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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Apr 14, 2004 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Livery, will it ever change?
Replies: 3
Views: 2970

LH Livery, will it ever change?

NOTE: This post is not about <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> (i.e. dont talk about <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>) I was looking at the <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> paint scheme and noticed that its a timeless scheme similar to <acron...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Apr 14, 2004 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest A320 Replacements?
Replies: 33
Views: 4602

RE: Northwest A320 Replacements?

A320s will NEVER last as long as the DC9s. The DC9s are rock solid aircraft that be slamed around, abused, smashed, and then put back at the gate looking like a million bucks. So back to the original question. The DC9s will replace the A320s

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Apr 14, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Air Shrinks First Class-May Eliminate
Replies: 41
Views: 5463

RE: US Air Shrinks First Class-May Eliminate

sounds great.... we need more carriers to hit the road, so to say. Fell sorry for anybody who works at US, but this crap has gone on long enough. Too bad the marketing people who came up with this trash didnt realize that its another reason for the business traveler to jump on <acronym title="Americ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Apr 13, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Class Seating On NW-DC10
Replies: 2
Views: 4459

RE: First Class Seating On NW-DC10

The 'to the point' answer is yes !

All DC10-30s have the classic WBC config and are sold as Domestic First.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Apr 13, 2004 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lovely Flight Attendant. What Airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 6163

RE: Lovely Flight Attendant. What Airline?

Just a thought...

...........anybody think NWA ?

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Apr 13, 2004 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pic Of New Lufthansa Livery?
Replies: 56
Views: 13074

RE: Pic Of New Lufthansa Livery?

Ya..

put me down for "looks like crap" on that paint scheme survey!

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Apr 11, 2004 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 Question
Replies: 9
Views: 3679

RE: NW DC-10 Question

Theres more than just NW flying the DC10 in the US.

Dont forget Omni Air International doing charter work. Also FedEx has zillions of the things flying.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Apr 11, 2004 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA DC10 Memo Re:new Paint
Replies: 10
Views: 3605

NWA DC10 Memo Re:new Paint

Update on New Livery Aircraft The first DC-10 to feature the new livery, ship No. 1226, is currently serving the Atlantic region. A second DC-10, ship No. 1239, is being painted and will return to service April 19. The new livery aircraft will serve the Portland-Narita route which will debut June 10...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Apr 08, 2004 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Colors - Version #4
Replies: 61
Views: 9510

RE: AA New Colors - Version #4

Ya know......

Just at first glance, it reminds me of El Al Israeli Airlines new paint scheme, with the flying blue stripes down the fuselage..

just a thought

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Takeoff Engine "Roar": Why?
Replies: 62
Views: 17626

RE: Airbus Takeoff Engine "Roar": Why?

I can personally attest to these noises. The loud roar on takeoff is very noticable on the A319/A320 when sitting in the forward jumpseats. The 319 does it the worst. If you listen to ATC ever, you can usually tell which pilots are calling from Airbus aircraft, you can hear it in the background. SPE...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Mar 31, 2004 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Passed My Flight Dispatch Test Today
Replies: 9
Views: 3200

RE: I Passed My Flight Dispatch Test Today

Kewl...

I did that in 2000. Now you get to explain to everybody that your not an air traffic controller.

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Mar 29, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flaps! Love Em!
Replies: 74
Views: 7020

RE: Flaps! Love Em!

Airspeed....

That is a high speed aileron. Use of the outboard aileron at high speed cause bending/flexing of the wing which is undesirable in any configuration.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Mar 28, 2004 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Minimum Age?
Replies: 23
Views: 3162

RE: What's The Minimum Age?

Im with JHooper.....over the high seas....who cares....

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TED To Be Introduced In Mexico
Replies: 46
Views: 5023

RE: TED To Be Introduced In Mexico

AR385.... just look at <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> in general. Rows upon rows of 747-400s, 777s, 767s, and assorted other aircraft parked in the desert since they cant figure out how to be a successful airline. I dont buy the September 11th bull s*** anymore - that was 3 year...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Mar 24, 2004 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 1st Class
Replies: 39
Views: 4861

RE: UA 1st Class

1stclass....stop blithering.... You got to fly <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> First on a Transpac....ENJOY <acronym title="Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym>, dont question it. When I get up front on a flight i am extremely happy....i dont think....Gee... who else needs to s...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Mar 24, 2004 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All White Unmarked 757 At MDW
Replies: 16
Views: 7198

RE: All White Unmarked 757 At MDW

TOWER AIR 91 HEAVY ?!?!?!?! A 757 isnt considered a heavy unless its a 757-300, you probably saw a 767. I highly doubt it if theres a white 753 flying around... but it could happen. Regarding the use of heavy.... For an aircraft to have the 'Heavy' affixed to the end of the ATC instruction, the airc...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 23, 2004 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All White 767-200 At ATL
Replies: 12
Views: 6143

RE: All White 767-200 At ATL

I wouldnt mind a lawn ornament like this

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 23, 2004 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have You Flown With A Famous Person?
Replies: 79
Views: 10162

RE: Have You Flown With A Famous Person?

Well i have a few.... Lou Ferrigno (The Hulk)... Flying <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym>-<acronym title="Valparaiso - Eglin AFB (VPS / KVPS), USA - Florida">VPS</acronym> (fort walton beach) sitting in F on a DC9, wouldnt turn off his portable DVD ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Mar 22, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A's, Favorite Aircraft To Work?
Replies: 31
Views: 4621

RE: F/A's, Favorite Aircraft To Work?

Hey FAs... dont you love it how we all lose our sense of personal space from working in the galley ! ... Favs... 747-200 as relief lead <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>... take care of the WBC galley and deal with 8 WBC passengers. A319.. Good storage space for all your stuff, wid...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Mar 21, 2004 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Airbus A330s
Replies: 23
Views: 3510

RE: NWA Airbus A330s

The A330 is going to be deployed on the new <acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> route which is going to start up in June. Initially it will operate with a DC10, ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Mar 17, 2004 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE 747 At MSP
Replies: 12
Views: 8647

RE: UAE 747 At MSP

This message is being left at 0430 local on the 17th. Is that aircraft still out there ?

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Mar 17, 2004 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unclassified Flight At NCL?
Replies: 11
Views: 2990

RE: Unclassified Flight At NCL?

I just ran the registration number for that N-number, and its not a valid registration. It seemed similar to the NWA A319 registration numbers but no such thing.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 16, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite Angry/Dumb Passenger Quote
Replies: 99
Views: 17181

RE: Favorite Angry/Dumb Passenger Quote

Snarly woman asked me for some juice during boarding.... offered her water since we cant open the beverage carts before leaving (due to liquor laws) on international flights.

"Im allergic to water"

HAHAHA...theres water in the juice

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 16, 2004 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For 747 Lovers
Replies: 22
Views: 5601

RE: For 747 Lovers

Gotta love the 742... Fav flight...NW056 <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>.... that what i did my initial operating experience on w...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 16, 2004 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London From PHL (Biz Class)
Replies: 11
Views: 2779

RE: London From PHL (Biz Class)

I would go for the <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> run. Definently worth the trip up to <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> or <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (I...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Mar 13, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Don't Airlines Operate More Night Flights?
Replies: 27
Views: 13308

RE: Why Don't Airlines Operate More Night Flights?

Flights at night.... mental mental mental How many passengers voluntarily use redeyes anyways ? Procrastination and unavailability of lower fares on day flights has to be the only reason people use non-transoceanic/non-transcon redeye flights. Nevermind that everybody looks like hell when they arriv...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Mar 13, 2004 4:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air Stairs
Replies: 22
Views: 5008

RE: Air Stairs

2 things.... 1.) airstairs 2.) FAs operating doors Airstairs... The <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> DC9s still have the controls at the fwd <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> panel. All the lights and such still work, just no stairs. It was interesting on a fl...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Mar 13, 2004 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not Catapult Civil Aircraft Like In Carriers?
Replies: 21
Views: 9728

RE: Why Not Catapult Civil Aircraft Like In Carriers?

That would require people to actually observe and enforce the cabin luggage regulations, instead of bringing 59 bags each.

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Mar 11, 2004 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAI Linked To Virus Outbreak In LAS
Replies: 3
Views: 2347

RE: OAI Linked To Virus Outbreak In LAS

my objective isnt to be obtuse, but whats the point of linking LHR001 to an outbreak of Norwhatever virus ?

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Mar 11, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Music Videos Shot On Passenger Aircraft
Replies: 33
Views: 7105

Music Videos Shot On Passenger Aircraft

I just found a full length video of the Dansih group "E-Type" performing "Africa". I believe this was shot on a B767. Have a look. Here it is for all to see. http://www.stockholmrecords.com/repository/53/EType-Africa_56k.ram Does anybody know of any other locations of music videos shot on aircraft ?

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Mar 11, 2004 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Increase MEL Flights
Replies: 12
Views: 2608

RE: Emirates Increase MEL Flights

Whats going on at <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>? First Singapore steps up their service, triple that of <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, and now <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> steps in on their own <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)"...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 09, 2004 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SXM Video Clips
Replies: 14
Views: 5704

RE: SXM Video Clips

LOLOLOL ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!

Thats Great !!!!!!!!!!

Gotta love the people jumping in to the water after the 747 spools up. I would pay to be there and see what thats like ! Simply Fantastic !

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Mar 09, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats The Lowest Cruising Altitude Youve Flown At?
Replies: 47
Views: 6526

RE: Whats The Lowest Cruising Altitude Youve Flown At?

I was working <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> on an A320 in 2002, we were at 15,000ft for the last hour or so. We started out at n...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Mar 08, 2004 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC9 Aft Stairways?
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

RE: NW DC9 Aft Stairways?

Just a note about the 727s airstairs and fueling....

The airstairs were REQUIRED to be down for fueling to occur. This was a non-negotiable requirement.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Mar 07, 2004 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First EMB-170 Delivery?
Replies: 21
Views: 4437

RE: First EMB-170 Delivery?

Maybe youll see them on the <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> market....theyve scaled back from the mainline jets to some express flights. A nice fit for the in-between market that this aircraft could cover. A...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Mar 07, 2004 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Vs QF MEL-SIN: Market Share
Replies: 3
Views: 3711

RE: SQ Vs QF MEL-SIN: Market Share

Singapore Airlines happens to cater their flights at 100% and care for their passengers. Since this is a competitive market, and that passengers have a choice between <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>, obviously the passengers agree...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Mar 07, 2004 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Armrests
Replies: 11
Views: 3086

RE: Seat Armrests

OMG...

Im glad i sit in the jumpseat where theres none of this bickering

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Mar 07, 2004 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC9 Aft Stairways?
Replies: 20
Views: 4138

RE: NW DC9 Aft Stairways?

OK folks...here it is from the mouth of a Northwest flight attendant. Some of the DC9s have the ventral airstairs like the 727. While having similar exterior looks, they are not used in any manner like those on the 727. From the cabin there is either a plug hatch (that is lifted out and laid flat on...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Mar 06, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Identify The Following A/C
Replies: 11
Views: 2092

RE: Identify The Following A/C

Re: <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> MD90 issue. I believe that the picutured aircraft here are MD80s. HOWEVER, RenoAir had MD90s in their fleet when <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> absorbed them in 1999?2000? If I remember right, there were <acronym title=...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Mar 01, 2004 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Fokker F100 Livery
Replies: 20
Views: 3989

Your Favorite Fokker F100 Livery

Whats your favorite livery on the F100 ?... I like the KLM and AA schemes

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Mar 01, 2004 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Or Airport Objects In Your House
Replies: 20
Views: 4543

Airline Or Airport Objects In Your House

What kinds of airline or airport items do you have in your house ?.. Could it possible be a set of the triangular clusters of 6 seats found at the gate ? a full kitchen of retired airline china ?... a beverage cart or meal cart to store your aviation related things in ? or indeed cans of pop ? airpo...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Mar 01, 2004 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest 747-400 Divert To ANC
Replies: 4
Views: 4736

RE: Northwest 747-400 Divert To ANC


NW007 of 2/28 diverted to ANC for medical reasons as well

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Feb 27, 2004 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Seen People Looking At Porn On A Plane?
Replies: 56
Views: 10965

RE: Ever Seen People Looking At Porn On A Plane?

Heres the way id handle it under NWA policy.... If i was aware of a passenger watching a porno, I wouldnt say anything if the person was seated away from other passengers. <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> a complaint were received from a passenger, I would then ask ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Feb 25, 2004 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L.A. Suicide Causes Air NZ Flight Cancellation
Replies: 41
Views: 10719

RE: L.A. Suicide Causes Air NZ Flight Cancellation

Kudos to <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> management for making that decision. The human mind can play some real wacko games after an incident.... I bet the pilots loved that takeoff....hehehe....a 747-400 with NOBODY on it.... wheeee..... can you say climb rate !  <img src="/discu...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Carriers...Fleet Interior's Are Filthy!
Replies: 26
Views: 3266

RE: U.S. Carriers...Fleet Interior's Are Filthy!

HEHEHE... Whats even more interesting are the things you find in the crew jumpseats... LOL....ive found some really special things there. Some of the jumpseats will throw stuff on the floor, others will hold it there for the next inhabitant. Ive found crumbs, broken glass (thanks for leaving the win...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Price Of Flying First Class Going Down
Replies: 3
Views: 3453

RE: Price Of Flying First Class Going Down

Wow.......thats a really expensive drink in first class....and an expensive 2 additional inches. I think ill stick to the exit row, preceded by TGI Fridays in the airport.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Feb 24, 2004 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Raises The Bar In Cost Cutting - Now Confirmed
Replies: 45
Views: 4874

QF Raises The Bar In Cost Cutting - Now Confirmed

Qantas policy confirmed: hungry passengers go without By Jim O'Rourke February 22, 2004 The Sun-Herald Qantas passengers who want a $20 meal instead of a regular tray on the plane need only sit up the back on full economy class flights. Travellers who have been missing out on meals as part of the ai...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Feb 22, 2004 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 71 DTW-NGO Diverted To MSP
Replies: 16
Views: 4682

RE: NW 71 DTW-NGO Diverted To MSP

Kai.. Obvious things such as heart attack, stroke, severe diabetic reaction/coma. Other less thought of conditions could include a gastro-intestinal bleed in which you cant stop the bleeding, and any number of odds and ends medical malidies.... In flight, you use the resources that you have availabl...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Feb 22, 2004 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW 71 DTW-NGO Diverted To MSP
Replies: 16
Views: 4682

RE: NW 71 DTW-NGO Diverted To MSP

I was sitting here in my living room and heard this monster plane fly over, it flew by very low. It was too early for London, and too late to be Amsterdam. I ran to the window but missed it when it went by. That totally sucks when the re-cater a flight like that...huge waste... makes me want to cry....

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by NWFltAttendant
Sat Feb 21, 2004 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest To MAN
Replies: 26
Views: 3353

RE: Northwest To MAN

On the ETOPS subject. Would they be able to do that... especially since theyre doing oceanic flying with the 757 our of NRT ?.. It would bea one time cost to make those aircraft ETOP qualified.

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