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by Veigar
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL
Replies: 107
Views: 30791

Re: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

The ANA 767 that had a crease 2012 was repaired and is currently still in service. It was 9 years old at the time, though.

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by Veigar
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would you rather...
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Re: Would you rather...

A: Hard to choose between these two. I suppose the DC-8!
B: L-1011
C: Tu-144 (because seriously, flying this is way more unique for sure)
D: VC-10

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by Veigar
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 22
Views: 2522

Re: B6 or WN?

My home airport is FLL so a huge presence by both B6 and WN, used both quite a bit. I have Mosaic on B6 and used them the most as their network has served my travels well over the last few years, east coast to NE, trans-cons to LAX and SFO, Caribbean destinations for vacations. For quick work jaunt...

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Remaining Pan Am 747 airframes
Replies: 18
Views: 1723

Re: Remaining Pan Am 747 airframes

I believe the only currently in service is VQ-BMS

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: So there has been a 747-100 with four GEs after all...
Replies: 32
Views: 9555

Re: So there has been a 747-100 with four GEs after all...

Yo, I believe the link's broken!

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by Veigar
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has the Max 8 been damaged as badly as DC-10 in the mind of the public?
Replies: 55
Views: 5215

Re: Has the Max 8 been damaged as badly as DC-10 in the mind of the public?

Also have to remember that the reason the DC-10 ended up doing badly wasn't just the crashes, but the L1011 and it competing in a market (wide body trijet) that was already being phased out by the time the A300 and 767 rolled along, so did its crashes hamper the sales? Of course, but not nearly to t...

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by Veigar
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14432

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

Are people still questioning WN?

Why fix what isn't broken, as hOMSaR pointed out?

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by Veigar
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 238
Views: 32755

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

LAS-DFW (SY B737-800) 3/28 SY126
DFW-ELP (AA S80) 3/29 AA 2399
ELP-PHX (WN 737-800) 3/30 WN 5551
PHX-LAS (WN 737-700) 3/30 WN 5070
LAS-LAX (WN 737-800) 4/3 WN 1049
LAX-LAS (WN 737-700) 4/3 WN 1343
LAX-LAS (DL 717-200) 7/6 DL 2920
LAX-LAS (DL A321-200) 7/10 DL 2926

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by Veigar
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Anet Is Declining
Replies: 81
Views: 6734

Re: Why Anet Is Declining

AEROFAN wrote:
The incessant arguing over minutiae and beating the rotting decomposing dead horse has become unbearable.



I feel this is always going to be a thing everywhere no matter what year or topic.

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by Veigar
Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country post record Q1 -- new biz model working?
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

Re: Sun Country’s next move

Continued Allegiantification imho. The 757 did not work for Allegiant but the 737 does for Sun Country. It’s not rocket science to see where this is leading, and is a gamble that could always lead to some very interesting potential outcomes. 4 ULCC’s and WN just does not seem to make for a very pro...

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by Veigar
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head After He Allegedly Looks at Another Woman on American Airlines Flight
Replies: 62
Views: 18144

Re: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head After He Allegedly Looks at Another Woman on American Airlines Flight

bgm wrote:
Veigar wrote:
It's so enigmatic to me when just loses all sense of self and acts like a rabid dog publicly


Was she foaming at the mouth?


Probably lol. Surprised anyone got on her bad side, hippopotamus can easily kill all of those people in there.

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by Veigar
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: aircraft losses in natural disasters
Replies: 48
Views: 6524

Re: aircraft losses in natural disasters

N388LS... probably the saddest one of all, since it was an L1011 that would have likely remained in service had this not happened

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by Veigar
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 22
Views: 2522

Re: B6 or WN?

mandargb wrote:
For me WN works.
They don't have red eye (so I am not tempted to fly red eye)
On west coast they have very good network.


One common thing brought up a lot is the much stronger route network, yeah.

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by Veigar
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737
Replies: 56
Views: 12413

Re: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737

Yep, it's a classic! How exciting.

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by Veigar
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do NOT travel to Hong Kong, in particular on weekends
Replies: 140
Views: 8379

Re: Do NOT travel to Hong Kong, in particular on weekends

you just had to go and drag trump into it, didn't you

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by Veigar
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American kids would much rather be YouTubers than astronauts
Replies: 34
Views: 1766

Re: American kids would much rather be YouTubers than astronauts

Youtuber, Teacher, Professional Athlete, Musician, and Astronaut are not the only things you can be when you grow up.

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by Veigar
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your least favorite aircraft type ?
Replies: 95
Views: 5980

Re: Your least favorite aircraft type ?

I have only flown few types: MD-80, 717, 737-800/700, and A321 Least favorite is the A321: God, those windows, why are they so damn small?! Wifi also didn't work and the airplane was brand new. The 717 had working wifi. Was Delta Comfort+ and the 717 was just Main Cabin. Also didn't help that the ty...

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by Veigar
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 83
Views: 6225

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

A lot of great memes have surfaced because of this... at least we got that.

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by Veigar
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Southwest 737-300 en route to Tampa
Replies: 22
Views: 6162

Re: Former Southwest 737-300 en route to Tampa

Saw an older Southwest 737 at Opa-Locka, Florida last week. I’m assuming another retired aircraft being converted or chopped. If it was N629SW, it’s flying for Swift Air now and was recently repainted in a boring generic white and blue livery. At least it's closer to its original colors as Silver O...

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by Veigar
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi
Replies: 54
Views: 7898

Re: Rumor: American Airlines To Introduce Free WiFi

Flew two DL aircraft: 717 and A321 (The 321 was delivered two months ago) Wifi worked perfectly on the 717 but not the 321. Hopefully if AA introduces this, they can at least make it a bit more consistent. (Don't get me wrong - the Delta flights were splendid, I just found it funny how wifi worked o...

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by Veigar
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 13078

Re: Boeing and WN sued over 737 MAX safety issues

Sure. They continued to allow an unsafe aircraft to fly, even after the rest of the world grounded it. They were putting profit before safety. Doesn’t take a genius to see that. They were putting passengers’ lives in danger. I can’t believe I’m having to spell this out. Good grief. Nothing happened...

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by Veigar
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do Airlines make money on airfares less than $100?
Replies: 74
Views: 14568

Re: How does United make money on airfares less than $100?

LAS-LAX consistently has fares below $50. SY actually does $39 I believe... it's crazy.

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by Veigar
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14187

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

AW..... How unfortunate!

More and more European airlines starting service to LAS might've been a contributing factor. Hasn't KLM started service recently too?

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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: 5324

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: 2884

Air Peace 42791 overshoots runway

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


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If previously posted mods pls delete.

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by Veigar
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buzzsaw sound on takeoff
Replies: 54
Views: 10171

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: 2716

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: 22
Views: 2522

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: 2622

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: 22
Views: 2522

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: 16927

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: 166
Views: 40105

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: 640

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: 8848

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: 8848

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: 9365

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: 8848

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: 42
Views: 6575

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: 1650

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: 8848

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Image

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: 9365

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: 8848

Re: G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Image

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: 8848

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: 8848

G-BNLY at LAS cargo terminal?

Image


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: 4417

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: 745

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: 745

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: 7707

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: 1692

Re: UA 777 business vs LH A380 business

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

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