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by Sooner787
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO / Upcoming NB order comments...
Replies: 120
Views: 15206

Re: Delta CEO / Upcoming NB order comments...

No way Boeing wins this order as long as their DL/ BBD C series complaint
is still active.

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by Sooner787
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO - Domestic Dep From Intl' Terminal?
Replies: 25
Views: 2140

Re: SFO - Domestic Dep From Intl' Terminal?

I departed on a SFO- DFW flight from G93 IIRC . Kinda funny looking out my window of an A319
and see B744's on either side of us.

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by Sooner787
Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW E Satellite Terminal - What happens now?
Replies: 48
Views: 5473

Re: DFW E Satellite Terminal - What happens now?

I just hope AA use the satellite and add another lounge there. That will bring 13?14? gates in E, large enough to justifies a lounge. I'd prefer AA keep gates in the main terminal and build a lounge there if they were to do it. You could move all of Spirit, Frontier, etc out to the satellite, makin...

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by Sooner787
Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW E Satellite Terminal - What happens now?
Replies: 48
Views: 5473

Re: DFW E Satellite Terminal - What happens now?

Could Southwest Airlines lease gates in the DFW Terminal E Satellite Terminal in 2025 when it can start service out of DFW without having to give up gates at Dallas Love Field? Even though Southwest Airlines wanted the Wright Amendment repealed instead of choosing to start service out of DFW Airpor...

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by Sooner787
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: EK to upgauge DXB-IAH to Airbus A388 again.
Replies: 27
Views: 4106

Re: Rumor: EK to upgauge DXB-IAH to Airbus A388 again.

BTW..... a quick check of SABRE thru 1 Dec still shows a 77W on the IAH-DXB route

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by Sooner787
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: EK to upgauge DXB-IAH to Airbus A388 again.
Replies: 27
Views: 4106

Re: Rumor: EK to upgauge DXB-IAH to Airbus A388 again.

Can we start up the EK to resume 380 service to DFW rumors? :)

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by Sooner787
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A-10 Warthogs will smash N Korea?
Replies: 34
Views: 2984

Re: A-10 Warthogs will smash N Korea?

If God forbid the shooting starts, I suspect every A-10 available will be focused
on the NORK artliiery along the DMZ.

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by Sooner787
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA192/193 LHR-DFW MultiDay Cancellations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

Re: BA192/193 LHR-DFW MultiDay Cancellations?

Okay, I suspected that was the problem.

Not many clients affected, we've booked away from BA where possible
due t that strike Thanks for the info :)

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by Sooner787
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA192/193 LHR-DFW MultiDay Cancellations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1308

BA192/193 LHR-DFW MultiDay Cancellations?

Anybody know why BA 's DFW service ( BA192/193) has been cancelled
for past four days? It'll be five days in a row with today's service.

We've had a few clients displaced by these cancellations and they're asking us
what's going on

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by Sooner787
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3293
Views: 1052068

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

I'll admit to being a Boeing fanboy , but that A359's and A35J's are IMHO the best looking
airliners Airbus has ever produced. Looking forward to flying on one some day :)

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by Sooner787
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2108
Views: 250662

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

http://www.aviation-friends-hamburg-for ... ?tid=12273[/quote

Nice collection of gliders there :)
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[quote="N14AZ"]Wow, I have never seen that many A320s stored at XFW before:

Image
Source: http://www.aviation-friends-hamburg-for ... ?tid=12273[/quote

Nice collection of gliders there :)

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by Sooner787
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 1918
Views: 140713

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

Imagine the work to just put in the refuelling option. That is just one of the changes. The hardening of the electrics to survive an electro magnetic pulse on already installed wiring etc etc. Read an article last week about the current VC-25's and it said the refueling was added to compete with Mc...

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by Sooner787
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 1918
Views: 140713

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

So if the NTU Transaero birds are spoken for as AF1 replacements, and the BBJ has been taken, there is only 1 whitetail left. The only remaining orders are UPS and whatever Airbridge will take. What are we gonna talk about? What kind of retirement party Boeing will throw when the final 748 rolls of...

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by Sooner787
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of AA's MD-80's ... Current and Future Routes
Replies: 46
Views: 6868

Re: Status of AA's MD-80's ... Current and Future Routes

Breathe wrote:
TUSAA wrote:
Some MD-80s will stay till 2019 and maybe longer

Really? Do you have a link to confirm this. I was of the under the impression AA wanted to dump their MD-80's fairly quickly. The youngest plane in the fleet is nearly 18 years old.


Last I heard was they'd all be gone by the end of Q1 2018

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by Sooner787
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1923
Views: 217418

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

When the final teen is delivered, the only remnants of the 787's spectacularly botched genesis will be the hulk of LN 5, now owned by a scrapper but still sitting at PAE, and the unplanned test aircraft LN 4. Once TEN testing is complete, will Boeing scrap LN 4, or keep it around for future testing...

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by Sooner787
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA outlines A350 delivery schedule
Replies: 47
Views: 12520

Re: AA outlines A350 delivery schedule

Boeing778X wrote:
Sooner787 wrote:
IIRC , the pmUS A332 ceos are supposed to take over the Hawaii routes from DFW
when the 777's aren't available.

is that still the plan?


Hawaii is typically covered by 763s out of DFW.


I meant have the 332's take over Hawaii after the 763's are all gone :)

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by Sooner787
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Report: USAF to buy Transaero NTU 747-8s for Air Force One
Replies: 119
Views: 12688

Re: Report: USAF to buy Transaero NTU 747-8s for Air Force One

I hope these whitetails get a new lease on life.

Otherwise, they're destined to rot away in the desert
before quietly being scrapped. :(

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by Sooner787
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA outlines A350 delivery schedule
Replies: 47
Views: 12520

Re: AA outlines A350 delivery schedule

IIRC , the pmUS A332 ceos are supposed to take over the Hawaii routes from DFW
when the 777's aren't available.

is that still the plan?

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by Sooner787
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX introduces A350 to EWR
Replies: 45
Views: 7726

Re: CX introduces A350 to EWR

You know, seems AA is scratching their heads figuring out what to do with the
A359's they ordered. Seems if they opted for the ULR package,
they could fly MIA- JNB or even the oft rumored MIA-NRT

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 523
Views: 132581

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

https://twitter.com/airkarp/status/890615736032403459


Looking forward to seeing those beauties at KDAL :)
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ikolkyo wrote:
Southwest will receive its first 737 MAX 8 in August, they should have 10 on property by the end of the 3Q. EIS is still set for October 1st.

https://twitter.com/airkarp/status/890615736032403459


Looking forward to seeing those beauties at KDAL :)

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA may swap 359 for 338, HA could go 787 or 359 (Leeham)
Replies: 175
Views: 24045

Re: AA may swap 359 for 338, HA could go 787 or 359 (Leeham)

I think AA should replace the remaining 763's with 788's
since they're already on property.

Perhaps the A338neo rumors are there to help AA
drive a harder bargain with Boeing

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by Sooner787
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations
Replies: 73
Views: 15307

Re: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations

Boof02671 wrote:
The NFL arranges all the charters to London.

The teams have nothing to do with this.


Those are usually Virgin Atlantic charters.

I know cause I got to go on a VS fam to London
couple years ago for one of the Wembley NFL games.

That was a fun weekend :)

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by Sooner787
Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues
Replies: 70
Views: 7454

Re: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues

And our clients wonder why our agency refuses to sell G4 or NK.

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by Sooner787
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ben Franklin to adorn the tail of a Norwegian 737 MAX
Replies: 48
Views: 5606

Re: Ben Franklin to adorn the tail of a Norwegian 737 MAX

BobPatterson wrote:
If Norwegian offers service to MPS they'd do well to put Garrison Keillor on a tail.


or Prince.

How about Willie Nelson on the tail of the first 787 to land in AUS next spring :)

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First UPS 747-8F in full paint
Replies: 41
Views: 14518

Re: First UPS 747-8F in full paint

Looking forward to a 1:200 model of that beauty coming out soon :)

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First UPS 747-8F in full paint
Replies: 41
Views: 14518

Re: First UPS 747-8F in full paint

Hope to see her at DFW someday.
The UPS ramp is right next to Founders Plaza ,
so you could get some greatr pics :)

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by Sooner787
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 1918
Views: 140713

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

The reveal of the wrapped 748? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DFH0eTSVYAAkZOG.jpg https://twitter.com/UPSAirlines/status/887759410558148608 What part of the Fuselage is that? I don't understand what part of the aircraft is shown in the picture. On the current livery i don't see any UPS logo except the...

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by Sooner787
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 523
Views: 132581

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Any updates on when Southwest will take delivery of their new Max's?

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by Sooner787
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359
Replies: 151
Views: 20147

Re: How many A330NEO will DL convert to A359

I'm wondering if AA would to a deal with DL to take over their 350 slots?

AA seems less then enthused about bringing the 359's on property.
on the other hand, DL is all in on the 350's

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by Sooner787
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing delivers 1,500th 777
Replies: 80
Views: 12340

Re: Boeing delivers 1,500th 777

Did they ever add any artwork to the jet to signify it was the 1,500th 777?

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by Sooner787
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels in Milwaukee - demo with three aircraft
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Re: Blue Angels in Milwaukee - demo with three aircraft

The Blues are using very old C model Hornets, I've seen this happen a couple times
in recent years.

IIRC.....the Blue Angels will be switching to Super Hornets for next season.
Hopefully, those new birds will bring fewer headaches for the MX team

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by Sooner787
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L1011-100 N910TE is getting closer to it's ferry flight to Kansas City
Replies: 56
Views: 18131

Re: L1011-100 N910TE is getting closer to it's ferry flight to Kansas City

Does the KC Museum plan on keeping this Tristar in flyable condition
or will she become static display?

Also, is this the same museum who'd working on the old AA 727-200
at Boeing Field?

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by Sooner787
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA to soon ban electronic checkin for all inbound int'l flights
Replies: 35
Views: 8587

Re: TSA to soon ban electronic checkin for all inbound int'l flights

I hope this is just a rumor. The airlines aren't staffed to handle every pax
checking in at the airport counters.

Probably just a trial balloon by the Feds to guage reaction

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by Sooner787
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - Repaint, WIFI, refurbs etc
Replies: 92
Views: 9984

Re: Qantas Fleet Repaint Thread

I'm waiting to see a 380 in the new livery.

I actually love the current livery, still don't understand
why they changed it

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nimitz Class vs Gerald R Ford Class
Replies: 9
Views: 2455

Re: Nimitz Class vs Gerald R Ford Class

btw...... I believe CVN-78's Commissioning ceremony is Sat 22 July,
hope C-SPAN covers the ceremony :)

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 1918
Views: 140713

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

Perhaps the 3 748-8I white tails will become the new AF1's ?

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft type printed on livery
Replies: 28
Views: 4701

Re: Aircraft type printed on livery

I've also noticed some 787 customers have the "DREAMLINER" logo on their 787's while some do not; most notably AA Other than AA, the only carrier I have not seen do that is KLM (which simply marks its frames as Boeing 787-9). I think that it may also be of benefit to the ground handling a...

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by Sooner787
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11349

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

It would appear QR and EY are losing an advantage against EK
in their 3 way battle at DFW .

Perhaps EK should bring back their 380's to DFW and
go for a knockout punch againt QR and EY

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by Sooner787
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft type printed on livery
Replies: 28
Views: 4701

Re: Aircraft type printed on livery

I've also noticed some 787 customers have the "DREAMLINER" logo on their 787's
while some do not; most notably AA

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by Sooner787
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded
Replies: 168
Views: 32327

Re: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded

Those 2 Spirit Neo's are still baking on their DFW MX ramp.
I'm sure NK has to be getting financial relief from Airbus for this delay?

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by Sooner787
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 1918
Views: 140713

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

So what 747 did Boeing pack up? https://imagr.eu/up/69EvN_DEd_w-kVoAEyK4i.jpg https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/884816333640159232 I wish I could wrap Xmas presents as well as the Boeing folks wrap airplanes LOL One question, is that brown paper waterproof? Hope it doesn't rain before they tow t...

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by Sooner787
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 523
Views: 132581

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

KarelXWB wrote:
Sooner787 wrote:
So does this mean AA's first MAX8 will arrive on property before the end of '17?


Yep, as planned.

Image



Man , that table shows AA going over 300 738NG's by years end..

That's a lot of 738's

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by Sooner787
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 523
Views: 132581

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

So does this mean AA's first MAX8 will arrive on property before the end of '17?

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by Sooner787
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cities that could see narrowbody longhaul flights with A321neo/B737MAX
Replies: 62
Views: 9312

Re: Cities that could see narrowbody longhaul flights with A321neo/B737MAX

flyfresno wrote:
Not sure if you all consider them to be "long haul", but SLC/DEN/AUS and other Midwest cities to HNL/KOA.


Could WN run KDAL- HNL nonstop flights with their new MAX-8's ?

Right now, AA has a momopoly on nonstop service out of DFW

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by Sooner787
Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 1918
Views: 140713

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

I know the pax 748's on on their way out of production,
but there may yet be life for the 748F's.

I hope so, I love seeing those beautiful bird at the airport :)

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by Sooner787
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 523
Views: 132581

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Any further update on when WN will accept their first MAX ? They're need 'em by October 1st when all their remaining -300's have been retired I spoke to a WN captain the other day. They will begin MAX service the day after the last -300 is withdrawn. Something about the ratings and cockpits. Yes, b...

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by Sooner787
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 523
Views: 132581

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Any further update on when WN will accept their first MAX ?

They're need 'em by October 1st when all their remaining -300's
have been retired

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by Sooner787
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1923
Views: 217418

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Question about the LY 789.

The missile defense and other security items that LY have,
does that get instaled at Everett, or will they add that once
the jet arrives in Israel?

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by Sooner787
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1923
Views: 217418

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

https://www.flightradar24.com/ETH9201/de97de8


I hope Boeing bought lunch for all the workers who slaved away
bringing the "Terrible Teens" to life :)
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berari wrote:
Ethiopian's last terrible teen is on its delivery flight

https://www.flightradar24.com/ETH9201/de97de8


I hope Boeing bought lunch for all the workers who slaved away
bringing the "Terrible Teens" to life :)

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