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by JayDavis
Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa History At DFW
Replies: 14
Views: 6085

RE: Lufthansa History At DFW

First time I ever flew on a Boeing 747 was from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> on <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acron...

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by JayDavis
Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: TSA: Report Plane Photographers!
Replies: 52
Views: 8929

RE: TSA: Report Plane Photographers!

I wrote a letter and e-mail it to this lady. Ada.[email protected].gov Her info is on the TSA website. Maybe all A.net members should flood her e-mail box with a similarly worded letter? Dear Ms. Johnson, I am writing you today to ask you if the following poster was actually printed and distributed by the...

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by JayDavis
Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Founder's Plaza At DFW
Replies: 12
Views: 3634

RE: New Founder's Plaza At DFW

Here is a PDF file link for all of the information on it. I found this on the <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> Airport's website. <a href="http://www.dfwairport.com/pressroom/pdf/08/08/080827_Founders_Plaza_soon.pdf" target=_blank>http://ww...

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by JayDavis
Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Founder's Plaza At DFW
Replies: 12
Views: 3634

RE: New Founder's Plaza At DFW

I didn't take any shots of Founder's Plaza, I did take a couple of shots of the KLM bird and the <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> A-318 coming in. Can I put them in my Photobucket and then link them to this site or cut and paste them, here? I just don't get on this site enoug...

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by JayDavis
Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Founder's Plaza At DFW
Replies: 12
Views: 3634

RE: New Founder's Plaza At DFW

I don't know if you are asking me to post photos of the new Founder's Plaza or post some photos of airliners arriving from this new location. Can you tell me which shots you want? I could post them on my Photobucket account, I guess. Send me a <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym>, if yo...

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by JayDavis
Sun Aug 31, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Founder's Plaza At DFW
Replies: 12
Views: 3634

New Founder's Plaza At DFW

According to the information that I have received, it is schedule to open up on Sept. 17, 2008. It is going to be located on the northwest side of <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> Airport. I was out there yesterday (Saturday) and a family w...

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by JayDavis
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Gets New CEO
Replies: 14
Views: 5661

RE: Virgin America Gets New CEO

Executive management within the airline industry has to be one of the tightest "cliques" around. Best of luck to him in <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>. What a change of pace from living in the <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - Internat...

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by JayDavis
Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Part VII... The Last Peter Max Thread
Replies: 215
Views: 19418

RE: Part VII... The Last Peter Max Thread

Here is an idea.

Have Peter Max come up with something new, using only the Official CO colors but make it abstract.

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by JayDavis
Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Is Coming To Lawton, Oklahoma?
Replies: 27
Views: 3782

RE: Delta Is Coming To Lawton, Oklahoma?

Wouldn't most of this traffic be military traffic, or at least a great deal of it?

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by JayDavis
Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston IAH Food Bargain
Replies: 22
Views: 5167

RE: Houston IAH Food Bargain

I'm going to be heading through IAH again this week, look out Papadeux's !!

 Smile

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by JayDavis
Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To DFW
Replies: 105
Views: 21277

RE: KLM To DFW

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by JayDavis
Sat Sep 29, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston IAH Food Bargain
Replies: 22
Views: 5167

RE: Houston IAH Food Bargain

Years ago, 1979 to be exact, I was a raw, 19 year old airline employee. Stapleton Airport had the BEST employee cafeteria and I swear, it was only like $2.50 to eat there. And it was on the ramp, so you'd have to walk outside in an enclosed chain link fence to get to it. You'd get all the lovely sme...

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by JayDavis
Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston IAH Food Bargain
Replies: 22
Views: 5167

Houston IAH Food Bargain

Don't know if I am posting this is the correct forum or not, but I had to tell all you people on this site about a bargain I found at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> Airport while I was flying through there this week. I was in Terminal ...

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by JayDavis
Fri Sep 28, 2007 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To DFW
Replies: 105
Views: 21277

RE: KLM To DFW

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by JayDavis
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH, Good News, New Routes/TBA Soon!
Replies: 61
Views: 7993

RE: IAH, Good News, New Routes/TBA Soon!

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by JayDavis
Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Questions
Replies: 56
Views: 6661

RE: FedEx Questions

Well looking at the article, the largest aircraft is a <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 and the smallest would be a Cessna 208A model. The largest plane type in their fleet is still the B-727 with 94 according to the article, the smallest part of the fleet is 6 DC-10-10's and I'm sure...

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by JayDavis
Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Questions
Replies: 56
Views: 6661

RE: FedEx Questions

Thanks!

How long does it take to convert a DC-10 into an MD-10?

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by JayDavis
Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Questions
Replies: 56
Views: 6661

FedEx Questions

Just reading the article on FedEx in the September/October Airliners magazine and had a couple of questions. First one, the article states that FedEx has 7 <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-10-30's, 13 DC-10-30's, 53 MD10-10's and 6 DC10-10's. Are the only difference between the <acronym ...

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by JayDavis
Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran's Future
Replies: 111
Views: 9661

RE: Airtran's Future

Well they were going to open up a "mini-hub" at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and have 30 to 40 flights a day a few years ago. Now that was a real success story for them, wasn't it? Joe has made some huge mistakes along the way.............

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by JayDavis
Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Ramper Killed At RDU
Replies: 40
Views: 17202

RE: AA Ramper Killed At RDU

Years ago, when I was young and stupid, I worked for Air Midwest in Lubbock, <acronym title="Caribéenne de Transport (France)">TX</acronym>. They flew Swearingen Metros in and out of there. We used to have to go between the back of the propellar and the wing to remove the apu cord while the prop was...

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by JayDavis
Tue Jul 17, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?
Replies: 37
Views: 8075

RE: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?

Yes, I started a new thread and gave the link to the Fox 4 website for people to read the entire article. I'm really surprised that they dropped <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>, since it "was" a former hub for <acronym title="Am...

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by JayDavis
Tue Jul 17, 2007 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?
Replies: 37
Views: 8075

RE: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?

Just heard on the 5pm local KDFW Fox 4 News that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> was dropping service to <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> and <acronym title="San Antonio - International (SAT / KSAT), USA - T...

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by JayDavis
Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?
Replies: 37
Views: 8075

RE: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?

Good idea Tornado82, yet I think at one time, COEX had service from <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> to <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> and it didn't do very well. Also don't know how people would l...

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by JayDavis
Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest @ MIA
Replies: 11
Views: 4097

RE: Southwest @ MIA

Sounds good. We'll have to do that one day.

I'll have a double-double. Awesome burger!  Smile

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by JayDavis
Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?
Replies: 37
Views: 8075

RE: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?

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by JayDavis
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?
Replies: 37
Views: 8075

RE: How Is AA Doing At Dallas Love Field?

AA whether they want to admit it or not, stinks at <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym>. But they will never admit they made a mistake in going over there in the first place. I cannot stand that airline, at all and they have put a few airlines out of business,...

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by JayDavis
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest @ MIA
Replies: 11
Views: 4097

RE: Southwest @ MIA

OPNLguy, Question for you. How is the new paint scheme working out? It would seem to me, that the blue would be fading on those aircraft, similar to when FedEx had the purple scheme. Is that true or not or has that even become an issue on those planes, yet? Thanks in advance. One of these days, Club...

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by JayDavis
Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Awarded Seahawks Charters
Replies: 32
Views: 2778

RE: Hawaiian Awarded Seahawks Charters

We got the pleasure of seeing "Da Raiders" as Al Davis would say, at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> a few years ago, when the Oakland Raiders came in for a pre-season game. Quite a site to see a beautiful Hawaiian 767 at <acronym title="D...

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by JayDavis
Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of LHR-DTW-IAH
Replies: 40
Views: 4723

RE: Future Of LHR-DTW-IAH

Don't you mean DFW instead of DTW???

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by JayDavis
Wed Jun 27, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas To Announce New Major Intl Route On 27JUN07
Replies: 142
Views: 18992

RE: Dallas To Announce New Major Intl Route On 27JUN07

Not going to tell you where I got the news but here is the scoop. Both <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> will be moving to <acronym title="Lo...

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by JayDavis
Wed Jun 27, 2007 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas To Announce New Major Intl Route On 27JUN07
Replies: 142
Views: 18992

RE: Dallas To Announce New Major Intl Route On 27JUN07

Okay, I've got a question about all these rumors. Where did <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> get those "rights" to fly from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United King...

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by JayDavis
Mon Jun 11, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Who Designed The "Air Force One" Scheme?
Replies: 10
Views: 9016

RE: Who Designed The "Air Force One" Scheme?

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by JayDavis
Mon Jun 11, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Who Designed The "Air Force One" Scheme?
Replies: 10
Views: 9016

Who Designed The "Air Force One" Scheme?

Although I know that truly, an aircraft is only given that call sign when the United States President is on board, most people would identify that paint scheme as the Air Force One scheme. I just saw some shots taken of the plane over in Orly while President Bush is over in Europe for the <acronym t...

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by JayDavis
Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PJs In J On Qatar
Replies: 6
Views: 2259

RE: PJs In J On Qatar

Can you not go on their site and read about all the services they offer in that particular class of service ???

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by JayDavis
Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Terminals A, B, C, E To Get $45 Mil. Facelift
Replies: 37
Views: 4325

RE: DFW Terminals A, B, C, E To Get $45 Mil. Facelift

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by JayDavis
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MaxJet And EOS
Replies: 35
Views: 6509

RE: MaxJet And EOS

I'd be interested in some answers about this myself.

I'm really interested in flying one of them, but neither serve DFW.  Sad

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by JayDavis
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus - Smarter Than You Are
Replies: 40
Views: 11773

RE: Skybus - Smarter Than You Are

Go to a huge, all you can eat buffet before flying them, then you won't need to eat anything on the plane.

Problem solved.  Smile

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by JayDavis
Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asked To Move Seats On A WN 737
Replies: 31
Views: 10015

RE: Asked To Move Seats On A WN 737

I took some clients on the first flight from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> on AirTran last year. We left out on the early morning departure a...

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by JayDavis
Thu May 03, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Steelers Scheme
Replies: 63
Views: 10778

RE: US Airways Steelers Scheme

In one of the first football marketing partnerships that I remember, Braniff years ago in their "ultra scheme" put a Dallas Cowboys helmet on the back of one of their blue aircraft and had the words, Dallas Cowboys painted underneath the captain's side of the aircraft. I'm sure there is a photo of i...

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by JayDavis
Thu May 03, 2007 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Copies Delta Faucet Typeface?
Replies: 47
Views: 17372

RE: Delta Airlines Copies Delta Faucet Typeface?

No matter if the font is the same or different, this new logo and branding of the "new" Delta stinks to high-heaven in my opinion. That logo looks like something from the 50's or 60's. Who was the idiot that approved it? They must have been on crack-cocaine or something else, truly a horrible scheme...

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by JayDavis
Thu Apr 26, 2007 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Two 'new' 73G's - Ex-Aloha?
Replies: 30
Views: 7787

RE: WN's Two 'new' 73G's - Ex-Aloha?

Speaking of the Ford birds, do the flight attendants hate them due to the interiors being different, especially in terms of the galleys?

Inquiring minds want to know.  Smile

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by JayDavis
Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Livery Is Out - Part III
Replies: 158
Views: 33495

RE: Delta's New Livery Is Out - Part III

BORING !!

I think if I were coming out of bankruptcy, I'd like something a little bit better than this crappy scheme.

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by JayDavis
Fri Apr 06, 2007 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBJ's Website Redone, All Models Included. (drool)
Replies: 29
Views: 6822

RE: BBJ's Website Redone, All Models Included. (drool)

I had the fortunate experience to take a tour of Kingdom Holdings 747-400 while it was being given its semi-annual "warranty work" at Dallas Love Field. Plush does not even begin to describe that airplane. Unfortunately, we were not allowed to take any photos of the interior while we were on it. &nb...

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by JayDavis
Fri Apr 06, 2007 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Wonder He Left Boeing
Replies: 7
Views: 3528

RE: No Wonder He Left Boeing

Maybe that is also why Ford had to sell two B-737-700's to Southwest Airlines, to pay for his salary???  Smile

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by JayDavis
Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Bigger? Korean Or Asiana?
Replies: 24
Views: 4970

RE: Who Is Bigger? Korean Or Asiana?

I no longer work for <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>, but I still get very SICK and TIRED of hearing about <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>'s "former" safety record. They have made a COMPLETE 180 degree turn-around from their past safety issues. They hired (for the first time in the...

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by JayDavis
Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Gold Status Upgrades
Replies: 30
Views: 5075

RE: AA Gold Status Upgrades

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but if you are "only" a Gold on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, you aren't squat...............You have to be Platinum or as the above poster, EXP, before <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> will even acknowledge you.........

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by JayDavis
Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Winglet Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 2263

Southwest Winglet Questions

Hey OPNLguy, didn't one of your "former" 737-200's get painted in the Canyon Blue scheme by mistake? Did the person who authorized that get in a lot of trouble for allowing it to happen? Do you think the Canyon Blue scheme will last a long time? It would seem to me, that it would be a scheme similar...

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by JayDavis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Saga Finally Over
Replies: 35
Views: 12643

RE: United Saga Finally Over

This is one of the MANY reasons I am getting out of the travel industry as well. The airline and travel agency business used to be glamorous and that helped somewhat to make up for the lack of pay. Well not anymore. It isn't glamourous, you never get upgraded to F class, you are just lucky to even g...

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by JayDavis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Now Thats A Viewing Area!
Replies: 8
Views: 3593

RE: Now Thats A Viewing Area!

Been there, done that !! It is a GREAT place for photography. <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> used to also have a GREAT area directly across from the new runway, directly across from the Terminal. You could get great line-up shots on t...

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by JayDavis
Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fare Well A-380 From LAX Photos!
Replies: 20
Views: 15329

RE: Fare Well A-380 From LAX Photos!

To me, that is one UGLY bird. Even though it is larger than a B-747, the B-747 has a classic grace and style about her; this plane is just ugly, in my opinion. Of course, I'll never see it at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> either.  <...

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