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by vsmike
Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Put Livery To Employee Vote
Replies: 338
Views: 49694

RE: AA To Put Livery To Employee Vote

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by vsmike
Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The CLEver Way Home
Replies: 37
Views: 12465

RE: The CLEver Way Home

Hi WBR, Great read. Your TRs are as interesting to read as is watching Palmjet in a cake/sweets shoppe. I especailly love the punctuation of avia-photography with that of local fowl. Makes me giggle - and think of Frontier Airlines at the same time. Cleveland, as you likely know, is often referred t...

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by vsmike
Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Who Said That Flying SUX?
Replies: 39
Views: 13292

RE: Who Said That Flying SUX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Widebodyroga" class="quote" target="_blank">Widebodyroga</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Oh, I'm intrigued. Maybe he'll a...

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by vsmike
Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Who Said That Flying SUX?
Replies: 39
Views: 13292

RE: Who Said That Flying SUX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Widebodyroga" class="quote" target="_blank">Widebodyroga</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>We couldn't be more different re...

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by vsmike
Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Who Said That Flying SUX?
Replies: 39
Views: 13292

RE: Who Said That Flying SUX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Widebodyroga" class="quote" target="_blank">Widebodyroga</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Why is that? Rural folk are (alm...

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by vsmike
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Who Said That Flying SUX?
Replies: 39
Views: 13292

RE: Who Said That Flying SUX?

Hi WBR, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Widebodyroga" class="quote" target="_blank">Widebodyroga</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I had a really nice chat w...

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by vsmike
Thu May 23, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aussie Outback Multi-stop With REX: TSV To ISA
Replies: 32
Views: 15073

RE: Aussie Outback Multi-stop With REX: TSV To ISA

Hi <acronym title="Air Saint-Pierre (France)">PJ</acronym>, You certainly do go up and down more times a day than... an elevator. But, I guess you like it that way. From all the juicy morsels in your <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>, the part I found most interesting was to...

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by vsmike
Sun May 05, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Fokker And Dash Lovin' Down Under: Alliance And QF
Replies: 22
Views: 11609

RE: Fokker And Dash Lovin' Down Under: Alliance And QF

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/palmjet" class="quote" target="_blank">palmjet</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The terminal facilities in Mackay are...

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by vsmike
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Canton Route To Australia: China Southern In J
Replies: 60
Views: 34696

RE: The Canton Route To Australia: China Southern In J

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/palmjet" class="quote" target="_blank">palmjet</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Garuda has made a lot of positive changes ...

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by vsmike
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Canton Route To Australia: China Southern In J
Replies: 60
Views: 34696

RE: The Canton Route To Australia: China Southern In J

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/palmjet" class="quote" target="_blank">palmjet</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Many people have in the past queried ...

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by vsmike
Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dashing To Toronto City (YTZ) With Porter
Replies: 35
Views: 16310

RE: Dashing To Toronto City (YTZ) With Porter

I rest my case.
I really do.

Really.

VSM

[Edited 2013-01-10 09:26:27]

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by vsmike
Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Rochester Approach: A Narrative
Replies: 2
Views: 3521

RE: The Rochester Approach: A Narrative

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KingFriday013" class="quote" target="_blank">KingFriday013</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Time stops. Where am I? W...

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by vsmike
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dashing To Toronto City (YTZ) With Porter
Replies: 35
Views: 16310

RE: Dashing To Toronto City (YTZ) With Porter

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/palmjet" class="quote" target="_blank">palmjet</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>is a mouthful!</i></font></td></tr></...

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by vsmike
Mon Jan 07, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32
Replies: 27
Views: 13308

RE: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/palmjet" class="quote" target="_blank">palmjet</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i> Ozark Airlines - When Three Swallows Woul...

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by vsmike
Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32
Replies: 27
Views: 13308

RE: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vsmike" class="quote" target="_blank">vsmike</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>- Canada is not a real country. I mean, is i...

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by vsmike
Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32
Replies: 27
Views: 13308

RE: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32

Maplepalmjet (thanks Stojan), The root of my confuggelation comes from: - King Air 100 is not a commercial aircraft. - Jetstream J32 is not a commercial aircraft (although, a bit more arguable than a King Air B100, given that UAX flew them out of <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IA...

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by vsmike
Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32
Replies: 27
Views: 13308

RE: A Daytrip With Pascan Aviation: King Air, AT4, J32

Why? Oh why? I don't understand any of this.

(filler)

(filler)

Why?
VSM

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by vsmike
Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Creebec Dash 8 Multistop: Montreal-Chisasibi
Replies: 34
Views: 18744

RE: Air Creebec Dash 8 Multistop: Montreal-Chisasibi

WTF? I haven't seen so many conjunctive vowels in singluar city names... since... since... Aamsteerdaam! Honestly, I wasn't sure if you were speaking Dutch or some Franco-Inuit dialect. Very interesting <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> to places, frankly, I'm not sure reall...

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by vsmike
Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: In The East With WestJet: St John's To Montreal
Replies: 26
Views: 14670

RE: In The East With WestJet: St John's To Montreal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ghYHZ" class="quote" target="_blank">ghYHZ</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Huh?........what is this “Frenchy” aircraft?</...

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by vsmike
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: In The East With WestJet: St John's To Montreal
Replies: 26
Views: 14670

RE: In The East With WestJet: St John's To Montreal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/palmjet" class="quote" target="_blank">palmjet</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>we cross into US airspace for a time before ...

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by vsmike
Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Twotter Or Not? Air Labrador & Air Canada
Replies: 29
Views: 19689

RE: To Twotter Or Not? Air Labrador & Air Canada

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>, as always. Thankfully all of your photos are in focus... something that makes other TRs on this site... well, a bit odd & undesirable to read. I find it strange that Canada has: - military jets -- why? - an aviation history -- how...

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by vsmike
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Goose'n'Gander: To Goose Bay With AC Express
Replies: 34
Views: 17526

RE: Goose'n'Gander: To Goose Bay With AC Express

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>, but I'm left struggling to reconcile a few things: 1. What's the point in operating aircraft on these routes? Surely a dog sled would suffice, eh? 2. Bulgarians in far northern Outpostal-Canada? Seems... impractical, by design. Were y...

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by vsmike
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Terranova Transatlantic: AC A319 To St John's
Replies: 50
Views: 31755

RE: Terranova Transatlantic: AC A319 To St John's

Neat report from an easily forgotten corner of the planet. Like you, I had only thought of these isolated land masses as way markers for TATL crossings - as well as large breed types of dogs. But I guess people actually live there as well, only God knows why. Point-of-fact: I think the area was sett...

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by vsmike
Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Shiny City Debut: Alitalia's New E-Jet To Milan
Replies: 31
Views: 20437

RE: A Shiny City Debut: Alitalia's New E-Jet To Milan

Is this <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> Ejet in the old colurs, or new? I can't tell. Why aren't the seats green, inside? How else can one tell which airline they're on? Bring back the green seats, green carpets & green curtains. It's like a leperchaun vomited inside an Italian ai...

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by vsmike
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 1 Long Day, 3 Short Virgins: Virgin's New ATR72
Replies: 29
Views: 14881

RE: 1 Long Day, 3 Short Virgins: Virgin's New ATR72

Palmhands, Another trip report worthy of an American "World Series" title!! Well done as always! I have a couple of comments (would I be me if I didn't?): ] <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a hr...

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by vsmike
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Little MAD Trip: BA Cityflyer (J): MAD-LCY
Replies: 27
Views: 13877

RE: A Little MAD Trip: BA Cityflyer (J): MAD-LCY

Palmjet, Just FYI - winglets on 767s are dead sexy. I flew one from <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym>. It was <acronym...

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by vsmike
Mon Apr 11, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: "888": 8hrs, 8 Segments On An Aussie Dash 8 (pics)
Replies: 78
Views: 24515

RE: "888": 8hrs, 8 Segments On An Aussie Dash 8 (pics)

Umm. Yeah. Wow! Excellent report. A lil' too much DashTrash for me. Maybe SkyTrans will one day upgrade their reservations provider <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> their aircraft?! "Do Not Pull" - reminds me of the grubby fingers of novi...

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by vsmike
Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Iceland Yes, Volcano No, FI451 LHR-KEF (pics)
Replies: 47
Views: 23497

RE: Iceland Yes, Volcano No, FI451 LHR-KEF (pics)

I dunno... Iceland is on my "list" after the Great Eruption of Edrtfghbjnm54678ui9ojkl.;hkull disrupting the world's entire avia-cycle this past summer. Any country which would allow this to happen needs to be Checked. To clarify, by "allowed this to happen", I mean naming a volcano: Edrfgjmn,l.;/'5...

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by vsmike
Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Finnair Longhaul Cont. Part II HKG-HEL-ARN
Replies: 18
Views: 25299

RE: Finnair Longhaul Cont. Part II HKG-HEL-ARN

My only issue with AY is the "Backwards F" logo.

I suggest for them to fly the plane sideways in order to -attempt- to correct the F.

Thanks,
VSM

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by vsmike
Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Keep Climbing & Don't Stop - 48hr DL Marathon
Replies: 27
Views: 20727

RE: Keep Climbing & Don't Stop - 48hr DL Marathon

P/J, This was a very good trip report. Nay, it was a great trip report. Stellar, actually. It was much better than I had expected it to be. Honestly, and lets be honest here, this was a fantastic trip report! Probably the best I've ever read with my eyes! Who am I kidding? This <acronym title="Islan...

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by vsmike
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Almost AF ATR72: Skyteam Skip LHR-TLS (w/pics)
Replies: 31
Views: 15273

RE: Almost AF ATR72: Skyteam Skip LHR-TLS (w/pics)

AF & the Skyteam network are masters of the old last-minute aircraft switch'aroo... just as the French are masters of the baguette, the day-old croissant, and a mediocre table wine (let's face it, champagne is the only decent albeit short shelf-life thing to come off a French mountainside since ...

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by vsmike
Sun Sep 05, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Woeful IB, Wonderful Binter - The Canaries W/pics
Replies: 19
Views: 9877

RE: Woeful IB, Wonderful Binter - The Canaries W/pics

Iberia sux! And so does OneWorld founding airline: Mexicana. Must be an español thing, but NOT a Puerto Rican thing... What does "Binter Binter Binter" even mean?? What's the deal with that SBA 763? Either they've hired someone away from NW (clutching on to his love of the colour red), or they've re...

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by vsmike
Sat Apr 17, 2010 2:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LGW - Mykonos (w/pics) On EZY
Replies: 13
Views: 13910

RE: LGW - Mykonos (w/pics) On EZY

Palmsmack, μπράβο! γειά σου! The Grecian sun is yummy!! Oilve oil rubbed on those tan bodies... Ummm. Anyhow, there are multiple times in your essay in which a red underline appears under a blank space. Is this a new feature on a.net?? What is this all about?? I'm admittedly confused, but this is wh...

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by vsmike
Thu Dec 31, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: E-jets In Australia Part II: CBR-SYD (pics)
Replies: 12
Views: 10110

RE: E-jets In Australia Part II: CBR-SYD (pics)

Senior Palmjet, !Hola! Interesting read indeed. <acronym title="Virgin Blue Airways (Australia)">DJ</acronym> must be, what...? The second most uncommon airline in all of Australia...? And not at all a unique brand, the likes of which can be found on nearly every continent on planet Earth. So, yes, ...

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by vsmike
Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Australian E-Jets: To Canberra With DJ (pics)
Replies: 22
Views: 14192

RE: Australian E-Jets: To Canberra With DJ (pics)

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by vsmike
Mon Dec 07, 2009 3:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Australian E-Jets: To Canberra With DJ (pics)
Replies: 22
Views: 14192

RE: Australian E-Jets: To Canberra With DJ (pics)

Palmers, Isn't "plonking" illegal in Australia? Having just been Down Under myself, I'm pretty sure Immigrations has posters hung in the arrivals hall warning foreigners (like myself) not to engage in any illicit plonking, potentially-plonking activities, or plonking-esque behavior. And while I'm at...

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by vsmike
Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways, Beaches And Barra
Replies: 27
Views: 18157

RE: British Airways, Beaches And Barra

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by vsmike
Sun Oct 05, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways, Beaches And Barra
Replies: 27
Views: 18157

RE: British Airways, Beaches And Barra

Bloody fantastic <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>, Palmfronds. I'm a bit surprised that the BAA don't have their dirty hands into BRRs airport. Surely it can be profitably commercialized? Speaking strictly as a Floridian, I have to say that beaches should be relegated mostl...

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by vsmike
Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QFLink -Dash8-400 BNE To CNS - Part 2 (pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 12559

RE: QFLink -Dash8-400 BNE To CNS - Part 2 (pics)

Your pocket cam is a Sony.
I know the store and get a strange sense of Vu da' je everytime I go in there... Odd. Not.

VSM

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by vsmike
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QFLink -Dash8-400 BNE To CNS - Part 2 (pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 12559

RE: QFLink -Dash8-400 BNE To CNS - Part 2 (pics)

OK, Palmjob... you've got stop. Your tails of intrigue, mystery and aviadventure are overwhelming my chubby senses. Why the push to make your stories sooo... educational? I don't give a high holy [email protected] about Australian history (unless it has to do with British exiled convicts). Show me Auss'airplanes...

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by vsmike
Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dashing Up The Queensland Coast - Part I (pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 6147

RE: Dashing Up The Queensland Coast - Part I (pics)

Palmjet... Wow. Wow. Wow. What more can I say that you haven't already here? This is another example of your shining journalistic talents... everything the reader could want: touching antidotes dashed with hardline fact and sprinkled gently with fabulicious photos (Good Gawd... of food, too). As a r...

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by vsmike
Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Go Air G8 376: 23/SEP/07: MAA-HYD: Y Cabin
Replies: 18
Views: 21737

RE: Go Air G8 376: 23/SEP/07: MAA-HYD: Y Cabin

Nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! Love the pics... took me back to time I spent working/traveling in India. Been to all the usual suspect airports, and have flown GoAir a number of times... The interiors of their a/c do not change with respect to the tail color, no. As...

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by vsmike
Sat Oct 27, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EVA Air A330-200 Narita NRT To Taipei TPE [pics]
Replies: 10
Views: 16861

RE: EVA Air A330-200 Narita NRT To Taipei TPE [pics]

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by vsmike
Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EVA Air A330-200 Narita NRT To Taipei TPE [pics]
Replies: 10
Views: 16861

RE: EVA Air A330-200 Narita NRT To Taipei TPE [pics]

First of all, Palmjet, another great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. I enjoy reading your reports much more than most... those <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Ki...

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by vsmike
Sat Oct 13, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SK:London City (LCY) To Copenhagen (CPH) With Pics
Replies: 17
Views: 12611

RE: SK:London City (LCY) To Copenhagen (CPH) With Pics

Stickypalms, Yet another nice report, which is well worth reading by literate people with eyes and an interest in living vicariously through another's flight experiences! But all the same, maybe not worth flying SAS Commuter on an intra-European "Businessman's" special flights... I have heard rumour...

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by vsmike
Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hiroshima (HIJ) To Sapporo (CTS) On JAL With Pics
Replies: 18
Views: 11407

RE: Hiroshima (HIJ) To Sapporo (CTS) On JAL With Pics

Palmjet, Nice trip report. I am so unfamiliar with that part of the world, but would love to go myself one day. Great photos accompaning your report. Looks like everyone had a gay 'ole time (happy). I have a couple comments on your observations: 1. "Bounding down the jetway?" -- I'll bet you looked ...

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by vsmike
Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL LAX-TIJ And FLL-SDQ Discontinued
Replies: 35
Views: 5483

RE: DL LAX-TIJ And FLL-SDQ Discontinued

Dang! This is a shame. I was just getting used to flying the <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International (TIJ / MMTJ), Mexico">TIJ</acronym> route. I do occasional work in <acronym title="Tijuana - General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International (TIJ / MMTJ), Mexico">TIJ</acron...

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by vsmike
Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SOU, Terrorism & Operation Rainbow
Replies: 49
Views: 4357

RE: SOU, Terrorism & Operation Rainbow

All, Yeah... I concede. As visityyj said, it is a sign of the times. But it is our collective willingness to accept this treatment as the new "norm" that burns me to the core. I'm not upset with the officer, nor the police department. They are, afterall, just doing their jobs. But when "just doing a...

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by vsmike
Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SOU, Terrorism & Operation Rainbow
Replies: 49
Views: 4357

RE: SOU, Terrorism & Operation Rainbow

Paulc - Thanks for the clarification. I had no idea the Bush family was in proximity. That might explain things. I have been all around the EU spotting, and have enjoyed many of the purpose-built facilities. I praise their inclusion into an airport's plans. But I have always had a sweet-spot for the...

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by vsmike
Tue Jun 19, 2007 6:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SOU, Terrorism & Operation Rainbow
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SOU, Terrorism & Operation Rainbow

Well, this is it. Last Friday, June 15, 2007 @ approx. 11AM, I was approached by 2 Constables for the Hampshire Police whilst photographing & spotting atop the multistory car park at <acronym title="Southampton - Eastleigh (SOU / EGHI), United Kingdom">SOU</acronym>. The normal questions ensued: Who...

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