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Evergreen Aquires Ex-LH 747 Freighters  
User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10707 posts, RR: 9
Posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3044 times:

Evergreen has bought two ex-LH Cargo 747-200SFs, apparently the last two LH operated and which were withdrawn from use at the beginning of this year.

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User currently offlineDABZF From Germany, joined Mar 2004, 1200 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3012 times:

That would be the old "Zulu Alfa" and "Zulu Charlie".     
As not being that old (delivered '85 and '86) they should decrease the average age of Evergreens fleet by half from what it is today  

[Edited 2005-06-28 16:04:54]


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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 9330 posts, RR: 29
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3005 times:

Good choice, well maintained Aircraft and most likely already on the premises. Cuts the cost for the delivery flight.


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User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4693 posts, RR: 42
Reply 3, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2983 times:

Are these the first Evergreen 747's with GE engines?


Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10707 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2952 times:

Yes, all others are propelled by PWs. The whole current Evergreen 747 fleet is a mix of series -100 and -200 of early- to mid-70s vintage. If I´m not mistaken, no one has an older 747 fleet.

User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4693 posts, RR: 42
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2924 times:

Quoting NA (Reply 4):
Yes, all others are propelled by PWs. The whole current Evergreen 747 fleet is a mix of series -100 and -200 of early- to mid-70s vintage. If I´m not mistaken, no one has an older 747 fleet.

What about Kitty Hawk, or what Mr. Kalitta's outfit is called nowadays?



Homer: Facts are meaningless. You could use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!
User currently offlineNA From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10707 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2843 times:

Kalitta Air has some 747s built in the late 70s and compared to Evergreen continously has been expanding and upgrading their fleet.

See: http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eral_aviation/read.main/2162406/6/


User currently offlineGARUDAROD From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1517 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2718 times:

According to one site I was reading it is Yankee Zulu and Zulu Alpha
as the ex LH aircraft going to EZ



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User currently offlineGEG2RAP From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 851 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 2 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2703 times:

hope we get to see some of these new ones in MSP this winter.

User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25166 posts, RR: 48
Reply 9, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2582 times:

Quoting DABZF (Reply 1):
That would be the old "Zulu Alfa" and "Zulu Charlie".



Quoting GARUDAROD (Reply 7):
According to one site I was reading it is Yankee Zulu and Zulu Alpha

Well which ever aircraft it happens to be, they are certainly not spring chickens.

All have been used well over the years by Lufthansa. Here are the hrs/cycles for each as of April 2005.

D-ABYZ 84758hrs/15833cycles
D-ABZA 81905hrs/14371cycles
D-ABZC 81731hrs/14456cycles



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User currently offlineTitch From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 328 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2486 times:

Quoting DABZF (Reply 1):
That would be the old "Zulu Alfa" and "Zulu Charlie".



Quoting GARUDAROD (Reply 7):
According to one site I was reading it is Yankee Zulu and Zulu Alpha

Are you guys sure about this? According to the official Icelandic register, Yankee Zulu is current as TF-AMF and Zulu Charlie is current as TF-AMH.


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User currently offlineGARUDAROD From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1517 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2372 times:

http://www.airwaysnews.com/fleet/NAFU.htm

[Edited 2005-06-29 20:52:24]


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User currently offlineAMSSFO From Netherlands, joined Feb 2005, 952 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (9 years 2 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2368 times:

Quoting Titch (Reply 10):
Yankee Zulu is current as TF-AMF and Zulu Charlie is current as TF-AMH.

According to various sources, D-ABZC/23393 is flying as TF-AMH, but YZ/23286 although originally reported to become TF-AMF but never seen as such, now seems to go to Evergreen as N487EV (or N488EV). The second exLH for Evergreen is ZA/23287.

Seems that only one -230 is left at LH although stored, D-ABZD. What's the condition of this aircraft? Will it ever fly again?

[Edited 2005-06-29 21:21:11]

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