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by pumaknight
Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALK A340 Very Low Departure Photos - LHR
Replies: 59
Views: 27021

RE: ALK A340 Very Low Departure Photos - LHR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i> The houses of Mytrle Avenue are a minimum...

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by pumaknight
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALK A340 Very Low Departure Photos - LHR
Replies: 59
Views: 27021

RE: ALK A340 Very Low Departure Photos - LHR

Moot point I suppose, but having stood for many a happy hour at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> watching the heavies depart, this A340 would have made me stop and gasp...it is definately low, real low, even for a heavy. Low enough to be a hazard...nope, ...

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by pumaknight
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Proof That Homeland Security/TSA Are Protecting Us
Replies: 58
Views: 11331

RE: Proof That Homeland Security/TSA Are Protecting Us

Security is a necssary requirement of the modern world, but to think that this visible security at airports is anything other than a marketing exercise and designed to catch the "nutter" from borading the aircraft...well....it strieks as missing the point. In my experience I have had nothing but goo...

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by pumaknight
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ12 LAX Go-Around Today (Video)
Replies: 12
Views: 12976

RE: SQ12 LAX Go-Around Today (Video)

Oh, I am loving that!! Thank you for sharing!

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by pumaknight
Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Injured In BNE By Passing 747's Engine Blast
Replies: 15
Views: 22183

RE: Pilot Injured In BNE By Passing 747's Engine Blast

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N243NW" class="quote" target="_blank">N243NW</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Does everything always have to be someones fau...

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by pumaknight
Tue Mar 15, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Shots That I Don't Think Will Make It
Replies: 12
Views: 4568

RE: Shots That I Don't Think Will Make It

Thanks people...much appreciate the kind comments. Maybe I should try to submit a few....never know, I might hit the curve for different types of shots with the screeners!!

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by pumaknight
Sun Mar 13, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Shots That I Don't Think Will Make It
Replies: 12
Views: 4568

Shots That I Don't Think Will Make It

Hello all, I have a love/hate relationship with Airliners.net. The love is the quality of photos on here and so many of them...the hate is that I don't have more accepted  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I ch...

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by pumaknight
Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LHR To CPT February 2010 With BA
Replies: 23
Views: 23171

RE: LHR To CPT February 2010 With BA

Rocking trip report and love the Snoopy and Foxy shots. Great pics as well.

Thanks for sahring.

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by pumaknight
Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CPT-LHR: A Sleepy Night Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 11090

RE: CPT-LHR: A Sleepy Night Flight

Thanks all for the great commetns ...I am glad you liked it. I am flattered by the comments on the photos as well. Gear I use is a Canon 5D mk2 with a basic zoom on it - just got the body back from the repairers (Canon) and was able to give a whirl on the plane. Should have seen the looks some passe...

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by pumaknight
Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CPT-LHR: A Sleepy Night Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 11090

CPT-LHR: A Sleepy Night Flight

Flight Number: VS604 Route: <acronym title="Cape Town - International (D.F. Malan) (CPT / FACT), South Africa">CPT</acronym> - <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> Carrier: Virgin Atlantic A340-600 This trip report is all about fatigue, dreaming and flying in...

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by pumaknight
Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Pilot's Trip Report EK DXB-SIN-MEL & Back (pics)
Replies: 101
Views: 34042

RE: Pilot's Trip Report EK DXB-SIN-MEL & Back (pics)

I am going to mirro what everyone else has said, a wonderful trip report and a real pleasure to read. Thank you and I cannot wait to see the next one.

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by pumaknight
Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The 10-abreast 777 Trip: AMS-LHR-DXB On KL And EK
Replies: 33
Views: 32024

RE: The 10-abreast 777 Trip: AMS-LHR-DXB On KL And EK

Great Tr and great selection of photos. Thanks for sharing.

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by pumaknight
Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: VS LHR - CPT: Weather And A Plane.
Replies: 11
Views: 24007

RE: VS LHR - CPT: Weather And A Plane.

Thanks all for the wonderful comments - so glad you liked it.

I am writing the return at the moment (with some pics this time).

Loalq: the weebsite I use for the weather forecast is www.turbulenceforecast.com

Thanks
Michael H

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by pumaknight
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: VS LHR - CPT: Weather And A Plane.
Replies: 11
Views: 24007

VS LHR - CPT: Weather And A Plane.

Flight Number: VS603 Route: <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> – <acronym title="Cape Town - International (D.F. Malan) (CPT / FACT), South Africa">CPT</acronym> Carrier: Virgin Atlantic A340-600 This trip report is all about weather, about turbulence, abou...

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by pumaknight
Sat May 30, 2009 4:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sort Of A Pre-Trip Report
Replies: 5
Views: 5003

RE: Sort Of A Pre-Trip Report

Thanks all, Diva, I will definately be following your blog ...sounds cool - although I cannot guarantee meal shots, mainly cos I forget all bar breathing when food is put infront of me  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> the flights and routing to date (subject ...

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by pumaknight
Thu May 28, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Amazing S. Korea With AC & KE (460+pics) 2 Of 2
Replies: 20
Views: 15888

RE: Amazing S. Korea With AC & KE (460+pics) 2 Of 2

An excellent and very entertaining trip report (part 1 and 2!!). Really enjoyed reading it. Thanks,

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by pumaknight
Thu May 28, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sort Of A Pre-Trip Report
Replies: 5
Views: 5003

Sort Of A Pre-Trip Report

HI all, I know this is not a trip report...but I am so excited I had to post somewhere  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> I am off on a round the world trip in 4 days. 6 months travelling, with at least 16 flights, all in Business Class on One World airlines. T...

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by pumaknight
Tue May 26, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 1st OpenSkies TP! ORY-JFK/ EWR-YUL (w/p) Part 1
Replies: 23
Views: 20188

RE: 1st OpenSkies TP! ORY-JFK/ EWR-YUL (w/p) Part 1

Nice TR, especially as it is your 1st one, not that you could tell. A very easy writing style and some excellent photos.

I look forward to reading more.

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by pumaknight
Mon May 18, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Part 2: US Airways (Envoy) DUB-PHL, US Exp:PHL-LGA
Replies: 37
Views: 31623

RE: Part 2: US Airways (Envoy) DUB-PHL, US Exp:PHL-LGA

WOW, Drogheda!! My grandparents lived ther (most of my Mum's family still do). I spent many a happy Summer there when I was a kid....of course, the new shiny white bridge wasn't there...nor was the shopping centre....it was all industrial and quay side buildings.

Nice report and cracking photos.

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by pumaknight
Mon May 18, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: P1.British Airways (Club World)JFK-LHR,BMI:LHR-DUB
Replies: 9
Views: 27324

RE: P1.British Airways (Club World)JFK-LHR,BMI:LHR-DUB

Nice TR and some great photos.

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by pumaknight
Sat May 16, 2009 11:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AMS-LHR-HKG-SGN On BA And CX In J (pics)
Replies: 15
Views: 20839

RE: AMS-LHR-HKG-SGN On BA And CX In J (pics)

Nice Trip Report..Thanks for posting.

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by pumaknight
Thu May 14, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM 1263 AMS-NCE + Pics
Replies: 9
Views: 9386

RE: KLM 1263 AMS-NCE + Pics

Nice trip report - thanks for sharing. I don' think I would have let the kid stay in the emergency exit seat after that  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Maybe not even let him stay on the aircraft  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" a...

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by pumaknight
Thu May 14, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Toronto Tour W/story Of My Crash In 2000 (80 Pics)
Replies: 15
Views: 33387

RE: Toronto Tour W/story Of My Crash In 2000 (80 Pics)

Huge story... a really compelling and well written story.

Thank you for sharing and I am glad that you were okay and are flying again.

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by pumaknight
Fri May 08, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Malaysian Hospitality To Perth (MH In J)
Replies: 6
Views: 22788

RE: Malaysian Hospitality To Perth (MH In J)

Great trip report. Some beautiful photos of the engine...I could almost hear the distinctive whine of the Trents - top noise  Smile

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by pumaknight
Fri May 08, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: China Airlines -Brisbane To Taipei (return W Pics)
Replies: 28
Views: 33320

RE: China Airlines -Brisbane To Taipei (return W Pics)

Excellent Trip Report...love the pics an the detailed text on the flight.

Oh and that 101 Tower looks really tall Smile

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by pumaknight
Fri May 08, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delights Of Doha, 773 & 77W: DOH-DXB-LHR On EK
Replies: 38
Views: 33892

RE: Delights Of Doha, 773 & 77W: DOH-DXB-LHR On EK

excellent trip report...look forward to the next bit.

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by pumaknight
Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SYD-BKK-HKT-SIN-SYD On BA/FD/MI/QF (Part 4)
Replies: 20
Views: 23175

RE: SYD-BKK-HKT-SIN-SYD On BA/FD/MI/QF (Part 4)

Excellent - all four parts were brilliant - felt like I was on holiday. Thanks very much for posting.

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by pumaknight
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LHR-YYZ-SCL / EZE-POA-FLN-GIG-LIS-OPO-LHR
Replies: 6
Views: 13829

RE: LHR-YYZ-SCL / EZE-POA-FLN-GIG-LIS-OPO-LHR

Stunning Trip Report - I am so sorry about your camera - darn thieves!! At least you were able to get some of the photos off the camera before it was "lost".

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by pumaknight
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dream Trip 3/3 A380 Suites
Replies: 29
Views: 23289

RE: Dream Trip 3/3 A380 Suites

Excellent Trip Report. Those suites look fabulous. Although my wife doesn't thikn they look so good - she wants to sit next to me and it seems lilke the suites don't allow that easily.

Is that correct, or can you have 2 people in there with seat belts during flight???

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by pumaknight
Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Arctic Adventure, By Train And Plane (pics)
Replies: 12
Views: 21841

RE: The Arctic Adventure, By Train And Plane (pics)

Great TR and some very nice photos. Thanks for sharing.

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by pumaknight
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Spring Break: MSP-HNL, HNL-MSP Many Pics PT1
Replies: 24
Views: 15366

RE: Spring Break: MSP-HNL, HNL-MSP Many Pics PT1

Nice TR - thanks for taking the time to post - look forward to reading the next bits.

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by pumaknight
Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: RTW In SQ First With Moscow Stopover, Part I
Replies: 19
Views: 26665

RE: RTW In SQ First With Moscow Stopover, Part I

Excellent report and I love the photo captions - have made me laugh - top work and I look forward to part 2!!

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by pumaknight
Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Portugal 2/3: Porto Santo And The BAE ATP
Replies: 34
Views: 13707

RE: Portugal 2/3: Porto Santo And The BAE ATP

Top Trip Report and fab pics. It is years since I flew on a prop like that. Used to fly on both <acronym title="Air Sicilia (Italy)">BM</acronym> <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and early Ryan Air to Dublin on a prop like the one you flew on (older props of course, much older, but simi...

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by pumaknight
Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tyrolean Vs CityLine. VIE-TXL-VIE (pics/vids)
Replies: 13
Views: 10474

RE: Tyrolean Vs CityLine. VIE-TXL-VIE (pics/vids)

Nice report and great pictures.

I was on a flight the other week taht was de-iced - my first as well. Very cool!!

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by pumaknight
Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United Express SEA - LAX CR7 Psycho Pax + A Shimmy
Replies: 13
Views: 14990

RE: United Express SEA - LAX CR7 Psycho Pax + A Shimmy

Nice report...please do keep writing them.

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by pumaknight
Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My First Overseas Trip - BNE-POM-BNE
Replies: 18
Views: 12928

RE: My First Overseas Trip - BNE-POM-BNE

nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> and great photos - welcome to the international travellers club as well  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Mind you given the size of Oz, that is not really a big thing. Here in the UK, I only have...

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by pumaknight
Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BOS-LHR-BOS + Eurostar (Long/Pics!)
Replies: 17
Views: 33284

RE: BOS-LHR-BOS + Eurostar (Long/Pics!)

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> - Being an Londener myself, it is always nice to hear the tourist view of our transport and country. Needless to say it is not a view that many Londoners agree with. The suicide / accidental falling under a train is suprisingly often a...

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by pumaknight
Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Onward To SIN With SQ: F And J (lots Of Pics)
Replies: 14
Views: 25336

RE: Onward To SIN With SQ: F And J (lots Of Pics)

NIce TR...that SQ 1st looks totally awesome....talk about opulence!!

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by pumaknight
Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Brace For Landing!: US4042 ORF-LGA Divert. JFK Pix
Replies: 11
Views: 10806

RE: Brace For Landing!: US4042 ORF-LGA Divert. JFK Pix

Very compelling read, love the descrpition of what you werer thinking about....brilliant!! I am glad that it all turned out okay and that you got to see <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>  <img src="/aviation-forums/gr...

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by pumaknight
Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JFK-SEA On Delta Tons Of PIX!
Replies: 44
Views: 22832

RE: JFK-SEA On Delta Tons Of PIX!

Nice Trip Report. Shame about the Boeing factory, real shame! I have only been to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> once and the queue for take off was about as long as yours....I am not sure if I would like it regularly, ...

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Around The World In Two Weeks! Part VII
Replies: 4
Views: 10180

RE: Around The World In Two Weeks! Part VII

Another great TR...and this business class is looking much better!!

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Around The World In Two Weeks! Part VI
Replies: 3
Views: 10320

RE: Around The World In Two Weeks! Part VI

Very nice <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. The Business class does look a bit tired compared to the recent business class products by the main stream airlines. And I would not be comfortable with that lax security...I know it probably happens, but darn....you really don't ...

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by pumaknight
Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN
Replies: 10
Views: 6459

RE: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN
Replies: 10
Views: 6459

RE: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN
Replies: 10
Views: 6459

RE: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN

Thanks both, glad you liked it. To be honest, a few photso would have made all the difference but I didn't think to bring my camera with me....silly I know, but hey, when working, you just think laptop and book, not camera and trip report  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" ...

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Asia 2009 - Part 1 - QF LHR-SIN
Replies: 60
Views: 25557

RE: Asia 2009 - Part 1 - QF LHR-SIN

Very cool <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> - I am doinng this flight in reverse in November this year...cannot wait. Current;ly I am boked into seat 12a in the upper deck....although it might be a strain to see the wing, I couldn't miss the upper deck experience....dunno wh...

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: London Gatwick To Dublin Airport (Ryanair).
Replies: 11
Views: 17127

RE: London Gatwick To Dublin Airport (Ryanair).

Very nice report - I have been in and out of Dublin Airport all my life. It is nice to see that his is finally developing... I lve the face of that lady in Gatwick shot....why is it whenever a camera is held up, there is someone looking at you with that suspicious look???  <img src="/aviation-f...

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Manchester-Dalaman, Turkey: TCX868K 29th Aug 2008
Replies: 1
Views: 11556

RE: Manchester-Dalaman, Turkey: TCX868K 29th Aug 2008

Very nice trip report...and I hope you had a nice reunion as well. I have never liked the <acronym title="Air Tanzania">TC</acronym> seats, mainly because I am 6ft 4". This means my legs have to be splayed sideways just to sit down, and I have to sit unnaturally upright , with my shoulders resting w...

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ARN-LHR-LAX With British Airways
Replies: 26
Views: 18349

RE: ARN-LHR-LAX With British Airways

Nice TR. Thanks for posting.

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by pumaknight
Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN
Replies: 10
Views: 6459

Dreaming Of Being 7 Years Old At Heathrow: LHR-ARN

Date: 15 February 2009 Route: <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym> Airline: British Airways Flight: <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 0780 Aircraft: Boeing 767-200 Departure...

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