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by Super80Fan
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 78
Views: 7736

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

The truth of the matter is, UA has a strong international network and a very weak domestic network. AA & DL have very strong domestic networks. When international flying falls, like it is at the moment, DL & AA can still recover while UA faces huge losses. Unless they up their domestic mark...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United reports 2017Q3 earnings
Replies: 78
Views: 7736

Re: United reports 2017Q3 earnings

The truth of the matter is, UA has a strong international network and a very weak domestic network. AA & DL have very strong domestic networks. When international flying falls, like it is at the moment, DL & AA can still recover while UA faces huge losses. Unless they up their domestic marke...

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by Super80Fan
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 14% of BA FAs Say They Have Done It w/Passengers While On-Duty
Replies: 14
Views: 2194

Re: 14% of BA FAs Say They Have Done It w/Passengers While On-Duty

Not true, probably means on layover/at the hotel. Anyway, I agree with everyone here, have to start flying BA. Although, any international airline is a step up from most of the FA's here in the US. Oof.

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin - Spectacular farewell: AB7001 MIA-DUS steep turn over terminal
Replies: 111
Views: 19822

Re: Air Berlin - Spectacular farewell: AB7001 MIA-DUS steep turn over terminal

Air Berlin exec: YOU'LL NEVER WORK FOR THIS COMPANY AGAIN!!!!

Oh, wait....

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and Dr. Dao reach settlement
Replies: 126
Views: 16592

Re: United and Dr. Dao reach settlement

Good, the United argument aside, the issue here revolved around these "security officers" and thinking they were above the law.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA Captain and Public Relations issue.
Replies: 21
Views: 1071

Re: AA CAAptAAin and Public RelAAtions issue.

Oh geez. Blame others for your actions, and cry racism when it doesn't work in your favor. What a world we live in...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented
Replies: 60
Views: 7100

Re: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented

I had to call out of work today, call up all my friends & family, and alert the media on this earth shaking news! This will go down in history as the most influential thing of the 21st century! OMFG this is groundbreaking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "In November, the airline will be launching custom...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nealy 400,000 Gallons of Crude Spill Into Gulf of Mexico
Replies: 10
Views: 365

Re: Nealy 400,000 Gallons of Crude Spill Into Gulf of Mexico

Who cares at this point? The Gulf of Mexico is basically a pool of oil at this point.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Passengers Clapping
Replies: 53
Views: 2909

Re: Passengers Clapping

My favorite is when everyone claps and the plane crashes. I think this happened on a TACA flight back in 1993.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinions on Tariffs on CS Family Aircraft?
Replies: 8
Views: 267

Re: Opinions on Tariffs on CS Family Aircraft?

US Department of Commerce needs to be shutdown and Boeing needs a new CEO/BOD. End of story.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA
Replies: 48
Views: 8086

Re: JetBlue taking over Marine Air Terminal in LGA

It is being discussed in a thread about AA consolidating in CTB, giving DL the gates they need to consolidate. B6 doesn't get MAT to themselves, NK and F9 are moving too, and more gates doesn't equal more slots. Unless you know something we don't, the only one confirmed going there is B6. The rest ...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SWA Seating
Replies: 18
Views: 1168

Re: SWA Seating

Completely agree with point #1. I completely agree it's fine for families with little kids to board then but I also see families with only pre-teens board and the gate agents do nothing to stop them. If I ever get anything higher than A I will probably self identify as a kid and board with them.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Replies: 35
Views: 5061

Re: Island Air files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Not really surprising, it's not the best managed company (even if their workers are dedicated) along with the fact Hawaiian will always eat them for breakfast.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 76
Views: 2145

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

The sleazy thing about the Clinton-Lewinsky affair was that he could get her fired, so it was the old Boss-underling sexual affair. Lewinsky knew exactly what she was doing, as I'm pretty sure a lot of the women accusing Weinstein also knew exactly what they were getting into as well, I wouldn't be...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1113
Views: 67035

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Congrats to Bombardier and Airbus. I wish I had a camera to see Boeing's executives today. Innovation and the future win today, the bigots at Boeing lost.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Passenger claims bomb inside bag after being enraged over a $50 bag fee
Replies: 29
Views: 3333

Re: Spirit Airlines Passenger claims bomb inside bag after being enraged over a $50 bag fee

Unfortunately this man made a stupid decision. Flip off the ticket agent, film them, call up CS etc, a bomb threat though is rash, stupid, and unacceptable. Wouldn't have hurt the ticket agent to see that he was fighting a losing battle and waive the fee, but that would require customer service, som...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?
Replies: 54
Views: 5324

Re: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?

The main issue for them would be additional flight attendants. For some reason, southwest prefers to “keep it simple” in this area. They would have no trouble with filling many -10 max but the staffing (and ensuing boarding group changes I guess) might be a real drawback. This is fine. The real air...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.

Just answer the question slimeball. I have the right to remain silent and refuse to answer questions. Anything I say may be used against me in a court of law. I have the right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police and to have an attorney present during questioning now or in the futur...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.

So you don't deny being a plagiarist and a mindless lightweight? Someone's triggered. Just answer the question slimeball. I have the right to remain silent and refuse to answer questions. Anything I say may be used against me in a court of law. I have the right to consult an attorney before speakin...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.

330west wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
330west wrote:

You lifted this verbatim from Facebook and Reddit without attribution. Sad!


Very sad! Bigly! Wrong! Fake News!


So you don't deny being a plagiarist and a mindless lightweight?


Someone's triggered.

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 76
Views: 2145

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

Stratosphere, I do agree, power is the commonality not party and any party will have them. But here is my question to you: You say Seb give dems a pass, did you give Trump a pass? Did you vote for Trump? If you say there is nothing proven do you agree with and believe Trump when he states that girl...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 393
Views: 75024

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

The power is a nice addition to the LUS A321's, kind of a waste though to rip the PTV's out of the LAA 738's and A321's. Anyone know if the Transcon A321's will be touched at all?

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Advertisements in NYC - A Success or Failure?
Replies: 12
Views: 514

Re: UA Advertisements in NYC - A Success or Failure?

Continental used to do this a lot when they were around. To the disdain of many on here, however, EWR is only an option for those in NJ, parts of PA, and parts of NYC. Everyone else wouldn't touch EWR with a 10 foot pole/drive there over LGA and JFK. Don't forget that EWR is also a massive connectio...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Rick and Morty. The humour is extremely subtle, and without a solid grasp of theoretical physics most of the jokes will go over a typical viewer’s head. There’s also Rick’s nihilistic outlook, which is deftly woven into his characterisation-...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express/ExpressJet - N12530
Replies: 5
Views: 1322

Re: United Express/ExpressJet - N12530

Where is it operating, intra-Texas flights I'm assuming?

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.
Replies: 25
Views: 1234

Re: McDonalds PR stunt gone wrong.

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Rick and Morty. The humour is extremely subtle, and without a solid grasp of theoretical physics most of the jokes will go over a typical viewer’s head. There’s also Rick’s nihilistic outlook, which is deftly woven into his characterisation- ...

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 76
Views: 2145

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

While the right is cheering over this, here is another list they really should take as seriously: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a-running-list-of-all-the-women-whove-accused-donald-trump-of-sexual-assault_us_57ffae1fe4b0162c043a7212 Sorry Seb but both parties are equally to blame for sexual ...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How about a "737-5 MAX"?
Replies: 20
Views: 3643

Re: How about a "737-5 MAX"?

All that Boeing can do with the 737 has been done, it's currently dying a slow, painful death. Boeing needs to just put it out of it's misery and go back to the drawing board.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 15289

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

I said the same thing about the VX and AS merger, but no, you people thought it was genius. It was/is a horrible move that made no sense with two different companies with two different fleets/route structures/culture. B6 & UA makes more sense than AS & VX. Do I see it happening? No, not with...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747
Replies: 42
Views: 5819

Re: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747

I know a great tribute United (and Delta) can do for the 747... keep them in service. Everything else is hogwash. When would you propose they should retire them, presuming they can't remain in service forever? V/F Give them another 5-10 years of service, and order some 747-8's as their replacements...

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747
Replies: 42
Views: 5819

Re: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747

I know a great tribute United (and Delta) can do for the 747... keep them in service. Everything else is hogwash.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino
Replies: 374
Views: 9755

Re: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino

If a "Christian" baker is endorsing a "lifestyle" for baking a wedding cake for gays, then a "Christian" gun store owner endorses murder for selling weapons to a terrorist. Well, you are talking about the same people that have no problem of making other constitutional ...

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 7578

Re: Rumor: AA to Co-locate all flights to Terminal B in LGA in Nov 2017

Yuck, glad I am flying AA out of LGA this month instead of next.

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 208
Views: 20422

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Hard to choose WN when HA offers a better product, with widebody comfort and a meal and of course assigned seating. Over the years I've flown less and less on WN and the whole check in process is just terribly annoying. Now as UA Premier Gold there is really no reason for me to fly WN. You are in t...

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by Super80Fan
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 208
Views: 20422

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

"Coming in 2018". Curious to see what routes they will serve.

Now that this is basically settled, cue the B6 and Hawaii rumors (although they will probably go trans-atlantic before Hawaii).

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time
Replies: 78
Views: 2573

Re: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time

Frank Underwood of House of Cards (Kevin Spacey) Tony Soprano of The Sopranos (James Gandolfini) Hal from Malcolm In The Middle (Bryan Cranston) Lois from Malcolm In The Middle (Jane Kaczmarek) Michael Scott from The Office (Steve Carell) And although not a character, I've always liked Conan. Find h...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Member(s) of Congress being treated for Alzheimers
Replies: 22
Views: 934

Re: Member(s) of Congress being treated for Alzheimers

Probably includes McConnell, Hatch, Pelosi, Reid, Leahy, Schumer, Waters, Franklin, Feinstein, Durbin, and Cummings,

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should United bring back the Tulip?
Replies: 102
Views: 8388

Re: Should United bring back the Tulip?

As much as I love the tulip, no. They need a complete redesign of their livery/logos/brand separate from ex-CO and ex-UA. I can't wait for the deathstar to go though. It represents everything wrong with UA and it needs to go. It's not going anywhere. Oh, it better. The company is still divided and ...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired
Replies: 76
Views: 2145

Re: Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Fired

Just goes to show you that it pays to be a Democrat. You get to rape people, murder people, be racist/a bigot, steal from people, and get it all swept under the rug for "playing the part". Trump, Clinton, Weinstein, most of the Hollywood elite get away with it because, you know, power and ...

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cop that arrested nurse.....FIRED !
Replies: 13
Views: 711

Re: Cop that arrested nurse.....FIRED !

Good.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should United bring back the Tulip?
Replies: 102
Views: 8388

Re: Should United bring back the Tulip?

As much as I love the tulip, no. They need a complete redesign of their livery/logos/brand separate from ex-CO and ex-UA.

I can't wait for the deathstar to go though. It represents everything wrong with UA and it needs to go.

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by Super80Fan
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 10779

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

After theft (Oops meant taxes) they made only about $5.

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Winter Break 2016 (1): The Frozen Embraer Delay - missed connection! (FAR-ORD, Dec '16)
Replies: 9
Views: 2520

Re: Winter Break 2016 (1): The Frozen Embraer Delay - missed connection! (FAR-ORD, Dec '16)

I'd honestly forgive the American Eagle FA, as none of this was his fault and he was in the same boat as you guys. As far as everything else though, airport staff can either be fantastic (as in the case of the AA check in woman) or awful (as is the case with everyone else you encountered). Great tri...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP
Replies: 50
Views: 5957

Re: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP

undoubtedly a money loser on a subpar product but hey, when you have no place else to put the MINT plane, gotta put it somewhere. Bad for the shareholders good for anyone looking for rock bottom flatbeds to PSP. Just when I start agreeing with you on different topics you have to go ahead and post s...

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Bombardier Commercial Aerospace?
Replies: 35
Views: 5617

Re: Future of Bombardier Commercial Aerospace?

A nice, big lawsuit against Boeing?

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by Super80Fan
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9503

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

And as discussed many times here, losing out on the bidding for VX , and their inability to make any inroads in the mid-West, pretty much has doomed any hopes for becoming a national network carrier. They should change their name to Eastern. Right after AS changes their name to Western. Does this m...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 69
Views: 9503

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

And as discussed many times here, losing out on the bidding for VX , and their inability to make any inroads in the mid-West, pretty much has doomed any hopes for becoming a national network carrier. They should change their name to Eastern. Right after AS changes their name to Western. Anyway, B6 ...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines 192 fire on a Container Loader in Hong Kong
Replies: 78
Views: 21044

Re: American Airlines 192 fire in cargo hold in Hong Kong

Unless someone has more details than I do it looks like the plane received very minor if any damage?

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by Super80Fan
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Reports 3Q deliveries
Replies: 25
Views: 4384

Re: Boeing Reports 3Q deliveries

Oh look, none of them are 100-120 seat aircraft. Gee, huh, that's funny.

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by Super80Fan
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1107
Views: 43467

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Disclaimer, although I dislike what Airways has become and disagree with a lot they say, this is one Op-Ed I actually agree with: https://airwaysmag.com/industry/op-ed-design-plane-can-sue/ Boeing simply doesn't want to compete or innovate, so they take the low road and force the competition/better ...

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