Tue, Apr 18, 2006
Remnants Of Independence Air Go On The Auction Block
Have you ever wanted an Airbus A319
cabin trainer? That'd look great in your living room! Okay, then
how about a slide-trainer -- for when you have to leave the party
in a hurry or just don't want to use the front door?
If these items are on your shopping list -- then you positively
need to be at Dulles Airport this weekend, where what's left of
Independence Air goes on the auction block.
Alas, the planes aren't up for sale, nor is the carrier's former
operating certificate (Northwest grabbed that up, for its own
regional upstart, Compass Air) -- but just
about everything else is. From simulators to office furniture, to
airplane tugs and motivational posters... all sorts of items are up
for sale at the auction.
Even pilot gear -- leather jackets and the like, will go to the
Personally... we're hoping to win at least one 1,600-gallon
de-icing unit. We hate scraping the windshield in winter. Or maybe
a ticketing kiosk...
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