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by flynavy
Sat Jun 28, 2003 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW MD-80s
Replies: 7
Views: 1981

RE: NW MD-80s

They were all scrapped. Here's proof of at least two of the airframe's fate. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/305166/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/305166/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/...

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by flynavy
Sat Jun 28, 2003 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Going To ORL
Replies: 7
Views: 1880

RE: 737 Going To ORL

I lived in Orlando for 18 years and I saw 737's at KORL all of the time, quite often actually. I have also seen a 727 at KORL at one time, a UPS -100 series bird. The USCG has brought in a C-130 at times as well. Hope this helps. Chris <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field ...

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by flynavy
Sat Jun 28, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW MD-80s
Replies: 7
Views: 1981

RE: NW MD-80s

They were some of the earliest built MD80's in service at the time. They were aquired from the Republic merger.

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by flynavy
Fri Jun 27, 2003 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Downside Of Using Low-cost Online Airfares
Replies: 8
Views: 2561

RE: The Downside Of Using Low-cost Online Airfares

What is your question? If you're wondering why you're connecting through <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> on a Northwest flight, it's because of the Northwest and Continental codeshare agreement. You might also notice the unusally high flig...

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by flynavy
Tue Jun 03, 2003 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Santa Rosa, CA Passenger Service?
Replies: 14
Views: 3324

RE: Santa Rosa, CA Passenger Service?

I think if Visalia, CA has United Express service, Santa Rosa deserves it just as well. Visalia's (KVIS) population is less than 100,000.

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by flynavy
Mon Jun 02, 2003 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir 737-300 And -400 Scheduled To Be Broken Up!
Replies: 33
Views: 8810

RE: USAir 737-300 And -400 Scheduled To Be Broken Up!

In regards to the post concerning the -100 model, the last -100 to fly in the United States was operated by America West. It was also the Phoenix Sun's transport aircraft. Here are some pictures... <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL,...

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by flynavy
Fri May 30, 2003 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PBI Old Terminal Info?
Replies: 8
Views: 3203

RE: PBI Old Terminal Info?

Another terminal you may be interested in is <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>'s old terminal, which is located where UPS parks its planes, right off of 528. I know the gates could handle airplanes as large as L1011's (Eastern's and Delta's). ...

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by flynavy
Fri May 16, 2003 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Worst Period To Be Aviation Buff?
Replies: 8
Views: 3230

RE: Is This Worst Period To Be Aviation Buff?

You'd be surprised what a military i.d. card can get you. For me, I work on jets day in and day out. F/A-18 Hornets, of course, but I'm having fun getting my hands dirty and learning something new each day.

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by flynavy
Fri May 16, 2003 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever See Air Force One In Person?
Replies: 59
Views: 9822

RE: Ever See Air Force One In Person?

Back in 2001, if memory serves, I watched Air Force One fly over my house in Orlando just after it had departed KMCO for KADW.

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by flynavy
Sun May 11, 2003 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports With One Airline?
Replies: 46
Views: 4846

RE: Airports With One Airline?

A number of cities in California are only served by one airline. Visalia, Ca for instance, with service to Fresno and Los Angeles on United Express. I believe the equipment used is an EMB120.

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by flynavy
Sat Apr 26, 2003 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757 Makes Emergency Landing At Mobile Regional
Replies: 5
Views: 4731

RE: 757 Makes Emergency Landing At Mobile Regional

It is possible that this airplane could have been from Dothan, AL. That would be my first guess.

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by flynavy
Wed Apr 16, 2003 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Manchester To Orlando
Replies: 30
Views: 6439

RE: Virgin Atlantic - Manchester To Orlando

The A340-300 has been to <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> many times during previous years. She flew over my house many times, back when I lived there permanently. The only 747 <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford (Central Florida Regional) (SFB...

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by flynavy
Fri Apr 11, 2003 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin To The Rescue For Concorde?
Replies: 59
Views: 7786

RE: Virgin To The Rescue For Concorde?

What possible use would SOUTHWEST have for the Concorde? She's quite noisy, you know, and Southwest's network doesn't call for supersonic speeds. Keep on dreamin'.

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by flynavy
Thu Apr 03, 2003 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three Airport Cities.
Replies: 53
Views: 3306

RE: Three Airport Cities.

You might would say Orlando, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> is served by four airports: Orlando International (<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>), Orlando-Sanford International (<acronym title="Orlando - Sanford (Central Florida R...

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by flynavy
Sun Mar 09, 2003 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 737-300's
Replies: 18
Views: 2753

RE: DL 737-300's

The -300's are going into the Shuttle operation. This was announced a while ago here on this forum.

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by flynavy
Tue Feb 25, 2003 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will BA, AF, LH Retire 737's?
Replies: 12
Views: 4578

RE: When Will BA, AF, LH Retire 737's?

My guess would be with some going to Europe's LCC's...

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by flynavy
Sun Feb 16, 2003 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Are The Wingtip/winglets On This A319?
Replies: 9
Views: 4841

RE: Where Are The Wingtip/winglets On This A319?

Yes, for spare parts. They never flew in NWA colors.

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by flynavy
Fri Feb 14, 2003 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's CFO - Plan To Add New Cities In 2004
Replies: 120
Views: 11836

RE: WN's CFO - Plan To Add New Cities In 2004

PNS. Lots of military traffic here, and <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> does serve <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (SAN / KSAN), USA - California">SAN</acronym>, ORF, <acronym title="Jacksonville - International (JAX / KJAX), USA - Florida">JAX</acr...

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by flynavy
Thu Jan 30, 2003 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Song To Be Lime Green
Replies: 51
Views: 5037

RE: Song To Be Lime Green

There's a Delta illustration at the following USAToday article. Click here: http://www.usatoday.com/money/biztravel/2003-01-28-delta_x.htm.

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by flynavy
Fri Nov 29, 2002 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fav. Airline Out Of These:
Replies: 33
Views: 2416

RE: Fav. Airline Out Of These:

Delta in first, followed by Southwest.

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by flynavy
Wed Nov 27, 2002 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection Service Expansion
Replies: 10
Views: 2342

RE: Delta Connection Service Expansion

Chattanuga, eh? You might want to check that.

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 24, 2002 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Usaf BBJ
Replies: 16
Views: 1957

RE: First Usaf BBJ

There is also a C-40 squadron at NAS Jacksonville, FL. The "Sunseekers." They also operate the old C-9 Skytrain's.

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 24, 2002 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's DC-10's
Replies: 16
Views: 2638

RE: Delta's DC-10's

In addition to the Western machines, Delta leased (if memory serves) the DC10's for the duration of time prior to L1011 deliveries. I believe this is the case--simply a substitution for the L1011's prior to their deliveries. If I am wrong, I'll no doubt be corrected as efficiently as possible!  ...

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by flynavy
Sat Aug 24, 2002 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Take NWA's DC-9 When Retired?
Replies: 25
Views: 2775

RE: Who Will Take NWA's DC-9 When Retired?

Interesting, Jetskipper. I would imagine, also, that some of these D9S' would be donated to museums around the United States and/or flight schools.

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News: Airport Security Change Soon!
Replies: 7
Views: 1584

RE: News: Airport Security Change Soon!

Odd, I didn't know that these questions were required to be asked for every passenger. When I took a friend of mine to MCO recently, the ATA check-in agent didn't ask him any questions other than "Where are you flying today?" This is a good move though. It eliminates a small amount of the nonsense s...

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One More Time: TWA's 717
Replies: 13
Views: 2502

RE: One More Time: TWA's 717

I hope Northwest gets ahold of at least one of these birds.

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did DL Change Liveries Twice?
Replies: 31
Views: 3315

RE: Why Did DL Change Liveries Twice?

MCOtoATL, I can see where you're coming from, but take American Airlines for example. Their corporate identity, especially after September 11, 2001, is worth a LOT. Look, in the end, it is a matter of personal preference, however the average customer is going to take all elements of his/her experien...

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir Parking 31 Aircraft
Replies: 14
Views: 1971

RE: USAir Parking 31 Aircraft

N828AU: About the 757/767's...regardless of the lease agreements, they want to get rid of them.

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Homepage
Replies: 1
Views: 1561

RE: SWA Homepage

Who cares? If it really concerns your that much, why don't you ask Southwest directly? Most of their aircraft remain in the old colors anyway.

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAir Parking 31 Aircraft
Replies: 14
Views: 1971

RE: USAir Parking 31 Aircraft

ALL of US Airways' 757-200's and 767-200's are up for sale. The entire fleet of MD-80's are grounded.

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by flynavy
Fri Aug 23, 2002 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did DL Change Liveries Twice?
Replies: 31
Views: 3315

Svenvdm: C'mon!

What is so unprofessional about it? Southwest is in the process of doing it, American Trans Air is repainting their fleet--I don't understand your logic, and I'm not too sure I want to. Delta's employees are some of the best in the industry in terms of customer service. As for Delta's CEO, I am sure...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Customers
Replies: 9
Views: 1133

RE: First Customers

QatarAirways:

Thanks for the clarification. I got the A380 data from the Airliners.net aircraft date pages. Federal Express is the first all-cargo airline to order the -380F.

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ProAir MD90's?
Replies: 6
Views: 1464

RE: ProAir MD90's?

What airline (P4) operated them previously?

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Celebrates 65 Years Of Flying Sept. 13!
Replies: 9
Views: 2270

RE: US Airways Celebrates 65 Years Of Flying Sept. 13!

"May these beautiful birds fly for many years to come!"

I'll drink to that! ::cheers::  Smile

Later,
Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ProAir MD90's?
Replies: 6
Views: 1464

ProAir MD90's?

Did the now-defunct carrier <i>ProAir</i> ever operate MD90's? I saw pictures of three ProAir MD90's stored at MHV (?), and needless to say, they caught my eye. The registrations of these three birds are P4-MDF, P4-MDG, and P4-MDH, which lead me to believe that their has been more than one "<i>ProAi...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Customers
Replies: 9
Views: 1133

Airbus

Here are the types and launch customers for Airbus that I know of. There's some missing, as you can probably tell... A300-B2/-B4: Air France (-B2), ? (-B4) A300-600/-600F: American Airlines (-600), United Parcel Service (-600F) A310-200/-300/-300C: Lufthansa (-200), ? (-300), Martinair Holland (-300...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline On What Aircraft Have You Flown On?
Replies: 83
Views: 8124

RE: What Airline On What Aircraft Have You Flown On?

<li>AirTran 717 (MCO-ATL) <li>Delta 727 (BHM-ATL), 757 (ATL-BHM), 777 (MCO-ATL), MD88 (ATL-MCO) <li>Kiwi International 727 (ATL-MCO) <li>Midway 73G (MCO-RDU-DCA) <li>Northwest 752 (MCO-MEM), D9S (BHM-MEM), A320 (MEM-MCO), AvroRJ (MEM-BHM) <li>Southwest 73S (MCO-BHM), 733 (BWI-MCO), 73G (MCO-BHM) Lat...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Cuts Fleet And Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 2358

RE: ATA Cuts Fleet And Flights

It is to the majority's understanding that the -500's will strictly be used for charters. Since ATA has taken this step, I doubt they would bring the -500's into scheduled service. It would defeat the purpose of their move in the first place. And besides, I bet the -500 isn't any cheaper to operate ...

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA Cuts Fleet And Flights
Replies: 15
Views: 2358

RE: ATA Cuts Fleet And Flights

This news really doesn't surprise me anyway. In the coming days the L1011 on the IND-MCO-SJU route was to be replaced with a 757-300. I could see it coming. Hopefully I'll get the chance to get on one of the charter flights, since I will be traveling on official military duty soon.

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by flynavy
Thu Aug 22, 2002 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO Spotters
Replies: 17
Views: 1296

RE: MCO Spotters

It's too bad you guys are making these plans now. On Sunday evening I am leaving Orlando for Chicago, IL. I may be down to McCoy Rd. or the UPS area in the next few days. I'll be back and forth between NAS Pensacola and Orlando in the next year or so. Keep me informed on future plans you might have....

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 21, 2002 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Job?
Replies: 75
Views: 7723

RE: What Is Your Job?

I am a member of the U.S. Navy, soon-to-be stationed at NAS Pensacola.

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 21, 2002 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Trijets
Replies: 12
Views: 1252

RE: AA Trijets

Uh-huh, how many times do we have to say it?

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 21, 2002 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia To Fll?
Replies: 7
Views: 1522

RE: Britannia To Fll?

So all of this being said, is LGW-BGR-SFB-FLL a possibility, or will these flights be direct to FLL, without any stops along the way (excluding BGR)?

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by flynavy
Wed Aug 21, 2002 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Trijets
Replies: 12
Views: 1252

RE: AA Trijets

Because of AA's financial situation, perhaps the MD11/DC10 stock footage was all they had available. Undoubtedly, AA's marketing department has a budget to create advertisements, and sometimes that budget doesn't call for completely new aerial footage of aircraft each time a new advertising campaign...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 20, 2002 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Fly To Orlando?
Replies: 10
Views: 4927

RE: Which Airlines Fly To Orlando?

The following airlines operate into MCO: Aerolineas Aregentinas Aeromexico Air Canada Air Jamaica AirTransat AirTran ANA Allegro America West American American Eagle ATA Bahamasair Balair British Airways (daily non-stop LHR-MCO) Cayman Airways Champion Air Continental Continental Connection (Gulfstr...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 20, 2002 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Fly To Orlando?
Replies: 10
Views: 4927

RE: Which Airlines Fly To Orlando?

Keep in mind also that SFB and MCO are on completely opposite sides of town. SFB is north of downtown Orlando in Seminole County. MCO is in extreme southern Orange County, south-southeast of downtown Orlando. The two airports are approx. 25 miles apart. MCO is much closer to the attractions and tour...

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by flynavy
Tue Aug 20, 2002 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Fly To Orlando?
Replies: 10
Views: 4927

RE: Which Airlines Fly To Orlando?

American Airlines operates a direct route from MCO to MIA. You can easily book LHR-MIA-MCO on http://www.aa.com/. You might even try LHR-ORD-MCO.

Later,
Chris in Orlando

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by flynavy
Mon Aug 19, 2002 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Observation Decks At Airports
Replies: 48
Views: 3024

RE: Observation Decks At Airports

Since September 11, 2001, the <i>terminal top parking</i> area (directly adjacent to the Hyatt Hotel located within the main terminal) at Orlando International(MCO) has been closed to most vehicles, but security does allow people in these areas. You have a full view of the entire airfield, including...

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by flynavy
Mon Aug 19, 2002 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cities Served BY A.NET
Replies: 156
Views: 13275

RE: Cities Served BY A.NET

Orlando, FL here. Home airports are MCO, ORL, and SFB. Soon to be Chicago, IL and Pensacola, FL.

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by flynavy
Mon Aug 19, 2002 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Britannia Get Rid Of A 767-300?
Replies: 5
Views: 3558

RE: Why Did Britannia Get Rid Of A 767-300?

The aircraft (G-OBYA) has since been re-registered as F-GLOV and is handled by Itochu Airlease, Inc. out of Seattle, WA.

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