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by ak
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 597
Views: 79691

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

cathay747 wrote:
777PHX wrote:
The BA Landor retro livery 744 is due into Sky Harbor tommorrow.


I never caught the reg. of the Landor 744, so I didn't realize they picked a low-J ship for it. Wish they'd done the BOAC livery on a low-J instead so we'd see that one here on occasion vs. Landor. Oh well.



G-BNLY

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by ak
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calls for SNA to be Renamed
Replies: 94
Views: 8570

Re: Calls for SNA to be Renamed

Jumpin Jesus Christ! Just stop! Quit being so offended by every little thing!

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by ak
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Assembling a $35 Million Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Video
Replies: 17
Views: 3566

Re: Assembling a $35 Million Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Video

Great video! Pay no attention to the nose in the air blowhards.

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by ak
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details
Replies: 1199
Views: 47021

Re: The Shutdown Part 2 - reasons, effects and details

Republicans,Democrats…...Same s**t, different piles.

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by ak
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 70546

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

So UKs second biggest airport is closed for over 24hrs, due to some alleged drones that yet to be seen on any video, at the same time we posses the tech to deal with them, you can actually buy a plethora of drone radio jammers on a civilian market for crying out loud, yet you want to tell me that l...

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by ak
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 overran runway at BUR
Replies: 233
Views: 38789

Re: Southwest 737 slides off runway at BUR

LAXBUR wrote:
sixtyseven wrote:
Was the over run during takeoff, landing or taxi? They’re all done at the same speed at that outfit. :o


As stated several times in this post and linked news article... it was landing. Geesh.


And there he is! Lighten up there forum patrol. GEESH!

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by ak
Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 787 collided with building at ARN
Replies: 79
Views: 18102

Re: Air India 787 collided with building at ARN

AI = Accident Investigation(s)

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by ak
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Couple in hot water over "Stupid" stunt at SXM
Replies: 44
Views: 9384

Re: Couple in hot water over "Stupid" stunt at SXM

Many people don't know this, But its possible to read/see something you don't agree with on the internet and simply move on with your life.

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by ak
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Studying Russian Airbases with Google Earth
Replies: 6
Views: 2303

Re: Studying Russian Airbases with Google Earth

https://screenshots.firefox.com/aIdfUbUC6hVcYdbP/www.flightradar24.com A floating airbase up in Murmansk area Admiral Kuznetsov..... and some subs among other things https://theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/admiral-kuznetsov.jpg Where’s the tug that always has to drag that hunk of junk...

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by ak
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA aircraft on fire @ORD
Replies: 332
Views: 67070

Re: AA aircraft on fire @ORD

EIBoston wrote:
a380787 wrote:
oh great .... so UA's flight ops are also affected by what happened to AA .....

What a stupid ignorant comment! Unbelievable....

You guys take each other too seriously on this site. LOL

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by ak
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 2
Replies: 232
Views: 77380

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 2

Now it appears that a piece of luggage has washed up.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/luggage-piece-found-french-island-near-possible-mh370-130210347.html

[Edited 2015-07-30 09:32:37]

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by ak
Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 57
Replies: 273
Views: 51627

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 57

This thread has become something of a contest of who has the largest "Theory"!  Yeah sure

[Edited 2014-04-25 21:22:50]

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by ak
Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix/Arizona Aviation Thread Pt. 9
Replies: 256
Views: 20410

RE: Phoenix/Arizona Aviation Thread Pt. 9

Working in the backyard this early evening around 1720 and heard the unmistakable sound of a Starship. I looked up and sure enough there it was on final for RWY 9 (L/C/R) for KAZA/KIWA. Anyone know anything about which one this is? Anyone on the ground over there have any info on this one? I'd like ...

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by ak
Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 727 – 1963-2013 - 50 Years In The Air
Replies: 73
Views: 16172

RE: Boeing 727 – 1963-2013 - 50 Years In The Air

Long live the "Lead Sled"!

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by ak
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Declared Emergencies On Flightradar24.com
Replies: 10
Views: 16243

RE: Declared Emergencies On Flightradar24.com

I had to turn off the alert function on my phone app because of the emergencies in Europe that were waking me up in the wee hours!  

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by ak
Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Flight Attendants Approve Hawaii
Replies: 176
Views: 20253

RE: SWA Flight Attendants Approve Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ouboy79" class="quote" target="_blank">ouboy79</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Don't really see the point of comments lik...

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by ak
Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Totals Dads Airplane!
Replies: 48
Views: 14265

RE: 6 Year Old Totals Dads Airplane!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwy04lga" class="quote" target="_blank">rwy04lga</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Last line was funny: ''There is no word on...

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by ak
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Air Flt 9743 Trouble?
Replies: 9
Views: 3355

RE: Southern Air Flt 9743 Trouble?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MikeCT" class="quote" target="_blank">MikeCT</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>The blue line on Flighaware is the filed route...

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by ak
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Air Flt 9743 Trouble?
Replies: 9
Views: 3355

RE: Southern Air Flt 9743 Trouble?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spiritair97" class="quote" target="_blank">spiritair97</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Also, the aircraft is currently unti...

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by ak
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern Air Flt 9743 Trouble?
Replies: 9
Views: 3355

Southern Air Flt 9743 Trouble?

While at work this afternoon, I happened to look up and see a large a/c in a race track patten to the <acronym title="Air Namibia">SW</acronym> of the Phoenix metro area. I got on my Flightaware App on my phone and saw that it was Southern Air 9743 with a supposed route from KMJZ to KSUU. It made at...

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by ak
Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ID Fire Bomber Over Colorado Fire
Replies: 47
Views: 7309

RE: ID Fire Bomber Over Colorado Fire

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/threepoint" class="quote" target="_blank">threepoint</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Quoting rampart (Reply 9): dropping ...

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by ak
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down Near PHX
Replies: 80
Views: 37822

RE: Plane Down Near PHX

From the latest video it looks as though it was within 100' or less of missing the top. <param value="http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/video/videoplayer.swf?dppversion=11212" name="movie"/><param value="&skin=MP1ExternalAll-MFL.swf&embed=true&adSizeArray=300x240,,&adSrc=http%3A%2F%2Fad%2E...

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by ak
Thu Nov 24, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down Near PHX
Replies: 80
Views: 37822

RE: Plane Down Near PHX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/usxguy" class="quote" target="_blank">usxguy</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i> ak, Is that just above Lost Dutchman Park, ...

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by ak
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down Near PHX
Replies: 80
Views: 37822

RE: Plane Down Near PHX

According to 3TV News, the body of a child between the ages of 2 and 11 has been found by rescuers.

I hike that area a lot and from watching the Youtube video and seeing the news feed, this is going to be a recovery effort only.
God rest their souls.

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by ak
Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AH-64D's @ Kiwa
Replies: 3
Views: 3597

RE: AH-64D's @ Kiwa

Thanks Longbow. Loving the sound of Blackhawks buzzing my house right now at 1000ft on their way to Florence! Nice of the crew chief to wave back!

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by ak
Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AH-64D's @ Kiwa
Replies: 3
Views: 3597

AH-64D's @ Kiwa

So I live about 9 Mi to the southeast of KIWA directly under the approach path. Since yesterday there has been a steady stream of <acronym title="Air Algérie (Algeria)">AH</acronym>-64D's and <acronym title="Air Algérie (Algeria)">AH</acronym>-64X (without Longbow dome) at intervals of about 10 mins...

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by ak
Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wi-Fi Equipped WN Planes
Replies: 3
Views: 1694

RE: Wi-Fi Equipped WN Planes

<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="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>You should get an e-mail and or text from Southw...

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by ak
Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wi-Fi Equipped WN Planes
Replies: 3
Views: 1694

Wi-Fi Equipped WN Planes

Hey all, I'm headed up to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> from <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> this Thursday and was wondering how much of <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (...

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by ak
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 3 C-17's Impressive Approach Into IWA
Replies: 3
Views: 5864

3 C-17's Impressive Approach Into IWA

About 1:45pm today I was at the old <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> Proving Grounds today and looked up to see 3 C-17's make an impressive nose to tail flyby over Gateway, and equally impressive peel off one by one, drop gear and flaps and circle back around for landing. I've never seen a...

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by ak
Wed Oct 22, 2008 4:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 3 C-17's At IWA
Replies: 5
Views: 4921

3 C-17's At IWA

Today I noticed three C-17's parked at IWA in front of a remote building/hanger. Any idea why they are there? Last weekend I noticed them practicing touch and go's then a bit later that day they were lined up very close in trail (half mile) on the base leg and final approach for landing.

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by ak
Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working In LA, Help Needed
Replies: 20
Views: 2716

RE: Working In LA, Help Needed

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by ak
Sun Apr 13, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aircraft Screen Savers
Replies: 3
Views: 11118

Aircraft Screen Savers

Does anyone know where I can get an aircraft screen saver for my computer? Preferably a mix of military and commercial a/c.

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by ak
Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual Flight Into IWA
Replies: 5
Views: 2136

Unusual Flight Into IWA

I was just in my back yard down in Queen Creek and observed a B733 on final into IWA. I checked it out on FlightAware and it said that it was Piedmont Aviation Services, Inc. D/B/A Pace Airlines #4373 from MGGT. Is this a charter? FlightAware has the same flight listed yesterday too.

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by ak
Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA At DCA - Lazy As Usual
Replies: 28
Views: 5595

RE: TSA At DCA - Lazy As Usual

TSA's new motto - "Consistently Inconsistent"

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by ak
Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Acronyms
Replies: 80
Views: 7698

RE: Airline Acronyms

SWA - Sucks While Airbourne

[Edited 2006-08-15 10:08:51]

[Edited 2006-08-15 10:09:46]

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by ak
Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wings They Used To Give Kids, Do They Still?
Replies: 29
Views: 15452

RE: Wings They Used To Give Kids, Do They Still?

WN still does. Cheap plastic, two sided tape ones that stick to you for about one leg.

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by ak
Sun Aug 06, 2006 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gates That Airplane Crashes Originated From At JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 11638

RE: Gates That Airplane Crashes Originated From At

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by ak
Wed Aug 02, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300s To Get Winglets
Replies: 59
Views: 8461

RE: Southwest 737-300s To Get Winglets

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by ak
Fri Jul 28, 2006 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Reports $305 Million Profit For Q2
Replies: 37
Views: 8352

RE: US Airways Reports $305 Million Profit For Q2

Congrats to US and all their employees!

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by ak
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Drops MD80 Rear Stairs For Pilot At AUS.
Replies: 57
Views: 14850

RE: AA Drops MD80 Rear Stairs For Pilot At AUS.

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by ak
Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 Over My House In PHX
Replies: 10
Views: 5296

RE: Southwest 737 Over My House In PHX

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by ak
Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 Over My House In PHX
Replies: 10
Views: 5296

RE: Southwest 737 Over My House In PHX

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by ak
Mon Jun 26, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 Over My House In PHX
Replies: 10
Views: 5296

RE: Southwest 737 Over My House In PHX

You were probably seeing it trying to line back up after a go around. We had a couple of those tonight do to the dust and high winds. Its getting to be that time of year again.

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by ak
Sat Jun 17, 2006 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Wright Amendment Deal Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 7890

RE: Official Wright Amendment Deal Thread

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by ak
Fri Jun 09, 2006 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Marshals Concerned They're Too Visible
Replies: 37
Views: 4386

RE: Air Marshals Concerned They're Too Visible

You want to talk about FAMs standing out? Here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> employees, usually CSA Sups, walk the two of them out onto the ramp, up the stairs of the jetway in full view of the pax getting ready to board the same fli...

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by ak
Sat May 27, 2006 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-90 Minus #1 Engine In PHX
Replies: 1
Views: 4580

Delta MD-90 Minus #1 Engine In PHX

I was on my way to work yesterday and noticed a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-90 at the US Hangar in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> With the #1 cowling open. Then today t...

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