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by platinumfoota
Fri Apr 10, 2009 7:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Working?
Replies: 16
Views: 3427

RE: Ramp Working?

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by platinumfoota
Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA Worker Arrested On Drug, Gun Charges
Replies: 10
Views: 2778

TSA Worker Arrested On Drug, Gun Charges

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by platinumfoota
Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Mechanics Test
Replies: 18
Views: 3661

RE: DL Mechanics Test

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by platinumfoota
Thu Apr 09, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Many Airlines Still Do Own Catering?
Replies: 23
Views: 5820

RE: How Many Airlines Still Do Own Catering?

I know UA still has a kitchen in DEN

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by platinumfoota
Thu Apr 09, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Working?
Replies: 16
Views: 3427

RE: Ramp Working?

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by platinumfoota
Thu Apr 09, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Mechanics Test
Replies: 18
Views: 3661

DL Mechanics Test

Just wondering if anyone has taken the Mechanics Aptitude test for DL? I'm taking it and was wondering if anyone had anything that could help me. Thanks to everyone in advance.

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by platinumfoota
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Love Affair With Planes Has Ended!
Replies: 138
Views: 10828

RE: My Love Affair With Planes Has Ended!

I respect your decision as I would expect others to do so, you will be missed. In other news, I took my 7 year old nephew to the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> hill last week and he told me he wanted to be a pilot  <img src="/aviation-f...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Mar 13, 2009 3:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: NYC-SFO - Your Thoughts On My Options
Replies: 14
Views: 6784

RE: NYC-SFO - Your Thoughts On My Options

Yup I would have to say UA, more legroom and u also get an electrical plug for your computer.

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by platinumfoota
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines And The Beer Brand They Serve
Replies: 74
Views: 18913

RE: Airlines And The Beer Brand They Serve

What no Guinness?! Well according to the Hemispheres Magazine UA carries MGD, Miller Lite and Heineken. Is it just me or anytime I think Heineken i think of the UEFA Champions League theme song.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX T6 Food Establishments
Replies: 12
Views: 5066

RE: LAX T6 Food Establishments

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by platinumfoota
Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United First Loads To Honolulu
Replies: 34
Views: 9096

RE: United First Loads To Honolulu

Too early to tell on <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>, but doesn't look good. <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (...

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by platinumfoota
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biggest Rivalry Between 2 Airlines
Replies: 96
Views: 16101

RE: Biggest Rivalry Between 2 Airlines

I vote <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, not only sharing <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illi...

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by platinumfoota
Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Between LAX-NRT
Replies: 22
Views: 5590

RE: Between LAX-NRT

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by platinumfoota
Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brett Favre Reportedly Traded To Tampa Bay
Replies: 56
Views: 3185

RE: Brett Favre Reportedly Traded To Tampa Bay

Hmmmm. If Brett Favre threw a pass at 37,000 feet, will it go further?? Just trying to link it to aviation.

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by platinumfoota
Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Between LAX-NRT
Replies: 22
Views: 5590

RE: Between LAX-NRT

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by platinumfoota
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!
Replies: 37
Views: 5470

RE: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!

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by platinumfoota
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!
Replies: 37
Views: 5470

RE: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!

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by platinumfoota
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!
Replies: 37
Views: 5470

RE: The A.Net Jet - What Shall We Buy?!

I have $5 on the Gilmi Glider  

[Edited 2008-02-07 14:07:51]

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by platinumfoota
Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor Experience On Delta
Replies: 52
Views: 7991

RE: Poor Experience On Delta

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by platinumfoota
Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Going To Start To Replace Metal?
Replies: 39
Views: 8319

RE: Is United Going To Start To Replace Metal?

I'm sure United wont be replacing their 757's anytime soon, it has been said that they will start working on domestic interiors by 2009. Wonder what they have in mind.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319 Landed In Antartica
Replies: 50
Views: 17772

RE: A319 Landed In Antartica

When do tickets go on sale?  biggrin 

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by platinumfoota
Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Terminals
Replies: 30
Views: 3471

RE: Long Terminals

DIA's Terminal B(?) UA's terminal is pretty long, longest ive seen.

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by platinumfoota
Tue Dec 11, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 757's With Winglets
Replies: 2
Views: 3381

RE: UA 757's With Winglets

Oh yes, our Lady Winglet, pride of our 757 fleet. As stated the plan is to get all current P.S and ETOPS winged. I think the plan calls for a 2009 completion.

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by platinumfoota
Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Retro Paint Aircraft
Replies: 23
Views: 11141

RE: UA Retro Paint Aircraft

Born and Raised in L.A this was my playground I still remember the Arco Fuel truck. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1213944/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1213944/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/phot...

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by platinumfoota
Mon Dec 10, 2007 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question On LAX Approaches From Europe
Replies: 13
Views: 5264

RE: Question On LAX Approaches From Europe

I belive they went 6/7 this pass Thursday during that storm

[Edited 2007-12-09 19:34:27]

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by platinumfoota
Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question On LAX Approaches From Europe
Replies: 13
Views: 5264

RE: Question On LAX Approaches From Europe

Lots of weather going on in the US im sure they tryed to avoid it and kept North

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by platinumfoota
Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Retro Paint Aircraft
Replies: 23
Views: 11141

RE: UA Retro Paint Aircraft

I believe its still in the works, as said before UA is busy right now repainting and interior work with their international widebody fleet.

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by platinumfoota
Sat Dec 08, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Choppy Over The Atlantic Today?
Replies: 34
Views: 11321

RE: Choppy Over The Atlantic Today?

Really choppy in the westcoast also today. Flew <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Califo...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Dec 07, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Decide On 737 Replacement By 2010
Replies: 141
Views: 18984

RE: Boeing To Decide On 737 Replacement By 2010

Replace the 737?? How about a REAL replacement for the 757!!  banghead 

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by platinumfoota
Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Getting A Message To Rampers?
Replies: 18
Views: 4420

RE: Getting A Message To Rampers?

Thats pretty nice of you. In the past i have gotten a Starbucks card so that my whole crew could get something warm to drink during the nite. Well rampers usually deliver strollers and wheelchairs to the jetway. Maybe u can catch one when they are picking up or dropping off gate delivery items. VERY...

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by platinumfoota
Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune: Promotes DL & UA Merger
Replies: 63
Views: 8039

RE: Bethune: Promotes DL & UA Merger

<i> When Delta reacted to the Continental-Northwest link by seeking a similar alliance with United, Bethune quipped, "That's why ugly people always marry each other. ... There's no one left to talk to." "It's like when you go to a dance and pick the prettiest girl and all the other guys get the left...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Self-Check-In Comps Are [email protected] 30Nov
Replies: 7
Views: 3243

RE: UA Self-Check-In Comps Are [email protected] 30Nov

Its happend before hope it doesnt take much time to fix. The real delays are going to be at LAX, its raining so that means about 20 acciedents on the 405.

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by platinumfoota
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Carriers Ground 757s Due To Fuel Costs?
Replies: 79
Views: 12399

RE: Will Carriers Ground 757s Due To Fuel Costs?

The airlines are doing something about Fuel Costs. Its called Fuel Surcharges, check your tickets.

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by platinumfoota
Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor Airmanship - Video
Replies: 48
Views: 13226

RE: Poor Airmanship - Video

 <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/rotfl.gif" alt="rotfl" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/weeping.gif" alt="weeping" border=0>   <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/white.gif" alt="white" border=0>  Too Funny!! Both the first video and the ...

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by platinumfoota
Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Prioirty On NonRev?
Replies: 36
Views: 3922

RE: Prioirty On NonRev?

UA goes by seniority. Retirees go first, then active employees, then companions. <acronym title="Air Botswana">BP</acronym>-8A . . . . .Employee and/or dependents <acronym title="Air Botswana">BP</acronym>-8A . . . . .Employee and parents <acronym title="Air Botswana">BP</acronym>-8A . . . . .Employ...

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by platinumfoota
Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Delta @ LAX
Replies: 20
Views: 11191

RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

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by platinumfoota
Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Sick At UA Employee Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 21
Views: 5461

RE: 5 Sick At UA Employee Thanksgiving Dinner

I got the day off, but UA does this every year, last year was catered, this year they got the little frozen food trays at LAX. Didnt look too good.

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by platinumfoota
Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Delta @ LAX
Replies: 20
Views: 11191

RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Yes it was the charter, as i left work i saw busses lining up outside of UA Cargo facility and my friend from Delta conformed it.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 22, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DEN De-icing Training Story...
Replies: 22
Views: 4603

RE: DEN De-icing Training Story...

So who does the deicing for UA? Which department?
I got to help in DIA during last winter, in that terrible blizzard. Great airport with great employees.

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by platinumfoota
Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Photos Of UA New Business Cabin
Replies: 63
Views: 25725

RE: First Photos Of UA New Business Cabin

Picture was actually taken for United. The first flight is tonight 11/19, think its in the air. Flight 952 IAD-FRA.

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by platinumfoota
Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi Eclipse Convertible: Boeing Dreamliner
Replies: 19
Views: 7174

RE: Mitsubishi Eclipse Convertible: Boeing Dreamliner

I saw it at the 2007 L.A Auto show which was actually in November of 06. Got some really good pics too.

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by platinumfoota
Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mechanic Died In SFO
Replies: 51
Views: 16378

RE: UA Mechanic Died In SFO

Well <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is honoring him in some way. I found out through our employee page, which for obvious reasons i can not post. From the info on the page they have released his name and are starting an investigation to find out what exactly happened. They show ...

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by platinumfoota
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mechanic Died In SFO
Replies: 51
Views: 16378

RE: UA Mechanic Died In SFO

Happend early this morning 11/16, was with UA 18 years.

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by platinumfoota
Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Mechanic Died In SFO
Replies: 51
Views: 16378

UA Mechanic Died In SFO

Just found out a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Mechanic at San Francisco Maintenance Base has passed away in an accident. <a href="http://www.amfa9.org/news/detail2.asp?id=620" target=_blank>http://www.amfa9.org/news/detail2.asp?id=620</a> Deepest respect and sympathy to his fa...

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by platinumfoota
Fri Nov 16, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Part 2: DL & UA In Merger Talks!
Replies: 44
Views: 9248

RE: Part 2: DL & UA In Merger Talks!

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Ground Test Accident
Replies: 322
Views: 96369

RE: Airbus Ground Test Accident

Hope everything turns out well for the employees involve and their families. Im just wondering, how much distance did the aircraft travel after it jumped the chocks? The impact looks really bad.

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 15, 2007 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And UA Now In Merger Talks
Replies: 245
Views: 25022

RE: Delta And UA Now In Merger Talks

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 15, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And UA Now In Merger Talks
Replies: 245
Views: 25022

RE: Delta And UA Now In Merger Talks

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Detour Passenger Planes To View A380
Replies: 64
Views: 19245

Pilots Detour Passenger Planes To View A380

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by platinumfoota
Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta And UA Now In Merger Talks
Replies: 245
Views: 25022

RE: Delta And UA Now In Merger Talks

Negative, they will not merge. This was talk between shareholders not management.

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