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by theweave33
Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At DCA Tonight (2/18/14)?
Replies: 3
Views: 3210

What's Going On At DCA Tonight (2/18/14)?

Anybody know what's going at at <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> tonight? Just ran past there at sunset and several non-airport emergency vehicles were congregated near south end buildings. I counted 5 helicopters heading west shortly af...

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by theweave33
Wed May 01, 2013 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram
Replies: 288
Views: 93292

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram

On second look it appears the landing gear is coming down in the last seconds before ground impact. Even if they thought they could put it down in the field, landing gear is contraindicated in ground ditching; am I correct? Well on third and fourth looks...I don't know. Its very tough to tell if it ...

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by theweave33
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram
Replies: 288
Views: 93292

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram

Yeah landing gear down made me think they didn't even have a chance to put it up.

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by theweave33
Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet Boarding Music?
Replies: 16
Views: 2989

RE: ExpressJet Boarding Music?

I once flew a United 767 <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> and the boarding music was some new a...

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by theweave33
Fri Jan 19, 2007 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair 5191 Last Seconds Of CVR Transcript
Replies: 53
Views: 27431

RE: Comair 5191 Last Seconds Of CVR Transcript

Here's a link with the report on survival factors... <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/multimedia/kentucky/0117ntsbrelease/361096.pdf" target=_blank>http://www.kentucky.com/multimedia/kentucky/0117ntsbrelease/361096.pdf</a> There's a diagrahm of where they found the survivors and I had a question abo...

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by theweave33
Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ethics And Taking Stuff From Airplanes
Replies: 77
Views: 9661

RE: Ethics And Taking Stuff From Airplanes

I once took the upper-seat cover from a United Express flight. I've got a bunch now from different airlines. Is that wrong? It's tough to get them off without anyone noticing since the velcro is to strong and loud. I had to open my velcro bag at the same time to get it off. Most airlines either don'...

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by theweave33
Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR: Spotters Take Off If You Try To See The A380
Replies: 9
Views: 5791

RE: YVR: Spotters Take Off If You Try To See The A380

About time. Goodness sake. It's visited dozens of airports around the world wouldn't you think it'd stop on this side of the world? It's been over a year and a half and its now coming to northamerica. As a northamerican, I'm not very happy about that.

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by theweave33
Tue Nov 14, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Passenger Of Today
Replies: 74
Views: 8360

RE: The Passenger Of Today

Yet this can be found in many professions. I for one see this all the time in the restaurant business where people think the server can control everything that happens to them and some do get verbally abusive and loud so I wouldn't say this is isolated to just a few professions. Many have to deal wi...

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by theweave33
Sun Nov 12, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Aircraft Noises
Replies: 20
Views: 6602

RE: Strange Aircraft Noises

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by theweave33
Sat Nov 11, 2006 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM-Pan Am At Tenerife?Questions?
Replies: 13
Views: 10971

RE: KLM-Pan Am At Tenerife?Questions?

There was a episode on "Seconds from Disaster" from the National Geographic Channel that focused on the miscommunication that produced the shrill noise in the KLM cockpit. According to the episode, this was the final event (other then the incorrect actions taken by the KLM pilot) that could have pre...

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by theweave33
Sat Nov 11, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Public Hearing In Comair Crash
Replies: 11
Views: 4334

No Public Hearing In Comair Crash

The NTSB will not hold a public hearing on the comair accident. This comes weeks after they said they might release the CVR transcripts which have not been released and are now due to be released in January. <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/news/special_packages/crash/15976287.htm" targ...

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by theweave33
Thu Nov 09, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran Ramp Agents
Replies: 48
Views: 7306

RE: Airtran Ramp Agents

For a college airline fan like me is the ramp job a great experience? The freezing temptures to the radiating heat off the tarmac, does the love of aircraft really make the job worth it or am I better off keeping my better paying restaurant job? Since I'm not pursuing a career in aviation this is co...

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by theweave33
Thu Nov 09, 2006 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Begins Use Of 777 Moving Line Assembly
Replies: 45
Views: 13700

RE: Boeing Begins Use Of 777 Moving Line Assembly

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by theweave33
Sun Nov 05, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Crash Update
Replies: 65
Views: 17220

RE: GOL Crash Update

I'm pretty sure those are from the series "Lost" on ABC.

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by theweave33
Sun Oct 29, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest Plane In The World At RDU-now?
Replies: 32
Views: 17231

RE: Biggest Plane In The World At RDU-now?

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by theweave33
Mon Oct 23, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Denver's Runway So Long?
Replies: 98
Views: 29739

RE: Why Is Denver's Runway So Long?

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by theweave33
Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long-Haul Narrowbodies
Replies: 13
Views: 2862

Long-Haul Narrowbodies

Why hasn't Airbus or Boeing developed a long-haul narrowbody to assist airlines in developing routes that either can only be scheduled non-daily or arn't feasible at all with current fleet options?

I know Boeing has the optional 739 with extra fuel tanks but what about a refitted 757 or A321?

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by theweave33
Tue Oct 10, 2006 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Goes Into 20,000ft Dive After False Alarm
Replies: 39
Views: 14259

RE: Jet Goes Into 20,000ft Dive After False Alarm

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by theweave33
Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Crash Part 6
Replies: 99
Views: 18086

RE: GOL Crash Part 6

How much NTSB investigation is going to be done?

Are Brazilian investigations thorough and valid substitutes for what we are used to here in America and other nations?

(This is not an attack on Brazil  no  )

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by theweave33
Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Do You Start A Commercial Plane?
Replies: 72
Views: 18828

RE: How Do You Start A Commercial Plane?

Forgive the guy for asking a question about an airliner!

Duh!

www.airliners.net  Wink

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by theweave33
Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Football Charters Week 6
Replies: 32
Views: 6003

RE: College Football Charters Week 6

So does that mean that charter flights have priority over passenger flights?

And does this happen where the airline will take equipment off a route to use it for plan B for a charter?

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by theweave33
Sun Oct 08, 2006 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Football Charters Week 6
Replies: 32
Views: 6003

RE: College Football Charters Week 6

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by theweave33
Sun Oct 08, 2006 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: College Football Charters Week 6
Replies: 32
Views: 6003

RE: College Football Charters Week 6

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by theweave33
Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB! Part 5
Replies: 99
Views: 18688

RE: PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB! Part 5

I've noticed a lot of blame on the American pilots when really no investigating has been accomplished. My question in response to those quick to blame the American pilots is why didn't the pilots of the 738 take avoidance action? Or, as has already been mentioned, why the ATC didn't contact the 738 ...

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by theweave33
Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD
Replies: 20
Views: 8480

RE: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD

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by theweave33
Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD
Replies: 20
Views: 8480

RE: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD

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by theweave33
Tue Sep 19, 2006 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD
Replies: 20
Views: 8480

RE: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD

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by theweave33
Tue Sep 19, 2006 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD
Replies: 20
Views: 8480

AA DFW-ORD Vs. UA DEN-ORD

I've noticed that <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has only 11 flights between <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Ha...

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by theweave33
Sat Sep 16, 2006 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL New Runway A380 Ready?
Replies: 31
Views: 5406

RE: STL New Runway A380 Ready?

Would be really nice but highly unlikely. Though crazy things do happen!

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by theweave33
Sat Sep 09, 2006 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Reprimands Passengers For Cell Phones
Replies: 116
Views: 15852

RE: Pilot Reprimands Passengers For Cell Phones

I do follow the directions the flight crew gives me I never said I didn't! The point I'm making is that cell phones will be accidently left on during flight and if they pose a safety threat that many of you are claiming, then the FAA should remove them from flight completeley or install the equipmen...

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by theweave33
Fri Sep 08, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Reprimands Passengers For Cell Phones
Replies: 116
Views: 15852

RE: Pilot Reprimands Passengers For Cell Phones

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by theweave33
Fri Sep 08, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Add Capacity On ORD-FRA
Replies: 11
Views: 7265

RE: UA To Add Capacity On ORD-FRA

Darn, I flew the 777 in March to FRA. Never been on a 744 though and would have loved the chance! That flight was packed and full of energy. Felt like a show not a flight!

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by theweave33
Fri Jun 09, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ 200 "A Miserable Airplane"
Replies: 150
Views: 38432

RE: CRJ 200 "A Miserable Airplane"

I'm forced to fly them 3-4 times a year since my route on any airlines requires a CRJ-200. <acronym title="Syracuse - Hancock International (SYR / KSYR), USA - New York">SYR</acronym>-(<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="Minneap...

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by theweave33
Fri May 26, 2006 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Search Resumes For 1950 Sunken Northwest DC-4
Replies: 4
Views: 2992

RE: Search Resumes For 1950 Sunken Northwest DC-4

Good thing. No crash should be forgotten and left at the bottom of a lake.

Hope some families of the victims can finally have ultimate closure after all these years.

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by theweave33
Thu May 25, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Russian Airliners In North America?
Replies: 27
Views: 11494

RE: Why No Russian Airliners In North America?

I've asked a few aviation-ignorant people in the last few hours what the first thing that came to their mind when I said Russian Aircraft. Most wouldn't trust them at all. Though I myself would feel completley safe in them if they were owned by most carriers I'm familiar with. Around Christmas time ...

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by theweave33
Thu May 25, 2006 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good Old Times....
Replies: 19
Views: 3206

RE: Good Old Times....

I wish I could even have heard or seen most of those. Though I have heard the DC-9 (though i don't recommend hearing it's t/o thrust 100yds away with a 100X50 ft aluminum wall behind you, I'll never forget that) and seen the DC-8. For many of the classics, I guess flightlevel350.com will have to suf...

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by theweave33
Thu May 25, 2006 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good Old Times....
Replies: 19
Views: 3206

RE: Good Old Times....

Being young and not travelling very often I missed my chance on the classics like the 727, DC-10, L-1011, 732, 707, and still waiting for my ride on a 747. The good old times I never got to enjoy. It's sad to see those birds dwindle but atleast I'll be one of the first to ride the 748, 787, and A380...

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by theweave33
Wed May 24, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 N194AT Is On The Move!
Replies: 52
Views: 12146

RE: L-1011 N194AT Is On The Move!

I've noticed ATA L-1011s on flightaware.com doing trans-atlantics to Dallas. Just curious but these can't be passenger flights right?

Though it is sad to see yet another go for spares. At least it's honorable.

Never got to ride one of those birds nor a tri-jet for that matter.

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by theweave33
Wed May 24, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling
Replies: 169
Views: 11484

RE: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling

I'm the one making everyone nervous the whole flight. Gee people, can't a guy enjoy his hobby! How much harm can I do sitting window in the back of the plane? On a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> flight a few years back from <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International ...

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