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by 1337Delta764
Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

Also, in Y, the A330-200/300 fleet has the same model of seat as the 764ER, Collins Aerospace Pinnacle (they were modded later than the 763ER fleet in Y), but with the 763ER IFE system (Panasonic Fusion). The 764ER fleet has the new Delta in-house IFE system.

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by 1337Delta764
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

I fully expect to see the 787 in DL's fleet but that realistic window of time is when it comes time for the final replacement of the 763, 764, and impending PMNW A332/A333. Very plausible to see 787s with a delivery timeframe starting "end of decade" in the 2028 timeframe to start replaci...

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Sep 19, 2022 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

There are vendor delays in getting those 33 used 739s retrofitted to Delta standard. 21 of the 33 (Lion/Thai Lion) were configured at 215 seats, with the aft Emer Exit active + extra FA jumpseat. There are 90+ mods to do in just the flight deck for standardization. However the capacity is needed fo...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Sep 13, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dies at 87
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dies at 87

https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/chicago-jazz-legend-ramsey-lewis-dies-at-age-87/ Yesterday, jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis died at 87 years old. He was known for some of his smooth jazz hits. He also had two radio shows - a Sunday night show focusing more on traditional jazz, and a weekday morning s...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Sep 13, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports you have flown through exactly once
Replies: 47
Views: 3598

Re: Airports you have flown through exactly once

Add SEA to my list. This past May I was routed through SEA on DL due to a missed layover in ATL.

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by 1337Delta764
Sat Aug 27, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

As for Weiser, they are mainly a Canadian brand now, with Kwikset mainly being maketed in the United States and Weiser in Canada.

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by 1337Delta764
Thu Aug 25, 2022 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

I flew on 5647 / N547US (75H) today, and was in Comfort+. I can't remember the last time I flew on a PMNW 757 where I wasn't in F. So remind me again whats the story with the PTVs on these aircraft? This aircraft has the old-school "game-boy" like screens from circa 2005 (with the credit ...

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by 1337Delta764
Wed Aug 17, 2022 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

I hope the OP appreciates that bragging about the most boring of electronic equipment, and their heritage, leaves absolutely nobody impressed. Or interested at all, for that matter. I do wonder what goes on in the mind of someone who gives a toss about how many thingamabobs they’ve got lying about ...

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by 1337Delta764
Wed Aug 17, 2022 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

Wrong. Most people aren't fascinated with this "stuff" like you are. They are out on their own trying to buy a house and raise a family. They don't have the disposable income that someone of adult age has living with mommy and daddy. Are they your smart devices or your parents? If you mak...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 16, 2022 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

I have fitted my home with some smart switches, fan controls, and dimmers. I also have some routines to give the place that lived-in look when away. My health is failing and I have some days where being able to turn on this or that by voice or a button while bedridden is wonderful. I agree. Anyone ...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

I have fitted my home with some smart switches, fan controls, and dimmers. I also have some routines to give the place that lived-in look when away. My health is failing and I have some days where being able to turn on this or that by voice or a button while bedridden is wonderful. I agree. Anyone ...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

As for anyone who claims they own zero IoT devices, I don't think they are being sincere. They have to own at least one. Odds that anyone doesn't own at least one IoT device is very slim unless they live in a third world country.

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Re: Your full list of smart devices

How are we defining a "smart" device? I', not sure I own anything that I would count. Internet-connected, capable of bejng controlled through other software or "apps" on other devices [like phone or PC], would be my definition for such term This seems like an accurate descriptio...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 16, 2022 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your full list of smart devices
Replies: 35
Views: 1895

Your full list of smart devices

I would like to know, what are your full list of smart devices in your home? Here are mine: ⋅ Smart bulbs - Sengled Wi-Fi Color Smart Bulbs (4x) and Sengled Zigbee BR30 Color Smart Bulb ⋅ Smart plug - Kasa Smart Plug ⋅ Smart thermostats - Honeywell RTH9585WF1004 Color S...

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Aug 15, 2022 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

The Schlage we bought is the same style as our existing handleset (Camelot in Aged Bronze). Is Bronze the new Pink? Our existing handleset is bronze, so got them to match. Does anyone offer them in rose gold? I know Kohler offers rose gold faucets, but it would look out of place in our house (we ha...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

We put the smart lock in last Friday. We didn't have our house keys when the garage door opener got knocked out. The garage door opener has a keypad on the side of the garage door, but it can't operate if the garage door opener itself doesn't have any electricity. Smart door locks can operate even ...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

Until now, we usually entered through our garage, which also has a keyless entry keypad. When a severe storm knocked out the GFCI for the garage door opener one evening leaving us locked out, this was a driving force in making us buy a smart lock for our front door. Wait, what? How did a key lock g...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

Most residential smart locks are battery-powered. Our Schlage Encode does have a key backup. You just said upthread that you didn't have your keys with you. The question is, why not? Until now, we usually entered through our garage, which also has a keyless entry keypad. When a severe storm knocked...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

My car has a smart lock. I just tuck the mechanical key in my wet-suit when diving and I can open the doors when I get back! That's much smarter than these elcetronic gizmos. I do remember seeing a TV show on car towing companies. In the end it turned out that the battery was flat on his keyfob! Th...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

Smartlocks are most needed/useful in situations where there is a need to send entry codes via remote tools and a high turnover. Handing off keys to numerous disparate parties also has the risk of copying or loss and entry of an unwanted party at a later time. Individual residences, with a limited a...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

but i see they are used quite extensively in the airbnb, and motel markets recently at the beach. Smartlocks are most needed/useful in situations where there is a need to send entry codes via remote tools and a high turnover. Handing off keys to numerous disparate parties also has the risk of copyi...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

The previous owners from the house I bought left a Yale smartlock. A bit useless since the door knob is also keyed so even if the deadbolt is unlocked, the knob still prevents entry. Totally OK with it, though. Another security layer since any time the deadbolt is turned, I get a notice. We have a ...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Re: Anyone use a smart lock?

We have a keyless entry with a key back-up. Is that the same? We love it. We can change the code any time. And we do because we have a very nice family who checks on our cat when we go out of town for a week. Very simple code change directions. Not quite. Typically a smart lock has the ability to b...

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Aug 14, 2022 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone use a smart lock?
Replies: 28
Views: 2209

Anyone use a smart lock?

I was wondering, does anyone here use a smart lock? We just bought a Schlage Encode. A driving force in our decision to buy a smart lock was one day we were locked out of our house after a storm when the GFCI in the garage tripped, taking down the garage door opener (our house was built after 2008, ...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 09, 2022 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 2013
Views: 532552

Re: United Airlines Fleet Thread - 2022

Any idea why UA has chosen to put a handheld remote in the seats for the PTV in F on the Next MAX-8s? Seems like a waste of money, weight, and labor to wire that up. Not sure if something was wrong with my plane or not, but the best use case I can see for it (turning on the overhead light and FA ca...

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 428
Views: 66393

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

With the future third concourse at T3, what are the chances WestJet moves there? It would make connecting with DL easier. AC moved to T3 for the same reason to make connecting with UA easier. Are WS flights precleared?

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 02, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Seat manufacturer market share
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Re: Seat manufacturer market share

Sorry, I meant market share. Please edit my post.

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Aug 02, 2022 4:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Seat manufacturer market share
Replies: 3
Views: 1461

Seat manufacturer market share

I was wondering, what are the manufacturers of the airline seat manufacturers? In the United States, it seems like Collins Aerospace (formerly BE Aerospace) is currently the market leader, with Recaro in second place. Safran (formerly Zodiac, and before that, Weber) used to hold a large market share...

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by 1337Delta764
Thu Jul 28, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue Agrees to Buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 Billion After Frontier Deal Dies
Replies: 2278
Views: 306046

Re: JetBlue Makes Hostile Takeover Offer for Spirit

If the merger goes through, I hope B6 keeps the reclining seats and TVs, and doesn't nickel and dime customers like NK does.

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by 1337Delta764
Wed Jul 27, 2022 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 428
Views: 66393

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

One thing I noticed with T3 is that the waiting lobby is only accessible by elevator unless you park in the lot, since both escalators go down. I am often dropped off to wait for family members who arrive in T3, and the fact that I can't go up by escalator to the waiting lobby seems odd.

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Jul 26, 2022 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jeopardy! to permanently have dual hosts
Replies: 6
Views: 945

Jeopardy! to permanently have dual hosts

https://nypost.com/web-stories/mayim-bi ... -jeopardy/

Looks like both Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will share hosting duties on Jeopardy!. This is surprising, considering Ken Jennings is by far the fan favorite.
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https://nypost.com/web-stories/mayim-bi ... -jeopardy/

Looks like both Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will share hosting duties on Jeopardy!. This is surprising, considering Ken Jennings is by far the fan favorite.

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by 1337Delta764
Sun Jul 24, 2022 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated #2: DL ordered 100 737 MAX 10 + 30 options
Replies: 321
Views: 85849

Re: Updated #2: DL ordered 100 737 MAX 10 + 30 options

I wonder if DL's 737 MAX 10s will have the green running man exit signs. DL has since specified them on all their new Airbus aircraft and retrofitted their 764s with them. I know it's an option on the 787, but I don't think I have ever seen them on a Sky Interior 737.

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by 1337Delta764
Sat Jul 23, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 428
Views: 66393

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Interesting and I am shooting in the blind here but I think LAS is much bigger for WN (as far as based FA's) now than PHX. Strictly a WAG. I was asking for local FF base, such as AAdvantage, Southwest Rapid Rewards, and Delta SkyMiles. I woukd have expected Rapid Rewards would be on top or #2. WN I...

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by 1337Delta764
Sat Jul 23, 2022 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 428
Views: 66393

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

About which airline has the largest local FF base in the Phoenix area, I did a poll on another site that I am a member of concerning local matters, and according to the results, AA came on top. However, to my surprise, DL came in second place (at least so far). I understand this is not a not a scien...

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by 1337Delta764
Sat Jul 23, 2022 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated #2: DL ordered 100 737 MAX 10 + 30 options
Replies: 321
Views: 85849

Re: Updated #2: DL ordered 100 737 MAX 10 + 30 options

BTW, the new domestic F seats are made by Recaro/FactoryDesign. For years it seems like for domestic F DL has used Weber/Zodiac/Safran almost exclusively. Y has historically been split between Weber/Zodiac/Safran and BE/Collins Aerospace (mostly the latter in recent years).

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by 1337Delta764
Fri Jul 22, 2022 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

I also wonder if in Y DL will stick with Safran (formerly Weber/Zodiac) 5751 seats like what the 738s have now, Collins Aerospace Pinnacle like on the 739ERs, or Recaro like on the A350s. The Recaro Y seats as far as I know are exclusive to the A350. Even after delivery of the A350 DL continued to i...

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by 1337Delta764
Fri Jul 22, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

I asked this previously but still unanswered: Does anyone know if the 738 retrofits will get new overhead bins, either the official Boeing Sky Interior or the similar product from Safran like found on the 752 fleet? That would be a nice update to the interiors. Considering AA installed the Sky Inter...

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by 1337Delta764
Wed Jul 20, 2022 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated #2: DL ordered 100 737 MAX 10 + 30 options
Replies: 321
Views: 85849

Re: Rumor: Delta 100 737 MAX 10 Deal At Farnborough

Also, does anyone know if the current new A321neo first class seats will fit in the fuselage of the MAX 10? I've asked that a couple times in the fleet thread. There are some pretty knowledgeably people on there, and no one has replied. So I think that decision is yet to be made. While it would pro...

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by 1337Delta764
Sat Jul 16, 2022 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1392

Re: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

I just installed my Moen Genta waterfall faucet. Working pretty well. No excess splashing whatsoever. The hardest parts were removing the mounting nuts on the old Delta Lahara faucet, and trying to get the pull rod properly connected to the existing Delta drain stopper.

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by 1337Delta764
Wed Jul 13, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

I wonder though if they will get Boeing Sky Interior or the equivalent from Safran like on the 752 fleet.

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Jul 12, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1392

Re: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

I just ordered my Moen Genta in Spot Resist Brushed Nickel from Home Depot. Hopefully it turns out well. I can probably sell our existing Delta Lahara for $50-$60 on eBay/Mercari/Facebook Marketplace/Poshmark.

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Jul 11, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

No they're getting SSW on all 738. Done deal. Paid for and built into the scheduled MTC system. The subfleet with Panasonic interiors will get a major interior overhaul including the new NEO first class seat. The 738's with the newer refresh and entertainment systems remain untouched. Nice to see 3...

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Jul 11, 2022 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1392

Re: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Jul 11, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1392

Re: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

B777LRF wrote:
What’s really fascinating, is that you’re intimate with “your” pastors' plumbing arrangements.


He is a good friend of mine. I helped him install his Honeywell smart thermostats and Eufy security cameras.

However for faucets I prefer Moen over Pfister.

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Jul 11, 2022 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?
Replies: 14
Views: 1392

Waterfall faucets - Yay or nay?

I was wondering, what are your thoughts on waterfall bathroom faucets? I would eventually like to buy a Moen Genta in Brushed Nickel for my bathroom sink. My pastor just remodeled his house and installed Pfister waterfall faucets. The Moen I would like to buy is similar. I understand waterfall fauce...

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by 1337Delta764
Mon Jul 04, 2022 7:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10 Cabin 78s/80s
Replies: 28
Views: 7330

Re: United DC-10 Cabin 78s/80s

On DL's L-1011s, they had projection screens to the very end. However, I think the pulldown screens were eventually replaced with fixed screens. DL even originally had projectors on their 762s and 763s, with the 763ER fleet also having ceiling-mounted CRTs. EDIT: Looks like NW had projectors on thei...

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by 1337Delta764
Wed Jun 29, 2022 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022
Replies: 1552
Views: 342464

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2022

Also, the electrical connections on the A350 are different - they're more integrated into the seat tracks compared to the old bumpy plastic raceways used on the 777/330/767. I wonder if this is a reason why DL uses Recaro in Y on their A350 fleet, rather than Collins Aerospace Pinnacle like on most...

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Jun 28, 2022 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What shipping carriers do you mostly ship with?
Replies: 8
Views: 625

What shipping carriers do you mostly ship with?

I was wondering, when shipping your own packages, what shipping carriers do you mostly ship with? I mostly use USPS for most of my items that I sell as well as what I ship to friends and family. Occasionally I will use UPS for larger items (most recently my old Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 tablet). I rarel...

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by 1337Delta764
Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread: 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 4227

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread: 2022

I was at ATL last month. The smooth jazz is back as background music. From what I understand the airport did experiment with orchestral music for a while.

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by 1337Delta764
Tue Jun 14, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 428
Views: 66393

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Was there an AS club in T2? I know its been discussed quite a bit, now that S4 is opening, what are the plans with S1? Will all 4 S concourses continue to be WN only? Seems a bit overkill for their operation. I remember hearing WN will vacate part of one of the "C" concourses; is that sti...

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