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by N867BX
Mon Aug 11, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Long Can A Plane Actually Last?
Replies: 31
Views: 8634

RE: How Long Can A Plane Actually Last?

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by N867BX
Mon Aug 11, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Long Can A Plane Actually Last?
Replies: 31
Views: 8634

RE: How Long Can A Plane Actually Last?

This is sort of like asking how many licks it takes to reach the center of a tootsie pop. The world may never know.

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by N867BX
Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s
Replies: 105
Views: 22012

RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

A group of investors that want to invest in an airline! How cute! I hope they have a better better business plan than just picking a nostalgic name.

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by N867BX
Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Channel 9 - Reasons To Turn Off?
Replies: 88
Views: 23130

RE: United Airlines Channel 9 - Reasons To Turn Off?

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by N867BX
Tue Oct 30, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Praise Of...Frank Lorenzo?!?
Replies: 57
Views: 5831

RE: In Praise Of...Frank Lorenzo?!?

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by N867BX
Thu Oct 11, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA A380?
Replies: 81
Views: 18441

RE: NWA A380?

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by N867BX
Wed Oct 10, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA A380?
Replies: 81
Views: 18441

RE: NWA A380?

Great! I think they will order 2 or 3. Two for <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>-<acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW),...

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by N867BX
Mon Oct 01, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Manila Based F/A's Salary
Replies: 45
Views: 6334

RE: NWA Manila Based F/A's Salary

who's the scumbag that started this thread.

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by N867BX
Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (MSP-ORD)!
Replies: 30
Views: 4489

RE: OAG Snap-Shot From 1-15-85 (MSP-ORD)!

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by N867BX
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Domestic 747 Flights?
Replies: 46
Views: 5841

RE: Domestic 747 Flights?

What about Columbia flight 409 from IAD to LAX.

Is that still around?

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by N867BX
Mon May 28, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lost In An Airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5825

RE: Lost In An Airport

I got lost once at RST. It was pretty scary. I was 5.

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by N867BX
Tue May 22, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Plans For MSP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5551

RE: Future Plans For MSP?

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by N867BX
Tue May 15, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Today
Replies: 21
Views: 2948

RE: DTW Today

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by N867BX
Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757's Into MSP
Replies: 12
Views: 3042

RE: United 757's Into MSP

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by N867BX
Mon Mar 19, 2007 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OO Says Sorry To Pax Who Had To Urinate In Bag
Replies: 38
Views: 11496

RE: OO Says Sorry To Pax Who Had To Urinate In Bag

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by N867BX
Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Pilot Allowed F/A Photo Session In Cockpit
Replies: 53
Views: 18509

RE: JAL Pilot Allowed F/A Photo Session In Cockpit

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by N867BX
Mon Mar 12, 2007 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anyone Tell Me What Aircraft This Is?
Replies: 23
Views: 13280

RE: Can Anyone Tell Me What Aircraft This Is?

Oh, it's a big pretty white plane with red stripes, curtains in the windows and wheels and it just looks like a big Tylenol.

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by N867BX
Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Photo Real?
Replies: 31
Views: 20862

RE: Is This Photo Real?

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by N867BX
Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Pilot Claims Boeing Rigs 747s To Explode
Replies: 164
Views: 27373

RE: Northwest Pilot Claims Boeing Rigs 747s To Explode

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by N867BX
Sun Mar 04, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heavylift C-17?
Replies: 58
Views: 16878

RE: Heavylift C-17?

Sounds like a great idea. Where do I invest? On second thought I think I'll just flush my money down the toilet.

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by N867BX
Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Filthy" Scrapped Jumbos
Replies: 41
Views: 14434

RE: "Filthy" Scrapped Jumbos

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by N867BX
Tue Jan 09, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Gear Door Falling Off...
Replies: 38
Views: 12297

RE: 747 Gear Door Falling Off...

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by N867BX
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Have "Survived" A Major Crash
Replies: 77
Views: 17704

RE: Airlines That Have "Survived" A Major Crash

AA has the number one and number two crashes in the US in terms of number of dead. American was largely to blame in both accidents and they are doing just fine.

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by N867BX
Thu Oct 26, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Refusing Passengers With Certain Stamps On Passport
Replies: 59
Views: 19344

Refusing Passengers With Certain Stamps On Passport

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by N867BX
Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Cockpit Question
Replies: 12
Views: 4357

RE: Airline Cockpit Question

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by N867BX
Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bring Back Eastern Airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 10246

RE: Bring Back Eastern Airlines

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by N867BX
Fri Aug 25, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Removing F/Y Bulkhead?
Replies: 37
Views: 7444

RE: Delta Removing F/Y Bulkhead?

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by N867BX
Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Over-riding Pilots With An Autopilot
Replies: 7
Views: 3836

RE: Over-riding Pilots With An Autopilot

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by N867BX
Tue Aug 22, 2006 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wings Separating And Plane Crashes ( Video )
Replies: 24
Views: 18477

RE: Wings Separating And Plane Crashes ( Video )

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by N867BX
Fri Aug 11, 2006 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Flight 24 Hours Late For Bathroom Stop
Replies: 3
Views: 4951

RE: Thomson Flight 24 Hours Late For Bathroom Stop

What a crappy situation. That would certainly put me in a pissy mood.

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by N867BX
Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did NW Choose The A319 & 320?
Replies: 53
Views: 12281

RE: Why Did NW Choose The A319 & 320?

And the number one reason Northwest choose the A320:

The DC9 was no longer in production.

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by N867BX
Mon Jul 24, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is NWA Safe?, Box Truck I Saw Yesterday
Replies: 38
Views: 10672

RE: Is NWA Safe?, Box Truck I Saw Yesterday

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by N867BX
Tue Jul 11, 2006 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Northwest Liquidates -- Who Gets Asia Routes?
Replies: 74
Views: 10051

RE: If Northwest Liquidates -- Who Gets Asia Routes?

I think the more important question is who gets the DC9's if they liquidate.

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by N867BX
Fri Jul 07, 2006 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest 747 Still In Service?
Replies: 37
Views: 36539

RE: Oldest 747 Still In Service?

Does anyone know who has the oldest 747F? Kallitta perhaps?

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by N867BX
Wed Jul 05, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am- Why Abandon Chicago In 1988?
Replies: 31
Views: 6394

RE: Pan Am- Why Abandon Chicago In 1988?

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by N867BX
Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline For Smokers: Smintair
Replies: 91
Views: 16352

RE: New Airline For Smokers: Smintair

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by N867BX
Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Triple-Decker Aircraft?
Replies: 18
Views: 13019

RE: Triple-Decker Aircraft?

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by N867BX
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Stratocruiser Vs Lockheed Constellation
Replies: 48
Views: 18203

RE: Boeing Stratocruiser Vs Lockheed Constellation

I remember talking to a retired NW employee back in the 80's, he said the joke around NW about the 377 was that it had a break even load factor of about 120%.

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by N867BX
Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Randy B. Comments On 787 Fuse, A380 Hiccups
Replies: 73
Views: 11551

RE: Randy B. Comments On 787 Fuse, A380 Hiccups

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by N867BX
Sun Jun 18, 2006 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Ever Planned Flight
Replies: 70
Views: 9820

RE: Shortest Ever Planned Flight

I flew LAX-SNA once. Can't remember how long the flight was but it was a bit quicker than driving.

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by N867BX
Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Reacts After A380 Delay. Punch For Airbus!
Replies: 111
Views: 17428

RE: SQ Reacts After A380 Delay. Punch For Airbus!

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by N867BX
Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Utilization
Replies: 34
Views: 2561

RE: Memphis Utilization

I would much rather change planes in <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> than have to deal with <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The...

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by N867BX
Sun May 21, 2006 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Pax Should Be Taken Outside And Whipped!
Replies: 36
Views: 8744

RE: Some Pax Should Be Taken Outside And Whipped!

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by N867BX
Wed May 17, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did The MD-11 Cause The Demise Of MDD?
Replies: 27
Views: 11121

RE: Did The MD-11 Cause The Demise Of MDD?

The beginning of the end for Douglas commercial airplanes was the decision to build the DC7 in the 1950's. While Douglas was busy perfecting the piston engine transport, Boeing was taking a risk on the jet age that paid off. History repeated itself in the 1960's when Boeing launched the 747 while Do...

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by N867BX
Wed Apr 19, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Seen Slowing Growth In Face Of Challenges
Replies: 72
Views: 6663

RE: JetBlue Seen Slowing Growth In Face Of Challenges

Little Jetblue, they needed the, um, never mind.

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by N867BX
Mon Apr 17, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737RS - Mullaly Confirms New Engine Requirement
Replies: 76
Views: 12763

RE: 737RS - Mullaly Confirms New Engine Requirement

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by N867BX
Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 Vs DC-8
Replies: 59
Views: 31151

RE: 707 Vs DC-8

The 60 series DC8 was probably better than any 707, however, while Douglas was busy perfecting the DC8, Boeing was busy building the 747. The DC8 was a little too late to be much of a threat to Boeing.

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by N867BX
Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DB Cooper
Replies: 35
Views: 4499

RE: DB Cooper

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by N867BX
Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DB Cooper
Replies: 35
Views: 4499

RE: DB Cooper

If you believe Gary Larson, DB inadvertently landed in Ben and Vera's rottweiler farm.

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by N867BX
Tue Apr 11, 2006 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Will The 747SP Be Around?
Replies: 45
Views: 12715

RE: How Long Will The 747SP Be Around?

I think Boeing should have built a 747SP-SUD, but they never take my advice!

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