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US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 2:46 am

Does this scene still exist?


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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 2:59 am

Last trip to SLC (08/2005) I photographed this same flag along with the Spirit of Delta.
 
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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 3:30 am

It was there also as of 08/13/2006 when I came back home from SEA-TAC and taxied past there.
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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:03 am

Yeah it's still there, here's a pic from August 12, 2006:

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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 1:04 pm

Slightly off the flag topic, but was this hangar originally built/occupied for/by Western (WA) before the merger with DL? Or was this built after the merger?

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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 1:06 pm

Quoting WesternDC1010 (Reply 4):
Slightly off the flag topic, but was this hangar originally built/occupied for/by Western (WA) before the merger with DL? Or was this built after the merger?

It was built in 1988 for Delta after the merger.

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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 1:59 pm

Quoting Dl757md (Reply 5):
It was built in 1988 for Delta after the merger.

Even from a far off view it is the dominant feature at SLC along with the 300' ATC tower:
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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:18 pm

Quoting Clickhappy (Thread starter):
Does this scene still exist?

Actually, this scene doesn't exist. Ship 6708 is in the Song livery at the moment. The flag, however, is still there. It was made possible by $20,000 in donations by SLC Delta employees after 9/11.

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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Sat Aug 19, 2006 1:09 am

What sort of checks, and mx does Delta do in SLC?

OT: Does anybody know anything about the Delta hangar in CVG? It always seems vacant when I've been there.

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RE: US Flag Still Painted On The DL Hanger @ SLC?

Sat Aug 19, 2006 6:28 am

Quoting Jbmitt (Reply 8):
What sort of checks, and mx does Delta do in SLC?

757 A checks and HOV(basically a flight control lube)
764 service checks (same as an A check)
MD-90 service checks and HOV
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Engine changes, sheetmetal repairs, fuel tank mtc., etc.

Quoting Jbmitt (Reply 8):
OT: Does anybody know anything about the Delta hangar in CVG? It always seems vacant when I've been there.

It is identical to the SLC hangar and they do similar work, I'm not sure which checks on which aircraft though.

One thing about both hangars is that most of the checks get done at night and with the exception of the HOV can be done at the gate. This may explain why you haven't seen any aircraft in the CVG hangar.

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