Search found 2011 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 41
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Source for reliable airline fleets data
Replies: 17
Views: 1576

Re: Source for reliable airline fleets data

Thank you so much RobK. I appreciate your help. This site looks awesome. However, I wonder if it is accurate enough for academic purposes. I will need to dig in and see if it is good enough. An225 In my opinion it's the best you'll find for what you require and I say that as someone is fussy about ...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

Skywest flew 3 Delta Connection CRJ900's into SBN most likely returning to short term storage.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am coming back ... yet again..
Replies: 96
Views: 16100

Re: Pan Am coming back ... yet again..

OMG, Will you just stop all of this. Hey why don't we pool our money and start up some of the old US regional airlines, North Central, Ozark, Air West. etc. We already have Southern, and Frontier How about PSA, Western, Air California....Anyone?? I all for bringing back " Herman the Duck"...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers
Replies: 77
Views: 8502

Re: WN Kelly seems to think change fee elimination won't help the legacy carriers

I live closer to DFW than DAL but tend to use WN more for Intra-Texas Trips and Trips to MDW. WIth the Quarantine etc. for Chicago MDW trips are out of the question for the forseable future. I also use WN when I have to check bags.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 41999

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

This is completely out of the blue, but does anyone know any details on the former Allegiant MDs that were stored at BHM in Nov-Dec 2018? Was the plan to scrap them at BHM, and is that what will be their ultimate fate? At the moment, they're just parked off to the side, as Stewart very clearly has ...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

jetwet1 wrote:
freakyrat wrote:

I have a hunch that the Perris Jet may be getting prepared for a special event next year but I will believe it when it happens.


Nov 24th have anything to do with it ?


Nope Possibly Next Summer.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

Being a skydiver I have an idea why it is preparing to return but I'll wait till it happens as the Covid19 thing has this pretty fluid right now. I’m sure the biggest risk of falling to earth at 120mph is spreading a disease. Even relative work shouldn’t be a problem. Everyone has to wear a mask ti...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

With the expiration of the CARES Package in October UA is cutting flights at SBN-ORD . On Monday and Friday they will offer 4 flights, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 2 flights, Thursday and Sunday 3 flights. UA just changed the off-peak day schedule of flights. SBN traffic is recovering. AA and G4...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

With the expiration of the CARES Package in October UA is cutting flights at SBN-ORD . On Monday and Friday they will offer 4 flights, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 2 flights, Thursday and Sunday 3 flights.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

Someone talked about a DB Cooper Package. When we jumped the 727 at Quincy we applied for and were issued DB Cooper Certificates of the jump with a DB Cooper Number. I have #327.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

I thought I had read this title wrong but clicking in did not disappoint. First I was like - what exit do they jump out of without hitting the wings or rear engines......then I watched the video and yes for the rear air stairs. They should sell a DB Cooper package where you can jump with a bag of f...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

Being a skydiver I have an idea why it is preparing to return but I'll wait till it happens as the Covid19 thing has this pretty fluid right now. I’m sure the biggest risk of falling to earth at 120mph is spreading a disease. Even relative work shouldn’t be a problem. I have a hunch they may be pre...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG 9/8/2020:OH THE HUMANITY;AA+DAB-DFW/PHL;AM Cuts;DL+LAXSAL,Suspends PVG?;NK Exits IAG/PBG/GSO?;UA Suspends ITH/MHT
Replies: 53
Views: 8829

Re: OAG 9/8/2020:OH THE HUMANITY;AA+DAB-DFW/PHL;AM Cuts;DL+LAXSAL,Suspends PVG?;NK Exits IAG/PBG/GSO?;UA Suspends ITH/MH

UA SBN-ORD OCT 10>3[10] Here is the deal for UA in October at SBN: Monday and Friday 4 flights, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 2 flights, Thursday and Sunday 3 flights.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!
Replies: 26
Views: 6223

Re: Skydive Perris DC-9-20 Preparing for Return!

Being a skydiver I have an idea why it is preparing to return but I'll wait till it happens as the Covid19 thing has this pretty fluid right now.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

SBN has received a 13.5 million dollar infrastructure grant from the FAA. This grant will be used to rebuild the main taxiway, Taxiway Bravo which is on the South side of RWY 9R/27L and leads out of the main terminal ramp. This is Phase One of a Three Phase project which would include a ramp rebuild...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

UA, DL, and AA are in Mid November planning to operate a full SBN schedule of all flights for the holidays. For UA that means 10 daily flights to ORD, For DL that means 4 daily flights to ATL, 5 daily flights to DTW and 2 daily flights to MSP. AA is planning 2 daily flights to DFW and 2 daily to CLT...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

Delta in SBN is only down 1 daily flight each from Pre-Covid to the present schedules in both the ATL and DTW markets. The original plan pre-Covid was to combine the two morning ATL CRJ flights to a mainline aircraft. Presently they dropped the 8 am flight and moved the 6:15 AM flight to 7:30 AM. I ...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 998
Views: 176072

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Looking at FlightAware I noticed PSA is flying CR9’s through DFW. When did this start? The only destinations so far looked like LEX and DAY. Assuming this is start of phasing out Mesa? They've been doing it in small quantities for quite a while. I flew on a PSA CR9 in early spring both directions D...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

11 of the OO CRJ900's that were parked at SBN and leased from Delta, the Ex Comair and Ex Pinnacle birds are being transfered to Endeavor. In other news Delta is restoring SBN-MSP flights in November. SBN-ATL flights will remain at 3 daily and SBN-DTW flights at 4 daily for the time being. Is DL al...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

11 of the OO CRJ900's that were parked at SBN and leased from Delta, the Ex Comair and Ex Pinnacle birds are being transfered to Endeavor.

In other news Delta is restoring SBN-MSP flights in November. SBN-ATL flights will remain at 3 daily and SBN-DTW flights at 4 daily for the time being.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 68
Views: 11074

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

n7371f wrote:
455, 457 also in ROW coming out of DL colors.

OO leases 11 RJ9's from DAL included ex-Pinnacle and ex-Comair birds. Those would be the ones to transfer out to Endeavor.
.


Those 11 CRJ9's flew to Endeavor's home base MSP from SBN.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 68
Views: 11074

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

SBN is down to just 1 Skywest CRJ900 parked N806SK. They are also flying a Delta Connection CRJ200 that just got in from DTW N432SW a CRJ200 to ROW tomorrow morning to go into storage or be scrapped. I thought 806 was slated for Air Canada? And yes there seem to be more 200’s getting UA paint.. -90...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October

It's been about a year since I was up there. I know Corporate Wings got the initial contract from American. AA has been there for 3 years now. UGE got the American Airlines contract in SBN I believe late 2019, was fairly recent. UGE has been ground handling in SBN for United at least 2017. However ...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 68
Views: 11074

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

It’s going to ROW to be painted in United Express colors. That’s just one of a few headed there for that reason. Ok. Thank You. It must be part of the bunch of 200's that were leaving the Delta Connection fleet. The first of the OO 200's that were parked were the Delta owned ones, so they're not go...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

The last Skywest Delta Connection CRJ900 stored at SBN N806SK is slated for Air Canada. Most likely it will go to ROW for Repainting. Some of the Delta Connection Skywest CRJ200's are being transferred to fly for United Express and are going to ROW for Repainting. One flew into SBN from DTW for Delt...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 68
Views: 11074

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

SBN is down to just 1 Skywest CRJ900 parked N806SK. They are also flying a Delta Connection CRJ200 that just got in from DTW N432SW a CRJ200 to ROW tomorrow morning to go into storage or be scrapped. I thought 806 was slated for Air Canada? And yes there seem to be more 200’s getting UA paint.. Cou...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 68
Views: 11074

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

SBN is down to just 1 Skywest CRJ900 parked N806SK. They are also flying a Delta Connection CRJ200 that just got in from DTW N432SW a CRJ200 to ROW tomorrow morning to go into storage or be scrapped. It’s going to ROW to be painted in United Express colors. That’s just one of a few headed there for...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October

At SBN all AA flights are worked by Corporate Wings for both the counter and below wing. I'm not positive but the DL and UA flights are worked by the former DGS with the UA counter worked by ZW and DL counter by DL. UGE (United Ground Express) ground handles for United and American in South Bend. A...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 68
Views: 11074

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

SBN is down to just 1 Skywest CRJ900 parked N806SK. They are also flying a Delta Connection CRJ200 that just got in from DTW N432SW a CRJ200 to ROW tomorrow morning to go into storage or be scrapped.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October

At SBN all AA flights are worked by Corporate Wings for both the counter and below wing. I'm not positive but the DL and UA flights are worked by the former DGS with the UA counter worked by ZW and DL counter by DL. No mainline DL employees at SBN. NW had employees there prior to filing BK... I do ...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October

[quote="FlyingElvii"][quote="AVLAirlineFreq"]A few of these markets were likely going to be in jeopardy in the future anyway as 50-seaters disappeared from the fleet, but these are obviously different circumstances.[/quote The only reason the 50-seaters Pe-Covid were being used b...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: Confirmed AA service suspensions

The Chicago quarantine rules explicitly exclude those who leave the City immediately after arriving at a Chicago airport. I didn't know this as I cancelled a LAS trip from MDW that was for next month because I was coming from TX and going to Indiana then flying to LAS a few days later from MDW and ...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: Confirmed AA service suspensions

Much closer for those north of Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, but most people in South/South-West MI and St. Joseph are gonna be much closer to SBN. I checked Load Factors for American in SBN for a normally busy Friday and even with this Pandemic they are fairly decent on the morning flights. and OK for t...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: Confirmed AA service suspensions

AZO passengers can also use SBN as we have AA twice daily service to DFW and CLT. Or GRR which is much closer and pretty well served at this point. I think AZO enplanements have suffered a lot due to the explosive growth at GRR. Especially by the LCCs. Much closer for those north of Kalamazoo/Battl...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

Sure its Friday but I just checked American's Load Factors for tomorrow's flights out of SBN. Even with this Covid thing, DFW's morning flight has 5 FC and 51 Economy seats booked on a 65 seat CRJ700. Afternoon flight has 4 FC booked and 28 Economy booked, not great but with Covid still here not bad...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

AA released their October schedule temporarily susoending service to 15 small/medium sized markets. All airports in Indiana are retaining their full AA service. Kalamazoo/Battle Creek has lost their AA service, so we might see a slight uptick through SBN for those on the south/south west side of Mi...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

AA released their October schedule temporarily susoending service to 15 small/medium sized markets. All airports in Indiana are retaining their full AA service. Kalamazoo/Battle Creek has lost their AA service, so we might see a slight uptick through SBN for those on the south/south west side of Mi...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: Confirmed AA service suspensions

AZO passengers can also use SBN as we have AA twice daily service to DFW and CLT. Or GRR which is much closer and pretty well served at this point. I think AZO enplanements have suffered a lot due to the explosive growth at GRR. Especially by the LCCs. AZO’s bread and butter was never leisure trave...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: Confirmed AA service suspensions

AZO passengers can also use SBN as we have AA twice daily service to DFW and CLT. Or GRR which is much closer and pretty well served at this point. I think AZO enplanements have suffered a lot due to the explosive growth at GRR. Especially by the LCCs. Much closer for those north of Kalamazoo/Battl...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

AA released their October schedule temporarily susoending service to 15 small/medium sized markets. All airports in Indiana are retaining their full AA service.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: Confirmed AA service suspensions

klm617 wrote:
As I predicted that AZO would be the only station in Michigan losing service.


AZO passengers can also use SBN as we have AA twice daily service to DFW and CLT.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest/OO Q2 Earnings Due Out Thursday 7/30
Replies: 47
Views: 6580

Re: Skywest/OO Q2 Earnings Due Out Thursday 7/30

SKW4611 (N548CA) CRJ900 leaving SBN tonight for DTW for reintroduction into Delta Connection revenue service. This leaves only 1 CRJ900 N806SK parked at SBN. At one time there were some 23-30 Skywest jets parked at SBN.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 186
Views: 13804

Re: Indiana State Aviation Thread - 2020

SKW4611 a Delta Connection CRJ900 (N548CA) will be leaving SBN tonight for DTW for reintroduction into revenue service. This leaves only 1 CRJ900, N806SK still stored at SBN.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of Tecnam P2012 Traveller?
Replies: 72
Views: 14605

Re: Status of Tecnam P2012 Traveller?

Citing an internal Cape Air memo, this report claims the carrier has temporarily grounded its P2012 fleet due to an elevator trim issue. https://paxex.aero/2020/08/cape-air-grounds-tecnam-p2012-fleet/ In this age since the problems with the 737 MAX I guess the FAA want's to make sure that the Tecna...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane flies under Mackinac Bridge
Replies: 58
Views: 12958

Re: Plane flies under Mackinac Bridge

When I was stationed at Craig AFB, AL in the 70's there was a T38 pilot that flew low down the river and under the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Purpose built missionary aircraft
Replies: 26
Views: 7082

Re: Purpose built missionary aircraft

Guess you were thinking of the AAC44 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AAC_Angel Good find. That pusher config seems ill suited for rough airstrips though, without any guard on the landing gear preventing FO(D) to damage the propellers. Getting back to the topic, what specifically would make a plane pu...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Purpose built missionary aircraft
Replies: 26
Views: 7082

Re: Purpose built missionary aircraft

Guess you were thinking of the AAC44 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AAC_Angel Good find. That pusher config seems ill suited for rough airstrips though, without any guard on the landing gear preventing FO(D) to damage the propellers. Getting back to the topic, what specifically would make a plane pu...

Jump to post
by freakyrat
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: AA Goes Forward with Suspending Service to 15 Small Airports in October
Replies: 315
Views: 48493

Re: REPORT: American to drop routes to "two dozen" small/medium sized cities with no new aid

Out of LAX yes, but AA just doubled down on MFR, EUG, and RDM from PHX. Essentially, the flight was moved from LAX. These Oregon routes are quite well yielding so likely not stations that would be cut. This overall is likely much ado about nothing and is likely an employee that hopes the article wi...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 41