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User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 12023 posts, RR: 14
Posted (14 years 12 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 882 times:

They are unrelated. I was just at BFI (Boeing Field) and saw a 737 (-500?) with winglets. It was bare metal, but there was a reg number: N128QS. Anyone have info on this one?
My other question is for any of the strikers. I noticed the plane spotting seems to be better on that side of the field. Will I be harassed too much if I just go there to plane spot? Thank you!

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User currently offline747-600X From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2804 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (14 years 12 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 748 times:

Actually it was a 737-800 you saw with winglets. Boeing is now producing a varient with winglets to increase efficiency.

User currently offlineB737-112 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 891 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (14 years 12 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 730 times:

Actually it was a 737-700 you saw. By simply typing in the tail# that you had written I came up with this. http://www5.landings.com/cgi-bin/nph-search_nnr?pass=22782731&nnumber=128qs

User currently offlineSammyk From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1690 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (14 years 12 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 710 times:

You both are probably right! It was most likely a BBJ, which of course is a hybrid of a -700 & -800. So when you look up the registration, it comes up as a -700, which it is most of. I don't think any of the winglet enhanced -800s are out yet, at least not the commercial ones, maybe a BBJ2.


User currently offlineEg777er From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 1838 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (14 years 12 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 692 times:

Last week there was a full page advert for a BBJ, in 'bare metal' configuration in the Financial Times of London. Did anyone else see this?

Wonder who bought it?

User currently offlineBoeingrulz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 497 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (14 years 12 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 674 times:
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No you will not be harassed if you go near the strikers they will be quite civil. Last Sunday I joined by cousin, a striking engineer, on the strike line at Boeing field. All strikers were more than courteous.

Spotting has never been better at Boeing field because they are parking 757's and 737's everywhere. One expecially good plance to see some 737's is down by the Museum of Flight mixed in with the museum's outdoor static display just south of the museum.


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