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by faddypainter
Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Flight Cancelled As Crew Rest Was Disturbed
Replies: 27
Views: 18868

RE: BA Flight Cancelled As Crew Rest Was Disturbed

Additional duty time has to be given for briefing and pre and post flight duties (1hr and 30mins respectively at my airline). Crew cant just teleport from the hotel to the aircraft unfortunately. So the only way this could be rostered is as a split duty as anjin pointed out.

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by faddypainter
Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Flight Cancelled As Crew Rest Was Disturbed
Replies: 27
Views: 18868

RE: BA Flight Cancelled As Crew Rest Was Disturbed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> If th...

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by faddypainter
Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Through Flights/Flights With Stopovers In 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3153

RE: Through Flights/Flights With Stopovers In 2015

Couple of UK ones off the top of my head: <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym>-ATQ <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> <acronym title="Manches...

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by faddypainter
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman Bangladesh DC-10 S2-ACR Scrapped
Replies: 20
Views: 6480

RE: Biman Bangladesh DC-10 S2-ACR Scrapped

And <acronym title="Biman Bangladesh">BG</acronym> never did actually launch the planned <acronym title="Dhaka (Dacca) - Hazrat Shahjalal International (Zia International / Kurmitola) (DAC / VGHS), Bangladesh">DAC</acronym>-<acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kin...

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by faddypainter
Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Passport Name" - What Is The Official Definiton?
Replies: 6
Views: 4237

RE: "Passport Name" - What Is The Official Definit

For the US APIS system at least: <i>13. Does <acronym title="Coimbra (- Bissaia Barreto) (CBP / LPCO), Portugal">CBP</acronym> use the name found on the passport or the name in the PNR? Answer: Name is based on what is found in the Machine Readable Zone of an individual’s acceptable traveler documen...

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by faddypainter
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Low Level S-turns
Replies: 2
Views: 1659

RE: Low Level S-turns

Try §91.175 (c) <i>(c) Operation below DA/ <acronym title="Atlantic Coast Airlines (USA)">DH</acronym> or MDA. Except as provided in paragraph (l) of this section, where a DA/DH or MDA is applicable, no pilot may operate an aircraft, except a military aircraft of the United States, below the authori...

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by faddypainter
Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Taking Flight Bag Through TSA
Replies: 10
Views: 2593

RE: Taking Flight Bag Through TSA

I've had no problem taking all this stuff through <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym> on multiple occasions before and barely had as much as a second glance from them. Headset especially cost too much for me to risk checking it in. Can't see why there should be any...

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by faddypainter
Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK CAA Regulated Roles
Replies: 3
Views: 1255

RE: UK CAA Regulated Roles

Flight Engineers and Flight Navigators. (however few there still are)

Also depending on what you define as "air transport staff", you could include Aeromedical examiners?

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by faddypainter
Mon May 27, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge Launch Trendy Uniforms
Replies: 77
Views: 20528

RE: Air Canada Rouge Launch Trendy Uniforms

Interesting Soviet-esque cap badge for the FO there.

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by faddypainter
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India To Resume Three Europe Routes
Replies: 16
Views: 7024

RE: Air India To Resume Three Europe Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheAviator380" class="quote" target="_blank">TheAviator380</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Can you please explain me how ...

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by faddypainter
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India To Resume Three Europe Routes
Replies: 16
Views: 7024

RE: Air India To Resume Three Europe Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/behramjee" class="quote" target="_blank">behramjee</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>In comparison, <acronym title="Birmingha...

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by faddypainter
Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India To Resume Three Europe Routes
Replies: 16
Views: 7024

RE: Air India To Resume Three Europe Routes

Why is this? There is no significant Indian population in North West England, compared with large numbers in the West Midlands and nearby Leicestershire (and of course London). Not to mention business links like JLR/Tata. Do you have the same demand figures for <acronym title="Birmingham - Internati...

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by faddypainter
Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Word In Your Language?
Replies: 58
Views: 4085

RE: Your Favorite Word In Your Language?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>Or how many uses there are for top sir...

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by faddypainter
Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Word In Your Language?
Replies: 58
Views: 4085

RE: Your Favorite Word In Your Language?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHX787" class="quote" target="_blank">PHX787</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>Says the guy that DIDN'T create a thread wit...

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by faddypainter
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 3280

RE: Tea 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/bristolflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">bristolflyer</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>As jetblueguy22 says it's all ab...

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by faddypainter
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Word In Your Language?
Replies: 58
Views: 4085

RE: Your Favorite Word In Your Language?

"Thruppence" has got to be up there for me, just rolls off the tongue nicely.

P.S this thread is quite pointless  

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by faddypainter
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 3280

RE: Tea Thread

Only drink black tea with milk with 2 teaspoons of sugar. Anywhere from 3 to 10 cups a day depending. What types of that sort of tea can you get in the US? I will be moving there later this year and it's one of my greatest worries that I won't be able to find decent tea bags!  <img src="http://...

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by faddypainter
Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help! European Candy Chewy Fruit
Replies: 16
Views: 2761

RE: Help! European Candy Chewy Fruit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UAL747DEN" class="quote" target="_blank">UAL747DEN</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I feel like an idiot posting this...

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by faddypainter
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows XP, Who Still Uses It?
Replies: 27
Views: 3951

RE: Windows XP, Who Still Uses It?

Im using it now to post this. Cant be bothered to upgrade, it is more than adequate for my needs.

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by faddypainter
Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Movie This Is?
Replies: 2
Views: 2096

RE: What Movie This Is?

Невероятные приключения итальянцев в России / Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia. (1974)

Bit of a random choice of film...  

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by faddypainter
Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Place Has The Best Breakfast Sandwiches?
Replies: 35
Views: 2476

RE: What Place Has The Best Breakfast Sandwiches?

Usually would go to a little greasy-spoon type joint round the corner called "Le Mans Café". Just bacon on the sandwich w/ brown sauce and a cup of tea.

Perfect

[Edited 2013-02-05 20:07:43]

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by faddypainter
Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

RE: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?

How much is the ticket for J-walking? <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ALTF4" class="quote" target="_blank">ALTF4</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Somebody...

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by faddypainter
Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

RE: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?

Is Jaywalking particularly frowned upon in the US? There is no such thing here and it strikes me as an odd offence. Running out in front of cars is obviously stupid and likely to be much more detrimental to you rather than the driver, but is just crossing on red when there is no traffic considered j...

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by faddypainter
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

RE: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hoMsar" class="quote" target="_blank">hoMsar</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>People press the "door close" button repeatedl...

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by faddypainter
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

RE: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?

I still press multiple times even though they do light up with a big "WAIT" here when pressed. It is a small way I can release some inner annoyance and sense of urgency at the inconvenience of having to stop and wait when I am happily powerwalking along my route.  <img border=0 src="http://cdn-...

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by faddypainter
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

RE: Do You Press Crosswalk Buttons Over And Over?

Yes I usually press it repeatedly in an impatient fashion and then just cross anyway on red when no cars are coming. They take way too long to change anyway. Also in the UK at least there is a strange spinny thing on the bottom of crossing buttons which I have no idea as to its purpose. Interesting ...

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by faddypainter
Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI Regional To Start BHX - GOT/LYS/TLS
Replies: 4
Views: 3288

RE: BMI Regional To Start BHX - GOT/LYS/TLS

Strange that BMIR and <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> both announced <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Lyons - Saint-Exupery (Satolas) (LYS / LFLL), France">LYS</acronym> simultaneously, liter...

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by faddypainter
Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 47
Replies: 99
Views: 28630

RE: MAN News 47

Is there a problem at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> atm? A number of a/c holding and Air Malta 319 and Air France 320 appear to be heading south possible <acronym title="Birmin...

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by faddypainter
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Routes Rumor / Update
Replies: 45
Views: 11470

RE: PIA Routes Rumor / Update

Is that instead of MAN now?

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by faddypainter
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraq To Pay Kuwait Airways $500M For Invasion
Replies: 19
Views: 8542

RE: Iraq To Pay Kuwait Airways $500M For Invasion

Is there an inventory of what was destroyed or was it all A300s?

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by faddypainter
Tue Jan 22, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Briton Gets Death Sentence For Drug Smuggling
Replies: 71
Views: 4238

RE: Briton Gets Death Sentence For Drug Smuggling

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>How do they execute people in Indonesia?</i>...

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by faddypainter
Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting At YUL And KL MD-11?
Replies: 16
Views: 4959

RE: Connecting At YUL And KL MD-11?

Might see what my budget can stretch to with regards Montreal. I will find out the exact dates I will be travelling in the next few weeks, but it wouldn't surprise me if we ended up on the same flight, such a small world as it is lol. Any ideas on what carrier to go with on <acronym title="Montreal ...

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by faddypainter
Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting At YUL And KL MD-11?
Replies: 16
Views: 4959

RE: Connecting At YUL And KL MD-11?

So I'd have to book the <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> sector on a separate ticket? Not that I mind but the added security...

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by faddypainter
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Connecting At YUL And KL MD-11?
Replies: 16
Views: 4959

Connecting At YUL And KL MD-11?

Hi, I will be moving to Florida for about a year in May/June and on my way over I would like to try and get on an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 before they are all gone forever. Obviously that doesn't leave me with much choice of carrier or entry points into North America. <acronym...

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by faddypainter
Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moving Non Alliance/Hub Traffic Away From Heathrow
Replies: 29
Views: 6084

RE: Moving Non Alliance/Hub Traffic Away From Heathrow

Sounds like a good plan, if you want to open both BAA and the government up to huge litigation proceedings by the displaced airlines.

Unfortunately there is no easy answer to the mess that the South East faces at the moment when it comes to aviation.

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by faddypainter
Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Routes Rumor / Update
Replies: 45
Views: 11470

RE: PIA Routes Rumor / Update

Do expats get to vote in Pak elections? That might go some way to explaining it. Otherwise I can't see why even PIA would bother serving those markets.

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by faddypainter
Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Routes Rumor / Update
Replies: 45
Views: 11470

RE: PIA Routes Rumor / Update

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Glasgow - International (Abbot...

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by faddypainter
Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge Delays At MUC
Replies: 27
Views: 4296

Huge Delays At MUC

There might be serious Dekana at LHR tomorrow if the weather forecast is to be believed.

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by faddypainter
Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wet Ground Or Water Conducting Lighting
Replies: 37
Views: 4044

RE: Wet Ground Or Water Conducting Lighting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EGPH" class="quote" target="_blank">EGPH</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>She was wondering if water conducts electri...

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by faddypainter
Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ketchup On Philly Cheesesteak Altercation
Replies: 28
Views: 2676

RE: Ketchup On Philly Cheesesteak Altercation

I'd have done the same in the employee's position, ketchup is the stuff of the devil!   

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by faddypainter
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hall & Oates - Oates Arrested, Bites Hall's Face
Replies: 7
Views: 4586

RE: Hall & Oates - Oates Arrested, Bites Hall's Face

Watch out boy she'll chew you up   

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by faddypainter
Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non Sequitur Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 6465

RE: Non Sequitur Thread

The sentence the word possesses possesses five s's possesses twelve s's.

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by faddypainter
Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non Sequitur Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 6465

RE: Non Sequitur Thread

The word possesses possesses five s's.

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by faddypainter
Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non Sequitur Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 6465

RE: Non Sequitur Thread

If the purpose of this thread is to form a collection of non-sequitur statements, then by posting a non-sequitur, your post is true to the purpose of the topic and therefore logically follows that it must be sequitur. Therefore this topic consists of a series of sequitur statements which by extensio...

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by faddypainter
Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Takes A Swing At Boeing With Pinocchio Ad
Replies: 193
Views: 33248

RE: Airbus Takes A Swing At Boeing With Pinocchio Ad

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/redflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">redflyer</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>Unfortunately, I think this kind of adve...

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by faddypainter
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Takes A Swing At Boeing With Pinocchio Ad
Replies: 193
Views: 33248

RE: Airbus Takes A Swing At Boeing With Pinocchio Ad

I don't know why a few people here are getting all in a huff over Airbus's rather obvious trolling of its rival. I for one like to see the personal side of companies like this having a dig at each other. Breaks up the usual bland, faceless corporate <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> ...

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by faddypainter
Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Run IFE From Takeoff To Landing.
Replies: 49
Views: 14931

RE: BA To Run IFE From Takeoff To Landing.

So what is it that is particular about this Thales system as compared to others which may not be used until after takeoff? I would have thought that all fixed aircraft IFE would be stringently tested for electromagnetic compatibility etc regardless of whether its use is intended during critical phas...

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by faddypainter
Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Day In Birmingham - Suggestions?
Replies: 8
Views: 2583

RE: One Day In Birmingham - Suggestions?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fxramper" class="quote" target="_blank">fxramper</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>We ended up staying for several rounds wat...

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by faddypainter
Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Reveals Plan To Create 300 Jobs At BHX
Replies: 6
Views: 3030

RE: Monarch Reveals Plan To Create 300 Jobs At BHX

Monarch Engineering has the contract for Thomsons (&LOT) 787's. I don't think facilities at LTN are sufficient.

[Edited 2012-11-20 19:25:30]

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by faddypainter
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Reveals Plan To Create 300 Jobs At BHX
Replies: 6
Views: 3030

RE: Monarch Reveals Plan To Create 300 Jobs At BHX

Will this be the only 787 maintenance facility in the UK then? At least until <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>/VS get theirs, I expect they'll want facilities at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>/<acronym title="Cardiff (- Rhoose / Wales) (CWL...

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