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by CALTECH
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Found a landing gear door washed up on a beach - aircraft ID?
Replies: 49
Views: 7309

Re: Found a landing gear door washed up on a beach - aircraft ID?

I think Occam’s razor applies, the simplest solution is probably the correct one. Just my opinion but the simplest to me being that the part in likelihood is not even a plane part but just a piece of a boat or ship debris. There is a remote chance it could be a 757 part from Aeroperu, but I’ll say ...

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by CALTECH
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hazardous APU exhausts
Replies: 14
Views: 3530

Re: Hazardous APU exhausts

But the same can be said for changing a tail NAV light on the 777 with the APU running... Been there, done that. Hot, high speed exhaust just inches from your face. Fun stuff. 249051 Hate it when it goes into after burner, or tries to blow out a passenger's Taco Bell remnants....... https://www.you...

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by CALTECH
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Correspondence with UAL XMN, #913 is getting Polaris Mod.... I just found it I was looking in the wrong place. You are right 913 is getting Polaris/PE....... This was just announced the pilots have accepted the agreement there will be no pilot layoffs at UAL before June 2021. United is still workin...

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by CALTECH
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Correspondence with UAL XMN, #913 is getting Polaris Mod....

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by CALTECH
Sun Sep 27, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Oh yes they have resumed, Check again on # 913..... 'Day Of Induction: 0913/XMN/4C/Polaris Mod, 40 day span, ETR 05 NOV 20 08:00 ' 2 of our former MCOQC Department guys are on it.... Now on 950, I do not show any Polaris Mod in it's latest visit documented, but in the A.M.M. it shows it having Pola...

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by CALTECH
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

For right now Polaris configurations are on hold, we had a couple 788s that went through the configuration at the beginning of this pandemic only because the ship sets had already been delivered to XMN. Any 787 that you see going to XMN is only going for heavy maintenance, no date has been set for ...

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by CALTECH
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

intotheair wrote:
redrooster3 wrote:
N2910U aka 4915 ferried GYR-TUP fleet exit. Ex vueling


What's up with that? Did they just buy some of these for parts only? Are the ex-Easyjet frames facing the same fate?

Yes, part out better than inducting into service.. cheaper too.
4915 is being decommisioned.....

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by CALTECH
Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Latest Update The 737-MAX8s are coming...... 737MAX Dated: SEP 15/20 Nose#........Type.............MSN.......Reg#.......Line.......Yr Mfg.......Fleet 7251 .........737MAX-8 ...43931 ....N27251 ..8035 ....20 ..............41 / 61 7252 .........737MAX-8 ...43932 ....N27252 ..8075 ....20 ................

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Question: With all of these new additions to the fleet, do you believe at some point UA will have a sub fleet of 787’s with Trent 1000’s just to satisfy the contract? Multiple fleet types already flying with different engines. 757: PW-2000 / RR-RB211 767: PW-4000 / CFM-56 777: PW-4090 / GE-90 319/2...

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

A319-111 Dated: SEP 15/20 NOSE .......TYPE .........MSN....... REG .......LINE .......MFG_YR .......Fleet.......EX-OP 4301 .........A319-111 ...02495......N2301U ...N/A ........2005 ..............16 ..........G-EZIM/3jet 4302 .........A319-111 ...02565 .....N2302U ...N/A ........2005 ..............1...

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

787-8/-9/-10 Dated: SEP 15/20 787-10 NOSE ......TYPE .......MSN .......REG .......LINE .......MFG_YR.......Fleet .......EX-Operator 1001 ........787-10 .....40936 .....N14001 ...0731 ......18 .................10 ...........CO 1002 ........787-10 .....40930 .....N17002 ...0763 ......18 .................

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Latest Update

737MAX9 Dated: SEP 15/20



Nose#........Type.............MSN.......Reg#.......Line.......Yr Mfg.......Fleet

7531 .........737MAX-9 ...TBD .......TBD .......TBD ......TBD ..........42 / 61
7532 .........737MAX-9 ...43465 ....TBD .......7818 .....TBD ..........42 / 61

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Southwest 737-700s Latest Update Dated: SEP 15/20 NOSE .......TYPE ........MSN .......REG ........LINE .......(MFG_YR) .......EX-OP ......................................................................................SchedDelivery........ 0755 .........737-76N ...32679 ......N13755 ...1514 .......S...

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Latest Update The 737-MAX10s are coming...... 737MAX Dated: SEP 15/20 Nose#........Type.............MSN.......Reg#.......Line.......Yr Mfg.......Fleet 7751 ........737MAX-10 ..66122 ....N27751 ..7644 .....TBD .........43 / 61 7752 ........737MAX-10 ..66123 ....N27752 ..7705 .....TBD .........43 / 61...

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Is that a typo or a new max or is coming ? We only ordered the Max-9 and the Max-10. UA hasn’t officially confirmed it, but many on this thread have found evidence there are definitely MAX 8s coming. There has been internal documentation suggesting the Max 8 or now the 737-8 is coming the most comp...

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by CALTECH
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

I don't want to go too deep on this topic on this thread because the last thing I want to do is drag this thread off course. My purpose was to simply provide an update for N16008 the only UA grounded 787, and to see if anyone knew whether or not repairs had begun especially since it has been about ...

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by CALTECH
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Trying to nail down the variant of the remaining 24 frames has been a bit challenging even for an insider like myself. Up to 17 737MAX8s. Year 2020, don't know how many were built with the production pause .... ' Post # 612.... 17 737-MAX8s so far.... Nose#. Type. Mfg S/N. N#. Line #. Year-Mfg. 725...

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by CALTECH
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Is UA burning more cash than DL or UA? One thing I've noticed is that UA has more TATL and TPAC exposure than DL or AA. With service resumption DL mainly serves JV partner hubs like ICN & HND in the Pacific and PVG and LHR/CDG/AMS/FRA/MXP/MAD in the Atlantic. AA mainly serves LHR/CDG & HND/...

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by CALTECH
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why was the 747-500 cancelled?
Replies: 40
Views: 15467

Re: Why was the 747-500 cancelled?

Back in 1986 when the 747-400 was still under development Boeing studied a ULH 747 called the 747-500 that could be able to fly up to 8,700 nmi (16,000 km), which would allow airlines to fly routes such as LHR-SYD, JFK-SYD, EWR-SIN and LAX-SIN and would have been the 777-8X of its time and could ha...

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by CALTECH
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Slat problem on a UA 787 caused the same aircraft to conduct three emergency landing in two days.
Replies: 16
Views: 8096

Re: Slat problem on a UA 787 caused the same aircraft to conduct three emergency landing in two days.

How did they allow the aircraft to take off for the second and third time when the problem still persists? They didn't. Correct - NO crew with take off that way (see below). Quoting JayUnited, " Aircraft is still on the ground at NRT from internal documentation this seems to be an electrical p...

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by CALTECH
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

This is unprecedented. Worse than 9/11. With nearly every industry decimated with no end in sight, I don't see how the government can throw more money at the airlines. Yes, it's an election year, however the 99% of people who aren't in aviation are generally VERY put off by corporate bailouts, and f...

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by CALTECH
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Got a interesting group 2 ferry out of GYR scheduled for today...N37513 a 737MAX9 scheduled GYR-MCO as UA2708. Lets hope she makes it!! Any idea why she's flying to MCO today, the same day as the MAX Recertification flights begin? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n37513 https://simplefly...

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by CALTECH
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Slat problem on a UA 787 caused the same aircraft to conduct three emergency landing in two days.
Replies: 16
Views: 8096

Re: Slat problem on a UA 787 caused the same aircraft to conduct three emergency landing in two days.

c933103 wrote:
How did they allow the aircraft to take off for the second and third time when the problem still persists?


They didn't.

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by CALTECH
Wed May 20, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

you could be right however? I suspect that you're wrong. the 737-700's and maybe non ETOPS 737's might be leaving if any are. the A319;s all have the range to fly conus to HNL and all over the Americas. North to south. they can be the backbone of the returning passenger traffic domestically until w...

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by CALTECH
Wed May 20, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

The problem with the 764 is that it has too many unique attributes. Special gear based on 777 design. Special flight deck with 777 components and not used on another high volume 767. In UA’s case, the only CF6 on property. All of these increase execution risk and therefore cost. While the frame its...

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by CALTECH
Mon May 04, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

The two 'her paint' 752s, are not in storage and fly out every now and then. Flew 102 or 106 MCO-IAD Apr 23rd. They have been sitting at the gate the last few days. A union memo..... "UAL does expect 16 737-MAX this year and 24 next year (assuming ungrounded), eight more 787-9 this year and eig...

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by CALTECH
Mon May 04, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

Re: United exercises options for 7 787-10s

"UAL does expect 16 737-MAX this year and 24 next year (assuming ungrounded), eight more 787-9 this year and eight 787-10 next year."

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by CALTECH
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What is that on this 737’s landing gear?
Replies: 9
Views: 4533

Re: What is that on this 737’s landing gear?

Note also the little blower thingies on the bottom front of the engine nacelles, to deflect FOD from the engines. Not really deflecting FOD. They are Vortex Dissipators, using compressor bleed air, in front of each engine. The vortex, little tornado, would suck up FOD. https://upload.wikimedia.org/...

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by CALTECH
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

There was talk of using bigger jets to grab cargo business. It is no longer talk for the next few weeks UA will be operating up to 40 cargo flights per week. Most cargo flight are being operated on either 77Ws, 78Xs, and 789s, from time to time we are using 77Es, however UA will not be using any 76...

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by CALTECH
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United will be a smaller carrier - Munoz
Replies: 245
Views: 44399

Re: United will be a smaller carrier - Munoz

So if you guys really believe UA is going to cut all their 757 routes would you apply your same strategy to the 767 routes? If so it wouldn’t even be worth calling EWR a hub anymore. Without B757s & B767s, EWR is still larger than IAD, SFO, & LAX While obviously EWR would still be a hub for...

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by CALTECH
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

There is no demand for MORE aircraft. Many will get parked, maybe for good. I understand that but since UA already bought these 73Gs, wouldn't it be better to utilize them instead of the larger narrowbodies in the fleet? If they're going to park A/C anyway, it might as well be A/C that they'd have ...

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by CALTECH
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

I wonder if WN could short-term lease at least some of their 73Gs sold to UA. With projected demand down for the coming months, UA could probably use more of their smallest mainline fleet type in the air instead of the larger ones. Additionally, throwing WN a short-term lifeline isn't something I w...

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by CALTECH
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Had a Ramper pass away in Newark, supposedly from complications of COVID-19 on the 24th. Some being sent home as they came back from overseas/other countries. The 767s in MCO are to/did go to Houston. Saw load factors just above 10 %. 777s were cancelled or de-committed the other day. Some flights h...

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by CALTECH
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

So far for MCO Ramp.....changing ......

8 757s....................108, 112, 113, 119, 122, 127, 861, 5995
5 767s.....................6664, 6667, 6668, 6670, 6671
3 737s in BSMX .....439, 818, 827

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by CALTECH
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Ex-SWAs and their approx ETA... Is UA buying these ex-WN birds from the leasing company or are they going to be leasing them? "United has signed an agreement to purchase 19 used Boeing 737-700s, with deliveries expected to begin in December." https://onemileatatime.com/united-airlines-buy...

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by CALTECH
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are advantages/ disadvantages of A330-200 versus B787-8?
Replies: 22
Views: 4851

Re: What are advantages/ disadvantages of A330-200 versus B787-8?

Interesting, wonder why Air India replaced their A330s with B787s.... As I noted, the 2 A330s were only a temporary replacement for the ageing A310s, because of the 787 delays. They were both second-hand frames leased from Air Berlin. They also had a 767 from FlyGlobeSpan at a point for much the sa...

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by CALTECH
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

4 757s parked in MCO, might have 20 757s parked soon at MCO. Ex-SWAs and their approx ETA... 0755 737-76N 32679 N13755 1514 Sep-19 SWA/N7714B 0756 737-76N 32653 N16756 1566 Dec-19 SWA/N7703A 0757 737-76N 32661 N18757 1593 Mar-20 SWA/N7706A) 0758 737-76N 32667 N15758 1623 Mar-20 SWA/N7707C 0759 737-7...

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by CALTECH
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wiring/controls and uncontained failures
Replies: 6
Views: 1325

Re: Wiring/controls and uncontained failures

Redundency? Instead of 1 bundle of wiring carrying all the signals for critical functions, separate it into different bundles that are strategically place around the fuselage. Good point. What about cables? Cable runs are as straight as possible to lower complexity of their runs and really the only...

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by CALTECH
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are advantages/ disadvantages of A330-200 versus B787-8?
Replies: 22
Views: 4851

Re: What are advantages/ disadvantages of A330-200 versus B787-8?

No, you say that you think that 330s will be replaced by 787s. The logical answer is that they get replaced by 330neos. Air india, Royal Jordanian and Jetstar directly replaced their A330-200 with the 787-8. AI had a very small fleet of A330s.....the 787-8 was a replacement for their A310 fleet.......

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by CALTECH
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Very sad to hear UA is going to shrink! It is surprising that UA management has no plan to enhance customer experience with COVID19 to get people back on their planes. I read yesterday that UA is making it harder to change flights during a schedule change. That is not a way to attract customers. Wo...

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by CALTECH
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777-9 has no red beacon light on top of fuselage.
Replies: 72
Views: 11569

Re: 777-9 has no red beacon light on top of fuselage.

BravoOne wrote:
Give it a rest, please.


Who and what are you wanting to give it a rest ?

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

The MAX10 is 64 inches longer than the MAX9. I'm assuming the 64 extra inches of length are evenly placed before and after the wing. As for the MAX10 trranscon version, if the 739MAX10 F seats are the Thompson Vantage Solo, they are 33 inch pitch. I'm glad UA looks to be moving the lav back behind ...

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Acft in for POLARIS

# 6452
# 6673

# 0009
# 0012
# 0019
# 0021
# 0022
# 2885

# 0907
# 0969

Full Paint
# 0011 AMA
# 0020 VCV

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777-9 has no red beacon light on top of fuselage.
Replies: 72
Views: 11569

Re: 777-9 has no red beacon light on top of fuselage.

It is/was there. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/M8hVytQRQL2i4OXY10JUv5rCc3DD5H-Wqy0K2S7SP1hbhH3w7pEmb6I0VCivbrnzSzNBy-ciP8edTlda5rPYN2BZsxZ8n0ThKhZKLqfSeJqaYfU https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181121164246-boeing-777-9x-assembly-1.jpg https://marketmadhouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2017...

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

Just when you thought things could not get anymore crazier they just did. The amount of money and time UA is spending on moving planes back and forth to Asia to do retrofit and/or routing maintenance is staggering. Is there no place in the the US that can do this work? Is the labor savings in Asia ...

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

8 March 2020 777-222s

# 2471 EWR-MCO-ORD 1587/633

# 2510 ORD-MCO-EWR 659/1601

# 2888 ORD-MCO-ORD 848/411

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

United is inducting new 787-9 aircraft from Boeing (nose # 0975-0987) and performing a modification that reconfigures the existing 787-9 aircraft (nose # 0950-0974) from a 2-class configuration with 252 PAX (48 Business / 88 Economy Plus / 116 Economy) to the new All Aisle Access (AAA) and Premium E...

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by CALTECH
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4214
Views: 618248

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

The “meatball” was Saul Bass logo (same guy as the Tulip) it rolled out under Robert Six in 1968, the same era as CO first Pacific Ops. Frank was in his late 20s and not remotely involved. That's correct, but the original Bass tail logo was a black ball (there was also minor use of a red ball). It ...

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by CALTECH
Wed Feb 26, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So how New is the 777X?
Replies: 157
Views: 18827

Re: So how New is the 777X?

New Fuselage Ribs (at least in the topside no idea about the lower lobe) F In order to get an extra 4 inches of cabin width to accommodate 18-inch wide seats 10 abreast, the fuselage ribs had to be reprofiled to be significantly shorter. From a load-bearing perspective, this completely changes the ...

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