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by caetravlr
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns
Replies: 77
Views: 12278

Re: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns

I believe that the purple is in line with Delta's current branding direction. Take a look at the Delta Reserve Card photos that came out on the American Express website this morning.

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by caetravlr
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 317759

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

I'm so glad there is someone here who can get good pics. I imagine you must have some pretty nice equipment as well. I can vouch for it being very difficult to find good spotting places here in CHS!

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by caetravlr
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 B747 The last of the four engine airliners?
Replies: 32
Views: 3110

Re: A380 B747 The last of the four engine airliners?

I am no aerospace engineer, but while we may not see any more large commercial tube and wing aircraft with 4 engines hanging from the wings, there may be other applications where 4 engines makes sense. With any type of design where there engines are contained within the body of the aircraft, it migh...

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by caetravlr
Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Premium Economy Hype
Replies: 34
Views: 2976

Re: Premium Economy Hype

My 2cents comes from my only Premium Economy experiences being on Air France JFK-CDG-JNB and back on two different occasions. While the seat cushions were a little thin, I found it far more comfortable than coach and worth the price that I paid. I do wish they offered pre-departure bubbly like some ...

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by caetravlr
Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Boneyard Planes to buy
Replies: 34
Views: 41790

Re: Boneyard Planes to buy

I don't think you would be the first person to do that, so certainly it is possible. Though the costs and logistics would be very interesting to have more insight into. Please keep us updated as you work through the process if you follow through.

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by caetravlr
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tiger Woods flying commercial first time in 10 years
Replies: 13
Views: 5562

Re: Tiger Woods flying commercial first time in 10 years

How many airlines fly from LAX to DXB nonstop? The linked article says he flew commercial for the convenience of the nonstop vs having to refuel his private jet.

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by caetravlr
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will JFK connect terminals airside?
Replies: 30
Views: 8511

Re: When will JFK connect terminals airside?

It WOULD nice if all of the airlines within the same alliance were in the same terminals at JFK. The poster above is correct about how painful it is to connect from Delta to Air France there. Fortunately, the desk agent in the Skyclub pointed me to a fairly straightforward way to make the trip betwe...

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by caetravlr
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did LH order the B747-8I?
Replies: 59
Views: 14545

Re: Why did LH order the B747-8I?

Am I mistaken in that I remember it being discussed on here somewhere that Lufthansa also got some major concessions on the 747-8i related to the Connexion By Boeing inflight internet not panning out?

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by caetravlr
Sat May 21, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Ends Fox Theater Sponsorship Over QR
Replies: 33
Views: 7865

RE: DL Ends Fox Theater Sponsorship Over QR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/psa188" class="quote" target="_blank">psa188</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Somehow PlanesNTr...

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by caetravlr
Sat May 21, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Ends Fox Theater Sponsorship Over QR
Replies: 33
Views: 7865

RE: DL Ends Fox Theater Sponsorship Over QR

Seems an excellent opportunity for <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> to score some points int he <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> area. There is a wide open sponsorship slot av...

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by caetravlr
Sat May 21, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undocumented 787 Deliveries From Charleston
Replies: 21
Views: 8225

RE: Undocumented 787 Deliveries From Charleston

The problem with <acronym title="Charleston - AFB / International (CHS / KCHS), USA - South Carolina">CHS</acronym> spotting, at least in my opinion, is that the interesting traffic here is so few and far between. So even if you can find a good location for spotting and photography, you have to be a...

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by caetravlr
Thu May 12, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Strategy Over Next 5 Years?
Replies: 99
Views: 18575

RE: Delta Strategy Over Next 5 Years?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/delimit" class="quote" target="_blank">delimit</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>Improving their balance sheet is not a sho...

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by caetravlr
Wed May 11, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Strategy Over Next 5 Years?
Replies: 99
Views: 18575

RE: Delta Strategy Over Next 5 Years?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/questions" class="quote" target="_blank">questions</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table borde...

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by caetravlr
Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Reported In Talks To Purchase Hahn Airport
Replies: 36
Views: 12685

RE: Amazon Reported In Talks To Purchase Hahn Airport

When Amazon first started, who thought they would be building massive data centers and leasing out computing time on their servers in a flexible manner? This just seems like one more piece of infrastructure where they can bring it in house, and if they can't turn it into a profit center on top of me...

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by caetravlr
Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 379876

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 47

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oly720man" class="quote" target="_blank">oly720man</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i> Virgin's latest, G-VDIA is en-route...

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by caetravlr
Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Delta Air Lines Follow Costco & Dump AmEX?
Replies: 85
Views: 17607

RE: Could Delta Air Lines Follow Costco & Dump AmEX?

I would think the opposite would be true, I would think that if Delta keeps "enhancing" the SkyMiles program, that Amex will be the one to dump Delta. I am sure Amex is still making a ton off of the relationship at this point, but Delta is working very hard to alienate its frequent flyer base and th...

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by caetravlr
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Boeing's Chances Of New 748 Sales Improved?
Replies: 79
Views: 17495

RE: Have Boeing's Chances Of New 748 Sales Improved?

I for one would LOVE to see more airlines take up the 748, especially the passenger version. However, as has been noted in several posts above, you can't really base your fleet decisions on the current oil prices. As I read it, the current oil prices are a result of the major oil producers pumping o...

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by caetravlr
Wed Jan 14, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Moves "Most" RJ Flights @ JFK To T4 Jan 13
Replies: 88
Views: 11858

RE: DL Moves "Most" RJ Flights @ JFK To T4 Jan 13

I find the variations in opinions on connecting in Atlanta to be very interesting. I have ALWAYS, since I started traveling for work in 1995 found Atlanta to be the easiest airport to connect in, easier than any other hub I ever used that involved a concourse change for a connection. It is simple an...

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by caetravlr
Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Cannon Salute At CHS This Morning
Replies: 6
Views: 3472

Water Cannon Salute At CHS This Morning

I was walking into the boarding area for my flight to <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtiss / North Beach / Municipal-La Guardia Field) (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> this morning, and happened to see a US Airways aircraft receive a water cannon salute as it was taxiing...

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by caetravlr
Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peter Nygard 727-100 At FLL
Replies: 18
Views: 7338

RE: Peter Nygard 727-100 At FLL

I saw this one when I flew into <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> last week and couldn't get a good enough look at it to read what was written on it. While I am glad I didn't get to see much more of the paint on it, I do wish I could...

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by caetravlr
Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter At RIV
Replies: 14
Views: 4725

RE: Dreamlifter At RIV

I guess I take it for granted here in <acronym title="Charleston - AFB / International (CHS / KCHS), USA - South Carolina">CHS</acronym> where I see Dreanlifters all the time. Love it when they take off low over 526 when I'm coming too or from work. Oddly, I've seen plenty of Dreamlifters coming and...

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by caetravlr
Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Mileage "Runners" & Loyalty...
Replies: 25
Views: 3533

RE: Mileage "Runners" & Loyalty...

There will likely still be people making mileage runs, though maybe not as many. There will be those who have throughout the year on full fare tickets for business, but fall just a few miles short of the status that will make next years business travel just a little easier. And there will be those w...

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by caetravlr
Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joe Brancatelli Lights Into United Management
Replies: 97
Views: 12013

RE: Joe Brancatelli Lights Into United Management

I will say, of the two times that I have flown <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> this year, there were serious delays on both trips. Nothing unusual, and not unexpected. What actually IMPRESSED me was how easily and quickly they were able to rebook my fiance and I on different flig...

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by caetravlr
Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 19
Replies: 309
Views: 47272

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 19

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hkcanadaexpat" class="quote" target="_blank">hkcanadaexpat</a> (<a href="#237" class="quote">Reply 237</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> T...

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by caetravlr
Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual 787 Destination
Replies: 19
Views: 18473

RE: Unusual 787 Destination

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CHS787" class="quote" target="_blank">CHS787</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>1st time A.Netter post, many years grinding ...

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by caetravlr
Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual 787 Destination
Replies: 19
Views: 18473

RE: Unusual 787 Destination

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/n126dl" class="quote" target="_blank">n126dl</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> but if they could get hacked down so I coul...

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by caetravlr
Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual 787 Destination
Replies: 19
Views: 18473

RE: Unusual 787 Destination

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/roseflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">roseflyer</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Charleston isn’t a particularly busy com...

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by caetravlr
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Will Leave Star Alliance In Early 2014
Replies: 81
Views: 27648

US Will Leave Star Alliance In Early 2014

I definitely won't miss them. When I was traveling regularly for work, I would avoid US at all costs unless all of the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> alternatives to get me to my destination were sold out or I had to book a last minute ticket with a tight schedule. I will miss t...

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by caetravlr
Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers In OZ214 Crash Sue Boeing
Replies: 141
Views: 26413

RE: Passengers In OZ214 Crash Sue Boeing

Maybe all of the passengers who followed the evacuation instructions should also sue all of those who stopped to get their things out of the overhead?

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by caetravlr
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13
Replies: 236
Views: 62589

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hkcanadaexpat" class="quote" target="_blank">hkcanadaexpat</a> (<a href="#195" class="quote">Reply 195</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> T...

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by caetravlr
Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13
Replies: 236
Views: 62589

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#187" class="quote">Reply 187</a>):<br/><i>ZA431 / LN76 (Hainan Airlines) on its ...

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by caetravlr
Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 735....... Dwindling Down?
Replies: 54
Views: 11249

RE: UA 735....... Dwindling Down?

Scheduled to fly on one between <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> and <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> next week. So, there is that. Coming back betwe...

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by caetravlr
Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue At CHS
Replies: 9
Views: 5048

RE: JetBlue At CHS

Wow, first Southwest, and now JetBlue... When I first moved to <acronym title="Charleston - AFB / International (CHS / KCHS), USA - South Carolina">CHS</acronym> a few years ago, I never imagined either one of those two flying here. When is the first <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acrony...

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by caetravlr
Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rampers Egg NO Saints' Charter Upon Arrival At ATL
Replies: 55
Views: 14075

RE: Rampers Egg NO Saints' Charter Upon Arrival At ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bobloblaw" class="quote" target="_blank">bobloblaw</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>I thought UGA and <acronym title="United...

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by caetravlr
Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 9
Replies: 238
Views: 49955

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 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/NYC777" class="quote" target="_blank">NYC777</a> (<a href="#225" class="quote">Reply 225</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Charleston - AFB / Interna...

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by caetravlr
Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 9
Replies: 238
Views: 49955

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 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/na" class="quote" target="_blank">na</a> (<a href="#221" class="quote">Reply 221</a>):<br/><i>Lot´s livery is the most boring on the the 787 so ...

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by caetravlr
Sat Sep 08, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 787 Touches Down At DEL!
Replies: 69
Views: 25561

RE: Air India 787 Touches Down At DEL!

Glad this has finally happened. Hopefully the second one isn't far behind! I can't lie, part of the reason that I am glad this has happened is because I am ready to see some new liveries on the flightline here at <acronym title="Charleston - AFB / International (CHS / KCHS), USA - South Carolina">CH...

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by caetravlr
Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CHS Dreamliner Plant Question
Replies: 16
Views: 3137

RE: CHS Dreamliner Plant Question

Is there a website with tour information? I would love to do that too.

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by caetravlr
Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern's New 787 Livery
Replies: 29
Views: 13278

RE: China Southern's New 787 Livery

I'm curious to see the other side. Does it look exactly the same, or the way the paint wraps around do the blue and the white switch from the front to the back on the other side? Whatever it is, it's awesome, and I hope to see some on the <acronym title="Charleston - AFB / International (CHS / KCHS)...

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by caetravlr
Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 7
Replies: 273
Views: 42556

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 7

I was SO hoping those Air India 787s would start leaving today... I'm ready to see a new livery on the flightline out here. I hope we end up with a China Southern or LAN bird here, those things are gorgeous. I'm not too familiar with spotting and good spots to take pics around here at <acronym title...

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by caetravlr
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Dumping Fuel Over Lake Michigan-8/3/12
Replies: 18
Views: 13080

RE: EVA Dumping Fuel Over Lake Michigan-8/3/12

I'm still curious about the details leading to this situation as well? But being ecologically illiterate, another question comes to mind. Is dumping fuel more harmful to the environment than the emissions from the jet engines while burning it? Also (and I believe I know the answer to this), what abo...

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by caetravlr
Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Begins Int'l Economy Meal Pay
Replies: 95
Views: 23710

RE: US Airways Begins Int'l Economy Meal Pay

When I stated earlier that I thought this was a good idea and that I liked it, it was before I realized that this was a chilled meal. $20 for an "upgraded" meal that isn't even hot? Are you kidding me? Definitely something I would not be interested in.

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by caetravlr
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Begins Int'l Economy Meal Pay
Replies: 95
Views: 23710

RE: US Airways Begins Int'l Economy Meal Pay

In general I despise everything about US. However, for $20 for a decent meal with wine, that might not be a bad deal at all. I certainly don't know any restaurants I can go to and eat that way for that price. I like having options for a reasonable price. I certainly like this idea better than some o...

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by caetravlr
Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stripping Down A 747 - BBC2 20.00 Sunday 15th July
Replies: 46
Views: 10431

RE: Stripping Down A 747 - BBC2 20.00 Sunday 15th July

That was truly awesome in my opinion. Aviation porn at its finest. We all know that these aircraft are incredibly complex, but my goodness you don't realize just <acronym title="Panama City (Balboa / Fort Kobbe) - Howard (AFB) (HOW / MPHO), Panama">HOW</acronym> complex until you see something like ...

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by caetravlr
Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO Says Boeing Starting Price War: Report
Replies: 124
Views: 21529

RE: Airbus CEO Says Boeing Starting Price War: Report

Business as usual, no?

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by caetravlr
Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 5
Replies: 251
Views: 52369

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#167" class="quote">Reply 167</a>):<br/><i>So this means we should expect a s...

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by caetravlr
Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Different Crews Report UFO Over Northern Chile
Replies: 16
Views: 7505

RE: 3 Different Crews Report UFO Over Northern Chile

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cmf" class="quote" target="_blank">cmf</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Until it is identified it is an UFO</i></font></td><...

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by caetravlr
Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 5
Replies: 251
Views: 52369

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NYC777" class="quote" target="_blank">NYC777</a> (<a href="#111" class="quote">Reply 111</a>):<br/><i>No, four.</i></font></td></tr></table> Tha...

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