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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 58
Views: 6955

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

This is the perfect plane for this route. Pre-merger wise the 777 was too much and the 763 was too weak performance wise.

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA releases worst safety video ever?
Replies: 115
Views: 12278

Re: BA releases worst safety video ever?

It isn't that bad as some have made it out to be. I actually enjoyed it and I don't understand a single thing of "British humor"

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Adding Additional 77W's to Schedule
Replies: 55
Views: 14492

Re: United Adding Additional 77W's to Schedule

The 77W has made it down to EZE a few times as well on the IAH-EZE route

What I really want to know, is why haven't the 772 C's been placed on the ORD-HKG route yet? Or just running flights in ORD in general.

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can anyone kindly tell me what this is? [United 757]
Replies: 38
Views: 7864

Re: Can anyone kindly tell me what this is? [United 757]

Guys, its not a big deal. Here are the associated restrictions for having a single seal missing. Straight from the MEL manual itself. For one seal missing the following performance penalties are applied: A. Reduce Takeoff Performance Limited Weight by 100 pounds. B. Reduce Enroute Climb Performance ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can anyone kindly tell me what this is? [United 757]
Replies: 38
Views: 7864

Re: Can anyone kindly tell me what this is? [United 757]

Just a slat/flap seal coming loose. You can have several missing before any type of penalty is applied. Even then, its extremely minimal.

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to the twin jack headphone socket on planes?
Replies: 32
Views: 5592

Re: What happened to the twin jack headphone socket on planes?

Gosh, I remember the headphones that used hollow tubes of air instead of wires. Hahaha

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of the Boeing yoke.
Replies: 75
Views: 15429

Re: Future of the Boeing yoke.

My question is, why should they change? For more leg room? Thats about it.

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing receives Unidentified Order for 20 777X
Replies: 51
Views: 12787

Re: Boeing receives Unidentified Order for 20 777X

United ordered them but are waiting to announce it until they announce the A350 order cancellation first...



:stirthepot: :lol:

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA SFO-NRT Now 77W
Replies: 8
Views: 1995

UA SFO-NRT Now 77W

..and thus ends all 747 service to Japan. As of a few days ago the last flight for a B744 went to NRT and back. All flights now out of all the hubs are on a 772 or 77W and 787.

Damn. Crazy how the Japan 747 service went out with nothing but a whimper...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 9547

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

UAL SFO-NRT is no longer operated by a 744 as of 2 days ago. Its now on a 77W.

The last routes as of June on the 744 are ICN, PEK, PVG, TPE, FRA and LHR. All out of SFO. From what I hear, TPE is expected to to go 77W in July.

Rumor has it, ICN will be the last B744 flight for UA

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pan Am 747 Retrojet & Farewell Tour?
Replies: 90
Views: 18863

Re: Delta Pan Am 747 Retrojet & Farewell Tour?

It needs to be some variation of NWA and United needs to do some variation of Pan AM Would make the most sense honestly and keep both legacies remembered. Arguing about who purchased what assets and who should do what is pointless. NWA was a major 747 operator and Pan Am was the original. Over the l...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA upping the ante in Hawaii
Replies: 120
Views: 16030

Re: UA upping the ante in Hawaii

Fantastic news. ORD-OGG-ORD going almost daily. Was hoping to see a IAH or EWR to OGG but oh well. Otherwise, this is great news for the islands

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 180
Views: 23786

Re: UA suspends CCS effective 7/1

If I understand correctly, UA had been using a 757 on the IAH-CCS with an augmented crew. Loads were bad, so they switched to a 737. Since a 737 doesn't have a flat business class seat for a crew rest, they added a stop in AUA do a crew change. Crew can't stay in CCS for safety reasons. Loads are s...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 180
Views: 23786

Re: UA suspends CCS effective 7/1

The newly required stop in AUA likely killed the economics on this route. If I understand correctly, UA had been using a 757 on the IAH-CCS with an augmented crew. Loads were bad, so they switched to a 737. Since a 737 doesn't have a flat business class seat for a crew rest, they added a stop in AU...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Jun 03, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1
Replies: 180
Views: 23786

Re: UA suspends CCS (Caracas) effective 7/1

Flight is hemorrhaging money every time it operates. Loads are empty, there is no non-stop from IAH anymore. The flight goes IAH-AUA-CCS-IAH now, with a crew change only in AUA. Reason for the stop was they didn't want to overnight crews in CCS anymore. This flight is an absolute total loss on all f...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?
Replies: 93
Views: 13782

Re: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?

whooooooooooooooo the hell Caaaaaaaaaaaaaares? Enough already. It doesn't really matter. When is Delta going to rebrand? When is AA going to rebrand? When is who the hell cares anymore going to rebrand? As a UA employee I am so sick and tired of hearing this over, and over and over again from whate...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed May 31, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could SJU regain hub status?
Replies: 42
Views: 6198

Re: Could SJU regain hub status?

How do you annex something that is already part of the US? I think you need to read up on your history. Annexation only occurs when a territory becomes an official state. That is not what annexation means. Annexation simply means to become territory of a government; it is completely independent of ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed May 31, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?
Replies: 93
Views: 13782

Re: UA Rebrand: Will this happen anytime soon?

whooooooooooooooo the hell Caaaaaaaaaaaaaares? Enough already. It doesn't really matter. When is Delta going to rebrand? When is AA going to rebrand? When is who the hell cares anymore going to rebrand? As a UA employee I am so sick and tired of hearing this over, and over and over again from whatev...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri May 26, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot refuses to fly packed airplane because passenger labelled his personal WIFI ‘Jihadist Cell London 1’
Replies: 95
Views: 14933

Re: Pilot refuses to fly packed airplane because passenger labelled his personal WIFI ‘Jihadist Cell London 1’

It's all fun and games until an airplane blows up. A lot of you, on an airline forum think this is funny, or was an overreaction, or is no big dea....etc My goodness some of you people need a reminder what industry this is and what world you live in. God forbid something terrible happens to remind y...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue May 23, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 368
Views: 28023

Re: Unruly Trump Supporter Carried off United Flight 87 PVG-EWR

Him wearing that hat had nothing to do with this story. That was the only thing trump related about it.

Sensationalist click bait article.

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon May 22, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Twins vs. quads and international over water routings.
Replies: 65
Views: 5773

Re: Twins vs. quads and international over water routings.

You people are a piece of work. On what planet is being on 1 engine in a twin as safe as being on 3 engines in a quad? None. ETOPS isn't any kind of capability that the aircraft can magically do. Stop applying 120, 138,180, 207...etc to any aircraft as being "perfectly capable" of flying ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon May 22, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Twins vs. quads and international over water routings.
Replies: 65
Views: 5773

Re: Twins vs. quads and international over water routings.

On what planet is being on 1 engine in a twin as safe as being on 3 engines in a quad? None. ETOPS isn't any kind of capability that the aircraft can magically do. Stop applying 120, 138,180, 207...etc to any aircraft as being "perfectly capable" of flying on a single engine. The ETOPS min...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun May 14, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6269

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

In this case very smart of UA to return to BOM. No way in hell I'd want to divert to ALA or anywhere else if I was stable enough to return to BOM. Haven't heard much about this incident so I trust UA took good care of the pax w/r/t hotel rooms, rebookings. I wouldn't be so sure of that. There are h...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri May 12, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6269

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

They could have landed in Tehran like NW did with a DC-10-30 . In a emergency I think politics is tossed out the window is it ? The NW Dc-10 was serviced and went onward to AMS without further incident . UA could have done that no ? As you know Iran is not very friendly to the US so anything with a...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri May 12, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 375
Views: 126240

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

I take this news as nothing more than bad news. I am sorry, but 2 other major forums I am apart of (or should I say, was) were bought and taken over by VS. Today? It was ran into the ground and they are all but ghost towns. These were major traffic sports forums that had at its peak, thousands of p...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri May 12, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6269

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

But why go back to to BOM and not back to DEL or Bucharest or Munich or even Frankfurt. Several reasons. Passenger protection. Its safe to assume that most of these passengers are from BOM or have a closer reltation to BOM than anywhere else so it makes more sense to bring them back as the flight w...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri May 12, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6269

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

Hi, I was just on FR24 and saw that UA 49 doing the BOM-EWR run was diverted all the way back to BOM after it had reached Kazakhstan? It seems an unnecessarily wrong diversion when both Astana and Almaty can receive the 77E. Anyone know why such a long diversion? Thanks! Initially, I would imagine ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri May 12, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6269

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

You only go into any of the -Stans as an absolute LAST resort, pretty much if a passenger is on an AED, the airplane is on fire, you lose an engine or a total depressurization. Diverting a UA 777 into any one of those airports for any other reason becomes a logistical nightmare for UA and thier pass...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed May 10, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA Bring 752s Out of Desert
Replies: 88
Views: 19062

Re: Should UA Bring 752s Out of Desert

Just more CO guys throwing shade about how they were the best, saved UA, and nothing can match their expertise. This from an airline that had to merge because in their own 10K filing they didn't have the money to pay for their planes from Boeing. Theirs some truth to what B737900ER is saying, two e...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed May 10, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should UA Bring 752s Out of Desert
Replies: 88
Views: 19062

Re: Should UA Bring 752s Out of Desert

the ua 757's were in bad shape, they got the same bad united maintenance for years. the wings needed so much sheet metal work from neglect, they had to junk them. they fixed a few in houston even after boeing told them not to. I have to challenge you on this, there has never been a time that United...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed May 10, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to Aruba and Tucson
Replies: 16
Views: 1760

Re: Sun Country to Aruba and Tucson

Tucson makes a lot of sense. It's a big market from MSP with little competition. With more ULCC competition to PHX that makes TUS more attractive. Aruba is a really long stage length (100 miles further than ANC - I believe it will become SY's longest route). I find it hard to believe that it will b...

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon May 01, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilot hits female passenger
Replies: 119
Views: 15249

Re: Delta pilot hits female passenger

Everybody wants to blame the airlines, but for ***** sake can anyone take responsibility for themselves anymore? Its always somebody else's fault now.

Society as a collective whole is headed down the toilet.

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon May 01, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?
Replies: 8
Views: 2335

Re: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?

I could be wrong, but I think that symbol is used do to the radar system in the nose as radar can be considered radiation. Especially at high powers and extremely close range.

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Number of life rafts on B737 and A320
Replies: 16
Views: 1285

Re: Number of life rafts on B737 and A320

At least in the US it's governed by 14 CFR 121.339 It's not international or not international. It's either extended overwater or not extended overwater equipped. You can fly international without having life rafts aboard, i.e. Canada or Mexico from the US. If you're on an airplane and they only me...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Number of life rafts on B737 and A320
Replies: 16
Views: 1285

Re: Number of life rafts on B737 and A320

At least in the US it's governed by 14 CFR 121.339 It's not international or not international. It's either extended overwater or not extended overwater equipped. You can fly international without having life rafts aboard, i.e. Canada or Mexico from the US. If you're on an airplane and they only me...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Number of life rafts on B737 and A320
Replies: 16
Views: 1285

Re: Number of life rafts on B737 and A320

Non-900ER 737 NG's have them in the ceiling installed, or if not installed they can be placed in the overhead bins. The latter is unfavorable as it takes up already precious bin space but fortunately only occurs usually when the aircraft has been approved for over water operations without having the...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATW says drop UA rebrand as CO
Replies: 134
Views: 19322

Re: ATW says drop UA rebrand as CO

Ugh not again.

Can we just let this DIE. Its been almost a decade. Lets move on from this crap.

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?
Replies: 112
Views: 28604

Re: Update on Hawaiian Airlines new livery?

Sometimes less is better. No need for a major change for one of the best of the best out there.

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why is the B738 such a success vs. other 737 models?
Replies: 5
Views: 1543

Re: Why is the B738 such a success vs. other 737 models?

Its the most balanced 737 in terms of economics and capability. A fully equipped -800 is a very capable aircraft. Its got decent legs, burn, pax count, engine options (26/27K) while having good economics as well. Where the -700 is too little and the -900ER's are too much, the -800 is just right. Dur...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo
Replies: 419
Views: 69361

Re: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo

I have been saying for a long time now, something is "off" about the 350 order here at UA. I remember when the 787's were being built, and about to come on-line. There was so much buzz around the airplane in the company. Simulators installed, daily emails from United Daily about the progre...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW
Replies: 182
Views: 19451

Re: Norwegian announces DEN-LGW and SEA-LGW

The sooner this airline over expands the sooner this cancerous scab dies off.

I hope this airline fails in every sense of the word.

Absolutely ZERO major US airline will code share or establish any reciprocal agreements with them. Period.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 59
Views: 13245

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

I am wondering what impact the 3 A/C going back to the mainland mean to the Guam hub than the ICN-NRT route. 3 out of 11 frames is a decent cut in flying....

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B747F at FL450?!
Replies: 28
Views: 6129

Re: B747F at FL450?!

FL420? That has to have been before RVSM or you remembered the wrong flight level. RVSM has nothing to do with how high you can fly an airplane. Its just separation requirements. RVSM separation above FL410 is 2000 feet, not 1000. You do the maths. That doesn't mean you cant get a cleared altitude ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B747F at FL450?!
Replies: 28
Views: 6129

Re: B747F at FL450?!

It's a Boeing...... It's always above the rest. Been at FL 450 many times. It's got the umph to get there when lite. Also done a 17 hr flight. I started at FL300 at 870k and up to FL 420 at the end of the flight where it really sips fuel. Been FL430 in the 767. Love to try the 787 or 777-9 . 350 sh...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 167
Views: 20804

Re: SEAT Law coming?

I agree 100% and I work for for a major US airline.

It has become worse and worse over time. The airlines aren't going to stop if they can get away with it. I may be an employee, but I am still a human being for Christ sake.

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 170
Views: 13123

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

I am all for keeping SOME EAS markets (Alaska being a prime example.) However, a major review and overhaul is needed to be done. Some states have multiple cities with EAS service. The UP of Michigan for example doesn't need service to CMX, SAW, IMT, ESC and SSM.(if you count SSM, could be Canada) Y...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 170
Views: 13123

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

I am all for keeping SOME EAS markets (Alaska being a prime example.) However, a major review and overhaul is needed to be done. Some states have multiple cities with EAS service. The UP of Michigan for example doesn't need service to CMX, SAW, IMT, ESC and SSM.(if you count SSM, could be Canada) Yo...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 375
Views: 126240

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

I take this news as nothing more than bad news. I am sorry, but 2 other major forums I am apart of (or should I say, was) were bought and taken over by VS. Today? It was ran into the ground and they are all but ghost towns. These were major traffic sports forums that had at its peak, thousands of po...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac ARJ21 Enters Service
Replies: 75
Views: 20239

Re: Comac ARJ21 Enters Service

I doubt this thing will ever fly in any western "modern" country.

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA A350's
Replies: 194
Views: 29277

Re: UA A350's

I am still betting the A350's never come on property. Thats the general sentiment here at UA. Whether they get deferred, substituted for A321's or just outright canceled I just dont see them here. Things are just....silent. No hype, no anticipation, no marketing.... nothing. Everyone views it as a b...

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