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Dragonair L-1011s

Fri Nov 24, 2000 4:36 am

Hello,


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I assume the Lockheed L-1011s of Dragonair were replaced by the RR Trent 700-powered A330-300s for operations on trunk routes.

Could anyone give me some information about the routes they operated on and how many L-1011s Dragonair operated?


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Alain
 
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RE: Dragonair L-1011s

Fri Nov 24, 2000 11:29 am

DragonAir had 2 L-1011 leased from CX......i think they mainly uesd them to Beijing and ShangHai.......

this aircraft had just been returned to CX from DragonAir

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RE: Dragonair L-1011s

Fri Nov 24, 2000 2:29 pm

The first L1011 was VR-HOD in the old red and gold colours, this was replaced by VR-HOK and then a second Tristar was ordered by CX to operate for Dragonair this was VR-HMW which arrived in HKG on the 7th of March 1993 as G-BBAG. I first saw this aircraft with Dragonair on April 11th 1993.

The L1011's spent almost all their time on the Beijing and Shanghai routes.

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RE: Dragonair L-1011s

Fri Nov 24, 2000 6:18 pm

Those dragonair L1011's were great
I used to live in beacon hill and i watched all those planes fly down on the IGS approach, beautiful!
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