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United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:46 pm

Title says it all.

United announced it today at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.

And
it
looks

BADASS!!!

May the Force be with you. :wave:

Link:
https://twitter.com/united/status/1116803825065705472
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:48 pm

Can’t wait to see this at IAH!!!
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:55 pm

That looks even better than those Star Wars planes of ANA. :o :o

Now...when will the new UA livery be finalized? (I guess the "big font" in the center part is confirmed with this along with the NY/Cal livery voting).
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:17 pm

May the fourth be with you.

Cool! Could they make variations of the tail the standard livery? : hyper:

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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:17 pm

That's awesome!
 
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United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:21 pm

Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland in June and DisneyWorld in the fall. I wonder if United is the Official Airline? Either way, awesome livery!
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:25 pm

I like the billboard titles ....... can't wait to buy a 1:200 model of this bad boy :)
 
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:27 pm

But it's a MAX...won't be flying around anytime soon...
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:31 pm

EMB170 wrote:
But it's a MAX...won't be flying around anytime soon...

No, it’s a Boeing 737-800 with Split Scimitar winglets. Look at it closely.

It should be flying soon!
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:39 pm

Guess we know what the rumored 738 is doing in at the paint shop in AMA.

Now...... what of the 78J rumoured to be in KFTW .....
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:40 pm

Darn, that orange side looks sexy af. I'm into it. Also, is that a Max model lol
 
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:54 pm

STT757 wrote:
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland in June and DisneyWorld in the fall. I wonder if United is the Official Airline? Either way, awesome livery!


And Disney ruined Star Wars, so it’d be appropriate.
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:57 pm

So the Billboard is in for the new livery.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:20 pm

Lovin' it! So cool!
 
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:08 pm

I've got a bad feeling about this...
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:20 pm

I like it!
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:09 am

That is super cool!

I can’t wait to see it
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:15 am

Looks fantastic! Can't wait to see it flying. Wonder if they'll paint this on a widebody too?
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:37 am

Awesome paint job. Nice to see it on a 737-800. It will get around to dozens of airports.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:01 am

Fly the Dark Side. United.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:18 am

Very nice!!
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:01 am

What about a black plane with blue and orange text/winglets say Star Wars. The only thing colse is the lighsaber beams, without the lightsaber on the tail.

The plane looks great, but not as advertised.
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:04 am

many321 wrote:
So the Billboard is in for the new livery.


Yup. Was wondering if anyone else caught that.

And

THAT LOOKS SO COOL!!
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:13 am

rbavfan wrote:
What about a black plane with blue and orange text/winglets say Star Wars. The only thing colse is the lighsaber beams, without the lightsaber on the tail.

The plane looks great, but not as advertised.


It's hard to tell at the resolution of the video, but they have the movie's title word mark on the fuselage aft of the wings. There are probably some other details that don't jump out because of it being a model and a twitter quality video.
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:52 am

rbavfan wrote:
What about a black plane with blue and orange text/winglets say Star Wars. The only thing colse is the lighsaber beams, without the lightsaber on the tail.

The plane looks great, but not as advertised.


On the company intranet, there is a slightly better picture. The words "Star Wars" are on both sides. There are pictures of three X-Wing fighters on the left side, and there are pictures of three TIE fighters on the right side.
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:03 am

STT757 wrote:
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland in June and DisneyWorld in the fall. I wonder if United is the Official Airline? Either way, awesome livery!


Disney seems to be partnering with everyone nowadays. Last month Spirit rolled out a Dumbo plane.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:14 am

I am a minority of one again, those paint jobs are horrible. I hate the look on either plane.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:23 am

TWA772LR wrote:
Title says it all.

United announced it today at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.

And
it
looks

BADASS!!!

May the Force be with you. :wave:

Link:
https://twitter.com/united/status/1116803825065705472


My jaw literally dropped. That is stunning!

Their new livery better be amazing!
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:28 am

I hope this doesn’t mean those terribly ugly billboard titles are going to be part of the new livery
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:36 am

StuckinCMHland wrote:
I am a minority of one again, those paint jobs are horrible. I hate the look on either plane.


It's just one plane...
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:47 am

Well done. Looks good.
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:21 am

I hope they come up with a Star Tours like inflight safety video.

https://youtu.be/RvUATOx2yiw?t=21
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:22 am

Very clever with the light/dark sides.

Definitely ads a little steam to the Episode IX hype train.
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:24 am

seat38a wrote:
I hope they come up with a Star Tours like inflight safety video.

https://youtu.be/RvUATOx2yiw?t=21


I doubt REX's joke about it being his first flight would go over well these days :lol:
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:54 am

Will the cups, silverware, and napkins feature Star Wars?
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:14 am

This looks amazing! Props to United for knocking this out of the park!

With AS repainting the Cars Disneyland jet soon but a new scheme hinted at replacing it, I thought they might be doing a Starwars plane. They did the Cars livery to celebrate the opening of Radiator Springs so I figured the new scheme could be to celebrate Galaxy’s Edge opening soon at Disneyland. Hopefully that still comes to pass but I think with this happening today, AS might be bringing a different Disney property to the skies! Just my 2 cents!
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:26 am

Max Q wrote:
I hope this doesn’t mean those terribly ugly billboard titles are going to be part of the new livery


Obviously they are so you should start detoxing and get over it. You’ve made your opinion on the billboard titles well known, and it is not shared by everybody.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:00 am

You can also see the text "The Rise of Skywalker" on each side.

Need to get a photo of Billy Dee Williams in the Cockpit
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:31 am

wetpantsmcgee wrote:
seat38a wrote:
I hope they come up with a Star Tours like inflight safety video.

https://youtu.be/RvUATOx2yiw?t=21


I doubt REX's joke about it being his first flight would go over well these days :lol:


No but I'm all for a version of Mon Calamari about to slap misbehaved children. Maybe also some force choking by FA's during the part about not smoking in the lavs.
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:50 am

That is very cool! And a smart move by United to increase their profile!
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:34 am

NWNightfly wrote:
I've got a bad feeling about this...


Never tell me the odds !

How many parsec’s can this bad boy do the Kessel run in ?

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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:08 pm

"That's no 737!"
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:31 pm

JayWings wrote:
This looks amazing! Props to United for knocking this out of the park!

With AS repainting the Cars Disneyland jet soon but a new scheme hinted at replacing it, I thought they might be doing a Starwars plane. They did the Cars livery to celebrate the opening of Radiator Springs so I figured the new scheme could be to celebrate Galaxy’s Edge opening soon at Disneyland. Hopefully that still comes to pass but I think with this happening today, AS might be bringing a different Disney property to the skies! Just my 2 cents!


Sorry to go a little off topic, but when is AS repainting the Cars aircraft?
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:07 pm

lightsaber wrote:
May the fourth be with you.


Wouldn't be surprised if that was to be the day of the rollout...
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:10 pm

Wow - if the real thing looks as good as the model it will be stunning! Love that the winglets are different colors on each side to match the tail. Probably won't get to see it in person up here in SEA but who knows, maybe it'll hit most UA destinations eventually. :crossfingers:
 
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:35 pm

Awesome. Let's get a pic of that bad boy up in this thread!

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Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:47 pm

Best special scheme jet ever!!! And a light side of the force and dark side of the force on each side. Wow. ANA’s always sucked and were very lackluster in my opinion.
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:35 pm

xjetflyer2001 wrote:
JayWings wrote:
This looks amazing! Props to United for knocking this out of the park!

With AS repainting the Cars Disneyland jet soon but a new scheme hinted at replacing it, I thought they might be doing a Starwars plane. They did the Cars livery to celebrate the opening of Radiator Springs so I figured the new scheme could be to celebrate Galaxy’s Edge opening soon at Disneyland. Hopefully that still comes to pass but I think with this happening today, AS might be bringing a different Disney property to the skies! Just my 2 cents!


Sorry to go a little off topic, but when is AS repainting the Cars aircraft?


In the next few weeks... I don’t have an exact date
 
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Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:48 am

Weird they didn’t keep the Death Star on the tail.
 
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Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:21 am

Not a Star Wars fan, but I have to say, that scheme looks a lot better on a 737 than on a 320, especially given of the 737 has that "angry bird" look at the front (at least to my eye).
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