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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: China rolls out AG600 amphibious aircraft
Replies: 29
Views: 6585

Re: China rolls out AG600 amphibious aircraft

Biggest seaplane.

There is a Martin Mars at Oshkosh right now that would dispute that. And it is for sale if you have 3-4 mil.

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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stop naming mass murderers in the press?
Replies: 16
Views: 1043

Re: Stop naming mass murderers in the press?

Not a fan of the idea of not publishing names. These terrorists are not in if for personal glory so they aren't going to care. Frankly I think it is just a way to allow the current US government which has actively encouraged these attacks by being soft on Islamic Terror to pretend that Islamic Terro...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing takes $2bn in charges
Replies: 55
Views: 9097

Re: Boeing takes $2bn in charges

Credit Suisse calculates that Boeing is adding around USD 1 million to deferred production cost with each delivery, which is a significant drop from the USD 5 million they were adding last quarter. And that might really reflect the hit from the "Teens" being delivered each quarter, becaus...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing takes $2bn in charges
Replies: 55
Views: 9097

Re: Boeing takes $2bn in charges

a Boeing spokeswoman said the company is "in the process of adjusting the payment terms of suppliers" So, reading between the lines, I'm guessing that events went something like this: Rockwells payment terms are 30 days Boeing asked Rockwell to extend those terms to 90 or 120 days Rockwel...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gary Johnson
Replies: 27
Views: 1450

Re: Gary Johnson

Voting for Johnson is a waste of a vote. Look at Perot and the damage he caused this country when his third party run got the moron Bill Clinton in office. One of the most embarrassing administrations this country has ever had. And now if you vote for Johnson we repeat the mistake of putting a Clint...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A Noratlas back in service
Replies: 4
Views: 1386

Re: A Noratlas back in service

Cool but bringing back an old type for training isn't that unusual.

It is my understanding the US special forces occasionally charters C-47's for the same reason.

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by L-188
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump encouraging Russian espionage?
Replies: 94
Views: 2578

Re: Trump encouraging Russian espionage?

If the russians are willing to go and show the world what a snake Hillary is and how she is a lawbreaker out for her own ends, then more power to them.

It's a job that sadly the FBI proved unwilling to perform despite them law enforcement mandate.

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by L-188
Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump/Hitler Comparisons: Going Too Far?
Replies: 127
Views: 4252

Re: Trump/Hitler Comparisons: Going Too Far?

coolian2 wrote:
jpetekyxmd80 wrote:
Oh yes, cant get closer politics than Adolf Hilter and Hillary Clinton.

Is there some long standing ignorance competition you're not telling us about? You're winning.

Just look at his signature....


Comming from somebody who likes Hillary an insult like that doesn't mean a whole lot.

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by L-188
Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC moving towards all Boeing Fleet?
Replies: 45
Views: 10434

Re: AC moving towards all Boeing Fleet?

I think the 737 will be a step backwards for everyone. For one, the luggage is not containerized. It is a step backwards for maintenace as it is more mechanical and far less computerized. It is a design that is 20 years older by age, but even older in terms of technology and parts. It will be a ste...

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by L-188
Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best World War II Fighter
Replies: 76
Views: 13720

Re: Best World War II Fighter

Haven't ever heard a comparison between the Mustang and Corsair or Mustang v Hellcat. I know they are different but nevertheless who would win providing equally skilled pilots? Actually the Air National Guard and the Navy/Marine Reserves regularly flew mock dogfights between the two during the late...

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by L-188
Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump/Hitler Comparisons: Going Too Far?
Replies: 127
Views: 4252

Re: Trump/Hitler Comparisons: Going Too Far?

Hitler uses a very nationalistic, or, as many would say, a very xenophobic stance and tone for his speeches. He talks about making America Great Again; in taking back America. Hitler did the same thing in Germany, saying the Aryan needed to take back Germany from Jews. Oops! lol. I can see the comp...

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by L-188
Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hillary Picks Kaine for Veep
Replies: 77
Views: 2720

Re: Hillary Picks Kaine for Veep

DLFREEBIRD wrote:
what leaked emails?


The 20K that Wikki let loose today.

The democrats fixed their nomination process so Hillary would win.

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by L-188
Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany
Replies: 77
Views: 3477

Re: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany

Reports now that a shooter has been found dead; shot himself in the head. Apparently an unemployed German... Also, video of a / the shooter atop a parking garage. At one point, he can be heard saying 'Ich bin Deutscher' ('I'm German'). But how can this be? I mean, Germany has "common-sense gun...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING: Trump's full speech "leaked" ahead of tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 1160

Re: BREAKING: Trump's full speech "leaked" ahead of tonight

victrola wrote:
I have an idea for a Trump campaign song: "All You Need is Hate"


That would be the Hillary supporters.

From Occupy Now, to BLM it is the liberals that have so much hatred they riot.

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: IDEAL EAR DEFENDER FOR MAINTENANCE
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

Re: IDEAL EAR DEFENDER FOR MAINTENANCE

I'll stick with my David Clarke Hearing protectors. I have two pairs and they work on the airport, rifle range and pushing the lawnmower.

Plus the gel seals for the aviation headsets fits the hearing protectors too.

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans angry for not saying radical islamic terrorism
Replies: 54
Views: 1797

Re: Republicans angry for not saying radical islamic terrorism

Going back to the original topic, the US needs a president who will actually acknowledge the Islam problem in the world. Obama's failure to say "Islamic Terrorism" just shows that he is not acknowledging the violence that some followers of Islam are causing and illustrates his failure to t...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany
Replies: 77
Views: 3477

Re: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany

Lets see how the news plays out before we start jumping to conclusions folks.

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1153

Re: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?

Actually what has really turned me off to this is the "if you don't see it your are a sexist" advertising they are doing in social media right now.

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1153

Re: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?

Does everyone here understand that almost all "art" and stories are "remakes"? I mean Star Wars is considered essentially a Western. Tugg Actually Star Wars is a rip-off of an Akira Kurasawa film, "The Hidden Fortress" so it is Japanese. But then again so was Magnifice...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So help me pick my new AR-15 build
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

Re: So help me pick my new AR-15 build

I wish I could be more help, but the 2 I've built are 5.56. Haven't gone, not have I ever shot a big bore, so I can't comment on any challenges you may encounter. The first one I built was the long gun. I was curious to see if I could build an highly accurate rifle from component parts. I did and I...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So help me pick my new AR-15 build
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

Re: So help me pick my new AR-15 build

Most sites call this being a troll. *shrug* ....said the guy who is engaging in that same behavior by chiming in on this thread. :roll: The butthurt is strong with you. I didn't start a controversial thread seeking input over a week ago, to never return to it, now did I? No you started trolling aft...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So help me pick my new AR-15 build
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

Re: So help me pick my new AR-15 build

So any of you shooters out there have any opinions of what I should go for. Depends on what your wants and needs are from it. What do you see it being used for, primarily? Apparently I didn't get back to you in a timely manner for some folks here. But with the two current 100% lowers I have: 1 I wa...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unarmed black man shot while laying on ground, hands in the air
Replies: 60
Views: 1870

Re: Unarmed black man shot while laying on ground, hands in the air

This one is going to be different, not for the least of which because there is a survivor?

But if that video does contradict the current officer statements there there are some more issues at play.

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by L-188
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Report: Canada To Buy "interim" Super Hornets
Replies: 38
Views: 10346

Re: Report: Canada To Buy

This is going to turn very quickly into a more expensive repeat of the EH-101 fiasco. Canceled for billions in fees, and then having to buy the aircraft anyway but now without the industrial offsets.

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by L-188
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama ?
Replies: 106
Views: 2662

Re: Did Melania Trump plagiarize Michelle Obama ?

The more I think about the situation, the more I feel that the screw-up is just for the talking heads and political writers. . That is pretty much it. The left wingers who support Hillary are desperate to find any "controversy" to use against Trump and to deflect against the known crimes ...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Source alleges Trump offered Kasich job of President
Replies: 17
Views: 799

Re: Source alleges Trump offered Kasich job of President

The first problem with this thread is that the original source story is from "The Slate" hardly a unbiased source. It should be renamed "The Slant" due to their left leanings. Besides who cares? Kasich is part of the establishment that is seriously butt-hurt Trump won the nominat...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-390 Engine Choice
Replies: 8
Views: 1987

Re: KC-390 Engine Choice

The KC-390 is a military plane. For a military plane reliability is more important than state of the art = latest technology, hence a different engine selection compared to C Series. I think you called it right there. Large parts supply, worldwide support, reliable service for years to work the bug...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any thoughts on reloading presses?
Replies: 8
Views: 762

Re: Any thoughts on reloading presses?

With the large number of calibers, many of them obsolete and obsolecent, I am really going to save some money if I start reloading.

.45 Long Colt isn't getting any cheaper, but I was shocked to see that 6.5 Jap is a Hornaday factory load!

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any thoughts on reloading presses?
Replies: 8
Views: 762

Re: Any thoughts on reloading presses?

With the large number of calibers, many of them obsolete and obsolecent, I am really going to save some money if I start reloading.

.45 Long Colt isn't getting any cheaper, but I was shocked to see that 6.5 Jap is a Hornaday factory load!

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United Pilot calls for the Execution of Hillary Clinton
Replies: 143
Views: 6043

Re: United Pilot calls for the Execution of Hillary Clinton

Work is much less protected in the US than speech so I don't see the problem, he cas say anything he wants without legal trouble, United should be able to fire him without legal trouble too. What complicates that a bit Aesma is that he is a sitting state legislator also. Companies can get it troubl...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump selects Mike Pence for Vice Pres candidate
Replies: 28
Views: 1756

Re: Trump selects Mike Pence for Vice Pres candidate

Apparently the liberal left doesn't really have a lot on Pence. On one of my Facebook food blog links all the radical left wingers in New York could do was harp on a post he made of his family having lunch at Chillis. That is how bottom of the barrel the democrats are. http://www.eater.com/2016/7/17...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump selects Mike Pence for Vice Pres candidate
Replies: 28
Views: 1756

Re: Trump selects Mike Pence for Vice Pres candidate

wingman wrote:
Evangelical turd bucket..I don't have much time to read up on Pence so I'm going with this summary. Thanks Mav.


I just reported Maverick11 to the management for using inappropriate language in that post.

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1153

Re: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?

Not interested. Pretty tired in general of the sequeltastic approach Hollywood is taking these last 5-6 years. It all started going downhill when someone decided to remake Total Recall... It was downhill before that. Nobody will ever convince me that the remakes of Ocean's 11, The Italian Job were ...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1153

Re: Who here will see the new Ghostbusters film ?

This is the most controversial film of the year. Hollywood has finally dealt with the issue of can women capture ghosts. Something I personally thought they wouldn’t have the balls to take on in my lifetime :) Most controversial film of the year? Only the promoters of the film believe that....or wa...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Police Ambush: BTR
Replies: 70
Views: 2417

Re: Another Police Ambush: BTR

I don't even know what to say anymore except that THIS DOES NOT NEED TO KEEP HAPPENING. Agreed, tell Obama to stop promoting the racist hatred against police. All eight of these police officers (Dallas, Baton Rouge) plus several more killed and attacked in other cities during this time frame, are a...

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by L-188
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United Pilot calls for the Execution of Hillary Clinton
Replies: 143
Views: 6043

Re: United Pilot calls for the Execution of Hillary Clinton

You liberals leftists are funny and complete hypocrites. You are lynching a state senator of his day job because you don't like something he said. It's pretty pathetic on your part. And considering the actual violence that the anti-trump forces have unleashed against people that don't support Hillar...

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by L-188
Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military
Replies: 135
Views: 5602

Re: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military

Erdogan is certainly ruining the country slowly IMO and the Turkish constitution actually does give the military the authority to intervene if needed. So its not illegal in that sense and the Army is not putting itself in charge, its a forced impeachment followed by elections that do NOT include Ar...

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by L-188
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8876

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

Dreadnought wrote:
PacificBeach88 wrote:
MaverickM11 wrote:

Next, should an invitation be issued for the KKK to do an armed protest at the DNC?


I doubt the KKK would do that since most of them are and historically were democrats, Don't believe me? see Robert Byrd.

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by L-188
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military
Replies: 135
Views: 5602

Re: Breaking : Attempted Coup attempt in Turkey by some Military

curlyheadboy wrote:
Damn, a coup attempt by a NATO military force... either this gets done quickly and allows other members to just side with the winner, or this is going to be a major diplomatic mess...


Apparently this would be the fifth coup in that country since WWII, so I wouldn't get excited about it yet.

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by L-188
Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any thoughts on reloading presses?
Replies: 8
Views: 762

Re: Any thoughts on reloading presses?

Greetings: It's been a long while, but I have the Dillon 550 in boxes around the house waiting for a decent table etc. That's the one with a removable head for your dies - great idea! It's not a progressive per se, but each pull of the handle completes the stage the round is sitting in, and you hav...

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by L-188
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May - British Prime Minister
Replies: 31
Views: 1611

Re: Theresa May - British Prime Minister

Female government leaders are perfectly normal and have been known for several decades already, quite a few of them highly competent (and various questionable ones, just as with men. , But sadly not in the US. Please tell that to the following women: Jan Brewer, Nikki Haley, Susana Martinez, Kate B...

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by L-188
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So help me pick my new AR-15 build
Replies: 12
Views: 1161

So help me pick my new AR-15 build

Hey folks. In January I completed my first AR-15 build from a stripped lower receiver. It was fun and educational but I admit that I need to go out and still shoot the rifle. It was finished as a AR15 version of the M4 albeit with the 16 inch barrel to meet us law requirements. Anyway I had so much ...

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by L-188
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any thoughts on reloading presses?
Replies: 8
Views: 762

Re: Any thoughts on reloading presses?

Seriously Folks. No ammo reloaders here?

I think I have my choices narrowed down to either a Dillon or a RCBS press.

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by L-188
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:27 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 226168

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Well logged in today and saw that you have chosen to go to the older blue on blue with white text color scheme.

Good call.

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by L-188
Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8876

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

First of all, you have no idea who I am and the tragedies I have had to endure and the shit I've had to put up with (including racism). I want an apology. Oh boo boo your life was so tough although I highly doubt it. Feels good doesn't it? You might get an apology when after you apologize to the bl...

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by L-188
Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8876

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

D And, also, since you are calling BLM a "terrorist" organization, we can finally classify NRA as a terrorist organization. You're welcome. Thank you Seb146 for once again clearly demonstrating your ignorance by labeling a civil rights group (the NRA) as a terrorist group None of these sh...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8876

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

I'm watching CNN, and they're pointing out that absent from the press conference was ANY suggestion to the ethnicity of the shooters.....I'm wondering if this might not be ISIS. Marc Probably not, I am suspecting that this is a more militant BLM group that used the backdrop of a BLM rally to go cop...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8876

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

Good guys with guns right? Amirite? I love how you constantly display your ignorance about our civil rights and your complete lack of knowledge of firearms. Completely ignoring the fact that the weapons used haven't been identified yet, (that one witness who said he/she heard a "AR" canno...

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by L-188
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...
Replies: 352
Views: 8876

Re: Shots fired during Dallas Black Lives Matter protest...

Sad that this had to happen, but when you consider that this happened with a racist liberal group violence was to be expected. It happens all the time with liberal demonstrations, from Anti-trump rallies, to the Occupy Now riots in Oakland, and now we have a probable couple of BLM supporters making ...

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by L-188
Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: On-board stairs boeing 737-800
Replies: 24
Views: 7782

Re: On-board stairs boeing 737-800

It's not necessarily a matter of not wanting to wait for stairs, but some fields might not have any at all... or only one, in which case they could then go to the back door to allow dual boarding. Of all airlines, FR definitely would not get this optional equipment if they didn't see a need for it....

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