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by GSPSPOT
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 50127

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

I think removing the seat-back IFE is OK. Removing it would make the seat thinner and lighter, and make the tighter pitch a little bit more acceptable. As long as they provide movies through Wi-fi to the pax's personal devices. The seat-back IFE is really obsolete with the Wi-fi movie beaming capab...

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by GSPSPOT
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94609

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

That AA Twitter tease seems to hint at inflight service to a degree IMO.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Partnering with Elite for Launch
Replies: 50
Views: 5109

Re: Midwest Express Partnering with Elite for Launch

FlyingElvii wrote:
GSPSPOT wrote:
"RJs".... CRJs or ERJs? Big difference.

Just guessing, but I would imagine CRJ-700's. And by coinkydink, several 700's just went/are going to the desert soon.g

CR7 I can get a little excited about. CR2s not so much.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Partnering with Elite for Launch
Replies: 50
Views: 5109

Re: Midwest Express Partnering with Elite for Launch

"RJs".... CRJs or ERJs? Big difference.

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?
Replies: 25
Views: 2626

Re: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?

Scanning FR24 as is my wont and noticed DL 4994 on approach to MKE from CHS. It's an E175. Not a sports charter....? Anyone have any insight? NWA this is what it says on the top of this board: "Discussions about factual events happening in the airline and general aviation industries. If it's h...

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?
Replies: 25
Views: 2626

Re: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?

alasizon wrote:
4980-4999 are ferry flights for OO so it looks like its just a repo.

Thank you for your useful information!

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?
Replies: 25
Views: 2626

Re: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?

RetiredNWA wrote:
Why would you not just call the carrier directly or check their website?

Because 1) I'm not waiting on hold forever and a day and 2) checking the website wouldn't necessarily tell me WHY this flight operated (we don't have scheduled CHS service from MKE).

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by GSPSPOT
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 4994 CHS-MKE?
Replies: 25
Views: 2626

DL 4994 CHS-MKE?

Scanning FR24 as is my wont and noticed DL 4994 on approach to MKE from CHS. It's an E175. Not a sports charter....? Anyone have any insight?

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 226
Views: 30804

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

Folks on a local forum are saying that G4 isn't bookable out of MKE after Sept of this year. Any official news??

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 135
Views: 15983

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

Why must every.... single.... little.... freakin' THING that involves this man be viewed as evil right out of the gate. Can someone here please at least try to be objective?

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 160
Views: 18405

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

What, no MKE? JK (sorta)

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 13090

Re: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues

Soooo.... Have there actually been any incidents or near-incidents involving WN 738 Max a/c? If an airline doesn't experience unusual disruption with an a/c, why on earth would they indicate to anyone that there's an issue unless directed to by a regulatory agency? What about that is irresponsible o...

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer ERJ-145 family still in production?
Replies: 14
Views: 1437

Re: Embraer ERJ-145 family still in production?

I don't know the answers to any of your questions, but I'm a big fan of the aircraft vs CR2s at least. They may be smaller (narrower), but they are more comfortable and the large windows are great IMO.

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out
Replies: 31
Views: 9833

Re: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out

Love it! Love KLM!

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by GSPSPOT
Thu May 16, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport outdoor observation areas
Replies: 66
Views: 3870

Re: Airport outdoor observation areas

MKE has two viewing areas around its perimeter and the top level of the parking garage is decent as well.

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363282

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I actually think that the livery update is a step forward, if only a tiny one. I would have preferred the 787 (and 737max?) livery, but with the billboard UNITED as with the new livery.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights
Replies: 55
Views: 10963

Re: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights

Actually, he's not. If he is not, then perhaps you can tell us why? Clearly you know... I just happen to live under said contract [emoji6]. My apologies for being brief in my original post. I was simply correcting the notion that the pilot contract somehow prohibits red eyes. I didn't have more to ...

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20698

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

Haven't they developed seats that "recline" without the seatback physically moving backward? I swear I remember something about that the past few years.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Airlines 2.0
Replies: 32
Views: 5742

Re: Midwest Airlines 2.0

TWA772LR wrote:
If it happens, PLEASE!!!!!!!, bring back the last Midwest livery! It would look great on a 190.

Hear, hear!

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK
Replies: 140
Views: 21604

Re: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK

DENTK wrote:
texdravid wrote:
No wonder the US-3 are a joke....flying ancient relics with terrible dispatch rates and old grandmamas grumpy F/A’s to Europe!

Delta Air Lines is the most profitable airline in the world. Nice try.

But that alone doesn't debunk anything the poster said.

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716400

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Can anyone with firsthand experience flying in the MAX-8 front office chime in here to put things in some kind of perspective?

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716400

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I get the relatively high number of incidents with this type within a short time, but as others have (no doubt) pointed out, how many WN, AA, etc MAXes have crashed? What is the differentiating factor? It is obviously a safe aircraft in day-to-day use on certain missions. Maybe not on others/operat...

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716400

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I get the relatively high number of incidents with this type within a short time, but as others have (no doubt) pointed out, how many WN, AA, etc MAXes have crashed? What is the differentiating factor? It is obviously a safe aircraft in day-to-day use on certain missions. Maybe not on others/operat...

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363282

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Why not just adapt the livery of the 787s to the entire fleet? A nice refresh without reinventing the wheel.

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716400

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I get the relatively high number of incidents with this type within a short time, but as others have (no doubt) pointed out, how many WN, AA, etc MAXes have crashed? What is the differentiating factor? It is obviously a safe aircraft in day-to-day use on certain missions. Maybe not on others/operate...

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387531

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Why does the aircraft in the video disappear well before reaching the horizon, with no discernable low clouds present?

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened
Replies: 70
Views: 11378

Re: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened

My only question is, WHERE would such a runway go? The other side of I-485? How long would THOSE taxis to the terminal take?? On the east side of the airport are the whole ANG complex and Billy Graham Pkwy.

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by GSPSPOT
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Reactivation and applies for JFK-ANC-TNA(China)
Replies: 9
Views: 2376

Re: Eastern Airlines Reactivation and applies for JFK-ANC-TNA(China)

Eastern... As in EA? The entity now owned by Swift Air? THAT Eastern?

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calls for SNA to be Renamed
Replies: 92
Views: 8424

Re: Calls for SNA to be Renamed

People in general just need to remember/learn how to "suck it up & go, buddy" as a teacher of mine used to say.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Meltdown
Replies: 81
Views: 18686

Re: Boston Meltdown

But according to another poster from another thread BOS didn’t have any snow this weekend I thought? Jkjk In all seriousness it sounds like one big mess over there right now, hopefully they can get the ice off soon. How do they do that? Just have giant warm air machines and melt it? Like major inte...

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 148
Views: 22482

Re: Moxy's hubs?

Prost wrote:
I would like to see a Midwest point to point carrier that can then branch out to both coasts concurrently.

A while back, some people associated with Midwest Airlines were reportedly looking for investors to start something new in the region. Not much news for a while though,

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by GSPSPOT
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/Interjet CUN Hub/Partnership?
Replies: 17
Views: 2235

Re: AA/Interjet CUN Hub/Partnership?

RJNUT wrote:
So "new hub forr Caribbean region" , does that mean it replaces old hub at SJU?

I thought MIA already had done that.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History
Replies: 143
Views: 23445

Re: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History

Two of my favorite transatlantic flights were on OK A310s. Business class service was old-school and elegant.

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pax Told to Sit in Feces-Stained Seat
Replies: 113
Views: 16299

Re: DL Pax Told to Sit in Feces-Stained Seat

Flighty wrote:
frmrCapCadet wrote:
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They probably missed it until the customer saw it.

But the stench....???

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Speculation: Delta possible takeover of Hawaiian?
Replies: 36
Views: 5831

Re: Speculation: Delta possible takeover of Hawaiian?

Sweet mother of... Is it April 1 again??

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Angled Business Class Seat - are they outdated?
Replies: 14
Views: 2438

Re: Angled Business Class Seat - are they outdated?

I think it all boils down to the price point. These seats won't command the premium that true lie flat seats do but they are miles ahead of recliners (if they still exist),

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7986

Re: China Southen announces dfw

Going back to the TK rumor one of my friends that gave me the news about China southern also told me TK is dropping IAH for DFW and will start service in June This feels like a honeypot that a company would use to uncover info leaks. Give you something that is true with something that is not. I hop...

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW
Replies: 63
Views: 7986

Re: Unconfirmed: China Southern to DFW

What is the relationship between Houston and Turkey? What drives that traffic vs DFW?

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by GSPSPOT
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 19527

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

As much as I love Hawaii, it's not a very appealing a warm-weather destination from the east coast. Between the flight time and the time zone changes, I much prefer to go to the Caribbean. But I do wish them the best of luck. According to published visitor statistics, 1.353M people from the Eastern...

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)
Replies: 100
Views: 14475

Re: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)

neomax wrote:
Airports far from the city centre with ample room to grow are the future.

Not in a practical way, at least not until the U.S. gets a LOT more rapid/mass transit going.

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by GSPSPOT
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs
Replies: 42
Views: 6441

Re: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs

It would just be nice to see AA at least TRY for a more consistent onboard product for a given type, a la DL. They are doing exactly that. When refurbs are complete, all A321 (non-transcon) will have the same seat count (190 seats), no PTVs, and power outlets. And when the 738 refurbs are complete,...

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by GSPSPOT
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs
Replies: 42
Views: 6441

Re: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs

It would just be nice to see AA at least TRY for a more consistent onboard product for a given type, a la DL.

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by GSPSPOT
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 693
Views: 89748

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

AVL is turning into quite an operation for them. SFB will be 9 weekly. PIE will be daily in addition to the already mentioned 16 weekly to FLL starting in March. The defense is on I guess against NK. How many aircraft will be based there? I presume G4 and NK will soon be selling seats for $1 apiece...

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by GSPSPOT
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 57826

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

Northwest1988 wrote:
Allegiant just dropped GSP-PGD. Any chance F9 will pick up GSP-RSW as a result?

Wow, how long did that route last - 10 years? What's going on?

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by GSPSPOT
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 26286

Re: United updating brand with new colors

For instance, new Premium Purple and Atlantic Amethyst can be seen in PremiumPlus seat https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfmlBPpUYAUcTm_.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfmlBPpUYAUcTm_.jpg Not... a... fan. At all. I much prefer AA's charcoal seats with red accents. What is truly brilliant about this is t...

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 26286

Re: United updating brand with new colors

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfmlBPpUYAUcTm_.jpg

Not... a... fan. At all. I much prefer AA's charcoal seats with red accents.
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LAXintl wrote:
For instance, new Premium Purple and Atlantic Amethyst can be seen in PremiumPlus seat

Image

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfmlBPpUYAUcTm_.jpg

Not... a... fan. At all. I much prefer AA's charcoal seats with red accents.

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by GSPSPOT
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS use of 900ER's on cross country flights
Replies: 74
Views: 13601

Re: AS use of 900ER's on cross country flights

Nice to see MKE got the 739 when AS upgauged the SEA flight to mainline earlier this year. Hope the loads justify the use of the a/c!

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 438
Views: 70126

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

Reading some of the articles, possible destinations include PVD, SFB, PIE, OAK, SJC, CCR (Contra Costa, CA), SNA, BUR, ONT, CLD (Palomar, CA), AZA, BJC (Rocky Mountain Airport, CO), USA (Concord, NC), FTW, BKL (Burke-Lakefront, Cleveland, OH), BWI, TTN, SWF, ISP, GYY, and MKE. I don't know whether ...

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by GSPSPOT
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 354
Views: 49706

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

Is the A-220 a renamed Bombardier/Canadair product?

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by GSPSPOT
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HSV Announcement - 7/10
Replies: 36
Views: 4712

Re: HSV Announcement - 7/10

OK, So who is/are Via? A glorified Silver or Glo? I can't find anything on their website about equipment used, amenities, etc.

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