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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

Stairs pulling back looks like.

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 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/SLCGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">SLCGuy</a> (<a href="#191" class="quote">Reply 191</a>):<br/><i> live feed is still showing nothing but de...

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

Southwest removes pilots who landed plane at wrong Branson, Mo., airport, from active duty, pending investigation - @ABCaviation
2:50pm - 13 Jan 14


Obviously those pilots will not be the ones flying this flight!

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 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/tugger" class="quote" target="_blank">tugger</a> (<a href="#152" class="quote">Reply 152</a>):<br/><i>Interestingly it is not showing as a depar...

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

<a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA8506/history/20140113/1900Z/KPLK/KTUL" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...6/history/20140113/1900Z/KPLK/KTUL</a> Will be flying to <acronym title="Tulsa - International (Municipal) (TUL / KTUL), USA - Oklahoma">TUL</acronym>. Schedul...

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

The only way I could see this being a reflection of <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> as a whole is if there is a known reluctance to perform a go-around. The <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> landing should have been a go-around. ...

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

<a href="http://swamedia.com/releases/flight-4013-southwest-airlines" target="_blank">http://swamedia.com/releases/flight-4013-southwest-airlines</a> <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> says the mislanded aircraft will depart today. Wonder where it will head to, the correct airpor...

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

Is there any responsibility to ATC for this? I realize it may be 99% the pilots' fault, but wouldn't ATC at some point say hey you are going to land at the wrong airport?

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

https://mobile.twitter.com/ScottDallasTX/status/422598176210563072/photos A passenger on the flight took a picture of how close they were to the edge. I guess the pilot deserves a slight bit of credit for eventually realizing something isn't right. The passenger said they braked very hard, contradic...

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by jreuschl
Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)
Replies: 251
Views: 52491

WN Lands At Wrong Airport (Part 1)

<a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA8507" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA8507</a> I see <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> sent in a plane from <acronym title="St. Louis - Lambert-St. Louis International (STL / KSTL), USA - Missouri">STL</acronym...

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by jreuschl
Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN
Replies: 23
Views: 15894

RE: DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN

Is there any special inspection of this aircraft needed after a minor incident like this?

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by jreuschl
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN
Replies: 23
Views: 15894

DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/no-injur...s-off-runway-in-madison-wisconsin/

Front page of CBS news. A Delta "#737" slides off runway. What is a number 737? lol.

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by jreuschl
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN
Replies: 23
Views: 15894

DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jreuschl" class="quote" target="_blank">jreuschl</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Well the first link you posted does...

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by jreuschl
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN
Replies: 23
Views: 15894

DL 737 Slides Off Runway At MSN

<a href="http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/Madison-Fire-Plane-slides-off-runway-at-Dane-Co-Regional-Airport-236099871.html" target="_blank">http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/...Co-Regional-Airport-236099871.html</a> Any details? Looks like <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW6469" tar...

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by jreuschl
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 At MCO
Replies: 25
Views: 14803

RE: A380 At MCO

Should just be a matter of time before EK has an extra A380 sitting around to send there, right?  

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by jreuschl
Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is TK Preforming On IAH-IST?
Replies: 16
Views: 4878

RE: How Is TK Preforming On IAH-IST?

It seems like <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> always has very cheap offers to <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> from USA cities, many times below $600 USD with taxes. What are the <acronym title="Lufthansa Cargo India">LF</acronym> on ot...

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bond007" class="quote" target="_blank">bond007</a> (<a href="#110" class="quote">Reply 110</a>):<br/><i>If it's so risky that they have to close...

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

They also want spotters and onlookers out!

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

Reporter on TV said the nearby expressway would be closed on takeoff!

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

<a href="http://www.airlinereporter.com/2013/11/stuck-boeing-747-dreamlifter-lands-at-airport-that-is-too-small/" target="_blank">http://www.airlinereporter.com/2013/...ands-at-airport-that-is-too-small/</a> At the bottom of the article is a live feed to a local <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgi...

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

Maybe the Pilots used Apple Maps?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"/>  <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24246646" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24246646</a> It is possible!

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

This is a perfect example of the media blowing up a story. All of them are reporting the takeoff needed at full MTOW but no one reports the minimum.

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by jreuschl
Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport
Replies: 245
Views: 74862

RE: Dreamlifter Lands At Wrong Airport

This falls into the "your day wasn't THAT bad" category.

What is the minimum runway needed for an empty 747? Worst case would the runway have to have an extension built?

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by jreuschl
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Allows Gate To Gate Use of Personal Electronics
Replies: 137
Views: 14054

FAA Allows Gate To Gate Use of Personal Electronics

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wnflyguy" class="quote" target="_blank">wnflyguy</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)...

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by jreuschl
Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another MD-11 Bites The Dust
Replies: 58
Views: 28319

RE: Another MD-11 Bites The Dust

I almost thought this was another MD-11 crash based on the title...

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by jreuschl
Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Record Third Quarter 2013 Profit
Replies: 45
Views: 8459

RE: Southwest Record Third Quarter 2013 Profit

Just charge for a 2nd bag. They can still say bags fly free!

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by jreuschl
Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Sick Of Pop-Ups
Replies: 82
Views: 2966

RE: Sick Of Pop-Ups

The FIAT ad is getting annoying.. Can't do anything in the site without finding the X to close it.

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by jreuschl
Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airberlin Cancels Seasonal TXL-LAX Flight For S14
Replies: 17
Views: 6459

RE: Airberlin Cancels Seasonal TXL-LAX Flight For S14

I was on <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Berlin - Tegel (TXL / EDDT), Germany">TXL</acronym> a few weeks after inaugural and I was surprised at the amount of bags on the carousel that would continue on <acronym title="America...

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by jreuschl
Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Introduces New Signature Seat Design
Replies: 78
Views: 22142

RE: UA Introduces New Signature Seat Design

I'm sure some will complain just as much as flyers on WN complaining about their new Evolve seats.. that complainers call Devolve. I think they are fine.

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by jreuschl
Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Fires Captain In LGA Nose First Landing
Replies: 119
Views: 35332

RE: WN Fires Captain In LGA Nose First Landing

Did anything happen to the pilots in the accident at MDW that the plane went into a city street in bad weather? I suspect that isn't as much of a blatant pilot error.

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by jreuschl
Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Devalues Rewards Points After 3/14
Replies: 11
Views: 3288

RE: WN Devalues Rewards Points After 5/14

They had a number of double points promos in the last year or so. Don't offer those if you think there are too many points in the system!

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by jreuschl
Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Devalues Rewards Points After 3/14
Replies: 11
Views: 3288

WN Devalues Rewards Points After 3/14

Email from Southwest today: "We want to inform you of an upcoming change to the Rapid Rewards® Program that will affect the number of points needed for reward travel. Wanna Get Away® reward flight bookings made on or after March 31, 2014 will require 70 points per dollar. This is an increase from th...

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by jreuschl
Wed Sep 18, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Flight (Sept 17, 2013)
Replies: 192
Views: 29136

RE: First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Flight (Sept 17, 2013)

Can this version skip any tests from the FAA that would have been required for the -8 since it is a similar plane, or is all testing required?

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by jreuschl
Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Scheduled Route Was Terminated The Fastest?
Replies: 101
Views: 17375

RE: What Scheduled Route Was Terminated The Fastest?

Not as short as some mentioned, but I know MKE-BKG on FL was a short term dud. I'm not sure it even lasted 2 months.

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by jreuschl
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Been Going On (or Not) At MKE Lately?
Replies: 30
Views: 5782

RE: What's Been Going On (or Not) At MKE Lately?

Also what kind of financial shape would FL had been in? They offered a premium for YX.

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by jreuschl
Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of Düsseldorf (DUS)
Replies: 18
Views: 10931

RE: The Future Of Düsseldorf (DUS)

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

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by jreuschl
Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Chicago-Midway Handle TransAtlantic Flights?
Replies: 31
Views: 11770

RE: Could Chicago-Midway Handle TransAtlantic Flights?

I would think <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> would have a transatlantic flight, unlikely as it is, before <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> would for the airport takeoff/...

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by jreuschl
Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Been Going On (or Not) At MKE Lately?
Replies: 30
Views: 5782

RE: What's Been Going On (or Not) At MKE Lately?

Yeah, there's no reason to keep open E with the open gates in D.

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by jreuschl
Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78193

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM 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/spacecadet" class="quote" target="_blank">spacecadet</a> (<a href="#92" class="quote">Reply 92</a>):<br/><i> Just an off comment, but....... wil...

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by jreuschl
Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78193

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM 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/NBGSkyGod" class="quote" target="_blank">NBGSkyGod</a> (<a href="#73" class="quote">Reply 73</a>):<br/><i> Getting away from the <acronym title=...

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by jreuschl
Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78193

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2

It actually is impressive some packages look intact. The cargo shipping containers, while they are damaged, are not destroyed. I'm sure the ones on fire are though!

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by jreuschl
Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78193

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2

Not as tragic as the loss of human life, but this does affect an organization that helps womens' lives greatly, and they are trying to give back: <a href="http://www.myfoxal.com/story/23141689/local-non-profit-affected-by-ups-plane-crash-to-sell-shirts-for-pilots?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=B...

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by jreuschl
Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78193

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2

<a href="http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130814/NEWS01/308140098/UPS-jet-involved-deadly-crash-had-previous-incidents" target="_blank">http://www.courier-journal.com/artic...eadly-crash-had-previous-incidents</a> Not like those previous incidents really have anything to do with this crash. ...

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by jreuschl
Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 78193

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM Part 2

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UPS9308 Notice that UPS sent in I assume a replacement aircraft to pick up the day's packages. Imagine that feeling by those two pilots. Ugh.

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by jreuschl
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM
Replies: 264
Views: 92786

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM

I don't know if it is fair to assume a pilot issue because we don't even know if there could have been an onboard fire.

If there was a fire, Sully or anyone else would have had the same fate.

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by jreuschl
Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM
Replies: 264
Views: 92786

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM

Anyone know where the press conference can be viewed online?

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by jreuschl
Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM
Replies: 264
Views: 92786

RE: UPS A300 Crash In Birmingham, AL. - BHM

What kind of flight schedules do UPS pilots have? Do they fly the previous evening into SDF, hang around, then fly again to another airport?

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by jreuschl
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here She Is.. Delta's First 717.. (Pic )
Replies: 151
Views: 69206

RE: Here She Is.. Delta's First 717.. (Pic )

Anyone have interior shots?

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