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by DeltaRules
Fri Jan 11, 2002 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Loews Hotels?
Replies: 8
Views: 764

RE: Loews Hotels?

I stayed at the Portofino Bay Hotel @ Universal Studios Orlando inJuly, which is a Loews Hotel. The food was good, but it was like $6 for a hamburger. The pool was amazing, with a small area of sand to act as a beach. It was shallow though, no deeper than 5 ft., and it closed about 7 hours early bec...

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by DeltaRules
Thu Jan 10, 2002 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Most In Need Of A New Paint Scheme
Replies: 37
Views: 3849

RE: Airline Most In Need Of A New Paint Scheme

I agree with some of the ideas listed above. Air France & Lufthansa could use a cheatline, Southwest needs to change theirs again, an American needs to change theirs (somehow).

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by DeltaRules
Thu Jan 10, 2002 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727-300
Replies: 13
Views: 3713

RE: 727-300

I didn't know the 757 was originally designed as a T-tail. I thought that the 727-300 was changed, and it became the 757-200. That's interesting!

Guess I'm wrong!

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by DeltaRules
Thu Jan 10, 2002 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Most In Need Of A New Paint Scheme
Replies: 37
Views: 3849

Airline Most In Need Of A New Paint Scheme

Who has a paint scheme that's old, and they need a new one, or a new one that already needs replacing??

I don't really have any opinions, I just wanted to see what everybody thinks.

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by DeltaRules
Sun Jan 06, 2002 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DA,DE,DN,DL Which Is It?
Replies: 7
Views: 2568

But Wait, There's More! Lol

I'm wanting to know the answer to the same question! Why do they have so many? Anyway, you're right about the "WA" registrations, they are ex-Western jets. Here's some more 2 letter codes. There were a lot of different ones for the L-1011 fleet. N733<b>DS</b> <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=16544...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Jan 05, 2002 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why The Simpsons Are So Popular...
Replies: 32
Views: 9088

RE: Why The Simpsons Are So Popular...

Another Catchphrase- Homer- "Whoo-hoo!!" Probably my favorite episode is when they go to Japan. "Godzilla-Related Turbulence" LOL American_4275- Cletus and his Dirt Farm!! Another thing about him is that he's got like 100 kids, which he calls out in order in the episode when Marge starts her pretzel...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Jan 05, 2002 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hot Or Not?
Replies: 17
Views: 2012

RE: Hot Or Not?

Aloha 737-200- You've got one hell of a point!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> You sometimes have to look at their personality, not just whether or not they look good, which is what people tend to do. (Me included.) As for the pic.- Hot or Not?? NOT!!!! &n...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Jan 05, 2002 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Subway-train Lovers?
Replies: 49
Views: 2827

RE: Any Subway-train Lovers?

I love Subways!! We use them anytime we're in a city that has one. I think it's a much easier way to travel (except when you're jammed in like sardines in a can!!) I've been on subways in... Washington D.C. (Metro) Boston ("T"-I think that's what its called) London (Underground/Tube) Paris (Metropol...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Jan 05, 2002 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair 757 Engine Problem Today At Can. Island
Replies: 3
Views: 3874

RE: Icelandair 757 Engine Problem Today At Can. Island

There was an Icelandair 757 in MBJ on 12/31. Could it be the same plane? I wasn't able to see the titles on it, but I knew it was an Icelandair 757.

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 30, 2001 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2001 Best Movie!
Replies: 44
Views: 1503

RE: 2001 Best Movie!

Rush Hour 2!!!!!!!!- It was hilarious, better than the first Rush Hour movie.  Big thumbs up

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by DeltaRules
Sat Dec 29, 2001 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TristarL1011 Or DC-10?
Replies: 51
Views: 2988

RE: TristarL1011 Or DC-10?

While the DC-10 is nice...

L-1011 all the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TRISTARS RULE!!!  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up

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by DeltaRules
Sat Dec 29, 2001 2:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Jamaica 58 ATL-MBJ
Replies: 6
Views: 4581

Air Jamaica 58 ATL-MBJ

12/24/01 Air Jamaica 58 ATL-MBJ Airbus A310-300 "Spirit of Negril" (not sure of reg. #) We got up at 5:30am, and left the Renaissance (spelling?) Hotel. On the shuttle, there was a DL MD-88 captain. I talked to him a little bit. Then, we checked in, went through security, and took the train to Conco...

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 23, 2001 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines That Fly Between Intl Cities?
Replies: 11
Views: 3428

RE: US Airlines That Fly Between Intl Cities?

Continental used a 757-200 CLE-LGW this summer, which is a narrow-body, answering your question about flights between US cities and Non-US cities with narrowbodies.

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 23, 2001 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 727 On Ebay Ending Soon
Replies: 12
Views: 2241

RE: AA 727 On Ebay Ending Soon

I agree with Tbird: I wouldnt mind having that in my backyard. That would be a nice change from my room (which is already too small!)  Big grin

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 23, 2001 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Got Pan Am's AFrica/South America Routes
Replies: 14
Views: 6447

RE: Who Got Pan Am's AFrica/South America Routes

I'm not sure, but I think UA also got Pan Am's Latin American routes.

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by DeltaRules
Thu Dec 20, 2001 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Does A 767 Door Work?
Replies: 15
Views: 3929

RE: How Does A 767 Door Work?

Are the ways Charliecossie mentioned the ONLY differences between the doors on the 767s, and ones on L1011s, DC-10s, and MD-11s, or are there others?

I'm an L-1011 fanatic, and have been wanting to know.

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by DeltaRules
Mon Dec 17, 2001 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-11 New Colours - 1st Photo!
Replies: 43
Views: 3797

RE: Delta MD-11 New Colours - 1st Photo!

That looks awesome! Thanks LGW!
I think the new paint scheme on the MD-11 is better than the other schemes on that plane. Hopefully, they will do more like that.

Maybe I'll see one when I'm in ATL next week!!  Smile

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 16, 2001 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Question For Teens NOT Old Enough To Drive
Replies: 26
Views: 3111

RE: Question For Teens NOT Old Enough To Drive

I usually get my homework done at school, so if I have any, there isn't a lot, which gives me a ton of free time. I would recommend an after-school activity, as many people mentioned above. I play tennis after school, and did Destination Imagination (a.k.a- Odyssey of the Mind.) last year. Sometimes...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Dec 15, 2001 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About This Livery
Replies: 12
Views: 2112

RE: Question About This Livery

That would be an interesting paint scheme to see, the Mexican, U.S., and Canadian flags emblazoned across the side of one plane.

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by DeltaRules
Sat Dec 15, 2001 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Santo Domingo To Fly To Isla Grande
Replies: 4
Views: 2009

RE: Air Santo Domingo To Fly To Isla Grande

Aren't there any other really small, local carriers which fly to Isla Grande?? I thought so, but I can't remember, because its been a couple years since we went to Isla Grande when we were on vacation in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico RULES!!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="B...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Dec 15, 2001 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Those 3-Engined 717s Which Delta Owns...
Replies: 17
Views: 2562

RE: All Those 3-Engined 717s Which Delta Owns...

Delta has the Space Shuttle?????

The angle where your looking at the nose makes it look like the Space Shuttle with 3 engines on the fuselage.

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by DeltaRules
Wed Dec 12, 2001 10:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 16
Views: 3011

RE: Tower Air

LOL Ben88!

My parents flew to Rio on Tower in the 80s, and had the overflowing toilet problem, as well as the Pan Am seats w/ Pan Am buckles that people mentioned above.

I never knew it was that bad!

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by DeltaRules
Wed Dec 12, 2001 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Write A Caption!
Replies: 41
Views: 1722

RE: Write A Caption!

"A new, safe way to get high, but not leave the ground!"
"Monster Trucks meet Aviation..."
"Hey, honey!"
"Who needs a steamroller when you have this?"
"I'd hate to see the insurance prices on this thing..."
"Bigfoot vs. the Cub"
"What the Hell?"

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by DeltaRules
Wed Dec 12, 2001 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Questions About US Airways
Replies: 9
Views: 2672

RE: Some Questions About US Airways

My opinion: The A330 is the best plane in US's fleet in terms of entertainment!! You get: -5 or more movies to choose from -sitcoms & TV shows -CDs which are programmed so you can choose what track to listen to, instead of in order, as on any other plane -nice-sized screen for a PTV! I really liked ...

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by DeltaRules
Wed Dec 12, 2001 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Tail Designs
Replies: 11
Views: 4184

RE: British Airways Tail Designs

Cpt. Caveman- Here's one you didn't have at the top. You may know what this one looks like, but in case anyone hasn't seen it... "Union Flag" Boeing 777-200 G-YMMD <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=204443" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for larg...

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by DeltaRules
Wed Dec 12, 2001 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which A/c Do You Most Want To Fly On?
Replies: 33
Views: 3581

RE: Which A/c Do You Most Want To Fly On?

I have a few on my list-
737-800
777
MD-11
717
A310 (in 13 days)
A340

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by DeltaRules
Wed Dec 12, 2001 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New ZelansDC10 Crash In Antartica 79
Replies: 30
Views: 2969

RE: Air New ZelansDC10 Crash In Antartica 79

Hey, great job! I was really getting into the story!! A couple suggestions that might help you out- I agree with Avilitigator. I don't think there are any trees in Antarctica. Also, will your teacher lower your grade/ take points off if you cuss in your story? I have no problem with it, I think it m...

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 09, 2001 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Show The Aircraft Of Your Most Memorable Flight
Replies: 57
Views: 3854

RE: Show The Aircraft Of Your Most Memorable Flight

Mine would have to be Delta 1672 TPA-ATL N729DA in Oct. 1998. I got to watch this plane come in to TPA from the airport hotel, and got to chat with the pilots and see the lower galley after the flight. Awesome experience!! I'll never forget it! <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=045417" target="_bla...

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 09, 2001 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Similar Airline Liveries
Replies: 15
Views: 2042

RE: Similar Airline Liveries

Delta's newest tail & Aeroflot's tail look similar. To me, it seems like they both have the airbrush effect, but that's the only similarity in their livery.

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 09, 2001 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-11 In New Paint Soon
Replies: 22
Views: 4330

M11 Routes For Bombayhog

They fly the M11 from ATL to: MCO (DL 63) LGW (DL 58) CDG (DL 22) ...and CVG to LGW (DL 68) They were using it to TLV and Dubai from JFK, but that stopped, and JFK-TLV is being operated by El Al under a DL codeshare. They also took the MD-11 to Japan, but they stopped that too. I don't know when the...

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by DeltaRules
Sat Dec 08, 2001 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Flt 13 -- S. Africa To Pit?
Replies: 9
Views: 3288

RE: US Airways Flt 13 -- S. Africa To Pit?

Or like Delta doesn't have any flights in the 1300s?

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by DeltaRules
Tue Dec 04, 2001 9:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: '95 Concorde Exhibition Flight- My 100th Post!
Replies: 2
Views: 3241

'95 Concorde Exhibition Flight- My 100th Post!

For my 100th post on A.net, I want do a trip report on my Concorde flight in 1995. I wanted this to be my first post, but gave up after continuously screwing it up. I apologize if the report sounds like bragging, but I wanted to share it with the people on A.net. In July 1995, I flew on the Concorde...

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by DeltaRules
Tue Dec 04, 2001 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Anyone Like This NWA Sceme?
Replies: 17
Views: 1722

RE: Did Anyone Like This NWA Sceme?

Somehow, I've never seen this one before. I like it!!
NW should have had this paint scheme running with the current one like Delta has 3 going.

I really like it!!

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by DeltaRules
Tue Dec 04, 2001 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cute Delta Joke....
Replies: 18
Views: 3880

RE: Cute Delta Joke....

Delta, Southwest, the joke's good either way!  Big grin

That's a good one! Thanks for posting it! (It does sound like something from "Airplane.")

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 02, 2001 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midway To Come Back!
Replies: 28
Views: 2337

RE: Midway To Come Back!

Will the fleet be only 737s, or will they gradually bring the F100s and/or CRJs back, or is it too early to tell?

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 02, 2001 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Countries Have You Landed In?
Replies: 70
Views: 955

RE: How Many Countries Have You Landed In?

1- Mexico, Puerto Vallarta (spelling?) 2- Canada, Toronto/ Pearson Intl. 3- Grand Cayman 4- Guatemala, Guatemala City, Flores 5- France- Paris/ Charles De Gaulle 6- Italy- Rome/ Fiumicino 7- Netherlands- Amsterdam/ Schipol 8- Germany- Stuttgart 9- Jamaica- Montego Bay (in December) ... and a ton of ...

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 02, 2001 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions About Katl
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

RE: Questions About Katl

Dlx737-200- Just in case you didn't know, the stations are in the center of Concourses A-E, and the trains run in a straight line, so there are no turns. The moving sidewalks Gnomon mentioned never have a crowd of people on them, at least when I've been there, so if you're late for your flight and t...

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by DeltaRules
Sun Dec 02, 2001 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of The A330?
Replies: 76
Views: 5920

RE: What Do You Think Of The A330?

It's a great plane! My favorite Airbus jet. I got to fly two of them last year on US (PHL-CDG and back- N670UW, N674UW), and if I could, I'd go on another A330 in an instant! If we go to Europe this summer, I want to be on a US A330. One thing I was curious about was part-way into the flight, they s...

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by DeltaRules
Wed Nov 28, 2001 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-US Airlines In The US
Replies: 37
Views: 4777

RE:Non-US Airlines In The US

Gsoflyer- Pan Am's hub was at FRA, and Delta got it after Pan Am went under.

I wonder how British Airways, Air France, etc. would fare if they started a US division. Would they be big, or disappear after a while? Kinda interesting to think about.

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by DeltaRules
Tue Nov 20, 2001 8:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ORD-CLT-MCO And Back On USAirways
Replies: 8
Views: 4874

RE: ORD-CLT-MCO And Back On USAirways

I had the "box-snack" expierience MCO-DCA on a 737-300 in July, and it had about the same things in it. I took USAirways flight 325 or 329 CLT-MCO this summer, on N625VJ, We were pushing back, and the captain came on during the safety video, and said "Well folks, we've got an air-conditioning proble...

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by DeltaRules
Tue Nov 20, 2001 7:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tower Air
Replies: 16
Views: 3011

Tower Air

I always wanted to fly Tower Air, but never got to.

Can anyone tell me what was their service like, what kind of condition were the planes in, was the in-flight entertainment good, were the F/As nice, etc.

Thanks!
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by DeltaRules
Tue Nov 20, 2001 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blended Winglets. Love Or Hate Them?
Replies: 14
Views: 2508

RE: Blended Winglets. Love Or Hate Them?

I like the smaller ones, like on the 747-400, MD-11, A330, etc. I really didn't like the 737-800's winglets at first, but I'm starting to like them now as I get used to seeing them.

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by DeltaRules
Tue Nov 20, 2001 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stored Aircraft For AA And CO?
Replies: 2
Views: 3225

RE: Stored Aircraft For AA And CO?

I heard that AA stored a 777, some 767s and others after Sept. 11. I'm not sure about what they've done with them since. As for CO, I don't know what they've stored.
Hope this helps!

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by DeltaRules
Sun Nov 18, 2001 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW A319/A320 Pilot Base Coming To Narita?
Replies: 22
Views: 3170

RE: NW A319/A320 Pilot Base Coming To Narita?

It sounds like when Pan Am, TWA, and Delta based 727s out of FRA for Inter-European flights. Makes you wonder if passengers are going to like getting off a widebody 747, and connecting to an A320. Why would NW replace their 747s on Trans-Pacific flights with A330s? Are the A330s more efficient? Delt...

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by DeltaRules
Fri Nov 16, 2001 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: You Know You're From___When___
Replies: 120
Views: 3909

RE: You Know You're From___When___

You know you're from CMH when you get thrilled to see a 757 from anyone other than Delta. (United and America West occasionally bring 757s in) You know you're from CMH when it's a thrill to see a safety video on your departing flight. (We get 757s and US and UA A319/320s, that's about it) You know y...

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by DeltaRules
Fri Nov 16, 2001 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline(s) Do You Want To Fly In The Future?
Replies: 10
Views: 5866

What Airline(s) Do You Want To Fly In The Future?

What airline that you've never been on before would you like to fly in the future??

I've always wanted to fly Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Air New Zealand, Air Jamaica (which I will in December), QANTAS, and Continental (only "Big Six" airline I haven't flown on.)

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by DeltaRules
Fri Nov 16, 2001 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Didn't The Concorde Lose Its Vertical Stabilizer?
Replies: 20
Views: 3890

RE: Didn't The Concorde Lose Its Vertical Stabilizer?

Some more info on what Navion said-
One incident was in 1989, when the Concorde lost a chunk of its tail, and landed in Sydney, Australia, after departing from New Zealand, and was accelerating to Mach 2 at the time.

The other problem, I didn't know about.

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by DeltaRules
Fri Nov 16, 2001 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Aircraft Have You Already Booked Your Seat On
Replies: 29
Views: 3306

RE: What Aircraft Have You Already Booked Your Seat On

I'm going to Jamaica in December. Pretty easy to remember what planes we're on!  Big grin
Delta 757 CMH-ATL
Air Jamaica A310 (new one for me!!) ATL-MBJ
Air Jamaica A310 MBJ-ATL
Delta 757 ATL-CMH

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by DeltaRules
Wed Nov 14, 2001 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Worked Flt.587 Today!
Replies: 76
Views: 5766

RE: I Worked Flt.587 Today!

I know how shocked I was yesterday morning, flipping through the channels, but I can't possibly imagine how terrible that would be- To see the passengers, smiling, ready to go on vacation, or to go home, and actually being on the plane before departure, and then seeing that plane, with those people,...

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by DeltaRules
Wed Nov 14, 2001 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Maarten Appr. On "Ripley's" (WTBS) This Wed.?
Replies: 3
Views: 1926

RE: St. Maarten Appr. On "Ripley's" (WTBS) This Wed.?

That's an awesome idea for a segment on Ripley's!! "Ever wonder what it's like lying on the beach, and having a 747 fly 100ft. above you???" lol  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> I wonder why they didn't do that before... I have to check this out!  <img src="/discu...

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