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by 910A
Sat May 27, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk Private Jet Pilot in TVC
Replies: 10
Views: 1403

Re: Drunk Private Jet Pilot in TVC

http://www.record-eagle.com/news/local_ ... 0babf.html
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Here is the original story. I seem to recall a thread on this. http://www.record-eagle.com/news/local_ ... 0babf.html

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by 910A
Fri May 26, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 252
Views: 20903

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

70th anniversary of the first commercial flights from CEC. (I'm posting this here as the only flights from CEC is to PDX) From the pages of the May 23, 1947, Del Norte Triplicate: The first regularly scheduled airline flights from the Del Norte County Airport will begin Monday when the Transcalair C...

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by 910A
Fri May 26, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and DL in BOS as focus city. Is the future uncertain?
Replies: 64
Views: 5171

Re: AA and DL in BOS as focus city. Is the future uncertain?

Overall, I do see DL continuing to make small adds here and there at BOS. It looks like they'll be slightly over 100 departures a day by September with the already announced additions of AUS, MCI, JAX, and ORF. I could see DL adding the following destinations: FCO - summer seasonal, would complemen...

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by 910A
Fri May 26, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural PDX-LHR flight today
Replies: 31
Views: 5929

Re: Inaugural PDX-LHR flight today

nadavatar64 wrote:
Good to see that all of the J seats are full on PDX-LHR! OTOH, the Y seats are not that full. And I sincerely dont think BA is going to start that route as long as DL is operating it.


It's an inaugural, so the question is how many of those J seats are filled with free-loader dignitaries types?

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by 910A
Fri May 26, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals

Last night's game is a prime example again why the NHL playoffs are so much better than the NBA game, game 7 double overtime sudden death to see who advances. The NBA game was over before the finish of the first period (actually before game 1).

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by 910A
Wed May 24, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House Passes Health Care Law
Replies: 88
Views: 2095

Re: House Passes Health Care Law

And the CBO reveals that the House Health care bill really is just another pile of crap. http://www.npr.org/2017/05/24/529902300/cbo-republicans-ahca-would-leave-23-million-more-uninsured "The revised Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will leave 23 million more peop...

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by 910A
Tue May 23, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What aircraft is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: What aircraft is this?

One of the high rollers that partnered up to start Air California was C. Arnold Smith, big honcho of Westgate California. I'm wondering if this was his private aircraft, that he painted the livery of Air California on. He went onto to own the San Diego Padres both when they were members of the Pacif...

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by 910A
Tue May 23, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals

Never thought that Nashville would make the Cup finals, but they did. Now will be Ottawa or Pittsburgh.

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by 910A
Tue May 23, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What aircraft is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: What aircraft is this?

https://airlinersgallery.smugmug.com/Lo ... -jcHdnkN/A
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1967 - Air California first two electra's had foreign registrations. Here is a link to an Air California Electra from Qantas with a VH registration. Note the difference in the tail.
https://airlinersgallery.smugmug.com/Lo ... -jcHdnkN/A

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by 910A
Mon May 22, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with only one 747 pax service left
Replies: 66
Views: 6367

Re: Airports with only one 747 pax service left

Is VX the only operator at MCO? I hardly ever make it out there I prefer TPA since I work there obviously. I don't really remember seeing any 747's there except for virgins. Lady Penelope and I have a love hate relationship. Lufthansa still flies a 744 unless anything has changed, which is unlikely...

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by 910A
Sun May 21, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals

Two games in a row that the Senators didn't show up to play. Pens blew them out today 7-0.

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by 910A
Sun May 21, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months
Replies: 72
Views: 7590

Re: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months

Does CX have any aircraft currently in their fleet or on order that could make the route non-stop?

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by 910A
Sun May 21, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A330 in YYZ
Replies: 15
Views: 3570

Re: Delta A330 in YYZ

That was Delta 135 from AMS to DTW. (N861NW). Looks like the plane is still at YYZ nearly 20 hours later.

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by 910A
Fri May 19, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World's oldest "new airline" changing name
Replies: 5
Views: 1981

Re: World's oldest "new airline" changing name

Wingtips56 wrote:
But thanks for this thread, as I had missed the part about Baltia changing it's name; I thought US Global was a different fart in the wind.

It probably is still a different fart in the wind. :D

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by 910A
Fri May 19, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16959

Re: More UA Woes; National Guard Soldier forced to pay bag fees

I served in the early 1970's and I for one is really tired of these current active duty service members with their entitled mentality. For goodness sake, this clown is an 0-2 therefore he could easily paid the bill and get reimbursed by the DOD, it's not like he is private is isn't making any money..

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by 910A
Fri May 19, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals

TWA772LR wrote:
Ducks and oilers was a total nail biter. .


Classic SC playoff game. Score really late to tie, and off to sudden death overtime..

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by 910A
Thu May 18, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: 2017 NHL conference/SC finals

Boy the Pens, got their butts handed to them by the Senators last night 5-1. The question is who will be in goal for the Pens in Game 4.

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by 910A
Wed May 17, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Special Prosecutor Name In Russia Probe
Replies: 47
Views: 1077

Re: Special Prosecutor Name In Russia Probe

Trump is not dealing in reality, thinking this will be a short investigation. Mueller, Comey, and Rosenstein have all worked together in the past, so if I was Trump I would be uncomfortable. It appears to me, that Rosenstein doesn't trust the GOP leadership in Congress by not giving them a heads up ...

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by 910A
Wed May 17, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX JFK-PHX
Replies: 8
Views: 1689

Re: VX JFK-PHX

And since VX doesn't serve PHX at all, it would be an orphan route, and I wondering if there are any gates available for a new carrier at this time in PHX.

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by 910A
Wed May 17, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Welcome on board, this is your king speaking ... "
Replies: 79
Views: 10207

Re: "Welcome on board, this is your king speaking ... "

That would be very cool if he did that once..

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by 910A
Tue May 16, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 26483

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

PHX is certainly a big US without any transoceanic international flights (save BA) - but that is because of the poor quality of its population base. The city has relied on retirees and snowbirds far too much for economic expansion; as opposed to building a vibrant economy that can fill seats up fro...

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by 910A
Tue May 16, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of scheduled A345 service?
Replies: 54
Views: 9785

Re: The death of the A345?

ASQ400 wrote:
Azerbaijan was pointed out, and Nigeria's Arik Air is another operator


Arik replaced the 345's with 332's. HiFly is operating the those 345's now, with a similar paint scheme.

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voxkel wrote:

IB does not operated the 345, never have.

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by 910A
Tue May 16, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of scheduled A345 service?
Replies: 54
Views: 9785

Re: The death of the A345?

Nope you're wrong. Azerbaijan Airlines are still flying two.

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by 910A
Sun May 14, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?
Replies: 41
Views: 7113

Re: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?

airbazar wrote:
SIN-YYZ

Aren't there some issues with route authorities between Canada and Singapore governments?

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by 910A
Sat May 13, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 252
Views: 20903

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

Does Boutique interline with anybody? http://tribwekchron.com/2016/03/imperial-county-has-new-air-service/ Information provided in the article about EAS service in Imperial County from last year. “Boutique Air’s proposal was supported by the County of Imperial Board of Supervisors; however, Boutiqu...

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by 910A
Fri May 12, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 337
Views: 27754

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

It would be really nice if they could build the Skytrain out to Jefferson/Washington to connect up with the light rail from the west side. It would make it much more convenient for Customers staying at the hotel to access Downtown. It would also make 2 entry points to the Skytrain system spreading ...

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by 910A
Fri May 12, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 252
Views: 20903

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

Speaking of PenAir, The (CEC) Border Coast Regional Airport Authority renewed KS's EAS contract for another two years in the CEC-PDX market. I don't know if that needs to be blessed with DOT's holy water on a renewal (as with the original assignment) or if this is complete with the local authority....

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by 910A
Thu May 11, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 252
Views: 20903

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

Who is Neiltown Air? Are they subbing for KS? That's an additional, confusing item. Both PEN and NLA flights appear in the airport schedules. PEN now shows "Owner Unknown". NLA decodes as PenAir with Neiltown as the owner. But neither set of flights updates progress in FlightAware and Fli...

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by 910A
Wed May 10, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baseball Charters 2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3732

Re: Baseball Charters 2017

[quote="n7371f]. Mariners had previously used Paradigm out of Dallas & their 757-200. The team did not have a good year with them & Delta pounced. Next up the is the airline marketing contract after this season. Alaska has it; Delta wants it.[/quote] Rockies are using the Paradigm 757 t...

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by 910A
Wed May 10, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18
Replies: 337
Views: 27754

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

WestJet is coming back to Mesa for a second year. WestJet is extending its service at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Calgary and Edmonton. Airport representatives said passenger numbers for the regional flight were above WestJet's system-wide average, hitting at least 90 percent. The airline will n...

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by 910A
Tue May 09, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 Years ago Today: Fokker F28 First Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 2205

Re: 50 Years ago Today: Fokker F28 First Flight

My goodness, it's been 40 years ago that I had my first and only F-28 Fellowship flight, Transair (Canada) from YAM to YYZ. Brown and Yellow little bird..

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by 910A
Mon May 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14
Replies: 252
Views: 20903

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - Part 14

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/NLA196


Who is Neiltown Air? Are they subbing for KS?
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32andBelow wrote:


Who is Neiltown Air? Are they subbing for KS?

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by 910A
Thu May 04, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Woman Found With 5.8kg Of Cocaine At BOG
Replies: 6
Views: 940

Re: Australian Woman Found With 5.8kg Of Cocaine At BOG

Apparently the US DEA tip off the Columbians http://www.smh.com.au/world/cassandra-sainsburys-plane-ticket-bought-in-hong-kong-led-to-us-tipoff-in-colombia-20170502-gvxr4z.html The US Drug Enforcement Agency tipped off Colombian authorities to their suspicions about an Australian woman potentially s...

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by 910A
Wed May 03, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airports in the US operate 24h?
Replies: 46
Views: 5104

Re: Which airports in the US operate 24h?

[ I arrived on a 12AM flight PHX-MKE last year and the airport was indeed dead at that time. It was weird walking through a dark airport. Just pointing out, you will never see a 12am departure or arrival time in any schedule. Before 2008 the HP/US side of T4 at PHX was dead after 2030hrs, as the hu...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United introduces E175's to GRB
Replies: 19
Views: 2985

Re: United introduces E175's to GRB

Good news for GRB..just curious who has the majority of the market between GRB-ORD, AA or UA?

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by 910A
Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United outlines changes to make flying "friendly" again
Replies: 99
Views: 8255

Re: United outlines changes to make flying "friendly" again

Did they forget more personal space in the aircraft for passengers?

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by 910A
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westbound “Redeyes”
Replies: 45
Views: 6707

Re: Westbound “Redeyes”

In the 70's, there were tons of lights between midnight and say 06:00. DL and EA has significant banks of flights around 01:00 at ATL. DL had a 747 flight ATL-DAL-LAX that left ATL around 00:30, leave DAL about 02:40 with an arrival at LAX a few minutes after 03:00 There were plenty of city-to-city...

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by 910A
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Classic 747 Flight Log
Replies: 35
Views: 1500

Re: Your Classic 747 Flight Log

First one was a Delta 747-100 SFO to ATL back in April 1974 and the last one was this past June on a BA 744 from LHR to BOS. In between flown on 747's from UA, PA, TW, NW, AA, QF, CI, TG, NZ, AF, LH, probably missing a carrier or two. The special treat was after the San Francisco earthquake in Oct 1...

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by 910A
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has any airline had buyers remorse on going to all twin engine widebodies for intercontinential flights
Replies: 92
Views: 11700

Re: Has any airline had buyers remorse on going to all twin engine widebodies for intercontinential flights

keitherson wrote:
No. Usually for any buyers' remorse it's the opposite for twin engine widebodies: for example VA with their 77Ws. They would have done much better only with 330s or smaller planes.


What would VA have used to cross the pacific to the US?

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by 910A
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 2122

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread

kitplane01 wrote:
Sawyer is actually changing. It's getting a 70 seat airplane for the first time,


American Eagle has operated the CR700 for at least a year now. MQT now has service to all three mid-western hubs, MSP, DTW and ORD.

ILUVDC10S wrote:
Youper


The term is yooper.

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by 910A
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Air Marshal Left Loaded Gun in an Airplane Bathroom
Replies: 63
Views: 5419

Re: U.S. Air Marshal Left Loaded Gun in an Airplane Bathroom

Once the paperwork is done, she will get suspended for a week or so.

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by 910A
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Altercation between Pilot and Passenger in terminal after flight.
Replies: 2
Views: 854

Re: Altercation between Pilot and Passenger in terminal after flight.

jakubz wrote:
I'm not shocked the TSA guy just stood there.


What did you expect the TSA guy to do? They aren't trained and have zero authority for an incident like this.

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by 910A
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC Area Lawmakers to Colleagues: Hands Off DCA
Replies: 96
Views: 10491

Re: DC Area Lawmakers to Colleagues: Hands Off DCA

What west-of-perimeter city that wants a DCA flight and can support one still doesn't have one? I can't think of any. Can't pretty much any Hill critter who wants to fly home, and their airport can economically support a nonstop DCA flight, do so? I really hope none of the 535 have their heart set ...

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by 910A
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on
Replies: 30
Views: 3751

Re: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on

New York has very harsh gun laws. He was arrested because he possessed an unpermitted firearm in the state of NY, which is a misdemeanor, not because he was trying to get through security with it. TSA typically doesn’t detain in jurisdictions where the firearm is otherwise legally possessed. Are yo...

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by 910A
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX-HNL A330 Routing
Replies: 26
Views: 6160

Re: PHX-HNL A330 Routing

It's a daily flight, there's barely time for it to go anywhere else. AA692 PHX1205 – 1555HNL 333 D AA693 HNL2215 – 0709+1PHX 333 D Sitting on the ground at PHX from 709 to 1205 daily is inefficient use of even a widebody jet, given the low-yield leisure route it would be flying. OP seems to think t...

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by 910A
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations
Replies: 34
Views: 7878

Re: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations

Any chance EA comes in with a multiple aircraft bid for one or more of the teams? They were doing charters for the SF Giants, last I heard. Eastern no longer flies the San Francisco Giants, Delta does.. American only serve the Cardinals this past season, prior to that it was Delta, Northwest and Am...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sign the Petition for California Car Tax
Replies: 16
Views: 917

Re: Sign the Petition for California Car Tax

American Petroleum Institute states that Pennsylvania drivers pay the most in gas taxes (state and federal) at 76 cents per gallon, California is currently 56 cents per gallon which is the 7th highest in the country. Consider it a user fee, if you want decent roads and numerous roads are in need of ...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US
Replies: 22
Views: 4908

Re: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US

What a dummy, disassemble the gun and throw parts away , turn yourself in and get hosed. Be caught doing that and you are into real trouble. Declare the gun and you perhaps spoiled your vacation. If you look at the gun laws in South East Asia, then handing in the gun at the airport on arrival and o...

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by 910A
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US
Replies: 22
Views: 4908

Re: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the TSA screening area at the TBIT taped, if so I wouldn't want to be on the tape allowing the police officer to pass through inspection without finding the firearm. I suppose she will also face some US federal charges also and possibly lose her job. I understand s...

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