Aviation Photo #1872040 Boeing 747-422 - United Airlines

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The first B747 to wear the United/Continental colors.
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    S. Kordes
    United Airlines
    Boeing 747-422
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    28813
    1221
    N127UA
    8427
    Amarillo - International
    Texas
    USA
    February 22, 2011
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Comments (38)

Anonymous
11 years ago
Looks amazing! Thank you!
Anonymous
11 years ago
I'm already missing the tulip!!! The United titles are too small as well. It's a nice paint scheme, but the tulip was by far a prettier scheme. Anyways Congratz on the first shot of this plane!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Looks great! Color scheme reminds me of Lufthansa, and that always looks elegant on a 747!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Love the new colors!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
I prefer this Livery than the old United one. Awesome Shot :)
Anonymous
11 years ago
It makes the 747 look so much more elegant.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great shot! The "new" livery looks great on the 747! The only thing that bothers me is the word "United". They should change the font or style.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I like it!
Anonymous
11 years ago
So old fashioned. Looks like a retro livery. Classy though but United blue stripes were way more modern and carried a much stronger identity. Americans usually have a good sense of image and have a history of striking liveries, this one is just not part of that heritage.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Beautiful photo, but I must I don't care for the livery, the United title looks so plain. The only part of the whole thing that looks modern is the globe on the tail!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Thanks for sharing. But in regards to the livery itself, I must say it's not as flattering as yesterday's official release made it appear. They definitely caught the best angle -- way too much white, and the weird Arial United font is too small.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Lovely lighting. I myself don't think the livery is that bad.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I swear you could put the ugliest paint scheme on a 747 and it would still look stunning (not that continental's colors are ugly except for that UNITED lettering on the side). All in all great shot.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Capture!Best looking a/c for this livery.But i still dont like it.Where is the tulip.
Anonymous
11 years ago
1990's now boarding...
Anonymous
11 years ago
AWESOME! AMAZING! THIS IS GREAT!
the first time, i really like the mixed paintsheme of UA and CO! fits the 744 really well and makes it look kind of classic...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Lookin great!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Five stars!!! I think her new outfit looks rather fantastic! Great image... !
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great paint scheme!!! Looks much better than before...
Anonymous
11 years ago
The Livery deffinetly suits the 747, great!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Congrats on getting the first shot! I'm going to miss United's pain scheme, by far the better of the two.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I like a lot''This livery looks clean,classy and elegant! The blue tail and the globe ""WORLD PRESENCE!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Great photo, but I'm totally unconvinced by this scheme. Wasn't the most inspiring colour scheme for Continental, but it's even worse now we've lost the United colours to it. I think they could have been more imaginative by combining the best bits of both schemes.
Anonymous
11 years ago
CLASSY!! I like it. Quite similar in look to Lufthansa's Jumbos.
Anonymous
11 years ago
WOW. This livery is excellent on this aircraft. I love it.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I love it! Wasn't sure about the new c/s until I saw it on the 747....it's simple, clean and classic! Now if United can just get the rest of their hodgepodge fleet painted in ONE c/s!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Nice, but.. the longer C o n t i n e n t a l titles would've look better. Taking more space of that almost too bare fuselage
Anonymous
11 years ago
What a wonderful pic from an excellent photographer.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Thanks for the comments everyone. I took the photo about 30 minutes before sunset as the airplane was about to depart runway 22 in Amarillo. I was about 1/2 mile away on the roof of our building at work. Used my Canon T2i with the stock 55-200mm lens. Lucky enough to get good side lighting and aircraft position.
Tanks again.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very nice picture, but the livery... some say it has nice colors... What colors? Such a dull and boring livery! The last 'tulip' tail was one of the most beautiful tails in the industrie. Even my grandfather thinks this livery is old fashioned!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Why not use UNITED/CONTINENTAL? That'll make up for the short UNITED on the side. Otherwise a great livrey!
Anonymous
11 years ago
The new colors look bad nice photo
Anonymous
11 years ago
New livery needed, Tail is the only fanastic iconic paint on the aircraft! Fuselage needs some spicing up, thanks for shot great photo!
Anonymous
11 years ago
The 744 will be always one of most beatiful aircrafts ever built by Boeing, but not like the unforgettable Boeing 727-100. Wonderful pic! Gratulations...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Clean crisp picture, although the logo changes just look plain confusing. In my humble opinion, the UNITED just doesn't match with the logo of CO....
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very Nice. Will miss continental though cause it brings back memories. How come I wasnt expecting one of these at amarillo?
Anonymous
11 years ago
That's an unique plane!
Anonymous
10 years ago
U.G.L.Y. United needs a new livery FAST

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