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by B737900
Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There "Brand Loyalty" When Purchasing Aircraft?
Replies: 16
Views: 4510

Is There "Brand Loyalty" When Purchasing Aircraft?

I know that when an airline sets out to purchase new aircraft there are a lot of factors that are considered; not least of which is fuel economy. Parts interchangability and crew training are also important factors. It is a huge advantage for an airline to have all one type. Price is also a factor o...

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by B737900
Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM A330 Flights To ABC Islands: Eff. Oct 28 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 11765

RE: KLM A330 Flights To ABC Islands: Eff. Oct 28 2012

Oh, darn, I thought for a minute there that KLM was starting service to Admirality, Baranof and Chichagof Islands.

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by B737900
Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mars Water Bomber Vandalized On Sunday
Replies: 11
Views: 10547

RE: Mars Water Bomber Vandalized On Sunday

I first learned of the Mars water bomber after watching "Flying Boats" a few months ago. It is a 3 disc set from NetFlix and is a must see for A.netters! The segment told about 2 Mars water bombers but the article mentions just the one. Are there still two stationed at Lake Sproat? We were visiting ...

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by B737900
Thu May 31, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Announces MRY To HNL
Replies: 30
Views: 9498

RE: Allegiant Announces MRY To HNL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Quoting FATFlyer (Reply 8): 50) Bellingham,W...

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by B737900
Sat May 12, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 747-131 Upper Deck Question
Replies: 12
Views: 13124

RE: TWA 747-131 Upper Deck Question

In June 1990 I flew Varig from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> in F class. F class at that time was located on the top deck. If I remember correctl...

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by B737900
Fri May 04, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha Airlines 737 Due Into Oakland Shortly!
Replies: 12
Views: 9396

RE: Aloha Airlines 737 Due Into Oakland Shortly!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Flightaware saays it is a B-732.</...

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by B737900
Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Misses Concorde?
Replies: 60
Views: 9492

RE: Who Misses Concorde?

The closest I've ever been to the Concorde is driving on the freeway south of Seattle. A Concorde is on static display at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. Also at Boeing Field, and not on static display, are the brand new B787 and B747. What a grouping!! Yes. I will one day be up-close-and-pers...

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by B737900
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC878 January 13th 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5713

RE: AC878 January 13th 2011

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/acidradio" class="quote" target="_blank">acidradio</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Left wing, right wing, folks we know t...

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by B737900
Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC878 January 13th 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5713

RE: AC878 January 13th 2011

Yes, <a href="http://www.avhearld.com" target="_blank">www.avhearld.com</a> has a very good summery of the event. Read it a few hours ago. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MikeC...

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by B737900
Sun Apr 15, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flying Boats" The DVD. Any More Documentaries?
Replies: 1
Views: 2637

"Flying Boats" The DVD. Any More Documentaries?

For those of you that are history buffs of the age of the flying boats (Boeing 314, Short S23, Dornier, PBY Catalina, Grumman Goose, etc.) there is an interesting and fantastic DVD on Netflix called "Flying Boats". Just finished it last night and would recomment it to you. First disc spends a lot of...

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by B737900
Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 767-400 Diverted ATL While En-route LHR.
Replies: 11
Views: 11829

RE: Delta 767-400 Diverted ATL While En-route LHR.

I have wondered when an a/c diverts to remove an unruly or ill passenger does the airline also unload their checked luggage? Yesterday on <a href="http://www.avherald" target="_blank">www.avherald</a> United flt 840 from Sydney to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Calif...

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by B737900
Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cool Video From OSL
Replies: 4
Views: 6148

RE: Cool Video From OSL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonyban" class="quote" target="_blank">tonyban</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Nice video. Notice the 744 had no problems o...

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by B737900
Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?
Replies: 44
Views: 14775

RE: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblueguy22" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblueguy22</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>I'm sorry but I consider a trage...

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by B737900
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?
Replies: 44
Views: 14775

RE: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gothamspotter" class="quote" target="_blank">gothamspotter</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>This week's incident was an Ai...

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by B737900
Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?
Replies: 44
Views: 14775

RE: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PlaneAdmirer" class="quote" target="_blank">PlaneAdmirer</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I am with the others who thought...

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by B737900
Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?
Replies: 44
Views: 14775

RE: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>As far as I am aware, no cargo var...

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by B737900
Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?
Replies: 44
Views: 14775

Is It Dangerous Building Boeings In Everett?

Haven't seen this posted. If so please delete or move. Watching Seattle news this evening it is reported that last night (Monday) at Boeing Field in Everett an employee was caught between the flaps and spoilers of a 747. He sustained injuries. Not much details yet. And last month, also in Everett, a...

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by B737900
Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757
Replies: 14
Views: 19296

RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Winds are everything..............!!!

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by B737900
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AS Need A New Name?
Replies: 78
Views: 12535

RE: Does AS Need A New Name?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gunsontheroof" class="quote" target="_blank">Gunsontheroof</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i>I realize that their brand isn...

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by B737900
Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AS Need A New Name?
Replies: 78
Views: 12535

RE: Does AS Need A New Name?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ApM629" class="quote" target="_blank">ApM629</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i>If you know Alaska Airlines you know that is...

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by B737900
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AS Need A New Name?
Replies: 78
Views: 12535

RE: Does AS Need A New Name?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yeelep" class="quote" target="_blank">yeelep</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Quoting Boeing773ER (Reply 33): I think <acr...

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by B737900
Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AS Need A New Name?
Replies: 78
Views: 12535

RE: Does AS Need A New Name?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LOWS" class="quote" target="_blank">LOWS</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Maybe a new logo? I like the Eskimo on the tail,...

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by B737900
Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does AS Need A New Name?
Replies: 78
Views: 12535

RE: Does AS Need A New Name?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/F9Animal" class="quote" target="_blank">F9Animal</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>I don't think they need to change their ...

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by B737900
Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's The Shortest Flight From Your Home Airport?
Replies: 73
Views: 8290

RE: What's The Shortest Flight From Your Home Airp

Flown many, many times SIT - JNU on Alaska Airlines. I would say 100 miles or so. Back in the late 1960's I flew <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OA...

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by B737900
Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best And Worst US Airlines Of 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 7621

RE: Best And Worst US Airlines Of 2011

I have been flying Alaska Airlines for 35 years so I am very pleased that they are now rated right up there with the best of them. When I first started flying with them I was living in Alaska so they were the only airline in the small town I lived in. Way back then (mid-70's) <acronym title="Alaska ...

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by B737900
Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 20 Years Gone
Replies: 86
Views: 16784

RE: Pan Am 20 Years Gone

Pan American World Airways was a class act to be sure. Speaking of pioneering air routs: I am just finishing a very interesting book "The Long Way Home" by Ed Dover (Paladwr Press, 1999). It is the story of PAA San Francisco - Honolulu flight on Dec. 7, 1941. The flight continued on south to Aucklan...

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by B737900
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Landing 1s Tonight
Replies: 39
Views: 9055

RE: SFO Landing 1s Tonight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BoeingGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">BoeingGuy</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> Air California 737</i></font></td></t...

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by B737900
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Landing 1s Tonight
Replies: 39
Views: 9055

RE: SFO Landing 1s Tonight

For years I flew SIT-<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> and flying down the coast and making a nice left turn to land from the south and seeing the ...

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by B737900
Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Pan Am Were Still Around, Where Would They Be?
Replies: 50
Views: 17899

RE: If Pan Am Were Still Around, Where Would They Be?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanAm1971" class="quote" target="_blank">PanAm1971</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>BTW-while I was living overseas (Pakis...

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by B737900
Wed Nov 09, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Pilot Smoked Marijuana Before Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 10731

RE: Russian Pilot Smoked Marijuana Before Flight

Very interesting thread going on here. Allow me to offer a story (true) of a pilot who inhaled marijuana while flying a Beaver. You be the judge. Years ago I was sitting up front in the right seat as a passanger in a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver (on floats). The two other passengers in the rear were we...

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by B737900
Wed Nov 02, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tenerife Speculation
Replies: 21
Views: 13204

RE: Tenerife Speculation

A little side-bar to this very interesting discussion if you will allow me. My father-in-law at the time of the tragedy was a 747 captain for Pan Am. My wife and I were living in a bush village in Alaska where I was teaching school. No cell phones, no emails, none of today's technologies of course. ...

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by B737900
Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air Boeing 727 Hero Pilot Snubbed
Replies: 25
Views: 16747

RE: Iran Air Boeing 727 Hero Pilot Snubbed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TCASAlert" class="quote" target="_blank">TCASAlert</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>never before has a commercial airliner...

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by B737900
Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story
Replies: 58
Views: 22281

RE: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LONGisland89" class="quote" target="_blank">LONGisland89</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>As for those of you who think it...

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by B737900
Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story
Replies: 58
Views: 22281

RE: VCV Boneyard Pics And Story

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/toering" class="quote" target="_blank">toering</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>However I don't recomend doing what t...

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by B737900
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy
Replies: 61
Views: 12176

RE: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canoecarrier" class="quote" target="_blank">canoecarrier</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>They must be doing something rig...

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by B737900
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy
Replies: 61
Views: 12176

RE: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy

I've heard on this thread that WiFi is no charge for a short time. Also read that there is a charge for it. Question: I'm flying <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> - <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS ...

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by B737900
Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy
Replies: 61
Views: 12176

RE: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canoecarrier" class="quote" target="_blank">canoecarrier</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>And, for those of you that say "...

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by B737900
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy
Replies: 61
Views: 12176

RE: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy

As stated in previous posts, it makes little sense to outfit an a/c with IFE when most of <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> routs are relatively short. For the longer coast-to-coast and Hawaii flights WiFi seems to be the logical thing. IFE adds weight, needs maintainance and costs...

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by B737900
Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy
Replies: 61
Views: 12176

RE: Alaska, How About An Interior Upgrade Buddy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N62NA" class="quote" target="_blank">N62NA</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Quoting RWA380 (Reply 17): They have Wifi on a...

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by B737900
Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BN Islander "Mind Sitting Next To The Pilot?"
Replies: 16
Views: 17775

RE: BN Islander "Mind Sitting Next To The Pilot?"

Very, very nice trip report. I could very much relate to sitting up front. I have lived on two islands in Alaska and Washington state for the past 35 years. The fastest way off and on was to fly. Many times I would get to sit up front in Beavers, Caravans, twin Otters and small Cessenas. Love you <a...

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by B737900
Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL179 Squawking 7700 Heading To UK
Replies: 17
Views: 17850

RE: DL179 Squawking 7700 Heading To UK

From Amsterdam to Portland on two engines. Wow!

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by B737900
Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Era Cathay Pilots: Best In The Profession?
Replies: 33
Views: 15565

RE: Kai Tak Era Cathay Pilots: Best In The Profession?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AR385" class="quote" target="_blank">AR385</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>I do not believe there is an airline with the ...

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by B737900
Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Era Cathay Pilots: Best In The Profession?
Replies: 33
Views: 15565

RE: Kai Tak Era Cathay Pilots: Best In The Profession?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KPDX" class="quote" target="_blank">KPDX</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Indeed! Never ceases to amaze me when I see the vi...

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by B737900
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna Makes Emergency Landing In Town
Replies: 19
Views: 15591

RE: Cessna Makes Emergency Landing In Town

To see the details concerning the Cessna click here: www.faa.gov and enter N6619F in the box!

[Edited 2011-08-29 08:41:58]

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by B737900
Fri Aug 19, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Planes Vs Trains Across Europe?
Replies: 20
Views: 4953

Planes Vs Trains Across Europe?

My wife and I are planning to do the "Grand Tour" of Europe starting in England. We eventually want to end our trip in Rome but with stops in Paris and elseware. We will of course fly from Seattle to London but we are wondering how to decide whether to do some segments by plane and some segments by ...

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by B737900
Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: College Search: JNU-KTN-SEA-PDX-SEA-JNU On AS+QX
Replies: 12
Views: 10892

RE: College Search: JNU-KTN-SEA-PDX-SEA-JNU On AS+QX

Wonderful trip report Mr. Kaphias! Having lived in Sitka for 30 years, reading your <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> was like coming home - literally. Watching the landing at KTN reminded me of probably the worst non-landing I have ever experienced. Night, winter, windy, fo...

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by B737900
Fri May 06, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Types Of B-52's Are Still In Service?
Replies: 16
Views: 18453

RE: What Types Of B-52's Are Still In Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>There are two B-52B models still a...

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by B737900
Wed May 04, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Iranian F-4E Phantom II. What?
Replies: 35
Views: 10656

RE: Iranian F-4E Phantom II. What?

I'm enjoying the discussion. My first experience with the Phantom was about 40+ years ago off the coast of North Vietnam. We were on station and the word was passed aboard ship to "stand-by for low pass port side". We ran up on deck and two very low, very fast and very loud F-4's buzzed us, turned a...

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by B737900
Tue May 03, 2011 3:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Iranian F-4E Phantom II. What?
Replies: 35
Views: 10656

Iranian F-4E Phantom II. What?

I just viewed on todays A.net top 5 the photo (unidentified) of IAF McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> aircraft. These are ancient aircraft! They were around when I was in Vietnam!! My questions are: how many F4's does the IAF have and <acronym...

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by B737900
Wed Apr 27, 2011 2:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: C-17 Parked In Reverse Thrust Config?
Replies: 10
Views: 9231

RE: C-17 Parked In Reverse Thrust Config?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pmZN...

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