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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 41239

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019

I'm sorta surprised that these 777LR couldn't find other operators.....I mean even Delta surprised me by not shaking the tree to see what conditions these Eithad birds were in,given how tight they've (DAL) been on widebodies Same here. I was hoping DL would pick them up - but they certainly have a ...

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5OHBsinP9I

Regards,
Loran


Has a nice rumble to it! I love the high pitched whine that is faintly present in the cabin.
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Loran wrote:
The An-148 with its Progress D-436 engine is surely in the top-5:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5OHBsinP9I

Regards,
Loran


Has a nice rumble to it! I love the high pitched whine that is faintly present in the cabin.

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

Sitting in the back of an MD-80 during start is a pretty neat experience; the starter engages and the sound progresses from a low rumble and increases in pitch several octaves until it reaches a steady howl that sounds characteristically low bypass and (IMO) exceptionally more interesting then most...

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

bohica wrote:
L-1011. When those RB-211's start, you feel it.


I wish I got a chance to fly on one, but that will never happen. I heard those engines are intense though!

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

ExpatVet wrote:
https://youtu.be/CiXxCgjyKeI

Canberra :)


Looks pretty cool! Never seen cartridge start engines on a plane before!

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

https://youtu.be/P_USqwNZvoI?t=98

(It actually happens at around the 2:12 mark, but I started at the beginning of the spoolup.)


Beautiful sound!
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spacecadet wrote:
Nothing beats the ghostly "whoosh" of the DC-8: https://youtu.be/P_USqwNZvoI?t=98

(It actually happens at around the 2:12 mark, but I started at the beginning of the spoolup.)


Beautiful sound!

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

The most intense one that I’ve experienced is indeed the 777’s GE90. However I also quite like the GE equipped 787s. GE seems to be good on that :D While it’s not intense, it just has this deep sound which I like. It’s not so much on the RR equipped ones IMO. Deep sound as in this? Because it sure ...

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by Narfish641
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 24869

Re: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft

Congratulations to Delta and Airbus! I really want to get the opportunity to give the A220 a try!

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by Narfish641
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 103
Views: 27184

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

I thought it’d be interesting for me to make a list of all the 767-300ERs American Airlines has owned and see there status as of this year for anyone who was curious since I don’t see why not. If there are any mistakes, feel free to correct me. So far, American Airlines has owned at least 67 767-300...

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 394
Views: 98540

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

First retirement of 2019 for American's 767-300ER (N389AA). Flown to TUL yesterday afternoon for it's transition to become a freighter.

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

CarbonFibre wrote:
What about the CSeries? Or is the howl just during taxi?


I haven't heard the A220 start up on the inside yet, but its real interesting how the PW1500G starts up.

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 5088

Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

Greetings everyone! I would like to hear your opinion on the loudest, most intense engine start ups on any aircraft you flown. I only have flown on the Boeing 737-700 and -800 variants on Southwest in person and it gets pretty loud when those CFM56-7Bs come to life. But in my personal opinion, the 7...

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by Narfish641
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 14561

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm seeing that Qatar has reverted back to their 777-300ER. Any reasons? Will the A350-900XWB come back?

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by Narfish641
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 189331

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Seems like they pushed back the retirement date for N381AN (767-300ER). Per Flightradar 24, I see N381AN having 3 flights tomorrow on MIA-ORD, ORD-MIA, and MIA-SJU. As for N389AA, another 763ER retiring with 381, has a flight today to TUL from MIA at 5:30 PM and doesn't show anything afterwards.

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by Narfish641
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 14561

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

A few more things to expect for this year per KATL Wikipedia page (Yes I know...):

1. Southwest ending ATL-DTW and ATL-MSP services on June 7th, 2019.
2. Delta beginning ATL-BUR service on July 8th, 2019. Delta is also beginning ATL-ONT on April 22nd, 2019.

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by Narfish641
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 17946

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

Hey guys, I have created another thread for the start of 2019 since it hasn't been noticed yet. I know the mods will notice this since it will be exposed to the Civil Aviation Forum. Here is the link to the thread: (https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1412023&p=20971761#p2097...

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by Narfish641
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 14561

Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2019

I thought I might as well create this years thread since it hasn't been done yet. Here is what we are expecting so far this year: 1. WestJet adding YYC-ATL route. 2. Air France bringing over the A380-800. 3. Virgin Atlantic keeping the 747-400 on the MAN-ATL route for the remainder of the year. 4. V...

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by Narfish641
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Oldest 757 pax jet still operating?
Replies: 18
Views: 7366

Re: Oldest 757 pax jet still operating?

Man, I have to ride a 757 soon! I heard so many great things about that aircraft and I know United and Delta will keep theirs for a bit longer as American gets ready to retire theirs. And lucky for me, Delta has a heck load of routes using the 757-200/300 from KATL.

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by Narfish641
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 307
Views: 55494

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

Hey guys, does anyone know or has any sources when Delta will begin retiring more of there 767-300ERs next year? So far there were two airframes that were retired this year, with the two Non-ER airframes going around April.

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by Narfish641
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787-9 for WestJet rolls out of paintshop
Replies: 54
Views: 13651

Re: First 787-9 for WestJet rolls out of paintshop

I will admit that looks pretty stunning. Can't wait to see it fly soon.

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by Narfish641
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Split-Scimitar Retrofits?
Replies: 8
Views: 2226

Re: Southwest Airlines Split-Scimitar Retrofits?

I seen quite a few 737-700s with split scimitars whenever I'm spotting outside my house. Not sure how many have them now. The last time I seen a -700 with them equipped was way back in May of this year.

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by Narfish641
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Reveals A330-200 Cabin Refresh
Replies: 19
Views: 5829

Virgin Atlantic Reveals A330-200 Cabin Refresh

Greetings everyone! It's seems like no one has posted this news so I'll get straight to the point, Virgin Atlantic has finally revealed the first look at the Ex. Air Berlin A330-200s refreshed cabin, and I have to say that they have really outdone themselves! I love the vibrant colors presented in t...

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by Narfish641
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?
Replies: 95
Views: 36251

Re: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?

A 767-300ER headed to CDG from SLC on 11/17/18 had a birdstrike and returned. Are you thinking of that one or was there a separate incident on 11/18/18 with a non-ER 763? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL248/history/20181118/0009Z/KSLC/LFPG I think it might of been that one and misread someth...

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by Narfish641
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why DL use everything from 737 to A330 for ATL TO JFK.
Replies: 30
Views: 6033

Re: Why DL use everything from 737 to A330 for ATL TO JFK.

Had anyone experienced a repositioning flight before on the widebodies? Do they usually sell the tickets cheaper whenever they are repositioning the aircraft to another hub?

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by Narfish641
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yet another new special livery by JetBlue
Replies: 16
Views: 3060

Re: Yet another new special livery by JetBlue

It's very aesthetic and brings out the culture of jetBlue in my opinion. I like it.

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by Narfish641
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest B733 currently in service to be donated to a museum
Replies: 15
Views: 5390

Re: Oldest B733 currently in service to be donated to a museum

Now that is awesome! That 737-300 has a lot of stories to tell, but that thing is 32 years old!!

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by Narfish641
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion
Replies: 71
Views: 16935

Re: Fly Jamaica 757 RWY excursion

Glad everyone is ok and no serious injuries. Looking at the images it looks scary!!

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by Narfish641
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ
Replies: 111
Views: 18975

Re: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ

Saw this morning, pretty scary incident. Glad the 4 crew members are ok! Not too sure the aircraft will see another day though.

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by Narfish641
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 134721

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

jagraham wrote:
Airfleets shows DL at 884 aircraft. Won't be too long before DL mainline passes 900 . .


Closing in on American Airlines! So close!!

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by Narfish641
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 17946

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

Pretty sure WestJet keeps the 736 most on operations in Canada. No, the B736s get used through out most of the routes including to the US. There’s a chance the B736 could be subbed in, for now it’s planned with B73W. You’ll see the 736 in at some point, depending upon loads/operational needs for a ...

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 17946

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1407333

Makes sense given their strong partnership with Delta.


Does that mean we MIGHT finally see the 737-600 here? (That is if it has the range)
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FA9295 wrote:
As is being discussed in another thread; WestJet is adding YYC-ATL: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1407333

Makes sense given their strong partnership with Delta.


Does that mean we MIGHT finally see the 737-600 here? (That is if it has the range)

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by Narfish641
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 144
Views: 17946

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

Good afternoon everyone! A few updates. 1. I noticed that Lufthansa brought their A346 around late September and continued through late October. As of today, they have resumed using the A333. 2. Virgin Atlantic has brought their A346 back for the remainder of this year and next year. Also the Virgin...

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by Narfish641
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 616050

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

YYJTurk wrote:
RetroRoo wrote:
A little baffled at some people above who seem to be sadder about a 737Max8 being destroyed than the people who were inside it...


That's exactly what I was thinking... So sad indeed.


Thinking the same way. RIP to everyone on board. This is truly sad news here.....

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by Narfish641
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100
Replies: 82
Views: 19974

Re: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100

Awesome! Congrats to them! Hopefully I can get a chance and tryout their product on the A220! I hope they do expand to Atlanta because it will be easier for me lol!

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by Narfish641
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 136171

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Oops, you are right. I was thinking about the 737s as I was typing. Was I the only one that thought leleko747 would pop up and correct him? Lol jokes aside, as much as I love these new Dreamliners which I hope to fly soon, the seating arrangement isn't gonna be as best as the 767. Not mentioning th...

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by Narfish641
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 136171

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

No such thing as a 787-800/900. Only 787-8/9. Oops, you are right. I was thinking about the 737s as I was typing. Was I the only one that thought leleko747 would pop up and correct him? Lol jokes aside, as much as I love these new Dreamliners which I hope to fly soon, the seating arrangement isn't ...

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by Narfish641
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 309
Views: 64878

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

Roughly what percentage of the fleet has the new livery? 60.94% https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1NAFPJsp7t2aBbKXiHxPKWGM2G0eILw4ploU9pWVSgt0/edit#gid=0 They are starting to get there, half way to go! Gonna miss the classic Blue Canyon Livery, and I hope they can do something about the Desert...

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by Narfish641
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds ATL-ONT
Replies: 40
Views: 5065

Re: Delta adds ATL-ONT

Why a 739 vs a 738 on this route? If low yields were an issue here when they ran it with a 757, I'm not sure why they'd start out with more capacity. Is this a part of the "beat WN by upgauging/lowering CASM" strategy they've been using with Wall Street? Does DL use 738s on transcons anym...

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight
Replies: 39
Views: 7389

Re: Last Azores Airlines A310 flight happening right now

Current A310 in civilian use, passengers only: MSN Aircraft Type Reg Airline 447 Airbus A310-304 C-GTSY Air Transat 483 Airbus A310-304 C-GTSW Air Transat 488 Airbus A310-304 EP-MHO Mahan Airlines 496 Airbus A310-304 YA-CAQ Ariana Afghan Airlines 497 Airbus A310-304 YA-CAV Ariana Afghan Airlines 52...

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?
Replies: 95
Views: 36251

Re: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?

Edit: Majority of those frames seemed to be scrapped already. I recently went on Google Earth to look over SBD since that's were they sent their 767s and I do not know if it's been updated or not but the only frames I saw were a few widebody freighters and a few props. If any mods past this, can you...

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?
Replies: 95
Views: 36251

Re: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?

Couldn’t they return to service the few they had retired N143DL N144DL for a 767 20k cycles 60k hours is not that old. They were 1998 builds. Makes me scratch my head just like when they scrapped N677DL the 757 was a low time AC Majority of them have been torn apart already, I looked on Google Eart...

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by Narfish641
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways signs agreement to purchase 8 A330-800neo's
Replies: 82
Views: 15448

Re: Kuwait Airways signs agreement to purchase 8 A330-800neo's

Congrats to them. Glad they finally have some orders for the -800neo.

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by Narfish641
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1495
Views: 135065

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I would find it odd if Delta sent their 767-300/ER down there. I know back then the airport could handle a 747 once! Too bad those days are gone...

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by Narfish641
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery
Replies: 75
Views: 17312

Re: First plane painted in Sun Country’s new livery

It's odd, but not horrible. It actually looks pretty good.

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by Narfish641
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 7123

Re: Hurricane Micheal

I'm a bit skeptical. The storms path looks pretty shady, almost as it looks like it's turning north... Let's see what will happen. Also wishing and hoping the best for the panhandle of Flordia, it doesn't look too good down there unfortunately.

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 53
Views: 20513

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

They should put one in a museum, not to get off topic, but is that the Mahan Air 747-300 in those photos? That is a Mahan Air 747-300. I believe it's EP-MNE. Their last 747-300 and the world's last active passenger 747-classic (EP-MND) is probably at Bandar Abbas (BND) where it's was flown to on Se...

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by Narfish641
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 167371

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

jbpdx wrote:
ATL-PDX-ATL 763 begins 1 Oct. through March 2019.


Just noticed the change when I went on Wikipedia a few days ago, I'm glad they are keeping them for a bit and sneezing every last bit out of them before it's to the desert for them.

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?
Replies: 95
Views: 36251

Re: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?

Looks like Delta will be hanging on to the pair for a bit. The retirement date has changed to early 2019. Glad they will be getting every last bit of these frames!

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by Narfish641
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?
Replies: 95
Views: 36251

Re: Delta 767-300 Last Flight Date?

DLHAM wrote:
Hi, one question about the non ER 767-300s: have they ever been to Europe? The ERs started arriving in 1990, have there ever been non ER flights to Europe in the early 90s or later, maybe unscheduled?


Sorry for the late response. As far as I know they have been to Zurich.

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by Narfish641
Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 223
Views: 20327

Re: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747

I remember when I was in around 4th or 5th grade at the time while I was outside on the playground everyone stopped and looked up as a big and beautiful Delta 747-400 that flew over my elementary school. Everyone just stopped in shock and awe because it was huge and the fact that it had 4 engines, a...

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