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United Airlines Fleet Updates [2022 Edition]

United Airlines Fleet Updates [2022 Edition]

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The Fleet Status site is:
https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/

At the site, you can find information about the interior features, livery, etc., for every plane in United's fleet.

United Airlines Equipment (Aircraft) Codes (via JOSECONLSCREW28)- code refers to type and configuration but not IFE:

pmCO
73S - B737-700 Guam Configuration (12/30/84 Slimline)
73G - B737-700 Slimline (12/36/78 config)
73Y - B737-800 Slimline Config (16/54/96 config)
73U - B737-800 Guam Slimline Configuration (16/42/108 config)
73Q - B737-800 Slimline (16/54/96) with SFP (a/c 3519 and above 16/48/102) 3528 and up Sky Interior, 3532 and up Sky bins
73C - B737-900 Slimline (20/42/117 config)
73L - B737-900ER Slimline Config (3413-3442 & 3479: 20/42/117), (3443-3478: 20/39/120) (3479 Sky Interior and Space bins)
37E - B737-MAX8 Slimline 16/54/96): Sky Interior and Space bins
37X - B737-MAX9 Slimline
20/48/111): Sky Interior and Space bins
75B - B757-200 Int'l Config (
16/45/108)
75S - B757-200 Int'l Config (16/42/118)
75E - B757-300 Slimline (24/57/156 config)
76S - B767-400ER (39/70/131 with Y crew mod)
78H - B787-8 (28J/21PP/38E+/158Y)
78Z - B787-9 (48/88/116 config)
78P - B787-9 (48J/21PP/39E+/149Y config)

77E - B777-200ER Polaris/PP (50/24/46/15

pmUA19F - A319 version 1 (12/36/78 config)
19G - A319 version 2 (12/36/78 config) (ex-CZ frames, different lavs)
20S - A320 version 1 (12/42/96 config)
20C - A320 version 2 (ex-CZ frames) (12/42/96 config), different lavs
37K - B737-900ER (20/39/120 a/c 3801-3810 ) (20/42/117 a/c 3811-3894 Sky - a/c 3895-3899 Space Bins
76A - B767-300ER Polaris 2 class (30J/46E+/138Y config)
76L - B767-300ER Polaris/PP (46J/22PP/43E+/56Y config)
77G/M - B777-200 Domestic (Versions 3 & 4 / 28F/102E+/234Y config)
77O - B777-200ER Domestic Version 32F/124E+/206Y config.
77U/N - B777-200ER Polaris/PP (50J/24PP/46E+/156Y)
77X - B777-300ER Polaris/PP (60J/24PP/62E+/204Y)
78J(78X) - B787-10 Polaris/PP 44J/21PP/45E+/199Y config)

Here's what each of the facilities do historically:
Domestic Contract:
LCQ, Airbus heavy/medium maint, Airbus Inductions and mods, 319/320 reconfiguration, 763 paint
MIA, reconfiguration and maintenance, all except 787/777
DLH/BQN/BFM, Airbus maintenance
SAT 757 maint/reconfiguration, some 763 maintenance
INT, 737 & 757 maint.
TPA, 737 heavy maint, contract, but UA building own hanger
RFD, 777 ADS-B (completed)
ILN occasional 763 maint.
Domestic In House:
HOU, 737 heavier maintenance, some shorter mod work
SFO, Airbus D checks, heavy 772 maint, 737NG C checks, other maint.
MCO, 737/757 maintenance, some mods.
IAH, light maint, some mods
SEA, 77W, 787 delivery induction
DEN, IAD, 787 new delivery induction
Paint Facilities
VCV, AMA, CWF, FTW paint
International Contract:
HKG, heavy widebody maint and reconf (also heavy GUM 737 maint); 763/772GE Polaris mods
XMN 772PW Polaris mods, 787 mod, 777/787 heavy maint
PVG, 788 modifications/WiFi, GUM 737 maint
PEK, some widebody maint.

Services ended at:
MCN, PEK, SKF, VQQ

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Old Sep 22, 22, 6:54 am
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772PW Restart:
N775UA was sked to exit VCV 2692/21Sep, but instead
N795UA exited with the same flight number.
N218UA is still in VCV.
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Old Sep 22, 22, 11:11 am
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Originally Posted by uastarflyer View Post
Were talking past each other. Whatever is getting Bluetooth and new screens should be specd with usb a and c. I doubt the current modernization was being planned in 2012. Smisek was removing screens back then.

Note I am not saying Polaris should have had usb c as that was specd probably in 2013-2014

New Max 9s are being delivered with usb c which undermines your 10 years ago argument. My point is any plane undergoing the modernization with screens and BT should have had usb-c included too. And nose to tail, not just F. The C connector will be ubiquitous and preferred. Ill waive my fee.
Also I believe that EU regulations are going to require USB-C as of 2024 for ALL mobile devices, including Apple...
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Old Sep 22, 22, 12:05 pm
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Originally Posted by st3 View Post
Not to mention the difference in maximum amperage between A and C could be an entirely different set of headaches.

USB-A is vastly more universal, even in 2022.
Agree USB-A is more universal.

USB-C is not just a max amperage issue, it can also supply different voltages. There is a handshake between the power controller and the device to determine the voltage and current to be supplied. This makes the USC-C port electronics much more complicated.
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Old Sep 22, 22, 10:49 pm
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772 PW Restart Update (of 52 units):
#48 N218UA Polaris sked to exit VCV 2728/23Sep, at least third attempt.
#49 N775UA Dom exit from VCV cxld 2692/21Sep
#50 N795UA Polaris exited VCV 2692/21Sep
#51 N792UA Polaris sked to exit VCV 2756/23Sep
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Old Sep 23, 22, 12:05 am
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Originally Posted by alanjed View Post
USB-C is not just a max amperage issue, it can also supply different voltages. There is a handshake between the power controller and the device to determine the voltage and current to be supplied. This makes the USC-C port electronics much more complicated.
The good news is UA has a reference design for it and it is in production!

Just not in all rows or all newly delivered aircraft. That will be a regret within 3 years. Dyce makes an excellent point Re EU - once iPhones toggle to C its game over.
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Old Sep 23, 22, 12:25 am
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Originally Posted by uastarflyer View Post
We’re talking past each other. Whatever is getting Bluetooth and new screens should be spec’d with usb a and c. I doubt the current modernization was being planned in 2012. Smisek was removing screens back then.

Note I am not saying Polaris should have had usb c as that was spec’d probably in 2013-2014

New Max 9’s are being delivered with usb c which undermines your “10 years ago” argument. My point is any plane undergoing the modernization with screens and BT should have had usb-c included too. And nose to tail, not just F. The C connector will be ubiquitous and preferred. I’ll waive my fee.
Max's all different types have been in production since 2015 and in design since 2006. The cabin equipment have been in development and production about the same length. Again modernization doesn't come overnight. Especially in this regulated industry.

Should EU require all mobile devices to be USB-C, the retrofit pace may pick up but by no means will all cabins and seats, specifically owned and/or operated by and for UA, be instantly ready and installed.

UA still hasn't moved on getting updates to the 737 fleet that they'd planned. Just as you'll need electrical plug adapters going to countries outside North America and vice versa, USB-A-to-C adapters will be needed and have their own problems in use.

David

p.s. Remember when you still needed a car charger adapter not too long ago? Oh, wait, that's still in use in automobiles and vehicles around the world.
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Old Sep 23, 22, 2:23 am
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Originally Posted by uastarflyer View Post
once iPhones toggle to C its game over.
Why?

USB A to USB C cables are a thing.
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Old Sep 23, 22, 3:44 am
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Originally Posted by supine View Post
Why?

USB A to USB C cables are a thing.
yes, and the only reason I carry one now is because theres no usb-c outlets.

So I have to carry one ONLY because the airline industry is stuck in 2002
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yes, and the only reason I carry one now is because theres no usb-c outlets.

So I have to carry one ONLY because the airline industry is stuck in 2002
And lounges? Hotels? Rental cars? The sockets on the desk of the office you are visiting / the conference you are attending?
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Old Sep 23, 22, 5:27 am
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Originally Posted by supine View Post
And lounges? Hotels? Rental cars? The sockets on the desk of the office you are visiting / the conference you are attending?
New cars are rapidly phasing in C, even lower end models like 2023 Toyota Corolla have it already. Which means rental fleets by 24-25 will be well represented

Your other examples are electric outlets

So Max 9 with C are a mistake, is that what youre saying? No - it is a good thing - for the entire aircraft and as many as possible ASAP! Just like Bluetooth and screens generally.
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Originally Posted by uastarflyer View Post
So Max 9 with C are a mistake, is that what youre saying?
No. I'm saying that United Max9s are hardly the last thing to have USB A sockets.

Even if they'd managed to make them USB C, keeping that A-to-C cable in your bag is probably a wise move.
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Old Sep 23, 22, 10:22 am
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Originally Posted by supine View Post
And lounges? Hotels? Rental cars? The sockets on the desk of the office you are visiting / the conference you are attending?
My plugs & travel adapters have USB-C outlets (re: lounges & hotels). I hardly ever rent a car, but the last couple I have, have had USB-C outlets alongside the USB-A outlet.
I'm not sure what the argument is.... USB-C is replacing USB-A, and eventually, USB-C will also be replaced. Embrace change
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Old Sep 23, 22, 4:58 pm
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UAX Update

CR2:
N879AS (floater) parked at TUS
N920SW parked at TUS
N913EV parked at TUS

CR5:
N564GJ parked at IGM
N565GJ parked at IGM
N568GJ parked at IGM
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Old Sep 23, 22, 10:08 pm
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Originally Posted by Dyce View Post
My plugs & travel adapters have USB-C outlets (re: lounges & hotels). I hardly ever rent a car, but the last couple I have, have had USB-C outlets alongside the USB-A outlet.
I'm not sure what the argument is.... USB-C is replacing USB-A, and eventually, USB-C will also be replaced. Embrace change
Should this be in a different thread? Seems like all this USB-* discussion is way off the subject matter.
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737MAX8 New Delivery:
N27271 exited SEA Induction, and ferried to IAD.
1st Revenue trip sked 2111/26Sep
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