navymmw
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US Airways E-190

Thu May 21, 2009 8:32 pm

Hello everyone, I'm soon traveling to South Carolina and I will most likely be traveling on a E-190. Now I have just one quick question, are there any seats to avoid such as misaligned windows, etc...? I don't trust seatguru anymore since last time I trusted them on a NWA E-175 I ended up getting a misaligned window when the website said there was none.
 
staralliance38
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RE: US Airways E-190

Fri May 22, 2009 3:01 am

I fly the US E190 a lot and the windows aren't misaligned. If you read some of my TRs, you'll see how easy I get shots from them lol.
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navymmw
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RE: US Airways E-190

Sun May 24, 2009 4:16 am

thanks, thats good. I just booked my tickets and im flying on the E-190 from BOS-PHL. Sooo excitedddd, E-jets are like my favorite planes and the one time I flew on one I had a damn misaligned window, lol.
 
klm672
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RE: US Airways E-190

Sun May 24, 2009 6:40 pm

Flew on one a few months ago, the view was ok (I had the aisle seat + it was dark so I couldnt see much) but I think you should be fine. It was my first flight on one and I really enjoyed it.
Enjoy your flight.
 
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RE: US Airways E-190

Sun May 24, 2009 7:38 pm



Quoting Navymmw (Thread starter):
I don't trust seatguru anymore since last time I trusted them on a NWA E-175 I ended up getting a misaligned window when the website said there was none.

Seatguru relies on travelers submitting reports about aircraft. If you haven't already, you might want to submit a comment to them about which row has the misaligned window, if you haven't already (I notice Seatguru shows row 12 has a misaligned window on the NWA E175).
 
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RE: US Airways E-190

Mon May 25, 2009 5:53 am

The only thing I noticed about the E190 the one time I flew it on B6 was that behind the wing, the strobe on the wing also faces the cabin. This can make it awful to look out the window at night or in low light conditions. I would suggest sitting forward of the wing in those situations (if possible).
 
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US Airways E-190

Mon May 25, 2009 9:50 pm



Quoting DesertFlyer (Reply 5):
The only thing I noticed about the E190 the one time I flew it on B6 was that behind the wing, the strobe on the wing also faces the cabin.

Hmm....I flown US930 twice from CLT-ORF on a 190, both at night, and I've never noticed that. I'll look for it on my CLT-BOS and BOS-CLT.
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DesertFlyer
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RE: US Airways E-190

Tue May 26, 2009 5:51 am



Quoting Staralliance38 (Reply 6):
I'll look for it on my CLT-BOS and BOS-CLT.

Please do! I am curious to see if it was perhaps just a special circumstance with the a/c I was on.
 
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RE: US Airways E-190

Wed May 27, 2009 7:01 am



Quoting DesertFlyer (Reply 5):
The only thing I noticed about the E190 the one time I flew it on B6 was that behind the wing, the strobe on the wing also faces the cabin. This can make it awful to look out the window at night or in low light conditions. I would suggest sitting forward of the wing in those situations (if possible).



Quoting Staralliance38 (Reply 6):

Hmm....I flown US930 twice from CLT-ORF on a 190, both at night, and I've never noticed that. I'll look for it on my CLT-BOS and BOS-CLT.

I have noticed it on the 175 when I was on it GSO-CLT. Since it was a 23 minute flight at night, and only above FL10 for a short while, that strobe and watching the amazingly fast travel above I-85 were my entertainment.

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