As739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6313 posts, RR: 24 Posted (11 years 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 3900 times:
Just got word from my co-worker, his sister is working on one of the 757's in the UAL Hangers. UAL apparently is going to be working on the 757 for about a week. It was flown in last night under the cover of dark, I doubt for any intentional reasons. The plane is in a secure hanger with multiple S.S. guarding it. Its was cool to get a first hand account of what the plane is like. Obviously some interesting gizmo's in the cockpit. Not an drop of grease anywhere on the plane, and when the mechanics go on the a/c they are told to remove their shoes. Just a little tid-bit, maybe we can get lucky enough to what the plane leave next wek!
"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
Ourboeing From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 475 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 3771 times:
I work by the Andrews AFB and get to see these planes takeoff and land all the time. The 757 in questions has huge set of engines on it. Does anyone know what kind they are? They are unusually large for a 757.
Leamside From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 444 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (11 years 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 3726 times:
As739x Thanks for the heads up. Appreciate this kind of interesting info. Let us know if you hear of an estimated time of departure. I'd like to spot it.
SJC>SFO You're right Kerry's plane was parked there as it was the previous time he visited the Bay Area. That's where the big wigs' big "biz jets" park. That area was also where the King of Jordan's A343 parked early this year ( or was it late last year?) when he gave a speech in SF and 'lectured' a piece of his mind to Bush re the war with Iraq.