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by dl1011
Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Off Taxiway @ ATL
Replies: 124
Views: 34469

RE: Plane Off Taxiway @ ATL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetskipper" class="quote" target="_blank">jetskipper</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Yes, they could have. However since ...

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by dl1011
Sat Jun 05, 2010 7:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Airforce One... Finally!
Replies: 197
Views: 32209

RE: New Airforce One... Finally!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bikerthai" class="quote" target="_blank">bikerthai</a> (<a href="#196" class="quote">Reply 196</a>):<br/><i>Also, the C40 don't have Aerial Refu...

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by dl1011
Sat May 29, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Airforce One... Finally!
Replies: 197
Views: 32209

RE: New Airforce One... Finally!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#180" class="quote">Reply 180</a>):<br/><i>For the same reason a C-40B ...

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by dl1011
Wed May 26, 2010 12:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Nicoeddf" class="quote" target="_blank">Nicoeddf</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i>Quite understandable. I still have the v...

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by dl1011
Wed May 19, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

Both A/C can perform the mission. IMHO, Boeing should get the contract unless the 330 is <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> superior than the 767. Not 1% or 5% better but more like 25% or more. As a Boeing employee, I obviously have a somewha...

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by dl1011
Wed May 19, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CMB56" class="quote" target="_blank">CMB56</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>1. Even the creaking old A300 design has cente...

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by dl1011
Tue May 18, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/astuteman" class="quote" target="_blank">astuteman</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>don't know about "fun", but it's gener...

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by dl1011
Mon May 17, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EPA001" class="quote" target="_blank">EPA001</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Most independent views (worldwide) see the R...

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by dl1011
Sat May 15, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cpd" class="quote" target="_blank">cpd</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>The problem is, this is a stacked process, it has be...

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by dl1011
Sat May 15, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues
Replies: 225
Views: 24114

RE: KC-X Tanker Saga Continues

This is going to be a fun thread! I agree that Boeing should toss in the towel and not bid. It is clear that the Pentagon really wants the A330 and they continue to bend over backwards to appease Airbus. They changed the rules during the last go-around to favor Airbus and now they have extended the ...

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by dl1011
Sat Apr 24, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non-reving And Volcano
Replies: 0
Views: 2795

Non-reving And Volcano

Anyone have any idea how many non-rev's were impacted by the airspace shutdown? I don't think I'd want to be on a buddy pass trying to get out of europe right now.

Any non-rev "This is what I did to get home" stories?

Cheers!

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by dl1011
Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Full/partial Refund For Bad Experience Onboard?
Replies: 19
Views: 4053

RE: Full/partial Refund For Bad Experience Onboard

I recently flew B/C on a trans-atlantic trip. On both flights, the IFE headset jack in the seat was damaged and inop. I emailed in a complaint and got 15K miles added to my <acronym title="Tower Air (USA)">FF</acronym> account. Better then a kick in the butt however, given the cost of the ticket I w...

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by dl1011
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Dems & Boeing Supporters Blame McCain For KC-45
Replies: 97
Views: 8742

RE: Dems & Boeing Supporters Blame McCain For KC-45

So what these Boeing supporters and DEM's are really saying is that corruption is <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> and that McCain was wrong to challenge the shady deal Boeing and the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> woman had going? I wonder what every Boeing employee that...

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by dl1011
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Order 777s Instead Of 787s?
Replies: 79
Views: 14075

RE: DL To Order 777s Instead Of 787s?

I wonder if DL would consider trying Airbus again? I think the odds might be higher now that there are 2 ex NW people running dl. Comments???

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by dl1011
Sun Dec 16, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RyanAir Life Vests
Replies: 27
Views: 8831

RE: RyanAir Life Vests

How much does Ryanair charge for life vests? Can you get a discount if you reserve your life vest when you book online?

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by dl1011
Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mechanic Died In SFO
Replies: 51
Views: 16332

RE: UA Mechanic Died In SFO

So sorry to read about this. There are many so dangers when working in this field. I'll have to agree with the post by MD11ENG, shortcuts are taken to save money. I just left a major airline after 17 years and the poor condition of the ground equipment was one of many reasons for my departure. The l...

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by dl1011
Tue Jul 31, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW Scheduling Disasters..and No Customer Service
Replies: 61
Views: 10178

RE: NW Scheduling Disasters..and No Customer Service

Sorry, but don't blame delta because you bought a ticket from a crappy company that screwed you over and left you out in the cold.

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by dl1011
Tue May 08, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Getting More 2nd Hand 767s?
Replies: 16
Views: 3704

RE: HA Getting More 2nd Hand 767s?

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by dl1011
Tue Apr 10, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Doing ATL-ANC-ICN-HKG Tonight
Replies: 43
Views: 8882

RE: DL Doing ATL-ANC-ICN-HKG Tonight

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by dl1011
Mon Apr 09, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Doing ATL-ANC-ICN-HKG Tonight
Replies: 43
Views: 8882

RE: DL Doing ATL-ANC-ICN-HKG Tonight

Interesting comments on the amount of work Dl and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> outsource. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> does all of their Heavy checks inhouse and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is outsourcing to China and Mexico. ...

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by dl1011
Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR Baggage Charges
Replies: 5
Views: 1802

RE: FR Baggage Charges

Please make sure you read <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> of the text on their website. There is a maximum weight (15kg) that each pax is allowed for checked baggage and if you go over, they are waiting to collect! The last time I ...

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by dl1011
Sun Mar 18, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Search For A New Delta CEO
Replies: 14
Views: 3608

RE: The Search For A New Delta CEO

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by dl1011
Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL455 CVG-LAX Diverted LAS Due To Engine Out 12/27
Replies: 15
Views: 4835

RE: DL455 CVG-LAX Diverted LAS Due To Engine Out 12/27

A/C 622 is still out of service, waiting for a replacement engine. Flt 455 arrived at the <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> gate at 22:12 and the replacement a/c pushed at 00:49. I don't think 2 hours and 37 minutes is bad at all, but of cou...

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by dl1011
Wed Dec 27, 2006 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recalled Delta Pilots Slow To Return
Replies: 4
Views: 3101

RE: Recalled Delta Pilots Slow To Return

I wonder how many AMT's will take the recall.

The take rate for the last recall was rumored to be less then 50 percent.

Cheers.

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by dl1011
Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Employees To Stage Rally Against US Airways
Replies: 96
Views: 8789

RE: DL Employees To Stage Rally Against US Airways

"And you can learn how to use the quote function, or is it too complicated for you?"

Guess so, maybe I'll see if there is a "quote function" for dummies book at Walmart.

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by dl1011
Mon Dec 11, 2006 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Employees To Stage Rally Against US Airways
Replies: 96
Views: 8789

RE: DL Employees To Stage Rally Against US Airways

"Do yourselves a favor. Go to WalMart. Buy a clue. They're cheap nowadays." And you can f.o. "maybe because it's not the current delta mgmt that caused delta the hardship that there in now?" Can you say "Gerry Grinstein?" "In fact, the only group that spoke out against <acronym title="Delta Air Line...

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by dl1011
Sun Dec 10, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Employees To Stage Rally Against US Airways
Replies: 96
Views: 8789

RE: DL Employees To Stage Rally Against US Airways

"Why don't the employees of Delta have a rally against there own management for running their beloved company into the ground. That is who they should really be mad at."

Bravo!!!!!

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by dl1011
Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA 763 @ OAK 11/5
Replies: 6
Views: 2756

RE: HA 763 @ OAK 11/5

"the seating area was empty."

That's because the team busses and equipment trucks drive right up to the a/c!

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by dl1011
Mon Oct 30, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL's ATL-DKR-JNB And Etops Restrictions
Replies: 45
Views: 6481

RE: DL's ATL-DKR-JNB And Etops Restrictions

"I've been told that the 763ERs only have 138. Sorry about that."

The 767's are good for 180 minutes AND, I wouldn't be very surprised if some more 767's were converted from domestic to international use.

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by dl1011
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20
Replies: 50
Views: 15805

RE: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20

"You tell me who you would rather have wrenching on your plane..?" I'd rather have a DELTA backshop guy with an A&P that has to pass a background check, is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and is willing to put his family on the a/c then some 3rd party guy without an A&P or any aircraft ex...

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by dl1011
Mon Oct 23, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lockheed L-1011 TriStar: The Greatest?
Replies: 103
Views: 18974

RE: Lockheed L-1011 TriStar: The Greatest?

1 of my favorites. Tons of fun to run engines and taxi and there was ALWAYS something interesting broken or in need of repair. No boring nights when the 10's were around!

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by dl1011
Mon Oct 23, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20
Replies: 50
Views: 15805

RE: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20

"The same industry professionals who ran the industry into the ground?"

I'm pretty sure that the professionals that ran dl into the ground don't post here. Think Leo and Burns.

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by dl1011
Sun Oct 22, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20
Replies: 50
Views: 15805

RE: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20

"DL1011 i want to know why you say delta "had" they have not had any bad problems in a while so they must be doing something right and i think it pretty cool that you have ur A&P i would like to get mine and work for delta. do you work for <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>?" They u...

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by dl1011
Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20
Replies: 50
Views: 15805

RE: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20

"i dont care what he is <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> his the some of the best maintenance of any airline just because im a "yong man" does not mean i dont know anything" Feel free to explain how you know dl has the best mtc. I'll be more then happy to back up my statement if n...

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by dl1011
Sun Oct 22, 2006 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20
Replies: 50
Views: 15805

RE: DL In-Flight Engine Blow Fri Oct 20

"Delta also has some of the best maintenance in the industry."

Had some of the best...

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by dl1011
Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West B747
Replies: 38
Views: 15696

RE: America West B747

My wife and I flew <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> once and it was a very nice flight. A freind of mine worked for <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP...

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by dl1011
Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pilots Only Group To Lose Pension
Replies: 74
Views: 7662

RE: DL Pilots Only Group To Lose Pension

"ONLY RETIRED PILOTS LOST THEIR PENSION, no one else in the company." Once again, the pilots union AGREED to not fight the pension termination. Go bitch to your union. None of the employee's are accruing pension benefits right now. The defined benefit pension is dead. The cash balance plan is dead. ...

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by dl1011
Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pilots Only Group To Lose Pension
Replies: 74
Views: 7662

RE: DL Pilots Only Group To Lose Pension

It stinks but....I don't think the pilots will get very much sympathy from the other employee groups. No other group had to option of a lump sum payout and the pilots union agreed to the termination. <a href="http://www.airportbusiness.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=1&id=8393" target=_blank>htt...

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by dl1011
Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Toilet Smoke Detectors - Why So Crap?
Replies: 12
Views: 14478

RE: Aircraft Toilet Smoke Detectors - Why So Crap?

Most of the lav smoke detectors that I have seen are basically the same units that you would install in your home. They are cheap but do the intended job and meet <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> requirements. They are tested on a regular b...

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by dl1011
Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL & US Hangars @ TPA
Replies: 21
Views: 4911

RE: DL & US Hangars @ TPA

"I'm not 100% sure but when I was on an out of town trip to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> a few weeks ago they told me that the two mechanics left would be gone "in a few days". The <acronym title="Portland - International (...

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by dl1011
Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL & US Hangars @ TPA
Replies: 21
Views: 4911

RE: DL & US Hangars @ TPA

"What line stations are left?" <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> and <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> still have AMT's there on temp duty. Not sure if the other "closed" stations...

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by dl1011
Thu Sep 21, 2006 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Cleaning
Replies: 13
Views: 3682

RE: Aircraft Cleaning

1 certain airline that shall remain nameless, only cleans the exterior during heavy checks. The interiors are "cleaned" by a contract company. They usually manage to get all of the big pieces of trash but the little stuff under the seats and in the seat tracks are members of the frequent flier club....

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by dl1011
Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Bankruptcy Exit
Replies: 54
Views: 6257

RE: DL Bankruptcy Exit

Bucky707 wrote "I have noticed the mood of the employees is very upbeat now. People are once again taking pride in working for Delta. I know I am." I'm glad that you see an upbeat mood, I wish I did. Tech Ops continues to lose people at a high rate. A lot of high quality people are bailing out and t...

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by dl1011
Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comair Accident From Pilot's View
Replies: 98
Views: 18187

RE: Comair Accident From Pilot's View

I would think that any engine surges were caused by tree or fence debris. Several photos have shown the damage to the fence and trees that are right at the end of the runway.

Sorry, but I'm not impressed with the letter.

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by dl1011
Fri Aug 25, 2006 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Hawaiian Air Starting SLC?
Replies: 15
Views: 4134

RE: Is Hawaiian Air Starting SLC?

"Sounds like they were observing Worldwide. <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> has been looking for other ground handling services at their mainland stations that are currently provided by <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> (DGS). IIRC, <acronym title="Delta Air L...

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by dl1011
Mon Aug 14, 2006 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael O Leary Interview
Replies: 2
Views: 2534

RE: Michael O Leary Interview

Interesting that they want to keep raising the checked bag fee.

Does the current no carry on bag rule apply to all flights in the U.K. or just LHR?

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by dl1011
Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Mechanics Careers
Replies: 55
Views: 10439

RE: Aircraft Mechanics Careers

"Another Thing I've noticed with most A&P personnell,is that most are seperated or Divorced.I found the Numbers to be quite high. The job must take a lot from Family life.Its a tough balance act to achieve." Yep. Most AMT's work night shift. Most partners work day shift. Most AMT's have mid-week off...

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by dl1011
Sat Jul 29, 2006 3:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Mechanics Careers
Replies: 55
Views: 10439

RE: Aircraft Mechanics Careers

I'll have to side with the "what the hell are you thinking, don't do it" crowd. First the positive- I still enjoy the work. I LOVE the travel benefits. I have worked with some very interesting people. I feel lucky to have experienced what I have since I started with the airlines. Now the negatives. ...

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by dl1011
Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 767 @ YVR?
Replies: 18
Views: 2929

RE: DL 767 @ YVR?

here is a link to a news article on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> outsourcing work to Air Canada and Avborne. <a href="http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1112091510.html" target=_blank>http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1112091510.html</a> The Avborne contract has already faile...

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by dl1011
Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL1172 (RNO-ATL) Diversion To MEM 7/20
Replies: 10
Views: 3989

RE: DL1172 (RNO-ATL) Diversion To MEM 7/20

"Any Delta people out there know the reason why? Thanks."

It was a fueling stop.

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