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United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 11:56 am

Just wondering what livery you guys preferred out there??

The old...


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Personally I think I prefer the new colours, although I do love the old livery!
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RE: United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 11:58 am

I'd like the new one if it had al little red in it.. The old really did have a neat look to it. I'll miss it!

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RE: United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 2:28 pm

The old...

...Has a decidedly classier look IMO, and is as much up-to-date in appearence today as it was when unveiled more than 10 years ago.
 
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RE: United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 3:52 pm

I don't care for the new colors at all. It looks like a "sketch" instead of a finished product.

They wanted to convey an entirely new image - but I think they've cheapened their own look instead of enhancing it.
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RE: United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 5:03 pm

I don't like the little red logo in the new scheme, blue would have fit better! Otherwise the new one is nice!

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RE: United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 5:14 pm

New livery looks good - I've gotten used to seeing the old one around since it's been there for a long time, but both have good and bad qualities. One isn't better than the other, they are just completely different designs.

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RE: United Airlines C/s

Sun Jun 06, 2004 6:16 pm

I agree with what A330Fan1 said. I like the new scheme, but the old one is alright.
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RE: United Airlines C/s

Mon Jun 07, 2004 12:37 pm

While I'm warming up to the new scheme, I'll always love the old one.

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RE: United Airlines C/s

Mon Jun 07, 2004 12:54 pm

I love the old one better but I'm sure in due time the new one will grow on me.
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RE: United Airlines C/s

Tue Jun 08, 2004 4:44 pm

I have to say the new. If you see it up close it would grow on you.
 
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RE: United Airlines C/s

Wed Jun 09, 2004 6:03 am

I honestly do like the new color scheme, though it might look a bit better, IMHO, if they incorporated some red into the design other than just the small amount on the "U" logo.

My favorite part about the new look is the tail, which I think is just striking. The whole paint job is worlds away from the battleship grey, which I never really liked from the beginning. That scheme never grew on me where as I think this one has that potential indeed.

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RE: United Airlines C/s

Wed Jun 09, 2004 6:20 am

My favorite part of the new C/S is that it brightens up the planes. The gray is very dreary, especially in a Midwest winter. The white and bright blues convey a happier cheerier image to me, which I like. Although I feel that the old scheme conveyed a more professional image. I vote for the new one.
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