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Boeing 737-800 (N951AA)


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Dwight Hartje
Stunning livery and shot!
Roy Hunte
Nice shot, but AAL needs to wash that aircraft.
rwb2112Photo Uploader
Thanks Dwight and Roy!
I worked for American many years back in the 60's and mid 70's they had that paint job and then changed it to the red white and blue paint jobs and all we was 727 707 then 747 and DC10 BAC 1-11's but never a 737 while I was there much less with that paint. but looking at the flight logs below blows my mind.
Bob Birks
In the 90's we had a 757 painted in the same scheme.
AAL doesn't need to wash the plane - photographers need to keep their "hands" off the sharpen and saturation buttons, a little is good a lot is wrong.
Awesome shot!
rwb2112Photo Uploader
Thanks Falcon05! Haven't seen you in awhile, have Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
rwb2112Photo Uploader
Thanks for the comment markstar, I went back and looked at the original file, full size,those vertical streaks on fuselage and the 'smudge' around the front door are there all though not as pronounced as what I uploaded. I used a filter called 'tonal contrast' that did that, as far as over-sharpening, that was another program called 'define', combine all that with downsizing a large file by 2/3rds and whatever FA does once it's uploaded, it's not always gonna be perfect, but it got more than a few stars so I'm happy about that, you should post some of your photos!
I suspect that the vertical streaking on the bare aluminum of the fuselage might be the result of chemical de-icing compounds or airborne contaminants that might not be so obvious under different lighting... e.g.- direct bright sunlight vs. somewhat subdued overcast sky illumination. And the color rendition characteristics of a particular digital photo sensor could affect this also in making it more obvious in an exposure. All this beyond the control of the photographer.
Roy Hunte
Also the smudge at the front is from the jet bridges, the flexible hood is usually full of mildew or just dirt.
rwb2112: I thought it was a great shot and I love the old AAL livery! I've had similar problems with resized photo's and detail effects on third party websites. I use a photoshop software add in suite from a company called Topaz that I use for detailing and contrast adjustments, thanks for sharing your process and photos, I'll get some of my photos up in a day or two and I let me know what you think! Happy holidays!
Bob Dman
Like that "paint job" MUCH better than what they have now!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
04-Jul-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 08:40 CDT 10:45 CDT Scheduled
03-Jul-2020 B738Los Cabos Int'l ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 15:30 MDT 18:59 CDT Scheduled
03-Jul-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Los Cabos Int'l () 12:45 CDT 14:00 MDT On The Way!
03-Jul-2020 B738Tulsa Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 09:41 CDT 10:20 CDT 0:39
02-Jul-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Tulsa Intl () 18:53 CDT 19:33 CDT 0:39
02-Jul-2020 B738Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:38 CDT 12:26 CDT 1:47
02-Jul-2020 B738Philadelphia Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 06:27 EDT 07:08 CDT 1:41
01-Jul-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Philadelphia Intl () 11:00 CDT 14:51 EDT 2:50
01-Jul-2020 B738San Antonio Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:13 CDT 09:00 CDT 0:47
29-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()San Antonio Intl () 16:40 CDT 17:20 CDT 0:39
29-Jun-2020 B738Ontario Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:50 PDT 13:14 CDT 2:24
28-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Ontario Intl () 17:13 CDT 17:53 PDT 2:40
28-Jun-2020 B738Boston Logan Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 12:36 EDT 15:14 CDT 3:37
26-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Boston Logan Intl () 12:46 CDT 16:56 EDT 3:09
26-Jun-2020 B738Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 09:09 CDT 10:58 CDT 1:48
26-Jun-2020 B738St Louis Lambert Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 06:14 CDT 07:03 CDT 0:48
25-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()St Louis Lambert Intl () 18:36 CDT 19:49 CDT 1:13
25-Jun-2020 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 15:17 EDT 17:02 CDT 2:44
25-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Washington Dulles Intl () 10:34 CDT 13:50 EDT 2:15
25-Jun-2020 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:14 EDT 09:23 CDT 3:08
24-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Washington Dulles Intl () 17:52 CDT 21:08 EDT 2:16
24-Jun-2020 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:52 PDT 16:23 CDT 3:31
23-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:44 CDT 14:21 PDT 3:36
23-Jun-2020 B738Salt Lake City Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:53 MDT 11:19 CDT 2:25
22-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Salt Lake City Intl () 19:18 CDT 20:35 MDT 2:16
22-Jun-2020 B738Tampa Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 15:41 EDT 16:57 CDT 2:16
22-Jun-2020 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Tampa Intl () 11:04 CDT 14:12 EDT 2:07
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