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Old Jun 19, 12, 10:58 am
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Originally Posted by Seat 2A View Post
WHBM, you da man!
Clearly an American expression of some sort ........... !

Southeast Airlines did sport the logo on the tails of its DC-9s and MD-80s.
I can recall doing some PPL flying out of St Petersburg/Clearwater airport, Florida in maybe 2001-2002. There was a Southeast Airlines DC9 with the old National logo on the tail laying there down in the weeds without an undercarriage (or with it retracted). I think it was probably N930BB because all the other Southeast aircraft seem to have been active after this time, in which case it was the onetime OE-LDA of Austrian Airlines, the first DC9 I ever rode in, on a student charter from London Gatwick to Vienna in 1972, which ran about three hours late and got us to Vienna at 1 am, after public transport had ceased for the night. But Austrian had got their bus contractor to bring out a special coach, and so about 30 of us in all paid a small bus fare instead of a huge night taxi bill to get into the city. Would carriers do that nowadays ?

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