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by N863DA
Sat Nov 01, 2003 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Can I Buy A Pre Pay Cellphone In The US?
Replies: 19
Views: 3541

RE: Where Can I Buy A Pre Pay Cellphone In The US?

Silverfox, I am also very familiar with Floridian cellular systems; I have lived in multiple places in the state, from the Urban peninsula to my hometown in the Panhandle. Tell me where you're going in <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym>, and I will tell you what national service providers e...

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by N863DA
Sat Nov 01, 2003 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Can I Buy A Pre Pay Cellphone In The US?
Replies: 19
Views: 3541

RE: Where Can I Buy A Pre Pay Cellphone In The US?

Silverfox, No, you're missing my point. It's not that SIM cards are a different size, shape, or that the GSM frequency is different (which is true, but can be overcome by the fact you have a triband phone). The issue in the US is that not all networks use GSM. Period. It's like trying to put Mac sof...

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by N863DA
Thu Oct 30, 2003 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Can I Buy A Pre Pay Cellphone In The US?
Replies: 19
Views: 3541

RE: Where Can I Buy A Pre Pay Cellphone In The US?

Silverfox, Bear in mind that, unlike in the UK, not all US cellular networks are compatible. The only prepaid services mentioned above that are GSM services are Go-Phone (AT&T <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym>) and T-Mobile Pre-Pay. TracFone uses CDMA (completely different) and Virgin M...

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by N863DA
Wed Oct 29, 2003 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rummy Wants "New Agency"
Replies: 30
Views: 1766

RE: Rummy Wants "New Agency"

777236ER said it best; doubleplusgood.

Maybe we could call it the Ministry of Truth, and then shorten it, to Minitru, for short?

This will prevent potential unpersons from committing crimethink.

As 777236ER said once again - doubleplusgood news!

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by N863DA
Sun Oct 19, 2003 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash: PanAm 747 Blown In Desert
Replies: 6
Views: 4538

RE: Crash: PanAm 747 Blown In Desert

For what it's worth, there were also three other aircraft hijacked on that day, including a TWA 707, BOAC <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10, and a Swissair DC-8. Each was headed in various directions; the <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10 from Bahrain to B...

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by N863DA
Tue Oct 07, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trivia- name the airport
Replies: 36
Views: 4555

RE: Trivia- Name The Airport

ANCHORAGE...

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by N863DA
Sat Sep 20, 2003 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Says CO Sucks!
Replies: 24
Views: 5238

RE: UA Says CO Sucks!

Look at the code in the link. Change the word, "Continental" in the code to anything you want, and it will change the title of the page to that word which you change. Thus, it's <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> in the HTML... nothin...

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by N863DA
Thu Sep 04, 2003 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Skylights In Airplanes?
Replies: 29
Views: 7725

RE: Why No Skylights In Airplanes?

RE: DFWCapt and the film, "No Highway In the Sky"... The book was written in 1948 - a year before the Comet first flew, and the film was made in 1951 - a year before G-ALYP made its first commercial flight. The novel and film are both prophetic, but they were not based on Comet experiences, since th...

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by N863DA
Mon Sep 01, 2003 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Languages That Don't Have Curse Words?
Replies: 5
Views: 3394

RE: Any Languages That Don't Have Curse Words?

Esperanto? I'm just guessing, but I'm figuring that people didn't take the time to come up with curses for this constructed language?

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by N863DA
Sat Aug 30, 2003 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA JFK-PERvv
Replies: 10
Views: 2127

RE: SAA JFK-PERvv

I flew the <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> trip about two or three years ago. Let me tell you... once you reach Jo'burg and you have a long lay...

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by N863DA
Fri Aug 29, 2003 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Need Help On Buying A New Cell Phone
Replies: 15
Views: 3179

RE: I Need Help On Buying A New Cell Phone

RE: GSM in the US; GSM systems are in place in the US (T-Mobile is entirely GSM, whilst <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym>&T and Cingular are slowly going GSM in certain markets) but there are also four other systems, namely Analog (AMPS), CDMA, TDMA and iDEN (Nextel). GSM syste...

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by N863DA
Thu Aug 28, 2003 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS10 August 26th
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

RE: VS10 August 26th

VS10 aka CO8230 was operated last night using an Airbus A340-300.
As per the Continental Airlines website.

Hope this helps.

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by N863DA
Fri Aug 15, 2003 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Digitally Enhanced Airliners Website Is Now Up
Replies: 16
Views: 5010

RE: The Digitally Enhanced Airliners Website Is Now Up

Incidentally, I think Delta want their plane back. Haha.

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by N863DA
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Few Facts Of Life...
Replies: 21
Views: 2330

RE: A Few Facts Of Life...

Speaking of the Facts of Life....

"You take the Good, You take the bad;
You take them both and then you have:
The Facts of Life! The Facts of Life!"

I thought that was what this threat was about!  Smile

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by N863DA
Thu Aug 14, 2003 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Not Fly Lists
Replies: 37
Views: 5118

RE: Do Not Fly Lists

Incidentally, Cmckeithen, I'm also a very politically right-wing individual, myself. You presume that I liked Clinton, or that you know anything about my political opinions. You're way off with your political assumptions. Incidentally, your idea is nothing new; the <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan...

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by N863DA
Wed Aug 13, 2003 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Not Fly Lists
Replies: 37
Views: 5118

RE: Do Not Fly Lists

If we're so secure, Cmckeithen, does that mean that we can now have our freedoms and liberties BACK? It would be so nice. However, as UA777Lover pointed out, once we give up those freedoms, we never get them back. Cmckeithen, it would seem, however, as Jhooper stated, that you have fallen hook, line...

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by N863DA
Tue Aug 12, 2003 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Cell Phones Really Interfere With The Flight
Replies: 57
Views: 8731

RE: Do Cell Phones Really Interfere With The Flight

Just to reaffirm many voices on here; I'm not an expert on electronics of this nature (although I do know a fair bit about cell phone technology, but not to this degree), but a lot of evidence has been suggested here to strongly deter the use of cellular phones in airplanes. However, with that said,...

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by N863DA
Mon Aug 11, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Schools (w/College Degrees)
Replies: 47
Views: 5983

RE: Flight Schools (w/College Degrees)

OK.... As someone who's lived in Daytona Beach for years, I can comfortably say that living in Daytona Beach is NOT a plus. Lord knows I love Florida - I was born and raised here - but Daytona Beach is just a law unto itself. As far as Riddle goes, I'm in the middle of my second degree from there; p...

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by N863DA
Sat Aug 09, 2003 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Powerful Aircraft
Replies: 46
Views: 8623

RE: Most Powerful Aircraft

If you think an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 is loudest, you've never heard a 707-420 with Conways, a DC-8-60, a <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10 and those extremely loud Conways (as with the 707-420), or for that matter, the <acronym title="Atlantic Coast A...

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by N863DA
Sat Aug 09, 2003 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need Help Identifying "fuerza"
Replies: 9
Views: 3065

RE: Need Help Identifying "fuerza"

It means it's an Air Force aircraft.
(As in Fuerza Aerea de Argentina - or other anothe country where applicable)

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by N863DA
Fri Aug 01, 2003 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Educational Aviation Books
Replies: 18
Views: 3026

RE: Educational Aviation Books

As one of the writing contributors on the latest edition of, "Air Transportation," by Wells & Wensveen (5th Edition), this is the book that we use at ERAU to teach Airline Management. I suggest a look at it... I believe that it's available at Amazon. Printing just began this month, however, so I sug...

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by N863DA
Thu Jul 31, 2003 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Booted For Spotting At MCO Today
Replies: 10
Views: 4556

RE: Booted For Spotting At MCO Today

"She was wearing a green shirt."
Are you sure she wasn't an Orange County Sheriff's Deputy?

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by N863DA
Tue Jul 29, 2003 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Southwest Reality TV Show On A&E
Replies: 8
Views: 4569

RE: New Southwest Reality TV Show On A&E

Granada Television will be the producers, and it will actually be called "Airline." Click for the official WN press release: <a href="http://ir.thomsonfn.com/InvestorRelations/PubNewsStory.aspx?partner=Mzg0T1RreE53PT1QJFkEQUALSTO&product=MzgwU1ZJPVAkWQEQUALSTOEQUALSTO&storyid=91634" target=_blank>ht...

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by N863DA
Mon Jul 28, 2003 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay High School
Replies: 51
Views: 2379

RE: Gay High School

OK... I have a question on this topic. If you have a high school for gay kids, isn't that "labeling" them very early? I mean... people take YEARS to come to terms with their sexuality... and Lord knows it's not something that most people are comfortable with, and totally sure of, in High School. Thi...

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by N863DA
Thu Jul 24, 2003 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Upper Deck
Replies: 5
Views: 6278

RE: 777 Upper Deck

No, some of DL 772ERs also have the crew rest above the cabin.
Check the database for pictures; there are plenty.

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by N863DA
Thu Jul 24, 2003 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Majors' Problem: NOT Overcapacity
Replies: 40
Views: 7383

RE: US Majors' Problem: NOT Overcapacity

Ryefly, Yes, that's the fundamental principle behind this. That makes sense. However, it is also only part of the whole picture. As I (and many others on this thread) have previously stated, the amount of passengers "willing" to pay higher fares for more time-sensitive reasons is, while smaller than...

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by N863DA
Thu Jul 24, 2003 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Majors' Problem: NOT Overcapacity
Replies: 40
Views: 7383

RE: US Majors' Problem: NOT Overcapacity

UA744:

Yeah, I think so, too.
I was addressing Bagsmasher more than anyone else... but yes, I agree.

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by N863DA
Thu Jul 24, 2003 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Majors' Problem: NOT Overcapacity
Replies: 40
Views: 7383

RE: US Majors' Problem: NOT Overcapacity

Yes, labor unions are a problem; but they are not the only cause. They are, perhaps a symptom (or part) of the cause. We are misreading what exactly the "causation" of this trouble, is. Overall, labor unions cause a production factor - that of labor - to be higher than that of non-unionized competit...

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by N863DA
Wed Jul 23, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL91 ATL-HNL "Business Class"
Replies: 14
Views: 3687

OK, So I Was Dumb...

OK, so I could have looked that up myself. I apologize.
I looked at the DL website and the seating plan for the route looks to be a 767-300ER with the BusinessElite layout.

Sorry for wasting bandwidth!



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by N863DA
Wed Jul 23, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL91 ATL-HNL "Business Class"
Replies: 14
Views: 3687

DL91 ATL-HNL "Business Class"

OK... so I have a question for y'all which isn't particularly important or anything, but... DL91/DL92 <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Haw...

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by N863DA
Fri Jul 04, 2003 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Random Facts And Trivia About Your Town
Replies: 53
Views: 4347

RE: Random Facts And Trivia About Your Town

Port St Joe, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym>: The place where the Florida Constitution was signed, and the location of the State Capitol until a nasty bout of Yellow Fever, along with a hurricane, completely wiped out the town in the early 1800s. The actual beach on which I live (a few m...

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by N863DA
Thu Jul 03, 2003 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bob Barker: An Outstanding American Icon
Replies: 39
Views: 11053

RE: Bob Barker: An Outstanding American Icon

Matt, The "stiffness" of the Showcase wheel is actually adjustable; they vary it depending on who's spinning it. <acronym title="Solomon Airlines">IE</acronym>... if a guy does it, it's stiffer than if a little old lady spins it. To everyone else: I was just at a taping of TPIR last Monday. Rod Rodd...

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by N863DA
Sun Jun 22, 2003 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Country's Name In Your Native Lingo?
Replies: 52
Views: 3176

RE: Whats Your Country's Name In Your Native Lingo?

USA = USA = EU (Estados Unidos) in our "other" language.

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by N863DA
Mon Jun 16, 2003 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Efficiency
Replies: 8
Views: 1855

RE: Airport Efficiency

>>Where can I get this information on a regular basis and compare it with other airports?<<

O&D, Form 41 and Onboard have all this kinda information. Of course, they're also rather difficult to use and hard to get use of, if you don't know someone with them.

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by N863DA
Wed Jun 11, 2003 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Excuses For Being Late To Work
Replies: 15
Views: 3567

RE: Excuses For Being Late To Work

How about just, "Sorry I'm late... I screwed up... I have no excuses..." ?

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by N863DA
Tue Jun 10, 2003 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Monogamy: Natural? Wise? A Good Thing?
Replies: 29
Views: 2744

RE: Monogamy: Natural? Wise? A Good Thing?

Somebody's been watching Showtime...

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by N863DA
Sat Jun 07, 2003 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Panama City, FL Next Up For Southwest Service?
Replies: 22
Views: 3678

RE: Panama City, FL Next Up For Southwest Service?

Given that Panama City is my hometown, I can reveal a little, at least: Delta pulled out of <acronym title="Panama City - Bay County International (Fannin Field) (PFN / KPFN), USA - Florida">PFN</acronym> in 1996, and had previously operated 737-200 and DC-9-30 aircraft into the airport. The longest...

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by N863DA
Thu May 29, 2003 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 764's IFE
Replies: 9
Views: 2856

RE: Delta 764's IFE

I cannot explain the caption other than to say that it is wrong. As far as I am aware, there was only a fleeting intention to install PTVs in the coach section of the 764ERs. They do not have them and, given the routes on which they operate, I find it hard to believe that they will be installing the...

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by N863DA
Wed May 28, 2003 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 764's IFE
Replies: 9
Views: 2856

RE: Delta 764's IFE

"Houston, that would be a negative on the PTVs... repeat NEGATIVE on the PTVs."

DL 767-400ERs have PTVs only in First Class. There are none in the Coach section.

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by N863DA
Wed May 28, 2003 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Does It Again!
Replies: 20
Views: 3849

RE: Southwest Does It Again!

Oh PUHLEEZE. How can you fault <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> for not flying to terciary markets or even primary markets that aren't suitable? That is EXACTLY their point, that they fly ONLY to those cities that can sustain their existence so that they <acronym title="Guangzh...

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by N863DA
Tue May 27, 2003 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Has The Most Transatlantic Traffic
Replies: 38
Views: 5937

RE: What Airline Has The Most Transatlantic Traffic

Delta is the largest US-based carrier across the Atlantic in terms of number of flights, available seats <b>and</b> RPMs - and that's by a wide margin. However, they even pale in comparison to some of the European carriers - which, I believe, as stated above, puts British Airways on top. <b>N 8 6 3 ...

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by N863DA
Fri May 23, 2003 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 727 With Concorde Nose- Any Info?
Replies: 15
Views: 4545

RE: CO 727 With Concorde Nose- Any Info?

I suspect it has at least SOMETHING (in terms of purpose) in common with this aircraft: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/326663/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/326663/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/ph...

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by N863DA
Sat May 10, 2003 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: House Lawmaker Proposes Shuttle Fly Only Unmanned
Replies: 4
Views: 1981

RE: House Lawmaker Proposes Shuttle Fly Only Unmanned

Another example of a politician potentially sticking his oar in where he really shouldn't do so.

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by N863DA
Tue May 06, 2003 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin To Launch Low-cost In US?
Replies: 15
Views: 5864

RE: Virgin To Launch Low-cost In US?

*COUGH* B6 *COUGH*

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by N863DA
Sat Apr 19, 2003 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Opinion On Up And Coming Crystal Airways...
Replies: 14
Views: 5042

RE: Your Opinion On Up And Coming Crystal Airways...

They've been, "up and coming" for about four years now.
Somehow, I think nothing will come of it.
That said, should it prove to, "take off" as stated, I'll eat my hat.

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by N863DA
Thu Apr 17, 2003 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gay Porn Very Disgusting?
Replies: 41
Views: 19417

RE: Gay Porn Very Disgusting?

Chepos,

Would that be Frederick or Doherty?  Big grin
Sounds like a Frederick-ism to me.

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by N863DA
Wed Apr 16, 2003 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SS United States To Sail Again!
Replies: 36
Views: 5515

RE: SS United States To Sail Again!

This is the BEST news I've had in years!
Yahooo! This is very cool. I just pray she stays on the US register.

FLY DELTA JETS and sail UNITED STATES LINES



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by N863DA
Fri Apr 11, 2003 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Upper Deck
Replies: 19
Views: 23263

RE: Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Upper Deck

LGW-based ex-Alitalia aircraft have all premium Economy upstairs, and Alitalia-style Upper Class (<i>Magnifica</i> seats downstairs. The images above are both non-Florida route aircraft. They are of the config used to fly to the Northeast, etc. Florida-style aircraft have five rows of Upper Class ah...

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by N863DA
Tue Apr 01, 2003 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Proud To Be An American
Replies: 27
Views: 2786

RE: I'm Proud To Be An American

"[she]...speaks in a wonderful accent". Well... I beg to differ, Singapore_Air, but I fear 'tis y'all on that side of the world that have the accents. She has no accent - other than the lack of a respectable Southern drawl (for you see, I'm from the Ole' South). <acronym title="Ukraine International...

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by N863DA
Tue Apr 01, 2003 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meigs Field R.I.P.
Replies: 37
Views: 2380

RE: Meigs Field R.I.P.

And you would be quite wrong, since it is March 31 in North America right now.
It is official, buddy. Meigs is gone.

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