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Singapore 773ER In SLC  
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9623 posts, RR: 68
Posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 7671 times:
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PHOTO SCREENER

9V-SWA is currently on the ground in SLC, operating as BOE691 Heavy


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User currently offline9V-SPJ From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 750 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7560 times:

Whats it doing there?

9V-SPJ


User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21502 posts, RR: 60
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7545 times:

Ground/landing/takeoff test at altitude?


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User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9623 posts, RR: 68
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7494 times:
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nah, just out for a test flight. Sometimes they do 'weird' routes...couple of weeks ago it flew to Sacramento.

I've also seen flights to places like Casper, WY and Rapid City, SD.


User currently offlineSLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4049 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 7415 times:

Quoting Clickhappy (Reply 3):
Sometimes they do 'weird' routes...couple of weeks ago it flew to Sacramento.

I've also seen flights to places like Casper, WY and Rapid City, SD.

Get out there with the good ole camera and get a shot into the database! It would be fun to have such an airline as Singapore Airlines @SLC in the database, not to mention a 773ER! I think there is only an SU 772 from 2002 @SLC in the photo d-base right now.  camera 



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User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 7254 times:

Quoting 9V-SPJ (Reply 1):
Whats it doing there?

Doing Hot&High demonstrations for Delta Big grin (I can dream, can I?)


User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13739 posts, RR: 19
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 7043 times:

How exciting for it.

Considering SIA is getting 6 B77Ws by 31 Dec 2006 at the latest, one wonders why no one's seen SWC, SWD, SWE, and SWF. Probably in the Boeing hangar somewhere being painted or something?



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User currently offlineOldAeroGuy From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 3500 posts, RR: 66
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 6861 times:

Quoting DAL767400ER (Reply 5):
Doing Hot&High demonstrations for Delta (I can dream, can I?)

Hot? It is October after all.



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User currently offlineTifoso From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 440 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 6806 times:

Quoting Singapore_Air (Reply 6):
Considering SIA is getting 6 B77Ws by 31 Dec 2006 at the latest, one wonders why no one's seen SWC, SWD, SWE, and SWF. Probably in the Boeing hangar somewhere being painted or something?

I took the Boeing tour over the weekend, and I saw two more SQ 773ERs being assembled.

Two frames were all done and standing outside. I'm guessing one of those is in the picture above. A third frame was almost complete; it was at the landing gear station, and the fourth was just having its flight deck installed.

Also being assembled right now are another Thai 772ER and EK 777 (not sure whether it is an LR or 773ER...I could only see the tail).

 biggrin 


User currently offlineSamurai 777 From Canada, joined Jan 2000, 2458 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 6806 times:

SLC, the airport itself, is only 474 m (1,555 ft) in altitude, but there's plenty other airports in the Andes that are a lot higher, like La Paz, Bolivia!

User currently offlineYULWinterSkies From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2178 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 6796 times:

Quoting DAL767400ER (Reply 5):
Doing Hot&High demonstrations for Delta  (I can dream, can I?)

Yes you can dream. Dreaming is fun.

If DL is wondering, AM is operating a bunch of T7 out of MEX, EK out of sweaty DXB and I'm not gonna list'em all...

High? 4000 ft? Well, this is only IF DL is very reluctant about the super T7. Almost an insult for the 77W.



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User currently offlineOOer From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1466 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 6774 times:

Quoting Samurai 777 (Reply 9):
SLC, the airport itself, is only 474 m (1,555 ft) in altitude, but there's plenty other airports in the Andes that are a lot higher, like La Paz, Bolivia!

What are you smoking?

Elevation: 4227 ft. / 1288.4 m

http://www.airnav.com/airport/KSLC


User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (7 years 10 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6574 times:

Quoting OldAeroGuy (Reply 7):
Hot? It is October after all.



Quoting Samurai 777 (Reply 9):
SLC, the airport itself, is only 474 m (1,555 ft) in altitude, but there's plenty other airports in the Andes that are a lot higher, like La Paz, Bolivia!



Quoting YULWinterSkies (Reply 10):
Yes you can dream. Dreaming is fun.

If DL is wondering, AM is operating a bunch of T7 out of MEX, EK out of sweaty DXB and I'm not gonna list'em all...

High? 4000 ft? Well, this is only IF DL is very reluctant about the super T7. Almost an insult for the 77W.

Some people obviously know neither the term "joke" nor "tongue-in-cheek"...


User currently offlineTinkerBelle From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (7 years 10 months 23 hours ago) and read 5861 times:

Quoting Clickhappy (Reply 3):
couple of weeks ago it flew to Sacramento.

This baby flew to Sacramento?? Damn, right when I'm out of town.. Damnit.


User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8670 posts, RR: 15
Reply 14, posted (7 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 5564 times:

How cool it must be SLC area residents to see a 773ER. I agree that it must be doing high altitude or some sort of testing.

Hunter



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User currently offlineSLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4049 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (7 years 10 months 21 hours ago) and read 5291 times:

Quoting Samurai 777 (Reply 9):
SLC, the airport itself, is only 474 m (1,555 ft) in altitude, but there's plenty other airports in the Andes that are a lot higher, like La Paz, Bolivia!



Quoting OOer (Reply 11):
What are you smoking?

Elevation: 4227 ft. / 1288.4 m

http://www.airnav.com/airport/KSLC

Thanks for making this clarification. Of the major top 25 busiest passenger airports in the U.S. only DEN is higher at 5,300'(1,615m).



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User currently offlineCschleic From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1247 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 10 months 17 hours ago) and read 3462 times:

Seems like they fly them around to various airports. Way back when I saw the second 777 - in United colors - at PDX, prior to certification. Glad I had a radio along. They landed, taxied back to the end of the runway, then sat for about 15 minutes deciding where to go next - they were discussing maybe Sacramento or back to Seattle with the tower.

User currently offlineSamurai 777 From Canada, joined Jan 2000, 2458 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (7 years 10 months 16 hours ago) and read 3270 times:

Oops, maybe I should've read the thread more carefully! LOL

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