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Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:10 am


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Just out of the hangar for the first time, this is the look for the new Swiss low-fare operator Helvetic.com, starting ops next week. Anyone like it???

We used to have a TV character in the UK called "Mr. Blobby" and I think that this would be the ideal candidate for the Blobby-Plane!

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:12 am

Definitely very eye-catching. Kinda reminds me of a color you may find on a ZIP airplane. I thinks it's cool. Very female, but cool. Anyone know if this was one of the sold AA F100s?

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:16 am

hmmmmmmmmm............


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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:17 am

Very nice, it stands out like Song does in USA.


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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:10 am

It reminds me something Barney would fly in around the U.S. (referencing Barney the Dinosaur for those that are not around kids a lot).
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 11:37 am

ZIPs colours are just plain ugly if you ask me.... Canadian Norths are much nicer, even Air Canada's boring old stuff looks better...


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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 1:04 pm

Looks like giant flying bottle of Pepto-Bismol
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 2:07 pm

I agree it gets your attention. Looks like good and plenty candy if you ask me. I hate the candy and the livery alike.

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 2:19 pm

I'm just looking forward to nail it in snow under blue skies...
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 5:32 pm

It's great Laugh out loud I like liveries that are different than all the rest  Smile



Wasn't Mr. Blobby great? Laugh out loud

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:19 pm

It looks like a giant raspberry blamange. Big grin

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:27 pm

"Wasn't Mr. Blobby great? "
Only somebody from Nottingham would say that  Laugh out loud
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:31 pm

I do like it actually, the helvetic livery. I have no idea what Mr. Blobby is.

The Helvetic scheme is an interesting colour that I really havent seen before. This thread is the first time I ever saw Zip's scheme, as well.

But yeah, the Helvetic scheme is interesting. Very neat, it makes those F100s look kinda cool actually. And their wings are painted as well, which is something I wish the other majors would do.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:34 pm

And their wings are painted as well...

Then you see more than anybody else... Big grin


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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:38 pm

It's on their website.  Big grin
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:42 pm

Actually, nevermind, it isn't anymore.

Before the first plane was painted the website had a concept drawing with the F100 and it had pink painted wings.

But the image they have there now shows silver wings, so i retract my statement. Darn, wish they'd done those magenta wings. But the silver goes well with the magenta as long as they keep it polished.
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:49 pm

GKirk, only someone from Scotland would be so embarrassed about their country that they have to change it to Mayotte Laugh out loud

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:23 pm

Anyone know if this was one of the sold AA F100s?

Yeah they are all going to be ex AA aircraft from the Mojave. I think there is 8 coming to EMA all together where they are going through the whole process

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:23 pm

And that coming from someone from a country nobody cares about...the United Kingdom  Laugh out loud
Anyway, that colour scheme....its a little pink is it not?  Laugh out loud
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 9:43 pm

First Helvetic.com Fk.100 is painted (as you've seen) and should air test today prior to delivery later this week. The second (formerly AA's '65N) will be going into paint shortly, and the third (formerly AA's '68N) arrived EMA yesterday. There are, I believe, 12 former American Fokker 100s for Helvetic on the work sheets for BMI Engineering at EMA.

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:19 pm

Well, it´s something... different! But as I look at it a bit longer I really like it. Looks good on the F100. BTW, I´m missing the reg on the fuselage. Where is it painted?

Looks like the new european LCC prefer colorfull liveries. Just look at HLX or germanwings.

But I like it, better than those all-white fuselages.  Smokin cool
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:24 pm

Registration is below the engine, covered by the open lower cowlings.

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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Mon Nov 24, 2003 11:12 pm

Definitely distinctive.
Actually I like their website's design even more. Very very cool!!
Plus it's always nice to have a full non-white fuselage.....
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Tue Nov 25, 2003 3:51 am

Is this company going to do what ZIP did? "all the colors of the rainbow". I don't think that it looked very good on the airplanes untill they scaled back the colors, now it looks good!



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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Tue Nov 25, 2003 8:22 am

nice new Zip scheme there, very mid 90's look to it. Now, funny everytime I meet someone from Europe they complain about the white fuselages over there and how boring everything is but now this is something colorful and it looks like Barney's private jet.. (I'm very anti-Barney) Back to the Helvetic livery, all it needs is a logo on that tail. Enjoy it while you can, before they change their minds in a few months and get an all white fuselage...
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Tue Nov 25, 2003 8:44 am

Like VS340 said, it looks like Pepto Bismol. What next, are they going to paint one the color of NyQuil?
 
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Tue Nov 25, 2003 10:12 am

Well at least its not all white.
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RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

Tue Nov 25, 2003 10:31 am

Beats the All White, colored tail of the USA.
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