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by mopac
Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United New Seats - Fake Leather
Replies: 57
Views: 18064

RE: United New Seats - Fake Leather

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by mopac
Sun Aug 16, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United New Seats - Fake Leather
Replies: 57
Views: 18064

United New Seats - Fake Leather

Visiting the back of the bus yesterday I overheard another passenger discussing the new United seats with two of the flight attendants. The other passenger, a slender younger woman, said that she wanted to stand for a few minutes to "dry off", as the seats didn't breath. I sadly noticed the same thi...

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by mopac
Sun Dec 28, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT, AUS & CRP Run Out Of Parking
Replies: 17
Views: 5295

SAT, AUS & CRP Run Out Of Parking

Apparently <acronym title="San Antonio - International (SAT / KSAT), USA - Texas">SAT</acronym> has run out of onsite and offsite parking (one offsite facility ran out of spots on Christmas Day for the first time in 43 years), <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (clos...

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by mopac
Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Roswell Airplane Storage Pics
Replies: 53
Views: 24968

RE: Roswell Airplane Storage Pics

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by mopac
Mon Mar 19, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Additional Q-400s For CO
Replies: 28
Views: 3826

RE: Additional Q-400s For CO

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by mopac
Fri Mar 09, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biz Jets In Fergie Ludacris Glamorous Video
Replies: 1
Views: 3876

RE: Biz Jets In Fergie Ludacris Glamorous Video

I recognized a Hawker 800(XP) & Challenger 601 in the air to air and then the shot from the mountain looked like a Citation of some kind.

The Gulfstream was a III on the ground and a V in the air.

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by mopac
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Help W/ Link To WN Pilot Trip Report
Replies: 2
Views: 6435

RE: Help W/ Link To WN Pilot Trip Report

Thanks Sean!

It looks like the threads have been deleted. What a disappointment.

- MoPac

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by mopac
Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Help W/ Link To WN Pilot Trip Report
Replies: 2
Views: 6435

Help W/ Link To WN Pilot Trip Report

A while back there was a great trip report by a Southwest first officer that I would like to forward to a friend. It was very detailed and written in multiple parts. It couldn't have been submitted more than 2 years ago. If anyone knows the username of the author so I can dig it up, or better yet, i...

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by mopac
Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX Connection Time Help
Replies: 3
Views: 3410

AA LAX Connection Time Help

Is 30 min enough for a connection from an American Eagle ERJ to an American Eagle Saab flight at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>... doing <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>-<acronym ti...

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by mopac
Sun Sep 24, 2006 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any New Mexico(USA) Residents Here?
Replies: 25
Views: 2846

RE: Any New Mexico(USA) Residents Here?

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by mopac
Sun Jul 16, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 747 Biz Class Seat Help
Replies: 2
Views: 3503

LH 747 Biz Class Seat Help

<i>NOTE: I did a search but couldn't find any recent info.</i> Does anyone know if the 744s have <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>'s new biz class seats? If the new seats are route specific would they be found on the <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) ...

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by mopac
Sat Jul 01, 2006 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest Rumors From Inside CO
Replies: 143
Views: 20229

RE: Latest Rumors From Inside CO

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by mopac
Fri Jun 30, 2006 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: UA/CO Merger In The Works?
Replies: 165
Views: 21028

RUMOUR: UA/CO Merger In The Works?

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by mopac
Sun Apr 16, 2006 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United SAT-OKC Service Loads/future
Replies: 9
Views: 3709

RE: United SAT-OKC Service Loads/future

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by mopac
Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA @ IAH
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

RE: EA @ IAH

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by mopac
Sat Jan 28, 2006 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlie Bryan
Replies: 9
Views: 4192

RE: Charlie Bryan

In the Hard Landing postscript, didn't Petzinger mention that Bryan ended up groundskeeper at a golf course?

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by mopac
Mon Nov 28, 2005 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Driving To Slow In The US?
Replies: 64
Views: 5752

RE: Driving To Slow In The US?

Let's not forget that as recently as the late 1980s we saw most speed limits on interstate highways at 55mph... an attempt at fuel conservation in the wake of the oil crisis IIRC.

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by mopac
Sun Nov 06, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Seat-mate Yesterday
Replies: 28
Views: 5578

RE: Interesting Seat-mate Yesterday

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by mopac
Mon Sep 12, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Favorite Quote From "Airplane!" (movie)
Replies: 53
Views: 14292

RE: Whats Your Favorite Quote From "Airplane!" (movie)

When Johnny randomly puts his hands around Leon's doughnut eating gut and says "The night is getting longer and LEON is getting larger". And the other bit "Ewh! Penny's is having a sale." Since this is airliners.net... does anyone recall that Braniff's then embattled CEO Howard Putnam was shown on "...

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by mopac
Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Message To All Americans From John Cleese
Replies: 23
Views: 2956

RE: A Message To All Americans From John Cleese

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by mopac
Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Message To All Americans From John Cleese
Replies: 23
Views: 2956

RE: A Message To All Americans From John Cleese

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by mopac
Sat Aug 27, 2005 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Widebodies In South Texas Airports
Replies: 25
Views: 3812

RE: Widebodies In South Texas Airports

On several occasions throughout the late 80s <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> would have DC10s op in/out of <acronym title="Corpus Christi - International (CRP / KCRP), USA - Texas">CRP</acronym>... I'm certain that the 10 wasn't the scheduled equipment but I know they were o...

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by mopac
Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Engines With External Fans?
Replies: 40
Views: 7299

RE: Jet Engines With External Fans?

Unducted Fan? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/405754/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/405754/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/5/7/405754.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0"...

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by mopac
Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Opinion Of XM (or Other) Satellite Radio?
Replies: 15
Views: 2895

RE: Your Opinion Of XM (or Other) Satellite Radio?

(Note: I spend a lot of time driving and working in an area where there are at best 2 <acronym title="Shanghai Airlines (China)">FM</acronym> stations.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/thumbsdown.gif" alt="thumbsdown" border=0>  ) In the summer of 2002 I went with <acronym title="A...

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by mopac
Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Hit 200 Destinations From ATL...
Replies: 52
Views: 8013

RE: DL To Hit 200 Destinations From ATL...

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by mopac
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Plays Rough With New Ad
Replies: 37
Views: 8509

RE: CO Plays Rough With New Ad

That reminds me of the conference call last year where Gordo was talking about efficiencies and the number of pax who were then checking in online. He said they came up with an ad slogan that made the point better than any other he'd heard but they (assuming his p.r. handlers) wouldn't let him run i...

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by mopac
Sun May 15, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Looking To Sell XJ, Copa, AirMike
Replies: 55
Views: 6756

RE: Continental Looking To Sell XJ, Copa, AirMike

I also find it hard to believe they would sell Air Mike... they held on to Air Mike through 2 bankruptcies... didn't they keep Air Mike flying during the first bankruptcy, when CO actually shut down for a few days a la Braniff?

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by mopac
Wed Apr 20, 2005 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Commentary On New Pope
Replies: 76
Views: 2856

RE: Commentary On New Pope

What happened to the "No Superpower Pope" thing????

I think a lot of people on this side of the Atlantic were really rooting for the Cardinal of Honduras. What a disappointment.

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by mopac
Wed Apr 06, 2005 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did The Pope Travel?
Replies: 39
Views: 9138

How Did The Pope Travel?

On a side note...

Is "Shepard 1" the actual callsign for Papal aircraft or is it just a media nickname?

What about "Wolf 1"... the supposed callsign for the media's aircraft as they follow the Pope around the world???

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by mopac
Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Time On American Airlines: Some Questions!
Replies: 22
Views: 5774

RE: First Time On American Airlines: Some Questions!

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by mopac
Thu Feb 10, 2005 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Increased Security Fees Anger US Airlines
Replies: 14
Views: 2481

RE: Increased Security Fees Anger US Airlines

Somewhere in the hills above Coronado, the wind stops blowing, the sky darkens and the air is pierced by the heart stopping clap of thunder. Amid the intoxicating smoke of insanely rich Cuban Cohiba a single drop of mature brandy falls from the Baccarat snifter. It falls upon the young woman's perfe...

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by mopac
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many E-gates Did DL Maintain @ DFW?
Replies: 9
Views: 4427

RE: How Many E-gates Did DL Maintain @ DFW?

<i>Anyone else remember when they called Terminal 4E "Easy Street"? </i> Yes! I was thinking about that not too long ago. Edit: Lono clarified my post seconds before I posed my question.  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> But Delta sure did advertise "Easy Street"...

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by mopac
Sun Jan 30, 2005 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill Gates Bails On The US Dollar
Replies: 7
Views: 3316

RE: Bill Gates Bails On The US Dollar

That's great, but... So much of the valuations of goods & services globally are functions of demand within the US. If, as was mentioned above, major foreign petroleum concerns decide to price in Euro they'll open themselves up to changing demand matrices within the US as the US market is subjected t...

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by mopac
Sun Jan 30, 2005 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kellner: Airlines Taxed More Than Cigarette/liquor
Replies: 13
Views: 3469

RE: Kellner: Airlines Taxed More Than Cigarette/liquor

If you listen to the <acronym title="Mustique Airways (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)">Q4</acronym> earnings call he gave an example whereby United offered certain flights for free only to have the customer pay $83 in taxes. It's subjective & they're picking the most dramatic examples (supposedly t...

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by mopac
Sun Jan 30, 2005 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Acker And Independence Air?
Replies: 29
Views: 5659

RE: Ed Acker And Independence Air?

There is a good article on <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan N. Alvarez International (ACA / MMAA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> and Acker in a '99 (IIRC) issue of <i>Airliners</i> or <i>Airways</i>. An <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan N. Alvarez International (ACA / MMAA), Mexico">ACA</acrony...

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by mopac
Fri Jan 21, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO - $206 Million Fourth Quarter Net Loss
Replies: 31
Views: 4604

RE: CO - $206 Million Fourth Quarter Net Loss

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this yet, but one of the Jeff's noted that while <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> lost $200 million for the year they paid out over a billion to the Federal Government! The 1 billion is from what I understand just the federal taxes... not in...

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by mopac
Sun Jan 09, 2005 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is Gordon Bethune Going?
Replies: 61
Views: 5441

RE: Where Is Gordon Bethune Going?

<i>there is probably a no-compete clause </i> Gordon Bethune is <b>not</b> bound by a restrictive covenant. He's free to take a position at any firm/airline at any time. However, if he does take a gig at another airline he'll likely have to give up his seat on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (U...

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by mopac
Thu Dec 30, 2004 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Add A Caption To Bush's Photo
Replies: 27
Views: 2534

RE: Add A Caption To Bush's Photo

"... Mr. Bush takes his standing meeting with Prime Minister Blair's representative (at right) in the Rose Garden while Chancellor Schroeder's representative (at left) engages the President on proposed US tariffs on German imports..."

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by mopac
Mon Sep 20, 2004 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Interior
Replies: 45
Views: 8387

RE: Delta's New Interior

I have to agree that it does not look inviting, at all. The covers look like they have "leather seating surfaces" but vinyl sides and backs. Wood in the lav is a nice detail but seems in contrast to the featureless seats.

Very Aeroflot '79.

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by mopac
Sat Jun 19, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Europe Vs America: Germany = Arkansas?
Replies: 88
Views: 3983

RE: Europe Vs America: Germany = Arkansas?

What kind of brands originate from Arkansas ???

To name a few:

Alltel
Dillard's (Major US Department Store)
Murphy Oil
Tyson Foods
Wal-Mart

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by mopac
Sun Apr 25, 2004 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US President 2020! How Many Iraqis Killed?
Replies: 126
Views: 3872

RE: US President 2020! How Many Iraqis Killed?

<i>20 "enemies" were killed in Vietnam by the future US president: A FACT. </i> Just wanted to clarify that, like most democracies, the next US president isn't know until the day of the election... technically. John Kerry is not guaranteed to be a future US president. I'm not being sarcastic but rat...

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by mopac
Sun Apr 25, 2004 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US President 2020! How Many Iraqis Killed?
Replies: 126
Views: 3872

RE: US President 2020! How Many Iraqis Killed?

Then what's your plan, Vanessa?... other than spending the next 16 years anxiously awaiting your next opportunity to be really really pissed off. By the way, is it raining in Munich?  Yeah sure

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by mopac
Wed Apr 21, 2004 8:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republican Congressman Calls For Military Draft
Replies: 56
Views: 2685

RE: Republican Congressman Calls For Military Draft

There won't be a draft, at least not under a Bush admin. If Bush is re-elected and the situation (including the political scene in D.C.) gets out of hand then you <b>might</b> see a compulsory service similar to what the Germans do... menial crap like guarding bases or guard relief, etc... something...

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by mopac
Wed Apr 21, 2004 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The Toursit Trade To The US Soon Be Zero?
Replies: 54
Views: 5825

RE: Will The Toursit Trade To The US Soon Be Zero?

<i>Reagan won the Cold War and started an economic recovery that lead to the greatest economic expansion the world has ever seen... </i> I don't want talk politics but what stewpead ballsheet you stewped ama-dee-kahns. Boosh hero RayGone didn't not end Cold War, that was people of Poland and German ...

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by mopac
Tue Apr 20, 2004 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudis To Lower Oil Prices To Influence Election
Replies: 21
Views: 2022

RE: Saudis To Lower Oil Prices To Influence Election

The Saudis can only impact the price of crude... by increasing their production. However, if Bandar wants to help GWB get re-elected then he better get a move on, because it's been painfully clear in recent times that the Saudis can out pump the capacities of US refiners. In other words, crude can g...

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by mopac
Sun Apr 18, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Ideas For Dealing With Smoke Odor?
Replies: 9
Views: 2289

RE: Any Ideas For Dealing With Smoke Odor?

Start- Read your first thread when you first posted it but didn't have time to reply. I feel your pain, but considering all the variables I'm not sure what to suggest other than detail for you what I went through a few years back. The unit below me was the unit designated for the complex's longtime ...

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by mopac
Sat Apr 10, 2004 8:10 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Treasured Airline/aviaton Book(s)
Replies: 65
Views: 18175

RE: Your Treasured Airline/aviaton Book(s)

<i>Hard Landing</i> by Thomas Petzinger. Great book. Goes into great detail covering the various issues facing the major players in the post-deregulation (mostly) U.S. airline industry from a behind the scenes perspective. Other notables: Splash of Colors (the fall of Braniff by John Nance) Chronicl...

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by mopac
Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robin Williams For President In 04!
Replies: 19
Views: 2202

RE: Robin Williams For President In 04!

<i>I think the "You wanna piece of me?" part <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> Robin Williams, I can imagine him saying that in a joking manner. But the rest of this, I believe, is made up. I can't imagine him saying that at all. And, were Robin Wil...

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by mopac
Tue Apr 06, 2004 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ikea Founder World's Richest Man
Replies: 25
Views: 2281

RE: Ikea Founder World's Richest Man

According to CNBC <b>& Mr. Kamprad</b> the only way his net worth could be anywhere near the 53 Billion claim by the Swedish magazine is if you included all of the interests that he's given away to charities over the last 20 years. As commendable as it is, he's given away to charity somewhere in the...

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by mopac
Wed Mar 24, 2004 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bars/restaurants With Aviation Theme
Replies: 35
Views: 9812

RE: Bars/restaurants With Aviation Theme

LOL Vinovalentino... When I first saw the title of this thread "El Avion" is what came to mind. For new years '01 I was in Quepos and the restaurant had just opened. It was awesome to sit on the mountainside deck and watch the sun set into the Pacific with the wing of a C-123 shielding you from a pa...

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