usflt1778
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AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 12:12 pm

For any interested PHL spotters...AF will be operating a 777 instead of 763 on Thursday 22 May. A/C F-GSPO will be arriving 1255 and departing 1800.
 
usairways85
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RE: AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 1:09 pm

Cool...I am getting out of school early too, so maybe i will be able to see it. Any specific reason for the equipment change. Doesn't the flight switch to a 330 pretty soon.
 
USAFHummer
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RE: AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 1:17 pm

My guess is that the AF 763 that normally operates PHL, F-GHGI, is in for maintenance, at present its AF's only 763 and used strictly for PHL...if its not available then its guaranteed PHL will be seeing another aircraft type in its place...

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usflt1778
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RE: AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 1:54 pm

No info on the reason for the change. Presumably maintenance-related for the 767. And yes, A330 service begins on 02 June.
 
JBirdAV8r
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RE: AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 3:28 pm

What happened to all the old 76's?

I remember seeing F-GHGG in PHL back in February.
I got my head checked--by a jumbo jet
 
USAFHummer
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RE: AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 9:25 pm

They have all been taken out of service over the past few months save -GHGI ...I would assume that once the A330 service begins in June -GHGI is history as well...

Greg
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flpuck6
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RE: AF 777 In PHL On 22 May

Thu May 22, 2003 10:16 pm

Yep, all 763s except -GHGI are gone ...

Neato for the 777 ... enjoy it USflt1778!!!

The 330s will look great at PHL Big grin
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