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Aerocalifornia DC-9-10 At SAN!  
User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4942 posts, RR: 12
Posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4315 times:

Courtesy of flytecomm...

Airline Aero California
Flight Number 6706
Departure City (Airport) San Diego, CA (SAN)
Departure Time 09/12/2006 11:13 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Mojave, CA (MHV)
Arrival Time 09/12/2006 11:52 AM
Remaining Flight Time 00:39 (planned)
Aircraft Type DC91
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Planned

Airline Aero California
Flight Number 6706
Departure City (Airport) La Paz, Mexico (LAP)
Departure Time 09/12/2006 09:16 AM
Arrival City (Airport) San Diego, CA (SAN)
Arrival Time 09/12/2006 09:54 AM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type DC91
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Landed

Apparently it's continuing to MHV... Is the aircraft being retired or something and making a stop in SAN? If so, that might make a great photo oppurtunity, because the website says the a/c is still there...


Scotty doesn't know...
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User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25169 posts, RR: 48
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4309 times:

Probably being junked and headed to MHV.

SAN stop is likely for customs clearance.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineViasa From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 1875 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4309 times:

So it would fly it's DC-9-10 to the dessert for scrapping...

Do you know the registration of this aircraft?


User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4942 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 4256 times:

I don't have reg info... I'm not even close to SAN right now, so I can see it or take a pic of it or anything...


Scotty doesn't know...
User currently offlineCoronado990 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1597 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4148 times:

Looks like it departed SAN at 1:38pm. Probably had lunch here. Might as well grab a bite to eat on the wharf before heading on out.

Hope they did not have to hitchhike back to TIJ to catch a ride back to LAP.



Uncle SAN at your service!
User currently offlineCOERJ145 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1421 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4148 times:

Sadly, another baby nine begins its demise.  Sad I wish I could ride on one.

User currently offlineBrick From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1581 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4142 times:

One went through SAN on it's way to Victorville yesterday (Monday, Sept 11) as well...


A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man...
User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4118 times:

2 went thru Brown Field last week.


My definition of cool ? Not trying so hard to be cool.
User currently offlineLatinplane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2717 posts, RR: 14
Reply 8, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4112 times:

I saw all-white DC-9-10 with an AeroCalifornia rudder at Brown Field last Friday after I had crossed the Otay/Mesa border heading back into the U.S.. I wonder if its one of the planes that was stored in LAP, or if its now operated by a new charter company on behalf of the immigration services. Anybody know?

Also, does anyone remember an old 720 operated by INS, or another gov. agency that used to be based at Brown Field back in the late 80s/early 90s?

 Smile LatinPlane


User currently offlineGhost77 From Mexico, joined Mar 2000, 5219 posts, RR: 51
Reply 9, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4104 times:

JR has returned 03 Dc9-32s and ALL Dc9-15s are back on its way north for most probably, retirement.

g77 APM



Ricardo Morales - flyAPM - ¡No es que maneje rapido, solo estoy volando lento!
User currently offlineCoronado990 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1597 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4084 times:

Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 7):
2 went thru Brown Field last week.

You're joking?? I'm always looking at FlyteComm for any possible mainline aircraft coming thru SDM. How'd I miss that?



Uncle SAN at your service!
User currently offlineLatinplane From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2717 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4076 times:

So I guess that they are just returning the stored DC-9-10s that were still airworthy to their lessors?

http://www.fsmex.com/img/fotos/1433.jpg

 Smile LatinPlane


User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4029 times:

Quoting Coronado990 (Reply 10):
You're joking?? I'm always looking at FlyteComm for any possible mainline aircraft coming thru SDM. How'd I miss that?

Not joking, they were -10 series, possibly one being the all-white aircraft referenced earlier. SER6702,6704. One came in from La Paz. Don't remember the origin of the second one.

[Edited 2006-09-13 00:19:25]


My definition of cool ? Not trying so hard to be cool.
User currently offlineWarreng24 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 707 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 4009 times:

These Aero California DC-9's going to MHV to be reconfigured, repainted, and being delivered to NW.  duck 

User currently offlineCoronado990 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1597 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3993 times:

Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 12):
Not joking, they were -10 series, possibly one being the all-white aircraft referenced earlier. SER6702,6704. One came in from La Paz.

Thanks...Probably the one time I did not look it up.


Quoting Falcon flyer (Reply 12):
Don't remember the origin of the second one.


If the second one originated from TIJ...that would be a very short flight!!!



Uncle SAN at your service!
User currently offlineScintx From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 270 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3900 times:

Quoting Warreng24 (Reply 13):
These Aero California DC-9's going to MHV to be reconfigured, repainted, and being delivered to NW.

I wish it was true. My last -10 was 1/2/05 NW DTW-FNT, the best 54 miles I ever spent in a first class seat and slamming two JD's and Coke.



Attention All Planets of the Solar Federation....We have assumed control.....We have assumed control......
User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6321 posts, RR: 9
Reply 16, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3830 times:

I saw this today at SAN, as I am in San Diego on business. Definitely looked pretty run down and, dare I say, ready to be retired!

User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8671 posts, RR: 15
Reply 17, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3819 times:

Quoting SW733 (Reply 16):
dare I say, ready to be retired!

If it looked that way, then they had their reasons for scrapping it. I hope they find new homes as freighters.

MCOflyer



Never be afraid to stand up for who you are.
User currently offline1011 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 315 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (7 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3789 times:

Quoting Warreng24 (Reply 13):
These Aero California DC-9's going to MHV to be reconfigured, repainted, and being delivered to NW

This was pretty damn funny. Heck it would be better than some other NW fleet types. Come on NW. We need something to talk about. You could probably get these 9s cheap!


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