kurt
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Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 5:43 am

Quick question:

Yesterday on arrival from SFO on UA, I noticed a 757 parked northwest of the C concourse (just south of the Continental hangar). It was all white with a black tail that continued down to the bottom of the fuselage. It actually looked like a National 757 with its "rainbow N" removed. It had titles near the front of the fuselage but I couldn't read them. Anyone know more about this aircraft?

 
ChiGB1973
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 5:50 am

ATA has a new one. I thought it would be in our colors when it went in service. I have no idea?
 
RyDawg82
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 5:52 am

Just a guess, but was this the bird you saw?

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Have seen this aircraft through Denver several time for over a year now operating charter flights by Ryan International Airlines.

Hope this helps,
Ryan
 
toltommy
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 5:58 am

It's United's soon to be announced carrier-within-a-carrier-within-a-carrier. I understand it's for those who think Ted has too many frills. This one will be called "Ed"....  Big grin
 
kurt
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 6:01 am

Geez, you guys are quick  Smile

Yeah, that is definitely it. I guess it just looked black from my vantage point. Was this an ex-National 757, though?

I wouldn't mind flying a 757 to Cancun instead of ratty old 727 or MD-80.
 
RyDawg82
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 6:02 am

Ed...."Within tED, Part of uniTED"
-R

[Edited 2004-05-04 23:03:40]
 
RyDawg82
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 6:15 am

Hey Kurt Glad I could help....Looks like this bird first came online with Air Transat in November 1992 least from Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services, she flew as C-GTSE and while actual ownership changed a few times she still flew with Air Transat. On 5-28-02 her Canadian registration was cancelled and in November 2002 FINOVA Capital Corporation registered this bird N310FV, then leased/operated by Ryan International Airlines in January 2003.


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Ryan
 
InnocuousFox
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RE: Mystery 757 At DEN

Wed May 05, 2004 7:20 am

I actually grabbed a picture of that on March 29th but never bothered to upload it. It was parked northwest of the C concourse, however.
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