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by Accidentally
Sat Sep 10, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How did the infamous 748 wing wave recover from its stall?
Replies: 60
Views: 11178

Re: How did the infamous 748 wing wave recover from its stall?

It's topics like this that make people leave these forums..... But please do keep all the "expert" opinions rolling in. That's about the only thing left that is worthwhile in the "new and improved" Airliners.net!! Well said mmo. If you want to restore a tiny bit of faith in this...

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by Accidentally
Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Past Flight Information
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

RE: Past Flight Information

Hmm...I dunno why it won't let me post this link (I've been doing it for years) but it has also screwed up my edit button. When I click edit it goes to a <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym> 404 page lol. Sorry. I'll try this. <center><...

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by Accidentally
Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Past Flight Information
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

RE: Past Flight Information

For the US the thing that looks back the furthest is <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym>'s On-Time-Statistics. I use it to find tail numbers used on old flights I've taken. Don't know what you're looking for, but this might have it. <a...

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by Accidentally
Thu May 05, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crashed In Norway, 13 Persons On Board
Replies: 55
Views: 16405

RE: Helicopter Crashed In Norway, 13 Persons On Board

Holy cow I've never heard of the entire rotor head detaching like that. Someone didn't torque the jesus nut.

Actually, it looks like there is a unit attached to it.

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by Accidentally
Fri Apr 15, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Aft Doors Rather Than 2nd Forward Doors?
Replies: 19
Views: 5644

RE: Why Aft Doors Rather Than 2nd Forward Doors?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cosyr" class="quote" target="_blank">cosyr</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>....and many probably don't use Door 2L o...

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by Accidentally
Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Longest DC-8-70 Series Routes
Replies: 21
Views: 7338

RE: Longest DC-8-70 Series Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LawnDart" class="quote" target="_blank">LawnDart</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Also, the DC-8-70 series could go in to ...

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by Accidentally
Mon Apr 27, 2015 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elvis' Private Jets To Remain At Graceland
Replies: 3
Views: 8030

Elvis' Private Jets To Remain At Graceland

I remember the discussion about this last year; It looks like it is settled: <a href="http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/music/301371431.html" target="_blank">Statement: Elvis Presley's airplanes, the Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II, to remain at Graceland</a> I've never been there and was afraid ...

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by Accidentally
Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AirTran 717 Conversation With Pilots
Replies: 37
Views: 8738

RE: AirTran 717 Conversation With Pilots

I don't know their rules and/or laws as far as the request is concerned, but since you asked and seem to have concern, I'd just recommend - and I'm sure the pilots would appreciate if the flight's tail number, date and route not be posted along with the fact that you requested a specific technique a...

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by Accidentally
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Tweets Pornographic Pic
Replies: 110
Views: 31704

RE: US Airways Tweets Pornographic Pic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/usxguy" class="quote" target="_blank">usxguy</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</a...

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by Accidentally
Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 25
Replies: 309
Views: 67622

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 25

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#184" class="quote">Reply 184</a>):<br/><i> I can't believe it took them one week to do...

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by Accidentally
Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna Collides With Skydiver, Both Survive.
Replies: 12
Views: 4740

RE: Cessna Collides With Skydiver, Both Survive.

I too took my PPL lessons, and flew for years after at a field (I won't mention) with skydiving and guys and gals there had similar experiences as the guys above, mainly because we had a bad field setup, so I won't repeat that stuff but I wanted to say that the young guys piloting the drop aircraft ...

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by Accidentally
Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 1
Replies: 235
Views: 226889

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 1

Geez...CNN Graphic continually showing "Bowing 777"

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by Accidentally
Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Airliner At STL On Google Images
Replies: 14
Views: 10994

Strange Airliner At STL On Google Images

It is very likely this exact aircraft - N848SH <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/AeroMexico-Travel/McDonnell-Douglas-MD-83/1997219/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/AeroMexico-Travel/McDonnell-Douglas-MD-83/1997219/M/" target...

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by Accidentally
Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's This Hole For?
Replies: 18
Views: 9470

RE: What's This Hole For?

Simplifies drive-thru fast food access.

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by Accidentally
Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do Arabs Get Hired In Airline In U.S. As A Pilot?
Replies: 50
Views: 14383

RE: Do Arabs Get Hired In Airline In U.S. As A 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/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>Pakistanis are neither Arabs nor...

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by Accidentally
Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do Arabs Get Hired In Airline In U.S. As A Pilot?
Replies: 50
Views: 14383

RE: Do Arabs Get Hired In Airline In U.S. As A Pilot?

Of course they can...why couldn't they? My flight instructor was Pakistani (am I correct to assume he falls within the "Arab" category?) and has an obvious middle eastern accent and appearance. He was hired by a commuter in 1999 and stopped instructing. He's now Captain on the CRJ700 after hiring ri...

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by Accidentally
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drunk Passenger Sentenced To Life In India
Replies: 44
Views: 14984

RE: Drunk Passenger Sentenced To Life In India

Just wanted to say that this punishment is incredibly excessive. He surely deserved some kind of punishment, but geez this is nuts. I think this kind of thing happens often here in the US too...life sentences for being caught with marijuana, but a child rapist gets ten years. Absolutely crazy.

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by Accidentally
Fri Aug 31, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-9-50 Engine Start Noises
Replies: 17
Views: 6878

RE: DC-9-50 Engine Start Noises

It's to do with the ignition system. Kinda like the quick ticking from a King Air's PT6. In that video you posted there's a video down below titled "Delta Airlines DC-9-51 Start-up, Takeoff, Cruise <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym...

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by Accidentally
Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TSA Notice In Luggage?
Replies: 3
Views: 5306

RE: TSA Notice In Luggage?

I get inspected often and have gotten a letter every single time.

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by Accidentally
Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On Buddy Passes Call Media Due To Full Flights
Replies: 255
Views: 36996

RE: Pax On Buddy Passes Call Media Due To Full Flights

In addition - I don't even fly non-rev at all anymore because of the incredible loads these days on the airlines. The chances of not getting a seat repeatedly is almost guaranteed somewhere along your trip. I want an absolute guaranteed seat and ticket. Last time I non-revved was 2005. It wasn't wor...

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by Accidentally
Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax On Buddy Passes Call Media Due To Full Flights
Replies: 255
Views: 36996

RE: Pax On Buddy Passes Call Media Due To Full Flights

My best bud is capt with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> on the 757-767 domestic, and another friend that is sometimes my safety pilot in my Six just retired as an International F/O with <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> on the 75-76. I have flown on their p...

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by Accidentally
Sat Apr 14, 2012 1:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Are These Doors?
Replies: 14
Views: 4592

RE: What Are These Doors?

Why were they ultimately deemed unnecessary and removed?

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by Accidentally
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:32 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Lighting
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

RE: Post Screening - Lighting

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dlowwa" class="quote" target="_blank">dlowwa</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Hi, Images that are backlit without a purpose ...

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by Accidentally
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting With A Disability
Replies: 5
Views: 4881

RE: Spotting With A Disability

Thank you...that is a pretty cool peice of kit and really doesn't look large or heavy enough to be out of question. I appreciate the tip. If you search the database for Cory Crabtree, I was a C5-C6 quadriplegic while shooting them all. BTW...if any of you guys need an aircraft to shoot A/A from in I...

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by Accidentally
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting With A Disability
Replies: 5
Views: 4881

RE: Spotting With A Disability

Post Screening - Lighting (by Accidentally Mar 29 2012 in Photography Feedback)

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by Accidentally
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - Lighting
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Post Screening - Lighting

Just wondering if this is worth saving, and if so, what should I do? Pre-screening I cropped the aircraft out and sharpened it, used a faint post in the distance to the <acronym title="Meridiana Air (Spain) and Régionnair (Canada)">RH</acronym> side of the A/C to repair some rotation, and I think th...

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by Accidentally
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting With A Disability
Replies: 5
Views: 4881

Spotting With A Disability

Now - I want to be absolutely clear here when I say that I do NOT expect nor deserve special treatment because of my disability (quadriplegic since 1999), and I’ve never even mentioned it before, and in the past preferred not to, but I'm just stating amongst fellow spotters that I feel this hobby ha...

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by Accidentally
Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Pats Down Toddler In Wheelchair
Replies: 17
Views: 3592

RE: TSA Pats Down Toddler In Wheelchair

Although your post pointed to the young and elderly - and I do apologize for straying from that but folks seem at times appalled they'd be patting us down too and I just dont see the big deal.

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by Accidentally
Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Pats Down Toddler In Wheelchair
Replies: 17
Views: 3592

RE: TSA Pats Down Toddler In Wheelchair

I'm a quadriplegic in a wheelchair and so is my wife. I don't see at all why we shouldn't be. It's not a big deal at all.

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by Accidentally
Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's With All The Aerial Pics At LAX
Replies: 13
Views: 9657

RE: What's With All The Aerial Pics At LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/megatop412" class="quote" target="_blank">megatop412</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>The helicopter shots are old news by n...

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by Accidentally
Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What Was Your First Ever Accepted Picture?
Replies: 99
Views: 10232

RE: What Was Your First Ever Accepted Picture?

<br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Boeing/Boeing-Vertol-360/0304769/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Boeing/Boeing-Vertol-360/0304769/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/9/6/7/0304769.jpg" alt...

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by Accidentally
Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Ship? Tomorrow's BA 296...
Replies: 2
Views: 3696

Which Ship? Tomorrow's BA 296...

Taking tomorrow's BA 296 KORD-EGLL on a 777. Do any of you guys have access to find out what ship is scheduled to operate that route tomorrow?

I realize the request is likely a long shot - but I figure no harm done asking, eh?

Thanks again

-Cory

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by Accidentally
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: A330 Almost Hovering Midair!
Replies: 71
Views: 31708

RE: Video: A330 Almost Hovering Midair!

Certainly looks like fun but I'd be afraid of dropping an engine that slow and low. Is that a risk they take, or is it not as bad of a situation as it would seem?

-Cory

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by Accidentally
Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Everybody Personalize The REG Of Its Jet?
Replies: 22
Views: 6099

RE: Can Everybody Personalize The REG Of Its Jet?

Can't speak for other countries, but we can here in the US. I've had a specific registration reserved for a couple of years now that I'd like to use someday. If I decide to repaint my current airplane, I'll likely switch it to my reserved one.

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by Accidentally
Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PICTURE: BA World Cargo 747-8F
Replies: 53
Views: 32030

RE: PICTURE: BA World Cargo 747-8F

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/poLOT" class="quote" target="_blank">poLOT</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i> Last two what exactly? I'm confused about wha...

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by Accidentally
Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fun Takeoff In Bad Storm.
Replies: 56
Views: 20204

RE: Fun Takeoff In Bad Storm.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetMarc" class="quote" target="_blank">jetMarc</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The panels you're...

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by Accidentally
Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta 767 Overhead - Green Switch?
Replies: 6
Views: 5138

RE: Delta 767 Overhead - Green Switch?

Post was deleted but it was replied that its the cockpit door switch. I think we'll be OK knowing that with all of the detailed cockpit shots available right here on this site of various types, videos on the web and purchasable on DVD, etc.

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by Accidentally
Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta 767 Overhead - Green Switch?
Replies: 6
Views: 5138

RE: Delta 767 Overhead - Green Switch?

Very cool, thanks. That had crossed my mind, but there just aren't any pictures available to clarify. Surely something that stands out so much on the quite uniform 757/767 panel will arise curiosity sooner or later  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.g...

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by Accidentally
Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta 767 Overhead - Green Switch?
Replies: 6
Views: 5138

Delta 767 Overhead - Green Switch?

Hi...just a curious thing I noticed above the battery and emergency power switches is this green switch with what almost look like some kind of talk-backs...? Not something I've seen on other birds. Any idea what it is? Thanks! <br/><table align="center" border="0" width="500"><tr><td><center><font ...

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by Accidentally
Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Couple Of Unique Gulfstream Items On Ebay...
Replies: 2
Views: 10701

RE: Couple Of Unique Gulfstream Items On Ebay...

The photo is neat...placed a bid  

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by Accidentally
Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are 757/767 Pilots Separated Between Int'l & Dom?
Replies: 23
Views: 7125

RE: Are 757/767 Pilots Separated Between Int'l & Dom?

My buddy is a NY based 757/767 CA at AA, and by choice is strictly domestic. He therefore is not certified or trained for Intl ops, and isnt even sent the Jeppesen charts/revisions for Intl destinations.

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by Accidentally
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taxi Into Position And Hold Vs Line Up And Wait
Replies: 1
Views: 8075

Taxi Into Position And Hold Vs Line Up And Wait

Looks like we're actually switching over...Just saw this in the Cardinal flyers digest: <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/faa-adopts-icaos-line-up-and-wait-terminology-25807/" target="_blank">http://www.ainonline.com/news/single...ine-up-and-wait-terminology-25807/</a> ...

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by Accidentally
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757s: No Longer "Heavy"
Replies: 28
Views: 19052

757s: No Longer "Heavy"

From an <acronym title="Denver - Centennial (Arapahoe County) (APA), USA - Colorado">APA</acronym> memo I just got... 757s: No Longer "Heavy" The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Notice to Airman re-classifying all versions of 757 aircraft as “large,” effective April 8, 2010. All require...

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by Accidentally
Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Impact Erebus
Replies: 5
Views: 5707

RE: Impact Erebus

Picked up a copy back in July on eBay for $25 USD.

Just create a saved search. When one is listed, eBay will send you an email.

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by Accidentally
Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crosswind Runway At IND Question
Replies: 11
Views: 3659

RE: Crosswind Runway At IND Question

I've seen Fedex DC10/MD11s use that runway...rare sight, though.

-Cory

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by Accidentally
Sat Oct 13, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cracks On Wings
Replies: 15
Views: 3776

RE: Cracks On Wings

Looks like grime to me...I bet you could go wipe that hydraulic fluid or whatever right off.

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by Accidentally
Mon Oct 01, 2007 5:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "You Can't Make A Bad Landing In A 747"?
Replies: 39
Views: 13359

RE: "You Can't Make A Bad Landing In A 747"?

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by Accidentally
Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Take Pride In What You Do.. Damn It. Charge For It
Replies: 39
Views: 6296

RE: Take Pride In What You Do.. Damn It. Charge For It

I'm too damn scared to even get that far in my photography "career". I sold my D30 a couple years back, and just the other day bought a 40D...I'm just not looking forward to the hassles of photographing at my new home here airport KIND, so I havent been out yet. I need to meet up with some local spo...

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by Accidentally
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: IND A.net Meeting?
Replies: 3
Views: 4981

RE: IND A.net Meeting?

Well, I'm game. Any ideas?

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by Accidentally
Tue Aug 29, 2006 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cirrus Crashes Near Indianapolis
Replies: 71
Views: 14221

RE: Cirrus Crashes Near Indianapolis

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