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by airportugal310
Tue Aug 09, 2022 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Original Eastern to HNL?
Replies: 31
Views: 3986

Re: Original Eastern to HNL?

Italianflyer wrote:
I'd love seeing proposed route maps from annual reports in the regulation era. It's like reading a 5-year-olds Christmas wish list to Santa. I mean...ACA to HNL, Samoa & Tahiti?!? C'mon LOL


If you had not pointed that out, I would have totally missed it! :lol:

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by airportugal310
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 591
Views: 104041

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022

Used to fly Commutair (BOS-HPN-BOS) a lot back in the 2005-2007 timeframe...Beech 1900's!

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by airportugal310
Tue Aug 02, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GlobalX acquiring B717's?
Replies: 72
Views: 15386

Re: GlobalX acquiring B717's?

Supposedly DL has 3 out of the 4 717 simulators ever made in their training center, so makes sense for them do to contracted training. Who owns the 4th one? Qantas? Flight's Global simulator census says there are only 3 717 sims (https://www.flightglobal.com/reports/civil-simulator-census-2021/1429...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asbury Park, NJ air service question
Replies: 29
Views: 2695

Re: Asbury Park, NJ air service question

http://www.airfields-freeman.com/NJ/Air ... asburypark

It does make a mention on the Allaire Airport, too
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Not the same airport as being described above, but there was one other airport in Asbury Park:

http://www.airfields-freeman.com/NJ/Air ... asburypark

It does make a mention on the Allaire Airport, too

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by airportugal310
Thu Jul 21, 2022 3:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bulb specification help please!
Replies: 4
Views: 1050

Re: Bulb specification help please!

FYI, some vendors will list it as "OL3071" while others will have it as "0L3071." Terrible way to begin a part number... The OL stands for Oshino Lamp, and I agree a terrible part number. https://www.oshinolamps.com/aircraft-lamps.html The "0" vs "O" likely s...

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by airportugal310
Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hawaiian 33 routing question
Replies: 9
Views: 1685

Re: Hawaiian 33 routing question

If you look at FR24, you can see that all flights heading toward Hawaii are heading either well south or north off the California coast (essentially a big empty gap due west of LAX)...could be a number of things. Military activity out over the Pacific or wind related would be my guess. Happens every...

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by airportugal310
Sat Jul 02, 2022 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Not Ready To Return To Nicaragua
Replies: 34
Views: 6695

Re: US Airlines Not Ready To Return To Nicaragua

This thread has really only proved two things, as usual: the anti-US sentiment is strong (jealousy is a stinky cologne) and that posters can’t or won’t bother to read anything before posting vitriol What part about sending said excel file 72 HOURS PRIOR is so hard to understand? What airline on God’...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 30, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Decals and flags
Replies: 8
Views: 2575

Re: Decals and flags

Also speaking of decals…had a little chat today with one of my Canadian airline counterparts today about “decals”…her way of saying “decals” was a bit different from how we in the US would pronounce it!! We had a great laugh about it lol

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by airportugal310
Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: RED Air MD-80 accident in MIA
Replies: 119
Views: 40903

Re: Confirmed: RED Air accident in MIA

Update: Crews are preparing to remove the accident aircraft and clean things up as I write. You can watch it live here: https://www.miamiairportcam.com Nice link, I just happened to tune in to see it on the move, no attempt to mask the livery from brand-conscious flyers: https://i.imgur.com/TewwCRN...

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue Agrees to Buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 Billion After Frontier Deal Dies
Replies: 2278
Views: 302043

Re: JetBlue Makes Hostile Takeover Offer for Spirit

I said in recent years.....Mint was introduced almost 10 years ago and B6 has only been around for just over 20 years. A Northeast based carrier adding a couple JFK/BOS-LON flights is not "defying the odds." It's a move that analysts expected for a long time. Counting RDU, SFO, PHL, e.t.c...

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by airportugal310
Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 591
Views: 104041

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022

I can promise that I have no intention of providing delta flight status each night; I was just curious over a few days because of what was in the news. Personally I think things like that are exactly what the point of these threads are. So what if delta, AA, UA or whoever is also delayed at x y and...

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by airportugal310
Sat Jun 18, 2022 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 591
Views: 104041

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022

I hope this thread doesn’t turn into some form of “Delta delay watch” thread. Every airline has issues from time to time, from port to port. I don’t think a few days of delays here and there are worthy of continued discussion and thread updates. Buts those are my thoughts like them or hate em

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by airportugal310
Wed Jun 15, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Geneva Center Power Outage
Replies: 23
Views: 2268

Re: Geneva Center Power Outage

As a Swiss citizen, I am deeply ashamed of this event. Anyway: I think the current official version of the media, which speaks of a power failure, is almost impossible. The statement has now also been rewritten and it`s currently being talked about network problems... But this claim must also be qu...

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by airportugal310
Sat Jun 04, 2022 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM halted ticket sales at Amsterdam Airport (27 May)
Replies: 81
Views: 19129

Re: KLM halting ticket sales at Amsterdam Airport between now and Monday

That is embarrassing on a scale I can’t even fathom

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 02, 2022 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US DOJ seeks court approval to reimpose mask mandate
Replies: 88
Views: 9608

Re: US DOJ seeks court approval to reimpose mask mandate

so much political sabre rattling in this post... as could have been predicted. People in the U.S. can be extremely embarrassing in their entitlement. Conveniently forgetting the over 1 million human beings in the U.S. alone (more than any other country by a longshot) whose lives were lost to Covid....

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by airportugal310
Thu Jun 02, 2022 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US DOJ seeks court approval to reimpose mask mandate
Replies: 88
Views: 9608

Re: US DOJ seeks court approval to reimpose mask mandate

Can anyone name the circumstances under which they were going to lift the mandate? Kudos, Speedy. I think that THIS question right here is the RIGHT question to be asking. Nearly every county and state had some everchanging "form" of metrics under which they would re-open certain business...

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by airportugal310
Wed Jun 01, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes operated by WN in 2019 that have been completely dropped
Replies: 16
Views: 3000

Re: Routes operated by WN in 2019 that have been completely dropped

UWPAviation wrote:
MKE-LGA was a gold mine


Riiiight...that's why they left the route? :confused:

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by airportugal310
Sun May 29, 2022 4:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Easiest ATC [Bravo] job there is: KSAN/SAN?
Replies: 21
Views: 3846

Re: Easiest ATC [Bravo] job there is: KSAN/SAN?

Nothing, not one thing about ATC is simple period. Don't care where you work, the career is ever changing moment by moment as even at the sleepiest facility there will be times when you are going to get very complex busy situations. Doesn't matter if it is a student pilot who is disoriented to an a...

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by airportugal310
Sun May 29, 2022 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 used for a dance music event at National Air & Space Museum of France
Replies: 5
Views: 1827

Re: Airbus A380 used for a dance music event at National Air & Space Museum of France

Great beats and video!! Who cares about about a little duct tape….

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by airportugal310
Tue May 24, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue Agrees to Buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 Billion After Frontier Deal Dies
Replies: 2278
Views: 302043

Re: JetBlue Makes Hostile Takeover Offer for Spirit

Somebody help me understand how NK merging with B6 is bad for the marketplace? Every time something comes up, people on both sides scream "THE END IS NIGH", when in the long run - at least in the U.S. aviation industry - the gloom and doom never comes to pass. Now understand, my argument ...

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by airportugal310
Mon May 23, 2022 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening at PIE
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Re: What's happening at PIE

https://nasstatus.faa.gov/)

Departures to St Petersburg/Clearwater International are grounded due to aircraft emergency.

Probability of extension is medium (30-60%).

Grounding applies to departures from ZTL ZJX ZMA
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Per the OIS: (https://nasstatus.faa.gov/)

Departures to St Petersburg/Clearwater International are grounded due to aircraft emergency.

Probability of extension is medium (30-60%).

Grounding applies to departures from ZTL ZJX ZMA

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by airportugal310
Mon May 23, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2022 MLB Charters
Replies: 19
Views: 3691

Re: 2022 MLB Charters

Newark727 wrote:
Last season the Detroit Tigers flew in an MD-81 (N682RW.) They using it this year?


Royal PITA to load this thing up...all I have to say about that!

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by airportugal310
Mon May 23, 2022 6:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help identifying aircraft light
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Re: Help identifying aircraft light

There was one hit on the google that indicated it was a Lockheed Martin related part, and judging by the grey paint on the picture you have...kind of ties into something military perhaps

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by airportugal310
Wed Apr 20, 2022 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL1784 Diversion April 20
Replies: 3
Views: 1010

Re: UAL1784 Diversion April 20

Before everyone chimes in with nonsensical stuff, please note that SJU and STT are dealing with non-scheduled fuel supply issues related to a pipeline in SJU (and as a result, supply to STT is also affected) Not sure on the timeline to fix, but it's been happening for at least a week now and possibl...

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by airportugal310
Tue Apr 19, 2022 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country - News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 61
Views: 14477

Re: Sun Country - News and Discussion Thread - 2022

LAXintl wrote:
SANMAN66 wrote:
I didn't know Sun Country flew to Hawaii?


They do from LAX and SFO.

I am also hearing Alaska flying got the chop this summer.


I believe they also did PDX seasonally...would occasionally see it on the tracker

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by airportugal310
Tue Apr 19, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge
Replies: 301
Views: 32219

Re: CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge

Now it looks like whitehouse may appeal: https://www.nationalreview.com/news/psaki-says-doj-may-appeal-mask-mandate-ruling-public-health-decisions-shouldnt-be-made-by-the-courts/ In the same article: President Biden was asked on Tuesday whether Americans should wear masks on planes despite the end ...

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by airportugal310
Tue Apr 19, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines interisland cancellations these past few days (April 14~)
Replies: 127
Views: 18776

Re: Hawaiian Airlines interisland cancellations these past few days (April 14~)

HA's interisland service is literally a bus service. These are mostly commuters who live on one island and work on another. They are not CEOs and Sales managers headed to a business meeting to close a deal. Comparing it to 25x CRJ200s between LGA and ORD is disingenuous. CRJs between hubs is stupid...

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by airportugal310
Thu Apr 14, 2022 5:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: American Airlines On board Safety Procedure
Replies: 14
Views: 2705

Re: American Airlines On board Safety Procedure

The only US airline that "requires" windows to be open in all cabins at takeoff and landing is Hawaiian (HA)...this has been true for the past 10 years I have flown them both interisland and transpacific to the US or internationally. No one ever seems to care when told to raise them, and t...

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by airportugal310
Tue Apr 05, 2022 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane crashes in front yard of N.J. house - 4/4/22
Replies: 1
Views: 582

Re: Small plane crashes in front yard of N.J. house - 4/4/22

Glad the pilot is ok. Nicely written article too (devoid of any real hyperbole)

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by airportugal310
Tue Mar 22, 2022 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 591
Views: 104041

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2022

Guess it’s just luck of the draw…the LE by me (Framingham) runs every 30min so issue here. Using it tomorrow to head back to LAX

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by airportugal310
Wed Mar 02, 2022 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit 1653 taking weird route
Replies: 72
Views: 13961

Re: Spirit 1653 taking weird route

I can't find the link now on Instagram, but I ran across a reel from this flight last night on the sofa. Passengers said that due to an error, more fuel was added than necessary (not clear on if it was swapped from another flight), causing a 3hr flight instead of 1hr. The reel was focused on some ir...

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by airportugal310
Fri Feb 18, 2022 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1288
Views: 257025

Re: Delta HNL to JFK, DTW and OGG-ATL

RetiredNWA wrote:
These are resumptions; DTW-HNL has flown nonstop off and on for twenty years, first by Northwest with the DC10 in 2003…


Same with JFK-HNL...usually seasonal most years

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by airportugal310
Thu Feb 17, 2022 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 series smell problems
Replies: 15
Views: 4191

Re: A320 series smell problems

Says right in the link what the cause was:

“The airline reported a Lithium Ion Battery in a customer's carry on luggage is suspected as source of the odour.“

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by airportugal310
Fri Feb 04, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Mesa - Sea Gliders!
Replies: 10
Views: 1800

Re: What's next for Mesa - Sea Gliders!

TWA302 wrote:
Flying just over the wave tops at 180mph? No thanks!

Captain: "WAVE!!!!!"
F/O: *waves*

last transmition.

The design is pretty cool, but that's a bunch of props on that sucker.


LOL...this one made me chuckle out loud!!

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 28, 2022 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue A320 and King Air 350 near miss at HDN
Replies: 80
Views: 17355

Re: JetBlue A320 and King Air 350 near miss at HDN

The Court of A.net has spoken...to the gallows!! :roll:

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 28, 2022 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia Group seeks to rename company as Capital A
Replies: 23
Views: 4250

Re: AirAsia Group seeks to rename company as Capital A

Makes sense. Much like Allegiant is just one of the travel units under the parent company (Allegiant Travel Company), though their names are closely tied to one another. But they didn't have to be

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by airportugal310
Wed Jan 26, 2022 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stored Olympic 747 tips on tail due snow in Athens
Replies: 76
Views: 17257

Re: Stored Olympic 747 tips on tail due snow in Athens

At least she is pretending to fly again, even if she isn't...what a sight!

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by airportugal310
Thu Jan 20, 2022 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order
Replies: 435
Views: 63184

Re: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute pt. 2

I hope Airbus has factored in to this any leverage QR has from its shareholdings in IAG, CX etc. This could get really complicated I would suggest that Airbus knows exactly what it is doing without having to consult a.net for anything. LOL thank you for saying this!!!!! Needs to be said FAR more of...

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by airportugal310
Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK225 (DXB-SFO) Diversion 1/18/22
Replies: 7
Views: 3381

Re: EK225 (DXB-SFO) Diversion 1/18/22

TC957 wrote:
Aviation Herald now reporting the 77W had control problems, initially wanted to divert to MMK, then Ekaterinberg before deciding on LED.


That makes far more sense than the 5G theories...if it was 5G related, it wouldn't have launched in the first place

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by airportugal310
Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A350 tail strike at Heathrow on Jan. 2
Replies: 76
Views: 23066

Re: BA A350 tail strike at Heathrow on Jan. 2

Then how will they be reprimanded? Demotions? Pay cut? Suspension? They will be put on nothing but British food for a week. Black pudding, jellied eels, spotted dick, mince pies, mushy peas. Any attempt to eat food from any of the Colonial lands or Savage lands will result in termination. The Briti...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 14, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are holding patterns used very much anymore and at which airfields?
Replies: 27
Views: 3366

Re: Are holding patterns used very much anymore and at which airfields?

The damned DME arc!! Used to do that one in PVD a lot during instrument training...wonder if it even still exists anymore

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta security officer 'viciously assaulted,' repeatedly beaten with his own radio at JFK
Replies: 22
Views: 5384

Re: Delta security officer 'viciously assaulted,' repeatedly beaten with his own radio at JFK

Happened last night. Flight crew denied them boarding in JFK for being falling down drunk, apparently. They tried to board anyway, and when the security person tried to stop them, they went cray-cray... https://news.yahoo.com/delta-security-officer-viciously-assaulted-161247792.html https://www.orl...

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by airportugal310
Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal to close its Rio de Janiero GIG maintenance subsidiary
Replies: 14
Views: 4393

Re: TAP Portugal to close its Rio de Janiero GIG maintenance subsidiary

Very sad to see one successful Varig businesses close its doors to please some silly things in Portugal. This is a talented pool of people and to loose that is regressive for Brazil. So Sad. Brazil is more than regressive on its own…one maintenance base closure changes nothing in that regard and yo...

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by airportugal310
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Authority Requests That Boutique “Withdraw” From Jackson, Tn. Due to Poor Service.
Replies: 117
Views: 18314

Re: Airport Authority Requests That Boutique “Withdraw” From Jackson, Tn. Due to Poor Service.

We submitted the bus bid for MKL. Sometimes, the USDOT will tell a community internally that they will not consider the bus bid. Therefore, I offered the flexibility to not preclude an air service that is ready to go. However, we are in a window of time where staffing for everything is scarce. The ...

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by airportugal310
Mon Dec 20, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A330 FMCG Update with Honeywell navDB
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: A330 FMCG Update with Honeywell navDB

Pretty sure its FMGC...Flight Management and Guidance Computer...sounds like the MCDU to me

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by airportugal310
Sat Dec 18, 2021 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA51 Diversion JFK-HNL
Replies: 5
Views: 2904

Re: HA51 Diversion JFK-HNL

Medical. Offloaded, refueled, back to HNL.

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by airportugal310
Fri Dec 17, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulfstream IV Crash Dominican Republic
Replies: 21
Views: 8350

Re: Gulfstream IV Crash Dominican Republic

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
...The G IV has become the new Lear 35 at marginal operators—cheap to acquire, showy and lots of marginal crews...


Interesting you should mention that, as that seems to be the impression I have gotten as of late as well...

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by airportugal310
Fri Dec 17, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 1267
Views: 166765

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2021

Heads up CLE spotters...Hawaiian will be inbound this evening with an A332 on a Raiders charter. Will add some nice color to the place. Flight number will be HA720 inbound from LAS

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by airportugal310
Wed Dec 15, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Warriors' DL Charter Delayed Overnight
Replies: 19
Views: 3575

Re: Warriors' DL Charter Delayed Overnight

It is a great subfleet with very low maintenance issues. I fly the charters often as I like the odd ball stuff. I could give a hoot about which or what team is back there. I like going into FBOs with a 757 with the odd hours and uncontrolled fields. The plane is the best out there for that job and ...

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by airportugal310
Tue Dec 14, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to launch seasonal SYD-PER-FCO flights
Replies: 30
Views: 6930

Re: Qantas to launch seasonal SYD-PER-FCO flights

TC957 wrote:
Wonder why they chose FCO over FRA to start a second PER - Europe service.


I suspect that if there are any people out there more starved for a vacation next summer, its those from Australia and NZ. Literally stuck there...

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