If imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery, then Scheme Designers founder Craig Barnett is an object of adulation.
During 18 years in business, Barnett and his seven-employee New Jersey design firm have created thousands of custom paint schemes for clients ranging from individual aircraft owners to international airlines. But Barnett’s copyrighted designs also have been mimicked countless times by private aircraft owners, commercial paint shops, and others—and Barnett says that’s not flattery. It’s theft. Read the whole AOPA Pilot article here.