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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax reform win.
Replies: 146
Views: 6168

Re: Tax reform win.

Sorry, I took Calculus, Statistics, Linear Algebra and a lot more math than most folks. You don't cut taxes on top income groups, without a plan to screw over the lower income folks. Maybe in Magical Jesus land the GOP can wish up some fake math, and get the Frauds at some psycho conservative Herit...

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Preferred Carrier to Japan ?
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: Preferred Carrier to Japan ?

JAL every time

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 278
Views: 35640

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Boeing execs really did this to themselves, and have nobody else to blame. Boeing should stick to building planes, and not get into the political side of things. Absolutely. I don't see it happening however. Boeing has adopted the Shareholder First at all costs Business Plan. And part of that share...

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by jetwet1
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's the booziest?
Replies: 26
Views: 1668

Re: Who's the booziest?

NIKV69 wrote:
Come on GB you got some catching up to do!


I was wondering where the Irish were.

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: flying with college age kids...
Replies: 7
Views: 508

Re: flying with college age kids...

I just had this conversation with a friend who's kids are now old enough to be left alone. I put it a little more simply than Aklrno, though his explanation is good, mine was tell your kids, "when they can afford to sit up front, they get to sit there, while I am paying, they can sit in the bac...

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silverdome implosion fail
Replies: 13
Views: 1778

Re: Silverdome implosion fail

Something Las Vegas and perhaps even Los Angeles seem to be doomed to be learning in the not too distant future. While I agree that having the Raiders here in Vegas hasn't had me doing cartwheels, the financial side isn't an issue, they were not stupid enough to try and get the locals to pay for it.

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty
Replies: 116
Views: 27089

Re: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty

I think the manner in which Boeing handled this entire issue around Delta's C-series order will go down as one of Boeing's biggest blunders ever. As I pointed out in the original tariff thread, I have to wonder if Boeing thought the tariffs would be a whole lot lower and if I was Ed Bastian I would...

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 719
Views: 25722

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

BTW, the stock market has reached new highs today with the DJIA jumping well over 300 points. Here's a question: why is today's rally a sign of good things to come but all the rallies under Obama meant nothing? I thought Trump said that Wall Street would hate him. You do know that we are still livi...

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by jetwet1
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 719
Views: 25722

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

seahawk wrote:

Trump simply delivers on his promises.


Except the ones he hasn't....

Anyways, the amount of trolling in this thread is amazing, please keep up the good work, I do need a laugh with my morning coffee.

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by jetwet1
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?
Replies: 75
Views: 9997

Re: Why Does UA Struggle With Polaris Lounge Roll Outs?

I can't answer directly, but in my company, we are remodeling all the public restrooms. We spent months planning this down to the last detail, we took one out of service at one of our properties at the beginning of October, we had a time line of 3 weeks to gut and install 16 stalls, 8 urinals and 10...

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by jetwet1
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lexus RX becomes a 7-seater
Replies: 12
Views: 525

Re: Lexus RX becomes a 7-seater

I don't think so, the GX is really a couple of sizes up for the RX, what it may hurt sale of is the Highlander. The wife is trying to decide what her new car will be, it's pretty much down to an RX or a Merc ML350, I was amazed at how nice the Lexus was compared to the Merc, though the Lexus was a l...

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by jetwet1
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flynn Pleads Guilty - Lock Him Up!
Replies: 67
Views: 4660

Re: Flynn Pleads Guilty - Lock Him Up!

seahawk wrote:
Just do presidential pardon and be done with it.



Please do, that will get the impeachment process rolling pretty quickly.

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by jetwet1
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changi airport tug catches fire while towing SQ 777-200
Replies: 25
Views: 6760

Re: Changi airport tug catches fire while towing SQ 777-200

A couple of slightly technical questions for those in the know. As the aircraft is being towed, would someone have been at the controls ? (edit: Ignore that, I see now there was crew on board). If so, could they have jumped on the brakes with enough force to snap the towbar ? (my understanding (limi...

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by jetwet1
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA enhanced Club service, LHR-JFK-LHR
Replies: 5
Views: 829

Re: BA enhanced Club service, LHR-JFK-LHR

wow, that does look a whole lot better than what I have seen/tried before, a huge step forward in fact.

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by jetwet1
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EI Business Class LHR-IAD (DUB Stopover)?
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: EI Business Class LHR-IAD (DUB Stopover)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx3oJI9jAwg A very nice product. Looks very similar to BA's business class product?] Then again being owned by IAG EI is basically an arm of BA. No it's not, it's the same as Swiss etc 2-2-2 1-2-1 not 2-4-2 The seats themselves are comfortable enough, the food is nor...

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by jetwet1
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel Recommendations: St. Thomas & St. John, U.S.V.I.
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Travel Recommendations: St. Thomas & St. John, U.S.V.I.

I do not mean this in a negative way, far from it, but be prepared to step back in time on St John, it is very much like St Thomas was back in the 70's. Anyways, the ferry system is still a little out of whack, I am only finding Red Hook to Cruz Bay, which is fine, just grab a cab over to the dock, ...

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by jetwet1
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 472
Views: 12373

Re: From Russia with truth

And the last famine in the USSR in 1946, when the country was ravaged by the Germans and was trying to recover from a terrible war.And the last famine in the USSR in 1946, when the country was ravaged by the Germans and was trying to recover from a terrible war.Перевести вGoogleBingSpeaking of the ...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 472
Views: 12373

Re: From Russia with truth

Guys, can I ask that everyone chill out for a minute, if I was Scorpius I would have said "F**k this" and never come back due to the tone of some of these replies. He raises a good point. Аs for the accusations of propaganda - I wrote "From Russia with truth" but I don't wrote &q...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 75
Views: 8465

Re: Naming Specific Routes

Probably about 10 years ago VS named all their routes, it was short lived and in many cases made little to no sense in regards to the cities served. I've looked around but can't find any record of them.

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by jetwet1
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will "Crooked Hillary" and her cabal ever go to Jail?
Replies: 42
Views: 1716

Re: Will "Crooked Hillary" and her cabal ever go to Jail?

I just finishing watching the news story on "All The President's Men" (the news story, not the movie) and John Dean was on a bit ago saying "The truth will always come out. It might be by admissions, by testimony, by journalism or by historians. Regardless the truth will come out.&qu...

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by jetwet1
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Model 3 ‘Hell’ Is Burning Tesla’s Other Projects
Replies: 27
Views: 1762

Re: Model 3 ‘Hell’ Is Burning Tesla’s Other Projects

From what I am hearing (very second hand info) the paint issue is solved, however, as I mentioned above, until Tesla can figure out how to get them fixed in a timely manner when one is involved in an accident I will hold off. With that said, I LOVE the new Roadster, what a great looking car and has...

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by jetwet1
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Jag E-Pace?
Replies: 11
Views: 444

Re: New Jag E-Pace?

It's attractive and Jag may well be right, the number of small SUV's I see every day just keeps increasing, heck my Tiguan used to be the only one parked in the garage at work, now there is a small fleet of them, the surprising thing to me is, I don't see any Ford Escapes or Chevy Equinox, it's all ...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will "Crooked Hillary" and her cabal ever go to Jail?
Replies: 42
Views: 1716

Re: Will "Crooked Hillary" and her cabal ever go to Jail?

I watched the Sean Hannity show the other night. Man, he is so bloody obsessed with Clinton that his ears are dripping... but maybe that's hair cream. You'd think the Right would have more important stuff to worry about, like planning their next strategy to remain alive as a party. No, it's better ...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Model 3 ‘Hell’ Is Burning Tesla’s Other Projects
Replies: 27
Views: 1762

Re: Model 3 ‘Hell’ Is Burning Tesla’s Other Projects

From what I am hearing (very second hand info) the paint issue is solved, however, as I mentioned above, until Tesla can figure out how to get them fixed in a timely manner when one is involved in an accident I will hold off. With that said, I LOVE the new Roadster, what a great looking car and has ...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for a New Car
Replies: 85
Views: 3636

Re: Looking for a New Car

Difference of opinions then, I found it to be a slug, it needs a V8 or a turbo V6. Where do you actually need all that power? Racing from (red) traffic light to (the next red) traffic light? You should brake less. That increases average speeds much more than putting the pedal to the metal. :-) No d...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will "Crooked Hillary" and her cabal ever go to Jail?
Replies: 42
Views: 1716

Re: Will "Crooked Hillary" and her cabal ever go to Jail?

With the tens of millions of dollars wasted on repeated investigations and not one charge against her, maybe, just maybe, she isn't "crooked Hilary" and maybe, just maybe, people should move on to you know, running the country ? to put it a different way, the USNRC, Utah Neclear regulators...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US African Lion Trophy Import Ban Lifted
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: US African Lion Trophy Import Ban Lifted

The irony of a Republican president allowing the import of part of his party mascot may have sunk in on him.

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian CEO resigns
Replies: 30
Views: 10267

Re: Hawaiian CEO resigns

He's only 53, so surely will turn up somewhere else. Maybe, or maybe he has decided he has enough to retire on and enjoy the rest of his life stress free. Thanks for posting the interesting link. Adding to your point, housing is just one aspect of what makes HNL expensive. You must also consider fo...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship Thread 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1591

Re: Cruise Ship Thread 2017

Semi related, but I am hearing down the grapevine that the QE2 will open next month as a hotel, it seems that work restarted on her a while back but reports really have been no existent. Edit : Found these two links https://www.instagram.com/p/BaZfcrslcV9/ https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/q...

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by jetwet1
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Tax overhaul - Thoughts?
Replies: 64
Views: 2242

Re: US Tax overhaul - Thoughts?

I am amazed nobody has raised the question of the corporate tax cuts so far, I would suggest that you do some research on S Corps and what the cut in the corp rate means to the highest earners. Here is an article that should be pointed out to the ones that think wages will rise with the tax cuts. V...

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by jetwet1
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Tax overhaul - Thoughts?
Replies: 64
Views: 2242

Re: US Tax overhaul - Thoughts?

I am amazed nobody has raised the question of the corporate tax cuts so far, I would suggest that you do some research on S Corps and what the cut in the corp rate means to the highest earners.

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by jetwet1
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Changes to BA Frequent Flier Programme?
Replies: 6
Views: 1460

Re: Changes to BA Frequent Flier Programme?

Not really surprising, with the way loyalty programs have been going this was the next logical step. My only hope is that more reward seats are opened up. As it stands now, I have no loyalty to any airline (Though the majority of my flights are on DL/B6/WN) but the reality is, airlines devalued thei...

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by jetwet1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 665
Views: 20028

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

I agree with you, but when you put "probably fake news. . It is not on any reasonable news outlet like Fox or Breitbart or American Patriot daily" that's trolling, there is no way you can describe Breitbart or American Patriot as reasonable.

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by jetwet1
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 665
Views: 20028

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

Probably fake news. It is not on any reasonable news outlet like Fox or Breitbart or American Patriot daily. Now that is just classic trolling. Edit: I think he will step down, when foxnews runs a headline of Trump urging him "to do the right thing" - it is game over. Which will not happe...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "
Replies: 40
Views: 7988

Re: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "

Arion640 wrote:
jetwet1 wrote:
Oh come on folks, what isn't premium about a 30 inch seat pitch in a business class cabin...


It's about 70 inches in reality.


In CW yes, in CE no.

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EgyptAir Business Class back to NRT and how a MR went off rail...
Replies: 6
Views: 5788

Re: EgyptAir Business Class back to NRT and how a MR went off rail...

Looks like a decent flight and for the price, plus the miles earned, it looks even better. I agree with you about the food, some airlines try to hard, food at 30,000 ft is difficult enough to pull off, without getting to fancy. Those dishes looked great, except maybe the portion size. One of the bes...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Jet Blue, worth the risk?
Replies: 25
Views: 1674

Re: Jet Blue, worth the risk?

The wife and I fly B6 a lot, delays happen, same as other airlines, the only real issue I have had with them is lack of staffing at the counters at FLL, to the point of them trying to refuse to check us in for our flight after standing in line for over an hour thanks to them only having 2 people on ...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas restaurant uses Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner pics on bathroom doors
Replies: 14
Views: 692

Re: Dallas restaurant uses Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner pics on bathroom doors

" Most "Righties" I know (and, by"rightie," I mean non-lefty) give exactly zero shits for who uses what potty, because they know (as do most of us) that transgender /= predator, and (greater consequence), they aren't interested in creating greater governmental intervention ...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 665
Views: 20028

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

OA412 wrote:

I've never been more shocked than when I read these allegations. I nearly fainted. :lol: :lol:


Same here, I was amazed they were female, for whatever reason it always seems to be the bible thumpers getting caught men/boys.

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas restaurant uses Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner pics on bathroom doors
Replies: 14
Views: 692

Re: Dallas restaurant uses Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner pics on bathroom doors

" Most "Righties" I know (and, by"rightie," I mean non-lefty) give exactly zero shits for who uses what potty, because they know (as do most of us) that transgender /= predator, and (greater consequence), they aren't interested in creating greater governmental intervention ...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "
Replies: 40
Views: 7988

Re: Alex Cruz " vows to make BA a premium carrier again "

Oh come on folks, what isn't premium about a 30 inch seat pitch in a business class cabin...

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by jetwet1
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?
Replies: 31
Views: 7433

Re: Will we ever see US to Vietnam nonstop?

Fingers crossed for VN! Hopefully they get a route from Vietnam to the US approved and operating... I wonder what kind of demand and pax numbers they would see on such route? Vietnam suffers from a lot of the same issues as Thailand with US flights — they can fill them, just not profitably. I was d...

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by jetwet1
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV-series that went on for too long?
Replies: 79
Views: 3192

Re: TV-series that went on for too long?

Sadly I must concur with The Walking Dead....this season has been a dull letdown. For me, when they launched the Fear The Walking Dead spinoff, it was all downhill from there...overmilked the genre. Yawn. I have tried hard to get into Fear, but man it is so bad..... The original Walking Dead. I act...

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by jetwet1
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 P2F program has launch customer
Replies: 23
Views: 5759

Re: 777 P2F program launched

The ex Saudai 772's seem like pretty good candidates for UPS or Fedex Those planes are pretty high cycle. They were doing 1-3 hour hops around the Middle East for much of their lives. Hence the reason for Fedex or UPS picking them up, they will be cheap and they need to be because of the higher con...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 21202

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

With regards to the additional A380, could it be deployed on a LGW-MCO route? I have never quite got why BA & VS send 2 aircraft within 2 hours of each other. (Yeah I know it is a popular route) Because during British school holidays you could easily fill more than 2 744's, heck there are times...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 P2F program has launch customer
Replies: 23
Views: 5759

Re: 777 P2F program launched

The ex Saudai 772's seem like pretty good candidates for UPS or Fedex

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino
Replies: 383
Views: 11604

Re: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino

Just an interesting finding. As I have mentioned on here before, a group of us (people who started out together and now are in casino management in one form or another) get together a couple of times a month for breakfast. The conversations normally cover everything from how the kids are doing in sc...

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you were to start an airline..........
Replies: 22
Views: 1496

Re: If you were to start an airline..........

LAS base

LGW-LAS-HNL twice daily, free stop overs in Vegas.

Partner with hotels in Vegas.

Code share with with a major US airline not on the LAS-LGW route, which means UA....Or WN

Use 333's or 789's

Full service

Sell it to the first good offer.

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 year old impresses Etihad Pilot
Replies: 17
Views: 6620

Re: 5 year old impresses Etihad Pilot

Smart kid, I hope he keeps the passion for aircraft and has the means to be able to become a pilot one day....BTW, around the 47 second mark you can see they are on the ground behind the child. I was waiting for the pilot to ask the kid if he likes movies about gladiators. You win the internet today.

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by jetwet1
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump visit the DMZ?
Replies: 32
Views: 1168

Re: Will Trump visit the DMZ?

Nice dodge, you didn't answer the question. After the Vietnam and Iraq wars have so damaged the US in so many ways, don't you feel any need to drop the jingoism? If you want to make America Great Again, how about going back to the time when the US Army was for national defense, instead of existing ...

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