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First Photos Of HA 717

Sat Jan 13, 2001 4:45 pm


Here they is:


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Looks good!

 
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sat Jan 13, 2001 5:08 pm

"Chester" move over, There's a new lady in town.... (If you have to ask who Chester is, then you've never seen an AS plane). The tail does look good. As for the rest, it looks not unlike most other airlines you see these days.
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sat Jan 13, 2001 5:38 pm

Is "Chester" your name for the Alaska Airline's eskimo or something? I never knew he had a name. Yeah, they could make a T-tail couple, except she looks like a younger woman, and I don't know at what airport they'd be next to eachother...ok, Im gonna shut up now.

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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sat Jan 13, 2001 6:02 pm

Older man/ Younger woman relations are rather common, so who knows what may happen between these two over time.... As I understand it, AS employees gave Chester his name shortly after he first appeared years ago.
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sat Jan 13, 2001 9:19 pm

I sort of miss the hippie kind of pink red slashes on the fuselage. Maybe too much 70s but I prefer these schemes above those white bodies.
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 1:00 am

I think it kinda looks like Deltaflot gone right I like it!
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 4:29 am


Not bad, but they could have put some color into the fuselage instead of just the tail....

As for Chester, he kinda looks like Bob Marley if you look at it in a certain light.

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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 6:55 am

Well they COULD be seen to be paired up at terminal 2 or 3 at LAX if they adopt that livery on the Diesel-10's.
 
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 11:56 am

Tail looks awesome, but the rest of the body is just okay.
 
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 12:10 pm

Will they oufit ALL their planes in that livery, and If so how long will it take?

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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 2:47 pm

According the to Hawaiian Airlines press release, the new livery will only appear on the new 717's. The new livery will not appear on the DC-10's as they plan on replacing them in the next couple of years.
 
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 2:55 pm

I like it a lot. The tail is beautiful, and the rest of the plane appears to be elegantly simple. I also can't wait to see what they replace the DC10s with, and how that livery looks on those.
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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 3:12 pm

I agree they should have done something else with the fuselage. My suggestion would be some elegant dashes on each side of the "Hawaiian" titles.

I really like the tail. The Hibiscus is a nice touch. That woman does not look like she'd put up with any crap.

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RE: First Photos Of HA 717

Sun Jan 14, 2001 4:09 pm

Aren't they going to replace the DC-10's with 767's? I think I read where the new contract with the pilots covers 767's.

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