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by levg79
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't the AN225 have passenger service?
Replies: 46
Views: 9232

Re: Why doesn't the AN225 have passenger service?

And Russia being such a large country where millions do fly... An-225 isn't Russian. It's Ukrainian. Built By Antonov in Ukraine. Operated by Antonov Airlines, Ukraine. Registered on Ukrainian aircraft register as UR-82060. For a brief period of time, when it was a shuttle carrier, and later while ...

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by levg79
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What exactly happens when a bag gets delayed?
Replies: 26
Views: 5974

Re: What exactly happens when a bag gets delayed?

One time I was flying JFK-ATL-FLL and the ATL-FLL flight got delayed due to the aircraft going tech. Upon arrival at FLL, I was called to the baggage office to pick up the bag. Apparently while we were waiting in ATL there was a different flight that ended up going to FLL earlier and they loaded my ...

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by levg79
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Helicopter crashed into building in Manhattan
Replies: 38
Views: 10482

Updated: Helicopter crashed into building in Manhattan

Just got an alert that an airplane hit a building in midtown Manhattan. Nothing on the news. Anyone has any access to info?

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by levg79
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where does DL fly their 777s?
Replies: 36
Views: 3918

Re: Where does DL fly their 777s?

I flew a DL777 on a CDG-JFK route last year and it seemed like it was filled to capacity

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by levg79
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 delivery problems force HA flight cancellations
Replies: 65
Views: 10038

Re: A321 delivery problems force HA cancellations

Are the passengers being accommodated at the Airbus's expense?

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by levg79
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Buying Two Separate Tickets on the Same Airline
Replies: 14
Views: 6217

Re: Buying Two Separate Tickets on the Same Airline

One time I was flying OGG-HNL with HA and HNL-MSP-JFK with NW the same day but on a completely separate reservation. Both tickets were purchased individually with their respective airlines. I was planning on picking up the checked baggage at HNL prior to checking in for the NW flight. The HA check-...

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by levg79
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Buying Two Separate Tickets on the Same Airline
Replies: 14
Views: 6217

Re: Buying Two Separate Tickets on the Same Airline

One time I was flying OGG-HNL with HA and HNL-MSP-JFK with NW the same day but on a completely separate reservation. Both tickets were purchased individually with their respective airlines. I was planning on picking up the checked baggage at HNL prior to checking in for the NW flight. The HA check-i...

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by levg79
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 9 hour layover at JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: 9 hour layover at JFK

Is your layover at night or during the day? You can take a few hours to explore NYC if your layover is during the day, it would cost less than $20 for a round trip to Manhattan via AirTrain and Subway.

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by levg79
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: world shortest jetroutes
Replies: 29
Views: 2905

Re: world shortest jetroutes

The shortest scheduled flight in a heavy jet that I was on was a HA B767 HNL-OGG, which is about 100 miles. We cruised at 12,000 feet for about 15 minutes in between take-off and landing.

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by levg79
Wed May 17, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Schoenefeld vs Tegel Question
Replies: 13
Views: 3363

Schoenefeld vs Tegel Question

Hi All, I will be flying from Berlin to Riga with the family and my choices are either Ryanair from Schoenefeld or Air Baltic from Tegel. As I'm from the US, I've never flown Ryanair but comparing similar types of tickets with luggage, etc., Ryanair seems to be about $50 cheaper for my family. Since...

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by levg79
Tue May 09, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Asking for Full Can of Soda
Replies: 25
Views: 5569

Re: Asking for Full Can of Soda

I've solved this problem by asking for a "coke without the ice". If the 80% of your cup is not filled with ice, they have to pour a full can of soda so that it looks like they've given you a drink

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by levg79
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake bomb scare on El Al
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Fake bomb scare on El Al

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wir ... l-40342700
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Haven't seen posted anything on here. It turns out that someone called in a fake bomb scare for LY JFK-TLV flight. No bomb was found. Were they trying to get some bad publicity for LY or just inconvenience a bunch of people?

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wir ... l-40342700

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by levg79
Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meals On Intercontinental Flights?
Replies: 31
Views: 11510

RE: Meals On Intercontinental Flights?

I flew on <acronym title="Aeroflot (Russian Federation)">SU</acronym> from <acronym title="Riga - International (Skulte) (RIX / EVRA), Latvia">RIX</acronym> to <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym> recently and the sandwich they served had a label stating that it ...

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by levg79
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA185 LHR-EWR (G-ZZZC) Deplaned On Taxiway
Replies: 13
Views: 10446

RE: BA185 LHR-EWR (G-ZZZC) Deplaned On Taxiway

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonystan" class="quote" target="_blank">tonystan</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>pparently some moron made a call from a pa...

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by levg79
Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest 747's At JFK
Replies: 33
Views: 5727

RE: Northwest 747's At JFK

If I remember correctly, when <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> operated <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> in...

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by levg79
Sun May 22, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Fall Asleep (unconfirmed), F16s Scrambled
Replies: 18
Views: 20882

Pilots Fall Asleep (unconfirmed), F16s Scrambled

I don't state the pilots fell asleep, I just relayed what the articles said, and referenced such articles.

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by levg79
Sun May 22, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Fall Asleep (unconfirmed), F16s Scrambled
Replies: 18
Views: 20882

Pilots Fall Asleep (unconfirmed), F16s Scrambled

I couldn't find this being discussed and different news agencies report completely different information with just one thing in common, that pilots fell asleep, F16s were scrambled, passengers notified flight attendants that they see fighter jets, flight attendants went to the cockpit and alerted th...

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by levg79
Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot SVO-JFK Ridiculously Low Flight Loads?
Replies: 46
Views: 22754

RE: Aeroflot SVO-JFK Ridiculously Low Flight Loads?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cmatteo" class="quote" target="_blank">cmatteo</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I'm also wondering how exactly the transfer ...

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by levg79
Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Endeavor Air Emergency Landing CHS-LGA
Replies: 7
Views: 2287

Endeavor Air Emergency Landing CHS-LGA

I haven't seen this posted here yet, just came across the following "newsworthy" item: <a href="http://pix11.com/2016/04/04/flight-from-charleston-to-laguardia-makes-emergency-landing-after-cabin-loses-pressure/" target="_blank">http://pix11.com/2016/04/04/flight-f...anding-after-cabin-loses-pressur...

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by levg79
Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CNN's New Low - MH370 Was An Airbus 737-300
Replies: 44
Views: 14422

CNN's New Low - MH370 Was An Airbus 737-300

I was just browsing news this morning and I believe I've made a determination that you really <u>can't</u> depend on CNN. They've just published an article of how a possible MH370 debris was found in South Africa, something that had been discussed on this forum several days ago. What's funny is that...

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by levg79
Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-80 Two Years Left.
Replies: 53
Views: 11402

RE: AA MD-80 Two Years Left.

According to Wikipedia. DL still has 181 Mad Dogs in service with another 85 B717s. So if anyone wants that nostalgic feeling, give DL a try.

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by levg79
Mon Dec 14, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention To All Spotters At JFK: AY A350 Coming!
Replies: 8
Views: 2774

RE: Attention To All Spotters At JFK: AY A350 Coming!

I don't disagree but I live right next to the Canarsie approach path and see a lot of <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> traffic using 13/31 runways, which mostly consists of twin engine jets. Something like a trijet, an A3...

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by levg79
Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention To All Spotters At JFK: AY A350 Coming!
Replies: 8
Views: 2774

RE: Attention To All Spotters At JFK: AY A350 Coming!

A350 is just another twin that looks like any other aircraft. 95% of the passengers won't be able to distinguish it from the A330 and ATC would most likely still refer to it as an "Airbus". It was fun to watch <acronym title="Finnair (Finland)">AY</acronym> at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kenn...

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by levg79
Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero (UN) 747-8i Ready At PAE ... And Now?
Replies: 51
Views: 25451

RE: Transaero (UN) 747-8i Ready At PAE ... And Now?

Maybe Baltia Airlines can pick it up for a good price....

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by levg79
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tenerife 1977 - Why 747 Service To Las Palmas?
Replies: 74
Views: 22805

RE: Tenerife 1977 - Why 747 Service To Las Palmas?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/747buff" class="quote" target="_blank">747buff</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>he PA flight was numbered 1736. Did this b...

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by levg79
Mon Jun 15, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transportation Question For Seattle
Replies: 5
Views: 2175

Transportation Question For Seattle

Hi all, We are flying into <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> and staying in one of the airport hotels. We will then need to travel to a cruise port and from there to go back to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA),...

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by levg79
Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF275 Diverted To KHV
Replies: 2
Views: 1617

RE: AF275 Diverted To KHV

Looks like they're planning to send it from <acronym title="Khabarovsk - Novy (KHV / UHHH), Russia">KHV</acronym> to <acronym title="Tokyo - Haneda International (HND / RJTT), Japan">HND</acronym> with the same flight number. Are there better maintenance facilities in <acronym title="Tokyo - Haneda ...

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by levg79
Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Flying Russian Aircraft Into US?
Replies: 10
Views: 4808

Cubana Flying Russian Aircraft Into US?

With all this talk lately with the United States and Cuba normalizing diplomatic relations any day now there was a thread how <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> could be a likely airline to open service to Cuba. I would imagine if that was the case <acronym title="Cubana de Aviacion...

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by levg79
Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of America West's 757s?
Replies: 36
Views: 11221

RE: Future Of America West's 757s?

N910AW was the the first B757 I flew on back when it was still with HP. Still remember the flight to this day...

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by levg79
Sun Mar 15, 2015 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Flying 767/A330 HNL-OGG? (2015-03-13)
Replies: 12
Views: 5120

RE: HA Flying 767/A330 HNL-OGG? (2015-03-13)

I flew <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> 767 <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - Internat...

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by levg79
Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Starting SEA-JFK
Replies: 65
Views: 12031

RE: AS Starting SEA-JFK

Will 75 minutes really be enough to turn around a 737 at JFK?

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by levg79
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CA Gets Locked Out Of Cockpit
Replies: 88
Views: 17052

RE: Delta CA Gets Locked Out Of Cockpit

I wonder if it would still have made the news if it was the first officer locked out of the cockpit and the captain had to make a landing by himself?

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by levg79
Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA N129TW
Replies: 17
Views: 6550

RE: TWA N129TW

Maybe Baltia Airlines can use it for their operations...

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by levg79
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Operating Sochi To EWR
Replies: 36
Views: 23815

RE: Boeing 747-400 Operating Sochi To EWR

According to the map they flew right over Chernobyl. Freaky.

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by levg79
Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY To Consider New Wide-bodies
Replies: 55
Views: 14311

RE: LY To Consider New Wide-bodies

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LY777" class="quote" target="_blank">LY777</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>Royal Jordanian flights originating from the W...

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by levg79
Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY To Consider New Wide-bodies
Replies: 55
Views: 14311

RE: LY To Consider New Wide-bodies

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kaitak" class="quote" target="_blank">kaitak</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Israel receives huge military aid from the U...

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by levg79
Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Using 401k Loan To Pay Credit Cards?
Replies: 18
Views: 2811

RE: Using 401k Loan To Pay Credit Cards?

<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="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Now a withdrawal is a different anim...

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by levg79
Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Re-Engined MD 11?
Replies: 61
Views: 17298

RE: Why No Re-Engined MD 11?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingclrs727" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingclrs727</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>They should have developed a twi...

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by levg79
Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM Negative Experience.
Replies: 10
Views: 5019

RE: KLM Negative Experience.

I transited through <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> twice on the same itinerary and both times it was a major disaster. I've decided to avoid KLM as much as possible now. While en-route <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) ...

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by levg79
Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA 936: IAD-ZRH + Missed Connection (Pics)
Replies: 7
Views: 14623

RE: UA 936: IAD-ZRH + Missed Connection (Pics)

So considering your UA flight was on the Continental aircraft, was Channel 9 available?

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by levg79
Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Baltia?
Replies: 28
Views: 12185

RE: What Ever Happened To Baltia?

Shouldn't this topic be added to the list of banned topics for it's repeatedness? <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#...

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by levg79
Thu Nov 15, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 IL-76 At JFK
Replies: 6
Views: 2474

RE: 2 IL-76 At JFK

Anyone got to snap some pics?

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by levg79
Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transaero 1111/2222 Equipment Swap 9/5/12
Replies: 0
Views: 4652

Transaero 1111/2222 Equipment Swap 9/5/12

Hi Everyone, UN 1111 left <acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> for <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> about 4 hours late. It was a B773 instead of the scheduled B744. Does anyone have any ...

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by levg79
Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The Superjet Project Since The Crash?
Replies: 18
Views: 14507

RE: How Is The Superjet Project Since The Crash?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/peterinlisbon" class="quote" target="_blank">peterinlisbon</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i> ATC doesn't answer? <acronym ...

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by levg79
Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The Superjet Project Since The Crash?
Replies: 18
Views: 14507

RE: How Is The Superjet Project Since The Crash?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sturmovik" class="quote" target="_blank">sturmovik</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It's funny ho...

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by levg79
Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VA Emergency Landing @ LAX
Replies: 13
Views: 19977

RE: VA Emergency Landing @ LAX

And the famous quote from the movie is still "Oh look, there's LaGuardia, runway 44"

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by levg79
Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Flt 96 757 EWR Air Return Now D/t Eng Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 6799

RE: UA Flt 96 757 EWR Air Return Now D/t Eng Probl

Saw it on the climb-out while driving on I-78. It looked just like Thompson Cook in that famous you-tube movie, made me immediately think it was a bird strike

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by levg79
Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines In Europe
Replies: 16
Views: 10137

RE: US Airlines In Europe

Back in the day, when the dinosaurs walked the earth, there were no codeshares so major airlines had their own feeder flights. As already mentioned, in addition to that, PA had their own hub in <acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym>. The reason being that Berlin had a sp...

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by levg79
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Past HNL-JFK Flights
Replies: 27
Views: 5572

RE: Past HNL-JFK Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BoeingGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">BoeingGuy</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>The 767-400 can do that without any we...

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by levg79
Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Into The Soviet Union
Replies: 31
Views: 16839

RE: Pan Am Into The Soviet Union

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rutankrd" class="quote" target="_blank">rutankrd</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Much diplomatic traffic and some business ...

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