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Shall We See An AA DC-9 Soon?

Wed May 16, 2001 10:32 am

Since AA is keeping the TWA DC-9's for the year 2002 and retireing them in 2003, will they get the AA livery? And, if so, will it be bare metal or that horribly ugly white one? A Bare metal AA livery on a D9S would be so cool  Smile
 
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RE: Shall We See An AA DC-9 Soon?

Wed May 16, 2001 10:41 am

I would guess that they won't bother painting them if they'll be out of the fleet so soon.
 
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RE: Shall We See An AA DC-9 Soon?

Wed May 16, 2001 11:16 am

I really doubt we will. The DC-9 is 1st on AA's retirement list from TWA and if they are going to be there for such a short period, it isn't really worth the money to strip and repaint them.
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RE: Shall We See An AA DC-9 Soon?

Wed May 16, 2001 1:27 pm

yeah youre rite, but, AA will operate flights with them, so they'll at least have the AA logo stickers, but i really hope they repaint them  Smile
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RE: Shall We See An AA DC-9 Soon?

Wed May 16, 2001 2:19 pm

An AP article said they would be retired by the end of the year.

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RE: Shall We See An AA DC-9 Soon?

Thu May 17, 2001 10:49 pm

Well, those 717's will be painted in AA colors and they look reasonably similiar to the Dc-9 so it should be nice to see.
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