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Ditched Hudson River A/C Headed To NC Museum  
User currently offlinejamake1 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1005 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 7 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 8597 times:

Hudson River splashdown plane headed for NC museum

NC museum expects to get US Airways jet that splashed down in Hudson River in 2009

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Hudson...plane-apf-2229660510.html?x=0&.v=1


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User currently offlineBOStonsox From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 1989 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 8179 times:

Yay! That plane deserves to be in a museum. Too bad it's not anywhere near where I live, I'd like to go see it!


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User currently offline9LFlyGuy From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 164 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 8169 times:

There is nothing else better to do with it besides scrap it. Good choice, I wonder if they will attach most of the parts (wings, engines etc) that were removed?


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User currently offlinePITrules From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3171 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 7956 times:

Glad to see it go to a museum. However I would think displaying it at the Intrepid museum would make more sense.


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User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 4, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 7956 times:

Quoting PITrules (Reply 3):
Glad to see it go to a museum.

  

Hope to go and see it sometime this year  



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User currently offlineflyjoe From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 290 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 7736 times:

Quoting 9LFlyGuy (Reply 2):
I wonder if they will attach most of the parts (wings, engines etc) that were removed?

Yes, it will be fully assembled and kept in it's current state. The museum president said it will be "like a time capsule".

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...cle-plane-will-finally-arrive.html


User currently offlinePM From Germany, joined Feb 2005, 6892 posts, RR: 63
Reply 6, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 7645 times:

How badly messed up is the interior after sitting on the river bed for a couple of days?

User currently offlinenycbjr From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 447 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 7600 times:

Quoting PITrules (Reply 3):

  

Seriously NC? nothing against the place but it nearly came to rest in front of the Intrepid! They must be keeping the space open in hopes of a shuttle.. Hah.
  


User currently offlineIADCA From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1274 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 7510 times:

Quoting nycbjr (Reply 7):
Seriously NC? nothing against the place but it nearly came to rest in front of the Intrepid!

Well, the museum is right next to one of the runways at CLT, which was the flight's intended destination, no?


User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8507 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 7454 times:

I want to see it displayed in a giant pool of water just like the famous photos of it in the Hudson.

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Reply 10, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 7441 times:

Quoting nycbjr (Reply 7):

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User currently offlinecolumba From Germany, joined Dec 2004, 7062 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 7441 times:

First A320 that made it into a museum i guess ?


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User currently offlinecbphoto From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1552 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 7441 times:

Quoting MD-90 (Reply 9):
I want to see it displayed in a giant pool of water just like the famous photos of it in the Hudson.

Now we are talking! Even make it into a ride where you can board, splash down, open the exits, walk out onto the wing and wait to be rescued! Kidding of course, though...I could be on to an amusement park ride? You think Universal Studios would go for it? lol



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User currently onlineba319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8535 posts, RR: 54
Reply 13, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 7413 times:
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Quoting PITrules (Reply 3):
Glad to see it go to a museum

- Totally agree!

Quoting PITrules (Reply 3):
However I would think displaying it at the Intrepid museum would make more sense.

- I get that, though I worry about the planes already there exposed to the elements 247.



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User currently offlinePITrules From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3171 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 7368 times:

Quoting ba319-131 (Reply 13):

- I get that, though I worry about the planes already there exposed to the elements 247.

I worry about those planes as well, especially the Concorde (which should be at JFK). But in the case of this Airbus I'm not sure its a problem after spending a few days in the drink.



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User currently offlinecmh From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 3 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 6988 times:

Very good to see and I hope Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger and Jeff the First Officer are honored as the pilots that saved everyone onboard from a more probable fate. Interestingly enough, I'm reading Sully's biography, "Highest Duty" right now - I would suggest it as a good read for anyone, involved in aviation or not.

User currently offline9LFlyGuy From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 164 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 5461 times:

I hope the ENTIRE crew is honored. including the flght attendants, which people seem to forget about. Great job landing, now who is going to open all the doors and conduct the evacuation?


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User currently offlineAdam T. From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 957 posts, RR: 6
Reply 17, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 5159 times:

Quoting cbphoto (Reply 12):

Now we are talking! Even make it into a ride where you can board, splash down, open the exits, walk out onto the wing and wait to be rescued! Kidding of course, though...I could be on to an amusement park ride? You think Universal Studios would go for it? lol

Well the Carowinds Amusement Park is only about 15 minutes from CLT   - kidding aside, good to see that this piece of aviation history will be preserved and that the plane will find it's permanent home at it's intended destination. Should also be a huge boost to the Carolinas Aviation museum!


User currently offlineDrfix2fly From United States of America, joined Oct 2009, 28 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 3876 times:

Quoting PITrules (Reply 14):
I worry about those planes as well, especially the Concorde (which should be at JFK). But in the case of this Airbus I'm not sure its a problem after spending a few days in the drink.




tidal water at that not quite as bad as the ocean but having seen the effects of aircraft flying over salt water I do hope they atleast give it a good bath


User currently offlineAirlineCritic From Finland, joined Mar 2009, 701 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 3068 times:

Quoting IADCA (Reply 8):
Well, the museum is right next to one of the runways at CLT, which was the flight's intended destination, no?

Well, the plane wanted to go to Hudson river instead, no?


User currently offlinespeedmarque From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 684 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2967 times:

Quoting 9LFlyGuy (Reply 16):

Good point.


User currently offlineMarkHKG From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 960 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (3 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2261 times:

Quoting PM (Reply 6):
How badly messed up is the interior after sitting on the river bed for a couple of days?

You can see pictures of the interior in the Survival Factors docket for the NTSB hearing

http://www.ntsb.gov/dockets/aviation/dca09ma026/420144.pdf

(Interior pictures start page 12)



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