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Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:19 am

Barring any last minute changes, the first United winglet B757 N517UA is scheduled to enter service on Saturday November 3rd.

UA891 JFK-LAX 0645-1002
UA840 LAX-JFK 1115-1939

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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:21 am

how many of UA's 757s are scheduled for winglets? any 767s?
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:29 am

Quoting WorldTraveler (Reply 1):
how many of UA's 757s are scheduled for winglets? any 767s?

The P.S. and ETOPS subfleets, which is roughly one third of their 97 757's.
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:30 am

Finally, this puts an end to those threads on the infamous UA 757 with winglets in EWR.  Wink
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:39 am

Where was it installed, and was it then ferried to JFK?
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:00 am

Quoting WorldTraveler (Reply 1):
how many of UA's 757s are scheduled for winglets?

The 13 p.s. and 16 ETOPS aircraft.

Quoting RJpieces (Reply 4):
Where was it installed, and was it then ferried to JFK?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/U...4/history/20071102/1356Z/KGSO/KJFK
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:10 am

Did they change their Business or First seats on this plane?
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 3:42 pm

Quoting OdiE (Reply 6):
Did they change their Business or First seats on this plane?

???? Why should they ?
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:40 pm

Quoting Laxintl (Reply 7):
???? Why should they ?

they are reducing the amount of 1st class seats and adding more coach on non-premium 757's
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:26 pm

Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Reply 8):
hey are reducing the amount of 1st class seats and adding more coach on non-premium 757's

Right, but N517 is a p.s. bird.

OdiE asked about F & C seats. The new intl product as well has nothing to do with p.s.
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:53 pm

I might be wrong, but I thought there are some improvements to p.s. F/C seats, no?
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:54 pm

Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Reply 8):

they are reducing the amount of 1st class seats and adding more coach on non-premium 757's

Not totally true. UA was contemplating this but in the end put the plan on indefinite hold.
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:56 pm

Quoting OdiE (Reply 10):
I might be wrong, but I thought there are some improvements to p.s. F/C seats, no?

Nope, no plans on improvements as of now, at least to the hard product.
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:17 am

So any SoCal spotters got a shot of the bird today?

Quoting BRAVO7E7 (Reply 11):
UA was contemplating this but in the end put the plan on indefinite hold.

First should be the A319 reconfigs. From what I understand the 757s will become F14Y176.
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Sun Nov 04, 2007 1:18 am

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 13):

First should be the A319 reconfigs. From what I understand the 757s will become F14Y176.

Again, both the A319 and B757 reconfig rumors are just that... rumors. It has been confirmed to me that this was considered, but they ultimately decided against it.
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sun Nov 04, 2007 7:23 pm

Quoting BRAVO7E7 (Reply 14):

The company hasn't scrapped the plan at all, in fact the domestic density plan is still moving forward yet slower than projected due to the same division also handling the IPP.

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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sun Nov 04, 2007 7:41 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Thread starter):
Barring any last minute changes, the first United winglet B757 N517UA is scheduled to enter service on Saturday November 3rd.

UA891 JFK-LAX 0645-1002
UA840 LAX-JFK 1115-1939

Get those cameras ready spin

Actually, one came in this past Friday. I'm sorry I didn't have a camera and wasn't close enough to read the reg (don't hate me please  Smile ) but it came in on 31R at JFK Friday at about 1115L.
Wish I had a camera for it, it looked great.
 
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RE: Attn JFK/LAX Spotters-1st UA B757Winglet Sat 03Nov

Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:02 pm

Quoting Mtb555 (Reply 16):
Actually, one came in this past Friday

That was the ferry flight up from GSO referred to in reply 5.

Quoting Unitednrt (Reply 15):
The company hasn't scrapped the plan at all, in fact the domestic density plan is still moving forward yet slower than projected due to the same division also handling the IPP.

 checkmark  Indeed similar to what I have heard.

The domestic reconfigs which were to start this winter have been pushed back due to resources being committed to the IPP. The original plan called for the A319 refit begining first, followed by the 757 reconfig.
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