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

Thu Sep 09, 2021 3:31 am

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Geo-Sky have sent 4L-GEO down to GMF for maintenance after sistership -GEN returned to service last week, resplendent in her new livery. Looks like they will have two freshly services, freshly painted machines ready and willing for Peak winter 21.


Awesome! But if she's going to be out of service for two months, she's going to miss part of freight Peak. Still, she'll be good to go for a while then, and it's anticipated that demand is going to remain high for many more months.
 
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Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:15 am

Geo-Sky, 4L-GEN, new livery, FRA, September 03th 2021
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Thu Sep 09, 2021 9:40 am

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Geo-Sky, 4L-GEN, new livery, FRA, September 03th 2021
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Looking good. Now if only it could make it's way to SYD :scratchchin:
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:12 pm

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747classic wrote:
Lufthansa Cargo will add two more 777F aircraft to replace the last active MD11F (D-ALCC).

- EK, 777F1H, A6-EFF, a 10 year old aircraft will be leased from DAE Capital, new registration D-ALFJ, the aircraft was ferried (EK9370) at August 29th DXB-FRA.

- a brand new Lufthansa 777F emerged at the Everett flight line (D-ALFK, L/N 1703), see : http://kpae.blogspot.com/2021/09/paine- ... ber-7.html


Fascinating EK would give up a 777F in this cargo market.


EK have been using their passenger 777's on a lot of cargo flights, perhaps they feel this is good enough for now. It is surprising though.
 
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Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:19 pm

flyguy1 wrote:
jbs2886 wrote:
747classic wrote:
Lufthansa Cargo will add two more 777F aircraft to replace the last active MD11F (D-ALCC).

- EK, 777F1H, A6-EFF, a 10 year old aircraft will be leased from DAE Capital, new registration D-ALFJ, the aircraft was ferried (EK9370) at August 29th DXB-FRA.

- a brand new Lufthansa 777F emerged at the Everett flight line (D-ALFK, L/N 1703), see : http://kpae.blogspot.com/2021/09/paine- ... ber-7.html


Fascinating EK would give up a 777F in this cargo market.


EK have been using their passenger 777's on a lot of cargo flights, perhaps they feel this is good enough for now. It is surprising though.

Could be something as simple as EK’s lease with DAE was coming to an end and LH was willing to pay more for it.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:29 pm

Polot wrote:
flyguy1 wrote:
jbs2886 wrote:

Fascinating EK would give up a 777F in this cargo market.


EK have been using their passenger 777's on a lot of cargo flights, perhaps they feel this is good enough for now. It is surprising though.

Could be something as simple as EK’s lease with DAE was coming to an end and LH was willing to pay more for it.


They may also be taking a long-term view of wanting to exit the dedicated freighter business and see this as a way to get the highest price for selling their assets.
 
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Thu Sep 09, 2021 2:42 pm

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EK have been using their passenger 777's on a lot of cargo flights.


AFAIK, all EK’s pax fleet, are indeed being used for pax flights.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Thu Sep 09, 2021 6:25 pm

The 2nd Amerijet 757 (N172AJ) arrived at MIA yesterday, from GYR. Hoping to see it in svc soon. Not sure what's going on with the first one, N818NH.
 
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Fri Sep 10, 2021 1:36 pm

Also, Skybus DC-8-73 OB-2158-T is currently taxiing at MIA as Skybus 849 destined for MGA (Amerijet route).
Hooray!!! Another DC-8 in svc.
 
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Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:43 pm

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Also, Skybus DC-8-73 OB-2158-T is currently taxiing at MIA as Skybus 849 destined for MGA (Amerijet route).
Hooray!!! Another DC-8 in svc.


So this is 873SJ. Same plane as OB-2158-T. Interesting that they put it into service after such a long time at MIA. Makes me happy. Just wondering what's up with OB-2059-P. Hopefully just in maintenance? Getting ready for Amerijet to charter both during Peak?? Wouldn't that be cool?
 
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Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:13 pm

TriniA340 wrote:
The 2nd Amerijet 757 (N172AJ) arrived at MIA yesterday, from GYR. Hoping to see it in svc soon. Not sure what's going on with the first one, N818NH.


Actually, this is the first one. N818NH hasn't been handed over yet.
 
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Fri Sep 10, 2021 3:23 pm

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TriniA340 wrote:
The 2nd Amerijet 757 (N172AJ) arrived at MIA yesterday, from GYR. Hoping to see it in svc soon. Not sure what's going on with the first one, N818NH.


Actually, this is the first one. N818NH hasn't been handed over yet.


I see. Thanks!

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TriniA340 wrote:
Also, Skybus DC-8-73 OB-2158-T is currently taxiing at MIA as Skybus 849 destined for MGA (Amerijet route).
Hooray!!! Another DC-8 in svc.


So this is 873SJ. Same plane as OB-2158-T. Interesting that they put it into service after such a long time at MIA. Makes me happy. Just wondering what's up with OB-2059-P. Hopefully just in maintenance? Getting ready for Amerijet to charter both during Peak?? Wouldn't that be cool?


OK I see. N873SJ was the one we already saw many pics of, on the ground at MIA (with grey engines, as opposed to chrome like OB-2059-P). Hoping to see all this action soon. I guess they will need the lift, with the A321 lease set to end in Oct I believe.
 
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Fri Sep 10, 2021 8:38 pm

MO11 wrote:
TriniA340 wrote:
The 2nd Amerijet 757 (N172AJ) arrived at MIA yesterday, from GYR. Hoping to see it in svc soon. Not sure what's going on with the first one, N818NH.


Actually, this is the first one. N818NH hasn't been handed over yet.


818NH was doing an engine run this morning on the AAR ramp. 172AJ is parked on northeast ramp at N4. I've been told there are no manuals and no pilots trained on the 757. Both jets are big paperweights right now.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sat Sep 11, 2021 3:17 am

I’d like to thank everyone who makes this such a informative and educational thread. It stays civil and there is very little debate that doesn’t advance the topic. It has become my morning and evening routine to read.

With that, I’m excited for peak tracking this year. If a new peak thread is made outside of this one I had a potential suggestion to keep it from getting locked early by the mods. That would be to pre-define the timeline in the title. ie, “Peak Cargo 2021 (1Nov-1Feb)” or something similar.

V/R
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:02 pm

Sky One FZ B747-45BDSF N27063 resurrected from death was seen arriving into CGK today September 11, 2021for major maintenance activities. Hopefully a repaint too.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/indones ... 558411836/
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:53 pm

Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021'

AD 2021-17-06
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all The Boeing Company Model 747-100, -100B, -100B SUD, -200B, -200C, -200F, -300, -400, -400D, -400F, 747SR, and
747SP airplanes. This AD was prompted by reports of cracks found in the front spar shear tie and at the intercostal lug fitting at certain locations. This AD requires repetitive detailed and surface high frequency eddy current (HFEC) inspections of the front spar shear tie and intercostal lug fitting at certain locations for any cracking, and applicable on-condition actions. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.

The FAA reviewed Boeing Alert Requirements Bulletin 747-53A2904 RB, dated December 16, 2020. This service information specifies procedures for repetitive detailed and surface HFEC inspections of the station 1000 front spar shear tie at the left and right side buttock line (BL) 11.33, BL 33.99, BL 57.50, and BL 75.92, and of the intercostal lug fitting at the left and right side BL 11.33, for any cracking, and applicable on-condition actions. On-condition actions include repair, installing a new front spar shear tie, and installing a new intercostal lug fitting

The FAA is issuing this AD to address any cracking in these areas that could result in the loss of limit load capability in a principal structural element, the potential inability to restrain the cargo for certain cargo configurations, and the potential for a center fuel tank rupture for certain cargo configurations under limit load conditions, which could adversely affect the structural integrity of the airplane.

See : https://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guid ... -17-06.pdf


Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could cause a lot of (planning) issues with the 747 cargo operators, except the 747-8 series.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 2:31 pm

RoyalBrunei757 wrote:
Sky One FZ B747-45BDSF N27063 resurrected from death was seen arriving into CGK today September 11, 2021for major maintenance activities. Hopefully a repaint too.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/indones ... 558411836/


Another big jet moved for the owners by our friends at Jet Test and Transport.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 2:36 pm

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Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021'
[...]
Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could cause a lot of (planning) issues with the 747 cargo operators, except the 747-8 series.


Here's hoping that the inspections disclose few on-condition situations. Remarkable that 8 months after the Boeing Service Bulletin, repair kits aren't available.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 4:54 pm

wjcandee wrote:
747classic wrote:
Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021'
[...]
Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could cause a lot of (planning) issues with the 747 cargo operators, except the 747-8 series.


Here's hoping that the inspections disclose few on-condition situations. Remarkable that 8 months after the Boeing Service Bulletin, repair kits aren't available.


Especially P-F converted 747 freighters could be effected, because they are operating at higher operating weights, than original designed and not all relevant structural parts are changed/ re-enforced during the P-F conversion.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sat Sep 11, 2021 6:35 pm

Drove around Dothan today and got a few pics including n102ff with its green cargo door. They’re only phone quality but I’ll see if I can solve getting them up here.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:19 pm

747classic wrote:
wjcandee wrote:
747classic wrote:
Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021'
[...]
Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could cause a lot of (planning) issues with the 747 cargo operators, except the 747-8 series.


Here's hoping that the inspections disclose few on-condition situations. Remarkable that 8 months after the Boeing Service Bulletin, repair kits aren't available.


Especially P-F converted 747 freighters could be effected, because they are operating at higher operating weights, than original designed and not all relevant structural parts are changed/ re-enforced during the P-F conversion.



I wonder if this development might increase interest in acquiring the two Saudia 748 factory freighters?
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:28 pm

I did this for another thread, but sharing here if it is alright to do so.

Following list are B737-700/800NGs which are currently under lessors' registration and currently stored for scheduled conversion. List might be incomplete, feel free to correct.

B737-800
MSN / Line # / Type / Current Registration / Status
1. 28655 965 Boeing 737 -86N(F) 28655 965 EI-AZA ASL Airlines Ireland at SNN 06sep21 in Prime Air cs prio introduction to svc ex N864CS
2. 28639 772 Boeing 737-86N(SF)(WL) N539RL GECAS at DHN June 2021 for conversion
3. 28595 285 Boeing 737-86N(WL) EI-FDS BBAM at TNA July 25, 2021 for conversion
4. 28374 57 Boeing 737-8K2(WL) N374AV Alterna Capital Partners at MIA July 16, 2021 for conversion
5. 29040 465 Boeing 737-85R(WL) N290BR BlackRock at DHN July 2, 2021 for conversion for conversion
6. 29788 791 Boeing 737-8F2(BCF)(WL) LY-FBA Ferried TNA-OVB-KUN 19 Jul 2021 after conversion
7. 29916 210 Boeing 737-8AS(SF)(WL) N916BR BlackRock at DHN June 4, 2021 for conversion
8. 29925 588 Boeing 737-8AS(WL) N529AC Aircastle at TNA Aug 2020 for conversion
9. 29930 757 Boeing 737-8AS(WL) N993JP JP Lease (JLPS) at TNA April 2021 for conversion
10. 29940 1265 Boeing 737-8AS(WL) N236GE GECAS at TNA Sept 2020 for conversion
11. 32687 2229 Boeing 737-86N(WL) N251GE GECAS std at TNA 8 Apr 2021 for conversion
12. 32689 2254 Boeing 737-86N(WL) N253GE GECAS std at PVG 15 Jun 2021 for conversion
13. 32691 2033 Boeing 737-86N(WL) N254GE GECAS std at PVG 6 Jun 2021 for conversion
14. 32799 1467 Boeing 737-8Q8(WL) N799AS AerSale Inc std at YLW 4 Mar 2021 for conversion
15. 33718 1311 Boeing 737-8AS(WL) N242GE GECAS std at PVG 18 Dec 2020 for conversion
16. 33801 1504 Boeing 737-8FE(WL) 2-VVOT Bocomm Leasing std at TNA 13 May 2021
17. 33996 1551 Boeing 737-8FE(WL) 2-VVOY Bocomm Leasing std at TNA 28 Jan 2021 for conversion
18. 34014 1582 Boeing 737-8FE(WL) 2-VVUC Bocomm Leasing std at YIH 28 Apr 2021
19. 30671 1307 Boeing 737-8Q8(WL) N858AM BlackRock std at MIA 29 Apr 2021 for conversion
20. 30704 1985 Boeing 737-8Q8(WL) N705BR BlackRock std at DHN 5 May 2021 for conversion
21. 30877 782 Boeing 737-86J(WL) N877CS Aero Capital Solutions (ACS) std at TNA 21 Feb 2021
22. 30291 1435 Boeing 737-86Q(WL) N291CS Aviation Capital Group (ACG) std at MIA 4 Jun 2021 for conversion
23. 30284 1233 Boeing 737-86Q(WL) N384AG Aviation Capital Group (ACG) std at XMN 18 May 2021 for conversion
24. 30468 668 Boeing 737-883 N707HP Spectre Air Capital std at TSN 9 Feb 2021 for conversion
25. 34267 2311 Boeing 737-8EH(WL) N248GE GECAS std at TNA 15 May 2021
26. 34441 2015 Boeing 737-8FE(WL) N341CG Aviation Capital Group (ACG) std at MIA 8 Jul 2021 for conversion
27. 35071 2138 Boeing 737-8AL(BCF)(WL) EI-GWN Macquarie AirFinance Ferried PVG-NQZ-LFBF 20-21 Jul 2021 after conversion std at LFBF 21 Jul 2021
28. 38030 4139 Boeing 737-86N(WL) N233GE GECAS Ferried DEL-TNN 16 Oct 2020 for conversion
29. 28826 238 Boeing 737-85F(F) LZ-CXA Compass Air Cargo delivery 07-09aug21 DHN-BGR-SNN-SOF, N-reg canx 09aug21 ex N288LR
30. 33546 1269 Boeing 737-8AS(F) OE-IXB GECAS re-regd 06aug21 at PVG prior delivery to? ex N240GE
31. 33612 2207 Boeing 737-8AS(F) F-HIQE ASL Airlines France re-regd 06aug21, first in svc 09aug21 CDG-LEJ ex OE-IWC
32. 35550 2227 Boeing 737-8AS(F) OE-IWD ASL Airlines Belgium posn 23aug21 OSR-LGG after paint into FedEx cs ex EI-DPT
33. 28616 483 Boeing 737-86N LZ-GNJ GA Telesis ferried 14-15aug21 LDE-KEF-BGR-DHN, for freighter conversion ex TC-SNZ
34. 28628 573 Boeing 737-86N N245GE GECAS ferried 13-14aug21 LDE-KEF-BGR-DHN, for freighter conversion ex TC-SBZ
35. 34443 2056 Boeing 737-8FE N343CG Aviation Capital Group ferried 18aug21 GYR-MIA, for freighter conversion? ex VH-VUJ
36. 29940 1265 Boeing 737-8AS(F) OE-IXC ASL Airlines Belgium regd 26aug21 prior delivery ex TNA ex N236GE
37. 29782 490 Boeing 737-8F2 TC-JFV Turkish Airlines ferried 28-29aug21 ISL-NQZ-TNA for freighter conversion
38. 29985 852 Boeing 737-8B5 N851BC TVPX Aircraft Solutions ferried 27-29aug21 VCV-ANC-KHV-TNA, for freighter conversion ex HL7566
39. 34966 2367 Boeing 737-8EH N249GE GECAS ferried 13-16aug21 CNF-SID-SKP-ALA-ICN-PVG for freighter conversion, regd 23aug21 ex PR-GTR
40. 29786 566 Boeing 737-8F2(F) LY-FBB Avia AM at CAN 04sep21 prior delivery and paint ex TC-JGB
41. 33547 1271 Boeing 737-8AS(F) VP-B ? N-reg canx 01sep21 prior delivery ex PVG to? ex N241GE
42. 32361 1098 Boeing 737-8CX EI-GWX Macquarie AirFinance ferried 08sep21 LFBF-KEF-BGR-MIA, for freighter conversion ex TC-SED

B737-700
MSN / Line # / Type / Current Registration / Status
1. 29042 73 Boeing 737-75C(BDSF)(WL) VT-SFB SpiceJet 7 Sep 2018 Active N996JM Bolt, lsd
2. 29084 86 Boeing 737-75C(BDSF)(WL) VT-SFE SpiceJet 15 Jul 2019 Active N990PP Flash, lsd
3. 29086 108 Boeing 737-75C(BDSF)(WL) B-20F1 Tianjin Air Cargo 19 Aug 2020 Active N707KC lsd
4. 30512 637 Boeing 737-75C(BDSF)(WL) VT-SFD SpiceJet 23 Apr 2019 Active N707JJ Sonic, lsd
5. 30513 676 Boeing 737-75C(BDSF)(WL) 4L-MWC MyWay Airlines 6 Jul 2021 Parked N707LN lsd
6. 30293 1496 Boeing 737-76Q(FC)(WL) A9C-FLX Texel Air 8 Sep 2020 Active N393AG
7. 30792 754 Boeing 737-790(BDSF)(WL) N625AS Alaska Airlines 8 Feb 2018 Active N1795B 625
8. 30793 763 Boeing 737-790(BDSF)(WL) N626AS Alaska Airlines 7 Nov 2017 Active N1786B 626
9. 30794 796 Boeing 737-790(BDSF)(WL) N627AS Alaska Airlines 6 Sep 2017 Active N1787B 627
10. 34170 1701 Boeing 737 -7K2(F) A6- Texel Air delivery 27-28aug21 TPA-NGR-BFS-CAI-BAH, N-reg ex N732CE

Source: airfleets.net/ Skyliner-aviation.de
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:40 pm

wjcandee wrote:
747classic wrote:
Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021'
[...]
Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could cause a lot of (planning) issues with the 747 cargo operators, except the 747-8 series.


Here's hoping that the inspections disclose few on-condition situations. Remarkable that 8 months after the Boeing Service Bulletin, repair kits aren't available.


I don’t know if I would get worked up about it too much. 8 months in, we could have 90% of the fleet inspected and repaired by now for all we know. Especially anything that’s gone through heavy MX recently. The fact that Cargofacts hasn’t made a stink of it is either it’s not a huge issue, or maybe we just picked it up here first for them.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:52 pm

Sorry, for the quality. I will work on doing better next time I cruise over to DHN.

From 9/11/21
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N102FF

Image

These were hard to look up.
N837US (I think former N976DL)
N836US (I think former N971DL)
N83(5?)US (no idea)

Image
Image
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:15 pm

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Sorry, for the quality. I will work on doing better next time I cruise over to DHN.



Thanks for those, it's interesting to see what's hanging around the tarmac at these lesser-visited places.

On that note, our videographer at Lepp Avation channel on Youtube paid Oscoda a visit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFJjgL0I8E8

Interesting footage, 2 763s are very actively getting parted out with another Austrian example probably not long for this world.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:16 pm

Spacepope wrote:
wjcandee wrote:
747classic wrote:
Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021'
[...]
Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could cause a lot of (planning) issues with the 747 cargo operators, except the 747-8 series.


Here's hoping that the inspections disclose few on-condition situations. Remarkable that 8 months after the Boeing Service Bulletin, repair kits aren't available.


I don’t know if I would get worked up about it too much. 8 months in, we could have 90% of the fleet inspected and repaired by now for all we know. Especially anything that’s gone through heavy MX recently. The fact that Cargofacts hasn’t made a stink of it is either it’s not a huge issue, or maybe we just picked it up here first for them.


The other thing is that October 5 effective date of the AD, not a drop dead date. You need the Service Bulletin to know what the inspection intervals are.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:21 pm

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Drove around Dothan today and got a few pics including n102ff with its green cargo door. They’re only phone quality but I’ll see if I can solve getting them up here.


Great job!! Commercial Jet is busy. AEI is also holding its own in the 737 conversion space.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:39 pm

Looking harder at the AD, looks like the remedy in an on-condition situation is about twice as expensive as the inspection. Like 31K in labor, 38K in parts. Doesn't seem like a terribly-extensive amount of work to do the repair.
 
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Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:16 pm

The USA jet MD-88’s are as follows

N978DL -N832US
N972DL -N833US
N966DL -N834US
N969DL-N835US
N971DL-N836US
N976DL-N837US
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:23 am

eightcone wrote:
Sorry, for the quality. I will work on doing better next time I cruise over to DHN.

From 9/11/21
Image
N102FF

Image

These were hard to look up.
N837US (I think former N976DL)
N836US (I think former N971DL)
N83(5?)US (no idea)

Image
Image

The last photo shows the jet with Ukraine International / PS livery. There were never too many of those, so identifying might be a bit easier as a result.
 
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Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:54 pm

Phosphorus wrote:
eightcone wrote:
Sorry, for the quality. I will work on doing better next time I cruise over to DHN.

From 9/11/21
Image
N102FF

Image

These were hard to look up.
N837US (I think former N976DL)
N836US (I think former N971DL)
N83(5?)US (no idea)

Image
Image

The last photo shows the jet with Ukraine International / PS livery. There were never too many of those, so identifying might be a bit easier as a result.


Curious what the iAero jet tail number is in the next to last picture. Can’t make it out, guess they’re adding another cargo 737, probably to operate on behalf of DHL. N859AM, which was recently converted at DHN for iAero, is already in operation for iAero/DHL out of CVG
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:54 pm

The last photo shows the jet with Ukraine International / PS livery. There were never too many of those, so identifying might be a bit easier as a result.


If all things matched with RB757’s very detailed post above, it should be N290BR in the big hanger with the Ukraine tail.

It’s about 30 miles over to DHN, I’ll probably ride my motorcycle over there next weekend and re-scout. And I’ll take a small set of binoculars so I can read and note the tail #s.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sun Sep 12, 2021 8:47 pm

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The last photo shows the jet with Ukraine International / PS livery. There were never too many of those, so identifying might be a bit easier as a result.


If all things matched with RB757’s very detailed post above, it should be N290BR in the big hanger with the Ukraine tail.

It’s about 30 miles over to DHN, I’ll probably ride my motorcycle over there next weekend and re-scout. And I’ll take a small set of binoculars so I can read and note the tail #s.


I like the look in the hangar. Seems to show they're converting that 738 as well as an MD-80 at the same time.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:31 am

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RoyalBrunei757 wrote:
Sky One FZ B747-45BDSF N27063 resurrected from death was seen arriving into CGK today September 11, 2021for major maintenance activities. Hopefully a repaint too.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/indones ... 558411836/


Another big jet moved for the owners by our friends at Jet Test and Transport.


I believe that Terra Avia's ER-BAC sacrificed some of its engine cowlings to assist N27063's resurrection. CGK and GMF have just been the go to facility for quite some time now with 747 resurrection and maintenance work. Good for that outfit to make a tidy profit and continue to build and expand their tribal knowledge on all things 747.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:33 am

CX747 wrote:
wjcandee wrote:
RoyalBrunei757 wrote:
Sky One FZ B747-45BDSF N27063 resurrected from death was seen arriving into CGK today September 11, 2021for major maintenance activities. Hopefully a repaint too.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/indones ... 558411836/


Another big jet moved for the owners by our friends at Jet Test and Transport.


I believe that Terra Avia's ER-BAC sacrificed some of its engine cowlings to assist N27063's resurrection. CGK and GMF have just been the go to facility for quite some time now with 747 resurrection and maintenance work. Good for that outfit to make a tidy profit and continue to build and expand their tribal knowledge on all things 747.

Yes indeed, it is great to see there are still a MRO company that pays attention for those aircraft from bygone era. GMF Aero is well known for providing MRO services for many forgotten aircraft type, B747 Classics, DC-10, B737 Classics. That actually explains all those parked Classics at CGK for past two decades, this might end soon as CGK authority plans to clear up those mess soon.

On a side note, Aerotranscargo B747-433BDSF ER-BBB also flew in the same day as N27063 from Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. She just past her 30th birthday on August 30th!
https://www.facebook.com/stam.aviation/ ... 1598199909 Credit: STam Aviation
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:14 pm

RoyalBrunei757 wrote:
CX747 wrote:
wjcandee wrote:

Another big jet moved for the owners by our friends at Jet Test and Transport.


I believe that Terra Avia's ER-BAC sacrificed some of its engine cowlings to assist N27063's resurrection. CGK and GMF have just been the go to facility for quite some time now with 747 resurrection and maintenance work. Good for that outfit to make a tidy profit and continue to build and expand their tribal knowledge on all things 747.

Yes indeed, it is great to see there are still a MRO company that pays attention for those aircraft from bygone era. GMF Aero is well known for providing MRO services for many forgotten aircraft type, B747 Classics, DC-10, B737 Classics. That actually explains all those parked Classics at CGK for past two decades, this might end soon as CGK authority plans to clear up those mess soon.

On a side note, Aerotranscargo B747-433BDSF ER-BBB also flew in the same day as N27063 from Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. She just past her 30th birthday on August 30th!
https://www.facebook.com/stam.aviation/ ... 1598199909 Credit: STam Aviation


As Aerotranscargo's ER-BBB taxied in to GMF, sistership ER-BAM "Roll Tide" departed GMF, having finished up it's own maintenance period. Roll Tide departed CGK for the former British held terra firm of HKG. Once it was loaded up, "Roll Tide" blasted Westbound for homeplate at NQZ.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:15 am

VCVSpotter posted this in another thread: “Ex Emirates 777-300ER OE-IHY flew SNN-VCV for storage prior to freighter conversion for Air Atlanta Icelandic.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oe-ihy

How many 77W conversions is Air Atlanta Icelandic getting? Don’t think I’d heard they were getting any.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:05 am

CX747 wrote:
ER-BAM "Roll Tide" departed GMF, having finished up it's own maintenance period. Roll Tide departed CGK for the former British held terra firm of HKG. Once it was loaded up, "Roll Tide" blasted Westbound for homeplate at NQZ.


Judging from a photo on another site, taken when she was passing through HKG, it looks like they gave her an economy-version ATC paint job: paint the logo on the fuselage and each engine in white and red, red logo on winglets, red tail with ATC logo. Rest of the white fuselage appears untouched. But, more and more, the ATC branding is being applied to its aircraft. So, as of today, ER-BAM now looks like ER-BBJ, livery-wise.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:11 am

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VCVSpotter posted this in another thread: “Ex Emirates 777-300ER OE-IHY flew SNN-VCV for storage prior to freighter conversion for Air Atlanta Icelandic.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oe-ihy

How many 77W conversions is Air Atlanta Icelandic getting? Don’t think I’d heard they were getting any.


Crap I just saw on planespotters that now it’s showing as an NTU for Air Atlanta Icelandic. Wonder if she just doesn’t have a customer yet then :confused:
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:36 am

CMA CGM is set to expand its air cargo business by creating an own AOC-airline at Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Should launch with B777F in January....

https://www.scramble.nl/civil-news/cma- ... o-business

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

Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:04 am

Had an enlightening presentation and briefing from one of my freight forwarder account managers about the current state of the air cargo market and the immediate future prospects.

From my notes and the general tone of the briefing, air cargo in and out of Asia-Pacific, particularly China is badly screwed over. China has a real problem of air cargo congestion at their major airports both inbound and outbound; part of this is driven by the issues at Shanghai Pudong Airport, where the authorities have effectively shut down the airport's cargo terminal due to an outbreak and infection cluster there. All ground handlers and warehouse workers of every forwarder, vendor and operator without exception is being forced to follow a 14/7/7 rule; basically employees can work 14 days in a row, quarantine at a hotel for 7 days afterwords, and then quarantine at home for another 7 days before the cycle starts again. This is causing air cargo to back up heavily at Shanghai, and is spilling over to other airports as cargo gets rerouted.

There's also a chance that cargo won't get accepted by the forwarder until literally hours before it is scheduled to depart as well due to the congestion and workforce issues for anything coming out of China.

Adding to issues is issues with ocean freight; rates for ocean freight have skyrocketed by 4-5 times normal pricing out of Asia, and availability is near zero. This has caused a lot of cargo that would be moved via ocean freight to spill over and be moved by air freight, which is compounding the congestion issues. They don't see any improvement in sight as the market is heading into peak season and an increase of consumer related product as well as strong demand in e-commerce.

Air freighter availability is an ongoing concern; the lack of passenger flights and the continued shortage of cargo aircraft is an ongoing constraint on availability. Still lots of passenger jets being used as freighters, and with the upcoming holiday season, we could see even further issues with availability due to demand increases. Lots of cargo aircraft are right now in maintenance, in anticipation of the upcoming peak season.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:45 am

ThePointblank wrote:
Had an enlightening presentation and briefing from one of my freight forwarder account managers about the current state of the air cargo market and the immediate future prospects.

From my notes and the general tone of the briefing, air cargo in and out of Asia-Pacific, particularly China is badly screwed over. China has a real problem of air cargo congestion at their major airports both inbound and outbound; part of this is driven by the issues at Shanghai Pudong Airport, where the authorities have effectively shut down the airport's cargo terminal due to an outbreak and infection cluster there. All ground handlers and warehouse workers of every forwarder, vendor and operator without exception is being forced to follow a 14/7/7 rule; basically employees can work 14 days in a row, quarantine at a hotel for 7 days afterwords, and then quarantine at home for another 7 days before the cycle starts again. This is causing air cargo to back up heavily at Shanghai, and is spilling over to other airports as cargo gets rerouted.

There's also a chance that cargo won't get accepted by the forwarder until literally hours before it is scheduled to depart as well due to the congestion and workforce issues for anything coming out of China.

Adding to issues is issues with ocean freight; rates for ocean freight have skyrocketed by 4-5 times normal pricing out of Asia, and availability is near zero. This has caused a lot of cargo that would be moved via ocean freight to spill over and be moved by air freight, which is compounding the congestion issues. They don't see any improvement in sight as the market is heading into peak season and an increase of consumer related product as well as strong demand in e-commerce.

Air freighter availability is an ongoing concern; the lack of passenger flights and the continued shortage of cargo aircraft is an ongoing constraint on availability. Still lots of passenger jets being used as freighters, and with the upcoming holiday season, we could see even further issues with availability due to demand increases. Lots of cargo aircraft are right now in maintenance, in anticipation of the upcoming peak season.


Sea freight is in the same predicament that air freight is at Shanghai. There have been ports shut down due to outbreaks and this is compounding the problems with not enough ships sailing. The freight is backing up on the docks, with little to no ending in sight for the problems.

We've had retailers in Australia suggest to buy Christmas gifts now, as they expect there to be shortages at the peak demand period.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:17 am

interesting development on one of very few still remaining 757-200M
9N-ACB 757-2F8M Air Nepal has been sold to CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing for 4.9 million euros.
Would be a perfect candidate for conversion due to the already installed cargo door otherwise, national / ATI might like it, however at 33 years old it might well end up as parts, not sure what the cycles/time are but it has been stored in Kathmandu since 2018 which probably isn't all too good in terms of corrosion/wear.

source (in german): www.aerotelegraph.com/nepal-airlines-wi ... ng-757-los
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:16 pm

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I’d like to thank everyone who makes this such a informative and educational thread. It stays civil and there is very little debate that doesn’t advance the topic. It has become my morning and evening routine to read.
V/R


Yeah, nice job by all here, keeping this thread friendly! I check it every morning as well :D

TriniA340 wrote:
Also, Skybus DC-8-73 OB-2158-T is currently taxiing at MIA as Skybus 849 destined for MGA (Amerijet route).


Our Resident DC-8 has re-entered svc today! (OB-2059-P). So Amerijet has two in operation now, exciting!
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:13 pm

Swiss03 wrote:
interesting development on one of very few still remaining 757-200M
9N-ACB 757-2F8M Air Nepal has been sold to CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing for 4.9 million euros.
Would be a perfect candidate for conversion due to the already installed cargo door otherwise, national / ATI might like it, however at 33 years old it might well end up as parts, not sure what the cycles/time are but it has been stored in Kathmandu since 2018 which probably isn't all too good in terms of corrosion/wear.

source (in german): http://www.aerotelegraph.com/nepal-airl ... ng-757-los

The last photos that I have seen of her she was being taken apart in KTM, she wasn't fit to fly out anymore. Both she and her sister would be scrapped at KTM if not are all gone by now.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:40 pm

VCVSpotter wrote:
jbs2886 wrote:
VCVSpotter posted this in another thread: “Ex Emirates 777-300ER OE-IHY flew SNN-VCV for storage prior to freighter conversion for Air Atlanta Icelandic.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/oe-ihy

How many 77W conversions is Air Atlanta Icelandic getting? Don’t think I’d heard they were getting any.


Crap I just saw on planespotters that now it’s showing as an NTU for Air Atlanta Icelandic. Wonder if she just doesn’t have a customer yet then :confused:


Not sure why it would be an NTU, didn't think they were getting 77W passenger aircraft either. So something going on there!
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:49 pm

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Our Resident DC-8 has re-entered svc today! (OB-2059-P). So Amerijet has two in operation now, exciting!


Interesting factoid: the year-old Amerijet CEO who was diversifying and expanding rapidly into ACMI, acquiring aircraft quickly, etc., has departed. The old CEO, who had become Executive Chairman, has retaken the CEO role. According to the Loadstar, it's because the old guy couldn't give up trying to run the company day-to-day from his more-removed post.

This doesn't bode well for rapid expansion and modernization.

SOOOOO...maybe our favorite DC8s will stick around for a long while!!
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:52 pm

wjcandee wrote:
TriniA340 wrote:
Our Resident DC-8 has re-entered svc today! (OB-2059-P). So Amerijet has two in operation now, exciting!


Interesting factoid: the year-old Amerijet CEO who was diversifying and expanding rapidly into ACMI, acquiring aircraft quickly, etc., has departed. The old CEO, who had become Executive Chairman, has retaken the CEO role. According to the Loadstar, it's because the old guy couldn't give up trying to run the company day-to-day from his more-removed post.

This doesn't bode well for rapid expansion and modernization.

SOOOOO...maybe our favorite DC8s will stick around for a long while!!


I saw that news yesterday and was curious what was happening. He is only "interim" CEO, but if he is having issues giving up control that "interim" term could be a while. I'm sure the outgoing CEO will take his ambition to someone who may bankroll it (hopefully).
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:52 pm

LTEN11 wrote:
ThePointblank wrote:
Had an enlightening presentation and briefing from one of my freight forwarder account managers about the current state of the air cargo market and the immediate future prospects.

From my notes and the general tone of the briefing, air cargo in and out of Asia-Pacific, particularly China is badly screwed over. China has a real problem of air cargo congestion at their major airports both inbound and outbound; part of this is driven by the issues at Shanghai Pudong Airport, where the authorities have effectively shut down the airport's cargo terminal due to an outbreak and infection cluster there. All ground handlers and warehouse workers of every forwarder, vendor and operator without exception is being forced to follow a 14/7/7 rule; basically employees can work 14 days in a row, quarantine at a hotel for 7 days afterwords, and then quarantine at home for another 7 days before the cycle starts again. This is causing air cargo to back up heavily at Shanghai, and is spilling over to other airports as cargo gets rerouted.

There's also a chance that cargo won't get accepted by the forwarder until literally hours before it is scheduled to depart as well due to the congestion and workforce issues for anything coming out of China.

Adding to issues is issues with ocean freight; rates for ocean freight have skyrocketed by 4-5 times normal pricing out of Asia, and availability is near zero. This has caused a lot of cargo that would be moved via ocean freight to spill over and be moved by air freight, which is compounding the congestion issues. They don't see any improvement in sight as the market is heading into peak season and an increase of consumer related product as well as strong demand in e-commerce.

Air freighter availability is an ongoing concern; the lack of passenger flights and the continued shortage of cargo aircraft is an ongoing constraint on availability. Still lots of passenger jets being used as freighters, and with the upcoming holiday season, we could see even further issues with availability due to demand increases. Lots of cargo aircraft are right now in maintenance, in anticipation of the upcoming peak season.


Sea freight is in the same predicament that air freight is at Shanghai. There have been ports shut down due to outbreaks and this is compounding the problems with not enough ships sailing. The freight is backing up on the docks, with little to no ending in sight for the problems.

We've had retailers in Australia suggest to buy Christmas gifts now, as they expect there to be shortages at the peak demand period.

It's leading to some very odd freight routings for us trying to get our cargo into China; we had cargo that was bound for Beijing be routed via Hong Kong and moved on the road, and we also had air cargo that was routed via Seoul, South Korea in case of a delay in Beijing so it could be kept in the fridge and have its dry ice topped off. Lots of headaches right now trying to work through all of this.
 
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Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:39 am

wjcandee wrote:
TriniA340 wrote:
Our Resident DC-8 has re-entered svc today! (OB-2059-P). So Amerijet has two in operation now, exciting!


Interesting factoid: the year-old Amerijet CEO who was diversifying and expanding rapidly into ACMI, acquiring aircraft quickly, etc., has departed. The old CEO, who had become Executive Chairman, has retaken the CEO role. According to the Loadstar, it's because the old guy couldn't give up trying to run the company day-to-day from his more-removed post.

This doesn't bode well for rapid expansion and modernization.

SOOOOO...maybe our favorite DC8s will stick around for a long while!!


I knew Amerijet was due some 757s but had run into issues with staffing. That wouldn't be on the desire end as I have never heard a pilot who was on the 757 say a disparaging remark or transfer due to equipment dislike!!! Wonder if the staffing issue was due to potential internal squabbles at the company prior to the "Old CEO" coming back into power. An "internal malaise", while the big dogs fight it out to make sure one is in good with the "winner". So the "new" CEO is on their way out, along with the A321P2F. With those departures, we have both DC-8Fs of Skybus put into service and await the entrance of the 757P2Fs. One has to wonder if all the ex-Delta folks who recently came on to Amerijet stay, as the "new" CEO departs?

Is anyone able to grab a photo of the two Skybus DC-8Fs on the apron at MIA?!?! It would be a heck of a Christmas present to capture 2 DC-8Fs operating at MIA during Peak 2021.

On another front, I'd love to see what a six month lease on an A321P2F runs you in comparison to a DC-8F. As I ask that question a thought occurred to me. Is this the first time the following sentence has ever been written? A321P2F to be replaced by a DC-8F.

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