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by RedAirForce
Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cities You Haven't Enjoyed Visiting?
Replies: 257
Views: 16960

RE: Cities You Haven't Enjoyed Visiting?

Ukraine has a huge number of great looking women, but nothing beats Tallinn, Estonia.....

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by RedAirForce
Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cities You Haven't Enjoyed Visiting?
Replies: 257
Views: 16960

RE: Cities You Haven't Enjoyed Visiting?

There are certain cities that are so large they are great to go to and great to leave as they mix terrific and horrible elements; NYC and London are like this for me. Las Vegas is not a city, if you think of it the same way you would another city you will hate it. I went to visit a friend there and ...

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by RedAirForce
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Goodfella Henry Hill Is Dead...
Replies: 16
Views: 5237

RE: Goodfella Henry Hill Is Dead...

Bad guy, but a great guest on Howard Stern.

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by RedAirForce
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democracy Died? The End Of The United States?
Replies: 63
Views: 4786

RE: Democracy Died? The End Of The United States?

The only threat to democracy in the United States is when short term thinking people start talking about limiting free speech and expression. Once we head down that road we are done. All speech, left and right, must be protected, even if you do not like who is paying for it...KKK, Black Panthers, Co...

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by RedAirForce
Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ANZ Premium Econ. - Bar?
Replies: 2
Views: 2459

ANZ Premium Econ. - Bar?

I was looking at photos of the interior of the ANZ 777-300 and saw (what looks like) a self service bar. Do Prem.Econ. passengers have access to this, or just a Business/First benefit?

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by RedAirForce
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Day And A Half In Auckland
Replies: 5
Views: 3552

Day And A Half In Auckland

Hi Everyone, I asked awhile back about my mothers trip to Australia in September via Air New Zealand out of <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>; I was able to set it up with Air <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> that she could spend s...

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by RedAirForce
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Newark(EWR) To Sydney Via LAX
Replies: 4
Views: 4267

Newark(EWR) To Sydney Via LAX

Hello all, I am buying my mother a ticket (65th birthday) to Australia from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> this September as she is going on a month long birdwatching trip. She will be starting in <acronym title="Newark - Liberty Internation...

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by RedAirForce
Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Newark To Shanghai On CO
Replies: 4
Views: 4630

RE: Newark To Shanghai On CO

So then my only hope is to get one of the extended legroom seats on CO? Legroom is my main issue at my height! Thank you!

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by RedAirForce
Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Newark To Shanghai On CO
Replies: 4
Views: 4630

Newark To Shanghai On CO

Hi, I was recently asked to go on a group exchange to Shanghai for a few weeks this June. I am looking forward to the time in China, but not the 14+ hour flights. I am 6'4" and long flights are just torture. The group leader says we are in Premium Econ. What does this mean? Do I get more legroom? I ...

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by RedAirForce
Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 12 Hours In PPT
Replies: 5
Views: 3640

RE: 12 Hours In PPT

Thank you, I'll ask the local guide when we get there what hotels near the airport have a day room rate.

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by RedAirForce
Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 12 Hours In PPT
Replies: 5
Views: 3640

RE: 12 Hours In PPT

Great, thanks for the link! If anyone has been there I'd love to read your thoughts.

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by RedAirForce
Sun Aug 08, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 12 Hours In PPT
Replies: 5
Views: 3640

12 Hours In PPT

Hi, In October I am taking a cruise through the French Polynesia area...after the cruise we leave the ship at 10am, drive to PPT and have until 11pm until out flight out. Does anyone know if there is much to do to kill time? How far is the airport from town? Is there a bus / shuttle? I was thinking ...

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by RedAirForce
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Quick & Noisy: Copterline From Helsinki To Tallinn
Replies: 21
Views: 13389

RE: Quick & Noisy: Copterline From Helsinki To Tallinn

Nice report, Tallinn is a wonderful city...if you think that Heli is loud, try an Mi-8!

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by RedAirForce
Mon Aug 27, 2007 12:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AC 777-300ER YYZ - NRT With Pics + Vids
Replies: 25
Views: 33558

RE: AC 777-300ER YYZ - NRT With Pics + Vids

Very well written, with a nice balance of photos and info. Well done.

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by RedAirForce
Mon Aug 13, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BOS-JFK-AMS-MUC: SSSS-Check And KLM 777 (+pics)
Replies: 52
Views: 32866

RE: BOS-JFK-AMS-MUC: SSSS-Check And KLM 777 (+pics

.... i wonder if there is a <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym>.net website that has discussions of annoying, suspicious, irritating, arrogant, spoiled, self righteous, know it all, snotty travelers (sorry, 'spotters') who make their jobs so difficult...i really wo...

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by RedAirForce
Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6, TSA Sued Over Arabic T-shirt Incident
Replies: 40
Views: 9235

RE: B6, TSA Sued Over Arabic T-shirt Incident

This is the same as the "Imams" who tried to garner a reaction ( which they did) in order to sue to stop 'profiling' and are now suing individuals who report suspicious activity! This is all a CAIR / ACLU set-up.

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by RedAirForce
Sun Jan 29, 2006 5:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Tanker Study Opens Boeing, Airbus Competition
Replies: 53
Views: 5919

RE: Tanker Study Opens Boeing, Airbus Competition

Maybe you should be pissed, thats up to you. But when Airbus and Boeing are neck and neck for a US military contract there is only one logical choice. If the <acronym title="Pacific Wings (USA)">LW</acronym> or French air force goes with Airbus I would not complain, its a great product too. You get ...

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by RedAirForce
Sat Dec 31, 2005 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JNB To Be Renamed
Replies: 44
Views: 5257

RE: JNB To Be Renamed

Even in their craziest days I do not remember the US<acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> naming airports after the Stalinist leadership (cities ok, but not the airports); correct me if i am wrong. As for which half of the USA is crazy, it really depends on what day it is. Both sides are crazy abou...

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by RedAirForce
Mon Nov 14, 2005 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al One Step Closer To 787 Deal
Replies: 34
Views: 8271

RE: El Al One Step Closer To 787 Deal

Euro logic: If an airline buys a Boeing its due to pressure, if they buy Airbus its due to it being a great AC! Ha! Ilove Eurologic, reminds me of German logic from the 1930's and Russian logic from right after.

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by RedAirForce
Mon Nov 14, 2005 5:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Aruba Boycott And US Carriers
Replies: 71
Views: 7730

RE: The Aruba Boycott And US Carriers

I love the nitwits here who say she left the island alive (you must know what no one else does, or you are just plain dumb) or that she was sleeping with half the island (no, she is not Dutch, so I doubt she was doing that). The Gov. of Alabama is a politico looking to get his name in the paper, fin...

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by RedAirForce
Sat Nov 05, 2005 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Apparently SU Went For The A350
Replies: 48
Views: 12359

RE: Apparently SU Went For The A350

The IL 86 and 96 are big, but when i fly on them ( maybe 2 times a year) they tend to be 50% filled at best.

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by RedAirForce
Sat Nov 05, 2005 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Info On Possible CIA Plane
Replies: 97
Views: 7552

RE: More Info On Possible CIA Plane

How the French wished thay had <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> like this; but no, Paris burns from the Jihad. To all those who have a problem with these <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>, rot....the US bears the brunt of the jihad, not Poortugal or some other close to thirdworld coun...

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by RedAirForce
Tue Aug 16, 2005 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Everyone Thinks It's Terrorism Now
Replies: 67
Views: 11911

RE: Everyone Thinks It's Terrorism Now

"We can be annoyed because we don't all live in a state of paranoia." And we all did not see those towers burn with our own eyes....we EARNED the right to be paranoid...i Knew people who died in those towers...brings It really home...did you? That's the problem with this forum...it goes from discuss...

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by RedAirForce
Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helios 737 Cntd. -New Information-
Replies: 215
Views: 37622

RE: Helios 737 Cntd. -New Information-

From CNN: "The body of a woman flight attendant was found in the wreckage of the cockpit, a spokesman said." So, if this is right, then not all the flightcrew was knocked out at the same time. This is really an odd case. Worthy of discussion, but not worthy of those worms who would try to make this ...

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by RedAirForce
Wed Aug 03, 2005 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A340 Off Runway In YYZ
Replies: 570
Views: 106236

Air France A340 Off Runway In YYZ

Would the Ontario Highways Webcam have caught the actual crash on film?

Glad that it sounds like alot of people made it out.

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by RedAirForce
Sun Jul 31, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was The Noisiest Airliner Ever?
Replies: 60
Views: 16297

RE: What Was The Noisiest Airliner Ever?

From the outside, the Concorde...watched and heard it land in nice warm and quiet Barbados...super fast and loud...from the inside, at least for me, was flying the Il-62, sitting in the back of it from Moscow to Simefropol...great flight, but could not hear a thing after landing.

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by RedAirForce
Sun Jul 31, 2005 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Violent Case Of Air Rage Ever!
Replies: 30
Views: 9272

RE: Most Violent Case Of Air Rage Ever!

BlueSky, just so you know the Polish are called Poles.

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by RedAirForce
Fri Jun 17, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Outsells Boeing At Paris Air Show
Replies: 46
Views: 12119

RE: Airbus Outsells Boeing At Paris Air Show

This is a really silly post, kind of like saying "Yankees win 5th inning against Red Sox"; its who wins the game that matters ( if any of this really matters at all; they are just airplanes, get a life). If you have to have totals, wait until the end of the year and add them up. Who wins? Who cares;...

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by RedAirForce
Thu Jun 16, 2005 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Marshall Stops US Flight
Replies: 77
Views: 9228

RE: Air Marshall Stops US Flight

"Yeah go and celebrate america's paranoia.... you rock!"

"Put some FAMS on Air Force One and let`s see what happens. "


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Man, you gotta love German comedians, kind of like French war heros.

RAF

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by RedAirForce
Thu Mar 06, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Interesting Quote For The "French"
Replies: 10
Views: 2474

Interesting Quote For The "French"

By French I mean anyone opposed to taking out Saddam. Calling them French seems like the best tag I can think of ( though in the US "You German!" is coming up as a good bar room slander). “I am surprised to hear of all the anti-war demonstrations in the West. I wish that the demonstrators could spen...

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by RedAirForce
Thu Mar 06, 2003 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Dumbsfeld Interview On UK T.v
Replies: 36
Views: 2640

RE: Donald Dumbsfeld Interview On UK T.v

Lets pull out old interviews with Chamberlin...I love when the Brits act sso smug.

Your empire is gone, get over it (oops, sorry, you still have the Falklands).

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by RedAirForce
Thu Mar 06, 2003 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Americanism In Spain And Why
Replies: 24
Views: 5044

RE: Anti-Americanism In Spain And Why

Re:original post

Though I don't agree with all of it, its well thought out and well written. Good job; nice to see this website has not totally been taken over by the whiners.

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by RedAirForce
Mon Sep 02, 2002 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libyan Arab Airlines Airbus Order?
Replies: 43
Views: 4251

RE: Libyan Arab Airlines Airbus Order?

Boeing4ever - don't bother arguing with Swissnitwit, he is a big fan of the Libyans; its wrong for the USA to say we won't trade with libya, but its ok for Libya to blow up aircraft to make their point ( oh, i forgot, they really were innocent of all that PanAm 103 stuff : ( .... Really smart logic....

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by RedAirForce
Sat Jul 13, 2002 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US "Warship" Orders Aircraft Off Course
Replies: 35
Views: 2880

RE: US "Warship" Orders Aircraft Off Cou

I can't wait until the next time these European nations need us so we can leave them to rot. To take this nothing of a story and make it another "look at those arrogant Americans!" thread is so typical of how this board has evolved. So Granite, Maybe if the US was around in the early 1700's we could...

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by RedAirForce
Thu Jul 11, 2002 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa And Interflug
Replies: 13
Views: 4039

Lufthansa And Interflug

When the DDR was absorbed into the BRD, the East German Air Force became part of the West German Air Force. Was the same true of Interflug? Was it absorbed into Lufthansa, and if so, were there technically Lufthansa Tu-134's, Tu-154's, and Il-62's? What happened to all these aircraft? The West Germa...

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by RedAirForce
Thu Jul 11, 2002 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU Likely Order For A319/320
Replies: 8
Views: 1812

RE: SU Likely Order For A319/320

Wow gerardo, what a great analysis! maybe Boeing can keep all those "illegal" profits in Swiss banks (no questions asked! gotta love the Swiss!)

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by RedAirForce
Tue Jul 09, 2002 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Say No To MAT
Replies: 38
Views: 2966

RE: Say No To MAT

Yes OA240, there is a Macedonia. Only Greece refers to the country as FYROM, nowhere else in Europe is it refered to that way. This was done after the Greeks, in a really cowerdly way, used the power they had in Europe, to deny recognition of the new republic of Macedonia if it used the name macedon...

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by RedAirForce
Fri Jul 05, 2002 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddam's Stepson A Pilot In NZ
Replies: 30
Views: 2284

RE: Saddam's Stepson A Pilot In NZ

"Sorry USA - wake up to yourselves." what the hell does that mean? we should let him study here how to fly ac, or re-certify? You have NO CLUE what 9/11 meant over here, how it changed the country. Maybe we are a little sensitive, but we earned that. Maybe if someone blewup half of Sydney you would ...

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by RedAirForce
Tue Jul 02, 2002 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jets Collided Over Germany!
Replies: 383
Views: 53174

RE: Jets Collided Over Germany!

MSNBC syas that the airspace was Swiss controlled, not German controlled.

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by RedAirForce
Thu May 30, 2002 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libya Offers $2.7 Billion Pan Am 103 Settlement
Replies: 17
Views: 4134

Whats Wrong With This Picture?

From Joni: "It's tragic to have loved ones die in plane crashes, but it's also a bit tragic that having your loved one die in a plane crash is financially better than winning in the lottery!" Jackass statement of the year! From Swissgabe "I don't see a reason to pay a that high amout of money." Jack...

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by RedAirForce
Mon May 27, 2002 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI611 Missing On The Way To Hong Kong (VHHH)
Replies: 215
Views: 30250

RE: CI611 Missing On The Way To Hong Kong (VHHH)

RedPanda, Why would it only have been a US patriot missle that shot it down (even though there is no evidence of this whatsoever)? Maybe, if the missle theory is possibe here, it was a Chinese missle from the mainland or from a Chinese naval warship? Sort of silly to limit your missle theory to a si...

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by RedAirForce
Mon Apr 15, 2002 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS A340 At EWR
Replies: 2
Views: 2100

SAS A340 At EWR

Just saw an A340 of SAS fly over northern new jersey here in the bright sun. It was heading into EWR. Does it go back "home" from EWR or does it go on from there to LAX or someplace else?

thanks
RAF

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by RedAirForce
Wed Feb 06, 2002 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZRH-St.Peterburg?
Replies: 13
Views: 1219

RE: ZRH-St.Peterburg?

I was real suprised that they dropped this route. I flew it last year and it was packed, not one seat empty.

RAF

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by RedAirForce
Wed Jan 30, 2002 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAT DC9 Bombing 30 Years Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 2221

JAT DC9 Bombing 30 Years Ago

Read a posting on another site about a bombing of a Yugoslav AC heading from Stockholm to Zagreb. They mention that a young girl was the only survivor, falling from FL330! Two questions; Did they ever figure out who bombed the Yugoslav AC? How is it possible this girl survived the fall? RAF

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by RedAirForce
Wed Oct 03, 2001 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is Austrian OK?
Replies: 6
Views: 1552

Why Is Austrian OK?

With all the problems the smaller European carriers seem to be having, it seems that Austrian is not in toruble. Why? Why have they not been in the news for a possible collapse? What have they done to stay in good shape?

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by RedAirForce
Sat Sep 29, 2001 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would You Fly Tu154M?
Replies: 27
Views: 1735

RE: Would You Fly Tu154M?

Well, i have flown the Tu154 (and the Tu134, Il-62 also), and its fine. A flight between Moscow and St.Pete, no problem. But don't ask me to give up a Swissair or Austrian A330 for a Tu154 flight across the pond (even though thats not done). Its just a little rough and a little loud for flights long...

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by RedAirForce
Mon Sep 24, 2001 4:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Reports On Russian Aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3765

Ignore Above Post

Posted wrong report; here is the correct one with flight details, leaving out the non flight stuff. Flight 1 July 15, 2000 The car picked me up in northern New Jersey at 1:40pm, about 10 minutes late due to the poor weather. I have to say I was upset more that it was raining than at the late pickup....

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by RedAirForce
Mon Sep 24, 2001 3:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Reports On Russian Aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3765

Long, But Here Is Mine

OK, here is mine from last year. Has western AC (A330, A320) but also has Russian AC (TU-154, IL-62); from July / August 2000. RAF July 15 Day 1 - Left JFK at 6:30pm on Swissair flight 101 to Zurich on a nice new ( built 1998) Airbus A330. Good flight; each seat had its own personal video system whi...

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by RedAirForce
Wed Sep 12, 2001 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Guilty?
Replies: 2
Views: 988

RE: Who Is Guilty?

Well stated Prebennorholm.

I could see the smoke from my place of work in New Jersey; too close to home.

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by RedAirForce
Wed Sep 12, 2001 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Airliner Forced Down
Replies: 2
Views: 986

Korean Airliner Forced Down

ABCnews is reporting that US and Canadian forces forced down a KAL flight over whithorse bay, canada. Troops stormed the plane. No more details provided.

I could see the smoke from the towers from where I work in NJ. Incredible.

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