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by Starfuryt
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Captcha Cloudflare on Anet
Replies: 20
Views: 753

Re: Captcha Cloudflare on Anet

SQ22 wrote:
I have forwarded it again, it has been reported, but then it was solved after clearing the Captcha. So you seem to be the only one who reported it.


i have cleared the captcha a dozen times now, and it still comes up every time I do an image search from a new browser tab.

-Mikhail

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by Starfuryt
Sat Sep 25, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Captcha Cloudflare on Anet
Replies: 20
Views: 753

Re: Captcha Cloudflare on Anet

Same here, has been happening for about 2-3 days now.

-Mikhail

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by Starfuryt
Wed Sep 08, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021
Replies: 777
Views: 168626

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021

http://kpae.blogspot.com/2021/09/paine- ... 7.html?m=1


I was about to post that it's about 30-40 minutes from IAH, if any local spotters want to catch it.
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Opus99 wrote:


I was about to post that it's about 30-40 minutes from IAH, if any local spotters want to catch it.

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by Starfuryt
Tue Aug 10, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit operational challenges
Replies: 401
Views: 63029

Re: Spirit operational challenges

I flew Spirit BWI-CUN this morning. Apart from insane check-in line for international flights everything seemed to go pretty well.

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by Starfuryt
Fri Aug 06, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit operational challenges
Replies: 401
Views: 63029

Re: Spirit operational challenges

I'm booked on BWI-CUN on Tuesday, today seems to be the first day it actually flew after 4 days of cancellations. I generally do my best to avoid spirit, but the price here was half of everyone else so it made.

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by Starfuryt
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "CO2 Emissions Would Fall 34% If Every Fleet Was As Young As Wizz Air’s"
Replies: 61
Views: 5725

Re: "CO2 Emissions Would Fall 34% If Every Fleet Was As Young As Wizz Air’s"

In the US transportation accounts for 30% of CO2 emission, Airplanes account for 10% of transportation emissions, thus airplanes account for roughly 3% of the total emissions. The global numbers are likely somewhat similar. While every little bit counts, you could call this a solution in search of a...

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by Starfuryt
Mon Jun 28, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737's main landing gear length
Replies: 12
Views: 2385

Re: 737's main landing gear length

Not to be an asshole, but there are a number of 737 related threads where this has been asked, discussed, and beaten to death more than once. Surely we don't need another thread on this.

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by Starfuryt
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Prescreening Advice
Replies: 28
Views: 3229

Re: Prescreening Advice

The titles look blurry and the text on the forward gear bay door is nearly unreadable.

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by Starfuryt
Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Screening Feeback
Replies: 28
Views: 14817

Re: Screening Feeback

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... a31c43de2d

Thanks
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Been a while since I posted in my own thread, I recently got a blurry rejection on this...and for the life of me I can't see where it's blurry

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... a31c43de2d

Thanks

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by Starfuryt
Wed Jun 16, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23253

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

Would be interesting to hear from long haul pilots what they think about being left in the cockpit alone for hours on end with not a whole lot to do and no one to talk to.

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by Starfuryt
Tue May 11, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Round the world airlines
Replies: 25
Views: 3937

Re: Round the world airlines

SQ Cargo goes a round the world flight. SQ7980 and 7979.
Singapore - Hong Kong - Anchorage - Dallas - Brussels - Sharjah - Singapore. I caught the SQ bird departing ANC to Dallas on that route when I was there back in March.

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by Starfuryt
Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Delta's 777LRs going to FedEx?
Replies: 69
Views: 15175

Re: Are Delta's 777LRs going to FedEx?

Since the 773ER is 50K heavier than an LR, does this give the LR a higher freight capacity and landing weight by close to 50K? And, how many 773ER freight conversions are likely, 50, 100, what's a ballpark number? This is an interesting question actually, on paper 77F is 20k lbs lighter than 777-30...

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by Starfuryt
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lufthansa livery concept?
Replies: 38
Views: 6464

Re: lufthansa livery concept?

Well good thing they reflected LH's position as a premium carrier with a truly premium Eurowhite livery. LH's yellow was iconic and it stood out from the rest, now it's just same boring old white with some color slapped on the tail.

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by Starfuryt
Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have we started liking Lufthansa's new livery?
Replies: 49
Views: 3516

Re: Have we started liking Lufthansa's new livery?

LH is my most flown airline in terms of miles by a factor of 3. That being said I still very much dislike the new livery. The yellow tail made it distinctive and recognizable, you could always tell it was LH if you couldn't make out anything other than the tail. Now it's just generic eurowhite :( Ac...

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by Starfuryt
Fri Nov 13, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volga-Dnepr AN124-100 emergency landing and overrun
Replies: 58
Views: 13436

Re: Volga-Dnepr AN124-100 emergency landing and overrun

Excellent job by the pilots, but that bird might never fly again. :( There is a video on avherald with PIC interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtfDIwNZia0 "Engine number 2 exploded, severed all electrical systems, we returned to the airport without any electrical power to the aircraft. T...

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by Starfuryt
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 reached its 1500th delivery
Replies: 74
Views: 11153

Re: Airbus A330 reached its 1500th delivery

1500 airplanes, 250 flights in my life and somehow I managed to never fly on an A330...

Well done to Airbus!

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by Starfuryt
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 750017

Re: Does United fly the 763 domestic at all?

Looking at FR24 right now there are 3 763s in the air, IAH-ORD, ORD-IAH, and DEN-ORD

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by Starfuryt
Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20th anniversary of Air France 4590 Concorde crash
Replies: 46
Views: 8054

Re: 20th anniversary of Air France 4590 Concorde crash

There is plenty of blame to be laid at the feet of AF and the flight crew specifically (for being overweight). However at the end of the day all of those factors are secondary, just like any other crash there is always a primary cause that starts the chains of events that leads to a crash. Some are ...

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by Starfuryt
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20th anniversary of Air France 4590 Concorde crash
Replies: 46
Views: 8054

Re: 20th anniversary of Air France 4590 Concorde crash

Hard to believe that's it's been 20 years. Rest in peace to everyone who died in that terrible tragedy that ultimately brought the end of the supersonic age.

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by Starfuryt
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Number of Boeing 747 passenger airliners still flying
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Re: Number of Boeing 747 passenger airliners still flying

At any given time right now there are very few passenger 747s operating and at times there are none at all.
I know that LH flies a few routes on them right now but that's about it as far as regular 747 service goes.

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by Starfuryt
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: View Counter
Replies: 5
Views: 11087

Re: View Counter

I was looking for an answer to this as well. I have some photos which are somehow back into double digit view territory when I know for a fact they were all in the 300-400 range.
Also the total number of views in my profile has not changed.

Thanks,

-Mikhail

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by Starfuryt
Wed May 13, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 6414

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Does anyone know what the deal is with the 2 frames for the Polish gov't? They've first flown a while ago, are they undergoing outfitting?

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by Starfuryt
Tue May 12, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 6414

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Boeing has reported their order and delivery numbers for April 2020. ————— There was one delivery: United States Navy - 1x 737-800A/P-8 ————— Boeing reported no new orders for the 737NG. ————— Backlog as of 31 March 2020 737-700 - 0 (+3 737-700W) Unidentified Customer - 3 (737-700W) 737-800 - 2 (+2 ...

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by Starfuryt
Tue May 12, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to Antonov?
Replies: 36
Views: 8111

Re: What happened to Antonov?

I don't see Antonov being able to do any serious upgrades to the aircraft w/o Russian help. The number of Russian parts in the aircraft is too great. So as long as the current political situation persists, Antonov is going exactly nowhere, which is a damn shame if you ask me. Also as far as the engi...

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by Starfuryt
Mon May 11, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long will middle seats be deemed “off limits” for most flights?
Replies: 39
Views: 3296

Re: How long will middle seats be deemed “off limits” for most flights?

It's not like leaving the middle seat empty actually does anything, you are stuck in the same tube with the same people for hours, breathing the same air. As far as I'm concerned I still probably have a higher chance of being involved in a crash on the way to the airport than actually getting sick o...

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by Starfuryt
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual Flights/Aircraft due to Lockdown
Replies: 5
Views: 1512

Re: Unusual Flights/Aircraft due to Lockdown

Not that it's unusual, but AN-225 has been quite busy this month. This is made more interesting by the fact that she has been on the ground for 18 months.

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by Starfuryt
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would a 757MAX been better than the 737MAX?
Replies: 56
Views: 7108

Re: Would a 757MAX been better than the 737MAX?

So when is Boeing gonna restart the 757 line? :stirthepot: :duck: :white:

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by Starfuryt
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 6414

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Boeing has reported their order and delivery numbers for March 2020. ————— There was one delivery: United States Navy - 1x 737-800A/P-8 ————— Boeing reported 3 new orders for the P-8 as well. New Zealand - 4 US Navy - 8 Gov't of Korea - 6 (I don't think those are really new, but they weren't in the ...

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by Starfuryt
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Soviet Airliners Outside the Eastern Bloc
Replies: 72
Views: 8540

Re: Soviet Airliners Outside the Eastern Bloc

"software updates" and Tu-154 has never really been used in the same sentence. (at least as far the original design is concerned)

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by Starfuryt
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Samaritan's Purse DC-8 flying GSO to Italy
Replies: 57
Views: 12648

Re: Samaritan's Purse DC-8 flying GSO to Italy

Here she is at Dulles today: Image

sorry, this is about least heat hazed frame I could find.

-Mikhail

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by Starfuryt
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Samaritan's Purse DC-8 flying GSO to Italy
Replies: 57
Views: 12648

Re: Samaritan's Purse DC-8 flying GSO to Italy

She is inbound to IAD. I'm going to try and catch her when she gets in here, though she really couldn't pick a worse time with the sun directly overhead :D

-Mikhail

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by Starfuryt
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 6414

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Does anyone know what's going on at Boeing in general? I know there are a number of covid-19 cases reported at the plant. Could we be heading for the first month of no 737 deliveries in basically forever?

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by Starfuryt
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1289
Views: 365503

Re: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread

According Dutch message board Scramble,'t Praethuys, KLM , page 282, member aws747 : PH-BFH : 144976 flight hours, 18403 cycles Highest KLM 744 PH-BFI : 146.041 hours Highest KLM 744 PH-BFH : 18.403 cycles KLM 744 Fleet overview (except freighters) : BFA 125.836 / 16.881 BFB 134.729 / 18.024 BFC 14...

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by Starfuryt
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1289
Views: 365503

Re: KLM retires all 747 by end of March

jfklganyc wrote:
This downturn will finish the 744s like 9/11 finished the 727s


there is still over 300 744s listed as active on planespotters so this probably won't happen.

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by Starfuryt
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1289
Views: 365503

Re: KLM retires all 747 by end of March

Sad if this is true, but not unexpected. Seems like my goal of spotting the queen at AMS won't happen.

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by Starfuryt
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 55909

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Also since this is a 747 order/delivery thread can we try to stay on topic (i'm guilty of going off topic myself) Boeing reported their deliveries for February 2020. There were no deliveries (no deliveries in 2020 for that matter). There was a LOI sent to Boeing by Avatar Airlines for 30 frames, whi...

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by Starfuryt
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 55909

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing ... 97.article



I hope this livery never sees the light of day honestly.
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744SPX wrote:
Apparently a new livery as well. It's hideous, like it was influenced by Trump. Same livery as his 757, just flipped.

https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing ... 97.article



I hope this livery never sees the light of day honestly.

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by Starfuryt
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 345032

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

LH Press release: highlights: Chicago, Newark (New York) and Washington will still be served Special flight schedule for the USA will be available soon Flight operations to Canada continue unchanged The impact of the changes in the entry regulations for India is currently being assessed Customers ar...

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by Starfuryt
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 345032

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

One of the very last posts in the previous thread was Finnair's press release, so I'm going to repost it here. tl;dr: "Finnair is cancelling all flights to the US between 19 March and 12 April due to the US Government’s travel restrictions. Finnair is also cancelling its flights to Delhi betwee...

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by Starfuryt
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 6414

Re: Boeing 737NG Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Boeing has reported their order and delivery numbers for February. There was one delivery: United States Navy - 1x 737-800A/P-8 There were no new orders for the 737NG in January. ————— Backlog as of 29 February 2020 737-700 - 0 (+3 737-700W) Unidentified Customer - 3 (737-700W) 737-800 - 2 (+2 BBJ2,...

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by Starfuryt
Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 years since MH370: Time for Malaysia to finally admit the truth?
Replies: 63
Views: 9095

Re: 6 years since MH370: Time for Malaysia to finally admit the truth?

RIP to the crew and passengers. Hard to believe it's been 6 years and we are no closer to finding the answers. I would advise against jumping to conclusions. Blaming the captain the easiest thing to do for everyone. It's always easy to blame someone who is not there to defend himself, the reality mi...

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by Starfuryt
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Boeing continually improve their products?
Replies: 53
Views: 7018

Re: Do Boeing continually improve their products?

on a similar note I'd also be interested in how engines that hang on these planes evolve over time. 767 technically has had the same engines being put under the wings for 20 years, but surely they are not the exact same that were made 20 years ago? How much modification can an engine go through befo...

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by Starfuryt
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Hitler visited America?
Replies: 45
Views: 1780

Re: What if Hitler visited America?

Wow really? Don't overestimate the Soviet role? It’s not possible to overestimate the soviet’s tole in getting rid of the Nazis. They where crucial. In fact, without wishing to belittle the tremendous effort of the USA, the war in Europe would have been won without the USA as well. But it would hav...

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by Starfuryt
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Hitler visited America?
Replies: 45
Views: 1780

Re: What if Hitler visited America?

I'll throw in a different angle... If Hitler came to the US and made good impressions, *Americans* may have been the ones to behave differently. Don't forget, the US had a lot of German immigrants and many Americans even supported Hitler over the UK and France. Many Americans weren't too keen in jo...

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by Starfuryt
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Hitler visited America?
Replies: 45
Views: 1780

Re: What if Hitler visited America?

I'll throw in a different angle... If Hitler came to the US and made good impressions, *Americans* may have been the ones to behave differently. Don't forget, the US had a lot of German immigrants and many Americans even supported Hitler over the UK and France. Many Americans weren't too keen in jo...

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by Starfuryt
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1289
Views: 365503

Re: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread

How many hours/cycles did the retired LH 744s have? Same question for the still active frames as well. I remember seeing some very high numbers for them.

-Mikhail

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by Starfuryt
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 177535

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The situation in Japan is heading for catastrophe and the numbers are way understated, probably not in the same dimension as those reported, by my estimates possibly already exceeding the total case count currently posted for the whole world. stop with the fear mongering. Unless you have some intim...

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by Starfuryt
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Sci-fi/fantasy vessel
Replies: 34
Views: 1763

Re: Favorite Sci-fi/fantasy vessel

I think it's pretty obvious what my favorite is.

Capital Ship: Omega class babylon 5, Orion Class Descent Freespace 1 and 2

-Mikhail

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