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AA Flights Between IAH And ORD IN 1987  
User currently offlineAirlinebuff77 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 35 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 4335 times:

I'm trying to figure out what kind of aircraft it was we flew on a summer trip to Louisville, KY back in 1987. I was 9 years old and it was an early morning departure. They even served breakfast in coach on the IAH-ORD leg. I guess those days are over for AA. I remember the seats were the traditional AA blue pattern and the safety cards had actual pictures on them. I dont remember us getting a meal on the ORD-SDF leg.

[Edited 2006-07-15 18:18:03]

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User currently offlineUsair320 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 991 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 4283 times:

Could have been a 727 probally was as before the S-80 that was the domestic workhorse.

User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6810 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 4247 times:

You left IAH early morning, summer 1987, flew nonstop on AA to ORD, stayed on the same plane, and flew to SDF?

User currently offlineAirlinebuff77 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 4241 times:

Quoting Timz (Reply 2):
You left IAH early morning, summer 1987, flew nonstop on AA to ORD, stayed on the same plane, and flew to SDF?



Quoting Timz (Reply 2):
You left IAH early morning, summer 1987, flew nonstop on AA to ORD, stayed on the same plane, and flew to SDF?

Nah, we changed planes in ORD. We had about a two hour layover I think.


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6810 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 4212 times:

The August OAG shows all AA IAH-ORD and ORD-SDF flights as 72S. I didn't check the April AA timetable-- want me to?

User currently offlineCkfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5206 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4143 times:

My guess is that the flight was a 727-200, although the 727-100 and MD-80 were possibilities.

A friend of mine was a 727 F/O in the early 90s, and he flew ORD-IAH frequently.


User currently offlineAirlinebuff77 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 35 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4111 times:

Quoting Timz (Reply 4):
The August OAG shows all AA IAH-ORD and ORD-SDF flights as 72S. I didn't check the April AA timetable-- want me to?

Sure..Where did you get that info at?


User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6810 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4042 times:

4/87 timetable says all "727" IAH-ORD and ORD-SDF. It doesn't distinguish between the two sizes of 727.

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