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by ual747den
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Yorkers Need advice! At LGA for 5hrs
Replies: 9
Views: 779

Re: New Yorkers Need advice! At LGA for 5hrs

One thing you could to in the airport is look at items, then use your phone to look them up on Google, Amazon, etc. the I Love NY shirts are very common, so it wouldn’t surprise me if you could find them available even on Amazon Prime. Marc LOL You and I think alike, I travel so often that I never ...

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by ual747den
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Yorkers Need advice! At LGA for 5hrs
Replies: 9
Views: 779

Re: New Yorkers Need advice! At LGA for 5hrs

NIKV69 wrote:
Take an Uber to Woodside and walk Queens Blvd you can find a millions shops with Tourist swag


Perfect that is exactly what I am looking for, how long will it take me to get there from LGA?

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by ual747den
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Yorkers Need advice! At LGA for 5hrs
Replies: 9
Views: 779

New Yorkers Need advice! At LGA for 5hrs

I am going to be flying into LGA but will only be there for 5hrs arrival to departure. I would like to know if there is somewhere near the airport itself where I can get cheap tourist type stuff! I won't have much time and have never flown into LGA but I would like to pick up some I LOVE NY shirts a...

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by ual747den
Fri May 04, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Contract Employee Murdered on PHL Ramp by Fellow Employee
Replies: 35
Views: 13174

Re: F9 Employee Murdered on PHL Ramp by Fellow Employee

I had the day off so I didn't check my email all day and just sat down and looked at it and was like WHAT?!?!?! I had to read it twice to understand what I was reading, it's not every day that the CEO sends out an email saying one of our vendor employees has murdered another one while working our ai...

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by ual747den
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing weighs using Dreamlifters to increase 767 output.
Replies: 61
Views: 14227

Re: Boeing weighs using Dreamlifters to increase 767 output.

Amazon is rumored to be ordering between 80 and 100 frames. That rumour has been around for almost 2 years, and still nothing. Jon Ostrower, an enthusiast-turned-journalist who is therefore more knowledgeable than most, didn't repeat the rumour in his article. Personally, I don't see it where they ...

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by ual747den
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 403
Views: 78081

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

:checkmark: Agree with you 100%. This guy is just wasting his time, energy, and money. California Pacific Airlines is, and has always been a failed business model/operation. Yeah...I'm sure you all are credible and know everything about running an airline. I know I don't "pretend" to know...

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by ual747den
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 403
Views: 78081

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

This guy has been trying to get this airline off of the ground and throwing money away for more than a decade. I personally think that he is mentally not all there anymore and is just burning through cash with no chance of a real airline ever coming of it. The business model is and has always been ...

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by ual747den
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 403
Views: 78081

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

I also wanted to add a little bit to those who dont think CP will make it. Let's not forget about the man who is working hard to get this airline going. Ted Vallas is 96 years old, and has a ton of very successful businesses throughout his life. I read he used to own a large charter airline back in...

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 122566

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

WN732 wrote:
WN732 wrote:
NTSB confirmed she died.


WN's website has changed to a broken heart.

southwest.com


I don't see anything like that on their website. Everything looks normal to me.

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 122566

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

NTSB just confirmed that the passenger has died.

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 122566

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

After listening to that ATC I am disappointed with that controller, he didn't do too good at communicating clearly and handling the emergency very well. The pilot was very clear that she didn't want to change frequencies anymore and the controller had unreasonably long pauses when the pilot was talk...

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 122566

Re: WN emergency landing at PHL

They are reporting on CNN that pieces of the engine breached the cabin and injured a passenger. If that is true that's a serious incident!

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COS Airport Fire - Terminal Closed
Replies: 22
Views: 3774

Re: COS Airport Fire - Terminal Closed

As many before me have asked, could OPs please not use 3-letter codes in the thread title for obscure airports, rather provide the name in full. That would be very helpful, thanks I actually expected to read about a fire at the airport of a Greek island when I opened the thread! Guess the code for ...

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COS Airport Fire - Terminal Closed
Replies: 22
Views: 3774

Re: COS Airport Fire - Terminal Closed

It was bad enough to cause F9 to cancel their flights again today and they have rerouted them thru DEN. Pax have the option to either go to DEN or rebook when the terminal reopens.

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by ual747den
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COS Airport Fire - Terminal Closed
Replies: 22
Views: 3774

COS Airport Fire - Terminal Closed

I just saw that F9 has canceled 1748 COS-MCO due to fire in the passenger terminal. Does anyone have further information on this? How bad is it?

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by ual747den
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airline's new suites may need redesign
Replies: 28
Views: 9117

Re: Singapore Airline's new suites may need redesign

When the door is open I really don't see what the problem is, if you want privacy close the door! Now with the door closed there should be privacy. Is there a reason that they cannot take the wall all the way to the ceiling of the aircraft? I don't like that, it seems like someone could look over th...

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by ual747den
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 215
Views: 22226

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

I can't believe that they did this and are allowed to get away with it! We all know that the last minute one-way walk-up fare is going to be WAY higher than what these people paid for their ticket when booking their vacation. I am someone that is hardly ever for government intervention on private bu...

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by ual747den
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline callsigns
Replies: 23
Views: 5956

Re: Norwegian callsigns

I would think that it would get confusing for the controllers in the tower when the same airline is using 5-6 different callsigns.

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by ual747den
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane
Replies: 100
Views: 6484

Re: Taking a trip just to fly on a specific type of plane

I think all of us here have done that many many times!

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by ual747den
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia considering cutting supply of Titanium to Boeing
Replies: 24
Views: 5953

Re: Russia considering cutting supply of Titanium to Boeing

That would hurt Russia more than it would hurt the USA. Boeing could easily get the titanium and manufactured parts elsewhere but it might cost them a little more. Russia knows this and they know that cutting Boeing off is going to have little to zero effect on the US government so they won't do that.

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by ual747den
Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?
Replies: 85
Views: 11938

Re: Will UA order more 787-8 to replace 21 oldest 767-300s ?

I think that UA is working very closely with Boeing to develop the 797 to meet it's needs the way they did with the 777. If you remember back United was extensively involved with the development of the 777 and got EXACTLY what they wanted from Boeing. I see the 797 going the same way and United will...

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by ual747den
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 808 diverted
Replies: 5
Views: 3329

Re: UAL 808 diverted

I’ve always assumed when something like this happens they need to send the plane “home” empty and there would have to be some downstream cancellations? I can’t imagine there’s much slack in the system with an asset worth so much money? Not necessarily, there are plenty of maintenance options for th...

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by ual747den
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11873

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

Sad to see them go, I have been on many flights with them, I never needed to go anywhere that they flew but I enjoyed flying on the Beech and 120's so I would spend the day flying with them every once in a while. Back then they had a pretty good sized operation out of Denver, they were flying codesh...

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by ual747den
Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy
Replies: 50
Views: 13756

Re: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy

This is not an unusual thing, I don't know why so many of you are so uptight about it. You should see what the hotels that house the regional trainees are like! Some of the craziest times that I can remember where back when ExpressJet had just lost its exclusive contract with CO and was starting its...

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by ual747den
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has United considered relocating to DEN?
Replies: 43
Views: 5988

Re: Has United considered relocating to DEN?

I don't think that UA will be relocating to DEN anytime soon. The incentives that UA would want are not something that they would get in Denver at the moment. Right now the entire area is growing like crazy and the cost of living is skyrocketing so people do not want the state to offer huge incentiv...

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by ual747den
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Flight Attendant Jumps From Aircraft in Apparent Suicide Attempt
Replies: 67
Views: 20356

Re: Emirates Flight Attendant Jumps From Aircraft in Apparent Suicide Attempt

I don't understand a lot of the comments on here. Several people have said that she might have expected the slide to deploy, um she could SEE that the slide did not deploy and she still jumped, did she think that it would jump out and catch her??? She obviously jumped from an aft door so she did not...

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by ual747den
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years
Replies: 186
Views: 34960

Re: Rumor: UA to indroduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years

Well "in the coming years" seems pretty open! I would imagine that it will happen and when it does I hope that they have enough sense to bring back the old tulip logo.

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by ual747den
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Judge Rules Delta Only Pays $50 for Injured Kitten
Replies: 45
Views: 4308

Re: Judge Rules Delta Only Pays $50 for Injured Kitten

A contract is a contract. The entire point of the contract is so that both parties understand the agreement and what is involved.

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by ual747den
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying
Replies: 93
Views: 18054

Re: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying

9w748capt wrote:
He might make the shareholders rich, but he sure as hell has no idea how to delivery a consistent, quality product. What a joke.


His entire job is to make the shareholders rich. This is a company and returning a profit to the owners is what it is all about.

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by ual747den
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Student walkouts over 2nd Ammendment
Replies: 59
Views: 1724

Re: Student walkouts over 2nd Ammendment

AA747123 wrote:
ual747den wrote:
Really, your "god given" right? How exactly did god give you this right?
.



..Ummm "One Nation Under God"


What point are you trying to prove with that statement?

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by ual747den
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Student walkouts over 2nd Ammendment
Replies: 59
Views: 1724

Re: Student walkouts over 2nd Ammendment

And what about those of us who do not believe in the floating unicorn in the sky you call god?

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by ual747den
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Student walkouts over 2nd Ammendment
Replies: 59
Views: 1724

Re: Student walkouts over 2nd Ammendment

Really, your "god given" right? How exactly did god give you this right? These kids are expressing their first amendment right to protest and there have been many Universities that have said they support these protests and will not hold it against any student who faces disciplinary action ...

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by ual747den
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US$5M stolen from a LH Cargo plane in Sao Paulo VCP
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: US$5M stolen from a LH Cargo plane in Sao Paulo VCP

So my question is, why is a cargo plane carry $5 million in cash to begin with? With all the ways to transfer money, this seems crazy. LH was victim to this in 1978 at JFK when Henry Hill and his men stole $5 million in cash and $1 million worth of jewelry. Hard currency has to be transferred someh...

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by ual747den
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax and Pilots are complaining about lavatories in AA B737-MAX
Replies: 215
Views: 39655

Re: Pax and Pilots hate AA B737-Max

I have flown both extensively. It sounds to me like you made an assumption and fell flat on your face. Relax and try the decaf. For a person who has flown both types “extensively” you really don’t know how to do a crosswind landing to handle and engine out ? “Ask them what airplane is better to do ...

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by ual747den
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax and Pilots are complaining about lavatories in AA B737-MAX
Replies: 215
Views: 39655

Re: Pax and Pilots hate AA B737-Max

Sorry to all those who love to use the argument, that AA and the other airlines are giving the customer what they want. That's a bullspit argument. Just because the customer wants something doesn't mean that a company should provide that. What if customers demand McBurger Box starts selling all bur...

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by ual747den
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 16534

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

I suggest differentiating, lieber Rainer. ;) The 777-300ER was a significantly superior aircraft to the 340NG series - there is no doubt. The 777-200ER and the A340-300 are pretty much equal when it comes to operating and ownership cost vs. revenue potential. Hence your argument, that LH needs to f...

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by ual747den
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State of Georgia not happy with Delta over NRA
Replies: 1
Views: 672

State of Georgia not happy with Delta over NRA

I am very surprised that this has not been posted yet today but it seems as if the Republicans in Georgia are threatening Delta with unfavorable tax conditions if they do not reinstate their NRA travel discount program. http://fortune.com/2018/02/27/delta-air-lines-national-rifle-association-georgia...

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by ual747den
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vaping device caused fire at DEN
Replies: 15
Views: 3057

Re: Vaping device caused fire at DEN

This incident happened about a month ago, the only reason that it is making the news now is because they just released the video. I was pretty surprised that it took so long for the TSA to put it out and I am also surprised that they did not clear the area much quicker.

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by ual747den
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order
Replies: 124
Views: 21802

Re: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order

The USA is not a single entity, Delta does not care if an order gets canceled at Boeing. The airlines are in the fight to cover than own backside, they dont care who they have to take down in the process.

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by ual747den
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iceland considers circumcision ban
Replies: 53
Views: 1507

Re: Iceland considers circumcision ban

There are lots of health benefits to being circumcised. I don't know about Europe but here in the USA the overwhelming majority of men are circumcised and I know a lot of women who are freaked out by a man who isn't and who would not even consider giving that man a blowjob. Sexuality is important to...

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by ual747den
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline companies with similar liveries
Replies: 46
Views: 4573

Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

I actually like the Copa livery better than United. The Copa one looks more modern. I just wish United would get rid of that awful globe and go back to the tulip.

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by ual747den
Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Am I the only person who likes the CRJ-200?
Replies: 44
Views: 4106

Re: Am I the only person who likes the CRJ-200?

I am not a fan of the CR2 at all. I used to not like the E145 either but after flying on it a lot I began to actually enjoy that plane. I love it when I am able to sit in the in the 1 seat side especially in the first row. When ExpressJet had their branded service I flew ONT/SAN-OMA several times an...

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by ual747den
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Visiting the cockpit of an aircraft inflight
Replies: 107
Views: 4138

Re: Visiting the cockpit of an aircraft inflight

@BoeingGuy, you're not going to be hauled off a plane for asking to see the flight deck while in flight as long as you are respectful and obey crew instructions. I fly several times a year in the United States on US airlines, mainly UA/WN; a mix of INTL and domestic. As a private pilot and an Aeros...

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by ual747den
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Visiting the cockpit of an aircraft inflight
Replies: 107
Views: 4138

Re: Visiting the cockpit of an aircraft inflight

I am amazed by the arguing back and forth on here about this subject. If you are flying in the US don't even ask to visit the cockpit inflight! It is not just a company policy not to let you in but it is against the law. If you are a grown adult asking such a question it is a little suspicious and e...

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by ual747den
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Vote for the voice of DEN
Replies: 2
Views: 421

Vote for the voice of DEN

The train that serves the terminal and concourses at Denver International Airport (DEN) has been a notable part of the passenger journey since the airport’s opening in 1995. It’s called the DEN Train Call and both local broadcasters and well-known public figures have provided instructions and announ...

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by ual747den
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Mob' breaks out at Des Moines International Airport after 14-hour delay
Replies: 69
Views: 12072

Re: 'Mob' breaks out at Des Moines International Airport after 14-hour delay

I don't understand how so many people on here who supposedly have some knowledge of the industry can bash G4 for this. Everyone should know that G4 didn't want to take a 14hr delay, they didn't want to have to pay to ferry an aircraft from LAS, they didn't want to have an aircraft stuck at an outsta...

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by ual747den
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Visiting the cockpit
Replies: 24
Views: 2666

Re: Visiting the cockpit

I don't understand why these people are telling you that you won't be able to visit the cockpit, OF COURSE YOU WILL. Just do it after you land, be the last to depart the aircraft and just go ask the crew if you can check out the cockpit and take some pictures, 100% they will let you in. They would l...

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by ual747den
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT taking design bids for their new International terminal.
Replies: 37
Views: 4134

Re: ONT taking design bids for their new International terminal.

I was in and out of ONT a lot when ExpressJet had their branded operation going and even then with all the XE traffic it was never really busy, I cannot imagine why they would spend so much money on something that isn't really needed. Other than those stupid traffic cops outside that will write you ...

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by ual747den
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Someone ... anyone ... pls tell me I did the right thing today on NK
Replies: 26
Views: 4265

Re: Someone ... anyone ... pls tell me I did the right thing today on NK

I don't really think that it was wrong since you sit down and followed commands after told to. I would imagine that this happens pretty frequently, however, I have never seen it in all my flights! I have seen the condensation coming out of the vents many many times and if it doesn't smell like a fir...

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by ual747den
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pulling Life Support from Loved One
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Pulling Life Support from Loved One

I had to make this decision for my father. I was in medical school, so I extubated him myself. Once the ventilator was out of the room, it was so calm and peaceful. I know I made the right decision, but it still sucked. Wow, I cannot even imagine. I don't think that I would have the strength for so...

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