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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

the years to pass as........

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Observe

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Protocols for disposing of food waste after flights?
Replies: 22
Views: 2601

Re: Protocols for disposing of food waste after flights?

What a crazy system has built up over the years and how criminal to waste that volume of food, day after day around the world.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At it again, Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended.
Replies: 29
Views: 8017

Re: At it again, Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43856839
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UPDATE. Both sisters have been removed from all posts, big ground swell against them in Korea.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43856839

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

needed to spin the earth...........

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Face

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?
Replies: 42
Views: 5469

Re: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?

I would like a LHR/LGW flight offering Int First so I could get to my property in MCO, step up airlines.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Those screaming infants and babies on planes
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Those screaming infants and babies on planes

In over 20 years of flying as a passenger long and short haul I have experienced quite a few baby episodes. The aircraft is a new enviroment to the baby with different noises and yes pressure, I think these all play a part in overwhelming the babies senses. From experience the key for me seems to be...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

living, in other news today...........

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Fore

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by readytotaxi
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 660
Views: 103845

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

In a side note WN has announced a plan to issue every flight 1380 passenger a check for $5000 and a $1000 travel vouncher. As long as they are not signing away and rights in accepting this, good on WN. https://edition.cnn.com/2018/04/20/us/southwest-flight-1380-passengers-check/index.html Here is a...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

and so many do yet.......

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by readytotaxi
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Me !

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by readytotaxi
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

a fact of life, like......

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by readytotaxi
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Entertainment

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by readytotaxi
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Homesick mechanic steals Hercules transporter C-130, 1969
Replies: 1
Views: 585

Homesick mechanic steals Hercules transporter C-130, 1969

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-43800089

I had never heard of this story until today, has anyone else ever managed to steal a large military aircraft? Interesting read.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-43800089

I had never heard of this story until today, has anyone else ever managed to steal a large military aircraft? Interesting read.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Provided Pilots To Replace Avianca Pilots Who Were Fired For Striking, ALPA Says
Replies: 10
Views: 2673

Re: Boeing Provided Pilots To Replace Avianca Pilots Who Were Fired For Striking, ALPA Says

So do the pilots work for Boeing or a contractor? If Boeing supplies its test pilots one would expect a slow down in the production of 787's as all have to be tested by Boeing before delivery, I believe a minimum of at least 2 flights. So is Boeing putting its entire Dreamliner production on slow d...

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by readytotaxi
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 660
Views: 103845

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Air ... and_deaths
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R.I.P. to Jennifer Riordan.

Is the DL1288 flight in 1996 the last time passengers were killed by an uncontained engine failure in the US?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Air ... and_deaths

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by readytotaxi
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

yet they do it again..........

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by readytotaxi
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Gonzales

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At it again, Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended.
Replies: 29
Views: 8017

Re: At it again, Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended.

Wow, that voice clip, was she hormonally challenged at the time?

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At it again, Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended.
Replies: 29
Views: 8017

At it again, Korean Air CEO's daughter suspended.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43783832

You have to wonder how rich parents pass on social skills to the offspring, do they just leave it to the staff? :confused:
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The younger sister of the "nut thrower" is in the spotlight this time.At least it was on the ground.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43783832

You have to wonder how rich parents pass on social skills to the offspring, do they just leave it to the staff? :confused:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca eyes a JV with Lufthansa
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Re: Avianca eyes a JV with Lufthansa

I think they would make good bed fellows.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight 3461 April 15: "Passengers Cry, Scream in Southwest Airlines Landing"
Replies: 76
Views: 13279

Re: "Passengers Cry, Scream in Southwest Airlines Landing"

Fear, based on a lack of knowledge, guess that applies to a lot of the flying public.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airline's new suites may need redesign
Replies: 28
Views: 8729

Re: Singapore Airline's new suites may need redesign

They did not test this before putting paying customers in it???

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Recognition

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Driverless Snowplows Are Clearing Runways In Norway
Replies: 9
Views: 2002

Re: Driverless Snowplows Are Clearing Runways In Norway

Driveless snowplows are nothing new at Heathrow, 2014.

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Not a driver to be seen. :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

the morning after that they...........

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

precipice

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 124
Views: 3775

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

I see it as similar to China backing NK with Putin and Assad. Nice thing to have a little guy as a thorn in the side of the West. Meanwhile China continues quietly to invest in Africa and the middle East and the South China seas, the later being a hot favourite for the next shooting match to kick of...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

some people don't think before...............

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Tyre

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by readytotaxi
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes from Ireland
Replies: 54
Views: 5676

Re: New Routes from Ireland

Suprised that Dublin does not offer any Caribbean routes, BGI,UVF, lots of affluent people in the country.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good piece on retired aircraft.
Replies: 1
Views: 1621

Good piece on retired aircraft.

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/ ... index.html

Some interesting pictures. Also 2% of parts worldwide are counterfeit, frightning.
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https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/ ... index.html

Some interesting pictures. Also 2% of parts worldwide are counterfeit, frightning.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you had $500,0000,000 for any Aircraft....
Replies: 30
Views: 1696

Re: If you had $500,0000,000 for any Aircraft....

For me would have to be a Tristar. http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/0/4/4309407.jpg?v=v45b9c1734c1 The front of the aircraft would be fitted with 24 "apartments" and the rear of the plane would be a fun area with a large screen cinema, mini golf, gym and other silly ideas. T...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet flight problem now.
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: Easyjet flight problem now.

Fine.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 227
Views: 28159

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

MOL will not be a happy man. :rotfl:

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by readytotaxi
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet flight problem now.
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Easyjet flight problem now.

https://www.flightradar24.com/EZY9007/110362e0

U29007 LGW-VIE 20 minutes after takeoff has been doing laps over Southend airport for the last hour at 3000ft, burning fuel perhaps?
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https://www.flightradar24.com/EZY9007/110362e0

U29007 LGW-VIE 20 minutes after takeoff has been doing laps over Southend airport for the last hour at 3000ft, burning fuel perhaps?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Algerian Military Il-76 Down Near Algiers
Replies: 29
Views: 4760

Re: Algerian Military Il-76 Down Near Algiers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-43724941
R.I.P.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-43724941
R.I.P.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lower-deck passenger sleeping facilities - Is this Airbus' way of making the A330 sell better?
Replies: 47
Views: 8793

Re: Is this Airbus' way of making the A330 sell better?

The same Zodiac that caused Boeing so many seat problems, oh well.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 new Business Class seats revealed at AIX
Replies: 1
Views: 861

Re: 2 new Business Class seats revealed at AIX

Nice to see that they went with Jamco, good track record, if they had chosen Zodiac they would never get off the ground.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Union action in Germany 10/04
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Lufthansa cancels 800 flights amid strike action

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43704488

Crazy situation.
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9th April.
"The walk-out does not involve Lufthansa's own staff but public sector workers such as ground handlers at Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Bremen airports."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43704488

Crazy situation.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC sickness closes Gatwick airport.
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

Re: ATC sickness closes Gatwick airport.

It does sound a bit strange that they could not find someone to work some overtime over the 2 day period, hmmm.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC sickness closes Gatwick airport.
Replies: 9
Views: 3148

ATC sickness closes Gatwick airport.

Gatwick Airport was forced to temporarily shut its runway four times because of staff sickness, causing flights to be diverted and delays. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43698803 "The runway was closed to enable the controller to take mandatory breaks on shift through Sunday and Monday.&q...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Nailed

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

thinking before drinking, but after ............

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Fangs

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by readytotaxi
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 1846

Re: Word Game Q2 2018

Vampire

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 1158

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2018

reflective, the glass is half ...........

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by readytotaxi
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings
Replies: 66
Views: 1695

Re: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings

Demonstrates the low value some people have life.

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