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by XRadar98
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL
Replies: 9
Views: 4695

Re: Atlas Air 767 Emergency Landing in HNL

zeke wrote:
KLMatSJC wrote:
Sounds like a compressor stall


What did it sound like, a series of pops ?


I see what you did there. :rotfl:

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by XRadar98
Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 755
Views: 85376

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

How are the airlines and bookings doing?

Trying to put this back on track. Then, I can get from here to there, rather than read another then used wrong in a rambling post.

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by XRadar98
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ANC-HNL non-stop? (c 1984)
Replies: 34
Views: 4452

Re: United ANC-HNL non-stop? (c 1984)

I spent some six months on and off in Anchorage over the years and the AS HNL flights were well advertised locally. And I think at the beginning of service the "Chester" figure on the tail wore a Hawaiian lei on some of their aircraft, though that may have been for Hawaii service from low...

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 6343

Re: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread

Those horseshoe shaped terminal apron areas look like an operational nightmare. Yeah, there are a lot of arguments saying that the lotus-inspired design of the terminals are not optimal for operation: https://media.laodong.vn/Storage/NewsPortal/2020/5/25/807690/B3-H1.jpg?w=888&h=592&crop=au...

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 years since the first activation of CRAF.
Replies: 9
Views: 2211

Re: 30 years since the first activation of CRAF.

Hopefully, someone here has good info on the aircraft that were utilized. I would like to see what we’re used. I myself rode a C-130 for what seemed like a month to get there for the Storm.

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by XRadar98
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 6343

Re: Long Thanh Int'l Airport: Construction and Development Thread

I love designs of airports and how they grow. Thank you for starting this thread. I didn’t even know of plans. It will be fun for me to see the progress. Keep the updates coming.

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
Replies: 95
Views: 13011

Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

Here's a question that I have always wondered: Do controllers have their own microphone/headsets, or do they use communal ones? We all have our own, issued by the FAA. Curious to know what brand. Do you get to choose the set? Bose? David Clark? No choice, and every facility I’ve been it’s Plantroni...

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by XRadar98
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
Replies: 95
Views: 13011

Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

    FLALEFTY wrote:
    Here's a question that I have always wondered: Do controllers have their own microphone/headsets, or do they use communal ones?


    We all have our own, issued by the FAA.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:37 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Pilot / ATC Repartee
    Replies: 95
    Views: 13011

    Re: Pilot / ATC Repartee

    Pretty sure the real reason for niner isbecause nine sounds too much like five. It alleviates confusion. And it is used at my facility 97.73% of the time. Pilots are probably closer to 80%. Funny, to comment like “I’ve been doing this since 1910 and never said or heard niner” That is BS

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:19 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
    Replies: 827
    Views: 71702

    Re: Alaska restarting LAX to SLC

    Just curious, why is SLC-LAX a route that has so many players? I know before deregulation it was a Western mainstay, with little competition. Then with LAX and SLC being Western hubs, they still dominated it. Delta probably has not let that market dissipate. So I guess, my question would be, is SLC ...

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:53 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
    Replies: 77
    Views: 10433

    Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

    A bit adrift from the original A310-200 question, but to complete the story... Delta ordered the new-build -325s in a deal that was structured in such a way that they could return the planes early (as, it transpired, was the case for the ex PA A310-300s). Airbus saw this a securing the existing A31...

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:42 am
    Forum: Technical/Operations
    Topic: Night Rating Anxiety
    Replies: 18
    Views: 4298

    Re: Night Rating Anxiety

    If you need or want ATC service, be sure to let them know your status. You will always get better service, rather than calling and missing calls because you are busy trying to do your thing. They will be more understanding, knowing you are already uneasy. Just please say something when traffic is is...

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:35 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: A Video for Aviation Enthusiasts
    Replies: 9
    Views: 1838

    Re: A Video for Aviation Enthusiasts

    Wait... there are wildfires? I thought COVID was the only danger. Awesome clip!

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:15 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Odd Final Approach to YYZ
    Replies: 4
    Views: 1320

    Re: Odd Final Approach to YYZ

    Just a very quick look at your link. But my assumption is that with the weather you described, and light traffic the approach controller let them fly straight to the field. Controller assumed they would get field in sight and turn a base where they were comfortable. Then the pilot said we need a dow...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:50 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: The future of LaGuardia
    Replies: 148
    Views: 19607

    Re: The future of Laguardia

    It’s been a long time 6 years plus, but I hope the phrase “game changer” goes away. So over used.

    Meanwhile the LaGuardia (LGA)ideas won’t happen. Yes the G is a capital.

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:05 am
    Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
    Topic: Non photographed airliners?
    Replies: 37
    Views: 6238

    Re: Non photographed airliners?

    I would imagine a 737-200 or 300 from 1985/6. No firm link, or pic (lol)I would suggest a search of their deliveries in that time frame and cross search looking for a pic. I myself have looked for as many -300 pics as I can, and they are rare.

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    by XRadar98
    Tue May 12, 2020 3:16 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
    Replies: 72
    Views: 15141

    Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

    :hissyfit:

    XRadar98 wrote:
    Where is the “holy cow you scared the bejeezus outta me with you giant post emoji?”


    Sorry for double scare post.
    Unable to delete

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    by XRadar98
    Tue May 12, 2020 3:16 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11
    Replies: 72
    Views: 15141

    Re: Avianca has filed for Chapter 11

    Where is the “holy cow you scared the bejeezus outta me with you giant post emoji?”
    :hissyfit:

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:13 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
    Replies: 447
    Views: 30203

    Re: TAP launches PDL-YYZ, AGA, CPT, and CUN

    Thanks Alex, I missed the start dates.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:39 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
    Replies: 447
    Views: 30203

    Re: TAP launches PDL-YYZ, AGA, CPT, and CUN

    Does anyone else question this? Now that Northern hemisphere is warming up and the pandemic should be receding a bit, is it wise to start flights south where Winter is approaching?

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:19 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
    Replies: 202
    Views: 33215

    Re: Airlines unpaid leaves and layoffs thread

    bigb wrote:
    kyrone wrote:
    Have any of the non U.S. Airlines laid off any of their U.S. based staff yet?


    Yes, Skywest and Commutair have officially laid pilots off.


    The question is NON US airlines and US based staff.

    I have not seen anything that can answer the question

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    by XRadar98
    Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:33 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
    Replies: 97
    Views: 16953

    Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

    ilovepabst wrote:
    Oilman wrote:
    Why is LAS and MDW ATC still closed? It seems like they’ve had enough time to sanitize the facility.


    14 day quarantine for those affected


    To highlight that, everyone that works in those buildings is affected. No staff, no controllers, no techs for 14 days.

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:06 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020
    Replies: 43
    Views: 7594

    Re: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020

    It wasn’t even controllers, it was 3 tech support specialists.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:36 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.
    Replies: 73
    Views: 15559

    Re: RUMOUR; Ex-Jet Airways 77W’s to find new home.

    I think Iran could use them.

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    by XRadar98
    Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:13 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
    Replies: 280
    Views: 72969

    Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

    RickNRoll wrote:
    slider wrote:
    A second overall fleet type would not be the worst thing in the world for WN.
    In fact there are successful airline companies it there right now operating with more than one fleet type.


    And you just reinforced the post you quoted.

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    by XRadar98
    Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:11 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
    Replies: 280
    Views: 72969

    Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

    The CEO of Southwest was given the green light by the Board of Directors of Southwest to look at other aircraft as the MAX grounding drags on. Article from today’s Chicago Tribune https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-boeing-737-max-southwest-earnings-20191024-avtvpfzm4rahrd5kms63jybdpe-st...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:27 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Fuel truck overturns at DFW
    Replies: 11
    Views: 2835

    Re: Fuel truck overturns at DFW

    Do they really mean a "tanker"? Surely, all fueling in the 'D' terminal is underground. Certainly looks like a tanker truck in the video... I suspect sewage would be far worse. It doesn't burn, but Jet A is not easy to light either. If the spill was gasoline, I think no one would be walki...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:31 am
    Forum: Technical/Operations
    Topic: How durable are runway bridges for landing?
    Replies: 29
    Views: 11665

    Re: How durable are runway bridges for landing?

    Not sure if this belongs here. I remember LAX until the the late 80’s, aircraft of a certain weight could not depart on the south runways, due to the bridge. Landing was okay though. That is midfieldish, not approach end though.

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:39 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why is everything at EWR Brown?
    Replies: 54
    Views: 14885

    Re: Why is everything at EWR Brown?

    What can brown do for you?

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:29 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
    Replies: 52
    Views: 9234

    Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

    As opposed to the Connie?

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:38 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac
    Replies: 44
    Views: 10011

    Re: Hawaiian A321 Smoke in cabin/evac

    MrBretz wrote:
    I always wondered what would happen if this occurred at about halfway between Hawaii and the mainland. This happened 20 minutes outside of HNL.



    In that case, you keep going or return. Sort of self explanatory.

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:07 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
    Replies: 148
    Views: 18801

    Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

    I think yes is the simple answer.

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:28 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019
    Replies: 142
    Views: 32483

    Re: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019

    Miramar? I think you mean Myanmar! Nope. Word on the street is that Naval Air Station Miramar is going to place an order for 10 A220-300's. They are likely to be used as flying billboards for a recruiting campaign, set to coincide with the new Top Gun movie. Apparently John Travolta has been helpin...

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:11 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
    Replies: 34
    Views: 5608

    Re: United forms partnership with Clear

    So they copied Delta almost exactly... ... shocking... And your point, besides dragging DL into yet another thread, is? Look if DL and UAs partnerships with Clear provide stability for Clear this time around I am all for it. I had a membership in Clear 1.0 and was sorry to see them go. Clear has be...

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:21 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
    Replies: 88
    Views: 12904

    Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

    I am waiting for a good comedic writer here. This is low hanging fruit.

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    by XRadar98
    Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:24 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
    Replies: 116
    Views: 17406

    Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

    slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
    Delta has good access to Asia via SEA, ICN, and DTW. No reason delta needs to fly any routes direct. They can one-stop to all the major cities.

    One stop is direct. Do you actually mean non-stop, when you say Delta with a little d, no reason to fly direct?

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:00 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?
    Replies: 64
    Views: 13090

    Re: Why doesnt Air New Zealand fly to New York?

    Their there they’re

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    by XRadar98
    Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:35 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
    Replies: 188
    Views: 17523

    Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

    Welcome to Canada circa 2002-2006. Do any US states still allow smoking in public places like restaurants? I’d like to know which ones to avoid visiting. Don’t go to Nevada, smoking everywhere. Not true. Smoking in the casinos yes but smoking is banned indoors except for in the casino, and a few ex...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:23 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
    Replies: 188
    Views: 17523

    Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

    Dominion301 wrote:
    Trk1 wrote:
    Good news--Atlanta welcome to the rest of the United States


    Welcome to Canada circa 2002-2006.

    Do any US states still allow smoking in public places like restaurants? I’d like to know which ones to avoid visiting.


    Don’t go to Nevada, smoking everywhere.

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    by XRadar98
    Wed May 29, 2019 10:59 pm
    Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
    Topic: Best Airline Ads
    Replies: 59
    Views: 4258

    Re: Best Airline Ads

    Western Airlines, The O-o-o-only way to fly! With Wally Bird, and the anticipation of seeing your city appear on the tail replacing the Western title!

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    by XRadar98
    Wed May 29, 2019 3:23 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Skyteam DL/AF/KL EU-US New routes?
    Replies: 57
    Views: 8410

    Re: Skyteam DL/AF/KL EU-US

    Three possibilities I see in the next 5 years (two of them not on your list due to having smaller MSA sizes. 1. DEN: I have to think either AF or KL (most likely the latter) will enter DEN at some point, considering DEN wants a year round Paris and/or Amsterdam flight 2. AUS: DL is rumored to be ad...

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    by XRadar98
    Wed May 29, 2019 12:16 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: the current korean air safety video is very old
    Replies: 18
    Views: 2267

    Re: the current korean air safety video is very old

    The current safety video of korean air is very old, it is more than 10 years old, it is from 2006, on youtube, I saw the audio of korean air safety video in the 90s, when the a380 was delivered, only updated when was delivered the b787-9, again only upgraded, is already obsolete, has more than 10 y...

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    by XRadar98
    Tue May 28, 2019 10:32 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: the current korean air safety video is very old
    Replies: 18
    Views: 2267

    Re: the current korean air safety video is very old

    The current safety video of korean air is very old, it is more than 10 years old, it is from 2006, on youtube, I saw the audio of korean air safety video in the 90s, when the a380 was delivered, only updated when was delivered the b787-9, again only upgraded, is already obsolete, has more than 10 y...

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    by XRadar98
    Tue May 28, 2019 7:07 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta A220 route additions
    Replies: 350
    Views: 30285

    Re: Delta A220 route additions

    If they start ATL-ATL, people in ATL will finally have to feel the rest of the south’s pain by connecting in ATL. Haha...good one. Maybe I can use that flight to get a cheaper fare? Fly ATL-ATL-SAV instead of just ATL-SAV. You’ll end up with aflow time, get delayed and miss your connection, coincid...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu May 23, 2019 11:11 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
    Replies: 3768
    Views: 416732

    Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

    Any updates on possible return to flying?

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    by XRadar98
    Fri May 17, 2019 3:57 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
    Replies: 193
    Views: 21765

    Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

    wjcandee wrote:
    Obviously, nobody watched SNL in the Belushi era.

    The NYC Greek Diner skits... Perfect for NYC's B6.

    "NO COKE! PEPSI !!"

    (Cheebuggy, Cheebuggy, Cheebuggy!)


    I expected this in the first 2 posts, not the 81st! I guess I’m getting old!

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    by XRadar98
    Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:16 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: America flight 1200 heading back to PHX.
    Replies: 21
    Views: 6349

    Re: America flight 1200 heading back to PHX.

    Sometimes when you are VFR, you have to return! AAL1200...

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    by XRadar98
    Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:33 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Why didn't AA order the 73G?
    Replies: 25
    Views: 4761

    Re: Why didn't AA order the 73G?

    Easy answer....because they didn’t or don’t need it.

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    by XRadar98
    Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:42 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: UA off runway at ORD
    Replies: 40
    Views: 11154

    Re: UA off runway at ORD

    I guess United has a systemic issue and their safety culture needs to be evaluated. Touche. Not a good week for aviation. Maybe ATC is feeling the stress of working for free? Why would this have anything to do with ATC? It has everything to do with a plane that’s been overstretched that has stupid ...

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    by XRadar98
    Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:55 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?
    Replies: 37
    Views: 3946

    Re: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?

    Genie, bottle, Pandora, goodnight

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