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by toering
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger gets plane to himself
Replies: 77
Views: 14737

Passenger gets plane to himself

http://www.startribune.com/lithuanian-m ... 507996972/

Did a search and couldn't find any other threads...

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Pretty cool.
Only one ticket sold on a 2 hour 737 flight to Italy. Can anyone think of other times this has happened?

http://www.startribune.com/lithuanian-m ... 507996972/

Did a search and couldn't find any other threads...

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by toering
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 68198

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

HPRamper wrote:
I'm going to turn the page back a couple of years and hope for SEA-FAR and SEA-FSD on E-jets. :bouncy:



Yes please! I would think with Microsoft in both towns, that would help the cause.

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by toering
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Tells Agents to Avoid Rebooking on Other Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 5000

Re: AA Tells Agents to Avoid Rebooking on Other Airlines

Well this is unfortunate for the passengers, however I can see why this is a problem for the airlines. For example, I and some friends were flying United and were delayed due to late aircraft. The UA agent put us on Delta. After checking in with Delta, they were overbooked and gave us all $1000 vouc...

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by toering
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN’s "Tomorrowland" livery
Replies: 18
Views: 7203

Re: PHOTO: still can't get over this livery... wow!

The picture is what make it. Great job capturing this plane in that light and reflection.

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by toering
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 68198

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

How about FAR! Some years ago there was rumor of SEA-FAR... lets see it happen.

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by toering
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fargo vs Bismarck
Replies: 15
Views: 1548

Re: Fargo vs Bismarck

It would be fantastic to have Southwest fly into FAR! daily FAR-MCI-HOU and daily FAR-MSP-MDW service I think would connect most all of SWA cities and connections.

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by toering
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country and the DC-10-15
Replies: 15
Views: 3604

Re: Sun Country and the DC-10-15

I flew on a SC DC-10 July 1992 from MSP to OSL and back. Wish I knew the tail numbers. Is there any records that I could look at to figure that out? I have looked at the some sites, but haven't found anything going back that far.

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by toering
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ben Franklin to adorn the tail of a Norwegian 737 MAX
Replies: 48
Views: 6497

Re: Ben Franklin to adorn the tail of a Norwegian 737 MAX

I'm surprised Norwegian hasn't put any of the members of Ah-ha on any of it's tails. My vote for Americans, of coarse Abe and George, but Chuck Yeager would be epic! :thumbsup:

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by toering
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver International Shut Down Due To WX
Replies: 56
Views: 18224

Denver International Shut Down Due To WX

I was one of the unlucky few that made it in but couldn't fly out To my final destination (<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>). The blizzard was so bad I figured it would be best to settle on a flight out of here for tomorrow ear...

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by toering
Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Been Diverted Close To Home?
Replies: 31
Views: 5703

RE: Ever Been Diverted Close To Home?

Although this didn't happen to me, but I remember listing to this on the local news. A <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> flight to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> was diverted to <acrony...

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by toering
Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA A330 At MSP
Replies: 1
Views: 2388

HA A330 At MSP

Yesterday (3-27-14) noticed an <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> A330 at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>, in front of the Delta hangers off I-494. Can anyone fill us in as to what it was ...

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by toering
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: March Madness: 2014 Ncaa Tournament Charters
Replies: 65
Views: 8925

RE: March Madness: 2014 Ncaa Tournament Charters

Are any of these games the reason an HA A330 is at MSP? Saw it yesterday off I-494 at the Delta hangers.

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by toering
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Siri "Planes Overhead"
Replies: 40
Views: 40479

RE: Siri "Planes Overhead"

This is funny because everyone at work is talking about this because it was a big Facebook posting last night!
Must be why this is getting out now. Very cool. How long has this been avalible?

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by toering
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes That Have Disappeared With No Trace
Replies: 33
Views: 19146

RE: Planes That Have Disappeared With No Trace

Lets not forget the infamous Flight 19 and the <acronym title="Paramaribo - Johan Adolf Pengel (Zanderij) (PBM / SMJP), Suriname">PBM</acronym> that was lost looking for the flight. <a href="http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq15-1.htm" target="_blank">http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq15-1.htm</a>

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by toering
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest To Begin St. Cloud To Chicago May 6th
Replies: 19
Views: 4632

RE: Skywest To Begin St. Cloud To Chicago May 6th

So how do I go about booking this? Does Skywest offer the flights or are they through United or Delta?

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by toering
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Self Taught Teen Pilot Accused Of Stealing Plane
Replies: 9
Views: 5138

RE: Self Taught Teen Pilot Accused Of Stealing Plane

Must be a criminal mind that would think of taking a plane that is "for sale" with the owner off fighting a war, and to have the testicular fortitude to show up to work in a stolen plane... LANDING ON A HIGHWAY none the less!!

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by toering
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Self Taught Teen Pilot Accused Of Stealing Plane
Replies: 9
Views: 5138

Self Taught Teen Pilot Accused Of Stealing Plane

Sounds like we just about had another barefoot bandit case. I wanna know where this kids parents are!

http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/278763/

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by toering
Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A6-YAS At MSP
Replies: 2
Views: 3791

A6-YAS At MSP

This rare visitor is still at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>. My understanding is someone with the royal family is seeking medical treatment at Mayo. Is there anyone that is able to get a picture of this 74...

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by toering
Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Otherwise-obscure Airport Namesakes
Replies: 60
Views: 8027

RE: Otherwise-obscure Airport Namesakes

MSP at one point was called Speedway airport because it was built a top of a defunct auto racetrack. Kinda interesting. Lets not forget idlewild (now JFK). What's the story there?

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by toering
Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Otherwise-obscure Airport Namesakes
Replies: 60
Views: 8027

RE: Otherwise-obscure Airport Namesakes

Some airports in my area that strike some interest is Sioux Falls <acronym title="Sudan Airways">SD</acronym>, (F<acronym title="Sudan Airways">SD</acronym>) named after Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss was the leading fighter ace of the United States Marine Corps during World War <acronym title="Business Ai...

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by toering
Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United B787 Fleet Size
Replies: 22
Views: 11281

RE: United B787 Fleet Size

I fly on the 787 Aug 2 (first class... don't tell my wife) are there going to be any planes less than a month old by that time in hopes we can fly a brand spanken new plane? In other words, what are the delivery dates on UA 787 this year?

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by toering
Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look At American Eagles New E175!
Replies: 33
Views: 15480

RE: First Look At American Eagles New E175!

I was looking to book <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym>-<acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> next month and on the return it was showing <acronym title="New ...

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by toering
Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone Nearly Hits Airliner
Replies: 7
Views: 12723

Drone Nearly Hits Airliner

My understanding is this is an older story that is just now coming out. Video looks real. Didn't see anything posted on this story yet, so here it is. <a href="http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/06/03/video-shows-german-military-drone-nearly-hitting-an-afghan-passenger-plane/" target="_blank">http...

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by toering
Sat May 11, 2013 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retaliation Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 13170

RE: Retaliation Routes

A number of years ago <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> came to <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> with service to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acr...

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by toering
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?
Replies: 24
Views: 10847

RE: How Is Sun Country Doing Financially?

Here is an article from the Star Tribune that some might find interesting regarding Sun Country and the recent change of CEOs.
http://www.startribune.com/business/194087231.html

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by toering
Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This The Only Write-off A340?
Replies: 55
Views: 23321

RE: Is This The Only Write-off A340?

In reference to the Etihad A346, was there anything that could be salvaged, such as tail, engines, seats, doors?? If so, did they salvage or was it all put in the smelter?

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by toering
Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP Hopes To Regain Non-stop Flights To Hawaii
Replies: 124
Views: 21541

RE: MSP Hopes To Regain Non-stop Flights To Hawaii

Speaking of non-stop <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> , I flew this route ...

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by toering
Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F2G Super Corsair Crash 9-7-12
Replies: 12
Views: 16429

RE: F2G Super Corsair Crash 9-7-12

It's my understanding that Bob had the only P-51 wing jig, and made himself known by rebuilding Mustang wings. He was good friends with Jerry Beck who lost his life in a Mustang crash couple of years ago at Oshkosh. He will be sorley missed. Avaition history will never be the same without him. Had t...

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by toering
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Much For A Plane?
Replies: 7
Views: 8229

How Much For A Plane?

Just wondering....
If we were to get a retired military plane out of the boneyard for a display, museum ect... how much are we talking? I'm sure bigger is more, but just ball park figures, and just cost to get it out of the yard. I understand the extra cost to ship it off ect...

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by toering
Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where To Buy A B747?
Replies: 43
Views: 28685

RE: Where To Buy A B747?

Can I ask what you want to do with it?
Not everyday someone wants to buy a 747 for the kids playhouse.
How much would one sell for anyways

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by toering
Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did I See An AA 737 On Ice Pilots?
Replies: 7
Views: 14830

Did I See An AA 737 On Ice Pilots?

Did anyone catch a glimpse of an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 737 on the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> show Ice Pilots? Didn't think <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> served <acronym title="Yellowknife (YZF / CYZF), Canada - North...

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by toering
Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Couldn't Get The Reg Off An AA MD83
Replies: 2
Views: 2562

RE: Couldn't Get The Reg Off An AA MD83

Thanks! How can I look that up without asking on airliners in the future?

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by toering
Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Couldn't Get The Reg Off An AA MD83
Replies: 2
Views: 2562

Couldn't Get The Reg Off An AA MD83

I flew <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> - <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> on Sunday ( June 10) on <acronym title="Aalborg (AAL / EKYT), Denmark">AAL</acronym> 329 and couldn't get the plane's ...

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by toering
Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-9 Identification Help
Replies: 13
Views: 7965

RE: DC-9 Identification Help

I did a google search on Dallas Stars DC-9s and came across this site that I thought was kinda interesting : <a href="http://www.celebrityaircraft.com/aircraft/celebrity/category.html?3877=1005" target="_blank">http://www.celebrityaircraft.com/air.../celebrity/category.html?3877=1005</a> I'm sure so...

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by toering
Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question On UAL900
Replies: 3
Views: 4365

Question On UAL900

Whats going on here? <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL900" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL900</a> Can't imagine it's a medical divert. What would warrent this type of divert to a 744 base, and not get it down sooner? Or continue to FRA which is another 744 base f...

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by toering
Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story
Replies: 58
Views: 22246

RE: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story

UAL 767 N602UA

Fill FIll

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by toering
Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story
Replies: 58
Views: 22246

VCV Boneyard Pics And Story

A buddy of mine sent me this link and thought I should share with the A nutters... However I don't recomend doing what these punks did, I do think it's an intresting story to say the least. But most mostly I think the pictures are amazing!! Enjoy. I know I did and now I'm slightly jelious. <a href="...

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by toering
Fri May 09, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SAN Tours (& Photos From Mine)
Replies: 9
Views: 6640

RE: SAN Tours (& Photos From Mine)

Thats crazy! I was just there yesterday!! Had I known of the tour I would have gotten up earlier in the day and taken the tour! Thanks for the heads up. Next time I visit I'll be sure to do this! Thanks!

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by toering
Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Done Did It Again! This Time In CVG
Replies: 62
Views: 15620

RE: NW Done Did It Again! This Time In CVG

Kinda the same deal..... My brother's one bag is AWOL after (actually, not sure if it made it on the plane in the first place) a NWA flight <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Buffalo - Niagara (...

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by toering
Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germany Agrees To Move LH Cargo Hub To Russia
Replies: 90
Views: 12164

RE: Germany Agrees To Move LH Cargo Hub To Russia

This is extortion. I'm suprised that LH would allow this. This makes LH look silly. I thought Germans were tougher than that! IMO

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by toering
Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oshkosh: 2 P51s Collide, 1 Dead.
Replies: 37
Views: 11694

RE: Oshkosh: 2 P51s Collide, 1 Dead.

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by toering
Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oshkosh: 2 P51s Collide, 1 Dead.
Replies: 37
Views: 11694

RE: Oshkosh: 2 P51s Collide, 1 Dead.

I highly doubt that they will ground these warbirds because a few of you think that they should. In other words, don't count on it. Anyways.... Mr. Beck, the gentleman who died in this accident (RIP), I remember showed my brother and I around his shop in Wahpeton when we were little kids. I remember...

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by toering
Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Minnesota Aviation Thread
Replies: 215
Views: 11623

RE: The Minnesota Aviation Thread

I know <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> is a hub for the <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> flights .... so to tie that in with what I have to say is ...

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by toering
Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 On Google Earth
Replies: 31
Views: 17753

RE: A380 On Google Earth

I see two more A380 south of the one mentioned above. Also I see two <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> A330s sitting on a ramp to the northwest of the second A380, near a concord( I find two Concords). That place looks confusing. How do they navigate those big planes around thos...

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Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 At RST?
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

777 At RST?

I see a 777 is leaving RST. Did anyone get any pics or any information on this rare visit. I see it sat there for about 10 days. Perhaps a doctor visit at mayo? Flight N777AS. Is RST able to handle such a large aircraft?

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by toering
Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foreign Military Aircraft @MSP
Replies: 1
Views: 1553

Foreign Military Aircraft @MSP

On 4-12-07 I spotted a foreign military aircraft at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> while my flight was on its way to the runway. Tan in color, flag or insignia on it's tail. As we took off I tried to look t...

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by toering
Mon Apr 23, 2007 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air Service At Airports Near MSP
Replies: 42
Views: 7146

RE: New Air Service At Airports Near MSP

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Sat Apr 21, 2007 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Air Service At Airports Near MSP
Replies: 42
Views: 7146

RE: New Air Service At Airports Near MSP

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by toering
Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Livery Is Out
Replies: 328
Views: 44743

RE: Delta's New Livery Is Out

Perhaps its pointing Northwest........ could this be leading up to somthing???? Merger? I hate this by the way.

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by toering
Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash Footage - NBC's 'Medium' 4/4?
Replies: 27
Views: 10961

RE: Plane Crash Footage - NBC's 'Medium' 4/4?

If I'm not mistaken, the footage of the B-52 was of a pilot who was known to be somewhat reckless This was one of his home comings or last flight ( something to that effect) and his famliy was there to watching this. Pretty horrific. I'll do some more research on this.

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