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User currently offlineIluv727s From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 115 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3102 times:

Considering that AA has a maintenance base at AFW, would the following be a check ride for new/recurrent training, a test flight, or merely a LONG ferry flight. AFW is less than 15 minutes from DFW by car.


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7685 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3102 times:

Maybe it was like a mechanic taking a car for a long test drive ? Or high traffic? I've also seen planes do wierd routings on flightaware....

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User currently offlineABQopsHP From United States of America, joined May 2006, 883 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3079 times:

If you look at the Track log it shows the a/c was taken up to 31k feet for about 14 mins, then came back down to 16k feet for another 20 plus minutes. It was most likely a mx check flight to test equipment.

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User currently offlineFLFlyGuy From United States of America, joined May 2004, 254 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2994 times:
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The aircraft had been in AFW for quite some time, presumably a major maintenance visit. This flight was to "test" it and to position it to DFW for revenue service.

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