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Availability of ATC Communications on Channel 9 thread [2011 Flights]

Availability of ATC Communications on Channel 9 thread [2011 Flights]

 
Old Feb 6, 11, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by trekwars2000 View Post
1/21: ORF-IAD: CR7 n/a, upgraded and on-time
1/21: IAD-ORF: 757 , upgraded and early
1/31: LAS-DEN: CR7 n/a, upgraded and on-time - surprised to see a RJ on the LAS-DEN route, but happy it was there for a Monday morning flight as the mainline at 615am was too early and the other mainline at 900am was too late.
2/5: DEN-LAS: 757 ^, upgraded but not on-time despite landing 10 minutes early. After pulling off runway the nose gear steering became in-op, so we had to wait for a tug and ended up 35 minutes late

So... 1/2
Overall: 1/3
319:
320:
757: 1/3
767:
777:

UA On-Time%: 5/6 (Express: 3/3, 3/3 on CR7)
Was that a typo, a 757 from IAD to Norfolk????

AD
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Old Feb 6, 11, 7:52 pm
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2/6 UA149 MCO-DEN B757 ^
2/6 UA550 DEN-MCI A319 ^ with announcement from Captain, twice ^
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Old Feb 6, 11, 8:07 pm
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2/5 UA 187 IAD-SFO
2/5 UA 124 SFO-IAD ^
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Old Feb 7, 11, 7:39 pm
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2/4 UA 639 ORD-OMA A320 ^ no announcement
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Old Feb 7, 11, 9:23 pm
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2/4/11 UA935 LAX-HNL ^
2/5/11 UA86 HNL-LAX for takeoff & Pacific crossing chit chat and then ^ for last 45 min of flight
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Old Feb 7, 11, 10:56 pm
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KOA-SFO, 3 FEB, 930P departure, B757, OFF (even after request)
SFO-ORD, 4 FEB, 858A departure, B757, ON w/ announcement
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Old Feb 9, 11, 7:49 am
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2/7 UA 101 IAD-DEN 0830 dep. B777 on ^ no announcement
2/8 UA 317 DEN-IAD 1801 dep. A319 on ^ no announcement
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Old Feb 10, 11, 12:19 pm
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UA756 SFO-DEN (asked told no)
UA266 DEN-MIA (asked told no)
UA485 MIA-DEN ^
UA423 DEN-SFO ^
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Old Feb 10, 11, 7:16 pm
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Today on flt 436, channel 9 was not available. I went to the washroom prior to take-off and upon exiting noticed the cockpit door open with pilot/first officer just talking. I politely said hello and they responded very nicely. I asked "By any chance do you turn channel 9 on?" Immediately the pilot's facial expression changed and looking right at me said "no, absolutely not, it will not be on" and turned forward...weird. I replied OK and returned to my seat.

I just wish I had THE appropriate, proper reply...
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Old Feb 12, 11, 9:55 pm
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2/9 SFO to ORD 906 B767 (2-class) (Purser asked Captain if he would turn on ch. 9 but he declined.

2/9 ORD to ATL 566 A320 ^^ (Captain also handed out his bus. card with kind msgs to GS and 1K/MMers.)

2/12 ORD to SFO 40 A320 ^
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Old Feb 12, 11, 10:10 pm
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Originally Posted by seagar View Post
I replied OK and returned to my seat.

I just wish I had THE appropriate, proper reply...
Ch. 9 is "at your Captains discretion".

I think you did have the appropriate, proper reply.
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Old Feb 12, 11, 10:29 pm
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2/9 SFO to JFK UA 6 - A/V inop
2/12 JFK to SFO UA 5 ^
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Old Feb 13, 11, 1:32 am
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2/11 UA 906 SFO-ORD B767 too tired to bother requesting it.
2/11 UA 906 ORD-MUC B777 ^ with annoucement from Captain and Purser
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Old Feb 13, 11, 6:33 am
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2/11/2011 UA 128 ORD-PHL A319
1/21/2011 UA 128 ORD-PHL A319 w/announcement
1/14/2011 UA 128 ORD-PHL A319
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Old Feb 13, 11, 8:06 am
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2/11 UAL860 IAD-BOS
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