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by chautauquasaab
Tue Dec 17, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Put Livery To Employee Vote
Replies: 338
Views: 50137

RE: AA To Put Livery To Employee Vote

Everyone seems so focused on the tail. My issue is more with the logo. I would keep the tail and replace the new pull-tab logo with the scissors eagle... minus the AA.

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft Part 1
Replies: 2852
Views: 59919

RE: New AA Painted Aircraft

I have gotten to a point where the new livery no longer seems odd, althought I haven't had the opportunity to see one in the flesh. What I keep wondering about is how American will deal with all the stuttering A's they have marketed for so many years... AAdvantage, gAAteway, trAAin, and so on. Witho...

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: New AA Livery Today!
Replies: 268
Views: 64325

RE: OFFICIAL: New AA Livery Today!

I DO see the Greyhound!!!

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: New AA Livery Today!
Replies: 268
Views: 64325

RE: OFFICIAL: New AA Livery Today!

It puts the emphasis on the tail... much like BA, Qantas, Qatar, the New Iberia, and others.

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will WN's Next Special-Themed Livery Be?
Replies: 51
Views: 5285

RE: What Will WN's Next Special-Themed Livery Be?

I think it is time for Indiana One!

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777-200 Refurbishing Project Complete?
Replies: 4
Views: 8636

BA 777-200 Refurbishing Project Complete?

I am curious if anyone knows how British Airways is coming along with the interior refurbishing of WT+ and First in 4-class 777-200's. Hopefully they are nearly complete!

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by chautauquasaab
Wed May 09, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans Air's 737-200Cs
Replies: 5
Views: 3603

RE: Trans Air's 737-200Cs

I saw it in Columbus INDIANA.

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta Branding Confirmed For May Launch
Replies: 184
Views: 26972

RE: New Delta Branding Confirmed For May Launch

I hope the Delta "widget" isn't treated in the same fashion as the United "tulip" U on aircraft tails. The tulip is excerpted to the point that it is not easily understood any longer as the letter U. Air India is doing the same thing with the centaur.

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Apr 01, 2006 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA NRT 777 Scheduling Question
Replies: 23
Views: 5640

RE: AA NRT 777 Scheduling Question

I have also travelled to/from <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>, <acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym> and <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acronym> on <...

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Livery
Replies: 12
Views: 6325

RE: Air Force One Livery

Mr. Loewy did not design the Coca Cola bottle, although he did create many other pieces for the Coca Cola Company over the years.

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Aug 06, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old IND
Replies: 7
Views: 1964

RE: Old IND

That is what I intended to say... Sorry for the goof-up in order. I am sadly old enough to remember walking along the narrow ground-level glass-walled gate areas to get on a Lake Central flight. THAT is what I would like to see again in photographs!

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Aug 06, 2005 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old IND
Replies: 7
Views: 1964

RE: Old IND

That is what I intended to say... Sorry for the goof-up in order. I am sadly old enough to remember walking along the narrow ground-level glass-walled gate areas to get on a Lake Central flight. THAT is what I would like to see again in photographs!

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Aug 06, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old IND
Replies: 7
Views: 1964

RE: Old IND

"A" is the oldest, followed by "B". "C" was added later, and "D" later yet. "D" has never gotten the "modernization the others received, blocking in some of the clerestory windows and so on. "A" used to be the "prestige" wing, housing Eastern and TWA.
Cheers to Indiana and Indianapolis!

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by chautauquasaab
Fri May 13, 2005 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For The Artists: An HP Plane In A US Hybrid Livery
Replies: 63
Views: 11166

RE: For The Artists: An HP Plane In A US Hybrid Livery

I like the idea of HP/US doing something as bold and innovative as the original Braniff Flying Colors schemes of Alexander Girard. Not the later, darker colors but the lighter, more pastel blue, yellow, green, orange, and so on.

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Oct 06, 2004 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines At Indianapolis This Weekend
Replies: 18
Views: 3905

RE: Hawaiian Airlines At Indianapolis This Weekend

If you want a great dining experience in Indy, try St. Elmo's Steakhouse. It is very close to the dome. Not cheap perhaps, but great food and wine list. Have a martini, a shrimp cocktail with killer horseradish sauce, a rare filet, and a good bottle of merlot. It is comparable to Ruth's Chris, but w...

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Sep 30, 2004 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Growing Boston?
Replies: 33
Views: 4336

RE: AA Growing Boston?

Didn't AA plan on BOS-NRT some years back?

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Aug 11, 2004 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Go Easy...Go ATA
Replies: 28
Views: 3202

RE: Go Easy...Go ATA

I agree. It has grown on me. So when can I reserve a seat in the new Business Class from <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> to <acronym title="Sarasota - Bradenton International (SRQ / KSRQ), USA - Florida">SRQ</acronym>? It doesn't show on the we...

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Apr 22, 2004 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Class Views On 747's Facing Forwards?
Replies: 10
Views: 4461

RE: 1st Class Views On 747's Facing Forwards?

...But it always feels odd on take-off and landing when you are sitting at a bit of an angle relative to the direction of travel.

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Mar 10, 2004 3:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747-300 With 3 Engines?
Replies: 9
Views: 13021

RE: 747-300 With 3 Engines?

Anybody recall a Lockheed L1011 variant that was to have two engines? As I recall hearing, it was based on the shorter -500 fuselage.

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Jan 01, 2004 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would Make AA #1 Again?
Replies: 44
Views: 5980

RE: What Would Make AA #1 Again?

I have been historically very loyal to American Airlines. My travels have ranged from a lot of US domestic travel, to a number of flights to Europe and a lot of travel to Japan. I would be happy if the vastly simplified fare system proposed several years ago was reviewed and implemented. The percept...

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, USA Flight Attendant Speaks
Replies: 91
Views: 11910

RE: AA, USA Flight Attendant Speaks

Excellent comments!
Thank you for representing an industry that has its share of problems with grace and dignity. American Airlines has long been my airline of choice, and with people like you it is easy to see why.
Happy Holidays!

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pic Of TED's Livery
Replies: 101
Views: 11763

RE: Pic Of TED's Livery

Today's Wall Street Journal has an extensive article on TED. The livery as shown is real and is the creation of Pentagram... a biggie in the design world.

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Aug 22, 2003 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Had Round-the-globe Services?
Replies: 30
Views: 4561

RE: Which Airlines Had Round-the-globe Services?

Didn't Air France have RTW flights routed via Los Angeles and Tahiti at one point?

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Jun 25, 2003 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western's DC-10 "Spaceships"
Replies: 11
Views: 4140

RE: Western's DC-10 "Spaceships"

...And that's how we get AIRBUS!

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Jun 17, 2003 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Former Hubs At RDU And BNA
Replies: 28
Views: 6674

RE: AA's Former Hubs At RDU And BNA

RDU-ORY was served by 767-223ER.

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by chautauquasaab
Tue May 20, 2003 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Quality Or Cheap Travel Luggage?
Replies: 34
Views: 12741

RE: High Quality Or Cheap Travel Luggage?

Tumi brand luggage is simply the best.

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by chautauquasaab
Fri May 09, 2003 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757 Vs A318/19/20/21
Replies: 11
Views: 3557

RE: 757 Vs A318/19/20/21

I notice it, and I am 6'-2".

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Apr 16, 2003 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking NEWS: AMR F/As Reject Concessions
Replies: 52
Views: 5130

RE: Breaking NEWS: AMR F/As Reject Concessions

Well said UAL 777 Contrail!
Godspeed AA!

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Apr 01, 2003 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discontinued Routes You've Flown?
Replies: 88
Views: 5740

RE: Discontinued Routes You've Flown?

American Airlines
Dallas - Osaka/Kansai

American Eagle
Chicago - Sarasota/Bradenton

Delta
Cincinnati - Portland - Nagoya

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Mar 29, 2003 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest, UPS New Colors.....
Replies: 17
Views: 3285

RE: Northwest, UPS New Colors.....

I will miss the "package tied with string" in the previous UPS logo. It was designed by Paul Rand, one of the very best graphic designers of all time.
Rand was responsible for other little projects like...
ABC logo
IBM logo
Westinghouse logo
The list goes on and on.

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Mar 29, 2003 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amenity Kits
Replies: 29
Views: 7297

RE: Amenity Kits

747-311- The kit I was mentioning was a "hand out" on the Portland to Nagoya flight. I used to use that flight frequently (from <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym>-<acronym title="Portland - Interna...

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Mar 29, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amenity Kits
Replies: 29
Views: 7297

RE: Amenity Kits

Delta, back in the days of international first class, had an amenity kit that could become a case for compact discs or dvd's. I picked up a couple of them about 12 years ago, and still use them. Most of the rest of them I bring home for my kids.

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Mar 05, 2003 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AWA And Chautauque?
Replies: 5
Views: 1777

RE: AWA And Chautauque?

Tempus fugit.
Perhaps I should change my name...

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Feb 28, 2003 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Delays LAX-NRT
Replies: 27
Views: 4238

RE: AA Delays LAX-NRT

It is hard to establish a presence in a controlled market. While <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> does not have the brand recognition of <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> in Japan, it is not an unknown....

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Feb 14, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scandinavian Font
Replies: 7
Views: 12793

RE: Scandinavian Font

As I recall, Scandinavian's font is Rotis Sans Serif.
I hope this helps.

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Jan 22, 2003 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 767's - When Will They All Be 2 Class?
Replies: 15
Views: 5044

RE: AA 767's - When Will They All Be 2 Class?

ConcordeBoy- My mild preference for the Pacific configuration is borne out of the fact that when I have traveled to Japan on American's 777, particularly the now-cancelled Osaka flights, the cabin was very lightly occupied. I have always had an empty seat next to me, so there is an abundance of room...

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Jan 21, 2003 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 767's - When Will They All Be 2 Class?
Replies: 15
Views: 5044

RE: AA 767's - When Will They All Be 2 Class?

So in the AA 777 fleet plan, which configuration will be the survivor...Atlantic or Pacific? Having tried both, I honestly like the Pacific a bit better.

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Jan 03, 2003 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Max Safe Speed Limit For Taxiing?
Replies: 29
Views: 4731

RE: What Is The Max Safe Speed Limit For Taxiing?

Taxi speeds at Indianapolis International also seem high, a function, I suppose, of the distance between the new runways and the terminal area. It will be a major improvement when the new mid-field terminal is constructed. I agree with the previous post that WN taxi speeds always seem greater than o...

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Dec 10, 2002 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New JAL Livery Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 3222

RE: New JAL Livery Discussion

I am still curious, though, if anyone has seen an actual aircraft in the new scheme, and how "off-white" the body color really might be...

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by chautauquasaab
Sun Dec 08, 2002 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New JAL Livery Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 3222

RE: New JAL Livery Discussion

I do not care for the pink-ish, beige-ish white body of the new livery, and would much prefer the white body they currently have. If a white crane logo was added to the tail, similar in the scale and placement to Northwest's "N", I think it would be much more interesting, and would maintain a visual...

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Nov 26, 2002 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Baby's First Flight
Replies: 22
Views: 2006

RE: Your Baby's First Flight

ll75- I enjoyed reading your comments. I, too, have twin daughters and we have flown with them reasonably frequently. Our first trip was also when they were 6 months old, from Indianapolis to Orlando. We needed to get away, and decided Disney World would be kid friendly. The girls were great on the ...

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by chautauquasaab
Sat Nov 16, 2002 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL New Logo On 777 Unveils
Replies: 25
Views: 3565

RE: JAL New Logo On 777 Unveils

I, too, miss the crane, and wish it were also present on the tail in white, even if it was small.

Thinking about white, it is hard to discern from pictures how "white" the white really might be. Wasn't it supposed to be pink-hued? Could someone who has seen it in the flesh respond if it is?

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Nov 12, 2002 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing`s Future Strategy
Replies: 8
Views: 2978

RE: Boeing`s Future Strategy

Let's bring on the BWB...The ultimate response to the A380.

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Nov 12, 2002 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines At Denver Stapleton
Replies: 15
Views: 3037

RE: American Airlines At Denver Stapleton

Anyone remember "TORQUE" at Stapleton? United had an employee incentive system for converting Continental customers to UAL. The back of some buttons had the old CAL logo with a large "screw" drawn as if it had been driven into it. As I recall, TORQUE was an acronym for "Try Our Real Quality United E...

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Nov 08, 2002 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Introduces More Cost Cutting Measures
Replies: 23
Views: 2941

RE: AA Introduces More Cost Cutting Measures

I don't see BA as a weak partner, and AA's operations at JFK are hardly small.

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Sep 19, 2002 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New JAL Colors
Replies: 111
Views: 9497

RE: New JAL Colors

I will not miss the "burning cigarette" look of the old livery, but I will very much miss the crane logo. It has been around a long time, and always struck me as the Japanese equivalent of the Pan Am globe. Oh well... All things must pass.

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by chautauquasaab
Fri Aug 23, 2002 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gifts In First/business Class
Replies: 19
Views: 3503

RE: Gifts In First/business Class

The little gin-filled KLM houses are a nice, traditional touch. I have a few of them, but work with an engineer that has dozens lined up in his office. Before they eliminated international first class, Delta gave away a little amenity kit that was made from black leather, and could be adapted to hol...

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by chautauquasaab
Thu Jul 18, 2002 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Preparing To Sell 14 ERJ-145s
Replies: 32
Views: 4085

RE: American Eagle Preparing To Sell 14 ERJ-145s

So what would happen if they removed two rows of seats in each 145 to reduce the number to 44? MRTC for American Eagle! Would that let them slide under the cap?

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by chautauquasaab
Tue Jul 16, 2002 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline(s) Have The Best F/C/Y Class Seat?
Replies: 31
Views: 5711

RE: Which Airline(s) Have The Best F/C/Y Class Seat?

Best First Class- American Airlines 777 Flagship Suite
Best Business Class- Delta Business Elite
Best Economy Class- American Airlines MRTC

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by chautauquasaab
Wed Jul 10, 2002 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest And Their Logo
Replies: 46
Views: 2853

RE: Northwest And Their Logo

It always strikes me as heavily influenced by the last Eastern Falcon logo. In that case, there was no lettering involved in the logo itself, but it was reminiscent of an airplane...or falcon in flight. It was also pointed to the east.

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