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by PMUA787
Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are The NIMBY's The Biggest Threat To Industry?
Replies: 134
Views: 8683

RE: Are The NIMBY's The Biggest Threat To Industry?

I was always puzzled by the NIMBY's around <acronym title="Everett - Snohomish County / Paine Field (PAE / KPAE), USA - Washington">PAE</acronym> that were trying to block scheduled service there. You have the biggest assembly facilities for all of Boeing's widebody aircraft and the ATS Maintenance ...

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by PMUA787
Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flight" Starring Denzel Washington
Replies: 37
Views: 4118

RE: "Flight" Starring Denzel Washington

This reminds me of another movie made in the '70's that starred Cliff Robertson who played a functioning alcoholic pilot. The title of that movie eludes me. Like the winglets on the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80! I wonder if they did that to make it look different so the movie make...

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by PMUA787
Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: 1:600 Terminals?
Replies: 2
Views: 8586

RE: 1:600 Terminals?

There is always the Herpa 1:500 scale airport accessories that include terminal buildings, jetways, and ground service equipment. I used to have this for my Schabak 1:600 collection. It wasn't exactly to scale but it did the job well.

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by PMUA787
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Battle For Eastern Airlines
Replies: 46
Views: 11460

RE: Battle For Eastern Airlines

Interesting insights on how Frank Borman and his style of leadership helped bring down EA. Seems like he was similar to Eddie Rickenbacker when he was running the show back in the 40's and 50's.

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by PMUA787
Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano Update
Replies: 14
Views: 5350

RE: Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano Update

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United727" class="quote" target="_blank">United727</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Sorry to go off topic but what has happe...

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by PMUA787
Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Driving Offenders...
Replies: 40
Views: 3936

RE: Worst Driving Offenders...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/us330" class="quote" target="_blank">us330</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>In certain suburban neighborhoods, its soccer ...

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by PMUA787
Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In ATL
Replies: 14
Views: 3734

RE: What To Do In ATL

When I worked for <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> and had a long layover in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> I used to take MARTA up to the Peachtree Station and walk up to Max Lagers at 320 P...

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