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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10392

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Rossiya747 wrote:
ISP:
Frontier resumes MIA

SWF:
Allegiant begins SAV and VPS

HPN: no changes

Cape Air will fly from Boston to Manhattan on seaplane


They will also begin flying from East Hampton to Manhattan. Shore Air will be the carrier, DBa Cape Air.

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10392

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Rossiya747 wrote:
NBGSkyGod wrote:
Rossiya747 wrote:
TSA stops NY residents from using Global Entry

What does that mean?


The NY state government has created an unsafe sanctuary state and the US government is retaliating and protecting its borders by banning New Yorkers from Global Entry

Source? or just meaningless partisan drivel?

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 10392

Re: NYC Aviation Thread - 2020

Rossiya747 wrote:
TSA stops NY residents from using Global Entry

What does that mean?

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What in the World? 5 F/A-18's In Tight Formation Near BWI's RWY15L Approach
Replies: 6
Views: 4095

Re: What in the World? 5 F/A-18's In Tight Formation Near BWI's RWY15L Approach

Nationals are in the World Series, my guess would be a fly-over for that game, not following the World Series, but if they were playing in DC then it would be for that.

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by NBGSkyGod
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 12668

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

The infantry/carolina blue does need to go. The military doesn't hold on to uniforms for 50 plus years out of tradition; they are usually changed every 5 or so years. There's no reason to keep this 60's paint scheme for a presidential plane/status symbol for VIP travelers. The US Navy has used the ...

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by NBGSkyGod
Wed May 29, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Ads
Replies: 59
Views: 3893

Re: Best Airline Ads

The Southwest Airlines "Wanna Get Away" campaign was among the best IMHO.

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by NBGSkyGod
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL in the USA...where can I see?
Replies: 36
Views: 3930

Re: DHL in the USA...where can I see?

Can't believe no one has mentioned the DHL Bell 206 that flies to JFK a few times a day.

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by NBGSkyGod
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 311
Views: 93100

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Max Q wrote:
Still don’t understand what ‘some receivers
will falter before their turn’ means !


It means they will cancel or RTB before their fueling mission is able to start, leaving the tanker with an excess of fuel to land with.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines @ JFK December 4, 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3276

Eastern Airlines @ JFK December 4, 2018

This morning I was at JFK and there were electronic billboard signs for "Eastern Airlines at Terminal 1". Is Eastern (Mk2) making a comeback or is this now Mk3, or did I merely pass through a break in the time-space continuum?

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair cockpit window "shattered", emergency landing at CFB Bagotville
Replies: 33
Views: 9844

Re: Icelandair cockpit window "shattered", emergency landing at CFB Bagotville

Almost every day in the US a cockpit window cracks on a commercial aircraft. I see them regularly. It makes for great, sensational journalism on a slow news day but is not too far out of the ordinary. I seriously doubt that this happens on a regular basis... It happens pretty regularly, averages ou...

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by NBGSkyGod
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US military interest in cargo bases in space
Replies: 21
Views: 2291

Re: US military interest in cargo bases in space

I see this thread, and all I can think about is that air drop with the poorly attached Humvees falling to earth. It would be epic to watch a Humvee plummet from outer space.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue May 22, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight
Replies: 48
Views: 4833

Re: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight

I guess I am the only one who read this and thought, wow, Colorado Man is really trying to one-up Florida Man.

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by NBGSkyGod
Thu May 10, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 158695

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

Well we have a clear indication that the KC-46 does not have a higher scrape rate than existing USAF tankers. As part of closing out the issue though Boeing is still looking to improve the RVS system and confirmed that Boeing is paying the costs of these changes. Remember that list of KC-46 problem...

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by NBGSkyGod
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 19827

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

Depending on where over New Mexico the event occurred, it was more than likely flying to DFW was quicker than trying to descend, burn/dump excess fuel, and land at another airport.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy
Replies: 50
Views: 13862

Re: China Eastern FA's Caught on Video Orgy

Link to the video, or it didn't happen. <--- doesn't work for China Eastern

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by NBGSkyGod
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airlines have Airbus and Boeing done custom modifications for?
Replies: 143
Views: 22492

Re: Which airlines have Airbus and Boeing done custom modifications for?

What about the CRJ-705? A CRJ-900 with 70 seats requested AC Jazz.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 334
Views: 36840

Re: The Future of ISP

I think a lot of carriers could make a go at ISP, however the town needs to upgrade and make additions to the B gates before anyone will even attempt it.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12898

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

Trumps 757 is at ISP today, saw it as I was driving by, didn't get a picture though.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Circle/Endless Runway
Replies: 8
Views: 1342

Re: Circle/Endless Runway

A circle runway will only work if its on a conveyor belt.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Named Runways
Replies: 27
Views: 2296

Re: Named Runways

ATC addressed taxiway D (Delta) at KATL as “Taxiway Dixie” for decades. This was to avoid confusion with the many Delta Airlines call signs on the radio. Now Delta Airlines is history Dixie might be too. Not sure. It is actually charted as Dixie on the airport diagrams, and yes this is to avoid con...

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by NBGSkyGod
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 334
Views: 36840

Re: The Future of ISP

So it looks like ISP is getting MYR and SJU.

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by NBGSkyGod
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12898

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

I heard on March 6th Frontier is dropping it ISP-MSY route.

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do airlines train pilots from scratch?
Replies: 31
Views: 3032

Re: Do airlines train pilots from scratch?

BravoOne wrote:
I believe that Jetblue has started some sort of abinitio pilot program, Forgot the details.


Basically Cape Air/Jet Blue will get you started, then you fly with Cape Air for a contracted length of time, then have direct hire rights with Jet Blue.

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by NBGSkyGod
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hawaii missile false alarm- no reaction from ATC.
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: Hawaii missile false alarm- no reaction from ATC.

From the NATCA Facebook page: "Veteran Honolulu Control Facility (HCF) member Steve Olson, recounting the experience of working yesterday: “8:07am I was plugged in working airplanes like I do every Saturday morning, when the day took a turn into the surreal. Pilot after pilot started to check i...

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by NBGSkyGod
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BOS 15l-33r
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: BOS 15l-33r

Cape Air loves to use it, along with the smaller GA going to Signature.

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018
Replies: 128
Views: 12898

Re: NYC Area Aviation Thread (JFK/LGA/EWR/ISP/SWF/HPN) - 2018

Kieranclarkz wrote:
Any plans to build direct train link from JFK to Manhattan?
Could reduce congestion getting into the city.

You can get to JFK via the LIRR to Jamaica Station and transferring onto the AirTrain.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Air Force Weather Information?
Replies: 12
Views: 1130

Re: US Air Force Weather Information?

In regards to TAF forecasts, what do these numbers mean in BOLD color? 0301/0304 Is that the date and time? Text: BECMG 0301/0304 VRB03KT Forecast period: 0100 to 0900 UTC 03 January 2018 Forecast type: BECOMING: Conditions expected to become as follows by 0400 UTC 03 January 2018 Winds: variable d...

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by NBGSkyGod
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Air Force Weather Information?
Replies: 12
Views: 1130

Re: US Air Force Weather Information?

Military air bases have weather observers stationed there to provide accurate weather forecasts and observations. That is why they appear more accurate. Also larger civilian airports have weather observers in the towers for the same reason.

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by NBGSkyGod
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 334
Views: 36840

Re: The Future of ISP

Balloonchaser wrote:
What opportunities are there out there for KISP?!?

I would love to see someone do ISP-BOS, not likely though.

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman threatens to kill everyone over a cigarette
Replies: 35
Views: 6860

Re: Woman threatens to kill everyone over a cigarette

meanwhile on Southwest...

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilatus PC-24 secures US and European type certification
Replies: 10
Views: 2694

Re: Pilatus PC-24 secures US and European type certification

I foresee a fierce competition between Pilatus and Embraer, despite a superior reach at 783 nmi in favor of the Phenom 300. The Phenom 300, in service since 2010, is the best-selling and award-winning aircraft in its class in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, with more than 400 units produced and delivere...

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA agent accidentally packs gun in lunch box.
Replies: 27
Views: 3752

Re: TSA agent accidentally packs gun in lunch box.

JamesAlice wrote:
I once accidentally packed a whole packet of chocolate biscuits in to my lunch box.

At least you could conceal the evidence quickly.

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by NBGSkyGod
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PHX KC135 Info Request
Replies: 4
Views: 1341

Re: PHX KC135 Info Request

KC-135R 57-1469 17540 161 ARW 197 ARS ANG USAF Phoenix Sky Harbor IAP AZ 12.14 10.14P KC-135R 59-1450 17938 161 ARW 197 ARS ANG USAF Phoenix Sky Harbor IAP AZ 12.14 10.14P KC-135R 60-0331 18106 161 ARW 197 ARS ANG USAF Phoenix Sky Harbor IAP AZ 4.15 3.15P; f/n KC-135R 61-0284 18191 161 ARW 197 ARS A...

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by NBGSkyGod
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 334
Views: 36840

Re: The Future of ISP

Curiousflyer wrote:
One extra advantage ISP has is the proximity to the Hamptons, in Summer, when going to ISP saves at least an hour over going to LGA or JFK.

Odds are if you're going to the Hamptons, you're parking at a different part of the airport.

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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 417
Views: 81769

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

96-year-old millionaire Ted Vallas is again trying to get his California Pacific Airlines dream off the ground. This time CP Air has decided to purchase an operating certificate by acquiring Georgia based Aerodynamics, Inc which operates 5 ERJ145s and pair of EMB170s. CP Air now says they plan to l...

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CLT ATC arrested for possession of weapon of mass destruction
Replies: 4
Views: 2927

Re: CLT ATC arrested for possession of weapon of mass destruction

atcsundevil wrote:
jetblastdubai wrote:
As we would have said at O'Hare: "Can I have his mid?" :o

Either that or checking the seniority list!


And here I am thinking, "great an opening at CLT."

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?
Replies: 179
Views: 22571

Re: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?

I've driven from northern NH to PHL. I figured the 1+30 drive to the airport to arrive 2 hours early, the 1 hour flight, 20-30 minutes to collect bags, another 20-30 minutes to rent a car, then 30 to drive to the hotel was near enough to the 6+30 drive to make it even, plus it only cost tolls and ga...

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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 158695

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

INFINITI329 wrote:
Does anyone know if the KC-46 will have powered rollers on the main deck?

Yes, they are called Airmen.

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by NBGSkyGod
Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT seeks terminate 19 communities from EAS program.
Replies: 127
Views: 19391

Re: DOT seeks terminate 19 communities from EAS program.

The thing about EAS in the Northeast and as well as some other areas, is that yes in good weather they are 1 to 3 hours from a decent sized airport. However, while the decent sized airport is having nice weather and things are operating on time, where the passengers live, or the terrain in between m...

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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 150515

Re: Breaking: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

Let's keep in mind, this is nothing but a high-level p1ssing match between cousins. KSA wants to lead the Gulf, by bullying if necessary. It's main adversary is Iran, owing to a lack of cousins and difference of opinion it the 'who succeeds Muhammed' argument. It takes a lot of gall for someone lik...

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by NBGSkyGod
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA setting another record unlikely to ever be broken
Replies: 36
Views: 11523

Re: SWA setting another record unlikely to ever be broken

Very US view of the world Aeroflot operated "thousands" of AN-2's, so are likely to have had a single fleet well excess of 500 at sometime between the 1950's - 1980's. Other Aeroflot candidates include: around 1 000 An-24 around 2 000 Il-14 around 1 000 Yak-40 around 700 Let L-410 Numbers...

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by NBGSkyGod
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 158695

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

So the WARP's selected by the Air Force are used elsewhere in some variation, but they were deployed without the level of drawing details required by the FAA? My assumption is that there are drawings as the product was designed on paper before actual production, so the OEM has spent a couple years ...

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by NBGSkyGod
Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump calls for air traffic control spin-off in budget
Replies: 37
Views: 6481

Re: Trump calls for air traffic control spin-off in budget

This really depends, if it means reviving Shuster's plan unaltered, then there may be life in it as it addressed a lot of the sticking points such as user fees, controller retirements, etc. If it ends up being a different bill, that attacks these issues and makes ATC a solely for-profit enterprise, ...

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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA
Replies: 21
Views: 5234

Re: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA

The way I read the report, was short of the Tower not issuing correct surface information, and the pilot not getting on the reverses so aggressively, there wasn't much that could be changed. The conditions were deteriorating rapidly, the crew was faced with a picture that was vastly different from t...

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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA
Replies: 21
Views: 5234

Re: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA

Sky God sez "Pilots are idiots.." Dude....what have you been smoking? There is no report of "medium" braking action. Only PIREPS of Good braking action. The accident airplane was the fifth arrival on runway 13 after it was last cleared. During this time, one report of medium bra...

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by NBGSkyGod
Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA
Replies: 21
Views: 5234

Re: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA

NBGSkygod claims: "Pilots are idiots...". Let's be clear...anyone who feels it necessary to call themselves SkyGod must think highly of themselves. Good for you. Evidently you have made up your mind. You also claim " I also noticed you said nothing about the fact the BRA had degraded...

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by NBGSkyGod
Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA
Replies: 21
Views: 5234

Re: Final NTSB report on DL 1086 @ LGA

Also this: The captain decided to continue the approach to a landing because he and the first officer had determined that the landing criteria had been met, including the landing distance performance requirements for good braking action. The captain called the runway in sight as the airplane descend...

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by NBGSkyGod
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 717
Replies: 31
Views: 3713

Re: Boeing 717

The MD-90 was originally supposed to come off the line with the glass cockpit, but Delta, wanted the MD-88's cockpit systems to be more compatible with their training. So MDC went with that system, and left the glass cockpit as a customer option. Only Saudia took that option as they had a large flee...

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by NBGSkyGod
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 717
Replies: 31
Views: 3713

Re: Boeing 717

The MD-95 proof of concept actually used a DC-9-30 air frame. So to sorta answer your question, it was billed as a 1-for-1 replacement for the DC-9-30 and aimed at a large US operator of them. Said operator didn't want them, but Value Jet did.

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