lgbguy
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1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Mon Mar 31, 2003 9:58 am

Anyone have any info on the first rev flight of a Midwest 717?

Looking for info on routing, flight number, pax on board, date ect.

Thanks for any help.

lgbguy
 
DeltaMD11
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:00 am

Correct me if I'm wrong, but Midwest already has it's 717's in revenue passenger service. Note, I made 717 plural. I believe they had their second bird delivered either last week or the week before.

Bryan
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Ilyushin96M
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:30 am

The first 717 flight for paying passengers was to Philadelphia. N902ME has been to Philly, Tampa and Dallas so far.
 
DeltaMD11
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:32 am

Hmmm,
Maybe I misread what you were saying??  Sad
Too often we ... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
 
lgbguy
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Tue Apr 01, 2003 2:39 am

Yes, I'm trying to get info on the date that the 1st rev. flight took place, routing, flt. number, pax count.

The second airplane (N903ME) did deliver last friday and the third airplane (N904ME) is now on the flight ramp.

Thanks again.

lgbguy
 
jr
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Tue Apr 01, 2003 5:01 am

I have seen the 717 in dallas more than a few times, substituting for the regularly scheduled DC9s. There was one on the morning flight on saturday.

Has scheduled services with the 717s begun, or are they just doing substitution runs at the moment? Anyone with any info on that?

Thanks,
Josh
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jettblasterp
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Tue Apr 01, 2003 2:27 pm

I believe it was F610 MKE-TPA 3/16/03. I will check it tomorrow. It might be too late for me to check easily, but I will found out for you. 903ME should be online 4/3.
 
Ilyushin96M
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Tue Apr 01, 2003 4:10 pm

Hey, Brian. Big grin Good to see you posting!

N902ME is currently flying MKE-TPA-MKE, MKE-PHL-MKE and MKE-DFW-MKE. N903ME will fly MKE-MCI-SAT-MCI- SAT-MCI, overnight, then do the return route. She is currently undergoing mods at the YX hangar here, and will enter revenue service late next week (April 11th).
 
jettblasterp
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Wed Apr 02, 2003 3:45 am

Lgbguy,

I just did some checking and I was wrong. The first rev flight for N902ME was on 3/18 Flight 610 MKE/TPA. Hope that helps with your website.

Britt,

Thanks! 902 and 903 will not be specific to those routes, they will be interchangable. They are just 2 different 717 lines, not specifically which a/c. One of them...not sure which yet, will do its first overnight stay at an outstation in BOS this Saturday night! BOS is honored!
 
lgbguy
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Wed Apr 02, 2003 2:31 pm

Jettblasterp,

Thanks for the information, it is much apprecitated.

It will be for both my website and the delivery story that I co-wrote for Airliners Magazine.

Thank you again for the info.

lgbguy
 
Ilyushin96M
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Wed Apr 02, 2003 2:39 pm

Update - N903ME enters service this Thursday. Big grin
 
Flyer732
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Wed Apr 02, 2003 3:12 pm

There was one in ATL about a week ago.
 
jettblasterp
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RE: 1st Midwest 717 Rev Flight

Wed Apr 02, 2003 3:13 pm

Make sure you let me know which issue of Airliners that will be in. I will be sure to pick it up.