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by ccjohn
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: no involuntary bumps in last two quarters
Replies: 36
Views: 6166

Re: Delta: no involuntary bumps in last two quarters

My old roommate came to town to visit last weekend. He flew delta and originally he wanted to leave Sunday but flights were almost twice as expensive as Saturday. So he booked his return flight on Saturday. He checked in online on Friday and the first thing that popped up was the VDB. It said if he ...

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by ccjohn
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749242

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Aerospace engineers are over worked and under conpensated for their responsibilities, something somewhere is got to give Average of $107k is underpaid? Absolutely! For the level and breadth of experience required and responsibility that carries. I work in excavation and trucking and my yearly saler...

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by ccjohn
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA pilot fired for faking ATP for over 20 years
Replies: 50
Views: 10245

Re: SAA pilot fired for faking ATP for over 20 years

It was asked earlier in the thread and I may have missed the answer but didn’t see it.

He had a CPL. How much more work is involved in getting a ATPL

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by ccjohn
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longhaul vs commuter plane airmenship in emergency?
Replies: 33
Views: 4217

Longhaul vs commuter plane airmenship in emergency?

This is a question I’ve always wondered but been afraid to ask due to not wanting to offend pilots. But I’m curious who if either would have better emergency skills of either. Take a long haul wide body pilot who flys a sector a day with a highly automated plane. Verses a commuter Cessna pilot who f...

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by ccjohn
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Not Order All New Planes ETOPS certified?
Replies: 31
Views: 7210

Why Not Order All New Planes ETOPS certified?

I was reading the thread earlier today about SW 737-800s and which are certified ETOPS etc and people also went on to speculate if they are receiving ETOPS or non ETOPS MAX’s. I understand SW has 737-800’s that they bought used that were already ETOPS certified and their own planes were not. My ques...

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by ccjohn
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?

Just incase anyone stumbles across this thread I thought I would give a little more info. I was searching other threads and someone posted this link: https://www.acarsd.org/world_ACARS_reports/ACARS_Report_20080701.txt If you change the date at the end of the web address you can get flights for that...

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by ccjohn
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?

You were on AA 292, Dep ORD 1910 Arr DEL 2030+1 (scheduled, might have been delayed for a later arrival), as that was the only ORD-DEL nonstop on Jul 1 08. Unfortunately, I don 't have the a/c registration. Awesome thank you If that is the wing of your 777, we have a problem That's a MD80 You know ...

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by ccjohn
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?

Back in 2008 when i was in high school we took a group trip to India (from the US). I was looking through pictures i had, and would be curious if anyone could figure out what airline (and i would be amazed if anyone could find out the exact plane) that i was on. The flight was direct from ORD-DEL. W...

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by ccjohn
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Marshal Left Loaded Gun in an Airplane Bathroom
Replies: 63
Views: 6119

Re: U.S. Air Marshal Left Loaded Gun in an Airplane Bathroom

Long time reader but first post I live in the states and have a concealed carry permit. In my state (Massachusetts) if I left my gun somewhere unintentionally I would be charged with felony brandishing a firearm. While I don't think there should be charges filed against this Air Marshal she should l...

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