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by Cactus739
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16308

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019

So Spirit, Frontier and Allegisnt didn’t sign the agreement with the city of KCMO for the fees at the new terminal. What exactly does that mean for them? Since it’s just going to be one terminal wouldn’t they have no other choices do they?

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by Cactus739
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 35907

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

airliner371 wrote:
What the hell is going on at Southwest? 6 years without a contract for Maintenance workers??? All to save money. Herb would be disappointed. Get it together, Southwest.
-Southwest Fan


It takes two to tango

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by Cactus739
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT
Replies: 111
Views: 13107

Re: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT

Flew WN into CLT yesterday and arrived in the new section of concourse A. It’s a huge improvement! Very open and bright with lots of amenities, including a really cool pet relief area.

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by Cactus739
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct shade of pink
Replies: 16
Views: 1200

Re: The correct shade of pink

I’m sorry. But what’s the point of this.?

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by Cactus739
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI thread - 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 3033

Re: MCI thread - 2018

http://www.flykci.com/media/7701/16aug1 ... l-copy.pdf


Reminds me of RDU terminal 2.... can’t wait to see it take shape
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blhp68 wrote:
The latest, including new renderings: http://www.flykci.com/media/7701/16aug1 ... l-copy.pdf


Reminds me of RDU terminal 2.... can’t wait to see it take shape

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by Cactus739
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop Announces 7 Canada-US Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 6650

Re: Swoop Announces 7 Canada-US Routes

Interesting choice of Gateway Airport in Mesa for them.

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by Cactus739
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?
Replies: 48
Views: 7436

Re: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?

tb727 wrote:
Flyglobal wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:
If Embraer could get Spirit that would be a huge win for them


So I see still 3 candidates: The E2-195. A220, A320.

Flyglobal


A 4th is the 737.



That would look AWESOME

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by Cactus739
Sat May 26, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today
Replies: 54
Views: 6311

Re: FI begins inaugural service to MCI today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3tDVAUTQdk

I haven't found a departure video.



First departure isn’t until tonight!

Glad to see Iceair here!
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Indy wrote:
Here is the arrival. Nice spotting location.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3tDVAUTQdk

I haven't found a departure video.



First departure isn’t until tonight!

Glad to see Iceair here!

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by Cactus739
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: MCI New Terminal Vote Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 12678

Re: MCI New Terminal Vote

I have to admit I’m rather surprised it passed. I do love MCI as an arriving passenger.... off the plane and to economy parking in mere minutes. However it’s an unpleasant airport to depart from. Can’t wait to see this project take shape.

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by Cactus739
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI thread - 2017
Replies: 100
Views: 9227

Re: MCI Happenings

While I absolutely love arriving into MCI, it's no pleasure to fly out of. Limited facilities in secure area, cramped seating, it's always hot and muggy inside, and limited security lines. I do agree we need a new terminal here. But if they want this on the ballot in less than two months they've rea...

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by Cactus739
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue using area codes for flight numbers
Replies: 19
Views: 1733

Re: JetBlue using area codes for flight numbers

Spirit does this as well.

One example I know quite well

NK 913 MCI-LAS 913 is an area code for Kansas (yes I know MCI is in Missouri but just barely)
NK 816 LAS-MCI 816 is a Missouri area code.

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by Cactus739
Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP Airport Gets Ready For Sun Country Shut Down
Replies: 47
Views: 16263

RE: MSP Airport Gets Ready For Sun Country Shut Down

So how big is Sun Country? How many planes.... flights etc?

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by Cactus739
Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska To Replace CRJ700s With Additional E175s
Replies: 57
Views: 11842

RE: Alaska To Replace CRJ700s With Additional E175s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Nice!!! Anyone ...

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by Cactus739
Wed May 06, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Officer Sues Starbucks After Free Coffee Sp
Replies: 29
Views: 2300

RE: Police Officer Sues Starbucks After Free Coffee Sp

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I can tell you th...

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by Cactus739
Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Message You Sent...
Replies: 23
Views: 2637

RE: Last Message You Sent...

My last text was to my mother...

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by Cactus739
Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A319 Seats And IFE
Replies: 44
Views: 8981

RE: AA A319 Seats And IFE

Do the new A321,s with shark lets have this map feature?

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by Cactus739
Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Updates On AA MD 80's...
Replies: 93
Views: 19928

RE: Some Updates On AA MD 80's...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Yes it ...

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by Cactus739
Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye, AirTran
Replies: 88
Views: 26686

Goodbye, AirTran

I flew them once <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="New Orleans - ...

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by Cactus739
Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windshield Wiper Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 4042

RE: Windshield Wiper Thread

I've always been a big fan of Rain-X blades. The ones that contour to the windshield with no pressure points do great. But the past couple I've bought have been crap. One of the connectors broke, then the blade I replaced it with started to streak within a few weeks. I'll probably try Bosch or Miche...

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by Cactus739
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Increases SEA-STL Service
Replies: 27
Views: 6148

RE: Alaska Airlines Increases SEA-STL Service

Kansas City also gets a second daily round trip next summer. Same timings.... Evening departure and early am return to SEA

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by Cactus739
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta: XNA-ATL-SEA And Return
Replies: 6
Views: 6928

RE: Delta: XNA-ATL-SEA And Return

That's the new American A319 it looks like. It does a daily turn from Dallas....I believe it replaced one MD82 flight. Never flown into <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA), USA - Arkansas">XNA</acronym> from <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (...

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by Cactus739
Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Past Airline Is Missed The Most In US?
Replies: 91
Views: 10036

RE: Which Past Airline Is Missed The Most In US?

MarkAir. Small little into Alaska carrier that decided to go head to head with <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym>....then ended up in bankruptcy. I took them <acronym title="Fairbanks - International (FAI / PAFA), USA - Alaska">FAI</acronym>-<acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens I...

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by Cactus739
Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Was The First Time You Saw A 787?
Replies: 49
Views: 3204

RE: When Was The First Time You Saw A 787?

Mine was at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> the end of May 2013. I stepped off my A329 from Phoenix and was looking around for a second when I glanced out the window and there she was right beside us. Beautiful plane. Sadly I couldn't a...

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by Cactus739
Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Color For Future Marta Rail Line?
Replies: 40
Views: 2379

RE: What Color For Future Marta Rail Line?

I guess the most important thing is what registrations and ship numbers the new cars would have? What kind of IFE and overhead PSU signs?

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by Cactus739
Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska And SLC
Replies: 31
Views: 6769

RE: Alaska And SLC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LV" class="quote" target="_blank">LV</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That's a lot of free beer...

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by Cactus739
Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest Ends LAX - Yuma Service.
Replies: 45
Views: 6418

RE: Skywest Ends LAX - Yuma Service.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Goldenshield" class="quote" target="_blank">Goldenshield</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That mu...

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by Cactus739
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Creative New Safety Video
Replies: 95
Views: 14622

RE: United's Creative New Safety Video

I got bored. It just seemed to go on and on and on and on. It's like they were trying too hard to mimmick delta or NZ. I give them credit for trying though.

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by Cactus739
Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines Inflight Electronics/wifi
Replies: 11
Views: 2572

RE: Alaska Airlines Inflight Electronics/wifi

Out of curiosity why was this moved to polls and preferences?

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by Cactus739
Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines Inflight Electronics/wifi
Replies: 11
Views: 2572

RE: Alaska Airlines Inflight Electronics/wifi

The new Recaro seats are very comfortable... I got them on 3 of my 4 <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> flights a couple weeks ago and was pleasantly surprised. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#...

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by Cactus739
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA To Start CRJ-900 Service for AA/US July 31 2014
Replies: 62
Views: 12166

RE: PSA To Start CRJ-900 Service For AA/US July 31 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MesaFlyGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">MesaFlyGuy</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Funny, I've flown <acronym title="Pi...

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by Cactus739
Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS SEA-MSY Starts Today
Replies: 13
Views: 2821

RE: AS SEA-MSY Starts Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hatbutton" class="quote" target="_blank">hatbutton</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm on <acron...

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by Cactus739
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CR2 Makes An Emergency Landing At XNA
Replies: 6
Views: 3765

RE: Delta CR2 Makes An Emergency Landing At XNA

Interesting article. Can CRJ's actually dump fuel?

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by Cactus739
Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market
Replies: 56
Views: 9960

RE: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market

When it was being built they chose <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA), USA - Arkansas">XNA</acronym> because it was an eXciting New Airport (straight from flyxna.com) I've also heard it was for eXciting Northwest Arkansas.... <table border="0" align="CENTER...

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by Cactus739
Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market
Replies: 56
Views: 9960

RE: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SouthernDC9" class="quote" target="_blank">SouthernDC9</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>I alas have never found a fare int...

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by Cactus739
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market
Replies: 56
Views: 9960

RE: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/migair54" class="quote" target="_blank">migair54</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Im planning a visit to Bentonville in No...

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by Cactus739
Thu May 29, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market
Replies: 56
Views: 9960

RE: Rumor Around XNA, New Airlines Entering Market

I would love to see Southwest come here but with everything they have going on right now with <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> opening up in October I wouldn't expect to see them add any new cities....and they are just right down the road in tulsa. As for ...

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by Cactus739
Sat May 24, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Cars Have You Owned?
Replies: 229
Views: 8961

RE: How Many Cars Have You Owned?

4 cars in the past 12 years... 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer <acronym title="Asiana Airlines (South Korea)">OZ</acronym> Rally. Looked much faster than it was. Almost no problems in 94,000 miles. Traded for a ... 2006 Maxda 3 S touring. So much fun to drive but after 68,000 miles I had the ac compressor, s...

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by Cactus739
Sun May 04, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Launches "I Am Alaska" Campaign
Replies: 131
Views: 14882

RE: AS Launches "I Am Alaska" Campaign

When will the pins be available to the public? Growing up near Fairbanks I grew up flying Alaska airlines.... even though I haven't flown them in many years (Sadly they don't fly to <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA), USA - Arkansas">XNA</acronym>) I have f...

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by Cactus739
Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Live Report! AA First Class: IAD-LAX-IAD (w/pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 15708

RE: Live Report! AA First Class: IAD-LAX-IAD (w/pics)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fbgdavidson" class="quote" target="_blank">fbgdavidson</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> Descending into <acronym tit...

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by Cactus739
Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Clips Concrete Pillar At DFW
Replies: 33
Views: 15586

RE: AA Clips Concrete Pillar At DFW

How close to that pillar do they normally get?

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by Cactus739
Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/AA Announce New Service From CLT-TUL/OKC
Replies: 67
Views: 10929

RE: US/AA Announce New Service From CLT-TUL/OKC

A CRJ 900 seems a little excess on capacity to start. Can the 700 do <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym> - <acronym title="Oklahoma City - Will Rogers World (OKC / KOKC), USA - Oklahoma">OKC</acronym>? I'm sure it can. Both are a great ...

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by Cactus739
Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Drops Bereavement Fares
Replies: 58
Views: 14557

RE: American Drops Bereavement Fares

I didn't know anyone still offeredt these. My fath passed away suddenly in October And a flight the next morning <acronym title="Fayetteville / Springdale - Northwest Arkansas Regional (XNA), USA - Arkansas">XNA</acronym> <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acron...

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by Cactus739
Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Plans Radical Change To Skymiles Program
Replies: 239
Views: 25746

RE: Delta Plans Radical Change To Skymiles Program

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AWACSooner" class="quote" target="_blank">AWACSooner</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Exactly! ...

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by Cactus739
Tue Feb 25, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: We Got Married
Replies: 77
Views: 4982

RE: Self Gloss: We Got Married

Congratulations Doc.  

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by Cactus739
Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Year Old WN 738 (N8327A) - To Be Scrapped?
Replies: 120
Views: 48185

2 Year Old WN 738 (N8327A) - To Be Scrapped?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/71Zulu" class="quote" target="_blank">71Zulu</a> (<a href="#116" class="quote">Reply 116</a>):<br/><i>I do wonder how ATDB blew this one though....

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by Cactus739
Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Crash Investigation: QF32 Accident
Replies: 12
Views: 17183

RE: Air Crash Investigation: QF32 Accident

I know the recreations on this show are usually pretty poor but this one out and out sucked.

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by Cactus739
Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-AA Hub To Hub Flights
Replies: 17
Views: 9386

RE: US-AA Hub To Hub Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/crAAzy" class="quote" target="_blank">crAAzy</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Philadelphia - International...

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by Cactus739
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No ANC Tpac Hub?
Replies: 50
Views: 8637

RE: Why No ANC Tpac Hub?

I had a couple trips in the very early 1990's from Anchorqge. One was a JAL 747 to <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> that had come in from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. The return flight to <ac...

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by Cactus739
Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Return To America: II. Aurora! UA ANC-DEN & Beyond
Replies: 10
Views: 7889

RE: Return To America: II. Aurora! UA ANC-DEN & Beyond

Great pics and report. I grew up in North Pole... Haven't been bac there in 15 years, nice to see pics from that area!

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by Cactus739
Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant To End AZA To MHK Service
Replies: 21
Views: 3824

RE: Allegiant To End AZA To MHK Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Falcon+Flyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Falcon Flyer</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sounds ...

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