Behind American's New Paint Job


American expects its to complete its merger with US Airways in the third quarter. Given the imminent approval, Aviation Week & Space Technology MRO Edition's June 24 explores the livery change. 

Watch this video showing the behind-the-scenes painting details--which are quite different than the brushed aluminum fuselage that American has been know for over the past decades.

Thanks to American Airlines, Dean Baldwin Painting and Leading Edge Aviation Services for providing imagery.

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