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Its official and ugly, new UA livery, first a/c painted

Its official and ugly, new UA livery, first a/c painted

 
Old Sep 28, 10, 7:43 pm
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Its official and ugly, new UA livery, first a/c painted

Take a look. http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/fl...ightblogger%29

I was hoping for a last minute reprieve for the tulip or at least something new. Guess it ain't going to happen.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:45 pm
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I'm a little indifferent towards the livery. Not the best, not the worst. Maybe that means it's bad.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:46 pm
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Beat me to the punch, was just about to post this!

I have to say, I am not impressed. Very bland.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:46 pm
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Just in time for Fleet Week. Look forward to seeing it in person.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:48 pm
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I understand the reasoning, but it's just not nearly as nice as the tulip.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:51 pm
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I just don't understand. Why not create something NEW together?!!

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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:51 pm
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A clean slate would have been a much more logical solution.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:52 pm
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More info from flightblogger site... Word on the street is the first two merged livery a/c are being painted right now: 737-900ER (N53442) and 757-200 (N29124)
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:53 pm
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So not a fan. I think the tulip is more recognizable worldwide then the globe. But frankly I could care less as long as the new UNITED, improves service, keeps E+, keeps 3 class INTL travel, maked drinkd free in the RCC and so on and so on. What really matters, is the new company improve the product we all must/want to fly.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:54 pm
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I like it. Better than the ugly old blue and Grey look or the new look that is already peeling and fading. Now, if they want to go to the United colors of the 70's, I'd be for that!!!

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Old Sep 28, 10, 7:57 pm
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Originally Posted by aluminumdriver View Post
I like it. Better than the ugly old blue and Grey look or the new look that is already peeling and fading. Now, if they want to go to the United colors of the 70's, I'd be for that!!!

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Well that's true.. I"m at the SFO RCC right now just having gotten off a JFK-SFO flight. I was sitting right by the starboard engine and the paint is peeling off the top like crazy. Still, I like the old UA livery better than what they've come up with...and agree with others a completely new design may have been a better choice.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 8:04 pm
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I do not think anything can be worse than the old blue and gray but the new UACO comes close--it is bland. The white color helps by avoiding the old dismal look of the blue and gray but not by much.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 8:07 pm
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Originally Posted by jss View Post
More info from flightblogger site... Word on the street is the first two merged livery a/c are being painted right now: 737-900ER (N53442) and 757-200 (N29124)
It appears that a 752 just recently left AMA, where Continental does some of its paint work. I wonder if one is already in the wild.

Might call for a drive up to IAH.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 8:08 pm
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Originally Posted by UAL awesome View Post
Well, I don't agree with the first part, but I so agree for the 2nd part. The old old livery of UA will ALWAYS be the ultimate United in my mind...


Could not agree more. So beautifully classic. I can't wait until a "retro," white UA plane comes out. The "battleship" gray and the current paint scheme never grew on me.
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Old Sep 28, 10, 8:11 pm
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I can't wait until a "retro," white UA plane comes out. The "battleship" gray and the current paint scheme never grew on me.
Maybe a Varney speed lines...
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