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Why No UA Retrojets?

Sun Sep 24, 2006 10:10 am

Ive noticed that since this is the 80th year that UA has been keeping our skies friendly, there is still no retrojet out there. Does somebody know why? I think a 757 or A319 would look great in the old UA colors from the 60s or even paint a plane with the old white livery that they had in the late '70s and '80s. Im sorry if this has been discussed before.
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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Sun Sep 24, 2006 10:46 am

i liked their old orangish / white livery, looked more "Professional"



quite sorry, but enlighten me on the whtie scheme, must be having a brainfart  Silly



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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Sun Sep 24, 2006 2:16 pm

Quoting Garri767 (Reply 1):
but enlighten me on the whtie scheme


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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Sun Sep 24, 2006 2:21 pm

1980s/1990s


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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Sun Sep 24, 2006 9:13 pm

I think it'd be cool to see a UA plane in the colors of Boeing Air Transport (a very early ancestor), but I wonder if doing this on an Airbus 319/320 would be appropriate?
 
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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:57 am

I would love to see an A319 or 757 in these colors



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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Mon Sep 25, 2006 7:31 am

Quoting United319 (Reply 5):
I would love to see an A319 or 757 in these colors

A 737 or 747 in the old Friendship livery would be stunning (since they actually flew in those colors long ago).
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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:20 am

FYI with regards to liveries.

N777UA (first 777 in revenue service) has been repainted in UA's latest livery and no longer has the "Working Together" titles on it.

I think UA should at least replace the "Workting Together" titles.

Those titles were as a result of Boeing's co-operation with customer airlines in the design process of the 777.
 
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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Tue Sep 26, 2006 4:21 am

Quoting United319 (Reply 5):
I would love to see an A319 or 757 in these colors

http://www.airliners.net/open.file/0127707/L/


Wow, yes I so agree with you. That's a lovely livery!!  Smile

It would look great on any airliner (but for some reason the A319 is naturally suited to carry retro liveries, have you noticed?)

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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Fri Sep 29, 2006 3:22 am

Yeah ive noticed that as well, I think it might have something to do with the body style of the aircraft, either that or its the cheapest to repaint.
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RE: Why No UA Retrojets?

Thu Oct 05, 2006 6:20 am

Not a fan of the old liveries. Let them live in the past.

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