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by usxguy
Thu Mar 09, 2006 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?
Replies: 176
Views: 21838

RE: Can A Gay Couple Book Doublebed In Dubai?

Some friends and I considered going to Dubai as a stop on our round-the-world trip but opted to go to Malta instead. After reading more about Dubai, they're not very gay friendly at all! So if you are really going there, I'd just take whatever the hotel gives you.. if its one bed, enjoy the time tog...

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by usxguy
Thu Mar 09, 2006 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FL Drivers License Law, Question
Replies: 14
Views: 2443

RE: FL Drivers License Law, Question

You can also get a florida ID with a MA address if you are here for a while.

 Smile

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by usxguy
Thu Mar 09, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats The Chicken?
Replies: 5
Views: 1758

RE: Whats The Chicken?

Speaking of the "how do you take it" question, myself, my boyfriend, and two other friends (also a couple) were flying from Chicago to Florida (same weekend as Gay Days @ Disney), and there were a bunch of us fags on the flight. Anyway, we were up in Economy Plus (first row, 757) and my bf ordered c...

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by usxguy
Thu Mar 09, 2006 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official BZE Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 5878

RE: The Official BZE Thread

eh, I'll be there next Tuesday, but not sure I'm going to be in the mood to hang around the airport, probably head straight to my hotel then get a boat & chill out on the bay.

-n

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by usxguy
Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official BZE Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 5878

RE: The Official BZE Thread

I remember flying out of Belize Municipal to San Pedro on one of Tropic Air's Twin Otters and seeing Continental Airlines crap all over the place... kinda made me wonder if they were trying to woo them into a codeshare. What ever happened to Tropic Air's Twotters anyway... I only see Caravans listed...

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by usxguy
Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Philosophy At DAL Vs. UA's At MDW
Replies: 13
Views: 4289

RE: AA Philosophy At DAL Vs. UA's At MDW

Well, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> at <acronym title="Chicago - Midway International (MDW / KMDW), USA - Illinois">MDW</acronym> isn't flying on top of all of <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>'s routes.. I believe they are only doing a couple <acronym titl...

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by usxguy
Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline To Start HYA-ACK Service
Replies: 14
Views: 6778

RE: New Airline To Start HYA-ACK Service

Twin Otters are very expensive to operate.... A Beech & J31 are a bit overkill for the market, and you are talking Part 121 operations.. not Part 135...

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by usxguy
Wed Mar 08, 2006 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chalks Ocean Airways To Expand
Replies: 13
Views: 4403

RE: Chalks Ocean Airways To Expand

Btw, the seaplanes in FPR are Albatrosses, not mallards. All of Chalks Mallards are at the hangar off of <acronym title="DAS Air Limited (Kenya)">SE</acronym> 34th (or 35th?) Street in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> (the street ju...

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by usxguy
Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BFL Terminal Finally Open!
Replies: 8
Views: 3923

RE: New BFL Terminal Finally Open!

how many of those are legal residents?

*grin*

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by usxguy
Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steamboat Springs Wants YV Out
Replies: 27
Views: 3930

RE: Steamboat Springs Wants YV Out

Actually all of Mesa's Dash 8's are the advanced Q200s which can take a lot more bags than a CRJ... I know that one personally!

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by usxguy
Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Airline's Nonrev Benefits
Replies: 44
Views: 12294

RE: Your Airline's Nonrev Benefits

Doh, forgot parents now pay. It is $25.00 per direction, plus taxes, not per segment. They only time they pay an additional fee per direction is if they connect to an <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> flight, such as <acronym title="Wilkes-Barre / Scranton - International (AV...

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 25, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Airline's Nonrev Benefits
Replies: 44
Views: 12294

RE: Your Airline's Nonrev Benefits

USAirways - Unlimited free travel for yourself, parents, dependents, and a registered guest/spouse or domestic partner. Eligibles and spouse/partner/reg guest will travel at a lower priority once the new system takes effect, but as of now they fly at your seniority (except Reg guest & domestic partn...

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 25, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official BZE Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 5878

RE: The Official BZE Thread

San Ignacio to the Belmopan airport is like a 15 minute drive, if my memory serves me correctly... and I believe that Belmopan has some limited air service. Also, I didn't think of San Ignacio being much of a tourist draw.. Cahal Pec is an interesting Mayan site and the downtown area has some *ok* s...

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 25, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MLB To Get Bahamas Flights
Replies: 10
Views: 2790

RE: MLB To Get Bahamas Flights

You are correct. They're being flooded with a ton of POR's, including my own (got some $$ lined up too!). They're barely operating right now.

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by usxguy
Fri Feb 24, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official BZE Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 5878

RE: The Official BZE Thread

Loahdy.... I remember flying into BZE on a Taca 767-300  Smile That was very interesting... and man do I remember hitting that runway HARD!

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by usxguy
Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Angr, Frusrated And Stranded By UA In SFO
Replies: 69
Views: 10192

RE: Angr, Frusrated And Stranded By UA In SFO

Many airlines will not hold for 1 or 2 passengers. I know for a fact that it is one airlines "unwritten" policy that it must be a minimum of 15 passengers missing a connection and there are no other available flights that day within 4 hours of the connecting flight. If its the last flight of the nig...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 16, 2006 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air Announces PDX-AST, PDX-ONP
Replies: 44
Views: 5039

RE: Cape Air Announces PDX-AST, PDX-ONP

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United Arab Emirates Jails 11 Gays
Replies: 62
Views: 3052

RE: United Arab Emirates Jails 11 Gays

Back to the topic, there is nothing we can really do about this. Yes, we don't agree with it. But I don't practice Islam, so I am not sure how their religion handles homosexuality. I know in my religion it is not accepted -- granted Mormon's don't kill gay mormons, but we do get kicked out of the ch...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa United Express Embraer ERJs
Replies: 8
Views: 3593

RE: Mesa United Express Embraer ERJs

Mesa will continue to operate the CRJ 900s for US for quite some time, and Air Midwest will be around for at least another year or two. Air Wisconsin will remain to have much of the <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>/<acronym title="Washingto...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air Announces PDX-AST, PDX-ONP
Replies: 44
Views: 5039

RE: Cape Air Announces PDX-AST, PDX-ONP

Cape Air has authority for the Bahamas but does not want to use it. They have recently pulled out of <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>, so how'd they get to the Bahamas... they found out the hard way how expensive <acronym title="Mia...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AWA/US CSR Seniority Integration
Replies: 3
Views: 1998

RE: AWA/US CSR Seniority Integration

DOH is all that the USAirways people know... they've been thru more mergers than any other airline in business today.

And yes, there are a lot of people @ US with tons of seniority. A very close friend has 23 years of seniority and was just called back a few mos ago.

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Mesa DeHavilland Dash 8s
Replies: 11
Views: 3367

RE: Question About Mesa DeHavilland Dash 8s

During hurricane Dennis, USAirways sent a Dash 8 to do the Key West flights because the CRJ's have aweful cross-wind handling. Was wierd seeing a Piedmont Dash 8 on the ramp here.. haven't seen one of those for almost 3 years and we sure do miss them! Was amazing to watch it take off as well.. was t...

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Continuation Of NW Gay Discrimination Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2022

RE: Continuation Of NW Gay Discrimination Thread

I used to be a pass bureau manager, so I know *all* about prize letters. Each airline dictates whether a domestic partner can fly on the other airline or not.... just because my domestic partner can fly anywhere ABCAirways flies, they are not allowed to fly on some airlines, but has unlimited pass b...

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by usxguy
Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways 757's To Europe. Questions...
Replies: 29
Views: 9060

RE: US Airways 757's To Europe. Questions...

While the planes are ETOPS certified, the airline must also be certified to fly them ETOPS :P

The aircraft will be retrofitted with a standard USAirways 757 interior.. rumor is that it will have 12 F though.

-n

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 11, 2006 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MLB To Get Bahamas Flights
Replies: 10
Views: 2790

RE: MLB To Get Bahamas Flights

Vintage now funnels everyone thru <acronym title="Daytona Beach - International (Regional) (DAB / KDAB), USA - Florida">DAB</acronym>. When I was planning MLB for <acronym title="Kalispell - Glacier Park International (Flathead County) (FCA / KFCA), USA - Montana">FCA</acronym> (when I worked for th...

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by usxguy
Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your AIM/Myspace/Facebook And Other Info Revisited
Replies: 45
Views: 5543

RE: Your AIM/Myspace/Facebook And Other Info Revisited

I'm FailedHeterokw on aol.com or PreppyGothRaver on aim... photos in my a.net profile :P

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!
Replies: 58
Views: 10145

RE: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!

People have said repeatedly that the MDA crews are much more professional than other USex flight crews... both pilots & flight attendants. Most of the pilots are 1988-1994 hires, and the flight attendants are all from the 1999 - 2001 classes, so they're not quite the "high schoolers" or "fresh off t...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!
Replies: 58
Views: 10145

RE: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!

Most of the MDA pilots I know are clocking in at over 10,000 hours. I met a Republic FO with barely 2,000.

Then again, opinions are irrelevant when backed with facts :P

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL, Trans States News About The JS41s
Replies: 39
Views: 4710

RE: STL, Trans States News About The JS41s

Don't forget that RegionsAir is also picking up some Saabs. Wouldn't be surprising to see them flying SF3s instead of J32EPs on those routes. And just a jaunt down memory lane, Trans States used to have J31 Shuttle service from both Decatur and Springfield to St. Louis with flights every hour starti...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue In FLL
Replies: 17
Views: 3326

RE: Jetblue In FLL

.. And before that E2 & <acronym title="Aero Asia Airlines (Pakistan)">E4</acronym> were <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> gates. USAir has the lease on almost all the gates on E except E2, <acronym title="Aero Asia Airlines (Pakistan)">E4</acronym>, and E6. E6 is the only commo...

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by usxguy
Thu Feb 09, 2006 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!
Replies: 58
Views: 10145

RE: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 08, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!
Replies: 58
Views: 10145

RE: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!
Replies: 58
Views: 10145

RE: I've Got A New Brazilian Girlfriend - EMB-170!

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by usxguy
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Value Of A Part 135 Cert..
Replies: 0
Views: 2569

Value Of A Part 135 Cert..

Giving this a shot here.. anyone have any good sources for determining the value of an FAA Part 135 On Demand/Air Taxi cert... multi-pilot, multi-airframe that's clean... I've been hunting around the DMS and came across a handful of 135 Scheduled Authority applications, and one was "valued" at $50,0...

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by usxguy
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Wing Clipped By Fuel Truck At RIC
Replies: 9
Views: 5306

RE: United Express Wing Clipped By Fuel Truck At RIC

I hope that the FBO has a good insurance policy. They'll be paying a decent chunk of money to Trans States.

Lesson learned: NEVER enter the diamond of safety around an airplane :P

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by usxguy
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will RP Take Delivery Of More 170s?
Replies: 7
Views: 4481

RE: When Will RP Take Delivery Of More 170s?

You don't need a sim to fly an Embraer 170... just need to know how to "reboot" the thing to fix anything :P :P :P

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by usxguy
Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will RP Take Delivery Of More 170s?
Replies: 7
Views: 4481

RE: When Will RP Take Delivery Of More 170s?

Actually they've only taken 3 or 4 of the birds from MDA. Republic is having some major staffing problems, and this comes from a friend that is a check flight attendant for them. And Republic didn't "aquire" Midatlantic, they just merely purchased the airplanes & their leases from USAirways. Otherwi...

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NN Help W/ London - Quick Trip!
Replies: 23
Views: 1957

RE: NN Help W/ London - Quick Trip!

ahright, I did do a search and I have not seen any "hi, i'm flying to London for ONLY a day.."

Since no one has recommended a play, what about fag bar recommendations? Everyone going is either fag or female... (and even some of them may be fags)....

:P

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mary Cheney Loves Wyoming
Replies: 6
Views: 1365

RE: Mary Cheney Loves Wyoming

a suite at the St. Regis in Aspen for $1125.. holy crap, is that a webspecial or something?!?! Last time I went there we paid like $750 for a ROOM!

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by usxguy
Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread XXX (30)
Replies: 121
Views: 17314

RE: Official Self Pics Thread XXX (30)

this is quickly turning into the "Can you spot the heterosexual" thread....

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by usxguy
Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NN Help W/ London - Quick Trip!
Replies: 23
Views: 1957

RE: NN Help W/ London - Quick Trip!

Thanks for the input. We dont' mind spending £80 to £120 on a hotel. Just want something that won't make the morning hectic with transits. Will definitely look into the bus, and we may go do a show.. anyone recommend one that we can't see in the States? In regards to BFT, I love that site and use it...

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NN Help W/ London - Quick Trip!
Replies: 23
Views: 1957

NN Help W/ London - Quick Trip!

Friend and I are flying out to London on the 15th next month, will only have 27 hours there... anyone have any recommendations of what we can cram in for this short time period.. .. also, is it wiser for us to get a hotel in town & hop the train back to Gatwick (sorry, our airline doesn't fly to <ac...

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread XXX (30)
Replies: 121
Views: 17314

RE: Official Self Pics Thread XXX (30)

.. and do you sleep with others often? *grin* ...

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 01, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any News From Air Wisconsin?
Replies: 27
Views: 5835

RE: Any News From Air Wisconsin?

Changing the EGOM is difficult because its used at about 90 stations. AWAC does have their crap together, but changing the EGOM is like changing the bible! AWAC has always been a VERY safe and reliable operation (speaking of ground handling/cust svc) and yes, Piedmont/PSA could learn alot from AWAC,...

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 01, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meals Loaded Question (w/ Photo)
Replies: 20
Views: 5322

RE: Meals Loaded Question (w/ Photo)

What you are looking at is the "GFFM" in sabre terms... it lists the load planner, gate agents working flight, GSC, supervisor, phone #s for everyone, etc. It lists inflight services, the <acronym title="Corsair (France)">SS</acronym> & PALL lists (special services - wheelchair, meet & assist, armed...

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by usxguy
Wed Feb 01, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Replace HP On MIA-LAS; RDU-LAS
Replies: 35
Views: 7623

RE: US To Replace HP On MIA-LAS; RDU-LAS

.. unless <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> is converting to the USAirways travel <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym>/employee <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym> card system..... could only tell if you look at the bottom.... 12345 ...

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by usxguy
Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Experiences Using Priceline.com?
Replies: 3
Views: 1684

RE: Experiences Using Priceline.com?

I have shown Biddingfortravel.com to a few airline hotel managers and they love it. Some of their crews were shocked to get Hyatts & Marriotts on unscheduled overnights  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/silly.gif" alt="Silly"> BFT should be used as a *guide* and not a message board/forum...

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by usxguy
Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!
Replies: 127
Views: 7969

RE: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!

Surprised AUA hasn't put a pic up yet.. :P

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by usxguy
Sat Jan 28, 2006 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Backpacking Through Europe This Summer, Tips?
Replies: 40
Views: 5759

RE: Backpacking Through Europe This Summer, Tips?

I goofed. DER and RailEurope merged... you can get a lot of information from RailEurope/DER's site: <a href="http://www.raileurope.com" target=_blank>http://www.raileurope.com</a> Btw, as long as you aren't in a shared room, I would assume its safe to leave your pack there. Although the only time I'...

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by usxguy
Fri Jan 27, 2006 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ-700s To Aspen Vs Avros
Replies: 154
Views: 9273

RE: RJ-700s To Aspen Vs Avros

Gawd.. I too love SkyWest but its going to take some very specially trained pilots to operate those CRJ-700s. I just pray to god they don't smack a CRJ into a hill in that valley in low-vis weather. And about Chautauqua, I do have a thing against their ops planning. Why didn't they get Republic cert...

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