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Forum: TravelBuzz
Today, 11:49 am
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Posted By Seat 2A

1. It's a beautiful Monday evening in the spring...

1. It's a beautiful Monday evening in the spring of 1959 and you are on your way to Bermuda from Baltimore for a holiday. Your flight makes one intermediate stop en route. Name the airline, the stop...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 5:19 pm
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Posted By Seat 2A

Hmm... this brings back memories. It was in late...

Hmm... this brings back memories. It was in late May of 1979 that I logged my first flight aboard an Alaska 727-200 - ship 291, factory delivered just two months prior. I was booked on a joint fare...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 2:42 pm
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Posted By Seat 2A

I seem to recall reading somewhere that AA had...

I seem to recall reading somewhere that AA had hoped to gain competitive advantage via the 990's speed on transcon flights, but if I remember correctly this proved to be problematic with those...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 1:05 pm
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Posted By Seat 2A

Re. 1965 American Airlines JFK-BNA-MEM-DAL-LAX: ...

Re. 1965 American Airlines JFK-BNA-MEM-DAL-LAX:



I beg to differ on AA's 990s. That was and still is an airliner I queue in on when perusing old schedules and from my recollections, AA ran...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 12:40 pm
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Posted By Seat 2A

1. It's a beautiful Monday evening in the spring...

1. It's a beautiful Monday evening in the spring of 1959 and you are on your way to Bermuda from Baltimore for a holiday. Your flight makes one intermediate stop en route. Name the airline, the stop...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 12:08 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

Good Morning, Campers! It's a beautiful day up...

Good Morning, Campers! It's a beautiful day up here in the troposphere as we're cruising serenely along aboard N224AK (My 7th flight aboard this aircraft) enroute to Seattle. Shame I had to go look...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 3, 21, 12:13 pm
Replies: 614
Views: 197,515
Posted By Seat 2A

You are very welcome, Steve. If I had to guess,...

You are very welcome, Steve. If I had to guess, I'd say 75% of Flyertalkers were born after 1975 and so have no real memory r appreciation for the days when the service on domestic U.S. First Class...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 10:03 pm
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Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

66. (1987) When it comes to spring skiing,...

66. (1987) When it comes to spring skiing, Colorado and Utah are the best! In California that Sierra Cement is even wetter and heavier in the spring. Best of all, now that there’s jet service into...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 9:59 pm
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Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

84. (1976) I’ve identified what appear to be the...

84. (1976) I’ve identified what appear to be the only three routes flown nonstop between North America and Africa – at least in early 1976. Please identify the airports involved in each of the three...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 9:19 pm
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Posted By Seat 2A

Good job, J - Everything is spot on except that...

Good job, J - Everything is spot on except that Pan Am served Dakar and Monrovia rather than Casablanca
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 3:45 pm
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Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

84. (1976) Iíve identified what appear to be the...

84. (1976) Iíve identified what appear to be the only three routes flown nonstop between North America and Africa Ė at least in early 1976. Please identify the airports involved in each of the three...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 3:37 pm
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Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

Hang on - let me take the bridle out of your...

Hang on - let me take the bridle out of your mouth. Ah, much better. Helloo-oo-oo Wilbur!

Sunworld International Airways it is! And now for the final itinerary:

Sunworld International JK 981...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 30, 21, 1:16 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

71. (1987) You’re in Tucson and need to fly up to...

71. (1987) You’re in Tucson and need to fly up to Seattle. You fondly remember the good old days when you could book a five or six stop Hughes Airwest flight and enjoy an air tour of the west on your...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 21, 10:08 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

That's the one, Mr. M :tu: Both British Airways...

That's the one, Mr. M :tu: Both British Airways and East African operated the VC10 out of Heathrow (4250 miles) while Air Malawi departed out of Gatwick (4220 miles)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 21, 9:57 pm
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Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

Sorry for the delay in answering here. My last...

Sorry for the delay in answering here. My last flight up from San Diego this afternoon - the Wi-Fi was inoperative. Then I met up with a friend in the Seattle lounge and now finally I am on the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 21, 4:29 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

66. (1987) When it comes to spring skiing,...

66. (1987) When it comes to spring skiing, Colorado and Utah are the best! In California that Sierra Cement is even wetter and heavier in the spring. Best of all, now that there’s jet service into...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 21, 10:26 am
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

66. (1987) When it comes to spring skiing,...

66. (1987) When it comes to spring skiing, Colorado and Utah are the best! In California that Sierra Cement is even wetter and heavier in the spring. Best of all, now that thereís jet service into...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 21, 9:00 am
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

73. (1976) As of early 1976, what is the longest...

73. (1976) As of early 1976, what is the longest flight operated with the VC10? A cyber pat on the back for identifying the airline(s) involved

Let's start with London to Abu Dhabi on Gulf Air.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 29, 21, 12:25 am
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

Wow! 85 questions have now been reduced to just...

Wow! 85 questions have now been reduced to just four. And - rumor has it that if you should manage to complete them, our pal jlemon has a new set waiting in the wings. But remember - if you don't eat...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 28, 21, 8:36 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

79. (1987) Amazing! There’s actually a direct...

79. (1987) Amazing! There’s actually a direct flight between New Orleans and Minneapolis – two of them, actually, both one-stoppers operated by the same airline and both following the same routing....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 28, 21, 6:59 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

Bonus Boeing Question 3: The 747 was launched in...

Bonus Boeing Question 3: The 747 was launched in 1966. What was the list price given the 707 sold for just under $5mm and the 727 was listed at $4.2mm?

This one I'm pretty sure I know from memory...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 28, 21, 6:41 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

79. (1987) Amazing! There’s actually a direct...

79. (1987) Amazing! There’s actually a direct flight between New Orleans and Minneapolis – two of them, actually, both one-stoppers operated by the same airline and both following the same routing....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 28, 21, 6:25 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

How bout that?! I was thinking that the 727 would...

How bout that?! I was thinking that the 727 would be a bit less than the 707, but not by much. To hit it right to the nearest 100K is pretty lucky. As such, please don't expect a repeat performance...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 28, 21, 12:55 pm
Replies: 22,623
Views: 1,650,609
Posted By Seat 2A

Well I suppose I could go look up the Annual...

Well I suppose I could go look up the Annual Report, but it's more fun - if not occasionally embarrassing - to guess. As such, ah'mon start the bidding with 4.2 million each
Forum: Alaska
Apr 27, 21, 9:13 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By Seat 2A

Two thumbs up to fti :tu::tu: for all of the...

Two thumbs up to fti :tu::tu: for all of the helpful information he's provided here. He has spent a lot of time camping and hiking in the park, not to mention riding our Transit buses, so he...
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