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by 747luvr
Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 US 747 Flight Q's
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

RE: 2016 US 747 Flight Q's

Def....we have services here at MCO....convincing the Mrs is a whole other battle, lol. Thanks AA737

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by 747luvr
Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 US 747 Flight Q's
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

2016 US 747 Flight Q's

Hi All! I recently saw some <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 744's on youtube running <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - Interna...

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by 747luvr
Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747 & 777 Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 4762

747 & 777 Questions

I actually had 2 questions-fig'd i would ask on 1 page if ok....On the 747 field; what is the 2 red and 1 white bulbs located in the center of the windshield, serve a purpose for? And on the topic of 777; i've noticed in several videos, the inner aerolon goes into a upwards position after it appears...

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by 747luvr
Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Car License Plates W/ Aviation Reference
Replies: 35
Views: 4937

RE: Car License Plates W/ Aviation Reference

My license plate is the same as my member name here. 747 LUVR

I get a few smiles once in a while for it.

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by 747luvr
Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Adding IND-CLE
Replies: 54
Views: 10784

RE: DL Adding IND-CLE

Wow, I just checked Frontier, for 3 folks 7/2-7/9 mco-cle-mco $534 out the door, United....$1,242. Hmmmm. Let Me Think. Glad Frontier's starting up this route!

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by 747luvr
Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The CLEver Way Home
Replies: 37
Views: 12651

RE: The CLEver Way Home

Great TR. I really enjoyed it. While I am no longer a Clevelander, it's nice to see nice pics of the old city  

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by 747luvr
Thu May 23, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Opinion On Etops?
Replies: 102
Views: 13832

RE: Whats Your Opinion On Etops?

Can a 747 remain in cruise with 3 engines out, to divert to the nearest alternate or would it stall and fall?

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by 747luvr
Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Roundtrips On The Same Aircraft
Replies: 46
Views: 10372

RE: Roundtrips On The Same Aircraft

I flew on vh-oej round trip 3 weeks apart lax syd lax in June of 08, and flew air Berlin d-abae round trip the same day, early am flt orly to txl and back that evening

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by 747luvr
Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Been On Same Plane Same Seat More Than Once?
Replies: 20
Views: 5504

RE: Been On Same Plane Same Seat More Than Once?

Flew <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OEJ from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>, then 3 weeks later, f...

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by 747luvr
Fri Mar 25, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JAL B747-446D Last Flight (JA8084)
Replies: 13
Views: 18182

RE: JAL B747-446D Last Flight (JA8084)

Wow, what an excellent TR! It is indeed sad JL has dropped their 747 service...maybe one day if things get turned around theyll bring in 748's.....

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by 747luvr
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Taxiwayrun From Runway To Gate
Replies: 22
Views: 7391

RE: Longest Taxiwayrun From Runway To Gate

How about 34R at SYD....and 30L at DXB...those look a little long.

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by 747luvr
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: In-Flight Entertainment Ideas That Failed
Replies: 18
Views: 7489

RE: In-Flight Entertainment Ideas That Failed

I used the phone on a <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> flight from <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> to call my wife about 1/2 w...

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by 747luvr
Wed Mar 02, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Missed A Flight? (Or Almost Did)
Replies: 42
Views: 5888

RE: Ever Missed A Flight? (Or Almost Did)

I almost did a few years back <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>. Ate some brekke at McDonalds....which happened to disagree with me. I could o...

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by 747luvr
Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield
Replies: 11
Views: 6818

RE: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield

Well I'm glad someone beat me to this question, I asked myself the same thing when I saw Wilco's picture....thanks

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by 747luvr
Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Taxirun From Runway To Gate
Replies: 74
Views: 13153

RE: Shortest Taxirun From Runway To Gate

FLL on the eastern edge of the airport near WN's gates, near runway 27

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by 747luvr
Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Eurotrip On EK’s 773 And 77W: FCO-DXB-PER (Part 2)
Replies: 24
Views: 18857

RE: Eurotrip On EK’s 773 And 77W: FCO-DXB-PER (Part 2)

Nice TR, just a note, CO doesnt operate the 763 (but UAL does)...sounds like you had a blast!

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by 747luvr
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weight Restrictions On US-Australia Flights
Replies: 11
Views: 6597

RE: Weight Restrictions On US-Australia Flights

I know what your question was. my response was a joke, to get a chuckle out of people. Sorry you didnt understand the humor

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by 747luvr
Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weight Restrictions On US-Australia Flights
Replies: 11
Views: 6597

RE: Weight Restrictions On US-Australia Flights

as long as QF or any of them dont ask you to purchase another ticket due to your weight or girth, you should be a ok   

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by 747luvr
Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Burning Fuel During Taxi Due To Exceeded Mtow
Replies: 30
Views: 7240

RE: Burning Fuel During Taxi Due To Exceeded Mtow

I sat on an old <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> a320 back in 2003, capain said the same thing, 'too heavy'. It was only from <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Internationa...

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by 747luvr
Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Boeing 747-400, Still The Queen Of The Skies
Replies: 39
Views: 11280

RE: The Boeing 747-400, Still The Queen Of The Ski

Lets hope A.net doesnt change our logo at the top from 744 to 380  Wow!

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by 747luvr
Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transfer Between Orlando Airports
Replies: 4
Views: 14532

RE: Transfer Between Orlando Airports

I live about 10 miles north of <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford International (Central Florida Regional) (SFB / KSFB), USA - Florida">SFB</acronym>, although i've never used their facility. There is no bus service btwn the 2 airports, car rental wouldnt make much sense once you factor the hassel, a...

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by 747luvr
Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Boeing 747-400, Still The Queen Of The Skies
Replies: 39
Views: 11280

RE: The Boeing 747-400, Still The Queen Of The Ski

Well, given my name on here, that should speak volumes, but I will put my 2 cents in too. Hands down the sleek curves, of both its fuselage, the wing flex on those MTOW's, the sound of the 4 engines just easing into takeoff thrust, then throttled up, I dont think there will be any other a/c that mat...

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by 747luvr
Mon Oct 18, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Reverse While Flying
Replies: 21
Views: 6276

RE: Engine Reverse While Flying

thanks everyone! after I posted this, yesterday afternoon i was reading a new plane & pilot mag, and there was an article in there about the G2 being heavily modified, so I said to myself, 'figures, since I just posted this Q on online a few hours ago", lol. thanks again.

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by 747luvr
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Reverse While Flying
Replies: 21
Views: 6276

Engine Reverse While Flying

I read an interesting article online today, USA Today about what its like to land the space shuttle....the author wrote that they and other members of the media were given a ride on a Gulfstream <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> and the flight was the experience of what the...

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by 747luvr
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Is It Really The New Queen Of The Skies? AF A380
Replies: 9
Views: 13473

RE: Is It Really The New Queen Of The Skies? AF A380

Great TR.....but the 747 is still the Queen of the skys...   Nice article,

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by 747luvr
Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favorite Specialty Paint Scheme
Replies: 18
Views: 5094

RE: Your Favorite Specialty Paint Scheme

hands down Wunala Dreaming....VH-OEJ. flew to SYD and back in june 2008

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by 747luvr
Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FedEx MD/DC10/11 Nosecones
Replies: 10
Views: 8408

FedEx MD/DC10/11 Nosecones

This evening while watching a history channel tv show about getting jobs done, it featured FedEx ops. Really interesting. However something caught my attention that I have not seen before.... I caught a glimps of their md.dc10-11 pulling up to its parking stand on on the captains side of the nosecon...

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by 747luvr
Sun Dec 27, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Kangaroo Airline - QF 12 (LAX-SYD)
Replies: 22
Views: 30673

RE: The Kangaroo Airline - QF 12 (LAX-SYD)

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! Brings back the great memories of my journey a few months before you. Cant wait to go back someday and bring the new baby along. <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> imo is a great airline! Especially compared to our Ameri...

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by 747luvr
Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How To Escape Europe When It Snows. (BA J LHR-SYD)
Replies: 26
Views: 16778

RE: How To Escape Europe When It Snows. (BA J LHR-SYD)

THAT WAS MY BIN!!!! lol, great TR!

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by 747luvr
Tue Dec 01, 2009 4:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Cathay Flight YVR-JFK-YVR In J, Y (pics)
Replies: 18
Views: 22031

RE: My First Cathay Flight YVR-JFK-YVR In J, Y (pics)

nice tr and pics...i usually dont comment on them. i liked yours.

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by 747luvr
Sun Jan 18, 2009 4:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Leaving Las Vegas: LAX-SYD In A On QF (long/pics)
Replies: 33
Views: 24847

RE: Leaving Las Vegas: LAX-SYD In A On QF (long/pics)

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! Really enjoyed it! Loved the trip to Sydney (and <acronym title="Alice Springs (ASP / YBAS), Australia - Northern Territory">ASP</acronym>, <acronym title="Cairns (CNS / YBCS), Australia - Queensland">CNS</acronym>)last June my wife a...

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by 747luvr
Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD11 Vs 757 Which Has The Sharpest Climb?
Replies: 15
Views: 13863

RE: MD11 Vs 757 Which Has The Sharpest Climb?

Last year, I was sitting on a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> 738 waiting to enter our runway at <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>, and watched a FedEx MD11 take off, from stop to wheels off in 12 seconds, no doubt emp...

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by 747luvr
Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas, Cairns To Sydney, May 31st.
Replies: 5
Views: 7773

RE: Qantas, Cairns To Sydney, May 31st.

Great article....my wife and I took the same flight a few weeks after you on our long journey back to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>. great service, we too had all of about 15 passengers on the flight...lots of room to spread out down to <a...

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by 747luvr
Thu May 29, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF12 Info?
Replies: 4
Views: 4055

RE: QF12 Info?

thanks ya'll. i bet 4k is great!! i know this much...I wont be sitting in 4k  Smile

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by 747luvr
Wed May 28, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MCO-SFB Travel Time (Orlando Area)
Replies: 4
Views: 6342

RE: MCO-SFB Travel Time (Orlando Area)

I live near <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford International (Central Florida Regional) (SFB / KSFB), USA - Florida">SFB</acronym>, work near <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>. Take the expressway, not 408/I-4. Also, plan to wait 30-40 minutes ...

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by 747luvr
Wed May 28, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: QF12 Info?
Replies: 4
Views: 4055

QF12 Info?

Hey, I'm traveling on QF12 next Saturday June 7th, does anyone have any info for the flight, (what aircraft, - I know 744) Trying to figure out what seats I want etc...thanks for any and all help!

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by 747luvr
Sun May 11, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SYD-LAX-DFW-LHR-JFK-LAX-SYD On QF And AA
Replies: 8
Views: 16882

RE: SYD-LAX-DFW-LHR-JFK-LAX-SYD On QF And AA

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. My wife and I are flying <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD /...

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by 747luvr
Sat May 10, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Re- What Is This On Wing?
Replies: 2
Views: 4375

Re- What Is This On Wing?

Took a photo of this on my flight from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> on Weds. Was curious as to what this yellow thing is and w...

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by 747luvr
Thu May 01, 2008 7:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Callsign- Heavy Or Super?
Replies: 38
Views: 36126

RE: A380 Callsign- Heavy Or Super?

If I was an ATC controller I'd say..... "Singapore XXX Fatty, you are cleared for takeoff, after you loose some weight."  box 

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by 747luvr
Thu May 01, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are There Toilets On Cargo Planes?
Replies: 35
Views: 10944

RE: Are There Toilets On Cargo Planes?

Gee... I thought the ramp crew handed the flight crew a bottle as they walked up to the a/c. I was thinking diapers are located under the seats too. wow. Guess I'm wrong then. Glad to know they got lavs.  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/butthead.gif" alt="butthead" border=0>  &...

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by 747luvr
Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: So, What Are Everybody's Favourite Aircraft?
Replies: 46
Views: 5836

RE: So, What Are Everybody's Favourite Aircraft?

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by 747luvr
Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is AirTran As Bad As I Think It Is?
Replies: 15
Views: 4091

RE: Is AirTran As Bad As I Think It Is?

I like <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym>. I'm out of <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>....and have never had any problems either to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), U...

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by 747luvr
Mon Mar 03, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Empty Flights
Replies: 24
Views: 3284

RE: Empty Flights

Back in the 80's...as a kid my dad and I flew <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> DC10 <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>-<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> and be...

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by 747luvr
Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flt Sim In Sydney?
Replies: 1
Views: 4979

Flt Sim In Sydney?

I'll be down in Sydney this June, and on a website for Darling Harbour, there is a listing for a 737 full action sim...has anyone here been there and advice?? thanks.....Joe

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by 747luvr
Fri Feb 29, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Newest A/c You Have Flown With?
Replies: 50
Views: 5859

RE: Newest A/c You Have Flown With?

Last fall (I think October) a friend of mine here at work flew the 2nd rev flight on a new 737 with <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym>. It had flown <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym titl...

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by 747luvr
Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Crazy Passengers
Replies: 14
Views: 2580

RE: Crazy Passengers

Back in '99 on a flight <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>....this guy threatned to "smash"...

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by 747luvr
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A380 Vs. 747-800i
Replies: 53
Views: 9131

RE: A380 Vs. 747-800i

I'm going with the 747....no need for deep elaboration. Queen of the skies will always be a 747.

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by 747luvr
Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Mileage Run Question.
Replies: 8
Views: 4063

RE: Mileage Run Question.

Not exactly a mileage run...but my wife and I both got 10,349 CO miles for spending $100 on car rentals at budget in January....not too shabby (works out to one cent/mile)

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by 747luvr
Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biggest Pet Peeve At Your Home Airport
Replies: 62
Views: 7188

RE: Biggest Pet Peeve At Your Home Airport

My biggest peeve at MCO is......not enuf 747's come in here  Smile Boo Ya

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by 747luvr
Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cheapest Flight
Replies: 47
Views: 3940

RE: Cheapest Flight

Back in '99 I flew r/t :<acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acr...

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