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by nsfguy
Fri Jun 24, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Today, A What If Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 8527

RE: Pan Am Today, A What If Thread

What I would give to see a spanking new 747-400 shining on the ramp, in Pan Am Livery! The sun gleaming off of its chrome belly! What a wonderful sight that would be!

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by nsfguy
Fri Jun 24, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: D.C. Mad That Southwest Has A Maryland Plane!
Replies: 86
Views: 8857

RE: D.C. Mad That Southwest Has A Maryland Plane!

The new livery has been announced, but rejected! Marion Berry toking on his crack pipe and the caption " The other way to get high in Dee Cee""

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by nsfguy
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sudan Airways, Selling A 707 On Its Website!
Replies: 36
Views: 8227

RE: Sudan Airways, Selling A 707 On Its Website!

We are trying to send our 707 here in Sudan, the Hawaii of Africa, back to the fornocating satens in the land of the great infidel to witch it was unleashed upon the world with endless need for maintiance and hungry motors that blow hot winds of smoke and ash. Ahh yes.... An F-150 would carry many b...

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by nsfguy
Tue Jun 21, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Comfort Question...
Replies: 10
Views: 2280

RE: Northwest Comfort Question...

I more than earn these "Free Trips" and expect value for the kings ransom the Airlines charge in exchange for there most premium product. Regardless of who signs the check, The cost of a new small car in exchange for a place to sit for 10-14 hours should be relative. My point is that NWA has cheapen...

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by nsfguy
Tue Jun 21, 2005 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Comfort Question...
Replies: 10
Views: 2280

Northwest Comfort Question...

This is an honest question, I flew Portland-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> on a 330 and back to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> on a 742... Always first class (employment contract p...

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by nsfguy
Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airliner Makes Emergency Landing At Tehran
Replies: 98
Views: 32027

RE: US Airliner Makes Emergency Landing At Tehran

My sweet daughter in law is from Iran. She has a Ph.D and is a contributor to this nation in many ways. People in that country are very much tired of all the endless suffering and bullshit from the hulla dulla set. Most are under 30 and adore the western culture, just hate the way the U.S. governmen...

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by nsfguy
Sat Jun 11, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carnival Airlines.... What Ever Happened?
Replies: 28
Views: 3390

Carnival Airlines.... What Ever Happened?

I just returned from a "Fun Ship" and happened to see an aircraft in full carnival livery in a photo on the ship. I was told the company once had its own airline at one time. Funny, I never saw it or heard of it! I'm sure it did operate at one time, any details on what it was and what its fate was. ...

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by nsfguy
Sat Jun 04, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do The Real Hero's Always Get Screwed?
Replies: 7
Views: 3787

Why Do The Real Hero's Always Get Screwed?

I have always had almost Christ like respect for the people who take on the unfathomable task of assuring our safety in the sky's. The flight crew alone has ours, and the lives of many generations in the palms of there hands as they launch these metal machines into the air at breakneck speeds. Groun...

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by nsfguy
Wed Jun 01, 2005 11:15 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Will Airliners.net Swap 747 Logo For The A-380?
Replies: 26
Views: 1951

Will Airliners.net Swap 747 Logo For The A-380?

I sure hope not, but I have a feeling that in order to keep up with the times, this will happen. This current A.net logo is a real classic and a beautiful way to honor the current King of the skies.

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by nsfguy
Wed May 25, 2005 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Wants To Eliminate Half Of Their Mechanics!
Replies: 153
Views: 9098

RE: NWA Wants To Eliminate Half Of Their Mechanics!

I THINK <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> FIRE THE WRENCH TURNERS ANYWAY, THEY DRINK BEER <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND ...

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by nsfguy
Sat May 21, 2005 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNL "dirty Sanchez" Catering Mess..
Replies: 1
Views: 1459

HNL "dirty Sanchez" Catering Mess..

I read here on A.net about the ongoing filth and poor health habits being reported and detected at the <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> caterer kitchens. The article referred to a "Pink Slime" among other concerns. True... W...

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by nsfguy
Fri May 20, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Further Delays In A380 Introduction
Replies: 36
Views: 9491

RE: Further Delays In A380 Introduction

The 747 had engine's that would not idle right in the first days, and the fuel consumption was over the advertised rate. The problems controlling the sink rate as well as busting tires on these awkward first few hundred landings was a problem. Narita was so pissed, as was Kai Tac that they threatene...

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by nsfguy
Fri May 20, 2005 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Party Limo On Ebay! Cool!
Replies: 18
Views: 3659

RE: 727 Party Limo On Ebay! Cool!

The one you saw in <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> was for sale awhile back, it was on a 4x4 chassis and looked really strange. The learjet 23 that got mounted on a <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> C-30 <acronym title="Reeve Aleutian Airlines (USA)">RV</acronym> frame looks silky s...

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by nsfguy
Thu May 19, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Party Limo On Ebay! Cool!
Replies: 18
Views: 3659

RE: 727 Party Limo On Ebay! Cool!

This guy MUST have been an A.netter to do this! I do see the difference in the front and back sections of the plane, but, what the hell! Lets party !!!

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by nsfguy
Thu May 19, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Just For Fun: Rename US/HP
Replies: 95
Views: 6558

RE: Just For Fun: Rename US/HP

How About "Fumbleaire" sorry assed HP crews, along with the hard luck US gang.... "Misery On Wings" or.... Lucy in the sky with diamonds.... Because you would have to be on PAYOTE to lay your good $$$$ for these loosers! Bawhahahaha!

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by nsfguy
Thu May 19, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Party Limo On Ebay! Cool!
Replies: 18
Views: 3659

727 Party Limo On Ebay! Cool!

go to ebay and enter item #4549008546, it's a 727 hull all pimped out as a party limo, and driven down the streets! Every A.Netters dream! even has the three power settings in the cockpit! lets plan a party and rent this nad boy!

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by nsfguy
Tue May 17, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mega Jets... Just More Condensed Misery?
Replies: 16
Views: 1980

RE: Mega Jets... Just More Condensed Misery?

580 seats on a 743? you must be on acid!

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by nsfguy
Tue May 17, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mega Jets... Just More Condensed Misery?
Replies: 16
Views: 1980

Mega Jets... Just More Condensed Misery?

Please don't think I'm bashing the 380, personally I hope it makes it. However like the bigger 747 said to be coming out, how will the comfort factor and ease of customer use turn out to be? Used to be quick and simple to board a DC-8 or 707, then got a little more jammed with the wide body tri jets...

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by nsfguy
Tue May 17, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Econ Upgrade In NWA For Ill Pax..
Replies: 9
Views: 3383

RE: Best Econ Upgrade In NWA For Ill Pax..

I WILL PAY $700 <acronym title="MAT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN</acronym> A HEARTBEAT <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> <acronym title="Ansett Australia">AN</acronym> UPGRADE!! <acronym title="Panama City (Balboa / Fort Kobbe) - Howard (AFB) (HOW / MP...

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by nsfguy
Tue May 17, 2005 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Econ Upgrade In NWA For Ill Pax..
Replies: 9
Views: 3383

RE: Best Econ Upgrade In NWA For Ill Pax..

I used to always be able to buy a business class seat in "Z" class for about $2000 and bought a ton of these, as of today a "Z' class is $4000.00 plus and not available for several months. The best I could do is a priceline business class for $3800 plus+! Phuck that, I don't want it that bad to pay ...

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by nsfguy
Tue May 17, 2005 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Econ Upgrade In NWA For Ill Pax..
Replies: 9
Views: 3383

Best Econ Upgrade In NWA For Ill Pax..

I have been flying NWA first and business for over 40 years, recently used up most of my miles, and now have to book a seat in econ from phx to Manila. I am a silver elite, and have severe <acronym title="Olympic Airways (Greece)">OA</acronym> and that plays hell on being in a little cramped seat fo...

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by nsfguy
Sat May 14, 2005 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discouraged: Flying Not What I Expected It To Be
Replies: 30
Views: 9861

RE: Discouraged: Flying Not What I Expected It To Be

I have a box of new logs, student manuals, welcome to flight school, and paid up front receipts so I will get it DONE this time... All in a dusty box someplace. Hell, I even bought a 1978 310 In hopes of learning to fly it someday! Flying as a Pilot is not for everyone!! How true! Too much stress, t...

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by nsfguy
Sat May 14, 2005 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-Continental Boss Slams A380
Replies: 166
Views: 18719

RE: Ex-Continental Boss Slams A380

I can only see the 380 being the human dignity and comfort grinder it really is. This BARN will be a 900-1000 penny pincher tour bus for the pensioners, and backpackers who have that small money, and will suffer whatever to get there from here. The sheer misery factor one encounters in the inter Jap...

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by nsfguy
Tue May 10, 2005 9:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Picture - Rear Stairs ~
Replies: 11
Views: 5738

RE: Air Force One Picture - Rear Stairs ~

Used all the time for the lowely press scum. also, al sharpton, jessie jackson, and others that flown with Clinton have come down the press area stairs.

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by nsfguy
Sun May 08, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAC-111's: Outrageous Little Missiles Fun To Fly D
Replies: 38
Views: 5604

BAC-111's: Outrageous Little Missiles Fun To Fly D

In the Philippines on vacation we used to always be coming or going to some tourist spot, in these bottle rockets called BAC 111's. The ear splitting noise was not to be believed! Being laced with free local beer made the experience a true knee slapper! Now all I see is clusters of these planes in j...

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by nsfguy
Sat May 07, 2005 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprop Crash In Las Vegas Just Now
Replies: 15
Views: 14201

Turboprop Crash In Las Vegas Just Now

CNN just reported, and showed pics of a crashed turbo prop, The Pilot had a fatal heart attack and one of the pax with NO TRAINING was able to land the plane although it looked pretty banged up. Please, any a.netter with photos or more info jump in.

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by nsfguy
Fri May 06, 2005 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did I Get Screwed Over Today?
Replies: 31
Views: 8016

RE: Did I Get Screwed Over Today?

I tried becoming a pilot years ago, here in Arizona the turbulence is way to much for me, plus the enjoyment is just not the same when you have to study so hard, and trust yourself with your very own life in one of these planes. I did think I might have covered some guys lesson, but the extra eyes t...

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by nsfguy
Fri May 06, 2005 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Require Passengers' Full Names, Birth Dates
Replies: 77
Views: 5042

RE: US To Require Passengers' Full Names, Birth Dates

WE need more than this! We need DAVID BLAINE to look into the eyes of all funky MUD colored pax! <acronym title="<acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (Germany)">HE</acronym> can see if they are up to no good! THEN....on to Dr. Seym...

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by nsfguy
Fri May 06, 2005 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did I Get Screwed Over Today?
Replies: 31
Views: 8016

Did I Get Screwed Over Today?

I am not a pilot, but love to fly, so sometimes I rent a plane and pilot to fly the Valley and experience the cheap thrill of it all, For about $110.00 per hr you can have someone take you up at the flight school. I like it because I can sit right there in the front and see all the action, sometimes...

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by nsfguy
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too Big & Too Slow.... Been There, Done That!
Replies: 34
Views: 9528

RE: Too Big & Too Slow.... Been There, Done That!

My point is this... We HAD supersonic commercial travel, had it for decades... Did we take baby steps and improve it? Do we have a nice agreeable supersonic transport now? Hell No! What we have is a 707 more or less, on steroids. My employer recently paid over $12.000.00 for my first class seat on J...

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by nsfguy
Fri Apr 29, 2005 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too Big & Too Slow.... Been There, Done That!
Replies: 34
Views: 9528

RE: Too Big & Too Slow.... Been There, Done That!

As for the people needing clean water, etc.. Sorry, not my job to cure the world, wish I could. Send in more $$$$ to the T.V. preachers and I'm sure they will make Africa look like Las Vegas in no time. Business flyers really see nothing going on in aviation that was not going on in 1959. Planes go ...

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by nsfguy
Thu Apr 28, 2005 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Too Big & Too Slow.... Been There, Done That!
Replies: 34
Views: 9528

Too Big & Too Slow.... Been There, Done That!

Jeez! Anyone who travels a lot like I have to will tell you the answer is SPEED and Comfort! We could seat 1400 pitiful souls into a Antonov 224 and call that historic. I truly wish the very best for the 380, but it still is a slow, bulky skybarn that changes nothing. We have to literally waste thou...

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by nsfguy
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Can An A/C Get This Funky?
Replies: 4
Views: 3770

How Can An A/C Get This Funky?

A friend who works over at Marana (silver bell) was telling me that a DC-10 from Ghana (?) in Africa is so over run with roaches and rats that its unsafe to even work on! Been this way from the time it was flown in. I thought the high altitude and extreme cold would kill them in flight. Is this comm...

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by nsfguy
Wed Apr 20, 2005 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hammer Time Again!
Replies: 7
Views: 2119

RE: Hammer Time Again!

LAX-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> is my departure points, to <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym>. I was told today this is what happens over Alaska due to the mountains and weather, ...

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by nsfguy
Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hammer Time Again!
Replies: 7
Views: 2119

Hammer Time Again!

Every time I go to Asia it seems like all hell breaks loose about 3-4 hours into the flight! been going NWA and UA from the West coast.. are we hitting a known area of bad air someplace? I love to fly but this really sucks!

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by nsfguy
Mon Apr 18, 2005 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest.. How About A Dress Code...now!
Replies: 96
Views: 12996

RE: Southwest.. How About A Dress Code...now!

Not just <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> for sure, but so many sluts and crackheads getting shifted from town to town via the penny flights, it really unpleasant. Maricopa county Arizona sends homeless and other down and outers off into the great sky for family support or empl...

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by nsfguy
Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest.. How About A Dress Code...now!
Replies: 96
Views: 12996

Southwest.. How About A Dress Code...now!

Just got off a SWA flight with several truckers who missed the shower on the way to the friggin' airport. Wearing these disgusting open arm tee shirts where the armpit hairs just hang out like cavemen. I understand many people don't give a damn how they look or smell, it used to be the backpack hipp...

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by nsfguy
Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines And "megatop"
Replies: 34
Views: 13729

RE: Singapore Airlines And "megatop"

The wild "New York" and "Hollywood" graphics on the sides of the first 743's megatop series made the flight feel like a party charter, wish someone had some pics of those...

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by nsfguy
Sun Apr 17, 2005 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A 380 - The "Airboss"
Replies: 135
Views: 15621

RE: A 380 - The "Airboss"

IT can't fly! lets call it like it is.... this lard bucket looks like the really fat girl you took to the prom in that way to small dress that was to make her look normal! Just watching the way it tilts and flexes on the take off/stop roll test sends up red flags aplenty! single slotted flaps on a s...

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by nsfguy
Sat Apr 16, 2005 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Troop Movements On Capital
Replies: 5
Views: 2632

RE: Vietnam Troop Movements On Capital

I came back on Flying Tigers DC-8 from danang to sea. I remember pan am and something called overseas national airlines also loading up as freedom birds. From <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International...

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by nsfguy
Sat Apr 16, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Troop Movements On Capital
Replies: 5
Views: 2632

RE: Vietnam Troop Movements On Capital

Thanks! We stopped in Alaska for fuel, on to Japan (yakota) for a quick get off and make that last call, then back onto the plane to CRB. We were not allowed to get out of our seats in Alaska (last chance to haul ass?) and this was for 90% of us our first long flight. Total misery and we all had to ...

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by nsfguy
Fri Apr 15, 2005 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Troop Movements On Capital
Replies: 5
Views: 2632

Vietnam Troop Movements On Capital

I just found a photo of my flight home from a combat tour in Vietnam. 1971 on Capital Airlines DC-8 from danang to <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> with a piss stop in yakota (?) AFB Japan. Total joy at coming back with my ankles attached...

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by nsfguy
Fri Apr 15, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Guy Found On Plane
Replies: 70
Views: 14307

RE: Dead Guy Found On Plane

The medical exam will give a time of death, then the unused portion of the ticket (time flying dead) will be refunded to the family!

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by nsfguy
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines With Cameras
Replies: 34
Views: 4409

RE: Airlines With Cameras

PHILIPPINE airlines A320 from MNL-CGY-MNL has cams.

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by nsfguy
Tue Apr 12, 2005 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Cabin
Replies: 38
Views: 9600

RE: A380 Cabin

a sound proof room for making babies!

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by nsfguy
Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTF Is All The Security About At Marana!
Replies: 11
Views: 4078

WTF Is All The Security About At Marana!

Jeez! Now you have uniformed military troops with M-16s guarding the public road that leads to the already overly secure gate! All this to protect a bunch of planes in storage or in the chopping block! It's totally ridiculous!! Not like someone can sneek in and hotwire a 747 for a joy ride?

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by nsfguy
Thu Mar 24, 2005 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Wants More $$$ From Employees
Replies: 38
Views: 4041

RE: NWA Wants More $$$ From Employees

AS a person with over 2.000.000 miles on NWA in the last 40 years, I can tell you this, NWA needs to RETIRE the old hangers on I encounter on most of my flights. I Always go 1st (no longer have it) now world business... on international flights, and I always get these tired old mega senior hags who ...

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by nsfguy
Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines Turned 64.
Replies: 10
Views: 2241

RE: Philippine Airlines Turned 64.

PLEASE! Does anyone have any photos of the skybeds? I lost the ones I took with my wife and baby daughter sharing a bunk bed. Really a nice way to travel, If you were not strapped in and hit the rough shit, you would kiss the roof of that upperdeck ceiling before you realized it.

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by nsfguy
Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jet Liners Coming To Phoenix Outlying Fields.
Replies: 19
Views: 3809

RE: New Jet Liners Coming To Phoenix Outlying Fields.

Willie is undergoing the final phase of several million sweet tax dollars to remake the ILS and other systems ready for the future. This morning a 747-400 in of all things, an Air India livery (must be a local storage A/C from Goodyear or marina) and an air national guard <acronym title="Carpatian A...

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by nsfguy
Mon Mar 21, 2005 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jet Liners Coming To Phoenix Outlying Fields.
Replies: 19
Views: 3809

RE: New Jet Liners Coming To Phoenix Outlying Fields.

I bought my home 20 min from Williams Gateway in July 2003 for $480.000 it's now worth in excess of $800.000 in less than two years. the waiting list to buy a <acronym title="New Orleans - Lakefront (NEW / KNEW), USA - Louisiana">NEW</acronym> home here in the east valley is in excess of one year! Y...

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