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Janet 737 At MIA  
User currently offlineCodyKDiamond From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 537 posts, RR: 1
Posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4190 times:

Hi everyone.
A Janet (Transport to Area 51) 732 was on final for 26L at MIA at about 3:50. Why would it be at MIA?

[Edited 2008-05-27 13:41:24]

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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4168 times:



Quoting CodyKDiamond (Thread starter):
Why would it be at MIA?

Maintenance...?? There are several maintenance facilities at MIA



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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4127 times:

Came in from OKC.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/WWW285

For some reason FlightAware's tracking system is running a few hours behind.

Flew LAS-OKC as WWW385

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/WWW285

According to FlightAware is was supposed to operate LAS-MIA and had diverted to OKC.

Why a Janet 732 is flying LAS-MIA is definitely a mystery, unless perhaps they use an maintenance provider based out of MIA. I was also thinking JPATS or something DHS related as EG&G does have a number of gov't contracts.


User currently offlineN27UADIESEL8 From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 59 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3636 times:

HI all:

The Janet B732 (N5176Y) is parked on the AVBORNE maintenance area by the wash rack. I guess is safe to assume that is here for maintenance.

N27UADIESEL8



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User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5644 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3636 times:

One of the aliens they keep at Area 51 is being allowed a short vacation in Florida.


"Let me think about it" = the coward's way of saying "no"
User currently offlineCloud4000 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 641 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3539 times:

How old are Janet's fleet? They must be getting up there. And with plethora of 733s and 734s coming to the market, they should be cheap to replace.


Boston, USA
User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3514 times:



Quoting Cloud4000 (Reply 5):
How old are Janet's fleet? They must be getting up there. And with plethora of 733s and 734s coming to the market, they should be cheap to replace.

Yes,but as they only fly short distances , will they run into problems like AH did with 733/4's?



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User currently offlineCloud4000 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 641 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3501 times:



Quoting United_Fan (Reply 6):
Yes,but as they only fly short distances , will they run into problems like AH did with 733/4's

Still a lot of cycles, no? And what problems AH had with their 733/4s?



Boston, USA
User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7496 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3478 times:

Sorry,I meant Aloha. They had problems with the CFM's on the 733/4's they experimented with.


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User currently offlineBrettFromCLT From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3425 times:

Janet planes shouldn't be doing more than a few cycles a day, not 15 a day like in Hawaii, so with proper maintenance should last quite a while.

Brett  Smile


User currently offlinePDXCessna206 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 3413 times:

I think they are neat and noisy. Adds some uniquness to thewhole secretive situation.

User currently offlineSflaflight From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1183 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3272 times:

Am I missing something here?

User currently offlineBrettFromCLT From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3204 times:



Quoting Sflaflight (Reply 11):
Am I missing something here?

Like what? Alien autopsy footage?


User currently offlineRbgso From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 593 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3126 times:



Quoting N27UADIESEL8 (Reply 3):
The Janet B732 (N5176Y) is parked on the AVBORNE maintenance area by the wash rack. I guess is safe to assume that is here for maintenance.

Either that or Area 51 has been expanded to include the Bermuda Triangle......


User currently offline4everRC From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 325 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3072 times:



Quoting PROSA (Reply 4):
One of the aliens they keep at Area 51 is being allowed a short vacation in Florida.



Quoting Rbgso (Reply 13):
Either that or Area 51 has been expanded to include the Bermuda Triangle......

Y'all may be on to something. I'll bet that Janet has been expanded to charter ETs from area 51 to board a cruiseship to the Bermuda Triangle!



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User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 15, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 3049 times:



Quoting N27UADIESEL8 (Reply 3):
by the wash rack



Quoting N27UADIESEL8 (Reply 3):
I guess is safe to assume that is here for maintenance.

Or detailing  duck 



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User currently offlineNWALAS From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 94 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2911 times:

I think this airline name used here in area 51 is JANUS, NOT "JANET".


Could someone please confirm this....call Signature Flight Support in LAS and ask them.... they do the fuelling.


NWALAS

 Confused



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User currently offlineDashTrash From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 1528 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (6 years 3 months 4 weeks ago) and read 2900 times:

Nope. The callsign in "Janet".

User currently offlineBok269 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 2104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2887 times:



Quoting NWALAS (Reply 16):
Could someone please confirm this....call Signature Flight Support in LAS and ask them.... they do the fuelling.

Not a shot they would tell you. The whole operation is extremely secretive (as much as you can be with a terminal out in the open).



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User currently offlineSflaflight From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1183 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2841 times:



Quoting BrettFromCLT (Reply 12):
Quoting Sflaflight (Reply 11):
Am I missing something here?

Like what? Alien autopsy footage?

It must secretive! What in the world are we talking about? This thread is like some freaky overnight AM talk radio show! you people are all talking jibberish! Can't a fellow a.netter know what all this mumble jumble is about?

Wait, maybe I'm better not knowing!  Wink



Now Janus - Janus, Janet. Alien autopsy footage! Janet Jackson. Michael Jackson!

OH BROTHER!


User currently offlineBrettFromCLT From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2531 times:



Quoting Sflaflight (Reply 19):
What in the world are we talking about?

 Smile We're talking about the fleet of planes that the government maintains to ferry workers from Las Vegas to Area 51 and various other secretive military testing sites. These planes typically use the callsign "Janet."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area_51#Area_51_commuters

Brett Big grin


User currently offlineSflaflight From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1183 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (6 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2303 times:



Quoting BrettFromCLT (Reply 20):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area_51...uters

How interesting! Much clearer now! Thanks Brett for the wiki link!!


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