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by gcb5196
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20690

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

I'm with the group that rarely reclines my seat. For me, I don't see a benefit to the little recline that you get now. I have been on a couple of flights where the person in front of me reclined their seat the second they sat down and stayed there until landing, that was frustrating and annoying. Bo...

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by gcb5196
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019
Replies: 102
Views: 13518

Re: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019

OO only has 19 700's at UA, and as far as I know they are OO owned so they wouldn't be shifted over to G7. G7 could bring their planes over from DL and OO could repurpose their UA 700 flying elsewhere. Although after looking at the EV sale, OO was given protection over current flying and a priority ...

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by gcb5196
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New standing "seats"
Replies: 50
Views: 6484

Re: New "seats"

Poster in the background on the video shows overhead bin with bags in it. Red pull tag under the saddle, between your legs looks like the life vests. That aside, concept looks horrible. I guess very short flight, say no more than half an hour, maybe. But please no.

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by gcb5196
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest orders 25 E175
Replies: 37
Views: 5331

Re: Skywest orders 25 E175

Just a slight correction, while they technically haven't bought any E2's yet, they do have them on order. Now whether they actually get any is anyone's guess, leaning towards no right now.

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by gcb5196
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest orders 25 E175
Replies: 37
Views: 5331

Re: Skywest orders 25 E175

When the CRJ900's first showed up at SkyWest they were 70 seat all coach planes. No special closets were installed. They were great to fly on. I believe first class was added first some time later, followed by the bump to 76 seats. I would think this wouldn't be any different, however I have no dire...

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by gcb5196
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: E-170/175 Motion Sickness Question
Replies: 32
Views: 5215

Re: E-170/175 Motion Sickness Question

One of my craziest flights was on an E-jet, and from time to time this topic has come up. I wondered but didn't think there was anything to it, until I saw a notice through work about issues the aft FA'S were having during turbulence. This happened shortly after we started flying the E-jets so it se...

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by gcb5196
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: E-170/175 Motion Sickness Question
Replies: 32
Views: 5215

Re: E-170/175 Motion Sickness Question

One of my craziest flights was on an E-jet, and from time to time this topic has come up. I wondered but didn't think there was anything to it, until I saw a notice through work about issues the aft FA'S were having during turbulence. This happened shortly after we started flying the E-jets so it se...

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by gcb5196
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Thomas Cook suffered a winglet failure
Replies: 48
Views: 7871

Re: Which Thomas Cook suffered a winglet failure

We had a damaged winglet that none of the replacement parts would fit. For this plane they were drilled to fit and the holes on the two replacement parts were no where near close. The best matching part was robbed off another aircraft down for other work, and even then it was a fight getting it to f...

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by gcb5196
Wed May 04, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Expansion Now Includes North Concourse
Replies: 57
Views: 11509

RE: SLC Expansion Now Includes North Concourse

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/redzeppelin" class="quote" target="_blank">redzeppelin</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>1. the south arm of E concourse will...

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by gcb5196
Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OO Operated UA CR7s
Replies: 8
Views: 2580

RE: OO Operated UA CR7s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UnitedTristar" class="quote" target="_blank">UnitedTristar</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The s...

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by gcb5196
Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC In SLC
Replies: 27
Views: 6115

RE: AC In SLC

Air Canada announced some time ago that they were starting YYZ-SLC. I believe the start date is May 27th.

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by gcb5196
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are These Marks?
Replies: 12
Views: 10377

RE: What Are These Marks?

CRJ's have the balls

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by gcb5196
Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Nears Order Of 30 RJs To Replace Q400 Fleet
Replies: 195
Views: 36649

RE: Alaska Nears Order Of 30 RJs To Replace Q400 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym></a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>)...

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by gcb5196
Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3
Replies: 376
Views: 99679

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#139" class="quote">Reply 139</a>):<br/><i>Does any check actually involv...

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by gcb5196
Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start-Up Sequence/Process
Replies: 28
Views: 5703

RE: Engine Start-Up Sequence/Process

For what I'm familiar with, first flight of the day both engines are started. The #1 engine followed by #2. Single engine taxi is done on the #2 engine. The purpose as I understood it was the the #2 engine, CRJ here, provides hydraulics for the brakes in case of electric pump failure. Not sure if th...

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by gcb5196
Thu Sep 24, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start-Up Sequence/Process
Replies: 28
Views: 5703

RE: Engine Start-Up Sequence/Process

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Whiteguy" class="quote" target="_blank">Whiteguy</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Unless it's an air start at the gate we ...

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by gcb5196
Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Should Purchase OO
Replies: 103
Views: 16158

RE: UA Should Purchase OO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/exunited" class="quote" target="_blank">exunited</a> (<a href="#87" class="quote">Reply 87</a>):<br/><i>I am happy you are content where you are...

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by gcb5196
Sat Sep 19, 2015 1:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start-Up Sequence/Process
Replies: 28
Views: 5703

RE: Engine Start-Up Sequence/Process

Sounds about right. 1. Or the plane is connected to ground air. 2. Pretty much, this is when most people check to see if their gasper is open. 3. Yup. Also see 5/6 4. Embraer has a different way for power transfer to avoid the hard transfer, I'll have to pay better attention to see if the lights fli...

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by gcb5196
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta 737-900ER Honking Noise
Replies: 21
Views: 6166

RE: Delta 737-900ER Honking Noise

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gcb5196" class="quote" target="_blank">gcb5196</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Also ERJ's, at least ours, have horns. It ...

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by gcb5196
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest Adds 18 More E175's Under United CPA
Replies: 35
Views: 6799

RE: SkyWest Adds 18 More E175's Under United CPA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>It doesn't clearly say they are new in that ...

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by gcb5196
Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta 737-900ER Honking Noise
Replies: 21
Views: 6166

RE: Delta 737-900ER Honking Noise

I have heard a very similar noise on the CRJ7/9 when slightly releasing then applying the brakes or when first pressing the brakes. Also ERJ's, at least ours, have horns. It is a beeping noise and very loud.

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by gcb5196
Wed Aug 19, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Worst Decisions You Can Make On An Airplane
Replies: 41
Views: 20641

RE: 30 Worst Decisions You Can Make On An Airplane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LatAmFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">LatAmFlyer</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>The guy might've been sitting direct...

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by gcb5196
Wed Aug 19, 2015 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Worst Decisions You Can Make On An Airplane
Replies: 41
Views: 20641

RE: 30 Worst Decisions You Can Make On An Airplane

Keep your bare nasty feet out of the seatback pocket. Saw a lady using one as her personal foot rest. One, it's gross and two they're not meant to fold open like that. Another one, the view from the first class windows is the same as economy. Watched a guy come from economy ask the fellow in first i...

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by gcb5196
Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 2
Replies: 232
Views: 77231

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) 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/JetBuddy" class="quote" target="_blank">JetBuddy</a> (<a href="#128" class="quote">Reply 128</a>):<br/><i>Interesting business model, sounds luc...

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by gcb5196
Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC New Terminal Images Released
Replies: 30
Views: 9828

RE: SLC New Terminal Images Released

They had some good images on the website, not sure if they are there anymore. But the new terminal sits west of the parking garage and south of the international terminal. They will cut off the south arm of E in the initial process. The new terminal will replace 1, 2 and international.

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by gcb5196
Sun May 31, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flap Noises
Replies: 30
Views: 7784

RE: Flap Noises

Now I'm curious, are the flaps and slats hydraulic on these aircraft? The planes I work on (CRJ and E175) are all electric. So far in my search the 330 and 320 are hydraulic, never would have thought. I need to branch out a bit I guess.

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by gcb5196
Tue May 26, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Adds SEA-YYJ Starting April 6
Replies: 59
Views: 11735

RE: Delta Air Lines Adds SEA-YYJ Starting April 6

<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="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>The CR7 is for all intents and purposes ...

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by gcb5196
Thu May 14, 2015 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shameless Seating-4 Year Old 11 Rows Away Or Pay
Replies: 135
Views: 21138

RE: Shameless Seating-4 Year Old 11 Rows Away Or Pay

In my short experience as a <acronym title="Continental Micronesia (USA)">CS</acronym> agent, we made every attempt to seat children together with their adult travellers. Blocked seats, moving a positive space employee or asking someone to switch. Most people were gracious enough to switch. It was n...

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by gcb5196
Sat Feb 14, 2015 12:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: After Pushback, Aircraft Went Completely Dark...?
Replies: 20
Views: 4902

RE: After Pushback, Aircraft Went Completely Dark...?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Correct. And, I have not said otherwise, I...

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by gcb5196
Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ramp Outsourcing At DEN - The Mess Begins P2
Replies: 24
Views: 5145

RE: UA Ramp Outsourcing At DEN - The Mess Begins P2

"SkyWest also has, um, how shall I say, am inflated sense of themselves too, for a regional." Are you referring to pilots? Otherwise I don't understand, they are the world's largest regional airline. I know they are little bitty planes, but that deserves some chest thumping. On topic. As long as I h...

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by gcb5196
Wed Jan 07, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Would You Feel If You Saw This On Your Plane?
Replies: 65
Views: 30382

RE: How Would You Feel If You Saw This On Your Plane?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DarkSnowyNight" class="quote" target="_blank">DarkSnowyNight</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>Not much really.</i></font><...

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by gcb5196
Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Would You Feel If You Saw This On Your Plane?
Replies: 65
Views: 30382

RE: How Would You Feel If You Saw This On Your Plane?

Forget down by your feet, you should see what collects over your heads by the gaspers   

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by gcb5196
Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The MAX Be A Less Safe Aircraft?
Replies: 128
Views: 20611

RE: Will The MAX Be A Less Safe Aircraft?

I believe we have already answered the question of why Boeing didn't incorporate FBW in the MAX. It isn't economically smart to rework and certify a plane that will be insignificantly safer than the previous copy. And it won't be in production long enough to even care about it. As others have stated...

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by gcb5196
Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ FWD Cargo
Replies: 12
Views: 6409

RE: CRJ FWD Cargo

We called the guards cheese graters for your hands. I'm 6' 3" and I never had an issue loading the forward bins. As others have said they are great for valet bags and last minute stuff, except for animals. Easier than the back, maybe not, but I could usually have the front unloaded before the back e...

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by gcb5196
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Utah Aviation Thread
Replies: 113
Views: 6412

RE: Utah Aviation Thread

As far as I am aware SkyWest no longer takes cargo in the <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> facility. I was under the impression that freight through SkyWest went away and any freight for Delta went to DASH only and that was all handled by the Del...

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by gcb5196
Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC $1.8B Terminal Construction Begins
Replies: 45
Views: 8969

RE: SLC $1.8B Terminal Construction Begins

timf, I believe the idea was to save money. Long ago the airport plan was for a new terminal building and east and west concourse similar to what is in current hybrid plan and then for parallel concourses to the north, similar to a <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (...

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by gcb5196
Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC $1.8B Terminal Construction Begins
Replies: 45
Views: 8969

RE: SLC $1.8B Terminal Construction Begins

I found the info on the gates, there will be 75 gates, down from the current 86. But currently only 56 have jet bridges. So decrease in total gates, but every plane will have a jet bridge at least in theory right?

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by gcb5196
Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC $1.8B Terminal Construction Begins
Replies: 45
Views: 8969

RE: SLC $1.8B Terminal Construction Begins

Not sure where the 38 gates is from. The total gates will decrease from the current layout, although what they are losing is gates that do not have jetways, as in the E concourse. For the time being and actually clear into the 2020's almost everything is staying. The airport will be a hybrid of the ...

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by gcb5196
Sun May 04, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy(AE) Shrinks; 106 Planes And 47% Of Pilots
Replies: 137
Views: 26830

RE: Envoy(AE) Shrinks; 106 Planes And 47% Of Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Goldenshield" class="quote" target="_blank">Goldenshield</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i>My point is this: To assume that...

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by gcb5196
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 7
Replies: 288
Views: 92752

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 7

Paraphrasing the <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym>'s if I remember correctly, so forgive me if I'm wrong. An aircraft can be designed to have a takeoff weight over max landing weight, but must have a way to dump/jettison fuel to reach max la...

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by gcb5196
Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Carry-on Crackdown
Replies: 137
Views: 25202

RE: United Carry-on Crackdown

One problem I have with gate checked bags is that it can still be screwed up. I was asked to gate check at boarding because the plane was full. When I got to Salt Lake, no bag. The problem stemmed from the last minute gate checks for several of us on hand written tags. Luckily I was able to contact ...

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by gcb5196
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thinking About Becoming An A&P Mech.
Replies: 15
Views: 4239

RE: Thinking About Becoming An A&P Mech.

Thank you! I'm pretty excited. I was very relieved to get the Airframe license done and out of the way. It's all down hill from here.

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by gcb5196
Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thinking About Becoming An A&P Mech.
Replies: 15
Views: 4239

RE: Thinking About Becoming An A&P Mech.

Hi There, I am currently going to a community college for my A&P, just got my airframe cert. As others have stated I am just working on getting my A&P and then I will decide whether or not and where to go for my degree. They estimate the cost for school and tools for the A&P program at m...

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by gcb5196
Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SLC Hub Prospects
Replies: 108
Views: 11472

RE: DL SLC Hub Prospects

The light rail is supposed to open in April.

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by gcb5196
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest Airlines To Order More CRJ's?
Replies: 40
Views: 5357

RE: SkyWest Airlines To Order More CRJ's?

Good point, I know ASA had that policy when I used to work their flights. Not sure if that is how it is today with their merger.

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by gcb5196
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest Airlines To Order More CRJ's?
Replies: 40
Views: 5357

RE: SkyWest Airlines To Order More CRJ's?

The next gen's have a larger overhead bin and will fit a little less than the "dead yak" people are packing these days. The sad thing is as far as my experience just about no one, including the people working the flight, knows that. I would tell the flight attendant that the plane is a next gen and ...

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by gcb5196
Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest Airlines To Order More CRJ's?
Replies: 40
Views: 5357

RE: SkyWest Airlines To Order More CRJ's?

They make what looks a CRJ200, but do not offer it to airlines, it is only offered as a business jet. Don't know if that is cuurently the case, that's what it was a few years ago.

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by gcb5196
Sat Jun 02, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did DL Cancel OGG-SLC?
Replies: 40
Views: 7991

RE: Why Did DL Cancel OGG-SLC?

I believe if I remeber right when I started in <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>, <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym> and <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHN...

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by gcb5196
Fri May 18, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest/UAX Loses Ground Handling At 16 Stations
Replies: 110
Views: 17852

RE: SkyWest/UAX Loses Ground Handling At 16 Stations

There can be a big difference in work between someone who has some loyalty to the company they are ground handling for and someone who's stepping up from flipping 30 cent burgers to working 30 million dollar jets. We rarely saw graffiti in our bins until they started farming out the jobs including m...

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