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by strickerje
Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Jet Gets Stuck In Mississippi Mud.
Replies: 20
Views: 10485

RE: Delta Jet Gets Stuck In Mississippi Mud.

Just came across our old Concorde video - we got a video of it on final approach from the mall here in town, then at the airport after it had parked (though that portion of the tape seems to have been damaged). I'm told I was there, but I was only 3 years old. Anyway, it arrived on June 26, 1988, ar...

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by strickerje
Sun Aug 13, 2006 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Jet Gets Stuck In Mississippi Mud.
Replies: 20
Views: 10485

RE: Delta Jet Gets Stuck In Mississippi Mud.

I live in the Jackson area and had an IFR training flight on Friday evening (day after the airplane got stuck), during which we passed right over JAN midfield (we were on radar vectors for VOR-B to Madison - a <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> airport a few miles to the north). Anyway, ...

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by strickerje
Sat Mar 04, 2006 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Road Trip - MN-IA-IL-KY-TN-AL-FL-MS-MO-IA-MN
Replies: 39
Views: 2889

RE: Road Trip - MN-IA-IL-KY-TN-AL-FL-MS-MO-IA-MN

Sounds fun - my high school friends (all 2 of them) and I took a road trip to Boston last summer, making stopovers in Philadelphia, New York, and (on the way back) Niagara Falls. Good times were had by all! I can certainly speak for Mississippi and the surrounding states, as I'm from Jackson - first...

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by strickerje
Sat Jul 30, 2005 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Flight And Reg. #'s From Delta Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 4254

RE: Looking For Flight And Reg. #'s From Delta Flights

Thanks for the link - that'll come in handy for future reference, but unfortunately they don't seem to have Delta Connection flights from prior to 2002.

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by strickerje
Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Flight And Reg. #'s From Delta Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 4254

Looking For Flight And Reg. #'s From Delta Flights

Greetings everyone. It's been a long time since I've posted here, but I actually have a question now, and if none of you guys can find this info for me, then no one can. I've been on a few Delta flights during which I didn't catch the registration numbers of the aircraft, and even some flights for w...

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by strickerje
Sat Apr 09, 2005 12:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Czech Airlines On April 9
Replies: 7
Views: 4433

RE: Flying Czech Airlines On April 9

Yeah, I would assume the level of service on CSA isn't declining the way it is this side of the pond, so it should be about the same as it was 2 years ago. Thanks for the appreciative response, and I hope you have a grea time!

-Jeffrey S.

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by strickerje
Sat Apr 09, 2005 6:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Czech Airlines On April 9
Replies: 7
Views: 4433

RE: Flying Czech Airlines On April 9

On June 10, 2003, I flew Czech <acronym title="Budapest - Ferihegy (BUD / LHBP), Hungary">BUD</acronym>-<acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> (connect...

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by strickerje
Wed Apr 06, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beware NY'ers! UTA_flyinghigh Is Coming To Town!
Replies: 18
Views: 2473

RE: Beware NY'ers! UTA_flyinghigh Is Coming To Town!

Hey, how about that... I just made a reservation there a couple weeks ago. My friends and I are taking a road trip this summer, and for our New York stopover, we've got 2 nights at the Days Inn at Newark Airport - May 17 and 18. We (obviously) couldn't find a hotel in lower Manhattan that we could a...

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by strickerje
Wed Apr 06, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Thread Of A.net Nobody's
Replies: 82
Views: 3876

RE: Official Thread Of A.net Nobody's

I consider myself a nobody here. Still, not many of these apply to me. (I've marked the applicable ones with an asterisk.) * Read mostly but, don't post. <i>(why I bothered to respond to this one, I'm not sure...)</i> * Don't start stupid threads. * Are polite with most users. * Don't have your life...

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by strickerje
Wed Apr 06, 2005 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Guide
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

RE: Airport Guide

I've found this one to be useful: http://www.airnav.com/airports/.

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by strickerje
Fri Mar 11, 2005 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: March 27th., 1977. PA & KL At Los Rodeos
Replies: 5
Views: 2106

RE: March 27th., 1977. PA & KL At Los Rodeos

My 20th birthday is March 27 of this year. Strangely, I didn't know about this (I'd heard of the Tenerife accident, of course, but didn't know the date of it) when I pointed out to my girlfriend that her birthday (Nov. 12) is the anniversary of the AA587 accident in New York.

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by strickerje
Sat Jan 15, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG And The 777 Loading And Off Loading
Replies: 10
Views: 4699

RE: CDG And The 777 Loading And Off Loading

Well, at least I'm not the only one. I was on AF27 (<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, B772, F-GSPK) on 05-25-2002 and AF347 (<acronym title="Montreal - ...

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by strickerje
Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oval Shape Ctr Of Runway
Replies: 7
Views: 2483

RE: Oval Shape Ctr Of Runway

So, here's the next obvious question: why does a 2860-foot have a 2287-foot displaced threshold?

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by strickerje
Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reg. # Of DL1179 Today (01-09-05)
Replies: 2
Views: 2121

RE: Reg. # Of DL1179 Today (01-09-05)

Thanks very much!  Smile

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by strickerje
Mon Jan 10, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reg. # Of DL1179 Today (01-09-05)
Replies: 2
Views: 2121

Reg. # Of DL1179 Today (01-09-05)

Hey, would anyone who has access to this information (if you're allowed to do so) mind telling me the registration number of the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88 that operated <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 1179 (<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Intern...

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by strickerje
Tue Dec 28, 2004 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL New Interior..Unimpressed
Replies: 28
Views: 5443

RE: DL New Interior..Unimpressed

I've been in the new interior (N936DL), of course in coach, and I rather liked it. I've always preferred leather seats, and though they weren't that soft, and they certainly weren't that colorful, I thought they were an improvement over the old seats. I really do like the appearance of the seats, si...

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by strickerje
Thu Dec 09, 2004 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: *FACEBOOK*
Replies: 19
Views: 1683

RE: *FACEBOOK*

I'm on it, and so are most of my friends (both from high school and here at college). In fact, my school (Mississippi State) has a lot of members considering that it was only added to thefacebook.com's list 2 weeks ago. I think the site's a lot of fun. It's helped me get to know the people in my cla...

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by strickerje
Thu Dec 09, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Longest You've Gone Without Sleep?
Replies: 26
Views: 2933

RE: What's The Longest You've Gone Without Sleep?

When I saw the "what's the longest you've slept" thread, I was hoping to see this too. My longest is 41 hours, and my sleep immediately before that was only 4 hours. I was going on a trip to Barrow, Alaska and was up late the night before flight printing seat maps, airport diagrams, etc., as I alway...

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by strickerje
Thu Dec 09, 2004 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Picture Of China Airlines' New First Class
Replies: 28
Views: 7507

RE: Picture Of China Airlines' New First Class

So now the 747-400's called Dreamliner too??

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by strickerje
Thu Dec 09, 2004 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France IFE
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

RE: Air France IFE

Air France operates 25 B772ER registered from F-GSPA to F-GSPZ.

So, which letter is left out? (Just out of curiosity)

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by strickerje
Wed Dec 08, 2004 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Exhibition At Budapest Airport
Replies: 4
Views: 2918

RE: Aircraft Exhibition At Budapest Airport

I've been to it. Here's what they have: Il-18 (Malev, Old Colors) Tu-134 (Malev, Old Colors) Tu-154 (Malev, New Colors) Li-2 (Malev, Old Colors) An-2 (Configured as Cropduster) Il-14 (Russian Air Force) Yak-40 (Hungarian Government Flight Inspection Service, only aircraft that is nearly airworthy) M...

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by strickerje
Mon Dec 06, 2004 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cane For Sale...comes With A Ghost!
Replies: 6
Views: 1584

RE: Cane For Sale...comes With A Ghost!

AGC525 - Thanks, that makes sense then. Too bad it got pulled, if it was legit. Definitely an, uh... interesting idea.

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by strickerje
Mon Dec 06, 2004 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are These Aircraft Taxing Parallel - Why
Replies: 3
Views: 3134

RE: Are These Aircraft Taxing Parallel - Why

Yeah, each yellow stripe represents a taxiway centerline, and the two aircraft pictured are on different ones. So I'm assuming those are considered two different taxiways (with two different letters), and they just happen to not have a gap in the concrete between them. They're probably not as close ...

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by strickerje
Mon Dec 06, 2004 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 727s
Replies: 11
Views: 3360

RE: Delta's 727s

I thought you liked flying planes that were to be retired soon

Hmmm... Maybe I should have said "planes that should be retired soon"? Bet I'll be flamed for that one...  Big grin

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by strickerje
Mon Dec 06, 2004 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 727s
Replies: 11
Views: 3360

RE: Delta's 727s

I try to fly on old airplanes that I know are going to be retired soon, so I was very glad to have 2 Delta 727 flights. First was DL1173 (<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-JAN) on 06-10-02 (returning home ...

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by strickerje
Mon Dec 06, 2004 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cane For Sale...comes With A Ghost!
Replies: 6
Views: 1584

RE: Cane For Sale...comes With A Ghost!

It appears that this item has been removed. What was it, exactly?

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by strickerje
Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Has It Started To Snow?
Replies: 45
Views: 2489

RE: Where Has It Started To Snow?

UTA_flyingHIGH - I know how you feel; I live in the South.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> By the way, I like your profile. I was on that airplane last year from Montreal to Paris. EmiratesA345 - I notice you list both Toronto and Waterloo as homes; are you a college st...

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by strickerje
Wed Dec 01, 2004 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sticker Shock
Replies: 10
Views: 1357

RE: Sticker Shock

The Wendy's on campus here had that sign posted the week before last, but now the sign is gone and tomatoes are once again standard. What struck me as strange was that only Wendy's did this here. While Wendy's had that sign up, the Subway in the same food court continued to include tomatoes as usual...

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by strickerje
Mon Nov 22, 2004 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Drawn Together", Anyone Like?
Replies: 26
Views: 4687

RE: "Drawn Together", Anyone Like?

I am. I've watched all of them so far, and I think it's hilarious.

-Jeffrey S.

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by strickerje
Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Absentee Ballots
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

RE: Florida Absentee Ballots

Wow, fast reply, thanks! The person I heard this from is a student at <acronym title="SARO (Mexico)">UF</acronym>, and she had no way of getting back to her home county today to vote. I'm sure many other people are in the same situation. I mean, if they could have voted in their district today, why ...

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by strickerje
Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Absentee Ballots
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

RE: Florida Absentee Ballots

OK, here's an article: http://www.local10.com/politics/3854230/detail.html.

Yeah, that's really weird...

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by strickerje
Wed Nov 03, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Absentee Ballots
Replies: 11
Views: 1220

RE: Florida Absentee Ballots

I've heard from a friend from Broward county that 58,000 absentee ballots were lost in her county, including hers. A quick look at the 2000 election results shows that Gore got well over twice as many votes as Bush in that county.

Can anyone confirm/deny these lost ballots?

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by strickerje
Sat Oct 30, 2004 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Timetables
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

RE: Air India Timetables

Here, this might be what you're looking for:

http://www.airindia.co.in/ytimetable.html

I couldn't get it to work, but a lot of things seem to not work with Safari for Mac, so you might have better luck.

-Jeffrey S.

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by strickerje
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Is Everyone Flying Over X-mas?
Replies: 50
Views: 4464

RE: Where Is Everyone Flying Over X-mas?

The first week of my Christmas holidays, I'm going to Seattle to rescue my Skymiles. (Otherwise they'd expire at the end of this year since I haven't accrued miles since 2001.) My routing is JAN-<acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>-<acronym title="Detr...

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by strickerje
Fri Oct 08, 2004 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ultimate Aviation/Car/Chick Movie: Superchick
Replies: 15
Views: 2021

RE: Ultimate Aviation/Car/Chick Movie: Superchick

This kind of caught my attention -
the crack dealer who works the corner next to the church calls his a bro-ham..
I will ask him tomorrow when I see him.


So, you regularly see the local crack dealer?

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by strickerje
Sun Sep 12, 2004 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Charters Today
Replies: 5
Views: 2409

RE: College Charters Today

I tracked DL9777 on Friday, September 10, when it was bringing the Auburn team here to Mississippi State. The route was <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-CSG-<acronym title="Columbus / West Point / Starkvi...

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by strickerje
Fri Aug 20, 2004 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Famous Residents/Natives Of Your City?
Replies: 68
Views: 3175

RE: Famous Residents/Natives Of Your City?

I see my hometown hasn't been represented yet, so I'll do it. For Jackson, <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym>: Harry A. Cole - Inventor of Pine-Sol Lehman Engel - Three-time Tony Award winner; conductor Cynthia Geary - Actress Dr. James D. Hardy - Surgical innovator; performed world's first huma...

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by strickerje
Thu Aug 19, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving Back To A Dorm?
Replies: 35
Views: 1990

RE: Moving Back To A Dorm?

Yeah, I like this dorm - particularly the location. I guess the downside is that it hasn't been renovated.

So, by "closed for repairs," does that mean it's being renovated, or you guys destroyed it?  Big grin

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by strickerje
Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving Back To A Dorm?
Replies: 35
Views: 1990

RE: Moving Back To A Dorm?

I just moved into the honors dorm (Hull Hall) at Mississippi State on Saturday. Classes begin Wednesday, so I've still got a little while to organize my desk and my computers - and of course, get to know people.

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by strickerje
Wed Jul 07, 2004 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Burgers?
Replies: 56
Views: 2203

RE: Best Burgers?

My vote goes to Back Yard Burgers - a little more expensive than the other fast food burgers, but well worth it to me. Second for me would be Whataburger, which established two locations in the Jackson area this year. I tried them for the first time a few months ago upon recommendation from friends....

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by strickerje
Tue Jul 06, 2004 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something Wrong With This Picture
Replies: 7
Views: 7296

RE: Something Wrong With This Picture

That's funny... because this thread was posted earlier than the other one regarding this photo.  Big grin

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by strickerje
Fri May 21, 2004 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Take The FHM Sex Survey And Post Your Score
Replies: 47
Views: 7850

RE: Take The FHM Sex Survey And Post Your Score

Damn, I got a score of 2 (First try, answering every question honestly and without cheating).

And the sad part is I'm not surprised.

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by strickerje
Sun Mar 14, 2004 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting In USA After 3/11!
Replies: 21
Views: 4309

RE: Spotting In USA After 3/11!

Not to be picky, but by my calculation, there were 912 days between the two attacks. Did you take into account the leap year? Still, 2 and a half years to the day is a bit strange... I wonder if it's a coincidence or if they intended for it to be symbolic. Anyway, I wouldn't think that this event wo...

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by strickerje
Sat Mar 13, 2004 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trips?
Replies: 83
Views: 4365

RE: Upcoming Trips?

Zonks: Actually, I'm not one to avoid unnecessary stops. There was room available from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym> nonstop, but I chose the...

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by strickerje
Sat Mar 13, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trips?
Replies: 83
Views: 4365

RE: Upcoming Trips?

June 4: JAN-<acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>, Delta <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-88 <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="L...

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by strickerje
Sat Mar 06, 2004 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seating On Alaska 737-200C's
Replies: 44
Views: 5759

RE: Seating On Alaska 737-200C's

Alright, I'll go ahead and request seats in the back (about rows 18 to 20) on the left going down and on the right coming back. I've got 6 hours in Anchorage, so I'll try to remember to check out those viewing spots. (Unfortunately, those 6 hours are between midnight and 6:00 a.m. after 19 hours enr...

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by strickerje
Sat Mar 06, 2004 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seating On Alaska 737-200C's
Replies: 44
Views: 5759

RE: Seating On Alaska 737-200C's

Thanks for the info! So, if the configuration isn't decided until the day of the flight, could I still select a seat in advance? (I'm assuming here that the seat numbers in the back won't change even when seats ahead of them are replaced by cargo.) Thanks,

-Jeffrey S.

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by strickerje
Sat Mar 06, 2004 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seating On Alaska 737-200C's
Replies: 44
Views: 5759

Seating On Alaska 737-200C's

I'm planning to fly <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>-<acronym title="Fairbanks - International (FAI / PAFA), USA - Alaska">FAI</acronym>-BRW this summer on an Alaska Airlines 737-200C, and I'm wondering where would be the best place to s...

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by strickerje
Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GWB Bans Gay Marriage?
Replies: 93
Views: 2841

RE: GWB Bans Gay Marriage?

It's been said here that the liberal judges in Massachusetts could "impose homosexual marriage on the entire country." Would someone explain to me what that means? Allowing people to marry other members of the same sex does not force everyone to do so. You may think it's immoral as you want. You may...

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by strickerje
Wed Feb 04, 2004 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of Aircraft Where You Are A Passenger
Replies: 20
Views: 5569

RE: Pictures Of Aircraft Where You Are A Passenger

On October 27, 2001, I took a day trip to Los Angeles just to see the airport and to be on a 767-400 and <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11. As we were approaching 25L at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, I got a photo of the carg...

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