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by tomaheath
Sun Oct 24, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 519
Views: 92115

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

Anything on Westjet returning?

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by tomaheath
Sun Oct 17, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q4 2021
Replies: 22
Views: 2747

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

American Airlines, JetBlue, and Alaska Airlines are all joining United Airlines in firing everybody who is unvaccinated as soon as December 8 with no option for testing. https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/10/02/1042697933/vaccinations-american-alaska-airlines-jetblue America...

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by tomaheath
Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest operational issues 10/2021
Replies: 165
Views: 21539

Re: Southwest operational issues 10/2021

I was in MCO Sunday morning flying home on WN while waiting at the gate I heard to WN employees talking about how a bunch of people called in do to the vaccine mandates once they realize I was listening they moved to the jet bridge. Now I don’t know who exactly they were talking about But I heard w...

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by tomaheath
Mon Oct 11, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest operational issues 10/2021
Replies: 165
Views: 21539

Re: Southwest operational issues 10/2021

I was in MCO Sunday morning flying home on WN while waiting at the gate I heard to WN employees talking about how a bunch of people called in do to the vaccine mandates once they realize I was listening they moved to the jet bridge. Now I don’t know who exactly they were talking about But I heard wh...

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by tomaheath
Sun Oct 10, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Was on a MCO-MHT flight this morning I could hear lots of chatter about how people were going to Manchester then getting picked up or renting a car to head to BDL and PVD. Couple drove up last night from FLL to MCO to get on the MHT flight then renting a car to PVD. I heard a gate agent and a ramper...

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by tomaheath
Sat Oct 09, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Took some time to research each of these markets. But according to most recent data online, WN is number one in passengers carried in the following markets: SNA ONT BUR LGB SAN SJC OAK SMF LAS DAL MDW HOU ABQ TPA MCO PIT RSW SDF BWI MSY BNA STL MCI AUS SAT CMH MKE IND ALB BDL COS OMA RNO OKC BUF ME...

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by tomaheath
Sat Oct 09, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 304
Views: 46065

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2021

What’s the story if any on the ponds near airside two at MCO?

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by tomaheath
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines to fire 600 staff who refuse vaccine
Replies: 82
Views: 10554

Re: United Airlines to fire 600 staff who refuse vaccine

In every case so far in regards to employees suing their employer over the mandate the Judge has ruled in favor of the company. The Supreme Court ruled in 1905 the mandatory vaccines are legal. https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/197/11/ And the EEOC has also ruled and made guidelines https...

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by tomaheath
Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN WDW 50th Anniversary special livery revealed!
Replies: 10
Views: 3187

Re: WN WDW 50th Anniversary special livery revealed!

Wneast wrote:
I’m the only one that though this was really done well

I love it!

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by tomaheath
Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2161

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

These bills do not make accommodations for districts where the population is denser, and creates obstacles to vote. It is highly unconstitutional and based mostly on continued lies about "voter fraud". From the AP article. Some changes squarely take aim at Harris County in the Houston are...

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by tomaheath
Wed Aug 18, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 737MAX passenger complaints
Replies: 94
Views: 11448

Re: 737MAX passenger complaints

Whenever I fly the MAX I make a point welcoming my passengers on 'this 737 MAX 8/9 aircraft.' Not one passenger has said anything, ever Opposite of my experience. I flew a MAX 8 with Southwest (long story, I’d rather never set foot on a MAX ever again), and they did their very best to hide that it ...

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by tomaheath
Sat Aug 14, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit A320s
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Re: Spirit A320s

F27500 wrote:
.. Now lets talk about the miserable cheap new seats you'll be sitting in . . ..

I’m actually looking forward for the experience.

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by tomaheath
Fri Aug 13, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit A320s
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Re: Spirit A320s

For the A320-200: https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Spirit_Airlines/Spirit_Airlines_NK_Airbus_A320-200_C.php And for the A320neo: https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Spirit_Airlines/Spirit_Airlines_NK_Airbus_A320neo_A.php Here you can see how it looks like, when there are seats without windows or wit...

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by tomaheath
Fri Aug 13, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Spirit A320s
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Spirit A320s

Does every window seat actually have a window on the A320 fleet?

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by tomaheath
Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline Staffing, Passenger Loads and Possibility of a Vaccine Mandate
Replies: 13
Views: 1374

Re: Airline Staffing, Passenger Loads and Possibility of a Vaccine Mandate

0newair0 wrote:
There will be no vaccine mandate for domestic travel. Period.

I hope not.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8611

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

jetwet1 wrote:
I am, at this moment sitting in a room waiting for my Dr, his assistant just informed me that she doesn't care about masks because she "is so over it"..... The Dr and I are about to have a very interesting conversation.

What’s the interesting conversation going to be about?

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by tomaheath
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG
Replies: 40
Views: 11061

Re: UPS B748 Engine Fire at HKG

Glade everyone is ok and the airframe seems ok as well. Hopefully this queen will be back in the air in no time.

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by tomaheath
Sat Jul 17, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

LotsaRunway wrote:
F9 2758 a Neo320 from MIA diverted from PVD to MHT this evening. Why there? The weather looked fine at nearby BDL and BOS and they have operations there, not MHT.

It came here so I could stop by and see it.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

asteriskceo wrote:
WN is awful. Get assigned seating and then we can have a discussion. The entire process is stressful.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

I personally love Southwests boarding process definitely don’t find it stressful maybe the first time.

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by tomaheath
Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8611

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

Sounds like my type of doctor with all the Trump decorations! Kidding aside my father’s doctor said the same thing about getting a vaccine and that they had no plans on getting it.

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by tomaheath
Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Wants To Attract Business Travelers
Replies: 305
Views: 29684

Re: WN Wants To Attract Business Travelers

WN can "want" to attract business customers. IMO, they catering to a small portion of the business clientele. A majority of the serious business travelers are going to care about all the amenities like lounges, premium cabin, upgrades, etc. The fact they push SWABIZ so hard is laughable. ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/29/southwest-urges-employees-to-take-extra-shifts-over-july-4-to-avoid-flight-disruptions.html Double time pay. Outside looking in talking with several different friends in several different departments. Most everyone is at the breaking point across the board. WN system...

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

All things considered - until the past 2-3 months, GK has been a great CEO. Nothing about the success (in terms of profitability) of WN changed until COVID. That said - I do agree - the next 5 years are going to be crucial for WN to determine their identity. There’s a definite identity crisis going...

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by tomaheath
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing MAX-10 First Flight Thread
Replies: 227
Views: 50223

Re: Boeing MAX-10 First Flight Thread

But now it's time to get back on the saddle, and tell the world " Hey guys, we made the biggest 737 ever, and it's beautiful. It's something to be excited about! ". Meh, "the world" might be just as happy to not have this one ever end up as another smoking hole in the ground.......

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHT announce new carrier 16 June
Replies: 64
Views: 9863

Re: MHT announce new carrier 16 June

NYPECO wrote:
What's all the discussion about Delta returning to MHT? Last year it was said they would not be retuning. Has there been any indication to the contrary?

No indication besides the fact that air travel is making a faster than expected return.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHT announce new carrier 16 June
Replies: 64
Views: 9863

Re: MHT announce new carrier 16 June

EFA2014 wrote:
Do we know for sure that it is a new carrier? Just says exciting news....last time they did that it was United returning service to Dulles

The governor didn’t show up for the return of United.

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by tomaheath
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

MHT is expected to announce WN to MDW in the coming days... started back yesterday. Does anyone have any news or rumors on new routes here? lets hope that anything connecting Westbound through MDW is not $250.00 more than BOS as it has been. I was looking at flights to Salt Lake City for this fall ...

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by tomaheath
Sun May 23, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 42436

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

ghYHZ wrote:
tomaheath wrote:
Flyglobal wrote:
Paint job will eventually be AF1 look alike?

I could see it being a more patriotic livery tho.


With all the wildlife liveries you see.....perhaps 'Trumpy Bear' on the tail?

Not really what I’d want to see. We’ll have to wait and see.

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by tomaheath
Sat May 22, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 42436

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

Looks like the 757 will fly again according to DJT on his website. “ It will soon be brought to a Louisiana service facility for the completion of work, inspection and updating of Rolls-Royce engines, and a brand new paint job.” You have a link for that? Thanks. I usually follow that page but I gue...

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by tomaheath
Sat May 22, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 42436

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

bobd6 wrote:
Looks like the 757 will fly again according to DJT on his website. “ It will soon be brought to a Louisiana service facility for the completion of work, inspection and updating of Rolls-Royce engines, and a brand new paint job.”

You have a link for that?

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by tomaheath
Sat May 22, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 135
Views: 42436

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

Flyglobal wrote:
Paint job will eventually be AF1 look alike?

I could see it being a more patriotic livery tho.

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by tomaheath
Fri May 21, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

av8tiongeek wrote:
I think they should drop the modified service and return to a full service. Rip the bandaid off.

Well put!

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by tomaheath
Thu May 20, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Its cool to see gate 4 being used after being abandoned so many years. Does anybody think United will add any new routes, and if so, what would they be? The gate change thing has me slightly puzzled. They must not be planning on any additional flights because they’re loosing a gate. Why would they ...

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by tomaheath
Thu May 20, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Kudos to the press release author for their creativity in describing the CRJ-200 as “state of the art”. :lol: That is very cute! :roll: I suppose it sounds better than saying it's the least customer friendly regional jet... :crowded: Well, a few of these is better than nothing. Now, on to getting D...

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by tomaheath
Wed May 19, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Cboyle wrote:
The MHT announcement will be UA to IAD. Sorry folks.

Exactly what I said above.

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by tomaheath
Tue May 18, 2021 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

MHT has an announcement in the coming weeks: “Hi *****! We hope to be making an announcement in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!” Could be related to the new cargo terminal the new Amazon distribution center is a go. that probably won't be it... cargo wouldn't be good marketing UA also starts in a mon...

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by tomaheath
Mon May 17, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Cboyle wrote:
MHT has an announcement in the coming weeks:
“Hi *****! We hope to be making an announcement in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!”

Could be related to the new cargo terminal the new Amazon distribution center is a go.

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by tomaheath
Thu May 06, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Silver1SWA wrote:
737 MAX 8 at HNL
Image
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Amazing. Thanks for sharing !

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by tomaheath
Sun May 02, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

Other than a utopia for golfers, not sure what would lure Mainers to the Myrtle Beach area in the summer. Maybe it's about getting South Carolinians up to Maine though Charleston might be a better draw. PVD and PWM have been getting a lot of love recently! After seeing what happened in Miami first ...

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by tomaheath
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

ikolkyo wrote:
Looks like MAX aircraft are now flying under "normal flight numbers". Before today I had noticed MAX aircraft flying revenue flights under 6xxx flight numbers only

I was on flight number 1559 this morning and it’s been scheduled as a MAX for months.

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by tomaheath
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

SCHATC422 wrote:
Feel like this is the PWM and MHT-only forum :roll:

My two favorite airports in New England.

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by tomaheath
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

AC4500 wrote:
OAHU747 wrote:
DEN-RIC was announced and no response from jplatts?

Lol. :lol:

What happened to them? Haven’t noticed a post in a while.

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by tomaheath
Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 788
Views: 98842

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) Aviation Thread - 2021

MHT may have an air service announcement this week (again) but I’m not sure... what do you think? Where’d you hear that? Are there any other currently suspended routes that could soon have a set resumption date? Similar to that AA resuming DCA-MHT air service announcement from a few weeks ago? From...

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by tomaheath
Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2922
Views: 435006

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1458625 Here you go.
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LotsaRunway wrote:
Any idea what happened to the tread on WN new plane orders (Boeing vs Airbus)? There was some news on possible Max7 orders getting close. That still seems discussion worthey.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1458625 Here you go.

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mask Mandate in Texas Lifted
Replies: 145
Views: 6754

Re: Mask Mandate in Texas Lifted

I think this is fantastic. Florida is doing great so can Texas. I live in New Hampshire we have a mask mandate but it’s not enforced Governor said that there would be no “masks police” the second I’m outside my mask comes off. I’ve been told in the northern part of the state that some businesses ha...

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: User's rides
Replies: 83
Views: 4790

Re: User's rides

1969 Buick Wildcat
1983 Chevy K20
1998 Chevy K1500
2006 Chevy K1500

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by tomaheath
Wed Mar 03, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: User's rides
Replies: 83
Views: 4790

Re: User's rides

1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 with the 4.0 inline six and Selec-trac transfer case. 160,000 miles and it still drives like a dream. The cloth interior looks like it came out of the factory. This is her up on the Grand Mesa in western Colorado. https://i.imgur.com/KELY5yk.jpg I’m not a mopar person b...

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