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by AASilverbird
Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Looking For DL Travel Poster
Replies: 1
Views: 5131

Looking For DL Travel Poster

Hello All! I'm looking for a Delta Air Lines 'India' travel poster. It looks like this: <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3713217402&category=28009&sspagename=STRK%3AMEBDW%3AIT&rd=1" target=_blank>http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3713217402&category=28009&...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Mar 11, 2004 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Film A Second Season Of "Airline"
Replies: 15
Views: 4139

RE: WN To Film A Second Season Of "Airline"

<b>I'm sorry I am just now hearing about this, but I do not get the chance to watch a lot of <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>. I see that the show is on A&E, but what day and time does the show "air".... Also, when does the new season start? Thanks everyone...</b> The show curr...

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by AASilverbird
Fri Mar 05, 2004 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757.....Ooooohhhhh
Replies: 66
Views: 8573

RE: 757.....Ooooohhhhh

<b>You have not felt a 757's till you have been on a 757 out of <acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym>. ASSFO</b> I'll be flying <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<...

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by AASilverbird
Wed Mar 03, 2004 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Online Seating Charts
Replies: 4
Views: 2900

DL Online Seating Charts

I was recently checking flts from <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> and checking seats for certain flts. I noticed something I haven't noticed before...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Mel Gibson's "Passion" Be Shown Inflight?
Replies: 41
Views: 4581

RE: Will Mel Gibson's "Passion" Be Shown Inflight?

I just came back from seeing the movie as well, and as has been metioned above, there's not a chance that this movie will ever be featured inflight. As someone said above, it's doubtful this movie could even be edited to be suitable for viewing for all audiences. The violence and torture alone is 3/...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight You Have Ever Been On
Replies: 64
Views: 7352

RE: Shortest Flight You Have Ever Been On

20mins ATL-CSG back in '91 when there was still mainline jet service between the two cities. Now I think it's ASA CRJs and ATRs.

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by AASilverbird
Fri Feb 13, 2004 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Paid My $25 To Post, Here Goes!
Replies: 57
Views: 5856

RE: I Paid My $25 To Post, Here Goes!

Superbowl...With Vick back, it's Falcons all the way!!  Big thumbs up

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by AASilverbird
Tue Feb 10, 2004 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 'Dreamliner Flight Log'
Replies: 2
Views: 2166

RE: 7E7 'Dreamliner Flight Log'

I've copied the text of the "Flight Log" below. Near the end there is a small article from the engineers about stowing luggage...again for anyone who is interested..... <b>The Dreamliner Flight Log: February 2004 Happy New Year to the World Design Team! In This Edition: The Survey Authority to Offe...

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by AASilverbird
Tue Feb 10, 2004 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 'Dreamliner Flight Log'
Replies: 2
Views: 2166

7E7 'Dreamliner Flight Log'

I don't know how many of you signed up as a member of the "design team" for the 7E7, but I registered some time ago on the Beoing website. Every now and then they send emails on progress of the aircraft as well as surveys to be completed. This month's survey foucuses on personal space, overhead spac...

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by AASilverbird
Mon Feb 09, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 744...registrations?
Replies: 14
Views: 2845

RE: BA 744...registrations?

IVC = 96

Well, this is one way of writing it. I learned it differently. So I would write 96 as: XCVI.

I don't know if one is more correct than the other....

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by AASilverbird
Mon Feb 09, 2004 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 744...registrations?
Replies: 14
Views: 2845

RE: BA 744...registrations?

CIV is indeed 104 ( C=100, <acronym title="China Airlines (Taiwan)">CI</acronym>=101, etc....) <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> = 400 As far as I know, and I'm no expert, IVC is not a valid way of writing 104. In fact, IVC is not a valid notation for any number. There's a rule I th...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Feb 08, 2004 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Introduces Miami-St. Lucia Service
Replies: 8
Views: 3441

RE: AA Introduces Miami-St. Lucia Service

It is nicer to have jet service to the island, true, and UVF is a much nicer facility when compared to SLU, but since the <i>majority</i> of the more popular "all inclusive" resorts are in Castries and surrounding areas, honeymooners will now have to brave the treacherous road to Castries! There was...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Feb 08, 2004 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Introduces Miami-St. Lucia Service
Replies: 8
Views: 3441

RE: AA Introduces Miami-St. Lucia Service

I thought that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> at one time had service to UVF maybe in the early-mid 90's, but then pulled out. But I don't remember the exact reason they did stop the service. I thought it had to do with disagreements b/t <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)...

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by AASilverbird
Sat Feb 07, 2004 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A380 Fuselage, Nose & Landing Gear Photos
Replies: 85
Views: 45184

RE: New A380 Fuselage, Nose & Landing Gear Photos

Ants,

Thanks for posting links to the photos. All I can say is WOW! I would really like to see the landing gear photo...so if not too much trouble, please email to
[email protected] Thanks!!

-Sainath

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by AASilverbird
Sat Feb 07, 2004 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favourite World Scheme?
Replies: 14
Views: 2526

RE: What's Your Favourite World Scheme?

Mine are 'Chelsea Rose' and 'Paithani' <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/190043/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/190043/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/phot...

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by AASilverbird
Mon Feb 02, 2004 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Like To See _______ Aircraft In ______ Fleet
Replies: 82
Views: 7343

RE: Like To See _______ Aircraft In ______ Fleet

The 777 in both AI and LH fleets....  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by AASilverbird
Sat Jan 31, 2004 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arriving At ORD
Replies: 6
Views: 2503

RE: Arriving At ORD

I live downtown and always catch the Blue line from Clark and Lake. As Dia77 said, it's right at 45mins from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to the Clark and Lake station stop. Back in Dec, I was on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">U...

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by AASilverbird
Sat Jan 31, 2004 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Using Smokeless Tobacco On Any Major Airline
Replies: 55
Views: 48595

RE: Using Smokeless Tobacco On Any Major Airline

Man, all this talk about having a chew..had to go throw one in.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> DeltaMD-88, funny you brought up this question as I've wondered about it myself. I've often done it on flights, but as you mentioned, try to do it discreet...

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by AASilverbird
Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking NEWS: Bomb Scare At MDW
Replies: 16
Views: 5729

RE: Breaking NEWS: Bomb Scare At MDW

I was on <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> flt 2206 <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym>-<acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>. I saw this flt on the ground today as we were taxiing...

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by AASilverbird
Fri Jan 09, 2004 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare Worst In On-time Arrivals
Replies: 2
Views: 3366

O'Hare Worst In On-time Arrivals

Below is an article I just read on the Chicago Tribune's webiste. Flying in and out of O'Hare quite often, this doesn't surprise me, esp the part about the traveller who spent an hr delayed on the taxiway. Twice in the past three months I've spent at least 45min on the ground on an aircraft waiting ...

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by AASilverbird
Mon Dec 15, 2003 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Celebrating 100yrs Of Flight
Replies: 5
Views: 2239

RE: Airlines Celebrating 100yrs Of Flight

Actually, Delta has some plans of marking the event. I posted an article from Yahoo early last week with their plans. Here's a link to the thread: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1298940/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/re...

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by AASilverbird
Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL Celebrates Century Of Flight
Replies: 1
Views: 2058

DAL Celebrates Century Of Flight

Below is an article from Yahoo Finance detailing <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>'s plans for the 100th Anniv of Flight. Do any other carriers, here in the US or abroad, have plans to formally mark the event? <b>Delta Air Lines Celebrates Industry's 100 Years by Thanking Atlanta C...

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by AASilverbird
Wed Dec 10, 2003 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are The Chances Of Seeing B6 Back At ATL
Replies: 9
Views: 5217

RE: What Are The Chances Of Seeing B6 Back At ATL

Does anyone know if Jet Blue has any plans on serving the Chicago market? I thought I read something in the Chicago Triubune earlier this yr about MDW as a consideration. Could this be a market that would work in their favor?

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by AASilverbird
Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Aviation Book?
Replies: 40
Views: 5386

RE: What's Your Favorite Aviation Book?

Anything by John Nance

AA777MIA,

Guess I was still posting when you posted. Have you read 'Skyhook'? Of his other books, which one would you pick as a must read? Thanks!

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by AASilverbird
Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Aviation Book?
Replies: 40
Views: 5386

RE: What's Your Favorite Aviation Book?

I've only read a few, but one I really enjoyed was 'Flying the Big Jets' by Stanley Stewart. The one I have was publised in 1992 by Airlife Publishing. Gives intricate detail on the 744, physics of flying, flight planning, navigation, etc, etc. Almost everyting you've wanted to know. In this book it...

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by AASilverbird
Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many People Actually Pay For 1st Class?
Replies: 21
Views: 12175

RE: How Many People Actually Pay For 1st Class?

Only time I've flown First was a couple of yrs ago on an Air Jamaica flt from Montego Bay to <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>. And it was not my doing at all. It was a connecting flt (my originating flt was SLU on Air Jamaica...

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by AASilverbird
Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last United Flight You Were On
Replies: 104
Views: 8533

RE: Last United Flight You Were On

Last flt on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> was Thanksgiving weekend of this year. Flew <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>. Both flts ...

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by AASilverbird
Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Dumps Expedia Sales
Replies: 38
Views: 3887

RE: US Airways Dumps Expedia Sales

When Travelocity first came out I used them quite a bit b/c at the time I don't think most airlines had online booking through their own websites (not that I remember anyway). Then Expedia came along and I used them once. When airlines began using their websites to sell tickets more and more, I bega...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boy:"...we Hijack This Plane With My Two Guns"
Replies: 7
Views: 5959

RE: Boy:"...we Hijack This Plane With My Two Guns"

<b>An <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> flight was delayed four hours because of a sticker that said something about terrorism</b> I think part of the longer delay in the <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> case was once the Cpt. was told about the sticker, he opted to not fly the ...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Plane Did You Fly For The 1st Time This Year?
Replies: 140
Views: 17319

RE: What Plane Did You Fly For The 1st Time This Year?

For me...

A319/320 on NWA (ORD-DTW)

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Aircraft Type Have You Flown Most This Year?
Replies: 83
Views: 11892

RE: What Aircraft Type Have You Flown Most This Year?

Most of my travelling this yr has actually been in the last few months. Mostly with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>, and <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acro...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Hartsfield
Replies: 33
Views: 3757

RE: ATL Hartsfield

Hahah! Yup! you beat me this time, Toady....job well done!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> Yes, Venuscat2, as Toady said, you do deplane via jetway where you first go through immigration and then take escalators down to claim your bags and go through customs.

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Hartsfield
Replies: 33
Views: 3757

RE: ATL Hartsfield

Oh, yeah, like Toady said. I forgot about going through security again before leaving the customs/immigration area. LOL! Beat ya to it, but still left out a tidbit of info, so your post just as useful!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"><br><br>[Edited 20...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Hartsfield
Replies: 33
Views: 3757

RE: ATL Hartsfield

<b>How does clearing customs work at <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>? When I was walking through concourse E (almost a year ago) it appeared that the pax could just get off the plane and get on the train.</b> When you arrive...

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by AASilverbird
Sun Dec 07, 2003 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Flt 143 "Gimli Glider"
Replies: 21
Views: 5239

RE: AC Flt 143 "Gimli Glider"

<b>WAY better than the poorly made movie is the book "Freefall" by William Hoffer and Marilyn Mona Hoffer.</b> Skydrol, man, you read my mind! I was just about to ask if anyone had read the book. I actually purchased this book when it came out while on family vacation in the Pacific <acronym title="...

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by AASilverbird
Sat Dec 06, 2003 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Anyone Carry A Smoke Hood With Them
Replies: 21
Views: 11721

RE: Does Anyone Carry A Smoke Hood With Them

Umm...dumb question coming....who's Mary Schiavo?

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by AASilverbird
Sat Dec 06, 2003 5:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Policies Regarding Pilot Facial Hair, Etc.
Replies: 19
Views: 16919

RE: Airline Policies Regarding Pilot Facial Hair, Etc.

I have a couple of questions, one a little o/t... I read that, and I guess that this may apply to longer haul flts (not sure if it applies regardless of flt length), that if one crew member leaves the cockpit that the crew member left flying has to wear an O2 mask until the other returns. Is this co...

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by AASilverbird
Sat Dec 06, 2003 4:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATC Callsigns
Replies: 29
Views: 10809

RE: ATC Callsigns

Seeing as how United is operating aircraft in Ted's new livery, is their callsign still 'United' or is/will the c/s be 'Ted'?

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by AASilverbird
Sat Dec 06, 2003 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best In Concourse Restaurants
Replies: 23
Views: 2156

RE: Best In Concourse Restaurants

Yeah, <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> has a nice selection of local eateries as does <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> at the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> terminals. There's...

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by AASilverbird
Sat Dec 06, 2003 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Flt 143 "Gimli Glider"
Replies: 21
Views: 5239

RE: AC Flt 143 "Gimli Glider"

Thanks for the info guys! Skydrol, thanks for the link to the webpage. Made for some interesting reading. <b>Wasn't it because they mixed up pounds and kilos. AFAIK fuel is not messured in gallons or liters</b> FraT, below is an excerpt from the article that was found on the link posted by Skdrol: "...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Dec 04, 2003 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Flt 143 "Gimli Glider"
Replies: 21
Views: 5239

AC Flt 143 "Gimli Glider"

Recently read a small excerpt about Air Canada's Flt 143 that had to make an emergency landing at a decommissioned Royal Canadian Airforce base in Gimli. Incident occured on July 23, 1983. One engine went out and with the decision to lower altitude and redirect to a closer airport, the second one we...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Dec 04, 2003 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW New Livery Update
Replies: 19
Views: 3812

RE: NW New Livery Update

<b>Wich type of aircraft do they fly into <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>? </b> Not sure about <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - Inter...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Dec 04, 2003 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airport Terminal Design
Replies: 48
Views: 6003

RE: Best Airport Terminal Design

I feel that the discussion is revolving to much around US airports and members should be forthcoming in designs outside the US.


My opinion, for one, was based on airports I have personally travelled through. All of which, in the past few yrs, have been US and Caribbean airports.

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by AASilverbird
Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airport Terminal Design
Replies: 48
Views: 6003

RE: Best Airport Terminal Design

I was very impressed with the new NWA terminal at <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> my first time through a couple of months ago. Very spacious and bright! Architecturally, I think it's quite a gem. I fly <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare ...

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by AASilverbird
Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW New Livery Update
Replies: 19
Views: 3812

RE: NW New Livery Update

Man, that digitially enhanced photo of a DC10 in n/c looks pretty sharp! I like...  Big thumbs up

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by AASilverbird
Wed Dec 03, 2003 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Express Cargo Fleet
Replies: 28
Views: 4325

RE: Federal Express Cargo Fleet

How does UPS's fleet size compare to that of FedEx and where are its main hubs?

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by AASilverbird
Wed Dec 03, 2003 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines To SXM
Replies: 40
Views: 4253

RE: Airlines To SXM

<b>dont know if <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flies there. The past couple of years I think have been on and off.... any <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> planes in the photo database?</b> Flairport, Below is a link to a page with four photos from the databas...

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by AASilverbird
Wed Dec 03, 2003 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of Actual Ted A/C
Replies: 36
Views: 6166

RE: Pictures Of Actual Ted A/C

I know that Song's ATC callsign remains as 'Delta' so does anyone know if Ted's callsign is 'Ted' or does it remain 'United'?

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by AASilverbird
Wed Dec 03, 2003 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines To SXM
Replies: 40
Views: 4253

RE: Airlines To SXM

Anair80,

That's kind of what I thought...just a name change. Thank for the info and clearing it up!  Smile

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by AASilverbird
Tue Dec 02, 2003 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines To SXM
Replies: 40
Views: 4253

RE: Airlines To SXM

<b>Second Air Aruba to the best of my knowledge went out of business a few years ago.</b> COEWRNJ, Yup, I think your're right. My goof! That's what I get from making the list from memory!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> <b>Also, what about <acronym t...

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