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by bacardi182
Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help American With Trains In Europe!
Replies: 66
Views: 4487

RE: Help American With Trains In Europe!

you guys tell me? Is there a better way?

Hope I don't miss-connect in Cologne as I am a cheap airline pilot and bought the non transferable tickets.

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by bacardi182
Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help American With Trains In Europe!
Replies: 66
Views: 4487

RE: Help American With Trains In Europe!

Thanks for the help! The french website directed me to rail Europe. Got a direct train from Paris to Dusseldorf. The Dus to Bru might be fun. I used the <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym> website and have two connections.... Dusseldorf to Colgne with a 5 minute connection to get to Brux...

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by bacardi182
Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help American With Trains In Europe!
Replies: 66
Views: 4487

Help American With Trains In Europe!

Ok, I feel like an idiot but how confusing is it to book some train tickets in Europe? I can fly an Airbus but can't figure out the Eurostar website! Headed to Paris for honey moon this spring. Want to take a day train to Dusseldorf for a few days. From Dusseldorf to Brussels for a couple days befor...

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by bacardi182
Sun Dec 21, 2003 7:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cessna 182s To Get Glass Cockpit
Replies: 22
Views: 5379

Low Time Pilot Jobs

actually, since the new dispalys get rid of lots of instruments. The new G1000 displays are actually a fairly cheap upgrade when buying a new 182.

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by bacardi182
Mon Dec 15, 2003 8:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Low Time Pilot Jobs
Replies: 7
Views: 27923

Low Time Pilot Jobs

Thanks guys for the input.

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by bacardi182
Sun Dec 14, 2003 6:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Low Time Pilot Jobs
Replies: 7
Views: 27923

Low Time Pilot Jobs

Are there any jobs apart from flight instructing that a low time pilot good do while still attending college? Still not quite sure I am cut out for being a teacher. What about jobs after college in a few years. Right now I live near <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), U...

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by bacardi182
Sun Aug 03, 2003 8:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Using My Headset For Music?
Replies: 8
Views: 3076

Using My Headset For Music?

What type of connector would I need to turn my headset into headphones that I could use when being a passenger? Would it be bad for my headset? I have the flightcom denali anr. I am thinking with the <acronym title="Antwerp - Deurne (ANR / EBAW), Belgium">ANR</acronym> I would have optimum sound qua...

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by bacardi182
Fri Nov 29, 2002 2:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Owners I Have A Question?
Replies: 10
Views: 3676

Aircraft Owners I Have A Question?

I have found three nice airplanes for sale that I would love buying. I was just wondering how cheap it would be to own an airplane if you financed things favorably. Or even better how much a month it would cost to own the airplane disregarding insurance, fuel, maintenance, ect.... Feel free to chime...

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by bacardi182
Wed Nov 20, 2002 4:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Instrument Rating In A Multi?
Replies: 17
Views: 16484

RE: Instrument Rating In A Multi?

Hmmm... I thought that if I got my instrument rating in a multi, it would roll down to single engine aircraft as well.?.?

I know the instrument rating is one of the harder ratings out there to get, so am I crazy for wanting to get it in a multi?

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by bacardi182
Tue Nov 19, 2002 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Instrument Rating In A Multi?
Replies: 17
Views: 16484

Instrument Rating In A Multi?

With the back log un-employed pilots it is possible to get your instrument training in a multi with free flight instruction (to gain hours). I am a private pilot (single engine) with 80 hours. I am about to start working on my instrument but would really like to fly multi's. Since I can rent a multi...

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by bacardi182
Sun Jun 30, 2002 4:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Hand Held GPS
Replies: 7
Views: 2058

RE: Question About Hand Held GPS

Thanks for the help, I was hoping for an all in one unit but that PDA + gps sounds interesting! Streetsmart is a program that came with my computer so that could be some money saved. I just don't want to have to switch a gps unit back and forth from flying to driving applications every week. Oh well...

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by bacardi182
Wed Jun 26, 2002 7:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Hand Held GPS
Replies: 7
Views: 2058

Question About Hand Held GPS

Are there any handheld GPS unit for sale that I could use at my job (bed delivery man) and also throw in my flight bag when I am flying around in 150s that are about twice as old as I am? In short I want a GPS unit that can be used in the car with streets and then in the airplane with airports and w...

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by bacardi182
Thu May 09, 2002 3:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Does It Cost To Own A C172?
Replies: 4
Views: 46671

How Much Does It Cost To Own A C172?

I am coming up on my private pilot checkride and its the summer time. All I want to do over the summer is fly all over the place, much more fun then a road trip! How much would it cost to own a new cessna 172s? A new 172s costs between $159,900-$181,900 depending on the options. Are there any number...

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by bacardi182
Sat Mar 23, 2002 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flagship" Routes Of Airlines
Replies: 62
Views: 3597

RE: "Flagship" Routes Of Airlines

MIA-EZE is a huge one for AA I am sure
DFW-LGW is a good one too

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by bacardi182
Thu Mar 21, 2002 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Oakleys To Wear With A Headset?
Replies: 11
Views: 7283

RE: Best Oakleys To Wear With A Headset?

Be carefull when buying polarized lenses because some aircraft have a polarized windsheild. It would be a bit difficult trying to fly a plane when the windsheild is black!

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by bacardi182
Sun Mar 17, 2002 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Misses It?
Replies: 17
Views: 1503

RE: Who Misses It?

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by bacardi182
Fri Mar 15, 2002 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Opinions Needed On Flightcom's Denali Headset
Replies: 4
Views: 5364

RE: Opinions Needed On Flightcom's Denali Headset

I got mine last november (I think) and I have loved them to death. They are very light weight and even look good! "How do they feel when you are wearing them? I know they clamp to your head differently than most headsets." They don't rest ontop of your head like a normal headset, instead they kind o...

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by bacardi182
Fri Mar 15, 2002 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No PVT´s On AA 767´s Business Class?
Replies: 6
Views: 3238

RE: No PVT´s On AA 767´s Business Class?

I survived just fine with the portable dvd player they gave us along with a huge booklet thingy full of dvds that each person got their own of. Almost better then a ptv because you can put it where you want and you can watch any movie you want whenever you want instead of having to watch whats alrea...

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by bacardi182
Fri Mar 15, 2002 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why 3 Control Towers At DFW
Replies: 12
Views: 8517

RE: Why 3 Control Towers At DFW

I thought that only one tower was used at a time but they switch during the day because of sun conditions. For example the east tower will be used in the morning so as to have the sun at the controlers back while they can see the whole airport in front of them. I know for a fact that during some tim...

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by bacardi182
Thu Mar 14, 2002 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disadvantages Of Alliances
Replies: 6
Views: 15248

RE: Disadvantages Of Alliances

When I fly with american I expect the same service as LAN but I will be dissapointed... Or if I flew from LHR-JFK on BA's buisness class and had to fly my next leg on AA's buisness class without sleeper seats...

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by bacardi182
Fri Mar 08, 2002 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Falling Cremated Remains Enrages Residents
Replies: 8
Views: 2750

RE: Falling Cremated Remains Enrages Residents

I hope nothing happens, because when I die thats what I want to happen to my remains!

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by bacardi182
Wed Mar 06, 2002 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Hands Up If You Want To Make An Emergency Landing
Replies: 12
Views: 3699

RE: "Hands Up If You Want To Make An Emergency Landing

Must have been a joke, no way in hell a pilot in comand will let his aviation-illeterate passengers makes his desisions!

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by bacardi182
Tue Mar 05, 2002 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Summer Jobs In The Aviation Industry...
Replies: 15
Views: 4003

RE: Summer Jobs In The Aviation Industry...

I just want a job that brings me as close as possible to an airplane!

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by bacardi182
Tue Mar 05, 2002 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Practical Jokes
Replies: 23
Views: 5789

RE: Aviation Practical Jokes

It's always good fun to give your buddy a jab by lifting the elevator up which would make the control wheel come very close to getting him in the chest. If you play with the rudder at the same time you could come close to the nuts if the seat is adjusted right  <img src="/discussions/graphics/s...

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by bacardi182
Tue Mar 05, 2002 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777's, Do They Cause Motion Sickness
Replies: 55
Views: 4725

RE: Boeing 777's, Do They Cause Motion Sickness

I also had a very painfull 777 flight! I was at the almost front part of AA's coach class (pre MRTC). The flight was so-so, I hate economey because I am spoiled. I normaly get a few sniffles if I am flying on an old plane that had allot of cigarets smoked in it but for some reason the 777 gave me th...

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by bacardi182
Tue Mar 05, 2002 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embarrassing Aviation Moments That Happened To You
Replies: 52
Views: 3807

RE: Embarrassing Aviation Moments That Happened To You

My parents have told me that when I was little I wet the buisness class seat I was sitting on during our flight from lgw to mia. Not completely embarassing considering how young I was except that every seat on the plane was taken! I hope they replaced the seat or something after the flight, I would ...

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by bacardi182
Sun Mar 03, 2002 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Configuration Of 2-4-2 Profitable?
Replies: 25
Views: 2427

RE: 777 Configuration Of 2-4-2 Profitable?

Don't BA have 2-4-2 in buisness class?

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by bacardi182
Fri Mar 01, 2002 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Presidential Wear On Board Air Force One
Replies: 7
Views: 5319

RE: Presidential Wear On Board Air Force One

I also saw the documentary and it was great. Did anyone see the Cheif Flight attendant checking to make sure bill had enough cigars in his desk? Is smoking allowed on airforce one or were those for monica? I suppose that after a peace treaty or something has been worked out while aboard a good celeb...

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by bacardi182
Fri Feb 22, 2002 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Johan, A Revenue Earning Idea...
Replies: 46
Views: 2193

RE: Johan, A Revenue Earning Idea...

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by bacardi182
Tue Feb 19, 2002 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Partial Ownership
Replies: 3
Views: 2499

RE: Partial Ownership

Thanks!

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by bacardi182
Tue Feb 19, 2002 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Need A Good Pair Of Headsets..recommendations?
Replies: 34
Views: 2688

RE: I Need A Good Pair Of Headsets..recommendations?

ANR is the way to go! I have the Denali ANR and only paid $430. They are very light weight and confertable.



BTW- I don't have the flashy yellow but the graphite blue color.

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by bacardi182
Mon Feb 18, 2002 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Partial Ownership
Replies: 3
Views: 2499

RE: Partial Ownership

So I guess no one here has any knowledge about owning a general aviation aircraft...

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by bacardi182
Mon Feb 18, 2002 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Partial Ownership
Replies: 3
Views: 2499

Partial Ownership

When it comes to general aviation aircraft, how does partial ownership work? Because I have tryed selling my soul to the devil many times and it has failed to work on getting me a cessna 182. So does anyone out there have an experience on partially owning an aircraft? Are there time limits to a part...

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by bacardi182
Sun Feb 17, 2002 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was Wrong With The 747-300?
Replies: 7
Views: 3787

RE: What Was Wrong With The 747-300?

the -300 also had a 3 man crew instead of the -400's 2 man flight crew.

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by bacardi182
Fri Feb 15, 2002 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Questions For Niki Lauda?
Replies: 15
Views: 2352

RE: Any Questions For Niki Lauda?

See if he ever visits this website. I could have sworn a few posts could have came from him!

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 13, 2002 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Airline Presidents Lurk On Airliners.net?
Replies: 45
Views: 3817

RE: Do Airline Presidents Lurk On Airliners.net?

I remember a few years ago there was a member who seemed to know almost everything about lauda airlines. This person also had a few serious posts about starting up an airline with some other people (can't remember if they were members or not). So who knows, maybe we have helped some start ups out th...

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 13, 2002 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL And Oneworld
Replies: 3
Views: 1412

RE: JAL And Oneworld

Wasn't Aerolineas Argentinas supposed to be in one world? The only thing they had to do was have a flight to dfw with an A340 (Or so I have been told). That never happened, and now LAN is part of oneworld instead. Which I think was a great move. All my experiences with LAN have surpassed the level o...

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by bacardi182
Tue Feb 12, 2002 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Word Association
Replies: 112
Views: 2196

RE: Another Word Association

FUCK THE POLICE!

really, a great song!

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by bacardi182
Mon Feb 11, 2002 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Get Offended/upset When You Get Carded?
Replies: 22
Views: 5437

RE: Do You Get Offended/upset When You Get Carded?

I am almost 19 and Ii get carded almost everywhere I go! If I want to see a rated R movie, I get carded. Playing pool with my friends I get carded every 5 minutes! I can't stand it! I know I look young but its annoying when you are hanging out with friends and people are always asking for ID. Does i...

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by bacardi182
Mon Feb 11, 2002 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Change Our Laws (USA)
Replies: 6
Views: 2359

RE: How To Change Our Laws (USA)

interested in reading baout why marijuana is illegal? read this http://www.hippiesfromhell.org/ephidrina/cannabis/taxact.html here are some quotes- "Anslinger set about whipping up a frenzy of popular opinion against "the Killer Drug", which was mostly used by Blacks and Mexicans. By playing on peop...

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by bacardi182
Mon Feb 11, 2002 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Change Our Laws (USA)
Replies: 6
Views: 2359

RE: How To Change Our Laws (USA)

I am not a fan of prostitution, but it happens anyways. Why not turn this black market into a well regulated service and then tax the shit out of it? Billions of dollars are spent fighting the war on drugs. Why not spend these billions fighting terrorism? People will always smoke marijuana! Why not ...

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by bacardi182
Mon Feb 11, 2002 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Change Our Laws (USA)
Replies: 6
Views: 2359

How To Change Our Laws (USA)

There have been many post about legalizing prostitution and marijuana. It is obvious that if both were legal they could be regulated and this country would be a better place to live in  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> The question is, how do we reverse the retarded l...

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by bacardi182
Thu Feb 07, 2002 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OK So I Am A Chicken.........
Replies: 40
Views: 2193

RE: OK So I Am A Chicken.........

With the C172 vs C152 argument. Both are great planes and I would fly either of them in a heart beat. But I have heard that it is better to learn in a 172 just because it is a little heavier and more airplane to handle. Like driving a toyota rav4 instead of an expedition or something. Both are great...

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by bacardi182
Thu Feb 07, 2002 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Blink182 Song
Replies: 16
Views: 1318

RE: Favorite Blink182 Song

Carousel, anything off their new cds is barely tolerable. They sold out so bad that i don't think you can even by the cd cheshire cat anymore!

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 06, 2002 2:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Control (Column) Preference
Replies: 17
Views: 2861

RE: Pilot Control (Column) Preference

I would love to get my hands on a lancair (or should I say left hand). As long as I am flying an airplane, I don't care where the controls are. As long as it is not overly complicated. Every plane is different and takes some getting used to, weither it be ram horns, fly by wire, ect!

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 06, 2002 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Misdemeanor Charge If You're A Pilot
Replies: 4
Views: 5673

RE: Misdemeanor Charge If You're A Pilot

Also, if you ever get arrested for no reason at all (got the wrong guy or something). On your application, you still have to check the yes box under the question of, have you ever been arrested. With these misdemeanors, if you recieved a ticket and somehow got it off your record (differd juducation,...

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 06, 2002 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Misdemeanor Charge If You're A Pilot
Replies: 4
Views: 5673

RE: Misdemeanor Charge If You're A Pilot

I went to a seminar about how to look good for the majors (I am a few years early for this type of thing but since i voluntered it was free). They said that you really need to keep a good record. One speeding ticket isn't going to kill you. But the airlines are going to take 5 speeding tickets quite...

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 06, 2002 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OK So I Am A Chicken.........
Replies: 40
Views: 2193

RE: OK So I Am A Chicken.........

Don't worry about me being dependant on the gps. Everytime my instructer asks if I can find my way home, I tell him I can never get lost with my best friend gps. When he turns it off I have to use whats left (NDBs, VORs, ect). GPS should never be a primary instrument for vfr flight, it is just a hel...

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 06, 2002 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comparing Service
Replies: 9
Views: 1030

RE: Comparing Service

US- I always fly american
I hate Delta, a terrible airline from my experiences!

Worste in south america- Aerolineas Argentinas
Best in South America- LAN Chile

These are my opinions, please don't flame me

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by bacardi182
Wed Feb 06, 2002 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OK So I Am A Chicken.........
Replies: 40
Views: 2193

RE: OK So I Am A Chicken.........

I used to want to be a farmer when I was little, now I could care less. I was never worried about crashing or any of that, I just didn't want to be the guy that got sick. Flying is so fun, just take an intro flight in one of the "nice" planes. I took my intro flight in a brand new 182 and it was onl...

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