airmale
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Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Tue Apr 24, 2001 5:18 am

Is SRs Grey belly bare metal or paint? it looks like paint, how did they get the matte look in it? i prefer it to the stupid Blue bellies theyre sporting now, so BA-ish, hope the Grey ones return Smile

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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Tue Apr 24, 2001 5:20 am

Somebody mentioned to me that there is one Swissair A330 with a blue belly. Is that true and if so do you know which one it is?

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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Tue Apr 24, 2001 5:24 am

It's color and I hope they replace all of them with the blue belly.

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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Tue Apr 24, 2001 5:34 am

this post is for Bodobodo.....the 1 Swissair A330 with a blue belly is HB-IQL
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Tue Apr 24, 2001 5:36 am

Dragon-wings,

Thanks for the info on HB-IQL.

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Felix
 
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Wed Apr 25, 2001 1:05 am

they should stick to their own ID rather then promote a loser alliance and force other carriers to wear the stupid blue bellies too, I cant even picture how ugly theyll look on Air Portugal also why does the alliance have the worst airlines for members, have Turkish airlines quit them Confused
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Wed Apr 25, 2001 1:23 am

I think the blue bellies look pretty good. The standard red-white-grey color scheme is boring is hell. The only ones worse are Lufthansa and Air France Whitewash colors.

Why can't any European airline come up with something nice, like Wanula Dreaming, or Raffles, etc. British Airways had an interesting thing going but that didn't last long  Sad.

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airmale
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Sat May 05, 2001 9:33 pm

News for you! SR have cancelled the Blue belly idea, only a few aircraft from their and Sabena's fleet are now sporting the look, no other aircraft will be painted in that livery and other members also do not have to repaint their planes in the Qualiflyer scheme now Smile
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Sat May 05, 2001 11:38 pm

I actually liked the blue bellies, but I also liked the grey bellies, anything from Swissair is good.
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Sat May 05, 2001 11:59 pm

I flew last week ZRH-LHR on a MD-11 with blue belly. I more like the grey belly, the Swissair color is red, not blue.

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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Sun May 06, 2001 12:52 am

A little coulor on the bellie is not wrong, hope they will keep it.

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airmale
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Mon May 07, 2001 12:36 am

Choclate Brown would look great with same coloured engines, will make the Red really stand out Smile
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Oliver
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Mon May 07, 2001 6:10 am

What about red engines? Would look much better in my opinion...
 
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Mon May 07, 2001 9:51 am

I have a friend that created a nice swissair scheme if you want to see it e-mail me. Its all red with thin white lines on the bottom of decreasing width and big white swissair white cross and red engines with white cross on them.
 
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Mon May 07, 2001 9:51 am

oh yeh. The belly is painted grey
 
Oliver
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RE: Swissair Grey Belly; Paint Or Metal?

Mon May 07, 2001 8:58 pm

Hey ILOVEA340: I'd like to see the swissair scheme! what's your e-mail?

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