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by jmc1975
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 77W on SFO-LIT
Replies: 21
Views: 4635

UA 77W on SFO-LIT

According to FR24, it appears that UA2586/22Jul SFO-LIT is using a 777-300. Any ideas why?

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by jmc1975
Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 773
Views: 154466

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

There is enough room at DAL to accommodate XP out of gates 11 and 13 (currently in use by AS) if XP shares gates with AS at DAL since AS currently has plans to operate only 13 daily departures out of DAL. The City of Dallas does have authority under the Wright Amendment Reform Act and the 5-party a...

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by jmc1975
Sun Jul 11, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 773
Views: 154466

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

MavyWavyATR wrote:
Going back to Avelo now, as well as adding on to some of the potential future destinations I listed earlier, do you think it'd be worth their while to look into maybe Hawaii once their -700's come online?

They would need to invest in an ETOPS program.

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by jmc1975
Thu Jul 08, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 773
Views: 154466

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

New routes coming what we think they may be ? Wouldn't be surprised if they look into maybe HSH (most likely alternate for LAS), COS, SEA or PAE, and maybe JAC. I could see JAC,COS and maybe SEA. I most likely think they would have to go to LAS because as we can tell places like GTJ and AZA didn’t ...

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by jmc1975
Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 338
Views: 78444

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

Is there any merit to the photos of the Swiss 787s that are floating around the internet?

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by jmc1975
Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1550
Views: 277335

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

LAX-ATH :stirthepot: The largest market is indeed LAX by far. LAX-ATH had 70k pax both ways in 2019 and was the third busiest unserved route out of ATH, behind BOS (77k) and SYD (75k). That being said, I don't see LAX-ATH happening anytime soon, given 1) it is a long route, 2) ATH is now very well ...

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by jmc1975
Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: 737 Freighter ditches in water off HNL
Replies: 371
Views: 85945

Re: 737 Cargo in water at HNL

Man, with all the mistakes in that CNBC article, I'm even eager to see Simple Flying's take on the story. Jokes aside, glad that the pilots are safe. Wonder what could have caused the engine failure? Though at this point in time, details are still in their infancy. Let’s see if Airways Magazine mir...

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by jmc1975
Sun Jun 27, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 237
Views: 34664

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

Which gate will G4 be using at PHX?

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by jmc1975
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish adding Dallas and Denver
Replies: 122
Views: 17768

Re: Turkish adding Dallas and Denver

With TK adding IST-DEN, it now doesn't sound so far-fetched for QR to start DOH-PHX.

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by jmc1975
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1550
Views: 277335

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

14 new Austin routes along with Tampa to RDU/BNA/LAX: https://viewfromthewing.com/american-airlines-14-new-destinations-from-austin/ E175s on the continental U.S. routes, 738s to LIR/CUN/PVR/SJU. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E3hg9_EXEAMvMT8?format=png&name=900x900 Nearly 100 daily flights out of...

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by jmc1975
Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1550
Views: 277335

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

14 new Austin routes along with Tampa to RDU/BNA/LAX: https://viewfromthewing.com/american-airlines-14-new-destinations-from-austin/ E175s on the continental U.S. routes, 738s to LIR/CUN/PVR/SJU. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E3hg9_EXEAMvMT8?format=png&name=900x900 Nearly 100 daily flights out of...

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by jmc1975
Fri May 28, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 237
Views: 34664

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

As from 01JUN, Boutique is suspending their operation at PRC, so yet again, air service between PHX & PRC gets axed. I found out because they called me last nite to tell me my return flight on 01JUN was canceled due to their closing up ops in PRC on that date. So, I never even got to try this s...

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by jmc1975
Sun May 16, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1499
Views: 278386

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

lightsaber wrote:
Please do not post to competing websites. This is your warning.

What is an example of a competing website?

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by jmc1975
Sat May 15, 2021 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 7880

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

Pi7472000 wrote:
That is good! They should require all current employees to be vaccinated as well!

Or what?

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by jmc1975
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 773
Views: 154466

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Delta350 wrote:
I think they have a chance at BHM

Not from BUR

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by jmc1975
Sat Apr 03, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1415
Views: 265599

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

The first ex BA Cityflyer E170 (G-LCYE) has nearly completed its journey to MCN for maintainace prior to entering service with Envoy. The aircraft that had been in stored in WAW since 7th May began its journey on 25th March flying from WAW to NWI. The aircraft remained on NWI until yesterday when i...

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by jmc1975
Sun Mar 21, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1550
Views: 277335

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

something like CLT-DUS/STR/HAM may be more likely to be on a 321XLR. but FRA and MUC will be staying. CLT is unique in how well it's able to serve those two cities for AA While DUS and HAM could work from CLT with the XLR (I do not mention STR on purpose) I think that it would be smarter to serve t...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"
Replies: 52
Views: 7976

Re: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"

I was unaware that not seeing Speed was possible Saw it on Aeroflot in 1995 flying between JFK and SVO, going both directions on the 767’s main IFE screen (no PTVs back then). Airplane explosion and all! On a longer flight, they could run a double feature: The High and the Mighty, followed by Fate ...

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by jmc1975
Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"
Replies: 52
Views: 7976

Re: 707 in 1994 movie "Speed"

Antarius wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
~*SPOILER ALERT*~
For those who have not seen this 1994 movie.


I was unaware that not seeing Speed was possible

Saw it on Aeroflot in 1995 flying between JFK and SVO, going both directions on the 767’s main IFE screen (no PTVs back then). Airplane explosion and all!

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by jmc1975
Fri Mar 12, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 239403

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Since DEN-FLG has been upgauged to a CR7, could we expect DEN-PRC to follow suit?

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 11, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1415
Views: 265599

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Does anyone know how the 170s are going to be configured with 65 seats? Are they going to keep them at 9 F seats and just take out a row of Y seats? If so, that should make at least half of the Y cabin as MCE seating. 9F/56Y so the first five or six rows of Y will be MCE. Your information is inaccu...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 10, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2528
Views: 337952

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

If WN ever wanted to serve Vancouver, wouldn't they just fly to YVR? Not really. WN has never served Canada, so the added time and expense of filing and government approval would not be worth it given the limited cross-border demand for their product at YVR. Keep in mind, YVR was well-served (pre-C...

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by jmc1975
Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2528
Views: 337952

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

Next 5 cities should be TYS, ROC, SYR, MSN & XNA. Possibly a DAY resumption would get mixed in. That would fall outside their expansion pattern of Anything but areas east of Colorado and north of South Carolina. Everything has been west or south. By the way, WN already serves ROC. My bad on ROC...

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by jmc1975
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2528
Views: 337952

Re: Southwest Announces BLI, EUG, MYR

Next 5 cities should be TYS, ROC, SYR, MSN & XNA. Possibly a DAY resumption would get mixed in.

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by jmc1975
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW/DAL) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 137
Views: 15937

Re: Fort Worth Engineering Firm gets DFW Term-C contract

Is the southernmost portion of Terminal C going to get a more permanent structure instead of the existing glorified modular structure?

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by jmc1975
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pope Francis visit to Iraq
Replies: 35
Views: 8212

Re: Pope Francis visit to Irak

Isn’t the pope also supposed to be going to Iran to meet with Ayatollah soon?

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future African Opportunities for Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 1903

Re: Future African Opportunities for Airlines

Africa and, more specifically sub-Saharan Africa, is expected to double in population by 2050, with nations like Nigeria leading the charge. It seems like there will be a lot of new demand for flying inside Africa but also to Asia, Europe, and the Americas. What will be the strongest hubs or player...

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2528
Views: 337952

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

BZN is a good add. Lot of growth there and about time they get more service. Where do you see that they’re adding BZN? There was a separate thread about it but it disappeared. If it’s true, it sounds worthy of its own thread, instead of sifting through this generic Southwest thread. BZN would be in...

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2528
Views: 337952

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

slider wrote:
BZN is a good add. Lot of growth there and about time they get more service.

Where do you see that they’re adding BZN?

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by jmc1975
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 237
Views: 34664

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

AntonioMartin wrote:
When's ANA and Emirates coming???

Being a OneWorld hub, it would more likely be JAL & Qatar.

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Sees Object While Flying in New Mexico
Replies: 27
Views: 23131

Re: AA Flight Sees Object While Flying in New Mexico

Saw this today from 'The Drive': https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/39367/airbus-encountered-unidentified-fast-moving-cylindrical-object-over-new-mexico Probably flying over Area 51... ;) Nowhere near Area 51 :shhh: C’mon man! Look...they were flying over another state that begins with the lette...

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 237
Views: 34664

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

Are there any updated statuses or photos of the work being done at:

-T4 S1 concourse
-Skytrain extension
-Apron area of the former T2
-Roadways/parking areas

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by jmc1975
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1550
Views: 277335

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

[photoid][/photoid] Unfortunately, other than the Colombia, Chile, SNA, UVF/PLS adds, these are all Eagle. BOS-JAC probably will be 1-2 weekly A319 or A320. Its almost 2000 statute miles. LAA A319 seems to be AA's preferred equipment into JAC - never seem a 320 scheduled FWIW. An A320 would be subje...

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1490
Views: 193031

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

With the recent terminal expansion at IDA and AA’s newly-announced IDA-PHX/DFW routes, how likely would AS be to start a daily E175 on IDA-SEA? I agree that AS adding IDA-SEA nonstop service using an E-175 might be a possibility with IDA being the largest market in Idaho without nonstop service to ...

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 237
Views: 34664

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

At this rate, I wouldn’t be surprised to eventually see a PHX-XNA route using an Envoy E175. That would be interesting, however COS, RAP, ICT, MSO, FCA, SDF & PIA may come first. I didn’t mention COS, RAP & ICT because they all have been adds the past couple years, but I fully agree they wo...

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by jmc1975
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1490
Views: 193031

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

With the recent terminal expansion at IDA and AA’s newly-announced IDA-PHX/DFW routes, how likely would AS be to start a daily E175 on IDA-SEA?

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by jmc1975
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 237
Views: 34664

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

At this rate, I wouldn’t be surprised to eventually see a PHX-XNA route using an Envoy E175.

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 08, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1550
Views: 277335

Re: AA launching MIA-TLV/PBM/LIT

Corpsnerd09 wrote:
What happened to "we can't make money on TLV" and now they got 3 flights a day during the biggest travel downturn in history?

Keep in mind that AA cut TLV in the Kirby/Nocella era, before their exit to UA.

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by jmc1975
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 773
Views: 154466

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Any proposed livery yet?

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by jmc1975
Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1415
Views: 265599

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

Read: Expect Republic to take over some of that E145 flying out of NYC The new (to AA) 65-seat 170s will be taking over whatever the -145 routes were. Republic apparently has 22 DL E170s and it was reported that Republic is shifting 22 jets to AA. Same jets? Or, some other combo of YX jets? Aren’t ...

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by jmc1975
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man lived on the secure side of ORD for three months undetected
Replies: 49
Views: 7055

Re: Man lived on the secure side of ORD for three months undetected

Was he waiting for his connection to Krakozhia?

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by jmc1975
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Golden Days at DFW
Replies: 126
Views: 10680

Re: Golden Days at DFW

Some rare finds back in the 87-89 timeframe (my time there) that were great to see: Thai and Korean 747s BCal DC-10-30s AA 747 SPs LH A340-200s And I’ll second the DL L10s. There might even have been a -500 in the mix, but not sure about that. Mea culpa on the LH A340-200s. That was later in the 90...

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 333366

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

What is the rationale behind having DFW-EUG/SGU/YUM/SBP/MRY/STS while neglecting DFW-ROC/ALB/SYR/PVD/ROA?

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by jmc1975
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1888
Views: 160315

Re: WN adding SBA & FAT in Q2 2021

gauchojon wrote:
USTraveler wrote:
Lots of people in these towns need to go south of the border a lot.

Ugh Really ?

Absolutely! However, most of these towns are closer to FAT, thus explaining the historically robust level of service to secondary Mexican markets.

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by jmc1975
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa signs updated CPA with AA
Replies: 50
Views: 9161

Re: Mesa signs updated CPA with AA

Surprised AA just didn’t dump Mesa in the move to simplify their regional partner makeup.

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by jmc1975
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 66426

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2020

AA is adding once daily LIT service on an Envoy 175 eff 12/17 - 1/4. Departs LIT 1540 Arrives PHX 1750 Departs PHX 1945 Arrives LIT 2320 WOW thats unexpected, I wonder with Envoy if there are other routes/destinations from PHX now? LIT is a sizable E175 MX base for Envoy. I assume the crews would b...

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 583
Views: 91565

Re: British Airways flight lands in Lahore after 40 years

Any idea on the state of the toilets on that flight? Very odd question. Not that odd if you've ever experienced a flight to or from the subcontinent. I’m a little perplexed as well. I’ve heard about Delhi Belly when leaving the Indian subcontinent, but going there, does the status of the toilets ma...

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