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AA MD-11 At IAD?  
User currently offlineCmk10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4101 times:

I was linked to this picture showing an AA MD-11 at Dulles in June of 2000. I don't remember that aircraft being scheduled there. I figured it was either a sub for the IAD-LAX route or they started a route I don't know about. Anyone have any info?


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User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4085 times:

Quoting Cmk10 (Thread starter):
I was linked to this picture showing an AA MD-11 at Dulles in June of 2000. I don't remember that aircraft being scheduled there. I figured it was either a sub for the IAD-LAX route or they started a route I don't know about. Anyone have any info?

American Airlines out of some sheer genious when short of an aircraft decided to substiture the service for an MD-11 service... At a wild poke in the dark **rolls eyes**



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User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4042 times:

Um, what? I'm sure it actually was an equipment sub.

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User currently offlineSR 103 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1740 posts, RR: 39
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4013 times:

KaddyUK,

With all do respect, if you are gonna insult someone, atleast try to make some sense while spelling correctly!

Either way, I am also intrgued by this photo. It is a very rare sight and there must be a story behind it, even if you can't care less **rolls eyes**

SR 103


User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3949 times:

Quoting SR 103 (Reply 3):
KaddyUK,

With all do respect, if you are gonna insult someone, atleast try to make some sense while spelling correctly!

Knowing Kev, he's probably posting under the influence....... no 


Like everyone else is saying, more than likely an equipment sub. DL has been known on occassion to sub a 777 on some routes when they have a spare sitting around. AA probably had this one as an operational spare.


User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2715 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3914 times:

Considering that it is in the month of June, and it is thunderstorm season in the northeast, my guess is that it is a diversion from JFK.

Just a thought.


User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 26
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3554 times:

Quoting Srbmod (Reply 4):
Knowing Kev, he's probably posting under the influence.......

How'd you guess  Wink **grin**



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