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by KCLE
Thu Nov 20, 2003 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is The Handicapped Stall So Popular?
Replies: 17
Views: 3213

RE: Why Is The Handicapped Stall So Popular?

Back from a long absense, I had to respond to this particular thread. I like the handicapped stalls because of the openness of them, as well as the sometimes larger toilet. I'm 6'4" and when I sit on normal toilets my legs come up towards my chest. On handicapped toilets my legs are in a normal comf...

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by KCLE
Mon Oct 06, 2003 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Weather Channel...a New Look?
Replies: 16
Views: 2507

RE: Weather Channel...a New Look?

Look for a previous topic called "The Fertile Women of the Weather Channel." Back then the joke was Dr. John Hope, but since he passed away, someone else must have been provoking these women into having so many kids. Soon they'll have to open TWC Day Care in the lobby of the <acronym title="Islena A...

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by KCLE
Sat Aug 23, 2003 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Airliner You've Flown On Is.............
Replies: 146
Views: 13253

RE: Largest Airliner You've Flown On Is.............

Airliner wise, MD-11

Military wise, C-141

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by KCLE
Fri Aug 01, 2003 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757-200 In CLE?
Replies: 29
Views: 4878

RE: Delta 757-200 In CLE?

A United 757 is a rare visitor anymore too. The flights UA had with the DC-10 turned into 767 flights, then 757, now they are 737-500.

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by KCLE
Tue Jul 29, 2003 6:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any FS Cleveland Sceneries?
Replies: 3
Views: 2736

RE: Any FS Cleveland Sceneries?

I remember the first scenery I downloaded was Shez's <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> for FS98. That scenery was a major breakthrough for 98, as everything in 98 was just colorful blocks until Shez's <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolita...

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by KCLE
Sun Jul 27, 2003 4:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any FS Cleveland Sceneries?
Replies: 3
Views: 2736

RE: Any FS Cleveland Sceneries?

Dan, look on Avsim today.

Brand new 13 meg ultra-super detailed gMax scenery of CLE!

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by KCLE
Sun Jul 27, 2003 3:40 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Post Your Flight Simulator 2004 Screenshots Here!
Replies: 41
Views: 13770

RE: Post Your Flight Simulator 2004 Screenshots Here!

I need to see KCLE. If <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> still looks the same from 98, 2000, and 2002, I will not buy this game. If <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE / KCLE), USA - Ohio">CLE</acronym> is still as horribly u...

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by KCLE
Sat Jul 19, 2003 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Catholic Charities, Biggest Scam In World?
Replies: 55
Views: 12106

RE: Catholic Charities, Biggest Scam In World?

This is not meant to be an anti-Catholic, anti-religion post. This is a post about my disgust of the Catholic Charities. It just so happens they are tied to the Catholic Church. It would not be any different if I was a person of the Jewish faith, and there happened to be a Jewish charity sucking mon...

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by KCLE
Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Catholic Charities, Biggest Scam In World?
Replies: 55
Views: 12106

Catholic Charities, Biggest Scam In World?

How many of you have received a call from Catholic Charities asking for you to donate money? How many of you have donated? I for one would love to see the Catholic Charities shut down, and everyone running it put in jail for life. It's the biggest scam in the world. They "claim" that they use the mo...

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by KCLE
Sat Jul 19, 2003 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeach Bush?
Replies: 36
Views: 1727

RE: Impeach Bush?

Towards the top of this post some said that the Democrats would do anything to win back power of the USA, even if it meant destroying the country. That is so very true. The wonderful little Keebler Elf, uh, I mean Dennis Kucinich, is running for president. If by some chance he wins, as soon as he fi...

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by KCLE
Sun Jul 13, 2003 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Is Your Hometown?
Replies: 43
Views: 2685

RE: How Old Is Your Hometown?

Cleveland was founded in 1796. My hometown of Maple Heights, was founded in 1928.

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by KCLE
Sun Jun 29, 2003 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Music Sharing, Coming To An End?
Replies: 50
Views: 2758

RE: Music Sharing, Coming To An End?

I use Kazaa Lite. i use it because my taste in music is nowhere near mainstream. I like music from Drum and Bugle Corps, I like marches, and other music you don't find anymore today. Don't take this the wrong way, but some of the best composed old marches are from Nazi Germany. I don't have a wild o...

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by KCLE
Thu Jun 26, 2003 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty
Replies: 118
Views: 3877

RE: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty

16 and still very much a virgin, hell, not even a single date, no girlfriend, I'm pathetic too!

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by KCLE
Sat Jun 14, 2003 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No More Locks On Check In Luggage Thanks Bin Laden
Replies: 46
Views: 6960

No More Locks On Check In Luggage Thanks Bin Laden

Before I leave for a weeklong vacation, I would like to vent. Since when have locks been illegal to put on luggage? I'm all for searching for bombs but Christ Jesus you have to leave your luggage wide open for greedy bag searchers to go through, take what they please, mess up your belongings, and th...

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by KCLE
Fri May 16, 2003 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Would Southwest Do At CAK?
Replies: 13
Views: 4313

RE: How Would Southwest Do At CAK?

YNG may work. They have a runway capable of 737s because of the AFR base there. The only problem is there is no real passenger terminal. There is one gate, and it can be used to load both from a door leading to the door, and by a jetway, which is turned and twisted against the corner of the building...

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by KCLE
Tue May 13, 2003 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Program Which Cuts Song Into Pieces
Replies: 8
Views: 1614

RE: Program Which Cuts Song Into Pieces

There is an option. You need to find and download an MIDI file of the song you are looking for. Almost all songs have been put into MIDI format. Then look for a program called Anvil Studio. It's a free program that lets you create MIDI files with an on screen keyboard and note length adjuster. You c...

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by KCLE
Wed Apr 02, 2003 11:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft And Ball Lightning
Replies: 5
Views: 4977

RE: Aircraft And Ball Lightning

The Dick Goddard Almanac for Cleveland talks about ball lightning. I's very rare, and can do things described like in the UFO book. the book has a story told from a local Cleveland woman who experienced this phenomenon first hand. It came into her house during a bad storm. It entered through the fro...

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by KCLE
Thu Mar 13, 2003 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last 4 Days At CLE -- A Journal
Replies: 37
Views: 4010

RE: Last 4 Days At CLE -- A Journal

The observation was closed thanks to our Taliban friends marking 9/11 as a day that will live forever. It hasn't opened since. Rumor has it that the inside spotting area, which has an <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> view, but not as good as outside, is open, but you have to have a t...

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by KCLE
Wed Mar 12, 2003 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time Traveling Concorde?
Replies: 16
Views: 9492

RE: Time Traveling Concorde?

Actually, anything that moves goes through time. Remember that experiment with the big clock in the 747 and they went around the world? Well, when they returned, they found the big clock and everyone on board's watches were all in sync, but it was several seconds ahead of when outside. Someone said ...

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by KCLE
Wed Mar 12, 2003 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes Freeze Over, Good Gawd Y'all!
Replies: 16
Views: 1432

RE: Great Lakes Freeze Over, Good Gawd Y'all!

Actually, Hell did freeze over. It was so cold in Hell that the Hell River froze for the first time in a long time. Hell is a very small place, but large enough to have a weather station there. Yes, the National Weather Service gets weather reports from Hell. If you didn't know, Hell is in Michigan.

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by KCLE
Mon Mar 10, 2003 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Unusual Use For An Aircraft?
Replies: 12
Views: 3765

RE: Most Unusual Use For An Aircraft?

Ah yes, local radio station 100.7 WMMS's promotion, "Screw Over Your Ex."

To keep the pilot somewhat focused on flying, they put up a curtain for the couple's privacy.

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by KCLE
Mon Mar 10, 2003 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Simpsons Character Should Have Been Killed
Replies: 40
Views: 3342

RE: What Simpsons Character Should Have Been Killed

Lunch Lady Doris is technically dead too. Doris Grau, the voice od the lunch lady, died several years ago.

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by KCLE
Sun Mar 09, 2003 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Very Cool Website, How Does It Work?
Replies: 12
Views: 2796

RE: Very Cool Website, How Does It Work?

Whenever you add a two digit number's digits together and then subtract that value from the original number, you will always end up with a power of 9 (9, 18, 27, etc.)

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by KCLE
Sun Mar 02, 2003 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 In Kcle Right Now!
Replies: 23
Views: 3210

RE: 747 In Kcle Right Now!

Hkgspotter, it is a time to stop the presses. This would be the first 747 in CLE in 2 years. The last time the guy from Qatar came, he only brought his A340, and that was also 2 years ago.

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by KCLE
Sun Feb 23, 2003 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Simpsons TV Program
Replies: 18
Views: 2360

RE: The Simpsons TV Program

In theory, Homer and Marge should be 56, Bart should be 23, Lisa should be 21, and Maggie should be 13.

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by KCLE
Tue Feb 11, 2003 10:20 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flying Past 100,000 Ft On Msfs
Replies: 9
Views: 4182

RE: Flying Past 100,000 Ft On Msfs

FS98 was the only FS in which you can go past 100k. FS02 actually stops you at 100K, and you can't climb anymore, same with 2000. FS98 let you get up to about 110k, but of course everything would be streaky, as you passed the limits of the scenery.

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by KCLE
Sun Feb 09, 2003 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pepsi Is Wack!
Replies: 15
Views: 2102

RE: Pepsi Is Wack!

Let me just say this... Music is a reflection of society, but, society is a reflection of music. I think of it as a circle. One rapper says to go around town in a Cadillac and a fur coat picking up easy women while flashing the cash. Many people will find this funny and joke around about it, but you...

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by KCLE
Wed Feb 05, 2003 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Space Shuttle Buran
Replies: 26
Views: 4700

Russian Space Shuttle Buran

I remember seeing a picture of the An-225 carrying the mothballed Russian Space Shuttle Buran, and looking at the shuttle, it looks very similiar. If NASA has to ground the fleet of shuttles for a while because of some more major problems then the loose insulation and anything that may be wrong with...

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by KCLE
Sat Feb 01, 2003 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Here Learn A Musical Instrument?
Replies: 14
Views: 1826

RE: Anyone Here Learn A Musical Instrument?

I learned tuba a year ago.

I learned trumpet 6 moths ago.

I learned trombone 2 months ago.

My main instrument is tuba.

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by KCLE
Thu Jan 30, 2003 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please Help Ident This Plane.
Replies: 2
Views: 3586

RE: Please Help Ident This Plane.

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/227125/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/227125/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/2/1/227125.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by KCLE
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Goo Be Crushed?
Replies: 10
Views: 1549

RE: Can Goo Be Crushed?

Goo is an amorphous solid, meaning it is not a full solid, like a can or the like, and not a liquid, like water.

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by KCLE
Thu Jan 16, 2003 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats The Deal With Hollywood Phone Numbers?
Replies: 7
Views: 3039

RE: Whats The Deal With Hollywood Phone Numbers?

All American TV and movie phone numbers (or at least almost all of them) use the "555-" prefix because there aren't any real-life numbers that use it. Take a look, there are lots of 555 numbers. Example: 555-1212 is Motorola's (I think Motorola) Customer Service Line, and Geico Car Insurance has 1-8...

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by KCLE
Sat Jan 11, 2003 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: L-1011 On Boeing Website?
Replies: 15
Views: 3479

RE: L-1011 On Boeing Website?

Clearly a DL MD-11.

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by KCLE
Thu Jan 09, 2003 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Running Old DOS Games In A New PC?
Replies: 7
Views: 1774

RE: Running Old DOS Games In A New PC?

Start > Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.

OR

Start > Run > then type in "cmd" (minus quotation marks)

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by KCLE
Mon Jan 06, 2003 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines Future Dome Of Epcot Center
Replies: 9
Views: 3077

Eastern Airlines Future Dome Of Epcot Center

Has anyone seen today's episode of The Simpsons? It's one of the funniest ones in while. They go to Epcot Center for a teacher's award, and they decide to go into the Future Dome, which is the real life equivalent of the ride in the ball at Epcot about communication that is presented by AT&T. Well, ...

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by KCLE
Sun Jan 05, 2003 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confession Time
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

RE: Confession Time

One time while night spotting at CLE, these "know-it-all" spotters came by and said "Look at the 747 getting ready to take off for Europe!" I said to them, "That's not a NW 747. That's an NW BAe-146 heading to Detroit." (It was actually a BAe-146 going to DTW) Then they said, "Look over there (by th...

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by KCLE
Sat Jan 04, 2003 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Marching Bands And TV
Replies: 1
Views: 1492

College Marching Bands And TV

I have become throughly disgusted with televised college football games. During halftime all they do is talk about old football players and show pictures of them playing. Frankly, I don't care about the old football players, and I don't want to hear some old commentators talk about past games. I wan...

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by KCLE
Fri Jan 03, 2003 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryan DC-10 At CLE
Replies: 5
Views: 2198

RE: Ryan DC-10 At CLE

I miss every single widebody that comes to CLE, except the FedEx and UPS A310s. And beacuse of that, and my limited travels, I haven't seen any Russian planes, which come to CLE every now and then, 747's, they come when the Middle Eastern princes and kings and the President come to CLE for various t...

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by KCLE
Thu Jan 02, 2003 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Oxymoron?
Replies: 32
Views: 1652

RE: Your Favorite Oxymoron?

At my school we have service hours, where, out of the goodness of our hearts, we need to go and do service for others, whether at a homeless shelter or help old people, etc. These are completely voluntary, and you can choose which things you want to do. If you don't complete 60 of these service hour...

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by KCLE
Thu Jan 02, 2003 12:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thrust Reverser Styles On Certain Engines...why?
Replies: 12
Views: 24437

RE: Thrust Reverser Styles On Certain Engines...why?

Or you do like on the 707, reverse both the bypass and the core air.

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by KCLE
Wed Jan 01, 2003 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Public Transrapid Track Opened
Replies: 10
Views: 1227

RE: First Public Transrapid Track Opened

I figured out the same number so it must be 4 minutes then.

I belive it's the same principle employed on roller coasters to make them faster, a new breed of magnets, very powerful and that have an electric current in them, makes for an almost instant acceleration

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by KCLE
Wed Jan 01, 2003 3:37 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Use Of Radioscanners In The US?
Replies: 12
Views: 10721

RE: Use Of Radioscanners In The US?

806-956 MHz. I have two of the last models to be equiped with the mobile phone band, although if you look enough there are some new scanners that cover the 900MHz range, which is the 806-956, I believe. Also, if someone tells me I must detroy these scanners because they can listen in on the guy yell...

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by KCLE
Mon Dec 30, 2002 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-9(?) At Kcle
Replies: 7
Views: 1634

RE: DC-9(?) At Kcle

Airborne Express sends a DC9-10 here daily. As to where it's from, I suppose it flies here from Airborne Airpark I believe.

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by KCLE
Sun Dec 29, 2002 3:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Are These JT3D Cowling Openings For?
Replies: 8
Views: 5837

RE: What Are These JT3D Cowling Openings For?

When I went to the Air Force Museum I had the oppurtunity to gawk into the JT-3's of the retired Air Force One 707. Being curious, I went ahead and pushed on one of the sucker doors to find they are only spring loaded and most likey the suction of the air entering the engine is the only thing that m...

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by KCLE
Thu Dec 26, 2002 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Anyone Know How Many Acres A Football Field C
Replies: 13
Views: 15367

RE: Does Anyone Know How Many Acres A Football Field C

MD-90,

Ah yes, the good old 22.5" step, and if you are on the wrong foot or don't hit the yard line at the precise moment you have to, may God have pity on your soul!  Nuts

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by KCLE
Thu Dec 26, 2002 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking For Small Town Americana
Replies: 32
Views: 1528

RE: Looking For Small Town Americana

Greenwich, Ohio. It's an old, small town, with the real Small Town America feel. It was built around a busy road, which is now Route 224. It was also built around railroad tracks, then again, most midwestern cities were.It's about 75 miles southwest of Cleveland. I've been there 2 or 3 times to watc...

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by KCLE
Wed Dec 25, 2002 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Annoying Christmas Carol
Replies: 17
Views: 1965

RE: Most Annoying Christmas Carol

At least you don't live in Cleveland. Last year, from the day after Thanksgiving until the day after Christmas Day, they played nothing but Christmas music (everything from traditional songs to the more modern Christmas rock songs). People obviously didn't approve of it, so this year they decided to...

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by KCLE
Wed Dec 25, 2002 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Symbols - Backwards?
Replies: 1
Views: 6855

RE: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Symbols - Backwards?

I'm going to guess that it's because the tropical storm symbol represents a weaker storm that is not fully organized. The hurricane symbol represents a storm that is well organized and very powerful. Now what really bugs me is once a storm goes to tropical depression, it gets an L instead of a symbo...

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by KCLE
Fri Dec 13, 2002 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLE's New Runway Gets Ready To Open
Replies: 23
Views: 3352

RE: CLE's New Runway Gets Ready To Open

The runway did open today. There was a big news conference and a total of 1 plane used the new runway. That one plane was a CO 737 (surprisingly not an ERJ!). They had Mayor Campbell give the order to the tower to clear that 737 for departure on new 6L/24R. Lots of clapping and waving and etc. and t...

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by KCLE
Wed Dec 11, 2002 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have You Seen St. Elmo's Fire? (Not The Movie)
Replies: 16
Views: 3651

RE: Have You Seen St. Elmo's Fire? (Not The Movie)

Isn't St. Elmo's fire like the electricity in those weird balls you can buy that has that purple electricity in it and if you put your hand against the ball the electricity is sttracted towards your hand?

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