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My Farewell to the MAAd Dog

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Super80Sendoff – My Final Flights on the American MD-80
September 4th, 2019 saw the final flights of American Airlines once ubiquitous MD-80.  Launched in 1981 by McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach as the DC-9-80 series, the company marketed it as the “Super 80 – the plane for the 1980s”.  When American Airlines picked up its initial 25 aircraft, they proudly utilized that “Super 80” moniker. 

Albertian Dreams

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WestJet Inaugural 787 Dreamliner Flight

In March 2019, I flew on WestJet’s inaugural Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight.WestJet is the third airline in the U.S. and Canada to fly the Dreamliner.I can proudly say that I have flown on the inaugural 787 flight on all three carriers!

C Series North American Debut

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Delta Bombardier CS100 / Airbus A220 Inaugural

In February 2019, I flew on Delta Air Line’s inaugural Airbus A220 flight.Delta was the first airline in North America to fly the A220, formerly known as the Bombardier C Series.