GulfstreamGuy
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Anyone Going To CUN?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 11:12 am


I was just in CUN a few weeks ago and I saw a DC-3 and two 727s that were gutted out. If anyone is going there could you maybe try to get a couple of shots of them or more info about them. It's sad to see 727s that way but it's part of their life. Thanks

Jason
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rampmike
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RE: Anyone Going To CUN?

Thu Feb 19, 2004 5:18 am

Gulf, I know exactly what you are talking about, Saw them there during spring break last year and this august, im heading back in early april, so i might have a chance on departure from CUN to get a shot if i am on the right side of the 738  Smile
 
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RE: Anyone Going To CUN?

Thu Feb 19, 2004 5:22 am

I was just looking through my pictures trying to see if i took a pic but i didnt but i have an alright shot of the Asur FBO if you want I can email it to you
 
GulfstreamGuy
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RE: Anyone Going To CUN?

Wed Mar 03, 2004 11:01 am

Rampmike,

Absolutley! I'd love to see those shots of the Asur FBO. Thanks!

GulfstreamGuy
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RE: Anyone Going To CUN?

Mon Mar 15, 2004 1:16 pm

GulfstreamGuy, That is an old maintenance yard used for various purposes. Sometimes also used for firefighter training. I had formed a friendship with one of the main CUN rampers who spoke good english, and I was supposed to take a ride with him over to that area on my last trip to CUN as a F/A, but my trip got changed.. I'd also love to see a close up of those planes..

Chris
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RE: Anyone Going To CUN?

Mon Mar 15, 2004 5:04 pm

Jason,

Was just there in CUN last week. One 727 is an ex Allegro one, XA-TLZ from my notes, one 727 is an ex AeroExo one that has been there for years (seen there in 1994 I think when it was just parked). No reg visible. Saw the DC3 behind the AeroExo 727 but didn't get a good look at it reg-wise.
Hope the info helps.

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GulfstreamGuy
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RE: Anyone Going To CUN?

Wed Mar 17, 2004 7:16 pm

Thanks Jeffrey,

Yeah that does help...
Here's one of them.


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Now just one more 727 and DC-3 reg to go!


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