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by MO11
Sun Jan 29, 2023 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

MCOflyer wrote:
dtw9 wrote:
Aero transport data bank shows 979,974,997 and 994 all recently purchased by Everts


I just had a funny feeling that Everets would add capacity as their aging fleet of props are retired.


The 146s will replace the DC-6s.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 29, 2023 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

Aero transport data bank shows 979,974,997 and 994 all recently purchased by Everts I just had a funny feeling that Everets would add capacity as their aging fleet of props are retired. The 146s will replace the DC-6s intra-Alaska. Although I don't think the DC-6 will truely be replaced in that env...

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by MO11
Sat Jan 28, 2023 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet’s reactivated A319s
Replies: 26
Views: 6264

Re: EasyJet’s reactivated A319s

I could be wrong, but I don’t think UA even scrapped any of the former U2 birds. UA definitely scrapped some IAE-powered birds that it purchased from other carriers, but I don’t think they did anything with the CFM ones. The insiders in the UA threads said that UA was serious about taking in at lea...

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by MO11
Fri Jan 27, 2023 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet’s reactivated A319s
Replies: 26
Views: 6264

Re: EasyJet’s reactivated A319s

Hi, What happened? Have other easyJet A319s been reactivated? What can we expect tomorrow? An aircraft in EasyJet livery or an all white special? An EasyJet interior or something that was prepared for United? What are the plans for these aircraft? Surely they can’t be far off replacement by NEOs? U...

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by MO11
Fri Jan 27, 2023 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

Flyer92122 wrote:
What’s the latest outlook for the B727s at USA Jet, KII, and Interjet West? The extra width has to help at USA jet allowing ad hoc shipments the MD’s can’t accommodate.


Interjet West 727 has been parked for six months; I'd say the future is not too rosy.

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by MO11
Fri Jan 27, 2023 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 33
Views: 5134

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion - 2023

n797mx wrote:
N855AE, N856AE, N857AE, and N858AE were removed from Envoy's Opspec today.



Sold to EIC Aircraft Leasing (like the others).

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by MO11
Thu Jan 26, 2023 12:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Fractional Flight
Replies: 21
Views: 1871

Re: Longest Fractional Flight

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
They said so? Not sure 135 would be any different.


That would be a good reason for it to be a fractional flight.

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by MO11
Wed Jan 25, 2023 11:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Fractional Flight
Replies: 21
Views: 1871

Re: Longest Fractional Flight

Lots of discussion of EU to Hawaii service. It looks like Net Jets just did what might be the longest fractional flight—ZRH to KOA (Kona); 15.0 hours passed 170 nautical south of the pole. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N177QS/history/20230120/1400Z/LSZH/PHKO Not to play devil's advocate, but ...

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by MO11
Wed Jan 25, 2023 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GLO Airlines (MSY) 2-letter IATA code?
Replies: 5
Views: 906

Re: GLO Airlines (MSY) 2-letter IATA code?

Hoping someone can answer a question.... I am trying to determine the 2-letter IATA code for the New Orleans-based GLO Airlines that operated between 2015 and 2017. Any information would be appreciated. It was a public charter, and not an IATA participant. No interline, all sales via its website. A...

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by MO11
Tue Jan 24, 2023 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA
Replies: 222
Views: 37059

Re: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA

Eolesen wrote:
The 10% stake had already been announced weeks ago, no? This is just reporting on the formal registration with the SEC.

Sent from my SM-G981U using Tapatalk


Yes, it was part of JO's "United deal" announcement at the end of December.

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by MO11
Mon Jan 23, 2023 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation - 2023
Replies: 49
Views: 5563

Re: Phoenix Aviation - 2023

concordeforever wrote:
I read somewhere that Coolidge has become the latest storage/dismantling airport for airliners. Think they have big plans.....


eCube, the same company that dismantles at St. Athan and Castellon. No "storage".

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by MO11
Sun Jan 22, 2023 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 59
Views: 8256

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023

Chuska wrote:
I don't think the pilot shortage has much if anything to do with whether you get a Caravan or a King Air, they're both 9-seats.


Single engine pilot does not need an ATP, just commercial/instrument/1200 hours. Twin-engine pilot needs an ATP, as does a regional jet FO.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 22, 2023 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 27
Views: 4254

Re: Northern Pacific Airways News and Discussion - 2023

sunking737 wrote:
so basically is a paper airline with physical aircraft


No, a carrier that holds domestic authority, which operates Dash 8s in scheduled service.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 22, 2023 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 27
Views: 4254

Re: Northern Pacific Airways News and Discussion - 2023

sunking737 wrote:
I don't understand why they are not doing charters, DOD or otherwise, or sub service for income,,,??


Because it doesn't hold foreign certificate authority, or has FAA approval to operate 757s.....

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by MO11
Fri Jan 20, 2023 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Single Engine Aircraft (N19MT) from JFK Lost Contact 19JAN2023
Replies: 41
Views: 7889

Re: Single Engine Aircraft (N19MT) from JFK Lost Contact 19JAN2023

[twoid][/twoid] Awful. Anyone know what happened? Engine? Engine failure. I knew one of the passengers personally, and a screenshot was posted on Twitter of him telling his wife that the engine had failed, and he was sorry for everything, before asking her to say Tehillm (passenger was an Orthodox J...

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by MO11
Mon Jan 16, 2023 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

Re: the Aloha 737s discussed above: Aloha Air Cargo is owned by the same people that own NAC. Indeed, the "Aloha" 767-300s are actually flown by NAC. So the 405YK thing is really a kind of intercompany transfer. It is correct that until recently Aloha currently had only 737-300s on its ce...

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by MO11
Sat Jan 14, 2023 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

Aloha Air Cargo getting its first 737-400F. Former NAC S/N 25267. N401YK has been flying for Aloha since September. According to this 2 day old story, it has not entered service yet, and once it does will be their first 737-400F Aloha Air Cargo adds first 737-400F https://cargofacts.com/allposts/ca...

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by MO11
Sat Jan 14, 2023 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

UPlog wrote:
Aloha Air Cargo getting its first 737-400F. Former NAC S/N 25267.


N401YK has been flying for Aloha since September.

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by MO11
Thu Jan 12, 2023 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA NOTAM Outage
Replies: 132
Views: 20087

Re: FAA NOTAM Outage

Ziyulu wrote:
Let’s say if one misses a connection, who would be responsible? This is not a weather event. Would the airline have to provide a hotel?


Whatever the airline's policy is for "outside the airline's control". So in most cases, the answer is no.

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by MO11
Wed Jan 11, 2023 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 59
Views: 8256

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023

What is going to happen to Del Rio? Will they be able to get some legislation returning them to EAS? (Especially considering the size and scope of the nearby Air Force Base?) From what I can tell DRT will be fine. They now get 2x daily CRJ700s which is a sizeable up gauge from the 2x ERJ145s that w...

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by MO11
Tue Jan 10, 2023 2:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters
Replies: 52
Views: 4139

Re: (airplane) Airlines that hacve also operated helicopters

AntonioMartin wrote:
CrewBunk wrote:
Air Canada


Wow that was a surprise! Thanks!


To be accurate, some of these helicopters were flown by contractors: the Air Canada AS350 was operated by Canadian Helicopters. The Pan Am Bell 222s/Westlands were operated by Omniflight.

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by MO11
Tue Jan 10, 2023 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing - 2023
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing - 2023

lindy field wrote:
How many examples have been delivered to FedEx (Mountain Air Cargo) at this point? How many are planned to enter service this year?


Empire has three, Mountain has two. The delivery schedule is 12 per fiscal year (which ends May 31), 14 in FY26.

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by MO11
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters
Replies: 52
Views: 4139

Re: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters

I am showing my age, but when my parents and I visited the New York World's Fair in 1964, we took a ride over the Fairgrounds (and the newly-built Shea Stadium) in a giant Westland 30 helo that had TWA livery. I have been unable to track down any pics of it. Does anyone else remember that and/or wh...

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by MO11
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters
Replies: 52
Views: 4139

Re: Fixed wing airlines that also operate helicopters

Mohawk Airlines, S-55 from EWR to Grossinger's Resort in the early 1950s.

Image

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by MO11
Sat Jan 07, 2023 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing - 2023
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing - 2023

FedEx (Mountain Air Cargo) began revenue service on January 3, between Tallahassee and Orlando.

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by MO11
Wed Jan 04, 2023 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 59
Views: 8256

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023

This was mentioned in the ABQ thread, but I think it should also be mentioned here, too. Advanced Air will be adding Las Cruces-ABQ on Jan 16. Flights will operate 2x day Mon and Fri, 1x day Tues, Wed, and Thu, with no flights on Sat and Sun, using a 9 seat Beech Queen Air. The flight was made poss...

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by MO11
Mon Jan 02, 2023 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N727NK Antares Aviation LLC 727-200
Replies: 15
Views: 4166

Re: N727NK Antares Aviation LLC 727-200

MohawkWeekend wrote:
Can the pilots for this type of operation be older than 65?


Yes.

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by MO11
Mon Jan 02, 2023 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023
Replies: 59
Views: 8256

Re: United States Essential Air Service (EAS) News and Discussion - 2023

atrude777 wrote:
Regarding SkyWest Charters...saw this on google, but cannot open, nor do I see anything anywhere else. Any ideas?


Looks like N877AS has been flying around with the Charter West callsign, so it looks like the CRJ has been added to the USAC ops specs.

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by MO11
Mon Jan 02, 2023 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N727NK Antares Aviation LLC 727-200
Replies: 15
Views: 4166

Re: N727NK Antares Aviation LLC 727-200

B727nut wrote:
Does anyone know where N422BN is located? Can’t say how many times I saw ‘422BN and ‘727NK parked side by side at the old terminal at CLT, and hope that we will see ‘422 back in the air at some point too?


N422BN is at Chino.

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by MO11
Mon Jan 02, 2023 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation - 2023
Replies: 49
Views: 5563

Re: Phoenix Aviation - 2023

I assume the moving sidewalks will be under the taxiways, right? The initial bid says this: Inter-Terminal • Passenger bus lounges and vertical transportation at Terminal 3 and Terminal 4. • Concept for physical passageway or tunnel to move travelers between Terminal 3 New North Concourse and Termi...

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by MO11
Mon Jan 02, 2023 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023
Replies: 135
Views: 17482

Re: Air Cargo Discussion - 2023

Anyone know what N155CA is doing on Skybus Jet Cargo's fleet list? It's listed as parked and delivered in Sept. 2022. But upon seeing pictures of the bird, it appears to not have its engines. So parts donor perhaps? This was mentioned several months ago. Skybus purchased it from Aersale in March. O...

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by MO11
Sun Jan 01, 2023 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation - 2023
Replies: 49
Views: 5563

Re: Phoenix Aviation - 2023

What's the next big project at KPHX? T3 North? T3.5 or T3N2 (whatever you want to call it) is next in theory but the Sky Harbor Blvd realignment and taxiway Uniform may break ground first. There is already a pre-construction office at the airport for Uniform and the "future home of Uniform&quo...

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by MO11
Sat Dec 31, 2022 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1955
Views: 408796

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

N632RW sold to American December 30.

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by MO11
Fri Dec 30, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gallup NM air service
Replies: 22
Views: 2683

Re: Gallup NM air service

It's OK in that the (non-refundable) fare is $81. If it had to go to $150 or more without subsidy, then the takers would be far fewer. Gallup's biggest year was 1977, when it averaged 34 pax/departure. Frontier offered a nonstop to ABQ, a 1-stop to PHX, and two 2-stops to DEN. Sunwest replaced FL i...

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by MO11
Fri Dec 30, 2022 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gallup NM air service
Replies: 22
Views: 2683

Re: Gallup NM air service

In August, it averaged 4.5 pax/flight; in September, 5.3 pax/flight. This is okay-ish if NM is okay with subsidizing it long term. Pretty questionable if they're trying to wean it off subsidy any time soon. However I don't think tge economics of the King Air work as an airliner unsubsidized so that...

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by MO11
Fri Dec 30, 2022 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 547
Views: 93959

Re: N628NP Flights - Northern Pacific 757

I don’t think they are close to proving anything since they don’t seem to close to operating anything. You’d think they’d at least be trying to get approved for charters if they were ready but them not doing that is telling. Wonder how many pilots they have on board It needs to get foreign certific...

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by MO11
Thu Dec 29, 2022 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 547
Views: 93959

Re: N628NP Flights - Northern Pacific 757

Was just looking at tail number N628NP which is Northern Pacific's first aircraft, and it flew Ontario - Kahului - Saipan - Anchorage - Ontario all within 8 days during October. Any idea why or what these flights were for?? FAA proving flights. Were they even proving flights? They went to Saipan to...

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by MO11
Thu Dec 29, 2022 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Pacific Airways discussion thread
Replies: 547
Views: 93959

Re: N628NP Flights - Northern Pacific 757

Deltabravo1123 wrote:
Was just looking at tail number N628NP which is Northern Pacific's first aircraft, and it flew Ontario - Kahului - Saipan - Anchorage - Ontario all within 8 days during October. Any idea why or what these flights were for??


FAA proving flights.

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by MO11
Thu Dec 29, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gallup NM air service
Replies: 22
Views: 2683

Re: Gallup NM air service

I see Gallup NM (GUP) is about six months into its two year commercial air service with funding from the state of New Mexico. I know GUP used to be an EAS city and I flew in there a couple of times. Does anyone know how this is working? I was surprised when this attempt was announced as GUP as the ...

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by MO11
Tue Dec 27, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange altitudes to Hawaii today
Replies: 13
Views: 3565

Re: Strange altitudes to Hawaii today

Deltabravo1123 wrote:
This is an amateur question, but when they are flying at a lower altitudes like FL260, will they still cruise at normal cruise speed or slower?


True airspeed, lower. Groundspeed, depends on the winds.

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by MO11
Fri Dec 23, 2022 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 219
Views: 49275

Re: Amazon Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2022

wjcandee wrote:
Could also be that the papers confuse "Amazon" with "ATSG". Could be they're going to ATSG/CAM.



As the first one did (N285CM).

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by MO11
Wed Dec 21, 2022 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1788
Views: 370082

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

MrBryan86 wrote:
Anyone has any idea who N565WW might be for? Previously flown for Ethiopian and United Nations, was sent to Singapore for conversion in August 2022.


Northern Air Cargo.

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by MO11
Tue Dec 20, 2022 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA
Replies: 222
Views: 37059

Re: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA

Amwest2United wrote:

What are the specifics on Air Canada's Jazz CRJ-705, is that not already certified for 70 seats?



75 seats. These have all been modified to CRJ-900s.

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by MO11
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA
Replies: 222
Views: 37059

Re: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA

Ionosphere wrote:

Current Mesa Bases:
Eagle: DFW, PHX, SDF
UAX: IAD & IAH
Amazon: CVG

DFW is the largest of the Eagle bases


DHL, not Amazon.

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by MO11
Sun Dec 18, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA
Replies: 222
Views: 37059

Re: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA

QQ Did this race to the bottom with Regionals start with the DL/OH smackdown in the early 2000's? Truly it started when the major carriers switched from revenue sharing to "fee for departure" payments to regional carriers. The latter promotes "low-bidding" by rival carriers for ...

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by MO11
Sun Dec 18, 2022 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NGs Without Winglets
Replies: 34
Views: 6597

Re: 737NGs Without Winglets

In some cases, the wings aren't modified to support the addition of the APB winglets. Some of Alaska's eldest 737-900s (NOT -ER's) can't practically be fitted with them, without doing some cost-prohibitive modifications to the structure of the wing. Fairly early in the NG production run, the modifi...

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by MO11
Sun Dec 18, 2022 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA
Replies: 222
Views: 37059

Re: AA drops Mesa; Mesa to transition all flying to UA

How many CR7's do they still have, they need some to operate from Aspen. According to the UA Fleet Site, there are 19 CR7s operating for UAX, all operated by SkyWest through 2023. https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/express-fleet-tracking?authuser=0 The Mesa CRJ-700s were leased to GoJet ...

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by MO11
Sun Dec 18, 2022 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 546
Views: 95399

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

AA announced they are ending their agreement with Mesa Airlines. The last flight Mesa will operate for American Eagle will be April 3rd. This ends 30 years of Mesa operating feeder/regional service for AA (by way of US and HP). In keeping with forum rules: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/12/17/american-a...

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by MO11
Fri Dec 16, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1788
Views: 370082

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

N805SJ, a Skybus DC-8F is showing as currently resting on the ramp of Caldwell, NJ...having operated there out of Teterboro, NJ....... Can a DC8 land/take-off on a 4500x80 foot runway? Could this be a Flightaware typo? It may not be Fightaware - it could be that the controller entered the callsign ...

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by MO11
Thu Dec 08, 2022 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 546
Views: 95399

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Hey guys, what happened to Breeze Airways? I see the Charleston flight missing for 2 weeks, scheduled for Dec. 17. Are they bailing out a month after starting?? Did that in several markets. Suspended service after Thanksgiving during this slow period, resuming for the holidays. PVU-PHX-CHS still sh...

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