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FAO Of LAX Spotters!  
User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5336 times:

I just stumbled upon a rather interesting entry in the CFMU

10:00 10:16a 20:39A IYE7000 B74S LFPG KLAX 7O-YMN Yemenia

In other words, it would appear that the Yemenia 74SP will arrive at LAX, inbound from CDG, at 12.39pm local time today, February 20th 2012.

I hope to see pictures. Good luck!

[Edited 2012-02-20 04:56:59]


..sick of it. -K. Pilkington.
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User currently offlineLOWS From Austria, joined Oct 2011, 1065 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5238 times:

Is Yemen's President Saleh going to LAX? I know he was in Saudia Arabia for medical care a while back. Maybe he needs something from the UCLA hospitals?

User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7387 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5036 times:

Wow,I'd love to catch any -SP . Love spotting @ LAX.


'Empathy was yesterday...Today, you're wasting my Mother-F'ing time' - Heat.
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 5008 times:

Now showing about 1:30 local time ...

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/I...0/history/20120220/1000Z/LFPG/KLAX



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[Edited 2012-02-20 08:25:42]


The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4744 times:

Would have never thought that bird would actually show up on flightaware. Amazing.

Hopefully there'll be pictures. Would not mind one of those aerial helicopter shots of it over the inn-n-out burger joint at all.



..sick of it. -K. Pilkington.
User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26196 posts, RR: 76
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4704 times:

At any given time, LAX is a good place to spot an SP.


Mangeons les French fries, mais surtout pratiquons avec fierte le French kiss
User currently offlineQANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1887 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4570 times:

What does FAO mean? (FAO of LAX Spotters)


My posts/replies are strictly my opinion and not that of any company, organization, or Southwest Airlines.
User currently offlineLHRBFSTrident From UK - Northern Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 652 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4551 times:

flightaware shows it 8 miles out right now - thought it must've been a mistaken entry...


Next up: LAX-LHR NZ002 Y SkyCouch! LHR-LAX NZ001 Y
User currently offlinepotus From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 15 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4289 times:

Anybody know when it will be leaving???

User currently offlineflySFO From United States of America, joined Apr 2011, 109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4248 times:

I wish I had seen this sooner! I landed at LAX around 1:15pm today on WN302, would have easily seen it land had I waited around for a few minutes :/

User currently offlineBreninTW From Taiwan, joined Jul 2006, 1569 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4234 times:

Quoting QANTAS747-438 (Reply 6):
What does FAO mean?

FAO means "for attention of."



I'm tired of the A vs. B sniping. Neither make planes that shed wings randomly!
User currently offlinemichiganatc From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 144 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4203 times:

Quoting potus (Reply 8):

Seriously...does anyone know when it'll be leaving. I will be there on Saturday and would LOVE to see this!!!!!!


User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4150 times:

Quoting LOWS (Reply 1):
is Yemen's President Saleh going to LAX? I know he was in Saudia Arabia for medical care a while back. Maybe he needs something from the UCLA hospitals?

He was in NYC a few weeks ago for medical care but he traveled then on a EK charter. Not sure if this is really him or where is he is going.



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineFedExFlyerPHL From United States of America, joined May 2008, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4129 times:

Maybe he's going home, because he toured where I work last week. So, I imagine maybe it came in to pick him up and take him home.

Jeff



ABE ATL AUA AUS BHM BOS BUR BWI CLT DFW EWR HOU IAD JAN JAX LAX LGB MEM MCI MCO MDW MGW MSP MSY ORD PHL PIT SJU SNA STL
User currently offlinepotus From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 15 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3847 times:

Look at what I came across...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU_UTgHCRXc



Potus


User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3726 times:

I can give no guarantees but I'll keep my eyes on the flight plans and will inform you accordingly. But, given the duration of the flight I would assume it to stay there for at least 48 hours. I'm also interested to see to where it's going to fly back. Paris again, or Sana'a direct?


..sick of it. -K. Pilkington.
User currently offlineLOWS From Austria, joined Oct 2011, 1065 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (2 years 1 month 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3518 times:

An interesting twist in this case...

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/22/wo...-remove-ali-abdullah-saleh.html?hp


User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Reply 17, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3342 times:

12:40E 12:58 02:37A VDA1033 A124 UMMS KLAX RA-82079 Volga-Dnepr

Didn't post this earlier because it's going to land after sunset anway. But I hope I can inform you about the departure.



..sick of it. -K. Pilkington.
User currently onlineKLAXAirport From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 139 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3273 times:

Here is a video of the landing in LAX:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU_UTgHCRXc&feature=channel_video_title

Cheers
KLAXAirport   


User currently offlinetharanga From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 1848 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3215 times:

Quoting LOWS (Reply 16):
An interesting twist in this case...

The negotiations that led to his departure and this 'election' were concluded some time ago.

It'll be interesting to see where the plane takes him next - or if indeed, if this plane will take him to his next stop. the US agreed to take him temporarily for medical care, but the US does not want to keep him any longer than that. But I don't know if anybody has agreed to take him for exile.


User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 3023 times:

Heading to Boston .....

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/I...1/history/20120222/1521Z/KLAX/KBOS



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2904 times:

They filed the flight plan quick and then were gone!

I got my Flightware alert when they filed the flight plan at 7:02am local, by 8am they were airborne so sorry, not much advance warning.

A post on flyertalk says it was the President (well I guess former Pres now) and there was also a UAE 747-300 parked next to it.

Anybody know about the 743?



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2684 times:

Now heading to Ethopia ....

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/I...1/history/20120222/2330Z/KBOS/HAAB



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6403 posts, RR: 55
Reply 23, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2528 times:

Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 21):
Anybody know about the 743?

That's a 74E; A6-COM. Ex-Asiana aircraft.

The777Man



Need a Boeing 777 Firing Order....Further to fly...T5, CI, MU, LX and LH 777s
User currently offlinesomething From United Kingdom, joined May 2011, 1633 posts, RR: 21
Reply 24, posted (2 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2207 times:

Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 22):

Now heading to Ethopia ....

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/I.../HAAB

There it is indeed

21:20E 00:23 12:42A IYE7001 B74S KBOS HAAB 7O-YMN Yemenia

There's an excellent youtube video of the landing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iEEgEycRiM



..sick of it. -K. Pilkington.
25 Post contains links and images 71Zulu : Another 747SP coming to LAX http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...4/history/20120301/1740Z/KBWI/KLAX http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...4/history
26 something : You beat me to it. Had an odd routing too, went Riyadh-Tanger-Rabat-Jeddah-Baltimore-Los Angeles. But then again, the Saudi SP is a fairly frequent v
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