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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 31, 2003 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do You Like The New Jetstar Livery?
Replies: 15
Views: 7128

RE: How Do You Like The New Jetstar Livery?

The ".COM.AU" could have a dark outline so people can read the markings along the side of the fuselage a little easier. I like it better than "TED" that's for sure.

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 31, 2003 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Makes You Love Airplanes?
Replies: 31
Views: 2996

RE: What Makes You Love Airplanes?

The freedom. Also, "I love the smell of JP-4 in the morning!!"

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 31, 2003 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FedEx Acquires Kinko's
Replies: 22
Views: 1998

RE: FedEx Acquires Kinko's

UPS purchased Mail Boxes, Etc. about a year or so ago, didn't they?

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Deaths And Deadbodies
Replies: 50
Views: 6414

RE: Inflight Deaths And Deadbodies

L-188,

Oh, I agree, I'm right there with you. I guess I was just curious on what the Feds have to say on the matter.

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Aircraft Is Insane :-)
Replies: 42
Views: 12853

RE: This Aircraft Is Insane :-)

What's the MTOW? The pilot's body weight and few drops of 100LL?

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Deaths And Deadbodies
Replies: 50
Views: 6414

RE: Inflight Deaths And Deadbodies

L-188: Reference starting <acronym title="Casper - Natrona County International (CPR / KCPR), USA - Wyoming">CPR</acronym>, you're absolutely correct about being relieved (etc), but that's here in the States. What if this was an international flight occurring outside the States? I have heard of flig...

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Remaining In Widget Livery
Replies: 10
Views: 4324

RE: Delta Aircraft Remaining In Widget Livery


QFATWA:

How many L10s does Delta have in storage and do they still own the aircraft? I heard that some second hand L10 users were looking to them for parts?

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx TransAtlantic
Replies: 6
Views: 2195

RE: FedEx TransAtlantic

It would be interesting to see how much cargo FedEx ships every evening to Europe. I'm sure it's more than space available in cargo holds on passenger aircraft.

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inflight Deaths And Deadbodies
Replies: 50
Views: 6414

RE: Inflight Deaths And Deadbodies

What a time to miss place my AIM/<acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> manual! I'm sure this issue is addressed and I don't have my manual with me. Anyone have one handy? I have been on flights when people have become ill, so ill ARFF crews met ...

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Remaining In Widget Livery
Replies: 10
Views: 4324

RE: Delta Aircraft Remaining In Widget Livery

When Delta retired (stored) their L1011s in the desert, what was the paint scheme? Just curious......

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx TransAtlantic
Replies: 6
Views: 2195

RE: FedEx TransAtlantic


AirGabon:

Their European bound flights from the U.S. also include a flight(s) from IND. And don't they fly A300s over there?

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by Tiger119
Sat Dec 27, 2003 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do You Dislike AA?
Replies: 45
Views: 5508

RE: Why Do You Dislike AA?

BN747: That f/a you mentioned reminds of me of the joke about the ground controller (female) who berates a flight crew who made a wrong turn on to a taxi way. I won't bore you with the joke. Mike77: I first had a <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight about 25 years ago, Indy ...

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Paint Scheme For The 747?
Replies: 53
Views: 9860

RE: Best Paint Scheme For The 747?



Jaspike,

Thanks, it took me a few minutes to find them.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Paint Scheme For The 747?
Replies: 53
Views: 9860

RE: Best Paint Scheme For The 747?

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/470370/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/470370/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/7/3/470370.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" ...

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Paint Scheme For The 747?
Replies: 53
Views: 9860

RE: Best Paint Scheme For The 747?

I remember seeing a 747, I believe it was a 744 and it was a Formula One special (red Formula One car on the side). And I am pretty sure it was a Qantas plane. I wish I could remember where I saw that photograph. Probably on A.net somewhere.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need Some Help With A Routing (US Midwest/East)
Replies: 4
Views: 3290

RE: Need Some Help With A Routing (US Midwest/East)

Rent a car, drive to MDW, catch a TZ flight to Florida. There's a few there to choose from.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What`s Happening With The Arrested Virgin Pilot?
Replies: 4
Views: 3388

RE: What`s Happening With The Arrested Virgin Pilot?

It is 8 hours bottle to throttle by Fed Regs although a lot of companies say 12 hours as policy.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has Best TV Commercials?
Replies: 80
Views: 18989

RE: Which Airline Has Best TV Commercials?

Does any one remember the old "Federal Express" commercials, the one with the guy that talk extremely quick? Most of them faded out at the end with either a 727 or DC10 in old livery in the background. Funny commercials.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite RJ
Replies: 47
Views: 5813

RE: What Is Your Favourite RJ

Very nice photos Marco. Thanks. I would have to say the CRJ (the entire line) are fine for myself (comfort and aesthetics).

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Would You Like To See AA/AE Fly From FLL?
Replies: 5
Views: 4683

RE: Where Would You Like To See AA/AE Fly From FLL?

I would like to see them to fly into <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym>, but this will never happen as <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flies into <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym...

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 26, 2003 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Weather Like Today In Yr Airport?
Replies: 22
Views: 3751

RE: What's The Weather Like Today In Yr Airport?

34F, winds WNW @ 7 with gusts @ 22 MPH, 30.13 and steady, and 61%, visibility is virtually unlimited with nearly cloudless skies. Looks like a nice day for a flight!

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 25, 2003 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM
Replies: 20
Views: 4900

RE: St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM

Where can I find more photos of this approach? I have seen some pictures of that place, pretty amazing. The problem I have thought of though, is that with that thin beach, the time over target would be minimal!

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 25, 2003 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Christmas Tree On A Airplane?
Replies: 5
Views: 4146

RE: Christmas Tree On A Airplane?

I remember as a child flying with my parents (back in the 60s) during the holidays a lot to Florida and Arizona and on one occassion, the airline that we were flying had "Santa" on board. It was before Christmas and he was asking all the kids what they wanted for Christmas. There were no other decor...

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 25, 2003 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gary, IN To Welcome Back Passenger Service
Replies: 51
Views: 9224

RE: Gary, IN To Welcome Back Passenger Service

There is a pretty good sized population in that area we call "The Region." It is three counties in size and passenger service out of this airport would give people there, people on the south side of Chicagoland and people around outside of "The Region" a choice. Plus it will be nice to have six airp...

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Service To Sanford, FL?
Replies: 18
Views: 3462

RE: New Service To Sanford, FL?

With the European airlines that fly into SFB, are most of the travelers through there leisure or business?

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many 707's Are Still Flying In The US?
Replies: 13
Views: 17820

RE: How Many 707's Are Still Flying In The US?

Let me reword my previous post, the book I have was written about the 720. I did not write the book. You would think a person that works in Communications would know how to properly form a sentence!!!

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many 707's Are Still Flying In The US?
Replies: 13
Views: 17820

RE: How Many 707's Are Still Flying In The US?

There is a book I have written about the 720 and that publication stated that there are only four 720s left flying. Two with Pratt in Canada. The name of the book is "Boeing 720."

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 24, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cute Aviation-Related Movie Rental 4 The Holidays
Replies: 22
Views: 2814

RE: Cute Aviation-Related Movie Rental 4 The Holidays

InnocuousFox,
Did you like Pushing Tin or just the movie? I thought the plot could have used some work before filming. There was some good lines though.

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 24, 2003 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Spotting In Code Orange
Replies: 13
Views: 3860

RE: JFK Spotting In Code Orange

I can not advise on <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> but they (Police) shut down the parking lot at <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> under the 23R approach. It was op...

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by Tiger119
Wed Dec 24, 2003 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Southwest Airlines At RSW?
Replies: 10
Views: 5829

RE: Why No Southwest Airlines At RSW?

I bet they (WN) could give <acronym title="American Trans Air (USA)">TZ</acronym> a run for the money out of <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym>. <acronym title="American Trans Air (USA)">TZ</acronym> has three flights a day to <acronym title="Chicago - Midwa...

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 23, 2003 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Southwest Airlines At RSW?
Replies: 10
Views: 5829

Why No Southwest Airlines At RSW?

I have wondered about this for a while, but why doesn't Southwest Airlines fly into Fort Myers, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym>? Is it because they fly into other airports fairly close or is it because right now <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW...

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 7E7 Stays Home!
Replies: 18
Views: 4068

RE: 7E7 Stays Home!

This may be a stupid question, but will the final assembly be completed in an existing structure? I'm assuming it probably will.

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Planes Can You See?
Replies: 16
Views: 5705

RE: How Many Planes Can You See?

Residing near IND, I see a large number of FedEx departures at night. A lot of those MD11s heading for Europe I imagine.

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At The Peak:
Replies: 8
Views: 2027

RE: At The Peak:

I would place Trans World right there after Pan Am.

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans States
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

RE: Trans States

I confused two different airlines when discussing the call signs. Sorry 'bout that.

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans States
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

Trans States

I heard something different on my scanner the other night. I heard the call sign "Water Ski" or it might have been "Jet Ski." I spotted the aircraft, an ATR with "American Connection" livery. Trans States has a flight due in our airport around that time. My question is, I thought Trans States call s...

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Seat On A Plane
Replies: 54
Views: 5760

RE: Your Favorite Seat On A Plane

I prefer the right seat up front, but if it is a passenger aircraft, I agree with 3lions, jumpseat is the best. If that is not an option, give me an aisle seat up in the front part of the cabin.

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by Tiger119
Tue Dec 16, 2003 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Sadly Missed
Replies: 72
Views: 4593

RE: Eastern Airlines Sadly Missed

Someone mentioned Eastern's hub was <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>. I thought their main, central hub was <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> with a smaller hub in <acronym title...

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Launches Tray Table Ads
Replies: 28
Views: 4755

RE: America West Launches Tray Table Ads

Other than A.net, has HP received any other input about this idea? Input from the flying public and just not the suits in Mesa?

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare Expansion, Peotone Airport, Or Both?
Replies: 16
Views: 3769

RE: O'Hare Expansion, Peotone Airport, Or Both?

Jaws707, you said it well. You ought to be a political writer. The US Government and the State of Illinois has spent money for that airport southeast of St Louis and it apparently is just sitting there (for the most part). Gary would be perfect for regional fliers. But like it has been said, it is i...

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would You Change In Your Airport?
Replies: 75
Views: 8375

RE: What Would You Change In Your Airport?

More vehicular lanes on the passenger drop off and pick up levels and more pedestrian room around the baggage claim.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Moves Towards The Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2851

RE: ATA Moves Towards The Top

As I understand it, Chicago Express D/B/A ATA Express is a subsidiary of the holding company that owns/runs ATA.

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travel Channel:Aircraft Shows Tonight
Replies: 6
Views: 2998

RE: Travel Channel:Aircraft Shows Tonight

My TV guide does not show listings after midnight (EST) for the Travel Channel. What times are they going to be re-aired?

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare Expansion, Peotone Airport, Or Both?
Replies: 16
Views: 3769

RE: O'Hare Expansion, Peotone Airport, Or Both?

I want to see Chicago-Gary expand and get commercial service in there (for personal reasons of course). People that live in "The Region" have a lot of traffic to go through to get to either <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> or <acronym title="Chicago - O'Ha...

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by Tiger119
Fri Dec 12, 2003 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foreign Registration Of US-based Aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 8293

RE: Foreign Registration Of US-based Aircraft

Thanks Gemuser, you explained it quite well.

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 11, 2003 7:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ferrari Vs Eurofighter
Replies: 18
Views: 2903

RE: Ferrari Vs Eurofighter

If you go to http://f1.racing-live.com/en/ and there is also an article there.

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 11, 2003 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Month In A Pilots Life
Replies: 38
Views: 5049

RE: A Month In A Pilots Life

Rick767, do you ever have trips that lasted a couple of days? How much down time do you get when you get the airport (last destination of the day) before you have to report back?

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL/ATL Service
Replies: 8
Views: 3383

RE: DL/ATL Service

The flights I have taken with Delta (all through <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>) have had layovers long enough to catch my next leg (40 minutes, no problem), even if in different terminals. The underground transportation sy...

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Launches Tray Table Ads
Replies: 28
Views: 4755

RE: America West Launches Tray Table Ads

An advertisement on a tray table would not deter me from flying an airline necessarily. I guess as long as the ads were in good taste.

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by Tiger119
Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ft. Lauderdale Airport Questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3561

RE: Ft. Lauderdale Airport Questions

36.8 miles between <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> and <acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym>, 18.3 miles between <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Internatio...

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