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by Seabear
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 7385

Re: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)

"More than 3,500 rental vehicles were damaged or destroyed as a huge fire ripped through Florida airport lot" "Another 3,850 vehicles were undamaged, according to airport spokeswoman Vicki Moreland." That's over 7,000 vehicles that were parked on that grass parking lot; seems qu...

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by Seabear
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)
Replies: 54
Views: 7385

Re: Fire at Fort Myers Airport (Apr. 3)

Hope they bought the CDW at the rental counter...

/s

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by Seabear
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 140
Views: 11660

Re: South Florida Aviation Thread - 2020

Speaking of FLL, I was wondering if they have closed down the viewing areas in order to enhance "social distancing". The one on the south side with a view of 10R/28L is actually a park, so I guess whatever they are doing with the regular parks might apply, while the 10L/28R viewing is jus...

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by Seabear
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9115

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

April 1 humor.

Har. Har. Har.

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by Seabear
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211133

Re: Mahan Air Ran Secret Flights to China Leading to Outbreak in Iran

Propaganda or not, the possibility that a communicable disease can spread via international air travel has moved out of the realm of science fiction, into science fact.

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by Seabear
Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 13
Views: 1486

Re: Mad Mike Hughes - Tests, Launches, Developments

Ding! We have a winner. Darwin Award goes to Mad Mike Hughes, the Human Lawn Dart. RIP.

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by Seabear
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10679

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

I can't wait to see how the Media spins this "shocking revelation"...."Is Your Next Flight At Risk of Falling From The Sky? Film at 11..."

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by Seabear
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Yalta Conference
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: Yalta Conference

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Quincy_(CA-71)
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Roosevelt sailed aboard USS Quincy (CA-71) to Malta, and continued by air to the Crimea.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Quincy_(CA-71)

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by Seabear
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: REAL ID ACT
Replies: 24
Views: 1083

Re: REAL ID ACT

crjflyboy wrote:
Reading that the Department of Homeland security is ready to start action against states that have declared themselves.

States that issue drivers licenses to illegal aliens ...everyone's drivers licenses from sanctuary states will not be accepted to fly on, regardless.


Care to provide a source?

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by Seabear
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Whose 747’s have you flown?
Replies: 77
Views: 2116

Re: Whose 747’s have you flown?

AA 747-100, back in the 70's.

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by Seabear
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aspiring SoundCloud rapper coronavirus stunt on WestJet
Replies: 40
Views: 4527

Re: Aspiring SoundCloud rapper coronavirus stunt on WestJet

This "prank" is the equivalent of shouting "fire" in a crowded theater and should be punished accordingly.

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by Seabear
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What former airports have you flown into?
Replies: 45
Views: 2146

Re: What former airports have you flown into?

Denver Stapleton & Austin Mueller

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by Seabear
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay
Replies: 31
Views: 9440

Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wouldn't touch that with a barge pole. Galactic ick factor.

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by Seabear
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What former carriers have you flown?
Replies: 102
Views: 3307

Re: What former carriers have you flown?

Ozark
TWA
Continental
Pan Am
Eastern
AirTran
America West
USAirways
ATA
Virgin America
Western
National
Braniff I & II
Texas International
Hughes AirWest

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by Seabear
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 744
Views: 111305

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

LA County Sheriff just stated in a press briefing that 9 souls were on board per the manifest. No confirmation was provided that Kobe Bryant or his family was on board.

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by Seabear
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New airport killed the old airport
Replies: 44
Views: 7588

Re: New airport killed the old airport

MCO (Orlando Int'l) replaced ORL

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by Seabear
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA to allow non-travelers airside again
Replies: 51
Views: 8610

Re: SEA to allow non-travelers airside again

Looking at it from a security standpoint I think this is a bad idea. Never mind the extra crowds. What's to stop Joe or Jane off the street from coming through and trying to sneak on a flight without a ticket? At least now, one has to already have purchased a ticket to access the sterile areas so t...

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by Seabear
Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 258
Views: 29303

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/crime/new-video-arrest-of-17-year-old-plane-theft-suspect-caught-on-video/ FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — New video shows the arrest of the 17-year-old who police say stole a private plane at Fresno Yosemite International Airport before crashing it into a nearby ...

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by Seabear
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denied Boarding - a Man and His Possum
Replies: 47
Views: 6010

Re: Denied Boarding - a Man and His Possum

bohica wrote:
In today's "politically correct" society, the possum should have identified as a cat.


Or perhaps the possum is transitioning to a golden retriever?

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by Seabear
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA3508 11/29/19 returns for faked medical emergency
Replies: 20
Views: 4861

Re: AA3508 11/29/19 returns for faked medical emergency

72 hours in a padded cell to ponder the wisdom of her poor choices... brilliant!

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by Seabear
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Former US Armed Forces members want crackdown on fake "emotional support" animals
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Re: Former US Armed Forces members want crackdown on fake "emotional support" animals

When did "emotional support animal" become a thing? How the h*ll did the human race manage to cope before small furry mammals became the fetish object du jour?

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by Seabear
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avatar Airlines (formerly Family Airlines) start up tries again..
Replies: 139
Views: 13784

Re: Avatar Airlines (formerly Family Airlines) start up tries again..

Murdoughnut wrote:
UPlog wrote:
Besides being a convicted felon, he also unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate seat. Real con man..


Nah, a real con man would have won the Senate seat.


Or the Presidency... ;-)

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by Seabear
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Updating Their Livery
Replies: 124
Views: 26823

Re: American Airlines Updating Their Livery

Well surely they cant do a worse job than United did United's livery appears "incomplete" to me, as if they just needed to get something out there quickly & didn't want to spend the time or money. AA's looks like they hired a group of toddlers to draw an "airplane" - and the...

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by Seabear
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Updating Their Livery
Replies: 124
Views: 26823

Re: American Airlines Updating Their Livery

So more metallic in the paint...?

Something like this perhaps?
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by Seabear
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A380 be saved by Hydrogen?
Replies: 59
Views: 7485

Re: Could the A380 be saved by Hydrogen?

bennett123 wrote:
Storing Hydrogen in a passenger aircraft with a considerable number of electrical systems.

What could go wrong with that.


Let me guess....oh, yeah:
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by Seabear
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739161

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Broward County (FL) mayor wants to ban 737MAX from FLL...and wants to enlist fellow mayors across the country to join the boycott. Our tax dollars at work. Hmmmm, wonder who would benefit....? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Broward-County-Mayor-Wants-to-Prevent-737-Max-From...

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by Seabear
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United and Star Wars
Replies: 15
Views: 1950

Re: United and Star Wars

This isn't the airline you're looking for....

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by Seabear
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to the Soviet Airliner manufacturers?
Replies: 47
Views: 9383

Re: What happened to the Soviet Airliner manufacturers?

As far as I understand Tu-4 was basically the same as Li-2, based on licence agreements. Rolls Royce Nene was indeed, as far as I can remember, backengineered and therefore can indeed be argued to be a copy, although again, it was not exactly copied, but used to design the VK-1 and later in china f...

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by Seabear
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Restricts Leasing of Commercial Aircraft to Cuba
Replies: 39
Views: 7608

Re: U.S. Restricts Leasing of Commercial Aircraft to Cuba

What is Cuba's crime anyway? They are communists? Aren't the Chinese communists? Don't we conduct just a wee bit of business with China.. I just don't get the fixation with continued punishment of Cuba.. It's weird? The Cuban expats in S Florida still wield considerable political influence and are ...

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727LOVER wrote:
You can see the F/A cleaning her hair afterword
https://www.foxnews.com/travel/drunk-sp ... omans-hair
:vomit:


Chunder recovery fee?

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by Seabear
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Only 2 Seats Open in Y
Replies: 9
Views: 3367

Re: Only 2 Seats Open in Y

Place an inflated airsickness bag on the desired seat.

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by Seabear
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unticketed Pax Clears TSA, Boards DL Flight
Replies: 63
Views: 15295

Re: Unticketed Pax Clears TSA, Boards DL Flight

Mrs Ada Quonsett??

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by Seabear
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS drone unit achieves FAA air carrier certification
Replies: 33
Views: 4190

Re: UPS drone unit achieves FAA air carrier certification

How long before the first UPS drone is skyjacked by some reasonably proficient hackers?

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by Seabear
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Japan Airlines seat map helps avoid screaming babies, maybe.
Replies: 7
Views: 2083

Re: Japan Airlines seat map helps avoid screaming babies, maybe.

Excelsior! Now how about an icon for bratty seatback-kickers, obnoxious drunks, stinky smokers, phony ESAs, and bulbous "persons of size"?

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by Seabear
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Endeavor (Delta) Flight Attendant Eases Deaf Teens Travel Worries With Note
Replies: 5
Views: 2745

Re: Delta Flight Attendant Eases Deaf Teens Travel Worries With Note

So sad that a simple act of human kindness is celebrated as the exception, not the rule.

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by Seabear
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports that skip a terminal number
Replies: 48
Views: 6341

Re: Airports that skip a terminal number

MIA no longer has a terminal A, B, or C...starts with D, ends with J, and no I either.

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by Seabear
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying with an emotional support animal may soon get a whole lot more difficult
Replies: 62
Views: 9117

Re: Flying with an emotional support animal may soon get a whole lot more difficult

Oy, not this again... I'm 10000000.01% in favor of harmonizing the ADA and ACAA regarding "service" vs "emotional support" animals. Bona fide Service Animals, no problem. Those animals are rigorously screened and trained to provide a SERVICE - not furry fetish objects. Bottom lin...

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by Seabear
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 22089

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

Millions of cubicle dwellers, slaving away the days for a measly paycheck and a bleak future, are undoubtedly wailing and gnashing teeth over the plight of these poor pilots that can't make due on 200k/year.

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by Seabear
Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 148
Views: 24456

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French language

Sacré bleu!

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by Seabear
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA Helps Boy With Autism
Replies: 24
Views: 5098

Re: Non-power tripping FAs - Newsworthy

It's a shame when simple human kindness is newsworthy, let alone the exception.

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