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by N747PE
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 40 years since Tenerife
Replies: 49
Views: 15920

Re: 40 years since Tenerife

Can't believe it has been so long. Many improvements have come from the disaster but I feel that Cockpit Resource Management became an important topic in the aftermath

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by N747PE
Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tech outage at UA?
Replies: 6
Views: 1646

Re: Tech outage at UA?

ABC news is reporting over 50 flights delayed. Mostly International. Could be an interesting day for UAL

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by N747PE
Tue May 10, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-10 Or MD-11 At BFI 3 May 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 7810

RE: AA MD-10 Or MD-11 At BFI 3 May 2016

The MD-10 is a FedEx exclusive

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by N747PE
Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TG A380 BKK-NRT In J New Dining Experience
Replies: 6
Views: 11519

RE: TG A380 BKK-NRT In J New Dining Experience

Amazing service. Thanks so much for sharing

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by N747PE
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TG 787-800 BNE-BKK In J
Replies: 18
Views: 22010

RE: TG 787-800 BNE-BKK In J

Wonderful report So glad you got to enjoy J class

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by N747PE
Mon Feb 15, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Provo Fog Diverts Allegiant Back To Mesa
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Provo Fog Diverts Allegiant Back To Mesa

Sounds like a Cat 3 approach might have been required at <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>. I don't know if Allegiant planes and pilots can do Cat 3. <acronym title="Ivanovo - Yuzhny (IWA / UUBI), Russia">IWA</acronym> might have been the best opt...

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by N747PE
Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA2288 767-400 Flying PDX-VCV
Replies: 14
Views: 10072

RE: UA2288 767-400 Flying PDX-VCV

VCV averages several military charters a month

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by N747PE
Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Wants National To Be Fined For Bagram Crash
Replies: 28
Views: 19274

RE: FAA Wants National To Be Fined For Bagram Crash

It's so sad that almost any real safety reform is written in human blood. RIP guys. Hope we as an industry can learn from this and make sure it does not happen again.

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by N747PE
Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: D.C. Gyro Copter Landing--Pilot Rejects Plea Deal
Replies: 18
Views: 2557

RE: D.C. Gyro Copter Landing--Pilot Rejects Plea Deal

If we did that to enemy combatants, we would be in trouble with Amnesty International. The sentence of making them listen to every legislator for at least one hour
 

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by N747PE
Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 Pilots: G4 Planes "Barely Pass" Safety Standard
Replies: 58
Views: 15999

RE: G4 Pilots: G4 Planes "Barely Pass" Safety Standard

Wife flew on them this morning and the flight was early and yes she flew on a Mad Dog

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by N747PE
Sun May 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Captain Shows Up To Fly Plane Drunk, Again.
Replies: 42
Views: 16616

RE: AI Captain Shows Up To Fly Plane Drunk, Again.

Maybe he flies better drunk?  

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by N747PE
Sun May 03, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing Bose Headphones On AA Flight
Replies: 82
Views: 22867

RE: Missing Bose Headphones On AA Flight

I bet the purser is just ticked because of the mountain of paperwork waiting after a long flight. Bet the paperwork took over an hour to complete.

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by N747PE
Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: PAN Am Boeing 707 Miami New YORK-JFK 1972
Replies: 52
Views: 29378

RE: PAN Am Boeing 707 Miami New YORK-JFK 1972

Wonderful report. I never got a chance to ride the 707 or the 720. Thanks for filling a big gap in my flighting experience

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by N747PE
Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Using March Air Force Base
Replies: 11
Views: 15358

RE: UPS Using March Air Force Base

ABX used to have a sort center at RIV after DHL closed down the sort center in FAT.

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by N747PE
Sat Oct 11, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/AA Facing Media Backlash After Military Spat
Replies: 113
Views: 15953

RE: US/AA Facing Media Backlash After Military Spat

Most of the flight attendants at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>/US are very wonderful people and make flying a real treat but there are a few bad apples out their. I wish the company could be more proactive in dealing with these few because they give the rest such an undeserve...

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by N747PE
Mon Oct 06, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United 787-9 To LAX + Amtrak's Sunset Limited
Replies: 20
Views: 17593

RE: United 787-9 To LAX + Amtrak's Sunset Limited

Beautiful trip. Thanks for sharing

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by N747PE
Sat Oct 04, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would A Dress/conduct Code Work For Airlines?
Replies: 39
Views: 4896

RE: Would A Dress/conduct Code Work For Airlines?

If you could eject offenders at flight level then it just might have chance 

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by N747PE
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Trip Report: KU To London
Replies: 3
Views: 6143

RE: My First Trip Report: KU To London

Excellent first report. I have always wanted to try KU thanks for sharing

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by N747PE
Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Airbus Falls Off The Jacks
Replies: 56
Views: 33434

RE: FedEx Airbus Falls Off The Jacks

Next trade-a-plane. Airbus 300 for sale FedEx colors really cheap  

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by N747PE
Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Private Jet! The Legacy 600 From HAM-BRU
Replies: 5
Views: 11786

RE: My First Private Jet! The Legacy 600 From HAM-BRU

I would have a word with the company that manages the plane. That one FA needs retraining at the very least

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by N747PE
Thu May 08, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying The Golden Lotus In Business To Danang
Replies: 21
Views: 13401

RE: Flying The Golden Lotus In Business To Danang

Wonderful trip report. Thanks for adding the rest. Looks like you had a great trip  

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by N747PE
Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL8872 Seahawks Charter Shows Diverting To MSP
Replies: 59
Views: 20233

RE: DL8872 Seahawks Charter Shows Diverting To MSP

Maybe they want to rub the trophy in the face of a few Vikings

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by N747PE
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air / PSA/ AA/ Air CAL/ AA/ TWA, Pointless?
Replies: 41
Views: 8143

RE: US Air / PSA/ AA/ Air CAL/ AA/ TWA, Pointless?

I think merging with American is the same as wearing a red shirt on the original Star Trek  

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by N747PE
Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nepal Airlines Sacrifices Goats, Fixes Plane
Replies: 16
Views: 3924

RE: Nepal Airlines Sacrifices Goats, Fixes Plane

If goats are in short supply could you use and unruly unam instead?  

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by N747PE
Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9 Yr Old Clears TSA & Flies MSP-LAS W/o A Ticket
Replies: 70
Views: 16107

RE: 9 Yr Old Clears TSA & Flies MSP-LAS W/o A Ticket

Helen Hayes must be smiling down from heaven. I wonder if the TSA could have stopped her? 

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by N747PE
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any B 747D Around Still?
Replies: 35
Views: 8719

RE: Any B 747D Around Still?

I doubt anyone would want the birds. They must have close to a million cycles on them  

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by N747PE
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Only 2 Hours Of CVR Data?
Replies: 9
Views: 8115

RE: Why Only 2 Hours Of CVR Data?

The truth is crash investigators can only listen to just so much snoring <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15"...

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by N747PE
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FX 727 Final Revenue Flight, IND-MEM
Replies: 27
Views: 6657

RE: FX 727 Final Revenue Flight, IND-MEM

N493FE flew tonight 1186 <acronym title="Fort Worth - Alliance (AFW / KAFW), USA - Texas">AFW</acronym> to <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continent (ICT / KICT), USA - Kansas">ICT</acronym> to recover for 8276. The old girl just can't stop flying bless her heart.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airlin...

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by N747PE
Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FX 727 Final Revenue Flight, IND-MEM
Replies: 27
Views: 6657

RE: FX 727 Final Revenue Flight, IND-MEM

The was the plan before this <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> at <acronym title="Fort Worth - Alliance (AFW / KAFW), USA - Texas">AFW</acronym>. FDX1167 took an <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> delay and FDX1185 a 727 adhoc moved some of the cargo. 1885 will come back...

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by N747PE
Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ORD-AMS-MAN (United BusinessFirst & KLM)
Replies: 5
Views: 10120

RE: ORD-AMS-MAN (United BusinessFirst & KLM)

So glad you were able to make it. You will always be grateful that you were able to make this trip.

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by N747PE
Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Civilian C130 Hércules Freighter In Alaska (Video)
Replies: 22
Views: 10009

RE: Civilian C130 Hércules Freighter In Alaska (Video)

These C130's are the life blood for parts and supplies for the north alaskian oil field once the ice road has melted.

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by N747PE
Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carnival Dream Stranded / Charter Flights?
Replies: 72
Views: 17294

RE: Carnival Dream Stranded / Charter Flights?

Didn't you hear the lastest? Carnival is going to have the passengers swim to <acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (Isla Verde) (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">SJU</acronym> and whoever survives the swim will be put on a charter to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO...

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by N747PE
Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Back To The Netherlands ORD-AMS-EWR
Replies: 15
Views: 12396

RE: Back To The Netherlands ORD-AMS-EWR

Looks like you had a great trip. Congrads on being an uncle  

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by N747PE
Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AS & PR To The Philippines Via Honolulu
Replies: 44
Views: 18660

RE: AS & PR To The Philippines Via Honolulu

Looks like a fun trip. Glad you were able to go and beat the Alaskain cold   

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by N747PE
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Expensive Landing Fees In North America
Replies: 46
Views: 26320

RE: Most Expensive Landing Fees In North America

We only fly cargo in C208/B's but if you go by price per pound some of the fee's we have to pay are awful <acronym title="Monterey - Peninsula (MRY / KMRY), USA - California">MRY</acronym> <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> <acronym title="...

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by N747PE
Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Russian Fleet For Cubana
Replies: 36
Views: 20631

RE: New Russian Fleet For Cubana

Nice to see they are getting new equipment

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by N747PE
Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: From John F Kennedy To Bob Hope On UA - A Photo TR
Replies: 3
Views: 8501

RE: From John F Kennedy To Bob Hope On UA - A Photo TR

Nice report. Thanks for sharing. I had always wondered about the Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 transfer

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by N747PE
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: Small Plane Crash Utah
Replies: 3
Views: 2875

RE: Video: Small Plane Crash Utah

I wonder why they didn't try to use one of the streets in the area?

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by N747PE
Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carnival Triumph Charter Flights
Replies: 66
Views: 11489

RE: Carnival Triumph Charter Flights

I will be watching flightaware to see if Carnival is telling the truth.

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by N747PE
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: In Search Of Hockey 3– EZY LGW-SXF-LGW +Photos
Replies: 14
Views: 5605

RE: In Search Of Hockey 3– EZY LGW-SXF-LGW +Photos

Thanks for the great report. The Curry Wurst sure made me homesick for Berlin

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by N747PE
Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Southwest Finally Starts Fresno
Replies: 43
Views: 14816

RE: Rumor: Southwest Finally Starts Fresno

Well no word about WN coming to town on yesterdays news. I guess we will have to keep hoping and waiting

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by N747PE
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Outstanding Swiss Business LIS-ZRH-BKK
Replies: 9
Views: 13364

RE: Outstanding Swiss Business LIS-ZRH-BKK

Looks like you had a wonderful trip. Thanks for sharing

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by N747PE
Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The True Berlin Airport - Last Trip To THF
Replies: 5
Views: 10816

RE: The True Berlin Airport - Last Trip To THF

Excellent Report! Thanks for reminding me of a dear old friend  

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by N747PE
Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My 1st Trip Report: LAX-YYZ And Back On AC Pt. 1
Replies: 10
Views: 9007

RE: My 1st Trip Report: LAX-YYZ And Back On AC Pt. 1

Great job! Can't wait for part two

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by N747PE
Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Feeder Accident - ICT
Replies: 9
Views: 3004

RE: FedEx Feeder Accident - ICT

I looked at the flightaware flight tracker on the flight and it looked like he circled ICT a couple of times before landing. Boy I wish he had landed as soon as he spotted trouble.

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by N747PE
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Sights And Sounds Of DC-8-62 Across California
Replies: 13
Views: 8785

RE: The Sights And Sounds Of DC-8-62 Across California

Thanks for the wonderful memories Sam. I grew up in Sacramento and McCellan AFB was a big part of my life. It is nice to see so much of the base is still there. I am so glad they have kept the fly DC Jet sign. My uncle Preston hired on with Douglas fresh out of college and was transfered to St. Loui...

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by N747PE
Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Sinks To An All Time Low
Replies: 89
Views: 17895

RE: TSA Sinks To An All Time Low

Careful with the term new all time low. The TSA is commited to going as low and their employesss can. Thank you W. for making such a awful curse that we all have to live with

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by N747PE
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: FSM-MAA On AA,BA,SQ, And AI (lots Of Pictures!)
Replies: 24
Views: 16956

RE: FSM-MAA On AA,BA,SQ, And AI (lots Of Pictures!)

Glad you were able to get to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> in time for the SQ380. Enjoy you visit and please take plenty of pictures on the way back. Awesome report thanks <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/big...

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by N747PE
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DXB-YYZ September 2009 (EK A380 Business Class)
Replies: 2
Views: 9336

RE: DXB-YYZ September 2009 (EK A380 Business Class)

I am so glad you got upgraded. Sounds like you had a wonderful flight. The cockpit of the 380 is truly amazing  

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by N747PE
Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FX 757F At ANC?
Replies: 5
Views: 2370

RE: FX 757F At ANC?

It is being ferried back from Singapore Cargo conversion.

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