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Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: TheAviator380
Posted 2013-03-07 04:27:23 and read 13996 times.

Has Virgin America ordered any A319 with sharklets? at this moment while posting I can see flight AIB515A took off from Hamburg and returning now back to Hamburg.

I couldn't take picture of 24radar but you can see if it's possible. Is it a test flight before delivery? as from flight path and pattern it looks like pre test before a delivery.

Any thoughts?

Cheers.

[Edited 2013-03-07 04:36:13]

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: 817Dreamliiner
Posted 2013-03-07 04:28:13 and read 13989 times.

I think you mean Sharklets...

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: Polot
Posted 2013-03-07 04:31:18 and read 13961 times.

To be clear, was it in VX livery? VX is only taking 1 A320 in March, and then no more deliveries until 2015. They are planning on retrofitting their fleet with sharklets iirc.

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: TheAviator380
Posted 2013-03-07 04:33:35 and read 13934 times.

Sorry my bad...it is sharklets...pardon me. Yes picture of 24 radar showing VX livery. May be photo made me think it's 319 must be 320 then...it's at 9000 ft now..

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: Focker
Posted 2013-03-07 04:51:16 and read 13773 times.

Pictures can be found here:

http://www.aviation-friends-hamburg-forum.de/showthread.php?tid=6784

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: jetMarc
Posted 2013-03-07 05:15:38 and read 13597 times.

Funny how closely the sharkletts resemble the new American Airlines tail!

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: ouboy79
Posted 2013-03-07 08:35:51 and read 12969 times.

Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 1):
I think you mean Sharklets...

Sharklet...winglet...exact same thing. :-P

Not sure if I care for the look. Everything has winglets these days it seems, so eh.

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: infiniti329
Posted 2013-03-07 10:35:38 and read 12426 times.

VX's American flag design looks way better on the wingtip fences than sharkelts   

Topic: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: vasu
Posted 2013-03-07 10:48:53 and read 12105 times.

Quoting jetMarc (Reply 5):
Funny how closely the sharkletts resemble the new American Airlines tail!

Exactly what I thought... is this a new trend or something?!

Topic: RE: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: TheAviator380
Posted 2013-03-07 13:18:45 and read 9782 times.

Pictures can be found here:

http://www.aviation-friends-hamburg-forum.de/showthread.php?tid=6784

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Fantastic pics...I like China southern livery..


Funny how closely the sharkletts resemble the new American Airlines tail!
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Oh yes...I felt same..  

Topic: RE: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: usair330
Posted 2013-03-07 18:54:27 and read 6569 times.

Quoting jetMarc (Reply 5):
Funny how closely the sharkletts resemble the new American Airlines tail!

You aint lying. Seems like a response to AA. Check this video out at 2:15 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-KD0PdI1Ek

I wonder if it was a direct response to that statement. LoL

Topic: RE: A319 With Sharklets - Virgin America
Username: solnabo
Posted 2013-03-08 00:21:55 and read 4627 times.

A320 flying over Hamburg/Finken  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpzrpacwP9s


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