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by gabik001
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

New NFDD update out today with the 10 SEP diagram update. Nothing too massive, outline of the 9R extension beginning to take hold, some revised geometry at K, SS and T, with K3 and A9 now connecting across the SS/T median. Starting to see the first new construction outline north of N where SS had b...

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by gabik001
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

sircygnus wrote:
FAA fining Ohare for safety violations in relation to incident last November

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-27/faa-proposes-1-57-million-penalty-on-chicago-for-unsafe-runway

Got bunch of pics from that incident. It was snowy day...

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by gabik001
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

In case you haven't meandered through some of the recent ORD photos, Ryan Patterson has posted some incredible aerial photos. I have never seen ORD photos from this angle - it looks more like some of LAX photos. Anyway, just thought I'd draw attention to these fantastic shots since they are so rare...

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by gabik001
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Yesterday BA start sending A35K instead of B789 as BAW297. Also looks like Astral Aviation ACP/8V (Air Atlanta Icelandic - ABD/CC) started regular to ORD from FRA. 8V4500/4501 every Sunday. Today TF-AMU was used and it was first time with daylight. Last week they sent TF-AMM but landed at night and ...

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by gabik001
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone knows what happened to LX8 flight today? Seems like flight returned to ZRH after 2hrs 50min in the air from area near NW Great Britain and did some hold patterns near ZRH to burn fuel.
Another substitute flight is now in the air, ETA around midnight.

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by gabik001
Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Definitely not if people actually follow it. I’m flying into ORD in under a month for a weekend visit in west suburbs. I hope the quarantine doesn’t extend to them. Illinois has a quarantine only for passengers flying from Iran, Italy and China. gabik001 Perhaps you missed this headline - Chicago q...

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by gabik001
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

This isn’t going to help things improve: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-travel-order-emergency-quarantine-update/6301590/ Definitely not if people actually follow it. I’m flying into ORD in under a month for a weekend visit in west suburbs. I hope the quarantine doesn’t extend to them. Illinois ha...

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by gabik001
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Planeboy17 wrote:
Attn spotters and photographers. Air India is sending a 777-200LR to ORD tomorrow am. It’s currently over China. It’s taking a different route than the normal polar route. ETA is 8:15 am.


Its a regular AI127 or something different? Today's AI127 was VT-ALO and landed around 7am.

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by gabik001
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Looks like AF6740 had a missed approach or aborted landing tonight (June 28); anyone know any details on what happened? I was at a friend's house this evening on the NW Side (in west Norridge) and I was showing him Flightradar24 (he is not an avgeek), and out of sheer coincidence, I happened to sho...

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by gabik001
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

TK5 is currently on the way to ORD operating on B789. ETA 0:05.
AF sent yesterday B77W in Sky Team c/s, departed today around hour ago. Also Privilege Style sent yesterday B763 (operating from CGN to ORD and way back to OTP), EC-LZO a/c.

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by gabik001
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Today AF136/137 operated on B789. Just returned from ORD after take some shots on departure.

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by gabik001
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

5560647 Japan Airlines One month ago: JAL's international flights in May consist of in total 14 destinations, including HND – ORD 1X/week 77W . "JAL on Wednesday (10JUN20) announced planned International operation for the month of July 2020. Planned operation as follows. This list only focuses...

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by gabik001
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

If not mentioned PIA9721 is heading ORD, ETA around 1pm , a/c AP-BGZ. SV also sending SV3091 today, ETA 12:20, a/c HZ-AK24

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by gabik001
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

5560647 Japan Airlines One month ago: JAL's international flights in May consist of in total 14 destinations, including HND – ORD 1X/week 77W . "JAL on Wednesday (10JUN20) announced planned International operation for the month of July 2020. Planned operation as follows. This list only focuses...

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by gabik001
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Maybe that's why I misunderstand what will happen.
Seems like TK is sending B789 today to ORD as TK185...It is scheduled as of now.

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by gabik001
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

KLM 747-400M PH-BFY AMS-ORD-MHV ferry flight delayed one week (originally scheduled on June 22) to Monday, June 29, 2020. I know that a few posts up-thread there was a rumor that one would visit ORD on the 15th, I don't know if that was delayed to the 22nd which is now delayed until the 29th, or if...

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by gabik001
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

KLM 747-400M PH-BFY AMS-ORD-MHV ferry flight delayed one week (originally scheduled on June 22) to Monday, June 29, 2020. I know that a few posts up-thread there was a rumor that one would visit ORD on the 15th, I don't know if that was delayed to the 22nd which is now delayed until the 29th, or if...

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by gabik001
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Speaking of Turkish... Thought this rather unusual ORD visitor of several weeks ago, a TK A332F, shows off the striking yet simple Turkish livery really well, IMHO of course. :bigthumbsup: 6027709 What runway is this? It looks like the desert?!? Meanwhile my backyard was looking like Ireland in Apr...

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by gabik001
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Planeboy17 wrote:
Heads up, Ethiopian Star Alliance 788 is inbound right now. Showing a 3:00 arrival.
Hopefully the weather holds.
Unfortunately I have a Dr appointment.

Welcome to the club, me too! :)

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by gabik001
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Matt Kostelnick caught the last landing at O'Hare of former KLM 744 PH-BFS. 6035293 She took off from O'Hare for the Mojave the next day as flight KL 747. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ph-bfs Many of ORD spotters took pictures that day. Rumor says that next visit of former KL 744 will...

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by gabik001
Sun Jun 07, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

jcwr56 wrote:
If it hasn't been posted on the spotters site. VIVA Air Columbia will be operating a A320 into ORD today. (1130-1300lt) VH432/481 as a repatriation flight. Will never say never, but this could be the only time this airline makes it to Chicago..

Looks like is scheduled for tomorrow the same time.

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by gabik001
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

If it hasn't been posted on the spotters site. VIVA Air Columbia will be operating a A320 into ORD today. (1130-1300lt) VH432/481 as a repatriation flight. Will never say never, but this could be the only time this airline makes it to Chicago.. During my routine early morning check what we might ha...

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by gabik001
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

ET looks to swap with a A350-900 sometime this week. If I hear which date specifically, I'll post up. Also, the AN-124 is delayed, so anyone looking for photo's today, this would be a good time to go. An-124 departed an hour late, but it was even better for us due to lower angle of sunlight and sti...

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by gabik001
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Planeboy17 wrote:
Heads up, VS 539, a 789 , is over the Atlantic right now. ETA is 4 pm today.

Took some pictures. Good to see VS coming back. Got info that VI IL76 is planned to depart on Sunday around 11am.

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by gabik001
Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

ET looks to swap with a A350-900 sometime this week. If I hear which date specifically, I'll post up. Also, the AN-124 is delayed, so anyone looking for photo's today, this would be a good time to go. An-124 departed an hour late, but it was even better for us due to lower angle of sunlight and sti...

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by gabik001
Fri May 29, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

EBENS near Edens spur but closer to the lake.

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by gabik001
Fri May 29, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

As a beer league goalie (hence 'Tendy') when I'm not enjoying my fascination with all things C90 and KORD, I can tell you ESSPO is totally for Tony-O. Lots of great sports themes in the surrounding airspace: FRIDG (Perry) MKITA (Stan) On the FYTTE.FIVE, zzipr transition, you can read Mighty (MITEE)...

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by gabik001
Tue May 26, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

jcwr56 wrote:
gabik001 wrote:
Planeboy17 wrote:
Saudia SV3091, 777-300 is north of Montreal right now. I can’t get an ETA from FR 24 but it looks to be landing at ORD around 12-1 today. Landing to the west.

Any idea when next flight will be?


Flights are planned: 5/29, 6/5 and 6/14 operating as SV3091/3092 1300-1500 local.

Thanks!

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by gabik001
Tue May 26, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Planeboy17 wrote:
Saudia SV3091, 777-300 is north of Montreal right now. I can’t get an ETA from FR 24 but it looks to be landing at ORD around 12-1 today. Landing to the west.

Any idea when next flight will be?

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by gabik001
Wed May 20, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

I noticed on unfiltered ADS-B data higher activity of ground vehicles.Some of them are visible on Flightradar as well. I mean I can see unfiltered ADS-B data and since today afternoon I believe all ground vehicles equipped with transponder are visible on the map. Most of them uses ADS-R and TIS-B da...

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by gabik001
Mon May 18, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

...speaking of Icelandair... FI has modified three 767's by removing seats "...to make more room for cargo and to make loading and unloading easier. It is working with a German company, DB Schenker, to conduct cargo flights between Shanghai and Munich. Some will also be flown between Shanghai ...

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by gabik001
Sun May 17, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Any info on the accidentally activated fire suppression foam system at the AA hanger? Looks like 787s were in the hanger at the time. https://samchui.com/2020/05/16/american-airlines-hangar-involved-in-foaming-incident/#.XsDQmFNOnLU Someone was doing Espuma Party but forgot to turn off the lights a...

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by gabik001
Sun May 17, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/zk-nze

It would be nice to see her again, however weather does not seems to be good.
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VCVSpotter wrote:
Air New Zealand 787-9 ZK-NZE (All Blacks) scheduled into LAX again tomorrow (May 17), which means it should arrive at ORD around 6:30PM like the previous flights.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/zk-nze

It would be nice to see her again, however weather does not seems to be good.

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by gabik001
Sun May 17, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

I shot this today, but not in good quality. This KC10 just do a touch and go, not park anywhere. Thanks for the information! I was driving to the liquor store. Wanted to make sure my eyes weren't playing tricks on me. Was it one of ours? From a distance, almost looked like the dark gray of the Roya...

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by gabik001
Thu May 14, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

As mentioned by lemand91 in the KLM 744 Phase Out Thread (post #1003), KLM 747-400M PH-BFS will ferry AMS-ORD-MHV on Monday May 25, 2020 as KL9879. Departure from AMS will be 8:55AM local, so arrival at ORD should be around 10:40AM on May 25 (flight time of around 8:45). Thanks for a tip! Aparently...

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by gabik001
Thu May 14, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Ethiopian Cargo B77F and JL B772 visited us this morning. ETH landed at 8.20am and turnaround was pretty quick, at 10am was ready to go back to Europe. I was surprised that they parked cargo plane at T5 gate. JL sent second a/c along with regular JL10 which was JA709J (landed 20 mins before JL10). I...

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by gabik001
Wed May 13, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

NZ "All Blacks" B789 is on the way to ORD from LAX. ETA 6:05p but bad thing is its getting cloudy...
Tomorrow LX will send Edelweiss A333 instead of A343 but weather seems bad.

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by gabik001
Wed May 13, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

VI IL76 arrrived today at 7:20a (scheduled to depart at midnight). That was RA-76511, here at Maastricht: 5985573 Love me a good "vodka burner" :bigthumbsup: Yep, third visit of this a/c here. She was at ORD last time (two weeks ago or so) and in Nov. 2019 (actually this flight was unknow...

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by gabik001
Wed May 13, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

jcwr56 wrote:
Looking at a few SV repatriation flights over the next several weeks.

Good to know,
Thanks! Will definitely track it.

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by gabik001
Tue May 12, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

VI IL76 arrrived today at 7:20a (scheduled to depart at midnight). Tomorrow VI will send A124 to ORD, ETA 1.30p Blue Angels will do fly-over tomorrow to do a big shout for all those fighting with CoVid19 (what I know they will fly from IND) above Chicagoland (Chicago, Evanston, Franklin Pk, Melrose ...

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by gabik001
Sun May 10, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
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Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Just saw Comlux B762 P4-CLA departed from 27L. Landed 2 hours ago for some refreshing ;) directly from Malta. Flight CXB767. Seems like its flying to RFD, it has just FL100 and now descending. 5659927 https://www.oneabove.aero/our-aircraft/bbj-767-200ER Wow! Not the easiest aircraft to find in the ...

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by gabik001
Sun May 10, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Wow! Looks like small VCV :)

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by gabik001
Sat May 09, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Just saw Comlux B762 P4-CLA departed from 27L. Landed 2 hours ago for some refreshing ;) directly from Malta. Flight CXB767. Seems like its flying to RFD, it has just FL100 and now descending.

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by gabik001
Sat May 09, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

..and by the way photographers, there are no EVA triple sevens in the ORD A-net database.. I know its a difficult shot, operating so late at O'Hare and all, but someone needs to adjust for low light! :old: Ask and you shall receive! ...and in broad daylight - must have been a cargo flight? Thanks B...

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by gabik001
Sat May 09, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

...speaking of uncommon cargo carriers at O'Hare... ASL Airlines Belgium has sent OE-IFD a couple of times lately on a LGG-ORD-YHZ-LGG rotation - just saw her today. 4873781 She typically does LGG (Liege Airport, Belgium)-OVB (Novosibirsk International Airport, Russia)-PVG-LGG https://i.postimg.cc/...

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by gabik001
Fri May 08, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

LX sent Edelweiss A343 today as LX8. Will come back to ZRH tomorrow evening. Next flight to ORD is planned on Saturday around 3:30pm.

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by gabik001
Wed May 06, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

I have a screenshot on my phone that I sent to Bart M. to let him know what is going on and it really looked strange. I tracked few of them so none took a gate so I believe that most of them were repositioning. United has parked their aircraft on 10R/28L runway and central deicing pad as well. A lo...

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by gabik001
Tue May 05, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

I have a screenshot on my phone that I sent to Bart M. to let him know what is going on and it really looked strange. I tracked few of them so none took a gate so I believe that most of them were repositioning. United has parked their aircraft on 10R/28L runway and central deicing pad as well. A lot...

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by gabik001
Tue May 05, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

A Condor flight DE994 visited us today morning as Planeboy17 said. They had a miscommunication with tower after arrival (9:50a) and used active runway as a taxiway. Just departed to FRA as DE995. A/c D-ABUA. Seems like we might have them back in next few days. Caught today's DE flight at 2:30pm dep...

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by gabik001
Tue May 05, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 894
Views: 128416

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Anyone noticed todays UA flow to ORD? There is about 50 or even more a/c's in the air on approach to ORD. All UA. Runway 9L/27R was opened because of that. Two exceptions: DL B77L from ATL and RJ B788.

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