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by flywithjohn
Wed Jul 26, 2006 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hilarious A350 Vs 787 Video
Replies: 84
Views: 21083

RE: Hilarious A350 Vs 787 Video

" I don't care who you are thats funny right there!" larry the cable guy

I got to show this to the guys at work its funny

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by flywithjohn
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Door Open During Flight!
Replies: 38
Views: 18111

RE: Door Open During Flight!

Ive seen a few cargo doors open or not closed correctly happens every few weeks usually uneventful when it does....

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by flywithjohn
Sun Jul 09, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Loses $1.1 Billion In 1Q...how Much Longer?
Replies: 84
Views: 11172

RE: NW Loses $1.1 Billion In 1Q...how Much Longer?

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange 747 With B52 Style Engines...
Replies: 30
Views: 33040

RE: Strange 747 With B52 Style Engines...

I wonder if a 747 could take off with just two engine say the extra are dummies maybe if it lost some weight but I'm not one to speack on the 742 not expirence with that plane....Looks cool though

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW FAs Turned Down TA!
Replies: 95
Views: 9230

RE: NW FAs Turned Down TA!

It's going to be long 4 yrs at NW

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not To Start Trouble....so Be Nice! 787 Problems?
Replies: 135
Views: 14434

RE: Not To Start Trouble....so Be Nice! 787 Problems?

Well it's not uncommon for and one making somthing new to run into problems like windows xp or the new vista but it's better to find these problems now then 3 years into productions airbus and boeing both get there share but when you got fanatics of one company typically the look for reasons to bash...

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Been Hired By CO!
Replies: 52
Views: 10005

RE: I've Been Hired By CO!

Congrads! keep the attitude I bet you'll have happy customers! GOod Luck fly safe!

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Orders 10 More 787s + 34 737s
Replies: 156
Views: 19972

RE: CO Orders 10 More 787s + 34 737s

How much does a 900ER go for?

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Accident (Overran) At MDE (Today)
Replies: 72
Views: 35610

RE: 747 Accident (Overran) At MDE (Today)

I just seen some pictures I don't think it would be money worthy to repair the nose and landing gear due to how old the plane is it will probably end up in the scrap yard.

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Airliners Really Do This?
Replies: 25
Views: 16374

RE: Can Airliners Really Do This?

Well it's the airlines decision and when you get down to it there attitude is if you don't like it fly someone else and 90% of the time you can't fly someone else due to either it cost more or there is no flight.

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Differences Between A330 And A340
Replies: 2
Views: 5691

Differences Between A330 And A340

What are the maine differences between the A330 and A340 other then the 2 engine 4 engine systems but like the range speed and why airbus made seperate planes and wouldn't 2 engines be cheaper to run vs 4?

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by flywithjohn
Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Accident (Overran) At MDE (Today)
Replies: 72
Views: 35610

RE: 747 Accident (Overran) At MDE (Today)

does someone have anothe rlink to the wreckage?

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by flywithjohn
Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Dual Flame Out
Replies: 84
Views: 24345

RE: A330 Dual Flame Out

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by flywithjohn
Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Dual Flame Out
Replies: 84
Views: 24345

RE: A330 Dual Flame Out

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Dual Flame Out
Replies: 84
Views: 24345

RE: A330 Dual Flame Out

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Dual Flame Out
Replies: 84
Views: 24345

RE: A330 Dual Flame Out

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Ads In Your Area.
Replies: 46
Views: 6007

RE: Airline Ads In Your Area.

NWA or Mesaba airlines has a billboard showing a Saab 340 and the slogan don't the highway take the skyway!

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios
Replies: 174
Views: 14685

RE: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios

I think any merge of the top airlines would be a problem after money fleets routes theres words like monopoly or anti-trust

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Dual Flame Out
Replies: 84
Views: 24345

RE: A330 Dual Flame Out

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex Rumours
Replies: 60
Views: 14287

RE: Fedex Rumours

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question To All You Controllers...Demo Teams
Replies: 2
Views: 2848

RE: Question To All You Controllers...Demo Teams

In short if there going in a formation flying like that it's usually a show if not then VFR rules apply and they would clear alttitude and range according to that. thats my rough guess.

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are 707 Consider Heavy By Air Traffic Control?
Replies: 11
Views: 6390

RE: Are 707 Consider Heavy By Air Traffic Control?

You can be a Heavy and still be a narrow body Lets put it this way and fast answer is to call <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> or <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</ac...

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 Dual Flame Out
Replies: 84
Views: 24345

RE: A330 Dual Flame Out

This only a joke no need to start one tghe A and B wars but thats why I don't like Airbus AIrcraft that being said if the weather was so bad I wonder why they were not gorund delayed?

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by flywithjohn
Mon Jun 05, 2006 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex Rumours
Replies: 60
Views: 14287

RE: Fedex Rumours

Im a FDX pilot As far as we know fact A they are looking for a replacements for the 727 fleet in the next 5 yrs they are hopeful to have them all retired with a 2 person flight deck and 2 engine plane Fact B. they want to do this as cheap as possible. The 737 is either to to exspensive to purchase o...

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 24, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling
Replies: 169
Views: 11251

RE: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling

ok ok i know
I a this boeing pin at this link
http://www.boeingstore.com/catalog/i...ion=product&theParentId=164&id=270

we could use the airliner logo

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 24, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 747s Retired When?
Replies: 1
Views: 1735

FedEx 747s Retired When?

When was the 747 retired from the FedEx fleet and why? Exact year please.

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 24, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final 717's Delivered Today
Replies: 37
Views: 5135

RE: Final 717's Delivered Today

I cried when I fond out about this.




Also I might have lied when I said I cried.
Goodbye DC-9 MD-80s90s and the 717 keep flying for many years to come Smile

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 24, 2006 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling
Replies: 169
Views: 11251

RE: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 24, 2006 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Dies On DL Flight And Goes Unoticed!
Replies: 54
Views: 22361

RE: Woman Dies On DL Flight And Goes Unoticed!

my first year at NW someone died inflight on my plane and I didn't find out about it till 2 hrs after the flight was done. Not uncommon

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by flywithjohn
Tue May 16, 2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Duma Considers Grounding All A320 Aircraft
Replies: 77
Views: 15866

RE: Russian Duma Considers Grounding All A320 Aircraft

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 03, 2006 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA EMB190 Order
Replies: 93
Views: 12667

RE: NWA EMB190 Order

I don't know I'd have to see something official before I'd call it an order.

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by flywithjohn
Wed May 03, 2006 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Buying 777s?
Replies: 71
Views: 15853

RE: Northwest Buying 777s?

Well I don't see an reason for ordering 767 777 and 787 at the same time. and right now considering there money problems there not going to be ordering much. I used to fly the DC-10 for <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> and 777 has always been considered for a replacement. But <...

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by flywithjohn
Tue May 02, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Delta Adopt An All-new Livery?
Replies: 119
Views: 16052

RE: Could Delta Adopt An All-new Livery?

Why waste paint they are already in trouble the last they need is to waste money on a new paint job...

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by flywithjohn
Tue May 02, 2006 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Aren't Airlines Using The .aero Domain?
Replies: 45
Views: 6412

RE: Why Aren't Airlines Using The .aero Domain?

you'd have redo every .com address to .aero and people now them as .com why make it confusing

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by flywithjohn
Tue May 02, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Day TWA Documentary Video Dec 1, 2001
Replies: 67
Views: 9283

RE: Last Day TWA Documentary Video Dec 1, 2001

Why are only 3,000 former employees left I mean whats the back story to this sounds like I'm only hearing half the story?

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by flywithjohn
Tue May 02, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Livery Re-Paint Update?
Replies: 55
Views: 8205

RE: United Livery Re-Paint Update?

Well in <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s defence painting planes is not a priority when your emerging from bankruptcy there's a lot more issues so paint jobs are low on the totem-pole. Like when I was at NWA they told us the planes would be repainted in 4-5 years. Half of the fl...

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by flywithjohn
Sun Apr 30, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People Stop Asking About Jumpseating!
Replies: 115
Views: 13288

RE: People Stop Asking About Jumpseating!

Not much fun sitting in the jump seat anyway....Your not doing much.

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by flywithjohn
Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Replacing 727 With?
Replies: 65
Views: 10566

RE: FedEx Replacing 727 With?

I'm not sure myself. A lot of points have been brought up like buying new planes from Boeing. But they rather convert bone yards because it's cheaper. The 737 is better because it's 2 2 over 3 3. They won't replace the 727 with more 727 they are getting rid of them. Down to 5 100s as of thursday mor...

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by flywithjohn
Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Replacing 727 With?
Replies: 65
Views: 10566

FedEx Replacing 727 With?

Since Federal Express is phasing out there 727 fleet what will likely be the replacement aircraft keeping in mind they want cheaper planes but have to full-fill demands of the cargo. We've been talking about it at work and what is the likely hood of FDX ordering new planes?

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by flywithjohn
Sat Apr 08, 2006 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The USA's Scewed View Of Aviation...
Replies: 56
Views: 7250

RE: The USA's Scewed View Of Aviation...

I'm an American and a pilot. I personally prefer Boeing aircraft because it's what I'm trained to fly. <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 Both companies make great planes no one can refute that. But it's like people with Ford, Dodge and Chevy the people that fight about don't make the p...

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by flywithjohn
Tue Mar 28, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 To MBJ For Princess
Replies: 23
Views: 7946

RE: NW DC-10 To MBJ For Princess

Ok a DC-10 got a charter flight to pick up stranded people why is this making and argument about katrina?

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by flywithjohn
Tue Mar 28, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double Deck Boeing 747
Replies: 56
Views: 20525

RE: Double Deck Boeing 747

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by flywithjohn
Mon Mar 27, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Double Deck Boeing 747
Replies: 56
Views: 20525

Double Deck Boeing 747

This morning my <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 was delayed due to balance and weight issues so I was talking to the captain about A380 and a early design of the 747 with two decks. It's in a book called Boeing Aircraft Cutaways "The History of Boeing Aircraft Company" by Mike Badroc...

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by flywithjohn
Mon Mar 27, 2006 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-87's Can Fly Transatlantic?
Replies: 27
Views: 12141

MD-87's Can Fly Transatlantic?

Maybe if you strip it down to a flying gas can it could?

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by flywithjohn
Mon Mar 27, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Can This Be Safe? Photo Of The Day.
Replies: 118
Views: 31246

RE: How Can This Be Safe? Photo Of The Day.

You'd think that would not only be very unsafe but illegal...

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by flywithjohn
Sun Mar 19, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 Question
Replies: 96
Views: 11389

RE: TWA 800 Question

Don't get me wrong I read the NTSB report I did 28 page report on it in my 2nd year at Embry. I believe it was the center fuel tank ignited. A coffee pot with a short could have done there are hundreds of possibilities. I've listened to the tapes the pilots even said "whats with that funny fuel tank...

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by flywithjohn
Sun Mar 05, 2006 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nwa Dc-10s
Replies: 39
Views: 8253

RE: Nwa Dc-10s

Call NWA reservations line ask them for an email of assigned aircraft for next few months containing trips of the DC-10....I used to them daily asking for the DC-10 pushback on a daily baisis

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by flywithjohn
Sun Mar 05, 2006 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Want Your Name, Employee Number, Social Security
Replies: 112
Views: 18564

I Want Your Name, Employee Number, Social Security

It's nice being a freight dog....When my passengers late rarely hear about it....
But before that if boarding was closed I'd offer to refund there ticket and suggest a competitor carrier. Or if they get itchy there's that fee for changing reservations also...

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by flywithjohn
Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Uniforms
Replies: 20
Views: 4426

RE: Pilot Uniforms

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by flywithjohn
Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "The Red Tail" Movie About NWA And Employees
Replies: 11
Views: 8462

RE: "The Red Tail" Movie About NWA And Employees

I think this would interesting to watch see both sides of the line so I sent a $20 it's just me but I'd pay to see ounce or twice.

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