Why are all airliners white?

Date:         27 Aug 97 03:57:55 
From:         onat@turbine.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Onat Ahmet)
Organization: Kyoto University, JAPAN
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Is there a reason why airliners are dominantly painted in white,
or is it simply that white paint is cheaper?!!

Thanks.

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