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by COSPN
Sat May 26, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

You are crasy it’s a 1 hour drvw SDF to IND ...eat more drink less

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by COSPN
Fri May 25, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Wow that DL temp IND FA base will be super senior

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by COSPN
Fri May 25, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Yes the headquarters and a crew base for Republic are in IND

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by COSPN
Fri May 25, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

They used the 11,800 runway .. SOP for an international pax flight “longest runway available “

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by COSPN
Wed May 23, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Yes IND based 328 Jet will operate IND-PIT-BDL

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by COSPN
Tue May 22, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scrapping very old models
Replies: 14
Views: 2884

Re: Scrapping very old models

N705AA still flying with APA so the parts will be needed...

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by COSPN
Tue May 22, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scrapping very old models
Replies: 14
Views: 2884

Re: Scrapping very old models

Engines and avionics

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by COSPN
Mon May 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 73
Views: 11548

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

Only Egypt and Jordan have diplomatic relations with Israel .. and most Me3 refuse to fly Israel passport holders .. This may change someday.

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by COSPN
Wed May 09, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet apologizes for asking customers to record its flight attendants
Replies: 16
Views: 2375

Re: WestJet apologizes for asking customers to record its flight attendants

Get a union and put a stop to this harassment

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by COSPN
Wed May 02, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates starts storing the A380
Replies: 125
Views: 37459

Re: Emirates starts storing the A380

How does this pilot bond work ??

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by COSPN
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does UPS really only fly to 3 cities from LAX?
Replies: 14
Views: 4060

Re: Does UPS really only fly to 3 cities from LAX?

Rockford IL is the Chicago hub

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by COSPN
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cabin windows
Replies: 10
Views: 3471

Re: Cabin windows

USA FAA will never slow it for safely reasons.. also many 3 world countries like to see the windows.. to know it’s a passenger plane and not some kind of cargo or military aircraft for security and customs reasons ..

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by COSPN
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?
Replies: 76
Views: 13001

Re: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?

Guam is a one US carrier market the island has about 170,000 people.. so having DL and UA fighting it out there was a bit silly .. but that’s the airline biz Delta has moved on.. so now we can see the true Guam numbers in Q3 and Q4

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by COSPN
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?
Replies: 76
Views: 13001

Re: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?

Delta left Guam in January and will leave Saipan and Palau in June so that will help ..

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by COSPN
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Pilots Getting Close to Going on Strike
Replies: 31
Views: 4443

Re: WestJet Pilots Getting Close to Going on Strike

What does the pay amount have to do with a union ?? NFL players have a union and are paid many times more than pilots

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by COSPN
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Private Charter Question
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Private Charter Question

Define price within reason ?? 75,000 ???

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by COSPN
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no evacuation on the deadly Southwest flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 1206

Re: Why no evacuation on the deadly Southwest flight?

Stairs required to emergency personnel to enter the aircraft... simple as that

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by COSPN
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Whitestown had 6,500 people in 2010 ... it is growing but nothing to get excited about :)

All is Boone County is only 56,000 in the 2010 census Zionsville / Whitestown/ Lebanon/ Jamestown/ Advance ..

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by COSPN
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fixed airfares - is it possible? Should airlines be regulated again?
Replies: 7
Views: 1134

Re: Fixed airfares - is it possible? Should airlines be regulated again?

Oil price used to be set by the Texas railroad commission.. they decided what a barrel of oil would cost .. those days are long gone

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by COSPN
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Better way to load freighters
Replies: 62
Views: 3087

Re: Better way to load freighters

Sure at what cost per square foot ?

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by COSPN
Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Better way to load freighters
Replies: 62
Views: 3087

Re: Better way to load freighters

I said ground water... not rain water... I’m not sure where you are from but go out and dig a 25 foot hole and see what happens.. the ground water will come in .. needs pumps to pump the water out .. are you a civil engineer?? Mabe worth finding one buy them a beer and he or she will explain many of...

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by COSPN
Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Better way to load freighters
Replies: 62
Views: 3087

Re: Better way to load freighters

Also many places in the world you can’t just “dig a hole” without electric pumps to pump out the ground water .. Just imagine an freighter destroyed by water filling up “the hole”

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by COSPN
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Better way to load freighters
Replies: 62
Views: 3087

Re: Better way to load freighters

Go to HKG .. loading always complete door closed as 40,000 gallons of fuel are uploaded... that takes about 1h 30 min...

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by COSPN
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANC seeks interest for an MRO
Replies: 9
Views: 1613

Re: ANC seeks interest for an MRO

Seems they are putting up some cash

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by COSPN
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The longevity myth of the 737 compared to A320
Replies: 29
Views: 4677

Re: The longevity myth of the 737 compared to A320

WN just retired the -300 fleet about 6 months ago right .. so mabe this project needs to be redone in 5 years.. to get a fair assessment

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by COSPN
Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Better way to load freighters
Replies: 62
Views: 3087

Re: Better way to load freighters

It’s too dangerous .. what happens when the plane catches fire “underground “ this will never be allowed in the USA for insurance reasons is the AARF can not get to the plane in 2 minuets

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by COSPN
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Better way to load freighters
Replies: 62
Views: 3087

Re: Better way to load freighters

HKG can load the plane before it’s fueled .. the way they do it is to not use the door wheels .. they are too slow
They just retract and push .. why solve a problem that does not exist ???

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by COSPN
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

In June UA will have 737-900 EWR-IND :)

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by COSPN
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cans of beer on a US domestic flight.
Replies: 16
Views: 2909

Re: Cans of beer on a US domestic flight.

At $6 a can only the very rich can afford it

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by COSPN
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

What is the completion factor on Virgin SFO-IND it seems to be canceled quite often the last few weeks..

Are they short on planes or something...

Don’t see how they can keep burning money on this route

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by COSPN
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Has Oscar Munoz Accomplished During His Tenure At UA?
Replies: 68
Views: 7962

Re: What Has Oscar Munoz Accomplished During His Tenure At UA?

He treated the employees as professionals.. reversed the “Jeff “ pay cut and mined United forward

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by COSPN
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dominant carrier @ EWR before PE
Replies: 10
Views: 1421

Re: Dominant carrier @ EWR before PE

The “Big “ Kansas City is in the state of Missouri..

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by COSPN
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 707-320B vs. Airbus 321LR: an unfair comparison.
Replies: 34
Views: 3313

Re: Boeing 707-320B vs. Airbus 321LR: an unfair comparison.

In 1969 we went to the moon... now we can’t yes things have slowed down..

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by COSPN
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: People-mover that uses same trainset and tracks to SERVE both landside and airside
Replies: 16
Views: 2923

Re: People-mover that uses same trainset and tracks to SERVE both landside and airside

I think it was separation of arriving and departing passengers... never anyone. From “outside”

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by COSPN
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If the US3 envy Gulf subsidies, why don't they just get their own?
Replies: 27
Views: 3840

Re: If the US3 envy Gulf subsidies, why don't they just get their own?

USA does not have a “ruler” like the ME3 we have a congress that controls each cent.. also we have taxes.. to fund the government..

Subsidies to rich people so they can fly around the wound. Is not high on the list

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by COSPN
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 12711

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

Most of us make 80k plus so I don’t think anyone will “quit” if they get 100 (55 tax free )

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by COSPN
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD $8.5B Expansion Deal - Update: City Council Approved
Replies: 371
Views: 43899

Re: ORD Expansion Deal - Update: AA Accuses City of Collusion w/ UA

Sure for about 800 Million IND can add 20 gates 16 domestic and 4 international.. smaller city so less O&D and for a billion more a bullet train from the airport to downtown Chicago.. travel time about 1:25 mins..

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by COSPN
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD $8.5B Expansion Deal - Update: City Council Approved
Replies: 371
Views: 43899

Re: ORD Expansion Deal - Update: AA Accuses City of Collusion w/ UA

AA should just walk away from ORD and move to IND...

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by COSPN
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time
Replies: 48
Views: 7880

Re: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time

Yes weather diversion

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by COSPN
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time
Replies: 48
Views: 7880

Re: Pushing E175 to 4 hours 41 minutes block time

The SFO-STL diverted to IND one time so it can make it ..

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by COSPN
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Employees of American Airlines-Owned American Eagle Make Less Than $10 an Hour
Replies: 146
Views: 14373

Re: Employees of American Airlines-Owned American Eagle Make Less Than $10 an Hour

They do get flight bennies so can fly home to the Dominican Republic or Haiti and spend their money.. Many own their own home free and clear .. few Americans I know have their homes paid off

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by COSPN
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ERJ Crossbleed Start
Replies: 7
Views: 984

Re: ERJ Crossbleed Start

Guess they did not deice much in Brazil :)

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by COSPN
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carbon tax
Replies: 43
Views: 1588

Re: Carbon tax

Driving is very dangerous.. Airtravel is the safe and clean alternative

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by COSPN
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1149
Views: 69123

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

757 MX checks at AAR IND

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by COSPN
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fargo vs Bismarck
Replies: 15
Views: 1386

Re: Fargo vs Bismarck

Oil

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by COSPN
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The USA and remote enplaning/deplaning.
Replies: 24
Views: 3144

Re: The USA and remote enplaning/deplaning.

USA has a law called ADA. Americans with disability act. “All reasonable efforts “ must be made so a wheelchair bound pax can fly without assistance or any prior notice .. if not they can seek corrective action .. no such law in other countries

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by COSPN
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unmarked 767s at IAD
Replies: 35
Views: 7493

Re: Unmarked 767s at IAD

Janet’ flies from KLAS to KXTA. It’s well known

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