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    best approach in aviation?

    bridge visual into sju is pretty cool landing east in domanica around the mountain left into the valley then land the circle into 4L in bos is also not bad
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    Trans Meridian

    Anybody fly for or have flown for Trans Meridian. If so could you give the good, the bad, the ugly about them. Thanks
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    Your favorite airplanes

    Flown-CE-208 Will fly- B-757 Wish could fly- F-15
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    Total furloughed pilots

    dal 868 as sept 1 another 50 oct 1
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    Martinaire

    Jimbo When were you at Martinaire. I was there from June 97 to Dec 98. With the first 8 months in SAV then the rest in Oklahoma.
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    Time on ILS approach

    In an airline enviroment it is pretty much usless to time an ils since usally slowing down and not holding a constant airspeed and the times are based on a constant groundspeed. If you loose you gs on an ils just go-around re-brief for the loc so you don't miss a step down fix or something and...
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    Atr Sim

    I think the FS atr sim at hou has been moved to dfw.
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    Evergreen International Airlines

    Do they ask you to resign your senority and what is the starting pay like.
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    Is any other major still furloughing?

    It looks like Delta is putting another 31 on the street July 1 for a total of 805. Is any other major ie. AA UAL CAL U ect still putting pilots on the street. If not could you tell how many are out at your airline and when the last ones went on the street. As far as I can tell Delta is the...
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    SF340 driving

    I think that way of starting is pretty standard. that was the way Eagle wanted us to start the slaab. The main reason was that the saab is bad about hot starting and they would do it this way to bring down the itt before adding the gas. If you are slow in getting the ignition on after taking...
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    Coolest place anyone has flown into?

    My vote is for Dominica. The only bad thing is that I only got to do it once. And as far as a tight visual approach I think the bridge visual into San Jaun was a little tighter but the 15r circle to 4L was a little more interesting due to the fact that you were looking into the office...
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    Leo's thoughs on one list at Delta

    . He said he would not bring ASA and Com Air into the "Delta Family" because we need the cost advantage to make them high yield. This came off the DALPA message board from a captain who attended an "In Command" class a couple days ago.
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    DAL

    The 1400 is still the last fulough number I saw. Mainline flights are staying about the same but they are still growing asa and com
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    DAL

    May 1 will be 745 with a DOH of July 17, 2000 If it goes to 1400 the DOH will be Oct 21, 1999
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    DAL

    Delta has not started recalling yet. We still have another 73 being furloughed Arp 1 for a total of 638. The good news is that there have been no more fourlough anouncments yet. Hopfully we get some great news in Apr with the arbitration.
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    The RJDC is a cancer on the industry

    I love all these post about senior guys at the regional with there so called great pay and quailty of life and not wanting to go back to reserve. 1. reserve- if you commute weather at a major or regional it sucks but if you live at you base at some majors such as Delta it can be good with...
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    United FO with crash axe

    Was wondering will the United FO get paint a little crash axe on his flight kit for sucsesful kill. Also how many times will it take to make an ace.
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    Electricity 101 Question

    If I remember right on the caravan you need at least 20 volts on the aircraft battery to close a selinoid to get the starter/genarator to turn.
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    New Airline

    Do they make you resign your senority or sign a training contract. thanks
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    Delta Jumpseat Policy

    Before I got furloughed in nov Delta jumpseat policy was you had to be in uniform and there had to be a seat in the back and as far I know this has not changed.
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