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Whats The Best Retro Paint Scheme....?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 1:14 pm

whats the best retro paint scheme on a active plane. US/HP have some nice ones, LH has 1 or 2 planes painted in a retro scheme

what would be nice is to see a united 777, 767, 747 in a bare metal scheme with the blue stripes, or a retro scheme. say the friendship livery.
 
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Fri Jun 02, 2006 1:21 pm

I kinda like the retro 737 on AA...
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RE: Whats The Best Retro Paint Scheme....?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:26 pm

Quoting HPAEAA (Reply 1):
I kinda like the retro 737 on AA...

Yes, that fits the best. I am also very fond of Lufthansa� s retro A321 and all of US Airways heritage jets, too.
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Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:53 pm


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Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:57 pm

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Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:58 pm

I'm with ZippyJet here . . . the AA retro on that 757 looks awesome. A 757 would look awesome anyway  biggrin .
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RE: Whats The Best Retro Paint Scheme....?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 3:04 pm

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 4):
Without a doubt...

I agree! The Delta Widget classic livery is timeless. The Wavy Gravy and the interim schemes have grown on me but nothing beats the original.
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Fri Jun 02, 2006 3:29 pm

The LH A321 tops the list definitely
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RE: Whats The Best Retro Paint Scheme....?

Fri Jun 02, 2006 5:52 pm

Quoting HPAEAA (Reply 1):
I kinda like the retro 737 on AA...

I'm with you on that one, followed closely by the Spirit of Delta scheme.

The Retro AA 737 looked a lot better than the retro AA 757 in my opinion. I liked the way they did the nose on the 737 design better.
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Fri Jun 02, 2006 11:58 pm

How about this one? I think it looks brilliant.


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Sun Jun 04, 2006 5:33 am

How about Varig's retro scheme?

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