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by Goodbye
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 632
Views: 41130

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2018

Not a good look for Qantas. More so when you read a lot of the comments. https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/100285733/if-qantas-is-the-spirit-of-australia-that-spirit-needs-to-lift-its-game Been this way for years with QF. Down the bottom end of my list for international travel, without...

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Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Vietnam - flaps set to takeoff position upon engine shut down?
Replies: 15
Views: 2743

Re: Vietnam - flaps set to takeoff position upon engine shut down?

Definitely always over 30 outside. Thanks for the answers!

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by Goodbye
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Vietnam - flaps set to takeoff position upon engine shut down?
Replies: 15
Views: 2743

Vietnam - flaps set to takeoff position upon engine shut down?

I’ve been travelling to Vietnam a few times a year over the last few years, and I’ve always noticed that on all my domestic flights (A320s and (A321s) the flaps are retracted to only their takeoff position at the conclusion of the previous flight. I haven’t noticed this anywhere else in the world. D...

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by Goodbye
Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 39169

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

Any ideas when QF will announce their domestic 789 flights? Right now you can book the MEL-PER leg; expect to see the QF 789s running on domestic routes throughout November, and not just the triangle but all over the shop including a lot of transcon flying, as drop-ins for regular services. Not yet...

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by Goodbye
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 378
Views: 39169

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2017

Any ideas when QF will announce their domestic 789 flights?

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by Goodbye
Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $4000+ cash stolen in EK First on CDG-DXB
Replies: 67
Views: 10694

Re: $4000+ cash stolen in EK First on CDG-DXB

Many things don't add up in this story. Either it's fake or the couple are trying to pull a fast one.

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by Goodbye
Sun May 07, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 402
Views: 42060

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2017

Does anyone know why QF1280, the usual SYD-MCY 717 flight was tonight operated by 738 VH-VYA?

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by Goodbye
Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 292
Views: 29407

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017

https://au.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/34998869 ... ght/#page1


Well it's good the authorities muscled in. :duck:
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qf789 wrote:
The powder that was found on a VARA flight earlier today is suspected to be protein powder

https://au.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/34998869 ... ght/#page1


Well it's good the authorities muscled in. :duck:

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by Goodbye
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 292
Views: 29407

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2017

I'm excited about Air Asia X starting BNE - any further word on this route?

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by Goodbye
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Are These On The 747(classic) Wing Tips?
Replies: 23
Views: 12577

Re: What Are These On The 747(classic) Wing Tips?

b747400erf wrote:
7 years old topic. Bumped by a new poster asking about what is on a classified aircraft. Strange.


Have you called the FBI or should I do it? :roll:

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by Goodbye
Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Cool aerial video of LAX
Replies: 4
Views: 1120

Re: Cool aerial video of LAX

Interesting to note that Apple appear to have blanked out the tails on several easily identifiable aircraft's airlines!

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by Goodbye
Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To U-Land Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 2335

Re: What Happened To U-Land Airlines?

Possibly because people didn't want to land their own aircraft?

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by Goodbye
Sun Sep 18, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi doing right now?
Replies: 9
Views: 2435

Re: How is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi doing right now?

I've just come back from a trip where I passed through BKK a few times. The only annoying thing about it is the design where you have often so far to walk to your gate. There was no congestion, or any safety issues that I could see, to speak of.

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by Goodbye
Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 142
Replies: 206
Views: 29560

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 142

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>It's not at the end, I'm pretty su...

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by Goodbye
Wed May 18, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 141
Replies: 200
Views: 23395

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 141

Not sure if this was discussed in the previous thread, but <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> have announced flights between <acronym title="Adelaide - International (ADL / YPAD), Australia - South Australia">ADL</acronym> and <acronym title="Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) (MCY / YBSU)...

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by Goodbye
Mon May 09, 2016 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is EK448/449 Doing?
Replies: 18
Views: 12696

RE: How Is EK448/449 Doing?

It sometimes flies over my house on the east coast of Australia. I feel sorry for those down the back who have already been flying for 3 hours yet have another 15 to go   

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by Goodbye
Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Or More Flights With Same Flight Number?
Replies: 17
Views: 3434

RE: Two Or More Flights With Same Flight Number?

Thanks for the input! Would it have any effect on airline systems, having two aircraft in the air with the same flight number?

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by Goodbye
Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Or More Flights With Same Flight Number?
Replies: 17
Views: 3434

Two Or More Flights With Same Flight Number?

I was just browsing FlightRadar24 on my phone and came across two Air New Zealand 002 flights - the <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> flight has just departed whi...

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by Goodbye
Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL
Replies: 23
Views: 4729

RE: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mandala499" class="quote" target="_blank">mandala499</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>The information I got was that immig...

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by Goodbye
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL
Replies: 23
Views: 4729

RE: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mandala499" class="quote" target="_blank">mandala499</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>The information I got was that immig...

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by Goodbye
Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL
Replies: 23
Views: 4729

RE: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheFlyingDisk" class="quote" target="_blank">TheFlyingDisk</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>On another note, your flight mad...

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by Goodbye
Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL
Replies: 23
Views: 4729

Air Asia X D7206 Double Medical Diversion KUL-OOL

I was a passenger on board Air Asia X flight D7206 scheduled from <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym>-<acronym title="Coolangatta (Gold Coast) (OOL / YBCG), Australia - Queensland">OOL</acronym> on Monday 15 Feb, departing at 2140. Just after o...

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by Goodbye
Fri Dec 25, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 134
Replies: 221
Views: 28596

RE: Australian Aviation Thread Part 134

Is Wellcamp following Ryanair's marketing of airports? Brisbane West? By that logic the <acronym title="Coolangatta (Gold Coast) (OOL / YBCG), Australia - Queensland">OOL</acronym> could be named Brisbane South, and <acronym title="Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) (MCY / YBSU), Australia - Queensland">...

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by Goodbye
Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Suspend Brisbane - Singapore Flights
Replies: 16
Views: 13252

RE: Emirates To Suspend Brisbane - Singapore Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cougar15" class="quote" target="_blank">cougar15</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>talking nonstop here matey! cheers</i></fo...

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by Goodbye
Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dragon Air A330 Hard Landing In Penang, 16 Sept 15
Replies: 20
Views: 15993

RE: Dragon Air A330 Hard Landing In Penang, 16 Sept 15

There is a post from a passenger on the aircraft: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i><acronym title="Dragonair (China)">KA</acronym> 691 into Penang 16 Sept. By Elliot Hunt on Monday, Sep 21s...

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by Goodbye
Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pax Lights Up Cigarette In Main Cabin
Replies: 38
Views: 15846

RE: AA Pax Lights Up Cigarette In Main Cabin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ArmitageShanks" class="quote" target="_blank">ArmitageShanks</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Just making fun of the folks h...

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by Goodbye
Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Flight Emergency At Heathrow
Replies: 19
Views: 20246

RE: BA Flight Emergency At Heathrow

Those many delays on the LHR website though are for two flights - just that they list each codeshare code as a different flight.

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by Goodbye
Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines (VN) - International Expansion?
Replies: 28
Views: 7606

RE: Vietnam Airlines (VN) - International Expansion?

Oh <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> would be amazing! Would be great for me as I will be travelling a lot to Vietnam over the next few years and <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym> is m...

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by Goodbye
Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS! Part 1
Replies: 199
Views: 113940

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS! Part 1

Now we're getting the stupid news anchors who have no idea asking incredulously of the "experts" - what about flying over the Alps? As if it's a shocking fact that aircraft fly over mountains  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/sarcastic.gif" width="15" heig...

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by Goodbye
Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB to SIN Missing Part 1
Replies: 314
Views: 131771

Air Asia QZ8501 SUB to SIN Missing Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EK17" class="quote" target="_blank">EK17</a> (<a href="#135" class="quote">Reply 135</a>):<br/><i> Passenger manifest released: <a href="http://...

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by Goodbye
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: Delhi International Airport-Summer Time
Replies: 12
Views: 3063

RE: Video: Delhi International Airport-Summer Time

Great video! You did an excellent job  

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by Goodbye
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-200 Arrived At FLL This Evening.
Replies: 29
Views: 17495

RE: Emirates 777-200 Arrived At FLL This Evening.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gweilo88" class="quote" target="_blank">gweilo88</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> Do horses have jet lag when they arrive? ...

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by Goodbye
Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 4
Replies: 335
Views: 172769

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 4

For me I guess the most odd thing about it is that no trace of the aircraft has been found. It's a fairly busy area, they had all day to find some sort of wreckage, yet nothing has been found. It really is surprising.

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by Goodbye
Mon Oct 21, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gold Coast To Brisbane Airport. Any Advice?
Replies: 9
Views: 2011

RE: Gold Coast To Brisbane Airport. Any Advice?

6 hours would be plenty to get from <acronym title="Coolangatta (Gold Coast) (OOL / YBCG), Australia - Queensland">OOL</acronym> to <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>, it's only about an hour's drive by car, however because you're taking publi...

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by Goodbye
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No India-Australia Flights
Replies: 38
Views: 11409

RE: Why No India-Australia Flights

Really? I flew <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), India">BOM</acro...

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by Goodbye
Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No India-Australia Flights
Replies: 38
Views: 11409

RE: Why No India-Australia Flights

QF52 is currently a 744 BNE-SIN-BOM

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by Goodbye
Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Highest Altitude Flown
Replies: 44
Views: 6140

RE: Highest Altitude Flown

FL410 on <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> <acronym title="Cairns (CNS / YBCS), Australia - Queensland">CNS</acronym>-<acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>. I was quite surprised that on a shortish sector (2hrs or so)...

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by Goodbye
Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Petition To Carry Musical Instruments On Board
Replies: 67
Views: 13662

RE: Petition To Carry Musical Instruments On Board

To be fair, most average people when they're booking a flight on an airline's website expect to be flying with that airline. 90% of people wouldn't have a clue what a "codeshare" is nor what it means for them. One of my friends is travelling in the US at the moment, he didn't know what airline he wa...

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by Goodbye
Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #110
Replies: 204
Views: 14622

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #110

MCY is my local airport (we live under the approach path), this is quite exciting news!

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by Goodbye
Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Now Painting Bellies?!
Replies: 45
Views: 28797

RE: AA Now Painting Bellies?!

It's definitely painted. If you zoom in on the photo you can see a distinct line, and it curves up and goes completely vertical under the horizontal stabiliser.

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by Goodbye
Sun May 22, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Wanted: Aircraft Three View Drawings
Replies: 3
Views: 19353

RE: Wanted: Aircraft Three View Drawings

Airbus used t offer 3-view drawings in EPS for free on their website some time ago, not sure if they still do?

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by Goodbye
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JQ A320 To BNE Nicely Done Jetstar
Replies: 6
Views: 9800

RE: JQ A320 To BNE Nicely Done Jetstar

$28 from the airport to the city!? No wonder the "AirTrain" is doing so poorly.

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by Goodbye
Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Any Chance Of A Civil-only Option For Photos?
Replies: 2
Views: 181

RE: Any Chance Of A Civil-only Option For Photos?

Thank you for the reply.
I did mean more to do with the links on the front page - for example the top of the last 24 hours. A high proportion of these photos is now military, and I was wondering if there's a way, or will be a way in the future, to filter these out?

Thanks!

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by Goodbye
Sat Jul 31, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Any Chance Of A Civil-only Option For Photos?
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Any Chance Of A Civil-only Option For Photos?

I have absolutely no interest in viewing photos of military aircraft - be they fighters, transport aircraft or helicopters. So it really annoys me to see so many military photos on Airliners.net. I come here for the airliners, nothing else, so is there any chance there can be a "non-military" option...

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by Goodbye
Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time Lapse Photography
Replies: 11
Views: 2413

RE: Time Lapse Photography

There is software you can download that will allow pretty much any Nikon camera to be controlled by your computer. You can make HDR images, and time lapse images as long as you keep the camera tethered to the computer. I have a Mac and downloaded something called "Sofortbild" (free) [ <a href="http:...

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by Goodbye
Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK DXB-MEL-AKL Should I Leave The Aircraft In MEL?
Replies: 8
Views: 6810

RE: EK DXB-MEL-AKL Should I Leave The Aircraft In

Well in Dubai I purchased two bottles of spirits...both of these in Australia at normal price are around $50AUD for 750ml, in Dubai I purchased 1L bottles for around $20 each.

So yes, Dubai duty-free is excellent!

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by Goodbye
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK DXB-MEL-AKL Should I Leave The Aircraft In MEL?
Replies: 8
Views: 6810

RE: EK DXB-MEL-AKL Should I Leave The Aircraft In

I think you'll find they force you to leave. I recently flew <acronym title="Brisbane (- Eagle Farm) (BNE / YBBN), Australia - Queensland">BNE</acronym>-<acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates"...

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by Goodbye
Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Photo Search Suggested Improvement
Replies: 7
Views: 182

RE: Photo Search Suggested Improvement

On a slightly related note - I still cannot believe that for the "Country" and "Aircraft Type" drop-down menus, the whole menu is just one giant list. To get to Zimbabwe for example, you have to scroll through every single country. It's surely not too difficult to have these menus split into two - o...

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by Goodbye
Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Low Cost Carriers + Cabin Baggage?
Replies: 3
Views: 5361

RE: Low Cost Carriers + Cabin Baggage?

Thanks for your response. Hopefully they won't kick up a stink, but if they do I could possibly try the "I've come all the way from Australia" excuse.

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