How many of United's L-1011s are still in service?

FreightNazi

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How many L-1011s does United still have in service? I think they got those from the PanAm purchase. They are probably a whole lot cheaper to operate on long thin routes than a 747.
 

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I haven't seen a L-1011 fly in a long time. I don't think I have ever seen one in United Colors.
 

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They dont even operate the DC-10 anymore...havent for about 5 years. I remember seeing a few pictures of the L-1011 but its been MANY years. It was in the OLD paint scheme too. No more 747-200 or anything..just the 737-300/500, A319/320,747-400, 757-200, 767-200(will be gone soon) 767-300, 777-200. Thats been there fleet since the DC-10 left many years ago and so did the 747-200.
 

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Uh, zero
 

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I think United had some L1011 for a little while in the mid 80's after they bought Pan Am's pacific operation.
 

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Saw a THAI SKY AIRLINES L-1011 the other day.

Never seen a UAL L1011, ever!...Only Tristars of US carriers I've seen are from DL
 

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Well... I was just going to write, "I don't think United ever operated the L-1011," and then I found this:

http://www.airliners.net/open.file/298131/L/

But, they were apparently short-lived at United. I think the only current U.S. operator of the L-Ten is ATA.
 
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There are currently 10 or so ATA L-1011s parked in Roswell.
 

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(o) (o) said:
Only Tristars of US carriers I've seen are from DL


Delta, Eastern, United, TWA, Pan AM, Rich, Air America, ATA, Arrow, FineAir. Those are the ones that come to mind.

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United would have had L1011's if G. Bush wasn't president. Isn't that right WATCHYOURELBLOWS?
 

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Huh? Take your medication hun.

Back on topic: I'm not sure how long UAL had L1011's but it was not for very long.
 

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ATA only has 5 left , 4 500s and 1 100. I think we're the only US operaters with them. Best aircraft in the world.
 

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Delta aquired most if not all of the UAL/Pan Am L1011-500's They were refered to at PUDs, having been in service with PanAm, UAL and finally DAL. Very nice machines and a pleasure to fly. Don't know where they are anymore but I suspect that some are in Victorville, and others may be in service God knows where. Can't imagine how any third world operators keep this type of airplane in service anymore. DAL operated -500's from Air Canada as well.
 

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I believe also if memory serves me correct that a bunch of ex- Pan Am L1011-500's went to the RAF in the UK.
 

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habubuaza said:
I believe also if memory serves me correct that a bunch of ex- Pan Am L1011-500's went to the RAF in the UK.
I believe they bought 6 of them when PanAm sold there Pacific division to UAL. Turned them into tankers to supplement the VC10's
 
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