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Re: [CHICAGOTRANSIT] Metra Service Alert - 05/11/2012 10:23 AM - System Wide - Updated: NATO Summit

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  • Eric Pancer
    How many hours do either of you have in a simulator or in the air?
    Message 1 of 31 , May 12, 2012
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      How many hours do either of you have in a simulator or in the air?

      On May 12, 2012, at 17:53, "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@...> wrote:

      > At 5:43pm -0000, 05/12/12, justinlee1066 <justalurker66@...> wrote:
      >> "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@...> wrote:
      >>> At 7:08am -0000, 05/12/12, justinlee1066 <justalurker66@...> wrote:
      >>>> "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@> wrote:
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      >>>>> That's all true, but I thought today's larger planes are
      >>>>> designed to land on runways of Midway length.
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      >>>> The safety margin is better on a longer runway.
      >
      >>> So you believe the NATO delegations would fly with incompetent pilots?
      >>> That's nice.
      >
      >> No Adam dear, I didn't say that their pilots are incompetent. Now finish
      >> your reading comprehension course and come join us at the adult table.
      >
      >> Sheesh.
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      > Thank you for clarifying that your opinion that the safety margin is better
      > on a longer runway was irrelevant, then.
      >
      > Perhaps you could acknowledge, then, that NATO delegates will be flying on
      > planes that could land at Midway in general.
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    • CTA Gray Line Project
      ... I _don t_ want to start yet another p/c, but I believe I agree with Thomas - Aviation is a part of transit/transportation in Chicago. Mike Payne
      Message 31 of 31 , May 13, 2012
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        --- In CHICAGOTRANSIT@yahoogroups.com, Thomas Quimby <thomas_quimby@...> wrote:
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        > Well what is transit, but a transportation system which includes taxi`s, buses, trains, chicago has water taxis on the Chicago river, can this not also involve aircraft both fixed wing and helicopters. Midway and O`Hare are in Chicago.
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        > From: Larry M <minnman554212000@...>
        > To: "CHICAGOTRANSIT@yahoogroups.com" <CHICAGOTRANSIT@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2012 6:54 PM
        > Subject: Re: [CHICAGOTRANSIT] Re: Metra Service Alert - 05/11/2012 10:23 AM - System Wide - Updated: NATO Summit
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        I _don't_ want to start yet another p/c, but I believe I agree with Thomas - Aviation is a part of transit/transportation in Chicago.

        Mike Payne
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        >  
        > I thought this was a group about Chicago transit.  Where does the subject of airplanes fit into the picture? 
        >
        > Can we please get back on track (pun intended) and move the airplane discuss on a private email level or maybe start an airplane Yahoo group?
        >
        > Thanks,
        >
        > Larry 
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        > Sent from my iPhone
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        > On May 12, 2012, at 18:41, "justinlee1066" <justalurker66@...> wrote:
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        >  
        > >--- In CHICAGOTRANSIT@yahoogroups.com, "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@> wrote:
        > >> Thank you for clarifying that your opinion that the safety margin
        > >> is better on a longer runway was irrelevant, then.
        > >
        > >Safety is *never* irrelevant.
        > >
        > >> Perhaps you could acknowledge, then, that NATO delegates will be
        > >> flying on planes that could land at Midway in general.
        > >
        > >Please provide a complete list of planes that the 7000 delegates from 28 member countries (and other countries) will be arriving on and I'll be glad to verify which ones could land at Midway.
        > >
        > >As for the choice of O'Hare over Midway, O'Hare has better access via air and ground. O'Hare can better handle the influx of flights.
        > >
        > >A professional pilot could land at Rockford, South Bend, Milwaukee or even the Chicago/Gary Airport. None of those airports are as convenient as O'Hare for the purpose of getting the delegates to the summit. O'Hare is the best choice.
        > >
        > >=
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