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by September11
Wed May 26, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 191 25th Anniversary
Replies: 42
Views: 6027

RE: AA 191 25th Anniversary

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by September11
Wed May 26, 2004 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of The 757
Replies: 34
Views: 4929

RE: Future Of The 757

757s will never stop flying even if they are covered with snow <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/507147/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/507147/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/7/4/1/507147.j...

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by September11
Wed May 26, 2004 12:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Is Your Next Flight?
Replies: 57
Views: 5638

RE: When Is Your Next Flight?

Thursday June 3 <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Palm Springs - International (Regional / Municipal) (PSP / KPSP), USA - Californ...

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Code
Replies: 89
Views: 9048

RE: Airport Code

DIA -- not an airport code? interesting thanks for noting that

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Code
Replies: 89
Views: 9048

RE: Airport Code

DIA -- new airport code for Denver International Airport

DEN is old airport.

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Black Boxes On Sept. 11th Planes?
Replies: 12
Views: 4678

RE: Black Boxes On Sept. 11th Planes?

... black boxes come in bright orange color... to enhance its location in most airline crashes.

... a right engine went through the south tower and landed near intersection of streets in NYC.

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not Many DC9's In Europe?
Replies: 22
Views: 4932

RE: Why Not Many DC9's In Europe?

Why Not Many 727s in Europe -- same concept

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Advertizing
Replies: 1
Views: 1058

RE: America West Advertizing

I agree - great idea! I am sure that other airlines will try similiar ideas. Talk about in-flight marketing.

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Differences In Cabins Between Today And Yesteryear
Replies: 5
Views: 2704

RE: Differences In Cabins Between Today And Yesteryear

20 years ago: smoke-filled cabins  Smokin cool

Today: smoke-free cabins  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Code
Replies: 89
Views: 9048

RE: Airport Code

that's what I thought -- airport code never changes.. but Washington National Airport changed its airport NAME to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia">DCA</acronym> stays the same just an interesting note

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by September11
Tue May 25, 2004 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Code
Replies: 89
Views: 9048

RE: Airport Code

I agree that <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> are nice codes. Hartford - <acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfie...

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Code
Replies: 89
Views: 9048

Airport Code

I recall one changing its airport code - from FMY to <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW / KRSW), USA - Florida">RSW</acronym> (Ft. Myers, Florida). I have always been fascinated with airport codes. <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD),...

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Profitability
Replies: 6
Views: 1686

RE: Southwest's Profitability

30 years... amen, Herbert Kelleher & Southwest Airlines

their FOCUS, to me, is very impressive

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 11:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX Members..where Do You Work?
Replies: 5
Views: 3190

RE: LAX Members..where Do You Work?

LAX - Los Angeles International Airport - the best airport place to work!

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emergency Landing In IND
Replies: 7
Views: 2838

RE: Emergency Landing In IND

a scheduled REGIONAL jet from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> to <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym> or STL-EWR! I find that hard to believe. <br><br>[Edited 2004-05-24 15...

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much Do Pilots Get Paid?
Replies: 19
Views: 149466

RE: How Much Do Pilots Get Paid?

airline pilots ... statisically speaking, average pay is $100,000. in my humble opinion.

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-80 Why Do You Hate?
Replies: 82
Views: 12542

RE: AA MD-80 Why Do You Hate?

Long live AA M82, M83!!!!

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Memorable/Worst TWA Moment?
Replies: 6
Views: 1885

RE: Memorable/Worst TWA Moment?

My best memory: watching TWA planes take off and land at Lambert St. Louis International Airport. and the <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym>'s dome "arch" of TWA ticketing counter. Worst memory: TWA name disappearing (now I never g...

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 10:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Is Your Next Flight?
Replies: 57
Views: 5638

RE: When Is Your Next Flight?

I am ticketed on May 27 <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="Palm Springs - Int...

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's 757s From TWA
Replies: 21
Views: 3514

RE: AA's 757s From TWA

and I know that <acronym title="TWA Transworld Airlines (USA)">TW</acronym> and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 757 have different cabin pattern. I wonder if flight attendant 757 manuels are updated - for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 757 and <acronym ti...

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by September11
Mon May 24, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Upgrades TWA MD-80s
Replies: 9
Views: 3903

RE: AA Upgrades TWA MD-80s

I think I saw A.net pictures of AA M83 (ex-TW M83) parked in the desert.

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by September11
Sat May 22, 2004 1:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite TWA Aircraft And Route
Replies: 21
Views: 4152

RE: Favorite TWA Aircraft And Route

Thanks KEno -- I'll see if this topic moves or not. I am fairly new to this forum. Next time I will be careful. Thanks again

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by September11
Sat May 22, 2004 1:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite TWA Aircraft And Route
Replies: 21
Views: 4152

Favorite TWA Aircraft And Route

Post your favorite TWA aircraft and route here... and tell us what you remember most about it. 727-200 <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym...

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by September11
Sat May 22, 2004 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP's New Transcon Point-To-Points
Replies: 10
Views: 3112

RE: HP's New Transcon Point-To-Points

It is true that HP wants LAX to be their hub or mini-hub... so they are trying out different long haul flights from there.

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by September11
Sat May 22, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest In Hawaii
Replies: 12
Views: 3032

RE: Southwest In Hawaii

Southwest Airlines flying to Hawaii !!!! nice imagination to have ...

One thing I can argue - plenty of leisure passengers on Hawaii flights. Southwest loves leisure passengers.

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by September11
Sat May 22, 2004 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Flew EA?
Replies: 44
Views: 3955

RE: Has Anyone Flew EA?

Delta got most of Eastern L-1011s. Some DC-9-51s went to TWA. (anyone remember TWA trying to establish mini-hub at ATL -- huge failure!)

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by September11
Sat May 22, 2004 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Flew EA?
Replies: 44
Views: 3955

RE: Has Anyone Flew EA?

Eastern Airlines' bankruptcy trustee Martin R. Shugrue, Jr. pulled the plug on Friday, January 19, 1991 at around 4:30 pm. In the morning of January 20, 1991 all Eastern planes were ordered to park.

[Edited 2004-05-21 17:24:37]

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2502

RE: NWA Question

Ask NWA employees to look up in the computer -- but -- would it be nice for us to find out aircraft # on airline internets? I do not think they will ever do to that since aircraft change happen too often.

[Edited 2004-05-21 16:09:52]

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Wins OAG Airline Of The Year
Replies: 3
Views: 4135

RE: CO Wins OAG Airline Of The Year

When will American Airlines win OAG Airline of the Year?

Why did not Southwest Airlines win OAG Airline of the Year?

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bad Paint Jobs
Replies: 24
Views: 4005

RE: Bad Paint Jobs

I prefer flying on jetliners in need of re-painting... it's fun to look at jets with paints peeled off. it shows how hard flying the jets been through in the air. Big grin

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Flew EA?
Replies: 44
Views: 3955

RE: Has Anyone Flew EA?

Eastern Airlines halted flights but still exist as a company. I think 2 or 3 people still working for EA in courts.

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Flew EA?
Replies: 44
Views: 3955

RE: Has Anyone Flew EA?

the real estate of Eastern Airlines is still alive, in fact

bankruptcy proceedings still going on -- liquidation not over, yet I believe ... so the name rights of Eastern Air Lines, Inc. is still owned by the real estate of EAL

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Strobe On UA 737 At PIT
Replies: 6
Views: 4133

RE: No Strobe On UA 737 At PIT

day light time or night time? if it happened during night (dark) time, it could be a serious mistake

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is Frank Lorenzo?
Replies: 17
Views: 3035

Where Is Frank Lorenzo?

I know that Francisco Anthony Lorenzo has been barred from starting up a new airline in court years ago...

just a small note - he grew up by LaGuardia airport...

Where is he now??? He has not been in the airline news lately! He must have a different career now?

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bwi Is Boring..lol
Replies: 17
Views: 1940

RE: Bwi Is Boring..lol

BWI has a nice cute "in-house" airport museum ... 2nd level above ticketing level Not a boring airport --- I would say that an airport with only 10 departures/day is BORING... how many flights a day does <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland...

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have AA ever operated 747s?
Replies: 77
Views: 12471

Have AA ever operated 747s?

Eastern once operated 747s that was leased to AA and then gave back the 747s to EA

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Flight Attendants Begin Protests
Replies: 89
Views: 8280

RE: AirTran Flight Attendants Begin Protests

I am sure that some of AirTran Flight Attendants are ex-Eastern Airlines flight attendants... if so, they're experienced at strike/picket issues

Eastern > ValuJet > AirTran

Joe Leonard .....

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NG's Transatlantic For Continental?
Replies: 69
Views: 7963

RE: 737NG's Transatlantic For Continental?

I honestly don't know .... just that I never thought of a 737NG going for transatlantic flight ... now that I believe it .... in the past only wide-body jets -- and they are leaning towards single-aisle jets ... lol now why do you ask me?<br><br>[Edited 2004-05-20 21:25:08]<br><br>[Edited 2004-05-20...

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NG's Transatlantic For Continental?
Replies: 69
Views: 7963

RE: 737NG's Transatlantic For Continental?

if Continental does this, Southwest would then order 737NG and use them for transatlantic flights, perhaps from BWI .... $99 one way



[Edited 2004-05-20 20:51:49]

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NG's Transatlantic For Continental?
Replies: 69
Views: 7963

RE: 737NG's Transatlantic For Continental?

LOL! I would be sad to fly on a 737 transatlantic!

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest MD-80 Flight Time
Replies: 39
Views: 10471

Longest MD-80 Flight Time

AA flew <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80s on its <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>/<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> route (nonstop!) That was a long flight on a...

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX,SNA And LGB Spotting
Replies: 27
Views: 4543

RE: LAX,SNA And LGB Spotting

I always thought it would be cool to live in house just by SAN airport. And relax and spot airliners. House sitting right there on a hill nearby runway....

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Problems With The HP Plane In PHX Today
Replies: 8
Views: 5051

RE: Problems With The HP Plane In PHX Today

Can soda cans be used as a weapon to hijack airliners? Convert soda can to sharp blade object ... tough concept???

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anyone Get License Without Real Flying
Replies: 11
Views: 2973

RE: Can Anyone Get License Without Real Flying

I was invited to try out a Eastern Airlines 727 simulator at their <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> base. As a courtesy. I had no previous piloting experience. I took off the 727 with help. Not bad take off but it felt so heavy on me. Then I was left a...

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Runways At MDW
Replies: 48
Views: 8797

RE: Short Runways At MDW

When I landed in MDW for the first time, it reminded me of DCA's runway.

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Grants US Airways FLL-CUN; Denies IAD/BWI-CUN
Replies: 4
Views: 3883

RE: DOT Grants US Airways FLL-CUN; Denies IAD/BWI-CUN

I would not mind working for Department of Transportation and deny/grant routes ... sounds like a fun job. Talk about power over routing requests.

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Flight Attendants Overpaid?
Replies: 121
Views: 13101

RE: Are Flight Attendants Overpaid?

most Flight Attendants have very high need of attention. They just want to fly, get attention, and get pay. I say their pay is accurate. Hence their free stay at nice hotels.

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Could Add Another City In 2005
Replies: 123
Views: 8216

RE: Southwest Could Add Another City In 2005

Palm Springs, California (<acronym title="Palm Springs - International (Regional / Municipal) (PSP / KPSP), USA - California">PSP</acronym>) would be a great city for Southwest Airlines. If they start <acronym title="Palm Springs - International (Regional / Municipal) (PSP / KPSP), USA - California"...

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by September11
Fri May 21, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Flew EA?
Replies: 44
Views: 3955

RE: Has Anyone Flew EA?

I flew on Eastern Airlines! Gold OnePass member ... Eastern Airlines planes were nice and classic - my favorite: DC-9-51s (galleries up front and in the back). Atlanta was a perfect hub for Eastern. I had the pleasure of flying on Eastern DC-10 to Buenos Aires via Rio de Janeiro from Miami and back....

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