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by cabochris
Sun Sep 04, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

He flies it transatlantic on a semi-regular basis to visit his properties in the UK, so I'd be shocked if he was missing the paperwork to fly into Mexico. Ah Mexico is not the UK.. and I am just going to guess you do not know the formalities of entry into foreign airspace. For the Trump 757, the co...

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by cabochris
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

Re comment #6, where the poster disputes my statement that the unmarked 737 ascended rapidly out of MMX, check the track log: http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N43P ... X/tracklog Compared to the tracklog for a 738 out of MMX (I know not exactly apples to apples, but not hugely far off) http://fli...

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by cabochris
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

Well from being uninformed about aviation, the different requirements for airlines flying passenger service to a private aircraft flying a chartered flight, to the secret service, you sure have a thing for loudly proclaiming topics you are not knowledgable about in this topic. Good job. Gold star f...

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by cabochris
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

Is there a single correct sentence in this post? This is some type of joke. All a joke, go get em kid! Well from being uninformed about aviation, the different requirements for airlines flying passenger service to a private aircraft flying a chartered flight, to the secret service, you sure have a ...

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by cabochris
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

He flies it transatlantic on a semi-regular basis to visit his properties in the UK, so I'd be shocked if he was missing the paperwork to fly into Mexico. Ah Mexico is not the UK.. and I am just going to guess you do not know the formalities of entry into foreign airspace. For the Trump 757, the co...

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by cabochris
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

Just a note on the accent out of MEX.. nothing unusual. Certainly didn't "pegged it" to 40,000ft.. no security issues here, the press where on hand for arrival. I'm going to guess the Trump 757 did not have an insurance certificate in place for Mexico flights He flies it transatlantic on ...

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by cabochris
Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lufthansa 747 & 346 parked at YVR
Replies: 1
Views: 1731

Lufthansa 747 & 346 parked at YVR

Anyone have any knowledge on the two Lufthansa machines that have been parked for several days now at YVR? The 747 was getting some attention yesterday, but the A346 looked cold and dead...
747 D-ABVY
346 D-AIHB

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by cabochris
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

Just a note on the accent out of MEX.. nothing unusual. Certainly didn't "pegged it" to 40,000ft.. no security issues here, the press where on hand for arrival. I'm going to guess the Trump 757 did not have an insurance certificate in place for Mexico flights, and his pal Steve helped him ...

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by cabochris
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737s for Donald Trump?
Replies: 29
Views: 8287

Re: New 737s for Donald Trump?

N43PR, LN 126 built 1998, a Boeing Business Jet Boeing 737-75V(BBJ). Owned by Town & Country Food Markets, Inc

This bird parks in the space of LAS of Steve Wynn...

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by cabochris
Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Us-yvr-Europe: how long for connection
Replies: 5
Views: 909

Re: Us-yvr-Europe: how long for connection

You on the BA LHR flight..too bad Delta couldn't get you on DL5751... I am amusing you are sched on 5684. It will be tight, and can be done, but you will need some luck. Unfortunately, DL5684 is now coming into YVR around the same time as 6 heavies, including your BA A388. Customs will be jammed for...

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by cabochris
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada: Largest Economy with No ULCC; Frontier Owner Says No Thanks
Replies: 37
Views: 7620

Re: Canada: Largest Economy with No ULCC; Frontier Owner Says No Thanks

Dont the Canadians have Air Canada to blame for that? The bit about SQ is not 'nonsense'. He's referring to the 1991 incident when the Canadian government terminated the bilateral agreement because of Air Canada's complaint. It's the only example of a country cancelling an agreement with another co...

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by cabochris
Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada strands passengers at Manchester for 48 hours
Replies: 22
Views: 4732

Re: Air Canada strands passengers at Manchester for 48 hours

"Rich People" problems... I know. But we still need functional toilets at 35,000ft... and I will take a two day extended holiday, and the compensation, than dealing with overflowing poopers or only one flushing for 8 hours, any day, but that is just me. Transport Canada only approved Omni ...

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by cabochris
Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada strands passengers at Manchester for 48 hours
Replies: 22
Views: 4732

Re: Air Canada strands passengers at Manchester for 48 hours

A few weeks ago Westjet had a similar story of delays, and people there said AC didn't have these issues. I guess they were wrong. Apples and Oranges.. WJA's issues were ongoing and lasting for quite some time longer than 48 hours and involved more than just one aircraft.. WJA 767 ops as I understa...

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by cabochris
Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada: Largest Economy with No ULCC; Frontier Owner Says No Thanks
Replies: 37
Views: 7620

Re: Canada: Largest Economy with No ULCC; Frontier Owner Says No Thanks

Dont the Canadians have Air Canada to blame for that? When Singapore Airlines operated 5th freedom flights to Vancouver and Toronto, I read about them complaining about protectionist measures imposed against them when they were doing well in Canada and AC complained to the Canadian government that ...

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by cabochris
Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QATAR A340 in YVR This Morning
Replies: 4
Views: 1594

Re: QATAR A340 in YVR This Morning

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa's kid is getting a lift home for the summer, UBC exams just ended.

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by cabochris
Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SWG Treats Its Passengers As Cargo
Replies: 15
Views: 3798

RE: SWG Treats Its Passengers As Cargo

Ok, this operation is something.. I needed to get to Calgary from SJD asap. Westjet was full, so I went Sunwing. Once in the air we were told we were going to Vancouver. Cabin crew gave up explaining and hid in the back. Landed in Vancouver, completed CBSA inspection, retrieved baggage, hauled bags ...

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by cabochris
Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot In Cargo Crash Had Alcohol In Blood System
Replies: 14
Views: 14419

RE: Pilot In Cargo Crash Had Alcohol In Blood System

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

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot In Cargo Crash Had Alcohol In Blood System
Replies: 14
Views: 14419

RE: Pilot In Cargo Crash Had Alcohol In Blood System

52 millimoles per litre, or 0.24 per cent BAC

A fully functioning brain dead drunk.. who due to impairment couldn't fly in IMC, and killed himself and his trainee.

[Edited 2015-08-20 01:54:14]

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bizjet Pilots Face 20 Years In DR Prison
Replies: 25
Views: 10020

RE: Bizjet Pilots Face 20 Years In DR Prison

1,500 pounds the 2 pilots operating the flight knew about...not what it consisted of exactly.. From the info out there they just showed up for duty as assigned by the company, and that's why they are not in jail. The other two Frenchman, one a charter broker and the other who chartered the flight ar...

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Door Falls On Golf Course
Replies: 15
Views: 5842

RE: Plane Door Falls On Golf Course

Almost an ace! Nice shot.

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321 Tailstrike @ CLT
Replies: 26
Views: 16010

RE: AA A321 Tailstrike @ CLT

Sounds to me everything worked out.. very rare tail strike on flare, due to sudden airspeed loss from a sudden wind event, plane aborted landing, and established another approach and landed. Not a good day, but everyone is alive to live another.

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot In Cargo Crash Had Alcohol In Blood System
Replies: 14
Views: 14419

RE: Pilot In Cargo Crash Had Alcohol In Blood System

Tragic story, tragic ending. My understanding is that the FO had just joined Carson and was under line indoctrination training. Brandt was a Line Indoc Captain.

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A321 YYZ-SFO, Sick Captain, Returns To YYZ
Replies: 22
Views: 6446

RE: AC A321 YYZ-SFO, Sick Captain, Returns To YYZ

Bad case of airport Whopper Wednesday?

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bizjet Pilots Face 20 Years In DR Prison
Replies: 25
Views: 10020

RE: Bizjet Pilots Face 20 Years In DR Prison

Sounds like the Pilots didn't know that the guys who chartered the jet were moving drugs. They are free on bail pending an appeal.. and a good chance they will be deported back to France. Areojet will be in for a fight to get that jet back, but being the country its seized in, money will make things...

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight
Replies: 101
Views: 17829

RE: British Prime Minister Videoed On Easyjet Flight

He is only the Prime Minister, and on holiday. Its not like he is the Monarch! He is not the head of state.

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by cabochris
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Pilots Reject To Form Union
Replies: 5
Views: 2247

RE: WestJet Pilots Reject To Form Union

Pretty much a split vote... old guys vs new guys. This is only the beginning..

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by cabochris
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports PAX Statistics 2Q And 1st Half
Replies: 10
Views: 3014

RE: Canadian Airports PAX Statistics 2Q And 1st Half

The economy is flat only in the flatland... and only because of the oil and gas crash. Go to <acronym title="Brymon Airways (United Kingdom) and Skymark Airlines (Japan)">BC</acronym> or <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym>, things have not slowed dow...

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by cabochris
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet To Send B767 To Montego Bay During Winter
Replies: 12
Views: 5203

RE: WestJet To Send B767 To Montego Bay During Winter

No 5th 767... too bad. 3 with missions from the west, 1 in the east, is not a bad toe in the water kinda operation. I really hope they get traction and grow. But I do think they are a little late to the show, as Rouge has a big leg up in that biz now. <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> can res...

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by cabochris
Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet To Send B767 To Montego Bay During Winter
Replies: 12
Views: 5203

RE: WestJet To Send B767 To Montego Bay During Winter

This services is complemented by the 5th 767 Westjet recently procured. No doubt Westjet wants to develop YYZ summer Europe and winter Caribbean operations with this 5th bird.

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by cabochris
Sun Jun 28, 2015 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines - What's The Situation?
Replies: 21
Views: 6037

RE: Canada Jetlines - What's The Situation?

Trepidation in the group killed them, IMHO. 733s and an operation like Flair or Enerjet will not cut it as a competitive start-up. Gotta make the plunge, acquire and operate a flexible fleet of Ejets. Capital markets were attracted, ability to secure the money was real. But in the end no equipment w...

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by cabochris
Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Dispatchers/Tracking The Disney Plane
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

RE: Westjet Dispatchers/Tracking The Disney Plane

post your query in the westjet forum on avcanada.ca. You may find some help. Ask for a heads up email, you never know.

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by cabochris
Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yet Another SJC Fence Hopper Security Breach
Replies: 5
Views: 1946

RE: Yet Another SJC Fence Hopper Security Breach

Security breach...lol. Dont think for a second a chain-link fence will stop a determined individual to climb over, cut or drive through, at any height or with razor coils.. they are what they are, just Animal Barriers. You see, the threat of a deer or coyote running across the actives and coming in ...

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by cabochris
Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax
Replies: 227
Views: 65263

RE: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bmacleod" class="quote" target="_blank">bmacleod</a> (<a href="#206" class="quote">Reply 206</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thats what ...

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by cabochris
Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Posts Record Full Year, EMB 190s Leaving?
Replies: 19
Views: 6041

RE: AC Posts Record Full Year, EMB 190s Leaving?

190s are going to be taken in by Boeing, and then leased out to the Canada Jetlines start-up.

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by cabochris
Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Leaves Dog And Kennel Out In The Rain
Replies: 41
Views: 10159

RE: UA Leaves Dog And Kennel Out In The Rain

Today, pet travel is like unaccompanied child travel.. at the cost of travel, airlines need to step up and accommodate and care, or loose business. $50 one way pet in cargo on WJ, $100 <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>, $100 <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym>, $200 plus on <a...

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by cabochris
Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France To YVR
Replies: 15
Views: 8170

RE: Air France To YVR

Air France is not launching seasonal operations to <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym>.. they have committed to year round. <a href="http://airlineroute.net/2014/11/25/af-yvr-w15/" target="_blank">http://airlineroute.net/2014/11/25/af-yvr-...

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by cabochris
Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C-Series Leading Cityjets Consideration
Replies: 12
Views: 4774

RE: C-Series Leading Cityjets Consideration

No SSJs. Sanctions on Russia now in place for the foreseeable future.

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by cabochris
Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next 748 Customer?
Replies: 183
Views: 36470

RE: Next 748 Customer?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skipness1E" class="quote" target="_blank">skipness1E</a> (<a href="#122" class="quote">Reply 122</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The B77...

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by cabochris
Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next 748 Customer?
Replies: 183
Views: 36470

RE: Next 748 Customer?

AC is looking at this in depth. Cargo market makes an interesting case for them. 4 machines would do it. Just need the right deal.

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by cabochris
Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YVR Announces DL To LAX
Replies: 100
Views: 14017

RE: YVR Announces DL To LAX

What's the big deal here? <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> already code shares with <acronym title="WestJet (Canada)">WS</acronym>. So <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> wants to add on, look at the traffic numbers on this route, its busy and in demand, why not tr...

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by cabochris
Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30
Replies: 318
Views: 82133

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30

The Chinese must be a little nervous that the northern arc potentiality and likely puts the machine somewhere on the ground (if landed), very close to Uyghur region... and are those people ever oppressed and leaning on the extremes. I'm sure the world's powers and their satellites are scouring any c...

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by cabochris
Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30
Replies: 318
Views: 82133

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jelliesR" class="quote" target="_blank">jelliesR</a> (<a href="#140" class="quote">Reply 140</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Murder is l...

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by cabochris
Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30
Replies: 318
Views: 82133

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ryanair01" class="quote" target="_blank">Ryanair01</a> (<a href="#109" class="quote">Reply 109</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> UK Rag Ta...

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by cabochris
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30
Replies: 318
Views: 82133

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nupogodi" class="quote" target="_blank">nupogodi</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>This is a 777 in the flight levels, not ...

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by cabochris
Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 28
Replies: 271
Views: 52673

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 28

Ever flown over India in the middle of the night.... Not a sound on the comm. Wow, it looks like even the Indians were asleep. There are large areas in the Kolkata FIR, particularly over Bay of Bengal, that have no radar coverage at present. No way India can admit this. Start the detraction. Where a...

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by cabochris
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23
Replies: 286
Views: 76329

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SeeTheWorld" class="quote" target="_blank">SeeTheWorld</a> (<a href="#191" class="quote">Reply 191</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Suici...

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by cabochris
Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23
Replies: 286
Views: 76329

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/4holer" class="quote" target="_blank">4holer</a> (<a href="#144" class="quote">Reply 144</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Suicide is a bi...

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by cabochris
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 22
Replies: 264
Views: 67686

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 22

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Wolger" class="quote" target="_blank">Wolger</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Can you explain f...

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by cabochris
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 22
Replies: 264
Views: 67686

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 22

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetfuel" class="quote" target="_blank">jetfuel</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Why is there no...

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