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by SegmentKing
Sat Aug 20, 2005 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New US Airways Livery Revealed Aug 23
Replies: 230
Views: 43796

RE: New US Airways Livery Revealed Aug 23

I'm thinking of going to CLT.. invited another Anutter to go with (only have a few buddy passes left!)....

anyone else going to go?

-n

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key West (EYW) Ever Recieve Mainline Jet Service?
Replies: 44
Views: 5613

RE: Key West (EYW) Ever Recieve Mainline Jet Service?

I'll ask the airport director.. he's been here since they filled in the salt ponds! In regards to the new terminal, we can't wait... you guys have NO IDEA how crowded it gets inside, especially in the summer. Continental will have 30 people in line for 4 positions, USAir will have 20, and Delta has ...

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key West (EYW) Ever Recieve Mainline Jet Service?
Replies: 44
Views: 5613

RE: Key West (EYW) Ever Recieve Mainline Jet Service?

Oh, we also get the Orlando Magic 737-300 in here quite a bit. She tends to park out on the SIDA at spot #12 .. which sucks when we need that space in the winter!

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Key West (EYW) Ever Recieve Mainline Jet Service?
Replies: 44
Views: 5613

RE: Key West (EYW) Ever Recieve Mainline Jet Service?

Being my "home" airport :P 1. We have 11 positions on the ramp. All are for aircraft with a wingspan of 102 feet or less, leaving only 4 feet of space between each. 2. Yes, US is trying to bring E170s into <acronym title="Key West - International (EYW / KEYW), USA - Florida">EYW</acronym>. Plan is t...

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 18, 2005 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A340 Landed Halfway Down Runway - Investigators
Replies: 83
Views: 16766

RE: AF A340 Landed Halfway Down Runway - Investigators

... but surely the pilots should have been able to see the distance markers on the side as well as the landing zone markings on the runway for the other end.... even if they did see the landing zone markers for the opposite end (some 2500' before end) would the pilots have had time to spool the engi...

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by SegmentKing
Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US: FLL-GUA Moves To CLT; Double FLL-KIN/SDQ
Replies: 34
Views: 4849

RE: US: FLL-GUA Moves To CLT; Double FLL-KIN/SDQ

the 9 Nov update should be hitting the schedules soon. There will be a few more US departures this year than next, and some of the routes will be coming back for the winter.

-n

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by SegmentKing
Sat Aug 13, 2005 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Begin MCO-AUS/CHA/CHO/FWA/JAN/XNA
Replies: 38
Views: 6867

RE: DL To Begin MCO-AUS/CHA/CHO/FWA/JAN/XNA

The CRJs are going to United.

The ERJs are coming from USX ops.

-n

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by SegmentKing
Wed Aug 10, 2005 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A340 Landed Halfway Down Runway - Investigators
Replies: 83
Views: 16766

RE: AF A340 Landed Halfway Down Runway - Investigators

In regards to the pilots not knowing how much distance they have, most airports are REQUIRED to have distance markers off to the side of the runway. They say "1" "2" "3" etc meaning there is only 1,000 feet remaining, 2000 feet remaining, etc...

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by SegmentKing
Wed Aug 10, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Employee Travel Telephone Number
Replies: 5
Views: 28671

RE: US Airways Employee Travel Telephone Number

its difficult to get thru to someone... but at least its not to one of our call centers in Mexico or the Philippines where you surely would get someone confused. As stated before, click on "listings" from TheHub. Just remember to buy your upgrades at the *ticket* counter.. unlike UAL, very few trave...

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by SegmentKing
Mon Aug 08, 2005 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lawsuit Filed Against Air France
Replies: 124
Views: 11849

RE: Lawsuit Filed Against Air France

I am a Supervisor for a "legacy carrier's" regional Airline (owned by the main airline). Yesterday we had thunderstorms in the vicinity of our airport and I had to close our ramp - meaning we can't land, we can't depart due to lightning within 5 miles of the airport. We spent some time talking with ...

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by SegmentKing
Sun Aug 07, 2005 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways International Destinations
Replies: 13
Views: 7285

RE: US Airways International Destinations

well the charter is marketed thru Mega Tour Operator Apple Vacations... USAirways & USAirways Vacations isn't nearly as large as Apple...

which is why Apple can risk the charter...

and not to mention the charter flights are meant to break-even.. money is in the hotel rooms!

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by SegmentKing
Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspen Problem For UA
Replies: 113
Views: 9351

RE: Aspen Problem For UA

You guys need to do some reading of the newspaper in Aspen. You throw them some Q400s and they will have kiniption fits! the local crowd as well as inbound-cliche travelers *demand* jets... which is why I'm so surprised <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has Mesa doing a few Dash 8'...

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by SegmentKing
Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspen Problem For UA
Replies: 113
Views: 9351

RE: Aspen Problem For UA

Its apparent that only 2 or 3 of you in this thread have EVER been to Aspen. The real issue is the Go-Around.... you have to be able to TURN your plane without playing tag with the mountains.... Aspen is one of my fav places to go skiing, and its wierd looking down and seeing planes take off below y...

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by SegmentKing
Fri Aug 05, 2005 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspen Problem For UA
Replies: 113
Views: 9351

RE: Aspen Problem For UA

United's efforts to go "cheap" will only cost them in the long run.

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by SegmentKing
Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways/Republic Transaction Delayed (MDA)
Replies: 2
Views: 2138

RE: US Airways/Republic Transaction Delayed (MDA)

I thought that NONE Of the 390 pilots accepted Republic's offer of $10 less per hour, check airmanship, and reset their DOH/DOT :P :P

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Landed In Toronto Despite "Red Alert"
Replies: 46
Views: 10724

RE: Jet Landed In Toronto Despite "Red Alert"

Interesting that 20 years ago DL 191 crashed due to a thunderstorm, although they flew right thru a cell *with* lightning visible...

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 04, 2005 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic At FLL?
Replies: 27
Views: 2956

RE: Republic At FLL?

actually that was over at Boca Chica NAS which is 2 miles off the end of runway 9. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> uses it as an alternate airport for the 767s and A300s. Our runway is only 4800 x 100 with water on both ends - Cow Key Channel on one side, salt ponds (swamp) on ...

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 04, 2005 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair
Replies: 30
Views: 2784

RE: Bahamasair

Chalks also has to pay Bahamasair a portion of the ticket fees as part of the Cabotage agreement. I don't think we'll see any airlines getting 5th Freedom rights out of the Bahamas.. I know I spent about a year trying to get Anthony Dean's office to allow my former employer to carry passengers from ...

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by SegmentKing
Thu Aug 04, 2005 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Wrong With USAirways Res?
Replies: 33
Views: 5109

RE: What Is Wrong With USAirways Res?

JetSoutheast...

800 325 9999

is the non-rev number that gets you thru to a human at Winston Res.... NEVER india.

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by SegmentKing
Tue Aug 02, 2005 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic At FLL?
Replies: 27
Views: 2956

RE: Republic At FLL?

Groundstop, As of now there's nothing to say otherwise in the RGG's (USAir talk). But there is hope that they will bring the E170s down here, at least for the summer, due to the CRJ's really bad payload restrictions... right now they can only take 38 (and that's on a GOOD day) out of here.... winter...

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by SegmentKing
Tue Aug 02, 2005 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence At ACY
Replies: 14
Views: 2275

RE: Independence At ACY

this is going to sound really bad...

... but I know at one airline they WILL provide positive space travel for flight attendant open house interviews, but that's only because they are REALLY despirate right now to fill a September class...

-n

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by SegmentKing
Tue Aug 02, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independence At ACY
Replies: 14
Views: 2275

RE: Independence At ACY

SHUPirate, I'm very close with some <acronym title="Hahn Air Lines (Germany)">HR</acronym> managers/directors/recruiters. Not *all* jobs are eligible for transportation, including some in-flight openhouses. If you are applying for a non-management airport job, then they would not offer space-a consi...

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by SegmentKing
Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic At FLL?
Replies: 27
Views: 2956

RE: Republic At FLL?

FLL-<acronym title="Providenciales - International (PLS / MBPV), Turks and Caicos Islands">PLS</acronym>, <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>, <...

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by SegmentKing
Tue Aug 02, 2005 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic At FLL?
Replies: 27
Views: 2956

RE: Republic At FLL?

.. we're hearing it will be USAirways...

there have been lots of talks of a USAirways Express crew base to open down here, so it wouldn't surprise me...

-n

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by SegmentKing
Mon Aug 01, 2005 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jetways At BNA
Replies: 8
Views: 2975

RE: New Jetways At BNA

Actually there are only 4 or 5 open gates on the C concourse.

D concourse isn't even that large, and its all primarily downstairs... should probably be closed off as I don't think its used for anything at all..

-n

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 31, 2005 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair
Replies: 30
Views: 2784

RE: Bahamasair

so basicly 1 out of 5 flights is cancelled......

that's something to brag about!

-n

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair
Replies: 30
Views: 2784

RE: Bahamasair

The problems at Bahamasair still exist, I'm not talking about financial issues.. the government will *always* subsidize the airline. Planes still run VERY late, especially those Dash 8s doing the longer flights out of <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA ...

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 31, 2005 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Bahamas Service
Replies: 51
Views: 4379

RE: US-Bahamas Service

Chalks still operates from FLL to Paradise Island (PID) and Bimin Sea Plane base...

www.flychalks.com

-n

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 31, 2005 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair
Replies: 30
Views: 2784

RE: Bahamasair

Bahamasair has a lot of problems... I used to sit on a Tourism Board representing the Out Islands and when we'd have meetings in Nassau, NONE of the Ministry of Tourism officials / reps or anyone for that matter would fly <acronym title="Bahamasair">UP</acronym> to <acronym title="San Diego - Mirama...

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by SegmentKing
Sat Jul 30, 2005 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Bahamas Service
Replies: 51
Views: 4379

RE: US-Bahamas Service

yeah, don't forget the Family Islands....  Smile

www.treasurecay.com awesome resort!

-n

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by SegmentKing
Thu Jul 28, 2005 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA Terminal Expansion?
Replies: 10
Views: 2980

RE: SNA Terminal Expansion?

dont' forget the short runway :P

I think the only place SNA can expand is UPWARD... there's no room the way it is!

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 24, 2005 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting New Comair Flight MSY-MCO
Replies: 18
Views: 3343

RE: Interesting New Comair Flight MSY-MCO

they are running out of flight numbers. Look at <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym> and <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> to <acronym title="Key West - International (EYW / KEYW), USA - Florida">EYW...

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by SegmentKing
Sat Jul 23, 2005 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colgan Air Interview
Replies: 6
Views: 3048

RE: Colgan Air Interview

PSA has 60 positions to fill for an August class. Call PSA headquarters, ask for Arlyn Owens.

-n

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by SegmentKing
Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying United Express: ORD-PIT-ORD W/ Pics!
Replies: 19
Views: 6969

RE: Flying United Express: ORD-PIT-ORD W/ Pics!

Btw, N601AW is a BAe 146-300, seating 100... your return trip was on a -200.. that's why Row 6 was in a diff 'position' in comparison to the motors...

how'd you like the landings?  Smile

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by SegmentKing
Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Pan Am V3 First Flight LCK-SFB & SFB-LCK W/Pics
Replies: 20
Views: 14229

RE: Pan Am V3 First Flight LCK-SFB & SFB-LCK W/Pics

PA belongs to Florida Coastal Airlines, which has fashioned its paint jobs after TWA, even though it got the old Pan Am code.. go figure.

-n

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by SegmentKing
Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Cities Formerly Having Trans-atlantic Service
Replies: 86
Views: 9953

RE: US Cities Formerly Having Trans-atlantic Service

Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach, Ft. Myers....

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by SegmentKing
Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta EMB170's
Replies: 15
Views: 4470

RE: Delta EMB170's

Its all a mess now with Republic because they were supposed to get 10 crews from MDA (MidAtlantic) to come over to get them certified to fly the EMB 170 and that hasn't happened.... they only had 1 pilot sign up and even s/he rescended (yah MDA, don't let your jobs get outsourced AGAIN!). I don't bl...

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by SegmentKing
Mon Jul 18, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putting A Career Before Relationship?
Replies: 24
Views: 12231

RE: Putting A Career Before Relationship?

I'm dating one of our flight attendants and it works out well... granted we don't see eachother everyday or even every week, we still adore eachother and do what we can to hang out.

It does help to have someone in the same industry you are.....

-n

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 17, 2005 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Employee Travel Card Fees
Replies: 20
Views: 11646

RE: US Airways Employee Travel Card Fees

actually there is NO differential between any USAirways & USAirways Expres wholey owned carrier. *<acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym>* of those guys fly S3. The only time they get trumped is when a US or USX /EN or <acronym title="Air ...

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by SegmentKing
Sat Jul 16, 2005 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Employee Travel Card Fees
Replies: 20
Views: 11646

RE: US Airways Employee Travel Card Fees

S3 - USAirways & Express wholey owned (MDA, PSA, Piedmont) - employees, spouse, dependents, and buddy pass riders with employee <acronym title="Sata International (Portugal)">S4</acronym> - laid off / furloughs <acronym title="Saegaga Airlines (Malaysia) and Shuttle America (USA)">S5</acronym> - Mes...

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by SegmentKing
Fri Jul 15, 2005 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waco Fuel Fees Block New LAS Service On Allegiant
Replies: 19
Views: 4915

RE: Waco Fuel Fees Block New LAS Service On Allegiant

.. it would lock the FBO into the 'pumping' rate, which is all they make for gassing up Allegiant's planes. I don't understand why they'd go from 7 cents to 35 cents a gallon. We're not talkin about 100 gallons a turn, which is probably what they do for American Eagle and Continental, but more like ...

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by SegmentKing
Thu Jul 14, 2005 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin, New Colors, And The BAE-146
Replies: 10
Views: 6648

RE: Air Wisconsin, New Colors, And The BAE-146

Whats ironic is that a few of the 146's are ex PSA / USAirways birds  Smile

-n

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by SegmentKing
Thu Jul 14, 2005 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!
Replies: 85
Views: 6683

RE: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!

<img src="http://home.comcast.net/~travelnate/dennis/an124.jpg" width="250" height="150" border=0> was turned completely around from the winds... <img src="http://home.comcast.net/~travelnate/dennis/gatearea.jpg" width="650" height="488" border=0> water came in thru the <acronym title="Air Canada">A...

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by SegmentKing
Tue Jul 12, 2005 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kelly Duncan Air Florida FA Crash Survivor
Replies: 5
Views: 9318

RE: Kelly Duncan Air Florida FA Crash Survivor

One of my employees said he knows her and she used to fly into EYW quite a bit....

-n

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by SegmentKing
Tue Jul 12, 2005 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Temporarily Discontinuing CLT-STX Service..why?
Replies: 10
Views: 4162

RE: US Temporarily Discontinuing CLT-STX Service..why?

It is purely a seasonal move and the fact is the flights are not heavily booked at all; USAirways doesn't have the financial resources for major losses on flights and friends in CCY have said that STX yields "drop off significantly" in the fall... Everyone is being rerouted thru <acronym title="San ...

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 10, 2005 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!
Replies: 85
Views: 6683

RE: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!

the airport is in no shape to accept flights. Most of the signs are down, a great portion of the fences have been ripped away, and there are plane debris all over the place... one of the sheriff dep's said some of the private planes flipped over and the hangar project (all under construction) flung ...

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 10, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 E190 Pictures?
Replies: 44
Views: 8604

RE: B6 E190 Pictures?

looks like TPA..... filler filler filler

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 10, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!
Replies: 85
Views: 6683

RE: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!

all flights for Sunday in and out of <acronym title="Key West - International (EYW / KEYW), USA - Florida">EYW</acronym> are cancelled. lots of damage at the airport; mainly small things but enough that may not allow us to open on Monday. The new hangars have also taken some damage as well... lets h...

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by SegmentKing
Sun Jul 10, 2005 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!
Replies: 85
Views: 6683

RE: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!

Power just came back on in Key West... been out for about 15 hours now. Wind gusts exceeded 80 mph at the airport. No real damage yet, lots of little stuff.... mainly from people not thinking about trees & where they park their cars. (please <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>, hurry up and coo...

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by SegmentKing
Sat Jul 09, 2005 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!
Replies: 85
Views: 6683

RE: Official Hurricane Dennis Schedule Changes Thread!

my complex is very 'closed' in and surrounded by some thicker houses / trees / navy housing... so wind won't really do a lot of damage. My place is also one of the newest apartment complexes on Key West (ok, so we only have 3 or 4 of them *lol*)... so we're Cat 3 rated. So far its nice outside, get ...

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