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by Ricci767
Sat Sep 17, 2005 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Oil? Branson To Build Own Refinery.
Replies: 21
Views: 3663

RE: Virgin Oil? Branson To Build Own Refinery.

Good old Richard! You can't knock him for trying! hehe. If this works it will probably one of the best enterprises he has come up with, along with Virgin Cola (just my opinion).

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by Ricci767
Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando- Frankfurt... Who Flies It?
Replies: 11
Views: 3003

Orlando- Frankfurt... Who Flies It?

I guessed right!!  Smile

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by Ricci767
Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando- Frankfurt... Who Flies It?
Replies: 11
Views: 3003

Orlando- Frankfurt... Who Flies It?

I don't know but I'm going to guess Condor, just a guess.

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by Ricci767
Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Old Design, But New Aircraft! (Picture)
Replies: 45
Views: 15282

RE: An Old Design, But New Aircraft! (Picture)

Am I the only one that thinks it looks cool?  blush   ashamed 

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by Ricci767
Wed Sep 07, 2005 7:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: AA Missing From Ultimate Traffic
Replies: 8
Views: 7261

RE: AA Missing From Ultimate Traffic

Traffic2004 also has something strange going on with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. All their planes have the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> livery but the titles on the aircraft all say "Airlines" instead of "American". The callsign is "Merican". Also ...

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by Ricci767
Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacing ATA Widebody Aircraft?
Replies: 24
Views: 4331

RE: Replacing ATA Widebody Aircraft?

Be a bit hard getting RR 767's. Didn't only British Airways and Qantas happen to be the only customers?

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by Ricci767
Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:17 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Replicate West Caribbean Crashed Flight
Replies: 16
Views: 5065

RE: Replicate West Caribbean Crashed Flight

For pete's sake!! Stop over reacting!! It's only a flight sim flight! Do not ever use O'Hare anymore because that AA DC-10 crashed there? Bit sad really, grow up.

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MYT142 & MYT 1492?
Replies: 17
Views: 1960

RE: MYT142 & MYT 1492?

A321fly, yeah it is time to laugh!!! :D <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> <img b...

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 26, 2005 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MYT142 & MYT 1492?
Replies: 17
Views: 1960

RE: MYT142 & MYT 1492?

MyTravel sucks because I can't even sit down because they pack in so many seats. I had to sit near enough fully sideways so my legs would fit. Even when I moved to the emergency exit row my knees still dug into the seat in front. Plus the service was terrible and the A320 was dirty (inside and out)....

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 26, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: A Little Aircraft Problem!
Replies: 11
Views: 5572

RE: A Little Aircraft Problem!

I got a Logitech and the same problem. I think I got a Wingman Force Feedback Pro or something like that.

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 26, 2005 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MYT142 & MYT 1492?
Replies: 17
Views: 1960

RE: MYT142 & MYT 1492?

My Travel sucks!!! Terrible airline.

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 26, 2005 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: See What A UK Charter Airline Can Get Away With...
Replies: 96
Views: 16198

RE: See What A UK Charter Airline Can Get Away With...

Let me just say that in my experience I think all charter airlines suck. The main offender has to be <acronym title="Midwest Airlines (Egypt) and Aerotransportes Mas (Mexico)">MY</acronym> TRAVEL!!! Closely followed by Monarch. I am about 6 foot 2 and I couldn't even sit straight in one of their A32...

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by Ricci767
Tue Aug 23, 2005 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Virgin Drinks On All Virgin Airlines?
Replies: 36
Views: 5913

RE: Why No Virgin Drinks On All Virgin Airlines?

Virgin coke rocks!!! Closely followed by Coca Cola. Pepsi just plain sucks.

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by Ricci767
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:57 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: PayWare A380 FS9 Addon
Replies: 8
Views: 18194

RE: PayWare A380 FS9 Addon

I have "Fly The Tristar" from the same software developers. It just plain sucks! I would never buy from them again. Apparently the Wilco A380 is quite good, I don't know if this is true.

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by Ricci767
Sat Aug 13, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2006: What Would You Like To See?
Replies: 207
Views: 34113

RE: FS2006: What Would You Like To See?

Dunno if already mentioned, not enough time to read the whole thread but...


TRUE FLY BY WIRE!!!!!

The modern airbus families and fighters handling suck, they just too sensitive and no fly by wire.

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 12, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Was The Concorde Made Of Stainless Steal.
Replies: 15
Views: 10071

Was The Concorde Made Of Stainless Steal.

Dunno about your "speeling" of TITANIUM, what about the rest of your post!

[Edited 2005-08-11 18:44:27]

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by Ricci767
Wed Aug 10, 2005 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Choice To Orlando
Replies: 26
Views: 4990

RE: First Choice To Orlando

I went on one of their 767's to <acronym title="Orlando - Sanford International (Central Florida Regional) (SFB / KSFB), USA - Florida">SFB</acronym> from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> 2 years ago when it was called Air2000, I must honestly say the seat...

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by Ricci767
Mon Aug 08, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Meljet Finished?
Replies: 1
Views: 2754

Meljet Finished?

I have been keeping an eye on the Meljet website and the status bars of the different projects have not moved in months and the site has no new news in absolutly ages! Anyone know whats going on? I mean, has Meljet ceased operations?

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by Ricci767
Sat Aug 06, 2005 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gate 13
Replies: 30
Views: 2985

RE: Gate 13

LGW has a gate 13 I think in the South Terminal at least, don't know about the North Terminal.

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by Ricci767
Sat Aug 06, 2005 1:10 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Would Everyone Like Pmdg To Do Next?
Replies: 22
Views: 11250

RE: What Would Everyone Like Pmdg To Do Next?

Mir- "Or perhaps they could do something that NOBODY has done before, a detailed simulation of a bizjet. Imagine a highly detailed, PMDG-quality Gulfstream..." I have a number of commercial bizjet packages made by Eaglesoft I think, not sure. They are very good quality, especially their Cessna Citat...

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by Ricci767
Fri Aug 05, 2005 12:13 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Would Everyone Like Pmdg To Do Next?
Replies: 22
Views: 11250

RE: What Would Everyone Like Pmdg To Do Next?

I know they are already doing the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 which I cannot wait for! But I have still to see a professionally made DC-10 package, why has this great airliner been neglected? Also the L1011, I have the package called "Fly The Tristar" but to be honest its total c...

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by Ricci767
Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Pmdg 747-400 Released!
Replies: 59
Views: 14989

RE: Pmdg 747-400 Released!

I wasn't really looking forward to this one, I'm more than happy using a merge of the PSS 747-400 panel and the Project Opensky 747-400 model. But to be honest, I am dying to get my hands on their <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11! <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11's rule...

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by Ricci767
Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Screenshots Of Pmdg 747
Replies: 12
Views: 7021

RE: Screenshots Of Pmdg 747

Something about the cockpit windows just looks wrong, can't quite put my finger on it. Also the wing shape looks a bit odd, other than that a good plane. Nice quallity liveries.

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by Ricci767
Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Is Airline 6?
Replies: 14
Views: 21345

RE: How Is Airline 6?

Airline 5 was good but I STILL can't use Airline 6 despite all the updates. Whenever O try scheduling a flight no airports appear in the lists!

By the way, if anyone has an idea how to fix this please let me know!

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by Ricci767
Sat Jul 30, 2005 7:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: 737-800/-900
Replies: 12
Views: 6686

RE: 737-800/-900

Only one thing I hate about the Level-D 767. You cannot use the mouse wheel to quickly move autopilot settings and such. Gets annoying!! But the rest of the package makes up for it! Amazing!

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by Ricci767
Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Altitude - Ribbon Cutting.
Replies: 4
Views: 1473

RE: What Altitude - Ribbon Cutting.

I was there to see that, although he missed a lot of the ribbons he was still an excellent airman! One of the best displays I have seen.

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by Ricci767
Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Flights, Same Routes, Almost Same Time?
Replies: 53
Views: 10434

RE: Two Flights, Same Routes, Almost Same Time?

I'm not sure of the flight numbers but back in November I was flying back to Gatwick from Orlando on Virgin Atlantic, it may have been VS28 or VS16 or similar. I noticed that there was another 747-400 sitting about 3 gates away also to depart to Gatwick. The other one departed about 30min before us ...

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by Ricci767
Tue Jul 26, 2005 6:08 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Simubuild A340-600 Model?
Replies: 8
Views: 20680

RE: Simubuild A340-600 Model?

I got it but I had to tinker with the .cfg file because as you may of noticed the plane flies with a ridiculous amount of elevator trim up.

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by Ricci767
Tue Jul 26, 2005 2:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Civilian Air Show?
Replies: 8
Views: 3470

RE: Best Civilian Air Show?

yeah, I've heard Paris is the best, I really want to go! Did you go to Fairford this year? I went, good show!! To bad is was so hot, got burnt so badly!

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by Ricci767
Sun Jul 24, 2005 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Renaming Of A340-600 G-VSHY?
Replies: 4
Views: 5948

RE: Virgin Atlantic Renaming Of A340-600 G-VSHY?

Richard Branson is a legend!! He is a marketing genius. I hope he never runs out of marketing ideas.

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by Ricci767
Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airline In The World
Replies: 13
Views: 8920

RE: Worst Airline In The World

Aeroflot by what I've heard

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by Ricci767
Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Give Amenity Kits In Economy
Replies: 51
Views: 14265

RE: Airlines That Give Amenity Kits In Economy

Virgin Atlantic give a good amenity kit to everyone. Loads of stuff in it, socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, pen,.....

Comes in a nifty bag too.

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by Ricci767
Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America -- The Latest
Replies: 30
Views: 8829

RE: Virgin America -- The Latest

Anyone know what colour the trim will be round the tail? Virgin Atlantic has dark blue, Virgin Blue has lighter blue, Virgin Nigeria has green. I forget what Virgin Express and Virgin Sun have if Virgin Sun still exists.

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by Ricci767
Thu Jul 14, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EUjet Diversions To LGW
Replies: 7
Views: 2491

RE: EUjet Diversions To LGW

Can't of been weather, all we had down here is heat, heat and more heat!! I've had enough! I'm off to the arctic

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by Ricci767
Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: British Airways A380!
Replies: 11
Views: 15955

RE: British Airways A380!

Amazing! But to make it even better someone needs to make a paint of it to go on the Robert Versluys A380 for FS2004. Not the Mike Stone one, he makes crap aircraft.

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by Ricci767
Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor Pilot Flies Close To Another Airplane
Replies: 25
Views: 9073

Condor Pilot Flies Close To Another Airplane

Your wrong Rick767, according to today's Daily Mail it's a Thomas Cook 757 Airbus! And that the aircraft had to be at least 60 miles apart. Big grin

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by Ricci767
Thu Jul 07, 2005 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA: Third Daily MIA-LHR
Replies: 30
Views: 5641

RE: BA: Third Daily MIA-LHR

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by Ricci767
Wed Jul 06, 2005 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 737-200 - Never Been To USA?
Replies: 38
Views: 8462

RE: Pan Am 737-200 - Never Been To USA?

Of course it has! It was built in the United States!!!!

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by Ricci767
Wed Jul 06, 2005 4:21 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Freeware Flight Planning Software
Replies: 9
Views: 16394

RE: Freeware Flight Planning Software

Any freeware flight planners out there for Mac OS X?

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by Ricci767
Sun Jul 03, 2005 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Live 8 Concerts Today
Replies: 16
Views: 2753

RE: Live 8 Concerts Today

I don't know what Bryan Adam's has planned but here in England Dido performed in the London Hyde Park venue then took a helicopter down to the Eden Project Venue a couple of hundred miles away and is performing as I write this, too bad she is total [email protected]! Just my bad luck to miss the Coldplay perform...

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by Ricci767
Thu Jun 30, 2005 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Gatwick-Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 2731

RE: Britannia Gatwick-Cancun

For me it was London Gatwick- Palma De Mallorca and back, I think it was a 767-200

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by Ricci767
Thu Jun 30, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Gatwick-Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 2731

RE: Britannia Gatwick-Cancun

I flew on a Britannia 767 when I was about 11 years old (6 years ago) and I still had my knees digging into the seat in front. Can't remember if it was a -200/-300 but I do remember it was in that classic livery not that peace of [email protected] now. I recommend that your father requests a seat by one of the o...

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by Ricci767
Thu Jun 30, 2005 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britannia Gatwick-Cancun
Replies: 34
Views: 2731

RE: Britannia Gatwick-Cancun

Oh my god! Flying all the way to Mexico on Britannia!!? Is he a fairly short person?

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by Ricci767
Thu Jun 30, 2005 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery Planes Continue To Circle Over Lodi
Replies: 54
Views: 15141

RE: Mystery Planes Continue To Circle Over Lodi

Lando: Maybe a little off topic, but here at KPIA I saw a 737 or A320 (was too far away to tell) circling the airport for hours on end.... It kind of looked like the NWA livery with a red tail and a silver body... but I dont know why there would be a 737 or A320 here....none service Greater Peoria. ...

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by Ricci767
Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's That Pilot Doin'?
Replies: 53
Views: 14759

RE: What's That Pilot Doin'?

I don't know what he's doing but what I do know is that he is one lucky so and so for being able to captain a MD11!

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by Ricci767
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:47 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Emergancy Situation
Replies: 13
Views: 2822

RE: FS Emergancy Situation

I think the airspeed indicator reading 000kts has something to do with the weather. It always does it to me if I am flying through a snow storm or sometimes a thunderstorm. Was it snowing in your flight?

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by Ricci767
Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Standing Behind A 747 At SXM
Replies: 43
Views: 8109

RE: Standing Behind A 747 At SXM

Runway extension? Does that mean the demolition of the famous beach? They can't extend the other way because of the mountians.

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by Ricci767
Mon Jun 27, 2005 6:15 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: If You Could Preserve One Aircraft
Replies: 29
Views: 8558

RE: If You Could Preserve One Aircraft

Sorry, but it has to be a VC-10 in the BOAC colours!

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by Ricci767
Sun Jun 26, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Destination Shown On The Nose Gear?
Replies: 20
Views: 7475

RE: Destination Shown On The Nose Gear?

Starlionblue- Did you just search in the photo search engine for the words "nose gear"? I would say so judging by the captions in those pictures.

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by Ricci767
Sat Jun 25, 2005 4:58 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: The Official Screenshot Thread - V3
Replies: 151
Views: 11542

RE: The Official Screenshot Thread - V3

N754AN- How is your sea like that? I have a 256mb graphics card, 1024mb RAM and I still cannot turn up the water effects! Is that an added third party package because it sure looks good in your SAS MD-90 shots!

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