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by len90
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC (JFK/EWR/LGA/SWF/HPN/ISP) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 401
Views: 23020

Re: EWR new Terminal A and Gate A17

I honestly don't know if the flag pole will make a reappearance on top of the new gate 17 jetbridge. It makes sense to take it down in a ceremonial way as A1 is going to be demolished in order to finish the new building. There will be a "permanent" memorial at historic building 1 which wil...

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by len90
Sat Aug 28, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Actually I believe it's 12 of 40 completed with the new 116/160 configuration on 752. Of those 9 are flying, so today flying units are 9 new config of 17 in service. 2 16/160 units still in ROW and 1 in RTS maint. at GSO. 3 old config units should return soon from RTS maint and paint. Hopefully the...

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by len90
Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Cmac787 wrote:
N48127 757-200 is now scheduled to enter AMA paint/Evo blue livery 16Aug. Hopefully it sticks this time

Are the OTS 752s all back?

Also the three in maintenance that are being reactivated from parking: 122, 131, 141. How much longer until they are ready?

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by len90
Thu Aug 05, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Aircraft #0127 DID NOT go to paint on Aug. 2nd as originally scheduled. Any reason why? Currently doing a bunch of transcon routes.

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by len90
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Is United going back to using terminal A at Newark. I was checking in for my flight tomorrow, Aug 1st, and it’s scheduled to leave from Gate A28 (UA 4396). I looked at some other express flights that came to mind and they all seem to be leaving from terminal A. Yes Wonder if this will help in easin...

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by len90
Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Correct. Third 757 to be repainted and first to be in the regular Evo-blue. 753 and 764 are the last remaining fleets with nothing in the new scheme. Don’t believe any of the 788’s have been painted yet either. Could be wrong though. Yup, you're right. Mainline: non-ER 739, 753, 764, 788. Express: ...

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by len90
Wed Jul 28, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Aircraft #0127 finally scheduled to go in for new paint as flight 2746 IAH-AMA August 2nd. She desperately needed a new paint job. Awesome. Should be the first non-Her Art Here 752 in the new liv, am I right? Correct. Third 757 to be repainted and first to be in the regular Evo-blue. 753 and 764 ar...

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by len90
Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Aircraft #0127 finally scheduled to go in for new paint as flight 2746 IAH-AMA August 2nd. She desperately needed a new paint job. FINALLY!!! Makes sense though as I think they will finally have some slack in that fleet. #0102 (Her Art NY) returned to service around two weeks ago and #0101 should b...

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by len90
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

UA has access to gate space at TPA, MCO and RSW that can support more flying than they are doing at the moment. Certainly nothing on the scale of a hub, but additional flying within the existing footprint of gates, fleet and employees is probably what United is envisioning. ... MCO will have a lot ...

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by len90
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

3127 might have more surface area *without* paint than with, at least on the starboard side! Some of the 777s are looking a little ragged, too. 3127 is N48127 Here is a photo from 7 months ago (Dec 2020). 6297699 In 7 months, it’s gotten much worse. I’ve seen it at EWR a few times lately, including...

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by len90
Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021
Replies: 1315
Views: 297251

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q3 2021

Looks like UA is trying to get the 752 fleet back in service with 4 currently in maintenance after being parked. Is there any word of being able to get enough back online so they can start cycling some through the paint shop? 3127 might be the worst I have seen in a while.

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by len90
Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Len90: 2021 Screening Thread
Replies: 0
Views: 898

Len90: 2021 Screening Thread

Hello everyone, I've been pretty quiet on the forums for the past year plus given my career on the frontlines of the pandemic... I have been out spotting mostly for my own enjoyment and don't really end up editing and uploading as much as I would like to. However, with that said I have been noticing...

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by len90
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR
Replies: 80
Views: 18041

Re: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR

Or perhaps they can hold off demolishing existing Terminal A. It doesn't seem like the old terminal is in the way of the new terminal as far as construction goes (I could be wrong) but B6 seems to made itself a nice home there in the meantime. Sort of like how UA used to exist back in the 90s befor...

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by len90
Wed Jun 02, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR
Replies: 80
Views: 18041

Re: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR

The new terminal wants to be all mainline, I thought this was just a UA thing? AC will be an issue then. Rumor has it all mainline narrowbody gates for the new terminal. Latest talk about the new terminal is no ADGii gates for new T.A. YYZ is seeing mainline flights. June schedule has right now 1 m...

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by len90
Tue Jun 01, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR
Replies: 80
Views: 18041

Re: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR

F9 news is per multiple F9 employees both at the airport and inflight who I spoke with. Spent a bit of time over the past few weeks flying and I primarily flew them. Load factors well over 90% on all my flights. I know F9 has not been the best in the past in really staying put but with their project...

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by len90
Mon May 31, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR
Replies: 80
Views: 18041

Re: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR

AC is now mostly mainline on the BCS3 to YYZ with Montreal still showing up a lot as a Jazz mixture. F9 plans to restart growth at EWR in the next year or so. Their plans are to look at EWR growth after finishing up ATL and TPA. Two gates for them is not going to be enough. Their load factors are de...

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by len90
Sat May 22, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR
Replies: 80
Views: 18041

Re: United confirmed as first tenant of new Terminal A at EWR

I don't see UA really taking 20 of the 33 gates at the new terminal. Can't leave 12 gates for AA, DL, AC, B6.. AC needs 2 maybe 3. DL needs probably 3. B6 is not going to be happy with 3-4 gates in the new terminal. I don't see B6 wanting to operate out of multiple areas like they are right now. B6 ...

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by len90
Fri Mar 12, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 8701

Re: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight

Odd question: What is the protocol for FA's and/or medical personnel on board (Passengers who are doctors/nurses/ect) which regards to landing if they are treating someone with a medical condition? Let's say someone did have a heart attack and they are administering CPR....Do they stop and have to ...

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by len90
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 8701

Re: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight

So I actually am a doctor and have helped on a B6 flight where someone choked on a starburst flying on Halloween and then had bronchospasms There is a pretty set standard that all the airlines follow. The flight attendants are I believe all BLS trained so they know the basics. Medical personnel on t...

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by len90
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 242633

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Although no final decision has been made yet I'm hear there is a strong possibility the entire GE 77E fleet will be reactivated. Not hearing anything no rumors at all about the 764s but I'll keep my ears open. That makes the most sense. Reactivating the 764s to cover the 777s going OOS would result...

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by len90
Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 242633

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Wouldn't the better option to bring more GE 772s online vs 764s if the lift from those frames is needed; especially considering the number of pilots affected?

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by len90
Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare 28R
Replies: 37
Views: 5921

Re: O'Hare 28R

Great, thx for info team. I guess this is part of the beauty of having a 13,000 ft runway (28R). Are there any other similar setups at any other US airports, i.e. where departing flights launch from somewhere other than a threshold? I've been flying for years and I've never seen it. Denver maybe? M...

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by len90
Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 242633

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

I know paint lines have basically been dead since the pandemic began, but one has to assume something has to start up again.
Has anyone seen 791ua recently? Poor plane has more bare skin showing than painted skin at this point. Likely one of the worst I have seen in many years.

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by len90
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread
Replies: 839
Views: 71916

Re: Peak Season 2020 Cargo/Express Discussion Thread

So far seems really interesting: UPS doesn't appear to be taking on as much early on. Remember last year having 2 Western Global's at EWR every day along with the Atlas 747. Makes me wonder if the enlarged fleet (about 7 767s and 5 748s) when compared to last year will limit what is seen. Assuming t...

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by len90
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Photos Not Uploading
Replies: 3
Views: 3293

Re: Photos Not Uploading

PanAm_DC10 wrote:
Hello Len

Sorry, it is lost. Can you upload again in priority and mention this thread.

Thank you

Thanks for looking into it and getting back to me. Image reuploaded as instructed.

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by len90
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Photos Not Uploading
Replies: 3
Views: 3293

Photos Not Uploading

Hello, I have an image that was accepted and it is not showing up on the site. When I go to my photo corner it shows up in the accepted list but the thumbnail just says the generic processing and not the image. I have tried to re-upload but that idd not work either. I did send in a contact us and th...

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by len90
Tue May 19, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: wide-angle images no longer acceptable?
Replies: 19
Views: 4516

Re: wide-angle images no longer acceptable?

Fair point re the soft nose, Jehan, but what would have happened had the nose area been sufficiently sharp, given that the sky in Royal's photo is no more distracting than in Andrew's latest beach shots? Surely it would have to be pretty distracting to warrant a rejection? Karl The banding in Royal...

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by len90
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newark Airport Future
Replies: 211
Views: 26148

Re: Newark Airport Future

Just read through this thread and a lot of weird speculation and planning that is far from factual. Moving rental car lots to the to the closed Computer store and Toys R Us. The computer store is now a Raymour and Flanagin outlet store. The Toys R Us has been converted into a Floor and Decor. Constr...

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by len90
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

SQ789 wrote:
Isn't Frontier taking the gates as well?

Frontier is in B2; 55 and 57 are the gates they have been using. Frontier’s planes are serviced by Menzies at Newark.

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by len90
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

B6 has aN A321 in gate A30. I know the gates they have on A1 can handle 321s

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by len90
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

10, 11, 12 still have some seating, not nearly as much as when WN was at 10 and AC in 11 and 12, but there is at least something there. No more workstations for the gate agent at any of those three gates. They've seen their final aircraft operations. Had no idea B6 used A15 at all... can it be while...

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by len90
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

Just arrived at EWR via B6. A1 setup:

AC: 14 and 15 with 17 for the Vancouver 787
B6: 16, 16A, 17, 18.

10, 11, 12 are vacant gates. Can post pictures to prove it when I am home.

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by len90
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

Nicknuzzii wrote:
Can anyone confirm that B6 is operating out of gates; 10?, 16A, 16, 17, 18

And AC; 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Friday I will be in A1

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by len90
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

Delta is sharing B1 with NK right now. I do think NK on B1 has allowed them to grow nicely as they have a bit more space in that WN area. I'll be back in A1 on Friday when I return from my quick trip. Trying out F9 for the first time tomorrow; will be my first trip on them and my first trip through ...

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by len90
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12251

Re: Update on WN’a facilities at EWR?

Air canada did take over the A14 and A15. Flew in on 11/16 to see their signage etc. Rumor has it b6 will get a fifth gate at EWR which they could definitely utilize. They do a lot of shuffling with their operation on the current four gate setup. Add in one weather delay or mechanical delay and it h...

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by len90
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2
Replies: 94
Views: 22394

Re: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2

Any idea on what the gate lease situation look like for Terminal 1? While I personally like to see B6 get as many gates as possible, I really just want to see any other domestic carriers that care to expand (like NK or F9) get sufficient gates for expansion. I hate EWR being such a captive market. ...

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by len90
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 741525

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

SFO gets everything but the 764 just a bit more variety than EWR. What route does the 763 fly on to SFO? Or the 737-700? I was going to say, SFO doesnt get the the 763 or 764 anymore. No 737-700 either. I think SFO and EWR are the only 2 airports that see the most varients. EWR right now does not g...

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by len90
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 741525

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

CALTECH wrote:
The top 5 widebodies needing paint.....
6671
6675
2510
6664
6676

249 & 4876 in AMA


Just saw 6676 leave EWR and it is looking rough. Really can’t think that there are four in worse shape than it

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by len90
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 741525

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Where is the 789 for EWR-CPT going to come from? Will it rotate in and out via SFO or LAX?

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by len90
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 961
Views: 187468

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Just flew home today on N594JB (B6 2028) and it was my first experience with the Phase 2. I will say the overall product is amazing and I was very impressed. The streaming worked pretty well with few slight pauses in the movie I watched. The wifi was problematic though. Flight stayed over land throu...

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by len90
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multiple 777 at BWI - what’s up?
Replies: 7
Views: 3975

Re: Multiple 777 at BWI - what’s up?

When EWR, JFK and LGA get slammed with bad weather; BWI, IAD, BOS are some of the many places where the planes go to wait it out.

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by len90
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019
Replies: 59
Views: 10238

Re: NYC diversions JUL-22-2019

EWR had diversions as far west as CLE, as far north to YUL and BGR, south to BWI and IAD. Diversions throughout Pennsylvania, NY state, and BOS.

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by len90
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 961
Views: 187468

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

andhy823 wrote:
Is tail 768JB in LCQ for Phase 2 mods? I believe so.


I don't think LCQ is doing the mods. N607JB left LCQ today and was only in for less than a week.

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by len90
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 741525

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N684UA just departed EWR as 282 to DEN marking its entrance into revenue service with United.

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by len90
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Star Alliance livery on an Ethiopian Airlines B787 Dreamliner
Replies: 2
Views: 1103

Re: Star Alliance livery on an Ethiopian Airlines B787 Dreamliner

xiaotung wrote:
I am pretty sure AI was the first.

VT-ANU was the first 787-8 in *A colors.
JA899A is a 787-9 in the *A colors

This is the third 787 in that alliance colors.

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by len90
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1113
Views: 191089

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Any additional updates on the stranded planes. Seems like the 320s make sense at Spirit. Makes me wonder if Delta or Frontier will want to jump on any and if Air Canada is interested in picking up a few more for their update or expand321 fleet.

TF-CAT still at EWR.

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by len90
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 741525

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I'm really interested to see how quickly they will be cycling through the pain shop for the new livery. In spotting at EWR lately there seems that there are a lot of overdue aircraft. N210UA, N36272, N39297, N17104 all have a lot of peeling going on right now.

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by len90
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 76839

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

How much slack is there in the widebody fleet next summer? There is some slack in certain fleets. It also depends on how many 767s and 777s will be out of action for Polaris mods. Using the fleet allocation diagram loaded to the UA Network thread as a reference, along with currently loaded schedule...

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by len90
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Len90 2018 Pre/Post Screening
Replies: 35
Views: 3909

Re: Len90 2018 Pre/Post Screening

Latest round of pictures that went through and it seems like a screener has a preference for OS because everything of mine got hit for Soft. I personally have issues given the recent trend of acceptances that go against the site’s rules with grain, soft, blur, poor light etc. Soft: http://imgproc.ai...

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by len90
Tue May 29, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 61
Views: 22157

Re: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident



Took this just 5 days before it had the uncontained engine failure. Probably was the last picture of this aircraft

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