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by Demoose
Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Unveils New Cabins And New Club Class
Replies: 42
Views: 25543

RE: Air Transat Unveils New Cabins And New Club Class

Well I look forward to seeing if I will experience the new cabin when I fly with them from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym> in May. Can'...

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by Demoose
Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transferring With British Airways Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3026

Transferring With British Airways Question

Hi I'm travelling to Toulouse next year as part of a trip around the Airbus factory and will be flying from <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> to <acronym title="Toulouse - Blagnac (TLS / LFBO), France">TLS</acronym> with <acronym title="British Airways">BA<...

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by Demoose
Sat Oct 13, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cracks On Wings
Replies: 15
Views: 3786

RE: Cracks On Wings

it wasn't just dirt, i looked closely at it during the flight as i first thought it was just fluid marks, but noticed when we turned and the sunglight caugh it you could see it was a crack in the surface, it wasn't just a dirt mark.

Thanks for the replies guys, interesting to find it all out.

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by Demoose
Sat Oct 13, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cracks On Wings
Replies: 15
Views: 3786

Cracks On Wings

Are cracks on wings common amonst aircraft? I ask as yesterday i was onboard a 757-300 and half way through the flight noticed a pretty big crack on one part of the wing. At first I thought it was a dirty water mark, but looking closer i noticed they'd patched up some other areas near to it. So what...

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by Demoose
Sat Sep 22, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane Spotting...from Your House
Replies: 36
Views: 5724

RE: Plane Spotting...from Your House

When its 05 operations at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> i get the arrivals going over my house, and they usually wake me up in the morning. Can also watch them from my desk at work  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile....

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by Demoose
Wed Sep 19, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook UK Info Please
Replies: 3
Views: 2880

Thomas Cook UK Info Please

Hi guys, Not been on here for a while, but i'm due to fly with TCX in a few weeks and wondered what a/c type will be operating the following flights: 07/10/2007 (SUN) TCX499K 09:00 <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Teneri...

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by Demoose
Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FSX Callsign Help
Replies: 2
Views: 26001

RE: FSX Callsign Help

There is an updated EditVoicePack which you can download for FSX, its still a Beta but it worked fine for me and now every airline has the correct callsign. You can find the program here <a href="http://www.fsonline.dk/en/index.php?title=EditVoicepack" target=_blank>http://www.fsonline.dk/en/index.p...

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by Demoose
Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:59 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Do FS2004 Aircraft Work In FSX?
Replies: 1
Views: 19267

Do FS2004 Aircraft Work In FSX?

Hi, quick question

Do FS2004 aircraft work in FSX?

Thanks
Mark

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by Demoose
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Duty Free Sales
Replies: 13
Views: 4488

RE: BA Duty Free Sales

When I flew VS there was no mention of duty free either, and when I asked to purchase something the crew said oh sorry its closed now.

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by Demoose
Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Choice Flight Help
Replies: 2
Views: 3046

RE: First Choice Flight Help

Thanks for that,

I've booked with TCX now anyway, fancied saving myself £50 and also get a bit of peace and quiet flying alone!

Mark

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by Demoose
Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Choice Flight Help
Replies: 2
Views: 3046

First Choice Flight Help

Hi, can anyone who knows give me the full timetable for all First Choice flights between <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> and <acronym title="Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (TFS / GCTS), Spain">TFS</acronym> between 5th and 12th October. I'...

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by Demoose
Tue Jun 12, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA Or VS Or NZ Premium Economy SYD To LHR
Replies: 17
Views: 9692

RE: BA Or VS Or NZ Premium Economy SYD To LHR

Flew Virgin's Premium Economy (and Upper Class) in February and would deffinately recommend them.

Mark

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by Demoose
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: XL Airways Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3018

RE: XL Airways Questions

Thanks for the info. Yeh G-VKNH is scheduled to operate my flight, unless it goes tech or something! I'll get some pics and do a trip report too.

Mark

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by Demoose
Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Strangest Experience You Have Had On A Plane...
Replies: 41
Views: 7917

Strangest Experience You Have Had On A Plane...

Getting upgraded to Virgin Upper Class and then having the nicest crew all the way from London to New York.

Oh and having an aborted take off on an EK A330 at Dubai was a bit of an experience too.

[Edited 2007-06-03 03:46:59]

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by Demoose
Sun Jun 03, 2007 12:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: XL Airways Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3018

XL Airways Questions

Myself and Jetset7E7 are off to Kavos this summer and we're flying with XL Airways to Corfu from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> on one of their 767-300's. I've never flown with XLA before so any of you who have or know about them can ...

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by Demoose
Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN Has The Most Routes Of Any UK Airport?!
Replies: 24
Views: 7982

MAN Has The Most Routes Of Any UK Airport?!

Is this right?? <i>MANCHESTER Airport is about to fly passengers to more destinations than any other airport in the country. New routes to two dozen resorts and cities this summer take the total number of destinations to 225. The airport 'outranks' Heathrow and Gatwick in the number of places passen...

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by Demoose
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I've Just Got Flight Sim X, What Do U Recommend?
Replies: 2
Views: 9821

I've Just Got Flight Sim X, What Do U Recommend?

OK so just got Flight Sim X, so what are the essential add ons I should get for it, i'll mainly be flying from UK airports so want to get some decent airport scenery....

Thanks
Mark

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by Demoose
Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines - The Choice For Ravers!
Replies: 9
Views: 3950

RE: Monarch Airlines - The Choice For Ravers!

Hed Kandi is a massively well recognized brand in the dance music world!!

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by Demoose
Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines - The Choice For Ravers!
Replies: 9
Views: 3950

RE: Monarch Airlines - The Choice For Ravers!

Clever bit of marketing me thinks, i would be tempted!

[Edited 2007-04-04 15:23:16]

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 31, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Miss With A Spitfire!
Replies: 3
Views: 3145

RE: Near Miss With A Spitfire!

Not surpirsing, as I don't come on here a billion times. Sorry feel free to delete this topic.

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 31, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Miss With A Spitfire!
Replies: 3
Views: 3145

Near Miss With A Spitfire!

Appologies if this is posted in the wrong forum but this clip of a reporter at an airfield almost getting decapitated by a spitfire on takeoff is too close for comfort!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWrYogVmPzU

Mark

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 31, 2007 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Just Killed A Cat...
Replies: 104
Views: 4609

RE: I Just Killed A Cat...

I ran over a Phesant the other day on the way to Ikea, no way I could have avoided it without causing a major accident. Stupid thing was just standing looking at my approaching car, i reckon it was a suicide attempt! Not good when u look at your rear view mirror and just see feathers everywhere!

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by Demoose
Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways - MAN-PHL-LAS-LAX-PHL-MAN (Pics/Vids)
Replies: 43
Views: 30048

RE: US Airways - MAN-PHL-LAS-LAX-PHL-MAN (Pics/Vids)

Cool report and pics, I happened to be at the viewing park that day with Jetset7E7 so here's a pic of your aircraft on taxi to runway 06L in the usual Manchester sunshine! <a href="http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/ManchesterMark/USAIRMAN220307.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://i14.photobucke...

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by Demoose
Sun Mar 25, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Ever Track Flights That They Piloted?
Replies: 15
Views: 2774

RE: Anyone Ever Track Flights That They Piloted?

You'd be surprised <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=...

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by Demoose
Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Ever Track Flights That They Piloted?
Replies: 15
Views: 2774

RE: Anyone Ever Track Flights That They Piloted?

When I worked at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>, we often had pilots ringing up asking for us to plot a map of their approach/departure routing, mainly to see if they had correctly followed the <acronym title="Amilcar Cabral / Sal Isl...

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by Demoose
Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Premium Economy - JFK-LHR(+pics)
Replies: 8
Views: 33705

RE: Virgin Atlantic - Premium Economy - JFK-LHR(+pics)

Well I now have my model 747-400 thanks to a very nice VS crew member offering to get me one Big grin

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by Demoose
Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Years On A.net!
Replies: 16
Views: 2691

RE: 6 Years On A.net!

Yes i do have a life lol

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by Demoose
Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Years On A.net!
Replies: 16
Views: 2691

6 Years On A.net!

Well gotta give you peeps something to talk/bitch about  Wink

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by Demoose
Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Years On A.net!
Replies: 16
Views: 2691

6 Years On A.net!

lol, to be honest no ALOT has happened in those 6 years

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by Demoose
Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Years On A.net!
Replies: 16
Views: 2691

6 Years On A.net!

as a member of this site today....bloody hell lol

Mark

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI - More Madness?
Replies: 29
Views: 4280

RE: BMI - More Madness?

Last week I was waiting for my flight back to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> with my mate, watching the arrivals from the T1 domestic gate when a bmi ERJ landed....my mate (who knows nothing about aviation) was like omg thats small pl...

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI - More Madness?
Replies: 29
Views: 4280

RE: BMI - More Madness?

Oh yes, I flew them last week, the thought did cross my mind then also!

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI - More Madness?
Replies: 29
Views: 4280

RE: BMI - More Madness?

For once I really think people on this site could run BMI better than the own airline's management, I mean it couldn't get any worse could it???

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by Demoose
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Body Hair: Do You Have Any? Where?
Replies: 39
Views: 3572

RE: Body Hair: Do You Have Any? Where?

This thread is Sick and Wrong on so many levels lol  Wink

Mark

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by Demoose
Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 33326

RE: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)

Lol I would have given her my rendition of all i want for christmas is youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu! She'd love that i'm sure lol <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-...

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by Demoose
Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi - How Long Can They Carry On The Way They Are?
Replies: 7
Views: 6143

RE: Bmi - How Long Can They Carry On The Way They Are?

I wouldn't say my flights were dissapointing, as most importantly they were on time, it was just really sad to see for real what the airline has become, desperately seeking every penny they can get and not seeming to care about customer service. Yes my flights with <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Ai...

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by Demoose
Sun Feb 25, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi - How Long Can They Carry On The Way They Are?
Replies: 7
Views: 6143

Bmi - How Long Can They Carry On The Way They Are?

I'm not one to moan alot but I flew with bmi between <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> and <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> this week and I just got the impression the airline is at rock botto...

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by Demoose
Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 33326

RE: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)

Here's some more photo's which I took on my phone during boarding... <a href="http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/ManchesterMark/A340Cabin.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a317/ManchesterMark/A340Cabin.jpg" width=650 height=488 alt="http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/...

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by Demoose
Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Rumours
Replies: 82
Views: 16254

RE: VS Rumours

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by Demoose
Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 33326

RE: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)

Thanks for the comments guys, my return trip report can now be read here <i><a href="/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/95607" target=_blank>Virgin Atlantic - Premium Economy - JFK-LHR(+pics)</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=Demoose" class=quote target=_blank>Dem...

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by Demoose
Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Premium Economy - JFK-LHR(+pics)
Replies: 8
Views: 33705

Virgin Atlantic - Premium Economy - JFK-LHR(+pics)

Hi, This is the return leg of my trip to New York, the outbound trip report in Upper Class can be read here <i><a href="/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/95561" target=_blank>Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym titl...

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by Demoose
Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Rumours
Replies: 82
Views: 16254

RE: VS Rumours

Yeah the market from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> is alot different, but then if <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> can support <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acron...

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by Demoose
Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Very English Affair, PRG In Club Europe (W/Pics)
Replies: 34
Views: 10571

A Very English Affair, PRG In Club Europe (W/Pics)

Fantastic report Sam, i see you like your drink too, i'm surprised you could walk in a straight line lol. Champagne on a flight just adds that special something to the whole experience doesn't it! Glad to see <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> can still do a full service on shorthaul, mak...

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by Demoose
Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Rumours
Replies: 82
Views: 16254

RE: VS Rumours

Was chatting to some crew on my flight last week and they were all in agreement that <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> is ...

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by Demoose
Fri Feb 23, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 33326

Virgin Atlantic - Upper Class - LHR-JFK (+ Pics)

Hi, Just returned from a trip to New York, so here’s a trip report for you all. It’s rather long, but I hope you enjoy! I was travelling with Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, but had to c...

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by Demoose
Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear In America
Replies: 68
Views: 4412

RE: Top Gear In America

Lol loved it! The bit where they drove through alabama with '<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> LOVE RULES <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>' and 'HILLARY CLINTON <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Braz...

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by Demoose
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rise Of Manchester: Media City UK And Aviation
Replies: 54
Views: 7967

RE: The Rise Of Manchester: Media City UK And Aviation

Well the BBC did a survey this week to see which UK city people regard as second after London, in the past it was always thought to be Birmingham, but this survey showed Manchester is now considered to be the UK's second city. The survey is reported here: <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/...

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by Demoose
Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting To Manhattan From JFK
Replies: 28
Views: 3102

RE: Getting To Manhattan From JFK

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by Demoose
Thu Feb 08, 2007 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Know What Really Grinds My Gears? (Snow/UK)
Replies: 23
Views: 2911

RE: Do You Know What Really Grinds My Gears?

Think you just answered the question....we don't deal with snow regularly hence we don't invest millions in snow clearing equipment which at best would be used once a year. It's just something we've got used to in the UK, anyway its a day off work if the roads are that bad!

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by Demoose
Tue Feb 06, 2007 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting To Manhattan From JFK
Replies: 28
Views: 3102

RE: Getting To Manhattan From JFK

Thanks for the info guys  Smile

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