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Best All Time Coler Scheme

Tue Jun 12, 2001 2:23 pm

My has to be the American Airlines retro,

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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Tue Jun 12, 2001 4:06 pm

For me, it's EL-AL's old colorscheme which was in use from 1971 till the introduction of a new one in 1999. It was so elegant on every Boeing model of the fleet, from the 707 to the 744! The actual shade of blue was extraordinary, and sadly NO PIC is able to reproduce it with accuracy.
Some airline directors seem really to have no taste!

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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Tue Jun 12, 2001 4:39 pm

Olympic Airways
Very classy color scheme.  Smokin cool

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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Tue Jun 12, 2001 5:10 pm

I don´t have only one favourite, this is one of my "Top Five"-list. Unfortunately no longer around.


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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Tue Jun 12, 2001 10:27 pm

British Airways old colour scheme:


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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 4:02 am

Delta's old old scheme is my favorite old scheme, but my favorite new scheme would have to go to Delta as well.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy





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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 4:06 am

I actually like better the old color British then the new one
 
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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 4:07 am

Hughes Airwest
 
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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 4:22 am

I would say this....
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Too bad, it was already scrapped.
 
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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 4:24 am

Uups, sorry....


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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 5:17 am

American Airlines


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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 5:49 am

My 2 cents worth...

Daylight: Alitalia and UTA (trend setters- billboard titles 15 years ahead of their time!)

Night: Royal Brunei.

Worst scheme eve:- Northwest Orient- the thing at the top of airliners.net page. Even brand new planes looked old!
 
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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 7:20 am

I can't decide on just one. My favorites are surely Austrian Airlines new colors and Swissair! new colors!


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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 11:02 am

American and the old Delta colors.
 
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RE: Best All Time ColOr Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 11:12 am


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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 11:25 am


The Canadian Airlines "Canada goose" was rather interesting, so is the Royal Jordanian new livery but I agree with DeltAirlines - the old British Airways was a classic - unmistakable.

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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 11:38 am

All of the America West special schemes, and their new one.

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RE: Best All Time ColOr Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 11:39 am

These would be my top 10 favourite liveries of all time in no particular order.

Air Canada's red, especially their red and maroon late of the late 80's, early 90's
Canadi>n's goose
CP Air's orange
Delta old
Branniff 1 original flying colours
British Airways old "To fly to Serve"
US Airways new
United new
Alitalia - It never goes out of style
TWA their last livery before they cease to exist
 
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RE: Best All Time Coler Scheme

Wed Jun 13, 2001 12:34 pm

My favourite of all time was the Hughes Airwest scheme. Especially against a brilliant, blue sky. Just awseome to see these. Current favourite is most certainly the new Saudi Arabian colors. No one else is even close. Those who have never had the pleasure of seeing it live have something to look forward to. No picture you will ever see of either of these two will show how nice they (were) and are.
Just an opinion, differences understood. After all, if everyone shared my tastes, I wouldn't think much of everyone.  Laugh out loud
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