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by OPNLguy
Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where To Find Emergency Landing Reports
Replies: 22
Views: 6030

RE: Where To Find Emergency Landing Reports

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by OPNLguy
Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runways Used Only For Landings Or Departures
Replies: 47
Views: 7586

RE: Runways Used Only For Landings Or Departures

DFW's 13L/13R and 31R/31L has specific uses.... When the airport is on a south operation (17L, 17C, 17R, 18L, 18R, the five major runways), 13R will be used for arrivals only, and 13L will not be use for arrivals, and may see some departures (turboprops only). The reason for no departures off 13R an...

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by OPNLguy
Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's So Special About 10,000 Feet?
Replies: 35
Views: 21336

RE: What's So Special About 10,000 Feet?

FAA considers airline ops below 10,000 as critical safety of flight territory.. Portable electronic devices, sterile cockpit, the 250 KIAS limit, exposure to GA aircraft that are not oxygen-equipped --those are just four examples.

[Edited 2009-09-28 13:25:20]

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by OPNLguy
Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD 80 Top Windows
Replies: 25
Views: 9330

RE: MD 80 Top Windows

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by OPNLguy
Fri Sep 25, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD 80 Top Windows
Replies: 25
Views: 9330

RE: MD 80 Top Windows

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by OPNLguy
Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD 80 Top Windows
Replies: 25
Views: 9330

RE: MD 80 Top Windows

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by OPNLguy
Fri Sep 18, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Take Off In Fog
Replies: 33
Views: 14073

RE: Take Off In Fog

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by OPNLguy
Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why No Winglets On The 736?
Replies: 12
Views: 9773

RE: Why No Winglets On The 736?

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by OPNLguy
Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Use Of Oxygen Masks
Replies: 17
Views: 6969

RE: Use Of Oxygen Masks

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by OPNLguy
Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "What If" Past Airline Mergers
Replies: 34
Views: 8289

RE: "What If" Past Airline Mergers

At one point in the early 1980s, there was talk of Air Florida buying Western Airlines. Never happened, of course, and about 5 years or so later Delta acquired Western...

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by OPNLguy
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Loudest Aircraft During Takeoff?
Replies: 97
Views: 26525

RE: Loudest Aircraft During Takeoff?

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by OPNLguy
Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About 727 Nose
Replies: 13
Views: 5658

RE: Question About 727 Nose

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by OPNLguy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cockpit Jump Seat Question
Replies: 30
Views: 11327

RE: Cockpit Jump Seat Question

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by OPNLguy
Tue Jun 09, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fisherman Snags Live Missile In Gulf
Replies: 8
Views: 4989

Fisherman Snags Live Missile In Gulf

Looks like maybe this should have been the one that got away...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090609/ap_on_re_us/us_missile_hooked

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by OPNLguy
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AirTran 737's And De-Rated Takeoffs
Replies: 5
Views: 6217

RE: AirTran 737's And De-Rated Takeoffs

All 737-700s are not created equal. What engine variant do the AirTran 737-700s use? 22K? 24K? 26K? 28K?

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by OPNLguy
Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: North/South Ops: What Happens When East/West Winds
Replies: 8
Views: 4719

RE: North/South Ops: What Happens When East/West Winds

At <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>, there's no difference in <acronym title="Aarhus (Tirstrup) (AAR / EKAH), Denmark">AAR</acronym> between a north flow and and south flow.. <a href="http://www.fly.faa.gov/Information/west/zlc/slc/slc_aar.htm" t...

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by OPNLguy
Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AA MD-83 Weight Restrictions
Replies: 7
Views: 4118

RE: AA MD-83 Weight Restrictions

Last week there was <acronym title="CityJet (Ireland)">WX</acronym> out in both the <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym> and <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> areas, so the fuel load would have b...

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by OPNLguy
Thu May 28, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 787 Engines
Replies: 16
Views: 14002

RE: Boeing 787 Engines

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by OPNLguy
Wed May 27, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 787 Engines
Replies: 16
Views: 14002

RE: Boeing 787 Engines

I appreciate this thread, as I was kind of wondering about them, having recently received this picture: <a href="http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d143/OPNLguy/ScreenShot110.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d143/OPNLguy/ScreenShot110.jpg" width=650 height=432 alt="http:...

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by OPNLguy
Thu May 21, 2009 5:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About 727 Nose
Replies: 13
Views: 5658

RE: Question About 727 Nose

Here's a better shot. The lav service door is on the right side, within the gray rectangular area... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1410318/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1410318/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<b...

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by OPNLguy
Thu May 21, 2009 3:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About 727 Nose
Replies: 13
Views: 5658

RE: Question About 727 Nose

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by OPNLguy
Sun May 10, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Shutting Down Engines After Landing?
Replies: 26
Views: 5992

RE: Shutting Down Engines After Landing?

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by OPNLguy
Sun May 10, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About SQC7334 ORD-DFW 09MAY09
Replies: 13
Views: 4552

RE: Question About SQC7334 ORD-DFW 09MAY09

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by OPNLguy
Sun May 10, 2009 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Reverse Thrusters In Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 13882

RE: Reverse Thrusters In Flight

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by OPNLguy
Sun May 10, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Shutting Down Engines After Landing?
Replies: 26
Views: 5992

RE: Shutting Down Engines After Landing?

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by OPNLguy
Fri May 08, 2009 8:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Spoilers Necessary For Dispatch?
Replies: 19
Views: 6148

RE: Ground Spoilers Necessary For Dispatch?

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by OPNLguy
Fri May 01, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are UAVs Controlled?
Replies: 7
Views: 11064

RE: How Are UAVs Controlled?

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by OPNLguy
Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Seats In A MD-80
Replies: 22
Views: 18896

RE: Best Seats In A MD-80

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by OPNLguy
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAR 250 Knots
Replies: 44
Views: 7330

RE: FAR 250 Knots

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by OPNLguy
Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAR 250 Knots
Replies: 44
Views: 7330

RE: FAR 250 Knots

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by OPNLguy
Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SBD Dauntless Recovered
Replies: 5
Views: 4611

RE: SBD Dauntless Recovered

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by OPNLguy
Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taxing On The Left Lane On A Two Way Taxiway
Replies: 9
Views: 5882

RE: Taxing On The Left Lane On A Two Way Taxiway

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by OPNLguy
Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: First Boeing P-8 Poseidon Out Of Factory
Replies: 47
Views: 20975

RE: First Boeing P-8 Poseidon Out Of Factory

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by OPNLguy
Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: First Boeing P-8 Poseidon Out Of Factory
Replies: 47
Views: 20975

RE: First Boeing P-8 Poseidon Out Of Factory

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by OPNLguy
Sat Apr 25, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dispatcher Computer Programs
Replies: 12
Views: 23602

RE: Dispatcher Computer Programs

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by OPNLguy
Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dispatcher Computer Programs
Replies: 12
Views: 23602

RE: Dispatcher Computer Programs

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by OPNLguy
Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Diversions.
Replies: 6
Views: 3842

RE: Question About Diversions.

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by OPNLguy
Sat Apr 18, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B732 Flap Incident
Replies: 13
Views: 8092

RE: B732 Flap Incident

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by OPNLguy
Sat Apr 18, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dispatcher Computer Programs
Replies: 12
Views: 23602

RE: Dispatcher Computer Programs

I can't really add that much to Goldenshield's excellent response other than to say what you're asking in your second paragraph is about "best wind" routes, and indeed, most computer systems will compare the "normal" (often a "pref(erred)" IFR) route with one that avoids (or, eastbound, utilizes) th...

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by OPNLguy
Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Mechanics Test
Replies: 18
Views: 3688

RE: DL Mechanics Test

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by OPNLguy
Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ADX Advise Please
Replies: 8
Views: 4349

RE: ADX Advise Please

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by OPNLguy
Thu Apr 16, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ADX Advise Please
Replies: 8
Views: 4349

RE: ADX Advise Please

1. Don't be nervous. I know that's easier said than done, but keep in mind that the oral/practical exam isn't like a perfect game in baseball, i.e. anything less than 81 strikes across the plate and you lose. Stumbling over an answer, or getting something wrong isn't automatically fatal. 2. There's ...

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by OPNLguy
Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ADX Advise Please
Replies: 8
Views: 4349

RE: ADX Advise Please

You might find this helpful: <a href="http://www.faa.gov/training_testing/testing/airmen/test_standards/media/FAA-S-8081-10C.pdf" target=_blank>http://www.faa.gov/training_testing/...standards/media/FAA-S-8081-10C.pdf</a> It's what the designated examiners (I used to be one) use to conduct the exam,...

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by OPNLguy
Sat Apr 11, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Major Airport Southwest Will Never Go Into?
Replies: 36
Views: 7133

RE: Major Airport Southwest Will Never Go Into?

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by OPNLguy
Fri Mar 27, 2009 1:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SWA Loads DEN-MCI On March 27th.
Replies: 2
Views: 4454

RE: WestJet Emergency Landing At PHL

I'm guessing that you'll have better luck in the afternoon. Seeing how so many flights were cancelled on Thursday, I'd imagine that those folks would getting out of town on Friday morning...

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by OPNLguy
Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Forced To Land Overweight?
Replies: 27
Views: 9017

RE: Forced To Land Overweight?

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by OPNLguy
Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Taking Pictures In Airport
Replies: 14
Views: 19020

RE: Taking Pictures In Airport

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by OPNLguy
Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ERJ-145XR Weight Restrictions
Replies: 9
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RE: ERJ-145XR Weight Restrictions

While max takeoff weight is certainly a consideration, one of the things I haven't seen here is any discussion of the aircraft's max landing weight. It's entirely conceivable that a landing-weight-limited takeoff weight (max landing weight plus fuel burn A to B) is *less* than the max takeoff weight...

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by OPNLguy
Sat Mar 14, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-200 Gravel Kits
Replies: 28
Views: 22195

RE: 737-200 Gravel Kits

If you've ever see a 737-200 engine running in wet weather while on the ramp, you've probably noticed a little mini-tornado out in front of the engine cowling, picking up moisture. Even when moisture isn't there, the suction/vortex is still there, and it's capable of picking up stuff like the gravel...

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by OPNLguy
Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Accidents Involving Chocks
Replies: 42
Views: 9782

RE: Accidents Involving Chocks

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