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by skaggs
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight
Replies: 118
Views: 16453

Re: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight

Whats crazy is DL let the dog fly on another flight! If a pax blooodied another pax they would be banned for life. Unrestrained animals have no place in the cabin.

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by skaggs
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight
Replies: 118
Views: 16453

Re: Support Dog Mauls Passenger on DL Flight

I bet the guy that got bit now has PTSD and will now need an emotional support animal.

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by skaggs
Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800: Conspiracy?
Replies: 68
Views: 13196

RE: TWA 800: Conspiracy?

If Bill Clinton couldn't keep a BJ secret, no way is someone keeping accidentally shooting down an airliner secret.

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by skaggs
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 191: 30 Years Ago
Replies: 59
Views: 20547

RE: Delta 191: 30 Years Ago

I was 15 at a summer camp in Cape Cod. My Dad was a DL L1011 FO @ DFW. I was able to confirm it wasn't him pretty quickly thankfully.

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by skaggs
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3
Replies: 247
Views: 77357

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lancelot07" class="quote" target="_blank">lancelot07</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>We don't have any hint about any pla...

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by skaggs
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3
Replies: 247
Views: 77357

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CALTECH" class="quote" target="_blank">CALTECH</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Why would and where does it say the pilot ...

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by skaggs
Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3
Replies: 247
Views: 77357

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3

If the pilot was alive for any length of time after the final heading change, he would have dove the aircraft a la Egypt Air into the ocean not let it run out of gas and glide down. (the lack of catastrophic damage on the flaparon proves it wasn't a pile drive into the sea) It's pointless spending a...

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by skaggs
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3
Replies: 247
Views: 77357

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>It will be interesting if the black boxes are ...

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by skaggs
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Kicked Off B6 Flight
Replies: 91
Views: 21148

RE: Family Kicked Off B6 Flight

Being the parent of teenagers, I am a master at smelling <acronym title="British International Helicopters">BS</acronym>. The passengers are likely fabricating most of their side of the story. The supposed tweets from fellow passengers include the twitter address of the husband or wife that got kick...

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by skaggs
Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 757s Grounded?
Replies: 34
Views: 17592

AA 757s Grounded?

Just heard a rumor from an AA 75/76 pilot that the 757 fleet is grounded.

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by skaggs
Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is Your Favorite St Maarten Video?
Replies: 9
Views: 7518

What Is Your Favorite St Maarten Video?

Here are some of my favorites: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAfQwDizpRo" target="_blank">This has to be the lowest approach ever</a> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTLGsEErWJY" target="_blank">This one is a classic</a> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvBnHt2-u3I" target="...

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by skaggs
Sat Apr 14, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hail At DFW?
Replies: 36
Views: 5219

RE: Hail At DFW?

Here is some video from my house in Keller, 12 miles WSW of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> about 1800. Several Golf Ball Pieces, mostly dime size. It lasted 10 minutes. Got home from work 15 min before (whew) <object width="425" height="3...

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by skaggs
Sat Apr 07, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Nerve Of Some Passengers
Replies: 69
Views: 11260

RE: The Nerve Of Some Passengers

I was on an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> to <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> last month. I was in line to board (F) when a...

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by skaggs
Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Im Having A Better Morning Than You Are!
Replies: 0
Views: 1645

Im Having A Better Morning Than You Are!

Taken 1 hour ago on Maho Beach. Suset Bar has wireless internet. <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=650 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=536882898&filename=1175095142Fnn6Il.jpg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/536882898/middle/1175095...

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by skaggs
Thu Mar 29, 2007 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Bet I Am Having A Better Morning Than You Are!
Replies: 11
Views: 2204

I Bet I Am Having A Better Morning Than You Are!

To keep a bit on a reasonable topic, there is a pretty good crosswind here at <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>. We landed yesterday with a fairly low cieling, is there an ILS at <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - ...

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by skaggs
Sun Mar 18, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Crashes At Space Coast Regional Airport
Replies: 15
Views: 7781

RE: Jet Crashes At Space Coast Regional Airport

Im guessing G-LOC. It doesnt appear that he is pulling at all until the last second. Strictly a guess as we will most likely never know what really happened

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by skaggs
Mon Mar 12, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2nd Fatal Chopper Crash In Hawaii In 4 Days.
Replies: 5
Views: 3484

RE: 2nd Fatal Chopper Crash In Hawaii In 4 Days.

Here is why I say this: This is certainly not a hysteria brought on by two accidents concidentally close together. It is a systemic problem that is obviously in need of some type of oversight. This is a <acronym title="Portimao (PRM / LPPM), Portugal">PRM</acronym> from the DOT: <a href="http://www3...

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by skaggs
Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2nd Fatal Chopper Crash In Hawaii In 4 Days.
Replies: 5
Views: 3484

2nd Fatal Chopper Crash In Hawaii In 4 Days.

I will bet this will lead to an immediate grounding of tour operators until the FAA decides what to do.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17571210/

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by skaggs
Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/C Off Runway At DAL?
Replies: 17
Views: 8974

A/C Off Runway At DAL?

Thew wind is blowing over 50 MPH here in Dallas and I was looking at the LUV cam and found this:

http://www.wfaa.com/cams/lovefield/

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by skaggs
Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Putting Your Feet Up On Bulkhead Wall
Replies: 61
Views: 14547

RE: Putting Your Feet Up On Bulkhead Wall

The worst I saw was some fat dude on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> in F, no socks, feet on bulkhead (asile seat) and reading a soft core porn mag, holding it so the 5 rows behind could 'read' it too. I was flying <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW...

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by skaggs
Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plz Help ID This Plane
Replies: 3
Views: 3407

RE: Plz Help ID This Plane

Looks like this specific CASA 212

https://www.airliners.net/open.file/1012677/L/

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by skaggs
Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plz Help ID This Plane
Replies: 3
Views: 3407

RE: Plz Help ID This Plane

CASA - They are fun to jump out of

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by skaggs
Sun Sep 24, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worlds Biggest Aviation Idiot?
Replies: 61
Views: 22385

RE: Worlds Biggest Aviation Idiot?

I kept expecting to hear him say:

"IT PUTS THE LOTION IN THE BASKET!"

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by skaggs
Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Glider - Jet Midair Near Reno
Replies: 48
Views: 12788

RE: Glider - Jet Midair Near Reno

Wow...this is a bad deal....Im sure that most pilots are not looking for <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> - VFR aircraft at 16K. The glider probably did not have a transponder, nor is it required to. So the Hawkers TCAS was useless. I had a near-midair in my Pitts S2B with a Learjet 60...

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by skaggs
Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4
Replies: 186
Views: 32235

RE: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4

CNN is now reporting that they boarded the wrong airplane at 0515 and even started the APU before a ramp worker pointed out their mistake.

I am REALLY interested in the toxicology reports now.

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by skaggs
Thu Aug 31, 2006 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4
Replies: 186
Views: 32235

RE: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4

I just talked to my Dad (Retired <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 777 Capt) about this. He told me he damn near took off on a taxiway in a DC-9 years back. The Capt. taxied it while my Dad was head down tuning radios or whatever, it was my Dad's leg and the Capt advanced the throt...

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by skaggs
Thu Aug 31, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Rules Violation In Lexington Tower
Replies: 68
Views: 8621

RE: FAA Rules Violation In Lexington Tower

This had ZERO to do with this accident. The controller could have been playing X-Box and it would have nothing to do with this incident.

Please, at 0600 in Lexington KY, 1 controller is fine.....Im sure at 0600 it could be non-controlled with no issues.

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by skaggs
Thu Aug 31, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4
Replies: 186
Views: 32235

RE: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4

Heres another video from a <acronym title="TACV C Verde Airlines">VR</acronym> Cockpit <object width="425" height="350"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ycUZT9JQZm0"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/ycUZT9JQZm0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="...

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by skaggs
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4
Replies: 186
Views: 32235

RE: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part 4

Here is a video of a flight I just made on MFS.

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by skaggs
Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part III
Replies: 230
Views: 33559

RE: Comair CRJ-100 Plane Has Crashed In LEX Part III

I am VERY interested in the outcome of the toxicology reports. 0600 on a Sunday morning....

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by skaggs
Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cops Said: No Spotting At Airport
Replies: 123
Views: 15958

RE: Cops Said: No Spotting At Airport

The Terrorists have won...... No spotting, so Airliners.net becomes a history site. no iPod so everyone will go postal because you cant drown out the 2 yr old crying because he has no formula, no deodorant so now we will all smell like terrorists, no laptops and no productivity so your 3 hours of si...

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by skaggs
Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accident Cause?
Replies: 2
Views: 1592

Accident Cause?

The remarks section of this post claims a power loss after takeoff as the cause of the accident. The prop blades are bent forward. Doesn't this indicate power on at the time of impact? It seems to be a fairly new aircraft too. <a href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1091356/M/" target=_blank>htt...

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by skaggs
Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great SXM Video!
Replies: 12
Views: 3544

RE: Great SXM Video!

That was FUNNY! I wonder if that was real or staged...Im guessing real. Here are my <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym> landing and takeoff videos.......I actually almost needed stitches! Im going again Sept 4 if anyone else ...

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by skaggs
Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Lease Airbus A320's?
Replies: 134
Views: 19849

RE: AA To Lease Airbus A320's?

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by skaggs
Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Lease Airbus A320's?
Replies: 134
Views: 19849

AA To Lease Airbus A320's?

All of my <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> pilot friends in <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> are talking of a rumor that will supposedly affect "all <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> first officers" ...

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by skaggs
Wed May 10, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B762ER / Other Aircraft - Flap-less Take-off
Replies: 13
Views: 3928

RE: B762ER / Other Aircraft - Flap-less Take-off

Fokkers dont have slats do they?

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by skaggs
Tue May 02, 2006 7:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Choices - Bad For Everybody?
Replies: 7
Views: 2900

Engine Choices - Bad For Everybody?

Wouldn't everybody be better off if manufactures (Boeing/Airbus) only offered new aircraft with a standard powerplant? 1. A/C could be cheaper if manufactures didn't have to integrate different powerplants. 2. How many mergers did not happen due to non fleet commonality? 3. With 3rd party <acronym t...

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by skaggs
Fri Apr 28, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snoop Dogg Banned From BA
Replies: 50
Views: 9749

RE: Snoop Dogg Banned From BA

One thing is for schizzle:

The race card is the next hand to be dealt.

What is suprising is, stoned people are usually non-violent. They must have been heavy on the Gin-n-juice in their gobletts on the flight to LHR.

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by skaggs
Mon Apr 10, 2006 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Flight Attendants Object To Exit Row Price Plan
Replies: 44
Views: 7456

RE: NW Flight Attendants Object To Exit Row Price Plan

They are stupid pulling the "safety" card. The selection of exit row seats has been random or preferential treatment to good customers or gate agent charmers. I have seen many dead-heading pilots (perfect choice in case of incident) and they never get the exit row. Some of the people they sit there,...

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by skaggs
Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I'm Serious, This Is The Worst Livery!
Replies: 84
Views: 32324

RE: I'm Serious, This Is The Worst Livery!

This is my favorite 'livery'. I saw this sitting in the sun and my jaw dropped. It looks AWESOME in person.



[Edited 2006-04-09 23:42:48]

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by skaggs
Sun Apr 09, 2006 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Personal Note To All DL Pilots
Replies: 93
Views: 11226

A Personal Note To All DL Pilots

Heres the deal, and it is a quite simple problem with a quite simple solution. When a family spends themselves into massive debt, they have to sell the Caddy, quit vacationing in Kauai and quit the country club. It hurts and it sucks, but it is the quickest way out of debt and the bleeding of cash a...

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by skaggs
Sun Apr 09, 2006 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is St. Maarten Anisotropic?
Replies: 9
Views: 4073

RE: Is St. Maarten Anisotropic?

Holy smokes. I played that video over and over, pausing and measuring. He missed those people by no more than 3 ft (I believe he was displaced horizontally) and he missed the fence by inces to two feet max. That is by far the nuttiest <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM...

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by skaggs
Sat Apr 08, 2006 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Bother Going To SXM?
Replies: 66
Views: 9065

RE: Why Bother Going To SXM?

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by skaggs
Sat Apr 08, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Made You Interested In Aviation
Replies: 30
Views: 5838

RE: What Made You Interested In Aviation

Dad is a Delta pilot,,,,Got to fly L1011 sims as a kid and ride in the cockpit. I used to spot inbounds over bridgeport into DFW from 30 miles away with my telescope and log them in a notebook.

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by skaggs
Fri Apr 07, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Parachutes Onboard Commercial Airplanes?
Replies: 26
Views: 5126

RE: Parachutes Onboard Commercial Airplanes?

I think it is a great idea!

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by skaggs
Wed Apr 05, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Bother Going To SXM?
Replies: 66
Views: 9065

RE: Why Bother Going To SXM?

Why go to <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>??? Are you kidding? This is my favorite self pic: <img src="http://www.mikeskaggs.com/sitebuilder/images/IMAG0175-758x568.jpg" border=0> And my favorite video that I took: <object...

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by skaggs
Sun Apr 02, 2006 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Google Earth - A340 In Flight Over My House!
Replies: 102
Views: 28695

RE: Google Earth - A340 In Flight Over My House!

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by skaggs
Thu Oct 06, 2005 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bird Flu - Effects On Airlines
Replies: 0
Views: 2502

Bird Flu - Effects On Airlines

I can't believe that airlines have not addressed this very likely pandemic that is about to occur. I believe that it will grind air traffic, especially international, to a halt if the pandemic is as bad as most people say it is going to be.

Any predictions?

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by skaggs
Sat Sep 24, 2005 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Parking DC8s?
Replies: 29
Views: 4615

RE: UPS Parking DC8s?

I used to work at Love Field and they would come into Dalfort for <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym>...In their repo flights back to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>, no cargo, no fuel, the pilots would really have fun...

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by skaggs
Wed Sep 21, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Noise Cancelling Headphones
Replies: 57
Views: 6163

RE: Noise Cancelling Headphones

I love em...You need a strap to hold them on though..



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