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by JettNC
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heart Unveils Electric Propulsion System for ES-19 Airliner
Replies: 63
Views: 6095

Re: Heart Unveils Electric Propulsion System for ES-19 Airliner

Since the original AIN article mentions this airliner will use "automotive industry batteries", it likely refers to either lithium ion or nickel hydride batteries. There are major impact effects on the capacity, charging, life and output of batteries caused by temperatures outside of opti...

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by JettNC
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heart Unveils Electric Propulsion System for ES-19 Airliner
Replies: 63
Views: 6095

Re: Heart Unveils Electric Propulsion System for ES-19 Airliner

Since the original AIN article mentions this airliner will use "automotive industry batteries", it likely refers to either lithium ion or nickel hydride batteries. There are major impact effects on the capacity, charging, life and output of batteries caused by temperatures outside of optim...

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by JettNC
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Odd CAB routes
Replies: 27
Views: 2743

Re: Odd CAB routes

Back in the 1970s multi hops on majors were much more common than they were 10 years later when the CAB ended in the mid 1980s. For example, March 1973 a 72S, DL Flight 200 route IAH-BPT-SHV-ATL-LGA-PWM-BGR. That was Houston departure at 1:22 PM Central with end of day BGR arrival at 10:30 PM Easter...

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by JettNC
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9318

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

April 1 2020 Breaking Airline Business News we will never see?
Major US Airlines and LCCs to offer Free Flights to passengers willing to pay regular baggage fees for 2 pieces of checked luggage on the same flight.

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by JettNC
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 354
Views: 59929

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

Alligent Air bases: Allentown, Asheville, Bellingham, Cincinnati, Concord, Des Moines, Fort Walton Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Grand Rapids, Indianapolis. Knoxville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, Oakland, Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa, Pittsburgh, Punta Gorda, Savannah, St. Petersburg.

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by JettNC
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: L1011 Question About a Small Detail
Replies: 31
Views: 4313

Re: L1011 Question About a Small Detail

As a side note, The EAL Tristar photo of ship 310, shown in an earlier post was the L1011 that crashed into the Everglades on 12/29/1972 on a flight from JFK to MIA. It was the subject of books and two TV movies, The Ghost of Flight 401.

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by JettNC
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are turboprops so unpopular in the US?
Replies: 182
Views: 29096

Re: Why are turboprops so unpopular in the US?

There was also concerns, beginning years ago, after several icing related accidents, especially in the northern latitudes. Many turboprops used rubber deicing boots for ice protection, where most jets used engine bleed air from the high or low stage compressor sections for more effective aircraft an...

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by JettNC
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is everything at EWR Brown?
Replies: 54
Views: 15131

Re: Why is everything at EWR Brown?

Brown or Leather Brown is a common color for professional rust protection paint for heavy duty, industrial applications that was often used at airports, bridges and areas where highly corrosion resistant paint is required. Before deicing pads came into wide use, dicing liquid was sprayed in many air...

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by JettNC
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU
Replies: 16
Views: 2710

Re: Endeavor building a maintenance base in RDU

Unless there is newer info, as of 9/5 the latest RDU news From the Endevor Air Corporate website appears that the RDU operation will be similar to their LGA Maintenance Ops as a 'Line Maintenance Operation' which generally refers to minor, unscheduled or scheduled maintenance carried out on aircraft...

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by JettNC
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would it be better if BA flew their LCY-NY flight to LGA?
Replies: 81
Views: 11902

Re: Would it be better if BA flew their LCY-NY flight to LGA?

There are no US Customs and Immigration facilities at LaGuardia.

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