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by pocho
Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA awards UAX ground handling to Menzies at DEN
Replies: 59
Views: 9202

RE: UA Awards UAX Ground Handling To Menzies At DEN

It's gonna be a disaster there this winter. United outsources deicing to a contractor and now this. SkyWest could barely staff the station as it is, and they offered <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>/US flight benefits. How is this new company going to adequately train hundreds of ...

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by pocho
Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 3 Cabin Domestic
Replies: 15
Views: 4969

RE: UA 3 Cabin Domestic

I believe <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is currently running an intl configured three cabin 777 between <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>/<a...

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by pocho
Sun May 25, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Spring Break In Arizona And ERA
Replies: 16
Views: 8994

RE: Spring Break In Arizona And ERA

Great report! How did you like Prescott? I was at the Prescott campus from 2008 to 2012.

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by pocho
Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 13 Airports In Danger Of EAS Subsidy Loss
Replies: 66
Views: 11672

RE: 13 Airports In Danger Of EAS Subsidy Loss

Perhaps Imperial County Airport (<acronym title="Imperial (El Centro) - Imperial County (Imperial Valley) (IPL), USA - California">IPL</acronym>) should've kept the SkyWest service to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>. Now it's SeaPort to <acro...

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by pocho
Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: UA Looking At Bids For Outsourcing
Replies: 133
Views: 22987

RE: RUMOR: UA Looking At Bids For Outsourcing

Industry leading contract! Too bad <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> doesn't believe in putting their employees first. If the company takes care of the employees, the employees will take care of the customers, and the customers in return will take care of the company. This philosop...

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by pocho
Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET702 ADD-FCO ET-AMF Squawking 7500 (Confirmed Hijack)
Replies: 263
Views: 56708

ET702 ADD-FCO ET-AMF Squawking 7500 (Confirmed Hijack)

Did I hear correctly, an engine flamed out?

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by pocho
Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Menu For Christmas Eve?
Replies: 24
Views: 2557

RE: What Is Your Menu For Christmas Eve?

Tamales and Menudo! For dessert, I had Buñuelos for the first time ever.

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by pocho
Tue May 07, 2013 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Did UA's Domestic Widebody Flying Go?
Replies: 43
Views: 16564

RE: Where Did UA's Domestic Widebody Flying Go?

I remember when <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> used to have a daily 777 between <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Ang...

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by pocho
Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post Graduate Airline Careers
Replies: 8
Views: 16051

RE: Post Graduate Airline Careers

Doing an internship in college is what got me in the airline industry. During my Airport Ops internship at a busy hub airport I got a ramp job with a regional airline. Almost two years later I am still loving it and just recently got picked up by a mainline carrier for the ramp. I can see myself hav...

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by pocho
Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your New Pics! Q3 Non-Av Pic Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 33143

RE: Post Your New Pics! Q3 Non-Av Pic Thread

Taken on the London Eye last week.

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by pocho
Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Flown On United DC-10?
Replies: 18
Views: 8254

RE: Have You Flown On United DC-10?

Did <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> operate the DC-10 on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acro...

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by pocho
Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Denver Cinema Shooting 14 Dead And Upto 50 Injured
Replies: 172
Views: 8384

RE: Denver Cinema Shooting 14 Dead And Upto 50 Injured

Horrible. I live just a few miles away. Just to think my friends and I could have been there, but we had decided to see it tomorrow night instead.

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by pocho
Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Your Favorite Airline The One You Fly Most?
Replies: 24
Views: 7041

RE: Is Your Favorite Airline The One You Fly Most?

Yes, United. Even before I got my flight benefits with them I would always try to book with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, even if the fare was slightly higher. They're on-time, professional and the audio IFE suits my needs.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation...

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by pocho
Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pet Peeves - What Bugs You? (non Political Thread)
Replies: 267
Views: 11618

RE: Pet Peeves - What Bugs You? (non Political Thread)

When I am non-revving and the flight that looked great hours before, fills up at the very last second.

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by pocho
Thu May 31, 2012 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Am Radio DXing Hobby
Replies: 23
Views: 3271

RE: The Am Radio DXing Hobby

Glad to know I'm not the only one! I began this hobby in winter of 2010. That's when I bought a Grundig <acronym title="Air Great Wall (China) and Gujarat Airways (India)">G8</acronym> <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym>/FM/Shortwave radio. From Southern California, the farthest stations I coul...

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by pocho
Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good LAX Hotel?
Replies: 53
Views: 2941

RE: Good LAX Hotel?

I suggest <a href="http://www.comeonout.org" target="_blank">www.comeonout.org</a>, that's usually where I book my hotels. This guy offers his friends and family rate to the public, and the discount is pretty good. I'm not sure what your dates are, but I did a quick check of the LA area for 10 days ...

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by pocho
Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Floppy Disk Is Officially Dead
Replies: 47
Views: 4383

RE: The Floppy Disk Is Officially Dead

Last time I used it was in high school, back in 04/05. The computer lab at school sold floppy disks for a dollar each. I remember I bought a couple, don't remember why. At around that same time my PPL ground school course from Cessna used floppy disks to record my data, and my CFI would review it at...

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by pocho
Sat Dec 05, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pet Pic Post
Replies: 28
Views: 3731

RE: Pet Pic Post

He winked at the camera. <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=602 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=536923627&filename=phpglorCI.jpeg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/536923627/phpglorCI.jpeg" ALT="Big version: Width: 600 Height: 690 Fil...

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by pocho
Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mens Wallets: Why The Back Pocket?
Replies: 49
Views: 26391

RE: Mens Wallets: Why The Back Pocket?

Front pocket for me.

It just makes more sense than having it in the back -- it's more convenient, comfortable and easier to access.

Wallet and keys in left front pocket, phone in front right pocket.

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by pocho
Sat Oct 31, 2009 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday's Stupid Thread: What Pissed You Off Today?
Replies: 47
Views: 3886

RE: Friday's Stupid Thread: What Pissed You Off Today?

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by pocho
Sat Oct 31, 2009 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday's Stupid Thread: What Pissed You Off Today?
Replies: 47
Views: 3886

RE: Friday's Stupid Thread: What Pissed You Off Today?

My CFI has only scheduled me for 3 flightline activities in the past two weeks, when I have 12 hours availability 6 days a week. And I'm just six activities away from my instrument checkride.

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by pocho
Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Show Us Your Non-av Photos
Replies: 74
Views: 14617

RE: Show Us Your Non-av Photos

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by pocho
Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Random Poll: Do You Turn Off Your Phone At Night?
Replies: 69
Views: 5815

RE: Random Poll: Do You Turn Off Your Phone At Night?

Mine is on at night in case of emergencies. I also use my phone as an alarm clock.

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by pocho
Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP: Facebook
Replies: 74
Views: 4871

RE: RIP: Facebook

The quizzes can get really annoying, especially when your friends do them every five minutes.

By the way, they just came out with lite.facebook.com, which has a simpler layout.

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by pocho
Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Made You Smile Today?
Replies: 89
Views: 4406

RE: What Made You Smile Today?

The fact that whenever a plane flies over campus, everyone turns their heads and looks up. I smile because I think it's pretty funny. This is at ERAU so I shouldn't be too surprised...

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by pocho
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 9 Hours In Atlanta!
Replies: 5
Views: 4168

RE: 9 Hours In Atlanta!

Don't forget to factor in the extra time needed for check-in, security delays (if you leave the airport), boarding, etc. That'll leave you with maybe 6-7 hours, which still is a long time. Do what I would do, walk around in the airport and watch planes. <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smili...

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by pocho
Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Random Statement About Your Life
Replies: 47
Views: 4135

RE: A Random Statement About Your Life

Just realized my family and I will be gone for 3 days this weekend with no one to feed my pet fish during this time.

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by pocho
Mon Aug 17, 2009 3:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue's JFK Terminal 5--A Gem
Replies: 9
Views: 10228

RE: JetBlue's JFK Terminal 5--A Gem

I had a three hour layover in <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> back in May. I loved it.. high ceilings with an overall spacious feel to it. I was surprised at how small the food court was. Seemed like I was always bumping into somebody. The touchscreen ordering, I thought, was uni...

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by pocho
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Job?
Replies: 120
Views: 4923

RE: Your Job?

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by pocho
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Law Enforcement Careers
Replies: 29
Views: 2684

RE: Top Law Enforcement Careers

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by pocho
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Job?
Replies: 120
Views: 4923

RE: Your Job?

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by pocho
Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9-9-09 What Doom And Gloom Do You Forecast?
Replies: 32
Views: 5288

RE: 9-9-09 What Doom And Gloom Do You Forecast?

The Cash for Clunkers program will have run out of money, again.

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by pocho
Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Random Statement About Your Life
Replies: 47
Views: 4135

RE: A Random Statement About Your Life

There is a huge cricket crawling up my bedroom wall right now.

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by pocho
Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Law Enforcement Careers
Replies: 29
Views: 2684

RE: Top Law Enforcement Careers

State and Federal agencies typically pay better than Local/County agencies and are more competitive in terms of hiring. A California Highway Patrol officer can easily top $80,000 their first year and $100,000 their 4th or 5th year with pay incentives and overtime. Flight Officer pay is even better. ...

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by pocho
Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Students - What Is Your Fall 2009 Schedule?
Replies: 57
Views: 4323

RE: Students - What Is Your Fall 2009 Schedule?

I'm done with math classes. Big grin

WX201 ----- Meteorology
AS357 ----- Flight Physiology
PS104 ----- Physics
COM222 -- Business Communication
FA221 ------ Instrument Flight

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by pocho
Fri Aug 14, 2009 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Job?
Replies: 120
Views: 4923

RE: Your Job?

College student and unemployed.

For the summer I've applied to 12 businesses and didn't hear back from any, even fast food. Doesn't help with the fact I live in the city with the highest unemployment rate in the nation. Sad

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by pocho
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX Layover
Replies: 8
Views: 3952

RE: LAX Layover

You could take a cab to Manhattan Beach.

Or, you could take a cab (long walk) and have lunch at In-N-Out and watch planes from the park.

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by pocho
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Longest Layover
Replies: 32
Views: 6430

RE: Your Longest Layover

3 hours at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. I flew <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlew...

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by pocho
Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help With Hotels In LA And Hollywood/Beverly
Replies: 7
Views: 6592

RE: Help With Hotels In LA And Hollywood/Beverly

If they want to stay at a Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental, etc, you can use the Friends and Family discount which knocks off a good amount from the normal rate. This employee is making it available for the public. <a href="http://www.comeonout.org" target=_blank>www....

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by pocho
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help With Hotels In LA And Hollywood/Beverly
Replies: 7
Views: 6592

RE: Help With Hotels In LA And Hollywood/Beverly

I would suggest taking a look at TripAdvisor to start with. It lists hotels in order from best to worst in the <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> area based on user reviews. You can also input the dates and price range to filter the search. <a href="http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g32655-Los_...

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by pocho
Sat Jul 25, 2009 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buying A First Car (not For Me!)
Replies: 117
Views: 7202

RE: Buying A First Car (not For Me!)

How about a new Civic? It's fuel efficient, low maintenance, safe and has good resale value. It would be a great first car.

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by pocho
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People's Native Languages?
Replies: 70
Views: 3733

RE: People's Native Languages?

My native language is English. I can also speak Spanish.

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by pocho
Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Did You Become Interested In Aviation?
Replies: 47
Views: 15632

RE: How Did You Become Interested In Aviation?

I became interested on my first flight at age five flying from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>. As I got older my parents bought me a...

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by pocho
Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Show Your Desktop - Again
Replies: 77
Views: 18842

RE: Show Your Desktop - Again

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by pocho
Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB 09 At He All-Star Break
Replies: 19
Views: 2276

RE: MLB 09 At He All-Star Break

GO DODGERS!!! Best in the league.

I predict an LAD vs BOS World Series.

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by pocho
Sat Jul 11, 2009 10:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Much Do You Spend Flying?
Replies: 17
Views: 6747

RE: How Much Do You Spend Flying?

I've flown commercially only a handful of times. Most recently <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL</acronym>-<acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> $109 ...

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by pocho
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Summer Weather Where You Live
Replies: 46
Views: 2932

RE: The Summer Weather Where You Live

SoCal desert.. 115F and Sunny.

Well at least it's dry heat.  Yeah sure

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by pocho
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do Or Do You Want To Do For A Living?
Replies: 92
Views: 5755

RE: What Do You Do Or Do You Want To Do For A Living?

I want to fly for the airlines, eventually. If all goes as planned, I should be flight instructing within a couple years, become captain at Cape Air at 1500 hrs, and have a guaranteed interview at JetBlue at 4000 hrs. I've always wanted to fly for JetBlue ever since I was 10 years old, so this would...

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by pocho
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday's Stupid Thread: Post Your Last Txt Message
Replies: 80
Views: 4257

RE: Friday's Stupid Thread: Post Your Last Txt Message

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by pocho
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Laughing At?
Replies: 6
Views: 3315

RE: What Are You Laughing At?

Bizkit the Sleep Walking Dog
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2BgjH_CtIA&feature=related

Poor Bizkit..

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