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by pdxswa
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

No rumor fact from the drawings that the POP put out. The concourse connector is going away. The construction has been going on for sometime. Gates C-2,C-4, D-2, and D-4 are gone forever. https://www.portofportland.com/Newsroom I’m hearing rumors that the concourse connector is going down at Pdx in...

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by pdxswa
Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

No rumor fact from the drawings that the POP put out. The concourse connector is going away. https://www.portofportland.com/Newsroom I’m hearing rumors that the concourse connector is going down at Pdx in early January. Sounds like a new one will replace it, but there won’t be a seating area to rela...

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by pdxswa
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

That I do not know but with the weather here in Oregon going to turn slowly to rain. I would not think until next year. The north ramp project is not on hold. Thanks for the update Ramprat74.....Did the Port of portland shelve plans for redoing the north ramp to accommodate more RON?? I haven't seen...

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by pdxswa
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

The north ramp project is not on hold. Boutique does not fly out of the new Atlantic terminal. They converted the front office of the old Skywest hangar into their FBO. Thanks for the update Ramprat74.....Did the Port of portland shelve plans for redoing the north ramp to accommodate more RON?? I ha...

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by pdxswa
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

HA here has been reduced to 4 X a week.

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by pdxswa
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

As I said before BA is not coming here next year. DL released its latest W20-S21 Transoceanic schedule today which is subject to change, of course. Both AMS and HND are scheduled to resume from PDX for S21. As mentioned in earlier posts, PDX-LHR is not scheduled to resume. I find it interesting that...

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Troop charter bringing home some of our soldiers from overseas.


AS737MAX wrote:
UA 772 inbound from ELP..arrival just before 2pm PST: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2572

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by pdxswa
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

BA is not going to be doing PDX-LHR next year. Some thinking - what's the possibility of American Airlines launching Portland to London on its own metal? AA has a JV with BA so either airline could serve the route. AA has its enhanced partnership with Alaska which encompasses Portland since it's a &...

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by pdxswa
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

They might be back. I am surprised Air Canada is considering the border is closed to only essential workers.

pdxav8r wrote:
pdxswa wrote:
Nice to see Air Canada Express back at PDX.


Agreed. Is Westjet coming back anytime soon?

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by pdxswa
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Nice to see Air Canada Express back at PDX.

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by pdxswa
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Yes that is correct they are evacuating because of Hurricane Douglas.

pdx wrote:
HA has 6 planes arriving PDX Saturday night and early Sunday morning.
Flights numbers are 26/8040/8032/8030/8026/8028. Five from HNL and
one from OGG. Are they moving them away from Hurricane Douglas?

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by pdxswa
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Boeing paint its planes before delivery
Replies: 7
Views: 1610

Re: Does Boeing paint its planes before delivery

They are painted at more places than mentioned. KGEG, KARA so no KPDX and VCV are not the two only places.

asuflyer wrote:
When not painted at the factory they are primarily sent to painting at PDX. A few aircraft have been painted at VCV.

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by pdxswa
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA cancels Portland (PDX)
Replies: 16
Views: 8418

Re: BA cancels Portland (PDX)

It is unfortunate to see BA cancel. There is a 14 day quarantine for anyone going to the UK in effect. It is unfortunate given the current circumstances. But it is necessary IMHO. I am sure the withdrawal of the BA 744 fleet has had an impact too.

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by pdxswa
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

The new terminal is great. I don't know what you were expecting but what is currently going on right now ? The new PDX concourse E extension is quite underwhelming for me. It's open and airing but does not wow me. A lot of wasted space with few eateries. Where are all the Portland restaurants the Po...

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by pdxswa
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1
Replies: 49
Views: 7011

Re: Hawaii reopening delayed until Sep. 1

Having lived in the islands for a number of years. It is a sad day reading about this. When Hawaii is dependent upon tourism for its economy. There was talk of bubbles for visitors from Korea and Japan where the numbers are low. Japan and Korea bring a lot money into the islands. This never panned o...

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by pdxswa
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

It is not happening at all this year. Hopefully next year. As you know there is a 14 day quarantine to the UK in effect.

pdx wrote:
BA still planning a 02SEP start-up, 5 days a week.
Do you think it'll happen???

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by pdxswa
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

It's actually the 14th

lhpdx wrote:
July 15th...........

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by pdxswa
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Construction is in full swing Gates C-2,4 D-2,4 have been removed. The ramp around them is being removed.

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by pdxswa
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Air Canada/ West Jet will use E13

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by pdxswa
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Frontier, Jet Blue and Spirit will be increasing frequency here in July !

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by pdxswa
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

WGA is no longer coming here. Atlas is not replacing WGA. Atlas is flying this flight on behalf of NCA.

flyoregon wrote:
Anyone know if Western Global is still doing the cargo flights on behalf of ANA from Tokyo? Seeing an Atlas Air 744 inbound from NRT right now wondering if Atlas is replacing WGA

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by pdxswa
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

AS has been removing some of their parked planes from the cross runway here. It is nice to see this happening.

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by pdxswa
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

Icelandair and Condor will not be coming at all to PDX in 2020. Delta flight attendants allegedly received a memo yesterday warning them that the PDX base may close and they would be relocated to other west coast bases. Not a good sign for the return of PDX-AMS/HND/LHR. Wow, if true, a real loss for...

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It's already found a new owner !

FLALEFTY wrote:
It looks like there is at least one of the four B748F's ready and waiting to be delivered to Volga-Dnepr:

https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/ ... rgo/edwmmv

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by pdxswa
Fri May 29, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 568
Views: 79337

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2020

WN has twice a day PDX-DEN with the loads being very good right now. Where does this reduced frequency come from ? Glad the PDX-DEN gap has finally been filled by AS. Next big hole in the PDX network is UA PDX-LAX. Probably a good move by Alaska to re-try this market. With UA, WN, and F9 all having ...

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by pdxswa
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 187823

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Departing for their participation in the OIAS 2019

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by pdxswa
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 187823

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

What a pleasure it was to see the Red Arrows up close and personal on their first ever visit to Oregon.

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by pdxswa
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9142

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

Another one

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by pdxswa
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9142

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

Still more

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by pdxswa
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9142

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

Another one

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by pdxswa
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9142

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

Here is another

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by pdxswa
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9142

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

Here's another this one is pretty obvious IMHO there is only a registration and nothing else.

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by pdxswa
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9142

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

Here is one which really perplexes me as to why it was added. There are no titles on this whatsoever. No registration no airline. Yet it is titled at Emirates and its registration. It was even on the front page too. How can this get by.

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by pdxswa
Fri May 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 187823

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Southern Air 3603 taxiing into south cargo. Welcome to PDX Prime Air !

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by pdxswa
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 187823

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

What a nice surprise here at PDX !

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by pdxswa
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 7269

Re: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?

I am not here for a lesson in photography Daniel. If it was there would be different title to this thread. Royal started this topic because there was some blatant abuse of views. Other photographers are not getting a fair share of there time in the spotlight on the site because of this. If you want ...

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by pdxswa
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 7269

Re: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?

I agree with Royal. If you look at the photos of this person in question. There are large amounts of views for airframes that are very common. It is quite obvious that his views are artificially inflated. How did the conversation turn from photos taken in poor light ? It is about inflated views ! qu...

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by pdxswa
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 187823

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Air Canada Rouge is doing the YYZ service. AC PDX-YYZ MAY 0.2>0[0.4] JUN 1.0>0.5[1.0] So much for Air Canada going daily year round with the A319? WestJet? I assume this is due to the max grounding. Hopefully temporary. AC PDX-YYZ MAY 0.2>0[0.4] JUN 1.0>0.5[1.0] So much for Air Canada going daily ye...

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by pdxswa
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Simply a great livery. Always a pleasure to see it and the other Neo here at PDX.

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by pdxswa
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Not good for any airline when it happens. The chances were probably higher because there are so few of them in service ? You are welcome ! Yes both of the bird strikes took place on approach to PDX. On the same HA Neo months apart. One last week and the other one was a month or so ago. The most rece...

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by pdxswa
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Yes both of the bird strikes took place on approach to PDX. On the same HA Neo months apart. One last week and the other one was a month or so ago. The most recent one was more severe as. The plane was here for 4 days. What is even more interesting is. This same frame suffered a bird strike a month ...

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by pdxswa
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

What is even more interesting is. This same frame suffered a bird strike a month before coming into here. It left yesterday 10/18/19 around 1445 hours. Well no doubt anyone on that wait-list cleared for boarding today, must be empty by HA standards with the up-gauge, only sold to A-321 capacity. A n...

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by pdxswa
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

N214HA suffered another bird strike Sunday night. It is sitting over in the new space reserved for HA here at PDX. By the UPS ramp.

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by pdxswa
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

RWA380 thank you !

RWA380 wrote:
pdxswa wrote:
Always nice to see the Queen of the Skies here in the new Cathay livery. With a south runway closure always a pleasure !


Thanks again Bill for all the great shots from PDX, keep 'em coming.

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by pdxswa
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Always nice to see the Queen of the Skies here in the new Cathay livery. With a south runway closure always a pleasure !

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by pdxswa
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

I do not know if it diverted from SEA. I do know it did a no flaps and no thrust reverser landing. The ARFF had to shoot the brakes as they were a little hot......

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by pdxswa
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

If anyone wants to know why there were 2 Condor 767s here today. The one last night was late in arriving. It also had a no flaps landing hence all the ARFF vehicles greeted it upon arrival. The crew timed out and it never left.

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by pdxswa
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Thank you ! Having the south closed always helps. FYI new LED lights are being installed on the south. After the same work was done on the north. The new lights on the north are 1000 times better. Pilots are really liking the upgrade ! 5200895 Welcome back Prime Air ! Nice catch, Bill! Nice to see t...

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by pdxswa
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Welcome back Prime Air !

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by pdxswa
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 140309

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

I have always seen the NORAD alerts depart from here. Little did I know that this for an unfortunate reason.

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