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by KLASM83
Tue May 17, 2022 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 985
Views: 251652

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

Something going on with Mesa E175SC fleet. No aircraft schedule tomorrow - 2 in IAD and 18 in IAH. I know they were going to send some Mesa E175s to the desert for storage but that amount I do not know. Crazy that a 2021 airframe is headed to Kingman. Mesa's CEO is going to testify to a subcommitte...

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by KLASM83
Sun Feb 27, 2022 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ode to Mriya, AN-225 confirmed destroyed
Replies: 304
Views: 77035

Re: Ode to Mriya, AN-225 confirmed destroyed

Glad I got to see her at MSP in 2014. Thanks for the memory Antonov. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgDN8rxmRy0 I won't get my hopes up, but with Ukraine tweeting about rebuilding the An-225 there's at least a small glimmer of hope that there will either be a rebuild and/or an An-225 2.0 gracing t...

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by KLASM83
Sun Oct 17, 2021 5:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Indianapolis: American CRJ-700, E175 & A319
Replies: 4
Views: 2832

Re: Indianapolis: American CRJ-700, E175 & A319

Nice report on a good, solid regional trip. I hope it went well-good luck!

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by KLASM83
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun'n'Fun Expecting Record Crowds, Attendance Cap Lifted
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Re: Sun'n'Fun Expecting Record Crowds, Attendance Cap Lifted

I work St. Petersburg Radio, so this should be a very interesting litmus test of how many folks fly their own plane there.
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Having formerly worked Green Bay, I await to see how busy this is compared to Oshkosh.

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by KLASM83
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 116188

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/united- ... 7s-pw4000/

Well, that's a good chunk of the fleet! Wonder how long it will be before they get the PW jets back up in the air?
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https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/united- ... 7s-pw4000/

Well, that's a good chunk of the fleet! Wonder how long it will be before they get the PW jets back up in the air?

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by KLASM83
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: LAS to be renamed for Harry Reid
Replies: 138
Views: 16074

Re: Official: LAS to be renamed for Harry Reid

This will take some getting used to, but as long as IATA/ICAO stays LAS/KLAS (which it will), I am agnostic to the change. But, man, all that sign change money, though...

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by KLASM83
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

Great picture of shaming displaying your much loved DMs.! I have a few pairs of Docs too; well known for their anti- establishment statement! Liked your detailed report very much. Thanks for posting it. Yes, it’s always sad when a great aircraft reaches the end of its life. There’s very little vari...

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by KLASM83
Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 slides off taxiway @ PIT
Replies: 74
Views: 16072

Re: DL 717 slides off taxiway @ PIT

McDonnell Douglas made a tough airplane!

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by KLASM83
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

ryanov wrote:
Delta did have black PSUs. I have an old photo from the early 2000s. I believe they swapped them to white in the ~2012 refit.



That refit did those planes a wonder. Such a simple thing transformed the airplane. Thanks for reading!

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by KLASM83
Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Govt awards U.S. Airlines $3.2Bil in airlift contracts
Replies: 26
Views: 6037

Re: US Govt awards U.S. Airlines $3.2Bil in airlift contracts

wjcandee wrote:

There's a lot of history here, not the least of which was some maneuvering years ago that put ATA/World/NorthAmerican out of business.


Many thanks for that. Lots of insider baseball and I love hearing about it. Thanks!

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by KLASM83
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Los Angeles: (United 757-300 & 767-300)
Replies: 14
Views: 9348

Re: Los Angeles: (United 757-300 & 767-300)

Wonderful report! Wondering what UAL is like these days-contemplating XMas home from IAD. Love the 2nd climbout shot from IAD, you got my apartment! Nice. All my flights on UA were good, I have another flight booked on them through IAD, at the end of next month. That's awesome that I got your apart...

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by KLASM83
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Los Angeles: (United 757-300 & 767-300)
Replies: 14
Views: 9348

Re: Los Angeles: (United 757-300 & 767-300)

Wonderful report! Wondering what UAL is like these days-contemplating XMas home from IAD. Love the 2nd climbout shot from IAD, you got my apartment! Nice.

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by KLASM83
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1226
Views: 279744

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

Random thought, for the pilots from the md aircraft I'm sure some retired, where did they upgrade too? The folks who operated my jet (N978DL) went on to the 737, but they have to wait for classes, so who knows what has been going on since June for them. Probably a lot of different possibilities, th...

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by KLASM83
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

quote="rampbro"]A poignant, well written report. Thank you KLASM83. Very brave of you to assume that lav was dumped though.....[/quote] Many thanks for reading this report, even a few months after! Usually, TRs die after a few months here, so I appreciate you taking the time to read and co...

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by KLASM83
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8463

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

I am for anything MD-88 related! Great TR, I sure miss them.

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by KLASM83
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa Air Group to operate 737s for DHL
Replies: 68
Views: 15275

Re: Mesa Air Group to operate 737s for DHL

Mesa's gonna need even more INOP stickers, now.

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by KLASM83
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

Thanks for the trip report, I really enjoyed it. So many memories of these birds. Very nostalgic for me. Many thanks! I'm, what, 31, and I'm getting nostalgic, too lol But, I am a sentimental fool. Supremely well written trip report, wow, wow! I appreciate a report with thoughts going through artic...

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by KLASM83
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Spring Break 2019 (3): Half a Day on Air China's Flagship 747-8i (San Francisco - Beijing, Mar '19, Y)
Replies: 4
Views: 6163

Re: Spring Break 2019 (3): Half a Day on Air China's Flagship 747-8i (San Francisco - Beijing, Mar '19, Y)

You don't see many 748 reports, and I appreciate that! Many thanks! I like how they adopted parts from the 787 cabin for this plane. Lovely pictures as always!

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by KLASM83
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's
Replies: 4
Views: 3247

Re: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's

Love the TR! Anything MD-80 I support. Looks like a fun time.

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by KLASM83
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

AMS18C36C wrote:
Thanks for a great TR!



Many thanks for reading and wading through my thoughts!

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by KLASM83
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1226
Views: 279744

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

If you are are really bored and want my take on the final MDay of ops, just:

Check out my trip report.

I can gaurentee no bins or sidewalls were harmed in the making of my content loljk

Thanks in advance!

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by KLASM83
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

Awesome trip report and pictures! I definitely wouldn't have expected them to let a crowd of people head down onto the ramp - what an awesome experience that must've been! Thank you! I was quite surprised to hear that, too, but I'm not one to pass up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity like that! The ...

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by KLASM83
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Re: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

I really enjoyed reading through this report. Good Job!! End to an era that I can't believe is happening. Many thanks! Had to catch the last day! Love the emotional connection and level of detail in your report. WIth MDs being rare in Australia, I've never had the chance to fly on them, but can und...

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by KLASM83
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL
Replies: 18
Views: 41704

Old Souls-Delta MD-88 Last Flight RIC-ATL

Background- Our love is an old love In these tough times, we often cling to things that remind us of ourselves. Cars we’ve driven. Baubles that decorate our houses. Books on our shelves. For me, it’s the MD-80 series, a plane that, for many of you reading this, has interwoven itself deep into my li...

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by KLASM83
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1226
Views: 279744

Re: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly

Was on the final group of flights, DAL742 RIC-ATL. Got to step inside the last MD90, and Delta graciously let us on the ramp for a pictures all around N900DE. I'll be making a trip report soon.

It was a bettersweet day, but a nice distraction from the ugliness of the world.

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by KLASM83
Sun May 10, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1226
Views: 279744

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

I'm booked on DL80. Hope to see some fellow 88 fans onboard. If the flight sold out in less than a day, almost a month ahead of time, in the middle of a global pandemic, I'm guessing most if not all pax are MD-88 fans. :smile: I'm booked in 23A on DL80 but I wouldn't be opposed to trading someone f...

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by KLASM83
Sun May 03, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Scintillating Summer 2018 (19 - last one): Back to base on the CRJ-700ER! (ORD-FAR OO3146 Aug '18, pics & VTR)
Replies: 6
Views: 3353

Re: Scintillating Summer 2018 (19 - last one): Back to base on the CRJ-700ER! (ORD-FAR OO3146 Aug '18, pics & VTR)

Haha, that's pretty funny! I bet she's grounded now because of COVID... Ship 744S seems to be still plying the skies , getting ready to make a TYS-ORD run at the time of writing. Random observation seems that the RJs are still going. That is interesting. I heard that DL are also mostly flying their...

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by KLASM83
Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Scintillating Summer 2018 (19 - last one): Back to base on the CRJ-700ER! (ORD-FAR OO3146 Aug '18, pics & VTR)
Replies: 6
Views: 3353

Re: Scintillating Summer 2018 (19 - last one): Back to base on the CRJ-700ER! (ORD-FAR OO3146 Aug '18, pics & VTR)

I largely regard ship 744 as my stalker jet, as somehow it always found a way into my life, from when I ramped and nonreved, to MSFS, and even now lol Haha, that's pretty funny! I bet she's grounded now because of COVID... Ship 744S seems to be still plying the skies , getting ready to make a TYS-O...

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by KLASM83
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6225

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

Fascinating trip report of these grim times. Many thanks!

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by KLASM83
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Scintillating Summer 2018 (19 - last one): Back to base on the CRJ-700ER! (ORD-FAR OO3146 Aug '18, pics & VTR)
Replies: 6
Views: 3353

Re: Scintillating Summer 2018 (19 - last one): Back to base on the CRJ-700ER! (ORD-FAR OO3146 Aug '18, pics & VTR)

I largely regard ship 744 as my stalker jet, as somehow it always found a way into my life, from when I ramped and nonreved, to MSFS, and even now lol

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by KLASM83
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4707
Views: 759951

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Runway28L wrote:
It’s for a MX entry. AAR has a facility at YRQ that Republic uses for its Embraer fleet.



That clears it up for me, thanks!!

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by KLASM83
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4707
Views: 759951

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Question: what is YX have with the airport in Canada CYRQ? Seems a lot of their birds go up there-is it maintenance? N739YX just landed there from IND and that seems a bit unusual for them if it wasn't getting fixed.

Thanks!

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by KLASM83
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Poor Man's Private Jet: American Eagle CRJ-700 DFW-ASE - Video Trip Report
Replies: 5
Views: 5715

Re: The Poor Man's Private Jet: American Eagle CRJ-700 DFW-ASE - Video Trip Report

So weird to see the new gates at ASE. When I used to work there (and when 760S was UAX), it was a power-in, power out station-no pushback!

Great to see the TR and I do miss that airport.

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by KLASM83
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Smurf Turf Football ATL-SLC-BOI-ORD-ATL (Pics, Vids, Long)
Replies: 4
Views: 8583

Re: Smurf Turf Football ATL-SLC-BOI-ORD-ATL (Pics, Vids, Long)

Man, I want pizza now. Great TR, like the variety of airlines (like there are so many in the US anymore).

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by KLASM83
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airport Opens In Williston, North Dakota
Replies: 53
Views: 10467

Re: New Airport Opens In Williston, North Dakota

Great news for the Williston Basin. If/when the next oil boom goes up, they'll need something for NW ND and NE MT.

I'm sure the fine people of Williston will like not having jet noise over the town, either.

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by KLASM83
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 191
Views: 37292

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

Amazing flying by these pilots, those engines sounded quite moribund based on watching the video.

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by KLASM83
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 12965

Re: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK

The ramp is a dangerous place, and I feel for this ramper's family and friends.

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by KLASM83
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 753771

Re: First CRJ-550 at ORD

jayunited wrote:
AV8AJET wrote:
They should have installed a forward lav!


Wouldn't that require a redesign by the manufacture?



It shouldn't. I remember the original Delta Connection OO CR7's had forward lavs, so I figure you can plop one down there, and put in the plumbing as needed, but I can be wrong.

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by KLASM83
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 11191

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

Right down to the axle. Looks like a new MLG strut, too, that will need to be replaced. Glad everyone is ok!

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by KLASM83
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TWA Paris to New York by 767-200 in 2001 - when the TWA terminal was a terminal
Replies: 20
Views: 11634

Re: TWA Paris to New York by 767-200 in 2001 - when the TWA terminal was a terminal

Very nice! I flew a lot with TWA domestically, so it's nice to see what the international service was like. Thank you for this trip report.

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by KLASM83
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: An ‘Ocean’ Mileage Run – Rail Trip Report (some Air too!)
Replies: 3
Views: 4039

Re: An ‘Ocean’ Mileage Run – Rail Trip Report (some Air too!)

Wonderful report! Neat that there are those slim European cars being pulled by those square, burly F40PHs!

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by KLASM83
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 785551

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

So sad!

Most importantly, condolences to those who died.

It's a rough few weeks for aviation. I shall eagerly as the cause is investigated.

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by KLASM83
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express/Commutair incident 3/4 at Presque Isle, ME
Replies: 106
Views: 26427

Re: United Express/Commutair incident today at Presque Isle, ME

Runway conditions 3/3/3 Great point! Marginal, at best. The full NOTAM also indicates 1/4 inch dry snow, so that is something to think on as well. Me thinks N14171 is probably done. Unless it isn't. We shall see what the insurance says. For the pedantic folk like me: 03/028 - RWY 01 FICON 3/3/3 100...

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by KLASM83
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 57426

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

WarRI1 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Cows



India.

Curry

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by KLASM83
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 465100

Re: Giant 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

KICT wrote:
Did they fly right into the cell?

Image


Maybe. Reports say it went down at 1245pm, so the image from 1220 makes sense.

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by KLASM83
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 465100

Re: Giant 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Man, it's been a long time since we we've had a commercial, domestic air crash with fatalities, and it's sad we ended that streak today. Many condolences to the families and friends. At least its not a passenger flight Does it matter what type of flight it was? Lives were lost. A death is a death i...

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