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by Air1727
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DC-6 Just Flew Over My House?
Replies: 20
Views: 4569

RE: A DC-6 Just Flew Over My House?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/type-rated" class="quote" target="_blank">type-rated</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I wonder what brought it up to <acrony...

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by Air1727
Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's New Not-A-Hub Term For ATL: "Megacity"
Replies: 98
Views: 14113

RE: WN's New Not-A-Hub Term For ATL: "Megacity"

It will be interesting to see how Southwest plays the Atlanta market and which cities get the boot. As for mega-city, super-mega-city, megastation, etc etc - Southwest can polish the terminology turd all day long, but they have hubs in the purest definition of the word in regards to airline operatio...

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by Air1727
Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: DVD For Propliner Fans
Replies: 0
Views: 7468

DVD For Propliner Fans

Found this great new DVD, Bronson Creek, from a small production company. Neat historical footage and documentary style program on the airlift at the gold mines in British Columbia. Cool aircraft like the Carvair, Bristol 170, etc are featured. If you are into old propliners and bush flying, this is...

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by Air1727
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Quality @ STL's Main Term "May Be Dangerous"
Replies: 6
Views: 3062

RE: Air Quality @ STL's Main Term "May Be Dangerous"

That "smell" is a combination of vinyl, metal, leather, flatulence, bad breath, food, coffee, exahust fumes (both auto and airplane), and mold. Maybe Yankee Candle will come out with one similar.  Wink

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by Air1727
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lambert To Get Major Upgrade
Replies: 76
Views: 5721

RE: Lambert To Get Major Upgrade

$105 million dollars seems short to accomplish the stated renovation project. In the end, the amount spent is always higher than predicted; not too mention it won't look exactly like they envisioned. But anything will do at this point. The airport is nothing more than termites holding hands; pirate ...

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by Air1727
Tue Feb 27, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lambert To Get Major Upgrade
Replies: 76
Views: 5721

RE: Lambert To Get Major Upgrade

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by Air1727
Tue Feb 27, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lambert To Get Major Upgrade
Replies: 76
Views: 5721

RE: Lambert To Get Major Upgrade

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by Air1727
Sun Feb 25, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attn: STL Spotters
Replies: 16
Views: 3370

RE: Attn: STL Spotters

Seen two on the ground on more than one occasion. Just a matter of being there at the right time. There have been many a day when <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> has had multiple wide-rides doing the diversion dance. <acronym ti...

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by Air1727
Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Barometric Pressure Grounds Aspen Flights!
Replies: 31
Views: 10622

RE: Barometric Pressure Grounds Aspen Flights!

TWA incident was at <acronym title="Cagliari - Elmas (Mario Mameli) (CAG / LIEE), Italy">CAG</acronym>; meant to land at HDN. Happened on 03/14/01. Great day at the office.  <img border=0 src="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border=0><br><br>[Ed...

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by Air1727
Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Any European Carrier Ever Serve STL?
Replies: 4
Views: 3053

RE: Did Any European Carrier Ever Serve STL?

Panamair has it - BCal was the only European carrier to fly scheduled into STL.

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by Air1727
Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Someone Explain "O&D"?
Replies: 17
Views: 14322

RE: Can Someone Explain "O&D"?

The problem with hubs and Southwest is their business model focuses on point to point services as much as possible and that they do not base their entire network around one or two focal points. They are very successful at analysing demand to provide non-stop services out of cities that historically ...

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by Air1727
Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Has DC-9's?!?!
Replies: 32
Views: 10454

RE: AA Has DC-9's?!?!

DC-9-81
DC-9-82
DC-9-83
DC-9-87
MD-88
MD-90

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by Air1727
Sat Sep 23, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Happening In ATL Right Now With ATC?
Replies: 15
Views: 6260

RE: What's Happening In ATL Right Now With ATC?

DTW is currently under a <acronym title="Greer - Greenville-Spartanburg International (GSP / KGSP), USA - South Carolina">GSP</acronym> due to <acronym title="Aarhus (Tirstrup) (AAR / EKAH), Denmark">AAR</acronym>/volume. <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hart...

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by Air1727
Tue Apr 11, 2006 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Is Back!
Replies: 60
Views: 18757

RE: Pan Am Is Back!

PAA L-1011s were scheduled into MSP around 1984 or so I believe...

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by Air1727
Tue Mar 28, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express To Start MSY-STL Service
Replies: 30
Views: 7297

RE: United Express To Start MSY-STL Service

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by Air1727
Tue Mar 28, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express To Start MSY-STL Service
Replies: 30
Views: 7297

RE: United Express To Start MSY-STL Service

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by Air1727
Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL, New Runway Stuff, DHL And More
Replies: 21
Views: 4942

RE: STL, New Runway Stuff, DHL And More

Hey Philip - nice to hear from you. Yes, I have noticed the KingAir doing proving runs. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padd...

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by Air1727
Tue Jan 31, 2006 7:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots... is this an unusual takeoff?
Replies: 71
Views: 8006

Pilots... is this an unusual takeoff?

No time to poop when you're looking for your swimsuit  Wink

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by Air1727
Fri Jan 20, 2006 4:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Zero Fuel Weight
Replies: 26
Views: 16183

RE: Zero Fuel Weight

Recordes - I don't see how that body of text contradicts what I wrote earlier. It actually reiterates my explanation.

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by Air1727
Fri Jan 20, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Zero Fuel Weight
Replies: 26
Views: 16183

RE: Zero Fuel Weight

Simply put - it is the maximum permissible weight of an aircraft beyond which an additional load must be in the form of fuel. ZFW is a structural limit imposed by the manufacturer to ensure proper wing loading moments associated with near empty fuel tanks. If you exceed the ZFW, you risk causing acc...

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by Air1727
Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA International Flights From STL
Replies: 67
Views: 11288

RE: TWA International Flights From STL

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by Air1727
Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA International Flights From STL
Replies: 67
Views: 11288

RE: TWA International Flights From STL

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by Air1727
Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA International Flights From STL
Replies: 67
Views: 11288

RE: TWA International Flights From STL

London-Gatwick, Paris, and Frankfurt all operated non-stop from Saint Louis. Tel-Aviv was never served non-stop from Saint Louis.

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by Air1727
Thu Jan 12, 2006 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Augustine Volcano-Code Red-Eruption In Progress
Replies: 26
Views: 5491

RE: Augustine Volcano-Code Red-Eruption In Progress

Been keeping an eye on this for a few weeks. Nice to finally have a "show"! ANCK <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym> 111518 PAZA SIGMET KILO 1 VALID 111515/111915 PANC- ANCHORAGE FIR. VOLCANIC ASH FROM AUGUSTINE VOLCANO <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> N5922 W15326 ...

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by Air1727
Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meet Me In St. Louis?
Replies: 38
Views: 2799

RE: Meet Me In St. Louis?

I guess JCS forgot about Pruitt Igoe over thirty years ago. That was the finest spot in town  Wink

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by Air1727
Thu Jan 05, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net
Replies: 54
Views: 5024

RE: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net

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by Air1727
Wed Jan 04, 2006 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net
Replies: 54
Views: 5024

RE: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net

Yes they are different in many ways - 121 being much more of an animal than 135. For 135/125/91 - it depends on what the carriers operation specifications entail - but for the most part 135/125/91 dispatch is flight coordination (manifests, flight following, aircraft support arrangements, permit acq...

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by Air1727
Wed Jan 04, 2006 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net
Replies: 54
Views: 5024

RE: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net

Past sched 121 dispatcher here. Still do 135/125 flight coordination though.

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by Air1727
Sat Jul 23, 2005 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Met Herb Kelleher!
Replies: 46
Views: 6383

RE: I Met Herb Kelleher!

Excellent story/re-cap Steve. Thanks for the notes. Gotta love Herb.

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by Air1727
Wed Jul 20, 2005 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego: Something I Have Never Seen Before
Replies: 22
Views: 9364

RE: San Diego: Something I Have Never Seen Before

Seen this occur a few times at SAN. Most likely due to 27 being below landing mins based on the indicated wx -- as Mark stated.

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by Air1727
Wed Jul 20, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unidentifiable 747 At PHL (7/18/05)
Replies: 27
Views: 5922

RE: Unidentifiable 747 At PHL (7/18/05)

That bird (Focus B743) is on its way to Shannon today.

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by Air1727
Tue Feb 15, 2005 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of STL
Replies: 56
Views: 4252

RE: Status Of STL

E29,31,33 were all the original East Terminal gates (Gates 79,81,83). They were used by Southwest and charters. It had its own counters as well as parking. Customs is based in the lower level and still handles the intl charter flights. As Southwest grew, they crept into the higher D gates as well as...

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by Air1727
Wed Jan 26, 2005 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA Oasis Corp
Replies: 3
Views: 1353

RE: EA Oasis Corp

They still exist (in lesser form; just attorneys). They hold the service mark/logo rights to EAL.

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by Air1727
Mon Jan 03, 2005 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Trackers
Replies: 58
Views: 8579

RE: Flight Trackers

UK feeds are for professional accounts only and require permission as well (unless you are a UK based firm). The UK data used to be available to all (both professional and personal accounts without permission) but the UK CAA put a lock on it. Dirkou, I used to work for a 135 carrier and did track bu...

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by Air1727
Mon Jan 03, 2005 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AA Defend STL?
Replies: 51
Views: 4791

RE: Would AA Defend STL?

Ok, I created the Yahoo Group again. It is an email list group. To subscribe, send a blank message to the following:

[email protected]

Real names in signature please. Any anonymous users/activity will be removed.

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by Air1727
Sun Jan 02, 2005 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AA Defend STL?
Replies: 51
Views: 4791

RE: Would AA Defend STL?

So which one of you will start a STL yahoo group? I tried once, but there seems to be a lot more folks on here now...

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by Air1727
Sun Jan 02, 2005 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AA Defend STL?
Replies: 51
Views: 4791

RE: Would AA Defend STL?

Getting flamed here is pretty par for the course WAL318  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Nice to see more <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> people though. Welcome to the party. Maybe a yahoo group wo...

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by Air1727
Sun Jan 02, 2005 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Trackers
Replies: 58
Views: 8579

RE: Flight Trackers

Global coverage is kind of a gimmick, wouldn't you say Dirkou? Airlines claim global coverage, cellular phones have global coverage plans, etc. But do they cover the globe in its entirety? Nope. Dimensions International works directly with several data providers independently giving them a better ed...

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by Air1727
Sat Jan 01, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Trackers
Replies: 58
Views: 8579

RE: Flight Trackers

Dirkou, the key here is what do you need? Do you need pretty colors and geographical paintings? Or do you need fast, reliable data? Flight Explorer has more feeds than any other ASD vendor. I need an ASD that tells the story and has the most comprehensive support and coverage. I don't need asthetics...

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by Air1727
Fri Dec 31, 2004 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Trackers
Replies: 58
Views: 8579

RE: Flight Trackers

UK feeds were available prior to 1999 (approx). Now, special permission is required for the ASD vendor and user to access this information. Dimen Intl's Flight Explorer is the most stable and thorough ASD available on the market. Behind that is RLM and SkySource. AirNav is fourth in my opinion. Havi...

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by Air1727
Fri Dec 31, 2004 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Traffic @ STL
Replies: 6
Views: 2633

RE: AA Traffic @ STL

No doubt an international carrier would be a welcome sight LambertMan. I still keep photos of B.Cal and Mexicana at Lambert on my office wall. Chances of it happening are slim though unfortunately. Any of you flown USA3K yet?

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by Air1727
Fri Dec 31, 2004 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Traffic @ STL
Replies: 6
Views: 2633

RE: AA Traffic @ STL

Moman, if it looked busy than things must of been fine. But for true numbers in terms of revenue, yields, etc; you'll have to go to someone in management in American. Everything you read here is usually hearsay, speculation, or unfounded information. Its the holidays, so you would expect them to be ...

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by Air1727
Tue Dec 21, 2004 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 747-200 PHX
Replies: 7
Views: 3514

RE: NW 747-200 PHX

The Rams don't always use AAL. This flight was for the Rams. It was not an AMC/CRAF flight.

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by Air1727
Sat Dec 18, 2004 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AA Defend STL?
Replies: 51
Views: 4791

RE: Would AA Defend STL?

Moman, connections alone don't make an airport a hub; in the purest form of the terminology. A lot more goes into it than that. Percentage of daily movements system wide, aircraft scheduling dynamics, planning, etc. all go into developing a true hub. For loosely stated purposes, yes <acronym title="...

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by Air1727
Sat Dec 18, 2004 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AA Defend STL?
Replies: 51
Views: 4791

RE: Would AA Defend STL?

AAL would defend <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>, but not to the point of causing harm to themselves. <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> is already structured ...

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by Air1727
Thu Dec 16, 2004 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Charter Flight STL-CUN On December 22nd: Help
Replies: 14
Views: 4631

RE: NW Charter Flight STL-CUN On December 22nd: Help

Thrust, you'll be on a Champion Air 727. They are the only ones running the <acronym title="Cancun - International (CUN / MMUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym>/MMUN charters right now out of <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>. Usually fligh...

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by Air1727
Sun Dec 05, 2004 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Down Out Of OPF
Replies: 30
Views: 7517

RE: Aircraft Down Out Of OPF

Rick, Miami Air Lease (<acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Chathams (New Zealand)">CV</acronym>-340) and Turks Air (DC-7) both have done contract work for the Dept. of State down to Gitmo, but they are not affiliated on a company level. They have both done work down to Gitmo, including oth...

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by Air1727
Sun Dec 05, 2004 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Down Out Of OPF
Replies: 30
Views: 7517

RE: Aircraft Down Out Of OPF

This company does not have a DC-7. Completely different certificate. Although one of the chief pilots flies for both Miami Air Lease and Florida Air Transport/Turks Air.

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by Air1727
Sat Dec 04, 2004 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piston Convair
Replies: 15
Views: 2443

RE: Piston Convair

CV440 N41527. Team Air Cargo.

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by Air1727
Fri Dec 03, 2004 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bizjet Down Near Spirit Of St. Louis Airport
Replies: 26
Views: 8777

RE: Bizjet Down Near Spirit Of St. Louis Airport

The jet that crashed was Grand Aire's Hansa Jet 4GA; the one that has been at SUS since early this year getting ADs completed on trim cables and other systems. And yes, it was still active on Grand Aire's certificate. In fact, in 2002, that aircraft flew over 300 hours. Having worked around it quite...

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