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Discussion of the Coaches' New Ride

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by AeroBuff99, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. AeroBuff99

    AeroBuff99 Club Member Club Member

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    Model 650's are great airplanes, pain in the butt for my group because of all the variations (Citation III, VI, VII), but awesome for operators. They wanted to kill production several times when I started working but they kept getting orders. I think 2001 was when they finally rolled out the last one.
     
  2. MiamiBuffs

    MiamiBuffs Wᴉɐɯᴉ qnɟɟs Club Member

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    Um, Yeah.

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    6750 airframes were manufactured in the family.

    But only 350 of the C650 aka CIII/CVI/CVII

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_Citation_family

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_Citation_III
     
  3. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Do they fly themselves?
     
  4. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    N118MM
     
  5. Big Jim

    Big Jim WTF? Club Member

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    Cool. I didn't realize we had stewardesses posting here.
     
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  6. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    I think the preferred nomenclature is "flight attendant".
     
  7. BuffsNYC

    BuffsNYC Clubber Lang Club Member

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    Flight attendants, sexist pig
     
  8. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    seriousness, is it common for coaches to "jet" around? are we ahead of the curve here? 2001 at the newest sees kinda old? or maybe airplanes are like boats, age doesn't matter like a car. Maybe we just like classics? BTW - they need to lose that stupid red stripe. Go get a Casey Kinnell to pimp that thing out in Gold&Black
     
  9. AeroBuff99

    AeroBuff99 Club Member Club Member

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    There are details that wikipedia doesn't have. The genealogy of a particular model doesn't affect the complexity of supporting that model as much as the variation of the serials within that model. E.G. the model 560 series has the Citation V, the Ultra, the Encore, and the Encore+, but each was a distinct configuration handled independently from one another. The 650 on the other hand had 4 distinct configurations within the Citation III alone. The VI barely existed, and the VII had various options that led to multiple configurations. The original Citation model 500 is the most complex because it is old and had several block point changes that were at random serializations.
     
  10. AeroBuff99

    AeroBuff99 Club Member Club Member

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    Jets age very well, especially when you refresh the interior. It is common practice for most schools to fly there head coaches privately. Some schools even own their own airplanes, more common though is just to charter one.
     
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  11. BuffsRising

    BuffsRising Well-Known Member

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    Neuheisel used Brad Culkins' jet to recruit. We didnt keep detailed enough records and got dinged by the ncaa. But, no this isnt ahead of the curve.

    And if Im not mistaken we are still using Brad Culkins' plane, so he might object to our repainting his plane.
     
  12. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    Next time, call one "waitress" and see what happens
     
  13. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    Here is what we need. Probably going to have to win more. Would look sweet with Allbuff logo on tail?[​IMG]
     
  14. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Georgia's Kirby Smart is in a major recruiting battle with Notre Dame for the #1 recruit.


    (Many UGA fans seem to find it ridiculous that they had to use a rental because the athletic department doesn't own a recruiting copter. :confused:)
     
  15. skibum

    skibum Did not pee on the Alamo. Club Member

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    The bold. If an airplane is maintained properly, FAA certifications kept up to date, engines rebuilt/replaced as necessary, it will generally increase in value over time. It's a pretty big "if" on the front end though.
     
  16. Bear Fiend

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    Had Tad rolled into Australia in a submarine, the Froling decision would have gone differently.
     
  17. MiamiBuffs

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    Lack of commonality is a huge headache. You can sort of tell that Cessna has not done much defense contracting or a lot of fleet sales to airlines.
     
  18. CitizenKane

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    Oh and some Universities (About 30) have their own on campus airport....(Purdue, Miss. State, Ohio)...
     
  19. NW Buff

    NW Buff Club Member Club Member

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    If I get a chance I'll walk by the nearby airport and take a picture of Phil Knight's hanger (not Nike, his personal stuff). It's pretty spectacular, especially at night.

    Edit - Found this because I'm too lazy to walk over there. And apparently it is Nike and not his. I was wrong about that.
     
  20. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Couldn't they get a giant Buff logo magnet and put it on the fuselage?
     
  21. patebuff

    patebuff Downgraded to half a star Club Member

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    And some think CU is ahead of the game by using a private jet. We need a helicopter!
     
  22. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    have that fly off at 40,000'
     
  23. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Put a few staples in it.
     
  24. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Or maybe some 3 in 1 oil and some gauze pads.
     
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    I thought that was for the Fetzer valve?
     
  26. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Well it's all about ball bearings these days.
     
  27. lvbuff

    lvbuff Well-Known Member

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    The sealed bearings like on my road rider 4 skateboard wheels
     
  28. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Yeah, one of those things jack-knifed up on the Santa Ana . Wwwoooocchhh. You should smell my shoes.
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  29. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    Nah! Sky Waitress!
     
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  30. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Something more along the lines of a pimped up BnG Soul Plane would turn heads when circling over the high school of a prized recruit.
     

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