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by atcsundevil
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 158
Views: 53043

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Does anyone know why the pictures of allegedly the first Hawaiian B787 taken at CHS have dissappeared? Perhaps someone stepped out of line and upset the Gods! Thanks It looks like the Tweet was deleted, so it broke the embedded images posted by qf789 . The first 789 for Hawaiian has rolled out of p...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Should Forum rules help hide facts or support corruption
Replies: 7
Views: 2871

Re: Should Forum rules help hide facts or support corruption

So corruption impacting aviation is off-topic because corruption is politics? It all depends on how you choose to present the facts. We both know that threads involving India (regardless of forum) are some of the most passionate and heated discussions on this site. Many of the users who regularly p...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 29, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 199
Views: 23117

Re: Website is over-moderated

I just got my post deleted after correcting another poster which provided inaccurate information regarding the E-Jets. The thread was about the A220, and I have no problem with that, but it is unfair to keep posting incorrect information about E-Jets and not being able to correct it. Report the EJe...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: What's the point of moving established threads into consolidated threads?
Replies: 3
Views: 4003

Re: What's the point of moving established threads into consolidated threads?

Hoping to get an answer, it looks like it's happening again. Alaska announces BOI-AUS, SEA-RDD/IDA, Delta's Austin/Raleigh Focus City announcement, Southwest EUG/BLI/MYR and other threads have been consolidated into their respective network threads. Why exactly? Please send an email to [email protected]...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

Flew through IAD yesterday afternoon and found it to be much busier than I expected. KLM, QR, BA, LH, EK, EY, and SK were all on the ground at the time, more than what I had expected. It was extremely busy during the UA afternoon bank - I'd imagine 70-80 UA flights took off during that bank. I imag...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 17, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

I'm fairly sure you could do a couple hundred feet on the 15 end without an actual environmental issue given the direction of the current and depth there, although you'd be tied up in years of permitting and probably litigation to get there. I think you might run into some obstacle clearance issues...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 199
Views: 23117

Re: Website is over-moderated

The website has been on a downhill slope for at least 10 years now, not sure anything can be done to stop that decline I disagree, the idea of forums have been declining in general, as many have stated earlier in this thread. What exactly was so different back in 2010-11? Exactly. The concept of fo...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

In addition to everything that atcsundevil mentioned in his post (https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1456155&start=50#p22695325), I'll dive into the Airport Arrival Rate (AAR) for DCA, and a notorious East Coast airport: EWR. DCA using Rwy 1 the AAR (Airport Acceptance Rate...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

Wouldnt it be "cross 19R, cleared for t/o 19L" ? No more "taxi in position and hold RWY 19" and then "cleared for t/o RWY 19 w/o delay" ? Plus looking at the aerial view of DCA, it appears that the runway could be built with limited fill if the separation was similar t...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 199
Views: 23117

Re: Website is over-moderated

Greetings, ATCSundevil. I agree us industry employees are held to a higher standard, especially when specifically identified as posting on social media such as anet — that’s why my signature is the way that it is. That is another thing that I didn’t understand until I worked in the industry — full ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 14, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinion: US Airline Bailout (bill)
Replies: 8
Views: 1874

Re: US Airline Bailout (bill)

Please stick to discussing the topic. This does appear to be an opinion piece, so it is valid to question the source and make a counter-argument. It is not acceptable to baselessly attack other users for expressing their viewpoint.

✈️ atcsundevil

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 199
Views: 23117

Re: Website is over-moderated

After working (still working, in fact) in the airline industry for over half a decade, it becomes apparent that the majority of content on airliners.net is from aviation enthusiasts and plane spotters, not actual industry employees with in depth experience. I’d say that people looking for discussio...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 240841

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Just a reminder that if statistics are going to be used, a source needs to be provided, or it needs to be clear that anything provided is anecdotal or unconfirmed. That's been the rule on this site for many years. If you can't prove it, then don't present it as fact.

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 240841

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Somehow the discussion became dominated by what's happening at other airlines. This is a United Fleet, Network, and Discussion thread. Other discussion belongs elsewhere.

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by atcsundevil
Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 240841

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

The debate over airlines performing certain kinds of maintenance in other countries has been hashed and re-hashed in this thread the before. It isn't that there's not a legitimate discussion to be had, but this isn't the place for it. I would recommend starting a new topic for those who wish to disc...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A321XLR’s rear fuel tank demands special fire-protection conditions
Replies: 224
Views: 48012

Re: A321XLR’s rear fuel tank demands special fire-protection conditions

The moderation on this site is weird! Several posts were removed because they stemmed from a quoted post that was deleted for a rules violation. I'm required to remove all posts that quote removed posts, so sometimes it can snowball. That's been the policy here for as long as you or I have been use...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ900 N840SK - The last CRJ produced
Replies: 101
Views: 18080

Re: N840SK the last crj900

Okay guys, this thread was intended as a tribute to the last CRJ9, not a comparison between the CRJ/EMB. Please stick to the topic.

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by atcsundevil
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

Not gonna happen, but I wish DCA would get an immigration facility and we could have nonstops to the Caribbean, LHR, and CDG. Heck, I would like more nonstops to LAX, SFO, and one to SJC. Yeah, won’t happen. Runways are too short for TATL flights. I mean, it won't happen, but that's not the reason....

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by atcsundevil
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: LAS to be renamed for Harry Reid
Replies: 138
Views: 15256

Re: Official: LAS to be renamed for Harry Reid

On a related note, do ATC employees care about DCA being renamed Reagan? I work arrivals to DCA and have only ever referred to it as National. I'm a local, so I predate the name change, but we all call it National. At this point, I don't think it's ill will towards Reagan; it's generally how most l...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 12293

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

Do we know which airports remain closed? AUS and SAT haven’t had any commercial flights since Sunday afternoon. IAH is barely operating. My prayers go out to those in Texas. Airports knocked out for three days is a bad sign. FAA OIS lists ABI, AUS, and JAN closed due to snow/ice. The ops plan has a...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

Elsewhere in DCA news: An AMEX Centurion Lounge is coming: https://twitter.com/robpegoraro/status/1362050553526824963 This would seem to take advantage of space that will now be adjacent to the secure corridors via National Hall, rather than stuck on the landside portion. It's about time they final...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions
Replies: 86
Views: 12293

Re: Southern US Polar Vortex disruptions

A friend of mine at UPS sent these from SDF last week. Apparently they ran out of deicing fluid. Not difficult to see how. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50952276638_cccfdde282_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50952277593_1b061a9cb1_h.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50952976961...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air seeks to figure out the future on its Boeing order
Replies: 112
Views: 26453

Re: Iran Air seeks to figure out the future on its Boeing order

Another reminder.. This is an aviation topic. Political posts will be removed. Take those comments to Non Av.

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by atcsundevil
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 240841

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Caption says it was charter for the SF 49ers... I suspect the team owner/manager was pissed when they saw it and demanded a refund or at least a partial... Owners don't fly with the team. They have private jets for that. Even the GMs are probably flying separately (if at all) with covid restriction...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 going around several times at MAN
Replies: 7
Views: 2189

Re: B737 going around several times at MAN

Please just discuss the topic. There's no need to get into the pedantry of what's included in thread titles.

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by atcsundevil
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Give us back the Brexit thread
Replies: 5
Views: 3371

Re: Give us back the Brexit thread

Idealy, at least for "heavy topic" I would like the mods team to be a bit more active in the thread. If not to participate in the discussion itself, at least to remind the rules, express mod team opinion and adress public coments to posters. Here's the thing though.. This is an aviation f...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Give us back the Brexit thread
Replies: 5
Views: 3371

Re: Give us back the Brexit thread

Unfortunately its not the first time we have had to lock down certain topics for a period of time. I think we went almost 2 years without a DTW related thread in civil aviation. What was so controversial about DTW? ...do I even want to know? No :banghead: Same sorts of issues. Very passionate users...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 2/21: And the fun just keeps on leaving ...
Replies: 194
Views: 27849

Re: Irish 2/21: And the fun just keeps on leaving ...

Just a reminder that political discussion is limited to the Non Aviation Forum.

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by atcsundevil
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70704

Re: DC Airports Thread - 2021

The C/D replacement wasn't going to happen even before COVID. Now it's really not going to happen. The only work being done pre-COVID was to build an addition to C/D for a Polaris lounge. At this point, I have zero expectations of seeing any movement on a replacement concourse for the remainder of t...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 797
Views: 532245

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Just a reminder that this is a reference thread, not a discussion thread.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part XI: 2021
Replies: 648
Views: 36213

Re: Brexit part XI: 2021

Just a reminder..

When posting links, please provide a brief description of the link. Links are always required to be accompanied by comments in your own words.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Jan 31, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How do I include pictures in a post
Replies: 18
Views: 7018

Re: How do I include pictures in a post

I still can't figure out how to post a pic!! You would think it wouldn't be so difficult You can always just post a link and let people click to it. If you're trying to embed a photo by using an image host like Flickr, the url needs to be .jpg. That's the only way it works, and you need to post it ...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 27, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Thumbs up/down buttons
Replies: 8
Views: 3669

Re: Thumbs up/down buttons

A lot of times I'll see a comment that I like and agree with, but there's no point in a post that simply says "I agree!" so I don't post anything. Exactly. If 20 people piled on to say "I agree" or give a thumbs up, it would eat up half a page with useless comments. Most people ...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no logo on winglets on LH A330/A340 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1773

Re: Why no logo on winglets on LH A330/A340 ?

Please follow the link above to the existing discussion. I encourage users to utilize the search tool prior to creating a new thread to see if there is a recently active thread. If a related thread exists and has been active within the past six months, we ask you to please post there instead. ✈️ atc...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Thumbs up/down buttons
Replies: 8
Views: 3669

Re: Thumbs up/down buttons

Well, the forum rules is the forum rules and can´t be changed despite a good idea, got it. We change the forum rules on a regular basis, but allowing emoji only posts isn't something any of us are likely to support. This forum has been active for more than two decades, and has always had the founda...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

I'm sorry...what do airlines have that "backs up" the ATC center going OOS? Airlines have backups to their operations control centers. Yeah I’m really curious as to what you think a suitable solution would be. What do you think atcsundevil, I learn and certify on your airspace and you cer...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American southeast traffic being routed out to sea, why?
Replies: 2
Views: 1379

Re: American southeast traffic being routed out to sea, why?

COVID cleanings and center shutdowns are unfortunately an almost daily occurrence now — during the day is happening roughly once a week these days. The link above will direct you to the larger thread discussing these issues, since it's sadly pretty routine right now.

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

How is there not any backup system for this? Airlines have it. Ridiculous. At DFW, just deplaned MCO. Delayed four hours. I'm sorry...what do airlines have that "backs up" the ATC center going OOS? Airlines have backups to their operations control centers. Last estimate I heard for a cent...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

ZJX showing limited, about to go ATC-0. Looks like a good day to be a day shifter.

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by atcsundevil
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

A few weeks ago ORD was holding all departures while ZAU was "moving to a clean room due to COVID." The ORD tower did know much when asked but the hold was about 30 minutes at around midnight. As far as I know, every center has an overflow area. Basically it's a portion of the radar room ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

ZDC will be going ATC-0 at 11:45L this morning for covid cleaning, and the airspace will be closed for about two hours. Given that it's a Sunday on the east coast, there will definitely be some disruption for Florida to NY traffic. There will probably be some knock-on effects for the rest of the day.

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by atcsundevil
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

There is a rumor (unconfirmed) out that the incoming administration will allocate vaccines directly to critical federal agencies such as TSA, law enforcement, ATC, nuclear plant operators, etc. As of yet the DOD is the only federal agency that’s been given their own pipeline. Everyone else has been...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the Carolinas Airports Thread - 2021
Replies: 57
Views: 5725

Rest of the Carolinas Airports Thread - 2021

This thread is for the Rest of the Carolinas (excluding RDU and GSO). That includes ILM, EWN, OAJ, and others. Last year's thread started pretty late in the year, so it was still a pretty new discussion. It can be referenced here https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1453011&p=...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

It’s almost like a dog and pony show at this point. You've never worked for the government, have you? :lol: I think it's probably because these are the established procedures. NATCA has rightfully pushed hard to ensure procedures are established and adhered to in order to protect BUEs to the extent...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 5109

Re: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2021

Oops! You are absolutely correct. Not sure what I was thinking there. Thanks for the correction! No worries :D Glad to see they've started it back up though. I'm surprised it took this long to come back, but I guess it had been cut to x1 daily (or sometimes even less than daily) even before the pan...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 5109

Re: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2021

2) RIC-HOU (UA): Looks like this route restarts today and it looks like there is another flight tomorrow. Whether this will return as a daily route for now remains to be seen, but this is a very positive sign since this route hasn’t been flown since the pandemic began. RIC-IAH Oops! You are absolut...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 55
Views: 5109

Re: Rest of Virginia Aviation Thread - 2021

hooforce wrote:
2) RIC-HOU (UA): Looks like this route restarts today and it looks like there is another flight tomorrow. Whether this will return as a daily route for now remains to be seen, but this is a very positive sign since this route hasn’t been flown since the pandemic began.

RIC-IAH

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by atcsundevil
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

No, more like 420pm-720pm. EST is -5 from UTC oops...should have subtracted 5 instead of adding 5. Spent too much time living east of GMT. Thanks for correcting. Little strange going dark in the afternoon/evening instead of during he mid-shift. Several facilities have had to do cleaning outside of ...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 33319

Re: US ATC Impacts from Coronavirus Thread

https://www.fly.faa.gov/adv/adv_spt.jsp

ZAB will require route structures and traffic management initiatives due to contact tracing/quarantine requirements through Thursday.
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maps4ltd wrote:
What is 2120-0020 in Eastern Time?

It was posted above. 1620-1920L. ZJX is presently ATC-0.

https://www.fly.faa.gov/adv/adv_spt.jsp

ZAB will require route structures and traffic management initiatives due to contact tracing/quarantine requirements through Thursday.

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