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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA off runway at ORD
Replies: 38
Views: 8548

Re: UA off runway at ORD

*Slid off of taxiway V

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 2801

Re: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO

Are you referring to Thursday 1/17? Aircraft was downgraded due to 789s out of service. This causes a weight restriction. Flight cancelled and operated as 2809 for passenger reaccomodation. Ah ok, that explains it. Do you know how many seats were blocked on the outbound from SFO? Look at the United...

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 2801

Re: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO

DylanHarvey wrote:
flyguy84 wrote:
Are you referring to Thursday 1/17? That was operated by a -9, 3909.

UA2 on 1/17, FR24 shows that N26909 did the honors in 16hrs 44 mins.

Yep I was looking at something else. It was definitely a -8

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO
Replies: 14
Views: 2801

Re: United 787-8 on SFO-SIN-SFO

Are you referring to Thursday 1/17? Aircraft was downgraded due to 789s out of service. This caused a weight restriction. Flight cancelled and operated as 2809 for passenger reaccomodation.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hangar Fire at Paine Field? (Unconfirmed)
Replies: 4
Views: 1669

Re: Hangar Fire at Paine Field? (Unconfirmed)

I’m seeing reports that the fire sprinklers activated but no actual fire. EVA Air 787-9 line 801 is the aircraft in the hangar.

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NSA+NMA: Could Boeing do them both together (again)?
Replies: 41
Views: 4300

Re: NSA+NMA: Could Boeing do them both together (again)?

They don’t need to develop a small narrow body. E190/E195....

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 81
Views: 9401

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

The airport has reopened.

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 81
Views: 9401

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

Do we know that the airport is indeed closed? Referencing the live update on the FAA flight delay page....there is no reference to OMA being closed, and it shows delays of 15 minutes or less. That page doesn’t usually list every airport that is closed. Usually only during major events. The airport ...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 81
Views: 9401

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

[twoid][/twoid] Do we know that the airport is indeed closed? Referencing the live update on the FAA flight delay page....there is no reference to OMA being closed, and it shows delays of 15 minutes or less. That page doesn’t usually list every airport that is closed. Usually only during major event...

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA 1643 Runway Excursion at OMA
Replies: 81
Views: 9401

Re: SWA 1643 Runway Overrun at OMA

Southwest has a bit of a problem....

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/08/09/united-airlines-new-colors-brand-update-include-runway-gray/948207002/ Keep in mind these are the now the colors UA is working with.. Note especially the ‘Pacific Blue’ Yes - this was linked in the OP. Yes ... given how long thi...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

Here are some additional looks: Flight Ops https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/United-AIrlines-2019-uniforms-01.jpg https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/United-AIrlines-2019-uniforms-08.jpeg https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/wp-conte...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

iahcsr wrote:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/08/09/united-airlines-new-colors-brand-update-include-runway-gray/948207002/

Keep in mind these are the now the colors UA is working with..
Note especially the ‘Pacific Blue’

Yes - this was linked in the OP.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

Wear tests for inflight/flight ops/customer service will begin with the pieces in the current color palette to test form/fit and functionality. Later this year, they will proceed with the wear test in the new palette. Final roll-out in 2020. The pieces by Carhartt are in their final wear test phase ...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

smi0006 wrote:
With no press release from UA, and nothing on social media - are we sure this is the final design? Ready for public reveal?

Yes. They were also posted internally, albeit with additional looks.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

Re: First Look: United reveals new uniforms

For those of you asking where these colors came from, they are all part of the new color palette United introduced last year and will continue to use going forward. Reference the second link in the OP.

Also, these are just some of the looks. There’s others that have been released internally.

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Look: United reveals new uniforms
Replies: 141
Views: 16418

First Look: United reveals new uniforms

With the exception of 1 or 2 pieces, I like the new looks. Fresh and modern. Different! It signals a change is in the air. Hopefully a new/updated livery is in the works too... https://www.gannett-cdn.com/presto/2019/01/16/USAT/7f95e571-508c-4a3b-8457-474bf2ef4103-Inflight_1.jpg?width=520&height...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 240
Views: 34780

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Are there new seat maps for the Hi-J 763s or the PY 772s? The PE 772s are on the United website... all reconfigured 772s also have Premium Plus. The High-J 763 is here: https://twitter.com/LAflyr/status/984874494761189376 Very cool, thank you. What routes are tagged for the Hi-J 763s? Have to imagi...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 240
Views: 34780

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

fun2fly wrote:
Could the new 77W's mean that UA would keep the 78J's on PS routes permanently?

Nope...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fourth Quarter/2018 Earnings
Replies: 20
Views: 5413

United Fourth Quarter/2018 Earnings

United shares are sharply up in after-market trading as United beats Wall Street estimates on both fourth quarter revenue and profit. **In December 2018, ordered an additional four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft and 24 737 MAX aircraft.** For 2019, UAL expects adjusted diluted earnings per share to again...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737 off taxiway in CVG...heavy snow
Replies: 29
Views: 10026

Re: Delta 737 off taxiway in cvg...heavy snow

ibthebigd wrote:
Surprised it didn't divert to SDF?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk

Why? It’s off the taxiway not the runway. Not really a big deal.

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan
Replies: 14
Views: 4712

Re: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan

Don’t know if stop in SNN was maintenance or medical, but stop in EWR is for both crew change and FIS clearance. IAH FIS is refusing to stay late to deal with it. Given the current government paycheck problems I don’t blame them. Update: hearing issue was medical... Best wishes for the passenger in...

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by flyguy84
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan
Replies: 14
Views: 4712

Re: UA879 LHRIAH divert to SNN and EWR 12Jan

Do we need a thread for every diversion?

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by flyguy84
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United #2 Airline Again (Revenue Passenger Miles)
Replies: 50
Views: 8723

Re: United #2 Airline Again

How so? While I agree they haven't emphasized it as much in recent years, it is still UA's largest hub and they are about to embark on a major expansion project. The issue holding UA back at ORD is the continued presence of AA. Without AA, UA would likely build up ORD to ATL levels. The biggest iss...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United #2 Airline Again (Revenue Passenger Miles)
Replies: 50
Views: 8723

Re: United #2 Airline Again

They have been for the last several years if you’ve been watching. It's hard to save they've been upgauging -- they've been adding 50-seaters on net, not dropping them. https://aviationvoice.com/united-airlines-to-add-40-crj-200s-in-2018-2-201801261409/ Only because they are maxed out on 76 seaters...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019
Replies: 64
Views: 7590

Re: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019

Now there is a top off order for more A220s at DL. This seems to fit with the strategy as expressed on their presentation and in the video (thanks of the link). When looking at the ownership of the regionals, I think it shows it is going to be an active 12-24 months in this space (continuing to be ...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019
Replies: 64
Views: 7590

Re: Big 3 (AA,DL,UA) Regional Airlines -2019

Just like the parent airlines, regionals will go through consolidation. There are currently 14 on this list. I would think half a dozen could get eaten. Regionals left standing Endeavor, SkyWest, Republic, Horizon, Envoy, ExpressJet, GoJet, and Mesa. Compass, Piedmont, PSA, Air Wisconsin, Trans Sta...

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines
Replies: 14
Views: 2188

Re: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines

Ziyulu wrote:
If they were to cut security lines, would they close the Pre-Check line first?

No - they would actually funnel more people into the pre-check lines since it takes less time/manpower to process those passengers.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier adds JAX-RDU 3x Weekly from 4/30/19
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Frontier adds JAX-RDU 3x Weekly from 4/30/19

The dart board is out in 2019.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country announces Summer Expansion
Replies: 113
Views: 13740

Re: Sun Country announces massive Summer Expansion

A Sun Country question... We are flying them for the first time next month from BNA-MIA and looking at Seat Guru, Row 1 A-C does not have a bulkhead in front of the seats. Are you really staring at the door and FA Seat..? Looks like you guys jumped the gun.. BNA was going to announce at 0900CST Tha...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 224
Views: 21342

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

I feel JetBlue is setting itself up for an acquisition. I don't believe its going to be with Alaska.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Rumor: United adding gates at CLT

I’m confused at your statement “16 gates hardly cuts it as a focus city...” Of course it does, that would be one hell of a hub which is larger than a focus city. With that said, it’s not going to happen.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 589
Views: 90359

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

And AA today decided to copy DL playbook. - January 7, 2018 Motion of American Airlines for US-China Route Flexibility American respectfully requests that the Department grant all US carriers that hold US-China Zone 1 combination frequencies the flexibility to use their frequencies on any US-China ...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5+ Hour delays into SFO
Replies: 91
Views: 15968

Re: 5+ Hour delays into SFO

What do they do when they takeoff on 19R, which I believe is extremely rare. 19L takeoffs make a left turn and head south over Burlingame. What about 19R takeoffs? When I lived in Millbrae as a young child, 1R and 1L approaches were straight in over the hill and houses, not the curved approaches th...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 240
Views: 34780

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Sort of random but does anyone have any insight into why United has zero non stops between PDX and LAX? Seems like a pretty glaring hole in their west coast network. They just must not want to battle other airlines in the route. United is severely gate constrained at LAX (thanks SMI/J) so until the...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5+ Hour delays into SFO
Replies: 91
Views: 15968

Re: 5+ Hour delays into SFO

sincx wrote:
How much would it take to set up SOIA/CSPR approaches on 19L/R to enable parallel approaches in IMC? CSPR has greatly reduced delays in IMC when 28L/R are used for landings.

This wouldn’t increase the rate if you’re up and down on the 19s.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5+ Hour delays into SFO
Replies: 91
Views: 15968

Re: 5+ Hour delays into SFO

What goes into the calculation that produces the delay number? Many flights operate at or close to on time (especially long haul, transcons), and many cancel; there aren't many 10 hour delays to counterbalance the on times to get to a 5 hour average. Do they assign a number for the cancellations to...

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by flyguy84
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 130
Views: 16937

Re: Moxy's hubs?

Let me know when this airline comes to fruition.... then we can talk about it.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 19193

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Where would they even get slots for LHR, much less decent ones?

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing to Daytona Beach
Replies: 22
Views: 3198

Re: WestJet to Daytona Beach

Is the thread title wrong? lol

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by flyguy84
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country spending $6 million for new technology upgrades.
Replies: 19
Views: 3440

Re: Sun Country spending $6 million for new technology upgrades.

Unless this going to improve their abysmal customer service, then who cares.

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by flyguy84
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 87278

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Runway28L wrote:
Anyone know if there are any new B39M routes that have started? Are there any other new ones that are showing in future schedules?

Its been doing IAH-SFO/ORD recently.

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by flyguy84
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winter Storm Eboni Causes Disruptions at IAH and DFW
Replies: 46
Views: 7586

Re: Winter Storm Eboni Causes Disruptions at IAH and DFW

drerx7 wrote:
UA 1115 739 TPA-IAH to PHX...

Whut?

That’s not right. This flight number operates TPA-IAH and IAH-PHX. The flight did not divert.

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by flyguy84
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures
Replies: 81
Views: 12238

Re: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures

Disagree. If pay is given for doing your job correctly then it is nothing but job compensation. Naturally compensation is something people care about at a job. Agree that D0 is a stupid metric that harms customers more than it helps. This is why gate agents stuff you like goats into the plane and f...

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by flyguy84
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2602
Views: 359342

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Did you noticed whether the overhead bins and lavatories were changed also? I'm on N793UA tonight between SFO and ORD if I remember I will take a look. I'm getting a chance to try out the new premium plus seats on the flight. They're running the internationally configured birds on domestic runs now...

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by flyguy84
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures
Replies: 81
Views: 12238

Re: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures

Focusing on D0 means nothing --- take a look at last month when United was last among all majors in on-time arrivals. Nobody cares that you leave on-time, it's all about arriving on-time. I feel like United has taken a few steps back in their operations as of late. They have added a bunch of new fly...

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by flyguy84
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 602
Views: 87278

UA adds ORD-VPS/DRO/ECP/GJT/EUG/YHZ/RDM - Also adds to IAH/IAD

United today announced additional routes from its hubs at ORD/IAD/IAH. Lots of connecting the dots. Please see the release below. IAH adds include IAH-DRO and IAH-ONT IAD adds include IAD-TVC LAX adds include LAX-SCK (and yes - it deserves its own thread. It doesn't need to be buried in some obscure...

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by flyguy84
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 8750 over pacific
Replies: 49
Views: 9346

Re: WN 8750 over pacific

It never went above FL280 and filed oak-oak hardly an etops proving flight Is there a minimum flight level for proving flights? 3 Hr flight out over Pacific for a MX Hop that just happens to be a ETOPS 7378NG is Way out of WN normal procedures. Flyguy It’s not abnormal at all. ATC prefers this area...

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by flyguy84
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 8750 over pacific
Replies: 49
Views: 9346

Re: WN 8750 over pacific

Maintenance test flight. Next. And to claim this is “over the Pacific” is laughable. More like off the coast of California. Which ocean is off the coast of CA? The Pacific. So why is that laughable? :roll: Because it insinuated that it was out in deep water. There are WN flights every day that fly ...

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by flyguy84
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to sell ExpressJet
Replies: 67
Views: 9831

Re: SkyWest to sell ExpressJet

Different company. Perhaps you could take a minute to check your facts before posting? "Headquartered in North Olmsted, Ohio, CommutAir, operating as United Express, was founded in 1989 and is majority owned by Champlain Enterprises Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines." http://www.flyco...

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