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by phxplanes
Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another US Merger Rumor
Replies: 39
Views: 12155

Another US Merger Rumor

Ok I heard this rumor a while ago and think it is 100% not going to happen but I just thought it would be fun to talk about. Someone told me that British Airways was planning on buying out US Airways. I asked if he was joking but he said it was true. I dont even know if a foreign company could even ...

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by phxplanes
Sat Aug 05, 2006 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Website Relaunch Preview For WDT Members!
Replies: 24
Views: 4689

RE: 787 Website Relaunch Preview For WDT Members!

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by phxplanes
Fri Aug 04, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Demonstration Erj 190 In PHX Today.
Replies: 7
Views: 4059

Demonstration Erj 190 In PHX Today.

I was spotting today and saw an embraer on approach, at first I thought it was air canada but it wasnt, it was the same plane that was in Farnborough a few weeks ago. When it landed it taxied straight into the usairways hanger. Does any one know what it was doing. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" s...

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by phxplanes
Tue Aug 01, 2006 4:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nature Shot Worth Uploading?
Replies: 2
Views: 2980

RE: Nature Shot Worth Uploading?

I love shots like these but sadly I think it will be rejected.

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by phxplanes
Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Another Motive Question
Replies: 2
Views: 3369

Another Motive Question

https://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r...ections/big/20060727_bin320phx.jpg

Title says it all, I have seen cargo holds before, what is wrong with this motive.

Thanks

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by phxplanes
Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:16 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Company Wanting To Use My Photo
Replies: 18
Views: 6059

RE: Company Wanting To Use My Photo

Well, I will e-mail them back and ask for more info and the sample image they said they could give me and also ask if there is any way I could recieve money instead of a shirt.

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by phxplanes
Mon Jul 31, 2006 2:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Company Wanting To Use My Photo
Replies: 18
Views: 6059

Company Wanting To Use My Photo

I know there have been many posts on this subject before but I just want to make sure this is a legitimate company and if I should send them my photo. Here is the e-mail they sent me. Hello. My organization is developing 757 pilot training, and I am writing to request your permission to use your ima...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Hiring In The Future
Replies: 96
Views: 13609

RE: Pilot Hiring In The Future

I'm in the same boat soku39, there is no other job I would want to do. I know the road might be hard and by the time I get there the pay might suck or whatever but it will still be fun.

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by phxplanes
Fri Jul 14, 2006 2:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Ingestion And Jet Blast Question
Replies: 6
Views: 20209

Engine Ingestion And Jet Blast Question

On a 737/320/319 I know they say a person needs to be about 15 feet away from the front of the engine and 200 ft. behind the engine. My question is on idle, how close would you have to come to the engine to truly get sucked into the engine and how far behind would you have to be to actually get knoc...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting To Farnborough
Replies: 3
Views: 2095

Getting To Farnborough

I am trying to get some days off so I can head over to the Farnborough air show. I have read how to get to the airport on different websites but I am wondering what would be the fastest way to get there from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>? Also is there ...

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by phxplanes
Fri Jul 07, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Stupid Question: Does Medium Photos Counts Views?
Replies: 5
Views: 566

RE: Stupid Question: Does Medium Photos Counts Views?

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by phxplanes
Thu Jul 06, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)
Replies: 18
Views: 5057

RE: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)

Oh thats ok, got it now.

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by phxplanes
Wed Jul 05, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)
Replies: 18
Views: 5057

RE: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)

wow sorry for the spelling, that was obvious.

And taca I dont get your post.

[Edited 2006-07-05 08:13:52]

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by phxplanes
Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KOA-HNL-KOA On Go! (w/pics)
Replies: 41
Views: 8939

RE: KOA-HNL-KOA On Go! (w/pics)

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by phxplanes
Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)
Replies: 18
Views: 5057

RE: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)

well after reading these comments I'm thinking about just buying the body (maybe even the 300D) and buying a good lense.

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 04, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)
Replies: 18
Views: 5057

RE: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)

Thanks for the responses, they help a lot. I am still trying to make my mind up on what to do because I dont just want to buy any old camera but these responses help.

Any one else who has knowledge of the cameras feel free to comment.

Thanks

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)
Replies: 18
Views: 5057

RE: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)

Sorry I forgot something, my current camera has 12x optical zoom, with the standard lense on the 350 what would the zoom be compared to the fz20.

Thank you again

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 04, 2006 4:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)
Replies: 18
Views: 5057

Should I Buy EOS 350D (rebel XT)

I am looking at buying a new camera. currently I have a panasonic lumix fz20. So is the digital rebel xt worth buying? I have looked through pictures on a.net and a lot say eos 300, is the 350 better or about the same. Also how good is the lense that comes with it. Atleast for now I dont want to spe...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jul 04, 2006 3:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Air Starts.
Replies: 42
Views: 19761

RE: Question About Air Starts.

Thanks guys for all your responses, I didnt know that the apu doesnt work sometimes.

thank for the answers.

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by phxplanes
Mon Jul 03, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Air Starts.
Replies: 42
Views: 19761

Question About Air Starts.

Like the title says I have some questions about air starts. First how does the pilot know they will need an airstart. Why do you need an airstart, what happens to need it. Finally what exactly does the air start machine do (obviously blows air into the engine) but more technical. Sorry the question ...

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by phxplanes
Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Fleet Livery
Replies: 17
Views: 5978

RE: US Airways Fleet Livery

As far as the America West side. None of the 757's or 737's have been painted. 319 and 320 have. For <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> express, The crj 900 are being painted but the crj 200 and dash 8 have not yet. For east coast 319, 320, 757, and 767 have started to get pai...

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by phxplanes
Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Are These Flight Decks Pics?
Replies: 2
Views: 4340

How Are These Flight Decks Pics?

After I edited these I thought they looked good but after looking at them in myaviation.net I'm not so sure anymore. What do you guys think? Any way to fix them. Thank in advance <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center> <font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Daily Seats On One Airline In One Market?
Replies: 38
Views: 8059

RE: Most Daily Seats On One Airline In One Market?

With <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> and US combined there are about 30 to 40 flights a day between <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">...

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by phxplanes
Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744 Over PHX At 2pm MST On 6/15
Replies: 9
Views: 4400

RE: 744 Over PHX At 2pm MST On 6/15

Yup looks like it was JAL. Interesting never knew that flight existed, I will look for it more often.

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by phxplanes
Fri Jun 16, 2006 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744 Over PHX At 2pm MST On 6/15
Replies: 9
Views: 4400

RE: 744 Over PHX At 2pm MST On 6/15

Wow thats really weird, I had just got off work and was in the employee parking lot and looked up and saw that. I was wondering the same thing. It was definitely a 747. It was headed north to south. I dont no where it could have been coming from or going to. It was making some really sweet contrails...

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by phxplanes
Tue Jun 13, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Forced To Ditch Plane In Pacific Ocean
Replies: 61
Views: 27310

RE: Pilots Forced To Ditch Plane In Pacific Ocean

According to a.net stats the max cruise is 167 kts. If they actually could fly that speed the whole time it would take them about 12 hours. How do you fly 12 hours in a small twin. Also they must have had to go to the bathroom in cups or something.

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by phxplanes
Mon Jun 12, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Forced To Ditch Plane In Pacific Ocean
Replies: 61
Views: 27310

RE: Pilots Forced To Ditch Plane In Pacific Ocean

Thats crazy, I cant believe they were able to land in the water and not have serious injuries.

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by phxplanes
Mon Jun 12, 2006 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Makes AA Super MD-80?
Replies: 51
Views: 25357

RE: What Makes AA Super MD-80?

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by phxplanes
Sun Jun 11, 2006 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taking A Scanner Through The TSA Checkpoint
Replies: 9
Views: 3080

RE: Taking A Scanner Through The TSA Checkpoint

I bring my scanner and have never been searched. If you are worried you could take the batteries out so they wont think you are trying to use it onboard.

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by phxplanes
Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot? Or Ice Cold?
Replies: 8
Views: 2101

RE: Stadium Arcadium - Red Hot? Or Ice Cold?

I love the chili peppers. This cd is alright. I really like the jupiter disk, mars is not as good, a lot of slow songs. Overall a good cd, 28 songs for the price of a normal cd is a good deal.

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by phxplanes
Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground Stop In Phx
Replies: 5
Views: 3668

Ground Stop In Phx

I was watching the news and they were talking to a sky harbor representative and they said <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> is under a ground stop due to bad weather. We are having high winds, dust, lightening and rain. She said the stop s...

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by phxplanes
Thu Jun 08, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Go Air In LIH
Replies: 3
Views: 2517

RE: Go Air In LIH

To avoid any confusion its not Mesa Airlines new regional airline GO! If everything is as scheduled, they start service June 9th. On their website right now they are advertising $19 one way fares. <a href="http://www.iflygo.com/." target=_blank>http://www.iflygo.com/.</a> As for what go air is doing...

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by phxplanes
Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great 787 Article W/interior Pictures
Replies: 42
Views: 16037

RE: Great 787 Article W/interior Pictures

I hate how they only show first or business class in the models. I wish they would show what economy will look like. With less seats it automatically looks nicer. Either way cool photos.

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by phxplanes
Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Start My Job At US Tomorrow!
Replies: 16
Views: 3929

RE: I Start My Job At US Tomorrow!

Well thanks everyone. As long as I can make it through the summer I will be alright.

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by phxplanes
Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Start My Job At US Tomorrow!
Replies: 16
Views: 3929

I Start My Job At US Tomorrow!

I'm excited about it so I decided to post it. I'm starting my first day in training for US Airways working on the ramp. Besides for the hotter then hell heat, I think it should be fun and I cant wait. So hopefully I will meet some of you fellow a.netters that work down there.

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by phxplanes
Wed May 24, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling
Replies: 169
Views: 11348

RE: Identifying Other A.netters While Travelling

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by phxplanes
Mon May 22, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L1011 Engine? (pic)
Replies: 35
Views: 10956

RE: L1011 Engine? (pic)

They still havent fixed it? It seems like they would have atleast taken the engine off or something by now.

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by phxplanes
Sat May 20, 2006 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N745VJ Allegheny Heritage Scheme Before And After
Replies: 17
Views: 4180

RE: N745VJ Allegheny Heritage Scheme Before And After

At first I didnt think it would be much of a difference but the new one definitely looks better. I'm real surprised that US would re-paint the plane but good for them.

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by phxplanes
Wed May 17, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Attention - New Rejection Messages!
Replies: 27
Views: 3769

RE: Attention - New Rejection Messages!

I like the idea of an example page. I dont know exactly what you are planning but if you could show actual shots that were rejected and why compared to similar shots that were accepted.

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by phxplanes
Wed May 17, 2006 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Video Of Pentagon 9/11 Attack Released
Replies: 26
Views: 9992

RE: First Video Of Pentagon 9/11 Attack Released

Wow I am totally against all the conspiracy theories but that definately looks like a missile

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by phxplanes
Sat May 13, 2006 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight 93 Movie Review By DL Captain
Replies: 34
Views: 11177

RE: Flight 93 Movie Review By DL Captain

Wow that was very interesting to read. I saw the movie and it did seam very realistic. Always interesting to hear something from people who were in the middle of it.
Thanks for posting

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by phxplanes
Thu May 11, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.
Replies: 18
Views: 5796

RE: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.

I was able to go to the airport and get a better angle and get a shot accepted. Thanks everyone for your help. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1043738/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1043738/M/" target="_blank">Vie...

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by phxplanes
Wed May 10, 2006 7:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.
Replies: 18
Views: 5796

RE: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.

I understand the quality thats obvious. But for example this picture even though it shows all the title is it still motive because it is not the whole plane or not just the nose. <br> <center> <font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"> MyAviation.net photo: <br><a href="http://m...

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by phxplanes
Tue May 09, 2006 11:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.
Replies: 18
Views: 5796

RE: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.

I dont have ramp access. The plane was right up agaisnt the fence that is why I couldnt get a full shot. Unless a shot with a fence could get accepted I guess I will have to wait until they move it. <img src="http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b51/phxplane/gosky003.jpg" width="400" height="300" borde...

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by phxplanes
Tue May 09, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.
Replies: 18
Views: 5796

Help! 1st Shots Of New Airline Go! Rejected.

I went to the airport today and got pictures of the new Airline Go! and they all got rejected. The plane was parked right next to a fence so it was really hard shooting through it. The e-mail did say they were screened by a screener in training. Should I appeal any of these? Anyone think they could ...

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by phxplanes
Tue May 09, 2006 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)
Replies: 36
Views: 8083

RE: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)

Does any one know how long they will be in PHX for. I want to try an get a picture of them.

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by phxplanes
Mon May 08, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)
Replies: 36
Views: 8083

Two Go! CRJ's In Phx! (PICS)

Mesa Airlines new airline Go! had its first two aircraft painted and and arrived in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and are in the Mesa Hanger. They are ex independence Air planes. <a href="http://www.visitingphx.com/alpgo.html" target=_b...

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by phxplanes
Mon May 01, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Video -- Bored Airline Pilots
Replies: 5
Views: 4879

RE: Funny Video -- Bored Airline Pilots

Thats pretty funny. Its always fun to see some airplane humor.

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by phxplanes
Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Q. About The Actual Screening Process?
Replies: 44
Views: 5266

RE: Q. About The Actual Screening Process?

Thanks Tim, its to bad you dont get to screen your own photos. Your acceptance ratio might suddenly become 100%.

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by phxplanes
Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Q. About The Actual Screening Process?
Replies: 44
Views: 5266

Q. About The Actual Screening Process?

It seems like the screeners have been getting railed lately but I think you guys are doing a great job. This question is mainly to screeners or other people who might have some insight into how our photos are screened. How many photos a day do you usually screen? How long does it take to screen a ph...

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