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by WesternDC6
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO served multiple LA area airports with one flight, how many other carriers did this?
Replies: 43
Views: 7318

Re: CO served multiple LA area airports with one flight, how many other carriers did this?

I had the wonderful experience of flying on an Alaska 727 --ONT-BUR-PDX-SEA one sunny and clear afternoon back in '85. I didn't expect to fly to Burbank from Ontario, but it was a fun to take off and fly down the 10 freeway towards LA then do a quick circle to land on Runway 15. One of the more uniq...

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by WesternDC6
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any fixed wing operators between JFK-EWR-LGA ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3271

Re: Any fixed wing operators between JFK-EWR-LGA ?

In 1968 I flew on a Shorts Skyvan commuter from JFK to EWR and then down to Mercer County Airport NJ (I don't think it is there anymore). I don't remember the airline. The flight was at night and we flew directly over the Statue of Liberty. My Dad also took a flight from Mercer County up to JFK in a...

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by WesternDC6
Thu May 09, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 121
Views: 22125

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

My first of two trips on the type was Allegheny from JFK to Pittsburgh with stops in Rochester and Syracuse...this in the summer of '74. I took this flights for the extra two stops. The only other time was on Horizon from Seattle to Spokane around '84 or so.

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by WesternDC6
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FIN12 Odd SFO Departure Over San Bruno Mountain
Replies: 26
Views: 5548

Re: FIN12 Odd SFO Departure Over San Bruno Mountain

I remember the incident involving United Airlines Flight 863...a B747 which departed off of 28R in 1998. There was an engine failure on takeoff and the aircraft narrowly missed hitting San Bruno Mountain as the pilots were dealing with the engine out situation. I think United initiated a some traini...

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