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N798SW Former Aloha?  
User currently offlineSJCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 579 posts, RR: 1
Posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 985 times:

I hear thru the grapevine at work that our 798 is an ex-aloha airlines plane. Today, it came in, so I went up inside and sure enough, there were 3 compartments on the ceiling for life-rafts, but none were in there...can anybody confirm this former plane?


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User currently offlineScorpio From Belgium, joined Oct 2001, 5297 posts, RR: 43
Reply 1, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 958 times:

Well, the grapevine was wrong... N798SW is the former N700EW of Eastwinds Airlines:

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User currently offlineLoveFieldFlyer From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 80 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 924 times:

That is correct. The 'AD' in the model 737-7AD is the code for Eastwind Airlines. Here are links to the registration and Boeing customer codes.


User currently offline737doctor From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 1332 posts, RR: 35
Reply 3, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 903 times:

Our fleet status chart agrees.

The aircraft is ex-Eastwind.

Patrick Bateman is my hero.
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