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by coboeing777
Sat May 31, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Quick Trip To SXM, Any Suggestions?
Replies: 2
Views: 4970

Quick Trip To SXM, Any Suggestions?

I'm looking to do a quick solo 2 day non-rev trip down to <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym> because Ive always wanted to experience Maho Beach firsthand. Ive heard of people mention in other posts to stay at the Sonesta Hot...

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by coboeing777
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Download Of CNN's 9/11 Coverage?
Replies: 10
Views: 4231

RE: Download Of CNN's 9/11 Coverage?

Thanks for the help in finding that video. It was quite interesting, and chilling as well, watching the coverage as it happened live on that fateful day.

I cant seem to download it though. Not sure what exactly I need to do...

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by coboeing777
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Download Of CNN's 9/11 Coverage?
Replies: 10
Views: 4231

Download Of CNN's 9/11 Coverage?

Today CNN has been showing their coverage of 9/11 in real time as it happened 5 yrs ago today on their pipeline. Does anyone know if there is a download of that coverage available somewhere, at least the first few hours worth. I was unable to view it this morning as I was in class all morning. I was...

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by coboeing777
Mon May 15, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Response Time (I Just Saw A Robbery)!
Replies: 34
Views: 4712

RE: Police Response Time (I Just Saw A Robbery)!

Getting back to the response time of police, you also have to take into consideration that sometimes it is just incredibly busy, especially in larger cities. I work in a somewhat large <acronym title="Vanguard Airlines (USA)">NJ</acronym> city right across from NYC and let me tell u, some days are j...

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by coboeing777
Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is Affected By Friday The 13th?
Replies: 56
Views: 3136

RE: Who Is Affected By Friday The 13th?

I'm not really a supersitious person or believe in freaky stuff but tonight made a believer out of me. I was at work(am a police officer) and had just over an hour to go before I got off work at midnight. So here my partner and I, patrolling around the downtown waterfront and are stopped near this c...

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by coboeing777
Thu Dec 08, 2005 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Passed My Police Tests
Replies: 17
Views: 1669

RE: I Passed My Police Tests

congrats man...if you make it, welcome to the best job in the world! Don't let anyone tell you otherwise!

Joe

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by coboeing777
Wed Dec 07, 2005 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's From NJ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1896

RE: Who's From NJ?

Been here in NJ all 28 yrs of my life, most of it in Jersey City.

Joe

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by coboeing777
Thu Sep 22, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 In Emergeny LGB
Replies: 405
Views: 45383

RE: Jetblue A320 In Emergeny LGB

OK, now time for all the media whore pax to get there 15 mins of fame. They are all calling up the news networks now.

I wonder how long it will be before we hear "Howard Stern's balls!!" on one of the news networks haha

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by coboeing777
Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Cop Was Messing With Me!
Replies: 50
Views: 2636

RE: This Cop Was Messing With Me!

I am a police officer on the east coast..actually right next NYC but not NY state, and judging by what you did/gestured toward the officers I can understand their reaction. I've had people blocking traffic/double parked in my city and I roll up behind them and hit the airhorn to tell them to move. B...

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by coboeing777
Wed Apr 13, 2005 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who In Here Are In Law Enforcement?
Replies: 17
Views: 2529

RE: Who In Here Are In Law Enforcement?

I'm currently a police officer in a large <acronym title="Vanguard Airlines (USA)">NJ</acronym> city right outside Manhattan and have been 'on the job' for a year and a half. Maybe it's only because I am still new, but I love this job. It sure beats working indoors in some office looking at the same...

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by coboeing777
Tue Apr 12, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-16s In The Area
Replies: 3
Views: 3130

RE: F-16s In The Area

Probably has to do with the Red Sox home opener

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 28, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Job?
Replies: 80
Views: 4897

RE: What Is Your Job?

Police Officer in NJ and Aircraft Maintenance Technician for CO

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by coboeing777
Sat Nov 06, 2004 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Called The Police... "No. Nothing For Us".
Replies: 11
Views: 3060

RE: I Called The Police... "No. Nothing For Us".

"Learn this phrase. "I think he might have a gun" Yeah, and then when I get into an accident or mow one of your family members down as they cross the street when I respond to a call with lights and sirens on because u FALSELY reported a gun involved, you'll just try and sue the city or police depart...

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by coboeing777
Sat Aug 07, 2004 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: CO Going To 6 F/C On 735
Replies: 37
Views: 6013

RE: Confirmed: CO Going To 6 F/C On 735

The current configuration of the 735s are 10/94, so taking out the 4 FC seats opens up room for 2 extra rows of coach, which equates to 12 new seats for a total of 106 in Coach. Where would the 2 extra coach seats go?

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by coboeing777
Fri Feb 20, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Been Taken Down At Gunpoint?
Replies: 18
Views: 2164

RE: Ever Been Taken Down At Gunpoint?

Hey, how about stories about the stupid things people do to get those guns drawn on them...? I can tell a few of those...

Joe

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by coboeing777
Tue Sep 16, 2003 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Tackled On UA 54 Flight, HNL-LAX
Replies: 40
Views: 8749

RE: Man Tackled On UA 54 Flight, HNL-LAX

I couldn't help but notice Brick's mention that two "big and burley" men stood by to guard the exit doors everytime the disturbed gentleman got up. Sure would have been a shame to see this wackjob escape by opening one of the exit doors inflight. Way to go "burly" guys!

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by coboeing777
Tue Sep 09, 2003 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway Configuration At EWR
Replies: 5
Views: 3701

RE: Runway Configuration At EWR

You're going to see quite a few planes landing on 11/29 for the next few weeks. RWY 22R/4L was closed last week for repaving. It's scheduled to reopen on September 28th, maybe earlier if they get it done faster. In the mean time they'll be lots of flights using 11/29 to make up for the closed runway...

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by coboeing777
Wed May 28, 2003 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Slogan For Airlines
Replies: 18
Views: 2302

RE: Slogan For Airlines

Continental ..... WORK HARD.FLY STANDBY.

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by coboeing777
Thu May 08, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Talk About A Second Birthday
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

RE: Talk About A Second Birthday

"Where does a 20 year old firefighter get a new 5 series from?"

From the BMW dealer, of course, silly

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by coboeing777
Fri Apr 25, 2003 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Hand Signs To Ground Staff
Replies: 10
Views: 11491

RE: Pilot Hand Signs To Ground Staff

The pilot in that photo is not showing the ground worker the brakes on signal. He's just holding onto the handle that is right above the windscreen on 737s. Just look at the FO's side, you can see it at the same position on that side.

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by coboeing777
Fri Mar 21, 2003 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Be Prepared: From The US Department Of Laughs
Replies: 7
Views: 2940

RE: Be Prepared: From The US Department Of Laughs

That was funny as hell.....kinda reminds me of this airplane related one....

http://hometown.aol.com/intrepidse/myhomepage/index.html

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by coboeing777
Thu Mar 06, 2003 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Got To Experience An Air Return Today
Replies: 14
Views: 3185

RE: Got To Experience An Air Return Today

sorry, it was a Continental MD-80

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by coboeing777
Thu Mar 06, 2003 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Got To Experience An Air Return Today
Replies: 14
Views: 3185

Got To Experience An Air Return Today

Well, today was certainly an interesting day for me. I had a nice day trip from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> to <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym> planned today so that I could go enjoy a NY...

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by coboeing777
Fri Feb 21, 2003 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)
Replies: 64
Views: 2193

RE: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)

Sushka,

Shouldn't that be "COMPANY AIRCRAFT CLEANING PROCEDURES" by Air France?

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by coboeing777
Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)
Replies: 64
Views: 2193

RE: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)

<<< Anger Management by Sir Alex Ferguson >>>


I believe Bobby Knight released a book of the same title

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by coboeing777
Thu Feb 20, 2003 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Polish A.net Members!
Replies: 23
Views: 1305

RE: Polish A.net Members!

I'm 100% polish, born here and never been there but my parents and such are from there so Im polish nonetheless, and my name ending SKI is a pretty dead giveaway of my descent. I can understand polish pretty well but can't speak it much and forget about reading it...those polish phonetics make as mu...

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by coboeing777
Thu Feb 20, 2003 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)
Replies: 64
Views: 2193

RE: The 21 Thinnest Books (2ND EDITION)

<<< CLEVELAND'S PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS, 1965-2003. >>>
How about..

CHRONOLOGY OF THE BOSTON RED SOX WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 18, 2003 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just When You Think Gas (petrol) Is Expensive...
Replies: 8
Views: 2337

RE: Just When You Think Gas (petrol) Is Expensive...

you know what though, not too many people are using 10-20 gallons a week of those other items as most people do with gas...it may sound expensive, but its not. It's all relative.

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 18, 2003 7:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Computer Downloading Files W/O My Permission?
Replies: 6
Views: 6535

RE: My Computer Downloading Files W/O My Permission?

I just downloaded Ad-Aware last week after I too kept finding weird programs installed on my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym>. Mine were mostly from gator. I did a search of my hard drive and it came up with tons of gator files, as well as some from...

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 18, 2003 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This The New Flight Sim Game?
Replies: 3
Views: 2869

RE: Is This The New Flight Sim Game?

Man, NJTurnpike, you aint the only one. I worked as a helicopter mechanic a few months back and since we had internet access someone stumbled upon that game. We were hooked for quite a while. I had the high score of the shop with a distance of 3314. We had major competition trying to get the highest...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 17, 2003 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Download A VirusScan?
Replies: 6
Views: 1015

RE: Download A VirusScan?

hey CB...check out coair.com...you can download a copy of Norton Anti Virus software. Not sure if it is the full version though. Worth checking out though.


Joe

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 17, 2003 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Remove Spywares From Your Computer?
Replies: 7
Views: 2568

RE: How Do You Remove Spywares From Your Computer?

I just downloaded that Ad-Aware6.0 a few days ago. When I scanned my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> it found almost 300 files. They were from the notorious spyware programs...Gain, Gator, and Xupiter. The problem I'm noticing is that I've scanned ...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 17, 2003 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flags On Aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 5220

RE: Flags On Aircraft

The flag is backward on the right side because itis meant to look like the flag is waving into the wind....just picture a real flag waving in the breeze..one side is going to be "backwards".

Joe

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by coboeing777
Thu Feb 13, 2003 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Job Posting
Replies: 2
Views: 2209

RE: Continental Job Posting

Unfortunately I cannot comment on the exact job posting you just listed as I don't know much about the marketing business. However, I will comment a bit about Continental in general. I can confirm that the hiring freeze has been lifted because I just got hired a few weeks ago for an aircraft mainten...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 10, 2003 7:27 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: How About A 'W**ker' Rating?
Replies: 12
Views: 1500

RE: How About A 'W**ker' Rating?

Hey, that's not fair!!!

Signed, MattD

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 09, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airport Abbreviations
Replies: 68
Views: 8165

RE: Airport Abbreviations

man, that is a great idea. I used to be a baggage handler and I'd say I know a vast majority of airport codes(esp. in the <acronym title="USA - Alabama, USA - Alabama">USA</acronym>) but there have been times even I've scratched my head trying to figure out a code someone has used. Usually its turns...

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 09, 2003 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cost To Fly...
Replies: 8
Views: 2046

RE: Cost To Fly...

the 737-800 gets about 15 MPG regional and 19 MPG on cross country runs....hope that helps Big grin

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by coboeing777
Tue Feb 04, 2003 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay
Replies: 22
Views: 4170

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay

ok, that $1,000,000 is BS now...charity or not, those bids have got to be bogus...like B757300 said, people do have friends jack up the bids, can't prove it, but you just know it happens. I'm still scratching m head at the 13000 coin...I am gonna watch the bidder and sellers feedback..I wanna see wh...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Enterprise
Replies: 54
Views: 4323

RE: Space Shuttle Enterprise

Lt-AWACS...

1996?? Did you mean to say 1986 or did pieces really wash up 10 yrs later? I can't imagine that actually happening... but if so I never heard of it.

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 03, 2003 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay
Replies: 22
Views: 4170

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay

B757300, I know there is some very steep penalties to pay if you actually do get caught with some shuttle debris. There's got to be some morons out there that already do and let's hope they do get caught so the FBI can make an example out of them. What I meant about the bogus ebay auctions is I wond...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 03, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay
Replies: 22
Views: 4170

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay

We're Nuts, that exactly what I was thinking and why I posted it. The start of that particular auction was way before anything happened so it was just this seller's good fortune...that is of course IF the high bidder actually pays... Now all the people trying to capitalize on this tragedy are coming...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 03, 2003 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Saturday Night Live Skit/Bit
Replies: 35
Views: 12853

RE: Favorite Saturday Night Live Skit/Bit

Anyone remember the commercial for the car called ADOBE? It was the car that was made entirely of clay...They showed the car after a minor accident and is dented....and then they fast forward to 30 mins later and they show how you could repair the car yourself. I dunno if it was because I was like m...

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by coboeing777
Mon Feb 03, 2003 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay
Replies: 22
Views: 4170

Space Shuttle Columbia Circus On Ebay

Anyone else happen to do a search on the Shuttle Columbia on Ebay since the accident? I couldn't believe the things that popped up, and only a few hours after the disaster. Of course there were the morons who posted "Columbia debris" but fortunately Ebay removed those bogus auctions fairly quickly. ...

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

JB, as an airplane mechanic I am very well aware of what the slightest bit of damage can do to an aircraft. And the aircraft I am used to don't even break the sound barrier, yet alone go MACH 18 or more! I guess I should have added a bit more to my previous post. I was trying to point out the reaso...

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

NASA said that losing a tile or two is not such a big deal. They also said that piece that fell off the fuel tank/rocket booster and apparantly struck the left wing was made of foam. I'm no rocket scientist myself, but the engineers said that such a piece was not threat to the safetly of the shuttle...

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

<<did anyone see the footage from the launch earlier this month? they showed where the piece fell off the wing... nasa was aware of this but didnt consider it significant enough for a safety concern. and now they are saying they will investigate that to check if it was the cause. i dont get it... if...

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

<<<<>>>What types of substances are so dangerous that people are being advised to stay clear of them? Propellants for the engines. They're so volatile that they need only come in contact with one another to ignite, and don't need a spark to do so. Toxic too. The names (as mentioned on TV this mornin...

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

oh it gets better....just saw a listing on ebay for "Space Shuttle Columbia Debris!" Fortunately ebay has already removed the item as it now an invalid auction #.

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

you wanna see circus? do a search for "space shuttle columbia" on ebay and check out the outrageous bids on space shuttle columbia items....I just saw a Columbia belt buckle going for a few hundred dollars.

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by coboeing777
Sun Feb 02, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36363

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

"Nice to see that from a few blurry images on the TV a RETIRED engineer can speculate so wildly and so certainly"

That's right, the speculation from the professional 13 yr old aviation experts on this site here is so much more credible...

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