Now time to look at the spreadsheet for every ANA 787-9 before LN1094. There are EXACTLY 5 aircraft: LN1023 JA934A PAE LN1033 JA924A CHS LN1076 JA926A PAE LN1083 JA927A PAE LN1091 JA???A PAE ... How sure are you that LN1091 is still with RR engines? Planespotters net shows it with GE and also lists...Jump to post
I decided to do some digging to find out who these 789s will be coming from. For reference, I will be using the spreadsheet linked below. I understand it's not a 100% accurate as I'll explain later on, but it's relatively close. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FH3Y2-vRUgojntPkCSJI5Pd-15rsJ1a...Jump to post
727-200F N164TS filed SBD-MCI 1PM - 5:41PM. They filed twice last month or a few months ago and never left, hopefully they can get in the air this time. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N164TS Does any know what will occur with this old gal? Before, she was supposed to fly SBD-MCI-KEF-Europe (I ...Jump to post
That would line up with LH's comments stating that some would arrive in winter and the rest would arrive in early 2022. LH claims that these aircraft will be used to replace A340 aircraft. However, as a2b7 pointed out, there is a possibility that " in the short term, the 5 B787-9 are acquired ...Jump to post
TAM A321 N891QW filed VCV-PTY 9AM - 5:01PM for re-delivery to LATAM. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N891QW https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=2 El Al 787-8 4X-ERD filed VCV-PAE 12PM - 2:09PM as BOE966. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE966 727-200F N164TS filed SB...Jump to post
Appearently they be used to o replace older Airbus A340 planes. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/lufthansa-purchase-10-long-haul-aircraft-modernize-fleet-2021-05-03/ Will be interesting if this means -300s or -600s. It appears the preference is to operate the -300s due to the carg...Jump to post
Virgin Orbit 747-400 N744VG filed MHV-MHV 10AM - 10:50AM as OBT1 as a test flight tomorrow (Monday, May 3).
Qantas A380 VH-OQC did an engine run up test at the blast pad at VCV prior to its flight out to LAX by the end of the month. Scheduled to depart 12th of May Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Yup, got an update right after I posted that :roll: :lol: Singapore Airlines A330-300 OE-ITB (ex 9V-SSF) fl...Jump to post
Stratolaunch has finally taken to the air once again! https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N351SL/history/20210429/1334Z/KMHV Live Stream here: https://youtu.be/hAII8Y3IaZw Apparently a 3 hour flight with some low passes if all goes well according to NASASpaceflight live stream. Takeoff was at 7:30AM...Jump to post
Does anyone know the fate of Lufthansa 744 D-ABTK? I understand that LH needs to take all of their 744s out of ENS by June, but is today's (April 29) ferry to TEV still for storage or.....? I'd assume that Lufthansa is just switching storage locations, but their flight number (LH9872) is the one the...Jump to post
I was searching the internet for : 747-8 for sale Found : https://www.controller.com/listing/for-sale/203674525/2012-boeing-747-8-jet-aircraft Asking price : $95.000.000 Most probably, this must be L/N 1446 - 747-8JA , RC004, serial number 40065, F/F May-30-2012, stored at Basel (BSL) with registra...Jump to post
Thai 777-300ER HS-TTA filed PAE-VCV 8:30AM - 10:35AM as BOE866 for storage. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/boe866 Delta 767-300ER N178DN filed ILN-VCV 1PM - 3PM as DL9937. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n178dn United 737-900ER N37419 filed IAH-VCV 2:15PM - 3:44PM as UA2752 t...Jump to post
Is N828BA / LN 1435 sitting in the desert still? Or was it moved after sale to a weather neutral storage facility? I get it takes time to have a modification scheduled but a 3-400 Million investment sitting under a tarp????? Still sitting at VCV. Outside. Kinda taped up but some coverings have been...Jump to post
Antonov Design Bureau AN-124 UR-82027 filed SBD-ANC 2PM - 6:32PM as ADB397F. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ADB397F Delta 737-900ER N886DN filed VCV-ATL 5PM - 11:50PM as DL9950. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n886dn Qantas A380 VH-OQC did an engine run up test at the blast pad at V...Jump to post
Antonov Design Bureau AN-124 UR-82027 flying GDL-SBD as ADB390F.
Alaska 737-900ER N486AS filed SEA-VCV 12:30PM - 3PM as AS9803 for repaint. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n486as Air Canada 787-9 C-FRTU exited paint VCV-YYZ as AC2338. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/c-frtu Alaska 737-900ER N492AS exited paint VCV-SEA as AS9801. https://www...Jump to post
United A319 N872UA (still in the China Southern livery minus tiles) filed SFO-VCV 11AM - 12:18PM as UA2731 for repaint into the EvoBlue livery. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n872ua United A320 N408UA filed SFO-VCV 6PM - 7:18PM as UA2730 for repaint into the EvoBlue livery. https://www....Jump to post
GE 747-400 N747GF flying VCV-VCV on a test flight. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N747GF Prime Air 767-300ER N491AZ flying BDL-SBD as 8C3437 (not sure if it's for crew training at the base or if it's actually hauling cargo, either way a rare visitor for SBD). https://www.flightradar24.com/data/...Jump to post
Virgin Atlantic 787-9 G-VFAN filed VCV-LAX 9PM - 9:34PM as VS821. A surprisingly quick fix, whatever it was.
Still hard to believe that the last 747 will be completed after the last A380, despite the A380 being newer and bigger. Indeed, though the last A380 will be delivered May next year I believe? The Atlas 747s will continue to be delivered till October and then they'll deliver LN 1435 by next year's e...Jump to post
SkyLease Cargo 747-400F N904AR exited maintenance SBD-ORD as GG9904 this morning.
Sun Country 737-800 N825SY flew SJC-VCV as SY8939. N825SY filed VCV-HOP 12PM - 5:12PM as SY8902.
Luckily it looks like N904AR has been fixed in just 5 days and can return to hauling cargo:
SkyLease Cargo 747-400F N904AR exited maintenance SBD-ORD as GG9904 this morning.
KFTG wrote:Why would JA777A file via HNL? It's not like the 77W can't get to MHV nonstop. Customs? Seems a bit out of the way.
ANA 777-300ER JA777A filed HNL-MHV 11:19PM - 7:25AM as NH9432 for retirement.
Southwest 737-700 N448WN exited storage VCV-PHX as WN8700.
Southwest 737-700 N7889A exited storage VCV-PHX as WN8701.
ANA 787-9 N882BA (JA936A) flying CHS-VCV for storage. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n882ba Virgin Atlantic 787-9 G-VFAN flying LHR-VCV as VIR819P for structural repairs according to skyliner. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-vfan https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main...Jump to post
United swapping their 737s for repaint: United 737-700 N15712 filed VCV-EWR 2:30PM - 10:13PM as UA2697 after repaint into EvoBlue livery. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n15712 United 737-800 N76508 filed DEN-VCV 7AM - 8:20AM as UA2741 for repaint into EvoBlue livery tomorrow (Monday Apr...Jump to post
Great aerial view of MHV below from the Stratolaunch twitter page (link provides slightly higher resolution). All signs point to a flight next week...
Link: https://twitter.com/Stratolaunch/status ... 1223593988
Here are two photos from today (April 16, 2021) of Lufthansa 744 D-ABVP (parts donor) and EVA Air 744F B-16402/N27063, all credit goes to Matt Hartman on Facebook: Link to Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10221814852373208&set=pcb.5362405963834303 https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fb...Jump to post
I believe we continue to track down where the other risen Leviathan, an ex-EVA 747F will call home. Shows how hard up the world fleet is right now. Here are two photos from today (April 16, 2021) of Lufthansa 744 D-ABVP (parts donor) and EVA Air 744F B-16402/N27063, all credit goes to Matt Hartman ...Jump to post
Air Canada 787-9 C-FRTU flew YYZ-VCV as AC2339 for paint touch-up. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/c-frtu United 767-300ER N641UA has been at IAC for repaint into the EvoBlue livery for 14 days now....should be leaving very soon so that C-FRTU can take that hangar. Love to see IAC gettin...Jump to post
Great pics, hope to see these take to the skies once again soon. Have you happened to lay eyes on the two DL MD-90s that were ferried out to VCV within the last few months? I believe it was N908DA and N962DN. Would be curious to know if there's been any action with those two, as it was somewhat mys...Jump to post
VCV Trip Report from April 10, 2021: A lot of things have carried over from my March trip. There are a few noticeable differences though: the #1 being Asiana's 744F returning to service (going to Western Global as N452SN, thank you so much to MO11 and wjcandee on the Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thre...Jump to post
NASA SOFIA 747SP N747NA filed PMD-PMD 12:20PM - 8:18PM as NASA747. Rare daytime departure for them. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/NASA747/history/20210414/1920Z/KPMD/KPMD With news that all 12 Qantas A380s are expected to return to the skies by 2024, I thought I'd share some of my photos of th...Jump to post
Great to hear this news is officially confirmed! I went out to VCV last week (Saturday, April 10), here are some Qantas A380 photos from that day if you're wondering what they look like now (in the 3rd and 4th photo there's a Qantas tail facing away from the camera in the middle/right portion of the...Jump to post
ANA 737-700 JA04AN flew ANC-VCV as EH5672 for retirement. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ja04an China Southern 787-9 B-20EL exited storage VCV-CHS as BOE919. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/b-20el Delta A321 N307DX exited storage VCV-MSP as DL9936. https://www.flightradar24....Jump to post
Virgin Australia 777-300ER VH-VPF filed SIN-VCV 12PM - 4:16PM for return to lessor tomorrow (April 12). https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHVPF This frame wasnt leased, its more than likely being repossessed by the bank Oops, my mistake. Thanks! Is that an ANA b737 in the pics and are those TAM A...Jump to post
Virgin Australia 777-300ER VH-VPF filed SIN-VCV 12PM - 4:16PM for return to lessor tomorrow (April 12). https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VHVPF VCV Trip Report from April 10, 2021: A lot of things have carried over from my March trip. There are a few noticeable differences though: the #1 being Asi...Jump to post
I know I could look it up, but I'm super-distracted today, so I hope someone can just give me a yes or no to the following: SO this is different from the parked 744 (I think also HL-registry) that's being revived with parts from the LH passenger bird as donor? That's at MHV and this is at VCV, corr...Jump to post
Here's another exclusive from me and https://www.instagram.com/west_coast_aviation/ : Asiana Cargo 747-400F HL7414 is returning to service!! She recently had engine #2 and #4 attached and it looks like she could be in service by the summer season! Interestingly enough it looks like HL7414 is MUCH f...Jump to post
Very nice for you to get CS-TQX at VCV. It made a visit to LAX about 3 years ago. It actually has a passenger interior and was used for flight to MAD mostly. It was used as a VIP plane before P4-SKN was delivered but with regular interior. I think i have seen some pics of the interior on their Face...Jump to post
Here's another exclusive from me and https://www.instagram.com/west_coast_aviation/ : Asiana Cargo 747-400F HL7414 is returning to service!! She recently had engine #2 and #4 attached and it looks like she could be in service by the summer season! Interestingly enough it looks like HL7414 is MUCH fu...Jump to post
Southwest 737MAX8 N8729H exited storage VCV-HOU as WN8700. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n8729h Southwest 737MAX8 N8733M exited storage VCV-PHX as WN8701. This was the final Southwest 737MAX8 in storage at VCV. N8733M also did a small wing wave on departure which was super neat to see ...Jump to post
I suppose we could see BA, QF, and AN take up some of their A380s at some point in time, with KE/OZ as a real wild card. Of all the above, I'd be the most surprised to see QF bring them back. Assuming they move forward with (even a significant portion of) Sunrise, which IMO they'll have to , in ord...Jump to post
Looks like they were able to get all of their final checks/work finished, United 777-200ER N798UA currently en route to VCV for storage. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n798ua United 777-200ER N792UA filed EWR-VCV 11AM - 1:19PM as UA2704 for storage tomorrow (April 10). I may or may not ...Jump to post
United 777-200ER (reg unknown) filed HNL-VCV 9AM - 5:17PM as UA2714 tomorrow (April 9). My bet is that this is one of the PW engined 772s headed to VCV for storage. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2714 Yup, United 777-200ER N798UA flying HNL-VCV as UA2714 for storage. https://www.fligh...Jump to post
Aircraft Movement: N798UA (Boeing 777-200ER) scheduled to ferry from HNL to VCV (UA2714/09) for either storage or paint. N1914U (Airbus 320) scheduled to ferry from GYR to TUP (UA2703/09) for scrap. Aircraft is former Vueling and never flew for United. N798UA is storage (as covered a few posts up t...Jump to post
United 777-200ER (reg unknown) filed HNL-VCV 9AM - 5:17PM as UA2714 tomorrow (April 9). My bet is that this is one of the PW engined 772s headed to VCV for storage....anyone have more details? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua2714 No nose number assigned yet - as there were at least 3 o...Jump to post
United 777-200ER (reg unknown) filed HNL-VCV 9AM - 5:17PM as UA2714 tomorrow (April 9). My bet is that this is one of the PW engined 772s headed to VCV for storage....anyone have more details?
Delta 9937 767-332ER has departed ILN for VCV. Unsure of purpose weather for retirement or other purpose. Reg # N183DN https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9937/2756758e Yup, filed two days ago. Believe it's for retirement but not a 100% certain. GE 747-400 N747GF flying VCV-VCV for a test flight. http...Jump to post