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by IAHFLYR
Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About CO 73G?
Replies: 12
Views: 3419

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: 5412

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: 3419

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: 3419

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: 5348

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: 3419

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: 3057

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: 7097

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: 3953

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: 3655

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: 3655

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: 3655

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: 8569

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: 3655

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: 3696

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: 4711

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: 2284

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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by IAHFLYR
Tue Sep 27, 2005 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Starting Fort Myers?
Replies: 4
Views: 2284

RE: Southwest Starting Fort Myers?

Yep.....was in <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW / KRSW), USA - Florida">RSW</acronym> 10 days ago and the new terminal has <acronym title="Air Namibia">SW</acronym> ticket counter all done. They will fly about 5 flights a day if my thinker is working still...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Sep 27, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Another Step In ILS? Is This Possible?
Replies: 17
Views: 6568

RE: Another Step In ILS? Is This Possible?

Southwest using the HUD has ops spec approval to handfly CAT III approaches.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Sep 27, 2005 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any 74F Operators Offering Pax Service Upstairs?
Replies: 17
Views: 2936

RE: Any 74F Operators Offering Pax Service Upstairs?

CargoLux used to but not sure since 9/11.

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Sep 27, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last Airline You Flew On
Replies: 180
Views: 12973

RE: Last Airline You Flew On

CO1777, B738 on 9/22/05 from PHL to IAH.

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by IAHFLYR
Wed Sep 14, 2005 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG The Next CLE?
Replies: 63
Views: 4021

RE: CVG The Next CLE?

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by IAHFLYR
Wed Sep 14, 2005 11:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Continental 737-800 Autoland
Replies: 2
Views: 5310

RE: Continental 737-800 Autoland

Double YES and YES as for most all their fleet autoland!

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Sep 03, 2005 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY, GPT Relief Flights
Replies: 53
Views: 4649

RE: MSY, GPT Relief Flights

The comment about closest ATC being <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> is just not correct. There are some controllers at <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acron...

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Sep 03, 2005 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airlines To Operate MSY Refugee Flights
Replies: 83
Views: 9628

RE: U.S. Airlines To Operate MSY Refugee Flights

Here is the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> press release talking about the 1,000 tickets. Continental Airlines Provides Relief for Hurricane Victims * Will donate 1,000 tickets for resettlement travel; * Waives advance purchase requirement for travelers from Alabama, Louisi...

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Sep 03, 2005 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY, GPT Relief Flights
Replies: 53
Views: 4649

RE: MSY, GPT Relief Flights

Astrodome is full as of 9/2/05 per the city fire marshall for long term shelter of the Superdome evacuees

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Sep 03, 2005 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY, GPT Relief Flights
Replies: 53
Views: 4649

RE: MSY, GPT Relief Flights

The limited ramp space and runway length for RWY 1/19 (only open) is about 7,000' so they had asked for narrow body jets into <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym>. It is pretty much a VFR airport unless the operator ...

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Sep 03, 2005 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Airlines To Operate MSY Refugee Flights
Replies: 83
Views: 9628

RE: U.S. Airlines To Operate MSY Refugee Flights

Great News, sure hope the gov't at some point in the future provides the fuel and covers the cost for these flights.

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by IAHFLYR
Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upgrades On DL
Replies: 6
Views: 2525

RE: Upgrades On DL

GSPSPOT on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> you can purchase the ticket and then upgrade using miles with some exceptions....like if you buy the lowest priced ticket if you are not Elite in the OnePass or Worldperks program you can't even upgrade using miles. On some internat...

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by IAHFLYR
Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN: Airports With At Least 50 Flts Per Day?
Replies: 8
Views: 5006

RE: WN: Airports With At Least 50 Flts Per Day?

Yeah their scheduling dept would be the best source as some flights may not fly all days of the week. Also the number of flights Bond007 showed will be substancially different today than last week as <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Loui...

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by IAHFLYR
Fri Sep 02, 2005 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Specific Reg. Request Aircraft
Replies: 5
Views: 2557

RE: Continental Specific Reg. Request Aircraft

CO is pretty good with keeping their schedule of what ship number will fly what segment barring any unforseen wx, maint, or delay issue, so you might get lucky finding out soon. You also may find that 752 with winglets as they do get to <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), US...

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by IAHFLYR
Wed Aug 24, 2005 10:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Or CO?
Replies: 12
Views: 4187

RE: AA Or CO?

Like Newark777, my house is 20 minutes from <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>'s largest HUB operation at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> so I fly them. I believe the OnePass program is the best <acronym title="Tow...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Aug 02, 2005 1:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 250kias Speed Restriction - Strictly Enforced?
Replies: 28
Views: 6503

RE: 250kias Speed Restriction - Strictly Enforced?

Great topic....and RALGHA is correct, Houston TRACON did have the ability to assign speeds greater than 250 KIAS for departures ONLY for about 6 years until some alphabet group got FAA flight standards to cancel based upon 1 reported bird strike with a departure doing 280 KIAS at 8,000'. The program...

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Ride On The B722?
Replies: 5
Views: 4583

RE: Best Ride On The B722?

When you leave <acronym title="Cancun - International (CUN / MMUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym> make sure to sit on the leftside of the a/c as most departures are from Runway 12, fly runway heading till over the water and then slow northerly turn along the beach till abeam Isla Mujeres and Fiesta American...

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Jul 21, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Slogans
Replies: 137
Views: 13109

RE: Airline Slogans

CO - Work hard fly right
WN - You are free to move about the country

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Should I Fly On Alaska?
Replies: 25
Views: 4388

RE: Where Should I Fly On Alaska?

Your destinations are unlimited as I believe you can aslo use miles on code share airline partners.  Cool

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Jul 21, 2005 2:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: IAH-PHX-RNO And Back (pics)
Replies: 13
Views: 6040

RE: IAH-PHX-RNO And Back (pics)

Loved the report, gotta enjoy those TRW's in Texas. Your approach to 26L/R is a real good possibilty but since 59 is about 2.7 nm from 26L threshold, that is not too bad to change runways instead of taxing around for 20 extra minutes, lots of crews desire that if available on final....and to be almo...

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by IAHFLYR
Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Great Airport Restaurants
Replies: 32
Views: 10790

RE: Great Airport Restaurants

For viewing hard to beat these 2 spots although neither in airport or on airport! <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>...approach end of 24R, grab a seat outside at the In-n-Out burger then of course BEST views, the little hut on the beach in St. ...

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by IAHFLYR
Wed Jul 20, 2005 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego: Something I Have Never Seen Before
Replies: 22
Views: 9402

RE: San Diego: Something I Have Never Seen Before

That does sound strange but with that weather bet they are below mins for any approach to Runway 27....as for taking off on 27, just a guess here, the 190/07 on the wind may make it somewhat 1/4ing tailwind and the climb gradient required for t/o on 9 to great with the buildings east of the airport ...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Jul 19, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico After Emily?
Replies: 10
Views: 1768

RE: Mexico After Emily?

Looks like <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> has resumed flights from <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> to <acronym title="Cancun - International (CUN / MMUN), Mexico">CUN</acronym>. A friend of mine left <acronym t...

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 16 Pix Poll: USA Majors - Current Tail Logo Design
Replies: 62
Views: 4560

RE: 16 Pix Poll: USA Majors - Current Tail Logo De

I hate when you have to proof something and still mess it up...Peter MAX is what I actually meant to say...MAX!  Smile

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by IAHFLYR
Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 16 Pix Poll: USA Majors - Current Tail Logo Design
Replies: 62
Views: 4560

RE: 16 Pix Poll: USA Majors - Current Tail Logo De

Great idea for the poll. I would give <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> first place with runner-up to <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym>, both very crisp and easy to spot. But what about the mass of different paint jobs carriers have, very few with all planes ...

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Jul 16, 2005 4:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 Take Off Roll Less Than Smaller Planes?
Replies: 32
Views: 8238

RE: 757 Take Off Roll Less Than Smaller Planes?

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL Parallel Runways Independent?
Replies: 17
Views: 2679

RE: STL Parallel Runways Independent?

If the weather is IFR the visual chance is pretty slim if controlling factor is low ceiling. The mess that is flight standards criteria effectively reduces all the wonderful RNP ability that airplanes have today that could enhance capacity NOW.

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Jun 25, 2005 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL Parallel Runways Independent?
Replies: 17
Views: 2679

RE: STL Parallel Runways Independent?

Timz you are correct with the 4,300' for duals, can go down to 3,400' with a high update RADAR monitor but, KSTL last I knew totally dependent in IFR weather.

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by IAHFLYR
Sat Jun 25, 2005 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport With Most Parallel Runways?
Replies: 52
Views: 19000

RE: Airport With Most Parallel Runways?

Left out of mention or at least I could not find any mention...<acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>...one of a small number of airports in the USA that operate "TRIPS" simultaneous approaches IFR or VFR weather to Runways <acronym title="Gra...

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