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Whats With The 4 767'S At MCI?  
User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 24
Posted (8 years 4 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 5040 times:

I have been to MCI twice in the past month and taxiing past the AA(old TWA)hanger, I noticed four 767's, with the names painted off and the tails clean(no logo). You can see AA stripes along the fuselege but cannot make out the N numbers. I have been told that when you see the names painted off planes its by request of insurance companies. Either the planes are no longer owned by the airline or the insurance is at the bare minimum.
Does anyone at MCI know the story behind the four 767's parked outside the hanger there?
safe  scratchchin 


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User currently offlineTIMEAIR From Canada, joined May 2005, 436 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 5040 times:

AC has 1 for sure there having re-work done, and the "silver dart" 762 will be there shortly as well for re-paint.


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User currently offlineMCIFlyer From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 40 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4997 times:

Quoting Isitsafenow (Thread starter):
have been to MCI twice in the past month and taxiing past the AA(old TWA)hanger, I noticed four 767's

It's actually an AA (former TWA) overhaul facility -- so either AA is refurbishing the 767s or holding them there in the hopes of doing so. As TIMEAIR mentions, AC is outsourcing some of their work to this facility as well.

I'll be out at MCI twice over the next day or so --- will check it out during daylight and see if I can get a clearer answer.


User currently offlineSllevin From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 3376 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4985 times:

I thought those were four of the ex-TW 763s that AA opted not to keep?

Steve


User currently offlineL1329II From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4975 times:

Quoting MCIFlyer (Reply 2):
It's actually an AA (former TWA) overhaul facility

... that yours and my taxes are paying for to keep open! Not to mention AA gets to keep the "stay" money even though they still operate a skeleton crew over there.  Angry

But thats another thread.


User currently offlineAtrude777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5692 posts, RR: 52
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4964 times:

Quoting Sllevin (Reply 3):
I thought those were four of the ex-TW 763s that AA opted not to keep?

If they were in AA colors they are not EX TWA 767, all ex TWA 767 are gone and done for. ANy 763 in AA fleet are pure AA birds.

Alex



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User currently offlineLearpilot From United States of America, joined May 2001, 814 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days ago) and read 4916 times:

I landed on runway 27 at MCI about 2 weeks ago and there was a Lockheed Jetstar sitting at the AA Maintenance hangar. Anyone know the story with it?


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User currently offlineL1329II From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 2 days ago) and read 4894 times:

I know that TWA used to have one or two housed at MCI for Pilot training way back in the day, but I would be interested to know also.

User currently offlineLotsamiles From United States of America, joined May 2005, 323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 4800 times:

Safe,
I believe these are going to Aeronavali in Venice, Italy for freight conversion. Since the program is delayed they still sit at MCI. A/C are owned by Cargo Aircraft Management in Orlando.

Regards,
Lotsamiles


User currently offlineCandid76 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 733 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4649 times:

For operation by Capital Cargo I think.

User currently offlinePhuebner From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 244 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4506 times:

The articles I have read indicated that AA does a dominate number of maintenance on their 767's and 757's there at the facility. The facility is also going to start doing some work on RJ's for American Eagle.


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User currently offlineLY4XELD From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 857 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4366 times:

Quoting Phuebner (Reply 10):
The articles I have read indicated that AA does a dominate number of maintenance on their 767's and 757's there at the facility.

AA 757 MX is done in Tulsa, not MCI.



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User currently offlinePhuebner From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 244 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (8 years 4 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 4254 times:

Quoting LY4XELD (Reply 11):
757 MX is done in Tulsa, not MCI

Okay, my bad.  indifferent 



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