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by 777Jet
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2222
Views: 418830

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

While the circumstances are very sad, it is nice to read you again, Mandala499, many of us here really miss your generosity and deep knowledge regarding aviation. Agreed. Mandala499, it's good to read your insights again (sad circumstances though). It's also good to see some of your commentary / in...

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by 777Jet
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 602
Views: 43965

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Spyhunter wrote:
Has everyone now accepted my arguments on MH370?


No.

I don't think you convinced a single person :)

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by 777Jet
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 4684

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

My first ever flight was on a 747 My last flight was on a 747 I have flown on a 747 at least 51 times The sub-type I have flown on the most is the 747-400 The frame I have flown on the most is a 747 Boeing 747-400 flights = 47 Boeing 747-200 flights = 4 Most flown on frame = Thai Airways Internation...

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by 777Jet
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies
Replies: 41
Views: 16933

Re: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies

Hi again 777Jet! I just got back from Thailand. I had a few spare days and had the chance to try to visit the Lauda Air crash site or Nai Yang Beach so I decided to give Nai Yang a go. I knew that the weather might not be the best but I chanced it; what a bad decision that was! Well, at least you f...

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by 777Jet
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies
Replies: 41
Views: 16933

Re: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies

I've booked our October trip.(A350 EDI-DOH, A346 DOH-BKK, A346 DOK-BKK AND A350 DOH-EDI) and looks like we'll be doing TG116/TG117 to and from Chiang Mai again and both are showing as 773 in October and November, so perhaps a 772 will come out to play one one of those days.... We stayed a couple of...

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

JayBCNLON wrote:
IIRC 777s are built in pairs and 9M MRI was the twin of the one lost as MH370. Can someone confirm ?


I heard it was triplets. Not sure if identical triplets though :roll:

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Government in Meltdown
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: Australian Government in Meltdown

7 Prime Ministers in 10 years, no wonder the rest of the world thinks we are a banana republic (and treats us accordingly) ! I say that as a proud Australian And despite that, Australia has gone over 26 years without a recession - the current record holder! And, Australia is the best country in the...

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

On another note, what ever happened to the other MH777 that was parked in Israel??? Last seen when? Would you care to remind us? You mean it was an MH777 or a Boeing 777? A Malaysia Airlines (MH) 777-200ER - 9M-MRI. 9M-MRI went to Tarbes Lourdes Pyrenees in October 2013 and then to Tel Aviv in Nove...

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by 777Jet
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Government in Meltdown
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: Australian Government in Meltdown

The party room meeting is happening at 12:20pm. The new PM should be known very soon. Very appropriate that Karma caught up with Malcolm in the middle.

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by 777Jet
Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

A theory I've heard was that some intelligence service used remote control of MH370 to determine whether it could be remotely controlled and then used the exact same type of aircraft (to minimize the chance of a problem) to maneuver MH17 into a false flag crash blamed on Russian missiles in order t...

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by 777Jet
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

From that article: Recently one of the world’s most respected oceanographers the University of Western Australia’s Professor Charitha Pattiaratchi emphatically said that MH370 is lying just outside the area that has been searched. Wow, what a revelation! Is there a scientific definition for "j...

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by 777Jet
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Now you are arguing that the theory the provides the most likely and the most rational assessment of what happened based on what is known is 'flawed' because it is "convenient" and indicates a simple probable cause such as 'pilot suicide'? Well, the title of the thread says it all: "...

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by 777Jet
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Oh gzm, what more do you need to understand that MH370 is far less complicated than you think. Maybe this thorough article, that pretty much paints a full picture, can help you: 'MH370 pilot’s emotional final farewell?' By Mike Keane, August 18, 2018 https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/mh...

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Quoting 777Jet (Reply 80): FWIW it did state the following about the PIC in the recent Malaysian report: " There is no record of him having secured a life-insurance policy" You understand that this contradicts your arguments, don't you? Thanks, I forgot to mention that. My arguments don't...

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Testimony from friends and family plus ZERO evidence that he was in fact suicidal. What evidence was there that the EgyptAir990 pilot was suicidal? I'm sure that you will argue that him losing his rights to fly international flights in the future due to inappropriate behavior towards women in hotel...

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

And these are some of the reasons why it would make no sense at all to leave a suicide note or anything that would make it easy to establish one's guilt. Yet some people continue to not accept this and continue to use the lack of a suicide note or 'statement' to clear the pilots. Are you actually v...

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by 777Jet
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated
Replies: 129
Views: 20031

Re: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated

I wonder how long Thai is keeping theirs, rumours where that the 2 newest would stay for many years, as the king apparently loves them. He has my respect, gotta love kings who are avgeeks just like us! Indeed! The last two times I flew in the upper deck of a TG 744 (about 3 years ago whilst the cur...

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by 777Jet
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

It is far more likely that his suicide would result in no insurance payment to his family or that the personal shame on him as a person would be too big. So he thought of a way to make the airplane disappear inlcuding any proof that we are dealing with a murder-suicide. As well as the shame on his ...

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by 777Jet
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

Re: Long Shot, But Can Anyone Figure Out The Flight Number?

Just incase anyone stumbles across this thread I thought I would give a little more info. I was searching other threads and someone posted this link: https://www.acarsd.org/world_ACARS_reports/ACARS_Report_20080701.txt If you change the date at the end of the web address you can get flights for tha...

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by 777Jet
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated
Replies: 129
Views: 20031

Re: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated

Does anybody here know when TG plan to retire their 744s???

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by 777Jet
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

777Jet has best applied Occam's razor here. Thank you. Huh, until new information arises I still think the most plausible theory is the pallet of lithium ion batteries having a thermal runaway, starting a fire in the cargo hold, damaging some electrical systems and depleting oxygen- which would cau...

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by 777Jet
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Supposing the pilot (and it's always the pilot for some reason) actually did have suicidal tendencies, despite all evidence to the contrary What is "all the evidence" to the contrary? The statement about his normal behavior by the Malaysian Authorities doesn't really count for much becaus...

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by 777Jet
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

gzm wrote:
I am sure she is behind the shooting down of the second plane, MH17. That was the revenge of China, I think nobody will have any trouble accepting that...


That could be your most nonsense statement to date :roll:

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by 777Jet
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

There is a total lack of any statement at all in the actions taken during MH370. If there was then we woudln't still be arguing about it! This is the fact that you never seem to accept... The fact that you (and some others) never seem to accept is that the lack of a statement (clear statement) is i...

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by 777Jet
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Only yesterday there was a person who stole a plane,did spectacular things, he voiced his complaints and reason for doing so and, satisfied, flew to his death. Otherwise everything would be in vain. There is no reason not to give an explanation but people do not understand that. [/quote] Can you pr...

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by 777Jet
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 602
Views: 43965

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Spyhunter wrote:
I see that the MH370 relatives continue to be treated with contempt.

It really is time that governments came clean with what they know. I was hoping that the new Malaysian government would be more honest than its predecessor, but apparently not.


Have you been in contact with the French???

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by 777Jet
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

Here is an article from yesterday discussing the Captain's home sim data: 'Malaysia’s MH370 report a ‘cover-up’' https://thewest.com.au/news/mh370/malaysias-mh370-report-a-cover-up-ng-b88924172z ""A final report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is a cover-up of the ca...

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by 777Jet
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup
Replies: 128
Views: 27195

Re: France re-opens MH370 investigation amid claims of a Malaysian coverup

From the article: """French newspaper Le Parisien reports that investigators are keen to verify data from Inmarsat — the British operator of a global satellite network — which tracked the aircraft’s pings to the southern Indian Ocean off Western Australia, where it is believed to have...

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by 777Jet
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies
Replies: 41
Views: 16933

Re: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies

I was more disappointed they switched TG116/117 back from A359 to 777 on the 1st of June..... Already planning another trip for the end of October..... Looking like flying EDI-DOH-BKK instead of MAN-DOH-BKK and then TG wide-body up to CNX again .... I could get to enjoy EDI-DOH and DOH-EDI on QR A3...

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by 777Jet
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 11181

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

I don't expect my country, Australia, to do much. I'm just glad that we made it to the World Cup. I would be happy if Tim Cahill scores a goal. Australia did really well today, I'm tempted to say that while France obviously has the better players, Australia displayed the better team spirit and team...

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by 777Jet
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

Hmmmm... The authorities seem to have been at work in here.

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by 777Jet
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

The Z did it theory is now standard fare even for the MSM; the only people left denying it are the pilots union types, a few Malaysians and clickbait clowns. I don't have to bother with the "fire in the hold" type nonsense anymore. Nothing of any importance hangs on the BFO, the southern ...

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by 777Jet
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5 days in Sydney advice
Replies: 34
Views: 1243

Re: 5 days in Sydney advice

Wynyard is a good area. If you go to Taronga Zoo, the ferry is the best, quickest and most scenic way to get there. But buy your Zoo entry tickets online or at Circular Quay - before you get to the zoo. If you get there without a ticket you will have to catch the bus to the main entry or walk to the...

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by 777Jet
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 11181

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

I don't expect my country, Australia, to do much. I'm just glad that we made it to the World Cup. I would be happy if Tim Cahill scores a goal.

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by 777Jet
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 81
Views: 3213

Re: How Long Have You Been On A.net?

Since 08 March, 2014.

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by 777Jet
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

BFO aka Burst frequency off set, sounds complex but it is just a measure of the amount of Doppler effect introduced into the above signal. Logically it is not complex and should not be hard to understand for anyone who has ever taken a high school science class. Anyone who doesn't understand Dopple...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

Getting the rest of the radar data could help clarify this and then be used to recalculate the final leg distance. Why is Malaysia still hiding this data? Shame on them! Malaysia is not a superpower. They are not at war. Are their capabilities that good that they need to be kept secret? I really do...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 5 days in Sydney advice
Replies: 34
Views: 1243

Re: 5 days in Sydney advice

As others have said, see Featherdale Wildlife Park if you want to get close to the native animals. Use the public transport but first, get an OPAL card. You tap on and off each service and there is a daily cap of only $15-20 - much easier than renting a vehicle, looking for non-existant expensive an...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies
Replies: 41
Views: 16933

Re: Sydney to James Bond Island on Various Thai Heavies

An interesting twist with my upcoming trip...... TG116 has now changed to an A359 on 19th May but TG117 is still showing a 773 on 2nd June...... So I'm now looking forward to my first A350 flight!!! :bouncy: :bouncy: :bouncy: Hi Fiend, Nice! But with TG, you don't really know what type will operate...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

This device won't let me quote so I'll address a few different points. I recall reading an article, maybe from a week or two ago, in which Ocean Infinity said that they might return to look for MH370 after some other contracted work is done. I suspect this would be after rough SIO winter conditions....

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by 777Jet
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

Now that the search has come up empty I need to say that there is something that I find disconcerting about the search locations that have been chosen. The searches have all been in the more southerly of possible locations along the line of the last Inmarsat arc. To predict that MH-370 would have w...

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by 777Jet
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 602
Views: 43965

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

No one has seriously looked in the SCS up till now. As you know, many ships arrived in the SCS area where MH370 went silent the following day and searched for over a week until the SIO scenario emerged. Not a single 9M-MRO debris found then or since in the SCS area. Not one thing. Nothing there. BT...

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by 777Jet
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

Good News, Ocean Infinity will continue to search until June 8: https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/mh370-search-ship-seabed-constructor-not-ready-to-stop-yet/news-story/d20ba9dc35fddf95e8a92770c5fe5ffe#.05szm Haixun 01 detected the signals on 05 April. Remember those four signa...

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by 777Jet
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

In parts it condemns and gives examples of the 'swamp of corruption' and non-transparent policies of the recently deposed government in Malaysia Interesting article. The more and more I read about Razak the more I learn the extent of which he is a scumbag. His funds should be confiscated, returned ...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

I also believe that spot is located within the original search area. No, I might be wrong but I don't think it was within the original underwater search area because it's much north to the original area. http://www.aero.de/content/pics/p_10771.jpg Neither did I, but I read that in an article by The...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 67
Views: 15644

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

If the person smelled so bad, how did they make it on the plane? Did no one notice and complain about it in the terminal? Political correctness? Many people are afraid to deal with such sensitive issues out of fear of getting sued or whatever. Let somebody else deal with the problem. I thought this...

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by 777Jet
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

The search continues for few more days: The search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 has not quite ended but will in "the next few days," a spokesman for the private underwater search company leading the operation has confirmed. The official search for the aircraft ended on Tuesda...

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by 777Jet
Wed May 30, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

I hope there is never a MH370 incident like this ever again. Likewise, especially since there is now a precedent to be able to just go missing in a state of the art aircraft with hundreds of other passengers nowadays given the technology around. Some other recent articles: 'Deep-sea explorer and ac...

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by 777Jet
Wed May 30, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

Nice misquote so you can go off on a tangent against something I didn't even say. My *actual* quote was: . The bit you chose to cut fits with "Based on their highly technical recalculation of the satellite data" and was actually the main point of my post. To cut that then respond as if I ...

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by 777Jet
Tue May 29, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 74488

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

Also, the BFO did not "go haywire" at the end, and that did not indicate a dive... The flaperon condition was then consistent with uncontrolled impact, corroborating the fact that it was not a controlled ditching. Listen to the recent 60 Minutes programme again, several times if you need ...

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