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by 32andBelow
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would It Take To Make The LGB Baggage Claim a Closed Air Facility.
Replies: 12
Views: 1789

Re: What Would It Take To Make The LGB Baggage Claim a Closed Air Facility.

What do you want next. KOA to enclose the terminals. Enjoy the weather mate.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Cuts Flights to US
Replies: 187
Views: 29275

Re: Emirates Cuts Flights to US

Wow a ton of people don't want to visit Dubai? Shocker.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Flight Crew Rests on Narrow Body Aircraft
Replies: 42
Views: 9336

Re: Long Flight Crew Rests on Narrow Body Aircraft

727200 wrote:
NB doing 8-9 hour trips? How many of those are out there? That would be cruel to the passengers in regular economy seats; come to think it, anyone on a NB.

Are the seats different on a NB vs a WB in economy?

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Flight Crew Rests on Narrow Body Aircraft
Replies: 42
Views: 9336

Re: Long Flight Crew Rests on Narrow Body Aircraft

8 hour 1 leg should still be legal for a single crew. You can get additional time by adding a 3rd pilot to the flight deck, but rest is not required.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-HNL A330 Routing
Replies: 26
Views: 6078

Re: PHX-HNL A330 Routing

They also have to do the ETOPs checks before it can cross.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Earnings Call 18 April
Replies: 81
Views: 11473

Re: United Earnings Call 18 April

I guarantee that will be a big topic of the call, why would you keep it out?

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit's N535NK & N536NK
Replies: 6
Views: 2346

Re: Spirit's N535NK & N536NK

Asking this out of curiosity. Would it have been financially feasible to retro-fit these two frames to mimic their current fleet rather than having them sit dormant for four months? I know WN does this with planes they have acquired from other airlines/lessors. Thought I'd pose the question for the...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: AS to expand infrastructure within the state of Alaska
Replies: 5
Views: 2451

Re: Report: AS to expand infrastructure within the state of Alaska

They don't want jets on ANCFAI. But the Qs have been a disaster in AK

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by 32andBelow
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska-Russia to be restored
Replies: 18
Views: 5269

Re: Alaska-Russia to be restored

ANC-Japan is too far for most narrowbodies, and doesn't have the traffic to justify widebody service. There are really no highly populated/trafficked cities in between. In that context the reason why there are no links becomes more clear. 757 shouldn't have a problem. It does not help that neither ...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

The contract of carriage gives the airline the right to remove passengers. If they are wrong, legal redress may be had. At that point the not so good doctor was a trespasser. Additionally, anytime a passenger is non-compliant with the flight or cabin crew, they are a safety risk and need to be remo...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska-Russia to be restored
Replies: 18
Views: 5269

Re: Alaska-Russia to be restored

Just stating what's on the website. ;) I think it is odd ANC doesn't have a year-round Japan link, but that is for a different thread. ANC-Japan is too far for most narrowbodies, and doesn't have the traffic to justify widebody service. There are really no highly populated/trafficked cities in betw...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska-Russia to be restored
Replies: 18
Views: 5269

Re: Alaska-Russia to be restored

It's their summer seasonal flight to ANC. A whopping 13 flights a year! :) Does any one know how Yakutia does on these flights and their performance overall? I saw one of their SSJs sitting on a remote spot in ICN and figured there has to be better utilization than that for that plane. I just did a...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska-Russia to be restored
Replies: 18
Views: 5269

Re: Alaska-Russia to be restored

One year one of their 737s got REPOd at the gate in ANC

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by 32andBelow
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

gatibosgru wrote:
Even after UA backtracking, admitting it was THEIR FAULT, people in here are still trying to spin this to UAs favor :D comical.

they obviously switched since the public who has no idea the factors that go on to make an airline run, has decided it's UAs fault.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN
Replies: 124
Views: 12721

Re: AS adds DAL-SEA/PDX/SJC/SAN

Did anyone else happen to notice the routemap in the link at the top of this post? Should we be expecting DAL-DEN/ATL/ORD/BOS/ ANC next? (I can't figure out how to attach a pic of the routemap). DALANC is over 3000 miles. Maybe a through flight through SEA to ANC. I think well see ANCSFO at some po...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

This is the worst thing that I have ever heard. If the man was actually a doctor and had patients he had to see, he shouldn't have been taken off the plane. It sucks that they grabbed him off the plane forcefully and made him passed out. The actions that were done were over the top, and straight up...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I understand the practice but when it is the last flight of the day maybe it should be modified because peoples schedules can also be perishable. Tugg 1. This wasn't the last flight of the day. If it wasn't the last flight of the day, why didn't the 4 crew who came late get moved to a later flight?...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price
Replies: 73
Views: 11960

Re: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price

From my personal experience on the E190 once while flying from MSLP to MMMX they had to leave many baggage behind because of weight and balance issues, I even recall some of the heavier pax had to be moved to business class in order to be able to take off BS no airline that operates Jets uses actua...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

2) This was Republic Airlines. Was it Republic Airlines booking and crew scheduling system that caused this mess? No. United Airlines. Was it Republic Airlines gate staff that decided to end the volunteer phase at much less than allowed/legal limit? No. United Airlines. Um Republic definitely sched...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

You may be surprised to learn that hotels do overbook rooms, and for various reasons, do "bump" guests. Oh, and you might also be surprised to learn, there are no federal protections against that. So, in fact, the airlines have something to learn from the hotels, from your slant! The abov...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unpleasant Air Serbia changes
Replies: 22
Views: 5436

Re: Unpleasant Air Serbia changes

I always laugh at those suckers that pay 3x more than everyone else thinking they will be getting a "Business Class" seat, only to find out it is essentially the same seat. 3 inches extra leg room and no one between you on a 737 is not worth the extra few hundred dollars. Especially if it...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA-CO breakup
Replies: 49
Views: 6485

Re: UA-CO breakup

I've flown on a dozen UA flights with nothing bad to say.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I know that United did not do this in an appropriate manner-dragging a doctor off a plane is, well, indefensible. But, overbooking is a common practice in the airline industry. Overbooking makes money on seats that do not exist. What else can the airline do? Personally, I think a simpler solution w...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2100
Views: 107585

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

cant believe they couldn't find anyone to take 800 bucks. I'd be all about that cash $$

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by 32andBelow
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Onboard oven for personal use
Replies: 17
Views: 2721

Re: Onboard oven for personal use

Cool. I'm bringing fish and Brussels sprouts

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by 32andBelow
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 153
Views: 13160

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA3381

AS575 made two tries now heading to Seattle http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA575

Came into PDX in an SF3 a few hour ago. Sporty at best.
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ucdtim17 wrote:
Interesting day at PDX today. South winds gusting to 53 so far, runway 21 in action http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA3381

AS575 made two tries now heading to Seattle http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASA575

Came into PDX in an SF3 a few hour ago. Sporty at best.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA to lease 737s due MRJ delays
Replies: 17
Views: 3170

Re: ANA to lease 737s due MRJ delays

rrlopes wrote:
I bet somebody at ANA is cursing at having to have the MRJ selected instead of the originally desired E-Jets.

Doubt it. I'm sure they want to support their countrymen.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Ad Goof
Replies: 16
Views: 4010

Re: FedEx Ad Goof

Only pedantic avgeeks care whether or not the image used is of a United A320 instead of a FedEx plane. I doubt non-avgeek FedEx users don't give a damn. You realize you're on a pedantic avgeek website, right? Yet as been stated in this thread it's definitely possible your package could wind up on a...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX A321 - which routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4600

Re: VX A321 - which routes?

I'm sure AS will want to put those 321s on SEA/ANC/SEA red eye turns to get extra seats in the downtime!

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Combo fare with sea travel
Replies: 20
Views: 1357

Re: Combo fare with sea travel

Nice dude the fact that you rode business class all these times really adds to your story.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Ad Goof
Replies: 16
Views: 4010

Re: FedEx Ad Goof

You know Fedex does send belly cargo on scheduled carriers...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN in CA recap
Replies: 53
Views: 5290

Re: WN in CA recap

INFINITI329 wrote:
I'm surprised why WN doesn't serve LAX- SEA

The route is extremely saturated.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to lease out 747-8's
Replies: 19
Views: 6424

Re: Boeing to lease 747's

flyDTW1992 wrote:
I can think of a certain US based cargo carrier (one with some older 747 frames to eventually replace) that Boeing would still love to win over for a handful of 747-8Fs.

Leasing direct from Boeing might just be the right way to do it, too.

Who? UPS already put an order in.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 2887

Re: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft

burnsie28 wrote:
runway23 wrote:
One CS100 and EMB 190 is based in GVA now and an A319 and an Avro have migrated back to ZRH.


Within the last few days? Seems odd that it would have moved so close in, not even a months notice, let alone a week.

Why its's just a equipment swap. They aren't cancelling the flights.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 112
Views: 14835

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

All of the "VX type pax" have tablets and large phones. Give me a break on AVOD. The only people that need AVOD are poor folks that travel a few times a decade. Free streaming to device is better.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peruvian Airlines 737-300 Off runway at Jauja Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 5175

Re: Peruvian Airlines 737-300 Off runway at Jauja Airport

Oh man is that a photo or a painting?

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newspaper Boeing 787 article on DL/VS/VX/AS
Replies: 20
Views: 5836

Re: Newspaper Boeing 787 article on DL/VS/VX/AS

I wonder: (i) what share of the profit on VS' LHR/SEA service goes to its partner DL? (ii) how much the up-gauge on that route is due to Sir Richard's being miffed at the debranding of VX? (iii) did AS' scenario analysis foresee the acquisition of VX promoting VS/DL growth at SEA? Delta's ownership...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK
Replies: 39
Views: 4711

Re: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK

I don't know how Hawaiian cycles around their A330s between pax and charter operations, but it's possible HA could downguage OAK and upgauge LAS. That's perhaps the only tangible effect I could possibly fathom with the Raiders move. And that's a stretch. Aside from that, I think OAK will only grow....

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines and Turboprops
Replies: 85
Views: 11044

Re: Hawaiian Airlines and Turboprops

A coupe of thoughts on this: 1. The culture of Hawaii when it comes to air travel has been always driven by the idea that transportation between the islands should be both cheap and quick. Jet travel between the islands, when first introduced in the 1960's, was touted as modernizing the state, brin...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK
Replies: 39
Views: 4711

Re: NFL Raiders to LAS, How Will it Impact OAK

LAX-LAS flights are going to be packed during raiders home game.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?
Replies: 45
Views: 4775

Re: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?

Only one LCC flies to HNL from the US Mainland and only from one airport, G4 from LAS Not anymore. Allegiant discontinued HNL service in Nov 2016. Allegiant still operates LAS-HNL-LAS on Wednesday and Saturday on one of the remaining two 757s in the fleet. Originally, the crews were based mainly in...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOWair to start KEF-ORD flights
Replies: 17
Views: 2043

Re: WOWair to start KEF-ORD flights

Flew WOW one trip. They should rename it NON, because that's the level of attention the pax got. FI is great however. Don't forget that WOW air is a LCC where Icelandair is a legacy carrier. That makes all the difference in the world. In service, but in price too. You get what you pay for. 1 fleet ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 30177

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

bennett123 wrote:
You could sit between two people wearing suits, one, both or neither could be Non Rev.

When I see someone travelling in a suite in 2017 my first thought is, "that guy must not have a suit bag"

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 30177

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

Look, what this forum and United is missing is that this whole thing isn't really about pass rules or anything along those lines. It's about an airline saying that leggings are inappropriate, something that annoys a lot of women. It feels paternalistic having a company comment on whether leggings a...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 27, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 30177

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

Well done UA! I've seen it once(PVG-AMS), that a crew member flew on ID90 dressed in sweats, disregarding the company rules. They allowed it.. i am disgusted when people show up in what can be categorized as slack, when there are specific rules to travel as a rep. of the airline company. As mention...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 30177

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

I've non revved out of KOA on UA in board shirts and a tank top. Get real united.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 30177

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

It's 2017 no one enforces pass dress code. Jesus. The whole point is to blend in.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why would Spirit Airlines say that the next available flight is in 3 days on routes that have daily service?
Replies: 12
Views: 1192

Re: Why would Spirit Airlines say that the next available flight is in 3 days on routes that have daily service?

Next available in the industry means: next available flight that has a seat for sale in availability. If it's sold out, it's not available.

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by 32andBelow
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London-Paris electric flight 'in decade'
Replies: 27
Views: 2836

Re: London-Paris electric flight 'in decade'

The good thing about Dino Juice is that as the airplane flies, it gets lighter. Electric aircraft would face some serious structural issues at landing unless they find a way to make the plane land really fast and not use up a ton of runway. You'd just engineer for it. like how an aircraft carrier l...

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