|Quoting jumpjet (Reply 5):|
Quoting bennett123 (Reply 1):
Out of the 9 originally acquired, ZD949 has not flown since 2011, (and has been a spares source ever since), ZE706 has been stored since 2013, and ZD952 went into storage recently. That leaves only 6 aircraft.
Yet another very expensive shambles?????
|Quoting scouseflyer (Reply 6):|
Are they ever likely to fly again or is "Stored" a euphamism for very slowly scrapped like on of the Sentrys was recently?
|Quoting par13del (Reply 13):|
So if you are going to park so many and use them for spare parts, does that mean that it is cheaper to purchase an a/c for its parts versus just buy an a/c and purchase parts when needed?
I believe the a/c that are parked are the pax versions and not tanker conversions, the number of A330's deployed world wide should negate the need for "customized" spares.
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