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USN 733 Large SCD

Thu Nov 08, 2001 11:45 pm

http://www.boeing.com/defense-space/military/c40/images/airplane1.jpg

What is this plane used for? It has a huge SCD for a 733.
 
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RE: USN 733 Large SCD

Thu Nov 08, 2001 11:46 pm

Its a combi, for freight and passengers. As a military aircraft it could carry all sorts of things.
 
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RE: USN 733 Large SCD

Fri Nov 09, 2001 12:00 am

There are a few more combined aircraft.
Lufthansa converted a few B737-300 to combined freight and passenger planes naming them QC (Quick change)!

But right now they are selling them because these are worn and old now!
 
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RE: Not A B733

Fri Nov 09, 2001 12:42 am

It's not a B737-300, it is a US Navy C40 which is a special (B737-700).
 
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RE: USN 733 Large SCD

Fri Nov 09, 2001 1:09 am

LH744,

LH`s 73QCs did not operate joint pax/cargo flights but weeknightly intra-german mail flights. At these occassions all seatpallets were removed to give way for several large cargo containers filled with mail...
But this was back in the "good old days"...

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RE: USN 733 Large SCD

Fri Nov 09, 2001 1:26 am

Southwest will want this option---gets the people on and off quicker...!
 
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RE: USN 733 Large SCD

Fri Nov 09, 2001 5:27 pm

Actually I am surprised that Alaska hasn't tried to get a couple of -700's built as combis.

They would be more suited for the ANC-SEA freight run that the -200QC's are running on now.l
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