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Old 16th Jun 2020, 14:11
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I donít believe it!
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Priorities!
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Just a suggestion
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Amidst the biggest crisis in my lifetime (exempt the latter bits of WW2) painting a Boris One jet should be waaaaay down the list of “Wouldn’t it be nice...” However, UK taxpayers will undoubtely be happy to know Boris likes the colour scheme.

BTW, the OH would disagree, Herod 😎 The roundel positioning is neater, for a start. But I digress from my [rant]

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UK taxpayers will undoubtely be happy to know Boris likes the colour scheme.
What's the problem - do you think red or blue paint is more expensive than grey? It's got to have paint on it, and military aircraft often get custom paint schemes. Do you complain about those too?
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What's the problem - do you think red or blue paint is more expensive than grey? It's got to have paint on it, and military aircraft often get custom paint schemes. Do you complain about those too?
Oh come on; it's just an ego trip.
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Agreed, CK.

As for other ‘bling’ paint schemes, ditto. I thought the RAF had more important things to address.
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Any thoughts on the likely colour scheme?
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknew...?ocid=msedgntp
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I’ve asked the Mods to move the earlier discussion on the Voyager thread to be moved here.
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Any thoughts on the likely colour scheme?
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknew...?ocid=msedgntp
Thoughts!

No need to paint it. It's fine as it is. It may be required for its intended purpose as a Tanker in grey at some point! So it would be a waste of money to have to paint it for no reason. Pretentious cts
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Can anybody point out another prime minister/president/ head of state that travels internationally in an aircraft painted in tactical wartme colours.
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So what happens when THAT Voyager goes U/S and the only alternative is an RAF Grey....????
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Even Tony Blair resisted having Blair force one.
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Paint it Gulf War pink, that would make it stand out, with some sort of nose artwork. Fat lass in a bikini.
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So what happens when THAT Voyager goes U/S and the only alternative is an RAF Grey....????
Gordon Brown resisted Balir having Blair force one, probably because he wanted one too.
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A great idea and why not. A couple of 1m watt speakers in the belly blasting Land of Hope and Glory from 35,000 and the job's a good un.
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Easy, needs to be painted like this:


It won't look as good on a Voyager as it did on a '10, but it did the job for quite some time.
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Boris Farce One. Great.

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Easy, needs to be painted like this:


It won't look as good on a Voyager as it did on a '10, but it did the job for quite some time.
I would gladly agree with that scheme.
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Far more elegant
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