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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Dec 15, 2003 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA55: Diversion Due To Flight Crew Discretion
Replies: 10
Views: 6540

RE: NWA55: Diversion Due To Flight Crew Discretion

OK...for those suspecting fuel issues, its crap. Ive worked NW055 <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> and to go to RST instead is a l...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Dec 15, 2003 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Midfield Soon In DTW
Replies: 25
Views: 4627

RE: Delta To Midfield Soon In DTW

Demolition of B/C gates We heard in <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> for months that the plan was to demolish the B/C gates since it had already been outgrown (hard to believe). I havent heard anything else for quite awhile. Hopefully it...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Dec 14, 2003 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats The Oddest Thing You Have Seen Gate Checked?
Replies: 33
Views: 5359

RE: Whats The Oddest Thing You Have Seen Gate Checked?

Ive got the king of em all..... If you havent figured it out, im a flight attendant for NWA. I was leaving Phoenix (<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>) on a DC10, i was flying lead flight attendant (LFA). I was greeting at door 2L, and a wom...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Dec 14, 2003 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant Vs. Cockpit Duties
Replies: 38
Views: 3653

RE: Flight Attendant Vs. Cockpit Duties

Ladies and gentlemen, from the flightdeck, we'd like to thank you for flying rebuttal airways this evening. Our current time of arrival is going to be about 20 minutes ahead of schedule today due to the tailwinds we've experienced the entire flight today. Im going to ask that our flight attendants p...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Dec 12, 2003 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA In Japan
Replies: 36
Views: 4704

NWA In Japan

SR103....... <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is resuming the <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> service with A330s this spring. ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Fri Dec 12, 2003 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA In Japan
Replies: 36
Views: 4704

NWA In Japan

IndPate......ignore <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>......you and I both know that we have exclusive rights in Japan, including the only non-Japanese Airline to be authorized to do offsite liquor/duty free processing, and NEVERMIND that we are the only US...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Dec 07, 2003 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence-experiences with it
Replies: 56
Views: 8649

Turbulence-experiences With It

Time to throw my 2 cents in. For those who haven't seen my postings in the past, im a flight attendant with Northwest, and a private pilot. Through either of these adventures ive seen my fair share of turbulence and mayhem as a result of it. Big Heavy Metal Turbulence.... B747-400 NW056 <acronym tit...

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by NWFltAttendant
Thu Dec 04, 2003 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, USA Flight Attendant Speaks
Replies: 91
Views: 11925

RE: AA, USA Flight Attendant Speaks

AirlineBizNut....I back every word you said 150%. Greg: As far as your tantrum regarding large business accounts are concerned, i have 2 words - Revolving door. When somebody says theyre taking their business somewhere else, I think nothing of it. The passenger saying this at XYZ Airlines is passing...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Dec 01, 2003 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fun On NWA'S DC-10's
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

RE: Fun On NWA'S DC-10's

Take the DC10, it may be your last chance at the faithful giant out of <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>. If your looking for the A330, dump NW034(<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acrony...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 30, 2003 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest B767 Route
Replies: 42
Views: 7356

RE: Longest B767 Route

While it may not be the very longest route, AA070, <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AFB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> is 5143 miles......on the return <acronym title="Frankfurt - Ma...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 30, 2003 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Americans: Your View On Normal Steps For Boarding
Replies: 40
Views: 4105

RE: Americans: Your View On Normal Steps For Boarding

screw stairs or jetbridges all together..... COME THIS WAY, MOVE QUICKLY, LEAVE EVERYTHING, <acronym title="St. Denis - Gillot / Roland Garros (RUN / FMEE), Reunion">RUN</acronym> JUMP, HELP <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> THE BOTTOM (as I conduct the evacuation down the slid...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 19, 2003 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest 747 Stored At Sea-Tac?
Replies: 10
Views: 5048

RE: Northwest 747 Stored At Sea-Tac?

Were trying to figure out where the 747-200s have gone at <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>. IVe talked with people i know in the right departments and people are stumped. The 742s have almost completly disappeared from the system. I think theyre in storage until the summer. <ac...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 19, 2003 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dual-end Boarding
Replies: 41
Views: 4422

RE: Dual-end Boarding

at Washing Dulles (<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>), people movers come to aircraft ive been working on. We've deplaned through 1L and 2L on the A320/A319. Kinda weird when somebody comes to the back door looking for pax, usually just cat...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 19, 2003 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9/11 Diversions
Replies: 14
Views: 4341

RE: 9/11 Diversions

Here in <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> we had the following oddball diversions: Air Canada 767-300 Korean Airlines 747-400 Korean Airlines 777-200 Also at that time, there were 7 Boeing 747-200s and 400s go...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 19, 2003 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low Cost Affiliates For NWA, AMR?
Replies: 9
Views: 2120

RE: Low Cost Affiliates For NWA, AMR?

NWA doesnt have to create a low cost carrier, they already have, its called Northwest Airlines. Look at the interiors of the aircraft, theyre all run down except the A330 since its new. Give the A330s 2 years, they'll look like crap just like the DC10s and every other aircraft in the fleet. The only...

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by NWFltAttendant
Wed Nov 19, 2003 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Flying Without A Tailcone?
Replies: 22
Views: 4083

RE: MD-80 Flying Without A Tailcone?

Beltway....... In the tailcone of the DC9/MD80, theres a self inflating slide, which deploys as soon as the cone is dropped. HOWEVER. Seeing as there isnt a slide trailing behind in the wind, I would say that the slidepack departed the aircraft along with the tailcone. I will post a picture of such ...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 18, 2003 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights You Dread.
Replies: 25
Views: 2987

RE: Flights You Dread.

As a flight attendant, I REALLY HATE, Anything to or from Las Vegas. Theyre all drunk going there, and a bunch of crabby losers when the leave <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>. Sorry to you <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International...

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 18, 2003 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Photo
Replies: 6
Views: 2022

RE: Interesting Photo

The 757s have been showing up in MSP this year. Very shocking to see them here. Thoes birds are used to being here as theyre ex-Republic aircraft.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 18, 2003 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 727 Route.
Replies: 35
Views: 7437

RE: Longest 727 Route.

possibly MSP-ZIH......its over 4 hours.....Ive flown it on both Champion Air and Sun Country 727s

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 18, 2003 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Had Better F Class?Swiss Or AF?
Replies: 4
Views: 2751

RE: Which Had Better F Class?Swiss Or AF?

Go to airlinemeals.net and travelquality.net and look at the cabins and food on both carriers. You make the call..... those website will be able to assist you in choosing an airline.

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 18, 2003 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Re-Upholstured Their 757's?
Replies: 15
Views: 3269

RE: AA Re-Upholstured Their 757's?

2 things..... LOL..

1. AA767.... the 757s are equally as long, regardless of cabin, the only diff is lavs at door 3L/R the fuselage length remains the same...LOLOLMAO

2. LRTC....Less room through coach ?? (are they going to yank MRTC configs?)

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by NWFltAttendant
Tue Nov 18, 2003 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's 727 Is This?
Replies: 5
Views: 4214

RE: Who's 727 Is This?

Heres the information I found on the aircraft..... N-number : N211DB Aircraft Serial Number: 20766 Aircraft Manufacturer: BOEING Model : 727-200 Engine Manufacturer : P&W Model : JT8D-17 <acronym title="Seymour - Freeman Municipal (SER), USA - Indiana">SER</acronym> Aircraft Year : 1973 Owner Name :...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants: What Are Your Commands
Replies: 24
Views: 14603

RE: Flight Attendants: What Are Your Commands

Transcon -

2 things

1. From the second I first heard that command (brace for impact), I always thought it was psycho overkill.

2. What airline are you with ?

[Edited 2003-11-17 08:39:55]

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba News Str8 From CEO Mouth
Replies: 45
Views: 6403

RE: Mesaba News Str8 From CEO Mouth

Let me say this, I WANT YOU GUYS <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> KEEP THE ARJs <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> HAVE YOU OPERATE THEM. Im a NWA Flight Attendant and you guys do a great job of flying those aircr...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 17, 2003 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants: What Are Your Commands
Replies: 24
Views: 14603

RE: Flight Attendants: What Are Your Commands

Transcon...... When I went through initial training at NWA (2000), we were taught the 2 commands that you speak of (bend over stay down/brace for impact). As of September 2002, the commands changed as a result of an incident on NW011 operating a <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (D...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 17, 2003 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants: What Are Your Commands
Replies: 24
Views: 14603

Flight Attendants: What Are Your Commands

Hey fellow flight attendants !!!! What the are the emergency commands at your airline. Just wondering. At Northwest we use "BEND OVER, STAY DOWN" for the landing command, and then at the door after slide deployment, we use "COME THIS WAY, MOVE QUICKLY, LEAVE EVERYTHING, <acronym title="St. Denis - G...

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by NWFltAttendant
Mon Nov 17, 2003 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WBC Main Deck Or Upper Deck
Replies: 10
Views: 2986

RE: WBC Main Deck Or Upper Deck

OK folks here it is from a NWA flight attendant. The staffing grids at NWA call for 5 FAs on the 747s in WBC. On the 744, 2 are upstairs, and 3 on the maindeck, giving a nearly identical coverage per <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>. The small, but huge, differences can have a ver...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Webcams
Replies: 5
Views: 3416

Airport Webcams

Does anybody know of any live webcams that capture airport operations or gates ?.... it would be cool to see aircraft waiting in line to take off.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North Atlantic Lanes
Replies: 19
Views: 8133

RE: North Atlantic Lanes

Always fun to fly the NAT tracks (North Atlantic tracks) and watch the huge ice bergs float by below, especially on westbound flights. Ive seen a full moon illuminate them before.

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets Talk About Sun Country
Replies: 13
Views: 4102

RE: Lets Talk About Sun Country

Lets talk about an airline that was nearly killed off by wonderful Bill LaMachia Jr. This little puke comes in to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> thinking that he's going to show NWA to to door (btw NWAs con...

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by NWFltAttendant
Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines 747-200 At HKG For How Long?
Replies: 17
Views: 6725

RE: Northwest Airlines 747-200 At HKG For How Long?

NWA modified their order for the A330. Initially they were going to be all 333s, now its going to be mixed, 333s, and 332s. The company converted the order with Airbus. I still think they should have gone with the 777. Imagine that ! A replacement for both the 742s and D3C (our internal code for the...

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