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by bigbird
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 86224

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

When does the delivery of new A321s resume?

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by bigbird
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 74
Views: 16193

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Is L/N 7362 the 7000th NG? It is for China Eastern.

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by bigbird
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 255
Views: 43965

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

How many are ready for immediate delivery once the log jam is broken?

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by bigbird
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 129763

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

How many MD-88s are scheduled to be withdrawn in 209?

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by bigbird
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 129763

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I thought N394DL was supposed to be retired last month.

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by bigbird
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 129763

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I thought that a couple 767-300ER s were supposed to be retiring this Fall. What is the schedule now if known?

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by bigbird
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7000th 737NG Question
Replies: 18
Views: 2379

Re: 7000th 737NG Question

Thank you. I will trust your counting. L/N 7362 should be 7000th NG. Does anyone dispute this fact?

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by bigbird
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7000th 737NG Question
Replies: 18
Views: 2379

Re: 7000th 737NG Question

That is correct. I am looking for the 7000th NG.

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by bigbird
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7000th 737NG Question
Replies: 18
Views: 2379

7000th 737NG Question

With line numbers continuing in sequence for the MAX and NG has the 7000th frame been delivered yet or if not who will be taking that delivery? Also when is the last planned delivery of an NG?

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by bigbird
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 155942

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

Are all of the KC-46 s built thus far positioned at BFI and PAE or are there some stored at other locations?

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by bigbird
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 6306

Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

Will Boeing evacuate all flyable airframes from CHS and what will they do to protect ones that are not?

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by bigbird
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A
Replies: 77
Views: 8690

Re: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A

What is the current monthly production rate? And is there a possibility for an increase?

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by bigbird
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: LHR Potography
Replies: 1
Views: 1081

LHR Potography

Am traveling ATL-LHR on BA. Will be connecting to BA LHR-TLV. Approximately 5 HR layover if all goes well. Does anyone know if both of these flights arrive and depart from T-5? If so are there any possible place to shoot from inside or at least do some spotting?

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by bigbird
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 630708

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Is one of the upcoming DL deliveries going to be painted in Skyteam colors?

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by bigbird
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 307
Views: 53455

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

First new bird for FEDEX, N154FE , is out of the paint shop.

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by bigbird
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 159404

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

I am sorry to ask this again but what is the status now for the 2 Domestic 767-300 s?

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by bigbird
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 85856

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Is there anyone on here that is truly surprised by the choice of aircraft?

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by bigbird
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20th Anniversary of the first 737NG Delivery
Replies: 1
Views: 367

20th Anniversary of the first 737NG Delivery

Just wanted to remind everyone that this Sunday Dec. 17th marks the 20th anniversary of first NG delivery to Southwest, N700GS L/N 4. It is hard to believe. By the this time next year there will be over 7000. Who would have thought?

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by bigbird
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2065
Views: 206756

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

There was an order announced by Boeing this past weekend for 4 747 for an unidentified customer. Could these possibly by the USAF as E-4 replacements?

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by bigbird
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-800NG Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2633

Southwest 737-800NG Question

N8553W just had its first flight. How many 737-800NG are left to be delivered?

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by bigbird
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 254700

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

What is the monthly MAX production rate presently?

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by bigbird
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 727s still active?
Replies: 109
Views: 28383

Re: How many 727s still active?

BTW, as a correction, the last 727 built was Sep. 1984, 33 years ago, not 32. It is also still active in the U.K.

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by bigbird
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 881
Views: 171913

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

Here is an update for the 739 deliveries for the first half of 2018: C/N LN Reg. Del. Month 62775 6791 N890DN Feb. 32001 6818 ? Feb. 32000 6838 ? Mar. 32002 6874 ? Mar 62776 6879 ? Mar. 32003 6891 ? Apr. 62777 6924 ? Apr. 32004 6947 ? May 62778 6961 ? May 32005 6996 ? June 62779 7021 ? June 32006 70...

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by bigbird
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 777 Flight Testing/Production
Replies: 435
Views: 96109

Re: Official 777 Flight Testing/Production

I believe that the first 777X is going to be line #1562. Is this correct?

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by bigbird
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goose Bay airport is shut down, except for emergencies
Replies: 13
Views: 5370

Re: Goose Bay airport is shut down, except for emergencies

Goose Bay has 2 runways. I assume that both are affected.

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by bigbird
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 254700

737 Production Question

As 737 MAX production is increasing, at what point in time will the monthly production rate surpass that of the 737 NG? Also, when are the last NG s supposed to be delivered? I suspect around 2020.

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by bigbird
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA will park 66 a/c in next 3 months--another record
Replies: 133
Views: 33390

Re: SWA will park 66 a/c in next 3 months--another record

I know that the MAX starts service on Oct. 1 so when are they actually going to start deliveries so that pilot training can begin. How many do they expect to have when service does start?

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by bigbird
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Tail Logo Question
Replies: 1
Views: 620

Norwegian Tail Logo Question

What criteria does Norwegian use to decide what personality to adorn the tails of their fleet? For instance, the newest 787 L/N 593 features Freddie Mercury.

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by bigbird
Fri May 26, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current unidentified 777 orders
Replies: 13
Views: 5754

Re: Current unidentified 777 orders

There is a Turkish Cargo 777F in the firing order.

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by bigbird
Thu May 25, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accidents that changed aviation
Replies: 117
Views: 15000

Re: Accidents that changed aviation

Air Canada DC-9 that caught fire in flight and landed at CVG. A lot of passengers died because they could not find their way to the emergency exits in the smoke. That led to lighting the cabin floor to the exits.

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by bigbird
Mon May 22, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulfstream G2 #1 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1248

Re: Gulfstream G2 #1 Question

Thanks for the article. I am glad that this has been done. It is just up the road from me. I will have to go and visit. The only problem that I have is that with all of t he meticulous restoration work that they did, they failed to put the original style nose cone on it and remove the winglets. Othe...

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by bigbird
Mon May 22, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulfstream G2 #1 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1248

Gulfstream G2 #1 Question

With all of the Gulfstream 2 and 3 being or already withdrawn, does anyone know the status of G2 C.N. 1. It was still active as far as I know at the end. It would be nice to preserve it as it is the first and long and successful line of aircraft. It is like the 737 type of success of corporate aircr...

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by bigbird
Mon May 22, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mojave Storage Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1736

Mojave Storage Question

I know that there is still a Convair 880 and 990 intact there. Is there any interest in preserving these as they are definitely the last of their kind? Also, in photos from there I have noticed quite a few Gulfstream 2 and 3 there. Is this the only place where they have gone to be scrapped as they a...

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by bigbird
Wed May 17, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 881
Views: 171913

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

Here is an update for the 739 deliveries; L/N 6422 C.N. 31990 June , L/N 6470 C.N. 31991 July, L.N. 6474 C.N. 31992 July, L.N. 6512 C.N. 31994 August, L.N.6530 C.N. 31993 August, L.N. 6564 C.N. 31995 September, L.N. 6629 C.N. 31996 October, L.N.6569 C.N. 31998 November, L.N. 6570 C.N. 31997, L.N.671...

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by bigbird
Mon May 15, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lourdes/LDE Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1644

Re: Lourdes/LDE Question

Is there any aircraft disassembly that takes place there?

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by bigbird
Mon May 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lourdes/LDE Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1644

Lourdes/LDE Question

How many aircraft are currently in storage there and why are there no aerial shots of the airport like VCV, IGM, MHV, or MZJ?

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by bigbird
Sun May 07, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed L-100J Question
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Lockheed L-100J Question

The first commercial L-100J was rolled out by Lockheed in March. Has it flown yet? .

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by bigbird
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 L/N 1500 Question
Replies: 18
Views: 4688

Boeing 777 L/N 1500 Question

With L/N 1500 due to roll out next month, doe anyone know who it will be going to? It will probably not go to Emirates as they are getting L/N 1499. United is a possibility. So is Kuwait. I guess that it could also be a freighter for FedEx.

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by bigbird
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 881
Views: 171913

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

With the retirement of the 4 Domestic 767-300s I thought that DL had planned on pulling some -300ERs from international routes to domestic permanently to replace them. There should be a lot of spare airframes coming up after the summer schedule with the delivery of all of those 242T A330s.

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by bigbird
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta denied boarding compensation max now $9,950
Replies: 58
Views: 9707

Re: Delta denied boarding compensation max now $9,950

From an old gate agent, if people would show up when they have booked then you would not have to oversell. In my 18 years of experience in that job there were a lot more overbooked flights that went out with empty seats then actually went oversold. About a 10 to 2 ratio.

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by bigbird
Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1531633

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

When is the first DL machine LN 115 supposed to roll out?

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by bigbird
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FED EX Fleet Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 2079

Re: FED EX Fleet Questions

As mentioned earlier what is the delivery schedule for newly built 777Fs?

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by bigbird
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FED EX Fleet Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 2079

FED EX Fleet Questions

First, have all 757s been delivered or are there more to come, if so, how many? What is the time frame for the phase out of the MD-10s? As far as the new 767s I count 16 more to be delivered. Is this correct for the current orders?

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by bigbird
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 881
Views: 171913

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

I guess that the 4 757s scheduled to leave the fleet will be around until all of the 757 mods have been. I would assume at the rate that they are being done that should be sometime by the end of June.

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by bigbird
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 107
Views: 19795

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

How about MIA or FLL?

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by bigbird
Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Another P-8 question
Replies: 3
Views: 1458

Re: Another P-8 question

How many P-8s are being produced monthly?

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by bigbird
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9500th 737
Replies: 10
Views: 3494

9500th 737

For those of you that are interested in facts, EI-FZM for Ryanair is L/N 6368 which will make it the 9500th 737 built. It should be rolling off the FAL in about 2 to 3 weeks. It is C.N. 44785.
What is the current monthly production rate for the 737 and when is the next increase due?

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by bigbird
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest outlines initial 737 MAX operations
Replies: 11
Views: 3711

Re: Southwest outlines initial 737 MAX operations

How many will have been delivered to them by Oct. 1?

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by bigbird
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Another P-8 question
Replies: 3
Views: 1458

Another P-8 question

Have all of the East Coast squadrons completed their conversion to the P-8? If so, when does Whidbey start the process? Also, are there plans in place to re-equip the VQ squadrons with EP-8 s?

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by bigbird
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 881
Views: 171913

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

Here are some updates for 737-900 deliveries. I do not have the regs. For June CN. 31990 L/N 6422, For July CN 31991 & 992 L/N 6470 & 6474 , for Aug. CN. 31994 & 993 L/N. 6512 & 6530, and for Sep. CN 31995 L/N 6564. I will try to get more info ASAP.

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