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by stasisLAX
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern 767 runway excursion in Guyana
Replies: 13
Views: 4323

Re: Eastern 767 runway excursion in Guyana

STT757 wrote:
Are they spraying people down with disinfectant in that photo?


Definitely looks like it to me. Wow...

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by stasisLAX
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Has Cancelled 97 Flights So Far Today??
Replies: 43
Views: 9315

Re: Frontier Has Cancelled 97 Flights So Far Today??

https://flightaware.com/live/fleet/FFT/cancelled


HOLY CRAP..... That's AMAZINGLY bad planning. :banghead:
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FLALEFTY wrote:
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lightsaber wrote:
How us the performance today?

I'm perplexed how any airline today could have insufficient pilots and crew on reserve.


Here's the latest Frontier cancellations:

https://flightaware.com/live/fleet/FFT/cancelled


HOLY CRAP..... That's AMAZINGLY bad planning. :banghead:

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by stasisLAX
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54989

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

WN to Hawaii from LGB makes ZERO sense when LAX is up the street; that's the EASIEST airport for them to do Hawaii from and they didn't plan on doing it pre-pandemic so you can pretty much count that out now Why people think LGB is some kind of gold mine is beyond me, and most others here I Don't k...

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by stasisLAX
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are there so many transpacific flights from LAX today (4/25)?
Replies: 19
Views: 8523

Re: Why are there so many transpacific flights from LAX today (4/25)?

Repatriation flights and medical supplies.

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by stasisLAX
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

MSNBC is now reporting that the Iranian government has admitted that one of its own missiles inadvertently shot down the Ukrainian 737.... big banner at the bottom of the screen. The Iranians are now waiting to see what the US reaction will be to this news.

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by stasisLAX
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Does the accidental shootdown of Ukraine International flight 752 mean that the accidental US shootdown of IR655 has been "avenged"? Or the Canadian embassy's help in evacuating Americans from Tehran during the early days of the revolution has also been avenged?? All commercial flights int...

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by stasisLAX
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

CBSNEWS.com is reporting that the crash site now has no security presence, no barricades, and that local scavengers are roaming the site, picking up anything that they find.

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by stasisLAX
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

From CBSNEWS.com Witnesses told a CBS reporter they saw a truck and heavy equipment come on Thursday and take away most of the 737s wreckage. The Iranian government has not released the location that the wreckage was taken. CBS News film crew is reporting the crash site was large and they were only ...

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by stasisLAX
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

https://www.businessinsider.com/iran-bulldozers-ukrainian-jet-crash-site-complicate-investigation-2020-1 Press and eyewitnesses are reporting that Iranian bulldozers are clearing the flight 752 crash site, destroying vital evidence for crash investigators. Iran's Civil Aviation Organization has pub...

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by stasisLAX
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

https://www.businessinsider.com/iran-bulldozers-ukrainian-jet-crash-site-complicate-investigation-2020-1 Press and eyewitnesses are reporting that Iranian bulldozers are clearing the flight 752 crash site, destroying vital evidence for crash investigators. Iran's Civil Aviation Organization has publ...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Other accounts on twitter say Iranian state media reports it had a “technical fault after taking off”... totally unconfirmed, but if it was indeed a Ukrainian airliner, would imagine it would be PS752 headed to Kiev based on the timeline Technical fault like a Manpad missle? Russian state media out...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Other accounts on twitter say Iranian state media reports it had a “technical fault after taking off”... totally unconfirmed, but if it was indeed a Ukrainian airliner, would imagine it would be PS752 headed to Kiev based on the timeline Technical fault like a Manpad missle? Russian state media out...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293279

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Was this already shared? CCTV allegedly from the moment the aircraft hit the ground. The light before the blast definitely shows the intensity of the fire before impact https://nypost.com/2020/01/09/video-shows-moment-doomed-plane-crashes-in-iran/ Dear God, that's horrible. Notice all of the small ...

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by stasisLAX
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible 2nd A320 FAL in Mobile
Replies: 34
Views: 6973

Re: Possible 2nd A320 FAL in Mobile

I seriously doubt that its going to be an A320/321 FAL. Given the high demand for the A220, its likely that another A220 FAL is coming online.

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by stasisLAX
Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Year 2020...Industry Resolutions...
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: New Year 2020...Industry Resolutions...

Airbus introduces the A220-500....

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by stasisLAX
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 123665

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

The simple solution is to make the 44th st station the Uber/Lyft point. I honestly don’t know why more people don’t use it instead of jockeying for a spot at the terminals. :checkmark: :checkmark: I just used 44th Street Airtrain station a few weeks ago and it was smooth sailing. Lyft picked me up ...

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by stasisLAX
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27342

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

BBC NEWS is reporting 100 people onboard the Fokker 100, 95 passengers and 5 crew. Part of the aircraft appears to have come down in a residential area. Registration UP-F1007. Very sad news.

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by stasisLAX
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 38972

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

Thread title needs a change. He was fired, full stop. No words of thanks in the press release to him either. No, he resigned. Now, the conversation probably went: “We’d like your resignation within one hour, please.” So functionally, there’s little difference, but a resignation is cleaner for both ...

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by stasisLAX
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential orders for A35KULR?
Replies: 91
Views: 12144

Re: Potential orders for A35KULR?

workhorse wrote:
Air China to launch direct routes to Central and South America.

Precisely. The Chinese government is huge into large government infrastructure projects and REM mining in both Africa and South America. :checkmark:

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by stasisLAX
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85121

Re: Sources: United ordering 50 A321 XLR

ikolkyo wrote:
This tells me NMA is indeed not going forward and possibly that new single aisle aircraft will be Boeing’s next move.


Tells me that United has had enough with Boeing's indecision on the NMA/797.... and isn't happy with Boeing's fumbles with the MAX crisis.

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by stasisLAX
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 805
Views: 123665

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Does PHX have any A220 service yet? I just noticed that SLC has at least Delta A220 service.

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by stasisLAX
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Unexplained Russian Explosion
Replies: 75
Views: 9766

Re: Unexplained Russian Explosion

The Russian government meteorological service stated today in a statement that several nuclear isotopes were indeed released into the environment after the explosion, removing nearly all doubt (according to Western nuclear scientists) that a "Skyfall" nuclear powered cruise missile malfunc...

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by stasisLAX
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations
Replies: 180
Views: 20356

Re: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations

Seriously, Mesa has a tight schedule and they've repeatedly missed the curfew. Progressive warnings and fines hasn't changed their behavior, and now the residents and the city council is furious. A thirty four minute gap to the soft curfew and an hour and a half gap to the hard curfew is not a tigh...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations
Replies: 180
Views: 20356

Re: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations

What did these people do when McDouglas was there? They still throw a sh*tfit every time a DC-8, MD-80, DC-10, C-17 flew over? Wth changed in the last 15 years? I doubt they flew at night. Long Beach has greatly gentified in the last decade. And of course when McD was there, your friends and neighb...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 12223

Re: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK

Very sad news. Condolences to the family and his Delta colleagues.

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by stasisLAX
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Truly terrible Airlines of the past and present
Replies: 84
Views: 12131

Re: Truly terrible Airlines of the past and present

OMG, Skybus! I had a flight from hell to GSO from BUR. Luggage lost, reservations lost, gate agents lost, technology snafus galore. Then, onboard, catering was insufficient, plane wasn't cleaned... no wonder that Skybus only lasted in business for a year. Cheap fares, horrendously unorganized.

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by stasisLAX
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia and Turkey Discuss Joint Production of Airliners and Helicopters
Replies: 11
Views: 2939

Re: Turkey to jointly build Sukhoi Superjet and MC21

vahancrazy wrote:
Wow! That's interesting and seems highly risky.
It would make sense if they could open factories in Turkey.


Why highly risky? The technology transfer?

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by stasisLAX
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia and Turkey Discuss Joint Production of Airliners and Helicopters
Replies: 11
Views: 2939

Russia and Turkey Discuss Joint Production of Airliners and Helicopters

Per TASS & Sputnik news, Turkey has agreed in principle to a joint manufacturing proposal for the Superjet and MC21 airliners, as well as military grade helicopters. The tensions between Turkish and American administrations continues. https://sputniknews-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/sputniknews.co...

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by stasisLAX
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA posts preliminary 2018 passenger boarding data for all US airports
Replies: 17
Views: 4171

Re: FAA posts preliminary 2018 passenger boarding data for all US airports

Mesa-Gateway up 10 percent.... keep going, Allegiant! :bouncy:

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by stasisLAX
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Lockheed get back into commerical aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 7649

Re: Should Lockheed get back into commerical aircraft?

[url][/url]Only if Lockheed was providing the world with supersonic commercial airplanes, then yes. I am a huge fan of the L1011 TriStar and the Constellation. :bouncy:

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by stasisLAX
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF VC-25B News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 177
Views: 12000

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

https://images.app.goo.gl/KQo1wj5FZ7gcx8oWA


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Precisely the mirror image of the Trump 757, in fact.
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giblets wrote:
Is it me, or is it just a reverse of the Trump 757?! White on top, red middle line and dark bottom?!
https://images.app.goo.gl/KQo1wj5FZ7gcx8oWA


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Precisely the mirror image of the Trump 757, in fact.

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by stasisLAX
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to move from HOU (Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th
Replies: 55
Views: 8904

Re: B6 to move from HOU(Hobby) to IAH on Oct. 27th

Though Jetblue served HOU, with same amount of frequency let see if it works for IAH. If it goes well, I wonder if AA will join back in the JFK game, or DL. IAH is arguably the biggest hole in DL's domestic JFK network, so I wouldn't rule it out. Could be an eventual A220 route. However, on the oth...

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by stasisLAX
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site
Replies: 154
Views: 21463

Re: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to Alleged Shoddy 787 Site

The article about the South Carolina facility reads like a GM plant in the '70's. Ultimately I believe whatever the issue is it is not serious, as Boeing is (rightfully) under a microscope at the moment. And I'm getting on a UA 787-10 this week LAX-EWR again...it is the best transcon ride out there...

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by stasisLAX
Mon May 27, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 55943

Re: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

If Reuters is to be believed, NZ hss chosen GE jet engines over Rolls-Royce.

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by stasisLAX
Tue May 14, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today
Replies: 213
Views: 26737

Re: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today

602 points down today, and the Republicans are trying to blame the Democrats. What a freaking pathetic attempt to always blame someone other than them. Precisely. The NYSE & commodities/futures market analysts ALL KNOW that the US government is highly dependent upon the Chinese banks (which are...

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by stasisLAX
Tue May 07, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America
Replies: 11
Views: 3141

Re: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America

Interjet was a relatively, nearly completely unknown brand image in Southern California. Hopefully, new leadership will find a sustainable way forward for them....

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by stasisLAX
Tue May 07, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America
Replies: 11
Views: 3141

Re: Interjet drops 8 routes, focus more on South America

Interjet was a relatively, nearly completely unknown brand image in Southern California. Hopefully, new leadership will find a sustainable way forward for them....

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by stasisLAX
Tue May 07, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 156051

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Is this incident the "straw" that breaks the back of the Sukhoi SSJ program? The cancelation of pending orders by Russian regional carriers and the well known fiasco with Interjet over dispatch reliability and replacement parts availability, plus this negative press.... can Sukhoi carry on...

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by stasisLAX
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 77294

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

Very little attention has been paid to the fact that Seabed Constructor has blasted through the Broken Ridge area of steep, craggy terrain while scarcely breaking stride. This is a testament to the capability of its AUV technology. It also rules out an idea that has been promoted by certain MH370 th...

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by stasisLAX
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 126817

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

Initial twitter statement said:" I just saw a human being fly out of a plane 40,000 feet above . I’ve never been more terrified in my life." Somebody challenges her statement. Oh, "She was sucked out but was pulled back in." This is why some eyewitnesses are very unreliable. Hop...

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by stasisLAX
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilot hits female passenger
Replies: 119
Views: 16425

Re: Delta pilot hits female passenger

What a pathetic society we are . If the pilot had just ignored it all, it would be "DELTA PILOT IGNORES FIGHT!!". Keep on with your National Enquirer like beliefs. Exactly what I just said to my friend who is cabin crew for AA. Sometimes, other then to ask "Is everything okay?" ...

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by stasisLAX
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75131

Re: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 5

Per United Press, the co-pilot was carrying an iPad and an iPhone, along with several bottles of perfume in his carry-on bag. French investigators have, according to the French press, singled out these items as potential ignition sources of an inflight fire in the cockpit. Source: http://www.upi.com...

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by stasisLAX
Tue Jan 03, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nationwide CBP outage reported
Replies: 10
Views: 2567

Re: Nationwide CBP outage reported

According to CBS News, this is indeed a NATIONWIDE outage of US Customs and Border Protection systems. While the cause is being fully researched, it is likely a retaliation from the Russian government of the dozens of diplomats (and their family members) being called "persona non grata" by...

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by stasisLAX
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you ever buy the same style of clothing in different colors?
Replies: 27
Views: 4402

Re: Do you ever buy the same style of clothing in different colors?

Yes, and frequently. I have about 10 dress shirts in different colors, and numerous ties to cross-coordinate with the shirts. I have about 5 pairs of pants, in different shades. A couple blazers as well. I also have 4 pairs of New Balance shoes (in 6E width) that are amazingly comfortable. Oh, and 6...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines, on track?
Replies: 4
Views: 1709

Re: Eastern Airlines, on track?

According to the Miami Herald's article from earlier this year, Eastern has ordered 10 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft to start delivery in April of 2017 and secured purchase rights on 10 Boeing 737 MAX planes. The company has also ordered 20 jets from Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, with deliv...

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by stasisLAX
Thu Jul 14, 2016 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta is spying at Qatar Airways in Atlanta.
Replies: 61
Views: 14526

Re: Delta is spying at Qatar Airways in Atlanta.

Why does this absolutely behavior NOT surprise me? I remember seeing people blantantly counting boarding passengers at ORD many many times when flying UA. It's really not industrial espionage or anything shady.....

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by stasisLAX
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines/Cargo In Financial Trouble?
Replies: 16
Views: 5451

Re: National Airlines/Cargo In Financial Trouble?

National Air Cargo, Inc. filed a plan of reorganization with related disclosure statement in the US Bankruptcy Court on April 6, 2015. As per the plan filed, administrative claims, professional claims and priority tax claims shall receive payment IN CASH in an amount equal to the amount of such allo...

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by stasisLAX
Tue May 24, 2016 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75131

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 5

Ehab Azmy, the head of Egypt's state-run provider of air navigation services, told the Associated Press that the plane had been flying at its normal height of 37,000ft (11,280m) before dropping off the radar. Some debris has since been found. "That fact degrades what the Greeks are saying about the ...

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by stasisLAX
Fri May 20, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75131

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 3

Is the avionics bay accessible from inside the cabin/cockpit on the A320? I don't believe it is, but I am not sure. Is there a fire suppression system for the A320's avionics bay?

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by stasisLAX
Fri May 20, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Are American Cars Still So Bad?
Replies: 112
Views: 27608

RE: Why Are American Cars Still So Bad?

I am of the opinion that there are very few truly terrible vehicles sold in America, as opposed to my long-ago life as a Thrifty Car Rental station manager. I managed fleet of approximately 70 vehicles - about half of which were Chrysler K-Car sedans and wagons. With proper maintenance, even K-Cars ...

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