Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
SAS New Livery  
User currently offlineChautauquasaab From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 102 posts, RR: 0
Posted (16 years 6 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2697 times:

The new livery SAS introduced fairly recently is impressive! The red engines and dark blue tail really set it off. Too bad American didn't adopt such a color scheme. It would have been a perfect update of their current livery, which would seem to be in need of freshening up.

6 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineGardermoen From Australia, joined Jul 1999, 1529 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (16 years 6 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2590 times:

yes, it is very impressive. a very mature look. they also have "poems" by the foreward door. a clever touch.

User currently offlineThai747 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 1999, 814 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (16 years 6 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2580 times:

I think their new livery seems very flashy and eyecatching , I always liked SAS's scheme ( Accept the first one ).. 1 question though.. do SAS fly any MD-11 or DC-10?

User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3535 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (16 years 6 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2571 times:

I agree. I like it alot. I specially like the detail of the text "Scandinavian Ailines" on the fuselage. It's a brighter color than the rest of the fuselage, although the fuse seems to be all white. And the engines and tail - perfect.

To answer Thai747's question, I can say that SAS don't fly DC10 nor MD11. They had a couple of DC10's but they were replaced by the B767. Correct me if I'm wrong.

User currently offlineJlb From Denmark, joined Nov 1999, 68 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (16 years 6 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2577 times:

It's not to be conservative, but I think I liked the old livery better.

I have heard that the new 737-600 are called 'the pigs' among pilots (probably the pilots not yet qualified on them?) due to their short fat bodies and off white color. But I have to agree with you that the new livery is not all that bad compared to what we see out there.

Concerning the DC10s they used to be the workhorse of SAS long distance fleet, but the got rid of them some 10 years ago. Their only widebodies today are some 15 763s. SAS never had MD11s.

User currently offlineSkylinepigeon From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (16 years 6 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2552 times:

I have to say I'm in two minds about the new SAS livery. It seems perverse to paint only part of the engine nacelles red, and the titles on the fuselage are virtually invisible under most lighting conditions. The blue tail stands out well though (as it does on the new Delta colourscheme).

SAS have a very good website at www.sasflightops.com and this also features the new colours. (Sorry I don't know how to create a link).

Finally, B737s have been known (at least to British spotters) as 'pigs' for a long time, probably going back to -100 series days when they had short fat fuselages.

User currently offlineJr From United States of America, joined May 1999, 974 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (16 years 6 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2542 times:

I definitely prefer the old livery to the new although the new livery is not too bad . The titles on the fuselage, like Skylinepigeon said, are basically invisible though pretty cool looking when you realize its actually there. Never knew about the poems! Other than that it looks really pretty ordinary - another boring 'all white' fuslage.

I've flown on 9V-SPK.
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
SAS New Livery posted Tue Nov 17 1998 17:25:21 by CX747
SAS 767's In New Livery? posted Wed Jun 21 2000 02:16:46 by RyeFly
Sas New Colour Livery posted Sat Mar 20 1999 14:44:01 by Luke
AC New Livery- Differing Colors On Aircraft? posted Wed Jan 17 2007 05:05:39 by AirplaneBoy
SilverJet Being Painted In Its New Livery (Video) posted Tue Jan 16 2007 05:40:46 by Gh123
AI's New Livery! posted Tue Jan 16 2007 05:10:36 by AirplaneFan
US Airways 330 New Livery posted Tue Jan 9 2007 03:29:58 by MikeSA
Air New Zealand New Livery - Still Going Ahead? posted Wed Dec 27 2006 01:45:28 by QF772
LCF's New Livery! posted Wed Dec 6 2006 23:47:01 by LY4XELD
Caribbean Airlines Arrives POS In New Livery posted Mon Nov 27 2006 20:36:36 by JMBWEEBOY