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by iahcsr
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 229
Views: 54786

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... iew?pli=1#
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Geoff1947 wrote:
We seem to have reached the stage where rollouts are dominated by the 77F. Please could someone supply a list of line numbers for the next 77Ws in the firing order ?

Geoff

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... iew?pli=1#

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

78J N17002 B1 17OCT CHSCHS Note: N14001 hasn’t flown since its return to CHS after hurricane ‘whatever’. Given it’s scheduled for delivery 1Nov obviously there will be at least a couple.. probably after the 25th. N17002 B2 18Oct CHSFTW for painting. I hadn’t noticed this before but Boeing uses the ...

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

78J
N17002 B1 17OCT CHSCHS
Note: N14001 hasn’t flown since its return to CHS after hurricane ‘whatever’. Given it’s scheduled for delivery 1Nov obviously there will be at least a couple.. probably after the 25th.

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of UA's Airbus Fleet
Replies: 42
Views: 7336

Re: Future of UA's Airbus Fleet

Actually we are getting 7 more from CZ next year plus the the 20 Cfm powered ones from Easyjet starting in 2020 Thank you for the correction. Seems planespotters.net and airfleet got it wrong. How many in total pre-loved A319 will UA end up with once all are inducted into service? Will they do modi...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of UA's Airbus Fleet
Replies: 42
Views: 7336

Re: Future of UA's Airbus Fleet

FA9295 wrote:
Didn't UA receive a whole bunch of used A319/A320 jets from CZ not too long ago? I'm sure they're not wanting to get rid of those anytime soon...

14 so far. At least seven more in ‘19 and 20+ after that.

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by iahcsr
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

738: UPDATED GUM swap N79279 exited HOU 2692/26Sep as a GUM unit N36280 exited IAH 2735/25Sep as a GUM unit. N37293 exited HOU 2763/11Oct as Domestic unit, GUM swap N39297 entered HOU 2732/9Oct, most likely a GUM swap unit. 763: N685UA (former N590HA), sked to ferry MCI-GYR 2709/13Oct for short ter...

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by iahcsr
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

738: UPDATED GUM swap N79279 exited HOU 2692/26Sep as a GUM unit N36280 exited IAH 2735/25Sep as a GUM unit. N37293 exited HOU 2763/11Oct as Domestic unit, GUM swap N39297 entered HOU 2732/9Oct, most likely a GUM swap unit. 763: N685UA (former N590HA), sked to ferry MCI-GYR 2709/13Oct for short ter...

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by iahcsr
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 170284

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Any UA folks here that can tell us why N37507 flew back to BFI from SEA yesterday as UA2686 and has just left for IAH as UA2685 a few mins ago? Boeing related issue(s) or a charter? Delivery Ceremony per United & Boeing https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpQYO-gV4AInb8E.jpg https://twitter.com/united/...

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA A320 engine failure today
Replies: 4
Views: 2201

Re: UA A320 engine failure today

If it were an “explosion”, then must have been uncontented... Faro Most likely a compressor stall... no explosion, but a rather loud ‘BOOM’ is heard. If it was an actual explosion there’d be passenger vids all over social media in no time. :duck: Definitely N443UA, Ship 4643. Almost certainly an en...

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air bankruptcy
Replies: 185
Views: 35937

Re: Primera Air bankruptcy

Sad to hear, lets see who can take those A321NEO and Max orders (first one already build) 7163 737-9 Primera Air https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1964/44028490765_2179429420_c.jpg 7163 737-9 Primera Air by 737 MAX Production , on Flickr For the A321neo, there is a rumour that BA are interested in tak...

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Source? First/Top? tweet reply to this from the original poster. “Swapping out the pilot crew so another set of pilots get a takeoff and landing.” https://twitter.com/todayinthesky/status/1049725781583245312?s=21 Thanks. Seems to be reliable looking at his other posts and he was on the flight as we...

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Any idea why N660UA flew ORD-CDG-ORD yesterday, rather than the usual LHR rotation? For now will this single 3-class frame just randomly replace 2-class 767 routes out of ORD? it's a capacity drop of 30 seats. Most likely an equipment substitution... I would presume/hope the flight wasn’t booked fu...

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M N37507 shows scheduled SEABFI on 10Oct. I suspect this will be for another employee “delivery” flight, probably BFIIAH. Could be absolutely wrong, but methinks not. Methought correctly. UA2685 BFIIAH 11Oct. Should be filled to the brim with lucky UA employees. In the press release it will no do...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

What's the schedule for 77W PE retrofit? Seems odd that UA takes one a/c out for a two week period at random times vs. one dedicated line. Perhaps we'll see one dedicated line when the last 77W arrives. Any idea if arrival is Oct/Nov/Dec? That is the big Q.. for delivery this year it really has to ...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M
N37507 shows scheduled SEABFI on 10Oct. I suspect this will be for another employee “delivery” flight, probably BFIIAH. Could be absolutely wrong, but methinks not.

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by iahcsr
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 871 Sunday Oct 7 SFO-TPE
Replies: 10
Views: 2655

Re: UAL 871 Sunday Oct 7 SFO-TPE

cha747 wrote:
iahcsr wrote:
Take a look at UA47 FRAIAH 7OCT..



Are the 2 flights related???

Only in the sense UA is just having one of those days..

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by iahcsr
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 871 Sunday Oct 7 SFO-TPE
Replies: 10
Views: 2655

Re: UAL 871 Sunday Oct 7 SFO-TPE

Take a look at UA47 FRAIAH 7OCT..

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by iahcsr
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Test frame 787-10 BOE002 is heading back to CHS from FTW after being there for a month. Still pinging N565ZC from the transponders. Due into CHS at 8pm local - I wonder if our roving reporter Mr. Cass may be able to catch a glimpse of it and update us on the paint scheme status? :crossfingers: If i...

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by iahcsr
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 170284

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I expect it will still go for the aux tanks fitting as the contract for that work would have been set in place quite some time ago and would probably prove to be rather costly to cancel at this stage. Just guessing here though; I don't have any facts on the new plan for it since Primera went pop. T...

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by iahcsr
Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

Except that co loves Boeing. Except CO doesn't exist any more. It's strange to read UA will make big business decisions because they love Boeing and DL will make big business decisions because they hate Boeing. IMHO both will do what is best for the bottom line. Isn’t amazing how common sense doesn...

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by iahcsr
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

When you say “First” does that mean the 4 CRJ-200’s are brand new or just renovated or repainted? Thanks They are used. ExpressJet will be getting 20 frames. Repainted yes. Renovated no. I’ve heard ExpressJet may be getting something new in the not too distant future... Won’t say more than that as ...

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by iahcsr
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

All of the arguments for small, bite sized orders make sense. But I was under the impression that larger orders got a larger discount. I wonder how much more UA had to pay to order in smaller increments. Given multiple previous 787 orders perhaps they already have good pricing. I don't see why this...

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 24630

Re: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD

The overreaction by the media this morning (I live in Australia) was nothing short of hysterical. Live crosses to the airport to their reporter "on the ground". Talking about a "major emergency" with the plane "running out of fuel". Roads being closed. It was absolutel...

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 24630

Re: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD

OK, they declared Mayday to get priority handling and perhaps because their filed alternate was out of range. But why would they then refuse track shortening and decline others offers of priority handling (alternate runway, etc...)? Perhaps because they knew if there were no further delays the plan...

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

Anyone know what the penalty costs will be if that’s the ultimate decision? :scratchchin: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :eyepopping: :faint: Well, as was mentioned, they'd have to deal with the massive cancellation costs of the contract with Rolls-Royce and, as someone else mentioned, usua...

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 24630

Re: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD

For those who care about such things it was N27958 involved... it’s currently SYDSFO as UA970. It departed the gate on time, but ETA SFO is 35min late...

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by iahcsr
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

It wouldn't surprise me if we cancel the A350 orders and just go with all Boeing for the international fleet. It would surprise me if we do take delivery of the A350s. Anyone know what the penalty costs will be if that’s the ultimate decision? :scratchchin: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :e...

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 170284

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

WoodysAeroimag wrote:
Nicknuzzii wrote:
Anyone know what will happen to Primeras Max 9s? And do they already have the extra fuel tanks installed ? Would these aircraft be deliverable to United or Copa for example ?


Not sure. Good thing only 1 was built.

But how many more are already “in precess”?

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by iahcsr
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

CassidysVacay wrote:
I'll be there to capture all the CHS built frames!

N17002 rolled out a few days ago... presume it’s in the paint hanger atm.

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When is 78J GE certification by FAA due?
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Re: When is 78J GE certification by FAA due?

If what I am think of is what you are talking about, it might have just happened. The 787 TCDS was updated on 9/21/2018, and the 787-10 section includes the GEnx-1B74/75/P2 and GEnx-1B76/P2 engines. http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgMakeModel.nsf/0/466a0454d09e7c7a862583120070367...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

Airbus A-350 is in serivce around the world. Boeing B-787 is in service around the world. Airbus A-350 order keeps getting deferred. Increasing the order while delaying deliveries kept a contract penalty from kicking in for the deferral. Boeing B-787 keeps getting ordered and delivered. A-350 might...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When is 78J GE certification by FAA due?
Replies: 5
Views: 1518

Re: When is 78J GE certification by FAA due?

UA’s first 78J has pretty much been just sitting at CHS (other than the hurricane evacuation) for a couple months. Whether this is due to the certification matter or something else, I don’t know. Current schedule is for delivery November 1st. The second just rolled off FAL, third to start FAL soon, ...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

When is the delivery date for Etihad and United 787-10 You can check here http://nyc787.blogspot.com/ for future reference. Sheet #3 in Excel file for current production list. Etihad's will be delivered today 1st October 2018, United 1st November 2018, not sure if this is a typo. No typo.. Nov 1st ...

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

It was 73Gs, not 738s, but you are absolutely correct these were not a really good idea and the new deal was much, much better.

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by iahcsr
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 30294

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

UALMMFlyer wrote:
Can anyone tell when was the last time an Airbus plane was delivered to UA (not ordered but delivered)?

Two ex CZ A320s and several 319s were delivered this year. But new from Airbus.... 2002 apparently. :old:

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by iahcsr
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

iahcsr wrote:
39M
N37507 7th Max C1 28th.. Should have WiFi already installed this time. Induction at HOU or elsewhere ?

Elsewhere it is... N37507 delivery UA2707 30Sep BFISEA.

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by iahcsr
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M
N37507 7th Max C1 28th.. Should have WiFi already installed this time. Induction at HOU or elsewhere ?

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by iahcsr
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

A quick shout out to iahcsr, calpsafltskeds, CALTECH, and many others for their on going support of this thread. We all appreciate it. Second that. Knowing what's going on in the fleet and the airline makes my job a lot easier. Thank you for including me in that list... but the others deserve much ...

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by iahcsr
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
iahcsr wrote:
presumably to be de-HA-ed as the first step in becoming N665UA

perhaps just a typo but i believe it is to become N685UA

You are correct... me and my big thumbs :tongue2: :crazy:

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by iahcsr
Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

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N590HA is currently enroute HNLMCI.. presumably to be de-HA-ed as the first step in becoming N665UA. Also presume she will join the other two at GYR until UA is ready to begin induction. Third presumption being they are #2,3,4 in line after N660UA, the last 3 class 76, gets to HKG.

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by iahcsr
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/10 ... 8716093441

Anyone know if Polaris has been installed or are they waiting for the shipset to arrive?
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qf789 wrote:
United Airlines 787-10 N14001 leaving PAE for CHS a few days ago

Image

https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/10 ... 8716093441

Anyone know if Polaris has been installed or are they waiting for the shipset to arrive?

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by iahcsr
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M N37507 B1 20Sep RNTMWHBFI Don’t believe it’s been painted yet. One per month in Oct/Nov/Dec? Any news on #18 77W delivery in Q4? Any delays on the 78J due to the hurricane? 1) The spacing between them looks about right for that, yes. 2) The list I look at all says ‘unknown customer’ and I don’t...

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by iahcsr
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 264942

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

39M
N37507 B1 20Sep RNTMWHBFI Don’t believe it’s been painted yet.

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by iahcsr
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

iahcsr wrote:
CassidysVacay wrote:


All of the 787's are coming back to CHS.

Appears only one did so far. No need to rush this time.

78J N14001 UA is enroute PAECHS as I type.

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by iahcsr
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 85
Views: 13763

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

Wonder if CX gets the engines and some other internal components back as spares?

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by iahcsr
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

CassidysVacay wrote:


All of the 787's are coming back to CHS.

Appears only one did so far. No need to rush this time.

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by iahcsr
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 170284

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I see mention of ‘skin repair’ in the above images. I’m presuming this is for damage received during the train ride from Kansas? I’ve heard people like to use the fuselages as target practice along the way. :cry:

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by iahcsr
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 979
Views: 246471

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Anyone know the status of Boeing CHS? Are they operational at all? Wonder when the 78s ferried out will head back... or might some stay at PAE for the predelivery work? Seeing the UA 78J in the fuel dock area made me go :scratchchin:

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by iahcsr
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 170284

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Anyone have any idea on when the next few 737 Max 9s will be delivered for United? N3707 is on the RNT flightline now... it has engines, assuming no delay waiting on any other parts, would expect delivery before month’s end. N37508 is not quite halfway down the FAL. Altogether four are supposed to ...

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by iahcsr
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 170284

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Accord to FlightAware N37507, UAs next Max9, did a test hop RNTRNT as BOE123 15Sep.. at 2AM :scratchchin: :!: :?:

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