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by SXDFC
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 921
Views: 255606

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER

Does door two get changed to the type of door that Delta normally has plugged on their 737-900? The LionAir planes have porthole windows versus Deltas regular cabin windows. Yes, it’s just a simple plug (very noticeable from outside of plane) that replaces the exit door. The regular size cabin wind...

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by SXDFC
Sat Nov 27, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBahn acquires its first aircraft
Replies: 43
Views: 6988

New US Startup, Air Bahn

https://onemileatatime.com/news/airbahn/
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Looks like there’s a new start up, called Air Bahn. It’s livery looks somewhat familiar.

https://onemileatatime.com/news/airbahn/

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by SXDFC
Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta still waiting for MoM
Replies: 56
Views: 8411

Re: Delta still waiting for MoM

Isn’t there still quite a few younger (2010s built) pax 763s flying around? Perhaps DL could get its hands on those?

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by SXDFC
Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 319
Views: 32431

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2021

I think F9 will easily shift the Newark capacity to SWF and ISP. Both Airports have significant cost savings Vs EWR. ISP just received 4 gates returned to the Port from WN. This will allow F9 to further increase flight activity. SWF is ripe for the picking and unlike ISP it has International availa...

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by SXDFC
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021
Replies: 122
Views: 17856

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021

Also N537AS will probably get repainted out of its Pixar livery Wasn’t that bird repainted recently? On a side note, have there been any birds in the current AS livery that have received a fresh repaint in the current colors? With this livery almost seven years old, I’d imagine some of the earlier ...

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by SXDFC
Sun Nov 07, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021
Replies: 122
Views: 17856

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021

Also N537AS will probably get repainted out of its Pixar livery Wasn’t that bird repainted recently? On a side note, have there been any birds in the current AS livery that have received a fresh repaint in the current colors? With this livery almost seven years old, I’d imagine some of the earlier ...

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by SXDFC
Fri Nov 05, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TWA 747 Question(s)
Replies: 28
Views: 3801

TWA 747 Question(s)

Hello All: I’ve seen a picture of an Iran Air Force 747 that was originally acquired by TWA. I’ve noticed that the engine cut off switches, vertical tape, and even some other radio knobs are different from other 747s with the same Vertical tape layout (I know the black modules were installed by the ...

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by SXDFC
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1202
Views: 223637

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I remember a picture being posted of one of their -800s with new seats (same model as NK). Do they plan on installing these seats on all of their aircraft? Do we also have an idea where their future planes are coming from?

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by SXDFC
Wed Nov 03, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Old IAB Layout
Replies: 65
Views: 7435

Re: JFK Old IAB Layout

I am sure myself, and many others can attest to the exotic and fascinating array of international airlines at JFK being their aviation inspiration.

Any pictures of the IAB in the 1980s? Particularly Air India?

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by SXDFC
Mon Nov 01, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 964
Views: 188303

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Apologies if this is a bit off topic, however how come the registrations go off in all random orders, and not consecutive order? Not really random: N5##JB -N6##JB: A320 CLASSIC (Aircraft that were sold to BlueWings and came back came as JL/JT) N7##JB-N8##JB: A320 ENHANCED These delivered with the e...

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by SXDFC
Mon Nov 01, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 964
Views: 188303

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Apologies if this is a bit off topic, however how come the registrations go off in all random orders, and not consecutive order?

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by SXDFC
Wed Oct 27, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 964
Views: 188303

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Any idea if the Original Mint A321ceos will get updated to the Mint 2.0 or a conversion to the newer Airspace interior?

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by SXDFC
Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021
Replies: 122
Views: 17856

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021

Does anyone know when 559 or 560 will be painted? I have a feeling at least Salmon Thirty Salmon will be repainted on a MAX. Seems like when the specialty planes (Salmon Thirty Salmon being the exception) are due for paint, they either gone for good, or get repainted onto another 737 variant.

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by SXDFC
Sat Oct 23, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of F9 and NK 321NEO Orders
Replies: 5
Views: 1825

Re: Status Of F9 and NK 321NEO Orders

For F9, they are still have 10 A321CEO's on order with planned deliveries starting next year and 2023. Just to clarify, these are used planes they are leasing. They do not have 10 new A321ceos on order. DL and Iran Air are the only two airlines with new A321ceos still on order- IR of course will pr...

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by SXDFC
Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of F9 and NK 321NEO Orders
Replies: 5
Views: 1825

Status Of F9 and NK 321NEO Orders

Sorry if this is in the master threads for the respective airlines, however when will F9 and NK receive their first 321neos? For that matter will NK still receive the 319neo as well?

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by SXDFC
Fri Oct 22, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2305
Views: 292806

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Heard a rumor that the Disney -900 (N318AS) will be repainted soon. Not sure if there’s any truth to it.

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by SXDFC
Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread - 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 106761

Re: The WestJet Thread - 2021

When will they start repainting the NGs in the new colors?

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by SXDFC
Mon Oct 04, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2305
Views: 292806

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Hopefully soon Salmon Thirty Salmon will have the updated logo. Although I haven’t seen any close up shots, the paint still looks good for being almost 10 years old.

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by SXDFC
Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2305
Views: 292806

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Does anyone know of any more planes that are due for a repaint?

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by SXDFC
Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 1010
Views: 278785

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Does anyone know if WN is still set to receive 7201?

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by SXDFC
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 1337
Views: 205820

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q4 2021

Sorry if it’s been mentioned before. Does anyone know when or if United’s “retro” A320 will return to service?

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by SXDFC
Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1554
Views: 342654

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

Does anyone know if there are any plans for any of the A321s or 739s will receive the Sky Team livery?

Flew my first flight on the 767 last week, N189DN. I believe it was one of the older 763ERs. Its paint looked pretty long in the tooth, any chance that this bird might get one more repaint?

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by SXDFC
Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?
Replies: 90
Views: 14410

Re: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?

Its going to be interesting to see how the current AA livery ages, and if any "tweaks" ala "American" painted under the belly,etc will be made.

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by SXDFC
Mon Sep 20, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?
Replies: 90
Views: 14410

Re: Airline with the oldest livery still flying/in use?

TAAG has had the same basic livery since the early 70s. They were going to change it in the late 00s with the introduction of their 777s and 737NGs but got new management who reverted back to old livery before the planes were delivered. Their Q400s wear an updated livery but has not filtered to res...

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by SXDFC
Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of the A319NEO in Airbus portfolio
Replies: 154
Views: 20777

Re: Future of the A319NEO in Airbus portfolio

When is NK supposed to take delivery of the A319neo?

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by SXDFC
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Looks like N214WN (Maryland One) is now sporting a fresh coat of paint and wearing the new livery tail. I keep forgetting but how does one post a picture without needing photobucket, etc?

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by SXDFC
Sat Aug 28, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2052
Views: 497753

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

This is all very confusing, at least the part with the branding.. Let me see if I can get this right, If ITA is able to be successful in the bidding for the Alitalia brand, then it can call itself Alitalia and use the name and the livery?

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by SXDFC
Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1202
Views: 223637

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Does anyone know what the layout of the -700s will be? The ones they picked up from WN had 143 seats. Wonder if they will keep the WN seats and galleys?

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by SXDFC
Wed Aug 18, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 190190

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

A couple of KAM Air 737-300s are sitting in Kabul as we speak. One of them was the former WN “Triple Crown One.” What’s the odds Kam Air will use them to fly people out?

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by SXDFC
Thu Aug 12, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA using memes, humor in public service ads to curb unrurly behaviors
Replies: 25
Views: 3046

Re: FAA using memes, humor in public service ads to curb unrurly behaviors

All of this stems from the fact that many grown adults don’t like being told the word “NO.” When told the word no, or that they have to wear a mask is typically followed by a reaction that a toddler would make. Traveling in these times isn’t fun… AT ALL! People come to the airport with a ton of anxi...

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by SXDFC
Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I happened to be scrolling through the southwest Media and happened to come across a photograph of a -700 with the heart logo on the bulkhead, but with the y137 seats. Why is this? https://www.swamedia.com/photos/photo-c15c2fa49de927750c08fb4dc83333c6-texas-rangers-players-and-mascot-trade-places-w...

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by SXDFC
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Amwest2United wrote:
Trying to locate a list of all ETOPS aircraft, does anyone know of a location? I think most MAX 8's are done, but not sure of tail numbers for the 738's.


737-800

8301-8329

737-8MAX

8701-8751

There’s many 87** tail numbers that will soon be ETOPS approved.

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by SXDFC
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 921
Views: 255606

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER

Who’s flying over the Lionair birds? Lionair Pilots, Delta pilots, or whoever Aircastle contracts out?

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by SXDFC
Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1554
Views: 342654

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

Sorry if this was discussed earlier. What domestic routes is DL deploying the A350 on? Does SLC receive any?

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by SXDFC
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New livery for American Airlines?
Replies: 98
Views: 22481

Re: New livery for American Airlines?

I always wondered why they didn’t use a decal for the tail. Just like what F9 does.

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by SXDFC
Mon Jul 19, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 921
Views: 255606

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER

https://m.youtube.com/shorts/UGiabqoO6-Q
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For those curious to see the -900ER aft wing exit in operation..

https://m.youtube.com/shorts/UGiabqoO6-Q

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by SXDFC
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 1010
Views: 278785

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask.. I was working serval legs today on the MAX. I noticed that there’s a very small light at the bottom part of the winglet. Would this be considered a small white nav light?

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by SXDFC
Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4115

Re: Jetblue Repaint Thread

B6JFKH81 wrote:
SXDFC wrote:
When will the 321 repaints start?


It looks like 3 might get painted at the end of September into early October, those are the only ones showing on the schedule through the end of the year from what I see.



What tail numbers are the 321s scheduled for paint as of now?

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by SXDFC
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Repaint Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 4115

Re: Jetblue Repaint Thread

I thought Tartan's were gonna wait longer to get repainted. I hope we still have plenty more Tartan's in the years to come. Tartans have plenty of time left, they were the design before highrise. They're not going anywhere for a few years to come still. What is interesting is that as I am looking f...

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by SXDFC
Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 921
Views: 255606

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER

So the 737-800s will be getting both Split Scimitars and the sky interior?

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by SXDFC
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1202
Views: 223637

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I am not sure how to post pictures on here but I saw a picture of N921WN in Avelo colors. Sorry if this was mentioned before.

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by SXDFC
Sat Jun 26, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 1579
Views: 338078

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q2 2021

The first MAX8 for UA, was it built for UA or was it a whitetail?

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by SXDFC
Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Cargo Launching in 2022
Replies: 18
Views: 4474

Re: Westjet Cargo Launching in 2022

I’d imagine they’re going to use some of their own -800s for the cargo conversions.

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by SXDFC
Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

The red engine pylons maintain the continuity of the red stripe across the fuselage. Yes, but they have never painted those with a special livery before. Just the flap canoes. All the special liveries have the engine pylons and cowlings painted to maintain continuity with the images on the fuselage...

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by SXDFC
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

737Jason wrote:
Are the winglets bare white, or do they have the flag on them too?


The winglets are the same color as the wings. Light grey.

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by SXDFC
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

av8tiongeek wrote:
Dtwramp wrote:
My vote is on a specialty aircraft. 8636 has been in the paint shop for awhile.


Hawaii One or a 50th livery...that could have been announced in Dallas.



It won’t be Hawaii One, N500WR (ex 8636) isn’t an ETOPS plane.

Maybe it’s “Golden One?”

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by SXDFC
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 921
Views: 255606

Re: Rumor: Used Delta Aircraft Order

How many 739s will be coming from Lionair ? Will they be plugging in the extra exit or leaving it as is? Lastly does anyone know which registrations will be the ones Delta is taking?
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by SXDFC
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 921
Views: 255606

Re: Rumor: Used Delta Aircraft Order

Any idea where the 737s would come from?

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by SXDFC
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3073
Views: 466641

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Looks like N500WR (737-800) has been in the paint shop in GEG for a while. It arrived into GEG on May 29th according to Flight Radar24...

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by SXDFC
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 964
Views: 188303

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Yeah, it seems weird, but it could have been a matter of the last paint job not holding up requiring a lot of touching up on the fuselage, or even the aircraft not being included in the wing repainting that got added a few years ago and they sent it in for a full repaint including the wings. Not su...

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