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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:41 am

Super88 wrote:
the new scheme is still hideous and more so everytime I see one.....I sure hope they keep the Iconic AA on at least one plane, they are painting fellow airlines in their former scheme's so I hope they keep at least one.....It was one of the best scheme's, simple, basic and easy to recognize .....



Agreed, it looks like straight trash for an airline like this. The 'silver' looks like dirt or scum.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:15 pm

AA is trying to have all aircraft with matching tail numbers and nose numbers. This caused a big issue at merger were nose numbers of some MD80s matched some LUS A321s. This is why some of them were reregistered.

AA asked FAA for largest block of consecutive numbers and the FAA came back with this. AA has no connection to the 2 letters following the 3 digits, it's all about the consecutive numbers. I.e. n300nw-n700nw
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:19 pm

It would've been nice to see a 320 family plane wearing the old AA colors
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:00 pm

My in laws were on the IOE for N991AU DFW-LAX yesterday.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:58 pm

Varsity1 wrote:
Super88 wrote:
the new scheme is still hideous and more so everytime I see one.....I sure hope they keep the Iconic AA on at least one plane, they are painting fellow airlines in their former scheme's so I hope they keep at least one.....It was one of the best scheme's, simple, basic and easy to recognize .....



Agreed, it looks like straight trash for an airline like this. The 'silver' looks like dirt or scum.


Ridiculously stupid comment.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:11 pm

Boeing778X wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:
Super88 wrote:
the new scheme is still hideous and more so everytime I see one.....I sure hope they keep the Iconic AA on at least one plane, they are painting fellow airlines in their former scheme's so I hope they keep at least one.....It was one of the best scheme's, simple, basic and easy to recognize .....



Agreed, it looks like straight trash for an airline like this. The 'silver' looks like dirt or scum.


Ridiculously stupid comment.


Truth hurts.

Even ole' Dougie doesn't like it.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:23 pm

Varsity1 wrote:
Boeing778X wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:


Agreed, it looks like straight trash for an airline like this. The 'silver' looks like dirt or scum.


Ridiculously stupid comment.


Truth hurts.

Even ole' Dougie doesn't like it.


Honestly, I give this new AA livery 10 years at the most. DP can't order a new livery right now
since they haven't finished repainting the fleet yet.

I'm betting DP's livery will be a lot simpler ( like the final US livery) and a lot less costly to apply
to the fleet
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:03 pm

YV 939LR is in paint at FTW
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:32 am

Does anyone knows what happened to N838AW retro AW which got stocked at PHX in the past two days? did it went for painting?!
 
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Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:44 am

YV 927LR is finally in paint at FTW. It really was starting to look like it had gone through orbital re-entry.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:21 am

Another 787-9 delivery today

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:30 am

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Another 787-9 delivery today N882AN 8LC http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9703

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:47 am

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miaami wrote:
Another 787-9 delivery today N882AN 8LC http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9703

N822AN


You are correct. Sorry for the typo.

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:09 pm

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Another 787-9 delivery today

N882AN 8LC

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That makes 3 789's on property now.

IIRC....AA will take delivery of one more 789 before year's end.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:25 pm

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That makes 3 789's on property now.

IIRC....AA will take delivery of one more 789 before year's end.


Based on AA's latest fleet/capacity guidance in its Investor Update published 20 October, that's right - estimated year-end 787-9 fleet is 4 (and 787-8 fleet is 17).
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:01 pm

It looks like a majority of aircraft are repainted at this point. Mostly 738s and regionals to go... Fleets that are complete: DH3, ER4, CR7, 319, 320, 332, 333, 788, 789, 772, 77W.

A few questions:
*How many of the currently-active 752s and 763s are leaving in the next few years? Are any repainted aircraft leaving the fleet, or just the old livery birds?
*Is there a retirement schedule for the ERDs and DH1s? It looks like there are very few repainted, and I doubt there are plans to paint any more?
*Is the plan for the M80s still to retire them by EOY 2017? I think I had heard/seen 2018 somewhere, but that didn't sound right to me...
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:11 pm

FSDan wrote:
*How many of the currently-active 752s and 763s are leaving in the next few years? Are any repainted aircraft leaving the fleet, or just the old livery birds?


I believe the "end-state" fleet size for the 757 and 767, as currently planned, are about 25 and 17, respectively. So those "end-state" fleet sizes would represent about another 50% reduction from the currently-planned fleets at the end of this year (51 and 31, respectively). I suspect most of the remaining 757s and 767s to leave the fleet will be gone by this time next year.

FSDan wrote:
*Is there a retirement schedule for the ERDs and DH1s? It looks like there are very few repainted, and I doubt there are plans to paint any more?

FSDan wrote:
*Is the plan for the M80s still to retire them by EOY 2017? I think I had heard/seen 2018 somewhere, but that didn't sound right to me...


I think a big element of timing for the drawdown of both the 140s and Q100s/Q300s, and the MD80s, and for that matter also the CR2s, will be the ongoing status of 2-class RJ lift. The faster AA can deliver - and staff - the CR9s and 175s, the faster it can get rid of MD80s, and the faster it will need to get rid of the smaller RJs and remaining props to provide a pilot pipeline for the larger RJs.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:16 pm

B757capt wrote:
AA is trying to have all aircraft with matching tail numbers and nose numbers. This caused a big issue at merger were nose numbers of some MD80s matched some LUS A321s. This is why some of them were reregistered.

AA asked FAA for largest block of consecutive numbers and the FAA came back with this. AA has no connection to the 2 letters following the 3 digits, it's all about the consecutive numbers. I.e. n300nw-n700nw


How would this work for the aircraft which use alphanumeric nose numbers? Or would they do like LAA did with their A319s and have no pattern for the first one or two numbers in the registration, with the last three reflecting the nose number? For example, aircraft 028 is registered N12028... so would they adopt a scheme like Nxx3NU for a new 737?

FSDan wrote:
It looks like a majority of aircraft are repainted at this point. Mostly 738s and regionals to go... Fleets that are complete: DH3, ER4, CR7, 319, 320, 332, 333, 788, 789, 772, 77W


While it's true that the 788, 789, and 77W fleets are all in the new livery, I don't know if I would characterize them as "complete" since there was no repainting to be done.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:27 pm

Two additional MQ E175s were delivered earlier this week, N242NN and N243NN. Two are being delivered a month and the total is now 24.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:30 am

FSDan wrote:
How many of the currently-active 752s and 763s are leaving in the next few years? Are any repainted aircraft leaving the fleet, or just the old livery birds?

AA's 763ER count is currently 35 (4x old livery + old seats, 6x new livery + old seats + 25x new livery + new seats).
- 4 of those to go before end 2016 (will be old seats ones but could be old/new livery - depends on maintenance schedule)
- 6 to go in 2017 (the remaining old seats ones)
- 8 to go in 2018 (the 8 oldest new seats ones)

Now that was the plan last week. With the write-off of N345AN in ORD late last week, i don't know if that means one of the to-be-retired ones will now survive. N345AN was amongst the 17 aircrafts to remain post 2018 pre-incident.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:28 pm

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It would've been nice to see a 320 family plane wearing the old AA colors


This has been discussed a lot, a few years ago when everyone was impatiently waiting for an updated AA livery. The problem with the A320 family is each air frame would have to be painted because they are not built exclusively with aluminium "tubes" like Boeing has always done until the 787 arrived. Phasing in the A320 family aircraft in 2013 in the fleet played a role in introducing a new livery.

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:49 pm

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
FSDan wrote:
How many of the currently-active 752s and 763s are leaving in the next few years? Are any repainted aircraft leaving the fleet, or just the old livery birds?

AA's 763ER count is currently 35 (4x old livery + old seats, 6x new livery + old seats + 25x new livery + new seats).
- 4 of those to go before end 2016 (will be old seats ones but could be old/new livery - depends on maintenance schedule)
- 6 to go in 2017 (the remaining old seats ones)
- 8 to go in 2018 (the 8 oldest new seats ones)

Now that was the plan last week. With the write-off of N345AN in ORD late last week, i don't know if that means one of the to-be-retired ones will now survive. N345AN was amongst the 17 aircrafts to remain post 2018 pre-incident.


I doubt there will be significant changes with the retirement schedule between now and when the last pre-1998 767 is retired in 2018. With 5 787s scheduled for delivery in Q1 2017 and the remaining 8 787s in 2017 to be delivered in May through November, AA probably was planning on retiring the final six non-reconfigured 767s in Q1. With one less reconfigured plane, possibly one or two non-reconfigured 767s will stick around into the summer, being used only as a spare or two while the reconfigured fleet is fully utilised. However, looking at the summer schedule for 2017, having one 767 being written off should not have any affect on the schedule. There are enough planes to service the planned 2017 summer schedule with several spare aircraft. So my answer is its unlikely there will be any change to the retirement schedule and AA will do some shuffling of aircraft to make up for the lost frame.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:56 am

Another new 738 delivered today

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:03 am

I believe this is the last mainline LUS plane sent to be painted in the new AA livery

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9634
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:43 am

Registration is N563UW, and based on AA fleet updates, it is the last mainline LUS plane to go to relivery.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:32 pm

First, whether or not anyone thinks the new AA livery is ugly, it stands out. The Hughes Air West livery of a yellow plane with purple trim was very ugly, but it stood out from the likes of American, United, Delta, Northwest, the original Frontier, and Continental.

Second, before the livery was unveiled, someone on A.Net who worked for AA described the livery as retro. I took that to mean a return of the lightning bolt. In fact, I found a drawing of a 788 in an updated version of the lightning bolt. So, the actual livery left me scratching my head. But, I later found color drawings and photos of U.S. military aircraft, pre-WWII. Many had red-and-white, horizontal stripes on the rudder, with a thin, blue vertical stripe, where the rudder attached to the vertical stabilizer. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that the striping was somewhat Art Deco in nature. Hence the description of retro.

Let's remember that AA had to paint its airplanes. Boeing had said that the 787 cannot fly in a "bare-metal" livery, because the composite skin must be painted. You can't have part of the fleet painted, and part in bare metal. Further, the newer 738s looked terrible in bare metal, because so many portions of the skin are now composite, including the cargo hatches and the lower fuselage aft of the wing.

Rumor has it that Airbus told AA that the A319s and A321s ordered by AA, as well as the narrowbodies delivered to US, have a skin alloy that doesn't hold up well without paint.

That's not to say that the silver AA chose was the best option. NW's last scheme had a silver paint that had a metallic look. But, according to a friend of mine at AA, that paint is heavier than the shade of silver that AA chose.

Considering that AA just got US and AA pilots onto the same bid system, and there are still other work groups that need to be merged in terms of computer systems, finding a new livery is low on the priority list. But, considering that the DL scheme that was introduced in 1997 only lasted a few years, before the wavy gravy livery was introduced, and that wavy gravy only lasted less than 10 years, we could very well see a new livery in about 4 to 7 years.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:42 pm

miaami wrote:
I believe this is the last mainline LUS plane sent to be painted in the new AA livery

qfatwa wrote:
Registration is N563UW, and based on AA fleet updates, it is the last mainline LUS plane to go to relivery.


Pretty amazing.

ckfred wrote:
First, whether or not anyone thinks the new AA livery is ugly, it stands out. The Hughes Air West livery of a yellow plane with purple trim was very ugly, but it stood out from the likes of American, United, Delta, Northwest, the original Frontier, and Continental.


I still hold the same position as I have for several years - I hated it right up until the moment I saw it in person. Now, I absolutely love it. I think AA's new livery absolutely does stand, and in the best possible way - I think it looks incredible.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:35 pm

Can someone confirm if N353AA has been permanently retired? It shows having ferried to ROW this afternoon which seems like a fairly strong indication. If so, this would mark the retirement of what was AA's oldest remaining 767 (the second 763ER AA received, delivered March 1988).
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:57 am

353 354 382 all retired this week and 345 is a write off...
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:20 am

Can AA use the seats and the interior of the AA 345 in another 767,and get back to 25 in the new configuration? Does it makes sense?
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:59 am

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Can AA use the seats and the interior of the AA 345 in another 767,and get back to 25 in the new configuration? Does it makes sense?

Not really. Actually AA will start retiring 763s in the new configuration in early 2018 (12 months from now) so if it really wanted to keep an extra 763 in lieu of 345, it would just keep one of the 8x 763s in the new configuration that are due to be retired in 2018.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:23 am

Envoy received their 25th E175, N244NN, earlier this month. N245NN should be entering service any day now.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:47 am

Sooner787 wrote:
Super88 wrote:
the new scheme is still hideous and more so everytime I see one.....I sure hope they keep the Iconic AA on at least one plane, they are painting fellow airlines in their former scheme's so I hope they keep at least one.....It was one of the best scheme's, simple, basic and easy to recognize .....



IIRC, they will keep a single 738 in the clAAsic livery , to join their fleet
of heritage jets

Is there any confirmed word on which aircraft this would be? It would be a fairly simple job of replacing the name decal to bring it in line with the other 737 retrojets. I wonder if it would be this one as some have suggested:
OB1504 wrote:
Quoting Boeing778X (Reply 38):I'd say it's possible, perhaps the last 737-800 delivered in the previous livery with the new logo in place of the 'American' titles.
That would be N921NN / 3KG:

That's my guess as well, but I just hope that AA doesn't ruin this retrojet too by painting the fuselage gray. I can't get myself to like the other 737 retrojets because of that.

Using N921NN would also leave three aircraft in the sequence between the current retojets and it. Now what could we do with those?
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Ozark and Empire retro liveries on 738s, like they did with TWA, Air Cal and Reno Air would be nice too. Has anyone thought of those ones?

ckfred wrote:
The heritage liveries are for carriers that merged with AA or US. So, there won't be an Ozark heritage jet, since Ozark merged with TW.

However, based on the logic, AA could have a Trans-Caribbean jet, since it bought Trans-Caribbean back in the 1970s.

American 767 wrote:
I know. But the point I am making is Ozark and Empire belong to the "family tree".

The pedant in me says Empire should be on an A319 like the other airlines which came into the "family tree" via US Airways. You can add to that list Lake Central and Mohawk

So how about it American, can we get two of N918NN, N919NN, and N920NN in these schemes too?



That leaves one for one more. Is there another historical operator on the AA/TWA side that I'm missing? Failing that, perhaps TWA's older or newer scheme?


And can we get these three on A319s - N746UW, N747UW, and N748UW are all available.




Thanks American!

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:15 am

American 767 wrote:
Sparrow787 wrote:
It would've been nice to see a 320 family plane wearing the old AA colors


This has been discussed a lot, a few years ago when everyone was impatiently waiting for an updated AA livery. The problem with the A320 family is each air frame would have to be painted because they are not built exclusively with aluminium "tubes" like Boeing has always done until the 787 arrived. Phasing in the A320 family aircraft in 2013 in the fleet played a role in introducing a new livery.

Ben Soriano


If you look back at old photos of AA A300s when they were still around you will notice that those planes were painted vs polished metal. IMO the classic livery did not look attractive whatsoever painted on the aircraft. I really like the new livery. Kind of indifferent when I saw it online the first time but it definitely grew on me once I saw it in person.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:47 pm

Sure would've been nice to see at least one AA 77W

in their clAAsic bare metal livery :)
 
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Re: RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:05 pm

hufftheweevil wrote:
Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 9):I asked a similar question a while ago & someone led me to this site.....and YES...N769US was the last US A319

http://sites.google.com/site/newamericanfleet/
The last two A320s (675 and 667) are also currently in paint.

To summarize LUS liveries currently flying: 23 total

E190 (4)
955
956
959

A321 (16)
185
524
534
537
539
540
545
546
563
199
151
154
157
155
156
572

B757 (3)
901
908
910

Just left paint: 949
Currently in paint: 951, 675, 667


Damn, that's a huge fleet!
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Re: RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:01 am

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Damn, that's a huge fleet!
Remember the days when Aeroflot was the biggest airliner in the World!?!


Excluding American Eagle, the mainline fleet was at 926 aircraft a week and a half ago. :shock:
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:27 am

A 738 delivery today from Boeing.

N306NY 3NY

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:47 am

2x more E175s for MQ!

N246NN
N247NN

Total is now 28x E175s at Envoy.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:28 am

Does anyone when N174AA will be out of mx at TUL?
 
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Re: RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:07 pm

OB1504 wrote:
flybynight wrote:
Damn, that's a huge fleet!
Remember the days when Aeroflot was the biggest airliner in the World!?!


Excluding American Eagle, the mainline fleet was at 926 aircraft a week and a half ago. :shock:

A quick wiki says 930 right now...compare to DL at 842 and UA at 724.
Granted, DL will grow that # with the C-Series when it comes, but this just shows the size of the GorillAA :!:
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Re: RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:47 pm

ahj2000 wrote:
OB1504 wrote:
flybynight wrote:
Damn, that's a huge fleet!
Remember the days when Aeroflot was the biggest airliner in the World!?!


Excluding American Eagle, the mainline fleet was at 926 aircraft a week and a half ago. :shock:

A quick wiki says 930 right now...compare to DL at 842 and UA at 724.
Granted, DL will grow that # with the C-Series when it comes, but this just shows the size of the GorillAA :!:


Take onto account that we still have 21 787s yet to be delivered, 22 A359s, and 100 each of the 737 MAX 8, and A321neo!

We will easily have 1100 planes by the early 2020s!

The current 738 and A321 orders still have 20ish each yet to be delivered. We still need to retire 90ish planes by 2020.
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Re: RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:58 pm

Boeing778X wrote:
ahj2000 wrote:
OB1504 wrote:

Excluding American Eagle, the mainline fleet was at 926 aircraft a week and a half ago. :shock:

A quick wiki says 930 right now...compare to DL at 842 and UA at 724.
Granted, DL will grow that # with the C-Series when it comes, but this just shows the size of the GorillAA :!:


Take onto account that we still have 21 787s yet to be delivered, 22 A359s, and 100 each of the 737 MAX 8, and A321neo!

We will easily have 1100 planes by the early 2020s!

The current 738 and A321 orders still have 20ish each yet to be delivered. We still need to retire 90ish planes by 2020.



When do the Max 8's start to arrive? I'm wondering if those will replace some older A320's
or even some of the first classic 738's that AA purchased back in 2000?
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:24 pm

A new 787-9 is scheduled to be delivered today from Boeing

N823AN 8LD

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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sat Dec 24, 2016 3:21 am

Another new 738 delivery

N301PA 3PA

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9703
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sat Dec 24, 2016 3:55 am

miaami wrote:
Another new 738 delivery

N301PA 3PA

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9703


This new registration convention is quite odd.

VirginFlyer wrote:
Using N921NN would also leave three aircraft in the sequence between the current retojets and it. Now what could we do with those?


The three that you're referring to (N918NN, N919NN, N920NN) have been repainted in the standard livery, but N921NN has not so I'm still guessing it will be the retrojet.
 
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sat Dec 24, 2016 11:36 am

Another A321 delivered this week

N996AN 996

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9707
 
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Re: RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sat Dec 24, 2016 5:47 pm

We still need to retire 90ish planes by 2020.

Those 90+ planes that will leave the fleet before 2020 definitely include all the MD-80s that are left. And besides those, I would say: the domestic 757s (nAAtive and ex-US), a few more 763s to go, a few more ex-US A320s to go, the 9 A333s and the 20 EMB-190s. Do the math, the total may reach 100 planes to go before 2020.
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Re: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:50 pm

According to https://sites.google.com/site/newamericanfleet/ the 738 fleet is at 66%. Should those paint lines pick up some speed now that the US mainline fleet has been completed?

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