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North American B767 At Shannon  
User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1682 times:

Parked in front of Lufthansa's Paint facility at Shannon today was a B767-300 in North American colurs. No titles or registration.

I'm trying to work out which of the 767s that have been parked around SNN recently this is.

Does anyone have any knowledge of which 767 NA are expecting?

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User currently offlineFlight Level From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1678 times:

I was not aware that they had 767s on order.

User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1658 times:

Neither was I, that's why I posted.

User currently offlineJayhup From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1639 times:

They have purchased/leased two of them. One is an ex-Ansett 763 the other is from Air Madagascar but I'm not 100% sure. They are there to be overhauled and painted and should be here in the US fairly soon. North American was looking to expand it's flying for the US Gov't and also increase cargo space to places like Georgetown, Guyana.....

JH



User currently offlineBWIA330 From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 919 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1603 times:

Hey,

Same here. I wasnt aware of NA purchasing the 767's. They sure would compete directly against Universal Airlines now on the JFK-GEO and JFK-POS route.

Regards,

BWIA330


User currently offlineJayhup From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1587 times:

NA does very well on the JFK-GEO route but because they operate a 757 they cannot take all of the baggage and end up paying Universal to take it for them. Now with the 767, NA can carry all of their own baggage and save a couple of extra bucks.

Also they plan on using them for their miltary charter work.


User currently offlineLt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1582 times:

"Also they plan on using them for their miltary charter work. "

yes we use them often (and ATA) the NA birds are usually a good trip.

Ciao and Hook 'em Horns,
Lt-AWACS


User currently offlineEI-ASO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1575 times:

Hi Folks

One in Shannon and the other is here in Dublin , ex Ansett VH-BZF, painted this week in full North American colours, reg N767NA

Rgds
Mark


User currently offlineJayhup From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1569 times:

Mark...

Thanks for the specifics. Do you know who was the old owner of the other one? I thought they told me it was Air Madagascar or maybe Air Malta. I aint too sure....

JH


User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 9, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1551 times:

Mark, thanks for that.

If anyone can tell me how to post the digital shot I took of it directly into this thread, I'll do so.


User currently offlineJayhup From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1486 times:

Phil,

I don't know how but hopefully someone can help because I'd love to see what the a/c looks like...

JH


User currently offlineAviatsiya.ru From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1445 times:

PhilB

If you wish to email the photo to me on scotty@aeroplane.ru I can upload it to my webspace and link it from there for you.


User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1434 times:

I'll sort this out when I return this evening



User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1357 times:

http://images.fotki.com/v7/free/465f/1/16007/124833/Dscf4409-or.jpg

Sorry for the obstructions but this is the only side view from a public place and entailed crawling through a very wet hedge!!


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