All4BWI
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Boeing BFI To BWI

Fri Nov 12, 2004 2:14 am

Saw this on the flight tracker, I have no idea what this is all about. Can anyone help me out?

Airline Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
Flight Number 57A
Departure City (Airport) Seattle, WA (BFI)
Departure Time 11/11/2004 07:27 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Arrival Time 11/11/2004 03:58 PM
Remaining Flight Time 03:50
Aircraft Type Boeing 757-200
Current Altitude 29,000 feet
Current Groundspeed 430 mph
Flight Status In Flight
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LN-MOW
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Fri Nov 12, 2004 2:25 am

It is this one, I noticed it was gone this morning:


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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Fri Nov 12, 2004 2:32 am

Boeing Defense & Space Group, eh? I'd guess it's going to the Northrop Grumman plant next to the airport.
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All4BWI
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Fri Nov 12, 2004 2:45 am

I've never seen that aircraft before, thanks for the info. Does Boeing have any other aircraft with equipment like that installed?
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jetblast
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Fri Nov 12, 2004 3:27 am

I'm here at BWI, you know where I'm going!

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All4BWI
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Fri Nov 12, 2004 9:04 am

Hey JetBlast, did you get to see it? Normally I would've gone, but I'm in Daytona.
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Sat Nov 13, 2004 2:24 am

Yes she is here in all her glory with the test equipment on and everything else you can think of.The Northrop ramp was filled up with the 737, 2 Bac's, and the corporate citation so they parked her at the midfield cargo complex (Mathison Way).You can get a good look from the roadway.She's been gone from here for about 3 years since they did the initial mod so come on down.
 
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Sat Nov 13, 2004 2:46 am

Just an FYI.. that 752 is the first 757 ever produced and is the flying testbed for various components for the F/A-22 fighter. (Control surfaces and the like..)

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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Sat Nov 13, 2004 2:52 am

Just an FYI.. that 752 is the first 757 ever produced

I'm not so sure. The prototype 757 had Rolls Royce engines and the one in the picture has engines from Pratt & Whitney. Can anyone else verify?

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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Sat Nov 13, 2004 3:55 am

Ok folka it is here, I got ramp clearance with my dad and some pictures should be up on Jetphotos.net soon.

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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Sat Nov 13, 2004 3:55 am

That's correct! it was changed over from Rolls Royce to Pratt & Whitney's awhile ago.Not sure why but when it first came to BWI the pilots and Mx personell were all talking about it,and all the changes to the plumbing and pylons and etc.
 
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RE: Boeing BFI To BWI

Sat Nov 13, 2004 4:11 am

It came to BWI to work w/Northrup Grumman  Smile

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