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What's Going On With Trump's VP-BDJ?  
User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7458 posts, RR: 7
Posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5595 times:

I was wondering why Trump's gorgeous 727-23 is still in PSM ? It's not like that plane to stay in 1 place for a month . It' been there since August 1st. Contruction @ LGA ?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/VPBDJ


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User currently offlineJfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8293 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5565 times:
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maybe the Donald is trading up from his used 727-100, its not like that plane is up to current TRUMP standards.

User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7458 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5341 times:

Well,it's still there. Very odd IMO.


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User currently offlineHandcuffs From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 97 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5328 times:

I was thinking the same thing. Could there some kind of maintenance issues with the Donald's ride?


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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6422 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 5319 times:

VP-BDJ
Is that reg'd in another country?



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User currently offlineHandcuffs From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 97 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5284 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 4):
VP-BDJ
Is that reg'd in another country?

Yes, it is reg'd in the Cayman Islands which is one of the British Overseas Territories, if I am not mistaken. I have read this before somewhere on another forum.
HC



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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12090 posts, RR: 49
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 5231 times:

The parking fees might be less there then having the plane parked at a NYC airport!


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7458 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5206 times:

VP-B** is Bermuda,VP-C** is Cayman Islands.


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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 5185 times:

Does Pan Am have a Repair Station license...? Their based at PSM with a huge hangar. It could also just be out of the flying rotation so why pay the very high parking fees at LGA


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User currently offlineN600RR From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 171 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 5075 times:

Quoting United_Fan (Reply 2):
Well,it's still there.

Have you actually seen it, or are you going only by flightaware? Perhaps it's been re-registered and flew out with a different tail number?



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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5647 posts, RR: 24
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 4950 times:

Maybe the Donald is upgrading to an A380VIP, and givnig the 727 to Melania, thereby painting it in her colors?


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User currently offlineTinPusher007 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 972 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4800 times:

The parking fees at LGA are not terribly high, especially not for the Donald. I used to frequently work his plane in and out of there when I worked at the FBO there. Rumor has it that he is supposed to trade in VP-BDJ for a 757. Stay tuned...


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User currently offlineBohica From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2675 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4731 times:

Quoting TinPusher007 (Reply 11):
Rumor has it that he is supposed to trade in VP-BDJ for a 757

i.e. it got fired.  Big grin


User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5001 posts, RR: 28
Reply 13, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4709 times:

Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 1):
maybe the Donald is trading up from his used 727-100, its not like that plane is up to current TRUMP standards.

No. He is going to pick up a NW DC-9.



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User currently offlineSalomon From Canada, joined Jun 2006, 205 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4699 times:

Quoting Handcuffs (Reply 5):
Yes, it is reg'd in the Cayman Islands which is one of the British Overseas Territories, if I am not mistaken. I have read this before somewhere on another forum.
HC

Why isn't it registred in USA?



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User currently offlineCorey07850 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2525 posts, RR: 5
Reply 15, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4552 times:

Well if it helps, his chopper 76DT has been in and out of TEB a lot recently so Trump likely hasn't been in PSM for over a month... Guess there's either a mech issue or just being stored there for whatever reason

User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 16, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4537 times:

Quoting Salomon (Reply 14):
Why isn't it registred in USA?

TAXES........



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User currently offlineWN230 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 341 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4489 times:

Quoting F9Animal (Reply 13):
He is going to pick up a NW DC-9.

Must be a real DC-9 fan if he's aquiring one from NW.  Big grin



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User currently offlineN231YE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4447 times:

Quoting Bohica (Reply 12):
i.e. it got fired.  

YOU'RE FIRED!

Sorry, I just had to do that silly 


User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5001 posts, RR: 28
Reply 19, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 4319 times:

Quoting WN230 (Reply 17):
Must be a real DC-9 fan if he's aquiring one from NW. Big grin

LOL! Gotta love those birds though! I would fly a 9 anyday.



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User currently offlineSlimChance From United States of America, joined May 2006, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4291 times:

Quoting TinPusher007 (Reply 11):
Rumor has it that he is supposed to trade in VP-BDJ for a 757.

Wouldn't that get real expensive if those things are as in demand as everyone here keeps saying? Sure, he's the Trump...but surely if he can get a snazzy BBJ or something for loads less he'd have to consider.


User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5647 posts, RR: 24
Reply 21, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4253 times:

Quoting SlimChance (Reply 20):
Sure, he's the Trump...but surely if he can get a snazzy BBJ or something for loads less he'd have to consider.

Arent we forgetting ego size here? A BBJ cant hold he Donalds ego quite as well as a 757 can



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User currently offlineLTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 50
Reply 22, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4223 times:

Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 21):
A BBJ cant hold he Donalds ego quite as well as a 757 can

Or perhaps Mr. Trump is that UFO customer for the sole 747-8I that was ordered.  Wink


User currently offlineN600RR From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 171 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4215 times:

Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 21):
Arent we forgetting ego size here? A BBJ cant hold he Donalds ego quite as well as a 757 can

...well, in that case, why should The Donald subject his ego to the discomfort and humiliation of a mere twin-engine narrow body crowded ? Who knows, HE could be the launch customer of the sole B748i on Boeing's order book. Hmmm... scratchchin 



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