Re: Why are all airliners white?

Date:         29 Aug 97 08:10:42 
From:         news@chaos.kulnet.kuleuven.ac.be
Organization: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
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In article <airliners.1997.1885@ohare.Chicago.COM>, onat@turbine.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Onat Ahmet) says:
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>Is there a reason why airliners are dominantly painted in white,
>or is it simply that white paint is cheaper?!!

Sabena (National airline of Belgium) paints their aircraft white

"because it looks so nice when they're on the ground"

quote from a Sabena Heavy Maintenance engineer.

Koen