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by KFTG
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 209
Views: 8015

Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

Local news in Dayton has this. Developing now.
Let me guess...thoughts and prayers?

https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/crime--law/police-responding-active-shooting-oregon-district/dHOvgFCs726CylnDLdZQxM/

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by KFTG
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How lucrative is P2P MCO flying for the Legacies?
Replies: 26
Views: 4425

Re: How lucrative is P2P MCO flying for the Legacies?

by738 wrote:
I wonder why BA have always kept MCO at LGW, no First and often an older product...

It's not a business market. It's a tourism/"beach" market.

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by KFTG
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 140
Views: 6325

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

VTKillarney wrote:
Well, nobody is saying that this is a false flag. So let’s save the outrage for now.

It's 3:20am in Moscow. Give it some time.

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by KFTG
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is an aircraft called "metal"?
Replies: 16
Views: 1922

Re: Why is an aircraft called "metal"?

Because they are made of metal.

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by KFTG
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How lucrative is P2P MCO flying for the Legacies?
Replies: 26
Views: 4425

Re: How lucrative is P2P MCO flying for the Legacies?

Because it's the top tourist destination in the world?

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by KFTG
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 266
Views: 41906

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

Closing NRT was always the goal, and was never merely a rumor. 10 years ago I remember Richard Anderson telling me himself that moving the hub to HND was the long term goal (and strategy). This should surprise no one.

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by KFTG
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO
Replies: 48
Views: 3568

Re: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO

Has Delta ever flown SLC-RIC or SLC-ORF?

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to the plans for the Big Cypress Jetport?
Replies: 16
Views: 2101

Re: What happened to the plans for the Big Cypress Jetport?

I'm curious if TNT ever received MIA diversions?

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another AA A330 fume issue
Replies: 31
Views: 5703

Re: Another AA A330 fume issue

jfk777 wrote:
The expiration date on the AA ex USAIR A330-300 fleet has arrived and gone.

The fumes in cabin issue on the A330 has occurred on A330s of various ages at multiple airlines.
Whatever you do, don't make any fact-based posts!

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO
Replies: 48
Views: 3568

Re: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO

With F9 apparently re-focusing on DEN, could we see DEN-PHF return?
Disregard, I forgot they fly DEN-ORF.

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can´t update profile
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Can´t update profile

I'm sure they'll get right on it.

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by KFTG
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Past: EARLY DFW - AA Ops
Replies: 22
Views: 3445

Re: Airport Past: EARLY DFW - AA Ops

Anyone else notice the Alaska 727?

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit
Replies: 35
Views: 2049

Re: Rush Limbaugh admits GOP's fiscal attacks on Obama were "bogus," defends Trump's deficit

afcjets wrote:
Do you mean like NY, CA, IL?

Out of curiosity, do your arms drag on the pavement when you walk?

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are the civil NG 737 series still available for customers?
Replies: 8
Views: 1298

Re: Are the civil NG 737 series still available for customers?

Why? Do you plan on buying one?

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737
Replies: 56
Views: 12404

Re: Unconfirmed: Mesa Airlines to Operate 737

Remember when Comair was going to fly 737-200s for Delta?
That was entertaining.

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by KFTG
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"
Replies: 51
Views: 10137

Re: Icelandair / Air Iceland Connect using Dash 8 "transatlantic"

Why is the fact that airframe is 19 years-old relevant to the discussion?

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by KFTG
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?
Replies: 21
Views: 3507

Re: Why no direct MIA-IAD flight?

Fly into DCA.

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by KFTG
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Cargo Alliance?
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Re: WOW Cargo Alliance?

Did you bother to read the Wikipedia article you linked to?

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by KFTG
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM
Replies: 93
Views: 19517

Re: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM

WayexTDI wrote:
Catching it actually shows QC does exist and work.

Boeing has built nearly 7100 737NGs, all presumably (hopefully) without this problem.

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by KFTG
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing C-32
Replies: 17
Views: 2242

Re: Boeing C-32

The UK does not operate any C-32.

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is this allowed?
Replies: 6
Views: 1497

Re: Is this allowed?

crjflyboy wrote:
The federal courts have ruled that anyone in public can be photographed without their permission

St. Maarten is not in the United States.

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 25615

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019

TheEuphorian wrote:
Any news on TG's 77A fleet?

HS-TJA, TJB, TJD, TJG, TJH are all still flying.
HS-TJC seems to be stored at DMK since last month (maintenance?).
They have certainly paid for themselves many times over.

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 98
Views: 5174

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

seb146 wrote:
We are still at war with Islam

I'm sorry...what?

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 5523

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

airlineworker wrote:
A person moves to Podunk and expects the same benefits as larger selfsustaing metro areas.

Oh really? Self-sustaining? I must have missed the wheat fields growing in Manhattan.
That burger you ate today? Where did that cattle graze? Central Park?

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 100
Views: 10470

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

N62NA wrote:
BA 742 used to fly EWR-LHR. Not sure if they ever used the 744 on it though.

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 186
Views: 8090

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

MikeDrop wrote:
Because it was based on a lie.

So, James Comey actually *didn't* get fired?

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.
Replies: 100
Views: 10470

Re: British Airways 747 Route Network of the past.

Yes, BA used to send 747s to Orlando.
The original flight to Pittsburgh was a 747 as well.

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by KFTG
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

Re: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen

Maybe the toe method was the only way to get that ancient IFE screen to work?

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by KFTG
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL1305, ATL-MCO, 1/11/2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1165

Re: DL1305, ATL-MCO, 1/11/2009

Such data is available via Delta's servers and a Delta employee violating IT policy would be able to provide you with it, as all of that information is archived (although it is bizarre why you'd want to indulge in such irrelevancy).

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA diversion to Yuma
Replies: 27
Views: 4499

Re: AA diversion to Yuma

Yuma sees all kinds of military charters. Air stairs for an A320 is no big deal.

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM
Replies: 93
Views: 19517

Re: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM

I think in this case, "wrong set of wings" is probably a paperwork error regarding serial numbers.
I highly doubt the aircraft in question was flying around w/ P8 wings on it.

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM
Replies: 93
Views: 19517

Re: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM

Boeing needs a deworming coupled with a a top-to-bottom internal audit by U.S. and foreign aviation regulators.
Something is seriously wrong with this company.

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by KFTG
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 25615

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019

Ex-Air China 777-2J6 B-2068 has escaped the scrapper (at least for a little while), having been purchased by Boeing for use as a eco-demonstrator.

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta or United order the 747-8?
Replies: 41
Views: 6521

Re: Why didn’t Delta or United order the 747-8?

How many more of these threads are you going to start?

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by KFTG
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do Airlines make money on airfares less than $100?
Replies: 74
Views: 14566

Re: How does United make money on airfares less than $100?

To trick you into paying fees.

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by KFTG
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13512

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

Hoping for rain.

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by KFTG
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KQ100 drops a stowaway
Replies: 48
Views: 10215

Re: KQ100 drops a stowaway

Ziyulu wrote:
Since this happened in Kenya, many here will argue how security is lax over there.


:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-teen-stowaway-speaks-out-20140618-story.html

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by KFTG
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020
Replies: 41
Views: 8153

Re: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020

MD-11s, later-build 767s (200ER/300ER), and 747-400s use interchangeable engines (provided they aren't RR, which wasn't an option on the MD-11). Actually, it was...for a time. Air Europe ordered the MD-11 w/ RR engines, although they were never delivered as such and ultimately delivered to Delta w/...

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by KFTG
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continental Holdings changing name to United Airlines Holdings
Replies: 44
Views: 5739

Re: United Continental Holdings changing name to United Airlines Holdings

tpaewr wrote:
I think most of us who were proud to be Continental are frankly relieved to have our legacy untethered from everything that is UA.

Hopefully you are untethered from United as well?

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by KFTG
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of AI/EY 777-200LRs?
Replies: 16
Views: 3423

Re: Fate of AI/EY 777-200LRs?

Yes, they are being scrapped.
https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Etihad%20Airways-stored-b777.htm

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by KFTG
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PY to replace A340 with B777
Replies: 45
Views: 11189

Re: PY to replace A340 with B777

That's going to look very nice in their livery.

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by KFTG
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?
Replies: 25
Views: 3819

Re: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?

MCRD is just as easily removed from a list as it was added to it.
Either demolish MCRD after a BRAC, build an offshore airport, or stop whining about KSAN.

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by KFTG
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer ERJ-145 family still in production?
Replies: 14
Views: 1433

Re: Embraer ERJ-145 family still in production?

The deal w/ Boeing may change things but yes, I believe you can still order an E145 (or even an E120 for that matter) and they will build it.
Granted, you should be fired immediately after signing the deal...but yes, you can get it.

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by KFTG
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?
Replies: 25
Views: 3819

Re: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?

The buildings at MCRD cannot be demolished because they are historic. (1) any building can be demolished. (2) it is not up to the USMC if they keep the base open, it is up to the BRAC. In fact, MCRD San Diego was on the BRAC list in 2005. Only lobbying efforts to remove it from the list saved the b...

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by KFTG
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?
Replies: 25
Views: 3819

Re: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?

Can runway be closed for improvement? Doubtful due to space limitations. They *could* (perhaps) convert the parallel taxiway into a temporary runway but it's tight and would limit the types of aircraft that could operate. What *really* needs to happen for KSAN is the demolition and relocation of th...

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by KFTG
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta airlines declines to take sides in abortion debate
Replies: 65
Views: 4041

Re: Delta airlines declines to take sides in abortion debate

What "abortion debate"? Roe vs. Wade is settled law.

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by KFTG
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last commercial CFM-56-7B delivered
Replies: 16
Views: 3334

Re: Last commercial CFM-56-7B delivered

CFM56 engines also power A340-200 and -300. Your point being? With the number of A342/A343 airframes that have been scrapped in recent years it is highly unlikely that any new engines will ever be ordered for that airplane. There are literally hundreds of engines out there available to support the ...

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by KFTG
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 45 is 73 today
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

Re: 45 is 73 today

"I’m the youngest person." - the President of the United States

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by KFTG
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10430

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

exFWAOONW wrote:
Ali refused to serve his country, that will not sit well with veterans

He should have ran for President...

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