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by MO11
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 390
Views: 29448

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: 390
Views: 29448

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: 63
Views: 4373

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: 325
Views: 21301

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: 2216

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: 10573

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: 10573

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: 559

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: 4926

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: 4926

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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by MO11
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Even vs. Odd Transatlantic Flight Numbers
Replies: 24
Views: 4207

Re: Even vs. Odd Transatlantic Flight Numbers

But Southwest specifically loves the continuing flight number, but doesn't do a lot of those out and back flight numbers. Many of its airplanes don't turn around and go back (e.g. MCO-PVD-MCO), and those that do frequently continue on to somewhere else which would preclude the use of the "out-...

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by MO11
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 97
Views: 7996

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

As a side note, UE starts flying the Public Charters (4P) Chicago-Manistee route next week. It had previously operated with a Contour J41 in the summer, but Contour no longer operates the type.

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by MO11
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Even vs. Odd Transatlantic Flight Numbers
Replies: 24
Views: 4207

Re: Even vs. Odd Transatlantic Flight Numbers

I was told from a CO guy that their numbering system, Even East, Odd West came from the railroads. And domestic flight numbers pretty much followed the same rule from the '30s though the '50s. At some point, most of the airlines elected to group numbers by airplane type, keeping the odd/even rule. ...

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by MO11
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4926

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

IFL Group has three, InterJet West has one.

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by MO11
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amerijet retires the 727 :(
Replies: 27
Views: 4926

Re: Amerijet retires the 727 :(

gte439u wrote:
What is Amerijet doing with the aircraft once they arrive in Sebring? Are they being scrapped there?


Flight Logistics Group has its teardown facility at Sebring.

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by MO11
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces GSO
Replies: 51
Views: 4794

Re: Spirit announces GSO

https://www.facebook.com/FlyFromPTI/.

FLL, MCO, and TPA.


Worked for Continental Lite.
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uncgso wrote:
Press conference going on now live https://www.facebook.com/FlyFromPTI/.

FLL, MCO, and TPA.


Worked for Continental Lite.

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by MO11
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SWA Routing question
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Re: SWA Routing question

My question is why don't they just file the route that they want to fly instead of filing the longer route and requesting the shortcut every time? How does each different SWA pilot always know to request that shortcut on that specific route everytime? Is it written in the pilot briefing or somethin...

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by MO11
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was N93SW not scrapped?
Replies: 1
Views: 663

Re: Was N93SW not scrapped?

According to this site https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/737/N93SW-Southwest-Airlines/LpWEsyn1 It says that it's stored. Is there really some lingering old airplanes with their airframes in tact (that were disassembled as much as N93SW) ? It was at VCV. It was sold to Southern Californi...

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by MO11
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Needed in Identifying a 747
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Help Needed in Identifying a 747

Polar Air Cargo in the "modified" DHL paint job. N856GT left LAX just before 11am; it's operating for Cathay Pacific.

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by MO11
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 97
Views: 7996

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

OneJet airplanes are dry leased from outside sources. Contour provides CMI. Thanks for the info on the FRJ numbers at Ultimate. As for wet versus dry lease wouldn't a dry lease mean that OneJet is responsible for crews and dispatch? This is more like a "damp lease". Customer provides the ...

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by MO11
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 97
Views: 7996

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

If OneJet wants can they find any more 328J's ?? or will they have to pick up more CRJ/EMB's ?? I believe Ultimate has nine FRJ's, four of which they use for their own scheduled service plus two more which today started flying as OneJet. Eight. Ultimate does have an E135 if I'm not mistaken, so if ...

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by MO11
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 47
Views: 6218

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

My recent, ongoing spotting at SEA reveals an accelerated number of the Embraer 175 jets in service, and fewer Q-400's. Both AS and Delta seem to be employing LOTS of the 175's. How does this affect the future of commuter turboprops? How is Dehavilland/Canada/ going to compete or stay relevant? No ...

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by MO11
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 Capitals Charter Flight
Replies: 27
Views: 2348

Re: Delta 757 Capitals Charter Flight

wjcandee wrote:
CTRA -- Atlas operates the MLW aircraft you are referring to. It was Pace. I think, before Atlas.

If you charter it, you sign a charter agreement with Atlas.


The Mavericks/MLW 757 is operated by Parallel Express (Pace did operate it until 2009). Atlas operates the MLW 767.

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by MO11
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about TWA Boeing 707 at....SJU??
Replies: 6
Views: 904

Re: Question about TWA Boeing 707 at....SJU??

klm617 wrote:
There was an airline in the early 80's that was operating a 707 that was painted similar to TWA it was called St. Lucia Airways maybe that's what you saw.


That airplane didn't arrive until 1982. And for the kind of flights it was doing, I don't think San Juan would have been a regular stop.

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by MO11
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential for Via + OneJet
Replies: 10
Views: 1120

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
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 362
Views: 41301

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

Moving back to the thread title, N1013A was leased last Tuesday and placed in service that day.

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by MO11
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 75
Views: 13821

Re: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

Just saw a 763 ( all white) flying for Swift out of MSY this morning operating to Punta Cana. Anyone know more info about this flight? FR24 showed it as Swift. Eastern operating for Swift. Swift has the PUJ contract with Vacation Express. What operation is this airline running? Charters? I've seen ...

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by MO11
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 390
Views: 29448

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

alasizon wrote:
boeing777200lr wrote:
Elite Airways is starting service to Laughlin/Bullhead City and Rochester(MN) per their website


Wonder where they are parking, there has been no information released by the airport and as I recall, the CR2 doesn't fit where 4B & ZK(RIP) have been parking.


It will have ended by Labor Day.

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by MO11
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways Route Changes
Replies: 40
Views: 5021

Re: Elite Airways Route Changes

Melbourne. Saginaw. What's the difference?

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by MO11
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any News on Silver ATR?
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

Re: ANY NEWS on SILVER ATR.....?

They received the first one, that ferried (thru South America) a few months ago. Have they received additional frames ? I did know about their PR disaster in HSV however expected introduction of new airplane to be smoother....Looking for ANY other info?? Just the one. There are a few more ready to ...

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by MO11
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA1897 SAT-PHX Diverted suffering hail damage
Replies: 64
Views: 8669

Re: AA1897 SAT-PHX Divert

I'm guessing they had to use auto-land since forward visibility was essentially zero. Not at El Paso. No ILS at El Paso? The A320 series is certified to do an autoland on any ILS runway. The only restriction is that when not Cat 2 or Cat 3, the runway environment may not be protected from taxying a...

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by MO11
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA1897 SAT-PHX Diverted suffering hail damage
Replies: 64
Views: 8669

Re: AA1897 SAT-PHX Divert

xcltflyboy wrote:
I'm guessing they had to use auto-land since forward visibility was essentially zero.


Not at El Paso.

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by MO11
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA1897 SAT-PHX Diverted suffering hail damage
Replies: 64
Views: 8669

Re: AA1897 SAT-PHX Divert

Routing per FlightAware. You can see the flight went through the yellow cell and came really close to that big red cell as well as multiple go-arounds at ELP likely due to their poor visibility. http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL1897/history/20180604/0000Z/KSAT/KELP Remember that the time of th...

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by MO11
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 362
Views: 41301

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

Although this thread has drifted away from "Amazon Fleet Growth", N1399A was leased to Amazon last Tuesday.

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by MO11
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane crash off of NY coast
Replies: 6
Views: 1685

Re: Small plane crash off of NY coast

N766UA wrote:
I’m not sure I’d include this in a general “good year/bad year” scenario. GA is and has always been relatively dangerous, with an accident rate orders of manitude higher than the airlines.



GA is not relatively dangerous. Get real.

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by MO11
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pet Airways trying to restart operations
Replies: 13
Views: 1601

Re: Pet Airways trying to restart operations

There was another thread on this just after the company's February blog was posted. Not sure that no news is good news. For those that don't recall, Pet Airways chartered cargo airplanes (Beech 1900, Shorts 360) to transport animals. It ran multi-stop flights from LA (Hawthorne) to New York (Farming...

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by MO11
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 97
Views: 7996

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

I don't see why. If the business plan works, great. If not, the airline closes. There are no shareholders to appease, and there won't be a big void in the air transportation system if things go bad. I'm not sure if the switch from 8 to 30-seat airplanes is a sign of things going great, or a change o...

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by MO11
Wed May 30, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United, Boutique Air codeshare to grow Denver network
Replies: 13
Views: 2075

Re: United, Boutique Air codeshare to grow Denver network

Thank you. So what will UA gain from this partnership? Seems odd to me. Connecting passengers! I think it’s a bit odd as we all watched Great Lakes, once a UA carrier, die off (finally), and now UA has an interest in their quirky replacement. Then again, does anything UA does make sense? I think ZK...

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by MO11
Wed May 30, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly
Replies: 111
Views: 16386

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

ADI applied for several EAS contracts over the last couple of years, but has only been successful at winning PIR and ATY.

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by MO11
Wed May 30, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United, Boutique Air codeshare to grow Denver network
Replies: 13
Views: 2075

Re: United, Boutique Air codeshare to grow Denver network

Before the codeshare the passengers had to buy 2 tickets and that second ticket could easily be on WN or F9. Now it will make it easier and probably cheaper for the pax to buy a through ticket on UA No, Boutique has had an interline agreement with United for a year. You could go on United.com and b...

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by MO11
Wed May 30, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11526

Re: New NYC airport

LupineChemist wrote:
What about opening up TEB to commercial operation. Seems like it might be possible to make non-intersecting runways with a terminal in the middle to get extra capacity.


You're kidding, right? Traffic can't get in and out of TEB now because of EWR (and to a lessor degree LGA).

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by MO11
Tue May 29, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?
Replies: 50
Views: 10283

Re: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?

G500Captain wrote:
Would this ship maybe be a cargo conversion candidate?


It could have been, but that would have been done here before going overseas. More likely to the Ukraine for wet-lease to an Iranian operator.

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by MO11
Tue May 29, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?
Replies: 50
Views: 10283

Re: Retired AA MD-80 , N70504, has left Roswell for a new life?

bmibaby737 wrote:
Bukovyna, an operator in Ukraine, took some American MD80s last year - so maybe another one for them?


Maybe. The two that went to Bukovyna in 2017 went through the same US "middle man" that N70504 (and N7514A) were sold to two weeks ago....

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by MO11
Tue May 29, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly
Replies: 111
Views: 16386

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

That was actually BizAir, a public charter operated by Ultimate Jet Charters. The LAX service lasted two months while the LAS service lasted a month.

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by MO11
Tue May 29, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupelo Airport Stored Planes
Replies: 13
Views: 2811

Re: Tupelo Airport Stored Planes

Hi Anet folks, Does anyone know which airliners are currently stored at Tupelo regional airport currently? I know that United has N118UA, N117UA, and N121UA stored there and Virgin Atlantic has an A340-600 also stored there. I will be visiting and would love to know what I will be seeing. Thanks fo...

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by MO11
Sun May 27, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/27/2018:AA Drops LAX-MBJ;XE Changes Cali Network;P1/J1/4P Swaps;4O Drops SAT/IAH-BJX
Replies: 45
Views: 7289

Re: OAG Changes 5/27/2018:AA Drops LAX-MBJ;XE Changes Cali Network;P1/J1/4P Swaps;4O Drops SAT/IAH-BJX

Flights shifted between J1, P1, and 4P. Anybody want to dive in that story? Less than what everyone thinks. It appears that Public Charters IATA code changes from P1 to 4P on June 1. Ultimate Air Shuttle branded flights are sold using Publiccharters.com code. So are Northern Country Sky branded fli...

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by MO11
Sun May 27, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern 767 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4782

Re: Eastern 767 ?

What exactly do Swift and Dynamic plan to do with the Eastern brand? There are three hybrids flying around: Swift Air 737-800, Eastern livery with Swift Air titles Actually this one is now Eastern colors with SmartWings titles. https://goo.gl/images/tmwZ3k Swift bought several Eastern trademarks, b...

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by MO11
Sat May 26, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern 767 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4782

Re: Eastern 767 ?

AntonioMartin wrote:
Wonder if we could see it at PHX?


Most likely if the airline secures NFL contracts.

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by MO11
Sat May 26, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?
Replies: 58
Views: 8299

Re: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?

None of the KC135 aircraft had a flight engineer or associated panel All systems control is shared between the two pilots I apologize. Is the guy delirious, then? http://www.wpafb.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1096343/love-for-flying-kept-last-kc-135-flight-engineer-flying-for-decades/

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by MO11
Sat May 26, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?
Replies: 58
Views: 8299

Re: Could CFM International offer the B-722 a new lease on life?

there was a mod with the ROLLS BR715 that UPS did on some B727-200 airplanes if I recall correctly. It was the RR Tay engine, which was a solution available only for the -100 series. That was fine because that's the only 727 version that UPS ever flew. Except for the 8 or so -200s it flew. But yes,...

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