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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Awesome Winter Photos From Japan
Replies: 5
Views: 3047

RE: Awesome Winter Photos From Japan

Just curious, how long is that runway on the first photo? I tried looking for websites for information on that airport and I can not find anything. Thanks for posting these good photographs.

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watching Aircrafts While On Vacation
Replies: 18
Views: 2453

RE: Watching Aircrafts While On Vacation

You don't have to go to Traverse City just for Festival. There are about 5 good months of weather that you can go there and watch G.A. and small passenger aircraft traffic. There is a good deal of G.A. in and out of there during the summer. There are several places around there to sit, watch and tak...

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 25, 2003 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bush In PHX Tommorrow
Replies: 11
Views: 2513

RE: Bush In PHX Tommorrow

Are you sure it is a C5? They usually transport motorcade vehicles in a C141. Just curious.

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 25, 2003 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Those DC-8 Memories
Replies: 18
Views: 3105

RE: Those DC-8 Memories

Up to a few years ago, there were cargo carriers in and out of IND (US Postal Hub). Have not seen any lately. I thought they were an attractive aircraft, besides, I love the noise and smoke!

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Town To San Juan DL 777 Charter
Replies: 3
Views: 3940

RE: Cape Town To San Juan DL 777 Charter

"They" chartered a DL 777 to fly to South Africa last week, I would say that was a good guess Flairport.

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Operate The A318
Replies: 21
Views: 5240

RE: Who Will Operate The A318

I could see US Airways (maybe) obtaining a small line of the A318 (if their finances are OK).

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S80s To Replace F100s At MDW?
Replies: 18
Views: 5068

RE: AA S80s To Replace F100s At MDW?

The crew member told me that "All Fokker" aircraft at AA will be gone by March, 2004. He could be wrong.

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com
Replies: 27
Views: 4102

RE: Anyone Like This New Livery - Helvetic.com

It reminds me something Barney would fly in around the U.S. (referencing Barney the Dinosaur for those that are not around kids a lot).

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Foreign Airlines In The US
Replies: 32
Views: 7176

RE: Foreign Airlines In The US

It was my understanding that a "foreign" air carrier could not originate a flight from an airport in the U.S.A. that was direct to another U.S.A. airport. I do not have the rule book in front of me right now so I could be wrong.

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S80s To Replace F100s At MDW?
Replies: 18
Views: 5068

RE: AA S80s To Replace F100s At MDW?

I heard from a F100 crew member that the Fokker will be used up to March, 2004.

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Broken Anything In A Plane?
Replies: 28
Views: 4356

RE: Has Anyone Broken Anything In A Plane?

And I thought I was clumsy! The only thing I ever broke was a plastic cup and I spilled water all over my clothes and seat.

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 23, 2003 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Things You Have Taken From Aircraft!
Replies: 187
Views: 16222

RE: Things You Have Taken From Aircraft!

I was not going to post on this topic, then thought about it for some time. Still probably should not post. But, theft is theft. And the cards do need to be replaced once they are found to be missing and the cards do cost the airlines money. And I have heard of some strange things to collect, but wh...

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 23, 2003 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holiday Travel "Words Of The Wise"
Replies: 23
Views: 3305

RE: Holiday Travel "Words Of The Wise"

Get to the airport early and pack your wallet full for the expensive food at airports. I try to check everything in at the counter so I spend less time at <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym>/Security. Usually the only thing I will bring on board is maybe some chees...

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 23, 2003 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines Inspiration At Lila Design
Replies: 21
Views: 3112

RE: Aloha Airlines Inspiration At Lila Design

I'd vote to keep the current design. Maybe if Aloha wants to make up a "special scheme" for a couple aircraft, fine, but keep the current line. It is a professional look.

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 23, 2003 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is UA's Current 744 Fleet?
Replies: 25
Views: 5912

RE: What Is UA's Current 744 Fleet?

Slightly off topic, but what routes does UA use their 747s? Are all their routes out of ORD enroute to ASIA?

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by Tiger119
Thu Nov 20, 2003 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Radio Chatter
Replies: 7
Views: 2046

RE: Radio Chatter

Thinking about it now for a few minutes, I can't believe I forgot, but I was around <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> for about 45 minutes the morning of 9/11. Just listening to my aviation scanner sent goose-bumps up my back. The controllers did...

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by Tiger119
Thu Nov 20, 2003 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many of you are pilots?
Replies: 30
Views: 5148

RE: How Many Of You Are Pilots?

Hey Bahadir, I wish my instructor was as enthusiastic at instruction as you sound to be. I think the only reason he was up there with me was get hours on his books. He didn't seem to want to answer the questions I had for him. Oh well, that's the breaks.

Tiger

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by Tiger119
Thu Nov 20, 2003 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Radio Chatter
Replies: 7
Views: 2046

RE: Radio Chatter

I listen probably more than I should. When ever I am around our International Airport, I listen to Ground, Tower and the Approach/Departure freqs. When ever I'm driving around my home town's reliever, I listen to CTAF/Unicom to hear who's in the pattern and if anything quick is coming inbound. Back ...

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by Tiger119
Thu Nov 20, 2003 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TED's Service
Replies: 3
Views: 1557

RE: TED's Service

Do you think IND will ever be added as a destination? It would be an alternative for people in the Midwest to get to the west coast.

Tiger

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 18, 2003 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What A Stinker Of An Aviation Movie!
Replies: 36
Views: 5678

RE: What A Stinker Of An Aviation Movie!

Does "Pushing Tin" count as an aviation movie? I'll assume so. It was a story about a relationship between a husband and wife and it just so happens the husband is an air traffic controller in NYC. I think it went straight to video tape. It had some pretty good actors in the movie though.

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 18, 2003 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "I Will Never Fly This Airline Again"
Replies: 55
Views: 13075

RE: "I Will Never Fly This Airline Again"

As a passenger who has flown frequently for the past 4 decades, I have never seen a passenger "blow up" at an employee. I wouldn't know how to act watching such a scene. I truly believe that these occurrences happen all too frequently because of the stories I hear both in forums and from airline emp...

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 18, 2003 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Turnaround?
Replies: 11
Views: 2012

RE: America West Turnaround?

I thought America West "got rid" of the 757s and filled those slots with their Airbus line? I have flown on a couple of those 757s with special liveries. I thought that was a pretty good marketing tool but I do not know the cost of the special paint schemes. Every employee I have spoken with (on and...

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 18, 2003 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Predictions For 2004
Replies: 22
Views: 2933

RE: Predictions For 2004

Ah, SteveUhl777. I was really with you, up to The Heat beating The Clippers in the finals. I was really with you up to that point! It'll be The Knicks victorious over The Clips. jetBlue expands flights by over 20% of current levels and Southwest starts to worry about revenue losses especially up the...

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 18, 2003 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Live ATC Audio!
Replies: 25
Views: 6575

RE: United Live ATC Audio!

RiverVisualNYC, I flew a lot to the west coast a number of years ago and several times through <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. The west bound leg was a DC10 a lot of the times and I l...

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 17, 2003 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplanes And Music
Replies: 22
Views: 4133

RE: Airplanes And Music

Pl4nekr4zy,
There was a rock group that had the name Jefferson Airplane and I believe they were together during the 70s but I don't know if they had any aviation relation songs or titles.

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 17, 2003 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US AIR: All Airbus?
Replies: 37
Views: 5469

RE: US AIR: All Airbus?

Ok, help me here. I know next to nothing about Airbus aircraft (other than model numbers and what American companies fly what model) but I was curious. Do the different Airbus aircraft lines have compatible parts? Do A&Ps have to have additional, special training for each different line? Reason I as...

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by Tiger119
Mon Nov 17, 2003 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving Substitutions
Replies: 18
Views: 1897

RE: Thanksgiving Substitutions

I know <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> has upgraded equipment into and out of <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> for the three big races (at The Speedway) in the past. And IndustrialPate is correct abou...

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 16, 2003 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets Talk About Sun Country
Replies: 13
Views: 4090

RE: Lets Talk About Sun Country

Slightly off topic, but did Sun Country start off with used B727s?

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by Tiger119
Wed Nov 12, 2003 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Active DC-10s?
Replies: 13
Views: 2954

RE: Active DC-10s?

FedEx? Or are those aircraft that I am thinking of MD11s?

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by Tiger119
Wed Nov 12, 2003 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travolta's New House!
Replies: 109
Views: 60227

RE: John Travolta's New House!

LMML 14/32

Go to www.jumbolair.com

Tiger

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by Tiger119
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Of You "Airport 79" Fans....good News!
Replies: 55
Views: 9615

RE: All Of You "Airport 79" Fans....good News!

By far, the first Airport was the best of all (entertainment-wise).

Hey Fanojets, is the movie you mention the one where James Brolin plays a psycho-former-soldier who hijacks the plane to "Russia?"

Tiger

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by Tiger119
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Has Best Service MDW-DFW?
Replies: 2
Views: 2619

RE: Who Has Best Service MDW-DFW?

I didn't think AA flew that route out of MDW, but regardless, ATA would be the way to go on their new 737-800s (nice).

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by Tiger119
Wed Nov 12, 2003 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TED, Not Too Bad
Replies: 36
Views: 4766

RE: TED, Not Too Bad

LHR001, not to be too picky, but American Trans Air calls <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> home, they just have their largest hub at <acronym title="Chicago - Midway (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym>. I too am curious, how did they com...

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by Tiger119
Wed Nov 12, 2003 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Name Of An Airline?
Replies: 165
Views: 26190

RE: Worst Name Of An Airline?

"<acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> Baby?" Sounds like a company name Al Davis came up with!!! Of course, I am biased, but what the heck is wrong with American Trans Air? Or ATA? I love 'em. And flying an airline with a person...

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 11, 2003 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Best Airline Logo Of All Times
Replies: 67
Views: 10609

RE: Your Best Airline Logo Of All Times

TWA Double Globes, Pan Am's Blue Globe and AA with the eagle between the As. I also liked the Ozark birds.

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 11, 2003 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travolta's New House!
Replies: 109
Views: 60227

RE: John Travolta's New House!

Who do you think paid for that blast fence? And I wonder where one would go to apply to fly the right seat with him? I have always wanted to see a B707 fly again!!!

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 11, 2003 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Pic Of A DC10 Firefighting Water Bomber!
Replies: 17
Views: 5641

RE: Amazing Pic Of A DC10 Firefighting Water Bomber!

How many gallons does this DC10 carry? How many different tanks? Would it be able to make multiple drops or will it have to dump all the water/retardant at the same time?

Tiger

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by Tiger119
Tue Nov 11, 2003 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What City Is Winning Airtran's Poll?...Click Here!
Replies: 11
Views: 3261

RE: What City Is Winning Airtran's Poll?...Click Here!

In know IND has NO CHANCE but I would like to see them give Delta "a run for the money" in that route.

Tiger

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 09, 2003 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of ATA
Replies: 22
Views: 3224

RE: History Of ATA

If I'm not mistaken, they actually only had the one DC10 (the one that burned at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>). And actually, the first aircraft they used was a Boeing 720. I have never had a bad experience with ATA and I have been flying...

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by Tiger119
Sat Nov 08, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Military Charter Carriers
Replies: 19
Views: 4933

RE: US Military Charter Carriers

ATA uses their L1011 almost entirely for contract flights.

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by Tiger119
Sat Nov 08, 2003 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports Next To Prisons
Replies: 39
Views: 4204

RE: Airports Next To Prisons

There are two prisons west of IND, just right of 23-R center line extended. They are about four miles west of the airport.

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 02, 2003 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old 737 Incident Inquiry
Replies: 7
Views: 2297

RE: Old 737 Incident Inquiry

Wayne Rogers (was on M*A*S*H it's first three seasons) played the Captain in the movie. I can not remember the female actor's name who played the First Officer. I thought it was a pretty good movie.

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 02, 2003 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seating Space Vs Inflight Service
Replies: 13
Views: 3267

RE: Seating Space Vs Inflight Service

Give me more leg room. Even on my longer rides, I really do not need the company entertainment. I just bring a magazine and or newspaper and read all the way. The only in-flight service I ask for is a cold drink!

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by Tiger119
Sun Nov 02, 2003 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West's Fleet
Replies: 40
Views: 3607

RE: America West's Fleet

I got to the end of the comments/questions in this thread and I forgot the original topic!

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by Tiger119
Sat Nov 01, 2003 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East Coast To W. Coast In A Single Aisle Plane
Replies: 45
Views: 5925

RE: East Coast To W. Coast In A Single Aisle Plane

I can not tell you the number of times I have caught a ride in a single aisle aircraft flying over three hours, and I have never felt cramped (except for the one time a few years ago I was in the third to the last row next to the window and once the aircraft B727 came to a complete stop, it seemed l...

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by Tiger119
Sat Oct 25, 2003 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Operations
Replies: 10
Views: 2383

RE: Southwest Operations

Isn't there money to be made by Southwest if they were to pick up that paper and start flying to Mexico and some Caribbean spots?

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by Tiger119
Sat Oct 25, 2003 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde's Last Flight... My Pics From JFK
Replies: 57
Views: 15142

RE: Concorde's Last Flight... My Pics From JFK

I'm sure you have been reminded, but DON'T LOOSE THOSE PICTURES!!!!! They are indeed wonderful.

David

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by Tiger119
Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL's Name Officially Changed
Replies: 93
Views: 8832

RE: ATL's Name Officially Changed

I would have to agree with Tu154m. If it were a family member of mine, give me the brand new building. The name of the airport is already kind of long. I always call it just plain ol' "Hartsfield."

Hey Startvalve, how about The Braves? Can't forget them!

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by Tiger119
Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Common Aviation Related Mistakes By General Public
Replies: 88
Views: 9775

RE: Common Aviation Related Mistakes By General Public

Off topic (slightly), but I was wearing one of my AOPA caps in a store the other day and the cashier asked me, "Do you fly?"

My pet peeve is terminology. People use the wrong terms or phrases like they know what they are talking about.

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by Tiger119
Tue Oct 21, 2003 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying To New York City
Replies: 4
Views: 4204

RE: Flying To New York City

Thank you for the information. These are helpful as I have yet to visit The City. Sounds like the cab fares are close to those in Chicago and probably would be best for the first trip there.

David

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