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by N747PE
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!
Replies: 180
Views: 33729

RE: PeoplExpress Airlines Coming Back!

Hope they don't try to grab too many at once. That was their downfall last time.

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by N747PE
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Travolta's Jet Used For Pan Am Show?
Replies: 19
Views: 17796

RE: Travolta's Jet Used For Pan Am Show?

Maybe one of the cable networks will pick it up

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by N747PE
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mojave Storage Gone?
Replies: 23
Views: 12947

RE: Mojave Storage Gone?

VCV seems to be getting most of the aircraft. I have no idea why, maybe VCV is cheaper.

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by N747PE
Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hughes Airwest
Replies: 54
Views: 7275

RE: Hughes Airwest

Long live the yellow banana  

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by N747PE
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Brace Head Down Grab Your Ankle - How Many Times?
Replies: 24
Views: 12449

RE: Brace Head Down Grab Your Ankle - How Many Times?

Wait dont we do that everytime we give them a credit card? 

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by N747PE
Thu Dec 08, 2011 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: FedEx May Order 30 767s Next Week
Replies: 141
Views: 26388

RE: Bloomberg: FedEx May Order 30 767s Next Week

I wonder what Fred was up to  

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by N747PE
Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down Near PHX
Replies: 80
Views: 37876

RE: Plane Down Near PHX

The pilot in question had an ATP and was employed as a captain for Skywest before he became part owner in Ponderosa.

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by N747PE
Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down Near PHX
Replies: 80
Views: 37876

RE: Plane Down Near PHX

Guys the plane was a Turbo Commander. They only run on Jet A. My family knew the pilot and three kids all prayers for the family gratefully received.

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by N747PE
Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Anybody Remember America West's Boeing 747's?
Replies: 49
Views: 18495

RE: Does Anybody Remember America West's Boeing 747's?

I had the chance to fly one from <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>. The takeoff out of Sky Harbor was amazing. Thanks for the...

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by N747PE
Sat Sep 17, 2011 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Hits Cow
Replies: 31
Views: 14925

RE: Plane Hits Cow

Several years ago one our of caravans was landing in <acronym title="Eureka - Murray Field (EKA / KEKA), USA - California">EKA</acronym> and sure enough a deer ran in front of the plane as soon as the pilot planted the mains. We offered the services of several local hunters to thin out the airport h...

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by N747PE
Sun Aug 28, 2011 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Early 1970s Questions
Replies: 31
Views: 6260

RE: PSA Early 1970s Questions

I remember my first flight as a unam. I was 7 in 69 and flying a 727-100 <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> to <acronym title="Sacramento - International (Metropolitan) (SMF / KSMF), USA - California">SMF</acronym>. Those stewardesses thought I ...

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by N747PE
Mon Dec 15, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA MSO-SFO
Replies: 2
Views: 5460

RE: UA MSO-SFO

Nice report! I think Skywest does a great job too. I hope UA can return to it's former standards of aircraft appearance. It is very disapointing to see the way they have let their fleet go.

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by N747PE
Fri May 30, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Funny Flight Crew Experiences
Replies: 11
Views: 6737

RE: Funny Flight Crew Experiences

When I worked for <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym>, I was drafted to work a flight on my vacation because of my German language abilities. We had a new Capt. on <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> 6 <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jerse...

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by N747PE
Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WN Non-rev Trip FLL-HOU(sorry No Pics)
Replies: 5
Views: 6054

RE: WN Non-rev Trip FLL-HOU(sorry No Pics)

Glad you had a great time! <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> was always great when my wife and I use to NonRev. She was a pilot for United Express/West Air. I was a <acronym title="Taca (El Salvador)">TA</acronym> at the time and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acr...

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by N747PE
Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happen To UAL 291 Tonight
Replies: 11
Views: 4308

RE: What Happen To UAL 291 Tonight

Sorry to take so long to get back to everyone. The FBI made it quite clear they didn't want anyone taking about this event. We were so happy to see my dad especially after B747' report. My dad is very closed lipped but we could tell he was upset after the flight. Thank you everyone for your wonderfu...

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by N747PE
Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happen To UAL 291 Tonight
Replies: 11
Views: 4308

What Happen To UAL 291 Tonight

My dad is on UAL291 tonight and the flight made a stop in <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym>. UAL website said the stop was for crew replacement. When did UAL start a crew base in <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA...

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by N747PE
Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tanker 912 Is Back In The Sky
Replies: 3
Views: 5550

Air Tanker 912 Is Back In The Sky

CNN live coverage of the Southern California fires showed tanker 912 the DC10 departing WJF to fight the fires. How long has the plane been back in service?

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by N747PE
Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death On Board, Does This Happen Often?
Replies: 41
Views: 11686

RE: Death On Board, Does This Happen Often?

I was the gate agent that met <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> 17, the <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> redeye 2 <acronym title="Aeromex...

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by N747PE
Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Service = Crew First, Then PAX
Replies: 141
Views: 15861

RE: SQ Service = Crew First, Then PAX

I worked for two airlines in the mid 80's and both had a policy that cockpit crews were not allowed to eat the same meals due to possible food poisoning. I always felt sorry for the poor <acronym title="Royal Khmer Airlines (Cambodia)">FE</acronym> because on more than one flight, I had to make sand...

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by N747PE
Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx At LAX.
Replies: 11
Views: 5393

RE: FedEx At LAX.

The Fedex feeders for <acronym title="San Luis Obispo - County / McChesney Field (SBP / KSBP), USA - California">SBP</acronym> <acronym title="Santa Maria - Public / Captain G Allan Hancock Field (SMX / KSMX), USA - California">SMX</acronym> <acronym title="Santa Barbara - Municipal (SBA / KSBA), US...

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by N747PE
Sat Mar 03, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alpa Lawsuit Against Mesa
Replies: 6
Views: 2378

RE: Alpa Lawsuit Against Mesa

This should be no surprise to anyone. Mesa has taken many a good feeder airline and run it into the ground. I speak personally from the sad experience of the West Air the United Express Carrier. The way they rape and pillage their employee groups to fuel their expansion goals is criminal. Good luck ...

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by N747PE
Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA-Europe Odd Routes Through The Years
Replies: 94
Views: 7569

RE: UA-Europe Odd Routes Through The Years

SFO-<acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> was started because <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> would not give us access to the ai...

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by N747PE
Wed Jan 24, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Gets Kicked Off FL Plane Due To Tantrum
Replies: 238
Views: 22728

RE: Family Gets Kicked Off FL Plane Due To Tantrum

Way to go AirTran! I wonder want the other 112 people were thinking when the family was removed from the flight?

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by N747PE
Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LIS/AMS/IAD/LAX/FAT/LAX/PHL/LIS With TP/UA/US.
Replies: 7
Views: 8283

RE: LIS/AMS/IAD/LAX/FAT/LAX/PHL/LIS With TP/UA/US.

Glad you made it to FAT before our fog season. It has been pretty bad the last week and the EMB 120 service has been difficult to manage due to the fog. Glad you got home safe and sound!

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by N747PE
Sat Oct 07, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About People Express 747s
Replies: 6
Views: 3947

RE: Question About People Express 747s

609 and 610 were never painted in <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> colors but if they behaved anything like their sisters, 607 and 608, they would have been a welcomed addition to the fleet  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile">  <img src="/discussio...

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by N747PE
Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About People Express 747s
Replies: 6
Views: 3947

RE: Question About People Express 747s

607PE-610PE were Boeing trade ins from <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym>. 609PE and 610PE never operated as <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> aircraft but we robbed parts from the two birds when a plane needed something in <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX ...

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by N747PE
Wed May 24, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIP-services At LAX
Replies: 4
Views: 4378

RE: VIP-services At LAX

I worked at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> for several years and I have guided many VIP'S to the plane and customs. May sure you contact the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> counter di...

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by N747PE
Sat Mar 18, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People Express HNL-LAX?
Replies: 9
Views: 2905

RE: People Express HNL-LAX?

We operated the charters for Princess Cruise Lines. It was a big departure from our normal operations. For some reason the charters where allowed to interline the baggage at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> which was not part of the normal ope...

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by N747PE
Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net
Replies: 54
Views: 5016

RE: Aircraft Dispatchers On A.net

I have been with West Air/Fedex for six years. The 135 regs. do offer some
freedom from having to worry about what my pilots are up too. It would be fun to get some bigger equipment and move to 121 but Empire has that part of the Fedex operation on the west coast covered

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by N747PE
Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico, Toluca Airport Not Looking Good!
Replies: 25
Views: 5896

RE: Mexico, Toluca Airport Not Looking Good!

TLC was very interesting at night back when West Air del Mexico was flying. I can't tell you the number of times we had to divert to <acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym> with our Metros. I remember one stormy night it was raining ...

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by N747PE
Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do Pax Get To These Gates At LAX?
Replies: 10
Views: 6969

RE: How Do Pax Get To These Gates At LAX?

Back in the old days of <acronym title="Air Europe Italy">PE</acronym> <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> Terminal 2 747 operations we sometimes used the remote gates. They worked very well. The 747 would block in, we would bring up the jetway a...

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by N747PE
Sat Aug 27, 2005 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex Caravan @ SAN?
Replies: 11
Views: 1943

RE: Fedex Caravan @ SAN?

The caravans flew <acronym title="Imperial (El Centro) - Imperial County (Imperial Valley) (IPL), USA - California">IPL</acronym>-<acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym> for several years but our aircraft overnight count peaked at 18 when West Air had to...

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