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Things That Drive Me Nuts … Trump Shuttle’s L-1011

Anyone who knows me knows that I love three-holers, that is to say I love the Boeing 727, McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and MD-11 and of course the Lockheed L-1011. As a native New Yorker, growing up next to JFK International Airport and a few miles from LaGuardia Airport, I grew up not only watching three-holers…

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Shilling For The National Airline History Museum

Two weeks ago I found myself in Kansas City standing beneath a Lockheed L-1011, parked with its aft perched over a fence casting a shadow on the parking lot, its engines removed and a cracked windshield at the National Airline History Museum. For some this aircraft is an eye sore, for anyone who knows me,…

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Eastern Air Lines Died 20 Years Ago … today

In January 1991 I was in the 10th grade, living in my parents house just down the road from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. From my window growing up I watched all the airlines fly by, Pan Am, Braniff, TWA, National, Eastern, and woke up to both the British Airways and Air France…

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Happy 40th Birthday To The DC-10

If you’re a regular reader of Flying With Fish you may have noticed I am a ‘three-holer‘ fan.  While my favorite three-holer, the Lockheed L-1011, is all but gone from the skies, the long serving three-holer workhorse of the skies is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its very first flight. I am not sure how…

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The Plane Behind Lost’s Oceanic Airlines Flight 815

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 27/01/2009 – The Plane Behind Lost’s Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 A few days ago an anonymous reader of Flying With Fish asked me if I had noticed the paint scheme of the plane used on the ABC’s prime time television show Lost, to replicate the crashed fuselage of Oceanic Airlines…

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