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by 727LOVER
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's
Replies: 25
Views: 2894

Re: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's

ArchGuy1 wrote:
JannEejit wrote:
Just curious as to when 'JFK' replaced the 'Idlewild' moniker ?

Not long after JFK was assassinated.


December 24, 1963

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by 727LOVER
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?
Replies: 44
Views: 5784

Re: How was WN able to grow in DEN so quickly?

For a while, WN was the largest carrier @ DEN....is THAT still true???

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by 727LOVER
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 159
Views: 19507

“Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

This viral rant has been making the rounds the past few days https://verysmartbrothas.theroot.com/dear-american-airlines-i-hate-you-with-my-whole-heart-1836395049 A more calmly worded explanation: https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/07/17/how-does-the-average-passenger-even-make-it-to-thei...

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

RSW expansion I posted something similar before...but here's a new article along with TV coverage https://www.winknews.com/2019/06/25/rsw-undergoes-expansion-plan-to-meet-growth-demand/?fbclid=IwAR3gZAAR9X-FdmXb4tTQ6qNZaXPVOJEjqmWjK9-XLbFndYpgahj8HMAkhVw Can't seem to find the story about full expan...

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

It shows up occasionally including yesterday...but starting February 13, B6 will have scheduled A321 on SRQ-JFK

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen
Replies: 16
Views: 2477

Re: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen

DL747400 wrote:
This woman


I believe the article states it's a man.

This reminds me of 2 weeks ago...I was in an ATL bathroom, and there was a guy in the stall..barefoot

Image

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/2019 ... -bradenton

I had a feeling that route wasn't doing well. Two weeks before it started , I was seeing one-way fares for $20
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SRQ-ATL is not coming back

https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/2019 ... -bradenton

I had a feeling that route wasn't doing well. Two weeks before it started , I was seeing one-way fares for $20

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen
Replies: 16
Views: 2477

pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/airline- ... es-twitter

Don't even know the airline, let alone the flight.
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TOE-tally disgusting...................LOL, I stole that................

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/airline- ... es-twitter

Don't even know the airline, let alone the flight.

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 expands TTN, including new destination
Replies: 6
Views: 1130

F9 expands TTN, including new destination

https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-a ... -sarasota/
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NEW NONSTOP TO SARASOTA,..and also expansion on 7 other routes from Trenton

Interesting, since PHL is not that far away

Are these resumptions for winter or are they all NEW?

https://news.flyfrontier.com/frontier-a ... -sarasota/

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential new EK US routes?
Replies: 8
Views: 982

Re: Potential new EK US routes?

Slash787 wrote:
What about Miami?


Already served via FLL....althought there are a few who are praying they'll move...time will tell.

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential new EK US routes?
Replies: 8
Views: 982

Re: Potential new EK US routes?

What are their current US airports?

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by 727LOVER
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Carolinas Aviation Museum closes today until 2022.
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: Carolinas Aviation Museum closes today until 2022.

WOW

Wish we could have had a little more notice on this, LOL. I have visited the old museum, but not the current one.

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by 727LOVER
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident Past: World Airways DC-10 Crash Lands into Boston Harbor Aftermath video
Replies: 1
Views: 1412

Re: Incident Past: World Airways DC-10 Crash Lands into Boston Harbor Aftermath video

I remember this. Only 10 days after Air Florida crash. I knew that there were 2 fatalities...but I didn't know that they were never found. How is that possible??

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by 727LOVER
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines & the first flight through Russian airspace for a US carrier, the flight that made history!
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Re: Northwest Airlines & the first flight through Russian airspace for a US carrier, the flight that made history!

So flight 11 was the first PAX aircraft...but a freighter had done it a year and a half earlier, correct?

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 60
Views: 4774

Re: North Central/East Coast Florida Thread - 2019

Came into DAB tonight and DL has relocated from Gate 2 to 6 (still at 4), which appears to be tied to the upcoming renovation. I still can't believe Silver skipped town so quickly. They painted a PLANE to promote the service and left in 6 months. Works out since Sunwing is on Hiatus. I'm pretty pis...

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by 727LOVER
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photography at TPA
Replies: 1
Views: 793

Re: Photography at TPA

TPA runs a facebook group page named THE PLANE SPOT. It is run by TPA's media people. They have told us numerous times that there are no restrictions on photography in public areas, which includes the garages.




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by 727LOVER
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa E175 incident in ATL?
Replies: 47
Views: 7565

Re: Mesa E175 incident in ATL?

StinkyPinky wrote:
it was hit by a baggage tug 3 weeks ago, employee was texting and driving.



F I R E D I hope

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by 727LOVER
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MIA holes to disappear.....eventually
Replies: 6
Views: 2318

Re: MIA holes to disappear.....eventually

HMMM...appears the blueish building across from the holes, is being torn down. I saw the pics. Holes are open, but good luck with parking.

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Passenger Assaults FA
Replies: 22
Views: 2408

Re: Another Passenger Assaults FA

A little exaggeration on your end? Driving is a privilege, not a constitutional right; so, according to you, one moving violation (such as speeding) and you can no longer drive??? The guy needs to be punished according to existing laws, he should get counseling (both anger and alcohol); but "b...

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107777

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
WeatherPilot wrote:

Do you remember what it said?


For the most part, YES


ha. ha.


Well, if I post it...I'm not an employee of B6...I'm just posting what I read on here. So I don't know if that still gets me in trouble with the mods. LOL

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107777

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

VS4ever wrote:
jetbluefan1 wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
Totally irrelevant out west as these round of cuts show.


Safe to assume that LGB is gone?


Actually if I remember correctly, the answer to that question is no.


IIRC.....ditto

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107777

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
So what was posted on here yesterday is not true? Because that sure as hell looked like a press release. It was in the language of a press release.


Do you remember what it said?


For the most part, YES

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107777

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

So what was posted on here yesterday is not true? Because that sure as hell looked like a press release. It was in the language of a press release.

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

727LOVER wrote:
Jetblue to add an extra flight DCA-RSW starting Oct 27


Can't delete...but ignore...NOT CONFIRMED

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

Jetblue to add an extra flight DCA-RSW starting Oct 27

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 13311

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Frontier14 wrote:
Frontier to add new, less than daily, flights from Cincinnati to the following cities beginning in October and November: FLL, MIA, MSY, Sarasota Florida.

Frontier 14


Sarasota = SRQ...just so you never do that again :lol: :lol:

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Next For TPA (Route Wise)? -- 2019
Replies: 84
Views: 10445

Re: Whats Next For TPA (Route Wise)? -- 2019

And if anyone is interested, the Tampa Airport Authority has daily escorted tours of the terminal, operations center, fire station and ramp areas that is free to the public They've had THIS for a while. Did it back in 2005...so long ago...it was when they had the old fire station over by the old US...

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

Is this the first time that both Traverse City and State College have been connected with the Gulf Coast? Well, 7Q started SRQ-TVC back in February I meant to ask how was TVC doing? The inaugural flight had 6 passengers. I mean it’s still flying so that’s good. Know couple people around the area th...

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

In addition to SCE

G4 also announced

PIE-TVC

PGD -TVC


Interesting because 7Q recently started SRQ-TVC. now G4 will do PIE/PGD-TVC........what will happen???

Don't forget, 7Q announced SRQ-PIT...then G4 announced the same route. The very next day, 7Q pulled the route before it even started.

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

SRQLOT wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
F9 starting a new route SRQ-CVG, starting Oct 10

SRQ-PHL returns Nov 14

EDIT---not bookable, but placed into the schedule



Is ATL not returning?


Don't see anything.

Also, forgot to add...CLE increases to 3 weekly starting third week of November.

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by 727LOVER
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

F9 starting a new route SRQ-CVG, starting Oct 10

SRQ-PHL returns Nov 14

EDIT---not bookable, but placed into the schedule

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by 727LOVER
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 8159

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

Icelandair pulling out of TPA http://www.tampabay.com/business/icelandair-pulling-out-of-tampa-international-airport-20190617/?fbclid=IwAR1Edq_h65z6ZLZZAzdJFv0HLAXAc3it1MIjKm9XC9XscWzVEp8Y_Q8U-TQ Spirit starting TPA-EWR & RSW-EWR SRQ has record May https://srq-airport.com/srq-sets-all-time-passe...

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by 727LOVER
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What airlines have had their aircraft sunk?
Replies: 20
Views: 3164

Re: What airlines have had their aircraft sunk?

Image

In case you're wondering....this was NOT intentional.

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by 727LOVER
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 being dunked (pics & video)
Replies: 1
Views: 1136

Boeing 747 being dunked (pics & video)

Says the article is from yesterday, so I'm assuming this is NEW https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-7137631/A-Boeing-747-towed-sea-work-worlds-largest-underwater-theme-park-starts.html?ito=social-facebook&fbclid=IwAR3UfDATqyvj88SJJtDUXn-p9luK5QhHi-qDLE0nFxul8DQad0w9oBKm2b4 Wor...

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by 727LOVER
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is regulatory approval required for livery changes?
Replies: 59
Views: 7598

Re: Is regulatory approval required for livery changes?

It's an oddball question, but but bear with me. Driving north this morning and watched an AS 737 in new livery take off towards west from PDX. From my distance of about a mile, and the angle of light, it looked easily mistakable the new LH scheme. Got me to wondering if there is regulatory oversigh...

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by 727LOVER
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: Airbus 50 Years Family Flight, behind the scenes
Replies: 5
Views: 635

Re: Video: Airbus 50 Years Family Flight, behind the scenes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHWjuQetLhQ


But this one is old
COMMERCIAL FORMATION FLIGHT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxGsCOvVv80
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Where's the actual video?

This is from yesterday
DEFENSE FORMATION FLIGHT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHWjuQetLhQ


But this one is old
COMMERCIAL FORMATION FLIGHT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxGsCOvVv80

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by 727LOVER
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point
Replies: 59
Views: 8942

Re: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point

Tomsixty2 wrote:
Anyone else notice what they called a “security post”. Wow not what I was expecting to see.......I could bearly contain my laughter.....



I know, right? A motorcycle could get through that !!!

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by 727LOVER
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 10260

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

Looks like THIS


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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Eastern II fail?
Replies: 11
Views: 2043

Re: Why did Eastern II fail?

This one



but this one also flew with that name


...and it was the only aircraft that flew in the colors of People Express II



.not to be confused with People Express

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Eastern II fail?
Replies: 11
Views: 2043

Re: Why did Eastern II fail?

Short version? Mismanagement and an egomaniacal union leader whose actions lead the company into the hands of a feckless corporate raider. Nobody won, except the corporate raider. He is talking about the revival. Eastern II never started scheduled ops (I think due to lack of money to get necessary ...

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by 727LOVER
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas schedules one-time A380 service to Orlando
Replies: 36
Views: 10697

Re: Qantas schedules one-time A380 service to Orlando

Now if only we can get the airport officials to allow us a good location for photographing it when it comes in. I would expect a 35R landing. Most of the international heavies land there - and during January the winds are usually from the north - providing the southern approach. There are a few gre...

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by 727LOVER
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41151

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

With the rich history that NW had in MKE, wonder why MKE isn't one

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by 727LOVER
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 12758

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Reported in a Facebook group....Qantas sending A380 to MCO on January 19. Anybody heard this?

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by 727LOVER
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Airports with US military bases
Replies: 26
Views: 1929

Re: US Airports with US military bases

PIE...if US Coast Guard counts...LOL MCO began as a civilian airport which was then leased by the Air Force, which renamed it McCoy Air Force Base which is where the MCO designator comes from. McCoy remained active until 1975 side-by-side with numerous Eastern, Delta, National and Southern departure...

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by 727LOVER
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Construction
Replies: 1
Views: 642

Re: Orlando Construction

IIRC....it's because it would not have been seen from the tower. But I think they have a new tower now, so who knows???

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by 727LOVER
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/2/2019:3M Drops DAB-FLL;AA Adds DCA-AGS/ECP;DL Adds LGB-LAS;ET Suspends Routes?;WN Update
Replies: 56
Views: 8708

Re: OAG Changes 6/2/2019:3M Drops DAB-FLL;AA Adds DCA-AGS/ECP;DL Adds LGB-LAS;ET Suspends Routes?;WN Update

Winners/losers: Losers: - Daytona Beach: Losing an airline is a big deal, but when it’s for one of the largest regionals in the state (plus the fact that almost every other airport in the state has said airline) that serves the only interstate route, something must be wrong. Really? no ECP no JAX n...

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by 727LOVER
Fri May 31, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18929

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIrCtIXbaR8
One can clearly see...it's a DC-8 on the ground.


Educational simulator videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qSECoQsztk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FwQPnfG9FY
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WGN story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIrCtIXbaR8
One can clearly see...it's a DC-8 on the ground.


Educational simulator videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qSECoQsztk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FwQPnfG9FY

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