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New United Livery

Post by decaff_42 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:21 pm

The new united livery is now on some of the larger aircraft. I'm not 100% behind the new livery, but it has it's merits. I like the swoosh but the color of the globe look a bit off to me.

Here's what the new 777 looks like:
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And the old 777 for reference:
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Re: New United Livery

Post by waspe414 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:51 pm

I actually really like it. It's a nice refresh. The swoop feels just a bit awkward to me though
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Re: New United Livery

Post by AviationMAX » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:44 pm

I really like it. I got to see one take off at Paine Field a month or two ago.

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Re: New United Livery

Post by Turbofan » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:55 am

Meh, it's alright. Nothing to write home about, but better than just Continental in disguise.

None of the modern UA liveries comes close to the original tulip livery though:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/namcys11/6262106570 (zoom in to see a larger version)

Now THAT, is a great livery.

The "Tail Spear/Gold Stripe" livery with the bare-metal belly comes in a close second for me:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/9a/cd/38 ... 2ff1a6.jpg
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Re: New United Livery

Post by AviationMAX » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:25 am

Hey Turbo, your second image link is wrong. But yes, I do agree that the original livery looks AMAZING. I believe the new 777 I saw took off on 12/23/19, right after a Swiss 777-300 being delivered to Zurich. Is this what you were referring to in the second image? https://www.yesterdaysairlines.com/uplo ... 0_orig.jpg
I know it's a model, but it's pretty close. I like that one better than the original livery, I think. N7001U, a 727 in that same livery, is close to me at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. I should go back there!

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Re: New United Livery

Post by Hornet » Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:50 pm

I don't like that one as view of the repainter. Looks hard XD
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Re: New United Livery

Post by decaff_42 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:42 pm

Yeah that fade at the top of the Vertical Tail sure looks like a painter's challenge.
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Re: New United Livery

Post by Turbofan » Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:50 pm

AviationMAX wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:25 am
Hey Turbo, your second image link is wrong. But yes, I do agree that the original livery looks AMAZING. I believe the new 777 I saw took off on 12/23/19, right after a Swiss 777-300 being delivered to Zurich. Is this what you were referring to in the second image? https://www.yesterdaysairlines.com/uplo ... 0_orig.jpg
I know it's a model, but it's pretty close. I like that one better than the original livery, I think. N7001U, a 727 in that same livery, is close to me at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. I should go back there!
Whoops, I thought I linked the right image, thanks for the correction though. Yes, that's the one I was referring to, though that model does not have the gold stripe. Here is a much better photo of N17001U than the one I saw yesterday anyway:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/9a/cd/38 ... 2ff1a6.jpg (I've also corrected the original post)

There's something very cool about that livery, it's simple yet is has that "jet era" feel about it. Are you saying UA has a retro jet in THOSE colors? That would be fantastic if I could spot that. :D
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