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IFE On UA 744 And Airside Spotting @ ORD  
User currently offlineRw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1072 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 4012 times:

PTV's on UA 744 SFO-SYD / MEL-LAX ?

What about airside spotting at ORD ( have 2 hours ) LAX ( 4 hours ) ... recommendations ?

MEL & SYD ?


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rw774477

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User currently offlineUnited787 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 2729 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3993 times:

No PTVs on UA's 744 in Y (Economy) (My biggest complaint with UA)

User currently offlineAC888YOW From Canada, joined Jan 2005, 536 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3968 times:

For O'Hare:

Terminal 1 (United) large windows throughout with nice views of the ramp/runway(s).

Terminal 3 (AA) has pretty good spotting at the tips of all concourses, especially H and K. Good views of ramp, taxiways, and nice background thanks to all the heavies at T5 across the way.

2 hours is not that long at O'Hare considering how far it is to walk from say, Terminal 1 to Terminal 3. It's an insanely massive airport, so pick a location close to where you need to be and spot from there. I wouldn't recommend wandering around too much because you'll waste most of your spotting time walking.


User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31098 posts, RR: 85
Reply 3, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3967 times:
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Quoting Rw774477 (Thread starter):
PTV's on UA 744 SFO-SYD / MEL-LAX?

Only in First Class and Business Class. Economy is either projector screens or LCDs.


User currently offlineKBMIFlyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 129 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3895 times:

Personally, I think the best spotting location at ORD is at the end of concourse L (The Delta concourse). There is a large waiting area at the end that is usually pretty quiet and has good views of Terminal 5, the international terminal. It is especially good between 12:00 and 4:00 when the European block is in. The end of concourse K is good also, just more crowded with several gates in the area.

Unfortunately, these concourses are the furthest point from the United terminal 1. As mentioned above, the walk can take a little while. You can do it all airside though.

The other good locations tend to be at the end of the concourses in each terminal. I like the end of E & F since they have good views of the intersection of 10/28 (old 27R/9L) and 32L/4R.

I can't help you with LAX as I have never been there.


User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 23148 posts, RR: 20
Reply 5, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3881 times:



Quoting KBMIFlyer (Reply 4):
Personally, I think the best spotting location at ORD is at the end of concourse L (The Delta concourse). There is a large waiting area at the end that is usually pretty quiet and has good views of Terminal 5, the international terminal. It is especially good between 12:00 and 4:00 when the European block is in.

Agreed. If you're there in the afternoon, I'd say to go ahead and make the walk. You'll only have 30-45 minutes over there, but you'll see absolutely everything that serves ORD.



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User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2237 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3871 times:
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Quoting AC888YOW (Reply 2):
Terminal 1 (United) large windows throughout with nice views of the ramp/runway(s).

The C concourse at Terminal 1 has a nice big food court right at the middle of the concourse past the esclators to the underground walkway, and seating where you can see taxiing aircraft. Some of the windows have been covered with panes of artwork and there is a big framein the way but you can manage looking out and getting photos.



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User currently offlineMycrj17 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3782 times:

I would have to say T-2 Concourse F, all the way down to the end at F-14..


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User currently offlineBoeing743 From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 406 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3768 times:

I did flew on 744 past this monday on April 7th, there is no PVD on each seats  Sad I was hoping that I would have them as those were came from intl flight before continue to SFO from ORD but nope. Also I flew on 772 from SFO to ORD yesterday as they are domestic and no PVD too.

User currently offlineRw774477 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1072 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3618 times:

What about LAX ???

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