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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More details on BOOM SST at Paris. SFO to Toyko in 5.5 hours. First flight in 2020...
Replies: 102
Views: 12807

Re: More details on BOOM SST at Paris. SFO to Toyko in 5.5 hours. First flight in 2020...

I'm going out on a limb here: Because it is his opinion. I, too, see absolutely no need - economically and ecologically - for this project. How much money will have to be spent on the development? How many units will have to be sold to even recoup the development costs, let alone return a decent in...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun May 12, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Please forgive me for the intrusion on the college sports debate (always a great thing to have anywhere for any reason), but I do have a question or two for people who normally fly out CMH. 1. If you fly internationally, what airline do you prefer that flies out of CMH? 2. If you fly internationally...

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by StuckinCMHland
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Interesting. Until now, I was rooting for Spirit (NK) to consider inaugurating service to DAY. Now, I'm not so sure. If the Greater Cincinnati Tri-State metro area continues to grow, NK may eventually take a look at CVG if it suits their aims. That may happen someday, but I don't think that it will...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 11554

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

I am a minority of one again, those paint jobs are horrible. I hate the look on either plane.

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713908

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

It seems to me that several hornet's nests have been kicked... National interests. The US government gave Boeing special treatment in order to push American built planes and boost the economy and now it has to be equally zealous in punishing Boeing for damaging the reputation of American built plan...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713908

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

It seems to me that several hornet's nests have been kicked... It is going to be messy. The truth is that FAA followed orders from Senate/President/whoever to offload certification work back to Boeing, and now they are going to be made scapegoat for doing what they were told. Still, they deserve wh...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

There is a fascinating thread I just saw: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1419489 If I remember right there is something like 246 US-LHR/London flights per day on average. It still boggles the mind that CMH cannot even get a once-a-week flight to LHR or even somewhere else in...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713908

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-ethiopia-airplane-faa-regulation/faa-launches-new-review-of-boeing-737-max-to-ensure-safety-idUKKCN1RF2W4?il=0 Independent review has been set up with an International team to look at safety of 737 Max and approve any changes etc I guess the only concern is that it...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356521

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

EA CO AS wrote:
fightforlove wrote:
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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Just curious... since nobody posted in a couple of days:

Did WN or anyone else fly Max-8's into CMH or DAY? Did anyone ride on one of those planes?

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?
Replies: 127
Views: 16830

Re: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?

Because multiple airlines didn't want to wait for a new clean sheet design. Especially Southwest and American which threatened to switch to Airbus. Boeing didn't have a choice. They could either design an entirely clean sheet design and potentially lose their major customers to their rival or do a ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

I'm scratching my head a little with some of the comments from long time CMH A-neter's. I can probably go back years and find comments from all of you about the need for west coast flights. Well, now we have them and you don't want to fly on them because they're not the right airline. SMDH, if enou...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713908

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

The big new engines further up front, coupled with a 1960s designed tail section, make the MAX8 unstable in certain circumstances such as the climb. This could be a repeat of the MD11, which was all new up front, but suffered very poor control when landing. The tail was simply too small for the new...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 34609

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

It’s not against the law, but it’s a long process to be able to strike, it’s against the law to wildcat strike. Here is a simplified explanation of Section 6 of the Railway Labor Act. http://www.pennfedbmwe.org/Docs/reference/RLA_Simplified.html 6 years should be adequate time for a "long proc...

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 34609

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

I tend to take the business side in labor disputes, but six years without a contract and playing this kind of hardball by management is a disgrace. Management needs to take care of their employees, not abuse them. Clearly SWA management does not understand what the term 'management' means. I hope th...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Safety Discussion
Replies: 175
Views: 22093

Re: MD-11 Safety Discussion

Where is Michael Buffer when you need him.... In the blue corner weighing in as a MD-11 pilot/supporter we have people who say the MD11 is a safe plane to fly and can be used in an economical manner by airlines. In the red corner we have several other posters saying that statistically the airplane i...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Off duty” TSA agent jumped/committed suicide from Hyatt balcony into atrium @MCO
Replies: 22
Views: 9829

Re: “Off duty” TSA agent jumped/committed suicide from Hyatt balcony into atrium @MCO

Why don't we stop the bickering, cool down the anger and pray for the person's family? The person who died is in God's hands. As a minister who has stood in front of a family mourning someone who committed suicide and try to bring them some comfort more than once this whole thread is pretty close to...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

What are the odds of CMH-LGA being upgauged to a mainline A220 in the future in light of our growth? I do this flight half a dozen times a year and it is always packed. Can someone upgage everything that leaves CMH for somewhere warm so we can get on it? :white: :cold: :cold: :cold: Honestly if Sou...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Pudelhund wrote:
What are the odds of CMH-LGA being upgauged to a mainline A220 in the future in light of our growth? I do this flight half a dozen times a year and it is always packed.


Can someone upgage everything that leaves CMH for somewhere warm so we can get on it? :white: :cold: :cold: :cold:

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

I'm not saying CMH/LCK haven't had a great run, they have (so have CLE, PIT, CVG by the way). I'm saying I don't get what these economic impact studies accomplish, other than brochure graphics. I'll take it even one step further to say they are almost always paid for by the agency being studied, so...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Global Terminal proposals released
Replies: 102
Views: 15655

Re: ORD Global Terminal proposals released

I do not live in Chicago, so maybe I shouldn't say this but... I flew through Chicago this past week and while I love T1 as much as anyone it looks to me like all of these projects are more status symbols than a project that will help people move from place to place, do not cost much to maintain or ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

After reading another thread, it made me curious; when is the last time a 747 landed at CMH? What gate did it use? I remember the last Concorde visit, but not the last 747 stop. Thanks for the information. I know Air Force One landed with Obama in 2010 and I believe again in 2012. thank you, like I...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

After reading another thread, it made me curious; when is the last time a 747 landed at CMH? What gate did it use? I remember the last Concorde visit, but not the last 747 stop. Thanks for the information. Excluding AF1, there are photos on another spotting site (can't remember which) of a UA 744 w...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 76251

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

After reading another thread, it made me curious; when is the last time a 747 landed at CMH? What gate did it use? I remember the last Concorde visit, but not the last 747 stop. Thanks for the information.

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 224
Views: 18398

Re: 747 First Flight 50th Anniversary

I only flew on a 747 once, El AL ORD-TLV, the TLV-ORD in January 2000, that trip was 10 of the best days of my life. Plane was loaded, and they put me in a middle seat for both flights. On the return trip one of the passengers had a heart attack and died, and I ended up in one of the FA jump seats i...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Is there any reason to keep a separate CLE thread other than tradition? They had their own thread even before I started this series in ~2013 (and, even then, it took a couple tries for me to get these to stick). I think we have a good thing going with these as-is because news which doesn't necessar...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Hopes, Dreams, Predictions 1. My family flew in and out of DAY in the 2000's, it's a nice little airport. I hope it grows again. 2. I hope hope three things happen at CMH: A. TATL, TATL, TATL. I wish it was UA who did it, but that will never happen. So I hope someone starts something. B. A peoplemov...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

papatango wrote:
Seems like interest in TRANSATLANTIC service from CMH is waning!


Can you tell us why you think that?

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Maybe we ought to do a poll with our Cleveland thread friends: What happens first (vote for no more than 1): 1. CLE gets new terminal 2. Bengals win a playoff game 3. Blue Jackets win a playoff series 4. CMH starts building new terminal. 5. CVG gets annexed by the state of Ohio 6. CLE decides to do ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Tortorella=Nardone. Nothing but good has happened since both took over their respective Columbus organizations. Could not agree more. If we could just get a flight to AMS and if the Buckeye's defense could figure out how not to turn every running back they face into a Heisman candidate, we would be...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

It is my understanding that CMH airport will demolish the old hangars to allow them build new large one-concourse terminal. I saw a rendering of the new terminal as well as new parking/car rental facility. Pretty neat but when is the question. https://flycolumbus.com/about-us/new-terminal Thank you...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Just curious about something: Has anyone seen or heard any information about what the plans are for rebuilding or building the new terminal at CMH? Is some kind of artist sketch out there, or some kind of planning document out there, or am I imagining something exists that does not really exist? Th...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Just curious about something: Has anyone seen or heard any information about what the plans are for rebuilding or building the new terminal at CMH? Is some kind of artist sketch out there, or some kind of planning document out there, or am I imagining something exists that does not really exist? Tha...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can IAD cut it for a UA SE Hub?
Replies: 107
Views: 11551

Re: Can IAD cut it for a UA SE Hub?

Sorry to interrupt the conversation, but as a person who occasionally flies into IAD, and usually connects to somewhere else, I think that the answer to the question in this thread is 'Yes, IAD can cut it as a SE hub for UA'. The question to me is 'Is UA willing to do what is needed to make IAD a hu...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Some notes from CMH today: -Alaska's banner from the press conference has been placed in front of OneJet's counter, though their signage is still there. -The ramp is being repaved in front of C46 and the area where B33 was once located. -B32 is a swing gate with a second parking line for regional j...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Considering that Ohio is about 49th in per capita state budget spending on public transportation— this will be one angry tax payer if money is found for airlines without addressing a much greater need. I'm sorry, but in my opinion it is a great idea to spend money on bringing new air service to Ohi...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

WWads wrote:
The mythical one that isn't happening.


Pessimist :shakehead:

I'll happily donate $20 and a few UA FF miles if it would help. :fluffy:

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 6081

Re: Innovations in boarding???

Last time I checked, the neck was a flexible thing. Guess where the row placards have pretty much always been on aircraft? Ditto trains, buses and coaches. It's really not hard to read them as you walk. You could even count the rows as you go along. Are Americans that stereotypical, they're incapab...

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 6081

Re: Innovations in boarding???

In my experience I think there are two things airlines could do to help the process quite easily. 1. Put Row numbers where passengers can read them as the move down the aisle. If there would be small signs from the cabin roof or even on the floor where passengers can see numbers as they walk to the...

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 6081

Re: Innovations in boarding???

In my experience I think there are two things airlines could do to help the process quite easily. 1. Put Row numbers where passengers can read them as the move down the aisle. If there would be small signs from the cabin roof or even on the floor where passengers can see numbers as they walk to thei...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 67
Views: 15982

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

Haven't seen this much fuss over a pantload of poo since a classmate shat himself in first grade. I imagine as the traveling public becomes more diverse we need to be more prepared for this kind of thing. With great respect to you who writes a lot of posts I agree with, please explain what you are ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171034

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

If it's a "no-brainer" then it would already be in service, no? UA already captures CMH transfer data. Maybe it's not as large of a presence as you think or maybe those companies simply don't travel much. Or, is it just that Honda, et.al. are sending all of their business to AA & DL? ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Frontier the new AirTran?
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

Re: Is Frontier the new AirTran?

Frontier has become more of a Cafeteria Style operation. You pick from a list of what you want, and for each line you pick, whereas AirTran operated more of a traditional type airline where everything was included in the fare you paid, and actually had real employees that took care of you rather th...

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by StuckinCMHland
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed Martin Awarded New Supersonic Aircraft Project by NASA
Replies: 66
Views: 7028

Re: Lockheed Martin Awarded New Supersonic Aircraft Project by NASA

with fuel prices what they are, and every single % SFC point becoming paramount to both aircraft and airline success, this seems destined to be another elitist aircraft operating at a loss - even if such data and prototypes lead to ANY kind of design that an airline would actually purchase for reve...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed Martin Awarded New Supersonic Aircraft Project by NASA
Replies: 66
Views: 7028

Re: Lockheed Martin Awarded New Supersonic Aircraft Project by NASA

Wow! With all due respect to many of the posters here, are we all so cynical and hateful toward any government agency or program that a contract from a civilian space agency that has as part of its mandate to work on aeronautics is only being used as a cover for a bloated military contract/handout? ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH VS IND
Replies: 47
Views: 4125

Re: CMH VS IND

IU and Purdue account for a large portion of air travel from IND to Florida, California, and Mexico during breaks I would say the catchment of IND can be drawn by a box along US150 from Vincennes to Shoals, up US50 to Seymour, and further east to North Vernon, turn north along the eastern border in...

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR gets bad publicity over disabled pax handling.
Replies: 20
Views: 2104

Re: LHR gets bad publicity over disabled pax handling.

Just curious, is this a trend, does it happen all the time, or is the event/perception/personal experience he talks about uncommon to most people who have his physical limitations? I hope it is the latter, not the former.

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs
Replies: 94
Views: 15512

Re: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs

Except the normal landing path to Heathrow starts right over the middle of London.Any person especially children should have the right to 7 hours interrupted sleep if possible.My concern is more about the x thousand excemptions that are allowed (yes the airline pays a bit more).It only takes one ai...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again
Replies: 69
Views: 10247

Re: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again

If you were to assume the role of redistributing the newly available slots to Cuba, how would you distribute them based on the arguments and factual information presented by the carriers? If I assumed the role I would make sure no US-based airline flew to Cuba. Why should the US Government support ...

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