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by crownvic
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)
Replies: 16
Views: 1248

Re: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)

klm617 wrote:
How about Boston ?


yes we have a winner....Boston..especially with the Palm Tree in the picture...

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by crownvic
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Daily 17 hour DORNIER 228 flights Bahamas/Portugal
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Re: Daily 17 hour DORNIER 228 flights Bahamas/Portugal

paullam wrote:
Well all I see are two daily Dornier 228 flights to Cascais which is just north of Lisbon.

on the departures tab hit "more"

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by crownvic
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Daily 17 hour DORNIER 228 flights Bahamas/Portugal
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Daily 17 hour DORNIER 228 flights Bahamas/Portugal

Im thinking it must be a software glitch but can anyone explain the daily 17 hour Dornier 228 flights between Portugal Portimao Airport (Montes de Alvor) [LPPM] and Bahamas New Bight Airport (New Bight, Cat Island) [MYCB]..If you go into arrivals and departures it gives detailed flight information o...

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by crownvic
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)
Replies: 16
Views: 1248

Re: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)

Im going with either Tampa or WPBeach. Is the pilot standing on the wing or is it an illusion?

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by crownvic
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ditching a high wing aircraft-would it roll inverted?
Replies: 10
Views: 900

Re: Ditching a high wing aircraft-would it roll inverted?

One thing it wouldn’t do is roll over, wings will ensure that happen. Gear down likely pitchpole, though. The C-5 ditch modeling showed it would float somewhat nose low. IIRC, aft gear extended to act brakes on impact. GF Wouldn't lowering the aft gear pull the nose down and cause a potential pitch...

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by crownvic
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?
Replies: 23
Views: 6630

Re: Etihad new livery on the B787-10?

BinTamim1 wrote:
maybe for F1 | Abu Dhabi Grand Prix!!


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Internal source: Confirmed it is the new F1 livery. The whole aircraft is in a monochrome F1 livery.

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by crownvic
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 538
Views: 59830

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

The last scheduled MD roundtrip looks to be flights 2 and 3 on November 28, LAS-FAT-LAS. November 28, 2018 Flight #2 dep LAS 12:05pm arr FAT 1:12pm Flight #3 dep FAT 1:57pm arr LAS 3:03pm I haven't heard details yet, but it is rumored there will be a few special things connected with that roundtrip...

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by crownvic
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I love dogs, but...
Replies: 8
Views: 946

Re: I love dogs, but...

I had a passenger on a Frontier LAS-MCO flight sit next to me carrying a 50-60 pd dog with no service ID of any kind . The dog sat on his lap facing me the whole flight as I was in the window seat and he had the middle seat. For the entire flight I endured drooling, dog breath and gas for 4.5 hrs an...

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by crownvic
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Miss Between two DC-3 in Rural Colombia?
Replies: 15
Views: 2236

Re: Near Miss Between two DC-3 in Rural Colombia?

Great stuff! This is real aviation...

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by crownvic
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed
Replies: 102
Views: 11167

Re: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed

I had a passenger on a Frontier LAS-MCO flight sit next to me carrying a 50-60 pd dog with no service ID of any kind . The dog sat on his lap facing me the whole flight as I was in the window seat and he had the middle seat. For the entire flight I endured drooling, dog breath and gas for 4.5 hrs an...

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by crownvic
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5
Replies: 44
Views: 7035

Re: TW Connie being moved from ME to NY to become bar at TWA Hotel/JFK T5

This thread seems to have surpassed that one in length And the nonsensical thread "AirTran: What would it be like today" thread has 48 participants and climbing. It just goes to show you how little interest there is in classic civil aviation, which is quite a shame. Hundreds of people use...

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by crownvic
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLSE
Replies: 94
Views: 11190

Re: OAG Changes 10/7/2018:AA +CLTRAP,+DFW-HRL/EYW, Drops CLTTUS,CZMMIA;AI Drops EWRLHR;B6 +BOSPSP;DE Drops AUS;DL +DTWLS

I think we all saw Condor dropping the Austin route at some point. I feel bad for Condor. They are being used as R&D by the other carriers. A lot of AA PHL cuts in January. Some just a carry over from last year, some not. Not all that surprising. But I still don't understand less than daily fli...

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by crownvic
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Congress: Banned phone calls on planes
Replies: 61
Views: 5267

Re: US Congress: Banned phone calls on planes

I will never understand why people are so hypocritical about talking on planes. People talk in the car, on the bus, on the train, in the office, yet all of a sudden, do it on a plane and you’re the worst person alive. Well lets use our head: 1) If you are in a car, you are more than likely with peo...

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by crownvic
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)
Replies: 100
Views: 12973

Re: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)

Didn't the taxi industry fight any extension to the airport? No. The monorail is a bust, with ridership levels nowhere close to projections. Although some still push for an airport extension, cost-benefit analysis continue to show that it wouldn’t make sense. A couple could take a Lyft/Uber directl...

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by crownvic
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 816
Views: 118864

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

BlatantEcho wrote:
For what it’s worth, I love this thread. Such cool updates and insight into equipment management at a global airline.


I agree however as previously mentioned with the 747 gone, to me its lost its appeal..I enjoyed monitoring the 747 charter movements..Thank you to hkcanadaexpat for the updates..

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by crownvic
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did QF purchase two 747-400s from MH and one from OZ
Replies: 36
Views: 10819

Re: Why did QF purchase two 747-400s from MH and one from OZ

There are also cases of many "behind the scenes" transactions, where the purchase is solely for parts, never intending to place the aircraft into the flying fleet. For example, I remember a few years back, Delta was buying several 747 types from Korean Air including 747-300s. Again, these ...

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by crownvic
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)
Replies: 100
Views: 12973

Re: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)

There is room to add at least 2 extra runways at LAS, but it would require the following: ⋅ Realignment of Las Vegas Boulevard between the Mandalay Bay Casino and I-215 ⋅ Realignment of Sunset Road between Las Vegas Boulevard and Eastern Avenue ⋅ Realignment or tunneli...

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by crownvic
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 86
Views: 5797

Re: 2018 NCAA Football Charters

Im just curious as to why a majority of the college teams travelling to Gainesville Florida to play the Florida Gators choose to land at Ocala Airport vs. Gainesville Regional Airport. It is approxiamately 45 miles away and could take up to an hour depending on traffic...I can only guess that all h...

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by crownvic
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 86
Views: 5797

Re: 2018 NCAA Football Charters

Im just curious as to why a majority of the college teams travelling to Gainesville Florida to play the Florida Gators choose to land at Ocala Airport vs. Gainesville Regional Airport. It is approxiamately 45 miles away and could take up to an hour depending on traffic...I can only guess that all ho...

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by crownvic
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)
Replies: 100
Views: 12973

Re: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)

Do they really need a whole new airport? There's a ton of land east of Concourse D that looks like it's just storage/RON space. Even if they're desperate, they can have planes park there and bus passengers over. The plan for the reason of the new airport has changed many times over the years. Event...

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by crownvic
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Lake City to JFK?
Replies: 10
Views: 2246

Re: JetBlue Lake City to JFK?

Lots of activity at that airport mostly involving A320’s however I have seen UAL 764’s there too..

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by crownvic
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 16411

Re: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO

I’m a Challenger 350 driver and was a passenger on this flight. Definitely was not a flameout, rollback, or precautionary shutdown. I was in the window seat directly aft of the right wing. Climbing through FL180 there was a solid bang followed by flames and sparks exiting the number 2 engine. I did...

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by crownvic
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 5917

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

So far we have the following: "If the forecast has Charleston getting hit hard enough by the hurricane, Boeing would most likely ferry the flyable frames to other locations throughout the country. However, if the storm does not pose a big enough threat, I do not see Boeing doing this"........

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by crownvic
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada dash 8-100
Replies: 46
Views: 5731

Re: Air Canada dash 8-100

Internet is your friend. planespotters.net has fleet listings and statistics. Here is a link to AC Jazz for a start...they are not in service according to this link. Not sure what other airlines are flying the -100 for AC though... https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Air-Canada-Jazz You may need ...

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by crownvic
Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 8527

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

I would consider it a crash due to the substantial amount of damage. Would people prefer I change the title to "pranged"?! "UTAir B737 landing accident at Sochi" would be more appropriate. In aviation, "crash" usually means plummeting to the ground regardless of what o...

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by crownvic
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airline Has The Most Planes Airborne/ % of Fleet at Any Given Time
Replies: 22
Views: 3083

Re: Which Airline Has The Most Planes Airborne/ % of Fleet at Any Given Time

simple..just go to flightaware and monitor live tracking by airline or aircraft..It puts it in sequential order from highest to lowest real time 24 hrs a day.

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by crownvic
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Orders Shades Down for Taxi and Takeoff
Replies: 59
Views: 12199

Re: DL Orders Shades Down for Taxi and Takeoff

In the last 2 weeks I have taken 10 Delta/Skywest/GoJet branded flights. Every single flight on taxi to the gate ‘To better serve our next guests feel more comfortable we kindly ask you open your air vents and close your window shades’ or something to that wording. That’s on every flight, not one d...

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by crownvic
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge Flight B763 1604 landed at KBTV Burlington Vermont
Replies: 26
Views: 4904

Re: Air Canada Rouge Flight B763 1604 landed at KBTV Burlington Vermont

these diversion anomalies happen all the time on Flightradar 24..yet that actual diversion never happens, it is some type of glitch when the aircraft is passing over a particular area where as the pilots probably input a navigation change or route change reentered into a computer and its detected as...

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by crownvic
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shrinking First Class pitch??
Replies: 19
Views: 1832

Re: Shrinking First Class pitch??

DLs seat pitch in domestic "First Class" has become an absolute joke. It is comparable to what economy was in the 70s. It is very uncomfortable and of course, you will always get the jackass in front of you that has to put their seat back the entire flight.

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by crownvic
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to move from New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Listing to NASDAQ
Replies: 24
Views: 4977

Re: United to Remove New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Listing

General Electric (GE) did it as well in June.

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by crownvic
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL ORD hub in the 80's?
Replies: 31
Views: 3102

Re: DL ORD hub in the 80's?

Not sure but I think Delta had exclusive rights to Florida from ORD in the 1980s. These days they do have a nice profile from ORD as well. Exclusive rights? Highly doubtful. That was the idea of the Deregulation Act of 1978. Everyone could fly wherever they wanted. Even slot controlled airports had...

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by crownvic
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.
Replies: 56
Views: 11963

Re: 5 B747 and one A330 of Virgin at Orlando airport today ( video ) all at the same time.

If only the Brits would start tipping then all would be fine, they along with the Canadians DON'T TIP

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by crownvic
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 Diverted to Deer Valley AZ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1915

A321 Diverted to Deer Valley AZ?

I was reading about a small plane crash today in Phoenix when they showed the airport it took off from Phoenix Deer Valley..The reporter mentioned it was used mainly by student pilots so I went into Flightaware to see what type of aircraft use it and 99% were light single engine aircraft. However in...

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by crownvic
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last MD-90 produced stored.
Replies: 76
Views: 13303

Re: Last MD-90 produced stored.

There is a response to the Sam Chui article from Matt (first response) I’ve discussed this story (and the Flight Global story) with several friends at Delta TechOps in Atlanta over the weekend, as well as a few in management at Delta HQ…and everyone agrees that no one in the ‘aviation media’ realm ...

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by crownvic
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20 dead in Junkers Ju 52 crash in Switzerland
Replies: 121
Views: 25995

Re: 20 dead in Junkers Ju 52 crash in Switzerland

What the hell is wrong with you people on this forum? I just find it amazing the level most of you stoop to, to make a point. A plane has crashed and people have died. There is far more bickering about everything but the actual crash itself. Grow up already!

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by crownvic
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bigboy AN-225 Myria in a casual low pass?
Replies: 32
Views: 6020

Re: Bigboy AN-225 Myria in a casual low pass?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnmhgMNWd8E

now lets wait and see when the next a.netter post the exact same video without reading this thread. Its coming..
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here is the amazing video of where that photo came from..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnmhgMNWd8E

now lets wait and see when the next a.netter post the exact same video without reading this thread. Its coming..

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by crownvic
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA line up at JFK photo.
Replies: 127
Views: 27489

Re: BA line up at JFK photo.

With their Huge daily services from the UK and the Open Skies offering what is the highest amount of BA planes on the ground at JFK at its peak? I've seen a picture on line of 3x 744 in a row with a 767 at the gates, wondering if there's a pic that beats this? Bo)am How about 5 Virgin 747-400's at ...

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by crownvic
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAD-TLV
Replies: 118
Views: 15484

Re: UA announces IAD-TLV

Boof02671 wrote:
And yet AA couldn’t make PHL-TLV work, or so they said.


Would be a nice 787 route now.

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by crownvic
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 13185

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

Ive wondered this as well, I think its profit based than anything else. You get A330s/777s used in Asia on high demand domestic routes all the time, however I think you can make more profit filling a A321 99% 8 times a day vs a A330 80% 4 times a day. Yes, don't let the dishonest airlines think the...

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by crownvic
Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28345

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

You're right, I was misinformed. Would you like a participation trophy? I’m sorry, I usually just roll my eyes and move on but I feel compelled to ask about this. Why do you feel it’s necessary to make a snide remark about someone who corrected you on a factually incorrect statement that you made? ...

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by crownvic
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28345

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

KICT wrote:
No doubt; I just think that a metro area like ORF (which is larger than Las Vegas, population-wise) could support a less-than-daily A320NEO flight to Europe.


Sorry, but you are not even close on that comment. Latest population figures are:
Metro Norfolk 1.7M
Metro LV 2.5M

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by crownvic
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *Video Only* Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Orlando to Belfast - VIDEO
Replies: 6
Views: 2597

Re: *Video Only* Virgin Atlantic 747-400 Orlando to Belfast - VIDEO

great report, enjoyed the video very much..

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by crownvic
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20481

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

A passenger filmed the crash https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk7XV-_GQxM please change your username as you are an embarrassment to one of the best movies of all time. Why do you post a repeat video that has already been posted on page one? Another documented A.netter in a rush to post without read...

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by crownvic
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20481

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

I would in a heart beat! I would jump at the opportunity with any vintage aircraft. We all have a different perspective on our risk of our lives. If I die in a vintage airliner, I died doing what I loved. If I die crashing a car at 200 mph, the same applies. At the same time, you won't get me to pa...

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by crownvic
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20481

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

Oh gosh … look .. another one. https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/21/us/historic-airplane-crash-texas-trnd/index.html If anyone is drinking, it maybe you. Your F27500 name pretty much makes you rather hypocritical. Sorry, Papi .. but liking/admiring a particular type of plane is a WHOLE different thing th...

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by crownvic
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA mocks passenger who reported masturbating neighbor
Replies: 59
Views: 11825

Re: UA FA mocks passenger who reported masturbating neighbor

How much $ does she want for pain and suffering as well as irreversible mental trauma....the only reason it has resurfaced after a month was the refund denial. Pics of the complainant on other sites describe her as one of those useless instagram models and half her pics she is half naked...

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by crownvic
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shades drawn
Replies: 13
Views: 2197

Re: Shades drawn

I just got off a night flight DTW-LAS...The first thing the person did in front of me did as soon as she sat down, was lower her shades. What is the motivation for somebody to do this? A night departure with a night landing. Was she afraid of the Las Vegas strip lights upon arrival? Shades down on ...

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by crownvic
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying plane in video
Replies: 7
Views: 1516

Re: Help identifying plane in video

llintner wrote:
I think its a Partenavia P.68


You are correct Sir! That is what it is...GA aircraft that first flew in 1970.

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by crownvic
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SDQ 1983
Replies: 11
Views: 1917

Re: SDQ 1983

Check this out: http://www.michaelprophet.com/News_articles/SantoDomino.html If you are into vintage airliners, moving to SDQ in 1983 would have been the best move on the planet. After the U.S. banned Stage 1 jets for noise abatement reasons, SDQ became a hot spot for heavy piston airliners transpo...

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