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How Many Ex-Eastern's 757s Still Active?  
User currently offlinedoulasc From United States of America, joined Dec 2011, 530 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 12325 times:

After Eastern shut down in 1991 US Air took on a lot of their 757s,how many are still with US Airways today or active elsewhere?

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User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20563 posts, RR: 62
Reply 1, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 12263 times:

http://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Eastern%20Airlines-history-b757.htm


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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 12252 times:
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AeroWesty,

The Mexican Presidential Transport, TP-01 is a 225, I don´t see it in that list. Where would it appear?.



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User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20563 posts, RR: 62
Reply 3, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 12185 times:

You'd have to click on each original registration to see the history of each plane. Many have had several operators.


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User currently onlineTS-IOR From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 3473 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 12123 times:

Check with reg. XC-UJM

User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20563 posts, RR: 62
Reply 5, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 12074 times:

Quoting TS-IOR (Reply 4):
XC-UJM

So that's MSN 22690, and the airfleets.com list ends with 22689. Perhaps EA cancelled some orders and 22690 was picked up by the Mexican govt.?



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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 30
Reply 6, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 12030 times:
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Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 5):
So that's MSN 22690, and the airfleets.com list ends with 22689. Perhaps EA cancelled some orders and 22690 was picked up by the Mexican govt.?

I don´t now. It arrived in 1986, 1987. Spent time in Dallas being VIP retrofitted. Maybe aircraft for heads of state are not listed publicly?



MGGS
User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20563 posts, RR: 62
Reply 7, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 12018 times:

If you search XC-UJM in the photo database, it gives the MSN #. That's how I backed into it. The Boeing orders page might also have some info. It's like how UA had 744s with -451 as the customer code. They took over planes initially ordered by NW.


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User currently onlineTS-IOR From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 3473 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11961 times:

Delivered new to Mexican Air Force in Nov. 1987 so it wasn't taken by EA  

User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 30
Reply 9, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11949 times:
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Quoting TS-IOR (Reply 8):
Delivered new to Mexican Air Force in Nov. 1987 so it wasn't taken by EA

Great to know, thanks. I always thought it was a hand down from EA. In a year and a half it will be gone and a new 787-8 will fill its place.



MGGS
User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20563 posts, RR: 62
Reply 10, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11931 times:

Here's another view, by customer code/type, with the status and last known operator listed:

http://www.airfleets.net/listing/b757-7-typeasc.htm



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User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3081 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11913 times:

EA had two 757s ordered that they didn't take up...

22690.....delivered 11/16/87 to Mexican president
22691.....delivered 12/10/87 to America West

22689 was taken up by EA but leased to LTE Intl Airways 02/90

All of the US Airways 757s from EA should be gone



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User currently offlinejetfixr757 From Jamaica, joined Jan 2006, 146 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11868 times:

I know NASA has one.

User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3081 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11720 times:

NASA had the first EA 757, N501EA acquired 12/94 reg N557NA thru 2009

Now appears to be N144DC with L-3 Capital LLC, Helena, MT



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User currently offlineav757 From Colombia, joined Apr 2004, 660 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 8882 times:
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The best compilation and updated source of all kinds of information related solely to the Boeing 757 is Marcel van Noordenne´s website at the following link. Here you can find all kinds of information in well organized database of the venerable B757.

Regards:
AV757

http://www.b757.info/


User currently offlineRoseflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9619 posts, RR: 52
Reply 15, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 7525 times:

I believe the correct answer is 7, but only 4 would be in regular use (1 at FedEx, 3 at DHL) since all the others are private owners and not airlines.


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User currently offlineBAC111 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 6646 times:

Quoting AR385 (Reply 9):
Great to know, thanks. I always thought it was a hand down from EA. In a year and a half it will be gone and a new 787-8 will fill its place.

So, the Mexican Air Force will take delivery of a 787-8 for Presidential travel?


User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3081 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 6521 times:

Quoting BAC111 (Reply 16):
So, the Mexican Air Force will take delivery of a 787-8 for Presidential travel?

Yes and it will be a 789.



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12138 posts, RR: 51
Reply 18, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3519 times:

Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 17):
Quoting BAC111 (Reply 16):So, the Mexican Air Force will take delivery of a 787-8 for Presidential travel?
Yes and it will be a 789.

I thought they bought the B-787-8 test aircraft ZA-006. Is that not correct?


User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6187 posts, RR: 30
Reply 19, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 3064 times:
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Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 18):
I thought they bought the B-787-8 test aircraft ZA-006. Is that not correct?

No. There were a few issues with that. I´m not sure wether it was financing or some other. So they piggy backed on the AM order and will be getting a new one.



MGGS
User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6422 posts, RR: 17
Reply 20, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2600 times:

Didnt one crash in the Atlantic Ocean in 1996?


Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3081 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2565 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 20):
Didnt one crash in the Atlantic Ocean in 1996?

Yes that was Birgenair operating the former N516EA.



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User currently offlinesturmovik From India, joined May 2007, 509 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1561 times:

Honeywell has ln #5, N757HW. Used as an engine test bed for business jet engines (HTF series mostly).


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