Re: Pilot Training at Obscure Airports (was: Southwest Airlines 737-700)

Date:         13 Mar 98 03:35:05 
From:         mayerp1@nevada.edu (PAUL G MAYER)
Organization: University of Nevada System Computing Services
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Tom Benedict (tbenz@halcyon.com) wrote:
: And if you visited Moses Lake, in Washington, USA, you could see JAL 747s
: doing the same thing. I don't know whether they still have a presence
: there, but back in the 70's and 80's MWH was a major crew training
: location for JAL. The 747 they used was very old and in very poor shape. I
: worked for a regional ariline that serviced MWH and we handled frequent
: AOG shipments from Boeing to JAL@MWH.

They were still there as of the summer of '95.  I had the pleasure of
escorting a group of Civil Air Patrol cadets on an exchange program to
Japan that year.  Our Japanese counterparts visited Washington state,
including a tour of the JAL facility at MWH.

Tailwinds,

LTC. Paul Mayer, CAP     mayerp1@nevada.edu  UNLV/CCSN  Las Vegas, NV
ATP, AGI, IGI; former YR F/O (DHC-6-300) and now
Just a Japanese 222 student at UNLV and...
Mercenary 16/35/70mm/Imax/Video/Dailies Projectionist/Engineer--
When the money runs out, so do I.