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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal
Replies: 44
Views: 5479

RE: NW's Contract With DTW Concerning New Terminal

I am surprised that Northwest allows Royal Jordanian, Lufthansa and British in the Mac as it is. I love how the article said that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> is one of Northwest's affiliates. I thought that recently the new North Terminal plan was approved to have customs facil...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Airport With No Major Airline?
Replies: 47
Views: 9793

RE: Largest Airport With No Major Airline?

Ok the situation of <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> and do people really know what a hub is? <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> has its most flights from Delta Airlines- That is countin...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines At MCO
Replies: 35
Views: 5420

RE: Eastern Airlines At MCO

Are you sure Delta became the official airline of Disney in 1986? It must have been late 1986. I was a little kid but my parents took me to WDW in June 1986 as part of a travel package that took us on Eastern Airlines (they were still referred to the official airline of WDW then) and we stayed at th...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laser Pointed At Plane Landing At DTW
Replies: 4
Views: 4247

RE: Laser Pointed At Plane Landing At DTW

**""Great just when we thought they were lose with spotting at <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, looks like things may change...But I'll be there for the Air France arrival. I'll just make sure my car is completely empty and all I have i...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yippeee! Oil Back Above $50.00!
Replies: 116
Views: 8671

RE: Yippeee! Oil Back Above $50.00!

**""What happened next?! Why did everyone revert to bigger cars, power bills and an <acronym title="Suva - Nausori (SUV / NFSU), Fiji">SUV</acronym> per family? Surely, it's in the local national security interest (and the climate's) for the US to reduce dependency on foreign oil?""** Hey it costs m...

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by HlywdCatft
Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

They're bringing in two extra Delta charters to <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> for the race but they just look to be the boring <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80s, one already came in. No word on what the 1 pm arrival...

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by HlywdCatft
Mon Feb 21, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

I did see a Citation land on 7R this morning but I didnt see any take off tonight, but I did see a lot of King Airs and aircraft equal in size take off on 7R and the Beech 18 took off on 7R Some plane took off on 7R without any lights. I could hear it but couldn't see it. Then there was this noisy t...

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by HlywdCatft
Mon Feb 21, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mess In Detroit Tonight
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

RE: Mess In Detroit Tonight

**Yes, it's snow, and ice, but DTW usually handles winter better than they did tonight**

Not in the Jan 1999 or Dec 2000 blizzards. Has anyone been kept on a plane for 8 hours yet?

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

Where can you park at the end of 7L where the cops won't harass you?

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

If the winds were from the west this morning, I was going to be out there at 6am when a lot of the team planes start arriving, but since i knew it was going to be an east wind i decided to sleep in today a little and i will head out there around 9ish. Flight Explorer had about 30 planes on it at onc...

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

There are B-2s stationed around St. Louis somewhere. I am expecting something a little more spectacular than F-15s or F-18s tomorrow. The F-15s might just be staying here. Last summer during the Busch Series race there were four F-16s that did a fly by and for the Pepsi 400 there were 2 F-15s. Both ...

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

What day did he take off on Echo southbound? Thursday? There was a strong northwest wind that day. Yeah I saw the F-18s today. They took off in pairs around 12:40 pm when i was at my apartment, then i saw them fly over the speedway and make a tight turn, then they came back in pairs and went in to l...

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rattle My Windows! 707 T/o From Orlando!
Replies: 10
Views: 3188

RE: Rattle My Windows! 707 T/o From Orlando!

A horse charter 742? Where was it going?

I know Ocala is a big horse area where a lot of race horses are raised.

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12867

RE: A380 In Detroit

I think <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> will eventually get the A380 probably from an Arabic airline, but it will be many years down the road. There has been talk for years about Emirates coming to <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan...

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12867

RE: A380 In Detroit

Before anyone crucifies me for an error.

Its runway 4R/22L that is 12,000 by 200 feet, not 3R/21L that i mistakenly said

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

If anyone is interested, for those of you spotting at <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> tomorrow. Here is the NASCAR and some sponsors spotting list that A340Spotter and myself put together over this past year. It was posted on the NA...

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

Only F-18s tomorrow at the Daytona 500? I was hoping for a B-2 or some F-22s (like at the Superbowl). I mean F-18s are cool, but wouldn't they be better for the Busch Series race? Are the Golden Knights coming in for the 500? I saw 3 WWII planes fly high over head northbound yesterday morning, looke...

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by HlywdCatft
Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12867

RE: A380 In Detroit

DTW <acronym title="CURRENT: Guangzhou - Baiyun (CAN / ZGGG), China AND OLD: Guangzhou - Baiyun (CAN / ZGGG) (closed), China">CAN</acronym> HANDLE THE A380!!! Runway <acronym title="Avia Air (Aruba)">3R</acronym>/21L is 200 ft wide and 12,000 ft long. That is long enough and wide enough to handle an...

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by HlywdCatft
Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rattle My Windows! 707 T/o From Orlando!
Replies: 10
Views: 3188

RE: Rattle My Windows! 707 T/o From Orlando!

That privately owned 707 has an American reg though. You would think they would operate with a flight plan and it would show up on red1aviation. Isnt this still flying around? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/738723/L/" target="_blank">Vi...

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by HlywdCatft
Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rattle My Windows! 707 T/o From Orlando!
Replies: 10
Views: 3188

RE: Rattle My Windows! 707 T/o From Orlando!

It must have been some sort of military/gvt flight. I looked on Red1Aviation.com for all departures this morning and all arrivals yesterday and saw no 707s. The only thing that fits that physical description that comes to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">M...

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by HlywdCatft
Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

My bad, I was thinking someone else mentioned the F-18s What time did the F-18s fly by the track? They must have been really quiet. I live off of Nova and my backyard faces northwest and i can usually see fly bys from my back yard. I could see the helicopter stationed over the track last night and t...

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by HlywdCatft
Sat Feb 19, 2005 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

Those Truck guys don't get off the ground as fast as the NASCAR guys do. I waited a long time tonight for the planes to take off after the truck race and they are finally just starting to leave now slowly a good hour and a half later. I was listening to the Craftsman truck race on the radio while i ...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

I remember in the past they used to fly a lot of jets in for the races. Tonight is the Florida Dodge Dealers 250, but I doubt they will fly jets in for that since it starts at 7pm or so and it is dark. I got pics of the F-15s as they flew over. I was in the west lot at ERAU waiting for them. I was t...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 18, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Detroit
Replies: 41
Views: 12867

RE: A380 In Detroit

The International gates at the Mac Terminal can handle the A380. There is plenty of space between them. When they park two 747s side by side at the Mac, there is plenty of area between the wingtips of each. The International gates are dual gates that can raise to different levels. As for the new run...

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by HlywdCatft
Thu Feb 17, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

Is the airspace closed for everyone today between 12 and 6? Or just private pilots? Are people with flight plans allowed to leave and arrive? I am sure there will be NASCAR aircraft needing to move back and forth during the day today, as well as <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acrony...

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by HlywdCatft
Thu Feb 17, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In Daytona DAB
Replies: 46
Views: 6398

RE: Spotting In Daytona DAB

I will be out there a lot this weekend. Hopefully we keep the west wind and the planes use 25R. There are two races tomorrow, some of the big names will be in it. Expect fighter jet fly bys. I only live a mile away from the Riddle Campus so I will be keeping an eye out on flightexplorer for NASCAR a...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

I just looked at Flytecomm.com and saw that there was an American Transair flight scheduled to come to <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> today. I thought WOW, we'll at least get a 738 here or a 757 if not an L1011, but then I clicked ...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

Yeah I believe one of the banners was a Nextel Cup one, it was white or yellow. It was in the distance but it said something like 2 things built for speed and it showed a phone on it. I couldn't read the other banner which was blue. It was the first time in my life that I had seen something other th...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 16, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

Didn't last year Hooters Air fly to <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym>? There is a Falcon Air Express 727 with a dark blue tail with white X parked near Jet Center amongst the NASCAR planes. The 727 is parked where Roush Racing usually...

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by HlywdCatft
Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

yeah, i just need to get my new computer so i can upload the software so i can start posting these pics on here if they a.net takes them or at least at myaviation.net.

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by HlywdCatft
Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS:No Armed Guards-possible Stop Of Flights To US
Replies: 53
Views: 13877

RE: SAS:No Armed Guards-possible Stop Of Flights To US

Well <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> codeshares with SAS on those routes, so the routes will be operated by a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> plane. Its SAS's loss, so its their problem if they want American companies to have a monopoly on all routes out of Sc...

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by HlywdCatft
Tue Feb 15, 2005 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

Unfortunately all of these ops happened in the dark tonight: But <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> saw a Falcon Air 727 and 733 and is about to see a Miami Air 738 come. I wish this had been daylight. I was not even aware that Falcon ...

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by HlywdCatft
Mon Feb 14, 2005 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

I got my new digital camera so i am going to be taking pictures of what i can. A few planes came in last wednesday evening. The Penske CRJ taxied in front of me to take off on 25R and I got that, unfortunately the wind shifted to the east soon after and the Hendrick N509RH Saab 2000 and Everham Moto...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Posts Second-best Year For Traffic
Replies: 18
Views: 2859

RE: DTW Posts Second-best Year For Traffic

Other possible airports for smaller bizjets and props could be the Grosse Ile and Ann Arbor Municipal as well as the Oakland Troy Airport which can handle small Citations and King Airs. As for <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>, the Spirit...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

**"As for the Daytona 500 spotting locations... If anyone is interested, there are two free parking lots that are right next to <acronym title="AB Airlines (United Kingdom)">7L</acronym>, one to the right side around the N3 area, and the other one is right across Williamson underneath the approach p...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier's Parrot - At Last!
Replies: 57
Views: 8271

RE: Frontier's Parrot - At Last!

It looks cool. Wasn't orriginally Frontier supposed to just be animals of the west or of the frontier? Now they have parrots? They don't even serve any markets that see parrots in the wild. It would be great if they were to ever fly to South America. I think since they fly to Florida they need to ma...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 09, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dubai To Build New Mega-Airport For 370 A380
Replies: 95
Views: 16517

Dubai To Build New Mega-Airport For 370 A380

How many runways is this airport supposed to have? With 370 gates you are going to need at least 10 runways if the gates are all going to be used. I take it this airport is going to replace <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> and <acronym title=...

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by HlywdCatft
Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

B777ER, I thought of a better place to watch the <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> departures after the Daytona 500 and that is the ERAU south lot, although it may not be open to anyone who does not have an ERAU sticker or <acronym ti...

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by HlywdCatft
Tue Feb 08, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Posts Second-best Year For Traffic
Replies: 18
Views: 2859

RE: DTW Posts Second-best Year For Traffic

Detroit had the Superbowl back in 1982 I believe. Since we are on the subject of <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> and the Superbowl, where do you figure that the superbowl charters will arrive and take off from and park? I can't think of...

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by HlywdCatft
Tue Feb 08, 2005 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's
Replies: 51
Views: 5269

RE: More Daytona (DAB) Fun W/ 764's

I was out in Orlando watching the Superbowl on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> yesterday and just got back around 1:45. I saw two 764s at <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym> when I drove by, one was at the domesti...

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by HlywdCatft
Sat Feb 05, 2005 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today
Replies: 20
Views: 2969

RE: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today

There is a second Primarus 757 scheduled to come in around 5:53pm from PHL for those of you who will be in class at ERAU and miss the first one.

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by HlywdCatft
Sat Feb 05, 2005 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today
Replies: 20
Views: 2969

RE: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today

I usually use flytecomm.com and just check throughout the day, thats how i found out about TMA and Primarus today. I actually accidentally found out about the Delta 764s while looking at my Flight Explorer program that I downloaded a couple days back. I have flight explorer because it shows all of t...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today
Replies: 20
Views: 2969

RE: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today

There is a Primarus 757 coming in from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> later today too. Airline Flight Number 7504 Departure City (Airport) Philadelphia, PA (<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PH...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Orders 50 737 Plus 30 Options
Replies: 112
Views: 17454

RE: JAL Orders 50 737 Plus 30 Options

***As already said here , NO SURPRISE in this joke competition. The next battle in the region , this of Malaysia , will be a REAL competition.*** Don't worry FC-KC, Airbus will get plenty of victories in future joke competitions with most of your Euro carriers such as Iberia, Aer Lingus, <acronym ti...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today
Replies: 20
Views: 2969

Another DAB Surprise Guest- Trans Mer 757 Today

Airline Transmeridian Airlines Flight Number 496 Departure City (Airport) Boston, <acronym title="Malev (Hungary)">MA</acronym> (<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>) Departure Time 02/04/2005 09:39 <acronym title="Aero...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 764 Today At DAB
Replies: 13
Views: 4481

RE: DL 764 Today At DAB

Well somebody has to pick up the New England fans after the superbowl. I am assuming that they were staying in the Daytona Beach area since every hotel north of Daytona is booked.

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Orders 50 737 Plus 30 Options
Replies: 112
Views: 17454

RE: JAL Orders 50 737 Plus 30 Options

**""First of all,the model, B737 is in my opinion, an old fusulage and need to be re-designed""** So Solnabo, isn't that kind of the same thing with the A330/A340? Isn't the A330 basically a stretched A300/A310 fuselage? Isn't the A340 basically the same just with popping a couple engines on? What a...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Sell 6 737-800 To Libya's Buraq Air
Replies: 19
Views: 5954

RE: Boeing To Sell 6 737-800 To Libya's Buraq Air

Yeah Solnabo, you must be smoking what your smilie character is

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Attention DAB SPOTTERS- TWO DL 764 Coming Today
Replies: 14
Views: 4131

RE: Attention DAB SPOTTERS- TWO DL 764 Coming Today

My theory is that perhaps since Hotels are booked for the superbowl all the way to Daytona Beach that this group of New England fans may have hotels located on Daytona Beach somewhere. These 764s may be back early next week. Anyone at <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / K...

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by HlywdCatft
Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 764 Today At DAB
Replies: 13
Views: 4481

RE: DL 764 Today At DAB

I posted about them coming in an earlier thread today. He's right, it was a pretty steep take off. The pilots waved to us as well as a guy in the jump seat. He took off on Runway 25R and I swear he was off the ground where 16/34 crosses and then he put it in a steep angle. He literally took off like...

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