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by September11
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest 727 routes by type
Replies: 27
Views: 4305

Re: Longest 727 routes by type

DL 72S CVG-SEA

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by September11
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?
Replies: 37
Views: 2701

Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?

Poll:

Have you flown on 737MAX?

I have. On Southwest, from CMH to BOS in spring of 2018.

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by September11
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 136439

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

So, AA operated one or more MD-80s for 36 years... 1983 to 2019

That's a LONG run... Will Bob Crandall be on AA #80???


Here are two photos taken in 1983!

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by September11
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take American to Retire the TWA Brand?
Replies: 53
Views: 11350

Re: How Long Did It Take American to Retire the TWA Brand?

WayexTDI wrote:
September11 wrote:
well, have you see this plane?

Do you understand the difference between a retrojet painted to reflect one of the previous companies that make the current AA, and the last "original" TWA-painted aircraft???


I think you don't understand. My post was in reference to post #4.

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by September11
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd flight path for DL1631 (LAX-DCA) 6/19
Replies: 23
Views: 4839

Re: Odd flight path for DL1631 (LAX-DCA) 6/19

Only 59 minutes longer

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by September11
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1986 Eastern sale to Texas Air
Replies: 3
Views: 898

Re: 1986 Eastern sale to Texas Air

I believe, in 1988, Carl Icahn (TWA) attempted to acquire Eastern from Texas Air. It was his decision to pull out.

Before the 1986 sale, many airlines sought pieces of Eastern. Merger was out of question. Sad showdown.

Merger between Eastern and Pan Am would be a good one.

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by September11
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?
Replies: 25
Views: 4450

Re: Why no high-speed exits at KSAN?

Can runway be closed for improvement?

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by September11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 142
Views: 18084

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

EA CMH-TOL 3x daily DC-9

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by September11
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hockey: St. Louis Blues Wins 2019 NHL Stanley Cup
Replies: 11
Views: 1227

Hockey: St. Louis Blues Wins 2019 NHL Stanley Cup

Congratulations, St. Louis Blues

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by September11
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KDTW - why not "international" in the name of the airport?
Replies: 12
Views: 2214

Re: KDTW - why not "international" in the name of the airport?

DCA is Washington (or Reagan) National Airport...

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by September11
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?
Replies: 26
Views: 5419

Re: Incident in 1988 in either New York or New Jersey?

Notable Pan Am 747 incidents:

PA93 - Sep 1970
PA841 - Dec 1973
PA1736 - Mar 1977
PA830 - Aug 1982
PA73 - Sep 1986
PA103 - Dec 1988

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by September11
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA
Replies: 82
Views: 17773

Re: UA167 LIS-IAD Divert DCA

Is DCA still "closed" overnight on daily basis?

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by September11
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United starts EWR-PRG
Replies: 11
Views: 4939

Re: United starts EWR-PRG

This is great! Thank you for sharing.

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by September11
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest ditching ticket jackets
Replies: 34
Views: 5050

Re: Southwest ditching ticket jackets

Ticket jackets were relatively expensive with the multi color printing, the extra slots, slits and pockets. They hit the station's budget, so we were supposed to use them judiciously. We of course would substitute a competitor's jacket for one of ours. but with help of paid advertisements on the back

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by September11
Fri May 31, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 89
Views: 14001

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

This summer marks 30th anniversary of United #232 (DC-10 DEN-0RD July 19 1989)

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by September11
Wed May 08, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767: Fuselage size always limited profitability??
Replies: 86
Views: 11280

Re: Boeing 767: Fuselage size always limited profitability??

I guess future of 767 is bright

767-500
767-700
767-900

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by September11
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?
Replies: 84
Views: 8878

Re: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?

CMH-DFW on January 1, 2018

Full flight... It was a good one

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by September11
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiger Woods 15th Major Wins
Replies: 22
Views: 2072

Re: Tiger Woods 15th Major Wins

Just wait... He's not done

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by September11
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Owl found resting in Virgin 737 engine at SYD
Replies: 54
Views: 11013

Re: Owl found resting in Virgin 737 engine at SYD

Great pictures! Couldn't have happened on a Southwest RON aircraft? No engine inlet cover in this situation...

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by September11
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLE prior to UA hub closure
Replies: 32
Views: 4685

Re: CLE prior to UA hub closure

crescent wrote:
There has to be a market for CLE-CVG and CLE-IND today, right?


I have little doubts


CLE-CMH... I flew that route on Continental DC-9. I don't think United had a CLE-CMH flight?

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by September11
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLE prior to UA hub closure
Replies: 32
Views: 4685

Re: CLE prior to UA hub closure

Did CLE have a United 747 flight?

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by September11
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Jet Bridges to service two different aircraft?
Replies: 26
Views: 5841

Re: Jet Bridges

CMH has 3 gates connecting to a jet bridge. America West's idea.

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by September11
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do Airlines make money on airfares less than $100?
Replies: 73
Views: 15636

Re: How does United make money on airfares less than $100?

Always check all four corners for cheap fares...

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by September11
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Waste Reduction in In-Flight Services
Replies: 5
Views: 836

Re: Waste Reduction in In-Flight Services

Coffee... Flight attendants routinely pour coffee in lavatory sink before landing.

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by September11
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines Branding
Replies: 29
Views: 6140

Re: Japan Airlines Branding

Can you spot a crane in this photo?

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by September11
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does runway activity work?
Replies: 14
Views: 3203

Re: How does runway activity work?

Years ago, I witnessed an American Airlines MD-80 back taxi and take off on 26R. Many aircraft were lined up on Taxiway B.

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by September11
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unknown airport-Eastern DC-9
Replies: 33
Views: 5804

Re: Unknown airport-Eastern DC-9



MIA?

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by September11
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time for Cockpit Video to aid in crash investigation?
Replies: 126
Views: 10378

Re: Is it time for Cockpit Video to aid in crash investigation?

Well, I think today is a good time for cabin/gallery video. More important than cockpit video, in my opinion.

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by September11
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Original Pan Am or Eastern Pilots Still Flying?
Replies: 51
Views: 8988

Re: Any Original Pan Am or Eastern Pilots Still Flying?

I suppose many original Eastern pilots are still on "strike" today...

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by September11
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 393361

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Anyone remember this livery?

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by September11
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1,200+ flights cancelled at DEN
Replies: 43
Views: 10306

Re: 1,200+ flights cancelled at DEN

ADent wrote:
Brick wrote:
Light rail service between downtown Denver and the airport is still running, though significant delays are to be expected.

The train to the airport is not light rail.


Good to see it running

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by September11
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Annual Bowling Tournament - ATL-GPT-ATL on Delta
Replies: 5
Views: 5640

Re: The Annual Bowling Tournament - ATL-GPT-ATL on Delta

Neat trip report - and good bowling on Saturday. What bowling ball did you use?

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by September11
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why do airlines do retro liveries?
Replies: 15
Views: 1722

Re: Why do airlines do retro liveries?

One way to appreciate long-time airline employees: Retro livery

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by September11
Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Personal items left in the cabin-AA
Replies: 16
Views: 2070

Re: Personal items left in the cabin-AA

I think a broad range of personal items left unattended on aircraft are forwarded to government surplus

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by September11
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Georgia Football ATL-STL-ATL on Delta
Replies: 11
Views: 9928

Re: Georgia Football ATL-STL-ATL on Delta

I truly enjoyed reading this trip report!

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by September11
Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When was Pan Am's 'Blue Globe' livery introduced?
Replies: 15
Views: 2323

Re: When was Pan Am's 'Blue Globe' livery introduced?



Very old

I still see it at stores

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by September11
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 198
Views: 38381

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

Did it take a couple of years to recover a United 727 wreckage in a lake in the midwest region?

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by September11
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 330
Views: 160612

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!

This is wow to me

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by September11
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Some of you might find this interesting ... it’s an Eastern flight attendant bid sheet for the ORD base dated June 1985. The base was already very small then, but it’s still pretty fascinating to read througSome of you might find this interesting ... it’s an Eastern flight attendant bid sheet for t...

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by September11
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

[/quote]

All A300s, 48 seats, I thought[/quote]
No kidding?? Do you know what the seating configurations were, for the rest of the fleet??

[/quote]

L10: 56 F seats
AB3: 48 F seats
757: 32 F seats
72S: 24 F seats
D95: 24 F seats
D9S: 24 F seats

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by September11
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Eastern's Atlanta hub was awesome. I would imagine Delta would have around 700 flight and Eastern 350 if they were still around today. I used to love watching the A300 from Concourse D in Atlanta takeoff. You could always tell what type of aircraft it was without seeing it, because of the A300 very...

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by September11
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

gr8slvrflt wrote:
Two A300s were fitted with about fifty First Class seats towards the very end.


All A300s, 48 seats, I thought

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by September11
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Yes EA was supposedly 3 quarters from being fully "in the black" when the fuel spike from the Gulf War basically ripped the life left out. Did you know Shugrue put Eastern up for sale in final weeks? He was in talks with Northwest to buy Eastern. He did not want to shutdown the airline bu...

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by September11
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

See planespotters.net for fleet disposition. https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Eastern-Air-Lines/subfleet?manufacturer=McDonnell-Douglas&type=DC-9&fleetStatus=historic&p=3 So I see that TWA took several of the dc9-50s. Does anyone know if they were for expansion or were they replaci...

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by September11
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

391 was stuck on the ground for most of it due to an engine issue and a court injunction granted the IAM to prevent CO from doing the work, though it did get a bit of a makeover as a result including the "blue nose" update. & 391 was later involved in the Air France Concorde fatal acc...

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by September11
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 127
Views: 14677

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Just an FYI:

Eastern was going to relocate their headquarters office to Atlanta... Shugrue planned to close Miami hub and make Atlanta a stronger hub.

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