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by KBOS
Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 NFL Charters
Replies: 111
Views: 17984

Re: 2020 NFL Charters

Patriots are still on Delta, flying from Boston tomorrow as DAL 8871. I'll have to drive by Green to see if N36NE is parked in it usual place.

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by KBOS
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Midway" movie is worth watching
Replies: 18
Views: 1768

Re: "Midway" movie is worth watching

I watch yearly the Midway movie from the 70's starring Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, and a million other old salt stars. The one and only, a remake was not necessary Woody Harrelson ? YHGTBKM Besides it had a lot of real vintage planes flying in the shots as well as a lot of USN film ...

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by KBOS
Wed May 20, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top of the Hub in Boston Permantely Closed
Replies: 10
Views: 1143

Re: Top of the Hub in Boston Permnantely Closed

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_ ... setts.html )....


Nope, you can't. It's been closed since 09/11/01
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Revelation wrote:
Tourism, what's that?

Seems those who get turned on by this kind of the thing still can go to The Top of the Cock ( https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_ ... setts.html )....


Nope, you can't. It's been closed since 09/11/01

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by KBOS
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Navy may reinstate fired Captain of Navy Carrier
Replies: 126
Views: 6455

Re: Updated: Navy may reinstate fired Captain of Navy Carrier

I hope our Navy has the integrity to do the right thing and the transparency for us all to trust them, because this is all in their hands. That is for sure, let us hope they do, we need all the transparency we can get theses days. We also need to maintain esprit de Corps among our voluntary service...

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by KBOS
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Patriots 767-300 Flies N95 Masks from China to U.S.
Replies: 53
Views: 6334

Re: Patriots 767-300 Flies N95 Masks from China to U.S.

Always appreciate the clear and concise posts wjc- Are the team planes trackable on FR24 or Flightaware? You're too nice. I figured that our membership is so internationally diverse that not everybody would know who the New England Patriots were. The aircraft are on occasion trackable on FlightAwar...

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by KBOS
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Early nominee for the year's Darwin Award
Replies: 30
Views: 1644

Re: Early nominee for the year's Darwin Award

alfa164 wrote:
einsteinboricua wrote:
You can tell that flat-earthers don't really have any brain to speak of. If Earth is flat, why don't they fly over to the edge and take a picture?


Maybe they would... if their rocket wouldn't fail...

;)


The rocket looks like it worked fine, it was the parachute that let him down....quickly.

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by KBOS
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legal Releases for Residents Living Near Airports
Replies: 22
Views: 3104

Re: Legal Releases for Residents Living Near Airports

My house is three miles off the end of runway 23 at KPVD. When we were looking at it for the first time we were sitting outside waiting for the sellers agent. A Southwest 737 went right over low and loud, our real estate agent turned white as a ghost figuring he just blew the sale, I turned to him a...

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by KBOS
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you do for work?
Replies: 108
Views: 20742

Re: What do you do for work?

I went to flight school to become a pilot, went blind in one eye so that ended that.
I now work for the Navy building and maintaining ship simulators. All those hours playing FS have paid off :)

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by KBOS
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 141
Views: 16940

Re: American Football - It's back!

This season will end the same as last season.......with Tom Brady hoisting the Lombardi :)

Go Pats!

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by KBOS
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A question once again about PVD.
Replies: 18
Views: 1526

Re: A question once again about PVD.

I'm 4 miles off the end of 23 in Edgewood. I'll be sure to be on the lookout for this!

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by KBOS
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 144
Views: 26747

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

"Same answer you can have for when any rich person does something. Because they can, not because it necessarily is the cheapest or smartest option. I think they did/do own two 767s - N36NE and N225NE. No clue if both are still active or not." They still have 2. N36NE is used most often, I'...

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by KBOS
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Toddlers bag belt ride in ATL
Replies: 47
Views: 7267

Re: Toddlers bag belt ride in ATL

I have a confession....I did this at Logan in 1974. The Concorde came for the dedication of the Volpe Terminal (E). There was a large crowd outside around the aircraft and I was a 13 year old cutting school. I went downstairs and the baggage belt was running with nothing on it. I went to the far end...

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by KBOS
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 96
Views: 22196

Re: NFL 2018 Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

The patriots 767s did at least 3 trips back and forth today between PVD and ATL all with various UDG flight numbers They had both planes at Green. Looks like N225NE came in at 5AM and went back to ATL around 8 then both planes came back that afternoon, N35NE at 2:40 and N225NE shortly after 3. There...

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by KBOS
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New England Patriots arrival... Delta TOC? video
Replies: 31
Views: 4891

Re: New England Patriots arrival... Delta TOC? video

The seldom used 767 #2 (N225NE) is about to leave KPVD for Atlanta with the family members UDG246 is the call sign.

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by KBOS
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sports Fan trivia question
Replies: 16
Views: 1926

Re: Sports Fan trivia question

Teams haven’t changed ownership hands?

Patriots founded in 61 but changed owners from the Sullivans, to Orthwin to Kraft, the Celtics and Sox have been sold as well, don't recall how long Jacobs has owned the Bruins. My guess 2 teams played for the title with one winning.

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by KBOS
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sports Fan trivia question
Replies: 16
Views: 1926

Re: Sports Fan trivia question

I'm stumped....any clues?

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by KBOS
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Coming of Age movie
Replies: 32
Views: 1963

Re: The Correct Coming of Age movie

My pick would be Dazed and Confused....the music, the party's, the cars...I even had a 70 GTO in high school just like the movie....mine wasn't as nice but boy was it fast.

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by KBOS
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 seat convertible advice
Replies: 24
Views: 1440

Re: 2 seat convertible advice

I went from a TR-7 to a second generation Miata, drove the Miata for 20 years without a single problem. I changed the engine in the TR-7 almost as often as I changed the oil. Both were a blast to drive but the Mazda was far more dependable.

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by KBOS
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?
Replies: 35
Views: 2710

Re: Anyone here play non-aviation related simulator games ?

I work for the Navy building and repairing simulators, I get to use them every day before training starts just to make sure everything is working.We use a program called VShip where I can drive pretty much any ship the Navy owns. We mostly train the Destroyer and LCS crews but carriers and supply sh...

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by KBOS
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Super Constellation simulator video
Replies: 6
Views: 1691

Re: Super Constellation simulator video

Wow....
I work on ship simulators for the Navy so I know just how difficult that was to create. I don't get to fly as often as I would like but I do get to drive destroyers every day.

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by KBOS
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 147
Views: 30186

Re: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

Does anyone know what the reg's for the Patriots 767 are ? N36NE N225NE N36NE arrived at KPVD last night at 1:10, it was originally scheduled to arrive at 4pm so I wasn't able to see it land. Drove by TF Green this morning and it's sitting at gate 3A and looks spectacular. :) Looking forward to see...

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by KBOS
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 147
Views: 30186

Re: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

I was hoping to see the Patriots plane this weekend but it looks like they will still be flying Delta. Flightaware shows 2 757's due in Saturday morning using flight #8879 one from JFK the other ATL. The photo of it flying over my house will have to wait....

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by KBOS
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)
Replies: 147
Views: 30186

Re: 2017 NFL Charters (Airlines/Flight Numbers)

Patriots don't have the new planes yet....departed KPVD this afternoon on a Delta 752 as flight 8878 Going to West Virginia for a few days of practice with Houston before the game on Saturday.

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by KBOS
Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Much Maligned 747's Age
Replies: 20
Views: 10769

RE: The Much Maligned 747's Age

The 747's first test flight was 46 years ago today.....Feb 9, 1969

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by KBOS
Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Extra Flights And Upgrades For Superbowl XLIX?
Replies: 27
Views: 3917

RE: Extra Flights And Upgrades For Superbowl Xlix?

Patriots left from Logan today. Flew a 767-400 N836MH instead of the usual 300. Used regular 8868 flight number.

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by KBOS
Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Petition For TLC To Cancel Anti-gay Family's Show
Replies: 81
Views: 5434

RE: Petition For TLC To Cancel Anti-gay Family's Show

What annoys me is The Loser Channel is part of my cable package. I should be able to call and have that as well as other channels I will never watch removed. I'm forced to financially support this garbage. If the Bruins games were on free <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> I'd du...

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by KBOS
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757 Flies JFK To LGA
Replies: 68
Views: 19450

RE: Trump's 757 Flies JFK To LGA

A few times a year Delta would send a 767 from Boston to Providence to pick up the Patriots. Flying time 10-15 min.

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by KBOS
Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columnist : Enough With Boston Strong Already
Replies: 38
Views: 2323

RE: Columnist : Enough With Boston Strong Already

Well it is getting a bit worn out but all the proceeds from merchandise with Boston Strong on it goes to the One Fund which goes to the victims and their families. Knowing where the money is going makes it easier to tolorate.

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by KBOS
Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blues Brothers Mall Chase Revisited
Replies: 7
Views: 1475

RE: Blues Brothers Mall Chase Revisited

The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year!

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by KBOS
Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Favorite TV Show (s)? Current Or Not...
Replies: 51
Views: 7498

RE: You Favorite TV Show (s)? Current Or Not...

Baa Baa Blacksheep......mostly for the F4U Corsairs

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by KBOS
Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The '13 Boston Red Sox Are World Series Champions!
Replies: 41
Views: 3067

RE: The '13 Boston Red Sox Are World Series Champions!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IADCA" class="quote" target="_blank">IADCA</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Aaron Boone says hi.</i></font></td></tr></tab...

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by KBOS
Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The '13 Boston Red Sox Are World Series Champions!
Replies: 41
Views: 3067

RE: The '13 Boston Red Sox Are World Series Champions!

I'm hoping the Cubs will have this happen to them very, very soon!
Theo will get them there eventually......

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by KBOS
Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The '13 Boston Red Sox Are World Series Champions!
Replies: 41
Views: 3067

RE: The '13 Boston Red Sox Are World Series Champions!

Still a bit hung over from partying like it was 1918.........  

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by KBOS
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest Sporting "chokes" In History
Replies: 96
Views: 4939

RE: Biggest Sporting "chokes" In History

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cargolex" class="quote" target="_blank">Cargolex</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>I am not a Red Sox fan. I am a Yankee fa...

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by KBOS
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biggest Sporting "chokes" In History
Replies: 96
Views: 4939

RE: Biggest Sporting "chokes" In History

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/casinterest" class="quote" target="_blank">casinterest</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Ahh we can add Buckner to the list...

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by KBOS
Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting At Washington Navy Yard
Replies: 140
Views: 5460

RE: Shooting At Washington Navy Yard

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">Fr8mech</a> (<a href="#82" class="quote">Reply 82</a>):<br/><i> See, this is what I want to know. This is...

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by KBOS
Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013 NFL Charters
Replies: 77
Views: 22320

RE: 2013 NFL Charters

Patriots came in last night as DL 8868, not the usual 8870.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8868

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by KBOS
Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pet Pics Thread!
Replies: 34
Views: 4589

RE: Pet Pics Thread!

<center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=6414&filename=phpYP55cq.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/6414/middle/phpYP55cq.jpeg" width="648" height="486" border="0"/></a></td></tr></table><t...

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by KBOS
Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800... A Shoot Down? New Testimonials Emerge.
Replies: 271
Views: 37773

RE: TWA 800... A Shoot Down? New Testimonials Emerge.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/idlewildchild" class="quote" target="_blank">idlewildchild</a> (<a href="#59" class="quote">Reply 59</a>):<br/><i>I remember that day like it wa...

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by KBOS
Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Moved About A Year Ago And Now I Regret It. Long
Replies: 52
Views: 5911

RE: I Moved About A Year Ago And Now I Regret It. Long

Good Luck!

Just don't become a Cowboy fan....... 

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by KBOS
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Verizon Customers: NSA Knows About All Your Calls
Replies: 91
Views: 3816

RE: Verizon Customers: NSA Knows About All Your Calls

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WestJet747" class="quote" target="_blank">WestJet747</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>I thought it's technically possible ...

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by KBOS
Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Gloss: Leaving For The Navy.
Replies: 68
Views: 4977

RE: Self Gloss: Leaving For The Navy.

Congrats Rutley21! If you do your 4 week engineering course in Newport <acronym title="PT Mandala Airlines (Indonesia)">RI</acronym>, stop up at the <acronym title="Aero Continente (Peru)">N6</acronym> (<acronym title="Kingfisher Airlines (India) AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym>) office an...

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by KBOS
Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2012 NFL Charters
Replies: 57
Views: 19134

RE: 2012 NFL Charters

Patriots almost ready to depart....they always run a bit late.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/VIR9965

[Edited 2012-10-25 16:41:40]

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by KBOS
Fri Oct 12, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worst Driving Offenders...
Replies: 40
Views: 3936

RE: Worst Driving Offenders...

One link, coming up...... <a href="http://www.google.com/imgres?q=megan+barnes&hl=en&sa=X&biw=1200&bih=1384&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnso&tbnid=4vChnaD8D2Ht8M:&imgrefurl=http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/photogallery/embarrassing-arrests.html%3FcurPhoto%3D7&docid=xBzrFpPX...

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by KBOS
Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USS Constitution Sails, Second Time In 130 Years
Replies: 5
Views: 2673

RE: USS Constitution Sails, Second Time In 130 Years

Here's a video of it from the Navy....

http://youtu.be/qC2wLwJBADE


Sorry I missed it myself....

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by KBOS
Tue Jun 26, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Pet
Replies: 103
Views: 7925

RE: Post A Pic Of Your Pet

Here is my puppy Wayne.... (1 year old last May) <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=6414&filename=phpdVhgV2.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/6414/middle/phpdVhgV2.jpeg" width="648" ...

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by KBOS
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What The Hell Is Wrong With Kids These Days?
Replies: 80
Views: 6063

RE: What The Hell Is Wrong With Kids These Days?

Hopefully, they will no longer be able to ride the bus to school. Maybe the parents can teach them some manners when they have to drive them in every morning.......

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by KBOS
Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Else Like Films Soundtracks (film Scores)?
Replies: 49
Views: 3968

RE: Anyone Else Like Films Soundtracks (film Scores)?

About the only soundtrack I would add would be from 1972's The Sting.
I love anything with piano.....

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by KBOS
Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Is The USS Iowa, Supposed To Dock In LA?
Replies: 1
Views: 1662

RE: When Is The USS Iowa, Supposed To Dock In LA?

The ship will be towed to Los Angeles sometime between December and January and could be open to the public by the summer of 2012. <a href="http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Los-Angeles-Wins-USS-Iowa-Bid-129328813.html" target="_blank">http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/lo...s-Wins-USS-Iowa-Bid...

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