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by jreeves96
Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Since a C-17 flies cargo... anybody know why Kuwait sent their C-17 CHS-ORD?

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by jreeves96
Sat Mar 13, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Icelandair is doing a sale-leaseback for 2 767s with conversions to freighters. Aircraft replace 2 757 freighters. Hate to see fewer 767 pax with Icelandair though. http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/03/10/2190636/0/en/Icelandair-Group-hf-Sale-and-Leaseback-of-two-Boeing-767-300ER-aircr...

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by jreeves96
Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Currently on a charter for Atlas. Just landed in SHJ and we parked next to our friend EX-47002. Such a cool sight to see a classic airplane up close.

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by jreeves96
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Hey guys. I don't have anything to add to the current topics. But I just wanted to say that my Atlas Air information will soon be grounded. I have decided to leave the company to purpose a different sector of aerospace, rockets. Nothing going on right now in the company anyways. Most of the 747s are...

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by jreeves96
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Little aircraft Boeing?
Replies: 21
Views: 4207

Re: Little aircraft Boeing?

alan3 wrote:
Speaking of Baby Boeings, I recently rediscovered what the 737-100 looked like and I don't think anyone will make a cuter plane than that.


If I had endless money I would have a 737-100BBJ. Just love the look of the 100 and 200.

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by jreeves96
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Have there been any photos taken of a -200, -400, and -8 next to each other on a cargo ramp? That just blows my mind.

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by jreeves96
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Deicing Incident Nashville (BNA)
Replies: 149
Views: 20836

Re: F9 Deicing Incident Nashville (BNA)

Having worked for Trego Dugan, I'm not surprised at all. Trego Dugan is the most garbage company in the industry. Management lacks management skills because turn over is so high within the company. When you can't train your employees correctly on how to throw bags in the belly it's bound to end pre...

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by jreeves96
Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Deicing Incident Nashville (BNA)
Replies: 149
Views: 20836

Re: F9 Deicing Incident Nashville (BNA)

Having worked for Trego Dugan, I'm not surprised at all. Trego Dugan is the most garbage company in the industry. Management lacks management skills because turn over is so high within the company. When you can't train your employees correctly on how to throw bags in the belly it's bound to end pret...

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by jreeves96
Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 77
Views: 5620

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2021

Stupidly wild throw from far right field... Maybe Amazon brings service to SDF? Shepherdsville has quite a few Amazon warehouses and last time I was out that way there were a few of the Amazon style warehouses being built. There’s a cargo airlines called UPS with a massive hub right up the road fro...

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by jreeves96
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 77
Views: 5620

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2021

Boiler905 wrote:
Big Easy: WN SDF-MSY


Hm. I bet this is it.

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by jreeves96
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 77
Views: 5620

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2021

Stupidly wild throw from far right field...

Maybe Amazon brings service to SDF? Shepherdsville has quite a few Amazon warehouses and last time I was out that way there were a few of the Amazon style warehouses being built.

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by jreeves96
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada retro A220 revealed
Replies: 23
Views: 3346

Re: Air Canada retro A220 revealed

Its hard to make the A220 look bad, but that gray is a gorgeous color.

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by jreeves96
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current status of crew avoiding layover in PVG via ICN
Replies: 41
Views: 7332

Re: Current status of crew avoiding layover in PVG via ICN

bigb wrote:
Atlas are laying crews over in ICN and doing turns to China/Hong Kong out of ICN.


Beat me to it. We're keeping ICN busy.

Did some flights to CGO, PVG, and SZX since Covid has started and all flights originated in ICN.

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by jreeves96
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11929

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

I would take snow over ice. The ground here in Central Kentucky is literally ice. There's a solid 2 1/2 inches of ice on top of my truck. Even wet snow I'd take. At least its easy to clear. They can't clear our roads here and we're due for another round on Thursday that's supposed to drop 4 inches o...

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by jreeves96
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11929

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

https://twitter.com/JetTipNet/status/13 ... 4611344387


Didn't know UPS did AMC charters. Must have been too light if it was ferry. Hopefully no damage.
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asuflyer wrote:
A UPS 744 slid off a taxiway in SDF. The Worldport has closed for the first time in UPS history.

https://twitter.com/JetTipNet/status/13 ... 4611344387


Didn't know UPS did AMC charters. Must have been too light if it was ferry. Hopefully no damage.

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by jreeves96
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 11929

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

Kentucky has also been hit with about 2 inches of sleet. Have no idea how I'm gonna clear my driveway.

I know LEX canceled flights not sure on SDF or CVG. I except UPS and DHL to take delays tonight based on employees not getting to work.

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by jreeves96
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

The initial jets for Atlas had weight/performance issues. That caused Atlas to pass on them and take later builds. So did Boeing fix the issues or did Qatar get the frames at a discount price for having issues? The overall State of Qatar was in a bind during the time period where Qatar Airways nabb...

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by jreeves96
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Kentucky getting hit AGAIN with winter weather. Less than an inch of ice and then anywhere from 3-12 inches of snow. Should affect CVG, SDF, and LEX. Pulling out the snow shovel for this one. Also. I was looking through pictures. Does anybody know why Atlas didn't pick up N770BA, MSN 37564, assumin...

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by jreeves96
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Kentucky getting hit AGAIN with winter weather. Less than an inch of ice and then anywhere from 3-12 inches of snow. Should affect CVG, SDF, and LEX. Pulling out the snow shovel for this one. Also. I was looking through pictures. Does anybody know why Atlas didn't pick up N770BA, MSN 37564, assuming...

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by jreeves96
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Meltdown (or freeze up) in SDF this morning with ice everywhere. Many flights cancelled, worker shortage due to road conditions. Probably a couple of days to get the system back to normal. Central Kentucky got hit again last night. All the ice from the last storm melted just a little bit and then r...

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by jreeves96
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

N659GT flew today CVG-MIA. It has been moved over to the Maintenance area for change of ownership. Going to Amerijet...….. So far Atlas has transferred three -200s to Amerijet. 656, 657, and 658. Leaves just five more in the "Giant" fleet. Unreleated. Looking at aircargonews and saw an ar...

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by jreeves96
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 113
Views: 31007

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

The only private planes that I can recall that have their operators name splashed across the fuselage. Donald Trump and Peter Nygard. Enough said Floyd Mayweather. New England Patriots. Drake. Grant Cardone. Jay Z back in the day. Michael Jordan. That's all I can name off the top of my head. Can't ...

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by jreeves96
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest maybe considering an Airbus order
Replies: 637
Views: 105929

Re: Southwest maybe considering an Airbus order

Airbus will develop an A350 freighter before we see an A220 wearing the heart.

Even though I love the A220 and WN, I don't see it happening.

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by jreeves96
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

For anybody interested, DHL and UPS are probably gonna take massive delays this morning, 11FEB, out of CVG and SDF. Mother nature decided it was time to make life hell and drop some ice over Kentucky. CVG may have been spared, but SDF should be getting hit with ice. Expected to keep falling until ab...

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by jreeves96
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 113
Views: 31007

Re: TRUMP'S PARKED 757 N757AF

There's another thread about this somewhere.

But I could have swore he leased 3 RB-211s and had one on stand by at all times. New York doesn't want him back in the city and with it being winter he's gonna be in Florida for awhile. He may be in no rush at all to get it fixed.

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by jreeves96
Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad (EY), the first airline to vaccinate all flying crew!
Replies: 47
Views: 4969

Re: Etihad (EY), the first airline to vaccinate all flying crew!

I was just in China, Korea, and Japan last week and even their ground crews are vaccinated and had to be in order to even work.

Yet I am not.....

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by jreeves96
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 83
Views: 11816

Re: DHL Network And Fleet Thread - 2021

No aircraft was mentioned, are we thinking the A330?

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by jreeves96
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

wjcandee wrote:
jreeves96 wrote:
With the different masks airlines have painted... this might be the worse one. It's just blue.


Knowing the legends of Connie, I have to notice that it also looks like a string-bikini top, or part of one at least.


Son of a gun, I can't unsee it now.

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by jreeves96
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Speaking of liveries, looks like Kalitta has a new "special livery." They're adding a painted mask to the nose of N744CK, similarly to what Cargolux did with one of their 747s. Adds a little bit of flair to one of Connie's flying queens. https://twitter.com/JetTipNet/status/13591734681520...

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by jreeves96
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Small correction, Southern pilot training is also down in Miami. They stay a different hotel from Atlas pilots, but they are down here as well. Also hopefully you’ll see an attitude change with the brewer pilots who came onboard recently. Ahhh, I knew the 737 pilots did training down there, didn't ...

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by jreeves96
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Do tell! Easiest way to explain it is like a distant cousin family tree. Obviously Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is at the top, HQ in New York. Then you have Titan Leasing off doing their own thing. Then on the Atlas side you have the Amazon contract as you explained. Some of Amazon planes on an CMI...

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by jreeves96
Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Cat's Tale: A cat got locked in El Al's 739, probably since the plane's last flight on January 24th 2021.
Replies: 39
Views: 6695

Re: A Cat's Tale: A cat got locked in El Al's 739, probably since the plane's last flight on January 24th 2021.

I didn't even think about the urine. Any cat owner knows that cat urine is a very toxic smell. Might as well scrap the plane. LOL

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by jreeves96
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Working with Southern this week I've learned Atlas has weird relationships with people. Lol. Do tell! Easiest way to explain it is like a distant cousin family tree. Obviously Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings is at the top, HQ in New York. Then you have Titan Leasing off doing their own thing. Then on ...

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by jreeves96
Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Working with Southern this week I've learned Atlas has weird relationships with people. Lol.

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by jreeves96
Sat Feb 06, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Noticed something tonight: Since 2/1/21, Atlas has been using N1511A on non-Amazon work. This is an all-white 767-300, of which Atlas flies 4 with -A tail numbers. Two of the 4 white ones, despite the tail number, are not actually dry-leased to Amazon but are normally used as maintenance spares for...

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by jreeves96
Sat Feb 06, 2021 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Been flying in and out of NRT the past few days for S9 and an Asia Pacific 757 has been sitting in the same spot both times. Not sure if I’ve just been there during lay over or what. Don’t have a tail number unfortunately. But I’ve been through during the day and night and it’s sat.

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by jreeves96
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-200 being retired
Replies: 54
Views: 10696

Re: CRJ-200 being retired

Feel like the hours and cycles are wayyy up there. Depends on the age of the frame. There's some that are just barely over 20k hours and cycles at some of the US regionals. My untrained opinion would say those would make good conversions for somebody out there. I just feel like the CRJs NEVER sit l...

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by jreeves96
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-200 being retired
Replies: 54
Views: 10696

Re: CRJ-200 being retired

Feel like the hours and cycles are wayyy up there.

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by jreeves96
Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 1105
Views: 136180

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

National Airlines are operating Rockford-Munich-Tokyo Narita-Seoul Incheon-Munich-Rockford starting last week with a second flight due to start at the end of February routing to Chennai. Both on behalf of DB Schenker. Article mentions both B747 and B777 will operate these... National don't have any...

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of buying older generation jets like 707, DC-10/MD-11?
Replies: 56
Views: 7286

Re: Odds of buying older generation jets like 707, DC-10/MD-11?

Disgraced Peter Nygard has his "Super27" for sale in Bruinswick. They also had JE's 727 but it's gone. I think I'd take the classic 737-200. I didn't know he was in trouble until I saw this post, I don't keep up with the news I suppose. He always came off as creepy, glad it seemingly has ...

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Cboyle wrote:
The airport in Valdosta, Georgia is looking at a new airline... looks to be avelo or breeze
https://www.walb.com/2021/01/27/new-air ... l-airport/


lmfao

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of buying older generation jets like 707, DC-10/MD-11?
Replies: 56
Views: 7286

Re: Odds of buying older generation jets like 707, DC-10/MD-11?

As an enthusiast, if I had the cash I would 1000% buy a 727-200 and an L1011-500 over a 767 any day. Disgraced Peter Nygard has his "Super27" for sale in Bruinswick. They also had JE's 727 but it's gone. I think I'd take the classic 737-200. I didn't know he was in trouble until I saw thi...

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of buying older generation jets like 707, DC-10/MD-11?
Replies: 56
Views: 7286

Re: Odds of buying older generation jets like 707, DC-10/MD-11?

If someone planned to fly it, rather than keep it as a static display, why wouldn't he just buy a 763ER instead, the way the Google guys did? (I guess they bought a 762, actually.) FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Air Force will create a demand for 767 parts for another three decades. As an enthusiast, if I...

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Bowl Flyover 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 4316

Re: Super Bowl Flyover 2021

Keep an eye on FR24. For some reason KC-135s are trackable. Maybe they'll fly out of MacDillafter the fly over is finished? Can you share the filter setting to show KC-135's, or any other tankers? Would be interesting to see but I can't seem to make it work. I don't have any filters on mine. But I ...

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Bowl Flyover 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 4316

Re: Super Bowl Flyover 2021

Keep an eye on FR24. For some reason KC-135s are trackable. Maybe they'll fly out of MacDillafter the fly over is finished?

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34045

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

I highly doubt Amazon has the scale/volume to get costs lower than UPS / USPS in rural areas. While the Fx relationship is cold right now, it would be easy to go that route again if needed. Further, the rural areas have limited local options, and Therefore the slower delivery speed is does not caus...

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by jreeves96
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread
Replies: 381
Views: 34045

Re: Cessna SkyCourier Development and Testing Thread

The thing that stands out to me is it being capable of loading 3 LD3s. When I worked for DHL I've helped load the feeders. It's a pain in the butt. It's time consuming. You throw three AKE's in the warehouse and have them loaded it'll take 5 minutes max to get it loaded on the aircraft. And accordin...

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