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by FlyMKG
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cleared To Land
Replies: 57
Views: 6230

RE: Cleared To Land

A the school I teach at landing clearances are given whenever the pilot has the plane he is following in sight. All planes must report abeam the numbers and then are given a clearance or told that they are number whatever for the airport. As soon as the student finds the plane they are following and...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Nov 15, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With A Song Title
Replies: 2
Views: 2328

Help With A Song Title

I was just watchin Ocean's 13 on DVD and heard a song I used to play back in high school jazz band. The song is playing when Danny and Rusty (Clooney and Pitt) are making the reviewer's hotel room dirty. Its a well known song in jazz circles but I just can put my fingure on it. Any help?

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UND Plane Missing
Replies: 104
Views: 16662

RE: UND Plane Missing

RIP from Western Michigan University.

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by FlyMKG
Mon Dec 25, 2006 8:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space Shuttle Mission Numbering
Replies: 2
Views: 3844

Space Shuttle Mission Numbering

Can anybody explain to me the number system for space shuttle flights? I know that back around the year 2000 it went <acronym title="Santa Rosa - Charles M. Schulz / Sonoma County (STS), USA - California">STS</acronym>-101, <acronym title="Santa Rosa - Charles M. Schulz / Sonoma County (STS), USA - ...

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by FlyMKG
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Different Paint Jobs On Fighters
Replies: 7
Views: 4242

Different Paint Jobs On Fighters

I often see fighters in high visibility paint jobs but I never know what the little initials stand for in the captions. I was wondering if anybody could explain to me what the <acronym title="Cagliari - Elmas (Mario Mameli) (CAG / LIEE), Italy">CAG</acronym> and <acronym title="Continental Airlines ...

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by FlyMKG
Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Forced To Ditch Plane In Pacific Ocean
Replies: 61
Views: 27349

RE: Pilots Forced To Ditch Plane In Pacific Ocean

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by FlyMKG
Tue Jun 06, 2006 7:06 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Actual Pilots
Replies: 45
Views: 5916

RE: Actual Pilots

I have my PPL with my Instrument Rating. I'm about eight lessons away from a Multi Commercial Rating.

FLyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tampa, FL Spotting Locations
Replies: 10
Views: 5417

Tampa, FL Spotting Locations

I was wondering were the best places to spot around TPA were? I'm headed there for spring break and I would like to spend an afternoon at the airport. Any info on spotting locales would be great.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Wed Feb 15, 2006 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Closest Airports, But In Different Countries..
Replies: 102
Views: 17763

RE: Two Closest Airports, But In Different Countries..

Detroit City and Windsor are 10nm apart.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Wed Feb 01, 2006 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA & NW Rumor Mill
Replies: 64
Views: 11297

RE: UA & NW Rumor Mill

The guy that came to speak graduated last April. He came to town to visit his girlfriend who is the <acronym title="Taca (El Salvador)">TA</acronym> for the class. The instructor thought it would be cool to have a recent graduate with an airline job to tell us a little about his job. The purpose of ...

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by FlyMKG
Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA & NW Rumor Mill
Replies: 64
Views: 11297

RE: UA & NW Rumor Mill

The guy was a baggage handler who is set to move up into a low level desk job at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>. He said that information about <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> was bas...

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by FlyMKG
Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA & NW Rumor Mill
Replies: 64
Views: 11297

UA & NW Rumor Mill

In my Airline Administration class tonight we had a guy that works for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> at <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> come and speak to us. He mentioned the following ...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Jan 05, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Addicted To?
Replies: 67
Views: 3422

RE: What Are You Addicted To?

Chocolate: I have Count Chocula for breakfast everyday. Multiple cookies all day long. Chocolate cake, pies, snack foods, milk. They are all delicious

Internet: If it goes down I start to lose it. You can only watch I Love The 80s so many times before you need an internet break.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Fri Dec 23, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Ring Tone?
Replies: 44
Views: 2312

RE: Whats Your Ring Tone?

Mine is "Fix You" by Coldplay.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Thu Dec 01, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: If A Plane Took Off A Conveyor Belt...
Replies: 954
Views: 47855

RE: If A Plane Took Off A Conveyor Belt...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Dec 01, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Supersonic Aerodynamics Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 3691

Supersonic Aerodynamics Questions

I have an assignment on high speed flight due tomorrow and I can't seem to find the answers to two of the questions. I'll post them here with the hope that somebody knows the answer. If you do know the answer please give a brief explanation as well. Thanks. 1. The benefits of thin wing design are: a...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Nov 24, 2005 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Opa Locka Airport's History
Replies: 11
Views: 13145

Opa Locka Airport's History

In regards to this photo - <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/963716/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/963716/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/1/7/963716.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo...

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by FlyMKG
Sat Nov 19, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YX Signature
Replies: 27
Views: 3015

RE: YX Signature

I have praising YX for years and nobody listens or cares. Its about time more people start recognizing this outstanding airline. It deserves all the recognition it gets. The cookies and seats are the best in the business.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Thu Nov 10, 2005 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The FAA's Wicked Sense Of Humor
Replies: 35
Views: 19778

RE: The FAA's Wicked Sense Of Humor

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by FlyMKG
Thu Nov 10, 2005 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The FAA's Wicked Sense Of Humor
Replies: 35
Views: 19778

The FAA's Wicked Sense Of Humor

On Monday in my Global Navigation class, we got the following approach plate. <a href="http://204.108.4.16/d-tpp/0511/00678R16.PDF" target="_blank">KPSM RNAV (GPS) RWY 16</a> (sorry its a PDF) Notice anything humorous about it? If nobody gets it, I'll post the answer a little later. Does anybody hav...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Nov 03, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC Soundbite From Old Mu-2 Icing Incident
Replies: 2
Views: 4134

ATC Soundbite From Old Mu-2 Icing Incident

A while back I heard a clip of an Mu-2 pilot and ATC talking. The Mu-2 pilot was in severe icing and needed help. He and ATC remained very calm throughout the whole situation. Everything ended up turning out all right. I really need this clip tonight. A friend has been promised a beating if he canno...

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by FlyMKG
Fri Oct 28, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Davis Monthan AFB Second Runway
Replies: 0
Views: 3370

Davis Monthan AFB Second Runway

While browsing Google Maps tonight I came across the remains of an old runway at Davis Monthan AFB. You can see on Google Maps how the redevelopment seems to follow the path of the old runway. I was wondering how long ago this runway was tore up and if there are any photos of <acronym title="Tucson ...

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by FlyMKG
Fri Oct 28, 2005 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Airfield Identification
Replies: 6
Views: 3621

Abandoned Airfield Identification

Tonight I was doing my usual web browsing when it happened to lead me to one of favorite sites - Google Maps. I started looking around major cities in Arizona when I noticed a bunch of old abandoned airfields around Phoenix. I would love to know more about these airfields and also if there are any m...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Oct 27, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Bugatti Veyron 16.4, 253 MPH, $1.25mil.
Replies: 28
Views: 3705

New Bugatti Veyron 16.4, 253 MPH, $1.25mil.

Has anybody picked up the latest Car & Driver, and seen the article on Bugatti Veyron 16.4? This is a street legal production car that goes 253 MPH using a 1,001 hp engine. This by far is the coolest car I have seen. I actually has modes where when you hit certain speeds it sinks closer to the groun...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Oct 27, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hockey - My Opinion's Changed
Replies: 145
Views: 7713

RE: Hockey - My Opinion's Changed

I'd let you know if my Red Wings were leading the league. Oh, wait, they are leading the league. HAHA. Eighteen points off of a 9-1 record. Sounds like another Stanley Cup for the boys from Hockeytown. In other news, my college's team is 0-2. However, they are by far the best school sport to go to. ...

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by FlyMKG
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Thermostat Set At?
Replies: 23
Views: 2068

What's Your Thermostat Set At?

Here in southwest Michigan it is starting to get cold. And in my apartment there is one roommate who thinks 50 degrees F is hot. Being the stick figure that I am, once it gets below 70F I am freezing. Right now the thermostat is set at 68F and I am shivering. At my house we have it set at 70F and I'...

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by FlyMKG
Wed Oct 26, 2005 11:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Need Info On 767 APU
Replies: 10
Views: 14390

RE: Need Info On 767 APU

Thanks for the info!

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Wed Oct 26, 2005 10:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Need Info On 767 APU
Replies: 10
Views: 14390

RE: Need Info On 767 APU

All that stuff. Power output, what it powers, manufacturer. I need enough to fill 2 slides of a PowerPoint presentation.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Wed Oct 26, 2005 10:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Need Info On 767 APU
Replies: 10
Views: 14390

Need Info On 767 APU

Does anybody have any information on the APU in the 767? Any info about it would be great.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Plane I Fly Crashed!
Replies: 40
Views: 11888

RE: A Plane I Fly Crashed!

N985BT - C172R - I flew it twice in the fall of last year. That following spring a student pilot tried to exit the runway on a first solo going way to fast. The thing practically tipped over. Busted up everything. It was obviously written off.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Bull Air Race In SFO
Replies: 4
Views: 2917

Red Bull Air Race In SFO

Did anybody head over to San Francisco to check out this past weekends Red Bull Air Race? I started to watch it on the live webcast, but it was so nice out that I had to go golfing. I think that the concept of this style air race is awesome and I can't wait to see one in real life. Did anybody get a...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Oct 06, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Michigan University Chooses Cirrus
Replies: 27
Views: 3673

RE: Western Michigan University Chooses Cirrus

N766UA: If you live by or on campus be prepared to never go to there because you will always have to drive out to the toilet that is Battle Creek, <acronym title="SilkAir (Singapore)">MI</acronym>. Even if you do go on campus, its built on a giant hill. You are hardy ever walking around on flat grou...

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by FlyMKG
Wed Oct 05, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Michigan University Chooses Cirrus
Replies: 27
Views: 3673

RE: Western Michigan University Chooses Cirrus

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by FlyMKG
Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Michigan University Chooses Cirrus
Replies: 27
Views: 3673

RE: Western Michigan University Chooses Cirrus

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by FlyMKG
Mon Oct 03, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Approach Lighting Systems
Replies: 3
Views: 4379

Approach Lighting Systems

I'm doing an assignment for school on approach lighting systems. I was wondering if you cant shoot both a Cat. <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> and Cat. I<acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> approach on a runway that has an ALSF-I. I know you can do ...

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by FlyMKG
Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Airline You Flew On?
Replies: 127
Views: 11387

RE: First Airline You Flew On?

My first flight was on this: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/182829/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/182829/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/2/8/182829.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger pho...

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by FlyMKG
Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last Airline You Flew On
Replies: 180
Views: 12762

RE: Last Airline You Flew On

My last trip was on these gems: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/463443/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/463443/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/smal...

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by FlyMKG
Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Parking Markings At NRT
Replies: 18
Views: 8429

RE: 787 Parking Markings At NRT

My bad.  banghead 

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Parking Markings At NRT
Replies: 18
Views: 8429

787 Parking Markings At NRT

In this photo it looks like 787 has already been painted on the ground so the marshallers know where to tell the plane to stop. How do they know exactly where the nose wheel will be in relation to the jet bridge? Also, why paint this on now when the plane is still a few years off? <br><center><font ...

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by FlyMKG
Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: List Of American Fighter Designation
Replies: 2
Views: 3609

RE: List Of American Fighter Designation

Thats exactly the site I was lookin for. Thanks.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Of List....
Replies: 22
Views: 4913

RE: Best Of List....

1. Best Airport USA - MKG & <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> 2. Best Airport Europe - <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> 3. Best Airport Asia - <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International ...

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by FlyMKG
Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My Vote For Most Beautiful Airport Terminal
Replies: 36
Views: 15421

RE: My Vote For Most Beautiful Airport Terminal

My vote goes to the terminal at MKG (Muskegon, MI). The built it sometime in the 90s to replace the old one. It's made almost entirely of green glass. Plus, it is one of the smallest airport terminals in the Midwest to have jet bridges.

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Tue Sep 20, 2005 10:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: List Of American Fighter Designation
Replies: 2
Views: 3609

List Of American Fighter Designation

I once ran across a website that listed all of the US' fighter aircraft. Obscure designations like F-3 and such were given. Like designations that were only given to ideas. It had F-1 all the way up and past F-117. The was a plane for every number between those. If anybody has that website and can l...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Sep 01, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Connect(Skyway) Discontinue MKE-LAN
Replies: 46
Views: 4737

RE: Midwest Connect(Skyway) Discontinue MKE-LAN

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by FlyMKG
Mon Jun 20, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is Northwest On MSP-NRT?
Replies: 1
Views: 3168

How Is Northwest On MSP-NRT?

Tomorrow morning my mom and little brother are flying to Beijing. They will be drving to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> then flying <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="M...

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by FlyMKG
Thu May 12, 2005 11:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Home Airport Strengths And Weaknesses
Replies: 36
Views: 10105

RE: Your Home Airport Strengths And Weaknesses

My home airport is MKG (Muskegon, <acronym title="SilkAir (Singapore)">MI</acronym>): Advantages: Great spotting locations Relatively new Only 1 mile away from my house The <a href="http://www.muskegonairfair.com" target="_blank">Muskegon Air Fair</a> Two St. Maarten style approaches Disadvantages: ...

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by FlyMKG
Fri Apr 29, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest's Intra-Asia Service
Replies: 14
Views: 3902

Northwest's Intra-Asia Service

After seeing the following picture, it got me wondering. How many aircraft does <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> have stationed in Asia to serve these intra-asian routes? What cities are served by this "funneling" system? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, ...

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by FlyMKG
Tue Apr 19, 2005 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quick, What Windows Do You Have Open?
Replies: 40
Views: 3185

RE: Quick, What Windows Do You Have Open?

1. Music folder
2. Windows Media Player
3. IE with A.net currently displayed
4. Trillian

FlyMKG

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by FlyMKG
Tue Apr 05, 2005 7:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airline Are You?
Replies: 43
Views: 7147

RE: What Airline Are You?

IATA Code: <acronym title="Atlantic Southeast Airlines (USA)">EV</acronym> ICAO Code: CAA Known As: Atlantic Southeast Airlines Full Name: Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc. Country: United States of America Callsign: Candler Web Site: <a href="http://www.flyasa.com" target=_blank>www.flyasa.com</a> ...

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by FlyMKG
Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Thunderstorms Of The Year In The Great Lakes
Replies: 20
Views: 5417

First Thunderstorms Of The Year In The Great Lakes

A strong line of storms is moving through the Lake Michigan region. I'm listening to Chicago Center right now and they are having some problems trying to route all of these planes through the storms. I just heard some Citation pilot say he was going to stay at FL400 until he got over the storms beca...

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