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by KYIPpilot
Fri Sep 02, 2005 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The U.S.A. In A Decline?
Replies: 52
Views: 3131

RE: Is The U.S.A. In A Decline?

Yes, I think so, and The reasons have been stated above. I totally agree with Superfly. The US is an empire, and throughout history, all great empires have fallen. Ours may not be catastrophic or quick, but we will fall from number one. To take our place....China. They are rapidly passing us in almo...

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by KYIPpilot
Wed Aug 03, 2005 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A340 Off Runway In YYZ
Replies: 570
Views: 104756

Air France A340 Off Runway In YYZ

It seems that it may have been hydroplaning rather than windshear, as windshear would affect the approach and initial touchdown, but not causing it to skid off the end. Heavy rain has been occuring in <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">...

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by KYIPpilot
Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:19 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Make A Guess: Exactly How Old Is Johan?
Replies: 15
Views: 1219

RE: Make A Guess: Exactly How Old Is Johan?

Wayfarer, you managed to post a thread without a picture in your post!

 Wow! Wow! Wow!

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Monetary Donation To Airlines.net Site Question
Replies: 13
Views: 1175

RE: Monetary Donation To Airlines.net Site Question



Here is a picture of money for those that don't know.  Wink

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by KYIPpilot
Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beginning Of The End For NDB Procedures
Replies: 21
Views: 8895

RE: Beginning Of The End For NDB Procedures

<i>Why get rid of the procedures if the beacons are not being decommissioned? If it's not broke, don't fix it. As far as I'm concerned, every little bit of redundancy helps, especially when you REALLY need it.</i> Simple. It saves the already cash strapped FAA millions to do this. They are however l...

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by KYIPpilot
Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern FLT. 401 Flew Over West Virginia: JFK-MIA?
Replies: 14
Views: 4201

RE: Eastern FLT. 401 Flew Over West Virginia: JFK-MIA?

This website has the only known picture of N310EA.

It also says the flight passed over Norfolk, VA on its way southbound. Pretty cool site.

http://www.geocities.com/donuts13/main_2.htm

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Jun 10, 2005 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End Of Zantop Airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 17346

RE: The End Of Zantop Airlines

Basically a lack of business coupled with high mx costs finally put them out. The mechanics there said the L-188's were hangar queens, and they have rather poor fuel economy. With the downturn in the auto industry, there was just not enough business to keep them afloat. I am surprised they made it t...

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End Of Zantop Airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 17346

RE: The End Of Zantop Airlines

Bennett123, only 2 or 3 L-188's were still airworthy. About 10-15 others are not; most don't have engines and have been parked for years. From what I have heard, they will be cut up for scrap on site.

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Jun 09, 2005 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End Of Zantop Airlines
Replies: 16
Views: 17346

The End Of Zantop Airlines

Well, unfortuneatly it finally happened. Zantop has closed its doors for good. I sure will miss the sound of the old Allison engines on the L-188's. Anyone here a former pilot/employee of Zantop, or have any good memories of them? Share them here. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARI...

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Jun 09, 2005 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest To Begin Nonstop Service From MEM To CAE
Replies: 23
Views: 6208

RE: Northwest To Begin Nonstop Service From MEM To CAE

Hmm, for a supposed Pinnacle pilot, one would think you should know better, B757capt. It seems you have overhauled your profile yet again. What happened to being a CRJ pilot?

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by KYIPpilot
Thu May 12, 2005 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyone Collects Something... What About You?
Replies: 74
Views: 3687

RE: Everyone Collects Something... What About You?

Happy meal toys. I have thousands of them.

Signed,
JCS17

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by KYIPpilot
Thu May 12, 2005 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Close Call At MSP
Replies: 22
Views: 7087

RE: Very Close Call At MSP

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by KYIPpilot
Tue May 10, 2005 10:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Loss Of Air Pressure
Replies: 10
Views: 7007

RE: Loss Of Air Pressure

Symptoms of hypoxia are limp muscle, vision problems, cianosis, and euphoria. I don't think you would feel much pain.

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by KYIPpilot
Wed May 04, 2005 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Isn't Action Being Taken In Darfur?
Replies: 64
Views: 3582

RE: Why Isn't Action Being Taken In Darfur?

As much as action should be taken, why the USA on its own??? We have our hands full as it is. You know, half the world says do something, and then if we were to get involved, we suddenly become the bad guy and the "worlds police." As said above, why doesn't Egypt, South Africa, and other powerful Af...

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by KYIPpilot
Sat Apr 30, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Rock Band
Replies: 66
Views: 3364

RE: Favourite Rock Band

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Guns N Roses
Van Halen
Doors
J Geils Band
Led Zeppelin
ACDC
Bob Seger
Green Day

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Apr 29, 2005 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Is/was A Lego-Maniac?
Replies: 62
Views: 7061

RE: Who Here Is/was A Lego-Maniac?

I had a whole lego city. One of the greatest toys of all time. When I was younger, my cousins and I used to play with lego for hours on end. Good times!!!!

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Apr 29, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Simple Question For Christians
Replies: 259
Views: 5192

RE: A Simple Question For Christians

I am not gay or religious, and if gay men want to what they do, then that is good and fine. I don't know why bible beaters cannot accept that people are gay. I do not think it is a choice. As stated above, why would any gay person subject themselves to what some of them go through, just to "be gay"?...

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Apr 28, 2005 4:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cessna 172 Records
Replies: 16
Views: 5777

RE: Cessna 172 Records

According to this months Flying magazine, there are 21,388 pre-1987 Cessna 172's currenty registered. It says Cessna built 33,629 pre-1987.

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Mar 31, 2005 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest Sports Rival Where You Live?
Replies: 36
Views: 1758

RE: Biggest Sports Rival Where You Live?

Around here (SE MI), it is University of Michigan vs. Ohio State.

Also, the Red Wings and Avs, but it is not as intense as it used to be.

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 25, 2005 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Removed Labeling On Their A/c?
Replies: 56
Views: 8324

RE: AA Removed Labeling On Their A/c?

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Mar 24, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huge Explosion At Texas Refinery
Replies: 35
Views: 2791

RE: Huge Explosion At Texas Refinery

Off topic, but L-188, what is there to do in Galena for 6 weeks?

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Mar 24, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China As A Future Superpower
Replies: 66
Views: 2630

RE: China As A Future Superpower

I definately think they will be. And to the people who say they must be stopped, and that they will fail, why should they be stopped; when we in the US where in the same position 100-200 years ago? I hate to say it, but just because they will challenge our position does not mean they have to stopped...

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by KYIPpilot
Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Ya Could Bring Back 1 Musician From The Dead...
Replies: 66
Views: 3639

RE: If Ya Could Bring Back 1 Musician From The Dead...

Without a doubt, Ronnie Van Zant--lead singer for Lynyrd Skynyrd. Killed in a plane crash in Mississippi in 1977.

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by KYIPpilot
Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eight Dead In Another School Shooting
Replies: 142
Views: 4794

RE: Eight Dead In Another School Shooting

While it is a shame that this happened, a gun ban won't fix things.

What if he used a pipe bomb to blow up the school? Should we ban all pipes and explosives/products to build explosives? No. As Matt said, get to the root cause of these issues.

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by KYIPpilot
Tue Mar 22, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car Fall Funny Video
Replies: 20
Views: 2443

RE: Car Fall Funny Video

As much as I hate to say it, he deserved what he got. Think about that poor kid on the bike. All he wanted was a bike ride on a nice day, completely minding his own business, and some fucking asshole tries to seriously hurt him. I mean, could you imagine being hit with a car door like that? I hope t...

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by KYIPpilot
Mon Mar 21, 2005 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Illegal Immigration
Replies: 99
Views: 3048

RE: Illegal Immigration

No, because you still have a chance of being caught if you sneak in as well. Although there aren't near enough, there are border patrols that use vehicles and and aircraft. Thousands of illegals are caught every year trying to sneak in. If they did, where would they go from there? How do they get ar...

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by KYIPpilot
Mon Mar 21, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Here Never Seen Snow?
Replies: 20
Views: 2972

RE: Has Anyone Here Never Seen Snow?

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by KYIPpilot
Mon Mar 21, 2005 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Here Never Seen Snow?
Replies: 20
Views: 2972

Has Anyone Here Never Seen Snow?

Has anyone here never seen snow? In your entire lifetime. Those that were raised in south Florida? And I know everyone has seen it in pics and on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>, but I mean live in person. I am bored tonight and it seemed like an interesting question. I can't ...

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by KYIPpilot
Mon Mar 21, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Illegal Immigration
Replies: 99
Views: 3048

RE: Illegal Immigration

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by KYIPpilot
Mon Mar 21, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You First Encounter With Alcohol...
Replies: 10
Views: 1791

RE: You First Encounter With Alcohol...

I think for me it was a Labatt Blue. I had a sip when I was probably 7 or 8.

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 20, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Car, Where Do I Even Begin?
Replies: 103
Views: 3739

RE: New Car, Where Do I Even Begin?

While the mini cooper is a neat little vehicle, they cost 25k???? 25K you can get a hell of a lot more car (or truck or SUV) for 25K.

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 20, 2005 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Damn Those Greedy Oil Companies!
Replies: 83
Views: 3313

RE: Damn Those Greedy Oil Companies!

While that list is all fine and dandy, most people don't go through a couple gallons of bleach or windex or antifreeze EVERY day. So that list really doesn't justify high gas prices.

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 20, 2005 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do We Fight Forest Fires?
Replies: 28
Views: 8484

RE: Why Do We Fight Forest Fires?

<a href="http://www.dof.virginia.gov/fire/fire-causes.shtml" target=_blank>http://www.dof.virginia.gov/fire/fire-causes.shtml</a> Most forest fires in VA were human caused. Also read that 99% of forest fires in <acronym title="Vanguard Airlines (USA)">NJ</acronym> were caused by people. People cause...

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 20, 2005 4:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Navigational Lights
Replies: 14
Views: 2521

RE: Navigational Lights

Red is on the left wingtip, Green is on the right wingtip, and there is a white light on the tail. Same for ships, just no wingtips. Red = port and green = starboard. EDIT: Well at least for small GA planes the white light is on the tail. Not sure about airliners.<br><br>[Edited 2005-03-19 20:14:20]

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 20, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Navigational Lights
Replies: 14
Views: 2521

RE: Navigational Lights

It is an FAA requirement to have NAVlights on at night, meaning the red, green, and white light (on the tail) MUST be on at night. No exceptions.

It applies to everything from Cessna 152's to 747's.

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 18, 2005 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What US City Has The Most Beer Drinkers Per Capita
Replies: 17
Views: 9406

RE: What US City Has The Most Beer Drinkers Per Capita

It has got to be somewhere in the northern areas that have long winters, ie Montana, Minnesota, Dakota's, Michigan, New York, Maine, etc.

Look at Russia and its alcoholism rates....

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 18, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car From The Year You Were Born
Replies: 90
Views: 8775

RE: Car From The Year You Were Born

1985 Chevrolet full size pickupl. <a href="http://www.tocmp.com/brochures/GMTrucks/1985/images/1985%20Chevy%20Trucks-08_jpg.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.tocmp.com/brochures/GMTrucks/1985/images/1985%20Chevy%20Trucks-08_jpg.jpg" width=650 height=756 alt="http://www.tocmp.com/brochures/GMTr...

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 18, 2005 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers That Dont Have A Clue!
Replies: 58
Views: 9403

RE: Passengers That Dont Have A Clue!

Hey aaflyer, I bet you don't have a clue about Great Lakes shipping. Why? Because it is not your hobby, like it is mine and others. ATA is easy to confuse if you do not fly. Believe it or not, most people don't care what airline or even what airplane they fly on; all they want to do is get from poin...

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Why Do Criminals Run From Police?
Replies: 24
Views: 6774

RE: So Why Do Criminals Run From Police?

People run because they don't want consequences, and don't want to become a prison bitch. Everyone that runs has something to hide, usually drugs or a stolen car.

For some, its is just the thrill and the 15 minutes of fame.

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by KYIPpilot
Thu Mar 17, 2005 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Downtown Detroit?
Replies: 58
Views: 4630

RE: What Happened To Downtown Detroit?

I too hope that Detroit can get things back on track. I love going down to Belle Isle in the summer, and going to Mexicantown to get great food. My friends and I go all the time. I really think Detroit has some great architecture, and it is very interesting to drive through some of the more plighted...

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by KYIPpilot
Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For You Americans Who Think 'Soccer' Is Boring
Replies: 62
Views: 4851

RE: For You Americans Who Think 'Soccer' Is Boring

No disrespect meant, but I still think soccer is boring....

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by KYIPpilot
Wed Mar 16, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Everyone So "fascinated" With The US?
Replies: 43
Views: 4670

RE: Why Is Everyone So "fascinated" With The US?

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by KYIPpilot
Wed Mar 16, 2005 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Today I Received A $0.12 Refund Check From Geico..
Replies: 24
Views: 3731

RE: Today I Received A $0.12 Refund Check From Geico..

Since when are you charged to deposit or withdraw money from an account? I know I sure as hell am not charged...

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by KYIPpilot
Wed Mar 16, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A/C Pressurization
Replies: 12
Views: 3054

RE: A/C Pressurization

8,000 is still comfortable for people, and not too hard on the airframe. The air used for pressurization comes from the intake section of the jet engine, just before the combustion area. The air is called bleed air. It is highly compressed by the fans, and becomes very hot. It is run through a serie...

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone In Here Have There G.E.D?
Replies: 22
Views: 2436

RE: Anyone In Here Have There G.E.D?

May we ask what the reason behind getting your GED is? Did you drop out of high school? If you did, and I'm not saying you did, don't call US the losers.

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Real World
Replies: 19
Views: 2624

RE: The Real World

There is absolutely nothing real about the Real World. I wish MTV would just go away. They have such shit for TV shows. Ashlee Simpson, Newleyweds, and God knows what other crap is on there....

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by KYIPpilot
Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Classic TV Shows
Replies: 18
Views: 3031

RE: Favorite Classic TV Shows

Three Stooges
All in the Family
Hogan's Heroes
Green Acres
Ma and Pa Kettle

And if you can count it as a classic, I also love Cheers.

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 11, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is A Sqawk Code?
Replies: 28
Views: 19146

RE: What Is A Sqawk Code?

ZID, yes I know. Just trying to simplify it for the person asking the question.  Smile

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 11, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who Is "Driving" During Taxi?
Replies: 207
Views: 15561

RE: Who Is "Driving" During Taxi?

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by KYIPpilot
Fri Mar 11, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which A.net Members On A Reality Show
Replies: 40
Views: 3604

RE: Which A.net Members On A Reality Show

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