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by Yeastbeast
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 53
Views: 7202

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

Looks like the Mariners are on Delta again. Flight 8887 went from BFI to IAH on Thursday. They go play the Angels after Mondays game, would they fly into LAX or SNA?

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by Yeastbeast
Sat May 02, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA investigating Harrison Ford after runway incident
Replies: 35
Views: 9618

Re: Harrison Ford grounded

No one can deny Harrison Ford is a great ambassador for aviation. How, exactly, is Harrison Ford an ambassador for aviation? John Travolta is, or at least was, a great ambassador for aviation and aviation enthusiasm. Harrison Ford does nothing a great ambassador does. Nobody would even know he has ...

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Terms
Replies: 13
Views: 1054

Re: Aviation Terms

It would be nice if Anet had a glossary of terms, acronyms, and definitions we could use to look these things up.

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manual push back of a Wamos 744
Replies: 19
Views: 6069

Re: Manual push back of a Wamos 744

The guy coulda taken the forklift over to help with.

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 108
Views: 13647

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2020

Allegiant has announced it's suspending BLI, starting 3/24, until at least 6/3. They're blaming the border closure.

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by Yeastbeast
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening with Polar Air 717
Replies: 21
Views: 7207

Re: What's happening with Polar Air 717

Not everyone who reads these boards is a total avgeek and knows all this so thanks! Also using only the airline and airport codes in posts also causes this same confusion. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk So as usual we need to bow down to the whims of the minority...Got it... Well, there was a...

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?
Replies: 23
Views: 3993

Re: LUV Connection: Good name for a Southwest feeder airline?

Would Chuck Woolery provide the pre-flight video on LUV-connection?

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by Yeastbeast
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will an aircraft struggle with demand if its size exceeds the “80 metre box limit”?
Replies: 7
Views: 1841

Re: Will an aircraft struggle with demand if its size exceeds the “80 metre box limit”?

Plus, that whole "folding wing" tech alters ones conception of space requirements.

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BWI-PIT on Southern Airways Express; should I "connect" in MGW (Morgantown, WV) or DUJ (Dubois, PA)?
Replies: 18
Views: 1638

Re: BWI-PIT on Southern Airways Express; should I "connect" in MGW (Morgantown, WV) or DUJ (Dubois, PA)?

Eh, it's about a 4 hour drive. Are you doing an out and back the same day? If not, flying might not be your best choice. Is the train a viable option for you?

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BWI-PIT on Southern Airways Express; should I "connect" in MGW (Morgantown, WV) or DUJ (Dubois, PA)?
Replies: 18
Views: 1638

Re: BWI-PIT on Southern Airways Express; should I "connect" in MGW (Morgantown, WV) or DUJ (Dubois, PA)?

Eh, it's about a 4 hour drive. Are you doing an out and back the same day? If not, flying might not be your best choice. Is the train a viable option for you?

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by Yeastbeast
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta off the pavement in GRB
Replies: 19
Views: 4512

Re: Delta off the pavement in GRB

I'm a bit surprised there's GRB-ATL flights when MKE is so close, let alone ORD.

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Washington’s next commercial airport one step closer to taking flight Second Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission meeting Jan. 9 - Open to the public. OLYMPIA – 2020 kicks off with more work researching and discussing the location of Washington’s next commercial airport as the Commercial Avi...

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Delays Dallas Cowboys
Replies: 69
Views: 15443

Re: AA Strands Dallas Cowboys

NFL Teams travel with 140-180 or so personnel, so it's not a small contingent. 53 active (and not so small) players, plus a few spares, coaches, medical/trainers, security, equipment personnel, video crews, etc.... They also travel with probably 20,000+ pounds or more of equipment. No way a single ...

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by Yeastbeast
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Adopt an Airline
Replies: 22
Views: 1961

Re: Adopt an Airline

Alaska. I want a couple daily BLI-ROC non-stop so I can go visit family and friends wherever I want, without putting up with bullshit that is SEATAC.

Also, Nonstops to PDX and Bend/Redmond for dsytrips.

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 make 95 year old WWII veterans dream come true
Replies: 4
Views: 1777

Re: Jet2 make 95 year old WWII veterans dream come true

bennett123 wrote:
I assume that Onion is a joke site.

Yes, The Onion is a satire site. More to the topic though, an Attaboy to the airline for giving this gentleman a great experience.

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by Yeastbeast
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed
Replies: 50
Views: 9484

Re: AA Flight Diverts to DEN after Passenger Smokes weed

Gotta buy the edibles.... ;)

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by Yeastbeast
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

Thanks again everyone. His flight was delayed about 1/2 hour out of ORD, so I got dropped at arrivals and had my friend park in the cell lot. Once we grabbed his bag, we were in car and rolling in less than 5 minutes . Appreciate the tips!

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

A quick question: My 80-year old Dad is flying into Sea-Tac on Sunday, and a friend and I are going to pick him up. If we wait in the cell-phone lot, is it realistic for me to walk from the lot to arrivals? My dad won't have a phone, so I'd like to meet him at baggage, then call my friend in the lo...

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

NiMar wrote:
I don't think you can easily make that walk. You can probably have your friend drop you off then get back to the cell lot and wait for your call.

Thanks. I looked at the Google satellite pics, and it seemed on the border of reasonable. It's do-able, but..... Thanks again.

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

A quick question: My 80-year old Dad is flying into Sea-Tac on Sunday, and a friend and I are going to pick him up. If we wait in the cell-phone lot, is it realistic for me to walk from the lot to arrivals? My dad won't have a phone, so I'd like to meet him at baggage, then call my friend in the lot...

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by Yeastbeast
Mon May 06, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 30565

Re: Delta A220 route additions

jetskipper wrote:
Wonder what the fares on the DTW-DTW route will be.

Had the same question. Better get a meal on that flight. ;)

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA congestion INTL arrivals
Replies: 60
Views: 10407

Re: SEA congestion INTL arrivals

Maybe once that bullet train gets built between Vancouver and Seattle, YVR can be a reliever airport for SEA in terms of internatonal pax, they have room to expand! It's a common thing in Europe and Asia to have other cities act like reliever airports with the technology of bullet trains. Where wou...

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 MLB Charters
Replies: 44
Views: 9353

Re: 2019 MLB Charters

Duplicate. Sorry.

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 MLB Charters
Replies: 44
Views: 9353

Re: 2019 MLB Charters

Anybody have the Mariners flight number for the regular season? I tracked them sometimes last year, but have forgotten the number. IIRC, DL88xx.

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by Yeastbeast
Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/b ... 72365.html
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Allegiant announced today that they're dropping BLI-DEN. Port of Bellingham says they're trying to find a carrier to fly that route.

https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/b ... 72365.html

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internal FAA E-Mail Warns Workers About ‘Political Activity’
Replies: 10
Views: 2049

Re: Internal FAA E-Mail Warns Workers About ‘Political Activity’

Eh, usual CYA statement from the legal department. One would think most folks are savvy enough these days to cover their online tracks.

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by Yeastbeast
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Thread - 2019
Replies: 267
Views: 40365

Re: Washington State Thread - 2019

What are the possible effects of the Gov't shutdown on the opening of PAE?

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no Wright Brothers International Airport for DAY?
Replies: 9
Views: 1832

Re: Why no Wright Brothers International Airport for DAY?

Has DAY ever discussed dedicating their airport to the Wright Brothers? I know they did most of their flying in Kitty Hawk NC, however they were from Dayton OH and lived there most of their lives. I noticed the official name of the airport is Dayton International Airport. Just curious if they ever ...

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by Yeastbeast
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 374673

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

https://theaircurrent.com/dispatches/th ... e-on-777x/
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I love the graphic from Jon Ostrower that shows the engines being bigger than the fuselage of a 737: https://theaircurrent.com/dispatches/th ... e-on-777x/

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Data: scrap value of an A380
Replies: 41
Views: 11123

Re: Data: scrap value of an A380

That's a lot of beer cans and kegs. Fun fact, kegs are Stainless Steel. I sometimes wonder though, how many of the cans the brewery I work at used to be Boeings, which were made an hour away? I seem to recall the answer being none, because in fact the aluminum in airplanes is different from that fo...

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Data: scrap value of an A380
Replies: 41
Views: 11123

Re: Data: scrap value of an A380

atimp wrote:
That's a lot of beer cans and kegs.

Fun fact, kegs are Stainless Steel. I sometimes wonder though, how many of the cans the brewery I work at used to be Boeings, which were made an hour away?

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by Yeastbeast
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B-748 tail display
Replies: 23
Views: 5726

Re: B-748 tail display

I seem to remember an article in the Seattle paper that said they were going to downsize FoF, and remove the tail. Have they rethought that? EDIT: found the story: https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeing-snohomish-county-hold-key-to-future-of-flight-aviation-centers-future/ And...

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by Yeastbeast
Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?
Replies: 37
Views: 3960

Re: Should airport install SAM to defend drone attack?

What goes up, must come down.

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by Yeastbeast
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2018
Replies: 763
Views: 66356

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2018

I live near BLI, and my family is all in the ROC area, so I'd love to see something like that.

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by Yeastbeast
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wind Storm at SeaTac. Multiple Go-arounds
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

Re: Wind Storm at SeaTac. Multiple Go-arounds

I live a couple miles from BLI, and we've got trees down and power out. Hairy day here in the PNW.

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by Yeastbeast
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)
Replies: 36
Views: 4469

Re: Whats going on in SEA today (11/20)

Bellingham was clear and sunny most of the day, clouded up a bit in the afternoon, but BLI seems underequipped to take a bunch of extra flights.

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by Yeastbeast
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 520
Views: 52252

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

Long time lurker, first time poster. Just wondering what folks think lies ahead for BLI? Any chance of different carriers coming in? Increased routes for existing carriers? The effect of PAE opening on BLI?

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