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by BigJimFX
Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will The A380 Come Visit DFW?
Replies: 7
Views: 3839

RE: When Will The A380 Come Visit DFW?

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by BigJimFX
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway Inspection After A380 Take-off? Why?
Replies: 45
Views: 19539

RE: Runway Inspection After A380 Take-off? Why?

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by BigJimFX
Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cost Of Winglets
Replies: 38
Views: 8765

RE: Cost Of Winglets

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by BigJimFX
Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mechanic Died In SFO
Replies: 51
Views: 16519

RE: UA Mechanic Died In SFO

Wow! Haven't heard anything, but thoughts and prayers to the mech's family. This a reminder that this industry is not the safest, and bless those that work in it.

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by BigJimFX
Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATC Talk: What Does "with India" Mean?
Replies: 68
Views: 41243

RE: ATC Talk: What Does "with India" Mean?

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by BigJimFX
Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Congress To Mess With ATC?
Replies: 34
Views: 3479

RE: US Congress To Mess With ATC?

On more than one occasion I have observed ATC holding a "spot" in line for planes that return to the gate for fuel, or pax that need off. Though that may have to do with EDC times

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by BigJimFX
Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Has The TSA Taken From You And Why?
Replies: 49
Views: 10488

RE: What Has The TSA Taken From You And Why?

I had a pocket knife and cigar cutter (confiscated I guess) from my checked luggage. Which is interesting because I flew there with them without a problem. The kicker is... The pocket knife was a gift from my grandfather, who's funeral I was attending. When it didn't make it back with me I logged a ...

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by BigJimFX
Wed Sep 12, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick Question About US/HP
Replies: 37
Views: 4486

RE: Quick Question About US/HP

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by BigJimFX
Tue Sep 11, 2007 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW T-Storms - AAEagle Flight
Replies: 7
Views: 2452

RE: DFW T-Storms - AAEagle Flight

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by BigJimFX
Sun Sep 09, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick Question About US/HP
Replies: 37
Views: 4486

RE: Quick Question About US/HP

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by BigJimFX
Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attack Avoided At MCO?
Replies: 22
Views: 6152

RE: Terrorist Attack Avoided At MCO?

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by BigJimFX
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick Question About US/HP
Replies: 37
Views: 4486

RE: Quick Question About US/HP

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by BigJimFX
Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quick Question About US/HP
Replies: 37
Views: 4486

Quick Question About US/HP

I know that everyone says that America West metal does not operate US routes, and vice versa. However US937 departed <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> bound for <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">L...

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by BigJimFX
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Joins The Fight Against GA
Replies: 3
Views: 3576

RE: US Airways Joins The Fight Against GA

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by BigJimFX
Thu Sep 06, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Joins The Fight Against GA
Replies: 3
Views: 3576

US Airways Joins The Fight Against GA

Just recieved this e-mail from US Airways... We need your help making air travel more efficient Tell Congress to take action and modernize air traffic control The summer of 2007 has been difficult for air travelers and airlines alike. Throughout the airline industry, delays are at record levels and ...

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by BigJimFX
Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD And PIT Approaches
Replies: 12
Views: 3742

RE: IAD And PIT Approaches

Left side into IAD, Right side into PIT.

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by BigJimFX
Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 - More Than 380 Patents.
Replies: 23
Views: 9091

RE: Airbus A380 - More Than 380 Patents.

As much as I love the A380, It is becoming harder and harder to imagine it being a huge financial success. However, the many technologies that were pioneered during it's design and construction, will impact the industry for years to come. Kudos to Airbus.

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by BigJimFX
Wed Aug 29, 2007 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Series Engines
Replies: 33
Views: 10851

RE: A320 Series Engines

I was under the impression that the IAE V2500 did not operate as well as the CFM's. Something about poor performance in Hot/Humid/High Density altitude situations... Please correct me if i'm wrong, that was just what I had heard and read.

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by BigJimFX
Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex NWA DC10 At DFW
Replies: 6
Views: 3917

RE: Ex NWA DC10 At DFW

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by BigJimFX
Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Lifts Lighter Ban
Replies: 68
Views: 4994

RE: TSA Lifts Lighter Ban

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by BigJimFX
Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West B752 Liveries
Replies: 24
Views: 4130

RE: America West B752 Liveries

An interesting side note... If applicable. I saw a n US East 737 <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> in the new paint scheme today. I didn't know they have started painting east <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> in the new scheme while there are still <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acron...

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by BigJimFX
Tue Jul 03, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Queston About Parking At DFW.
Replies: 8
Views: 3202

RE: Queston About Parking At DFW.

Price yes is a difference, but at express, the busses meet you @ your car and are more frequent. The remote busses meet you @ the bus terminal and go every 15 mins or so. All busses drop off and pick up at the same places in the terminals. Depending on what airline you are flying (US or <acronym tit...

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by BigJimFX
Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Landing In Heavy Fog At LHR
Replies: 24
Views: 9127

RE: Landing In Heavy Fog At LHR

OK.... well considering there wasn't an alarm for the disconnected A/P after touchdown... Not to mention someone calls "in sight"... I'm betting it's hand flown. Pilots flying single engine planes with an instrument tickets are right there...Plus there is actually like 7 seconds from the "100 above"...

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by BigJimFX
Thu Jun 21, 2007 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1 Lap Around NW 744 In Y: Distance?
Replies: 20
Views: 4081

RE: 1 Lap Around NW 744 In Y: Distance?

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by BigJimFX
Mon Jun 04, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three Holers Still In Revenue Service?
Replies: 50
Views: 10637

RE: Three Holers Still In Revenue Service?

Depending on where you fly from... Champion flys chartered 722's from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to Mexico destinations and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>. I think from oth...

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by BigJimFX
Wed May 30, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Special Delta Visitor To DFW
Replies: 15
Views: 5441

RE: Special Delta Visitor To DFW

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by BigJimFX
Thu May 24, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SuperBowl No-Fly Zone
Replies: 15
Views: 3875

RE: SuperBowl No-Fly Zone

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by BigJimFX
Wed May 23, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil/Gas Under DFW?
Replies: 6
Views: 2284

RE: Oil/Gas Under DFW?

DFW sits pretty much on top of the middle of the Barnett Shale. A very lage area of natural gas. <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> has been trying to expand its profitability outside of aviation related money. One of the many things you can ...

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by BigJimFX
Sun May 20, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Among Best Layover Airports
Replies: 62
Views: 5392

RE: DFW Among Best Layover Airports

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by BigJimFX
Wed May 16, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stats And Facts On FAA Funding
Replies: 5
Views: 2615

RE: Stats And Facts On FAA Funding

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by BigJimFX
Wed May 16, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stats And Facts On FAA Funding
Replies: 5
Views: 2615

RE: Stats And Facts On FAA Funding

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by BigJimFX
Thu May 10, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Made Your Airline, Your Favorite Airline?
Replies: 26
Views: 7102

RE: What Made Your Airline, Your Favorite Airline?

Ok well I'll be the first one to list US as my favorite. So far I love US. (Though I have never flown through <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>) Mainly because they fly to my home town <acronym title="Johnstown - John Murtha / Cambria County...

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by BigJimFX
Mon May 07, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 963 DFW-GRU 04 May Diversion Returning To DFW
Replies: 10
Views: 6145

RE: AA 963 DFW-GRU 04 May Diversion Returning To DFW

Well if its Tech, they either put them up in a hotel. One, or several, they can get a good rate at, or/and they put them on a different plane.

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by BigJimFX
Mon May 07, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/TW MD-80 Question
Replies: 2
Views: 3791

RE: AA/TW MD-80 Question

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by BigJimFX
Sun May 06, 2007 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 963 DFW-GRU 04 May Diversion Returning To DFW
Replies: 10
Views: 6145

RE: AA 963 DFW-GRU 04 May Diversion Returning To DFW

Non event... A/C Landed and taxied back to the gate unassisted. Seriously, these happen all the time.

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by BigJimFX
Sun May 06, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway Safety Buffer Zones
Replies: 13
Views: 5911

RE: Runway Safety Buffer Zones

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by BigJimFX
Fri May 04, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway Safety Buffer Zones
Replies: 13
Views: 5911

RE: Runway Safety Buffer Zones

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by BigJimFX
Thu May 03, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW - Here WE Go Again
Replies: 43
Views: 8278

RE: DFW - Here WE Go Again

HA <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> Here YOU go again... I'm off today LOL <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacin...

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by BigJimFX
Thu May 03, 2007 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Steelers Scheme
Replies: 63
Views: 10821

RE: US Airways Steelers Scheme

WHOOO HOOOO!!!! Guess who's got a new desktop back ground.... This Guy!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/hyper.gif" alt="hyper" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/hyper.gif" alt="hyper" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/hyper.gif" a...

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by BigJimFX
Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did UPS Ever Operate Metro's?...
Replies: 8
Views: 3074

RE: Did UPS Ever Operate Metro's?...

Yeah, both Ameriflight, and MartinAir (Martech) with their C208's operate out of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> with UPS. I have seen a couple of Merlins with old UPS colors, but it seems that Ameriflight is coming into their own. With th...

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by BigJimFX
Tue Apr 17, 2007 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Some Crews Give Attitude To US Customs?
Replies: 48
Views: 11251

RE: Why Do Some Crews Give Attitude To US Customs?

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by BigJimFX
Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: D328 Off Runway Kteb!
Replies: 21
Views: 4780

RE: D328 Off Runway Kteb!

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by BigJimFX
Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hail At DFW?
Replies: 36
Views: 5318

RE: Hail At DFW?

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by BigJimFX
Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Going On At PIT?
Replies: 162
Views: 10853

RE: Whats Going On At PIT?

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by BigJimFX
Sat Apr 14, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Going On At PIT?
Replies: 162
Views: 10853

RE: Whats Going On At PIT?

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by BigJimFX
Sat Apr 14, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hail At DFW?
Replies: 36
Views: 5318

RE: Hail At DFW?

There were A/C Damaged due to hail. Pax in the terminals were evacuated to safe areas due to a possible tornado south of the field. It's going to be a long night for sure.

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by BigJimFX
Wed Apr 11, 2007 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Sterile Is The Cockpit Below 10,000'?
Replies: 26
Views: 7446

RE: How Sterile Is The Cockpit Below 10,000'?

Well when I jumpseated w/ <acronym title="Federal Express (USA)">FX</acronym>, a sterile cockpit basically meant no distractions in the cockpit. Talking to ATC is kinda mandatory. If the pilot doing the talking felt distracted he would have just said "I dunno" (Regarding the question) or not reply t...

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by BigJimFX
Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Will Be The Next AW A319 Special Scheme?
Replies: 15
Views: 3995

RE: Which Will Be The Next AW A319 Special Scheme?

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by BigJimFX
Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My Plan For An A380-PF
Replies: 14
Views: 5558

RE: My Plan For An A380-PF

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by BigJimFX
Thu Apr 05, 2007 4:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing Approach Speeds
Replies: 12
Views: 19914

RE: Landing Approach Speeds

Sometimes ATC asks prop planes to make their best approach speed (fastest) when there is traffic behind them that has to go faster. (Like a 737 doing about 130-140 kts) Such a request was given to me while landing at <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfiel...

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