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by zkeye
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2020
Replies: 43
Views: 9208

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2020

Which I would say is Scott Morrison’s take, it it a couple of weeks an public pressure in New Zealand will demand it to be two way.



You can bet that a week out from the election there will be an announcement.

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by zkeye
Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Respected user. Well?
Replies: 9
Views: 2718

Re: Respected user. Well?

"you can follow your favourite users which is the same as respecting them" No, it is not. With respected ratings, you can immediately tell if a user (even if you don't know them) has generated respect from other users. People with low respect ratings making big calls were able to be readil...

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by zkeye
Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 184
Replies: 301
Views: 36712

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 184

I am going Auckland - Melbourne in business class tomorrow. It is on a ANZ 767. I assume that I can expect to be disappointed?

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by zkeye
Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

JohnK, Of course there are none - that is a strawman argument. But yet again you insult members intelligence when you say that the changes made to the site by DM were made for the members. They weren't made to improve the experience but to improve the clicks. Dm is in the process of turning this sit...

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by zkeye
Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

"it has been changed for our forum users since the old forum software was buggy and crashed several times every year" I am sorry John, but the changes made were not for the forum users. I understand that your deep involvement means that you feel you must present the "upgrade" as ...

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by zkeye
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

<blockquote>No views means less/no uploads and without uploads bye bye a.net</blockquote> A.net is gone already. The site "upgrade" was designed with more pageviews/clicks in mind and the news that DM are seeking "contributors" for is the final nail in the coffin. A.net is about ...

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by zkeye
Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Kiwiflyer gets it.

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by zkeye
Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Sorry - I should also add that it is not even your responsibility (as I understand it) so why you try to defend the indefensible escapes me.

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by zkeye
Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

JohnKrist, my second piece of advice to you today is this - just stop posting. Clearly you are too emotionally involved in the disaster that is the "upgrade" to respond rationally. You are making things worse and not not better with your current responses. As I said earlier if you think t...

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by zkeye
Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

JohnKrist, my second piece of advice to you today is this - just stop posting. Clearly you are too emotionally involved in the disaster that is the "upgrade" to respond rationally. You are making things worse and not not better with your current responses. As I said earlier if you think te...

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by zkeye
Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

JohnKrist @20:32

Take some very good advise John - telling your clients to stop whining because they don't like your product is not a viable approach.

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by zkeye
Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

kulverstukas wrote:
zkeye wrote:
fhrx wrote:
Just as a side; why did paid membership cease? I'm happy to pay for a good service;


It would appear that a good service is no longer offered.


As was stated here by crew members, it's now free of charge and full of ads.


Yep - you get what you pay for.

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by zkeye
Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

fhrx wrote:
Just as a side; why did paid membership cease? I'm happy to pay for a good service;


It would appear that a good service is no longer offered.

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by zkeye
Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

LKlemmi85,

Your post sums up exactly how I feel about this abomination of an "upgrade". They (DM not the mods) simply don't care - look at the utterly unbelievable response to the privacy issue for example. It is such a goddamn shame.

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by zkeye
Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2549
Views: 301265

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

8 years of promises about a great new site and this steaming pile of rubbish is served up to users. Sadly I am not surprised though. What will no doubt happen is one of the volunteer mods (not anyone from DM of course - they never take any responsibility) will pipe up with a party line about how fur...

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by zkeye
Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A.net 2.0?
Replies: 50
Views: 3513

RE: A.net 2.0?

777ER, My comment was not a criticism of the volunteers who have had to to defend the appalling neglect that Demand Media have shown to this site. Even JohnKrist who I have been a little critical off (due to the manner of his responses more than anything else) deserves credit. [edit] And by the way ...

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by zkeye
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A.net 2.0?
Replies: 50
Views: 3513

RE: A.net 2.0?

<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="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>For all we know traffic to a.net could h...

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by zkeye
Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can New Members Still Join The Forums?
Replies: 20
Views: 1331

RE: Can New Members Still Join The Forums?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/11725Flyer" class="quote" target="_blank">11725Flyer</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>i was able to obtain access in less ...

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by zkeye
Tue May 31, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Video Background Ad
Replies: 44
Views: 1604

RE: Video Background Ad

John - I would be absolutely delighted to be proven wrong and hope I am.

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by zkeye
Tue May 31, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Video Background Ad
Replies: 44
Views: 1604

RE: Video Background Ad

Sorry John, You are doing your best and protecting the absolute fiasco that A.net has become but you really are defending the indefensible here. You are a volunteer though (at least as I understand it) so don't deserve to have shit thrown at you all the time but as no-one from Demand Media ever has ...

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by zkeye
Wed May 18, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 177
Replies: 202
Views: 19716

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 177

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ107" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ107</a> (<a href="#138" class="quote">Reply 138</a>):<br/><i> I think it's time <acronym title="Wanaka (W...

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by zkeye
Fri Apr 22, 2016 6:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 17810

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Thunderboltdrgn" class="quote" target="_blank">Thunderboltdrgn</a> (<a href="#447" class="quote">Reply 447</a>):<br/><i>Especially in the way th...

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by zkeye
Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Country Names And Join Dates Gone
Replies: 10
Views: 854

RE: Country Names And Join Dates Gone

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> It's been like that for a few days....

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by zkeye
Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Can New Members Still Join The Forums?
Replies: 20
Views: 1331

RE: Can New Members Still Join The Forums?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777ER" class="quote" target="_blank">777ER</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> Testing of the new system/web-site is scheduled...

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by zkeye
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Subscription Cancelled?
Replies: 63
Views: 3349

RE: Subscription Cancelled?

User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4283 posts, <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym>: 83 Reply 4, posted Sat Mar 21 2015 09:51:46 your local time (11 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 400 times: AIRLINERS.NET CREW COMMUNITY MANAGER Q...

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by zkeye
Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Site Redesign - Progress?
Replies: 2
Views: 532

RE: Site Redesign - Progress?

I feel sorry for the volunteer crew here. DM treat the site (and crew) with utter contempt and leave it up to them to defend what is going on. It really is a disgrace.

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by zkeye
Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Subscription Cancelled?
Replies: 63
Views: 3349

RE: Subscription Cancelled?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EA+CO+AS" class="quote" target="_blank">EA CO AS</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Place your bets, folks!</i></font></td><...

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by zkeye
Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Video Footage Of Typhoons Chasing A Tu-95
Replies: 20
Views: 10762

RE: Video Footage Of Typhoons Chasing A Tu-95

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>And if the camera frame rate equaled t...

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by zkeye
Fri Oct 03, 2014 6:18 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 17810

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ATCtower" class="quote" target="_blank">ATCtower</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i> Is it just me or has NO ONE addressed A...

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by zkeye
Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Blue Underlining Text Making It Hard To Read Posts
Replies: 8
Views: 800

RE: Blue Underlining Text Making It Hard To Read Posts

I have just seen it too. Absolutely horrendous and very difficult to read. It looks like something from Geocities in the 90's.

Is this really the image that airliners.net want to present?

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by zkeye
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Traffic Control For MH 370 Search
Replies: 11
Views: 5826

RE: Air Traffic Control For MH 370 Search

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bthebest" class="quote" target="_blank">Bthebest</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I read somewhere that ASMA were using the ...

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by zkeye
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will AF1 Stop On The Way To S Africa?
Replies: 29
Views: 6482

RE: Will AF1 Stop On The Way To S Africa?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rfields5421" class="quote" target="_blank">rfields5421</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Former presidents Carter and Clint...

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by zkeye
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia In Cash Crisis - Part 2
Replies: 111
Views: 20380

RE: Alitalia In Cash Crisis - Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bobnwa" class="quote" target="_blank">bobnwa</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Why on earth would an airline from any of thos...

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by zkeye
Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Part 132
Replies: 215
Views: 21654

RE: New Zealand Aviation Part 132

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/koruman" class="quote" target="_blank">koruman</a> (<a href="#92" class="quote">Reply 92</a>):<br/><i>If you're in Economy, ouch.</i></font></td...

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by zkeye
Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Part 132
Replies: 215
Views: 21654

RE: New Zealand Aviation Part 132

Hi all,

I am on NZ2 on Saturday night. Can anyone tell me if this is a 777-200 or 300? I am trying to work out if I have good or shit seats.

Thanks in advance.

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by zkeye
Thu Jul 18, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS To Change Name To Airbus
Replies: 65
Views: 18058

EADS To Change Name To Airbus

If it is just a name change I very much doubt it will make any difference to anyone (other than the PR people). I really doubt that any nation seriously looking at buying a EADS military product would be put off by a name change....

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by zkeye
Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Airport Operations Fallout
Replies: 98
Views: 31147

RE: SFO Airport Operations Fallout

How will they shift the hull from where it currently lies? What are the logistics involved in this?

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by zkeye
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Doesn't Rule Out A320NEO
Replies: 24
Views: 11693

RE: Ryanair Doesn't Rule Out A320NEO

Sorry for being coarse but I have not ruled out getting a blow job from Elle McPherson - I have about the same odds as Ryanair getting a deal from Airbus though.

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by zkeye
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds 787, Thread 9
Replies: 225
Views: 34316

RE: FAA Grounds 787, Thread 9

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BEG2IAH" class="quote" target="_blank">BEG2IAH</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>This made me laugh as it's related to a ce...

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by zkeye
Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Columbia Disaster 10 Years Ago, Was Fate Known?
Replies: 26
Views: 8545

RE: Columbia Disaster 10 Years Ago, Was Fate Known?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cornutt" class="quote" target="_blank">cornutt</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>Would anyone here be interested in seeing ...

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by zkeye
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best Looking Fighter?
Replies: 110
Views: 22333

RE: Best Looking Fighter?

<br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Supermarine-349-Spitfire/1024492/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Supermarine-349-Spitfire/1024492/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/2/9/4/1024492.jpg" alt...

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by zkeye
Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RR Spey Turbojets
Replies: 9
Views: 3022

RE: RR Spey Turbojets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MHG" class="quote" target="_blank">MHG</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>But I know that in South Africa there´s still at lea...

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by zkeye
Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy No Longer Expects 30 A380 Orders In 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 22924

RE: Leahy No Longer Expects 30 A380 Orders In 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaverickM11" class="quote" target="_blank">MaverickM11</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Understatement of the decade.</i><...

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by zkeye
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Jetstar NZ Instead Of Jetconnect For Domestic?
Replies: 44
Views: 7753

RE: Why Jetstar NZ Instead Of Jetconnect For Domestic?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ107" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ107</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Don't forget about <acronym title="Queenstown ...

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by zkeye
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX A Dogs Dinner - Ryanair
Replies: 111
Views: 26759

RE: B737MAX A Dogs Dinner - Ryanair

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i>One can see <acronym title="Molde - ...

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by zkeye
Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Jetstar NZ Instead Of Jetconnect For Domestic?
Replies: 44
Views: 7753

RE: Why Jetstar NZ Instead Of Jetconnect For Domestic?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kiwiandrew" class="quote" target="_blank">kiwiandrew</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Really? During the years that JetCo...

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by zkeye
Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chopper Crash On Auckland Waterfront
Replies: 22
Views: 4680

Chopper Crash On Auckland Waterfront

Looks pretty nasty to me. I cannot see what happened though.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/6017...ter-crashes-on-Auckland-waterfront

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by zkeye
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 1)
Replies: 538
Views: 11718

Report The Bugs Here (Part 1)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Braniff747SP" class="quote" target="_blank">Braniff747SP</a> (<a href="#510" class="quote">Reply 510</a>):<br/><i>We've gone back to being stat ...

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by zkeye
Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: STS-134 Last Shuttle Launch
Replies: 86
Views: 18750

RE: STS-134 Last Shuttle Launch

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ManuCH" class="quote" target="_blank">ManuCH</a> (<a href="#78" class="quote">Reply 78</a>):<br/><i>It appears to be the APU exhaust. It happens...

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by zkeye
Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: STS-134 Last Shuttle Launch
Replies: 86
Views: 18750

RE: STS-134 Last Shuttle Launch

I just saw some infrared footage on the news after she had landed and it looked like there was a small fire at the base of the tail - anyone else see this? Is this something that happens from time to time?

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