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by notaxonrotax
Sat Dec 17, 2022 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 142
Views: 29092

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

jet92 wrote:
notaxonrotax wrote:
Spanish aviation.....so I was wondering, are there any people on here located close to ALC?

Thanks,

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It's my hometown although I live thousands of kms away from it now. But i could help if you need something.


Thanks, but it was just a social shout out!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 72
Views: 26036

Re: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident

Another one to add to the list. Unfortunately crashed on Tuesday 18th of October 2022 near the center of Guayaquil, killing two occupants. 2676589 She crashed in a little city park, hurting no one on the ground. For the record, she was in a different livery at the time of the accident. No Tax On Rotax

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Nov 19, 2022 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM A20N ground collision during takeoff run at LIM
Replies: 262
Views: 57896

Re: LATAM A20N ground collision during takeoff run at LIM

Ground Control may have cleared him to cross. We don’t know, yet. Possible. May be a case of Ground right hand not knowing what Tower left hand was doing. Wouldn`t that be the Starboard and Port hand?? I have been to LIM many times. An incredibly busy runway, with often long waiting times for T.O. ...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Nov 18, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 142
Views: 29092

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2022

Spanish aviation.....so I was wondering, are there any people on here located close to ALC?

Thanks,

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Sep 29, 2022 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - Minor collision between Icelandair and Korean Air 28-09
Replies: 1
Views: 922

LHR - Minor collision between Icelandair and Korean Air 28-09

Hi,

I was told there was a minor collision at LHR, between Icelandair and Korean Air, yesterday.
Wednesday 28th of September 2022.
I don`t have a source, I am just wondering if somebody knows something about this, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: RED Air MD-80 accident in MIA
Replies: 119
Views: 49137

Re: RED Air crash in MIA?

- That buffs right off!
- Is it a write out?

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:40 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Guideline Update
Replies: 16
Views: 3732

Re: Priority Screening Guideline Update

Will a Single Engine Prop (that would be new in DB) qualify for priority screening in case part of the aircraft is cropped off?

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jun 16, 2022 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

I tried the "Glock Talk" site too....

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jun 14, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Please note, likely the will need a picture of the part, as they do not store by by numbers or types, even companies. Chaotic storage, they know, where they have put a part years or decades ago on which place. Pretty sure, they have more or less everything for a youngtimer like W124; but if they ha...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jun 14, 2022 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

T4thH wrote:
OK, in this case I have perhaps the last chance for you.
"Tho


Much obliged to you.

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jun 14, 2022 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Beautiful! Thank you! Thanks. It`s my daily driver, so it`s not always THIS clean..... I mean.... https://i.ibb.co/rkvmVpy/53-kopi.jpg Question, as the W124 was build till 1997, so just 25 years ago; perhaps just go to the next official Mercedes repair shop and ask, if the part is still available a...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What next for Airbus?
Replies: 164
Views: 32412

Re: What next for Airbus?

There are plenty of issues for the engineers to solve. Australia grounding it’s NH90 helicopters and Norway returning them and canceling the contract is an example What on earth makes you think that this concerns the same team of engineers? Airliners and helicopters are not quite the same thing.......

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Do you have the rough dimensions? Is it going to be used as it was meant to be - a storage box, or are you more interested in preserving the originality of the car/part? If it is the former, and you have exhausted all avenues, another option worth trying is to get a company to 3D print it for you (...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

[email protected]

That’s the right contact.


Thanks so much!

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cpd wrote:
https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/classic/classic-contact-enquiry/

[email protected]

That’s the right contact.


Thanks so much!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 5:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 343
Views: 105737

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

Hello NoTaxOnRotax Understand your point and the shot you refer to the motive works well. In previous years we have accepted similar shots where the cherry blossoms take more of the frame than the aircraft. In relation to your shots and their motive I do understand your concerns. That said, I do se...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 5:06 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screeners not replying to mail
Replies: 4
Views: 2616

Re: Screeners not replying to mail

PanAm_DC10 wrote:
Hello

I see an email from you notaxonratax and will reply shortly

Regards

Paul


So you did.

Thank you for your help!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Very few USS states allowed handgun carry in a car 35+ years ago so having that as an option seems strange. It is just a general storage box that got christened "Glock Box" popularly. It was never marketed as such. It´s just to store your sunglasses, small road map or your spare dentures....

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 12, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Very few USS states allowed handgun carry in a car 35+ years ago so having that as an option seems strange. It is just a general storage box that got christened "Glock Box" popularly. It was never marketed as such. It´s just to store your sunglasses, small road map or your spare dentures....

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jun 11, 2022 9:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Re: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Isn't there a Mercedes-Benz owners club in the US? I would start there. Thanks, I wrote them. Isn't there a Mercedes-Benz owners club in the US? I would start there. There is; it's quite extensive. It's also a pretty stuck up group, but... probably as good of a group as any to start with. The websi...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jun 11, 2022 6:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: J7 crash in Central China, pilot ejects
Replies: 0
Views: 1044

J7 crash in Central China, pilot ejects

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2022/06/09/chin ... index.html

1 resident died.

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Hi,

I wonder what happened here:

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2022/06/09/chin ... index.html

1 resident died.

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jun 11, 2022 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box
Replies: 28
Views: 2014

Looking for very rare Mercedes Benz part: Glock Box

Hi, so Mercedes brought out an item aimed at the US market back in the 80`s / 90`s: it was a so-called "Glock Box". It`s a plastic roller bin that fits under the driver or co-pilot seat of any W124 model that Mercedes ever produced. The idea is to store your Glock there, I guess.....but ma...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 05, 2022 7:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screeners not replying to mail
Replies: 4
Views: 2616

Re: Screeners not replying to mail

cpd wrote:
I think I read on the site related forum that some of the site email addresses were having problems with email not getting through.

Maybe that could be the case here.


Thanks.
No hurry, anyway.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 05, 2022 4:38 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 343
Views: 105737

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

I can see the motive for that one, the flowers on the plane and the flowers on the tree. If it was just a regular plane in a regular colour scheme then certainly this motive wouldn't be justified. I guess. Personally I found it far-fetched....especially considering the Motive-rejections I have rece...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jun 04, 2022 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321XLR vs first generation long haul jets
Replies: 34
Views: 13602

Re: A321XLR vs first generation long haul jets

Lunix wrote:
Boeing 757-200 can actually go up to 3,900nm, while Boeing 757-300 has a range of 3,395nm. Strictly speaking, these ranges are really close to Airbus A321NEO.


Burning how much more juice in the process??

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jun 04, 2022 11:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Have quality standards changed on here recently?
Replies: 343
Views: 105737

Re: Have quality standards changed on here recently?

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Finnair ... 13/6873825

Surely aviation plays a minor part in this pic?

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Hi,

at the risk of coming across as resentful towards other A-net photographers (which I am not).....I have to question the Motive of this pic:

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Finnair ... 13/6873825

Surely aviation plays a minor part in this pic?

Cheers,

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jun 04, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Screeners not replying to mail
Replies: 4
Views: 2616

Screeners not replying to mail

[email protected], to no avail.

I am not sure, should I post my questions on this forum instead?

Thanks,


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Hi,

I would like to get into touch with a head screener with regards to some recent Motive rejections.

I tried mailing [email protected], to no avail.

I am not sure, should I post my questions on this forum instead?

Thanks,


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by notaxonrotax
Sat May 28, 2022 5:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Vale jbaxt61 - James Baxter
Replies: 2
Views: 3194

Re: Vale jbaxt61 - James Baxter

Thanks for sharing, Zeke.

Very sad!

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by notaxonrotax
Fri May 20, 2022 4:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is this style of head on crop acceptable ?
Replies: 4
Views: 4413

Re: Is this style of head on crop acceptable ?

Link please?

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by notaxonrotax
Fri May 20, 2022 4:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is this style of head on crop acceptable ?
Replies: 4
Views: 4413

Re: Is this style of head on crop acceptable ?

Link please?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 04, 2022 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help wanted with mystery biplane.......
Replies: 14
Views: 2774

Re: Help wanted with mystery biplane.......

Thanks, folks!
Most appreciated!

Kind regards,

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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 04, 2022 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help wanted with mystery biplane.......
Replies: 14
Views: 2774

Help wanted with mystery biplane.......

https://ibb.co/TqZtH1m


Thanks and kind regards,


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Hi to those in the know:

What type of aircraft is this please?

https://ibb.co/TqZtH1m


Thanks and kind regards,


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by notaxonrotax
Mon Feb 07, 2022 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bugatti Chiron driving 417 kph on the Autobahn
Replies: 66
Views: 7801

Re: Bugatti Chiron driving 417 kph on the Autobahn

How can you tell you are entering a zone without limits?

Perhaps Autobahn experts can chime in please, with a route Bern--> Stuttgart --> Luxembourg--> where can I go full speed please.....legally?

Cheers,

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Feb 07, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Images deprioritised
Replies: 3
Views: 3281

Re: Images deprioritised

https://www.airliners.net/photo/USA-Air ... 48/6715589
A lovely photo and all, but taken 8 Jan, uploaded 11 Jan, when the queue is a week long. Why, I wonder...


Why, indeed?

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Barbro wrote:
...and at the same time you have this:
https://www.airliners.net/photo/USA-Air ... 48/6715589
A lovely photo and all, but taken 8 Jan, uploaded 11 Jan, when the queue is a week long. Why, I wonder...


Why, indeed?

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Feb 06, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch problems with Super mega yachts
Replies: 68
Views: 4710

Re: Dutch problems with Super mega yachts

Great opportunity to give this bridge some TLC........this is a good thing for Holland.
Let`s not have all tonnage being built in the Far East!

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 31, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 17291

Re: Australian Open 2022

And assuming that DJO would have been in that final if he would have played the tournament is, well, to put it mildly: arrogant. So it's perfectly ok to safely assume that Nadal will always win French Open, but God forbid you assume Novak would have even reached the final after he won nine titles t...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 31, 2022 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots raise alarm at Qatar Airways for doctored hours, hidden fatigue
Replies: 55
Views: 14027

Re: Pilots raise alarm at Qatar Airways for doctored hours, hidden fatigue

My impression is that your unhappy that its sand in the dessert and that its hot in the dessert. Cant help you there. Its sandy and its hot, but no sand enters the houses and well inside we have AC... Your impression is wrong. You ignore all my other arguments and just focus on the sand for some we...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 30, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open 2022
Replies: 334
Views: 17291

Re: Australian Open 2022

And the epic final and the epic piece of history happened with the best player removed. This really will be an epic record with a huge asterisk next to it. Something like 21*. Yeah, here`s the thing......outside Serbia and the (ever decreasing) circle of DJO-fans this asterisk you refer to is not n...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 30, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots raise alarm at Qatar Airways for doctored hours, hidden fatigue
Replies: 55
Views: 14027

Re: Qatar Airways back under the spotlight-This time Doctored hours and Fatigued crew

Suggest a visit to these countries and a chat with many of the non whining staff. Great schools, great lifestyle, no tax on the income some of the worlds best restaurants, cheap petrol, amazing resorts. In short the lifestyle is second to none. Second to a lot of places in fact, in my book. I have ...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 23, 2022 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order
Replies: 435
Views: 64102

Re: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order

zeke wrote:
Every airliner I have flown has had surface degradation.


Try lowering the landing gear prior to touching down.....

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 23, 2022 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any of you have smart thermostats?
Replies: 27
Views: 2020

Re: Any of you have smart thermostats?

1337Delta764 wrote:
We made two of ours pink


Of course you did!

I have this device hanging on the wall in the living room that I can turn to the desired temperature by hand.
Works great!

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 22, 2022 12:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.
Replies: 8
Views: 4582

Re: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.

I still won't resell these photos because that was an agreement between me and the companies that commissioned me. Good on you......exactly how the ethics of such a business agreement should be handled in my opinion. There's also the question about profiting from images made of other people's prope...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bought my son a new tablet, now what?
Replies: 39
Views: 5986

Re: Bought my son a new tablet, now what?

Thank you for being a parent. . I see families sitting in restaurants; every child with some sort of device, heads bowed, hunched over some screen as if in prayer, while "mom" and "dad" talk with each other. If you are doing this, please at least shut the sound off so the rest o...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jan 11, 2022 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Police pull pilot from plane moments before train crash
Replies: 65
Views: 53553

Re: Police pull pilot from plane moments before train crash

ER757 wrote:
Took some serious cajones to keep working


You may want to Google "cajones"......
Not many drawers are required for this, surely....

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can 737Max7,10 and 8-200 save Boeing's skin
Replies: 153
Views: 20694

Re: Can 737Max7,10 and 8-200 save Boeing's skin

At this point in time the A320 basic architecture and technology its approaching 40 years old. They are both Dinosaurs and the 737 does have things like a newer wing. A320 is just less of a dinosaur compared to B737. But that is a concept you will find hard to grasp I`m afraid.....as an ever-Boeing...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.
Replies: 8
Views: 4582

Re: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.

Couldn’t you also just put the images as location withheld? That would surely solve any security concerns. You would think so, wouldn`t you? I even had some pictures of visiting aircraft that were parked on their field for just a short moment, and I argued that "surely those are not a problem?...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.
Replies: 8
Views: 4582

The ethics of taking (and publishing!) pictures of aircraft and installations.

Good day fellow photographers / enthusiasts, recently I have received the "request" from a club to remove all pictures depicting any of their aircraft on this site, and otherwise they would take legal action. How could I refuse such a friendly solicitation? (For the record: I had gone ther...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Dec 29, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT B737 damaged by catering truck at LHR
Replies: 1
Views: 899

LOT B737 damaged by catering truck at LHR

https://twitter.com/MZulqarnainBut1


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Noo, I did not mention it was a Max in the titel to avoid additional drama.

Aircraft involved: SP-LVD

The right split scimitar winglet has been damaged in the incident.

Source: https://twitter.com/MZulqarnainBut1


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by notaxonrotax
Tue Dec 28, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 years today since SAS MD-81 Dana Viking crash
Replies: 12
Views: 49570

Re: 30 years today since SAS MD-81 Dana Viking crash

I want to bet it's the 2nd best known non fatal crash after Sully's US Airways A320 landing in the Hudson. Probably 2nd or 3rd. AF’s crash landing at YYZ made worldwide headlines. All miraculously walked away. I agree, the pic of that burnt out Airbus made a huge impact as well. More than the MD-81...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Dec 21, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Changes would you like to see in 2022
Replies: 54
Views: 3996

Re: What Changes would you like to see in 2022

I would like people to stop using the words "fully vaccinated"...you're either vaccinated or not. That's my current trivial pet-peeve. Pish! A lot of people have had just a single dose, or haven`t had their booster yet. I know of people that were accepted on a job based on the single dose...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Dec 16, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 757 Landed at Wrong Airport (1991)
Replies: 31
Views: 9288

Re: United Airlines 757 Landed at Wrong Airport (1991)

AirKevin wrote:
That would be a feat to accomplish, given that Instagram wasn't even around until 2010, 19 years after this incident.


This is a wild guess......but perhaps he was joking?


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