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by TWA772LR
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Change my mind: make Trump look loveable
Replies: 26
Views: 1065

Re: Change my mind: make Trump look loveable

As far as campaign promises are concerned, he has held true to most of them: Trade war with China, check Defeating isis, kinda check Pulling out of Syria, check Wall, he's holding firm Making NATO countries contribute more money, not entirely sure if successful but he's tried for that Re do NAFTA, c...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi MRJ, going alone against Boeing/Embraer?
Replies: 25
Views: 4056

Re: Mitsubishi MRJ, going alone against Boeing/Embraer?

I still believe the MRJ is prefect for HA to replace the 717. It's deliberately designed to have a much shorter range than the A220 and E2 so on paper it'd be way more efficient on interisland routes. Since Mitsubishi redesigned the hold, does anyone know of it can carry an adequate amount of surfbo...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Model Collection Disposal
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Model Collection Disposal

PM me and we'll do some wheelin' and dealin' especially for your Wooster and Long Prospers, I'd also like to take a look at your 1:400s as well.

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by TWA772LR
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Change my mind: make Trump look loveable
Replies: 26
Views: 1065

Re: Change my mind: make Trump look loveable

As a Houstonian that lives in Colorado now but witnessed it first hand, I do have to say Trump's response to Hurricane Harvey was excellent.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest issues in sports?
Replies: 14
Views: 868

Re: Biggest issues in sports?

Not in some way compensating college athletes for the buckets of money that they bring their universities. If I'm an all-star college football player who brings my University millions of dollars I shouldn't be hung out to dry if I get injured to the degree that I'm unable to play professionally. Ev...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest issues in sports?
Replies: 14
Views: 868

Re: Biggest issues in sports?

Not in some way compensating college athletes for the buckets of money that they bring their universities. If I'm an all-star college football player who brings my University millions of dollars I shouldn't be hung out to dry if I get injured to the degree that I'm unable to play professionally. Fu...

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by TWA772LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cities with Airports that are close to each other
Replies: 32
Views: 1137

Re: Cities with Airports that are close to each other

KHOU and KEFD are pretty close together.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 250
Views: 35177

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

I think a 787 MAX family would look like this: 788MAX: essentially moving from a dedicated model to a simple shrink of todays 789 and some modifications to reduce weight to make the aircraft more efficient 789MAX: easy to handle aerodynamic enhancements and refinements (also on other members of the ...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Next AF-1 After 748
Replies: 19
Views: 1894

Re: The Next AF-1 After 748

You're all assuming there is only one president around 2050 ! The current U.S.A. could've broken up into two or more separate countries by then, one with what are predominantly current southern states, their president being Ivanka Trump. The other being made up of the rest of the current U.S.A. the...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 43
Views: 2166

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

I dont claim to be a fancy man, so i stick with my Curve Chill by Liz Claiborne.

If we're talking about smells in general, WD-40 is up there for me.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 7141

Re: Capital punishment in the US and Its future

Since we're on the topic, what do y'all think about nations serving and carrying out the death penalty to foreign nationals? My home state of Texas has done it before despite decries from the international community. One guy came from Mexico and joined a gang. They kidnapped, raped, and murdered som...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 7141

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

Do you have one of a person being right in its head? This guy requested the chair after all over being put to sleep.... Best regards Thomas I wouldn't want to be executed by the cocktail of drugs US states currently use - there's lots of evidence to suggest that it causes a slow and painful death, ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richest Person in the world Divorcing
Replies: 40
Views: 1455

Re: Richest Person in the world Divorcing

I remember not even a year and a half ago her being quoted saying that they sexiest thing Jeff does for her is him doing the dishes.

Either that was literal or something else happened.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Next AF-1 After 748
Replies: 19
Views: 1894

Re: The Next AF-1 After 748

Well, how long are the C5M and C17 on the books for the USAF? Convert a couple and done.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes
Replies: 130
Views: 18090

Re: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes

If SFO-PVG is the Apple Express, does that mean SFO-DEN is the Pineapple Express?

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by TWA772LR
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Playoffs
Replies: 35
Views: 1394

Re: NFL Playoffs

Against Saints: Saints win. Mahomes is on fire but rookie quarterbacks don't have the best SB record (Nick Foles notwithstanding). Nick Foles was a rookie quarterback last season, I think not..(6th season) Now if you're talking about qb's winning the super bowl in their first appearance: how about ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Playoffs
Replies: 35
Views: 1394

Re: NFL Playoffs

I'd love to see the Chiefs repping the AFC this year. We need to get past the usual Patriots show. My prediction if the Chiefs make it to the big game: Against Saints: Saints win. Mahomes is on fire but rookie quarterbacks don't have the best SB record (Nick Foles notwithstanding). Against Eagles: C...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France
Replies: 67
Views: 9554

Re: Official: Joon To Be Re-Absorbed Into Air France

How do you even pronounce Joon?

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by TWA772LR
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brake linings vs. "lines"
Replies: 56
Views: 1740

Re: Brake linings vs. "lines"

Repairpal.com is your friend.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 3564

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019

I do believe that IAH-MAD will be served at some point, but it's probably a million years down the road.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Park
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Winter Park

Is a nice place to ski at.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Coming of Age movie
Replies: 32
Views: 1556

Re: The Correct Coming of Age movie

Star Wars.

Wait! Hold up! Hear me out!

Luke Skywalker went from beeing a teenager bulleyeing womp rats in his T16 back home to the highest level a Jedi can reach. If thats not "coming of age", IDK what is.

:biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 130
Views: 16900

Re: Moxy's hubs?

New Castle, Delaware. 0 competition to anywhere from there :)

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by TWA772LR
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87
Replies: 103
Views: 12680

Re: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87

Good bye Herb. Ill have some Wild Turkey in your honor. I already did! Rest in peace, Mr. Kelleher. The airline business needs more visionaries like you. I didn't have Wild Turkey, but i still had bourbon as well as a cigar for Herb. WN should do a fly-by for his funeral. Leading with the Herb Kell...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights
Replies: 46
Views: 6104

Re: PR seeks overflight rights from Saudi Arabia for MNL-TLV flights

Pretty strange if you ask me https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4870/44775455740_0818a18f6c_o.png Not really. Head to India, over the Arabian Sea, split the Straight of Hormuz, then a b-line to TLV over Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Or not even through the straight if Oman really does allow overflight to/fro...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Can aircraft carriers survive anymore ?
Replies: 39
Views: 3157

Re: Can aircraft carriers survive anymore ?

People really think the US military doesn't know how to defend themselves. Planes can be refueled and ships come with defense countermeasures that are both active and passive. I knew a guy in college that manned these systems on a USN destroyer and he said they do work. Besides, topedos are really h...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87
Replies: 103
Views: 12680

Re: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87

Good bye Herb. Ill have some Wild Turkey in your honor.

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by TWA772LR
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sunburns - What is the best medicine to use?
Replies: 38
Views: 1893

Re: Sunburns - What is the best medicine to use?

Ive worked outside for hours on end for a job I had in college. Preventative care as Doc suggested is the best I'm very fair skinned and had to get SPF100 after learning the hard way. Even wear it under your clothes if you're not wearing any that have an SPF (SPF50 long sleeved rashguards are God's ...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 3564

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019

There are still some more domestic nonstop routes that could be added by UA out of IAH such as IAH-BIS, IAH-BUF, IAH-BUR, IAH-CID, IAH-FAR, IAH-FWA, IAH-FAT, IAH-MSN, IAH-MLI, IAH-MYR, IAH-PIA, IAH-ROC, IAH-SRQ, IAH-FSD, IAH-SBN, and IAH-TVC. Will UA announce any new domestic nonstop routes out of ...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Restrictions on Iranian Airlines
Replies: 26
Views: 4111

Re: Restrictions on Iranian Airlines

Why didn't Iran ever buy more planes from the USSR?

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by TWA772LR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports with interconnected baggage systems?
Replies: 21
Views: 3530

Re: Airports with interconnected baggage systems?

Slightly OT, when I worked for TK it made for some awkward conversations and puzzled looks when i would tell people that theyd fly into IST and make their connection on another continent (SAW). So Istanbul with IST/SAW is in the same category with Paris for having 2 airports with hubs for the same a...

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by TWA772LR
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF-1 Spotted (Literally) While on Top Secret Mission
Replies: 4
Views: 1564

Re: AF-1 Spotted (Literally) While on Top Secret Mission

Would ATC conversations use the Reach call sign or is that just for the public? Youd think that all military planes, especially AFO be totally invisible for flight trackers.

They shouldve also flown under the cover of darkness above all of the landmass on the east side of the Atlantic to prevent it.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nuclear warhead-free ICBMs
Replies: 33
Views: 2019

Nuclear warhead-free ICBMs

Since chemical and biological weapons are all but banned and dismantled by all nations that use ICBMs, that leaves nuclear warheads as the destruction method of choice for these weapons. My question is (if a true nuclear weapon-free world is achieved) what would replace the nuclear warhead? Since th...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NZ CEO hints longer range 787
Replies: 15
Views: 1848

Re: NZ CEO hints longer range 787

As much as I would love to see a 789/J(ER), I dont think it will happen (although a 787-10ER has some chance IMO). ANZ is in a unique position geographically. They can serve almost anywhere on the globe with the current generation of aircraft where QF needs *that much more* range to satisfy their am...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thought: Mattis 2020?
Replies: 13
Views: 2027

Re: Thought: Mattis 2020?

I can't see any qualities that would make Mattis a desirable presidential candidate to anybody other than someone wanting to start a war. Or possibly just people who also crave iron fisted lovers. Is this because he was a Marine Corps general? Would you have said the same about Eisenhower? I can’t ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you get?
Replies: 26
Views: 1210

Re: What did you get?

I got:
An Humble Oil Aviation Products sign (im from Humble, TX :) )
WN Lone Star and Tennessee One models
Whitney Mercilus Texans jersey
25th anniversary Ducks jersey
Battlefield V
Battlefront 2

Those are the notable standouts

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by TWA772LR
Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian flying B737 MAX 8 to Moscow
Replies: 13
Views: 5005

Re: Ethiopian flying B737 MAX 8 to Moscow

MIflyer12 wrote:
dcajet wrote:
Absent ADD's elevation, this route is well below GOL's BSB-MCO and AR's EZE-PUJ, to the tune of 500 miles.


'Absent elevation' may as well be 'absent gravity.' You outline a worthless comparison.

You do know how high above sea level ADD is compared to EZE, PUJ, MCO and to an extent BSB are right?

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by TWA772LR
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Kawasaki P-2 and C-2 for New Zealand?
Replies: 61
Views: 9879

Re: Kawasaki P-2 and C-2 for New Zealand?

Does anyone know the outcome of this?

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by TWA772LR
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S DHS: Manila airport fails to meet ICAO security requirements
Replies: 20
Views: 5310

Re: U.S DHS: Manila airport fails to meet ICAO security requirements

I remember way back in the 2000s IAH had signs about DPS being not up to snuff because CO flew there. The signs are not really anything new.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 146
Views: 17913

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

With all the growth to the north, i'd think McKinney would be a olace I'd want to set up shop, not expand DAL when more WA restrictions sunset. NIMBYs will keep McKinney from having commercial service which i can understand their plight. DFW has more than enough capacity with its airports. As soon ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Anglophone Privilege
Replies: 102
Views: 5300

Re: The Anglophone Privilege

You chose us. We didn’t force you to speak our language. It’s the market of ideas at its finest. Yeah, but together, we could make a change. I think it is part of the American spirit to compete in a fair and equal way. So, in a globalist effort, a truly global language could be created that does no...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lady at CLT
Replies: 81
Views: 18505

Re: Lufthansa Lady at CLT

vfw614 wrote:
Maybe the Charlotte Aviation Department's resident shaman tasked with making sure that CLT does not loose its only non-AA longhaul route? Just thinkin...

Maybe the DTW crowd should look in to this! :rotfl:

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Anglophone Privilege
Replies: 102
Views: 5300

Re: The Anglophone Privilege

I grew up with English as my native language. I dont view being an Anglophone as a privilege, just as a matter of circumstance. Historically, the last great colonial power was the British and their language was English so it's easy to see why English is the language of business today. But I also gre...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 7141

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

Personally I think the death penalty should be expanded. A true three strikes and you are out. Rapist, child molesters, all great candidates for the death penalty. Methods we use today are all fairly efficient. Electric Chair? 2000 volts at 8 amps directly into the brain will render you brain dead ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migraines
Replies: 29
Views: 1777

Re: Migraines

Have you tried different medications? I was medicated for something else but the first one I was taking didnt work so they switched the medicine and it was night and day. Deepak Chropra meditation tapes are good. I got one and one part specifically said to use your attention and intention to affect ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lady at CLT
Replies: 81
Views: 18505

Re: Lufthansa Lady at CLT

Pins and needles for the result of the gift plan.... This mystery has been in the wild without a firm explanation for many years now. Of course we have no right to an explanation, but that isn't stopping me from hoping the olive branch unlocks an answer.... Lol add me to the pins and needles list. ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital punishment in the US and Its future
Replies: 150
Views: 7141

Re: Capital Punihsment in the US and Its Future

Real quick, seen a few people post this, probably splitting hairs, but we can never be 100% sure and we don't even need to be 100% sure. It's beyond a reasonable doubt not beyond ALL doubt. The latter rules out aliens beaming evidence into place or something, obviously an impossible and impractical...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thought: Mattis 2020?
Replies: 13
Views: 2027

Re: Thought: Mattis 2020?

salttee wrote:
I can't see any qualities that would make Mattis a desirable presidential candidate to anybody other than someone wanting to start a war. Or possibly just people who also crave iron fisted lovers.

Is this because he was a Marine Corps general? Would you have said the same about Eisenhower?

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by TWA772LR
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I want a girlfriend for Christmas
Replies: 80
Views: 5488

Re: I want a girlfriend for Christmas

I've laughed at the idea in my head that a.net should have some way to facilitate dating between members. Maybe it's not as crazy as I thought!

Ladies, I'm 26, in Denver, work for a major US airline, and ready to mingle! :biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is ANA’s 380 configuration?
Replies: 20
Views: 5308

Re: What is ANA’s 380 configuration?

Since these are leisure-heavy, can we see these deployed to BKK, DPS, Phuket, and the like? NH doesn't even fly to HKT nor DPS :lol: (Seriously, you would be surprised how many places that NH or JL doesn't fly to, especially all the leisure destinations in SE Asia, but I guess Hawaii is king) Plus ...

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