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by Mach3
Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR Sells "naughty" FA Calendar On Board
Replies: 71
Views: 35745

RE: FR Sells "naughty" FA Calendar On Board

The calander showing the FA's was put together by Ex United Airlines FA's I was sold online last year, I forget the URL for the sale of the calander.

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by Mach3
Wed Oct 31, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nasa To Release Report
Replies: 0
Views: 1547

Nasa To Release Report

The administrator of NASA told congress today that it will make public the report of its 24,000 pilot survey. I really wounder if its paints the airlines into a corner as his public remarks indicate, or really shines the light on NASA sister agency the FAA and its inability to safely control air tra...

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by Mach3
Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey
Replies: 31
Views: 3189

RE: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey

Joness0154 My remark about <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> is that its not the HUGE part of the gridlock problem at major airports. Of course <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> is filled with reports of complacent pilots making basic mistakes in flying as well as poor mx's...

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by Mach3
Tue Oct 23, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey
Replies: 31
Views: 3189

RE: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey

Feture Captian you are wrong! <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> has so little to do with the problem its not funny. The biggest culprit is the FAA and its non-accountability to anyone for not managing the system correctly. Not planning, not making sure that there is proper infrastructur...

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by Mach3
Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey
Replies: 31
Views: 3189

RE: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey

8.5 million dollars of our money! We have a right to see the report regardless if its good or bad for th government and airlines. We deserve ACCOUNTABILITY!!!!!!!!!

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by Mach3
Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey
Replies: 31
Views: 3189

RE: Nasa Won't Disclose Air Safety Survey

I've been on a so called rant (a.netter Mir's called it that) for awhile here on a. net. Mike Boyd has also made comment on the situation at the FAA. However we have been ignored!!!!! We here at a, net have the largest forum on aviation in the world, but yet its more important to discuss the pitch o...

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by Mach3
Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier May Stretch Q400 For 90-95 Seats
Replies: 37
Views: 13973

RE: Bombardier May Stretch Q400 For 90-95 Seats

The day of the RJ is going fast. Bomb is trying to milk the cow as much as it can for as much money as they can get because their day is ending!!!!! Stretching the Q400 just may be carryong a good thing to far.

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by Mach3
Tue Oct 16, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New FAA Brainstorm
Replies: 58
Views: 3714

RE: New FAA Brainstorm

The only way to solve the over crowding is slot control and getting the FAA to do their job instead of pulling their pud working on systems that have no merit. They are 5 yrs behind on NexGen with another 8 yrs in getting it up and running. What have they been doing for the last 5 yrs? Their inabili...

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by Mach3
Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA & UL A/C In Taxy Incident At LHR
Replies: 60
Views: 22740

BA & UL A/C In Taxy Incident At LHR

When did we get a press in this country. I thought they are comic book writers!

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by Mach3
Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will Boeing Deliver 787 To Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 6
Views: 5153

RE: When Will Boeing Deliver 787 To Royal Air Maroc

They will get their aircraft when the orders in front of them are filled. Its just that simple!

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by Mach3
Mon Oct 15, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New FAA Brainstorm
Replies: 58
Views: 3714

RE: New FAA Brainstorm

Slider you are right!!! But look who is in charge of the infrastructure, OMG its the incompetent FAA! Par13del That fund is used to offset the federal budget. It grows and grows and no money from it goes for the intended purpose of the fund.

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by Mach3
Mon Oct 15, 2007 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New FAA Brainstorm
Replies: 58
Views: 3714

New FAA Brainstorm

Found on MSNBC, The FAA now wants to charge airlines a congestion fees. We will end up paying for those fees in higher seat prices. Since the FAA has already squandered 1.9 billion dollars id systems still far out from being ready. Now they want even more money to waste by charging the airlines abs ...

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by Mach3
Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N.Y. Girdlock
Replies: 11
Views: 1960

RE: N.Y. Girdlock

Mir call it what you like "rants" or what ever but it is a deadly serious problem that will cost lives soon. Example Rush hour traffic gridlock on the highway. Minor accidents takes place in the gridlock. ( drivers make mistakes in distance and spacing) No one hurt but cars damaged. Now equate that ...

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by Mach3
Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N.Y. Girdlock
Replies: 11
Views: 1960

RE: N.Y. Girdlock

Posted for 13 hrs and not one comment. Just as I expected, its more important to discuss getting a half inch more leg room then the real important issues of air safety!

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by Mach3
Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N.Y. Girdlock
Replies: 11
Views: 1960

N.Y. Girdlock

MSN News reports today that a Federal Task Force made up of Airline Executives, aviation groups and Gov. officials has been discussing finding a solution to nations worst air travel bottleneck. Do you schedule fewer flights? Or, can you find ways to SAFELY get more jets in the air? Anyone see STUPID...

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by Mach3
Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA 1.9 Billion Dollars Controllers Used Cell Phon
Replies: 3
Views: 2075

FAA 1.9 Billion Dollars Controllers Used Cell Phon

When Memphis Ctr went down controllers had to use their personal cell phones to call other Ctr's to clear traffic. Are we getting our monies worth? ATT is blaming other phone companies. Will we ever hear the real truth about the outage or will the FAA and ATT let it die?

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by Mach3
Wed Oct 10, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787- 6 Months Late - It's Official
Replies: 293
Views: 29737

RE: 787- 6 Months Late - It's Official

Boeing can turn this announcement in their favour! Rather then rush into a program like <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> did on the 380 and getting it in the air to inflate their Ego, Boeing is taking it on the chin to be safe and build a SAFE aircraft! Nothing wrong with that. Boe...

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancun Start-up Airline To Lease 4 BAe 146-200s.
Replies: 13
Views: 5803

RE: Cancun Start-up Airline To Lease 4 BAe 146-200s.

_AD if you can't read between the lines you need help!

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Carriers For Mainliners
Replies: 9
Views: 2377

RE: Regional Carriers For Mainliners

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cancun Start-up Airline To Lease 4 BAe 146-200s.
Replies: 13
Views: 5803

RE: Cancun Start-up Airline To Lease 4 BAe 146-200s.

Just whats needed south of the border! Another HOOKER of the Airways!

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Carriers For Mainliners
Replies: 9
Views: 2377

RE: Regional Carriers For Mainliners

Mainline <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> sells connecting tickets on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> to the final destination. Does that mean <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is responsible for <acronym title="American Airlines (...

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Carriers For Mainliners
Replies: 9
Views: 2377

RE: Regional Carriers For Mainliners

In my previous message I forgot to mention that the original regionals flew at lower altitudes in their respective area's where the weather caused most of the delays. Today's regionals can still be messed up by weather but its their basic attitude of take in as much money as they can and spend as li...

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Pres Using Venezuela State B737
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

RE: Iran Pres Using Venezuela State B737

SO WHAT? These 2 fools are in love with each other SO?

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by Mach3
Sat Sep 29, 2007 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Carriers For Mainliners
Replies: 9
Views: 2377

Regional Carriers For Mainliners

Now here is a thought that ran across my mind. I'm in my mid 60's so I can remember the Old Regional carriers that were operating in the 50's 60's and early 70"s. ie Schmohawk, Agony, Bannana, etc. It seems to me that as bad as they might have been that their management had honor, and commitment to ...

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by Mach3
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEM CTR Down!
Replies: 59
Views: 8619

RE: MEM CTR Down!

The compleation of ANY good flight is proper planning. This includes that all the proper systems used in the flight are working properly and safely. Proper Inspection of the aircraft. Proper weather information, fuel load, weights and balance and the list goes on. Forget to make sure that Oil Cap cl...

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by Mach3
Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEM CTR Down!
Replies: 59
Views: 8619

RE: MEM CTR Down!

OPLNguy where does it say a CUT cable. Pert of the FAA's job is to make sure that all communication likes SON"T fail in any manner. As a Dispatcher I would guess that on a daily basis you have to put up with the stupidity of the FAA! Where was management when the loine was installed? Chewing out a c...

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by Mach3
Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEM CTR Down!
Replies: 59
Views: 8619

RE: MEM CTR Down!

Just proof positive that there is trouble within the FAA. Old management that has their collective heads buried up their collective  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/butthead.gif" alt="butthead" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/butthead.gif" alt="butthead" bo...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 25, 2007 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tarmac? Why Is It Stiil Called That
Replies: 20
Views: 8414

RE: Tarmac? Why Is It Stiil Called That

Hoovering?????? Now that SUCKS!!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/cheeky.gif" alt="cheeky" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/cheeky.gif" alt="cheeky" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/cheeky.gif" alt="cheeky" border=0>  &nbs...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 25, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Spotting At PHL
Replies: 19
Views: 12236

RE: Plane Spotting At PHL

Try Bookbinders for GREAT food! But alas thats about all thats good about PHL! Oh and American White Cheese

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 25, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tarmac? Why Is It Stiil Called That
Replies: 20
Views: 8414

Tarmac? Why Is It Stiil Called That

In this modern age why do people still insist on calling the RAMP the Tarmac? Is it something cute or is it chic to use a word that does not describe thing correctly? There are no TARMAC agents nor any TARMAC Rats. Tar and Macadam have not been used in years. Its now Asphalt! Imagine an Asphalt Rat ...

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by Mach3
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways And The FAA
Replies: 0
Views: 3580

US Airways And The FAA

Much as I dislike Doug Parker I have to admire his statement printed in USA Today. He's the only Airlines CEO who has had the Ba--'s to say the FAA is broken and needs repair. Let's just hope others in the Airline industry will follow Parker's lead and start to call a spade a spade. Its interesting ...

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Controllers Purposly Do This?
Replies: 23
Views: 8151

RE: Do Controllers Purposly Do This?

The FAA will not be overhauled until someone has a brain burp that new management is needed and has the cajones to get rid of the old farts waiting just for retirement and flexing their ego's in dictatorial rule. Being a controller in the pressure cooker called ATC is hell with morons in charge. My ...

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by Mach3
Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Out Of Grand Junction, CO
Replies: 16
Views: 5193

RE: Airlines Out Of Grand Junction, CO

Bursie28 you are right about the tunnel without a doubt. However you forget the area between Frisco and Copper Mountain-ice and whiteouts. Vail Pass closing. Flatland truckers who forget to chain up. Glenwood Canyon can turn into an ice rink with winds howling through it. Ice along the river from Bs...

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by Mach3
Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787: Unsafe Per Whistleblower In Interview
Replies: 331
Views: 38246

RE: 787: Unsafe Per Whistleblower In Interview

Lets look at things closely. First Boeing has its feature tied up in the 787 Second no other aircraft manufacturer has the experience that Boeing has in development of new ideas and their construction. Boeing and other aircraft manufactures in the U.S. have built commercial aircraft as well as other...

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!
Replies: 114
Views: 14442

RE: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!

Here is a good question!!!!! Do you think that with all the money spent by the FAA in failed programs and over budget programs, there is graft going on? The FAA has had million of dollars wasted. Where did it go? There has never been any mention of companies, FAA Managers, or Executives of any fail ...

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

Thank you IAHFLYR My passion on this issue and the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> (even though I have not stated it) is Huge and comes from years of dealing with the FAA and reading articled about it. I wish someone here had the ability to research the Airport...

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!
Replies: 114
Views: 14442

RE: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!

Please read my last post in :FAA What will it take" It SUMS my feeling up! What should happen is there be and OverSight Board made up of industry and FAA front line people as well as management, as well as some Business People to establish Goals for the FAA and Systems the FAA need to implement. The...

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 13, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

What really scares me is that in the World's Largest Aviation Forum so many of us here in the US are more interested in posting comments about Delta's new Livery, or Will <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> come to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Cham...

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 13, 2007 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!
Replies: 114
Views: 14442

RE: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!

EXAAUADL Part of growing up is the ability to look at a problem, disect it and put it back together again making it work. YOU ARE NOT THERE <acronym title="Edson (YET / CYET), Canada - Alberta">YET</acronym> !!!!!!It only comes from maturity and that come from putting your emotions aside and thinking!

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by Mach3
Thu Sep 13, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!
Replies: 114
Views: 14442

RE: FAA To Airlines: Reduce Flights Or Else!

EXAAUADL Duh? Our ATC system is in many ways still the BEST  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/bigthumbsup.gif" alt="bigthumbsup" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/bigthumbsup.gif" alt="bigthumbsup" border=0>  That is because the GRUNTS the controllers tak...

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by Mach3
Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

Once again Marion Blakley has opened her big mouth and ignored any responsibility for this summers delays. In an article <a href="http://www.abcnews.go.com/teavelstory?id=3587776&page=1" target=_blank>www.abcnews.go.com/teavelstory?id=3587776&page=1</a> she is saying that if the Airlines are the onl...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

Spree My hat goes off to you for being in ATC and having to endure the pressures and problems of pee poor management at the top. I was ATC&W in the Air Force and then went into flying. As to what has prompted me to bring this subject up is the American public needs to see that their lives are a stak...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

So Krakowski is going to possibly the new COO. That's not Administrator! COO's have come from within the industry. One can only wounder what pressures have been place on COO's to cow tow to the FAA head. Bush will be out in a year and who knows who will be in. The lives of the public should net be p...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

Do you really think that privatizing the system will help? I don't!!!! We are going to have to first find people who have a deep sense of responsibility, commitment to safety (but the <acronym title="British International Helicopters">BS</acronym> aside) put their nose to the grindstone and get equi...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

RE: FAA And What Will It Take

Why should I get FLAMED for saying the truth? If I am FLAMED it only proves that people do not want to face the truth! Europe does not seem to have the problems that we have here! The EU seems to have the handle on flight control that the FAA doesn't! There is no more flight operations this year the...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA And What Will It Take
Replies: 23
Views: 4553

FAA And What Will It Take

What will it take to get the FAA do do its job and do it right? Over the last decade the FAA has done more to cripple flying the advancing it. Poor Management, inability to implement new programs, spending money on equipment that doesn't work. Who will replace Marion Blakely? Will it be someone with...

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airlines: By The Numbers
Replies: 29
Views: 6146

RE: U.S. Airlines: By The Numbers

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by Mach3
Tue Sep 11, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airlines: By The Numbers
Replies: 29
Views: 6146

RE: U.S. Airlines: By The Numbers

Just spoke with my brother in Tulsa. He Foreman in the composite Dept for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. He's on his way to repair an Allegiant <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym> with a bad wing heat blanket. According to him <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)"...

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by Mach3
Sun Sep 09, 2007 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Provides 787 Program Update (Part III)
Replies: 122
Views: 18260

RE: Boeing Provides 787 Program Update (Part III)

How many Comet's, Viscounts, Tridents, Nord's, Fooker's, BAC's in numbers as are Boeing's? European aviation and British manufactures went for the fast cash! Not longevity. They did cause a stir in design but really not in quality or life span. I can only think of one European contribution that has ...

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by Mach3
Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why The Lack Of Fossett Coverage?
Replies: 5
Views: 2887

RE: Why The Lack Of Fossett Coverage?

All Major news networks had coverage on Fossett tonight and i'm sure that many local news stations gave the story coverage. The search area has been expanded to cover over 10,000 sq. miles. Many search organizations are in the air. The Air Force is using high tech photo and radar imagery equipment i...

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