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by BobbyPSP
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future A380 Routes To SFO
Replies: 30
Views: 3431

Re: Future A380 Routes To SFO

All Nippon will run A380s to SFO when they up their order. Hey their 777-300ERs only seat 212, they could use more space for a few more seats. It could happen...! I agree. Probably HND too. While UA has a fantastic SFO-Asia route structure and a domestic hub while HND is well situated to capture a ...

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by BobbyPSP
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 37
Views: 6870

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Time for corporal punishment to be re-instituted in the U.S. & Canada. Such a stunt as this should earn the perpetrator a date with "Mr. Fuji" to be administered some "Singapore Justice!" Wow. Not it a free society. You want caning? Go to Saudi Arabia where you’ll be repress...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 37
Views: 6870

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Could we please bury the constant "Everyone and everything was better in the good ol' days" rambling, please? Um, no. When folks have 30years on you and lived through a different kinda of life, it’s relevant The ironic thing is this low life is most likely the offspring of somebody in you...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 37
Views: 6870

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Could we please bury the constant "Everyone and everything was better in the good ol' days" rambling, please? Um, no. When folks have 30years on you and lived through a different kinda of life, it’s relevant The ironic thing is this low life is most likely the offspring of somebody in you...

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by BobbyPSP
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA
Replies: 37
Views: 6870

Re: Drunk passenger causes diversion after headbutting FA

Are mothers not teaching manners anymore? People use to be much more respectful. Planes are going to be camera’d up for evidence purposes soon enough and should be equipped with a holding area in the belly of the plane. Could we please bury the constant "Everyone and everything was better in t...

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by BobbyPSP
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal
Replies: 52
Views: 8208

Re: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal

Its unfortunate, but when this took place it was a 'distraction from her duties' as it would be in any business. In this particular case, she is "...there for your safety." Obviously tending to personal business on board a plane while on duty and being paid, is dereliction of her responsi...

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by BobbyPSP
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777 produced heading to a Museum
Replies: 84
Views: 13127

Re: First 777 produced heading to a Museum

Nice to see the plane find a new home. After 787 #2 (#1 is in NGO, #3 in Museum of Flight), Pima gets another early-build modern airliner. Anyway, B-HNL was just ferried back to HKG from XMN, so it can fly to TUS tomorrow. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/b-hnl#1de65cac Assuming it will ...

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure
Replies: 133
Views: 22400

Re: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure

English, doc! What FAR and ESD? And are you serious!? Clark is an OBE? That's news to me. I wonder what the statute read. "Valour and competence in creating newer and stronger competitors for British Airways"? Welcome to a.net:. Federal aviation regulation. If an aircraft, avionics, or en...

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather
Replies: 11
Views: 1126

Re: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Ok, but why’s that any business of ours?

GF


Lots of snarky comments from you. Not needed

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather
Replies: 11
Views: 1126

Re: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather

[quote="GalaxyFlyer"]Or, filled in while another 787 had an open MEL cleared or short maintenance done, or flew another route relieving a 767 having mx work done, or, well, the idea is in fleet UA’s size individual planes are pretty fungible. Um. That’s what I said Obviously it’s a spare a...

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 206
Views: 13624

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

I’d rather have a mandated minimum seat pitch first.

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather
Replies: 11
Views: 1126

Re: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather

zeke wrote:
KIX is back up and running.


I know, but that is not the issue. Today is the first day UA resuming service.

My question is what did UA specifically do during the time it was closed and they suspended service

Thanks

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather
Replies: 11
Views: 1126

Spare 788 at United due to route suspended because of weather

Hey guys While UA35/36 SFO-KIX (Osaka)-SFO Is suspended due to fields issues at KIX, has United taken advantage of knowing 1 airframe would be out of service for a defined period? Have they used this time to: move up MX on any other 78X Sub on a different route freeing up a different type a/c to do ...

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by BobbyPSP
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 11356

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

Surprised this thread has not remained popular.

Update on Boeing at CHS???

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19268

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

smokeybandit wrote:
I'm not doubting the story, but it'd take quite some time to take the temperatures of over 100 people


They have instant read ones now.

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by BobbyPSP
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS
Replies: 125
Views: 14729

Re: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS

[twoid][/twoid]

simpv wrote:
Wow, 789 on the SFO-AMS, year round. There must be a ton of demand on that route.


Cargo would be good. Fresh flowers are a big export and get charged by their larger volume not relatively lower weight

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m
Replies: 60
Views: 10910

Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Make a great house after getting another 5yrs out of her. I wonder what is the cost per flight hour.

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL ORD hub in the 80's?
Replies: 31
Views: 3072

Re: DL ORD hub in the 80's?

N649DL wrote:
Not sure but I think Delta had exclusive rights to Florida from ORD in the 1980s. These days they do have a nice profile from ORD as well.


Perhaps but that ended during ‘78 with deregulation

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by BobbyPSP
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rename PHX
Replies: 53
Views: 4440

Re: Rename PHX

When Barry Goldwater died the useless Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimsza wanted to name the entire airport after Barry Goldwater. Needless to say the public didn't like it and wanted to keep Sky Harbor. In Columbus, OH I think they screwed up the name Port Columbus by putting John Glenn on the name. Ditto a...

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by BobbyPSP
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 375
Views: 30643

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Most of the markets are mor east dropped are flying east. Didn’t alaska say they wanted to connect North/South on the West coast? Plus there are 1 flight a Day markets.

Makes sense to add service along west coast. Also SAN is a very large station that has seen a lot of growth

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by BobbyPSP
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet cutting capacity by 6%
Replies: 44
Views: 6573

Re: WestJet cutting capacity by 6%

it always amazes me when people talk about adding services from Calgary like it’s a large city. It’s a significant drop from Vancouver which itself is smaller than Toronto. A jv with delta will not change any of that. There is/was a huge amount of snowbird travel to the southern US. East tends to g...

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by BobbyPSP
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Lane and Hawaii
Replies: 90
Views: 10267

Re: Hurricane Lane and Hawaii

Late edit, peak winds at Lihue are now predicted at about 42mph, About the same at Honolulu. Yesterday the prediction was sixty mph.. :roll: 42mph peak is nothing more than a stiff breeze. Why do all Americans get hysterical over this kind of nonsense and work themselves up into a lather? Even here...

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by BobbyPSP
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA leave JFK?
Replies: 42
Views: 5178

Re: Will AA leave JFK?

Stop with these ridiculous threads. AA is vastly different at JFK than UA was with only 2 destinations.

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by BobbyPSP
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11639

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

Currently NYC and Philadelphia are served by 4 airports: JFK (60mapx / 450k movement) EWR (44mpax / 450k movement) PHL (30mpax / 370k movement) LGA (30mpax / 370k movement) All 4 airports are full capacity in terms of both terminal area and aircraft movement, instead of expand other regional airpor...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic's split upper deck.
Replies: 23
Views: 8779

Re: Virgin Atlantic's split upper deck.

The irony is that the forward, main deck cabin is the noisiest cabin on a 747, but that's where at least part or all of the most premium cabin is on all the 742s and 744s in which I have flown. By forward 'main cabin', you do mean the nose section? If so, this is one of the quietest cabins around E...

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by BobbyPSP
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX- Dash 8 and United 737 incident
Replies: 30
Views: 6916

Re: LAX- Dash 8 and United 737 incident

If you think thats bad, read the comments on the youtube video An activity anyone sound of mind and spirit should avoid. That's what happens when you let a good airline forum devolve into a place for 12 year old kids and people still living in their parents basements to come and circlejerk. Agree. ...

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by BobbyPSP
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11639

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

With your thoughts Heathrow should be closed. Do folks ever think before they come up with a topic? Didn't you read about his thread of making Exeter Airport a mega-hub? http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1397387 Why does people continue to fall into threads this troll create is beyond ...

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by BobbyPSP
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11639

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

With your thoughts Heathrow should be closed. Do folks ever think before they come up with a topic?

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by BobbyPSP
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11639

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

With your thoughts Heathrow should be closed. Do folks ever think before they come up with a topic?

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by BobbyPSP
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia
Replies: 112
Views: 11639

Re: New airport for NYC and Philadelphia

With your thoughts Heathrow should be closed. Do folks ever think before they come up with a topic?

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by BobbyPSP
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 11087

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

Lol .... No

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by BobbyPSP
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest grounding many airplanes.
Replies: 71
Views: 12232

Re: Southwest grounding many airplanes.

The airline in the US we should be concerned about safety wise is not WN, it's not NK, and it isn't even G4, it's F9, AKA Dartboard Airlines. The sooner they cease operations and their executives jailed, the better for the traveling public and wherever poor place on the ground they crash into. Did ...

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by BobbyPSP
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93411

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

First off, you just joined today So? There's nothing wrong with someone who joins this website to share his opinion. and your first post has zero to do with aviation. So? There's nothing wrong with discussing the mental health of the person who piloted this aircraft. It looks to have played a major...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93411

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

How about putting some type of movable barrier around critical areas of an airport that can be controlled by the folks at the tower. You know, like those metal cylinders that shoot out from the ground in some garages. If you had some of those at a runway threshold or in other critical locations a t...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93411

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

New to a registration but have been lurking on the forum for a while. This story really caught my heart. A couple of people mentioned bipolar and I agree with this speculation. His loss of judgement (someone mentioned psychosis - bipolar is not only considered a mood disorder, but also a psychotic ...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 93411

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

New to a registration but have been lurking on the forum for a while. This story really caught my heart. A couple of people mentioned bipolar and I agree with this speculation. His loss of judgement (someone mentioned psychosis - bipolar is not only considered a mood disorder, but also a psychotic ...

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 63
Views: 3608

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

The problem is that psychological evaluations are highly prone to both Type I errors (false positives) and Type II errors (false negatives). The only way to reduce (but not eliminate) those is to make the evaluations very lengthy. At this point you are talking about hundreds or thousands of dollars...

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by BobbyPSP
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest reports 2Q results
Replies: 29
Views: 4380

Re: Southwest reports 2Q results

I believe several years back the only reason the had a net income when everyone bleeding was due to their fuel hedges. It was discussed a lot on here as they tout never an unprofitable quarter. I'm not bashing WN at all. I do fly them and very much enjoy their service

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by BobbyPSP
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7570

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

When do VX crews get on the AS contracts? Huge increase in pay and stability Pilots are currently waiting on the results of arbitration (I think 20-something days before results are expected?) Flight attendants at VX are now represented by AFA Alaska, and AS/VX flight attendants are currently in ne...

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by BobbyPSP
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18
Replies: 49
Views: 7570

Re: All VX flights now AS flights starting 25APR18

When do VX crews get on the AS contracts? Huge increase in pay and stability

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by BobbyPSP
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby: I expect UA will become the world's largest airline
Replies: 96
Views: 16385

Re: Kirby: I expect UA will become the world's largest airline

Sorry if already posted but I didn't see it Currently the FA groups have a single contract but are not yet intergrated. From what I've heard is the software needed to cover the new contract as well as a a PBS/preferential bidding system won't be ready until Q3/2018. For those not aware, only former ...

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by BobbyPSP
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's old DC-8 fleet questions
Replies: 111
Views: 10397

Re: United's old DC-8 fleet questions

Ps.. I can't upload a pic. It's from the 8/70 date, shows nose #s, engine break down model pax numbers. Very interesting for this board.

How do I admit? Sorry for being naive on this. Or pm me your email and I can send them

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by BobbyPSP
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's old DC-8 fleet questions
Replies: 111
Views: 10397

Re: United's old DC-8 fleet questions

Why plethora of exits? Keeping in mind Y was 36" pitch and aligned with the windows?

United operated JFK-SLC/LAS with the 8. There was a daily flight to ORD on a 747 in '79

I bought on eBay years ago a United DC-8 flight operations manual. Dated 8/70. Any questions I can try and look them up

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by BobbyPSP
Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT test running charter flights to China
Replies: 45
Views: 6124

Re: ONT test running charter flights to China

I hear where you guys are coming from, but there is a market. The LA basin including the Ontario area have a very large Asian population. I live in Palm Springs 15 years recently as well as working at PSP. There are a few very large casino/hotels that offer everything for a low/moderate budget. ONT ...

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