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by aeroflop
Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dragonair Becomes Cathay Dragon
Replies: 47
Views: 19283

RE: Dragonair Becomes Cathay Dragon

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerokiwi" class="quote" target="_blank">aerokiwi</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Isn't this actually promoting brand confus...

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by aeroflop
Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey: Russia Spat: Effect On TK?
Replies: 41
Views: 9884

RE: Turkey: Russia Spat: Effect On TK?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/2175301" class="quote" target="_blank">2175301</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Putin did not believe anyone would stand u...

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by aeroflop
Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX L/N 5602 - Final Assembly
Replies: 57
Views: 16390

RE: Boeing 737 MAX L/N 5602 - Final Assembly

Boeing needs to build the a new "737" from the ground up.
How many more improvements can this almost 50 year old design take?

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by aeroflop
Tue Sep 15, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs
Replies: 82
Views: 14980

AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kdhurst380" class="quote" target="_blank">kdhurst380</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Surely a more constructive way of deal...

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by aeroflop
Tue Sep 15, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs
Replies: 82
Views: 14980

AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs

Having excess fat is NEVER healthy. There is no such thing as "healthy at every size". Unfortunately <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> has a ulterior motive regarding this and isn't actually interested in their employees health. I wouldn't be surprised if certain Asian airlines have the same p...

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by aeroflop
Sun Sep 13, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flies Non-ETOPS Equipment To HI
Replies: 170
Views: 36077

RE: AA Flies Non-ETOPS Equipment To HI

I see this topic has deviated from the discussion and into pilotless airlines again.
"Planemaker" will appear shortly as he has been summoned.

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by aeroflop
Wed Sep 09, 2015 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 72451

BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1

http://image.airlineratings.com/arti...76108714_3033120918736925359_n.jpg

Looking at the damage in the above photo, it will be a write off.

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by aeroflop
Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 72451

BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airtechy" class="quote" target="_blank">airtechy</a> (<a href="#181" class="quote">Reply 181</a>):<br/><i>I always wonder if the people who take...

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by aeroflop
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1
Replies: 217
Views: 72451

BA 777 On Fire At Las Vegas - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ArmitageShanks" class="quote" target="_blank">ArmitageShanks</a> (<a href="#115" class="quote">Reply 115</a>):<br/><i>Exactly. A bunch of typica...

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by aeroflop
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'CX To Launch HKG-MAD'
Replies: 68
Views: 23370

RE: 'CX To Launch HKG-MAD'

Will be good to see the airbus fleet return to Europe!

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by aeroflop
Tue Sep 08, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Pilots To Strike On Tue 8 Sept.
Replies: 149
Views: 17150

RE: LH Pilots To Strike On Tue 8 Sept.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/speedbird128" class="quote" target="_blank">speedbird128</a> (<a href="#69" class="quote">Reply 69</a>):<br/><i>So is greed. </i></font></td></t...

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by aeroflop
Tue Sep 08, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Pilots To Strike On Tue 8 Sept.
Replies: 149
Views: 17150

RE: LH Pilots To Strike On Tue 8 Sept.

Oh maybe instead of complaining that the LH pilot earn too much you should muster up the courage and fight for what you deserve.

You all have what we call the "Toll Poppy Syndrome" look it up. Jealousy is a curse people.

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by aeroflop
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Opening Gear Doors To Cool The Brakes?
Replies: 53
Views: 10568

RE: Opening Gear Doors To Cool The Brakes?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zeke" class="quote" target="_blank">zeke</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>The A320 series has a sealed gear bay, the brake...

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by aeroflop
Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Opening Gear Doors To Cool The Brakes?
Replies: 53
Views: 10568

RE: Opening Gear Doors To Cool The Brakes?

What's interesting is that the brakes were hot enough to warrant extending them during flight but not warm enough to delay the take off.  

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by aeroflop
Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax Refuse To Board Air India 787
Replies: 42
Views: 29160

RE: Pax Refuse To Board Air India 787

I don't blame them. I would never get on an Air India flight.

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by aeroflop
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American To Hire 1500 Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 9938

RE: American To Hire 1500 Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Maverick623" class="quote" target="_blank">Maverick623</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>It's basically a layoff with recal...

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by aeroflop
Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American To Hire 1500 Pilots
Replies: 31
Views: 9938

RE: American To Hire 1500 Pilots

Can someone explain furloughs to me?

The airline hires heaps of staff and when there is a downturn they leave you to fend for yourself? Sounds like a great system.

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by aeroflop
Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: During Cold War, Where Did Aeroflot Crews Stay?
Replies: 74
Views: 27540

RE: During Cold War, Where Did Aeroflot Crews Stay?

My mother was an international flight attendant in the late 80s.
They stayed in normal hotels and she brought me back lots of goodies  

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by aeroflop
Thu Sep 26, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk Qantas Passenger Jailed, Must Pay Costs
Replies: 17
Views: 6057

RE: Drunk Qantas Passenger Jailed, Must Pay Costs

How about leaving him tied up, continuing the flight to the planned destination and having him dealt with on arrival.
Seems like dumping fuel is a bit of over reaction and diverting.

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by aeroflop
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ 777 Retirement News
Replies: 29
Views: 17995

RE: SQ 777 Retirement News

Sad to see B777s being retired already!

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by aeroflop
Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Retiring Iconic 'Singapore Girl
Replies: 27
Views: 20951

RE: Singapore Airlines Retiring Iconic 'Singapore Girl

Singapore girl turned 25 and is now deemed too old   

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by aeroflop
Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Back In Australia, The 787 Has Landed.
Replies: 61
Views: 19871

RE: AI Back In Australia, The 787 Has Landed.

Crewed by 1500 hour Captains and 500 hour F/Os  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/bigthumbsup.gif" width="33" height="15" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/bigthumbsup.gif" width="33" height="15...

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by aeroflop
Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero A380: GP7200 Engine And 650 Seats
Replies: 37
Views: 26864

RE: Transaero A380: GP7200 Engine And 650 Seats

I am surprised that there is even a market for an a380 in Russia.
With the population so sparse and distances so large it just doesn't make sense.

Transaero has progressed well especially when they are head to head with Aeroflot.

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by aeroflop
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Sick Of Pop-Ups
Replies: 82
Views: 2994

RE: Sick Of Pop-Ups

Get AdBlock plus. Pure and simple. No more pesky ads or pop ups. Even those "From around the web" ads that have appeared recently. Right click... Block... No more.

Thank you.

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by aeroflop
Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes Can Fly Themselves. BS!
Replies: 186
Views: 15011

RE: Planes Can Fly Themselves. BS!

Ctrl+F "Planemaker"....... Yup. Of course.

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by aeroflop
Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Asleep During Flight"
Replies: 26
Views: 11943

RE: "Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Asleep During Flight"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tguman" class="quote" target="_blank">tguman</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Isn't there any dead man button in the cockp...

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by aeroflop
Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Plans To Start New Low Cost Airline
Replies: 57
Views: 28038

RE: Lufthansa Plans To Start New Low Cost Airline

Great! Another thing that the world does not need..... another low cost carrier. Where the only low cost thing is the crew.

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by aeroflop
Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Vs EK: Who Will Win?
Replies: 36
Views: 14033

RE: LH Vs EK: Who Will Win?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/g500" class="quote" target="_blank">g500</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>who will win? Any Gulf carrier (Emirates, Etihad, ...

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by aeroflop
Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The 777 Attraction?
Replies: 115
Views: 30306

RE: What Is The 777 Attraction?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CXB77L" class="quote" target="_blank">CXB77L</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i>I think that (dis)honour goes to the A380.</...

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by aeroflop
Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tu-154. Who Are The Largest Operators?
Replies: 20
Views: 6245

RE: Tu-154. Who Are The Largest Operators?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MEA-707" class="quote" target="_blank">MEA-707</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>The Airbuses and Boeings of nowadays are f...

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by aeroflop
Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video Of FA Playing In Cockpit: Which Airline?
Replies: 21
Views: 23916

RE: Video Of FA Playing In Cockpit: Which Airline?

HAHAHA  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/hyper.gif" width="16" height="16" border="0"/>   <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/hyper.gif" width="16" height="16" border="0"/>  Your mate sent it to you aye? G...

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by aeroflop
Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Emirates 380 Diverted To Ottawa On June 1
Replies: 45
Views: 24737

Emirates 380 Diverted To Ottawa On June 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Dont know if they flew the VOR-<...

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by aeroflop
Thu May 10, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 1
Replies: 226
Views: 132133

Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sturmovik" class="quote" target="_blank">sturmovik</a> (<a href="#91" class="quote">Reply 91</a>):<br/><i>I guess it's gonna be an uphill task f...

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by aeroflop
Sat Apr 07, 2012 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair's Paphos Base Opened Today
Replies: 12
Views: 3635

RE: Ryanair's Paphos Base Opened Today

Don't forget that they close bases at whim. So whenever they need to get rid of a base, goodbye 600 jobs.

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by aeroflop
Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR-72 Crashed Near Tyumen, Russia
Replies: 43
Views: 23531

RE: ATR-72 Crashed Near Tyumen, Russia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SKAirbus" class="quote" target="_blank">SKAirbus</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> Is there any effective regulation of th...

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by aeroflop
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR To Drop AKL, Start EZE-SYD Nonstop
Replies: 92
Views: 17358

RE: AR To Drop AKL, Start EZE-SYD Nonstop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/motorhussy" class="quote" target="_blank">motorhussy</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>A very long flight with no seat-back...

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by aeroflop
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?
Replies: 108
Views: 14890

RE: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planemaker" class="quote" target="_blank">planemaker</a> (<a href="#103" class="quote">Reply 103</a>):<br/><i> how the exponential growth of <ac...

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by aeroflop
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 113
Replies: 217
Views: 24137

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 113

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nascarnut" class="quote" target="_blank">nascarnut</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Pacific Blue 737-800 <acronym title="G...

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by aeroflop
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?
Replies: 55
Views: 24025

RE: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EK773" class="quote" target="_blank">EK773</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>The fact that the threat creater displays a GC...

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by aeroflop
Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?
Replies: 108
Views: 14890

RE: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planemaker" class="quote" target="_blank">planemaker</a> (<a href="#101" class="quote">Reply 101</a>):<br/><i>Little movement happens for <acron...

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by aeroflop
Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?
Replies: 108
Views: 14890

RE: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/larspl" class="quote" target="_blank">larspl</a> (<a href="#98" class="quote">Reply 98</a>):<br/><i>A single pilot is trained to aviate/navigate...

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by aeroflop
Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?
Replies: 108
Views: 14890

RE: Flight Attendant As A Back Up Pilot?

LOL. Read through the thread looking for "planemaker". Nearing the end I thought "Wow its amazing planemaker hasn't posted anything with his single pilot, we have the technology, you pilots don't do anything, glorified bus drivers, computers fly the plane, blah blah...... oh wait..... here it is." L...

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by aeroflop
Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LANning Down South Americas Backbone: CCS-PUQ
Replies: 9
Views: 10454

RE: LANning Down South Americas Backbone: CCS-PUQ

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/capicua" class="quote" target="_blank">capicua</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>IKEA-like</i></font></td></tr></table> Whats...

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by aeroflop
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who Polices Cockpit Security?
Replies: 7
Views: 3197

RE: Who Polices Cockpit Security?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/m11stephen" class="quote" target="_blank">m11stephen</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Flight decks are still vulnerable to i...

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by aeroflop
Sat Mar 31, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAX Attacked US Air FA After Refusal Of Alcohol
Replies: 43
Views: 11316

RE: PAX Attacked US Air FA After Refusal Of Alcohol

Assault in an aircraft in the US. Bye now, she will spend a long time in jail.

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by aeroflop
Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 Low-cost Freighter Planned
Replies: 78
Views: 22157

RE: A340 Low-cost Freighter Planned

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Those two elevators are going to...

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by aeroflop
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AR To Drop AKL, Start EZE-SYD Nonstop
Replies: 92
Views: 17358

RE: AR To Drop AKL, Start EZE-SYD Nonstop

About time they pulled out. When I used to work on the ramp we would load only 2 baggage ULDs maximum! Who would fly with them across the tasman anyway. They don't advertise and I only found out they fly the ditch when I started working at the airport!

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by aeroflop
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas And China Eastern To Launch Jetstar HK
Replies: 68
Views: 14921

RE: Qantas And China Eastern To Launch Jetstar HK

So what slots are they going to get? 0200-0400?
There is no need for more LCC!!! They sprawl up and fail every year! Waste of everyones time.

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by aeroflop
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 112
Replies: 209
Views: 24039

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 112

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#180" class="quote">Reply 180</a>):<br/><i>I can fly whoever I want to fly, so long...

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