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by PizzaPolli
Sun Nov 30, 2003 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest B767 Route
Replies: 42
Views: 7346

RE: Longest B767 Route

I have flown <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> which is 4869 <acronym title="Mount Cook Airlines (New Zealand)">NM</acronym> , one of the longest...

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Nov 29, 2003 3:36 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Graphics Card V. Memory:The Final Say For FS2004
Replies: 4
Views: 7013

RE: Graphics Card V. Memory:The Final Say For FS2004

Right now I am running a pentium 4 at about 2.4 gigs. I assume that that is fast enough, yes?

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Nov 28, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Graphics Card V. Memory:The Final Say For FS2004
Replies: 4
Views: 7013

Graphics Card V. Memory:The Final Say For FS2004

So I am going to buy the ati radeon 9800 Pro 256MB tomorrow and also 1024 of memory. My question is though that if I want to play fs2004 it with all the visuals maxed out with lots of add-ons present etc etc, will this set up make it happen? I assume it will but is there any better configuation that...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Nov 17, 2003 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting Hotels At LAX
Replies: 5
Views: 2870

RE: Spotting Hotels At LAX

I live in <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> but stayed at the Westin <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> for a few nights back in June. I asked for a room on a high floor that faced the airport and was relatively happy with the spotting the...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Nov 13, 2003 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Previously On An Aircraft Before Crash
Replies: 53
Views: 11531

RE: Passengers Previously On An Aircraft Before Crash

I was on the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 762 that went into the WTC. It was N612UA I believe. I flew it one month earlier on a <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KS...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Nov 11, 2003 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air International
Replies: 19
Views: 5956

RE: Omni Air International

Thanks a lot for your help KYIPpilot and ETA Unknown. I appreciate it.

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Nov 10, 2003 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air International
Replies: 19
Views: 5956

Omni Air International

There is an Omni Air DC-10 that departs from LAX on most Sundays when I am there around 1:30'ish pm. Does anyone know where it is going?

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Oct 30, 2003 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotter Friendly U.S. Airports
Replies: 44
Views: 4268

RE: Spotter Friendly U.S. Airports

With the newly completed Imperial Hill Park at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, even though it is off airport property and owned by El Segundo, I think <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> ...

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Oct 10, 2003 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas Hotels And LAS
Replies: 20
Views: 3069

RE: Las Vegas Hotels And LAS

thanks a lot for all your help, everyone!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Oct 09, 2003 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas Hotels And LAS
Replies: 20
Views: 3069

Las Vegas Hotels And LAS

I am going to shoot over to vegas in a coming weekend and I was wondering if anyone has stayed in an hotel room in vegas with really great views of mccarren and the runways. It would seem like an easy place to get a room that gets great views of operations. I know Mandalay Bay has good views how abo...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Oct 09, 2003 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At JFK?
Replies: 6
Views: 3469

RE: Spotting At JFK?

It seems in my experience in the last few years after 9/11 it was still ok to go to the Customs parking lot next to 13R/31L on Sunday's. I remember that I was there on a weekday post 9/11 and got hassled but have been there maybe 20 times on Sundays and the cops just drive by without even giving you...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Oct 07, 2003 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA L1011's
Replies: 13
Views: 3091

ATA L1011's

I was at LAX today and saw an ATA L1011-500 land at around 5 pm. I didn't realize they were still using them on charters. How many are still being used? Does anyone know what this particular one was doing?

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Sep 24, 2003 5:19 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Project Open Sky Problem--help!
Replies: 4
Views: 5240

RE: Project Open Sky Problem--help!

I tried both of your suggestions which embarrasingly enough I had not done before but they still weren't there. I must be just doing something wrong in the dowload process I guess. As long as this is not a problem that others usually have I guess I will just have to keep playing with it until I get ...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Sep 23, 2003 7:04 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Project Open Sky Problem--help!
Replies: 4
Views: 5240

Project Open Sky Problem--help!

So when try to download more than one of the same type of aircraft onto fs2002 like two 744 one AF one BA I only get the first one I downloaded to show up in my game. Whats going on here? Thank you.

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Sep 20, 2003 3:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Video Cards
Replies: 3
Views: 3295

Video Cards

I tried to search for this answer but it didn't work, so anyway... if money wasn't an issue what video card would you buy for fs2004 so that I could max all the visuals and then add several add-ons? I am working with 512 of memory. What do you all think?

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Sep 02, 2003 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Routes
Replies: 22
Views: 3493

RE: Strange Routes

I know we are talking about routes that don't seem to make sense or are short but there is one 18 minute flight that I have taken on a 737-700 that is totally worth it. <acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym> to <acronym title="Islip...

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Aug 31, 2003 10:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Downloading Scenery Fs2002
Replies: 2
Views: 4334

RE: Downloading Scenery Fs2002

Thanks Dc-10 Levo! I appreciate the help

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Aug 31, 2003 5:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Downloading Scenery Fs2002
Replies: 2
Views: 4334

Downloading Scenery Fs2002

Ok I am sure this will be very basic to many of you but I really don't know how to take scenery for airports from say avsim and then put it into fs2002. Any help would be appreciated. thank you.

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Aug 26, 2003 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NRT's Second Runway
Replies: 12
Views: 2877

RE: NRT's Second Runway

When I flew into Narita last June on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 777 from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> non stop we landed on the newer runway. Used it all up too. Of course we took off from 3...

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Aug 23, 2003 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Favorite All-time Airline Livery Is........
Replies: 67
Views: 6195

RE: Favorite All-time Airline Livery Is........

The best has to be the FORMER VARIG scheme. That looks great on everything they have.

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Aug 14, 2003 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Close One At DCA
Replies: 22
Views: 3559

RE: Close One At DCA

Does anyone know where I could see video of that DC-10 takeoff. I know I have heard about that happening for years so I would sure love to see it.

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Aug 01, 2003 2:05 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MelJet 777
Replies: 1
Views: 4603

MelJet 777

I just downloaded a MelJet 772 for fs2002 and it is really great but what I was wondering was how do I look inside the cabin as if I was sitting in a seat in the back? It seems you can do it but I can't figure oiut how to. Thanks.

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jul 08, 2003 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACA And UA Current State
Replies: 62
Views: 6568

RE: ACA And UA Current State

SRD737NG,
You pretty much hit it on the head IMO.

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jul 08, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACA And UA Current State
Replies: 62
Views: 6568

RE: ACA And UA Current State

Hey Matthew, Which team did you usually work with and with who when you were at <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym>? Maybe we worked with a lot of the same guys. Was Patrick a duty manager when you were there? (I think he illustrates the problems of <ac...

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Jul 05, 2003 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Spotting
Replies: 2
Views: 2011

RE: JFK Spotting

The Customs parking, (formally known as Halmar and I am not sure what it is now) that sits right next to 31R/13L. Great for landings and takeoffs from that runway.

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Jul 05, 2003 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACA And UA Current State
Replies: 62
Views: 6568

RE: ACA And UA Current State

I have a lot of standing in this matter considering that I worked for <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> on the ramp this past year first as an agent and then as a supervisor. <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</ac...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jul 03, 2003 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crashes
Replies: 37
Views: 3468

RE: Plane Crashes

My cousin was on the Eastern L1011 that went down in the Florida Everglades. He died but his wife survived. I also knew a woman who was a close friend of my aunts that was on the AA 757 that flew into the Pentagon on 9/11.

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jul 03, 2003 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baghdad Changes Icao Code
Replies: 15
Views: 4032

RE: Baghdad Changes Icao Code

Unique,
Lets try to keep the unwarranted America bashing out of this post and stick to aviation. Thanks.

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jul 03, 2003 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Takes On Add'l Mesa Jets
Replies: 9
Views: 3404

RE: United Express Takes On Add'l Mesa Jets

Are any of Mesa's 10 Dash 8's in that are used for UA Express in the UA livery? And if so does anyone have a picture?

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jul 03, 2003 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Takes On Add'l Mesa Jets
Replies: 9
Views: 3404

RE: United Express Takes On Add'l Mesa Jets

ACA doesn't have any 70 seaters either and of now has no plans to buy any.

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Jun 29, 2003 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nicest Small American Airport
Replies: 70
Views: 3807

RE: Nicest Small American Airport

I think <acronym title="White Plains - Westchester County (HPN / KHPN), USA - New York">HPN</acronym>, (Westchester) is one of the nicest. It is amazingly convenient to get in and out of, they have once nice new terminal built in the 1990's, one gate area where every commerical flight leaves from, ...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 25, 2003 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Civilian Runways
Replies: 16
Views: 4835

RE: Longest Civilian Runways

I believe JFK's is 14,582 feet, or close to that, and was the longest civil runway in the US until the new Denver one.

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 25, 2003 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Civilian Runways
Replies: 16
Views: 4835

RE: Longest Civilian Runways

I believe JFK's is 14,582 feet and was the longest civil runway in the US until the new Denver one.

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 25, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL's Old Old Livery
Replies: 9
Views: 2716

RE: DL's Old Old Livery

DeltaMD11,
I didn't actually mean was anything else being painted in Ron Allen colors, obviously not. I was just asking when the last widget would all be gone. My fault for not being clear in my post though. Cheers!

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jun 24, 2003 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Landing/Take Off Direction Switched At LAX
Replies: 12
Views: 6313

Landing/Take Off Direction Switched At LAX

I was wondering if there was ever a time in the past (with some wind anomoly) when aircraft at LAX landed over the water and took off towards the city. Has it ever happened, or could it happen?

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jun 24, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL's Old Old Livery
Replies: 9
Views: 2716

DL's Old Old Livery

I was at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> today and saw a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> 757 take off with the old widget livery. I got to thinking that almost all of them must be painted in either deltaflot or the old new...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jun 24, 2003 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight On A 747
Replies: 60
Views: 8086

RE: Shortest Flight On A 747

Saudi does IAD-JFK on its way back to Saudi Arabia.

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Jun 21, 2003 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arriving Aircraft At Van Nuys Today!
Replies: 4
Views: 2964

Arriving Aircraft At Van Nuys Today!

I went over to Van Nuys today, actually just across the street from my place, and watched all of the air expo aircraft arrive. It was amazing. There were numerous F-15, F-16, and F-18 arrivals, 2 B-25's that I saw, a Connie in United States of America colors and title, a B-2, a B-1, a B-52, blackhaw...

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 20, 2003 3:38 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Whats With This?!
Replies: 5
Views: 3121

RE: Whats With This?!

how does one convert to fs98 though?

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jun 19, 2003 5:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Whats With This?!
Replies: 5
Views: 3121

Whats With This?!

I was playing with my old fs98 and was downloading some a/c from flightsim.com and then saving them in the aircraft folder and unziping them and leaving the a/c in that folder but they are not in the game even when i restart my computer. This is how I have always added on in the past. What the heck ...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 18, 2003 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Good Loads But The Route Was Not Profitable"?
Replies: 27
Views: 6073

RE: "Good Loads But The Route Was Not Profitable"?

UA flew IAD-MXP totally full for a long time but dropped it because the premium and cargo wasn't where they wanted it to be.

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 18, 2003 4:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: That Opening/hole On A DC-10
Replies: 5
Views: 4083

That Opening/hole On A DC-10

What is that opening that you see on the fuselage of DC-10 in front of the wing below the window line. It looks like a fuel door thats sideways, but of couse is not. Is it some sort of air intake for the APU? Heres a link to a picture with one showing, its right below the G in Varig: http://www.airl...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 18, 2003 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777 First Suite
Replies: 2
Views: 2512

UA 777 First Suite

I have flown in the first suite on several occasions, on <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>,<acronym title="Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDE...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jun 18, 2003 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are They Talking Runway Extension Again At PVD?
Replies: 12
Views: 3836

RE: Are They Talking Runway Extension Again At PVD?

so no one wants to answer my question, huh?

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jun 17, 2003 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are They Talking Runway Extension Again At PVD?
Replies: 12
Views: 3836

RE: Are They Talking Runway Extension Again At PVD?

I worked at PVD last summer, but have not been back since August, what is this about an A330 there?

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Jun 16, 2003 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can BUF Support Heavies?
Replies: 4
Views: 1485

RE: Can BUF Support Heavies?

These days heavies only go where they are really needed. Ten, fifteen, twenty years ago larger a/c did more routes. For instance a transcon would be on a DC-10 or L1011, etc. These days though a 320/319 or 73NG can easily do the route for less cost with plenty of range to spare. Also airlines went t...

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Jun 15, 2003 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nice LAX Hotels
Replies: 14
Views: 1908

RE: Nice LAX Hotels

I stayed at the Westin 3 weeks ago and it was very nice. Ask for a room that faces the airport on a higher floor and you can get good views of the airport, but just in terms of a hotel it was nice. I got one of the handicapped rooms so it was twice as big as the others which was really nice. Try to ...

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Jun 15, 2003 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With Just One Or Two Jetways
Replies: 93
Views: 12391

RE: Airports With Just One Or Two Jetways

HPN, White Plains, NY only has 2 jetways.

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 13, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airport Has The Most Gates?
Replies: 28
Views: 11130

RE: Which Airport Has The Most Gates?

<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, <acronym title="Atlanta - The William B Hartsfield International (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>, <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> all seem to have a g...

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 13, 2003 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Size Comparison To A 744
Replies: 25
Views: 6440

RE: A380 Size Comparison To A 744

Geez, I knew it was big but that really buts it into perspective, thats sick.

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