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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Portlander wrote:
Was just told that the diverted aircraft is actually a 767-300 ER and I'm on my way out the door to take a look at it!


Where do they have it parked? I might go get some photos of it tomorrow

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N63 ... /KPWM/BIKF



These were sold to a foreign operator. In Cyprus, if memory is correct?
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Fex180 wrote:
Noticed an interesting departure from PWM this morning. An old WN 733 (N636WN) flying PWM - KEF. Anyone know anything about this??

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N63 ... /KPWM/BIKF



These were sold to a foreign operator. In Cyprus, if memory is correct?

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Another member found the ATC audio from last night. This diversion was apparently due to a declared emergency from a compressor stall. Thanks hopper, I need a better spotter connection. All I did was check Flightaware last night. Noticed the diversion, then went to Flightradar24 and looked up the re...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did DL 122, BOS-EDI, just divert to PWM? (First DL 757 at PWM since 1996)
Replies: 20
Views: 5087

Re: Why did DL 122, BOS-EDI, just divert to PWM? (First DL 757 at PWM since 1996)

Assuming technical, these ageing 757s really starting to impact on reliability. Haven't there already been various delays and cancellations on these 757 routes this summer? Pax may choose alternatives in the future. N712TW was delivered new to TWA on 6/97. Maybe I’m just getting old, but that’s too...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

The divert was N712TW. A second 757 from JFK, N717TW is ferrying up to PWM right now. It’s filed back to JFK.

And no, they wouldn’t have to clear customs since the flight departed from the USA. Just a long night in the terminal. Not sure if they could even get hotel rooms at midnight.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KBOS/KPWM
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DL 122, N712TW, flying BOS-EDI just diverted to PWM.

First DL 757 at PWM since 1996. And possibly the first ever scheduled transatlantic divert?

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KBOS/KPWM

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did DL 122, BOS-EDI, just divert to PWM? (First DL 757 at PWM since 1996)
Replies: 20
Views: 5087

Why did DL 122, BOS-EDI, just divert to PWM? (First DL 757 at PWM since 1996)

Anybody have any info as to why DL 122 BOS-EDI, has just diverted to PWM? This is not a typical diversion. This is the first time a DL 757 has been to PWM since 1996. PWM is only 90 miles from BOS. Most diversions would return, or go to BGR. I've never seen a scheduled transatlantic diversion come t...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which hotel has the best view on planes at LAX?
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Which hotel has the best view on planes at LAX?

The Hilton has good views from the South side runway operations. I've never stayed on the north facing side. Not sure what you can see on that side? Down the street, at Westin, it's maybe a 1/4 mile from the runway threshold, but there are good views on the south side of the building of planes on th...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 8246

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

33lspotter wrote:
PWM:
B61112 (CUR-JFK, A320)
B61148 (PAP-BOS, A320)



Those were the first international diversions I've even noted in PWM. I've seen plenty of domestic, but never International.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 8246

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

BGR: DL9901 (VCE-JFK, 763) LH404 (FRA-JFK, 748) UA2821 (LHR-EWR, 752) LV9 (ORY-EWR, A332) DY7021 (CDG-EWR, 789) LH420 (FRA-BOS, A333) LO26 (WAW-JFK, A343) KL643 (AMS-JFK, A333) That's a lot of metal on the ground for an airport the size (passenger count) of Bangor. Who ordered pizza delivery? I don...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13693

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

None of these are metals, take a chemistry course and get a grip. Google is your friend: https://www.sciencealert.com/toxic-levels-heavy-metals-heating-coil-ecigarette-vaping https://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20180226/toxic-metals-found-in-e-cigarette-vapor#1 https://www.medicalnewstoday...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13693

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

I always connect in ATL when possible, just because it’s the one airport I can still smoke in post security. I see no harm in the smoking rooms. Never once have I smelled smoke in the corridors next to the lounges. It’s all political correctness. Nothing else.. thank God for odorless e-cigs. No smel...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start PWM-BOS
Replies: 25
Views: 3698

Re: Cape Air to start PWM-BOS

That's interesting. PWM hasn't had any service to BOS in about 15 years. BEX use to fly hourly, as well as US Air Express with multiple flights per days. And DL maineline mid 90s and earlier. I dunno. With Boston being the economic and cultural capital of New England, there’s probably a decent amoun...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Did Pre-merger AA ever serve PWM and or BGR? They served both in the early 2000s. American stopped serving PWM in 2002 and BGR sometime around 2007-2008. They obviously came back with the US merger. they went from having no presence at PWM to being the dominant carrier there overnight were did LAA ...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 6539

Re: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019

I wonder what the longest historical DL MD-88 flight was? I remember when they flew them as far west as PHX, but can't remember if it was from ATL or CVG. That was probably one of the longest? As somebody mentioned, they've come back on ATL-PWM after it had been -90s for over a year. I thought all ...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Summer Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 2619

Re: Frontier Summer Routes

DEN-PWM and RDU-PWM start tomorrow, for the second year. While seasonal RSW and TPA to PWM end tomorrow.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?
Replies: 54
Views: 5249

Re: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?

I was born in 1980 and graduated in 1999. My generation was pretty dumb compared to prior generations. The “everybody’s a winner. There all no losers” mentality started when I was a kid in the late 1980s. Its progressed ten fold! Everybody under 30 thinks they’re Gods gift to society. And you can’t ...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest delay with paid hotel?
Replies: 14
Views: 2211

Re: Longest delay with paid hotel?

Really? Surely passengers could have been reaccommodated much more quickly and comfortably by their JV partner, AA. People could have been moved from LAS to PHX, LAX and any other AA hub and put on BA or AA metal across the pond. To put people up in hotels for four days seems insane. Vegas hotels a...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Looks like Allegiant has added service from PSM to SAV this summer season. Not sure if PSM-MYR is returning this year? SAV isn’t too far. Say what you want about Allegiant, but I’ve used them a half dozen times out of PSM to SFB, FLL, and MYR. When I can fly non-stop for 1000 miles for $150 round tr...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?
Replies: 21
Views: 3909

Re: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?

I think I found my answer. On another another website, somebody posted the following for those interested. Status as of 4 Mar 2019 MD-88 Retired Aircraft: 41 Scrapped: 5 901, 902, 903, 919, 923 Retired/Awaiting Scrap: 35 914, 918, 920, 921, 924, 925, 926, 927, 928, 929, 930, 931, 932, 933, 934, 935,...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?
Replies: 21
Views: 3909

Re: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?

Blytheville, Arkansas (BYH) is another location that a few MD-90's and 757's are, unsure if MD-88's are there. I knew about that one. Also was unsure about DL -88s being there. Specifically, those are the only ones I'm interested in. Dude, put a tail number in Flightaware and see where it ended up....

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do We Still Need Airport Beacons?
Replies: 14
Views: 2863

Re: Do We Still Need Airport Beacons?

Still a lot of GA aircraft flying around that don't have GPS and glass cockpits. The beacon is very distinct. When flying over a major city at night on an airliner, the beacon is always very recognizable even though it's surrounded by a sea of city lights. Even when you're six miles high, you can st...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question about "Visual Approaches" on an IFR flight plan
Replies: 11
Views: 1472

Re: Question about "Visual Approaches" on an IFR flight plan

Yes, flying visually to the airport while on an IFR flight plan. If an instrument approach is available, it’s usually tuned as a “back up” but not required. Weather has to above minimum radar vectoring altitude and the flight has to report the field or the traffic to follow in sight. See AIM 5-4-23...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Personal items left in the cabin-AA
Replies: 16
Views: 1858

Re: Personal items left in the cabin-AA

Last year, I flew a red eye HNL-LAX with DL, and then connected to an early morning SW flight to LAS. After deboarding, I'd made it about 200 feet down the hall before I realized I'd left my backpack with my IPad, cell phone, wallet, in the overhead! immediately sprinted back to the gate. The last ...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?
Replies: 21
Views: 3909

Re: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?

Blytheville, Arkansas (BYH) is another location that a few MD-90's and 757's are, unsure if MD-88's are there. I knew about that one. Also was unsure about DL -88s being there. Specifically, those are the only ones I'm interested in. Was also wondering if TUP might have taken any? But I'm not sure ...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question about "Visual Approaches" on an IFR flight plan
Replies: 11
Views: 1472

Question about "Visual Approaches" on an IFR flight plan

I have a question about Visual Approaches. I know "approach" is an instrument term. Not used for VFR flights. I also know that all flights ops on commercial scheduled carriers are conducted on an Instrument flight plan. Not VFR. I don't think they can legally even fly VFR? At my local airp...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?
Replies: 21
Views: 3909

Re: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?

San Bernardino, CA (SBD) has received a number of Delta MD-88s and MD-90s, though I don't think it has all of them. Didn't even know there was a boneyard there. Thanks! Wish I'd known that a few months ago when I was in Palm Springs. Must be the original -90s, as I've flown on six DL -90s this year...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?
Replies: 21
Views: 3909

Which boneyards have DL been sending their retired MD-88s?

If it has been discussed, than I apologize, but where has DL been sending their retired MD-88's? I knew they'd been getting retired the last couple years, but I didn't realize they were down to something like 80. Last I knew, it was still over 120. But it's been a few years. I can't seem to find any...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should airlines ditch AVODs for inflight internet?
Replies: 52
Views: 4622

Re: Should airlines ditch AVODs for inflight internet?

I'm enroute ATL-HNL right now as I type this using Wifi. I never use the PTVs. But will stay on my tablet the entire time. Makes time go a lot faster. Don't like the prices for a daily pass though. In 2019 wifi should be free in hotels, airports, planes, etc. I think $10 would be fair. Southwest has...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Personal items left in the cabin-AA
Replies: 16
Views: 1858

Re: Personal items left in the cabin-AA

Last year, I flew a red eye HNL-LAX with DL, and then connected to an early morning SW flight to LAS. After deboarding, I'd made it about 200 feet down the hall before I realized I'd left my backpack with my IPad, cell phone, wallet, in the overhead! immediately sprinted back to the gate. The last p...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

BGR has customs all the time. Its setup for just that scenario. AC are not stopping in PQI. Give me a break. Dont even bring that eas skywest crap up No need to be a a douche. You said BGR was the last airport between here and Europe. I assume you meant capable of handling jets? PQI, while unlikely...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

BGR airport is the last us airport before you head over the pond. The runway can take big planes so its a last minute airport if s hits the f and AC needs fuel or my issue That would actually be PQI, about 150+ miles further north, with a 7000 foot runway. A former USAF SAC interceptor base from th...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

I remember Bar Harbor flying under Eastern colors to PWM with ATR-42 and Beech 1900's. I think to BOS, but it could have been LGA or both, too.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I thought DL operated BGR-BOS up until about 2010. BGR-BOS ended during the same time frame PWM-BOS did. Probably about five years earlier than 2010? Don't even remember the carrier that was flying as Delta Connection, as BEX has become AA Eagle around 2001 and another regional took over using Dorn...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

You haven't been able to fly PWM or BGR to BOS for about 15 years now. I thought DL operated BGR-BOS up until about 2010. BGR-BOS ended during the same time frame PWM-BOS did. Probably about five years earlier than 2010? Don't even remember the carrier that was flying as Delta Connection, as BEX ha...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "after hours" air service
Replies: 17
Views: 3056

Re: "after hours" air service

I don't know of many curfews in the USA. I think that's a European thing. In the thrid world, I doubt they're going to impose any curfew or regulation about anything. Especially jet noise.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

As the article notes, there were once a great many BOS-BTV flights, on several carriers. But each of those carriers apparently found the market to be less than profitable. What has changed to make it potentially better? Unless roads are bad, the drive is not much than three hours. 25-30+ years ago,...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s in Atlanta
Replies: 56
Views: 8671

Re: Delta MD-88s in Atlanta

I knew they were on the way out soon, but I didn't realize DL was down to under 90 MD-88s! That explains why they haven't been coming to PWM for at least year or so. DL flew them here, almost exclusively, since 1995. We've been getting the MD-90 to ATL now. I miss the -88s roaring out.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Guess I could have added UA's Saturday mainline to DEN which starts in June. So if we pick a Saturday during the summer PWM could have around 23 mainline flights which is the most I can ever recall. Maybe hopper would know historically because there were quite a few mainline flights in the late 90'...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

[threeid][/threeid] Guess I could have added UA's Saturday mainline to DEN which starts in June. So if we pick a Saturday during the summer PWM could have around 23 mainline flights which is the most I can ever recall. Maybe hopper would know historically because there were quite a few mainline flig...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

(when was the last mainline flight? Probably not since the fall). Yesterday nights EWR-PWM was a 737-800. If this is the flight you’re talking about I’d definitely say it’s some weird, one-off diversion....or maybe plane switch. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL1708/history/20190214/0255Z/KEW...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

btvhopper wrote:
(when was the last mainline flight? Probably not since the fall).


Yesterday nights EWR-PWM was a 737-800.

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by pwm2txlhopper
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Just did two dummy bookings with UA and Frontier for 6/15 DEN-PWM. United wanted $157 one way. Frontier quoted $169. Looks like United is going to fight!

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I asked the Air Force pilot who flew the plane in several years ago, he mentioned that the plane was empty and had to basically come in on low fuel. It used the full length of the runway. Another example of short runways for big planes, several years ago..Air Force One landed at PVD before the runw...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Portlander wrote:
So what commercial aircraft is similar in size to a KC-10? Is stature based on weight, wingspan, length or a combination of all three?


DC-10-30

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

It seems kind of crazy a flight as short as BOS-LGA would be allowed to take off if it wasn't going to be ok to land? We are talking 180 miles! The plane on takeoff is getting ready to be lined up in the hold to land into LGA. Seems like it should have just been delayed in BOS. Longer flights sure ...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 708
Views: 83219

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Thanks hopper, can't always believe what you hear. You are without question the PWM historian! Here are a few photos of the KC-10 at PWM, June 2009 https://i.imgur.com/w3mZwSt.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Ydyxy2t.jpg Also, I believe there were two heavy Fedex on the ramp this morning? Yesterdays morning...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
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Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

A USAF C-17 landed at PWM a few days ago. That might be one of the largest aircraft the jetport has ever handled. On the civilian side, has PWM ever hosted anyting larger than an A310?? " Yes, there's a FedEx A300 there this morning. The largest plane that's ever landed was a USAF KC-10, about...

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by pwm2txlhopper
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
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Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I don't usually point out weather diversions, but found this one interesting. DL 1998 BOS-LGA is currently arriving at PWM, after flying all the way to NYC before diverting back to PWM. The flight will be three hours when the plane lands in ten minutes. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL1998/hi...

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