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by KVH68
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 3 engine ferry PHX-LHR
Replies: 63
Views: 18563

Re: BA 747 3 engine ferry PHX-LHR

I have seen a 747-400 being ferried with only 3 operating engines. The fan blades were removed from the damaged engine and an aerodynamic cover was placed over the center of the engine to prevent air going into the compressor section.

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by KVH68
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

752: N597UA entered SAT 2824/13Nov, unknow work Regarding the SAT work, it appears ST Aerospace/VT San Antonio Aerospace Inc. is doing work that is unconfirmed as to the extent. All on sCO and sUA 752s and the 753. Scimitars or regular checks? There are currently 3 aircrafts in San Antonio: 0141 - ...

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by KVH68
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Here we go again. Lets give it another try. Hopefully this time the plane actually departs.

747-400
N121UA(8421)
SFO-TUP, 11/13, Flight# 2691, 09:00-14:48

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by KVH68
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
763 (2-class):
N663UA entered ILN 2793/9Nov (not quite sure what happens in ILN)


It is in Wilmington, OH for a C-check.

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by KVH68
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Update again

747-400
N121UA: no routing at this time. They have changed the routing on this plane like 3 days in a row. I don't know what is going on.

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by KVH68
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Update
747-400

N118UA (8418)
HNL-SFO, 11/8, Flight# 2796, 08:00-14:55
SFO-VCV, 11/9, Flight# 2695, 08:00-09:25

N121UA (8421)
SFO-TUP, 11/9, Flight# 2693, 09:00-14:48

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by KVH68
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 88432

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Here is the arrival in Honolulu http://mynewsfeed.today/player?s=facebook&f=bot&t=Final+United+747+flight+lands+in+Hawaii&img=https%3A%2F%2Fscontent.xx.fbcdn.net%2Fv%2Ft15.0-10%2F23382325_10155676516860479_8803280134581780480_n.jpg%3Foh%3D3df3344422b9b5acbe28c8e1f1406a19%26oe%3D5A67249E&...

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by KVH68
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

As an employee, if I had those photos, I would not be showing them on the internet.

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by KVH68
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Update

747-400
N121UA (8421)
SFO-VCV, 11/8, Flight# 2690, 08:00-09:25

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by KVH68
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400

N121UA (8421)
SFO-SFO, 11/8, Flight# 2696, 08:00-09:30, (test flight?)

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by KVH68
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400 N118UA SFO-HNL, 10/7, Flight# 0747, 11:00-14:45 HNL-SFO, 10/8, Flight# 2796, 08:00-14:55 I assume you mean the flights are on Nov 7th and Nov 8th? Sorry, my mistake. Here is an updated routing N118UA (8418) SFO-HNL, 11/7, Flight# 0747, 11:00-14:45 HNL-SFO, 11/8, Flight# 2796, 08:00-14:55 SF...

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by KVH68
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400

N118UA
SFO-HNL, 10/7, Flight# 0747, 11:00-14:45
HNL-SFO, 10/8, Flight# 2796, 08:00-14:55

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by KVH68
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I heard from an internal source that United is looking to acquire some used 767-300.

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by KVH68
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 88432

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Last United 747-400 flight

11/07, SFO-HNL, N118UA (8418), flight# 0747, 11:00-14:45

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by KVH68
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United close to acquire 30-40 used A319/A320
Replies: 91
Views: 22040

Re: United close to acquire 30-40 used A319/A320

I was told United was in the process of trying to get 85 A319s from Easy Jet.

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by KVH68
Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400

N118UA, ICN-SFO, 10/28
N121UA, ICN_SFO, 10/29

There is no further routing information for these two airplanes. I suspect one will be the primary aircraft for the SFO-HNL flight while the other will act as the backup in case the primary takes a sh*t at the gate.

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by KVH68
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400

N105UA, SFO-VCV, 10/29, #2801
N128UA, SFO-VCV, 10/29, #2800

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by KVH68
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400

N117UA, SFO-VCV, 10/28, #2786

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by KVH68
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400

N105UA, at SFO, no data
N107UA, SFO-VCV, 10/29, #2796
N117UA, no last flight data yet
N118UA, hub visit
N121UA, ICN-SFO, 10/29
N128UA, no last flight data yet
N174UA, SFO-VCV, 10/26, #2794
N175UA, SFO-VCV, 10/26, #2792
N180UA, SFO-VCV, 10/27, #2793

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by KVH68
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare UA 744 Appearance At EWR
Replies: 44
Views: 7662

Re: Rare UA 744 Appearance At EWR Now

ORD-ORD Flight# is 2774, 10:30 to 12:30

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by KVH68
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare UA 744 Appearance At EWR
Replies: 44
Views: 7662

Re: Rare UA 744 Appearance At EWR Now

This aircraft N118UA (8418) is scheduled to fly EWR-ORD, 14:30, October 24, Flight# 2782

Edit: Scheduled departure time is 14:30, but Estimated departure time is 12:30

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by KVH68
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should United bring back the Tulip?
Replies: 103
Views: 9586

Re: Should United bring back the Tulip?

I don't think we will see a logo change until 2020. 2020 is when we all get new uniforms.

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by KVH68
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400
Correction: N118UA is the second airplane to have the retro decal applied--not N119UA.

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by KVH68
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

747-400 N121UA had its "United" title covered over. In its place, a large decal with the words "United 747 Friend Ship" and four blue stars (70's livery). N119UA will receive the same decal. The plane looks really weird because it still has the globe on the tail, white and grey p...

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by KVH68
Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

77W

N59034 has had it's registration changed to N2534U

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by KVH68
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

772
N768UA is in Victorville for a 12 day paint job. It is scheduled to be returned to service on October 6.

There are two Airbus at Victorville for paint also (4629, 4643).

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by KVH68
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA retires old 777
Replies: 10
Views: 3373

Re: UA retires old 777

N768UA is in Victorville for painting.

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by KVH68
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

From looking at what kinds of work are done post delivery, the planes coming straight out of the factory are not compliant to carry passengers. They lack the necessary safety equipment.

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by KVH68
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
763 (2-class):
N671UA entered SFO 2794/22Sep, maintenance


Engine pylon inspection

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by KVH68
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

789
N26970 is scheduled to fly ORD-LAX on September 21. Flight# 2807, 15:15

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by KVH68
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

iahcsr wrote:
789
N26970 This one was delivered a month ago and has yet to fly a single paying passenger. Today it ferried SEAPAE UA2777 19Sep. Something’s afoot :tongue2:


It will fly PAE-ORD on September 20. Flight# 2700 at 09:30. It might be another employee flight.

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by KVH68
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 88432

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

An employee told me the company plans to keep 2 aircraft in the fleet. I am assuming they will be used for military and other charters. Has anyone heard of this?

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by KVH68
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 88432

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone know the status of N121UA?


N121UA is at SFO

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by KVH68
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

CALTECH wrote:
Might be nothing, but intriguing none the less,

737-600 has been added to the AMM.......


Yes, you are correct! I went into the AMM and notice the "6." I looked in the Effectivity Selector hoping to see aircraft numbers for the 600 series, but there is nothing there so far.

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by KVH68
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

789
N26970 is scheduled to fly SEA-BFI on September 19. Flight# 2777

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by KVH68
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

iahcsr wrote:
763 Polaris
N644UA was doing EWR LHR turns.... now It's EWR HAM for the next few days.
789
N26970 still at SEA... whatever the mods/fixes they seem to be taking quite awhile.


All the maintenance work on N26070 is done. There is still no routing for it yet.

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by KVH68
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

789 N26970 has been in SEA for two weeks now. Induction was done in DEN before going north. Any info on what's going on with it? Airplane was supposed to leave SEA on the 7th, but they found something in the cabin that was installed in the wrong location. There is no routing for the plane at this t...

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by KVH68
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

That picture was taken at the San Francisco Maintenance Base (SMB). The planes are parked in front of Dock 1 and Dock 2

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by KVH68
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 88432

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

N181UA is flying EWR-BRI, Flight# 2544, August 27, 18:30

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by KVH68
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

About 2 weeks ago, a 767-400 was ferried to SFO for repairs after a tire blew out and damaged a fairing and right inboard flap.

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by KVH68
Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Boston92 wrote:
Does anyone know why N419UA has been stuck in SBA for two days?


One of the left main landing gear tire blew up and caused damage to the airplane.

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by KVH68
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

That's the most bizarre thing I've read in ages. Boeing has offered this feature on the 737 for DECADES. We had ONE aircraft in our 737-200 fleet that had it. It was great- saved a ton of time and pointless "work" to service crew O2. But why would United have it fitted to just the last 4 ...

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by KVH68
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

These planes will be equipped with an oxygen service port rather than replaceable crew oxygen bottles. That's the most bizarre thing I've read in ages. Boeing has offered this feature on the 737 for DECADES. We had ONE aircraft in our 737-200 fleet that had it. It was great- saved a ton of time and...

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by KVH68
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 423
Views: 88432

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

N181UA is currently at SFO. It is scheduled to have an A-check done there.

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by KVH68
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

777W N2138U It would seem this one didn't get as much induction work done while stuck at PAE as I thought. It's been at SFO since 25July. N2243U Still at PAE getting Polaris-ed. Should be ready for SEA 7/8 Aug.... hopefully. Induction for N2138U is complete. It is currently still at SFO having the ...

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by KVH68
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

777W N2138U It would seem this one didn't get as much induction work done while stuck at PAE as I thought. It's been at SFO since 25July. N2243U Still at PAE getting Polaris-ed. Should be ready for SEA 7/8 Aug.... hopefully. Induction for N2138U is complete. It is currently still at SFO having the ...

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by KVH68
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 77W at ONT
Replies: 36
Views: 8498

Re: UA 77W at ONT

Don't forget, this plane completed induction in SEA and sat there for like 7 days after induction. It flew an employee flight from PAE to ORD. Then it was ferried to LAX where it sat for another 5 days.

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by KVH68
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Computer is showing that they are starting the Polaris seat installation on 2143 today. It has a completion date of August 7

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by KVH68
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Last week SEA opened a placeholder maintenance page for ordering parts for 2138. A maintenance entry to ferry the airplane to SFO was made on July 24. Perhaps they will finish the induction at the SFO maintenance base. We will see how things play out as the day goes on.

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by KVH68
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1849
Views: 295105

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

77W
N2138U is scheduled to fly PAE-SFO for an A-check on July 25. Flight# 2686, 14:00.

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