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by dmg626
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N651SW flying to Iceland?
Replies: 7
Views: 2245

Re: N651SW flying to Iceland?

Skyliner shows it going to nab? For JetRan

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by dmg626
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Cold war turning hot: What would happen to bombers?
Replies: 55
Views: 3505

Re: Cold war turning hot: What would happen to bombers?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/
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I think Dr Strangelove or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb would have some information :)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057012/

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by dmg626
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta seeks partner for its Trainer refinery
Replies: 24
Views: 141

Re: Delta Shopping Trainer

My main concern is when the other party wants to modify production rates so that it benefits them. No doubt that would be part of any JV legal paperwork. That's why DAL wants to keep a 51% stake -- as the majority owner, they ultimately would call the shots. The article says Delta wants to retain a...

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by dmg626
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burt Reynolds has passed away
Replies: 16
Views: 698

Re: Burt Reynolds has passed away

Couldn’t top the original Smokey and the Bandit , fun movie, great quotes we still hear today,
Sheriff Branford: The fact that you are a sheriff is not germane to the situation.
Buford T. Justice: The god damn Germans got nothin' to do with it
Classic!

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by dmg626
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: W. Power Symbol used at Kavanaugh Hearing.
Replies: 31
Views: 1129

Re: W. Power Symbol used at Kavanaugh Hearing.

The lady behind Zina looks to be raising an eyebrow, I think this is a symbol for give me an fn break, or get me the f out of here

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by dmg626
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CA Dem Party calls for boycott of In-N-Out Burger
Replies: 57
Views: 1550

Re: CA Dem Party calls for boycott of In-N-Out Burger

I’d like to call for a boycott of boycotts, either side sound like jackasses when they call for one for the outrage of the day.

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by dmg626
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Gov pardons sex offenders so they can vote
Replies: 19
Views: 666

Re: NY Gov pardons sex offenders so they can vote

He’s getting nervous cause Cynthia Nixon is out socializing him so he’s playing progressive catch up, should be a good debate on Wednesday

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by dmg626
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's amazing how prejudicial Fox News can be
Replies: 71
Views: 2279

Re: It's amazing how prejudicial Fox News can be

Hunter blames his wife for him mishandling money. Personal responsibility, another pillar of the Republican platform to be ignored by them.... https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/08/24/rep-duncan-hunter-charged-with-funds-misuse-suggests-wife-to-blame/23509037/ She should have kept the cash in th...

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by dmg626
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Admiral tells trump to cancel his security clearance
Replies: 46
Views: 1453

Re: Admiral tells trump to cancel his security clearance

Ahh, the daily I hate Trump thread, good to see it still provides a means for a.net circle jerk

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by dmg626
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UM Mishap on F9 DSM-MCO Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 2209

Re: UM Mishap on F9 DSM-MCO Flight

Can there be a separate category for all the complaints about x airline topics, it gets old after a while

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by dmg626
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct Canadian city
Replies: 69
Views: 2001

Re: The correct Canadian city

North Bay!

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by dmg626
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clean Power Plan repeal
Replies: 30
Views: 1759

Re: Clean Power Plan repeal

...in a fit of crippling paranoid dementia. Many countries would now be speaking German and or Russian languages without the US , close all the overseas bases and send the troops home. See how quick the crap would hit the fan You do understand that would be extremely damaging to the USA don't you? ...

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by dmg626
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clean Power Plan repeal
Replies: 30
Views: 1759

Re: Clean Power Plan repeal

Francoflier wrote:
dmg626 wrote:
Ok rest of the world, get a new policeman, this ones going home...


...in a fit of crippling paranoid dementia.


Many countries would now be speaking German and or Russian languages without the US , close all the overseas bases and send the troops home. See how quick the crap would hit the fan

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by dmg626
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clean Power Plan repeal
Replies: 30
Views: 1759

Re: Clean Power Plan repeal

Nobody cares about this? I have heard a beautiful talk from Jan Terlouw yesterday (google him). He said many true things, two most memorable: - our duty is to leave the earth a bit better then we found it - goods and services should be priced the right way (so the current cost plus the cost the pro...

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by dmg626
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest passenger forcibly removed from flight with pet allergy
Replies: 195
Views: 14820

Re: Southwest removes passenger with pet allergy

Anyone with "life threatening " allergies need to seriously think about being on public transport. Sounds like some possible mental impairment also on the part of the "Professor" And exactly how would she have known there was an animal on board? The story stated she was travelin...

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by dmg626
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest passenger forcibly removed from flight with pet allergy
Replies: 195
Views: 14820

Re: Southwest removes passenger with pet allergy

Anyone with "life threatening " allergies need to seriously think about being on public transport. Sounds like some possible mental impairment also on the part of the "Professor"

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by dmg626
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300 retirement
Replies: 205
Views: 33384

Re: Southwest 737-300

On the skyliners site, there were several 300's that went to Victorville. The comments for one read storage and another read "onward storage". Is there a difference in the way these planes are stored ? Just curious as why they would use different wording like this

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by dmg626
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737-700BDSF being delivered
Replies: 36
Views: 9022

Re: First 737-700BDSF being delivered

Do the 400 and 700 series still need the air deflector nozzle in front of engine or was that only on 200's?

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by dmg626
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thousands wait in line for Hillary
Replies: 56
Views: 2778

Re: Thousands wait in line for Hillary

She's on the today show this morning no doubt getting the hard questions asked by her friend Matt Lauer

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by dmg626
Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Employee Critically Injured by Spinning Prop
Replies: 13
Views: 5792

Re: United Employee Critically Injured by Spinning Prop

[twoid][/twoid]

Scinfaxi wrote:
Not really sure how this happens. Before you approach any aircraft, it's chocked, engines are shut down/props come to a stop and you are given the thumbs up by the marshaller after the anti collision light/beacon has been switched off by the Captain.



Um, ya, sure

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by dmg626
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German police seize Trump-shaped ecstasy pills
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: German police seize Trump-shaped ecstasy pills

They must he huuuge

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by dmg626
Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What occupation would you have if you couldn't be a pilot?
Replies: 22
Views: 975

Re: What occupation would you have if you couldn't be a pilot?

I think I would be in the shipping business, Great Lakes freighters are cool, or maybe the import/export business, but I just can't decide which one :)

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by dmg626
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?
Replies: 86
Views: 4510

Re: Will Sheriff Apario receive Trump's 1st Pardon?

It's a misdemeanor, any chance of jail is slight anyway.

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by dmg626
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UBS predicts pilotless cargo flights by 2025
Replies: 135
Views: 11072

Re: UBS predicts pilotless cargo flights by 2025

A terrorist or kid sitting in his parents basement can hack into anything , technology is nowhere close now or even several years from now to prevent some evil doer from creating a disaster .

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by dmg626
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Woman Shot And Killed By Minneapolis Police
Replies: 99
Views: 4047

Re: Australian Woman Shot And Killed By Minneapolis Police

[list=][/list] I live here. Minneapolis police are somewhat infamously terrible but mainstream America did not care because they were not killing and abusing upper-class white people. Now that they have killed one of them and potentially caused an international incident, the sh*t is about to hit the...

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by dmg626
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained
Replies: 87
Views: 9877

Re: Woman Ditches Bullets In Haneda Trashcan And Gets Detained

Very interesting. A couple months ago on a thread where someone asked about transporting firearms, I described something like this happening to me. At LAX back about 2004 I was at the ticketing counter checking in and while reaching into my backpack for the printed itinerary I discovered a single s...

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by dmg626
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Tale Of Two Presidents
Replies: 21
Views: 977

Re: A Tale Of Two Presidents

This time he forgot his wife AND his limo. As if being a flaming asshole wasn't enough now we're sending a confused flaming asshole to negotiate critical issues on the global stage. And still more than three years to before we can vote this brainless wonder back to reality television. Haha, he will...

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by dmg626
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Ending Cuba Service to VRA & SNU
Replies: 43
Views: 5925

Re: WN Ending Cuba Service to VRA & SNU

I flew to Vra and had passengers in the single digits. Did a flight last month and plane was full. Seems to be a big Canadian vacation spot but not catching on yet with Americans

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by dmg626
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Dumps Iftar
Replies: 44
Views: 1601

Re: Trump Administration Dumps Iftar

Good, no need to make fake speeches about how wonderful muslims are.

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by dmg626
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Forces Sniper makes world record kill shot....
Replies: 43
Views: 1987

Re: Canadian Forces Sniper makes world record kill shot....

Awesome job done by our neighbors to the North, keep it up, many more targets to go!

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by dmg626
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

Hope for their speedy recovery. Gun control is a game of who has more purchase power. There are only 3 Million NRA members and there are 343 Million rest of us. Even with added manufacturers lobbying power, we have more purchase power to buy congressmen. 3 million NRA members don't own the estimate...

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by dmg626
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice
Replies: 43
Views: 1497

Re: Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

Hope for their speedy recovery. Gun control is a game of who has more purchase power. There are only 3 Million NRA members and there are 343 Million rest of us. Even with added manufacturers lobbying power, we have more purchase power to buy congressmen. 3 million NRA members don't own the estimate...

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by dmg626
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement
Replies: 427
Views: 11472

Re: Trump expected to withdraw from the Paris agreement

TheSonntag wrote:
You are aware how much China is investing into Renewable energy?


You mean the reports that are broadcast on their state controlled media? I'm sure they'll be at zero emissions by next week and zero civil rights violations also

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by dmg626
Fri May 26, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and American Ground Collision AUS
Replies: 8
Views: 4904

Re: United and American Ground Collision AUS

I had a flight out of AUS on United earlier today. I asked at Premier Check in and she told me. "The AA aircraft was pulling into the gate and stopped quickly short of the gate when he realized he only had one wing walker. UA had tower clearance straight to his gate and did not see AA was stop...

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by dmg626
Wed May 24, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former WN 733s become air tankers
Replies: 29
Views: 6828

Re: Former WN 733s become air tankers

Some aircraft had fatigue and crack issues due to winglets, something I'm sure wouldn't do well under the street of firefighting

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by dmg626
Tue May 23, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAX Accuse WN of Homophobic Discrimination
Replies: 35
Views: 6464

Re: PAX Acuse WN of Homophobic Discrimination

Funny, the news here in Buffalo never mentioned that grandma was traveling, just the two dads and kids

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by dmg626
Sat May 20, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential "emotional support" v. service animal solution
Replies: 40
Views: 2735

Re: Potential "emotional support" v. service animal solution

So as many of you know I am a huge SWA fan and we are getting a labradoddle puppy in Houston and we live in the SF Bay Area. So we are flying the new puppy from HOU to OAK and SWA is charging us $78 for the container and $95 to let the dog fly. However, the dog must be under the seat and it counts ...

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by dmg626
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big 4 1st Quarter 2017 Earnings Roundup
Replies: 35
Views: 3751

Re: Big 4 1st Quarter 2017 Earnings Roundup

Polot wrote:
Nobody measures size by net income. Revenue is a far better figure if you want to judge size by money.


The true picture is the % net income and in that category Southwest is first followed closely by Delta. If you take in 10 bil in revenue but don't make any income who cares what your revenue is.

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by dmg626
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN CEO: Southwest to no longer overbook flights
Replies: 58
Views: 7708

Re: WN CEO: Southwest to no longer overbook flights

Rdh3e wrote:
Generally airlines keep a larger aircraft as the spare specifically for this reason. The spare for the -700 and the -7 at WN hubs would likely be a -800.



There aren't any 800 spares , occasionally a 300 here or there

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by dmg626
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US
Replies: 22
Views: 5233

Re: US police officer questioned in Taiwan over gun on flight from US

What a dummy, disassemble the gun and throw parts away , turn yourself in and get hosed.

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by dmg626
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing HQ Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 3612

Re: Boeing HQ Announcement

The article says it's a new division but it seems like it's taking parts out of other existing units? Wonder if there be a draw down then from Seattle and or Chicago

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by dmg626
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: And the Oscar goes to.......Delta
Replies: 14
Views: 4330

Re: And the Oscar goes to.......Delta

910A wrote:
How can you get an award for something that isn't in service yet, for a plane that the airline hasn't placed in service yet?


It's like getting a Nobel peace prize award for doing nothing, same relevance

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by dmg626
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inappropriate TSA patdown of teen boy?
Replies: 41
Views: 3899

Re: Inappropriate TSA patdown of teen boy?

Anyone that age that requires pat down should be escorted to private , out of public sight area with parent and supervisor present

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by dmg626
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 34115

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

24 hr news and twitter cycle has moved on, brain dead millennials have already forgotten about this and are choosing the lowest fare in price comparison for their ticket purchase. Certain people will continue to dress like slobs and look like clowns and will be treated as such

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by dmg626
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Canadians avoiding US.
Replies: 42
Views: 2462

Re: More Canadians avoiding US.

The second half of that article should be highlighted " the weak Canadian dollar"

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by dmg626
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Says No Effect on Revenue from Trump, Attacks ME3
Replies: 52
Views: 6008

Re: AA Says No Effect on Revenue from Trump, Attacks ME3

It's now proven that the supposedly huge drop off in visitor demand to the USA was fake news, as it was based upon "searches" not bookings. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/28/nyregion/new-york-foreign-tourists-trump-policies.html?_r=0 Notice, the part about decline in bookings, not search...

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by dmg626
Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Trump slump' hitting air travel
Replies: 146
Views: 9398

Re: 'Trump slump' hitting air travel

The Travel Press is Reporting the 'Trump Slump,' a Devastating Drop in Tourism to the United States Frommers : "Experts across the travel industry are warning that masses of tourists are being scared away from visiting the United States, and the loss of tourism jobs could be devastating."...

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by dmg626
Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McConnell Silences Warren
Replies: 44
Views: 1458

Re: McConnell Silences Warren

When is that happening? Warren will be lucky to hold her seat in the next cycle. She violated the rules with personal insults. She got what she had coming. Democrats have already started fund raising on the GOP's FUBAR, a good indication that the action against a woman in the Senate. Of course the ...

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by dmg626
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airplane!
Replies: 31
Views: 1498

Re: Airplane!

I didn't see Zero Hour until sometime after I saw Airplane, ruined a perfectly good drama as I kept laughing when i shouldn't have been :)

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