727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 7230 posts, RR: 20 Posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1603 times:
Now, I've noticed that the ex TW MD80s don't have the black noses like the original AA aircraft MD80 do, then it dawned on me, that NONE of the aircraft in AA fleet have the black nose. So why do the MD80 aircraft have the black nose???
I feel woozy....what did you put in that Pudding Pop?
Blink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5498 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1527 times:
Yes, I have noticed this. Not even the Fokkers have this scheme. I think they did it for glare protection as I have seen other airlines do on different types(BA on 757s, WN on 737s and so on). I kind of like the "Black nose" as it makes them somewhat unique. I however am thankfull though that the ex-TWA planes did not as it is easier to spot which ones were with TWA and which ones weren't.
Give me a break, I created this username when I was a kid...