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by Tucker1
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 MAX Production storage during grounding.
Replies: 37
Views: 5981

Re: Where will Boeing park undelivered MAXs?

Stock up 1.57% Friday? Hardly think they’re struggling. Coming back stronger than ever, believe it or not. They won't have a problem finding spots to park them. They have more resources than people know.

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by Tucker1
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the era of economically successful planes over?
Replies: 61
Views: 9588

Re: Is the era of economically successful planes over?

Ziyulu wrote:
Flying will be boring in 20 years, where nearly every narrow-body aircraft is either a 737 or 320 and every wide-body aircraft is either a 787 or 350.

As someone who cannot afford to fly as often as others, flying will always be a joy.

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by Tucker1
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Rescue of Injured Skier in France
Replies: 30
Views: 4658

Re: Helicopter Rescue of Injured Skier in France

seat55a wrote:
The actual pickup was made using the hoist. Why didn't they use it for everything? Or longline a basket to a safe location? Would like to see the safety case for doing it this way.

You are wrong.

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by Tucker1
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CR9 off runway at COU
Replies: 36
Views: 9795

Re: AA CR9 off runway at COU

Winter storm all around. Not much they can change.

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by Tucker1
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viking Cruises revives Mississippi plans; what it means for MSY/MEM/STL/MSP air service?
Replies: 57
Views: 6810

Re: Viking Cruises revives Mississippi plans; what it means for MSY/MEM/STL/MSP air service?

Traveling upstream to MSP, they will need to be able to fit through the locks. Not sure of the dimensions of the boats. I guess they'll take that into mind.

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by Tucker1
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 7994

Re: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

Good for them. Not too difficult to get regional flights out on time. Lmfao

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by Tucker1
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 7994

Re: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

Good for them. Not too difficult to get regional flights out on time. Lmfao

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by Tucker1
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today
Replies: 73
Views: 15966

Re: WOW AIR nonstop KEF-LAX with A 321 today

OK....SMH

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by Tucker1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are serious incidents investigated?
Replies: 34
Views: 4603

Re: Plane NEARLY crashed investigation team

'Near Crashes' or other issues are investigated all the time by the federal authorities. End of story. Okay to close the thread. Why? The OP is simply asking a question. Why close it? Some forums are for asking questions. Not all of us are "experts" like you. Just trying to learn... Let u...

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by Tucker1
Thu Nov 22, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest To Bozeman?
Replies: 27
Views: 3989

Re: Southwest To Bozeman?

Bottom line, not enough traffic, not enough revenue for a airline like southwest. Fly a regional airline in there and be happy with that. Not the worst thing in the world. Honestly I can't believe all the rich stuck up skiers would actually fly a domestic flight there in the first place.

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by Tucker1
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway incursion Nov 13th at PVG: DL582 (A359) aborted take off
Replies: 62
Views: 15961

Re: Runway incursion Nov 13th at PVG: DL582 (A359) aborted take off

[quote="Okcflyer"]Overheating brakes at only 110 knots seems a bit odd as that’s quite below normal V1s. Hot brakes? Of course. Hot to the point of needing intervention beyond just waiting? Eh? Glad no one was hurt![/quote

Don't see how it could hurt though.

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by Tucker1
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Female Pilots in Commercial Aviation
Replies: 120
Views: 12169

Re: Female Pilots in Commercial Aviation

Too many 'elitists' here. There's no way a woman couldn't be as qualified as a man to be a pilot. Some need to get off their high horses and accept that fact. It isn't a gender specific career as some other careers could be perceived.

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by Tucker1
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Female Pilots in Commercial Aviation
Replies: 120
Views: 12169

Re: Female Pilots in Commercial Aviation

I'm not sure most of you on here realize just how much women have to put up with to be airline pilots. I know I didn't realize how pervasive the sexism is against female pilots until I happened to randomly get paired to fly with women on four trips over five weeks. Seeing it week after week finally...

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by Tucker1
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA issues emergency 737 Max airworthiness order
Replies: 95
Views: 24820

Re: FAA issues emergency 737 Max airworthiness order

Knee-jerk action. If my next 10+ flights were on a max 8, I wouldn't think twice about getting on board. There should be more investigation into pilot response before the FAA comes a conclusion like this so soon. Now if my next 10+ flights on the max 8 were with lion air, I WOULD think twice about g...

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by Tucker1
Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Female Pilots in Commercial Aviation
Replies: 120
Views: 12169

Re: Female Pilots in Commercial Aviation

Just as a side note. United has the most women pilots of any airline in the world, and by a fairly large margin, in the US. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2018/04/19/the-airlines-with-the-most-female-pilots-infographic/amp/ Must be a graphic or statistic based on ve...

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by Tucker1
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why are flight simulator pictures allowed on this site?
Replies: 7
Views: 3769

Why are flight simulator pictures allowed on this site?

I come here to see genuine photos, not screen shots from someone's damn game.

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by Tucker1
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12837

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

They were probably at about a 3 mile final when they started the go around. Hopefully they will be hanged, drawn and quartered to serve as an example to other pilots. Almost making a big mistake will not be tolerated. That would really promote a safety culture and get to the root cause. There's som...

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by Tucker1
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 59
Views: 10766

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

Where was the collision? Bad thread title.

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by Tucker1
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 99816

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

How would a costumer service agent know how to even start a modern twin engine turboprop? It's not like just pushing buttons or moving levers. Everybody should be able to start the engines after reading the manual or some other kind of training. It is no rocket science, especially for people, who a...

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by Tucker1
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)
Replies: 170
Views: 17574

Re: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)

Safety issue, that's it. Find another method of shipping your cargo. I fly a dozen fishing rods and tackle from Wisconsin to Miami on a flight beforehand and they are ready to go for me when I get there to continue on to Marathon. At least $8,000 worth. Figure it out. A cello does not have a place i...

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by Tucker1
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 28951

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

BojamDelta wrote:
https://goo.gl/images/TvfhWS

Sorry I'm useless at uploading photos but this link is for that pic.
Shows a BA 767 next to a US a320 then 3 744s in a row.
Again sorry if it can't be seen but that's the link to the pic anyway.

Bo)am

Thanks! I that did the trick!

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by Tucker1
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 28951

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

BojamDelta wrote:
https://goo.gl/images/TvfhWS

Sorry I'm useless at uploading photos but this link is for that pic.
Shows a BA 767 next to a US a320 then 3 744s in a row.
Again sorry if it can't be seen but that's the link to the pic anyway.

Bo)am


Thanks! Got it now!

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by Tucker1
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 28951

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

What pic? Like to see that first.

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by Tucker1
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 28951

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

What pic?

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by Tucker1
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Teenager tries to steal American Eagle jet
Replies: 46
Views: 13092

Re: Teenager tries to steal American Eagle jet

stratosphere wrote:
Considering teenagers today cannot even drive a car with a stick shift that was pretty ambitious to try to steal an E jet.


Pretty big generalization there. Most kids in my area know how.

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by Tucker1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Intl’ Economy Meal Trial
Replies: 54
Views: 10413

Re: Delta Intl’ Economy Meal Trial

Lets hope, on INTERNATIONAL flights they use the word "entrees" correctly! Not the strange North American usage. In Canada & the U.S., an entree is the main dish; one eats it after the appetizer. The usage is not strange to the approximately 355 million English speakers who employ it ...

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by Tucker1
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ejects passengers over airplane mode spat
Replies: 177
Views: 16879

Re: Delta ejects passengers over airplane mode spat

Just another money grab. Simple enough. Do what the fa says, don't bitch and moan about something so small and petty, and everything will be alright. But nooo, I want, I want, I want. It's people like this, and not the fa's that make more and more flights bad experiences.

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by Tucker1
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY flight from MSP - LAS forgets the luggage!
Replies: 49
Views: 7448

Re: SY flight from MSP - LAS forgets the luggage!

My experiences with sun country have always been good. But in the last few months things have been tough for them. I might be late to the party but did they just get a different owner or ceo?

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by Tucker1
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Private pilot training question.
Replies: 13
Views: 1742

Re: Private pilot training question.

Yeah, I should have used a different term. Thanks guys! I pry wasn't close enough hear it throttle back up.

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by Tucker1
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Private pilot training question.
Replies: 13
Views: 1742

Private pilot training question.

Last evening I was out in my driveway and as far as I could tell there was a c172 flying about 2,000 feet overhead. Just as I was watching it, there was a loud "pop" from the engine then no sound as I watched it sail behind other houses. My question is if during training the instructor wil...

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by Tucker1
Sun May 27, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Service Dog gives birth to puppies at TPA!
Replies: 22
Views: 2015

Re: Service Dog gives birth to puppies at TPA!

Again, please keep this thread positive! No comments about the fact that the mother shouldn't have been traveling, etc! This thread is to celebrate the fact that 8 little miracles were born in TPA yesterday! Face it, there's always people out there that aren't happy unless they're bitching about so...

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by Tucker1
Sat May 12, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9533

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

What a worthless tread. There are stupid things done and said all the time. Just another internet drama tread forJerry springer type that don’t bring good conversation/discussion. I don’t remember seeing so man when this site was a paid site. If you’re so embarrassed by the alleged violation why wo...

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by Tucker1
Thu May 03, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

Thanks guys! I'll definitely check them out!

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by Tucker1
Thu May 03, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

Best regards from an aviation enthusiast. Thanks for the ones that were helpfull and not critical of my question!

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FlyHossD wrote:
Wikipedia has a decent summary:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convair_NB-36H

Thanks!

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

Um, can you imagine the disaster when one of these aircraft crashed into a populated area? Never going to happen. I would never fly on one of these birds and I wouldn't even want one of them flying over my house. True, a nuclear powered aircraft hitting the ground would be a hand full. Not making f...

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

Um, can you imagine the disaster when one of these aircraft crashed into a populated area? Never going to happen. I would never fly on one of these birds and I wouldn't even want one of them flying over my house. True, a nuclear powered aircraft hitting the ground would be a hand full. Not making f...

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

LockheedBBD wrote:
Not until nuclear fusion technology (the safest/harmless nuclear technology available) in a small and light package becomes feasible. Which is to say, maybe 100-200 years from now, if ever.

Agreed

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

Maybe a possibility in the future with new technology though? Just another idea thrown out there. Keep all options alive, never stop imagining.

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Re: Nuclear powered aircraft?

I knew it was dangerous, could end up horrible, just came to mind. Thanks jetblueguy22 for the info I was looking for!

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates starts storing the A380
Replies: 125
Views: 39162

Re: Emirates starts storing the A380

zeke wrote:
11 777s and 1 380 this month, it will be 14 777s and 6 A380s next month, 11 777s and 3 A380s in June.

Douche

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear powered aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 4728

Nuclear powered aircraft?

Would it be feasible to make a nuclear powered airliner sometime? If not, i'm guessing the military has already thought of it.

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIRBUS 2020-2030 development projects A360, A370 opportunities.
Replies: 289
Views: 58728

Re: AIRBUS 2020-2030 development projects A360, A370 opportunities.

Hah!! Good one. In their dreams maybe. Keep on dreaming, that's all they got

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by Tucker1
Wed May 02, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline companies stare at a burning issue as fuel prices skyrocket
Replies: 54
Views: 9688

Re: Airline companies stare at a burning issue as fuel prices skyrocket

Depends a lot on where you get your fuel

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by Tucker1
Tue May 01, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying 2000 miles over open water in twins powered by CFM56-7
Replies: 257
Views: 27834

Re: Flying 2000 miles over open water in twins powered by CFM56-7

What you have to ask yourself is how long this type of engine has been in service and how much use in total such as hours have been put on it. Just because one operator has had some trouble for whatever reason doesn’t mean the engine is suddenly unsafe if everyone else’s is fine still. No, but give...

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by Tucker1
Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World’s Most Valuable and Strongest Airline Brands Revealed, with US3 Taking the Top 3 Spots
Replies: 50
Views: 10698

Re: World’s Most Valuable and Strongest Airline Brands Revealed, with US3 Taking the Top 3 Spots

Thanks for the platitudes. I guess you are the life and soul of all parties you go to, and are the one who has to explain sarcasm to your colleagues! What are your 3 favourite world-renowned airlines that you have used first hand? Just saying it's not life or death. I was interested in seeing the r...

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by Tucker1
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World’s Most Valuable and Strongest Airline Brands Revealed, with US3 Taking the Top 3 Spots
Replies: 50
Views: 10698

Re: World’s Most Valuable and Strongest Airline Brands Revealed, with US3 Taking the Top 3 Spots

Just like every other ranking survey thread on here, everybody thinks that they are right and the data is wrong. Give it a rest already. It doesn't affect your life, so why let it bug you? There are more important things in life than to worry about rankings. Take it easy. Thanks for the platitudes....

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by Tucker1
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World’s Most Valuable and Strongest Airline Brands Revealed, with US3 Taking the Top 3 Spots
Replies: 50
Views: 10698

Re: World’s Most Valuable and Strongest Airline Brands Revealed, with US3 Taking the Top 3 Spots

Just like every other ranking survey thread on here, everybody thinks that they are right and the data is wrong. Give it a rest already. It doesn't affect your life, so why let it bug you? There are more important things in life than to worry about rankings. Take it easy.

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by Tucker1
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are modern aircraft engines really becoming less reliable?
Replies: 34
Views: 5379

Re: Are modern aircraft engines really becoming less reliable?

More engines today than in the past. Ratio of failures is pry the same

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