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Status Of These Boeing 777's  
User currently offlineAirplaneFan From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 236 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 10130 times:

What is the current status of these Boeing 777's?

CO N77014

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And what is the status of BA G-YMMM
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How many new Boeing 777 operators will there be this year?

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[Edited 2008-02-07 20:33:24]


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User currently offlineMKE22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1129 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 10110 times:



Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
CO N77014

I think that one is still in the same livery. Last I checked anyway.



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User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 3946 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 10110 times:



Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
DT D2-TEF

At BFI doing experimental engine testing. Due to fly-away on delivery near the end of this month.

jetlife2 may tell you more about it if you ask nicely  Wink .

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User currently offlineLonghornmaniac From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 3275 posts, RR: 45
Reply 3, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 10089 times:



Quoting MKE22 (Reply 1):
I think that one is still in the same livery. Last I checked anyway.

Sadly (depending on who you ask), Peter Max is no more...

Cheers,
Cameron


User currently offlineMKE22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1129 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 10066 times:



Quoting Longhornmaniac (Reply 3):
Sadly (depending on who you ask), Peter Max is no more...

Awww... too bad  Sad  tombstone 



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User currently offlineZkpilot From New Zealand, joined Mar 2006, 4798 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 10026 times:



Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
What is the current status of these Boeing 777's?

Not sure, but in future please be more descriptive with your thread title..... ie "Boeing 777 aircraft status", or "Status of these 777?"

thanks  Smile



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User currently offlineA380US From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2358 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 10016 times:

How about that Varig 777?


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User currently offlineFlynavy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 9833 times:

What Varig 777?

If you're inquiring about ex-PP-VRD (LN 19) - for the thousandth time - it was flown to ARG back in December 2006 for part-out and is currently being scrapped.


User currently offlineTrintocan From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2000, 3225 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 9725 times:

The Peter Max scheme no longer exists on N77014 but the plane itself remains active in the standard CO livery. G-YMMM has been written off and will never fly again. Its landing incident is being investigated at LHR which is where its remains reside.

TrinToCan.



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User currently offlineSirDeath From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 88 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 9672 times:

I flew the "Ghost of Peter Max" a couple of weeks ago from TLV. She is now in the standard CO white livery (hence the 'ghost' of Peter Max). She has been re-modeled with the larger PTVs and lavatories (the one small lav in BF was removed) and very nice 15" wide aspect PTVs in business first. She still had that "new plane" smell. They must also have added some insulation to her as she was much more quiet that last time I flew with her.

User currently offlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7363 posts, RR: 17
Reply 10, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 9455 times:



Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
And what is the status of BA G-YMMM

Confirmed insurance write-off. Currently still under investigation at BA Base West at LHR:

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User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12128 posts, RR: 52
Reply 11, posted (6 years 5 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 9431 times:



Quoting VV701 (Reply 10):
Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
And what is the status of BA G-YMMM

Confirmed insurance write-off. Currently still under investigation at BA Base West at LHR:

It will be in your hands soon as a Bud Lite can.


User currently offlineDALMD88 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2532 posts, RR: 14
Reply 12, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 9010 times:



Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 11):
It will be in your hands soon as a Bud Lite can

Never, a Guiness or Tetley's, maybe.


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 8985 times:

Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
CO N77014

It's been repainted to normal Continental colors... thank goodness....!! Now all the endless 'Peter Max' threads will stop.

Quoting AirplaneFan (Thread starter):
And what is the status of BA G-YMMM

It's a beat up heap sitting on support logs at LHR never to fly again.

[Edited 2008-02-08 11:25:56]


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User currently offlineNYC777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 5731 posts, RR: 48
Reply 14, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 8902 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 14):
It's a beat up heap sitting on support logs at LHR never to fly again.

Part reclaimation! A spare parts bin.



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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 6685 times:



Quoting NYC777 (Reply 14):
A spare parts bin.

Not really... If it's an Insurance write-off.., British Airways doesn't have any rights to the plane or its parts anymore and can not remove anything. Also, with planes involved in accidents many parts can not be re-used period and must be scarped.



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User currently offlineManfredj From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1132 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 6291 times:

I know it's probably been asked before, but how many cycles were on the Ex Varig 777? Any current photos of it?


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User currently offlineA388 From Netherlands Antilles, joined May 2001, 9690 posts, RR: 11
Reply 17, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 6184 times:



Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 11):
It will be in your hands soon as a Bud Lite can.

Haha, good one. I needed a laugh today Big grin

Too bad the aircraft is written off. Talking about aircraft write-offs, what will happen or has happened to the IB A346 that made the emergency landing in Ecuador? One story is that is will be written off while another story is that it has received new landing gear suggesting it will be repaired....?

A388


User currently offlineIrregKing From Germany, joined Feb 2008, 145 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 5907 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 15):
Not really... If it's an Insurance write-off.., British Airways doesn't have any rights to the plane or its parts anymore and can not remove anything. Also, with planes involved in accidents many parts can not be re-used period and must be scarped.

Not even the seats? PTV's? Galley Parts? Cabin interior?

I mean, if an airline sends an aircraft to get scrapped, do they actually take out parts of the cabin interior (if it complies with its current product of course) and re-use it or also keep it as spare? Does that happen?

I am talking purely about seats/cabin interior here.... not other spare parts.



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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 19, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 5789 times:



Quoting IrregKing (Reply 18):

I am talking purely about seats/cabin interior here.... not other spare parts

Getting scraped and having been in an accident are two different issues.



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User currently offlineIrregKing From Germany, joined Feb 2008, 145 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4315 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 19):
Getting scraped and having been in an accident are two different issues.

DUH!

well... can you give an answer? to both issues?



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User currently offlineUSAF336TFS From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1445 posts, RR: 52
Reply 21, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4267 times:



Quoting VV701 (Reply 10):
Confirmed insurance write-off. Currently still under investigation at BA Base West at LHR:

I wounder if BA will order another T7 to take her place?



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User currently offlineJimbobjoe From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 651 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 4169 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 15):
If it's an Insurance write-off.., British Airways doesn't have any rights to the plane or its parts anymore and can not remove anything.

That seems pretty reasonable to me, since the insurance company wrote a check for the aircraft's value.

However, the insurance company now owns that plane, and it seems to me that they have a right to part out the aircraft as they see fit/as regulations allow.


User currently offlineBongodog1964 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2006, 3527 posts, RR: 3
Reply 23, posted (6 years 5 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4110 times:



Quoting IrregKing (Reply 18):
Quoting EMBQA (Reply 15):
Not really... If it's an Insurance write-off.., British Airways doesn't have any rights to the plane or its parts anymore and can not remove anything. Also, with planes involved in accidents many parts can not be re-used period and must be scarped.

Not even the seats? PTV's? Galley Parts? Cabin interior?

BA would already have access if they required them to all the 1st generation club world seats from the 744's and they are in the process of upgrading the Inflight entertainment, plus I believe that BA 1st is due for an upgrade, thus there isn't likely to be much of the interior that BA would want.


User currently offlineSkibum9 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1229 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (6 years 5 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3892 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 13):
It's been repainted to normal Continental colors... thank goodness....!! Now all the endless 'Peter Max' threads will stop.

Oh come on now. You know you are going to miss those endless 'Peter Max' threads, just like you are going to miss those never ending NW DC-9 threads once NW finally parks them.



Tailwinds!!!
User currently offlineFlyingClrs727 From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 733 posts, RR: 0
Reply 25, posted (6 years 5 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3761 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 15):
Not really... If it's an Insurance write-off.., British Airways doesn't have any rights to the plane or its parts anymore and can not remove anything. Also, with planes involved in accidents many parts can not be re-used period and must be scarped.

No, the insurance company owns it. Sure there are lots of parts that can't be salvaged, but I'm pretty sure the insurance company will sell off all the parts that can be legally reused.


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