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by Noris
Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA2036 passengers in three-day journey 'hell'
Replies: 75
Views: 17162

BA2036 passengers in three-day journey 'hell'

British Airways passengers who endured a 77-hour "journey from hell" back to London from Florida, have said they were treated "inhumanly". Passengers have complained of sleeping on airport floors and holidaymakers crying on the "chaotic" journey home. BA flight 2036 was...

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by Noris
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does anyone know/have the source video for this airside shot of Concorde?
Replies: 5
Views: 4272

Re: Does anyone know/have the source video for this airside shot of Concorde?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVcig2pi9qs

Quite an interesting watch.

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A few parts of that segment were featured in this documentary... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVcig2pi9qs

Quite an interesting watch.

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by Noris
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash Documentary
Replies: 16
Views: 6569

Re: Plane Crash Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8vdkTz0zqI quite touching. First Person by Errol Morris with Cpt. Denny Fitch describing the events of UAL232.

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I don't think I've seen the documentary you describe, I'd be interested in watching it though if anybody can provide a link.

I found this one ---> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8vdkTz0zqI quite touching. First Person by Errol Morris with Cpt. Denny Fitch describing the events of UAL232.

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by Noris
Mon May 29, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA experiencing computer problems.
Replies: 200
Views: 29104

Re: BA experiencing computer problems.

Surge protection has its limits. There is no such thing as infinite surge prevention. You purchase what you need for the anticipated spikes. There is a reason why we talk of a hundred year flood. Same thing happens to power networks, especially when lightening is involved. It'll be interesting to k...

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by Noris
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madeira Airport FNC/LPMA - Name Chance - Cristiano Ronaldo
Replies: 24
Views: 2800

Re: Madeira Airport FNC/LPMA - Name Chance - Cristiano Ronaldo

I'm confused. Why is there a bust of Jaime Vardy in an event honoring Cristiano Ronaldo? I thought it was a bust of Niall Quinn! :D http://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/football/2017/03/29/124582504_AFP_Portuguese-footballer-Cristiano-Ronaldo-large_trans_NvBQzQNjv4BqzhC_wx102xa17MHAde_wYTsqI4ijn6...

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by Noris
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta CONVAIR 880 MIA-PBI-TPA 1969
Replies: 15
Views: 5328

Re: Delta CONVAIR 880 MIA-PBI-TPA 1969

Fantastic! Please keep them coming!

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by Noris
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax denied boarding for showing too much cleavage or was for being intoxicated...
Replies: 42
Views: 8524

Re: Pax denied boarding for showing too much cleavage or was for being intoxicated...

I'm not usually one for innuendo, but I am about to quote some points from the Facebook post, which is embedded in the original link; drunk not drunk young lady low cut top bosom was too exposed I can toss you off pack of tissues well endowed I'll toss you off get them covered turned to give it to h...

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by Noris
Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unshaven Cockpit Crew
Replies: 39
Views: 7485

Re: Unshaven Cockpit Crew

Starlionblue wrote:
Noris wrote:
Starlionblue wrote:
If we depressurize at 410000 feet


Blimey! What do you fly? :shock:

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Haha oops!

But you must admit that depressurising at 410000 feet would be quite hazardous. :D


Definitely agree! :eyepopping:

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by Noris
Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unshaven Cockpit Crew
Replies: 39
Views: 7485

Re: Unshaven Cockpit Crew

Starlionblue wrote:
If we depressurize at 410000 feet


Blimey! What do you fly? :shock:

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by Noris
Thu Dec 15, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only one ship left to search for MH370
Replies: 58
Views: 9849

Re: Only one ship left to search for MH370

Current information points to rogue pilot Does it? I thought it had been determined that due to specific patterns of damage found on the aero parts recovered, MH370 likely hit the water in a fast, uncontrolled descent. Also, I remember seeing that some debris showed signs of fire/smoke damage. Is i...

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by Noris
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tightening screws on vertical stablizer before flight
Replies: 20
Views: 3069

Re: Tightening screws on vertical stablizer before flight

Topping up the strobe light fluid no doubt...

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by Noris
Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Which runways warrant airbus MAX braking setting
Replies: 15
Views: 2652

Re: Which runways warrant airbus MAX braking setting

Just out of curiosity, are these aircraft anti-skid/anti-lock systems devised and manufactured by the aircraft manufacturer or by outside companies? Goodrich or Messier-Dowty for example.

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by Noris
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Monarch to cease ops?
Replies: 571
Views: 99409

Re: Rumor: Monarch to cease ops?

http://www.forums4airports.com/threads/1813/page-53

The CAA flight info was posted online on Saturday!

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http://www.forums4airports.com/threads/1813/page-53

The CAA flight info was posted online on Saturday!

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by Noris
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Would You Name Your Airliner(s)?
Replies: 60
Views: 6244

RE: What Would You Name Your Airliner(s)?

Noris  

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by Noris
Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Paulo Emanuele Banner Gone?
Replies: 7
Views: 1102

RE: Paulo Emanuele Banner Gone?

Here you go, I've fixed it, it wasn't displaying properly for me! <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=99590&filename=14591033777XcymX.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/99590/middle/145...

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by Noris
Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Record Transatlantic Flight Speed
Replies: 9
Views: 4238

RE: Record Transatlantic Flight Speed

http://www.groundspeedrecords.com/

Not necessarily transatlantic - but interesting all the same.

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by Noris
Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair 737 Damaged In Italy
Replies: 38
Views: 16574

RE: Ryanair 737 Damaged In Italy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airportugal310" class="quote" target="_blank">airportugal310</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>I take you don't drive a sti...

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by Noris
Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2013-2014 Off Season Thread
Replies: 141
Views: 9036

RE: F1 2013-2014 Off Season Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GrahamHill" class="quote" target="_blank">GrahamHill</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>I've read he had a small trauma, but...

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by Noris
Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crashes Into Pub In Glasgow
Replies: 48
Views: 16296

RE: Helicopter Crashes Into Pub In Glasgow

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>eyewitness reporting it to be a police h...

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by Noris
Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Abandons Passengers In Rijeka
Replies: 150
Views: 27247

RE: Ryanair Abandons Passengers In Rijeka

When you book a flight on the Ryanair website, does it not state the EU 261 regulation as a mandatory charge or levy?

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by Noris
Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Take-off And Landing
Replies: 27
Views: 11916

RE: Concorde Take-off And Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TCASAlert" class="quote" target="_blank">TCASAlert</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>But Alpha Foxtrot landing at the end</...

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by Noris
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Take-off And Landing
Replies: 27
Views: 11916

RE: Concorde Take-off And Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/emalad" class="quote" target="_blank">emalad</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Is it G-BOAF?</i></font></td></tr></table> Alp...

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by Noris
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sciatica Pain
Replies: 11
Views: 2304

RE: Sciatica Pain

I suffer from Sciatica from time to time, I was first diagnosed with it around 2001 and my <acronym title="China General Aviation">GP</acronym> prescribed me Diclofenac to reduce the swelling and ease the pain. I was also given physiotherapy where the therapist tried to sculpt me into positions even...

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by Noris
Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Splashing Kids At Bus Stop
Replies: 15
Views: 3401

RE: Splashing Kids At Bus Stop

I've done something similar to a group of known troublemakers in my 10 tonne bus recently. It was very satisfying, particularly as they weren't expecting it!  Wink

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by Noris
Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Internet Speed: Speed Test
Replies: 155
Views: 6984

RE: What Is Your Internet Speed: Speed Test



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