Sponsor Message:
Aviation Technical / Operations Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
BAX Operation Question & DC-10  
User currently offlineSJC-Alien From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 919 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 1227 times:

Does anybody know why BAX used a DC-10-(N107WA) into San Jose International 5/25/2000?,,instead of the usual DC-8...?

Thanks
SJC ALien

4 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineRichie From Switzerland, joined Dec 1999, 143 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1126 times:

Are we talking about the Word Airways DC10-30Convertible? The 'Junk', as it is known in the industry? Well, I guess BAX's 8 got a mechanical and the junk was the only one available on short notice... But that's just a guess.

User currently offlineSJC-Alien From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 919 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1110 times:

yeah,,,it was a -30...

sounds like you may be right, tho this is the first time I've seen a 'sub' on the BAX route here.....

Thx,,,anybody else..?

Alien


User currently offlineUPS Pilot From United States of America, joined May 1999, 871 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1089 times:

I think it was World who I saw during peak season last year who had to allow extra space on their main deck for spare parts. I couldn't believe it when I heard about it at first. An aircraft that had to carry around its own spares in case of a mechanical. I wanted to ask the pilots if they flew their mechanic in the jumpseat on all flights also.

User currently offlineDC-9CAPT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1080 times:

Carrying around spares in addition to MECH/OPS personnel is a pretty common practice on airlines like Tower, Sun Country, and World who do DOD contracts to air force bases/air stations without adequate ramp/A&P staff.


Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic BAX Operation Question & DC-10
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Tech/Ops related posts only!
  • Not Tech/Ops related? Use the other forums
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Question For DC-10 & MD-11 Pilots! posted Tue Oct 3 2000 23:52:16 by SW737-700
DC-9 & DC-10 Engine Questions? posted Thu Sep 18 2003 21:30:56 by Mr Spaceman
Old Photo Of DC-10: Tech/ops Question posted Wed Jun 22 2005 16:38:12 by September11
DC-10 Engine Vent Question. posted Thu May 26 2005 18:32:35 by Bruspotter
DC-10 Cockpit Window Question posted Sun Dec 26 2004 05:56:52 by Seamus
Rolls Royce & The DC-10/MD-11 posted Fri Mar 19 2004 22:07:28 by FlyCaledonian
DC-10-30 Engine Question. posted Tue Feb 24 2004 21:46:33 by Jkw777
DC-10 Interior Question posted Tue Apr 15 2003 04:14:02 by N312RC
NWA DC-10 Cockpit Question posted Thu Apr 18 2002 19:28:39 by AM744
Weird Dc-10 Gear Design Question. posted Mon Jan 14 2002 03:37:06 by N737MC

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format