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by IAHFLYR
Sat Dec 17, 2005 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12/15/05 IAH Incident
Replies: 8
Views: 3467

12/15/05 IAH Incident

Anyone have any pictures or information on the UPS 767 driving a wing into the CO 738 tail section on Thur eve 12/15/05? Landed just before that but saw the flashing lights when leaving the airport.

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Dec 17, 2005 4:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fog Operations On Two Runway Large Airport
Replies: 4
Views: 4101

RE: Fog Operations On Two Runway Large Airport

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by IAHFLYR
Sun Dec 11, 2005 12:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 737-700 1 Class Configuration
Replies: 23
Views: 12904

RE: Boeing 737-700 1 Class Configuration

That is alot of folks crammed into a cabin. Might be the 149 max limit for 3 flight attendants, I believe then you get the -800's that require 4 flight attendants when configured for 150+.

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by IAHFLYR
Sun Dec 11, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air Traffic Telling The Pilot He Was Wrong.
Replies: 34
Views: 5922

RE: Air Traffic Telling The Pilot He Was Wrong.

They should hear it unless....however J, TCAS, with the current software package won't tell anyone in another aircraft what type the aircraft is around them.

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by IAHFLYR
Sun Dec 11, 2005 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Express History?
Replies: 15
Views: 2930

RE: CO Express History?

Even more confusion, I remember Britt Air flying in Housotn as a CO Express carrier for a very short time during the Rocky Mtn time frame from Houston but I don't think it was more than a few months.

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by IAHFLYR
Sun Dec 11, 2005 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will CO Get A 70 Seater?
Replies: 50
Views: 5171

RE: Will CO Get A 70 Seater?

Gulfstream International, a Co Connection also fly E120's and Cape Air is flying ATR's in Guam as Co Connection. Co did have a Q400 demo last year or maybe early this from IAH for a day or 2.

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Express History?
Replies: 15
Views: 2930

RE: CO Express History?

go to the co website and there is a link to Express Jet in there that gives a good history if my mind hasn't totally left me today.

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bl'mberg News:Continental Chief Touts United Combo
Replies: 70
Views: 7828

RE: Bl'mberg News:Continental Chief Touts United Combo

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pilots - Who Was Your First Passenger?
Replies: 22
Views: 5040

RE: Pilots - Who Was Your First Passenger?

My finacee from FMY flying around the local area and over Sanibel Island in a C172, many many moons ago!

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Has The Best US Hub?
Replies: 26
Views: 7609

RE: Who Has The Best US Hub?

CO at IAH of course but I could be a bit partial!

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Dec 06, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air Traffic Telling The Pilot He Was Wrong.
Replies: 34
Views: 5922

RE: Air Traffic Telling The Pilot He Was Wrong.

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by IAHFLYR
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hottie FA Alert: 11/26 NW Flight 975 (del)
Replies: 10
Views: 6823

RE: Hottie FA Alert: 11/26 NW Flight 975 (del)

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by IAHFLYR
Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CO LGA-IAH-MSY (w/ LFT Diversion)
Replies: 4
Views: 3741

RE: CO LGA-IAH-MSY (w/ LFT Diversion)

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Nov 10, 2005 1:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Approach Mode On Autopilot - Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 15504

RE: Approach Mode On Autopilot - Questions

Jules think PMDG cost isn't much and a great add-on!

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Nov 10, 2005 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With The Worst/bumpiest Runways?
Replies: 70
Views: 19735

RE: Airports With The Worst/bumpiest Runways?

All are if they have centerline lights and pilot decides to ride the nosewheel along them!  Smile

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Nov 10, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deciding To Become An Air Traffic Controller
Replies: 10
Views: 42122

RE: Deciding To Become An Air Traffic Controller

U go for it....I have been controlling since 75 in military and FAA, made some fabulous friends that fly jets and we sit for hours talking of our passions for the aviation industry. Never a boring moment but like others have said if you want to see planes then a tower, not even approach controls in ...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?
Replies: 125
Views: 10268

RE: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Nov 08, 2005 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Traffic Loads..
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

RE: Airlines Traffic Loads..

Try airline website press releases. I know CO releases theirs with each months operational performance info.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Nov 08, 2005 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?
Replies: 125
Views: 10268

RE: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Nov 08, 2005 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?
Replies: 125
Views: 10268

RE: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Does Crew Know About The Landing?
Replies: 6
Views: 6166

RE: How Much Does Crew Know About The Landing?

HAL great posting.....you are on top of your game!!  Smile

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Commerical Aircraft Flying Outside Of Airways
Replies: 4
Views: 3464

RE: Commerical Aircraft Flying Outside Of Airways

Making the assumption the weather is not an issue (wind, approach mins, etc) noise is a common problem that makes the approach path seem like airways and such, folks buy homes within 10 miles of an airport that has been there a bazillion years and then make noise an issue.....that is what I find oft...

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LAX Spotting
Replies: 11
Views: 2929

RE: LAX Spotting

IN-N-OUT at the approach end of 24R is great.....otherwise, just jack up the vehicle on the shoulder of the Harbor FWY and watch!  Smile

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?
Replies: 125
Views: 10268

RE: Southwest: Where Are The Cheap Fares?

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Controllers Asking To Hurry Up Causes Accidents?
Replies: 15
Views: 2927

RE: Controllers Asking To Hurry Up Causes Accidents?

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Nov 07, 2005 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Incident At HOU. Any Info? (Citation Crash)
Replies: 23
Views: 6343

RE: Aircraft Incident At HOU. Any Info? (Citation Crash)

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by IAHFLYR
Fri Nov 04, 2005 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway Safety System
Replies: 10
Views: 3469

RE: New Runway Safety System

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Nov 01, 2005 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Close Call At JFK?
Replies: 35
Views: 7269

RE: Close Call At JFK?

LAHSO is Land and Hold Short Operations.....specific distances to hold short points on runways are charted and provided to a crew....then in order to increase airport acceptance rates when certain weather criteria is met (mostly VFR or better) crossing runways may be used which is exactly what that ...

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Severe Thunderstorm On Approach Path
Replies: 4
Views: 4568

RE: Severe Thunderstorm On Approach Path

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Oct 31, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots-What's The Fastest You've Flown Below 10K?
Replies: 40
Views: 7927

RE: Pilots-What's The Fastest You've Flown Below 10K?

Guess I need more rest.....first sentence should have been "flight plan speed"....whoops

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by IAHFLYR
Mon Oct 31, 2005 10:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots-What's The Fastest You've Flown Below 10K?
Replies: 40
Views: 7927

RE: Pilots-What's The Fastest You've Flown Below 10K?

Anyone remember about 10 months back when Houston TRACON had the ability to allow departures to climb at whatever their flight plan sleep was...term used "no speed limit"? We'd see B752's, B762/4's go up to 350 KIAS and wow would they ever have a great vertical speed as well....there were some B727'...

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by IAHFLYR
Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Problem- Changed Departure Time
Replies: 18
Views: 3055

RE: Continental Problem- Changed Departure Time

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About CO 73G?
Replies: 12
Views: 3416

RE: Question About CO 73G?

Sure you can always call the tower, heck if a pilot lots of time you get asked to call the tower! Bet if you look under US gov't in the white pages you will find a number for it....they may not be able to tell ya but they just might.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About CO 73G?
Replies: 12
Views: 3416

RE: Question About CO 73G?

call the tower and ask!

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline With Most Variety - Types/Liveries?
Replies: 8
Views: 5409

RE: Airline With Most Variety - Types/Liveries?

Try either Frontier or Southwest for the most different paint schemes.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About CO 73G?
Replies: 12
Views: 3416

RE: Question About CO 73G?

Oh well, at least ya got through!

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About CO 73G?
Replies: 12
Views: 3416

RE: Question About CO 73G?

many reasons for it....maybe a simple was no gate with a jetway when the laneded and hadn't towed it to one yet.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd Callsigns
Replies: 53
Views: 5343

RE: Odd Callsigns

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About CO 73G?
Replies: 12
Views: 3416

RE: Question About CO 73G?

Give the airport operations folk a call and ask them, propbably the best source of info....also the 700's have different engines than the 300's.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Problem- Changed Departure Time
Replies: 18
Views: 3055

RE: Continental Problem- Changed Departure Time

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by IAHFLYR
Sun Oct 16, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airlines Refusing "hold Short" Ops
Replies: 30
Views: 7087

RE: Airlines Refusing "hold Short" Ops

LAHSO FAA order in the U.S. (written by no doubt the finest FAA and other alphabet groups legalezzze) came out when a air carrier and <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> aircraft wil be conducting LAHSO ops, the air carrier must be the aircraft that is doing the hold short operation.....e...

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by IAHFLYR
Sun Oct 16, 2005 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Short Flights?
Replies: 36
Views: 3949

RE: Very Short Flights?

CO Express used to fly <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-Ellington Field (<acronym title="Houston - Ellington Field (AFB) (EFD), USA - Texas">EFD</acronym>) which is all of 21 miles to support NASA Johnson Space Center and south Houston t...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW
Replies: 13
Views: 3653

RE: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW

Not at all, nothing against any operator, just an observation...but the fleet is capable with the NG's at a minimum, why not use it, they paid for it. Guess it's just a philosophy.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 04, 2005 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW
Replies: 13
Views: 3653

RE: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 04, 2005 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW
Replies: 13
Views: 3653

RE: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can A FS Pilot Make A Regular Flight?
Replies: 102
Views: 8564

RE: Can A FS Pilot Make A Regular Flight?

Great queston, but with training on how to use the autopilot and have a high level of comfort with it, FMC operation and same level of comfort and then with the best possible weather, airport, and skilled conversation with a flight tech or line check airman you may make it in a B73NG or maybe B752.....

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 04, 2005 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW
Replies: 13
Views: 3653

RE: Water Arch For Southwest's Arrival At RSW

God bless them for they know not what they are up against! Stand in line for a boarding pass at the counter, then stand in line with that boarding pass to get a seat on the plane, then, only to most likely find they might be faced with a CAT <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Killing Time At EWR
Replies: 16
Views: 3695

RE: Killing Time At EWR

Neither of them allows you much viewing of the 4/22's however the Club near C-12-139, C3 concource is newer & nicer and you get the alleyway to those gates in full view, but with 5 hours go to both and tell us when you get back!

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by IAHFLYR
Wed Sep 28, 2005 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway Unveiled At MSP-Video
Replies: 17
Views: 4709

RE: New Runway Unveiled At MSP-Video

If the new runway is used as an arrival runway most airport acceptance rates will be 40/hr....if used for both arrival and departures figure on arrival about 32/hr. The simultaneous thing currently requires 4,300' between centerlines and with high update radar which I doubt <acronym title="Minneapol...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Sep 27, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Starting Fort Myers?
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

RE: Southwest Starting Fort Myers?

Here ya go Drerx7 from their press release in July! Southwest Airlines will begin its Ft. Myers service October 2, 2005, with a total of nine daily nonstop departures to the following cities: Baltimore/Washington (two daily), Chicago Midway (two daily), Long Island/Islip (one daily), Orlando (three ...

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