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by ILSApproach
Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA STL Schedule Changes....
Replies: 40
Views: 7826

RE: AA STL Schedule Changes....

AA also adding MSP-LGA up to 3 times daily starting in Sept.

MIke @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Petters Group (Parent Company of SY) May Occupy Former NW MX Facility
Replies: 15
Views: 2689

RE: Petters Group (Parent Company Of SY) May Occupy Former NW MX Facil

Can't the brand new hangar @ <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> accomodate?................all <acronym title="Shandong Airlines (China)">SC</acronym>'s planes pretty much in use 24/7...........really only need...

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by ILSApproach
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The US Airlines 747 Ever Come To West Coast?
Replies: 32
Views: 10601

RE: Will The US Airlines 747 Ever Come To West Coast?

NWA has been upgrading 752's to A330's on a few flights from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> at least a few t...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Carriers Are Helping UPS For Santa Season?
Replies: 53
Views: 6737

RE: What Carriers Are Helping UPS For Santa Season?

Evergreen 742's into <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> last few years to supplement FedEx and <acronym title="Albury (ABX / YMAY), Australia - New South Wales">ABX</acronym> for UPS..............I know all abo...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More News On Air Jamaica
Replies: 69
Views: 9044

RE: More News On Air Jamaica

Still wish Air Jamaica would add <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>! It is still the largest originator of charter flights to warm climates in North America!! I meant <acronym title="Nica (Nicaragua)">6Y</acron...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More News On Air Jamaica
Replies: 69
Views: 9044

RE: More News On Air Jamaica

Can't wait for my yearly Feb trip to Negril via Mo BAy!!! That new teminal addition at MJB is great, especially the view facing the city.those large windows, floor to ceiling are nice too! Quite a few airlines serving MJB now..........<acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, COA, Delta...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 48 A380 Per Year From 2010, 70 Airports Ready 2011
Replies: 64
Views: 12160

RE: 48 A380 Per Year From 2010, 70 Airports Ready 2011

500+ A380's................sounds a little optimistic............let's get ONE to a customer first  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/scratchchin.gif" alt="scratchchin" border=0> ! No doubt a niche plane! I even think 300+ is a stretch. As mentioned 70 airports? <acronym title="Chica...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft On Seinfeld
Replies: 24
Views: 5295

RE: Aircraft On Seinfeld

OOOOPPPS..............my mistake I went and dug out my DVD

 crazy ................possibly dyslexic...............N527SW a 735!!

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft On Seinfeld
Replies: 24
Views: 5295

RE: Aircraft On Seinfeld

REG is plain as day N725SW!..........could be from 732 retired? And of course we know it's just a <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> show and they use clips.............especially <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> episodes! Someone just asked the reg in the s...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saddams 747SP
Replies: 29
Views: 24059

RE: Saddams 747SP

Aircraft ferried to Amman b4 first war.............excluding the 707 and the 732. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1052050/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1052050/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Iraqi Airways To Acquire 5×737-400
Replies: 16
Views: 5786

RE: WSJ: Iraqi Airways To Acquire 5×737-400

727's banned from EU due to noise restrictions, probably no hush kits!

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft On Seinfeld
Replies: 24
Views: 5295

RE: Aircraft On Seinfeld

By the way the year of the episode was 1992.............if that helps anyone with the DVD collection.

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft On Seinfeld
Replies: 24
Views: 5295

RE: Aircraft On Seinfeld

N725SW.............one of the best episodes ever! And.......notice all the old paint scheme UAL aircraft on that show!

Mike @ MSP

I watched it last night too!

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saddams 747SP
Replies: 29
Views: 24059

RE: Saddams 747SP

I don't have the issue handy but, Airliner World had pics of it (747SP) along with a 732 and 4-6 727's all stripped of engines at Bagdad. One of the 727's was destroyed in the initial attack of the airport. An IL76 is also pictured. All pics were taken at Bagdad, I believe it was an issue from late ...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business A318
Replies: 6
Views: 1976

RE: Business A318

http://www.startribune.com/535/story/751997.html

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business A318
Replies: 6
Views: 1976

Business A318

Tom Petters who is currently pursuing Sun Country (waiting for flying cert. approval and transfer) announced his company (not Sun Country) will purchase the first A318 business configured aircraft. Will try to post Mpls Tribune article on this article today when I am home.

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Avro Flight From MSP
Replies: 9
Views: 4572

Last Avro Flight From MSP

XJ has ended <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> flights to and from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> as of 10/29............but will continue from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne Count...

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by ILSApproach
Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Routes Did UA Fly There DC-8 On In The 80's
Replies: 36
Views: 10707

RE: What Routes Did UA Fly There DC-8 On In The 80's

DEN-MSP til maybe '86 approx. 6 pm arr @ MSP

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 26, 2006 12:56 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airplane Models. Where?
Replies: 19
Views: 6798

RE: Airplane Models. Where?

Atlantic Models has some nice 1/100 scale stuff.

Mike @ MSP


http://www.atlantic-models.com/

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 727 Routes
Replies: 79
Views: 14487

RE: Longest 727 Routes

I flew <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Montego Bay - Donald Sangster (MBJ / MKJS), Jamaica">MBJ</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP ...

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passports And Airplaines
Replies: 8
Views: 1924

RE: Passports And Airplaines

In the US, under age must have letter signed by other parent if traveling with only one as Luis stated above. I don't believe it is as restrictive as to flight number, date, etc here though. Of course back in the 70's you could pretty much get a ticket for just about anyone of any age........you cou...

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:28 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?
Replies: 35
Views: 7648

RE: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?

Sure looks like the "bowling shoe" to me though..........see quite a few here...LOL.........imagine that!

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:26 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?
Replies: 35
Views: 7648

RE: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?

Shamrock, Possible NWA DC10............in ur pic <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>, <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> or <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolita...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?
Replies: 35
Views: 7648

RE: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?

quite a few trails here about 10 am til noon and at sunset we usually get the later east to west coast flights. Fun to listen to High altitude stuff.........we do get some europe-wst coast quite a bit, <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> to US points, alot of cargo from <acronym title="Chicago ...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Apr 11, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Is Back!
Replies: 60
Views: 18686

RE: Pan Am Is Back!

We had a Clipper fly in a charter in March for the women's NCAA Frozen Four, guess it was for <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> womens team. <acronym title="Bradford - Regional (BFD / KBFD), USA - Pennsylvania">BFD</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - Internation...

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by ILSApproach
Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: April Safety Card Trade List
Replies: 3
Views: 8517

RE: April Safety Card Trade List

Few extras i have to trade............

Sun Country 738
Champion Air 727
NWA 752
UAL 735
UAL A320
OmniAirIntl 757 and DC10


Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?
Replies: 35
Views: 7648

RE: Anyone Here Contrail Spot?

I do my share of bino spotting contrails.............fun to try to ident!! we get quite a bit of trancon over <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>...and I'm directely under apppraoch path for the 12's here, 2900-...

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine
Replies: 28
Views: 10390

RE: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine

MY guess....................#2 engine..............anyone with me on this?

 footinmouth 

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine
Replies: 28
Views: 10390

RE: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1016240/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1016240/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/4/2/1016240.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200...

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No US Carriers To Iceland?
Replies: 30
Views: 8403

RE: Why No US Carriers To Iceland?

Just thinking that too....... Iceland.................great place to stop for fuel

 relieved 

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine
Replies: 28
Views: 10390

RE: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine

Must be........would have to be NNW of <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> on route to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>. Piece was found in farmers field no injuries. Forgot to add that. Mi...

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by ILSApproach
Wed Apr 05, 2006 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine
Replies: 28
Views: 10390

FedEx DC10 Loses Part Of Engine

Just seen on Fox News FedEx DC10 loses part of engine over Arkansas. Flight was <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>/<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>..........could be <acronym title="Air Ma...

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by ILSApproach
Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PanAm 727 Makes MSP Appearance
Replies: 1
Views: 1941

PanAm 727 Makes MSP Appearance

PanAm Clipper Conn 722 made an appearance @MSP yesterday..........I assume a charter for NCAA Regional here in MPLS. Landed about 1645 yesterday.

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by ILSApproach
Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Japan. Are Those 777 Outdated?
Replies: 32
Views: 12914

RE: United To Japan. Are Those 777 Outdated?

Flown <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> many times within the country.....never had pilot cut-off CH9 on me! Many of these flights have been <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="...

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by ILSApproach
Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic At Chicago
Replies: 43
Views: 3499

RE: Republic At Chicago

Born, raised and still living in <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>...................all I can say is what a GREAT airline! I do so miss her! Anyone agree that without Republic.....NWA wouldn't be where it is ...

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by ILSApproach
Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI and St. Patrick's Day
Replies: 14
Views: 3643

RE: EI And St. Patrick's Day

I'll be wearing my green AerLingus A330 shirt today!!

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Jamaica 767-200?
Replies: 10
Views: 5773

RE: Air Jamaica 767-200?

Probably a mistake................or? Should be still all Airbus. Did you accidentally click on a <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight? They fly 762's to <acronym title="Montego Bay - Donald Sangster (MBJ / MKJS), Jamaica">MBJ</acronym>. I have seen <acronym title="American A...

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by ILSApproach
Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Japan. Are Those 777 Outdated?
Replies: 32
Views: 12914

RE: United To Japan. Are Those 777 Outdated?

Do they offer in flight communications like UA domestic flights?

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by ILSApproach
Tue Nov 29, 2005 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NW Plane Ebay Listing
Replies: 20
Views: 8072

NW Plane Ebay Listing

Sure it's not a 1/400 scale diecast model..............LOL


MIke @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Tue Oct 25, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fallout Over Budweiser Commercial
Replies: 124
Views: 15945

RE: Fallout Over Budweiser Commercial

Taste Great.......................Less Filling!!

I had to....................... box 

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Sat Oct 08, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Since When Did BA Regionals Serve Roswell, NM?
Replies: 14
Views: 4186

RE: Since When Did BA Regionals Serve Roswell, NM?

just think of the fuel stops from the UK..................... crossfingers ........................LOL



Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Sat Oct 08, 2005 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A/C Reposessed In IND?
Replies: 38
Views: 9537

RE: NW A/C Reposessed In IND?

The 757 is a great looking aircraft period..................and one of the most successful I might add, as well as one of the safest ever!! Not fond of NWA............but love their 753's over my house on finals!!!!

Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force 1 Doing MSY Flyover
Replies: 1
Views: 2023

Air Force 1 Doing MSY Flyover

AF1 is making a low level fly-over of New Orleans right now on Fox news Channel.

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by ILSApproach
Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY Now Back Open, Sort Of..
Replies: 68
Views: 8626

RE: MSY Now Back Open, Sort Of..

Let's also not forget another regular A.net poster .........................Tom @<acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym>. He's quite regular here too. Thoughts and prayers to all in the BIG EASY. I've been to <acronym t...

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by ILSApproach
Tue May 24, 2005 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA Today: America West Foolishly Bets The Farm
Replies: 122
Views: 10716

RE: USA Today: America West Foolishly Bets The Farm

And I thought HP had their shit together.................. banghead 



Mike @ MSP

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by ILSApproach
Wed May 04, 2005 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A320s In Orient Livery
Replies: 51
Views: 8820

RE: NW A320s In Orient Livery

I always associated the meatball with PA. Mike @ <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym>.................I think the "Orient" scheme looks great on the 320! Too bad more of...

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by ILSApproach
Tue Apr 12, 2005 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine Part Falls Off NWA DC-10 After Takeoff
Replies: 64
Views: 15726

RE: Engine Part Falls Off NWA DC-10 After Takeoff

It's not an age problem................it's a maintenence problem!!..................Big issue here in the Twin Cities........too much contract <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym>!!! With the loss of 100's if not 1000's of <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym>...

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by ILSApproach
Sat Apr 02, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil Could Spike To $105 A Barrel
Replies: 57
Views: 6181

RE: Oil Could Spike To $105 A Barrel

Oil companies reporting profits in excess of 50% the last two years!!! Also, the US gets it's largest supply of oil from Canada............followed by Mexico, Venezuala, etc, etc,.................Mid-East is way down the list (for now) This subject really pisses me off........................the ric...

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by ILSApproach
Mon Mar 28, 2005 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What North American Airports Can/will Handle A380?
Replies: 22
Views: 17493

RE: What North American Airports Can/will Handle A380?

SFO is ready now.................I really don't see Fedex operating the 380 into <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym>..........I would think the 380's would fly out of <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acron...

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by ILSApproach
Mon Mar 28, 2005 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Is On A Downhill Slide
Replies: 85
Views: 12725

RE: Airbus Is On A Downhill Slide

A vs. B always seems to be an American/Euro thing deep down.................everytime the words A and B show up in the same post you all know that's what it's going to come down to an A vs B war. ( of course all these post start out......"this is not an A vs B post" )  <img src="/discussions/gr...

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