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Offline chinois3legged

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New SWA Plane
« on: April 24, 2008, 12:57:11 AM »
Great Video of the new SWA "Illinois One" being made. Pretty lame music though



This brand new Boeing 737-700 unveiled today at Chicago Midway Airport features a rendering of the Illinois state flag and required 26 people at the Boeing Company working three shifts over the course of six days to paint.  More than 93 gallons of paint and 10 different colors make up Illinois One. Check out the aircraft being built and painted in this video:





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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2008, 04:58:05 PM »
wow!!! awesome video!!     great post!

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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2008, 05:04:54 PM »
Excellent video.

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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2008, 04:05:43 PM »
Yea I watched that vid on youtube. Pretty cool how they have it going down the assembly line. Nice paint scheme.

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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2008, 09:27:34 PM »

And at KSJC (San Jose) she looked just like this!

I was walking into the jet center on Sunday 5-12 as she took the runway for departure. I quickly grabbed my camera!


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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2008, 09:29:06 PM »
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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2008, 09:32:22 PM »
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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2008, 10:55:42 PM »
Nice pics, awesome job. Quite the photographer you are :-D
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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2008, 12:24:12 AM »
great pictures you took!!! 

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« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2008, 08:11:45 AM »
just departed here at RDU about 7 am today. good looking plane.

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« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2008, 11:36:46 PM »
great pictures you took!!! 

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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2008, 04:24:33 PM »
haha,  now i hope they make an "Ohio One" just so my home state can get some love from the LUV!

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« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2008, 11:10:45 PM »
haha,  now i hope they make an "Ohio One" just so my home state can get some love from the LUV!

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Yea, I can't wait to see a 737 painted like a Buckeye Nut!

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« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2008, 12:03:20 AM »
haha!   thats ok!   Just paint it all OSU and itll be the best 737 ever made!! 

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« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2008, 08:46:41 AM »
haha!   thats ok!   Just paint it all OSU and itll be the best 737 ever made!! 

As long as Oklahoma doesn't mind.
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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #15 on: May 20, 2008, 09:29:31 AM »
haha!   thats ok!   Just paint it all OSU and itll be the best 737 ever made!! 
Ahh, spoken like a fellow OSU grad. But don't forget, it's actually TOSU
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« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2008, 07:12:30 PM »
ahh yes of course!!   how dare i forget the "THE"     It is The Ohio State University!!  yet when we get the top high school football recruit in the nation, calls it,  "The University of Ohio State"      made me mad!!!  (Just to add a side note).

But someone send something to Southwest, tell them to make an "Ohio One" and to pimp it out with Buckeye stuff!!!

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Re: New SWA Plane
« Reply #17 on: May 20, 2008, 11:26:10 PM »
I'm sure SvO would be proud if WN had an Ohio paint job.  Hopefully you know who I refer to, if you know OSUs aviation program and Southwest.

I guess America West has (had?) the ohio B757 which didn't look too bad.
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