BOEING747-700
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Air Canada 747 Heavy In Tampa!

Thu Dec 21, 2000 7:56 am

I just came across this photo of an Air Canada 747-400 Combi in Florida. Why are they sending this plane down there? Take a look at it and tell me.


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Photo © Rico Suave Chavez - Orlando/Tampa Aviation Photography



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scannerson
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RE: Casue They Feal Like It!

Thu Dec 21, 2000 7:58 am

Yo, They feel like sending it to tampa so why does it matter?
 
N312RC
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RE: Air Canada 747 Heavy In Tampa!

Thu Dec 21, 2000 7:58 am

Alot of snowbirds want to go on vacation.
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BOEING747-700
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RE: Air Canada 747 Heavy In Tampa!

Thu Dec 21, 2000 8:16 am

NO NO, What I ment was, Is Air Canada going to start winter service with A 744 in Florida?
 
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Answer

Thu Dec 21, 2000 8:46 am

this was an a/c switch. it happends once in a while. usually its a 767 for this flight, but it had a mechanical, so they subbed this for it. i found out from my friend that works at TPA. thats all.....geez...lol

tpa330
 
twa
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TPA

Thu Dec 21, 2000 10:21 am

Does any other airlines have Regular Scheduled 747 Service to TPA?

TWA
 
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RE: TPA

Thu Dec 21, 2000 10:28 am

no.
 
slawko
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RE: TPA

Thu Dec 21, 2000 2:09 pm

AC also used to send the -200's down to florida all the time, you would be surprised how easy it is to fill a 747 combi from Canada to Florida but don't hold our breath to see another one, they are all tied up on the Atlantic Runs, and are barely on the ground for 2 hours before they go back to Europe, it's rare to see those anywhere other then Toronto, Montreal, Frankfurt and London.
"Clive Beddoe says he favours competition, but his actions do not support that idea." Robert Milton - CEO Air Canada
 
northstardc4m
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RE: Air Canada 747 Heavy In Tampa!

Thu Dec 21, 2000 2:41 pm

AC was running the Saturday noon flight YYZ-MIA (AC912) as a 747-100 in 95/96/97, i flew on C-FTOE on that service in 1996... nice plane.. glad i got to fly on it when it was still around...

Footnote: C-FTOE is the ex-AC 747 that was used to test the Canadian "Wings of Pride" scheme...

Keep those wings level and Never look back!!! 
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