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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Marmite run 2018. Kangaroo route 777 & 359
Replies: 3
Views: 2579

Re: Marmite run 2018. Kangaroo route 777 & 359

How could you still like Marmite after moving to the land of Vegemite? I was brought up on Marmite, but now I take Vegemite with me when I go to UK!!! Anyway, would really like to hear about the Delta standby pass. Always wanted to do this with Eastern or another airline. Would have been fantastic....

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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Spotting at Hong Kong
Replies: 11
Views: 439

Re: Spotting at Hong Kong

Bro, that's 17 hours. Go into Hong Kong for 7 or 8 hours and wonder around. Go get a custom made suit, take a walking food tour, etc. It's a fabulous city. I went in February and loved it. You can do some of that and still have time to dilly dally at the airport. It would be a complete waste to go ...

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by aeromoe
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible New UK ban on Items in Hand Baggage
Replies: 6
Views: 1294

Re: Possible New UK ban on Items in Hand Baggage

PlymSpotter wrote:
...assessed all of them and removed the ones that were about an inch across, as a security threat.


Wow.

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by aeromoe
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 7 hours in CDG, what should I do with my time.
Replies: 13
Views: 822

Re: 7 hours in CDG, what should I do with my time.

What's wrong with hanging around the airport and plane watching? This is an airliners site afterall...

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by aeromoe
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why are most colour schemes of Chinese airlines so ugly?
Replies: 63
Views: 7520

Re: The world's ugliest airlines

PatrickZ80 wrote:
But you've got to admit they're not modern.


Just as it is your right to state what you've stated it is my right to say: "No, I don't have to admit this." I don't have to admit anything...regardless of someone's opinion.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Domestic A350 ATL-DTW-LAX-ATL
Replies: 5
Views: 3050

Re: The Domestic A350 ATL-DTW-LAX-ATL

N776AU wrote: Y’all, she kept her middle seat and slept the whole flight :bored: Who in their right mind opts to keep a middle seat when a better one is available? I know the feeling. During my return from Bucharest to LHR on the Tarom A318 in Feb 2017, despite D being vacant, the guy in E (I was i...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st
Replies: 24
Views: 2285

Re: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st

Once arrived LAX, I had to make a mad dash to T6 to catch my AS connection to SFO. I made it thankfully...and AS upgraded me to F on N926VA More To Love for the short flight up the coast. I really enjoyed the A350 on Delta...thanks to spinkid for originally posting this flight...I wouldn't have know...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I'm surprised I've never flown on...
Replies: 31
Views: 1045

Re: I'm surprised I've never flown on...

I missed out on the Frontier A318. Other interests during the years they flew them meant I didn't fly where they flew them. 2017 I chose to fly to Romania from LHR just to log my A318 flights...a long but very fun trip from my home in Phoenix.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Shark Week Liveries
Replies: 14
Views: 1184

Re: SW flights showing ‘Shark Week’ planes on Flightaware?

XAM2175 wrote:
SW is the IATA code for Air Namibia, whereas WN is for Southwest.


Thank you...beat me to it.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Domestic A350 ATL-DTW-LAX-ATL
Replies: 5
Views: 3050

Re: The Domestic A350 ATL-DTW-LAX-ATL

I was on the flight with you. I booked it as soon as I read about it on A.net...probably in May. Coming from PHX on the Saturday I routed PHX-MSP on an MD-90 then a 757-200 to DTW. I spent the night off airport in a hotel a short bus ride away...got back to the DL terminal at 11am Sunday and spent t...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st
Replies: 24
Views: 2285

Re: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st

Must be a positioning flight for LAX-PVG service. This is indeed a positioning flight for the LAX-PVG flight. Also as this is a longer than 24 hour turnaround what A350 will operate the flight the next day or are they going back to a B77L?? If it’s daily A350 surely they will need another positioni...

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by aeromoe
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st
Replies: 24
Views: 2285

Re: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st

N776AU wrote:
Looks like we’re gonna be on N504DN tomorrow. I’m jacked for this flight.


I'm at DTW for this flight as well. Been tracking 504 since it was over Barrow, Alaska.

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by aeromoe
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st
Replies: 24
Views: 2285

Re: DL to offer one off DTW-LAX on A350 July 1st

N776AU wrote:
Looks like we’re gonna be on N504DN tomorrow. I’m jacked for this flight.


I'm at DTW for this flight as well. Been tracking 504 since it was over Barrow, Alaska.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX to MEX?
Replies: 37
Views: 5232

Re: CX to MEX?

c933103 wrote:
With 789 already doing PVG-MEX unidirectional nonstop, I would think the 779's range would be at least a thousand meter more than that?


Definitely a range of at least a thousand meter more...maybe even a thousand thousand meters more?!? :duck:

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by aeromoe
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My favorite airliner ever: Braniff 727-200....
Replies: 15
Views: 1711

Re: My favorite airliner ever: Braniff 727-200....

[quote="727LOVER"] E N J O Y ! http://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/attachments/forum6/61124d1281456021-braniff-boeing-727-200s_custom_art_proof.jpg As far as the "Persian Green" (should be Perseus Green) I don't know how Airliners Illustrated screwed that up...oh wait, yes, I do....

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by aeromoe
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines That Still Fly The Airbus A310 (Passenger Only) As Of June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3108

Re: Airlines That Still Fly The Airbus A310 (Passenger Only) As Of June 2018

quixoticguide wrote:
Ariana Afghan Airlines flies the A310


Looking at FR24 flight history only one of two in the fleet is currently active...that'd be a cool one to log. The services don't look to be operating on time much though.

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by aeromoe
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA SJC-LHR flights cancelled from June 8 until June 18
Replies: 19
Views: 2622

Re: BA SJC-LHR flights cancelled from June 8 until June 18

LH707330 wrote:
Cool that you're getting on all the different carriers, but don't you want to pick one to get status on?


Maybe some avgeeks (myself included) don't give a sh*t about "status" and just fly various plane and airline combinations for the pure love of it.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12520

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

The very weird coincidence was that I stopped on the stairs and turned around to have my photo taken. The serial number can easily be seen — 17119, better known as TWA 800. (If someone can tell me how to post pictures, I’ll post it here) Dave - I've also flown aboard N93119, from LAX to LHR in Sept...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12520

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

Not sure if it is mentioned already but Palma (PMI) used airstairs for widebodies at remote stands in the 80s when I spent a week there.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 11622

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

WarRI1 wrote:
I wish him luck with this madman, what rational person would not?


Who is the "him" and who is the "madman"?

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by aeromoe
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO
Replies: 35
Views: 6234

Re: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO

Obviously a taxiway and not a runway. Then again, only a small percentage of passengers (and an even smaller percentage of the general population) knows the difference... Hell, even the news media can't keep airport nomenclature straight. e.g. "They sat on the runway for 8 hours..." Yeah ...

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by aeromoe
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 6138

Re: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

A wonderful trip report... Made me research those stars... never knew that the Milky Way has two satellite galaxies... Yep, the Magellanic Clouds are only visible from locations with good views of the Southern Hemisphere skies...best views are from the Southern Hemisphere. There are a lot of wonder...

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by aeromoe
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 6138

Re: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

lychemsa wrote:
Did you have to pay extra for the Baileys on Delta?
In Comfort+ drinks were complimentary. Probably would have been in Economy as well on international flight...

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by aeromoe
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 6138

Re: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

Great report! But let’s be honest... no one jokingly ever asks for an upgrade. We usually ask with hope. Actually it was a joke because the question wasn't asked as a serious attempt to get a free upgrade out of them....I never would have paid for F in the first place nor for the upgrade at that ti...

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by aeromoe
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 6138

Re: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

Great trip report, interesting though Hawaiian diverted back to HNL, was it closer to go back there than continue on to AUK/SYD/some island? Realistically speaking HNL was the logical option. Closer than SYD...home base for the airline. Most available technical support...available accomodations for...

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by aeromoe
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 6138

Re: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

Thanks folks for the nice feedback.

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by aeromoe
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 6138

Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

Down Under with Delta - with a couple of SNAFUs along the way. Hi A-netters. This report is about a trip to Sydney, New South Wales in late July 2016. In spring of 2016 my adult daughter (25 at the time) married an Australian fella. In April 2016 I offered to take my daughter to Sydney so she could...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How far out of the way will people connect?
Replies: 105
Views: 4766

Re: How far out of the way will people connect?

As for CX about... Yes they're allowed to sell that because that will be a half return ex JFK to HKG, HKG being the breakpoint and then HKG -LAX being the return. But the point was it was JFK-YVR-HKG-LAX RT (round trip, or at least that is what RT usually means in this context.) So the breakpoint w...

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by aeromoe
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 26 hours from Canada to Colombia
Replies: 7
Views: 3746

Re: 26 hours from Canada to Colombia

Good stuff! Thanks for posting a very nice trip report.

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by aeromoe
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Pacific DQ-FJK FJ911 Nadi-Sydney | Photos and Videos
Replies: 2
Views: 3076

Re: Air Pacific DQ-FJK FJ911 Nadi-Sydney | Photos and Videos

Great photos...thanks for posting. And you were even using a Canon...I hope you still are.

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by aeromoe
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 12091

Re: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018

Thanks folks...glad you enjoyed

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by aeromoe
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde route question
Replies: 39
Views: 6503

Re: Concorde route question

BA also flew LHR-IAD-MIA return during the 80s at least. I have several photos of G-BOAG on the a.net competitor's site taken from the MIA observation deck on 12 February 1987.

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/30185

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/30192

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by aeromoe
Thu May 31, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Refueling during boarding/deplaning?
Replies: 69
Views: 4479

Re: Refueling during boarding/deplaning?

planecane wrote:
IPFreely wrote:
aeromoe wrote:

Yes - I'm always grounded during dinner.


Me too. Unless it's fast food where they have plastic (non-conductive) silverware.


Sometimes I hate autocorrect. It was supposed to say "if done correctly"


LOL - I know, isn't technology grand?

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by aeromoe
Thu May 31, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1000th 737 for Southwest
Replies: 9
Views: 3571

Re: 1000th 737 for Southwest

Dutchy wrote:
Wow: with 10.000 build, 1:10 was in service with WM. :shock:

1.000 737's that would have been quite an impressive fleet if they had kept each and everyone. If they put them cockpit to tail (with the length of the 737-700 seed) it would have been a parade of 34km. :white:



WN not WM.

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by aeromoe
Wed May 30, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Refueling during boarding/deplaning?
Replies: 69
Views: 4479

Re: Refueling during boarding/deplaning?

planecane wrote:
If dinner properly with a ground cable to prevent sparks I don't see why there would be an issue.


Yes - I'm always grounded during dinner.

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by aeromoe
Wed May 30, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ
Replies: 32
Views: 7810

Re: Cubana using IL96 to YYZ

Thanks! Is that cool or what? I think it's awesome that such rare aircraft can still be seen every now and then. Yes, I know, I know, the IL-96 is not the most economic plane but as an aviation enthusiast, I feel we should welcome every bit of variety while we still can. I really love big brutal wi...

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by aeromoe
Sun May 27, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Friday May 25, 1979. 39 Years since AA 191 at O'Hare
Replies: 38
Views: 5143

Re: Friday May 25, 1979. 39 Years since AA 191 at O'Hare

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
dfwjim1 wrote:
the passengers watched the whole crash sequence unfold from a cockpit camera that was projected into the cabins. Unreal.


Is it a fact?


I read in the Wikipedia article (take it with grain of salt) on AA 191 the power to the cockpit camera may have been lost after the #1 engine separated.

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by aeromoe
Fri May 25, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Friday May 25, 1979. 39 Years since AA 191 at O'Hare
Replies: 38
Views: 5143

Friday May 25, 1979. 39 Years since AA 191 at O'Hare

Hard to believe this event happened nearly four decades ago. I was a Freshman in High School and the crash announcement was made at our school on the West Coast.

R.I.P. the victims and condolences to everyone involved.

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by aeromoe
Fri May 25, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds sued over cheese
Replies: 82
Views: 3277

Re: McDonalds sued over cheese

wingman wrote:
I'm pretty sure there's no cheese at McDonald's. There's something, but it ain't cheese. Lawsuit will get tossed on this blatant technicality.



LOL how true...

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by aeromoe
Fri May 25, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s
Replies: 119
Views: 16351

Re: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s

LH operates dozens of ~20 year old+ aircraft. Have they ever had a practice of parking narrow body aircraft (other than the 737-500's) prior to 20-25 years in recent memory? They have plenty of A320's already in that category, and I think all of their 737-300 fleet spent at least 20-25 years in ser...

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by aeromoe
Fri May 25, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s
Replies: 119
Views: 16351

Re: Why is DL investing money in 20+ year old A320’s

Because they can't use bitcoin?

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by aeromoe
Wed May 23, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways' Lackluster London City JFK BA 1 April 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 9350

Re: British Airways' Lackluster London City JFK BA 1 April 2018

I love this trip report...thanks for taking the time to post with all the great photos. I've photographed the BA A318s at JFK several times...priced the trip on BA website...envied the folks who get to make the trip...enjoyed reading your report.

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by aeromoe
Tue May 22, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Illuminated Tail: how and why?
Replies: 25
Views: 4574

Re: Illuminated Tail: how and why?

codc10 wrote:
Here's a shot of the embedded logo lights on the horizontal stab, visible on one of the few Eastern DC-10s.

Image


Awesome example to post for this topic. I almost flew on one LAX-MIA in 1987 but didn't. Kinda regret that now.

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by aeromoe
Tue May 22, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 12091

Re: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018

Great report! We're flying the HA- A321 NEO later this year in extra comfort as well. Did you have to pay extra for the movie or was it included? I know on the A330s if you're seated in Extra Comfort, then the Unlimited TV & More pack is included, but no such info is given on their site as to w...

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by aeromoe
Tue May 22, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A330 domestic routes
Replies: 33
Views: 5938

Re: American A330 domestic routes

bgm wrote:
Kno wrote:
Still mad I missed last winter when they ran them on BOS-PHL. Would have been nice to take a short hop to grab a cheese stake.


I doubt stakes covered in cheese are worth the visit.


LOL - good point!

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by aeromoe
Mon May 21, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight
Replies: 48
Views: 4548

Re: Frontier: Drunk, CrimeFederal Charges For Man Caught Peeing In-Flight

Attributing this passenger's actions to F9 is tantamount to attributing a drunk driving accident on the car manufacturer. Headline Reads- "Drunk driver in silver Mercedes hits another motorist". You exclaim- "Mercedes is really winning the race to the lowest". Doesn't make much ...

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by aeromoe
Wed May 16, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Landing to the North at DFW
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: Landing to the North at DFW

Interesting story that Dallas News link is...I hope somehow the land gets cleaned up and re-used somehow.

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by aeromoe
Wed May 16, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ozark & the Boeing 727
Replies: 24
Views: 3278

Re: Ozark & the Boeing 727

OZ ordered 2 (or two were built). They never operated them, the planes were sold to Pan Am. And yes Boeing gave OZ a customer code-D4. You can see in your photo that the plane had already been sold to Pan Am and given its PA reg- N362PA. I wonder then why Eastern had that Z suffix :scratchchin: 438...

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by aeromoe
Tue May 15, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 28 Hours in Phoenix! (DEN-SLC-PHX-DEN)
Replies: 4
Views: 2174

Re: 28 Hours in Phoenix! (DEN-SLC-PHX-DEN)

Cool report and thanks for posting. DEN is one of my favorite airports. I was lucky to be at Stapleton the evening it closed and at the new Denver Int'l Airport the next morning. I didn't see the first flight arrive (from COS) but I was there for a good part of the morning.

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