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by AirFiero
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Solar batteries on airliner skin
Replies: 26
Views: 1479

Re: Solar batteries on airliner skin

Ha anyone taken into account that airliners use some of the compressed air for pressurization and the heat for heating the cabin and wing an engine inlet deicing? On an electric plane, you will need to use electric power for compressing air, cabin heating and deicing in absence of jet engine heat. ...

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by AirFiero
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Solar batteries on airliner skin
Replies: 26
Views: 1479

Re: Solar batteries on airliner skin

Ha anyone taken into account that airliners use some of the compressed air for pressurization and the heat for heating the cabin and wing an engine inlet deicing? On an electric plane, you will need to use electric power for compressing air, cabin heating and deicing in absence of jet engine heat.

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 752
Views: 90063

Re: New Orleans Aviation Thread - 2019

and yes whoever said the current airport is disgusting and falling apart is being kind... its embarrassing to be frank If it is any consolation, I flew in and out of MSY in May and nothing left me with a negative impression of the current terminal. It was a thoroughly pleasant travel experience. An...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

So permafrost in the middle of nowhere is melting because of cities, is that what you're saying ? Eh, not exactly. 1. I’m not saying it, climate advocates are, however... 2. The claim is that human source CO2 is allegedly causing temperatures to rise at a arctic latitudes which is theoretically lea...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 14956

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

A belated thanks. Enilria! I think you misquoted me. I didn't post the numbers. Just FYI, last year's numbers are the ones in brackets in the original post. SFO has always been a seasonal airport. As enilria points out further down, these numbers are similar to last year. So last year there were 6 ...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 14956

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

The last few OAG's had adjustments beyond September. THANK YOU. Seems some people know how to answer a question. Were there other reductions at other airports? Seasonal, or otherwise? There were cuts at DAL and adds to SEA and Florida, but you look at the threads to see the details. Right, but the ...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 14956

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

I am not arguing that it's going well, but dropping a net of 2 daily flights for a single month doesn't mean much. As suggested above, when airlines drop frequencies for only one month it is usually becasue of a specific and temporary cause. Once AS gets back into growth mode we will get a better i...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 14956

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

AS LAS-SFO SEP 6>5[6] AS PDX-SFO SEP 8>6[7] AS SAN-SFO SEP 5>4[5] AS SEA-SFO SEP 13>12[11] So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;) I am not arguing that it's going well, but dropping a net of 2 daily flights for a single month doesn't mean much. As suggested above, when airlines drop frequencies for...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 14956

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

AS LAS-SFO SEP 6>5[6]
AS PDX-SFO SEP 8>6[7]
AS SAN-SFO SEP 5>4[5]
AS SEA-SFO SEP 13>12[11]


So how’s that SFO hub going for AS? ;)

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

Sigh. Linking that website is like someone handing me a bible 500 years ago to 'proove' the earth is flat. You'll have to explain why you believe the discredited papers on that website, and ignore the errors they are stacked with, but you don't believe the scientific consensus? I guess you'd have b...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

The problem is, it is not scientifically proven that carbon dioxide is the major forcing of temperature over the last hundred years. It is assumed that it is and it is supposedly backed up by computer models projecting warming, the problem though is that the computer models have to date been specta...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

Please don't state your opinion as 'scientific fact'. https://www.climate.gov/news-features/climate-qa/did-global-warming-stop-1998 I refuse to accept propagandist government website that uses ironic “cartoons” https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/07/12/new-paper-no-experimental-evidence-for-the-signif...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

The problem is, it is not scientifically proven that carbon dioxide is the major forcing of temperature over the last hundred years. It is assumed that it is and it is supposedly backed up by computer models projecting warming, the problem though is that the computer models have to date been specta...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?
Replies: 50
Views: 6923

Re: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?

Atlanta is much hotter than Detroit. The aircraft could experience sudden temperature changes going from the very warm southern US (ATL) into a freezing polar environment. These sudden temp fluctuations could possibly compromise aircraft structure. It doesn't matter where you are on the globe, it's...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 22963

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

In Europe recently flying, especially short haul, has received a lot of criticism from environmentalist organisations. They do have a valid argument seeing that it is scientifically proven that the impact on the environment is a lot higher per mile / per pax when you fly, compared to taking a (high...

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by AirFiero
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO
Replies: 25
Views: 4239

Re: Norwegian moving BCN/CDG-OAK to BCN/CDG-SFO

what OAK was able to build up?? The Airlines obviously wanted to fly into SFO or they wouldn't have went there. There's nothing wrong with OAK other than it's in the same Metro area as SFO and that's the name recognized around the world. Just like JFK is recognized over EWR for New York City. It wa...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passenger shaming
Replies: 35
Views: 5699

Re: Passenger shaming

I recently flew to Paris in business. One of the most obnoxious passengers I have ever seen in umpteen hundred thousand miles sat in the seat in front and across the aisle from me. He was drunk, loud, and continually calling for the FA's attention, often for nothing. Proves that paying more does no...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9128

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

But AS and their partners have more connections available in SEA than B6 does in FLL. Oh, crap. I misread this as SFO-FLL, mixing it up with SFO-PSP. :white: As far as AS is concerned, I think it's more for Cruise traffic, than any connections. The few times I've flown the route, most of the pax we...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5325

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

He does this kinda stuff all the time over at the MSY Spotters' page .... the rest of us just pull up a seat, get some popcorn, and start reading. :cloudnine: Yes, I read the MSY thread partly just for the great data. Sure, though that's not the thread being linked to..... ;) Doesn’t matter, I’m ta...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5325

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

I have a full spreadsheet of CPE over the past three years for the 61 FAA defined medium and large hub airports, but it's currently on my home computer. I will create a google sheet and post it to this thread when I get off work at 15:00 CDT. The post should be up by 15:30 CDT. This guy should get ...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9128

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

Thanks enilria This seems to be a goldmine for them. B6 really is dragging their feet on not adding this route. Even more interesting since AS doesn’t have any connections at the FLL end like B6. I wonder if either (more likely B6, I’d think) would fly SJC-FLL. Any idea what the is PDEW on that pai...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passenger shaming
Replies: 35
Views: 5699

Re: Passenger shaming

Of course there are airlines where passengers expect to be treated with respect, courtesy and focus on quality of service. Respect and courtesy don't cost a single cent. Neither does focusing on service quality, even if the provided services are few. FWIW, treating your fellow passengers and the cr...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passenger shaming
Replies: 35
Views: 5699

Re: Passenger shaming

I recently flew to Paris in business. One of the most obnoxious passengers I have ever seen in umpteen hundred thousand miles sat in the seat in front and across the aisle from me. He was drunk, loud, and continually calling for the FA's attention, often for nothing. Proves that paying more does no...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR
Replies: 44
Views: 9128

Re: OAG Changes 7/7/2019: AA Adds AVL-LGA;B6;DL Adds IAH-JFK,Winter SLC-LHR

Thanks enilria AS FLL-SEA NOV 1.3>1.9[1.4] DEC 1.5>2[1.4] This seems to be a goldmine for them. B6 really is dragging their feet on not adding this route. Even more interesting since AS doesn’t have any connections at the FLL end like B6. I wonder if either (more likely B6, I’d think) would fly SJC...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5325

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

I have a full spreadsheet of CPE over the past three years for the 61 FAA defined medium and large hub airports, but it's currently on my home computer. I will create a google sheet and post it to this thread when I get off work at 15:00 CDT. The post should be up by 15:30 CDT. ^^^ This guy should ...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)
Replies: 30
Views: 5325

Re: Most and Least expensive US airports by CPE (cost per enplanement)

San Francisco region:
San Francisco: $ 16.60
Oakland: $ 11.32
San José: $ 9.82


Interesting. Maybe at least a contributor to the growth rate there recently? :scratchchin:

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by AirFiero
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 266
Views: 10207

Re: SFO, ATL, SJC, MSY, SNA, FAI, LAS to gain A220 service by year-end 2019

Almost all of the markets listed are downgauges, unless they are adding frequencies. I know SEA-FAI was an E175. SLC-SNA and SEA-DEN are both routinely flown by 717s, representing a single-seat downgauge. The critical part here is that Delta has not yet divulged the frequencies. Will be interesting...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Klax and surrounding airfields in regards to earthquakes.
Replies: 28
Views: 3913

Re: Klax and surrounding airfields in regards to earthquakes.

I felt a very slight back and forth motion in Hollister, about 190 air miles northwest. I figured it was a good sized quake, but far away.

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 14974

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

Hey, SANfan, remember when I said not to panic until it’s time to panic? The new team is starting to make some bigger changes *AS BLI-KOA NOV 0.2>0[0.2] DEC 0.3>0[0.2] *AS BLI-OGG NOV 0.5>0[0.5] DEC 0.6>0[0.6] JAN 0.6>0[0.5] FEB 0.6>0[0.6] MAR 0.6>0[0.6] Big DAL reduction. Wonder if they will lose ...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6218

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

I used SJC for the first time this year to get to the South Bay (had always used SFO in the past). From the terminal to the walk to the rental car bus... to get the rental car. No thanks, not going to use it again - sticking with SFO even if I'm heading to SV or San Jose itself. Huh? The rental car...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6218

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

p.s. add...as for SFO, I won’t fly out of there under any circumstances. It’s a big, dumb, delay-plauged mess. And that’s after another hour of s*** traffic to get there from the South Bay. If I can’t get somewhere in my own plane or from SJC, then I probably don’t need to go there.

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 14974

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

Hey, SANfan, remember when I said not to panic until it’s time to panic? The new team is starting to make some bigger changes *AS BLI-KOA NOV 0.2>0[0.2] DEC 0.3>0[0.2] *AS BLI-OGG NOV 0.5>0[0.5] DEC 0.6>0[0.6] JAN 0.6>0[0.5] FEB 0.6>0[0.6] MAR 0.6>0[0.6] Big DAL reduction. Wonder if they will lose f...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6218

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

Nice article about the newly opened interim gates at SJC SAN JOSE AIRPORT OPENS NEW INTERIM GATES FACILITY, REPORTS IMMENSE GROWTH https://airwaysmag.com/airports/san-jose-airport-opens-new-interim-gates-facility-reports-immense-growth/ I used SJC for the first time this year to get to the South Ba...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 6218

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

https://airwaysmag.com/airports/san-jos ... se-growth/
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Nice article about the newly opened interim gates at SJC

SAN JOSE AIRPORT OPENS NEW INTERIM GATES FACILITY, REPORTS IMMENSE GROWTH
https://airwaysmag.com/airports/san-jos ... se-growth/

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29978

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

How many Max does AS have, and what percentage is that of their fleet (including their regional partners)? Before we overreact to these cuts, I think the MAX situation should be considered. The news today is that a new issue has come up with the Max, and that they will remain grounded until at leas...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC
Replies: 92
Views: 26005

Re: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC

Brings to mind the old joke that Boeing is the sound the parts make that fall off of the plane and bounce on the ground.

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29978

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Hopefully this doesn’t continue to prove that AS is just retrenching to SEA and PDX. If they really cut SAN and SJC then it’s going to be harder to take AS seriously for loyal fliers in those two metros. I get that it’s only Dallas but that would be a huge loss. I agree completely. These 2 CA citie...

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by AirFiero
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29978

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

With the exception of the A321NEO. I’d say the 175’s are the nicest/most comfortable planes in the AS fleet right now. It’s not like the CRJ. Agreed. The E175 is my favorite RJ if you can even call it that. I'm very sad to see SJC-DAL go as that is one route I fly a couple of times a year. I guess ...

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by AirFiero
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29978

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

So...another day, DAL-SAN/SJC still not in the schedule past Nov 4; can we change the thread title to "AS cuts DAL-SAN/SJC"? Sad to see these go, particularly SAN-DAL which I used last year, even booked Premium Class. So is it confirmed that AS has completely dropped these two routes, or ...

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by AirFiero
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29978

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Er, maybe, but I'd be stunned if AAG weren't willing to go to the mat to retain its use of both gates if the routes were performing well and the new flights were showing strong advance bookings. And someone was absolutely correct 177 days ago... We also didn’t have the Max situation 177 days ago. I...

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by AirFiero
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 29978

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

As maybe many expected, these increases have been pulled out of the schedule before ever being flown This is being done strategically due to ongoing litigation in Dallas that is threatening the likelihood of being able to use both gates, so rather than having to possibly cancel and reschedule guest...

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by AirFiero
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff
Replies: 54
Views: 10077

Re: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff

I've never seen any research yet that indicated bearings are a substantial source of noise on turbofans. Perhaps it has just not been considered but... If they were, they would have been considered. And if they really would generate any considerable noise I would not worry about the noise but rathe...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff
Replies: 54
Views: 10077

Re: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff

I read some info on the Pratt website that seems to indicate that this problem is eliminated in GTF engines. The whole reason for the gear box is to optimize the two fan speeds, allowing the front fan to turn much slower, optimizing fuel consumption, eliminating some compressor sections, and also r...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13230

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

[AA] had previously downgauged to all regional while keeping frequency. Looks like they are now cutting frequency to upgauge again. There is a thread on FT called is AA actively trying to kill LAX-SFO. Now this route is one where everyone aside from UA is losing a lot of money. So given AA's weak f...

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by AirFiero
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13230

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

*AA LAX-SFO OCT 11>8[12] NOV 11>8[10] DEC 11>8[10] JAN 11>8[9] FEB 11>8[10] MAR 11>8[10] are they upgauging LAX? Quite a bit of reduction going on. Did a dummy booking for LAX-SFO in mid-March: 4 mainline (3x 738, 1x 319) and 4 regional (Compass E75) both directions. Compare to mid-July, where it's...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: King Air crash in Hawaii, with multiple fatalities
Replies: 18
Views: 5860

Re: King Air crash in Hawaii, with multiple fatalities

Does the FAA monitor these type of aircraft like they do a scheduled airline ? These are passangers carrying planes which should be subject to strict inspections by the FAA. All aircraft require at the very least a yearly annual inspection. This one was being used in commercial service, so it likel...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13230

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

Thanks as aways, enilria! *3E DSI-MKL JUL 0>0.5[0] AUG 0>0.6[0] SEP 0>0.6[0] *3E JBR-MKL JUL 0>0.5[0] AUG 0>0.6[0] SEP 0>0.6[0] Air Choice One is adding unsubsidized Thurs/Fri/Sun/Mon service to Destin by adjusting the subsidized JBR-STL schedule to free up an aircraft for several hours to run JBR-...

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by AirFiero
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff
Replies: 54
Views: 10077

Re: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff

On some engines there is growling sound before the fans have even spooled up as well as at full power when it is growl and buzz. Anybody that ever flew on an L-1011 knows that sound. The buzz only happened at takeoff but the growl happened anytime during flight when power was increased. Those early...

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by AirFiero
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of American's St. Louis Hub
Replies: 46
Views: 5105

Re: History of American's St. Louis Hub

If memory serves AA also operated somewhat of a hub in STL in the early days of deregulation (around 1978-79) that was supposed to serve the same purpose. It did not last long, just as the former TWA operation. I recall that AA mini hub as late as spring summer of 81. Used it from Indianapolis. All...

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