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by United_fan
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraq to pay 4.8M€ for YI-AGP/ALM parking fee
Replies: 22
Views: 4439

Re: Iraq to pay 4.8M€ for YI-AGP/ALM parking fee

http://www.airport-data.com/images/airc ... 200639.jpg


Did someone use the rudder for target practice?


I think it's swinging in the wind. Leaving those JT9D's open for decades a'int good. They'll never fly agin,sad for the -SP. It has low hours.
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Antarius wrote:
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United_fan wrote:


Did someone use the rudder for target practice?


I think it's swinging in the wind. Leaving those JT9D's open for decades a'int good. They'll never fly agin,sad for the -SP. It has low hours.

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by United_fan
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde at Memphis - 1979
Replies: 35
Views: 4491

Re: Concorde at Memphis - 1979

Came to ROC in '95 for the Ryder Cup.

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by United_fan
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 18981

Re: Upstate New York Aviation Thread - 2020

Air Canada first used Dash 8's when ROC service started. Air Ontario,I believe.

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by United_fan
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1458
Views: 207700

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

We had Eagle CR7 service ROC-DFW years ago. Maybe it could be added in the future. ROC-PHL mainline was rumored ,but never happened.

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by United_fan
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska meltdown at SEA
Replies: 119
Views: 20405

Re: Alaska meltdown at SEA

When I was in Seattle last month,there are help wanted signs everywhere …..

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by United_fan
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freight Peak Season 2019 Discussion
Replies: 109
Views: 12520

Re: Peak Season 2019 Discussion

Looks like Atlas is using a 747-400BCF for FDX this year.

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by United_fan
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat tentatively schedules last A310 service in 2Q20
Replies: 106
Views: 21235

Re: Air Transat tentatively schedules last A310 service in 2Q20

Any chance they'll use them on YQB-FLL this winter ?

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by United_fan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NASA flight Palmdale - Stuttgart, Germany?
Replies: 18
Views: 3982

Re: NASA flight Palmdale - Stuttgart, Germany?

It will be doing night work around Europe.

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by United_fan
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS 737-600 Retirement
Replies: 74
Views: 13897

Re: SAS 737-600 Retirement

Maybe EG&G (Janet) will buy them for parts of to add to their fleet.

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by United_fan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Anyone know when the KC135 will depart ROC?

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by United_fan
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 132553

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

So,how are the crews getting back to DFW? Is there space available on the Eagle flights ?

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by United_fan
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 96
Views: 17591

Re: Tower Air

Didn't they have issues with fuel on the Athens flights ? I remember reading the old 747's sometimes had trouble with range on those flights.

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by United_fan
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25426

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

I wonder if the Bills will be using Atlas 767 and 747's this season?

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by United_fan
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020
Replies: 143
Views: 38913

Re: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020

UPS757Pilot wrote:
Western Global?


Good possibility.

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by United_fan
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020
Replies: 143
Views: 38913

Re: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020

wrenchon727 wrote:
FedEx


For parts,that's probably it.

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by United_fan
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of AI/EY 777-200LRs?
Replies: 16
Views: 3642

Re: Fate of AI/EY 777-200LRs?

There's probably no way to convert these to freighters? Because of the floor beams?

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by United_fan
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Sues Walmart Over Jetblack
Replies: 29
Views: 3779

Re: JetBlue Sues Walmart Over Jetblack

Isn't jetblack a driveway tar sealer,too?

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by United_fan
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?
Replies: 28
Views: 8367

Re: Ex United 744 - (N119UA) LAX to HKG today?

BAorAB wrote:
Seems like Atlas Air is operating. Going for Freighter conversion?


Nobody is converting 747's into freighters,anymore.

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by United_fan
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

jworks158 wrote:
United_fan wrote:
I have written permission to take pictures from US Airports. Knock on wood,I haven't been rolled up on in 5 years.


How did you manage that I was told there would be no blanket permits issued.


My irrefutable charm,i guess.

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by United_fan
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

I have written permission to take pictures from US Airports. Knock on wood,I haven't been rolled up on in 5 years.

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by United_fan
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Well if 4/22 is closed,there is nowhere to spot. Guess i'll stay home. Hopefully it won't be too long. There are still quite a few places! Mainly for 28 arrivals the gravel driveway behind the 7/11. Also if you have a lens that is long enough on top of the parking garage especially from the corners...

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by United_fan
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 9359

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

I'd rather change an engine in Vegas,in june,than northern Canada in winter. Where your fingers freeze and the wind is howling and snow is blowing. I'd rather sweat in a low humidity environment than freeze.

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by United_fan
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD
Replies: 28
Views: 5600

Re: AA Increasing Mainline Service From ORD

I wonder if AA mainline to ORD will ever return to ROC. They left around 2003 or so. I think they used MD80s.

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by United_fan
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 9359

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

At least they get to change it out in a nice place. Not like northern canada in the winter....

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by United_fan
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 34930

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread 2019

Does anyone know why OEB flew to LAX rather than to Tupelo? From HD Melbourne Aviation's youtube channel: Last weekend saw the retirement of Qantas' former oldest Boeing 747 in their fleet, VH-OEB. This aircraft is their only 747-400 powered by General Electric's CF6s and is an ex Asiana aircraft. ...

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by United_fan
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Well if 4/22 is closed,there is nowhere to spot. Guess i'll stay home. Hopefully it won't be too long.

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by United_fan
Fri May 10, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 5938

Re: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?

I was thinking Emery Worldwide,but they were freighters.

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by United_fan
Thu May 09, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 121
Views: 21706

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

When I was young,I remember flying in an Alleghany or USAir 1-11. I remember thinking it was a DC-9,but it had '1-11' on the window shades.

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by United_fan
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL in the USA...where can I see?
Replies: 36
Views: 4142

Re: DHL in the USA...where can I see?

PartsGuy20 wrote:
There's always a DHL 767 parked at BOS near the Economy Parking garage whenever I'm headed out on a trip. Still haven't seen any of their aircraft with the special "Grand Tour" tails though.


I believe those tails are from DHL Air UK (DHK) that only flies to JFK and CVG in this country.

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by United_fan
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL in the USA...where can I see?
Replies: 36
Views: 4142

Re: DHL in the USA...where can I see?

NBGSkyGod wrote:
Can't believe no one has mentioned the DHL Bell 206 that flies to JFK a few times a day.


Callsign DHL 7 .

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by United_fan
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL in the USA...where can I see?
Replies: 36
Views: 4142

Re: DHL in the USA...where can I see?

KII operates a 737-400 into ROC from CVG,departs to BDL. 5x a week. Sometimes it's subbed by a GTI 767-200.

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by United_fan
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

I thought I read that AA was bringing mainline on ROC-PHL. Currently we have 6 PDT E-145's on the route. That's 300 seats. I now see no mainline to PHL.

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by United_fan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

DCA-ROCguy wrote:
Ok, thanks! This morning the webcam shows the new jetway waiting to be installed, and the crane again.

Also, what's the Swift Air 734 at A9 about? Arrived over 14 hours ago, per FlightAware, if that's the plane.

Jim


Went to SYR then ACY. Happens every month or so. I think for Harrahs.

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by United_fan
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s in Atlanta
Replies: 56
Views: 9018

Re: Delta MD-88s in Atlanta

ROC is all MD88/90 most of the time. Even the seasonal MSP flights. Love the MD88 roar!

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by United_fan
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

ROC has got to be one of the most incompetently managed airports in the country. Over the last 24 months BUF and SYR have experienced new airlines, routes, and YOY passenger increased and ROC has been completely stagnant. The funds for incentives are there, but the leadership has been lacking from ...

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by United_fan
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Int’l Memories
Replies: 42
Views: 5068

Re: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Int’l Memories

As I have only been going there sine '01, I have a few. I remember the holes in the fence for pictures. I remember SAA 747-400 coming in and all types of Delta's fleet. Also the Delta and USAirways 737-200's. Laker Bahamas 727's,too.

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by United_fan
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

United has 1 mainline ORD-ROC (679) as of now . EWR is back to Express.

What annoys me is that BUF can have 4 -5 FLL flights on a Saturday,but ROC has none.

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by United_fan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any 727-100s Left?
Replies: 44
Views: 7472

Re: Any 727-100s Left?

VP-BDJ was scrapped. They were selling pieces of the skin.

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by United_fan
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Passenger flight for the Boeing 727
Replies: 78
Views: 15456

Re: Final Passenger flight for the Boeing 727

My last was Mach 2003. Delta N8890Z ATL-ROC. Booked it just for that plane.

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by United_fan
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 59859

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Based off of recent rumblings, this is what I’ve heard as far as route development: AA will end BOS from ROC and SYR this year B6 will adjust schedule and go double daily BOS (regardless of AA ending or not) AA in response to ending BOS will add DFW service in the fall from ROC and SYR. Nothing con...

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by United_fan
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 717 Being Scrapped
Replies: 42
Views: 17593

Re: First 717 Being Scrapped

I feel old,I toured EZ-A105 before it was delivered in LGB in 2004.

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by United_fan
Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 65187

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

It's pretty sad for ROC that we get excited about getting back something we had 10 years ago (AA mainline to PHL) . Still only have Eagle to ORD.

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by United_fan
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tame (EQ) cut JFK, plan reorganization as losses mount
Replies: 5
Views: 1850

Re: Tame (EQ) cut JFK, plan reorganization as losses mount

So that will leave FLL as their only US destination.

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by United_fan
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Flying Questions
Replies: 22
Views: 3804

Re: Peak Flying Questions

I saw on flightaware that FDX and Kalitta operated 14 MEM-LAX flights a day during peak . Wow.

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by United_fan
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 294
Views: 79901

Re: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018

Isn't a -237 an Ex Air India -LR? No wonder nobody wants them third hand.

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by United_fan
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Flying Questions
Replies: 22
Views: 3804

Re: Peak Flying Questions

Well,in ROC,FX is bringing in an A300 in addition to the usual 763. The A300 departs to MDT. I wish I had a picture of the Kalitta L1011 that came here Christmas '97.

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by United_fan
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has BA been too slow with fleet renewals
Replies: 78
Views: 11915

Re: Has BA been too slow with fleet renewals

I cannot believe 76 airlines fly the 747,now.

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by United_fan
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 65187

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

jworks158 wrote:
rocANDtpa wrote:
ROC will see an AA 321 in February once a week for a Friday RON.


Wow that's quite the upgage from an E170 or CR9. Is this the first time ROC has received scheduled A321 service? Will there be an A319 on the other days?


Probably 10 years ago,USAirways had mainline A321's to PHL.

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