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Old 09-13-2019, 10:13 AM   #1
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I have the Gemini 747-8 AF-1 in current livery, anyone doing the new Red white and blue?
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I have the Gemini 747-8 AF-1 in current livery, anyone doing the new Red white and blue?
Will it actually happen for real, is for now the question I suppose ?
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Old 09-13-2019, 12:33 PM   #3
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he does like airplanes, is it the real paint scheme or is he messing with us
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When are the 747-8s supposed to be delivered? 2020? 2021?
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Old 09-13-2019, 03:02 PM   #5
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I think a little later, I like the bigger flag, the colors are growing on me, I like the current scheme, but I think it should be red white and blue. I thought I saw someone had printed 1:400 Limo, that's needed, I'd like a !:400 Limo and chevy suburban and maybe one with a gun turret, a new paint schem AF-1 could be made, but I suppose we aren't sure about eh antenna layout
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When are the 747-8s supposed to be delivered? 2020? 2021?
First one 12/2024, second 2025.
That's probably the in service date. They were both built in 2016 and are currently stored at Kelly Field/Lackland AFB San Antonio, Tx and will have to be fitted out and modified for the job.
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Old 09-14-2019, 03:22 AM   #7
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Probably when there is 100% confirmation it will be painted like that? As you never know it may change anytime from now and when the new AF1 is launched.
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Old 09-14-2019, 05:21 PM   #8
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Honestly considering by 2024 Trump's possible second term will be over (and there's a real possibility he won't get that second term at all) I wouldn't be sure if the next president would like to keep his changes.

Personally speaking the new paint scheme is an atrocity and abomination and whoever designed it should feel ashamed. The current AF1 is iconic and a hugely recognised symbol of America, which it acomplishes it in such a subtle way. That new scheme looks like it's desperately trying to look American and its failing miserably, looking like a 20-year-old white supremacist nationalist. The only reason the scheme is changing is just for the sake of changing.
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Old 11-07-2019, 05:42 PM   #9
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... also announced on IG by Geminijetsmodels and meanwhile also in some store's newsletter.


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Old 11-07-2019, 06:26 PM   #10
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I believe the symbol of America should be red white and blue and its likely at least the next 2 Presidents will be named Trump and they will want it that way

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Old 11-08-2019, 05:50 PM   #11
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GJ have it listed on their website as a future issue. EZToys are also taking pre-orders.
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Old 11-08-2019, 06:48 PM   #12
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Lots of interesting future releases here. Lets hope this isn't a 'JC' release schedule !

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The proposed colors aren't terrible to me, but I still prefer the current colors a lot more.
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Old 11-09-2019, 03:55 AM   #14
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Certain people have to approve the new design. The current livery is iconic, no doubt, but in addition to how the aircraft looks, a great many thing have to be taken into consideration. Personally, I don't hate it, it looks very executive, and the dark blue has a nice feel to it. I'm not entirely sure it's AF1 quality just yet, but we might know towards the middle to tail end of Trump's second term, which is when the Air Force should solidify a lot of these details.

What I also like about SAM 28000 and 29000 is a the bare metal in some parts. It gives them a very striking look.

We'll see. I'll be open minded about it.

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That new scheme looks like it's desperately trying to look American and its failing miserably, looking like a 20-year-old white supremacist nationalist
Kinda like most of the Democrat Party. I mean, they are the party of slavery ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Seriously, calm down, turn off CNN and have a cookie. You don't have to get triggered about it.

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Old 11-09-2019, 03:58 AM   #15
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For comparison. Honestly, I really don't hate the proposed new design. It's actually kinda handsome:




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The New AF one livery looks good to me.

Perhaps they should remove the USAF markings, paint white parts in flat aluminium, and call it USA one.

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Old 11-11-2019, 10:00 AM   #17
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if I were to critique it Id like the United States of America in bigger font and a big flag on the bottom!
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Nice discussion. We've had it on the 1:200 forum.
A comparison was made with the last TWA livery. The existing livery is kind of iconic. I would prefer subtle changes.
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Old 11-14-2019, 02:43 AM   #19
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I like the original scheme, but that new one with a simple cheat-line is very nice too.
Some nice releases proposed by GJ.
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