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User currently offlineLubcha132 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2776 posts, RR: 7
Posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 889 times:

OK, I thought ATA was going to be the 2nd to last, but then while i was doing BA i thought of SAS. I am certainly NOT doing braniff but i may think of one or 2 more.

-OLD Viking Ship-

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-MIDDLE Stripes-

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-NEW-

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My choice- OLD/Viking Ship


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User currently offlineTransSwede From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 997 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 832 times:

I like the newest one better right now...

But wouldn't it be cool if SAS painted one of their new A340's in the old Viking livery? So we could get that DC-8 vibe again...  Smile I think its a neat idea, several airlines have done it recently.


User currently offlinePacificflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 382 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 830 times:

Even to this day, when I think of SAS I always thought of their stripes colour scheme. I guess it's because I got use to see them in stripes since I was born. The new colour scheme is great too but I just had many memories as a kid with the stripes.

User currently offlinePacificflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 382 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 821 times:

I remember it well when they had 747s in the stripes livery. I even had a schabak model of it but I can't find it after I moved to live here in Florida from Thailand.  Sad


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User currently offlineTango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3802 posts, RR: 29
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 817 times:

My all-time favorite SAS livery is one that is not illustrated...

...the later Viking ship livery of the 1970s-early '80s.

To me it looked especially good on their 'eights' and 'nines'
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User currently offlineSK A340 From Sweden, joined Mar 2000, 845 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 801 times:


The current livery is the best one!


User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3980 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 793 times:

The newest one


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User currently offlineA330300 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 786 times:

Newest

User currently offlineBuckFifty From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1316 posts, RR: 20
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 781 times:

I liked how the last livery tied in all the national flag colours, instead of how they do it now (three little squares with their national flag motifs display.) Though I do like the colour scheme of the new aircraft. I just wished they kept the stripes in some form or another, as it was a key distinguishing feature of their corporate branding, as a whole.

User currently offlineTommy Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 912 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 780 times:

I've always liked the old one, with the Viking cheatline and head....

Looks great!
/Tommy Mogren



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User currently offlineAir Orange From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 765 times:

Okay, the Vikingship had more relations with the Scandinavian region but in time of globalization the new SAS is superb. Clear, tastefull and just state of the art! Especially the non-white fuselage is just G-R-E-A-T!

User currently offlineStaffan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 740 times:

As the first viking one, was before my time, I've never seen it in operation. So my choice would be the newest one, but I also like the one with the stripes of the scandinavian flags, but that's probably because it's going away now and getting rare, so perhaps that one is my favorite?? Big grin

Staffan


User currently offlineGOT From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 1912 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 717 times:

I like the current one the best. The almost white fuselage with two colour spots, I love it.


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Especially on the 736, looks amazing.
The old c/s are also nice, but the current one id definetly the best  Smile.

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User currently offlineFBU 4EVER! From Norway, joined Jan 2001, 998 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 687 times:

I grew up with the Viking Ship scheme of the late 50's and 60's,so this ranks as my all-time favourite.

An A340 or 330 in a "retro" version would be great!

BTW,the "flags" on the present scheme are referred to as "pixels" and are the most frequently complained about ideas of the new corporate image,followed by the uniforms.



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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 14, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 689 times:

The current scheme looks best on the 736, the previous one on the MD80s.



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User currently offlineGdabski From Poland, joined Oct 2001, 423 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 673 times:

In my opinion the current c/s is the best:

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User currently offlineTranStar From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 530 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (12 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 658 times:
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I like the stripes livery better, but the new one is great IF you see it in the right light. Too bright, and the grey looks white and boring. Too dark and the grey looks depressing. Just the right amount of sunlight makes it very attractive.

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