KDTWflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 835 posts, RR: 1 Posted (3 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4167 times:
So looking at wikipedia just now it looks like Biman still has a few DC-10s in service and by the looks of it the L-1011 is done except for per wiki...
A total of eight Lockheed L-1011s were in commercial service in December 2010 with operators Privilege-Rollins Air (2), Air Charter Express (two), Elite Aviation (one), Las Vegas Sands Corp (one), Sky Capital (one), and SAM Intercontinental (one).
I miss the widebody trijets; they were sweet! What routes does Biman fly these on?
chieft From Germany, joined Jun 2005, 364 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3831 times:
Quoting KDTWflyer (Thread starter): A total of eight Lockheed L-1011s were in commercial service in December 2010 with operators Privilege-Rollins Air (2), Air Charter Express (two), Elite Aviation (one), Las Vegas Sands Corp (one), Sky Capital (one), and SAM Intercontinental (one).
Well, Rollins and Elite seem to be one operation, Air Charter Express is history and the L1011 stored in NBO (as far as I know). SAM-I's -250 is in Pakistan with Askari Aviation
MEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4359 posts, RR: 35
Reply 5, posted (3 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3204 times:
Quoting KGRB (Reply 2): Are there any DC-10s or L-1011s in a museum right now?
Manchester has a nose of a Monarch DC-10, and the Kansas City Airline History Museum has an L-1011. The Tehran Museum/boneyard has two L-1011s while they never were in service in Iran.
But it's about time that Le Bourget, Datan Shang, Lelystad, Seattle or Pima picks up a DC-10 or L-1011.
nobody has ever died from hard work, but why take the risk?
srbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (3 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3103 times:
Quoting United_fan (Reply 7): AFAIK,Omni still has pax DC-10's . THough I think they are used as troop charters.
They've used them on a seasonal basis between HNL and LAS as well doing charters for Boyd Vacations. I think they're using the 767s and may start putting the 777s on that route instead of the DC-10s. I believe OAI is slowly retiring the type.
catdaddy63 From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 308 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3024 times:
Omni has been scrapping theirs, N270AX and N720AX are currently in process of scrapping at TUL. One is pretty much stripped and sitting on wood, the other has titles painted over and engines removed. It's a sad sight.
L1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1685 posts, RR: 9
Reply 11, posted (3 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2812 times:
Speaking of widebody trijets, I just flew on two MD-11s, which are an endangered species. I had to go to Montreal to fly to AMS to connect to LHR. And I live near RIC. I'd also go out of my way to fly on a DC-10 or L-1011 again. But the MD-11 is the next best thing.