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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You Paid Well For Your Current Job?
Replies: 67
Views: 5631

RE: Are You Paid Well For Your Current Job?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Do?
Replies: 79
Views: 4084

RE: What Do You Do?

I work as an analyst at a prominent management consulting firm. I usually spend a lot of my time on airline-related projects which is sweet obviously!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Chrome : Who Has Ditched It And Who Has Not
Replies: 39
Views: 3944

RE: Google Chrome : Who Has Ditched It And Who Has Not

I switched to GC from FireFox about a month ago and so far so good. It's smooth, quick and loads much faster than FF ever did! I will hang onto it for the time being.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Oct 22, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Voted
Replies: 69
Views: 2461

RE: I Voted

Me too, just mailed my absentee ballot back to the State of NY today!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What City Is This?
Replies: 56
Views: 4395

RE: What City Is This?

Stay classy...! Gotta be Eastern Europe somewhere...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ¿Hola, Madrid?
Replies: 3
Views: 1188

RE: ¿Hola, Madrid?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: For Transatlantic Business Travellers
Replies: 17
Views: 5186

RE: For Transatlantic Business Travellers

Filled it in, good luck!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Apr 16, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bleedless Engines On KC-135/707?
Replies: 10
Views: 5089

RE: Bleedless Engines On KC-135/707?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bleedless Engines On KC-135/707?
Replies: 10
Views: 5089

RE: Bleedless Engines On KC-135/707?

Those 3 pictures all feature different engines! Those are J57s on the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135, early turbojets, if memory serves, they have small "lip" inlets on all 4 engines. The 2nd pictures the fairly common JT3D on a 707, with 3 out of the 4 engines h...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Jan 14, 2008 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Banks A Safe Investment Now?
Replies: 7
Views: 1756

RE: Are Banks A Safe Investment Now?

While a number of US banks have been hit hard by the subprime mortgage issue, there are star performers out there, Goldman Sachs and Macquarie come to mind. I would agree with the above comments, it all depends on the size and horizon of one's investment.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Dec 31, 2007 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2007: Year In Review
Replies: 10
Views: 1972

RE: 2007: Year In Review

http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/photo/2007_YIP_FEATURE/index.html

This is an interesting photo expose done on 2007 by the NYT, some poignant pictures in there.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Dec 31, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Booked Flights For 2008?
Replies: 265
Views: 15265

RE: Your Booked Flights For 2008?

So far, I've got the following lined up: <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">L...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Dec 31, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Often Do You Get Paid?
Replies: 55
Views: 4053

RE: How Often Do You Get Paid?

Around the 24th-25th of every month.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Dec 31, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Hotel You've Ever Been
Replies: 118
Views: 12420

RE: Best Hotel You've Ever Been

The Peninsula, Hong Kong
One Aldwych, London
Amstel, Amsterdam
W New York, NY

I'm generally a fan of Starwood properties.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Mon Dec 31, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So How Was Your 2007?
Replies: 59
Views: 2728

RE: So How Was Your 2007?

2007 kicked off poorly, 2 deaths in the family so that was a less than stellar start! It has picked up nicely, I graduated college, accomplished many sport/leisure activities/goals, and found a sweet consulting job, in transportation no less! I hope 2008 is going to be even better! Elections in the ...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM Posts US$1 Billion Profit Q2
Replies: 9
Views: 4615

RE: Air France KLM Posts US$1 Billion Profit Q2

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Sep 28, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Said Goodbye To My Bike. Hello Boat?
Replies: 47
Views: 2797

RE: Said Goodbye To My Bike. Hello Boat?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Is The Worst Airline You Have Been On?
Replies: 91
Views: 10768

RE: Which Is The Worst Airline You Have Been On?

For me, It would be a tie between Ryanair and Carnival (although it was some time ago, I remember the planes being absolutely filthy coupled with incredibly rude flight attendants).

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM To DFW
Replies: 105
Views: 21141

RE: KLM To DFW

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Sep 27, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New DFW Service Announcement
Replies: 101
Views: 13863

RE: New DFW Service Announcement

It could be KL, I know some KL executives were in DFW a few weeks ago...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Sep 27, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Does AF Fly Their B 747-400s To?
Replies: 16
Views: 5222

RE: Where Does AF Fly Their B 747-400s To?

AF: How Many 744 PAX Left? (by LY777 Sep 24 2007 in Civil Aviation)

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Replacement For Their 744's.
Replies: 11
Views: 3202

RE: KL Replacement For Their 744's.

If memory serves, no more Combi aircraft will ever be built as a result of regulations following a deadly onboard fire. KL will likely continue with the 77W as a 74E/744 replacement aircraft.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now That's What I Call A Pocket Battleship
Replies: 43
Views: 6636

RE: Now That's What I Call A Pocket Battleship

Wow! Great link Cornish, it even seats a passenger! I love the little figurines onboard, loading the deckguns. I think the next step, as mentioned by others is to install some working main armament in those turrets, shotguns might do the trick!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now That's What I Call A Pocket Battleship
Replies: 43
Views: 6636

RE: Now That's What I Call A Pocket Battleship

That is pretty friggin cool! I love the Wagner touch! I wonder if he's able to water ski behind it.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Do You Leave Your PC On?
Replies: 64
Views: 4559

RE: How Long Do You Leave Your PC On?

Laptop at work (which I rarely take home unless really needed) stays on basically all the time unless I'm on the road. Personal laptop is on only when I'm at home, so during the evenings and weekends mostly. It's using for storing and playing all types of media...haha. At college, my previous laptop...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Sep 25, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Carrier You Fly Most?
Replies: 78
Views: 4790

RE: Carrier You Fly Most?

Air France-KLM, hands down, for business and leisure and if not possible to fly them I always try and stick to Skyteam carriers. I've had a few EU-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> round trips on <acronym title="Delta Air ...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: IAD-Manila Biz Class - Which Airline?
Replies: 13
Views: 5995

RE: IAD-Manila Biz Class - Which Airline?

You could fly KLM via <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, they operate the 777 on the stretch to Manila, J class is pretty crappy but connections at <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> are relatively easy. No clue a...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Long Takeoff Queues
Replies: 41
Views: 7530

RE: Airports With Long Takeoff Queues

Well I can't exactly speak for other airports, I've flown out of <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> too many times during the evening rush hour and pushback to wheels-up often exceeds an hour. Fortunately airlines now facto...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa VP Talks About Future Fleet
Replies: 110
Views: 14351

RE: Lufthansa VP Talks About Future Fleet

Interesting, I had not heard about some of the A300s being retrofitted for medium-long haul duty, where do they fly to?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Sep 14, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Were You Six Years Ago Today?
Replies: 73
Views: 4095

RE: Where Were You Six Years Ago Today?

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in 10th grade at the time and was was on my way home from school in my mom's car. Heard the news on France Info radio and as soon as I got home turned on CNN. The rest, as they say, is history. Later on, my dad came home from the office and mentioned he was...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Changes At MXP And CDG
Replies: 17
Views: 4354

RE: TAM Changes At MXP And CDG

If memory serves, the A345s will be coming from Air Canada.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Sep 11, 2007 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do KLM's 744 Have Their New Business Seats?
Replies: 6
Views: 4210

RE: Do KLM's 744 Have Their New Business Seats?

They are being progressively refitted with the new WBC seats, not sure what percentage of the fleet has been done thus far but I've been on multiple <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> 744s this summer in WBC and all featured the new seats etc... so I would hazard a guess and say ...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is John Travolta's Flight Crew?
Replies: 38
Views: 19642

RE: Who Is John Travolta's Flight Crew?

Interesting, the homestead link provided above mentions Travolta got some time at the "wheel" of the A380, presumably when it was down in Australia right?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right Now
Replies: 92
Views: 5214

RE: What Are You Listening To Right Now

The Rolling Stones: She Saw Me Coming

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Carriers Longest Flights?
Replies: 47
Views: 7387

RE: Carriers Longest Flights?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Carriers Longest Flights?
Replies: 47
Views: 7387

RE: Carriers Longest Flights?

Yes, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> does <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> but it's not a non-stop, their 747-400s aren'...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steven Fossett Missing!
Replies: 213
Views: 38025

RE: Steven Fossett Missing!

Just saw it as well....hope this turns out OK!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Carriers Longest Flights?
Replies: 47
Views: 7387

RE: Carriers Longest Flights?

Air France AF406 (B777-200ER) <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>-<acronym title="Santiago - Arturo Merino Benitez (Pudahuel) (SCL / SCEL), Chile">SCL</acronym> 7260 mi 14 hrs 10 min KLM KL743 (B777-200ER) <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS /...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM : Interesting Figures
Replies: 64
Views: 15416

RE: Air France-KLM : Interesting Figures

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Aug 31, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martinair To Start Muscat Flights
Replies: 11
Views: 4778

RE: Martinair To Start Muscat Flights

Well they've had poor financial results recently and a new CEO coming on board shortly, so things are bound to change!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Aug 31, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM : Interesting Figures
Replies: 64
Views: 15416

RE: Air France-KLM : Interesting Figures

A joint AFKL order was recently announced for new regional aircraft to start replacing the aging Fokkers; E190s to supplant F100s plus some F70s from Regional to bolster the current fleet. KLM's DC-10s are long gone, the 767s have been replaced by A330s and the classic 747s replaced by B777s so the ...

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MS2004 On Dual-Core Computers
Replies: 4
Views: 6448

RE: MS2004 On Dual-Core Computers

I'm running FS2004 on a Dell 640M with a dual core 2.0Ghz Intel, 1 gig of RAM and 64mb of shared video memory. I don't have much add-on scenery or other add-ons for that matter (save the usual freeware aircraft) but the game runs fine on this setup, I'm quite pleased actually!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, Who Else Has A Crackberry
Replies: 69
Views: 3367

RE: So, Who Else Has A Crackberry

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by AFC_Ajax00
Fri Jul 06, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nuclear Propulsion
Replies: 7
Views: 3071

RE: Nuclear Propulsion

http://www.merkle.com/pluto/pluto.html

There's the article from A&S. Its written by a former scientist involved with the project, very interesting!

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by AFC_Ajax00
Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boeing Ex-CEO Flying First Class!
Replies: 26
Views: 10793

RE: Boeing Ex-CEO Flying First Class!

Alan Mulally was compensated for stock options and other forms of performance incentives he would have lost out on when he left Boeing, that is the reason his pay package is so large, it is not related to his performance thus far at Ford.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Jul 03, 2007 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Brunei 777 - It's Coming
Replies: 3
Views: 4262

RE: Royal Brunei 777 - It's Coming

With the airline code (-x22) and the description above, it sounds like Royal Brunei will be keeping UA's interior, is that true?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline That Carries The Classiest Passengers
Replies: 65
Views: 7414

RE: Airline That Carries The Classiest Passengers

I was merely making a general remark for comic relief but clarification always appreciated! Thanks for filling in the details.

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New LY 772 4X - ECE Started Testing And Pics.
Replies: 46
Views: 6520

RE: New LY 772 4X - ECE Started Testing And Pics.

What happened with ELAL 001? Why aren't the 777s allowed to fly to LAX?

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by AFC_Ajax00
Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Last Flight
Replies: 163
Views: 9115

RE: Your Last Flight

AMS-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym> on <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> Next flights: <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, ...

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