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by AirT85
Sun Dec 05, 1999 1:19 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: New Virtual Airline Is Forming!
Replies: 6
Views: 6580

New Virtual Airline Is Forming!

Hi All! i am pleased to announce that i am in the process of getting my VA, COASTAL Express, Of the ground! We are based in Newark, and currently looking for pilots and anyone interested in helping me run the VA! Our site is: http://www.homestead.com/academyairlines/CoastalExpress.html Come and visi...

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by AirT85
Fri Dec 03, 1999 7:24 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Old Timetables - What's Your Fav.?
Replies: 4
Views: 2764

RE: Old Timetables - What's Your Fav.?

hi Granite! I collect timetables, maily of US airlines, my only international being a single BA one. My fav is a mint condition  <img src="wink.gif"> RenoAir from 1997. Im not sure what to do with it besides look at it so! I have a large collection, although after a recent destruction run by my...

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by AirT85
Fri Dec 03, 1999 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Picture
Replies: 22
Views: 1667

RE: JetBlue Picture

hi All! I like there scheme! Its contempory, nice, attractive, although it could be jazzed up a bit, its cheap, not a lot of paint, and this airline isnt even off the ground so, they need all the cash they can get, although they have quite a bit! I like blue, so i like ther plane. i just want to kno...

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by AirT85
Wed Dec 01, 1999 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vanguard Or Eastwind?
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

RE: Jr

hi! for more info on Vanguard go to www.flyvanguard.com thats there website. Also, Access Air just followed in Eastwinds footsteps. They announced suspension of flights for 30 days and chapter 11 yesterday.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/frown.gif"> Eastwind bled 29 million dollars in four ye...

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by AirT85
Sun Nov 28, 1999 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Is Going Supersonic
Replies: 12
Views: 3126

RE: Delta Airlines Is Going Supersonic

Hi! Actually, Delta will not be the first US carrier to "fly" the Concorde. Back when Braniff International was around, they also used the Concorde. I forget if it was AF or BA, but the plane was painted in Braniff colors. It went Europe-Washington Dulles-Dallas/Ft Worth. It didnt last long, but it ...

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by AirT85
Sun Nov 28, 1999 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vanguard Or Eastwind?
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

RE: Vanguard Or Eastwind?

Hello! Yep, Eastwind shut down on September 7 1999. They were looking for a merger partner...are they still? I havent heard anything else. Oh well, gotta go!
-Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 25, 1999 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 11
Views: 1343

RE: Tower Air

hi! My father did try to get a refund on the tickets, but Tower wouldnt do it. They told us "If we would have waited for the next flight, our tickets would have been usable, so therefore, we(Tower) do not owe you a refund". My father is still very mad at them. Even the CEo wrote us a stupid little l...

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 25, 1999 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Safe Do You Feel?
Replies: 12
Views: 2493

RE: How Safe Do You Feel?

Hi All! I have only felt unsafe twice my entire life. My father used to be a mechanic for the airlines. I knew that nothing would happen to us. not only because he was there, but because the airlines would not put an un-safe aircraft in the air(exceptions would be ValuJet-AirTran is doing better.) O...

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 25, 1999 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 11
Views: 1343

RE: Tower Air

hello! I have flown on Tower Air. It was a B-747-200 flight from LAX-JFK. It was THE WORST flight i have evr had. We got to the airport two hours early to park, check in, and get to the gate. Everything at the ticket counter was normal. Well, flight-wise it was. The plane was supposedly on-time, and...

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 24, 1999 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vote Your Top 5 Favorite Liveries!
Replies: 28
Views: 1848

RE: Vote Your Top 5 Favorite Liveries!

1)US Airways 2)Southwest 3)Continental 4)Air Jamaica 5)Emirates 6)America West(new) 7)ATA 8)Delta 9)Midway 10)AirTran Those are my top 5 airline schemes.... Top 10 Commuter Schemes: 1)US Airways Express(hey! I like dark blue!) 2)Colgan 3)Island Air(Hawaii) 4)Cape Air 5)Aspen Mountain Air

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 24, 1999 9:44 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: TPA Website
Replies: 3
Views: 3011

RE: TPA Website

hello All! Although Academy Airline's website is not as good as TPA's   it is created, and almost complete. The address is http://www.angelfire.com/biz5/academyairlines
-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Nov 23, 1999 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Airlines
Replies: 43
Views: 1817

RE: America West Airlines

hi All! Well, i believe that America West is an up-and-coming carrier! They have an excellent plan, they just have to iron out all the wrinkles, and yes ther are quite a few in my opinion! i think that America West is just going through normal growing pains, after bankruptcy, they exploded, and now ...

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by AirT85
Sat Nov 20, 1999 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Fleet PLans
Replies: 8
Views: 2483

RE: Northwest Airlines Fleet PLans

Hi again! Thanks for the info. SEA nw DC-10, Does NWA still fly the MD-80s, i know that you had eight of htem...are they gone, or had the fleet of the MD-80s changed in size? no one has said anything about them  
-Tony

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 19, 1999 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deregulation KO's II
Replies: 13
Views: 1328

RE: Deregulation KO's II

Hi! Glad you referred to my post! You forget Sun Pacific. They were a charter airline with 727s shut-down for poor maintenence.   I like this topic. Cool!
-Tony

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 19, 1999 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kiwi International Airlines
Replies: 5
Views: 1680

RE: Kiwi International Airlines

hi. Kiwi International will not come back to life. After going bankrupt, turining charter, going scheduled, and then going bank ruptagain,the carier filed chapter 7 bakrutcy which liquidated the company. There is no 727 fleet. Most of the 8 planes were repossesed before kiwi went under. One was unfl...

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 19, 1999 6:47 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Imaginary Airlines
Replies: 6
Views: 3208

Imaginary Airlines

Hi All! okay im sure that most of you saw ont he forum about Academy, TPA and EAA(unfortunately gone, now replaced by TCA). Well, Academy is my imaginary airline. We currently "fly" 10 DC-9s form PIT to Allentown, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia...

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 18, 1999 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Fleet PLans
Replies: 8
Views: 2483

Northwest Airlines Fleet PLans

Hey Y'all! I was just wondering about NWA fleet plans. I know that they are adding brand new Airbus 319/320 aircraft tot here fleet. Does Northwest plan to do like US Airways and convert there entire fleet to Airbus or are they going to operate a hodge-podge kinda fleet of a little Douglas here, som...

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 17, 1999 10:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Virtual Airline
Replies: 2
Views: 2309

RE: Virtual Airline

Hello,
I dont have any pointers on creating a va, but if you would like a partner in the project, id be willing to help! Ive been tryoing to get info for quite a while, but no such luck....But id love to help if you would like someone, like a vice prez?! hehe, well email me, [email protected]
-Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 17, 1999 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whatever Happened To These Start-ups
Replies: 5
Views: 1622

RE: Whatever Happened To These Start-ups

Thanks! So SunJet is the Southeast wiht DC-9s in Tampa? I think thats what i read ont he bottom of one of there pics here on airliners. Cool. If anyone else has any info to add, feel free to.
-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Nov 16, 1999 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whatever Happened To These Start-ups
Replies: 5
Views: 1622

Whatever Happened To These Start-ups

Hi All, I was wondering...what ever happened to JetTrain? I remember them from when was younger, i remember seeing there sign in Pittsburgh but thats all i remember about them. Any info on aircraft? Cities, routes? Also what happened to Carnival? Were they boguth out by Pan Am? I thught that was wha...

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by AirT85
Tue Nov 16, 1999 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Aircraft Usage In Low-airfare Airlines
Replies: 2
Views: 1890

RE: Old Aircraft Usage In Low-airfare Airlines

Hi...first off, MetroJet and Delta Express arent your normal start-up airlines. All they are are Delta and US Airways respectively, but have a different logo, name, and fare structure. They are just the majors way of competing against the low-fare, real, starrt-ups. I know that US Airways has( or ha...

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 15, 1999 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Owned Your Own Jetliner
Replies: 13
Views: 2377

RE: If You Owned Your Own Jetliner

Hey! We've been through this before!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif"> Okay, so i have changed Academy alot, and you dont know about it, so email me for the in-depth plan. So I would start out with a DC-9 or 717. Id start Academy Airlines wiht it from PIT to sevral cities, but id actu...

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by AirT85
Sun Nov 14, 1999 10:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Collecting Safety Cards And Other Things
Replies: 28
Views: 5599

RE: Collecting Safety Cards And Other Things

Hello All, I am a collector of airline timetables, and i have quite a large collection too! What i do, is call the airlines res department (and i know it might sound mean but,) i tellt hem im doing a school report ont he airlines and would like info on them, i get some over the phone and then ask if...

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 10, 1999 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Memorable PA's
Replies: 9
Views: 1558

RE: Most Memorable PA's

Hello All-i have posted ont his before but i like this topic! So i will post new ones i forgot. So i was on A US Air Express(not yet US Airways) Beech 1900 from PHL-Williamsport. Before they shut the door, the pilot got out of his seat, stood in the cockpit doorway and said "excuse me please, but so...

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by AirT85
Sat Nov 06, 1999 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Paint Schemes
Replies: 18
Views: 6378

RE: Airline Paint Schemes

Hello All! My favorites are: 1)US Airways...i love the dark blue on the grey, and the logo is excellent! I love that flag! 2) Midwest Express...what can i say? I love dark planes! 3)For all you who want an American to list an international plane  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif"> i lik...

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by AirT85
Sat Nov 06, 1999 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Things
Replies: 18
Views: 1159

RE: Funny Things

Hello All! I have Two experiences to share with you  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> The first, I was on an SWA ISP-FLL flgiht on the B-737. Right as we rotated, the flight attendant came on the PA system, and went "Chug, Chug, Chug, Chug...Chug, Chug, Chug, Chug...CHOO CHOO!" It wa...

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by AirT85
Sat Nov 06, 1999 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Usernames
Replies: 47
Views: 1784

RE: Usernames

Mine has Air because i like airplanes and airlines, T because my name is Tony, and 85 cause thats the year i was born. But my dad and older brother use this username too cause they are too lazy to get here own  

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 05, 1999 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rudder Problem On 737
Replies: 21
Views: 2710

RE: Rudder Problem On 737

Thanks for hte info Neil! if only the "aviation experts" up top would tell us this stuff! hmm...well if it happens again, i hope ATR learnes there lesson, but heaven forbid it does. Oh well, im gonna go now. Goodnight all
-Tony

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 05, 1999 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Number Trivia
Replies: 12
Views: 1613

RE: Flight Number Trivia

Hi...based on Continental's flight #001 and TWA's flgiht #1(i dont know if it still flies here, but it used to!) id say Hoonolulu...second would be JFK.

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by AirT85
Fri Nov 05, 1999 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rudder Problem On 737
Replies: 21
Views: 2710

RE: Rudder Problem On 737

Hi Neil...umm. actually the ATR-42/72 icing problem was fixed after the AA eagle crash in Indiana. The de-icing boots were extended so that it didnt happen again. Oh well...just felt like saying something about it! Oh well.
-Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 04, 1999 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There Room For A 3rd Australian Carrier
Replies: 22
Views: 2952

RE: Is There Room For A 3rd Australian Carrier

hello All! I was on a website for FlightWest airlines, a carrier in Australia with i believe DC_9s or Fokkers? I may be wrong. i cant remember there web site address. Oh well. if anyone has any info could you please psot it? I know im creating a post inside a post so if this offends you AirLanka, so...

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 04, 1999 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Love Field
Replies: 3
Views: 1269

RE: Dallas Love Field

Hi all...well, the limitationms on service were put there when SouthWest refused to move over to the newly completed Dallas/Ft Worth INternational airport. When the airport was constructed, all certified airlines supposedly agreed to move to DFW...Well back in those days SWA wasnt a certified carrie...

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 04, 1999 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Accidents Have You Been In?
Replies: 9
Views: 2636

RE: What Accidents Have You Been In?

Hello all, i have never been in anything major, although once on a Delta Airlines 767 flight from PHL-ATL, we almost hit windshear. We were on final for the runway in stormy weather (what can you expect in ATL during the summer?!) and right before we crossed the runway the pilot put the engines to f...

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by AirT85
Thu Nov 04, 1999 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beautiful Aircraft
Replies: 44
Views: 1908

RE: Beautiful Aircraft

Hello all! Here are mine:

1) A-340

2) A-320

3) F-100

4) MD-80/88

5) Canadair Regional Jet (we all forgot about this little one! I like it alot, its a nice looking plane on climb out and it has alot of spunk if you ask me!)

Well there they are! -Tony

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by AirT85
Wed Nov 03, 1999 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rudder Problem On 737
Replies: 21
Views: 2710

RE: Rudder Problem On 737

Hi...i know this might be a little off subject, but the US air 427 crash in PIT wasnt the main reason US Airways went to the A-320 family. US Airways decided on Airbus because Boeing wasn't delivering its aircraft on schedule and was taking soo many orders that the airlines watched the delivery date...

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 01, 1999 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking NEWS: Egypt Air 767 May Have Crashed.
Replies: 36
Views: 4852

EgyptAir 767 And Edward's AFB

Hi-i dont want to argue about whether this plane was at edwards, but this morning on ABC the CEO said that the plane never landed in Edwards that EWR which is Newark was confised with Edwards air force base...but oh well...I wish they would give us one set of true facts that they know, and not try t...

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 01, 1999 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA, Swissair, Kennedy And Now Egypt Air ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2640

RE: Kaitak

Hi...the registration is SU-GAP like someone already said. I saw it taking off from EWR, with a CO md-80 taking off after it we were on a charter 727 arriving as it was departing, it was nice. I had never seen an EgyptAir 767 before. I never once though i would be one of the last people to see ana i...

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by AirT85
Mon Nov 01, 1999 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking NEWS: Egypt Air 767 May Have Crashed.
Replies: 36
Views: 4852

RE: Breaking NEWS: Egypt Air 767 May Have Crashed.

Hi all- the 767 that crashed never ytouched down at Edwards or any other AFB. The plane arrived yesterday in EWR (Newark-where EWR was mistaken as Edwards) becuase of weather at JFK. The plane then departed EWR-LAX, i watched it take-off. It landed in LAX and left late, we dont know why. It arrived ...

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 31, 1999 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA, Swissair, Kennedy And Now Egypt Air ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2640

RE: TWA, Swissair, Kennedy And Now Egypt Air ?

Hi-I dont think fog would have crashed this pane at 33000 feet! The last radar contact was at 33000 ft, and then the blip was lost. Also, i saw this airplane yesterday departing EWR for LAX! It looked very normal on its take-off roll! It was a really cool site though!

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 24, 1999 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Western Pacific Airlines?
Replies: 6
Views: 7906

WestPac Homepage

hello again! Well WestPac's homepage is still running wiht info form January 12 of 1997. This includes route map, schedules, logojet info, and more. It is at http://www.syspac.com/~inno/index.html.

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 24, 1999 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Western Pacific Airlines?
Replies: 6
Views: 7906

RE: What Happened To Western Pacific Airlines?

Hello All-Well WestPac was an airline that i LOVED dearly  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> The airline (in my opinion) stupidly moved its hub from COS to DEN and started losing money like crazy. THey went under on February 4th of 1997 or 1998, i forget! I know it sounds bad that i f...

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 23, 1999 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA And ACAir
Replies: 5
Views: 1289

RE: Academy's Start-up Airliner

DL-My "Route and Fare Supervisor" (if such a title exists  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif"> if not, i just made it  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif">) and I have decided that based on our markets, our start-up aircraft will be the Boeing-737-500 and later on, well intro...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 22, 1999 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2725

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Hello All-it has been a while sijnnce this topic was replied to! well...EAA has officially left the alliance  <img src="/discussions/graphics/frown.gif"> Academy will now become the major domestic carrier based in COS with B-737-500 and -700 aircraft flying all of WestPac's old routes (Dont you...

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by AirT85
Mon Oct 18, 1999 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Starting A Virtual Airline
Replies: 0
Views: 1243

Starting A Virtual Airline

Hello all...I was wondering if any of you had information on starting a virtual airline? I was wondering about how much time it takes, what you need, stuff like that. Also, how much does it cost? And would anyone be interested in helping me start one if i decided to? (Im not sure if i will yet...i w...

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 16, 1999 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Really Sucks
Replies: 22
Views: 2034

FlyCMH And ProAir

Hello All- flyCMH wrote that ProAir is another survivor and hopes that they remain profitable in detriot. I hate to say it but ProAir is having quite a bit of financial troubles...The carrier couldn't make it at City Airport...well cant. The plan was good...but Detroit alredy has NW and Spirit.plus ...

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 16, 1999 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2725

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Hi all-when i moved Academy to COS, it was to fill a service gap left by WestPac and to also allow EAA to grow on the east. TPA is supplying Academy with an older list of cities originally planned for the predeccessor to TPA called UTW. We will look these cities over carefully to see if it will work...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 15, 1999 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2725

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

OKay cool...Ill rework the routes to PIH to SLC, BOI, COS, SFO, PDX. Sound good. Also, do you want me in LAX or SFo. I want one of those, the other will be you and EAA.

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 15, 1999 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2725

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Okay DL! Poccatello it is! So where would ya'll like to fly to from there?
Let me know! You'll see us there when we start flying! Promise  

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 15, 1999 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2725

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Okay....Well i would like to say that Academy has moved to COS! Our planned route map is as Follows: COS-SFO or LAX, LAS, SLC, SEA, GEG, ABQ, ELP, PHX, SAN, RNO, BOI, PDX. GEG-Pasco, Kallispell, Missoula, Helena, Great Falls, Billings, Bozeman BOI- Jackson Hole, Idaho Falls Also-in the Winter, Acade...

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by AirT85
Thu Oct 14, 1999 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2725

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

OKay-after conferring with my Route Supervisor (flyCMH) we have decided that if Academy were to move out west that COS would be a better choice over PDX. After all...WestPac left COS in the dirt, and there is a market there. So what do you think of this city as a hub?

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