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by aeromoe
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747 classic UD Door
Replies: 17
Views: 3225

Re: 747 classic UD Door

Man, haven't you guys heard of YOUTUBE? I'm not gonna do all of your work for you, but.... it's there. I'm with you on the number of questions posed in these forums that could have been answered first with a little web searching. I'm all for stimulating conversation but questions like "how man...

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by aeromoe
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place
Replies: 87
Views: 8246

Re: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place

TWA772LR wrote:
MaxTrimm wrote:
CanadaFair wrote:

Sidebar, I wonder what NK thinks about a plane made by 'American imperialists' operating into their country. :biggrin:


I think CA is still operating Tridents into Pyongyang... :rotfl:

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by aeromoe
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can airlines refuse refunding full fare tickets?
Replies: 9
Views: 996

Re: Can airlines refuse refunding full fare tickets?

Quoting OP's : It seems (to whom?) like there are some group of people (who- and what source is this from?) that are going to book as many full fare UA Class F/J tickets as possible (why?) , and then plan to cancel them immediately before the cancellation period limit so that they (who is they?) won...

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by aeromoe
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best flight Newark to Phoenix
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Best flight Newark to Phoenix

My response is simply based on the OP's subject line: The one that departs closest to ontime and arrives closest to ontime. That's the best flight anywhere in my opinion.

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by aeromoe
Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 1977: Allegheny Air promotion: $145 for one week of unlimited flights
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

Re: 1977: Allegheny Air promotion: $145 for one week of unlimited flights

How about the 1970s/1980s Eastern Airlines $323 (or whatever it was) Unlimited Mileage Fare. Fairly restrictive in some regards with stopovers, etc but really good value at the time. I think it was good for up to 21 days. Vaguely remember it...there have got to be others here who remember.

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by aeromoe
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Nascar Weekend in Los Angeles (Pics, VERY long)
Replies: 3
Views: 3143

Re: Nascar Weekend in Los Angeles (Pics, VERY long)

Great report...hope you enjoyed everything about your trip. I didn't read every single word in your report...more of a scrolling photo guy. Go Dinger!

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by aeromoe
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to add 789 to LAX
Replies: 35
Views: 5964

Re: AA to add 789 to LAX

oc2dc wrote:
They are going to have a lot of extra 77E capacity lying around with all these 789s coming aboard. I wonder where they will be redeployed.


Probably up in Wyoming alongside the A380s in that asinine thread elsewhere on this website. :stirthepot:

Moe

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by aeromoe
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines within Wyoming
Replies: 19
Views: 2090

Re: Vietnam Airlines within Wyoming

Surprised it hasn't been deleted yet as many of us think it should.

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by aeromoe
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

sw733 wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:
He sure doesn't look like a doctor.


What the hell does a doctor "look like"? I'd love to hear your definition.


EXACTLY! I was thinking the same thing and then found your question back at this poster.

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by aeromoe
Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: At what airports can you make Int'l connections w/out customs
Replies: 46
Views: 5795

Re: At what airports can you make Int'l connections w/out customs

Maybe I got some mis-information in BKK last weekend. I'd assumed I could stay airside (like I've done at SIN twice in the past few months) and I did so until 3 hours before my flight. I went to the KE "transfer" desk and requested my boarding card for my flight. The lady stated I needed t...

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by aeromoe
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?
Replies: 45
Views: 3135

Re: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?

A lot of people here claim they 'always get the window seat', but in my experience I usually have to pay for it. It maybe $40-$50 each way to pick my seat. I pick my seat next to the window with the express purpose of being able to look out that window the entire damn flight! No one is telling me t...

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by aeromoe
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?
Replies: 45
Views: 3135

Re: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?

It's fricking dark outside during a redeye. Why do the shades need to be down...and why is it rude if they're up?? Please... Really? You can't have taken many redeyes. On a lot of them the sun comes up well before you land, and as it's rising can hit the windows at such an angle that it's like a la...

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by aeromoe
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 112
Views: 14888

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

With properties currently under development in Nashville, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Palm Springs, New Orleans, New York, and Dallas... What about "...Beverly Hills, London, Paris, Rome, and Gstaad?" :rotfl: :biggrin: You forgot Monte Carlo!!! :) Egads...how could I have done that?? D...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no SNA-Hawaii Non-stop?
Replies: 74
Views: 7911

Re: Why no SNA-Hawaii Non-stop?

Just an observation but I wouldn't exactly call 496 Southwest 737-700s "not many".

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040
Replies: 112
Views: 14888

Re: Branson claims AS must pay Virgin licensing fee 'til 2040

I think it's just Virgin Hotels and Virgin Records other than this now. Virgin Hotels should probably be known as Virgin Hotel, since it's a chain of one property. With properties currently under development in Nashville, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Palm Springs, New Orleans, New York, and Dalla...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: International Aircraft Registrations Question
Replies: 21
Views: 2314

Re: International Aircraft Registrations Question

South Korea used to allocate the numerics in a logical fashion but it was very limited in scope. Check out some old photos (70s/80s/90s) before the size of the fleets outgrew the numerical possibilities. This was primarily when Korean Air was pretty much the only passenger airline and then Asiana en...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why would Spirit Airlines say that the next available flight is in 3 days on routes that have daily service?
Replies: 12
Views: 1215

Re: Why would Spirit Airlines say that the next available flight is in 3 days on routes that have daily service?

It's simple, and all airlines do it, until you are in a Spirit outstation and the next available flight is 4 days out. Your $90 fare is now $500 after you have to book a same day flight. I would say there is a very good possibility one would have to pay an exorbitant amount of money to fix a situat...

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why would Spirit Airlines say that the next available flight is in 3 days on routes that have daily service?
Replies: 12
Views: 1215

Re: Why would Spirit Airlines say that the next available flight is in 3 days on routes that have daily service?

I've seen the same situation on the Spirit website. Looking for a flight and dates near or on my desired travel date on their web calendar are crossed out. I interpret this as no seats available...sold out.

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Am I the only one who HATES slanted J-class seats?
Replies: 18
Views: 1040

Re: Am I the only one who HATES slanted J-class seats?

The rest of us Just a nit here but you've actually polled EVERYBODY ELSE in the world who has ever flown in a slanted J-class seat and they've confirmed your assertion that they don't feel this sensation? Are there still any planes left that cruise with the floor at an incline? That used to be true...

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Am I the only one who HATES slanted J-class seats?
Replies: 18
Views: 1040

Re: Am I the only one who HATES slanted J-class seats?

I have to agree that slanted seats are nicer than recliners, but only just. I also find myself sliding down in them over time which makes sleeping hard as every hour or so I end up pushing myself back up. Probably why slant seats have been replaced by 180s. Just a question here: Is it possible the ...

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Am I the only one who HATES slanted J-class seats?
Replies: 18
Views: 1040

Re: Am I the only one who HATES slanted J-class seats?

aklrno wrote:
The rest of us


Just a nit here but you've actually polled EVERYBODY ELSE in the world who has ever flown in a slanted J-class seat and they've confirmed your assertion that they don't feel this sensation?

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights within the USA and North America
Replies: 73
Views: 6451

Re: 747 Flights within the USA and North America

After CO absorbed Peoplexpress around 1987 I saw CO (ex-PE of course) 747s at DEN on several occasions. Actually I just saw response #20 says EWR-DEN so there you have it.

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by aeromoe
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number of airplanes with StarAlliance livery
Replies: 30
Views: 4181

Re: Number of airplanes with StarAlliance livery

VC10er wrote:
I often see a UA 772 or a 737-400 at EWR...


Maybe you mean 767-400?

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights within the USA and North America
Replies: 73
Views: 6451

Re: 747 Flights within the USA and North America

I did the UA 747-400 SEA-DEN in May 1999 as well. Also, in the 70s UA 114/193 were HNL-LAX-DEN-ORD and vice versa. My first 747 flight was #114 N4723U LAX-DEN on 9 July 1977. I flew the return #193 DEN-LAX on June 3, 1978. Additionally, Flying Tigers was another providing military passenger charters...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with underbelly branding
Replies: 28
Views: 1696

Re: Airlines with underbelly branding

Virgin Atlantic have as well.

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Virgin Experience: First Virgin America Flight+JetBlue A321
Replies: 21
Views: 9091

Re: A Virgin Experience: First Virgin America Flight+JetBlue A321

Nice trip report jeff - You inspired me to take my first Virgin America flight this past weekend...just a short hop from LAX to LAS. N631VA Chic Mobile. Filled two blocks: First time on Virgin America and a new city pair LAS-LAX. I hope to fly Virgin again sometime soon on a longer route. Keep up t...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paying extra Money for Seating??
Replies: 36
Views: 2587

Re: Paying extra Money for Seating??

SQ allows you to reserve a seat for free when booking (And I booked 5 months before travelling) gave myself window seats on every leg of LHR-SIN-SYD-SIN-LHR. They charged a fixed 75USD per leg to book a "preferred seat" which seemed to be those on exits or with additional legroom (such as...

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any ROA folks??
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: Any ROA folks??

"This has just become our back-up inlaws airport"

Sorry - I can't resist. Backup inlaws? In case the original inlaws go tech and cancel?

All in good fun.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cheapest "around the world" within 8 days
Replies: 24
Views: 1091

Re: Cheapest "around the world" within 8 days

I did just this in January for the fun of it over a long weekend: PHX-JFK-FRA-SIN-SFO-PHX. It cost about US $1300. PHX-SFO was on B6 and SQ on one itinerary and SFO-PHX was a separate AA ticket. This is not a click/bait to a website I get paid for hits...it is my website I post my flight log/photos ...

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Domestic Operations?
Replies: 45
Views: 9227

Re: Delta A350 Domestic Operations?

I'll toss this one into mix: Replicate NWs 1989 747-400 domestic introduction by running MSP-PHX roundtrips!

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4134

Re: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Hi, Nice read and pictures, enjoyed your reason for the trip. I noted you still have the A340-300 & 500 to fly, did you catch the -200? I have all the Airbus fleet flown bar the A32X NEO's, still need to fly the 736, 789 & 748 on the Boeing front. Thank You. Yes, my very first Airbus "...

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by aeromoe
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: OP able to update their own Trip Reports?
Replies: 2
Views: 779

Re: OP able to update their own Trip Reports?

Thank you very much for your reply. I appreciate it.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if American Airlines painted their logo on the belly of their planes?
Replies: 29
Views: 6579

Re: What if American Airlines painted their logo on the belly of their planes?

32andBelow wrote:
The answer is that then there would be an American logon on the belly of the plane.


Exactly.

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: OP able to update their own Trip Reports?
Replies: 2
Views: 779

OP able to update their own Trip Reports?

A-netters: Is there a way for the OP to update their trip reports? I was able to post one update to my Tarom report yesterday after I posted but I can't seem to repeat the process.

Thank You

Moe

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4134

Re: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Thanks Vio. I understand your thinking with regards to visiting a place and seeing the sights. Maybe I will be able to do so some day. Regards Moe

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR Terminal 5 to 4 Connection info/advice
Replies: 6
Views: 296

Re: LHR Terminal 5 to 4 Connection info/advice

I did a T3 to T4 connection last month and while it wasn't T5 to T4 the airside bus ride was pretty cool. And if you've got any interest in watching airliners in action and have the time, check out the "View Heathrow" indoor observation deck (no seats) at the north end of T4, upstairs. The...

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?
Replies: 45
Views: 3135

Re: Does window seat passenger have full control of window shade use?

I live in the USA and have travelled extensively this past year for various reasons. Several international trips as well. For the most part, FAs asked for shades up during takeoff/landing for safety reasons...namely in case of fire outside in case of a crash event. I can't imagine the rational for h...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4134

Re: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Thanks folks. For debonair: being a Yank travel to Iran right now is not really in the cards as much as I'd love to experience the aviation there...especially for that c/n 002 A340 which I didn't realize is in service there! for KLDC10: Staff were friendly enough but more "business" than h...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4134

Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017

Tarom Romanian Airlines A318-111 round trip London LHR - Bucharest OTP 22/23 February 2017 Hello A-netters! My first trip report here after reading many on the forum. As of early 2017 the only Airbus type I'd not flown in yet was the A318. Despite photographing them I missed out on Frontier Airline...

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: San Francisco for a few days?
Replies: 24
Views: 1152

Re: San Francisco for a few days?

Thanks Jeff for the info. Just another new A321 in the US to fly!!

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by aeromoe
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A new one: Qatar Airways A 350 Business Class
Replies: 5
Views: 7350

Re: A new one: Qatar Airways A 350 Business Class

Forgive my ignorance but as I read the OPs first couple of paragraphs I was seriously hoping there was much more to security than what was being alluded to. Not knowing the context of how he began the entire trip it almost sounded like people were free to enter the airport, wander around the concour...

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: San Francisco for a few days?
Replies: 24
Views: 1152

Re: San Francisco for a few days?

Can you please relate when the Inagural is for the A321?

Thanks
Moe

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where does Air China fly their 748s and 789s?
Replies: 5
Views: 2375

Re: Where does Air China fly their 748s and 789s?

If you go to FlightRadar24.com and look up Air China (or any other airline) you can see the fleet registrations for each type. Click on each registration and see where they've been. Very handy to research exactly the question you are asking.

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that serve Pepsi instead of Coca Cola
Replies: 36
Views: 2419

Re: Airlines that serve Pepsi instead of Coca Cola

Quoting: "They're all really high in sugar." And it is usually known as High Fructose Corn Syrup - the scourge of all sugars as I recall.

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by aeromoe
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Not So Cramped NarrowBody Transatlantic Service.
Replies: 86
Views: 16445

Re: Not So Cramped NarrowBody Transatlantic Service.

I realize this OPs diagram is only a conceptual diagram but IMHO there will NOT be that sort of angled lounge where the overwing emergency exits are. Overwing emergency exits need to be as accessible as possible.

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by aeromoe
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Korean Air Boeing 787 First Revenue Flight Gimpo-Jeju
Replies: 16
Views: 8499

Re: Korean Air Boeing 787 First Revenue Flight Gimpo-Jeju

This is a good looking Dreamliner! Nice you got to fly on it so early in service.

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by aeromoe
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most variety aircraft types at an airport
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Most variety aircraft types at an airport

Quoting CairnterriAIR"McDonald Douglas MD-88 MD-90"

Maybe you were joking but they were McDonnell not McDonald.

Moe

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First 747 flight
Replies: 65
Views: 1995

Re: First 747 flight

United Airlines #114 LAX-DEN July 9, 1977. 747-122 N4723U William A. Patterson. My first aerial view of the Grand Canyon in the quickly fading evening light.

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by aeromoe
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Had Those Times Where A Plane You Want To Fly Gets Switched?
Replies: 38
Views: 1310

Re: Have You Had Those Times Where A Plane You Want To Fly Gets Switched?

I am a completely "revenue" passenger as I do not work for an airline. November 6, 2016 my flight from Atlanta to Phoenix. I purposely booked the late morning departure #1772 as it was the inauguration of A330-300 service between the cities...quite probably for the winter (high) season onl...

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by aeromoe
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer
Replies: 34
Views: 6208

Re: CLT AA Flight Struck Deer

How did the deer manage to get on the airfield? I assume CLT has fences with some protective spiky wires on the top... It was already reported this was one of those deer from the North Pole on an off-season training mission...therefore this deer <I>can / could</I> fly. Fences mean nothing to those ...

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