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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!
whitsitt
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.
markstar426
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.
Falcon05
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!
cliff731
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.
markstar426
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
23-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 09:10 CDT 11:26 CDT Scheduled
23-Aug-2019 B738Detroit Metro Wayne Co ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:13 EDT 07:44 CDT Scheduled
22-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Detroit Metro Wayne Co () 20:55 CDT 23:59 EDT Scheduled
22-Aug-2019 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 17:35 EDT 19:26 CDT Scheduled
22-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Washington Dulles Intl () 12:37 CDT 16:12 EDT Scheduled
22-Aug-2019 B738Minneapolis/St Paul Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:40 CDT 10:41 CDT Scheduled
21-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Minneapolis/St Paul Intl () 16:55 CDT 18:40 CDT 1:44
21-Aug-2019 B738McCarran Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:56 PDT 15:02 CDT 2:05
21-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()McCarran Intl () 09:09 CDT 09:27 PDT 2:18
19-Aug-2019 B738Toronto Pearson Int'l ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 18:48 EDT 20:22 CDT 2:34
19-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Toronto Pearson Int'l () 14:02 CDT 17:32 EDT 2:30
19-Aug-2019 B738Chicago O'Hare Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:47 CDT 12:30 CDT 1:43
19-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Chicago O'Hare Intl () 07:16 CDT 09:06 CDT 1:50
18-Aug-2019 B738Tulsa Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 18:56 CDT 19:34 CDT 0:37
18-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Tulsa Intl () 17:17 CDT 17:58 CDT 0:40
18-Aug-2019 B738El Paso Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 12:40 MDT 14:57 CDT 1:16
18-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()El Paso Intl () 11:22 CDT 11:36 MDT 1:13
18-Aug-2019 B738Will Rogers World ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:44 CDT 09:18 CDT 0:33
18-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Will Rogers World () 07:02 CDT 07:38 CDT 0:35
17-Aug-2019 B738Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 21:49 MST 01:45 CDT (+1) 1:55
17-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl () 20:46 CDT 20:46 MST 1:59
17-Aug-2019 B738Palm Beach Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 17:10 EDT 18:38 CDT 2:28
17-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Palm Beach Intl () 12:17 CDT 16:04 EDT 2:46
17-Aug-2019 B738Cancun Int'l ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:51 EST 09:10 CDT 2:18
16-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 19:33 CDT 21:53 EST 2:19
16-Aug-2019 B738Minneapolis/St Paul Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 15:48 CDT 17:47 CDT 1:58
16-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Minneapolis/St Paul Intl () 12:38 CDT 14:36 CDT 1:58
16-Aug-2019 B738Fresno Yosemite Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:12 PDT 10:45 CDT 2:33
15-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Fresno Yosemite Intl () 19:00 CDT 20:00 PDT 2:59
15-Aug-2019 B738Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 14:29 CDT 16:31 CDT 2:01
15-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 11:15 CDT 13:17 CDT 2:01
15-Aug-2019 B738LaGuardia ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:42 EDT 08:55 CDT 3:12
14-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()LaGuardia () 17:51 CDT 21:28 EDT 2:36
14-Aug-2019 B738Kansas City Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 15:16 CDT 16:44 CDT 1:27
14-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Kansas City Intl () 13:01 CDT 14:04 CDT 1:02
14-Aug-2019 B738Gowen Field ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 07:17 MDT 10:44 CDT 2:26
13-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Gowen Field () 17:17 CDT 19:03 MDT 2:46
13-Aug-2019 B738Hartsfield-Jackson Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 14:38 EDT 15:22 CDT 1:43
13-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Hartsfield-Jackson Intl () 10:43 CDT 13:22 EDT 1:38
13-Aug-2019 B738Albuquerque Intl Sunport ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 06:49 MDT 09:08 CDT 1:18
12-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Albuquerque Intl Sunport () 23:03 CDT 23:23 MDT 1:20
12-Aug-2019 B738Cleveland-Hopkins Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 19:38 EDT 20:54 CDT 2:15
12-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Cleveland-Hopkins Intl () 15:11 CDT 18:24 EDT 2:12
12-Aug-2019 B738Salt Lake City Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 09:42 MDT 12:48 CDT 2:06
11-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Salt Lake City Intl () 17:14 CDT 18:17 MDT 2:03
11-Aug-2019 B738Ontario Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 10:41 PDT 15:19 CDT 2:38
11-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Ontario Intl () 08:44 CDT 09:09 PDT 2:24
10-Aug-2019 B738Vancouver Int'l ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 23:40 PDT 05:29 CDT (+1) 3:49
10-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 17:19 CDT 19:05 PDT 3:45
10-Aug-2019 B738Denver Intl ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 13:02 MDT 15:28 CDT 1:25
10-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Denver Intl () 11:21 CDT 11:50 MDT 1:28
10-Aug-2019 B738Will Rogers World ()Dallas-Fort Worth Intl () 08:51 CDT 09:23 CDT 0:31
10-Aug-2019 B738Dallas-Fort Worth Intl ()Will Rogers World () 07:03 CDT 07:41 CDT 0:37
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