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by FlyHoss
Sun Mar 27, 2005 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Baggage Hold
Replies: 2
Views: 2632

RE: ATR Baggage Hold

The aisle continues through the hold to the flight deck. Cargo nets separate the left and right half of the hold.

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by FlyHoss
Sun Mar 27, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Colorado Airlines
Replies: 11
Views: 3304

RE: Trans-Colorado Airlines

I first rode on Trans Colorado (TCA) from Rock Springs, <acronym title="Oman Air">WY</acronym> to <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> in 1985; back then they flew a...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 24, 2005 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO To Put Winglets On 737-700's
Replies: 23
Views: 6483

RE: CO To Put Winglets On 737-700's

Speaking of winglets, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> Boeing 757-224 ship 134 which currently has winglets, will be winglet-less soon. After completing the winglet certification work, the winglets will be removed (within 2 weeks from now) and the ship 134 will go back into s...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 24, 2005 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Usairways, What Is Going Right For Them
Replies: 15
Views: 4167

RE: Usairways, What Is Going Right For Them

GE came with $140 million to start this latest round of cash infusions. <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> also set some covenants that might be "do-able" if more bad luck doesn't strike (including exiting Chapter 11 in June). I think the biggest reason they did so was to prev...

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by FlyHoss
Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Assets
Replies: 22
Views: 2466

RE: CO Assets

Why sell (an asset) at all? Just use those assets as collateral for loans, as was done with Air Mike / CMI (CS) during the last bankruptcy ($300 million from <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym>). <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> does have assets and has ...

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by FlyHoss
Mon Mar 21, 2005 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To The Continental FA's
Replies: 69
Views: 6737

RE: To The Continental FA's

By the way, Larry Kellner was quoted as saying yesterday that if the concessionary contracts are rejected, <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> won't declare bankruptcy. In that event, the company will continue to negotiate contracts with larger cuts to reach their goals (as in t...

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by FlyHoss
Mon Mar 21, 2005 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To The Continental FA's
Replies: 69
Views: 6737

RE: To The Continental FA's

Maverick, You're WAY off base suggesting that flight crews only work 80 hours a month. I feel lucky if my total duty (on duty, at work time) is less than 4 to 1. That is, if I fly 80 hours, I generally work 320 hours per month. Part of the reason hourly pay rates are high are to compensate for that ...

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by FlyHoss
Sun Mar 20, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Fallen Asleep While Piloting An Airplane?
Replies: 10
Views: 2684

RE: Ever Fallen Asleep While Piloting An Airplane?

Twenty plus years ago, at my first flying job, I had a very long duty day. This came after a few days of equally long duty days. During an ILS approach at night, I REALLY struggled to stay awake; I did one "head bob." It scared me plenty. After landing and off-loading my freight, I hit the coffee ma...

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by FlyHoss
Sun Mar 20, 2005 2:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Name For The A 380
Replies: 30
Views: 4025

RE: What Name For The A 380

"The Whale" is already a popular nickname for the 747, but I like your idea. How you do say "the big cheese" in French?

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Tail Strike?
Replies: 40
Views: 14799

RE: CO 777 Tail Strike?

Argonaut, The Fedex DC-10 was reported to be damage from a snow plow in an earlier thread: <i><a href="/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/2000766/" target=_blank>FedEx DC-10 @ EWR</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=EADC8" class=quote target=_blank>EADC8</a> Mar...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's Situation Without The Concessions
Replies: 191
Views: 7668

RE: CO's Situation Without The Concessions

EA <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym>, "Not when you consider that the remaining leased aircraft have a much higher average utilization, lower overall CASM and actually make money for the company." So if <acronym title="Contin...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's Situation Without The Concessions
Replies: 191
Views: 7668

RE: CO's Situation Without The Concessions

N757KW wrote, "So, may real question here is, over time how can an airline make a profit?" An excellent question and most appropriate. Southwest (WN) is the most consistently profitable carrier out there, so let's examine their cost structure, shall we? However, other than the pilot pay, I don't rea...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 17, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's Situation Without The Concessions
Replies: 191
Views: 7668

RE: CO's Situation Without The Concessions

EA <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> Thanks for the response. I don't think I made my point with you, though, so I'll try again. By "park" I meant that <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> would not fly th...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 17, 2005 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's Situation Without The Concessions
Replies: 191
Views: 7668

RE: CO's Situation Without The Concessions

"As far as parking the 735's...sounds like a good idea. The company can't make money on them with the ridiculous lease rates in place. This announcement in my opinion is nothing more than a reaction from the company to the feedback to date. Especially with the pilots." Time and time again, we've bee...

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by FlyHoss
Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO's Situation Without The Concessions
Replies: 191
Views: 7668

RE: CO's Situation Without The Concessions

I can't help but wonder if <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> is doing some polling and that polling is indicating that the concessions may not pass. So some more "whip" is in order; will we see some more "carrot" too? I noted in the latest company video (to the employees) ment...

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by FlyHoss
Tue Mar 15, 2005 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Airlines Terminal "A" @ EWR
Replies: 43
Views: 7288

RE: Continental Airlines Terminal "A" @ EWR

Newark777,
EWR is a delay prone airport, but I believe ORD topped the charts (for most delays) for 2004.

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by FlyHoss
Sat Mar 12, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Concessions And Reserve For Co Emp.
Replies: 7
Views: 3195

RE: CO Concessions And Reserve For Co Emp.

Falcon84, Time and time again, you've railed against the unions. For example, today, you wrote, "Of course, if the unions play stupid, and don't agree to cuts..." Do you mean the union leadership (M.E.C.), any or all of the various local councils (L.E.C.s), or just individual employees (that are mem...

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by FlyHoss
Fri Mar 11, 2005 1:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Sony Lightweight Headset Sales Or Parts
Replies: 0
Views: 5741

Sony Lightweight Headset Sales Or Parts

I used one of the lightweight Sony aviation headsets and was very happy with it, until the microphone failed. I haven't been able to find a direct (Sony) replacement for either the whole headset or just the mike. I believe Sony has ceased producing these headsets. Does anyone have any suggestions as...

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by FlyHoss
Mon Mar 07, 2005 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Option
Replies: 3
Views: 1955

RE: CO 777 Option

I'd expect CO to play their cards close to the vest until all the employee concessions are completed. If they get completed, that is...

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by FlyHoss
Mon Mar 07, 2005 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Landing And Taking Off From MEX
Replies: 6
Views: 3881

RE: Landing And Taking Off From MEX

Operating into and out of <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> is much like any other high altitude airports; the thinner air has many impacts. For example, the same (as at a lower altitude) indicated airspeed results in a higher ...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Mar 03, 2005 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Alpa Contract And Defined Contribution
Replies: 3
Views: 2458

RE: CO Alpa Contract And Defined Contribution

It's a big change and one that many pilots just a year or two ago were strongly opposed to making. However, the example of US Airways and United has shown that, as much as possible, the money must not be allowed to rest in the company's hands. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, eh?

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by FlyHoss
Wed Mar 02, 2005 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Bashed In Wall Street Journal
Replies: 106
Views: 12458

RE: BA Bashed In Wall Street Journal

OPNLguy,
Thanks for the response; do you any additional information about the accident you listed? I've searched the N.T.S.B. data base and haven't found it. What year? Are you sure it was ATI? I'd appreciate any additional information.

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by FlyHoss
Wed Mar 02, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Gets Pay Reductions From Its Employees
Replies: 128
Views: 8337

RE: CO Gets Pay Reductions From Its Employees

ContnlEliteCMH, As a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> pilot, I appreciate your thoughts and I'm glad you've taken the time to express them. Also, I'd like to thank you for your writing skills and abilities, your grammar and your spelling. It's sad, but those are increasingly ...

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by FlyHoss
Wed Mar 02, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Bashed In Wall Street Journal
Replies: 106
Views: 12458

RE: BA Bashed In Wall Street Journal

This isn't directly relevant to this flight, but don't forget that 3 or 4 engine aircraft have been, and will continue to be, ferried with an inoperative engine. It's true that these ferry flights are done without passengers and any unnecessary crew (the flight attendants aren't considered to be nec...

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by FlyHoss
Sat Feb 26, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental, Whats Next?
Replies: 52
Views: 8187

RE: Continental, Whats Next?

The CAL ALPA MEC Chairman's update (sent today, Friday) stated that a tentative agreement is possible next week (I don't know how the FAs and the mechanics negotiations are progressing, though). Then the ratification process begins and that will likely take at least a few weeks. Will the various uni...

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by FlyHoss
Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Photographed Airliner On A.net?
Replies: 8
Views: 5338

RE: Most Photographed Airliner On A.net?

Yes. So named after the artist that designed the paint scheme. Personally, I'd like to see it repainted in a "retro-jet" paint job, especially the black and gold, pre-meatball, proud-bird-with-a-gold-tail color scheme.

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by FlyHoss
Mon Feb 14, 2005 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787
Replies: 29
Views: 11310

RE: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787

Continental is no longer the majority owner of ExpressJet (XJT)(d.b.a. Continental Express) and has recently placed about $51 million of XJT stock into the Continental employee pension. I don't have the percentage that <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> still owns in XJT, but I...

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by FlyHoss
Sun Feb 13, 2005 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Pilots Be Needed In 30 Years?
Replies: 43
Views: 7200

RE: Will Pilots Be Needed In 30 Years?

Has anyone EVER had a computer that didn't "lock up" at least once in a while?

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by FlyHoss
Sun Feb 13, 2005 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787
Replies: 29
Views: 11310

RE: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787

SendMEtoLAS, You wrote, "Didn't they back out of some 738's recently? Or did that go through?" I believe it was <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>/AMR that delayed some 738 orders. <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>/CAL is accelerating the delivery of some (6...

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by FlyHoss
Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787
Replies: 29
Views: 11310

CBS Marketwatch Reports CO Cancels 787

How did I miss this? According to a recent (today, Friday) CBS Marketwatch report, Continental has already canceled the order for 10 Boeing 787s. Is this an error? Try this link: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/yhoo/story.asp?source=blq/yhoo&siteid=yhoo&dist=yhoo&guid=%7BF7D1E0E2%2D582C%2D4697%2DA8C...

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by FlyHoss
Tue Feb 08, 2005 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-900X
Replies: 41
Views: 7834

RE: 737-900X

N801NW, All of the currently in production 737s are referred to as 737NGs; the <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</acronym> stands for New Generation. Therefore, the 737-600, -700, -800 and -900 would be considered NGs. To be more specific about which <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</ac...

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by FlyHoss
Sat Feb 05, 2005 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ferry Flight Fun
Replies: 50
Views: 11256

RE: Ferry Flight Fun

Rolling the airplane can be deadly. I recall a GP Express (Nebraska) Beech 99 checkride that went awry when the pilots (2 Captains) decided to roll the airplane. They botched it, with fatal results.

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by FlyHoss
Fri Feb 04, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO To PEK
Replies: 40
Views: 6811

RE: CO To PEK

Drdivo,
If you have access, check the career opportunities for CAL and CMI...

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by FlyHoss
Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Airline To Order EMB-170/190s?
Replies: 47
Views: 9187

RE: Next Airline To Order EMB-170/190s?

Erikwilliam,
Frontier has A-318´s and CRJ-700, is that correct or....?

Horizon operates the CRJ's for Frontier.

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