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by fallap
Sat May 25, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest & shortest flights
Replies: 25
Views: 496

Re: Your longest & shortest flights

RML - CMB: 25 miles
LHR - SIN: 6769 miles

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by fallap
Fri May 24, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline routes and colonial legacies
Replies: 30
Views: 2581

Re: Airline routes and colonial legacies

Well, from Copenhagen you can reach most major cities of our former colonies, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland ;)

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by fallap
Thu May 23, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people still believe in God?
Replies: 233
Views: 14346

Re: Why do people still believe in God?

Take a trip to dirt poor areas of the world where people barely make a living and where people die left and right of preventable diseases and where life in general appears bleak and meaningless, then ask yourself again: Why do people still believe in God. Even the most hardcore Atheists can, during...

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by fallap
Thu May 23, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people still believe in God?
Replies: 233
Views: 14346

Re: Why do people still believe in God?

Take a trip to dirt poor areas of the world where people barely make a living and where people die left and right of preventable diseases and where life in general appears bleak and meaningless, then ask yourself again: Why do people still believe in God. Even the most hardcore Atheists can, during ...

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by fallap
Wed May 22, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies outside of aviation
Replies: 32
Views: 2586

Re: Hobbies outside of aviation

Books, mixing drinks (bought a drink mixer set and a recipe book) FYI: 11 AM Tuesday is a perfect time to sip a whiskey sour, working out, women, museums, theatres, travel.

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by fallap
Sun May 19, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 307
Views: 11167

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

Abortion is murder and only even remotely acceptable in case of rape, incest or if the life of the mother is threatened, and even then only early in the pregnancy. The Alabama law is a mistake. But if it puts Roe v Wade on the Supreme Court docket and prevents the Democrats from pushing their crazy...

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by fallap
Sun May 19, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-abortion wave across America
Replies: 307
Views: 11167

Re: Anti-abortion wave across America

I guess this means that the market for back-alley abortions will soon reemerge, just as it did many decades ago when similar draconian laws were in place.

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by fallap
Thu May 16, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?
Replies: 41
Views: 1543

Re: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?

Boeing 767, that 2-3-2 layout feels so spacious.

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by fallap
Thu May 16, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A340-500/600
Replies: 16
Views: 2618

Re: A340-500/600

FlyDeltaJetsATL wrote:
fallap wrote:
I am booked on an Azerbaijan Airlines A340-500 this Summer, Baku - Istanbul.


Hopefully no equipment swap for you, sir.

Jesse


They would have to drag me yelling and screaming on board then :D

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by fallap
Mon May 13, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Do you ever get nervous about flying solo to a communist country?
Replies: 36
Views: 1932

Re: Do you ever get nervous about flying solo to a communist country?

Flying solo to communist countries, what is this - the 1950's? Apart from North Korea, Eritrea, Cuba, and (according to the Republican Party) Venezuela, there aren't really any nations left adhering to the Communist ideology as a means of running the state. I would be far more concerned about visiti...

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by fallap
Sat May 11, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first flight on jet airliners
Replies: 22
Views: 1082

Re: Your first flight on jet airliners

B732 (1991) A300B2/B4 (1993) Tupolev 134 (1993) A332 (1998) MD80 (2006) B737-700 (2006) Fokker 100 (2007) B752 (2007) B753 (2007) A319 (2008) Embraer 170 (2008) B735 (2008) A321 (2009) A346 (2009) B733 (2009) CRJ-200 (2009) Avro RJ100 (2009) A388 (2009) B763 (2009) B738 (2009) A320 (2008) B772ER (20...

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by fallap
Thu May 09, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Intercontinental Wizz Air - 5 hours on an A320 to Georgia
Replies: 3
Views: 3620

Re: Intercontinental Wizz Air - 5 hours on an A320 to Georgia

I thought Georgia was located in Europe, not Asia, I was wrong then :D great TR nonetheless, those cable cars are indeed a death defying experience! :D

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by fallap
Wed May 08, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A340-500/600
Replies: 16
Views: 2618

Re: A340-500/600

I am booked on an Azerbaijan Airlines A340-500 this Summer, Baku - Istanbul.

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by fallap
Sun May 05, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130519

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

At least the survivors managed to walk away with their personal belongings...

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by fallap
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No jail time for child rapist
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: No jail time for child rapist

Link is not available in my country (Denmark), what is this aboot?

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by fallap
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Accomplishments
Replies: 21
Views: 1556

Re: Accomplishments

Graduated as an F-16 mechanic
Managed to gain entry to a bachelor's degree in Political Science
Got a pretty darn good (unpaid) internship
Hitching a jumpseat ride in a DC-10

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by fallap
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 17791

Re: SAS on strike

Out of interest, I just looked to see what Norwegian Airline is charging today for the 418 km trip from Oslo to Stockholm, a popular route. Now that SAS is on strike, the price is crazy..... 8231 NOK for a seat today. That is 861 euros, and baggage will cost you extra. Absolutely CRAZY price for a ...

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by fallap
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 111
Views: 8956

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

Ukraine is getting less corrupted, may be not as fast as I would like to, but the progress is noticeable. The most important thing is that the people are not afraid of their government, and the government knows that they do not have a stranglehold on power, like Putin does. So, they cannot abuse th...

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by fallap
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?
Replies: 38
Views: 2887

Re: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?

Interesting topic, let me just dig through all the scientific sources you use to support your claim... I meet with my grandmother every now and then (she is 88), and she tells me how her generation was scorned by the one before her, for being lazy, dumb, and too accustomed to luxury. Please, this &q...

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by fallap
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 117
Views: 25516

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

Here's todays "The Daily" podcast with an interview with one of the whistleblowers. Quite damning... https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/23/podcasts/the-daily/boeing-dreamliner-charleston.html I'm surprised by some of the reactions here. With multiple sources reporting similar issues at CHS, ...

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by fallap
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 80's Bands Currently Circulating on Your Playlists
Replies: 38
Views: 3254

Re: 80's Bands Currently Circulating on Your Playlists

- Michael Jackson
- Ike & Tina Turner, River Deep Mountain High
- Duran Duran
- a-ha

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by fallap
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?
Replies: 69
Views: 4151

Re: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?

May 2012, Scandinavian Airlines (SK) CPH - FRA

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by fallap
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many countries have you visited?
Replies: 36
Views: 1366

Re: How many countries have you visited?

71 countries including Denmark (where I live)

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by fallap
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Waste Reduction in In-Flight Services
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: Waste Reduction in In-Flight Services

I am generally appalled by the sheer amount of plastic packing and wrapping used on longer flights were meals are served. What I do myself? I bring my own headphones and politely refuse the headphones offered by the crew that are apparently discarded (unless only SQ is practicing this habit...)

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by fallap
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How is UTair?
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Re: How is UTair?

SQ789 wrote:
I've been to Russia already. But I have not take UTAir. I heard it could be good or bad. I have flown S7 or Aeroflot and they are more better.


But neither S7 nor Aeroflot sports the 762 :/

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by fallap
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Streisand goes full crazy re Michael Jackson
Replies: 18
Views: 1729

Re: Streisand goes full crazy re Michael Jackson

I haven't watched the documentary, but what concrete evidence is brought to the table that MJ was indeed a child molester? :/

I still love his music though.

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by fallap
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How is UTair?
Replies: 3
Views: 615

How is UTair?

Dear A.net <3 I am planning to visit Uzbekistan this Summer, and the opportunity of flying the UTair B767-200 to Moscow afterwards is simply to good not to take advantage of. However, the reviews of UTair found online seems to be rather stellar, with unannounced cancellations and what not. Those of ...

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by fallap
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Egg Boi
Replies: 42
Views: 3148

Re: Egg Boi

We get it...you have no problem bashing young people with a beating and corporal punishment if they act in a manner you don't like. Point made very clear...we got it, quite simple really, many American police forces would have you in their ranks in a heartbeat! BN747 Over-egging the pudding (pardon...

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by fallap
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the MAX grounding be the end of Norwegian?
Replies: 112
Views: 31131

Re: Could the MAX grounding be the end of Norwegian?

An airline cutting out 5-15% of their capacity is a revenue planners wet dream How come? Granted, my knowledge of operating an airline is marginal, but isn't it bad for an airline to cut capacity ? I realise that Boeing will foot some of the bill, but an airplane on the ground can't bring in the gr...

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by fallap
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 709544

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Pluto707 wrote:
This never ending quest for cheaper flying just became lethal...


I think it's too early to call this accident a result of the quest for cheaper flying, mind you - accidents also occurred when flying was anything but cheap.

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by fallap
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many prop planes in your logbook??
Replies: 54
Views: 2411

Re: How many prop planes in your logbook??

SAAB 2000
SAAB 340
SAAB T-17
Q400
DHC-7
Antonov 140
Fokker 50
ATR 42
ATR 72
Cessna 208
Cessna 172
Some sort of Piper

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by fallap
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many helicopter types have you flown on
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Re: How many helicopter types have you flown on

Bell 222
Bell 212
Bell 206
Eurocopter 350
AS 550 Fennec (Royal Danish Air Force)

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by fallap
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dating age gap
Replies: 42
Views: 4059

Re: Dating age gap

Have you asked yourself what does it say about you that you don't find women closer to your own age attractive? Nature tells us that the younger, slimmer and attractive they are the better mate they will be (up until breeding age). Having said that, at least you won't have any of the hypergamous BS...

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by fallap
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The awful Irony of trump going to Vietnam
Replies: 109
Views: 5289

Re: The awful Irony of trump going to Vietnam

You talk of draft dodgers as if they are bad people, surely it can't be that bad valuing your life higher than fighting a senseless war.

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by fallap
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest domestic flights in the world
Replies: 37
Views: 5011

Re: Longest domestic flights in the world

Does the RAF operate a flight directly from the UK mainland to the Falklands by chance? What about a flight from London to Falkland islands? was there a flight ever? LHR-PSY: 7853mi as per gcmap.com The Falkland Islands are a British Overseas Territory, therefore not domestic, as explained here: ht...

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by fallap
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dating age gap
Replies: 42
Views: 4059

Re: Dating age gap

If it's legal it is okay <3

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by fallap
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who’s going on vacation this summer?
Replies: 36
Views: 2064

Re: Who’s going on vacation this summer?

Not sure if it's entirely the definition of a vacation, but I will attend a four week Summer School at Peking University July this year. Afterwards I will link up with my mom in Beijing, take the train through Mongolia, to Irkutsk, and then Novosibirsk where we will take a flight to Tashkent, Uzbeki...

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by fallap
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest domestic flights in the world
Replies: 37
Views: 5011

Re: Longest domestic flights in the world

Does the RAF operate a flight directly from the UK mainland to the Falklands by chance?

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by fallap
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AA in hot water after sexist FA skit at FF event
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: AA in hot water after sexist FA skit at FF event

All aboard the offense train!

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by fallap
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nobel peace price for Trump
Replies: 53
Views: 3338

Re: Nobel peace price for Trump

ilovelamp wrote:
The bar was set low when Obama won one. That was the closest thing to a participation trophy on the political stage if I ever saw one.


ILL


I thought that happened when they gave it to Arafat?

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by fallap
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up
Replies: 42
Views: 4303

Re: Aircraft With The Most Intense Engine Start Up

The F-16 had a rather intense start-up, only got to sit in the back seat during an engine test (never as a passenger in flight *tears*).

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by fallap
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH uses the 744 for the last time on FRA-IKA route
Replies: 16
Views: 5427

Re: LH uses the 744 for the last time on FRA-IKA route

I deliberately chose to fly LH for my vacation to Iran in 2017/2018 in order to experience the 747-400, most likely the last time for me considering it's current departure out of active service.

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by fallap
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 60
Views: 3370

Re: Woman in Coma Gives Birth!

Gross. And people say we don’t need the death penalty anymore. Yes, we people still want the death penalty to be a thing of the past. This case will not change a thing, and will certainly not let any wicked lust for blood get the best of us, and have us demand the reintroduction of capital punishme...

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by fallap
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 60
Views: 3370

Re: Woman in Coma Gives Birth!

This is one of the most vile crimes I can think of in recent memory. How could some scumbag do such a thing, and how could it have gone unnoticed for 9 months? If ever there was an executitable offense this is it. They’ll be able to prove 100% who did it. https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/us/arizona-w...

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by fallap
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dead or dying fashion brands still popular outside your home country
Replies: 61
Views: 4142

Re: Dead or dying fashion brands still popular outside your home country

Jeans with holes in them seemed to be pretty popular in Ukraine last summer.

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by fallap
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations
Replies: 15
Views: 2688

Re: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations

I predict it being as dull as the Paris Airshow 2015 was, at least from the perspective of an ordinary visitor.

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by fallap
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train accident and stupid motorists
Replies: 53
Views: 2708

Re: Train accident and stupid motorists

A bridge on a public motorway is a "non-accessible place"? That seems very hard to believe. The train tracks most certainly will. Huh? I can buy a ticket and travel on the same train that these people were traveling on. Public trains are as freely accessible as you can get. Here is the tr...

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by fallap
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train accident and stupid motorists
Replies: 53
Views: 2708

Re: Train accident and stupid motorists

You can't stop and walk on the tracks, though. And those involved in the accident will certainly not be sitting on their assigned seat on a moving train. They ticket only buys you access for a given service and usually for a given place. Other than that you can't go on the tracks for security reaso...

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by fallap
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train accident and stupid motorists
Replies: 53
Views: 2708

Re: Train accident and stupid motorists

Freedom-wise; taking pictures of injured or dead people in the public space falls into the same category as hate speech and making threats against others. This is where your personal freedom to express yourselves ends. How does that square with freedom of the press? Now, that anyone with a phone an...

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