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DL 752 W/ Winglets @ SNA - Wavy Gravy  
User currently offlineAvi8tir From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 404 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 6080 times:
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wasnt aware that DL had started to add winglets to the non ex-TWA aircraft. Saw a 752 at SNA this afternoon in the "wavy gravy" livery. I couldnt get the reg on it.

any info?


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User currently offlineSESGDL From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3452 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6044 times:

It was either N648DL or N650DL, both are in wavy gravy and have winglets. N649DL also has winglets, but is in the new colors.

Jeremy


User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4939 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6040 times:

There's several of them, the only regs I know off the top of my head is N648DL and N650DL.

Are there any others?



Scotty doesn't know...
User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3235 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6015 times:

Are the non ex-TW birds being used for transatlantic ops, too?

User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4939 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 5998 times:



Quoting OB1504 (Reply 3):
Are the non ex-TW birds being used for transatlantic ops, too?

Not that I know of. I think DL wants to have some of 757s used on transcons and longer flights out of ATL have the fuel benefits that winglets provide.



Scotty doesn't know...
User currently offlineEvan767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2957 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago) and read 5813 times:

Pics????????????????


The proper term is "on final" not "on finals" bud...
User currently offlineC767P From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 879 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 5776 times:



Quoting Evan767 (Reply 5):
Pics????????????????

I don't have one of 648, but here is 650:

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f400/aviationguru3/SAN%2012-22/IMG5328pmw.jpg

Here is 649:

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f400/aviationguru3/SAN%20Ma7%2009/IMG0866pmw.jpg


User currently offlineEvan767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2957 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 5749 times:

Nice work. Always interesting to see something new to my eyes.


The proper term is "on final" not "on finals" bud...
User currently offlineSESGDL From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3452 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 5671 times:



Quoting SESGDL (Reply 1):
There's several of them, the only regs I know off the top of my head is N648DL and N650DL.

Are there any others?

Not other than the ones I've listed.

Jeremy


User currently offline1gr8airline From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 21 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 5583 times:

I'm sure this has been asked (and answered) many, many times, but how many of the non-ex-TW airplanes are getting winglets? What about the 757s Delta is inheriting from Northwest? I seem to recall they (NW) only planned on equipping the TATL birds with winglets.

User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3235 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 5493 times:



Quoting 1gr8airline (Reply 9):
I'm sure this has been asked (and answered) many, many times, but how many of the non-ex-TW airplanes are getting winglets? What about the 757s Delta is inheriting from Northwest? I seem to recall they (NW) only planned on equipping the TATL birds with winglets.

IIRC, all of the ex-TW birds will be winglet-equipped and outfitted for transatlantic ops. I don't know about the ex-NW birds, though.

Any chance of DL just deciding to install winglets across the entire 752 fleet like AA and CO?


User currently offlineDeltaL1011man From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 9081 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 5449 times:



Quoting OB1504 (Reply 10):
Any chance of DL just deciding to install winglets across the entire 752 fleet like AA and CO?

In the long run yes. I believe that all 763ERs will get them to.
I got an email the other day from someone that went to some kind of meeting or something like that that said (along with a bunch of other things) "all aircraft that can get winglets will get them incase fuel spikes again. Almost all of our 737s have them and we have started work on our 767-300ERs and our 757-200s"
Also Delta has options with APB for all of the aircraft in the DAL-S fleet to get them.



yep.
User currently offlineKingAir200 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1605 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 5306 times:



Quoting 1gr8airline (Reply 9):
I seem to recall they (NW) only planned on equipping the TATL birds with winglets.

The only 752s that NWA wasn't planning on wingletting were the early 5500 series airplanes. All TATL 5600s have winglets, as do a chunk of the domestic, non-ETOPS 5600s.



Hey Swifty
User currently offline727forever From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 793 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3094 times:

Now, I could be wrong as I was taxiing when I saw it, but I thought I saw N750AT at JFK the other day and I thought it had winglets on it. It could have been 650, but I sure thought it was 750 which is an ETOPS bird from ATA.

727forever



727forever
User currently offlineAviationbuff08 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 346 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2469 times:

Quoting 727forever (Reply 13):
N750AT at JFK

very likely, the ex-TWA 757 do several TATL from JFK.

Places like MAN, DUB, BRU, LYS, SNN, EDI, AGP, FRA. I believe that is most of the routes they operate out of JFK.

They do some transcon and some Inter hub flying as well.

[Edited 2009-05-11 01:35:28]

User currently offlineAndrewC75 From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2367 times:

Here's 648, just to complete the trifecta.

N648DL - Delta Boeing 757-200


User currently offline727forever From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 793 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2295 times:



Quoting Aviationbuff08 (Reply 14):
very likely, the ex-TWA 757 do several TATL from JFK.

The airplane that I saw was not an ex-TWA airplane as it was in the "wavy gravy" paint. I was taxiing in N721TW so I am well aware of the 75E operations.

727forever



727forever
User currently offlineSkymiler From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 511 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2293 times:

Flew on 650 out of JAX a few weeks ago.

In chatting with the cockpit crew, they said they did not notice any appreciable changes in the "feel" of the aircraft or handling, but had to be aware that the wingspan had increased slightly!

No different from a qualification or training point of view ..



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User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 25
Reply 18, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2193 times:

I thought all of the NW 753's were/are/have the winglets....


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User currently offlineKingAir200 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1605 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2172 times:



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 18):
I thought all of the NW 753's were/are/have the winglets....

No NWA 753s have winglets. I don't think the company was ever planning on it, but with the merger and the installation of winglets on CO's 753 fleet, that might change.



Hey Swifty
User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 25
Reply 20, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2141 times:



Quoting KingAir200 (Reply 19):
I don't think the company was ever planning on it, but with the merger and the installation of winglets on CO's 753 fleet, that might change.

Huh? CO didnt merge with anyone.  confused 

I read somewhere that the NW 753's were getting the winglet mods....I don't remember where I read that.



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User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16693 posts, RR: 51
Reply 21, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2136 times:



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 20):


Quoting KingAir200 (Reply 19):
I don't think the company was ever planning on it, but with the merger and the installation of winglets on CO's 753 fleet, that might change.

Huh? CO didnt merge with anyone.   

I read somewhere that the NW 753's were getting the winglet mods....I don't remember where I read that.

I think he was referring to NWA's merger with DL, and DL would be more inclined to install winglets than NWA due to the fact of DL being obsessed with following CO who are installing winglets on their 757-300s.



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User currently offlineKingAir200 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1605 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (4 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2112 times:



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 20):
Huh? CO didnt merge with anyone



Quoting STT757 (Reply 21):
I think he was referring to NWA's merger with DL

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Hey Swifty
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