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From the Resene News – issue 2/2002

Tough stuff - Virgin Australia Boeing 737

Virgin Australia Boeing 737Have you ever sat on a plane enjoying the in-flight entertainment and noticed that you were speeding along at over 500kph with an outside temperature of -50°C? Just minutes before you were sitting on the ground basking in hot summer temperatures of 30°C.

The paint on an airplane must cope with extremes of temperature and wind pressure and stay firmly affixed for a minimum of eight years. With such strict performance parameters, only a few tough paints can make the grade.

Recently Resene Automotive and Performance Coatings supplied paint for the new livery of Virgin Australia's new Boeing 737 400 Series painted in Christchurch. The result is a shiny, colourful paint job that will last the distance and see Resene become truly airborne.

Virgin Australia Boeing 737

For more information contact Resene Automotive and Performance Coatings on 0800 108 008.


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