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User currently offlineBoeing727 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 955 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 7780 times:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N...A/history/20070113/1941Z/CYUL/CYUL

Intersting, anybody knows if this aircraft testing or crew training...????

Boeing727

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User currently offlineBigGSFO From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2933 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 7624 times:

A very visual yet poetic display of the genesis of Virgin America all summed up into one flight. Bravo.
 Big grin


User currently offlineLawnDart From United States of America, joined May 2005, 970 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 7608 times:

Quoting Boeing727 (Thread starter):
...Virgin America Going In Circles...



Quoting BigGSFO (Reply 1):
A very visual yet poetic display of the genesis of Virgin America all summed up into one flight.

As in "down the drain"?


User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 7455 times:

Wow, what a route  Wink


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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12119 posts, RR: 49
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 7410 times:
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Quoting LawnDart (Reply 2):
As in "down the drain"?

My thoughts as well.



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User currently onlineD L X From United States of America, joined May 1999, 11422 posts, RR: 52
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 7281 times:

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At least part of this flight occurs outside of FlightAware's service area. Information on this page may be unreliable.



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User currently offline77411 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 7103 times:

Quoting LawnDart (Reply 2):
As in "down the drain"?

Agreed. But I would lean more towards VS's current status as circling the drain.


User currently offlineHiflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2175 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 6902 times:

Flt planned only to 16 thousand per flt aware...I would suggest control surface testing. Is this one still painted VA or is it one now being subleased out?

User currently offlineWhpbur From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 30 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 6529 times:

Is Virgin America the same as Skybus?

User currently offlineCiccone From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 42 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 6492 times:

Quoting Whpbur (Reply 8):
Is Virgin America the same as Skybus?

No!

http://www.skybus.com/

http://www.virginamerica.com/

[Edited 2007-01-14 08:52:36]


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User currently offlineEvilForce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 6469 times:

Quoting Whpbur (Reply 8):
Is Virgin America the same as Skybus?

If by that you mean that they both haven't gotten off the ground, probably never will, and have a shakey business plan, then yes.  duck  LOL


User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6161 posts, RR: 24
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 6361 times:

Damn....Im dizzy looking at it.


ASLAX



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User currently offlineAviacentre From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 121 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 6166 times:

The uppermost part of the route must have been one hell of a sharp turn!


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User currently offlineAvroArrow From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 1045 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4974 times:

Maybe they were up trying some extreme aerobatics in the hopes that they'd write off the airframe and get the insurance $$.  Big grin
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User currently offlineFlyorski From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 995 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3162 times:

There was an article on this kind of a thing earlier, try a search.

VS needs to do certain tests for DOT to get a licence, etc.....



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User currently offlineFL370 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 252 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2898 times:

why did virgin america get denied? thats the only part im confused about! i saw one of the planes at SFO 3 days ago.


fl370


User currently offline77411 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2545 times:

Quoting FL370 (Reply 15):
why did virgin america get denied? thats the only part im confused about! i saw one of the planes at SFO 3 days ago.

For trying to bend the rules regarding foreign ownership.


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