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by atcsundevil
Sat May 28, 2022 1:39 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is there a list of all forum moderators?
Replies: 8
Views: 163

Re: Is there a list of all forum moderators?

What's with the "Dr Real Name" names and some that I recognize the avatar but a different name, like Knut/SQ22? I believe it's a developer alias. A while back we added a few new moderators, but they had a tough time getting the permissions added for their accounts. I think that might have...

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by atcsundevil
Sat May 28, 2022 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 3131

Re: The Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2022

Wow RIC is really booming.. I'm in the DMV so RIC is a little beyond my catchment, but it's really impressive to see the growth.. I'm interested in trying Breeze and ticket prices from DC to Vegas are sky high, outside of the ULCCs which I don't fly.. If the price is right I'll make the trek. State...

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by atcsundevil
Fri May 27, 2022 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 3131

Re: The Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2022

Wow RIC is really booming.. I'm in the DMV so RIC is a little beyond my catchment, but it's really impressive to see the growth.. I'm interested in trying Breeze and ticket prices from DC to Vegas are sky high, outside of the ULCCs which I don't fly.. If the price is right I'll make the trek. State...

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by atcsundevil
Fri May 27, 2022 4:10 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is there a list of all forum moderators?
Replies: 8
Views: 163

Re: Is there a list of all forum moderators?

https://www.airliners.net/about-us/ I'm not going to respond to your complaints, because frankly they're ridiculous. If you see an offensive post, then report it. We all have actual jobs — we volunteer here, and we don't sit around reading threads all day because we don't have the time or enough peo...

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by atcsundevil
Fri May 27, 2022 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 3131

Re: The Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2022

Anyone else notice that Delta has pretty much nothing but 757s scheduled on ATL-RIC/ORF for next month? Also, Delta dropped CHO down to 2x CRJ 1x CR9 on ATL-CHO but kept 3x CR9 on ATL-LGA which makes no sense to me 757s on the ATL-RIC route?! That's amazing! Has that ever happened before? I don't t...

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by atcsundevil
Thu May 26, 2022 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1124
Views: 278317

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

I’m curious why United didn’t pick up Delta’s retired 77Ls, given their India network and east coast to East Asia network that equipment could have been vital for that mission DL would be dumb to sell to a competitor. That doesn't matter. Southwest leased 717s to Delta and then sold 737s to United....

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by atcsundevil
Wed May 25, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 192
Views: 24420

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2022

Just a reminder that posting images requires users to include the source. This is required by forum rules.

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by atcsundevil
Wed May 25, 2022 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1111
Views: 280002

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I don't recall the year, but I had lunch with Kellner and Smisek at an event, with Smisek at my table. He was excited that the President just had UA in to get feedback on the modernization of the ATC and how it would make such a difference in the NYC airspace. Several Presidents later, is that stil...

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by atcsundevil
Wed May 25, 2022 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1124
Views: 278317

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

Why would United buy planes just to scrap? Does not make much sense to me. They could just be harvesting parts from those aircraft to keep their current aircraft flying. Is it really cheaper to buy aircraft as a whole just for the few spare parts that are needed, rather than buy new spare parts dir...

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by atcsundevil
Mon May 23, 2022 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

What a mess today for DCA and BWI. Significant cell over DCA and reaching up to BWI with dime-sized hail at DCA. Diversions to CHO, IAD, ORF, PHF, and RIC. Haven't searched if MDT or anyone else took diverts. PIT is a pretty common diversion for the DC metros, as is RDU and PHL. CHO isn't typical, ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun May 22, 2022 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official photo of Lufthansa's first 787
Replies: 36
Views: 8148

Re: Official photo of Lufthansa's first 787

Just a tip to users: you have to actually scroll down on the article to see the PR photo shared by Lufthansa.

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by atcsundevil
Fri May 20, 2022 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1111
Views: 280002

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

primarily because United relentlessly pushes the FAA to raise the anticipated airport arrival rates. Can you give one example? This is counter the usual accusation that UA wants the FAA to reduce capacity at EWR... Public comments and the discussion which occurs behind the scenes don't always line ...

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by atcsundevil
Fri May 20, 2022 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1111
Views: 280002

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

○ FAA needs to come up with ways of increasing capacity - the recent Florida bottleneck and ongoing EWR issues need solutions They aren't going to like the solutions, and frankly it's not entirely an issue that's the FAA's responsibility to solve. There's no chance of increasing capacity through ZJ...

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by atcsundevil
Tue May 17, 2022 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

Thank you atc for your thorough answer. Yesterday was a day with storm trouble 5/16. Most European flights 2+ hours delayed, with extensive ground time in Dulles. Domestic flights mainly 30-45 minutes delayed on the same bank. Somehow Zurich was on time and cdg only delayed by 30 minutes. Wonder ho...

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by atcsundevil
Mon May 16, 2022 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

Been loosely following an upcoming flight I have booked, IAD to BRU, and the flight has been on time easily less than half the time. The culprit is either 1) late push back at IAD waiting for connections, or more commonly, just crazy amount of time from pushback to takeoff. According to my flight t...

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by atcsundevil
Sun May 15, 2022 11:26 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Posting Russian Military Photos on the front page of the site
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: Posting Russian Military Photos on the front page of the site

I had wondered if someone was going to ask if it is acceptable for those to be there. I assume that’s what the OP meant but didn’t want to say directly. Do you really think that is a good idea? In what sense are you asking if it's a good idea? I think you can read between the lines and you know wha...

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by atcsundevil
Thu May 12, 2022 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Insurance while traveling across the US.
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Insurance while traveling across the US.

Insurance and medevac flights in the US is a complicated subject. Most are out of network and therefore only partially covered. The odds of getting into an accident and requiring a medevac are statistically very low. Any travel supplemental health coverage would be more than sufficient to cover any ...

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by atcsundevil
Thu May 12, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

Frankly I view Dulles as the most logical next step in AY's expansion plans, so I wouldn't be surprised if a IAD-HEL route eventually comes to fruition. I don't see any carrier operating TUN-US nonstop. The Tunisian American population is extremely small (most of the diaspora is in France or Quebec...

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by atcsundevil
Thu May 12, 2022 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

Several interesting mistakes on the route map on page 4, which shows nonstop service to: -Shenzhen -Tunis -Lima -Helsinki -Kuwait At first, I figured the map was old, given that LAN used to fly IAD-LIM nonstop, and UA used to do IAD-KWI, and I assumed that maybe they accidentally swapped SZX for HK...

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by atcsundevil
Thu May 12, 2022 1:19 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Posting Russian Military Photos on the front page of the site
Replies: 5
Views: 395

Re: Posting Russian Military Photos on the front page of the site

Eugenewats wrote:
Do you really think that is a good idea?

In what sense are you asking if it's a good idea?

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by atcsundevil
Thu May 12, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

They've finally posted the display boards from the open house. Warning: large PDF file here: https://www.flydulles.com/sites/flydulles.com/files/2022-05/IAD-MP_PublicWorkshop1_Boards_Final_Web.pdf Several interesting mistakes on the route map on page 4, which shows nonstop service to: -Shenzhen -Tu...

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by atcsundevil
Tue May 10, 2022 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes
Replies: 28
Views: 4720

Re: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes

Think you mean 'countries' rather than 'cities' in your second sentence. No — it can take days to drive from one city to another in Nigeria, even when they aren't that far apart. Exactly. I am referring to your second use of 'cities', which makes no sense as written. Okay. You spotted my autocorrec...

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by atcsundevil
Mon May 09, 2022 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes
Replies: 28
Views: 4720

Re: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes

No — it can take days to drive from one city to another in Nigeria, even when they aren't that far apart. Heck, it can take what feels like days to drive WITHIN some cities in Nigeria depending on traffic. :lol: So I've heard! In any case, the loss of domestic air transport in a country lacking ade...

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by atcsundevil
Mon May 09, 2022 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes
Replies: 28
Views: 4720

Re: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes

This is going to be extremely disruptive, to say the least. Some cities can take days to travel by road. Nigeria relies on its aviation infrastructure (such as it is) more than many cities of comparable size. Think you mean 'countries' rather than 'cities' in your second sentence. No — it can take ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun May 08, 2022 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes
Replies: 28
Views: 4720

Re: Nigerian airlines to halt domestic flights over jet fuel hikes

This is going to be extremely disruptive, to say the least. Some cities can take days to travel by road. Nigeria relies on its aviation infrastructure (such as it is) more than many cities of comparable size.

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by atcsundevil
Fri May 06, 2022 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA
Replies: 254
Views: 32148

Re: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA

A lot of people seem very focused on this move being related to the defense contract side of the business as well as lobbying. While that is undoubtedly a component, there are other very relevant reasons. Boeing already has a large presence in Northern Virginia, as does a fast growing tech sector in...

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by atcsundevil
Tue May 03, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

I've had pilots ask for shortcuts or to crank up the speed to get in before the curfew, so they are aware of it and occasionally lend it some consideration, but it hardly prevents late night ops. Certainly they're not canceling or diverting flights over it. JetBlue lately has had a lot of flights d...

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by atcsundevil
Mon May 02, 2022 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

I've had pilots ask for shortcuts or to crank up the speed to get in before the curfew, so they are aware of it and occasionally lend it some consideration, but it hardly prevents late night ops. Certainly they're not canceling or diverting flights over it. JetBlue lately has had a lot of flights de...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Apr 30, 2022 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1111
Views: 280002

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I would like to end by asking the mods to let this post stand. Ive posted demographic data before and its been deleted. This information is relevant to route planning. Source is data.census.gov. There's nothing wrong with it — it's relevant to United's network and the discussion. You've got a sourc...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Apr 29, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Orders 2 New 767 Freighters
Replies: 53
Views: 13226

Re: Air Canada Orders Two New 767s

This thread has been split into a separate topic as its a noteworthy event.

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by atcsundevil
Wed Apr 27, 2022 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Remember that most of the Coyotes' fanbase is in the East Valley, which is why the Tempe site is considered desirable. Talking Stick is good for the fanbase in the Northeast Valley, but leaves out a significant portion of the Southeast Valley, particularly in Chandler and Gilbert (especially the la...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Apr 26, 2022 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Question becomes, what is Plan B for them? Ultimately the Coyotes want to be in some sort of entertainment district but the only large enough open land I see nearby that doesn't interfere with airport operations is at Van Buren & Priest (the massive parking lot for Phoenix Municipal) which is o...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Apr 26, 2022 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

I don't know the exact details, but ASU backed out of the plan to build a joint arena, not the Coyotes. Yes, and with good reason. The Coyotes were pulling the same crap the Cubs did with ASU, so the university saw the writing on the wall and pulled the plug. ASU had an agreement with the Cubs to s...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Apr 26, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1124
Views: 278317

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

Please keep the thread on topic. There's no need to rehash old arguments.

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by atcsundevil
Tue Apr 26, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

An office building and a football stadium are two entirely different structures. FAR part 77 is the only applicable issue as it relates to an office building, but the lights, fireworks, lasers, smoke, and other aviation hazards emitted from a stadium is a separate issue. ASU has had to change some ...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Apr 25, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concord(JQF) to test remote air traffic control tower system
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: Concord(JQF) to test remote air traffic control tower system

Interesting they're going with a different contractor. Leesburg (JYO) as the test site has used Saab since testing started five or six years ago. I actually thought they were operational by now, but maybe not. Sensis had to rework the system; new equipment was installed last year, and it has resume...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Apr 25, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concord(JQF) to test remote air traffic control tower system
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: Concord(JQF) to test remote air traffic control tower system

Interesting they're going with a different contractor. Leesburg (JYO) as the test site has used Saab since testing started five or six years ago. I actually thought they were operational by now, but maybe not.

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by atcsundevil
Mon Apr 25, 2022 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Several things. First of all the comment about the new arena hampering the possibility of the south runways being extended further East is complete nonsense. The runways cannot be extended further East because the Salt River is in the way. They are already extended as far East as possible. This has...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Apr 23, 2022 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Here is the update that was presented to the Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board last week: https://www.skyharbor.com/docs/default-source/pdfs/rio-salado-project/paab-april-2022---ted-update---jdf5.pdf?sfvrsn=58a26189_2 Here is the full letter from the FAA to the City of Tempe: https://www.skyharbor.co...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Anyone have any input on how significant the coyotes area will impact sky harbor or is it mostly just political posturing? Additionally, any chance that negotiations relating to the arena result in dropping the simultaneous departure restrictions. Construction will potentially be an operational cha...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Apr 23, 2022 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

SkyEye350 wrote:
Is there any plan for the dreaded United Concourse C/D at IAD to be redeveloped, it feels more like a prison cell than a terminal

Go to the previous page in this discussion.

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by atcsundevil
Fri Apr 22, 2022 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has decided to punish free speech
Replies: 112
Views: 7246

Re: The GOP has decided to punish free speech

Keep the thread on topic or it will be locked.

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by atcsundevil
Fri Apr 22, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1111
Views: 280002

Re: United Airlines Network Thread - 2022

There are not slots at EWR, which is the problem. The FAA removed them several years ago. Given the issues EWR has had over the past 8-10 months, I would anticipate a return to slot controls in the near future. The Newark area is also about to transfer from New York TRACON to Philly Approach, so th...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Apr 22, 2022 11:14 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Forum Numbering Question
Replies: 10
Views: 871

Re: Forum Numbering Question

I've been on a.net for about a dozen years and a reader for roughly a five or six years prior to that, and I don't recall there being any other forums. Wasn't there a seperate forum dedicated for the paying members, back when that was still a thing? There might have been. I seem to recall that mayb...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:59 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Forum Numbering Question
Replies: 10
Views: 871

Re: Forum Numbering Question

Moose135 wrote:
I think number 2 is reserved for when they start the Helicopter forum...
:lol:

Couldn't help yourself, could you?
:banghead:

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by atcsundevil
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Capitol Evacuated due to Possible Aircraft Threat
Replies: 7
Views: 2424

Re: U.S. Capitol Evacuated due to Possible Aircraft Threat

Woof, if this is true. The unknown aircraft was a parachute jump plane prepping for a drop for a Washington Nationals baseball game. https://twitter.com/adamlongoTV/status/1516912416914911232 Oh, it was a pretty known aircraft! 6460045 Irregular aircraft movements involving the military are very co...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022
Replies: 204
Views: 38681

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2022

Silver Line question: When open, is it possible to walk from the terminal to the Silver Line station or is a shuttle bus required to get across all the roadways and parking lot? I realize it's a long walk regardless but just wondering if it's possible without having to take a bus to/from. Thanks. Y...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:24 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Forum Numbering Question
Replies: 10
Views: 871

Re: Forum Numbering Question

Sorry this is just a useless and silly question, but I am curious to know about the forum numbering. In the URL, each forum is defined by a number: f=3 Civil Aviation f=4 Travel Polls & Preferences f=5 Technical/Operations f=6 Aviation Hobby f=7 Aviation Photography f=8 Photography Feedback f=9...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge
Replies: 301
Views: 31520

Re: CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge

Too much of this discussion is no longer aviation based, so it's being locked. It can continue in Non Av. Keep in mind that posting misinformation will lead to account bans. We're sick of reading misleading crap, and we're no longer issuing warnings for users peddling drivel inconsistent with scienc...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Apr 18, 2022 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 218
Views: 30169

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

I am surprised that WN is currently only operating 1 daily nonstop in each direction between PHX and ATL, especially with PHX-ATL being a hub-to-hub route for WN and the significant FF base that WN has in Greater Phoenix. WN really needs to increase frequency on the PHX-ATL route to remain competit...

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