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Old Jul 31, 12, 8:11 am   #1
 
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Live 787 Unveiling

Is anybody watching the live unveiling of UA's first 787? They just brought her out and she looks great!


Oops I just realized I should have posted this in the 787 delivery thread, sorry mods! Please move!
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Old Jul 31, 12, 8:15 am   #2
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I was watching, but the comments being made by the other viewers were sounding too much like an "adult" site.
Examples include: "Oh baby!", "Let me see it!", "Here it comes!", and "I wanna ride that!".
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Old Jul 31, 12, 8:19 am   #4
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The version of Rhapsody was pretty distasteful..
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The version of Rhapsody was pretty distasteful..
I happen to have loved it.
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The version of Rhapsody was pretty distasteful..
They were cycling through several different performances.
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Old Jul 31, 12, 10:24 am   #7
 
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With Boeing's main commercial airliner plants being here in the Seattle area they had this live this morning during the local news (KING TV is what I was watching). I watched clips of the replay as I wasn't up quite that early... the news anchors were ooohing and aaahing over how nice the special gold wave is down the side of the plane. I laughed because while the wave is a nice touch and it's a beautiful plane.. the livery is still hideous. That extra wave can't save it.
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Old Jul 31, 12, 10:34 am   #8
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With Boeing's main commercial airliner plants being here in the Seattle area they had this live this morning during the local news (KING TV is what I was watching). I watched clips of the replay as I wasn't up quite that early... the news anchors were ooohing and aaahing over how nice the special gold wave is down the side of the plane. I laughed because while the wave is a nice touch and it's a beautiful plane.. the livery is still hideous. That extra wave can't save it.
Do they know the "wave" is a Boeing stock paint job?
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Old Jul 31, 12, 10:39 am   #9
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So, for those of us who couldn't log in on line to watch it live, is there a reason it isn't available on HubUnitedcom for viewing? The next time it will be available is August 2nd.
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With Boeing's main commercial airliner plants being here in the Seattle area they had this live this morning during the local news (KING TV is what I was watching). I watched clips of the replay as I wasn't up quite that early... the news anchors were ooohing and aaahing over how nice the special gold wave is down the side of the plane. I laughed because while the wave is a nice touch and it's a beautiful plane.. the livery is still hideous. That extra wave can't save it.
Filed under "things people really need to get over".

Are there photos up of the new livery anywhere yet? I've seen the renderings but couldn't figure out whether the belly was white or CO-beige. A white belly would, I think, be a huge improvement, especially on the 744s (which look rather ungainly when top and bottom are different shades).

edit: Oh wait, here it is:



I like it. If they can paint the bellies of all future birds (of all models) in white, while straightening out the yellow stripe, I think they'll have better-looking and more modern-looking planes without a massive change in corporate identity.
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So, for those of us who couldn't log in on line to watch it live, is there a reason it isn't available on HubUnitedcom for viewing? The next time it will be available is August 2nd.
Maybe they are doing editing to it?

It costs them money to rebroadcast on ShowCaster -- not sure why they just don't upload it to vimeo and call it a day.
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any pics of the UA 787 unveilng

I cant seem to nything but artists renderings of the altered 787 livery. usatoday has a small one.

id think there would be threads on FT related to the event.

any help? Id like to send some pics to a few friends.

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I clagged one into this thread:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/unite...unveiling.html
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Old Jul 31, 12, 5:09 pm   #14
 
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I cant seem to nything but artists renderings of the altered 787 livery. usatoday has a small one.



id think there would be threads on FT related to the event.



any help? Id like to send some pics to a few friends.



Thanks
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Old Jul 31, 12, 5:42 pm   #15
 
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There is four photo posted by United on Facebook.
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