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by na
Fri Mar 19, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which aircraft will replace the Airbus A330-200 at Air France?
Replies: 60
Views: 9224

Re: Which aircraft will replace the Airbus A330-200 at Air France?

I think replacement of the 77E is the next AF priority.

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by na
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

skipness1E wrote:
Air Canada old colours? One is to leave the fleet. Might just be white in odd light.

Yes, the light is bad for judging colors. But somehow it appears to be slightly metallic paint. Could it be Virgin Australia? Etihad?

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by na
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

F-GSPS seems to be the second AF 77E retirement.
Ex Virgin Australia 77W, VH-VOZ, has been sold (or returned to lessor).
And another EK 77W, ex A6-ECP, left Dubai for the US desert.
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https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

F-GSPS seems to be the second AF 77E retirement.
Ex Virgin Australia 77W, VH-VOZ, has been sold (or returned to lessor).
And another EK 77W, ex A6-ECP, left Dubai for the US desert.

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by na
Thu Mar 18, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

AerFin, announced the delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER to Tarmac Aerospace in Tarbes, France for dismantling. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cgSDp_KLWXo/YFN3T5hVg4I/AAAAAAAAF98/-FwK8oLFfbcSUuQSjMxoKaIItjuu77SBwCLcBGAsYHQ/s878/Aerfin_B777-300ER.png https://www.aerfin.com/latest/news/aerfin-adds-boeing-777...

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by na
Mon Mar 15, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1276
Views: 356558

Re: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread

Long live the Queen and Godspeed.
What follows, are Meghans at best;-) Pretty maybe, but boring and with less style.

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by na
Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 265
Views: 20984

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

And yet somehow seemingly every company that touches Queen Mary ends up bankrupt. What does that tell you? That it needs to be maintained by public funds for a part. Like any very important landmark. Queen Mary is the most significant institution of Long Beach, and over that, unique in the world. Y...

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by na
Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 265
Views: 20984

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

Seems an MSC cruise ship has gone on fire in Corfu . https://i.ibb.co/K6p3xq2/12163154-47-C6-4209-A917-D38068-EAE2-A6.jpg MS Lirica, 59.000 GRT. Seems to be a very massive fire on the boat deck. However, it is under control now. I wonder if its worth repairing in this climate. Only 17 years old, ye...

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by na
Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 265
Views: 20984

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

I thought of it the other day. Not surprising in the current climate. Be it as it is, the Queen Mary is the world´s sole survivor of an era. And it significantly contributed to winning WWII by transporting a large part of the US troops to Europe which together with the British liberated France and ...

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by na
Wed Mar 10, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 26035

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

What is the reason behind that some 748s do carry a test registration before delivery, others (most) not? For example N626UP did, N625UP didn't.

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by na
Wed Mar 10, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 265
Views: 20984

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

The article suggests that the owners were a bit optimistic asking for 10,000,000 Euros. If you compare the tonnage with the number of passengers, the the number of tons per passenger seems to be relatively high. Is Stockholm/Astoria a ship you think is significant enough to preserve as a hotel or m...

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by na
Wed Mar 10, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?
Replies: 36
Views: 1914

Re: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?

colour temperature preference? For me that means if I prefer warmer or cooler tones on furniture and paint, rich colours or a monochromatic atmosphere. In the past I preferred the Bauhaus style, chrome, leather, a lot of white, large windows down to the floor, combined with wooden floors and a few r...

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by na
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

Next ANA 77W - JA734A - heading to MHV for the scrappers. Would have thought the ANA frames would be good candidates for the 77WP2F conversion programme. Every retired 77W except the Jet Aw frames could be a candidate for conversion, but the number of retired planes by far exceeds the scale of the ...

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by na
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

That AF is retiring some 77Es is not a surprise. That the first one is one of the younger frames must surely be because of an upcoming major maintenance. And I wouldn't wonder if more than just 3 others will follow later this year. I am surprised that BA hasn´t announced yet to retire some of their ...

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by na
Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4
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ANA really means it.
Another 777-381 ferried to Mojave to be turned into coke cans. Or Corona beer cans, who knows?

773 JA757A, ln. 442 (2003, wfu 2021 for scrap)

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

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by na
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 26035

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

I also cannot see any sense in this backward filling up of this UPS serial number block, however out of sequence building is more often noticed. UPS ordered 14 747-8F aircraft (second batch) and four 767-300F aircraft in February 2018, see : https://www.boeing.com/commercial/customers/ups/747-8-767...

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by na
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

77E JA706J, ln.464 (2003, wfu 2021 for scrap)
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Today also a JAL 777 performed its last flight:
https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

77E JA706J, ln.464 (2003, wfu 2021 for scrap)

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by na
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

In the Jet Aw. thread there is picture showing another 77W in advanced stages of scrapping.

77W VT-JEX, ln.675 (2007, wfu 2019, scrapped 2020/2021)

What a waste. This one has only seen 11 1/2 years of service with three Airlines, Jet Airways, Gulf Air and Etihad.

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by na
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 25746

Re: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020

I don’t think ANA is retiring ALL 777s, I believe it is only the domestic 777s as they had announced back in October I believe. Two ANA 77Ws are already parked in a scrapyard. Today two 777s, both late built -281 and 381, thus aircraft employed on domestic runs, have been ferried to the US to meet ...

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by na
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

ANA has ferried two more 777s to the US desert for scrapping, making it 4 in 2 weeks:

773 JA756A, ln.440 (2003, wfu 01/2021 for scrap)
772 JA711A, ln.482 (2004, wfu 2020, 01/2021 for scrap)

sources: skyline-aviation and flightaware.

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by na
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

... It’s a real shame Boeing themselves can’t develop a BCF conversion program for these B777-300ER’s as this will surely be driving down residual values for the worldwide fleet. A bit of "chiken-and-egg" going on here. Boeing cannot be seen as the first one to develop a conversion progra...

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by na
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 26035

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

The serial number for L/N 1563, N626UP has been published in the FAA registry : 65781 See : https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Search/MMSResult?Statetxt=WA&Mmstxt=13848CK&Countrytxt=US So Boeing is working backwards! Any sense behind this other than confusing the book keepers? N621UP ...

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by na
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

ANA is accelerating its 777 fleet reduction schedule. The next one is: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=4 77W JA732A, ln.511 (Wfu 01/2021) 6277849 As this is a 777-300ER, even if an early one from 2005, the information that it will be scrapped needs confirmation. Same goe...

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by na
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139967

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

https://twitter.com/fl360aero/status/13 ... 0429691910

Fuselage bent and ripped open over the wings on both sides, right there were the strongest structure is. This veteran won't fly anymore.
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Spacepope wrote:
Update on the 734F hard landing: Fuselage crumpled behind the wingbox. Ouch! https://twitter.com/fl360aero/status/13 ... 0429691910

Fuselage bent and ripped open over the wings on both sides, right there were the strongest structure is. This veteran won't fly anymore.

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by na
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139967

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Ex KLM 747-400 PH-BFW is supposedly set to depart the Netherlands in the next week or two for conversion to full freighter by IAI at TLV. This would be the second 747 to make this style journey in the past two months, as ex-Virgin 747-400 G-VXLG is already at TLV and #1 in line for conversion. 747-...

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by na
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139967

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

The 747 in question is B-2427. The last photo of it was taken about 3 months ago. Overall, seemed to be in pretty good shape. Figure someone should be poking around looking at that jet. Factory 747 freighter with only 14+ years of hours/cycles is a good deal. Someone like National, Western Global, ...

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by na
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 89
Views: 26035

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

According to Matt Cawby the next 747-8F (L/N 1683, RC689, N626UP) is already out of the FAL (during the night 18/19 January ), so it seems that the assembly rate is already increased a little bit. See last sentence (typo L/N 1684) : http://kpae.blogspot.com/2021/01/paine-field-january.html Note : t...

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by na
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139967

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

I just see that planespotters.com lists former B-HUH/N286BC as "scrapped". If true, it would be the first and only 744F that has been dismantled so far. Unless that Grandstar plane stored at Beijing since end of 2011 has been treated so as well recently. Last photo of it dates from 2018 an...

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by na
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1127
Views: 139967

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Are there many 744F or P2F in storage right now? Bringing back a 742 hints that very few 744's in the desert are worthy of return. Doubt there will be any further conversions of 744's. I don’t think there are many (744F in storage) but there are a few. Don’t know all of them, but here are some that...

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by na
Mon Jan 18, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Eastern taking a 747-400BCF
Replies: 9
Views: 2458

Rumor: Eastern taking a 747-400BCF

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=3

Is Eastern opening Cargo business?

The aircraft is a former SAA-plane, later flying freight for Cathay Pacific and Air Hongkong. Last year it was reported to go to 21 Air, but that operators expansion plan seems stalled.
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https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=3

Is Eastern opening Cargo business?

The aircraft is a former SAA-plane, later flying freight for Cathay Pacific and Air Hongkong. Last year it was reported to go to 21 Air, but that operators expansion plan seems stalled.

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by na
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

772 JA705A, ln.137 (wfu 2021 for scrap)
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Another ANA 777 headed to the scrappers at Mojave:

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

772 JA705A, ln.137 (wfu 2021 for scrap)

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by na
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea flown last B717 commercial flight
Replies: 61
Views: 29262

Re: Volotea flown last B717 commercial flight

Was Volotea they only European 717 operator ever?

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by na
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 987
Views: 53136

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Madness. Unprecedented in US history. The last office days of the biggest liar in US history ends in disgrace and scenes as if it were to happen in a banana republic.
I have not much hope for it, but I'd like to see not only these morons who stormed the Congress in prison, but also their boss.

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by na
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021
Replies: 34
Views: 8326

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2021

This is a list showing all 777s which have either been scrapped so far, are in the process of dismantling, were lost in accidents, have been permanently withdrawn from use, or retired from its last operator, or are in danger to never fly again. Granted, some ex-DL or ex-NZ 777s might be flying again...

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by na
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Last report for 2020: Alitalia (or to be precise, its successor which brandname still seems to be undecided) will shrink its 777-fleet by half until April 2021. This means six more 777 retirees. As those are mostly over 15 years old, chances nowadays are quite low to see them flying again. Btw, with...

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by na
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1645
Views: 386798

Re: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

No matter that the company is being renamed, in all of this it isn't quite clear if the new Airline will still be called Alitalia as a brand or not. As for the longhaul fleet, all of the 14 A330-200s will have to go, and 6 out of the 12-strong 777-fleet (I assume the oddball 77W will be among the r...

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by na
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark lastest interview Part1: The A380 and business impact.
Replies: 188
Views: 17327

Re: Tim Clark lastest interview Part1: The A380 and business impact.

Pretty sure, many EK 777s are also operating on a loss...

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by na
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LH Cargo considers prolonging lifespan of MD-11F's
Replies: 170
Views: 51442

Re: Updated: LH Cargo considers prolonging lifespan of MD-11F's

D-ALCB just left for UPS.

The final LH MD-11-flight depends on the demands of the Corona vaccine transport business. But it has been decided that the last one will be gone before the summer of 2021.

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by na
Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

ANA JA712A, ln.495 from 2004. This one carried the Star Alliance livery.
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Another ANA 77E today for the scrappers at Mojave:
https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

ANA JA712A, ln.495 from 2004. This one carried the Star Alliance livery.

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by na
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Are there any news about the fate of Deltas retired 777 fleet? With ca. 100 77Es in storage everywhere, are some of Deltas 18 already in the process of parting-out? The same could be asked about the ca. 20 ex-SQ and NokScoot 77Es which were returned to Boeing. Any reports from Saudi Arabia about the...

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by na
Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Part of the GECAS future 77W freighter stock perhaps..? Perhaps, but there are far more 77Ws being retired to be all candidates for freighter conversion. Btw, a third ex-Jet Aw. 77W, registered 2-TJEH and owned by Irish interests, is being flown to Lourdes, too. This one will apparently be scrapped...

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by na
Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 425
Views: 100392

Re: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection

Hardly understandable. A company with too little money and too many widebodies takes three new ones. On top of that, not of the newest, most efficient type, no, of an outgoing, aging model. Leased, ok. But we all know that late-built widebodies don't have long lives.

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by na
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020
Replies: 472
Views: 111130

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020

Korean Air is sending HL7402, its second to last Boeing 747-400, to Anchorage for what appears to be retirement. HL7402's Korean Air logo has been removed: https://twitter.com/Nuri_MUA/status/1333225983831199744 HL7402 now en-route to OSC in Michigan. Not sure why, but Kalitta has a big maintenance...

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by na
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 337
Views: 88559

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

When is the last 77W planned to roll off the assembly line?

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by na
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

A6-ECL 77W just taxied past me at DXB as EK 2646. All white.... off to a new home perhaps...? Next candidate for freighter conversion perhaps? There are far too many surplus 77Ws to be all converted to freighters. How many can Bedek convert in a year? https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=...

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by na
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 25746

ANA 777-300ER for scrap (?)

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=4 I am a bit surprised to read this. It was reported that ANA is retiring a number of 77Ws, but scrapping? On the other hand, dozens of 77Ws are being retired or put in longterm storage these days. ANA, NZZ, CX, EK etc., too many to be all...

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by na
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=3

Seems like a second ex Jet Airways 777-300ER (after line no.693 ex VT-JEJ/VT-JEQ) has been ferried to the US for scrapping. The first one went to Greenwood, this one to Tupelo.
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https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=3

Seems like a second ex Jet Airways 777-300ER (after line no.693 ex VT-JEJ/VT-JEQ) has been ferried to the US for scrapping. The first one went to Greenwood, this one to Tupelo.

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by na
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargolux looking ‘very closely’ at 777-300ER conversion
Replies: 74
Views: 14189

Re: Cargolux looking ‘very closely’ at 777-300ER conversion

Sad, but inevitable in the longterm.
The 77W conversion program is a big blow for Boeing. I seriously limits the chances for factory-built freighters.

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by na
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 747-200F operator
Replies: 1
Views: 1764

New 747-200F operator

https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b747-23111.htm

Kyrgyz operator Aerostan has acquired two former NW/Kalitta 747-200 converted freighters. The line.-nos are 594 from 1984 and 675 from 1988.
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https://www.airfleets.net/ficheapp/plane-b747-23111.htm

Kyrgyz operator Aerostan has acquired two former NW/Kalitta 747-200 converted freighters. The line.-nos are 594 from 1984 and 675 from 1988.

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by na
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, als...

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by na
Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020
Replies: 144
Views: 37216

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Despite dozens and dozens of 777 retirements happening as we speak it has been quiet here. That's strange, as the 744 and A330/340 retirement threads are pretty lively. Delta has retired its last 777s in October. Air New Zealand is retiring all 777s. CX has parked the bulk of its huge 777 fleet in ...

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