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see it on the final product versus spray out.
But all in all, it turned out to be a beautiful
paint job and they were thrilled with it in
the end.

when they arrived, they didn't feel like that's
what they had visualized in the 3D world.
We had to come back and do some touch
ups and change the overall layout, just ever
so slightly.

Kuhn: I experienced one where they saw
the photos of the paint and the layout, but


" Okay, tomorrow is layouts. This is your
last chance. Otherwise, you're going to get
bumped to the next scheme, or next paint
slot. " It's always different for a different
customer and what they're looking for, but
always a fun process.

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AMT: Have you ever had a customer have
their aircraft painted and they for some
reason said, " Oh my, this is not what I
thought it was going to be? "
Traxler: I had a Gulfstream that was a
pretty simple scheme and the issue ended
up being the color, not the design. It was
metallic. The funny thing with metallics is
the way they look in the sun and the way they
look in the shade will always be different.
Even though we gave the client spray outs
and everything was approved...once it was
completely done, he just didn't like it. So, we
ended up repainting it.
Harbour: It was actually the exact same
thing. We had them approve the spray outs. I
want to say it was a medium silver metallic.
The client loved the spray out. They loved
looking at it in the sun, but when it was put
on the aircraft, they thought it looked way
too dark. What we ended up doing was we
added a white shadow to their registration
number and you wouldn't believe it, but just
that small change to them made a world of
difference. We were able to go ahead with
the medium silver metallic. It is funny to see
the way things change to people once they

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AMT_April-May2021

Editor's Takeoff
Industry Inspection
State of the Industry: Paint
Time for a Makeover: Inside the Business of Interior Refurbishment
Charged Up Down Under
Innovations in Part Sustainment
A Look Inside the 2OOOJ Series
GAMA Insight
ARSA Insight
Advertiser's Index
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AMT_April-May2021 - Editor's Takeoff
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AMT_April-May2021 - Industry Inspection
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AMT_April-May2021 - State of the Industry: Paint
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AMT_April-May2021 - Time for a Makeover: Inside the Business of Interior Refurbishment
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AMT_April-May2021 - Charged Up Down Under
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AMT_April-May2021 - Innovations in Part Sustainment
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AMT_April-May2021 - A Look Inside the 2OOOJ Series
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AMT_April-May2021 - GAMA Insight
AMT_April-May2021 - Professionalism
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AMT_April-May2021 - ARSA Insight
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AMT_April-May2021 - Advertiser's Index
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