jr
Topic Author
Posts: 1043
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 1:15 am

UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 6:03 am

On a similar note to the AA 777, I'm sure you all have seen the
photo of the UA777 in old colors on airliners.net. I found that
pretty strange too - didn't united take delivery of its 777s in
the new colors?
I've flown on 9V-SPK.
 
JZ
Posts: 422
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 1:55 am

RE: UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 6:06 am

jr: you are right on that. No UA 777 was painted in the old livery. Someone might be doing a little creative editing here.
 
Paul
Posts: 514
Joined: Thu Feb 10, 2005 10:59 am

RE: UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 6:10 am

It is a fake picture, repainted, i can find the orignial one.

Veni, vidi, vici.
 
unitedair
Posts: 61
Joined: Wed Jul 14, 2004 5:42 pm

RE: UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 6:35 am

Yeah, i'm sure it's a fake too. They didn't recieve any 777s in their old livery like jz said.

Paul, where did you see the original on airliners.net? I'll look for it!
 
l188
Posts: 9
Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2005 9:03 am

RE: UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 6:51 am

I must be slipping. I went right past that one to glance at the AA777 to examine. And I didn't key onto it!!!. No 777 where delivered in the old United scheme. In fact the second prototype wore the new United scheme not the Boeing house colors. I belive that the number one 777 was the only one that was painted in the factory scheme, can anybody confirm that???

We don't need to have edited pictures on the planes page. But I don't think a page dedicated to edited photos (aka fakes) would be a bad idea. It does take some talent to come up them.
 
Guest

RE: UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 7:02 am

Yes, they are both fakes. You can tell if you look close enoguh. United began painting 777 in their new scheme, and not one ever went in the old. sorry. by the way, that is supposedly N777UA, which I belive took delivery late, when at least 80-90% of planes were in the new colors!
 
flyf15
Posts: 6633
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 11:10 am

RE: UAL 777 in old colors

Tue Jan 05, 1999 8:28 am

L188, you are right about only the first one being painted in house c/s.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos