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by bjg231
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Decided On KC-30
Replies: 243
Views: 20394

RE: Usaf Decided On KC-30

Looks like Obama can tally up Washington as a lock. McCain won't have a snowball's chance in hell of carrying the state now.

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by bjg231
Tue Jun 19, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XJet - New Stations?
Replies: 38
Views: 4021

RE: XJet - New Stations?

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by bjg231
Tue Jun 19, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta May Make Order For 125 787 A/c
Replies: 67
Views: 15509

RE: Delta May Make Order For 125 787 A/c

Wonder if they'll pick up any 783's, as they'd be a pretty decent replacement for the domestic 767's. Not to mention I'd like to see one or two of them outside Japan.

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by bjg231
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY To Lose A Few Flights
Replies: 81
Views: 6137

RE: MSY To Lose A Few Flights

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by bjg231
Fri May 04, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Sells Over 150,000 Fares!
Replies: 205
Views: 12770

RE: Skybus Sells Over 150,000 Fares!

What's their next route? Columbus to Havana (Key West, FL)?

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by bjg231
Sat Mar 17, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Giant South Louisiana Airport Okayed By LAA
Replies: 40
Views: 5226

RE: Giant South Louisiana Airport Okayed By LAA

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by bjg231
Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest CRJ-200 Flight In The United States?
Replies: 74
Views: 22742

RE: Longest CRJ-200 Flight In The United States?

I used to fly Delta from <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> in a CRJ-200 and it was absolute torture. I know it's not the longest, but its w...

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by bjg231
Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chatuqua To Fly CRJs For CO
Replies: 99
Views: 11397

RE: Chatuqua To Fly CRJs For CO

I remember flying expressjet on longer routes in the past, and they offered relatively elaborate snack packs with salami, cheeses, etc. Was this provided by <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> or expressjet? Just wondering if <acronym title="Chania - Souda (CHQ / LGSA), Greece">...

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by bjg231
Sun Nov 12, 2006 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finger-printing Of US Citizens In Brazil
Replies: 39
Views: 5833

RE: Finger-printing Of US Citizens In Brazil

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by bjg231
Tue May 23, 2006 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Film Was This Plane Used In?
Replies: 9
Views: 5524

RE: What Film Was This Plane Used In?

Did the caption mention anything about there being snakes on the plane?

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by bjg231
Sun Apr 23, 2006 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Week's South Park (4/19)
Replies: 8
Views: 2832

RE: This Week's South Park (4/19)

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 19, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Evidence Of Rape In The Duke Lacrossse Case
Replies: 38
Views: 3882

RE: No Evidence Of Rape In The Duke Lacrossse Case

There are several notable facts that the media has been kind enough to leave out that I feel are notable and should garner attention. First, the woman was apparantly intoxicated after the party to an extent that she was unable to walk. Immediately following the party, she and the other stripper went...

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's Been Skydiving?
Replies: 31
Views: 1815

RE: Who's Been Skydiving?

Just jumped out of a super otter at 14k feet over Houston yesterday actually. I had such a rush that I'm thinking about getting certified sometime in the future.

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by bjg231
Fri Oct 28, 2005 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier To Temporarily Suspend CRJ200 Production
Replies: 38
Views: 9047

RE: Bombardier To Temporarily Suspend CRJ200 Production

Good riddance. From a passenger's perspective, the CRJ-200 is probably the most uncomfortable plane in the sky.

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 20, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Domestic Service
Replies: 11
Views: 2215

RE: IB Domestic Service

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 19, 2005 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines To Outlaw "outside" Food?
Replies: 50
Views: 9369

RE: Airlines To Outlaw "outside" Food?

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 19, 2005 12:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What If You Were To Found A New Airline?
Replies: 8
Views: 9390

RE: What If You Were To Found A New Airline?

I think the proper business model would depend mostly on the available startup capital, country of origin, market conditions, etc. In other words, if you've got a million bucks to start an american airline, the best you can hope for is a used Beech 1900 flying regional routes. If however, you have t...

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 19, 2005 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lasers To Protect The Capital
Replies: 18
Views: 2524

RE: Lasers To Protect The Capital

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by bjg231
Thu Apr 14, 2005 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Offical: 787 Lines Have Been Frozen
Replies: 52
Views: 18906

RE: Offical: 787 Lines Have Been Frozen

The nose was the best part, but the tail ran a close second. Here's hoping that the tail is still at least a little unconventional looking.

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by bjg231
Thu Apr 14, 2005 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue: The Best Airline In The US
Replies: 39
Views: 8190

RE: JetBlue: The Best Airline In The US

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by bjg231
Thu Apr 14, 2005 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No CD Players On Alitalia?
Replies: 7
Views: 2405

RE: No CD Players On Alitalia?

Why is it that 99% of other carriers don't have this restriction? I can't imagine being on a 9-11 hour flight without any sort of electronic entertainment. I know alot of you could read a book or sleep, but I suffer from a need for constant entertainment. Also, it seems to me that if you ban <acrony...

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by bjg231
Thu Apr 14, 2005 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue: The Best Airline In The US
Replies: 39
Views: 8190

RE: JetBlue: The Best Airline In The US

So what this survey tells me is that if Primaris ever gets off the ground, they'll win it in the first year. I'm sorry, but although JetBlue may have a great product, it's only a great product for those who live in New York or Long Beach. Otherwise, it's meaningless to me b/c i'll never get the oppo...

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 13, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Just For Fun: Create An Airline Commercial Slogan
Replies: 49
Views: 7959

RE: Just For Fun: Create An Airline Commercial Slo

Southwest:

"Southwest, because Greyhound was already taken."

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 13, 2005 7:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Just For Fun: Create An Airline Commercial Slogan
Replies: 49
Views: 7959

RE: Just For Fun: Create An Airline Commercial Slo

Singapore #1 Big Apple? Hollywood? They're both just one ambien away. Singapore #2 Haley Joel Osment: "I see dead people" Stewardess: "Where?, I'll stuff them in the back" Southwest Hate sitting in the middle seat? No problem. On your mark, get set.......GO! Air New Zealand Because some people are w...

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 13, 2005 4:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Just For Fun: Create An Airline Commercial Slogan
Replies: 49
Views: 7959

RE: Just For Fun: Create An Airline Commercial Slo

Ryanair: Tight wallets make it easier for you to fit in our seats.

Independence: Hurry! Here for a limited time only.

Ted: Hey, it was better than Uni.

Primaris: Niagra fell.

Hooters: Try our wings.

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 13, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two New Louisiana Airlines: Update
Replies: 24
Views: 4791

RE: Two New Louisiana Airlines: Update

I wonder if they're considering <acronym title="Lake Charles - Regional (LCH / KLCH), USA - Louisiana">LCH</acronym> in the near future. With the seven casinos operating in the area, it's really underserved. Expressjet has a virtual monopoly, charging double what it costs to fly into Lafayette or <a...

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 12, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Is Worst At Redeeming Frequent Flier Miles
Replies: 37
Views: 4309

RE: NW Is Worst At Redeeming Frequent Flier Miles

I got a free ticket voucher for giving up my seats to overbooked passengers and it took my 6 tries to find a flight with availability, and even then they were only available in the early morning. It was funny when I got to the counter and the attendant laughed at how they routed me through <acronym ...

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 12, 2005 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK (?) Orders 3-5-3 A380...
Replies: 26
Views: 8582

RE: EK (?) Orders 3-5-3 A380...

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 12, 2005 9:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Things You Wish Airlines Would Have
Replies: 56
Views: 6501

RE: Things You Wish Airlines Would Have

In bjg231 world, I would ensure that all airlines: 1. Required their senior management to regularly fly coach on all of their aircraft. 2. Torpedo'd their supply of <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>'s, ESPECIALLY their CRJ's. 2a. Replaced them with 717's, except for Northwest, who would ...

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by bjg231
Tue Apr 12, 2005 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK (?) Orders 3-5-3 A380...
Replies: 26
Views: 8582

RE: EK (?) Orders 3-5-3 A380...

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by bjg231
Sun Apr 10, 2005 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Graphics/Images Of The A380-900?
Replies: 39
Views: 10731

RE: Any Graphics/Images Of The A380-900?

Wow, it's not hideous anymore. Actually, it looks quite impressive.

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by bjg231
Fri Apr 08, 2005 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO-SAT Longest RJ Route?
Replies: 47
Views: 6256

RE: SFO-SAT Longest RJ Route?

The longest I fly is <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> in a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> Connection CRJ-200. It's funny...

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by bjg231
Wed Apr 06, 2005 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing: We'll Outsell Airbus In 2005
Replies: 74
Views: 9961

RE: Boeing: We'll Outsell Airbus In 2005

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by bjg231
Fri Apr 01, 2005 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil Could Spike To $105 A Barrel
Replies: 57
Views: 6286

RE: Oil Could Spike To $105 A Barrel

Funny how no one has mentioned OPEC and that lovely Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez as responsible for any price increases.

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by bjg231
Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Meal Service
Replies: 51
Views: 9120

RE: New AA Meal Service

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by bjg231
Sat Mar 26, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conti To Fly 737-824s Long Haul
Replies: 58
Views: 12373

RE: Conti To Fly 737-824s Long Haul

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by bjg231
Tue Mar 22, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Want 1,100 Volunteers For A380 Evacuation
Replies: 66
Views: 12983

RE: Airbus Want 1,100 Volunteers For A380 Evacuation

They couldn't pay me enough to jump on one of those slides from the second deck.

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by bjg231
Sat Mar 19, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This For Real? China Air
Replies: 20
Views: 10193

RE: Is This For Real? China Air

I may be mistaken, but I think this was a European beer commercial for responsible drinking.

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by bjg231
Wed Mar 09, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Effect Of WW II On Commercial Aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 16490

RE: The Effect Of Wwii On Commercial Aviation

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by bjg231
Wed Mar 09, 2005 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Effect Of WW II On Commercial Aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 16490

The Effect Of WW II On Commercial Aviation?

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by bjg231
Thu Mar 03, 2005 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Comfort...a CRJ700 Or EMB170?
Replies: 21
Views: 3774

RE: Comfort...a CRJ700 Or EMB170?

Well being that the CRJ is hands down the most uncomfortable aircraft in the sky, I'd have to give the prize to the EMB. Unless I'm flying cargo, the CRJ will always be my last choice among RJ's.

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by bjg231
Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pimp My Plane!
Replies: 8
Views: 9431

RE: Pimp My Plane!

"I saw Soul Plane, it's an awesome movie! Hilarious!"


You're kidding, right? That movie represented two hours of my life that I can never get back.

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by bjg231
Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Got $300K Laying Around?
Replies: 31
Views: 5182

RE: Got $300K Laying Around?

Well since the seller's last few auctions consisted of blue jeans, a sweater, and an ipod accessory, I'm a bit skeptical.

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by bjg231
Thu Feb 17, 2005 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW No Free Food On All Domestic Flights
Replies: 121
Views: 10593

RE: NW No Free Food On All Domestic Flights

"No it's not; the customers have proven time and again that they don't want it...same goes for pillows and blankets. Get rid of them!" I guarantee that if you gave a survey to customers asking if they would like meals/snacks, pillows, and blankets for a 5 dollar (approximately) increase in their tic...

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by bjg231
Sat Feb 12, 2005 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Domestic IFE Makes No Sense!
Replies: 9
Views: 3106

RE: CO Domestic IFE Makes No Sense!

My guess is that most of the flights with jet connect are relatively short (i.e. under 4 hours), so the battery thing wouldn't be enough of an issue for retrofitting the fleet. As for widebodies, I would assume that they would need a different type of connection outside of the US (different satellit...

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by bjg231
Sat Feb 12, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Caption This Photo
Replies: 54
Views: 11437

RE: Caption This Photo

Live long and prosper.

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by bjg231
Fri Feb 11, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Washington Cities Bid For Airbus Plant
Replies: 51
Views: 6618

RE: 3 Washington Cities Bid For Airbus Plant

Well whether Washington offers subsidies or not, I know for a fact that Lake Charles, Louisiana is making a bid for the same plant and the state is offering some sort of tax break deal. It was all over the news last month. If the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym> 330 do...

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by bjg231
Fri Feb 11, 2005 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Real Pain In The Neck. No More Pillows On AA.
Replies: 100
Views: 9357

RE: A Real Pain In The Neck. No More Pillows On AA.

""AA could offer meals, and pillows, and hot wash clothes and whatever else the aviation geeks want, but do you think people are going to pay more for the extra service?" If it comes down to a dollar or two per ticket? Yes. "I don't think so, especially with the killings the LCCs are making these da...

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by bjg231
Fri Feb 11, 2005 2:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Inappropriate In-Flight Movie
Replies: 34
Views: 6879

RE: Most Inappropriate In-Flight Movie

Definitely: "Final Destination."


Everyone who had an eery feeling before the flight would be scrambling for the door.

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by bjg231
Thu Feb 10, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Pushed To 2006?
Replies: 4
Views: 3444

RE: Virgin America Pushed To 2006?

Sounds good to me. They can take as long as they want to get here.

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