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by United_fan
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 96
Views: 15706

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: 70
Views: 6168

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: 41
Views: 8160

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: 41
Views: 8160

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: 3424

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: 3361

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: 7749

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 8848

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: 5145

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: 8848

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: 65
Views: 15655

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 5669

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: 85
Views: 10955

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: 3598

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: 3598

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: 3598

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 8671

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 4660

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 7004

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: 14902

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: 323
Views: 38006

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: 16946

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: 62220

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: 1763

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: 3578

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: 76946

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: 3578

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: 11501

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: 62220

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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by United_fan
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up
Replies: 47
Views: 13174

Re: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up

I wanted to get a picture of the one from Sanford yesterday,but the weather was shit.

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by United_fan
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion
Replies: 71
Views: 16170

Re: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion

I heard them come into JFK this weekend with a 'heavy' ,it was a 767-200 from Swift/Eastern.Using a greenheart c/s.

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by United_fan
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5397

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

N252TR used to come to ROC all the time for Skyking charters to ACY.

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by United_fan
Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up
Replies: 47
Views: 13174

Re: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up

I'm gonna miss them in ROC. They used em on the SFB runs. Sure were the loudest out of here. At least we have DL MD88/90's , for now.

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by United_fan
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air MD-80 order
Replies: 48
Views: 8885

Re: US Air MD-80 order

I remember seeing one @ GSO around 2000. They had 'VJ' Vista jet reg suffixes,I think.

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by United_fan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 62220

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

I drive ROC-BUF to fly WN non-stop to FLL every winter for like 6 years. Why ROC cannot get a S Florida n/s is beyond me.

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by United_fan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N388LS stored in Thailand?
Replies: 4
Views: 1052

Re: N388LS stored in Thailand?

It's been scrapped.

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by United_fan
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adds ATL-BUR EFF JULY 8, 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 7780

Re: DL adds ATL-BUR EFF JULY 8, 2019

This is one where I imagine both B6 and DL are evaluating JFK-BUR closely. Will be interesting to see who pulls the trigger first. Had thought it might be DL given they had to yank SNA-JFK on account of their slot. B6 already does twice a day on JFK-BUR. I have to wonder if Delta will pull the trig...

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by United_fan
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 140
Views: 17017

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Weren't the Convair 880/990 made @ BUR ? Those must have really rattled some windows.

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by United_fan
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 140
Views: 17017

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Hard to believe UA operated 727's out of BUR with all the NIMBY's there .

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by United_fan
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History
Replies: 143
Views: 23442

Re: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History

Loved seeing the Air Transat ones in FLL going to Quebec City last year.

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