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by flynlr
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 209
Views: 52406

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

some aerial views from april. meant to post these earlier.
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by flynlr
Wed May 08, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 209
Views: 52406

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

Aerial shot of the New Salt Lake city Terminals. great progress on the north terminal as well.
taken 04/17/2019...Image

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by flynlr
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 748714

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

anyone have lat and long coordinates of actual impact site?

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by flynlr
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 209
Views: 52406

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

great pix of ongoing construction here ..lots of progress on north terminal steel.
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https://slcairport.com/thenewslc/rebuild-progress-gallery/

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by flynlr
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Wright Brothers International Airport for DAY?
Replies: 9
Views: 1820

Re: Why no Wright Brothers International Airport for DAY?

yup KMGY was once called Dayton South ..I leared to fly there at Aviation Sales back in the early 90s. oddly enough my Instructors first name was Orville.

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by flynlr
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peruvian 737 Gear Collapse on Landing. P9-331 in LA PAZ
Replies: 10
Views: 4735

Re: Peruvian 737 Gear Collapse on Landing. P9-331 in LA PAZ

dcajet wrote:
Pictures from the incident/accident.

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that will keep engineering/Maintenance busy for a bit

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by flynlr
Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peruvian 737 Gear Collapse on Landing. P9-331 in LA PAZ
Replies: 10
Views: 4735

Peruvian 737 Gear Collapse on Landing. P9-331 in LA PAZ

does not look buff outable. .story . A Peruvian Boeing 737-500, registration OB-2041-P performing flight P9-331 from Cuzco (Peru) to La Paz (Bolivia) with 122 passengers and 5 crew, suffered the collapse of both main gear struts while landing on La Paz's Airport El Alto (Bolivia) runway 10 at about ...

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by flynlr
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travolta Donates N707JT
Replies: 67
Views: 28230

Re: John Travolta Donates N707JT

noticed there are several 707s on that airfield in GA . a couple Omega tankers and others.

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by flynlr
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA @ Guam
Replies: 29
Views: 5929

Re: UA @ Guam

Fun Fact World largest K-Mart is on Guam and is a tour bus destination for Japanese tourists ,to include all signage in both English and Japanese

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by flynlr
Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vale Joe Sutter, Father of the 747, 1921-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 7518

Re: Vale Joe Sutter, Father of the 747, 1921-2016

if you can get a copy, read his book . I will be dusting off my copy to give it another go this weekend called "747: Creating the World's First Jumbo Jet and Other Adventures from a Life in Aviation " RIP Joe ..... now its time to look for all the flightline pics taken of Flying Tigers/Tow...

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by flynlr
Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:20 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2547
Views: 290358

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

congrats to the staff. I have now officially logged in more times since the site upgrade than the previous 10 years! congrats again. good thing I like shorter passwords

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by flynlr
Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2547
Views: 290358

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

getting tired of having to login almost every visit. something that simple should be addressed before going live. yes I have clicked the keep me logged in button. there is a lot to like with the new forum and just about as much not to like.

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by flynlr
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site.
Replies: 453
Views: 33239

Re: New Site.

gonna have to be some display skins available. this current WHITWHITEWHITE does not work for my eyes. actually hurts my eyes. been here since the beginning and do not recall everyone screaming for a change. maybe needed to fix stuff for mobile users. but us old farts do not like change. especially w...

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by flynlr
Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA.com No Longer Redirects To Delta.com
Replies: 37
Views: 10241

RE: NWA.com No Longer Redirects To Delta.com

I still type iflyswa.com to get a southwest ticket. still works.
just got used to it back in the late 90s.

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by flynlr
Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai 738 Crashes On Approach In Russia
Replies: 282
Views: 91658

RE: FlyDubai 738 Crashes On Approach In Russia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jumbojim747" class="quote" target="_blank">jumbojim747</a> (<a href="#268" class="quote">Reply 268</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sarca...

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by flynlr
Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concourse C In CVG To Be Torn Down In Aug
Replies: 50
Views: 12686

RE: Concourse C In CVG To Be Torn Down In Aug

really not going to miss that at all.
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seemed more like a bus terminal than airport. zoo is a nice description

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by flynlr
Tue Feb 23, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 N7001U Ferry Flight Soon
Replies: 242
Views: 41414

RE: 727 N7001U Ferry Flight Soon

short video of a run down the runway today
https://twitter.com/dcatchpole/status/701877427882950656

[Edited 2016-02-22 16:12:08]

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by flynlr
Mon Feb 22, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Retire B747 Fleet By 2018
Replies: 103
Views: 24715

RE: United To Retire B747 Fleet By 2018

interesting those frames are all part of the Current CRAF and make up almost all the pax 747 in the CRAF see this list on the PDF at this link. https://cms.dot.gov/administrations/office-intelligence-security-and-emergency-response/civil-reserve-airfleet-january-0 I wonder how that capacity will be ...

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by flynlr
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Proud Bird Restaurant To Close For Renovation
Replies: 43
Views: 6731

RE: LAX Proud Bird Restaurant To Close For Renovation

I remember my dad taking me there in the late60s early 70s I vaguely remember listening to ATC while watching/hearing arrivals. and the nice smell of jet fuel. nice to see at least something staying there

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by flynlr
Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 - 43 Years Ago Today
Replies: 25
Views: 6223

RE: Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 - 43 Years Ago Today

that one always stuck in my mind as I also read the book when it came out.
that horrible TV movie on the other hand was disgusting.

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by flynlr
Sat Nov 21, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX To Build Celebrities Only Terminal
Replies: 98
Views: 25553

RE: LAX To Build Celebrities Only Terminal

sure seems to be a bit of envy in this thread. I say good for everyone involved.

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by flynlr
Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sporting Upsets - All Time Greatest?
Replies: 67
Views: 3451

RE: Sporting Upsets - All Time Greatest?

Who could forget the 2002 Salt Lake City olympics! One of figure skating’s greatest upsets Salt Lake 2002 Figure Skating individual Women <a href="http://www.olympic.org/content/archive/olympic-games-old/all-past-olympic-games/winter/salt-lake-city-2002-old1/top-stories/sarah-hughes/" target="_blank...

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by flynlr
Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Receives First 787-9
Replies: 38
Views: 18036

RE: BA Receives First 787-9

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/justloveplanes" class="quote" target="_blank">justloveplanes</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> t...

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by flynlr
Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dashcam Catches Aircraft Street Landing. Irvine
Replies: 30
Views: 5800

Dashcam Catches Aircraft Street Landing. Irvine

well that seemed to get the drivers attention. story ..http://www.ocregister.com/articles/landing-682989-avenue-emergency.html Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZydrXAq2pY while these things are not uncommon . seeing them happen on a dash cam is not something that is seen often if ever. I looke...

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by flynlr
Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will Doc (B-29) Ever Fly?
Replies: 85
Views: 38868

RE: Will Doc (B-29) Ever Fly?

#2 seemed to be a little temperamental,,,,,,,,,,,, wonder what that was about

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by flynlr
Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned B720 In India - Circa 1991
Replies: 19
Views: 10505

RE: Abandoned B720 In India - Circa 1991

it appears the aircraft is about 100 meters from the Runway. off to the side. not sure why it would be a hazard.

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by flynlr
Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Incident At MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 17787

RE: WN Incident At MCO

The Mechanics involved may see an increase in their taxi insurance rates.

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by flynlr
Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12 People Fall Ill On FJ NAN-LAX Flight
Replies: 17
Views: 4054

RE: 12 People Fall Ill On FJ NAN-LAX Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/deltaflyertoo" class="quote" target="_blank">deltaflyertoo</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Ewww.....that had to be a gross ...

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by flynlr
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Male Tsa Agent Fired For Groping Attractive Dudes
Replies: 50
Views: 14010

RE: Male Tsa Agent Fired For Groping Attractive Dudes

just fired or legal issues as well ?. hopefully.

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by flynlr
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Expansion
Replies: 124
Views: 18063

RE: LAX Expansion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HPRamper" class="quote" target="_blank">HPRamper</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Because we don't know what's coming in t...

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by flynlr
Wed Nov 05, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 16818

RE: The Rest Of Ohio (CMH/DAY/TOL/CAK/YNG) Thread

to think I used to take the TWA Tristars
from LAX-Day in the early 80s Nonstop

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by flynlr
Sun Sep 07, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures
Replies: 211
Views: 55098

Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures

well then . lets see about working on this part. I like the old style. . <center><table align="center" border="0" width="517" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=15454&filename=php5Z4cah.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/15454/php5Z4cah...

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by flynlr
Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next 748 Customer?
Replies: 183
Views: 36513

RE: Next 748 Customer?

sitting here wondering if the increase production rate is to get existing orders out , the line shut down to make room
for other types .

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by flynlr
Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remember When Everyone Could Go To The Gate?
Replies: 75
Views: 16491

RE: Remember When Everyone Could Go To The Gate?

I do miss the old days. when I received my drivers license in 1981 I was put to use taking my dad to the airport <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> for his trips to <acronym title="Dayton - James M. Cox Dayton International (DAY / KDAY), USA - O...

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by flynlr
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Any Military Helicopers Have Air Conditioning?
Replies: 8
Views: 7396

RE: Any Military Helicopers Have Air Conditioning?

flying from Yakima to Ft Lewis at around 13K feet in January. the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> worked a little to well. my DR Pepper froze solid sitting in the <acronym title="Nationwide Airlines (South Africa)">CE</acronym> window sill. the Inch of ice we picked up on the nose was a tre...

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by flynlr
Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL8872 Seahawks Charter Shows Diverting To MSP
Replies: 59
Views: 20258

RE: DL8872 Seahawks Charter Shows Diverting To MSP

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JetBlue1058" class="quote" target="_blank">JetBlue1058</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Ok, so both the plane and the pax ...

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by flynlr
Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78083

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jreuschl" class="quote" target="_blank">jreuschl</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> after looking...

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by flynlr
Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: St Maarten, An Accident Waiting To Happen
Replies: 65
Views: 16192

RE: St Maarten, An Accident Waiting To Happen

I have never understood why folks want the government to protect them from their own stupidity .
the need for nanny-ism is very strong these days, unfortunately to the detriment of society.
in the past the gene pool was adjusted accordingly as needed.

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by flynlr
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Light Rail Link To Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 5130

RE: SLC Light Rail Link To Airport

just an update,, the opening day free rides thing was Saturday april 13 ,,the Line is now open for business
approx 20 mins to get downtown "arena station"from the airport on the train.

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by flynlr
Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Light Rail Link To Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 5130

RE: SLC Light Rail Link To Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bohica" class="quote" target="_blank">bohica</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>One problem: According to the link provided ...

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by flynlr
Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Study: Tatl Flights "Very Turbulent" In The Future
Replies: 34
Views: 14186

RE: Study: Tatl Flights "Very Turbulent" In The Future

I stopped reading at the words climate models. those folks have a long way to go before the models even approach mediocrity

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by flynlr
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Boeing To Name New 777X The "777 Next"
Replies: 76
Views: 22533

RE: Rumour: Boeing To Name New 777X The "777 Next"

they could always move on to what the auto companies do ..
777-GT anyone?

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by flynlr
Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First Flight Ever?
Replies: 112
Views: 17338

RE: Your First Flight Ever?

would have to be late 1969 or early 1970 Continental flt 14 <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Kansas City - Downtown (Municipal) (MKC / KMKC), USA - Missouri">MKC</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX...

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by flynlr
Mon May 14, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida 180,000 Non-citizens May Be On Voter
Replies: 171
Views: 6092

RE: Florida 180,000 Non-citizens May Be On Voter

other than cost . simple solution. void 100 percent of all voter registrations in all states . and require state issued birth certificates to re-register to vote. if you are against this for any reason other than cost then you have an agenda.

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by flynlr
Mon May 14, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Carolina Votes To Ban Gay Marriage
Replies: 278
Views: 5997

RE: North Carolina Votes To Ban Gay Marriage

here is a view not stated but probably shared by many. my personal feelings have evolved over the years to be more accepting of alternate lifestyles becoming more accepted be it vegetarian ,Gay ,the other alphabet soup lifestyles and whatnot. but i have recently reached a point where id rather the g...

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by flynlr
Mon May 14, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Airworthy R-4360 Wasp Major Engines?
Replies: 20
Views: 29225

RE: Any Airworthy R-4360 Wasp Major Engines?

Thank you Jetstar for a great insight into this engine. I was a Military Mechanic and CrewChief in both the Army And Air force from the 80's till now. and really enjoy this type of detail.

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