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by TWA772LR
Sat May 18, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Garbage disposal, interstellar?
Replies: 25
Views: 711

Re: Garbage disposal, interstellar?

And by the way, have you all NOT seen Futurama and the Great Garbage Ball episode!?! http://theinfosphere.org/images/archive/4/4c/20061206164321%21Giant_Ball_of_Garbage.jpg It won't work, it'll will all just came back at some point to haunt us and kill us all! Run screaming for the hills! https://t...

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 18, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?
Replies: 40
Views: 3725

Re: When will PDX-MIA/FLL happen?

Im surprised no one has mentioned WN.

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 18, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super Bowl!!!!!
Replies: 83
Views: 4533

Re: Super Bowl!!!!!

casinterest wrote:
Does it come with massage parlor ?

And deflated balls and cameras to watch everything.

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 18, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Garbage disposal, interstellar?
Replies: 25
Views: 711

Garbage disposal, interstellar?

Ok maybe not interstellar, but definitely off planet. A thought occurred when I was driving to work. Reusable rockets offered by the likes of Musk and Bezos are all the rage right now. Well, instead of launching your daily driver in to Martian orbit, why not do humanity a favor and start emptying la...

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by TWA772LR
Thu May 16, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?
Replies: 41
Views: 1179

Re: What is your favorite airplane as a passenger?

Id have to say the passenger comfort technologies in the 787 make it top for me, but nothing beats the sound of the GEs on the 777s.

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by TWA772LR
Thu May 16, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy
Replies: 6
Views: 1735

Re: Aeromar on the verge of bankruptcy

Didnt United also have a stake in Aeromar?

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by TWA772LR
Wed May 15, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Adds A350-1000 Service to Tel Aviv
Replies: 12
Views: 4174

Re: British Airways Adds A350-1000 Service to Tel Aviv

Where is the 788 heading to now?

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by TWA772LR
Wed May 15, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AGM-114R9X Hellfire Ninja Bomb
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Re: AGM-114R9X Hellfire Ninja Bomb

Did anyone else first imagine a bomb where the casing splits and out comes a legit Bruce Lee-esque ninja?

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by TWA772LR
Tue May 14, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies outside of aviation
Replies: 19
Views: 1389

Re: Hobbies outside of aviation

Mountain Biking, skiing, and hiking are mine. And playing video games when I'm bored, and travelling when I have the time. I also can't wait to start my permanent schedule at work so I can start working out again, which I don't really do as a hobby, but for therapy. I also want to get back in to the...

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by TWA772LR
Mon May 13, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW-LAN. Why?
Replies: 69
Views: 7102

Re: DTW-LAN. Why?????

Same thing with:
Houston-LCH/CLL
DFW-TYR/Abilene/GGG
SF Bay-SMF/Stockton
MCO-almost anywhere in Florida
EWR-anywhere 90 minutes by car

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 12, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA SFO-PPT Route Performance?
Replies: 12
Views: 4494

Re: UA SFO-PPT Route Preformance?

Its definitely one of their more interesting/ambitious routes. Im glad its working for them.

Id go out on a limb and say it's more for west coasters to have another option for vacation, not Joe Schmo with his family, but Joe Millionaire and his trophy wife.

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 10, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: BER Oct 2020 opening on shaky grounds
Replies: 46
Views: 6346

Re: Report: BER Oct 2020 opening on shaky grounds

Dieuwer wrote:
In the mean time, New Istanbul Airport is open and running. :D

And Heathrow will get a 3rd runway and Detroit will have EK A380 service.

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 10, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Solution for drones over airports?
Replies: 53
Views: 3736

Re: Solution for drones over airports?

Shouldn't be too difficult. Retrofit a CIWS on to each of the existing LLWAS detector poles already strategically placed around the perimeter of most larger airports. Problem solved. Seriously? The Phalanx fires 20mm rounds. Can you imagine these raining down on the airport and adjacent neighborhoo...

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by TWA772LR
Thu May 09, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will replace United's 767’s
Replies: 46
Views: 8459

Re: What will replace United's 767’s

797

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by TWA772LR
Wed May 08, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anticipatory pre-flight anxiety
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Anticipatory pre-flight anxiety

Im right there with ya. Ive flown tons of times and still get inside my own head before every flight.

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by TWA772LR
Tue May 07, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Micronesia Extended Routes
Replies: 39
Views: 5236

Re: Continental Micronesia Extended Routes

love the GUM hub, really wish it could position itself to a SE Asia hub with a connection to LAX/SFO. When UA recently pulled GUM-PVG, the network planning VP stated a new route from GUM would replace it, however, appears that has backtracked and there has been nothing. Really would like to see a L...

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by TWA772LR
Tue May 07, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 12561

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

Didnt NK open the Pyongyang FIR to foreign carriers not too long ago?

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by TWA772LR
Tue May 07, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many more years of A380 service do we expect to see?
Replies: 32
Views: 4483

Re: How many more years of A380 service do we expect to see?

xxcr wrote:
I still need to fly on one. Im not a fan of the A380, but it is a engineering marvel being able to get that big ass plane in the air!

Im not an Airbus guy but it really is a treat to ride in an A380!

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by TWA772LR
Mon May 06, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand to JFK?
Replies: 55
Views: 7828

Re: Air New Zealand to JFK?

NZ wouldn't start JFK anyway, they'd go for EWR if they were to go to NYC. Why? EWR isn't an obvious place to hub to AKL. NZ could just as well take the O&D at JFK. Lufthansa, Turkish, Air China, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Egyptair, Avianca... all operate from JFK, as do other *A carriers. As state...

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by TWA772LR
Mon May 06, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific for sale
Replies: 34
Views: 6267

Re: California Pacific for sale

Virgin California...

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by TWA772LR
Mon May 06, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people still believe in God?
Replies: 199
Views: 9426

Re: Why do people still believe in God?

What's wrong with believing in God? I believe in him, and yet I still believe science is the way to explain the universe. It's called having your cake and eating it too. I'm not really religious but I was raised (loosely) Catholic; and when I go through tough times I drop a few Hail Mary's and Our F...

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by TWA772LR
Mon May 06, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline owning a airport
Replies: 60
Views: 6664

Re: Airline owning a airport

I think laws in the US would prohibit this. It's similar to movie production companies owning their own movie theaters. I don't know how it goes for the rest of the world however.

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by TWA772LR
Mon May 06, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 69
Views: 8190

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

The trains are already packed leaving C a good part of the day They really have to do something about the trains, like adding more cars and doors or making them run more frequently. Ive been on it where they get totally full just when they leave C to go back to the terminal and have little to no ro...

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 05, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Denver hub 1990s?
Replies: 69
Views: 8190

Re: United Denver hub 1990s?

Going even more OT, IMO CO should've made a move for F9. They had quite an extensive codeshare, complementary fleets and networks, and CO really wanted to get back in to DEN. Before the UA merger, there were rumors that if UA dumped DEN during bankruptcy, that CO would be all over it like white on r...

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 05, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for advice on dealing with Catty coworker
Replies: 39
Views: 1434

Re: Looking for advice on dealing with Catty coworker

Gender has nothing to do with this. Your situation is similar to the one I just left about a month ago. She either feels threatened by you, is a control freak, seriously needs to get laid, or a combination. Gender has everything to do with it. The two worse co-workers are a sexist male pig and anot...

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 05, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 73
Views: 4828

Re: Airliners.net dating

https://youtu.be/KYx1y8SjGjU?t=102

:confused:
I don't get it. Are you telling us you're a fairly good-sized guy with an unexpectedly high voice, or am I missing something here?

The lyrics.
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TSS wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
Jouhou wrote:
(Your pic)

My explanation:
https://youtu.be/KYx1y8SjGjU?t=102

:confused:
I don't get it. Are you telling us you're a fairly good-sized guy with an unexpectedly high voice, or am I missing something here?

The lyrics.

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 05, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 73
Views: 4828

Re: Airliners.net dating

https://youtu.be/KYx1y8SjGjU?t=102
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Jouhou wrote:
(Your pic)

My explanation:
https://youtu.be/KYx1y8SjGjU?t=102

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 05, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 73
Views: 4828

Re: Airliners.net dating

Tinder and Bumble suck so I figured I'll try to make a dating section on airliners.net where I'll at least have aviation in common with other people. It's open to anyone with an a.net account Plus I'm bored lol. So lets try this! I'm TWA772LR, a straight, male, Houston transplant in Denver who love...

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by TWA772LR
Sun May 05, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 73
Views: 4828

Re: Airliners.net dating

einsteinboricua wrote:
If there are any gays in the Seattle area, feel free to let me know.

Its catching on!

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 04, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't America have an international leisure airline?
Replies: 56
Views: 9099

Re: Why doesn't America have an international leisure airline?

Cultural and geographic. Brit's holding passport: 75% Canadians holding passport: 60% Americans holding passport: 36% The geography is important both on the point about "cultural issues" and on the larger question in the thread, I think. Consider this statistic: Brits who need a passport ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 04, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 73
Views: 4828

Re: Airliners.net dating

I didn't just do this just for me, its for anyone lol.

bgm wrote:
Looking for a gal on a website that’s 99% male? :rotfl:

Good luck, you’re going to need it! :duck:

Never tell me the odds! May the Fourth be with you!

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 04, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 73
Views: 4828

Airliners.net dating

Tinder and Bumble suck so I figured I'll try to make a dating section on airliners.net where I'll at least have aviation in common with other people. It's open to anyone with an a.net account Plus I'm bored lol. So lets try this! I'm TWA772LR, a straight, male, Houston transplant in Denver who loves...

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 04, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where to buy PM-UA Scale Models
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Re: Where to buy PM-UA Scale Models

Eztoys.com is where I get my fix.

Ebay is great too.

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 04, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for advice on dealing with Catty coworker
Replies: 39
Views: 1434

Re: Looking for advice on dealing with Catty coworker

Gender has nothing to do with this. Your situation is similar to the one I just left about a month ago. She either feels threatened by you, is a control freak, seriously needs to get laid, or a combination. Documenting, physically writing down, what she does will be your best asset. Don't tell anyon...

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by TWA772LR
Sat May 04, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest starts Interisland service
Replies: 86
Views: 15024

Re: Southwest starts Interisland service

I’m working the island hops today. Water or juice and pretzels if there’s time. Same aircraft with four legs. Some of schedules later in the month are 5 legs with the SJC startup. Apparently similar to working “HOU -AUS” said someone in Dallas :rotfl: I used to work for SWA as an intern and a CSA a...

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 03, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Field Set
Replies: 46
Views: 2390

Re: Democratic Field Set

Agreed. I am quite certain this is exactly the case. The Trump campaign is just waiting to see how the field gets set, but I guarantee that Pence probably wants out and it will be a 100% coordinated rollout of Pence stepping out of the lime light in a changing of the guard type situation with Haley...

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 03, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F18s at Centennial (APA)
Replies: 8
Views: 837

Re: F18s at Centennial (APA)

Moose135 wrote:
Do they have a two letter tail code you can see? You should be able to tell where they are based from that.

They're too far by the time I see/hear them to tell.

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 03, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Field Set
Replies: 46
Views: 2390

Re: Democratic Field Set

My prediction is it will be a Trump/Biden race. Republicans will rally at the last second and Trump would have another term. The best thing Biden can do is pick a stellar running mate which would make it a better race, in which case Trump would drop Pence like a hot potato and probably pick Nikki Ha...

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 03, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F18s at Centennial (APA)
Replies: 8
Views: 837

F18s at Centennial (APA)

I asked this in another thread and didnt get an answer so I figure I'll make my own thread. I live across I25 from Centennial Airport, APA, in the south suburbs of Denver. Fighter jets are a pretty frequent sight (at least once a week) and it is totally awesome to ride my bike and see F16s and F18s ...

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 03, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I let U.S. Bank have it
Replies: 20
Views: 1636

Re: I let U.S. Bank have it

NIKV69 wrote:
It's times like this I appreciate Wells Fargo

And Chase.

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by TWA772LR
Fri May 03, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL, why no B77W?
Replies: 57
Views: 12268

Re: DL, why no B77W?

Just based on DLs route structure, they dont need anything bigger than a 777/A359. Their fortress hubs arent big international cities like IAH and DFW are. Yeah the likes of MSP and DTW are large in their own right, but DL loves to offer frequency. No other US airline hub has 4+ dailies to AMS like ...

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by TWA772LR
Thu May 02, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no aftermarket winglets on 777-200?
Replies: 12
Views: 4005

Re: Why no aftermarket winglets on 777-200?

The 777’s wing design is such that it would not benefit from winglets. Raked tips are far better for it; hence the -300ER and -200LR. Slightly OT but raked wingtips have to be designed in to the wing, the aerodynamic forces are totally different on raked wingtips than blended singlets, forces so di...

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by TWA772LR
Thu May 02, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European airlines cancel CCS operations today
Replies: 20
Views: 5219

Re: European airlines cancel CCS operations today

and if there are NO flights in and out, how do people escape? or return to protect their family and property? Its obviously not a place most of us want to be right now, so people will pay what they need to travel there. I'd guess very few people are weighing the pros and cons of Venezuela vs Colomb...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1694
Views: 325818

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

Either of these would have been so much better - nice work! I think the swoosh and the billboard 'United' and the tail globe are all individually fine elements. But together they're disconnected and a mess - it screams LCC which is not to diss LCC's, but more to the point that UA is not branding it...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest domestic flights
Replies: 38
Views: 3965

Re: Shortest domestic flights

On a side note on this - it's funny how UA still fly IAH-CLL (74mi) but not the longer IAH-BPT (79mi). Of course, while we're at IAH, too bad CO ended that IAH-EFD (Ellington Field) "shuttle" flight in 2004. It's a godsend for people on south side of Houston (Clear Lake area especially) n...

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries
Replies: 82
Views: 10471

Re: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries

If folks are going to be allowed to travel with them - then maybe there should be a defined way they are inspected prior to flight to make sure there are no signs of damage or degradation. When I was a CSA at Southwest we did exactly that, or were at least trained to recognize what kind of battery ...

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No Biden and No Trump. Who?
Replies: 30
Views: 1415

Re: No Biden and No Trump Who?

Tulsi Gabbard seems like a take-no-BS person. And as stated earlier she seems to bridge the ideals of both sides well. The only thing I don't agree with her on is her stance against the TPP, but at that point I'd vote for Congressmen who line up with her bit still favor the TPP. Personally I'm for t...

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