AlitaliaMD11
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VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 9:13 am

Hey


I was wondering in any one knew if all of VS's 747s and 343s have been painted in there new colors?

thanks




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Leezyjet
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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 9:18 am

Yes they have, the last a/c was painted about 6 months ago.

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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 9:18 am

Is there anyone on the boards besides me who prefers the "old" colors? Much more of a classic!
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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 11:35 am

Is there anyone on the boards besides me who prefers the "old" colors? Much more of a classic!
Sorry, pal, but Silver Dream Machine and Oyster Shell White all the way!

I was in LHR in November, and I saw "Dragon Lady" in the old colors, and a few weeks later, she was in the new colors.

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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 11:40 am

I don't mind the revised livery, but I certainly preferred the original cabin crew uniforms! They were distinctive and smart-as-hell looking. The current uniforms are just ho-hum.
 
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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 11:52 am

I never really liked the second colors that much. I don't know, a plain all-white fuselage never seemed to represent Virgin, or their CEO. It was just too plain.


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The newer livery looks modern and upbeat, retaining the classic "Virgin" tail yet giving it a wonderful metallic look. You should see how beautiful their 'planes look on a sunny day with the paint sparkling!


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Although I don't think they should've gotten rid of the original livery in the first place. Bring back the cheatline!


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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 12:14 pm

OB, I second you. Although I like all VS's color schemes I do favour the cheat line, it just looked very distinguished. But I guess as times change so do liveries.

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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sat Jul 31, 2004 11:47 pm

"You should see how beautiful their 'planes look on a sunny day with the paint sparkling!"

Virgin's aircraft are always so clean, not like BA's, which look like they've flown through a mud bath.
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RE: VS And Old Colors

Sun Aug 01, 2004 2:46 am

The cheatline never did much for me, and to me, it is kind of like the whole world stops when I see a VS 744.  Love

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