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by TR763
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Attractive Commercial Airline Livery
Replies: 46
Views: 4244

Re: Most Attractive Commercial Airline Livery

My signature... ;)

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by TR763
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *Video Only* Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Orlando to Belfast - VIDEO
Replies: 6
Views: 3222

Re: *Video Only* Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Orlando to Belfast - VIDEO

The video showing the little avgeek perspective is so awesome!! It reminded me so much of MCO in the 90's, when I was around the boy's age, Virgin operated a mix of the -200 and -400 series there. I have always been amazed by them and used to envy those VS passengers, when my ride was usually a Tran...

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by TR763
Fri May 18, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 166
Views: 10317

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

Oh well, my signature says it all.

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by TR763
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time
Replies: 97
Views: 6052

Re: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time

1- Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) - Bates Motel 2- Mona Vandewaal (Janel Parrish) - Pretty Little Liars 3- Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) - Homeland 4- Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) - Game of Thrones 5- Nolan Ross (Gabriel Mann) - Revenge 6- Regina Mills/Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla) - Once Upon a...

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by TR763
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 18259

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

I wish I'd fly as much as you guys! lol My list: Oct. 25th. GRU-LAX AA216 - 777-200ER N783AN - American Nov. 04th. SAN-SEA AS493 - 737-700 N609AS - Alaska Nov. 06th. SEA-SLC DL2397 - 737-800 N3734B - Delta Nov. 06th. SLC-MCO DL2624 - 737-900ER N856DN - Delta Nov. 14th. MCO-MIA AA2447 - 757-200 N173A...

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by TR763
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When did you fly on your first 737 and A320?
Replies: 67
Views: 2694

Re: When did you fly on your first 737 and A320?

My first 737 flight was my #2, a MIA-MCO service with USAir in Dec. 1990.
As for the A320, that was my #81 flight. It was a TAM service from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Porto Seguro (BPS) in Oct. 11, 2003. Reg. was PT-MZI.

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by TR763
Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 18259

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

Oct. 25th. AA 216 GRU-LAX 772
Nov. 4th. AS 493 SAN-SEA 739
Nov. 6th. DL 2639 SEA-MCO 738
Nov. 14th. AA 2447 MCO-MIA 752
Nov. 14th. AA 995 MIA-GRU 77W

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by TR763
Tue May 23, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever fly on the same plane twice?
Replies: 138
Views: 9397

Re: Ever fly on the same plane twice?

2X PT-TAA - Transbrasil 767-200 2X N787AL - American Airlines 777-200ER 2X N762AN - American Airlines 777-200ER 2X N765AN - American Airlines 777-200ER 2X N694AN - American Airlines 757-200 3X PT-MVF - TAM A330-200 Multiple times aboard Transbrasil's following 767-300's: PT-TAE, PT-TAL and PT-TAM (r...

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by TR763
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Current Airlines with Cities in their Title
Replies: 48
Views: 4302

Re: Current Airlines with Cities in their Title

VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo.

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by TR763
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hard to pronounce city names
Replies: 37
Views: 3663

Re: Hard to pronounce city names

Phuket comes to my mind. With all respect to our Thai colleagues, but I always think of it as F*ck it.

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by TR763
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do we dislike our national carriers?
Replies: 31
Views: 1910

Re: Do we dislike our national carriers?

Everytime I flew with TAM they were a mess. I really avoided this airline domestic or international, as I had rough experiences on both. My last time with them was in 2012 and ever since they became LATAM I haven't tried their service. Anyways, I still keep looking for GOL or Azul on domestic and fo...

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by TR763
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer
Replies: 34
Views: 6670

Re: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/plane-hits-deer-during-takeoff-at-charlotte-douglas-aiport/494473932 Not sure if the plane departed the runway or had an aborted takeoff. The plane took off and returned to CLT. On the link you posted there is a video of the aircraft landing with damage at the right...

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by TR763
Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Doha to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo by Qatar Airways Business class
Replies: 9
Views: 10230

Re: Doha to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo by Qatar Airways Business class

jgp777 wrote:
Thank you. I still cant seem to figure out where is SDU in the photos! :roll:


Well, there it is!! :)

Image

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by TR763
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Doha to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo by Qatar Airways Business class
Replies: 9
Views: 10230

Re: Doha to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo by Qatar Airways Business class

Awesome trip report!!
While passing over Rio, you spotted GIG and SDU!!

Thanks for sharing!!

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by TR763
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Unveils New Livery & 787 Cabin
Replies: 168
Views: 32553

Re: Qantas Unveils New Livery & 787 Cabin

I would love to see the kangaroo in the belly instead of the airline name!

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by TR763
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your most recent (last) airline and route for each type of airplane
Replies: 39
Views: 2653

Re: Your most recent (last) airline and route for each type of airplane

A300 - American MIA-MCO (N80084) A319 - TAP LIS-FNC (CS-TTG) A320 - TAP FNC-LIS (CS-TNH) A321 - Jetblue JFK-LAX (N943JT) A330 - TAP LIS-EWR (CS-TOF) A340 - Swiss SCL-GRU (HB-JMA) 727 - American MCO-MIA 737-200 - VASP GRU-POA 737-700 - Gol GRU-FLN (PR-GOL) 737-800 - United LAS-ORD (N37267) 747-200 - ...

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by TR763
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Quick Trip to a Race ATL-BWI-ATL on Delta
Replies: 3
Views: 3079

Re: A Quick Trip to a Race ATL-BWI-ATL on Delta

Awesome report! Great to have two kinds of 757s on such a short trip.
And I must say I LOVE your notebook. lol

Thanks for sharing!!

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by TR763
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Multi-stop International Flights
Replies: 43
Views: 7227

Re: Multi-stop International Flights

ojjunior wrote:
Good old times when Varig had RG 818/819 GIG-GRU-JNB-BKK-HKG swapping between MD-11 and 744...


I was just going to say that. :)

TransBrasil had something like GRU-REC-AMS-VIE if I'm not mistaken.

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by TR763
Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 757 Transatlantic Experiences.....
Replies: 42
Views: 8499

Re: 757 Transatlantic Experiences.....

Not TATL, not 757 but... I've flown Copa Airlines GRU-PTY in a 737-800, a 6:30h trip and it was perfectly fine, with no lines for using the lavatories. Honestly, it felt even more comfortable than the Air France 77W I got on a GRU-CDG leg. It really depends on the airline configuration. Copa's econo...

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by TR763
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your aviation 'unpopular opinions'
Replies: 54
Views: 3687

Re: Your aviation 'unpopular opinions'

I LOVE flying with AA.

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by TR763
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can anyone id the aircraft, pls
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: Can anyone id the aircraft, pls

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2245557
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That is a mock-up used by firefighters for training!
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Source:
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2245557

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by TR763
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Different Airlines-Similar Paintjobs
Replies: 29
Views: 4981

Re: Different Airlines-Similar Paintjobs

Maybe not so much, but the first time I saw this:

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I immediately thought of this:

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by TR763
Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA First 789 routes DFW-MAD/GRU
Replies: 29
Views: 7965

Re: AA First 789 routes DFW-MAD/GRU

Thanks again for AA honoring GRU in the debut of a new model, as you did with the 77W. :D That's why I don't even check other airlines fares when I go to the USA. While on a first reading this is an auspicious development for GRU and Brazil, I am afraid there is not much to celebrate beyond that. N...

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by TR763
Fri Jul 08, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Airlines as a child
Replies: 34
Views: 2314

Re: Favorite Airlines as a child

Mine is pretty obvious. My family was very loyal to Transbrasil. Unfortunately gone in 2001.

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by TR763
Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes I Have Been On
Replies: 75
Views: 5322

Re: Planes I Have Been On

Great to see everyone's list! Some really frequent fliers here, very nice!! There goes my list: Airbus A300 - American, VASP Airbus A319 - TAM, TAP Airbus A320 - Air France, Alitalia, TAM, TAP Airbus A321 - JetBlue Airbus A330-200 - TAM, TAP Airbus A340-300 - Iberia, Swiss Boeing 727-200 - American,...

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by TR763
Tue Jun 21, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Video report: LAN MAD-FRA 787 in J
Replies: 2
Views: 1567

Re: Video report: LAN MAD-FRA 787 in J

Very nice ride! I love these tag ons with 5th. freedom rights. It might be very popular for avgeeks wanting to get this flight, specially because it may have the best business class on the route. This J class seat though doesn't look that comfortable, how did you like it? On a side note, I can't hel...

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by TR763
Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Shortest And Longest 757 Flights
Replies: 107
Views: 9973

RE: Your Shortest And Longest 757 Flights

Shortest: <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> / <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA ...

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by TR763
Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any 2-5-2 Configuration Left?
Replies: 40
Views: 10961

RE: Any 2-5-2 Configuration Left?

ANA flies some 77W in 2-4-3 config (IMO, the best for a 777). Why haven't more airlines chosen this configuration? <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/All-Nippon-Airways/Boeing-777-381-ER/2566624/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/pho...

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by TR763
Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA Club LGW-MCO-LGW & Holiday Pics.
Replies: 14
Views: 11348

RE: BA Club LGW-MCO-LGW & Holiday Pics.

Great TR, I love Orlando!

That ride you pictured is not going to be Avatar, but it will be a King Kong themed ride.

The Avatar land is being built at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Thanks for sharing!!

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by TR763
Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Stupid People On Planes
Replies: 51
Views: 17330

RE: Stupid People On Planes

I had one in a Copa Airlines flight from <acronym title="Panama City - Tocumen (General Omar Torrijos Herrera) (PTY / MPTO), Panama">PTY</acronym> to <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International / Governador Andre Franco Montoro (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> in 2013. The fligh...

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by TR763
Mon May 04, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Flight
Replies: 109
Views: 7637

RE: Longest Flight

Top 5: Korean Air <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International / Governador Andre Franco Montoro (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> B77W 6,170mi. Alitalia <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leo...

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by TR763
Mon May 04, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Places You Want To Visit That Most Want To Avoid
Replies: 63
Views: 4216

RE: Places You Want To Visit That Most Want To Avo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Loran" class="quote" target="_blank">Loran</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Armenia</i></font></td></tr></table> I've been t...

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by TR763
Thu Apr 16, 2015 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suburban Or Mini Van For Vacation Rental?
Replies: 14
Views: 4198

RE: Suburban Or Mini Van For Vacation Rental?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetwet1" class="quote" target="_blank">jetwet1</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>How about a full size van, something like ...

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by TR763
Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suburban Or Mini Van For Vacation Rental?
Replies: 14
Views: 4198

RE: Suburban Or Mini Van For Vacation Rental?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/casinterest" class="quote" target="_blank">casinterest</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Toyota Sienna Minivan if at all poss...

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by TR763
Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suburban Or Mini Van For Vacation Rental?
Replies: 14
Views: 4198

Suburban Or Mini Van For Vacation Rental?

Hello everyone. I did a lot of research on the internet to decide, but I'm still in doubt. A little more inclined to get a Suburban over a Caravan (or equivalent). This is what will happen: I´ll be in Orlando with 6 other friends. We are looking for a car to rent but I honestly think that a mini van...

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by TR763
Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Colombian Flavor! Part 1: MIA-BOG On Avianca J
Replies: 24
Views: 21747

RE: Colombian Flavor! Part 1: MIA-BOG On Avianca J

Very complete trip report and great pictures!!
Thank you for sharing!!

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by TR763
Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What International Flights Have You Flown?
Replies: 44
Views: 3614

RE: What International Flights Have You Flown?

Aerolineas Argentinas <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos Internation...

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by TR763
Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United GlobalFirst Suites FLL✈MCO✈IAH✈IAD✈EWR✈FLL
Replies: 29
Views: 29287

RE: United GlobalFirst Suites FLL✈MCO✈IAH✈IAD✈EWR✈FLL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LPDAL" class="quote" target="_blank">LPDAL</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Please stand clear of the doors. Por favo...

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by TR763
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions About The Volvo V40
Replies: 12
Views: 2119

RE: Opinions About The Volvo V40

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Truth be told, the V40 is not a 'small car'....

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by TR763
Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions About The Volvo V40
Replies: 12
Views: 2119

Opinions About The Volvo V40

Hi everyone! I've seen this little Volvo in last weeks auto show here in São Paulo, Brasil, and I'm absolutely in love with it. Nowadays my car is a '12 Ford Fusion V6 AWD but the time for a change is coming and I'd really like to have something smaller. So, what do you guys think of this V40? How a...

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by TR763
Wed Jul 23, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Best 2014 Airline Liveries Announced
Replies: 53
Views: 16831

RE: World's Best 2014 Airline Liveries Announced

I'm surprised no one mentioned the new Aerolineas Argentinas livery!
I think it looks stunning!!

[Edited 2014-07-23 09:04:14]

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by TR763
Thu May 29, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Planes Smaller Than A320
Replies: 26
Views: 11358

RE: JetBlue Planes Smaller Than A320

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ChiSky16" class="quote" target="_blank">ChiSky16</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>I've heard from an airline colleague tha...

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by TR763
Wed May 21, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have You Driven The Alphabet?
Replies: 26
Views: 2106

RE: Have You Driven The Alphabet?

Countires:

Brazil
United States

(LOL, on my visits to 9 other countries I did not drive)

Cars:

Alfa Romeo
Audi
BMW
Citroen
Chevrolet
Chrysler
Dodge
Fiat
Ford
Honda
Jeep
Mercedes-Benz
Mitsubishi
Nissan
Peugeot
Porsche
Renault
Toyota
Troller
Volkswagen
Volvo

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by TR763
Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 - Rearmost Seat - What A Noisy Thrill!
Replies: 56
Views: 14547

RE: Fokker 100 - Rearmost Seat - What A Noisy Thrill!

Two unforgettable moments: In 1998 on a <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>-<acronym title="Porto Alegre - Salgado Filho (POA / SBPA), Brazil AND Posadas - Aeroclub (POA), Argentina">POA</acronym> operated by a VASP 737-200. I was seated ...

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by TR763
Thu Apr 03, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 1:Star-studded To Latin America (CGK-SIN-GRU)
Replies: 15
Views: 18810

RE: Part 1:Star-studded To Latin America (CGK-SIN-GRU)

Great trip report! Nice you stayed at the Emiliano, I live on that same neibourhood and just love to be around there! I think there are other great hotel options around there. The Emiliano hotel is just overpriced for what it is, but is where all the chic and famous from Brazil stay, so it has its r...

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by TR763
Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 3 Days In Disney World: MCO-LAS On Southwest
Replies: 20
Views: 10493

RE: 3 Days In Disney World: MCO-LAS On Southwest

Hi Y traveller! Loved your report!! Orlando has been my second home from 1991 to 2006 and for sure, Disney World is a place I love as if it was mine. lol.; Great you chose to go to Florida instead of Disneyland. I´ve been to the Anaheim parks in January and, trying to leave my bias aside, I still th...

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by TR763
Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas, MIA-EZE & AA MIA-MCO
Replies: 23
Views: 12328

RE: Aerolineas Argentinas, MIA-EZE & AA MIA-MCO

Unbelievable that you all had to stay 3 hours in a cell like that.
What did the officers told you when you were released??

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by TR763
Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The New AA: 77W Inaugural To GRU -Business & First
Replies: 75
Views: 36839

RE: The New AA: 77W Inaugural To GRU -Business & First

INCREDIBLE!!! I have no words. American is on the right way and I'm really happy with all the improvements they are bringing!! On a side note: I am SO proud to be from São Paulo and that my hometown deserved this inaugural flight from one of the most important airlines of the world. Great trip repor...

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by TR763
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil To Build Over 800 New Airports
Replies: 27
Views: 11320

RE: Brazil To Build Over 800 New Airports

Before thinking of constructing 800 new airports, they should make the existing ones better. MUCH better.
What a reverie...

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