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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill Cosby gets Prison for 3 to 10 Years
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: Bill Cosby gets Prison for 3 to 10 Years

I about drove off the road this morning when I heard his attorney argued that he was "in remission" because he "hadn't had sex with anyone against their will for over 5 years."

THAT'S a defense? Ugh....

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by EA CO AS
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tests Virtual Reality headsets in First Class
Replies: 15
Views: 2261

Re: Alaska tests Virtual Reality headsets in First Class

slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
Is AS still this mad they didn't install PTVs when they should have.


Go home, slc, you're drunk.... ;)

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska tests Virtual Reality headsets in First Class
Replies: 15
Views: 2261

Re: Alaska tests Virtual Reality headsets in First Class

So plane banks left, your VR Movie/Game banks right, and you brain just gives up and spins...... Sounds fun, but I think anybody with any sort of motion sickness may want to pass. In a well-coordinated turn, especially above FL 100, most people barely feel a turn. The soda in your cup doesn't even ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3102
Views: 366553

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

I'm just not sure I can see the business case, though, to replace the A320s. IIRC, the last of the A320 leases are up by 2025/2026, so there's plenty of opportunity to take new deliveries on a 1:1 basis as the Airbus fleet is slowly returned as the leases expire, and I'd imagine Boeing would permit...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3102
Views: 366553

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

My guess, and I want to be clear that this is a guess only: o Boeing formally launches at the Paris Air Show o AS commits to being one of the launch customers o In the same deal, AS commits to returning to an all-Boeing fleet with new orders for the 737MAX9, MAX10, and the rumored 797-6 Total orders...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

If true, Kavanaugh is done. Unless Grassley tries to just ram this through. Which he won't. Oh I thought it’s OK to shove things down our throats because we’re all such amoral leftists that we deserve it? It is, and your side does deserve it. But Grassley will most likely exhibit a spine made of Si...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

BREAKING - potential story about to come out from Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer of a second potential Kavanaugh accuser. So here's how it changes things, if there's another accuser, no matter how credible (or lacking credibility); since Grassley already postponed to allow Dr. Ford to testify, he'll b...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

BREAKING - potential story about to come out from Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer of a second potential Kavanaugh accuser. So here's how it changes things, if there's another accuser, no matter how credible (or lacking credibility); since Grassley already postponed to allow Dr. Ford to testify, he'll be...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Nah. Unusual, but not “weird.” It will have to be authenticated of course. Yes maybe that’s the better word. It is quite unusual. Even if they show he was out of town much of the summer, I’m not sure it’s all that helpful when no one can pinpoint the party’s exact date. Swimsuit suggests summer. In...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

am I alone in thinking it’s odd that anyone would just happen to have 36 year old calendars just laying around? No more so than having a 36 year old unsubstantiated claim just laying around. Or even a soiled blue dress. You keep using that word. I do not believe it means what you think it means. Ho...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

VTKillarney wrote:
I actually think that this is going to hurt the Democrats in the midterms.


I'm inclined to agree; and if they do somehow win the House in November, it could give President Trump an effective target to galvanize Republican voters in 2020.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

OA412 wrote:
am I alone in thinking it’s odd that anyone would just happen to have 36 year old calendars just laying around?


No more so than having a 36 year old unsubstantiated claim just laying around. Or even a soiled blue dress.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

If this were your daughter, wife, sister would you tell them to just go on with life and not say anything about being attacked? Being completely serious, if this were under the same circumstances as Dr. Ford, yes, absolutely I'd tell them to let it go. Not because I don't believe in justice, but be...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

NYT is now reporting that Kavanaugh has calendars from 1982 that show he was out of town nearly the entire summer, and will be turning them over to the Senate.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

And quite simply, from a legal standpoint, there's no way the DA would NOT investigate this if the victim pressed charges. There is no statute of limitations on this alleged crime. So, the DA would be duty-bound to investigate Investigate, yes. Prosecute, no. But words mean things, and here's what ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

There is plenty to investigate, and the district attorney in Maryland has said he will prosecute if Dr. ford presses charges. Obviously the accuser can narrow the time period to a pretty small window and other students have begun corroborating the evidence. The accuser has named individuals she bel...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

D L X - Investigate WHAT? There's nothing to investigate when the accuser can't even remember the year this allegedly occurred, let alone where, and can't find a single corroborating witness, nor anyone else who will suggest that such a pattern of behavior existed. No law enforcement agency worth th...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

EA, buddy, scroll up. We’re perfectly willing to sacrifice Booker for Kavanaugh and Trump. After all, as you say, acts matter. Where do we sign? Sacrifice Booker for Kavanaugh and we’ll fire Amy Coney Barrett right down your throat. Oh wait, she’s waiting in the wings for the next spot after Kavana...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Here is the difference: Booker: I did something stupid when we were both drunk and I am ashamed of it Kavanaugh: Even though everyone talks about what happened, I deny it happened because we were drunk. If you don't see the difference, that is on you. So, acts don’t matter - remorse is the differen...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Cory Booker admitted his transgressions. Like a man. So then you’ll agree that if Kavanaugh is unfit for the job of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court based merely on a 36 year old unproven allegation, Booker is unfit for any federal government job based on his admission. Right? Just wondering ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Cory Booker admitted his transgressions. Like a man. So then you’ll agree that if Kavanaugh is unfit for the job of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court based merely on a 36 year old unproven allegation, Booker is unfit for any federal government job based on his admission. Right? Just wondering ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Cory Booker admitted his transgressions. Like a man. So then you’ll agree that if Kavanaugh is unfit for the job of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court based merely on a 36 year old unproven allegation, Booker is unfit for any federal government job based on his admission. Right? Just wondering ...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Give Kavanaugh his up or down vote and let's move on. Funny how no righties were saying this about Merrick Garland..... Garland wasn't nominated by a lame-duck president with a pivotal presidential election mere months away, as argued years earlier by then-Sen. Joe Biden. Having said that, I think ...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

tommy1808 wrote:
it is certainly possible that she misremembers stuff, long time ago, traumatic event, certainly possible


She can't remember where, when, or even the year. Isn't it equally possible she "misremembered" who it was?

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing
Replies: 561
Views: 8198

Re: Grassley Scraps Kavanuagh Hearing

Hopefully both sides work something out. The demand that Kavanaugh testify prior to Ford is pure lunacy. Ford’s attorneys need to drop that demand for a deal to happen. I want to hear what she has to say, but demanding Kavanaugh testify first is the surest evidence I've seen that this is all about ...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Oktoberfest Beer is...
Replies: 9
Views: 314

Re: The Correct Oktoberfest Beer is...

Weihenstephaner. Accept no substitutes!

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by EA CO AS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU
Replies: 54
Views: 10148

Re: Employee Accuses/Sues WN for Whites Only Break Room at HOU

With regard to the OP's situation, you can find that toxic culture in just about any airline. Every airline has it's share of bad stations and it's share of good ones. True, although the part about "a commute of that length obviously would incur a few tardies and I ended up getting canned with...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct self-contained ST TNG episode
Replies: 21
Views: 645

Re: The correct self-contained ST TNG episode

I'd have to go with "Yesterday's Enterprise" as well, although I never got why they ditched the department shirts under the "monster maroon" uniforms from the movies.

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by EA CO AS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest vs. Wall Street
Replies: 49
Views: 4759

Re: Southwest vs. Wall Street

SWA's seasoned work force is getting expensive and its feeling yield pressures from the ULCCs and majors as they ape the ULCC on certain fares. Also, remember that outside their hubs or focus cities, most majors have contracted out below-wing services like baggage handling to comparatively inexpens...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 419
Views: 90727

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Narfish641 wrote:
I don't know if any one ask this yet, but what is the timeline for the A319 to go through the repainting process. Also so far isn't this like the 9th or 10th plane to be repainted.


The A320s are being done first since they’re the largest sub-fleet. The A319s and remaining A321s will be done last.

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by EA CO AS
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3102
Views: 366553

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Mark my words, AS will be all over this aircraft. AS never had 757s, 767s in that category. 739/A321 is the largest they got so far. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/974/41623395212_fd59245249_b.jpg Prior to committing to launching the 737-900, AS was offered a deal by Boeing on the 757-200, which was...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3102
Views: 366553

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Mark my words, AS will be all over this aircraft.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

If you’re made aware of alleged sexual assault, by a powerful person, a person that can shape our nation’s future...you don’t sit on it. Especially, if you’re a person of power and influence. And if Diane Feinstein had released the content of the letter while preserving the anonymity of the author ...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Al Franken was forced from his Senate seat for similar allegations. Why does this man deserved to be seated for allegedly doing the same thing? Because Franken didn't "allegedly" assault a woman, he DID assault a woman, within the past decade as a grown-ass man, and there's photographic e...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

"" She will talk with the committee ," Banks said. "She is not prepared to talk with them at a hearing on Monday. This just came out 48 hours ago." "Asking her to come forward in four or five days and sit before the Judiciary Committee on national TV is not a fair proc...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

She is being used. Possibly, but odds are she doesn't care. Either she's finally getting 36 years worth of repressed emotions off her chest and finally having her say, or she's flat-out lying about something specifically because it can't be proven nor disproven, and will significantly up her standi...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

According to CNN it looks like Ford will not appear on Monday. I certainly respect her choice, but also recognize the consequence of this decision when it comes to the court of public opinion. Ok, then, publish two agendas for Monday; one has her appearing at 10:00am EDT. The other, if she's a no-s...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 217
Views: 14201

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

Some airlines do permit name change on a ticket...for a fee, of course :-) Well, it comes down to flights being perishable. AS allows name changes for a fee, where you apply the value of the ticket toward a new ticket in the new name at today's fare, not the old one. This is to prevent speculatory ...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

If she wants to testify, let her, by all means.

If she refuses, that's on her.

If the FBI says there's nothing to investigate, schedule the vote for Monday.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2860

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Al Franken was forced from his Senate seat for similar allegations. Why does this man deserved to be seated for allegedly doing the same thing? Because Franken didn't "allegedly" assault a woman, he DID assault a woman, within the past decade as a grown-ass man, and there's photographic e...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg
Replies: 217
Views: 14201

Re: AA May End Ticket Changes If Congress Limits Fees - Bloomberg

This is a product of Airlines own greed. When they fee the public to death, government tends to listen to their constituents. Actually, it's a product of consumers being driven by the desire for low fares. The main reason for the existence of change fees is to keep customers from changing their tic...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue hints at new tail design
Replies: 70
Views: 11818

Re: JetBlue hints at new tail design

Oh great....yo soy Bluericua.... LOL

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29770

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

Darenriley wrote:
On September 26, 2017 Delta announced free text messaging while flying. American Airlines, who frequently copies Delta announced its own plans on September 29th, 2017 for free texting coming soon.


And DL copied AS, who did that nearly two years earlier.

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by EA CO AS
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 419
Views: 90727

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

That's actually Oliver Amouak in the photo above, but Chester Seveck is also someone who is consistently mentioned as being "The Eskimo." Having said that, I think the most appropriate quote comes from Perry Eaton of Anchorage: "Everybody in Alaska knows who’s on the tail – they just ...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview w/ United Management
Replies: 9
Views: 2598

Re: Interview w/ United Management

Perhaps I misread this, but the reference was to the NMA having narrowbody economics, not that it would actually BE a narrowbody (although I think it should be).

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by EA CO AS
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 419
Views: 90727

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Nobody is talking about the real issue, which is that AS has a frickin' old dude as their livery. That "old dude" is an iconic Eskimo rendering that has become synonymous with the brand. It won't be going away anytime soon. Believe me, I know. That doesn't mean that it's ever been good. A...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 419
Views: 90727

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

zackary747 wrote:
Is VCV the only place where they're repainting the fleet?


It appears so, but they'll be starting the interior refits soon as well and those may be done elsewhere.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 419
Views: 90727

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

TreyClarkPowell wrote:
N835VA (VX Name "Arnold") is now out of the paint shop and flying under AS colors.

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The Airbus fleet is being repainted at an average of 2 per week now; they'll all be done in short order.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cop walks into wrong apartment and kills neighbor
Replies: 99
Views: 3613

Re: Cop walks into wrong apartment and kills neighbor

How does a trained officer that’s supposed to possess superior observational skills walk into an apartment she mistakenly thinks is hers and kill the resident? To be fair, all apartment doors look the same, but still, I’ve live in apartments my entire life and have never done this. Being equally fa...

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