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by MO11
Sun Feb 13, 2022 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mammoth freighters launches new 777 P-F programs.
Replies: 140
Views: 28478

Re: Mammoth freighters launches new 777 P-F programs.

Jetran bought it last week. But the N number is N790MF, so that should be an indicator.

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by MO11
Sat Feb 12, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

LAXintl wrote:
On the Mesa earnings call mentioned its 3rd 737-400F freighter due for delivery this month.


On the 2nd quarter earnings call, it was "July". On the 3rd quarter earning call it was "fourth quarter". We'll see.

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by MO11
Fri Feb 11, 2022 3:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit Airlines first A320?
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

Re: Spirit Airlines first A320?

I was hoping someone could help me.... I am looking through a 2005 Official Airline Guide and so far I have come cross ONE single roundtrip flight between Fort Lauderdale and New York supposedly operated by an Airbus A320. These are the ONLY two Spirit A320 flights I have come across. The first pho...

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by MO11
Fri Feb 11, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mammoth freighters launches new 777 P-F programs.
Replies: 140
Views: 28478

Re: Mammoth freighters launches new 777 P-F programs.

777Mech wrote:
Cardude2 wrote:
oh and the 8 delta birds that mammoth is converting that are not sold yet


I've got a funny feeling these birds are going to end up running for Amazon. I think Mammoth is sort a shell company that ultimately Amazon is funding to do these conversions.



Top of the thread - funded by Fortress.

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by MO11
Mon Feb 07, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

I posted the on the DHL thread, but it got pushed down very quickly. Any info on who is going to take over operation of the Kalitta 767s?

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by MO11
Sat Feb 05, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 151
Views: 30932

Re: Amazon Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2022

You can go look at FAA information, but that doesn't let you know what tail is assigned to which aircraft, you could perhaps back tail number out by the Boeing airline code, but that's going to be error prone. (Oh, and a random aside the FAA certificate information for American Airlines has MD-83s ...

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by MO11
Sat Feb 05, 2022 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 366
Views: 54494

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

plnguye1 wrote:
Fingers crossed that we get a non-stop Asia flight this year or next with all the tech companies moving here.



Pretty sure the SR30 freeway will be completed before we see any service to Asia.

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by MO11
Fri Feb 04, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 440
Views: 56467

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

Which FedEx Feeder will be operating these? We don't know yet. FX owns nearly all the feeder planes, so they will decide where they need it and then tell that area's operator to do what they need to do. So the FedEx Feeder's don't bid on this flying? At least this doesn't result in a race-to-the-bo...

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by MO11
Fri Feb 04, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Skywest seeks to reduce/drop EAS markets
Replies: 372
Views: 32748

Re: Skywest reducing frequency in 18 EAS markets

The two big questions will be: does the DOT allow them to back out of all this flying, and if so, who steps in to cover? I would have thought OO simply wouldn’t rebid in many of these markets, but they have been awarded EAS renewals even in the past couple of months (TBN, BTM as two examples). Theo...

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by MO11
Fri Jan 28, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 366
Views: 54494

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Does anybody know the history of Lufthansa’s flight school in the Phoenix area? Why Arizona? How long has it been around? And are the students all German? This may provide more insight: https://thepointsguy.com/news/lufthansa-pilot-training-phoenix/ Up until a year ago, it owned a private airfield ...

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by MO11
Fri Jan 28, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 39
Views: 9033

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2022

I haven't seen this discussed, but it's no secret: who is going to take over the operation of the Connie 767s? Nine airplanes is going to be a big pill to swallow.

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It's bid for a PC-12 or King Air.
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maps4ltd wrote:
Jshank83 wrote:
Chicago and Atlanta was the choice. Most expensive one. We will see if it goes thru

https://wnws.com/mckellar-sipes-regiona ... s-express/


ORD-MKL?! 450 miles is a long time on a C208.



It's bid for a PC-12 or King Air.

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by MO11
Wed Jan 26, 2022 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Using the same IATA code
Replies: 30
Views: 4105

Re: Using the same IATA code

So from my understanding, each separate Air Operating Certificate (AOC) will have both its own IATA and ICAO code. So a ticket on EasyJet Switzerland will have a DS airline code, and EasyJet UK will have a U2 code. However, multiple airlines' IATA codes can be used on any given flight, mostly for t...

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by MO11
Sun Jan 23, 2022 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

The one and only National A330 delivered (6) MD530Fs to the Lebanese Air Force late last year. Pretty cool work for the small group of guys in the Bus. Pretty sure the fellas on the Queen love running into the Ukraine and going forward on behalf of my Uncle. Hopefully we don't need to operate any t...

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by MO11
Sat Jan 22, 2022 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 257
Views: 45771

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2022

Did B6 bring back BDL-SFO/LAX yet? Does anyone have an update on those (if they will ever return) Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk These never went away. Most of their routes out of BDL have performed up to or better than expectations. Well, they did for May 2020 until December holidays 2020, the...

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by MO11
Thu Jan 20, 2022 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 257
Views: 45771

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2022

SCHATC422 wrote:
F9 dropped plans to start the previously announced BDL-DFW route to start in April this year. Anyone know why? Surprising considering F9's success at BDL so far.


I'm wondering how dropping every route it started, except for MCO, is successful.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Interesting about AAR. I know they lease some 737s to the military (or at least the US gov't). Would be interesting if the gov't were to want its own Combis. But I guess it doesn't have to be the US gov't. Yes, N305 came in September, N302 and N306 last week. I just checked, the last two also went ...

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by MO11
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Rockets N625HR
Replies: 21
Views: 4677

Re: Houston Rockets N625HR

FlyHossD wrote:
Well, if it was delivered to PHX, what operator is based there? Could it be Swift?



It used a Swift callsign.....

"Delivery" was actually January 15, 2019.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 16, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did they change SXM?
Replies: 14
Views: 5729

Re: Did they change SXM?

Possibly the island-wide destruction from Irma in 2017 shelved these plans.

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by MO11
Sat Jan 15, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 366
Views: 54494

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Has the western extension of the SkyTrain opened to the Rental car center yet? When I drove through a few weeks ago, I believe I saw posters up on the columns in the pickup area announcing the change from buses. City is saying "early summer". Getting rid of the buses will be such a reliev...

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by MO11
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Requests Approval to Install Anti-Missile Laser Systems
Replies: 28
Views: 7105

Re: FedEx Asks the FAA to Install Anti-Missile Systems

Newark727 wrote:
Installing systems for a third party perhaps?


:checkmark: Yes.

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by MO11
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 49407

Re: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

According to this Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/PA-Coastal-Airways-Route-Planners-113803932791829/, seems like Alta Airlines Holdings/Jet Midwest/ Eastern Air Lines added another two non-ER B767-346 and from Japan Airlines: 1. N503KW 24 years old 2 x GE CF6 80C2B2 engines, ex-JA8987 2. N...

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by MO11
Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 49407

Re: Eastern Airlines News and Discussion Thread - 2022

debonair wrote:
Where are these two N225NE & N36NE heading to, maybe freighter conversion? Who will take over the ops for the New England Patriots?



There was talk on another thread that Omni may be taking over the operation of these.

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by MO11
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1235
Views: 269059

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

15 in-service, 3 in-possession. Must be N570DZ-N572DZ at the time of the report. First 3 were N574-576DZ. Fourth quarter N570-573DZ, N576DZ, N8936W, N982DJ. You have N576DZ listed in the first sentence under "First 3 were...", and then again in the "Fourth quarter..." Even when ...

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by MO11
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Empire purchases West Air
Replies: 5
Views: 1827

Re: Empire purchases West Air

Watch out, MQ may sell off the Wings West banner to join in. But seriously, is there any relation between WestAir Commuter Airlines (OE) which was also based at FAT and this company, West Air Inc.? The commuter line existed from 1978-1998 and the cargo operator began operations in 1988. It seems ha...

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by MO11
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Cargo Aircraft Management bought the A321 formerly known as G-TCDX yesterday.

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by MO11
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

N176AA has departed ROW, presumably for conversion at XMN. Sold to Yuanxiang No. 1 Aircraft Leasing, probably heading to YTO Cargo. Maybe N183AN is just about done.

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by MO11
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1235
Views: 269059

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

img.PNG https://s2.q4cdn.com/181345880/files/doc_financials/2021/q3/DAL-9.30.2021-10Q.pdf Out of the 26, 9 are former LATAM, 2 are being delivered in 2022, anyone know when the other 15 come in? 15 in-service, 3 in-possession. Must be N570DZ-N572DZ at the time of the report. First 3 were N574-576DZ...

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by MO11
Mon Jan 10, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

And yet, -400s are still being converted. N129AC was converted by KF Aerospace at YHM; Kalitta Charters II picked it up on December 16.

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by MO11
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 530
Views: 72068

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

CanukinUSA wrote:
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The NTIA is an agency within the Executive Branch of the US government apparently run by appointees of the president at the time.


NTIA is Department of Commerce. The Assistant Secretary would be an appointee.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AS3342 returning to san diego
Replies: 9
Views: 1547

Re: AS3342 returning to san diego

Weather diversion. As stated above, sometimes it's better for passengers and the operation to return to the point of origin instead of diverting to another city. KSMF 091706Z 32006KT 1/4SM R17R/2200FT FG OVC002 04/03 A3033 RMK AO2 TWR VIS 1/4 T00390033 $ KSMF 091653Z 31006KT 1/8SM R17R/1400FT FG OV...

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by MO11
Sat Jan 08, 2022 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1235
Views: 269059

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

N990DL and N913DE sold this week to Aero Air, presumably for spares use/engines for the MD-87 tankers.

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by MO11
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 151
Views: 30932

Re: Amazon Fleet News and Discussion Thread - 2022

wjcandee wrote:
stretch8 wrote:
Any word, who'll get N396AN CAM B763 after BDSF conversion at TLV? Getting close to complete. cheers!


Gonna be N322CM, so probably not Amazon, but beyond that I don't know.



CAM has agreed to lease three 767-300s to Star Air beginning this year......

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by MO11
Mon Jan 03, 2022 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1291
Views: 245541

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

The US FedEx feeders took delivery of the first three ATR 72-600s last year (Empire in May, IFL in August and September). I wonder why they haven't entered service yet? I see the Empire aircraft made a test flight last Wednesday; first flight I've seen with Empire.

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by MO11
Sun Jan 02, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 530
Views: 72068

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

An article on the subject from a think tank, likely funded by the telecom industry: https://itif.org/publications/2021/11/09/c-band-spectrum-rollout-5g-and-aviation-altimeters But the interesting takeaway: In these cases, the fault is not with the new operator (assuming that they are staying in thei...

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by MO11
Sat Jan 01, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contour Airlines News and Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 57693

Re: Contour Airlines Routes and Predictions

BangersAndMash wrote:

And any community eligible for the EAS program can choose to contract with a carrier under the AEAS scheme, as long as DOT agrees. Nothing is stopping Contour from making a case for MKL.


Except that MKL will still have to pony up money to upgrade the airport.

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by MO11
Sat Jan 01, 2022 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 366
Views: 54494

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

You missed the memo. It was originally planned for May 21-August 15 (2021). Nothing has been said about resuming it for this summer.

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by MO11
Fri Dec 31, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contour Airlines News and Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 57693

Re: Contour Airlines Routes and Predictions

And, again, Contour cannot bid on EAS contracts. All their contracts started as EAS. As long as DOT agrees (and most of the time they do, except when someone there is having a power trip like for Clovis NM), they become AEAS at a stroke. So not a deal breaker. Yes, they are AEAS, not EAS. An airlin...

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by MO11
Fri Dec 31, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contour Airlines News and Discussion
Replies: 293
Views: 57693

Re: Contour Airlines Routes and Predictions

BangersAndMash wrote:

Oh well, at least they seem to be doing fine with landing EAS contracts. They've been recommended for MSL. Anybody knows if they're going for the MKL re-tender?


MKL would have to upgrade the airport. And, again, Contour cannot bid on EAS contracts.

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by MO11
Thu Dec 30, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Registration / Tail Numbers
Replies: 18
Views: 2392

Re: US Registration / Tail Numbers

Why would AA want a former WN tail number? They can choose just about anything and have it end in AA too, why would they want something ending in SW? I'm guessing the internal tail number is 3SW, and this is the registration number that was both available and that fit with the internal tail number....

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by MO11
Thu Dec 30, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Authority Requests That Boutique “Withdraw” From Jackson, Tn. Due to Poor Service.
Replies: 117
Views: 18325

Re: Airport Authority Requests That Boutique “Withdraw” From Jackson, Tn. Due to Poor Service.

N292UX wrote:
Here comes UA/OO to ORD to save the day...



Nope. The airport is Class IV.

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by MO11
Wed Dec 29, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Registration / Tail Numbers
Replies: 18
Views: 2392

Re: US Registration / Tail Numbers

SXDFC wrote:
Could you hypothetically re-use a registration of a plane that crashed? Say someone wanted to use N93119, would they hypothetically be able to do so?


United has N37506 and N37510 on MAXs. They were on United DC-6s that had heater fires and crashed (Mt. Carmel, Bryce Canyon).

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by MO11
Wed Dec 29, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 60198

Re: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video

JannEejit wrote:
That final few seconds of CVR linked to above was truly horrendous. May this poor fellow's family never hear that.


That isn't CVR....

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by MO11
Tue Dec 28, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 3033
Views: 451246

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Yes, N305 came in September, N302 and N306 last week. I just checked, the last two also went to Government Services. The first one must be in the hangar, then. Cool! I guess it's underway. Thanks!! In August, AAR received a contract to procure and modify one 737NG for the National Nuclear Security ...

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by MO11
Mon Dec 27, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 3033
Views: 451246

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Looks like there are now TWO de-liveried ex-DL 737-700s sitting at the Airborne hangar at TPA. One of them is apparently N305DQ, which arrived TPA on 9/17/21. I think the other is N302DQ, which just arrived on 12/21/21. Presumably, these will be PEMCO 737-700 FlexCombi conversions, perhaps for rumo...

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by MO11
Mon Dec 27, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 1318
Views: 194911

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

Appears N641AZ B763 has left TLV after recent test flights, heading northwest, flight level 380. cheers! Interesting that she desended to FL280 as she passed over the UK, and now seems to be crossing the Atlantic at FL280. Isn't that an unusual altitude for a crossing in a largely-empty 767? No RVS...

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by MO11
Mon Dec 27, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 3033
Views: 451246

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Looks like there are now TWO de-liveried ex-DL 737-700s sitting at the Airborne hangar at TPA. One of them is apparently N305DQ, which arrived TPA on 9/17/21. I think the other is N302DQ, which just arrived on 12/21/21. Presumably, these will be PEMCO 737-700 FlexCombi conversions, perhaps for rumo...

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by MO11
Sun Dec 26, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EAS at Jonesboro, AR remains with Air Choice One
Replies: 7
Views: 1906

Re: EAS at Jonesboro, AR remains with Air Choice One

Although I've been impressed with my past flights on Air Choice One, I'm a little surprised they kept the contract, because more and more cities' EAS contracts are moving from prop operators like Air Choice One, to jet operators like Contour. Only 8/9-seat operators bid. Unfortunately, this will be...

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