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by N757ST
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil Fields Attack
Replies: 77
Views: 3376

Re: Oil Fields Attack

The Iranian attack on SA was perhaps a counter-attack. Nothing to do with Yemen. I support our bond with SA in this present world that we live in. I would rather help Israel & SA than help Iran, that is the govt. of Iran. The people of Iran are not well-served by their theocratic rulers. Sorry....

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by N757ST
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7977

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

Armadillo1 wrote:
so what wa a reason of diversion?


Cargo fire indication.

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by N757ST
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 87
Views: 3056

Re: American Football - It's back!

We were told the same thing about Oakland vs. Tampa Bay in that one Super Bowl, too.... What are you even talking about? Did you watch a single down of football this week? The patriots trounced a good Steelers team. The patriots have an elite offense and potentially elite defense. It would be a tot...

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by N757ST
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7977

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

Exactly , in an emergency an airstrip is an airstrip , granted no debris or construction are active on the runway. Doesn't change that it is still a commercial flight which was my point. Scheduled or emergency, the flight is still being operated as a commercial, not private, flight. And said flight...

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by N757ST
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS
Replies: 31
Views: 7977

Re: B6 1706 emeregncy Landing At NAS

HP69 wrote:
WayexTDI wrote:
Good to see NAS is open to receive aircraft


Still no commercial flights though.


I don’t think NAS ever closed for commercial flights. It’s certainly not closed now.

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by N757ST
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 87
Views: 3056

Re: American Football - It's back!

All of this love and support for the Patriots, I wonder what will happen when the go 7-9 this year? I'm no Patriots fan, but did you watch Sunday night? Have you seen their schedule? There's no way they win less than 12 games this year - easily the easiest schedule a defending SB champ has ever had...

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by N757ST
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136879

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Just released today. They are going to cut SJU FLIGHTS...and don’t be surprised if more city closures and flights cuts When revenue comes up short, we must take action. We’re committed to Puerto Rico for the long-term, but we may need to adjust capacity for now to better match demand. We will be re...

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak's new Acela II interior
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Re: Amtrak's new Acela II interior

I wonder if current Acela trains could be refurbished and used on other regional lines like Surfliner or Cascades? First, they are electric powered, so no. They also need high level platforms which the northwest doesn’t have, which is minor compared to the billions needed to add catenary to the BNS...

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 309
Views: 52897

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

Tail 2002J (A321neo) is scheduled for LGB today. This looks to be like a test flight. There’s a full crew on it but doesn’t appear to be any customers. Anyone know the exact purpose of this flight? I’m hopefully going to be updating the refurb list later today once I can get an accurate list. It’s ...

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

I'm not the person to ask, go up to a cop and ask them why they became one. More often than not the answer will be that they were bullied in high school and didn't have the smarts to go through college or a trade school so this is what they become, to enact some sort of "revenge" on the &...

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

Super80fan (crap airplane by the way) Show me proof that the "militia" enjoy killing people. I want hard facts and data that prove they enjoy killing. Let's see what ya got. I'm not the person to ask, go up to a cop and ask them why they became one. More often than not the answer will be ...

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does the ailerons on the Airbus A220 droop because it is a fly-by wire aircraft?
Replies: 16
Views: 4482

Re: Does the ailerons on the Airbus A220 droop because it is a fly-by wire aircraft?

Weatherwatcher1 wrote:
Most flight control surfaces droop when the hydraulics aren’t powered.


On FBW airplanes they usually droop.

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

Of course no one wants to believe their kid/uncle/dad whomever 'didn't do it' when it comes to police trouble! Most people here who've been pulled over by cops give the 'I didn't know, officer' bullshit excuse! I once answered the 'where are you headed to in such hurry, fella'..with 'Trying to make...

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by N757ST
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

I think you're the one I need to buy a plane ticket for, you enjoy police states so I can just buy you a ticket to China or North Korea where you can suck up to the military/police forces all you want. I lived in Orlando for a few years, I've already gave the middle finger to more OPD officers than...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

Oh, I was referring to the youth court age - it just sounds like something from New York and not Wellington: https://thespinoff.co.nz/society/13-09-2016/the-nz-justice-system-chucks-17-year-olds-in-with-adults-and-it-is-a-stain-on-our-reputation/ That doesn’t worry me overly much, a 17 year old is ...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

Most us are aware of the excessive claims of 'I feared my life - get out of jail free card excuse + PLUS the 'I thought he had a gun' lies for unjustified killings, you are aware of how those situations are to be suspect right? It appears that isn't addressed. It falls in along with innocents kille...

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by N757ST
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 309
Views: 52897

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

They desperately need the 321 neo to replace all the ceos. That mid cabin lav is a must. The tiny 3rd bathroom in the back of the ceos is useless. Actually it has one small use as a dedicated crew bathroom. Whoever designed it should of predicted that. They never account for human nature. The a321c...

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by N757ST
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 First A321 NEO named for David Neeleman
Replies: 9
Views: 2865

Re: B6 First A321 NEO named for David Neeleman

Am I reading too much into this thinking dn might get more involved with b6 going forward? Yes I think you're reading too much, however I suspect he has always maintained some amount of influence despite some members here claiming otherwise. What I think we will see in the future is stronger cooper...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

Following on from previous comments we do not know what the 2nd pilot was questioned over. His breath test may have been borderline and they were looking for further evidence from interview. Also not sure if he may have been questioned over the fact he knew the captain was over limit and he was sti...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

Also, I’m not the one here that has been “jumping to conclusions” for 102+ posts. You all have locked him up and thrown out the key on pure rumored bull crap, and what could be a totally unwarranted arrest. Says the person jumping to the conclusion his arrest wasn't justified and that "we all&...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

I would suggest waiting until facts are known before jumping to the conclusion that "backward crap" is involved. He wouldn't have been held for no reason and we don't actually know exactly when he was released. Was he over the limit or not? If not, he shouldn’t have been held, and had his...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

Also, I’m not the one here that has been “jumping to conclusions” for 102+ posts. You all have locked him up and thrown out the key on pure rumored bull crap, and what could be a totally unwarranted arrest.

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

So he was held only because of being near the other dude? I don’t get it. If he wasn’t intoxicated and was being held because the Capt was, that’s some kind of backward crap right there. I would suggest waiting until facts are known before jumping to the conclusion that "backward crap" is...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

So he was held only because of being near the other dude? I don’t get it. If he wasn’t intoxicated and was being held because the Capt was, that’s some kind of backward crap right there. He was held because he was reported as having been seen drinking by an informer at the hotel they were staying i...

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by N757ST
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 23808

Re: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

So he was held only because of being near the other dude? I don’t get it. If he wasn’t intoxicated and was being held because the Capt was, that’s some kind of backward crap right there.

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by N757ST
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 63
Views: 4437

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

Sorry, I meant precision scheduled railroading. The forum software won’t allow me to edit my post.

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by N757ST
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever
Replies: 63
Views: 4437

Re: Dow breaks 27,000 for the first time ever

What worries me is the downturn in rail traffic by 5% since last year. Rail traffic is one of the primary indicators of a healthy economy. Here are a bunch of stored Norfolk and Southern locomotives... not a good sign. https://i.imgur.com/VxBrFa6.jpg Much of the decrease in freight rail traffic is ...

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by N757ST
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suspected drunk DL pilot arrested just before flight
Replies: 118
Views: 15833

Re: Suspected drunk DL pilot arrested just before flight

He's an ALPA member, he'll be back in the cockpit by the start of next week. He’ll likely get referred to HIMS and go through rehab. After about 6 months or so he’ll likely be allowed to fly again, as long as there aren’t criminal charges. For the I believe the rest of his career he will now be pro...

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by N757ST
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suspected drunk DL pilot arrested just before flight
Replies: 118
Views: 15833

Re: Suspected drunk DL pilot arrested just before flight

He's an ALPA member, he'll be back in the cockpit by the start of next week. He’ll likely get referred to HIMS and go through rehab. After about 6 months or so he’ll likely be allowed to fly again, as long as there aren’t criminal charges. For the I believe the rest of his career he will now be pro...

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by N757ST
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance
Replies: 47
Views: 5976

Re: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance

You can’t really compare RASM or CASM unless you are comparing similar average segment length.

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by N757ST
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 35497

Re: WN to close EWR

For an airline that already has poor service to NYC, I find this incredible.

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by N757ST
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination
Replies: 68
Views: 3838

Re: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination

Women are now allowed to vote and drive in Saudi Arabia and they are developing the Red Sea coast as a tourist destination. Along with cinemas now legal, the world's tallest building will be opened in Jeddah and should be a major tourist attraction. Yay, women can finally drive, but still need perm...

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by N757ST
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial
Replies: 16
Views: 1483

Re: Florida HS Principal Removed for Holocaust Denial

To some Black Americans, the Nazi era Holocaust is irrelevant to them, while Slavery is more relevant and deserves much more attention. Several states mandate education of the Nazi Holocaust due to political involvement of Jewish Holocaust survivors who want that story told. Too many White people d...

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by N757ST
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.
Replies: 45
Views: 15289

Re: Engine spinner detaches mid-flight.

You are correct. I think the Airbus A320 was the first to have a RAT that I worked with. I do not know if any earlier Airbus aircraft like A300 and A310 had a RAT. I think the Boeing 757 and 767 had a RAT. I don't know if any DC-10s had a RAT as they are a three engine aircraft. :old: The Vickers V...

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by N757ST
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AIREP vs. PIREP in the United States
Replies: 1
Views: 1530

Re: AIREP vs. PIREP in the United States

I could be wrong but I believe aireps are automatic (temp wind etc) reports provided by cpdlc. Pireps are pilot driven and manual via acars or ATC and include data a computer could not give ( turbulence icing etc). Considering that domestic CPDLC is just starting, first in Indy center and KC center,...

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by N757ST
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 6000ft and no chimes
Replies: 25
Views: 2874

Re: 6000ft and no chimes

The only thing you did wrong was not stick your head into the cockpit at deplaning and let the pilots know how much they screwed up and how you’re gonna report them on Instagram. Lol... yup. Back in a previous life I had a hero private pilot that decided he needed to tell me that on approach to 15 ...

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by N757ST
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 6000ft and no chimes
Replies: 25
Views: 2874

Re: 6000ft and no chimes

The pilots forgot and they’d eventually figure it out. Worst case the flight attendants will figure it out when the gear comes down. Chillaxe and enjoy your flight.

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by N757ST
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 15236

Re: Antifa Violence

You need to realize that the United States has become more polarized by 24 hour news programs on both sides of the aisle that promote agendas. You also need to realize that .0001% of liberals march violently with garbage pales and sticks toward the .0001% of conservatives that’s associate with the ...

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by N757ST
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136879

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

The YOY Q1 comparison is off because the Easter/Passover week moved to Q2 this year. AA is a mess at JFK. Too much capacity at BOS As for B6 going north of 200 flights in BOS...they are bleeding money and it isnt a smart war. I believe B6 and DL will need to learn to coexist like they do in JFK and...

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by N757ST
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 167
Views: 15236

Re: Antifa Violence

You need to realize that the United States has become more polarized by 24 hour news programs on both sides of the aisle that promote agendas. You also need to realize that .0001% of liberals march violently with garbage pales and sticks toward the .0001% of conservatives that’s associate with the p...

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by N757ST
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136879

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

The terminal E expansion is being done in two phases. The first phase will add 4 new wide-body gates with dual jet bridges. This phase will encompass 70% of the total project. It will coming online in Q1 2022. Phase 2 will add another 3 new wide-body gates with dual jet bridges. Phase 2 won't be co...

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by N757ST
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 946
Views: 136879

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

How easy or hard would be to turn the current Alaska gates into a small customs facility for jetblue once they take over those 3 gates? That way jetblue could vacate E for good and use their own customs facility if it could be done. Seeing as how there’s a small TSA area over there and it would be ...

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by N757ST
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10360

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

…. Looks like it was UA2098 LGA-IAH. Diverted to EWR due to hydraulic problems and it blew both tires on landing...…. Just imagine what could have happened if it had had six tires. Agree, most likely less damage if it had 4.....For the 319 it is not a heavy plane but when you start stretching the 3...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10360

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

Even at full reverse only on one side there’s not really a large yaw force, the engines don’t have a huge lever arm and reverse thrust really doesn’t give you a whole ton of braking power in the first place. The brakes are far more effective at bringing the airplane to a stop. You can lose both syst...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10360

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

ALso, on the enhanced A320 (easy to tell up front, they have LCD desplays) even after blue and green loss you’d still have nose wheel steering.

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10360

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

Looks like it was UA2098 LGA-IAH. Diverted to EWR due to hydraulic problems and it blew both tires on landing. Locked up brakes? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/UA2098 FR24 says it’s now scheduled to fly EWR-SMF later tonight. Really?? I'll preface this with saying I’m not an Airbus pilo...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 309
Views: 52897

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

FWIW, I’m aboard N607JB (DCA-BOS) sitting at the gate. Aircraft is in old 150 seat configuration. Seatmap showed new config, and sure enough there are four flight attendants aboard, and during boarding the crew and gate agents had to figure out reseating several pax with row 26 and 27 assignments. ...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8216

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

I had a SERMN route last year to CHS in an A320. I think it caught the VFR traffic a bit by surprise when tracon was calling us as traffic to a bonanza.

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8216

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

As a pilot who flys CRJs in and out of LGA often, I would disagree with this statement. Yes the taxiways are restrictive and cause bottlenecks (especially around the terminal alleyway entrances), but the runways are still the biggest issue in terms of departure delays. Time and time again I sit 30 ...

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by N757ST
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8216

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

LGA isn't getting new slots so the runways will be just as overtaxed as they are today. And these gates are just replacements for the bus gates. This. The good news is that they will have double taxiways. As bad as the RWY config is at LGA, the TWYs and ramps probably contribute most of the departu...

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