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by Longhornmaniac
Mon Aug 15, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversions To AUS
Replies: 10
Views: 3057

Diversions To AUS

AA and <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> diverted what must have been 15-20 planes to <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym> from ori...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Aug 11, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Admiral's Club Access?
Replies: 31
Views: 9169

RE: AA Admiral's Club Access?

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Aug 10, 2005 9:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Runway Lengths At Your Home Airport
Replies: 67
Views: 10666

RE: Runway Lengths At Your Home Airport

Austin TX-KAUS

Runway 17R/35L-12,248'
Runway 17L/35R-9,000'

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Aug 10, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space Shuttle Discovery
Replies: 54
Views: 6262

RE: Space Shuttle Discovery

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Aug 10, 2005 4:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space Shuttle Discovery
Replies: 54
Views: 6262

RE: Space Shuttle Discovery

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Aug 10, 2005 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Admiral's Club Access?
Replies: 31
Views: 9169

RE: AA Admiral's Club Access?

You are correct Ssides.

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Aug 10, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space Shuttle Discovery
Replies: 54
Views: 6262

RE: Space Shuttle Discovery

From the moment of the De-orbit burn which occurs roughly an hour before scheduled touchdown, to get the shuttle into the right position for reentry (a 40 degree nose up angle) and at 17,000 mph, there is no engine use. From that moment forward the shuttle becomes the most sophisticated glider ever ...

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Aug 10, 2005 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Admiral's Club Access?
Replies: 31
Views: 9169

RE: AA Admiral's Club Access?

My dad is Platinum on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and cannot just wander into the A Club. To get into the club you need a pass, or a premium class ticket travelling internationally. When I went to <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> fr...

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by Longhornmaniac
Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At IAH
Replies: 3
Views: 2148

Spotting At IAH

My dad and I are going to be in Houston this weekend, and was wondering if anybody could tell me some secret spots for spotting around <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>. We're going to stay at the airport Marriott. Any help is appreciated...

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by Longhornmaniac
Mon Jul 25, 2005 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-DFW-MSY, $99, With 777 Included
Replies: 16
Views: 3184

RE: ORD-DFW-MSY, $99, With 777 Included

The business class seats are locked out for Premium Advantage members on a first come, first serve basis, until you get to the airport, at least thats what I experienced when trying to reserve a seat in rows 9-14 on flight 66 from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA...

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by Longhornmaniac
Mon Jul 25, 2005 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight 67 ORD-DFW
Replies: 13
Views: 3051

AA Flight 67 ORD-DFW

I find it very interesting that they use a triple on this flight, considering every other <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> is a <acronym title="Air M...

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by Longhornmaniac
Mon Jul 25, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/HP At AUS After Merger
Replies: 2
Views: 2885

US/HP At AUS After Merger

America West has several daily flights into <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym>. I assume after the merger, nothing will happen to these flights, but wou...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sun Jul 24, 2005 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH Diversions In Progress
Replies: 6
Views: 2789

RE: IAH Diversions In Progress

OH <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>! I wish I had seen that big girl come into <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), U...

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by Longhornmaniac
Tue Jul 19, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reg # For Flight Tomorrow
Replies: 6
Views: 3581

RE: AA Reg # For Flight Tomorrow

If you don't mind me asking, what info is that based on? The AA website has every ticketed triple in first class as a 1-2-1, if thats what your going on. But if not...Awesome! can't wait to swivel that chair.

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by Longhornmaniac
Tue Jul 19, 2005 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Reg # For Flight Tomorrow
Replies: 6
Views: 3581

AA Reg # For Flight Tomorrow

I was wondering if anyone can tell me what the registration is for the continuation of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight 67 from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (...

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by Longhornmaniac
Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Announce New Flights In August
Replies: 81
Views: 12538

RE: JetBlue To Announce New Flights In August

AUS does have a couple of gates open. Gate 2 sees no regular usage, except by international charters. I also believe that there are gates at the end of the west concourse either 24 or 25 that aren't used, unless United has expanded their gates. <a href="http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport/airli...

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by Longhornmaniac
Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 975 MSP-AUS Diverted To DEN
Replies: 5
Views: 3704

RE: NWA 975 MSP-AUS Diverted To DEN

The flight was cancelled. My friends dad and sisters were sent on Frontier leaving at 3:25 this afternoon. I've never considered NWA a "powerhouse" per se at <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) ...

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by Longhornmaniac
Mon Jul 18, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 975 MSP-AUS Diverted To DEN
Replies: 5
Views: 3704

NWA 975 MSP-AUS Diverted To DEN

My friends dad and two little sisters were on this flight. After a 45 minute delay due to weather, and another hour and a half on the tarmac/taxiway, he said that the cabin depressurized, the oxygen masks came down, and they started dropping really quickly (i assume to get everyone to air with enoug...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jul 07, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TransMeridian...any Good?
Replies: 8
Views: 3950

RE: TransMeridian...any Good?

I flew funjet/ TMA from <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym> to <acronym title="Cancun - International (CUN / MMUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym> and back. TMA f...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jul 07, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question Re: AA 757 First Class Seats
Replies: 8
Views: 5318

RE: Question Re: AA 757 First Class Seats

My question is, why the heck aren't you flying on the triple that flies that route, if your looking for comfort in first class? Flight 905 leaves <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> at 5:32. I just noticed looking at the timetable, that <acron...

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by Longhornmaniac
Mon Jul 04, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Help...
Replies: 4
Views: 2280

RE: Aircraft Help...

Thats what I was afraid of, Tugmaster. Thanks anyways! The one thing that the aa reservation agent did tell me is that they're slowing coverting all of their coffins style to flagship suites. Can anyone verify that for me?

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by Longhornmaniac
Sun Jul 03, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Help...
Replies: 4
Views: 2280

Aircraft Help...

I'm flying on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> on july the 19th from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> on <acronym title="America...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sun Jul 03, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About WN...
Replies: 7
Views: 2739

RE: Question About WN...

I should have known that, but I swore I saw one in <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym> earlier this month. Musta been hallucinating  <img src="/disc...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sun Jul 03, 2005 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About WN...
Replies: 7
Views: 2739

Question About WN...

First off, when are the scheduled retirements for the 200 series in <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>'s fleet?? And once those are retired, will <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> replace them with 700s? Why has Southwest never bought the -800? It seems like ...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sun Jul 03, 2005 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2nd Runway In Cancun?
Replies: 2
Views: 2503

RE: 2nd Runway In Cancun?

I had also read on ASURs website that they are contemplating building a new airport to serve Riviera Maya. I assume that would be in addition??

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

haha, I meant as from inside the airport, its just a really crappy old airport. Good for you, I'll be a junior in high school in Austin next year. I haven't decided if I'm going to UT or not, but I'm wearing a Vince Young jersey and shorts right now.

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

Well true, but it sounds like they might start service to <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym> either way, and I'd much prefer to have nonstop service. My...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

AWACS, god I hope not! Hook'em!!!!!

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Spotting
Replies: 7
Views: 2464

RE: DFW Spotting

Hey good luck COERJ145! IMHO its a great airport. Most people don't like it, especially if your not a fan of AA, but with the new SkyLink in place, it'll have some great views!

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

Hell, if they did, I"d fly on that, and then take a taxi over to DFW for my American connection!

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

You have a valid point FlFlyGuy, but it seems to me that AA used to fly 757s with a full load most of the time. I guess they're decreasing size and increasing frequency.

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Spotting
Replies: 7
Views: 2464

RE: DFW Spotting

Commavia- I know exactly what your saying, and feel exactly the same way! I can't wait to stay at the Grand Hyatt with a rooftop pool. What gets better than a pool with airplanes!? The only downside to Founders Plaza is that its not accessible for someone making a connection, unless they have a long...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Spotting
Replies: 7
Views: 2464

RE: DFW Spotting

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Stores At Airports
Replies: 36
Views: 4007

RE: Aviation Stores At Airports

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2nd Runway In Cancun?
Replies: 2
Views: 2503

2nd Runway In Cancun?

I noticed the last 2 times I've been to Cancun (March 21st-29th and June 1st-8th of this year) that it appears they've cleared out more trees to the south (i.e. opposite side of terminal) of runway 12-30. Does anyone know if there are plans to buld a 2nd runway? It seems to me like a good idea, with...

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

I had heard the same thing. But man am I getting sick of the aircraft downsizing.

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by Longhornmaniac
Sat Jul 02, 2005 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

Man do I ever agree with you. Those DC-10s could stop on a dime. The MD80s are so boring. In fact, the traffic in and out of <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</a...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jun 23, 2005 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airport Hotel Spotting
Replies: 13
Views: 3795

RE: US Airport Hotel Spotting

I recall exactly what you are saying about the dirty windows at the Radisson, now that you mention it, but if you go out onto the roof at the top level lounge (there's a door opposite the bar, thats always open) that has great views of the 25s.

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airport Hotel Spotting
Replies: 13
Views: 3795

US Airport Hotel Spotting

I would appreciate yall's input on some great hotels to spot at different airports around the US. My List: <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> Airport Hyatt East (but the Grand Hyatt looks pretty sweet, what gets better than a pool on the roof...

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by Longhornmaniac
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?
Replies: 56
Views: 7647

RE: Shortest AA Widebody Flight?

AA also used to fly DC-10s between <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS...

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by Longhornmaniac
Tue Jun 21, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Neglect Of RDU
Replies: 77
Views: 5846

RE: American's Neglect Of RDU

I have a question and a comment. I live in Austin, and noticed that the original post talked about <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT:...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jun 16, 2005 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW After The Opening Of Terminal D
Replies: 17
Views: 4128

RE: DFW After The Opening Of Terminal D

I knew that, but thats Terminal E, Terminal B is the existing International/ American Eagle on the West side, any clue as to whats going to happen to those??

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jun 16, 2005 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW After The Opening Of Terminal D
Replies: 17
Views: 4128

RE: DFW After The Opening Of Terminal D

Oh, I hadn't heard that, but that sounds good too. It'll give me an excuse to go to the new terminal. But what are they planning to do with the vacated gates in Terminal B?? Sell them, or is American taking them too?

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jun 16, 2005 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW After The Opening Of Terminal D
Replies: 17
Views: 4128

DFW After The Opening Of Terminal D

What does everybody think will happen to <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> after Terminal D is opened next month. My thoughts: -American will move into the gates vacated by the International Flights in Terminal B - Is it possible that the ot...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jun 16, 2005 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CUN Could Become An "Air Preclearance" Airport!
Replies: 34
Views: 6068

RE: CUN Could Become An "Air Preclearance" Airport!

I would add <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym> to the liest of airports that have no other scheduled international service. For a while, we had Air Cana...

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by Longhornmaniac
Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Master Plans For Future Terminal Expansion?
Replies: 17
Views: 4842

RE: Best Master Plans For Future Terminal Expansion?

As Blackhawk said, I hate to use my home airport as an example, but <acronym title="OLD: Austin - Robert Mueller Municipal (AUS / KAUS) (closed), USA - Texas AND CURRENT: Austin - Bergstrom International (AFB) (AUS / KBSM), USA - Texas">AUS</acronym> is going to be pretty impressive once its done. h...

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