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by badgervor
Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best, Least-used Runways?
Replies: 106
Views: 16349

RE: Best, Least-used Runways?

I just remembered the least used runway of all...Meigs Field  sarcastic 

[Edited 2016-02-05 07:46:31]

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by badgervor
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best, Least-used Runways?
Replies: 106
Views: 16349

RE: Best, Least-used Runways?

MKE has runway 31/13 at 5535ft. It is used in only extreme northwest or southeast winds.But even under those rare conditions I've only seen it used a couple of times. Oh and there was that one time a learjet slid off the runway right at the intersection of 19R/25L forcing everyone to use that runway...

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by badgervor
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help In Identifying Aircraft Type
Replies: 3
Views: 1347

RE: Help In Identifying Aircraft Type

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

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by badgervor
Mon Feb 01, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help In Identifying Aircraft Type
Replies: 3
Views: 1347

Help In Identifying Aircraft Type

In July 1990 I took my first flight as a trip to Disney World. We <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and the route was <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>-<acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (...

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by badgervor
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Nose Job
Replies: 79
Views: 22491

RE: 737 Nose Job

I actually hate the way the downward shape looks like on the 787 and A350. So glad they didn't change it for the 737. It could be maybe to have parts commonality with current 737's

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by badgervor
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 - Beautiful Take Off
Replies: 23
Views: 12765

RE: A350 - Beautiful Take Off

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thunderboltdrgn" class="quote" target="_blank">thunderboltdrgn</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>You might not find them good...

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by badgervor
Thu Jan 28, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mainline Short-length Flying At Major US Carriers?
Replies: 52
Views: 6119

RE: Mainline Short-length Flying At Major US Carriers?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/burnsie28" class="quote" target="_blank">burnsie28</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (U...

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by badgervor
Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DIA/DEN Welcomes Pats--Rnwy 8 Changed To 18
Replies: 15
Views: 5112

RE: DIA/DEN Welcomes Pats--Rnwy 8 Changed To 18

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/727LOVER" class="quote" target="_blank">727LOVER</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>What runway did the Pats land on, anyway...

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by badgervor
Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Regarding Prescription Meds
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

RE: Help Regarding Prescription Meds

Thanks so much KLAM!

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by badgervor
Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Regarding Prescription Meds
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Help Regarding Prescription Meds

Hi, My girlfriend is travelling <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler Field) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>-<acronym title="C...

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by badgervor
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country's 33rd Anniversary
Replies: 8
Views: 1268

RE: Sun Country's 33rd Anniversary

My first airport job was for a contract ground handling company for <acronym title="Sun Country Airlines (USA)">SY</acronym>. Miss the sound of those DC-10' taxiing in. Only flew them once non-rev <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>...

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by badgervor
Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Purchase A-Net Photos
Replies: 11
Views: 5063

Purchase A-Net Photos

Hello,
Years ago, I recall the option (I'm sure with the photographer's ok) to purchase framed photos from this site. I was wondering why this is no longer available or am I just not looking in the proper place? Thanks

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by badgervor
Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016
Replies: 48
Views: 4304

RE: Major League Baseball Travel In 2016

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jumpseat67" class="quote" target="_blank">jumpseat67</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Brewers</i></font></td></tr></table>...

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by badgervor
Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Emptiest Flight?
Replies: 88
Views: 8453

RE: Your Emptiest Flight?

When I worked for <acronym title="Chicago Express Airlines/ATA Connection (USA)">C8</acronym>, the last flight of the night between <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (Municipal / Air ...

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by badgervor
Wed Jan 13, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE: What Will 2016 Bring?
Replies: 26
Views: 2693

RE: MKE: What Will 2016 Bring?

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

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by badgervor
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex AFW Operation
Replies: 4
Views: 1711

Fedex AFW Operation

I noticed on flightaware over the past week <acronym title="Federal Express (USA)">FX</acronym> has been doing a day sort through <acronym title="Fort Worth - Alliance (AFW / KAFW), USA - Texas">AFW</acronym>. I know they had this in the past and then trimmed down the operation there. Are these "new...

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by badgervor
Fri Jan 08, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airlines" That Use Light Aircaft
Replies: 33
Views: 6466

RE: "Airlines" That Use Light Aircaft

Seaport Airlines and Air Choice One are two that I know that have fleet's of C208's

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by badgervor
Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetPurple To Fly Out Of SDL (Scottsdale, AZ)?
Replies: 24
Views: 4424

RE: JetPurple To Fly Out Of SDL (Scottsdale, AZ)?

More info here in the previously discussed thread <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6522365" target="_blank">Jetpurple-Burbank To Shangai, Seoul And Singapore?</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/G500" class="quote" target="_blank">G500</a> Oct 15 2015 in Civil Aviatio...

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by badgervor
Wed Dec 23, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yellow Alert At OAK For WN2547
Replies: 29
Views: 9259

RE: Yellow Alert At OAK For WN2547

All the talk of a blown tire makes me think of this incident...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_66mlsFwB9I

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by badgervor
Wed Dec 23, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yellow Alert At OAK For WN2547
Replies: 29
Views: 9259

RE: Yellow Alert At OAK For WN2547

Appears to be holding off the Manteca VOR (ECA)

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA2547

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by badgervor
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help With 747 Classic Identification
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

RE: Help With 747 Classic Identification

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyDTW1992" class="quote" target="_blank">flyDTW1992</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Three Kalitta classics left flying: 79...

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yahoo News' Ridiculous Sensationalism
Replies: 1
Views: 1432

Yahoo News' Ridiculous Sensationalism

I don't know why I even click on their aviation articles. If this is the most ridiculous sensationalism, I don't know what is. The worst is the preview on the front page saying "It's been a scary week for air travel A plane plunged 32,000 feet in just a few minutes, while a piece of another plane's ...

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holiday Cargo Charters
Replies: 121
Views: 15217

RE: Holiday Cargo Charters

Just saw another interesting route for 5X

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/U...4/history/20151217/1537Z/PHKO/KATL

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help With 747 Classic Identification
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

RE: Help With 747 Classic Identification

Is this the aircraft you saw? <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Untitled-(Centurion-Air/Boeing-747-428F-ER-SCD/2732571/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Untitled-(Centurion-Air/Boeing-747-428F-ER-SCD/2732571/M/" target="_blan...

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex Md-11's In Old Colors
Replies: 6
Views: 2004

RE: Fedex Md-11's In Old Colors

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Spacepope" class="quote" target="_blank">Spacepope</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>For those who like embedded photos </i><...

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex Md-11's In Old Colors
Replies: 6
Views: 2004

Fedex Md-11's In Old Colors

After seeing the recent upload below, I was wondering anyone knew how many of <acronym title="Federal Express (USA)">FX</acronym>'s Md-11's were painted in the old colors? On a side note, I really wish they would do I retrojet in this color...  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...

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by badgervor
Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Winglets
Replies: 17
Views: 3228

RE: 767 Winglets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rw774477" class="quote" target="_blank">rw774477</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Will Fedex get retrofits ?</i></fon...

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by badgervor
Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holiday Cargo Charters
Replies: 121
Views: 15217

RE: Holiday Cargo Charters

Saw Skylease doing <acronym title="Louisville - Standiford Field International (SDF / KSDF), USA - Kentucky">SDF</acronym>-<acronym title="Portland - International (PDX / KPDX), USA - Oregon">PDX</acronym> today..inbound was from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (Orchard Field) (ORD / ...

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by badgervor
Tue Dec 15, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombproof Liner
Replies: 2
Views: 1161

Bombproof Liner

If already mentioned, please delete. Interesting article about bombproofing bins.

http://www.yahoo.com/travel/bomb-pro...ommercial-airplanes-155502883.html

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by badgervor
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 254993

RE: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>The shape of the tail cone looks so much bette...

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 03, 2015 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing Ever Face US Competition
Replies: 28
Views: 6066

Will Boeing Ever Face US Competition

With Lockheed out of the commercial airline business and Boeing having bought McDonnell Douglas, do you think Boeing will ever face any serious competition from a US manufacturer? Would it be from an established company i.e. Cessna, Hawker, ect. or a completely new startup? Just curious...

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by badgervor
Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Recent WN Station Adds
Replies: 17
Views: 4002

RE: Most Recent WN Station Adds

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mcg" class="quote" target="_blank">mcg</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Thanks for the info. It becomes clear why internatio...

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by badgervor
Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holiday Cargo Charters
Replies: 121
Views: 15217

RE: Holiday Cargo Charters

This site always good for looking up <acronym title="Federal Express (USA)">FX</acronym> flights. I noticed they are operating a 75 between <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> and <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / K...

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by badgervor
Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Be Flattered? Use Of My Picture By MAI
Replies: 22
Views: 12802

RE: Should I Be Flattered? Use Of My Picture By MAI

A bit off topic..but does anyone know what happened to the feature on a.net where you could purchase framed photos on here? I would love to have some nice framed pictures from here, but want to go about it through the right channels.

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by badgervor
Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Very Exciting To See DL Flying 727s Again
Replies: 28
Views: 20253

RE: Very Exciting To See DL Flying 727s Again

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JohnGalt" class="quote" target="_blank">JohnGalt</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i> I can't find the article now, but it's ...

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by badgervor
Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Very Exciting To See DL Flying 727s Again
Replies: 28
Views: 20253

RE: Very Exciting To See DL Flying 727s Again

Lol...this reminds me of the image in this article a couple of days ago <a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-plane-returns-to-o-hare-after-running-into-turbulence-20151118-story.html" target="_blank">http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/l...nto-turbulence-20151118-story.html</a>

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by badgervor
Thu Nov 12, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fired Allegiant Captain Suing
Replies: 91
Views: 13873

RE: Fired Allegiant Captain Suing

Wow I can't believe G4's management. What was he supposed to do, call management first and ask if he can evacuate? I always thought the captain had final authority, especially when it comes to safety..

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by badgervor
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reno Air Retro-jet Debut
Replies: 86
Views: 18813

RE: AA Reno Air Retro-jet Debut

I don't know what I expected, but that definitely wasn't it...

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by badgervor
Thu Nov 05, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Evacuation Slides On Cargo Jets?
Replies: 10
Views: 4253

RE: Evacuation Slides On Cargo Jets?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA737-823" class="quote" target="_blank">AA737-823</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Or you could wrap it around your neck if...

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by badgervor
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Nation-wide Ground Stop?
Replies: 8
Views: 1924

RE: US Nation-wide Ground Stop?

http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp

Doesn't appear to be anything unusual other than SAN

[Edited 2015-11-04 14:13:12]

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by badgervor
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 3697

RE: Wisconsin Aviation Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bjorn14" class="quote" target="_blank">bjorn14</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>How many gates in Concourse E? </i></font>...

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by badgervor
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777/787 Crews Flying Both?
Replies: 64
Views: 10985

RE: 777/787 Crews Flying Both?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SSTeve" class="quote" target="_blank">SSTeve</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>You mean the controls, not the airframe, right...

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by badgervor
Thu Oct 22, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777/787 Crews Flying Both?
Replies: 64
Views: 10985

777/787 Crews Flying Both?

Since the 787 was designed to allow crews to hold a dual type rating on both aircraft, I was wondering if any airlines' pilots are currently flying both types like with the 75/76? Also, maybe a question for the tech/ops forum but in order for two planes to have a common type rating, what systems are...

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by badgervor
Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Begin TPA-SFO?
Replies: 53
Views: 5848

RE: UA To Begin TPA-SFO?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/727LOVER" class="quote" target="_blank">727LOVER</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> I thought <acronym title="Southwest Airli...

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by badgervor
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1991 Fort Lauderdale Footage
Replies: 4
Views: 2689

1991 Fort Lauderdale Footage

I came across this on youtube and it really left me with a feeling of nostalgia, especially for the 727's as this was the first type of plane I ever flew on. In my opionion, one of the most aesthetically pleasing aircraft to grace the skies. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7l1GqcCtCk" targe...

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by badgervor
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final USAirways Flight 1939 Has Departed
Replies: 40
Views: 15118

RE: Final USAirways Flight 1939 Has Departed

Is it possible that ATC will refer to them as "US Air" on the last leg kind of like how AirTran's final flight was called "Critter"?

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by badgervor
Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetpurple-Burbank To Shangai, Seoul And Singapore?
Replies: 43
Views: 6733

RE: Jetpurple-Burbank To Shangai, Seoul And Singapore?

Found this interesting like by google searching the "CEO's" name

http://thedirty.com/gossip/scottdale...essional-creeper-adam-blumenkranz/

hmmm...

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by badgervor
Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Fuel Emergency
Replies: 21
Views: 12676

RE: UAL Fuel Emergency

Here is the flightaware link <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL869/history/20151010/2030Z/KSFO/KSFO" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/U...9/history/20151010/2030Z/KSFO/KSFO</a> Looks like <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">...

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by badgervor
Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Fuel Emergency
Replies: 21
Views: 12676

UAL Fuel Emergency

Didn't see this posted. Doesn't look like a fuel leak was found. Possible faulty gauge? <a href="http://abc7news.com/travel/exclusive-plane-forced-to-make-emergency-landing-at-sfo-over-fuel-concerns/1028353/" target="_blank">http://abc7news.com/travel/exclusive...at-sfo-over-fuel-concerns/1028353/</a>

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by badgervor
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Effect "Alive And Well"
Replies: 61
Views: 9448

RE: Southwest Effect "Alive And Well"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ASflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">ASflyer</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Southwest is no longer the low fare leader a...

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