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Dec 9, 17, 3:57 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,244
Posted By hooverer

Concur with the PW2xxxs, especially when 752 is...

Concur with the PW2xxxs, especially when 752 is lightly loaded, right up there with JT9D on lightly load 742 doing go around.
Only recall one aborted take off during roll, many go arounds, once two...
Oct 8, 17, 10:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,050
Posted By hooverer

Sounds like OP is only 260 MQMs short and as...

Sounds like OP is only 260 MQMs short and as others have pointed out, any flight would yield at least 500 MQMs.


a) No upgrade = 2 x 500 = 1,000 - 260 = Plat + 740 MQMs rolled over
b) $84...
Jul 7, 17, 10:03 am
Replies: 108
Views: 17,235
Posted By hooverer

Concur, and not buying that CNN confused SEA-PDX...

Concur, and not buying that CNN confused SEA-PDX with FC vs. SEA-PEK with D1 ;)
Jul 7, 17, 9:19 am
Replies: 108
Views: 17,235
Posted By hooverer

Hats off to CNN for improving their aviation...

Hats off to CNN for improving their aviation content coverage quality, at least they did not report a four-engine Boeing 777 with 129 passengers injured from PEK to SEA diverted with C17 fighter and...
May 15, 17, 1:02 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,003
Posted By hooverer

On some mainline MD9x, passengers might not want...

On some mainline MD9x, passengers might not want to see how young the pilots are. ;)
Mar 24, 17, 11:51 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,288
Posted By hooverer

Was offered buy up (iirc was under $700) to D1...

Was offered buy up (iirc was under $700) to D1 during OLCI earlier this year out of MSP, declined as had an entire C+ row to myself. Have also down miles at gate to D1 at other US departure points to...
Mar 17, 17, 8:10 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,606
Posted By hooverer

As others have posted, nothing new with CBP. Have...

As others have posted, nothing new with CBP. Have seen and talked with CBP at gate or in jetway on departures for some time (years). Have even over the years been selected for random checks, others...
Feb 26, 17, 9:05 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,919
Posted By hooverer

No offense to OP, nobody else caught the "labtop"...

No offense to OP, nobody else caught the "labtop" vs. "laptop", could cause some to wonder if that has anything to do with a lab service dawg... :) Per others any browswer (or bowser if with service...
Feb 25, 17, 10:00 am
Replies: 84
Views: 18,236
Posted By hooverer

By current FT standards would have been...

By current FT standards would have been considered dumps ;)

They were ok, served their purpose, some better than others, smaller or personable with better views, especially compared to current F/G.
Feb 25, 17, 8:44 am
Replies: 84
Views: 18,236
Posted By hooverer

The only upper deck I can recall seeing and being...

The only upper deck I can recall seeing and being in, at least going back several decades were the old indoor observation decks on what is now F currently occupied by ramp operations. The old G club...
Aug 2, 16, 1:46 pm
Replies: 2,283
Views: 431,548
Posted By hooverer

Besides better A/C utilization and fewer of them,...

Besides better A/C utilization and fewer of them, also flight crew experience.
Feb 19, 16, 9:50 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,492
Posted By hooverer

Correct that is a C32 aka B757-200.

Correct that is a C32 aka B757-200.
Feb 18, 16, 7:44 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,492
Posted By hooverer

FYI/FWIW Biden in the past when he flies into MSP...

FYI/FWIW Biden in the past when he flies into MSP and elsewhere is on a C32 (VC32) aka B757-200 and not a VC25 (B747) that POTUS uses. Vehicles etc usually on a C17, sometimes they park the C17...
Feb 17, 16, 7:57 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,492
Posted By hooverer

Biden is in town tomorrow, did he arrive early?

Biden is in town tomorrow, did he arrive early?
Oct 19, 15, 6:19 am
Replies: 42
Views: 10,147
Posted By hooverer

Stand around the gate boarding area and sooner or...

Stand around the gate boarding area and sooner or later you will see and hear the arriving pilots stop to talk to the departing pilots talk about what the in-bound crew wrote up in the log book and...
Aug 13, 15, 8:08 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,641
Posted By hooverer

Went through MSP this morning a little after 6AM...

Went through MSP this morning a little after 6AM and saw more activity in this thread than what I saw at the airport, in fact did not even known anything had happened there until seeing the small...
May 13, 15, 9:01 am
Replies: 322
Views: 27,211
Posted By hooverer

Hmm, are RA & TC: a) actually poking each other...

Hmm, are RA & TC:
a) actually poking each other because they can to defend their turf
b) making noise as part of doing something else, e.g. AC financing, Gov. subsidies, etc...
c) creating...
Forum: Los Angeles
May 12, 15, 8:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,323
Posted By hooverer

I sure wouldnt want to be on one of those eight...

I sure wouldnt want to be on one of those eight planes landing from both ways on the same four runways at the same time :D However under stand the math... Have landed from both the east and west,...
Forum: Los Angeles
May 11, 15, 7:11 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,323
Posted By hooverer

When did LAX get a new 5th runway? Last I saw...

When did LAX get a new 5th runway? Last I saw they only have four, granted there has been proposals for a 5th...
May 11, 15, 11:00 am
Replies: 76
Views: 8,938
Posted By hooverer

Or, all of those pink, green, yellow and other...

Or, all of those pink, green, yellow and other colors of past flights help to pick out a bag when put into bag lineup when forced to check and retrieve at baggage claim, or when in a bag lineup in...
May 10, 15, 1:04 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,502
Posted By hooverer

Other than landing long or hot (e.g. fast), can...

Other than landing long or hot (e.g. fast), can somebody name the last MD or DC incident on either a landing or take off let alone dual engine flameout? Otoh, who can name the last time a dual-engine...
May 10, 15, 12:49 pm
Replies: 177
Views: 47,435
Posted By hooverer

Fwiw, was on a recently mod 752 last week, FA...

Fwiw, was on a recently mod 752 last week, FA said that this was its second revenue flight, there appears to be more room in the overhead bins, assuming people put the roller boards in on their sides...
May 10, 15, 12:36 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 8,349
Posted By hooverer

Looks like MENS/ROOM is #2, wonder if there will...

Looks like MENS/ROOM is #2, wonder if there will be any issues with toilets if the UPG does not go through? ;)
Mar 8, 15, 4:31 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 9,822
Posted By hooverer

Ok, whats next on the speculation front? The...

Ok, whats next on the speculation front?
The pilots were too old or too young?
How about the age of the airport?
Heard that the runways had been recently cleared so we cant have fun with the age...
Jan 9, 15, 4:16 pm
Replies: 736
Views: 202,391
Posted By hooverer

And here I always thought the CR200's had the...

And here I always thought the CR200's had the worst FC cabin in the DL fleet :D
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