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NW 757-300s Back In Service Yet?  
User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 7929 posts, RR: 5
Posted (11 years 7 months 17 hours ago) and read 2520 times:

I know that NW sent back its 757-300 back to Boeing to do some upgrades on the cabin pressurization system.

Has the NW 753 been returned to service yet?

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User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 17 hours ago) and read 2488 times:

I never knew they left. I heard they have been flying since delivery.

User currently offlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7343 posts, RR: 28
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 17 hours ago) and read 2474 times:

NW now has 3 753's and possibly a 4th has now been delivered. I do not know whether they actually have had modification work done by Boeing or not. However, they were never all pulled from service. They are still flying their daily schedule.

User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5639 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 16 hours ago) and read 2386 times:

Okay- you folks must have disappeared from the forums for the last few weeks. Did you miss the huge arguments on whether or not NorthWest was keeping the 753 order? And on whether or not the 753 would eventually replace the DC-9-10s? And also- if and when NorthWest merges with Airtran, can they replace the 753 with 717-2BDs? And can you stick a Rolls Royce fan blade on a Pratt 2000? Yeah, a lot of the arguments were THAT ridiculous, but anyhow.

All of NW's 757-351s are "unsatisfactory" in that the Pratt engines are not capable of keeping the plane pressurized at some altitudes. AT LEAST ONE has been returned to Boeing. It is due for mods. We hope that all of this works out.

I do not know the answer to the original question.

Randall


User currently offlineHammer From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 687 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 16 hours ago) and read 2381 times:

There are 3 of them flying right now...#4 #5 #6 are currently in production in Seattle and will be delivered along with #7 by years end...

User currently offlineNWA ARJ From United States of America, joined May 2001, 547 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 15 hours ago) and read 2361 times:

But Wait, were not the rest of the 753's supposed to have rolls royce engines, only the first on had P&W's.


Nightmare 68, Fargo Tower, Runway 36, Fly Runway Heading, Mantain 10,000, Cleared For Takeoff, Change To Departure
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 14 hours ago) and read 2292 times:
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#3 was in Everett last week, don't know if it has been delivered yet.

N584NW is sitting in Renton and I have uploaded a picture.


User currently offlineDL Widget Head From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2071 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (11 years 7 months 4 hours ago) and read 2122 times:

I saw one at the gate at MSP looking good on Monday afternoon.

User currently offlineE7plnr From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 103 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (11 years 7 months 3 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

What are you guy's smokin?

NW has not sent any -300's back to Boeing.
NW will continue to accept delivery, approx 1/month
NW -300's will have P&W's
NW -300's do not have a pressurization problem- it is a computer configuration issue (EEC)-low power at climb.

You will start to see more of them now-MKE,PHX,MEM, just to name a few.


On another note NW decided to sent 1153 (DC-10-40) to the desert. There has not been enough charter work to keep it in service.
This leaves 1143 the last -40, It is used for charter work, and a possible spare until Jan 03


User currently offlineN79969 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (11 years 7 months 3 hours ago) and read 2070 times:

No NWA 757s are RR-powered and none on order will be.

User currently offlineDeltaflyertoo From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 1637 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (11 years 7 months ago) and read 2001 times:

E7plnr:

Apparently on this forum people are smokin a whole lot!  Smile


User currently offlineSegmentKing From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 7 months ago) and read 1992 times:

what do you mean? you can't put JT8Ds on a 757-300!!!!!!!

User currently offlineAfitch7881 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 814 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (11 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1916 times:

A Northwest 757-300 was just in Phoenix yesterday for the first time. It will be on the 1pm rotation every day until the spring months.


Eric


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