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by dtw9
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 13087

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

This lawsuit has as much chance as the Detroit Tigers have winning the World Series this year

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by dtw9
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13535

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

How many of you making comments on this will be personally impacted. Answer. None. How many of you think you’re the worlds policeman and need to stick your nose into something that doesn’t affect you. Answer. Most. I hate to think of how most of your heads would have exploded in the early 60’s when ...

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by dtw9
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Goodbye to my dear Mother
Replies: 30
Views: 4090

Re: Goodbye to my dear Mother

My condolences to you Max. I know exactly how you are feeling. On December 31st I lost my sister to cancer. Two days later I lost my Mom who was 97 years old. When I think of my mother I can only smile at the wonderful life she had. She was blessed with good health up until the final year of her lif...

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by dtw9
Mon May 27, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 19083

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

I KNOW that you are talking about Paris,1974...but in case there are some youngsters on here, please elaborate. Also, why did one crash and the other, not? Cargo door blew out on both, correct? AA Flight 96 experienced the exact rear cargo door failure what happened to THY Flight 981 two years late...

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by dtw9
Mon May 27, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 19083

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

Most people don’t realize that during the time that inspections were being carried out on the US DC-10 fleet that Pan Am also found a crack in an engine mount on one of their 747’s

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by dtw9
Sun May 26, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 19083

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

My guess is that it’s a Zantop DC-8-33. Dehedral is too great on the horizontal stabilizer to be a 707

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by dtw9
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

KLM. Have you ever included in your thought process the travel habits of Southeast Michigan? 80 percent of tourisum in Michigan are Michiganders. Boat ownership is 3rd in the country. 5 of the top 12 counties in the country for second home ownership are,you guessed it, in Michigan. Or the fact that...

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by dtw9
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

KLM. Have you ever included in your thought process the travel habits of Southeast Michigan? 80 percent of tourisum in Michigan are Michiganders. Boat ownership is 3rd in the country. 5 of the top 12 counties in the country for second home ownership are,you guessed it, in Michigan. Or the fact that ...

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by dtw9
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

In the latest OAG thread DL reduces DTW-STL to 4 daily only. That's pretty sad being this is a major hub for Delta looks like NK needs to jump in on Detroit St. Louis to pick up the slack. And the redirection of traffic continues away from Detroit. I just looked through the end of the year. Delta’s...

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by dtw9
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to attempt relaunch as new company
Replies: 33
Views: 6769

Re: Wow Air to attempt relaunch as new company

smokeybandit wrote:
What will they name it if WOW is out? GEE? GOSH? WHOA?


To save a buck they could just flip the signage over and call it MOM air.

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by dtw9
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air to attempt relaunch as new company
Replies: 33
Views: 6769

Re: Wow Air to attempt relaunch as new company

They certainly wouldn't be the first airline to go bankrupt and revive the name. Its not like they had a fatal crash, such as Valujet. Braniff and Pan Am have been around 3 times now. Norwegian would love to wet lease those A321's right now, and if Wow also can provide the crewing for it. They can ...

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by dtw9
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 975
Views: 158339

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Rumor has it that Spirit is taking two

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by dtw9
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 975
Views: 158339

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Apparently it landed at CYMX

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by dtw9
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Ceases Operations
Replies: 975
Views: 158339

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

The A321 that’s been stored at DTW left this afternoon for YUL

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by dtw9
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

WOW airs A321 departed this afternoon. Headed to YUL

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by dtw9
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

klm617 wrote:
dtw9 wrote:
What they need are Burgers from Millers bar, Mexican from the El Nibble Nook and BBQ from Slow’s


If there isn't one the airport needs a Jets Pizza.



I’m sucking down a Jetzee steak and cheese and wings as I type

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by dtw9
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

What they need are Burgers from Millers bar, Mexican from the El Nibble Nook and BBQ from Slow’s or the Boneyard

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by dtw9
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Welcome to 'Cattle Class'
Replies: 114
Views: 20055

Re: Welcome to 'Cattle Class'

How would you get in the "Brace" position in case of an emergency. Not to mention anyone that cheap would not pay to have their luggage checked, so where will all the extra overheads go.

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by dtw9
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

I’m just surprised a 2-3 times weekly flight to Mumbai from Detroit wouldn’t work as a summer service only. I live in a community with a very large Indian population and see all of my neighbors either traveling to India each summer or have relatives traveling here. In speaking with them a number of ...

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by dtw9
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

One of the Indian origin taxi drivers made an interesting comment about the absence of ME3 at DTW. According to him, it is all airlines currently serving DTW and other airports lobbied WCAA against ME3 service to DTW, not just Delta. Apparently, the hubs and RJ operators enjoying DTW feed are the r...

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by dtw9
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

http://www.detroitspotters.com/about.html



The group has migrated to Facebook as Detroit Metro airport spotting There’s also Michigan planespotting on Facebook
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compensateme wrote:
Any memebers of the Detroit Spotters group still participate here?

http://www.detroitspotters.com/about.html



The group has migrated to Facebook as Detroit Metro airport spotting There’s also Michigan planespotting on Facebook

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by dtw9
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

Re: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet

Straight from the horses mouth Due to battery limitations, Harbour Air’s first all-electric routes are likely to involve 10- to 20-minute trips between relatively close destinations, and not the Seattle-Vancouver “nerd bird” route, Ganzarski said. But the planes’ range will increase as battery techn...

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by dtw9
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

Re: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet

What happens on on a larger plane when the batteries are low and yet you need full power for a go around for example? The same thing that happens on a larger plane when fuel is low and you need full power for a go-around, for example? Of course it'll be the same story, reserves. Larger plane fuel r...

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by dtw9
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

Re: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet

I think another concern is going to be what effect saltwater corrosion will have on the electric motors.

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by dtw9
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

Re: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet

That's all the flying time their aircraft need to make the hop from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria. As far as turn times, I'd imagine the aircraft will have the same fast recharging capabilities as transit systems that are introducing electric buses into their fleets. With a top speed of 1...

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by dtw9
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

Re: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet

So let me get this right. The initial flights will last between 10-20 minutes due to battery limitations. And how long will the turn around be to recharge the batteries, 24hrs? First flight not until 2022 if all goes as planned. Sounds like you’re all getting ahead of yourselves here.

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by dtw9
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Iraqi airways even opened a sales office at 12 mile and Southfield roads which was a little strange as that area was the center of a large Jewish population in Southfield.

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by dtw9
Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

There's way more to it than the plane (if true) being 80% Iraqi. The situation in Iraq, along with the relations between the US and Iraq basically forbids a direct US-Iraq flight from happening for a long time. Who would operate it? DL wouldn't touch BGW in a million years. I'm not sure Iraqi Airwa...

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by dtw9
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any chance to save the A380 still?
Replies: 95
Views: 9391

Re: Any chance to save the A380 still?

Should of stuck a fork in this turkey 5 years ago. Whats so hard to understand that there's no business case for the A380. Quit beating a dead horse, it's over. Time to stick a fork in these types of threads too.

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by dtw9
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 94
Views: 16772

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

Maybe not in any of our lifetimes. Northwest 2501 crashed into Lake Michigan in 1950 and its never been found.

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by dtw9
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining DC-9 operators (DC-9-14 to DC-9-51)
Replies: 32
Views: 4627

Re: Remaining DC-9 operators (DC-9-14 to DC-9-51)

VTS is Everts air cargo. Should be in the US. Column not Kenya

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by dtw9
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation to date?
Replies: 127
Views: 14203

Re: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation to date?

Seeing as Singapore used to call there 747’s Megatop will they now name their A380’s Megaflop

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by dtw9
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1097
Views: 96259

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

As a side note. The A220’s start familiarization flights tomorrow morning Ship 8101 dl A220 will be in tomorrow flt 9967 @ 0900 and depart @ 1200 Ship 8102 will be in the 5th flt 9962 @ 1815 and depart @ 1900, Be back on the 6th flt 9961 @1000 and depart @ 1040 8104 as of right now will be in the 5t...

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by dtw9
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 224
Views: 18499

Re: 747 First Flight 50th Anniversary

My first 747 flight was on American Airlines #194 from ORD to DTW in the spring of 1972

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by dtw9
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Iran airlines need 500 planes, official mulls Sukhoi SSJ 100
Replies: 52
Views: 10825

Re: Iran planning to buy 500 Sukhoi Superjet 100

Other than one Person have any of you even bothered to read the article. It’s states that Iran has a need for 500 aircraft not 500 SSJ’s. Russia hopes to get an order for “UP TO 100 aircraft”!!!

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by dtw9
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 155604

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DLH 442/443 was a 747-8 today and Air France is a 77W

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by dtw9
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 229
Views: 8491

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

None of her employers have claimed that, but thanks for lying. Shows your true character. Guess you missed this article where they did. More leftest fake news brought to you by Airliners net https://hotair.com/archives/2012/05/11/hmmm-harvard-apparently-touted-elizabeth-warrens-status-as-a-native-a...

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by dtw9
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 229
Views: 8491

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

How is this even an issue? Just further proof that US politics is an absolute joke. Elizabeth Warren is smart, but she got a job at Harvard years after she AND employer very publicly claimed she is Native American. And years before she, and her new employer Harvard stopped. Warren's public identity...

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by dtw9
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
Replies: 42
Views: 2262

Re: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

The United Nations have no jurisdiction over the United States. But nice try. As long as the UNGA and the UNSC routinely pass resolutions with large majorities that give Israel the entire blame in the Middle East, UN resolutions and court rulings are a good indication to do the exact opposite of wh...

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by dtw9
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
Replies: 42
Views: 2262

Re: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

The latest from the news: " United States breaking friendship agreement with Iran. US Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that the United States is breaking the friendship agreement with Iran from 1955. Pompeo justifies the decision because The Hague international court agreed wit...

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by dtw9
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
Replies: 42
Views: 2262

Re: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

The latest from the news: " United States breaking friendship agreement with Iran. US Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that the United States is breaking the friendship agreement with Iran from 1955. Pompeo justifies the decision because The Hague international court agreed wit...

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by dtw9
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking: UN issues mandate to lift Iran sanctions on civil aviation.
Replies: 44
Views: 10292

Re: Breaking: UN issues mandate to lift Iran sanctions on civil aviation.

Did you bother to read the most important part of the article, the part that states the court has no means to enforce their rulings

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by dtw9
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will Boeing Build Planes in Long Beach Again?
Replies: 29
Views: 4369

Re: Will Boeing Build Planes in Long Beach Again?

Sadly my State of California is so anti-business that companies that try to build anything have left due to crushing regulations and the power of the environmental whackos You mean the wackos that support a clean healthy environment over rich people’s greedy profits? Those wackos who promote such t...

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by dtw9
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 155604

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Washtenaw is also 82000. Macomb is 67000

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by dtw9
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 155604

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

In relation to his argument, your methodology is flawed. If we’re measuring hub capacity against metro population, then every hub should be included, regardless of size. DEN and CLT are significantly larger hubs than DTW; SLC has nearly 2/3 the capacity of DTW, despite being only 1/4 the size. Ulti...

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by dtw9
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B727 Cargo Airlines?
Replies: 43
Views: 4057

Re: B727 Cargo Airlines?

USAJet has two

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by dtw9
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the MD-87 a failure?
Replies: 46
Views: 10113

Re: Was the MD-87 a failure?

Midway did not launch the MD-87. Austrian and Finnair did. Austrian was also the only carrier to order theirs with the rear service door

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by dtw9
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 98
Views: 15314

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

Again. Another thread turned into a Trump USA debate. Most of the comments here have nothing to do with the matter at hand which is a dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia. No other country has spoken out in support of Canada but yet you expect the U S to. Moderators please LOCK it l!!!

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by dtw9
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Everts Air Cargo 727?
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: Everts Air Cargo 727?

MDGLongBeach wrote:
SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
Must be this one.



I see it’s a zero g 727, is that what is solely used for or does Everts have another use for it too?



Nope. No other use

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by dtw9
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Everts Air Cargo 727?
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: Everts Air Cargo 727?

Zero G 727 that Everts runs

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