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by mayor
Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tankering Fuel In The Modern Era
Replies: 15
Views: 16699

RE: Tankering Fuel In The Modern Era

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by mayor
Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tankering Fuel In The Modern Era
Replies: 15
Views: 16699

RE: Tankering Fuel In The Modern Era

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by mayor
Sun Apr 20, 2008 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines You Would Like To Have Gone
Replies: 44
Views: 6199

RE: Airlines You Would Like To Have Gone

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by mayor
Sun Apr 20, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

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by mayor
Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

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by mayor
Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

Right after I first started in '71, this was the fleet (post NE merger): Fairchild <acronym title="Futura International Airlines (Spain)">FH</acronym>-227 DC-9-14/32 CV880 DC-8-33/51/61 B-727-95/295 (all from NE) B-747 For awhile, we had the 747, DC-10 and Tristar operating at the same time, but not...

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by mayor
Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

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by mayor
Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Is Your Common A/c?
Replies: 52
Views: 4771

RE: Which Is Your Common A/c?

Please feel sorry for me. Considering that most of my travel, over the last three years, has been from Arkansas to <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>, it's been all CRJ-200's. Actually, the Brasilia I took lately, from <acronym title="Salt Lake Cit...

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by mayor
Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

quote=KPWM,reply=11]I've taken many <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> flights. In my experience they just don't compare to that of <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> or some LCC's like <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>. They are a good airline, bu...

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by mayor
Tue Apr 15, 2008 3:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

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by mayor
Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

RE: Delta Fans

BTW, you can probably tell where I stand. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> put food on my table for over 33 years and it was a great time. Even though I'm probably a company man, for the most part, I don't hesitate to critisize them when necessary. There are times when I'm sitting...

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by mayor
Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Fans
Replies: 40
Views: 2959

Delta Fans

Since I'm relatively new on here, I'd like to see a list of who likes <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> and who doesn't. You know, just to make it easier on who I should line up with.  <img border=0 src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" border=0>  It seems that everyone ...

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by mayor
Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

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by mayor
Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

The transporters we had were to fit either <acronym title="Air Hong Kong (China) and Linea Turistica Aerotuy (Venezuela)">LD</acronym>-3's or -2's. When you put on <acronym title="Air Hong Kong (China) and Linea Turistica Aerotuy (Venezuela)">LD</acronym>-2's, you had to pull up the lock so it would...

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by mayor
Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

I suspect the can was sitting on the transporter but sometimes, thru neglect or otherwise, the locks to hold it on the transporter either weren't in place or were too loose.

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by mayor
Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

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by mayor
Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

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by mayor
Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On
Replies: 150
Views: 11215

RE: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On

Forgot to add in

WESTERN
AIR FRANCE

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by mayor
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AME/Ramp Crew Scheduling
Replies: 6
Views: 4229

RE: AME/Ramp Crew Scheduling

At DELTA, we bid for our shifts, depending on our seniority, every 6 months. When I first started with <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, we had a 28 day, rotating shift. You worked 6 days...

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by mayor
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Loading Cans On Narrow Bodied Aircraft
Replies: 1
Views: 3040

RE: Loading Cans On Narrow Bodied Aircraft

Well, the cans that <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym> used, LDW's, were much smaller than an <acronym title="Air Hong Kong (China) and Linea Turistica Aerotuy (Venezuela)">LD</acronym>-3....perhaps 1/3 of the size. If I'm not mistaken, the 757 was originally supposed to have...

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by mayor
Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

I worked with a guy in <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> that wrecked three of those in one day at <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym>. He was just a terrible dri...

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by mayor
Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

Speaking of bag stackers, right after the <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>/WA merger, we dispatched a 727 to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> and the ramp agent came in and gave me the load. I guess he didn't understand t...

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by mayor
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

Just thought of another one. When I was a load planner at <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>, I came in one morning and the supervisor asked me to double check the figures from the night before. The computer had gone down that night and they had to...

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by mayor
Wed Mar 26, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hub Ops: Why Banked Arrivals And Departures?
Replies: 7
Views: 4362

RE: Hub Ops: Why Banked Arrivals And Departures?

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by mayor
Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16597

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

Where to start.....I've done so many that I don't even have to relate what anyone else did. 1. At <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> we used to park the inbound freight at the end of the concourse (H at the time) between H10B and H11B. I was pu...

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by mayor
Wed Mar 26, 2008 2:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On
Replies: 150
Views: 11215

RE: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On

Deleted to add to list above.

[Edited 2008-03-26 07:34:52]

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by mayor
Wed Mar 26, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Flights Done In 2008 So Far?
Replies: 69
Views: 8565

RE: Your Flights Done In 2008 So Far?

None so far this year but on Monday, March 31 it will be <acronym title="Tulsa - International (Municipal) (TUL / KTUL), USA - Oklahoma">TUL</acronym>-<acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym>.....SKYWEST/CRJ-200 <acronym title="Salt Lake City - Internati...

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by mayor
Wed Mar 26, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On
Replies: 150
Views: 11215

RE: Which Airlines Have You Travelled On

Lets see.....obviously, because I worked for Delta, they will be at the top of the list....the rest are in no particular order.. DELTA DELTA CONNECTION FINNAIR SABENA UNITED AMERICAN AUSTRIAN SWISSAIR ALASKAN WORLD AIRWAYS VIRGIN AIR FRANCE RYANAIR <acronym title="Sochi - Adler (AER / URSS), Russia"...

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by mayor
Sat Mar 22, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Milk Runs
Replies: 22
Views: 3471

RE: Milk Runs

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by mayor
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Many Luggage Tags Do You Put On Your Luggage?
Replies: 29
Views: 20753

RE: How Many Luggage Tags Do You Put On Your Lugga

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by mayor
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Milk Runs
Replies: 22
Views: 3471

RE: Milk Runs

As I recall, in <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> before we merged with <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym>, we had an evening flight that went <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virginia...

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by mayor
Wed Mar 19, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Milk Runs
Replies: 22
Views: 3471

RE: Milk Runs

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by mayor
Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Milk Runs
Replies: 22
Views: 3471

Milk Runs

What is the most extensive milk run you've seen.....same a/c, same flight number? We had one at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, after the NE merger that went <acronym title="Little Rock - National / Adams Field (Regional) (LIT / KLIT), USA ...

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by mayor
Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Ice Road Truckers This Season
Replies: 35
Views: 10418

RE: No Ice Road Truckers This Season

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by mayor
Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Ice Road Truckers This Season
Replies: 35
Views: 10418

RE: No Ice Road Truckers This Season

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by mayor
Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Ice Road Truckers This Season
Replies: 35
Views: 10418

RE: No Ice Road Truckers This Season

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by mayor
Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Ice Road Truckers This Season
Replies: 35
Views: 10418

RE: No Ice Road Truckers This Season

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by mayor
Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Language Do You Speak?
Replies: 96
Views: 3661

RE: What Language Do You Speak?

American English and just enough of German and Greek to probably get me in trouble. My wife is 2nd generation Greek-American and only remembers a few words. Her mother quit teaching her when she heard about Uncle George failing school because he didn't speek English very well.....Only Greek and she ...

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by mayor
Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Child Behaviour - Advice Needed
Replies: 23
Views: 3152

RE: Child Behaviour - Advice Needed

It's been too far in the past for me to give any relevant recommendations. I only had to spank (lightly, I might add) my daughter once and it was for lying to me. She had flushed my contacts down the toilet and then lied about what happened to them. She's now almost 30 with a 2 year old of her own a...

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by mayor
Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wedding Music Recommendations For Sister's Wedding
Replies: 5
Views: 2599

RE: Wedding Music Recommendations For Sister's Wedding

How about "At Last", either the original by Etta James or the Celine Dion version?

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by mayor
Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Short Wave Radio
Replies: 18
Views: 2131

RE: Short Wave Radio

I still have my Dad's Zenith shortwave radio. Heavier than hell (it takes at least 8 D cells) but it still works fine. I haven't had it out in awhile but last time I did, it was difficult to find the stations. The book that came with it was from the late 50's, so most of those stations are long gone.

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by mayor
Fri Mar 14, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job Application
Replies: 1
Views: 1392

Job Application

THIS <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> <acronym title="Ansett Australia">AN</acronym> APPLICATION <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> DELTA AIRLINES GATE/TICKET COUNTER/ RAMP/BAGGAGE SERVICES..... DOESN'T MA...

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