IAH744
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Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:11 pm

the other day me and my dad were at iah doing some spotting and i saw what im pretty sure was a CO md80. Knowing that co made its last passenger flight in january, the only thing i can think of is that it was off to a new carrier,mojave,or a charter flight.


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i apologize if im wrong here but this is my first post
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:14 pm

sorry................all gone..............possibly a DL.............
 
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:19 pm

Allegiant Air has the blue tail with yellow sun, looks kind of like CO.


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IAH744
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:23 pm

It was definently CO, had loud engines that left brief trails of smoke and no winglets
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:27 pm

we are not flying anymore...............
 
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:38 pm

Quoting IAH744 (Reply 3):
had loud engines that left brief trails of smoke and no winglets

Whats that got to do with what airline it is?
 
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:56 pm

It is a remote possibility. Just because they are not flying passengers anymore doesn't mean they are not still flying them. Many times when a aircraft is placed with a new airline they will do a test flight and that could be what you saw. Also, just guessing here.. the aircraft might have been back in IAH for an End of Lease inspection.
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 2:38 pm

It's possible you saw an ex CO MD-80 if there happens to be one running US Marshalls flights. What day, if you don't mind me asking, were you out there as there are ways to check for any odd flights that may have occured that day.

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IAH744
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:08 pm

this was on october 30th, i know that was about 2 months ago, but once again i just joined


and i said that for people who were thinking maybe erj's
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RE: Continental Md80?

Sun Dec 04, 2005 10:44 pm

Did it still have titles?
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RE: Continental Md80?

Mon Dec 05, 2005 12:48 am

Hey IAH744, welcome to Airliners.net! Do you happen to have the flight number or tail number? We could find it really quick if either of those two bits of information are availiable. I love the Continental MD-80's so i'm kinda interested in seeing what's happening with them. Also, are you sure it was October 30th? Thanks!

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RE: Continental Md80?

Mon Dec 05, 2005 2:25 am

Sorry, but i was to far away to read anything that small on it
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