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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Sep 12, 2001 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For Those Who'd Like To Pray For The Deceased
Replies: 152
Views: 5412

RE: For Those Who'd Like To Pray For The Deceased

Today was a horrific one, and on a personal level, made me sick to my stomach for most of it. Working for an airline, and knowing how large our aircraft are and imagining them being out of control, along with passengers and children on board is somthing I cannot even fathom. I pray for the families ...

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Sep 09, 2001 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Request From Those Photoshop Experts...
Replies: 0
Views: 1055

A Request From Those Photoshop Experts...

I was noticing all the awesome planes you guys are creating like the SW 744, and some others. I was wondering if you could create the following planes for me and post them in here:

SWA DC10, 767, and 757 in old livery.

Alaska Airlines 767, 757

Thanks guys, hope to see them!

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Sep 09, 2001 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Perfect Airways!
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

RE: Fly Perfect Airways!

haha, good job!!  Smile

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by SEA nw DC10
Sat Sep 08, 2001 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Perfect Airways!
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

Fly Perfect Airways!

Hi folks, I'm the CEO of the brand new airline we call "Perfect Airways". First of all, it's a pleasure to meet all of you on this forum, and hopefully we will see you on one of our flights soon. Let me start off by telling you about our airline. We are based in whatever city you want. Whichever cit...

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Sep 06, 2001 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental... WAY Overrated
Replies: 80
Views: 3893

RE: Continental... WAY Overrated

Booyala, sorry to hear about your experience, but shit man, the airlines do what they have to do. That is true that travel agencies cannot give you a for sure seat usually, or should I say it'll probably change when you get to the actual airline. Dude, they have so many passengers to make happy, and...

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by SEA nw DC10
Tue Sep 04, 2001 5:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Thank You From SFO Collectible Show
Replies: 6
Views: 5323

RE: Thank You From SFO Collectible Show

I had the tan shorts on and grey tshirt with the 9 on it, i came up at about 3 and we were watching your video talking about it and i mentioned about my first flight i just took on a 744.

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Sep 03, 2001 4:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Thank You From SFO Collectible Show
Replies: 6
Views: 5323

RE: Thank You From SFO Collectible Show

SJC-ailien- I am the guy who came up to you and that lady at the end of the show and we were watching the video you took at SFO and talking about it...good video's, again!

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Sep 03, 2001 9:52 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Thank You From SFO Collectible Show
Replies: 6
Views: 5323

RE: Thank You From SFO Collectible Show

Are you the one that was showing video of SFO?

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by SEA nw DC10
Sat Sep 01, 2001 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Man Struck By 737?
Replies: 10
Views: 2066

RE: A Man Struck By 737?

This is true...no fences. Saw a special on TLC about which areas of the world are safest in terms of air travel. They showed a U.S. airport, showed the fences, signs, then switched to an African airport and there were 4 kids racing a 707 (figures) that was starting to take off. They were literally o...

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by SEA nw DC10
Sat Sep 01, 2001 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Using The Lav's...dude...
Replies: 18
Views: 2185

Using The Lav's...dude...

Dude, I work for Northwest. I fly on average 3 round trips a week. I would rather sit in cow maneur then use a lav on a plane (besides the ones in the back of our DC10's) I get a kick out of seeing people on flights that have almost 2 hours of waiting in the terminal to board a plane, but, right aft...

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by SEA nw DC10
Fri Aug 31, 2001 3:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Can I Find Glue/paint/decal Airline Models?
Replies: 2
Views: 7075

Where Can I Find Glue/paint/decal Airline Models?

At hobby shops, I sometimes see, mixed in with everything else, an airliner model you put together and stuff. Is there a place I can order these? I'm looking for all different airlines. I noticed that they are very detailed and exactly what the real thing looks like, where as the Wooster and other s...

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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Aug 29, 2001 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Deal At SJC, Runways & Cargo Airlines
Replies: 2
Views: 3238

What's The Deal At SJC, Runways & Cargo Airlines

2 questions for SJC... 1) I see the runway(s) were lengthened, what are they going to do now in terms of departures and arrivals at the same time, which runway will be used for what? 2) Every night around 7pm, a bunch of cargo airlines depart out of SJC, why in this hour? Where do the FedEx DC10's g...

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Aug 27, 2001 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-10, What A Freakin' Bird.
Replies: 15
Views: 1814

DC-10, What A Freakin' Bird.

I just have to share the take off I just had yesterday on a NWDC10. This thing gives the 744 I just flew on recently a run for it's money... Just flew to MSP for the weekend, got back today. Flew a NW 757 there, nice plane. Coming home I thought I was to be on another 757, but when I got to my gate,...

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by SEA nw DC10
Fri Aug 24, 2001 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wierd Stuff We Thought When Young
Replies: 63
Views: 2547

RE: Wierd Stuff We Thought When Young

Oh...one more thing. All growing up until about age 12, I use to look at the safety cards (before I even cared what the hell they were) and I remember always seeing the oxygen masks over the people's faces and it use to always freak me out. I had a thing about breathing when i was a kid...so go figu...

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by SEA nw DC10
Fri Aug 24, 2001 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wierd Stuff We Thought When Young
Replies: 63
Views: 2547

RE: Wierd Stuff We Thought When Young

I am 21 years old now, and I haven't been able to live this one down all this time...On a flight to Hawaii when I was 5, I was with my parents, brother and cousins and aunts/uncles. After we took off we went thru the clouds and I said "Dad, are we by God yet?"

Seanwdc10

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by SEA nw DC10
Fri Aug 24, 2001 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please Help! Lockers In Sfo? Where?
Replies: 2
Views: 2087

Please Help! Lockers In Sfo? Where?

Tomorrow morning I am flying out of SFO to MSP on NWA. I come back the same day at 8pm and then run to a flight to SEA on AS. I'm staying in SEA for the weekend so I am taking baggage with me, however I do not want to take that baggage to MSP with me. Please, somebody tell me there are lockers in th...

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 23, 2001 8:46 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Need Help For Add'tl Planes For FS2000
Replies: 4
Views: 10281

Need Help For Add'tl Planes For FS2000

I was wondering if anybody could provide step-by-step directions on which website and how to download additional airliners for FS2000. I have a Compaq Presario computer, and literally know nothing about computers. So, explicit directions would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 23, 2001 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fears Starting To Grow....!?
Replies: 19
Views: 1709

RE: Fears Starting To Grow....!?

You obviously have a love or at least a like for airplanes if you come to this website, so I can't figure out if you are really scared, or just excited?

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 23, 2001 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAK-Aloha? Spirit? JetBlue? Corsair? Huh?
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

OAK-Aloha? Spirit? JetBlue? Corsair? Huh?

Dude, I was just at OAK today picking somebody up. That airport has serious problems. I have not seen more construction in such a small area in my life. The airport itself is very run down and old and crappy. Southwest, American, Alaska and some other normal airlines go there, but as I'm walking pas...

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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Aug 22, 2001 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Questions About Past Eqp/flight Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 2822

Some Questions About Past Eqp/flight Numbers

I'm trying to do a little research and figure out what planes and flight numbers I flew on back in the early 90's and thru the 80's. First... In the 80's, from about '80-'87, did Northwest operate nonstop to DTW from SJC, or just from SFO. What types of planes were used on these flights on NW? Also,...

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Aug 20, 2001 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 727's (UA, NW And AA Too) Question...
Replies: 5
Views: 3405

Delta 727's (UA, NW And AA Too) Question...

Yesterday, while I was waiting in line in the blazing hot sun in 90 degree weather at Great America (theme park)here in San Jose, CA, I looked up and there was a DL 722 in the old colors taking off. I have not seen one of these in a long time, and I was wondering just how rare are they becoming now,...

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Aug 20, 2001 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are The NWA 757's?
Replies: 16
Views: 1790

How Are The NWA 757's?

This next friday I'm flying SFO-MSP (in one day for business) on Northwest, 757 both ways. Are they nice planes? What should I expect as far as service? Thanks!

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Sat Aug 18, 2001 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Picu-up Lines..
Replies: 21
Views: 2340

RE: Best Picu-up Lines..

Can I have your number, I forgot mine. Do you wash your pants with windex? Because I can see myself in them. Can I buy you a drink, or do you just want the money. If I could arrange the alphabet, I'd put "U" and "I" together. Are you tierd? Because you've been running thru my mind all day. Fuck me i...

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by SEA nw DC10
Sat Aug 18, 2001 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD11's Still Around?
Replies: 8
Views: 1301

Delta MD11's Still Around?

Whats the story with DL MD11's? Still around? Till when?

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 16, 2001 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Landing Gear Going Up...
Replies: 3
Views: 1485

Landing Gear Going Up...

I was spotting at SJC today, and saw the AA 777 to Taipai take off. As it started retracting it's wheels, I noticed they were still spinning. On planes, when the wheels get almost in or totally into the wheel well, is there something that stops them from spinning or do they just spin themselves unti...

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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Aug 15, 2001 3:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Help!

I have flight sim 98 and I bought this addition with a bunch of planes, and I cannot figure out how to install it, just when it seems to be working, it doesn't. I need step by step directions please!!!

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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Aug 15, 2001 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 767-300ER's
Replies: 9
Views: 1947

RE: United 767-300ER's

Last week I flew ORD-SFO on a 763, the US market one, and it didn't have PTV's. I was dissapointed, but the plane was very nice.

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Tue Aug 14, 2001 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Afraid To Fly On An Alaska MD80"...I Hear Ya...
Replies: 5
Views: 4655

"Afraid To Fly On An Alaska MD80"...I Hear Ya...

Let me share somthing with everybody here. After reading this post about Apollo being afraid to fly on the Alaska MD80, it reminded me of how I use to think when I fly. Living in Seattle, the hub of Alaska Airlines and after seeing thousands of those skinny sardine cans we call the MD80 of Alaska Ai...

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Aug 12, 2001 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744, What A Plane!
Replies: 20
Views: 1815

744, What A Plane!

Last week, I flew on a UA 744 from SFO-ORD, and that plane is freakin unbelieveable. I have never been on a 747, so this was an experience. I sat directly over the rear edge of the right wing in seat 37k. I videotaped the entire flight. The seats were huge and comfortable, service was excellent, and...

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by SEA nw DC10
Fri Aug 03, 2001 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738's Have Movies? Dif. From UA Econ And Plus?
Replies: 4
Views: 2210

AA 738's Have Movies? Dif. From UA Econ And Plus?

Do they show, and are they capable of showing movies on AA's new 737-800's, say on a flight from SJC-ORD?

What is the difference between United Economy and Economy Plus?

Thanks!

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Fri Aug 03, 2001 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Way To Find Out Tail Number You'll Be On?
Replies: 3
Views: 3996

A Way To Find Out Tail Number You'll Be On?

I'm flying United from SFO-ORD flight 138 on August 4th. It's a 744, and my return flight is ORD-SFO on a 763, flight 61. Is there a way to find out which plane I'll be on from the tail number? Thanks!

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 02, 2001 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What To Expect On My UAL Flights?
Replies: 12
Views: 2965

RE: What To Expect On My UAL Flights?

UA is great from when I've been on them...have fun.

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 02, 2001 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China @SEA
Replies: 1
Views: 1265

RE: Air China @SEA

More than likely it was heading to Boeing Field. Don't quote me though. I have never seen Air China at SEA.

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 02, 2001 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Starts DC-10 Retirement
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

RE: NWA Starts DC-10 Retirement

I want it to start and end in my backyard. Ya'll are invited...

SEA nw DC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Aug 02, 2001 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: People, You Make Me Cry
Replies: 39
Views: 2570

People, You Make Me Cry

What is up with this? Here this foum is sitting and crying over the Delta L-1011's last flight, which I will admit is sad and it was a great plane. Now, sombody posts a topic stating that Northwest is starting to retire their DC-10's and all somebody could say is "it's about time they retired those ...

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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Aug 01, 2001 5:16 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: HP Safety Card?
Replies: 1
Views: 2713

RE: HP Safety Card?

Always check ebay, there was one on there of an HP 747 dated 1990 that sold for 20 bucks. Good luck.

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by SEA nw DC10
Tue Jul 31, 2001 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Happening To The Airlines? Look At These...
Replies: 11
Views: 3695

What's Happening To The Airlines? Look At These...

I don't know if it's just me, or do you guys miss the color's of the late 70's, 80's, and early 90's? Planes use to be distinct with their color choices, none of the dark blue, grey, and navy that's used today. Logo's use to be basic and nice to the eyes, not too busy. USAirways' new colors aren't t...

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Jul 30, 2001 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA DC10-30'S
Replies: 5
Views: 1476

RE: HA DC10-30'S

I believe they operate SFO-HNL, SEA-HNL, PDX-HNL, LAX-HNL, could be wrong though...

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Jul 30, 2001 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does UAL Give Tours After Flights, I.e. 744?
Replies: 1
Views: 1458

Does UAL Give Tours After Flights, I.e. 744?

I'm going to ORD from SFO this coming Saturday, and I'm on a 744. This will be my first flight on this plane, and I was hoping to be able to go upstairs after we land to the gate and check out the cock pit, and other stuff up there. Do they allow this? Who should I ask?

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Mon Jul 30, 2001 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA's A320's
Replies: 19
Views: 1309

RE: NWA's A320's

NW's A320s are nice planes. I've flown hundreds of flights in them between SEA-DTW and SJC-DTW. Although I prefer NW's DC10s, if I have to pick between the 757 and A320, I'd pick the A320. There aren't PTV's like others said, just the little screens throughout the plane. But who the hell on this for...

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Jul 29, 2001 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Data/voice Recorders...saved Or Erased?
Replies: 1
Views: 1569

Flight Data/voice Recorders...saved Or Erased?

Every flight is recorded on the data and voice recorder. Where does that stuff go after each flight, is it kept or recorded over?

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Sat Jul 28, 2001 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Should I Expect On My UAL Flights?
Replies: 1
Views: 2231

What Should I Expect On My UAL Flights?

On August 3rd, I'm flying SFO-ORD on flight 138. I'm supposed to be on a 744, but that sounds sort of weird on a flight that short. Anyways what should I expect on that flight meal wise, movie wise, anything and everything you can tell me. My return flight is #61 from ORD-SFO on the 11th. SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Thu Jul 26, 2001 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Curious About This Picture...
Replies: 3
Views: 1455

Curious About This Picture...

This photo obviously shows the last TWA L1011 flight. Now, the passengers are all in there seeing water spray onto the aircraft, do the flight attendants explain what is going on? Also, when a captain retires, what do they say in the cabin, anybody ever been on an aircraft involved in a water cannon...

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by SEA nw DC10
Wed Jul 25, 2001 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 767 Out Of SJC Today At 1:30pm?
Replies: 6
Views: 3951

AA 767 Out Of SJC Today At 1:30pm?

I was spotting at SJC today, and saw an AA 767 leave just after the 777 to Tokyo. I thought AA only operated a once-a-day 767 service to CDG at like 6:30pm out of SJC. Where was this plane goin?

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Tue Jul 24, 2001 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cheap Shuttle From San Jose To Sfo?
Replies: 1
Views: 5025

Cheap Shuttle From San Jose To Sfo?

I am flying out of SFO on august 4th, I need to find a cheap and reliable shuttle van or bus or somthing...any ideas?

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Jul 22, 2001 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Doors
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

RE: Aircraft Doors

As a ramp agent, I open doors on mostly 737, 727, 757 and A320 aircraft. The doors on the Boeings are very heavy and it's a total bitch when you cant get one open for whatever reason! I love the doors that slide up.

SEAnwDC10

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Jul 22, 2001 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines You've Flown
Replies: 139
Views: 4103

RE: Airlines You've Flown

American
United
USAir/Ways
TWA
ValuJet
Mark Air
Lufthansa
Hawaiian
Delta
Northwest/Northwest Orient
Frontier
Alaska
Horizon
Southwest
Morris
Sierra Pacific
RenoAir
AirCal

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Jul 22, 2001 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would You Fly On The Concorde?
Replies: 80
Views: 4976

RE: Would You Fly On The Concorde?

I'd have to agree with GYRO. The Concorde is cool, but dude, who the hell is stupid enough to spend 10k on a ticket on somthing that is as wide as the rear cargo hold of a 737, and the windows as big as my head (literally). My parents took the Concorde a week before last years crash. They flew it fr...

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Jul 22, 2001 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Or Northwest
Replies: 6
Views: 1265

RE: United Or Northwest

IMHO is in my humble opinion which isn't humble if you're giving it!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> j/k Anyways, for me, it always depends on the type of aircraft that is offered on the flight I want to take. From where to where are you going? Service wise, I'd say NW....

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by SEA nw DC10
Sun Jul 22, 2001 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic. Of You Or Yourself In The Engine.
Replies: 2
Views: 2751

Post A Pic. Of You Or Yourself In The Engine.

In light of the recent post about posing in the engine, I thought it would be cool to get some pictures on here of people doing so! I unfortuantly don't have one of me in the engine, but if you have one of yourself or somebody you know or a random guy in an engine, post it!

SEAnwDC10

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