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by B595
Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minot Getting DL Mainline In March
Replies: 54
Views: 9523

RE: Minot Getting DL Mainline In March

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HPRamper" class="quote" target="_blank">HPRamper</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>Even most people who live or lived there...

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by B595
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minot Getting DL Mainline In March
Replies: 54
Views: 9523

RE: Minot Getting DL Mainline In March

I guess this boom means the secret will get out about how beautiful North Dakota truly is. I've been to most parts of it, and the sense of space and frontier was powerful. So in a way I hate to see this forgotten gem get discovered. But, all the same, it is great to hear about <acronym title="Minot ...

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by B595
Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CorsairFly 744 Hard Landing 3 Bounces - Jeez
Replies: 48
Views: 33877

RE: CorsairFly 744 Hard Landing 3 Bounces - Jeez

Different airplane, same type of landing:

Su-24 "kangaroo" landing:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KweriiXSsHw

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by B595
Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of PBG
Replies: 7
Views: 2448

RE: Future Of PBG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/apodino" class="quote" target="_blank">apodino</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Someone suggested that <acronym title="Burli...

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by B595
Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of PBG
Replies: 7
Views: 2448

RE: Future Of PBG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Quebec-Phoenix, no...but Quebec-La...

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by B595
Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of PBG
Replies: 7
Views: 2448

RE: Future Of PBG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/automaticboy6" class="quote" target="_blank">automaticboy6</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>With the great location b...

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by B595
Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Airlines To Start Burlington (VT)
Replies: 23
Views: 5659

RE: Porter Airlines To Start Burlington (VT)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jamake1" class="quote" target="_blank">jamake1</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Actually, Pilgrim Airlines operated servic...

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by B595
Sat Oct 15, 2011 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Airlines To Start Burlington (VT)
Replies: 23
Views: 5659

Porter Airlines To Start Burlington (VT)

I'm thinking this is the first scheduled international service to <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym> since Allegheny flew Montreal-<acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym> for a short stint in the early 7...

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by B595
Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Super8 Vid: Flight Displ.Hütten1982/Transall/F4's+
Replies: 2
Views: 2891

RE: Super8 Vid: Flight Displ.Hütten1982/Transall/F4's+

Great stuff, thanks for posting. The quality is quite good, no complaints  

I wonder, can anyone identify the aircraft at 2:35? (looks like a twin-tail pusher)

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by B595
Sat Oct 08, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Bound Cessna May Run Out Of Fuel
Replies: 78
Views: 29262

RE: Hawaii Bound Cessna May Run Out Of Fuel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>And guess who would have screwed up the weat...

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by B595
Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces DXB-SEA, DXB-DFW
Replies: 210
Views: 38399

RE: Emirates Announces DXB-SEA, DXB-DFW

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/5MillionMiler" class="quote" target="_blank">5MillionMiler</a> (<a href="#141" class="quote">Reply 141</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Thai Interna...

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by B595
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Airliner You Remember?
Replies: 61
Views: 7523

RE: Rare Airliner You Remember?

Spotted this at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> once or twice: Air Wisconsin/United Express......BAe ATP (only 64 built) It's too bad this thread was moved from CivAv. It had 4000 views and 50+ responses. But almost nothing since the move. O...

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by B595
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare Airliner You Remember?
Replies: 61
Views: 7523

RE: Rare Airliner You Remember?

Digging into the memory banks, I'd say these are my rare catches: Allegheny.............Nord-262 Air Canada...........747-400 Combi People Express....737-100 Mid Pacific Air......<acronym title="Proteus Airlines (France)">YS</acronym>-11 and Bae-146 Northwest Airlink...Do-228 Ransome.............Das...

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by B595
Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: IA 63 Pampa Low Pass
Replies: 8
Views: 5338

RE: IA 63 Pampa Low Pass

The HUD was blinking "MAX G" at him during the pull-out (the G value is in the upper left of the HUD, and reached at least 5.1, if I interpret things correctly)... so not only was he doing 300 kts at 3 ft, which is suicidal by most measures, he was flirting with load limits on the pull-out. I wonder...

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by B595
Fri May 27, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best US Fast Food Restaurant?
Replies: 98
Views: 4335

RE: Best US Fast Food Restaurant?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Northwest727" class="quote" target="_blank">Northwest727</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>A&W (seems to be nationwide)...

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by B595
Wed May 25, 2011 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Thread - Pt2
Replies: 65
Views: 3327

RE: The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Thread - Pt2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Powerslide" class="quote" target="_blank">Powerslide</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>The NHL would never let that happen.</...

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by B595
Wed May 25, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Thread - Pt2
Replies: 65
Views: 3327

RE: The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Thread - Pt2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YVRLTN" class="quote" target="_blank">YVRLTN</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Vancouver just beat San Jose 3-2 on 2nd <acron...

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by B595
Wed May 25, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest US Commercial Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 4595

RE: Shortest US Commercial Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RamblinMan" class="quote" target="_blank">RamblinMan</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>There were some real good ones back ...

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by B595
Tue May 24, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest US Commercial Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 4595

RE: Shortest US Commercial Routes

The <acronym title="Plattsburgh - Clinton County (PLB / KPLB), USA - New York">PLB</acronym>-<acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym> flights were probably driven more by operational considerations than any market to speak of. Commutair had a crew base at...

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by B595
Mon May 23, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest US Commercial Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 4595

RE: Shortest US Commercial Routes

The route ceased sometime in the 90's or early 2000's, but .....

Commutair used to run USAir Express Beech 1900's

PLB-BTV 20 mi

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by B595
Thu May 19, 2011 4:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 Performance According To Test Pilots
Replies: 47
Views: 20938

RE: F-35 Performance According To Test Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bikerthai" class="quote" target="_blank">bikerthai</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Just imagine trying to land back on to a...

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by B595
Wed May 18, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.3
Replies: 266
Views: 7633

RE: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.3

Some more technical details on the assault, for anyone interested:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...ationworld/2015080215_osama18.html

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by B595
Mon May 16, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD-11 Memories?
Replies: 22
Views: 5842

RE: MD-11 Memories?

Got one <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 flight under my belt: <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas...

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by B595
Sun May 08, 2011 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.3
Replies: 266
Views: 7633

RE: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.3

Heard this one yesterday (warning: not for Namby Pambys):

So, a guy enters the bar
The bartender looks up and says, "What'll you have?"
The guy says "I'll have a Bin Laden!"
The bartender says, "What's that?"
The guy says, "That's 2 shots and a splash of water!"

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by B595
Sun May 08, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.3
Replies: 266
Views: 7633

RE: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing4ever" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing4ever</a> (<a href="#213" class="quote">Reply 213</a>):<br/><i>Like him or hate him, in this ca...

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by B595
Sat May 07, 2011 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Dislike To Shop For Groceries?
Replies: 41
Views: 2854

RE: Do You Dislike To Shop For Groceries?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aa61hvy" class="quote" target="_blank">aa61hvy</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I just hate dealing with people who push the...

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by B595
Thu May 05, 2011 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $60 Million High School Stadium In Dallas, TX
Replies: 29
Views: 3156

RE: $60 Million High School Stadium In Dallas, TX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aa61hvy" class="quote" target="_blank">aa61hvy</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>My future sister in law is a teacher in Ro...

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by B595
Wed May 04, 2011 7:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $60 Million High School Stadium In Dallas, TX
Replies: 29
Views: 3156

RE: $60 Million High School Stadium In Dallas, TX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/texan" class="quote" target="_blank">texan</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Rockwall ISD is cutting dozens of teaching an...

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by B595
Wed May 04, 2011 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.2
Replies: 252
Views: 7963

RE: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.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/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#214" class="quote">Reply 214</a>):<br/><i>The standard being applied by almo...

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by B595
Wed May 04, 2011 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.2
Replies: 252
Views: 7963

RE: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.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/STT757" class="quote" target="_blank">STT757</a> (<a href="#203" class="quote">Reply 203</a>):<br/><i>Brian Williams also asked whether the orde...

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by B595
Tue May 03, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.2
Replies: 252
Views: 7963

RE: Obama Confirmed The Death Of Osama Bin Laden Pt.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/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#182" class="quote">Reply 182</a>):<br/><i>A navy seal couldn't butt stroke this woman ...

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by B595
Mon May 02, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1
Replies: 251
Views: 8362

Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Klima" class="quote" target="_blank">Klima</a> (<a href="#192" class="quote">Reply 192</a>):<br/><i>Congrats to our intelligence community on ge...

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by B595
Mon May 02, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1
Replies: 251
Views: 8362

Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1

I for one wish they would have carted OBL's body away and made it quietly disappear and not said a word about it. A quiet fade to obscurity and irrelevance is exactly what fanatical martyr types fear the most.

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by B595
Mon May 02, 2011 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1
Replies: 251
Views: 8362

Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mudboy" class="quote" target="_blank">Mudboy</a> (<a href="#151" class="quote">Reply 151</a>):<br/><i>Dude, I don't get my info from Wiki.</i></...

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by B595
Mon May 02, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1
Replies: 251
Views: 8362

Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mudboy" class="quote" target="_blank">Mudboy</a> (<a href="#134" class="quote">Reply 134</a>):<br/><i>Only by posers, not by anyone in the NSWC ...

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by B595
Mon May 02, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1
Replies: 251
Views: 8362

Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mudboy" class="quote" target="_blank">Mudboy</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i>There has not been a SEAL <acronym title="Ta...

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by B595
Mon May 02, 2011 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1
Replies: 251
Views: 8362

Obama confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden Pt.1

I wonder who carried out the operation (Delta, DEVGRU/SEAL Team 6, Rangers)? Maybe a joint op with SAS?

Hopefully some details will trickle out.

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by B595
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Gagarin - 50 Years On
Replies: 15
Views: 5298

RE: Gagarin - 50 Years On

Google has changed the artwork on its homepage in tribute to Gagarin and the 1st manned spaceflight, http://www.google.com

[Edited 2011-04-12 00:35:46]

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by B595
Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-10-40 Oxygen Mask Test
Replies: 11
Views: 5379

DC-10-40 Oxygen Mask Test

<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="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>At least DC-10-30s of KLM, SAS, Swis...

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by B595
Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-10-40 Oxygen Mask Test
Replies: 11
Views: 5379

DC-10-40 Oxygen Mask Test

I never knew there were DC-10's with the "vertical-tape" engine instruments. I'm used to seeing those on the L-1011, not the DC-10.

Great classic footage.

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by B595
Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest Airport In Which You've Connected
Replies: 36
Views: 5344

RE: Smallest Airport In Which You've Connected

Back in the 90's, you could fly into <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym> on USAir and connect to Plattsburgh/Clinton County on Commutair/USAir Express. Never did that myself, though. At the same time, I <i>think</i> you could fly into Plattsburgh/Cli...

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by B595
Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Fast Could A Blackbird Go On The Deck?
Replies: 30
Views: 13321

RE: How Fast Could A Blackbird Go On The Deck?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Well, yes, and no. It was an ex-...

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by B595
Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Fast Could A Blackbird Go On The Deck?
Replies: 30
Views: 13321

RE: How Fast Could A Blackbird Go On The Deck?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spudh" class="quote" target="_blank">spudh</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>An aircraft not mentioned yet is the F14. Rumour...

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by B595
Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Depressing Airport You've Flown Into/Out Of
Replies: 60
Views: 11738

RE: Most Depressing Airport You've Flown Into/Out

United Express gates B80-B92 at <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym>. Nowhere near enough gate space/seats for the amount of people being jammed through there. Confi...

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by B595
Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Were The Glory Years Of Your Favorite Airport
Replies: 28
Views: 7924

RE: When Were The Glory Years Of Your Favorite Air

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PWM2TXLHopper" class="quote" target="_blank">PWM2TXLHopper</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>When <acronym title="United Ai...

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by B595
Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Were The Glory Years Of Your Favorite Airport
Replies: 28
Views: 7924

RE: When Were The Glory Years Of Your Favorite Air

I'd venture the Burlington, Vermont (<acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym>) glory years were the 1980's. Lots of airlines, lots of destinations, lots of different aircraft types. United 722 (to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD...

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by B595
Mon Oct 04, 2010 6:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AZ 747-100 Pic; Engine Failure?
Replies: 14
Views: 7676

RE: AZ 747-100 Pic; Engine Failure?

It could also have been a three-engine ferry flight, rather than an engine failure. If it's not an engine failure or a three-engine ferry, then the rudder might be explained by the aircraft beginning its roll-out to the right. However, like you say it's rather strong right-rudder, and right-rudder f...

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by B595
Wed Jul 14, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest / Tightest Base To Final
Replies: 28
Views: 4915

RE: Shortest / Tightest Base To Final

The 01R approach at SFO is pretty tight for the heavy jets.

Has 1000 ft hills less than ~2 nm from the threshold.

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by B595
Sat Nov 21, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Popular Spotters Area?
Replies: 37
Views: 7271

RE: Most Popular Spotters Area?

San Francisco Bayfront Park should probably be on the list, although it's not in the same league as In 'N' Out Burger and those kind of places.

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