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by Veigar
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video
Replies: 42
Views: 3373

Re: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video completely turns case upside down

Well being on 3 different drugs will make you act insane. He died of a heart attack. They found him to have advanced heart disease. The ME noted that there was no damage or bruising to his neck or windpipe, and he did not suffocate. So I do not think this was a murder. Please post a source for this...

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video
Replies: 42
Views: 3373

Re: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video completely turns case upside down

Murdered. Was he a good guy? No. That doesn't mean the cops get to be executioner. This video changes nothing. Exactly, over a possible (never proven) passing a fake $20 bill...even if he was guilty of passing a fake $20 bill then charges should be filed and he arrested and that's the end of it. No...

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video
Replies: 42
Views: 3373

Re: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video completely turns case upside down

Murdered. Was he a good guy? No. That doesn't mean the cops get to be executioner. This video changes nothing. There is a lot of evidence that shows this was a drug overdose and that he was suffering from excited delirium syndrome. This video proves he was unresponsive; (he was claustrophobic in hi...

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video
Replies: 42
Views: 3373

Re: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video completely turns case upside down

I incorrectly used the edit function, but I wanted to add that he willingly put himself on the ground too.

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video
Replies: 42
Views: 3373

Re: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video completely turns case upside down

Murdered. Was he a good guy? No. That doesn't mean the cops get to be executioner. This video changes nothing. There is a lot of evidence that shows this was a drug overdose and that he was suffering from excited delirium syndrome. This video proves he was unresponsive; (he was claustrophobic in hi...

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by Veigar
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New George Floyd leaked bodycam video
Replies: 42
Views: 3373

New George Floyd leaked bodycam video

https://youtu.be/YPSwqp5fdIw

Pretty self explanatory.

So unfortunate how this event by proxy caused the deaths of so many innocent people.
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https://youtu.be/YPSwqp5fdIw

Pretty self explanatory.

So unfortunate how this event by proxy caused the deaths of so many innocent people.

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by Veigar
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatari 747-8i BBJ flying mansion hits the market
Replies: 66
Views: 19332

Re: Qatari 747-8i BBJ flying mansion hits the market

CALMSP wrote:
been losing too much money with QR, need to get some cash


really makes you think how the sands’ vip aircraft are. are the two SP not losing cash now, especially with crippled tourism in the casinos they own?

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by Veigar
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 462
Views: 24983

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

I was talking to a friend in Cali Columbia, and he's and his friends are convinced that COVID-19 is a hoax. I know this man for three years, and while he can be a drama queen, i thought he was intelligent enough until he told me this. He says it's just people nerves and fear reacting. even when I t...

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by Veigar
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34311

Re: Another day another police killing

Felony Murder Charge for the police officer who killed Rayshard Brooks. https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/17/us/rayshard-brooks-atlanta-shooting-wednesday/index.html This DA should be in jail. Dude is straight up lying out of his teeth. Also he said literally two weeks ago that a taser is a deadly weapon...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34311

Re: Another day another police killing

Police are never going to stop killing people in the US. They're armed with a gun and trained to use it...and not as a last resort. US is a racist country, so that results in Black people being poorer, more likely to encounter police, and more likely to have a bad outcome because of it...even if th...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34311

Re: Another day another police killing

But there is. Police on Black violence is a thing. How is that something we can not or should not talk about along with violence between people? Maybe we should talk about violence not being the first step for anyone? "I don't like what he is wearing so I am going to kick his ass!" or &qu...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 09, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions
Replies: 236
Views: 38915

Re: Southwest Airlines planning on squeezing competitors in weaker positions

I flew a LAX-LAS hop on WN last week and it was at max capacity (besides the middle seat blockage). Was quite interesting.

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis To Disband Police
Replies: 174
Views: 6656

Re: Minneapolis To Disband Police

LCDFlight wrote:
My mom said, why not make the new police (or public safety) force a woman-only organization? Or, pool the gender equity with fire?


what would that solve?

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34311

Re: Another day another police killing

Because there are more Whites in this country and more Whites who tend to own weapons and will fire back how does that justify Blacks and Latinos being given longer and harsher sentences and being killed on the streets for selling cigarettes illegally and trying to pass a fake $20 and sitting in a ...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 495
Views: 33078

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

People in 2016 said Hillary had a 99% chance (or something close to that number) to win. Most people are not happy with the looting/protesting, nor what's going on. I personally think he will be re-elected, if not for that, but because Biden's campaign seems to just be "I am not trump"

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by Veigar
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social media and civil rights movements
Replies: 20
Views: 869

Re: Social media and civil rights movements

I sympathize with black people. I do not sympathize with BLM, so my social media will not be silent. That said, social media is a joke anyways. People just competing to be the "wokest" without actually doing anything, like you alluded to. No one cares that you changed your profile picture...

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by Veigar
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34311

Re: Another day another police killing

I am for peaceful protests, more scrutinized police hiring, all of that.

But I will absolutely not support any form of violence.

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by Veigar
Thu May 28, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's going on with N91011
Replies: 5
Views: 1242

What's going on with N91011

I have done research about this L1011 that has been sitting stored at VCV fully in tact since 2007 and have come up with: - Owned by some preservation group - Owned by Orbital for spare parts Which is true? It doesn't seem like it was even touched, in the last photo of it uploaded to A.net https://i...

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by Veigar
Thu May 28, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34311

Re: Another day another police killing

We want justice!!!! And 65” UHD TVs!!!!!!

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by Veigar
Fri May 22, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 154399

Re: PIA A320 down

I am hearing go around attempts as a statement.

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by Veigar
Fri May 22, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 154399

Re: PIA A320 crash in Karachi

Doesn't look good..

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by Veigar
Thu May 14, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: America Trans Air question
Replies: 11
Views: 1722

America Trans Air question

Hello all, All I want to ask here. Has anyone flown on them, and how was the service? Seats? Etc. I remembered seeing them at LAS a few times before randomly disappearing altogether and recently did some research (even went on their website with a waybackmachine..) so I was wondering what the firsth...

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by Veigar
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things to do while social distancing
Replies: 90
Views: 3263

Re: Things to do while social distancing

I guess video games and some book reading. Not much else to do.

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by Veigar
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel advice
Replies: 4
Views: 618

Travel advice

I curiously looked up fares on WN's website for LAS-LAX and they are really low (no shocker there) but I was a bit concerned with how safe it was compared to driving. I'm with my girlfriend and we'd obviously take snack/bathroom breaks (so you're near a lot of people anyways, versus an airport) and ...

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by Veigar
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines weathering well
Replies: 16
Views: 3660

Re: Flair Airlines withering well

My guess is they don’t last to see March 31. Oh, hey Jimbo! :rotfl: Seriously though, unless domestic travel has taken a massive decline in Canada, Flair should be the least hit during this. All air travel is taking a significant hit, but as they are only flying domestic routes, it mitigates some o...

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by Veigar
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1391

Re: Your Most Delayed Flights of 2019

DFW-ELP AA 2399 in march, 4 hour delay

It was an MD82. do I need to say more?

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by Veigar
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Schedules A380 To Las Vegas - First A380 To LAS?
Replies: 14
Views: 6239

Re: British Airways Schedules A380 To Las Vegas - First A380 To LAS?

are there even facilities for the whale at LAS?

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by Veigar
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 395
Views: 65732

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Once MAX is back, should we expect to see a LAS-HNL route ?

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by Veigar
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happened to EI-HCC?
Replies: 0
Views: 316

What happened to EI-HCC?

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/27278.. the note is particularly interesting.

Thanks
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It is probably stored/scrapped now but I cannot find any more recent info about this particular frame other than this Jetphotos picture that was taken in 2003: https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/27278.. the note is particularly interesting.

Thanks

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by Veigar
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 307
Views: 63443

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

So... this was brought up earlier in this thread but obviously it has been a long time since then.

Will absolutely any of these aircraft remain in a Canyon Blue livery? Or is there no official information on this yet.

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by Veigar
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst airline corporate culture
Replies: 16
Views: 1424

Re: Worst airline corporate culture

I don't think anything now will be as bad as the Lorenzo ruled airlines.

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by Veigar
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739380

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Can someone tell me why the MAX was a bad idea? I mean to me it makes perfect sense for them to developed it. It was a bad idea because it's totally outdated design , it looks absurd and has misfitting parts like engines. It was just a financial short term decision and a purported cash grab at the ...

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by Veigar
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 307
Views: 63443

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

How many aircraft in Heart vs Canyon now?

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by Veigar
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Bastion: DL considering buying the 737MAX
Replies: 62
Views: 9781

Re: Ed Bastion: DL considering buying the 737MAX

I understand the context behind the quote, and that it is not as the title claims. What makes me laugh though is how people here, regardless of circumstance, jump on the "due diligence" bandwagon when the subject is an airline looking at Boeing aircraft. Remember the WN A220 thread...? :ro...

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by Veigar
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest employee dances, listens to music on headphones while de-icing.
Replies: 19
Views: 5876

Re: Southwest employee dances, listens to music on headphones while de-icing.

Doing training for ramp work they don't allow listening to music while doing ramp. Maybe Southwest is just better.

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by Veigar
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avatar Airlines (formerly Family Airlines) start up tries again..
Replies: 139
Views: 13786

Re: Avatar Airlines (formerly Family Airlines) start up tries again..

27 years later and they are still trying... Nevada based Avatar Airlines is back at the DOT door step seeking air carrier certificate to launch low cost 747 service. Carrier says it seeks to initially link markets LAX, LAS, JFK and MIA using high density (581 seats mentioned) 747-400 aircraft. They...

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by Veigar
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 307
Views: 63443

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

Recently reported in the Southwest thread that painting has been ongoing, mainly one line. Added to those painted are N496WN and N957WN. Any further updates over the past 6 months? About 20 of the N77xx group are going to United - the first was an old lvery aircraft N7714B and one other old livery,...

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by Veigar
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?
Replies: 66
Views: 11046

Re: Winglets - Why aren't others following United?

All AS 737s minus a few ancient 739 non-ERs have split scimitars and have had them since like 2015 Are you sure about that. At LAS I saw an AS 787 land (looked like an -800) in the older livery with no winglets at all and the cockpit eyebrows still there. Also, Sun Country has some raw 73G (no wing...

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by Veigar
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: White 727's 2 at DAL and ABQ
Replies: 23
Views: 5090

Re: White 727's 2 at DAL and ABQ

I saw two 727s at ELP (One was a -200, missing engines, and one looked to be a -100) around March of this year.

Anyone have any idea? I have a picture of the (I think) -100:

Image

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by Veigar
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 62213

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

The 737NG picklefork cracks issue seems to be under control. Perhaps in the future Boeing will design an improved part to replace the original. The real issue for Boeing is that they did not have a plane optimized for the below 160 seat market. The 737-7 does not really cut it for thin routes to an...

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by Veigar
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 62213

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

Hi, folks I'm wondering whether the market battle between Airbus A220 vs Boeing E-195 E2 is already won by Airbus... A220: More than 500 units already ordered, major airlines in NA, Europe and Asia on board with this plane. E-195E2: Just launched with Azul (Brazilian company, very close to Embraer)...

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by Veigar
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Song Fall 2019 Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 3558

Re: Your Favorite Song Fall 2019 Edition

TSS wrote:
Veigar wrote:
Real Muthaphukkin G's


Is that a song, a group, or the anime equivalent of Jem And The Holograms?

Image


webcrawler it :rotfl:

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by Veigar
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 72566

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

Due diligence and a cry for lower costs and compensation from Boeing. That's all I see here.

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by Veigar
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 31946

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

This is the weirdest thread I have ever read o_O

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by Veigar
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How much longer will Horizon keep the Q400S?
Replies: 1
Views: 2731

How much longer will Horizon keep the Q400S?

Just going off of the other regional airlines in the US and what they did with their Dashes (I think some were extremely young when retired) I had thought if the same would happen with Horizon anytime soon?

Thanks for answering

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by Veigar
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Song Fall 2019 Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 3558

Re: Your Favorite Song Fall 2019 Edition

Real Muthaphukkin G's

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by Veigar
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can Boeing be made great again?
Replies: 22
Views: 7585

Re: Can Boeing be made great again?

I wouldnt be surprised if Lockheed Martin takes them over soon. Just what we need: a company that wouldn’t exist except for government contracts, taking over another that has at least SOME products that depend on the free market, not which lobbyists buy which congressmen. Yes. I’m cynical. But imag...

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by Veigar
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot New Livery?
Replies: 64
Views: 16384

Re: Aeroflot New Livery?

Very distinct new livery proposition, unique and totally unlike everyone else!

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