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by Redwood839
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56865

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Right? But if it's DL89 and not a manipulated vid, something is terribly wrong with that engine(s). I think it's safe to say that another plane was flying near the person who shot the video... Thank You :idea: :checkmark: ...... Most common sense about the sound brought up yet. Sadly not many peopl...

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by Redwood839
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56865

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Here's another video, longer than the one posted upstream. Turn your sound on. https://twitter.com/TomPodolec/status/1217173396297076737?s=20 Does that sound like a Trent to you? PS: if I were one of the parents of the children at this school, I'd be PIIIIISSED! Totally sounds like a Trent. Looks l...

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by Redwood839
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56865

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Here's another video, longer than the one posted upstream. Turn your sound on. https://twitter.com/TomPodolec/status/1217173396297076737?s=20 Does that sound like a Trent to you? PS: if I were one of the parents of the children at this school, I'd be PIIIIISSED! Lol this sounds like a scene from ai...

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by Redwood839
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56865

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Here's another video, longer than the one posted upstream. Turn your sound on. https://twitter.com/TomPodolec/status/1217173396297076737?s=20 Does that sound like a Trent to you? PS: if I were one of the parents of the children at this school, I'd be PIIIIISSED! Totally sounds like a Trent. Looks l...

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by Redwood839
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MGA Airport - Potential as a regional hub?
Replies: 44
Views: 3428

Re: MGA Airport - Potential as a regional hub?

So in summary, MGA would be a perfect hub except... It has a poor infrastructure with a short runway. It has poor O&D because the local population is small and poor. The local economy is terrible and has been for decades. The local political situation is unstable and has been for decades. There...

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by Redwood839
Thu Dec 19, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow
Replies: 111
Views: 16816

Re: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow

Really wish they came back to SJO. MIA would've been good to them. B6/WN/NK/AA are killing the market at the moment. Their fares have been going higher and higher. Even NK as a ULCC, it's now well over $300 to fly to FLL from SJO round trip, it used to be less than $150. Bring the $39 here, I don't...

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by Redwood839
Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow
Replies: 111
Views: 16816

Re: Frontier Announcement at MIA Tomorrow

Really wish they came back to SJO. MIA would've been good to them. B6/WN/NK/AA are killing the market at the moment. Their fares have been going higher and higher. Even NK as a ULCC, it's now well over $300 to fly to FLL from SJO round trip, it used to be less than $150. Bring the $39 here, I don't ...

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by Redwood839
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!
Replies: 73
Views: 7701

Re: September 11, 2001 ... 18 Years Later. Never Forget!

I was in school as well. I remember we had an old box TV in each class room and we were just finishing the pledge of allegiance when my teacher put the news on. She told us later that it was a movie and to ignore it. I went to school pretty close to March ARB and pretty soon a lot of jets started fl...

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by Redwood839
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weaker demand entice Lufthansa Cargo to reduce services
Replies: 14
Views: 5223

Re: Weaker demand entice Lufthansa Cargo to reduce services

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... e#219cb326


What do you mean it didn't land right away? It went straight to VCV. I saw it come in.
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SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
DALCE wrote:
There goes my nickname.....errrrr favorite LH bird, off to the scrapper :(


Is it really going to be scrapped?

It didn't land right away at VCV... https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... e#219cb326


What do you mean it didn't land right away? It went straight to VCV. I saw it come in.

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by Redwood839
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Need help in selecting college for aviation management
Replies: 10
Views: 2191

Re: Need help in selecting college for aviation management

If you have the money, I'd go for Arizona State Uni. I'm not biased, I didn't go there. I went to Riddle. I considered UND as well, but the cold was just intolerable for for my Caribbean hailing self.

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by Redwood839
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICE flights out of Mesa Gateway Airport
Replies: 13
Views: 5551

Re: ICE flights out of Mesa Gateway Airport

Swift mainly handles flights west of the Mississippi and World Atlantic East of that. Both Swift and World Atlantic previously used the callsign RPN "Repatriation" for their ICE flights but are now using their own callsigns. Along with IWA in the west, the eastern "hub" is AEX. ...

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by Redwood839
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 188
Views: 17500

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

I see nothing wrong with having the rooms. They do a pretty good job at not letting the smoke odor into the terminal, and inside the room the air gets moved pretty fast.

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by Redwood839
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announcing Something Tomorrow (Space Theme)
Replies: 100
Views: 19856

Re: United Announcing Something Big Tomorrow (Space Theme)

stburke wrote:
The flight attendants working in 1969 are still there however...


This takes the day.

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by Redwood839
Tue May 28, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 737-800 compressor stall on take-off from HNL (video)
Replies: 3
Views: 2337

Re: UA 737-800 compressor stall on take-off from HNL (video)

Best that it happened in HNL rather than MAJ.

Glad it all went ok

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by Redwood839
Thu May 23, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's Munoz: Will be on first 737 MAX flight, willing to change flights for customers
Replies: 116
Views: 18266

Re: UA's Munoz: Will be on first 737 MAX flight, willing to change flights for customers

They should put a special decal on the side "FIRST TO FLY (AGAIN) MAX8"

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by Redwood839
Tue May 21, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Equine Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 5587

Re: Equine Flights

We had a DHL flight come in with 10ish horses a couple of years ago come into our airport from Dubai. They were turned away because of a skewed stamped. Poor things ended up in Mexico who accepted them

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by Redwood839
Fri May 10, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 48
Views: 8568

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

DLASFlyer wrote:
Menzies strikes again.


First thing that came to my mind when I saw the truck.

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by Redwood839
Wed May 08, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Twinjet podded engine ferry?
Replies: 16
Views: 2315

Re: Twinjet podded engine ferry?

Howdy. Have airlines ever ferried (or do they currently ferry) engines under the wings of twinjet aircraft? I've only been able to find pictures of 3- and 4-engine aircraft doing this. The 747 is more than capable of doing it, there is a couple of Qantas 747's doing it. I know the 737 had it as an ...

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by Redwood839
Wed May 08, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 121
Views: 21983

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

I remember this was the first jet I stepped on. A LACSA BAC1-11 :( so long!

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by Redwood839
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Holdings CEO is out
Replies: 14
Views: 1992

Re: Avianca Holdings CEO is out

It was in the news yesterday that Avianca Central America had signed to sell SANSA in Costa Rica.

Didn't say to who though

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by Redwood839
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 384949

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I actually like it. It's simple and elegant. Most companies are moving to that. I kinda wished the grey would've been slightly darker but I like it. Most companies are moving to logos like these and images. Look at Amazon and how they now stick to 2-3 colors and a plain website. Taking away a lot of...

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by Redwood839
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JetStar Japan’s Shimojishima Inaugural flight March 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 5009

Re: JetStar Japan’s Shimojishima Inaugural flight March 2019

That has got to be the cutest airport in the world.

Thanks for sharing

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by Redwood839
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Starting AMS-SJO-LIR Service in October 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 5347

Re: KLM launches LIR

That’s not it. I think the SJO-AMS flight has had to make too many fuel stops ex SJO since the nonstop flights began. These triangle flights should be more reliable with better engine out takeoff performance ex LIR. Same reason KL does not fly BOG-AMS nonstop. Yep, in the last month it has stopped ...

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by Redwood839
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/31/3019:AV Pulls More Routes;DL Drops SLC-ELP;G4 Adds Intl?;UA Bulks Up 2nd Tier SFO Transcons
Replies: 97
Views: 14750

Re: OAG Changes 3/31/3019:AV Pulls More Routes;DL Drops SLC-ELP;G4 Adds Intl?;UA Bulks Up 2nd Tier SFO Transcons

Are these charters? I don't think G4's reservations system can do intl. **G4 CUN-PIT MAY 0>0.4[0] JUN 0>0.4[0] JUL 0>0.4[0] AUG 0>0.3[0] **G4 PIT-PUJ MAY 0>0.3[0] JUN 0>0.3[0] JUL 0>0.3[0] AUG 0>0.2[0] These are operated for Apple Vacations. I guess G4 is going to sell their own tickets on these fl...

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by Redwood839
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The folding wings of the B777-9
Replies: 92
Views: 19197

Re: The folding wings of the B777-9

Imagine the cost of replacing these when they slice into the tail of another aircraft or the wind of another aicraft and it clean rips them off at the "hinge" looking part.

It will happen at some point, just when and where.

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by Redwood839
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 752770

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Wonder how passengers on those planes feel: "We are returning to our departure airport because our aircraft has been banned from XYZ airspace for safety concerns. Sit back, relax and enjoy the rest of our flight." Doubt any crew would say that in the air. Something along the lines of &quo...

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by Redwood839
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COPA and the Max9 - Routes
Replies: 15
Views: 2856

Re: COPA and the Max9 - Routes

It's a really good product in J, but if you're tall (I'm 6.2), then you're going to be annoyed at the small space to put your feet up.

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by Redwood839
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Airshow Public Weekend Axed
Replies: 11
Views: 3290

Re: Farnborough Airshow Public Weekend Axed

I have multiple friends from Farnborough on Facebook who live there. A lot of them make comments of how it doesn't make a difference to them because it had gotten so bad over the last few years that they've stopped going. The real problem locals have with it is that now they can't go to the show yet...

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by Redwood839
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: One World to Myanmar - BA and Cathay Dragon
Replies: 9
Views: 8475

Re: One World to Myanmar - BA and Cathay Dragon

Really nice trip report, thank you for all the pictures.

Funny, I've always thought about booking on Omega Flight Store, but it always seemed shoddy or shady. Glad to know it's legit!

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by Redwood839
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 281
Views: 55988

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

United787 wrote:
So, it sounds like they were fired because they let this other guy fly the plane? Otherwise the decision to proceed to take off in the known conditions and the procedures the took while trying to fly were OK?


That was before the final report came out, I believe.

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by Redwood839
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 281
Views: 55988

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

:eek: Unqualified pilot at controls before E190 crash at Durango https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/unqualified-pilot-at-controls-before-e190-crash-at-d-456107/ Mexican investigators have disclosed that an unqualified pilot had been sitting in the first officer’s seat of an Embraer 190, fly...

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by Redwood839
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 451046

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

You see to know a bit of the process so I'll chime in. Little. An FC employee won't know it's heading to the plane at all, they don't know how it's being transported. After it's been packed it moves down the conveyor and at the end it's when it get's it's label, even then, it still doesn't say how ...

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by Redwood839
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 451046

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

It is also worth noting that as an all amazon flight it would be very hard for anything but common goods to be on this flight. Depends on your definition of "very hard". How hard is it for a low-wage Amazon employee to slip a device into a shipment that he knows is bound for an aircraft? ...

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by Redwood839
Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with approaches in close proximity to city centers
Replies: 111
Views: 9897

Re: Airports with approaches in close proximity to city centers

IST I found to be pretty neat coming in over the buildings.

SJO when you circle to land you come in very low for RWY 25

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by Redwood839
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Large airports without rail links
Replies: 103
Views: 10216

Re: Large airports without rail links

LAX is the most annoying, specially with the extremely heavy traffic on the 405 and into LAX.

LAS isn't that bad considering it's almost next to the strip. I fly in about 6 times a year and very rarely have ever come across traffic.

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by Redwood839
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA engine failure on take off from SJO
Replies: 47
Views: 11635

Re: UA engine failure on take off from SJO

Bird strike. It's not odd that the gear was kept down, you're meant to keep flying the airplane and maintain a proper airspeed. Way too much hype over this. Plane returned back without an issue. Local news coverage is saying people were screaming they were going to die. Also using rotated pictures t...

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by Redwood839
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 787 skids off runway at Narita
Replies: 14
Views: 7375

Re: JAL 787 skids off runway at Narita

spacecadet wrote:
Seems to be an odd brown patch ahead of the wings - what is that?


Poo from the pilots when they realized they were going to skid off.

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by Redwood839
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates intends to fly HAM-JFK
Replies: 119
Views: 19846

Re: Emirates intends to fly HAM-JFK

This makes sense even for those not from HAM who want to try EK or it's just cheaper. Out of England, HAM is almost pretty much the cheapest place to fly to every weekend.

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by Redwood839
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)
Replies: 27
Views: 3709

Re: AS to BZE??? (Belize City)

What's wrong with in Cancun or not make it to Cozumel closer? That's pressure on pilots worry about fuel too low too far to Belize! Crazy! What's going on in Cancun? Q Weather MMUN 272244Z 33012KT 4SM RA BKN010 OVC070 18/17 A2989 RMK 60025 8/77/ INTMT -RA MMUN 272146Z 33011G23KT 2SM RA BKN008 OVC07...

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by Redwood839
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Flight - Boeing Electric Flying Car
Replies: 35
Views: 4637

Re: First Flight - Boeing Electric Flying Car

IFlyVeryLittle wrote:
The money, time and effort that went into this, in the grand scheme, amounts to an accountants' rounding error.


Very well said. Likely true.

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by Redwood839
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Air Algérie 767 being ferried to YUL 1/18.
Replies: 44
Views: 10419

Re: Former Air Algérie 767 being ferried to YUL 1/18.

7T-VJG ferried last night from YUL to Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport BKV, Florida, via Portsmouth PSM This photo was taken over NYC https://scontent.fcdg2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50755824_2226486760751029_1242589688624054272_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent.fcdg2-1.fna&oh=639b979d...

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by Redwood839
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 134
Views: 32071

Re: Small plane disappears over English Channel

The owner of the club has said that the club didn't book the plane. They offered him a commercial flight and he declined in favor of making his own arraignments. Dalman said: "We spoke to the player and asked him if he wanted us to make arrangements for his flight which, quite frankly, would ha...

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by Redwood839
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire in Upper Deck Economy Cabin BA208 Sunday 20th Jan
Replies: 28
Views: 8262

Re: Fire in Upper Deck Economy Cabin BA208 Sunday 20th Jan

There are pictures on Twitter of burns in the cabin floor carpet. Search BA 208 Fire. https://mobile.twitter.com/KUkcirtaP/status/1087404372894629889 I’ll take apologies now WayexTDI I wouldn't wait up on it. Probably some arm chair expert who thought they're eye knew better than someone who was th...

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by Redwood839
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 134
Views: 32071

Re: Small plane disappears over chanel

Just showed up on CNN's front page. It was a Malibu and lost contact over Jersey at 2,300. No other details

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by Redwood839
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA FAIL at ATL: Delta Passenger Boards Flight With Gun
Replies: 63
Views: 8308

Re: TSA FAIL at ATL: Delta Passenger Boards Flight With Gun

I was just reading this, as I sit on a DL MD80 in ATL. Very interesting. The article I was reading, didn’t say how authorities in Tokyo handled the situation. I would be interested in knowing that. It looks like she gave the gun to the crew on board and it also looks like she returned the same day....

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by Redwood839
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)
Replies: 11
Views: 4403

Re: Twin Otters on the Equator: Air Kiribati, Tarawa to Abemama (TRW-AEA-TRW)

Very interesting. I was in Majuro a month ago and the relaxed island style still carries.

I bet those sheep skin seat covers on the Twotter get really hot, really quick.

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by Redwood839
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA tells cabin crew to lose weight or be grounded
Replies: 35
Views: 5274

Re: PIA tells cabin crew to lose weight or be grounded

I feel like this is the norm for Hawaii-Mainland flights on UA. Every F/A is young, gold tone and pretty.

The rest of the US they look like shit.

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by Redwood839
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Rescue of Injured Skier in France
Replies: 31
Views: 4934

Re: Helicopter Rescue of Injured Skier in France

I think that it's stupid and reckless. One wash of wind and it's done, and the side of a mountain is the best environment for unpredictable winds. The first rule of rescue is own safety first. Take his license away before he kills himself and others. I'm pretty sure a Gendarmerie pilot who trains f...

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by Redwood839
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Most expensive aircraft part
Replies: 39
Views: 8291

Re: Most expensive aircraft part

StTim wrote:
Have you ever costed how much it would be if you purchased spare parts for your car engine in order to build a replacement. Eye watering.


I rebuilt the engine on my 08 CBR1000RR. The parts new from Honda weren't that much. The time spent rebuilding is a whole different story.

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by Redwood839
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 8750 over pacific
Replies: 49
Views: 10052

Re: WN 8750 over pacific

The network planners at NW have already thought through all your Qs, and steer a steady course toward positive yields... lots of WN FFs on the West Coast who will prefer WN. Not sure what Northwest planners would have to do with this but even though some FF people like WN, I would never chose to fl...

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