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by Transactoid
Tue Sep 16, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Looking For Stats On Model Aircraft Engine
Replies: 0
Views: 8987

Looking For Stats On Model Aircraft Engine

I'm trying to find data on an engine I have - its an "OS 0.61FX". Has anyone ever heard of this engine and know anything about its specs?

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by Transactoid
Thu Jul 10, 2003 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ August 16/17 T1 Spotting
Replies: 83
Views: 11589

RE: YYZ August 16/17 T1 Spotting

Are all you guys going to be there both days? I'll be there for one, but I don't think I can make both dates. What would be the best day to pick??

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by Transactoid
Sun Jul 06, 2003 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ August 16/17 T1 Spotting
Replies: 83
Views: 11589

RE: YYZ August 16/17 T1 Spotting

I just might be able to make it out for once! And I have two spotter friends who want to come out too.

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by Transactoid
Sun Jun 22, 2003 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A.Net Gathering At YYZ To Honor T1
Replies: 87
Views: 7176

RE: A.Net Gathering At YYZ To Honor T1

Well if its during the summer, I just might be able to make it.

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by Transactoid
Sat Jun 14, 2003 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Going To Dayton, OH Airshow, July 17-20?
Replies: 8
Views: 3134

RE: Anyone Going To Dayton, OH Airshow, July 17-20?

Hmmm, I was there earlier this year for the SAE "Aerodesign" model airplane competitions that feature University teams from across North & South America. It was a lot of fun. The museum is excellent. We got to "go behind the scenes" and see the <acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym>-17 display, whic...

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by Transactoid
Tue Jun 03, 2003 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Its Been One Year Since Ive Flown
Replies: 38
Views: 3665

RE: Its Been One Year Since Ive Flown

pffff, amateurs.......I haven't flown since 2000.

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by Transactoid
Mon Jun 02, 2003 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Music: Manitoba, Others (indie Rock/techno
Replies: 9
Views: 2487

RE: New Music: Manitoba, Others (indie Rock/techno

Ohh, yes, The Postal Service is excellent.

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by Transactoid
Fri May 23, 2003 2:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Were The Snowbirds Doing Today?
Replies: 0
Views: 2463

What Were The Snowbirds Doing Today?

I saw (and heard!) the Canadian Snowbirds team doing two fly-overs over Oshawa today. Anyone know why they might have been in the area? Are they prepping for an airshow perhaps?

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by Transactoid
Fri May 16, 2003 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Still Flies MD-80s?
Replies: 11
Views: 3419

RE: Who Still Flies MD-80s?

Aerolineas Argentina had some just a few years ago...did they get rid of them?

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by Transactoid
Thu May 15, 2003 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Dangerous Airports
Replies: 40
Views: 14232

RE: Most Dangerous Airports

What exactly is located at Dutch Island that it warrants such an airport?

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by Transactoid
Wed May 14, 2003 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Unsolved Mysteries On A.net
Replies: 42
Views: 5829

RE: 2 Unsolved Mysteries On A.net

I doubt blood would spurt out of one's head in such a manner in the first place.

Correct me if I'm wrong...

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by Transactoid
Fri May 09, 2003 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever Got A Jumpseat In A Train?
Replies: 18
Views: 2661

RE: Ever Got A Jumpseat In A Train?

Wow, this is a cool thread. I ride Via trains here in Canada quite frequently...how does one "request" a jumpseat possibility? Do you guys just ask?

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by Transactoid
Fri May 09, 2003 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trip To YYZ-YXU-YUL!
Replies: 7
Views: 3771

RE: Upcoming Trip To YYZ-YXU-YUL!

Don't let that train ride go to waste! Lots of nice scenery along the route and some great "trainspotting" opportunities if you're into that!

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by Transactoid
Fri May 09, 2003 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Modern Aircraft Now Have Composite Tail Fins?
Replies: 19
Views: 5250

RE: What Modern Aircraft Now Have Composite Tail Fins?

I wonder if they're vacuum bagged??

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by Transactoid
Wed Mar 19, 2003 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smells That Remind You Of Flying
Replies: 39
Views: 4095

RE: Smells That Remind You Of Flying

I don't think I've ever encountered anything in my day-to-day life that was close enough to "airplane smell" to bring up any memories. It seems its a very distinct odour. When I think about it, its sort of a plastic smell with coffee and disinfectant mixed in  <img src="/discussions/graphics/sm...

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by Transactoid
Wed Mar 05, 2003 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Brands
Replies: 44
Views: 1458

RE: Canadian Brands

ATI, maker of video cards is Canadian.

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by Transactoid
Sat Mar 01, 2003 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadian Humour, Part 2 ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1543

RE: Canadian Humour, Part 2 ...

Bwuahaha, LOL @ the Newfoundland one.

BTW, I'm from Ontario.

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by Transactoid
Fri Feb 28, 2003 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Film Critics Are Jerks
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

RE: Film Critics Are Jerks

How are they preventing YOU from seeing and enjoying a movie? And there is a formulaic approach, of sorts, to making and analyzing films: Choice of actors, screenplay, directorial approach, appropriate choice in music, quality/originaliy in set design, expressiveness of cinematograpy, *script* of co...

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by Transactoid
Thu Feb 27, 2003 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There Anyone On A.net Who Has Never Flown?
Replies: 20
Views: 4581

RE: Is There Anyone On A.net Who Has Never Flown?

I've only flown maybe 3 or 4 times ever.

Just because you're interested in aviation doesn't mean you have the opportunity/*MONEY* to fly that often. As a student, that is certainly the case for me.

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by Transactoid
Mon Feb 24, 2003 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Modern Classical Music Recommendations!
Replies: 4
Views: 1664

RE: Modern Classical Music Recommendations!

Not to question your taste Superfly, but disco isn't exactly what I'm after.

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by Transactoid
Mon Feb 24, 2003 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Street Smarts" ...staged Or No?
Replies: 6
Views: 1806

RE: "Street Smarts" ...staged Or No?

Keep in mind though, they cull the correct responses and show only the incorrect ones. In truth, they probably have to ask quite a few people to get the incorrect answers they want.

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by Transactoid
Mon Feb 24, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Modern Classical Music Recommendations!
Replies: 4
Views: 1664

Modern Classical Music Recommendations!

I really really love modern classical music - what I call "theatrical music". Stuff like John Williams and Basil Polidouris - you know, the big theatrical music scores. I love Vangelis' "Conquest of Paradise" from 1492. I love O Fortuna (okay, not exactly a movie piece). "Russian Navy Hymn" as perfo...

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by Transactoid
Sat Feb 22, 2003 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check Out This Picture Of YVR!
Replies: 18
Views: 4295

RE: Check Out This Picture Of YVR!

Heck, forget listing them....lets see someone just count them all first!

Think it could be a contender for the most planes in one photo competition?

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by Transactoid
Sat Feb 22, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check Out This Picture Of YVR!
Replies: 18
Views: 4295

RE: Check Out This Picture Of YVR!

Finally, the plane-size comparison photo I was after!  Smile

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by Transactoid
Fri Feb 21, 2003 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check Out This Picture Of YVR!
Replies: 18
Views: 4295

Check Out This Picture Of YVR!

Check out this awesome satellite picture of Vancouver airport...

http://www.spaceimaging.com/gallery/top10_2002/vancouver.htm#

Make sure you click on enlarge.

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by Transactoid
Wed Feb 12, 2003 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" Re-release!
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

RE: Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" Re-release!

Well, I bought it, so I can let you guys know.


Supposedly its "as complete as possible". It hasn't been altered in anyway. It has the original musical score and original title cards, and is the longest version currently available.

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by Transactoid
Sun Feb 09, 2003 10:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Songs That Make Your Hairs Stand Up
Replies: 37
Views: 3595

RE: Songs That Make Your Hairs Stand Up

NJTurnpike - wow, a Slyvian fan!  Smile)



Lots of classical music - O Fortuna, "Russian Naval Hymn", the theme from "The Cosmos" tv series - excellent.

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by Transactoid
Sun Feb 09, 2003 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" Re-release!
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" Re-release!

Kino is releasing what is supposed to be the most "authentic" version of this movie on Feb. 18. I've got a crappy version from the 80s featuring non-original subtitles and I think a score by Queen........... Before I run out an buy this though, I just want to make sure this is indeed what it is clai...

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by Transactoid
Tue Jan 21, 2003 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Goo Be Crushed?
Replies: 10
Views: 1511

RE: Can Goo Be Crushed?

Well, liquids can't be *compressed*.

By crush, I interpreted it as compress. So the question is, can goo be compressed? Presumably not as much as a solid, but more than a liquid.

I'll have to ask my materials prof about this one  Smile

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by Transactoid
Sat Jan 18, 2003 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Saying Still True?
Replies: 11
Views: 1958

RE: Is This Saying Still True?

I'm deffinitely a hard-core existentialist!

I say do what you like...no point in retiring at 65 only to look back at all those years are realize how miserable they were...

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by Transactoid
Tue Jan 14, 2003 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's See Your Picture Part X
Replies: 71
Views: 5238

RE: Let's See Your Picture Part X



Well, there's me.

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by Transactoid
Tue Jan 14, 2003 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's See Your Picture Part X
Replies: 71
Views: 5238

RE: Let's See Your Picture Part X

Booo!

Why doesn't anybody appreciate keyboards anymore??

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by Transactoid
Tue Jan 14, 2003 9:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's That Noise?
Replies: 9
Views: 3243

RE: What's That Noise?

There's actually quite a similar sound on passenger trains - except I doubt its doors closing.

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by Transactoid
Mon Jan 13, 2003 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Elliott A Boys Name Or Girls?
Replies: 9
Views: 2178

RE: Is Elliott A Boys Name Or Girls?

Elliot IS a boy's name, it's just that it's a gay boy's name...  Big grin

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by Transactoid
Thu Jan 09, 2003 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buildings With Observation Decks
Replies: 23
Views: 7112

RE: Buildings With Observation Decks

Looking for observation decks is a great excuse for exploring tall buildings... You pick a tall, interesting looking building (typically and office tower or bank building) and "explore" just how high up the building you can get. The top-most floors of tall buildings are very cool and usually close t...

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by Transactoid
Sat Jan 04, 2003 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Sunday Jan, 5th 2003 Gtae Meeting
Replies: 58
Views: 2611

RE: YYZ Sunday Jan, 5th 2003 Gtae Meeting

Once again, can't make it. That's the day I return to London (ON).

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by Transactoid
Sat Jan 04, 2003 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sneaking Into First Class
Replies: 43
Views: 7500

RE: Sneaking Into First Class

I say go for it, and let us know what happens...just be aware of the possible outcomes if you don't succeed.

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by Transactoid
Thu Jan 02, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Farewell Art Bell...
Replies: 17
Views: 1349

RE: Farewell Art Bell...

25 million nuts who, sadly, probably believes the stuff he spews forth.

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by Transactoid
Tue Dec 31, 2002 2:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pics Showing Airplane Sizes
Replies: 21
Views: 9304

Pics Showing Airplane Sizes

I'm looking for some photos that show planes in such a way that you can see their relative sizes...like a 737 next to a 747, or an md-11 compared to an a320...you get the idea. I've seen lots of shots with aircraft way in the background, or lineups of tails/noses, but that's not quite the effect I'm...

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by Transactoid
Mon Dec 30, 2002 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ 12-28
Replies: 18
Views: 1444

RE: YYZ 12-28

One of these days I have to make it down there! Arrgh.

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by Transactoid
Sun Dec 29, 2002 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Causes These Black Streaks On Windows?
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

RE: What Causes These Black Streaks On Windows?

Probably because that's where rain water coalesces [from off the windows] and runs down the side of the plane.

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by Transactoid
Fri Dec 27, 2002 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will The Trix Rabbit Ever Get His Trix?
Replies: 18
Views: 4609

RE: Will The Trix Rabbit Ever Get His Trix?

Haha, I remember that one and only commercial where he got his Trix. Why doesn't he just use that same costume again?  Smile

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by Transactoid
Fri Dec 27, 2002 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Annoying Christmas Carol
Replies: 17
Views: 1932

RE: Most Annoying Christmas Carol

I, on the other hand, HATE radio stations that can't be bothered to play Xmas songs.

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by Transactoid
Fri Dec 27, 2002 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting Meetup?
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

RE: YYZ Spotting Meetup?

C'mon, I wanna know when some of you guys are going to be down there.

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by Transactoid
Thu Dec 26, 2002 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite City In The World?
Replies: 69
Views: 3575

RE: Your Favourite City In The World?

Ushuia...southern-most city in the world. Very cool. And a spiffy airport too!  Smile

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by Transactoid
Thu Dec 26, 2002 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting Meetup?
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

YYZ Spotting Meetup?

Well, I got a camera and spotting book for christmas, and I'm off school until the 5th, so now would be a good time to do some spotting at YYZ. Any planned outtings in the coming week or so?

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by Transactoid
Wed Dec 25, 2002 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airplane
Replies: 51
Views: 2405

RE: Airplane

And Leon's getting llarrrrgggeerr!!

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by Transactoid
Wed Dec 25, 2002 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Web-sites For When You Are Bored - Anyone Got Any?
Replies: 28
Views: 2907

RE: Web-sites For When You Are Bored - Anyone Got Any?

Here are two my favourites:

Box Of Stupid:
http://www.boxofstupid.tk

Fark:
http://www.fark.com

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by Transactoid
Mon Dec 23, 2002 12:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: More Drag When Planes Go Through Clouds?
Replies: 21
Views: 4749

RE: More Drag When Planes Go Through Clouds?

You've both missed an important point in cloud formation: Updrafts! You see patchy spots of cumulus clouds due to localized cells of rising air. You're never going to get an entire "plane" of stable rising warm air... (Well, in warm fronts, there is a close approximation to this wherein warm air is ...

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by Transactoid
Thu Dec 19, 2002 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Remember "Black Christmas"?
Replies: 3
Views: 1836

RE: Anyone Remember "Black Christmas"?

As some who likes sleezy horror films, I think I'll look into this. Thanks for the recommendation.

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