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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot's last flight
Replies: 18
Views: 1796

Re: Pilot's last flight

They can still fly under part 135 if they choose.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS Tower
Replies: 10
Views: 1166

Re: AMS Tower

Yeah at 99 percent of FAA towers this is how it’s done. There is a “stripless” system being tested at one of the bigger towers, maybe Newark? The system works. Most large towers don’t really rely on strips. They have the ASD-X for aircraft on the ground and the DBRITE for planes on arrival and it’s...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants
Replies: 79
Views: 8468

Re: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants

An airline can’t really refuse someone form buying a ticket. They are a common carrier. That's just not true. They can refuse to sell to people on a blacklist. They can refuse to sell to unaccompanied minors without their parent's permission (where are the parents...oh right...) They can refuse to ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants
Replies: 79
Views: 8468

Re: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants

An airline can’t really refuse someone form buying a ticket. They are a common carrier.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AirForce2 coming into SYR today!
Replies: 5
Views: 1189

Re: AirForce2 coming into SYR today!

It’s probably a 757 yah?

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 65
Views: 4446

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

Also a lot of the intra Alask flights are one way traffic and priced accordingly. They bump one of bags in sold out flights to AKN and DLG this time a year but the plane returns nearly empty.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air Cargo Grows Service 40%
Replies: 8
Views: 800

Re: Alaska Air Cargo Grows Service 40%

That 400 is retired that have 4? 700 freighters now.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PSA Cancelations
Replies: 46
Views: 7131

Re: PSA Cancelations

How do you know it’s a PSA computer issue? There are obviously links between the AA system and the PSA system to transfer information.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger films runway excursion
Replies: 20
Views: 7164

Re: Passenger films runway excursion

Looks like thy were relay fast st touchdown no?

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In what order/aircraft did EK launch US routes?
Replies: 30
Views: 2583

Re: In what order/aircraft did EK launch US routes?

The first flight from the Middle East to North America?

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Coolest Presidential Plane
Replies: 36
Views: 3620

Re: Coolest Presidential Plane

kitplane01 wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
C-17


I give. Why do I want to make my presidential plane be a C-17? Also, tractor for presidential limo seems wrong too.

Cus you could remodel the big area and then when you get here you can just drive out the back. Also you could land at like 3000ft dirt runways if you wish.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Coolest Presidential Plane
Replies: 36
Views: 3620

Re: Coolest Presidential Plane

C-17

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Dornier 328/328Jet to be back in manufacturing
Replies: 33
Views: 5365

Re: Dornier 328/328Jet to be back in manufacturing

[twoid][/twoid] Its not going to go anywhere. With the pilot shortage and the move by airlines for regional planes with more than 50 seats, the days of 19-37 seats are over. There's a lot of remote places on this planet where either a > 50 seater is complete overkill or where the airstrip itself can...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service
Replies: 42
Views: 4951

Re: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service

Does AS own the OO ones or does OO own them? Are they with AS forever?

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service
Replies: 42
Views: 4951

Re: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service

dc10lover wrote:
You can bet the 737 - 700 will be used soon as an upgrade.

How many 700s are still flying in the lower 48? It seems like they are flying most of the intra alaska flights these days.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service
Replies: 42
Views: 4951

Re: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service, Without Announcement

n7371f wrote:
100% incorrect.

32andBelow wrote:
So it sounds like a MX rotation that AS believe they can fill. As long as they make 0 dollars and lose not a lot I think they’ll be happy

Yah that 1x RON turn is gonna be what then? Lol. Come on bro.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China will resume regular flights to Pyongyang, citing market demand
Replies: 16
Views: 2760

Re: Air China will resume regular flights to Pyongyang, citing market demand

Plenty of people, and commercial exchange. I understand that sitting the other side of the world wont allow you to know or understand some market regions, but at least not making statements with zero knowledge or before being educated would be appreciated. Not surprising, those who have never visit...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China will resume regular flights to Pyongyang, citing market demand
Replies: 16
Views: 2760

Re: Air China will resume regular flights to Pyongyang, citing market demand

Market demand is gonna book with 5 days notice? Lmfao.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airliner is this?
Replies: 62
Views: 8744

Re: What airliner is this?

This is the most a net thread I’ve ever seen.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service
Replies: 42
Views: 4951

Re: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service, Without Announcement

So it sounds like a MX rotation that AS believe they can fill. As long as they make 0 dollars and lose not a lot I think they’ll be happy

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service
Replies: 42
Views: 4951

Re: AS Starting SAN-GEG Service, Without Announcement

No one books a ticket by a press release. They go on kayak or the airline website and type in the city pair.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines and Corporate Jets
Replies: 90
Views: 8649

Re: Long Distance RJ Service

E175 is way more comfortable than a 737 or a320. Id have no problem taking one transcon or to Hawaii if it could make it.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5859

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

And Porter is also based at YTZ where the biggest plane they can fly is a Q400. There's a ban on jets with the exception of medevacs. Further to that, Westjet bought them for multiple reasons as well, because they were the best plane for the job. Engine out performance over the rockies for one. Spe...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 32
Views: 3594

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

When they gonna send one to ANC I doubt that's a priority. ANC has ZERO A320 support. And they will utilize the A321neo's strengths for better routes than the ANC-SEA/PDX shuttle. ANC-ORD might be a good one, but it would also dilute revenue, as it has more seats than the 738/739 combo that they op...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5859

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

Because they were the best plane for the job? They aren’t though. Porter is flying megs that would be much more efficient and faster on e175 And Porter is also based at YTZ where the biggest plane they can fly is a Q400. There's a ban on jets with the exception of medevacs. Further to that, Westjet...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 32
Views: 3594

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

When they gonna send one to ANC

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5859

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

Overseas and north of the US border too. AC + WS + PD combined operate approx. 120 Q400s. Distances in Canada are the same as in the US, but here AC generally use CR9s/E75s on routes requiring a J cabin. PD of course partially use Qs out of necessity and partially for their economics and partially ...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21086

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

SR380 wrote:
As two Il-62 flew to SIN, and flew non-stop, I’m still very curious why did he flew on Air China 747. Was it for safety concern? Pride?

Prolly had Chinese officials tell him what the plan for the meeting is.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?
Replies: 46
Views: 5859

Re: E-175 rising, Q-400 declining?

My recent, ongoing spotting at SEA reveals an accelerated number of the Embraer 175 jets in service, and fewer Q-400's. Both AS and Delta seem to be employing LOTS of the 175's. How does this affect the future of commuter turboprops? How is Dehavilland/Canada/ going to compete or stay relevant? No ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21086

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

I was quite surprised by that as well. Why Crete? Any political reasons? They didnt want to ask Angela for permission?? It would have been 500 miles shorter to have gone via ANC, although they would be overflying russia, china and possibly north korea to get there. Must be an optics thing. They ref...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska enters new era of possibilities with direct flights to China
Replies: 20
Views: 5009

Re: Alaska enters new era of possibilities with direct flights to China

Crazy that everyone who says anc couldn’t pull off a japan flight now think a China flight can work. I see many less Chinese tourists here in Alaska than Jalenese or
Korean.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 361
Views: 40942

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

The young FO in Colgan would meet the new hours requirements. She wasn’t low time.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY flight from MSP - LAS forgets the luggage!
Replies: 49
Views: 7144

Re: SY flight from MSP - LAS forgets the luggage!

Think the aircraft reached take off speed and lifted off the ground a little earlier than what the pilots were expecting? Probably, but the CG and trim were certainly incorrect and could easily have lead to an accident. It can’t easily lead to an accident. The aircraft was just a little less than t...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21086

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

That's a bit of a damming indication as to the real state of the JS fleet if even a TU204 isn't trusted or authorized to take him to SIN. Well they only have 2 of them and they are operating their entire network PEK, SHE, VVO, PVG so they would be stretched out trying to fly over to SIN on short no...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any News on Silver ATR?
Replies: 9
Views: 1575

Re: ANY NEWS on SILVER ATR.....?

It’s really hard to get the FAA to put a new airplane in your certificate. Especially when you are a smaller airline without the resources to do all the manual changes and certifications that Delta and company can.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo resumes twice-weekly flights to Shanghai starting from May 31
Replies: 16
Views: 2861

Re: Air Koryo resumes twice-weekly flights to Shanghai starting from May 31

I'm just surprised at the times as it will mean they have to staff FNJ in the middle of the night on nights this flight operates (or at least close a bit later in the evening than usual and open MUCH earlier). I can't imagine the 0320 arrival is very useful for the tour guides/minders who have to p...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report Released on Westjet Near Water Impact at SXM
Replies: 51
Views: 7063

Re: Westjet Near Water Impact in Sint Maarten

40'. I hate to run afoul of you pro pilots here, but I cannot imagine how this isnt a massive loss of SA, as the passenger window video clearly illustrates. It's amazing how calm the pax were. Oh, and shame on West Jet for their disingenuous initial denials. As someone else mentioned, a large boat ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airways reveals new brand
Replies: 9
Views: 1784

Re: World Airways reveals new brand

How are you gonna undercut the seats already available between LAX and ASIA.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service
Replies: 71
Views: 12570

Re: 120 Million Pounds Raised to Return One Concorde to Service

TropicalSky wrote:
That amount would only afford you the cost of the parts.....what about the professional experts required to put it together and get it airworthy.....they actually need at least 3-400 mil to be realistic

I’m sure there are some retired Concorde mechanics that would volunteer their time.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo resumes twice-weekly flights to Shanghai starting from May 31
Replies: 16
Views: 2861

Re: Air Koryo resumes twice-weekly flights to Shanghai starting from May 31

ahj2000 wrote:
Not great times...
Adding another gateway is probably somewhat important to Kim though. I’m sure he’d love to have his country seen as more international.

I don’t think times are gonna effect if ppl are going to NK or not

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

And that’s where the problem lies. Maybe we should be sending the people to the academy that will pass instead of taking our chances on someone OTS. No, the problem is with your belief that the half that fail are the diverse enrollees. Whatever, look at the academy failure rates. Guess who the majo...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

I don’t buy the safety risk. You still gotta pass the academy and certify your facility. They certainly aren’t a pushing people through training. Half the people fail in the academy alone.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

Does 32andBelow’s post mean Tucker’s story on FOX news has been history for a couple years? No. ATC hiring used to be a purely-objective, merit score based endeavor. This was jettisoned and still is, except that folks who went through the FAA-sponsored college curriculum are no longer basically-dis...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

It’s been changed slightly. Basically, now CTI students just get a few extra points on the questionnaire that they didn’t before. BUT, the whole thing is still heavily weighted towards OTS candidates. For example, If a candidate checks “no experience” it still yields a higher percentage of points t...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

Is there any evidence that the CTI graduates have a better pass rate at the academy in OKC or have fewer washouts at their facility? Full disclosure: I'm a white, male, college educated, gainfully employed, ATP holder who passed the application and BQ section a few years ago (and decided against ta...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

Edit: I just saw ual763’s post above mine and I was under the impression that program was done, but apparently maybe it’s not. I have been in the agency for about 12 years at a level 12 facility and to be honest no one ever really talks about the hiring process so I don’t even know what’s going on....

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by 32andBelow
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged
Replies: 88
Views: 8957

Re: FAA ATC Diversity Efforts Challenged

They brought back the college preference 2 years ago though so I don’t see why the lawsuit is still relevant.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Low speed RTO
Replies: 11
Views: 1968

Re: Low speed RTO

Could be a configuration warning

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 30, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United, Boutique Air codeshare to grow Denver network
Replies: 13
Views: 2072

Re: United, Boutique Air codeshare to grow Denver network

Before the codeshare the passengers had to buy 2 tickets and that second ticket could easily be on WN or F9. Now it will make it easier and probably cheaper for the pax to buy a through ticket on UA

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by 32andBelow
Wed May 30, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4075

Re: Surprisingly, Airlines in North America fare well on customer satisfaction

Outside of Anet people just care about their flight being on time and cheap. Only ppl here care that the flight attendant flirted with them or gave them a hug or whatever.

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