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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 465
Views: 26740

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

Off topic discussion and personal attacks don't belong in this forum. Please keep things respectful and on topic or the thread will have to be locked.

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Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 272
Views: 21288

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

I seriously doubt it. AA runs a pretty tight ramp staffing schedule, and it literally leaves almost no room for more than two or three extra flights at a time from scheduled activity. There's no way to handle an extra 6 flights gating early with the current staffing model. On another note, it looks...

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Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 272
Views: 21288

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

While shooting from the T4 car park, I noticed (and I remember now seeing it every other time I've been to PHX) that a number of morning arrivals land then 'park' on the ramp area to the north-west of the cross bridges. At one point there were seven or eight AA arrivals just parked there. Is this c...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 64
Views: 20151

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

How many posts from new members will need to be approved? I just made my second post but that is awaiting approval. This will be my third post and I'm about to press the 'SUBMIT' button as an experiment to see if this will also need approval. Does that apply to all first posts or only new threads? ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India asks pilots to not take controlled rest over Europe.
Replies: 39
Views: 10867

Re: Air India asks pilots to not take controlled rest over Europe.

This thread needs to stay on topic and without personal attacks or it will be locked. There is no reason this topic can't be discussed without insults and overly defensive comments, because they're completely unproductive.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10545

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

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This thread is regarding new ORD-SEA service. For users wishing to discuss potential impacts to DL's Detroit hub, please do so in the Detroit Air Service Thread or in a new thread.

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 841
Replies: 5
Views: 2370

Re: TWA 841

I'm not aware of any new insights, but I think there's no question that the pilot's ability to recover the aircraft prevented a major disaster. However, there certainly is dispute over the cause of the uncommanded roll. The potential for the pilots having intentionally engaged the slats, combined wi...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo
Replies: 260
Views: 38841

Re: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo

Please keep the thread on topic. As a reminder, this is regarding UA's decision to not order additional 77Ws, nor the A330neo. Please avoid Airbus vs. Boeing arguments, because it just leads to off topic discussion and personal attacks. Let's try to stick to United and their future widebody fleet th...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates reports 35% drop in bookings to US as a result of travel ban
Replies: 88
Views: 15350

Re: Emirates reports 35% drop in bookings to US as a result of travel ban

The thread title has been updated to more accurately reflect the situation. Just another reminder to forward all political statements to Non Av. This is not an attempt at censoring anyone's political opinions, it's a request to keep this forum engaged in Civil Aviation discussion. Forum rules make i...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates reports 35% drop in bookings to US as a result of travel ban
Replies: 88
Views: 15350

Re: Emirates reports 35% drop in traffic to US as a result of travel ban

As mentioned by BobPatterson , the link below is regarding the same topic in the Non Av Forum, which is where all political commentary relating to this subject belongs . Since this does present new information from Tim Clark, this thread will remain open. However, political comments MUST be made in ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UA fly to CGK/KUL?
Replies: 56
Views: 5549

Re: Will UA fly to CGK/KUL?

In a word: No. There just isn't a significant enough of a draw from the US to either market. There isn't even a direct BKK flight to the US, and that would occur far sooner than CGK or KUL. All of which would be unlikely to happen on UA. MH is in no position to fly to the US, and I believe that Indo...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Max winds recorded?
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Max winds recorded?

[ although apparently the highest gust ever recorded was 220kt on Barrow Island, Australia by an automated station during a tropical storm in 1996. Since that's just about faster than the theoretical top speed of a Bugatti Veyron, I'm thinking that I want no part of that! I wouldn't refer to that a...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta/ Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For
Replies: 38
Views: 2487

Re: Delta/ Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For

This thread has shifted rather dramatically off topic. As a reminder, this is regarding Delta being named one of the best companies to work for. That has nothing to do with scheduling, cancelations, delays, etc. Please keep the thread on topic.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Max winds recorded?
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Max winds recorded?

Came across this today : CYYT 112029Z 23050G//KT 2SM -SN DRSN SQ OVC020 M05/M10 A2888 RMK SC8 CIG ESTD POWER FAILER WND ESTD SLP789 CYYT 112000Z 23049G//KT 15SM SQ BKN020 M05/M09 RMK SC6 CIG ESTD POWER OUT WND ESTD CYYT 111907Z 26049G85KT 5SM -SN DRSN SQ OVC005 M05/M10 A2871 RMK SC8 PRESRR SLP730 C...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to announce new Bay Area routes
Replies: 160
Views: 14220

Re: AS to Begin ABQ-SFO Nonstop

As an aside, if this like other thread about the recent SFO expansion are locked, could the mods rename the existing thread? As it says SJC expansion and doesn't mention SFO, I'm sure a lot of people overlook it. I agree. Separate threads could continue to pop up re: all the new AS service just ann...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 272
Views: 21288

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

They have 24 gates in DEN (same as PHX). There's an article on azcentral (attached below) where the WN president does indicate that they may be giving up gates on their other concourses: http://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/airlines/2017/03/08/southwest-airlines-expanding-phoenix/98920440/ And yet...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 272
Views: 21288

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Are we sure WN is going to continue to occupy all of S3 and S4 once S1 is completed? It seems to me WN could move operations to S1, S2, and maybe trade some gates on S3 and/or S4 with carriers that currently are operating out of N4 to give them some international gates. The only station in the WN s...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 wake turbulence sends Business jet into 10,000ft dive, causes engines to flameout
Replies: 33
Views: 18631

Re: A380 wake turbulence sends Business jet into 10,000ft dive, causes engines to flameout

What is the separation required by aircraft? I was flying on a 737 the other day and saw a plane pass by going in the opposite direction pretty close. It was lower and it's hard to tell depth, but is was closer than I expected. We were at cruise altitude over Kansas. 1,000 feet vertical below FL410...

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by atcsundevil
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 wake turbulence sends Business jet into 10,000ft dive, causes engines to flameout
Replies: 33
Views: 18631

Re: A380 wake turbulence sends Business jet into 10,000ft dive, causes engines to flameout

In the words of Jeremy Clarkson, "poo was shooting out!" Incidents like this will probably lead to increased separation standards around Super aircraft. Operationally it would suck to require 2,000 feet vertical separation -- it would be like the old days of pre RVSM between FL290-FL410 --...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 359
Views: 50686

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

77W N2333U After induction in SFO this ac ferried up to SEA on the 25th and has been there till now. Today it's going back to PAE as UA2701. 2701 is a odd flight # as normal ferrys are 21xx series. Something's afoot :?: :bouncy: Check engine light? Return it to the dealer! Seriously though, that do...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 272
Views: 21288

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

The majority of HA's departures use 8/26. 262 of the last 364 departures have used 8/26, or about 72%. This has been the case ever since HA moved their gate to the north side of T3. 7L/25R does see the bulk of the airport's departures, however. Ah -- it's been a few years since I worked there, so c...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 272
Views: 21288

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Hi, I'm visiting Phoenix next week and I hoping to get some shots of the Hawaiian flight leaving. I understand this is scheduled to leave at 8am, but can anyone help with the most likely runway to be used? Thanks! Better than 90% of the time, it'll be 7L. The airport tends to be in East Flow in the...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Saudi king travels with 460 tons of luggage and a gold escalator
Replies: 37
Views: 10336

Re: The Saudi king travels with 460 tons of luggage and a gold escalator

A lot of the discussion has moved away from a civil aviation topic, so the thread will be locked. Users wishing to continue discussion on this topic unrelated to civil aviation can do so in the Non Aviation Forum.

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by atcsundevil
Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA POLARIS, 77W EWR/SFO?
Replies: 9
Views: 3800

Re: UA POLARIS, 77W EWR/SFO?

This topic belongs in Travel, so it has been moved.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Saudi king travels with 460 tons of luggage and a gold escalator
Replies: 37
Views: 10336

Re: The Saudi king travels with 460 tons of luggage and a gold escalator

What is funny is the article that have no reference and credibility, and what is funnier is those people who believe it. What is really true and registered is the US president travel, he travel with 2 Jumbo Jets, he take with him Helicopter and several cars, and dozens of entourage that include doc...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of ULCC Service in Albuqerque?
Replies: 13
Views: 1288

Re: Chances of ULCC Service in Albuqerque?

I think that G4 AZA-ABQ is highly unlikely. It just isn't in keeping with their portfolio at AZA. LAS was a very rare exception because that serves as hub-to-hub, and it also pulls from a large number of Phoenix passengers. ABQ doesn't have the same draw to adequately compete with existing service f...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India claim a new world record.
Replies: 28
Views: 8190

Re: Air India claim a new world record.

This thread needs to stay on topic and free of politics, or it will be locked.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan National Carrier Sells Air-Worthy Plane To German Museum, Deal Questioned
Replies: 12
Views: 3506

Re: Pakistan National Carrier Sells Air-Worthy Plane To German Museum, Deal Questioned

Why is this a story? The A310 is about as obsolete as it gets. Receiving $5 million for it is -- at most -- about all they'd get in scrap value anyway. I can only assume this is politically motivated, but with the various issues in Pakistan, I fail to understand why this is any kind of priority.

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by atcsundevil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vijay Mallya Blames Faulty Engines For Kingfisher Airlines Collapse
Replies: 13
Views: 3375

Re: Vijay Mallya Blames Faulty Engines For Kingfisher Airlines Collapse

This coming from a man who continued to own a private jet, a massive yacht, and a Formula 1 team even though his employees went for months without a paycheck. This is just a ploy to deflect from the fact that he ran his company into the ground, but suffered little because of it.

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by atcsundevil
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA pat-downs about to become more invasive
Replies: 27
Views: 3652

Re: TSA pat-downs about to become more invasive

What does it matter. Why should the crew be subjected to such BS, when you already trust them with the aircraft. Let me preface this by saying I don't disagree with you in principle, but allow me to play devil's advocate for a moment. Instances like 4U9525 or MS990 aside, since it's unlikely increa...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA pat-downs about to become more invasive
Replies: 27
Views: 3652

Re: TSA pat-downs about to become more invasive

Not trying to be a douche here but you said they emit radio waves.. HF radio waves.. that's radiation.. albeit different kind its still radiation.. I was trying to avoid getting too technical, but since you did, I guess I will. Millimeter wavelength radiation is a subset of the microwave radio freq...

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by atcsundevil
Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA pat-downs about to become more invasive
Replies: 27
Views: 3652

Re: TSA pat-downs about to become more invasive

And for those of you that minimize the radiation the scatter machines expose us to, we would be exposed to it on a daily basis AND we already have a higher rate of cancer in our ranks due to increased radiation levels at altitude. Believe me, I wasn't a fan of the Backscatter X-ray scanners (I live...

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by atcsundevil
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Says No Effect on Revenue from Trump, Attacks ME3
Replies: 52
Views: 5344

Re: AA Says No Effect on Revenue from Trump, Attacks ME3

A reminder to users: this is the Civil Aviation Forum, so please keep political comments out of this thread in accordance with forum rules.

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - March 2017
Replies: 175
Views: 10084

India Aviation Thread - March 2017

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Front gear ripped off from an AA MD80
Replies: 7
Views: 2200

Re: Front gear ripped off from an AA MD80

That's just painful to watch. I have no experience on the ramp, but incidents like this seem to stem from pure negligence and lack of attention to detail. Maybe if he hadn't have just floored it, he wouldn't have effectively written off an airplane.

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 772 in UA maintenance hangar at SFO?
Replies: 49
Views: 9004

Re: AF 772 in UA maintenance hangar at SFO?

UA was the best they could do? United has an excellent maintenance base at SFO. Most major airlines operate top notch maintenance divisions, like Lufthansa Technik or Delta TechOps, but United is absolutely no exception to this. They are more than capable of performing any maintenance or repair on ...

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by atcsundevil
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air COO: In talks with Delta for JV
Replies: 82
Views: 9519

Re: Korean Air COO: In talks with Delta for JV

The discussion in this thread is regarding a potential new JV between Delta and Korean. It is not a discussion on Detroit or their plans in Detroit. A discussion on that topic can take place in its own thread should anyone wish to start one. In the mean time, please keep this thread on topic. ✈️ atc...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 Add 5 More Routes, Including OKC-LAX
Replies: 16
Views: 2471

Re: G4 Add 5 More Routes, Including OKC-LAX

Allegiant isn't in the business of stealing traffic from the US3, they primarily serve underserved markets which the majors don't bother with. 2 weekly service won't steal traffic from AA or UA, but 21 weekly from AA/UA will take more from Allegiant. Exactly. They serve a niche set of passengers. T...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to go ultra-high density on some 777's (rumour)
Replies: 8
Views: 3561

Re: CX to go ultra-high density on some 777's (rumour)

It seems to me that it might be better for their brand to place these aircraft with Cathay Dragon instead, but I understand the need to shift to higher density aircraft in general. LCC competition in the region is voracious, and legacies need to adapt to compete. That said, I'm glad these will only ...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Turbulence Getting Worse?
Replies: 29
Views: 3530

Re: Is Turbulence Getting Worse?

I think it is. Before 2010, it seemed like turbulence wasn't all that common, most of the time it was light chop and nothing more than mild. These days I can't remember the last time that I was on a flight with zero turbulence (even the lightest chop counts), and it is getting more frequent and sev...

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by atcsundevil
Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Turbulence Getting Worse?
Replies: 29
Views: 3530

Re: tubulence is getting worse

Technologies with weather prediction and reporting have advanced quite a bit in recent years, actually. My understanding is that most of the advancement has come from the airline dispatch and planning side -- finding optimal routings working with and around significant weather -- and weather predict...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reason for your Favourite aircraft bias?
Replies: 47
Views: 1794

Re: Reason for your Favourite aircraft bias?

You have a point, I know I'll insult lots of you with this comment but in my opinion, B747s are way more dangerous than A340, considering their crash records, the A340 has never had a fatality while B747, I don't wanna count, but I guess your right about the 747-8 (Oh and the safety record thing wa...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Long Signatures
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Long Signatures

Is there any way some users' signatures could be edited so that they don't expand the page? Look in this thread: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=19382267#p19382267 It makes for a really bad experience, whether it's on my 15 inch MacBook Pro with a Chrome window already almost full sc...

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by atcsundevil
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and KE discussing JV
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: DL and KE discussing JV

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by atcsundevil
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NGs Without winglets and/or Still With Eyebrow Windows
Replies: 28
Views: 4458

Re: 737NGs Without winglets and/or Still With Eyebrow Windows

Lacking winglets -- All 69 737-600 aircraft, of which at least 9 have already been scrapped 148 737-700, with 14 being E-7 Wedgetail aircraft, and a further 32 having been broken up 213 737-800, 76 of which are P-8 Poseidon, and 3 parted out I'm not sure it's really fair to include the P-8 on that ...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reason for your Favourite aircraft bias?
Replies: 47
Views: 1794

Re: Reason for your Favourite aircraft bias?

Well, I flew mostly Boeing during my lifetime (YYZ-HKG) but being Canadian, I like bombardier. But between Airbus and BOEING, I like airbus, mainly because of the A340, like why can't Boeing roll out a 4-engine jet these days, like the last POPULAR one was the 707 which is older than 747 and the 74...

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by atcsundevil
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do some regional jets not have airline branding?
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Re: Why do some regional jets not have airline branding?

It gives the regional carrier flexibility to cover aircraft out of service for maintenance or for contracts needing temporary additional lift (although numbers contracted are usually specifically enumerated). In this instance, SkyWest flies the CRJ200 for United, Delta, and American. If a Delta Conn...

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