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AS 734 Freighter Arrives Today  
User currently offlineHikesWithEyes From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 816 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3294 times:

The recently modified 734 freighter will be arriving SEA about 1220 Saturday
if you're in the neighbohood.
It should be at SEA for the next 4 days before heading north to ANC.

[Edited 2006-06-24 20:47:01]


First, benzene in my Perrier, and now this!
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User currently offlineSjot From United States of America, joined May 2002, 26 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3085 times:
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what I do not understand is why there are no photos online of this aircraft

User currently offlineRyDawg82 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 864 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2958 times:

So I was just noticing on it's return flight to SEA, the equipment code was listed as a B373. Is this going to be a new equipment code in the FAA tables? Currently no such code exists as shown at http://www.faa.gov/atpubs/CNT/5-2-B.htm

Source of this question:
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N709AS

Thanks,
R



You can take the pup out of Alaska, but you can't take the Alaska out of the pup.
User currently offlineThering From Brazil, joined Jun 2006, 530 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2934 times:

I see the 734 as a very good airplane to be reconfigured to a CARGO version.
Welcome to the B737-400F



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User currently offlineHikesWithEyes From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 816 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2857 times:

Quoting Sjot (Reply 1):
what I do not understand is why there are no photos online of this aircraft

It has been in the hangar since it arrrived, but that's all I can say.



First, benzene in my Perrier, and now this!
User currently offlineChugach From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 1041 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2838 times:

Quoting HikesWithEyes (Reply 4):
It has been in the hangar since it arrrived, but that's all I can say.

Hmmm.......special paint job on the way?



GO ROCKETS
User currently offlineRyDawg82 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 864 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2813 times:

This was posted awhile back....Knowing AS though anything is possible for this special freighter...
http://www.geminijets.com/pics/GJASA471.jpg



You can take the pup out of Alaska, but you can't take the Alaska out of the pup.
User currently offlineHikesWithEyes From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 816 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2794 times:

Quoting Chugach (Reply 5):
Hmmm.......special paint job on the way?

I wish. It isn't getting a special paint job aside from the "Alaska Air Cargo".



First, benzene in my Perrier, and now this!
User currently offlineSX36 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 73 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2762 times:

Perhaps they will capitalize on the "Gold Streak Cargo" Name.


NW, the only way out.....
User currently offlineBHMBAGLOCK From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 2698 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2703 times:

Anybody know if this or any of the other conversions has been through BHM? I've seen one or more (don't know if they were the same) all white 737s fly in and out here lately and was wondering if they were AS birds. Unfortunately I haven't been close enough to get the reg on any of them.

Twice I've seen them parked from a distance at the old cargo area. Of course this probably means that they're not from AS as you'd expect them to park at PEMCO.

No big deal but I was curious.



Where are all of my respected members going?
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2565 times:

Quoting Thering (Reply 3):
Welcome to the B737-400F

Shouldn't it be B734SF
regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5910 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2537 times:
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Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 10):
Shouldn't it be B734SF

The B734SF is a Boeing modification designation that was retired. Those airplane modifications would have been engineered by Boeing, but the touch labor may have been done elsewhere. I don't think Boeing engineers worked on Alaska's 734 Freighter mod.


User currently offlineTod From Denmark, joined Aug 2004, 1725 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2448 times:

Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 11):
Those airplane modifications would have been engineered by Boeing, but the touch labor may have been done elsewhere.

I don't think that Boeing owns the SF suffix. Atlas and a couple of other operators have 747 converted to freighter configuration by Flight Structures using it's own engineering and STC. These planes were re-identifed as SF.

Tod


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2422 times:

Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 11):
I don't think Boeing engineers worked on Alaska's 734 Freighter mod.

What was the STC.
regds
MEL



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