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by Karlsands
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 48
Views: 5139

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

Funny enough, they flew.. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWQ9013/history/20200727/0153Z/CYYZ/KBUF?fbclid=IwAR0bu3tf7FNvwoACEcfO0XlRzhVZrJE2sdvbOjubb5Aa8b44Fp5YoICJYWo That was not an MLB flight. Swift/iAero was flying teams in and out of YYZ all day for the NHL bubble, so I believe that flight...

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by Karlsands
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Anyone on here flying with a SODA waiver for amblyopia or similar ?
Replies: 7
Views: 3008

Re: Anyone on here flying with a SODA waiver for amblyopia or similar ?

I had something similar, close to amblyopia. I also ended up getting a SODA on the basis of a MFT (Medical Flight Test). It was a FSDO examiner and we went up in a Cessna 172 and just did basic air work, traffic pattern, takeoffs, and landings. I think you should be fine after the MFT you'll be iss...

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by Karlsands
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Completely Disobedient Pilot Refuses to Vacate LAS Class B Without Clearance/Argues With ATC
Replies: 46
Views: 14601

Re: Completely Disobedient Pilot Refuses to Vacate LAS Class B Without Clearance/Argues With ATC

The pilot needs to brush up on his airspace classifications. He seems to be under the impression that simply establishing communication with ATC enables him to enter class B, when that is not the case. Either that, or he knows perfectly well how class B airspace works and he’s being a tool... Absol...

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by Karlsands
Sun May 17, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14259

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

adamblang wrote:
Karlsands wrote:
BravoOne wrote:


Performance and safety record horrid? Please expand on that.....

I said it isn’t horrid.

"Nothing short of horrid" means "it is horrid."

Imma blame that typo on the beer. My apologies , none the less it’s a phenomenal aircraft

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by Karlsands
Sat May 16, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14259

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

Horrible plane. Has made Boeing lot of money and tortured passengers around the world. Noisy and cramped. With its safety record and performance it is nothing short of horrid, as stated above cabin comfort is usually an airlines choice and problem. The 777 was a game changer. Get over yourself Perf...

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by Karlsands
Sat May 16, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14259

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

Strato2 wrote:
Horrible plane. Has made Boeing lot of money and tortured passengers around the world. Noisy and cramped.

With its safety record and performance it is nothing short of horrid, as stated above cabin comfort is usually an airlines choice and problem. The 777 was a game changer. Get over yourself

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by Karlsands
Sat May 16, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (Skywest) Operating New Shortest Flight in America, EGE-ASE through June 1, 29 Miles
Replies: 36
Views: 6853

Re: AA (Skywest) Operating New Shortest Flight in America, EGE-ASE through June 1, 29 Miles

PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:
Funny thing is that the air route from EGE to ASE actually has to track pretty close to the road route. The approach into ASE goes right down the Roaring Fork Valley from Glendale Springs.

Glenwood

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by Karlsands
Fri May 15, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What on earth was this plane doing?
Replies: 19
Views: 7941

Re: What on earth was this plane doing?

Yup , survey stuff . Down here in Florida we even have mosquito control king airs that fly similar paths

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by Karlsands
Sun May 10, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A359ULRs all parked?
Replies: 52
Views: 18256

Re: SQ A359ULRs all parked?

Physically, no. The forward cargo bay on the -ULR is sealed and inactive, so if you're not able to read the regs, then that's sometimes a giveaway when at the gate. Physically no ? Sorry but the wing twist was changed and the winglets are larger and some other changes were made wich are visibly. Th...

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by Karlsands
Sat May 02, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo-Haneda really does 87,098,683 passengers?
Replies: 17
Views: 3438

Re: Tokyo-Haneda really does 87,098,683 passengers?

Remember the Tokyo metro area is the largest city by population in the world , lots of people in and out

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by Karlsands
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines in this crisis
Replies: 76
Views: 20086

Re: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) is worth a look during market crisis, despite risks

jfklganyc wrote:
Karlsands wrote:
SierraPacific wrote:
I am going to go against the grain here. From looking at beaches in Florida, it looks like Spirit customers will be the most eager to travel :duck:

Only one beach is open.



NOT TRUE AT ALL!

Some never closed.

Only a few in Jacksonville. Look into it

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by Karlsands
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines in this crisis
Replies: 76
Views: 20086

Re: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) is worth a look during market crisis, despite risks

SierraPacific wrote:
I am going to go against the grain here. From looking at beaches in Florida, it looks like Spirit customers will be the most eager to travel :duck:

Only one beach is open.

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by Karlsands
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER longest nonstop flight?
Replies: 13
Views: 4640

Re: Boeing 777-300ER longest nonstop flight?

Mileage no , duration I’d say it’s got to be up there . Winds were not working in her favor

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by Karlsands
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frontier A321XLR uses
Replies: 13
Views: 1131

Re: Frontier A321XLR uses

With f9s ever changing route map it’s anyone’s guess

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by Karlsands
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's PHX Hub in Jeopardy?
Replies: 198
Views: 27284

Re: AA's PHX Hub in Jeapordy?

All these speculation based posts with a big question mark in this time are aimless. No one knows what will happen, not now at least. We have nothing like what’s currently affecting the industry in the history books to base it off. We can only wait and see what does play out

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by Karlsands
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Jet Blast rips hangar out of the ground like a leaf
Replies: 26
Views: 6836

Re: CRJ Jet Blast rips hangar out of the ground like a leaf

Yet the 172 was barley shaking haha, that hanger sucks

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by Karlsands
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norm? - UAL has averaged 80 flts. in the air 3/27
Replies: 17
Views: 3619

Re: New Norm? - UAL has averaged 80 flts. in the air 3/27

Will this be the new normal? Flightaware has shown United with only about 80 flights in the air at a given time on 3/27. How have they decided what flights have been cut? Why would one assume, nor ask if something occurring during an abnormal time is going to be normal ? Plus how the heck would we ...

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by Karlsands
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Exhaust Part found outside of Z13 Alaska?
Replies: 19
Views: 4822

Re: Jet Exhaust Part found outside of Z13 Alaska?

Definitely a pw4000 from the above link

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by Karlsands
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020
Replies: 43
Views: 7572

Re: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020

Gingersnap wrote:
Looks like everything has stopped at MDW. All SWA flights cancelled into tomorrow.

So I guess no flying until tower can be up and running.

Ah I was hoping they would just use non towered procedure and call their positions etc, now that would be something fun

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by Karlsands
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020
Replies: 43
Views: 7572

Re: MDW ATC Shutdown 3/17/2020

Should be fun for those southwest pilots

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by Karlsands
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFI vs. Other Options
Replies: 10
Views: 2290

Re: CFI vs. Other Options

Welcome to the world of student pilot wind limitations, starting my training in Colorado I know exactly how you feel. After 200 hours I believe one can be an aircraft sales person . Of course you could also try to throw your self out there and find a wealthy individual looking to lay to type you in ...

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by Karlsands
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: #350 for A350
Replies: 19
Views: 5470

Re: #350 for A350

Hard to believe it’s been 6 years already

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by Karlsands
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 72533

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

With the ways things keep going for the MAX, maybe we see it back in service by the fall? If not in service until 2021, why not look at other options. Southwest is dead in the water, unable to grow and having to shuffle passengers around on a regular interval to make the flying work. They have all ...

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by Karlsands
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Admire the skill. EY A380 strong crosswind landing at LHR
Replies: 91
Views: 19399

Re: Admire the skill. EY A380 strong crosswind landing at LHR

I have flown a small plane in strong crosswinds and at first I was kind of scared that the plane would flip over if I didn't land straight, but actually as long as you touch down with the rear wheels first and are headed in the right direction it sort of naturally corrects itself. More importantly ...

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by Karlsands
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: To recline or not to recline is the question?
Replies: 50
Views: 1689

Re: To recline or not to recline is the question?

Recline away, it’s there for a reason, you paid for it. These modern whiners can’t stop making everything all about them and themselves only .

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by Karlsands
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10677

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

Ertro wrote:
Karlsands wrote:
This happens because.... There is no mystery to this


This is exactly what everybody thinks. The problem is that nobody writes the explanation in any way that are similar to nobody else and violent disagreement follows.

Because it’s true

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by Karlsands
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10677

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

Another very simple question which almost nobody can answer thoroughly is why a small single or twin-engine propeller airplane which experiences an engine failure just after taking off into headwind is prone to stalling immediately after it has first stabilized its airspeed going forward and then t...

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by Karlsands
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA731 - longer than normal flight time
Replies: 17
Views: 4532

Re: AA731 - longer than normal flight time

When flight times suddenly appear longer or shorter the answer is most always an increased head wind and in return an increased tail wind , we should all know this by now

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by Karlsands
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Delta Bachelor
Replies: 31
Views: 3258

Re: The Delta Bachelor

What a douche

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by Karlsands
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211074

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Why isn't the Trump Administration banning flights from China? Hainan's PEK-ORD flew yesterday and will fly tomorrow as regular. United's PEK-ORD is currently en route. United and China Eastern's PVG-ORD are currently en route. Cathay Pacific's HKG-ORD is currently en route. Also, why are they not ...

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by Karlsands
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 744
Views: 111262

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash in

I am really sorry for everybody on that flight. What is the cosr of Garmin pilot for i-pad? 200 dollars? I sail and I have my charts on every device I have. I am having difficulties to comprehend this. My basic version was 60-70 bucks a year , but then again on an iPad it would need to be hooked up...

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by Karlsands
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 744
Views: 111262

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash in

I am really sorry for everybody on that flight. What is the cosr of Garmin pilot for i-pad? 200 dollars? I sail and I have my charts on every device I have. I am having difficulties to comprehend this. My basic version was 60-70 bucks a year , but then again on an iPad it would need to be hooked up...

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by Karlsands
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

First air to air video and photo released from Boeing https://www.airlineratings.com/news/stunning-first-video-boeing-777x-inflight/ Looks nice, the proportions look ‘right’ in flight if a little front heavy. Did they retract they gear at all in the flight? I knew historically it was never done on ...

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by Karlsands
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 744
Views: 111262

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

D L X wrote:
bourbon wrote:
Daughters were on board

Source?

Daughters on board does not add up.

One

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by Karlsands
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

During takeoff, it looks like the front pair of wheels of the main landing gear lifts off the ground before the pilot pulls up the nose. I find that a weird observation and am interested in your thoughts on it. It looks as if as stated above with the aircraft being at a minimal weight it entered gr...

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by Karlsands
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Takeoff +Landing video (2 in 1) https://youtu.be/rNyJbdv2KF4 During takeoff, it looks like the front pair of wheels of the main landing gear lifts off the ground before the pilot pulls up the nose. I find that a weird observation and am interested in your thoughts on it. It looks as if as stated ab...

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by Karlsands
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

Are there restrooms installed in the test frame yet

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by Karlsands
Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Costa Rica A319 in-flight upset at FL370, 8 injuries
Replies: 3
Views: 1583

Re: Avianca Costa Rica A319 in-flight upset at FL370, 8 injuries

Clear air turbulence can do more then most realize

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by Karlsands
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320-21 NEO Ground noise
Replies: 14
Views: 4821

A320-21 NEO Ground noise

Living under the approach path for RSW’s runway 6 , it almost seems from 1,200 feet below the aircraft the NEOS have a distinct nearly echoing rumble to them. It at times seems to be more vastly more audible then their CEO counterparts at the same altitudes and speed (per flightradar24) perhaps it’s...

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by Karlsands
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Improves Project Oasis First Class
Replies: 33
Views: 5612

Re: American Airlines Improves Project Oasis First Class

Fixing row 1 leg space issues is a big win (assuming I'm reading that right). Why would you say the divider is a huge upgrade? What possible difference does that make? It's pretty subjective. I flew in AA's Oasis First on the 738 and my bag fit fine. I also sat in the last row and experienced the p...

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by Karlsands
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 140
Views: 11616

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

[threeid]h[/threeid] So is TPA, then. We all know South Florida is synonymous with the MIA region. TPA is Central Florida. Tell that to the University of South Florida. We could go around all day. Point is, RSW is by no measure in the same region as MIA/FLL/PBI, and that’s common sense. No more then...

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by Karlsands
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 140
Views: 11616

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

Are we including RSW in this thread

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by Karlsands
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG926 descending below MDA
Replies: 12
Views: 3177

Re: TG926 descending below MDA

Downdraft ?

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by Karlsands
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56628

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

If it WAS simply just a compressor stall with the RAT deployed and quick circuit back To the field with low altitude fuel dumping, it almost sounds as if the flight crew panicked or assumed something significantly more major was on the horizon in regards to systems failure etc . A triple 7 can easil...

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by Karlsands
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY 777 Diversion Halifax
Replies: 16
Views: 4530

Re: LY 777 Diversion Halifax

BestWestern wrote:
How do El Al handle their additional (and sadly necessary) security during diversions like this?

I’d assume through the assistances of the local police etc

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by Karlsands
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293208

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Terrorist on board has weapons to take out pilots and bomb(s)/ suicide vest to detonate etc Would explain fireball and no communication from pilots Or bomb explodes and takes pilots out at same time as starting fire in plane No. Bomb that kills pilots is too far away to puncture the tanks. The bomb...

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by Karlsands
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet 248 Off the Runway at YHZ
Replies: 52
Views: 11104

Re: WestJet 248 Off the Runway at YHZ

Gusting 23 with a quartering tailwind, definitely not ideal, then again ice is ice, sounds like they were pretty much slowed down once they slid

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by Karlsands
Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn't EK order the 747-400?
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: Why didn't EK order the 747-400?

Emirates and Dubai as a city itself where a mere shell of what they are now in the -400s heyday, the old a300e and 310 suited the model then perfectly until of course the landscape changed

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by Karlsands
Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Airports Ranked by Load Factor
Replies: 27
Views: 5657

Re: US Airports Ranked by Load Factor

Colorado Springs , surprising, too bad most growth there has never been much of a success. Seems they fill up the few flights they do have however

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