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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 may face 6 mo. delay, Vought involved
Replies: 198
Views: 31636

RE: 787 May Face 6 Mo. Delay, Vought Involved

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon May 21, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carbon Footprint And Efficiency Of 787 Production
Replies: 87
Views: 7818

RE: Carbon Footprint And Efficiency Of 787 Production

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS And Airbus....
Replies: 48
Views: 8783

RE: UPS And Airbus....

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Software: Boeing's Dream, Airbus' Nightmare
Replies: 99
Views: 17126

RE: Software: Boeing's Dream, Airbus' Nightmare

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Software: Boeing's Dream, Airbus' Nightmare
Replies: 99
Views: 17126

RE: Software: Boeing's Dream, Airbus' Nightmare

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: PiperJet The Beech 2000 Of The Decade?
Replies: 16
Views: 5593

RE: PiperJet The Beech 2000 Of The Decade?

Also do not forget that the training needed to fly a single engine airplane are less restrictive. Insurance and maintenance will be substantially cheaper. Thus, more people could get qualified to fly it more quickly. The PiperJet is very attractive and makes a lot of sense to me.

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers - Missing On A380 And Intl Routes?
Replies: 72
Views: 12399

RE: US Carriers - Missing On A380 And Intl Routes?

The US carriers are not buying the 380 for the same reason most of them don't operate 747s (and won't buy the 748), it is too big and no longer fits the business model that has evolved for the US carriers. In the US market, the flying public wants frequency and convenience, not a limited number of f...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Jun 25, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manual Transmission
Replies: 60
Views: 2175

RE: Manual Transmission

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DFW-PHL-PIT-PHL-CLT-DFW (Lot's Of Pics)(Long)
Replies: 14
Views: 12086

RE: DFW-PHL-PIT-PHL-CLT-DFW (Lot's Of Pics)(Long)

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Jun 18, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eads To Forgeard : Shut Up....
Replies: 67
Views: 8557

RE: Eads To Forgeard : Shut Up....

The problem Airbus finds itself in these days is not due to the delays in the 380 nor due to the quality or design of the aircraft. All new aircraft have delays and the airbus planes are well made and designed. The problem also is not due to the "mouth that roared" that, recently, may have been sile...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Arrested At EGCC For Being Drunk
Replies: 37
Views: 14498

RE: AA Pilot Arrested At Egcc For Being Drunk

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Feb 12, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Arrested At EGCC For Being Drunk
Replies: 37
Views: 14498

RE: AA Pilot Arrested At Egcc For Being Drunk

It sounds like this pilot should be attending "AA" meetings in the future and I'm not talking American Airlines.

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by Philly Phlyer
Sat Dec 31, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Replacement As Early As 2012?
Replies: 99
Views: 13094

RE: Boeing 737 Replacement As Early As 2012?

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by Philly Phlyer
Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Boss Clark Talks About 772LR And A345
Replies: 148
Views: 17124

Emirates Boss Clark Talks About 772LR And A345

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Sep 06, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US PHL Hub May Return To Bank System...
Replies: 39
Views: 6318

RE: US PHL Hub May Return To Bank System...

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Sep 05, 2005 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Need To Get A Dog Out Of My Mind
Replies: 7
Views: 3509

RE: I Need To Get A Dog Out Of My Mind

Thank you for making the right decision. I currently have fox terriers and have had dalmations. Both breeds are very active, need plenty of exercise, and need plenty of room to run. By deciding that you should not adopt because you could not keep the dog in an environment that would be good both phy...

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Sep 05, 2005 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condoms On My Flight :(
Replies: 44
Views: 6156

RE: Condoms On My Flight :(

Everybody has it wrong. They weren't condoms - they were airsick bags for the d**khead who left them there!

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by Philly Phlyer
Sat Sep 03, 2005 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - A Conniving, Blood Sucking Beast?
Replies: 132
Views: 8699

RE: Ryanair - A Conniving, Blood Sucking Beast?

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Aug 29, 2005 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Majors Fleet Choices
Replies: 17
Views: 3626

RE: US Majors Fleet Choices

The only US majors that use the 747 (excluding freight operations) are those carriers with large and long-standing Pacific operations (United and Northwest). The basic reason for this is that, for the US carriers in the US domestic, Latin American, and Atlantic markets, the consumers prefer frequenc...

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by Philly Phlyer
Fri Jun 17, 2005 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beware Of PHL
Replies: 76
Views: 5865

RE: Beware Of PHL

Sorry about your loss, but you need to overcome your bitterness and realize that, while most employees and people are general are decent, there are rotten apples everywhere. Philadelphia does not corner the market in that category. I can speak as someone who grew up in small towns and cities in the ...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun May 15, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are My Rights?
Replies: 15
Views: 3125

RE: What Are My Rights?

I was agreeing that there was nothing you could do until I read that you "paid for both flights." If this is correct and if you cannot get a refund, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> has been paid for the seats on both flights whether they go empty or not. They are padding their revenue ...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Sep 05, 2004 12:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways Flight 12 PHL - MAD 26 August 2004
Replies: 5
Views: 6445

RE: US Airways Flight 12 PHL - MAD 26 August 2004

I enjoyed your report. Thanks for sharing.

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by Philly Phlyer
Wed Aug 04, 2004 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia...hmmm
Replies: 11
Views: 2229

RE: Philadelphia...hmmm

Sunday and Tuesday. Maybe you should consider the impact on Sunday of the combination of the problem US and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> had with the EDS system crash combined with the foul weather. [Five inches of rain in one hour that caused massive flooding throughout par...

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Jun 28, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legacy And LCC - A History Lesson
Replies: 4
Views: 2336

Legacy And LCC - A History Lesson

Sorry, but I just read another "I hate LCC's" / "they ruin the airline business" and couldn't take it anymore. First I will state that I am Chairman's Preferred on US Airways and Premier Executive on United, so I fly a lot and enjoy the perks of high tier programs. That said, I have no problems with...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Jun 13, 2004 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Presents New Foldable Seats For Eco. Cabin
Replies: 50
Views: 8429

RE: Airbus Presents New Foldable Seats For Eco. Cabin

When I saw the picture, all I could think was the last person to use the seat had to be a man because he left the seat up!

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by Philly Phlyer
Wed Apr 14, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Round - Caption This Photo!
Replies: 52
Views: 5695

RE: New Round - Caption This Photo!

Fasten your seatbelt. I saw this done on a cartoon once and I think I can do it!

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by Philly Phlyer
Fri May 30, 2003 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir 737-300 And -400 Scheduled To Be Broken Up!
Replies: 33
Views: 8762

RE: USAir 737-300 And -400 Scheduled To Be Broken Up!

Na stated "I meant major international airlines, not locally operating airlines like Southwest." Last time I looked at the numbers, Southwest was bigger than most "major international airlines" in terms of revenue, aircraft, passengers and market cap. Sort of like the old days with United was the bi...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun May 18, 2003 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Airport?
Replies: 35
Views: 3886

RE: Worst Airport?

THLFLA I would suggest that you need to make sure that you are up to date when you make comments. Since you last flew <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> in 1995 (seven years ago), they have: > Opened a new international terminal (partially op...

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by Philly Phlyer
Wed May 07, 2003 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First-Ever Nude Flight Departs From Miami
Replies: 52
Views: 11638

RE: First-Ever Nude Flight Departs From Miami

The only place I want to see skid marks is on the runways!!!!

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by Philly Phlyer
Wed May 07, 2003 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First-Ever Nude Flight Departs From Miami
Replies: 52
Views: 11638

RE: First-Ever Nude Flight Departs From Miami

I hope they give the seats a good cleaning before the next flight!!!!!

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Mar 18, 2003 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Airport Cams....
Replies: 5
Views: 6030

RE: Live Airport Cams....

Go to PHL.ORG for the two live webcams at the Philadelphia International Airport.

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Mar 11, 2003 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Dropping Hubs
Replies: 70
Views: 3803

RE: Airlines Dropping Hubs

Sorry, my last message should have been addressed to "IndustrialPate."

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Mar 11, 2003 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Dropping Hubs
Replies: 70
Views: 3803

RE: Airlines Dropping Hubs

Haveric: I believe you need to post your source quoting "poverty" as the reason for <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> being underutilized. [If that were the case, then I can name a few cities that wouldn't even need an airport!] The reasons ...

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Sep 02, 2002 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US' Chap11-vendors Paid?
Replies: 1
Views: 841

RE: US' Chap11-vendors Paid?

If you had a receivable from US Airways at the time of the Chapter 11, you can kiss it goodbye. You're just one of many unsecured creditors and you will receive only pennies on the dollar at a later date (both determined by the court). My experience is that post-filing, you generally collect receiva...

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by Philly Phlyer
Fri Jul 05, 2002 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Fast Food Restraunt
Replies: 50
Views: 2884

RE: Your Favorite Fast Food Restraunt

For Hamburgers, I would vote for Steak & Shake. When that isn't available, Wendy's will fill my "grease" fix.

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by Philly Phlyer
Fri Jul 05, 2002 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vanguard - The Clock Is Ticking
Replies: 22
Views: 1722

RE: Vanguard - The Clock Is Ticking

If Vanquard does go down (it probably will), it will mark the end of another carrier to establish a base there and another failure for that city to get complete aviation coverage without one-stop or plane changes required. A little history is in order. I lived in Kansas City for many years and was o...

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by Philly Phlyer
Wed Jul 03, 2002 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Control: Tupolev Flew Too High!
Replies: 86
Views: 8961

RE: Swiss Control: Tupolev Flew Too High!

Air Traffic Control DID NOT do their job nor did they give adequate warning. Both aircraft should have been warned and moved 5 to 10 minutes earlier. Now the story has changed and the Russian pilot DID NOT get three warnings, but only two that started 50 seconds prior to impact (see excerpt below fr...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sun Jun 30, 2002 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrades, Upgrades! Doesn't Anyone Sit In Coach An
Replies: 18
Views: 1690

RE: Upgrades, Upgrades! Doesn't Anyone Sit In Coach An

If you fly enough to earn upgrades, you should use them. Not only do you get much nicer seats, leg room and service (including food), but you actually earn additional miles over coach (25 to 100% bonus - depending on carrier). I always try to upgrade on flights over 90 minutes. On shorter flights, i...

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Jun 04, 2002 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Not Keeping Their Promises
Replies: 5
Views: 1971

RE: US Airways Not Keeping Their Promises

Actually, I believe those routes were going to open as part of the proposed merger with United Airlines. Since the merger did not happen and especially post 9-11, it is not surprising that they changed their decision to do it now (maybe later).

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon May 27, 2002 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHL Airport
Replies: 26
Views: 3835

RE: PHL Airport

Terminal F was designed for commuter aircraft (DH-8s, CRJs, etc) and not 717s. This is true of both the jetways and the size of the waiting lounges. The move to terminal F was a temporary accomodation to Airtran during the period of construction. It was beneficial for all parties to do this since th...

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by Philly Phlyer
Thu May 23, 2002 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hub City Nervous About US Airways' Woes
Replies: 15
Views: 2903

RE: Hub City Nervous About US Airways' Woes

If you look at city size, corporate headquarters and many other criteria, Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbus, Ohio are very similar. If you then compare airports (with the US Airways hub in Charlotte and the lack of a meaningful hub in Columbus), it is obvious what the leaders in Charlotte are w...

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by Philly Phlyer
Wed May 01, 2002 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can A Heavier Plane Version Fly Farther?
Replies: 4
Views: 1782

RE: Why Can A Heavier Plane Version Fly Farther?

There is another thing to keep in mind regarding the heavier long-distance jets. They rarely carry a full load of fuel unless they are being used on trips at the end of their range. All jets are only fueled to meet their needs for the routes that they are scheduled to fly (with appropriate reserves)...

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Apr 23, 2002 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What To Do With US Airways DCA And LGA Slots?
Replies: 28
Views: 5945

Jcxp15

jcxp15: There are two types of bankruptcy filing that corporations file in the US. The first is Chapter 11 which is "reorganization" and the second is Chapter 7 which is "liquidation." Under a reorganization" or "work out" filing (Chapter 11), the applicant presents a business plan to the court for ...

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by Philly Phlyer
Tue Apr 23, 2002 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What To Do With US Airways DCA And LGA Slots?
Replies: 28
Views: 5945

RE: What To Do With US Airways DCA And LGA Slots?

I continue find it more than somewhat ironic that someone professing to be a "graduate student in theology" is so fixed on the demise of an airline and the loss of jobs and misery that would result for U's employees and employees of dependent vendors. I would love to determine the cause of the conti...

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by Philly Phlyer
Fri Mar 22, 2002 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Reviews?
Replies: 24
Views: 2447

RE: USAirways Reviews?

One idea to save further money. Wait until you get to Toronto tonight and get your Canadian money from one of the ATMs at the airport. (After you clear customs and enter the terminal, there is an ATM about 100 feet to the left of where you come out of customs. If that is out of service, there are mo...

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by Philly Phlyer
Sat Mar 16, 2002 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Cutting International?
Replies: 27
Views: 1630

RE: USAirways Cutting International?

I believe some people (see above) need to go back and check their sources on service cuts! US Airways Restores Transatlantic Service ARLINGTON, Va., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Airways will restore most of its transatlantic operations over the next three months with the return of flights b...

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by Philly Phlyer
Thu Mar 14, 2002 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway At Phl?
Replies: 18
Views: 2189

RE: New Runway At Phl?

Alright, I see your point on reclaiming part of the river. I pulled up a satellite photo of the area and they could reclaim the area part of the river between the bank and the island just downstream and shoehorn in a new set of runways. To do this, they still would need to move UPS. Also, reclaiming...

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by Philly Phlyer
Thu Mar 14, 2002 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway At Phl?
Replies: 18
Views: 2189

RE: New Runway At Phl?

Actually there are more options. First of all, they cannot "fill in the river." Some other options could be to: > Put two new runways where I-95 now sits and move I-95 either further north (around the northern side of the Heinz watershed park), bury it (tunnel) under the new runways or move it to th...

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Mar 04, 2002 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What To Do At PHL Airport?
Replies: 14
Views: 3918

RE: What To Do At PHL Airport?

The King of Prussia Mall is in the Northwest suburbs next to Valley Forge National Park. It is a very nice mall with 8 department stores and over 450 shops, but, frankly, you would NOT have time to go there. The schedule for the train from the airport to Center City (downtown) is posted on the Septa...

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by Philly Phlyer
Mon Mar 04, 2002 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Status
Replies: 29
Views: 2632

RE: US Airways Status

Prior to 9-11, US Airways was hurting because management had spent 18 months trying to make a deal instead of running an airline. They allowed the airline to run on its own momentum instead of making decisions on changing operations. Of course, with a deal on the table, in some areas, their hands we...

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