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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 7447

Re: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)

Can anyone give an exact location where the cars were? RSW is such a great airport to use, and the area is great to visit. I would fly down there this weekend if I could. I know there are a couple of off-airport rental companies just south of the main entrance to RSW with a lot of green space around...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorker: Reality has endorsed Bernie Sanders
Replies: 33
Views: 1375

Re: New Yorker: Reality has endorsed Bernie Sanders

Excellent piece in The New Yorker articulates how the coronavirus is exactly the crisis Bernie Sanders needed, at just the right time. Never in history has there been a better opportunity to transition to Medicare for all and a true welfare state. The time is ripe for social mobility. The time is r...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

Re: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread

Why focus on something outside of your control like when the emergency will end and why not just work on better ways to stay active and healthy during the emergency? 1. Humans can think about more than just one thing at one time. At this point how many people on a.net need to learn what to do to ke...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1574

End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread

Just for something different: There have been many posts about the Virus, and many many good discussions about it. However, in talking about it we have done everything but discuss when the world-wide emergency will end. Let's do it by country, or by continent if you wish, but let's start thinking ab...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67780

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The dictatorship keeps growing. Now cities are forcing people to wear masks in public even though the CDC advises against it if you aren't sick. https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-city-fine-people-who-dont-cover-faces-outside-coronavirus I will save the discussion whether this is "dictatorship&q...

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran: Socialism's ignored success story
Replies: 7
Views: 1044

Re: Iran: Socialism's ignored success story

Seriously?

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7556

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

Yes he can, so can the governor of NY if he is drafted by the Democratic Party at the convention. November is a long time from now.

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."
Replies: 96
Views: 3446

Re: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."

One that immediately comes to mind is to look at how to entice business and industry to your state and get them out of China.

There will be a market for this in the coming months, since what business in their right mind wants to stay in a dictatorship that is such a hot mess as it obviously is.

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by StuckinCMHland
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 165936

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It's quite depressing to see people who appear to be enjoying this to some degree. It's like they can't stand for anyone to be optimistic and throw out pure fiction of 10% mortality rates and the like. The mere mention of hoping for the best sends them into a rage. That just isn't right. Hate to br...

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by StuckinCMHland
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the developed western world paying the price for arrogance?
Replies: 71
Views: 2856

Re: Is the developed western world paying the price for arrogance?

Seriously people? Some of you blame the West for everything these days. Now you blame individuals in the West and complain when people and governments don't act like China? 1. We have western leaders and governments talking every day about this; when Xi and his people were in the same position they ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 165936

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

For those of you who live in Ohio, I have a question. The head of the Ohio Department of Health (who had an above the fold, rather flattering story written about her in the Columbus Dispatch on Saturday 3/14), changed a lot of minds in political leaders in the state by saying on Thursday 3/12 there...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 165936

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

For those of you who live in Ohio, I have a question. The head of the Ohio Department of Health (who had an above the fold, rather flattering story written about her in the Columbus Dispatch on Saturday 3/14), changed a lot of minds in political leaders in the state by saying on Thursday 3/12 there ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seneate Minority Leader Schumer threatens members of Supreme court
Replies: 98
Views: 2682

Re: Seneate Minority Leader Schumer threatens members of Supreme court

This positioning is silly - a majority of Americans support abortion rights in some form and you know it. The majority of pro-lifers are non-college graduates over age 50 making less than $40,000 in the South. There’s a lot more to America than that demographic. Enjoy parsing the data yourself: htt...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Sci-fi/fantasy vessel
Replies: 34
Views: 1526

Re: Favorite Sci-fi/fantasy vessel

if that doesn't count in the thread, then try this: http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/stexpanded/images/3/3c/NX-01_quarter.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20061002195541 http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/stexpanded/images/3/3c/NX-01_quarter.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20061002195541 It's not the most popular ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling
Replies: 170
Views: 13876

Re: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling
Replies: 170
Views: 13876

Re: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling

Humans are funny, aren't they? - Build airport far away from the city so that you have room for expansion and you don't have to worry about bothering people with noise - Years later developers discover there is a lot of land around that new airport and some may like to live there because they trave...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 165936

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

You know, I just realized. Trump just changed how this disease will manifest in the US. By politicizing this in this unpredictable way, he's going to make the sparsely populated church going red states the worst hit. Meanwhile Blue states will be taking the most action to prevent it. If he left it ...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trophies
Replies: 17
Views: 964

Re: Trophies

I have some trophies that I still look at, but the best trophies I have are the memories of trophies I handed out to people when they won significant chess tournaments, or athletic competitions I organized or directed. Then there was a chess tournament I ran one year for a state title in the state I...

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 165936

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Today, Trump was asked “Are you concerned that China is covering up the full extent of the coronavirus?” His response: "No, China’s working very hard. Late last night I had a very good talk with President Xi and mostly we talked about the coronavirus. They’re working really hard and I think th...

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by StuckinCMHland
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 67354

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

Happy New Year everyone! Hopefully it's the start of the year when cmh gets TATL service!

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by StuckinCMHland
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 748838

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

That doesn't answer my question. Where did this new found trust for the FAA come from? For months everyone has been saying that Boeing and the FAA could no longer be trusted. Why the sudden change of heart for the FAA? If Boeing has completed every item to the FAA's requirements then I think an int...

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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: 103
Views: 14244

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 12382

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: 6476
Views: 756848

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: 6476
Views: 756848

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 6476
Views: 756848

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: 1797
Views: 386775

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

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by StuckinCMHland
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 808
Views: 158773

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: 18219

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 6476
Views: 756848

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: 35816

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: 35816

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: 176
Views: 23114

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: 23
Views: 10080

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 16979

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 808
Views: 158773

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: 223
Views: 20346

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: 181626

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: 181626

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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