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by DL777200LR
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?
Replies: 207
Views: 30960

Re: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?

aemoreira1981 wrote:
In terms of only international flying---what about IRROPS?


Assume they will not fly them domestically. Ships 3405 and onwards (A339) will only be flown internationally for now to avoid these tariffs.

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by DL777200LR
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?
Replies: 207
Views: 30960

Re: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?

Why not S. Korea though? EU also has an FTA with S. Korea and Delta planned to operate a fifth freedom route from ICN. Or will they eventually? Does South Korea have a FAA certified maintenance provider? Just curious I know DL had its own mainteinance in NRT that can do the induction. Not sure what...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?
Replies: 207
Views: 30960

Re: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?

Going through a Japanese port has nothing to do with it. These aircraft are not subject to the tariff because Delta is not importing the aircraft into the US. The aircraft will only operate international trips and will not be flown domestically until the executive order implementing the tariff is r...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT now goes after India for impairing U.S airline rights
Replies: 61
Views: 8624

Re: DOT now goes after India for impairing U.S airline rights

If DL/UA want to fly, they should. But they will quickly find out that there will be very limited passengers who meet the criteria and soon they will abandon such flights until international flights are allowed into India, which could be as early as August. DL is operating cargo only flights JFK-BO...

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by DL777200LR
Sat May 09, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767 Hydraulic ADP Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: 767 Hydraulic ADP Question

If my memory serves me right, with no center electric hydraulic pumps running and the ADP in auto, there is 0 hydraulic pressure with no demand ( ex flap operation) and you can’t hear anything even standing by the ADP exhaust but if the ADP is turned on it is ridiculously loud. The 767-300 AMM stat...

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by DL777200LR
Fri May 08, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767 Hydraulic ADP Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: 767 Hydraulic ADP Question

If my memory serves me right, with no center electric hydraulic pumps running and the ADP in auto, there is 0 hydraulic pressure with no demand ( ex flap operation) and you can’t hear anything even standing by the ADP exhaust but if the ADP is turned on it is ridiculously loud. The 767-300 AMM state...

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by DL777200LR
Sat May 02, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are DL A319 ETOPS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2108

Re: Are DL A319 ETOPS?

Apparently some of the A321 NEO fleet will be ETOPS whenever they get delivered.

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by DL777200LR
Sat May 02, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 9982 low and slow over KHYR?
Replies: 36
Views: 6275

Re: Delta 9982 low and slow over KHYR?

These flights are done to prevent an aircraft having to go into short term/long term storage requirements. DL 9981 from JFK today is another example.

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by DL777200LR
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic creditors aprove restructuring; (files for BK in US Court)
Replies: 1517
Views: 185423

Re: Virgin Atlantic needs government support?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton ... 3973d6ea2f

Didn’t see this posted, but looks like Branson is finally giving up hope on acquiring a loan from the UK government.
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/willhorton ... 3973d6ea2f

Didn’t see this posted, but looks like Branson is finally giving up hope on acquiring a loan from the UK government.

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by DL777200LR
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max
Replies: 526
Views: 97673

Re: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max

Well I can see this coming true. It was announced by ALPA yesterday that DL is looking to permanently park the MD-88/90, 717, 777, and some of the 767 fleet. They need to shed about 3,000 pilot jobs. So assuming Boeing got wind of this, why not offer some new Max jets to be delivered at a later dat...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 385061

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

So, word around the water cooler this week. If you've got 15 years or less of seniority as of 10-01-2020 you will enjoy the benefits of unemployment. Delta is looking at shaving 50% of its below and upper wing employees as well as outsourcing those cities with mainline employees on one level and ou...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 385061

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

DL has been confirmed as the anonymous takeover of 10 A350s that LATAM dropped earlier this year. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-a350-idUSKCN21W1PU Thinking out loud - 30+ orders for A339 and now 20+ orders for A350. That's quite a lot of capacity for an airline that plans to be downsizi...

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by DL777200LR
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 2 Final Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 6926

Re: JFK Terminal 2 Final Flight

Who said T2 is being demolished anytime soon? DL consolidated to T4 because there are barely any departures and T4 can handle all of them for now. T2 is currently being used as parking space.

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by DL777200LR
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 385061

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Newark727 wrote:
questions wrote:
Did DL still have 739 orders? Or have all been delivered?


I think they've all been delivered. But someone with more knowledge of the DL fleet may correct me on that.


Yup all 130 739s have been delivered

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by DL777200LR
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX hangar foam discharged accident
Replies: 38
Views: 19615

Re: Delta LAX hangar foam discharged accident

All aircraft that were there are already back in service.

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by DL777200LR
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Boeing continually improve their products?
Replies: 53
Views: 6754

Re: Does Boeing continually improve their products?

How about first series 737NG,from late 90s, or first series 777-200er, What upgrades have those early produced planes received after their first flight? I would assume that in 20+ years in service those planes have quite a few upgrades made, but what? I mean planes that are in service, what upgrade...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MCDU door slide page EL/ER meaning ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1379

Re: MCDU door slide page EL/ER meaning ?

EL/ER is only actually on the A340 but it also shows on the A330 servicing page even though it’s not actually present.

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by DL777200LR
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 57040

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

A 777 Captain makes around 300 grand a year. He better damn well know what to do and how to do it. Dumping fuel that low and over populated areas scream, "I'm over my head!" Maybe Delta's hiring practices need reevaluating? It’s called an emergency and the pilots acted in how they deemed ...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 57040

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Enough to make Much of a difference on landing weight? That depends, are you asking as a suit that never has their life on the line or the person who has their life and the lives of all their passengers on the line. Why didn’t you ask the question before they took off rather than after the event ? ...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 57040

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

wjcandee wrote:
usflyguy wrote:
2nd DL772 they’re, obviously, missing items on their ETOPS checks or just aren’t doing them completely. Profits before people.


Seriously? Any DL mechs care to comment on this?


No point of even commenting on a Ridiculous and uninformed statement like that.

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by DL777200LR
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 148 LAS-CDG diverts
Replies: 10
Views: 4872

Re: DL 148 LAS-CDG diverts

Was a mechanical diversion not medical. Hence why a recovery flight was sent from ATL

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by DL777200LR
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK T4A Expansion
Replies: 114
Views: 21595

Re: JFK T4A Expansion

Apparently around April 2020 half of the pad area where T3 was will begin construction of the new T1

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by DL777200LR
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential orders for A35KULR?
Replies: 91
Views: 12216

Re: Potential orders for A35KULR?

That is why US airlines have west coast hubs. DL is not going to be flying the smaller southeast Asia markets from ATL (or smaller Mideast/African cities from the west coast). ATL doesn’t have the O&D traffic or connection flows to support them. The A35KULR (which, let us all remember, is the s...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Do your own research. At AA in 2016 all ramp and maintenance got a 26% raise, no non-union group got that. So 26% raise compared to pilots 50% guess that union isn’t as good as the one for the DL pilots since you want to compare apples to oranges. And the 26% raise is because they had no new contra...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

It almost 40% and I posted an article if I was lying why would I post what they got in the last contract? Show me where any other group got an over 30% raise in the same time frame. So in six years from 2012-2018 the pilots received over a 50% raise in salary. Show me any other group at DL who got ...

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by DL777200LR
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

It almost 40% and I posted an article if I was lying why would I post what they got in the last contract? Show me where any other group got an over 30% raise in the same time frame. So in six years from 2012-2018 the pilots received over a 50% raise in salary. Show me any other group at DL who got ...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Again your statement of having profit sharing cut out of nowhere is false. It was reported widely in an employee survey that people preferred guaranteed pay increase than a higher profit sharing formula that isn’t guaranteed, so a higher raise (14.5%) was given and with a reduction in the PS formul...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

First of all I have nothing against pilots, I merely pointing out they made out better because they are unionized and the FAs aren’t. And I don’t know ALL the cuts non-union DL took, I do know NWAESC can tell you they took less cuts atvNW because they were unionized and even got equity, can’t say t...

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by DL777200LR
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Every employee took cute, the pilots NEGOTIATED their cuts, can’t say the same for the rest of the employees. Ok what percentage of a paycut did FA's take? Was it higher or lower than pilots? You know the answer but dont want to admit it. So when the pilots had they pay cut by 40% and their pension...

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by DL777200LR
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 127661

Re: LATAM to leave OW on September 30th 2020

JJ777 wrote:
Cointrin330 wrote:
Will LATAM relocate at JFK out of T8 into T4?


Probably as soon as LA and DL sign a codeshare agreement.


No chance. DL barely has enough space for their own flights unless other airlines move out of t4

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by DL777200LR
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 209
Views: 75791

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

Passed by the AA hangar and the 321 isn’t where it was parked before, anyone know where it went?

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by DL777200LR
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Delta FAs will be unionized soon. At the cost of being the only workgroup on the property who doesn't get the same profit sharing payout, most likely. Don't think for a moment that management will allow them to keep the same profit sharing - it will be negotiated as part of a CBA, and won't be anyw...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Pilots are unionized and was the only group who’s profit sharing wasn’t cut when all non-union employees had it cut. And DL pilots are one of the highest paid in the industry. Reality doesn’t fit your narrative. And everything has to be Status Quo until a contract is ratified. Delta’s FA cost are $...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Delta inflight just barely voted down the last unionization attempt last time word and actions say from momma delta last counter unionization actions with posters saying you could by a video game control instead of a contract really pissed the rank and file in the wrong way.... but that’s just been...

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by DL777200LR
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38822

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Delta FAs will be unionized soon. At the cost of being the only workgroup on the property who doesn't get the same profit sharing payout, most likely. Don't think for a moment that management will allow them to keep the same profit sharing - it will be negotiated as part of a CBA, and won't be anyw...

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by DL777200LR
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251734

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: 6252

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: 195
Views: 74282

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: 2630

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: 2733

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: 2647

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: 12185

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: 2795

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: 3174

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: 6509

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: 2133

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: 1367

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: 2702

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: 2702

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: 1589

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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