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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Dispatchers
Replies: 32
Views: 2622

Re: Airline Dispatchers

I'm going to have a rant here just because I felt the need to. For all of those posters who are not familiar with the correct term it is Maths with an S or Mathematics as the full term or even Arithmetics, the use of Math as a shortened version of Maths is lazy and not right but it seems to be a No...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gate or Stand
Replies: 14
Views: 1181

Re: Gate or Stand

Probably not, but in my mind a stand is typically a parking spot located away from the terminal...but that's just the 'merican in me.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air outlines CS300 routes
Replies: 7
Views: 2037

Re: Korean Air outlines CS300 routes

Many folks here may recall KE put the 787-9 on Cheju-do (Jeju) service when breaking it in...no surprise the CS300 is doing the same.

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Birds inside den terminal
Replies: 28
Views: 1450

Re: Birds inside den terminal

Birds in DEN are mostly species House Sparrow.

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by aeromoe
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue
Replies: 50
Views: 9342

Re: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue

In case you were ever curious where NASA got their space shuttle carriers . . . http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/images/708036main_ECN77-8608.jpg You cannot pluralize this with "space shuttle carriers". Only one is ex-American. The other is a former Japan Airlines 747SR-46. Moe

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by aeromoe
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AS keep a VX heritage livery?
Replies: 50
Views: 5498

Re: Will AS keep a VX heritage livery?

And why would it have to be an A320? The A321s are likely to be around longer (my opinion)...not sure about the A319s.

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by aeromoe
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue
Replies: 50
Views: 9342

Re: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue

Over the years literally hundreds of x-AA planes have had this done to them.

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by aeromoe
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 127
Views: 34372

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

What will they deploy on AUH-LAX after these frames are gone? 787-9?

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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 26
Views: 2321

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

Regardless of the health debate, flights over six hours would be much easier if I could smoke. ATL is the only airport left in the USA, that I know of, that still has smoking lounges post security. Therefore, I always connect in ATL if possible. There are post-security smoking lounges at IAD as wel...

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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB
Replies: 80
Views: 13835

Re: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB

Armchair CEO me says there's a good chance KE and AF get some. KE because they'll replace their 77Ws and also because they seem to buy everything in the air (except A330 and A350, up until now). Not sure what you mean with the A330...they've had them for nearly 20 years...this March is 20th anniver...

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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 201
Views: 40007

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

As an East Coaster, I have no idea what 'interim' means, and I don't really know anything about the variations in the liveries (I've seen Chester with his Lei before, though)[/quote] 4682301 This is the "interim" scheme introduced a couple years ago. Different winglet paint design, crispe...

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by aeromoe
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 55
Views: 2458

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

IATA CODES. Some letters have multiple entries but I only list one here.

ABQ
BOS
CLT
DEN
EWB
FAT
GCN
HNL
IAH
JFK
KOA
LAX
MAN
NRT
OAK
PDX
Q
RNO
SFO
TUL
USN
VOK
W
XRH
YQX
Z

Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11324

Re: Icelandair Announces Kansas City - MCI

Blerg wrote:
Utah is an interesting market as it has it all: business passengers, students (backpackers) and Mormons who travel a lot for obvious reasons.


For obvious reasons, please elaborate for the uninformed why Mormons travel a lot.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR flying A359 to DFW for month of October
Replies: 5
Views: 1254

Re: QR flying A359 to DFW for month of October

This probably has something to do with the QSuite installation on the 777-300ER's, as one has to be rotated out of the fleet and subbed in with an A350 in DFW, with the A350 coming from LHR, which is replaced at LHR with another 77W through scheduling adjustments as LHR outbound and inbound can be ...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are 777s always this loud?
Replies: 47
Views: 7489

Re: Are 777s always this loud?

MRYapproach wrote:
I did 8 trans-ocean rides on 777s in 2018.


WOW! And it's only the 9th of January... :duck:

Happy New Year!

Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.
Replies: 95
Views: 13592

Re: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.

I certainly stand corrected on the inauguration of service OGG-OAK. Two weeks (or so) ago I booked my flight for third week of January when, at the time, the service looked like it was going to start around the 15th or so, IIRC. Glad to hear they started on the 8th. Looking forward to my flight on t...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 77W flying replaced by 789 and A359?
Replies: 22
Views: 3071

Re: 77W flying replaced by 789 and A359?



Not a deletion but a supplement to the 77W service.
CX: HKG-SFO

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.
Replies: 95
Views: 13592

Re: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.

Slightly OT, but what did HA use for west coast ops before the NEOs started coming in? Just the A330? HA also flew B767's Ya'll are speaking in past tense like the 767s are gone. Nothing further from the truth...they still FLY 767s. And the NEOs haven't even started revenue service to the mainland ...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest orders more 737 Max 8s and defers 737 Max 7s
Replies: 105
Views: 15105

Re: Southwest orders more 737 Max 8s and defers 737 Max 7s

chrisp390 wrote:
First class on WN? & 25 seats in a narrow body first class? Either you are mixing up the airline, or you are not remembering it correctly!


Like was already stated...it was a joke.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 13611

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

EDIT: As to not create another post... I agree with the poster below... LHR is a worthy location for one of these. And the one at Heathrow is the final airframe that currently isn't in a museum, if I'm not mistaken. So why not make an effort to save this last example...the initial hard work has alr...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 13611

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

United787 wrote:
I know I will be flamed for this but does EVERY Concorde have to be preserved in a museum somewhere? Don't we have enough examples preserved already?


Can't imagine why not...

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 13611

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

Just to add to the conversation, according to dictionary.com the word "found" also means "to ascertain by study or calculation." This definition applies in this case.

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Soviet/Russian metal in 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 665

Re: Soviet/Russian metal in 2018

I've been in North Korea in October and I've talked about that with our tour guides about that. They told me, that only the Tu204 and the An-148 are on scheduled services. They were in fact quite good informed about aviation, they even told me, they sometimes have spotter groups coming to North Kor...

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hong Kong Airlines’ Inaugural to Los Angeles: Work in Progress A350 Business Class
Replies: 13
Views: 9091

Re: Hong Kong Airlines’ Inaugural to Los Angeles: Work in Progress A350 Business Class

LAXintl wrote:

The 2009 rule also added requirements for things such as airbags in certain circumstances which can also be seen included as part of the lapbelt assembly.


Is that what that bulky thing is on F-class seatbelts I've seen...an airbag?

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cabin Videography/Photography on AA
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Re: Cabin Videography/Photography on AA

This past December I had a flight attendant on my AA A330 flight from CLT to PHX explicitly tell me there was no photography onboard their aircraft and it "says so in the inflight magazine." The encounter started mid-flight when I was simply trying to get a phone photo of the map on the re...

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?
Replies: 100
Views: 14508

Re: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?

There is currently an AA international configuration A330 plying between Aruba and CLT, PHL-SFO etc. for winter months. Makes sense. According to Seat Guru and Seat Maestro there is only one configuration for each of the A330-200 and A330-300...so they're all "international configuration"...

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by aeromoe
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?
Replies: 100
Views: 14508

Re: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?

Wow, I must be old. Am I the only one that remembers the days when Dc-10s, L1011s and 767 widebodies routinely connected hubs together? AA used to fly DC10s and 767s between DFW and AUS. DL's ATL-MCO was almost all L1011s. And now we are a point that Anetters think its odd to have widebody on a dom...

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by aeromoe
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to remove planned Sat 717 LAX-YVR service, becomes all A319 mainline
Replies: 23
Views: 5379

Re: Delta to remove planned Sat 717 LAX-YVR service, becomes all A319 mainline

wedgetail737 wrote:
Loud? 717? The front of a 717 is the quietest ride in the narrowbody fleet at Delta these days.

I think the MD-90 is quieter up front than the 717.



I'm really just nitpicking here but why do you contradict your first sentence with your second sentence?

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 1988: My year in South Korea
Replies: 22
Views: 5591

Re: 1988: My year in South Korea

thanks fellas...appreciate the feedback. I was excited to be finally flying on the SP. Not really much different than a 231' 4" long Jumbo...more of an psychological thing for me.

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by aeromoe
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 201
Views: 40007

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Air Tahiti Nui has bought some 787s to replace their A340s. QR was all Airbus before the 777-300ER/777-200LR and subsequent 787/777 orders. Gulf Air is all Airbus, with inbound 787 orders. Royal Jordanian was all Airbus prior to the 787's, excluding RJ's. In a more extreme example, Air Jamaica was ...

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by aeromoe
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.
Replies: 65
Views: 10407

Re: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.

Doesn't paste well but you guys can read it.......July 2018 schedule Origin Code Destination Code Airline Code Equipment Code Flights BOS TER S4 340 1 OAK TER S4 340 1 PVD PDL S4 340 1 What is the source of the SATA (S4) A340s? They have A310s and A330s in their long-haul fleet...will they lease in...

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: 727-223 N874AA Restoration
Replies: 1
Views: 832

Re: UPDATE: 727-223 N874AA Restoration

Thanks for this information. I have visited BFI from PHX many times these past two years and I wondered what was going on with this bird. Glad to hear there is work going on. I wish the restoration team all the best to get this bird in display condition.

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice on transatlantic J
Replies: 12
Views: 1726

Re: Advice on transatlantic J

So I’ve pretty much decided on AA. I want to keep my oneworld sapphire and I don’t think DL / AC are so much better for one flight to justify losing it. I just need to decide if it’s the A330 via PHL getting in about 5pm or if the direct flight on the aging 757 will suffice Just my opinion but I wo...

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways and the 767
Replies: 100
Views: 16384

Re: British Airways and the 767

ETA: Yes, two days ago. So I was on a 777 all along? The thought that the plane could be a T7 had never occurred to me :oops: Oh well, that's one for my log book. MAD-LHR on a 777. Cool! Please don't take this the wrong way but I can't imagine someone who visits this website wouldn't know what type...

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flashback 1987
Replies: 41
Views: 3493

Re: Flashback 1987

Thought it would be fun to look back at the airline world 30 years ago in the USA .... The even older guard comprised Northwest's CV-580s and DC-9-10s - are you sure about both those types, in '87? That's all folks. :spin: Yes, the merger with Republic (source of the CV-580s, DC-9s, some 727-200s a...

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by aeromoe
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard
Replies: 94
Views: 19044

Re: NH175 LAX-NRT returning to LAX due to a passenger being onboard who shouldnt be onboard

We've come such a long way from the time when you just walked onto a PeoplExpress flight and paid for your ticket onboard...of course that was an exception rather than the rule in the industry.

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by aeromoe
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis
Replies: 216
Views: 46773

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis

alyusuph wrote:

...Despite the 3,050 feet runway and the surrounding hills (Himalaya ranges)...


Just to clarify it is 3050 meters. This may have already been pointed out but I didn't go through three pages of responses to verify.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last domestic wide body flight?
Replies: 86
Views: 2580

Re: When was your last domestic wide body flight?

I've already answered but I can add my first 767 ride was also my shortest widebody flight: 28 July 1987 Delta 767-300 N121DE from San Diego to Ontario...it was a tag (add-on) on the SAN-ONT-ATL. 24 minutes for the 95 statute-mile (published distance) flight.

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by aeromoe
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is there not a single US airport with a transit area?
Replies: 23
Views: 3108

Re: Why is there not a single US airport with a transit area?

I've been told here that Anchorage airport actually does have a whole transit terminal, left over from the days when restrictions on overflying Russia/the Soviet Union meant that many flights had to take a longer route and so needed to land and refuel,which would otherwise have triggered the need f...

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last domestic wide body flight?
Replies: 86
Views: 2580

Re: When was your last domestic wide body flight?

m0ssy wrote:
Does 767 count as widebody? January of 2012, SFO-ATL on DL.

Do trips to Hawaii and back to mainland count? 1996 SFO-HNL DC-10.


Personally I say yes to both.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JNB: Widest commercial range?
Replies: 9
Views: 778

Re: JNB: Widest commercial range?

skyhawkmatthew wrote:
Cape Air operates piston-engined Cessna 402s out of BOS.


I have flown on a Cape Air C402 into BOS and I was considering this when I answered earlier but do any A380s currently serve Boston?

Image

Moe

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by aeromoe
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Farmer Builds A320
Replies: 58
Views: 15740

Re: Chinese Farmer Builds A320

Could've done a better job on that portside rear windscreen panel...out of proportions. Please do a better one in your backyard then comeback and share with us. Didn't say I could or would do any better...just sayin' as good a job as he's apparently doing on the airframe, a proper treatment of the ...

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by aeromoe
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 380 stuck in JNB
Replies: 93
Views: 30465

Re: BA 380 stuck in JNB

thanks for that ( apologies for off topic) have not been on board for a while. how do I upload an image. I have a nice foto of the a380 at jnb, but can not figure out how to attach it. If you have a web-hosting service where you can upload to, or Flickr or the like, upload it there then provide the...

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by aeromoe
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The B747-8 passenger version is no longer in production?
Replies: 17
Views: 4269

Re: The B747-8 passenger version is no longer in production?

[quote="Momo1435]...With both the 747 and A380 production rate going down to 6 a month...[/quote]

6 a month?

Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JNB: Widest commercial range?
Replies: 9
Views: 778

Re: JNB: Widest commercial range?

Not sure how many seats Boutique Air PC-12s have but they fly quite a few places served by heavy metal. The PC-12s are likely in the same category as the Mokulele Caravans. Boutique Air also have some Beech King Air 300s.

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by aeromoe
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: JetBlue A321 Rejection due to "Low in Frame" after Reupload
Replies: 5
Views: 614

Re: JetBlue A321 Rejection due to "Low in Frame" after Reupload

Foreground clutter is a bit distracting too. Sun angle quartering from the rear produces nose with shade on it...not the best of situations.

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by aeromoe
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Farmer Builds A320
Replies: 58
Views: 15740

Re: Chinese Farmer Builds A320

Could've done a better job on that portside rear windscreen panel...out of proportions.

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by aeromoe
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In an emergency, can a Boeing pilot fly an Airbus and vice versa?
Replies: 86
Views: 6696

Re: In an emergency, can a Boeing pilot fly an Airbus and vice versa?

Unless I am wrong, if both of the pilots are unable to move with food poisoning, how is another pilot able to get into the cockpit if the door opens up from the pilots side.? Normally they eat a different meal just in case this does happen. Since 9-11 there has been a requirement for all pilots of ...

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