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by Spacepope
Sun Aug 01, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Mitsubishi spacejet back?
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Re: Mitsubishi spacejet back?

embraer175e2 wrote:
Mitsubishi is considering continueng with the spacejet.
What do you guys think?


You got a link for that?

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by Spacepope
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 254
Views: 74989

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Interesting. Presumably the 777F's coming to DHL UK will be from the batch of 8 outstanding orders remaining, but what about the 767F's ? New frame order pending ? Or used frames converted ? 767s are conversions. One is getting ready for delivery now as per skyliner: Boeing 767 -323(F) 29606 752 G-...

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by Spacepope
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Public Flying Demo Tomorrow at EAA Airventure Oshkosh
Replies: 75
Views: 8641

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Public Flying Demo Tomorrow at EAA Airventure Oshkosh

$6-7 Million is a bit steep. That's 50% more than a Basler BT-67 with zero hours on it costs. Twin Otter DHC-6-400 with glass cockpit is also cheaper. With way better runway performance and options like tundra tires, floats, amphibious, skis. You name it. This plane is clearly designed around the F...

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

Saw a short clip on IG/FB can't remember which one, ex-Eva Air Boeing 747-45E(BDSF) B-16402, now N27063 has received some parts from Terra Avia B747-4F6 ER-BAC and ex-Lufthansa B747-430 D-ABVP. Ready for flight testing. Can someone confirm on this? Or was it a different ex-Eva airframe? VCVSpotters...

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 923
Views: 128149

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

stretch8 wrote:
Appears N399AN B763 which went to paint at MLA, after BDSF conversion at TLV, routed MLA-TLV today wearing DHL colors for some maintenance work. Looks good in DHL colors. cheers!


It’s reported to be headed to the UK after that, operated under a G- registration

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 30, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 923
Views: 128149

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

CAM bird N432AX B763 ex Omni Intl routed ROW-ILN today after paint. Now wears Amerijet colors. cheers! Isn't Amerijet a "competitor" to the various ATSG companies ? Just wondering the "business model" here. What do you mean? Whose business model? CAM has leased many aircraft to ...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 30, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SE aeronautics SE200 , a potential disruptor
Replies: 9
Views: 1526

Re: SE aeronautics SE200 , a potential disruptor

Filling a patent and producing an airliner are two different things. They are talking about manufacturing efficiency but they don't seem to produce anything. It looks like a below-average student project, I'm not sure what this kind of company tries to achieve. Yeah, looking at the wing-body join t...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1019
Views: 154737

Re: A350F. Airbus looking to launch: Looking for customers

zeke wrote:
DartHerald wrote:
Much has been made on here of the 763F being popular because its wingspan fits smaller gates


Normal general cargo ramps don’t have gates.


But major cargo hubs like MEM and SDF do.

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by Spacepope
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability
Replies: 130
Views: 13825

Re: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability

You roll into any podunk town out west and find a nice newer hotel with a diner attached? Usually BNSF or its ilk has made that complex to house workers since the local free market doesn't or can't cater to them. I've stayed in them before. Very spartan, but comfy, clean and safe. Company of course...

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by Spacepope
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RNO & US West Airports Fuel Shortages
Replies: 53
Views: 7615

Re: RNO & US West Airports Fuel Shortages

It shouldn't be a surprise that US gasoline demand set an all time record this July 4th . There are way more of us. Compared to the year the API came up with their slogan US Population in 1972 209.9 million US Population in 2020 331.0 million US Population in 2030 *est 359.4 million So even though ...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability
Replies: 130
Views: 13825

Re: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability

Right? lol like what should the crew do? Sleep at the airport? Sleep on the plane, wake up and greet them the next day? lol Which is exactly what happened to an OO flight that diverted to one of the Colorado towns just the other day. There were no rooms and the entire crew slept on the plane until ...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability
Replies: 130
Views: 13825

Re: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability

At least here in the west, it's like everyone has gone on vacation at the same time. Even camping spots are hard to come by and hotels appear to be booked solid. That AA or any company is having a tough time finding lodging is no big surprise at all.

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by Spacepope
Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 NG 10 hrs endurance today??
Replies: 15
Views: 4810

Re: 737 NG 10 hrs endurance today??

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... nes/34j9yx

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727glasair wrote:
Oh...did not know KAL had BBJ's.


This should be the airframe, HL 8222 https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... nes/34j9yx

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6015

Re: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300

WayexTDI wrote:
FlyingElvii wrote:
Saab 2000ski?

Actually, it's more like the Saab 2000 is an Il-114"non-ski" since the Saab flew after the original Il-114.


If that isn’t damning in faint praise…. When the production run of the SAAB 2000 dwarfs yours several decades in.

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to fly ATRs for Amazon?
Replies: 23
Views: 4409

Re: Silver Airways to fly ATRs for Amazon?

MO11 wrote:
Spacepope wrote:
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Scuttlebutt was they were basing these crews out of FWA


Turns out that it's going to be AFW.


Also good, but much less lake effect snow on Texas.

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to fly ATRs for Amazon?
Replies: 23
Views: 4409

Re: Silver Airways to fly ATRs for Amazon?

It’s probably empire Was discussed already in the Amazon thread. Empire is likely doing MX work, but Silver was advertising for pilots to likely crew this operation. Why would they be hiring atr pilots specifically for this? Is it 135 with lower Mins? Or they are keeping crews segregated. Scuttlebu...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to fly ATRs for Amazon?
Replies: 23
Views: 4409

Re: Silver Airways to fly ATRs for Amazon?

32andBelow wrote:
It’s probably empire


Was discussed already in the Amazon thread. Empire is likely doing MX work, but Silver was advertising for pilots to likely crew this operation.

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by Spacepope
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

Hadn't seent his mentioned here yet, but Boeing is opening a 737 BCF conversion line in Costa Rica. Lessor BBAM just firmed an order for 12, and these will be the first put through that line in 2022. 737 BCF orders now top 200. https://www.scramble.nl/civil-news/bbam-orders-more-b737-800bcfs?fbclid=...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG
Replies: 39
Views: 9656

Re: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG

The twitter vid showing flames coming out of the engine after landing and getting put out by fire services is pretty amazing. Glad they got it down in time, an expensive fix with an engine swap and fire damaged flaps. Will it buff out? :D https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E61CE91XoAQGVQb?format=jpg&n...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG
Replies: 39
Views: 9656

Re: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG

The twitter vid showing flames coming out of the engine after landing and getting put out by fire services is pretty amazing. Glad they got it down in time, an expensive fix with an engine swap and fire damaged flaps.

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

It’s always something. The stoppage on the rails is only for 20 and 40 foot containers though, not domestic 53 foot intermodal.

In the meantime PBS News Hour is reporting on a looming rubber shortage that may impact ground haulers.

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 16, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pratt and Whitney JT8D Production
Replies: 6
Views: 1279

Re: Pratt and Whitney JT8D Production

This Wikipedia article states that regular JT8D production ended in 1985? But how is that possible when the last MD-80 was delivered in 1999 and I'm sure airlines still needed replacement engines up until recently? Is the article wrong? And if so, when would the last ones have been built? https://e...

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by Spacepope
Thu Jul 15, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread - 2021
Replies: 438
Views: 102919

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread - 2021

United 777-200 N771UA filed VCV-LAX 6PM - 6:42PM as UA2711. Headed to XMN for maintenance. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n771ua Delta A330-300 N829NW filed VCV-SAL 12PM - 6:32PM as DL9936 tomorrow (Wednesday July 14). https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n829nw Nice catch on N7...

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by Spacepope
Thu Jul 15, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

MO11 wrote:
That would be correct, if you replace "Amazon" with "DHL". Amazon -200s are all ATSG.


Yep, Atlas never operated 762s for Amazon. Only ATI and ABX do.

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by Spacepope
Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread - 2021
Replies: 438
Views: 102919

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread - 2021

United 777-200 N771UA filed VCV-LAX 6PM - 6:42PM as UA2711. Headed to XMN for maintenance. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n771ua Delta A330-300 N829NW filed VCV-SAL 12PM - 6:32PM as DL9936 tomorrow (Wednesday July 14). https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n829nw Nice catch on N7...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK205 emergency landing in Milan
Replies: 15
Views: 4772

Re: EK205 emergency landing in Milan

oldJoe wrote:
DaCubbyBearBar wrote:
Plane got hit pretty good…. That is going to be out of service for a day or 2


better than a write-off


It’ll be out of service for much longer than that.

And let’s not forget Air Transat wrote off an L-1011 after a similar hail encounter.

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 86933

Re: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL

I know this wasn’t disputed anyone, but it is interesting to note that the engine definitely wasn’t spinning on impact given the relative intactness of the blades. I agree with Heinkel, the break point of the fuselage is consistent with just about every 737 accident we have seen with any severe, bu...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER
Replies: 679
Views: 158004

Re: Rumor: Used Delta Aircraft Order

DL's widebody capacity is really unique for a.net. DL cut a number of widebodies (particularly long range - 777s), especially relative to AA and UA (none). DL has so few widebodies compared to its size and its peers with mostly smaller aircraft; I think we all just want DL to have more (I certainly...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

FedEx clearly has no appetite to add any more MD-11s (especially pratt ones) and seems quite content to flog off flying to Western Global even off-peak. I'm pretty-sure that those WGN flights under FedEx callsigns are not standard FedEx flights, which I believe would have to be flown by FedEx pilot...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

I was reading in a web publication that an aircraft broker is getting calls for cargo aircraft and says there are none to be had at this point. Even ones needing heavy maintenance. Yet I see Fed Ex has ex Delta MD-11’s parked with 10k cycles and 50k hours. They also bought and parked the Lufthansa ...

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by Spacepope
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

MO11 wrote:
Swift/iAero leased N859AM yesterday.


So this is a former AeroMexico B738. Is it in or scheduled for conversion?

EDIT: Converted at MIA to freighter early this year, according to planespotters and ferried to GSO on 2 July

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by Spacepope
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHI mulling restarting CRJ production
Replies: 79
Views: 10515

Re: MHI mulling restarting CRJ production

How is the used CRJ700 market? Also isn't E-175 still in production? For question 1, mostly what I've seen is Skywest picking up some used examples recently from France. Their CRJ2 fleet isn't getting any younger and I haven't seen one pop by recently that's any newer than 2004. Many of their CRJ7 ...

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by Spacepope
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs
Replies: 141
Views: 25091

Re: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs

Stupid question here: Can a 772 or 77W get a retrofitted folding wing for Freight Operators? Quick answer is "no". Longer answer is also "no", just with all the reasons it can't be done, which distills down to the wing is not designed for it and to make it designed for it would ...

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by Spacepope
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silk Way Airlines 747 Freighter Engine Failure, RTO and Burst Wheels
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

Re: Silk Way Airlines 747 Freighter Engine Failure, RTO and Burst Wheels

These recent PW4000 engine failures seem to be age-related. There are still a lot of these engines in service so maybe it's time for a temporary grounding and immediate inspection for all engines over a certain age. There have also been a ton of GE CF6 failures since the last Pratt failure that gra...

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by Spacepope
Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

And finally, the Terra Avia paxargo machine ER-BAC has operated FRU-ANC-MHV in recent days. I wonder if this is a sign of the paxargo market going away from them. According to the entry on Skyliner for her (so take with appropriate grains of salt) she was flown to MHV on return to lessor. Might or ...

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by Spacepope
Mon Jul 05, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silk Way Airlines 747 Freighter Engine Failure, RTO and Burst Wheels
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

Re: Silk Way Airlines 747 Freighter Engine Failure, RTO and Burst Wheels

Can someone explain the propose of the tires deflating? I searched fuseable plugs and understand their purpose in a boiler. During a RTO is the air inside the tires so hot that it needs to be released, before the tires are damaged? I can see why brakes pads would be hot, but don’t see the connectio...

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by Spacepope
Mon Jul 05, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silk Way Airlines 747 Freighter Engine Failure, RTO and Burst Wheels
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

Re: Silk Way Airlines 747 Freighter Engine Failure, RTO and Burst Wheels

These recent PW4000 engine failures seem to be age-related. There are still a lot of these engines in service so maybe it's time for a temporary grounding and immediate inspection for all engines over a certain age. There have also been a ton of GE CF6 failures since the last Pratt failure that gra...

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by Spacepope
Mon Jul 05, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs
Replies: 141
Views: 25091

Re: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs

Quite possibly the 767 will be the 2021 widebody order champion. If someone had told me that might happen in 2011, I wouldn't have been able to stop laughing. That said, the 767 sales are coming to an end due to the carbon limits. In my opinion, there is no way to meet the upcoming standard without...

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by Spacepope
Sun Jul 04, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread - 2021
Replies: 438
Views: 102919

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread - 2021

Thank you sharing those amazing shots @VCVSpotter! The 747 is forever a beauty; gracious yet powerful at the same time. ER-BAC could use some repainting or wash. She looks pretty worn. I am wondering why they named her "Punnagai Poo" who is a Malaysian radio personality, film producer and...

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 03, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Retires Last DC-10-10 Freighter
Replies: 43
Views: 8490

Re: FedEx Retires Last DC-10-10 Freighter

Dont count the -10 out just yet, word is these aircraft have plenty of C-check time left; I wouldn't be surprised to see them back at Christmas... I'll take that bet. Airframes maybe have time, but these were the very last users of the CF6-6 on the planet. I doubt there's much of any green time lef...

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 03, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

And a FedEx MD-10-30 did a little offroading at IND. https://avherald.com/h?article=4e9bd3ce&opt=0 Flap found on the ground (those are supposed to stay ON the aircraft) and damaged pavement. N313FE, a very young -10 (as these things go). Looks like it had a heavy check in May, 68280 hours, 24223...

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 03, 2021 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Retires Last DC-10-10 Freighter
Replies: 43
Views: 8490

Re: FedEx Retires Last DC-10-10 Freighter

crownvic wrote:
Spacepope wrote:
aemoreira1981 wrote:

That was the final -10-10.


Yep, the -10, -15, and -40 are now extinct. It’s a good thing I’m a paleontologist, they are my domain now.


I thought Omega still has at least one -40 still?


Haven’t seen it pop up for a while. They were buying up the Dutch KDC-10s for replacement

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by Spacepope
Sat Jul 03, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Retires Last DC-10-10 Freighter
Replies: 43
Views: 8490

Re: FedEx Retires Last DC-10-10 Freighter

aemoreira1981 wrote:
FlyingViking wrote:
How many DC-10-10 are still flying, and with whom?


That was the final -10-10.


Yep, the -10, -15, and -40 are now extinct. It’s a good thing I’m a paleontologist, they are my domain now.

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1672
Views: 242430

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

CX747 wrote:
So, what's a work week like for a 747-400F in 2021 you ask?

National's N756CA, a jet that slept in Arizona from 2013-2019,



I just waved as she blasted out of COS.

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 86933

Re: 737 Cargo in water at HNL

is it possible they experienced problems with the engine, then shut down the wrong one like we've seen in the past. Hence had two non working engines? Listening to the ATC audio they mention the #1 out and losing the other engine due to overheating…. The only 2 SDRs since 2017 for this bird BOTH ha...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Draken International Buys 12 Ex-Dutch F-16's
Replies: 2
Views: 1080

Re: Draken International Buys 12 Ex-Dutch F-16's

These are pretty tired frames, I’m surprised they have much usable life in them, particularly for aggressor type of work which I’d think will involve a lot of high-G maneuvering. Of course, who knows, maybe they plan to just buy 2 or 3 times what they need, super cheap, so they have all of the spar...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 86933

Re: 737 Cargo in water at HNL

If it’s not fuel contamination, there aren’t many other explanations for both engines failing. I agree that an EPA exemption for DEF in airside airport vehicles makes a great deal of sense, at the very least until better safeguards and practices can be developed to avoid cross-contamination. Every ...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs
Replies: 141
Views: 25091

Re: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs

The 767 has a long life but they aren't going to fly forever. The converted ones have a much shorter service life, I'm willing to bet even shorter than the 20 year CAM guarantee. Heresy!! :smile: :smile: Using N740AX (LN6) as an example, she's now around 39.5 years old. She was at DL for like 23 ye...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs
Replies: 141
Views: 25091

Re: FedEx firms options on 20 more 763Fs

Was reading on a defense web site that the USAF is going to tender a bid for additional tankers. https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2661546/air-force-releases-bridge-tanker-sources-sought-announcement/ Might this be the opportunity for Boeing to put those GenX 2B on and keep the commer...

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by Spacepope
Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 86933

Re: 737 Cargo in water at HNL

The utilization of that airframe (N810TA) has been crazy. 60+ cycles in the past week alone on an bird that's 46 years old. Looking for SDRs and the last two (from 2018 and 19) are both for engine failures. 30 months ago (seriously, this should have a heavy check in there but....) she had 71,706 ho...

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