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Old Timer's Airline Quiz and Discussion

Old Apr 26, 17, 1:52 pm
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
2- SJC CORRECT; BUR CORRECT; OC CORRECT ... remember there are TWO possible airlines, so we are still looking for the other (but it's trivial at this point); M80 CORRECT
3- LAX CORRECT; JFK INCORRECT for this leg; AA INCORRECT for this leg; 747-100 CORRECT
Leg 3: Well, then.....perhaps this was indeed United with a B747-100 and the arrival airport was Chicago O'Hare (ORD).
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Old Apr 26, 17, 2:46 pm
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Leg 3: Well, then.....perhaps this was indeed United with a B747-100 and the arrival airport was Chicago O'Hare (ORD).
3- ORD INCORRECT for this leg; UA INCORRECT for this leg
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Old Apr 26, 17, 3:09 pm
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
2- SJC CORRECT; BUR CORRECT; OC CORRECT ... remember there are TWO possible airlines, so we are still looking for the other (but it's trivial at this point); M80 CORRECT
3- LAX CORRECT; JFK INCORRECT for this leg; AA INCORRECT for this leg; 747-100 CORRECT
Trivial Answer to second airline - the smiling PSA MD-80

Europe guesses:

???-Paris Orly
Paris De Gaulle to London Gatwick on a British Caledoninan BAC 1-11
London Heathrow to Montreal Mirabel on an Air Canada L-1011-500

North America Guesses:

Montreal Dorvil to Toronto City on a Air Atonabee deHaviland Dash 8
Toronto Pearson to ???

??? to SFO

Last leg home:
SFO to HNL on a Pacific East Air DC8-61/2


Add note for CLE-

Canton-Akron Airport is listed as a secondary airport for Cleveland Metro Area

Last edited by teddybear99; Apr 26, 17 at 3:28 pm Reason: see note for CLE
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Old Apr 26, 17, 3:34 pm
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Originally Posted by teddybear99 View Post
Trivial Answer to second airline - the smiling PSA MD-80

Europe guesses:

???-Paris Orly
Paris De Gaulle to London Gatwick on a British Caledoninan BAC 1-11
London Heathrow to Montreal Mirabel on an Air Canada L-1011-500

North America Guesses:

Montreal Dorvil to Toronto City on a Air Atonabee deHaviland Dash 8
Toronto Pearson to ???

??? to SFO

Last leg home:
SFO to HNL on a Pacific East Air DC8-61/2
nicely done
2- PS CORRECT
<a> ORY INCORRECT
<b> CDG INCORRECT LGW CORRECT BC INCORRECT BAC 1-11 INCORRECT
<c> LHR CORRECT YMX CORRECT AC CORRECT L15 CORRECT
<d> YUL CORRECT YYZ INCORRECT
<e> YTO INCORRECT
14- SFO CORRECT HNL CORRECT 6P CORRECT D8S CORRECT
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Old Apr 26, 17, 3:41 pm
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what we know:
LEG 1 - HNL - OAK, WO, D10
LEG 2 - SJC - BUR, OC or PS, M80
LEG 3 - LAX - XXX, unknown airline, 747-100
LEG 5 - unknown metro areas, two possible airlines each operating a different model of turboprop
LEG 6 - TATL flight, unknown metro areas, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier, different variant of 747 (remember this is 1983)
LEG 7 - intra-Europe flight, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier
LEG 8 - intra-Europe flight, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier
LEG 9 - LHR - YMX, AC, L15
LEG 10 - YUL - XXX (different than Leg 3)
LEG 14 - SFO - HNL, 6P, D8S
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Old Apr 26, 17, 4:12 pm
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
what we know:
LEG 1 - HNL - OAK, WO, D10
LEG 2 - SJC - BUR, OC or PS, M80
LEG 3 - LAX - XXX, unknown airline, 747-100
LEG 5 - unknown metro areas, two possible airlines each operating a different model of turboprop
LEG 6 - TATL flight, unknown metro areas, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier, different variant of 747 (remember this is 1983)
LEG 7 - intra-Europe flight, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier
LEG 8 - intra-Europe flight, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier
LEG 9 - LHR - YMX, AC, L15
LEG 10 - YUL - XXX (different than Leg 3)
LEG 14 - SFO - HNL, 6P, D8S
Last guess before going to sleep and working backwards:

Leg 13 MCI-SFO TWA 72S
Leg 12 MDW-MCI, MW DC9-10
Leg 11 ???-ORD

We also know Leg 8's arrival airport is LGW
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Old Apr 26, 17, 4:29 pm
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Originally Posted by teddybear99 View Post
Last guess before going to sleep and working backwards:

Leg 13 MCI-SFO TWA 72S
Leg 12 MDW-MCI, MW DC9-10
Leg 11 ???-ORD

We also know Leg 8's arrival airport is LGW
8 - LGW CORRECT
11 - ORD INCORRECT for this leg
12 - MDW INCORRECT for this leg; MCI INCORRECT; ML INCORRECT for this leg; DC9 INCORRECT for this leg
13 - MCI INCORRECT; SFO CORRECT; TW INCORRECT for this leg; again, there are two possible airlines in play; 72S CORRECT
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Old Apr 29, 17, 9:29 am
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I guess I am the only one guessing at the answers


Based on the earlier replies, these are my new guesses:

Leg 10 YUL-ORD, AA 727-100
Leg 11 MDW-DFW, MW DC9-30
Leg 12 DAL-IAH, WN 737-200
Leg 13 IAH-SFO, Either UA or CO 727-200
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Old May 1, 17, 7:53 am
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Originally Posted by teddybear99 View Post
Based on the earlier replies, these are my new guesses:

Leg 10 YUL-ORD, AA 727-100 CORRECT
Leg 11 MDW-DFW, MW DC9-30
MDW CORRECT DFW CORRECT ML (not MW) CORRECT D9S INCORRECT for this leg
Leg 12 DAL-IAH, WN 737-200
DAL CORRECT IAH INCORRECT for this leg WN CORRECT 737 CORRECT
Leg 13 IAH-SFO, Either UA or CO 727-200 CORRECT
Originally Posted by teddybear99 View Post
I guess I am the only one guessing at the answers
yeah, I was definitely hoping for broader team participation

still looking for Legs 3 thru 8 ... and the above said, I'm finalizing two bonus questions -- permutations of the itinerary -- that may be able to keep some brain cells engaged for a few more days
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Old May 1, 17, 9:56 am
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I guess that means that Leg 12 is DAL-HOU and the plane on Leg 11 is a DC9-10.
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Old May 1, 17, 10:12 am
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Originally Posted by teddybear99 View Post
I guess that means that Leg 12 is DAL-HOU and the plane on Leg 11 is a DC9-10.
and you would be CORRECT with both those guesses

so here's what we know:

LEG 1 - HNL - OAK, WO, D10
LEG 2 - SJC - BUR, OC or PS, M80
LEG 3 - LAX - XXX, unknown airline, 747-100
LEG 4 - unknown metro areas, unknown airline, unknown aircraft
LEG 5 - unknown metro areas, two possible airlines each operating a different model of turboprop
LEG 6 - TATL flight, unknown metro areas, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier, different variant of 747 (remember this is 1983)
LEG 7 - intra-Europe flight, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier
LEG 8 - intra-Europe flight, arriving LGW, airline of the destination country or Fifth Freedom carrier
LEG 9 - LHR - YMX, AC, L15
LEG 10 - YUL - ORD, AA, 727
LEG 11 - MDW - DFW, ML, DC9
LEG 12 - DAL - HOU, WN, 737
LEG 13 - IAH - SFO, UA or CO, 72S
LEG 14 - SFO - HNL, 6P, D8S
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Old May 2, 17, 1:15 pm
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Greetings, gang. I'm back from overseas and look forward to once again participating in the OTAQ&D. First however, I've got a trip report to finish and of course I'm returning to work next week which comes with its own set of distractions - namely a week of re-certification before we're allowed back at it.

So, many thanks to jrl767 for his current set of questions and to all of you clever enough to give them a serious go! I have already started a new set of questions of my own though realistically it'll be about three weeks before I manage to research enough of them to present you all something worthy of your time.

jrl767, what was flying 6P like? I always loved the DC-8 and yet missed my chance with Capitol, Arrow Air, Hawaiian, Northeast International and Pacific East. For shame!
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Old May 2, 17, 1:32 pm
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Greetings, gang. I'm back from overseas and look forward to once again participating in the OTAQ&D. First however, I've got a trip report to finish and of course I'm returning to work next week which comes with its own set of distractions - namely a week of re-certification before we're allowed back at it.

So, many thanks to jrl767 for his current set of questions and to all of you clever enough to give them a serious go! I have already started a new set of questions of my own though realistically it'll be about three weeks before I manage to research enough of them to present you all something worthy of your time.
welcome back! looking forward to the TR

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jrl767, what was flying 6P like? I always loved the DC-8 and yet missed my chance with Capitol, Arrow Air, Hawaiian, Northeast International and Pacific East. For shame!
whatever made you think this was an experience-based quiz? as much as I followed the comings and goings of various airlines, I honestly don't think I even remember 6P during its brief operational existence ... truth be told, there are a number of other short-lived carriers that I'd never heard of that have popped up in this thread (Royal West and TriStar come immediately to mind, and I'm sure WHBM has mentioned a few from across the pond as well)

speaking of whom ... has anyone heard of or from our London colleague lately?
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Old May 3, 17, 4:12 am
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
whatever made you think this was an experience-based quiz? as much as I followed the comings and goings of various airlines, I honestly don't think I even remember 6P during its brief operational existence ... truth be told, there are a number of other short-lived carriers that I'd never heard of that have popped up in this thread (Royal West and TriStar come immediately to mind, and I'm sure WHBM has mentioned a few from across the pond as well)

speaking of whom ... has anyone heard of or from our London colleague lately?
Maybe he can chime in on the European portion of the itinerary we are trying to solve, but here my latest guesses to legs 3 and 4:

Leg 3 LAX-MIA on a Pan Am 747-100
Leg 4 FLL-DCA on a Air Florida 737-200
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Old May 3, 17, 7:04 am
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Originally Posted by teddybear99 View Post
leg 3 lax-mia on a pan am 747-100
leg 4 fll-dca on a air florida 737-200
mia correct pa correct
fll correct dca correct qh incorrect 737 incorrect



hmmmm -- not that it's important, but wonder why capitalization won't stick ...
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