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Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 14, 13, 1:05 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,296
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Although the airport hotel in Chuuk in the...

Although the airport hotel in Chuuk in the background is pretty seedy-looking... :D
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 11, 13, 10:12 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,296
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Try this link:...

Try this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKgoEOANGK4 - it has generic music instead of the disputed one.
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 11, 13, 10:10 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,296
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Normally the flight mechanic boards either at...

Normally the flight mechanic boards either at Guam (eastbound) or Majuro (westbound); the relief aircrew member will fly one of the other segments once they get to Majuro. The Island Hopper usually...
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 1, 13, 3:37 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,296
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Having lived and worked in Kwajalein (yes, I was...

Having lived and worked in Kwajalein (yes, I was a 'former inmate' of 'Kwajatraz Federal Penitentiary' for three years... it's a Kwaj thing, you wouldn't understand! :D) here are some guidelines for...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jul 19, 09, 6:57 am
Replies: 3,347
Views: 898,114
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Original FlyerTalker back in action again

Back to participating in the forum after several years of inactivity! Originally joined FT back in 1998; still work as a design drafter and just accepted a contract job in paradise; better known as...
Sep 5, 05, 8:28 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,198
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Nope... in the rare event that they run out of...

Nope... in the rare event that they run out of names before the season's out, then they go to the top of next year's list.

More about naming hurricanes: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutnames.shtml
Sep 4, 04, 10:24 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,885
Posted By AlphaSigOU

True that... :D

True that... :D
Replies: 56
Views: 11,518
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Traditionally, they do. They also will paint over...

Traditionally, they do. They also will paint over any identifiable markings of an aircraft once it's been declared a write-off by their insurer.
Jan 15, 03, 12:30 pm
Replies: 871
Views: 3,088
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Any intel on the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale...

Any intel on the Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale 17th Street? Good, bad or indifferent?
Jan 7, 03, 2:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Figured it was going to eventually happen before...

Figured it was going to eventually happen before long, now that it's been nearly a year since the SLC 2002 Winter Olympics.

The Olympic organizing committee effectively puts itself 'out of...
Dec 9, 02, 8:51 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,455
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Thanks for the heads-up guys, I'll check out...

Thanks for the heads-up guys, I'll check out another Hilton or Doubletree property in the area.
Dec 6, 02, 8:28 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 9,455
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport

I'm looking at cashing in some of my reward points for a stay at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport any recommendations as to the hotel?
Forum: MilesBuzz
Sep 12, 01, 7:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By AlphaSigOU

The FAA has invoked the SCATANA (Security and...

The FAA has invoked the SCATANA (Security and Control of Air Traffic And Navigation Aids) plan grounding all aircraft in United States airspace until at least noon today (September 12). First time...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 11, 01, 11:49 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,956
Posted By AlphaSigOU

I don't think so. You're pretty much relegated to...

I don't think so. You're pretty much relegated to catching SuperShuttle or one of the other shared-ride services or a cab to make the trip between DAL and DFW. This is mainly because of the...
Jan 9, 01, 2:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By AlphaSigOU

It is a long-standing tradition of the Vatican...

It is a long-standing tradition of the Vatican that the Pope flies Alitalia from Rome to the destination of a papal trip, and returns on the national flag carrier of the host country on the return...
Oct 3, 00, 12:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Another way to distinguish the 737-700s from the...

Another way to distinguish the 737-700s from the rest of Southwest's fleet: the flap mechanism fairings, or 'canoes' are painted orange. The tail is taller, so the 'SOUTHWEST' titles will begin a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 1, 00, 6:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By AlphaSigOU

In actuality, the current 717 (former MD-95) is...

In actuality, the current 717 (former MD-95) is actually a -200 series; the original Boeing Model 717-100 being the venerable KC-135 tanker transport.



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Causa...
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By AlphaSigOU

This is Boeing 757-223 N679AN, painted in a...

This is Boeing 757-223 N679AN, painted in a slightly modified version of American Airlines' 1958 color scheme. This was done to commemorate 40 years of transcontinental air service by AA. The plane...
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Nope, you can't. The on-board DVD players have a...

Nope, you can't. The on-board DVD players have a different encoding than your standard home DVD player.

An excellent source in which the different region encodings are explained can be located at ...
Aug 31, 00, 12:16 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By AlphaSigOU

Ditto. Paraphrasing Ernest Hemingway's famous...

Ditto. Paraphrasing Ernest Hemingway's famous saying posted in a Havana bar: "my short-haul flights on Southwest (dig them red-bellied war machines! http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif), my...
Aug 31, 00, 12:05 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By AlphaSigOU

And they're still taking up coupons in the old...

And they're still taking up coupons in the old amounts: 1 for beer/wine, 2 for mixed drinks. The Spirit magazine shows it as 2 for beer/wine. 3 for mixed.

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AlphaSigOU
Causa...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 29, 00, 5:50 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By AlphaSigOU

KLM's 747-200s that were converted to the...

KLM's 747-200s that were converted to the stretched upper deck were originally designated by Boeing as 747-206B EUD (Extended Upper Deck), later deliveries were of the -306 series.

Japan Air Lines...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Aug 16, 00, 9:40 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,164
Posted By AlphaSigOU

*HighFlyah*, Welcome to Flyertalk from...

*HighFlyah*,

Welcome to Flyertalk from another fellow member of the Diecast Aircraft Forum! You're with good people here who are always willing to give frequent flyer and travel advice.
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Forum: MilesBuzz
Aug 16, 00, 9:36 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By AlphaSigOU

The website address is...

The website address is http://www.hampsterdance.com/



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AlphaSigOU
Causa latet vis est notissima - the cause is hidden, the results are well-known.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 13, 00, 3:01 am
Replies: 113
Views: 2,612
Posted By AlphaSigOU

In San Antonio, not much of an excuse is needed...

In San Antonio, not much of an excuse is needed to throw a fiesta! http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif

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Causa latet vis est notissima - the cause is hidden,...
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