kbuf737
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AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 2:52 pm

This is my first post on Anet. I've been observing discussions for months and I finally decided to dip into my student strapped bank account. I was wondering though, AA has had the same paint scheme for decades, since the '70s I think, and it seems as though most airlines tend to update their livery every 10-15 years, or every 3 years in DL's case, but does anybody know if AA plans on keeping this well into the future, I love their schemes and I miss the big silver birds here in BUF.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 2:55 pm

I, like you, have been observing for months also. So, Like you, yesterday I made the same decision.

So I'm gonna throw you a bone by replying to your topic...

AA has no future plans that I have heard to repaint those beautiful a/c.

Here in DEN, when the ground is covered in snow, it reflects off of those birds like a diamond.

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 2:59 pm

Welcome to both of you. In the past this has been brought up and people feel very, and I mean VERY strong and passionately about AA's paint scheme. I myself would like to see it updated at some point, yes I know that money is TIGHT, tho once they weather this current cycle, they should look a freshening up the timeless look.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:03 pm

Their silver metallic livery is certainly a classic. I think because they don't have as much paint on their planes as part of their livery, there are actually savings in fuel costs because the planes are lighter. This MAY be part of the reason why they haven't changed...plus, also, their financial situation, like many of the US majors, isn't too healthy.
Welcome to the forum, both of you. I joined only 2 weeks ago and I find it a strangely addictive forum. Great for venting and expressing opinions that normal 'civilians' wouldn't understand.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:06 pm

This is my last post for tonight, school tomorrow...

Quantasclub, this is a very addicting forum...

Can we get an AA 777 here in DEN?  Big thumbs up
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:07 pm

It is quite addictive. I would add on top of this, I think its that AA on the tail. The contrasting colors are gorgeous. And those old 727's, ahh I remember when I was a kid, and AA was in RDU, BUF had daily 727's down to RDU, quickest way to get to Florida from BUF was on AA. Those days are surely missed, nothing like heading west to ORD before heading south on a 3 hour flight.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:08 pm

"I think because they don't have as much paint on their planes as part of their livery, there are actually savings in fuel costs because the planes are lighter."

Yes, but I can almost guaran-damn-tee you that those savings get pumped into polishing that chrome into what we know as silverbird today.

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:19 pm

"Quantasclub, this is a very addicting forum"

Uh oh....Looks like someone put that unforgivable 'u' in Qantas again. Not a good idea on this forum  Wink/being sarcastic Regardless, welcome to the forum.

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 4:38 pm

Hey Buffalo? How's the weather? If you like the livery of AA, get the book called "Silverbird" or "Silverbirds." I have it and it has lots of pictures of their aircraft from start to current. It is also informative (although I bet Skip7966 would not agree). And yes, A.net is addictive, study first then play on the computer!!!!
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 4:48 pm

New Paint Job = Cost of Paint + Extra Weight on Plane = More Money for AA = Bad for Earnings

Plus, there's no point in updating such a beautiful and classic livery anyways.
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:03 pm

Don't forget that Singapore Airlines hasn't changed their livery at all since the 70s either.... with the exception of a few lines on the plane.


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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:17 pm


American Airlines better NOT change there colors!


Updates aren't always a good thing, especially now days. I would hate to see them reduce themselves to a white fuselage & painted like half of the airlines in the world.


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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:24 pm

Well I am number 3 today i guess... I have been watching the posts for about 6-7 months now and have been coming to this site since it went up. So when I saw the first two posts were people who had joined I thought it was about time... anyway, glad to be onboard. AA - nice color scheme but I think it is pretty outdated... needs a change in my opinion.

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:35 pm

Outdated?
Not even.
It's timeless. It's classy. It outshines all other airlines at any given domestic airport.

I am glad the top brass at AA will not change it.


BTW, AA went to the current (hopefully permanet) colors in 1968.  Smile
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:42 pm

I've always admired the polished silver fuselage on American Airlines' planes.

But the triple cheatline and A"A tail logo could use some updating.

Look at all the excited feedback on Airliners.net whenever a carrier adopts a new livery. Change is exciting, and after several terrible years, American could use some positive excitement.
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:59 pm

The next person who spells QANTAS with U like QUANTAS will have his membershop revoked. It's official. (i've had 'a word' to the administrators)

As for classic liveries, Qantas hasn't changed it's present one for about 20 years and it still looks as good as ever. Distinctive and instantly recognisable. Gotta love those red tails!



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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 6:03 pm

While AA has a classic scheme. I'm a TWA fan. I get a sick little smirk on my face anytime I see a 757 with red showing because the gray paint is peeling.

I think that the Retrojet scheme is incredible. That red cheatline on the 757 really looks sharp. I would have no complaints if they figured out a modernized logo for that look.

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 6:16 pm

I've always loved AA's scheme. It's one of those timeless classics that you just don't change. Just because something is 'old' doesn't mean it's outdated and needs to be modernized. Do you see people complaining about how Fenway Park should have a retractable dome? Do you see people saying the Chevy Corvette should undergo a radical redesign?

Alas, however, as more and more composites are used throughout aircraft bodies, AA will have to move to another c/s, as there may not be a lot of metal TO polish.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 6:24 pm

I have had the pleasure of seeing the AA Retrojet 737 on the ground at IND for a few hours one night (obviously a divert). I have about a roll of film somewhere around the house. I think (wish) AA should keep their current livery (for cost sake, simplicity sake and for good ol' nostalgia sake) and have those few Retrojet schemes for photo opportunities.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 6:57 pm

Hi folks,

Regarding AA, Superfly wrote :

'It outshines all other airlines at any given domestic airport'

I think quite the contrary AA planes look like they belong to another age, and some do actually. I am afraid this reflects the overall service approach of that company as well. Another airline which has the silver metallic look is Aeromexico but it somewhat looks much better.

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 8:47 pm

I agree with most of the posters here. AA should never change its livery. When we say it is a "timeless classic," it's just that -- timeless. I could see them tweaking a bit with the "AA" logo, and perhaps adding a new "AA" logo to the fuselage instead of "American," but there will likely never be any change to the polished bare-metal color scheme.

I, for one, am glad that my airline of choice has a classic and consistent color scheme instead of changing every few years ... which, as we all know, results in having up to four different schemes in the livery at one time ... you know who I'm talking about.
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 9:38 pm

ok it's good to see this was just a question. I am soooo relieved..!!!

As much as sometimes one gets tired to see so much AA here at Miami, I can't imagine seeing so much of any another airline w/out getting sick. Yet, nowadays seeing that so many airline identities are undistiguishably boring; it makes me appreciate their unique, yet simple livery more than I ever have.

There is something about classic color schemes that makes you stop and look, even if you've seen them a 1000 times before. If it's not the sun shining on the polished metal, it's the blue sky reflecting on the fuselage, but there is always new to see. Is even good for photographers: you don't need a low sun angle to get a decent shot of this memorable scheme.

I think quite the contrary AA planes look like they belong to another age, and some do actually. I am afraid this reflects the overall service approach of that company as well. Another airline which has the silver metallic look is Aeromexico but it somewhat looks much better

Yes, another age where aviation was more glamorous than it is today? Certainly something from the distant past. As for Aeromexico, the colors to compliment the metallic fuselage are rather dull. In fact I beg to differ, I believe it looks worse and these colors don't represent the country at all. Probably the only metallic livery that doesn't stimulate my visual sense..

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 11:23 pm

Hey KBUF, welcome to the site. I'm originally from BUF and fly into there several times a year. I too miss the shiny AA livery. The white ERJ Eagle jets just don't cut it. If you want to see a shiny bird, go over to BUF on Saturday Dec.20th sometime in the afternoon. That's when the Miami Dolphins would normally fly in for the Sunday game (on the 21st). They usually charter an AA 767-300. It's always nice to see it parked at gate 1.

On another note, keep us posted on any happenings at BUF. There's a pretty good WNY contingent on this board. Later!
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 11:33 pm

Has any one noticed that the composite sections of AA's A300's are a plain grey colour rather than polished silver, (for obvious reasons)
It makes you wonder what AA will do if they order the 7E7, and Boeing make the fuselage from composites as they have proposed.
I can't see AA operating these without some form of livery change, otherwise they will begin to look a little like Asiana's fleet. (he he eh)
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 11:36 pm

Hey guys, thanks for all your warm welcomes. Glad this didnt turn into a this is better than that forum. Things in BUF are good for those of you interested. A bit chilly this morning but hey, we deal with it up here. As for having ERJ's come into BUF and alot of mid-sized airports especially upstate? is this to improve frequency yet maintain load factors, or has the market suffered that much in the last few years? I noticed AA, and DL are both just AE and Comair services now? Any ideas? Thanks

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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 11:39 pm

I for one don't mind the AA livery in general. However, I have one big problem with it. In the 60s, 70s and even 80s the livery looked good because the entire body was bare metal. But since today's planes use many composite materials, especially on the engines and tail, those parts cannot be "shiny silver" and are a dull, painted gray. This to me looks terrible, a mismatched hodgepodge. If nothing else, AA needs to update/revise their scheme so the engines and tail look more integrated with the overall design.
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 11:52 pm

Hi ORD,
You just repeated my sentiments exactly (see reply 23)

Nice to see great minds thinking alike!
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Thu Dec 04, 2003 11:55 pm

I like the AA livery a lot. I dont want it to ever change. It is a classic.


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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:00 am

I agree with you Ord. Especially the composite radome looks terrible against the silver. Maybe they should widen the cheat lines to cove the entire nose section or paint it black like Alitalia or LOT or red like Air India. Regardless AA is still a classic. It sue is better than the DL fleet which has three different color schemes. What's up with that. It's like they keep changing their minds about what to do.
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:06 am

I ahve seen on http://www.liladesign.com some previews of the new AA c/s it they come with a new one.
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:06 am

Welcome to the forum all you "newbies"
A word to the wise which I think should be included in the welcome email.  Smile
Paint schemes when It comes to any airline PARTICULARLY AA, is a very sensitive issue to a lot of folks, it starts a very heated debate, which isn't itself a bad thing, but they do drag on. Personally I don't like the tin can look anymore, see (Mexicana) but that's just me, most find it classic.
It seems the biggest faux pas to make however is placing that "U" in Qantas!
You will be admonished like you will not believe!
It's an acronym, standing for Queensland and Northern Territories.. blah blah blah.  Smile
We all had it drummed into our heads that a "u" always follows a "Q" in school which I feel accounts for the "error".
So be forewarned, but by all means keep posting!!
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:10 am

Humble apologies to Mexicana devotees, I meant Aeromexico!
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:27 am

Personally I'd like to see the American Eagle scheme brought a little closer to the existing AA scheme, which is beautiful and timeless regardless of what the skin is made out of IMO. I see the F100s from time to time, and thinking that those CRJ700s aren't that much bigger, I always try to picture one in the AA scheme or something closely similar.

Regardless, I think we don't have to look too much further than DL as to what not to do to a scheme that has helped establish one's corporate identity.

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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:52 am

As someone has already stated, this is a passionate topic for many people. I personally love AA's scheme. It says everything about the airline. It is clear, defined, and different from everyone else these days. It sticks to the company's roots yet is not outdated looking. Those highly polished jets are magnificent! Personally, it shows that AA does not have to redefine itself every ten years. On that note; remember the Delta widget. It was a strong identity that they tossed out the window for an Aeroflot scheme (the new scheme is nice but lacks any real meaning). Why change a good thing?
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 12:52 am

AA isn't going to change their livery anytime soon. The fact it's WAY cheaper to apply an anti-corrosion coating on bare metal instead of painting the whole fuselage means AA won't have to saddle every plane with 100 to 200 kilograms of paint, which means lower fuel burn costs in the long run. Besides, it's such a distinctive livery for publicity purposes.  Smile
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:34 am

As for having ERJ's come into BUF and alot of mid-sized airports especially upstate? is this to improve frequency yet maintain load factors, or has the market suffered that much in the last few years? I noticed AA, and DL are both just AE and Comair services now? Any ideas?

I believe a big reason are the costs are cheaper to operate the smaller jets and the small/mid-size airports are a perfect fit for the Comair's and AA Eagle's of the world. Delta and AA will tell you how much better it is since they are adding frequencies (albeit cutting seat capacity). Since BUF and ROC have become such low fare hotbeds (Jetblue, Airtran, Southwest)....I'm sure AA and DL have to keep their costs down in those two cities (note that DL still operates MD-80's into Syracuse). Other people on this board are much more knowledgeable about this stuff than I, so maybe they can provide insight.
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:42 am

Leave it alone!

Just leave it alone DAMN IT
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 2:09 am

AA's current paint scheme is timeless in my opinion. No need to change it now. Then there's the fact that their employees are really in no mood to see the airline spend money on a new paint scheme.
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 2:16 am

Welcome KBUF737

I agree they could use a touch up maybe not a whole new look but perhaps freshen up the tail logos.

Its nice to have a fellow member in NY State.

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ord
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:34 am

"The fact it's WAY cheaper to apply an anti-corrosion coating on bare metal instead of painting the whole fuselage means AA won't have to saddle every plane with 100 to 200 kilograms of paint, which means lower fuel burn costs in the long run."

This is completely FALSE!!! The benefit of having less weight with bare metal is offset by more expensive maintenance procedures versus paint. This is fact. Bare metal is not cheaper than paint.

Boeing even did a study on this a few years ago:

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/aero_05/textonly/fo01txt.html

From the article: "Although the net operating cost of polished airplanes is slightly more than that of painted airplanes, no compelling reason generally exists to choose one type of livery over the other."

[Edited 2003-12-04 19:45:45]

[Edited 2003-12-04 19:47:48]
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:50 am

Should the United States 'update' it's flag because it's old?  Insane

Should the Louve get a 'updated' face lift?

Should The Great Wall of China get a 'new and 'hip' look?

Should BMW or Merecedes change there logo?


Jesus chist, some of you kids logic makes no sense. I hope AA never hires these silly youngins in there marketing department.

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ord
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:57 am

Actually, BMW has changed its logo many times over the years:

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/slash_2/emblem.htm
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 4:43 am

I'm sure this has been said since there are
so many entries:

For the most part,AA are great Don't change the basic.But do a makeover(update).
Like paint the vertical stabilizer and rest of the nose.The 2 generation aircraft looked super because they(Fleet),except nose, was painted complete.
Exception:A300-600.Different material made painting a challenge.

But then what's the dollars and cents.That's the bottom line.AA needs
a good cash flow,right now.

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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 4:56 am

Welcome new members! I'm part of that Upstate NY contingent Zrb2 mentioned; I'm from Rochester though I now live in DC. Like Dan I enjoy hearing any news from home.

Ssides and LMP summed it up best. AA's scheme is timeless. It looks as classy and up-to-date on a 777 today as it did on a 707 in 1975. It became even sharper once they figured out how to really buff that metal, during the 1980's. If they choose to change it, obviously that's up to them, but the existing scheme is a classic.

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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:21 pm

sadly it'll be changed or "modernized" most likely for the worse in either case. Thats why I take pictures. After seen their new colors a few times, i'll probably never care to look at their planes again (just like what happened to me with the new Delta c/s) When they do change it eventually hopefully they won't hire Lila design or Landor
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:38 pm

Just for grins...

quantas...

HA!

actually I would have to agree with everybody who thinks that an all white fuselage with tail logo is boring. Extremely Boring.

Liveries should make an airline stand out, not blend in...

ok I learned my lesson...

qantas

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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:44 pm

My first time, too.

I do branding and design work for a major carrier, and have to admit that eventhough American's service, personality, and even the logo could use some serious consideration, they've got an asset in the bare metal. It would be a grave mistake to give it up.
 
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:46 pm

Ok, this term paper is getting to me, so here's my thought on the colors matter. Something completely radical, and completely ridiculous, but what about painting the wings in red and white stripes and painting the fuselage and nacells all blue with translucent white/gray stars on it, and then using the cursive from the Declaration of Independence, write We hold these truths to be self evident.... etc etc above the windows.. its crazy but hey why not, and of course keep the tail the way it is with the AA logo.. This shows how bugged out I am from this paper.. ok back to work....only one week left.
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RE: AA New Colors

Fri Dec 05, 2003 1:50 pm

KBUF737

That would make a great special paint scheme, dont get me wrong, but it would be way to expensive, expecially on the wings where the paint would just flake off, to paint a fleet like that

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