Search found 217 matches

by beertrucker
Fri May 24, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 20193

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

The A330 fuselage, even with a much smaller/lighter wing, is a bit too big and heavy for this requirement. An "A300 Mk 2" would be at an economic disadvantage versus both NMA as currently imagined and the A321neo. Do we really know that? Or is it dependent on use? We keep being told that ...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu May 23, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 20193

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

Airbus should just bring back the A310 with a new engine creating the A310neo. I have been saying this ever since the NMA talk started. If It a NEO, then a new version of this. The 310 fits almost every single thing an airline wants in the NMA. It just would need the newest and best technology and ...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 159337

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Delta 275 returned to gate in DTW with a seat belt problem in business class. I know this for fact as I am on the plane now. And hoping to make my connection to the Manila flight or they hold the flight. I guess there is 70 people on this flight going to Manila. Right after I hit send they closed t...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 159337

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Delta 275 returned to gate in DTW with a seat belt problem in business class. I know this for fact as I am on the plane now. And hoping to make my connection to the Manila flight or they hold the flight. I guess there is 70 people on this flight going to Manila.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 159337

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

So my family and I are flying out on the 22nd from here at CMH-DTW-NRT-MNL all Delta then MNL-GES. I have not looked yet but I have not seen anything news worthy about delays on the DTW-MNL flights with the A359. Since we will only have i think an 1hour and 15 min layover in Narita. The other thing ...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171376

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

I was picking up my husband yesterday at CMH, and noticed that, now that NK has set up shop, there is little to no room at the ticket counters for another airline to set up shop. Unless one of the current tenants gives up space, where could a potential AS/VX, or TATL be able to have counter space? ...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 102262

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

I am glad they are not in Bankruptcy. From everything i read about the c-series it is a wonderful airplane to fly on from the passenger view. I hope Delta will get thiers. I think it will a great plane if given the chance. I hope they rule in favor of BBD

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171376

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

If what I been seeing in the C concourse last time i was there it seems Delta has taken over all the gates from security down. Sorry i am blanking on the gate numbers now. If they going to rent that much gate space I wish they would use those gates more. So yes i would love seeing more flights from ...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?
Replies: 113
Views: 16666

Re: what transatlantic markets could the 797/MOM open up?

Places like CMH your really only looking at AMS or LHR or CDG. I think all of those can be done now with planes avalible on the smaller size. Problem I see is not the Airplane choice for Airlines. It is getting an Airline to take a chance on it. I know people here would love a flight. As for me it w...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 786
Views: 174939

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Heartbroken to see jefferson airplane repainted :( This really is the beginning of the end for my beloved Virgin America. On a different note, the livery is slightly revised from how it looks on the 737s. Look at the stripes that lead from the tial to the fuselage. On the A320, they seem more wavy,...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 171376

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

I have not seen it in a long time but if CMH has not updated it custums area? That could be a real deal breaker for some airlines. I maybe wrong though. I has been years since i saw it last. I remember a long time ago as a ramp agent there someone had to be inside to take the bags off the belt cause...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Airbus Neo routes by WOW AIR?
Replies: 40
Views: 10328

Re: Longest Airbus Neo routes by WOW AIR?

Rememeber PAL is planning Manila to Sydney Australia too. But with an LR I think I would have to go back and look at all that i am trying to remember. That is being said it will be an 8 hour Plus flight.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 159337

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Hi all just a quick question. I am flying on the 23nd of March and returning on April 4th Narita to Manila back to Narita. I am trying to figure out which type of 763 I am supposed to be on. I know it has the mid Lavs. I am just not sure about blocked windows on this flight in the economy+ area of ...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 159337

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Hi all just a quick question. I am flying on the 23nd of March and returning on April 4th Narita to Manila back to Narita. I am trying to figure out which type of 763 I am supposed to be on. I know it has the mid Lavs. I am just not sure about blocked windows on this flight in the economy+ area of t...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 839
Views: 166899

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

Airbus already has a plane to be the NEO for that stop gap between teh A322 and the A339> Bring back with a all the new gizmos of today the A310NEO. There is that perfect size plane to do the job the 757 did and more. Sorry I have always thought this and sorry if someone else said it but I been sayi...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ 368 engine catches fire
Replies: 302
Views: 65440

Re: SQ 368 engine catches fire

I think i remember reading or hearing something from a pilot when i used to work on the ramp about a situation like this. They do not want to unload pax untill they know it is safe to unload. What i mean is fuel on the gound might be moving to the side they will exit from. Also once they open the ca...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Welcome To JFK. Our Gateway To The World" -DL
Replies: 73
Views: 15207

RE:

Pictures????????? Hard to know what you mean without seeing it.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here She Is... JetBlue's First A321 ( Video )
Replies: 48
Views: 20934

RE: Here She Is... JetBlue's First A321 ( Video )

Is it just me or does this brid have a full size L2 door? Was JetBlue planning on using the L2?

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Rains On WN's Parade At MHT
Replies: 13
Views: 9427

RE: JetBlue Rains On WN's Parade At MHT

This sounds like when AS introduced Salman 1 the original one. If I remember right Southwest just happened to have everyone of the Shamu planes show up in KSEA that day. I know there were a few pics of it.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Fri May 31, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyTeam Has No 5-Star Airlines?
Replies: 44
Views: 11616

RE: SkyTeam Has No 5-Star Airlines?

I hate when I see these kind of posts cause we all have our choices over other ones. Me Being someone who has been a Delta flyer for 20 years. Till I moved here to Orlando. Now it is who has the cheapest non-stop flight. But If I still was to fly It would be Delta. But it is hard for them to compete...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Tue May 21, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Longest, Commerical, Revenue Flight Ever....?
Replies: 52
Views: 26712

RE: The Longest, Commerical, Revenue Flight Ever....?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/twincessna340a" class="quote" target="_blank">twincessna340a</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Quoting ORDJOE (Reply 24): I...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon May 20, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Couple Sent To Dhaka Not Dakar On Turkish.
Replies: 124
Views: 23132

RE: US Couple Sent To Dhaka Not Dakar On Turkish.

Now this is too funny. And I am not talking what happened to the couple. And I bet only a few on here even get what I am about to say. Over half of these post are saying the people are idiots cause they did not check their flight number and gate. That it is all on the passenger for getting on the wr...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great NYE Airports Video From The Past.
Replies: 0
Views: 2221

Great NYE Airports Video From The Past.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=CKZoiMlYdMc

Some great old Liveries. And also some great airlines that are no longer with us. Enjoy.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: TAM To Launch GIG-MCO In October
Replies: 33
Views: 7232

RE: Rumour: TAM To Launch GIG-MCO In October

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Rafabozzolla" class="quote" target="_blank">Rafabozzolla</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Don't you mean July rush? The ki...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Jun 09, 2012 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: TAM To Launch GIG-MCO In October
Replies: 33
Views: 7232

RE: Rumour: TAM To Launch GIG-MCO In October

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Clipper136" class="quote" target="_blank">Clipper136</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table borde...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: TAM To Launch GIG-MCO In October
Replies: 33
Views: 7232

RE: Rumour: TAM To Launch GIG-MCO In October

Thanks for the warning. That means more tour groups to Disney World.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who At DL Decides Flight #s? JFK - SXM
Replies: 30
Views: 8496

RE: Who At DL Decides Flight #s? JFK - SXM

DL jused to have Flight DL559 <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - North...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN "Old School" Livery
Replies: 30
Views: 9394

RE: WN "Old School" Livery

They Blue to do me does not mean Southwest. The Brown/Tan is what I remember from when I worked on the ramp at <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>. I do love the one with the Gold flake in it. Time to bring back the brown. I am all for that....

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon May 28, 2012 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boneyard B747 Takeoff
Replies: 41
Views: 27596

RE: Boneyard B747 Takeoff

You all are forgeting this one.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmT5ZjWdAr4

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Penguins Fly DL F To New York
Replies: 32
Views: 10041

RE: Penguins Fly DL F To New York

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>The Pittsburgh Penquins of the National Hockey...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Shuttle Aircraft?
Replies: 38
Views: 12172

RE: Trump Shuttle Aircraft?

<br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Trump-Shuttle/Boeing-727-25/1654863/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Trump-Shuttle/Boeing-727-25/1654863/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/3/6/8/1654863.jp...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!
Replies: 180
Views: 33649

RE: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!

For those asking why <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> and not <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford International (Central Florida Regional) (SFB / KSFB), USA - Florida">SFB</acronym>. If you fly into <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCo...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!
Replies: 180
Views: 33649

RE: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!

Don't Forget Orlando. I know I saw somewhere they were coming to MCO when they start too.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Identify This Aircraft!
Replies: 21
Views: 10649

RE: Help Identify This Aircraft!

if you look close under the front door you can see the air stairs compartment. Yes it is random hearts staring Harrison Ford.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Tue Feb 14, 2012 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!
Replies: 180
Views: 33649

PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!

I give them a good chance. I remember flying on them before. I liked the airline. Now I remember when <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> started and I was like a new airline good luck. And where are they now? I think this has a good chance. I bet they start new destinations when the...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Big Bunny Jet - What A Sad Sight ...
Replies: 18
Views: 32000

RE: The Big Bunny Jet - What A Sad Sight ...

Wasn't it also the very first plane to light the tail up with logo lights? I thought I read that somewhere.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Bankruptcy=New Branding?
Replies: 95
Views: 18001

RE: AA Bankruptcy=New Branding?

I not saying a full change is needed but an update would be refreshing. Also remember you not getting this polish look on the 787. So something has to change a little. If you did the northwest silver you can paint everything. Just a thought.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travelling With Babies - Is There A Minimum Age?
Replies: 36
Views: 20963

RE: Travelling With Babies - Is There A Minimum Age?

I was 5 days old when my Parents brought me home after adopting me in Columbus ohio.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Various Colours.
Replies: 32
Views: 9305

RE: Delta Airlines Various Colours.

ALL md-88's wore the widget.
most not sure number but not all wore ron allen.
All wore wavy gravy
all wore current.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Closed Yesterday December 12?
Replies: 3
Views: 2110

RE: SFO Closed Yesterday December 12?

Storms at LAX yesterday.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Post-Ch11 AA Look Like? Pt.2
Replies: 63
Views: 6620

RE: What Will Post-Ch11 AA Look Like? Pt.2

May I remind you of what these same people said about United and Delta when they were in Ch. 11. They going to close this and get rid of that. Well niether one did any of what they guessed they would do. And they both came out stronger and a better airline after it was over. Here I will be an arm ch...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal Hypos Post AA Bankruptcy
Replies: 44
Views: 9875

RE: JFK Terminal Hypos Post AA Bankruptcy

I kept my mouth shut after all the bk talk fort <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. But remember allmost all the US airlines have gone through this have come out of and flights kept going as normal. Everyone on here is talkingf like <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acr...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Deal With 100 Seaters?
Replies: 14
Views: 6229

RE: What Is The Deal With 100 Seaters?

I would love to see the China dc-9 looking jet as a 100 seater filler. Would give us a nice T tail to look at again.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Rolls Out First A320 With Sharklets
Replies: 93
Views: 44752

RE: Airbus Rolls Out First A320 With Sharklets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yeelep" class="quote" target="_blank">yeelep</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i>The 737NG winglets are the same whether afte...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Rolls Out First A320 With Sharklets
Replies: 93
Views: 44752

RE: Airbus Rolls Out First A320 With Sharklets

As far as a retrofit I bet they do what Boeing did. They offer it on the new builds and the ones that were added to planes were aftermarket. If I remember right the aftermarket ones where not even from Boeing.

So who says this will not happen with Airbus.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senate Bill To Ban Bag Fees
Replies: 217
Views: 17286

RE: Senate Bill To Ban Bag Fees

OK Well I have read this and everyone brings up valid points for both sides. I want to travel back in time....... How many of you were on here back when they started charging for bag fees? I was and have been on here in total about 15 years if not more. I remember the day that the news report came o...

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB Will Introduce A New Livery In 2012
Replies: 101
Views: 34746

RE: IB Will Introduce A New Livery In 2012

OK where are our friends who come up with airline liviers. Start working on them and lets see who is closest to what it will actually turn into.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For UA/CO Is EWR A Plus/minus Vs JFK?
Replies: 100
Views: 10316

RE: For UA/CO Is EWR A Plus/minus Vs JFK?

Once Delta finishes the upgrades at JFK, People Might like flying in there a lot more too. People go towards the newest thing. It is just the way people are.

Jump to post
by beertrucker
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Operations At Albany?
Replies: 17
Views: 5936

RE: US Operations At Albany?

Delta was the big 727 user in ALB I remember back when we used to load from the ground there before they redid the termanal. and the outside deck you could go out on.

Jump to post