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by CALTECH
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

319: Fleet additions N871UA, former CS B6018 entered XMN 2713/14Aug, Induction or storage N876UA, former CS B6040 entered XMN 2713/21Jun, Induction or storage N877UA, former CS B6041 entered XMN 2713/11Jul, Induction or storage 4871 has started it's storage package. 4876 has started it's China Sout...

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by CALTECH
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

calpsafltskeds wrote:
764:
N76055 entered HKG 2760/1Aug for maint

772: (After delays)
N209UA sked to enter XMN 2758/5Aug, hopefully for Polaris/PE
N792UA exited XMN 2757/4Aug, maint only


2809 Polaris for sure........

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by CALTECH
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max Engines
Replies: 30
Views: 4079

Re: Max Engines

Just to join this lovely discussion: The engines are attached to the wing. Ah... Thanks for that. But what would happen to all those engines should the max never fly again? This discussion is like the old adage, get 3 lawyers in a room get 4 opinions. You are doing me too much of an honour by takin...

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by CALTECH
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max Engines
Replies: 30
Views: 4079

Re: Max Engines

Remarkably similar, ha ha, they are different. In fact the LEAP-1C might have made the LEAP=1A obsolete since it has a 'O' Reverser nacelle, rather than the 'C/D' nacelle found on the old LEAP-1A. -1A designed for A-320 family, -1C designed for C919. Sounds like they will not find their way onto th...

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by CALTECH
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max Engines
Replies: 30
Views: 4079

Re: Max Engines

Remarkably similar, ha ha, they are different. In fact the LEAP-1C might have made the LEAP=1A obsolete since it has a 'O' Reverser nacelle, rather than the 'C/D' nacelle found on the old LEAP-1A. -1A designed for A-320 family, -1C designed for C919. Sounds like they will not find their way onto th...

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by CALTECH
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Any idea how much time this would save on some of the 15 hr block flights? From a customer perspective, if significant, it could be a differentiation point. It won't be a point of differentiation of the form 'Save two hours on your trip to Sydney!' Think 15-20 minutes. But 15 minutes of fuel twice ...

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by CALTECH
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max Engines
Replies: 30
Views: 4079

Re: Max Engines

Remarkably similar, ha ha, they are different. In fact the LEAP-1C might have made the LEAP=1A obsolete since it has a 'O' Reverser nacelle, rather than the 'C/D' nacelle found on the old LEAP-1A. -1A designed for A-320 family, -1C designed for C919. Sounds like they will not find their way onto the...

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by CALTECH
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max Engines
Replies: 30
Views: 4079

Re: Max Engines

The 1B is an orphan sadly. Rgds Can you show us where the LEAP-1B is a orphan ? For if the LEAP-1B is a orphan, then so are the siblings, the LEAP-1A and -1C. Or is it just someone prattling on...... From October 2018 numbers .................................................Aircraft ..................

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by CALTECH
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Just saw the new livery in person the other day, when 267 diverted. Really like United on the Fuselage, the Blue cowlings and the swoop. The tail however, just looks plain with the loss of the gold and white. Maybe the tail will grow on me. https://discourse-cdn-sjc1.com/infiniteflight/uploads/defau...

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by CALTECH
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max Engines
Replies: 30
Views: 4079

Re: Max Engines

LEAP-1B was developed for the 737MAX. It would not find it's way onto another aircraft. The MAX will fly again.

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by CALTECH
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 17726

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

\Except maintaining ETOPS for aircraft isn't free. There's also the weight penalty. There are certainly examples where U.S. carriers have both ETOPS and non-ETOPS within the same fleet sub-type. Managing complexity is part of the deal with running a big carrier in the 21st century. Yet UA upgraded ...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 17726

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

All of United's 737s are ETOPS, NGs and MAXs. The 737 additions will also be ETOPS. All Airbuses are not ETOPS. Interesting. If they aren't already ETOPS -- and I don't know where you'd get a bunch of ETOPS 73Gs at the moment -- I can't imagine that there's a good business case for getting the addi...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

NOSE #........./TYPE.........../ FLEET CODE 0001-0022......777-224ER ....25 0051-0066 .....767-424 .........64 0101-0141 .....757-224 .........19 0201-0299 .....737-824 .........58 / 68 / 29 0401-0412 .....737-924 .........59 / 29 0413-0479 .....737-924ER ....60 / 29 0501-0542 .....737-824 ............

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by CALTECH
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Parked Airbus Aircraft 4868 N4868U GYR 4867 N5867U BFI 4866 N4866U GYR 4869 N4869U BFI 4870 N870UB GYR 4871 ..............CAN 4876 BSMX ..XMN 4877 BSMX...XMN There are 25 787-10s scheduled. And these were the subCAL orders.... Nose #/Type/ ...MFG S/N/ N #/ .....Fuse #/......FMR OP/REG 1001 ...787-10...

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by CALTECH
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737
Replies: 89
Views: 17726

Re: United beats on 2Q earnings, adding used 737

Regarding these 737-700s, are they or will they be ETOPs certified? Or, are they just going to remain in the continental United States? Too early to know? Just curious if they'll be more or less stock, or if United will deploy them on routes that the MAX might have been used for, like Hawaii and Ca...

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by CALTECH
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

"•In July, expect to cancel approximately 40-45 flights a day, or roughly 1,290 flights for the month •In August, expect to cancel approximately 60 flights a day, or roughly 1,900 flights for the month •In September, expect to cancel approximately 70 flights a day, or roughly 2,100 flights for...

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by CALTECH
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

The MAX grounding has really thrown UA fleet plans up in the air aircraft that were supposed to be retired starting late 2019 will now stay this includes PW 757s. There were a handful of A320s that were supposed to be used for space parts as more used A320s entered the fleet last thing I heard we m...

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by CALTECH
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17611

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

In my personal opinion, yes. It is a good idea to look at the position of the controls during an emergency. There have been countless crashes where someone puts the throttles into a position by mistake and had the other pilot noticed this, the crash could have been avoided. From the BEA report, &qu...

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by CALTECH
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

For the MAX-8s,Former Operator shows UAL so these will be new builds. Looking at the Mfg.S/Ns and Fuselage #s, one can get a idea of approximately when they will be built........... For the MAX updates..... Nose #...........Acft Type............MFG Ser #............N #...........Fuse #...........Yr ...

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by CALTECH
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Any news regarding the used 73G that was slated to be picked up from Copa? So far all info, do not know date of induction yet........ Nose#....Type.............MFG#.....N #....Fuse #....Year Built..............Fmr Operator 0755 ......737-7V3.......29360 ...TBD...1644........2002.......................

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by CALTECH
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I showed the pictures posted here of the damage to several of my coworkers whom have many years of sheetmetal experience. They all said the damage is very extensive.[/quote] Heard figures of just over 10 mil, split was approximately 2 mil between repair and insurance. Nose#/Type.........MFG S/N........

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by CALTECH
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Hearing #123 is going to be scrapped. Just a couple of million apart on insurance and repair cost. I showed the pictures posted here of the damage to several of my coworkers whom have many years of sheetmetal experience. They all said the damage is very extensive. Heard figures of just over 10 mil,...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10330

Re: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)

Green and Yellow systems were lost after takeoff from LGA..........

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by CALTECH
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N684UA is leaving MCO

Do not like both threads being combined

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by CALTECH
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Hearing #123 is going to be scrapped.
Just a couple of million apart on insurance and repair cost.

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by CALTECH
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines
Replies: 51
Views: 13530

Re: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines

That first pic is stunning, looks like it has afterburners. Never seen anything like that glow from behind the engines on any commercial airliner turbofan before. The Bae-146 would do it because the engines were GTFs. But why would the glow be visible on a CFM56? The “ball” of expanding LPT stages ...

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by CALTECH
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

FlyHossD wrote:

IIRC, CO owned 14 of the 16 764s. ALL were delivered to CO new from the factory. CO and .


They were. EWR-MCO was the run the 767-424s were put on.

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by CALTECH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

"United's Fleet team has sold one of the Boeing 747-400s United has kept in storage since United retired the fleet in late 2017, N119UA, and it departed VCV (Victorville, California) June 19 under the ownership of Atlas Air (5Y), which plans to use it for charter flights." Live on, live on...

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by CALTECH
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40095

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Reports are the acft bounced 3 times and came down on the nose landing gear at least once. Crane with slings and a trailer used for towing due to stability and structural concerns. NTSB quarantine in Hangar 55. Both nose wheel says and 4 main wheel says are in quarantine also. We practice these sce...

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by CALTECH
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

"At the 53rd International Paris Air Show, United announced today that it has signed a contract with Embraer for up to 39 Embraer E-175s (20 firm orders and 19 options) in a 70-seat configuration. The order has a value of $1.9 billion, based on Embraer's current list prices, with all options be...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40095

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Reports are the acft bounced 3 times and came down on the nose landing gear at least once. Crane with slings and a trailer used for towing due to stability and structural concerns. NTSB quarantine in Hangar 55. Both nose wheel says and 4 main wheel says are in quarantine also. We practice these sce...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40095

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

With this kind of damage on the nose gear, is possible to tow the plane? If not, what other ways of moving it could be used? Towing using the main gear ? Pick up the front gear with a SuperTug, and off you go. Crane with a sling, then resting on a trailer............ No Supertug https://i0.wp.com/t...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40095

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Pop the misinformed's bubble on 777s too, oh noes........

B777-222 .....MTOW 545,000
B777-222ER MTOW 648,000
B777-224ER MTOW 656,000

Boeing AOG Team is going to perform a damage assessment on 123.

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by CALTECH
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40095

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Ahh so pretty much the underpowered, under performing, lesser performance weighted, less capable, no raft or ETOPS, and lower avionic and communication optioned 757's then. Got it. Hate to burst his bubble but the RR birds are a much better version of the 757. The PW 757 has better fuel burn, is qu...

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by CALTECH
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happened to Continental's 737-900s?
Replies: 13
Views: 3456

Re: What happened to Continental's 737-900s?

United 737-900 MTOW 174,200 Lbs
United 737-900ER MTOW 187,700 Lbs
United 737-9MAX MTOW 194.700 Lbs

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by CALTECH
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 40095

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

Reports are the acft bounced 3 times and came down on the nose landing gear at least once. Crane with slings and a trailer used for towing due to stability and structural concerns. NTSB quarantine in Hangar 55. Both nose wheel says and 4 main wheel says are in quarantine also.

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by CALTECH
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Physial design of control of 737 jackscrew
Replies: 16
Views: 2073

Re: Physial design of control of 737 jackscrew

While researching documents and watching videos about runaway stabilizer on the 737, I came across the information that the manual wheel has the highest priority and will override any electric trim (automatic or manual). I even saw a video of a pilot in a real 737NG cockpit hold the thumb switch an...

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by CALTECH
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

United Express is not and will never be United Airlines. Sorry.... ' United formally partnered with Air Wisconsin, Aspen Airways, and WestAir as United Express, feeding its hubs at Chicago-O'Hare, Denver-Stapleton, and San Francisco International Airports. Air Wisconsin and Aspen would merge in 199...

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by CALTECH
Thu May 30, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

If UA never flew off of the C concourse, can someone explain the video which clearly show an Express flight departing from gate C15? United Express is not and will never be United Airlines. Sorry.... ' United formally partnered with Air Wisconsin, Aspen Airways, and WestAir as United Express, feedi...

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by CALTECH
Thu May 30, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

EvanWSFO wrote:
If UA never flew off of the C concourse, can someone explain the video which clearly show an Express flight departing from gate C15?


United Express is not and will never be United Airlines

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by CALTECH
Thu May 30, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins
Replies: 30
Views: 6085

Re: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins

Now I'm going to say IDK. Upon further review, did a video, but with my bad hearing, if I stop before the wing, I can't tell the difference between the two. The noise gets louder the further back on the wing you go with the EMDPs and fuel pumps. But they sound a lot alike before the wing. With the O...

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by CALTECH
Thu May 30, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happened to Continental's 737-900s?
Replies: 13
Views: 3456

Re: What happened to Continental's 737-900s?

They are all still in United's Fleet, flying along. Big difference is the exit door on the -900ER behind the wing, not there on the -900.
479 is he newest -900ER.
The -800 and -900 have the same MTOW, with the -900 carrying 13 more passengers.

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by CALTECH
Mon May 27, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

The video clearly shows United Express departing out of Concourse C on the last day of operations. This is from a documented news source. What else do you want? Still haven't shown, because it never happened, United Airlines never flew out of C Concourse at Stapleton. How much more do you want, cau...

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by CALTECH
Mon May 27, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

NOSE # TYPE 0001-0022 777-224ER 0051-0066 767-424 0101-0141 757-224 0201-0299 737-824 0401-0412 737-924 0413-0479 737-924ER 0501-0542 737-824 0701-0750 737-724 0751-0752 737-71Q 0753-0754 737-7V3 0801-0849 737-924ER 0851-0859 757-324 0860-0871 757-33N 0880-0899 737-924ER 0901-0913 787-8 0950-0974 78...

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by CALTECH
Sun May 26, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

I’m actually almost certain that UA did have its BAe146 ops out of C at the very end of the Stapleton days, after the the CO hub was shuttered, and just before DIA opened. I believe that they were towards the end of the concourse, maybe gates 26, 27. Can anyone else recall this? Okay, it took a lit...

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by CALTECH
Sun May 26, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2070
Views: 362698

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

0003 - Polaris
0016 - Polaris
6665 - Polaris Hi J
6675 - Polaris Hi J
6684 - Polaris (Hawaiian)
6685 - Polaris (Hawaiian)
6686 - Polaris (Hawaiian)
2018 - Polaris

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by CALTECH
Sun May 26, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins
Replies: 30
Views: 6085

Re: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins

On the 737 NG, both A and B system EMDPS are turned on before pushback or tow with the Bypass Pin installed, according to our checklists.

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by CALTECH
Thu May 23, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins
Replies: 30
Views: 6085

Re: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins

Aircraft is a 737NG, not a old 737, lot's of differences. Don't know where somebody is. The sound is the hydraulic pumps, not the fuel pumps. EMDPs are on for pushback, to have brake pressure in case of breakaway. Old 737s, 'A' System was driven by EDPs, 'B' System was EMDPs, with a Grd Interconnect...

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by CALTECH
Wed May 08, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

At the end of the Stapleton days, UA began a bit of a ramp up, with the reductions of the CO hub. Towards the end of Stapleton, UA was using gates in the C and E concourses, as well as their long home in A and B. Some of the additional gates probably allowed them to bank more flights at peak transf...

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by CALTECH
Wed May 08, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 12207

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

Where in the world did you come up with this misinformation ? Stapleton's own history... ' By the early 1990s, Concourses A and B were exclusively used by United and United Express, Continental used most of Concourses C and D, and most other airlines moved to Concourse E.' Sorry, brother, but he's ...

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