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by RoyalDutch
Thu May 24, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net 10 Years: 1997 - 2007
Replies: 122
Views: 16840

RE: Airliners.net 10 Years: 1997 - 2007

Thanks Johan! I remember back in the day when I was on dialup waiting for what seemed like forever to have pictures download (and that was back when most of them were low-res!). My dad used to get mad at me for running up the phone bill. I don't post much anymore, but I'm still around and still drop...

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by RoyalDutch
Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Cars On Your Hands?
Replies: 46
Views: 2641

RE: How Many Cars On Your Hands?

1994 Chevy Work Truck (Mine)
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera (Wife's)

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by RoyalDutch
Wed Jan 10, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 Final Flight Photos.
Replies: 56
Views: 19925

RE: NW DC-10 Final Flight Photos.

Sad to see them go. Had some great flights in those birds  Sad.

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Dec 22, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Else Lives In A Small Town?
Replies: 26
Views: 2634

RE: Who Else Lives In A Small Town?

I lived in Prague CR before college (1.3 million at the time). After college I moved to this little town in Indiana. Population around 200. We're not even incorporated, so I guess it's even a stretch to call it a town. The main road drops to 35 from 55 when you come into town. We have a laundromat a...

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me Pick My First Gun
Replies: 152
Views: 5036

RE: Help Me Pick My First Gun

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me Pick My First Gun
Replies: 152
Views: 5036

RE: Help Me Pick My First Gun

I carry a Beretta 92FS (9mm). I love it. Easy to maintain. Very accurate. Verry reliable. For home defense, however, I have a Remington 870 with an 18-inch cylinder bore barrel. While not so great for duck hunting because of the large spread, the 18in barrel is ideal for <acronym title="Hokkaido Int...

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gunfire At MIA?
Replies: 273
Views: 15314

RE: Gunfire At MIA?

"Talk to and then tackle the guy. If anything, you shoot the guy's hand if he is reaching into the bag" Umm...I'd like to see you exhibit that kind of accuracy. Very few people short of olympic marskmen could pull that shot off, and possibly not even them under pressure. And even if you did hit him,...

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Dec 08, 2005 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gunfire At MIA?
Replies: 273
Views: 15314

RE: Gunfire At MIA?

So what if he was Bi-Polar. A Bi-Polar individual is just as capable of making/trasporting/detonating a bomb as anybody else. Even if the air marshall was aware of the man's condition (<acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> he did indeed have a condition), it does not mak...

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by RoyalDutch
Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Driving Style?
Replies: 88
Views: 2808

RE: Your Driving Style?

I got a speeding ticket 3 weeks after I got my license...fortunately out of state....but it was good for me...calmed my driving down some, and I haven't had any since.

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Nov 17, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll: Lube & Oil Change For Your Automobile
Replies: 53
Views: 4038

RE: Poll: Lube & Oil Change For Your Automobile

Every 3000, or under/ or every 2 months. My old car I had to do it every 1500 because it got nasty so quickly.

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by RoyalDutch
Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone Else Got The Damn Flu?
Replies: 7
Views: 2502

RE: Anyone Else Got The Damn Flu?

I had an awful cold from monday thorugh thursday...it sucked...and getting up at 5:30 am every day to go into work, and then class after that really sucked. At least it got me out of one class this week!  Smile

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Mar 25, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Car Do You Drive?
Replies: 91
Views: 5820

RE: What Car Do You Drive?

A Big Old Grey 1990 Chevy Tiara Conversion Van, with a 350 and streight pipes out of the cat. Nothing in the world sounds more beautiful than a big old American <acronym title="ATRAN Aviatrans Cargo Airlines (Russian Federation)">V8</acronym> guzzling at 14 mpg and that can haul a 6,000 lb box of me...

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by RoyalDutch
Mon Nov 22, 2004 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Bush “saves” His Bodyguard.
Replies: 65
Views: 7437

RE: President Bush “saves” His Bodyguard.

It is absolutely absurd to suggest that the security measures in this situation are out of line. This is the same security that goes with POTUS anywhere he travels, and the fact that one country seems to think it is excessive is absolute rediculous. We live in a post 9-11 world, people, and security...

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Nov 19, 2004 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Aft Engines On Larger Aircraft?
Replies: 19
Views: 4114

RE: No Aft Engines On Larger Aircraft?

NWADC9 - from what I've read, It's not an issue of range but rather an issue of airflow over the fuselage allowing enough air into the intakes to keep the engines providing an effiicent ammount of thrust. If the engines are on the tail of an aircraft, the fuselage has to be designed thinner in order...

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Two, Three, And Four-engined Airliner
Replies: 26
Views: 4127

RE: Favorite Two, Three, And Four-engined Airliner

2 Holer: 767-300 <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/685862/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/685862/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/6/8/685862.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border=...

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Oct 26, 2004 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinons Of The Bible
Replies: 19
Views: 1934

RE: Opinons Of The Bible

While I have very different views on the Bible than you, Falcon, I can't help but agree with your political analysis. I would have to say that I think that political power in the hands of religious people is a very dangerous thing (for example, the crusades, or certain factions if Islam today). Do I...

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by RoyalDutch
Mon Oct 25, 2004 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinons Of The Bible
Replies: 19
Views: 1934

RE: Opinons Of The Bible

Thanks logan for your serious and thoughtful response. As a Christian I do have my own opinion on the validity and applicability of the Bible, and I have put significant time into research and study to back up my viewpoint, as it is obvious that you have yours. And your taking the time to share it i...

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by RoyalDutch
Mon Oct 25, 2004 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinons Of The Bible
Replies: 19
Views: 1934

Opinons Of The Bible

Hey Guys,
I have a class assignement that requires me to get different perspectives on the Christian Bible...any opinions (be constructive and serious, please), opposed to or otherwise, would be very much appreciated...feel free to be as honest as you want.

Thanks in Advance,
-RoyalDutch

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?
Replies: 74
Views: 5414

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate Us?

MartinairYYZ <i>I forgot to add that I hate the american partiots who have flags all over... now even seeing a flag makes me feel queezy. A flag on every house... what do they show? Support of the flag? "All hail the FLAG!" PFFFFFFT</i> I'm not a big flag-waver myself, but coming from a Canadian, I ...

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Sep 05, 2004 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW DC-10 Cabins
Replies: 23
Views: 6268

RE: NW DC-10 Cabins

I've been on three of them on the <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym>-<acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> leg and back...I've always found them to be comfortable, or as comfortable as a 6'4'' guy ca...

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Apr 25, 2004 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Computer Has Been Hijacked!
Replies: 11
Views: 2504

RE: My Computer Has Been Hijacked!

I had that problem on a friend's computer a few weeks back..and it's true, the thing just won't die with any of those programs...try searching for every instance of it in the registry and deleting them all...i think that's what i did...I don't remember....there was more to it than that, I think...bu...

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Apr 25, 2004 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dogs Or Cats?
Replies: 52
Views: 1604

RE: Dogs Or Cats?

Dogs all the way...we have a Belgian Shepherd, and he's a great family dog...but at the same time he's big enough and protective enough to tear the crap out of anybody who tries to mess with my family, which he has done on several occasions...we got him after some loser broke into our house one nigh...

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by RoyalDutch
Sat Apr 24, 2004 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chicago Deep Dish Pizza
Replies: 21
Views: 2106

RE: Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Giordano's Rocks....get there....it's awesome....and Illini_152 is right....I am a huge eater and a big pizza fan, and I was about to bust after three pieces...that stuff is amazing!

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Apr 23, 2004 11:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Older Film Cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 2799

RE: Older Film Cameras

Thanks guys,
I really appreciate the input. Another question that came to mind was what speed of film would be the best to use? I've heard that Higher ISOs tend to be more grainy, and vice versa. Have I been misinformed here, or is there some truth to that? Thanks,

-David

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Apr 23, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Older Film Cameras
Replies: 6
Views: 2799

Older Film Cameras

Hi All, was just wondering if anybody was still using old manual equipment, not necessarily for uploading, but just for shooting around, and if so, do you have any tips for an entry level user? I just bought a Pentax <acronym title="MEA Middle East Airlines (Lebanon)">ME</acronym> Super with a Sigma...

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Apr 23, 2004 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Worst Airports
Replies: 60
Views: 6296

RE: The Worst Airports

CGD all the way..that place is a nightmare...I have never seen worse, and I've seen pretty crappy...the worst part about it is that for the ammount of money and traffic they did such a poor design job...I've been to airports in third-world countries that were nicer. For second the old <acronym title...

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Flew To/through Prague Here?
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

RE: Anybody Flew To/through Prague Here?

Ive been in and out of <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> countless times...most of my experiences were excellent...until the most recent one (this January). 4 inches of snow closed the whole airport down for 5 hours, my fligh was cancelled, and I had to wait...

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Dec 23, 2003 5:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Show Us Your Most Popular Shot 2003!
Replies: 91
Views: 6636

RE: Show Us Your Most Popular Shot 2003!

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/333324/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/333324/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/2/3/333324.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Nov 25, 2003 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anybody Here Use Apple?
Replies: 46
Views: 3422

RE: Anybody Here Use Apple?

I use a computer, thank you very much. An apple is something you eat. Seriously, though, it drives me nuts when people come to me for computer help. They'll ask the question, and I'll spend 15 minutes explaining the procedure, and they still won't seem to be getting a thing I'm saying. So I pull out...

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Nov 18, 2003 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Problems
Replies: 13
Views: 1975

RE: Computer Problems

If all of that doesn't work out, you can always format and re-install...I kind of like to do it every so often (6 moths to a year or so)...it does wonders for the machine...gets rid of all that extra crap that piles up over time...I have 2 HDDs, too, so that makes backing up the important stuff easy...

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Nov 14, 2003 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone avoided an airport/airline because of a bad experiences?
Replies: 19
Views: 4517

RE: Anyone Avoided An Airport/airline Because Of

AF and <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>....<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> is the airport from Hell. There's no other way around it...it makes no sense whatsoever, flights in and out are alwa...

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by RoyalDutch
Wed Nov 12, 2003 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Are You Going Home?
Replies: 17
Views: 2007

RE: When Are You Going Home?

Well, home at the moment is my dorm room, I guess...where I am right now...I'll be flying back to Europe on the 12th of December, though, for the first time since the end of May.

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by RoyalDutch
Mon Oct 20, 2003 10:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My Best Doesn't Measure Up - Need Help.
Replies: 8
Views: 3605

RE: My Best Doesn't Measure Up - Need Help.

Don't sweat it...I'm sure you can get something decent up with a C-700, although possibly not that sort of shot...although I'm sure the 10x zoom should be helpful in that area...you just have to be really picky about angles and lighting. I've gotten a few (mainly gate and booring side shots) accepte...

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Oct 19, 2003 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To All European Smokers
Replies: 39
Views: 2081

RE: To All European Smokers

On a more humorus note...there was a rumor in Prague a few years back (I'm not sure if it's true or not...but it was pretty funny) that Philip Morris presented a list of reasons why they should be permitted to market their products in the Czech Republic. One of them was that it decreases the lifespa...

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Oct 17, 2003 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Like AMS Airport?
Replies: 21
Views: 3847

RE: Do You Like AMS Airport?

AMS is an Incredible airport...I love it, and always will. Very intelligently laid out, easy to get around, great views of aircraft, relaxing, and extremely efficient. Combined with the new <acronym title="Detroit - Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW / KDTW), USA - Michigan">DTW</acronym> terminal, it m...

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Oct 09, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Through The Dots!
Replies: 3
Views: 2165

RE: Through The Dots!

Dude...i feel your pain...I hate those frikking dots!!!! I had a chance to get up the second shot of the A320 in the new <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> colors a few months back, and they screwed me over...I think you did an awesome job on that shot considering what you had to...

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by RoyalDutch
Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing,AA,UAL Responsible For 9/11
Replies: 109
Views: 8199

RE: Boeing,AA,UAL Responsible For 9/11

Wow, I can't believe some of the comments here. Obviously, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, Boeing, and the Port Authority are not to blame...that's absolutely ludicrous. But how is our government any more responsible for wha...

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by RoyalDutch
Sat Sep 06, 2003 12:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anti-Self Gloss - Your Least Popular Pic!
Replies: 49
Views: 5224

RE: Anti-Self Gloss - Your Least Popular Pic!

Here's mine...all of 23 views <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/406449/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/406449/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/4/4/406449.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger ph...

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Aug 29, 2003 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your DC-10 Memories
Replies: 60
Views: 5485

RE: Your DC-10 Memories

I love the -10...It's always been so steady and reliable, I can't really think of one specific flight that I enjoyed more than another. I'm really looking foreward to my next flight on one in December. I did have one kind of interesting experience one time on a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (...

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by RoyalDutch
Fri Aug 29, 2003 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much Faster Is My New Computer?
Replies: 3
Views: 2654

RE: How Much Faster Is My New Computer?

The Celeron is definitely going to be faster...Ive used the <acronym title="Khalifa Airways (Algeria)">K6</acronym>-2 processor in the past and it's a piece of crap. Pure crap, and nothing but. Even with <acronym title="Casino Express (USA)">XP</acronym>, although i would recommend opening up msconf...

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by RoyalDutch
Tue Aug 26, 2003 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Do You Avoid?
Replies: 130
Views: 8818

RE: Which Airline Do You Avoid?

Air France (aka Air Chance) and United...mainly for poor reliability. They screw me over every time....air france is way worse than United, too, which says a lot.

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by RoyalDutch
Mon Aug 25, 2003 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJ Or CRJ Which Would You Fly On?
Replies: 55
Views: 6927

RE: ERJ Or CRJ Which Would You Fly On?

Definitely the ERJ! CanyonBlue said why...it's all about the 1-2 config. The CRJ is a nice plane, but i'd rather have my own seat if I can.

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by RoyalDutch
Thu Aug 21, 2003 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Unofficial Pics Of The Upcoming M5
Replies: 25
Views: 3503

RE: First Unofficial Pics Of The Upcoming M5

I don't know what kinda beer drinking (or pot smoking for that matter...) is going on in Munich these past few years, but the people at BMW have managed to really screw up some beautiful cars... Sad

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Model Of 747's
Replies: 35
Views: 7043

RE: What Is Your Favorite Model Of 747's

The 747-200(SUD)s that KLM has are pretty sweet...the nostalgia of the -200 with the look of a -300. I also really like the stubby litle -SPs

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wanna See Something Sickening?
Replies: 14
Views: 3999

RE: Wanna See Something Sickening?

What type of sick person would do THAT to a 767? I think they should be forced to go Greyhound...and even THAT would be insufficient punishment.

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Aug 10, 2003 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Time Spend One One Aircraft
Replies: 58
Views: 5641

RE: Longest Time Spend One One Aircraft

LH 747-400 <acronym title="Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany">MUC</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, flight time of 11 hours and 45 minutes, but from boarding to deplaning it was about 13 hours or so, because we sat...

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Aug 10, 2003 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstream 41 Question
Replies: 13
Views: 6049

RE: Jetstream 41 Question

I was on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> Jetstream 41 about a year ago. I believe it did have a toilet and possibly a gally aft, although I didn't go back there. I was in seat 3A, so I didn't really see the back all that well. The F/A did serve drinks during the flight, though,...

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by RoyalDutch
Sat Aug 09, 2003 1:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Now For Something Different.
Replies: 12
Views: 3704

RE: Now For Something Different.

Great shots Jeff! I love 'em! While I'm not sure if they're exactly what A.net is looking for, I thoroughly enjoyed them. Do you have the rest of them uploaded anywhere? Any BMWs?

-Dave

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by RoyalDutch
Sun Aug 03, 2003 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Considers Ending Alliance With Northwest
Replies: 47
Views: 6662

RE: KLM Considers Ending Alliance With Northwest

I used to be peeved when i bought a ticket form a KLM agent and ended up on a <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> flight (NW has improved a ton since those days). I can't imagine buying a KLM ticket and flying Air France...or going thorugh that Hell-hole <acronym title="Paris - Ch...

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by RoyalDutch
Thu May 29, 2003 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Um, I Almost Destroyed My Laptop.
Replies: 17
Views: 1934

RE: Um, I Almost Destroyed My Laptop.

Ouch...and an 8200 to boot...that's a nice machine  <img src="/discussions/graphics/frown.gif" ALT="Sad">. My <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> had some screen problems a while back, but they were repaired under warranty...but the tech guy told me that same thing Chris j...

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