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by Blobusus
Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?
Replies: 37
Views: 12380

RE: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?

Just to let everybody know... He moved off north and circled some more, then suddenly broke to the south, where I watched him from one of my fields with my binoculars as he flew directly over at about 10K feet. And sure enough, when I got back to the house - there was my package, right on the front ...

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by Blobusus
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?
Replies: 37
Views: 12380

RE: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?

As a matter of fact, I am expecting a package. And they do have a hard time finding my ranch. Maybe I'll go back outside and flag 'em down.

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by Blobusus
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?
Replies: 37
Views: 12380

RE: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?

Ah yes. We have lots of chemical spraying around here. But's it's usually done from crop-top level and not FL400.

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by Blobusus
Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?
Replies: 37
Views: 12380

Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?

I've noticed some strange contrails in North Central Arkansas today, and flight aware shows it to be a FedEx 777, headed to nowhere in particular. Same thing happened yesterday. <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/FDX9080/history/20151022/1400Z/KMEM/KMEM" target="_blank">http://flightaware.c...

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by Blobusus
Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 3)
Replies: 209
Views: 3416

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 3)

>>>Here is what I've been seeing for the past couple of days with Firefox.

I've been getting the same thing with Chrome.

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by Blobusus
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Is That The Parking Brake?
Replies: 6
Views: 7149

Is That The Parking Brake?



Not the big one, the little one to the left of the center console. It looks like a parking brake to me.

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by Blobusus
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are AF Planes So Filthy?
Replies: 31
Views: 27692

RE: Why Are AF Planes So Filthy?

I was wondering if it might have something to do with destinations. Some places seem to be a lot dirtier than others. I remember being shocked at a photo of Air Force One looking grimy, something I'd never seen before; it was then I learned about the air pollution situation in Beijing. Does <acronym...

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by Blobusus
Sat May 19, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old Delta Billboard
Replies: 20
Views: 9155

RE: Old Delta Billboard

My one enviable airline flight was on a Delta 747 from Atlanta to Dallas to <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>. Dad liked to do a big vacation every other year with some business associates, and this time he took me and granddad too. Since we were a group of six flying first class we got the pe...

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by Blobusus
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Which Aircraft Suppresses Turbulence The Most?
Replies: 29
Views: 48622

RE: Which Aircraft Suppresses Turbulence The Most?

Wouldn't we expect wing flex to play a role in the feel of the turbulence? I would think a stiffer wing would make the bumps feel sharper and a flexible wing would feel bouncier. It's true in gliders I've flown, where we actually seek out the bumps.

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by Blobusus
Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1965 B-737-100 Marketing Brochure
Replies: 18
Views: 13767

RE: 1965 B-737-100 Marketing Brochure

I remember on my first airline flight ever, a Delta DC-9 from <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> to <acronym title="Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International (BHM / KBHM), USA - Alabama">BHM</acronym> in 196...

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