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by penguins
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Flight 2309
Replies: 26
Views: 4109

Re: Delta Airlines Flight 2309

https://youtu.be/VnFxanonOyI

This video illustrates an S-turn on short final.
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https://youtu.be/VnFxanonOyI

This video illustrates an S-turn on short final.

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by penguins
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 132
Views: 19501

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

RobertPhoenix wrote:
Going further back I remember the strike by Concorde pilots, who wanted Jaguar XJ as their company provided cars.


Do you have a source for this? I can't find anything online about the strike and would like to learn more.

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by penguins
Sat May 18, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 phase out discussion thread
Replies: 614
Views: 211780

Re: KL 744 phase out discussion thread

What routes see the combi these days?

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by penguins
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JetStar Japan’s Shimojishima Inaugural flight March 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 4587

Re: JetStar Japan’s Shimojishima Inaugural flight March 2019

Wow, that airport really displays island character. I would definitely enjoy spending a couple of hours there.

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by penguins
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How do cockpit voice recorders decide when to start and stop recording?
Replies: 6
Views: 2561

Re: How do cockpit voice recorders decide when to start and stop recording?

The CVR has a 30 minute recording span and continually overwrites data older than that. It stops recording when the G-force exceeds a certain limit. In the case of CHC Helikopter Service Flight 241, the G-forces from the rotor tearing itself off the helicopter stoped the recording 10 seconds before ...

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by penguins
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When was Pan Am's 'Blue Globe' livery introduced?
Replies: 15
Views: 2152

When was Pan Am's 'Blue Globe' livery introduced?

I've seen photos of the iconic livery on DC-3s and DC-7s, but I imagine the 707s were the first to receive the new scheme. Is that correct?

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by penguins
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 Debut Today (2/7/19)
Replies: 65
Views: 12639

Delta A220 Debut Today (2/7/19)

Delta 744 will depart LGA this morning at 6 AM ET bound for BOS, marking the first A220/CS100 commercial service for Delta and in North America. I will be on the flight and am greatly looking forward to it!

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by penguins
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant flight 9249 with cruising altitude of 10,000 feet?
Replies: 16
Views: 4708

Re: Allegiant flight 9249 with cruising altitude of 10,000 feet?

I vacation in Southern New Jersey every summer and numerous times I have seen several aircraft (mostly regionals) originating from New York fly over me at FL050-070. I remember last year seeing a DL CRJ9 flying over the beach really low and was confused when I searched it and its was following its ...

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by penguins
Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 60930

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

A.net has been speculating about this for as long as I can remember. It feels weird to see it be true.

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by penguins
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BCN-OAK on LEVEL - Putting the Lows in Low Cost Carrier
Replies: 21
Views: 8896

Re: BCN-OAK on LEVEL - Putting the Lows in Low Cost Carrier

Is making water only available for purchase for 13 hours legal?

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by penguins
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA-CO breakup
Replies: 49
Views: 7292

Re: UA-CO breakup

The United brand may never recover. Divestiture may not be the best option right now but re-branding should be on the table. If I were on the United Continental board I would look into a plan that would Re-brand the airline Continental Airlines. If UA can recover from 9/11, they can certainly recov...

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by penguins
Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What? American Airlines back in 2006 was going to launch JFK to NCL
Replies: 45
Views: 5158

Re: What? American Airlines back in 2006 was going to launch JFK to NCL

blacksoviet wrote:
It may have been cancelled because of the A300-600R retirement. What is the longest AB6 route?


By that time the A300s were only on Caribbean routes.

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by penguins
Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Predictions 15 Years On
Replies: 47
Views: 7741

Predictions 15 Years On

I found this thread of predictions for the next 15 years, posted 15 years ago. Its a short but very interesting thread. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=100915

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by penguins
Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA Channel 9 Equipped
Replies: 1
Views: 1370

RE: UA Channel 9 Equipped

All your questions can be answered here:
https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/home

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by penguins
Wed Jun 01, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprops Set For A Big U.S. Comeback?
Replies: 96
Views: 20676

RE: Turboprops Set For A Big U.S. Comeback?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tp1040" class="quote" target="_blank">tp1040</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>A lot of people remember ATR, especially when ...

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by penguins
Wed May 25, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NG4 Disaster: 25th Anniversary
Replies: 23
Views: 7434

RE: NG4 Disaster: 25th Anniversary

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sooner787" class="quote" target="_blank">Sooner787</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I remember that crash because I flew a...

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by penguins
Mon May 16, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California's Go To Airline, AS Puts WN On Notice
Replies: 114
Views: 19277

RE: California's Go To Airline, AS Puts WN On Notice

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SANFan" class="quote" target="_blank">SANFan</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Despite the fact that many people seem to th...

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by penguins
Sat May 07, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The 747-200 Outlive The 747-300?
Replies: 49
Views: 11825

RE: Will The 747-200 Outlive The 747-300?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cougar15" class="quote" target="_blank">cougar15</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Do we really need a thread on each & e...

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by penguins
Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Choose Seats On Codeshare Flight (ANA)?
Replies: 1
Views: 1426

RE: Choose Seats On Codeshare Flight (ANA)?

Yes. Just call the 1 800 number provided by ANA. Look up the seats for your flight on ANA.com before hand and request them on the phone. Their website is accurate.

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by penguins
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Country Names And Join Dates Gone
Replies: 10
Views: 788

Country Names And Join Dates Gone

I noticed today that the country names displayed next to flags no longer appear and that every member apparently joined in 1969. So did post numbers and RR. I'll refrain from comment.

[Edited 2016-04-19 07:55:21]

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by penguins
Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2016 Season
Replies: 42
Views: 9162

RE: Baseball Charters 2016 Season

The Blue Jays are flying Air Canada Jetz, per usual.

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by penguins
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Eastwind Go Under?
Replies: 24
Views: 4085

RE: Why Did Eastwind Go Under?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Was it Eastwind? Or something catchy? </i></fo...

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by penguins
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Paulo Emanuele Banner Gone?
Replies: 7
Views: 1094

Paulo Emanuele Banner Gone?

The home page used to have a subtext titled "In Loving Memory of Paulo Emanuele" with a link to this memorial page: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/paulo/." target="_blank">http://www.airliners.net/paulo/.</a> That link and title seem to have been removed. I think it was touching and thoughtful an...

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by penguins
Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Very First DC-9 Flight, And Last
Replies: 68
Views: 4570

RE: Your Very First DC-9 Flight, And Last

First: US Air <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>-<acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (Greater Buffalo) International (BUF / KBUF), USA - New York">BUF</acronym> DC-9-30 N932VJ 6/00 Last: Northwest <acronym title="Providence -...

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by penguins
Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Stops Accepting Unaccompanied Minors (UMs)
Replies: 120
Views: 17358

RE: BA Stops Accepting Unaccompanied Minors (UMs)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I get that people's circumstances differ, ...

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by penguins
Fri Feb 26, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MD-11 Pax Routes Question
Replies: 93
Views: 15956

RE: MD-11 Pax Routes Question

I flew a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> bird from <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX...

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by penguins
Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Of China . Your Experience?
Replies: 19
Views: 3705

RE: Airlines Of China . Your Experience?

I flew China Eastern in Y both domestically and internationally. The domestic was okay, but the international leg was awful. Terrible IFE, food, and seats.

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by penguins
Mon Feb 15, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VN 787 Going To PSP
Replies: 14
Views: 9889

RE: VN 787 Going To PSP

Is this the first time a 787 has come to <acronym title="Palm Springs - International (Regional / Municipal) (PSP / KPSP), USA - California">PSP</acronym>? When was the last widebody there? I know in the 70s, there were DC-10s daily to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - ...

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by penguins
Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Tallahassee?
Replies: 25
Views: 6680

RE: JetBlue To Tallahassee?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aeroflot001" class="quote" target="_blank">Aeroflot001</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>I wanted to do a daytrip to <acron...

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by penguins
Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Serving Quality Beer?
Replies: 36
Views: 4906

RE: Airlines Serving Quality Beer?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/coachclass" class="quote" target="_blank">coachclass</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Anchor Steam. Why doesn't Virgin Ame...

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by penguins
Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Safe Is The Boeing 787?
Replies: 57
Views: 39903

RE: How Safe Is The Boeing 787?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bg777300er" class="quote" target="_blank">bg777300er</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>But honest answer, would you rather ...

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by penguins
Thu Feb 04, 2016 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was So Wrong With Tower Air?
Replies: 57
Views: 17659

RE: What Was So Wrong With Tower Air?

If you go the <acronym title="Victorville - Southern California Logistics (International) (George AFB) (VCV), USA - California">VCV</acronym>, there is an old Tower Air 747 tail sitting next to a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 727 carcass and <acronym title="Air India">AI</acron...

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by penguins
Tue Feb 02, 2016 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 763As Apparently Retired After S16
Replies: 40
Views: 12897

RE: DL 763As Apparently Retired After S16

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/n126dl" class="quote" target="_blank">n126dl</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>My poor namesake aircraft. However, maybe I ...

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Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific To Make Major Announcement
Replies: 87
Views: 40622

RE: Cathay Pacific To Make Major Announcement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airbazar" class="quote" target="_blank">airbazar</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Boston - General Edward La...

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by penguins
Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Spy Planes
Replies: 38
Views: 15088

RE: Pan Am Spy Planes

Given that the Corona spy satellite was already in use by the introduction of the 707, I don't see the upsides of using a civilian plane. I think the risk of a justified civilan shoot down (like a justified KAL 007) would outweigh the risk of potential cheaper intel.

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by penguins
Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Preferred Segment Length(s)?
Replies: 31
Views: 3459

RE: Your Preferred Segment Length(s)?

I would say <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> given the beautiful scenery and short flying time, but the route has so many cancelations I can't do so in...

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by penguins
Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Replies And Threads Are Not Showing Up
Replies: 57
Views: 1790

New Replies And Threads Are Not Showing Up

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Rugger" class="quote" target="_blank">Rugger</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>At least someone could step in and say somet...

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by penguins
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:55 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Replies And Threads Are Not Showing Up
Replies: 57
Views: 1790

New Replies And Threads Are Not Showing Up

A new one for me today was no threads showing up on the hot topics of the front page. There was just an empty box there...

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by penguins
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Replies And Threads Are Not Showing Up
Replies: 57
Views: 1790

New Replies And Threads Are Not Showing Up

Oh the irony. Loading this thread gave me a no such topic error. I would love to hear the mods at least give an explanation. The site is clearly broken and I think some sort of response is in line.

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by penguins
Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Replies Not Showing
Replies: 13
Views: 429

Replies Not Showing

My topic about landing songs in prefs says it has 8 replies. However, only 4 show up when I open the thread.

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by penguins
Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA587 - What If A Boeing?
Replies: 85
Views: 19440

RE: AA587 - What If A Boeing?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pjc747" class="quote" target="_blank">pjc747</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Cessnas and Beechcraft meet the same regulat...

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by penguins
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow Air Flights To California Not Bookable!
Replies: 21
Views: 8765

RE: Wow Air Flights To California Not Bookable!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/910A" class="quote" target="_blank">910A</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>The OP profile states his age is 13-15, if it's ...

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by penguins
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA #446 Departs AKL In 2016, Arrives HNL In 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 7955

RE: HA #446 Departs AKL In 2016, Arrives HNL In 2015

NH106 departs HND early January 1 and arrives at LAX December 31. I was on the December 31 edition of that flight.

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by penguins
Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Of Points And Pointlessness: SYD-MEL A330, Train
Replies: 13
Views: 9570

RE: Of Points And Pointlessness: SYD-MEL A330, Train

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! I was forced by family to take the same train from <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> to <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Austr...

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by penguins
Fri Jan 01, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Landing Songs?
Replies: 12
Views: 2202

Landing Songs?

I love to listen to music when I fly and have songs that I always play when landing at a certain airport. For example, I play "Do you know the way to San Jose" by Dionne Warwick when landing at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>/<acronym title...

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by penguins
Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Emptiest Flight?
Replies: 88
Views: 8456

RE: Your Emptiest Flight?

Not me, but my brother, flew a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 or L-1011 <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym>-<acronym title="Londo...

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by penguins
Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Accident: Engineer Sucked Into Engine
Replies: 48
Views: 29057

Air India Accident: Engineer Sucked Into Engine

Having worked around DHC-2's, I can say always always be mindfully aware. Even the Beaver is 1.5 Tons and can easily take off a limb or worse your head. Working around planes everyday, it is easy to forget these are deadly machines. My sympathies go out to the victim.

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by penguins
Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Bringing Back Free Snacks
Replies: 81
Views: 15786

RE: UA Bringing Back Free Snacks

Where is the DL fanboy bringing up RJs?

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by penguins
Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Back Pain When Flying. Who's The Worst?
Replies: 21
Views: 3629

RE: Back Pain When Flying. Who's The Worst?

The worst by far for me is United's 757-300 Y and Y+ seats. Even when I had unlimited leg room at a door seat, my back still ached all 6 hours of <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan Interna...

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by penguins
Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Stop Accepting Pets As Checked Baggage
Replies: 48
Views: 7607

RE: DL To Stop Accepting Pets As Checked Baggage

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OB1504" class="quote" target="_blank">OB1504</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>   It's gotten to be more trouble th...

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