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by MO11
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

It'll be a 777 if it does happen. A senior manager said earlier this year in an employee town hall that the A330 will not return to PHX again (there were several operational issues with the HNL flying last winter). Any more detail on this operational issues? Something having to do with gate usage, ...

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by MO11
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midair collision over Everglades
Replies: 8
Views: 3697

Re: Midair collision over Everglades

DocLightning wrote:
I'm getting a 404-not found


I'm not.

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by MO11
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 137
Views: 18702

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

Did some searching and found this which must be the reason for the delay of the start of revenue ATR service: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FAA-2018-0324-0003 It can fly the first 5 airplanes without exemption. Also looks like 3M is proposing EAS service VCT-IAH 12 weekly with the ATR 42. ...

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by MO11
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 12365

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

I'm a bit embarrassed to ask...I should know this but 1.0 means daily, right? So what does this mean? AS SJC-GDL JAN 0.7>1.0 FEB 0.7>1.0 MAR 0.7>1.0 AS SJC-SJD JAN 0.7>0.9 FEB 0.7>0.9 If you're talking about a seven-day week and daily is 1.0 then why is the number divided into tenths? 0.7 rounds to...

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by MO11
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Prop Designation
Replies: 16
Views: 2147

Re: Bombardier Prop Designation

XAM2175 wrote:
Indeed, though I believe the type certificate still shows the formal model designation as "DHC-8-400Q".



"Q" is for marketing only. It's DHC-8-400, DHC-8-401 or DHC-8-402

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by MO11
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Why are they going to get rid of T2 when PHX doesn’t have many available gates for new airlines? What new airlines? G4 is currently the only commercial domestic passenger airline operating mainline aircraft that isn't already at PHX, but G4 already serves the Greater Phoenix market through AZA. The...

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by MO11
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I think that the "west terminal" or "super terminal" plan was shelved around the early 2000s. We ended up with the current Terminal 3 design. This .pdf has the latest info on the 20-year plan. Even the most aggressive projection requires few additional gates. https://www.skyharbo...

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by MO11
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 31211

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

Now that Airbus has rebranded the CSeries as the A220, I wonder what the builders plate will reflect? Especially on aircraft built prior to the rebrand. On the built frames, probably CSXXX. On the new, A220XXX. Same as when the DC-9-80 became the MD-80. The type certificate would have to be changed...

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by MO11
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

BA744PHX wrote:
I know this was discussed back in May, but looking at both google and hawaiianairlines.com it now shows HNL-PHX-HNL is now loaded as an A330!


So it looks like outbound HA35 on January 1 will be a 767, but inbound HA36 on the same day will be an A330.

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by MO11
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will replace the EMB145 / CRJ200 ?
Replies: 99
Views: 11142

Re: What will replace the EMB145 / CRJ200 ?

Hopefully it mean large RJ’s operated by mainline pilots. Right now AA is scoped out, as I believe UA is as well. Pilots are not going to sell out on scope, so management will need to pony up the money for mainline pilots to fly them. You mean customers will need to pony up the money to pay for the...

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by MO11
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-440 retirements?
Replies: 1
Views: 1107

Re: CRJ-440 retirements?

The CRJ 440s have all been converted to CRJ 200s. Not sure how the retirements are determined, but some of its newest airplanes were parked 4 years ago, with under 20K hours.

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by MO11
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How JFK attributes his slots?
Replies: 16
Views: 3240

Re: How JFK attributes his slots?

I believe both DCA and LGA have always been domestic only airports but not sure, maybe someone else on here can confirm. I worked for US in DCA in the 90s and our Canadian flights had to make a stop to and from Canada and we were required to do positive bag match. The flights stopped in SYR, BUF, D...

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by MO11
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How JFK attributes his slots?
Replies: 16
Views: 3240

Re: How JFK attributes his slots?

Slots at JFK, LGA, and DCA are not sold or bought, unlike LHR slots, for example. There have been proposals to reallocate slots or hold slot auctions for revenue to the airport and/or the National Airspace System, but these proposals meet significant resistance from airlines and from Congress. The ...

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by MO11
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Route Changes
Replies: 56
Views: 7052

Re: Elite Airways Route Changes

SRQLOT wrote:
They have 11 CRJs, what is their fleet utilization? Doesn’t seem that high, one sits at SRQ for couple days each week


Actually 12. Of those, two CRJ 200s and two CRJ 700s are not operational. Two of the 700s do the Laughlin charters.

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by MO11
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5285

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

Braniff DID allow passengers to fly just LAX to SFO because I took the flight a couple of different times just to fly Braniff. The flight originated in Ecuador and then nonstop to LAX and on to SFO. When? Nonstop from Guayaquil to LAX? On a DC-8-62, or what? When? LAX-GYE started late 1978 (I think...

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by MO11
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5285

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

I think there is confusion here about when a carrier could fly passengers within a state. I worked for DL in SAN during the summer of 73 and many of our departures and arrivals at SAN were from LAX (with service to/from ATL, DFW and other cities). We carried passengers SAN-LAX and had a published f...

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by MO11
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Improved EAS connectivity
Replies: 9
Views: 1072

Re: Improved EAS connectivity

Hah ! Just after I started this thread, out comes this major termination order for EAS cities, so it basically blows up my premise! https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/68670-us-dot-terminates-eas-availability-at-21-communitiesI This notice is several weeks old; the communities have filed alread...

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5285

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

Everything was phased in. Toward the end of 1978, there was a lottery for routes. The first airline in line got first pick. And the first in line was United which requested only one route: BUF-FLL (which it never did operate). Next in line was Braniff, which requested and received a whole bunch of ...

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR expect huge growth in regional/turboprop market
Replies: 36
Views: 3904

Re: ATR expecting growth in U.S. and China

In U.S. because a lot of turboprops need to be replaced and smaller jets are being used for small trips and because the market seems to be dysfunctional at the moment with smaller communities which should be able to support a service not attracting existing airlines but hoping that new entrants wil...

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5285

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

So if the Deregulation Act was signed into law on October 24, 1978, didn't it become effective immediately thereafter meaning technically any carrier could fly anywhere in the US? Of course, practically speaking I guess most had a lag between the effective date and the date they could actually impl...

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Southwest to acquire Hawaiian?
Replies: 122
Views: 21682

Re: Rumour: Southwest to acquire Hawaiian?

Is there any evidence to prove this? I can't find anything online and it's sounds unlikely. 1. Someone on another website posted a Southwest memo which indicated that it was going to suspend hiring for the immediate future. 2. Conjecture: maybe that means a merger is in the works. 3. Someone else s...

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5285

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

You are correct, VBraniff could not carry local traffic between SFO and LAX. I have a Braniff 1976 timetable and it shows SFO to BOG one-stop service twice a week, and SFO to LIM 1 stop service three times a week. The schedule does not show the flight between SFO and LAX, but the map shows the rout...

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Centurion / Sky Lease Cargo with Chinese Livery?
Replies: 6
Views: 1017

Re: Centurion / Sky Lease Cargo with Chinese Livery?

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
So far Centurion seems to operate only one 744F, N904AR.


Centurion ceased operations a the end of 2016; its certification has been suspended. N904AR was operated by Sky Lease, but has been parked since January.

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by MO11
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes
Replies: 60
Views: 5285

Re: Could Pan AM have flown some in state domestic routes

Oh gosh I had no idea the states had their own regulatory boards for flying within their states, so I guess along those same lines Florida must have decided who could fly MIA-TPA and Texas decided who got to fly IAH-SAT? Not exactly. If an airline flew entirely within one state, it was not regulate...

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by MO11
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Route Changes
Replies: 56
Views: 7052

Re: Elite Airways Route Changes

Falcon Flyer wrote:
Here’s an interesting tidbit, ch-aviation reporting that Elite will be adding 757s later this year.


I heard that rumor in 2016...

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by MO11
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Crew bases at non-hubs
Replies: 24
Views: 2967

Re: Regional Crew bases at non-hubs

Every one of those cities on your list is a maintenance base....

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by MO11
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Corporations behind airlines
Replies: 26
Views: 2165

Re: Corporations behind airlines

What airlines are spin-offs from other non-aviation-related companies?... Brockway Glass acquired Air North in 1984 or 85 and then merged Crown AIrways into a new identity known as Brockway Air. The glass company survives today as Owens-Brockway, but the airline bounced around quite a bit, ultimate...

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by MO11
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

It's 12 roundtrips per week to wherever. In the past, Page has been adamant about service to PHX, with an early morning flight. Contour, which operates a similar contract for Victoria, TX using Jetstreams, has apparently become unreliable there, and the airport authority there has requested to reent...

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by MO11
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

alasizon wrote:

I'm also hearing the Page has selected someone outside of EAS for their service.


Yes, Page has contracted with Contour Airlines to operate ERJ-135s to either PHX or LAS. DOT will reimburse the city under AEAS.

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by MO11
Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 132
Views: 10748

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

Wonder what happened with Contour?

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by MO11
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 350
Views: 23579

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

United_fan wrote:

I remember when Sky King used 737-200's on the ACY charters. I looked on how to book it,but couldn't find anything. Republic used to use a house colors E-jet ,too.


You have to book it as part of a package. http://www.totalrewards.com

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by MO11
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: article: Commercial service returning to Fort Worth FTW Meacham
Replies: 15
Views: 2044

Re: article: Commercial service returning to Fort Worth FTW Meacham

ibthebigd wrote:
Could Allegiant start service?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk


Did you read the first paragraph in the linked article?

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by MO11
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Given the OO "ad" for PRC shows UA, I'd assume LAX and/or DEN have already been confirmed but not announced. Just curious but what "ad" are you referring to? I won't complain if it does end up in the UA system though, the fewer 200 routes crewed from PHX the better. https://care...

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by MO11
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Global Airlines
Replies: 19
Views: 2154

Re: Western Global Airlines

I was at work this evening, looked on the radar scope, and saw an airline called Western Global inbound to a local military base and got curious. Looking it up, I discovered the callsign pertains to a "Western Global Airlines" based in Estero, FL. Doing a quick Wiki search (I know I know)...

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by MO11
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

I have to imagine PHX is on the shortlist for LH expansion. With the success of BA and Condor, I would think PHX would be a worthwhile (re)add for LH. It seems LH’s problem is that they don’t have any smaller widebodies to test such a route with. The smallest widebody by pax count they fly is the A...

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by MO11
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargojet Airways fleet update
Replies: 25
Views: 3126

Re: Cargojet Airways fleet update

N380AN, 767-300, acquired yesterday.

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by MO11
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential for Via + OneJet
Replies: 16
Views: 1647

Re: Potential for Via + OneJet

Via and OneJet are very similar to each other, they run scheduled and charter 135 operations. What are the chances that these airlines become larger and in the future become significant carriers? Except that the Via Brasilias are 135 and the jets are 121 (50 seat). OneJet has no certification, save...

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by MO11
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 132
Views: 10748

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

Needs one airplane to cover the MDW-MBL route. It has been using N356BZ, although it is showing in the GDS as J328.

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by MO11
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Airways Express and MDT
Replies: 6
Views: 991

Re: Southern Airways Express and MDT

Well, everything at PIT is subsidized (except MDT, which wasn't). The Arkansas routes operated today are also subsidized. The 2013 route map was a pipe dream when it came to making a profit.

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by MO11
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Airways Express and MDT
Replies: 6
Views: 991

Re: Southern Airways Express and MDT

The flights were discontinued.

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by MO11
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

chrisair wrote:
MO11 wrote:
The former terminal 3 becomes concourses E and F.


So the new WN concourse will be the high D gates?


Yes.

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by MO11
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 34749

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

The former terminal 3 becomes concourses E and F.

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by MO11
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no JFK/LGA-BDL service?
Replies: 62
Views: 4539

Re: Why no JFK/LGA-BDL service?

Was it ever flown, even as a way of providing international connections via JFK? Yes DL flew it for a few years using DL Connection Ransome as Allegheny Commuter, Pan Am Express, and TWA Express (not all at once). Command (for AA, then operating as American Eagle). Pan Am mainline (2x daily), switc...

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by MO11
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 350
Views: 23579

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

While spotting at ROC today I came across a swift air 737-400 N801TJ. It was parked at WN's Gate A1. It departed to SYR as Swift 6800. Pictures at the link below. https://twitter.com/theOrangetechie/status/1010603426382741506 Anyone know why it was at ROC? According to JetTip.Net, they tweeted me i...

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by MO11
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental transatlantic network before People Express acquisition?
Replies: 12
Views: 2284

Re: Continental transatlantic network before People Express acquisition?

While browing in the pictures database, I've seen this very first Continental DC-10 service to ORY... 4552931 ...and this one from the following day. 4453841 They were used to replace former PE 747s operated on the route. Note that on the first picture it's a DC-10 -10 . I believe the PE acquisitio...

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by MO11
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time
Replies: 65
Views: 10732

Re: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time

What is WF losing by not getting those planes back on time? More than if it does nothing. Hours and cycles on equipment they own for which they aren't being paid? Pardon the ignorance, but where does an airline "return" planes? I'm aware WF owns aircraft per searches on flight aware, but ...

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by MO11
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time
Replies: 65
Views: 10732

Re: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time

What is WF losing by not getting those planes back on time? More than if it does nothing. Hours and cycles on equipment they own for which they aren't being paid? Pardon the ignorance, but where does an airline "return" planes? I'm aware WF owns aircraft per searches on flight aware, but ...

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by MO11
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: what are the differences between pw4056 and pw4062?
Replies: 2
Views: 605

Re: what are the differences between pw4056 and pw4062?

blogdoguib wrote:
what are the differences between pw4056 and pw4062?


The last two digits indicate pounds of thrust (same as PW2037 vs PW2042)

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by MO11
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4994

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

C-GCJZ - Boeing B-727-223A/F - ex CargoJet Airways - left YHM 15.06.2018 on delivery flight to YIP in basic CargoJet col. without titles and logo c/n 22.469 - built in 1981 for American Airlines - converted to freighter 12/2000 and operated by Capital Cargo Airlines - operated by CargoJet since 07/...

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by MO11
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4994

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

Dominion301 wrote:
All I can say is waaaaaaa!!

What about the zero G 727? Wasn't that operated by Amerijet? Isn't it still active?


Zero G is operated by (believe or not) Everts Air Cargo.

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