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by bigbird
Sat Aug 01, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 4
Replies: 251
Views: 44712

RE: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 4

When will the Blue 1 717s be delivered and will they go to VQQ also? Also what will the regs. be if known?

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by bigbird
Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ATL Thread - Part 2
Replies: 143
Views: 17113

RE: The ATL Thread - Part 2

By the way, to correct an earlier post, EA had all of B North plus B-18 on the South side.

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by bigbird
Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue 1 717 Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1795

Blue 1 717 Question

Blue 1 had 9 717s. 4 went to Volotea and Delta bought 3. Where are the other 2 going? Also, since 2015 is now half over how many 717s does Delta have in operatio?

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by bigbird
Sun Jun 07, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's DC-9s With Widget Sideways
Replies: 23
Views: 12104

RE: Delta's DC-9s With Widget Sideways

I vote for a "Golden Crown" 757.

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by bigbird
Thu May 28, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Special Day For Airbus And Delta?
Replies: 99
Views: 26682

RE: Special Day For Airbus And Delta?

This is not the first Airbus aircraft delivered directly to DL. They took delivery of brand new A310s back in the early 1990s.

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by bigbird
Mon May 18, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue 1 717 Question
Replies: 0
Views: 987

Blue 1 717 Question

What 3 717s is DL buying? Volotea is getting 4 so what will be the disposition of the other 2 aircraft?

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by bigbird
Sat May 16, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Jet In Service With US Airline
Replies: 12
Views: 12861

RE: Oldest Jet In Service With US Airline

What is the expected withdrawal date of these ex-ATA birds from the DL fleet?

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by bigbird
Wed May 06, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Are The WN/FL 717s?
Replies: 13
Views: 5844

RE: Where Are The WN/FL 717s?

Per the DL Net there are 5 717s due for delivery this month to bring the total in service to 70.

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by bigbird
Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124s In ATL?
Replies: 5
Views: 2225

RE: AN-124s In ATL?

Back when I was working at <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> in the late 1990s and up until the end of 2001 the <acronym title="Ansett Australia">AN</acronym>-124s were hauling cigarettes out of <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal ...

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by bigbird
Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Buying 5 757-200s
Replies: 202
Views: 55330

RE: Delta Buying 5 757-200s

DL will have 66 717s in the fleet by the end of April. The delivery rate is 3 per month from WN and might possibly be increased to 4 per month. I do not know when the 3 Blue 1 birds are to be delivered.

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by bigbird
Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N280WN/ Missouri One - APR 15
Replies: 50
Views: 7237

RE: N280WN/ Missouri One - APR 15

Will we ever see a " Georgia One "?

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by bigbird
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 29759

RE: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2

To answer how many 757-232s were built it is 116.

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by bigbird
Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 29759

RE: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2

Are the Shanghai 757s already ER versions or is DL planning on converting them to such?

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by bigbird
Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 29759

RE: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2

So how many of the Shanghai birds are DL actually getting?

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by bigbird
Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 29759

RE: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2

Just for the record. DL is only getting 3 of the Blue ! 717s? Correct. Also where did the rumor about the Shanghai 757s come from? I honestly do not think that it will come to be.

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by bigbird
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 10977

RE: 737MAX Status?

My comment was that they are currently rolling out L/N/ 5360 or so. It did not have anything to do with the MAX. L/N 5348 made its first flight on Friday.

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by bigbird
Sun Mar 22, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 10977

RE: 737MAX Status?

Actually the current production number is around L/N 5360 give or take.

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by bigbird
Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 29759

RE: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - Part 2

Even though N659DL is winglet equipped and in the Skyteam color scheme is it still going to be withdrawn in line with the rest of the fleet withdrawals?

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by bigbird
Mon Mar 02, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hangar Queens
Replies: 70
Views: 20596

RE: Hangar Queens

When I worked for DL years ago and we were still operating L-1011s N712DA was the Queen of the hangar.

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by bigbird
Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 757 Winglet Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2371

DL 757 Winglet Question

I know with the deliveries of the 737-900er and upcoming A3221 deliveries that <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is phasing out older 757s such as N683DA and older and N535US and older. However they are going to be keeping a lot of the newer airframes for awhile and a lot of them d...

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by bigbird
Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 Expansion In The Midwest
Replies: 65
Views: 12216

RE: DL 717 Expansion In The Midwest

Any word on whether or not they have been able to acquire the left over 717s from Blue 1 that are not going to Volotea?

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by bigbird
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces Plans For Cuba
Replies: 146
Views: 24336

RE: United Announces Plans For Cuba

DL used to fly to HAV before the Castro regime took over. Is this authority still in effect?

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by bigbird
Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1615

RE: 737 MAX Question

Thanks for the Info.

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by bigbird
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1615

737 MAX Question

Since Boeing started the L/N sequence over with the NG will they not start it over again with the MAX?

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by bigbird
Sun Nov 09, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 Fleet: 50th Delivery
Replies: 17
Views: 10556

DL 717 Fleet: 50th Delivery

Just to let everyone know DL will take delivery of 717 number 50 next week.

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by bigbird
Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 747-400 N661US Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3436

DL 747-400 N661US Question

Did DL retire this aircraft on Nov. 1 as expected and has it been ferried to the desert?

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by bigbird
Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran/DL 717 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 6206

RE: Airtran/DL 717 Question

Maybe the equipment for all of the flights that terminate in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> on the 28th will be stored in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William ...

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by bigbird
Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran/DL 717 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 6206

RE: Airtran/DL 717 Question

I guess that they can always park some at the old NW MTC hangar ramp. There is a lot of room at VQQ for them also.

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by bigbird
Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran/DL 717 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 6206

Airtran/DL 717 Question

With the demise of AirTran on DEC. 28th they will still have quite a few of 717s left. Where will they be stored until they are ready for delivery to <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>/? I noticed quite a few behind the AirTran <acronym title="Mount Clemens - Selfridge ANGB (MTC / K...

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by bigbird
Sun Jul 13, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 1296 Strange Approach Into KOA
Replies: 8
Views: 7664

RE: United 1296 Strange Approach Into KOA

I have also flown into KOA a number of times and never had the good fortune to experience this approach. Maybe one day I will get lucky also.

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by bigbird
Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The DL 717 Destination Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 7471

RE: The DL 717 Destination Thread

Before too long it will be really difficult to keep up with all of the cities that they are operated to. The fleet should be close to 35 by now and 40 by around the end of the summer and that is not even half. Has anyone heard any facts about where the Blue 1 717s are going to end up?

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by bigbird
Tue May 27, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 Active Fleet Update
Replies: 50
Views: 14271

DL 717 Active Fleet Update

Thanks. That is what I pretty much thought that it was within a couple of frames.

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by bigbird
Tue May 27, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 Active Fleet Update
Replies: 50
Views: 14271

DL 717 Active Fleet Update

I have not been able to ascertain the current figures for in service DL 717. Can someone please supply the number? Also is the delivery figure still at approximately 3 frames per month?

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by bigbird
Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 #8000
Replies: 81
Views: 15451

RE: 737 #8000

They might even get to 10,000 not counting the 737 MAX production.

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by bigbird
Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Painted A B757 In Retro DL Colors!
Replies: 182
Views: 57104

RE: Delta Painted A B757 In Retro DL Colors!

This is Delta s 85th anniversary year. Maybe it is painted for that. I do not think that they would paint a retro scheme on the bird scheduled for the museum. Of course I could be wrong.

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by bigbird
Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 #8000
Replies: 81
Views: 15451

737 #8000

737 number 8000 is LN 4868 United 737-924ER N68821

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by bigbird
Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Last DC-9 Flight Jan 6, 2014 MSP-ATL
Replies: 313
Views: 53443

RE: Delta Last DC-9 Flight Jan 6, 2014 MSP-ATL

Which DC-9 is now planned for the DL museum? Will it now be 773NC?

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by bigbird
Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Last DC-9 Flight Jan 6, 2014 MSP-ATL
Replies: 313
Views: 53443

Delta Last DC-9 Flight Jan 6, 2014 MSP-ATL

How many 717s are online at this time?

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by bigbird
Sun Dec 01, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 Ship Numbers
Replies: 33
Views: 12087

RE: DL 717 Ship Numbers

How many 717s have been delivered and in service to date?

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by bigbird
Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Launches Low Cost Carrier "Up"
Replies: 25
Views: 10348

RE: El Al Launches Low Cost Carrier "Up"

Reminds me of the old Northeastern "blue cloud" 727-100.

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by bigbird
Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DL MD-90 Quetsion
Replies: 19
Views: 8887

Another DL MD-90 Quetsion

I have read in a recent publication that <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has officially purchased all of the Taiwanese <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90s. A total of 11 airframes. Hence the registrations are in sequence from N966?? through N976?? have been reserved....

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by bigbird
Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N935AT First DL 717 At MIA
Replies: 35
Views: 11702

RE: N935AT First DL 717 At MIA

Since they were supposed to be originally in service on 19/9 will they have 6 or 7 in the fleet by 01/11?

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by bigbird
Fri Sep 27, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N935AT First DL 717 At MIA
Replies: 35
Views: 11702

RE: N935AT First DL 717 At MIA

What is the proposed delivery date now?

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by bigbird
Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 767 Chase Plane Photo
Replies: 22
Views: 21203

RE: FedEx 767 Chase Plane Photo

They do not use the T-33s as photo planes. In the past, among other things they used Clay Lacy s Learjet. Remember you have the different cameras set up for different shots.

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by bigbird
Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When and Where will the DL 739ER fly?
Replies: 9
Views: 5473

RE: When And Where Will The DL 739ER Fly?

I thought that the first delivery was scheduled for the first week of September. I could have sworn that I saw that on the DL Net.

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by bigbird
Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-16 Production Question
Replies: 1
Views: 5299

F-16 Production Question

Notwithstanding any further orders, how much longer is the F-16 expected to stay in production?

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by bigbird
Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here She Is.. Delta's First 717.. (Pic )
Replies: 151
Views: 69226

RE: Here She Is.. Delta's First 717.. (Pic )

When can we expect to see the proper scheme in sunny daylight?

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by bigbird
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-90 Update?
Replies: 9
Views: 6646

RE: DL MD-90 Update?

Do you know what the schedule is for having them in service?

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by bigbird
Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When and Where will the DL 739ER fly?
Replies: 9
Views: 5473

When and Where will the DL 739ER fly?

When is the first scheduled 739ER flight and what will be the city pair?

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by bigbird
Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-90 Update?
Replies: 9
Views: 6646

DL MD-90 Update?

Are all of the MD-90s that have been delivered in service at this time? If not, Can someone provide an update as to which ones remain to be put in service?

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