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by mymorningsong
Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24
Replies: 448
Views: 100422

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#326" class="quote">Reply 326</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So ...

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by mymorningsong
Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24
Replies: 448
Views: 100422

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24

What is the duration of recording capacity for the cockpit. NBC Nightly News I just watched mentioned two hours, but that seems wrong.

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by mymorningsong
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Order 275 Pieces (777X) And You Bend The Spec
Replies: 63
Views: 25647

RE: Order 275 Pieces (777X) And You Bend The Spec

I understand why 737/320 became neo's vs. Y1 because you have so many customers interested in just an incremental update sooner than later. But if you have some big customers making huge commitments to 777 over a longer timeframe, why wouldn't they want Y3 instead of 777X. Where does the 777X rate b...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Shutting Down C-17 Line, When's The Right Moment?
Replies: 79
Views: 18738

RE: Shutting Down C-17 Line, When's The Right Moment?

http://www.presstelegram.com/ci_13430031

"If it shutters, federal officials estimate it would cost at least $1 billion to reopen for future production. A new plant altogether would cost several billion."

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by mymorningsong
Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-128 Discovery Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 10796

RE: Official STS-128 Discovery Shuttle Mission Thread

Loud sonic booms in Santa Monica, CA.

[Edited 2009-09-11 17:50:01]

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by mymorningsong
Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-128 Discovery Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 10796

RE: Official STS-128 Discovery Shuttle Mission Thread

Deorbit burn underway for Edwards landing.

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by mymorningsong
Sat Aug 29, 2009 3:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-128 Discovery Shuttle Mission Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 10796

RE: Official STS-128 Discovery Shuttle Mission Thread

HDNet now live on shuttle countdown.

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by mymorningsong
Sat Oct 11, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: VX SAN-SFO-SAN 28 August 2008
Replies: 11
Views: 6881

RE: VX SAN-SFO-SAN 28 August 2008

Sort of a bump instead of creating a new trip report because I don't have pictures. I flew <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym> for the first time this week going from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - I...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airline....LAX/BUR/LGB - IND
Replies: 2
Views: 3875

What Airline....LAX/BUR/LGB - IND

I live in between <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and <acronym title="Burbank (/ Glendale / Pasadena) - Bob Hope (Lockheed Air Terminal) (BUR / KBUR), USA - California">BUR</acronym>, but typically wind up using <acronym title="Los Angeles - ...

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by mymorningsong
Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-122 Mission Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 9490

RE: Official STS-122 Mission Thread

Delayed again until Sunday at 3:21pm EST

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by mymorningsong
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Does WN RON It's Planes?
Replies: 65
Views: 7235

RE: Where Does WN RON It's Planes?

That's a good question since most of their planes are in the sky during the day. At LAX, they cram them pretty tightly along the east side of Terminal 1 next to the retaining wall.

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by mymorningsong
Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN "Cirque Du Soleil" 737-7H4 N279WN (2 Pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 10068

RE: WN "Cirque Du Soleil" 737-7H4 N279WN (2 Pics)

The Love show is tremendous if you are a Beatles fan. I abandoned my Cirque boycott (every time I walked out saying wtf was that about) for it and was very glad I did. Great show. Somebody think of a good nickname....Magical Mystery Tour, Ticket to Ride, Blackbird? Being <acronym title="Southwest Ai...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Jun 13, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Order Rumours From WSJ For Next Week
Replies: 226
Views: 24550

RE: Order Rumours From WSJ For Next Week

Some great quotes in an article in today's Seattle Times... "Boeing closes in on huge order of 787's" <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2003745590_parispreshow13.html" target=_blank>http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...ogy/2003745590_parispreshow13.html</a> --------...

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by mymorningsong
Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does AA Call Their MD80's "Super 80's"?
Replies: 59
Views: 12771

RE: Why Does AA Call Their MD80's "Super 80's"?

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by mymorningsong
Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does AA Call Their MD80's "Super 80's"?
Replies: 59
Views: 12771

RE: Why Does AA Call Their MD80's "Super 80's"?

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by mymorningsong
Sat May 19, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines: No Napkin?!
Replies: 11
Views: 7565

RE: Southwest Airlines: No Napkin?!

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by mymorningsong
Sun May 13, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Close Call At LAX
Replies: 32
Views: 11747

RE: Another Close Call At LAX

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by mymorningsong
Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Arrives To ORD 4/23/2007
Replies: 42
Views: 7566

RE: VS Arrives To ORD 4/23/2007

And after much speculation, WSJ reports that........ Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. has agreed to purchase as many as 24 of Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliners, according to people close to the matter, as part of a larger strategy to keep the airline competitive on Atlantic routes while...

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by mymorningsong
Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-117 Thread (S3/S4) And More Arrays!
Replies: 200
Views: 11889

RE: Official STS-117 Thread (S3/S4) And More Arrays!

Bump ~~~ Not sure about the April 22nd launch date, but this article makes it seems like we'll go up very late April or early May. Some detailed pictures of the hail damage at this link... <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/multimedia/117_gallery-hail.html" target=_blank>http://www.n...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 To Visit LAX On March 19, 2007
Replies: 68
Views: 12313

RE: A380 To Visit LAX On March 19, 2007

LAWA tantrum resolved. Nice publicity save by Airbus. 1 + 1 = >2 By having multiple US events, national media will jump all over this moreso than just one. Now if they are just smart enough to invite Hollywood aviation fans. No doubt politicians will be all over this (Antonio and possibly Arnold), b...

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by mymorningsong
Mon Feb 19, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Selling Southwest Rapid Reward Vouchers
Replies: 4
Views: 3214

RE: Selling Southwest Rapid Reward Vouchers

eBay won't allow selling these. Many of the listings say that they are auctioning the drink coupon booklet for X and if you win you get the trip voucher for free. My experience has been that eBay will cancel your auction. I would list it on craigslist. You lose the auction aspect, but it's person to...

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by mymorningsong
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Decries Airbus' Plan Change For A380
Replies: 118
Views: 19452

RE: LAX Decries Airbus' Plan Change For A380

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by mymorningsong
Sun Feb 11, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Deliveries Jan 2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2789

RE: Boeing Deliveries Jan 2007

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by mymorningsong
Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America IFE
Replies: 11
Views: 3229

RE: Virgin America IFE

Lot's of pics, including the red mood lighting. <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2007/02/10/mega-hands-on-virgin-americas-airbus-a320-with-red-in-flight-e/" target=_blank>http://www.engadget.com/2007/02/10/m...-airbus-a320-with-red-in-flight-e/</a> <a href="http://www.engadget.com/photos/mega-hands-...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More EK 777-300ERs
Replies: 30
Views: 9744

RE: More EK 777-300ERs

Apologies...the 2-3 months was about the 380 compensation. Still waking up, but it does look like a 350/787 decision will come soon. <a href="http://today.reuters.com/news/articleinvesting.aspx?view=CN&storyID=2007-01-24T124558Z_01_L24252628_RTRIDST_0_DAVOS-EMIRATES-INTERVIEW.XML&rpc=66&type=qcna" t...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More EK 777-300ERs
Replies: 30
Views: 9744

RE: More EK 777-300ERs

News just out that EK will decide between the 787 and 350 in the next 2-3 months for 100 frames. Got to think that these 777's won't be firmed until that decision is made.

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by mymorningsong
Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash Near Van Nuys, CA
Replies: 67
Views: 11192

RE: Small Plane Crash Near Van Nuys, CA

More <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> sources... Only got up 200 feet. Takeoff from 34L. Left engine trouble apparently and severe bank right. Another guy who is doing work at the airport said it almost ran out of runway before pulling up. Went down near a car, but <acronym tit...

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by mymorningsong
Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash Near Van Nuys, CA
Replies: 67
Views: 11192

RE: Small Plane Crash Near Van Nuys, CA

Not a weather issue. It's sunny and well above freezing. An eyewitness, who is a pilot, being interviewed on TV is saying that he saw that the baggage door was wide open and was speculating that something could have come out of there on takeoff.

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by mymorningsong
Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Airbus To Unveil "Major" Plane Order Monday
Replies: 252
Views: 39366

RE: WSJ: Airbus To Unveil "Major" Plane Order Monday

<a href="http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2007/01/04/afx3297344.html" target=_blank>http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/afx/2007/01/04/afx3297344.html</a> KUALA LUMPUR (XFN-ASIA) - Budget carrier AirAsia will double its A320 fleet size to 200 jets amid growing passenger demand and route expan...

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by mymorningsong
Thu Jan 04, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: TV Program: Space Station And Beyond
Replies: 0
Views: 2902

TV Program: Space Station And Beyond

Just watched a new 1 hour special on Discovery <acronym title="Hokkaido International Airlines (Japan)">HD</acronym> called Space Station and Beyond. First half borrows from some previous shows, but the second half includes a great 10 minutes on Ares and the moon mission. Shows animation of liftoff,...

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by mymorningsong
Sat Dec 30, 2006 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Books 1044 Net Orders For 2006
Replies: 98
Views: 13896

Boeing Books 1044 Net Orders For 2006

Just amazing, particularly after last year. Congrats to Boeing.

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by mymorningsong
Thu Dec 21, 2006 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ, New Planes And Routes
Replies: 10
Views: 5122

RE: RJ, New Planes And Routes

<a href="http://www.petra.gov.jo/nepras/2006/Dec/20/212000.htm" target=_blank>http://www.petra.gov.jo/nepras/2006/Dec/20/212000.htm</a> <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> to Acquire Boeing 787 for Long Distance Flights Amman, Dec. 20 (Petra)—The Royal Jordanian (RJ) announced it had chose...

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by mymorningsong
Mon Dec 18, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Boeing Open A Second 787 Line
Replies: 39
Views: 6304

RE: Should Boeing Open A Second 787 Line

Great thread so far. I would think that Boeing would want to deliver as many 787's pre-350XWB's in order to maximize follow on orders. Great point by KC135 that if the 767 Tanker gets the go ahead, where do they put the 2nd line. It makes sense though that Boeing should hold off on announcing the -1...

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by mymorningsong
Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-116 Discovery Mission Thread
Replies: 192
Views: 10547

RE: Official STS-116 Discovery Mission Thread

Live on HDNET right now

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by mymorningsong
Fri Nov 24, 2006 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dec 2006 Popular Mechanics Article On A380
Replies: 5
Views: 4512

Dec 2006 Popular Mechanics Article On A380

<a href="http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/air_space/4201627.html" target=_blank>http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/air_space/4201627.html</a> Did a search and didn't see this posted. Titled "Jumbo Trouble", it definitely takes a negative tone. Clicking on the Choppy Conditions side secti...

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by mymorningsong
Tue Nov 14, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Announces Major Expanding/improvement
Replies: 77
Views: 16058

RE: KLM Announces Major Expanding/improvement

Just announced.... <a href="http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061113/sfm101.html?.v=61" target=_blank>http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061113/sfm101.html?.v=61</a> - KLM Exercises Model Substitution Rights on 777s SEATTLE, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NY<acronym title="DAS Air Limited ...

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by mymorningsong
Fri Oct 27, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing Let The 777 Die?
Replies: 46
Views: 18323

RE: Will Boeing Let The 777 Die?

<i><a href="/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/2813704/" target=_blank>777-400 Viability?</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=MotorHussy" class=quote target=_blank>MotorHussy</a> Jun 8 2006 in Civil Aviation)</font>?searchid=2813704&s=777-400#ID2813704 Good thre...

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by mymorningsong
Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Delay Of The A350 To Late 2013 Or 2014
Replies: 133
Views: 15814

RE: Rumored Delay Of The A350 To Late 2013 Or 2014

Does this basically imply that the XWB will have to be a largely composite frame? What use is it to wait for better engines to make a better plane when the 787 will also be able to take advantage of those engines. I just don't see what technological advances they can make besides engines and materia...

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by mymorningsong
Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Its Official - Another A380 Delay
Replies: 187
Views: 20961

RE: Its Official - Another A380 Delay

From http://www.igg.fr/ which is the site that details A380 shipments to Toulouse. Been a while since they've had a shipment.

Prochain convoi : non connu = Next convoy: not known

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by mymorningsong
Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777-200LR Why So Long To Take To Skys?
Replies: 57
Views: 13391

RE: 777-200LR Why So Long To Take To Skys?

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by mymorningsong
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN: Why No 738, IFE, And More Markets?
Replies: 43
Views: 6577

RE: WN: Why No 738, IFE, And More Markets?

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by mymorningsong
Sat Aug 26, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA To Order 35 787's Next Week!
Replies: 136
Views: 23506

Rumor: UA To Order 35 787's Next Week!

Nice! Congrats to Boeing and United if true.

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by mymorningsong
Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting Luggage Off An A380
Replies: 19
Views: 8558

Getting Luggage Off An A380

Let me start by saying I don't want to initiate an A vs B discussion. I'm a Boeing fan myself, but the A380 is a phenomenal accomplishment. With all the discussions about widening runways and changing gate configurations for the A380's arrival, I haven't heard much about what impact the amount of lu...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest- Best Arpt. If Leaving Frisco
Replies: 45
Views: 3223

RE: Southwest- Best Arpt. If Leaving Frisco

OAK.

Bart to Coliseum. Be sure to have two dollar bills handy for AirBart (10 minute ride to airport).

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by mymorningsong
Sun Jul 30, 2006 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Collision On LAX Rwy 25R Wed 7/26
Replies: 22
Views: 8219

RE: Near Collision On LAX Rwy 25R Wed 7/26

Wow did we get lucky. Being a frequent <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> traveler and having taken off on an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight using the same runway less than an hour before this happened, I'd like to ...

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by mymorningsong
Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Radar Down
Replies: 82
Views: 12911

RE: LAX Radar Down

Errant tee shot at TPC Westchester

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by mymorningsong
Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier LAX-SFO Any Updates?
Replies: 96
Views: 7157

RE: Frontier LAX-SFO Any Updates?

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by mymorningsong
Sun Jul 02, 2006 4:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Official STS-121 Discovery Thread
Replies: 170
Views: 8736

RE: Official STS-121 Discovery Thread

Scrubbed until tomorrow

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