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by charlienorth
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Stuck two nights in LIT: Can't push back
Replies: 23
Views: 3429

Re: Stuck two nights in LIT: Can't push back

Driving it down was probably the best option, probably too big to fit in a cargo compartment and is probable considered HAZMAT for shipping.

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by charlienorth
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 34799

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

If WN pays techs more than the majors than management can play games for quite some time.. That was in the past with all the foot dragging they've fallen behind. It would be nice to settle and have to pay back pay to 2012.

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by charlienorth
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 34799

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

" Southwest Airlines may be just a training ground for mechanics that want to move onto one of the so called major airlines such as Delta and United. .Southwest has traditionally paid it's techs better than the majors, this is SWA management playing games, with the current economy it would be h...

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by charlienorth
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 34799

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

wouldn't have this problem if they would bargain in good faith, demand out strips supply of AMT's now..don't think they can pull an NWA manuever now.

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by charlienorth
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Announcement Tease (6/26 and 6/27)
Replies: 81
Views: 10576

Re: Sun Country Announcement Tease (6/26 and 6/27)

Sun Country also announced MSN-TPA and MSN-RSW

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by charlienorth
Mon May 14, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences
Replies: 45
Views: 5122

Re: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences

Thank you ALPA for wasting my taxpayer money having to defend the DOT decision. .
Thank you ALPA for representing your membership and all U.S. airline employees in the process.

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by charlienorth
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AED's on PAX aircraft?
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: AED's on PAX aircraft?

AED required on aircraft operated under part 121 over 7500 lbs max payload capacity and at least one flight attendant.

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 13293

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

Instead of whining and complaining read the E-mail from Kirby and read the Q&A, I see so many assumptions here that are answered if you just read it, don't just jump on the piss and moan band wagon and see how it works,

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 13293

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

Instead of whining and complaining read the E-mail from Kirby and read the Q&A, I see so many assumptions here that are answered if you just read it, don't just jump on the piss and moan band wagon and see how it works,

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by charlienorth
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 427
Views: 95498

Re: Attention LHR Spotters: Final 744 en route UA901

Damn it, I think you're right. I must've misread it as LHR-SFO. Well, its better to be too early than too late. Is the return to SFO going to be the same LHR A/C that will later operate the final ICN? No it seems the return LHR-SFO is the last revenue flight for N117UA. https://www.flightradar24.co...

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by charlienorth
Wed May 03, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service, but want airlines to self-regulate
Replies: 52
Views: 4695

Re: US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service, but want airlines to self-regulate

Ah yes The U.S. Congress, government people who give us great customer oriented operations like the DMV, IRS and others lecturing businesses they deregulated on customer service.

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by charlienorth
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Blue HYD SYS LO PRESS during long flights
Replies: 21
Views: 2501

Re: A320 Blue HYD SYS LO PRESS during long flights

Is it just on the ECAM display or do you get a local alert too?

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by charlienorth
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12818

Re: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

I'd be real interested in hearing from pilots like Sully and their thought processes as they faced their touchdown. How the time distortion felt to them, how they evaluated their options, and how crowded they felt for time to analyze the situation -- all that could help shed light on this incident....

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by charlienorth
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12818

Re: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

Wow Craig this is a labor of love and I am impressed, one thing that come to mind in your last post is reaction time, I just saw Sully and one thing that came up was reaction time, with such limited time to evaluate what was going on and then respond is something to consider, one thing for sure it s...

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by charlienorth
Sun Sep 18, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: Explosion reported in New York
Replies: 49
Views: 2417

Re: Breaking News: Explosion reported in New York

There is a little bit of truth to that, but if Fox isn't calling it a terrorist attack then it's not clear that it is an Islamic Terrorist attack. Not every terrorist is an islamic terrorist. Terrorists have existed before radical Islam and will keep existing after it's gone. Ya those Gay Morman gr...

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by charlienorth
Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas dispatches Airbus A330-303 with non compliant MEL
Replies: 14
Views: 5032

Re: Qantas dispatches Airbus A330-303 with non compliant MEL

I recall something with #1 ADIRU on an A330 (maybe A330) causing an incident because it was giving false info to the captain's instruments...

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by charlienorth
Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas dispatches Airbus A330-303 with non compliant MEL
Replies: 14
Views: 5032

Re: Qantas dispatches Airbus A330-303 with non compliant MEL

I thought it would be maintenance? I'm not entirely sure how this works tbh.

Once the MEL has been entered into the system it becomes a flight ops and dispatch problem.

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by charlienorth
Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Flight Engineer
Replies: 12
Views: 3013

RE: 727 Flight Engineer

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tb727" class="quote" target="_blank">tb727</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>t's gonna be a crappy job though. </i></font></t...

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by charlienorth
Thu Apr 28, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Flight Engineer
Replies: 12
Views: 3013

RE: 727 Flight Engineer

If there's any 727s left new hire pilots or flight engineers.

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by charlienorth
Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Not Interested In MIA-Asia
Replies: 182
Views: 20846

RE: American Airlines Not Interested In MIA-Asia

<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="#116" class="quote">Reply 116</a>):<br/><i>Quoting charlienorth (Reply 115): Damn I...

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by charlienorth
Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Not Interested In MIA-Asia
Replies: 182
Views: 20846

RE: American Airlines Not Interested In MIA-Asia

Damn I'm surprised...I was a Chinese restaurant in Miami so there's got be some kind of trade!   

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by charlienorth
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10371

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/a380787" class="quote" target="_blank">a380787</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>It's always the exact same cast of charact...

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by charlienorth
Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10371

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

So why not just stop the Gordo love fest and let Oscar do his job? It seems as as if people just want to have something from the past when we have a guy who has pretty much just started and needs to be given a chance.

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by charlienorth
Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10371

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/F9Animal" class="quote" target="_blank">F9Animal</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>I am shocked to see all the hate going t...

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by charlienorth
Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10371

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/catiii" class="quote" target="_blank">catiii</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>This is an asinine statement. Practically al...

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by charlienorth
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10371

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

He needs to stay retired and keep his irrelevant nose out of UAL.

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by charlienorth
Tue Apr 05, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United And IAM Reach TA
Replies: 48
Views: 6351

RE: United And IAM Reach TA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetmatt777" class="quote" target="_blank">jetmatt777</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>On first glance it looks pretty good, ...

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by charlienorth
Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United And IAM Reach TA
Replies: 48
Views: 6351

RE: United And IAM Reach TA

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

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by charlienorth
Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Professional Flight Engineer
Replies: 21
Views: 6809

RE: The Professional Flight Engineer

When the flight engineers became a requirement most U.S. airlines made this a position as a promotion from mechanic, in the late 50's it became a jurisdictional dispute about having 2 different unions in the cockpit, some airlines used it for new hire pilots and never had a dispute but as jets were ...

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 27, 2016 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Capital Airlines Fleet With United Merger
Replies: 20
Views: 5589

RE: Capital Airlines Fleet With United Merger

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Archer" class="quote" target="_blank">Archer</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i> My first jet ride was on a Capitol DC-8 fan...

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by charlienorth
Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Capital Airlines Fleet With United Merger
Replies: 20
Views: 5589

RE: Capital Airlines Fleet With United Merger

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sparky35805" class="quote" target="_blank">sparky35805</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>.Capitol was a non-sked or supplemen...

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12818

RE: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

Disregard above..it is no longer in you tube, I was looking at the old Buster Keaton commercials and it was in the same column.

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12818

RE: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

My CRS is kicking in...I forgot that if you go to youtube and put in Northwest flight 706 there is some amatuer film footage taken at the site shortly after the crash.

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12818

RE: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CraigHagstrom" class="quote" target="_blank">CraigHagstrom</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Wow, thanks for the tip. I had...

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terminal Cancer
Replies: 95
Views: 7998

Terminal Cancer

Sorry to see this, I could say all the canned stuff but as a cancer survivor I know it's sometimes hard to hear, but I do wish the best for you and your loved ones.

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by charlienorth
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12818

RE: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

The Chicago Tribune archives have a lot of eyewitness accounts and some photos,like the top pf the tracks where impact first occurred. I'm thinking the ailerons were jammed up in the full left bank and couldn't be budged because of the disconnected turnbuckle half being caught in structure, grew up ...

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by charlienorth
Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans To Launch SFO-Hangzhou In China
Replies: 96
Views: 20464

RE: UA Plans To Launch SFO-Hangzhou In China

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mcdu" class="quote" target="_blank">Mcdu</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>. I still here pilots complaining about the clos...

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by charlienorth
Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antonin Scalia Dead
Replies: 293
Views: 6577

RE: Antonin Scalia Dead

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/luckyone" class="quote" target="_blank">luckyone</a> (<a href="#106" class="quote">Reply 106</a>):<br/><i>Take the knee-jerk broad stroking abou...

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by charlienorth
Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antonin Scalia Dead
Replies: 293
Views: 6577

RE: Antonin Scalia Dead

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LittleFokker" class="quote" target="_blank">LittleFokker</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>As for Scalia, I won't gloat too...

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by charlienorth
Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lee Seeham And Southwest Pilots
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

RE: Lee Seeham And Southwest Pilots

Sounds like Mr. Seham doesn't play well with others.

http://www.transformdpa.org/2011/11/...dents-message-lee-seham-issue.html

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by charlienorth
Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Iranian Pilots And Cockpit Automation Advances
Replies: 30
Views: 9213

RE: Iranian Pilots And Cockpit Automation Advances

As with any group of professionals they'll do fine with the transition.

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by charlienorth
Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Close To 737-700 Purchase
Replies: 108
Views: 26594

RE: UA Close To 737-700 Purchase

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seahawk" class="quote" target="_blank">seahawk</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>There are 210 Airbuses that need to be rep...

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by charlienorth
Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's Fired HKG FAs-Any Updates?
Replies: 106
Views: 17474

RE: UA's Fired HKG FAs-Any Updates?

A mechanic would have signed this off as no defects found, the fa's in my opinion were trying to pull some kind of a power trip..seen it many times in 25 years on the operational side, the captain,corporate safety were satisfied with the findings, what more did these fa's want? The airlines have pol...

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by charlienorth
Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 - 43 Years Ago Today
Replies: 25
Views: 6131

RE: Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 - 43 Years Ago Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N501US" class="quote" target="_blank">N501US</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Will someone please explain the following qu...

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by charlienorth
Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana
Replies: 35
Views: 4895

RE: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana

Why would there be flights from Key West to Havana? Wouldn't this be a waste of a frequency? It's looking like the same justification to have Daily <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Oslo - Gard...

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by charlienorth
Thu Dec 31, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Black Lives Matter Disrupt MSP And Mall Of America
Replies: 171
Views: 4221

RE: Black Lives Matter Disrupt MSP And Mall Of America

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO AS</a> (<a href="#100" class="quote">Reply 100</a>):<br/><i>A better question is, does BLM even un...

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by charlienorth
Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Regional Popularity Of Men Wearing Pink Shirts
Replies: 68
Views: 3970

RE: Regional Popularity Of Men Wearing Pink Shirts

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>That is because pink is my favor...

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by charlienorth
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flown On Crashed Planes?
Replies: 97
Views: 18957

RE: Flown On Crashed Planes?

I know for sure I was on N312RC <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> in 1984, this was the aircraft that c...

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by charlienorth
Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Board Weighs Replacing Munoz
Replies: 79
Views: 15782

RE: UA Board Weighs Replacing Munoz

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/difrano789" class="quote" target="_blank">difrano789</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>No please dont ever think of bring S...

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by charlienorth
Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL And Munoz Labor Summit - Sorry Can't Make It
Replies: 61
Views: 12613

RE: UAL And Munoz Labor Summit - Sorry Can't Make It

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/winginit" class="quote" target="_blank">winginit</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i> indeed, and given your attitude and the...

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