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by kdalaggie
Sun Oct 29, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cable Channel Devoted To Airlines
Replies: 33
Views: 8766

RE: Cable Channel Devoted To Airlines

Does anybody remember when the Discovery Channel was just starting (when they had shows called Beyond 2000, and Wings) their first episodes of Wings just discussed the evolutions, design, and testing of aircraft and the such? My wasn't able to have cable at the time, however, my brother had it in co...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Apr 30, 2005 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B-777 Landing At Love Field...
Replies: 40
Views: 11116

RE: B-777 Landing At Love Field...

I personally can vouch that 747's did come into love field; however, I did not personally witness this. I was not born yet. However, my father and mother used to tell me that they would go out to Love Field in the evenings (time period around a year to six months before <acronym title="Dallas / Fort...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ : Air Bus Gets 5 B$ Deal From Air Asia..
Replies: 26
Views: 8070

RE: WSJ : Air Bus Gets 5 B$ Deal From Air Asia..

I'm not experienced with airplanes, prices and finances, and all the stuff. But I'm curious and would like to ask this. Could there be a problem down the road for Airbus? (and Boeing - if they were to do the same thing?) I.e. the market/economy/dollar changes shifts as it tends to cycle and the airl...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Nov 06, 2004 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saving MS Outlook Messages On CD
Replies: 2
Views: 1657

RE: Saving MS Outlook Messages On CD

I used to use Outlook Express, but I figured out how to do it myself and now back up my e-mail stuff on <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym>. Just trying to locate where Outlook saves your folders (Inbox, Sent, Trash, Drafts) make a copy of that folder and burn it. Then when you reform...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have You Installed WinXP Service Pack 2?
Replies: 17
Views: 1533

RE: Have You Installed WinXP Service Pack 2?

Installed it on two machines one homebuilt and one Dell. No problems. Of course, I ran my anti-virus, spam locating programs and defraged my <acronym title="Hokkaido International Airlines (Japan)">HD</acronym> before I loaded it. Of course, all that including my firewall was turned off when I loade...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Die-Cast Model Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 7620

RE: Die-Cast Model Questions

It might also help to purchase one or two commercial aviation magazines that are published here in the States. They are chocked full of ads of companies selling these aircraft. Get online and get some of their free catalogs. I think one of them actually has a full page dedicated to the actual dimens...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Sep 22, 2004 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maybe I Wasn't Meant To Be In Aviation
Replies: 26
Views: 3101

RE: Maybe I Wasn't Meant To Be In Aviation

At my college, Texas A&M University. I was a member of the Wesley foundation. I had many friends go to Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky (somewhat expensive is what I've heard), Bright Divinity (where most of my friends have gone to in Fort Worth near TCU, ) and Dallas Theological. Ho...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Aug 31, 2004 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gmail Account
Replies: 56
Views: 2599

RE: Gmail Account

For all those interested there's a site that will give away 1,000 yes, one-thousand G-mail invites on Friday, Sept. 3rd. at 5 P.M. PST.

http://kevinrose.typepad.com/

Hope this helps any of ya'll wanting invites. Good Luck.

Laters,

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by kdalaggie
Tue Aug 31, 2004 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Theme Paint Schemes
Replies: 22
Views: 5136

RE: Southwest Theme Paint Schemes

Thanks Iowa744fan. BTW, I also have all of the <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> special themes posters as well as the 732 old scheme. I think they should continue the state planes and it would not surprise me to see a state plane from the northeast, but unfortunately must consi...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Aug 31, 2004 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gmail Account
Replies: 56
Views: 2599

RE: Gmail Account

This is how I heard invites work........If anyone has better information please correct me. This is just what I've heard. You are invited and you open an account. Now here I haven't figured out if it's the opening process or the first volleys of e-mails that you use that get you basically invites ri...

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by kdalaggie
Mon Aug 30, 2004 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.netters And College
Replies: 85
Views: 2689

RE: A.netters And College

I went to Texas A&M University, College Station BOTH times. 1995-Dec2000 Double degree in Environmental Design (Architecture) and Construction Science (Building). During the interim time I gained credits and experience, while working full time in commercial construction, to add interior design as we...

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by kdalaggie
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gmail Account
Replies: 56
Views: 2599

RE: Gmail Account

FYI, all the invitations have been given away. I appreciate the response and good luck to all!

Laters,

KDALAggie

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by kdalaggie
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gmail Account
Replies: 56
Views: 2599

RE: Gmail Account

I have two to give away!!! I'll give them to the first two contacts to me. Ready, Set, Go. Good Luck.

Laters,

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by kdalaggie
Sun Aug 29, 2004 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Theme Paint Schemes
Replies: 22
Views: 5136

RE: Southwest Theme Paint Schemes

I know at least some of the stations painted their tugs in NFL and NBA colors as well. Although I've only seen the Raiders, and Golden State Warriors paint schemes somewhere. I think in a book.

Laters,

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by kdalaggie
Mon Aug 23, 2004 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Music To Have Sex To?
Replies: 91
Views: 6100

RE: Best Music To Have Sex To?

Top songs........

"Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles

"Lady In Red" by Chris de Burgh

And I have to agree with you Vaporlock, "You Were Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton"

Laters,

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by kdalaggie
Thu Aug 12, 2004 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Enemy At The Gate - How True
Replies: 7
Views: 2000

RE: Enemy At The Gate - How True

I can't wait until they do a History vs. Hollywood on that movie on The History Channel to compare the movie and actual dual between the two snipers.

My best friend's dad was a sniper in Vietnam and learned some stuff from Carlos Hathcock.

Just my .02 cents....

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by kdalaggie
Wed Aug 11, 2004 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?
Replies: 16
Views: 14923

RE: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?

Wasn't that Lakewood, Ohio? We discussed that one to no end. Although, I know it was to come to a referendum a while back. How did it go? BTW, I saw that 60 minutes special. Most of the counsel members homes including the mayor's own home would have been considered blighted under their own definitio...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Aug 10, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?
Replies: 16
Views: 14923

RE: Suing Your Neighbour For Property Value Loss?

Yes, unfortunately it does happen. When getting my degree in Urban Planning, it amazed my class at how much people in areas can get away with things. It could be worse. The United States Supreme Court is currently debating whether to take on the case of eminent domain. When it first began the spirit...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Aug 10, 2004 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas Love Field. Why So Strict?
Replies: 26
Views: 4932

RE: Dallas Love Field. Why So Strict?

Just for an FYI... As a person who grew up pretty close to Love Field, Love was and still is considered the businessman's airport in my part of town. Love allowed you not to have to take the whole day out of the office or home to travel. I still have many friends and colleagues who are in the office...

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by kdalaggie
Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Likes To Cook... Also, Any Chefs?
Replies: 25
Views: 2474

RE: Who Here Likes To Cook... Also, Any Chefs?

It's nice to cook. I don't really try the cooking magazines. I try to do simple touches that spritz up the presentation and/or taste. (i.e. a little garnish in mac and cheese or a fancy spiral on a simple plate of cheese and crackers) My tastes are what my wife calls bit bland and/or boring. I like ...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Aug 07, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: WN 73G With Wing View From Cockpit Wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 7465

RE: WN 73G With Wing View From Cockpit Wanted

Well, all I can really say is I don't know. I guess it's the definition of wing view. I had assumed that when you press 1 or 3 you see the wing and it's engine, as if you were looking out the window of the cockpit. If you mean as if a wing view looking out as a passenger over or just aft of the wing...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: WN 73G With Wing View From Cockpit Wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 7465

RE: WN 73G With Wing View From Cockpit Wanted

[email protected] , The plane I just said was for 2004. There may be a chance it works in 2002. I haven't tried it on that platform yet, but my experience tell me that it'll work to some degree. There is a 2002/04 737-700 version by Jon Murchison on Flightsim, but I haven't tried it. Let me know if you decide...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Aug 07, 2004 4:09 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: WN 73G With Wing View From Cockpit Wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 7465

RE: WN 73G With Wing View From Cockpit Wanted

[email protected] , Go to FlightSim.com and search under Southwest Airlines. The file is named: n437wnv1.zip. It's a SWA 737NG in Canyon Blue with the choice of winglets or not and the choice of the NBA titles or not. It's by Kittyhawk Productions. I have the plane. I've flown it. It's very similar to the FFX...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Aug 07, 2004 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK - Landing, WOW
Replies: 52
Views: 12252

RE: JFK - Landing, WOW

N737AF, Look at <a href="http://www.myairplane.com" target=_blank>http://www.myairplane.com</a> under NACO approach plates. Here's the link for <acronym title="Houston - William P. Hobby (HOU / KHOU), USA - Texas">HOU</acronym>: <a href="http://www.myairplane.com/databases/approach/index.php?action=...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Don't Trains Blow Their Horns Anymore?
Replies: 32
Views: 4867

RE: Why Don't Trains Blow Their Horns Anymore?

From a planning standpoint, it is primarily the sound issue. Coming from a university that is basically split by a busy rail corridor, at Texas A&M University <a href="http://www.tamu.edu" target=_blank>http://www.tamu.edu</a> we have ALWAYS had the issue of the train. Granted College Station was na...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Iron Chef Fans: Past Or Current Series?
Replies: 27
Views: 2177

RE: Any Iron Chef Fans: Past Or Current Series?

The original series of Iron Chef is the best. Although, I generally cannot understand Tashiro Kandagawa. He's the guy with the black looking tupee that always brings challengers who loose and later was the first challenger of 2000. For that show he shaved his head. Always thought he had a chip on hi...

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by kdalaggie
Fri Jul 30, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS 777 Tailstrike In ZRH
Replies: 38
Views: 18938

RE: MAS 777 Tailstrike In ZRH

Dw747400, The -300 also has a tailskid on it's tail with a 'crushable' cylinder to prevent further damage in the event of a tailstrike. I assume there's an indicator in the cockpit when the cylinder is 'crushed'. Although I don't know how much other damage it would cause if the pilot were not to see...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Jul 27, 2004 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunken Rednecks Putting Bullet Holes In Aircraft
Replies: 66
Views: 18781

RE: Drunken Rednecks Putting Bullet Holes In Aircr

I think it was on the 777 5 part series that Boeing transported the 777 forward cockpit fuselage by rail as well and they showed a shell coming over the rail car, and they mentioned the 737 bullet holes and then mentioned that the covers don't really help that much anyways. Does anybody recall that ...

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by kdalaggie
Sun Jul 25, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Read Fast Food Nation?
Replies: 8
Views: 1781

RE: Ever Read Fast Food Nation?

Yeah, Read it for a one of my master's classes. The whole class stopped eating McDonald's for the rest of the semester. We all found the media focus on children quite interesting. It also sparked some added conversations with my father-in-law, a chemical engineer, who worked near <acronym title="Van...

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by kdalaggie
Fri Jul 23, 2004 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Holy Cow...look What I Got For My Birthday!
Replies: 22
Views: 3189

RE: Holy Cow...look What I Got For My Birthday!

WOW, congrats...... Were you there today when the 737-200 flew in? I'm assuming it was a 732. I was driving south from Villa Maria down Wellborn and saw parts of it on final.......It was probably about 12:30ish 1:00? Didn't want to get in a wreck! I wrote one of my good buddies who works in the TTI ...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Jul 17, 2004 5:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: AirPro 2000
Replies: 4
Views: 6826

RE: AirPro 2000

Yeah, I played it back when it was simply called AirPro. I haven't played it for a long while. I guess I should just look on the website and see if there's any new stuff since I last checked. (i.e. the A380) I just kinda wished it might have some sort of map to keep all of my routes and planes toget...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Jul 17, 2004 8:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Main Landing Gear Is Tilted During The Landing
Replies: 35
Views: 27346

RE: Why Main Landing Gear Is Tilted During The Lan

Mender, Here ya go...... <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/242391/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/242391/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/9/3...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Jul 17, 2004 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On A NW Flight (DTW-LAX)
Replies: 47
Views: 9202

RE: Questions On A NW Flight (DTW-LAX)

AHHHHHH.........got ya now.

I'm still catching up since coming out of my shadow, called graduate school. There were only really two things.....school/family.

Laters.

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by kdalaggie
Sat Jul 17, 2004 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On A NW Flight (DTW-LAX)
Replies: 47
Views: 9202

RE: Questions On A NW Flight (DTW-LAX)

Sorry,
I'm not from that part of the country. I don't really know about her or read her. I guess I'm in the dark in that respect, but thanks...gives me reason to find out about her.

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by kdalaggie
Sat Jul 17, 2004 4:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Main Landing Gear Is Tilted During The Landing
Replies: 35
Views: 27346

RE: Why Main Landing Gear Is Tilted During The Lan

I think the manufacturers have developed new uses for the tilting mechanisms too. I recall that Boeing put on 'semi-levered landing gears' on the 777-300 from an article or aviation show. From what I can remember that it does two things it changes the center of rotation rearwards and (stated from an...

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by kdalaggie
Sat Jul 17, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On A NW Flight (DTW-LAX)
Replies: 47
Views: 9202

Questions On A NW Flight (DTW-LAX)

A close friend told me about this article... <a href="http://womenswallstreet.com/WWS/article_landing.aspx?titleid=1&articleid=711" target=_blank>http://womenswallstreet.com/WWS/article_landing.aspx?titleid=1&articleid=711</a> I wish I could summarize it properly, but it may take too much space. Bas...

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by kdalaggie
Fri Jul 16, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone You Met With Players Before?
Replies: 23
Views: 1661

RE: Anyone You Met With Players Before?

Here's two.... I'm posting these for my Dad. He's a recently retired school teacher and school bus driver in Dallas. Note:Everyone in my neighborhood knew where I lived. It was the only one where a school bus was parked every school night. Anyways, I mentioned it to my Dad tonight and he can remembe...

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by kdalaggie
Thu Jul 15, 2004 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Car Should My Parents Buy For Me?
Replies: 58
Views: 3985

RE: Which Car Should My Parents Buy For Me?

There can be a difference, learning and just being given..... I was a very blessed person in that my parents got me two cars. My first was a 1977 Impala we had had for eight years. I drove it for two years (my family averages about a 10 year car span) then I got a 92 Lumina. GOD I really loved both ...

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by kdalaggie
Thu Jul 15, 2004 4:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Light Operations At Gate And After Landing
Replies: 13
Views: 6084

RE: Light Operations At Gate And After Landing

WOW, You learn something new everyday. I had always assumed the lower rotating beacon was tied somehow to the gear (i.e. light on when gear is extended in flight and vice versa) since when I'd observe aircraft arriving and departing I saw that light on when the gear was down. Excluding when the plan...

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by kdalaggie
Thu Jul 15, 2004 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 744 At Phx
Replies: 26
Views: 5554

RE: British Airways 744 At Phx

I found out. The exact place is Hole-in-the-Rock in Papago Park, just north of the 202 where it turns northward to go around the airport.

Just for people's added spotting places.....

KDALAggie

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by kdalaggie
Thu Jul 15, 2004 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 744 At Phx
Replies: 26
Views: 5554

RE: British Airways 744 At Phx

Jmc1975, The place I was referring to was not a restaurant, but a mountain. There is a path that goes from the front around to the back which leads up to the hole near the top of it. I'll just ask my brother or sister-in-law what the official name is. All I really know is that it is just east and no...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Jul 14, 2004 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 744 At Phx
Replies: 26
Views: 5554

RE: British Airways 744 At Phx

I must say I'm very jealous. My brother and sister-in-law live in Phoenix. Just northeast of the airport. They live next to a park with a mountain, I think is named "Hole in the Rock?" Anyways, it's only a 5 minute walk from their place or they can just go around their place and see the planes. I vi...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Jul 14, 2004 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Car Should My Parents Buy For Me?
Replies: 58
Views: 3985

RE: Which Car Should My Parents Buy For Me?

I must humbly disagree about the latest Saturn cars. Don't get me wrong, I still think it's a good company, it's just the newest Vue and Ion are lacking what the earliest models (which are the ones that made me fall in love with the company) had. Lately, it just seems that the design quality as take...

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by kdalaggie
Wed Jul 14, 2004 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Car Should I Get.
Replies: 47
Views: 2584

RE: Which Car Should I Get.

James, Your absolutely correct! Even though I'm finally out now, my parents still have Parent stickers on their cars. There were a couple times where she needed to change a tire or get a jump and got help, once from a AAA tow truck driver. When asked why and they always said that they saw, "THE STIC...

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by kdalaggie
Tue Jul 13, 2004 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Car Should I Get.
Replies: 47
Views: 2584

RE: Which Car Should I Get.

Nycfuturepilot, If you do perhaps get the Tahoe, ask your representative if there are any updates to the computers for the transmission and/or engine. As I mentioned before I have a Trailblazer and I've asked them if there were upgrades on the computer code. As a matter of fact I had an upgrade on m...

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by kdalaggie
Mon Jul 12, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Car Should I Get.
Replies: 47
Views: 2584

RE: Which Car Should I Get.

I can't resist. I say the Tahoe. You can still get some good rebates from <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym>, although I don't about Land Rover. I have a Trailblazer <acronym title="Exeter (EXT / EGTE), United Kingdom">EXT</acronym> and love it, but I get the feeling that the Tahoe can take ...

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by kdalaggie
Mon Jul 12, 2004 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Your Username Mean?
Replies: 94
Views: 7414

What Does Your Username Mean?

I grew up all my life near Love Field in Dallas, Texas. I actually wanted it to be <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym>, but I always assumed that people would think it was Delta Airlines so I added the K. Aggie, because well I'm an Aggie. For those who don't ...

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by kdalaggie
Mon Jul 12, 2004 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joke Of The Day!
Replies: 34
Views: 2179

RE: Joke Of The Day!

Two men are stranded on a desert island in the middle of the South Pacific. One man is sitting under a palm tree watching the horizon while the other is running around talking about starting a signal fire, and thinking about how to gather food water and shelter.......The man under the tree says, "Th...

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by kdalaggie
Sun Jul 11, 2004 2:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 7E7 Nose/tail
Replies: 53
Views: 5482

RE: 7E7 Nose/tail

I can't help think about how it's gonna fly with the new type of curves and surfaces. Although, with almost everything FBW now I'm sure there will be negligible difference. That also makes me wonder about the flight envelope based on her sleek design. Will it be a little more difficult to slow. I'm ...

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by kdalaggie
Sun Jul 11, 2004 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Could Be Re-designing The 7E7
Replies: 45
Views: 10600

RE: Boeing Could Be Re-designing The 7E7

I'd be interested to see what design changes they may have made, learned and whatnot,i.e. post 777 design, that may have gone into the 7E7, when they were working with Tupolev and doing test flights with the Tu-144, supersonically and subsonically in the late 1990's. Anyone have any information on t...

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