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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will airlines require COVID vaccine for employees?
Replies: 204
Views: 13683

Re: Will airlines require COVID vaccine for employees?

https://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/ ... employees/
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While it appears this may continue to evolve, the EEOC has already issued guidance on employee mandates for vaccination:

https://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/ ... employees/

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by EA CO AS
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 11408

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

I can’t help but wonder if an AS pilot were caught on a hot mic going off about “MAGA-loving backwater rednecks” in CHS, MEM, or some other not-entirely-liberal bastion would earn the same feigned outrage from some of the members here.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1688

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

Also you were framing this as ‘infringing on the dad’s right’ to speak with their child, but it goes way beyond that. This is a family legal battle that has been going at least two years because the dad opposed what mom and kid agreed to, according to the article below. And the injunction was levie...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1688

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

The court likely opined the father’s actions would harm the mental health of the kid. You mean, his speech? Not the manner with which he spoke, but what he said? Now do you see the issue? It’s not just his opinion - your citation literally says he went to court to stop treatment already initiated. ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1688

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

Aaron747 wrote:
The court likely opined the father’s actions would harm the mental health of the kid.


You mean, his speech? Not the manner with which he spoke, but what he said?

Now do you see the issue?

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by EA CO AS
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1688

Re: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

non-story unless someone wants to come up with proof that this guy was jailed for misgendering someone. Dig deeper: https://globalnews.ca/news/6399468/bc-gender-change-court/ (fair-use excerpt) A B.C. father has been told by the province’s highest court not to stand in the way of his teenage son’s ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child
Replies: 43
Views: 1688

Canadian man jailed for “misgendering” child

Looks like Jordan Peterson’s prediction about the government eventually prosecuting people for using the “wrong” pronouns was accurate! https://nypost.com/2021/03/18/man-arrested-for-discussing-childs-gender-in-court-order-violation/ A Canadian man was arrested this week after violating a court orde...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where will Alaska's Airbus Aircraft Go?
Replies: 9
Views: 3110

Re: Where will Alaska's Airbus Aircraft Go?

They’re going back to the lessors, several dozen total, and good luck to them in finding new homes for those frames.

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by EA CO AS
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 8463

Re: Passenger Dies on Delta Flight

Why is this news? It happens all the time, regrettably.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 35 years ago merger-mania 1986
Replies: 94
Views: 10194

Re: 35 years ago merger-mania 1986

AA's main goal in acquiring TWA was to knock out a competitor to create in its eyes, more "efficiency". That has always been AA's strategy when acquiring airlines from AirCal to Reno Air. AA saw TWA failing, and seized the opportunity. The STL hub was the gravy. There was very little with...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 35 years ago merger-mania 1986
Replies: 94
Views: 10194

Re: 35 years ago merger-mania 1986

caflyboy wrote:
UA and EA were absent from the mania in 1986 as theirs were in 1985.

United Purchases Pan Am's Pacific Network in 85
Eastern is Purchased by Texas Air and assets are shifted



EA did sell itself to Texas Air in 1986.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Adds CNF-BOS/JFK/MIA
Replies: 18
Views: 4874

Re: Eastern Airlines Adds CNF-BOS/JFK/MIA

Supposedly they’re looking at B747s now for cargo. They’re sort of all over the place.

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by EA CO AS
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skycrane drops its payload onto California street
Replies: 27
Views: 5387

Re: Skycrane drops its payload onto California street

Regardless of how it happened, someone is peeing in a cup.

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 818
Views: 93737

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2021

I think the renovated east side of the N-concourse will be opened fairly soon (around summertime?). It will open some new gates. But it could also allow AS to release S, A and B gates they have been using. Also, maybe not so many remote stand flights. AS has zero interest in freeing up gates at SEA.

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goggle Maps: No Planes at JFK?
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Re: Goggle Maps: No Planes at JFK?

I assumed it was taken during the height of the pandemic lockdowns in NY during April, as there were few cars on the highways or city streets.

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines prohibits Emotional Support Animals
Replies: 40
Views: 3833

Re: Alaska Airlines limits Emotional Support Animals

I’d suggest changing the title of the thread to “prohibits” instead of “limits.” That's a bit of a subjective choice. Psychiatric service animals are still required by DOT regs. That’s a legitimate service animal though, not emotional support, and guests with psychiatric service animals will have t...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines prohibits Emotional Support Animals
Replies: 40
Views: 3833

Re: Alaska Airlines limits Emotional Support Animals

I’d suggest changing the title of the thread to “prohibits” instead of “limits.”

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1500
Views: 46590

Re: WN sending out WARN Notices

Coming straight from the top. All WN employees received emails stating with the passage of the PSP extension COVID-19 relief bill, all pay cut and furlough talks are suspended for 2021. Great news for all WN employees and to our unions who held out strong amidst all the pressure!! Let the recovery ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone suffer from Hypertension
Replies: 22
Views: 1421

Re: Anyone suffer from Hypertension

Sorry to hear you’re dealing with hypertension! It’s no fun. I had it for about a year and my cardiologist had me on a low dose of amlodipine for a year until my diet and exercise changes allowed me to eliminate it. I hope your doctor finds a good option for you!

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport with two IATA codes assigned (TIJ and TJX)
Replies: 47
Views: 6936

Re: Airport with two IATA codes assigned (TIJ and TJX)

HNLSLCPDX wrote:
The Phoenix-Mesa airport has both AZA and IWA.


And Scottsdale Airport has both SDL and SCF. (ICAO/IATA)

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by EA CO AS
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9
Replies: 135
Views: 17848

Re: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9

airplaneboy wrote:
What is AS planning to do with the remaining Airbus orders?


They're not orders, they're options, and there are no plans to exercise any of them.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9
Replies: 135
Views: 17848

Re: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9

I wonder if AS will eventually convert some of their -9's for -10's. It's possible, as the options can be converted to any of the 737 MAX family, but the last time I'd asked Brad and Ben about it, both were clear that the -10 would really only make sense for a handful of trunk routes like SEALAX, S...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska #298
Replies: 6
Views: 1791

Re: Alaska #298

The turn back was due to an ill guest onboard.

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9
Replies: 135
Views: 17848

Re: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9

The big question I have is whether or not AS will re-visit the mid-cabin lav discussion on the 7M9 fleet; it's a huge hit on the A321NEO fleet with both guests and crews alike, and would also help with CG issues on the ground even though tail stands are standard practice at every station.

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9
Replies: 135
Views: 17848

Re: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9

Boeing press release for the order, confirming the numbers https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2020-12-22-Alaska-Airlines-Boosts-737-MAX-Orders-and-Options-to-120-Jets from the press release https://i.imgur.com/PVIi9dq.jpg I am waiting for an add on order of Max8's. Won't be happening; AS wants higher cap...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9
Replies: 135
Views: 17848

Re: Alaska Airlines orders more Boeing MAX 9

I am surprised AS did not try to achieve lower lease rates on the Airbuses. The leasing companies would surely prefer them to stay at AS than re-market them in the present climate. Either AS failed to sufficiently re-negotiate the leases or decided in principle to replace the Airbuses irrespective....

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by EA CO AS
Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office
Replies: 32
Views: 1483

Re: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office

It'll never happen. He might mandate it with regards to anything federal related but as far as a mandatory mask mandate, no way would it be effective or most likely legal. A mandate ordering citizens to wear a mask or quarantine during a pandemic is illegal? Doubtful. Yeah. States have that power, ...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office
Replies: 32
Views: 1483

Re: Will States That Are Refusing Stay at Home Orders do so Once Biden Gets in Office

And it has also been proven that wearing masks and limiting contact with others for long periods of time slows the transmission. But that is science and we all know MAGA hates science. Why is it that so many Democrats in state and local governments issue stay at home or similar orders, yet are cons...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines Friends and Family Discount
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: Alaska Airlines Friends and Family Discount

Use the code CARELINE instead. :)

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by EA CO AS
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person jumps fence at LAS, jumps on AS 737
Replies: 86
Views: 14683

Re: Person jumps fence at LAS, jumps on AS 737

Ziyulu wrote:
If he climbed on an engine, do we know if the engine was running?


The pilots saw him coming and immediately shut down both engines.

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by EA CO AS
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 692
Views: 77212

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

In the USA, we are seeing increased 'soft' ads for cruises, likely to promote bookings for in mid to late 2021 as vaccines will be out and largely distributed here by then. No doubt there will be a lot of pent up and delayed demand for cruises, only tempered by the large numbers of people who were ...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
Replies: 692
Views: 77212

Re: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020

RCCL just had their first sailing in 9 months; they've got 3 and 4 night cruises from Singapore, with contact tracing required, mandatory testing before arriving at the pier and before embarkation, social distancing onboard, and of course mask requirements. All in all it looks very well executed: ht...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?
Replies: 76
Views: 9736

Re: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?

DL won’t gain access to those gates they are owned by AA, not AS The only reason AA still owns the gates is because they were not allowed to sell them per the 5 party agreement, but they were forced to divest them by the DOJ as a condition for US merger approval. AA has no say in who can operate ou...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1500
Views: 46590

Re: WN sending out WARN Notices

I didn’t spend 5 years just to be cut while a 2 year agent gets spared. Simply cause his station is busier than mine. That’s not how “reverse seniority” works. You likely have bumping rights, where you can exercise your 5 year seniority to displace that 2 year agent and take their spot if their sta...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1500
Views: 46590

Re: WN sending out WARN Notices

The company can’t just pick and choose which stations they want to furlough more and skip seniority. I can't speak to CBAs at WN, but generally speaking, every airline CBA states that furloughs are done at each station by inverse seniority order, and yes some stations may be more adversely impacted...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Revisits "Emotional Support Animal" Rules
Replies: 62
Views: 6861

Re: DOT Revisits "Emotional Support Animal" Rules

Why? They'll just change the wording to "SERVICE ANIMAL" and the passengers will sign whatever silly attestation form the DOT comes up with. Because the forms, just like the ones these BS scam artists sell online, have to state it's a service animal. And there's a very clear definition of...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Revisits "Emotional Support Animal" Rules
Replies: 62
Views: 6861

Re: DOT Revisits "Emotional Support Animal" Rules

The DOT covered Every angle on this new ruling and worked with every ADA official group to set forth new regulations. Good riddance to the Scammers and abused ESA BS system. Flyguy A hundred different vendors on Amazon who hawk "SUPPORT ANIMAL" labeled vests, harnesses, and other pet para...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Livery to honor airlines' employees
Replies: 28
Views: 3776

Re: Livery to honor airlines' employees

AS had their "Employee Powered" livery for a time, covered with a ribbon composed of the signatures of all employees.

Image

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What’s the most famous airport in the world?
Replies: 41
Views: 3878

Re: What’s the most famous airport in the world?

To me, "most famous" translates to "most instantly recognizable" both by name and by image. As much as LHR or JFK belong at or near the top of the list, I still think LAX satisfies that definition the most solidly.

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by EA CO AS
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Revisits "Emotional Support Animal" Rules
Replies: 62
Views: 6861

Re: DOT Revisits "Emotional Support Animal" Rules

The DOT covered Every angle on this new ruling and worked with every ADA official group to set forth new regulations. Good riddance to the Scammers and abused ESA BS system. Flyguy A hundred different vendors on Amazon who hawk "SUPPORT ANIMAL" labeled vests, harnesses, and other pet para...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 247
Views: 36976

Re: The future of LaGuardia

Yes, Congress makes the rules. The point is that the rules they've made are contradictory when it comes to the DC area airports. They've specifically designated Dulles as the airport for growth. The very terms of the lease to MWAA dictates that the two airports are to be "operated as a unit.&q...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 247
Views: 36976

Re: The future of LaGuardia

blacksoviet wrote:
I think people in Long Island would still prefer JFK. LGA is for people in Bronx, Manhattan, and West Queens.


When I lived on LI, we used LGA almost exclusively. We seldom needed to use JFK, as LGA was an easier drive most of the time.

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by EA CO AS
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 247
Views: 36976

Re: The future of LaGuardia

I wonder if UA will try to force AS to move back to LaGuardia so that they can take back their old gates at JFK. First off, how would they "force" them to do anything? They don't control AS. Second, their old gates at JFK are in T7, which is slated to be demolished down the line, and AS w...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?
Replies: 53
Views: 2971

Re: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?

I agree with all of the above in regard to Joe Biden. I wasn't aware he was under your care! Oh, he's not, and never was? Then you are spouting off an uninformed opinion, one that every professional worth their salt will start with, "I've not examined the patient and they're not under my care,...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?
Replies: 53
Views: 2971

Re: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?

tommy1808 wrote:
He is absolutely, positively mentally ill, a clear danger to himself and others, on top of whatever degenerative illness he has that has so publicly reduced him in the last four years.

Best regards
Thomas


I agree with all of the above in regard to Joe Biden.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1580
Views: 96727

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Let's go with flu x4. If 40% of Americans get their flu shot every year, then let's assume 80% will do this. For two shots per person, then that's 4x the jabs we'd see in a typical flu season. This is a lot, but it's not impossible. Assuming the preliminary info of about 20-30M doses available imme...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?
Replies: 53
Views: 2971

Re: Could the Trump's "administration" moves on FP be criminal?

Mary Trump, Donald Trump niece has diagnosis him as being mentally ill. I wasn't aware he was under her care! Oh, he's not, and never was? Then she's spouting off an uninformed opinion, one that every professional worth their salt will start with, "I've not examined the patient and they're not...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is inflation?
Replies: 24
Views: 1983

Re: What is inflation?

Having lived through it, during the inflation years of Carter, there was less money for food and meat on our dinner table, cause prices went up and pay stayed the same. People I state again, YOU DON’T WANT inflation. During the Carter administration, we had runaway inflation coupled with a stagnant...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK
Replies: 65
Views: 11773

Re: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK

I got the text about this from our ops team shortly after it happened and thought, "Please don't make the news...please don't make the news..." Dang. You seriously thought this wasn’t going to make the news?! Got the text Saturday night at about 7pm Pacific and after not seeing anything h...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Nov 16, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK
Replies: 65
Views: 11773

Re: AS 737 hits a bear in YAK

I got the text about this from our ops team shortly after it happened and thought, "Please don't make the news...please don't make the news..."

Dang.

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