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Complicated Special Liveries. Who Paint Them?  
User currently offlineJana From Antigua and Barbuda, joined Sep 2009, 110 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2490 times:

The Gulf Air, Malaysia and Wanula special themed liveries look very complicated. Who paint those and how do they get them nicely fit on the aircraft: do you know which companies produce those painting masks/stencils?


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User currently offlinecleared2land From United States of America, joined May 2010, 189 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2178 times:

I was wondering this myself. Great topic.


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User currently offlineDan23 From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2083 times:

The original 'Wunala Dreaming' scheme was painted on VH-OJB in 1994 by a group of artists who had been commissioned by QF to convert the artwork from an original painting. When VH-OJB was replaced with VH-OEJ in 2003 the aircraft was delivered from Boeing in an all red paint job and flown elsewhere in the USA (cant recall of the top of my head) for a repeat of the job but this time by a professional aircraft painting company.

737-838 VH-VXB 'Yananyi Dreaming' was painted at the Boeing factory prior to delivery.

More info on the two QF aircraft here:
http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/aircraft-designs/global/en


User currently offlineBlueJuice From United States of America, joined Jun 2010, 255 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2051 times:

Looks like the answer is lots of time and lots of skilled people.

Here is a video of a WN 737 being prepped with a special livery. Halfway through is when the plane enters the paint shop
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chTOSzlTZ_8

Here is an EVA Air A330 being prepped with a Sanrio Hello Kitty theme. While not as complicated, the video shows the work being down as opposed a time lapse.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5dlvpdSkK8

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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2447 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2026 times:

Quoting Dan23 (Reply 2):
737-838 VH-VXB 'Yananyi Dreaming' was painted at the Boeing factory prior to delivery.

One thing I always wondered is when that airplane is due for its heavy check ( or what ever check that is done to remove paint ), will they repaint her in that scheme or just paint her up in regular Qantas colors?



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User currently offlinebrenintw From Taiwan, joined Jul 2006, 1723 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2012 times:

Quoting BlueJuice (Reply 3):
Here is an EVA Air A340

FYR, It's an A330-200. BR has never flown the A340.



I'm tired of the A vs. B sniping. Neither make planes that shed wings randomly!
User currently offlineBlueJuice From United States of America, joined Jun 2010, 255 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1998 times:

Whoops, fat finger. Thanks for the correction.

User currently offlineunattendedbag From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2342 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1904 times:


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User currently offlineDan23 From Australia, joined Jun 2005, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1884 times:

Quoting SXDFC (Reply 4):

I have thought about that too.
VH-VXA has already been repainted in the new QF livery so -VXB mustn't be far away from having its turn.


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