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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: 3952

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: 180
Views: 24591

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: 13139

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: 2456

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: 11324

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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