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by runner13
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Being a lifelong Middle Tennessee resident I welcome the growth. My problem lies with leadership that is just allowing it to all go unchecked. I haven’t seen the budget that just passed but I know the fire and police departments were having budget problems and the public school system is absolutely ...

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by runner13
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

This is a Nashville Aviation Thread. Not a Compare SDF to BNA thread. You always have to derail the topic with snarky comments to try and undercut BNA. That’s why no one likes you and everyone should ignore your comments. I find it funny that the thread usually goes quite for a few days after you ma...

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by runner13
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Got him

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by runner13
Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

A ? someone who works at the airport likely knows (it may be in this thread but lots of posts to wade through). I had some time to kill yesterday morning so I went to the observation area off Vultee Dr. In the 45 minutes I sat there (between 10:00-10:45), I noticed 2L/20R did not get a single movem...

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by runner13
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

General Departure Delays: at [BNA] Due to [ VOL:Volume ] traffic is experiencing Gate Hold and Taxi delays between 30 minutes and 44 minutes in length and increasing. More general FAA delays this morning. Wondering if this is runway issues or the fact that the center taxiway is still out of commiss...

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by runner13
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I would think you could put a concrete barrier on the double yellow line. They’re not that wide.

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by runner13
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Another deadly head on crash on Donelson this morning. I know that whole area is being redone eventually but I don’t know why they can’t put up a concrete barrier in the middle. There appears to be enough room. I’ve been driving Donelson pike since 2001 and it makes me nervous every time still.

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by runner13
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

It was nice for the airport to recognize allergy season and light up the parking garage the color of pollen last night.

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by runner13
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

We’re down to two runways. One for arrivals and one for departures. Traffic will get backed up at times but not 15-30 mins.

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by runner13
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

https://ibb.co/album/kLJKQa


Those are great! Talk about a blast of old liveries and airlines!
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Some pictures of BNA on 9/11. Sorry for the poor quality.
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Those are great! Talk about a blast of old liveries and airlines!

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by runner13
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

New to this thread. Haven't had an account on airliners.Net in the past 16 years. Worked at BNA from a 1986 to 2003. Have been following the Nashville thread for over a year or two. Basically signed up again because I had some questions and wanted to post some pictures that I took from September 11...

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by runner13
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Has anyone noticed that as of the last few weeks that there have been numerous general departure delays? They have ranged from short (from this AM below), to 30-44 minutes. I wouldn't expect that we have airfield or airspace issues, unless it is something related to construction in the "pit&qu...

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by runner13
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Has anyone noticed that as of the last few weeks that there have been numerous general departure delays? They have ranged from short (from this AM below), to 30-44 minutes. I wouldn't expect that we have airfield or airspace issues, unless it is something related to construction in the "pit&qu...

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by runner13
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Whenever a strong cold front comes through in the winter time our winds can be out of the northwest really strong at times. Usually [email protected] gusting to 35+. Is it a daily thing? No, but it is nice to have it. We usually wait until there are a couple of go-arounds before going to a straight 31 operatio...

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by runner13
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 796
Views: 78582

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

http://www.travelweek.ca/news/air-canad ... -and-more/

Upgraded service to two CRJ-900's. So reduction in frequencies from 3-2 but bigger aircraft.
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http://www.travelweek.ca/news/air-canad ... -and-more/

Upgraded service to two CRJ-900's. So reduction in frequencies from 3-2 but bigger aircraft.

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by runner13
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

It must be all that connecting traffic BNA gets :lol: :rotfl:

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by runner13
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Just announced British Airways will be upgrading to the 787-900 going daily on March 31st.

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by runner13
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Impressive gains for BNA. 124 departures M-S and 133 departures on Sunday. This is what happens when you become a Focus City. Connecting traffic continues to grow at BNA (along with O&D...but it is connections that make this schedule possible) Good luck on your subsidized one flight a day to LA...

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by runner13
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Pretty impressive. What’s with these Sunday only flights? They don’t make any sense.

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by runner13
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Cue the Nashville hater in 3,2,1.....

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by runner13
Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

It’s a trap!!!! You can’t engage him.

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by runner13
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I’ve been commuting multiple times weekly on Delta BNA-ATL-BNA for 4 years. I’ve never been on a flight less than 75% full, even since they upgauged some flights to the 757. My experience on SWA plus those of friends who have flown them since they launched is that SWA has horrible loads certain tim...

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by runner13
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

When did WN ever fly BNA-ATL? I’ve been working at BNA since 2001 and I’ve never seen WN fly this route? Did WN ever serve ATL prior to the merger with Airtran? Seems you haven't been paying attention to this thread. WN is flying 5x daily BNA-ATL against DL's 12x daily. And no, WN never served ATL ...

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by runner13
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

When did WN ever fly BNA-ATL? I’ve been working at BNA since 2001 and I’ve never seen WN fly this route? Did WN ever serve ATL prior to the merger with Airtran?

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by runner13
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Maybe if we don’t engage him he’ll find somewhere else to be negative?

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by runner13
Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I swear, some people’s kids. Ya know? LOL

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by runner13
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Always possible, but that brings nothing to the table and I think their STL flights are struggling a bit from what I've heard. Granted there's more tourist draw in BNA right now than STL.

Cue the St. Louis is better than Nashville argument.

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by runner13
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

They hinted a new airline.

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by runner13
Wed May 16, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

The ramp connector closes next week for 5 years. That will make things interesting. I fly out Sunday morning and am looking forward to seeing British Airways signage.

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by runner13
Mon May 07, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

They should start filling in the hole on the ramp pretty soon which will close the outer connector. The already congested ramp at peak times will get even worse. Now with Speedbird essentially blocking the whole north ramp for 15-20 mins during tow. I bet we’ll have a ramp control by the end of the ...

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by runner13
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Update on other things going on around the airport thats not at the terminal. The FAA has approved the construction for a new Air Traffic Control Tower. This is still very early in the planning stages. Five locations were identified recently and it has been narrowed down to four. The location ruled...

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by runner13
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Update on other things going on around the airport thats not at the terminal. The FAA has approved the construction for a new Air Traffic Control Tower. This is still very early in the planning stages. Five locations were identified recently and it has been narrowed down to four. The location ruled ...

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by runner13
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Btw, have they started filling the hole yet? If so, maybe the construction (on both the apron expansion and the terminal) will block some of the paths and will make it difficult for a widebody aircraft to navigate through. No they have not. I have heard there are some environmental studies still tak...

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by runner13
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

The ORD flight on F9 left as quickly as it started. One week they had it, the next not. No one even noticed.

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by runner13
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138072

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I noticed today that Southwest is finally operating out of C13 and C14. Was impressive seeing every gate occupied this morning.

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by runner13
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 540
Views: 42035

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

I would agree that PDX on Alaskan seems to be the most reasonable. However I think a 737-700 would work daily. Also just kind of an outside the box thought is YVR. Maybe an Air Canada A319 or a Westjet 737. Just spitballing though.

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by runner13
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 540
Views: 42035

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

WN just announced nonstop to MSP. Also I noticed yesterday they're prepping long term A for construction on the new parking garage. Anything been going on inside the terminal with A or D?

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by runner13
Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 1
Replies: 294
Views: 35826

Re: What's Going On In Nashville?

Haven't seen anything posted on here in a while so I thought I would add a few things. The hangar being constructed by the observation area will be for Skywest. Also I've heard the airport authority has started prepping the old concourse D for rebuild. Haven't noticed anything on the outside. Has an...

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by runner13
Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN August 4 schedule release predictions.
Replies: 176
Views: 19266

Re: WN August 4 schedule release predictions.

So hearing from a reliable source this schedule will not have anything other than normal seasonal changes and new flight allocations for SNA airport. Rumors at SNA is that WN losing 6 slots that the county is giving out to possible 2 new airlines. Another Rumor is AS and DL have both requested more ...

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by runner13
Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 1
Replies: 294
Views: 35826

RE: What's Going On In Nashville?

Nothing official but two weeks ago they had a helicopter taking pics of the terminal. The plans we saw were to extend the A concourse out and make an elbow around the edge of the ramp. This would add about ten gates. Reconfigure the gates on the B and C concourse. And completely rebuild the D concou...

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by runner13
Sun Dec 06, 2015 2:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My Own Mission 747: ATL-MSP-ATL On Delta
Replies: 14
Views: 7840

RE: My Own Mission 747: ATL-MSP-ATL On Delta

Nice report. I'm ATC and flew up to MSP to try to grab one of the jumpseats on your return flight. Sadly it wasn't to be as both jumpseats were taken.

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by runner13
Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Own Recollections Of 9/11/01
Replies: 75
Views: 9757

RE: Your Own Recollections Of 9/11/01

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/doug" class="quote" target="_blank">doug</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I was working for <acronym title="American Airline...

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by runner13
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Mainline Back To BNA
Replies: 23
Views: 4912

UAL Mainline Back To BNA

After more than a decade Ual will be flying mainline back into <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>. Starting in June there will be one A319 From <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym...

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by runner13
Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Special Needs Student Told To Remove Varsity Lette
Replies: 62
Views: 3352

RE: Special Needs Student Told To Remove Varsity Lette

I was an 8 time letterman in high school for cross country and track. Ended up getting a college scholarship. Let me tell ya. No one cared about runners in my high school or even college. Didn't get me laid more or make me more popular. Some of the non athletes called me a jock but I never considere...

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by runner13
Sun Dec 07, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Terms Heard On Liveatc At SFO-help
Replies: 18
Views: 4909

RE: Terms Heard On Liveatc At SFO-help

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cubsrule" class="quote" target="_blank">Cubsrule</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Who says the FAA doesn't have a sense of h...

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by runner13
Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Want To Fly 767/777 As A ATC
Replies: 13
Views: 1644

RE: Want To Fly 767/777 As A ATC

There are stringent rules for ATC and flight deck training. One of them is not posting on social media so be careful. I will be catching the 787 next month from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton Int...

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by runner13
Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BNA-SFO/OAK
Replies: 17
Views: 2382

RE: BNA-SFO/OAK

I have no data to support this but being a former gate agent for United Express at <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>, there are a lot of <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym>'s on United with a lot of corporate contracts out...

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by runner13
Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Tatl Flights: US/LH From RDU To Italy
Replies: 49
Views: 15120

RE: My First Tatl Flights: US/LH From RDU To Italy

Great report. This trip brought back so many memories for me as I took almost the exact same trip after my freshmen year in high school in 1998. Flew <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (...

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by runner13
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice In Vegas
Replies: 24
Views: 2438

RE: Advice In Vegas

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">blueflyer</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>If a steakhouse you want, Vic and Anthon...

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by runner13
Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice In Vegas
Replies: 24
Views: 2438

Advice In Vegas

Hello everyone, and thank you for your time in helping me. I will be going to a aviation safety conference with my wife, in Vegas towards the end of march, and had a few questions. During the conference I will be busy day, and night, so we're staying an extra night to have a romantic night. My wife ...

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