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by prosa
Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute
Replies: 45
Views: 5204

UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute

My initial thought was that the passengers should be forced to pay the cost of the diversion, but considering the maturity level they displayed a more age-appropriate punishment would be making them stand in the corner for an hour and then send them to bed without dessert: <a href="http://finance.ya...

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by prosa
Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Bans Airlines From Flying Over Syria.
Replies: 7
Views: 2684

RE: US Bans Airlines From Flying Over Syria.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SOBHI51" class="quote" target="_blank">SOBHI51</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>BTW there is a flight ban under 3000 feet ov...

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by prosa
Wed Aug 20, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ship Your Car By Air For Use On Your Vacation
Replies: 42
Views: 13507

RE: Ship Your Car By Air For Use On Your Vacation

It must be awkward driving these cars in Britain, as they have left-hand drive. Not to mention that many of them are low-slung with limited visibility.

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by prosa
Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does Uzbekistan Airways Stop In Riga (RIX)
Replies: 22
Views: 10886

RE: Why Does Uzbekistan Airways Stop In Riga (RIX)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AAMDanny" class="quote" target="_blank">AAMDanny</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Am I correct in thinking that before <ac...

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by prosa
Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 A321 Evacuated In SJU?
Replies: 10
Views: 3406

RE: B6 A321 Evacuated In SJU?

It seems pretty rare for an evacuation NOT to involve injuries. I wonder if there's some way to redesign the slides to make them safer while still allowing for a quick evacuation.

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by prosa
Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Flt. 738 PHL-LIS Woman Arrested
Replies: 23
Views: 5821

RE: US Flt. 738 PHL-LIS Woman Arrested

The funniest part of the video is near the end, where a little girl covers her ears to shut out all the bellowing  

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by prosa
Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ebola Scare: Woman Dies At LGW Arriving From BJL
Replies: 27
Views: 14763

RE: Ebola Scare: Woman Dies At LGW Arriving From BJL

There is a possible case at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. So far all that's been released is that the patient recently arrived from a country in West Africa. With such lack of specificity there's no way to know what flight he may have been on.

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by prosa
Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Flag Carrier For The Dominican Republic?
Replies: 26
Views: 7459

RE: Why No Flag Carrier For The Dominican Republic?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airportugal310" class="quote" target="_blank">airportugal310</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>"You can't be a real country u...

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by prosa
Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Flag Carrier For The Dominican Republic?
Replies: 26
Views: 7459

RE: Why No Flag Carrier For The Dominican Republic?

AA and B6 provide such extensive service there probably isn't much of a practical need for a flag carrier.

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by prosa
Sun Aug 03, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where? (Family At Curbside)
Replies: 2
Views: 2040

RE: Where? (Family At Curbside)

The caption says <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, and given the license plate and the airlines, I'd say that's the likely choice. Other than <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and <acro...

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by prosa
Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger 'throws Prosthetic Leg At Cabin Crew'
Replies: 34
Views: 8823

RE: Passenger 'throws Prosthetic Leg At Cabin Crew'

Some prosthetic legs can cost in excess of $50,000. Not something you'd just want to toss around a cabin.

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by prosa
Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (UA DC-8-21, AA CV990A)
Replies: 23
Views: 4299

RE: Where? (UA DC-8-21, AA CV990A)

There are some hills in the background of the CV990 picture, does that fit the terrain at <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>? When I saw the picture I immediately thought of <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley I...

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by prosa
Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old CLE Pic: Whose DH Heron?
Replies: 12
Views: 2257

RE: Old CLE Pic: Whose DH Heron?

Looks to be a North Central heron.

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by prosa
Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Montauk Airport: Will It Grow?
Replies: 15
Views: 3571

RE: Montauk Airport: Will It Grow?

HTO is not just a few miles from MTP. It's close to 25 miles, and in summer traffic can be an hour's drive.

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by prosa
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013 Load Factors By Int'l Routes From US
Replies: 90
Views: 16082

RE: 2013 Load Factors By Int'l Routes From US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Quoting travelin man (Thread starter): To: <acro...

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by prosa
Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could The Crew Of WN 4013 Fly Again
Replies: 41
Views: 14782

RE: Could The Crew Of WN 4013 Fly Again

It's irrelevant as far as the first officer is concerned, as he has retired.

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by prosa
Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Service At BCT
Replies: 4
Views: 1372

RE: Airline Service At BCT

It's also quite close to PBI, which is not at capacity and which also caters to the premium market.

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by prosa
Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Discontinues Monrovia
Replies: 48
Views: 14008

RE: Delta Discontinues Monrovia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">Mah4546</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="South African Airways...

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by prosa
Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Current Status Of PIK?
Replies: 17
Views: 3938

RE: What Is The Current Status Of PIK?

Allegedly, the only place in Great Britain where Elvis ever set foot, when his flight made an extended refueling stop on the way back from his Army service in Germany. I added the "allegedly" because there is some reason to believe that he made a day trip to London on a day off.

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by prosa
Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can The "Lisa Marie & Hound Dog I" Be Saved?
Replies: 35
Views: 10020

RE: Can The "Lisa Marie & Hound Dog I" Be Saved?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/type-rated" class="quote" target="_blank">type-rated</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>So I take it that nobody from Elvis'...

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by prosa
Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can The "Lisa Marie & Hound Dog I" Be Saved?
Replies: 35
Views: 10020

RE: Can The "Lisa Marie & Hound Dog I" Be Saved?

A company known as Authentic Brands Group now owns most of Elvis Presley Enterprises (among much else, including Juicy Couture, Prince tennis racquets, Hart Schaffner and Marx suits, and the licensing rights to Marilyn Monroe). Its concerns with Graceland undoubtedly are less sentimental and more do...

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by prosa
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Still Has A340s On Their Web Site?
Replies: 23
Views: 13333

RE: Airbus Still Has A340s On Their Web Site?

The A340 family is on the "Passenger Aircraft" section of the site, along with the A320/330/350/380, while the A300 and A310 are on the "Out of Production" section.

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by prosa
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: KLM Trolling
Replies: 47
Views: 6675

RE: KLM Trolling

I don't see KLM's minor bit of humor as any reason whatsoever to take offense. People shouldn't be so thin-skinned. Not long ago, in fact it might still happen, when a British team from a heavily Jewish part of London played away matches in Liverpool, the Liverpool fans would make a hissing sound .....

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by prosa
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe's Commentary On The CRJ700
Replies: 82
Views: 27466

RE: Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe's Commentary On The CRJ700

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Skydrol" class="quote" target="_blank">Skydrol</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>What happens when first in the line of 15 pa...

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by prosa
Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crashes On Long Island
Replies: 7
Views: 2874

RE: Small Plane Crashes On Long Island

Building lots in this neighborhood are very small. It's remarkable that the aircraft did not hit any houses. It's also amazing how it so completely disintegrated.

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by prosa
Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

Maybe if PenAir had advertised its BOS service it might have done better.

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by prosa
Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspend MAN, BFS, DUB, And FCO
Replies: 64
Views: 21538

RE: United Suspend MAN, BFS, DUB, And FCO

I am surprised that FCO is such a seasonal destination. People go to Rome to visit all the historic sights, which isn't weather-dependent, and in any event winter weather in Rome is hardly unpleasant.

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by prosa
Sat Jun 07, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Cities For Spirit
Replies: 67
Views: 10917

RE: New Cities For Spirit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FWAERJ" class="quote" target="_blank">FWAERJ</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Spirit Airlines (USA)">NK</a...

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by prosa
Sat Jun 07, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Cities For Spirit
Replies: 67
Views: 10917

RE: New Cities For Spirit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/silentbob" class="quote" target="_blank">silentbob</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>I think <acronym title="Islip - Long I...

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by prosa
Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does BOS Have Way More Intl Carriers Than PHL?
Replies: 93
Views: 15781

Why Does BOS Have Way More Intl Carriers Than PHL?

Three of the foreign airlines in <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> - Aer Lingus, SATA, and TACV - are there mainly for cultural/ethnic reasons that wouldn't apply in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL ...

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by prosa
Sat May 31, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DRW Closed By Volcanic Ash
Replies: 15
Views: 5440

RE: DRW Closed By Volcanic Ash

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I doubt this will reach the 2010 Eyjafjallajök...

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by prosa
Tue May 27, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

On Wednesday and Thursday of last week I drove two round-trips to <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> from a point that was about five miles to the east of <acronym title="Islip - Long Island MacArthur (ISP / KISP), USA - New York">ISP</acronym>. With on...

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by prosa
Wed May 21, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

I'm surprised there isn't more of a market for <acronym title="Islip - Long Island MacArthur (ISP / KISP), USA - New York">ISP</acronym>-<acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>. Boston is the sort of destination that attra...

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by prosa
Tue May 20, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SXDFC" class="quote" target="_blank">SXDFC</a> (<a href="#186" class="quote">Reply 186</a>):<br/><i>out here on the island you can take the ferr...

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by prosa
Mon May 19, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Floyd Bennett Field- The Fourth NYC Metro Airport?
Replies: 62
Views: 10226

RE: Floyd Bennett Field- The Fourth NYC Metro Airport?

Mark 787:
That's a very bold idea, and might work in some cities, but New York's quite a different matter. You're talking about a city that's been trying to build a desperately needed subway on Second Avenue since the 1920's without success.

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by prosa
Sat May 17, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BOACCunard" class="quote" target="_blank">BOACCunard</a> (<a href="#170" class="quote">Reply 170</a>):<br/><i> Ryanair floats these kind of "lon...

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by prosa
Sat May 17, 2014 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rubber Band Device For Passenger Privacy
Replies: 24
Views: 10364

Rubber Band Device For Passenger Privacy

It looks like it actually might be worthwhile, though an inconvenience for people in adjacent seats:
http://www.psfk.com/2014/05/airplane-privacy-device.html#!Obdlw

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by prosa
Sat May 17, 2014 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

I remember the Ryanair plans. As I recall, they were more in the form of wishful thinking than anything serious.

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by prosa
Thu May 15, 2014 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RunningOnEmpty" class="quote" target="_blank">RunningOnEmpty</a> (<a href="#154" class="quote">Reply 154</a>):<br/><i>ust curious, what is <acro...

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by prosa
Wed May 14, 2014 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Floyd Bennett Field- The Fourth NYC Metro Airport?
Replies: 62
Views: 10226

RE: Floyd Bennett Field- The Fourth NYC Metro Airport?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JFKL1011" class="quote" target="_blank">JFKL1011</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>I can say though that Floyd played huge ...

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by prosa
Tue May 13, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To ISN?
Replies: 4
Views: 3833

RE: AA To ISN?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jmc1975" class="quote" target="_blank">jmc1975</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Williston - Sloulin Field In...

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by prosa
Tue May 13, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No BA In St.Maarten?
Replies: 40
Views: 11690

RE: Why No BA In St.Maarten?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/edina" class="quote" target="_blank">edina</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Most traffic to these islands be it leisure, VF...

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by prosa
Mon May 12, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Floyd Bennett Field- The Fourth NYC Metro Airport?
Replies: 62
Views: 10226

RE: Floyd Bennett Field- The Fourth NYC Metro Airport?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/idlewild" class="quote" target="_blank">idlewild</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i> Most importantly, there is no mass tran...

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by prosa
Sat May 10, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BOACCunard" class="quote" target="_blank">BOACCunard</a> (<a href="#134" class="quote">Reply 134</a>):<br/><i>It's just <acronym title="Baltimor...

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by prosa
Tue May 06, 2014 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prince William Visiting MEM
Replies: 48
Views: 10135

RE: Prince William Visiting MEM

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777stl" class="quote" target="_blank">777stl</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Quoting richierich (Reply 32): I'm pretty su...

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by prosa
Mon May 05, 2014 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prince William Visiting MEM
Replies: 48
Views: 10135

RE: Prince William Visiting MEM

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777stl" class="quote" target="_blank">777stl</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>Hillary is sort of a special case because sh...

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by prosa
Sun May 04, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> (<a href="#109" class="quote">Reply 109</a>):<br/><i>There is a TON of money right next t...

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by prosa
Sun May 04, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prince William Visiting MEM
Replies: 48
Views: 10135

RE: Prince William Visiting MEM

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/commavia" class="quote" target="_blank">commavia</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Try flying out of Reagan at the end of a...

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by prosa
Sun May 04, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U-2 Causes ATC Problems At LAX
Replies: 29
Views: 18913

RE: U-2 Causes ATC Problems At LAX

While the U-2 is a pretty amazing aircraft, the procedure for landing one is really off the charts.

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by prosa
Sat May 03, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?
Replies: 227
Views: 17257

RE: Islip MacArthur (KISP)- What's The Future?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RunningOnEmpty" class="quote" target="_blank">RunningOnEmpty</a> (<a href="#104" class="quote">Reply 104</a>):<br/><i>Quoting JBAirwaysFan (Repl...

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