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by MO11
Wed May 15, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 59
Views: 10910

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

Dude drop this already. Regional pilots are no longer low paid. They start at like 60k with bonuses and your a captain making 6 figures in 12 months these days He isn't referencing regionals which are not small airlines anymore. He is referencing Part 135 carriers that pay 12 bucks an hour still an...

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by MO11
Tue May 14, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended
Replies: 59
Views: 10910

Re: Via Air in trouble: majority of flights suspended

Gulfstream500 wrote:
Even with Via’s small fleet of 12, you can do it. (Air Wisconsin operated about 10 for UAX before becoming exclusively a UAX carrier).



Twelve? How about three, and one of those three hasn't flown in a month.

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by MO11
Tue May 14, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Three Class Narrowbodies
Replies: 81
Views: 8882

Re: Three Class Narrowbodies

So, instead of yelling louder, let's go back to a time (50 years ago) when United had three classes of service on its 720s and DC-8s (not all DC-8s were 3-class). In most markets there was First, Standard, and Custom Coach (F/L/Y). In some markets, such as West Coast-Hawaii and ORD-LAX, there was Fi...

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by MO11
Tue May 14, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 214
Views: 23864

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Southwest is increasing ROC-BWI from 3x to 4x in August. Wow. If that sticks, BWI then is on course to seriously compete with ORD as the top route N/S from ROC. Some nice reassurance, especially since ROC isn’t exactly the place you send planes when you just have an extra laying around so you know ...

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by MO11
Thu May 09, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Challenger 601 down - Vegas to Monterrey
Replies: 46
Views: 11290

Re: Challenger 601 down - Vegas to Monterrey

This month is unfortunately very unfortunate in aviation, currently 3 accidents Wonder if the NTSB will open an investigation for this accident? I wonder too. But I will make an assumption that they would. No, this is under the purview of the Mexican DGAC. Recall in 2012 a US-registered Lear crashe...

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by MO11
Sun May 05, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ultimate Air Shuttle new adds: Pittsburgh/Manassas/Morristown-Outer Banks
Replies: 29
Views: 3554

Re: Ultimate Air Shuttle new adds: Pittsburgh/Manassas/Morristown-Outer Banks

Gulfstream500 wrote:

Also, according to the article, Ultimate flies Jetstreams. I am kind of questioning this...


Operated by East Coast Flight Services.

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by MO11
Sat May 04, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New DOT/FAA Drug and Alcohol testing requirements
Replies: 13
Views: 2519

Re: New DOT/FAA Drug and Alcohol testing requirements

Hey there. Would you mind posting the new requirements or a link to them? It would be hard to weigh in without reading what the changes are and I would be interested in checking it out. It went into effect January 1, 2018: https://www.transportation.gov/odapc/Part_40_Final_Rule_Summary_of_Changes

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by MO11
Sat May 04, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI Charters-no tail logo or titles
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Re: TUI Charters-no tail logo or titles

Yes, TUI Airlines Belgium operating for Miami Air operating for Apple Vacations. Last year it was TravelService operating for Swift Air operating for Apple.

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by MO11
Wed May 01, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MTC, PHN and PTK
Replies: 13
Views: 980

Re: MTC, PHN and PTK

Could we ever see commercial service at one of these airports for those who live Northeast of the city. Both PTK and PHN had service by North Central and then after that by a couple of commuter airlines. MTC would be great for an Allegiant type operation but don't know if they'd ever get access to ...

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by MO11
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Braniff 2.0 - - who took over their hubs and aircraft?
Replies: 8
Views: 1183

Re: Braniff 2.0 - - who took over their hubs and aircraft?

Curious about Braniff 2.0 that operated in the 1980's. Wonder how much longer it could have survived- -did anyone fly them? Who took over their hubs and slots at MCI and MCO? And I believe they were one of the first or maybe the first US operator of the A320 I think? Didn't they place a large order...

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by MO11
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 402
Views: 52042

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

CAM signed for N381AN on Friday. But we knew that was eventually going to happen.

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by MO11
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 29
Views: 4703

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

No, Swift was sold. The two airlines are no longer related. Thank you - however I find it very strange that EASTERN's B767 are still registered under the address belonging to SWIFT AIR! :scratchchin: According to official source https://www.faa.gov/ : EASTERN AIRLINES LLC, 202 CENTREPORT DR STE 400...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 29
Views: 4703

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

It's the same company.

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by MO11
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 29
Views: 4703

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

Haiti Aviation dba Air d'Ayiti first received exemption authority from the DOT in 1997. It does not have a foreign air carrier permit, and must renew its exemption authority every year. I think it used Omni in 2013.

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by MO11
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New start-up Air Ayiti
Replies: 29
Views: 4703

Re: New start-up Air Ayiti

The quickest way to confirm is probably to ask Eastern airlines about this? Yeah, you are right - but how? I couldn't find any contact details so far: https://iflyeastern.com/ The B767-200 is missing from my log, would be a great and cheap opportunity to fly on one... Isn’t the current iteration of...

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by MO11
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 5190 26/04/19 Possible Emergency
Replies: 12
Views: 4434

Re: FedEx 5190 26/04/19 Possible Emergency

DALMD80 wrote:
Looking at the track, it was scheduled.


Do you mean the rapid descent to 10,000 ft followed by the 360 south of Amsterdam? Yep, probably was scheduled.

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by MO11
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer
Replies: 16
Views: 2674

Re: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer

Rudder has to be balanced with the weight of the paint.

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by MO11
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver airways flying the ATR now?
Replies: 15
Views: 3817

Re: Silver airways flying the ATR now?

sparky35805 wrote:
Flightaware shows the afternoon flight,MCO-HSV-MCO as a Saab,but I saw an ATR heading for the HSV airport .


Because the flight was scheduled to be a SAAB but was substituted with an ATR, Flightaware didn't catch the update when the flight plan was filed.

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by MO11
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver airways flying the ATR now?
Replies: 15
Views: 3817

Re: Silver airways flying the ATR now?

First revenue flight this morning.

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by MO11
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO in OMA in 1994
Replies: 15
Views: 2429

Re: CO in OMA in 1994

The Essential Air Service program started when deregulation took place in order to ensure that small, remote communities didn’t lose air service. The program essentially subsidizes airlines that operate to towns that would other wise be unprofitable due to low demand but have been deemed eligible f...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE
Replies: 30
Views: 3744

Re: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE

I think I was expecting the scenario you laid out, and Wikipedia is by no means a source of bible honest info, by any stretch. Where did Advantage fly? It could not have been much with 5 Metro III's PDX-EUG/MFR/PSC Began May 18, 1992, ended sometime in the fall of '92. It didn't file second quarter...

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by MO11
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE
Replies: 30
Views: 3744

Re: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE

It appears so. There are some pics of the San Juan's Cessna 206's and 207's here on Airliners.net. They do not have scheduled service to SEA or BFI (just charters). Scheduled service is mainly out of BLI and Anacortes (and soon PAE) on the mainland. We still have a couple of hidden gems that fly re...

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by MO11
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE
Replies: 30
Views: 3744

Re: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE

I will honestly admit, I do not know if the same branding exists or if someone just paid for the name in a BK sell off, but there has been a San Juan Airlines operation in Washington since the 1947. The airline resumed service in 2001 IIRC. Their fleet page from Wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Channel 9 Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 4254

Re: United Ch9?

Which ended not too long after the Chicago O'Hare accident.

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by MO11
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SILVER ATR to SJU
Replies: 11
Views: 2430

Re: SILVER ATR to SJU

xdlx wrote:
Anyone knows how many on property (ATR) they supposed to receive 17 42's and 3 72's on first batch.


Three ATR 42s.

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by MO11
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD and triple parallel landings
Replies: 38
Views: 5248

Re: ORD and triple parallel landings

The PHX south complex runways 25L/R - 7L/R are far too close together to allow for “simo” parrallel approaches. To my knowledge, SFO is the only airport to allow parallel approaches on runways so close as it was grandfathered in when runway separation requirements increased. This is why most new ru...

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by MO11
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 50530

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

What exactly is going on at PHL? Looking at the schedule they have loaded for BTV through '19-'20 winter season though I see AA is back up to 6x daily with 3x daily E190 mainline (right now and through this summer BTV-PHL is down to 4-5x daily E145/175 mix). The legacy carriers have 330 days of sch...

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by MO11
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights
Replies: 55
Views: 10697

Re: Why Does WN Avoid Redeye Flights

Mboyle is correct.

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by MO11
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Eastern Airlines Operating for Sunwing
Replies: 16
Views: 2564

Re: Question about Eastern Airlines Operating for Sunwing

Swift Air runs the 737s, Eastern is all 767s... they operate 2 separate brands. Swift has one of the ex-EA 738s, N276EA, the rest were all returned to lessors. Basically, this is what happened: Swift Air bought Dynamic but kept the separate operation Swift Air bought Eastern Air Lines and merged th...

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by MO11
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC
Replies: 35
Views: 6055

Re: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC

I was listening to the live feed while QF was landing in PHX. They landed on RWY 8 and taxied to the holding pad between C4 and C. Had that section of the airport closed while they refueled and departed back to Dallas. Even a PHX helicopter “TV3” was circling the airport trying to take pictures. An...

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by MO11
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 402
Views: 52042

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

N840DM signed for on Friday.

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by MO11
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLE prior to UA hub closure
Replies: 32
Views: 3869

Re: CLE prior to UA hub closure

A few fun facts: -United de-hubbed Cleveland once before, in 1989, and shifted planes and assets to IAD which became UA's East Coast hub. Don't you mean 1979? While the industry was still regulated, UA was stuck with many of the old Capital routes, which it operated with 737-200s. It was able to dr...

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by MO11
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does it take for an airline to change an aircraft engine type?
Replies: 16
Views: 2644

Re: What does it take for an airline to change an aircraft engine type?

Do you mean in existing airplanes or for future orders/deliveries of the same type?

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by MO11
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Using The A320 Between Paine Field (Everett, Washington) & San Francisco?
Replies: 28
Views: 4995

Re: Alaska Airlines Using The A320 Between Paine Field (Everett, Washington) & San Francisco?

For the same reasons that Chicago, Houston, Dallas, San Fran, LAX, New York, Miami, and eleventy-hundred other large cities in the world do. Seattle is not NYC or LA or Chicago You're right it's none of those cities, it's more comparable to SFO/OAK, DAL/DFW, MIA/FLL, HOU/IAH I'm pretty sure Alaska ...

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by MO11
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 402
Views: 52042

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

N851DM is now registered a N5147A according skyliners.net Source: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=3 KLM747er Actually, the entry says "new registration reserved 01 Apr 19". In actuality the change was authorized on that date, and N851DM is a taped-on registrat...

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by MO11
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction
Replies: 34
Views: 8494

Re: Busy JFK Runway to Close for 6 Months for Construction

Just curious, but are they planning on relocating the 13L ILS Glidescope to the other side of the runway? I recall seeing it in some of the initial plans of this project, but I don't know if this got through to the final plans. For those who don't know, the radar's current location is what prevents...

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by MO11
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 402
Views: 52042

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Amazon signed the papers for N851DM on Tuesday, and N843DM yesterday. I'm not sure where N843DM is in the conversion process.

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by MO11
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN flightnumber, EW flight, OK aircraft...
Replies: 12
Views: 2210

Re: SN flightnumber, EW flight, OK aircraft...

No...The Eurowings charter of the aircraft ended at the end of March, now it has moved on to something else. FR24 hasn't caught up.

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by MO11
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN flightnumber, EW flight, OK aircraft...
Replies: 12
Views: 2210

Re: SN flightnumber, EW flight, OK aircraft...

It's Brussels Airlines (SN) operated by OK. No Eurowings.

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by MO11
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 50530

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

The runway being 5600 feet has prevented other airlines from starting service due to weight restricted flights. Both United and Delta curtailed HVN service due to the short runway. I understand the issue, but I didn't understand your sentence. I think you might be overestimating the amount of traff...

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by MO11
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 50530

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

The runway being 5600 feet has prevented other airlines from starting service due to weight restricted flights. Both United and Delta curtailed HVN service due to the short runway. I understand the issue, but I didn't understand your sentence. I think you might be overestimating the amount of traff...

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by MO11
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 50530

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Delta and United would follow American in serving HVN thereby reducing the dependence on BDL almost in Massachusetts. What does this mean? The runway being 5600 feet has prevented other airlines from starting service due to weight restricted flights. Both United and Delta curtailed HVN service due ...

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by MO11
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 50530

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

airlineworker wrote:
Delta and United would follow American in serving HVN thereby reducing the dependence on BDL almost in Massachusetts.


What does this mean?

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by MO11
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was that DC-10 stored (abandoned?) at Macon (MCN) ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1585

Re: Why was that DC-10 stored (abandoned?) at Macon (MCN) ?

I mean Macon is just a regional airport and not a place with very dry atmosphere. Still, after less than tweenty years of service, it was sent there for storage where it stayed between 1992 and 2010. 5362467,2201482 https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/McDonnell-Douglas/DC-10/N104WA-World-Airways...

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by MO11
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former KF Aerospace DC-10F ferried to MCI 3/29/19
Replies: 8
Views: 2620

Re: Former KF Aerospace DC-10F ferried to MCI 3/29/19

KMW stands for Kenneth M Woolley, who owns Eastern Airlines. Alta Airlines Holdings is an alter ego of Jet Midwest.

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by MO11
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 464
Views: 50530

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Saw on a aviation photographer's page a shot he took at BDL of an AC CRJ200. Could not make out the tail number but can anyone confirm if AC has is sending CRJs into BDL now? Last year, when Air Georgian was still flying to BDL, there were operational issues which resulted in some CRJs substituting...

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by MO11
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 350
Views: 41739

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

Speaking of fly-overs, a B-17 flew by our house in Avondale yesterday around 1730 at fairly low altitude, heading south-to-north, clearly on approach, and as he went below my visible horizon, it looked like he banked right toward Glendale airport. Anybody know anything about this? I was thinking it...

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by MO11
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 350
Views: 41739

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

What crew base is staffing the PHX-LHR flights? I assume a crew was deadheaded from LAX for the inaugural PHX-LHR flight You have to figure either a 4-day trip, with a deadhead leg on day 1 or day 4, or a 6-day trip, starting and ending at the base. Of course, the crew doesn't have to stay with the...

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by MO11
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 402
Views: 52042

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Air Cargo News has a story confirming Southern Air (Atlas) will be operating the 737-800F in the US . Southern just had a 734F position to CVG this past week. Is this for DHL ops or are Amazon testing? I think I saw elsewhere weeks ago that they have been doing proving runs on Amazon routes with th...

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