heliflyerPDC
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Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Mon Feb 19, 2007 5:45 pm

Hay,
yesterday I went to AMS and I saw that this plane was standing next to the hanger of KLM engineering. I know it will probably be scrapped.
Does any one have any further info on this?






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EGBJ
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:37 pm

Was delivered to TAP Portugal in 1984. Leased to TAAG Angola Airlines in 1990 before being returned in 1992. It also served with Novair, YES, Air Luxor and Luzair. It is now stored at AMS.
 
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:39 pm

thx

any word on whats going to happen to it?
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N774UA
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:03 pm

Hello,

it's being prepared for departure. If you speak/ read Dutch this may be a usefull link. http://www.scramble.nl/forum/viewtopic.php?t=24629&highlight=cstmr

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heliflyerPDC
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:25 pm

Quoting N774UA (Reply 3):
If you speak/ read Dutch

Yes I do (I live near antwerp)  Wink


thank you for the link

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stylo777
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:54 pm

Quoting N774UA (Reply 3):
If you speak/ read Dutch this may be a usefull link.

and for those who doesn't speak?  Smile perhaps a summary???
 
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:33 am

In the Scramble thread it says that today all engines were started and tested. After the test it was towed back near the KLM hangar. Personally I think this L1011 looks remarkable clean (saw it last Saturday) and will still have some air-time to go. (I hope it is not just a ferry flight to the USA to be broken up...)
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:49 am

they would just break it up in ams if they were going to i believe
 
474218
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:56 am

Quoting Lijnden (Reply 6):
Personally I think this L1011 looks remarkable clean (saw it last Saturday) and will still have some air-time to go.

At the end of 2006 L-1011-500 CS-TMR s/n 293B-1241, had 12,659 cycles and 61,118 flight hours.
 
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:55 am

This is young for an L-1011, I hope it finds a new home somewhere.

Quoting 474218 (Reply 8):
At the end of 2006 L-1011-500 CS-TMR s/n 293B-1241, had 12,659 cycles and 61,118 flight hours.

That's nothing compared to some of the older DC-10's NW was operating not too long ago. Surely this Tristar has some air-time left if there are any takers.
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:16 am

Perhaps the RAF will buy it  Smile
 
aviopic
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:41 am

I am in contact with the mx manager of the Tristar.
It was scheduled to leave AMS at Nov.2006 but they encountered an engine problem during tests.
Will let you know when the new date is available.
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Fri Feb 23, 2007 2:42 am

Quoting TrijetsRMissed (Reply 9):
This is young for an L-1011, I hope it finds a new home somewhere.

Maybe this is one of the new VIP Tristar's for the Las Vegas Casino company
 
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Fri Feb 23, 2007 2:53 am

Quoting Lijnden (Reply 6):
I think this L1011 looks remarkable clean

Agreed. Much better than what we have hanging around in the states right now.
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aviopic
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RE: Any News About This L-1011 At AMS

Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:32 am

Some news guys.
Just received a email from the mx manager telling me that the Tristar is ready to go but waiting for approval from the Dutch authorities who are looking into the paperwork right now.
He also told me that it should be at VCV on March 12 at latest.

Willem
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