American rolls out its signature AstroJet retro livery on N905NN (Photo: American Airlines)

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American's AstroJet retro paint scheme has been a long-enduring staple of the airline's fleet. It is beloved among aviation enthusiasts and airline employees alike while still being recognizable by seasoned passengers. The original livery was painted on N951AA (ship 3CF), the carrier's 50th Boeing 737 aircraft which was delivered in 2000. Last month, that aircraft ferried to New Iberia, La. where it was painted with the standard livery. Why is this retro livery so recognizable? It's nostalgic. The actual livery…