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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Rolls Out New Livery - Yellow Bird
Replies: 146
Views: 31911

RE: Spirit Airlines Rolls Out New Livery - Yellow Bird

Maybe Spirit could code-share with Megabus to catch the millennials.

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by Type-Rated
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Passengers Stage Revolt Against Delay.
Replies: 45
Views: 11212

RE: PIA Passengers Stage Revolt Against Delay.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Quoting type-rated (Reply 1): The whole plan...

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by Type-Rated
Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rude / Gross Passengers Posted Online
Replies: 28
Views: 10308

RE: Rude / Gross Passengers Posted Online

And then there are those people who walk into the can with bare feet. And you know that's not water on the floor in there. Then they want to put their wet feet on the bulkheads.... The thing that gets me the most are the parents who bring their little kids on board and then give them those small cel...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Passengers Stage Revolt Against Delay.
Replies: 45
Views: 11212

RE: PIA Passengers Stage Revolt Against Delay.

That was pretty brutal. I wonder if the passengers were jumping up and down making the plane bounce at the gate. A woman I spoke to many years ago said she was in Pakistan and the plane was oversold all the passengers started jumping up and down on the plane and yelling until it was resolved. The wh...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Remember MEM In The 90s?
Replies: 28
Views: 6300

RE: Anyone Remember MEM In The 90s?

There were a couple of years in there before NW ramped up service again to MEM and made it a busy hub.

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anyone Remember MEM In The 90s?
Replies: 28
Views: 6300

RE: Anyone Remember MEM In The 90s?

Thanks for those photo shots of <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> in 1973. I flew in and out of that place on SO back then. Lots of M404's around the place too. Then it became a ghost town after <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>...

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet To Begin Charging First Baggage Fees
Replies: 42
Views: 5377

RE: WestJet To Begin Charging First Baggage Fees

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Airbusa322" class="quote" target="_blank">Airbusa322</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I hope Westjet Cabin Crew are ready fo...

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contract AA Baggage Handler Killed At DTW
Replies: 13
Views: 9912

RE: Contract AA Baggage Handler Killed At DTW

Complacency can be just as dangerous on the job as it can be in other places.

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Is The Outrage Over Brendan's Murder?
Replies: 42
Views: 3330

RE: Where Is The Outrage Over Brendan's Murder?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Quoting type-rated (Reply 4): You forgot the...

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 'Stop Dressing Like A Slob When Traveling'
Replies: 36
Views: 6252

RE: 'Stop Dressing Like A Slob When Traveling'

And that's what I have been saying for years and years. But sometimes people just have to find out for themselves, if their attitude doesn't get in the way.

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Is The Outrage Over Brendan's Murder?
Replies: 42
Views: 3330

RE: Where Is The Outrage Over Brendan's Murder?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ImperialEagle" class="quote" target="_blank">ImperialEagle</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> If liberals don't like somethin...

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by Type-Rated
Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boat Incident Clip On Youtube
Replies: 5
Views: 1946

RE: Boat Incident Clip On Youtube

That has to be one of the weirdest videos I have ever seen. So many questions. Why is the girl in the pink screwing around with her finger(looking very unhappy) after the guy in the back in the white shirt does something to it? 1:20 Did he break her finger or something like that? She doesn't look ha...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 'Stop Dressing Like A Slob When Traveling'
Replies: 36
Views: 6252

RE: 'Stop Dressing Like A Slob When Traveling'

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>I know it's fashionable to want people to dres...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hate To Bring Up Sarah Palin....
Replies: 39
Views: 2674

RE: I Hate To Bring Up Sarah Palin....

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> TMZ and Jon Stewart are considered rags unles...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 'Stop Dressing Like A Slob When Traveling'
Replies: 36
Views: 6252

RE: 'Stop Dressing Like A Slob When Traveling'

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zrs70" class="quote" target="_blank">zrs70</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Airliners.net has really grown up. Ten years a...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Hate To Bring Up Sarah Palin....
Replies: 39
Views: 2674

RE: I Hate To Bring Up Sarah Palin....

You do know that "The Raw Story" is a satire newspaper, right? Sarah Palin was in Houston doing a fund raiser for a disabled veteran's group last Sunday. It was a $100 a plate affair. And there are people out there who think she'll jump into the 2016 Presidential race at the last moment and mop up a...

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by Type-Rated
Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moron Ray Rice Cut By Ravens After New Video
Replies: 90
Views: 3277

RE: Moron Ray Rice Cut By Ravens After New Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ltbewr" class="quote" target="_blank">ltbewr</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>I bet in the next several days, Rice will su...

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by Type-Rated
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 100 Teens Swarm Memphi Mall Knocking Out Customers
Replies: 16
Views: 2017

RE: 100 Teens Swarm Memphi Mall Knocking Out Customers

This kind of crime is an offshoot of the flash mobs where a mob of "urban youth" comes into a store and takes whatever they want and leaves without paying for any of it. The perps use social media to come up with a time and place and then text each other as to where to meet up before going as a grou...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moron Ray Rice Cut By Ravens After New Video
Replies: 90
Views: 3277

RE: Moron Ray Rice Cut By Ravens After New Video

The <acronym title="Fallon - NAS / Van Voorhis Field (NFL / KNFL), USA - Nevada">NFL</acronym> knew that the elevator video existed. Why did it take a rag like TMZ to actually get their hands on it? The <acronym title="Fallon - NAS / Van Voorhis Field (NFL / KNFL), USA - Nevada">NFL</acronym> should...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To LOS?
Replies: 57
Views: 12331

RE: BA A380 To LOS?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DexSwart" class="quote" target="_blank">DexSwart</a> (<a href="#53" class="quote">Reply 53</a>):<br/><i> The <acronym title="Air Fiji and Contin...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To LOS?
Replies: 57
Views: 12331

RE: BA A380 To LOS?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/max999" class="quote" target="_blank">max999</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>An on-duty Federal Air Marshal was stabbed w...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moron Ray Rice Cut By Ravens After New Video
Replies: 90
Views: 3277

RE: Moron Ray Rice Cut By Ravens After New Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Part of being a victim is the mental side ...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Exp. Second Child.
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

RE: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Exp. Second Child.

HRH Prince Harry has moved down to 5th in the line of ascension to the throne. He doesn't seem to be bothered one bit by it either.

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 08, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To LOS?
Replies: 57
Views: 12331

RE: BA A380 To LOS?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PEK777" class="quote" target="_blank">PEK777</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Animals. I don't know why anyone would want ...

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Exp. Second Child.
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

RE: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Exp. Second Child.

Another heir and the spare, eh? Congratulations to them!

[Edited 2014-09-08 02:34:38]

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 To LOS?
Replies: 57
Views: 12331

RE: BA A380 To LOS?

Even thinking there is a problem with anything to do with <acronym title="Lagos - Murtala Muhammed (Ikeja) (LOS / DNMM), Nigeria">LOS</acronym> or Nigeria is racist. It has to be safe! Look at all the oil companies doing business there. Do you think these companies would put their own employees in d...

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: $3M On Govmt. Study Of Overweight Lesbians---
Replies: 11
Views: 1920

RE: $3M On Govmt. Study Of Overweight Lesbians---

I think a lot of lesbians are overweight because they like to throw their weight around.

I learned long ago not to mess with lesbians. They just want to be left alone. And I mean it too!

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Florida Reincarnation - Plans 2015 Launch
Replies: 82
Views: 13203

RE: Air Florida Reincarnation - Plans 2015 Launch

They are even bringing back the flying ass logo too!

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Joan Rivers
Replies: 18
Views: 1726

RE: RIP Joan Rivers

So far the news is that she was in for a diagnostic procedure, a look at the vocal chords to try to figure out why her voice sounded raspy. They used propofol for the anesthesia during the procedure and something went wrong. It could have been a reaction to the propofol. That's where the investigati...

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The NZ Malware Attack - From Slovakia!
Replies: 1
Views: 1287

RE: The NZ Malware Attack - From Slovakia!

A lot of times hackers release this kind of attack to demonstrate holes in a providers security programs. When hackers kept going after Windows, they kept saying "Microsoft, fix your software". This attack could be similar in nature. It sounds like a "denial of service" type of attack where the malw...

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Flight Attendants To Get New Uniforms
Replies: 27
Views: 12364

RE: Delta Flight Attendants To Get New Uniforms

Has the red dress been out 8 years already? I thought it was just a couple of years ago. It was released with great fanfare! It came after Deltalina, right?

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures
Replies: 211
Views: 54792

Southwest Airlines New Livery Pictures

It reminds me of a bowl of fruit from south of the border! I predict this will be called the "Fruit Bowl" livery. For me it has lot of Caribbean/Central American flair! You are right, they could have done better. Those white letters really stand out and not in a good way either. It looks unfinished.

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier To Unveil New Livery On September 9
Replies: 150
Views: 30790

RE: Frontier To Unveil New Livery On September 9

And underneath the name Frontier they even have the old arrow from the late 60's livery! This looks very promising. I am glad those huge silver billboard titles are gone. This looks much more balanced.

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by Type-Rated
Sun Sep 07, 2014 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kalitta Pilot On Radio Suffering From Hypoxia
Replies: 16
Views: 13118

RE: Kalitta Pilot On Radio Suffering From Hypoxia

If they had hypoxia at such an altitude why didn't they use the O2 masks? Was this aircraft a 747?

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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Seat Recline Debate
Replies: 31
Views: 2781

RE: The Seat Recline Debate

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>There shouldn't even be a "debate" a...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute
Replies: 45
Views: 5190

RE: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute

The guy looks like he should be on that television show "Shark Tank". So he thinks it's rude to recline your seat, heh? Hell if you want more room pay for F buddy. And he states that he will continue to use his knee defender even though he knows that its use is against most airlines policy. If your ...

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by Type-Rated
Thu Sep 04, 2014 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Media Being Racist?
Replies: 48
Views: 2536

RE: Is The Media Being Racist?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>When they don't have a job or good education...

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by Type-Rated
Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Load Factor To Houston
Replies: 61
Views: 14194

RE: SAS Load Factor To Houston

IAH opened in 69' and I don't think any airline had 747 service before 1970.

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by Type-Rated
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Ends ORD-YXE
Replies: 10
Views: 5978

RE: United Ends ORD-YXE

They can always fly to Toronto/Vancouver for more non-stops to most major cities internationally.

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Another Recline-angry Passenger Causes Diversion
Replies: 15
Views: 1991

RE: Another Recline-angry Passenger Causes Diversi

Maybe because they read the story about what happened on the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flight and thought they could get away with it too? When that story broke last week about the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> incident I said we'd be hearing more abou...

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by Type-Rated
Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Media Being Racist?
Replies: 48
Views: 2536

RE: Is The Media Being Racist?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Not around here. Or Portland. Or Seattle. Wh...

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Antennas Close To Runway
Replies: 5
Views: 4651

RE: Antennas Close To Runway

I'd be more worried about the obstruction aspect of a tower so close to the runway.

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by Type-Rated
Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Media Being Racist?
Replies: 48
Views: 2536

RE: Is The Media Being Racist?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ltbewr" class="quote" target="_blank">ltbewr</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Perhaps one issue it that much of the 'media...

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by Type-Rated
Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UAL Pilot-"Sounds Like First-World Problem To Me"
Replies: 75
Views: 4921

RE: UAL Pilot-"Sounds Like First-World Problem To

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cubsrule" class="quote" target="_blank">Cubsrule</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>Then why advertise it? Perhaps there is ...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is The Media Being Racist?
Replies: 48
Views: 2536

RE: Is The Media Being Racist?

I seriously believe that the media is intentionally suppressing black on white crime. They currently only cover the tip of the iceburg. Even local newspapers are doing this. But I will say that the Michael Brown thing did explode in the media and Obama's faces after his backround was released. And I...

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by Type-Rated
Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute
Replies: 45
Views: 5190

RE: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute

In a post here quite a while ago someone mentioned that F/A's are trained to look for those knee defenders in use and if they see anyone using one they are supposed to make the passenger take it off and they are reminded of the airlines policy about such devices. Any F/A here heard about this from t...

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by Type-Rated
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BAC-111 From Dallas
Replies: 3
Views: 6546

RE: BAC-111 From Dallas

That plane looks like it was meticulously maintained. Who owned it?

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by Type-Rated
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute
Replies: 45
Views: 5190

RE: UA Flight Diverted Over Knee Defender Dispute

I think this is just the beginning of these kinds of problems. I saw a news clip today saying the company that makes the Knee Defender can't keep their website up because of all the orders this story has generated for them! The story told by ABC news said that this story is about laptop usage. The g...

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by Type-Rated
Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scaremongering About Jets' CO2 Continues
Replies: 26
Views: 2209

RE: Scaremongering About Jets' CO2 Continues

And in addition to CO2 emissions there are also people out there who think the government is using airliners to spread mind control gasses over the general population as a way to control them! See! All those aircraft at altitude have white stuff coming out of their engines!

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by Type-Rated
Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TriStar L-1011 Last Passenger Operators & Flights?
Replies: 55
Views: 16642

RE: TriStar L-1011 Last Passenger Operators & Flights?

Remember when Lockheed was selling the TriStar it was commonly referred to as "The Most Advanced Airliner In The World", and at the time it was!

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