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by CRPilot
Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A & B And World Airline Industry V Me
Replies: 4
Views: 2991

RE: A & B And World Airline Industry V Me

Here we go with the subsidy <acronym title="British International Helicopters">BS</acronym> again! Hey Art nice job comparing a multi-billion euro company with your own "small" finances!....I'm a very important person too, why won't they give me an Airforce One too?  <img src="/discussions/grap...

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by CRPilot
Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways: More Frequencies To Costa Rica
Replies: 5
Views: 3793

RE: US Airways: More Frequencies To Costa Rica

Flights to the mother land are real money makers for airlines! Good to see more frequencies to CR.

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 28, 2005 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBD Considers Albuquerque CSeries Assembly Site
Replies: 6
Views: 2160

RE: BBD Considers Albuquerque CSeries Assembly Site

Yeah go to the BBD website, I posted a topic on this before as well and there were some pics...really good looking bird.

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 28, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBD Considers Albuquerque CSeries Assembly Site
Replies: 6
Views: 2160

RE: BBD Considers Albuquerque CSeries Assembly Site

Can't wait to see if the gamble will pay off for BBD. The CSeries is in direct competition to A and B's 318/19 and 736/737, so we shall see. I trust BBD has done their homework.

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 28, 2005 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Turns A Profit, Beats Expectations!
Replies: 32
Views: 3971

RE: JetBlue Turns A Profit, Beats Expectations!

I gotta say, <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> are definitely the future of domestic aviation. I am so impress at how they continue to prove the success in their formula. Bottoms up for Neeleman.  <img border=0 src="/d...

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 27, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-900
Replies: 21
Views: 3580

RE: CRJ-900

As much I like the 900, I think part of the problem is that is underpowered, and range would be a byproduct of it at 1798nm. Also the biggest issue as mentioned above is the pilot contract clauses at the majors. At XJT you can't even exceed 59 seats at this time. So, you get the picture. Great littl...

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 27, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Airline Of The Year..MESA
Replies: 17
Views: 4094

RE: Regional Airline Of The Year..MESA

They have made some improvements, and I'm a bit biased because I have friends that work there and I like the variety of equipment they fly; but I don't know if I would go as far as naming them Regional Airline Of the Year. From what my buddies tell me, they still need quite a bit of improvement in t...

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 27, 2005 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 772LR To Roll Out Feb15!
Replies: 104
Views: 12202

RE: 772LR To Roll Out Feb15!

I like it. I particularly like it's range capability. All the best to Boeing, the 777 has been a good performer for them.

Any major changes to cockpit layout?

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 25, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Planes In New Colours
Replies: 18
Views: 9320

RE: Airbus Planes In New Colours

Absolutely awesome! Really sharp in the new scheme. Thank you for posting the pics.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL: Exiting Or Staying In Bankruptcy
Replies: 4
Views: 2397

RE: UAL: Exiting Or Staying In Bankruptcy

"Like my Grandma says, Sh*t or get off the pot!!!!" I gotta meet your grandmother, I like that  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Anyways, they will pull out. They won't come out smelling like roses, but when it's all said and done, they'll be a better airlin...

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Ad: Clear Skies Ahead
Replies: 9
Views: 3229

RE: US Airways Ad: Clear Skies Ahead

I guess they're pursuing the HP model? Well, best of luck to US and their employees.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Star Alliance Scheme
Replies: 5
Views: 4486

RE: Best Star Alliance Scheme

I think you're right Erj, the UA is pretty sweet.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Morgue On The A-380? Really?
Replies: 45
Views: 16809

RE: Morgue On The A-380? Really?

Slow down fellows, last time I read something on this topic, I read that in the States, you cannot declare someone dead on board, unless there is a physician on the flight. Most airlines have a corporate policy (again in the states, don't know about the rest of the world!) that you have to wait 'til...

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 21, 2005 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Unveils A380/Boeing Updates Its "Hupmobile"
Replies: 27
Views: 12061

RE: Airbus Unveils A380/Boeing Updates Its "Hupmobile"

"Commonality is overrated" Really? I guess Bethune, Neeleman, and Herb were all wrong! "There clearly isn't room for two VLA. The A380 doesn't compete with the 747-400" May I suggest you visit <www.boeing.com> and look at the backlog for the 747, since you insist in comparing apples to oranges. The ...

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 21, 2005 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Targeting Over 100 A380-800/900s
Replies: 45
Views: 9826

RE: EK Targeting Over 100 A380-800/900s

"Emirates is looking for ways to drive seat-mile costs way way down bringing in migrant workers from Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent to the Gulf region. Its a huge business, one that the 773A has done very well for them on and I expect the 744D would have as well. The potential of this ma...

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 21, 2005 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Targeting Over 100 A380-800/900s
Replies: 45
Views: 9826

RE: EK Targeting Over 100 A380-800/900s

"However, the biggest danger is that other airlines and countries in the region will get the same idea"

I agree, but who in their market has the ability to compete at this level?

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 21, 2005 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Targeting Over 100 A380-800/900s
Replies: 45
Views: 9826

RE: EK Targeting Over 100 A380-800/900s

This is, to say the least very impressive, even more that EK has the cash sheet to secure financing and execute the order. We shall see.

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 20, 2005 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 May Push Boeing Past Airbus In 5 Years
Replies: 60
Views: 12190

RE: 7E7 May Push Boeing Past Airbus In 5 Years

Drinking the Koolaid.....it taste good to some folks here, it helps them sleep at night.


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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 19, 2005 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Flight Deck Picture
Replies: 35
Views: 17044

RE: A380 Flight Deck Picture

I know this is just a mock up, but it's so awesome! Look at the FMS...those look like full size keyboards.

A320319318

I agree with you...easy sell for A340 operators, the cockpit is not that different.

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 19, 2005 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Backgrounds
Replies: 8
Views: 4032

RE: A380 Backgrounds

Yeah, please! If anyone has anymore pics, please post them up.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 18, 2005 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Rolls Out Today...and Is My Birthday! UAU!
Replies: 5
Views: 13967

RE: A380 Rolls Out Today...and Is My Birthday! UAU!

Happy birthday! It should be easy to remember for a lot of people based on the History associated with today, MLK day in the States and of course the most important moment in aviation history so far in the 21st century.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 18, 2005 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do Pilots Do During Long Hauls?
Replies: 58
Views: 14139

What Do Pilots Do During Long Hauls?

Taxes, balance checkbook, read the paper, read a magazine, naps, talk about contract, monitor instruments, heck I even knew a guy early thirties that took his laptop and did all the above on it.

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Mon Jan 17, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Rollout Preview - Slideshow & Big Photo
Replies: 47
Views: 19837

RE: A380 Rollout Preview - Slideshow & Big Photo

I got the email too...I can't wait to see the ceremony. Although as mentioned above, I'll have to settle for a rebroadcast.

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 14, 2005 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Arrested for operating under the influence
Replies: 57
Views: 9998

Pilot Arrested for operating under the influence

Ya'll know that the 747 captain from <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> got his wings back and his job back. Granted he pay his dues and I understand that he heads the anti alcohol/drug abuse program. He also had to write a huge petition to the judge for a pardon. But this is not...

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 14, 2005 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Arrested for operating under the influence
Replies: 57
Views: 9998

Pilot Arrested for operating under the influence

Maaan, this is very bad PR for companies. The jokes are still going around about the guys from AmericaWest.

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dense Fog In BOS Today
Replies: 16
Views: 3293

RE: Dense Fog In BOS Today

Capri,

Let me know if you're in Houston today Big grin

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 14, 2005 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dense Fog In BOS Today
Replies: 16
Views: 3293

RE: Dense Fog In BOS Today

They are only taking CATIII at this time.

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by CRPilot
Fri Jan 14, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Gift Cards?
Replies: 9
Views: 2406

RE: America West Gift Cards?

One of the best marketing tools I've ever seen! Doesn't get anymore convenient than that. "here Bobby go to Vegas on me". Seriously...ingenious.

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idiots- Pointing Lasers At Aircrafts
Replies: 11
Views: 1860

RE: Idiots- Pointing Lasers At Aircrafts

Redngold

I don't normally support a violent course of action, but I so agree with you. This people have no perception of the horrible realities that an accident would cause. Like Aerofan said, all you would hear is "I'm sorry"[email protected]$$holes.

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idiots- Pointing Lasers At Aircrafts
Replies: 11
Views: 1860

RE: Idiots- Pointing Lasers At Aircrafts

I was thinking that maybe all of us in the aviation industry should check the streets near the approach areas on our way to work, and definitely open a can of you know what if we see something. Our industry is very frail right now in the States, we don't need this @$$holes doing this.  <img src...

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 And MD-11: Pre First Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 5251

RE: A380 And MD-11: Pre First Flight

I was wondering when my favorite Boeing Cheerleader was going to show up.
How's it going Concord?

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America And U.S. Airways
Replies: 6
Views: 4657

RE: Virgin America And U.S. Airways

I agree with Rose, why buy the airline, when you can get the assets much cheaper at the garage sell.

By the way, cool livery!

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 And MD-11: Pre First Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 5251

RE: A380 And MD-11: Pre First Flight

I apologize, I thought you were comparing the two based on performance shortcomings, and I wanted to point out that the CEO for Airbus announced that all performance expectations on the A380 will be met.

Cheers.

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After The A380. Then What?
Replies: 25
Views: 5602

RE: After The A380. Then What?

Don't hold your breath Capri. Unfortunately supersonics are not coming back for a while.

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After The A380. Then What?
Replies: 25
Views: 5602

RE: After The A380. Then What?

The 7E7 and the A350, and any derivatives there after. Welcome to the digital age, where as you mentioned every moment gets scrutinized!

Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 And MD-11: Pre First Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 5251

RE: A380 And MD-11: Pre First Flight

Here is a link to a current thread in the forum that addresses the performance of the A380: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1903520/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1903520/</a> Hope it helps. Cheers CRP

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by CRPilot
Thu Jan 13, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Says A380 No Match For 747 In Orders
Replies: 89
Views: 18393

RE: Boeing Says A380 No Match For 747 In Orders

Jacobin777 This is definitely an "A vs B" starter. The statement as mentioned above is very irrelevant, as they're comparing apples to oranges. The only thing this thread is going to do is bring out the diehards. Wait until the B cheerleaders get a hold of this...ya'll know who I'm talking about!!!!

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?
Replies: 103
Views: 15920

RE: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?

"...all you managed to bandy was simple increase in scale." Wrong...the 777 was a revolution in thrust to weight ratio (engines), not in wing design. Obviously you're unaware that the wing for the A380 is a completely different design, tailored to maximize the lift factor on the heaviest passenger a...

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?
Replies: 103
Views: 15920

RE: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?

"in what way?" <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> Concorde here it is plain and simple. Despite the fact that I think you're smart enough to realize it, I'll indulge your comment: Lift, Weight, Thrust, and Drag. The four active forces on any aircraft in flight. Weight counters Lift, Dr...

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?
Replies: 103
Views: 15920

RE: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?

"...because there aren't any, perhaps?"

According to the books the Antonov falls in that category.

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?
Replies: 103
Views: 15920

RE: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?

"I wouldn't call the A380 revolutionary, it's evolutionary. Bigger, that's all." It's aerodynamic revolutionary, leaps and bounds from the existing VLA's. If you can't see that, I'd suggest talking to an engineer, or perhaps taking a class in the subject. Cheers <acronym title="Corpus Christi - Inte...

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TA Orders More A320 And New A321
Replies: 7
Views: 3755

RE: TA Orders More A320 And New A321

Excellent news for TA. I'd always hope that TA would get bigger equipment, but I'll settle for the A321. It will do well with their route structure.


Cheers

CRP

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Completes 1st 7E7 Composite Section
Replies: 82
Views: 10568

RE: Boeing Completes 1st 7E7 Composite Section

Thanks for the info JMV. I look forward to seeing the other sections.

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by CRPilot
Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?
Replies: 103
Views: 15920

RE: Why Do People Expect The A380 To Fail?

CHRISBA777ER:

unfortunately some people can only see things in the A or B dimension. It's a foolish train of thought in which people want a product to fail just because their manufacturer of choice did not make that particular aircraft.

Cheers
CRP

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 11, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will It Be Good For The Industry?
Replies: 6
Views: 4614

RE: Will It Be Good For The Industry?

Two words for you OVER CAPACITY!!!! As much as I do not want folks loosing their jobs, if "one" the majors goes under, is going to help "others" that are struggling tremendously. Particularly in the international markets, where most majors are diverting all their efforts to. I think we can safely sa...

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 11, 2005 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Orders 10 A380s
Replies: 96
Views: 15490

RE: UPS Orders 10 A380s

The other thread got deleted, so I'll ask my question again:

With UPS coming onboard with the A380, how many more airports are going to be reconfigured here in the States?

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 11, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do Boeing Rank & File Think Of The A380?
Replies: 42
Views: 9333

RE: What Do Boeing Rank & File Think Of The A380?

I can only imagine that an objective engineer will be impress by the leap forward in engineering and aerodynamics that the A380 makes. Again, I think industry professionals know how to see things objectively as opposed to just in the A or B dimension.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 11, 2005 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MX: Best In Mexico And Latin America
Replies: 18
Views: 4851

RE: MX: Best In Mexico And Latin America

Congratulations to MX.

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When US Stops Ops, What Exactly Happens?
Replies: 45
Views: 7532

RE: When US Stops Ops, What Exactly Happens?

I'm actually curious as to what happens to all the USEX carriers, after the US garage sale!!!!!

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by CRPilot
Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Longest Flight On A Regional Aircraft
Replies: 35
Views: 8576

RE: Your Longest Flight On A Regional Aircraft

XJT

ERJ145XR IAH to BOI.

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