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by flyingsikh
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today
Replies: 213
Views: 25830

Re: Stocks sheds all 2018 gains, 600 points today

All of Obama’s work nearly wiped out in two years. Economy going down the drain, healthcare in the gutter, companies closing plants, military in disarray, allies pissed off, and Mexico still hasn’t paid for the wall. So much winning eh Other then prison reform thanks to Kim Kardashian...what has Tru...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should North Americans be limited to one car?
Replies: 156
Views: 8085

Re: Should North Americans be limited to one car?

Why stop at cars? Let’s have the govt regulate how many times a week one person can have steak, or how many phones one person can buy on 5 years. Or how about mattresses? Perhaps set up a govt inspector who comes into your home and inspects your mattress to deem it wore out, or good for another few ...

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by flyingsikh
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does El Al not serve AMM or IST, but TK and RJ serve TLV?
Replies: 28
Views: 4535

Re: Why does El Al not serve AMM or IST, but TK and RJ serve TLV?

Most folks flying Royal Jordanian Tel Aviv - Amman are connecting passengers....thus El Al doesn’t bother with the route anymore. Same could be said about the Cairo flights...I actually thought the Cairo flights had ended with Air Sinai...perhaps I’m wrong on that belief. El Al did fly to Istanbul f...

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by flyingsikh
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US SecDef Mattis to resign in february.
Replies: 141
Views: 6683

Re: US SecDef Mattis to resign in february.

So much winning that my head is spinning haha. Markets are in turmoil, trade relationships in flames, allies around world abandoned, healthcare system even more shot, infrastructure continues to crumble, and now a distinguished military man has said he can’t in good faith serve the president cause t...

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by flyingsikh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Democracy must be learned by every generation"
Replies: 61
Views: 2811

Re: "Democracy must be learned by every generation"

A lot of what we see nowadays seems to be mob rule. Politicians will uses misinformation and alternative facts to enrage the masses, who in turn gathered more info from social media memes then anything else....and then go vote for said politician. Politics in the west is becoming third world. Same m...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK, Amazon Prime can not deliver
Replies: 3
Views: 776

Re: UK, Amazon Prime can not deliver

Here in Canada (Vancouver area) I bought a computer, lcd monitor, and a toaster at 2230 on Saturday night.

All three were delivered at 0950 on Sunday morning.

And all 3 were shipped from Toronto (Mississauga)

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by flyingsikh
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 10018

Re: Another big fire in California

Folks just need to get together and listen to the president. It’s time to Rake America Great Again! :rotfl:

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by flyingsikh
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2913

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

This is fake news. These paid protestors were hired by Sheldon Adelson to make the left look bad. The fake media and the failing Fox News is just having a meltdown after being triggered by all this.

Saw it on a Facebook meme I dreamed about last night....so it must be true. :duck:

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by flyingsikh
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No minimum voting age?
Replies: 77
Views: 3633

Re: No minimum voting age?

It couldn’t be any worse then the current reality tv star that got voted into the Oval Office. :rotfl:

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by flyingsikh
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ
Replies: 111
Views: 18348

Re: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ

Looks so much smaller sitting on the ground surprisingly.

Glad everyone made it out alive though!

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by flyingsikh
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sessions Out as AG
Replies: 53
Views: 2567

Re: Sessions Out as AG

Whoever the biggest lap dog is....and barks at its owners command....will get the job. Justice be damned

Every day the Trump administration outdoes itself.....and not in a positive way.

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by flyingsikh
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Candidates for 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 8503

Re: Democratic Candidates for 2020

Beto O’Rourke 2020

Just goes to show how ridiculous some folks are though....voting for Lyin Ted. Ted Cruz is a fraud, mentally unstable, a cheat, and on top of that, he’s not even a real American.

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by flyingsikh
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump seeks to end birthright citizenship
Replies: 140
Views: 6855

Re: Trump seeks to end birthright citizenship

Amazing...so much action on migrants, even changing the constitution.

But only thoughts and prayers for shooting victims while hugging the constitution.

Comical

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by flyingsikh
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans winning the midterms?
Replies: 222
Views: 12496

Re: Republicans winning the midterms?

If folks decide to sit at home and not vote. Or vote based off of information gathered from Facebook memes....they deserve the guy that couldn’t even make money on a casino to lead them.

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by flyingsikh
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.
Replies: 94
Views: 16397

Re: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.

Multiple medical personnel cleared the fellow to fly....he should have been allowed to fly. If Westjet was worried about the stroke...they wouldn’t haven’t offered another flight a week later. As for this nonsense of the passenger not being alert for a couple mins....well, that’s just rubbish. I don...

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by flyingsikh
Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dirty planes: three Canadian airlines tested (video)
Replies: 17
Views: 4609

Re: Dirty planes: three Canadian airlines tested (video)

I fly cross country every week....I try not to touch my face without washing/sanitizing my hands first when at the airport or on a plane.

As dirty as planes may be, it’s no different then hotel tv remotes, door handles, or even your own cell phone though.

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by flyingsikh
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to attack Trans community ... again
Replies: 125
Views: 5872

Re: Trump to attack Trans community ... again

Folks spend way to much time worrying about other people’s sexual preferences. Live and let live. Being gay, straight or enjoying the company of your right hand is a sexual preference, the trans issue isn't IMO about who you want to sleep with. Who cares? If you’re worried about tax dollars....go p...

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by flyingsikh
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to attack Trans community ... again
Replies: 125
Views: 5872

Re: Trump to attack Trans community ... again

Folks spend way to much time worrying about other people’s sexual preferences.

Live and let live.

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by flyingsikh
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN
Replies: 110
Views: 13411

Re: Ryanair accused of inaction over racist incident on FR9015 flight from BCN to STN

They screwed up, this idiot should be spending some time in a cell whilst contemplating his life choices. Have seen it myself on other carriers, there was a very similar incident I witnessed on a WizzAir flight where the crew even continued to serve a racially abusive passenger with more alcohol. H...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop having to cancel all U.S. flights until (at least) Oct. 27th, 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 6904

Re: Swoop having to cancel all U.S. flights until (at least) Oct. 27th, 2018

https://www.flyswoop.com/travel-terms-and-conditions.html No where does it state “subject to govt approval” Fact remains, they sold tickets they had zero approvals for...and with that, cost travelers a lot of time and money. It’s amazing how far some folks will go to defend corrupt practices. Any n...

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by flyingsikh
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop having to cancel all U.S. flights until (at least) Oct. 27th, 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 6904

Re: Swoop having to cancel all U.S. flights until (at least) Oct. 27th, 2018

Thousands of folks who booked travel are losing out money out of pocket/lost vacations/hotel costs/etc. Swoop shouldn’t have sold tickets for flights that haven’t even been approved. This happens to all international services worldwide - selling tickets before the flight itself is approved (after t...

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by flyingsikh
Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swoop having to cancel all U.S. flights until (at least) Oct. 27th, 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 6904

Re: Swoop having to cancel all U.S. flights until (at least) Oct. 27th, 2018

Thousands of folks who booked travel are losing out money out of pocket/lost vacations/hotel costs/etc.

Swoop shouldn’t have sold tickets for flights that haven’t even been approved.

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by flyingsikh
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM Business Class now fully lie flat
Replies: 37
Views: 5317

Re: KLM Business Class

Air Canada has angled lie flat seats in business class on their 777/787fleet....with access to aisles...(haven’t flown the AC A330) Having flown BA, Emirates, United, KLM, and American in business over the last two years....I enjoy Air Canada’s product the most. Nice to see KLM improve the product....

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by flyingsikh
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM Business Class now fully lie flat
Replies: 37
Views: 5317

Re: KLM Business Class

Air Canada has angled lie flat seats in business class on their 777/787fleet....with access to aisles...(haven’t flown the AC A330) Having flown BA, Emirates, United, KLM, and American in business over the last two years....I enjoy Air Canada’s product the most. Nice to see KLM improve the product.....

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by flyingsikh
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 173
Views: 11281

Re: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

Nothing is going to happen...some huff and puff and all will be forgiven/forgotten.

Saudis have done a lot worse...and we don’t even hear a peep about it. This most recent incident as well will go away.

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by flyingsikh
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: DSCA Notification of Sale of 3 King Air ISR Aircraft to Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 2877

Re: DSCA Notification of Sale of 3 King Air ISR Aircraft to Canada

Insane that 3 aircraft worth $24 million USD can balloon to $300 Million USD with added tech/surveillance equipment.

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by flyingsikh
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AC Rouge Future Fleet
Replies: 8
Views: 1842

Re: AC Rouge Future Fleet

With so many Newfoundlanders living in Calgary with money...Dublin actually seems like a natural fit for Calgary.

I’m sure Westjet has looked at the numbers as well.

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by flyingsikh
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $19 Minimum Wage Coming to NYC Airports
Replies: 33
Views: 2173

Re: $19 Minimum Wage Coming to NYC Airports

These anti minimum wage arguments are hilarious when talking about the free market. Pretty much these extreme free markets folks want taxpayers to subsidize multi billion dollar corporations that pay peanuts to workers....workers that need to rely on govt handouts to survive and still can't afford t...

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by flyingsikh
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming
Replies: 69
Views: 3307

Re: Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming

Are we gonna make air travel so expensive with added Carbon Taxes that only the rich can travel? Only the people that can afford flying you want to say? Because right now you are flying with the money of your kids and grandkids. Compensating the ~4t CO2 emission my vacation flight will produce next...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming
Replies: 69
Views: 3307

Re: Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming

So are we going to shut down aviation? Are we gonna limit all non-essential air travel? Are we gonna make air travel so expensive with added Carbon Taxes that only the rich can travel? The whole thing is undoable....while China is building a coal plant a week, we in the west are getting gouged in ca...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $19 Minimum Wage Coming to NYC Airports
Replies: 33
Views: 2173

Re: $19 Minimum Wage Coming to NYC Airports

Avg salary at a regional is $24 USD. Granted they don’t get paid hours for sitting around....perhaps that’s something that can be argued for with unions. Paying a couple pilots an extra $150-200 really cost that much extra divided amongst 50-100 seats? Doubtful. At the same time....a couple years a...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific & Ethiopian Airlines considering to resume Pakistan flights
Replies: 16
Views: 5088

Re: Cathay Pacific & Ethiopian Airlines considering to resume Pakistan flights

Well Thai Airways and Air China still fly to Karachi....do their pilots spend the night(s) in Karachi or deadhead back?

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by flyingsikh
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $19 Minimum Wage Coming to NYC Airports
Replies: 33
Views: 2173

Re: $19 Minimum Wage Coming to NYC Airports

Avg salary at a regional is $24 USD. Granted they don’t get paid hours for sitting around....perhaps that’s something that can be argued for with unions. Paying a couple pilots an extra $150-200 really cost that much extra divided amongst 50-100 seats? Doubtful. At the same time....a couple years at...

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by flyingsikh
Mon May 21, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I just cancelled my Netflix
Replies: 158
Views: 4706

Re: I just cancelled my Netflix

Awww.

Someone got a little triggered.

Thoughts and prayers are with you.

:rotfl:

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by flyingsikh
Mon May 21, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Ride
Replies: 28
Views: 2771

Re: Post A Pic Of Your Ride

2010 Dodge Ram 3500
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2008 Infiniti G35x Sport
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by flyingsikh
Mon May 21, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Express : Cabin refresh soon?
Replies: 25
Views: 3575

Re: Air Canada Express : Cabin refresh soon?

I’m actually disappointed to see the crj-200s go. Cramped as they were...I’d much rather fly on them then a dash 8 or Q400 for the 90-120 min hops I do. Economics/age I suppose took a toll.

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by flyingsikh
Mon May 21, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What cargo van? (Canada)
Replies: 10
Views: 741

Re: What cargo van? (Canada)

A ballpark budget would help. Do you need a dulley or SRW? http://www.autotrader.ca/a/Mercedes-Benz/Unspecified/Montréal/Quebec/5_38085058_CT2004317103530584/?ursrc=mb_mhl&upsp=1&upsc=10&prx=-1&orup=1_10_119&srt=3&showVs=1 I’d think a sprinter (dodge or Benz) would be good fo...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131186

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

The airlines have data centers worth of historical flight data. Their analysts have determined that based on years of experience, certain flights have a high probability of misconnects, no-shows, etc. They know that for the last 864 times that a AAA-BBB has flown, 195.8 / 200 pax make the flight wi...

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by flyingsikh
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2119
Views: 131186

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Fact remains that the fellow was allowed back on board the flight (even though his face was covered in blood), and a CDA officer has been placed on leave.

Whether the airline was right or wrong....terrible PR.

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by flyingsikh
Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal 100plus a/c
Replies: 155
Views: 34942

Re: Iran - Boeing deal 100plus a/c

I know Iran is a beautiful country and it could be a very attractive tourist destination, but do they really have that much air traffic to order more than 200 planes all of a sudden? With a huge young middle class population, I'd hinder a guess that Irans civil aviation industry will easily absorb ...

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC order up to 103 B737MAX
Replies: 209
Views: 42417

RE: AC Order Up To 103 B737MAX

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saskatoon Airport Potential
Replies: 43
Views: 6233

RE: Saskatoon Airport Potential

Alot of people commute between Fort McMurray and Prince Albert/The Battlefords/Saskatoon. Perhaps in the new year direct flights between <acronym title="Fort McMurray (YMM / CYMM), Canada - Alberta">YMM</acronym> and <acronym title="Saskatoon - John G. Diefenbaker (YXE / CYXE), Canada - Saskatchewan...

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC order up to 103 B737MAX
Replies: 209
Views: 42417

RE: AC Order Up To 103 B737MAX

I fly every 4-5 days, and from a comfort point of view. <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>'s Airbus/Embraer were a pleasure to fly on compared to Westjet's 737's. Will Air Canada and Wesjet have similiar cabin setups in terms of pitch (minus executive class on <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</a...

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by flyingsikh
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New Entrants For Fort McMurray (YMM) In Canada?
Replies: 4
Views: 3404

RE: Any New Entrants For Fort McMurray (YMM) In Canada?

@ baw716

And ive probably stared up into the sky and watched you fly by haha.

If you ever do get a chance, take a picture mate! =)

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by flyingsikh
Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any New Entrants For Fort McMurray (YMM) In Canada?
Replies: 4
Views: 3404

Any New Entrants For Fort McMurray (YMM) In Canada?

Quick info, Fort McMurray is located in Northern Alberta (about 400km north of Edmonton) and is the base for the Canadian Oilsands. Currently the terminal is 2300 m2 with a new facility being built. New facility will be 14,000 m2. Passengers movement went from 220,000 (2004) to 700,000 (2009), and w...

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 15, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR
Replies: 34
Views: 15545

RE: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 15, 2007 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR
Replies: 34
Views: 15545

RE: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR

A safe landing gentleman!

The commentary on the news is hilarious though  rotfl 

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 15, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR
Replies: 34
Views: 15545

RE: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR

Flight number is CX839

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 15, 2007 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR
Replies: 34
Views: 15545

Cathay Pacific Making Emergency Landing At YVR

Just on CTV news, Cathay Pacific flight ### currently dumping fuel over Burrad Inlet...the news is saying it is "flap" problem

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by flyingsikh
Sat Dec 15, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charred Body Falls From Plane?
Replies: 34
Views: 11353

RE: Charred Body Falls From Plane?

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