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by vapar8
Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relocation Of Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise
Replies: 53
Views: 4313

RE: Relocation Of Phoenix Coyotes NHL Franchise

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/connies4ever" class="quote" target="_blank">connies4ever</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> But S...

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by vapar8
Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Goal: Six Pack By 2011 - Any Pointers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2487

RE: Goal: Six Pack By 2011 - Any Pointers?

Stop doing abs everyday at the most 3 times a week. I wouldnt work out a certain muscle more then 2 twice a week they need time to recover. Really going to have to watch the amount of calories you eat. Try to really watch your salt intake. Speed up your workout if you have not i.e one min between se...

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by vapar8
Fri Mar 12, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Reform Social Security?
Replies: 22
Views: 3200

RE: How To Reform Social Security?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GatorFan" class="quote" target="_blank">GatorFan</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Let's run the numbers after 5 years usin...

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by vapar8
Fri Mar 12, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Reform Social Security?
Replies: 22
Views: 3200

RE: How To Reform Social Security?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GatorFan" class="quote" target="_blank">GatorFan</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>The Roth IRA and the Roth 401K are regre...

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by vapar8
Fri Mar 12, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Reform Social Security?
Replies: 22
Views: 3200

RE: How To Reform Social Security?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GatorFan" class="quote" target="_blank">GatorFan</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Eliminate the ROTH IRA / 401K</i></font></...

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by vapar8
Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cali Wackos Are At It Again..
Replies: 64
Views: 3698

RE: Cali Wackos Are At It Again..

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by vapar8
Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cali Wackos Are At It Again..
Replies: 64
Views: 3698

RE: Cali Wackos Are At It Again..

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by vapar8
Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Flights On 737 Classics.
Replies: 53
Views: 13759

RE: Longest Flights On 737 Classics.

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by vapar8
Sat Sep 26, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Huge! Solar Farm Proposed In Central Valley
Replies: 69
Views: 3097

RE: Huge! Solar Farm Proposed In Central Valley

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by vapar8
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Launches Coin Light Attack Aircraft
Replies: 72
Views: 34041

RE: Usaf Launches Coin Light Attack Aircraft

They could just pull OV 10's out of the bone yard and referbish them. The US has done this and sent a few to Columbia.

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by vapar8
Sat Aug 15, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Thugs Road Rage
Replies: 41
Views: 2500

RE: British Thugs Road Rage

I love people that miss there turn or exit and do something crazy. They cause a huge mess when they could simply turn around or go to the next exit. Some people just can't think more then a second a head of what is going on.

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by vapar8
Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Nuclear Power A Major Pillar For Obama?
Replies: 27
Views: 2953

RE: Is Nuclear Power A Major Pillar For Obama?

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by vapar8
Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Job?
Replies: 120
Views: 5157

RE: Your Job?

Flight Service

It's dull, but pays well. Was going to fly, but those jobs are few and far between and this pays 3 to 4 times as much

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by vapar8
Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car Tire Question
Replies: 42
Views: 3985

RE: Car Tire Question

$210 a tire for that size tire really doesn't sound to bad. Every time I have tried to save a little on tires I have regretted it. Suck it up get the Goodyear's. I drove a Suburban a while back that had Firestone's. They were not ever in the recall and I had multiple tread separations they were junk.

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by vapar8
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fired For Marriage To Porn Star
Replies: 31
Views: 5869

RE: Fired For Marriage To Porn Star

People in this country need to stop worrying about what everyone else is doing.

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by vapar8
Fri Jul 24, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Taking Heat For Cambridge PD Comment
Replies: 115
Views: 4709

RE: Obama Taking Heat For Cambridge PD Comment

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by vapar8
Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Taking Heat For Cambridge PD Comment
Replies: 115
Views: 4709

RE: Obama Taking Heat For Cambridge PD Comment

Did he really even have to show an <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym>? I don't think there is any law requiring you to have one if your not behind the wheel? I think the cop really pissed him off and just escalated the situation. So what if he called the cop names the cop had ...

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by vapar8
Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman Sues Abercrombie & Fitch For Discrimination
Replies: 23
Views: 5856

RE: Woman Sues Abercrombie & Fitch For Discrimination

Sounds true, use to work there.

If you didn't look good you were told we were NOT hiring or you worked in the stock room.

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by vapar8
Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Sandwich Deli/Shop?
Replies: 45
Views: 5531

RE: Favorite Sandwich Deli/Shop?

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by vapar8
Tue May 05, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility Hit By Tornado
Replies: 26
Views: 3354

RE: Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility Hit By Tornado

There was a tornado watch covering the area hours before the building was hit. They shouldn't have been there. One would think with that kind of structure and the weather that was forecasted they would have cancelled the practice or done something else inside.

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by vapar8
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New "Janet" Boeing 737-600's
Replies: 49
Views: 20996

RE: New "Janet" Boeing 737-600's

They all were T 43's they only had about 13000 cycles when they were converted to the Janet aircraft. The red was to make them look like old Western Aircraft. They were very high density seating in them with only one lav. At the time they made <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> l...

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by vapar8
Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Jannet Flights From Vegas
Replies: 18
Views: 7261

RE: Jannet Flights From Vegas

I wonder how many cycles they have? They had maybe 13,000 when they got them. So are they T-43's or 737's since they were built as T-43's? They had all the doors and windows put in them when they were converted from navigator trainers.

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by vapar8
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Did US Get Their Aircraft From?
Replies: 27
Views: 6272

RE: Where Did US Get Their Aircraft From?

The 747 were 18-19 years old. I think all have been broken up.

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by vapar8
Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Did US Get Their Aircraft From?
Replies: 27
Views: 6272

RE: Where Did US Get Their Aircraft From?

A lot of those A320s are from Braniff well the 2nd one. Do a photo search you will see Braniff A320s. They got them cheap. That is when they got there first A320s. The first 6 757 were from Republic or built for them, but when they became Northwest they did not want them because the were <acronym ti...

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by vapar8
Wed Aug 01, 2007 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Engines Paint Work Issue
Replies: 21
Views: 12071

RE: 787 Engines Paint Work Issue

I think if they are painted all one color it was ok, but when they are painted more then one color the ridge increased fuel burn by a little. CRAZY

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by vapar8
Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Air Reports Q2 Loss
Replies: 26
Views: 4125

RE: Hawaiian Air Reports Q2 Loss

Unless they are loaded up with cargo they need to fly the 767s on some longer routes and get some 757s. I just looked at there route map and looks they could use the 757 on all of there mainland flights. Just an idea.

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by vapar8
Wed May 16, 2007 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buffett Battles Bush As Corporate-Jet Owners Fight
Replies: 116
Views: 11966

RE: Buffett Battles Bush As Corporate-Jet Owners Fight

It will be great flying over Bravo airspace not on VFR flight following. The controllers will love that. Why request it if you dont have to use it and must pay.

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by vapar8
Tue May 15, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Buffett Battles Bush As Corporate-Jet Owners Fight
Replies: 116
Views: 11966

RE: Buffett Battles Bush As Corporate-Jet Owners Fight

So if I pay the Tax as a GA pilot this should mean everytime I want to fly through class Bravo airspace they will let me?

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by vapar8
Sat Apr 28, 2007 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will US Get The Boot From Star Alliance?
Replies: 92
Views: 14147

RE: When Will US Get The Boot From Star Alliance?

All the US airlines are as bad as eachother. RRRRRIGHT you had one bad flight so they are out of Star.

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by vapar8
Sat Apr 28, 2007 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Flight 232
Replies: 52
Views: 11313

RE: United Airlines Flight 232

The DC 10 was turning right because when the engine came apart it put a large hole in the right side of the number 2 engine. The air was then coming into the number 2 engine and out of the right side of it. To fly straight or attempt to fly straight they had to have the number 3 engine with a higher...

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by vapar8
Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 To PHX.
Replies: 16
Views: 6016

RE: NW DC-10 To PHX.

The DC 10 operated the <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> - <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> flight 3 times a day for years in the winter. The 747 40...

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by vapar8
Fri Nov 10, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd NW 747 Routes In 1991
Replies: 40
Views: 10362

RE: Odd NW 747 Routes In 1991

NW flew the 747 400 in the winter months to PHX for a while 3 flights a day.

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by vapar8
Fri Aug 25, 2006 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: White W/Orange Stripe 737-200s At Las Vegas
Replies: 18
Views: 9641

RE: White W/Orange Stripe 737-200s At Las Vegas

I know several of them are Air Force T43s that had all the windows and doors put in them and had the stipe painted on them. They have a very tight seat pitch and one lav.

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by vapar8
Wed Mar 22, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 747 To SAN....Baseball Charter
Replies: 44
Views: 6549

RE: JAL 747 To SAN....Baseball Charter

PHX was not a tech stop for the 747 400. They did pick up pax there and they still have the London to PHX flight.

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by vapar8
Sat Mar 11, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unidentifable 737-1/200's At LAS
Replies: 15
Views: 5019

RE: Unidentifable 737-1/200's At LAS

In fact those T 43's use to only have 6 windows and on each side and only 2 exit doors. They put all of the windows and doors in them before they started using them for this. The seat pitch is very small and they only have one lav.

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by vapar8
Tue Jan 17, 2006 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UND Aviation At Gilbert Community College?
Replies: 3
Views: 2538

RE: UND Aviation At Gilbert Community College?

I was at Chandler Gilbert <acronym title="Air Atlanta Icelandic (Iceland)">CC</acronym> and did some of the flight program there. The planes are a little older then the ones from Grand Forks. It was a great flight program. They have a transfer set up with UND grand forks everything you take at CG<ac...

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by vapar8
Sat Dec 24, 2005 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Internships
Replies: 41
Views: 5315

RE: Airline Internships

America West or now US airways is where I did mine. They have a lot of them and they aren't that hard to get. I did not go through the school or get credit for mine since I did not need the credit and I would have had to pay for the credits. I go to Embry Riddle and I just got an email from a friend...

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by vapar8
Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West, CMH And The 'City Of Columbus'
Replies: 10
Views: 5080

RE: America West, CMH And The 'City Of Columbus'

I think it has been painted back to the HP norm for a long time. I am almost sure I have seen N905AW not painted in the Ohio flag.

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by vapar8
Sat Dec 17, 2005 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Starts Hawaii Service Today
Replies: 47
Views: 9625

RE: US Airways Starts Hawaii Service Today

The bird of paradise is back

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by vapar8
Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Large Cargo Freighter For 787 Production
Replies: 26
Views: 5956

RE: 747 Large Cargo Freighter For 787 Production

To bad the A380 parts wont fit inside. Before they got there Belugas you use to be able to say. Every Airbuses first flight was on a boeing. They use to fly those old Super Guppys.

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by vapar8
Wed Dec 07, 2005 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba Pilots Asked To Take 19% Paycut
Replies: 39
Views: 3730

RE: Mesaba Pilots Asked To Take 19% Paycut

It sucks people go to school and owe 60000 + and they expect them to make 18,000. Most of the time they can not even get this job out of school they have to build up more hours to get that. Then everyone bitches when they make good money.

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by vapar8
Mon Sep 26, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777-200LR Fuel Burn 20% Lower Than A340-500?
Replies: 75
Views: 13690

RE: 777-200LR Fuel Burn 20% Lower Than A340-500?

All the Airbus capacities on pax are way over stated. No airline that operates them has nearly as many seats as Airbus states.

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by vapar8
Thu Aug 25, 2005 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here It Is.....new US Livery
Replies: 182
Views: 23155

RE: Here It Is.....new US Livery

It looks better in person.

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by vapar8
Thu Aug 25, 2005 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AC Buy DL's 21 Boeing 767-432ERs?
Replies: 68
Views: 11417

RE: Should AC Buy DL's 21 Boeing 767-432ERs?

Who comes up with these ideas

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by vapar8
Sat Aug 20, 2005 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deafening Silence On A380 Tests
Replies: 368
Views: 25686

RE: Deafening Silence On A380 Tests

I was looking around at the number of people some of the different Airbus and Boeings seat. I started to wonder if the Airbus websites numbers were over what they really should be. I know different airlines do different things with there aircraft. If you look at airlines web sites it seems the 777 3...

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by vapar8
Mon Aug 15, 2005 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unmarked 737 At LAS
Replies: 22
Views: 6931

RE: Unmarked 737 At LAS

I have been aboard a few of these air craft when I was younger. They do fly from <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> to area 51. They are all ex Air Force T 43s. That had all the windows and doors put in them. The interior is all coach with a ...

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