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      Post #70173, posted on 06-05-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I had a chance to fly from DEN to IAD last week on one of United's new -900s, with the Dreamliner interior. Much more spacious than the older ones, and the new light blue mood lighting was relaxing.

      With a seat over the wing, I couldn't help but notice, the entire top of he wing appeared to be painted white! If not white, it was the lightest shade of Boeing grey I've ever seen. I thought maybe I was in a Dreamliner.

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      Post #70177, posted on 06-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Were you sitting on the starboard side? That gray is light under the sun.

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      Post #70181, posted on 06-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Was it a new -900ER, or an old -924ER with a new interior? Which winglets did it have?

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      Post #70184, posted on 06-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Jennings and LH707,

      Middle seat on port side - blame the tour planner! Didn't see the N-number, or outside of the winglets.
      Thr flap canoes were definitely Boeing's usual grey on the top and sides.

      Sorry I didn't better document the experience. I shouldn't have packed the Nicon in the luggage.

      Gerry - DEN

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      Post #70185, posted on 06-06-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Always have your phone/camera at the ready as you're boarding, and snap a photo of the data plate mounted inside the L1 door frame (on Boeing products). I've had more odd looks from flight attendants doing that

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      Post #70186, posted on 06-07-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      You can also look up the tail number on flightradar 24 or some other site by punching in the flight number.

      If you were in one of the middle seats in the cabin and the sun was out, my guess is that the wing simply looked white due to the lighting.

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      Post #70189, posted on 06-07-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I use my.flightradar24.com to keep track of all my flights (formerly flightdiary.net). Just input your flight number and it will automatically populate the type, registration, routing, etc. It will even update you actual flight times! Pretty accurate, the only time it messed up the registration for me was a couple of years ago on a Alitalia A320 FCO-CAI. It also allows you to export your data if you don't feel comfortable with them looking after all that information. I put all my past flight information and it compiled a bunch of cool stats (I have spent 14.3 weeks in the air and dumped 206 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere!).

      As for the UA 737NG's, I've always seen them with all gray upper wings with black no step limit lines and e-exit pathways. No corogard. I'm not too sure how the MAX wings will look as they wear the UA Dreamliner wavy scheme.

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      Post #70205, posted on 06-13-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      I suspected the answer was "Boeing grey". White would have been nice.

      BTW, all the United 900s I viewed at DEN that morning has scimitar winglets.

      Gerry - DEN