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by 32andBelow
Fri May 25, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 45
Views: 4377

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

Does anyone know if everts has landed their dc9/md80 on any dirt strips yet?

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 25, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 45
Views: 4377

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

PEK777 wrote:
The Mighty 757? There are an increasing number on the second hand market.

No. Low turbofans fine work as they Injest travel. You need a smaller turbojet or a turboprop preferably one with a high wing.

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by 32andBelow
Thu May 24, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 13934

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

The airline i worked at used foreflight they had every approach in the continent.

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 23, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 13934

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

Airlines have Ops Specs. Typically, the charts will only include the airports that the airline is authorized to land at. If PBC is not an authorized C70 Ops Spec airport, it isnt likely to be included in the charts. Under normal operations, it is not legal to land where you are not authorized. Not ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 23, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thoughts on AS Premium Economy
Replies: 44
Views: 2879

Re: Thoughts on AS Premium Economy

They getting rid of real food on as flights. It really is going downhill

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 23, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Airport Planners missed Opportunity for a fifth Runway
Replies: 29
Views: 3115

Re: LAX Airport Planners missed Opportunity for a fifth Runway

Bruh it’s got 4 parallel runways and it’s almost always VFR.

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 23, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 13934

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

I can appreciate an airport being full, but I would think if anything they could have accommodated an extra plane, even if it meant parking it on a remote area. Again, I would think? If it comes down to it the captain will firmly inform atc where they will be landing. Captain must have been okay to...

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 23, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 143
Views: 27380

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

Don't know about EK itself, but in typical airline mgmt, the short list would start at the Chief Pilot, then down the Dilbert Table of Organization. [/humour] Huh in most airlines the chief pilot has hardly a say in things like this. It will come from the top level and be mandated. The chief pilot ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 23, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 13934

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

Do they not have iPads?

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 22, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6796

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

It Appears that Horizon is being put into place to support the secondary cities on the West Coast so that AS can saturate the major cities. Especially now that they've settled on the E175's. Just wondering though, Were the Airplanes Delivered CAT1 Only? UAX's E175's were delivered CAT3 capable. Tha...

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 22, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60097

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

KICT wrote:
TtailMD88 wrote:
732s still flown in pax service in Alaska too.

Northern Air Cargo carries passengers now?

Does NAC even have 200s anymrke? They are quickly modernizing. They just got a 767 delivered.

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 22, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big airports without transfer passengers
Replies: 89
Views: 10083

Re: Big airports without transfer passengers

Apparently LAX had 33 million O&D passengers in 2017 and was 38% O&D. https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2018/02/22/the-airport-business-is-booming-fitch-says-as-lax-jfk-and-vegas-lead-nation-in-local-traffic/#4b73bbb87966 Pretty shocked to see LAX be only 38% O&D. What connection flo...

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by 32andBelow
Mon May 21, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest may take 500 MAX 7
Replies: 83
Views: 23290

Re: Southwest may take 500 MAX 7

It takes like 6 seconds to fill a new hire FA class at a major airline. More flight attendants wouldn’t be a problem if they increased their aircraft size.

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by 32andBelow
Mon May 21, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Southwest Pressurization Issues
Replies: 11
Views: 1645

Re: More Southwest Pressurization Issues

Yah when a plane has a problem sometimes it’s recurring. Just like anything else in the world.

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by 32andBelow
Sun May 20, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO
Replies: 20
Views: 4559

Re: UA running 777 today SFO-LAS-SFO

DLPMMM wrote:
Whatever EDC is.

Erectile Dysfunction Conference?

Pretty much the opposite of that

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by 32andBelow
Sun May 20, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 396
Views: 60097

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

There’s no reason to fly unsafe equipment embargo or not. If it’s not safe you don’t fly.

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 19, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6796

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

As for SAN to MMH, I wonder if it would have worked seasonally? The service has run for the last few years from mid-December until about mid-April. LA-MMH ran year-round. Sad to see MMH go away! Definitely more of a seasonal market. The airport leaders had be reviewing expanding the Runaway. Last y...

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 19, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Executive Flight question
Replies: 11
Views: 1572

Re: Qatar Executive Flight question

Russia to west palm beach. Shocker.

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 19, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6796

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

I always thought MMH would do really well from so cal, but it seemed to struggle and was never a run away hit. The demand seemed too day of week or inconsistent for Horizon/alaska type scheduling. Seasonally it did do really well and some days, but others it was pretty empty too often. JetsuiteX ca...

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 19, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6796

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

[twoid][/twoid]

BoeingGuy wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
I mean airlines fly cat 1 in Alaska all day long. Seems like a weak reason.


Not at all. Their 737s are Cat 3. They fly in Alaska.

Um theirs Saab’s and baby dash’s flying all
Over the state to airports much more extreme than MMH. Cat one.

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 19, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6796

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

I mean airlines fly cat 1 in Alaska all day long. Seems like a weak reason.

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 19, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6796

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

Mammoth must be triggered. Crazy the e175 can’t land there.

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 15, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC
Replies: 80
Views: 8613

Re: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC

I feel bad for these guys. Local or east coast based. It was rumored. True, but with the worldwide shortage of pilots they will find reemployment easily, correct? Unless you were hired recently, maybe 5 years at the most, there is no way you would give up seniority for location. Deadheading 6 hours...

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 15, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying 2000 miles over open water in twins powered by CFM56-7
Replies: 257
Views: 26385

Re: Flying 2000 miles over open water in twins powered by CFM56-7

Facts please? UA 232 (multiple fatalities) was a 3 holer. QF 32 was a 4 holer; BA 9 (speedbird 9) was a 4 holer....in all these cases i doubt that the outcome would have been any different regardless of whether it was a 2 holer, 3 holer of 4 holer. Of course, UA 232 is a little bit different (the f...

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by 32andBelow
Sun May 13, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo speculations
Replies: 57
Views: 5784

Re: Air Koryo speculations

The DPRK didn’t have issue leasing the current four Tu-204 and An-148 via the Russian. They will do the same. They get money from coals, minerals, etc... Yeah. You think airbus and Boeing will give NK the same deal as tupolev did? Come on!! Air Koryo does not need subsidising from the sale of raw m...

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 12, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10294

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

Planesmart wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
You shouldn’t need a degree to fly an airplane. It’s a skill not rocket surgery.

But as NZ authorities discovered recently, you do need a driver's licence to drive a truck. And a driver's licence should involve a bit more than 'buying one on the internet'.

They don’t have fake pilot ratings

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 12, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: how far in advance will boarding passes work
Replies: 14
Views: 1912

Re: how far in advance will boarding passes work

I have wondered the same thing for a different reason. Since security in the US scans your boarding pass, I have wondered exactly what is that hooked up to? For example if my flight canceled but I have boarding pass in hand and want to go through security and deal with a new boarding pass at a gate...

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 12, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10294

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

Flying credentials are fine. CAA verified that. Degrees were found fake that were submitted at the time of induction into the Airline. I am not comfortable with that, I know of airlines looking to employ people from some geographic areas where there seems to be systemic issues with the way licences...

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by 32andBelow
Sat May 12, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10294

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

You shouldn’t need a degree to fly an airplane. It’s a skill not rocket surgery.

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 11, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with Silver?
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Re: What's up with Silver?

It’s really hard to bring a new aircraft into a certificate. Especially for a smaller airliner. I would bet the Faa hasn’t approved the aircraft on to their certificate

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by 32andBelow
Thu May 10, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could ANC ever grow into a TPAC hub?
Replies: 38
Views: 3999

Re: Could ANC ever grow into a TPAC hub?

Bear with me. KEF has enjoyed huge success as a Trans-Atlantic connecting point between Europe and North America. WOW Air and Icelandair have grown exponentially in the last few years connecting people across the pond. Alaska may not be interested now, but after seeing the success that WOW and Icel...

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 08, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22284

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

France, the UK and Germany said they will keep on abiding by the contract and that it's business as usual. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeings-8-billion-iran-deal-always-uncertain-is-now-effectively-dead/ says: U.S. sanctions will probably also bar further deliveries of A...

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 08, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway
Replies: 56
Views: 6374

Re: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway

Most airports in the us are 24/7. ANC for example is pretty much 24/7

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by 32andBelow
Sun May 06, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska unveils Incredibles II promotional livery
Replies: 14
Views: 2478

Re: Alaska unveils Incredibles II promotional livery

wedgetail737 wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
So tacky


There are always naysayers on here. Probably yet another anti-Alaska person. Oh well.

Nah it’s just super tacky. Alaska in my main airline. Adults loving Disney cartoons is weird af.

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 04, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Engine Swap Possible?
Replies: 11
Views: 2733

Re: 787 Engine Swap Possible?

Wouldn’t he value be more so when the plane is sold to a new operator they could change the engines to the rest of their fleet?

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 04, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

Aren’t the delta charter planes configured? Chances are it was just sitting at JFK for 3 days during the series. Possible, but usually the charter birds (assuming they use the NBA planes for MLB) ferry empty to another city for another charter rather than sit for that long. I just spent the winter ...

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 04, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

Aren’t the delta charter planes configured? Chances are it was just sitting at JFK for 3 days during the series.

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 04, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

I know that charter customers have their choice of airports, and I'm sure they prefer to use LGA, but I wonder why DL didn't just offer them a discount to use their JFK facility. It must have cost quite a lot to orchestrate their LGA repo flight. I wonder if they offered to pass the savings on to t...

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by 32andBelow
Fri May 04, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight
Replies: 35
Views: 5951

Re: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight

Well those two things look totally different so which one is it.

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by 32andBelow
Thu May 03, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is there a minimum "rest" time for an aircraft?
Replies: 55
Views: 5794

Re: Is there a minimum "rest" time for an aircraft?

[list=][/list]

william wrote:
For the engines I believe. Just a cool down period.

Breaks too.

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 02, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea 717 Fire at OVD
Replies: 23
Views: 3845

Re: Volotea 717 Fire at OVD

These people have no freaking idea what they are talking about.

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 01, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde: the substitute
Replies: 56
Views: 5898

Re: Concorde: the substitute

The internet got rid of the need for Concorde. Pretty much. The need for speed is now on the world wide web. Technology advancement and corporate consolidation is a big player in this. So why is FedEx still in business? Because there is still a market for parcels. Concorde was use to curriror thing...

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 01, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is this even Legal (close flying)
Replies: 27
Views: 5568

Re: Is this even Legal (close flying)

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
I'm surprised air-to-air photography is still a thing nowadays. One would think it'll be easier & more cost effective to just Photoshop/CGI everything.

Airlines usually take these marketing shots then extract the planes from them and put them in front of different backgrounds if necessary.

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 01, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is this even Legal (close flying)
Replies: 27
Views: 5568

Re: Is this even Legal (close flying)

Formation flights are legal. Both pilots need to brief on the ground and you cannot have any paying passengers. Also only the lead aircraft will have their transponder on during IFR flights so atc will only see one target.

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 01, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde: the substitute
Replies: 56
Views: 5898

Re: Concorde: the substitute

The internet got rid of the need for Concorde.

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by 32andBelow
Tue May 01, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying 2000 miles over open water in twins powered by CFM56-7
Replies: 257
Views: 26385

Re: Flying 2000 miles over open water in twins powered by CFM56-7

Higher? A quick look at Flightaware.com reveals that a lot of the 737-800's are cruising at FL370 and FL380, with a few at FL410. Ditto for the MAX 8, and the 737-700s are, as a group, cruising a bit higher than the 800's. Other than possibly a Concorde or 747-SP, can you name another plane from th...

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