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Tracking AC planes being parked due to COVID-19

Old Feb 11, 2021, 4:34 pm
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Originally Posted by etkuo
I believe they do some 787 maintenance in VCV.

FIN837 returned VCV-YYZ today after 856 got there. 837 was ferried to VCV Feb02.


On the other hand though, 5 of the 6 777-200LRs and I believe at least 2 A330s are parked in VCV right now. One went last week and one going this week.

Right. Just above on Feb 6, I posted Fin 933 YUL-YCV. Somewhere upthread, I was sure it was noted that one of the 777-200LRs was in MZJ.

Is this info on Planespotters is current or almost current? I see that not all those that are parked have the locations listed, and C-FNNW is off at maintenance in SIN

Do you know how each of specific aircraft are chosen to be parked (beyond the 777-200LRs)?




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Old Feb 11, 2021, 4:50 pm
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Originally Posted by 24left
Right. Just above on Feb 6, I posted Fin 933 YUL-YCV. Somewhere upthread, I was sure it was noted that one of the 777-200LRs was in MZJ.

Is this info on Planespotters is current or almost current? I see that not all those that are parked have the locations listed, and C-FNNW is off at maintenance in SIN

Do you know how each of specific aircraft are chosen to be parked (beyond the 777-200LRs)?
Planespotters seems pretty current/close to current/accurate. It seems that whenever a plane is moved, someone will send in an update to planespotters and it gets updated within a day or two.

In terms of how they choose which specific aircraft to park, I am not sure.
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Old Feb 13, 2021, 1:33 pm
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From the Maintenance Master thread - Feb 9 2021

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/33027327-post1.html

Originally Posted by 24left
.......I see it's Fin 944.

I also see the image FR24 has for this flight is, well....... "different" than expected. Maybe someone will notice and correct it. Amusing though.



......


And here she is now





If she's going to VCV for further maintenance and not a suntan, please advise and I'll move this post back to the Maintenance thread.
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Old Feb 13, 2021, 1:48 pm
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Probably just needs replacement props. But after that, I think we need to schedule a DC-6 Do.
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Old Feb 13, 2021, 1:54 pm
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Originally Posted by 24left
From the Maintenance Master thread - Feb 9 2021

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/33027327-post1.html





And here she is now





If she's going to VCV for further maintenance and not a suntan, please advise and I'll move this post back to the Maintenance thread.
Going to assume she has been refurbished (the A330 refurbishment thread says yes). Wasn't aware that maintenance was done in VCV. There are only 4 A330's in passenger service at present plus the 2 that are in the cargo configuration. One would have thought that 944 would replace 932 so that only refurbished birds would be in passenger service.
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Old Feb 13, 2021, 2:11 pm
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Originally Posted by EdmFlyBoi
.....plus the 2 that are in the cargo configuration.......
The chart from Planespotters that I posted above showed A333 fins 939, 940 and 941 are in cargo config, of which 1 is parked - Fin 939
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Old Feb 13, 2021, 2:24 pm
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Originally Posted by 24left
The chart from Planespotters that I posted above showed A333 fins 939, 940 and 941 are in cargo config, of which 1 is parked - Fin 939
939 is in RFD likely being refurbished along with the other 4 frames in RFD.
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Old Feb 13, 2021, 8:31 pm
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I find it so sad seeing all these AC planes parked as of late. Last night, 24left informed me that there were almost no AC planes flying that night. Such a stark contrast to last year, and so sad indeed.
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FIN 749 is back from the desert.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CFKAU

Wonder if they are planning to take the seats out for cargo as none of the low-J 77W's are presently in passenger service.
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Old Mar 28, 2021, 10:06 am
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Fin 743 is coming home.





She's been away from home for quite a while.

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Old Apr 15, 2021, 2:22 pm
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Fin 511



Planespotters had her listed as parked in

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Old Jul 8, 2021, 8:43 am
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In this photo, you can see at least 3 ML and 2 rouge birds. Can someone confirm if 2 other aircraft used to be rouge and are showing the design partially painted-over (i.s. 763s that are going to become cargo)? They're easy to spot as they and the AC aircraft are all in the lower portion of the photo.

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Old Jul 8, 2021, 8:52 am
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Originally Posted by 24left
In this photo, you can see at least 3 ML and 2 rouge birds. Can someone confirm if 2 other aircraft used to be rouge and are showing the design partially painted-over (i.s. 763s that are going to become cargo)? They're easy to spot as they and the AC aircraft are all in the lower portion of the photo.

https://twitter.com/diecastryan/stat...50724597944321
The bottom one is C-GEOU
The other one is a Rouge paint job but the ident has been painted over
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Old Jul 8, 2021, 9:26 am
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Originally Posted by TechnoTourist
The bottom one is C-GEOU
The other one is a Rouge paint job but the ident has been painted over
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Right.
I can see the faint "AIR CANADA" and the C-GEOU on this one




This one only has part of the rouge design left on the tail, but I note that the white paint-over seems to completely cover the logos.

Also, look at the black markings above the front gear door or below right of R1. None of the other AC aircraft have this including the repainted fin above.

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Old Jul 8, 2021, 10:20 am
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Originally Posted by 24left
In this photo, you can see at least 3 ML and 2 rouge birds. Can someone confirm if 2 other aircraft used to be rouge and are showing the design partially painted-over (i.s. 763s that are going to become cargo)? They're easy to spot as they and the AC aircraft are all in the lower portion of the photo.

https://twitter.com/diecastryan/stat...50724597944321
2 Maxes and a 77W (?). Would think they would be back in the operating fleet by now.
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