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by mikeymike
Mon Mar 31, 2003 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "song" Hosts Open Casting Calls For Talent
Replies: 17
Views: 3442

RE: "song" Hosts Open Casting Calls For Talent

Lowfareair...you're absolutely correct. Because it is <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>'s AOC, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> must place and operated by Placard on the fuselage. Case in Point, Hooters Air is under Pace Air's operating certificate so they place ...

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by mikeymike
Sun Mar 09, 2003 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1 More Year For DL 727's
Replies: 21
Views: 3581

RE: 1 More Year For DL 727's

DL can't fly the 727 in commercial revenue service past April 6th since <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> will not have outfitted reinforced cockpit doors. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> has never planned on installing reinforced cockpit doors. There will be NO...

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 10, 2003 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest In MD11 - Are There Bunks?
Replies: 8
Views: 8858

RE: Crew Rest In MD11 - Are There Bunks?

The 7 <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> MD-11 Trans Pacific Aircraft have a crew rest for the pilots. The bunks are located just forward of Door 1. In cruise, the wall pulls out to extend the bunks and doors swing open to enclose the area for the flight crew. The <acronym title="De...

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by mikeymike
Wed Feb 05, 2003 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Brats: Where Have You Non-reved To?
Replies: 21
Views: 5020

RE: Airline Brats: Where Have You Non-reved To?

I've flown 286 legs in nearly 3 years working for Delta.

So, yes, sean has me beat!  Wink/being sarcastic

Speaking of which sean...you going to Paris Air Show?

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net Get-Together At The Paris Air Show?
Replies: 104
Views: 19413

RE: Airliners.net Get-Together At The Paris Air Show?

I may try to get out there....

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 03, 2003 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airlines Printed Timetables
Replies: 15
Views: 2482

RE: U.S. Airlines Printed Timetables

DL publishes quarterly its time table and its available at all airports served or on any aircraft. At some outstations, you may only find the smaller outstation specific mini schedules but if you ask at the desk, they will have them in back. The latest is the Decvember '02 schedule. I currently have...

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by mikeymike
Fri Jan 31, 2003 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SONG's Strategy Dangerous?
Replies: 32
Views: 2870

RE: SONG's Strategy Dangerous?

DL is leveraging the best of both worlds....I get a 33 inch pitched seat with live TV and games on a flight from the North East to Florida, then when its time, I can use my FF points accrual to go just about anywhere in Europe! Now how is that bad? JetBlue can't leverage that advantage! And what cra...

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by mikeymike
Thu Jan 30, 2003 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Song To Be Lime Green
Replies: 51
Views: 4991

RE: Song To Be Lime Green

Pilot1113, ofcourse this is an attempt to get back market share and compete.....What do you think DL is gonna do, sit back and watch Market Share and profits erode in the name of the underdog. All the pundits are pulling for the underdog and thats fine, but the majors aren't just gonna dissappear! T...

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by mikeymike
Wed Jan 29, 2003 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Song To Be Lime Green
Replies: 51
Views: 4991

RE: Song To Be Lime Green

Actually, the livery looks rather cool!

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by mikeymike
Sat Jan 18, 2003 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 First Class
Replies: 8
Views: 4697

RE: Delta 757 First Class

There is no 757 in the DL fleet currently being re-fit. The reason you can't consistently pick those seats is because DL currently has 4 configurations and thus in F/C there are 3 different configs where 1EF and 6AB may not be common to all aircraft. They are available day of departure and are assig...

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by mikeymike
Thu Jan 16, 2003 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD11 To MUC?!?
Replies: 13
Views: 2370

RE: DL MD11 To MUC?!?

They don't need to work out any pilot contract to fly that route...they just need to get the planes configured. ALPA-MEC and DL negotiated two years reprieve on the mods due to 9/11. Not much else needed to work out. Besides, APR '04 is only 15 months away, thats shorter than you think. Yea MD88Capt...

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by mikeymike
Thu Jan 16, 2003 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD11 To MUC?!?
Replies: 13
Views: 2370

RE: DL MD11 To MUC?!?

7002 already has both the F/A and pilot overhead crew rests...

DL needs 3 777's converted to fly ATL-NRT

7008 has 3x3x3 Y/C seating but needs the overhead crew rest.

The plan is to keep 801, 802, and 804 around until 2 more 777's (7008 and TBD) get converted.

This will happen by APR '04.

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by mikeymike
Thu Jan 16, 2003 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-revving On Qantas...need Info!
Replies: 19
Views: 3545

RE: Non-revving On Qantas...need Info!

I non-reved on Qantas in NOV '01 from LAX to SYD and back. There were two flights, QF12 and I forget the other one. My buddy and I plus a pilot from American and his son were the only non-revs. We were listed on the first flight out (around 11pm-ish) and the flight was sold out in the back. They wer...

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by mikeymike
Fri Jan 10, 2003 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Delta Fly 777s Into SLC?
Replies: 10
Views: 3149

RE: Does Delta Fly 777s Into SLC?

nope....furthest west a DL 777 makes it is CVG

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by mikeymike
Sat Jan 04, 2003 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Summer 2003 Transatlantic Tweaks
Replies: 41
Views: 3193

RE: Delta Summer 2003 Transatlantic Tweaks

There are two different configured DL MD-11's The M11 and the M1P. The M1P's were created to fly the 13-14 hour ATL-NRT directs. They have a 258 pax config instead of the 268 M11's. Ships 801-807 are M1P's and ships 808 and on are M11's. The M1P's have an Aux fuel tank in them as well. Why you see b...

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by mikeymike
Mon Dec 30, 2002 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD11....DELTA Or World?
Replies: 8
Views: 1504

RE: MD11....DELTA Or World?

Dl's Bay 10 (the large paint hangar facing the runway) is not currently used for paint. Of the 3 DL paint hangars in ATL, Bays 10, 11, and 12, bay 11 (narrowbody) is the only operational paint hangar. (Bays 11 and 12 face east). Bays 10 and 12 are used for spill over maintenance and hance the contra...

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by mikeymike
Tue Dec 03, 2002 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of United/American/Delta/Continental/USair/
Replies: 52
Views: 5129

RE: Future Of United/American/Delta/Continental/USair/

Hey MD88 Pilot....my quotations around the management is probably a discussion better left off line. Perhaps we can email each other some day... none the less...yes I have in-sight into the 764 crew rest and the 777 crew rest since that is what I work on....but they are buying more because of the AL...

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by mikeymike
Tue Dec 03, 2002 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of United/American/Delta/Continental/USair/
Replies: 52
Views: 5129

RE: Future Of United/American/Delta/Continental/USair/

Delta "Management" is actually starting up Crew-Rest facilities again on the 777's such that the 3 MD-11's will be gone by end of 2003.

Artsyman...right on with your posts...

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by mikeymike
Tue Oct 15, 2002 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Grounding MD-11 Fleet
Replies: 35
Views: 5001

RE: Delta Grounding MD-11 Fleet

Actually Delta needs 3 777's per route for Asia routes from Atlanta....and thats what they will be doing.

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by mikeymike
Fri Sep 06, 2002 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA And DL To Come Out Strong?
Replies: 19
Views: 3330

RE: NWA And DL To Come Out Strong?

UAL777contail.... I tend to agree with you that Tilton will bring UAL around. There are some issues I dissagree with and that is especially on the organized labor at UAL. I don't believe that any of the unions will end up helping one another. The Unions postured to prohesized rhetoric to get the old...

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by mikeymike
Thu Jul 18, 2002 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Graduate Recruitment In Airline Industry
Replies: 10
Views: 5316

RE: Graduate Recruitment In Airline Industry

Cathay and Singapore both have programs although the Cathay version is predominantly set up to recruit native chinese nationals.

What is your degree in? Where did you attend school?

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by mikeymike
Wed Jun 19, 2002 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-revers...how Often Do You Fly?
Replies: 47
Views: 4269

RE: Non-revers...how Often Do You Fly?

I non rev 2 to 3 weekends a month polus vacation. I just came back from the World Cup so I did ATL-NRT-ATL in 3 days.

I'm closing in on 250 flights in 2 years.

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by mikeymike
Thu May 30, 2002 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Calculating Seat Pitch
Replies: 7
Views: 3092

RE: Calculating Seat Pitch

Technically, seat pitch is measured between the CenterLine of the front foot of one seat to the CL of the front foot of the next seat. You try not to use armrests or seat backs because you can can have unique seats such as front row seats that have in arm tray tables which will have a different desi...

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by mikeymike
Tue May 28, 2002 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL And Its Asian Partners (or Lack Of)
Replies: 10
Views: 2874

RE: DL And Its Asian Partners (or Lack Of)

I highly doubt that SQ and Malaysia will end the sky miles deals...heck United is a direct competitor and we have sky miles deals with them. Also the Air Canada code sharing pact is due to go into affect soon! Any they are in Star Alliance...so anything about being in another alliance and not cooper...

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by mikeymike
Wed Apr 24, 2002 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Seat On A DL 763?
Replies: 10
Views: 3637

RE: Best Seat On A DL 763?

Seat 27 A or G are good shots

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by mikeymike
Mon Apr 22, 2002 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus For Delta?
Replies: 78
Views: 4408

RE: Airbus For Delta?

Before 9/11 the 777 intended to fly Trans-Pac ops. Once DL gets three 777's modified with the overhead crew rest, the 777 will replace the MD-11 on the ATL-NRT run. Don't hold your breath though, DL was given to years reprieve on the ALPA contract from 9/11 to accomplish the overhead mods. There are...

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by mikeymike
Wed Apr 17, 2002 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus For Delta?
Replies: 78
Views: 4408

RE: Airbus For Delta?

Luisca....you beat me to the punch!

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by mikeymike
Wed Apr 10, 2002 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Flight 118
Replies: 5
Views: 2498

RE: Delta Flight 118

Your mother is correct, the flight stops in CDG. It used to stop in FRA

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by mikeymike
Fri Apr 05, 2002 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Will Be Discontinue BOS-LGW
Replies: 33
Views: 2684

RE: Delta Will Be Discontinue BOS-LGW

Actually, loads were very good on the flight however the problems were as follows: 1) Tiny Margins: While loads were high, the price for tickets were quite low whereby margins were slim to none. 2) Competition: As pointed above, 5 airlines on the route and 4 of which flew to Heathrow not Gatwick 3) ...

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by mikeymike
Thu Apr 04, 2002 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Makes Seats?
Replies: 14
Views: 3548

RE: Who Makes Seats?

Rumbold took on the name of their owner Britax after they merged with Contour.

Britax
B/E
Koito
Sicma
Avio
Sogerma
Flying Service
Reynard
Weber
Brice
4Flight
Recaro

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by mikeymike
Wed Apr 03, 2002 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Emergency Landing Yesterday?
Replies: 12
Views: 2935

RE: Delta Emergency Landing Yesterday?

Faulty Engine Fire warning....it was diverted to Charlotte....not sure of Flight Number but it was an MD-11

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by mikeymike
Wed Apr 03, 2002 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest Summary
Replies: 10
Views: 3014

RE: Crew Rest Summary

Rogue Trader....much of it has to do with the fact that a crew of 12 have to work 11 hours on a 12 hour flight. Its similar to anything else, they need to get off their feet get an adequate level of rest in order to maintain a sufficient level of awareness in the work environment. Many safety factor...

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by mikeymike
Wed Apr 03, 2002 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest Summary
Replies: 10
Views: 3014

RE: Crew Rest Summary

A couple of things should be stated first: 1) Are we talking about Pilots or both Pilots and F/A's 2) The regulations should be stipulated first: To answer the above questions, i'll assume that both the F/A's and the pilots are being referred to. The FARs mandate that on all flights over 8 hours but...

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by mikeymike
Tue Apr 02, 2002 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crew Rest Areas 767/777
Replies: 5
Views: 6294

RE: Crew Rest Areas 767/777

One 777 in the DL fleet has an overhead crew rest in the crown of the aircraft. 8 Bunks for the F/A's and 2 bunks for the Pilots. The pilot crew rest is located near door 1, the F/A crew rest is located near door 3. As for the 764, there is no space available to place an overhead crew rest facility,...

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by mikeymike
Thu Mar 21, 2002 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 3 Paint Schemes: #1 Straight To #3?
Replies: 3
Views: 1744

RE: Delta's 3 Paint Schemes: #1 Straight To #3?

To add opn to DeltaSFO's comment, DL has 2 paint lines set up to re-paint aircraft...some narrowbodies are being done in ATL and there is an independent contractor doing the widebodies and other aircraft.

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by mikeymike
Wed Mar 20, 2002 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767-400
Replies: 12
Views: 1538

RE: 767-400

Those are direct view panels. On newer model type aircraft the FARs require that approximately 80% (I could be wrong on that percentage) of the cabin needs to be viewed from/covered by a F/A seated in their jumpseat for TT&L. The F/As are only allowed to move laterally in their seat between 6 and 12...

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by mikeymike
Tue Mar 19, 2002 12:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Relief Crews On Long Haul Flights
Replies: 6
Views: 15543

RE: Relief Crews On Long Haul Flights

Pretty much along the lines of what Rick said, the FARs (Federal Aviation Regulations) require 1 relief pilot for flight between 8 and 12 hours in length. Flights over 12 hours require 2 relief pilots. The crews will divide up the time between top of climb and top of descent and take breaks accordin...

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by mikeymike
Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Week In The Life Of A Delta 777
Replies: 25
Views: 4613

RE: A Week In The Life Of A Delta 777

hey DALmd88 7008 never got the overhead....it does however have the 3x3x3 config

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by mikeymike
Sat Mar 16, 2002 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 8th B777 Delivered Today... Confirmed
Replies: 22
Views: 1951

RE: Delta's 8th B777 Delivered Today... Confirmed

7008 is 3x3x3

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by mikeymike
Fri Mar 15, 2002 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's New BusinessFirst Seat...CONFIRMED!
Replies: 22
Views: 3271

RE: CO's New BusinessFirst Seat...CONFIRMED!

Thanks AKelley728.... No 26K per seat is not really to low for that type of seat...it may be a tad low when throwing in IFE but really it is still a conventional seat design. If CO retrofitted these new seats with existing IFE then I'm sure they saved much money. Redeye, you are right though that pi...

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by mikeymike
Thu Mar 14, 2002 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's New BusinessFirst Seat...CONFIRMED!
Replies: 22
Views: 3271

RE: CO's New BusinessFirst Seat...CONFIRMED!

Continental along with several other airlines like Cathays new Business Class seats are marketing flat (180 degree or there abouts) seats that are not Horizontal seats. The idea in cabin configurations is obviously to get as flat (horizontal) as you can without soaking up station to station pitch. N...

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 25, 2002 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Delta FAs Want A Union?
Replies: 10
Views: 1773

RE: Do Delta FAs Want A Union?

now I can't really agree with you on some points with you skyhawk. (excuse me for my typing, i'm sitting in paris on a French keyboard while i'm doing this response) I personally don't believe Delta did anything wrong in their approach with the F/A's however I won't argue that specific lineitem sinc...

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 25, 2002 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Launch Brussels Flight
Replies: 13
Views: 1864

RE: EVA Launch Brussels Flight

great news....

when I worked with EVA...they always told me to say EEE-VEE-EEH i.e. pronounce each letter as its own syllable

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 18, 2002 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroplane Seats- Who Makes Them?
Replies: 7
Views: 1960

RE: Aeroplane Seats- Who Makes Them?

There are about a dozen or so companies in the world who make commercial transport aircraft seating. Manufacturers are located in England, Wales, Ireland, USA, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and Japan. There are others but they are minor in the grand scheme of things are they just focus on general a...

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 18, 2002 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Fleet By Types
Replies: 14
Views: 1887

RE: Largest Fleet By Types

DL has 121 757's, 120 MD-88's, and 100 and some odd 767's (762's, 763's, and 764's)

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by mikeymike
Fri Feb 15, 2002 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines May Lease 777s To SAA
Replies: 19
Views: 3856

RE: Delta Air Lines May Lease 777s To SAA

If the campaign is successful, the proposition will generate over $100M in capital and operating expense savings.

DL plans to operate 12 777's by 2005.

The planned SAA transaction would sell 1 A/C and lease 2 others for 36 months.

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 11, 2002 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not All Delta 767-300s Go To Europe?
Replies: 25
Views: 4939

RE: Not All Delta 767-300s Go To Europe?

The aircraft listing above lists 9 -3P6's when in actuality there are only 6 -3P6's. DL has a -324 that looks like a -3P6. There are only a total of (7) ex gulf air or ex asiana aircraft.

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by mikeymike
Mon Feb 11, 2002 12:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767 Seating Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2209

RE: 767 Seating Question

For the most part, all seats in a 2-4-2 config have the same width, likewise in a 2-3-2, all seats have the same width. In a typical 2-3-2 config, seat width is roughly 18" between the insides of the armrests. In a 2-4-2 config, your looking at more like a 15.5" and.or a 16" pax width. I've worked o...

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by mikeymike
Sat Feb 09, 2002 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767-300 Emegency Exits Question...
Replies: 13
Views: 5541

RE: Boeing 767-300 Emegency Exits Question...

The correct terminology for Door Configuration is stipulated in FAR 25.807 amdt 25-46 Type A - rated for 110 pax - 42" x 72" Type B - 75 pax Tpye C - 55 pax Type I - 45 pax - min opening 24" wide x 48" high Type II - 40 pax - min opening 20" x 44" Type III - 35 pax - min opening 20" x 36" Type IV - ...

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by mikeymike
Fri Feb 08, 2002 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Breaking Up It Self
Replies: 67
Views: 3459

RE: US Airways Breaking Up It Self

and DL gets Philly....

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