My Former Life As A Flight Attendant (2)

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Oops. Fly in the ointment. A number of years back, Boeing began producing one thing known as the 717 to compete in the regional jet market. You possibly can distinguish it from the Embraer one hundred forty five and the CRJ’s by the shape of the nose. The truth is, the 717 seems to be similar to a baby MD-eighty. Seriously. It’s like …

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