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by radelow
Sat Jun 02, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Now It's SAN Vs Developers
Replies: 22
Views: 3313

RE: Now It's SAN Vs Developers

In defense of San Diego I went to a function with Jerry Sanders (our mayor) and see said Sunroad won't be building this kind of building on Harbor Island (over my dead body was used).

Radelow

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by radelow
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The Fresno-SAN On Xjet Doing?
Replies: 23
Views: 5941

RE: How Is The Fresno-SAN On Xjet Doing?

I will be flying on the first <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>><acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym> flight in May. I am going to be a pretty regular user of their planes as I...

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by radelow
Sat Mar 31, 2007 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN Gets Settlement Over Teledyne Ryan
Replies: 28
Views: 2458

RE: SAN Gets Settlement Over Teledyne Ryan

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by radelow
Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XJet Routes: Compared To UA At SAT
Replies: 9
Views: 3741

RE: XJet Routes: Compared To UA At SAT

Can someone please explain <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>><acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym>? I live in San Diego but have a development project in <acronym title="Bakers...

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by radelow
Wed Mar 14, 2007 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Aims To Produce Jumbo Jets By 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 8511

RE: China Aims To Produce Jumbo Jets By 2020

I doubt you are going to see the Chinese requiring Chinese airlines to purchase Chinese aircraft. If that happened you would see a trade war between the west and the east...or at the very minimum huge tariffs on Chinese aircraft.

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by radelow
Tue Feb 06, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XJET.com Up and Running
Replies: 159
Views: 16920

RE: XJET.com Up And Running

I don't see how possibly the <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>><acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym> flight is going to be a success. However I do go up there on business fairl...

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by radelow
Fri Feb 02, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Business Class...
Replies: 24
Views: 7283

RE: New AA Business Class...

Maybe it's that when you compare it to the product offered by BA (and others) it's pretty much crap.

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by radelow
Tue Dec 19, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Almost Shut Down A380
Replies: 54
Views: 27273

RE: Airbus Almost Shut Down A380

Being a project manager myself (in Real Estate Development), I can say that the blame here lies chiefly in the Project Manager. It seems that the issue at hand is that different versions of software were used. I deal with this as well when it comes to different versions of Autocad. I do not let my c...

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by radelow
Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA New Club World Routes - LAX?
Replies: 8
Views: 5122

RE: BA New Club World Routes - LAX?

My mom is flying <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Marshall Islands">CW</acronym> tomorrow <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>><acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. She migh...

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by radelow
Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pic Of New Pilatus PC-12 Glass Cockpit.
Replies: 46
Views: 20715

RE: First Pic Of New Pilatus PC-12 Glass Cockpit.

How can these things be bad if they reduce the workload for the pilot? I am not a pilot but it seems like the technologies being implemented are not just for the sake of technology...

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by radelow
Sun Dec 17, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy On 787 Progress
Replies: 59
Views: 10100

RE: Randy On 787 Progress

I think Randy is taking note of previous comments made by his colleagues (Boeing and otherwise) and being conservative. It is one thing to say a typical marketing-hype comment such as the 747-8 is the shape of the future. It is an entirely different thing to say that a plane with be on budget, on we...

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by radelow
Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Take Over Speculations
Replies: 82
Views: 10335

RE: BA Take Over Speculations

interesting takes here...some based on knowledge and others based on emotions. Must be a lot of young people here. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> is a public company and as such they can, within reason, be bought by anyone. There are, of course, exceptions to the rule, such as areas w...

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by radelow
Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is The 777 The Most Successful Airliner Ever Made?
Replies: 33
Views: 10887

RE: Is The 777 The Most Successful Airliner Ever M

Being a finance person I would say that the most successful aircraft would be that one which has the highest net present value from the day it started. That takes into consideration # of frames produced, price per frame, and duration the aircraft was/is sold. With that said, I don't know the answer....

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by radelow
Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA New Club World Routes - LAX?
Replies: 8
Views: 5122

RE: BA New Club World Routes - LAX?

I am flying <acronym title="Air Marshall Islands">CW</acronym> at 8pm on Friday of next week <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>><acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. Curious if I might have New New Club W...

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by radelow
Sat Dec 16, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy On 787 Progress
Replies: 59
Views: 10100

RE: Randy On 787 Progress

Does Boeing have any history of delivering an aircraft over-weight? It is a 100% honest question FYI. I really don't know the answer.

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by radelow
Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) Ready To Expand/Develop
Replies: 40
Views: 5063

RE: Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) Ready To Expand/Develop

Speaking of small airports in SoCal... I flew commercial to Bakersfield the first time last week. They built themselves a VERY NICE terminal! Surprises me that a town like Bakersfield has a brand new very nice terminal, while Santa Barbara (which is around the same distance to <acronym title="Los An...

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by radelow
Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways #102 Flying "empty"? (YYC-LHR)
Replies: 43
Views: 21800

RE: British Airways #102 Flying "empty"? (YYC-LHR)

Anyone know what the break-even (# of people aboard) for a 747 and 777 to cover the variable flight costs? I know this is difficult to ascertain because of different fares etc. But there should be some kind of generic "break-even" amount.

Just curious.

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by radelow
Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taking Off From Pyongyang
Replies: 85
Views: 12640

RE: Taking Off From Pyongyang

No you are correct. As it states in my post the photos don't pop up anymore. That's why I provided the original Russian pages as well as the english pages sans photos.

Cheers!  Smile

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by radelow
Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taking Off From Pyongyang
Replies: 85
Views: 12640

RE: Taking Off From Pyongyang

That last one should be:

http://www.tema.ru/travel/choson-5/

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by radelow
Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taking Off From Pyongyang
Replies: 85
Views: 12640

RE: Taking Off From Pyongyang

In case any of you are interested here is a very interesting photo journal of a gentleman's trip to North Korea. I, for one, found it fascinating! <a href="http://www.tema.ru/travel/choson-1/" target=_blank>http://www.tema.ru/travel/choson-1/</a> (no English translation) <a href="http://www.tema.ru/...

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by radelow
Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB-GRR King Air 350 - 1865 Miles!
Replies: 16
Views: 4067

RE: LGB-GRR King Air 350 - 1865 Miles!

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by radelow
Tue Dec 12, 2006 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy's Blog: 747 Is The "Shape Of The Future"
Replies: 95
Views: 17119

RE: Randy's Blog: 747 Is The "Shape Of The Future"

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by radelow
Tue Dec 12, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Livery?
Replies: 33
Views: 7368

Best Airline Livery?

I was gonna post up <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> as well (it's my favorite airline afterall...). Both the current and Landor schemes...ah heck why not. Here are some good ones... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1149988/L...

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by radelow
Tue Dec 12, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy's Blog: 747 Is The "Shape Of The Future"
Replies: 95
Views: 17119

RE: Randy's Blog: 747 Is The "Shape Of The Future"

Are the GENX engines on the 747 Intercontinental much bigger than the current engines? I always felt that was the one lacking feature on the 747. The engines looked too small.

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by radelow
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Livery?
Replies: 33
Views: 7368

Best Airline Livery?

Here are a couple of mine... Being Californian... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1144655/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1144655/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/5/6/1144655.jpg" alt="C...

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by radelow
Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy's Blog: 747 Is The "Shape Of The Future"
Replies: 95
Views: 17119

RE: Randy's Blog: 747 Is The "Shape Of The Future"

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by radelow
Sat Dec 09, 2006 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB-GRR King Air 350 - 1865 Miles!
Replies: 16
Views: 4067

RE: LGB-GRR King Air 350 - 1865 Miles!

Our company has a two year old King Air 350 that I fly on regularly (flew Sacramento > San Diego last night). It truly is a phenomenal plane and I really enjoy flying on it. The company owner was on the plane with me last night and I asked if he was happy with the purchase. He said he would do it al...

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by radelow
Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does 777 Use VORs
Replies: 27
Views: 5103

RE: Does 777 Use VORs

I have to echo the comments from some people here... You guys are awesome! Thanks for the easy to understand explanation of how this stuff works...always wanted to know that.

Mark

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by radelow
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Voters Reject Airport Proposal
Replies: 80
Views: 9664

RE: San Diego Voters Reject Airport Proposal

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by radelow
Sun Nov 19, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Voters Reject Airport Proposal
Replies: 80
Views: 9664

RE: San Diego Voters Reject Airport Proposal

I was sad to see the Miramar initiative shot down. Frankly I too don't understand why a dual use airport would not work in Miramar. It appears to me there is more than enough land to accomplish this. And <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN<...

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by radelow
Sat Oct 21, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hamburg On EasyJet +many Pics
Replies: 18
Views: 19089

RE: Hamburg On EasyJet +many Pics

Great report! My whole family is from Germany with my moms side all from Hamburg. I am making my yearly trip in December for Christmas. Flying <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Club there and FIRST on the way back (!!!) because of a reservation screw up on <acronym title="British Airways...

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by radelow
Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will BA Ever Come Back To San Diego?
Replies: 37
Views: 9151

RE: Will BA Ever Come Back To San Diego?

I heard a different story. What I was told was that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> was filling Economy regularly but they just didn't have enough Business/First passengers to make it profitable. Why not bring back the <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR...

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by radelow
Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Dreamliner's 1st Commercial Logojet...
Replies: 36
Views: 14733

RE: Boeing 787 Dreamliner's 1st Commercial Logojet...

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by radelow
Thu Jun 29, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Dreamliner's 1st Commercial Logojet...
Replies: 36
Views: 14733

RE: Boeing 787 Dreamliner's 1st Commercial Logojet

I honestly think this company is just vaporware. They try to make themselves big time but they have only done a handful of designs. Plus there website is full of grammatical and spelling errors.

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by radelow
Wed Jun 28, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are There Taxis At LAS?
Replies: 23
Views: 3160

RE: Are There Taxis At LAS?

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by radelow
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another AA New Business Class Photo
Replies: 25
Views: 8016

RE: Another AA New Business Class Photo

Quite a shoddy attempt at business class in comparison to their competitors. I fly BA Club across the pond and this photo just reinforces my thought that, once again, US airlines are behind the ball.

Just my $0.02.

Mark

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by radelow
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are There Taxis At LAS?
Replies: 23
Views: 3160

RE: Are There Taxis At LAS?

Correction....it is not completely a myth. Taxi's are not allowed to pick up at the airport, I believe, 2 days a week. So as to give all taxi's the opportunity to work the airport. They can deliver, but not pickup. And to that who responded the south tunnel is the long way comment that is not comple...

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by radelow
Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA To Change Their B789 For A370?
Replies: 46
Views: 11122

RE: SIA To Change Their B789 For A370?

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by radelow
Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eads Will Launch A Probe Into A380 Delay
Replies: 20
Views: 3830

RE: Eads Will Launch A Probe Into A380 Delay

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by radelow
Sun Jun 11, 2006 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Strange Approach To SAN Today...
Replies: 12
Views: 6761

Very Strange Approach To SAN Today...

I was in Golden Hills which is a community just east of <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>. A Continental 757 flew over on an obvious descent but prior to touchdown veered right and commenced a large circle flying over Bankers Hi...

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by radelow
Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Bull Mig In Bakersfield!
Replies: 18
Views: 3480

RE: Red Bull Mig In Bakersfield!

Our plane flies up there at least once a week if not more... It's a King Air 350 that we bought about a year and a half ago new. Man is it an awesome plane.

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by radelow
Fri Jun 02, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Bull Mig In Bakersfield!
Replies: 18
Views: 3480

RE: Red Bull Mig In Bakersfield!

Not to mention all their other motorsports they are involved in all kind of racings; including off road racing in partnership with our race team <a href="http://www.mcmillinracing.com" target=_blank>http://www.mcmillinracing.com</a> They spend on TON of money on going fast. [Edited 2006-06-02 16:22:...

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by radelow
Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Bull Mig In Bakersfield!
Replies: 18
Views: 3480

Red Bull Mig In Bakersfield!

Dammit I didn't have my camera!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> Anyway, I was at the corporate jet terminal waiting to get on our company plane to fly back to San Diego and parked on the tarmac was the Red Bull Mig-17. He must have fueled up or something because...

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by radelow
Wed May 31, 2006 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Virgin America Picture
Replies: 89
Views: 17503

RE: New Virgin America Picture

Where are they going to fly?

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by radelow
Sat May 27, 2006 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Fliers Pay For Extra Space On The 787?
Replies: 9
Views: 4760

RE: Will Fliers Pay For Extra Space On The 787?

How successful has BA WT+ proven?

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by radelow
Fri May 05, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What BA Bird Am I Flying Tomorrow!?
Replies: 6
Views: 3572

RE: What BA Bird Am I Flying Tomorrow!?

It indeed was BLNA. Great flight upstairs...

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by radelow
Fri May 05, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What BA Bird Am I Flying Tomorrow!?
Replies: 6
Views: 3572

RE: What BA Bird Am I Flying Tomorrow!?

G-BLNA...That's their first 744! Sweet!

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by radelow
Thu May 04, 2006 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Planes Too Fragile?
Replies: 77
Views: 12928

RE: Are Planes Too Fragile?

Let's not forget the human body cannot take the G-forces that would be created by a so-called "crash-proof" airplane slamming into the ground at 350mph.

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