End of ADS-L Digest - 20 Apr 1995 to 21 Apr 1995 ************************************************ There is one message totalling 30 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Names for airlines ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 22 Apr 1995 11:45:47 -0400 From: ALICE FABER Subject: Names for airlines >> Date: Fri, 21 Apr 1995 09:13:20 EDT >> From: Vicki Rosenzweig >> Subject: Re: Joking Names for Airlines >> >> Those of us with long memories de-acronymize USAir as >> "Unfortunately still Allegheny in reality." (Allegheny >> was a not-very-good regional carrier, which was combined >> with another not-very-good regional carrier, Mohawk, to ^^^^^^ >> form the basis of USAir.) >> >> Vicki Rosenzweig >> vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]murphy.com >> New York, NY >> >> ------------------------------ Ah, good old Slohawk, aka Mopigeon. I haven't thought about them for years. The story was that they landed in cow pastures throughout upstate NY, and once, coming into Elmira (en route from Ithaca to NYC, don't ask!) with no runway visible... Alice Faber faber[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]haskin.yale.edu