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by thesilverbirds
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Bombardier Talks W/ JetBlue On C Series
Replies: 63
Views: 11816

RE: Bloomberg: Bombardier Talks W/ JetBlue On C Series

This shouldn't happen. The E190 now has better reliability numbers than the A320 for <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>. Plus, you're talking about a different cockpit, training pilots, purchasing simulators or paying for simulator time, buying spare parts and many more expensive co...

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Some Snow On The Home Page?
Replies: 33
Views: 1353

RE: Some Snow On The Home Page?

Ahh! So glad to see the snow is back!!

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Is The Best Up-to-date Military Flight Sim?
Replies: 14
Views: 27471

RE: What Is The Best Up-to-date Military Flight Sim?

A few years back I remember being very entertained with the military flight sims from Novalogic. They had an F16, Mig-29, F-22, and others I think.. The online play was fantastic, dogfighting in modern war machines with others.. There was a Eurofighter game as well, it came out some time after the N...

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: B787 Scale 1:200: Which Model Should I Buy?
Replies: 15
Views: 15245

RE: B787 Scale 1:200: Which Model Should I Buy?

Sorry to put a damper on things here, but I have the Boeing model and it is Hogan... Haha. Its very nice actually. And it looks like Boeing is out of stock at the moment after looking at your link.

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by thesilverbirds
Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CFO Resigns - What Does This Mean?
Replies: 33
Views: 11874

RE: JetBlue CFO Resigns - What Does This Mean?

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Oct 18, 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Virtualcol Embraer 170-195's
Replies: 4
Views: 8070

RE: Virtualcol Embraer 170-195's

If you read the review that was written on the SimMarket site it will give you an idea of what you will be paying for. I too have been waiting for a DECENT E-190, but I will not be spending any cash for the Vitualcol model, sorry. It does fascinate me that the aircraft has been in service for almost...

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Broken Chair Compensation
Replies: 60
Views: 8840

RE: Broken Chair Compensation

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Broken Chair Compensation
Replies: 60
Views: 8840

RE: Broken Chair Compensation

This is as much a hassle for the carrier as it is for the customer, if not more. I doubt the seat was repaired in <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acronym>, therefore on the leg back someone had the same experience as you and may have also demanded some...

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by thesilverbirds
Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2241

RE: EWR Question

I once asked a TAP Customer Service agent in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> if TAP has its own M&E crew stationed in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> and his reply was yes... How...

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bom Dia E Boa Viagem! Portuguese Aviation Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 4701

RE: Bom Dia E Boa Viagem! Portuguese Aviation Thread

Bom Dia, Are there any recent updates on possible new destinations to North America for <acronym title="TAP Air Portugal">TP</acronym>? <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>, <acronym title="Washington - Dulles Internati...

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official 787 Rollout Thread!
Replies: 983
Views: 83631

RE: The Official 787 Rollout Thread!

Is anyone (with the video working) getting an annoying static sound every 5 seconds?? UGH

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet RJ In New Colors At CLE
Replies: 22
Views: 7409

RE: ExpressJet RJ In New Colors At CLE

No offense, but the picture looks fake to me...  Confused

Cheers

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Dec 19, 2006 8:07 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Msfs Real World Weather
Replies: 32
Views: 9909

RE: Msfs Real World Weather

Good Day All, After submitting a support ticket with Microsoft, the following is the email I received: ""Thank you for contacting Microsoft Online Support. My name is Amol and I will be helping you with Flight Simulator X Deluxe. As I understand, while playing Flight Simulator X Deluxe you are unabl...

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Msfs Real World Weather
Replies: 32
Views: 9909

RE: Msfs Real World Weather

Its down for me too (New England, USA) and it's been down for a couple days... any update or news anyone? I dont fly without real-world weather and I'm a lil bored here...

Cheers

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adjusts Fleet Delivery Plan Through 2016
Replies: 41
Views: 7695

RE: JetBlue Adjusts Fleet Delivery Plan Through 2016

Let's all keep in mind the simple fact that the grand total of aircraft to be delivered remains the same. In the end they end up with the same amount of aircraft by 2016. This news has little bearing on the health of JetBlue as a company, but does give us some insight on what JetBlue management has ...

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Oct 30, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FSX - Is It Safe To Assume
Replies: 12
Views: 10568

RE: FSX - Is It Safe To Assume

Hey All, I just wanted to give an update. I did in fact purchase FSX and it works just fine on my laptop with a dual core processor. With some minor tweaking and sacrificing building graphics and textures for aircraft textures it works pretty well. I must say that im disappointed with Microsoft's at...

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:19 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FSX - Is It Safe To Assume
Replies: 12
Views: 10568

RE: FSX - Is It Safe To Assume

Dan, That's just the type of good news I wanted to hear. Thanks for the reply.

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Oct 29, 2006 12:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FSX - Is It Safe To Assume
Replies: 12
Views: 10568

FSX - Is It Safe To Assume

Hi All,

Im thinking about buying the new FSX today. I have tried the Demo on my computer and it worked just fine. So, is it safe to assume that the entire game will work just as well?? Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

~Drew

[Edited 2006-10-28 18:00:05]

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Aug 20, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newark Emergency
Replies: 7
Views: 7057

RE: Newark Emergency

TP A330's aren't new at all. They were previously owned by a handful of airlines and when flying on one, you can tell.

Can anyone shed some light on when TP is expected to receive A330's from the factory??

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by thesilverbirds
Tue May 23, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Undercarriage
Replies: 11
Views: 4795

RE: Boeing 787 Undercarriage

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by thesilverbirds
Tue May 23, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Undercarriage
Replies: 11
Views: 4795

Boeing 787 Undercarriage

Hi All, I searched for a similar posting but couldn't find anything.. Has anyone seen this picture yet? <a href="http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2006/q2/060521a_pr.html" target=_blank>http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2006/q2/060521a_pr.html</a> Are we going to see undercarriage similar to the...

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Feb 15, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New B6 Tail!?
Replies: 8
Views: 2701

RE: New B6 Tail!?

That's fine except that there are seven tails, no?

Filler

Filler

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by thesilverbirds
Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Posts 4Q Loss, Warns For 2006
Replies: 107
Views: 12650

RE: JetBlue Posts 4Q Loss, Warns For 2006

Im going to go out on a limb here and give my speculation on what we may or may not see in <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>'s near future.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/scratchchin.gif" alt="scratchchin" border=0>  Taking in everything I have read on here so f...

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Jan 10, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TAP Air Portugal Mx
Replies: 4
Views: 2241

RE: TAP Air Portugal Mx

Good Morning All, I hate to resurrect an older topic, but... I have always been curious as to who does TAP's maintenance in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>? Does TAP have any Tech/Ops employees stationed in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty...

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Qantas Order Result - Boeing 115 787s
Replies: 244
Views: 26408

RE: Official Qantas Order Result - Boeing 115 787s

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Jan 11, 2005 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Popularity of Jet Blue?
Replies: 60
Views: 5873

RE: Popularity Of Jet Blue?

B6 will never buy aircraft unless it was new from the manufacturer, that is one of Neelemans policies. So <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> would not buy any airframes from US Airways, but expect them to grab gates at various airports if/when US Airways does fall. They do not have ...

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Jan 11, 2005 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue 9584
Replies: 12
Views: 2399

RE: JetBlue 9584

JetBlue has their C-Checks done at the Air Canada facility in Winnipeg and at the TACA facility in El Salvador. Hope that helps!

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Jan 09, 2005 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Tail Patterns - How Many?
Replies: 21
Views: 5207

RE: JetBlue Tail Patterns - How Many?

Obviously this is all speculation. But ignorance is bliss right? Haha. That could also be a concept tail for Virgin America, I dont know. I have not seen any graphics for Virgin America as of yet. If im way off in my assumption feel free to correct me!

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by thesilverbirds
Sat Jan 08, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Tail Patterns - How Many?
Replies: 21
Views: 5207

RE: JetBlue Tail Patterns - How Many?

And as for this years new tail design? I have an inkling that airbus may have given us a clue into what it might look like. Seems like too much of a coincidence for me, but im just being optimistic and hopeful. <a href="http://www.airbus.com/wallpapers/2005/jan_05_800_600.jpg" target=_blank>http://w...

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by thesilverbirds
Sat Sep 25, 2004 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Neeleman Kidding?
Replies: 83
Views: 8084

RE: Is Neeleman Kidding?

Ok, I have learned now in these forums that the people in generally the first quarter to the first half of this topic are amateurs to the aviation industry and should stick to just viewing the photos on this site. JetBlue is paying for the planes, yes the deal from Airbus was decent, but Neeleman's ...

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Apr 28, 2004 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Air Portugal To Join Star Alliance
Replies: 52
Views: 10221

RE: TAP Air Portugal To Join Star Alliance

I think this is great news if it comes true! I fly TAP often and have no complaints about their service for the most part. They get me to where I want to go and back haha. I always wanted TAP to become part of the Star Alliance, and I think this will bring them more business. Hopefully TAP can reins...

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Apr 15, 2004 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5579

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

Prebennorholm, You probably ended this discussion in the best fashion possible. You are right on in your analysis. I would have said it earlier but I cant claim that I know more about the EU, and the way it works, than anyone posting from Europe. Ten to twenty years from now we will still find Europ...

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Apr 15, 2004 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5579

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

Pixuk is right, many Americans dont realize how much Europe has been through. Although its pretty obvious, you guys have been around longer! Haha.

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Apr 15, 2004 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5579

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

Cadmus... Haha, thats a completely different barrel of monkeys!! Great point that hadnt been pointed out, certainly there are already terrorists in the US, Canada and Mexico..

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Apr 15, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5579

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

Russophile, I wish you had replied more respectfully, you can take notes from Leskova's reply. "The government does not need to know every single facet of your life" No, but the US now needs to know certain bits and pieces of your life, so that I can rest assured you wont be attacking my country. I ...

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Apr 15, 2004 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines
Replies: 92
Views: 5579

RE: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On EU Airlines

I am willing to go point for point with anyone who wants to argue the other side of this topic, and I will admit it when I am wrong. I am an American, college student, trying to get into the workforce which is very hard now in the US. Blame the unemployment rate on whomever, but realistically no one...

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Apr 05, 2004 7:10 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Favorite FS Aircraft To Fly
Replies: 49
Views: 13996

RE: Your Favorite FS Aircraft To Fly

My usual favorites that I revisit a lot are the iFDG 757 in Song colors, Project Airbus and iFDG A320's in Ted colors, and the Meljet 772 in United's new colors. But most recently I have been logging a lot of hours with Dreamwings' EMB-170 in A few different colors: American, LOT, and JetBlue. Lovel...

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Mar 22, 2004 2:14 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Spotting At Tweed/New Haven
Replies: 0
Views: 6751

Spotting At Tweed/New Haven

This may have been discussed before in the forums, and I did a quick search and didnt come up with anything. I was wondering if there were any decent areas where I could spot some activity at HVN without being chased away by the police, haha. I have been able to find a couple good spots at Bradley u...

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Mar 01, 2004 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Or Airport Objects In Your House
Replies: 20
Views: 4581

RE: Airline Or Airport Objects In Your House

I have three taxiway lights, I rigged them so that they all light up. Nice touch I might add to the room Haha.

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by thesilverbirds
Mon Mar 01, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: First Go-Around In A Jet Today
Replies: 4
Views: 3510

RE: First Go-Around In A Jet Today

Working at <acronym title="White Plains - Westchester County (HPN / KHPN), USA - New York">HPN</acronym>, Westchester County Airport, I believe last summer a <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> CRJ came in declaring an emergency landing for the same reason. The flaps would not dep...

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No US Carriers In Africa?
Replies: 50
Views: 9360

RE: Why No US Carriers In Africa?

Spike's comment wasnt meant to be insulting.. haha, its that british humor. I found it to be pretty funny.  Smile

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by thesilverbirds
Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To New Haven (HVN)
Replies: 18
Views: 3755

RE: Delta To New Haven (HVN)

Not only that 'Y' school, but several other very decent universities are in the New Haven area. It is almost an hour drive from most schools in the New Haven area to <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>, thats a...

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Feb 08, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Dream-Route?
Replies: 69
Views: 5967

RE: What Is Your Dream-Route?

Tell ya what, New York (<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> or <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>) to Faro, Portugal, would be great. Its a pain to get there otherwise!

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Oct 07, 2003 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Slogans?
Replies: 76
Views: 10472

RE: Airline Slogans?

TAP: Take another plane! (As told recently by a TAP employee)  Laugh out loud

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Sep 23, 2003 7:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alphabet Maintinence
Replies: 5
Views: 2019

RE: Alphabet Maintenance

You have: En-Route service - After each stop, out of service for about a half hour. This check includes a 'walk-around' visual inspection to look for any obvious problems like leaks, missing rivets, or cracks. A-Check - Every 125 flight hours. The aircraft is out of service for about eight hours. A ...

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by thesilverbirds
Sun Sep 14, 2003 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Did Flew On L1011s Once Before?
Replies: 56
Views: 5195

RE: Anyone Did Flew On L1011s Once Before?

When I was younger I flew on the TAP L10's every summer, JFK-Lisbon. I have many good memories from those planes. Good times.

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by thesilverbirds
Tue Jun 24, 2003 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many AA F100s Left?
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

RE: How Many AA F100s Left?

Hey Boeing757/767, Do you work at HPN or were you just passing by? I work there over the summers, just wondering.

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Apr 30, 2003 1:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: New Virtual Airline Interest
Replies: 1
Views: 7131

New Virtual Airline Interest

Hello all, Myself and two other people are interested in beginning a new virtual airline. I would like to keep the name and ideas confidential until we have things running, I hope you can respect that. We have a few new ideas and the motivation to make this new airline successful and entertaining. W...

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by thesilverbirds
Wed Apr 23, 2003 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Degree's
Replies: 18
Views: 2813

RE: Aviation Degree's

LGW, Im a Junior at the U. of New Haven in Connecticut. Im majoring in Aviation Management and its probably the best decision i've made. Unfortunately the program here is shutting down because of the lack of enrollment in the aviation class, looks like I will be one of the last ones coming out of UN...

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