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by ac888yow
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 674252

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

. We need a timelone and there needs to be consequences if that timeline isn't adhered to. FAA and EASA are doing a brilliant job respecting confidences, with the exception of one Canadian. I can't let this comment stand. The Canadian didn't leak anything, he was communicating "internally"...

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by ac888yow
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 731187

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Im just gonna copy this since its so true. The FAA is a gold standard for aviation safety because they act on facts, not public opinion. They issued the type certificate for this aircraft and have an obligation to investigate thoroughly, because as the issuer of the TC, their decision impacts every...

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by ac888yow
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian ATC send pizza to US controllers in show of solidarity
Replies: 55
Views: 8503

Re: Canadian ATC send pizza to US controllers in show of solidarity

Ottawa (YOW) ATC hooked up their brethren in Washington (IAD).

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by ac888yow
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for MIA (route wise)?
Replies: 46
Views: 3623

Re: What's next for MIA (route wise)?

There was a time when MIA-YOW was supposedly on AA/Eagle's radar. Not sure if there's any current traction on that.

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by ac888yow
Fri May 18, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Little Things That Bother You A Lot
Replies: 127
Views: 3975

Re: Little Things That Bother You A Lot

1) When watching a hockey game on TV and I see people in the stands standing up during play to watch the play. I don't mean like for a second or two after a close call or something. I mean for 20-30s at a time or more ... this makes me go insane. This phenomenon seems prevalent in US arenas. If I we...

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by ac888yow
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Expands Seasonal MLB Services
Replies: 38
Views: 3925

Re: Porter Expands Seasonal MLB Services

I don't see the fuss about flying ~3 hrs in a Q400. Comfy plane, especially when coupled with Porter' s nice service.

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by ac888yow
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTC to buy Rockwell Collins for $30bn
Replies: 12
Views: 2413

Re: UTC to buy Rockwell Collins for $30bn

This is massive news. When I worked at an aircraft OEM one of my Directors somewhat jokingly predicted that some day the aircraft makers as we know them could be "demoted" to a supplier role, hired by massive conglomerates (like UTC) to supply little more than a fuselage and wings while bu...

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by ac888yow
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of LCC Subsidiary Joon
Replies: 159
Views: 19973

Re: AF Pilots Approve the Creation of Boost

Astonishingly bad name and rationale for the name. I'm offended that people made money, a lot of money probably, coming up with this.

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by ac888yow
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair pax forgets to print his boarding card, has to pay 50€ and starts ranting the gate agent (and filming)
Replies: 60
Views: 10190

Re: Ryanair pax forgets to print his boarding card, has to pay 50€ and starts ranting the gate agent (and filming)

This person is a horrible human being.

EUR50 to print a boarding pass is outstandingly stupid as policy and serves little more than to inflame, subjecting front line staff like Sabrina to appalling existences like this scumbag.

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by ac888yow
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future LH Expansion
Replies: 77
Views: 17147

Re: Future LH Expansion

I'd like LH to take over YOW-FRA from AC and restore it to year-round. The trouble is that the smallest plane available for the job is the 333, which may be a touch large, plus the 4-class cabin config isn't really appropriate for this market.

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by ac888yow
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA fines UA for failure to inspect 787 maintenance
Replies: 41
Views: 7892

Re: FAA fines UA for failure to inspect 787 maintenance

If the inspection was not accomplished it was not airworthy. If the paperwork was not done it was not airworthy. These are the only statements that truly matter in relation to this story. People often shrug off "paperwork" as if it's a minor detail, but a lack of auditable evidence is as ...

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by ac888yow
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maui Must Do Ideas?
Replies: 22
Views: 1311

Re: Maui Must Do Ideas?

I'd recommend a luau called Feast at Lele.

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by ac888yow
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Avionic Certification Engineer Looking For More Exposure
Replies: 2
Views: 1056

Re: Avionic Certification Engineer Looking For More Exposure

What country are you in? Is your employer an accredited/authorized design organization? In Canada, these are DAOs. If so, are you an authorized person within it? In Canada, such people are referred to as Ministerial Delegates. If not, are you an authorized person, period? In Canada, such people are ...

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by ac888yow
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery
Replies: 588
Views: 88083

Re: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery

Boring.

USAirALB wrote:
It says "our brand new livery evokes the natural beauty and striking landscapes of our great nation..."

Marketing garbage.

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by ac888yow
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF launches eight new seasonal flights from CDG, NCE, TLS and BOD
Replies: 8
Views: 3172

Re: AF launches eight new seasonal flights from CDG, NCE, TLS and BOD

runway23 wrote:
I might be imagining things, but didn't NCE-ATH/TLV and TLS-MLA already exist in a very recent past ?
I flew NCE-ATH nonstop with AF in summer 2015.

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by ac888yow
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reported shooting at FLL
Replies: 198
Views: 19351

Re: Reported shooting at FLL

TS570 Toronto (YYZ) Air Transat B738 C-GTQC Landed 12:48 WS1282 Ottawa (YOW) WestJet B737 C-GWBN Landed 12:20 AC1622 Toronto (YYZ) Air Canada Rouge A319 C-GARJ Landed 13:14 AC1602 Montreal (YUL) Air Canada Rouge B763 C-FIYE Landed 12:57 If this is a T2 incident then it should exclude TS/WS from thi...

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by ac888yow
Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why only AC at YOW to Europe?
Replies: 41
Views: 5656

Re: Why only AC at YOW to Europe?

YOW has the services it does because the local market uses them, and almost always pays a premium for the privilege. "Luck" has nothing to do with it. Airlines are not charities. AC/etc. should thank the local market, not the opposite.

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by ac888yow
Wed Jul 20, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter may operate CSeries out of other airports
Replies: 20
Views: 3412

Re: Porter may operate CSeries out of other airports

Just to be clear, I'm not suggesting what Porter should or shouldn't do. I'm suggesting what the YOW OMCIAA should do, IF Porter is sniffing around for a (new/another) home for those C Series. What do we know? - PD's operation is mainly based at YTZ, operating short distance routes using Q400. - PD ...

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by ac888yow
Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter may operate CSeries out of other airports
Replies: 20
Views: 3412

Re: Porter may operate CSeries out of other airports

My feeling on this is that the Ottawa OMCIAA should pursue this with vigor. Porter already has a decent operation here, but it seems that an opportunity exists to set up a little "hub-ette". Do whatever it takes to make it happen. This makes sense, as it was always my opinion that YOW was...

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by ac888yow
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter may operate CSeries out of other airports
Replies: 20
Views: 3412

Re: Porter may operate CSeries out of other airports

My feeling on this is that the Ottawa OMCIAA should pursue this with vigor. Porter already has a decent operation here, but it seems that an opportunity exists to set up a little "hub-ette". Do whatever it takes to make it happen.

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by ac888yow
Sat Mar 19, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Glitch" In Trusted Traveler Program?
Replies: 7
Views: 4883

RE: "Glitch" In Trusted Traveler Program?

Thanks for the responses. I had no idea that <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> handed out pre-check in this manner. I guess my software background is rearing it's head here; I though maybe there was some association being formed with the last name, or something l...

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by ac888yow
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Glitch" In Trusted Traveler Program?
Replies: 7
Views: 4883

"Glitch" In Trusted Traveler Program?

I am a member of the Nexus Trusted Traveler Program, which lets me use Global Entry kiosks when entering the USA, Nexus kiosks when entering Canada, and also gives me access to <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> Precheck security lanes at airports in the USA. I ha...

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by ac888yow
Fri Dec 18, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transport Canada Certifies CS100 Jet
Replies: 89
Views: 18582

RE: Transport Canada Certifies CS100 Jet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dash9" class="quote" target="_blank">dash9</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>It is not automatic but typically it only requ...

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by ac888yow
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transport Canada Certifies CS100 Jet
Replies: 89
Views: 18582

RE: Transport Canada Certifies CS100 Jet

It could be interesting to examine the TCDS when published.

[Edited 2015-12-17 18:26:08]

[Edited 2015-12-17 18:26:28]

[Edited 2015-12-17 18:27:37]

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by ac888yow
Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Airways (Ice Pilots NWT Licence Suspended
Replies: 37
Views: 17549

RE: Buffalo Airways (Ice Pilots NWT Licence Suspended

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L-188" class="quote" target="_blank">L-188</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Wanna bet? </i></font></td></tr></table> Yes. ...

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by ac888yow
Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Airways (Ice Pilots NWT Licence Suspended
Replies: 37
Views: 17549

RE: Buffalo Airways (Ice Pilots NWT Licence Suspended

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JetBuddy" class="quote" target="_blank">JetBuddy</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>we all know how government red tape bureau...

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by ac888yow
Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Int'l Flights Changes For Summer '16
Replies: 31
Views: 11027

RE: Air Canada Int'l Flights Changes For Summer '16

Does anyone know if changes are pending to <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> and/or <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Ca...

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by ac888yow
Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting ORD With Downtown Faster
Replies: 83
Views: 9748

RE: Connecting ORD With Downtown Faster

Been to Chicago thrice and took the blue line from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> into the city every time. I found it to be a good service, so I can't relate to any issue being identified here. I'd put it right up there wit...

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by ac888yow
Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Non-stop YOW-MIA Service?
Replies: 21
Views: 2993

RE: Why No Non-stop YOW-MIA Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cyow" class="quote" target="_blank">cyow</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Again, not to beat a dead horse, but this flight...

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by ac888yow
Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier's Financial Situation, Precarious?
Replies: 7
Views: 3507

RE: Bombardier's Financial Situation, Precarious?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/g500" class="quote" target="_blank">g500</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>My question is, did their financies get thi...

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by ac888yow
Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 16778

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hkg82" class="quote" target="_blank">hkg82</a> (<a href="#120" class="quote">Reply 120</a>):<br/><i>I'm suddenly not able to add photos in the l...

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by ac888yow
Fri Sep 26, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iphone 6 Or Samsung S4/5 Galaxy
Replies: 47
Views: 3368

RE: Iphone 6 Or Samsung S4/5 Galaxy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Poor screen</i></font></td></tr></table> Hig...

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by ac888yow
Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iphone 6 Or Samsung S4/5 Galaxy
Replies: 47
Views: 3368

RE: Iphone 6 Or Samsung S4/5 Galaxy

I think one can blow holes into any product if they micro-analyze it. That's why judgments must be made on a macro level (i.e., on the overall package). Maybe there are better displays out there. I don't know. What I do know is that the 1080p screen on the HTC looks stunning, irrespective of the tec...

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by ac888yow
Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iphone 6 Or Samsung S4/5 Galaxy
Replies: 47
Views: 3368

RE: Iphone 6 Or Samsung S4/5 Galaxy

Since you've decided to go Android, I would strongly advise you to consider the HTC One <acronym title="Med Airlines (Italy)">M8</acronym>. Spec-wise, build quality-wise (all metal unibody), and interface design-wise, it can't be beaten. I just got mine and I love it. But don't just take my word for...

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by ac888yow
Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FRA New Terminal 3
Replies: 47
Views: 8722

RE: FRA New Terminal 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seahawk" class="quote" target="_blank">seahawk</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>It begs for a visitor´s terrace. </i></font>...

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by ac888yow
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405
Replies: 21
Views: 27153

RE: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JMGRIFFIN" class="quote" target="_blank">JMGRIFFIN</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Thanks for the info, is that a recent ...

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by ac888yow
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate Of B767 C-GAUN Gimli Glider
Replies: 86
Views: 26460

RE: Fate Of B767 C-GUAN Gimli Glider

We need this puppy at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa.

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by ac888yow
Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405
Replies: 21
Views: 27153

RE: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405

After reading the linked report, this is just a short note to mention that <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> (and -<acron...

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by ac888yow
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/20/2014: DL/UA/US
Replies: 43
Views: 7614

RE: OAG Changes 6/20/2014: DL/UA/US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PSU.DTW.SCE" class="quote" target="_blank">PSU.DTW.SCE</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thanks....

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by ac888yow
Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/20/2014: DL/UA/US
Replies: 43
Views: 7614

RE: OAG Changes 6/20/2014: DL/UA/US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/compensateme" class="quote" target="_blank">compensateme</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>you shouldn't be comparing 6 yea...

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by ac888yow
Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/20/2014: DL/UA/US
Replies: 43
Views: 7614

RE: OAG Changes 6/20/2014: DL/UA/US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AV8AJET" class="quote" target="_blank">AV8AJET</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL<...

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by ac888yow
Thu May 15, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: In Memory Of John Davies
Replies: 2
Views: 2822

In Memory Of John Davies

I've just come to discover some very sad news about <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym>'s most famous aviation photographer and fanatic: John Davies. <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/body-pulled-from-rid...

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by ac888yow
Wed May 14, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Tracon Issues
Replies: 39
Views: 10361

RE: ORD Tracon Issues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tymnbalewne" class="quote" target="_blank">tymnbalewne</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>I don't think <acronym title="Brit...

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by ac888yow
Wed May 14, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Tracon Issues
Replies: 39
Views: 10361

RE: ORD Tracon Issues

I'm on business here at RFD. Imagine my surprise when I saw a BA 77W fly overhead the office on final yesterday. Now I know why...

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by ac888yow
Wed Apr 09, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Large Airline Presence But No Base?
Replies: 33
Views: 11910

RE: Airports With Large Airline Presence But No Base?

I'll stand corrected, but my understanding is that AC doesn't have a crew base here in Ottawa (YOW/CYOW), despite being the dominant carrier.

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by ac888yow
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quiznos Files For Ch11
Replies: 72
Views: 4096

RE: Quiznos Files For Ch11

Nobody's mentioned the health aspect (admittedly I didn't read the entire thread ... only keyword search).

I think Subway nailed it when they began aggressively marketing to the ever-growing health-conscious market. I don't recall Quiznos having any similar campaign in response to that.

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by ac888yow
Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC's First 788 Painted
Replies: 73
Views: 28264

RE: AC's First 788 Painted

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirCanada787" class="quote" target="_blank">AirCanada787</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Awesome! I can't wait to see the i...

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by ac888yow
Thu Jan 02, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any More Room For KLM In North Atlantic Market?
Replies: 69
Views: 16448

RE: Any More Room For KLM In North Atlantic Market?

I would be thrilled to see KLM back in YOW some day.

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