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Ugly Colorschemes

Mon Oct 30, 2000 8:47 pm

Can you name the ulgiest paint scheme you have ever came across?

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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Mon Oct 30, 2000 10:04 pm

I was never a fan of the pink c/s PSA had on their L1011, great way to make a good lookin' plane ugly.


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Mon Oct 30, 2000 10:35 pm

The most ugliest color scheme is that one of Sun Express, as you want to call it color scheme.


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Mon Oct 30, 2000 10:47 pm

With distance the KLM colorscheme. I get bored about this colorscheme. They have to change their livery, it is to simple. It is hard to talk that way about the own national carrier, but I will not change my oppinion for it.

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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Mon Oct 30, 2000 10:54 pm

the ugliest ever was worn by Ecuatoriana in the 70's, i also never liked Canadian Pacific, the Orange scheme 
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Mon Oct 30, 2000 11:25 pm

Isn't it obvious...?

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Okay Air Jamaica lovers, let me have it.
 
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RE: Jamaica Man!

Tue Oct 31, 2000 12:39 am

I think air holland and american airlines are really ugly.
 
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RE: Jamaica Man!

Tue Oct 31, 2000 1:52 am

Please take a look at Aer Fungus, oh I mean Aer Lingus!
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 2:24 am

Transaero, Air China, Tarom, Balkan, Sun Express, Braathens, Iran Air, Croatia, Spanair, Air Holland, Kuwait Airways, Eurowings, Aerolloyd, American Eagle, Indian Airlines, Finnair (all schemes), Delta (brandnew), Aeroflot (all versions)...:

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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 2:48 am

DeltaFlot, Continental, Iberia, Air China, Southwest, Air ALM.
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 2:56 am

JMC!!!

What were they thinking?
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 3:20 am

A lot of european airlines have ugly colorschemes.
Have a look at LH,AF and SR,terrible.
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 3:25 am

To me ugly colour schemes are those that are just one of the following;

1. Bland/boring & lack immagination


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2. Poor choice of colours


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4. Havn't been changed or altered in years or in some cases decades. They may still be nice in some cases but everything has a lifespan and these carriers just won't acknowledge that reality.


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 4:05 am

Without doubt the new SAS colours.
The old ones were nothing special, but the new coloursare a complete disaster to me!
I'm sure the Scandinavians could do much better then this, they are normally really good at designing things.
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 5:03 am

Right Klik, JMC is horrible

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JMC Nose

Tue Oct 31, 2000 5:04 am

They could improve JMCs design ten flod by just having a white nose. A lot more needs to be done, but painting the nose white would make such a difference!!!
 
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RE: JMC Nose

Tue Oct 31, 2000 5:13 am

I don't think that nose is part of the normal color scheme. Check pictures of other JMC aircraft. Maybe a borrowed radome?

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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 5:20 am

Here is one with normal radome

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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 7:51 am

I think Japan Air Lines and All Nippon have the most boring
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 7:55 am

The ugliest I have seen recently would have to be Virgin Blue.

Tacky, cheap and nasty with their website advertised on the side of its a/c.

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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 8:43 am

I think ANA, old Aeroflot, and old Cathay Pacific.
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 11:58 am

I think an Airways magazine article referred to the SAS new livery as looking like that of a hooker's/whore's make up.
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 12:02 pm


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 12:40 pm


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My vote has to go to the new USAirways c/s.    
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 1:03 pm

Hawaiian's DC-10 fleet. This color scheme is bad enough on American but looks a whole lot worst on Hawaiian.


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The standard livery on the DC-9-50s looks pertty sharp even though its getting up there in age.


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 2:21 pm

Sorry, I found a worse one than Hawaiian, possibly the worst of all - Aeromexico 1980s.


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 2:51 pm

As an art student, in my opinion, US Airways, United and TWA all show evidence of poor choice of colours. The grey on the United looks depressing, its grey is the colour I would expect to see in car interiors. The Black on the US Aiways is unsuitable and for TWA, I just can't see how black and red can go together. I'm not just picking on US airlines but these three individual schemes come to mind first.
 
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RE: US Air And TWA Colors

Tue Oct 31, 2000 3:14 pm


If you look closely,the colors on USAir and TWA are not black but dark blue. They look fine in my opinion, but what do I know?   It is a great improvement over thier old schemes

 
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RE: US Air And TWA Colors

Tue Oct 31, 2000 3:48 pm

Yes they are dark blue on TWA and US Airways. Actually I am a graphic designer and they are one of my favorites. LOL I guess this shows us our diverse taste in design and color. Its not as easy as it may seem. As for my choices. Southwest, China Eastern Airlines, the gold and orange Continental.

P.S. And yes, I like Air Jamaica, and JMC. Bold colors that break the grid make it a step above the rest.
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Tue Oct 31, 2000 11:30 pm

I am surprised noone has listed British Air yet. The tails on their planes are really ugly, their whole appearance needs a facelift. They should not take JMC as an example though. Jamaican is more like it, not very British though.
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Wed Nov 01, 2000 2:45 am

Hi,

I think all the albino planes are quite ugly-looking, nothing else to say...

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Bwia!

Wed Nov 01, 2000 3:20 am

BWIA (new colors) has the the worst scheme on earth!
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Wed Nov 01, 2000 5:25 am

Any airline with a white fuselage and a colored tail only

 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Wed Nov 01, 2000 11:54 am

- The old Northwest colors were hideous...
- Air France isnt so great
- USAirways old scheme
- DL old scheme

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Cactusa319

Thu Nov 02, 2000 3:56 am

Cactusa319 wrote:
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Any airline with a white fuselage and a colored tail only

Finnair?  


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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Thu Nov 02, 2000 8:33 am

... the ugliest?


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... WHAT A BORING SCHEMES!!!!!!!!
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Thu Nov 02, 2000 5:53 pm

What´s wrong with Avianca´s and ATAs livery? They´re special. And if you show ATA here, why not the truly ugly old livery?
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Fri Nov 03, 2000 1:31 am

what is wrong with air france livery ?
You can't even say it's boring !
It looks so nice !
Look at KLM paint scheme...
 
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RE: Ugly Colorschemes

Fri Nov 03, 2000 6:33 am


ATA scheme is beautiful! How in the hell is that boring? The old colors however....

Avianca isn't bad either...I like their retro colors too.

Air France? Ha! If you're into all white...

KLM is cool

Delta: wickedly ugly

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