As a former SA resident (for three years) and proud wearer of a Springboks jersey when I exercise, my sympathies are for them, of course. I couldn't follow the latest news closely - coverage of rugby is close to zero in my country - but I suspect that the All Blacks will defend their title. Not the ...Jump to post
What about Nice / Cannes / Cote d'Azur? It's not too warm at that time of the year but can be very pleasant, and definitely not too crowded...Jump to post
The classic ringtone from an analogue telephone. It's the most discreet ringtone I can think of and I don't want to get on other people's nerves. Besides, all those public "fun things" like special ringtones or signatures are only funny once. After the second time they are mostly just anno...Jump to post
Trump aside, what is the issue with the US buying Greenland? Purely from a geopolitical point of view I see advantages for both the US, Denmark & the EU. Russia and China will probably increasingly be flexing their muscles in the region. There can be no "Trump aside" because the whole...Jump to post
The funniest part of it was that he actually said in his tweet that "Denmark is a very special country with incredible people"... Who does he think actually believes his superior sucking? As a Dane I wold be extremely annoyed by this kind of brown-nosing.Jump to post
tu204 wrote:It's been 85 years. After the decay wouldn't it be like looking for a needle in a haystack?
She deserves the dignity of returning to the sea as a reef and not going to Alang to be shredded.
Well, to be fair, most regional FA's tend to whine more about doing their job over their mainline counterparts even though they voluntarily signed up to be a FA.
If somebody needs to work while he is eating he's got some serious and bigger problems than having to decide if sitting in J vs. F is better or worse. I guess it depends on your line of work. I do it all the time, but then again, I drive a truck for a living. Buddy of mine is a flight dispatcher, h...Jump to post
How relevant is the work space issue for how many of us now work? For most of us our work now just consists of a tablet or laptop. In J you are fine with that, on Air Canada (airline I fly the most) you can have the meal off to the left/ right of you and laptop in front. I have never flown F so can...Jump to post
They can hold the brakes during a max performance take off it can warm the brakes up a bit . ... That would defy all the laws of thermodynamics. In this house we obey the laws of thermodynamics!! Answer of the day! On topic: How do pilots decide to leave the gears down for a longer time? I assume t...Jump to post
You can have both worlds - just look at Chris Hadfield:
I was on a photo tour with a good friend of mine when we went into the creative district of my hometown. I took a lot of graffiti pics, and only when I went home and checked them I realised that I had done a perfect triptych for my apartment. So I had these three pictures prinnted on canvas - unfort...Jump to post
Boohoo, the power went out and affected the lives of the precious New Yorkers, therefore, it should be on national news. Grow a pair, the power goes out here in STL all the time because of our storms You must be very proud of your local power failures, it seems. I can't even remember the last time ...Jump to post
Since the passenger is South Korean, good luck collecting one cent once he returns to his homeland. Travel insurance? Airlines increasingly try to recover for medical diversions from travel insurers, and pursue individuals with deep pockets where conditions are not disclosed. There's a big differen...Jump to post
... Have those advocating gas used an induction hob? We had one in the house where I grew up, and I loved it. However, since then I always had electric stoves (the glass ceramics type) which were not too bad but not as fast as gas. Actually, I'm just now buying a new kitchen and I'll switch to indu...Jump to post
Why do you say that I'm going out on a limb here: Because it is his opinion. ... There was no need for the A380 either, but you and many others waxed orgasmic over its development and production even though billions were spent to develop the albatross. I confidently bet my last dollar that when the...Jump to post
This is Smintair part 2. Also these kind of wasteful projects need to be shutdown anyway because of climate change. There is absolutely no need for humans to go supersonic in this day and age. Why do you say that I'm going out on a limb here: Because it is his opinion. I, too, see absolutely no nee...Jump to post
Can we just get over the fact that LH has a new "boring" livery? Everytime an LH plane gets mentioned people here complain about it as if they have lost all their money just because.
It's really getting boring (sic!).
Could you be confusing it with this incident? http://www.airplanemart.com/video/00001_Pan_Am_Boeing_707-321B_Emergency_Landing_Travis_AFB_1965.php Hi all, I was about 5 years old on a plane taking off from either New York or New Jersey and bound for the Soviet Union in 1988 (I believe it was around...Jump to post
F9Animal wrote:I always found the Alaska milk run to be a crazy route. I am pretty sure they still do it?
And if you ask the Southern evangelist, they'll tell you that animals were placed on Earth by the Creator for humans to hunt for whatever purposes they want. And if not, then they need population control...and if they go extinct, tough luck. Survival of the fittest! Animal trophies are what makes A...Jump to post
Well, you have to admit that the metric system is annoying. Especially when people attempt to claim it is superior to the imperial system. (Actually is the people not the measurement system). Tugg Well, you have to admit that the imperial system is annoying. Especially when people attempt to claim ...Jump to post
Nobody knows what the future brings, but both systems will not just suddenly disappear from earth. This should not be a deciding factor. Get what you are comfortable with and which camera offers the features you need, regardless of sensor size (even mFT is big enough for most cases) and system (DSLM...Jump to post
... The modern way is to abolish as many public holidays as possible because they get in the way of productivity. I would add weekends, too. That way you get your slaves work 365 days a year... Honestly, productivity mainly increases through work satisfaction. If you give people a good work environ...Jump to post
Keep in mind the explosion happened while the aircraft was climbing. Indeed, the last words on the CVR was the Flight Engineer saying that the climb power was set. All the other crashes you listed happened during cruise. Layman here: If a bigger front part of the fuselage breaks off neatly, wouldn'...Jump to post
* majority of people are right handed. People passed on left so sword hand was towards an unknown on-comer. This is why driving on the left is correct :-) And the shield was worn with the left hand, and you wanted to have it between your body and an unknown on-comer. This is why driving on the righ...Jump to post
Well, the Democrats tried to frame Trump and failed so now they are not skipping a beat and continuing there agenda of lies and hate to find ANYTHING they can to discredit him. Didn't the two years of lies from the Democrat owned media and the Democrats themselves tell anyone how despicable the Lef...Jump to post
is an example of a severe fire which destroyed almost the whole terminal complex. It happened at DUS in 1996.
It would be faster if I would tell the frenzies that I care about. But then again, I'm at a loss to name even one. It's my way of insurgency against the marketing evil: "If it's a hype, I'm out."
I don't think that I have missed a lot.
A) Your favorite airport may offer an apron tour for the interested public. Fraport, e.g., does it - they even offer a dedicated airport firestation tour. I was on one some 15 years ago,however, so I have no idea if it is good for taking pictures anymore. B) You may simply call the PR department and...Jump to post
WIederling wrote:BartSimpson wrote:The day of the Jackal.
Not only one of my favorite novels, but the movie was almost completely spot on, too.
the original french one or the Hollywood deform?
wjcandee wrote:... His chief pilot has said that he is actually very-knowledgeable about the aircraft, and illustrated it with examples and anecdotes...
It's not a good time for an airplane manufacturer to have a party when one of your products has just fallen out of the sky. I remember a similar coincidence 20 years ago when one of our high speed train crashed with 100 fatalities. A day or so later French national railways SNCF cancelled some big c...Jump to post
He loves his wife so much that he doesn't want to bother her with his wish to have sex and instead employs a paid hooker for that. In that regard, Stormy did Melania a huge favour.Jump to post
nomorerjs wrote:I would guess the following will be required / demanded:
Wow. Just wow. I browsed through some pages, but honestly, it got boring after some time, fantasy story after fantasy story, but when it comes to the beef, nothing is left. Some stuff is really sickening, esp. when I came to the Madeline McCann part. How can he make life even more miserable for the ...Jump to post
Oh, that's too funny! Today is national holiday anyway - nobody is working (probably except for the DVD: They are creating havoc to disturb the carnival parades by means of a storm front and kill as many enemies as possible) so I have time to read some good stuff.Jump to post
EA401 was a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar, Chris. I've commented on that crash in my book. There is no credible explanation for the flight engineer's actions other than that he was suborned. He was in a position to check that the nose-gear was down and locked. The DVD had picked up on a design flaw in th...Jump to post