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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 109
Views: 20392

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

Is anyone still looking for it...? Tough to find something not being looked for in the most remote part of the globe for humans. I may be wrong but I am not aware of any operations still searching for MH370.

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

The only other website that I know of is planefinder , which only goes back to 2011. Sorry I couldn't be of more help. Thank you ConnectAir, appreciate the help. It's looking more and more like I need someone from Airservices Australia or at least Qantas/JetStar/VirginBlue who has access to flight ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

One last try, is anyone please able to help me with this request? I would be very very grateful if someone could help me fill in the gaps.

Thank you in advance.

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

Just wondering if anyone was able to help with this request...?

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75580

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Hi all I did start a thread about this but I figured the Australian Aviation topic is as good a place to ask as any. I am looking for some details of flights dating back to 2006/2007. If anyone can give me the rego of the aircraft which flew the following sectors I would be very grateful. 24 NOV 200...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

Also, if anyone knows a website that I could get these? I already tried FlightAware but they don't go back that far.

Cheers,
Charlie.

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

Just in case anyone else can come up with the goods...! The Australian ones I am looking for are:

24 NOV 2006 BNE-SYD DJ272 VH-???
29 DEC 2006 MEL-SYD QF454 VH-???
20 MAR 2007 SYD-AVV JQ311 VH-???
29 MAR 2007 AVV-SYD JQ620 VH-???

Thanks again.

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Re: Flight Information Request - Records

Here you go... the Virgin landed at LHR early morning on the 7th April 2007 if that's correct? VS201 HKG-LHR G-VFOX 07 April 2007 BE1503 EXT-CDG G-JECI 25 May 2010 BE705 EXT-NCL G-FLBB 31 May 2010 BE706 NCL-EXT G-JECY 02 June 2010 Feel free to PM if you need anything else! Wow, that was fast! I wil...

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Information Request - Records
Replies: 9
Views: 1560

Flight Information Request - Records

Hi all This is a bit of a long shot, but I am trying to fill in some details that I've had missing for years and I can't find through FlightAware or anything else, so I am hoping that A.net might be able to help. I am looking for mainly registrations, but as many details of these flights as possible...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Story Behind the Famous Photo of the Concorde in it's Final Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 7228

Re: Great Story Behind the Famous Photo of the Concorde in it's Final Flight

I was there at Filton that day, 26th November 2003. Miserable skies in one direction, blue skies in the other direction. I remember taking two photos and running out of film, I was at Cribbs Causeway so ran inside to buy some more and came out just as Alpha Fox was approaching the point at which the...

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe up for sale
Replies: 74
Views: 13643

Re: Flybe up for sale

Are we forgetting the possibility that Flybe could be bought out by someone and remain as Flybe, with a complete overhaul of their business model to become successful that obviously the current owners and previous owners couldn't do?

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe up for sale
Replies: 74
Views: 13643

Re: Flybe up for sale

The irony of it all. Buying out BAConnect in 2006, and new looking for a possible merger and people talking about BA. All that money on rebranding in the last couple of years, shame to see it go to waste. I just hope some of the former colleagues and all of the friends I made in my time at EXT can m...

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe losses much greater than expected - shares tank.
Replies: 41
Views: 6812

Re: Flybe losses much greater than expected - shares tank.

As mentioned previously in the thread, it does seem to be a strange time to be repainting the whole fleet... Unless there are a raft of changes afoot such as consolidating routes, etc. The maintenance side of the operation at Exeter accounts for a fair proportion of the movements at the airfield. Ob...

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Flybe is just concentrated on UK isles?
Replies: 14
Views: 2618

Re: Why Flybe is just concentrated on UK isles?

Because they can barely do what they do properly... They are a small British company focusing mostly on regional and domestic flights and codeshares. This pretty much hits the nail on the head. The "Brand Awareness" argument holds water too, and while there is a niche market for those Eur...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter
Replies: 14
Views: 3801

Re: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter

Quick question, what businesses are there in Cranbrook? Any couriers such as DHL or FedEx? Could Exeter have the facilities and ability to become a cargo hub?

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter
Replies: 14
Views: 3801

Re: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter

Will EXT be able to handle all that traffic without the 6 new planned runways? :rotfl: :stirthepot: interesting to note is that Naples was previously flown in from EXT in 2016, and that Air Malta had operated into EXT for years, again only ceasing in 2016. I remember Air Malta, and I'm surprised at...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

FermiParadox wrote:
I hope this Ryanair announcement will lead to an apology from everyone who was being disrespectful to those of us who recognized that EXT will be one of the world's largest airports by 2030.


Hold your breath.

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

What effect will this have on Flybe? Not much effect I think. So far Ryanair is only serving destinations out of Exeter that Flybe doesn't serve. Even if they grow, Exeter is only a small hub for Flybe. They may have to shift some flights to other airports, but that's it. Well, there's EXT-Malaga? ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

Is this pathetic thread still active, WHY I ask myself! Because you continue to contribute to it... So let's try to make it a serious one from here... With the announcement of Ryanair beginning services from EXT, what does the future hold for EXT? It seems to be only 6 flights a week for now, do we...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

I was about to launch into a rant about Ryanair taking over a Flybe hub, but then I realised you were clearly joking. Aaaand Ryanair just announced routes from Exeter. It begins! Great news! With this announcement in mind, how long until FR order the 748i? :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :stirthepo...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

Meh, easier to just reclaim the entire Thames estuary and build a 12-runway, mega-size Boris Island, and turn the section of Thames through London into a lake. EXT could still be expand into THE mega Ryanair hub, though. Ryanair can then consolidate all its London operations at Exeter-London Southw...

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter
Replies: 14
Views: 3801

Ryanair Launch Flights From Exeter

Saw this last night before bed and came on this morning to see what discussion there has been, and can't find one! So here is the link: https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/ryanair-exeter-airport-malaga-naples-1990195 Ryanair have moved into Flybe territory and announced flights from Exeter to ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger
Replies: 63
Views: 13300

Re: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger

hz747300 wrote:
Does anyone know what he was yelling? What medical condition would make someone act out at just the worst time, and still permit one to fly?


Tourettes springs to mind...?

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger
Replies: 63
Views: 13300

Re: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger

No the point is the need is to get the aircraft back on the ground at the nearest airport as soon as possible, for the safety of the crew and of the other passengers, and to get the uncontrolled passenger into the hands of law enforcement and/or medical personnel who are qualified to deal with the ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger
Replies: 63
Views: 13300

Re: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger

You’d open a whole raft of legal problems going down that path. How do you get the passenger into said holding pen without physically handling the passenger? Huge problems just there, not to mention potentially putting the crew in danger. The scope for abuse and misuse of the holding pen is huge. I...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger
Replies: 63
Views: 13300

Re: QF9 PER-LHR (8 Sep) returns to PER due to disruptive passenger

A thought just entered my mind, and it may have been raised before... Could a holding pen be installed somewhere on the long haul aircraft (perhaps below deck) to imprison disruptive passengers? Surely it's better to contain them somewhere and carry on with the journey rather than waste thousands of...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 12109

Re: Flybe New Livery??

I'd like to hope this is just a one-off, special livery such as retro theme. It can't be another new main livery ...surely Any retro livery wouldn't carry the name Flybe though. There was a small 12-18 month period where they had a British European livery which was a very basic modification of the ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe reveals updated livery
Replies: 77
Views: 12109

Re: Flybe New Livery??

Yeah, nah, yeah, nah, yeah look... Feels Like You're Being Executed. Since the acquisition of BA Connect in 2006, Flybe have believed they are a big airline. And they're not. There are too many individuals there that feel their own self importance is more of a priority than ensuring customers are ha...

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic corp unveils plan for 55-seat supersonic jet
Replies: 90
Views: 13036

Re: Boom Supersonic corp unveils plan for 55-seat supersonic jet

Nobody is appealing to magic. It will require a low or medium bypass turbofan, most likely derived from an existing commercial core, but with a new fan stage and the lower pressure turbine matched to that fan, and a nozzle matched to the higher exhaust velocity. That's not an overwhelming technical...

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic corp unveils plan for 55-seat supersonic jet
Replies: 90
Views: 13036

Re: Boom Supersonic corp unveils plan for 55-seat supersonic jet

Well, this is an exciting prospect. Somehow I think that 2,000 aircraft is slightly over-ambitious, but with Emirates and Etihad you never know. Personally I would like to see British Airways being the launch customer (I doubt that will happen though), and given the symbolic BA001 flight number back...

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone flies close to A380
Replies: 70
Views: 9483

Re: Drone flies close to A380

thats only the limitation for IFR to IFR. A VFR aircraft could theoretically fly much closer and isn’t required to talked to ATC. The drone clearly has the aircraft in sight since he is taking live video. True, but even in VFR conditions you are supposed to maintain a 500ft distance from any person...

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone flies close to A380
Replies: 70
Views: 9483

Re: Drone flies close to A380

Separated is separated in a ATC. We move giant planes 1000 feet away from other giant planes. We allow another plane to climb through another planes altitude while maintaining visual separation. Yet we freak out when a guy flies a tiny drone outside the restricted area? I don't think that the drone...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13413

Re: QF 747 Retirement

I wonder if some place like Duxford would like a 747-438/ER. Thinking of OEJ repainted back into the proper Wunala colour scheme or even with a modernised version of it (new Kangaroo and new logo-type). Surely there would be demand to see something iconic like that. Maybe, but they'd probably prefe...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13413

Re: QF 747 Retirement

Slightly off topic, but with a tenuous link... With one Qantas 747 already retired to HARS at Albion Park near Wollongong and John Travolta's Qantas 707 to follow suit (apparently sometime this year, cannot find more details of that), what museums either here in Australia or around the world would w...

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by EGTESkyGod
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

I think everyone is under the same opinion that this has to be the most ridiculous and totally pointless thread of the year so please MODS can you lock it ASAP as I can't believe that it hasn't yet. I don't think the thread is ridiculous, I quite enjoy discussing how Exeter could/might get busier a...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

Meh, easier to just reclaim the entire Thames estuary and build a 12-runway, mega-size Boris Island, and turn the section of Thames through London into a lake. EXT could still be expand into THE mega Ryanair hub, though. Ryanair can then consolidate all its London operations at Exeter-London Southw...

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by EGTESkyGod
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

I can explain this thread is one word: pataphysics. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%27Pataphysics Please do not post in this thread if you are not being serious. It detracts from the rest of us trying to have an adult conversation. In the interests of adult conversation, have you managed to come up ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

Is there anything sadder than the jealousy that Plymouth harbours for Exeter? Since 1050 when the first Janners saw Exeter's cathedral plans, they were muttering about how Exeter would never need such a big beautiful building. Here we are almost a thousand years later and it still continues. And yo...

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by EGTESkyGod
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

SCQ83 wrote:
You are seriously out of touch with the reality. Maglev? Do you think this is China 2005? An Hyperloop will connect NQY, EXT, CWL and BRS with intermediate stops in Truro and Torquay... no need to stop in Plymouth.


I like this guy, he's funny! :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

Is there anything sadder than the jealousy that Plymouth harbours for Exeter? I'm not even sure what that post is meant to achieve, but it is almost as ridiculous in itself as the suggestion that it states... OP is 100% correct in his diagram that EXT will soon expand to such a large size. It's a s...

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by EGTESkyGod
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Exeter Airport
Replies: 152
Views: 13305

Re: Future of Exeter Airport

OK, well this is a thread that I would have thought about posting about 20 years ago but then again... even I would have understood at age 12 that it was extremely unlikely, to be polite. Firstly, I'll address the runways. I worked at Exeter Airport between 2004 and 2011, and whenever expansion came...

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by EGTESkyGod
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 16050

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

I only went through the first few replies, but the thing that screams out to me is...:

How can windows weigh more than the screens they are suggesting to replace them? Surely any weight saved by removing windows will be negated by the weight of screens in their place?!

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by EGTESkyGod
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?
Replies: 69
Views: 5366

Re: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?

Guns don't kill people, users do. Yeah true, but I think the gun helps... Just standing there and shouting "BANG!" isn't going to kill too many people. o what's your solution to this issue? Restriction of gun permissions, putting a ban on gun possesion, or complicated procedures to acquir...

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by EGTESkyGod
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?
Replies: 69
Views: 5366

Re: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?

And this morning we wake up to the news of a shooting in a church in Texas, and President Trump tweets to say "May God be with them". (if you follow me on twitter @egteskygod then you'll have seen my response with colourful language to that... Surely the time has come to not sit and pray, ...

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by EGTESkyGod
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?
Replies: 69
Views: 5366

Re: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?

OK, so I left this thread for a week or so to see what responses came about, and clearly in parts it got pretty heated on both sides. The reason for my thread is for someone to explain to me how the universal ownership of a deadly weapon in the United States will make the United States safer. I am o...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?
Replies: 69
Views: 5366

Re: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?

If anyone has seen the Jim Jefferies comedy segment that goes around Facebook everytime there is a shooting he makes these points. - For those whom think that you are going to take on the government. "You do realize that the government has drones right. You are bringing guns to a drone fight!!...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?
Replies: 69
Views: 5366

USA Gun Laws - My Opinion, what's yours?

G'day, Ladies and Gentlemen. These days, I don't post too often. And I am about to post about something which really splits opinion, with my own opinion. Have a read: https://chucklescarter.blogspot.com.au/2017/10/america-do-you-really-need-guns.html Now, I understand that this post will upset a lot...

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by EGTESkyGod
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino
Replies: 383
Views: 14606

Re: Shooting at Las Vegas Casino

So laws work in general is your answer on gun control? How are the laws stopping drunk driving working? 10,265 estimated deaths by DUI in 2015. How about illegal drugs? over 40,000 deaths in 2015? Murder you might ask and last time I looked it was illegal 15,696 murders in 2015. So do these laws re...

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by EGTESkyGod
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flybe and SQ - What are the options?
Replies: 13
Views: 2679

Re: Flybe and SQ - What are the options?

This is my one shot of it in the database:



This was back in 2011.

I suppose another option is SYD-YVR-YYZ-EXT when Air Transat are running it... Long way round, though and probably expensive.

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by EGTESkyGod
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flybe and SQ - What are the options?
Replies: 13
Views: 2679

Re: Flybe and SQ - What are the options?

I remember at one time there were charters to Toronto on Worldways Tristars, and back then this seemed like a guarantee of bigger & better things to come for the future .. Toronto was a regular weekly summer scheduled service with Air Transat. I have no idea if it still is, but they used to bri...

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