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by eeightning
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ending contract with GoJet, Compass
Replies: 151
Views: 20703

Re: Delta ending contract with GoJet, Compass

“Flying in the US West will be so much more pleasurable and reliable with Compass out of the DL system.” I am an OO crewmember. DH’d on Compass several times in years past. I thought their pilots and FAs were outstanding. I’d rather travel in the back of a compass 175, than anybody’s 73. Also, the C...

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by eeightning
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much range is too much?
Replies: 30
Views: 5189

Re: How much range is too much?

“the 747SP, the A345, and the 77L”

DC-8-62/72

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by eeightning
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-3 HK-2494 crashes in Colombia, 12 dead
Replies: 25
Views: 7602

Re: DC-3 HK-2494 crashes in Colombia, 12 dead

DC-3 range/payload/fuel burn “and my understanding is that a base DC-3 can move 10,000 lb of cargo about 900 nm” Those numbers would be for a turbo or super. Bow on a Doug is about 18,000, Mtow is 26,000-27,000 depending on the operator (or several thou more for some operations ;-). More like 24-25 ...

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