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by 71Zulu
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757
Replies: 20
Views: 6762

Re: Trump's 757

FR24 doesn't withhold any info, it's not a US-based service and I successfully tracked movements of some heads of states on private vacation thanks to it. You can even track aircrafts going into/out of Area 51 for instance. If Trump's 752 doesn't show any movement on FR24 then it's just collecting ...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How long will Kalitta Charters II keep the 727?
Replies: 48
Views: 6616

Re: How long will Kalitta Charters II keep the 727?

United_fan wrote:
I saw that one landing in FLL from MSY with a load of horses in March.
Seems every west coast to FLL flight on Air Horse One stops for fuel or a horse break at MSY, must be good business at they happen fairly often. Last one was Jan 29, before that Jan 24.



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by 71Zulu
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tailstrike Closecall?
Replies: 6
Views: 1348

Re: Tailstrike Closecall?

How about this one?Image

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by 71Zulu
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BOS 15l-33r
Replies: 5
Views: 757

Re: BOS 15l-33r

I wouldn't want to be in a Cessna 402 using a 2500 foot runway either, landing maybe, takeoff no way.

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by 71Zulu
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FADEC: How does it work?
Replies: 21
Views: 2026

Re: FADEC: How does it work?

That IR crash has to be only one I’ve heard of where lack of a FADEC was causal to the crash. Air Florida? Plane wasn't climbing yet the pilots never touched the throttles, FADEC would have ensured the correct takeoff power from the start and tbey would have cleared that bridge. Sent from my SM-N92...

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by 71Zulu
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico Nearly Lands on Wrong Runway at SFO
Replies: 70
Views: 11183

Re: Aeromexico Nearly Lands on Wrong Runway at SFO

Set the runway localizer in your NAV radio and you have mostly eliminated the chance of this happening, why isn't this a required procedure?

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by 71Zulu
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aircraft or Aircrafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 859

Re: Aircraft or Aircrafts?

" Look at all those aircraft parked out there" " I see a lot of aircraft or aircraft's over there" " That aircraft has a bent wing" " That aircraft's wing is bent" That's the way I personally used those words it just feel right, Am I wrong or is it how its us...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2018
Replies: 406
Views: 31272

Re: The MSY thread - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL ... /KCLT/KMSY

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AA 772 on the way to MSY (Carolina Panthers)

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL ... /KCLT/KMSY

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by 71Zulu
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 147
Views: 25096

Re: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL ... /KCLT/KMSY

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Playoff time!

Panthers on an AA 772 to New Orleans

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL ... /KCLT/KMSY

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by 71Zulu
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KATL/KMSY



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Narfish641 wrote:
Any time table on the 747 leaving ATL? I'm hoping to catch it soon for one very last time.
Scheduled to depart ATL 9:45am, arrive MSY 9:55am.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KATL/KMSY



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by 71Zulu
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

Hope someone catches it in MSY tomorrow, doesn't look like Clemson will have a happy ride home.


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by 71Zulu
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing charges for diverted planes?
Replies: 50
Views: 8210

Re: Landing charges for diverted planes?

LH658 wrote:
What happens when the passenger is sick etc, they have to divert? Does the PAX get any fees hit at them?
Oh heck no, that is the cost of doing business for the airline.


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by 71Zulu
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KLAX/KATL
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litz wrote:
That'll be one happy flight back to ATL

Got that right, epic!

And the last and only time Georgia went to the Rose Bowl was in 1943 and it was a 4-day train ride!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KLAX/KATL

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by 71Zulu
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing charges for diverted planes?
Replies: 50
Views: 8210

Re: Landing charges for diverted planes?

Just curious about how this works... So if an airliner diverts to a non network field in a dire emergency circumstance like failed cabin pressure, a failed engine or grave medical situation; does the aircraft crew or airline have to produce "funds" before receiving airport services or aft...

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airliner with the most crashes
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: Airliner with the most crashes

Every year, Boeing publishes an accident summary showing the cumulative accident rate as function of 1 million departures. Here's a link to the 2017 version based on data through 2016. http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingdotcom/company/about_bca/pdf/statsum.pdf Unfortunately, the TU-154 is not in...

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

n7371f wrote:
71Zulu wrote:
Then going on Jan 02 ATL-MSY-GSP-???

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Clemson charter.

Then where after GSP?

Will Clemson be the last passengers to fly on a DL 744?

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 79590

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

jbs2886 wrote:
GSP-MSY was supposed to be a 744, correct? Or is it the return?

Only the return on Jan 02.

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

Then going on Jan 02 ATL-MSY-GSP-???

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by 71Zulu
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

N674US will ferry into MSY sometime late on Jan 1 or early Jan 2 to bring Clemson back to GSP, departure from MSY is on Jan 2 but not sure what time.


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by 71Zulu
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 985
Views: 83767

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

Where do the Saints leave from now on their charters? From General Aviation off Airline Hwy?

Guess the other charters arrive and leave from there too.

Hope someone is around to take a pic of the DL 747 on Tuesday.

Thanks!


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by 71Zulu
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

I would like to get pictures of the Buffalo charter. Exactly when is it expected to arrive/what is the tail #? Has to be N674US as that should be the only one left now. Hopefully someone at DL will post but I would be expecting it to land in BUF Saturday morning about 10 or 11 am. Sent from my SM-N...

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by 71Zulu
Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

Air France 17 (+1) x B742 15 x B741 13 x A300B4 4 x A300B2 6 x A310-200 8 x Concorde 29 x B722 (+25) x A320 14 x B732 2 x Transall C-160 15 x Fokker F27 British Airways (+16) x B744 15 (+1) x B742 16 x B741 6 x L-1011-1 3 x L-100-50 8 x L-1011-200 2 x L-1011-500 7 x Concorde 24 (+2) x B752 43 x B732...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 19155

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KATL/KLAX
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Here's the link for the Georgia DL B744, other didn't work for some reason

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KATL/KLAX

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

And flight plans just posted for Tuesday: 6306 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9932 6310 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9931 So I assume these go to the boneyard with a complete interior? I would hope they would re use the seats ,especially the 1st class ones.. I'm sure they are stri...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 747-400 Enroute now LAX-Marana
Replies: 15
Views: 2807

Re: DL 747-400 Enroute now LAX-Marana

Nice!Image

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 19155

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

Michigan State Spartans flew to KDTW to KSAN on a DAL 747-400. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8916/history/20171222/2000Z/KDTW/KSAN Spartans' Twitter feed showed the Spartans riding in style: https://twitter.com/MSU_Football It was the last customer flight on Ship 6309. Go Green! They'll fl...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 19155

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KSBN/KMCO
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Notre Dame preparing to depart South Bend .. DAL B763

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KSBN/KMCO

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 19155

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KATL/KLAX

Then looks like the aircraft will ferry to SAN.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KLAX/KSAN
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Here's Georgia getting ready to depart ATL for the Rose Bowl on a Delta 747.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KATL/KLAX

Then looks like the aircraft will ferry to SAN.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL ... /KLAX/KSAN

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

It's your thread, so apart from the ambiguous title, you can set your own criteria. Since your opening post, where you listed every major US airline, we've had Air Canada, Pacific Western, Aero Lloyd (from Germany??) and now AeroMexico & Mexicana. Not surprisingly, I'm a little confused, and cl...

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

delta747tlv wrote:
Looking like 6314 is the last one standing.

What about BUF-FLL-BUF?



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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 24, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

AeroMexico
3 x DC-10-30
2 x DC-10-15
5 x DC-8-50
9 x MD-80
16 x DC-9-30
8 x DC-9-10

Mexicana
5 x DC-10-15
40 x B722

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

According to the Company Intranet, the following cities should be seeing the 744 from 22Dec-Jan02. In alphabetical order they are: ATL, BUF, DFW, DTW, EWR, FLL, GSP, LAX, MSY, SAN & SEA. I saw this on twitter!! Buffalo is getting the queen one more time!! I am definitely going to check it out w...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of DL 744 low-pass over MSP
Replies: 46
Views: 9762

Re: Video of DL 744 low-pass over MSP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBPOj5VrSdg

I don´t think even without passengers this is not risky.

Yeah that's crazy, this one is nuts too!

https://youtu.be/_dK5VOhKk8s
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AR385 wrote:

You mean like this? :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBPOj5VrSdg

I don´t think even without passengers this is not risky.

Yeah that's crazy, this one is nuts too!

https://youtu.be/_dK5VOhKk8s

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q ... UcUw8QWY2y
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Delta Twitter on the 747

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q ... UcUw8QWY2y

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In an emergency, can a Boeing pilot fly an Airbus and vice versa?
Replies: 86
Views: 7245

Re: In an emergency, can a Boeing pilot fly an Airbus and vice versa?

Obviously the transition to Airbus would be easier than the other way around. :D
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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video of DL 744 low-pass over MSP
Replies: 46
Views: 9762

Re: Video of DL 744 low-pass over MSP

Nice video but gear down, really? I like South American and African low passes. Gear up, very fast and very low. Americans and (some) Europeans seem to be scared and always do slooow, boooring passes. Anyway, at least it's good to see the Queen being enjoyed before being retired. That's a beauty fo...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

afcjets wrote:
Air Atlanta
Aloha
Hawaiian
Midwest Express

None are in the book surprisingly.

We will have to figure it out.

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

Isn't DTW a pilot base for the 747? so should be there every day.

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

Here is Air Canada, nice fleet!

Air Canada
2 x B742
3 x B741
8 x L-1011-100
6 x L-1011-500
7 x DC-8-73F
14 x B762
36 x B722
35 x DC-9-30

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

TranStar Airlines
(not in the book but from planespotters)
7 x DC-9-50
8 x MD-82
2 x MD-83

Trans World Airlines
(corrected)
20 x B741/B742
35 x L-1011
10 x B762
56 x B722
26 x B721
4 x MD-82
19 x MD-80
3 x DC-9-40
36 x DC-9-30
7 x DC-9-10

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Re: Flashback 1987

barney captain wrote:
Can you clarify the (+) number? What does that refer to?

Orders in place at that time.

Your company has grown just a tad in 30 years I would say! :D



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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13446

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

The GSP and MSY is probably Clemson to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl, just have to find out what day they will leave, game is New Year's Day.

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Attention EWR and SAN: DL 744 Inbound*
Replies: 17
Views: 3309

Re: *Attention EWR and SAN: DL 744 Inbound*

DL has actually released a list of every airport that will see a DL 744 sports charter from now until 1/2: https://news.delta.com/be-lookout-four-delta-747-400s-13-days-and-11-airports List: ATL, BUF, DFW, DTW, EWR, FLL, GSP , LAX, MSY , SAN, SEA Thanks, so guess Clemson will be flying to MSY on a ...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3646

Flashback 1987

Thought it would be fun to look back at the airline world 30 years ago in the USA and compare the fleets to what they have today as well as look at the ones no longer with us. Info is from the book Modern Commercial Aircraft published 1987 and I think I've corrected a couple of errors printed in the...

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by 71Zulu
Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suncountry at ABQ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1781

Re: Suncountry at ABQ?

Those flight numbers are charters.


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by 71Zulu
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 158, Last DL 747 flight
Replies: 125
Views: 19122

Re: DL 158, Last DL 747 flight

Sure hope DL has Pilots for these charters. Those are expensive cancels. You are right, maybe even impossible to cancel. The Falcons got out of Atlanta during the power outage somehow and there was a story from years back when an NFL team charter went tech, they turned around another scheduled airc...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway
Replies: 105
Views: 5157

Re: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway

why is there no positive train control on this train which would automatically slow you down if you do exceed the speed limit? Positive Train Control is still "in testing phase" on this new route. They decided to open it up while PTC is being worked on, hoping nothing would go wrong in th...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway
Replies: 105
Views: 5157

Re: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway

I'm now reading that the bend was marked at 30mph and the train did not slow down from 80mph. Amtrak derailment: Train was traveling at 80 mph in 30-mph zone https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/amtrak-derailment-train-crashes-near-tacoma-washington-n830751 Unreal how this can happen, how can the e...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway
Replies: 105
Views: 5157

Re: Amtrak Cascades Train Derails over Interstate Highway

I'm assuming there's no signage warning of a curve and to slow down like on roadways. Also assuming the engineer is supposed to know the route including bridges, curves, and speed restrictions. Every section of track has a speed limit. It's marked both with a sign and also a warning inside the cab ...

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