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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 29, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern To Calcutta With CRJ
Replies: 14
Views: 7287

RE: China Eastern To Calcutta With CRJ

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by PanAm747
Sun Oct 28, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ's May Have To Be Grounded Due To Crew Shortage
Replies: 36
Views: 11399

RE: CRJ's May Have To Be Grounded Due To Crew Shortage

Okay, I can't resist joining in on this topic, so I'll begin by quoting Strother Martin: <b>"What we have here...is failure to communicate!!</b> We have a completely broken transportation system in the United States, and our "failure to communicate" with all interested parties has led us to a point ...

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by PanAm747
Sat Oct 27, 2007 3:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ugliest Airliners?
Replies: 23
Views: 33065

RE: Ugliest Airliners?

I'm not sure if "ugly" is the right word for an airliner...remember that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder". However, here are some of my votes for the "Most Visually Displeasing": The VFW 614: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL,...

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by PanAm747
Sat Oct 27, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hilarious Flight Attendant
Replies: 50
Views: 16643

RE: Hilarious Flight Attendant

On the fourth of July last year, my partner and I were flying Frontier from <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> to <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindb...

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by PanAm747
Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Chairman Brands Heathrow "Appalling"
Replies: 71
Views: 11583

RE: Qantas Chairman Brands Heathrow "Appalling"

I have to add this interesting story: A friend of mine is so excited about his upcoming trip to Germany. He explained that he got a GREAT deal on airfare from <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> to Berlin. Me: "So, what airline ar...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX To BFL Soon?
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

RE: QX To BFL Soon?

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Return Of The Tri-jets?
Replies: 30
Views: 21735

RE: Return Of The Tri-jets?

With the increased thrust capability of modern engines, the days of tri-jets is long gone. The added thrust of the third engine is not only not needed, but is overruled by the added weight, complexity, and servicing logistics (such as reaching up to it!!). As an example, look at the 777 and A330 - i...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern California Aviation Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 5366

RE: Northern California Aviation Thread

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern California Aviation Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 5366

Northern California Aviation Thread

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/3669769/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eneral_aviation/read.main/3669769/</a> I've got a thread going about <acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym> airpo...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX To BFL Soon?
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

RE: QX To BFL Soon?

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Than 755,000 Names On Terror Watch List!?
Replies: 12
Views: 2888

RE: More Than 755,000 Names On Terror Watch List!?

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Passengers On A Commercial Flight
Replies: 6
Views: 3629

RE: Most Passengers On A Commercial Flight

I quote this information from MacArthur Job's "Air Disaster, Volume Two", in reference to the Japan Air Lines 747SR crash in 1985: <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E sol...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dumbest Things Heard From Passengers
Replies: 191
Views: 21511

RE: Dumbest Things Heard From Passengers

I heard this from the people behind me at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> after clearing security: "How the hell were we supposed to know we had to remove our shoes?" I am now completely and totally convince...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX To BFL Soon?
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

RE: QX To BFL Soon?

Bob, what website did you use for city pairs information? This is all I could find on the web: paxdata.airlineempires.net/topcities.php?origin=<acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym> I cannot post a direct link as every time I do the a.net computer a...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX To BFL Soon?
Replies: 16
Views: 2552

QX To BFL Soon?

<a href="http://www.meadowsfield.com/NewsLetterSept07.pdf" target=_blank>http://www.meadowsfield.com/NewsLetterSept07.pdf</a> The most recent newsletter on <acronym title="Bakersfield - Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL), USA - California">BFL</acronym>'s Meadows Field airport. With the addition of <acronym...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of "dead" Airports
Replies: 91
Views: 47463

RE: Pictures Of "dead" Airports

<a href="http://www.airchive.com/SITE%20PAGES/PLANE-DIA.html" target=_blank>http://www.airchive.com/SITE%20PAGES/PLANE-DIA.html</a> Some pictures of the new Denver International Airport as well as Stapleton just after it closed. Also, if you google map and satellite Denver, Colorado, you will find t...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 747 Super Rainmaker In Socal?
Replies: 71
Views: 10848

RE: Why No 747 Super Rainmaker In Socal?

There has been video of the DC-10 in action up in the L.A. area. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osCF0c4IcA4" target=_blank>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osCF0c4IcA4</a> Here's the 747 Evergreen International tanker: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gedNufZSXM" target=_blank>http://...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 23, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Looks To "charge" Orange County Passengers
Replies: 51
Views: 8742

RE: LAX Looks To "charge" Orange County Passengers

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Do You "Identify" Your Luggage?
Replies: 25
Views: 11654

How Do You "Identify" Your Luggage?

In reference to this thread in the Civil Aviation section: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/3667123" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions...general_aviation/read.main/3667123</a> What do you do to your bags to "uglify" or "identify" your luggage?...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airport Is The Worst For Aborted Landings?
Replies: 10
Views: 9264

RE: Which Airport Is The Worst For Aborted Landing

Not the worst, but the most predictable - for the ten days out of the year when fog closes <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>, it is fascinating to watch the never-ending line of aborted landings as the pilot decides to do a go-a...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: That's My Luggage!
Replies: 61
Views: 14641

RE: That's My Luggage!

Make your bag as distinctive as possible. "Uglify" it as much as possible. When mom flew into <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> on Sunday, arriving at the commuter terminal, there was a seemingly never-ending parade of black rec...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South California Fires/Evacs...
Replies: 21
Views: 2547

RE: South California Fires/Evacs...

I put my mom on a <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> bound <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 757 this morning and she arrived just fine. Oddly enough, her connecting flight was almost delayed due to thunderstorms... I have...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 747 Super Rainmaker In Socal?
Replies: 71
Views: 10848

RE: Why No 747 Super Rainmaker In Socal?

Because the federal government has said, in effect, "prove that it will NOT suffer structural failure". After a couple of horrible accidents involving poorly maintained airplanes, planes cannot be used to fight a fire <i>on federal land</i> unless they are completely failsafe. If the fire is on stat...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Ending LAX To SNA And ONT?
Replies: 29
Views: 7515

RE: United Express Ending LAX To SNA And ONT?

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Ending LAX To SNA And ONT?
Replies: 29
Views: 7515

RE: United Express Ending LAX To SNA And ONT?

For the business traveller, the business will pay for a short hop route - that is generally what these planes are filled with. American Eagle is a shell of what it used to be in California - <acronym title="Santa Barbara - Municipal (SBA / KSBA), USA - California">SBA</acronym>, <acronym title="Mont...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Looks To "charge" Orange County Passengers
Replies: 51
Views: 8742

RE: LAX Looks To "charge" Orange County Passengers

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 19, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Summer For Pax, Great Summer For Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 2659

RE: Worst Summer For Pax, Great Summer For Airlines

This article was great for laughs!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/rotfl.gif" alt="rotfl" border=0>  <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-l...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 19, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Screeners Miss 75 Percent Of Fake Bombs
Replies: 17
Views: 2793

RE: LAX Screeners Miss 75 Percent Of Fake Bombs

On NBC's "Today" show this morning, they showed what kind of "fake bombs" they were trying to smuggle through - <i>pieces of sophisticated equipment disassembled and unidentified.</i> Nothing even remotely approaching what D.O. Guerrero supposedly smuggled onto Trans Global Airlines flight #2 to Rom...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 19, 2007 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Screeners Miss 75 Percent Of Fake Bombs
Replies: 17
Views: 2793

RE: LAX Screeners Miss 75 Percent Of Fake Bombs

Ironic, isn't it? Recently, there was a thread here about someone "inconvenienced" by <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> who didn't know what certain tools were. While the poster was quite forgiving, the concensus seemed to be that <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Sh...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Restaurants With Great Plane Spotting
Replies: 27
Views: 9878

RE: Restaurants With Great Plane Spotting

If you get the chance, have lunch or dinner outdoors at The Prado restaurant in San Diego: <a href="http://www.cohnrestaurants.com/cohn/cohnrestaurants/pradocorp.pdf" target=_blank>http://www.cohnrestaurants.com/cohn/cohnrestaurants/pradocorp.pdf</a> DEFINITELY get a table outside...the outdoor pati...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 18, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Airline Killed My Dog
Replies: 142
Views: 19837

RE: The Airline Killed My Dog

I am very deeply sorry for your loss. There is nothing more traumatic than losing a loved one in the family, whether it is a person or a pet - they are all loved. Having said that, I will point out that while six dogs of one certain breed dying in six months is quite statistically significant, one w...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 17, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Heathrow For Real?
Replies: 76
Views: 14674

RE: Is Heathrow For Real?

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/135274/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/135274/</a> In the "Polls & Preferences" section. <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>'s only benefit i...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pittsburgh: Death Of An Airline Hub
Replies: 84
Views: 11176

RE: Pittsburgh: Death Of An Airline Hub

Here's <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym>'s problem - to effectively operate a hub, there MUST be significant amounts of O&D passengers, not just connections. Unfortunately, Pittsburgh is not a city where companies are rush...

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Agents: Are They Bored Or Paranoid?
Replies: 17
Views: 2991

RE: TSA Agents: Are They Bored Or Paranoid?

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by PanAm747
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP To Pay $130 Million More For Noise Abatement
Replies: 18
Views: 4009

RE: MSP To Pay $130 Million More For Noise Abatement

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines/Airplanes You've Been On
Replies: 65
Views: 11584

RE: Airlines/Airplanes You've Been On

By manufacturer with the airline(s) following: Convair CV580 - Frontier (the old version) Boeing 707 - TWA Boeing 727-100 - United Boeing 727-200 - United, American, Mexicana Boeing 737-200 - United, Aloha Boeing 737-3/4/5 - United, Southwest, Delta (ex-Western aircraft), USAirways, America West Boe...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAN Apparently Adopts Incentive Program
Replies: 62
Views: 3310

RE: SAN Apparently Adopts Incentive Program

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQA380's Capt. Ting: A380 Created By God
Replies: 77
Views: 24757

RE: SQA380's Capt. Ting: A380 Created By God

Well, I would certainly say then, in agreeing with Captain Ting, that God has been busy: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1233696/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/123369...

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian F/A Surprise Iran Leaders On Putins Visit
Replies: 50
Views: 14111

RE: Russian F/A Surprise Iran Leaders On Putins Visit

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by PanAm747
Tue Oct 16, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Wants Canadian Passenger Manifests
Replies: 35
Views: 3991

RE: US Wants Canadian Passenger Manifests

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the farce of the "no-fly list". Regardless of your point of view as to whether having all that information is a good thing or a bad thing, the federal government's total incompetence to accept and deal with the fact that more than one person can have a name that ha...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Fedex Turnaround And Reconsider A380F?
Replies: 13
Views: 5330

RE: Will Fedex Turnaround And Reconsider A380F?

It is very possible - remember what happened to the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11? Its operating economics forced it for the most part into early retirement as a passenger plane, but it is finding new life as a cargo liner. The same <b>could</b> be true with the A380 - given the sc...

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by PanAm747
Mon Oct 15, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New FAA Brainstorm
Replies: 58
Views: 3647

RE: New FAA Brainstorm

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by PanAm747
Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Only NWA In Manila?
Replies: 23
Views: 7056

RE: Why Only NWA In Manila?

Manila and the Philippines in general is not as high-yield as the rest of Asia. The majority of passengers are are VFR, and Philippine Airlines has a good lock on the market for most travellers. <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> has served <acronym title="Manila - Ninoy Aquino I...

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by PanAm747
Sun Oct 14, 2007 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beware Of Air Asia
Replies: 69
Views: 14560

RE: Beware Of Air Asia

Welcome to the wonderful supportive world of a.net. Remember that moment on the movie "Airplane!" where the Point-Counterpoint debate where the man says, "Shaina...they bought their tickets...they knew what they were getting into...I say, let 'em crash!!"...I always thought that kind of attitude was...

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by PanAm747
Sat Oct 13, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest To Acquire 22 Additional RJ's
Replies: 48
Views: 7102

RE: SkyWest To Acquire 22 Additional RJ's

I would hope that the additional <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>'s are there to <b>replace</b> the -200's, not to supplement them. It has been discussed here at a.net, ad nauseum  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/vomit.gif" alt="vomit" border=0>  , that the performance...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N.Y. Girdlock
Replies: 11
Views: 1928

RE: N.Y. Girdlock

There are MULTIPLE issues that need to be addressed in this, and <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> parties need to be involved: <LI>A complete redesign of the airspace along the U.S. east coast must occur before anything else. It is ...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Security Check Points Stay Open 24hrs?
Replies: 21
Views: 3309

RE: Do Security Check Points Stay Open 24hrs?

In San Diego, the checkpoints are closed after the last flights of the night are boarding. They are officially closed completely after 11:30 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym>, but the secured areas are patrolled until after the last flight of the night arrives, a VERY late night arri...

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by PanAm747
Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large Planes In SAN And Profitability
Replies: 7
Views: 3665

RE: Large Planes In SAN And Profitability

FedEx acquired these DC-10's at a GREATLY reduced price compared with a new 777. Much like the eternal threads about <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>'s DC-9's, the fact that they are paid for helps tremendously, as does the fact that they are durable, they don't fly five and si...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 11, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Big Announcement 10/12
Replies: 110
Views: 26729

RE: AA Big Announcement 10/12

Okay, not to rain on anyone's <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> parade, but exactly how much "expansion" can <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> t...

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by PanAm747
Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Vs Russian Airliners.
Replies: 2
Views: 2515

RE: American Vs Russian Airliners.

<a href="http://aviation-safety.net/database/" target=_blank>http://aviation-safety.net/database/</a> Here you can scan for accidents by country and by type of airplane. Virtually all makes and models are listed. With ANY crash, there are always a multitude of reasons why the accident happened - eve...

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