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Newer 744`s?

Tue Apr 25, 2006 3:27 am

Hey, does anybody know from what line number the 747-400 started to recieve the Newer All in One Stand By Gauge? I would like to know how many of those 744`s are out there.

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RE: Newer 744`s?

Mon May 08, 2006 9:46 pm

It's an operator selectable feature so there isn't one tail number where they switched the entire fleet to the all-in-one.
Some aircraft were delivered with the separate indicators after some were delivered with the composite.
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RE: Newer 744`s?

Tue May 09, 2006 3:48 am

Thanks, but I found different info. I found out that no other 744 before the Ln 1308 had the ISFD, So the first aicraft with it was The first 747-400ER for Qantas, and no 744 after that had the old gauge.

Do you work for Boeing or were did you get the info.

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RE: Newer 744`s?

Tue May 09, 2006 7:11 pm

I thought only the B-747-400ER and ERF have the ISFD, and the B-747-400/F have the two gauges. In other words, the new UPS B-747-400F will get the duel, is that not correct?
 
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RE: Newer 744`s?

Wed May 10, 2006 8:39 am


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VROC is the only -400 in our fleet with the ISFD...
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RE: Newer 744`s?

Wed May 10, 2006 6:19 pm

Quoting Kaddyuk (Reply 4):
I'll plug my own photo...

VROC is the only -400 in our fleet with the ISFD...

Well, I guess I was wrong. Thanks for showing a great pic of the cockpit of one of your B-747-400s.
 
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RE: Newer 744`s?

Thu May 11, 2006 3:05 pm

Could someone explain to a layman what we're talking about  Wink?
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RE: Newer 744`s?

Thu May 11, 2006 8:12 pm

Quoting AirxLiban (Reply 6):
Could someone explain to a layman what we're talking about

From one layman to another...

The older standby instruments were 3 mechanical displays just to the left of the centre CRT, above the left CDU...


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In the same place in Kaddyuk's photo you see a single, integrated LCD display.

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