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by bombayduck
Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vaccine talk: solution or illusion?
Replies: 65
Views: 3167

Re: Vaccine talk: solution or illusion?

Also add people have the fear of needles.

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by bombayduck
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are Your Favorite Albums?
Replies: 46
Views: 1256

Re: What are Your Favorite Albums?

Pink Floyd is another band I think I should get into. A lot of ya'll have mentioned them. Where should a first time listener start? If you want to hear the band's roots look for A Nice Pair which is a double album released in 1973 comprising two albums from the 60s. Then there are the obvious Dark ...

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by bombayduck
Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are Your Favorite Albums?
Replies: 46
Views: 1256

Re: What are Your Favorite Albums?

Space Ritual live - Hawkwind Dark side of the moon - pink Floyd Urban hymns - The Verve Wish you were here - Pink Floyd Pulse live - Pink Floyd Strawberry Jam - Animal Collective Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix Experience Erpland - Ozric Tentacles Jurassic Shift - Ozric Tentacles Pungent Effulgent ...

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by bombayduck
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Creative?
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: Creative?

I would have thought capturing all of the seven lightning strikes in a single shot. Puts this shot in the creative category.

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by bombayduck
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train Derailment in Scotland
Replies: 12
Views: 897

Re: Train Derailment in Scotland

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Are you the “bombayduck” from PPRUNE?


Afraid not on PPRUNE

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by bombayduck
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train Derailment in Scotland
Replies: 12
Views: 897

Re: Train Derailment in Scotland

There were thunderstorms and heavy rain in Aberdeenshire area last night and into the early hours of today.

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by bombayduck
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-225 lower 48 visit 31JUL2020
Replies: 40
Views: 8946

Re: AN-225 lower 48 visit 31JUL2020

It has already landed at Prestwick landed about ten minutes ago, A7-MAP C17 landed a few minutes before the AN225

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by bombayduck
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the future of LGW? What will it mean for the other hubs?
Replies: 86
Views: 10053

Re: What is the future of LGW? What will it mean for the other hubs?

Seeing as there are only two actual London airports, Heathrow cannot take much more. As for London City airport too short a runway and not enough stands. And before people moan about Heathrow, that airport is near Hounslow which is outer London. And if people want to get pedantic London City is the ...

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by bombayduck
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 80% of US voters say things are out of control in US
Replies: 9
Views: 985

Re: 80% of US voters say things are out of control in US

A starting point perhaps to make people think about how the other 20% think things are hunky dory in this screwed up situation. A question perhaps to make people realize that they are not alone thinking things are screwed up. A question perhaps to counter trumps campaign of fake news trying to make...

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by bombayduck
Thu May 28, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Czech Airlines returning to LHR
Replies: 29
Views: 6042

Re: OK returning to LHR

I believe P2P means point 2 point flying.

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by bombayduck
Mon May 25, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordwind A321 Rough Landing in Antayla
Replies: 41
Views: 11586

Re: Nordwind A321 Rough Landing in Antayla

Looking at that damage probably some skid marks and a nasty smell from the cockpit.

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by bombayduck
Tue May 19, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits
Replies: 58
Views: 11485

Re: Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits

It is all well and good that the flight attendants are going to use PPE. It will probably scare passengers at first until they get used to this. But what is going to protect passengers from each other.?

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by bombayduck
Sun May 17, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14348

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

Saw my first B777 at Miami Airport early April 1995. Came in from Boeing testing field N773UA was the bird.

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by bombayduck
Wed May 06, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for the airlines to restart advertising
Replies: 114
Views: 10489

Re: Time for the airlines to restart advertising

The thing is, a lot of people at the moment have lost their jobs because of the covid-19 spreading. Now if these people find it hard to get a job after covid-19 and have to use their savings trying to make ends meet. How do you expect people to buy tickets to fly off to the corners of the planet. Wh...

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by bombayduck
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McDonnell Douglas Model 188 STOL
Replies: 12
Views: 2415

Re: McDonnell Douglas Model 188 STOL

It also reminds me of the Ahrens AR404, sorry cannot post a link as I have no Wi-Fi access at the moment.

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by bombayduck
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Soviet Airliners Outside the Eastern Bloc
Replies: 72
Views: 8012

Re: Soviet Airliners Outside the Eastern Bloc

BerLine had a few IL18's in the early 90's. Had a flight on of their IL-18's in 1992 At the Berlin air show.

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by bombayduck
Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: SE-ROJ Rejection
Replies: 5
Views: 1073

Re: SE-ROJ Rejection

Thank you for your input guys, I decided not to appeal this photo.

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by bombayduck
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: SE-ROJ Rejection
Replies: 5
Views: 1073

SE-ROJ Rejection

https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... aacb18b40d


MTIA

Steve
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Hi
Just had a photo of SE-ROJ rejected for being blurry, would like some opinions before appealing the rejected image.


https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/ai ... aacb18b40d


MTIA

Steve

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by bombayduck
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF9 Load Restrictions to due Iran/Iraq closure
Replies: 35
Views: 9405

Re: QF9 Load Restrictions to due Iran/Iraq closure

On FR24 QF9 is over Sri Lanka as of 18.27pm U.K time. With an estimated time of 04.41am.

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by bombayduck
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Does anyone else just love the sound of distant turboprops?
Replies: 12
Views: 12814

Re: Does anyone else just love the sound of distant turboprops?

Where l live in South London, I get to hear DHC8's, AN12's and AN26 flying over at twenty plus thousand feet. Also get to hear hercs and A400M, but you cannot mistake the sound of the AN12 trundling overhead when it is quiet outside.

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by bombayduck
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is the upload queue broken?
Replies: 13
Views: 8690

Re: Is the upload queue broken?

All seems to be working now fingers crossed.

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by bombayduck
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is the upload queue broken?
Replies: 13
Views: 8690

Re: Is the upload queue broken?

Hi uploaded 12 pictures earlier still not showing in the queue.

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by bombayduck
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Gatwick
Replies: 4
Views: 2427

Re: British Airways Gatwick

According to FR24 G-GATU arrived from Algeria today as BAW2547.

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by bombayduck
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arkia cuts back on fleet.
Replies: 23
Views: 5195

Re: Arkia cuts back on fleet.

There is one at Icelandair, TF-ISX this is the 757 painted in the Icelandic flag scheme ex 4X-BAW.

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by bombayduck
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting FR24 Callsign
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: Interesting FR24 Callsign

Possible on a test flight, or it could mean nothing. I have seen call signs with just @@@@ showing on FR24

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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: 57
Views: 10346

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: 19448

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: 4380
Views: 671779

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: 2368

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: 2368

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: 1109

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: 30068

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: 2879

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: 9620

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: 21999

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: 12664

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: 753250

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: 5287

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: 2317

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: 12548

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: 30237

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: 1688

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: 1688

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: 1688

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: 1216

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: 1216

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: 2254

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
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Actor sues AA over pinky stuck in seat
Replies: 18
Views: 5106

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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