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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today
Replies: 47
Views: 9752

Re: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today

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TWA302 wrote:
I am going to assume that each fan blade will have to be removed and inspected. I found a pretty detailed video on the process.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9EJLE9_ELI

Are you sure they aren’t just NDT them on wing?

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How do airlines move equipment to new cities?
Replies: 23
Views: 3782

Re: How do airlines move equipment to new cities?

As a passenger service agent for a GHA, I would see stuff being shipped/cargoed over. On their flight of course. Things such as barriers as well as any airline stationary such as rolls of bag tags, boarding passes, pajamas etc... if the airline ever ended service, they would ask for the stuff to be...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don't low-cost airlines fly to ski airports in the US?
Replies: 38
Views: 4148

Re: Why don't low-cost airlines fly to ski airports in the US?

AS/HORIZON fly to s lotnof ski destinations in the US and Canada.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How do airlines move equipment to new cities?
Replies: 23
Views: 3782

Re: How do airlines move equipment to new cities?

Either try to buy equipment already at the airport. This happens at small airports where one carrier will replace another.

Buy new equipment and have the manufacturer diliver it there.

Or ship their own equipment in a truck.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?
Replies: 77
Views: 7637

Re: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?

Fun fact about anc as connecting hub. You do not need to clear customs in anc to connect. Leftover law from the fuel stop days.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?
Replies: 77
Views: 7637

Re: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?

FlyHappy wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
the Asians that want to bang under the northern lights


I am unfamiliar with this Aviation terminology.

Go to Chena hot springs in February and you’ll understand.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?
Replies: 77
Views: 7637

Re: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?

If this made sense delta could do it today with a 757. Perhaps they could, but DL has built up enough feed into SEA to fill widebodies. In the case of ANC, it would be a much smaller operation. As an aside, Anchorage's metro area population is about twice that of Reykjavik's metro area, which means...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight duration classifications
Replies: 28
Views: 2650

Re: Flight duration classifications

September11 wrote:
For today, I guess this would be easier

Long-haul: International flights
Medium-haul: Cross-country flights
Short-haul: Domestic flights

So Seattle to Vancouver on a q400 is long haul?

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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?
Replies: 77
Views: 7637

Re: ANC-NRT feasibility on A321LR by AS/VX?

If this made sense delta could do it today with a 757.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant flight 9249 with cruising altitude of 10,000 feet?
Replies: 16
Views: 2922

Re: Allegiant flight 9249 with cruising altitude of 10,000 feet?

Kind of interesting that a brand-new Airbus has a pressurization issue requiring a ferry flight all the way from upstate NY to the East Coast maintenance base. Happens all the time. Could be an indicator or a seal. Anyways on some aircraft you can defer pressurization and fly at 10k with passengers...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!
Replies: 89
Views: 18743

Re: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!

Now here is the first a321neo with regular Alaska livery. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/922/27696172208_a68923e4d6_k.jpg Alaska Airlines, D-AVXY,Reg.N828VA,MSN 8246,Airbus A 321-253N, 19.04.2018, XFW-EDHI, Hamburg-Finkenwerder by Henryk Konrad , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/912/3975764...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New "seats"
Replies: 41
Views: 4126

Re: New "seats"

Doesn’t Ryanair have the same pitch as all the European legacy’s?

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Provided Pilots To Replace Avianca Pilots Who Were Fired For Striking, ALPA Says
Replies: 10
Views: 2675

Re: Boeing Provided Pilots To Replace Avianca Pilots Who Were Fired For Striking, ALPA Says

okie73 wrote:
Those Boeing pilots are scabs.......no way around it.

No they are just for hire pilots that work on a contract basis. There’s a lot of them out there. Hey will not be seeking long term employment outside the USA I guarantee you that.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 666
Views: 104939

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

If the passenger has died the ends the run since 2009 of no passenger deaths on US 121 carriers.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday
Replies: 156
Views: 27602

Re: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday

Allegent didn’t even have the balls to defend themselves in the segment. Also they had the actual data compared to other airlines. Hate to break it to you but AA and DL had MD fleets during that period and all the majors have 757s and don’t have nearly as many issues. The thing about aviation people...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20902

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Why can't SY where USA airport can't go to MSP for cancel flight. Why can't SY fly ferry to Los Cabos to pick it up? SY can fly to MSP close nearby like RST or DBQ or DSM stay there for a few hours or overnight then snow is clear up fly back to MSP that's it. How stupid SY management are? Q No room...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 20902

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

Horrendous service by SY if true. If you cancel your last flight of the year due to WX, add a friggen extra.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400 vs Embraer 175-E2: Death of The Quiet One?
Replies: 29
Views: 5820

Re: Q400 vs Embraer 175-E2: Death of The Quiet One?

E175 is more comfortable than a 737!

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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby: 3 UA Mid-Continent Hubs are Where the Growth Is
Replies: 29
Views: 6137

Re: Kirby: 3 UA Mid-Continent Hubs are Where the Growth Is

How much more can UA grow in Denver? Plus thinking about Salt Lake City expanding airport, they can compete more successfully against Denver. SLC expansion or not, the DEN metro area is 2 times larger than SLC. That means, at a minimum double the O&D potential. Not to mention that COS, a city o...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many of Emirates' A380s are actually active and flying?
Replies: 58
Views: 12724

Re: How many of Emirates' A380s are actually active and flying?

Flighty wrote:
Talk about exposure to fuel prices though...

Lol!

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Tower
Replies: 5
Views: 1347

Re: ORD Tower

Doesn’t ORD run 2 towers? Unless you are saying there are 3 on the field now.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC seeks interest for an MRO
Replies: 9
Views: 1567

Re: ANC seeks interest for an MRO

Anchorage already has a shortage of aircraft mechanics. That would desimate the small carriers if they paid well.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Begins JFK-SJC; Adds 3 daily SEA
Replies: 88
Views: 8981

Re: AS Begins JFK-SJC; Adds 3 daily SEA

In the big picture AS doesn't have that many planes. They still have their biggest routes as SEA/ANC and SEA/LAX. They would want to lose that many seats over their fleet and reduce capacity on these extremely busy routes.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Patriots already selling one of the team 767s?
Replies: 30
Views: 7949

Re: Patriots already selling one of the team 767s?

Have two seemed a little much. One widebody should be plenty. Even for an NFL team. And when their one plane goes on MX, then what? It's not like DL, AA, and UA can get them a widebody at a moment's notice. I actually have to agree with lavalampluva, especially now that I know they can't use them f...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hub Scheduling Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 1615

Re: Hub Scheduling Questions

They go to other hubs and to larger destinations or longer flights. The large planes come in and feed like dozens of smaller regional flights. The plane could go IND-DTW-LAX-JFK-DTW they are just always on the move. And then the inbound regional jet flights that feed it come from smaller cities tha...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hub Scheduling Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 1615

Re: Hub Scheduling Questions

SumChristianus wrote:
Thanks, so the morning B739 carries IND passengers to the west coast for example? And then the reverse in the evening?

You are thinking about this way to generally. The planes are moving around the system in every direction all day.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hub Scheduling Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 1615

Re: Hub Scheduling Questions

They go to other hubs and to larger destinations or longer flights. The large planes come in and feed like dozens of smaller regional flights. The plane could go IND-DTW-LAX-JFK-DTW they are just always on the move.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emirates April's Fool
Replies: 17
Views: 1799

Re: Emirates April's Fool

Not funny, poorly done, and a complete rip off of the glass bottom april fools joke

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

Great Lakes could have in no way afforded the PC-12. They could barely keep their fleet aloft as it was. None of their aircraft had GPS and at least the 1900s did not have autopilot. Air Traffic Control would constantly have to vector aircraft for shortcuts. If you cannot afford GPS, how could you ...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

:lol: uh, no bud. Try again! Where are your facts then? Research what I stated and come back with an answer better than a 16 year old would give. Great Lakes could have in no way afforded the PC-12. They could barely keep their fleet aloft as it was. None of their aircraft had GPS and at least the ...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 10730

Re: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK

I wonder if they'll start swapping some of those daytime slots to their SEA/PDX flights.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 10730

Re: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK

NameOmitted wrote:
I had no idea that Alaska has such a large presence there, is any of that they do useful for BA connections, or since they to transcontinental flights, is it generally assumed Europeans world fly to a Pacific gateway before getting on ALK metal?

Virigin America is Alaska now...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Patriots already selling one of the team 767s?
Replies: 30
Views: 7949

Re: Patriots already selling one of the team 767s?

Maybe they are just taking the decals off for the off season so they can just charter it as a white tail.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US set to request five years of social media history for all visa applicants
Replies: 86
Views: 5170

Re: US set to request five years of social media history for all visa applicants

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Andy33 wrote:
Oh, it can get worse. Wait till other countries start applying reciprocal sanctions to US citizens.

Keep dreaming. Every country still wants US tourists.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift
Replies: 27
Views: 4107

Re: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift

They have enough pilots for all these planes?

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

I don't understand how Contour will make money with the plane sitting at OAK for eight hours a day. I understand the first few flights are sold out. Border Coast Regional Airport Authority is the one that needs to worry about filling planes. It is chartering the aircraft from Contour, so Contour sh...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

STATEMENT FROM GREAT LAKES ADI flights operating between Denver, Pierre and Watertown. http://www.greatlakesav.com/alerts/Great%20Lakes%20Suspends%20Scheduled%20Flight%20Operations.pdf What's an 'ADI' flight? Aerodynamics inc. they are another bad airline that basically files their flights under ZK...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations

Well CEC dodged a bullet, as ZK was one of the airlines that had applied for the EAS contract after PenAir pulled the plug. On paper it looked good, with flights to SMF in the EMB-120, with interline ticket and baggage agreements, but I knew they'd fail at some point. And here it is: "Ceasing&...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) seizes operations

RJNUT wrote:
I wonder how the ADI codeshare flights to Pierre and Watertown will be affected. Will have to find a new partner (Silver?)

It says they will still operated under the ZK code for now.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes (ZK) suspends operations
Replies: 86
Views: 11321

Re: Great Lakes (ZK) seizes operations

RIP. Boutique will be happy.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/25/2018: AirChina Adds IAH-PTY w/773;UA Adds PQI-EWR, MisFiles or Drops 3 ORD Markets;4O Adds BJX-SAT/IAH
Replies: 63
Views: 8905

Re: OAG Changes 3/25/2018: AirChina Adds IAH-PTY w/773;UA Adds PQI-EWR, MisFiles or Drops 3 ORD Markets;4O Adds BJX-SAT/

Thanks as always, enilria! **UA EWR-PQI JUL 0>1.7 AUG 0>1.7 SEP 0>1.7 OCT 0>1.7 NOV 0>1.7 A few days ago United (with 50-seatd RJ) won the EAS bid for Presque Isle with PQI-EWR and it will be oprated by ExpressJet ER4. Skywest (to operate as UA*) won the bid for Plattburgh-Dulles. These EAS routes ...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%
Replies: 100
Views: 16877

Re: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%

Down the line, I could see a fleet matrix of 737 MAX 8, 737 MAX 10 (where capacity matters more than range), and A321neo. The question is what will be on the current 737-700 routes. Either 800s or E175s. With the high costs of horizon I wonder if AS would ever consider The new larger E Jets The Emb...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%
Replies: 100
Views: 16877

Re: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%

My opinion - this does not bode well for the future of the Airbus at Alaska. It sounds a lot like the 400’s with management “finding” routes that could support the 400. Put another way, where can we put these airplanes so they do the least damage to profitability. Alaska needs the lift for now, but...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%
Replies: 100
Views: 16877

Re: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%

I think you fundamentally have no idea how efficient mint is as a platform. Not having free upgrades, cheap upgrades for elites and lounge access amongst other things really level the costs. Outside of maybe BOS-SEA which is just starting off, every other route is raking money in. Thanks to mint, e...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2-1-2 Cabin Configuration on Narrow Body Aircafts (B737 / A32X)
Replies: 12
Views: 2945

Re: 2-1-2 Cabin Configuration on Narrow Body Aircafts (B737 / A32X)

Would passengers pay 6/5 = 1.2x or 20% more to sit in such a config? They'd have to, in order to make the economics work. You'd also have to redesign the bins, floor structure & seat mounting, and probably re-do a bunch of certification and evac testing... mega dollars, tens of millions if not ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel
Replies: 85
Views: 13358

Re: First flight in 7 decades overflies Saudi Arabia to Israel

Doesn't the US provide ATC services to Iraq and they have the balls to deny overflights to Israel?

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week
Replies: 177
Views: 33935

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

I heard that the CVR/FDR loops over every 2 hours. Even if they found this plane on day 1, we still wouldn't know what happened on the flight deck when he first changed course... CVR loop varies, 2 hours maximum I believe. FDR would have covered that flight and several previous flights. The airline...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 353
Views: 28858

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Oregon's Weekly OAG Update as of March 18th (via enilria): AA ORD-PDX OCT 3>2 NOV 3>2 AS PDX-ANC JUN 3>4 JUL 3>4 AS PDX-ATL AUG 0.8>0.1 AS SEA-PDX MAY 25>24 JUN 27>25 JUL 27>25 AUG 27>25 UA DEN-EUG SEP 2>3 OCT 2>3 NOV 2>3 UA DEN-MFR SEP 1.8>3 OCT 1.9>3 NOV 1.9>3 It looks like AS is ending it's summ...

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