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by InnocuousFox
Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Worlds Largest Airport?
Replies: 13
Views: 4337

RE: The Worlds Largest Airport?

DFW was up there for a while, wasn't it?

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by InnocuousFox
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taking-off With Squalls?
Replies: 10
Views: 3954

RE: Taking-off With Squalls?

Taking off in them is a lot easier than landing in them.

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by InnocuousFox
Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Speed And True Air Speed Differences
Replies: 21
Views: 47698

RE: Ground Speed And True Air Speed Differences

Best example is a hot air balloon. Air speed = 0. Ground speed = wind speed.

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by InnocuousFox
Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight That Crosses The Most Time Zones
Replies: 10
Views: 10173

RE: Flight That Crosses The Most Time Zones

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/2travel2know2" class="quote" target="_blank">2travel2know2</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>there aren't 24 time zones at th...

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by InnocuousFox
Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Are USAs 15 Youngest Commercial Airports?
Replies: 25
Views: 5211

RE: What Are USAs 15 Youngest Commercial Airports?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetpilot" class="quote" target="_blank">jetpilot</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>DIA opened in 1995. <acronym title="OLD: D...

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by InnocuousFox
Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Locations Near LAX
Replies: 26
Views: 6773

RE: Spotting Locations Near LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/C133" class="quote" target="_blank">C133</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i> For some reason they won't bother you at In 'N ...

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by InnocuousFox
Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3.5 Hour Layover At LAX
Replies: 13
Views: 9990

RE: 3.5 Hour Layover At LAX

Walking up Sepulveda gives you quite the eyeful of planes landing on the north complex anyway. (Posted from the Karl Strauss in Terminal 7)

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by InnocuousFox
Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Was The Golden Age Of Spotting?
Replies: 12
Views: 4744

RE: When Was The Golden Age Of Spotting?

Imagine what it was like in the 30's! "OMG! A plane!"

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by InnocuousFox
Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Noisest Landing Gear During Final
Replies: 12
Views: 4090

RE: Noisest Landing Gear During Final

A lot of it has to do with how much space and material is between you and the gear doors/mechanism. In an RJ, you're practically touching it.

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by InnocuousFox
Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Elite Status...
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

RE: My First Elite Status...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bananaboy" class="quote" target="_blank">bananaboy</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Boarding by zones is being reintroduce...

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by InnocuousFox
Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Combining A Possible UA/CO Itinerary?
Replies: 2
Views: 3212

RE: Combining A Possible UA/CO Itinerary?

Make sure you have some of the boxes checked like allowing 2+ stops and using Star alliance partners (like the CLT one would need to get on US).

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by InnocuousFox
Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: White Patterns On Ground Between LAX And MCO
Replies: 2
Views: 4358

RE: White Patterns On Ground Between LAX And MCO

I assume you mean like the ones here:

http://goo.gl/maps/9j6R

Wildcat oil wells. They're all over the place in Texas and Oklahoma.

[Edited 2011-06-04 20:39:18]

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by InnocuousFox
Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Does This Restriction Mean?
Replies: 7
Views: 5355

RE: What Does This Restriction Mean?

If you're listening to Channel 9 and you've not looked at aero charts, you're doing it wrong.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Heck, I've been known to print out the field diagrams, the departure procedures an...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Left Or Right Seat On A CDG-LAX Flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 5745

RE: Left Or Right Seat On A CDG-LAX Flight?

I would take the right side since it gives you a great view of the San Gabriel mountains for about 30 miles. You can also see downtown, etc. This one of mine doesn't show them as much, unfortunately. However, it's a decent look nonetheless. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXsaTHm9DBs" target...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Elite Status...
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

RE: My First Elite Status...

One of my 2 free F upgrades this year was <acronym title="Omaha - Eppley (OMA / KOMA), USA - Nebraska">OMA</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym ti...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Elite Status...
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

RE: My First Elite Status...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltAirlines" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltAirlines</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Boarding areas aren't used anymore...

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by InnocuousFox
Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Elite Status...
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

RE: My First Elite Status...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aklrno" class="quote" target="_blank">aklrno</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>I've been premier elite for years now. I was w...

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by InnocuousFox
Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Elite Status...
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

RE: My First Elite Status...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Yflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Yflyer</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>So I'm trying to make sure I'm clear on...

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by InnocuousFox
Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Elite Status...
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

RE: My First Elite Status...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Yflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Yflyer</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>So I'm trying to make sure I'm clear on...

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by InnocuousFox
Tue May 31, 2011 2:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Landing Speed
Replies: 19
Views: 47067

RE: A380 Landing Speed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bond007" class="quote" target="_blank">bond007</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Quoting voiceofgoa (Thread starter): I noti...

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by InnocuousFox
Sun May 29, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gate Checks Out Of Control.
Replies: 65
Views: 9025

RE: Gate Checks Out Of Control.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/genybustrvlr" class="quote" target="_blank">genybustrvlr</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Bag can take an hour or more to ...

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by InnocuousFox
Sun May 29, 2011 3:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Do Elite Flyers Bombard The Boarding Lanes?
Replies: 20
Views: 6307

RE: Why Do Elite Flyers Bombard The Boarding Lanes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTWLAX" class="quote" target="_blank">DTWLAX</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I believe the elites do that so that they do n...

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by InnocuousFox
Fri May 27, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SFO 28L/28R
Replies: 12
Views: 4881

RE: SFO 28L/28R

He's talking about pilot requests for the longer runways... not operational issues.

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by InnocuousFox
Fri May 27, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SFO 28L/28R
Replies: 12
Views: 4881

RE: SFO 28L/28R

Remember that 28 L/R start at the same spot. Therefore, if they rotate at identical places (i.e. the 1's) the only difference is the runway remaining. Since, as you noted, the right side is longer than the left, the entirety of that distance is what is remaining. To change gears for a second, ask yo...

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by InnocuousFox
Fri May 27, 2011 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Booking UA Flights -- Current Annoyance
Replies: 13
Views: 4431

RE: Booking UA Flights -- Current Annoyance

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Since you fly so much, why don't you...

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by InnocuousFox
Fri May 27, 2011 1:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Booking UA Flights -- Current Annoyance
Replies: 13
Views: 4431

RE: Booking UA Flights -- Current Annoyance

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CODC10" class="quote" target="_blank">CODC10</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>It's not that hard... I can tell the differenc...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 26, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Booking UA Flights -- Current Annoyance
Replies: 13
Views: 4431

Booking UA Flights -- Current Annoyance

For all my business and personal travel, I've been married to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> for a while now. One of the reason I currently remain so is that I'm Premier Elite and, therefore, score the free upgrade to Econ+. However, because of the fact that all the <acronym tit...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 26, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Arrested For Masturbating On UA Flight
Replies: 64
Views: 20364

RE: Man Arrested For Masturbating On UA Flight

Makes you wonder how his TSA pat-down went. These things start somewhere, ya know!

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by InnocuousFox
Wed May 25, 2011 1:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 3 Parallel Runways
Replies: 27
Views: 9284

RE: Airports With 3 Parallel Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Coal" class="quote" target="_blank">Coal</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Well, technically if they do not have the same n...

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by InnocuousFox
Mon May 23, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air Routing Decisions
Replies: 9
Views: 4562

RE: Air Routing Decisions

Different perceptions of what would be better weather-wise? Were the flights simultaneous or at different times?

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by InnocuousFox
Mon May 23, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

Idle thought... why is this topic in "Travel, Polls, Preferences?" Would Civil... or Tech/Ops be a better place for it? Seems kinda odd.

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by InnocuousFox
Mon May 23, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last Time & Reason Your Flight Was Cancelled?
Replies: 40
Views: 7007

RE: Last Time & Reason Your Flight Was Cancelled?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aa61hvy" class="quote" target="_blank">aa61hvy</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Attempted a t/o run twice before he realiz...

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by InnocuousFox
Mon May 23, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 3 Parallel Runways
Replies: 27
Views: 9284

RE: Airports With 3 Parallel Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lppr95" class="quote" target="_blank">lppr95</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Actually I am fishing for 3 parallel with wi...

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by InnocuousFox
Sun May 22, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway Departure/Arrival Flows
Replies: 10
Views: 8165

RE: Runway Departure/Arrival Flows

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/26point2" class="quote" target="_blank">26point2</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Minet...

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by InnocuousFox
Sun May 22, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 3 Parallel Runways
Replies: 27
Views: 9284

RE: Airports With 3 Parallel Runways

This is going to be a very long list. Plenty of places have the ARR/DEP pair model (a la <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and pre-expansion <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA...

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by InnocuousFox
Sat May 21, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mmedford" class="quote" target="_blank">mmedford</a> (<a href="#78" class="quote">Reply 78</a>):<br/><i>Now I'm confused here...some of you are ...

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by InnocuousFox
Fri May 20, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/COS777" class="quote" target="_blank">COS777</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>Too bad the limiting factor is the inter-con...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 19, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qualitydr" class="quote" target="_blank">qualitydr</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>Dallas-Ft. Worth (KDFW) has 7 non-inte...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 19, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jman40" class="quote" target="_blank">jman40</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i> believe <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapl...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 19, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Were They Thinking? - Your Additions
Replies: 10
Views: 3265

RE: What Were They Thinking? - Your Additions

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyASAGuy2005" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyASAGuy2005</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Running 2x T7s and a bunc...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 19, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mrskyguy" class="quote" target="_blank">mrskyguy</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Los Angeles - Internatio...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 19, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rlwynn" class="quote" target="_blank">rlwynn</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i> Why are some of you guys counting one runwa...

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 19, 2011 12:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With 4 Or More Runways
Replies: 82
Views: 27823

RE: Airports With 4 Or More Runways

In many cases 4 runways is really just 2 ARR/DEP pairs.

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by InnocuousFox
Mon May 16, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last Time & Reason Your Flight Was Cancelled?
Replies: 40
Views: 7007

RE: Last Time & Reason Your Flight Was Cancelled?

My last 3 cancelled flights have all been between <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>. Every time was because the weather had <acronym ti...

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by InnocuousFox
Fri May 13, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Reason For De-rated Climb?
Replies: 31
Views: 11200

RE: Reason For De-rated Climb?

Isn't it a noise issue as well? They need to get up above certain levels as soon as possible and then they are able to proceed with a normal climb?

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by InnocuousFox
Wed May 11, 2011 2:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone Else Hope The U.S. Mergers Are Over?
Replies: 7
Views: 3551

RE: Anyone Else Hope The U.S. Mergers Are Over?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AlnessW" class="quote" target="_blank">AlnessW</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>All in all, these mergers really need to sto...

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by InnocuousFox
Tue May 10, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Keeping The Nose Up On Landing
Replies: 38
Views: 12515

RE: Keeping The Nose Up On Landing

If you watch the elevator after touchdown, he gradually raises it as the plane slows... therefore he's trying to keep the nose up as long as possible for some reason.

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by InnocuousFox
Thu May 05, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Something Wrong With UA Seatmaps?
Replies: 12
Views: 13325

RE: Something Wrong With UA Seatmaps?

Article on CNN.com explaining the method behind the madness.

http://www.cnn.com/2011/TRAVEL/05/02/plane.row.numbers/index.html

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by InnocuousFox
Tue May 03, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ideal Economy Cabin
Replies: 21
Views: 4889

RE: Ideal Economy Cabin

Unfortunately, most of your "ideal economy seat" ideas would lead to "less than ideal economy fares". It's a pointless discussion without considering the whole picture.

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