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by Veigar
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL/AA complimentary meals in economy class
Replies: 45
Views: 4721

Re: DL/AA complimentary meals in economy class

dcaproducer wrote:
DL doesn’t offer free alcohol in standard economy in the continental US. Alcohol is free in Comfort+ on all domestic routes.


Not on my LAS-LAX flight :hissyfit:

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by Veigar
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace 42791 overshoots runway
Replies: 11
Views: 2776

Air Peace 42791 overshoots runway

https://twitter.com/fccpcnigeria/status ... 6631516161


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by Veigar
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff
Replies: 48
Views: 8365

Re: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff

You flew an A321 and a 777. Try the buzz sounds from JT8D or RB211 on the S80 and 757 respectively.

Power is reduced after the airplane is in cruising, I believe.

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by Veigar
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Drake & CargoJet - what's the deal?!?
Replies: 19
Views: 2577

Re: Air Drake & CargoJet - what's the deal?!?

I saw this aircraft take out of LAS some days ago... was genuinely confused for a second

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by Veigar
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 12
Views: 662

Re: B6 or WN?

WN is much stronger than B6 on West Coast; B6 is based mostly in the east. They have two very different business models. Contrary to the snide WN comment, WN compared to the legacy carriers has no bag fees, no FF blackout dates, better Y legroom, better crew service/attitudes (reliably), free snack...

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by Veigar
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is the A330 still in production but the 767 isn't (for pax)?
Replies: 32
Views: 2274

Re: Why is the A330 still in production but the 767 isn't (for pax)?

I have read on a.net multiple times that a passenger version of the 767-300ER can be built upon request.. is it valid?

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by Veigar
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 12
Views: 662

B6 or WN?

Are these airlines comparable at all? And if someone asks me which one is better / which one to fly, what would you guys tell them? Personally, I've had great experiences with WN and on the west coast, WN is a much easier airline to fly than B6. And free bags. Other than that I don't know how to com...

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by Veigar
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar speeds up A380 retirement
Replies: 94
Views: 16298

Re: Qatar speeds up A380 retirement

Everyone wanna beach the whale it seems..

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by Veigar
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 159
Views: 34555

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

KVH68 wrote:
If they decide to fix the plane, they will need to bring in a team from Boeing. There is not enough manpower or proper tooling to perform such work in-house.


They fixed the BA 777 that burned up in LAS, which looked like a write off IMO. I think this can be done if UA wants it to be.

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by Veigar
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the easiest way to fly Omni Air?
Replies: 7
Views: 562

What is the easiest way to fly Omni Air?

Omni Air International constantly cycles some of its 767-200s through LAS and I see them very often. I want to fly on one but dunno exactly how to do it seeing as they are a charter airline and only fly to HNL from LAS, it seems? Someone told me that they found bookable omni flights but I haven't be...

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by Veigar
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

If by "nice place" you mean 120F/49C+ temperature at ground level, due to heat radiating back off the apron's concrete..... sure. It's unseasonably cool in Vegas right now, only 85F. So right now it quite nice! Say what ???? It's 107 at my house and the whole valley is under an excessive ...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Slightly unrelated... but as of 6/10/2019 on 7:10 PM, two of the three BA retro liveries are at LAS! Pedant on Two of the four BA retro liveries, two of the three retro 747s. Pedant off (Of the four, the BEA is, IMHO, the best looking one, followed by Landor.) Oh oops... I mostly say three because ...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9101

Re: What does WN do about NK?

Because you live in LA. I have never met anyone who hates or refuses to fly WN unless they live in LA, and I have met tons of people there say that. It's been a long time since I've heard that and am actually surprised you would choose NK over WN. Do yourself a favor cher, and Google the term "...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Slightly unrelated... but as of 6/10/2019 on 7:10 PM, two of the three BA retro liveries are at LAS! It seems G-CIVB decided to visit its sister ship to give it best wishes as she's repaired? https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/450590722702311425/587847899468267550/unknown.png https://cdn.discord...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 757’s
Replies: 41
Views: 5570

Re: FedEx 757’s

I believe the single ex America West 757 frame that wasn't scrapped is with FX now (N903AW)

..fun fact!

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by Veigar
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Trans Air and their 1980's Las Vegas terminal
Replies: 9
Views: 1587

Re: American Trans Air and their 1980's Las Vegas terminal

I visit McCarran a lot and don't recall anything being in that area nowadays. Very curious!

Edit: Figured out the questions. Driving past this area I don't recall noticing anything at all.

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by Veigar
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

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update photo?

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by Veigar
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9101

Re: What does WN do about NK?

Given that WN is unlikely to go basic economy anytime soon, what does it do about NK's buildup at LAS or these other cities? Press the advantages: no change fees, bigger network, better seat pitch, two bags free, no carry-on fee. Spirit is always going to get the guy looking for the very lowest pri...

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by Veigar
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

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Better pic of her. Still soaking some sunlight a day later apparently. I also heard it is an engine issue?

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by Veigar
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Tech issue as reported by BA Source: http://thebasource.com/british-airways-b747-400-g-bnly-las-vegas-technical-issue-2/ Persumely waiting on cargo apron for spare to be shipped in. Michael Apparently she has been sitting there since the 4th. How severe does this issue seem to be if that's the case?

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by Veigar
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?
Replies: 34
Views: 8682

G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

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Anyone know what it could possibly be doing here? This actually isn't the first time I have seen a BA 747 parked here.

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by Veigar
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest ditching ticket jackets
Replies: 35
Views: 4249

Re: Southwest ditching ticket jackets

Just fold it and put it in your pocket..?

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by Veigar
Tue May 28, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you guys feel about spiritual superstition?
Replies: 7
Views: 698

Re: How do you guys feel about spiritual superstition?

I don't believe in anything supernatural, however most of the time these beliefs are pretty harmless, unlike religions/cults. If you start living your life according to these beliefs, that's another story. Like believing you're cursed because your life sucks, when in fact your life sucks because yo...

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by Veigar
Tue May 28, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you guys feel about spiritual superstition?
Replies: 7
Views: 698

How do you guys feel about spiritual superstition?

My friends seem to all base their beliefs on it based on the fact that there has been no one that disproved any of it - it being ghosts, god.. not believing in coincidences.. etc. Stuff like that. Karma is a good example too. I like to say that I don't care for beliefs like this since there are 7 bi...

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by Veigar
Tue May 28, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's 737-200s
Replies: 36
Views: 7580

Re: Southwest's 737-200s

When was the last desert livery 737 repainted into canyon livery? What type of 737 was this plane? It was a -300 in 2009. I believe it was N347SW They should have just kept it in the desert livery until retirement in 2013.When did Southwest begin retiring the 737-200s? lol They repainted a handful ...

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by Veigar
Fri May 24, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 777 business vs LH A380 business
Replies: 16
Views: 1606

Re: UA 777 business vs LH A380 business

European business class is trash, so go for the UA 777.

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by Veigar
Fri May 24, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest serving livery
Replies: 25
Views: 2648

Re: Longest serving livery

Closest so far is Korean I guess. They haven't changed their livery since the 80s and I believe some 707s wore it.

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by Veigar
Thu May 23, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines on the edge
Replies: 32
Views: 3883

Re: Airlines on the edge

I guess an obligatory Norwegian would be a good guess

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by Veigar
Thu May 23, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3352
Views: 332174

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Great news to see that they could be flying again within a few months!

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by Veigar
Thu May 23, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 20255

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

While I am on the fence with this whole pro life vs pro choice shebabble, I don't think the viability of the fetus is a good argument for pro choice. Technically a lot of things are not viable. People in comas are not viable, brain dead people are not viable, heck, if you want to push it, you sleep...

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by Veigar
Thu May 23, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Media Spinning MO abortion "ban"
Replies: 389
Views: 20255

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

While I am on the fence with this whole pro life vs pro choice shebabble, I don't think the viability of the fetus is a good argument for pro choice. Technically a lot of things are not viable. People in comas are not viable, brain dead people are not viable, heck, if you want to push it, you sleepi...

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by Veigar
Wed May 22, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 637
Views: 103304

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

How much time does the final 82 have ?

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by Veigar
Wed May 22, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 241
Views: 59070

Re: What's the AA MD-80 retirement schedule!?

Gotta catch another one of these before they go.

Had the pleasure of being on N501AA a bit ago.

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by Veigar
Wed May 22, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's plan to replace 777's?
Replies: 44
Views: 9710

Re: UA's plan to replace 777's?

Are UA not using the A350 orders as hostage to get discounts from Boeing? Or has this theory been squashed.

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by Veigar
Wed May 22, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41262

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

speedbird52 wrote:
Bobloblaw wrote:
Why hasn’t Boeing made a 757MAX? :hissyfit:

Plot twist: The new NMA is 707 MAX


The MAX 10 is baaaaasicalllyyyy a 707 with two LEAP engines.

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by Veigar
Mon May 20, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do the MAX 7 and 10 require MCAS?
Replies: 35
Views: 3757

Do the MAX 7 and 10 require MCAS?

I have heard more in favor of the M10 not needing it, but how about the M7? I assume it has to do with the lengths of the aircraft.

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by Veigar
Thu May 16, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits
Replies: 136
Views: 27803

Re: Emirates announces -69% drop in net profits

EK 787s are still being negotiated?

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by Veigar
Thu May 16, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?
Replies: 41
Views: 1710

Re: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?

MD-80 MD-80 MD-80 MD-80!!!!!

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by Veigar
Mon May 13, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 226369

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Anyone else just not buying this ULR stuff? Who would want to sit on an aircraft for THAT long? I mean, I get aviation enthusiasts, but it seems like a bit much..

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by Veigar
Mon May 13, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

Re: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?

I have to agree with many of the posters here regarding Wendover, Mustard, and Real Engineering. The only downside is that they don't post very often. I'm also a huge fan of the pilot channels like Mentour Pilot, Captain Joe, or dutchpilotgirl. Not really "aviation news" per se, but I'm a...

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by Veigar
Mon May 13, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 question
Replies: 64
Views: 11737

Re: A220 question

The real issue is that it was delayed so long. In the Americas, the A220 needed that B6 order badly, and I suspect that the BCS1 could still be ordered by B6 for current E190 routes, in addition to the BCS3. As for UA, consider that: Their original 55 A319s are 17-21 years old, The pmCO 737-700 fle...

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by Veigar
Mon May 13, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you even make friends in today's age.
Replies: 65
Views: 5990

Re: How do you even make friends in today's age.

To the original point of this post, yea, find a group. I had a period of time in my early/mid 20s where I had trouble making new friends and spent too much time online doing stuff like posting on forums or playing games. Then I got a bike and started riding a lot, then I started racing, and I've ma...

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by Veigar
Mon May 13, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

Re: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?

I'm honestly surprised that DJ's Aviation is as popular as it is. I find his content to be boring and redundant. As other people have said, he just takes comments, rumors, and aviation news and rehashes it into his own words. DJ seems like a nice enough guy, I'm just not a fan of his content. He ha...

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by Veigar
Sun May 12, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

Re: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?

DJ's Aviation is simply a collection of comments from airliners.net or wikipedia pages put into script form. I would recommend Wendover also. That is what I've heard based on people. I've also heard him state that a.net is just toxic and old people insulting everyone Anyway, on the other hand, othe...

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by Veigar
Sat May 11, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

Re: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?

Themotionman wrote:
I recommend Wendover Productions.

I get my daily dose of Fake News from this site.


Me too! Wendover's content is great!

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by Veigar
Sat May 11, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 question
Replies: 64
Views: 11737

Re: A220 question

It got 1050 orders and died. And it's completely-fair to compare numerical orders for two aircraft launched at two different times because there are NO cycles in the airline business and NO trends in management/customer thinking. :roll: But it was over engineered. I flew it. I loved it. Hate riding...

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by Veigar
Sat May 11, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

What is the general opinion on aviation channels like DJ's Aviation?

Let me begin by saying I do not watch aviation news based videos when this website exists. The only aviation videos I really like are done by Mustard and Wendover. But as for the news reporting channels, how accurate / credible are they? I recall the aforementioned channel talking about how apparent...

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by Veigar
Fri May 10, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 question
Replies: 64
Views: 11737

Re: A220 question

So is the A220 supposed to compete with the 737-7 and A319N ? And would scope clauses be an issue in a place not America?

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