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User currently offlineJBLUA320 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3179 posts, RR: 19
Posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1619 times:
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Hey all

I was looking at flights from EWR-SLC and noted that on the 5h 1m flight, Continental has scheduled a B737-500. I am not a 2nd gen. 737 expert, but would this flight undergo weight restricting if it was full?

JBLU

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User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16870 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1503 times:

CO also flies the 737-500 from EWR to Albuquerque on Saturday's nonstop, in the Winter they fly EWR-Tuscon nonstop on Saturdays also but Im not sure if that was a 500 or not.


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User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1344 times:

We've had some weight restrictions on the 500 here out of TUS on the EWR nonstop. Generally it was only able to hold about 95-100 passengers...not a terrible weight restriction. They were able to get around it by changing the runway they took off from. I know the captain told me a couple of times if we needed to fill the plane it wouldn't be a problem.

User currently offlineDeltaMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1672 posts, RR: 17
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1298 times:

'They were able to get around it by changing the runway they took off from'

I always found that annoying with CO's WDR. Why can't it be produced with all runways. At Delta our WDR's have all required runway information on them and if there is any change of runways then the captain will just move down to the next runway.



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