Date: 17 Sep 97 02:49:21 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Kearney) Organization: Ireland On-Line References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1
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> Recent research suggests that darker paint schemes are easier to see. > Since the human eye spots things by shape and contrast, trying to > contrast with a (usually) bright background (the sky) by having a bright > paint scheme is pretty much a waste of time. > Black, on the other hand, usually cause a good contrast with the > background. Well if I gave you a 747 to paint , Would you like to paint it without having to paint very nice to look at but hard to paint on logos and nice emblems ? Or would you prefer to mask-off the windows and other important "no-paint' bits and just spray everything else white ? Its easier and cheaper to paint an aircraft one colour. White is common because its a common paint.