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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: 85
Views: 10001

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: 69
Views: 4122

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: 1746

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: 9846

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: 3869

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: 3869

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: 5215

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 does United make money on airfares less than $100?
Replies: 41
Views: 6614

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: 642

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: 5335

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: 2804

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: 5371

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: 8488

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: 8004

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: 1694
Views: 326053

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: 42
Views: 9636

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: 4840

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: 1412

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: 1798

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: 8608

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: 2085

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: 85
Views: 14858

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: 226
Views: 55476

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: 128
Views: 12393

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: 128
Views: 12393

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??

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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: 128
Views: 12393

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: 128
Views: 12393

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: 128
Views: 12393

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: 128
Views: 12393

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: 128
Views: 12393

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: 128
Views: 12393

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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by September11
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12393

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Once the strike happened, the remaining 727-100s were dumped. There were maybe 110 727s total as of March 4, 1989. WOW...30th anniversary coming up By the way, no one has brought up the DC-10s. Were they still operating to the end? Or did those go to AA ? Eastern had two DC-10s after the strike. Ho...

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by September11
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12393

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

I'd like to add few notes here. When Eastern resumed service from pilot strike in 1989, some of Eastern D9Ss were still parked due to pilot shortage. Many veteran pilots opted to stay out of Eastern and newly hired Eastern pilots were still in training at that time. So, Continental operated some of ...

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by September11
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12393

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Some of the planes had different interiors but there was much inconsistency, a couple 727s had economy seats from Avianca for example after leases. Especially Eastern's DC-9-51s acquired from Muse Air in 1987 (N###MC). All blue leather seats, no rear galley. Eastern had few DC-9-32s from Texas Inte...

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by September11
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12393

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Some of the planes had different interiors but there was much inconsistency, a couple 727s had economy seats from Avianca for example after leases. Especially Eastern's DC-9-51s acquired from Muse Air in 1987 (N###MC). All blue leather seats, no rear galley. Eastern had few DC-9-32s from Texas Inte...

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by September11
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12393

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Cody wrote:

There are a couple of interesting things I have noticed about the February Official Airline Guide in regard to Eastern. Had the company survived there would have been new service to San Antonio, TX from Atlanta.


And Minneapolis

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by September11
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about the final year of Eastern
Replies: 128
Views: 12393

Re: Questions about the final year of Eastern

Love those three pictures... Very sad. Personally speaking, I flew on Eastern A-300 on January 13, 1991 (5 days before shutdown). The route was PDX-SEA-ATL. So, Eastern was operating A-300 flights until Friday, January 18, 1991 at 11:59 p.m. That week, after series of discussions with bankruptcy cou...

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by September11
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived airline livery.
Replies: 90
Views: 12021

Re: Shortest lived airline livery.

rajincajun01 wrote:
United’s post merger livery with Continental’s font.


Good catch!

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by September11
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines "WHISPERJET"
Replies: 45
Views: 8241

Re: Eastern Airlines "WHISPERJET"

Whisperliner idea is very 1960s and 1970s

Eastern A300 did not have "Whisperliner", just "A300"

No Whisperliner on Eastern bare metal, especially the 757

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by September11
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take American to Retire the TWA Brand?
Replies: 8
Views: 2131

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

well, have you see this plane?

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by September11
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Continental Airlines Headquarters at LAX to be torn down
Replies: 41
Views: 6491

Re: Former Continental Airlines Headquarters at LAX to be torn down

I didn't forget the story about Continental Vice President's suicide in that building

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by September11
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines adds CLT
Replies: 47
Views: 5042

Re: Spirit Airlines adds CLT

Good evening everybody, Here is the daily schedule for NK: Originator to EWR departs at 8AM Flight from EWR arrives at 10:45AM Then turns to BWI departing at 12:50PM Flight from BWI arrives at 3:05PM Then turns to MCO departing at 5:25PM Flight from MCO arrives at 7:14PM Then turns to FLL departing...

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by September11
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America flight 1200 heading back to PHX.
Replies: 21
Views: 6106

Re: America flight 1200 heading back to PHX.

Dazed767 wrote:
N961AN


This is her


Taken in Miami, June 2001

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by September11
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lastest Status of N772SW?
Replies: 3
Views: 1151

Re: Lastest Status of N772SW?

April 17 marks 1st anniversary of accident on N772SW

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by September11
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17174

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

jbs2886 wrote:
September11 wrote:
A333MSPtoAMS wrote:

Yes. It's listed as a Boeing 737-900.

Image


What is the problem?


A 737-900 doesn't fly SFO-SYD.


What should we do about it?

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by September11
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17174

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

I just got the change notification today and it saddens me as i was flying that route specifically to say i had flown SYD-IAH. But that's not all they changed. I was also notified that the outbound flight SFO-SYD will now be operated by a Boeing 737-900. 737-900 ?? Yes. It's listed as a Boeing 737-...

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by September11
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17174

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

A333MSPtoAMS wrote:
I just got the change notification today and it saddens me as i was flying that route specifically to say i had flown SYD-IAH.

But that's not all they changed. I was also notified that the outbound flight SFO-SYD will now be operated by a Boeing 737-900.


737-900 ??

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by September11
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Student Pilot Feeling Overwhelmed
Replies: 35
Views: 4404

Re: Feeling Overwhelmed

I'll say go for a flight attendant job

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