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by zchannel
Sun May 26, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contentious union organizing and related matters were a part of Northwest; now Delta is experiencing this issue.
Replies: 39
Views: 4988

Re: Contentious union organizing and related matters were a part of Northwest; now Delta is experiencing this issue.

Interesting this came up. Didn’t see this posted anywhere, so I’ll link to it: https://thehustle.co/Delta-airlines-anti-union-video-games/ Disclaimer: I am not in the industry let alone associated with a Delta, but to suggest the worker’s potential union dues would be better spent playing video game...

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by zchannel
Thu May 23, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 20141

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

My family were visiting my maternal grandparents in Indiana around the time this accident occurred. We made a connection at ORD going back to Los Angeles. I was just a child at the time, but my mother always told my sister and I how my father's uncle went berserk calling everyone he could because he...

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by zchannel
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 61277

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Hawaii is about as "Southwest" as you can get!

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by zchannel
Fri Jul 08, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Van Nuys Airport - Commercial Service
Replies: 6
Views: 1244

Van Nuys Airport - Commercial Service

There is a Facebook group that celebrates the history of the San Fernando Valley in the greater LA area. One recent post in particular discussed Van Nuys airport (VNY) and the opening of Sherman Way underpass in 1953. Within this post is photograph of an American Airliners prop liner sitting atop of...

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by zchannel
Fri Feb 05, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Safe Is The Boeing 787?
Replies: 57
Views: 40081

RE: How Safe Is The Boeing 787?

I was lucky enough to fly on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s 787 twice within the last three weeks as they were repositioned between <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> & <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - Internati...

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by zchannel
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NextGen Air Transportation System
Replies: 2
Views: 765

NextGen Air Transportation System

Just saw this in my Facebook feed: "Communities in San Francisco, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix and now Los Angeles are having major noise issues with the implementation of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) that guides in jetliners using satellites instead of air traffic controllers....

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by zchannel
Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN, AA Clip Wings At LGA
Replies: 28
Views: 11273

RE: WN, AA Clip Wings At LGA

Sort of an off the wall question here, but when you have an incident lke this with two aircraft coming into contact with one another on the tarmac...does it play out similiarly to a traffic accident as far as liability determination? Do the pilots jump out of their respective planes and exchange ins...

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by zchannel
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Stolen Items From Checked Luggage
Replies: 10
Views: 3145

RE: Stolen Items From Checked Luggage

You should try your homeowner's insurance. They would probably cover the stolen computer...

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by zchannel
Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321T
Replies: 43
Views: 13811

RE: AA A321T

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/laxjaydub" class="quote" target="_blank">laxjaydub</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I flew a few weeks ago (one way in <acro...

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by zchannel
Mon May 12, 2014 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes Circling Around Southern California.
Replies: 8
Views: 10805

RE: Planes Circling Around Southern California.

Was driving up to the SFV from Long Beach along the 405 today and the planes were departing over the city versus taking off over the ocean. Anyone know how common it is for the departures to route inland versus over the ocean? I fly out of <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), US...

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by zchannel
Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter Operations In LAX Circa 1993
Replies: 5
Views: 2007

Charter Operations In LAX Circa 1993

Wondering if anyone had any insight into charter operations in <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> during the early ninties. Specifically, I flew non-stop from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acron...

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by zchannel
Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future AA A319 Markets?
Replies: 46
Views: 10263

RE: Future AA A319 Markets?

Perhaps AA will resume an old route and send the A319 to BUR...

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by zchannel
Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Aviation And Secession
Replies: 13
Views: 1994

US Aviation And Secession

With all of the recent rumblings of individual states moving to secede from the union (most notably Texas), what would happen to US aviation in the unlikely event one or more states go through with it? At this point, this is a hypothetical scenario, but, using Texas as an example, every flight into ...

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by zchannel
Fri May 25, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Did You Get To Fly On That?
Replies: 35
Views: 8016

Did You Get To Fly On That?

Hello all - While I can say that I am lucky to have flown on some aircraft that no longer grace the skies, I lament over the types that I was not able to ever fly on and experience. For some of these types, the window of opportunity to do so has either closed or is closing fast. Being born in the mi...

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by zchannel
Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ABC's 20/20: Chaos In The Skies, April 13th
Replies: 56
Views: 16516

ABC's 20/20: Chaos In The Skies, April 13th

Am I the only one that thinks the gal in the Delta Airlines Safety video is absolutely gorgeous?

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by zchannel
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Jet Wash
Replies: 10
Views: 10185

RE: A380 Jet Wash

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaptainKramer" class="quote" target="_blank">CaptainKramer</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Hi ZChannel, I have seen 4 engi...

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by zchannel
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Jet Wash
Replies: 10
Views: 10185

RE: A380 Jet Wash

Babybus, Forgive me if I am applying terms incorrectly. What I meant by "jetwash" was that the she did leave a brown smoke trail, comparable to (but nowhere near as bad) as first generation jet planes. I get what you are saying that all planes leave some sort of trail. I suppose in my naivete I was ...

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by zchannel
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Jet Wash
Replies: 10
Views: 10185

A380 Jet Wash

Hello, all - Made an observation about the A380. Was at Dockweiler State Beach on 4/8 with the fam (Dockweiler Beach directly under <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>'s take off path for those of you not familiar with it. A great place to spot a...

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by zchannel
Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice Regarding Car Lease Payoffs
Replies: 1
Views: 2396

Advice Regarding Car Lease Payoffs

Greetings - Had a question, so I come before you all. I had a Honda Civic on which the lease was about to expire. I was working with the bank to purchase the vehicle but then decided I would treat myself a newer vehicle at the last minute (didn't sign anything). I went to the local dealership, found...

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by zchannel
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Children Flying Alone Only Seated Near Women?
Replies: 37
Views: 3987

RE: Children Flying Alone Only Seated Near Women?

I remember a flight I took on <acronym title="Horizon Air (USA)">QX</acronym> from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Reno / Tahoe - International (Cannon) (RNO / KRNO), USA - Nevada">RNO</acronym> a couple years back. There w...

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Next LAX Meet?
Replies: 294
Views: 5050

RE: Next LAX Meet?

I will be there provided I am town...

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?
Replies: 61
Views: 5669

RE: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?
Replies: 61
Views: 5669

RE: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 21, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?
Replies: 61
Views: 5669

RE: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?
Replies: 61
Views: 5669

RE: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?
Replies: 61
Views: 5669

At What Point Is Age Difference A Problem?

Question for the masses. Has anyone here fallen for someone considerably younger? I am in my early thirties and I have feelings for a girl in her early twenties. The age difference itself would not be problematic (as opposed to if she were in her early thirties and I my forties) but at this point in...

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by zchannel
Sat Aug 18, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Earthquakes Hit Peru
Replies: 13
Views: 1744

RE: 2 Earthquakes Hit Peru

Does anyone know of who I could get with to go and volunteer with the relief efforts? I have a significant amount of down time and would be willing to go and help. Instead of monetary considerations, I would rather donate my time. I tried Red Cross, but I couldn't find anything that suggested they w...

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by zchannel
Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Football 2007: How's Your Team Look?
Replies: 57
Views: 3369

RE: College Football 2007: How's Your Team Look?

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by zchannel
Tue Aug 14, 2007 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fueling Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1736

Fueling Question

Got a question. When a flight originates in one city and flies to another prior to a long haul do they fuel the plane for the entire flight at the originating airport or do they add fuel to the plane at the flight's intermediate stop? Since I am not in the know, I will use an <acronym title="America...

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by zchannel
Tue Feb 13, 2007 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Pre-1990 Video Game?
Replies: 42
Views: 6071

RE: What Is Your Favorite Pre-1990 Video Game?

Cyberball - The greatest game EVER!

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by zchannel
Tue Feb 13, 2007 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Early Morning Flights From BUR
Replies: 3
Views: 2151

Early Morning Flights From BUR

I begin work at 6AM. To keep in shape, I go jogging before my shift. I have witnessed several turboprop flights that depart between 4AM and 4:30AM. Anyone here know what these flights are about?

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by zchannel
Wed Oct 25, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Stupidest Person You Have Ever Met.
Replies: 105
Views: 7190

RE: The Stupidest Person You Have Ever Met.

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by zchannel
Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Didnt UA Order The A330?
Replies: 50
Views: 9298

RE: Why Didnt UA Order The A330?

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by zchannel
Sat Sep 30, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Defense Of The A-380
Replies: 24
Views: 6522

RE: In Defense Of The A-380

Being American and pretty much pro-Boeing, I was an airplane lover first and I would be very dissapointed if something happened that prevented that big girl from gracing our skies...

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by zchannel
Fri Sep 08, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atention: Runners
Replies: 7
Views: 992

RE: Atention: Runners

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by zchannel
Fri Sep 08, 2006 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atention: Runners
Replies: 7
Views: 992

Atention: Runners

I have a question for those of you that are regular runners. Is there a rule of thumb as to how much water should be consumed on a distance covered basis? For example, I went on a 7 1/2 mile jog last night. I took a 16 oz bottle of water and finished it about 3/4 through the run. Does a run of that ...

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by zchannel
Fri Sep 08, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: N.O Saints: 65,000 Season Tickets Sold!
Replies: 16
Views: 1789

RE: N.O Saints: 65,000 Season Tickets Sold!

Being a non-New Orleans resident Saints fan since 1987, I am very pleased the Saints have had a hand in New Orleans' healing process. Reggie Bush has done great things for the city, both literally and figuratively... I must say I am excited for the upcoming season. We have a new <acronym title="Air ...

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by zchannel
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Disasters And The Subconscious
Replies: 10
Views: 4776

RE: Air Disasters And The Subconscious

I have this reoccurring dream every so often where I witness an airliner fall out of the sky. Never understood where that came from. I like flying and flew weekly for almost two years without a problem nor have I witnessed any kind of accident. Weird...

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by zchannel
Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Star Wars Hyperspace Scenes
Replies: 8
Views: 3041

Star Wars Hyperspace Scenes

Were there any other Star Wars fans out there bothered by the fact that there was not one hyperspace jump scene (the scenes where the stars are stationary but streak past the screen as the ship enters hyperspace) in the new Trilogy?

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by zchannel
Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Considered, But Never Ordered
Replies: 76
Views: 8293

RE: Airliners Considered, But Never Ordered

Pretty sure Delta was in the market for the A340 in the early Nineties...

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by zchannel
Wed Jun 21, 2006 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Vs. World Cup
Replies: 44
Views: 2639

RE: NFL Vs. World Cup

There is plenty of room in my world for both NFL and Soccer...

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by zchannel
Wed May 31, 2006 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sliding Glass Doors
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

RE: Sliding Glass Doors

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by zchannel
Wed May 31, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sliding Glass Doors
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Sliding Glass Doors

Does anyone have any experiences with how sliding glass doors hold up during moderate to severe quakes? Thanks for the responses...

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by zchannel
Sat May 20, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dating Advice Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 3093

RE: Dating Advice Needed

Treat the sluts like queens and the queens like sluts...

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by zchannel
Wed May 17, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Green Tea
Replies: 0
Views: 1269

Green Tea

Does Green Tea have caffeine? I would like to make it a habit of drinking it before I go to be every night, but not if it may screw with my ability to fall asleep...

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by zchannel
Fri May 05, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tattoos
Replies: 11
Views: 1179

Tattoos

Any of you have any aviation-related tattoos? Planes, airline logos, etc.?

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by zchannel
Wed May 03, 2006 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bar Right By Princess Julianna
Replies: 12
Views: 1611

Bar Right By Princess Julianna

Anyone know the name of the bar by Princess Julianna? The one where they list the flight numbers of all the daily flights into the airport? I believe I have seen a website for that bar as well. Thanks for the responses...

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by zchannel
Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Godzilla Fans Out There?
Replies: 5
Views: 2953

RE: Any Godzilla Fans Out There?

I am more of a Gammera man myself...

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by zchannel
Thu Apr 20, 2006 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where To Go In "The US"..
Replies: 112
Views: 6576

RE: Where To Go In "The US"..

Jump on a plane and fly into BUR. From there, head directly to beautiful Panorama City. No trip to the states is complete without a stop in panoramic Panorama City...

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by zchannel
Thu Apr 20, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fifa Rankings - USA 4th!?!?
Replies: 65
Views: 2739

RE: New Fifa Rankings - USA 4th!?!?

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