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Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sat Apr 27, 2002 11:13 am

Can you give some examples of airline liveries that do not flatter the shape of the aircraft they are painted on?


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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sat Apr 27, 2002 11:39 am

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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sat Apr 27, 2002 5:18 pm

Some more.. well IMO!

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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sat Apr 27, 2002 9:49 pm

How boring and unexciting do these colour schemes make the planes look?


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These colour schemes do not do justice to the plane's beauty!

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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sat Apr 27, 2002 11:48 pm

any BA plane in the Union Jack scheme or any plane in United's boring colors
 
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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sun Apr 28, 2002 1:25 am

Aer Lingus Tristar and 747 - not too pretty at all.

 
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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sun Apr 28, 2002 1:25 am

The old Vanguard paint, anythign Metrojet (although there gone now so no worries  Smile ).

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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sun Apr 28, 2002 3:25 am

Here is an example of paint that flatters the lines of the aircraft...


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Looks great!
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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sun Apr 28, 2002 3:54 am

Here's mine


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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sun Apr 28, 2002 4:15 am

Caribb - they all work really well!!!


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Sun Apr 28, 2002 7:00 am


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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Sun Apr 28, 2002 7:09 am

here are my picks,

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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Mon Apr 29, 2002 11:47 am

This one wouldn't flatter a bus...


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...not that I have a problem with buses.
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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

Mon Apr 29, 2002 11:51 am

ROYAL JORDANIAN AIRLINES
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RE: Colour Schemes That Don't Flatter The Aircraft?

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