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by kbuf737
Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Donates 727 To Nfta (BUF) Firefighters
Replies: 4
Views: 2866

FedEx Donates 727 To Nfta (BUF) Firefighters

<a href="http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20121205/CITYANDREGION/121209526/1002" target="_blank">http://www.buffalonews.com/apps/pbcs...21205/CITYANDREGION/121209526/1002</a> Link Above. Appears as though FedEx has delivered N268FE to the Niagara Frontier Transit Authority (Auth...

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by kbuf737
Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Eyeing Naples (APF)
Replies: 28
Views: 7994

RE: JetBlue Eyeing Naples (APF)

This post is presumptuous as it assumes a direct flight to <acronym title="Naples - Municipal (APF / KAPF), USA - Florida">APF</acronym> from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> but here are some observations: It seems like ...

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by kbuf737
Mon Jul 24, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK 31L Taxi Patterns
Replies: 10
Views: 2239

RE: JFK 31L Taxi Patterns

I flew out of there yesterday and JeffG seemed to hit it on the nose. I was on <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> and we were came down Bravo taxied across 22R on Foxtrot, then turned onto Yankee and headed down Zulu where we alternated with a/c coming from terminals 1-4 on alpha. S...

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by kbuf737
Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG International Airlines
Replies: 13
Views: 2750

RE: CVG International Airlines

IS SJU considered international?

filler

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by kbuf737
Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Remains On Southwest's Radar
Replies: 52
Views: 4122

RE: Charlotte Remains On Southwest's Radar

What about GSO?


filler

-KBUF

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by kbuf737
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First LCC! WN PBI-BUF-BWI // AA LGA-MIA (Pics)
Replies: 7
Views: 8985

RE: My First LCC! WN PBI-BUF-BWI // AA LGA-MIA (Pics)

Hola Luis, I am sorry about your little <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> problems in <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym>. You saw my city at its worst there and it is unfortunate you had t...

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by kbuf737
Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways' Flight To The North Pole
Replies: 70
Views: 16371

RE: US Airways' Flight To The North Pole

We have one up here in <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym> too, this really is a wonderful and generous thing for the airlines to do. Offer their equipment, man power and gate space so that those who are disadvantaged may also...

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by kbuf737
Mon Dec 05, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cool Video Regarding Engine Thrust
Replies: 46
Views: 13145

RE: Cool Video Regarding Engine Thrust

The Lord of the Rings music was a nice touch. It really is amazing that these cars can go over so easily. My question is, what about all those people in the crazy <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym> videos, who literally stra...

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by kbuf737
Sat Dec 03, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Up: US 757 To Get New Livery On The 4th
Replies: 53
Views: 11039

RE: Heads Up: US 757 To Get New Livery On The 4th

It fits much better on the 67s then on the narrow bodies. I'll be excited to see how the 757 looks in it.  bouncy 

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by kbuf737
Sat Dec 03, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heads Up: US 757 To Get New Livery On The 4th
Replies: 53
Views: 11039

RE: Heads Up: US 757 To Get New Livery On The 4th

Why would they paint 623. They just put that in Star colors not that long ago. I rode on 623, seemed like a nice airplane.

-KBUF

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by kbuf737
Fri Nov 04, 2005 11:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Notable Plane Crashes In History?
Replies: 129
Views: 16971

RE: Most Notable Plane Crashes In History?

What flight number was that 733 that crashed near <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> for US. Also the <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym> DC-9 That crashed due...

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by kbuf737
Fri Oct 28, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taxi Speed Of Southwest
Replies: 35
Views: 10390

RE: Taxi Speed Of Southwest

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by kbuf737
Fri Oct 28, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taxi Speed Of Southwest
Replies: 35
Views: 10390

RE: Taxi Speed Of Southwest

From what I hear the excepted rule for taxiing is Vr-15 kts  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/rotfl.gif" alt="rotfl" border=0>  But I have been on Southwest flights before and it does seem to be a quick trip to the threshold, usually ended by a rolling takeoff. There is no stoping t...

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by kbuf737
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: CRJ Sounds, Where To Get For FS9?
Replies: 2
Views: 12320

CRJ Sounds, Where To Get For FS9?

I am looking for some regional jet sounds, can i get them from anyplace for FS9? Avsim and Flightsim.com seem sparse. Anyhelp please. thanks..

-KBUF

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by kbuf737
Sat Oct 22, 2005 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Approach To Runway 11 At EWR?
Replies: 6
Views: 5179

RE: Approach To Runway 11 At EWR?

11 Is quite short isn't it? I dont think heavies could come in on that runway unless it was quite a windy day. My guess also would be most of those townships on the 11 approach are chuck full of NIMBYs who are not fond of the noise.

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by kbuf737
Fri Oct 07, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Score One For Cleveland!
Replies: 24
Views: 1375

RE: Score One For Cleveland!

Hey it could have been worse, they could have listed some other Lake Erie city about 200 miles Northeast as number one, but then KROC would really be going off on a tangent. Or even worse, Sorrycuse. But for those of you who have not been to Cleveland in the last decade, its worth checking out, defi...

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by kbuf737
Wed Oct 05, 2005 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway II Why Did It Fail?
Replies: 4
Views: 3691

RE: Midway II Why Did It Fail?

Its sort of sad to hear that hhappen. They were in <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym> for some time and the O/D of <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym>-...

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by kbuf737
Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway II Why Did It Fail?
Replies: 4
Views: 3691

Midway II Why Did It Fail?

Out of curiosity: Why did the second Midway airlines fail? I know they moved <acronym title="Business Express (USA)">HQ</acronym> from <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> to <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - No...

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by kbuf737
Mon Oct 03, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spring '06 Schedules, When Will We See Them?
Replies: 4
Views: 4797

RE: Spring '06 Schedules, When Will We See Them?

I got ya, I thought for some reason it was a 6 month cycle.

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by kbuf737
Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spring '06 Schedules, When Will We See Them?
Replies: 4
Views: 4797

RE: Spring '06 Schedules, When Will We See Them?

I thought they were released early ? Oh sarcasm, missed that one. Its late here folks.

-KBUF

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by kbuf737
Mon Oct 03, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spring '06 Schedules, When Will We See Them?
Replies: 4
Views: 4797

Spring '06 Schedules, When Will We See Them?

When will we start seeing schedules for Spring '06?


I would think shortly am I correct?

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by kbuf737
Mon Sep 19, 2005 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If NW Started Pulling Out Cities.....?
Replies: 84
Views: 6615

RE: If NW Started Pulling Out Cities.....?

Sarasota?

filler filler filler

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by kbuf737
Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me Identify This 737
Replies: 14
Views: 4772

RE: Help Me Identify This 737

1MillionFlyer, Thanks for the quick response. That makes alot of sense. I just thought it might have been a composite issue, and the tendency for rudder components to corrode, but this makes much more logical sense. Why balance the thing before it's painted when it would just have to be balanced aga...

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by kbuf737
Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me Identify This 737
Replies: 14
Views: 4772

RE: Help Me Identify This 737

Why do the rudders come painted before the rest of the body?

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by kbuf737
Sat Jul 30, 2005 7:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Easy Way To Remember Port And Starboard?
Replies: 47
Views: 46776

RE: Easy Way To Remember Port And Starboard?

But if you were a rower it became more confusing as I rowed port, but my oar was to the right, yet the viewpoint from the coxwain's vantage has port where it is supposed to be, on the left.

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by kbuf737
Fri Jul 29, 2005 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Airways Crack In The Window! (scary)
Replies: 26
Views: 7342

RE: US Airways Crack In The Window! (scary)

440 is a fine bird. Flew on her a few years ago, that crack wasnt there back then.

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by kbuf737
Wed Jul 20, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US 1900 Hits A Deer At ART (Watertown, NY)
Replies: 24
Views: 4092

RE: US 1900 Hits A Deer At ART (Watertown, NY)

Believe you me we have plenty of deer upstate. If you drive down the Thruway (I-90) at any time of the year you are guaranteed to see at least 2-3 dead deer in a 25 mile strech. It really is sad that more efforts arent made to keep them off the roads, then again It would be hard to seperate the wild...

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by kbuf737
Sat Jul 09, 2005 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Company Owns The Most Jets?
Replies: 9
Views: 4149

RE: What Company Owns The Most Jets?

would it be delta, since their subsidies are wholly owned?

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by kbuf737
Mon Jun 20, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cruddiest Landing Views
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

RE: Cruddiest Landing Views

BUF on final to 5 on the right side of the plane. Abandoned steel mills, Lackawanna and the East Side, just a treasure of clapboard homes, factories and smoke stacks. The same approach from the left side of the plane gives a breathtaking view of downtown and niagara falls in the distance on a clear ...

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by kbuf737
Sun Jun 19, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Spectacular Landing Views
Replies: 13
Views: 3660

RE: Most Spectacular Landing Views

Sounds like your approach into LGA was the Hudson Visual corridor followed by the Expressway Visual onto 31

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by kbuf737
Mon Jun 06, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil Storm
Replies: 5
Views: 1066

RE: Oil Storm

It really seemed far fetched. I mean theoretically if all of those scenarios happened within the timeframe then yes gasoline could go to 7.00-8.00 dollars a gallon, but realistically the chances of all of that happening within a year and a half of eachother are probably less likely than getting stru...

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by kbuf737
Sun Jun 05, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Is How We Know Where You Are From!
Replies: 75
Views: 9306

This Is How We Know Where You Are From!

You know you are from Upstate New York when you have to fly a CRJ to Chicago or Detriot to get to Florida. You know you are from Upstate New York when you argue with your friends about which hub is better to fly through during easter season. Then you all complain about the high prices when a direct ...

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by kbuf737
Tue May 10, 2005 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Triholers Thread
Replies: 32
Views: 3329

RE: The Triholers Thread

don't forget the B36

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by kbuf737
Tue May 10, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Many Tiny Flights Vs. Big Mainline Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2555

RE: Many Tiny Flights Vs. Big Mainline Flights

Ejmmsu,

maybe its time to bring the '27s out of the desert.  bouncy 

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by kbuf737
Tue May 10, 2005 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Many Tiny Flights Vs. Big Mainline Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2555

RE: Many Tiny Flights Vs. Big Mainline Flights

sometimes for pax comfort you have to give up amenities like flight convenience. And the airline itself may have to realize that its b=usiness plan is better with less flights on bigger planes than many flights on many more little planes.

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by kbuf737
Tue May 10, 2005 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Many Tiny Flights Vs. Big Mainline Flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2555

Many Tiny Flights Vs. Big Mainline Flights

Is it more profitable to run say 3 flights a day from <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> like <a...

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by kbuf737
Tue May 10, 2005 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's 747 UltraMega Top To Fly In 2006?
Replies: 45
Views: 18195

RE: Boeing's 747 UltraMega Top To Fly In 2006?

Imagine that thing with four GE90s

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by kbuf737
Mon May 09, 2005 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming SIDs And Stars
Replies: 16
Views: 4420

RE: Naming SIDs And Stars

dont forget MINNIE ONE AND GOOFY TWO arrivals into MCO

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by kbuf737
Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BUF Main Runway Improvement Postponed
Replies: 20
Views: 2502

RE: BUF Main Runway Improvement Postponed

Its such a user friendly little terminal though. Security gets crazy early mornings and afternoons though.

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by kbuf737
Thu Apr 28, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Highways
Replies: 12
Views: 1400

RE: US Highways

Is there any widebody Greyhound service transcon (<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>) these days? -Note poor attempt at Ai...

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by kbuf737
Wed Apr 20, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Help With AI Traffic Editing
Replies: 4
Views: 11066

RE: Help With AI Traffic Editing

I'll give it a whirl. How do you load the flights into this editor though? It seems to be struggling with this.

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by kbuf737
Tue Apr 19, 2005 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changes At TPA
Replies: 23
Views: 2699

RE: Changes At TPA

Was US more volume a few years ago or did they have many more flights?

I would assume Metrojet was a big factor.

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by kbuf737
Tue Apr 19, 2005 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changes At TPA
Replies: 23
Views: 2699

RE: Changes At TPA

Was US more volume a few years ago or did they have many more flights?

I would assume Metrojet was a big factor.

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by kbuf737
Tue Apr 19, 2005 8:31 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Help With AI Traffic Editing
Replies: 4
Views: 11066

RE: Help With AI Traffic Editing

any takers?

filler, filler

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by kbuf737
Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Help With AI Traffic Editing
Replies: 4
Views: 11066

Help With AI Traffic Editing

Hey, just bought Ultimate Traffic. Great program, does nice job with flight plans and schedules. I have a problem though. I have no idea how to edit my traffic. I would like to do a little dabbling into some rescheduling, but I am at a loss for how this would be done. I have AITM and that is all jar...

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by kbuf737
Fri Apr 15, 2005 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Says SYR Too Expensive, Wants To Expand
Replies: 63
Views: 8607

RE: JetBlue Says SYR Too Expensive, Wants To Expand

Does this curb their expansion plans for <acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym> and <acronym title="Rochester - Greater Rochester International (Monroe County) (ROC / KROC), USA - New York">ROC</acronym> too? This is assuming tha...

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by kbuf737
Wed Apr 13, 2005 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Next Five Developed Nations?
Replies: 70
Views: 3562

RE: The Next Five Developed Nations?

What about some other Latin American nations?

Venezuela has potential with the oil and resources however government is very unstable at the moment.

Argentina? Although their currency collapsed IIRC.

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by kbuf737
Wed Apr 13, 2005 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Say Hi To My New Lapinou :-)
Replies: 30
Views: 8662

RE: Say Hi To My New Lapinou :-)

It needs a pancake on its head.

-KBUF

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by kbuf737
Wed Apr 13, 2005 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Next Five Developed Nations?
Replies: 70
Views: 3562

RE: The Next Five Developed Nations?

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by kbuf737
Mon Apr 11, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pellston Michigan Gets A NW 757
Replies: 19
Views: 4075

RE: Pellston Michigan Gets A NW 757

I take it that ship from BUF was full of UAW persons. 6 big auto plants here. Hamburg Stamping, Tonawanda Engine, Delphi Automotive, and 3 American Axle and Manufacturing

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