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by rjsampson
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are all meals on flights to Israel Kosher?
Replies: 3
Views: 402

Re: Are all meals on flights to Israel Kosher?

All meals on El Al are prepared Kosher. No, meals on other airlines flying to Israel are not all prepared Kosher. Airlines do, however, plan for this in order to stay competitive. On routes to destinations that have a higher proportion of regional dietary requirements, their catering companies are w...

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by rjsampson
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In Flight Shutdown Rate 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: In Flight Shutdown Rate 2019

The 787, powered by RR, has so many issues that the FAA limited the ETOPS in 2018 for some variants from 330 minutes to 140 minutes. The GEnx had some serious cristal icing issues. The P&W GTF engine has more than it's share of issues. Most of the issues are indeed caused by reaching the limits...

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by rjsampson
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How will ultrafan seal the variable pitch fan?
Replies: 18
Views: 4377

Re: How will ultrafan seal the variable pitch fan?

So I guess it's save to assume the variable-pitch idea for the Ultrafan isn't going to happen. Really, the only REAL innovation I can see here are the cool-looking, blue CTi fan blades. I wonder why information on the Ultrafan is so hard to come by?

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by rjsampson
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In Flight Shutdown Rate 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: In Flight Shutdown Rate 2019

I get a daily email from Aeroinside listing all accidents incidents the day before. I have noticed that every day, pretty much, there is an engine failure on a Jet. I wonder if anyone knows where one can see a listing of IFSD incidents over time, and certainly in the last year. My impression is tha...

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by rjsampson
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SAN - What a Terrible Airport (Southwest Terminal)
Replies: 15
Views: 741

Re: SAN - What a Terrible Airport (Southwest Terminal)

San Diego - What an AMAZING airport. Especially because you can drop off your bag, and arrive at the terminal in 10 minutes. Or not. Man, I really, really hate that "inconvenience." I also hate one of the most dramatic approaches to see from the cabin, all of terminal 2, strong on-time per...

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by rjsampson
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Flight 2309
Replies: 26
Views: 4060

Re: Delta Airlines Flight 2309

Re: FR24, Me neither. And to the OP: You most certainly were not banking at 55-60 degrees, or anything even close. I was going to point out OP mentioned these "S-turns" were close enough to touchdown to see airport buildings (?!) which clearly wouldn't be a spacing issue. Then again: With ...

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by rjsampson
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Citation Hemisphere Suspended
Replies: 8
Views: 2596

Re: Citation Hemisphere Suspended

I can't imagine what this Silvercrest misadventure must mean for Safran. Relegating the engine to being an "R&D" platform is tantamount to admitting failure. Gotta wonder how many billions of dollars are up in smoke as a result, not to mention their reputation as a company that can dev...

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by rjsampson
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could an unpressurised passenger jet ever become competitive?
Replies: 70
Views: 8796

Re: Could an unpressurised passenger jet ever become competitive?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecnam_P2012_Traveller
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There's often a small exception to the rule...

While not a jet, a Part 121 Carrier called Cape Air placed 100 orders for a brand-new, unpressurized aircraft called the Tecnam P2012:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecnam_P2012_Traveller

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by rjsampson
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet
Replies: 109
Views: 9773

Re: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet

It is one of those things that should require more verification. From my understanding, for ESA's: At least most airlines are now requiring a note from healthcare professional and vaccination records indicating that the traveler requires an ESA. ...which I suspect isn't that hard to get from a shrin...

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by rjsampson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scenario Question: Unstable Approach
Replies: 19
Views: 2025

Re: Scenario Question: Unstable Approach

Why wait for the NTSB report when we have the ‘Texas fishing forum’ Yhtbsm Hahaha, yes: I had a great laugh at "Texas Fishing Forum" source as well... Max, for someone who's been around long enough to fly the 727: You sure are up on your Millennial-style internet vocabulary! I had to goog...

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by rjsampson
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaos at EWR: A flight attendant pulls an alarm, orders passengers to evacuate the terminal
Replies: 1
Views: 1557

Chaos at EWR: A flight attendant pulls an alarm, orders passengers to evacuate the terminal

Interest turn of events at EWR today: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/09/panic-newark-airport-fight-attendant-pulls-alarm-shouts-evacuate-active-shooter-terrorism.html Apparently, an Alaska Airlines flight attendant believed 2 passengers looked "suspicious." According to the artic...

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by rjsampson
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scenario Question: Unstable Approach
Replies: 19
Views: 2025

Re: Scenario Question: Unstable Approach

If it is an Airbus aircraft, then the first step I would do is the same. But for an Airbus, if the Captain is pressing on the priority button on his sidestick, it would be impossible for the PM then to take over as PF, wouldn't it? What would one do in this case? In this unlikely scenario, as a las...

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by rjsampson
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit in talks with Boeing's CEO? (Forgive if discussed already)
Replies: 2
Views: 470

Spirit in talks with Boeing's CEO? (Forgive if discussed already)

This article is about a month old, but basically states that Spirit is expressing interest in a potential deal with Boeing's CEO for their "larger aircraft." Interesting, given Spirit's all AB Fleet. The "larger aircraft" isn't defined in the particle (737-10? Future 797?) https:...

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by rjsampson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25321

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

It's a bit of a philosophical question. Is the 757 a clean sheet design or a development of the 737? After all, it has the same cross section, the same configuration, but a longer fuselage, different wing and engines, different landing gear and different nose section. I think you answered your own ...

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by rjsampson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 99063

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I think that in 50 years, land will be bought and CLD's runway will be extended. I think we will eventually see small mainline jets at CLD. With a long enough runway, you could even see intercontinental flights at CLD. Slim to no chance of that happening, even within 50 years. Not only is NIMBYism ...

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by rjsampson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any airlines still ordering A318s?
Replies: 19
Views: 2945

Re: Are there any airlines still ordering A318s?

Someone who managed to find their way to Airliners.net of all places should know what Flightaware is an how to use it. Take it easy man... People go to Airliners.net so they DON'T HAVE to go through Flightaware to do all that work. This is also a community, where people can also enjoy conversation....

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by rjsampson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How will ultrafan seal the variable pitch fan?
Replies: 18
Views: 4377

Re: How will ultrafan seal the variable pitch fan?

I'm puzzled by many aspects about the Ultrafan program. So am I. My understanding (years ago) was that the "Advance" would be the technological breakthrough, which would evolve into the "Ultrafan." And I sure don't see references to a variable-pitch fan any longer on the RR site...

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by rjsampson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25321

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

I have insider info that the next Airbus clean-sheet will be the A390. It will replace the A380 and will be a 3-5-3 seating configuration for a 3-class capacity of about 450. Are you being facetious? Is there a substantial demand for an A380 replacement? Or are you serious? Seems like the market ha...

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by rjsampson
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 99063

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Hey guys... San Diego native here. I pretty much see every plane that lands in the evening (walking the dog at Balboa). So quick question about a daily flight I see: Around 6pm every evening, I see the San Antonio Sewer Pipe landing. (For those unfamiliar: That's a Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner). ...

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by rjsampson
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25321

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

The A320 is "future-proof" because it represents THE pinnacle of NB aircraft design, and will still be in production until flying becomes unfeasible due to GHG emissions. ...not exactly sure what that means. On the one hand, you say the A320, EIS in 1988, still represents the "THE pi...

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by rjsampson
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25321

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

I would not be so certain. Yes, I expect it will be a tube, but two engines? I think that depends on whether we're talking about an electric / hybrid aircraft, or a conventional fuel aircraft. Airbus are investing strongly in developing sustainable technologies and partnerships - their next fully c...

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by rjsampson
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25321

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

Maybe a lean 1.5 aisle A300/A310/A330 replacement for up to 300 passengers single class. Very nice rendering, keesje, and I'm inclined to agree with you. By the way, what do you mean by 1.5 aisle? Especially as PM points out: The A330neo won't last forever and it's a big jump from the A321 to the A...

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by rjsampson
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25321

Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

I'm sure this has been asked before. With Boeing: It's pretty much out there: They're planning on (possibly)? embarking on their first clean-sheet aircraft with the NMA 797. Of course, with the MAX issues and the A321XLR muddying the business case, to invest ~$20 billion into a new program that'll n...

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by rjsampson
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How will ultrafan seal the variable pitch fan?
Replies: 18
Views: 4377

Re: How will ultrafan seal the variable pitch fan?

flipdewaf wrote:
I think RR have stepped back from the variable pitch part of the system and are just going for the gearbox.


Hadn't heard that... So is the variable-pitch fan concept initially presented in the Ultrafan promotions.... essentially dead now? If so, why?

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by rjsampson
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Minimum Runway Length Requirement
Replies: 10
Views: 2255

Re: Minimum Runway Length Requirement

We all know all know the variances in calculating t/o. I think the OP is looking for some straight numbers for comparison.

Let's just assume ISA standard, MTOW, sea level, 59 degrees F, winds calm 29.92 (1013.25), etc.

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by rjsampson
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 biggest failures in commercial aviation?
Replies: 47
Views: 2688

Re: Top 10 biggest failures in commercial aviation?

Can someone explain to me why no one has the Bristol Brabazon as #1 on this list?? One flying demonstrator (that didn't even have its interior configured), and ZERO orders.

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by rjsampson
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent
Replies: 52
Views: 8928

Re: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent

Across various types: How do the effectiveness of speed brakes vary on different aircraft? (I'm guessing they're all next to useless < 220kn). Any more/less effective than others?

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by rjsampson
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent
Replies: 52
Views: 8928

Re: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent

rjsampson, with regard to your general subject matter, “Captains admonishing FO’s for using speed brake on descent,” keep in mind while the entire “livin’ the dream” series is quite humorous, it is not completely accurate and most situations have been substantially enhanced for entertainment purpos...

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by rjsampson
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent
Replies: 52
Views: 8928

Re: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent

I noticed on the pprune forums that pilots were especially annoyed in these situations in the 757, describing the wing as the "cleanest" airplane you'll fly. Didn't check the time stamp on it... I'm sure there are "cleaner" airplanes nowadays... Forgive my ignorance: How do "...

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by rjsampson
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent
Replies: 52
Views: 8928

Captains admonishing FO's for using speed brake on descent

I was watching the (extremely hilarious) "Livin' the Dream!" videos about all the annoying things that pilots experience (highly recommended). Here's a part of one I found interesting: https://youtu.be/5-knyUBbpgI?t=108 Gist of it is: Captains frequently admonish FOs for using the speed br...

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by rjsampson
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Could the GE Catalyst be used to reengine 19-30 seaters?
Replies: 7
Views: 1298

Re: Could the GE Catalyst be used to reengine 19-30 seaters?

Wow, I just took a look at the GE Catalyst. Looks like it could be a PT6 killer. Designed initially just for the Cessna Denali, I wonder how many other airframes into which it would be incorporated. Might future versions of mainstays like the King Air switch from the PT6 to the Catalyst? If they did...

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by rjsampson
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?
Replies: 25
Views: 3847

Re: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?

RE: MCRD, (1) any building can be demolished. In fact, MCRD San Diego was on the BRAC list in 2005. Only lobbying efforts to remove it from the list saved the base. MCRD needs to be demolished and the airport expanded. MCRD will NEVER be demolished. From Wiki: "MCRD's mission is the initial tra...

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by rjsampson
Tue May 21, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway light intensity
Replies: 4
Views: 1631

Runway light intensity

From flying into uncontrolled airports, I usually key the mic to turn the lights on to the highest setting. Seems like most large airports keep their runway lights on a low setting. When I'm looking at the airfield as a passenger, the lights are almost invisible and the field looks dark, except for ...

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by rjsampson
Tue May 21, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 737 MAXs would have been delivered by now?
Replies: 6
Views: 1614

How many 737 MAXs would have been delivered by now?

Had they not been grounded, of course.

It must be hundreds, worldwide? Seems like the airlines aren't quite feeling the pain yet -- although WN had to cancel 5% of their flights this summer. They seem to be the most affected. I wonder when this will start causing more hurt to airlines. Thoughts?

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by rjsampson
Thu May 02, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your favorite or most fascinating aircraft type..
Replies: 14
Views: 1926

Re: Your favorite or most fascinating aircraft type..

Jet aircraft (all) - L1011 Regional jet - E-Jet E2 Narrow body jet - 727 Wide body jet - L1011 Twinjet - 757 Trijet - 727 Quadjet - A340-600 Propeller aircraft (all) - King Air 350i Propeller general aviation - MU-2 Piston engine aircraft - Lancair IV Turboprop aircraft - Tu-142 Unusual commercial a...

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by rjsampson
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

Re: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?

To the OP, I’m sure we’re all sorry for the “Airplane” references. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, go find it somewhere and prepare to laugh til it hurts. No apologies, that was actually kind of the point. To see if that scenario could actually play out in real life, and have a few laughs doing ...

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by rjsampson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

Re: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?

Yflyer wrote:
I don't know... that plane has four engines. It's an entirely different kind of flying altogether.


It's an entirely different kind of flying.

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by rjsampson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

Re: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?

Hmmm... Sounds quite a lot like the plot of AIRPLANE. :) I wasn't aware that there was a movie with this scenario... I just made this up as a thought experiment. I also forgot to mention that the controller had been drinking and taking amphetamines on the job. Sniffing the glue finally took him out...

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by rjsampson
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

What are the chances that a single-engine pilot could land a 707?

Apologies if this has been asked before, but here's the scenario: The captain, FO, and FE have all succumbed to severe food poisoning. A doctor on board confirms that half of the passengers also have the same condition, and the flight must land ASAP. The only passenger with flight experience on boar...

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by rjsampson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric nose wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 2943

Re: Electric nose wheels

I do know that Wheel Tug has a working system, and it works. So there must be enough space and power to make it work. One can retrofit it onto existing aircraft. Including a 737. It goes in the nose wheel. Installed over night. Comes with a camera to help you back away from the gate. You can watch ...

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by rjsampson
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why are the split winglets on the 737 MAX not scimitars?
Replies: 3
Views: 1406

Re: Why are the split winglets on the 737 MAX not scimitars?

You have to scroll up some, IDKW. http://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max/737-max-winglets/#/overview The max wingtip is called the AT winglet. Vid in the wind tunnel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD828p9Nt0U Fair enough -- certainly explains why the split winglet is more efficient than a tradit...

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by rjsampson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why are the split winglets on the 737 MAX not scimitars?
Replies: 3
Views: 1406

Why are the split winglets on the 737 MAX not scimitars?

...taking a break from other 737 MAX threads, I've always wondered: Why doesn't the aircraft have the Split Scimitars like those fitted on the NGs? They look nearly identical, except for that sweep on their tips (which make them look like scimitar swords). Was there no real aerodynamic benefit to th...

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by rjsampson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which city does need second, third or fourth airport.
Replies: 22
Views: 1521

Re: Which city does need second, third or fourth airport.

KSAN. Its single runway will be maxed out in 10 years. Unfortunately, all proposals (namely, joint use of Miramar Marine Corps Air Station) will not happen, so San Diego is pretty stuck.

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by rjsampson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 99063

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I think they should rename the airport "Charles Lindbergh International Airport". What was the last airline to operate 757s at SAN? Absolutely not. I say "Good riddance" to the name "Lindbergh Field" and that mural. So Lindbergh solo'ed across the Atlantic. There have ...

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by rjsampson
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl
Replies: 51
Views: 4234

Re: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl

Breed is irrelevant. ER statistics have Labradors as the leading breed for dog bites causing human injury. Not pit bulls. "Labradors are #1 at Dog Bites (because they are the most common large dog)" You have to look at it as Attacks by Breed/Population of Breed. In addition to this, nobod...

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by rjsampson
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl
Replies: 51
Views: 4234

Re: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl

ewt340 wrote:
Yeah, just ban all dogs altogether in the cabin.


No. My dog can sense impending seizures and alert the crew. He belongs in the cabin right at my feet.

On another note, he can also grab me a beer from the fridge while I'm watching TV.

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by rjsampson
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl
Replies: 51
Views: 4234

Re: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl

Shepherds were the iconic dog for blind guide dogs, the preferred dog of “the seeing eye” organization. But over time retrievers have proven better choices and now many guide dog groups dont train shepherds at all. Retrievers are more relaxed and shepherds are often triggered by children and cats i...

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by rjsampson
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl
Replies: 51
Views: 4234

Re: $1.1M lawsuit filed after 'emotional support' dog mauled 5yo girl

I second the cracking down on ESAs. Interestingly, I mostly fly DL with a Trained Working Service Dog and I guess per the American with Disabilities Act, DL just takes my word for it, which I don't understand. I provide documentation nonetheless. They key here is TRAINED WSD. Even more important tha...

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by rjsampson
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Adopt an Airport
Replies: 9
Views: 1268

Re: Adopt an Airport

2nd busiest single runway airport in the world Third Fourth actually, has been overtaken by Istanbul Sabiha-Gökcen (31M). Edit: actually, London-Stansted (28M) did also overtake SAN. Thanks for the correction. And exactly my point. MORE INTERNATIONAL GATES, SAN DIEGO! We have Japan, London, Germany...

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by rjsampson
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that operated all variants of a type
Replies: 29
Views: 1787

Re: Airlines that operated all variants of a type

Just found out that Malev operated all variants of the 737 classic (300/400/500). As a bonus they also operated the 737-200. They also almost operated the entire 737NG-series, only the 900 is missing. I think that Frontier Airlines also falls into that category (minus the 900 as well) before their ...

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