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by Coronado990
Sat Nov 01, 2003 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Is Flying CRJ's From LAX To San!
Replies: 33
Views: 7309

RE: United Express Is Flying CRJ's From LAX To San!

2912n: I didn't like the Pendleton idea at first either until I looked at some maps. Stuart Mesa is a site for military housing, farming and the Oceanside VOR, so I deduct that no artillery practice goes on there. There is a freeway and rail nearby too. All military maneuvers seem to be further nort...

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by Coronado990
Sat Nov 01, 2003 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Is Flying CRJ's From LAX To San!
Replies: 33
Views: 7309

RE: United Express Is Flying CRJ's From LAX To San!

2912n: Hey, there's hope! Don't give up. We may have a small airport, but <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> is a place people want to go and eventually <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 31, 2003 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotter Un-Friendly U.S. Airports
Replies: 25
Views: 3242

RE: Spotter Un-Friendly U.S. Airports

I'm starting to see a pattern. Except for a couple of exceptions here or there, most of the friendly airports mentioned were in the west and most of the unfriendly ones in the east. Weird?

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 31, 2003 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotter Friendly U.S. Airports
Replies: 44
Views: 4245

RE: Spotter Friendly U.S. Airports

Columbia St between Nutmeg and Laurel at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> is the best! And no security. The neighbors even wave at you. The west end of the runway (RWY 9) now has access thru Liberty Station (ex-Naval Training C...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 31, 2003 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Is Flying CRJ's From LAX To San!
Replies: 33
Views: 7309

RE: United Express Is Flying CRJ's From LAX To San!

Most people using the commuter flights from <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> tend to connect to flights to Asia or the South Pacific i...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 31, 2003 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotter Friendly U.S. Airports
Replies: 44
Views: 4245

RE: Spotter Friendly U.S. Airports

I would say <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>. It is right in the city and many people just doing everyday business get closer to planes than spotters at some other airports. You can get right up to the action and with only one ...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Add PHL
Replies: 160
Views: 14617

RE: WN To Add PHL

Maybe its time to expand at <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> as well as <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. Was <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> able to get ...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pets On Planes......Good Or Disaster?
Replies: 42
Views: 8660

RE: Pets On Planes......Good Or Disaster?

There is a start up airline called Companion Air based on just flying pets.

http://www.companionair.com

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes Without N/S Service With Great Potential
Replies: 33
Views: 3318

RE: Routes Without N/S Service With Great Potential

I agree. <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> should have left one aircraft on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym> non-stop. I...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Airline Nicknames
Replies: 65
Views: 47117

RE: Funny Airline Nicknames

DELTA...Doesn't Exactly Like Travel Agents.

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes Without N/S Service With Great Potential
Replies: 33
Views: 3318

RE: Routes Without N/S Service With Great Potential

MSYTristar; If <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> goes <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> they should ...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United & Seattle As A Hub
Replies: 36
Views: 6496

RE: United & Seattle As A Hub

To be a true hub in <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> wouldn't Alaska have to be involved? Obviously <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> wins that battle because of their commitment to the smaller airports within Alaska. <a...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes Without N/S Service With Great Potential
Replies: 33
Views: 3318

RE: Routes Without N/S Service With Great Potential

SAN-ORF connecting the two major naval bases. It would be Norfolk's first coast-to-coast. WN is already testing the market with a one-stopper thru Las Vegas.

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US Airport With An LCC?
Replies: 5
Views: 4190

RE: Largest US Airport With An LCC?

I would say LAX. It has always had LCC service whether it is Southwest today or PSA in the past.

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Add PHL
Replies: 160
Views: 14617

RE: WN To Add PHL

FlyPNS1: I guess then I should say the only city with a "core" population of over 1,000,000 as I go by city proper populations. For instance, Atlanta's population is only 416,000 (according to the 2000 census), but I am sure there are about 3,000,000 in the metro area. I do not have metropolitan fig...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Savannah Airport
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

RE: Savannah Airport

I always liked NA because they served SAV plus CHS.

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Add PHL
Replies: 160
Views: 14617

RE: WN To Add PHL

If you think about it, <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> is the last large city with a population of over a 1,000,000 in the U.S. (other than NYC) to not receive <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> service, By adding servi...

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by Coronado990
Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Airlines Can "Hub" At One Airport?
Replies: 17
Views: 5624

RE: How Many Airlines Can "Hub" At One Airport?

I'd like to see all these "big" city hubs go and give the mid-size cities a chance. <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym>, <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym>, <acronym title="Wichita - Mid-Continen...

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Charter To PHX / Mon. Nite Football Game Moved
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

RE: AA Charter To PHX / Mon. Nite Football Game Moved

I saw the Chargers getting off a HA 763. They must of pulled it off the ONT flight as that flight was canceled this morning.

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Airlines "black List" People?
Replies: 13
Views: 5926

RE: Do Airlines "black List" People?

I read of a case where a Florida women was striped of her <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> SkyMiles because she bought two roundtrip tickets that intertwined to get around high fares. In other words, she had to make two business roundtrips to the same destination without a Saturda...

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare Heavies At Your Airport
Replies: 52
Views: 6132

RE: Rare Heavies At Your Airport

KE 747 which had to land at TIJ during 9/11.

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rare Heavies At Your Airport
Replies: 52
Views: 6132

RE: Rare Heavies At Your Airport

SV 747's came into <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> a few times back in 1998 for what ever reason. One was heavy and took the entire 9400 feet of RWY 27 to get airborne. I really did not think it was going to make but somehow e...

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Be Next To MHT?
Replies: 7
Views: 4582

RE: Who Will Be Next To MHT?

If <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym> was smart, they would re-enter the <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> market by way of <acronym title="Manchester (MHT / KMHT), USA - New Hampshire">MHT</acrony...

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Charter To PHX / Mon. Nite Football Game Moved
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

RE: AA Charter To PHX / Mon. Nite Football Game Moved

I wonder if both teams were on the same plane or if there was a second charter?

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by Coronado990
Tue Oct 28, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Gridlock, City's Problem?
Replies: 8
Views: 2537

RE: Airport Gridlock, City's Problem?

Do you mean city automobile traffic to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>? I've never seen it too bad. There are more traffic hangups out in the suburbs like around MCAS Miramar where everyone seems to want to move the airport to...

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by Coronado990
Mon Oct 27, 2003 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are LA Area Airports Closed Due To Smoke?
Replies: 56
Views: 6951

RE: Are LA Area Airports Closed Due To Smoke?

I checked around 1pm at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> and flights were able to take-off and land without problem. Visibility was about 5 miles with a 2300 ceiling (a very smoking one). Saw a couple <acronym title="American A...

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by Coronado990
Mon Oct 27, 2003 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are LA Area Airports Closed Due To Smoke?
Replies: 56
Views: 6951

RE: Are LA Area Airports Closed Due To Smoke?

British Airways left SAN and the gods are angry!!!

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by Coronado990
Mon Oct 27, 2003 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Flew Airports List In The Past
Replies: 144
Views: 44636

RE: Concorde Flew Airports List In The Past

An AF Concorde came the the Brown Field (SDM) airshow in San Diego back in 1988 and flew passenegrs half way to Hawaii and back for $250!

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by Coronado990
Mon Oct 27, 2003 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: About Take Offs
Replies: 6
Views: 2084

RE: About Take Offs

I thought it was to save wear and tear on the engines. When I asked a pilot about this they said was they leave ground effect and wheels are tucked in, they go from around 96 percent power to 88 percent power. At that point, the angle of attack is not as pronounced and you should not need full power...

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by Coronado990
Mon Oct 27, 2003 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wierd L-1011 Routes From The Past
Replies: 38
Views: 5331

RE: Wierd L-1011 Routes From The Past

BUR-<acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> on a PSA L-1011! They also flew <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - Ca...

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by Coronado990
Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird DC-10 Route From The Past
Replies: 51
Views: 8069

RE: Weird DC-10 Route From The Past

DL also ran 747s from ATL-JAX in the 70s.

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by Coronado990
Sun Oct 26, 2003 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?
Replies: 22
Views: 4143

RE: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?

According to SABRE, it looks like the <acronym title="Allegro Air (Mexico)">LL</acronym> flights from <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo Rodriguez (TIJ), Mexico">TIJ</acronym> to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="...

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by Coronado990
Sun Oct 26, 2003 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?
Replies: 22
Views: 4143

RE: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?

2912n: I was wondering, when <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo Rodriguez (TIJ), Mexico">TIJ</acronym> arrivals use the ILS on RWY 9, do they approach over U.S. airspace? I think the problem with Brown Field was that they wanted to oppose traffic. Large aircraft arriving Brown Field would ha...

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by Coronado990
Sun Oct 26, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Operations
Replies: 10
Views: 2410

RE: Southwest Operations

I don't think <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym> could be all non-stops. How about a milk run like <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KT...

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by Coronado990
Sun Oct 26, 2003 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toughest Approcahes?
Replies: 67
Views: 12499

RE: Toughest Approcahes?

And as long as the weather at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> is nice, which it usually is. Luckily <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> is not a place that ...

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by Coronado990
Sun Oct 26, 2003 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Airports Question
Replies: 10
Views: 2812

RE: California Airports Question

For the state with the largest population, it seems to have the worst air service. It would okay if we high speed rail, but train service is not even good. Try going from <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> to Sacramento, our stat...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?
Replies: 22
Views: 4143

RE: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?

AWA22: As long as you don't drive across, I agree, it is pretty easy to get to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> on the Trolley. Too bad it doesn't go right to the terminal like it should. <acronym title="San Diego - Internation...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?
Replies: 22
Views: 4143

RE: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?

MX flew MXL-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> back when it was a Comet. I sure would have to flown that! I also have an <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> schedule from around 1968 that shows CJS-<acronym title="Los Angeles - Internationa...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?
Replies: 22
Views: 4143

RE: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?

Didn't <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> have a flight a few years back from <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo Rodriguez (TIJ), Mexico">TIJ</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>? I think it was a tag-on from somewhere ...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Operations
Replies: 10
Views: 2410

RE: Southwest Operations

I agree. Why waste time with all the international and overwater hassles when there are so many cities in the continental US that still need serving? Tying up aircraft at international gates does not seem to fit the <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> mold. I kinda hope it will be...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?
Replies: 22
Views: 4143

Why Doesn't HP Go To MEX Border Cities?

I would think that <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> would serve the major Mexican border cities of <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo Rodriguez (TIJ), Mexico">TIJ</acronym>, MXL and Ciudad Juarez (CJS). All of which have over 1 million in population. Currently, passe...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final BA Flight SAN-LGW(for Now?)
Replies: 2
Views: 3564

RE: Final BA Flight SAN-LGW(for Now?)

So sad to see this flight go!! Flew it last weekend for the last time. It was changed to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> about a year ago which helped connections to the rest of Europe immensely. According to the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acro...

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by Coronado990
Sat Oct 25, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Live On TV Now
Replies: 92
Views: 10036

RE: Concorde Live On TV Now

Flew on one of the last <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> non-stops to see one of the last Concordes. God, what an awful week. I truly have a pit in m...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toughest Approcahes?
Replies: 67
Views: 12499

RE: Toughest Approcahes?

Futureualpilot: I measured them as being less then 2000 ft from each side of the extended centerline. Although the buildings to the north of the flight path aren't quite as tall as the downtown buildings located to the south (12-15 stories compared to 39 stories), they sit on the crest of a 200 foot...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toughest Approcahes?
Replies: 67
Views: 12499

RE: Toughest Approaches?

You can use the localizer as a guide to RWY 27 at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> but the buildings are too close to the approach path for a true ILS. If the ceiling is below 800 feet, they have to turn things around and use R...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toughest Approcahes?
Replies: 67
Views: 12499

RE: Toughest Approaches?

SAN has a 3.5 degree glide slope on RWY 27 which takes down a hill and through high rise buildings and each side and is only about 0.5 miles from downtown. No ILS here. There is a 1810 foot displaced threshold to make sure aircraft clear the trees in Balboa Park before heading down the hill reducing...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Regional Turboprop
Replies: 46
Views: 6933

RE: Favorite Regional Turboprop

I liked the Dash-7's when Golden West brought then in and out of <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>. Only airliner I ever saw at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acr...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCC Zoom To Introduce European Service
Replies: 14
Views: 2570

RE: LCC Zoom To Introduce European Service

Zip and Zoom? My God what have we come to? Regarding the Montreal service on Zoom to Europe: Do you think they'll give <acronym title="Montreal - Mirabel International (YMX / CYMX), Canada - Quebec">YMX</acronym> a try later when they are more established or is that airport too far out for them to t...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Will Add 1 City Before Years End
Replies: 133
Views: 11861

RE: SWA Will Add 1 City Before Years End

TTN, <acronym title="Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (ABE), USA - Pennsylvania">ABE</acronym> and SWF plus established <acronym title="Islip - Long Island MacArthur (ISP / KISP), USA - New York">ISP</acronym> would be a great way of surrounding the NYC area. But how about <acronym title="White Plains - W...

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by Coronado990
Fri Oct 24, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Will Add 1 City Before Years End
Replies: 133
Views: 11861

RE: SWA Will Add 1 City Before Years End

I would bet the next city will be BLI because <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>'s presence in the Northwest is not all that spectacular (I don't think <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> is the dominate carrier in either <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - Inte...

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