Search found 382 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8
by agrodemm
Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 2
Replies: 339
Views: 87730

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 2

I am monitoring the region on FR24 and more specifically RJA 406 - Beirut to Amman. What a circle.

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Mon Oct 23, 2006 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can I Carry On A Laptop W/o Battery - Urgent!
Replies: 13
Views: 4047

RE: Can I Carry On A Laptop W/o Battery - Urgent!

Thank you all for your replies.

I will give it a try tomorrow. I will get the laptop with the power cord/adapter and I will leave the dead battery home.

I will try to update you tomorrow.

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Mon Oct 23, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can I Carry On A Laptop W/o Battery - Urgent!
Replies: 13
Views: 4047

Can I Carry On A Laptop W/o Battery - Urgent!

Greetings to all, I have un urgent question. Tommorow morning I will be flying from Europe (not UK) to the US, (flight details do not matter) for a very short business trip. As I may need some office work to do during my trip, I took out of my closet an old (1999, PII model, but it is ok for the bas...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Oct 05, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB! Part 5
Replies: 99
Views: 18480

RE: PR-GTD Crashed While Running MAO-BSB! Part 5

Quoting Reply 39.. Do not bode well. I hope the legacy CVR will show that the ATC transmissions were not received. Equally the FDR may tell if the transponder was on or off. May be covered, but my question is: From what I have heard the Legacy took some time before finding an Irport before making th...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Dec 07, 2005 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Icelandair - What To Expect?
Replies: 11
Views: 2342

Icelandair - What To Expect?

Icelandair has good value for money. Also, if you go, try to avoid geting a taxi (cab) from the airport to Reykjavik. They are really expensive. Instead you may use a shuttle service to all hotels (which I think some are being owned by Iceladair) with a nominal fee. Reykjavik is one of the most expe...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sun Aug 14, 2005 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cypriot Plane Crash
Replies: 218
Views: 50414

Cypriot Plane Crash

In a greek forum it was written that recently this a/c on a flight to Luton had again problems with its airconditioning.

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sun Aug 14, 2005 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cypriot Plane Crash
Replies: 218
Views: 50414

Cypriot Plane Crash

Greek media report that the a/c was performing a scheduled flight from Larnaca (<acronym title="Larnaca - International (LCA / LCLK), Cyprus">LCA</acronym>) to AThens Eleftherios Venizelos. Soon after dparture the pilot reported a problem with the air conditioning (and heating) of the a/c. Apparentl...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Crash: A Half Decade Later
Replies: 75
Views: 10129

RE: Concorde Crash: A Half Decade Later

I sadly remember that day myself. For all of us, it has been five years from that day. For it seems very far away... back in 2000 I was still a graduate student, now I am married, with a child, working a lot etc... Different life back then (and more active anet user) but nevertheless, for most of us...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu May 06, 2004 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Scheduled Flight In Europe?
Replies: 26
Views: 12082

RE: Shortest Scheduled Flight In Europe?

Check this page.
http://www.alanmoar.flyer.co.uk/orkney/Shortestflight/shortest.htm
describes a video but it is not available.

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 26, 2004 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Carrying Macedonian President Crashes
Replies: 24
Views: 4735

RE: Plane Carrying Macedonian President Crashes

I heard the news in local (greek) media.
Really sad news.
Anybody knows whether it was a scheduled flight?

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Jan 14, 2004 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash In Uzbekistan
Replies: 6
Views: 3713

RE: Plane Crash In Uzbekistan

French Media (sorry I can not provide a link, but this is what I read from local news agencies) report that among the pax onboard the YAK 40, was a senior administrator from the UN Development Program in Uzbekistan. Even though it makes no difference who you are in such instances, still it is really...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Jan 14, 2004 6:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is The Point Of Seats Fwd During Takeoff?
Replies: 9
Views: 7567

RE: What Is The Point Of Seats Fwd During Takeoff?

KaiGywer: In relation to the back row comment, from my experience seats in the last row do not recline....

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Fri Aug 29, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blackout In London
Replies: 25
Views: 1655

Blackout In London

It is reported that London is experiencing electricity problems; a blackout is reported to be happening right now.
The Tube will be running slow tonight  Sad
Hope it is not something major

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Fri Aug 08, 2003 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hate The Bra *adult* I Need Advice!
Replies: 42
Views: 5769

RE: I Hate The Bra *adult* I Need Advice!

As MAx Powers said, ask them to help you out .....

I would add......... if you (the girl) would like to keep it in one piece......

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue Jul 29, 2003 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Lived Airline
Replies: 48
Views: 4491

RE: Shortest Lived Airline

What about the famous Caledonian Airlines?
It lived here in A.net for a while, but then it went down.
Please don't start flaming that poor guy that claimed what maybe he was or what he wanted to be...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Jul 24, 2003 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL-AL 747 Emergency
Replies: 30
Views: 7733

RE: EL-AL 747 Emergency

El Al Flight Lands Without Incident 14:32 Jul. 24, '03 / 24 Tammuz 5763 (IsraelNN.com) The mechanically troubled El Al flight 031 landed a few minutes ago in Ben-Gurion International Airport without incident. There are over 500 persons on board. The code red alert comes to an end. El Al Flight Expec...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Jul 24, 2003 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL-AL 747 Emergency
Replies: 30
Views: 7733

RE: EL-AL 747 Emergency

From the news flash of the Athens News Agency it is reported that the 747 has 536 passengers!!!
Does anybody know the pax configuration of EL - AL's 747's?

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Jul 24, 2003 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL-AL 747 Emergency
Replies: 30
Views: 7733

EL-AL 747 Emergency

I am reading right now that Tel Aviv International Airport "Ben Gurion" is on emergency preparations for the emergency landing of an EL AL 747 with "hydraulic probelms"
Anybody with more news?
I hope that this will end uneventfully...
Regards

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Jun 26, 2003 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 And 340 - Airlines Without PTV In Y
Replies: 38
Views: 9248

RE: 777 And 340 - Airlines Without PTV In Y

CHRISBA777ER

A correction:
Olympic Airways DOES have PTV's on Economy (from personal experience)
Thai DID NOT have last year that I travelled with their 777-300

Regards,

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue May 27, 2003 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi A321 Struck By Lightning
Replies: 30
Views: 6098

RE: Bmi A321 Struck By Lightning

Even though, many will come up and say that this is "business as usual", I would say that from a pasenger's point of view, this event is something that they will remember. I also want to comment on the article about the "thousands of feet" of altitude that the plane lost....... At any rate, it seems...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue May 27, 2003 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down In Turkey...
Replies: 19
Views: 4260

RE: Plane Down In Turkey...

The Turkish FAA (I guess not officially) is speculating a pilot error for this
accident.
One way or another, this remains another tragic event.

RIP

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue May 13, 2003 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Unsolved Mysteries On A.net
Replies: 42
Views: 5801

RE: 2 Unsolved Mysteries On A.net

Look at this one... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/343378/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/343378/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/7/3/343378.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" bord...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Fri May 09, 2003 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Greek Isles
Replies: 14
Views: 2041

RE: Best Greek Isles

All the islands you mention are cosmopolitan, Hydra and Santorini are smaller but definately Rhodes and Crete will need almost a week each. Depending what you want, you can find many other smaller islands. Rhodes and Crete are very big islands with various options.... from very croweded hot spots, t...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Mar 27, 2003 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tenerife: 26 Years Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 2557

RE: Tenerife: 26 Years Ago

As Serge put it, Yet another year. It seemed to me that this year passed ultra quickly... But I am sure that for many people that lost relatives or friends 26 years ago, this year was still one that not a single dya passed without thinking about that day.... At least for the rest of us , let us offe...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Mar 20, 2003 3:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sensation - Aziz Defects!
Replies: 20
Views: 1553

RE: Sensation - Aziz Defects!

ABout an hour ago Tareq Aziz gave a press conference from Bagdad
It was shown on local TV.
He seemed alive and well and repeated the usual theses of Iraq.

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Mon Mar 17, 2003 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Olympic 747s In Indonesia
Replies: 8
Views: 2825

RE: Ex Olympic 747s In Indonesia

Correct me if my wrong, but I thought all Olympic 747's were scrapped, since OA did not find anyone to buy them...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 27, 2003 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 28
Views: 5171

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

AMSMAN: Two set off from the northpole, when they reach the equator (1/4 of the way) one refules the other, leaving one with a half empty tank.... That is not correct.... at the equator, both planes have 50% fuel remaining... If the one refuels the other to the top, then the other ends up with zero ...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 27, 2003 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 28
Views: 5171

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

Oxygen, Initialy I worked on that problem with 3 refuelling planes (as you did) but refuelling at quarters. I saw your solution, which stands correct, and I started thinking of which one was more "economical". It turned out that both ones (refuelling at "quarters" or "thirds" turned out to "burn" 7 ...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 27, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 19
Views: 3054

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

XFSUgimpLB41X

From the equator to the pole is half the range of the a/c
how does 3 planes.... lets say at the equator.

How does Aircaft 3 returns home from the pole , by having refuelled a/c 2?

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 27, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 28
Views: 5171

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

Saintsman,
I don't think we can do it with just 2
At 45% both planes have 75%
At 90% both planes have 50%
if A gives B the remaining 50%, so as to be able to fly 180% more to 270%
then A has no fuel to return...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 27, 2003 12:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 19
Views: 3054

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

For a plane to make the circle,
I got one with two refuelling planes .

posted at civil aviation

What do you think?

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Feb 27, 2003 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 28
Views: 5171

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

Looking at it again I think it can be done with 2 refuelling planes: Here how it goes: So here is the story: All 3 planes takeoff simulaneously moving Eastwards from Base: At 1/4 distance form half way (lets call it centre): A/C 0,1,2 have remaining fuel 75% A/C 2 gives 25% to each A/C 0 and A/C 1, ...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Feb 26, 2003 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Perfect Math Test!
Replies: 28
Views: 5171

RE: The Perfect Math Test!

Very nice one.... Without looking at the already posted replies , I got 4 a/c myself. Assumptions: Refueling is done at 0 time (both inflight and at base) A/C 0 is the one that will make the whole trip A/C1 A/C2 AND A/C3 are the "refuelling" planes. So here is the story: Both planes takeoff simulane...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Fri Feb 07, 2003 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sad Website About Drunk Driving
Replies: 2
Views: 1751

RE: Sad Website About Drunk Driving

In many countries (including mine) deaths/injuries because of car accidents is a plague. The top reason for these accidents is intoxication (mainly drinking).... Even one drink can make a difference, the excuse " I am feeling perfect" is not valid. Don't Drink and Drive should not become a fear for ...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Jan 15, 2003 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Low-cost To Iceland
Replies: 4
Views: 2821

RE: New Low-cost To Iceland

I have travelled JFk-LHR with Icelandair back on 2000. I would say that I had the cheapest fare for that time, and great service too. Also Icelandair gives the option of a two-three days stopover in Iceland while travelling transatlantic. In this way you an have a cheap way to travel to Iceland as w...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Fri Jan 10, 2003 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Important Update About Me
Replies: 23
Views: 1925

RE: Important Update About Me

I wish that everything will go fine.
Some things are beyond our power, and all we can do is pray.
Be strong and good luck.

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Thu Jan 09, 2003 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mid-air Plane Crash In Turkey-this Time Military
Replies: 3
Views: 5509

RE: Mid-air Plane Crash In Turkey-this Time Military

Training flight
2 RF-4 Phantoms involvled
Unfortunately all 4 pilots confirmed dead (as reported by the Turkish Air Force)
RIP

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Dec 11, 2002 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GE 747 Engine Fire
Replies: 27
Views: 4407

RE: GE 747 Engine Fire

Indeed, Hkgspotter, this does not sound very good, but I am glad that any possible problems in a new engine would appear during testing. I am 100% sure that the GE guys will examine all possible scenarios about what went wrong, and finally, the positive outcomes of this process will be much more ben...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sun Nov 24, 2002 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Check Now USD/EURO XG Rare
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

RE: Check Now USD/EURO XG Rare

Reuters is also giving weird results...

Check

http://www.reuters.com/financeCurrencies.jhtml

I would guess that many websites are interlinked, but apparently somebody had made a gross mistake here...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sun Nov 24, 2002 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Check Now USD/EURO XG Rare
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

RE: Check Now USD/EURO XG Rare

Hi Andreas

I am now checking it again...
Earlier today I have cecked FT , CNN Money and they were giving "normal" quotes.... but,

Yahoo Finance still gives 0,9225
http://finance.yahoo.com/m3?u

Isn't it weird?


Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sat Nov 23, 2002 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Check Now USD/EURO XG Rare
Replies: 3
Views: 1040

Check Now USD/EURO XG Rare

Something is going wrong today.... I am checking the XG Rate of USD/Euro... Both local (Greek) websites and Yahoo, is showing 1 Euro is 0,93 USD or 1 USD 1,06 Euro Tose are real time (as we speak ... 11.30 GMT) Yesterday it was parity 1-1 2 days ago Euro was stronger. This is really strange...... Ma...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue Oct 15, 2002 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Bali A Profitable Destination For Airlines?
Replies: 11
Views: 2562

RE: Is Bali A Profitable Destination For Airlines?

I do not know whether it is profitable or not, but flights were almost packed evryday. Without a confirmation (Standard for all carriers flying to Bali) for departure from DPS you would lose your seat. IMHO I would not say that tourism is over in Bali. The vast majority of the people is friendly, an...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Mon Oct 14, 2002 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Australia-Bali Flights Cancelled
Replies: 42
Views: 7221

RE: All Australia-Bali Flights Cancelled

I have been to Bali on mid June during my honeymoon. What amazed me was the friendliness of the local people. Despite the fact that Bali has more than 3 million people (the majority >90% Hinduists) and their main source of income is tourism (basically the SE of the island) , still it was obvious the...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue Oct 01, 2002 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Airliners.net Member Forum Awards
Replies: 110
Views: 4332

RE: The Airliners.net Member Forum Awards

1. Swiss
2. Continental
3. Swiss
4. Singapore Airlines
5. B 757-200
6. A340-300
7. Star Alliance
8. Keflavik (I really liked this airport)
9. Lufthansa
10. Singapore Airlines

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Wed Sep 18, 2002 8:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short Stopovers & Starwood Stays (SZG/BKK/SIN/KUL)
Replies: 15
Views: 5273

RE: Short Stopovers & Starwood Stays (SZG/BKK/SIN/KUL)

I am curious how much did that trip cost?
Any estimates?

I would place it (w/o any particular calculation in the 5000 Euro range)
w/o personal expenses.

BTW excellent report!!

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sat Aug 10, 2002 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?
Replies: 18
Views: 2552

RE: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?

Oh dear, Telaban!!!!!!! GOD rid em!!!!!!!!! I guess UA just got hijacked. damn those terrorists America! Prepare For War! It took others (and officials) much more hours (and days.....) just to focus on these facts, this guy just posted these ones, isn't that worth to give him credit? As far as the 3...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sat Aug 10, 2002 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?
Replies: 18
Views: 2552

RE: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?

777, I take your comments and I revise: In less than a couple of hours (15:07:02 to 16:03:55, or 09:07 to 10:03, when all hell was breaking loose) åviatioÑ_lover, IMHO, managed (by watching the same news that all of us did) to capture the mostcorrect facts of what actually happened, among millions o...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sat Aug 10, 2002 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?
Replies: 18
Views: 2552

RE: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?

I was watching the news myself, but I do not recall anybody within 35 minutes to mention Taleban, figure out it was a deliberate hijack, and predict the war against terrorism. I was just amazed that at that time within all the unconfirmed news and theories, this guy sorted just the (now that we know...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Sat Aug 10, 2002 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?
Replies: 18
Views: 2552

9/11 How This Guy Knew That Much?

I was just reading again, maybe the most infamous topic on Anet, that earlier someone just brought it up. Topic: Airplane Crashed Into The World Trade Center. Despite the horror I lived for one more time, I was intrigued to read the posts from this member: I guess this guy figured out the whole stor...

Jump to post
by agrodemm
Tue Jul 30, 2002 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Delta 777 Seats Going From 2-5-2 To 3-3-3?
Replies: 30
Views: 5122

RE: Why Are Delta 777 Seats Going From 2-5-2 To 3-3-3?

I would agree that the only reason is the "feeling" the passengers have on a 3-3-3 config. The 2-5-2 just seems cramped.
At any rate, what I really like is the 2-4-2 config on the A-340's. IMO this is the most fair configuration. Everybody is at most 1 seat away from aisles.

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8