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by justplanesmart
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 909
Views: 210111

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread

The breakdown on what's left to paint: 737-700: 1 (Timbers Plane) 737-800: 9 737-900: 1 (Spirit of Disneyland 2) 737-900ER: 18 Q400: 9 (All college planes, word is they are going to get a facelift, most likely Chester will be put on the tail but they will retain the college branding) Don’t forget S...

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by justplanesmart
Thu Oct 08, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020
Replies: 946
Views: 84771

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2020

"Sparklets"? Did not know these were an option for Airbus (or any manufacturer, for that matter). Presume you meant sharklets.

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by justplanesmart
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 909
Views: 210111

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread

How many a/c does AS have left to repaint? Prior to activity this month, the carrier had 1 737-700, 9 737-800, and 32 737-900 aircraft remaining for repaint. the -700 (N607AS), two of the -800 (N559AS & N560AS), and the one non-ER -900 (N318AS) on the list are in special colors: 2635144,2808954...

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by justplanesmart
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watching PanAm B707 landing
Replies: 13
Views: 3496

Re: Watching PanAm B707 landing

I just noticed, the clip that ends with the close-up of N404PA uses 2 different planes. The plane landing has exhaust silencers. From what I've been able to find, 404 was built as a B model, no silencers. Quoting from the IMDb for the Dimension 5 movie regarding continuity goofs: "The N number...

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by justplanesmart
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Indian Airlines" A321 at Prestwick
Replies: 18
Views: 5380

Re: "Indian Airlines" A321 at Prestwick

bennett123 wrote:
Picture 8 includes the tail of a FR B737.

Oops.


That can be edited out.

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by justplanesmart
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 501
Views: 43915

Re: TAP A321NEO retro livery

Antarius wrote:
Clydenairways wrote:
Antarius wrote:
Am I the only one that thinks it looks like Air India?

Looks like TAP to me.


I meant it reminds me of the old AI livery. It definitely is TAP.

I personally prefer the current livery. This is pretty forgettable.


Perhaps this livery?

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by justplanesmart
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 747F were built without a SCD?
Replies: 48
Views: 12392

Re: How many 747F were built without a SCD?

L/N 242, the first 747-200F built with a side cargo door, was registered N701SW on delivery.

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by justplanesmart
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAI Launches 777-300ER converted freighters with GECAS
Replies: 325
Views: 63829

Re: IAI Launches 777-300ER converted freighters with GECAS

N557CC on a flight to SBD, just at FL280 all the way, what is going on? Conversation postponed? https://www.flightradar24.com/N557CC/2522e3d8 EDIT: will not rule out this might be a FR24 glitch, because this is weird. Same flight shows up on flightaware: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N557CC

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by justplanesmart
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boarding from the Starboard Side
Replies: 26
Views: 5001

Re: Boarding from the Starboard Side

On a related note, in aircraft with catering in the belly, is there a catering access door, or does everything go on and off through the passenger deck? The TriStar had a catering door between the forward cargo door and the wing. 2549058,86291 The catering door can be seen in the first Eastern phot...

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by justplanesmart
Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines fleet status: Repaint and cabin updates
Replies: 33
Views: 5933

Re: Spirit Airlines fleet status: Repaint and cabin updates

KLMatSJC wrote:
How many are still left in the blue tail?


Last I knew, 14 A320ceo aircraft, registrations N627NK through N640NK; I do not believe any repaints have occurred during the pandemic.

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by justplanesmart
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1638
Views: 205370

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

wjcandee wrote:
The other two "CK"s are BDSFs but I don't remember whether they were done at TLV or MEX.


N760CK and N761CK were both converted at TLV.

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by justplanesmart
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 402
Views: 58252

Re: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

grh wrote:
Because it will be re-registered as D-AINZ after testing.


My earlier comment was related to the Twitter user listing it as "D-AINY"

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by justplanesmart
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian and SWISS in Seattle
Replies: 16
Views: 4658

Re: Austrian and SWISS in Seattle

I remember a day back in the early '80's when I saw a DC-10 in Swissair livery depart from SEA. Obviously, this was pre-Internet, so I never figured out what the story was for this plane.

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by justplanesmart
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 402
Views: 58252

Re: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Lufthansa A320neo D-AINZ MSN 9442, first test flight XFW-XFW (26 Jun) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50047928041_795d1297ac_5k.jpg A320-271N, Lufthansa, D-AUAA, D-AINY (MSN 9442) by Mathias Düber - Aviation Photography and more... , on Flickr Aircraft shows "NZ" on the nose gear door

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by justplanesmart
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines getting a 777
Replies: 96
Views: 28191

Re: Eastern Airlines getting a 777

Polot wrote:
That is EA’s new livery (one of the 767s is also painted that way).


Do you happen to know which airframe that is?

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by justplanesmart
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery AEP to be closed Aug. 1st for 4 months
Replies: 9
Views: 2743

Re: Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery AEP to be closed Aug. 1st for 4 months

Could it also be delayed until August due to winter just beginning there?

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by justplanesmart
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SF Airlines question
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: SF Airlines question

One 757 is registered B-2866. The others, I have no idea. Does anyone else know what these planes are? 757 aircraft due: B-2866 is 34009/1048, originally with Xiamen Air. The other three, all previously with TUI Airways (UK), are 29943/871, 33100/1029, and 33101/1041. 767 aircraft due: 26329/641, a...

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by justplanesmart
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread
Replies: 1057
Views: 150576

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n234ax


Routed through SEA today, but I did not get to see it.
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VCVSpotter wrote:
Omni Air 767-200ER N234AX was PAINTED at VCV, unknown what scheme it was painted in. If anyone knows please comment. It departed for AFW a few minutes ago.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n234ax


Routed through SEA today, but I did not get to see it.

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by justplanesmart
Mon May 25, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1638
Views: 205370

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... rtxt=431AZ

Besides, 441 is not prime. :shakehead:
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wjcandee wrote:
N441AZ, which was JA8362 (ANA Cargo BCF);


The registration for this aircraft is N431AZ, per FAA website: https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquir ... rtxt=431AZ

Besides, 441 is not prime. :shakehead:

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by justplanesmart
Sat May 09, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?
Replies: 7
Views: 3169

Re: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?

According to a timetable from 1978 (http://www.departedflights.com/CP102978intro.html), the 727-200 aircraft were used twice daily between Vancouver and Los Angeles, red-eye flights Toronto-Winnipeg-Calgary-Vancouver and return weekdays, and Toronto-Mexico flights on weekends. I lived, attended scho...

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by justplanesmart
Sat May 09, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet Discussion and News thread
Replies: 404
Views: 87096

Re: Interjet Now Cannibalizing Its Airbus Fleet according to Bloomberg

rojo wrote:
Does anyone know what's left from 4O's Airbus fleet?


Based on info from multiple sites, none are active at present. 7 A320 and 1 A321 are still listed in the fleet as stored, split between Toluca and Mexico City, except for XA-ACO, which has been in Sal Salvador for almost four months.

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by justplanesmart
Wed May 06, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1640
Views: 209769

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Not too sure if this has been asked before or not. But is there a market for the 757s to be converted to freighter operations? I know that the 767s definitely will be converted since majority of Americans 767s are with airlines like Prime Air. As for the 757s, I know FedEx, DHL, and UPS have quite ...

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by justplanesmart
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1441
Views: 131635

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Additional 737-700 aircraft with split-scimitars:

N265WN
N555LV
N556WN
N904WN
N906WN
N7752B
N7886A

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by justplanesmart
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1441
Views: 131635

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

I was able to visually confirm split scimitars on N8619F today, so that leaves the six 737-800 frames I mentioned in my post yesterday still lacking them. Here is what I have for the 737-700 fleet fitted with splits: N223WN, N232WN, N251WN - N256WN, N258WN, N260WN, N262WN, N264LV - N269WN. N272WN - ...

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by justplanesmart
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1441
Views: 131635

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Is anyone keeping tabs on the status of split-scimitar installation to Southwest's fleet? I know that most of the 737-800 aircraft now have them, with at most 7 frames still to go. N8619F probably has them; I just have not had visual confirmation of that fact either in person or via photograph. That...

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by justplanesmart
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 669
Views: 123148

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Given the posts in the TCX bankruptcy thread, I have a suspicion the intel is correct and this is a non-starter. Most of the TCX fleet and particularly the 321’s are already spoken for , the ones going to Transat for the winter are destined to go to Jet 2 in the Uk after that, I’ve only seen a coup...

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by justplanesmart
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines repaint progress discussion thread
Replies: 64
Views: 11734

Re: Spirit Airlines repaint progress discussion thread

Nine of the A319 aircraft are still in the pre-2007 livery: N517NK, N522NK-N524NK, N527NK-N529NK, N531NK, N532NK. Interestingly. all the A319 aircraft that had been in the 2007 colors have already been repainted into the current livery. AS of mid-November, all these remaining A319 aircraft have bee...

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by justplanesmart
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 309
Views: 65540

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

Here are my contributions- 737-700 Fleet numbers 200-299 N202WN currently at Spokane (as noted above) Also noted as repainted (either via photograph or actual sighting): N208WN N211WN N212WN Likely repainted, but not confirmed: N204WN at Victorville mid October N219WN at Spokane late October to earl...

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by justplanesmart
Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When did UA restart SEA-LHR? (90s-2000s)
Replies: 14
Views: 3746

Re: When did UA restart SEA-LHR? (90s-2000s)

Some facts about United's TPAC network out of Seattle and its successors... UA875/876 DEN-SEA-NRT: United eventually got back SEA-NRT rights. The restarted route now had a tag-on to Denver. Began 10/5/98 using 747-400s for a few months, then switched to the 772...But the JV with ANA in 2011 sounded...

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by justplanesmart
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAX-style winglets on 737NGs?
Replies: 29
Views: 6431

Re: MAX-style winglets on 737NGs?

I've seen those winglets on a Transavia 737-700 (or -800, do not remember very well) in PSA sone 5 months ago. HV installed their first split scimitars on PH-HSK in February, and plans to have 5 737-800's equipped with the splits by the end of the year. Europe as a whole has been steadily increasin...

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by justplanesmart
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Classic B Variants
Replies: 41
Views: 5622

Re: 747 Classic B Variants

747B was a designation first used in the late-1960s to market increase gross weight versions of the 747. There were to be passenger 747Bs, Convertible freighters, and pure freighter 747Bs. No airplane ever flew designated as a 747B.. Au contraire, mon frere. The first 747-200B aircraft, line number...

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by justplanesmart
Sun May 12, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines repaint progress discussion thread
Replies: 64
Views: 11734

Re: Spirit Airlines repaint progress discussion thread

Hey I thought I'd bump this thread... does anyone know how many A319s are left flying around in the digital or "pixel" livery? There can't be that many left flying around. I caught N531NK this past Saturday and it's still flying around in old colors. Nine of the A319 aircraft are still in...

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by justplanesmart
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE
Replies: 32
Views: 4671

Re: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE

The aircraft at the end of the row of Cessnas is a Britten-Norman Islander.

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by justplanesmart
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 394
Views: 99146

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

747classic wrote:
According the latest Boeing Orders& Deliveries page four (4) 767-300F aircraft are ordered by an unidentified customer at Feb 22th 2019.

Any thoughts about the customer ?


SF Airlines?

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by justplanesmart
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983
Replies: 19
Views: 4369

Re: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983

In the summer of 1983, shortly after I graduated high school, my family took a trip to Texas. We were in the Houston area for about a week, and then were heading back to the Metroplex on a Wednesday. The SAA flight came in on Thursday. I stayed overnight at IAH to see the 747SP arrive, then bought a...

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by justplanesmart
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 177340

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Saw N916DU & N918DU today and can confirm both aircraft have split-scimitars. N917DU came in late Friday night, so I was not able to see its status regarding scimitars.

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by justplanesmart
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did the 777 become a twin jet instead of a trijet?
Replies: 18
Views: 4552

Re: Why did the 777 become a twin jet instead of a trijet?

The airplane that became the 767 began as a Boeing project designated the 7X7. At that time (mid 1970's), three or more engines were needed for intercontinental service. The domestic model was a twin with engines around 40k pounds of thrust. The intercontinental variant would have been a trijet with...

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by justplanesmart
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 177340

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

My apologies for the errors in my previous post; I was barely awake at the time..Yes, I meant N910DU. N914DU does have split-scimitars. The photos that I refer to are on other sites, and I recall in the past that this website takes a less-than-stellar view of posting photos from other sites. I just ...

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by justplanesmart
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 177340

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Of the recent 737-900ER deliveries, N901DN through N906DN do not show split-scimitars, but here is N908DN: 5351785 Other photos online show N907DN, N909DN, N910DN, N911DQ, N913DU and N914DU having also received the modification during induction. I do not yet find any evidence for N912DU, N914DU, N91...

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by justplanesmart
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Wasn't the Boeing 727 The Boeing 717?
Replies: 33
Views: 9833

Re: Why Wasn't the Boeing 727 The Boeing 717?

NW wanted Pratt engines but the plane was designed for GE CF-6 engines. Douglas installed Pratts and it became the -40. Legend has it GE official asked what Nyrop had against GE. Nyrop supposedly said, “nothing every time I buy a light bulb, it’s a GE bulb” GF The P&W DC-10 was originally the s...

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by justplanesmart
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40689

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

717atOGG wrote:
I went to SEA today for a simulation test of the first phase of the North Satellite expansion


I was signed up for that also, but I had to work and so was unable to participate. :crying:

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by justplanesmart
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 669
Views: 123148

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Jetblue’s 10th restyled A320 has returned to service. Tail 529JB was the lucky 10th one coming back on January 3rd. By Q2 B6 expects to be reconfiguring about 5 planes per month! About 5 320s are expexted to get the phase 1 (321 interior) done before the phase 2 starts with brand new WiFi, seats an...

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by justplanesmart
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Split-Scimitar Retrofits?
Replies: 8
Views: 2250

Re: Southwest Airlines Split-Scimitar Retrofits?

Additional 737-700 aircraft with split scimitars: N232WN N253WN N267WN N273WN N285WN N287WN N291WN N7732A N7733B N7737E N7746C N7862A N7868K N7869A However, I have yet to find evidence of N958WN, N7865A, or N7866A receiving the mod. On the 737-800 list, N8639B has split scimitars, but I do not belie...

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by justplanesmart
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737 Winglet Retrofit
Replies: 28
Views: 8609

Re: Delta 737 Winglet Retrofit

"UA retrofitted their entire fleet, WN retrofitted all of their 800s and a number of 700s, AS retrofitted most of their fleet" Southwest has not yet retrofitted all of their 737-800 fleet with split-scimitars, but is in the process of doing so. All of the 737-800 and 737-900 aircraft in Al...

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by justplanesmart
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 309
Views: 65540

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

Through photos I have confirmed the following aircraft have been repainted in the last few weeks: N441WN N447WN N448WN N452WN N455WN N458WN N459WN N464WN N465WN N466WN N467WN N475WN N477WN N481WN N489WN N553WN N555LV N556WN N947WN N956WN N958WN In addition, the following have been out of service at ...

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by justplanesmart
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Sharklet Status Update?
Replies: 19
Views: 5900

Re: JetBlue Sharklet Status Update?

lightsaber wrote:
I'm necrothreading because I have the same question.
How many JetBlue A320s have Sharklets?


Any online spreadsheet?

Lightsaber


I know of a dozen that have Sharklets:

N708JB
N709JB
N715JB
N804JB
N805JB
N806JB
N807JB
N809JB
N821JB
N827JB
N828JB
N834JB

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by justplanesmart
Sun May 20, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest may take 500 MAX 7
Replies: 83
Views: 24645

Re: Southwest may take 500 MAX 7

Southwest looks at all aircraft, including the Bombardier CSeries—but he has no interest in anything but the 737 “as long as I am CEO.” That sentence is not logically consistent. Why bother looking at other aircraft when you have already decided you won't buy them. Not necessarily. "Southwest&...

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by justplanesmart
Sat May 19, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 281
Views: 77353

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/PSBoeingTstFlts/sta ... 8975044608


According to my records, this aircraft is the 777th 777-300ER delivered.
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qf789 wrote:


According to my records, this aircraft is the 777th 777-300ER delivered.

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by justplanesmart
Wed May 02, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 309
Views: 65540

Re: WN livery repaints

Runway28L wrote:
N959WN has new paint and also had split scimitars installed.


It has had scimitars for a while.

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by justplanesmart
Wed May 02, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N772SW on way to WA
Replies: 58
Views: 8839

Re: N772SW on way to WA

No "Pending Number Change" shown at this time on the FAA registry for this aircraft.

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