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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 835
Views: 162017

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/delta-a ... oston-jfk/
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Airways Magazine just posted photos of the new 767-400 Delta One Seat. It is indeed a "suite lite" with no doors.

Source: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/delta-a ... oston-jfk/

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9559

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

jfk777 wrote:
Delta has problems if they have to fly A350 to Amsterdam. Those should be Pacific flown airplanes,


No problem. Just getting the most utilization out of each airframe. Keep in mind that Delta flew the 747 between Atlanta and Amsterdam only three summers ago.

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by BravoEchoNov
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 63
Views: 7228

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/WJA ... /CYYC/KATL
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The first WestJet flight is almost to ATL. Being operated by the 737 MAX 8 today. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/WJA ... /CYYC/KATL

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by BravoEchoNov
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Virgin Atlantic A350-1000 Routes and deliveries.
Replies: 9
Views: 1822

Re: VIRGIN ATLANTIC A350-1000 Routes and deliveries.

The original plan was for them to first operate out of LGW and replace the 747s there. Not sure if that is still true today.

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 129786

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

7006 showing an exit ferry SIN-NRT tomorrow: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n865da Do you know which ship is taking her place? My guess is 7001... Edit: It probably won`t be 7001...... 7002. 7001 won't be until after the 1st of the year, once 7003 finishes. Any idea when the next LR go...

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by BravoEchoNov
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 74944

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Emirates 77W A6-EQP has been delivered Boeing 777-300 42363 1577 A6-EQP Emirates delivery 30 Nov 2018 PAE-DXB https://twitter.com/FlightIntl/status/1068861770809450496 It's another fake news blog. They are also quoting it as their final frame just like many other blogs and websites yet 5 seconds on...

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 16526

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

BN727227Ultra wrote:
I can't find a better thread for this, but neither of DL's newest aircraft, A220/A350, are forecast to call on ATL in the near term and not even further out.


The A350 already operates daily flights out of Atlanta to Seoul. The A220 should operate many routes out of Atlanta in time.

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by BravoEchoNov
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What would an A350NEO look like?
Replies: 5
Views: 2152

Re: What would an A350NEO look like?

I would mostly look at what changes were made to the A320neo and A330neo. Obviously, engines would be the largest change. Changes to the landing gear may be necessary if the new engines have a larger diameter. Aerodynamic efficiencies will likely be made to the wings but I highly doubt Airbus will p...

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 10 A330-900 neo's, defers 10 A350-900's
Replies: 384
Views: 63324

Re: Reuters: Airbus likely sold 10 A330neo jets to Delta

I would not be shocked to see all Delta 772s, 77E and 77L alike, replaced by 359s by around 2025. This aged pretty well... :silly: This reads to me like "we are going to use the second tranche of A350s as 77E replacements." I'll predict that in the early 2020s they order ~10 more to repla...

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A330-900 routes
Replies: 80
Views: 13651

Re: Delta A330-900 routes

Why would Delta put a 339 vs a 333 on a route? I think for the first few frames the A339 will be preferred on Asian routes to have a consistent product on all Asia flights. As more and more A339s are delivered we will begin to see Delta put them on routes where economics benefit the A339 over the A...

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by BravoEchoNov
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential A220 Routes for Delta
Replies: 47
Views: 4533

Re: Potential A220 Routes for Delta

[For the 10,000th time, the A220s are not replacing 717 routes, they are to upguage CR9/E175 routes. The B717s have the same capacity as the A220s Sorry for the snark, but it has been repeated hundreds of times https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/initial-delta-a220-plan-does-not-include-new-...

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by BravoEchoNov
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42158

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

Fascinating live blog from the Newark to Singapore flight. I can't imagine being inside a plane for 19+ hours even in biz class. I bet those onboard are wishing for a layover right about now. Link- https://airwaysmag.com/special-flights/live-blog-from-inaugural-of-worlds-longest-flight-newark-to-sin...

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by BravoEchoNov
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD on track to overtake ATL for busiest airport by flight ops
Replies: 34
Views: 4600

Re: ORD on track to overtake ATL for busiest airport by flight ops

will O'Hare now consistently remain #1 for the medium term until ATL builds new runways? ATL's current runways aren't at full capacity and any plans to add a 6th runway are years away. Looks like ORD will take over this title with ATL keeping busiest in terms of passengers (for now). ATL's issue is...

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by BravoEchoNov
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 129786

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

https://community.infinite-flight.com/t ... hop/238225


Just a photoshop. The first A220 hasn't finished final assembly yet. This is an old Bombardier PR photo that has been photoshopped.
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danipawa wrote:


Just a photoshop. The first A220 hasn't finished final assembly yet. This is an old Bombardier PR photo that has been photoshopped.

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 16526

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

Good evening everyone! Its been a moment already since this thread was active! Anyway just want bring a few VS news. First and foremost, the 747 service from ATL-MAN will start on October 29th, 2018 and continues through 2019. In addition, the A340 service from ATL-LHR will end on March 29th next a...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 129786

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

seabosdca wrote:

So the A220 is confirmed to have AVOD? I find that surprising on such a small aircraft.


Yes, the A220 will have AVOD. Although it has a low number of seats, it will be flying on longer routes than the 717. Most of the A220's routes will be 2+ hours. Many will even be over 3+ hours.

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA aircraft deliveries
Replies: 21
Views: 4300

Re: DELTA aircraft deliveries

As they take delivery of the A321 are they retiring B757 at the same time? 757 retirement has slowed down/stopped for now. Currently, MD-88s and MD-90s are leaving the fleet in great numbers. N918DL and N965DN were both retired this week alone. Two A321s were delivered yesterday from Mobile and Ham...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA aircraft deliveries
Replies: 21
Views: 4300

Re: DELTA aircraft deliveries

Capn wrote:
Thanks for your reply, that's an incredible delivery pace for 321s.
I seem to remember that 3 330neos were coming ,in 2019.
Anyway that is a lot of planes in a years time.


Incredible indeed. Delta has taken delivery of 7 A321s just in the last 30 days alone!

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by BravoEchoNov
Wed May 30, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL order the A350-1000/B777X?
Replies: 49
Views: 6342

Re: Will DL order the A350-1000/B777X?

Not any time soon. They are content with the A330 and A350-900 for most of their future wide-body fleet. They *could* order the A350-1000 to keep type commonality. The 777X just isn't designed for American carriers. The only way I see one of the US3 airlines getting the 777X at the end of the line l...

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by BravoEchoNov
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 16526

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

What are the chances that Emirates adds ATL-DXB in the next 3 years or so? I know Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines already fly here, but I would just love to see the tail of an Emirates 777-200LR parked at Concourse F. EK coming to Atlanta is always a possibility but I just don't see it happening...

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 57827

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

"When the new service begins, Frontier will offer 61 flights a day from RDU to 18 nonstop destinations, second only to Delta with 25 nonstop destinations." http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article207834524.html definitely looks like a focus city. 2nd carrier only to Delta? Wow[/qu...

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by BravoEchoNov
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 DTW-AMS
Replies: 36
Views: 8232

Re: Delta A350 DTW-AMS

They should have put the A350 on ATL-AMS and transfer the KLM flight from Atlanta to Detroit. Umm...no they shouldn't have. As has been said a few times already on this thread, the A350 has been put on this route to increase aircraft utilization. The A350 stays on the ground in Atlanta for only 5 h...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?
Replies: 63
Views: 15657

Re: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?

I think much of the criticism against Alex is unfair. He could tone it down a notch with Qatar Airways and the selfies but 95% of his work is quality. Let's be honest, he is participating in inaugural flights and airline events that most on A.net would love to attend. Are you complaining because you...

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be a substantial relief airport for ATL?
Replies: 49
Views: 5448

Re: Will there ever be a substantial relief airport for tha ATL?

I don't have much to add, but I want to praise BN727227Ultra for saying "tha ATL".

Delta doesn't want another commercial airport so another commercial airport will not be made. Delta is king in tha ATL. Especially after the city's major mess up with the power outage.

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by BravoEchoNov
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 85861

Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options

http://money.cnn.com/2017/12/13/news/co ... index.html

Discuss.
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BREAKING: Airbus has won the coveted Delta narrowbody RFP.

http://money.cnn.com/2017/12/13/news/co ... index.html

Discuss.

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty
Replies: 116
Views: 29901

Re: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty

Bombardier flew the CS300 down to Atlanta today. Take it as you will.

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 23494

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

At this time no airline is bringing the A380 to Atlanta and none will for the foreseeable future. Only Korean brought the A380 on a regular basis. Using the assumption JetBlue flys 5 daily flights to Atlanta with the A320 and using the data linked three posts above, I have determined JetBlue average...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 159 Whats going on?
Replies: 4
Views: 1849

Re: Delta 159 Whats going on?

Tweet from @GoldboxATL
12m12 minutes ago

"Happening now, #Delta 747 shortly after take off for #ICN returned to #DTW with engine issues. Hope there is nothing wrong with the Queen. "

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders
Replies: 52
Views: 18585

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders

Robert Wall of the WSJ is reporting the deal could be for up to 24 CSeries aircraft. Massive win for the CSeries program.

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 159
Views: 27224

Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft

Just breaking on Bloomberg Turkish Airlines agreed to purchase 40 of Boeing Co.’s 787-9 Dreamliners, a long-awaited order that signals the carrier’s rebound following a terrorist attack on its Istanbul hub last year. LINK - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-21/boeing-lands-11-billion-7...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 23494

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Aeromexico starts service to Atlanta tomorrow. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed seemed to hint that the airport will be announcing a new international carrier soon. His term in office ends this year so I would expect the announcement to occur before he leaves. In a response from a tweet that read "Aero...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Hartsfield Jackson EVER Get The 787?!
Replies: 22
Views: 3409

Re: Will Hartsfield Jackson EVER Get The 787?!

Qatar has never brought a 787 to Atlanta. The only 787s that have ever landed in Atlanta are 1 United 788 (medical diversion), one Virgin Atlantic 789 (promo flight), and about 8 KLM revenue flights.

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by BravoEchoNov
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Hartsfield Jackson EVER Get The 787?!
Replies: 22
Views: 3409

Re: Will Hartsfield Jackson EVER Get The 787?!

KLM has been operating the 787 on certain Friday's this year.

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Southwest 737 MAX Delivered
Replies: 52
Views: 12656

First Southwest 737 MAX Delivered

Airways Magazine is reporting and FlightAware confirms that the first 737 MAX for Southwest Airlines has been delivered. LINK: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/southwest-airlines-takes-delivery-first-737-max/ Southwest Airlines appears to have taken delivery of their first 737 MAX. The aircraft, N871...

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by BravoEchoNov
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on AA MD-80 Retirement
Replies: 28
Views: 11000

Re: Update on AA MD-80 Retirement

https://twitter.com/TheAviationBeat/sta ... 7445571584
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American Airlines sent N513AA to Roswell this morning. The aircraft was delivered in August of 1990.
SOURCE: https://twitter.com/TheAviationBeat/sta ... 7445571584

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adds ATL-FLL/JFK/MCO
Replies: 115
Views: 15221

Re: JetBlue Adds ATL-FLL/JFK/MCO

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/jetblue ... s-atlanta/
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Airways Magazine has an article out on it. Unclear at this time if JetBlue has secured two gates on concourse E or it they will stay in D.
LINK- https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/jetblue ... s-atlanta/

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 70800

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

First Delta A350 will land in Atlanta on Saturday at midnight. "The first Airbus A350 for Delta Air Lines will conduct its delivery flight from Toulouse, France to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday. The aircraft, N501DN, will take off from Toulouse around 9:00 p.m. and land in Atlanta around 11:30 p...

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 23494

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

First Delta A350 will land in Atlanta on Saturday at midnight. "The first Airbus A350 for Delta Air Lines will conduct its delivery flight from Toulouse, France to Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday. The aircraft, N501DN, will take off from Toulouse around 9:00 p.m. and land in Atlanta around 11:30 p...

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by BravoEchoNov
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to N905NK (new A320 at DFW)?
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Re: What happened to N905NK (new A320 at DFW)?

From AirwaysMag.com: "MIAMI — Operators of the Pratt & Whitney 1000G for the Airbus A320neo continue to face extensive challenges with the next generation engine. After solving a series of mechanical problems with the 1000G, Pratt & Whitney is struggling to deliver new engines or modify...

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by BravoEchoNov
Mon May 22, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air
Replies: 63
Views: 13324

Re: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air

https://airwaysmag.com/uncategorized/fi ... ax-flight/
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Airways Magazine just posted a trip report from the first flight. Some interesting information given.

https://airwaysmag.com/uncategorized/fi ... ax-flight/

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by BravoEchoNov
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD F9 Tail Tip
Replies: 13
Views: 4580

Re: ORD F9 Tail Tip

kyrone wrote:
BravoEchoNov wrote:
Any photo or link to where you are seeing this?


I have a photo but it appears I don't have permissions to post photos on the forum...


Sent you a private message.

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by BravoEchoNov
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD F9 Tail Tip
Replies: 13
Views: 4580

Re: ORD F9 Tail Tip

Aircraft involved is N223FR "Franceska the Flamingo."

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by BravoEchoNov
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD F9 Tail Tip
Replies: 13
Views: 4580

Re: ORD F9 Tail Tip

Any photo or link to where you are seeing this?

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by BravoEchoNov
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Construction for ATL A380 gate underway
Replies: 16
Views: 3407

Re: Construction for ATL A380 gate underway

Didn't the KE flight to ICN get downgraded from a A380 to 777 a year or so ago? Maybe KE will bring back the A380 now that they and DL have the J/V. Delta is launching a flight to Seoul in June so I doubt that will happen. Air France and Qatar(very unlikely) is the only carrier outside of Korean th...

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freeway Fire Collapses in ATL - Airport Fire Department Responds
Replies: 14
Views: 4059

Re: Freeway Fire Collapses in ATL - Airport Fire Department Responds

ATL has at least three fire stations on the airfield. One at North Cargo, one at South Cargo, and one at concourse T. Two firetrucks leaving the airport won't cause any problem for airport operations. It is rather interesting to see the trucks on the interstate. Several photos I posted about this on...

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by BravoEchoNov
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 19533

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

United is the world major airline to hub there unfortunately. AA and Delta would likely grow out their operations if they had a hub at Dulles. United has no reason or desire to with Newark so close.

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by BravoEchoNov
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing - 2014-2017
Replies: 1299
Views: 237358

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

I wouldn't look too deep into the lack of -900 on the aircraft. A few of the A350-900 test aircraft don't have -900 on them either.

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by BravoEchoNov
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 240615

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

https://twitter.com/Transponder1200/sta ... 9995888640
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Very tragic video of the 727 overrunning the runway shortly before it broke apart.

https://twitter.com/Transponder1200/sta ... 9995888640

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