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by 71Zulu
Sat May 02, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 9982 low and slow over KHYR?
Replies: 36
Views: 6221

Re: Delta 9982 low and slow over KHYR?

Google is your friend! KHYR is the ICAO code of Sawyer County Airport, Wisconsin. But who the hell wants to Google every airport code because somebody just can't write it out? The coded language on this site is annoying. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk What’s a SM-N960U? I don’t want google it...

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by 71Zulu
Sat May 02, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 9982 low and slow over KHYR?
Replies: 36
Views: 6221

Re: Delta 9982 low and slow over KHYR?

Johnslayton, while most of us on A.net are aviation enthusiasts, not all of us are familiar with every identifier, abbreviation, acronym, etc. used in aviation and around the world. KHYR? e38 Google is your friend! KHYR is the ICAO code of Sawyer County Airport, Wisconsin. But who the hell wants to...

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by 71Zulu
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening with Polar Air 717
Replies: 21
Views: 7169

Re: What's happening with Polar Air 717

Not everyone who reads these boards is a total avgeek and knows all this so thanks!

Also using only the airline and airport codes in posts also causes this same confusion.


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by 71Zulu
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde at Memphis - 1979
Replies: 35
Views: 4471

Re: Concorde at Memphis - 1979

MSY twice in the 80's, once I think was '86, can't remember the other. They even did a 2-hour adventure flight out and back over the Gulf.


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by 71Zulu
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prince Harry exits British Airways B747 from back door at YVR - does this mean he flew Economy?!
Replies: 35
Views: 6541

Re: Prince Harry exits British Airways B747 from back door at YVR - does this mean he flew Economy?!

Any reason why he flew BA? Air Canada has cheaper fares and is well known as a better performer on the route. Even LHR-SIN-HKG on SQ and then HKG-YVR on CX would have been my preferred routing, although now he has to pay out of his own pocket, I doubt Harry would want this. You cannot be serious wi...

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by 71Zulu
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the Learjet in danger of dying?
Replies: 23
Views: 6387

Re: Is the Learjet in danger of dying?

Any single pilot Learjet model?

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by 71Zulu
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Delta routes out of ANC right now
Replies: 12
Views: 4025

Re: Odd Delta routes out of ANC right now

DL 88XX and 89XX numbers are charters and any charter going to AEX is almost certainly military (Ft Polk).


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by 71Zulu
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Oxygen masks accidentally deployed by pilot - folding question
Replies: 30
Views: 3586

Re: Oxygen masks accidentally deployed by pilot - folding question

Amazing the pilot thought this was a good idea.


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by 71Zulu
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

Two more videos, these are both NTSB press conferences.

[MEDIA=youtube]s3g9FLIb0Pg[/MEDIA]

[MEDIA=youtube]GYC2Umtsq9k[/MEDIA]


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by 71Zulu
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

This video saying the Cheyenne II has a system similar to MCAS to push the nose down in high AOA and aft CG configurations.

Also pilot reported 1,531 total hours on his last medical.

[MEDIA=youtube]caEh9MrFOc0[/MEDIA]




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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N42CV


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I notice from Flightaware that the aircraft flew fairly regularly until Dec 18 and then no flights until today, so sitting for 10 days, I guess understandable with the Christmas holidays. Just seems mechanical.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N42CV


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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

Is there a gust lock on the Cheyenne?


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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

For any NCAA football fans, one of the victims is the daughter of LSU's offensive coordinator. Just terrible, I figured it was LSU related. https://www.wowt.com/content/news/Official-5-dead-in-small-plane-crash-in-Louisiana-566537211.html https://www.wdsu.com/article/carley-mccord-a-member-of-wdsus...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FedEx to reactivate parked aircraft
Replies: 182
Views: 60493

Re: FedEx to park 35 planes on weaker demand

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N80 ... /KBNA/KVCV

N808FD remains active:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N808FD
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mikejepp wrote:
Where do they fly their remaining A310s?


Looks like only 1 left now.

N811FD is at VCV

N809FD is on the way now:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N80 ... /KBNA/KVCV

N808FD remains active:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N808FD

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Re: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N42CV
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I think the green portion of the line is the only acutal flight, the grey portion is estimated.

If you click on the replay it says estimated for the rest of the flight.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N42CV

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash
Replies: 50
Views: 10370

Lafayette, LA: 5 killed in Crash

https://www.klfy.com/local/plane-crashe ... st-office/
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Another tragedy, happened this morning and from the destination location of Peachtree Dekalb outside Atlanta, I think these may be LSU fans going to the game today. Very sad.

https://www.klfy.com/local/plane-crashe ... st-office/

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Delays Dallas Cowboys
Replies: 69
Views: 15368

Re: AA Strands Dallas Cowboys

Isn't a 777 kind of an overkill for a football team? I believe most soccer teams manage to fit in a narrowbody, why such a big bird for them? NFL Teams travel with 140-180 or so personnel, so it's not a small contingent. 53 active (and not so small) players, plus a few spares, coaches, medical/trai...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Is this a one-off, or is Virgin a sponsor of the London games? (just curious) VS has always flown NFL teams to London for the games staged there, usually on an A340. The Bears typically fly UA for road games. I wouldn't say always as NW used to fly teams over to London when they operated the 742 ai...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Dec 24, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Delays Dallas Cowboys
Replies: 69
Views: 15368

Re: AA Strands Dallas Cowboys

Forgot what airline it was but someone posted that years ago an NFL charter went tech and they had no other plane available. A regular scheduled flight had just taken off and the dispatcher called the plane and told them to turn around and land and unload the scheduled passengers, load up the team a...

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by 71Zulu
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The saga of AA431
Replies: 26
Views: 7311

Re: The saga of AA431

High minimum Captain?

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by 71Zulu
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 78 Year Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Replies: 8
Views: 503

Re: 78 Year Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

My Aunt is 93 (15 in 1941) and still sharp as a tack and remembers hearing the news on the radio in the living room. No TV obviously in those days, radio was all you had. This was that generation's where were you moment and I'm sure most everyone still alive today remembers where they were when they...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TCAS/ATC
Replies: 16
Views: 1395

Re: TCAS/ATC

Incident and close call with JAL in 2001.

[MEDIA=youtube]1V-NURlZ0Jc[/MEDIA]



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by 71Zulu
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Working at Southwest?
Replies: 11
Views: 1698

Re: Working at Southwest?

Anyone here willing to admit they’re a WN employee? I am. I’d just love to hear if any of my fellow co-hearts feel the same as me. Anyone think we’ve lost our ways? Especially from a culture stand point? Herb’s airline is dead. I hate the petty attitude management will have. I know too many good wo...

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by 71Zulu
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Colts using only one aircraft this time. DL B763 for their trip to Pittsburgh tomorrow. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/DL8865 That's odd, considering the Colts have always used two planes - a 757 and A321 or 737 - for their charters. Guess only because the 763 will be in increasingly sh...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New MN license plates required after 7 years
Replies: 45
Views: 7312

Re: New MN license plates required after 7 years

Nice plates in OK. [emoji106] No fancy online system but in Louisiana, the plate (rear only) does not stay with the car. Whenever you sell or transfer the car you are to remove the plate and manually surrender it to the DMV who will then update that in the system and give you a receipt. Now you are ...

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by 71Zulu
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What in the World? 5 F/A-18's In Tight Formation Near BWI's RWY15L Approach
Replies: 6
Views: 5012

Re: What in the World? 5 F/A-18's In Tight Formation Near BWI's RWY15L Approach

And a flyover at night I doubt would happen anyway.


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by 71Zulu
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 56289

Re: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50

People still criticizing the A319 like it's the only plane Spirit wants, I wonder if they actually read any of the articles. From Airbus: Airbus and Spirit Airlines have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding for the U.S.-based airline to acquire up to 100 A320neo Family aircraft. Spirit announced ...

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by 71Zulu
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Geographic places often mispronounced
Replies: 70
Views: 11938

Re: Geographic places often mispronounced

TTailedTiger wrote:
How in the hell does one get "Wooster" out of Worcester? I had assumed it was pronounced war-kester.
Makes it easy to spot the tourists. [emoji16]

Same as when someone says New Or-LEENS.


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by 71Zulu
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 20590

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KBTR/KGTR

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LSU @ Mississippi State
UAL B739
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KBTR/KGTR

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by 71Zulu
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 20590

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

LittleFokker wrote:
I can't find any info on the Minnesota Golden Gophers flying to play Rutgers. Tried TTN, EWR, and MMU but couldn't find any flight.

Possible they flew commercial, lots of flights between MSP and EWR. After the game I would expect a charter flight back.




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by 71Zulu
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 209
Views: 72822

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

So serious damage to leave the plane grounded all this time yet the pilots flew it all the way to JFK. Similar to the 738 tail strike they had few years back at LAX when the pilots then flew all the way to YYZ where the extensive damage was discovered. Obviously passengers at risk in both cases. Se...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 209
Views: 72822

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

So serious damage to leave the plane grounded all this time yet the pilots flew it all the way to JFK. Similar to the 738 tail strike they had few years back at LAX when the pilots then flew all the way to YYZ where the extensive damage was discovered. Obviously passengers at risk in both cases. Sen...

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by 71Zulu
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes
Replies: 171
Views: 28398

Re: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes

ushermittwoch wrote:
71Zulu wrote:
STLflyer wrote:
Always wondered where WN comes from, anyone know?
The reverse of Northwest?


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Wouldn't that be Southeast?
Somebody posted once that WN was the reverse of NW as a play on Southwest and Northwest, have no idea if it's true.


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by 71Zulu
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes
Replies: 171
Views: 28398

Re: History behind idiosyncratic IATA airline shortcodes

STLflyer wrote:
Always wondered where WN comes from, anyone know?
The reverse of Northwest?


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by 71Zulu
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Duration for gear retraction and flaps retraction
Replies: 7
Views: 7755

Re: Duration for gear retraction and flaps retraction

Several videos on YouTube of gear swings in the hangar.


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by 71Zulu
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

Smaller musical groups in the US often tow trailers behind their tour buses, saves them the cost of renting a truck. Sent from my SM-N960U using Tapatalk what speed do they generally travel at when towing. If there's a split speed limit, they will follow the truck speed limit otherwise they are fre...

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by 71Zulu
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

Guess we won't be seeing this any more ..ImageImage

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by 71Zulu
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Requirements for Buses and Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials to Stop at Railroad Crossings
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Re: Requirements for Buses and Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials to Stop at Railroad Crossings

Stopping before the tracks and then slowly going over them can also cause problems. There's been many times where the truck will stall or scrape bottom and if they carried a little more momentum over the tracks they would have made it. As the video above shows, if you stall on the tracks you're gonn...

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by 71Zulu
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

Smaller musical groups in the US often tow trailers behind their tour buses, saves them the cost of renting a truck.


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by 71Zulu
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Can't find any info on their opponent, Chicago. They had a home game Sunday and I can't find news on when they plan to cross the pond. Looks like leaving today. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VIR650/history/20191002/1036Z/EGLL/KORD This Virgin A346 landed at ORD yesterday. Sent from my SM-N960...

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by 71Zulu
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

Greyhound in Canada was a money losing business for years, parcel delivery was used to try and subsidize the passenger service and create more revenue. Doesn't matter anymore, because outside of Ontario and Quebec and the Vancouver to Seattle run (operated by Greyhound USA), you won't see Greyhound...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Cowboys used a 772 in and out of MSY. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL9458/history/20190930/0450Z/KMSY/KDFW Raiders headed to London after playing the Colts: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/VIR631/history/20190930/0110Z/KIND/EGLL Can't find any info on their opponent, Chicago. They had a ...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

What is the speed limit for the buses towing the parcel trailers. I believe it is whatever the truck speed limit would be, usually either 110 km/h or 120 km/h which is also max car speed except for Quebec and Ontario which have a max 105 km/h truck speed and the truck computer must be calibrated so...

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by 71Zulu
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6976

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

What is it like for the buses in Canada to tow the parcel trailers. Not an issue and you see Greyhound Canada doing this all the time. They use a pintle hook for the hitch connection which is more of a heavy duty commercial type of arrangement than a ball hitch which is more widely used in the recr...

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by 71Zulu
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline de-icing standards
Replies: 20
Views: 2817

Re: Airline de-icing standards

Or do like they do in Russia. [emoji16]

[MEDIA=youtube]5GIU94dg1ek[/MEDIA]

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by 71Zulu
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KSEA/KMSY
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Saints back to MSY on a 772 after a good win!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL ... /KSEA/KMSY

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by 71Zulu
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 College Football Charters Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 20590

Re: 2019 College Football Charters Thread

The visitors coming to UF always stay in Ocala, typically the Hilton, and just bus the short 30 mins up to GNV. They always fly out of GNV because the visitors head straight home after the games. It's like the same situation with the teams flying in to play the Packers, they usually fly into Applet...

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by 71Zulu
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Yeah that was the Chiefs, here's the return from OAK https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2543/history/20190916/0035Z/KOAK/KMCI The Saints will remain on the west coast for their game coming up at Seattle. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2541/history/20190913/2210Z/KMSY/KLAX https://flighta...

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by 71Zulu
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 25301

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

Saw this today flying into MCI: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL2560/history/20190914/1300Z/KLAX/KMCI Was this NFL related? Chiefs are playing at Oakland tomorrow so I doubt it. Must be the ferry flight for team charter. Saw a B764 departing for SJC at 1:35pm local under flight number 2543. ...

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