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    Avelo Airlines Set To Takeoff

    Interesting! Checked Baggage is $10. Carry on Bag- priceless! ($35) I've used Burbank airport few times. It's a small and charming airport. It is supposed to build a new terminal building replacing the old ones due to proximity to the runway. It'll be the same number of gates- 15.
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    Roomette Booked for One: Spouse Joins After Booking?

    You'll need to purchase a rail fare for each person plus a roomette for either one or two person.
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    DFW Loop

    Both of them are in outside just north end of terminals. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes walk on sidewalks, going underpasses of major roads.
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    United Flight 328 DEN-HNL 777 Feb 20, 2021 UEF ✈

    "It" was the news about the conversation between the pilot and the air controller and the events.
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    United Flight 328 DEN-HNL 777 Feb 20, 2021 UEF ✈

    It stated that the 777 was losing altitude after engine failure. Question is the plane can maintain its' altitude with one engine running, esp of you're over the vast expanse of ocean?
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    An Amtrak Valentine's Day Incident from the Past

    I've been at that earthquake and among other strong ones in southern California. It was a pretty good shake! My last earthquake was in Idaho, close by Stanley, ID which is very rare on its magnitude.
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    Speed Tracking App

    I use that, too, on trains and even airplanes! Even I used it on my very first Acela ride during Boston Gathering several years ago!
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    AU Members with Frequent Flyer Affinity Status

    I'm a loyal with Delta for years with no status. Second one would be Alaska airline despite going the "wrong way" trip to Seattle or Portland before reaching the destination.
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    Superliner sleeper lower level?

    I believe it's a crew quarter or a transdorm
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    Small plane discussion

    Nice flying without using mask unless your pilot insist! What's the range for a tank of fuel?
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    Small plane discussion

    Fascinating stories! I've flew on DC-3 plane during the municipal airport air show. It was my first ride with tail wheel which is very fascinating. You can't see the runway ahead from the cockpit. I've flown in 6 seat Cessna, sail plane twice, and small commercial props outside of TSA area.
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    Interesting way to get a train over a fire hose...

    I used to be a volunteer FF/EMT in rural NM for 15 years. We've upgraded the equipments, too!
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    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic: Amtrak-related Discussion

    From my observation on how the air circulates in Superliner, the inlet is located on the ceiling of lower level between the bathrooms and roomettes/family room. That is where the air filter is. The vent you see in the ceiling of each room is pushing the air out of room towards the lower level...
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    Amtrak SWC statement

    I've heard about it when I used to live in eastern NM for 15 years. That's ok, that area has strong tie to Texas!
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    San Bernardino Line electrification

    I agree about putting electrification on Metrolink San Bernardino Line. It's the busiest line in its system. It may be happened but it'll be a while.
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