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by doulasc
Sat May 23, 2015 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Airways To Pan Am Building
Replies: 15
Views: 4331

RE: New York Airways To Pan Am Building

how did they get the helicopter off the building after this happened

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by doulasc
Fri May 22, 2015 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Airways To Pan Am Building
Replies: 15
Views: 4331

New York Airways To Pan Am Building

I was just reading about New York Airways Helicopter and discovered they started service to the Heliport atop the Pan Am Building in 1965 and then dropped the service in 1968. Was the service unprofitable.They resumed service in 1977 but dropped service after the accident which resulted in 4 deaths ...

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by doulasc
Tue May 19, 2015 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces PHL-FLL, BWI-MCO
Replies: 43
Views: 5791

RE: B6 Announces PHL-FLL, BWI-MCO

I think its great to see <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> is adding on to <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>.I hope to see <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acrony...

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by doulasc
Tue May 19, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA Going To Paint Any MD-80's In The New Paint?
Replies: 63
Views: 15525

RE: Is AA Going To Paint Any MD-80's In The New Paint?

why do some people dislike the MD-80

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by doulasc
Tue May 19, 2015 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA Going To Paint Any MD-80's In The New Paint?
Replies: 63
Views: 15525

RE: Is AA Going To Paint Any MD-80's In The New Paint?

they should do at least one.

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by doulasc
Sun May 10, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Boeing 707-120,how Many Airlines Used Them
Replies: 22
Views: 3391

The Boeing 707-120,how Many Airlines Used Them

When the Boeing 707 first came out they were 120 series,the intercontinental 320 series came out in 1959.Was the 120 series design for long haul or was it more a domestic aircraft.Pan Am had the 121 and flew it to Europe but required a a fuel stop unlike the their 707-321s. The only airlines to orde...

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by doulasc
Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Airbus A321s
Replies: 39
Views: 14631

RE: Spirit Airlines Airbus A321s

what ever happened to N583NK,N586NK,N585NK and N584NK?

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by doulasc
Sun Apr 26, 2015 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Airbus A321s
Replies: 39
Views: 14631

Spirit Airlines Airbus A321s

Has Spirit Airlines retired their fleet of Airbus A321s.I see none of their 321s wore the newer paint schemes.

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by doulasc
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is AA Mostly Eagle In ATL?
Replies: 7
Views: 2738

Why Is AA Mostly Eagle In ATL?

American Airlines flights from <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (Glenn H Curtiss / North Beach / Municipal-La Guardia Field) (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Ge...

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by doulasc
Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TWA 707-131Bs No HF Antenna
Replies: 6
Views: 3318

RE: TWA 707-131Bs No HF Antenna

I looked in a TWA 1960 timetable on timetableimages.com and the only planes to Europe were Boeing 707-331non fan and
Lockheed 1649As.No 131s or Super G connies.

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by doulasc
Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TWA 707-131Bs No HF Antenna
Replies: 6
Views: 3318

TWA 707-131Bs No HF Antenna

I noticed TWA had <acronym title="OLD: Hapag Lloyd (Germany), NEW: Hapagfly (Germany)">HF</acronym> Antennas on their Boeing 707-131 non fans but their 131Bs did not have them.Did TWA fly their 707-131 non fans across the Atlantic before they got 707-331s.I was wondering why TWA's 131Bs lacked the <...

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by doulasc
Sat Apr 18, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rolling Stones Boeing 767
Replies: 1
Views: 3888

The Rolling Stones Boeing 767

Do the Rolling Stones still have their Boeing 767-200ER? They will be in Columbus Ohio May 30.I wonder
will it be flying into CMH or Rickenbacker?

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by doulasc
Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airline Still Flying Boeing 767-200ERs
Replies: 20
Views: 8574

Any Airline Still Flying Boeing 767-200ERs

Are any airlines still flying Boeing 767-200ERs or have most airlines retired them? I know there a number still flying
for cargo carries like DHL. Have all US Air carriers retired theirs,,But plenty of 767-300ERs are still in passenger service.

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by doulasc
Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA At LHR
Replies: 27
Views: 9736

RE: TWA At LHR

I am sure TWA did IAD-LHR

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by doulasc
Sat Apr 11, 2015 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA's Connies In The Twin Globe Paint
Replies: 3
Views: 3204

TWA's Connies In The Twin Globe Paint

I know this will be a unusual question. Ever since I saw a TWA Lockheed 749A Constellation when I was a kid in the 1960s,I always wondered why the red dart was below the windows rather than over the windows like their jets. When TWA was repainting their 749A connies did they try to do it over the wi...

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by doulasc
Wed Apr 01, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If AA Did Not Buy TWA.
Replies: 90
Views: 15153

If AA Did Not Buy TWA.

If American Airlines did not buy TWA do you think TWA would eventually shut down.Another Airline might have
bought TWA like Delta or United.Did TWA have a slim chance for survival on its own.

[Edited 2015-03-31 18:47:56]

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by doulasc
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Humble Beginning At MIA
Replies: 54
Views: 8579

RE: AA's Humble Beginning At MIA

If Pan Am and Eastern survived, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> would only be serving,<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>,<acronym title="San Juan - Luis Munoz Marin International (Isla Verde) (SJU / TJSJ), Puerto Rico">S...

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production
Replies: 4
Views: 3492

Boeing 767 Production

I find it hard to believe that the Boeing 767 production line is still open,Are there any airlines still placing orders for any Boeing 767-300ER? In sure the 767-200ER is no longer in production,The Boeing 777-200ER probably wont be in production much longer now that the 777-300ER is available.It se...

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Humble Beginning At MIA
Replies: 54
Views: 8579

AA's Humble Beginning At MIA

American Airlines was non existant at <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>,Florida and the southestern USA before deregulation.Even when <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> started service...

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by doulasc
Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A340 Production
Replies: 42
Views: 11273

RE: Airbus A340 Production

Basically the A340 is a A330 with 2 more engines

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by doulasc
Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do Any Airlines Serve Grand Turk?
Replies: 2
Views: 2065

Do Any Airlines Serve Grand Turk?

I want to visit the Turks and Caicos Islands and I am finding that there is no commercial airline service to Grand Turk and
all airlines serve Providencials.When did airlines cease serving Grand Turk?

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Pan Am Merged With NWA In 1989
Replies: 44
Views: 10865

RE: If Pan Am Merged With NWA In 1989

I thought the billboard paint scheme that came out in 1984 was just too plain,I liked the older blue stripe better.

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 15, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Pan Am Merged With NWA In 1989
Replies: 44
Views: 10865

If Pan Am Merged With NWA In 1989

Pan Am was planning on buying out Northwest Airlines in 1989 .If that merger went through do you think Pan Am would still be around today.The merger would put Pan Am in the Pacific again.Do you think it would further harm Pan Am further since Pan Am was in bad financial shape at that time.Also I alw...

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by doulasc
Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY-HAV Nonstop - First Flight Since 1958
Replies: 7
Views: 5736

RE: MSY-HAV Nonstop - First Flight Since 1958

Delta inherited MSY-HAV from Chicago and Southern Airlines in 1955

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by doulasc
Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/AE To Re Commence MIA-MLB?
Replies: 9
Views: 3825

RE: AA/AE To Re Commence MIA-MLB?

What ever happened to <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Savannah - International (SAV / KSAV), USA - Georgia">SAV</acronym>.I would like to see <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilc...

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by doulasc
Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A319 At CMH
Replies: 4
Views: 2601

Air Canada A319 At CMH

I spotted an Air Canada Airbus A 319 at Port Columbus International Airport parked over at Lane aviation. is it a charter flight.the only Air Canada service Columbus gets is operated by Air Canada jazz for service to Toronto

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by doulasc
Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CMH-LAX Flight Still Daily?
Replies: 4
Views: 2747

AA CMH-LAX Flight Still Daily?

I live in Columbu Ohio.I remember when <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> intiated nonstop <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> witn ...

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by doulasc
Tue Mar 03, 2015 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing Ever Build Another 4 Engine Jet
Replies: 85
Views: 19650

Will Boeing Ever Build Another 4 Engine Jet

After the Boeing 747 ceases production will Boeing ever build another 4 engine jetliner? will there ever be another
tri jet like the 727?

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by doulasc
Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Ordered Bristol Britannia 310s?
Replies: 12
Views: 4251

TWA Ordered Bristol Britannia 310s?

In one of my facebook groups someone stated that Howard Hughes tried to order 30 Bristol Brittania 310s for TWA in 1958.But that order got cancelled because Bristol could not meet deadlines.This is the first I heard of this.I could never imagine a Brittania in TWA colors. That's when TWA went with t...

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by doulasc
Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Last DC-6 Flight 1966
Replies: 21
Views: 8062

RE: American Airlines Last DC-6 Flight 1966

I looked in timetable images.com and looked in an American Airlines timetable from 1966 and the DC 6s were just winding down but did not not say whether they were a 6 or <acronym title="Britannia Airways Sverige (Sweden)">6B</acronym> and there were a few DC 7s that were pure freighters still in ser...

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by doulasc
Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Last DC-6 Flight 1966
Replies: 21
Views: 8062

American Airlines Last DC-6 Flight 1966

American Airlines retired there last douglas DC 6 in 1966
does anyone know what route it was on and was it a DC 6 or a DC 6 B

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by doulasc
Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA MD-80 Routes: 2015
Replies: 40
Views: 9558

RE: AA MD-80 Routes: 2015

What about DFW-CMH or is that route going to A319s

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail
Replies: 55
Views: 14792

Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail

I noticed a air cargo operator Profit Express had some 880s converted to cargo configureation,How many 880s did they have
and what airlines did they get them from.

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail
Replies: 55
Views: 14792

Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail

In the US only TWA,Delta and Northeast had Convair 880s,I guess Northeast's ended up at Delta with the merger in 1972.The Convair 880s were retired after the 1973 oil crisis.What other airlines outside the US had 880s and 990s. American Airlines was the only US carrier to have the Convair 990 and re...

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by doulasc
Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of B6 At PHL And BWI
Replies: 14
Views: 2841

Future Of B6 At PHL And BWI

Right now only Boston is served from Philadelphia and Baltimore.Is there any chance that JetBlue will add other destinations at these two.Like Florida or to the Caribbean like San Juan. I could see <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>,<...

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetways To Both Front And Rear Doors On Left Side.
Replies: 12
Views: 6700

Jetways To Both Front And Rear Doors On Left Side.

In the 1960s when jets like the Boeing 707,Douglas DC-8 and Convair 880 came on the scene airports had jetways which were enclosed bridges going from the terminal gate area to the plane. In most major airports there were two jetways at each gate where the plane did parallel parking and the jetways w...

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by doulasc
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces DAB As Newest City
Replies: 55
Views: 9722

RE: B6 Announces DAB As Newest City

what are the chances of JetBlue Ever addind Melbourne? or even the Panhandle like Tallahassee and Pensacola

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by doulasc
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces DAB As Newest City
Replies: 55
Views: 9722

RE: B6 Announces DAB As Newest City

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/werdywerd" class="quote" target="_blank">werdywerd</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Did Dave Barg...

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by doulasc
Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Eastern 757-225 At US Airways
Replies: 46
Views: 12068

Ex Eastern 757-225 At US Airways

Has US Airways retired their ex Eastern Boeing 757-225s or do they still have a few that may go over to American.
I also read on Boeing not bringing back the 757,out of 1049 airframes built only half of them are still flying.I guess
the other half got scrapped.

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why AA Had 707-320s?
Replies: 27
Views: 4477

Why AA Had 707-320s?

This is in response to a posting where I read that <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> did not have any domestic routes that required the range of a Boeing 707-320. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> operated mostly Boeing 707-123Bs,Took delivery of 707-323Cs in ...

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by doulasc
Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Late B707-100 Series Deliveries
Replies: 47
Views: 10602

RE: Late B707-100 Series 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/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I believe...

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by doulasc
Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will TPA Ever Get Service To Mexico?
Replies: 14
Views: 2208

RE: Will TPA Ever Get Service To Mexico?

Pan Am had a <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym>-<acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX...

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by doulasc
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Never Nonstop MIA-HNL
Replies: 26
Views: 6228

Why Never Nonstop MIA-HNL

Over the years there has been Nonstop Service from Honolulu to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>,<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>,<acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA /...

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by doulasc
Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 707s Without HF Antenna
Replies: 10
Views: 4415

RE: Boeing 707s Without HF Antenna

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

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by doulasc
Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 707s Without HF Antenna
Replies: 10
Views: 4415

Boeing 707s Without HF Antenna

TWA had Boeing 707-131 non fans with <acronym title="OLD: Hapag Lloyd (Germany), NEW: Hapagfly (Germany)">HF</acronym> Antennas on the tail,but their fleet of 707-131Bs did not have the <acronym title="OLD: Hapag Lloyd (Germany), NEW: Hapagfly (Germany)">HF</acronym> antenna. all their 331s had them...

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by doulasc
Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Lockheed Have Two Electras
Replies: 11
Views: 3020

Why Did Lockheed Have Two Electras

The first Lockheed Electra was a twin engine twin tail plane like Emelia Earharts plane and a airliner that competed
with the Douglas DC-3.
Then there was the 4 engine Lockheed Prop Jet Electra that came out in the late 1950s. I wonder why Lockheed used
the Electra name again?

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by doulasc
Sun Jan 25, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Fleet After US Embargo Ends
Replies: 14
Views: 11021

Cubana Fleet After US Embargo Ends

I would see Airbus A320 or A321, maybe Boeing 737s

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by doulasc
Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PeopleExpress Evicted From Offices At PHF
Replies: 20
Views: 8998

RE: PeopleExpress Evicted From Offices At PHF

Time to let the pipe dream RIP

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by doulasc
Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Boac Ever Fly To Cuba
Replies: 10
Views: 4197

RE: Did Boac Ever Fly To Cuba

I just came from timetableimages.com and looked at a Cubana timetable from 1960. It shows Bristol Britanias on <acronym title="Havana - Jose Marti International (HAV / MUHA), Cuba">HAV</acronym>-<acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym...

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by doulasc
Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Boac Ever Fly To Cuba
Replies: 10
Views: 4197

Did Boac Ever Fly To Cuba

Did BOAC ever fly to Havana from London before Castro.I think British Airways had service to HAV off and on and not currently
serving Cuba?

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