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by Aloha717200
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 448
Views: 70064

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

So...I am very confused by something. I am looking at flights for April through CDG, and what should I find but the A380 listed as operating a ight CDG-LAX on April 6. Is this an error or have we heard anything about AF potentially bringing the A380 back after COVID? To me that seems rather unlikely...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you voted in the US Election yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 2175

Re: Have you voted in the US Election yet?

I voted on the 13th, straight blue down the ballot. And so did the three people who came with me.

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by Aloha717200
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fivethirtyeight.com's Predictions for the US Fall Elections
Replies: 39
Views: 1630

Re: Fivethirtyeight.com's Predictions for the US Fall Elections

Their simulation is showing the President at a similar likelihood to the same point in 2016. In 2016, Comey’s revelation more than doubled the likelihood. In 2020, we haven’t had a revelation of that magnitude, and a far higher proportion of votes have already been locked in at this low point. It's...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3485

GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

Sen. Mike Lee of Utah says the quiet part out loud: "Democracy isn't the objective" This is... Not a good look for a sitting US Senator, or the GOP. Or the direction the party seems to be embracing. https://twitter.com/SenMikeLee/status/1314016169993670656?s=19 https://twitter.com/SenMikeL...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 20422

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

No reason not to do a real debate if Trump clears CDC protocol. Another Biden dodge. As for muting people all you have to do is turn off the mics of in person debate when the candidates time has expired. This is my frustration with Trump supporters. They really will defend him on literally anything...

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by Aloha717200
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP and Trump seek to bypass election results
Replies: 31
Views: 1693

Re: GOP and Trump seek to bypass election results

An absolute nightmare scenario is unfolding right now, and I'm honestly appalled that in the US we are legitimately seeing the GOP and the president actively seek to toss out the election results, install their own set of electors, and use the electoral college to keep the president in power regard...

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by Aloha717200
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP and Trump seek to bypass election results
Replies: 31
Views: 1693

GOP and Trump seek to bypass election results

An absolute nightmare scenario is unfolding right now, and I'm honestly appalled that in the US we are legitimately seeing the GOP and the president actively seek to toss out the election results, install their own set of electors, and use the electoral college to keep the president in power regardl...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 21918

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Aesma wrote:
If he's a goner and wins the election post mortem thanks to sympathy vote or renewed Democratic apathy, is Pence basically elected President, or would there need to be some additional steps ?


I believe Pence becomes president and then has to nominate a Vice President.

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by Aloha717200
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 20422

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

That is why there have been jumps for Biden in multiple states. you can do the research. https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/519225-new-polls-feed-gop-fears-of-biden-rout-over-trump No research needed, if this was remotely true Trump would have never won in 2016. And after Biden wins it'll be &qu...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 21918

Re: Hope Hicks Tests Positive for COVID

Actually, the past few hours it seems like more people are elated than upset and that things are starting to look up. Oh sure they are the same ones hoping that bad things happen to our president so they can get power. It truly is sickening but where our discourse has gone. For that, one would have...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 20422

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

He interrupted Trump over twice as many times. Trump was constantly talking over Biden when, as pre-agreed by both campaigns, Trump should have let Biden finish his 2 minutes. That is why Trump was interrupted. And even then, not nearly as often as the rules would have allowed. It must be quite int...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 21918

Re: Trump and Melania test positive for COVID 19

His hubris is going to come back to haunt him now. The irony of this is astounding.

His supporters sure seem quiet tonight on Twitter....

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by Aloha717200
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump campaign chief suicidal, taken to hospital
Replies: 35
Views: 2505

Re: Trump campaign chief suicidal, taken to hospital

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics ... p_politics
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I love how Tim Murtaugh says that it's the Democrats' fault that this happened. Gimme a break.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics ... p_politics

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by Aloha717200
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 20422

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

I am absolutely thrilled that the bar has been set so low for Biden in this debate. It'll be fun for me to watch him blow expectations (and Trump's chances of re-election) right out of the water.

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by Aloha717200
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation
Replies: 19
Views: 1010

Re: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation

Signs and persons at polling places are kept 100 feet from the entrance, if the snowflakes going to vote can’t handle this “pressure” then maybe they should re examine their lives and not leave their homes. Polling places in my town have had persons on and off over the years holding signs, etc, and...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders
Replies: 89
Views: 5331

Re: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders

I don't see a civil war breaking out but I'm not sure I see any real downside allowing block of states on either side of the divide decide to leave the union peacefully and form their own country. We could do things at a strategic level such as free trade and open borders like the EU but allow stat...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation
Replies: 19
Views: 1010

Re: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation

einsteinboricua wrote:
These are just simply great, fine, American patriots ensuring the sanctity and security of the vote! That's all there is.


Oh, yes, of course. Truly fine people. :spin:

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5136

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

This is legally a non-story, a key example of fake news. The US President has no influence on whether power should be transferred to a president-elect. I urge people to seek reputable facts, not listen to disinformation like this. Do not allow your level of ignorance to increase. . Exactly, Trump i...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation
Replies: 19
Views: 1010

Re: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation

I guess we all forgot this real fast. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-seeks-injunction-against-new-black-panther-party That's why I said: And whether you're left, right, blue or red, you're allowed to cast your vote. Voter intimidation of any kind is illegal. You're allowed to vot...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is Airliners.net's favorite plane?
Replies: 38
Views: 3060

Re: What is Airliners.net's favorite plane?

727
CV990
L1011
757
732
DC-8-70
MD-80

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation
Replies: 19
Views: 1010

POTUS supporters and voter intimidation

I found this very interesting: https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/trump-supporters-disrupt-early-voting-in-virginia/ As early voting has started and election day gets closer, it's important to remember that no one has the right to intimidate you away form voting. If you get to a polling place...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders
Replies: 89
Views: 5331

Re: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders

Article 1 ss 10 of the Constitution addresses that. As to a shooting war..probably not...https://www.nationalguard.mil/About-the-Guard/Army-National-Guard/About-Us/Leaders/. As you can see, the command structure of the National Guard is spread amongst the States..as are the units. Now if trump trie...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders
Replies: 89
Views: 5331

Re: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders

I think the civil war will happen because those who want MAGA forever will be in the tiny minority with all their guns and violence and demand everyone bow to their will. The tyranny of the minority but way worse than we have now. I would rather see MAGA form their own country. The old South. They ...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5136

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

That is incorrect. If the election results are not certified by 35 days after the election, and dragged out because of Trump's claims of voter fraud, it is possible for states with republican-led legislators to send electoral voters chosen by the president or the Republican party to certify the res...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders
Replies: 89
Views: 5331

Re: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders

A civil war against who? We are divided by political ideology, not by geographic locations or jobs. This is the other thing. A Civil War isn't even a remote possibility, but even if it were, between who? Blue States and Red States? Yeah... good luck with that. It would be between right wingers and ...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5136

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

The Supreme Court decides, doesn't it ? Strangely a left-wing justice just died. Strangely 17 GOP senators are ready to get back on their earlier promise and replace her with a right-wing nutjob before the election. All coincidence ? No, it doesn't decide, unless there is an electoral tie of some k...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders
Replies: 89
Views: 5331

Re: Possibility of second Civil War in US and State Borders

I believe we are in something of a "cold civil war" right now. Both sides vehemently hate each other, draw weapons on each other at protests, and recently, have begun killing each other. The flames are fanned on by POTUS who sees the unrest as working to his electoral advantage. Here in my...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5136

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

Why am I not surprised that the reaction from Trump supporters on this site is "fake news" and "but Hillary". You have a president of the United States actively saying "throw out the votes, there won't be a transition of power". You have a guy who has undermined our Dem...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5136

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

I saw this segment on the subject and I recommend showing it to anyone you can who isn't planning on voting this year. https://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/-chilling-hayes-unpacks-trump-s-vast-and-ongoing-project-to-steal-the-election-92424773888 This is serious. This isn't just some conspiracy theory...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5136

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

Chalking this up to his usual NY-style blustering. I sincerely do not believe he is intelligent enough to orchestrate some brilliant coup to stay in office. But good lord it does just further demonstrate how unfit he is for the office. He cannot be gone soon enough. I've never voted Democrat for pr...

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by Aloha717200
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nightmare Election Night Scenario - The Red Mirage
Replies: 75
Views: 4244

Re: Nightmare Election Night Scenario - The Red Mirage

Given the shenanigans from DeJoy at the USPS, I personally don't plan on voting absentee because I want to watch my ballot be accepted with my own two eyes. For that reason I'm donning a mask (Yes, they are effective) and going to the voting booth for early voting on the first day it opens in my sta...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 219
Views: 55206

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

I'll be staying a couple days to take final pictures of T1 and T2, as well as the D gates while I can. It's surreal to see the end of the old airport, considering that's where I first fell in love with aviation back in the early 90s, watching planes take off and land from the great vantage points of...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Construction Updates
Replies: 219
Views: 55206

Re: SLC Terminal Construction Updates

Press release from SLC airport today: https://slcairport.com/pressroom/news-releases/2020/salt-lake-city-international-airport-plans-transition-to-the-new-slc/ Looks like I'll be booking a flight for the 14th as that will be the last day all parts of the original airport will be accessible for trave...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Then Why Didn't You Stay in Mexico?"
Replies: 68
Views: 2336

Re: "Then Why Didn't You Stay in Mexico?"

Reading this thread, I think it's kinda gross that some are justifying bigotry and racism by saying it would be "better" for immigrants to stay where they'd fit in. Why dont we...I don't know...maybe not be racists and accept people of various ethnicities and backgrounds? Is it really that...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 387188

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Kind of fits the Lufthansa trend....doesn't radically change the branding but reduces everything down to a 2-color scheme. Certainly not the worst UA livery, which is awarded to the post-gray but pre-merger "shades of blue" mess. It's funny you say that, I think the Rising Blue livery was...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 387188

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

For the most part I like it... Though there seems to be something "missing" and I think I know exactly what that is.. Take the dark blue wavey cheatline and add another light blue, wavey cheatline just above it to make it two-tone. Perhaps widen it slightly. That.. would change everything....

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by Aloha717200
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 348
Views: 38609

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

Apparently it's now dropped 5 points. His approval is now tied for the lowest point of his presidency. Remember how our "minds are going to be blown" when he wins re-election? Yeah. I'll be remembering that quote on election night when he goes down in flames. And thank God for that. https:...

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by Aloha717200
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 808
Views: 41971

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Seriously. How dare DJT not give the Lunatic Left the smoking gun they wanted so badly? Maybe we can impeach him for being orange. Certainly an impeachable act in the minds of the LibRetards. I'm waiting for these Left leaning retards to be expelled from congress for miss use of their office in thi...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 348
Views: 38609

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

The Democrats have a great vision for the 21st century! Yeah, actually, we do. It's called acknowledging science, pursuing opportunities for fairness, equality, and progress in our society, rejuvenating our infrastructure, recognizing medicine as a fundamental human need and a fundamental human rig...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1092
Views: 187824

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Sun Country has announced LAS-RDM...wowza! Twice per week starting in late summer. I'm excited about this, although it does strongly suggest that any plans G4 had of entering RDM are now on hold, at best. That's a shame for me personally as I'd been coaxing them for months to give this route a seco...

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by Aloha717200
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Announces 6 New Routes
Replies: 45
Views: 9425

Re: Sun Country Announces 6 New Routes

There was rumor Allegiant was looking at re-adding that route. They were, but.... I don't think we will see G4 re-enter RDM now with the addition of SY. I had sent them a few letters urging them to jump on the expanding RDM market before someone else did first. Well, someone else did first! :spin:

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by Aloha717200
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Site that lets you view all routes of an airline on a single map
Replies: 19
Views: 14948

Re: Site that lets you view all routes of an airline on a single map

I just checked this out and its a fantastic resource. Thank you for sharing this!

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by Aloha717200
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer
Replies: 27
Views: 1858

Re: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer

Trump should be more concerned about being near hydroxilic acid. Pretty much everyone that has ever developed cancer had been in contact with it. The worst thing about it? It's in the air, especially during thunderstorms. That stuff is just as dangerous as dihydrogen monoxide! That'll be the next t...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 348
Views: 38609

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Heads will explode on Jan 20th, 2021


With any luck, the only heads exploding will be those of the GOP leadership and maga fanbois crying into their beers.

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by Aloha717200
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer
Replies: 27
Views: 1858

Re: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer

I think he just says crazy stuff like this to get attention (Lord knows he wants as much as possible) and to make his opponents flip out - he's pretty successful at that. As much disdain as I have for this guy, I find it hard to believe he really means half the nonsense he spews. Sound from wind tu...

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by Aloha717200
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer
Replies: 27
Views: 1858

Re: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer

[url][/url] Interesting CBS pulled their story on cell towers in school yards causing cancer shortly after it aired today. Hmmm. :stirthepot: https://www.cbs.com/shows/cbs_this_morning/video/7EnF48JVo49CXoX7op8j3CcBN7SZc9Rz/after-several-childhood-cancer-cases-at-one-school-parents-question-cell-tow...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 387188

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Hey! I tried adding the billboard titles here - looks better than I expected! I also thought it would be a pretty nice idea to name each of their aircraft after something inspirational :-) https://i.imgur.com/joMptdT.jpg If you're not already in design work, you should be. What a gorgeous rendition...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer
Replies: 27
Views: 1858

Trump: Wind Turbines Cause Cancer

Just when you think the guy couldn't up the ante on blatant misinformation and outright lies any further, he comes out with this gem: Apparently, the "sound" of wind turbines gives you cancer. https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/437096-trump-claims-noise-from-windmills-causes-cance...

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by Aloha717200
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 387188

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Maybe something more like this would be good? Keeps the grey under the belly so it's not just fully eurowhite ;-) :D :D :D https://i.imgur.com/czAL0wg.jpg It could also be good to cut the globe as I did here - I find it was quite an awkward shape when some was visible behind the tail That is actual...

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by Aloha717200
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country admits Cost-Cutting is hurting the airline
Replies: 41
Views: 6674

Re: Sun Country admits Cost-Cutting is hurting the airline

FlyingElvii wrote:
The outsourced MSP to DGS, and are surprised that Delta is getting better handling and priorities??



And elsewhere DGS is known for being the absolute lowest-paying of the contractors. Minimum wage or close to it is the standard. Sometimes you get what you pay for...

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