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Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 3:49 pm

OK, is it just me, or does this just look ridiculous? I know MA has done this big ugly purple nose on their other planes with varying degrees of ugliness (IMHO), but on the Dash 8 and the
CRJ, they've gone way too far. I know they use the planes entire natural nose cone for this treatment, which makes some planes look idiotic.

It's a shame too because otherwise i think the Malev livery is very sharp.

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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 3:58 pm

I like the painted nose-cones on MALEV. It is what sets them apart from other airlines and makes them unique.
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 4:42 pm



Quoting N272WA (Reply 1):
I like the painted nose-cones on MALEV. It is what sets them apart from other airlines and makes them unique.

I agree.

It's part of Malev's identity, and I think it actually looks quite good, especially on the Q400 (more so than the 737). IMO they should keep it.


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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 4:54 pm



Quoting TDubJFK (Thread starter):
It's a shame too because otherwise i think the Malev livery is very sharp.

It looks sharp because of it. Losing the nose would result in just another BORING all-white scheme like 99% of all the rest.
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 5:02 pm

While I like there scheme, I have to agree I dont like the nose cone!!
 
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 6:57 pm



Quoting Jetranger01 (Reply 4):
While I like there scheme, I have to agree I dont like the nose cone!!

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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sat Nov 29, 2008 8:21 pm

Their nose cone on the smaller aircrafts such as the Q400 looks awkward, but on the bigger aircrafts it looks okay.
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sun Nov 30, 2008 6:14 am

Looks funny if you ask me. Gives them a unique design. Big grin ( and easy to spot! )
 
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sun Nov 30, 2008 12:08 pm

Personally, I think it looks awful. I've never liked those black nosecones that you used to see years ago, and was more than happy to see them go away.

While I agree that it does make Malev's livery unique - to me, having a unique ugly livery isn't really something I'd see as an advantage. I'd prefer the less unique, but far better look of their planes without those darkened nosecones.

But, as always, it's a matter of opinion...  Wink
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Sun Nov 30, 2008 5:23 pm

Doesn't look particularly good on this bird IMO, but I think it DOES on the 737's, it gives a nice touch. Although I never realized it was purple, always thought black hehe.
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:29 am

Even if they were to keep the color up there as a round dot rather than filling the entire nose cone with the color, i'd be happier!  Wink
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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Mon Dec 01, 2008 5:07 am



Quoting CrimsonNL (Reply 9):
Although I never realized it was purple, always thought black hehe.

Ive always thought it was Navy Blue!

I don't mind the Blue/Purple nose on the 737 fleet but IMO it should be half the size on the Q400. But it's something different gives the brand individuality.



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RE: Malev's Ugly Big Purple Nose .. C'mon Now

Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:48 am

I love the Malev Blue/purple nose. If anything it makes the nose look sharper.

Only critisim is the Dash 8 look like a pencil

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