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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:38 am

That may be the best looking A330 livery out there, if not it's sure up there. Great looking aircraft.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:42 am

Clickhappy - you and another person (Whappeh?) posted the same thread topic with same picture at the same time!
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:43 am

actually I beat him by a few seconds, and that after adding the picture AND creating the news banner on the front page  Wink
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:50 am

Might as well write in here too:

She´s a beauty in US c/s

Way to go US!

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:52 am

Wow that´s a good looking A/C ! Will they paint all 330s with this C/S??
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:01 am

Love it. That paint looks good on everything.
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:20 am

Quoting Clickhappy (Reply 3):
actually I beat him by a few seconds, and that after adding the picture AND creating the news banner on the front page Wink

Bah!

Regardless, it looks amazing I think. The scheme keeps looking better and better on the larger aircraft.
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:28 am

Wow... I don't like it as much as I thought I would!!! I give it a distinct B!!

It looks better on the 757 and A320.

I think it accentuates the oddly-shaped nose of the A330/340.

The old colors looked more majestic on this bird!!!

Oh well, it is certainly better than some other liveries out there on the 330.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:34 am

WOW! i really didn't know what i was gonna think about this, but it does look pretty damn good! hopefully the guys at MAN can get some more images for us when she flies there tomorrow morning
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:36 am

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 8):
I think it accentuates the oddly-shaped nose of the A330/340.

Though I do agree with you, I think the angle of which the photo is shot at is also helping that along. There is another photo from today that doesn't seem to show off the awkward nose as much and it looks great!
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:38 am

Looks good! Now I have to update my FS AI traffic...
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:47 am

Pretty, shiny  Smile

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:03 am

Well done Carlos, I dont have a break to visit SJU because I was working but thanks for the upload and also Carlos Aleman that took a shot of it. Now I have a visual idea of how it looks.... In my personal opinion I really don't like it too much, the 762's looks better with that sheme.

At least is better than the old dark/blue peeling paint....
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:13 am

Amazing! Hopefully see it in the flesh tomorrow at MAN!

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:32 am

Quoting LHStarAlliance (Reply 5):
Will they paint all 330s with this C/S??

No i'm pretty sure that they only want to paint one and leave the rest.



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Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:45 am

 bored  I don't like it. If forced to between old and new colours, I'd have to choose the older colour scheme  duck 

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:49 am

Quoting CayMan (Reply 1):
That may be the best looking A330 livery out there, if not it's sure up there.

you are definately right! It's very hard to beat this great livery.
 
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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:55 am

It does look decent, but I have other favorites on the A330. Give me a red tail A330 any day.

Everybody says the new livery on this plane is the best blah blah blah, why bother saying that if you know your perceptions will change over time? Same thing goes with new liveries.
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:01 am

That is a nice looking livery! Did it undergo an engine swap as well?
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:40 am

I liked the older c/s better on the A330, to be honest...but maybe it is one of those times where it will grow on me or I need to see it in person...
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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:42 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 16):

I feel the same too. I think the old US Livery looks very nice on the A330.

I like the new livery on their 737 thou
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:57 am

I hope they paint the red stripe on the winglets, it doesn't look nice like it is now all blue...
 
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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:18 am

That looks really good!
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:29 am

For our friends accross the pond her first European port of call will be CDG Saturday morning, changed from MAN.

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 9:48 am

Quoting LGA777 (Reply 24):
For our friends accross the pond her first European port of call will be CDG Saturday morning, changed from MAN.

LOL -  rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 

There is going to be a lot of disappointed spotters at MAN tomorrow morning then!

I bet all the MAN spotters are by now in bed, and have set their alarm clocks to be up at the crack of dawn awaiting the arrival of the A330 in the new livery with their cameras!

Only to find out it is a classic livery A330 to arrive!
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:01 am

I think you'll find this is the best A330 livery out there!!!


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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:02 am

Quoting FelixSJU (Reply 22):
I hope they paint the red stripe on the winglets, it doesn't look nice like it is now all blue...

On the US 757 winglets and on the E-jets, there's a little bit of red on top of the winglet similar to the tail. I'm assuming that US did similar on the A330; but it's a bit tough to tell in the above-photo... the face of the winglet is facing downward and away from the sun but I think there's some red there if one looks closely.
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:07 am

Quoting LHStarAlliance (Reply 5):
Will they paint all 330s with this C/S??

Yes.

Quoting BMIbaby733 (Reply 26):
no?

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:12 am

I love it Big grin



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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:24 am

Quoting BMIbaby733 (Reply 26):
I think you'll find this is the best A330 livery out there!!!

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:30 am

Anyone know of any chance of a Star Alliance A330?
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:41 am

Quoting Gilesdavies (Reply 25):
LOL -

There is going to be a lot of disappointed spotters at MAN tomorrow morning then!

I bet all the MAN spotters are by now in bed, and have set their alarm clocks to be up at the crack of dawn awaiting the arrival of the A330 in the new livery with their cameras!

Only to find out it is a classic livery A330 to arrive!

They'll be like camper who just got their food eaten by a bear.
Nice look will miss the o/c though.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:05 am

Quoting Whappeh (Reply 31):

I think ETOPS1 can answer that.

I like the new colors on it and it has to be one of the best schemes on the A330.

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:26 am

I think it's a winner!  bigthumbsup   bigthumbsup   bigthumbsup 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:35 am

Quoting Usair320 (Reply 32):
They'll be like camper who just got their food eaten by a bear.
Nice look will miss the o/c though.

 rotfl  That will sum it up nicely! Just think of how one of the soon to be discarded AC A340s will look in this livery! China route or not, I do see US picking a few of these up.
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 11:35 am

I love it.. I think it looks really swell on the 330. In fact I prefer the new colours on the 330 than the old.

Before - unusal and pretty spiffy looking.

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:14 pm

Maybe I'm missing something but to me it's just another boring white plane. Oh well, to each thier own.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:36 pm

Quoting N776AU (Reply 6):
That paint looks good on everything.

 no 

Quoting Charger (Reply 37):
Maybe I'm missing something but to me it's just another boring white plane. Oh well, to each thier own.

Got to go with Charger on this one. Sorry, but this is a lousy colourscheme. All it needs is an airline name in cyrillic for it to look like one of those amateurish schemes that popped up after the fall of the USSR.


Just an opinion, I know, but the gap between this tired and forgettable scheme and, for example, CO's timeless livery is vast.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:45 pm

Quoting Charger (Reply 37):
Maybe I'm missing something but to me it's just another boring white plane. Oh well, to each thier own.

You missing the blue and red tail, the blue and red striped bottom of the fuselage and the cool wavy thing at the back.. LOL Big grin You see it now? What do you think now?

Yeah it is another boring white plane, but in my personal opinion it looks nicer than the dark colours they had before.
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:09 pm

Ehh...I don't like it as much as I thought I would. Red stripe on the winglet might help it.

That said, I'll probably grow to like it, as happened with NW's current colors.

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:49 pm

Quoting PHLBOS (Reply 27):
On the US 757 winglets and on the E-jets, there's a little bit of red on top of the winglet similar to the tail. I'm assuming that US did similar on the A330; but it's a bit tough to tell in the above-photo... the face of the winglet is facing downward and away from the sun but I think there's some red there if one looks closely

I was talking with the guy that took the photo and he told me it dont have red on wingleds. Proably they will add it later.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 1:56 pm

I'm not a big fan either. It doesn't look horrible or anthing, but I much prefer the older colors on the A330.
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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 3:33 pm

I saw her today at PHL. The plane looks really good from a distance, but close up it's kinda...dull. The winglets are all blue from what I remember. Seems as though many airlines are moving toward white liveries.
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:34 pm

I also think the old livery was the greatest ever. It doesn't look bad but, it's not the same. It even looks like a different plane.

The old livery was majestic, beautifully crafted and gave the airline some kind of prestigious look that this livery is taking away - whether they had the prestige or not. But yet, the 767 looks better with this paint job!  scratchchin 

So.. I don't know. Point is, the A330 looks better in the old US Airways.

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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:42 pm

The new paint scheme looks great on the A330......

I think the 767 looks better though.............
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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:45 pm

Wow, amazing looking livery on an amazing plane! This livery suits well the A330's !

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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:44 pm

What's the Sunday schedule after todays CDG leg?

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RE: First US Airways A330 In New Colors - See It Here

Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:47 pm

Im sorry but that is a dreadfully dated looking livery!
 
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Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:55 pm

No no no

Youré wrong BMIbaby733, My Travel c/s looks like a washing powder carton

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