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by bobnwa
Sat May 27, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travolta Donates N707JT
Replies: 45
Views: 11028

Re: John Travolta Donates N707JT

So basically, he doesn't want to be burdened with the cost of owning it, maintaining it, etc. Easy way to dump it and be heralded as a generous hero because of his celebrity status. The cost to maintain and operate such an aircraft for a year far exceeds its value. It is math. Where do you get this...

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by bobnwa
Thu May 18, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to end SABRE end of June
Replies: 79
Views: 10478

Re: Rumor: AA to end SABRE end of June

At the end of June AA will turn off SABRE as it finishes its transition to USAir's QIK system. I think this is a HUGE mistake. There was nothing wrong with SABRE. The new system is NOT QIK at all. Its slow, tedious, confusing, and makes no sense. It takes nearly 2-3x as long to accomplish many task...

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by bobnwa
Wed May 17, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does/Will Boeing Regret "Burning" a 7x7 designation on the 717?
Replies: 85
Views: 11266

Re: Does/Will Boeing Regret "Burning" a 7x7 designation on the 717?

I don't think there's a lot of people at Boeing worrying about this. They still have the 797 designation to use. Looking at when airplanes were first introduced into service: 787 - 2011 777 - 1995 767/757 - 1982/1983 747 - 1970 737 - 1966 727 - 1962 707 - 1957 Over history that's an average of a ne...

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by bobnwa
Sun May 14, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15680

Re: United's future International Expansion

Mortyman wrote:
Would be nice if they would return to OSL

Who would it be nice for? Don't think it is winner in the financial area

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by bobnwa
Sun May 14, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 274
Views: 57694

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

What year is this for? I seems it has appeared every since the end of world war II

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by bobnwa
Mon May 08, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best and worst transfer airport by continent
Replies: 44
Views: 2436

Re: Best and worst transfer airport by continent

Thye worst in north america has to be Toronto
it has very poor signage, very limited moving sidewalsk and zero electric carts

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by bobnwa
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 13707

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

*DL BOS-JAX SEP 0>0.7 OCT 0>1.0 NOV 0>1.0 Got to love it a non hub like Boston get's a nonstop to JAX and the second largest hub in their system DTW is still stuck on one daily RJ to JAX speaks volumes really. Give me a couple of the volumes about DTW being stuck while DL is adding service BOS-JAX....

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by bobnwa
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 S17 widebody utilization thread
Replies: 33
Views: 325

Re: US3 June Widebody Fleet Utilization

usairways85 wrote:
Thanks for the summary. Though sometimes the Summer schedule does not kick into high gear until July. For instance starting in July there is an AA 332 that will fly PHL-CLT-PHX-PHL everyday and PHL-FCO is a 333.

Does DL operate wide bodies out of BOS Maybe I missed them?

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by bobnwa
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/16/2017: AA Adds CLT-SHV/TOL; DL Cuts SLC-GCC
Replies: 88
Views: 11154

Re: OAG Changes 4/16/2017: AA Adds CLT-SHV/TOL; DL Cuts SLC-GCC

Of course, and if you work with the auto industry DL helps you get to Detroit. But the whole point is that, on average, AA has a more appealing basket of hubs for the O&D passenger than does DL. DL also suffers from not having a true hub within 500 miles of BOS. What do you consider JFK and/or ...

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by bobnwa
Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 4779

Re: B6 BOS-RSW...why so many flights?

727LOVER wrote:
RL757PVD wrote:
Spring training, spring break and school vacations... its the peak of the peak season


Really doesn't explain why there's more than MCO or FLL


...and again....
no one was even flying this before B6's buildup in BOS.????

MCO and FLL don't have the Red Sox

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by bobnwa
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10866

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

I realize the DL Fan Boys are excited, but lets see what the response from UA and AA is. We all know they are not going to let those 'boys from the South' infringe on their territory. Plus when you have to take passengers from your 2 hubs to make it work on a 3rd... DL NW has been a major carrier i...

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by bobnwa
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to Withdraw M88 from LGA Due to Noise
Replies: 54
Views: 9259

Re: DL to Withdraw M88 from LGA Due to Noise

"...commitment to updating its fleet" by retiring planes a) that they were going to retire anyway, and b) are 30 years old and should have been retired a long time ago anyway. Older doesn't mean worse! The M90 has been in the past few years less reliable, and Delta is printing money with ...

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by bobnwa
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part
Replies: 188
Views: 21239

Re: Emirates Says Flight Was Delayed After Delta Withheld $300 Spare Part

PerfectGriffin wrote:
Wow, that's very immature. Delta is starting to lose my respect with their childish behaviour.

Your reply was much more childish!!

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by bobnwa
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is is possible for DL to resume DTW-HKG? Begin DTW-MNL?
Replies: 52
Views: 5054

Re: Is is possible for DL to resume DTW-HKG? Begin DTW-MNL?

BoeingGuy wrote:
thedetroitpole wrote:
There is nothing more that I hate than seeing posts like this.


Why hate it? Now that DL has seen the suggestion on A.net, their route planning people will say, "Duh, why didn't we think of starting DTW-MNL and DTW-HKG?" :smile:

Do you seriously think that would happen

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by bobnwa
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces record 2016 profit $6.1 Billion USD
Replies: 74
Views: 12167

Re: DL announces record 2016 profit $6.1 Billion USD

flyingcat wrote:
Just wait for the DALPA press release stating that most of those profits belong to them

I guarantee it will be arriving shortly after the pilots at UA, AA and WN say their pilots have to recieve the same raises that Delta just recieved

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by bobnwa
Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/9/2016: AA Adds LAX-ANC
Replies: 74
Views: 9983

Re: OAG Changes 12/9/2016: AA Adds LAX-ANC

JV fight causes delay? *AM DTW-MTY JAN 0.7>0 FEB 1.0>0 MAR 1.0>0 I was always skeptical that this would ever start and still don't believe it will. But if it does by some sort of miracle it won't last very long with Delta being heavy handed in not wanting their airline partners to serve the Detroit...

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by bobnwa
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cseries orders before year end
Replies: 69
Views: 11246

Re: Cseries orders before year end

TWA772LR wrote:
BBD should make a pitch to some South American airlines. The performance would be of great benefit to them.

Do you honestly think they have not made any offer to every single airline in South america?

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by bobnwa
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pilots approve new contract
Replies: 43
Views: 4378

Re: DL Pilots approve new contract

enilria wrote:
I predict a short period before they start complaining they are underpaid, unless the OPEC deal drives up fuel prices.

They should join the AA pilots and complain both groups are underpaid.

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by bobnwa
Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pilots want 2015 contract reopened
Replies: 7
Views: 1508

Re: AA pilots want 2015 contract reopened

jumbojet wrote:
AA pilots are stuck with their deal until 2020. Sorry, hopefully they don't whine about it.

Are kidding about the AA pilots not going to whine? Thatis what they do best.

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by bobnwa
Sat Nov 19, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EK the new Pan Am?
Replies: 112
Views: 17713

Re: Is EK the new Pan AM?

Pan Am once was the second most recognizable brand name in the United States after Coca-Cola. They had an extensive route system to all six continents, including routes that did not originate or terminate in the U.S. EK relies solely on one hub, which when banks of flights are in, turns the termina...

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by bobnwa
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pay Increase
Replies: 160
Views: 11807

Re: Delta Pay Increase

Wow on top having the highest profit share for their airline employees. This is another awesome move. I would love to work for Delta. Only Delta pilots (with a union) have the best profit sharing program in the industry, all the non-union employees had theirs cut almost in half...which basically ma...

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by bobnwa
Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pay Increase
Replies: 160
Views: 11807

Re: Delta Pay Increase

Typical calculated move by Delta to keep it members from organizing. Hopefully we're smart enough not fall for it. Yes, turn the money down and don't accept any future increases. That will show how smart are. How about if we march and burn up our increase . Grab the pitchforks and torches. We will ...

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by bobnwa
Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should PHL-AMS be upgraded?
Replies: 25
Views: 3565

Re: Should PHL-AMS be upgraded?

For those of you who may not know, American Airlines' (Formerly U.S. Airways') route between Philadelphia and Amsterdam is operated by a Boeing 757-2B7 both ways at all times. Both of those airports are very big and that does look like a very profitable route, does anybody think an A330-200 would b...

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by bobnwa
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: White tail aircraft at RSW
Replies: 2
Views: 1346

White tail aircraft at RSW

Tor the past several months There has been Four DC10 or Md11 freighters parked on a taxiway. Anybody have any info on them?

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by bobnwa
Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LGA Still Considered Worst US Airport?
Replies: 66
Views: 6659

Re: Is LGA Still Considered Worst US Airport?

Ih8b6 wrote:
Lol CVG overcrowded?? You should have seen it when you were like 3. It actually was crowded with a lot of flights and people. However, parts were newer, nice and the place was efficient.

Security was better when it was downstairs.

How old is like 3? Can't we cut out the valley girl talk?

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by bobnwa
Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta operate NRT-MNL
Replies: 31
Views: 7703

Re: How does Delta operate NRT-MNL

Coal wrote:
PanzerPowner wrote:
NRT-MNL

This is a prestige route. DL only flies it for the prestige, hence it flies it's best aircraft there, which is the 744.

What in the hell is prestigious about a flight to MNL?

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by bobnwa
Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani passengers force women to change seats on domestic United Airlines flight
Replies: 93
Views: 14849

Re: Pakistani passengers force women to change seats on domestic United Airlines flight

There are no Muslim monks.Who is the joker that started this Thread? I never used the word muslim in my post, only the newspaper did. I used the words Arabian Countries and last time I checked Pakistan falls in that category. So I do not think I said anything factually wrong in my post. -- As for o...

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by bobnwa
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani passengers force women to change seats on domestic United Airlines flight
Replies: 93
Views: 14849

Re: Pakistani passengers force women to change seats on domestic United Airlines flight

There are no Muslim monks.Who is the joker that started this Thread?

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by bobnwa
Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United; why the 77W AND A35J?
Replies: 80
Views: 10249

Re: United; why the 77W AND A35J?

What is United's strategy with ordering the 777-300ER AND A350-1000? I know the 777 beats the A350 on cargo capacity, but other than that, the airframes are pretty equal in terms of performance and sheer size. We all know the 77W will be predominately EWR based, with the A350 replacing the 747, but...

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by bobnwa
Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL in RDU
Replies: 56
Views: 10094

Re: DL in RDU

ERJ170 wrote:
Can someone confirm 787 is painted on the lines at gate 21, 23, 24, or 25?

Does not mean anthing, which lines are painted at a gate.

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by bobnwa
Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian looking at A380
Replies: 109
Views: 21548

Re: Hawaiian looking at A380

Are sure this is not an April 1 posted early?

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by bobnwa
Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana to USA
Replies: 23
Views: 5596

Re: Cubana to USA

Alexdk wrote:
Polot wrote:
I also imagine that US-Cuba is dominated by US point of sale. It is probably difficult for Cubana to break into that.

I think they would want to start it just for political reasons.

What political reason would Cuba have to start service? Did you just use that word for the Hell of it?

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by bobnwa
Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF DC10s parked at RSW
Replies: 3
Views: 1525

USAF DC10s parked at RSW

For the past few months there has been USAF DC10's parked at a taxiway at RSW. What are they doing there?

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by bobnwa
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't B6 fly from MCO to DTW or CLE?
Replies: 16
Views: 1807

Re: Why doesn't B6 fly from MCO to DTW or CLE?

B6 doesn't fly MCO-dtw because offers superior service better on time and competitive fares to what B6 would offer .

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by bobnwa
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MHT is still pathetically begging B6
Replies: 35
Views: 5154

Re: MHT is still pathetically begging B6

Why do your characterize it as pathetically? Isn't their job to promote and find new service

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by bobnwa
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF-KLM: Transavia might go long-haul
Replies: 21
Views: 4992

Re: AF-KLM: Transavia might go long-haul

KL/AF have been messing around with both Martinair and Transavia for years with very little success. sure wish they could drop the AF part mof the airline!

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by bobnwa
Mon Sep 05, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia A330 Inaugural Flight- Passengers Soil Cabin
Replies: 41
Views: 12090

Re: Saudia A330 Inaugural Flight- Passengers Soil Cabin

I rwmber back a few years ago when a number of US charter ailines flew trips into Saudia Arabia for the HAJ and they had terrible experiences with the toilet habits of their passengers. Must be a cultural thing

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by bobnwa
Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ's Latest Problem: Getting The MRJ To The US
Replies: 123
Views: 29182

Re: MRJ's Latest Problem: Getting The MRJ To The US

Isn't this situation explained about once a year for every new aircraft

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by bobnwa
Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines system outage August 8th, 2016
Replies: 261
Views: 30547

Re: Big Problems at Big Delta

AWACSooner wrote:
WN and DL within a few weeks time? Maybe it's just me, but I highly doubt this is purely coincidence.

Yep Delta just confirmed its computor system was getting erroneous messages from a grassy knoll in Dallas

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by bobnwa
Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM Passengers stranded at MAD (travelling on buddy passes)
Replies: 48
Views: 7340

Re: AM Passengers stranded at MAD (with cheap tickets)

If the stranded passengers are either employees or retirees of their respective airline Then they are probably eligible to buy ID90 ticketson a whole long list of airlines. I f they are buddy pass passengers then they may be out of luck. The employees who give them the tickets are fully aware of the...

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by bobnwa
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM independent?
Replies: 57
Views: 9160

Re: KLM independent?

KL is superiorto AF in nearly every category one could think of. and has been that way since the merger.Having delt with both airlines regarding the joint venture with NW thenDL From every thing I saw KL is a much superior airline with a better looking future than than AF.

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by bobnwa
Thu Jul 21, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM at MCO? Would it be feasible?
Replies: 29
Views: 3158

Re: KLM at MCO? Would it be feasible?

KLM aslo operated AMS-MCO-MEX and return .

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by bobnwa
Wed Jul 13, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta is spying at Qatar Airways in Atlanta.
Replies: 61
Views: 13951

Re: Delta is spying at Qatar Airways in Atlanta.

This a non news item! Airlines have been counting other airline passengers since the DC-3 days. Any Anet members who don't know this needs a refresher

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by bobnwa
Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miracle on the Hudson movie trailer - did the NTSB or US question Capt. Sully's conduct ??
Replies: 46
Views: 9583

Re: Miracle on the Hudson movie trailer - did the NTSB or US question Capt. Sully's conduct ??

Do you not think that the NTSB or US should know what the circumstances were from Capt Sully directly? He woudld definitely know better than anyone else

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by bobnwa
Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots begin picketing at terminals
Replies: 39
Views: 6912

Re: Delta pilots begin picketing at terminals

I will leave it up to the Delta pilots to inform the Anet members how poorly paid they are. We should realize that they are the sky gods, but I am sure they will point that out

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by bobnwa
Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 12688

RE: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vfw614" class="quote" target="_blank">vfw614</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>nteresting that they would not upgauge <acro...

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by bobnwa
Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 12688

RE: Delta To Start JFK-GLA Summer 2017

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Armodeen" class="quote" target="_blank">Armodeen</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Branding and marketing? Virgin is a househ...

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by bobnwa
Tue Jun 07, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit And The Future
Replies: 214
Views: 24736

RE: Detroit And The Future

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyDTW1992" class="quote" target="_blank">flyDTW1992</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Thank you, PSU.<acronym title="Detro...

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