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Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 3:28 am

does anyone know why Hooters has a 757 in daytona? most likely charter, any specifics?

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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 3:32 am

Um, maybe the Daytona 500?

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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 3:39 am

Hooters is a HUGE NASCAR sponser. Charter?
 
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 7:18 am

Thought Hooters only had a couple of old 737s. They are moving up in the world. Got to love it and they have the best FAs!
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 7:54 am

Flying Race fans back home, we just had the DAYTONA 500 this past weekend.
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 8:22 am

Yea I saw it out there too and did a doubletake. I too thought that they only had 737's. I guess I was wrong though. Got a few pics of it. Might try to upload them.
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 8:27 am

While Hooters does have a 752, Im pretty sure it was a 733
 
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:11 am

See whats odd, is if it was a charter, the first time it came in ( as far as I am aware of) was after the race (this reported sighting), i wonder how they got here? I only got to work after it left unless it had come in for the duration of the Hershey's 300.
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:20 am

Bush and Hooters?! Big boobs everywhere!
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 4:02 pm

While Hooters does have a 752, Im pretty sure it was a 733

I saw it and am pretty sure it was a 752. I am almost a 100% sure about that. It was way too high off the ground to be a 733.

RL757PVD, if possible maybe you could find out for sure?

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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:34 pm

I saw it... it was most definatly a 752.. prolly here to bring people to/from the shootout or bring people home from race week.
 
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:42 pm

It was definately a 757. It was tail number N75OWL. I have pics of it. What a kool tail number.
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RE: Hooters At DAB

Wed Feb 18, 2004 12:37 am

Definitly was a 757. While I was preflighting out on the Riddle ramp last night I saw it taxi out and take off. It mustn't have been going far, or must have been pretty light becuase it didn't take long for that thing to get off the ground. It was nice seeing an aircraft larger than an RJ or an MD88 climb into the skies over Daytona.

On Sunday night after the race I sat out at 25R and watched all the biz jets leave. That was fun. Also saw the AirTran 717 and the C-5 Galaxy depart, as well as Air Force One earlier in the day.

It was a good weekend, although I was hoping Delta would have brought in a widebody, but I guess the pax loads didn't merit that. There is always next year.

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RE: Hooters At DAB

Wed Feb 18, 2004 3:45 am

Hooters, Yep, you are correct a 7572...
http://hootersair.com/about/fleet/757-200.asp
Hooters has 4 of them now... or they just added their fourth one...I guess the business is good!
What I understood is that this 757 was a charter by Pace Airlines, they are travel partners with Hooters air. If you check out their website, you can see for your self.
http://www.paceairline.com

Well hope some of you guys and gals can upload it to A.Net.. I got a few pics myself, but I think the sun was a bit too bright, so the quality is not so good to be accepted by A.net ....
Anyone got some nice G-V or Falcon 2000s pics?? or the 737 from Pace? The wind was really good on Sunday afternoon, 25R approach, if you hung out in the Columbia parking lot...!! Unfortunately I could not take any pictures, because of bush his security procedures at the airport he had me sitting under the wing of the C-5 for nearly 1 hour along with the C5 crew and worst was my camera was in the office. I hope you guys will be able upload some pics soon. Well it will be a while, if you take a look at the upload cue?
Hope to see Hooters back soon...! (Maybe for the Pepsi 400??)

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RE: Hooters At DAB

Wed Feb 18, 2004 4:28 am

I took several pictures all weekend, mostly from the Columbia parking lot here at Riddle. I doubt any are airliners.net quality, because it was too cloudy, and my digi-cam doesn't favor overcast skies too well.

I uploaded a few, we'll see how that goes.

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RE: Hooters At DAB

Thu Feb 19, 2004 5:48 am

It was there to pickup the race teams for the Bush race on monday it went from DAB to CLT. IT just happened to be in the area of DAB so Pace just flew it in there instead of ferrying one from CLT or INT.

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