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by BigAppleCoder
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 951
Views: 238357

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Anybody know the story on the LN:688 - the undelivered Air China bird that was rolled out March 19, 2018?

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by BigAppleCoder
Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List Price Of A 707-120 And 707-320
Replies: 5
Views: 4267

RE: List Price Of A 707-120 And 707-320

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Aug 03, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Y1, 787, 777NG, 747-8 Engine Speed Increase
Replies: 19
Views: 6999

RE: Y1, 787, 777NG, 747-8 Engine Speed Increase

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's A Desert Kit?
Replies: 5
Views: 2537

RE: What's A Desert Kit?

I imagine it's a kit with the things needed for survival in case one finds themselves with the unpleasant Sahara diversion.

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa Air Pilot Steals Pax IPod At Security!
Replies: 69
Views: 14714

RE: Mesa Air Pilot Steals Pax IPod At Security!

Talk about poor judgement.

A moment of greed will probably cost this guy his job at mesa and perhaps his career as a pilot.

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 9 Hour Layover At EWR, What To Do?
Replies: 36
Views: 17255

RE: 9 Hour Layover At EWR, What To Do?

An overnight layover in Newark...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/yuck.gif" alt="yuck" border=0>  You're so close to NYC you might as well go in for a few hours as there will be much more happening here than at the airport. I would take the airport Airtrain (Monorail) to Newark st...

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by BigAppleCoder
Mon Jul 09, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overseas Phone Centers
Replies: 52
Views: 2781

RE: Overseas Phone Centers

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by BigAppleCoder
Sun Jul 08, 2007 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 7Series Complete 7/7/07 Flyover Details
Replies: 121
Views: 24298

RE: Boeing 7Series Complete 7/7/07 Flyover Details

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Orders For July 3, 2007
Replies: 24
Views: 8560

RE: Boeing Orders For July 3, 2007

When is DL scheduled to get their first 777LR?

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Orders For July 3, 2007
Replies: 24
Views: 8560

RE: Boeing Orders For July 3, 2007

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by BigAppleCoder
Sat Jun 30, 2007 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Is Ready: 7.8.7. Are You? Details Now...
Replies: 56
Views: 19745

RE: Boeing Is Ready: 7.8.7. Are You? Details Now...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Is Ready: 7.8.7. Are You? Details Now...
Replies: 56
Views: 19745

RE: Boeing Is Ready: 7.8.7. Are You? Details Now...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Seats Available Today On AA?!
Replies: 19
Views: 5512

RE: No Seats Available Today On AA?!

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Seats Available Today On AA?!
Replies: 19
Views: 5512

RE: No Seats Available Today On AA?!

The weather is just crazy  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/crazy.gif" alt="crazy" border=0> . It is just killing the airline's flight schedules...Look at this notice from Delta from their website: <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-ri...

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed Jun 27, 2007 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10 Fire Bomber Grounded After Grazing Tree Tops
Replies: 53
Views: 21907

RE: DC-10 Fire Bomber Grounded After Grazing Tree Tops

Whew!!!! Way too f**king close  scared . I'm happy to hear they're safe.

I wonder if this close call means they'll re-evaluate the use of the DC-10 in a firefighting role?

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why AA Won't Order Boeing (for Now).
Replies: 106
Views: 17129

RE: Why AA Won't Order Boeing (for Now).

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by BigAppleCoder
Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LIN Closed Due To Hares
Replies: 11
Views: 3922

RE: LIN Closed Due To Hares

"Shhhhhhhh, be vewy vewy quiet; I'm hunting wabbits, heheheheheheh,"

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by BigAppleCoder
Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Has Received Photos Of The 787 Fuselage Gaps?
Replies: 160
Views: 26129

RE: Who Has Received Photos Of The 787 Fuselage Gaps?

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed May 23, 2007 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair Most Eco-efficient Airbus Fleet
Replies: 7
Views: 3220

RE: Finnair Most Eco-efficient Airbus Fleet

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by BigAppleCoder
Sat May 19, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Says GA Should Pay More For ATC
Replies: 9
Views: 3272

RE: FAA Says GA Should Pay More For ATC

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by BigAppleCoder
Sat May 19, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Says GA Should Pay More For ATC
Replies: 9
Views: 3272

RE: FAA Says GA Should Pay More For ATC

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri May 18, 2007 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United F/A Interview
Replies: 24
Views: 3136

RE: United F/A Interview

My wife interviewed with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> last year for a F/A position and I can tell you some about her experience. She had to call a few days ahead to schedule the flight out to Chicago O'Hare. Since we live in NYC so she flew out the morning of the interview and...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri May 18, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United P.s. 757 Fleet
Replies: 20
Views: 8354

RE: United P.s. 757 Fleet

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by BigAppleCoder
Tue May 15, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYT Art. Re: Carbon Footprint Calc And Offset
Replies: 0
Views: 2013

NYT Art. Re: Carbon Footprint Calc And Offset

Okay, There's a site referenced in todays New York Times named zerofootprint.net... <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/15/technology/15energy.html" target=_blank>http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/15/technology/15energy.html</a> It has an "advanced" personal carbon footprint calculator. For the hec...

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by BigAppleCoder
Mon May 14, 2007 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna 172 Ferry Flight
Replies: 21
Views: 9483

RE: Cessna 172 Ferry Flight

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by BigAppleCoder
Thu May 10, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Offer Helicopter Service To JFK
Replies: 18
Views: 9400

RE: Delta To Offer Helicopter Service To JFK

I've used the helicopter service to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> before and here are my observations... First, from a "coolness" standpoint, there's nothing like taking a helicopter to the airport from Manhattan. Gene...

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by BigAppleCoder
Thu May 10, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would An Airline Swap Classes For Spouses?
Replies: 15
Views: 7826

RE: Would An Airline Swap Classes For Spouses?

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed May 09, 2007 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Reported To Switch To The B787
Replies: 148
Views: 31043

RE: US Airways Reported To Switch To The B787

I'd be willing to bet some serious coin that US sticks with the A350 and with Airbus line in general. It seems that Airbus is making concessions on aircraft prices that Boeing choses not to match. But more importantly, I don't see US sacrificing their relationship with the company that tossed them a...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri May 04, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: Largest Single Investor Comes Back For More
Replies: 16
Views: 3710

RE: Delta: Largest Single Investor Comes Back For More

Reminds me of the old joke... "How do you make a small fortune in the Airline industry? . . . Start off by investing with a large one!" <i>bah dah ding</i> Which reminds me of an old saying. "I just flew back from Cleveland and boy, are my arms tired!" <i>bah dah dum</i> Thank you! Thank you!  <img ...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri May 04, 2007 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Few "Why In The USA..." Questions
Replies: 121
Views: 17154

RE: A Few "Why In The USA..." Questions

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri May 04, 2007 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Y-class Change Fee?
Replies: 7
Views: 2023

RE: NW Y-class Change Fee?

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by BigAppleCoder
Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Exits Bankruptcy 4/30/2007
Replies: 68
Views: 10007

DL Exits Bankruptcy 4/30/2007

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paula Abdul Diva Attitude And Southwest
Replies: 87
Views: 77606

RE: Paula Abdul Diva Attitude And Southwest

Southwest airline treats everyone the same which is part of the charm of the airline. No diva's tolerated whether celebrity or Frequent Flyer. It's also about attitude. If she had approached an agent at the gate and asked nicely they might have let her board early. But, any chance of that disappeare...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Times Reporting Emirates Goes A350
Replies: 259
Views: 24173

RE: Times Reporting Emirates Goes A350

Based on what I read in the article the prices for the A350-800 and A350-900 are listed at $189 million for the former and $215 million for the latter. Airbus is discounting both to around $102 million each. This matches the discounted price Boeing is offering the 787 which lists for $153 million bu...

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Considers TVs And Internet
Replies: 4
Views: 2168

RE: WN Considers TVs And Internet

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by BigAppleCoder
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

Implementation of the user fee structure opens up Pandora's box. Oversight authority would be removed from Congress and placed into the hands of an appointed board who will be free to set the fee structure in any manner they desire. The initial round of fees will almost certainly be presented as "re...

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

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by BigAppleCoder
Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?
Replies: 181
Views: 8710

RE: Should Travelers Pay For General Aviation?

This thread finally made me jump and sign up for a membership. Yeah, it's popular to say "soak the rich", but the proposed user fees and aviation fuel taxes won't hurt them much. It will however seriously damage a significant segment of the economy. General aviation is loosely described as everythin...

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