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Tracking the re-painting of AC's fleet in the new (2017) livery

Tracking the re-painting of AC's fleet in the new (2017) livery

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Planes that have been re-painted (or delivered in the new livery)

Mainline Fleet

319: 2 of 16*
  • C-FZUH / 264 *Trans-Canada Airlines retro livery
  • C-GARG / 271

320: 4 of 41*
  • C-FDRH / 203 *Star Alliance livery
  • C-FDRK / 204 *Star Alliance livery
  • C-FXCD / 239
  • C-FZQS / 240

321: all 15 repainted (C-GITU / 451 in Star Alliance livery)

7M8: all 24 painted in new livery from the factory

333: 4 of 10*
  • C-GFAF / 931
  • C-GHLM / 938 *Star Alliance livery
  • C-GEFA / 939
  • C-GEGC / 940

788: 1 of 8
  • C-GHPQ / 801

789: 14 of 29
  • C-FNOE / 831
  • C-FNOG / 832
  • C-FRSR / 848
  • C-FRTG / 849
  • C-FRTU / 850
  • C-FRTW / 851
  • C-FSBV / 852
  • C-FVLQ / 853
  • C-FVLU / 854
  • C-FVLX / 855
  • C-FVLZ / 856
  • C-FVNB / 857
  • C-FVND / 858
  • C-FVNF / 859

77L: 3 of 6
  • C-FIUJ / 703
  • C-FNND / 705
  • C-FNNH / 706

77W: 8 of 19
  • C-FITL / 731
  • C-FITU / 732
  • C-FITW / 733
  • C-FIUR / 735
  • C-FIUV / 736
  • C-FIVW / 743
  • C-FIVX / 744
  • C-FNNQ / 745
  • C-FJZS / 748

Regional Fleet

DH3: 1 of 25
  • C-FRUZ / 327

Q400: 13 of 44
  • C-GGOY / 401
  • C-GKUK / 402
  • C-GGNF / 409
  • C-GGMZ / 412
  • C-GGAH / 416
  • C-GGCI / 418
  • C-GGDU / 419
  • C-GGFJ / 420
  • C-GGFP / 421
  • C-GIJZ / 425
  • C-GSJZ / 426
  • C-GJZK / 427
  • C-GUJZ / 428
  • C-GYJZ / 431

CRJ (Air Georgian): 0 of 14

CRJ (Jazz): 4 of 10
  • C-GJZZ / 161
  • C-FDJA / 162
  • C-FEJA / 163
  • C-FIJA / 165

CR9: 23 of 24
  • All except C-FUJZ / 710

E75: 16 of 25
  • C-FEIQ / 371
  • C-FEIX / 372
  • C-FEJB / 373
  • C-FEJC / 374
  • C-FEJD / 375
  • C-FEJF / 376
  • C-FEJL / 377
  • C-FEJP / 378
  • C-FEKH / 381
  • C-FEKI / 382
  • C-FEKJ / 383
  • C-FRQK / 391
  • C-FRQM / 392
  • C-FRQN / 393
  • C-FRQP / 394
  • C-FRQW / 395

Currently in the paint shop (or being built in the new livery)


7M8
Not expected to be repainted in the new livery

BEH - plain white or regional airlines' own colours (EVAS)
E90 - being transitioned out of fleet
763 - will be retired by Q1 of 2020
DH1 - to be phased out according to new Jazz CPA
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Old Apr 4, 17, 6:52 am
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Tracking the re-painting of AC's fleet in the new (2017) livery

Since there seems to be demand for a thread tracking the re-painting of the AC fleet but no one wants to start it, I will.

Update the wiki as you see planes in the new livery, catch them flying to the paint shop, hear about status from AC staff, whatever.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 7:00 am
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith View Post
Since there seems to be demand for a thread tracking the re-painting of the AC fleet but no one wants to start it, I will.

Update the wiki as you see planes in the new livery, catch them flying to the paint shop, hear about status from AC staff, whatever.
Added a new SkyRegional E75 (C-FRQN) that was in the paint shop a few weeks ago. Ex Aeromexico Connect (XA-GAB). I imagine it is going through interior fitting now.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 7:33 am
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Nice. I assume that was the one pictured below? Would explain why I couldn't find evidence of any of the existing fleet heading to the paint shop around that time.

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Old Apr 4, 17, 7:56 am
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Anyone know if the remainder of the 789s will be in new colours or the old toothpaste ones? Looks like the most recent 789 (C-FRSO) came out in the toothpaste scheme
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Old Apr 4, 17, 8:25 am
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Originally Posted by Adam Smith View Post
Nice. I assume that was the one pictured below? Would explain why I couldn't find evidence of any of the existing fleet heading to the paint shop around that time.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRL0fLuDSpc/
Yup thats the one. Not sure what airport it's at though.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 8:39 am
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I was in YYZ in February and managed to see both a A321 and B788 in the new livery. It looked dark... at first I couldn't even tell what airline it was!
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Old Apr 4, 17, 9:06 am
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This is great! I bookmarked this link.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 9:08 am
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Anyone know if the remainder of the 789s will be in new colours or the old toothpaste ones? Looks like the most recent 789 (C-FRSO) came out in the toothpaste scheme
I have seen a picture on one of the forums with C-FRTG (FIN 849) under assembly in Charleston with the new tail. I can't seem to find it though. I believe it is the next AC 789 to roll off the line for pre-flight testing.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 9:15 am
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Originally Posted by ctf12 View Post
I have seen a picture on one of the forums with C-FRTG (FIN 849) under assembly in Charleston with the new tail. I can't seem to find it though. I believe it is the next AC 789 to roll off the line for pre-flight testing.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 9:36 am
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Hi

I have updated the list with all fleet-types and # of aircraft in each fleet so we can get an idea of how this is coming along. OP, if you'd like the shorter list back feel free

Sources for fleet count:

* Here
* http://www.airfleets.net
* Airliners.net forums
* Air Canada website
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Old Apr 4, 17, 9:38 am
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Found one which is likely in a paint shop in KROW: C-GITY (A321, fin 452). It was ferried last Saturday.
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/A...030Z/CYYZ/KROW

Updated the Wiki!

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I personally think that the B789 should be 0 of how many are in service, since to say 29 isn't accurate. There are 17 in service and 0 painted new colours
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Originally Posted by yyz_atc_qq View Post
I personally think that the B789 should be 0 of how many are in service, since to say 29 isn't accurate. There are 17 in service and 0 painted new colours
Makes sense to me—maybe Ill put 29 in brackets to show how many are coming and put the 1 to come in panting...

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Saw Fin 460 (A321) in YUL today April 4, 2017 getting ready for AC421 YUL-YYZ.

Also in YUL today saw Fin 801 (788) being towed- it was not at a gate- not sure where it was going.

Trying to post pics, but having technical issues.

I think they look awesome.
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Old Apr 4, 17, 4:56 pm
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Fin 460 _ A321- YUL April 4, 2017
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