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by seahawks7757
Fri Dec 04, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread [Ungrounded by FAA 18NOV2020]
Replies: 339
Views: 467818

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020 [Ungrounded by FAA 18NOV2020]

The first 737 MAX to be issued an Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA since the grounding. To be N27519 when delivered. Now in the database.

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by seahawks7757
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Abuse of the Priority Uploading privilege
Replies: 12
Views: 2256

Re: Abuse of the Priority Uploading privilege

I was not aware that Sports Charters were eligible for Priority Screening, thank you for sharing that. With regards to the B-52, all I see is a small sticker, as you mentioned mil jets change all the time, I did not think such a change was eligible (still don't). But, all is not lost. I see your us...

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by seahawks7757
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Abuse of the Priority Uploading privilege
Replies: 12
Views: 2256

Re: Abuse of the Priority Uploading privilege

Ahhh...wow! I get my own Royal Scott King thread! First off, thanks for publically attempting to assasinate my character and hiding it under the guise of " I inquired about this in private, but was told that the screeners rely on information from the uploader; so I am creating this thread. &qu...

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by seahawks7757
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 86201

Re: Sources: United ordering 50 A321 XLR

PHLspecial wrote:
That's quite a headline. So much for the Max 10 TATL. If true that would be another win for Airbus!


The Max 10 order will stay. They’ll use it on other routes since it doesn’t have the range.

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by seahawks7757
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?
Replies: 66
Views: 11151

Re: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?

Just to be pedantic the 737-900s (non-ERs) have blended winglets vs split Scimitars. Not entirely correct. Here's three different -900s with split scimitar winglets. I also flew on a -900 with split scimitar winglets just last September. 4940537,4601605,5178709 Along with the Alaska none er 900’s a...

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by seahawks7757
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS MAX impact and the NEO's future
Replies: 261
Views: 47013

Re: AS MAX impact and the NEO's future

The MAX 8 is still more efficient than the A320 NEO. If Boeing starts it's NSA program to replace the 737 earlier than initially planned, Airbus is going to need to do a NEO on the A220 or develop a new 6 abreast single aisle aircraft. At least NEO is flying. None of us know what Max will look like...

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by seahawks7757
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS MAX impact and the NEO's future
Replies: 261
Views: 47013

Re: AS MAX impact and the NEO's future

The MAX is not certified yet. It is still guessing that the grounded frames go into operation in March. Deliveries overall must be delayed, not only because of the delivery stops and the now following slow flow out of the already produce frames, but also because production rate was cut and there wi...

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by seahawks7757
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS MAX impact and the NEO's future
Replies: 261
Views: 47013

Re: AS MAX impact and the NEO's future

snowzilla wrote:
The NEO’s were pushed back beyond 2022, not the Max’s. They have 2 now stored in Moses Lake.


Only one is at Moses. The other is still on the ramp at BFI

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by seahawks7757
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?
Replies: 66
Views: 11151

Re: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?

All AS 737s minus a few ancient 739 non-ERs have split scimitars and have had them since like 2015 Are you sure about that. At LAS I saw an AS 787 land (looked like an -800) in the older livery with no winglets at all and the cockpit eyebrows still there. Also, Sun Country has some raw 73G (no wing...

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by seahawks7757
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?
Replies: 66
Views: 11151

Re: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?

All AS 737s minus a few ancient 739 non-ERs have split scimitars and have had them since like 2015 Are you sure about that. At LAS I saw an AS 787 land (looked like an -800) in the older livery with no winglets at all and the cockpit eyebrows still there. Also, Sun Country has some raw 73G (no wing...

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by seahawks7757
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 73618

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

tullamarine wrote:
You can't help thinking this is more an effort to ramp up the pressure on Boeing to get MAX sorted sooner rather than later. I still can't imagine them moving away from their all-737 fleet.



Yes cause rushing has proven to work out so well so far for the Max

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by seahawks7757
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9252

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

And let’s not forget, screeners are volunteers who work day jobs and give up there free time to help make this site run. I’m not sure if calling them out in a public forum is the most effective way to communicate and hope they stick around.

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by seahawks7757
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Does correct info no longer matter?
Replies: 21
Views: 9252

Re: Does correct info no longer matter?

I wasn’t aware it was hard to submit a correction. Just easier to come here and complain I guess

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by seahawks7757
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 213940

Re: Alaska Airlines repaints Airbus fleet

It must have required a full repaint of the engines given the amount of time spent there. Too bad they didn't have the foresight to use a decal, but at least they kept the livery. On another note, I was in Seattle last week and noticed most of the 737s still have the Proudly All Boeing marks on the...

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by seahawks7757
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A photo that is never going to be accepted but a nice one to share
Replies: 15
Views: 6775

Re: A photo that is never going to be accepted but a nice one to share

The weather today is really bad. Not surprisingly got rejected for a ton of reasons for this flyover A2A. I recall a funny thing when I was interviewed by a professional photographic committee for a national association's membership eligibility. The chairman says aerospotting is literally the easie...

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by seahawks7757
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 31981

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

It's a shame if there are destinations cut from DAL, I always consider AS when I am flying to the west coast. I haven't flown them since the switch to regional jets back in November, if the frequencies were there I would consider status matching from WN, especially if they were at least occasional ...

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by seahawks7757
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 213940

Re: Alaska Airlines repaints Airbus fleet

Terrible picture but it looks unchanged. Assume just removed the Virgin logos. May hoof it over to B gates for closer look. It must have required a full repaint of the engines given the amount of time spent there. Too bad they didn't have the foresight to use a decal, but at least they kept the liv...

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by seahawks7757
Sat May 18, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Singapore Airlines Start SIN-YVR With 787-10 or does it need A350-900 like SIN-SEA
Replies: 37
Views: 12382

Re: Can Singapore Airlines Start SIN-YVR With 787-10 or does it need A350-900 like YVR-SEA

-Sea-Tac has only one Chinese carrier at the moment, Hainan, whereas U.S. carriers have given up on India. Emirates and SQ can handle a lot of the high-yielding corporate demand fuelled by the tech industry, whereas YVR is flooded with Chinese carriers that offer cheap 1-stop flights to India (this...

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by seahawks7757
Fri May 10, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo & Etihad A350-1000 Spotted Flying
Replies: 44
Views: 11316

Re: First Delta A330neo & Etihad A350-1000 Spotted Flying

That EY bird is a beauty!! The -1000 is a beast, hope to see one in person but being in SEA, chances aren't good at least for now I believe we’ll see it sooner rather then later given how well the loads are on Cathay. They land and leave way past this old man's bedtime :old: Understandable. I was j...

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by seahawks7757
Wed May 08, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo & Etihad A350-1000 Spotted Flying
Replies: 44
Views: 11316

Re: First Delta A330neo & Etihad A350-1000 Spotted Flying

ER757 wrote:
That EY bird is a beauty!! The -1000 is a beast, hope to see one in person but being in SEA, chances aren't good at least for now


I believe we’ll see it sooner rather then later given how well the loads are on Cathay.

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by seahawks7757
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any update on DL 27 diverting to MSP
Replies: 7
Views: 3859

Re: ANY UPDATE on DL 27 DIVERTING TO MSP

It happens all the time? No need for all caps for something that is a daily occurrence for flights to divert.

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by seahawks7757
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 7441

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 seahawks7757
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Blatant hit pumping - how can it be stopped?
Replies: 59
Views: 7441

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

If you want to take pictures in poor light - more power to you. But, cheating to get views is weak. Ah yes, like you’re one to talk that has basic side photos of a 757 or 737 making the front page and nothing significant to it. It’s kind of ironic you’re the one making this thread as many believe y...

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by seahawks7757
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 12558

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Wow - if the real thing looks as good as the model it will be stunning! Love that the winglets are different colors on each side to match the tail. Probably won't get to see it in person up here in SEA but who knows, maybe it'll hit most UA destinations eventually. :crossfingers: Why they used a 73...

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by seahawks7757
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 12558

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

OlafW wrote:
lightsaber wrote:
May the fourth be with you.


Wouldn't be surprised if that was to be the day of the rollout...



Rollout will not be til this fall at the earliest.

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by seahawks7757
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ
Replies: 98
Views: 14791

Re: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ

Who cares if they are off by a few pounds. At least they weigh the baggage. It's the passengers that need to be weighed. The airlines use outdated passenger weight averages. And Americans are getting bigger every hour. Every passenger should be weighed at check-in so that we can actually have accur...

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by seahawks7757
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ
Replies: 98
Views: 14791

Re: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ

...and nobody weighs passengers or their carryons. This should be done for weight/balance. I'm not the lightest person. I'd be OK if bags and carryons were weighed and you pay a fee over say 100kg. Lightsaber This seems absolutely ridiculous. The last thing we need to suggest to airlines is more fe...

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by seahawks7757
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ
Replies: 98
Views: 14791

Re: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ

Who cares if they are off by a few pounds. At least they weigh the baggage. It's the passengers that need to be weighed. The airlines use outdated passenger weight averages. And Americans are getting bigger every hour. Every passenger should be weighed at check-in so that we can actually have accur...

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by seahawks7757
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are US Trans-cons Diverting for Fuel?
Replies: 84
Views: 14998

Re: Are US Trans-cons Diverting for Fuel?

MrBretz wrote:
When the winds are strong, what do they do with the 737s and 320s on their way to Hawaii? Do they tell some passengers they will have to go on a later flight?


They generally go down to northern Cali from Seattle/Portland and do a tech stop for fuel then launch towards the islands.

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by seahawks7757
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA to Australia nonstop
Replies: 68
Views: 10712

Re: SEA to Australia nonstop

Don’t forget Delta’s partnership with Virgin Australia. A few years ago when I was covering an event for them they said Seattle is a possibility in the future. Wouldn’t say when. Speaking of them we should see a future wide body order coming for them this year if I recall correctly.

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by seahawks7757
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 251368

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Air Tahiti Nui second 787-9 is delivering this morning from Paine Field. Filed as THT947 scheduled to depart at 0710.

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by seahawks7757
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 508
Views: 164089

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Are you surprised? Anything that is dragged through half of USA and through rural areas has a high risk being used for shooting practice...... Please tell me there's some effort made to hold the idiot hillbilly perpetrators accountable. That's expensive and people that stupid shouldn't have guns. G...

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by seahawks7757
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

airnorth wrote:
Is there a 737 Max "In service" thread? I looked, could not find one.
Thanks
Airnorth



Not that I’m aware of.

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by seahawks7757
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX
Replies: 43
Views: 13369

Re: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX

They did a great job and the memorabilia package was very impressive. My impression was that the majority of pax were VX employees. They created a great atmosphere and a flight that I will always remember. Hopefully AS treats them well! Nope, most the pax were fans who wanted to be part of history.

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by seahawks7757
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX
Replies: 43
Views: 13369

Re: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/full-re ... ll-flight/

Along with the entire plane signing the safety demo once we landed in LA-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6koWntk_Ps
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Here is a trip report with lots of photos on it -

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/full-re ... ll-flight/

Along with the entire plane signing the safety demo once we landed in LA-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6koWntk_Ps

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by seahawks7757
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Air Italy, the newest 737 Max operator returned from paint this afternoon.

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by seahawks7757
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!
Replies: 89
Views: 20500

Re: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!

AirbusA322 wrote:
So this one with VX or AS interior. ?

Red?



I believe so, they will be gutted in the next two years to match the 737 interior.

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by seahawks7757
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!
Replies: 89
Views: 20500

Re: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!

Now here is the first a321neo with regular Alaska livery. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/922/27696172208_a68923e4d6_k.jpg Alaska Airlines, D-AVXY,Reg.N828VA,MSN 8246,Airbus A 321-253N, 19.04.2018, XFW-EDHI, Hamburg-Finkenwerder by Henryk Konrad , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/912/3975764...

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by seahawks7757
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!
Replies: 89
Views: 20500

Re: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!

When will delivery’s start getting the AK N-number? I assume it won’t be the A321Neos but will the A320Neos be delivered as VX or AK? All remaining A321neo orders will keep their VA registrations. A decision is yet to be made on if AS will even take delivery of the 320N. Actually you are not correc...

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by seahawks7757
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/brandonsblog/status ... 3377170433
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United's first Max finally went up and it was sunny on what is believed to be its C1 flight.

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https://twitter.com/brandonsblog/status ... 3377170433

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by seahawks7757
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

First 737 MAX for Scat Airlines completed first flight, https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYxSJDQVQAA305w.jpg https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/status/976245555251695616 First 737 MAX 9 for United completed its B2 flight. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYxTJ7cVQAADh-Q.jpg https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChr...

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by seahawks7757
Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

First SCAT 737 Max 8 has rolled out of the paint hanger this afternoon in Renton.

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by seahawks7757
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Here is a photo from the takeoff this morning of the first Max 7.

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by seahawks7757
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX 7, first flight over its home town today
Replies: 7
Views: 1921

Re: 737-700MAX, first flight over its home town today

Here is a photo from the takeoff this morning

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by seahawks7757
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX
Replies: 43
Views: 13369

Re: Virgin America Farewell Flight 24 April VX 1948 SFO-LAX

It is on an A321neo aswell. Can’t wait to partake on the flight!

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by seahawks7757
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 221429

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

And in the database-

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by seahawks7757
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta's 737-800 fleet have split scimitars?
Replies: 32
Views: 4964

Re: Will Delta's 737-800 fleet have split scimitars?

They haven't. I saw a 757 at DTW a few days ago that didn't have winglets yet. All the 757s that will be modified have been modified. I believe there are two frames that will never get winglets due to some previous wing maintenance. Does anyone know which routes these non-winglet 757s fly? It may s...

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by seahawks7757
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta's 737-800 fleet have split scimitars?
Replies: 32
Views: 4964

Re: Will Delta's 737-800 fleet have split scimitars?

They haven't. I saw a 757 at DTW a few days ago that didn't have winglets yet. All the 757s that will be modified have been modified. I believe there are two frames that will never get winglets due to some previous wing maintenance. Does anyone know which routes these non-winglet 757s fly? It may s...

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by seahawks7757
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 31651

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

Here’s a couple different angles of it that I took in Seattle last yesterday



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