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Airtran DC9 Still Around In MCO

Mon Sep 13, 2004 4:44 am

Why is Airtarn keeping the derelict DC9 around thats parked at their hangar in MCO? All the other ones have been scrapped.
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RE: Airtran DC9 Still Around In MCO

Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:07 am

They are trying to sell it to NW...
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RE: Airtran DC9 Still Around In MCO

Mon Sep 13, 2004 6:43 am

NW probably already bought it. They quit painting planes for the summer, remember?
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RE: Airtran DC9 Still Around In MCO

Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:15 am

The DC9 that is hanging around the US Bac1-11 and the AA 727 is there for future fire and emergency operations training. So far the engines are off and the flaps and slats are fully extended.

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