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by tb727
Fri May 11, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 210 Knots To Outer Marker
Replies: 35
Views: 3778

Re: 210 Knots To Outer Marker

KingOrGod wrote:
AirKevin wrote:
The pilots responded by telling the controller they wouldn't be stable at 210 or greater and needed to slow to 170 knots.


Depends on the crew sometimes, I once had a B763 cross a 10nm final still with 350IAS. When they want to they can.


350 Indicated?

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by tb727
Fri May 11, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 210 Knots To Outer Marker
Replies: 35
Views: 3778

Re: 210 Knots To Outer Marker

Sounds like the guy behind me will have a problem then because I won't do 210 to the marker. Just have to say unable or put me (or him) somewhere to get your spacing. Where I am at they have been hammering the 1000' stable with lots of FOQA calls so I've been very mindful of it as of late since they...

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by tb727
Fri May 11, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 16619

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

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Well they are keeping with the stupid "guest" thing :roll: http://www.investintheguest.com/

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by tb727
Fri May 11, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 16619

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

WeatherPilot wrote:
The "Big News": They stole Frontier's dart board...


I hope they throw it away after breaking it in half.

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by tb727
Thu May 10, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 16619

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Etheereal wrote:
gsg013 wrote:
how about a new BIG UPFRONT SEAT ! hahaha

lol i was thinking of an even bigger seat


It's going to be a couch now.

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by tb727
Thu May 10, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 16619

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Wifi or airplanes, that's my guess. I did hear Embraer is out. Meaning C-Series is in??? I would hope for more Airbus or C-Series. Boeing is in the mix but I sure hope it isn't what they go for. New seats are coming but I doubt they would make such a big deal out of it. So it's probably some stupid...

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by tb727
Thu May 10, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 16619

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Wifi or airplanes, that's my guess. I did hear Embraer is out.

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by tb727
Wed May 02, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 heading to LIH
Replies: 22
Views: 3211

Re: DC8 heading to LIH

MO11 wrote:
HNL would most likely be the ATI Combis, so that would be 2013 or so.


Ahhh yes, how could I forget about them.

As far as LIH, I bet it was back in UAL days.

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by tb727
Wed May 02, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 heading to LIH
Replies: 22
Views: 3211

Re: DC8 heading to LIH

I know Murray(became National)had a -63 there in the mid 2000's. It came to YIP non-stop but that's all I can remember. They must be going there because of the incredible amount of rain they got the other day causing bad floods.


edit, by there I mean Hawaii, I am pretty sure it was in PHNL.

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by tb727
Wed May 02, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flying into Louisville, KY for the Kentucky Derby
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

Re: Flying into Louisville, KY for the Kentucky Derby

I used to fly the horses in and out for the Derby from 2010-14. It's a zoo, no pun intended. We had our spot we always parked at up on the NW side just West of the terminal so it wasn't bad. I want to say we even moved the airplane to LEX before but I may just be thinking that is where we went to sl...

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by tb727
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Deadheading Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 5486

Re: Deadheading Pilots

Man I'm just poking fun, don't take it so seriously. Every airline has "that" guy who thinks he's God's gift to aviation. It isn't free either, they are paying a lot for those seats! Absolutely right...every airline has its knuckleheads. However, you put that label on the entire pilot gro...

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by tb727
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Deadheading Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 5486

Re: Deadheading Pilots

Man I'm just poking fun, don't take it so seriously. Every airline has "that" guy who thinks he's God's gift to aviation. It isn't free either, they are paying a lot for those seats!

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by tb727
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Deadheading Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 5486

Re: Deadheading Pilots

Deadheading pilots are not required to let the captain know they are on board (but most out of professional courtesy will check in). They may not be qualified to operate the aircraft they are riding. And if you are on a certain carrier whose pilots won't even make eye-contact with your kind, say in...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Deadheading Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 5486

Re: Deadheading Pilots

Deadheading pilots are not required to let the captain know they are on board (but most out of professional courtesy will check in). They may not be qualified to operate the aircraft they are riding. And if you are on a certain carrier whose pilots won't even make eye-contact with your kind, say in...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Deadheading Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 5486

Re: Deadheading Pilots

Deadheading pilots are not required to let the captain know they are on board (but most out of professional courtesy will check in). They may not be qualified to operate the aircraft they are riding. And if you are on a certain carrier whose pilots won't even make eye-contact with your kind, say in...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier/Trans State Flow Through Program
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

Re: Frontier/Trans State Flow Through Program

***And...with Spirit announcing interest in regional jets...could this be an indicator of a potential Frontier/Trans State partnership with TSA flying routes marketed by Frontier? http://m.atwonline.com/labor/frontier-trans-states-airlines-agree-new-pilot-flow-program Spirit has a flow through with...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ‘Sad ending’ for 2 DL 747's in the desert
Replies: 37
Views: 12797

Re: ‘Sad ending’ for 2 DL 747's in the desert

As a brand new Captain I took a 727 on it's last flight to be parted out. The airplane had gotten to the point where it was just a POS. I thought back on all the years it still soldiered on and completed all it's missions safely. I wasn't sad, honestly I was happy it was done flying. Blasphemous to ...

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by tb727
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD
Replies: 60
Views: 10303

Re: OAG Changes 4/22/2018:AA Drops MIA-OMA;AS Suspends DTW-PDX; AV Adds BOS-SAL, MCO-GUA/LIM/SAL;B6 +GCM-FLL;UA +ORD-SHD

AS suspended DTW-PDX last winter also. Hope over time they can pick up a following to maintain it year round. We shall see what happens in 2019 PDX isn't a year round kind of city, winter weather there is just gross. Cold and rainy isn't somewhere people want to escape to during a dreary Michigan w...

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by tb727
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5815

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

klm, I admire your never ending passion for growing DTW with your dozens and dozens of posts about it. It's just what the local market and environment is dictating right now. There is not much more you can do other than buy tickets and fly more. Have your family and friends do the same. And if you r...

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by tb727
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5815

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

I'm a big supporter of Detroit but it's a huge waste of money and time to have DET be anything more than it already is. Again I ask the question then if not DET what needs to be done to grow this market then when the hub carrier and airport is committed to restricting growth at DTW when civil aviat...

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by tb727
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5815

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

I'm a big supporter of Detroit but it's a huge waste of money and time to have DET be anything more than it already is.

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by tb727
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines eyes other aircraft for its next RFP
Replies: 128
Views: 15511

Re: Bloomberg: Spirit May Buy E190 or CS100

Just a guess but I think they may buy from Embraer, Bombardier, Boeing or Airbus. You know, people who make planes.

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by tb727
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44585

Re: What's next for Spirit?

https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/new ... rders.html
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Interesting, most likely trying to get a better deal on Airbus IMHO... https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/new ... rders.html

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by tb727
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B707 Kueger Sequence
Replies: 6
Views: 1689

Re: B707 Kueger Sequence

Sounds like a good oral question when the student has gotten everything correct....so far:) lmao, now that's funny. TB Got a 727 oral question for you: What’s the only non essential bus on the air craft ? The bus that takes the FO to the plane Drum roll.. :lol: :lol: :lol: I have actually never hea...

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by tb727
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B707 Kueger Sequence
Replies: 6
Views: 1689

Re: B707 Kueger Sequence

BravoOne wrote:
Sounds like a good oral question when the student has gotten everything correct....so far:)


lmao, now that's funny.

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by tb727
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo vs. Passenger: Different ways to fly
Replies: 21
Views: 2361

Re: Cargo vs. Passenger: Different ways to fly

lol I assume you mean between pax and cargo. I always tried to be smooth and professional when I was flying cargo. I don't know why everyone thinks because you fly freight, you just fly ham handed and jerk the thing around the sky. Like you said, the right way is the only way regardless of who or wh...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines network thread - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 44585

Re: What's next for Spirit?

CATIIIevery5yrs wrote:
Spirits market cap sinking towards 2 billion, I wonder if anyone will make a play for the airline. You’d think it’s now or never.


With no new aircraft orders while everyone else is making them, kinda makes you think...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is origin of Spirit's NK IATA code?
Replies: 16
Views: 4270

Re: What is origin of Spirit's NK IATA code?

Ned's Kids is the reason NK is Spirit's code. This is what the official version (internally) that has been stated during the past 20+ years... Ned would throw nice X-mas parties at the end of year for all employees and give out bonus checks, something that changed very quickly when Ned was joined b...

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by tb727
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Did Early Turbojets Practice Reduced Thrust Takeoffs?
Replies: 30
Views: 3531

Re: Did Early Turbojets Practice Reduced Thrust Takeoffs?

We did them with the CJ-610 in the Learjet. That was a bit overpowered though.

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by tb727
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New LGA runway 31 Approach??? (w/ photos)
Replies: 11
Views: 3735

Re: New LGA runway 31 Approach??? (w/ photos)

That happens occasionally to join the Expressway Visual to 31. Enjoy the view.

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by tb727
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines repaint progress discussion thread
Replies: 63
Views: 10704

Re: Spirit Airlines Repaint Progress

Quoting tb727 (Reply # 26), "The rest of the fleet just have the 1." That's too bad, particularly for commuting crew members, considering the amount of space available in the flight deck for two jumpseats. That must have been a management decision, not a decision by the pilot group. e38 Y...

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by tb727
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines repaint progress discussion thread
Replies: 63
Views: 10704

Re: Spirit Airlines Repaint Progress

e38 wrote:
Which Spirit aircraft have two jumpseats in the flightdeck and which aircraft have one jumpseat in the flightdeck?

e38


Only some of the 319's have 2 jumpseats. I think it's 502-523. The rest of the fleet just have the 1.

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by tb727
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hand Propping a Dash 8
Replies: 21
Views: 3570

Re: Hand Propping a Dash 8

As others have said, the TPE-331 it was required and that's what I thought about as soon as I read the title to this thread. Used to pull them through I want to say 10 times on the MU-2 and similar on the Volpar Beech 18 but I never flew those.

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by tb727
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing and taking off on runway 9 - San Diego
Replies: 8
Views: 1317

Re: Landing and taking off on runway 9 - San Diego

Also, while we landed 9, they were still departing 27. I assume you did not have landing mins on 27? Correct, they were variable ceilings right at mins, actually landing with the ILS we were in a cloud bank right at the end of the runway near minimums. After I got to the hotel I went on a walk and ...

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by tb727
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing and taking off on runway 9 - San Diego
Replies: 8
Views: 1317

Re: Landing and taking off on runway 9 - San Diego

Also, while we landed 9, they were still departing 27.

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by tb727
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing and taking off on runway 9 - San Diego
Replies: 8
Views: 1317

Re: Landing and taking off on runway 9 - San Diego

I landed on 9 a little over a year ago. The weather was a little too low to get in on the RNAV/LOC 27. It was weird coming in from over the ocean!

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by tb727
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ILS Category III
Replies: 23
Views: 2608

Re: ILS Category III

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
B727-200s at EAL were a CAT III. I doubt any are active let alone still maintaining the autoland


GF


N724CK is still flying and was a former EAL plane. It had an "autoland" switch and deactivated was next to it but it was always funny to say we were gonna try it.

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by tb727
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NASCAR aircraft at ONT
Replies: 9
Views: 2067

Re: NASCAR aircraft at ONT

Looks like three 145s stopped in SLN on their way out to ONT. Free frozen steaks or bottles of wine! I stopped in the 727 and topped off once and told them if they could just lead the whole cow up the aft airstairs that would be great. PUB was the same way, we took numerous bottles of wine home in ...

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by tb727
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 155599

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

klm617 wrote:
flymco753 wrote:
I heard from someone that Kalitta will finally fly to Detroit through Atlas Air beginning in June. That has to be a long time coming.


What routes are they going to fly.


I'd imagine it will be CVG-DTW-MSP in the early morning and the opposite in the evening.

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by tb727
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NASCAR aircraft at ONT
Replies: 9
Views: 2067

Re: NASCAR aircraft at ONT

Cheap gas stations on their way to the East Coast? Yep, those are some good stops for cheap gas. Salina, KS was a favorite of mine. Looks like three 145s stopped in SLN on their way out to ONT. Free frozen steaks or bottles of wine! I stopped in the 727 and topped off once and told them if they cou...

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by tb727
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NASCAR aircraft at ONT
Replies: 9
Views: 2067

Re: NASCAR aircraft at ONT

Oh wow, there is quite a bit of activity there... Apparently there's a lot of ERJ145 flights scheduled to depart to Tulsa, OK: https://flightaware.com/live/findflight/KONT/KTUL Also lots flying to Amarillo, TX: https://flightaware.com/live/findflight/KONT/KAMA Cheap gas stations on their way to the...

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by tb727
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Management Degree?
Replies: 51
Views: 3127

Re: Aviation Management Degree?

I went to Eastern Michigan(ugh 15 years ago :boggled: ) and at the time it was the best Aviation Management program in the country. It covers all the areas you talked about and I really learned a lot. I ended up becoming a pilot, which was the plan the whole time, but did this degree because it sti...

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by tb727
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Management Degree?
Replies: 51
Views: 3127

Re: Aviation Management Degree?

I went to Eastern Michigan(ugh 15 years ago :boggled: ) and at the time it was the best Aviation Management program in the country. It covers all the areas you talked about and I really learned a lot. I ended up becoming a pilot, which was the plan the whole time, but did this degree because it stil...

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by tb727
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Temperature affects flight level
Replies: 10
Views: 1289

Re: How Temperature affects flight level

Florianopolis wrote:
Starlionblue wrote:
Or I might just have woken up and am not accurately remembering basic theory. The world is so fuzzy before my first cup of coffee... #makingexcuses


Don't worry. The quickest way to get a correct answer around here is to post an incorrect answer first.


Now that's funny! :lol:

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by tb727
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit pax on DTW-MCO successfully resuscitate unconscious pax
Replies: 16
Views: 1597

Re: Spirit pax on DTW-MCO successfully resuscitate unconscious pax

Clickorlando....clickbait??? This happens every day somewhere in the World. Thousands of people fall down from heart attacks and other sudden illnesses every day. Some do it on a flight. Well done by that passenger. Move on, folks, nothing to see here... And? Why not report the good? In a world fil...

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by tb727
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her
Replies: 173
Views: 6488

Re: Alaska Airlines female co-pilot claims male pilot drugged and raped her

dfwjim1 wrote:
An overnight stay... shouldn't the pilot (s) not have been drinking wine?


lol, what?

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by tb727
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 155599

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Saw the LH B744 today, then it struck me, it's going to be the only 747 on the field this summer...

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by tb727
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wingstrike at RDU
Replies: 11
Views: 2768

Re: Wingstrike at RDU

It's GoJet, what more would you expect? :stirthepot: :spin: I assume it was on the 2nd? METAR KRDU 022351Z 32009G20KT 280V360 10SM CLR 09/M08 A3002 RMK AO2 PK WND 34029/2308 SLP164 T00891078 10128 20089 51023= 201803022251 METAR KRDU 022251Z 31008G25KT 10SM CLR 10/M08 A3000 RMK AO2 PK WND 30028/223...

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by tb727
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 delivery problems force HA flight cancellations
Replies: 65
Views: 9697

Re: Trouble in Paradise: HA cancels A321 flights due to PW engine problems

Especially between the west coast and the Hawaiian islands, at the half way point you are further from land than anywhere on our planet Which planet is this? Planet 'Murica. Especially between the west coast and the Hawaiian islands, at the half way point you are further from land than anywhere on ...

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