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by RussianJet
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs
Replies: 112
Views: 5059

Re: Apple iPhone 7 Event today 10am PT 6pm GMT links to blogs

Up to two hours extra battery life? That's inexcusably paltry. Getting rid of the jack is a total no for me too. I'll pass.

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by RussianJet
Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Public Wrong About Nearly Everything
Replies: 36
Views: 2820

RE: British Public Wrong About Nearly Everything

Thing is, whichever side of any political debate you're on, people inflate the concerns. This is not news at all. People have inaccurate ideas about what really goes on in politics?? Well, hold the presses. Sick of the entire debate, which has been every bit as disappointing on both sides as I feared.

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by RussianJet
Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The 11 Ugliest Aircraft Ever Built
Replies: 88
Views: 23437

RE: The 11 Ugliest Aircraft Ever Built

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BoeingGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">BoeingGuy</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I'd put the Bae146 and A310 on that list...

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by RussianJet
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 8282

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

As someone who has lived in Brussels a fair while now, and specifically ilved with a lot of weirdness the last year and very much so today, you're pretty much all full of crap and have no idea. Maybe close this thread and start a new one just debating the merits or otherwise of Islam. That's clearly...

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by RussianJet
Sat Mar 12, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's An "illegal Call" To A Pilot
Replies: 16
Views: 6648

RE: What's An "illegal Call" To A Pilot

Sounds possibly a little unprofessional to announce to the cabin that the company breached regulations, even if completely in the right. Is that a harsh thing to say?

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by RussianJet
Sat Mar 12, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Start STN To TXL
Replies: 44
Views: 10174

RE: BA Start STN To TXL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gazdon121" class="quote" target="_blank">Gazdon121</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>There is not much in Bishops Stortford...

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by RussianJet
Sat Mar 12, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Start STN To TXL
Replies: 44
Views: 10174

RE: BA Start STN To TXL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>a weekend away to Bishop's Stortfo...

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by RussianJet
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Start STN To TXL
Replies: 44
Views: 10174

RE: BA Start STN To TXL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHRFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">LHRFlyer</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>unless you fly <acronym title="London - ...

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by RussianJet
Fri Mar 11, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Leicester Win The Premiership? II
Replies: 123
Views: 6625

RE: Can Leicester Win The Premiership? II

Every last fibre of my being wants them to do it. They very obviously can, if they hold their nerve. They've beaten several big names and been consistent all season, but you can never write off the nerves as a risk, particularly against the games against worse clubs they know should be in the bag. C...

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by RussianJet
Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1. Scheduled "transatlantic" Flight Of A Q400
Replies: 46
Views: 18551

1. Scheduled "transatlantic" Flight Of A Q400

Is it the longest Q400 stretch over water?

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by RussianJet
Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1. Scheduled "transatlantic" Flight Of A Q400
Replies: 46
Views: 18551

1. Scheduled "transatlantic" Flight Of A Q400

Very liberal interpretation of the common understanding of 'transatlantic'. However, an interesting route for the aircraft nonetheless and totally worthy of highlighting.

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by RussianJet
Thu Mar 10, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DPRK/North Korea - You Need To Act Now!
Replies: 7
Views: 3115

RE: DPRK/North Korea - You Need To Act Now!

Tempting though all those planes are, with even the Russians criticising the DPRK heavily and and the ridiculous threats ramping up all the time, I'd personally steer clear. It's probably true that the days of these tours are likely to be heavily numbered. Belarus looks like a good plan though.

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by RussianJet
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Champions League Does Not Need Likes Of Leicester
Replies: 12
Views: 1610

RE: Champions League Does Not Need Likes Of Leicester

Utterly, utterly stupid. The likes of Leicester absolutely are exactly the ones who make football what it is, all the teams below the big few in fact. Who can spend the most cash gets very boring very quickly, and in any event players have to develop across all the clubs and divisions.

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by RussianJet
Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Separate Anthems For England And N. Ireland?
Replies: 2
Views: 966

RE: Separate Anthems For England And N. Ireland?

England should adopt 'Jerusalem' as it's anthem.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKRHWT6xdEU

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by RussianJet
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD-11 Parts Availability
Replies: 17
Views: 4065

MD-11 Parts Availability

I was reading about the L1011 anniversary ( <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6552627" target="_blank">L-1011 Tristar's 45th Birthday</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/winterlight" class="quote" target="_blank">winterlight</a> Nov 16 2015 in Civil Aviation)</font> ) ...

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by RussianJet
Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Installs Slimline Seating
Replies: 37
Views: 20262

RE: Ryanair Installs Slimline Seating

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>until <acronym title="Ryanair (Ire...

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by RussianJet
Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eating Alone On Business Trips
Replies: 41
Views: 4465

RE: Eating Alone On Business Trips

Definitely no big deal eating alone sometimes - screw what anyone else in the restaurant thinks (which is probably nothing anyway!). As others have said, occasions where you go to restaurants and bars alone can be great fun in the end. Just talk to people. Even if you don't, we all need to eat and I...

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by RussianJet
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Brings Back European Border Controls
Replies: 263
Views: 8796

RE: Germany Brings Back European Border Controls

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#117" class="quote">Reply 117</a>):<br/><i> No the majority of Syrians we get are c...

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by RussianJet
Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iceland To Boycott All Israeli Products
Replies: 152
Views: 5206

RE: Iceland To Boycott All Israeli Products

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Countries maybe not but people and compani...

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by RussianJet
Thu Sep 17, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iceland To Boycott All Israeli Products
Replies: 152
Views: 5206

RE: Iceland To Boycott All Israeli Products

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Im almost 100% certain thats not s...

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by RussianJet
Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iceland To Boycott All Israeli Products
Replies: 152
Views: 5206

RE: Iceland To Boycott All Israeli Products

I'm sure Israel won't be losing any sleep over this - the impact is likely to be negligible

I'm going to continue buying Israeli razor blades anyway, because they're so good. Can't really think of anything else I buy that actually comes from there.

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by RussianJet
Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Brings Back European Border Controls
Replies: 263
Views: 8796

RE: Germany Brings Back European Border Controls

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Rara" class="quote" target="_blank">Rara</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>Don't confuse the EU's freedom of movement, whic...

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by RussianJet
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Too Smooth Landings
Replies: 40
Views: 11978

RE: Too Smooth Landings

I once experienced an unusually smooth touchdown on an <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> A319, and I spoke to the flight deck afterwards - they specifically mentioned that sometimes there is a risk of the landing being too gentle, for precisely the reasons provided first thing in th...

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by RussianJet
Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Own D L X Is Now A Daddy!
Replies: 9
Views: 1862

RE: Our Own D L X Is Now A Daddy!

Fine news indeed. Well done that man!

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by RussianJet
Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Presidential Election - Part 1
Replies: 333
Views: 11933

US Presidential Election - Part 1

Donald Chump.  

Seriously, it would be hilarioius if the USA had a President with hair like that.

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by RussianJet
Fri Aug 07, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Traditional Shaving
Replies: 38
Views: 3705

RE: Traditional Shaving

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sf260" class="quote" target="_blank">sf260</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Haha, I see how you it lasts six months. I am ...

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by RussianJet
Fri Aug 07, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status ARJ-21
Replies: 24
Views: 9418

RE: Status ARJ-21

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ty134A" class="quote" target="_blank">Ty134A</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>i was lucky enaugh to get onto one of their te...

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by RussianJet
Fri Aug 07, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Grabs An Axe To Get Person Out Of Toilet
Replies: 25
Views: 13452

RE: Pilot Grabs An Axe To Get Person Out Of Toilet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>and water away, just before I board my air...

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by RussianJet
Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Traditional Shaving
Replies: 38
Views: 3705

RE: Traditional Shaving

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO AS</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I buy from Dollar Shave Club and have ca...

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by RussianJet
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Traditional Shaving
Replies: 38
Views: 3705

RE: Traditional Shaving

If you're cutting yourself habitually then you're certainly doing something wrong. Watch some videos for some tips.

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by RussianJet
Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Traditional Shaving
Replies: 38
Views: 3705

RE: Traditional Shaving

Glad to see some enthusiasm for this. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TSS" class="quote" target="_blank">TSS</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>one good blade...

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by RussianJet
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Traditional Shaving
Replies: 38
Views: 3705

Traditional Shaving

Are there any real shaving fans here? I'm talking razor blades, soaps, brushes and the like. I'm a big fan of shaving with traditional double-edge blades and take great interest in finding which blade works best in which razor and with my particular skin and beard. Many out there prefer a proper str...

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by RussianJet
Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Accidentally Upgraded Myself
Replies: 12
Views: 2982

RE: Accidentally Upgraded Myself

I really wouldn't worry too much. They didn't notice, you didn't mean it....that's it really. Just don't make a habit of it and start doing it on purpose and your conscience can remain crystal clear.

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by RussianJet
Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night
Replies: 41
Views: 6039

RE: Visibility Of Sinking Titanic At Night

Yup, the eyes definitely need testing - no doubt about it.

"Viability Of Sinking The Titanic At Night" I read.

"Why the hell would you want to in the first place?" was my first thought.

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by RussianJet
Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Army To Cut 40,000 Troops Over The Next 2 Years
Replies: 65
Views: 4758

RE: US Army To Cut 40,000 Troops Over The Next 2 Years

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaMD90" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaMD90</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>We could probably cut our military in ...

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by RussianJet
Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gunmen Holding Up Store In Paris Hostages Taken
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

RE: Gunmen Holding Up Store In Paris Hostages Taken

Robbery, apparently. Lest anyone think we're dealing with another terrorist attack the initial reports are that this is a robbery attempt.

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by RussianJet
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Beer Thread!
Replies: 95
Views: 6351

RE: The Beer Thread!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/johns624" class="quote" target="_blank">johns624</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>McEwan's Scotch Ale.</i></font></td></tr...

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by RussianJet
Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor Cat Ends Up On Wing Of Airplane On Takeoff
Replies: 37
Views: 18974

RE: Poor Cat Ends Up On Wing Of Airplane On Takeoff

That's a superb video. The cat looked none the worse for the ride. Not many of her peers will have had such an experience.

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by RussianJet
Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAs "Militant" About Window Shades Down On Red Eye
Replies: 200
Views: 27068

RE: FAs "Militant" About Window Shades Down On Red Eye

On <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> they woke me up to close the blind when I was in my first decent sleep in about 14 hours of flight so far, when the row in front was empty, the seats next to me were empty, and it would have probably been less effort for them to close it than wakin...

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by RussianJet
Fri Jun 19, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Beer Thread!
Replies: 95
Views: 6351

RE: The Beer Thread!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FighterPilot" class="quote" target="_blank">FighterPilot</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I have to say I'm not a big...

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by RussianJet
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Longer Hypothetical: "black" Woman Chastised
Replies: 64
Views: 3336

RE: No Longer Hypothetical: "black" Woman Chastised

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>She honestly identifies herself ...

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by RussianJet
Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Is Running For President
Replies: 111
Views: 5331

RE: Trump Is Running For President

Oh man, that's funny.  

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by RussianJet
Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can A White Person Become Black?
Replies: 20
Views: 1894

RE: Can A White Person Become Black?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Slider" class="quote" target="_blank">Slider</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Rachel Dolezal is batshit crazy. </i></font>...

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by RussianJet
Sun May 10, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do Asians Communicate (No Shared Language)?
Replies: 70
Views: 5781

RE: How Do Asians Communicate (No Shared Language)?

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

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by RussianJet
Tue May 05, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates Chauffeur Service Question
Replies: 11
Views: 5114

RE: Emirates Chauffeur Service Question

A ratio of one J to three Y is probably taking the piss a little. I would make alternative arrangements if I were you.

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by RussianJet
Mon May 04, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified
Replies: 24
Views: 12310

RE: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified

Fully agree with the last comment. The colours are OK (if uninspiring), but the titles look like a ten-year-old's first attempt at making an airline livery. What the hell were they thinking with that?!

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by RussianJet
Mon May 04, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Veterinarian Fired For Killing CAT
Replies: 92
Views: 3865

RE: Veterinarian Fired For Killing CAT

Bloody hell....dog fighting like boxing?? That's so messed up in every way. To the original matter - this individual deserves everything coming to her. Vets shouldn't kill people's pets with a bow and arrow. It's that simple. They certainly also shouldn't be stupid enough to brag about it in public ...

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by RussianJet
Mon May 04, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BBC Picks Replacement Top Gear Presenters
Replies: 37
Views: 3060

RE: BBC Picks Replacement Top Gear Presenters

Doesn't matter who they pick. I'll not be watching it. They're idiots for thinking they can just carry on.

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by RussianJet
Mon May 04, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing Bose Headphones On AA Flight
Replies: 82
Views: 23043

RE: Missing Bose Headphones On AA Flight

Astonishing behaviour from the purser, issuing threats to a cabin full of premium pax. I'd be wanting to know a little more about the outcome than that she was 'under review'.

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by RussianJet
Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What To Do About Pilot Suicide
Replies: 220
Views: 24204

RE: What To Do About Pilot Suicide

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tomlee" class="quote" target="_blank">tomlee</a> (<a href="#212" class="quote">Reply 212</a>):<br/><i> Yes the terrorist threat is real which is...

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