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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Usairways FILES...What's Next?
Replies: 113
Views: 13101

RE: Usairways FILES...What's Next?

UA777...

youve gotta love the 13-15y/o airline experts.

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Sep 10, 2004 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP Security Level
Replies: 10
Views: 1900

RE: MSP Security Level

Ive flown out of MSP twice since 8/28, and havent found anything unusual. Seems like an average day at the airport.

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Sep 10, 2004 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FOD - I'm Taking It That This Is Pretty Extreme?
Replies: 12
Views: 3190

RE: FOD - I'm Taking It That This Is Pretty Extreme?

doctored photo or not, i think this is one of the greatest pics of all time. The purists can stew in their own juices, however, I along with a lot of aviation friends love this one.

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Sep 10, 2004 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can't Bring Own Food On Flight!
Replies: 36
Views: 8948

RE: Can't Bring Own Food On Flight!

Sun Country used to be a bunch of creeps about bringing food on board the aircraft. Once leaving <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Sep 04, 2004 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is NW's A319 Reg's End With NB And Not NW
Replies: 16
Views: 4802

RE: Why Is NW's A319 Reg's End With NB And Not NW

Ive always thought the NB stands for "New Bus", as in new airbus... just a little thought that rolled around in my head sitting on the jumpseat.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Sep 04, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO B757 First Class
Replies: 7
Views: 2682

RE: CO B757 First Class

Do they have the footrests with increased recline (not-lie flat seats)

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Sep 04, 2004 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Watch Em Close, One After Another
Replies: 0
Views: 1248

Watch Em Close, One After Another

Heres a link to the Air Traffic Control System Command Center's page that has the real time status of all the airport in the US. The link below if to the Southeast region so you can see what Frances is doing with closures. These links work year-round, not just during bad weather. <a href="http://www...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Sep 03, 2004 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL MPI Members Must Pay Now
Replies: 9
Views: 2571

RE: UAL MPI Members Must Pay Now

I just got an email from American AIrlines AAdvantage department saying that effective 9/6/04 AA will charge for phone reservations as well. Add $5 for calling res, and $10 for picking up a ticket at the airport.

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Sep 03, 2004 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arrested!
Replies: 19
Views: 6924

Arrested!

Many fellow crew members and agents have stories of things that have happened around the airport or in flight. Ive seen a few, the woman at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> who would stop yelling at the cop, dumb people in immigration (the pa...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Sep 03, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After A Long Time... Caption This!
Replies: 49
Views: 9285

RE: After A Long Time... Caption This!

King of the log....

...the losers going to get wet

[Edited 2004-09-03 01:21:21]

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Sep 01, 2004 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-rev On LH/BA To SFO. Any Help?
Replies: 5
Views: 4530

RE: Non-rev On LH/BA To SFO. Any Help?

What is a GDS ??? Im fluent in Sabre and PARS/Worldspan, and have never heard of a GDS.

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Sep 01, 2004 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Applies To Fly To Guangzhou/CAN
Replies: 65
Views: 6809

RE: UA Applies To Fly To Guangzhou/CAN

Looks like <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is 'keeping up with the jones'... cant be outdone by another carrier. I dont know that this is a route that can sustain a 777. Theres a reason <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is only flying a B752 in there............

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Sep 01, 2004 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-9 Retirement Update
Replies: 55
Views: 9111

RE: NW DC-9 Retirement Update

Id like to try an experiment... place a DC9 and a CRJ, side by side, going to the same destination. Offer passengers either aircraft, as confirmed by the view out the window. See which aircraft fills up first. I bet the DC9 leaves out of there full.

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 30, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ua Business Class
Replies: 22
Views: 3364

RE: Ua Business Class

I dont know what the deal is with these angled seats.... quite frankly, they suck. I flew in an angled seat yesterday and detest them for sleeping purposes. Its like sleeping on a hill.

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 30, 2004 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 330-200
Replies: 57
Views: 6572

RE: NWA 330-200

Its been going in and out of F12, one of the hardest gates to get a decent picture at. I tried a few different angles but didnt get anything real shocking.

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 30, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number Of NW A332s On Order
Replies: 13
Views: 3467

RE: Number Of NW A332s On Order

Which Airbus got damaged by lightning in France ?.. i remember they had a little storm and it delayed delivery to NW.

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 30, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP A.net Spotting Event Sunday
Replies: 15
Views: 1980

RE: MSP A.net Spotting Event Sunday

OK.. heres a thought... the weather looks like its going to move in between now and 5pm. If its really rainy and gross, we can meet up at post road at 5pm, and then go somewhere. I have about 100 pics from my A330 trip yesterday, and can show them if the weather is foul. Say like Perkins or Dennys ?...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4) Peter MAX .. Coming To An Airport Near You?
Replies: 28
Views: 5981

RE: 4) Peter MAX .. Coming To An Airport Near You?

Since this post is still free of the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> Peter Max B777, ill toss it up for those who have no clue whats being talked about <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/646125/L/" target="_blank">V...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP A.net Spotting Event Sunday
Replies: 15
Views: 1980

RE: MSP A.net Spotting Event Sunday

something to add.... Post something if youre going otherwise ill skip it myself.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP A.net Spotting Event Sunday
Replies: 15
Views: 1980

MSP A.net Spotting Event Sunday

Theres some interest in a spotting event on Sunday. The <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> A330-200 is leaving at 11:30a and returning at 7pm. Im up for it if anybody else is. Throw some details out and we'll go on it.. id prefer the later afternoon so we can see in international...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 28, 2004 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 330-200
Replies: 57
Views: 6572

RE: NWA 330-200

Is there enough interest in a a.net spotter get-together on Sunday Am or Pm ?....

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Aug 27, 2004 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 330-200
Replies: 57
Views: 6572

RE: NWA 330-200

Yeeeehaw !!!!!!!!!!

Going for a A330 day trip to PDX on Saturday ! Look for a trip report after my return ... a very rare opportunity to fly a domestic A330

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Medical Emergency In Gate On Webcam Right NOW
Replies: 11
Views: 5705

RE: Medical Emergency In Gate On Webcam Right NOW

B-O-R-I-N-G !!!!!!!

The shows over.... everything left

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Medical Emergency In Gate On Webcam Right NOW
Replies: 11
Views: 5705

RE: Medical Emergency In Gate On Webcam Right NOW

the ambulence......i dont know where they went....i think it might be on that MD80 at A2

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Medical Emergency In Gate On Webcam Right NOW
Replies: 11
Views: 5705

Medical Emergency In Gate On Webcam Right NOW

THE SHOW IS OVER....
(Everybody left the scene....nothing to see anymore)

[Edited 2004-08-26 23:53:29]

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Aug 24, 2004 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Updates--
Replies: 117
Views: 13771

RE: NWA Updates--

NW is to start NRT-Canton China flights... i dont know the city code and also know that the service will be with 757s (75P in the schedule)

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Aug 17, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest Aircraft At OGG
Replies: 30
Views: 4978

RE: Biggest Aircraft At OGG

Gotta love the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> DC10s that were there earlier this last winter. Pilots were extrememly hesitant to fly the aircraft in there. If a bird shit on the runway, and it somehow got back to <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>, they wo...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Aug 17, 2004 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Codes I Don't Understand
Replies: 91
Views: 14204

RE: Airport Codes I Don't Understand

This one will dumbfound anybody..

RJAA (ICAO 4-letter for NRT/Tokyo Narita)

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Aug 17, 2004 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta Fires All Flight Attendants On Leave
Replies: 29
Views: 10210

RE: Rumor: Delta Fires All Flight Attendants On Leave

Again, this is a rumor, its not solid, which is why im throwing it out there to see what the a.net community knows. I have never insinuated that this it fact, nor have I denied it. My intention is not to start malicious crap, but just get the truth from those who have it

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta Fires All Flight Attendants On Leave
Replies: 29
Views: 10210

Rumor: Delta Fires All Flight Attendants On Leave

I heard a rumor that DL fired all the FAs that took voluntary 1,2, and 5 year leaves. IF YOU CAN CLARIFY ANYTHING ABOUT THIS, PLEASE POST !

[Edited 2004-08-16 08:12:10]

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 MSP A.NET Get-togethers Tonight (fri) And Sunday
Replies: 11
Views: 2184

RE: 2 MSP A.NET Get-togethers Tonight (fri) And Sunday

Hopefully a lot can make it..... if you come later in the evening, check on level 9 as well. We may move around on the roof of different ramps.

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is This 'thingy' On The A340
Replies: 9
Views: 10816

RE: What Is This 'thingy' On The A340

OK....thats exactly what i thought it was

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Aug 15, 2004 5:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is This 'thingy' On The A340
Replies: 9
Views: 10816

What Is This 'thingy' On The A340

I was looking at a picture of an A340 and noticed something just aft of the trailing edge of the wing. Its a square-ish shape that seems like it has a purpose. Have a look at post away <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/638268/L/" target="_...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Aug 15, 2004 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 TSA Screeners Arrested At 2 NYC Airports
Replies: 3
Views: 3518

RE: 4 TSA Screeners Arrested At 2 NYC Airports

3 words...

TAR AND FEATHER

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 14, 2004 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paul Allen's Global Express Crushes Asiana Van
Replies: 11
Views: 6104

RE: Paul Allen's Global Express Crushes Asiana Van

hmmm....whose going to be more irritated... the bizillionaire, or the peon van driver joyriding on the airport, hmmm... let me think about this one

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 14, 2004 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exciting Evening At MSP
Replies: 40
Views: 3485

RE: Exciting Evening At MSP

One event down, one to go... The Friday night meet wasnt bad, a few made it out (on less than 5 hours notice)..KL642, acidradio, Continental and I. We basically closed the place at Post Rd as i didnt jump in my car until 10:45pm. Saw NWs DC10s to <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Ne...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 14, 2004 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exciting Evening At MSP
Replies: 40
Views: 3485

RE: Exciting Evening At MSP

I also have some posters from EAA Airventure 2002 as freebies for those who come on a first come first served basis.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 14, 2004 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 MSP A.NET Get-togethers Tonight (fri) And Sunday
Replies: 11
Views: 2184

2 MSP A.NET Get-togethers Tonight (fri) And Sunday

2 EVENTS !!!!!!!!!!!!! ******************************************* FRIDAY NIGHT <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> POST ROAD - 7:00PM !!!! I DRIVE A SILVER 2DR GRAND <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> WITH A RO<acronym title="Transports et Travaux Aériens de Madagascar">OF...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Aug 14, 2004 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exciting Evening At MSP
Replies: 40
Views: 3485

RE: Exciting Evening At MSP

2 EVENTS !!!!!!!!!!!!! ******************************************* FRIDAY NIGHT <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> POST ROAD - 7:00PM !!!! I DRIVE A SILVER 2DR GRAND <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> WITH A RO<acronym title="Transports et Travaux Aériens de Madagascar">OF...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Aug 13, 2004 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exciting Evening At MSP
Replies: 40
Views: 3485

RE: Exciting Evening At MSP

So whose gonna call it ?... I think a <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> get together sounds really cool. This weekend is going to be perfect for spotting, maybe even an unannounced diversion from <acronym titl...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Aug 12, 2004 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At It Again, UA Playing 'bumper Cars' W Aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 7425

At It Again, UA Playing 'bumper Cars' W Aircraft

Here we go again. As of late, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has been involved in enough ground incursions with other aircraft. This time Phillipine Airlines is the winner (or loser) in another one of these bizarre occurences that just somehow involves <acronym title="United Air...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is US Really This Desperate Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 8616

RE: Is US Really This Desperate Now?

Aa757...thanks for the picture parade

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Aug 12, 2004 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is US Really This Desperate Now?
Replies: 30
Views: 8616

Is US Really This Desperate Now?

I was looking through <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym> photos and found this one. I thought to myself, yes, this happens to a degree at just about every airline, but not the severity I see here. Is US cutting any corner po...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Aug 09, 2004 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10?'s
Replies: 42
Views: 6698

RE: NW DC-10?'s

The training of the flight attendants is whats slowing the application of the A330 to the system. <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> FAs will not be A330 qualified until 2006, when <acronym title="Minneapolis /...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Jul 19, 2004 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mandatory Retirement Age For Pilots
Replies: 3
Views: 3142

Mandatory Retirement Age For Pilots

In the USA the mandatory retirement age for pilots is 60 (duh!). Do other countries have similar ages or is it governed on your personal health only. Just curious........................

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Jul 19, 2004 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Literally, Letting The Cat Out Of The Bag
Replies: 0
Views: 2501

Literally, Letting The Cat Out Of The Bag

Pets are constantly moving through the air transport system on the world at any given time, and yet things still run amiss. I was thinking about this... a woman enters the security checkpoint to board an aircraft, takes a cat out of the carrier to go through the metal detector, and somehow loses the...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Jul 19, 2004 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus,have They Made An Error?
Replies: 53
Views: 8560

RE: Airbus,have They Made An Error?

The end result is quite obvious - totally unknown at this time ! Thats all that can be said. PERIOD. I do know a few things however... If the A380 proves to be a flop, it will be such a debilitating blow that they may have a difficult time keeping the lights on and the door open. The liability that ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Jul 13, 2004 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Aborted Takeoff/Emergency Right Now In DFW!
Replies: 41
Views: 15705

RE: LH Aborted Takeoff/Emergency Right Now In DFW!

Aero..... and even more exciting for us flight attendants since theres a lot running through our mind at that point.... and half the time unable to see outside while seated in our jumpseats.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Jul 13, 2004 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tomato Juice Phenomenon
Replies: 32
Views: 10449

RE: Tomato Juice Phenomenon

The fun part of bloody mary mix is when it spills in the cart or galley. It looks <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> smells like someone puked in your cart....even more attractive when it runs down the side of the cart ! Nothing against tom...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Jul 12, 2004 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A332s--10 Days Away
Replies: 27
Views: 5090

RE: NW A332s--10 Days Away

Fugly, anyone ?.... fugly? are you out there ?, WAIT!, thats the A380

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