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PK T7-200LR Delivery Through MAN 26/2  
User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6845 posts, RR: 11
Posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2640 times:

According to someone who has a reliable source, as reported on manchesterspotters2@yahoo, AP-BGY will be delivered via MAN on Sunday 26th Feb, arriving at 9am and staying for an hour or so.

Presumably the only time MAN will see the plane.

As ever with delivery flights, things could change....


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User currently offlineBa777-236 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 674 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2500 times:

So this a/c will have that "new" tail scheme on it?

Can't wait to see some pics!



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User currently offlineJMO-777 From Germany, joined Apr 2002, 501 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2480 times:

Sorry, Ba777-236
currently the 1st 77L for PIA has NOT the new tail colors.
Here are some pics of the PIA's 1st 77L But it will be delivered at the end of february at earliest. So there's still a little chance that it will go again into the paintshop.

GreetZ,
Jan



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User currently offlineLAXDESI From United States of America, joined May 2005, 5086 posts, RR: 47
Reply 3, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2343 times:

When will this aircraft go into service and on what route?

User currently offlineDalb777 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2192 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2273 times:

Why is it getting delivered through MAN? Even though it's an LR, does it still not have the distance to get to it's destination from PAE? I find that situation hard to believe.


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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 59
Reply 5, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2252 times:

Quoting Dalb777 (Reply 4):
Why is it getting delivered through MAN? Even though it's an LR, does it still not have the distance to get to it's destination from PAE? I find that situation hard to believe.

that bird technically could easily fly the distance.....but thats probably only with the auxiliary tanks.......I don't think PK has it fitted with the 3 extra tanks...

when I took these photos, the -200LR flew from BOM/DEL-SFO nonstop....but that was only with about 45 pax and flying with a good tailwind...


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User currently offline102IAHexpress From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1156 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2206 times:

Quoting LAXDESI (Reply 3):
When will this aircraft go into service and on what route?

I thought PK was going to utilize this bird on a non-stop IAH route? Can someone verify?


User currently offlinePIA777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1738 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2143 times:

Quoting JMO-777 (Reply 2):
currently the 1st 77L for PIA has NOT the new tail colors

New Tail colors? I did not know about this, is there a drawing somewhere?

PIA777



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User currently offlineSFORunner From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 325 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2089 times:

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 5):
that bird technically could easily fly the distance.....but thats probably only with the auxiliary tanks.......I don't think PK has it fitted with the 3 extra tanks...

True but how many pax/crew and how much cargo (if any) are on the delivery flight?


User currently offlineRICARDOAB From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 175 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2036 times:

Can the A/C not fly straight to Pakistan instead of routing Manchester?

User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6845 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2021 times:

Quoting Dalb777 (Reply 4):
Why is it getting delivered through MAN? Even though it's an LR, does it still not have the distance to get to it's destination from PAE? I find that situation hard to believe.

Could just be picking up crew, or they may be having a crew change with one of the regular PK T7s that come to MAN. The time on the ground is probably too short to be picking up cargo or pax.

Otherwise, publicity? And what better way to get a picture of your plane around the world than at one of the most photographer/spotter friendly airports!



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User currently offlineJMO-777 From Germany, joined Apr 2002, 501 posts, RR: 17
Reply 11, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2005 times:

Quoting PIA777 (Reply 7):
New Tail colors? I did not know about this, is there a drawing somewhere?

Hi PIA777,
so far I haven't seen any drawings for this, just have read it on the web.
hmm, I can't find the link anymore. But the colors will be like regional pakistani artwork, if I remember correctly.

GreetZ,
Jan



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User currently offlineAirbusfanYYZ From Canada, joined Oct 2002, 1436 posts, RR: 25
Reply 12, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 1822 times:

Quoting LAXDESI (Reply 3):
When will this aircraft go into service and on what route?

KHI-YYZ will be first destination with KHI-IAH flights still routed through MAN IIRC.

Cheers,
Kaz



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