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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 14, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Inaugural RDU-CDG
Replies: 123
Views: 21721

RE: DL Inaugural RDU-CDG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lexy" class="quote" target="_blank">lexy</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>I don't get what's so special about <acronym tit...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 14, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Restarts MUC-DEN
Replies: 28
Views: 9297

RE: LH Restarts MUC-DEN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Rumor has it <acronym title="United Airlin...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 07, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4's Turn For Severe Turbulence
Replies: 19
Views: 7376

RE: G4's Turn For Severe Turbulence

Wait. Someone would take a G4 flight over water? I think that's the scariest part of this story.

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Mar 08, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Class Overhead Bins
Replies: 51
Views: 11688

RE: Business Class Overhead Bins

It may not be as relevant, but I've also been on many aircraft where the J window bins aren't as deep as the center bins. A recent trip on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 763 as an example (granted that's still 2-2-2), most people's rollaboards (regulation size ones included) d...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product
Replies: 73
Views: 12814

RE: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FSDan" class="quote" target="_blank">FSDan</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Soon we will be at the point where I can get a...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product
Replies: 73
Views: 12814

RE: Delta Comfort+ Moving Towards True Y+ Product

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cgnnrw" class="quote" target="_blank">cgnnrw</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>"my half" of the row was empty, which allowe...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Stop Accepting Pets As Checked Baggage
Replies: 48
Views: 7735

RE: DL To Stop Accepting Pets As Checked Baggage

About 8 years ago when I worked for <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, we saw a lot of animals come in and out as cargo. There were a number of large breeders in our area, and they frequently used <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> cargo to send them out to their n...

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by VgnAtl747
Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Unveils New Logo
Replies: 40
Views: 8324

RE: DFW Unveils New Logo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rta" class="quote" target="_blank">rta</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Actually after having a quick glance of PDF, I cou...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Unveils New Premium Seat For Narrowbody Fleet
Replies: 92
Views: 21991

RE: UA Unveils New Premium Seat For Narrowbody Fleet

Streaming IFE and wifi is fantastic, until the in-seat power doesn't work. As was the case on my last <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> and <acro...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin's Abandoned 787 Dream Suites
Replies: 29
Views: 20725

RE: Virgin's Abandoned 787 Dream Suites

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tomasm" class="quote" target="_blank">tomasm</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Has anyone seen a response from Virgin ...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue May 19, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Schedules Last Heathrow 747 Operations
Replies: 41
Views: 12647

RE: Virgin Atlantic Schedules Last Heathrow 747 Operations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Richard28" class="quote" target="_blank">Richard28</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>or are they being sold / returned to l...

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by VgnAtl747
Mon May 18, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eventual A320 Replacement To Be "cigar-shaped"?
Replies: 28
Views: 20681

RE: Eventual A320 Replacement To Be "cigar-shaped"?

Airbus, Boeing, and many other companies patent stuff all the time that they don't intend on using. I would think that a double door would become a pressurization nightmare, but I could be wrong. It's a cool concept, but I don't think we'll see anything like it actually built anytime soon. Something...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed May 13, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UA Website Public Beta Version...
Replies: 35
Views: 6693

RE: New UA Website Public Beta Version...

Ironically, the feedback widget is broken for me. Latest version of Firefox, and it won't select the "Overall Rating" so it won't submit. I like that the seatmap preview is now integrated in the results page, unlike the old model that takes you away from the results to a separate place. I love the a...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX 4882 Diverted To PHL Due To Engine Fire
Replies: 12
Views: 6662

RE: UAX 4882 Diverted To PHL Due To Engine Fire

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/richiemo" class="quote" target="_blank">richiemo</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Once again, poor reporting when it comes...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Apr 29, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAX 4882 Diverted To PHL Due To Engine Fire
Replies: 12
Views: 6662

RE: UAX 4882 Diverted To PHL Due To Engine Fire

Ahhh my good old UA4882... thankfully wasn't on it that day...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat Mar 21, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Laptops Can Fit In A Plane?
Replies: 43
Views: 11316

RE: How Many Laptops Can Fit In A Plane?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lhrnue" class="quote" target="_blank">lhrnue</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>I put some money down and bet you bought a DEL...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Is Looking At The A321LR...
Replies: 85
Views: 18827

RE: UA Is Looking At The A321LR...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>I believe the stigma that <acron...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announces Four New Routes Out Of O'Hare
Replies: 11
Views: 6555

RE: Frontier Announces Four New Routes Out Of O'Hare

Here's to hoping that little extra competition might start to help my <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - Inter...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reports 4th Qtr And Full Year Profit
Replies: 41
Views: 11514

RE: UA Reports 4th Qtr And Full Year Profit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EaglePower83" class="quote" target="_blank">EaglePower83</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>You're still a miserable mess to f...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/DL 7573 Internationally?
Replies: 29
Views: 8980

RE: UA/DL 7573 Internationally?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/29erUSA187" class="quote" target="_blank">29erUSA187</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I thought <acronym title="United Airli...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US 767-200ER Retirement Soon
Replies: 38
Views: 12230

RE: US 767-200ER Retirement Soon

I flew one on a CLT-PHL flight back in 2010... they were tired back then...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Dec 11, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN A320 Retracts Nose Gear On Tarmac
Replies: 17
Views: 15568

RE: LAN A320 Retracts Nose Gear On Tarmac

This certainly looks like maintenance, but all the discussions of gear sensors remind me of a scary moment... When I worked for <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym>, we had a CRJ that deployed the RAT when we pulled the GPU cable at the gate. A string of freak missteps... we weren't quite in s...

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by VgnAtl747
Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: UA To Cut CLE Even More
Replies: 81
Views: 14369

RE: Rumour: UA To Cut CLE Even More

Sadly, <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> may be a lot like <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> in a few years. I went to <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Gre...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Discontinuing STR
Replies: 77
Views: 17541

RE: UA Discontinuing STR

Well that made my heart skip a beat. We're flying back STR-EWR on 9/4... phew.

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Changes To Fare Based Points In 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 12793

RE: UA Changes To Fare Based Points In 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyPNS1" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyPNS1</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>True, but that already exists today, so th...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Changes To Fare Based Points In 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 12793

RE: UA Changes To Fare Based Points In 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHCVG" class="quote" target="_blank">LHCVG</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>To be fair here though, one difference with ai...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Jun 10, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Changes To Fare Based Points In 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 12793

RE: UA Changes To Fare Based Points In 2015

No surprise at all... all we do is copy Delta. United has solidified it's place as an industry follower, not a leader, not an innovator. Pretty sad. Time to start shopping around... I'm sure Delta or the new American would happily welcome my 50-60 segments a year business.<br><br>[Edited 2014-06-10 ...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adjusts Flight Benefits For Workers & Retirees
Replies: 102
Views: 24790

RE: AA Adjusts Flight Benefits For Workers & Retirees

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/questions" class="quote" target="_blank">questions</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Please clarify. Apologies for not havi...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye Cleveland
Replies: 34
Views: 14925

RE: Goodbye Cleveland

Finally made it to CLE twice last year... nice airport with even nicer people.

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UA Website - Latest Update?
Replies: 16
Views: 5401

RE: New UA Website - Latest Update?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airliner371" class="quote" target="_blank">airliner371</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>This is what was in a United prese...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BTV Burlington Airport, Potential New Routes?
Replies: 46
Views: 6350

RE: BTV Burlington Airport, Potential New Routes?

I made my first trip to <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym> last year (actually on a mileage run). I normally love small airports, but <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym> felt run down. Boarding my <a...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Emp Reissues $200k In Gift Cards To Himself
Replies: 16
Views: 8017

RE: WN Emp Reissues $200k In Gift Cards To Himself

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SSTeve" class="quote" target="_blank">SSTeve</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Quote: In September 2013, he was transferred f...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adjusts Flight Benefits For Workers & Retirees
Replies: 102
Views: 24790

RE: AA Adjusts Flight Benefits For Workers & Retirees

Seems fair to me; and similar to the way the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> system was when I worked for them. 24 buddy passes is insane, especially for retirees. Both of my girlfriend's parents are retired from American, and even they agree. I agree with retirees getting flight...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu May 22, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Aren't US Airlines Going After UA?
Replies: 71
Views: 17998

RE: Why Aren't US Airlines Going After UA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Jetblue1965" class="quote" target="_blank">Jetblue1965</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Boston - General E...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Website Design
Replies: 25
Views: 9155

RE: UA New Website Design

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDH3E" class="quote" target="_blank">RDH3E</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>It shouldn't be hard to reformat the look and ...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA A319's/A320's Without Overhead TV, Audio
Replies: 23
Views: 4917

RE: UA A319's/A320's Without Overhead TV, Audio

I flew one of the 320's with the new slim seats on <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> about a month back. Firstly, I was surprised it was an Air...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Website Design
Replies: 25
Views: 9155

RE: UA New Website Design

Nothing new here, they actually included it in the new Wifi commercial (look closely at the tablet connecting to inflight wifi).

A real announcement would be when we get to see it. Still waiting for other apps than just iOS to get the new look too.

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dear 'Daddy' In Seat 16C
Replies: 19
Views: 20270

RE: Dear 'Daddy' In Seat 16C

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/akelley728" class="quote" target="_blank">akelley728</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>What are your thoughts?</i></fo...

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by VgnAtl747
Fri Jan 03, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employees Vote In Favor Of New Tail
Replies: 129
Views: 33448

RE: AA Employees Vote In Favor Of New Tail

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LZ129" class="quote" target="_blank">LZ129</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>I have to say I'm not surprised at all. The choi...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CNBC: UA's Smisek One Of Worst CEO's In America
Replies: 80
Views: 30429

RE: CNBC: UA's Smisek One Of Worst CEO's In America

As a loyal (still) <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> elite (well, former <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> elite turned <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> elite by proxy), I feel like there's many worse CEOs out there. Things are <acronym tit...

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by VgnAtl747
Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL 767 Engine Problems?
Replies: 10
Views: 7787

RE: DL 767 Engine Problems?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bohica" class="quote" target="_blank">bohica</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> Thread title very misleading. Makes it sound ...

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by VgnAtl747
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Outsources ALB, CVG, GRR, MDT, ROC, & TUS
Replies: 204
Views: 20464

RE: United Outsources ALB, CVG, GRR, MDT, ROC, & TUS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UALFAson" class="quote" target="_blank">UALFAson</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>When they retired the 737s pre-merger, was...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Quits Plane Seats Manufacturing
Replies: 12
Views: 9634

RE: VS Quits Plane Seats Manufacturing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/anstar" class="quote" target="_blank">anstar</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>So keep your sarcastic comments to yourself.</...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express CRJ's Still In Grey Colors?!
Replies: 33
Views: 8815

RE: United Express CRJ's Still In Grey Colors?!

Just for reference, every <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> CR7 that I've flown between <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> and <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL)...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 18, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Dash 8 Lands Gear Up At EWR
Replies: 42
Views: 22669

RE: Piedmont Dash 8 Lands Gear Up At EWR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TVNWZ" class="quote" target="_blank">TVNWZ</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>Aparently the landing gear issues with this ty...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 11, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Channel 9 Question
Replies: 45
Views: 10110

RE: UA Channel 9 Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy767" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy767</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>And yet, 18 channels of <acronym title="...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 11, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Channel 9 Question
Replies: 45
Views: 10110

RE: UA Channel 9 Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriendlySkies" class="quote" target="_blank">FriendlySkies</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Besides the potential loss of Ch...

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by VgnAtl747
Sat May 11, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA To Issue AD Over 777 IFE Wiring Fire Risk
Replies: 29
Views: 13014

RE: FAA To Issue AD Over 777 IFE Wiring Fire Risk

Wasn't an IFE overheat due to the system running constantly while on the ground the root cause of the fire that bought down Swiss 111 (I think it was 111)? I guess I'd be a little surprised to find that given the causes and investigation of that crash, modern IFE systems weren't controlled by a brea...

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by VgnAtl747
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didnt AA Invest In The E190?
Replies: 25
Views: 9169

RE: Why Didnt AA Invest In The E190?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>190 is a nice aircraft for them. The shutt...

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by VgnAtl747
Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didnt AA Invest In The E190?
Replies: 25
Views: 9169

RE: Why Didnt AA Invest In The E190?

This post brings up an interesting question. Anyone know how profitable the 190's are for US? They fly (obviously as mainline) on some pretty short segments which seems a bit heavy to me for mainline pilots. I've been on 190's <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - Nor...

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