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Airplane Repo - 88 Airbusses?  
User currently offlinedeltadc9 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 2844 posts, RR: 4
Posted (3 years 7 months 21 hours ago) and read 20849 times:

Just saw an episode from 2011 where they repo'd two A-320s from the Azores. Who owned these planes? They blurred any markings. It was facinating. Interesting the unkind words about Airbus planes though, but they were having issues with one.

Apparantly they have their own numbering system using manufacturer and an incrementing number of planes from that manufacturer they have reposessed. These were "Airbus 87" and "Airbus 88". Am I wrong here? That seems like a lot of repos.....I assume a similar number for Boeing? This makes it seem like repos are not all that uncommon.

[Edited 2012-10-02 12:34:28]

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User currently offlineeicvd From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2285 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 21 hours ago) and read 20685 times:

Quoting deltadc9 (Thread starter):
Who owned these planes?

No idea who the actual owner of those aircraft was but im almost certain they flew for Hellas Jet from Greece.

User currently offlineN92r03 From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 441 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 20 hours ago) and read 20650 times:

Here is a thread from about 6 weeks ago-

Aircraft In Airline Repo TV Show (by flywrite Aug 18 2012 in Civil Aviation)?threadid=5542411&searchid=5542904&s=repo#ID5542904

User currently offlinePilotRecruit From Canada, joined Jan 2007, 102 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 7 hours ago) and read 15488 times:

Quoting deltadc9 (Thread starter):
These were "Airbus 87" and "Airbus 88".

That was actually the airbus msn numbers, not their repo number.


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User currently offlineBralo20 From Belgium, joined May 2008, 735 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 7 months 5 hours ago) and read 13519 times:

Quoting eicvd (Reply 1):
No idea who the actual owner of those aircraft was but im almost certain they flew for Hellas Jet from Greece.

They were indeed reposessed when in use by Hellas Jet. AFAIK the planes are owned by Wells Fargo and are still stored today. Edit: One was scrapped.

[Edited 2012-10-03 04:31:44]

User currently offlineNASCARAirforce From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3187 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (3 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 5029 times:

I was just thinking of this show the other day. When I looked at Google maps on my phone at Gary In GYY - up in the northeast corner of the airfield, I am assuming this is their location. I saw a Challenger on the ramp, which may be the one that Popovich uses. I saw 3-4 airline sized jets parked near the hangars on the ramp, no where near the terminal - I think a couple A320s and 737-700s.

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