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by DL777200LR
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1077
Views: 199059

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n710dn


Took over the delayed BCN flight from the previous day when ship 3326 went tech in JFK
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audidudi wrote:
Anyone know why B777 N710DN ferried from JFK>BCN>JFK this weekend?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n710dn


Took over the delayed BCN flight from the previous day when ship 3326 went tech in JFK

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by DL777200LR
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces employee pay increase effective October 1st
Replies: 10
Views: 5910

Re: Delta announces employee pay increase effective October 1st

Internal memo, don’t think it was press released yet.

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by DL777200LR
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL
Replies: 178
Views: 57486

Re: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

Maintenance and structural engineers are currently on site evaluating damage.

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by DL777200LR
Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Op 737 Nose Wheel Well
Replies: 8
Views: 2520

Re: Ground Op 737 Nose Wheel Well

At the airport today a B737-8 came in, unloaded, loaded, but one thing happened that I don't usually see. One of the ground crew had (not sure whether ear muffs or headphones) muffs on, something dangling from the muffs, and had a cable coming from the nose wheel well, it looked like it was attache...

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by DL777200LR
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: which engine to cut off before using GPU
Replies: 8
Views: 2634

Re: which engine to cut off before using GPU

I’ve usually seen the #1 eng be shut down first since the jetbridge has to be connected which sometimes is to the L2 door that is right next to the #1.

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by DL777200LR
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The future of N772SW?
Replies: 11
Views: 2362

Re: The future of N772SW?

Interesting. So I guess it will never fly passengers again. I wonder if they will keep it for a spare parts aircraft Think of an airplane as a bunch of parts flying in formation. It is possible that many of the parts will be removed,repaired/overhauled and if they are determined to be airworthy, wi...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s
Replies: 70
Views: 11679

Re: El Al after the withdrawal of the 744s

I always thought a few 748i's would suit LY, but get the point that they probably cant afford them. From what I gather their JFK flights is always packed so it's not for lack of loads that the 748i wouldn't come in useful. TLV JFK is packed everyday and the tickets are expensive. Delta down gauged ...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 764 N835MH AOG at EZE
Replies: 4
Views: 2746

Re: Delta 764 N835MH AOG at EZE

Skin damage by L2 door, aircraft is back in service now.

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by DL777200LR
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 777 Engines
Replies: 7
Views: 2970

Re: British Airways 777 Engines

[twoid][/twoid] So after doing a bit of spotting up at Heathrow I know that British Airways uses GE90 and Trent 800 on its 777-200ER fleet. Now I know earlier versions of the GE90 aren’t as powerful as the -115B used on the -200LR & -300ER. So I was wondering if the Trent 800 BA use is more or l...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Air charter with DL Flight Number
Replies: 32
Views: 6217

Re: Hawaiian Air charter with DL Flight Number

No they still fly with Delta I don’t think that’s correct, for their game at Chicago they definitely flew HA. https://twitter.com/805pineapple/status/1041848171725434881?s=21 Edit: Here is the flight on FlightAware, definitely with HA this season https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N382HA/history/2...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737NG Cockpit Oxygen Masks
Replies: 13
Views: 1997

Re: B737NG Cockpit Oxygen Masks

barney captain wrote:
Lpbri wrote:
Not sure how you get 4 people into a 737 flightdeck.


Two cockpit seats and two jumpseats. It happens every day - and yes, it sucks.


Doesn’t 1 jumpseat take the space at the door? Where is the 2 jumpseat located??

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by DL777200LR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 NLG TAXI LIGHT - BRT/DIM MODES?
Replies: 5
Views: 1249

Re: B737 NLG TAXI LIGHT - BRT/DIM MODES?

I am hoping that someone out there can provide some insight on whether the TAXI LIGHTS on the 737-800 (and others?) have Bright/Dim modes? During a recent ground test of an LED replacement for the 4551 and 4554 PAR46 Incandescent taxi lights on a 737-800, I was told that although the LED outperform...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Defueling a 737 to tank truck
Replies: 13
Views: 2293

Re: Defueling a 737 to tank truck

I only know the 747 where the refuel panel is on the left wing only. The right wind only has an additional refuel coupling for faster fueling. There is a lot of customer options in fuel connections. The B767 has a refuel panel and two couplings on the left wing, same as B747. It is common to also h...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Defueling a 737 to tank truck
Replies: 13
Views: 2293

Re: Defueling a 737 to tank truck

The wording is not quite correct. The defueling valve connects the engine feed manifold to the fueling manifold which allows the aircraft fuel boost pumps to pressurize the fueling manifold. If a fuel truck is connected to the fueling manifold fuel is pushed back into the fueling truck by using the...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus FBW flight control laws - recovery from ALT to NORM?
Replies: 10
Views: 1434

Re: Airbus FBW flight control laws - recovery from ALT to NORM?

Once you go into direct law however, the plane can only return to abnormal during the same flight and back to normal after landing/maintenance if the problem is no longer present.

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by DL777200LR
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure
Replies: 133
Views: 24574

Re: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure

Listen to the ATC tape and I could have sworn that they said their APU was inop? Did they do an ETOPS crossing without an APU? An APU is not required for ETOPS on a B777. I know that, but just because it's legal does not make it a good practice. Actually leaving home base for an ETOPS crossing is i...

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by DL777200LR
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1014
Views: 148277

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2018/07/27/atlantas-hartsfield-jackson-the-frontrunner-for.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo BAM! ATL the front runner! I won’t believe anything until it’s actually official honestly. I don’t see why ATL would work better than JFK. No one in the New York metro a...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH A330 Serious Incident at BNE
Replies: 57
Views: 17237

Re: MH A330 Serious Incident at BNE

It is required in my airline to create a log book entry whenever pitot/static covers and langing gear pins are installed to try to prevent things like this from happening. Lucky that it landed before anything catastrophic happened. I wonder if MH has the same procedures and weren't followed.

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by DL777200LR
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines firms order for 10 787-9's plus 10 options
Replies: 53
Views: 11295

Re: Hawaiian Airlines firms order for 10 787-9's plus 10 options

What engine did they choose? All their A330 are RR.

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by DL777200LR
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Split Scimitars missing dorsal winglet
Replies: 18
Views: 1841

Re: 737 Split Scimitars missing dorsal winglet

Oops, I totally mixed up my terminology: it was the ventral fin... Thoughts? Im assuming you mean the lower, smaller (vertical fin) part of the scimitar. If that part of the winglet is damaged, it can be removed per the CDL, however the other winglet ( vertical fin) must also be removed. Exactly wh...

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by DL777200LR
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Split Scimitars missing dorsal winglet
Replies: 18
Views: 1841

Re: 737 Split Scimitars missing dorsal winglet

Oops, I totally mixed up my terminology: it was the ventral fin... Thoughts? Im assuming you mean the lower, smaller (vertical fin) part of the scimitar. If that part of the winglet is damaged, it can be removed per the CDL, however the other winglet ( vertical fin) must also be removed. Exactly wh...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1014
Views: 148277

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

It has been stated multiple times that it will be a 777 as well as from ATL or JFK whether it’s a 77E or 77L is still unknown but is expected to start some time beginning 2019.

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by DL777200LR
Fri May 25, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1014
Views: 148277

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Well I sure am eating humble pie. I have to say I am quite shocked to see Delta will be launching an ULH route that overflies JV partner hubs. This certainly bucks the trend for them. By this time, I could see 9W joining the JV, as well as 9W filing an application to join SkyTeam. Right now, 9W als...

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by DL777200LR
Thu May 24, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23109

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

T773ER wrote:
Strong possibility the route will be from ATL and operated by the 777.


Almost guaranteed to be a 777 not enough 350s on hand yet.

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by DL777200LR
Tue May 01, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 160293

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

N502DN has been sitting in DTW for 5 days after the return from ICN. I never did get a reply as to why it went tech for 3 days at ICN one week ago, and then spent another 5 days at DTW. I'm certain that someone on here knows what happened! It's now scheduled to return to service this afternoon. htt...

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by DL777200LR
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL 444 JFK - FCO delayed again?
Replies: 13
Views: 2102

Re: DL 444 JFK - FCO delayed again?

So I'm looking at the ontime for the last week of a flight I'm to be on Tuesday (4/5). It is DL 444 JFK - FCO. In the last week, it has been delayed 45min or more every day (STD is 750, tonight that's pushed to 1150 pm). Any insight on what is causing this kind of on-going delay? I've looked to see...

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by DL777200LR
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 717 and the C series
Replies: 41
Views: 8467

Re: Delta 717 and the C series

What does Delta intend to do with the 717 fleet when the C series arrives. Are they parking the entire MD Fleet or just the MD-88/90. If they decide to get rid of them will HA pick up the whole fleet and bring them into service as needed? They will start retiring the MD88. The 717s are here to stay...

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by DL777200LR
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA vs DL JFK-LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 7969

Re: AA vs DL JFK-LAX

What has happened to the market share gaps between DL and AA since AA downgauged from 762s to 32T and DL up-gauged from all 757s to mostly widebody? AA still has higher frequency and three classes but both have all lie flat seating except in Y. I think a total game changer will be when DL puts the ...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 160293

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

By the end of this year, Delta will have either 11 or 12 Airbus A350s. Also by the end of this year the A350s will operate DTW-NRT, ICN, PEK, AMS, and PVG; ATL-ICN; and LAX-PVG. Once Delta receives more A350s, and ultimately to their fulfilled order of 25, what additional routes could we see? Incre...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Delta FAs file discrimination lawsuit against Delta
Replies: 19
Views: 5560

Re: Delta lawsuit

A few employees at JFK and other employees involved with the JFK-TLV flight were terminated a few months back because they were found selling buddy passes and travel company passes to people in Israel. Im assuming thats what happened to the flight attendant.

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by DL777200LR
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767-400 Crew Rest Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1811

Re: 767-400 Crew Rest Question

I recently flew DL's 767-400 from JFK to ATH in coach. Mid-flight I wandered to the back galley (for another free glass of wine!) and found the flight attendants gathering filled trash bags while discussing who should be on break. One attendant opened a small door in the forward section of the gall...

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by DL777200LR
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SAA A340 technical in NY
Replies: 18
Views: 2900

Re: SAA A340 technical in NY

Luckily this occurred on the ground and not in flight. I find it strange that it happened there and not back in JNB if it was indeed due to biobor treatment. It was done in JNB, it had engine issues coming into JFK but arrived without incident. On Pushback I believe none of the engines were able to...

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by DL777200LR
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SAA A340 technical in NY
Replies: 18
Views: 2900

Re: SAA A340 technical in NY

Could SAA sue the fuel provider for this? This could have ended up like Cathay 780 when it returned to Africa. Additives added to the fuel caused the issue, don’t think it was the fuel provider itself but maintenance who added it. Could also have been a bad batch of additives or too much was added.

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by DL777200LR
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SAA A340 technical in NY
Replies: 18
Views: 2900

Re: SAA A340 technical in NY

Actually just got to work and it is no longer at the remote pad, don’t know where it went.

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by DL777200LR
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SAA A340 technical in NY
Replies: 18
Views: 2900

Re: SAA A340 technical in NY

Has sat there with almost no activity for over a week now at a remote pad between T4 and T5. Most likely will require quadruple engine change as well as other fuel parts and fuel system cleaning. Anyone from virgin Atlantic would have better insight as they provide SAA maintenance at JFK and have ha...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA bailed out by government again
Replies: 177
Views: 31438

Re: SAA bailed out by government again

Well right now they have a A340 stranded in JFK for a week with no end in sight due to fuel additives geling the fuel system which will require extensive cleaning and possibly all 4 engines changed. It will be interesting to see how it plays out considering SAA’s financial difficulties. Shipping al...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA bailed out by government again
Replies: 177
Views: 31438

Re: SAA bailed out by government again

In the meantime, SA needs to park their entire A340 fleet, drop all long haul routes except LHR and focus on flying regionallywithin the bottom half of Africa. Parking the A340s will do nothing to fix the governance problems. Also, why keep LHR, it's one of the worst performing long-haul routes for...

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by DL777200LR
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues
Replies: 27
Views: 11798

Re: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues

KICT wrote:
Not sure what engine type NW ordered originally, but deferring the 787 orders is increasingly looking like a very wise move on part of post-merger Delta management.



They canceled the order, no longer deferred.

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by DL777200LR
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus maintenance manuals on mobile devices
Replies: 15
Views: 6404

Re: Airbus maintenance manuals on mobile devices

Go to computer, print it, take it with you. Has work very well for many years. While that works, it also takes time. When an airplane is on the ground especially with passengers, that is wasted time. I've used toolbox mobile library on an iPad and never want to go back. Paper is so old fashioned an...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 IRS Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1369

Re: 787 IRS Question

Well the 777 only has 1 ADIRU switch because there is only 1 ADIRU box and 1 SAARU which is the backup but the SAARU is always powered and cannot be controlled.

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by DL777200LR
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 16820

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

As part of a "product alignment" with Virgin Atlantic, All of Deltas NYC-LHR flights will switch to and A330 as of April next year. 4 flights per week will remain on the 767 due to lack of A330 availability. Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't the DL A330's have reverse herringbone seats? ...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 427
Views: 95498

Re: Can anyone tell me which are the remaining UA/DL B747-400 flights? Any official retirement dates?

[url][/url]

dmstorm22 wrote:
aa87 wrote:
Isn't DL still flying a 400 JFK-TLV ?


Believe its all 77E now?


Yes it's been a 77E for the past 3-4 years now and will change to a A333 in a few months.

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by DL777200LR
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Technicians injured by door "popping" -- question
Replies: 6
Views: 1651

Re: Technicians injured by door "popping" -- question

Possibility is that the technicians might be trying to open the door after a Pressurisation Check on the ground. Of course looks like all the safety precautions were not followed.. Leaving the APU running with the packs on with all the doors closed can sometimes lead to the plane slightly pressuriz...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New A&P advice
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Re: New A&P advice

I've been AFK on a.net for the better part of a year now, and the primary reason for that is because I've been in A&P school since November. My graduation is set for January. So I'd like to ask some for what they know about the industry and some advice on what would be best for me moving forwar...

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by DL777200LR
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta gates at airports for expansion
Replies: 136
Views: 23405

Re: Delta gates at airports it wants to expand at

Phase III for JFK to extend A concourse in terminal 4 was supposed to have started already, however no construction has begun and I'm not sure where it stands at the moment.

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by DL777200LR
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 83086

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

It looks like Delta will ultimately be an all Airbus carrier, is my estimation correct? Sadly that seems to be where delta is leaning towards. The 777 is such an amazing plane to work on :). Not saying the A330 isn't a great plane in its own right but the 777 will always be my favorite plane to wor...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 83086

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

There are A332 ATL/DTW/SEA-AMS/CDG flights on certain days of the week that allow the 332s to rotate between Asia, Africa, and Europe. With 5 additional A350s due to arrive in the first half of 2018 (if accurate and I would bet it is so that DL can gain a critical mass of airplanes in a short perio...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 83086

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

Anyone know how the JFK-LOS A332 will be rotated? Currently no A332 fly to JFK.

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by DL777200LR
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 738 and AA 757 go bump in JFK
Replies: 12
Views: 6020

Re: DL 738 and AA 757 go bump in JFK

The DL738 had the winglet changed and returned to service last night. Don't know about the AA 752, but there was a 752 still in one of the AA bays earlier this evening.

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by DL777200LR
Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug
Replies: 40
Views: 9065

Re: RUMOR: DL A350 - AMS-JFK on 31 Aug

On a totally unrelated note, it's nice to see the "NW-style" tail numbering for the 350s. 35xx fits right with 31xx, 32xx and 33xx. I am not sure that numbering scheme is exclusively legacy NW...legacy DL's 737s (from before the merger) all have the same set up as well: 737-700s are 3601-...

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