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2 United 737's Headed To The Desert  
User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 5997 posts, RR: 24
Posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3519 times:

Just as informational reasons, looks like at least 2 UA 737 are headed to the desert. I noticed a 733 going to Vistorville and a 735 headed to Goodyear.
Flight 9932 SFO-VCV a 733
Flight 9934 SFO-GYR a 735
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Anyone have tail numbers for these?..........Thanks!

ASSFO


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User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24320 posts, RR: 47
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 3436 times:

Dont have the particular tails of todays ferries, however as of the beginning of the month UA had 29 -500s and 67 -300s in service.

I suspect the aircraft headed to VCV is for long term storage, while the GYR aircraft will under go somesort of maintenance or modification work at the facilities at GYR for either United or prior to onward delivery to another airlines.


Below are the tail numbers that were active as of the begining of March.

B737-500
N902-907UA
N910UA
N912-914UA
N918-919UA
N921-925UA
N927-929UA
N932-938UA
N941-942UA

B737-300
N202-203UA
N301-315UA
N325-343UA
N346-351UA
N364-367UA
N369-383UA
N385-388UA
N398-399UA

In other United B737 news, the airline today announced that AAR Aircraft Services has been selected as the sole heavy maintenance provider for the airlines 737 fleet thru 2010.
Somewhat ironic is that AAR will be making use of United ex Indianapolis maintenance facilities to handle this contract.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineN471WN From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1490 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3185 times:
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