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by rossyboy
Tue Jan 31, 2006 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!
Replies: 127
Views: 7941

RE: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!

Well, glad to see my pic has attracted lots of attention hehe...and anyways, aren't you all a bit too old for a 16 year old boy and girl? Hehe, Frontiercpt, you'll be surprised to see Ireland hasn't much to offer...most guys are straight...as is our little friend...

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by rossyboy
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!
Replies: 127
Views: 7941

RE: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!

Don't worry, Frontiercpt, he's much hotter in real life  Smile

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by rossyboy
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!
Replies: 127
Views: 7941

RE: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!

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by rossyboy
Sun Jan 29, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!
Replies: 127
Views: 7941

RE: Official Self Pics Thread......number 30-1!

Myself (large guy on left) and two friends last Friday night (makin sexy poses  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/mischievous.gif" alt="mischievous" border=0>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> <img src="http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a45/rossyxan/6e...

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by rossyboy
Sun Dec 04, 2005 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Death Penalty Unfair For Murderers?
Replies: 86
Views: 5158

RE: Is The Death Penalty Unfair For Murderers?

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by rossyboy
Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How's Your Day Been?
Replies: 37
Views: 2036

RE: How's Your Day Been?

Today, I got up at 12 midday. I went down to the shops and bought a roll. Ate it. For the rest day, I play FS2004 (depressurisation and failed flaps on a 747 in FSPassengers- got a -1000 points <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> ) and I went for a cycle (I clocked up ...

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by rossyboy
Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Picture Thread 10
Replies: 123
Views: 5942

RE: Self Picture Thread 10

I don't post here often (in fact, hardly ever) but tonight I'll make an exception... Here's me as of ten minutes ago...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> <img src="http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a45/rossyxan/6be30060.jpg" width="352" height="288" border=0> Grinn...

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by rossyboy
Wed Aug 24, 2005 7:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway In Dublin Before 1990
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

RE: Runway In Dublin Before 1990

Timz, do you have any pics or scans of this, please?

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by rossyboy
Tue Aug 23, 2005 10:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway In Dublin Before 1990
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

RE: Runway In Dublin Before 1990

Thanks for the info. Any old charts/maps or anything showing this?

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by rossyboy
Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runway In Dublin Before 1990
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Runway In Dublin Before 1990

Hello everyone, It's been a while since I last posted but I was wondering about Dublin Airport before 1989 i.e. runway 05/23. As it is almost impossible to find out about this except from photos, I was wondering if any older Dublin spotters remember it and details about it e.g. length, approach, or ...

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by rossyboy
Sun Aug 14, 2005 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cypriot Plane Crash
Replies: 218
Views: 50373

Cypriot Plane Crash

From watching the Greek news, they made it very clear that the two pilots were either unconscious or, more likely, dead from depressurisation. The news is reporting that a passenger on board had sent a message to a relative in which he says his goodbyes so the problem must have started much earlier....

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by rossyboy
Wed Jul 20, 2005 5:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Olympic Operation Frequencies
Replies: 2
Views: 2103

Olympic Operation Frequencies

Hi, Does anyone know what frequencies Olympic communicates on with their company e.g. in <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> and <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL)...

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by rossyboy
Wed Jul 13, 2005 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LTU Airbus And Olympic Aircraft Collide In JFK
Replies: 34
Views: 12833

RE: LTU Airbus And Olympic Aircraft Collide In JFK

Does anyone know what happened with the L-1011 three days ago? What airline, aircraft registration e.t.c. was it?

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by rossyboy
Thu Jul 07, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: All Women Crew (joke)
Replies: 16
Views: 11673

RE: All Women Crew (joke)

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by rossyboy
Sat Jul 02, 2005 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Do Fags Cost In Your Country?
Replies: 72
Views: 8691

RE: How Much Do Fags Cost In Your Country?

Last time I saw anyone buying some, they cost Euro 6.90. In US money that's $8.35.

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by rossyboy
Mon Jun 27, 2005 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How British Are You?
Replies: 110
Views: 3325

RE: How British Are You?

I am 0% british yet I got 11 out of 15. I got a seat in Parliament. LOL
 idea 

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by rossyboy
Mon Jun 27, 2005 8:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Maps, Finally Adds The Rest Of The World!
Replies: 45
Views: 3940

RE: Google Maps, Finally Adds The Rest Of The World!

Hey! I found this out first! How come no one read my thread which was posted TWO days before?

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by rossyboy
Mon Jun 27, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things That Make You Say "Buggggghhhh"
Replies: 12
Views: 3852

RE: Things That Make You Say "Buggggghhhh"

Things that make me say 'Bugggghhhhh'? Are you okay upstairs?  crazy   drunk 

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by rossyboy
Sat Jun 25, 2005 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Maps Gets More Countries
Replies: 2
Views: 2097

Google Maps Gets More Countries

Hi I don't know if anyone cares but Google has added more countries to its aerial photography e.g. in Europe. So far I've seen <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>, <acronym ti...

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by rossyboy
Fri Jun 10, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Birdstrike On Olympic A340
Replies: 11
Views: 3294

Birdstrike On Olympic A340

Hello all, I've just heard via satellite on the Greek news that an Olympic A340-300 at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym>/LGAV) had suffered a ...

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by rossyboy
Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic's A340s
Replies: 21
Views: 3173

RE: Olympic's A340s

Yep...I most certainly do agree with the food. On the way to Amsterdam, they gave us some of the best croissants I have ever tasted...warm and delicious. The last <acronym title="Olympic Airways (Greece)">OA</acronym> accident (Aviation) was in August 1989 on a Shorts 330 in Samos...No accidents wil...

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by rossyboy
Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olympic's A340s
Replies: 21
Views: 3173

Olympic's A340s

Hi Everyone, As I am half Greek and have posted before, I now have a question for anyone more experienced than me in the forum. Does Olympic Airlines (nee Airways) own its four A340-300 aircraft or are they leased from some sort of leasing company?  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/confu...

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by rossyboy
Sun May 01, 2005 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic, What Planes On Specific Route
Replies: 14
Views: 3844

RE: Virgin Atlantic, What Planes On Specific Route

I'd guess it would be either an A340-300 or a B747-400. I don't think it will be an A340-600 as that would be more for places further away...someone please correct me if I'm wrong?

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by rossyboy
Fri Apr 29, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Scariest-looking Aircraft!
Replies: 21
Views: 2981

RE: Scariest-looking Aircraft!

Not suprised that it's in that condition...it's been in use since 1981.

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by rossyboy
Fri Apr 29, 2005 4:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fake Names Of Airlines [ex. Northworst]
Replies: 133
Views: 14603

RE: Fake Names Of Airlines [ex. Northworst]

Some more:  Smile

BA= Bloody awful
BOAC= Better on a camel
SAS= Sex and Satisfaction

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by rossyboy
Fri Apr 29, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Graceful 4 Engine Airliner?
Replies: 56
Views: 5581

RE: Most Graceful 4 Engine Airliner?

My alltime favourite has to be the A340-300. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/810639/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/810639/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC=...

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by rossyboy
Wed Apr 27, 2005 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malev To Start DUB-ATH Route
Replies: 3
Views: 2873

Malev To Start DUB-ATH Route

Hi everyone! Just gotten news that Malev is planning to start a flight from Dublin <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> to Eleftherios Venizelos <acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos...

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by rossyboy
Wed Apr 27, 2005 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Satellite Photo Of SAN/Plane On Approach Question
Replies: 14
Views: 6292

RE: Satellite Photo Of SAN/Plane On Approach Question

There's a taxiway in MEM beside 36L which looks like it was once a runway- you can see the overrun area and the faded markings.

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by rossyboy
Thu Apr 21, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Police Attitudes To Planespotters
Replies: 27
Views: 3372

Greek Police Attitudes To Planespotters

Hi Everyone I have just returned from Athens were I spent a week on my midterm break. (I'm half Greek) Needless to say, I attempted to planespot at Elefterios Venizelos. However, while watching, I was a bit uneasy as there was a security van patroling that stopped briefly then contnued. I couldn't s...

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by rossyboy
Sun Mar 20, 2005 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Awesome T/O Video
Replies: 54
Views: 12658

RE: Awesome T/O Video

God, Dallas Fort Worth is one HUGE airport isn't it?

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by rossyboy
Sun Mar 13, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Speed On Departure
Replies: 3
Views: 9360

Speed On Departure

Hi everyone. I was just wondering as to if it was normal operation for the pilot to reduce the aircraft's speed after take-off. I would assume they would, since if they didn't do anything then the aircraft would overspeed, the turns would be too wide e.t.c. Any pilots out there who know if this is t...

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by rossyboy
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Air Traffic Control
Replies: 6
Views: 6876

RE: Air Traffic Control

how exactly do you get the antennas off the tv?

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by rossyboy
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Technical Problems With FS2004
Replies: 1
Views: 6073

Technical Problems With FS2004

Hi everyone. I was wondering if anyone could help me with some technical problems I'm having with FS2004. When I am flying an aircraft, it is fine but about half an hour later when I do a certain action (e.g. bring up the GPS, look down or look at the map) it switches off. This also happens when I a...

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by rossyboy
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:35 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Callsign Trouble
Replies: 9
Views: 3863

RE: Callsign Trouble

How come some callsigns are already there though? Are they already by default installed?

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by rossyboy
Tue Jan 04, 2005 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI Registered Italian Aircraft Question
Replies: 3
Views: 4133

RE: EI Registered Italian Aircraft Question

On one of the 777s there is a registration of EI-DBL. I think they're leased from Irish companies.

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by rossyboy
Mon Jan 03, 2005 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus A330 Ground Incident
Replies: 39
Views: 14864

RE: Aer Lingus A330 Ground Incident

On New Year's Eve, I was spotting at Dublin, around the back where old runway 23 used to be. I had to get my dad to stop for 10 mins as I saw one of the 330s. It was <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-<acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philip...

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by rossyboy
Fri Dec 31, 2004 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerLingus& Iberia Should Be Kicked Out Of Oneworld
Replies: 64
Views: 10545

RE: AerLingus& Iberia Should Be Kicked Out Of Oneworld

I don't care what the article says- these airlines have every right to be in Oneworld...if you wanted to kick someone out of an alliance, try American or Delta instead. I am not saying that Aer Lingus is the best (making you pay for your food has sunk it to the level of Ryanair) but kicking them out...

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by rossyboy
Mon Dec 06, 2004 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Aer Lingus Afford To Run An A380?
Replies: 70
Views: 11221

RE: Could Aer Lingus Afford To Run An A380?

And what about the runway length in DUB? 10/28-2637X45, 16/34-2072X60. I don't think any of these is long enought to facilitate the enormous A380...unless they extend of course...

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by rossyboy
Tue Nov 16, 2004 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Bad Quality! For Sure Our A-319!
Replies: 48
Views: 13113

RE: Airbus Bad Quality! For Sure Our A-319!

Don't blame the aircraft, blame the company...

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by rossyboy
Sun Nov 14, 2004 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't Virgin Fly To SXM?
Replies: 19
Views: 4924

RE: Why Doesn't Virgin Fly To SXM?

Then why does AF have a flight EVERY day? Hmm?  Smokin cool

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by rossyboy
Fri Nov 12, 2004 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't Virgin Fly To SXM?
Replies: 19
Views: 4924

Why Doesn't Virgin Fly To SXM?

Apologies if this was discussed before but shouldn't Virgin Atlantic be one of the transatlantic airlines flying to St. Marteen <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>? I mean, they fly to Barbados and other Carribean destination...

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by rossyboy
Fri Nov 12, 2004 8:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Flies Over Your House?
Replies: 134
Views: 9577

RE: What Flies Over Your House?

I live about three kilometres north of Dublin <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>. When runway 28 is in use, I can see all the aircraft heading for England, Norway, Denmark e.t.c. after departure as they turn from west to east heading (SID LIFFY 2A). When runw...

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by rossyboy
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ops Freq?
Replies: 17
Views: 2199

RE: Ops Freq?

I know a few but not from JFK:
Aer Lingus 131.5
Ryanair 131.55
British Airways 131.8

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by rossyboy
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: VOR/DME Approach
Replies: 45
Views: 13589

RE: VOR/DME Approach

Could someone explain in terms of runway 34 of Dublin DUB?

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by rossyboy
Sun Oct 31, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Atlantic Crossings
Replies: 7
Views: 3254

Atlantic Crossings

Hello everyone, I know I like asking questions and I may be annoying some people, but I have another question. What happens to planes when they're over the Atlantic Ocean? I know about Shanwick and all that, but do the aircraft continue to talk or do they receive written messages (Ballygireen)? Many...

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by rossyboy
Sun Oct 31, 2004 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LTU To Start Dublin-Cape Town Service!
Replies: 14
Views: 5272

RE: LTU To Start Dublin-Cape Town Service!

By the way, does anyone know the flight number this flight will have?

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by rossyboy
Sun Oct 31, 2004 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LTU To Start Dublin-Cape Town Service!
Replies: 14
Views: 5272

RE: LTU To Start Dublin-Cape Town Service!

I actually saw an LTU A330 taking off from my house yesterday, but I don't know if it was going to <acronym title="Cape Town - International (D.F. Malan) (CPT / FACT), South Africa">CPT</acronym> or not. By the way, the aircraft had a very slow climb rate from what I saw.  <img src="/discussion...

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by rossyboy
Fri Oct 29, 2004 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident In Dublin, 2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

Incident In Dublin, 2002

Sorry if this topic is a bit old but I was wondering about what happened to Delta plane in this photo. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/217137/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/217137/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<b...

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by rossyboy
Fri Oct 29, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How To Find A Aircrafts Previous Registrations?
Replies: 7
Views: 3558

RE: How To Find A Aircrafts Previous Registrations?

Delivery Date Operator Registration Remark 04/11/1988 Monarch Airlines G-MONM lsd GPA 11/11/1988 Euroberlin G-MONM lsd GPA 30/04/1991 Monarch Airlines G-MONM lsd GPA 26/01/1994 Air Europa <acronym title="Anglo Cargo (United Kingdom)">EC</acronym>-542 lsd GPA 20/05/1994 Air Europa <acronym title="Ang...

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