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B727 Operators and units on service

Old 18th Oct 2015, 03:49
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B727 Operators and units on service

Which operators around the globe and in the US still flying the B727? I just know Amerijet,
In south america still some companys flying this beaty, Colombia has at least 5 B727-200 and 2 B727 SUPER, I know in brasil some companys still flying this..

Would be nice to try to make a list about the operators and de quantity of units on service
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Old 19th Oct 2015, 08:47
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RAYA Airways in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Old 19th Oct 2015, 12:50
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World airliner census

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Old 23rd Oct 2015, 06:04
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Not Sure Why You're Asking...

I have no clue about why you are asking and my comment may not be relevant... here goes... Are you seeking a driver's job?

If the (small) fleet that you may be flying is well maintained and in great condition, I'd have zero concerns about the hardware. That said, how do you really know? You could ask to see the fleet's Mx log books during your application process, but that alone might wash you out. What do you know about the carrier itself. (And yes, log books can be faked!) With some homework, look at the carrier's financial reports over several years. Good, bad or ugly? Are you offered any opportunity to meet existing line crew? If so, listen to them.
A well maintained 727-200 does not trouble me in the slightest. A lot of African and SEA carriers do. Please be careful. If the operation does not have a good 'odor,' by your own standards, saying 'thank you,' and walking away may be a very smart move.
Have you considered an upgrade? If your ticket still has a few years remaining, perhaps a new TR is for you...

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Old 27th Oct 2015, 01:32
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Thanks a good questions the thing is that after more than a year I got the job opportunity to fly it, but its not a safe operation so what I looking is after got some hours here, start my applications in others companies where the op might be better
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Old 27th Oct 2015, 04:37
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Come to DRC...Services Air still flying them a lot

http://www.servicesaircargo.com/
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Old 27th Oct 2015, 10:27
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South American gangs using old aircraft to fly cocaine to Africa

Originally Posted by The Telegraph:

The UN agency began warning about trans-Atlantic drug planes after Nov 2, 2009, when a burned-out Boeing 727 was found in the desert in Mali. Drug smugglers had flown the jet from Venezuela, unloaded it and then torched it, investigators said.
South American gangs using old aircraft to fly cocaine to Africa - Telegraph
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Old 28th Oct 2015, 00:39
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Not anymore...they prefer Malta regs GLEX'es
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Old 28th Oct 2015, 06:07
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Silk Way have (had) at least one, in a business-only spec IIRC.

I used to see it a lot at my previous airline.

If I recall, it was registered 4L-8888
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Old 28th Oct 2015, 18:20
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Old 28th Oct 2015, 20:17
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Old 29th Oct 2015, 04:12
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Talking

JanetFlight Come to DRC...Services Air still flying them a lot
Welcome To Services Air - Cargo
Sounds Good! In the website it says the have the SUPER so they are not to old as others!
Do you know the requirements ? Are they hiring?

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Flying this would be fantastic but its very difficult to get the jobs im sure they ask for a lot of experience
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Thanks to everyone! I will check your recommendations
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Old 29th Oct 2015, 11:05
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Do you know the requirements ?
In DRC....Hummm, dont think so...maybe some Dollars or Euros in your pocket.

Are they hiring?
In DRC...lots of guys running away, so, others comin'in.

In UK u have also a pair of nice&updated 722 flying on behalf of T2 AVIATION LTD//2 EXCEL AVIATION LTD, for oil spilling purposes.

https://twitter.com/t2aviation

Wish u luck my friend

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Old 16th Nov 2015, 05:15
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IFL cargo Flying them, USA jet one I think.
Kalitta flying 6 of them.
Some other company out of Ohio flying one also.
Someone here does not know how to research well.
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Old 16th Nov 2015, 07:06
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Astral in Nairobi operating two
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Old 16th Nov 2015, 16:13
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Sounds Good! In the website it says the have the SUPER so they are not to old as others!
The Valsan conversion, AKA the Super 727, is mainly an engine change. Nothing to do with when the airframe was built.

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Old 16th Dec 2015, 13:05
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I'd like to contact Service Air Congo, they are not so easy to get in contact with about flying for them. I believe their fleet is in good shape.
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Old 9th Jan 2016, 07:14
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I know Amerijet is hiring FO,s for the 727. If you are a US person, meaning US citizen or legal resident with an FAA ATP they will be happy to take your application. Recently hired pilots with no jet experience. However, the failure rate among those is high. But the planes are well maintained and under FAA standards. Good luck finding what you want.
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Old 9th Jan 2016, 21:03
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They could expand again with the new traffic rights between Cuba and the USA,
Good deal.
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Old 10th Jan 2016, 09:09
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Kalitta flying 6 of them
Are you sure? I thought all their 727 fleet went to KHA years ago
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