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by Imperialhill
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Article #2 | Launch Era: An Austere Approach to a Well-Received Behemoth (1970-1976)
Replies: 41
Views: 6390

Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Article #2 | Launch Era: An Austere Approach to a Well-Received Behemoth (1970-1976)

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by Imperialhill
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first L1011/DC-10/MD-11 flight(s)
Replies: 87
Views: 4078

Re: Your first L1011/DC-10/MD-11 flight(s)

First DC10 ATLDAY on DL 1974, followed by NA MSYLAX 2 days later! First L1011 ATLCAE on EA 1975 GSOATL EA next day! First MD11 CCSAMS on KL 2002 Amazing what short hops 10's and TriStars were regularly used on back in the 70's and 80's, even 90's! The bulk of ATLMCO, ATLFLL, ATLTPA, and ATLMIA were ...

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by Imperialhill
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first L1011/DC-10/MD-11 flight(s)
Replies: 87
Views: 4078

Re: Your first L1011/DC-10/MD-11 flight(s)

First L1011 was on EA81 ATLLAX 03JUN1975, returned DL1120 SANLAXATLCAE 07JUN1975
First DC10 Was on NA43 MIATPAMSYLAX 27NOV1976
First MD11 was on DL1566 LAXATLMCO 24JUL1996

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by Imperialhill
Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A319/A320 New Overhead Bins
Replies: 23
Views: 9044

Re: Delta A319/A320 New Overhead Bins

That's not true. They don't stay down because they recently went through a modification that installed stronger springs on the bins. The old springs didn't provide enough lift assist and flight attendants were having a difficult time closing them. We still have trouble closing them and they are not...

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by Imperialhill
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?
Replies: 89
Views: 4645

Re: What's the most number of stops you've made on a trip between two cities?

I had what probably will top any multi-stop in the70's............ On Piedmont DCA CHO LWB BKW BLF ROA DAN INT HKY ATL FH227B On Piedmont ATL FLO ISO OAJ RWI ORF PHF RIC DCA YS11A on southern MEM TUP GLH MLU BTR MSY MARTIN 404 on southern ATL ANB GAD BHM TCL MEI DC9-10 on national PHL DCA PHF ORF CH...

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by Imperialhill
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13768

DL A321 expansion

For all those anticipating the new 321s proliferation into more markets than the crew familiarization traditional ATL-FL​ runs, with this months new sked, you will notice ATLLAX, ATLDCA,ATLSAT, ATLSAN, ATLSNA on certain days. Rhumour has it next up are MSY BOS DEN SJC SMF but I can't cfm those as ye...

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by Imperialhill
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's old DC-8 fleet questions
Replies: 111
Views: 10990

Re: United's old DC-8 fleet questions

If anyone could shed light on the reason for all the oddly placed exit doors on UA'S. DC8 61 & 71s (and for that matter their stretch 727s, I have always been fascinated by that. For whatever it's worth ATL saw a fair amount of stretch 8s on UA throughout the 70s and to a lesser degree, 80s befo...

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