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by PizzaPolli
Wed Feb 09, 2005 4:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 717 From The Left Seat: LGB-LAX-LGB(pictures Soon)
Replies: 10
Views: 6793

RE: 717 From The Left Seat: LGB-LAX-LGB(pictures Soon)

Ok, so here are the pictures I promised: <img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v672/pizzapolli/12345.jpg" width=650> This is a view of the flight controls of the 737NG <img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v672/pizzapolli/nightshot.jpg" width=650> Here I am at the controls of the 737NG. ...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Feb 08, 2005 3:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 717 From The Left Seat: LGB-LAX-LGB(pictures Soon)
Replies: 10
Views: 6793

RE: 717 From The Left Seat: LGB-LAX-LGB(pictures Soon)

Ok, so I have my pictures and I am ready to post them but I really can't seem to get it to work. Can someone help me out. I tried sending them to hotmail and then pulling them from there but it doesn't work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Feb 06, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where To Find A DC-10
Replies: 13
Views: 5155

Where To Find A DC-10

I was reading a thread about the <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> DC-10's and it made me realize I really want to get on a DC-10 before they are gone. My question is does anyone have a suggestion for me on the cheapest way to get a flight on one from <acronym title="Lan Chile">...

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Traffic Airports With Out Jetways!
Replies: 61
Views: 8687

RE: High Traffic Airports With Out Jetways!

I've walked to the plane tons of times but probably the best was off a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 777 at <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> after the non stop form <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy Internation...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Jan 31, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 717 From The Left Seat: LGB-LAX-LGB(pictures Soon)
Replies: 10
Views: 6793

717 From The Left Seat: LGB-LAX-LGB(pictures Soon)

So here is my trip report which takes place from the left seat rather then a back seat. I went down to Alteon in Long Beach on Sunday and took an hour long flight in their 717 full motion flight sim. One word to describe the experience is unbelievable. It was one of the coolest experiences I have e...

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Jan 29, 2005 3:10 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Renting Sim Time...
Replies: 5
Views: 3507

RE: Renting Sim Time...

KFLLSpotter,

I am headed to Alteon this Sunday for an hour in the 717. I plan on posting a full trip report next week!

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Dec 16, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No. 10 In Line For Take-off
Replies: 36
Views: 11547

RE: No. 10 In Line For Take-off

Over the Thanksgiving holiday this year I was on a <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA<...

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Nov 27, 2004 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Transfer Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2516

RE: DFW Transfer Question

Ctbarnes, I just went through <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> for the first time this week on a <acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Field (LGB / KLGB), USA - California">LGB</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International ...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Nov 17, 2004 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX-ASE Help
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

LAX-ASE Help

I need to book a flight for my boss for LAX-ASE on 12/26-1/1. Awful days as I realize but does anyone have any leads on where I can find a flight for less than $1100? thanks

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Nov 13, 2004 8:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: FLL Vs. MIA
Replies: 25
Views: 3139

FLL Vs. MIA

I'm putting my parents on a flight from NYC to southern Florida in February and I was just wondering if people who were a little more familiar with both airports then me could tell me if <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> is vastly m...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Nov 11, 2004 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Am Fixing The Stock Footage Problems On TV
Replies: 3
Views: 2770

I Am Fixing The Stock Footage Problems On TV

So we've all talked about it on here before; the constant old footage on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> and in movies of defunct airlines or previously retired a/c. One plane and then a completely different one passing as the same or a shot of <acronym title="New York - John...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gear Down Long After Takeoff
Replies: 4
Views: 3430

RE: Gear Down Long After Takeoff

Thanks for the link Wilco737, now it makes sense.

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gear Down Long After Takeoff
Replies: 4
Views: 3430

Gear Down Long After Takeoff

I was at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> today watching all the traffic use the 6 and 7's which was amazingly cool, when I saw a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Ted A320 take off from the 6's and not close its gear. It was...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Oct 28, 2004 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Changing Their Schedules 1 Month Out
Replies: 7
Views: 2480

AA Changing Their Schedules 1 Month Out

I was booked on a flight from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> on Nov. 28 at 4 pm on American (duh!). I made the booking abou...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Sep 20, 2004 3:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: AA 777 Engine Fire, Any Info On This Pic?
Replies: 39
Views: 35230

RE: AA 777 Engine Fire, Any Info On This Pic?

Its a total fake. The wonders of photoshop. The undoctored photo can be found here on Anet.

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Sep 14, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Eyes On LAX: The Series, Tonight!
Replies: 115
Views: 8977

RE: All Eyes On LAX: The Series, Tonight!

Wow so bad. I liked the scene when they were in an office and there were obvious computer generated planes through the window landing and taking off in opposite directions. Also when the tower was telling the Serb Air L10 that they were not clear to take off. They were at the frickin' gate. What hap...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's Magnifica (First) On 767
Replies: 5
Views: 3670

RE: Alitalia's Magnifica (First) On 767

I know its a 76 but what I need to know if the first class service is as good as the 777 and if not, whats different.

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's Magnifica (First) On 767
Replies: 5
Views: 3670

RE: Alitalia's Magnifica (First) On 767

It's AZ609 going out to fco

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's Magnifica (First) On 767
Replies: 5
Views: 3670

Alitalia's Magnifica (First) On 767

Hi all. I really need some help! My parents are travelling in magnifica class and were supposed to fly on a 777 from jfk to fco. The flight is now looking like a 767. Do the 67's have the same new first as the 777's? Is there a noticeable difference? Any info at all would be GREATLY appreciated. Th...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Aug 16, 2004 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Blue Jeans In NWA First Class?
Replies: 114
Views: 20213

RE: No Blue Jeans In NWA First Class?

This is a basic non-rev rule. When flying non-rev or on a pass of some kind there are always dress code rules with every airline that I know of. When you're a paying passenger you wear what you please. period.

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by PizzaPolli
Sat Aug 14, 2004 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Approach On The 6 & 7's
Replies: 7
Views: 3755

LAX Approach On The 6 & 7's

I hear that most nights a/c land on the 6's and 7's so to avoid the neighborhoods. I really want to see that from imperial hill so I was wondering is it pretty much every night, and at about what time does that occur (as a general rule)? I guess the second part of the question would be is there much...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Aug 09, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Van Nuys Aviation Expo
Replies: 0
Views: 1783

Van Nuys Aviation Expo

I was just wondering why there wasn't a Van Nuys Aviation Expo this summer. Aren't they every summer? Anyone have any info on whats up?

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Aug 05, 2004 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Municipally Operated Airport In US
Replies: 9
Views: 4586

RE: Oldest Municipally Operated Airport In US

I went to Maryland, FEAR the TURTLE, and I know that the airport there does have a sign proclaiming it the oldest continually used airport in the US or was it world?, but who knows, there are so many different types of records.

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jul 14, 2004 2:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Views Of JetBlue Ramp At JFK
Replies: 2
Views: 3869

RE: Views Of JetBlue Ramp At JFK

UCLAX, With the new Airtrain you can get pretty good views of jetBlue operations from the top level of the structure that connects the train stop and terminal 6. From Term. 7 just walk to the airtrain station go one stop and head upstairs until you can't anymore and you'll be there. As for views fro...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Jul 14, 2004 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small, But True US Int'l Airports
Replies: 39
Views: 6081

RE: Small, But True US Int'l Airports

HPN with Air Canada to YYZ

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jul 08, 2004 6:16 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: SAN Spotting
Replies: 1
Views: 2397

SAN Spotting

I was thinking of doing some spotting at <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym> and I was wondering if that parking garage at the end of the runway is a possible spot or not and if not what are the places to spot from. I did a search...

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 18, 2004 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway 7,6 Usage At LAX
Replies: 7
Views: 3435

RE: Runway 7,6 Usage At LAX

Thanks alot OPNLguy for the info. That really helps.

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 18, 2004 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway 7,6 Usage At LAX
Replies: 7
Views: 3435

RE: Runway 7,6 Usage At LAX

If winds blow from the shore off to the water, isn't that an offshore flow? And that's what the winds need to be to land on 7. So what's the problem bronco?  Angry

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 18, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway 7,6 Usage At LAX
Replies: 7
Views: 3435

Runway 7,6 Usage At LAX

I was just wondering how I could tell when planes are landing on the 6 and 7's just from the weather outside. I know that there needs to be an offshore flow, but is there any specific weather that is conducive to such a pattern. I would love to be at imperial hill when they are landing on the 7's. I...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Jun 15, 2004 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Comprehensive AA Domestic Departure Rankings
Replies: 8
Views: 2546

RE: My Comprehensive AA Domestic Departure Rankings

Like I said it is not a complete list but rather a close idea and breakdown. I don't count 757's as heavies and it is only mainline as I said above, no <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> eagle. Geez guys, you do something you think people might appreciate around here and all you g...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Jun 14, 2004 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Comprehensive AA Domestic Departure Rankings
Replies: 8
Views: 2546

My Comprehensive AA Domestic Departure Rankings

So I was on a long drive recently and since I wasn't driving I thought I would produce a list of all of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>'s domestic departures form each airport listed in order from largest to smallest. I thought I would post it incase anyone was interested. I am...

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by PizzaPolli
Fri Jun 11, 2004 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Day At BOS
Replies: 11
Views: 2588

RE: Weird Day At BOS

I checked the schedules and Turkish only has A340's comming into their two gateways in the US at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acron...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jun 10, 2004 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Casual Dressing Of Pilots - Iberia
Replies: 20
Views: 5746

RE: Casual Dressing Of Pilots - Iberia

On a smaller scale, I know that when I worked for <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym>, often pilots would change something about their clothing once they were in the cockpit and the door was closed. A lot of the time it was just they would put on a base...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Jun 10, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Day At BOS
Replies: 11
Views: 2588

RE: Weird Day At BOS

Was it a Turkish A310? They don't have any A300's and I didn't even know they used 310's over to N. America. I wonder...

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by PizzaPolli
Sat May 29, 2004 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Hidden Terminal At LAX!
Replies: 5
Views: 5015

The Hidden Terminal At LAX!

I was at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> today watching planes from Imperial Hill when I noticed an HMY 757, (form <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym> I assume) land and park at on...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue May 25, 2004 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Busiest/flagship UA Route
Replies: 31
Views: 4769

RE: The Busiest/flagship UA Route

I think its <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acro...

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by PizzaPolli
Thu May 13, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-rev To NRT?
Replies: 7
Views: 3741

RE: Non-rev To NRT?

I non-reved to <acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 777 last June. I fo...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon May 03, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Vs. UA (and Other Options For LAX-SYD)
Replies: 32
Views: 6217

RE: QF Vs. UA (and Other Options For LAX-SYD)

I just want to thank all of you for your replies. They were very helpful!

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by PizzaPolli
Sat May 01, 2004 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Vs. UA (and Other Options For LAX-SYD)
Replies: 32
Views: 6217

QF Vs. UA (and Other Options For LAX-SYD)

I have been thinking of going to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> for a little trip this May. My options would be Qantas and United for sure, and then are there any other options via roundabout route selections? ...

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Mar 10, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane You've Been On W/ Fewest Pax
Replies: 92
Views: 8155

Plane You've Been On W/ Fewest Pax

Twice I flew on a <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym>/UAX CRJ all alone with just the flight crew of 3. They were both early morning flights to <acronym title="White Plains - Westchester County (HPN / KHPN), USA - New York">HPN</acronym>. I was working ...

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by PizzaPolli
Mon Mar 08, 2004 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: View Of LAS From Luxor
Replies: 11
Views: 3027

View Of LAS From Luxor

I will be staying at the Luxor this month and I was wondering what rooms I should request if I want a good view of the airport. Thanks.

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Jan 04, 2004 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Magnifica Preboarding Options At JFK
Replies: 1
Views: 2124

RE: Alitalia Magnifica Preboarding Options At JFK

I know that when I last flew Delta in bizelite I used their lounge and it was pretty nice. However, since Alitalia is in T1 I wasn't sure where I would be. Do they have a dedicated lounge? or a skyteam with AF????

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Jan 04, 2004 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Magnifica Preboarding Options At JFK
Replies: 1
Views: 2124

Alitalia Magnifica Preboarding Options At JFK

I will be flying on Alitalia in about 6 months in the first/business on their 777 to Rome. I know they go out of terminal one and I was wondering which lounge I would get to use and how good it is. Thanks.

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Dec 24, 2003 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Spotting In Code Orange
Replies: 13
Views: 3865

JFK Spotting In Code Orange

I was wondering if anyone knew if one could still go to the customs parking lot next to 13L/31R and spot with the orange alert right now. I am in town from <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> the next week so I really wanted to go and spot there this weekend, but I was worried about getting boo...

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by PizzaPolli
Sun Dec 21, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK AirTrain Views
Replies: 2
Views: 1866

JFK AirTrain Views

I was wondering if anyone knew how good the views were from either any of the platforms which seem to be very high off the ground or from the train itself for landing and departing traffic.

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Dec 16, 2003 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Smithsonian Annex At Dulles
Replies: 3
Views: 2173

New Smithsonian Annex At Dulles

I figure that as today is the official opening of the new air and space at least a few anet members will see the new museum. I was just wondering if anyone could tell me how the atc tower mock-up is and whats up there and how are the views of Dulles. I'm sure many of us are interested!  <img s...

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by PizzaPolli
Tue Dec 09, 2003 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ramp Rats: Your Favorites
Replies: 26
Views: 3899

RE: Ramp Rats: Your Favorites

I am a former <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan Alvarez Int'l (ACA), Mexico">ACA</acronym>/UAX ramper and for ease of course 777's 767's and 747's because of the cans. I also found 757's easy but ONLY when the nesting system was working....

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by PizzaPolli
Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro/XT 256 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 5112

RE: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro/XT 256 Question

Thanks a lot for your help Galvanair777 .  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Dec 03, 2003 9:24 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro/XT 256 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 5112

RE: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro/XT 256 Question

Galvanair777,
I noticed that the loading speed etc. was faster on the XT when I compared the two but then when I noticed that the pro had the new sddr2 memory I thought that that might be a good idea to have. Is that not so?

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by PizzaPolli
Wed Dec 03, 2003 3:58 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: ATI Radeon 9800 Pro/XT 256 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 5112

ATI Radeon 9800 Pro/XT 256 Question

I am going to buy either the radeon 9800 pro 256mb or the radeon 9800xt 256 mb graphics card. But I don't understand which one is better. I know both are amazing but which one would be better for fs2004 and why? Thanks in advance for any info.

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