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by bombayduck
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenyan lawmaker wants to ban flatulence on airplanes
Replies: 51
Views: 7379

Re: Kenyan lawmaker wants to ban flatulence on airplanes

Before they can smell anything it will be Gone With The Wind, and Rhett Butler saying, "quite frankly Mr Lawmaker I don`t give a damn"

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by bombayduck
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to buy Greenland
Replies: 229
Views: 10593

Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Armadillo1 wrote:
so what country Trump plan to visit next?


Let him visit Mexico, I am sure they will welcome him with open arms.

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by bombayduck
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4073
Views: 526516

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Probably 737-800's as the MAX is still grounded. Also I think that Alaskan do not have any B38M aircraft.

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by bombayduck
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd flight over London just now.
Replies: 8
Views: 2168

Re: Odd flight over London just now.

Registration was showing on SBS with ASR271A as its flight number.

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by bombayduck
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd flight over London just now.
Replies: 8
Views: 2168

Re: Odd flight over London just now.

It was F-GJFE B200 registration was showing on planefinder.

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by bombayduck
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hollywood’s Greatest: You’re a-List
Replies: 18
Views: 867

Re: Hollywood’s Greatest: You’re a-List

In no particular order.

Audrey Hepburn
Buster Keaton
Clint Eastwood
Burt Reynolds
Lee Marvin
John Wayne

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by bombayduck
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 113
Views: 27715

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

It should be today, delayed from yesterday PTA 1400pm.

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by bombayduck
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 2345

Re: ICC World Cup Final England vs New Zealand

For those of us living in the U.K, the game is being broadcast live on channel 4 on Sunday.

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by bombayduck
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point
Replies: 59
Views: 9029

Re: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point

The bear returning to his Tupolev TU-95 parked on apron.

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by bombayduck
Wed May 08, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 121
Views: 19540

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

The BAC 1-11 always known as the pocket rocket. There is one on display at Brooklands in Surrey which you can walk through.

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by bombayduck
Wed May 01, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow - Legal challenge lost
Replies: 85
Views: 12016

Re: Heathrow - Legal challenge lost

Trouble is cross rail is not going to be ready until at least the year 2020. There is a chance that could slip even further behind. And these people moan about the noise from aircraft will go to Heathrow, and use said aircraft to go on their holidays.

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by bombayduck
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 718275

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

This has always been a software issue. Some folks posting here are acting this plane needs a re-design, while saying Airbus can do this, this and this. Looks like that won't happen. Also, didn't Airbus have their own issues with their aircraft too. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/15/boeing-shares-rise...

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by bombayduck
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'I don't want Albert Einstein to be my pilot': Trump claims planes are 'becoming far too complex to fly' following 737
Replies: 62
Views: 4788

Re: 'I don't want Albert Einstein to be my pilot': Trump claims planes are 'becoming far too complex to fly' following 7

alfa164 wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
eidvm wrote:
A broken clock is correct twice a day.

Not necessarily. If the hands are missing from a broken clock it is never correct. ;)


What if the hands are just too, too small?

;)


Then that will be the minute hand.

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by bombayduck
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top 3 Sci-Fi films
Replies: 44
Views: 2110

Re: Your Top 3 Sci-Fi films

The Forbidden Planet
Dark City
metropolis

Steve

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by bombayduck
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are there no flights from Taipei to London Heathrow?
Replies: 44
Views: 11799

Re: Why are there no flights from Taipei to London Heathrow?

A quick check on FR24 shows BR067 does still route TPE via BKK to LHR.

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by bombayduck
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns
Replies: 323
Views: 28488

Re: Parts of Indian and Pakistani airspace closed after multiple shootdowns

Kilopond wrote:
India-bound United Airlines flights 48 and 82 are also diverting now.



UAL82 diverted into Heathrow today. Also TG911 was canx from Heathrow to Bangkok. There were other flights diverted during the day inbpound to Heathrow.


Steve

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by bombayduck
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Valentine's Day Song
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: The Correct Valentine's Day Song

White Wedding.

Billy Idol.

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by bombayduck
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Valentine's Day Song
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: The Correct Valentine's Day Song

Gimme all your lovin' by ZZ Top not as the auto correct had put

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by bombayduck
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Valentine's Day Song
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: The Correct Valentine's Day Song

Love is a stranger by the Eurythmimics, or Gimme all your loving Stop.

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by bombayduck
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Underexposed and soft
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Re: Underexposed and soft

Thanks Kaz will not bother in editing again.

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by bombayduck
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Underexposed and soft
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Underexposed and soft

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... b630da94ca


MTIA

Steve
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Hi
Just had a picture of an Egypt Air 777 rejected for the above. I would like some opinions from others on weather it is worth appealing.


https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... b630da94ca


MTIA

Steve

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by bombayduck
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migraines
Replies: 30
Views: 2037

Re: Migraines

This may seem like a daft question, do you get the migraines after eating certain foods. My mother used to get them from eating plain chocolate so, she has cut out plain chocolate no more migraines.

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by bombayduck
Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photos not showing up after acceptance?
Replies: 187
Views: 46660

Re: Photos not showing up after acceptance?

Thanks for the reply Kas.

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by bombayduck
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photos not showing up after acceptance?
Replies: 187
Views: 46660

Re: Photos not showing up after acceptance?

Kas
I have a photo that was screened on the 12th December, decision was HQ1 ID 5307395. Has not appeared yet, photo still says in screening on my upload page, can someone have a look please.

MTIA

Steve

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by bombayduck
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Actor sues AA over pinky stuck in seat
Replies: 18
Views: 4898

Re: Actor sues AA over pinky stuck in seat

SASViking wrote:
Well.... All he needs now is an emotional support animal :lol:



He will have his emotional support band aid around his little pinkie.

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by bombayduck
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct shade of pink
Replies: 16
Views: 1004

Re: The correct shade of pink

Pink Floyd is the correct pink, good band.

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by bombayduck
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct amount of snow to have on the ground
Replies: 36
Views: 1849

Re: The correct amount of snow to have on the ground

The correct amount of snow is enough so you can phone work and say, that you cannot make it to work because you cannot get your car out of the drive way.

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by bombayduck
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct underwater tunnel
Replies: 34
Views: 2644

Re: The correct underwater tunnel

The Greenwich foot tunnel goes under the river Thames, from Greenwich to the isle of dogs in east London. Started in 1899 and completed in 1902.

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by bombayduck
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Guitar Solo
Replies: 41
Views: 2582

Re: The Correct Guitar Solo

Ok here is another to put in the melting pot. Eagles with Hotel California and Don Felder, and Joe Walsh double solo.

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by bombayduck
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MAGA "Build The Wall" Playset - Just in time for Christmas
Replies: 15
Views: 1833

Re: MAGA "Build The Wall" Playset - Just in time for Christmas

sw733 wrote:
Damn I wish they showed the back of the box so I could zoom in and see what country it was made in...



I would not be surprised if it said " made in Mexico ".

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by bombayduck
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct Peter Gabriel song
Replies: 18
Views: 1457

Re: The correct Peter Gabriel song

The correct song has to be Biko. The song is about the killing of Stephen Biko in a police cell in South Africa in 1977.

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by bombayduck
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct ridiculous British turn of phrase
Replies: 43
Views: 2662

Re: The correct ridiculous British turn of phrase

Mutton dressed as lamb. Meaning a older woman wearing clothes and trying to make themselves look younger in the process.

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by bombayduck
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Polarizing Filter?
Replies: 8
Views: 2922

Re: Polarizing Filter?

You could also try using shutter priority, where you can set the shutter speed to say 1/800 of a second. Then the camera will set the f-stop. I tend to use shutter priority on a sunny day with iso at either 100 or 200. As to filters either a sky light or a ultra violet will do to help protect the le...

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by bombayduck
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Belgian Gunsmith destroys an F-16
Replies: 19
Views: 4910

Re: Belgian Gunsmith destroys an F-16

[quote="gunsontheroof"]Does the mech get to put a kill sticker on the side of his toolbox?[/quote After this it will go on his form for when he leaves the airforce or, put it on the back of his overalls for when he has to sweep the hangers. Thus everyone can stay clear of him, just in case...

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by bombayduck
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rumour: New £50 note
Replies: 13
Views: 1350

Re: Rumour: New £50 note

Ronnie Biggs or Stephen Hawking. Ronnie Biggs I know maybe tongue in cheek for the British amongst us, seeing as he was one of the great train robbers. Who escaped from prison and legged it to Brazil.and Stephen Hawking need I say anymore about him.

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by bombayduck
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct book to read on a long flight is.....
Replies: 35
Views: 1944

Re: The correct book to read on a long flight is.....

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.

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by bombayduck
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Moon is . . .
Replies: 25
Views: 1173

Re: The Correct Moon is . . .

Dark side of the Moon, Pink Floyd. End of this thread.

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by bombayduck
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flu Vaccine or No?
Replies: 73
Views: 4168

Re: Flu Vaccine or No?

Never had the flu also never been vaccinated.

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by bombayduck
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct Hawkwind Album
Replies: 1
Views: 211

The correct Hawkwind Album

For me the correct Hawkwind Album has to be their double live album Space Ritual, from 1973 with "In search of Space" a close second. It is also where Lemmy from Motorhead started out with Hawkwind, before forming Motorhead.

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by bombayduck
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone near miss in Miami
Replies: 9
Views: 1598

Re: Drone near miss in Miami

Those idiots will not think it is a harmless toy, if the actions of some other brainless fool brings down an aircraft with someone on board that they love. They will be the first to scream and moan about the use of drones close to airports and that they are flying it too high.

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by bombayduck
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best airline call signs
Replies: 84
Views: 7777

Re: Best airline call signs

I think British Midland Regional`s call sign is Granite.

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by bombayduck
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Must see weird movies
Replies: 25
Views: 786

Re: Must see weird movies

Peter Jackson's film Bad Taste from 1987.

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by bombayduck
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone buy a dishwasher In the US lately ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1274

Re: Anyone buy a dishwasher In the US lately ?

jetero wrote:
cpd wrote:
In our new office, we have Smeg dishwashers.(


What a horrible name for a company in English.



Made on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

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by bombayduck
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 18030

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

In the words of Doctor Frankenstein " The A330neo it`s alive it`s alive"

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by bombayduck
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs
Replies: 94
Views: 15569

Re: LHR - proposed night time ban, 7hrs

People who move close to an airport, should realise there will be noise. It is no good moaning about the noise, because a lot of people that moan will use the airport just like anyone else. It is the same as when people move to the country side for the peace and quiet, and then moan about the birds ...

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by bombayduck
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejected high in frame
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Re: Rejected high in frame

Thanks Kaz I will re-edit and submit the image again.

Steve

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by bombayduck
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Rejected high in frame
Replies: 6
Views: 1272

Rejected high in frame

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/air ... 5690b492ef

May be a silly question, where does the line fall across the image for being high in the frame?. Should the tail be included for being high in the frame?.

MTIA

Steve
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Hi
Had this image rejected for being high in frame.

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/air ... 5690b492ef

May be a silly question, where does the line fall across the image for being high in the frame?. Should the tail be included for being high in the frame?.

MTIA

Steve

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by bombayduck
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct sandwich
Replies: 77
Views: 2840

Re: The correct sandwich

Roast chicken diced, smoked bacon diced, stilton cheese diced all mixed together with real mayo. Served on thick cut farm house white bread with butter.

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