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Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:37 am

Sad but true. The word on the street is the original Shamu - N334SW will fly her final flight sometime in early December. Farewell old friend.....
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:32 am

Good riddance; it's time for the elder -300's to go.
That said, I hope they can put the special liveries on the -700 fleet... or, GASP.... an -800!!!!!! Waaaahooooo!
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:40 pm

Flew on the original one many times. They have the Shamu logos on the newer jets. A large Shamu on an 800 would be neat. Now they need to do another Lone Star One as that B733 is getting on up there in age.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:50 pm

I assume this will be scrapped as it must have high cycles and low resale value as a -300.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:00 pm

I agree that an 800 would look great as Shamu - because a Killer Whale has a long body, it would work better on an 800. That being said they need to paint California One, Lone Star and Arizona on a 700 or 800 soon too.

I hate to ask what sounds like a noob question. N647SW is Triple Crown One, but I swear I saw a 737-700 in Triple Crown One colors departing MCO although I was 8 miles north and it was high up. My eyes may have been deceiving me but normally I can tell a 300 apart from a 700 when it is departing overhead and I saw the distinctive Triple Crown One paint scheme - but still had the classic tail. I could not find any pictures of it on airliners.net or through google. Someone posted a video on youtube of a "Triple Crown One 737-700" taking off from Phoenix but after watching it was just N647SW the 300. I guess maybe I better buy some glasses because I am assuming there is no Triple Crown One 737-700?
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:01 pm

I think given the number of takeoff/landing cycles a 737 has in WN service, once the plane is retired it's heading straight for the dismantling yard. Hopefully, we might have one of the first 737MAX-8's in WN service painted in the Shamu scheme again?
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:35 pm

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 5):
I think given the number of takeoff/landing cycles a 737 has in WN service, once the plane is retired it's heading straight for the dismantling yard. Hopefully, we might have one of the first 737MAX-8's in WN service painted in the Shamu scheme again?

I don't think any of the special paint jobs are applied to new planes delivered by Boeing. I recall reading on one of the threads on this forum that only planes undergoing D-checks are candidates.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:55 pm

Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 4):

No 73G in the Triple Crown livery. I betting that is will be a while before any other special liveries on the 300s are transferred to a 700/800 given that all the other special liveried aircraft have been retrofitted with winglets, thus one of the last to exit the fleet.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:03 pm

Quoting flyingclrs727 (Reply 6):
I don't think any of the special paint jobs are applied to new planes delivered by Boeing. I recall reading on one of the threads on this forum that only planes undergoing D-checks are candidates.

It depends. Many have been painted on to older aircraft in the fleet, and a few were painted on brand new aircraft. Off the top of my head, Maryland One, Illinois One, Slam Dunk One and Florida One were all painted on new airplanes.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:54 pm

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 5):
I think given the number of takeoff/landing cycles a 737 has in WN service, once the plane is retired it's heading straight for the dismantling yard. Hopefully, we might have one of the first 737MAX-8's in WN service painted in the Shamu scheme again?

Yes Shamu One will have high times----it's little sisters (N337SW and N338SW) are being parted out in Kingman and both have over 80,000 hours.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:17 pm

WN has a -700 painted in the same Shamu livery.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKnJrCn82PY

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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:54 pm

Quoting Asteriskceo (Reply 10):
WN has a -700 painted in the same Shamu livery.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKnJr...n82PY

WN currently has 3 Shamu planes. N334SW, a 737-300 and the subject of this thread, and two 737-700s...N713SW and N715SW.

The two -700s replaced the two -500s, N501SW and N507SW that used to be Shamus. There was a brief period when all 5 were flying around the system in the Shamu paint job.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:37 pm

I have flown on A/C 334 quite a few times, will be sad to see her go.. Does anyone know of any rumors on which tail number is slated to be the Shamu One replacement? I'd assume it would be one of the N2**WN series since those are currently the ones getting repaints...

Quoting RavenTech (Reply 7):
I betting that is will be a while before any other special liveries on the 300s are transferred to a 700/800 given that all the other special liveried aircraft have been retrofitted with winglets, thus one of the last to exit the fleet.

Believe it or not, A/C 352 was supposed to be retired this year, and A/C 253 was supposed to be its sucessor.. With WN getting rid of the 717s, this slowed down the -300 retirements.. I've heard A/C 352 will be flying at least until the mid 2010's.

Quoting RavenTech (Reply 7):
No 73G in the Triple Crown livery

Does anyone know if Triple Crown One will even be repainted into the Triple Crown colors again? I am pretty sure I read somewhere that might be the next specialty plane to be repainted into the regular SWA colors... I DONT know this for sure though..
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:43 pm

Quoting SXDFC (Reply 12):
Does anyone know if Triple Crown One will even be repainted into the Triple Crown colors again? I am pretty sure I read somewhere that might be the next specialty plane to be repainted into the regular SWA colors... I DONT know this for sure though..

In my opinion, the whole Triple Crown thing isn't relevant anymore and I wouldn't be surprised to see it go.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:00 pm

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 1):
Good riddance; it's time for the elder -300's to go.

Ouch - don't you know you should respect your elders ?  

But agreed, I'm too am glad to see some of the "elder" -300's retire, but she was a bit of a trend setter on her debut, and has served us well for many years. Seeing her dismantled will be bitter-sweet.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:04 pm

Quoting flyingclrs727 (Reply 6):

Either the Maryland or Florida plane was delivered from Boeing in the special logo I believe. One of the them was caught in the middle of the night by RoyalKing at Boeing Field.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:05 pm

Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 13):
In my opinion, the whole Triple Crown thing isn't relevant anymore and I wouldn't be surprised to see it go.

Kind of like Silver One, the 25th anniversary aircraft? I really liked that paint scheme, but... I guess it had to go.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:22 pm

Quoting as739x (Reply 15):
Either the Maryland or Florida plane was delivered from Boeing in the special logo I believe. One of the them was caught in the middle of the night by RoyalKing at Boeing Field.

Like I said...

Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 8):
It depends. Many have been painted on to older aircraft in the fleet, and a few were painted on brand new aircraft. Off the top of my head, Maryland One, Illinois One, Slam Dunk One and Florida One were all painted on new airplanes.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:41 pm

Sad to see 334 go. I saw that plane several times. Back when I was just a kid I remember seeing that plane and identified it as the "first shamu with the blue tail." Back when the blue was a rare new paint at WN, and 334 was one of the earlier birds to get the "new blue."

Everytime I see 501 I imagine her flying with the Shamu still even though the paint is long gone.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:34 am

Triple crown one is still a really neat plane. They have all the employees names at the airline in June 1997 on the overhead bins.

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 16):
Kind of like Silver One, the 25th anniversary aircraft? I really liked that paint scheme, but... I guess it had to go.

Silver One still exists. It's just not Silver anymore. I saw it in Phoenix last week and it has a special nose decal.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:22 am

Quoting SXDFC (Reply 12):
Does anyone know if Triple Crown One will even be repainted into the Triple Crown colors again? I am pretty sure I read somewhere that might be the next specialty plane to be repainted into the regular SWA colors... I DONT know this for sure though..
Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 13):

In my opinion, the whole Triple Crown thing isn't relevant anymore and I wouldn't be surprised to see it go.

I'm not so sure Southwest has been winning all 3 awards, at least not all at once like it did back in the 1990s when it painted that plane. It probably won't be a paint scheme that will be replaced. Even though I swear I saw a 700 because wingspan seemed wider than a 300, but I am heading to eye doctor soon I think. Hopefully a few more state paint schemes will come out.

It would be cool to see Southwest paint up a few planes in sports team colors:

They are the official airline of:

Phoenix Suns (remember that America West paint scheme)
Denver Nuggets
Texas Rangers
Indianapolis Colts (if Air Tran was keeping the 717s wouldn't have to do much repaint)
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Milwaukee Brewers (same as Indy)
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:55 am

Did Shamu have the special embroidery in the headrests? I know Nevada One, New Mexico One, and Triple Crown do.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:07 am

Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 4):
I guess maybe I better buy some glasses because I am assuming there is no Triple Crown One 737-700?

WN makes it easy, for your future reference. 700s all have red painted flap track fairings under the wing. The 300 & 500s do not.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:13 am

Quoting Darksnowynight (Reply 22):
Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 4):
I guess maybe I better buy some glasses because I am assuming there is no Triple Crown One 737-700?

WN makes it easy, for your future reference. 700s all have red painted flap track fairings under the wing. The 300 & 500s do not.

Sort of. The special liveries do not have red flap track fairings but they are painted in a color that matches the paint job. So he probably would not have seen red under the wings of Triple Crown even if it really was a -700 he saw.

With that said, to my knowledge Triple Crown is still a -300 and I'm not aware of it changing to a -700. And since it does have winglets, I don't see that aircraft going anywhere soon.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:14 am

Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 20):
Even though I swear I saw a 700 because wingspan seemed wider than a 300,

Thats because A/C 647 ( Triple Crown One ), has the APB Blended winglets, these winglets are actually shorter than the 737NG winglets. Triple Crown One is a 737-300.

Quoting upcfordcruiser (Reply 21):
Did Shamu have the special embroidery in the headrests? I know Nevada One, New Mexico One, and Triple Crown do.

I've been on all three planes recently and none of them feature special embroidery in the headrests. Shamu Two and Three do have special Sea World decals on the overhead bins, and in the fwd bulkhead when you first board the aircraft. Nevada One has tiny stickers on the overhead bins, and a medium sized sticker in the front of the bulkhead as you first walk in that says "Nevada One". New Mexico One has the same thing.

Quoting AmericanAirFan (Reply 18):
Everytime I see 501 I imagine her flying with the Shamu still even though the paint is long gone.

A/C 501 left the fleet a few months ago, I am sure evertime you drink your favorite cold drink from a can, you will now think of A/C 501.  
Quoting as739x (Reply 15):
Either the Maryland or Florida plane was delivered from Boeing in the special logo

The following specialty planes were delivered from Boeing wearing a special paint scheme.

A/C 334 "Shamu One" ( 737-300 ) 1988

A/C 352 "Lone Star One ( 737-300 ) 1990

A/C 383 "Arizona One" ( 737-300 ) 1994

A/C 501 "Shamu Two" ( 737-500 ) 1990 * First -500 Series Built/ Repainted to regular c/s 2007/ Retired 2012

A/C 507 "Shamu Three" ( 737-500 ) 1991 * Repainted into regular c/s 2007

A/C 609 "California One" ( 737-300 ) 1996

A/C 629 "Silver One" ( 737-300 ) 1996 *Repainted into regular c/s 2009

A/C 647 "Triple Crown One" ( 737-300 ) 1997

A/C 727 "Nevada One ( 737-700 ) 1999

A/C 781 "New Mexico One ( 737-700 ) 2000

A/C 214 "Maryland One" ( 737-700 ) 2005

A/C 224 " Slam Dunk One" ( 737-700 ) 2005/ * Repainted into regular c/s 2010

A/C 918 " Illinois One" ( 737-700 ) 2008

A/C 945 " Florida One" ( 737-700 ) 2010

The Following were a/c repainted into a WN specialty scheme

A/C 713 " Shamu Two " ( 737-700 ) 2005

A/C 715 " Shamu Three " ( 737-700 ) 2005

A/C 230 " Colorado One " ( 737-700 ) 2012

A/C 922 " Sports Illustrated One" ( 737-700 ) 2009/ Decal removed mid 2009
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:41 am

Quoting Darksnowynight (Reply 22):

WN makes it easy, for your future reference. 700s all have red painted flap track fairings under the wing. The 300 & 500s do not.

Good point, although it was too high up for me to notice that. For reference I was at Orlando Executive Airport and it was departing from MCO - so it was an almost belly view but enough where I could see the Triple Crown logo.

I am not going to argue it was a 700, just going to worry about my eyes because normally I can tell the difference by wingspan size between a 300 and a 700.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:55 am

Quoting upcfordcruiser (Reply 21):

Did Shamu have the special embroidery in the headrests? I know Nevada One, New Mexico One, and Triple Crown do.

Nope. No special seats. I was on NM 1 back in 2009 and TC 1 in 2006 and both had the standard interior, minus the bins on TC 1 which have the employee names on them.

Quoting SXDFC (Reply 24):
Nevada One has tiny stickers on the overhead bins, and a medium sized sticker in the front of the bulkhead as you first walk in that says "Nevada One". New Mexico One has the same thing.

All the state planes have the state flag and "Arizona One" or "Florida One" on the forward bulkhead. It also says "dedicated to the Southwest employees in the state of Arizona" or something similar. Haven't been on the Nevada one though.

Is the Ronald McDonald House plane still floating around with the kid's artwork on the bins? Always thought that was kinda cool.

Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 25):
I am not going to argue it was a 700, just going to worry about my eyes because normally I can tell the difference by wingspan size between a 300 and a 700.

Trust me, Triple Crown One is a -300. I've flown it a few times.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:28 am

Quoting chrisair (Reply 19):
Silver One still exists. It's just not Silver anymore. I saw it in Phoenix last week and it has a special nose decal.

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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:54 am

Sad to to see Shamu 1, N334SW go. Despite the people on this site that think that this plane should have been retired long ago, I'd fly on this well maintained -300 anyday. The classic 737-300 is a real workhorse. But I guess after the number of cycles and hours this aircraft has it's time to retire her. I don't know if Southwest has any sort of airline museum (ala Delta), but if they do or want to start one, they should should put Shamu 1 on display. It would sure beat seeing this aircraft go to the desert for scrap.

[Edited 2012-11-25 03:12:43]
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:25 pm

Shamu was parked in Sacramento, CA on Thanksgiving evening. I was returning to San Diego. I flew on Shamu a couple of times over the years. I recall picking up a friend a number of years ago who arrived on Shamu. He was miffed to have flown on it because he was weight conscious.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:33 pm

Quoting chrisair (Reply 26):
Trust me, Triple Crown One is a -300. I've flown it a few times.

I know it is a 300, or what I thought was the original - I got a few pics of it. Its been in the fleet before they took 73G deliveries. I had mistakenly confused a 300 for a 700 the other day in Triple Crown colors - at relatively high altitude and asked if Triple Crown One was recently repainted on a 700. I could not find any pictures of it or any other proof online other than a youtube poster taking video of it departing PHX who also called it a 737-700, but I could definitely tell it was a 300 in that case. With no one confirming it was recently repainted on a 700 here, I came to the conclusion my eyes deceived me.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:12 pm

I believe I just saw it take off from MSP. Was kind of cool seeing it after reading this thread last night. I've seen it a couple times over the years at BDL and it will be missed! Though I suppose I have to lookout for the other ones!
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:26 pm

Quoting jetblueguy22 (Reply 31):
I believe I just saw it take off from MSP. Was kind of cool seeing it after reading this thread last night. I've seen it a couple times over the years at BDL and it will be missed! Though I suppose I have to lookout for the other ones!

Yep, 334 departed MSP for DEN about 30 mins ago. Then on to LAX, HOU, and overnight in TPA.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:42 pm

I am so bummed about this. I have been waiting a long time to see this plane with out luck.

Can anyone please let me know if this is scheduled to go to DTW anytime soon? I have to get some pictures of it before it retires. Thanks!!
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:45 pm

Quoting michiganatc (Reply 33):
Can anyone please let me know if this is scheduled to go to DTW anytime soon?

It's only routed through Monday so far, and the closest it gets to you is MDW.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:05 pm

I last saw Shamu 1 in STL over a year ago. Always one of my favorites, so it's sad to see it go. The irony of when I saw it was that I was sitting in N315SW, which was retired about a year ago. So both sides of the equation will soon be gone. I'll miss those classic 737s.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:08 pm

Quoting SXDFC (Reply 24):
A/C 922 " Sports Illustrated One" ( 737-700 ) 2009/ Decal removed mid 2009

Mid 2009, LOL it was removed 2 days after it was reveiled due to numerous complaints.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:15 pm

Quoting flyiguy (Reply 36):
Mid 2009, LOL it was removed 2 days after it was reveiled due to numerous complaints.

It was a sad day---she was an excellent looking female!!
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:17 pm

Quoting flyiguy (Reply 36):
Quoting SXDFC (Reply 24):
A/C 922 " Sports Illustrated One" ( 737-700 ) 2009/ Decal removed mid 2009

Mid 2009, LOL it was removed 2 days after it was reveiled due to numerous complaints.



I believe it lasted around 30 days if I remember correctly.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:56 pm

Quoting as739x (Reply 15):
Either the Maryland or Florida plane was delivered from Boeing in the special logo I believe. One of the them was caught in the middle of the night by RoyalKing at Boeing Field.

Well, Florida One wasn't painted @ Boeing Field. It was painted in Louisiana & flew to TPA for unveiling. ceremony.........and was caught first by yours truly   



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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:22 pm

Quoting NASCARAirforce (Reply 30):
I came to the conclusion my eyes deceived me.

Personal guess, what might've thrown you to think that Triple Crown One was applied to a 73G was due to :

1. The 733 was retro-fitted w/winglets

2. The shade of blue in the TCOne scheme is similar (but not identical) to WN's current Canyon Blue scheme.

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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:47 pm

Any SWA employees have the scheduled routing for this the next few days?
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:52 pm

This is a bit off topic but, which WN 737 carried the penguins on it for Seaworld? If you go the Seaworld San Diego you will see pictures of the birds in the aisles.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:27 pm

Quoting penguins (Reply 42):
This is a bit off topic but, which WN 737 carried the penguins on it for Seaworld? If you go the Seaworld San Diego you will see pictures of the birds in the aisles.

The penguins fly on WN quite often so they fly on whichever aircraft carries out their selected flights.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:45 am

It's official, Sunday December 2nd, she is retired. I will keep my eyes open to see where/when she will head off for her final flight to the bone yard....  
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:40 pm

Quoting barney captain (Reply 44):
It's official, Sunday December 2nd, she is retired. I will keep my eyes open to see where/when she will head off for her final flight to the bone yard....

meanng this will be her first day of retirement or her last day in service?
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:46 pm

Quoting n471wn (Reply 45):
meanng this will be her first day of retirement or her last day in service?

Sorry - not clear on my part. Sunday she retires from the WN fleet, meaning Saturday is her last day in service. I haven't found out where/if she is flying Saturday.
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:09 pm

Quoting barney captain (Reply 46):
Sorry - not clear on my part. Sunday she retires from the WN fleet, meaning Saturday is her last day in service. I haven't found out where/if she is flying Saturday.

thanks and this is like saying goodbye to an old friend.......It is tough to see those old birds go.
 
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:17 pm

Quoting barney captain (Reply 46):

Dangit! She originated out of SAN this morning. I didn't start til 10 so I missed her.  

But it appears she will be back this evening!

[Edited 2012-12-01 11:18:34]
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RE: Southwest Shamu One To Be Retired

Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:36 pm

Quoting barney captain (Reply 46):
Quoting n471wn (Reply 45):
meanng this will be her first day of retirement or her last day in service?

Sorry - not clear on my part. Sunday she retires from the WN fleet, meaning Saturday is her last day in service. I haven't found out where/if she is flying Saturday.


Hmm, as of right now N334SW is scheduled to carry out an originating flight to Denver from LAS tomorrow. Which is her last day?

[Edited 2012-12-01 11:37:00]
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