Today Flying Colours Aviation completed the last of 24 Boeing 737-800's for Virgin Australia.
To mark this special transformation of Virgin Blue to Virgin Australia, watch how we do it! This fantastic time lapse demonstrates the process and skills required to fully strip and paint an aircraft in 11 days by our talented staff.
Virgin Blue’s red, white and blue livery has been consigned to history.
The last aircraft to fly in the old Virgin Blue colours, Boeing 737-800 VH-VUL, has entered the Townsville paintshop from which it will emerge in a few weeks bearing the name Virgin Australia in silver-grey print on the side of an all-white fuselage.
VH-VUL operated flight VA381 from Brisbane to Townsville on Wednesday ev...
Painter-friendly’ basecoat-clearcoat topcoat system used to repaint QantasLink 717
Flying Colours Aviation repainted a QantasLink 717 airplane with a basecoat-clearcoat coatings system by PPG Industries aerospace business that delivered what it promised – a quickly-achieved, smooth, high-gloss finish.
“The DESOTHANE HD/CA 9008 basecoat-clearcoat system by PPG Aerospace gave Flying Colours Aviation...
Virgin Australia has repainted and renamed the Boeing 737-800 which was named Brett’s Jet after Virgin Blue founding chief executive Brett Godfrey.
The 737, VH-BZG, was one of the last aircraft in the Virgin Australia fleet still wearing the old Virgin Blue colours, and was repainted by Flying Colours in Townsville over late August-early September. It re-emerged from the paintshop not only w...
Flying Colours Aviation has just signed a Paint Service Contract with Australian Aerospace, to provide aircraft strip and painting services for twelve Royal Australian Air Force C-130J aircraft starting next year in 2015, and going through to 2020.
Each aircraft will undergo a full strip and repaint taking only sixteen days at FCA’s Townville Airport paint facility.
Flying Colours Aviation has been featured in the May / June edition of Aviation Business Asia Pacific Magazine.
Sporting the front and back pages, as well as an editorial detailing our back story and challenges associated with relocating and expanding operations, to better serve our existing and potential customers.
The full magazine is available for online viewing for free HERE.
Welcome to our new look website! A long time coming, our new website has been redesigned to make it easier for MRO's and customers to obtain the required information when researching potential aircraft painting facilities.
A TOWNSVILLE aircraft business has proven itself able to land the job, with a hefty contract to repaint two dozen of air giant Virgin's fleet at Townsville Airport.
North Queensland specialist aircraft exterior refinishers Flying Colours Aviation won out in a competitive tender process against a line-up of cut-rate Asian companies to dress 24 Virgin 737s in white.
The first Boeing 737-800 for Virgin Australia, VH-VUC was conmpleted by Flying Colours avaition on teh 16th of December. This marks the begining of 24 aircraft to be completed by Flying Colours for Virgin Australia over the next 14 months.