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by ssteve
Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurolot (K2) To Order 12 Dash 8-Q400NG
Replies: 44
Views: 8245

RE: Eurolot (K2) To Order 12 Dash 8-Q400NG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ghifty" class="quote" target="_blank">ghifty</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i> I find it somewhat amusing that the Dash 8,...

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by ssteve
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q400 Reliability
Replies: 13
Views: 5870

RE: Q400 Reliability

For SK, it was probably a easy decision. Too much negative media attention for one type of airframe and it's just easier to throw in the towel. Doesn't mean the problems haven't been solved.

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by ssteve
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 AMP Cancelled(?)
Replies: 11
Views: 7287

C-130 AMP Cancelled(?)

<a href="http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-13/boeing-s-c-130-transport-upgrades-said-to-be-ended-by-pentagon.html" target="_blank">http://www.businessweek.com/news/201...-said-to-be-ended-by-pentagon.html</a> <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/?q=aviation-news/ain-defense-perspective/2012-01-1...

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by ssteve
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 63% Support Name Change For YNG
Replies: 10
Views: 4317

RE: 63% Support Name Change For YNG

I think "YNG" should be changed, because I always think it must be in Canada.

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by ssteve
Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-8X And -9X Now In The Pipe Line
Replies: 264
Views: 62659

RE: Boeing 777-8X And -9X Now In The Pipe Line

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommytoyz" class="quote" target="_blank">tommytoyz</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>I think the proof is in the order numb...

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by ssteve
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travelling With Babies - Is There A Minimum Age?
Replies: 36
Views: 21362

RE: Travelling With Babies - Is There A Minimum Age?

It all has to do with vaccines and transmissible disease. If you happen to travel on a flight with someone who has (for instance) pertussis, it could end pretty sadly for the little one. Ideally all the older folks sharing the flight are vaccinated, and there's nothing to worry about. If someone has...

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by ssteve
Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production Thread Part 2
Replies: 277
Views: 66750

RE: 787 Production Thread 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/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>So once all the shipsets arrive with no trav...

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by ssteve
Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World's Most Unlikely & Surprising Non-stops?
Replies: 67
Views: 7470

RE: World's Most Unlikely & Surprising Non-stops?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/doug_Or" class="quote" target="_blank">doug_Or</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Quoting BoeingGuy (Reply 1): <acronym title=...

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by ssteve
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese MD-90, Orders Possible?
Replies: 19
Views: 11691

RE: Chinese MD-90, Orders Possible?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GREATANSETT" class="quote" target="_blank">GREATANSETT</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD...

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by ssteve
Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8i Orders
Replies: 84
Views: 26833

RE: 747-8i Orders

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cosmofly" class="quote" target="_blank">cosmofly</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>The only game left that I can see for th...

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by ssteve
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese MD-90, Orders Possible?
Replies: 19
Views: 11691

RE: Chinese MD-90, Orders Possible?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MEA-707" class="quote" target="_blank">MEA-707</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>The smaller ARJ-21 definitely makes use of e...

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by ssteve
Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 747-8F Incident YVR - First Day Of Service
Replies: 51
Views: 29698

RE: CX 747-8F Incident YVR - First Day Of 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/zeke" class="quote" target="_blank">zeke</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>The largest 747-8 operator at the moment is not ...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA International Service
Replies: 97
Views: 14780

RE: SEA International 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/alexinwa" class="quote" target="_blank">alexinwa</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>As an observer, I am more impressed with...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rekkof To Build A Major F100NG Plant In Brazil
Replies: 85
Views: 21631

RE: Rekkof To Build A Major F100NG Plant In Brazil

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CPHFF" class="quote" target="_blank">CPHFF</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i>Whouldn't the ARJ21-900 be a direct competitor...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA International Service
Replies: 97
Views: 14780

RE: SEA International 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/Flighty" class="quote" target="_blank">Flighty</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>Don't forget California and Arizona. And N...

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by ssteve
Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rekkof To Build A Major F100NG Plant In Brazil
Replies: 85
Views: 21631

RE: Rekkof To Build A Major F100NG Plant In Brazil

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i> I would like to see more 'clear nic...

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by ssteve
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA International Service
Replies: 97
Views: 14780

RE: SEA International 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/airontario" class="quote" target="_blank">airontario</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>However the taxes that the Canadian ...

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by ssteve
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA International Service
Replies: 97
Views: 14780

RE: SEA International Service

Must be the nice airport.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/cheeky.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  Above and beyond reasons that might support more local origination, if you look at a map, is just a sensible place to connect to international...

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by ssteve
Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus To Pay Out $mills In QF A330 Horror Flight
Replies: 92
Views: 30070

RE: Airbus To Pay Out $mills In QF A330 Horror Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/neutronstar73" class="quote" target="_blank">neutronstar73</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>And let's remind folks that a ...

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by ssteve
Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus To Pay Out $mills In QF A330 Horror Flight
Replies: 92
Views: 30070

RE: Airbus To Pay Out $mills In QF A330 Horror Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AngMoh" class="quote" target="_blank">AngMoh</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>It is a US concept that you yourself are nev...

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by ssteve
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 12th A380 VH-OQL Has Arrived In SYD!
Replies: 42
Views: 16634

RE: QF 12th A380 VH-OQL Has Arrived In SYD!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>I'm suprised no one else has mentioned it ...

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by ssteve
Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY
Replies: 63
Views: 12592

RE: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wjcandee" class="quote" target="_blank">wjcandee</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i> Earlier in the thread, the guy hit the ...

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by ssteve
Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Suspends A330P2F Program - More 767F Sales?
Replies: 56
Views: 20512

RE: Airbus Suspends A330P2F Program - More 767F Sales?

The Seattle Times today: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>FedEx originally planned to use the 777s on international markets where it now uses <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY
Replies: 63
Views: 12592

RE: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/usxguy" class="quote" target="_blank">usxguy</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>I don't care if you are the president of USA...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Confirms Order For 27 767-300F + 2 777F
Replies: 117
Views: 25582

FedEx Confirms Order For 27 767-300F + 2 777F

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seabosdca" class="quote" target="_blank">seabosdca</a> (<a href="#71" class="quote">Reply 71</a>):<br/><i>Like it or not, the <acronym title="Ai...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY
Replies: 63
Views: 12592

RE: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY

What are the chances that the agent who was working check-in left the front desk before this Marine arrived? I'm wondering if he checked-in at a kiosk and found no one around to check his bag, which then meant he stewed there until someone discovered him at the last minute. I've seen similar happen ...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NoobQ: Alternating Wing Lights On Landing?
Replies: 14
Views: 6821

RE: NoobQ: Alternating Wing Lights On Landing?

You see them a lot with the seaplane traffic on Lake Union as well. Very eye-catching way to warn boaters they're on the runway.

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by ssteve
Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY
Replies: 63
Views: 12592

RE: US Airways Bumps Marine In SBY

What's the minimum compensation for an involuntary bump now?

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by ssteve
Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Engines Pacing 787 Deliveries?
Replies: 48
Views: 12726

RE: Are Engines Pacing 787 Deliveries?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ferpe" class="quote" target="_blank">ferpe</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>My bad, I read Lightsaber's post wrongly. So w...

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by ssteve
Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 757, Makes Emergency Land @ Grand Junction.
Replies: 45
Views: 17834

RE: UA 757, Makes Emergency Land @ Grand Junction.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/milesrich" class="quote" target="_blank">milesrich</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> During the 70's, <acronym title="Unit...

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by ssteve
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Markets & Research- A321Neo, 737-900 Are No 757
Replies: 84
Views: 13882

RE: Markets & Research- A321Neo, 737-900 Are No 757

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Byrdluvs747" class="quote" target="_blank">Byrdluvs747</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Boeing made a strategic mistake by n...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont's Dash 8 Fleet
Replies: 44
Views: 10332

RE: Piedmont's Dash 8 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DashTrash" class="quote" target="_blank">DashTrash</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>One operation spare has been the norm fo...

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by ssteve
Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN CEO Warns Carrier’s Labor Costs Are Too High
Replies: 158
Views: 18540

WN CEO Warns Carrier’s Labor Costs Are Too High

I like flying on WN because I don't have to be involved in the struggle with 140 rollaboards and 30 gate checks.

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by ssteve
Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In The Event Of A Landing On Water...
Replies: 29
Views: 7679

RE: In The Event Of A Landing On Water...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DashTrash" class="quote" target="_blank">DashTrash</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Arriving into the water would be call...

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by ssteve
Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A United A380 May Be On The Way
Replies: 244
Views: 51405

RE: A United A380 May Be On The Way

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nuggetsyl" class="quote" target="_blank">nuggetsyl</a> (<a href="#147" class="quote">Reply 147</a>):<br/><i>WOW never knew the a380 needed less ...

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by ssteve
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cost Of Emergency Landing
Replies: 10
Views: 9872

RE: Cost Of Emergency Landing

Canadian courts seem to place it at around $70,000 if you divert from Alaska to Vancouver and delay 18 hours: <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/02/business/research-in-motion-employees-fined-for-disruption-on-plane.html" target="_blank">http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/02/bu...fined-for-disrupti...

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by ssteve
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What The Secret To The Boeing 777 Safety Record?
Replies: 53
Views: 24118

RE: What The Secret To The Boeing 777 Safety Record?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i> If we have to separate marks we...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of LOT's SP-LPC
Replies: 16
Views: 8626

RE: Status Of LOT's SP-LPC

The tech ops thread: <i><a href="/aviation-forums/tech_ops/read.main/309160" target="_blank">LOT 767 Belly Landing First Investigation Report</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/3MilesToWRO" class="quote" target="_blank">3MilesToWRO</a> Dec 1 2011 in Tech Ops)</font> ... has a wealth of inf...

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by ssteve
Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Next New USA Airport?
Replies: 65
Views: 15103

The Next New USA 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/boberito6589" class="quote" target="_blank">boberito6589</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I think that Branson was the last ...

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