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by jmc1975
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 502
Views: 46301

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

WN planning on giving up C1,C2,C11 & C12 . All these 4 gates are limited to 737-300 or 737-700. So WN is not giving up a whole concourse just gates that have limited availability with it's evolving bigger fleet. Flyguy That makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. Why would they give them up inste...

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by jmc1975
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11207

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

grbauc wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
I long for the day AA shareholders/management ask Doug Parker to step down.


I think its Time. He's done it all.. Move on I'd like to see some new directions from AA. New blood.


So what then? New blood....just for kicks and giggles?

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by jmc1975
Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA dropping Qatar Etihad codeshare
Replies: 67
Views: 11207

Re: AA dropping Qatar Eithad codeshare

It's time for AA to resume service to TLV (this time, via ORD with a 788) and to build up its code-share relationship with El Al.

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by jmc1975
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant 9887
Replies: 4
Views: 2424

Re: Allegiant 9887

I was looking for information on the LAS-PSC flight that had the APU fall out of it while inflight yesterday. Evidently, there are photos floating around somewhere when it was discovered to be a large hole in the tail section upon arrival in Pasco.

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by jmc1975
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 660
Views: 132473

Future of QR after diplomatic cuts?

With the new announcement of UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, how will this effect the viability of Qatar Airways going forward? How will this effect ME3 in general?

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by jmc1975
Fri May 19, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia's 9th life: announcing LAX, DEL, MLE
Replies: 56
Views: 13297

Re: Alitalia's 9th life: announcing LAX, DEL, MLE

Hasn't AZ always served LAX?

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by jmc1975
Mon May 08, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Air to start JFK non-stop from July 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 4276

Re: Uzbekistan Air to start JFK non-stop from July 2017

How the heck are the crews going to be scheduled if it operates only 1x per week?

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by jmc1975
Mon May 01, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concerns
Replies: 72
Views: 18478

Re: JetBlue launches fleet review with E190 cost concerns

It would appear that JetBlue has a RASM problem, rather than a CASM problem. It would be reasonable to conclude that JetBlue's Revenue Management leadership and programs are due for a major overhaul in the near future.

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by jmc1975
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN CEO: Southwest to no longer overbook flights
Replies: 58
Views: 7171

Re: WN CEO: Southwest to no longer overbook flights

Perhaps they mean that they are not authorizing oversales until their new reservations system up and running as anticipated? That would make the most business sense.

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by jmc1975
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Closes IAH 787 Base, Opens IAD
Replies: 17
Views: 5555

Re: UA to moves 787s out of Houston

Scooter must be at work!

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by jmc1975
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!
Replies: 63
Views: 6354

Re: B737 turns 50 this Sunday!

A commendable legacy for the 737, however, if Boeing had been as innovative as in the past, this should have been the year they rolled out a clean-sheet 737/757-replacement, the 797, instead of settling on the uninnovative MAX. With the 797, they could have shared many parts and had flight deck comm...

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's PHX "Expansion"?
Replies: 14
Views: 2363

Southwest's PHX "Expansion"?

Recently, with great fanfare, it was announced that Southwest is going to move into the final concourse (S1) in PHX Terminal 4. Many jumped to the conclusion that Southwest was embarking on an ambitious expansion plan in PHX. But if you read between the lines, is it really an expansion? According to...

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa FAs Vote to Strike
Replies: 6
Views: 1176

Re: Mesa FAs Vote to Strike

Wasn't Mesa supposed to liquidate some time ago?

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by jmc1975
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 170
Views: 13114

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

As much as I personally hate to see smaller cities lose air service, EAS is a complete boondoggle. As for Alaska routes, the federal taxpayers shouldn't be on the hook for them. However, it would be perfectly acceptable for the State of Alaska to subsidize such routes. States should be given the pow...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COS New service announcement
Replies: 38
Views: 5207

Re: COS New service announcement

Would love to see PHL, I remember reading they wanted to expand to the east from COS so I got my fingers crossed. Also Frontiers twitter page says stay tuned for tomorrow for an exciting announcement. I'm a big PHL fan, but I would expect NY or DC service before PHL. Even if AA announces a new city...

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC888 Diverting
Replies: 11
Views: 4470

Re: AC888 Diverting

INFINITI329 wrote:
Why divert to YYZ instead of back to YOW?

Aircraft availability?

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by jmc1975
Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to Meet with Airline CEOs Thursday
Replies: 143
Views: 21496

Re: American Airlines pilots say CEO should’ve met with Trump

Dan Carey should have read Doug Parker's letter to employees before he opened his mouth.

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports
Replies: 57
Views: 1970

Re: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports

We continue to hear more about a referendum going to ballot in California in 2018, that would open up the open the door to succession from the USA. What potential impact would it have on airline networks and California airports? Would it be positive or negative? What aspects? Open up the floodgates...

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports
Replies: 57
Views: 1970

Re: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports

texl1649 wrote:
A civil war was fought over this issue. A referendum has no impact. This should be deleted.

Not so fast. Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. There are plenty of people in our society who do not know history. Again, let's have a discussion here!

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by jmc1975
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports
Replies: 57
Views: 1970

Calexit impact on on airline industry / airports

We continue to hear more about a referendum going to ballot in California in 2018, that would open up the open the door to sucession from the USA. What potential impact would it have on airline networks and California airports? Would it be positive or negative? What aspects? Open up the floodgates o...

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Future Routes
Replies: 61
Views: 9144

Re: UA Future Routes

Wasn't EWR-BGR just added without any announcement or fanfare?

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by jmc1975
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL's Bastian "Encouraged" by Trump, Asks for ME3 Declared "Violating Law"
Replies: 22
Views: 2720

Re: DL's Bastian "Encouraged" by Trump, Asks for ME3 Declared "Violating Law"

I thought the top two DL execs were overtly pro-Clinton during the election. Am I wrong? After cheering for Clinton during the election, Bastion decides that the Trump has better policies for a US-based airline.... With Richard Anderson in bed with the Obama/Clinton administration/campaign this ele...

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by jmc1975
Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did Northwest get its name?
Replies: 30
Views: 5985

Re: Where did Northwest get its name?

Kanye West smoking too much dope?

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by jmc1975
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will American ever start CVG-LAX/PHX or MIA-GRR?
Replies: 42
Views: 4744

Re: Will American ever start CVG-LAX/PHX or MIA-GRR?

cvgComair wrote:
compensateme wrote:
Americanp wrote:
. Currently F9 operates daily flights to PHX, plus G4 operates 2-3/wk, all year round. The only way AA would even being this route is if F9 pulled out.

Or F9 could pull out with AA's entry. AA is not about to be intimidated by the likes of F9.

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by jmc1975
Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did USAir send their 767-200s?
Replies: 58
Views: 8312

Re: Where did USAir send their 767-200s?

CLT-HNL with frequent tech stop at PHX

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to cut LAX facility footprint further
Replies: 41
Views: 9895

Re: United to cut LAX facility footprint further

Seems to align with Scott Kirby's vision of eliminating superfluous costs that do not pay back. This could also be a telling signal of future drawdown of UA at LAX, in favor of investment in SFO.

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by jmc1975
Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757 at KPRC?
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Trump's 757 at KPRC?

I guess the question now is....did the 757 even go into PRC?

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by jmc1975
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757 at KPRC?
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Trump's 757 at KPRC?

For today's Donald Trump rally in Prescott Valley, AZ, did he fly his 757 into KPRC? If so, does anyone have any pics?

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by jmc1975
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Pan Am EVER fly the Concorde to BTV?
Replies: 74
Views: 7066

Re: Will Pan Am EVER fly the Concorde to BTV?

Bernie Sanders' Cinnamon Roll Revolution would never permit it.

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by jmc1975
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Polaris installation strategy
Replies: 34
Views: 5441

Re: UA Polaris installation strategy

With Scott Kirby joining on as the new UA President, you can count on everything being in flux. Will these seat provide a revenue advantage? If no, this project will likely get shelved.

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America Announces Layoffs if Merger Approved
Replies: 95
Views: 15441

Re: Virgin America Announces Layoffs if Merger Approved

[quote="enilria"] I thought this type of coordination was expressly forbidden until approved? If I was DOT/DOJ I would take this negatively.
[/i]
Who gives a crap what they think? Remember the baseless shenanigans they pulled with US/AA?

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11242

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

Looks like Halloween 2016 at UA Headquarters is going to be a DRAG! :O

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by jmc1975
Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay pilots...
Replies: 107
Views: 25368

Re: Gay pilots...

Hasn't this been an over-discussed topic on A.Net since its inception? Why not discuss straight pilots once in a while? What would there be to discuss? From my experiences most heteros and particularly hetero pilots are incredibly boring people. Would there be a whiff of prejudice here?... That's e...

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by jmc1975
Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay pilots...
Replies: 107
Views: 25368

Re: Gay pilots...

Hasn't this been an over-discussed topic on A.Net since its inception? Why not discuss straight pilots once in a while?

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.
Replies: 32
Views: 6647

Re: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.

Is it that they do not recognise Israel as a state, or not as a Jewish state. As already answered, the UAE and Qatar do not recognize Israel as a state. There is also the issue of Saudi overflights; if the UAE and Qatar recognize Israel, it will impact their rights with Saudi. Personally, all 3 sho...

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by jmc1975
Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.
Replies: 32
Views: 6647

Re: Whats the latest on Israel allowing Qatar, Emirates Airlines.

By looking at the current world events, it could be when LY serves DXB and DOH, and with the Gulf States establishing diplomacy with Israel. The millennial reign of Jesus Christ, and when true peace will prevail in all nations, will be a time of significant advancement in global aviation.

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by jmc1975
Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA or DL Mainline IAH-LAX Possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 1836

Re: Is AA or DL Mainline IAH-LAX Possible?

AA certainly won't have a 717 as they have none, but maybe a 319. UA is giving up on LAX as a hub, so if DL & AA add mainline on the route, it'll be worth it, otherwise they wouldn't do it.

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by jmc1975
Wed Aug 03, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In search for a specific aircraft on a certain date : Eastern Airlines 1975
Replies: 11
Views: 1348

Re: In search for a specific aircraft on a certain date : Eastern Airlines 1975

I've wanted to find this same type of information myself, but have been unsuccessful to pinpoint anything prior to 1995.

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by jmc1975
Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?
Replies: 18
Views: 3452

Re: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?

No need to, there is only one other carrier in the LAX-MEL market,. And there are zero carriers on SFO-MEL ....do you honestly believe that UA couldn't 1) think of that themselves, 2) run the numbers based on experience with the dynamics of both hubs, and 3) come to a determination as to which gate...

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by jmc1975
Mon Aug 01, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?
Replies: 18
Views: 3452

Re: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?

910A wrote:
No need to, there is only one other carrier in the LAX-MEL market,.

And there are zero carriers on SFO-MEL, therefore they can take a premium on that route. With the AA/QF JV, the LAX-OZ market is gradually becoming more difficult for UA to stay on top of.

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by jmc1975
Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?
Replies: 18
Views: 3452

Should UA move LAX-MEL to SFO-MEL?

With increased competitive pressure on UA at LAX, should they move the MEL flight to SFO? It would appear that such a shift would greatly increase network value for UA and it would become the only airline serving that city-pair nonstop.

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by jmc1975
Thu May 26, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TLV: MIA And ORD?
Replies: 23
Views: 3940

RE: TLV: MIA And ORD?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaxxFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">MaxxFlyer</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>The <acronym title="San Francisco - In...

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by jmc1975
Mon May 16, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AA Dehub CLT Or Warn Passengers?
Replies: 82
Views: 16819

RE: Should AA Dehub CLT Or Warn Passengers?

I'm smelling this entire thread to be a nasty troll. Truth be told, most of the flying public would appreciate the safeguards that the North Carolina lawmakers have put in place.

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by jmc1975
Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United
Replies: 80
Views: 10172

RE: Bethune Talks About Leadership At United

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IrishAyes" class="quote" target="_blank">IrishAyes</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>I'd like for people who jump down Gord...

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by jmc1975
Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Heartbreak Of Hilo Airport
Replies: 33
Views: 14363

RE: The Heartbreak Of Hilo Airport

There once was a story on Casey's Top 40 in 1989 where singer Bobby Brown was flying on a TWA L1011 on <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), U...

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by jmc1975
Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran
Replies: 155
Views: 23835

RE: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PersianGulf93" class="quote" target="_blank">PersianGulf93</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i> I am gay and living in Iran, ...

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by jmc1975
Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran
Replies: 155
Views: 23835

RE: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OA260" class="quote" target="_blank">OA260</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Although when they land in Iran they should comp...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13
Replies: 7
Views: 2188

RE: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sooner787" class="quote" target="_blank">Sooner787</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>IIRC ...<acronym title="American Airline...

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13
Replies: 7
Views: 2188

New AA Painted Aircraft - Part 13

Since it has been over 3 weeks since this was last discussed, is there an update to the painting progress?

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by jmc1975
Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest LGB Service
Replies: 74
Views: 10575

RE: Southwest LGB Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aalaxfan" class="quote" target="_blank">aalaxfan</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>2x <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor ...

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