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Did Anyone Ever Actually Like...

Thu Jun 24, 1999 12:10 am

TWA's old white and red striped livery?
 
MAC_Veteran
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RE: Did Anyone Ever Actually Like...

Thu Jun 24, 1999 2:01 am

I liked it and I also liked the old "Globes livery" too. Both are classic liveries. Back in 1988 I flew on one of their L-1011s from SFO-STL-EWR..I enjoyed that flight very much.

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David L
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RE: Did Anyone Ever Actually Like...

Thu Jun 24, 1999 2:14 am

Yes, except the black anti-glare panel under the windshield.
 
DeltaShuttle
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RE: Did Anyone Ever Actually Like...

Thu Jun 24, 1999 4:12 am

It was not a bad livery in my opinion. I agree with Devid L. I did not like the balck anti-glare panel under the windshield. However, relative to the liveries of other airlines, it is not one of my favorites.
 
CV990
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RE: Did Anyone Ever Actually Like...

Thu Jun 24, 1999 5:41 am


Hi JWM AirTrans!

TWA livery is worldwide, even if we love it or not. I personally think old TWA livery the "Globe" one, but even the red /white was striking, in any buzzy airport if you look to the tails and see a red one with the 3 magic words T W A, you would know the guys were there! The new one, well its ok but it blends with other tails!
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cedarjet
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RE: Did Anyone Ever Actually Like...

Thu Jun 24, 1999 7:17 am

On FS98, you can see the aircraft from the outside (use the minus button to move further away, and arrow keys to change view). I have a CD-ROM of extra aircraft, and I take off in the TWA 747 with the livery you describe, and above scattered clouds in bright sunlight 15,000 ft over Chicago and Lake Ontario I do aerobatics (lots of barrel rolls) as I listen to loud playbacks of music I am working on. The TWA 747 is the best livery for this, it just seems to look right. And the black glareshield does set the red and white off in quite a striking way. Best TWA livery ever is the new one. Love that all-black tail-cone! Very cool.
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