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by 737mxguy
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4426

Re: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?

There is one scenerio that would be a exception that I believe everyone is missing. If a ETOPS system had been worked on or disturbed that required a ETOPS verification flight instead of scheduling a test flight with a empty plane they could schedule it to operate a non ETOPS route(s) until which i...

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by 737mxguy
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4426

Re: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?

There is one scenerio that would be a exception that I believe everyone is missing. If a ETOPS system had been worked on or disturbed that required a ETOPS verification flight instead of scheduling a test flight with a empty plane they could schedule it to operate a non ETOPS route(s) until which it...

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by 737mxguy
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why does Southwest prefer one lav in fron and one lav in back?
Replies: 21
Views: 4427

Re: Why does Southwest prefer one lav in fron and one lav in back?

strfyr51 wrote:
Southwesf likes the extra room for Seats. They very well might have to change that configuration when they go to Hawaii.


Two lav planes are -700s only. The "ETOPS" planes along with all other 800s have a single forward lav and two aft lavs.

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by 737mxguy
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: WN and Satcom
Replies: 63
Views: 3248

Re: WN and Satcom

If you can not figure out from this that I am a swa pilot, well.... Glad someone was finally able to bring some facts here. I had to troubleshoot a inop satcom Mel not long ago in HOU. Even maintainece control was a bit baffled by it. Part of the ops check was to use the Satcom menu in the MCDU to ...

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