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by rajincajun01
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Interesting tidbit in the July Numbers for RDU http://www.rdu.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/July-2019-Activity-Report-with-CYTD.pdf Along with a 8.5% YOY growth, there were 29,000 + Connections. This is almost twice as many connections as 2018 ( the whole year). Anyone know who was doing all the c...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Gate 6 looks like it'll open any day now. Westjet and Spirit will likely move over to it so gate 12 can be shut down and relocated. https://i.ibb.co/KXXP83Q/Screen-Shot-2019-08-19-at-11-26-44-AM.jpg I flew out last week and it looked as they were already starting prep work around gate 12. I wouldn'...

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by rajincajun01
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Thanks for the update. I really hope that once approved by the FAA they can sell bonds ASAP and get the architectural and engineering started. The capacity issues at check-in are awful especially during the early morning rushes, at the current growth rate we would exceed 20 million passengers befor...

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by rajincajun01
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6769

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

Ishrion wrote:
Seasonal 2x weekly flight to LHR on BA 788?

With what slots? Why would BA cannibalize TPA while it’s competing with Norwegian there?

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by rajincajun01
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94270

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

AA announced they are sponsoring the Los Angeles Rams' new stadium. Is this the 'big' announcement? Allegiant: Yay!! We're the only airline with naming rights on a NFL Stadium! *Two days later* American: FTFY. We now have the naming rights for a stadium with TWO NFL teams. Technically three teams. ...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94270

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

gdg9 wrote:
AA announced they are sponsoring the Los Angeles Rams' new stadium. Is this the 'big' announcement?


Allegiant: Yay!! We're the only airline with naming rights on a NFL Stadium!

*Two days later*

American: FTFY. We now have the naming rights for a stadium with TWO NFL teams.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)
Replies: 94
Views: 11504

Re: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)

I believe Airside C at TPA has the capability to handle an A380. You are correct. The airport has stated this multiple times. Which gate? TPA doesn't even have a gate with double jetways, let alone 3 that most 380's use. Gates 39 and 41. A jetbridge doesn't need to be a double to accommodate an A38...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)
Replies: 94
Views: 11504

Re: Lufthansa Polling On Which City To Send A380 To (ORD, SEA, TPA, DFW)

IAmGaroott wrote:
I believe Airside C at TPA has the capability to handle an A380.

You are correct. The airport has stated this multiple times.

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 NEO Proposal
Replies: 34
Views: 5463

Re: A380 NEO Proposal

Please see any other the other 20 A380 threads covering this.

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by rajincajun01
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Midwestindy wrote:
rajincajun01 wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:

DL is already adding RDU-LAS, albeit 1x weekly, but still

January 2020 on Saturdays. Not overly exciting.


Going 3x weekly in May according to DL.com

May 2020 schedule is no where near final.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

ERJ170 wrote:
Does anyone know or heard when the United Club will be opening?

No set date yet. End of summer is what I’ve been told.

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by rajincajun01
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Sweet! But SJC has to be soon as it was just announced a focus city.. and where is AMS and YYZ/YYC??? So many better markets in the US for DL to add. Calgary doesn’t have the PDEW and YYZ is plenty well serviced/can be connected through LGA. LAS and DFW are far more likely. DL is already adding RDU...

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

DL launches RDU-JAX in September: Delta Air Lines operated by GoJet Airlines 6219 RDU-JAX 4 CR7 Times: 2030-2208 Daily evening CR7 Sweet! But SJC has to be soon as it was just announced a focus city.. and where is AMS and YYZ/YYC??? So many better markets in the US for DL to add. Calgary doesn’t ha...

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see CEB-USA again?
Replies: 11
Views: 2986

Re: Will we ever see CEB-USA again?

Don’t think Concord has the connecting traffic to feed this. Not that many people fly Allegiant to USA. :rotfl:

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to Taos Air?
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Re: What happened to Taos Air?

There were definitely ads around Austin near/at the airport. It was planned seasonal service. I heard it was a Denver Air Connection a/c, but I don’t know the accuracy.

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Aviation parkway is well below the level of the runway. They can build a bridge over the highway. Just look at ATL and the southern runway. it goes over 285. Aviation station is too far to the east to be on the runway path. RDU will have to find funds, but they have extra passengers to do it with. ...

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

What do you do with Aviation Pkway and Aviation Station then? The cost of what your asking is huge as well, and RDU is very tight on funds with all these projects. The north end is very close to Umstead and cannot be used for airport development. Aviation parkway is well below the level of the runw...

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Don’t think 5R/23L can be 10000’ because of Umstead. Umstead doesn't encroach that much on 5R/23L, even if it did, there is plenty of room on the 5R end to go south ( over aviation pkwy ) , along with the northward move. What do you do with Aviation Pkway and Aviation Station then? The cost of what...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Don’t think 5R/23L can be 10000’ because of Umstead.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local ... stage_lead

I think I read that RDU was not approved to have a 11,500ft runway replacement; only 10,000.
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jbwhite99 wrote:
Lots of temporary work to patch the runway on the Terminal 2 side: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local ... stage_lead

I think I read that RDU was not approved to have a 11,500ft runway replacement; only 10,000.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft
Replies: 84
Views: 9674

Re: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft

What happened to the Tecnam P2012 order Cape Air had?

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Air Adds 3 New Cities in 10-Route Expansion
Replies: 2
Views: 1554

Re: Allegiant Air Adds 3 New Cities in 10-Route Expansion

Been a while since PIE got some new routes by G4 standards.

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska/Horizon E175 Special Livery
Replies: 27
Views: 5452

Re: New Alaska/Horizon E175 Special Livery

Alaska tries to use these liveries when flying fallen soldiers onboard. Having a E175 in this livery allows more airports to be eligible to receive the livery if they don’t have Boeing flights.

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

We had about 30 diversions yesterday with the weather in IAH and Dallas. At one point we had a A330, A380, B747, two B777, and a B787 on the ground.

That was the third A380 to visit AUS. One Emirates and now two Lufthansa from IAH.

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by rajincajun01
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Numbers
Replies: 52
Views: 5742

Re: Flight Numbers

Alaska:

1-999 Boeing
1000-1999 Airbus
2000-2999 Horizon
3000-3999 SkyWest

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 142
Views: 13132

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

*Looks up new, but discontinued, Frontier routes from the past few years*

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

AA does not normally operate those gates, and those bridges are very different to operate from the ones they use on the West side. Sorry excuse, but possibly a factor. AA 777s are not uncommon here. Maybe every other week we get one. The maintenance team is also trained on meeting them. Sounds more ...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Austin had a ton of diversions today from DFW/DAL. Most notable were an AA 772, AA MD80 and an SQ 744. I saw an AA 772 at, I believe, gate 2, a DL gate, yesterday (Monday) morning. DFW had storms again the evening prior. Nice eye candy, since the BA and LH jumbos don't visit AUS until the late afte...

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

william wrote:
The gate areas on the C side at the end of the concourse sure does get hectic when the AA London and Dl’s Paris flights (777 & 767) are boarding . Was there construction restraints on the width of the new concourse?


Yes, due to the proximity of 5L-23R.

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to drop BUF-LAX?
Replies: 28
Views: 5424

Re: Jetblue to drop BUF-LAX?

It’s a bit early for schedules beyond January/February 2020 to be loaded or accurate.

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by rajincajun01
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8848

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

She was in Austin for almost four days just before this. Had a hole in the wing of some sort. Not sure if this is related.

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 58
Views: 14001

Re: JetBlue In Talks for A321XLR

They’ll look good in Alaska colors when they merge. :spin:

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by rajincajun01
Fri May 31, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?
Replies: 53
Views: 5747

Re: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?

I wouldn’t fly an E-175 on that far of a flight. Are you being serious? The E-175 absolutely has enough range to fly LAX-PDX. In fact, Compass Airlines operates the flight multiple times daily as American Eagle and Delta Connection. I find the E-175's extremely comfortable and would choose them ove...

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by rajincajun01
Wed May 29, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Was still here as of 2000. There was an apparent hole in the wing of some kind.

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by rajincajun01
Tue May 28, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like the Landor 747 is broken (or diverted?) in AUS. It's sitting up on the north cargo ramp, in a good spot to get pictures through the fence. Saw it on my way home and had to make a quick diversion to see it. I definitely haven't followed it religiously, but it's the first time I've seen it...

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by rajincajun01
Tue May 28, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 107
Views: 22317

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

How about Midwest buying out Via? (In their price range, planes are almost 20 years old) Contour certainly is a possibility. What’s the benefit other than a AOC? You can already get RJs dirt cheap. There is zero brand equity. I’m sure the charter contracts could be lured easy. Let them sink. Brand ...

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by rajincajun01
Mon May 27, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 107
Views: 22317

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

I wonder if Contour would ever be interesting in purchasing Via Air. Just a thought. How about Midwest buying out Via? (In their price range, planes are almost 20 years old) Contour certainly is a possibility. What’s the benefit other than a AOC? You can already get RJs dirt cheap. There is zero br...

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by rajincajun01
Mon May 27, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 107
Views: 22317

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

RJNUT wrote:
jonnyclam123 wrote:
VC841 AUS-SFB is currently in the air.


Which has not been one of their scheduled routes, so must be a re-positioning of resources out of AUS as that all concludes May 30th (or , now, probably sooner)

There is still one ViaAir E145 on the cargo ramp at AUS.

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by rajincajun01
Mon May 27, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like the Landor 747 is broken (or diverted?) in AUS. It's sitting up on the north cargo ramp, in a good spot to get pictures through the fence. Saw it on my way home and had to make a quick diversion to see it. I definitely haven't followed it religiously, but it's the first time I've seen it...

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by rajincajun01
Wed May 22, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51079

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

SFO has no issue with glass panels on their decks

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by rajincajun01
Tue May 21, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 107
Views: 22317

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

They are still tweeting this morning. Asked if they’re still operating and got blocked. Somebody is a bit sensitive.

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by rajincajun01
Sun May 19, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 4997

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

AUS got its first A220 with DL diverting its LGA-DFW. Are you sure it’s the first? I’m pretty sure I remember an A220 diverting to AUS a couple weeks ago. Everything else has been to other cities like OKC, TUL, and IAH. I haven’t received any other alerts from JetTip saying it has. One was supposed...

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by rajincajun01
Sat May 18, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 4997

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

AUS got its first A220 with DL diverting its LGA-DFW.

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by rajincajun01
Sat May 18, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 42073

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Wouldn’t mind seeing the Eskimo flying to London. :duck:

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by rajincajun01
Thu May 16, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 465
Views: 57186

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

So T1 is getting 8 gates (4 reactivated, 4 new) for Spirit (2 gates), Frontier (1? 2? 3? tarmac gates), Allegiant (1 gate), Via Air (0 gates because they won’t actually start), and 2-5 gates for expansion? Is the plan for B6 to move? B6 makes the most sense to move. They only fly domsestically, and...

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by rajincajun01
Thu May 16, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19486

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

drdisque wrote:
RL757PVD wrote:
I assume they wont be able to cater those airplanes in ATL and have to tanker in soda from JFK/BOS/MCO

I don't know if that was a joke but you can certainly buy Pepsi in Atlanta. Pepsi even has a bottling plant there.

That’s like ordering a Miller Lite in St. Louis. :lol:

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