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Dutch Constellation, In Which KLM Livery?  
User currently offlineAirOrange From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1093 times:

The Aviodome Lockheed Constellation, which arrived very recently at Lelystad (NL) will be repainted into a KLM colourscheme. What KLM colourscheme will this Connie receive? The original KLM-Connie scheme or the current KLM blue-roof livery? I think it would be nice to see that Constellation in the current KLM-scheme as I liked to see the old AA-scheme on a Boeing 757. The contrast between old and new would be striking. A Connie in the orginal KLM-Connie livery would be to predictable in my opinion though very nice too. Is there already news about the repaint of this Constellation??

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User currently offlinePH-BFA From Netherlands, joined Apr 2002, 562 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1086 times:

I thought it would be painted in the old livery. Also very nice.

PH-BFA


User currently offlinePhbug From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 34 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1060 times:

Hoi Air Orange

I think it will be the old cls.

The constelation is now at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
I saw him yesterday at Hangar12.
I think he we be painted here.


User currently offlineSchreiner From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 960 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1023 times:

Correct, it will be painted in the old cls, and indeed in Hangar 12.

Nice to see a connie again in the Netherlands. Last time was 1 year ago at Texel Airshow (MATS connie fly by)

I love the bird!

Cheers,
Schreiner

PS. Will it make pax flights in the future?



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User currently offlineAirOrange From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 998 times:

Thank you for the information. I think it is a very exciting job for the paintshop people to paint an historic paintscheme. I'm looking forward to meet this fresh painted Connie soon. To me the Constellation is, next to the Caravelle, Concorde, Tu-114, VC10, DC3, DC8, Boeing 707 and the Boeing 757, one of the nicest aircraft ever built.


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