Boeing727
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...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:48 am

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

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

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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:15 am

A very visual yet poetic display of the genesis of Virgin America all summed up into one flight. Bravo.
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:18 am

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"?
 
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 9:03 am

Wow, what a route  Wink


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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 9:11 am

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

My thoughts as well.
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:04 am

Quote:
At least part of this flight occurs outside of FlightAware's service area. Information on this page may be unreliable.
 
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 12:10 pm

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

Agreed. But I would lean more towards VS's current status as circling the drain.
 
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 3:24 pm

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?
 
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:42 pm

Is Virgin America the same as Skybus?
 
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:51 pm

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

No!

http://www.skybus.com/

http://www.virginamerica.com/

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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 4:55 pm

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
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:19 pm

Damn....Im dizzy looking at it.


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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 6:11 pm

The uppermost part of the route must have been one hell of a sharp turn!
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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:29 pm

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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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:38 am

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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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:20 am

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


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RE: ...Virgin America Going In Circles...

Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:46 am

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.