olddominion727
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DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:01 pm

Parked down by UPS cargo area, stairs going to 2nd deck and tail doors. Is this an emergency or 49er's ride to the Superbowl?

Anybody knows when it returns so I can have my camera?
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:02 pm

49ers charter to MSY for the Superbowl.
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:14 pm

GO '9ers!!

We don't get many 747s at KSJC. Never any scheduled at least. The occasional Fry's 747SP or SFO diversion but that's about it. Did recall when I was a kid seeing a United 747-100 landing at SJC but I think this was a promotional tour when the type was big news...1970?

Seem to remember something about the 747 not allowed to operate scheduled trips at SJC but not sure why. Anyone?

[Edited 2013-01-27 11:15:12]
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:16 pm

Quoting mesaflyguy (Reply 1):
49ers charter to MSY for the Superbowl.

  

It will be back in SJC after the 'Niners win the game.               
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:19 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):
It will be back in SJC after the 'Niners win the game.

I don't think so...  
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:30 pm

[quote=26point2,reply=2]Seem to remember something about the 747 not allowed to operate scheduled trips at SJC but not sure why. Anyone?

No rule against it, just economics.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:34 pm

For our NINERS baby!!!
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:18 pm

Quoting olddominion727 (Thread starter):
Anybody knows when it returns so I can have my camera?

Usually the Monday after the game, check Flightaware...
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:27 pm

49ers charter now on flightaware...

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8864
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:14 pm

Ready for #6. Go Niners!
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:48 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):
It will be back in SJC after the 'Niners win the game.

Go Niners! And Doc you better post some photos of it on your FB 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:43 pm

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):
Quoting mesaflyguy (Reply 1):
49ers charter to MSY for the Superbowl.



It will be back in SJC after the 'Niners win the game.
Quoting sfoa380 (Reply 6):
For our NINERS baby!!!
Quoting 26point2 (Reply 2):
GO '9ers!!
Quoting modesto2 (Reply 9):
Ready for #6. Go Niners!

  



GO NINERS!!!  
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:16 am

Quoting JoePatroni707 (Reply 5):
No rule against it, just economics.

Actually the airport facilities just can't handle the 747 at a gate. To do so, would require taking at least two other prime gates out of service to park it. Not to mention that the aircraft can't even taxi down a SJC taxiway because of the wingspan it must taxi down a runway while moving around the airport.

Quoting olddominion727 (Thread starter):
Parked down by UPS cargo area, stairs going to 2nd deck and tail doors. Is this an emergency or 49er's ride to the Superbowl?

Seriously? Stairs going to the 2nd deck? When have you ever seen that? Delta is the only handler with the equipment big enough to handle an aircraft this size in SJC, and even they don't have that capability - besides the 2nd deck door is emergency only.

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):
It will be back in SJC after the 'Niners win the game.

Regardless of if they win or not, the aircraft is coming back on 2/4/2013.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:04 am

Quoting 26point2 (Reply 2):
Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):
Quoting sfoa380 (Reply 6):
Quoting modesto2 (Reply 9):
Quoting PHX787 (Reply 10):
Quoting bohica (Reply 11):

Yeah, okay.....BTW the 49ers are lucky that the Pats didn't win that game! Just sayin'...........
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:09 am

Quoting flyibaby (Reply 12):
Regardless of if they win or not, the aircraft is coming back on 2/4/2013.

Any idea what time of day? That might be worth driving down the Peninsula to see   
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:32 am

@flyibaby... that's why I asked if it was an emergency. I was born at night but not last night!

AF1 has come in here 2x. I know they HAVE to have stairs that can go to any door to get the Pres out if needed! Not Obama, Clinton visiting Chelsea @ Stanford.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:26 am

Yeah, okay.....BTW the 49ers are lucky that the Pats didn't win that game! Just sayin'...........


No, the niners were lucky the Seahawks didn't beat Atlanta. Otherwise, I would be a happy man as the "Legion of BOOM!" would have been landing in MSY today.
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:42 am

LETS GO RAVENS!!! We're about to win that game.  
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:16 am

Just saw this video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLkbuT3cvBE. It is the Niners on a DAL 747 to MSY. Go Niners!
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:42 am

Quoting flyibaby (Reply 12):
Actually the airport facilities just can't handle the 747 at a gate. To do so, would require taking at least two other prime gates out of service to park it. Not to mention that the aircraft can't even taxi down a SJC taxiway because of the wingspan it must taxi down a runway while moving around the airport.

I think they're allowed to use taxiway Z or Y (whichever one is further out), you're just not allowed to have anybody on the next taxiway over because of wing clearance issues, so it's a nuisance. American had this problem back in 2000 when they flew 777s into SJC.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:45 am

I'm rooting for the 49ers in the Super Bowl, but in the interest of aviation and flight tracking, does anyone have the information for the Ravens' flight to MSY? I assume it leaves from BWI, and I checked FlightAware, but I don't see any unusual aircraft flying the route.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:55 am

Ravens

LV BWI 2:00pm
AR MSY 4:00pm

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8862

www.delta.com does not show type aircraft
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:59 pm

OMG ! OMG ! Niners all the way !
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:13 pm

Does anyone know when the DL charter will leave SJC? I live in downtown San Jose (SJSU aviation student) and would like to catch it depart over my uni in and out of classes
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:24 pm

Quoting mesaflyguy (Reply 13):
Yeah, okay.....BTW the 49ers are lucky that the Pats didn't win that game! Just sayin'...........

As a big pats fan, that's what I said.. but still not over the AFC Championship game to root for the Ravens so go Niners. I am from NorCal as my username suggest so I am just tired of all the Niners talk this past week and I just wan this game to be over with!
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:26 pm

Quoting LH707330 (Reply 19):
I think they're allowed to use taxiway Z or Y (whichever one is further out), you're just not allowed to have anybody on the next taxiway over because of wing clearance issues, so it's a nuisance. American had this problem back in 2000 when they flew 777s into SJC.

From the Nav charts:

TWY Y WILL BE PERIODICALLY RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 171 FT (MD-11 OR SMALLER) DURING B-777 OPNS ON RY 12L/30R.

TWY Z WILL BE PERIODICALLY RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 118 FT (BBJ OR SMALLER) DURING B-777 OPNS.

UNSCHEDULED OPNS BY GROUP 5 ACFT (B747) AND LARGER NOT AUTH EXCEPT WITH PRIOR ARPT APPROVAL CTC AMGR (408) 392-3501


At one time I recall seeing a restricting that aircraft A330 and larger were not allowed into SJC without special approval. Presumably AA had a blanket approval. I'm not seeing that restriction now. Doesn't look like NH needs any special approval or restrictions.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:31 pm

@boeingguy No but HA will need it if true, when they bring theirs here
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:58 pm

Quoting SQSFO (Reply 23):

Does anyone know when the DL charter will leave SJC? I live in downtown San Jose (SJSU aviation student) and would like to catch it depart over my uni in and out of classes

I believe it already left coz the Niners are in the Big Easy already, got there yesterday.
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:12 pm

Quoting mesaflyguy (Reply 13):
Yeah, okay.....BTW the 49ers are lucky that the Pats didn't win that game! Just sayin'...........

Did you forget already? 49ers cleaned the Patriot's clock during the regular season, in Foxboro no less.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:34 pm

Quoting 26point2 (Reply 28):
Did you forget already? 49ers cleaned the Patriot's clock during the regular season, in Foxboro no less.

Actually they didn't, the Patriots cleaned their own clocks in that game, had nothing to do with what the Niners did.. reason why they stormed back from 3-31   I know, doesn't matter now really.
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:12 pm

Quoting SQSFO (Reply 23):
Does anyone know when the DL charter will leave SJC? I live in downtown San Jose (SJSU aviation student) and would like to catch it depart over my uni in and out of classes

N670US(DL744) is now arriving SFO from MSY @ 12:10. Wonder where it is going next?
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:43 pm

Quoting olddominion727 (Thread starter):
stairs going to 2nd deck
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrV_np8BQBg

That video seems to contradict the notion of stairs to 2nd deck.
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:45 pm

Quoting 26point2 (Reply 28):
Quoting Norcal773 (Reply 29):

Yea the Patriots were having a bad day.   But they'd have made up for that in the Superbowl.
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:05 pm

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 10):

Go Niners! And Doc you better post some photos of it on your FB

SJC is about a 60-90 minute drive from my house. Not happening.
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:06 pm

Quoting dumbell2424 (Reply 31):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrV_np8BQBg

That video seems to contradict the notion of stairs to 2nd deck.

Great video, man! Thanks.

What is the reason why the departed on 30L? Usually 30L is used for arrivals; and 30R for departures.

Did they do the full loop departure, or just head east right after takeoff?
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:13 pm

Quoting BoeingGuy (Reply 34):
Did they do the full loop departure, or just head east right after takeoff?

Looks like they looped

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N...S/history/20130127/2100Z/KSJC/KMSY

[Edited 2013-01-28 13:13:32]
 
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RE: DL744 In SJC Right Now, Why?

Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:27 pm

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 10):

Go Niners! And Doc you better post some photos of it on your FB

SJC is about a 60-90 minute drive from my house. Not happening.
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