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      Post #64790, posted on 10-30-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      You read it right, the first 757-200 get Split Scimitar Winglets:

      http://www.igftravel.com/single-post/2016/10/27/United-Moves-Forward-With-757-Split-Scimitar-Winglets

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      Post #64792, posted on 10-30-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      That is interesting, Marco, thanks for posting.
      The actual plane on the image looks so much like a 737 ... is the gear showing a the double boogie of the 757?
      Maybe its just another plane in the background or I cannot recognize a 757 anymore )

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      Post #64793, posted on 10-30-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      You are right, the pictures are confusing:

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      United's fleet upgrades are expected to start with Ship number 103 in January, and continue starting with additional 757-200's in the fleet.


      So, we get the Real picture in 2-3 months ;)

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      Post #66380, posted on 03-09-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Spotted my first Scimitar Wing in Frankfurt, last week:

      http://www.mc84.de/spotten/fra27021736.jpg

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      Post #66397, posted on 03-10-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Interesting to see they did modify the upper winglet shape but didn't include the lower part that would make it a split scimitar winglet. The winglets also look a bit more narrowed down compared to the old ones?
      I still very much like the Icelandair livery by the way... Now I want to build my Authentic 757 kit with DRAW Icelandair livery that has been sitting in my stash for far too long now!

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      Post #66401, posted on 03-10-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Looks a little modern on the classic shape of the 757 to me...

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      Post #66425, posted on 03-11-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I flew UAL 417 (a 752) LAX-OGG in VERY late December 2016 and it had split scimitars. Whatever the published schedule of refitting may be, UAL is certainly moving quickly on adding the SS winglets to it's fleet.

      I also flew a UAL 738 OGG-LAX the year prior that had SS winglets, a Star Alliance logojet, so they aren't wasting any time.

      Bob