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by kaitakfan
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

6674 due to exit HKG to GUM on the 23rd. Due to park in ROW right away. Any idea what routing they are going to take to get the plane from GUM to ROW? If #2019’s route (currently UA2721) is any indicator, it may fly n/s. Not sure an empty 767 can do that though. That’s gotta be getting pretty tight...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

6674 due to exit HKG to GUM on the 23rd. Due to park in ROW right away. Any idea what routing they are going to take to get the plane from GUM to ROW?

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by kaitakfan
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: UAL sending 77W from SFO -> GUM today

Guess they wanted to pick up a set of crew, fly the plane to XMN and back on another with the same set? Michael 90% of the time an Engineering crew flies the airplanes into and out of overhauls and heavy checks. so they may well be time limited. or? the line crews may be flying the airplane to GUM ...

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by kaitakfan
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Any idea when 3062 is due out of HKG? It looked like ERS was 3/25 a few weeks back. Wondering if they have revised the return time with all the issues going on over there in HKG. Thanks!

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by kaitakfan
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

N676UA Polaris HiJ 763 shows HKG>GUM on Friday 2/14? Normally headed to HNL. Looks like N652UA is headed HNL>GUM>HKG to replace it. They are doing this as a way to avoid laying over crews in HKG due to the virus issues/suspended service. You should have seen the absurd pairings built for these trip...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

N676UA Polaris HiJ 763 shows HKG>GUM on Friday 2/14? Normally headed to HNL. Looks like N652UA is headed HNL>GUM>HKG to replace it. They are doing this as a way to avoid laying over crews in HKG due to the virus issues/suspended service. You should have seen the absurd pairings built for these trip...

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by kaitakfan
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Does anyone have an update on the 764 in HKG 3058? Been there a month now. Should be out any day I’d imagine. Thanks!

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by kaitakfan
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Any chance someone can give updated ETR’s out of HKG for 3058, 6669 and 6676? Thank you kindly! Nose numbers 6669 and 6676 are showing an estimated return to service on February 6th, and 13th respectively. Thanks Jay! I appreciate the update. If you have time can you see how 3058 is coming along? I...

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by kaitakfan
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4208
Views: 616016

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Any chance someone can give updated ETR’s out of HKG for 3058, 6669 and 6676? Thank you kindly!

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by kaitakfan
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

calpsafltskeds wrote:
Oops, at least I guessed the right aircraft.


No worries! Just thought it was strange if you were showing it sitting in ORD but other sources showed it in the air.

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by kaitakfan
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

calpsafltskeds wrote:
763:
N669UA might be next one in for High J Polaris - sitting in ORD


Interesting you say it’s in ORD. Routing shows 6669 arriving EWR from FCO in one hour and then launching for HKG on the 17th.

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by kaitakfan
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N794UA has a return to service date of November 19 N795UA has a return to service date of December 9 On this subject of return to service, how is 6672 looking in HKG? 11/25 still on track? Computer shows December 17 for 6672 Any chance for an update please? 6672 still showing the 17th for an exit d...

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by kaitakfan
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Computer shows December 17 for 6672 Wow! Much longer than normal for a Polaris mod right? Is return to service into you have found on SSD website or is it another source? I recently was using aircraft routing to get an idea when these birds would be ready for a pick up, but they only show once some...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N794UA has a return to service date of November 19 N795UA has a return to service date of December 9 On this subject of return to service, how is 6672 looking in HKG? 11/25 still on track? Computer shows December 17 for 6672 Wow! Much longer than normal for a Polaris mod right? Is return to service...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Does anyone have info on 772s N794UA and N795UA? They are currently at 57 and 50 days in XMN. Average completion for Polaris has been 51 days with many in the 46 day range. In 2019 only one of nine has taken more than 54 days. N69020 should also be about ready to exit HKG with Polaris and N78017/N3...

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by kaitakfan
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

fun2fly wrote:
76L HiJ conversion N667UA test hop Sept 26 should be out soon.


Looks like it’s got its slot approval to leave on the 5th. Can anyone confirm that?

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by kaitakfan
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

We got another 767-300 heading to PVG tomorrow. Any idea what we are doing sending these planes over to PVG now?

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by kaitakfan
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Channel 9 Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 5690

Re: United Ch9?

Cool. Thanks. Any US airlines that have cockpit cameras? I know American used to on the DC-10s. Cockpit camera meaning from the vantage point if the cockpit or of the cockpit/pilots? As far as CH9, I always find the switch in the off position on the 757 PS birds and 767’s. I normally ask the captai...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 386971

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I'm happy that United is finally updating its livery after nearly nine years of continuing the 1991 Continental livery but with the United name. I initially thought they were also going to introduce a new logo from scratch, like American and Southwest did respectively in 2013 and 2014. The Continen...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

KVH68 wrote:
kaitakfan wrote:
N666UA flew its test hop yesterday. Any update when she will be ready to come home?


There are various issues that might take 5 days to complete.


Thanks! Just saw the trip built to go pick her up. Any idea which bird is next and when she will head over to HKG?

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by kaitakfan
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United’s announces new premium heavy 767
Replies: 71
Views: 19356

Re: United’s announces new premium heavy 767

Read the article, reminiscent in a way of AA's A321T's on JFK-LAX/SFO. Not a lot of coach seats at all. I'm sure they've crunched the numbers and know it will work. What I find astounding is that they still apparently have a large # of 767ERs in the old 2-1-2 configuration; and there isnt even a st...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N666UA flew its test hop yesterday. Any update when she will be ready to come home?

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by kaitakfan
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

KVH68 wrote:
kaitakfan wrote:
N666UA test hop cancelled. Anyone know if this test hop is all it needs to do before being sent home?


Paperwork is not ready for the test flight. Test flight has been rescheduled for March 3


Thanks for the heads up. I see it loaded now

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by kaitakfan
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

N666UA test hop cancelled. Anyone know if this test hop is all it needs to do before being sent home?

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by kaitakfan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 713003

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Any update on the 763’s in for Polaris mod since Nov/December? Excluding the Ex-Hawaiian bird of course. The other 2 should be about ready, no?

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by kaitakfan
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures
Replies: 81
Views: 13122

Re: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures

Cactusjuba wrote:
UA paid employees $87mln for those performance bonuses in 2017. The lottery would cap payouts to a max of $18mln. I really think it had less to to about aligning performance motivation, with saving 70+ million dollars.


You absolutely got what management was trying to do!

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by kaitakfan
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

N660UA will be going to HKG in the next few weeks for its Polaris 2 class conversion. The same as the first 763 builds no PP. These aircraft will be the first 763 builds to be retired by 2022. The reason N588HA (6684) was sent was multiple. One reason was for the same for the old CA A319 birds. The...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Another open pairing alert for 756 pilots is waiting to be released to dead head to tomorrow to ferry a 764 back from HKG this week. Looks like the flight is planned for the 28th. Any idea when the next 764 will head over for crew rest mod?

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by kaitakfan
Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

N666UA is going to be next into HKG. On its way from EWR via HNL this evening.

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by kaitakfan
Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Wonder if that is contingent on 654 leaving HKG...which is kinda iffy atm. That’s exactly what I’m thinking. Looks like the second test hop got cancelled and hasn’t been rescheduled. Is that what you see? Indeed so... I’m looking at FlightAware like everyone else. UA has internal programming that t...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Just got a pairing alert to ferry a 767 from HNL-HKG on the 23rd. The pairing has sense been hidden from our open time but is still showing up if I search by the pairing number. I imagine this is for 660. Sadly I won’t be trying to pick it up as the trip originates with a dead head out or SFO on Th...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Just got a pairing alert to ferry a 767 from HNL-HKG on the 23rd. The pairing has sense been hidden from our open time but is still showing up if I search by the pairing number. I imagine this is for 660. Sadly I won’t be trying to pick it up as the trip originates with a dead head out or SFO on Tha...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?
Replies: 109
Views: 13475

Re: Why doesnt UA level Terminal C EWR?

EWR is not great but it’s not as bad as many other airports around the USA. That’s not saying much though. For all the downsides of EWR, atleast you don’t have to worry about remote stand deplaning or boarding like I always seem to get in FRA or Dubai.

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by kaitakfan
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway incursion Nov 13th at PVG: DL582 (A359) aborted take off
Replies: 62
Views: 16488

Re: Runway incursion Nov 13th at PVG: DL582 (A359) aborted take off

Overheating brakes at only 110 knots seems a bit odd as that’s quite below normal V1s. Hot brakes? Of course. Hot to the point of needing intervention beyond just waiting? Eh? Glad no one was hurt! The report says, they where already rotating (the plane lift it´s nose) So no shame to have the brake...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 27330

Re: UA MAYDAY call into SYD

I believe that the use of "mayday" is an ICAO standard when declaring any kind of emergency. Technically, I suppose, but actually stating “mayday” implies iminent peril. I’ve declared several emergencies, and never once did I say the word “mayday.” To most pilots and controllers in the US...

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by kaitakfan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United operate EWR-NRT prior to merger with CO
Replies: 37
Views: 5714

Re: Did United operate EWR-NRT prior to merger with CO

A lot of the guys I fly with on the 57 out on the west coast tell stories of a -400 base in EWR back in maybe mid 90’s. I never knew that until hearing from the guys that actually flew it.

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by kaitakfan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The other issue is that some 753 aircraft are shown as 752 on Flight Aware. Currently there are 7 flights enroute that show 752 on Flight Aware, but are being operated by 753s on UA.com. Only 3 752s operating currently are not on TATL,BOS/EWR-LAX/SFO: 2225 DEN-MCO a/c 3109, flight 246 EWR-LAX a/c 3...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Only 647 has Pilots enroute to HKG right now. Was hoping 642 would get released today so I could trade out of my trip tomorrow to go grab her. Probably wouldn’t get it anyways as those trips are always getting snatched by “The Mafia” Pilots from EWR or ORD. LMAO!!!! I damn near spit my coffee out a...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Anywho, N647UA is gonna try once again 05SEP back to the mainland after polaris conversion. N642UA test hop after Polaris conversion. Im guessing they are using the same Pilots? 3 remaining 3-class, correct? N660UA, N641UA, N654UA are final three remaining 3-class for the 767-300s. Only 647 has Pil...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I just wonder how many 737s UA would have to buy so that the pilots would realize new employment and people moving up the ladder is good for everyone. Why hold UA to purchase less profitable 100 seat aircraft as the way toward expansion? The AA 40% number seems to make more sense as the airline gro...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I just wonder how many 737s UA would have to buy so that the pilots would realize new employment and people moving up the ladder is good for everyone. Why hold UA to purchase less profitable 100 seat aircraft as the way toward expansion? The AA 40% number seems to make more sense as the airline gro...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

763: N647UA test hop at HKG right now- hopefully completed soon. So far 65 days in Polaris mod, about equal to last two in mod. Any word on the status of the hop? There is a SFO pairing for pilots built but hidden from open time that is due to dead head out to HKG tomorrow. I take it they haven’t g...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I believe the newly-reconfigured 763s have Channel 9. I haven’t seen it active on any flight in what seems like years, though. I just flew one of the newly configured 763’s and it does indeed have Channel 9. Had my wife onboard who was thrilled to listen to me on the radios. Wish more of my fellow ...

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by kaitakfan
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I always turn CH9 on when I fly a 57/67 that is equipped with it. I grew up listening to it when my mom was working for United so it’s the least I can do for the customers on my flights.

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gear Before Flaps::PHL to CMH
Replies: 20
Views: 3382

Re: Gear Before Flaps::PHL to CMH

I used to fly for Republic Airlines based in CMH on the E175. Usually we could keep the speed up at our discretion as there was no other traffic to follow. Many pilots would fly fast until just about intercepting the glide slope. Made for a very uncomfortable ride for the customers, but gear down, f...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot's last flight
Replies: 48
Views: 6512

Re: Pilot's last flight

Maybe he had other things on his mind besides discussing his life plans with a stranger after he just finished his last flight of his career?

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by kaitakfan
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 381472

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Anyone have a heads up of when N66501 is due to exit HKG? Looks like she is up doing a test flight right now. Would love to get over there to fly her home.

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by kaitakfan
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines, Hawaiian Islands to Denver
Replies: 21
Views: 4462

Re: United Airlines, Hawaiian Islands to Denver

I was noticing the flights are about 7 hours from DEN. That makes efficient use of pilots. UA should only need to have a captain and first officer. It sounds like it should be a much easier connection from the eastern half of the US to any of major islands than at a west coast airport. Most of us o...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity
Replies: 125
Views: 19196

Re: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity

9.000 people wearing a Norwegian uniform and another roughly 30.000 who depend on their company having Norwegian as a customer to maintain their jobs. All that mean nothing to you, you just want to bring your Canon to an airport and 'get shots' of stored aircraft. Wow. Just, wow. And how, pray tell...

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by kaitakfan
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Airline boss says US rivals 'need to grow up' and end the nastiest feud in the airline industry
Replies: 89
Views: 9538

Re: Emirates Airline boss says US rivals 'need to grow up' and end the nastiest feud in the airline industry

worldranger wrote:
One day a US3 next gen CEO will wake up and realize the advantages of a first mover play with an EK codeshare.


And then layoff how many of their US citizen employees?

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