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Most Efficient Repaint Of Whole Fleet  
User currently offlineTFFIP From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 211 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2718 times:

Who has been the most efficient/systematic about applying a new livery to a large fleet?
I always seem to think AC was a swift transition?

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User currently offlineDl767captain From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2539 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 2512 times:

AC was fast, in recent memory DL moved very quickly with this current livery especially after the merger.

User currently offlineADent From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1407 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2196 times:

I think UA if you mean not wasteful.

They only painted 60% of the fleet in 6.5 years. That means the other 40% will skip a whole paint job. Can't get much more efficient than not wasting paint/spending money on almost half of the fleet.

If you mean efficient as speedy, then UA doesn't qualify.


User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2361 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2123 times:

JL comes to mind... I couldn't believe how quickly their Crane scheme became a thing of the past...


"Drunk drivers run stop signs. Stoners wait for them to turn green."
User currently offlineUnited787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2780 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 1997 times:

Quoting FRAspotter (Reply 3):
JL comes to mind... I couldn't believe how quickly their Crane scheme became a thing of the past...

And will now become a thing of the future...


User currently offlineETinCaribe From Ethiopia, joined Dec 2009, 740 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 11 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 1729 times:

Quoting United787 (Reply 4):
And will now become a thing of the future...

And thank goodness for that, I love that iconic logo.


User currently offlineatcsundevil From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 1230 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (3 years 11 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1298 times:

How about CO back in the 90s when Bethune took over? A day less than one year for the whole fleet IIRC...

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