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Here's the Totally Awesome Way an Airplane Gets Painted

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It takes a whole team of painters, an orchestra of machines and paint spray, what seems like miles of tape and paper, and oh so much work (not to mention the planning process) in order to paint an entire plane. Southwest Airlines shows some of its detailed plane paintings in the videos below (the Missouri One and Colorado One) along with their more basic painting efforts. (sploid.gizmodo.com) More...

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barrieobrien
Barrie obrien 2
It would be great to see a 787-8 being painted.
rideclickcode
ride click 2
isn't that the normal way it's always done?
btweston
btweston 1
Totally tubular. Hang ten. Bodacious.
CPAIR007
JASON AWID 1
This is COoL....but from the very early concept to final product delivery WOULD BE THE BEST !!
preed66617
Pat Reed 1
Cute, but what is the weight of all that paint? How much does that weight cost in the cost of operating that air craft? Not what I would call an efficient use of resources.

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