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by okelleynyc
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How To Fight Pirates?
Replies: 60
Views: 8214

RE: How To Fight Pirates?

Interesting thread... I don't have a clue as to how realistic this may be, but I'm reminded of the strategies used during World War <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> to protect troop and supply ships crossing the Atlantic. In a word; Convoys. Couldn't "trains" of container ...

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by okelleynyc
Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Thank You Veterans
Replies: 3
Views: 2924

Thank You Veterans

I apologize to the moderators if this is not the appropriate location for this; please move as you see fit. From reading all of the posts on this site, it's apparent to me that there are a lot of active duty and veterans that visit this site. I wanted to take a moment today to thank all of you for y...

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by okelleynyc
Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-18 At McCarrin International
Replies: 7
Views: 5021

F-18 At McCarrin International

Hi Gang, I was just leaving Las Vegas this afternoon for a 1:30 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> flight to <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> when I saw a single F-18 taking off in front of us. For the newbie, is this a usual ev...

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One At LAX?
Replies: 3
Views: 5982

RE: Air Force One At LAX?

Slightly off topic, but I noticed a C-17 landing at <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> this afternoon; around 1:30 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym>. It must be the President's motorcade? Good luck in grabbing some pics of <acron...

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by okelleynyc
Sat May 05, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Trijet For Y3?
Replies: 44
Views: 5513

RE: Trijet For Y3?

This may sound really dumb, but I have an excuse, I'm no aeronautical engineer... Would it be possible to have a large centerline engine used primarily for cruise and two smaller wing mounted augmenter engines for take off, landing and redundancy in case of the "main" engines failure? The smaller by...

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by okelleynyc
Mon Apr 30, 2007 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Stamps Do You Have In Your Passport?
Replies: 72
Views: 8840

RE: What Stamps Do You Have In Your Passport?

In no particular order.... Malaysia (Bali) Indonesia (Kuala Lumpur and Penang) Thailand (Bangkok and Phuket) Hong Kong - (Pre and Post Hand Over) China (Shanghai) South Korea (Incheon and Kimpo) Taiwan (Taipei) Austria (Vienna) Slovakia (Bratislava) Turkey (Istanbul) Italy (Rome) United Kingdom (Lon...

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by okelleynyc
Mon Apr 30, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GAO:Airbus Jet Could Clog Airports
Replies: 31
Views: 8311

RE: GAO:Airbus Jet Could Clog Airports

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by okelleynyc
Mon Apr 02, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lavatory Signage Help
Replies: 6
Views: 7994

Lavatory Signage Help

Okay Guys and Gals, I'm sure that this is a first, but I'm looking for bathroom signage that politely tells the passengers to keep the restroom clean and to tell the F/As if there is a problem. I'm a hospital administrator in California and we're getting ready to move into a brand new 1.2 million sq...

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by okelleynyc
Fri Feb 02, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Thought To Make A Window Seat With No Windows?
Replies: 49
Views: 13309

RE: Who Thought To Make A Window Seat With No Windows?

This is all too funny! I just flew back from Chicago to Los Angeles on Tuesday night on a 767 and was in United's Economy Plus (row 13 seat A). I had no window either, although, if I really raked my seat back enough, I could just manage a peek out the window. I was going to post something here, but ...

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jan 17, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots And Cancer
Replies: 18
Views: 4770

RE: Pilots And Cancer

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by okelleynyc
Thu Jan 04, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Origin (Jeff Bezos) Launch Pics
Replies: 5
Views: 3506

Blue Origin (Jeff Bezos) Launch Pics

I just saw this and am pretty impressed with what Jeff Bezos and crew have been able to do in such a short amount of time. It looks similar to the DCX only shorter and more squat. While only a short hop, it's still pretty impressive. Enjoy! <a href="http://public.blueorigin.com/index.html" target=_b...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Nov 19, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Sphere Over Gate 17 At O'Hare?
Replies: 23
Views: 12913

Strange Sphere Over Gate 17 At O'Hare?

Hey gang, I just read an interesting report of a small metallic sphere spinning over Gate 17 at O'Hare on November 7th. You can find the "report" here: <a href="http://www.nuforc.org" target=_blank>www.nuforc.org</a> - it's on the main page... Are there any ramp folks here who heard about this or sa...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-117 Quietly Retired
Replies: 113
Views: 25238

RE: F-117 Quietly Retired

IF this is true, it makes me wonder if there isn't a "black" replacement we don't know about...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters-EK Says A380 5.5 Tons Overweight
Replies: 151
Views: 19550

RE: Reuters-EK Says A380 5.5 Tons Overweight

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by okelleynyc
Sat Oct 21, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC 763 Seating - This Can't Be A Good Idea?
Replies: 44
Views: 12685

AC 763 Seating - This Can't Be A Good Idea?

Besides making me dizzy just looking at the image of all of those canted pods, I wonder how comfortable those seats would be on a steep climb out? Maybe it's the camera angle, but they seem to be fairly well offset from the center line. I just have this mental image of a bunch of heads tipped over a...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 777 In Near Collision
Replies: 101
Views: 27291

RE: British Airways 777 In Near Collision

Maybe I'm way off here, but wouldn't BA need to dump some fuel before attempting a landing? Could that be a factor in their decision to carry on?

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by okelleynyc
Thu Aug 31, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexican Flag Flies Over US Post Office?!
Replies: 101
Views: 4505

RE: Mexican Flag Flies Over US Post Office?!

I recently returned home to Ft. Worth after having been away for 7 years. The change is shocking. Whole communities have cropped up where English is never spoken. I saw a building with two giant Mexican flags flying level with a single Stars & Stripes and thought that maybe it was a new consulate? N...

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by okelleynyc
Mon Jul 31, 2006 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thinking About An XBox 360. . . Hmm?
Replies: 21
Views: 2425

RE: Thinking About An XBox 360. . . Hmm?

Dude, Everyone and I mean everyone has to go through the doubts and life choices that you are pondering now. Another piece of advice: it never goes away. There will always be moments in your life where you will question your path, doubt your ability, wonder why the stars are aligned against you, and...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 30, 2006 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thinking About An XBox 360. . . Hmm?
Replies: 21
Views: 2425

RE: Thinking About An XBox 360. . . Hmm?

If you do, be ready for some heart ache. I had mine a total of three weeks before it completely died. I even bought the auxiliary cooling fans and that didn't work. I got the dreaded 3 red lights syndrome. It's cooked. Got curious, hacked open the innards, satisfied my curiosity and chunked it. Even...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caption Thread II: Post BradWray
Replies: 1
Views: 1474

Caption Thread II: Post BradWray

Sorry for the late post all. I didn't see that it was my turn until this morning. This is from my personal collection and need some help with the caption. <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=519 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=536...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help With Aircraft ID
Replies: 9
Views: 3597

RE: Help With Aircraft ID

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yes, Another Self Picture Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 8174

RE: Yes, Another Self Picture Thread

Here's me in Santa Barbara with a fellow paraglider. She's like, "What the ....?" <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=502 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=536909245&filename=11541319377PIFGU.jpg" target=_blank><img src="/uf/5369092...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Never Ending Ugly Car Thread
Replies: 69
Views: 17548

RE: The Never Ending Ugly Car Thread

You don't know <b>craptacular</b> until you've met the 1947 Crosley pickup truck. Beauty only a blind mother could love. <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=370 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border: 1px black solid;"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=536909245&filename=1154129924lo9g44.p...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mel Gibson Arrested For DUI In LA
Replies: 65
Views: 5064

Mel Gibson Arrested For DUI In LA

Looks like our buddy has been sneaking a few too many sips from the sacramental wine cup here lately.

Oh Boy!  no 

Link to come when more info is posted....

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help With Aircraft ID
Replies: 9
Views: 3597

RE: Help With Aircraft ID

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Is The Loudest Jet To Get Lunch Off A Carrier
Replies: 19
Views: 15527

RE: What Is The Loudest Jet To Get Lunch Off A Carrier

Not that I've heard it before, but one possibility that came to my mind was the North American RA5-C with those big and dirty GE J79-10s. I'd imagine they would rattle your fillings when launched in afterburner.

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help With Aircraft ID
Replies: 9
Views: 3597

RE: Help With Aircraft ID

Also, since the A-Train satellites are in polar orbits, I imagine that's why you see the weird south to north track on the previous day's flight from Edwards and why they chose the east coast of Florida track. i.e. the maximum number of clouds for calibration along with the same track as the overhea...

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by okelleynyc
Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help With Aircraft ID
Replies: 9
Views: 3597

RE: Help With Aircraft ID

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by okelleynyc
Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In Albuquerque?
Replies: 16
Views: 3563

What To Do In Albuquerque?

Don't forget the VLA radio observatories!!! Very Cool! Featured in the movie "Contact". Edited to add: If you're there during September 20-23rd, you should definitely take advantage of the annual Enchanted Skies Star Party. This is a huge deal and the variety of telescopes (both homemade and purchas...

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by okelleynyc
Fri Jul 28, 2006 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Trade Center The Movie
Replies: 52
Views: 3478

RE: World Trade Center The Movie

I'm sure it's going to be a great movie, but I won't be watching it for now; maybe later. It all seems just like yesterday to me. It's still too soon and too awful...

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by okelleynyc
Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Project Approved
Replies: 81
Views: 23838

RE: KC-X Tanker Project Approved

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by okelleynyc
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Project Approved
Replies: 81
Views: 23838

RE: KC-X Tanker Project Approved

Lockheed has been kicking around designs for an all new tanker/striker aircraft. If the artist depiction is accurate, it's one ugly/goofy looking bird...... <a href="http://www.defenselink.mil/transformation/articles/2006-04/ta041106b.html" target=_blank>http://www.defenselink.mil/transform...on/art...

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jul 26, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Orion" Said To Be Name Of NASA's CEV Program
Replies: 18
Views: 9304

RE: "Orion" Said To Be Name Of NASA's CEV Program

Thanks Thorny....

I'll read it in the AM.....

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jul 26, 2006 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese Reactor To Test "Mini-Sun"
Replies: 36
Views: 3237

RE: Chinese Reactor To Test "Mini-Sun"

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jul 26, 2006 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Bought A Hybrid Vehicle Today!
Replies: 38
Views: 2182

RE: I Bought A Hybrid Vehicle Today!

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jul 26, 2006 8:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have You Been On A Flight With Someone Famous?
Replies: 81
Views: 9971

RE: Have You Been On A Flight With Someone Famous?

I sat behind Al Sharpton once on a flight to Chicago and it was all I could do to keep my self from sticking a pencil in his hair to see if it would stay. He had some huge hired guns with him.

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by okelleynyc
Wed Jul 26, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Low Low Low Approaches
Replies: 4
Views: 2680

RE: Low Low Low Approaches

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by okelleynyc
Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Drive American?
Replies: 234
Views: 6245

RE: Do You Drive American?

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by okelleynyc
Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Orion" Said To Be Name Of NASA's CEV Program
Replies: 18
Views: 9304

RE: "Orion" Said To Be Name Of NASA's CEV Program

Hey Thorny, Has the recently released Space Frontier Foundation report circulated within your world? I'm on the lookout for a copy. They're apparently calling for NASA to halt any future spending on CEV1 and move on to the CEV2. They think it's a waste to build a CEV just to go back and forth to low...

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by okelleynyc
Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Drive American?
Replies: 234
Views: 6245

RE: Do You Drive American?

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by okelleynyc
Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Drive American?
Replies: 234
Views: 6245

RE: Do You Drive American?

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by okelleynyc
Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - A Weak Tail Section?
Replies: 13
Views: 5304

RE: A380 - A Weak Tail Section?

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by okelleynyc
Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Drive American?
Replies: 234
Views: 6245

RE: Do You Drive American?

I thought about purchasing "American" but ended up going for technology and fun instead. Plus, perceived quality was an issue as well. While Mazda is part of the Ford family, my car is built in Hiroshima, Japan. <acronym title="Aviaexpress (Hungary)">RX</acronym>-8 <center><table align=center BORDER...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Outstanding 360 View Of V-22 Pit In High Detail...
Replies: 2
Views: 4536

RE: Outstanding 360 View Of V-22 Pit In High Detail...

I just looked at the Front Section US101 360. Is that a Hader Window Airconditioner mounted in the cabin? It looks like a hack job! LOL Is this common on these helicopters to supplement the onboard system with a window unit or is it there just because it's involved in ground display? Probably the la...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Point Of Taking This Picture?
Replies: 8
Views: 4527

RE: What's The Point Of Taking This Picture?

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes You Would Not Wanna Fly
Replies: 48
Views: 6799

RE: Routes You Would Not Wanna Fly

The midnight <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> flight to Seoul on <acronym title="Korean Air">KE</acronym>, stopping in Anchorage for more than an hour, arriving at Incheon at 6:00 <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym>,...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: A Vs B, = Ford Vs Chevy. Nothing "Civil" About It.
Replies: 60
Views: 1407

RE: A Vs B, = Ford Vs Chevy. Nothing "Civil" About It.

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New: Caption Competition!
Replies: 28
Views: 1819

RE: New: Caption Competition!

"If I just keep walking, maybe he'll quit asking me for change."

[Edited 2006-07-23 03:01:47]

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - A Weak Tail Section?
Replies: 13
Views: 5304

RE: A380 - A Weak Tail Section?

<u>Vertical Stabilizer Facts:</u> Height - 14.08 Meters Lenght at the base - 12.85 Meters Primarly made of carbon fiber composites <u>Manufactured in Spain (several sites)</u> Getafe - design and initial assembly Illescas - Parts manufacturing Puerto Real - Final assembly and testing The leading and...

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by okelleynyc
Sun Jul 23, 2006 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - A Weak Tail Section?
Replies: 13
Views: 5304

A380 - A Weak Tail Section?

Just saw this although it's been out on the web for a while now. I wonder if this is going to be a carbon fiber issue. On the other hand, it could be just fluff. I'm trying to find another source: <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F s...

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