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by ejaymd11
Thu Jan 12, 2006 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways New Colors
Replies: 44
Views: 11349

US Airways New Colors

In STT I saw that one of the US airways planes were in a new color. Is this a entire fleet change or was this plane just special. I did a search and didn't find anything.

Ejay

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by ejaymd11
Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beginning Of The End For NDB Procedures
Replies: 21
Views: 8849

RE: Beginning Of The End For NDB Procedures

Jeff G I can tell you've never flown a NDB approach. They way you make them out to sound makes me want to do one right now. Then I remember how much I hate the bastards. Salukipilot you need to do the one here at CMI. I wish I could look up and see the runway right in front of me. That will never ha...

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by ejaymd11
Tue Nov 09, 2004 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: St. Thomas, VI (STT) Approaches...
Replies: 2
Views: 2927

RE: St. Thomas, VI (STT) Approaches...

Hey I'm from Saint Thomas so I'll give this a try. During the summer what I noticed is that the winds were normally out of the east cause that is just how the winds flow normally, especially during the summer patterns. Also when the tail winds are strong like this time of the year I think they may d...

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by ejaymd11
Wed Mar 03, 2004 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is This Plane Doing....?
Replies: 47
Views: 12263

RE: What Is This Plane Doing....?

I still want to try and take a shot at it. The first one to me is a landing, it just seems like he flared to high, and might land a little hard. The second seems like a take-off since the wings are flexing the way they are. Of course I could be wrong. Just My Opinion Ejay <acronym title="Air Madagas...

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by ejaymd11
Sat Jan 17, 2004 1:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: F100 And Take-off Flaps
Replies: 10
Views: 4518

F100 And Take-off Flaps

On a flight from O'Hare to <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> about four weeks ago on the F100 we took-off with no flaps or slats, is that normal, is it just not necessary, or is it procedure? Ejay <acronym title="Air Madagasca...

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by ejaymd11
Mon Oct 27, 2003 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Launched The MD-11 And In What Year?
Replies: 5
Views: 7012

RE: Who Launched The MD-11 And In What Year?

British Colodonion was the launch costumer of the MD-11, but the order was canceled when they merged with BA.

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Thu Jul 31, 2003 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Jet Makes Emergency Landing
Replies: 14
Views: 5599

RE: AA Jet Makes Emergency Landing

If it was in the cockpit's crew lounge why was it a problem?

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Tue Jul 22, 2003 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Photo: Take-Off Or Landing?
Replies: 43
Views: 6956

RE: This Photo: Take-Off Or Landing?

It seems to me that the smoke might be the engines blowing water or something from off the runway.

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Tue Jul 22, 2003 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Photo: Take-Off Or Landing?
Replies: 43
Views: 6956

RE: This Photo: Take-Off Or Landing?

The smoke looks like it could be blowing up water or somthing from on the runway.

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Sun Apr 27, 2003 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bit Lost With AA.
Replies: 0
Views: 1462

Bit Lost With AA.

I missed the news about Carty resigning from <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. So is he gone from the company for ever of just the airline part. How do you feel about Carty? Has he done any good for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>? If yes was his resignatio...

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by ejaymd11
Sun Apr 27, 2003 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777's Routes For These Airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 3655

RE: 777's Routes For These Airlines

I think AA also sends a 777 to the Dominican Republic sometimes, not sure what city though.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat Feb 15, 2003 4:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing WIG
Replies: 8
Views: 2868

RE: Boeing WIG

Didn't they do something like this in Russia?

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Tue Feb 11, 2003 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair To Retire MD-11 By 2010.
Replies: 21
Views: 5554

RE: Finnair To Retire MD-11 By 2010.

ConcordeBoy don't start your shit.

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by ejaymd11
Sat Jan 11, 2003 5:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD-11 And RR
Replies: 2
Views: 2553

MD-11 And RR

Does anyone know why none of the airlines operating the MD-11 took the RR trent engines offered.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Fri Jan 10, 2003 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL And The MD-90's
Replies: 7
Views: 3825

JAL And The MD-90's

Has JAL decided what they are going to do with the MD-90s they inherited from JAS.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat Jan 04, 2003 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Boeing Actively Researching 717-300
Replies: 61
Views: 4307

RE: Is Boeing Actively Researching 717-300

Why is the MD-90 a failure, and the 737NG series not. What made the 737s better that the MD-90. Aren't all the MD-90's current customers happy with the plane now. What is JAS going to do with there current MD-90's

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Thu Oct 24, 2002 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Can't Recognize Their Own Airliners?
Replies: 25
Views: 2142

RE: Boeing Can't Recognize Their Own Airliners?

The picture also says "Relief supplies destined for victims" it doesn't say the supplies are already in Turkey

Ejay

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by ejaymd11
Wed Oct 16, 2002 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And The MD11
Replies: 36
Views: 5833

RE: Delta And The MD11

Maiznblu_757 You completly misunderstood what I said. I meant by the haste in the production of the aircraft they might have missed some important issues, not that the made a mistake in producing the plane.

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by ejaymd11
Mon Oct 14, 2002 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And The MD11
Replies: 36
Views: 5833

RE: Delta And The MD11

As much as I love Douglas I have to make this point. The MD-11 did not kill Douglas. I am not saying the MD-11 is even responsible, but Douglas killed them selves. I am the biggest MD-11 fan but I feel that Douglas made a mistake that they have made before. Rushing to beat the competition they misse...

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by ejaymd11
Mon Oct 14, 2002 12:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About "Scabs"
Replies: 47
Views: 7631

RE: Question About "Scabs"

So let me get this right. I am an airline pilot, and enjoy what I do, and I feel I am being paid enough, or satisfied making more money than I would have if I didn't go to college and earned my ratings and ending up working in McDonald's. My fellow pilots go on strike for a reason I don't agree with...

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by ejaymd11
Thu Oct 03, 2002 12:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Saudi MD90 Cockpit
Replies: 29
Views: 6379

RE: Saudi MD90 Cockpit

Yes the 737NG is an all new design.

ejay

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by ejaymd11
Wed Oct 02, 2002 12:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Saudi MD90 Cockpit
Replies: 29
Views: 6379

RE: Saudi MD90 Cockpit

Boeing would have never let the MD-90 hinder 737 sales. Douglas didn't have a chance to sell that many planes before the merger.

Ejay

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by ejaymd11
Wed Oct 02, 2002 6:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Saudi MD90 Cockpit
Replies: 29
Views: 6379

RE: Saudi MD90 Cockpit

Delta didn't take those options for financial reasons. When the situation cleared up the MD-90 program was cancelled by Boeing. The MD-90 program was not a failure but had limited success because Boeing cancelled the line after the merger. As with any new aircraft introducing new systems to the indu...

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by ejaymd11
Mon Sep 30, 2002 6:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Extra Fuel In Horizontal And Vertical Stabilizers
Replies: 7
Views: 6069

RE: Extra Fuel In Horizontal And Vertical Stabilizers

The MD-11 does, but I think that was also for weight and balance.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat Sep 28, 2002 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10 Vs. L1011, Which One Would You Pick....
Replies: 64
Views: 11408

RE: DC-10 Vs. L1011, Which One Would You Pick....

FDXmech when people talk about how much more advanced the L1011 I would just pay them no attention. You made the points I've alway wanted to make but never did.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat Sep 28, 2002 1:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Saudi MD90 Cockpit
Replies: 29
Views: 6379

RE: Saudi MD90 Cockpit

LMP737 you beat me to it. The MD-90 was offered with two options, but the most popular seems to be the MD-80 type version.

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Sat Aug 17, 2002 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5th MD-11 For Finnair Confirmed
Replies: 37
Views: 3845

RE: 5th MD-11 For Finnair Confirmed

<B>ClipperNo1</B> right on I hope other operators will follow. I was also told that Boeing destroyed all MD-11 production tools by a very reliable source. In fack ending the MD-11 line costed Boeing much more money than to keep the line open. This makes reproduction unlikely and costly. But enough w...

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by ejaymd11
Tue Aug 13, 2002 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle A Delta Connection Carrier?
Replies: 7
Views: 2887

RE: American Eagle A Delta Connection Carrier?

There appears to be an ERJ on the LAX-FAT flight.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat Aug 10, 2002 11:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: High-Bypass, Clamshell Reversers
Replies: 7
Views: 4337

RE: High-Bypass, Clamshell Reverser

The BR715 on the 717 is a high-by-pass engine with clamshell reversers.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Fri Aug 02, 2002 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Still"angry" At Boeing?
Replies: 11
Views: 4064

RE: US Airways Still"angry" At Boeing?

An Air France 747 experienced a minor minor minor not even an incident with a 747 elevator PCU on take-off and was recorded and traced to the elevator PCU and was fixed. Saw it on a documentary a wile back.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Thu Aug 01, 2002 7:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Artcc And Tracon
Replies: 6
Views: 12447

RE: Artcc And Tracon

So when and how are you handed over between the two.

Ejaymd11

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by ejaymd11
Wed Jul 31, 2002 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CD-9s Vs 737s
Replies: 2
Views: 942

RE: CD-9s Vs 737s

Try posting in Tech Ops. You might get some better answers.

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by ejaymd11
Tue Jul 30, 2002 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CD-9s Vs 737s
Replies: 2
Views: 942

RE: CD-9s Vs 737s

AA might have gone with Douglas due to there past history, except for the DC-8,9 and MD-90 AA took every Douglas product. But I would love to hear the real reason also, as well as why the took the 737-800 and not the MD-90.

[email protected]

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by ejaymd11
Tue Jul 30, 2002 2:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Artcc And Tracon
Replies: 6
Views: 12447

Artcc And Tracon

What is the difference between Air traffic control centers, and Terminal radar approach control. What does each one do, which one is the center, we are they located.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sun Jul 28, 2002 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would Airbus And MD Made A Better Merger?
Replies: 4
Views: 1611

RE: Would Airbus And MD Made A Better Merger?

Airbus would have did the same thing. The MD-11 competes with the A330/340, the MD-80/90/95 competes very closely with the A320 series aircraft. Airbus would have ended those lines in a heartbeat.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Thu Jul 04, 2002 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Is The Best Time To Start The Engines?
Replies: 7
Views: 4205

RE: When Is The Best Time To Start The Engines?

When ever the ground crew signals you to.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Tue Jul 02, 2002 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What! Is The A320 Really Better!?!?
Replies: 47
Views: 3546

RE: What! Is The A320 Really Better!?!?

One more thing I while back I started a topic about Airbus VS Boeing why wrong, and I could not get one god reason why this topic is not allowed. The most responses I got said some people here are just immature asses. My topic didn't last more than a week before it was deleted even though it did not...

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by ejaymd11
Tue Jul 02, 2002 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What! Is The A320 Really Better!?!?
Replies: 47
Views: 3546

RE: What! Is The A320 Really Better!?!?

Why can't people be mature. When I see a post that pisses me off, do you know what I do? I hit the back button and find another post, do you think I waste my time to respond at all. Come one people grow up be a little mature nothing is wrong with this post. No one suggested deletion about the gay ai...

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by ejaymd11
Fri Jun 21, 2002 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fuel Dump?
Replies: 4
Views: 1838

RE: Fuel Dump?

I think that the A320 is not required to have a fuel dump system do to its take-off weight. I believe aircraft in size under the 757-200 or the 767-200 (I'm not sure witch one) do not have fuel dump systems.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Mon May 20, 2002 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200
Replies: 25
Views: 15207

RE: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200

Douglas's next type would have been the MD-12 which was a stretched version. I saw a picture in a book, it was sweet.

Ejay

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by ejaymd11
Sun May 19, 2002 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200
Replies: 25
Views: 15207

RE: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200

Timz Read my response, I said I just chose that number. I've figured outwhere I went wrong, the MD-11 or the 777-200 canot take-off with full payload and full fuel, it excedes MTOW. So when I get the new numbers I'll post them.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Fri May 17, 2002 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200
Replies: 25
Views: 15207

RE: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200

<b>Timz</b> I just picked -30 degrees, my flight instructor said to subtract 2 degrees every thousand feet from sea level from the standard temp of 15 degrees Celsius but the number I thought the number was too low, also the zero fuel weight includes payload but if you look at the end of the chart i...

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by ejaymd11
Thu May 16, 2002 11:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Check My Numbers, Help Really Needed.
Replies: 0
Views: 1955

Check My Numbers, Help Really Needed.

The numbers are for the standard version. Under these conditions fuel burn for the MD-11 standard version is as follows. Mach .84 Temp -30 TAS 477.2 T/O weight max (602,500) Range 4,500 (I used the range chart I found on Boeing) Flight time would be 9:25:48 Burn 27,435.9 ponds per hour I used a flig...

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by ejaymd11
Thu May 16, 2002 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200
Replies: 25
Views: 15207

RE: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200

Okay you wish the 777-200 burned 12,000 ponds an hour. My info comes from Boeing check it out. The take off weight of the standard MD-11 is 602,500 lbs. One more thing before you say the info do your research and tell me why my numbers are wrong. For the 777-200 <a href="http://www.boeing.com/assocp...

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by ejaymd11
Thu May 16, 2002 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200
Replies: 25
Views: 15207

MD-11 Fuel Burn Lower That The 777-200

The numbers are for the standard version. Under these conditions fuel burn for the MD-11 standard version is as follows. Mach .84 Temp -30 TAS 477.2 T/O weight max (602,500) Range 4,500 (I used the range chart I found on Boeing) Flight time would be 9:25:48 Burn 27,435.9 ponds per hour I used a flig...

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by ejaymd11
Mon May 13, 2002 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didn't Boeing Build A 4 Engined 777?
Replies: 64
Views: 4092

RE: Why Didn't Boeing Build A 4 Engined 777?

Why would Boeing build a 777 with 4 engines what would be the point? The 777 is a twin that competes with the quads, and tri-jets of its class. If Boeing wanted an airliner with more than one engines the MD-11 would still be in production.

My Opinion
Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat May 11, 2002 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-11's
Replies: 43
Views: 3788

RE: AA MD-11's

I read all of them, nothing discusses a specific problem with the MD-90, nor have I ever heard of one.

EJay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Sat May 11, 2002 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It Seems Its Not Looking Good For US Airways.
Replies: 3
Views: 2967

It Seems Its Not Looking Good For US Airways.

I got this E-Mail today check it out. I wanted to take this opportunity to report to you on US Airways and our plans for making sure the airline continues to provide you the best service possible. Looking back to last summer, our airline faced a number of difficult, but foreseeable financial challen...

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by ejaymd11
Thu May 09, 2002 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-11's
Replies: 43
Views: 3788

RE: AA MD-11's

I've been hearing people talk about problems about the MD-90. Not to get off subject but I have never heard about any problems with the MD-11 from any airlines regarding range, reliability, so could some please explain.

Ejay MD-11

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by ejaymd11
Tue May 07, 2002 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-11's
Replies: 43
Views: 3788

RE: AA MD-11's

The MD-11 is one of the safest commercial jets out there, most of the accidents where do to pilot error. The Swiss Air flight 111 tragedy was do to wiring but those problems were also discovered on other aircraft the MD-11 just happened to be the one to show people many more possible tragedies with ...

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