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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?
Replies: 203
Views: 24899

RE: Will High-Speed Texas Train Hurt Airlines?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/29erUSA187" class="quote" target="_blank">29erUSA187</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> And in 20 y...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA Passenger Tweaks Over "Merry Christmas"
Replies: 97
Views: 17038

RE: LGA Passenger Tweaks Over "Merry Christmas"

That was quite an over reaction on his part. I just stare at people who say merry christmas to me and don't say anything. As for the Christmas music on the airplane, I would have asked it to be turned off also. Listen to that shit in the orivacy of your home or use a headset.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Dec 25, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things You Want To Go Away In 2015
Replies: 96
Views: 5807

RE: Things You Want To Go Away In 2015

I will add to that list people who are unable to understand proper usage of pronouns. I cringe every time I hear a supposedly educated person say something such as "Me and my wife..." etc. Also, the <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> cars that have the reverse lights that come on when someon...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Family Reunions, How Do You Deal With Alcohol?
Replies: 25
Views: 2720

RE: Family Reunions, How Do You Deal With Alcohol?

Simple, don't have it.

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Used Car!
Replies: 5
Views: 1846

RE: New Used Car!

Six tires and one transmission in three years? Might I suggest driving lessons?
  

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would "No Children" Flights Be Legal?
Replies: 100
Views: 8594

RE: Would "No Children" Flights Be Legal?

Over all the years I rode in the back of airliners, I never had a problem with children. Drunks and entitled idiots are the problem.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Dec 18, 2014 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US And Cuba To Normalize Relations
Replies: 149
Views: 4780

RE: US And Cuba To Normalize Relations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Way too man...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Dec 17, 2014 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has MKE Ever Had Scheduled 747 Service?
Replies: 10
Views: 2951

RE: Has MKE Ever Had Scheduled 747 Service?

There was scheduled 747 service to MKE by NW. I wish I could dig out my OAGs and give you more detail but this week and next are a bit busy.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stored Aircraft In The Desert
Replies: 26
Views: 15234

RE: Stored Aircraft In The Desert

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA1K3MM" class="quote" target="_blank">UA1K3MM</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stored Aircraft In The Desert
Replies: 26
Views: 15234

RE: Stored Aircraft In The Desert

That all depends on how much an owner wants to spend. I've seen some fly after 20 years. In reality, if an aircraft is in storage for more than 5 years, it will be scrapped.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Reports Drone Within 10 Feet Of Wing
Replies: 32
Views: 14443

RE: DL Reports Drone Within 10 Feet Of Wing

Drone: noun

an unmanned aircraft or ship that can navigate autonomously, without human control or beyond line of sight.

I truly wish people would quit calling R/C aircraft drones.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windshield Wiper Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 4072

RE: Windshield Wiper Thread

I replace mind every time it rains. About every 6 months or so.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Dec 04, 2014 2:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The US: 17 Cultural Clashes
Replies: 85
Views: 3935

RE: The US: 17 Cultural Clashes

As a lifelong resident of The United States of America, I agree with every point except the smiling, that I half agree with. We do tend to smile at strangers and that is good, the part I do agree with is people who whine when someone doesn't smile. I rarely smile and telling me to do so will get a g...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Nov 27, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best And Worst Selling Airliners?
Replies: 55
Views: 9407

RE: Best And Worst Selling Airliners?

<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="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There w...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Nov 27, 2014 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Petition For TLC To Cancel Anti-gay Family's Show
Replies: 81
Views: 5446

RE: Petition For TLC To Cancel Anti-gay Family's Show

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> "Gay peo...

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Nov 26, 2014 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Retired FedEx 727s Dot The Globe
Replies: 14
Views: 8533

RE: Retired FedEx 727s Dot The Globe

Not a highly accurate thing, this map. There are 2 in Tucson and I suspect many more are missing.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Nov 26, 2014 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Conversion To Another Religion
Replies: 36
Views: 2812

RE: Conversion To Another Religion

The only religious conversion that makes sense is from any of them to rationality.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Nov 26, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stop It.... You'll Go Blind!
Replies: 18
Views: 2818

RE: Stop It.... You'll Go Blind!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I think it's ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Nov 23, 2014 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Local Holiday Weather?
Replies: 11
Views: 1972

RE: Your Local Holiday Weather?

The temperature is projected to be colder than I would like in southern Arizona, 30s at night and 60s during the day, but at least it will be CAVU.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outsized Cargo Operators, No Western Airlines?
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

RE: Outsized Cargo Operators, No Western Airlines?

There are a whole bunch of 747 freighters that can carry mighty big loads. The market for An-124 loads is very small. And no, you could not buy a C-141 off civilian use.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting Tucson, AZ For 3 Weeks ... Any Tips?
Replies: 16
Views: 2318

RE: Visiting Tucson, AZ For 3 Weeks ... Any Tips?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chrisair" class="quote" target="_blank">chrisair</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Wonder not in...

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can You Have Voted In Louisiana In 1964?
Replies: 58
Views: 2997

RE: Can You Have Voted In Louisiana In 1964?

It is disgusting that such a test would be given in 1964 but deeply disturbing that a college student in 2014 could not pass it easily. It took me 4 minutes.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did AA Shed AirCal 733s To SWA?
Replies: 31
Views: 5360

RE: Why Did AA Shed AirCal 733s To SWA?

The <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80s were gone before <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> took over. I too was always curious about the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> takeover of AirCal & Reno Air since they entire networks were abandoned ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Know You Are Addicted To Aviation When...
Replies: 60
Views: 5090

RE: You Know You Are Addicted To Aviation When...

You get off work at 2AM and drive from Orlando to Miami to get a picture of a Concorde, then drive back to Orlando to start work at 2PM the same day. It was worth it because it completed my pictures of all the production Concordes.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting Tucson, AZ For 3 Weeks ... Any Tips?
Replies: 16
Views: 2318

RE: Visiting Tucson, AZ For 3 Weeks ... Any Tips?

There are still AMARC tours, sorry AMARG now, but only on weekdays. Just make sure you bring a valid ID. And for some reading this, make sure there is no residue from last nights activities, the dogs gave good noses.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boring Destinations To Avoid?
Replies: 112
Views: 7263

RE: Boring Destinations To Avoid?

If all depends what you like though. I find Las Vegas boring since I don't get drunk or gamble and I really dislike the "shows". I find <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> interesting in some weird way, though I hate the place. New York City though is about as interesting as paint drying, a hide...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Korea Orders Asiana Airlines To Suspend SFO
Replies: 70
Views: 24205

RE: South Korea Orders Asiana Airlines To Suspend 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/par13del" class="quote" target="_blank">par13del</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> "In the event...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting Tucson, AZ For 3 Weeks ... Any Tips?
Replies: 16
Views: 2318

RE: Visiting Tucson, AZ For 3 Weeks ... Any Tips?

1) Arizona-Sonora desert museum is nice, nice mountains, Tombstone if you like that sort of thing and of course the Pima Air & Space museum. As you have little down time those will keep you busy. 2) Yes 3) really no places to avoid and not being a city person I cannot see anything worth seeing, ...

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snow Coming To The Upper Midwest!
Replies: 20
Views: 2175

RE: Snow Coming To The Upper Midwest!

Anything under 85F is unacceptable and snow should only be used as water storage on top of very tall mountains.

  

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 11
Replies: 206
Views: 18526

RE: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wn676" class="quote" target="_blank">wn676</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> N787RR is more than...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738 Fleet Larger Than S80/757 Fleet Combined.
Replies: 33
Views: 9375

RE: AA 738 Fleet Larger Than S80/757 Fleet Combined.

I imagine the DC-9s will be flying the TUS service for years to come.

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by IMissPiedmont
Mon Nov 10, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New Contender For Longest B738 Service.
Replies: 18
Views: 9529

RE: New Contender For Longest B738 Service.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/migair54" class="quote" target="_blank">migair54</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Oh no! Seven ho...

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Scrapping And Storage
Replies: 13
Views: 3568

RE: Airline Scrapping And Storage

They fly them in full livery to scrap yards all the time. Some airlines want the identity hidden, some don't care.

[Edited 2014-11-06 20:56:10]

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Nov 07, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Graveyards And Storage/partout
Replies: 2
Views: 1857

RE: Aircraft Graveyards And Storage/partout

You could fit every airliner in the world in the unused space at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson. No, there is no danger if running out of space.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R.I.P. Tom Magliozzi (Car Talk)
Replies: 15
Views: 2081

RE: R.I.P. Tom Magliozzi (Car Talk)

The show will continue for many years. We have that much to look forward to. I've been listening every week skin e it started and will keep doing so until I die.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amaazing AA Halloween Costume
Replies: 12
Views: 17852

RE: Amaazing AA Halloween Costume

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mbmbos" class="quote" target="_blank">mbmbos</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Good grief, can't y...

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Your ZIP Code Says About Who You Are
Replies: 23
Views: 6535

RE: What Your ZIP Code Says About Who You Are

Mine says people live in high rises. I think there is a two story building around somewhere, I just don't recall where.

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by IMissPiedmont
Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Nearly Everyone Use "Seen" Wrong?
Replies: 62
Views: 4233

RE: Why Does Nearly Everyone Use "Seen" Wrong?

The ones that annoy me the most are the improper use of pronouns. It is not "me and her" , " him and me" or any of the other abominations that are popular these days. Using the word axe when you intend ask used to bother me, until I did some minor research and found that to be a very common thing fi...

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pax At DFW Stop Antigay Attack On Man
Replies: 14
Views: 4419

RE: Pax At DFW Stop Antigay Attack On Man

Video evidence that the stupider a person is the more they drink alcohol. Of course even sober he would be an idiot.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't The Chevy Caprice PPV Selling Well?
Replies: 32
Views: 10999

RE: Why Isn't The Chevy Caprice PPV Selling Well?

I just saw one of those thongs today and my first thought was that it is way too small to be a police car. My second thought is that it joins the Camaro and Corvette on the list of butt ugly cars.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is F-WWVO?
Replies: 5
Views: 3628

RE: What Is F-WWVO?

Any time you see a registration F-WWxx, it is a manufacturer flight.

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by IMissPiedmont
Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Zealand's Gift To Music In 1971
Replies: 6
Views: 2135

RE: New Zealand's Gift To Music In 1971

If you can find it, big if, get 1977s self titled LP. That is a seriously good album if you like country.

BTW, she is from Oregon, not New Zealand.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Eliminates Upgrades On E Fares Even For Diamond
Replies: 17
Views: 7773

RE: DL Eliminates Upgrades On E Fares Even For Diamond

Why would anyone care about saving $20 if the restrictions are so strict? When I first saw this post I thought it would be done amount worth consideration.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Kicked Off Plane For Tweeting
Replies: 47
Views: 13192

RE: Passenger Kicked Off Plane For Tweeting

Who cares what the subject was, being an a idiot by using something called Twitter doing something called tweeting should be enough to get a person banned anywhere.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Forced To Flee From Argentina
Replies: 58
Views: 4876

RE: Top Gear Forced To Flee From Argentina

Thin skinned people, are these Argentinians. Really, someone made fun of you and you get this cranky. Amazing. Of course the people of the United States are equally as stupid.

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by IMissPiedmont
Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Was Better "Cheers" Or "Seinfeld?"
Replies: 59
Views: 6329

RE: Which Was Better "Cheers" Or "Seinfeld?"

I tried to watch Seinfeld a few times, I could not tolerate the constant whining. I guess that means I liked Cheers better.

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White Lesbian Couple Sues Over Black Baby
Replies: 59
Views: 3839

RE: White Lesbian Couple Sues Over Black Baby

I am amazed at these women. I bet they have no clue that they are the racist idiots. Disgusting behavior and they should not be allowed to keep the child, place it with someone who will love it without fear.

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by IMissPiedmont
Sun Oct 05, 2014 2:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Am 737 Suffers Blown MLG Tires At LAX
Replies: 7
Views: 3047

RE: Am 737 Suffers Blown MLG Tires At LAX

An inanimate object is unable to suffer.   

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by IMissPiedmont
Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scheduled Viscount At LAS In 1981-84?
Replies: 9
Views: 1998

RE: Scheduled Viscount At LAS In 1981-84?

They never got government approval. The airline was to be the scheduled arm of Go Group of Tucson but the aircraft were not up to FAA standards. Go Group later became Viscount Air Services and operated 737 charter services for several years.

[Edited 2014-09-30 20:40:30]

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by IMissPiedmont
Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Less And Less MD-88s At DAB, Why?
Replies: 19
Views: 3622

RE: Less And Less MD-88s At DAB, Why?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hufftheweevil" class="quote" target="_blank">hufftheweevil</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You w...

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