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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-39 Crash At Quad City Air Show
Replies: 19
Views: 12321

RE: L-39 Crash At Quad City Air Show

Btw there are a lot of L39's flying around with live seats, this aircraft didn't have them as previously stated.

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-39 Crash At Quad City Air Show
Replies: 19
Views: 12321

RE: L-39 Crash At Quad City Air Show

Prideaircraft.com This is where the plane was rebuilt years ago, N139GS. Glenn was a great guy but the owner of pride aircraft is pretty shady. This plane belly landed about 6-7 years ago at <acronym title="Chicago / Rockford - International (Greater Rockford) (RFD / KRFD), USA - Illinois">RFD</acro...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sat Aug 19, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ? About Ryan Internationals 727 Service
Replies: 1
Views: 1573

? About Ryan Internationals 727 Service

I was just picture searching and noticed that Ryan flew 727's for Emery worldwide and the US<acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym>. I knew they flew 727's back in the day and i work directly with there 757's now. I was just currious if Emery or the US<acronym title="Ukraine Int...

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Jul 28, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weather Trouble Around Chicago On 7/27!
Replies: 5
Views: 2650

RE: Weather Trouble Around Chicago On 7/27!

We had a few divertions into RFD from that weather. 4 <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 757's 1 <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> A319 1 Frontier A319 (mdw bound) 1 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Jul 28, 2006 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lebenon Evacuee Flights To PHL. What Carriers?
Replies: 4
Views: 2581

RE: Lebenon Evacuee Flights To PHL. What Carriers?

I know of a few Ryan International 757's as well....one is still doing some of the charters right now.

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Jun 30, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British 294 Diverting To Milwaukee
Replies: 45
Views: 12495

RE: British 294 Diverting To Milwaukee

RFD got an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 from <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> and a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> A319 fro...

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by Bobs89irocz
Thu Jun 01, 2006 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weather Diversions Around ORD Today
Replies: 7
Views: 4162

RE: Weather Diversions Around ORD Today

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Feb 20, 2006 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travolta Flying Home - N707JT
Replies: 39
Views: 9015

RE: Travolta Flying Home - N707JT

Mike- I saw 707JT in <acronym title="San Antonio - International (SAT / KSAT), USA - Texas">SAT</acronym> Early last May...The tail was sticking out of the hanger...i just got sight of it as i was on an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym...

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by Bobs89irocz
Tue Jan 31, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air Deminishing
Replies: 35
Views: 10000

RE: Hooters Air Deminishing

Im with Nopeotone on this matter, Hooters did slash the flights big time...Had to have UPS bring all the bags from <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> that where lo...

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air Deminishing
Replies: 35
Views: 10000

RE: Hooters Air Deminishing

Hey guys...Hooters did pretty good out of RFD. They left because Allegiant came in and was guarenteed the same load factors as hooters from the airport and hooters didnt like that. They got pissed because someone else was gonna play the airline game with them out of RFD. So Hooters waited till there...

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Oct 31, 2005 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scary Mayday Call........ (audio)
Replies: 40
Views: 19168

RE: Scary Mayday Call........ (audio)

I did spin training at Spartan School of Aeronatics in Tulsa, OK 4 years ago...did 3 of them...i think everyone should do them. They are scary but a bit of training everyone should recieve.

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dozens Stranded At Orlando-Sanford Intl.
Replies: 29
Views: 7593

RE: Dozens Stranded At Orlando-Sanford Intl.

SFB was the last of the TMA mechanics. Almost all the rest where from Gearbuck? At least the guys in know up here are from their. All the other TMA mechanics that where let go went over to Ryan International. They have a base at RFD. TMA got ride of most of all there 727's a few months ago. They had...

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Sep 30, 2005 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dozens Stranded At Orlando-Sanford Intl.
Replies: 29
Views: 7593

RE: Dozens Stranded At Orlando-Sanford Intl.

TMA is bankrupt.....OVER. This is in from a fax i recieved and from empolyees (dispachers, pilots, mx) that explains a lot from last night...sorry folks.

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Sep 05, 2005 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's F100
Replies: 41
Views: 6764

RE: AA's F100

The <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> F100 where a great little airplane....for the pilots. <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> people hated them. They where good on gas though. Spartan13- I remember flying that little 152 about 4 years ago....then i started ...

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busiest Overnight Airports
Replies: 37
Views: 5986

RE: Busiest Overnight Airports

ANC.....That was the first in my head..then, <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>, <acronym title="Louisville - Standiford Field International (SDF / KSDF), USA - Kentucky">SDF</acronym>, and pretty much every other cargo hub. But in the US i would say...

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by Bobs89irocz
Thu Aug 11, 2005 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ID This Plane (tough)
Replies: 19
Views: 7898

RE: ID This Plane (tough)

Id say the Covair 580

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion Priorities
Replies: 13
Views: 2167

RE: Diversion Priorities

I work out at RFD...we see <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flights in all the time. Everything from the 737-744. Just last week we had a 744 from <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak Internati...

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About DFW?
Replies: 24
Views: 3029

RE: Question About DFW?

I think BWIA didnt pay a maintnance bill or something. I dont know for sure either but someone on this board said something about it before. It was sitting there for over a year i think. I remember seeing it many times with i flew in down there.

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7641

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

The 777/767 DFW-AFW...flight time 8-15 minutes.

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by Bobs89irocz
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About DFW?
Replies: 24
Views: 3029

RE: Question About DFW?

BTW: AeroVodchody- Nice name...i assume its because of the aircraft manufacture. I work at www.prideaircraft.com Check it out you might be impressed.

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by Bobs89irocz
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About DFW?
Replies: 24
Views: 3029

RE: Question About DFW?

SWEET.....I could have swore it was a 767 or 757 that i saw though. According to the picture on the second site i was wrong and that is the airplane i saw. Guess with hanger is bigger then i thought it was because that tail didnt seem big enough for a 747SP. Awsome deal that these guys are doing.<br...

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Jun 20, 2005 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin Employees Sick Out In MKE
Replies: 19
Views: 6224

RE: Air Wisconsin Employees Sick Out In MKE

Why did this happen?

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Jun 20, 2005 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About DFW?
Replies: 24
Views: 3029

RE: Question About DFW?

Nope, the Hanger on the east side of the airport that faces north. The logistics building is on the south side of the airport. I think they really reduced the amout of flow through there as well? Im pretty sure that was a 747SP, maybe that has already been worked on or hasnt been around yet but im 9...

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Jun 20, 2005 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About DFW?
Replies: 24
Views: 3029

Question About DFW?

I lived down there for 19 of my 23 years and just went there for last week and freaked out about how dead the delta terminal is (C or E???). Shocking. My question is the old Delta hanger. I understand they do not occupy it anymore. I saw a tail sticking out of one of the bays that looked like a 767 ...

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Apr 27, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 First Flight Video
Replies: 49
Views: 23477

RE: A380 First Flight Video

Im in CST so it will be 3:30am for me...im going to stay up.......whats the weather looking like? I dont want to stay up for nothing when i have to work tomarrow.

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by Bobs89irocz
Sat Apr 23, 2005 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Gary, IN A Viable 3rd Chicago Airport?
Replies: 116
Views: 6295

RE: Is Gary, IN A Viable 3rd Chicago Airport?

RFD.....Rockford, <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym> Only an 1 15 minute drive from Ohare.....FREE parking. 1 10,000 ft runway with Cat 2 approach. 1 9000ft runway. Trans Meridian, Hooters, Ryan international (sunship1) all fly out of here already. Soon <acronym title="Northwes...

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Real Deal Between HP/US
Replies: 90
Views: 7925

RE: The Real Deal Between HP/US

Ummmm excuse me but i have a ???

AIR WISCONSIN???? They bought a part of USAir and have a couple of seats on the board. I havent read one single person include Air Wisky on anything????

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Apr 06, 2005 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Immense 757 Pic From SXM!
Replies: 46
Views: 16458

RE: Immense 757 Pic From SXM!

Every aircrafts AOA is different on <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> for many reasons.....But honeslty...if everyone (even the pee brains on this sit) thought about it for a second, everyone knows that the <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> perform...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sat Mar 19, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers That Dont Have A Clue!
Replies: 58
Views: 9431

RE: Passengers That Dont Have A Clue!

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 9825?
Replies: 11
Views: 2192

UA 9825?

I work at RFD airport, its common on crappy days to see <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> bring in some diversions. However today (about 10 minutes ago) UA9825 landed a 757 on rwy 7, he exited the runway and taxied back and took off again. He was on the ground for 4 minutes......an...

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Jan 21, 2005 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TMA To Come To ABE This Feb. 10
Replies: 5
Views: 2148

RE: TMA To Come To ABE This Feb. 10

I work at RFD where i where TMA flys to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford (Central Florida Regional) (SFB / KSFB), USA - Florida">SFB</acronym>. I have herd rumors that they are possibly going bankrupt. ...

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Dec 01, 2004 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tab Express
Replies: 2
Views: 1415

Tab Express

Anyone have any info on this airliner and how they are doing. They are flying B1900 out of Daytona. I just called them for a job since they train there own pilots. Their are alot of facts about there training that i have if anyone is interested please shoot me an email. Im just currious if anyone kn...

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Nov 22, 2004 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA And The A300
Replies: 35
Views: 7839

RE: AA And The A300

As far as i know, the A300's arent leaving anytime soon. They certainly arent leaving the fleet due to the accident from 11/12/01, that was concidered pilot error from the NTSB anyways. If and when they replace them it would probably be a 777, or hopeufully at that time the 7E7.

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Nov 17, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest US Airport With Commercial Service?
Replies: 103
Views: 28082

RE: Smallest US Airport With Commercial Service?

Planespotting- Sorry about that. I wasnt aware that DBQ was that busy. I fly into C27 quite abit and have been to DBQ a number of times. Nice place.

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Nov 17, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military ATC Question
Replies: 30
Views: 10510

RE: Military ATC Question

Covert- Thanks for the input. I REALLY want the ATC job, and have for awhile. I have been told several times to never go in with an open carrer field. However from what i understand from my recruiter and from N1541 the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> in need of ATC'ers so i dont think i wil...

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by Bobs89irocz
Wed Nov 17, 2004 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smallest US Airport With Commercial Service?
Replies: 103
Views: 28082

RE: Smallest US Airport With Commercial Service?

How about DBQ (Dubuque, <acronym title="Iraqi Airways">IA</acronym>) Once a day <acronym title="Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan)">AE</acronym> ERJ. Class D airspace durring the day and G at night. Also, the movie "Son in Law" There was an <acronym title="Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan)">AE</acronym> Saab 340 o...

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by Bobs89irocz
Tue Nov 16, 2004 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Movie Air Crash Scenes...
Replies: 29
Views: 3846

RE: Movie Air Crash Scenes...

The King Air 200 on Jurasic Park 3...They took off and the T Rex jumped out in front of them...nice crash. Also the ones on "Air America."

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Nov 08, 2004 12:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military ATC Question
Replies: 30
Views: 10510

RE: Military ATC Question

N1641- Thanks for the info. Hope your enjoying yourself in the Air Force. Jhooper- Thanks for the info as well. What do you do in the Air Force? I am prepared to go where the Air Force needs me, 95% of the people that join are ready to go or at least think they are if called appone. However, with AT...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sun Nov 07, 2004 2:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military ATC Question
Replies: 30
Views: 10510

RE: Military ATC Question

N1641- Thats AWSOME..what a great story. I did a search a few days ago and didnt see the date on it until after i replyed to it...lol. Where are you stationed? What are my chances of getting in as a controller att he moment? I know i need a Guarantee as mentioned above but recruiters now days wont t...

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by Bobs89irocz
Thu Nov 04, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Here Is A Pilot/Pilot In Training?
Replies: 34
Views: 3965

RE: Who Here Is A Pilot/Pilot In Training?

Private/Instrument here with 215 hours...working on commercial.

I fly a C172/182, Piper Arrow.

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Nov 01, 2004 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW This Time Next Year
Replies: 51
Views: 4595

RE: DFW This Time Next Year

Lono- I totally agree with you. I lived in Fort Worth for 17 out of my 22 years and have seen a shift in the traffic at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> the past 5 years. With <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> leaving its ...

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by Bobs89irocz
Mon Nov 01, 2004 1:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military ATC Question
Replies: 30
Views: 10510

RE: Military ATC Question

Hamfist- Can you email me your email? www.[email protected].com I have a few questions about ATC in the military. I want to join the Air Force pretty bad but all i want to do is ATC nothing else.....I use to want to do several different things but i know what i want now and if i dont get that then no ...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sun Oct 31, 2004 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bob Crandall, "pilots Make Too Much"
Replies: 77
Views: 7184

Bob Crandall, "pilots Make Too Much"

WesternA318- At least we can see eye to eye. I agree with you on the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> pilots. I know a lot of people where i live whos dads are 767 captains and up for <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>.......They make GREAT money and do nothing re...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bob Crandall, "pilots Make Too Much"
Replies: 77
Views: 7184

Bob Crandall, "pilots Make Too Much"

First of all, Mr. Crandell is a very smart man. Great leader and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> needs a man like him back in the big chain. Second, pilots in American arent necessarily over paid. From the Chicago express pilots that fly Saab 340's at 3am for $18,000 a year to ...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW This Time Next Year
Replies: 51
Views: 4595

RE: DFW This Time Next Year

What about the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> hanger? Ive very currious whats going to happen with that? <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> i dont think will jump on that, however it would be cool. Air Tran???? Maybe if they take over more gates at <acronym ti...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sat Oct 30, 2004 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Falling Pilot Pay
Replies: 16
Views: 3054

RE: Falling Pilot Pay

Pilot pay is down for now, it will be back when the airlines start making money again. Unions will not allow the airlines to make consistant profits and not give back some to the employees when the company can afford it. I dont know a time line for this but im sure its at least 5 years down the road...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sun Oct 24, 2004 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines To Cut 1100 Jobs.
Replies: 26
Views: 7647

RE: American Airlines To Cut 1100 Jobs.

I stand corrected on the 3.6Billion being a loan. I know some of that had to be from AMR but wasnt sure. I herd this from someone at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> that was in an executive meeting last week. Guess hes wrong or didnt tell me all the facts. Oh well. The deal wit...

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by Bobs89irocz
Sun Oct 24, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines To Cut 1100 Jobs.
Replies: 26
Views: 7647

RE: American Airlines To Cut 1100 Jobs.

Yes <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is hurting, but not like some of the others (US,UA,DL) they have 3.6 Billion in cash but its a loan. They are still in debt 5 times as much. Its going to take a few years for airlines to start turning things around into profits. Then they hav...

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by Bobs89irocz
Fri Oct 22, 2004 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Engine Falls Off Over Michigan!
Replies: 111
Views: 59912

RE: 747 Engine Falls Off Over Michigan!

In the early 90's a Delta 737-200 lost an engine on TO out of DFW. Dont remember the details but i do remember the day it was all over the news.

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by Bobs89irocz
Sat Oct 16, 2004 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kerry's Promotion Of Boeing During Debate...
Replies: 53
Views: 9450

RE: Kerry's Promotion Of Boeing During Debate...

Moose1226-

Is your profile correct?

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