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      Post #71332, posted on 01-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi all,

      I have this McDonnell Douglas DC-9-80 super80 poster showing an artist's drawing of Midway DC-9-80 wearing the M color scheme. Does anyone know if any of their DC-9-80s wore the M color scheme??

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      Post #71339, posted on 01-08-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Which scheme are you calling the M scheme?

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      Post #71342, posted on 01-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      If you mean the Midway 2.0 livery, with the yellow tail and blue M, then no. To my knowledge, no DC-9s were ever painted in that livery.

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      Post #71343, posted on 01-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Which scheme are you calling the M scheme?



      This one: http://www.airliners.net/photo/Midway-Airlines/Boeing-737-76N/1408354

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      Post #71345, posted on 01-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Which scheme are you calling the M scheme?



      This one: http://www.airliners.net/photo/Midway-Airlines/Boeing-737-76N/1408354

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      That's the yellow tail livery for what we sometimes called "Midway 2.0." The Midway name was revived in 1993 after the original airline shut down in 1991. There were no DC-9s in the new fleet, only Fokker 100s, and eventually 737-700s and CRJ-200.

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      Post #71346, posted on 01-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
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      Which scheme are you calling the M scheme?



      This one: http://www.airliners.net/photo/Midway-Airlines/Boeing-737-76N/1408354

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      Reading the description on that photo is pretty sad.... They were grounded on 9/11 and never flew again...

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      Post #71349, posted on 01-09-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      It was sad. Midway had already declared Chap. 11 bankruptcy the month before, and shut down completely on 9/11, other than to ferry the planes back to Raleigh 4 days later, once civilian planes were allowed back in the air. They started back up in 2002, flying only the 737s. They couldn't sustain that version of the company, so they went to an all-CRJ fleet as a US Airways commuter. Now that was really sad. The CRJs stayed filthy, they were even slower (probably due to the additional coat of paint), and service suffered.

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