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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: 14586

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: 176
Views: 16985

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: 52
Views: 3652

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: 52
Views: 3652

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: 6040

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: 6040

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: 340
Views: 62521

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: 6040

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: 6040

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: 6040

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: 18813

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: 18813

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: 1690

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: 15092

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: 2271

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: 1173

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: 1173

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: 1173

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: 19084

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: 110
Views: 27230

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: 1479

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: 68613

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: 172
Views: 16531

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: 13120

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: 5983

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: 5983

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: 20555

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: 12765

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: 12765

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: 340
Views: 62521

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: 60
Views: 15925

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: 29111

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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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 138
Views: 20970

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Nooooo!!!!!! I was going to try and get on one in March of 2018 for the last time!! Super sad. In April of this year, I need to go to Madrid from Des Moines. Does anybody know what routes 747 are flying to Europe from EWR, IAD or ORD that I could use to connect to Madrid? I tried to fly a 747 a yea...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United flight diverted following a ‘racist rant’ and abuse by passenger
Replies: 85
Views: 10314

Re: United flight diverted following a ‘racist rant’ and abuse by passenger

Looking at Flightaware and the route, instead of turning back for 3 hours to AKL, they were probably only 4 hours from HNL. Why didn't the pilot just divert to there and then all the crew wouldn't have exceed crew rest requirements and passengers could have gotten home with a shorter delay. Seems l...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 219 ORDHNL Diversion 1/3/17
Replies: 8
Views: 3108

Re: UA 219 ORDHNL Diversion 1/3/17

Routed that way for head-wind avoidance.

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737s In Asia
Replies: 21
Views: 4433

Re: United 737s In Asia

Do UA still fly CNS-GUM? I always wanted to fly the route. I assume UA has a GUN base for tech and cabin crew? Seems like it would be senior as little movement in or out? No, that route was discontinued sometime last year (I could be off on the year) FA's are somewhat senior, as are the pilots. A l...

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-300 vs 747-400
Replies: 42
Views: 11290

Re: 747-300 vs 747-400

JAL likely remembered as only airline to most 747 variants in their fleet except for -8 and -SP. 747-100 747-200 747-200SR and SUD 747-300 747-400 747-400D (domestic). cargo 747-100F 747-200F 747-400F I truly iconic pair together. 747 and JAL will go down in history as one of the most iconic pairin...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31715

Re: UA considering converting A35K order to A359 and/or A330

This is just my personal opinion rant based on my general observations internally here at UA. I have always doubted and I still doubt the A350 will ever fly under United Airlines. Let's just hurry up and get this thing over with and just cancel the order already. The order was placed originally by ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31715

Re: UA considering converting A35K order to A359 and/or A330

Some info regarding the A350s Apparently doesn't have appropriate crew rest facilities to comply with the contract and 117 rules. No fixes from Airbus so pilots can't fly any augmented flying in the A350. So changes could be coming eliminating the A350 order. Why wasn't this an issue when the order...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31715

Re: UA considering converting A35K order to A359 and/or A330

This is just my personal opinion rant based on my general observations internally here at UA. I have always doubted and I still doubt the A350 will ever fly under United Airlines. Let's just hurry up and get this thing over with and just cancel the order already. The order was placed originally by a...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31715

Re: UA Airbus Order

I wouldnt be surprised if the want to drop out of the A350 entirely. Can they though? Thats the 12.4 billion dollar question.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 122022

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

Avro 146 going from Bolivia to Rio Negro.... Thats near the limit of the aircraft distance wise, then you factor in high altitude airfield take off performance out of Bolivia, with a full passenger load + equipment and bags? Yeah, no way that plane was carrying all the fuel in order to keep the ful...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends IAH-MUC
Replies: 41
Views: 9308

Re: United Suspends IAH-MUC

This route right now is on the wrong equipment type. It needs to go to a 788 if they want to still keep the 763 capacity. The 763 is always leaving at or near max take off and is weight restricted out of MUC almost daily. Its just too long of a leg to carry pax and cargo for the 763. Especially in ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends IAH-MUC
Replies: 41
Views: 9308

Re: United Suspends IAH-MUC

This route right now is on the wrong equipment type. It needs to go to a 788 if they want to still keep the 763 capacity. The 763 is always leaving at or near max take off and is weight restricted out of MUC almost daily. Its just too long of a leg to carry pax and cargo for the 763. Especially in t...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 122022

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

Avro 146 going from Bolivia to Rio Negro.... Thats near the limit of the aircraft distance wise, then you factor in high altitude airfield take off performance out of Bolivia, with a full passenger load + equipment and bags? Yeah, no way that plane was carrying all the fuel in order to keep the full...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde question
Replies: 30
Views: 5362

Re: Concorde question

Quick question. When Concorde was flying the TATL route and their tracks crossed over the NAT tracks for the day, would the all the flying aircraft and passengers below on the NATs at FL390 and below hear the sonic boom regularly above them? NATs are variable and change latitude depending on winds s...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility
Replies: 16
Views: 1731

Re: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility

"But but but but UA us downsizing and leaving IAH because of bad oil!" -A.Net crew

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Sun Country in a league of its own?
Replies: 56
Views: 8857

Re: Is Sun Country in a league of its own?

Amazing company and airline. Most importantly, amazing people. I always try to fly them when I can

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD
Replies: 45
Views: 9718

Re: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD

It has been announced internally... Where and when? I don't remember seeing anything unless it came out within the last 2 weeks (been on vacation) I am actually curious when this was officially announced It has absolutely been announced, perhaps not to your work group? At least one major work group...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD
Replies: 45
Views: 9718

Re: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD

Until something is announced and said internally I am not buying it. The fleet gets moved around and optimized on an as needed basis. The winter months are approaching so you're going to see a lot of 767 flying on the TATL side. It has been announced internally... Where and when? I don't remember s...

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