Tbird
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AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 12:20 pm

Greetings:

Well we all know how the news gets aircraft types wrong all the time but when an airline gets it own aircraft wrong you have to wonder. Checkout AA's corporate home page. Under the 737-800 characteristics they have pictured a 737-200 instead of a 737-800  Nuts Check it out.

http://www.amrcorp.com/facts/sheets/boeing737.htm
http://www.amrcorp.com/corpinfo.htm

Thanx
Tom
 
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 12:24 pm

Things that make you go hmmmmm...............
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AA767400
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 12:29 pm

ya, that is a ex aircal 737. which is pretty funny, becuase you would think
they would have noticed.
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bobcat
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 12:31 pm

I sincerely hope they don't get the non-interchangeable 200/800 parts mixed up when working on these 737s...  Big grin
 
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 6:44 pm

At last, the JT8 engines are back, this time on a full-glass-cockpit aircraft !
Must be great fun flying !


Wishful thinking.....

 
EGFF
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 7:03 pm

Perhaps they are thinking of bringing back the 732 in place of the 738, i wouldn't moan  Big grin
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Wed Jun 26, 2002 11:39 pm

EGFF- If that was the case, the Fokkers would throw a fit!

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CoAir@IAH
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 1:54 am

It looks like they fixed it.
I see a 737-800 in cruise flight now.
Can anyone confirm?

 
Leftypilot79
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 1:57 am

Darn it...I wanted to see the 732. Yeah..its a 738 now.


aaron  Smile
 
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 2:19 am

You'd think they could pick a better picture for their flagship plane... http://www.aa.com/content/aboutAA/ourPlanes/boeing777.jhtml
 
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 3:05 am

Yeah I see it fixed too. You think someone from AA was reading this?

TNNH
 
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 3:13 am

I suspect that the people who manage the AMR website are great at running the website but not that great at telling the difference between various models of 737.

BR715: Does you hatred of AA have anything to do with them returning the ex-TWA 717's to Boeing? Or did they lose your luggage?
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 3:44 am

they must be reading this....
 
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RE: AA 737-800 Mistaken For 737-200

Thu Jun 27, 2002 5:54 am

I see a 737-800 on the AMR Corp. website.  Smile