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by Rbgso
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY
Replies: 89
Views: 12388

Re: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY

Chuska wrote:
That's a short flight!
*UA LAX-PSP Jun 1.0>0.1 [1.0]...

It is 109 miles but UA* (and several others) have run this route since day 1. Hate to see another legend bite the dust.


As I recall, UAX used to run EMB-120s on this route multiple times a day. It was a fun short flight over the mountains.

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by Rbgso
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739049

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Revelation wrote:
It seems the Senators were focused on making speeches instead of finding answers.


As is usually the case in these Senate and House hearings.

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by Rbgso
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Downgraded by Stifle based on aquisition speculation
Replies: 157
Views: 30531

Re: WN Downgraded by Stifle based on aquisition speculation

Never heard of Stifel until this thread.......

This is a screwy idea with very little logical analysis...

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by Rbgso
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Active DC-8 Fleet Tracking/Retirements/Discussion Thread
Replies: 89
Views: 18133

Re: Active DC-8 Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

If I'm not mistaken, Samaritan's Purse has acquired another DC-8. It was in GSO recently.

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by Rbgso
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 663170

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

JetBuddy wrote:
They all lie. Der Spiegel, The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, FOX, CNN.

They're all very selective with what facts they choose to tell, and what truths they omit - all creating a narrative that fits their world view.


This is 100% correct. There is little true journalism these days.

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by Rbgso
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head After He Allegedly Looks at Another Woman on American Airlines Flight
Replies: 62
Views: 19680

Re: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head After He Allegedly Looks at Another Woman on American Airlines Flight

I agree if the roles were reversed (he hit her over the head with a laptop) the comments on this forum would be markedly different....

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by Rbgso
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video
Replies: 35
Views: 4960

Re: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video

Those were the days.......

Thanks for sharing.

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by Rbgso
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing supplying Airbus parts to BA???
Replies: 9
Views: 1542

Re: Boeing supplying Airbus parts to BA???

LX015 wrote:
Am I wrong?


Yes.

LX015 wrote:
Would Airbus be able to stop or prevent Boeing from such a move?


No.

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by Rbgso
Fri May 10, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 48
Views: 8502

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

Very lucky there was no fire. Could have been much much worse. Speedy recovery to those injured.

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by Rbgso
Wed May 08, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...
Replies: 33
Views: 4651

Re: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...

B747forever wrote:
Tomorrow I am taking the long way to PHX flying LAX-PAE-PHX just to see what PAE is like. Looking forward to my flights! From photos I have seen the small terminal seems really nice.


Spoken like a true aviation geek....

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by Rbgso
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 745623

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Hopefully, the "fix" doesn't get approved without thorough testing, done by FAA, not boeing. EASA or another competent regulator please. [erm... just realised I'm calling EASA competent. Jeez. Best of a bad bunch I guess.] Just curious, if not EASA or FAA, what regulator would be acceptab...

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by Rbgso
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Takes Aim At Inconsistent Pilot Training Quality
Replies: 54
Views: 7899

Re: Airbus Takes Aim At Inconsistent Pilot Training Quality

Sounds like Airbus wants to ensure pilots know the aircraft. Last thing they want would be some inexperienced pilots with subpar training crashing some new NEO or similar aircraft. They certainly do not want to be in the position Boeing finds itself in today. I agree, but you probably know that Air...

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by Rbgso
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Takes Aim At Inconsistent Pilot Training Quality
Replies: 54
Views: 7899

Re: Airbus Takes Aim At Inconsistent Pilot Training Quality

Isn't Airbus actually helping out Boeing with such comments? Indirectly (or directly) yes. And why wouldn't they? Airbus and Boeing need each other more than any A or B fan here would care to admit. Neither could remotely supply the entire industry and without the other, we would have a slew of new...

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by Rbgso
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters
Replies: 125
Views: 12188

Re: 2019 NCAA (and other) Tournament Charters

Villanova return (remember they chartered the Ameristar Corporate Shuttle 732 on the way to BDL as well): https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AJI9612/history/20190324/1300Z/KBDL/KPHL Good catch. I didn't even check because of the distance, but that makes sense given New York traffic. I think this K...

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by Rbgso
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 742901

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

gregarious119 wrote:
Seems they have now made the request to BEA in France to read the boxes. Going to great lengths to make sure the NTSB isn't the one to read them.


What happened to AAIB in the UK?

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by Rbgso
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Passenger Forgets BABY at Airport
Replies: 16
Views: 3378

Re: Passenger Fogets BABY at Airport

How in the heck...........

Oh, never mind.

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by Rbgso
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 381762

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Note to self....buy some Sherwin Williams stock...

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by Rbgso
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 7944

Re: Greensboro Aviation Thread - 2019

It would be nice is Spirit, Frontier, and Allegiant started offering daily service instead of three times per week.

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by Rbgso
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 871
Views: 108761

Re: [Rumor] Airbus to announce end of A380 production

Sad day for aviation lovers if true. She always looked a little bulbous to me, but no question it was an engineering success. Commercially, obviously not.

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by Rbgso
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 272
Views: 28770

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

I guess having all those closets will help with carry on luggage issues. But no lav?

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by Rbgso
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 134
Views: 31911

Re: Small plane disappears over English Channel

george77300 wrote:
Does anyone know the registration of the plane? Was it a modern one or an old one? Also whether it was a Turboprop or Piston is a big difference?


Per the registration it was a Continental piston.

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by Rbgso
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 134
Views: 31911

Re: Small plane disappears over English Channel

This certainly doesn't look good. Hoping that this story has a happy ending.

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by Rbgso
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier aims for decision on loss-making CRJ program
Replies: 59
Views: 10583

Re: Bombardier aims for decision on loss-making CRJ program

With such a large base of aircraft in service, would a support operation be profitable? If BBD pulls the plug, are they obligated to provide support, spares, etc?

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by Rbgso
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Receives ETOPS 180 Certification
Replies: 35
Views: 8641

Re: Airbus A220 Receives ETOPS 180 Certification

Congrats. That approval seemed to be fairly quick. On what routes might they be used now? JKF-LCY or similar?

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by Rbgso
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gratuity for Flight attendants
Replies: 54
Views: 6173

Re: Gratuity for Flight attendants

kczombie wrote:
I have been tipping flight attendants for years.


As have I. Every DL FA I've tipped has accepted my gratuities graciously and discreetly.

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by Rbgso
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country announces Summer Expansion
Replies: 114
Views: 16008

Re: Sun Country announces Summer Expansion

Where are they getting the frames for this?

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by Rbgso
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service
Replies: 256
Views: 41154

Re: Update on PAE (Everett) Commercial Passenger Service

Nice looking airport. Agree about the full length window jet bridges, it's a nice touch.

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by Rbgso
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 787 Wing damage at OSL
Replies: 15
Views: 5783

Re: ET 787 Wing damage at OSL

I just summarized all a,net approved very appropriate comments for such incidents. What an absolute disaster of an airline! Think of all the spare parts they just created. Guess the pilot didn’t follow the fancy shining lights The planes for Ethiopian need some extra warning lights Norwegian light ...

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by Rbgso
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20885

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

dtw2hyd wrote:
musman9853 wrote:
am i the only one that thinks it looks terrible?


Couldn't muster enough courage to state my opinion. Convinced myself not seeing the same image as others based on their comments.


I must say I'm not a fan of this livery. Not very flattering IMHO. Maybe I'm looking at the wrong image as well.

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by Rbgso
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400 Program said to be sold to Viking Air
Replies: 98
Views: 17568

Re: Q400 Program said to be sold to Viking Air

GE9X wrote:
If Bombardier dumps the CRJ next it will be out of the commercial airliner market and banking entirely on Global, a little bit of Challenger, and the poor Learjet which hasn't done well under BBD.


Won't they technically still own 49% of the C-series?

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by Rbgso
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 94784

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

I suspect other airlines would be even less inclined to order the A380 if the end result is keeping the line open, which clearly benefits EK.

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by Rbgso
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 11379

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

Let's see, diverting the east river, relocating Rikers, bulldozing thousands of homes, bulldozing JFK, temporary relocation for the hundreds of thousands of people while all this is going on, creating more land from the sea..... Let's say you got the green light today. I'm guessing it would be 40 ye...

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by Rbgso
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal
Replies: 52
Views: 9400

Re: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal

Its unfortunate, but when this took place it was a 'distraction from her duties' as it would be in any business. In this particular case, she is "...there for your safety." Obviously tending to personal business on board a plane while on duty and being paid, is dereliction of her responsi...

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by Rbgso
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 6466

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

uta999 wrote:
Seems an awful long way to evacuate to, only to fly back next week. Why not a big commercial airport somewhere in the middle?


Maybe they'll take this opportunity to do some of the rework at PAE while CHS is shut down.

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by Rbgso
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Engine Fix Won't Come for Months, Lufthansa Says
Replies: 86
Views: 20231

Re: Airbus A320 Engine Fix Won't Come for Months, Lufthansa Says

Pardon my ignorance, but has PW determined the cause and have a fix in place, or are they still cranking out engines for the OEM market that will potentially suffer from these same issues?

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by Rbgso
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.
Replies: 142
Views: 31692

Re: Report: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet

Don't know what they will sell them for, but it seems I remember they got them for almost nothing. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

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by Rbgso
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m
Replies: 64
Views: 13521

Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

Pudgy little thing, isn't it?

Me thinks $9.5 million is a bit high, unless it's a part out....

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by Rbgso
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL double daily JFK-TLV for S19
Replies: 10
Views: 2118

Re: DL double daily JFK-TLV for S19

I mistook the S19 for $19. Thought for a moment is was a fare error.

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by Rbgso
Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudia suspends Canada service
Replies: 98
Views: 15759

Re: Saudia suspends Canada service

I'm out of the loop, what's the issue between these two countries?

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by Rbgso
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders
Replies: 45
Views: 8599

Re: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders

Sounds like a miserable experience for any flight longer than 30 minutes.

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by Rbgso
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 and Omni 777 at Wright-Patterson AFB: Why?
Replies: 14
Views: 4415

Re: DL A321 and Omni 777 at Wright-Patterson AFB: Why?

I'm going to guess military charters

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by Rbgso
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18903

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

I'm amazed that ATL is still so MD88 dominated. That's a lot of departures for that plane.

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by Rbgso
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Dornier 328/328Jet to be back in manufacturing
Replies: 48
Views: 10356

Re: Dornier 328/328Jet to be back in manufacturing

While I am skeptical, I would love to see it happen. I always liked the high wing look of the 328 and BA146.

Does ownership of the type certificate allow them to restart production with less regulatory approvals?

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by Rbgso
Fri May 04, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 6034

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

Does this flight count against DL's slots at LGA, or is it not slot controlled?

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by Rbgso
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 215
Views: 22607

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Given how airlines arbitrarily assign segment costs to their ticket prices, I wouldn't be surprised if people get less than 50% refund.

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by Rbgso
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday
Replies: 177
Views: 32361

Re: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday

While the piece clearly takes shots at Allegiant, it also roasts the FAA as well.

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by Rbgso
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer
Replies: 34
Views: 6730

Re: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer

Paul787 wrote:
How did the deer manage to get on the airfield? I assume CLT has fences with some protective spiky wires on the top...


You would be amazed how high deer can jump. Getting over a standard chain link fence, even one with barbed wire, is not difficult for them.

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by Rbgso
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon to Establish Worldwide Cargo Hub at CVG
Replies: 88
Views: 13815

Re: Amazon to Establish Worldwide Cargo Hub at CVG

Great news for CVG, no doubt. Will be interesting watching this venture grow. Doesn't DHL have/had a big operation there now?

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by Rbgso
Fri Aug 05, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL CEO Doesn't Deny C-Series Were $20m Each
Replies: 33
Views: 8891

Re: DL CEO Doesn't Deny C-Series Were $20m Each

Do these prices include engines?

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by Rbgso
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 521
Views: 148832

RE: MC-21 To Roll Out On June 8

Interesting video. I must say I've not heard of this project before. I wish them the best!

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