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by gothamspotter
Mon May 02, 2005 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Copilot Injured By Laser
Replies: 52
Views: 8488

RE: DL Copilot Injured By Laser

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by gothamspotter
Sun May 01, 2005 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disappointment In UA
Replies: 44
Views: 5394

RE: Disappointment In UA

It's too bad he won't get to fly the 777, but since it's his first flight, all of that will be forgotten in the excitement once he gets to the airport.  Smile

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - Reactions After Firstflight
Replies: 102
Views: 13376

RE: A380 - Reactions After Firstflight

The landing seemed quite wobbly to me. On approach she was banking back and forth a bit, and the wings seemed to be bouncing up and down an awful lot. Also looked like the main gear hit the runway off balance, and looked like the front gear hit hard. It's too bad the Airbus feed only showed that dis...

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 FlyBy & Landing. Re-watch Them Here!
Replies: 76
Views: 27081

RE: A380 FlyBy & Landing. Re-watch Them Here!

Nice stuff, thanks for using your bandwidth to share!

[Edited 2005-04-28 00:11:45]

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 28, 2005 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weather Delays From Hell! Which Hub Is The Champ?
Replies: 39
Views: 5043

RE: Weather Delays From Hell! Which Hub Is The Champ?

LGA gets pretty bad even during relatively light snowstorms. When winds are strong as they often are when it's snowing, they move to a single runway operation. Interestingly, it is not uncommon for <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> to be reporting 4+ h...

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by gothamspotter
Sun Apr 24, 2005 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320 Trans-Atlantic Scheduled Service
Replies: 54
Views: 13477

RE: First A320 Trans-Atlantic Scheduled Service

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by gothamspotter
Tue Apr 19, 2005 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - 1st Flight Update?
Replies: 24
Views: 11276

RE: A380 - 1st Flight Update?

I think it's highly likely that the US news stations, CNN and Fox News particularly, will carry the first flight live. I'm almost certain at least one of them covered the roll out.

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by gothamspotter
Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta Liable For Serving Too Many Drinks?
Replies: 27
Views: 4492

RE: Is Delta Liable For Serving Too Many Drinks?

If the drinks were served on the ground in Georgia (or any other state with similar laws), they would certainly be liable. The only question is since the drinks were served in the air over several states, in which court should the case be tried? Unless <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acro...

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by gothamspotter
Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Eyebrow-less 737 Entering Service...
Replies: 13
Views: 2980

RE: First Eyebrow-less 737 Entering Service...

Looks more serious without the brows. I like it a lot.  Smile

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by gothamspotter
Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Webcam - MEL A380 Runway Works
Replies: 2
Views: 8309

RE: Live Webcam - MEL A380 Runway Works

Neat. Is that camera there only to watch the construction, or will it be in place for watching flights as well?

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by gothamspotter
Mon Apr 18, 2005 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest.. How About A Dress Code...now!
Replies: 96
Views: 12984

RE: Southwest.. How About A Dress Code...now!

There are hygenically clueless people in all walks of life, whether they be truckers in tanktops or bankers in suits. You see (smell) them in all forms of transportation, on all routes, on all airlines, bus lines and rail lines. Yes these people are gross, but to single out a particular airline is e...

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by gothamspotter
Mon Apr 18, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange 767 At EWR
Replies: 7
Views: 2695

RE: Strange 767 At EWR

It is in fact the one in that photo that is parked at EWR HZ-WBT6.

[Edited 2005-04-17 22:27:40]

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by gothamspotter
Sat Apr 16, 2005 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilots Unsafe: Use Too Much Rudder! (Quote)
Replies: 76
Views: 11459

RE: AA Pilots Unsafe: Use Too Much Rudder! (Quote)

I'll preface this by saying I hate conspiracy theories and I do not belive 587 was downed by terrorists. That said, there will always be questions about what really caused Flight 587 to fall out of the sky. Given New York's and the nation's mindset only 2 months and 1 day after the 9/11 attacks, the...

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by gothamspotter
Sat Apr 16, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jodie Foster Movie Set Aboard A380?
Replies: 29
Views: 10571

RE: New Jodie Foster Movie Set Aboard A380?

I didn't like this movie the first time it was made, without the airplane twist, when it starred Julianne Moore and was called "The Forgotten".

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by gothamspotter
Sat Apr 16, 2005 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Off The Runway On Google Satellite Image?
Replies: 46
Views: 17331

RE: 767 Off The Runway On Google Satellite Image?

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by gothamspotter
Fri Apr 15, 2005 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Slogan: "Good Goes Around"
Replies: 35
Views: 6228

RE: Delta's Slogan: "Good Goes Around"

As unoriginal as "Good Goes Around" is (the plot in the commercials is pretty much stolen from a nearly identical Coke commercial from a couple years back), it's certainly a lot better than Lufthansa's extraordinarily lame "All for this one moment" campaign being pushed these days. I do own a piece ...

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Guy Found On Plane
Replies: 70
Views: 14292

RE: Dead Guy Found On Plane

Every airline employee needs to be aware of everything going on, but especially <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> crews. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is obviously at the top of the bad guys' list of targets, as demonstrated by 2 planes lost on 9/11 and by...

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 14, 2005 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Faces Possible Strikes
Replies: 54
Views: 6317

RE: United Airlines Faces Possible Strikes

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 14, 2005 9:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Long Island Suffolk County PD Gestapo Tactics!
Replies: 66
Views: 3459

RE: Long Island Suffolk County PD Gestapo Tactics!

Eff em, though it probably didn't help that you were next to a bank. Given the boom in bank robberies on Long Island and in NYC over the past couple years, they're probably just as paranoid about cameras as the aviation agencies.

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dollar Helps Boeing, GE, Hinders Airbus, RR
Replies: 12
Views: 2745

RE: Dollar Helps Boeing, GE, Hinders Airbus, RR

Airbus has already unveiled plans to build a factory in Washington.

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 14, 2005 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ To Upgrade MXP-IAD Route To MD11!
Replies: 18
Views: 3987

RE: AZ To Upgrade MXP-IAD Route To MD11!

Existing Combis are allowed to fly to the US, the FAA simply will not certify any new models.

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by gothamspotter
Sat Apr 09, 2005 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senator Calls For 2nd Look At AA 587
Replies: 6
Views: 3556

RE: Senator Calls For 2nd Look At AA 587

Still waiting for Sen. Schumer's brilliant plan to bar code every cut of meat to come to fruition.  crazy 

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by gothamspotter
Sat Apr 09, 2005 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: You Know What, I Like The TSA!
Replies: 35
Views: 3796

RE: You Know What, I Like The TSA!

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by gothamspotter
Fri Apr 08, 2005 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airline Crash Close Calls?
Replies: 20
Views: 3866

RE: Any Airline Crash Close Calls?

A guy I used to play hockey with was to fly to Rome via CDG on doomed TWA Flight 800. They decided a couple days before the flight to change to a direct flight.

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Now Ya Gonna Tell Then?
Replies: 2
Views: 1624

RE: Now Ya Gonna Tell Then?

lol that's great. Big grin

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 07, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Spirit Airlines Flight Schedule
Replies: 2
Views: 5801

RE: Question About Spirit Airlines Flight Schedule

You could look on Expedia...?

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska/Disney 50th Scheme
Replies: 37
Views: 4595

RE: New Alaska/Disney 50th Scheme

Isn't it reasonable to speculate that maybe Disney paid for it?

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End Of Airline Life @ Paddington Station!
Replies: 17
Views: 3755

RE: End Of Airline Life @ Paddington Station!

How did the luggage get from the train station to the airport? Did they have special baggage handling on the train, or did they truck it over? Either way, it's difficult enough to keep an airport secure, maintaining a sterile environment between a train station and an airport is even more difficult.

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer To Unveil New Business Jet In 3 Months
Replies: 15
Views: 6289

RE: Embraer To Unveil New Business Jet In 3 Months

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by gothamspotter
Thu Apr 07, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Satallite Map Of Airports
Replies: 97
Views: 13829

RE: Satallite Map Of Airports

If you think this is cool, download the free trial of Keyhole (and buy it if you want, it's only about $30). It's by far the coolest mapping/directions program around, even though it still has a few bugs.

www.keyhole.com

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by gothamspotter
Wed Apr 06, 2005 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Ad Jabs At B6
Replies: 55
Views: 7461

RE: New AA Ad Jabs At B6

Song launched an almost identical campaign a week or two ago on NY radio, touting the fact that they fly directly to LAX unlike some other carriers.

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by gothamspotter
Tue Apr 05, 2005 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Nonstop Dallas-Traverse City!
Replies: 32
Views: 3415

RE: American Eagle Nonstop Dallas-Traverse City!

TVC is at the top of my list of oddest <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> destinations. It makes more sense that <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> should have one.  <img src="/discussions/g...

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by gothamspotter
Sat Apr 02, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Meal Service
Replies: 51
Views: 9068

RE: New AA Meal Service

Does AA still offer real meals on trans-Atlantic flights?

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by gothamspotter
Fri Apr 01, 2005 7:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Right Now At LaGuardia!
Replies: 18
Views: 6938

RE: C-17 Right Now At LaGuardia!

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by gothamspotter
Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Right Now At LaGuardia!
Replies: 18
Views: 6938

RE: C-17 Right Now At LaGuardia!

I believe the President will be in town tomorrow. Most likely related to that.

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by gothamspotter
Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check This Picture Out; Too Low Approach
Replies: 91
Views: 24560

RE: Check This Picture Out; Too Low Approach

How many flights land at SXM on a typical summer day? Are the flights distributed throughout the day or are some times busier than others? Is there an arrivals schedule posted online somewhere?

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by gothamspotter
Thu Mar 31, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poll Shows Passengers Don't Like Paris Airports
Replies: 53
Views: 4016

RE: Poll Shows Passengers Don't Like Paris Airports

I'll bet if some organization did a study on what types of places people dislike the most, airports in general would probably get a worse rating than hospitals, especially large ones like <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, <acronym title="New York...

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by gothamspotter
Thu Mar 31, 2005 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Submits Proposal To Airbus Owner
Replies: 31
Views: 5241

RE: Washington State Submits Proposal To Airbus Owner

If Airbus wants to build a plant in the US, that's fine with me. But isn't Germany's unemployment rate something obscene like 15% now? How would the German politicians who approve Airbus's subsidies be able to justify their actions to their unemployed constituents?

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by gothamspotter
Wed Mar 30, 2005 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR-HNL: Longest Domestic Flight In The World?
Replies: 96
Views: 17650

RE: EWR-HNL: Longest Domestic Flight In The World?

Since they both still have the Queen on their money, how about <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / E...

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by gothamspotter
Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NY Times Article: Airlines Cutting Seats
Replies: 1
Views: 3102

NY Times Article: Airlines Cutting Seats

<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/29/business/29seats.html?ex=1112677200&en=62aeab345b70e261&ei=5065&partner=MYWAY">Latest Target of Airline Cuts: Number of Seats</a><br> By MICHELINE MAYNARD Published: March 29, 2005 Big airlines have complained over the last few years that the industry was a...

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by gothamspotter
Tue Mar 29, 2005 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Solar Power On Commercial Airliners
Replies: 27
Views: 6306

RE: Solar Power On Commercial Airliners

The reason solar power has never caught on is that it is a real pain in the arse. You need huge arrays of solar panels to get any useful amount of energy from the sun. <img src="http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blogs/chander/archives/Citicorp.jpg" width="444" height="568" border=0> The Citicorp Tower in...

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by gothamspotter
Thu Mar 24, 2005 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primaris Airlines Ready To Go!
Replies: 97
Views: 11370

RE: Primaris Airlines Ready To Go!

According to Primaris's original site, <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> will be their hub, with the expectation of expanding to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> ...

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by gothamspotter
Thu Mar 24, 2005 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Fare According To Passenger Weight
Replies: 33
Views: 4686

RE: Air Fare According To Passenger Weight

If the airlines don't already include a median weight when calculating their fare structure, they deserve every Chapter 11 filing they get.

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by gothamspotter
Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Airbus Problems?
Replies: 44
Views: 9006

RE: American Airlines Airbus Problems?

Did Pierre hand deliver a new seat from Toulouse?  bitelip 

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by gothamspotter
Thu Mar 24, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Siberia New Livery Revealed
Replies: 61
Views: 9748

RE: Siberia New Livery Revealed

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by gothamspotter
Tue Mar 22, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does WN Not Fly Any Red-eyes?
Replies: 48
Views: 11910

RE: Why Does WN Not Fly Any Red-eyes?

jetBlue 196 LAS-JFK is the perfect redeye. Depart 2330, arrive 0720.

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by gothamspotter
Mon Mar 21, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hows Jetblue?
Replies: 12
Views: 2637

RE: Hows Jetblue?

Three words: Blue Tortilla Chips

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by gothamspotter
Mon Mar 21, 2005 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 Crash: Real Cause?
Replies: 72
Views: 11736

TWA 800 Crash: Real Cause?

The French sure love their American conspiracy theories, eh? That book about the Pentagon being hit by a missile was a best seller in France.  bored 

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by gothamspotter
Mon Mar 21, 2005 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Route With The Most Stops Today And Past?
Replies: 61
Views: 12090

RE: Airline Route With The Most Stops Today And Past?

Is Pan Am the only airline to ever offer an around the world route? Why do no airlines offer such a schedule today?

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by gothamspotter
Mon Mar 21, 2005 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is HP Regarded So Badly?
Replies: 59
Views: 7650

RE: Why Is HP Regarded So Badly?

I had a terrible <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> experience, but after bugging them for a few months they made good... Some friends and I were booked on <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym ...

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