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by maxpower1954
Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Flight Engineer
Replies: 12
Views: 3063

RE: 727 Flight Engineer

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/32andBelow" class="quote" target="_blank">32andBelow</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Well we got DC-3s and DC-6s flying a...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Flight Of The Worlds Oldest Boeing - 247D
Replies: 33
Views: 5170

RE: Final Flight Of The Worlds Oldest Boeing - 247D

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aircellist" class="quote" target="_blank">Aircellist</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>So, now, what would be the oldest al...

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by maxpower1954
Wed Apr 27, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bos To BDA Delta A319
Replies: 49
Views: 11590

RE: Bos To BDA Delta A319

One more thing. Airline crew members life insurance rates are exactly the same as a regular job. This has been the case since the 1960s - it's not considered a dangerous occupation, which surprises most fearful flyers.

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by maxpower1954
Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sharing Planes
Replies: 48
Views: 9135

RE: Sharing Planes

The very first U.S. domestic jet service - New York (IDL) to Miami starting on December 10, 1958 was exactly this type of arrangement. National Airlines operated and crewed 707s owned by Pan American. The aircraft was utilized when it was normally idled between transatlantic flights. In 1959 Northea...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 Banking 90 Degrees
Replies: 51
Views: 17929

RE: DC-8 Banking 90 Degrees

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flightsimer" class="quote" target="_blank">flightsimer</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>It's just like the 757/767. Two di...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 Banking 90 Degrees
Replies: 51
Views: 17929

RE: DC-8 Banking 90 Degrees

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BravoOne" class="quote" target="_blank">BravoOne</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Quoting UA444 (Reply 27): 720 is on the ...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Apr 08, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines 1960s LAX Network
Replies: 30
Views: 4936

RE: American Airlines 1960s LAX Network

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaxxFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">MaxxFlyer</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i> National was the only airline with no...

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by maxpower1954
Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Modern Aircraft Total Hydraulic Failure?
Replies: 21
Views: 7828

RE: Modern Aircraft Total Hydraulic Failure?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airboeingbus" class="quote" target="_blank">airboeingbus</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Regarding the 737, what kind of fo...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Last DC-6 Flight
Replies: 47
Views: 8267

RE: United's Last DC-6 Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WA707atMSP" class="quote" target="_blank">WA707atMSP</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>After World War <acronym title="Busi...

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by maxpower1954
Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's Last DC-6 Flight
Replies: 47
Views: 8267

RE: United's Last DC-6 Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/doulasc" class="quote" target="_blank">doulasc</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I thought United retired their last p...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Mar 17, 2016 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT US-Cuba Route Proceeding (part 2)
Replies: 56
Views: 8777

RE: DOT US-Cuba Route Proceeding (part 2)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Don't know if this has been mentioned, but I tho...

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by maxpower1954
Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA Start-Ups: Yesteryear Vs. Today
Replies: 24
Views: 4173

RE: USA Start-Ups: Yesteryear Vs. Today

Southwest actually started in 1971 with three new 737-200s ordered by Air Cailifornia but <acronym title="Virginia Beach - Oceana NAS / Apollo Soucek Field (NTU / KNTU), USA - Virginia">NTU</acronym>, as I recall. The 727s were operated first in about 1978-79, then again later in 1983-85 or so. The ...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: Modern Day Constellation
Replies: 5
Views: 1937

RE: Hypothetical: Modern Day Constellation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Grisee08" class="quote" target="_blank">Grisee08</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I've lately been looking at photos ...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash
Replies: 43
Views: 12915

RE: Help Researching 1961 Chicago Electra Crash

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CraigHagstrom" class="quote" target="_blank">CraigHagstrom</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Question for Electra pilots: Can...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RIP Joe Patroni (George Kennedy)
Replies: 35
Views: 11191

RE: RIP Joe Patroni (George Kennedy)

Another George Kennedy aviation film - the original 1965 James Stewart version of "The Flight of the Phoenix". In an early role, he's one of the slaves that stands and says "I'm Spartacus!" from the 1960 film...you guessed it..."Spartacus"! And his cameo in that stewardess movie "View from the Top" ...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: 727 Makes Nose Gear-up Landing At Guam
Replies: 18
Views: 7879

RE: Video: 727 Makes Nose Gear-up Landing At Guam

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tb727" class="quote" target="_blank">tb727</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Best handling airplane that was ever built. </i>...

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by maxpower1954
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes That Never Had A Chance.
Replies: 125
Views: 29345

RE: Planes That Never Had A Chance.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bingo1" class="quote" target="_blank">bingo1</a> (<a href="#111" class="quote">Reply 111</a>):<br/><i>This one makes me the sickest. It's a clas...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Feb 11, 2016 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes That Never Had A Chance.
Replies: 125
Views: 29345

RE: Planes That Never Had A Chance.

Here's an obscure one - Freddie Laker's ATL90 Accountant from 1957. Close to the <acronym title="Highland Air (Sweden)">HS</acronym>-748 in appearance. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aviation_Traders_Accountant" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aviation_Traders_Accountant</a> And ...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta TriStars Still At VCV
Replies: 33
Views: 16386

RE: Delta TriStars Still At VCV

[quote=nikeherc,reply=25]Speaking of ex-DL aircraft and the museum at <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>, does anyone else think it is a shame that <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">D...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most And Fewest Diversions Due To Weather?
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

RE: Most And Fewest Diversions Due To Weather?

I would say <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (Municipal) (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> are at the top of the low diversion rate. Neither airport even rates a CAT <acronym t...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus Left Handed Side Stick Operation
Replies: 41
Views: 12912

RE: Airbus Left Handed Side Stick Operation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/catiii" class="quote" target="_blank">catiii</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Quoting B777LRF (Reply 2): For most airlines ...

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by maxpower1954
Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions About AA Old Livery
Replies: 1
Views: 933

RE: Questions About AA Old Livery

Judging by the missing blue on the nose of the 727, it's painted on.

I've always wondered the same thing.

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by maxpower1954
Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Answer To American Airlines Last DC-6 Flight 1966
Replies: 3
Views: 1505

RE: Answer To American Airlines Last DC-6 Flight 1966

Thanks you Milt! As an airline history buff I greatly appreciate the clippings. I knew about the Kitty Hawk flyover but not the details. A class act! In perspective - they are talking about less than a 20 year period from when the DC-6 was the state of the art aircraft - then an antique. I've flown ...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 738 Off Runway
Replies: 58
Views: 20343

RE: UA 738 Off Runway

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/exFWAOONW" class="quote" target="_blank">exFWAOONW</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>I wonder if they were taxiing on a sin...

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by maxpower1954
Wed Jan 06, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 738 Off Runway
Replies: 58
Views: 20343

RE: UA 738 Off Runway

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>Ice is predictable when you expect i...

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by maxpower1954
Sat Jan 02, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA587 - What If A Boeing?
Replies: 85
Views: 19501

RE: AA587 - What If A Boeing?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>It's difficult to know if a Boeing would have ...

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by maxpower1954
Sat Jan 02, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA587 - What If A Boeing?
Replies: 85
Views: 19501

RE: AA587 - What If A Boeing?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>That A300 did have a composite vertical tail. ...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Dec 31, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana
Replies: 35
Views: 4915

RE: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>As far as I can tell there was no ...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Dec 29, 2015 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana
Replies: 35
Views: 4915

RE: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana

Hi-speed ferry boats have replaced air service in many places; Long Beach to Catalina Island for example. The economics are simply better. This would have been cool - the auto ferry from Key West to Havana in the 1950s. <a href="http://www.palmbeachpast.org/2011/06/how-about-a-drive-to-cuba-it-was-p...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Come UA Dumped So Many 737-200s Early?
Replies: 23
Views: 9667

RE: How Come UA Dumped So Many 737-200s Early?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Is it true <acronym title="United Airlines (US...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana
Replies: 35
Views: 4915

RE: Who Will Fly From Key West To Havana

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B757Forever" class="quote" target="_blank">B757Forever</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Pan Am? No, wait, that was 88 years ...

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by maxpower1954
Sun Dec 27, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Come UA Dumped So Many 737-200s Early?
Replies: 23
Views: 9667

RE: How Come UA Dumped So Many 737-200s Early?

I'll clear this up for you guys. Sec. 91.529 — Flight engineer requirements. (a) No person may operate the following airplanes without a flight crewmember holding a current flight engineer certificate: (1) An airplane for which a type certificate was issued before January 2, 1964, having a maximum c...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Two Closest Airports Served By The Same Airline
Replies: 159
Views: 24560

RE: Two Closest Airports Served By The Same Airlin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nikeherc" class="quote" target="_blank">nikeherc</a> (<a href="#93" class="quote">Reply 93</a>):<br/><i>For many years, Piedmont served both <ac...

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by maxpower1954
Sat Dec 19, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAC 1-11 Customers
Replies: 99
Views: 11505

RE: BAC 1-11 Customers

Back in the early 80s when I flew for World Airways we dead headed around Europe on British Cal 1-11s and regularly flew up to FL 350 without drop down masks. Obviously it was legal but I never got around to asking about it.

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by maxpower1954
Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAC 1-11 Customers
Replies: 99
Views: 11505

RE: BAC 1-11 Customers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Wingtips56" class="quote" target="_blank">Wingtips56</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>It was the BAe-146 at <acronym title...

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by maxpower1954
Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who All Ordered The Boeing 707-120/120B
Replies: 25
Views: 4619

RE: Who All Ordered The Boeing 707-120/120B

According to a Boeing 707 book I have, the reason for the Gander stop eastbound was the New York Port Authority limited the T.O. weight for noise reasons. The 707-120 could easily make it NYC to Paris non-stop without this restriction, which was later lifted.

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by maxpower1954
Sat Dec 05, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Largest US Airlines In 1983?
Replies: 58
Views: 11563

RE: 4 Largest US Airlines In 1983?

Without the numbers in front of me and making an educated guess I would say United, American, Eastern with number four a toss-up between TWA and Delta.

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by maxpower1954
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growing Consensus: Fuel Hedging A Stupid Fad
Replies: 121
Views: 12190

RE: Growing Consensus: Fuel Hedging A Stupid Fad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/reltney" class="quote" target="_blank">reltney</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0...

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by maxpower1954
Wed Nov 25, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growing Consensus: Fuel Hedging A Stupid Fad
Replies: 121
Views: 12190

RE: Growing Consensus: Fuel Hedging A Stupid Fad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/reltney" class="quote" target="_blank">reltney</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Delta was hedging fuel in the late 60s thru ...

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by maxpower1954
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Upgrading To Captain
Replies: 42
Views: 11402

RE: Upgrading To Captain

From First Officer to Captain is an upgrade. It's from seat to seat. From one aircraft type to another (i.e. A320 to 757/767) is transition training - captain or F/O A downgrade is when the economy tanks, the fleet shrinks and you get bumped from captain to F/O, or in the old days from F/O to S/O. I...

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by maxpower1954
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Lived Type At Airlines
Replies: 191
Views: 18922

RE: Short Lived Type At Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zippyjet" class="quote" target="_blank">zippyjet</a> (<a href="#148" class="quote">Reply 148</a>):<br/><i>1. National- Flying 707's with Pan Am ...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Lived Type At Airlines
Replies: 191
Views: 18922

RE: Short Lived Type At Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PSU.DTW.SCE" class="quote" target="_blank">PSU.DTW.SCE</a> (<a href="#93" class="quote">Reply 93</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="American Airlines ...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Airlines Change Their Paint Schemes,
Replies: 44
Views: 7631

RE: Why Do Airlines Change Their Paint Schemes,

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>It's amazing how small the <acronym ...

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by maxpower1954
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Active Boeing /Douglas/Airbus Jets?
Replies: 69
Views: 15897

RE: Oldest Active Boeing /Douglas/Airbus Jets?

I'm fairly sure the two flying testbed Northrop-Grumman BAC-1-11s based in BWI are 1960s vintage.

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by maxpower1954
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Swapa President Resigns And WN Merger?
Replies: 119
Views: 14486

RE: WN's Swapa President Resigns And WN Merger?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airliner371" class="quote" target="_blank">airliner371</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>AirTran's 717 fleet was not as effic...

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by maxpower1954
Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Active Boeing /Douglas/Airbus Jets?
Replies: 69
Views: 15897

RE: Oldest Active Boeing /Douglas/Airbus Jets?

NASA has a DC-8 that is very active flying a wide variety of missions. It was built in 1969 for SAS I believe.

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/news/FactSheets/FS-050-DFRC.html

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by maxpower1954
Fri Nov 06, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4
Replies: 322
Views: 81427

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RedChili" class="quote" target="_blank">RedChili</a> (<a href="#166" class="quote">Reply 166</a>):<br/><i>In my opinion, this fact only strength...

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by maxpower1954
Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Last Days JFK...stories?
Replies: 73
Views: 18826

RE: United Last Days JFK...stories?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Global2" class="quote" target="_blank">Global2</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i>Quoting milesrich (Reply 64): Until July 1...

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by maxpower1954
Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 2
Replies: 339
Views: 87720

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cylw" class="quote" target="_blank">cylw</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i>October 31 is historically a bad day for crashes...

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by maxpower1954
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 707 Freighters Had Painted Windows?
Replies: 16
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RE: TWA 707 Freighters Had Painted Windows?

Here's a better picture of another one, N15713. The faux windows appear to be light gray. You can also see a placard above the real windows (perhaps for CFR) possibly stating "This is the real window"... <a href="http://airlinersgallery.smugmug.com/keyword/707331C/i-98pqDjK/A" target="_blank">http:/...

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