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      Post #79109, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Dear All,
      nice as the "What If" colors may look, I am more into schemes that indeed graced the skies,
      so if any decal makers read along here, we could use the opportunity to realistically list
      the 757 schemes that are missed out as decals yet.

      Any ideas which color schemes you would desperately love to see as decals?

      I start with screen-printed decals for the

      America West green/orange cactus livery.


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      Post #79110, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Condor Rizzi Bird. Happy to take either laser or screen print.

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      Post #79111, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      My RiziBird Decals aleady crossed the border ...

      https://modelarstwoalexander.auctivacommerce.com/Product.aspx?ProductId=5939012

      Greetings Uwe

      PS: Yes I know about this dealer.

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      Post #79112, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I will go for the Ethiopian Airlines old c/s, the LU sheet was beautiful but evidently OOP and more and more difficult to obtain.

      SIA yellow c/s is also one I would like to see released. It is nothing special but O am just a fan of SIA liveries.

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      Post #79113, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      RB211-524. I have the older Ethiopian color scheme decals by LU if you want them. I bought two by mistake so I have a spare. Let me know. As for the 757 decal wish list. Yes I second the American West green/ orange scheme and Iíll add the Ohio scheme too. I know it was done by a Russian maker but Iím unaware of the quality so I passes so far on those.

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      Post #79114, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      America West - All

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      Post #79115, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
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      I will go for the Ethiopian Airlines old c/s, the LU sheet was beautiful but evidently OOP and more and more difficult to obtain.

      SIA yellow c/s is also one I would like to see released. It is nothing special but O am just a fan of SIA liveries.



      https://en.dreamdecalsmex.com/

      Hello, he has the Singapore 757 decal !

      All the best,
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      Post #79116, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Maybe too difficult but:

      Icelandair TF-FIU "Hekla Aurora"

      The Gio Decals sheet was far away from the real one, sadly.

      Marco

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      Post #79117, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    

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      Post #79120, posted on 10-11-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      +1 on the America West cactus livery!

      I'd also like to see the early '90s USAir blue tail scheme. Not very flashy, but still looked great, IMO. I know Flight Path did this livery years ago, but they're impossible to find and were so translucent, you had to buy two sheets and double them up.

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      Post #79123, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I forgot to add to an earlier post for decals for United Airlines Blue Rising scheme and the Battleship Gray scheme. I know Flight Path did the Battleship scheme years ago and Iím not sure if any of the Blue Rising scheme.

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      Post #79124, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
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      MC84 :
      Maybe too difficult but:

      Icelandair TF-FIU "Hekla Aurora"

      The Gio Decals sheet was far away from the real one, sadly.

      Marco



      +1

      I fully agree, it would be nice!

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      Post #79125, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks for all your interesting suggestions!

      I also would like to see the US Air blue tail red cheatline scheme!

      @Stephane: The Ethiopian old colors exists already with 8adecs:
      http://8adecs.com/cgi-bin/fdecals.pl?opc=show&id=849

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      Post #79127, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm among those who believe that USAir bare-metal scheme was seriously underrated. It was not flashy but it was a good, solid livery.

      For my part, I'd like to see the various now-retired Delta liveries adapted for the Zvezda kit. The widget is iconic and memorable (and on my short list), but I flew many a mile on 757s in the Ron Allen and Deltaflot liveries, and it would be handy to have them too.

      Continental would be nice to have, too, both for the -200 and what appears to be the inevitable -300, with the pinstripe and globe in the correct "mustard" color instead of the metallic gold that many decals use, and the correct typeface for the registrations. The Liveries Unlimited CO sheet for the 737NGs got all of this correct.

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      Post #79128, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      LOL...

      So many choices.
      Might as well reach for the sky and also request Icelandair Heckla Aurora. Most beautiful markings on a 757. "Funny" to read Marco Coldoway complain about the Gio decal. Didn't you do the BEAUTIFUL model?

      Ken

      mc84 :
      maybe too difficult but:

      icelandair tf-fiu "hekla aurora"

      the gio decals sheet was far away from the real one, sadly.

      marco


      +1

      i fully agree, it would be nice!

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      Post #79130, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      @Jodie
      The Delta widget 757 is available from 8adecs as well, though not (yet) adapted to the Zvezda model
      http://8adecs.com/cgi-bin/fdecals.pl?opc=show&id=670

      The Ron Allen scheme is available from 26
      http://www.26decals.com/epages/62035508.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/62035508/Products/144-919

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      Post #79134, posted on 10-12-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Are you talking about the AW Flintstones scheme?


      Or the earlier one?

      https://joydecals.com/1-144-scale-decal-america-west-757-200/

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      Post #79137, posted on 10-13-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Just an FYI, none of the existing 757 decals has L1/R1, L4/R4 door outlines that will match the Zvezda kit. Those door decals have be skewed to match the compound curve of the fuselage at those points.

      Also, the door outlines on the Zvezda kit are about 20% too side compared to the dimensions given in Boeing station diagrams. The over wing hatches are inaccurate in size and shape as well. Youíd be better off filling them all in and eliminating the outlines and using correct decals.

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      Post #79138, posted on 10-13-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      @Merlin
      Yes, I mean the Flintstone cactus color of your posted image.
      I do have the triple-blue-stripe scheme from Ray's 26decals.

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      Post #79139, posted on 10-13-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Yes, the Flintstones scheme was the one I was referring to as well.

      Might be nice to have similar for the BPK CRJ-700, too, but that's for another thread.

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      Post #79143, posted on 10-13-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Any of those America West Flintstones schemes would be tough to do. It would take a lot of decal, and some fancy painting.

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      Post #79146, posted on 10-13-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Anyone currently make the final scheme for Avianca. If not that livery would look great as well.

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      Post #79155, posted on 10-15-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Could someone who has built this kit using the kit decals comment on wether or not the doorframe decals fit the doors as engraved on the kit? Thanks!

      Gene

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      Post #79159, posted on 10-15-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi,

      I have 2 that would be high on my wish-list.

      1) National Airlines (Authentic Airliners have the 747, but I am lacking space for another widebdoy, so would be cool to have the 757)
      2) SF Arilines


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      Post #79187, posted on 10-16-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      +100 for Marco's suggestion on the Icelandair Aurora scheme! I would be happy with the letters/logos and airbrushing the background color sheme. I had the opportunity to see this on the runway in the sun while my flight was taxiing in and it was beautiful!
      Have fun modeling!
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      Maybe too difficult but:

      Icelandair TF-FIU "Hekla Aurora"

      The Gio Decals sheet was far away from the real one, sadly.

      Marco


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      Post #79211, posted on 10-18-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I haven't seen any mention of DHL Are they Available?

      Boeing Bob

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      Post #79212, posted on 10-18-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Bob, yes they are:
      https://www.shopdrawdecal.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=44%2D757%2D42

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      Post #79223, posted on 10-18-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Iím NOT making any promises with this question, but does anyone by any chance have the official Pantone colors used by America West for the ďFlintstonesĒ scheme? Iíve searched high and low to no avail. I can take guesses, but thatís all it would be.

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      Post #79227, posted on 10-19-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Let's see if anyone comes up with numbers and also I can try to estimate the RGB/hex (if that is even useful for you) given the technique I mentioned in your other thread but in the end also a good guesswork would do the job, just like a faded livery also looks different from a freshly painted.

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      Post #79235, posted on 10-19-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      I need Pantone colors. But as I noted, the AmWest colors are no longer produced by Xtracolor, and in any event, being solvent based enamels, they can only be shipped by surface. So thatís pretty much the end of my interest in the Flintstones scheme.

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      Post #79239, posted on 10-20-2021 GMT-5 hours    
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      My RiziBird Decals aleady crossed the border ...

      https://modelarstwoalexander.auctivacommerce.com/Product.aspx?ProductId=5939012

      Greetings Uwe

      PS: Yes I know about this dealer.


      My copy arrived today from Brazil. No problems. Took 3 month. Looking good.

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      Post #79245, posted on 10-20-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Apparently back in 1999 I had started work on the USAir natural metal/red/blue stripe scheme. If Russ is okay, I'll go ahead and finish that up for the Zvezda kit, since so much of the work is already done.

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      Post #79248, posted on 10-21-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      That is pretty exciting news Jennings, thanks a lot!

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      Post #79251, posted on 10-21-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Great news, Jennings! Thank you!

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      Post #79261, posted on 10-22-2021 GMT-5 hours    
      Outstanding Jennings! That would be a great addition to the available decals for the USAir/US Airways/Piedmont/etc. family.I would snap up a few copies of this decal if it becomes available.
      have fun modeling!
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