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by PanAm747
Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Will Happen When You Dislike All Airlines?
Replies: 14
Views: 4654

RE: What Will Happen When You Dislike All Airlines

When you dislike all airlines, you get interviewed on television by someone looking for an "aviation expert".  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/rotfl.gif" alt="rotfl" border=0>  Seriously, I look at it this way - flying will never be ultra-glamorous again, but it doesn't require a s...

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by PanAm747
Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airport Would You Build A Railway To
Replies: 43
Views: 5822

RE: Which Airport Would You Build A Railway To

LAX to <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym>. <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Burbank (/ Glendale / Pasadena) - Bob Hope (Lockheed Air Terminal) (BUR / KBUR), USA - California...

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by PanAm747
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Scheduled Jet Service
Replies: 27
Views: 4057

RE: Shortest Scheduled Jet Service

SMF-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> = 74 nm <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> ...

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by PanAm747
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Home Airport: Most Expensive Airline
Replies: 27
Views: 9305

RE: Your Home Airport: Most Expensive Airline

Oddly enough, I have found most times at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> that <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is the most expensive airline for cross-country trips. Mostly, but not always. However, at th...

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by PanAm747
Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are There Always So Many QF744s Parked At LAX?
Replies: 25
Views: 6787

RE: Why Are There Always So Many QF744s Parked At LAX?

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by PanAm747
Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines With The Most Mergers
Replies: 8
Views: 5841

RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Tracing the family tree of Northwest Airlines: West Coast, Pacific, & Bonanza merged to become Air West. Howard Hughes company bought the airline and it became Hughes Air West. Southern & North Central merged to become Republic, later taking on Hughes Air West. Republic was bought out by Northwest.

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by PanAm747
Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airlines Would Still Be Around If 9/11.....
Replies: 36
Views: 6676

RE: What Airlines Would Still Be Around If 9/11...

There was a beautiful article in either Airways or Airliners magazine, probably from 1999, talking about TWA's future. The article predicted that 2003 would be the key year for TWA, as the infamous Karabu ticket act with the devil himself would expire, and TWA would be standing alone. 9/11 pulled th...

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by PanAm747
Thu Feb 07, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Greatest Lack Of Security U've Exp'nced @ Airport?
Replies: 22
Views: 4174

RE: Greatest Lack Of Security U've Exp'nced @ Airp

When I flew Mexicana <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-MLM in 1998, I thought that arriving at an international airport would mean everyone goes through customs... Only to discover that you place your bag on a conveyer, press a button and wait ...

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by PanAm747
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!
Replies: 37
Views: 5444

RE: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!

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by PanAm747
Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is Your All-time Favorite Non-stop Flight?
Replies: 41
Views: 7681

RE: What Is Your All-time Favorite Non-stop Flight

SAN-<acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym> on ExpressJet. Seeing the eternally-clogged Southern California freeway system zoom by in 40 minutes (like I'm watching it on Google maps!) is surreal - especially when one considers that the fastest I've e...

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by PanAm747
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is "beyond Point Ticketing" Unethical?
Replies: 68
Views: 9066

RE: Is "beyond Point Ticketing" Unethica

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by PanAm747
Thu Jan 24, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Fokker 100 Memories
Replies: 53
Views: 8845

RE: AA Fokker 100 Memories

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by PanAm747
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frequent Traveler Yourself, But Not Your Partner
Replies: 9
Views: 3508

RE: Frequent Traveler Yourself, But Not Your Partn

My cousin Stephen flies around the world frequently on business, as a consultant for an architecture credentialing organization. His list of locations he's flown amazes me. His partner, Rick, is deathly afraid of flying and has never been on an airplane, and never will. They own a boat together and ...

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by PanAm747
Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest International Airport Visited
Replies: 56
Views: 9773

RE: Smallest International Airport Visited

MLM - Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico For a city I had never heard of until my trip there to study Spanish, I was amazed at the fact that <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> flew non-stop to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, <a...

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by PanAm747
Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US: Largest Non-hub/ Smallest Hub
Replies: 26
Views: 5324

RE: US: Largest Non-hub/ Smallest Hub

LAX is the largest O&D airport in the U.S., if not the world. While some airlines may technically count it as a "hub" (for the general population's information), it is not a true hub to any airline. "Focus-city-with-some-domestic-feed-for-long-haul-and/or-international-connections" is more appropria...

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by PanAm747
Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IND Or SAN, Which Is Bigger?
Replies: 3
Views: 3705

RE: IND Or SAN, Which Is Bigger?

In terms of area, <acronym title="Indianapolis - International (IND / KIND), USA - Indiana">IND</acronym> is 7,700 acres, and <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> is 661 acres. If THAT doesn't make you laugh, nothing will!!  <...

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by PanAm747
Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Farthest Distance Between 2 Airports U Have Been 2
Replies: 48
Views: 11045

RE: Farthest Distance Between 2 Airports U Have Be

My farthest points travelled: North: Lake Itasca, Minnesota, 47.22 degrees North Latitude South: Ka Lae, South Point, Big Island of Hawai'i, 18.9 degrees North Latitude West: Jermaine's Luau on O'ahu, 158.105 degrees West Longitude East: Dartmouth, Massachusetts, 70.97 degrees West Longitude The dis...

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by PanAm747
Mon Jan 07, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Were Your Flights During 2007
Replies: 44
Views: 6196

RE: What Were Your Flights During 2007

I don't seem to be flying as much as I did a few years ago, but as a school teacher, I've saved my pennies and am putting them into home improvements. That being said, 2007 was a spectacular year for me in lowering my stress. Yes, only an a.netter like myself could get excited over flying <b>more</b...

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by PanAm747
Mon Jan 07, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is Your Shortest Connection Time?
Replies: 48
Views: 9765

RE: What Is Your Shortest Connection Time?

My shortest scheduled connection was last June <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> at <acronym title="Sal...

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by PanAm747
Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bad Aviation Movies
Replies: 41
Views: 6746

RE: Bad Aviation Movies

By <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> the worst the aviation movie HAS to be "SST: Death Flight" - a 1977 ABC "Million Dollar Movie" B-movie-star cocaine-induced laugh riot. Think the entire "Airport" series with an even worse script and spec...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-900: Long Fuselage, Tiny Engines!
Replies: 40
Views: 19360

RE: CRJ-900: Long Fuselage, Tiny Engines!

Actually, after McDonnell-Douglas came out with the -70 series for their DC-8's, the -60 series looked ridiculously underpowered to me: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1304496/L/" target="_b...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: White-Knuckle Landing For SFO Flight
Replies: 22
Views: 12222

RE: White-Knuckle Landing For SFO Flight

When I lived in Bakersfield in 1992, I remember hearing and seeing a United 737 passing VERY low over the city, and making a 180 degree circle to align with runway 30R...considering how low and tight the circle was, it was obvious it was a VERY expedited landing... I think that was the last time mai...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia Restructuring In 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2547

RE: Saudia Restructuring In 2008

A Saudi expert is needed in this area. <LI>When the term "privatized" is used in Saudi Arabia, what does that mean? Is it truly being sold to outside investors? Will only Saudi citizens be allowed any form of ownership? Or is it just being "transferred" to one of the various distant royals? <LI>In r...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 19, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Muffin "theft" Results In Suspension
Replies: 55
Views: 13040

RE: BA Muffin "theft" Results In Suspension

Does anyone remember a news program that would have been from the 1980's on a TWA flight attendant who was fired for drinking a milk that was going to be discarded? As I recall, it was a flight to Paris, and at the end of the flight, the f/a drank that milk. Someone from "higher up" (whose sole job ...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undoubtedly, A Very Silly Question!
Replies: 2
Views: 1873

RE: Undoubtedly, A Very Silly Question!

The decision to retire and/or store an aircraft in the desert comes down to several factors: <LI><b>Dispatch reliability.</b> Has the type of plane reached the logical end of its flying career? Is this a type of plane that is just simply not reliable to schedule in flights without causing massive he...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Flights On RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 9511

RE: Longest Flights On RJs

Keep in mind that there is a WORLD of difference in comfort between the -200 and the -700/-900 models! The -200 is the most cramped and uncomfortable plane I have ever been on, but the -700 and -900 models are at mainline comfort levels. In fact, to me (I'm 6' tall), it's more comfortable as you hav...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Slot Swapping
Replies: 15
Views: 3978

RE: LHR Slot Swapping

I would assume that many airlines had the "use-them-or-lose-them" slots. There was a thread recently about Air France reducing the number of <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>/<acronym title="Orlando - Executive (Herndon) (ORL), USA - Florida">ORL<...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Google Earth Pic Of LAX... What A Mess!
Replies: 16
Views: 13706

RE: New Google Earth Pic Of LAX... What A Mess!

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/105392/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/105392/</a> This is my trip report from July, ExpressJet <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California"...

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 747 W/ Olympic Rings
Replies: 26
Views: 8298

RE: United 747 W/ Olympic Rings

I believe it was in the thread of "Guess The Airport" recently that the issue of some computers using the microscopic thumbnail (and it not working on some of them) came to light. If I recall, certain browsers support the thumbnail while others do not. Also, I believe that the Olympics Committee own...

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Airlines At Airports... Your Choices
Replies: 39
Views: 5323

RE: Future Airlines At Airports... Your Choices

<b>Former Home Airport - Bakersfield, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> (<acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym>)</b> American Eagle <acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym>-<acronym title="Dalla...

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freedom For US Domestic Market
Replies: 19
Views: 3449

RE: Freedom For US Domestic Market

Denver International Airport's Master Plan calls for a total of nine terminals and up to 16 runways (I believe - someone help me out on this!!). I know they have the room, but the plan is there <b>for the availability of any airline that would like to open up a Denver hub.</b> The only restriction o...

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Confirms Flights To LAD
Replies: 17
Views: 5150

RE: LH Confirms Flights To LAD

I'm sure the fact that it is a once-a-week trip has to do with a very restrictive bilateral agreement, as it seems Angola has with every country.

The plane is scheduled to be on the ground for 16 hours and 45 minutes. How long of a crew rest will that provide?

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by PanAm747
Fri Dec 14, 2007 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Athens (Hellinikon) Airport
Replies: 52
Views: 8902

RE: Athens (Hellinikon) Airport

If you google satellite image the Athens area, you can see remnants of Hellinikon still visible. The city is encroaching and will eventually overtake all the old site, but parts of it remain still. From those in the know who have flown through Hellinikon and the new facility, there is absolutely no ...

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by PanAm747
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 High-powered? Why?
Replies: 72
Views: 16499

RE: 757 High-powered? Why?

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by PanAm747
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 High-powered? Why?
Replies: 72
Views: 16499

RE: 757 High-powered? Why?

Interestingly enough, no one has pointed out that the <b>cruise</b> speed of the 757 is somewhat lower than other large capacity planes, specifically the 767. The angle of the 757 wing relative to the fuselage in an overhead view (the chord?) is less than other jets - in fact, I believe the 747's is...

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stuck At EWR Today?
Replies: 23
Views: 4108

RE: Stuck At EWR Today?

Sorry for the sarcasm, but I HAVE to post this: "Gee, a weather delay at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>...I wonder if this is a current post or a post from another day!!" <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - ...

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by PanAm747
Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet Branded Flying Load Factors
Replies: 88
Views: 7678

RE: ExpressJet Branded Flying Load Factors

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW To Add, BA To Drop DTW-LHR
Replies: 19
Views: 6688

RE: NW To Add, BA To Drop DTW-LHR

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/3742244/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eneral_aviation/read.main/3742244/</a> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/3743528" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/disc...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pan Am, Do We Miss This Great Airline?
Replies: 26
Views: 6327

RE: Pan Am, Do We Miss This Great Airline?

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air Traffic Dangers" Article?
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

RE: "Air Traffic Dangers" Article?

The problem is, and everyone knows it, is that to "fix" the problems would require time, effort, and money, and NOBODY is willing to admit that there is a problem. It's easier to maintain the status quo and pass the problem on to someone else down the line than it is to stand up and take charge. Wha...

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by PanAm747
Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Terminals
Replies: 30
Views: 3466

RE: Long Terminals

Ever walked the terminals at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>? Thanks to the AirTrain, that's a thing of the past, but many years ago I once had to walk - literally run - from one end of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (?) M80 On Odd Heading At SAN - Anyone Know?
Replies: 5
Views: 3601

RE: AA (?) M80 On Odd Heading At SAN - Anyone Know?

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Buying Expressjet...far-fetched?
Replies: 27
Views: 4150

RE: Southwest Buying Expressjet...far-fetched?

I doubt you will see Southwest buying ExpressJet - especially since ExpressJet is doing so much flying for other airlines right now!! On the other hand, ExpressJet is functioning as a smaller version of Southwest here in California - connecting a lot of cities point-to-point that hub airlines cannot...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (?) M80 On Odd Heading At SAN - Anyone Know?
Replies: 5
Views: 3601

RE: AA (?) M80 On Odd Heading At SAN - Anyone Know?

That looks close, but according to that route map, it would have been heading north over my location, and it was heading south. I would assume, however, that the radar map would be a big tight to fit everything in to accurately display distances, so I would imagine that it would be flight #2079. Tha...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (?) M80 On Odd Heading At SAN - Anyone Know?
Replies: 5
Views: 3601

AA (?) M80 On Odd Heading At SAN - Anyone Know?

At 10:24 <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> Pacific time, I observed what appeared to be an American Airlines MD80 flying south-southwest over National City, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym>, where I teach school. The approach to runway 27 brings planes just to the north of my school, s...

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Sues State Of New Mexico
Replies: 66
Views: 9348

RE: US Airways Sues State Of New Mexico

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by PanAm747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Ever Been In An Emergency Landing?
Replies: 14
Views: 7161

RE: Have You Ever Been In An Emergency Landing?

In August, 1988, I was flying <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> (DC-10) and <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW<...

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by PanAm747
Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "CO Hopes Turboprop Planes Ease Newark Congestion"
Replies: 103
Views: 14313

RE: "CO Hopes Turboprop Planes Ease Newark Congestion"

If <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is getting rid of its <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>'s at <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>, maybe some of them can be shifted to <acronym title="Houston - George Bus...

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by PanAm747
Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJs And CRJs Over Worked?
Replies: 98
Views: 8371

RE: ERJs And CRJs Over Worked?

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by PanAm747
Fri Dec 07, 2007 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJs And CRJs Over Worked?
Replies: 98
Views: 8371

RE: ERJs And CRJs Over Worked?

If we are talking just about the basic design of the CRJ-100 & -200, then yes, they are overworked. And underpowered. And inefficient. And crowded, cramped, and uncomfortable. And doing jobs they were NEVER intended to do. The basic design of the original CRJ was for a small capacity private jet. Si...

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