OPNLguy
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An Unusual Pirep

Sun Jan 28, 2007 12:01 pm

From last week:

JFK UUA /OV 3750N 7218W/TM 2108/FL390/TP A332/TB
MOD-SEV/RM CLEAR AIR TURB CONTROLLER SAID IF THIS
AIRLINE IS COMPLAINING IT MUST BE BAD ZNY CWSU
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WMUPilot
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Sun Jan 28, 2007 12:14 pm

Who's 330 was routed over JFK?
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:02 pm

The aircraft's location was actually over the Atlantic, many miles east of the Maryland/Virginia border.
 
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:03 pm

An A-330-200 five hundred miles east of NYC-PHL-DCA area...what company could that be? Judging the by zulu time in the PIREP it was 4:08PM eastern time. Something going from Europe to Florida or vice versa?
 
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:28 pm

It's a bit south of the DC area as well. Southern Europe or Africa? Maybe something in the Carribean?
 
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:05 pm

Quoting OPNLguy (Thread starter):
CONTROLLER SAID IF THIS
AIRLINE IS COMPLAINING IT MUST BE BAD

I wonder if this was a Northwest A330. NW is one of the leader in turbulence forecasting.
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:37 am

Wouldn't be NW, they have no 330s that would be routed southeast of NYC. Who has a habit of flying through horrible weather and not reporting or complaining about it?
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:11 pm

Quoting WMUPilot (Reply 6):
Wouldn't be NW, they have no 330s that would be routed southeast of NYC.

NW58, MEM-AMS. Here's today's flight.



Here's flight 58 on 1/25.



It's still a good possibility it was a Northwest flight.
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:13 pm

My bet is Air Transat. They have A332s that fly from YYZ and YUL to Florida and the Caribbean.

Quoting OPNLguy (Thread starter):
From last week:

Do we have a specific date?
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:26 pm

Quoting OPNLguy (Thread starter):
TP A332

Ummm wouldn't this mean a Tap Air Portugal A330-200 ?
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:28 pm

TP is the abbreviation for type.

[Edited 2007-01-29 08:29:35]
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:32 pm

Ah my bad. TP just happened to be Tap and since Tap also operates the A332....

Whoops.
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RE: An Unusual Pirep

Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:33 pm

Quoting Pilottim747 (Reply 8):
Do we have a specific date?

PIREP 21:08Z 01/24/07

JFK UUA /OV 3750N 7218W/TM 2108/FL390/TP A332/TB
MOD-SEV/RM CLEAR AIR TURB CONTROLLER SAID IF THIS
AIRLINE IS COMPLAINING IT MUST BE BAD ZNY CWSU

There was a second pirep on NWS ADDS about :30 later, presumably from the same aircraft.

PIREP 21:39Z 01/24/07

JFK UUA /OV 3886N 7212W/TM 2139/FL390/TP A332/TB MOD-SEV/RM 25SE LYNUS ZNY CWSU



[Edited 2007-01-29 09:01:11]
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