New Gripen Scheme - Lovely

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New Gripen Scheme - Lovely

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Just been sent this link, loveley retro scheme IMHO

http://www.ipmsstockholm.se/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2209
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Oooooh Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeess. I want to see that beastie. :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Not bad is it! Painted up to celebrate the retirement of the A/B versions from Swedish Air Force service.

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Why haven't they be flown in that colors much earlier???
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Looking forward to seeing this in the flesh :drool:
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swingy wrote:Oooooh Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeess. I want to see that beastie. :clap: :clap: :clap:


But you probably never will......... :sad:
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capercaillie wrote:But you probably never will......... :sad:

Nope, supposedly this airframe has the most flighthours out of any Gripen A in the Swedish inventory! :sad:

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Now thats really cool!!

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Holy moley! What a scheme. Stunning.

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cammo scheme instead of "Plane" grey! gets my vote! :up:
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Oh WOW, really nice. why go to the trouble of the paint job if it is only gonna be for a limited audience?

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vulcan57 wrote:Oh WOW, really nice. why go to the trouble of the paint job if it is only gonna be for a limited audience?


You mean like some of the RAF squadron specials which don't appear at air shows? Why should this be any different?
nothing is confirmed at a show until its u/c hits the tarmac or it is running in for its display.....

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Finally an interesting Gripen :yahoo: I knew they could do it...
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Now that is aviation porn, I loved the Viggens in this camo too.

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DeanW wrote:
capercaillie wrote:But you probably never will......... :sad:

Nope, supposedly this airframe has the most flighthours out of any Gripen A in the Swedish inventory! :sad:

So, what does that mean? About 50 flying hours? ;)

It does look nice though, best looking Gripen so far.

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Looks very at home in those colours.

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Agg wrote:So, what does that mean? About 50 flying hours? ;)

I'm not sure.. all I know is that it's due to go to a museum for preservation. :smile:

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Agg wrote:
DeanW wrote:
capercaillie wrote:But you probably never will......... :sad:

Nope, supposedly this airframe has the most flighthours out of any Gripen A in the Swedish inventory! :sad:

So, what does that mean? About 50 flying hours? ;)


Haha nah it's around 3000 hours and I'd say that's pretty good :cool:

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Now she looks hot!!
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She´s not alone. There´s also a black two seater.

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