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by cfichad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA screeners calling in sick
Replies: 55
Views: 8836

Re: TSA screeners calling in sick

Wonder how long before ATC's follow the same pattern? Once again, don't blame anyone for refusing to work while not getting paid. Depending on how long the shut down last, could get very interesting. I flew all week and I can tell you first hand, they are now going by the book and slowly moving. I ...

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by cfichad
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 MLB Team Charters
Replies: 1
Views: 645

2018 MLB Team Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N80 ... /KPHX/KOAK
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So the Major League Baseball season is upon us. Who are the teams chartering this year?

I see the Oakland Athletics are chartering MLW Aviation.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N80 ... /KPHX/KOAK

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by cfichad
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to oppose Boeing-Iran deal
Replies: 37
Views: 4076

Re: Trump to oppose Boeing-Iran deal

Of course Trump opposes the deal. He is in the back pocket of BB Netanyahu. What does El Al purchase? Maybe a few 787's and 777's? Not to the volume of the Iranian deal.

Mr. MAGA, the friend to manufacturing in the United States is full of it.

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by cfichad
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New England Patriots 767
Replies: 159
Views: 5718

New England Patriots 767

The New England Patriots are going to be using their Boeing 767 today for the first time as a charter from Providence, RI to Tampa, FL. http://www.eagletribune.com/news/patriots-take-first-flight-on-their-new-plane-head-to/article_ab0fd208-a905-11e7-b2f0-eb2ecf84a7d8.html http://flightaware.com/live...

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by cfichad
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 83103

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

It looks like Delta will ultimately be an all Airbus carrier, is my estimation correct? Sadly that seems to be where delta is leaning towards. Yeah, gotta love those "Airbus 737-900ERs" that DL recent bought 130+ units of. Oh, and that "Airbus C-Series" that they just bought too...

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by cfichad
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 517
Views: 83103

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

It looks like Delta will ultimately be an all Airbus carrier, is my estimation correct?

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by cfichad
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 147
Views: 28906

Re: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

I am shocked that the Dolphins and Steelers are using Miami Air, I suspect they will be chartering two planes per trip because a 737-800 is too small for an NFL team. Just my 2 cents.

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by cfichad
Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 147
Views: 28906

Re: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

The Baltimore Ravens are chartering with Omni Air International.

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by cfichad
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 14239

Baseball Charters 2017

With Baseball season upon us and Opening Day today for some teams, which teams are chartering which airlines?

I know the New York Yankees are chartering Delta. Anyone else?

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by cfichad
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: [Poll] Do you prefer one or two columns in A.net search results?
Replies: 50
Views: 8645

Re: [Poll] Do you prefer one or two columns in A.net search results?

Please do not take this the wrong way, I wish you would go back to the old format in every area. I used to look at the Forum everyday when I came home from work as it kept me up to date on the Airline Industry as a whole, now I avoid your page. You were one of the things I looked forward to in my da...

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by cfichad
Mon May 16, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boycott QR Billboards - ATL
Replies: 104
Views: 21214

RE: Boycott QR Billboards - ATL

I tried to snap a pic this morning on 85/75 but the traffic wouldn't allow it. I have to admit that I try to avoid middle eastern airlines at all cost as I know what the underpinnings of the countries they represent are. I have a trip to <acronym title="DAS Air Limited (Kenya)">SE</acronym> Asia nex...

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by cfichad
Mon May 16, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Any Updates
Replies: 44
Views: 13253

RE: Eastern Airlines Any Updates

I think they could carve out a real niche in the Miami to Cuba market as well as other island nations. St. Marten is under served from the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area as a good example where there is a demand.

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by cfichad
Sun May 15, 2016 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Any Updates
Replies: 44
Views: 13253

Eastern Airlines Any Updates

Hello,

I wanted to see if anyone knew if Eastern Airlines was any closer to starting scheduled service.

I heard they were going to within the year and that was last year.

Any word on scheduled routes?

[Edited 2016-05-14 21:36:33]

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by cfichad
Wed Apr 27, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast Yellow Birds To Make Come Back?
Replies: 17
Views: 7566

Northeast Yellow Birds To Make Come Back?

Hello,

I was doing some research on old Northeast Airlines and came across the following:

http://www.volareus.com/

Does anyone know if this is legit and if it is, when will they make a come back and what is their business plan/model.

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by cfichad
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2016 Season
Replies: 42
Views: 9167

RE: Baseball Charters 2016 Season

I think the San Francisco Giants 757 was actually a lease from Vision Airways which turned into a 767-200. I heard they pimped out the inside, supposedly. The Marlins were using the same plane and then switched to Eastern, I am not sure if they are using Eastern this year.

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by cfichad
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2016 Season
Replies: 42
Views: 9167

Baseball Charters 2016 Season

With baseball season upon us, I was interested to see what teams are chartering with which airlines. I am sure of the following: New York Yankees - Delta Air Lines New York Mets - Delta Air Lines Boston Red Sox - Delta Air Lines Atlanta Braves - Delta Air Lines St. Louis Cardinals - Delta Air Lines ...

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by cfichad
Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 70's Planes With Major Airlines
Replies: 49
Views: 11029

RE: 70's Planes With Major Airlines

Doesn't Bahamasair fly 737-200's?

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by cfichad
Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The New Eastern Airlines Doing?
Replies: 37
Views: 9667

RE: How Is The New Eastern Airlines Doing?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0...

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by cfichad
Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The New Eastern Airlines Doing?
Replies: 37
Views: 9667

RE: How Is The New Eastern Airlines Doing?

Here is my vision for the New Eastern Airline when they start scheduled service. <center><table align="center" border="0" width="542" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" ><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=201465&filename=1455076598Ymu8q8.gif" target="_blank"><img border=0 src="/uf/201465/1455076598Y...

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by cfichad
Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 777-300ER Diverted To Miami
Replies: 27
Views: 15697

Air China 777-300ER Diverted To Miami

An Air China 777-300ER that was going from Havana to Beijing with a stop in Montreal has just diverted to Miami. Please see link: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/CCA879/history/20160123/0224Z/CYUL/KMIA" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/C...9/history/20160123/0224Z/CYUL/...

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by cfichad
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4305

RE: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016

It will be interesting to see if the teams that charter with Delta will end up using the 757's that the NBA owns. I think the agreement is Delta can charter them out when the NBA teams aren't using them. The interiors of the 757's are impressive that Delta is flying for the NBA teams. I think they w...

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by cfichad
Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757-300
Replies: 68
Views: 20854

RE: Delta 757-300

I flew on a 757-300 in October between <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> and <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> and I was seated in the middle seat of the exit row. The seat bare...

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by cfichad
Tue Jan 05, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baldanza Out At NK, Bob Fornaro In (former FL CEO)
Replies: 91
Views: 10117

Baldanza Out At NK, Bob Fornaro In (former FL CEO)

Ben is a Democrat so no Trump.

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by cfichad
Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baldanza Out At NK, Bob Fornaro In (former FL CEO)
Replies: 91
Views: 10117

Baldanza Out At NK, Bob Fornaro In (former FL CEO)

What will be interesting is the pilot's negotiations for a new contract. I have heard that Bob is a hardliner.

Will Spirit end up on strike again ultimately?

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by cfichad
Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US - Cuba Reach Agreement Restoring Air Service
Replies: 152
Views: 18392

RE: US - Cuba Reach Agreement Restoring Air Service

Will Cubana be flying into the US?

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by cfichad
Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Domestic 747-400
Replies: 2
Views: 1987

United Domestic 747-400

Is United going to be running any of their 747-400's domestically? I recall they would put a 747-400 on an <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acr...

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by cfichad
Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawker Jet Crash In Akron Ohio
Replies: 44
Views: 21445

RE: Hawker Jet Crash In Akron Ohio

I have to admit I didn't read the headlines as far as the N Number until just now. I flew that plane in 2013 when I was with Execuflight out of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (<acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Executive (FXE), USA - Florida">FXE</acronym>). This outfit is shady, at best. They are...

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by cfichad
Tue Sep 29, 2015 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air 737-800's At Cincinnati Lunken (LUK)
Replies: 1
Views: 918

Miami Air 737-800's At Cincinnati Lunken (LUK)

I was scanning flightaware.com when I saw Lunken Airport in Cincinnati (<acronym title="Cincinnati - Municipal / Lunken Field (LUK / KLUK), USA - Ohio">LUK</acronym>) had several Miami Air 737-800's going in and out. <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BSK669/history/20150928/1400Z/KSEA/KLUK...

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by cfichad
Tue Sep 22, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG - Delta Cuts More Flights
Replies: 52
Views: 11564

CVG - Delta Cuts More Flights

Here we go againhttp://www.cincinnati.com/story/money/2015/09/21/delta-cuts-cvg-pittsburgh/72564132/, the pulling down of the CVG Delta Hub continues.

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by cfichad
Sun Sep 13, 2015 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 747's On Domestic US Routes
Replies: 6
Views: 5863

Delta 747's On Domestic US Routes

I know Delta is running a Boeing 747-400 on <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota...

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by cfichad
Tue Sep 08, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta Order The End Of The Line 77W?
Replies: 113
Views: 17321

Will Delta Order The End Of The Line 77W?

Richard Anderson is all about the best deal for Delta not loyalty to a manufacturer.

In the future I guarantee you will see 787-800's on the property as a 767 replacement.

Just my thoughts.

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by cfichad
Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant To Open Operations Base At CVG
Replies: 14
Views: 4912

RE: Allegiant To Open Operations Base At CVG

Allegiant is a risky proposition in the sense that they pick up and move on. It seems like they are always looking for a better deal, best example of this is the rumors that are floating out there on Mesa and a possible move to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KP...

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by cfichad
Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tail Numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 2576

Tail Numbers

Hello, I have a strange question but it is near and dear to me. My mother passed away on June 5, 2015 and we sent her body to Atlanta for burial. I didn't ride on the same flight but wanted to find out how I can find out what the tail number was of the Delta jet she flew home on. How can I find this...

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by cfichad
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Operational Problems?
Replies: 15
Views: 4205

RE: Spirit Operational Problems?

Air Baldanza aka Spirit is heartless. I lost my mother two weeks ago and had to get to Atlanta for her funeral so I bought a ticket on Spirit. I wanted to stay an extra day to tie up the loose ends with the estate, when I called Spirit they told me it would be 650.00 including change fees and fare d...

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by cfichad
Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG Any Updates?
Replies: 15
Views: 3085

CVG Any Updates?

Anyone with any updates on CVG? I understand there is an announcement expected in July for a new carrier, who could it be?

Any news?

Thank you.

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by cfichad
Thu Jun 18, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Operational Problems?
Replies: 15
Views: 4205

RE: Spirit Operational Problems?

I have been out of the Spirit loop for a couple of years, are the pilots renegotiating for a new contract?

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by cfichad
Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kaiser Air
Replies: 8
Views: 1893

Kaiser Air

Has anyone heard of Kaiser Air based out of OAK?

Any information would be appreciated.

Thank you!

CFICHAD

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by cfichad
Wed Jun 17, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bus Driver, Who Became A Pilot In His 40?
Replies: 17
Views: 7770

RE: Bus Driver, Who Became A Pilot In His 40?

It can happen. I am 44 and just made it professionally as a pilot. I went from small business owner to pilot. Over the years I worked on rating and then became a CFI and built up some time. It is never too late in this pilot market.

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by cfichad
Tue May 26, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Longevity?
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

RE: Spirit Airlines Longevity?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>According to a few <acronym title=...

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by cfichad
Sat May 09, 2015 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airlines At CVG
Replies: 28
Views: 5215

New Airlines At CVG

Hello, I came across an article in the Cincinnati Enquirer, that there is an expected announcement in or around July for a new airline that is starting service. Please see link: <a href="http://www.cincinnati.com/story/money/2015/05/08/chamber-head-wants-city-jump-ranks/70978752/" target="_blank">ht...

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by cfichad
Fri May 08, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD88 Replacement
Replies: 92
Views: 17929

RE: DL MD88 Replacement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TVNWZ" class="quote" target="_blank">TVNWZ</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" al...

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by cfichad
Wed May 06, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit (Baldanza) Gets No Respect
Replies: 31
Views: 3128

RE: Spirit (Baldanza) Gets No Respect

Ben Baldanza is protected by the State of Florida and the lax employment laws. I know this for a fact, back when I was a CFI in 2010, I worked at <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> as a Ramp Service Agent. I worked the night shift. I ...

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by cfichad
Wed May 06, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gizmodo Ranks Top 9 Carrier Wi-Fi Services
Replies: 18
Views: 4172

RE: Gizmodo Ranks Top 9 Carrier Wi-Fi Services

I am a Medallion flyer on Delta and Gogo sucks. It is very slow. I was on an <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">...

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by cfichad
Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG Courting Japanese Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 8278

RE: CVG Courting Japanese Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/strfyr51" class="quote" target="_blank">strfyr51</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> Question? All of these cities trying to G...

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by cfichad
Wed Apr 22, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG Courting Japanese Airlines
Replies: 57
Views: 8278

CVG Courting Japanese Airlines

I came across this article in the Cincinnati Enquirer. <a href="http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/04/21/cvg-japan-airlines-ana-airways/26157705/" target="_blank">http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news...pan-airlines-ana-airways/26157705/</a> There is talk of <acronym title="Covington / Cincinn...

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by cfichad
Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Charters
Replies: 5
Views: 2003

RE: LGA Charters

That 767 is the Miami Marlins charter.

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by cfichad
Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bachmann Compares Obama To The Germanwings Copilot
Replies: 78
Views: 3657

RE: Bachmann Compares Obama To The Germanwings Copilot

She is just a fine example of the Tea Party and what they represent and what they stand for.

Sadly she doesn't represent a majority of American's, she is just part of a small and loud monopoly.

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by cfichad
Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters For Upcoming Season
Replies: 41
Views: 6353

RE: Baseball Charters For Upcoming Season

Does anyone have any pics of the Giants 757?

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by cfichad
Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters For Upcoming Season
Replies: 41
Views: 6353

RE: Baseball Charters For Upcoming Season

Aren't the Giants using their own 757 that they purchased?

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by cfichad
Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters For Upcoming Season
Replies: 41
Views: 6353

RE: Baseball Charters For Upcoming Season

Who are the Miami Marlins chartering with this year?

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