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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should I Fly Continental Or Delta?
Replies: 66
Views: 8776

RE: Should I Fly Continental Or Delta?

All airlines lose baggage, all airlines have delays, and as to which will lose your baggage and/or have delays that particular day you travel is anyones guess. I've read all the above posts, and more importantly, another item to consider is this. Delta and Cont both are just about the same price and...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 24, 2004 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Post: AA777 Returns To JFK; Dumps Fuel
Replies: 16
Views: 5591

RE: NY Post: AA777 Returns To JFK; Dumps Fuel

The Post is the nantional Enquirer of Newspapers. If you read the www.1010wins.com article, its very blunt and to the point.


http://1010wins.com/topstories/winstopstories_story_054071631.html

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 16, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Was This Photo Taken?
Replies: 15
Views: 7732

RE: How Was This Photo Taken?

Speaking of TCAS, have there ever been any recorded accounts of TCAS being the deciding factor in averting a mid air collision?

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Apologizes For "Wing And A Prayer"
Replies: 0
Views: 3122

AA Apologizes For "Wing And A Prayer"

http://1010wins.com/topstories/winstopstories_story_045135052.html Didnt see this posted anywhere else Feb 14, 2004 1:49 pm US/Eastern (1010 WINS) (FORT WORTH, Texas) The head of American Airlines has apologized after a pilot suggested Christians on a flight discuss their faith with non-Christians. ...

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by jumbojet
Sat Feb 14, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Response RE: Flight 1798 POP To JFK
Replies: 1
Views: 3880

AA's Response RE: Flight 1798 POP To JFK

Some of you might remember a topic about a week ago. My friends flight from <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Republic">POP</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>,...

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by jumbojet
Wed Feb 11, 2004 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10370

RE: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

noonerlicious, first off, thats one of the best usernames I've seen on here. secondly, great pic of my friend sitting on the can. The <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> was telling the truth after all. Also, I gotta agree with AR385. If I am sitting in coach and all the bathrooms ar...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 10, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10370

RE: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

anyway, if my friend gets a letter back from AA, I will post it here for your amusement and chiding pleasure. I to liked the XXXX's

XOXOXO steve

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 10, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10370

RE: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

As I mentioned before, this is my friends account of what happened, I as well find the whole thing ammusing. I'm gold with <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> and get the complimentary upgrades all the time and I could give a rats azz if coach uses the biz/1st class lav. I'm sure the...

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by jumbojet
Tue Feb 10, 2004 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA
Replies: 44
Views: 10370

This Really Happened On My Flight POP To JFK On AA

This is an accurate account of a recent flight a friend of mine had taken on American Airlines. This is his letter to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Before taking off on flight 1798 from <acronym title="Puerto Plata (- La Union / Gregorio Luperon) (POP / MDPP), Dominican Repub...

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A380 Fuselage, Nose & Landing Gear Photos
Replies: 85
Views: 45054

RE: New A380 Fuselage, Nose & Landing Gear Photos

Impressive, but not as graceful looking as the Boeing 747

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity
Replies: 107
Views: 19125

RE: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity

Does anyone know, did any christians on board raise their hands?

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity
Replies: 107
Views: 19125

RE: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity

that kind of conduct is innapropriate while traveling 550 mph 35,000 feet agl in a soda can without any of those passengers or FA's having the option to 'leave the room'. I for one can see how some passengers might have been scared.

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by jumbojet
Mon Feb 09, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity
Replies: 107
Views: 19125

RE: AA Pilot Asks Passengers To Discuss Christianity

It's easy to tell the pilot from the non pilot on these posts. I applaud the pilots who defend their brother, but the pilot in question is wrong. I don't think <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> should go as far as to fire him, but some kind of disiplinary action should be taken.

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5056

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

concordeboy

no matter where it is, still gotta be the most comy seat around!!

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5056

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

Clearly, the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> biz class seems to be the most comfortable. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/125438/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/125438/M/" target="_blank">View ...

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do You Pass The Time At The Airport
Replies: 70
Views: 8788

RE: How Do You Pass The Time At The Airport

drink and plane watch

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration
Replies: 34
Views: 5056

RE: Delta´s Business Elite Configuration

I've flown 763 biz class seat cdg to jfk this past December, and again this month, jfk to fco. I can't compare it to other airlines, but the 2-2-2 was just fine. For those with window seats, there is very little manuevering around to do to get to the aisle. The person in the aisle seat doesnt have t...

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL.........trouble Ahead
Replies: 82
Views: 8779

RE: DL.........trouble Ahead

thanks bicoastal,

Just wondering how the other airlines obtain this information?

to add, I do not want to see DL go BK. Their my fav airline. Hoping for the best for the pilots, employees, for everyone involved

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL.........trouble Ahead
Replies: 82
Views: 8779

RE: DL.........trouble Ahead

After reading all of these posts, the biggest problem between ALPA and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> is trust. If there is no trust in anything, i.e. a relationhip, business deal, then it is bound to FAIL no matter what the circumstances are. So, to cut right to the chase, it s...

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by jumbojet
Sun Feb 01, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Cancels 3 Flights To The US Today
Replies: 33
Views: 7886

RE: BA Cancels 3 Flights To The US Today

On one of the other flight cancellations from December of 2003, a 3 year old passenger shared a similar name to one that was on a watch list. This practice of cancelling flights based on outdated and antiquated techniques apparently needs some major overhauling. It is unacceptable for all of these c...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St Maarten, Flying Objects, Sharp Eyes & Arrest..
Replies: 7
Views: 3364

RE: St Maarten, Flying Objects, Sharp Eyes & Arrest..

I was actually there last week, Jan 20th to Jan 23rd. Anyone know what day of the week and what kind of plane it was? I am assuming it was a large jet?

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Announce Major Growth & Investment At JFK
Replies: 65
Views: 7405

RE: Delta Announce Major Growth & Investment At JFK

Correct me if I am wrong, but won't this be Delta's first attempt at the Dominican Republic at <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym> ? This will directly compete with USAIR, <acronym title="American Ai...

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by jumbojet
Sat Jan 24, 2004 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 777 LAX-MCO, MCO-LAX
Replies: 21
Views: 4516

RE: DL 777 LAX-MCO, MCO-LAX

BN747 is correct. The <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> B777 on Delta is flight 114 and 115 respectfully. This is relatively new. As ...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Czech Airlines (CSA) Experiences
Replies: 7
Views: 4208

RE: Your Czech Airlines (CSA) Experiences

I'm flying CSA <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> in March on an A310. Code share with Delta actually. Glad to hear good things about CSA. I was...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 8656

RE: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN

Something to warm delta shareholders hearts. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> #50, ewr to fra has only 60 seats reserved for the Jan 26th flight, on a 764. Seems that if Delta has 164 pax for the similar flight then their doing a-ight

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 8656

RE: Delta FRA-ATL Flight - Emergency Landing In SNN

PROSA,

Europe is off season. I am sure most of the majors have just as many empty seats as Delta. Nothing for share holders or sky miles members to worry about.

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by jumbojet
Tue Jan 13, 2004 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?
Replies: 33
Views: 4591

RE: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?

One other thing, since your airports are NYC, preferrably <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, keep in mind that <acronym title="Delt...

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by jumbojet
Tue Jan 13, 2004 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?
Replies: 33
Views: 4591

RE: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?

I have to agree with CODC10

You cant go wrong with either one you choose. MQM's are roughly the same in that type of class ticket wether its CO or DL. Good luck

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by jumbojet
Tue Jan 13, 2004 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?
Replies: 33
Views: 4591

RE: Delta BusElite Or Continental BusFirst For Intl?

I recently (Dec '03) flew Delta bizclass from <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, I believe it was flight 119. Very comfortable seat....

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by jumbojet
Tue Jan 13, 2004 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flown With A Hangover?
Replies: 34
Views: 8786

RE: Ever Flown With A Hangover?

bachelor party in Vegas. Delta flight at 1005 hrs the next day. Drank heavily the night before. Upgraded to 1st class. Held on the taxiway for 30 painstakingly long minutes. Hit 10,000 feet, first chime rings in the cabin. I make a bee line for the 1st class cabin. Get stares from all the flight att...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 12, 2004 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

RE: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

Another Question. Since the best airfare from NYC is actually into phx, does anyone know how far of a drive it is to Monthan airforce base from phx? thx

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 12, 2004 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

RE: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

That's cool United, sometimes you get lucky. I'm not that lucky but you never know. Did he let you take pics of the planes?

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 12, 2004 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

RE: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

ok, gonna make this interesting. Gonna fly into <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym> for the military planes at AMARC, then drive to <acronym title="Mojave (MHV), USA - California">MHV</acronym> for the commercials, then drive to <acronym title="Los Angel...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jan 12, 2004 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

RE: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

United, if AMARC is a good place to go, then its obvious I would fly into <acronym title="Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS), USA - Arizona">TUS</acronym>. If its <acronym title="Mojave (MHV), USA - California">MHV</acronym> then it seems as if N751PR suggests other airports. I guess that is a cons...

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by jumbojet
Sun Jan 11, 2004 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

RE: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

I think I remember seeing somewhere where there is a place in Arizona that offers guided tours, but its a military plane location, cant remember where, but will post it here as soon as I find out. I was more interested in commercial planes, even it its not a guided tour. I think its Mojave Californi...

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by jumbojet
Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

RE: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

thank, I appreciate the replies. I thought it would be interesting to pay respects to those planes that are no longer flying  Smile

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by jumbojet
Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Marteen (Hotels With Best View For Landings)
Replies: 5
Views: 3705

RE: St. Marteen (Hotels With Best View For Landings)

Maho beach and casino, or if you want to go less expensive, caravanserai. Both have website, do a search

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by jumbojet
Sun Jan 11, 2004 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites
Replies: 37
Views: 16049

Airplane Graveyard/storage Sites

Greetings from the big apple. I need some advice on where I can check out resting grounds for commercial planes that have either been put out to pasture or are in storage. Can anyone recommend such a place? I understand Arizona has places? Are there any particular airports that are closest to fly in...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777-200 Engine Fire - Emergency Landing At KEF
Replies: 56
Views: 16120

RE: UA 777-200 Engine Fire - Emergency Landing At KEF

I propose a question. I asked this question on the Cont 777 engine failure thread and have not received a resonse, so here goes. What happens when a B777 or similar sized plane makes an unscheduled/emergency landing due to engine failure, and the airport/facility where the plane lands is in an extre...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island
Replies: 53
Views: 22826

RE: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island

I propose a question. I asked this question on the Cont 777 engine failure thread and have not received a resonse, so here goes. What happens when a B777 or similar sized plane makes an unscheduled/emergency landing due to engine failure, and the airport/facility where the plane lands is in an extre...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island
Replies: 53
Views: 22826

RE: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island

Interesting Bellerophon I just love hearing those words, 'spare aircraft'!! I guess that most likely means juggling aircraft around? I cant imagine there being to many spare 747's around!? Also, I was wondering, I had asked this a while ago with no response, just gonna ask one more time. Here goes. ...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flown For No Reason
Replies: 112
Views: 8944

RE: Ever Flown For No Reason

Nice one ERJ, I love stories like that and I've also flown just for the sake of flying on a plane I have never been on before.

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flown For No Reason
Replies: 112
Views: 8944

RE: Ever Flown For No Reason

I look at it like this. I paid $515 RT from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>. Being a Gold elite sky member with Delta, I got ...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flown For No Reason
Replies: 112
Views: 8944

RE: Ever Flown For No Reason

I do all the time. In November I flew <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo Internat...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2-5-2 777 No Love Lost
Replies: 38
Views: 4742

RE: 2-5-2 777 No Love Lost

Heres a pic of the Egypt air config. Didn't quite believe it at first, but check it out


http://www.egyptair.com.eg/docs/inside/insideaircraft.htm

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island
Replies: 53
Views: 22826

RE: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island

GE90's. If you look at any of airliners pics of CO B777's, you might be able to see the GE90 logo on the engine.

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2-5-2 777 No Love Lost
Replies: 38
Views: 4742

RE: 2-5-2 777 No Love Lost

I'm a fan of 2- 5 -2. With the exception of the unlucky soul that is sitting in the middle of the 5 abreast, it makes it easier for bathroom breaks for the window seat people, there is only one other person in your way. With the 3-3-3 config, like on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</a...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jan 07, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island
Replies: 53
Views: 22826

RE: CO 777 Makes Emergency Landing On Midway Island

any word on co flight #6? Did it depart Midway Island as scheduled? I was wondering, what if this scenario were to take place. After the mechanics trouble shoot the airplane and the alleged cause of the problem was still not fixed, then what? You still have 200 + passengers stuck over there. At what...

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by jumbojet
Sat Jan 03, 2004 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines And Frequencies At SXM
Replies: 19
Views: 4483

RE: Airlines And Frequencies At SXM

AviationFreak, I was just about to ask a similar question on hotels. I am going to st maarten in a few weeks to do some plane spotting, Continental 73G direct from Newark. I have found out that there is a hotel within walking distance to the famous Maho beach and sxm airport, its called the Caravane...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jan 01, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last MD-11 For DL
Replies: 95
Views: 12853

RE: Last MD-11 For DL

Gigneil, I loved it, especially landing at a airport you've never landed on before. With <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>, which I've landed on 100's of times, you kind of lose interest in the approach and landing (except for 31 with the expressway ap...

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