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by Speedbirdie
Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Ansett Memories And If She Was Around Today.
Replies: 43
Views: 6054

RE: Best Ansett Memories And If She Was Around Today.

I flew Ansett back when I was 17 for the first and only time. It was the worst flight I have ever experienced as when we were descending into <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> my ears practically exploded causing severe pain like I have never f...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: David Bowie Dies At The Age Of 69
Replies: 58
Views: 2905

RE: David Bowie Dies At The Age Of 69

Devastated. Absolutely Devastated. RIP My Goblin King..  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" width="15" height="15" border=...

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by Speedbirdie
Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 G-YMME MX Issue?
Replies: 9
Views: 9985

RE: BA 777 G-YMME MX Issue?

Very odd... Does no one have any info on this? I thought this was the 'place' to go to!

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Core Truths Of A-Net Part 2
Replies: 91
Views: 10877

RE: The Core Truths Of A-Net Part 2

People don't understand why when they type in a youtube link, it won't work when it looks like this

https://


Don't even get me started on 7700 squawk threads....

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fog Warning For LHR And LGW
Replies: 38
Views: 7182

RE: Fog Warning For LHR And LGW

oo its pea soup out there...

*filler*  

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS251 Squawking 7700
Replies: 25
Views: 14552

RE: VS251 Squawking 7700

I really do not see why we have to have a thread everytime an aeroplane squawks 7700..

Just my 2c.. or 2p in this country...

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by Speedbirdie
Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 748 D-ABYA Diverting To UK - Probably MAN
Replies: 11
Views: 13599

RE: 748 D-ABYA Diverting To UK - Probably MAN

Wheel well fire indication.

Had the same problem 3 days ago and squawked 7700 and returned to FRA.

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Women On A.net?
Replies: 44
Views: 1654

RE: Women On A.net?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/notaxonrotax" class="quote" target="_blank">notaxonrotax</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>Your description intrigues me......

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Feb 04, 2015 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK10 LAX - IST Diverted To LGW?
Replies: 4
Views: 2613

RE: TK10 LAX - IST Diverted To LGW?

Well it squawked 7700 a few hours ago and is now back in the air well en route to IST.

Who knows..

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scared Passenger Refused To Take Off.
Replies: 34
Views: 14718

RE: Scared Passenger Refused To Take Off.

Define normal these days... I am an <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> and have been for 10 years. 2 years ago I was in an accident whilst working on board and have barely flown since. I have had all types of counselling, you name it, and nothing seems to work. My anxiety as a passe...

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by Speedbirdie
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Graveyard Help!
Replies: 8
Views: 1829

Aircraft Graveyard Help!

Evening all! This year, again, I shall be having a holiday in Vegas, this time staying for 8 days. I am determined this year to drag myself away from the frozen Daiquiris for one day and visit an aeroplane graveyard. Can anyone please tell me the nearest and bestest one? I understand I will be spend...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Up To Six People Dead After Incident In Glasgow
Replies: 5
Views: 2136

RE: Up To Six People Dead After Incident In Glasgow

Such sad news, right before Christmas.

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Women On A.net?
Replies: 44
Views: 1654

RE: Women On A.net?

I'm a girl... Well when I checked in the shower an hour ago I still was. I don't post as much anymore. I joined the site when I was 23 and now at 34, I seem to have more of a life now than I did back then. Not saying people on here don't have lives of course! Priorities change when you get older eh....

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Easyjet Livery Revealed In Full
Replies: 51
Views: 40942

RE: New Easyjet Livery Revealed In Full

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> That awkward mo...

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by Speedbirdie
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Airspace Closed
Replies: 45
Views: 20985

RE: London Airspace Closed

Well a second aircraft just departed.
Things looking up?

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by Speedbirdie
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Airspace Closed
Replies: 45
Views: 20985

RE: London Airspace Closed

Well an aircraft just took off...

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by Speedbirdie
Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Forced To Return To Heathrow
Replies: 4
Views: 2888

RE: BA 747 Forced To Return To Heathrow

Considering it never squawked an emergency code, I don't see this as an emergency.

Slow news day and the British Media getting their pants in a twist....

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oops: 757F In-flight Opening Of Cargo Door
Replies: 27
Views: 15341

RE: Oops: 757F In-flight Opening Of Cargo Door

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YVRLTN" class="quote" target="_blank">YVRLTN</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thank you YVRLTN....

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by Speedbirdie
Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oops: 757F In-flight Opening Of Cargo Door
Replies: 27
Views: 15341

RE: Oops: 757F In-flight Opening Of Cargo Door

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mwhcvt" class="quote" target="_blank">mwhcvt</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Airfleets doesn't l...

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence On The Concorde
Replies: 18
Views: 29802

RE: Turbulence On The Concorde

Didn't concorde suffer more than a few engine surges in their time? I have heard a lot of crew say that they suffered them. They were more common for concorde because of their speed vs height?

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: #1: Speedbird 787 LHR-PHL, AA/US PHL-TPA-MIA-SXM
Replies: 37
Views: 20825

RE: #1: Speedbird 787 LHR-PHL, AA/US PHL-TPA-MIA-SXM

Lovely report James, thank you for sharing! Just one picky point! Mixed fleet crew for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> do not operate the <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> route. All 787 and 380 routes are operated with crew wh...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Oct 20, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We Lost One Of Our Own Too Soon - RIP JKW777
Replies: 24
Views: 5952

RE: We Lost One Of Our Own Too Soon - RIP JKW777

If only I knew how to post the picture of the first night Justin and I met along with a few other 'old school' a.netters.
RIP JKW.. x

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by Speedbirdie
Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TriStar L-1011 Last Passenger Operators & Flights?
Replies: 55
Views: 16689

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

Thank you for this thread, you've made my morning! <acronym title="Colgan Air (USA)">9L</acronym>-LDC used to fly for Sudan Airways back in the day to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. I used to beg my managers to go and meet the aircraft just to go on it...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Punctuality Problems With A380.
Replies: 70
Views: 28041

RE: BA Punctuality Problems With A380.

The BA268 <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> is fondly known amongst us <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> staff these days as the BA26late.. Very fit...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Chat Room
Replies: 27
Views: 2339

RE: Chat Room

Is it down? Or is my PC broke?

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If Your GF Got A Tattoo Without You Approval?
Replies: 127
Views: 32441

RE: What If Your GF Got A Tattoo Without You Approval?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thunderboltdrgn" class="quote" target="_blank">thunderboltdrgn</a> (<a href="#112" class="quote">Reply 112</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></tabl...

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If Your GF Got A Tattoo Without You Approval?
Replies: 127
Views: 32441

RE: What If Your GF Got A Tattoo Without You Approval?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dc9northwest" class="quote" target="_blank">dc9northwest</a> (<a href="#107" class="quote">Reply 107</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Erm...

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If Your GF Got A Tattoo Without You Approval?
Replies: 127
Views: 32441

RE: What If Your GF Got A Tattoo Without You Approval?

Dude needs to calm down. I woke up this morning and thought to myself 'I am going to get a tattoo today' So I did. I haven't told my boyfriend yet because do you know why? It is <acronym title="Midwest Airlines (Egypt) and Aerotransportes Mas (Mexico)">MY</acronym> body. Cut her some slack and let h...

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actress Ellen Page Is Out Of The Closet
Replies: 7
Views: 3038

RE: Actress Ellen Page Is Out Of The Closet

Gosh isn't she pretty....

I may just turn for this one..

 

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gears-up 763 Landing In Saudi Arabia
Replies: 46
Views: 31070

RE: Gears-up 763 Landing In Saudi Arabia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cat3land" class="quote" target="_blank">cat3land</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Cabin crew didn't control...</i></font><...

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is BI's 787 Brunei-London Stopping In DXB?
Replies: 8
Views: 5775

RE: Why Is BI's 787 Brunei-London Stopping In DXB?

I'm not sure I understand this thread. Just because they have a new aeroplane, it doesn't mean they should axe the <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> leg. The <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> ...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lighting Problems At LHR Terminal 5
Replies: 9
Views: 8404

RE: Lighting Problems At LHR Terminal 5

It gets really noticeable from 5pm onwards at the moment.
I hope the work starts soon.. There might actually be some talent for me to stare at..
:D

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Jude And UK Air Travel
Replies: 71
Views: 17600

RE: Hurricane Jude And UK Air Travel

Here at the end of 27R it is blowing a gale!

They also have been taking off on 27R all morning which hasn't been the norm all week (starting on 27L)
and have also failed to do a runway change at 1500 as which is the norm.
Any idea why the changes fellow avgeeks?

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delays Into Heathrow Due Weather
Replies: 13
Views: 9631

RE: Delays Into Heathrow Due Weather

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingthe757" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingthe757</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I would...

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by Speedbirdie
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Chat Room
Replies: 27
Views: 2339

RE: Chat Room

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JETnyc" class="quote" target="_blank">JETnyc</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Blanks and n...

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fear-of-flying UK Boy Stranded In Abu Dhabi... Fin
Replies: 51
Views: 10867

RE: Fear-of-flying UK Boy Stranded In Abu Dhabi... Fin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/type-rated" class="quote" target="_blank">type-rated</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Now what I would like to know is wha...

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Has Happened To A.net?
Replies: 265
Views: 12848

RE: What Has Happened To A.net?

I have just spent a good 10 minutes reading this with a smile! Ah the good old days, when Pilot Kaz and I were massive attention whores for being females. Oh how we loved the attention. These days, she tends to pick me up at the airport at 6am from a flight or we hang out at each others houses drink...

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by Speedbirdie
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fear-of-flying UK Boy Stranded In Abu Dhabi... Fin
Replies: 51
Views: 10867

RE: Fear-of-flying UK Boy Stranded In Abu Dhabi... Fin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/type-rated" class="quote" target="_blank">type-rated</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Are you a...

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Exhibitionist Spotted @ YVR
Replies: 17
Views: 2426

RE: Exhibitionist Spotted @ YVR

Did you call the police?

-filler-

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by Speedbirdie
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Painful Toilet Incident!
Replies: 16
Views: 2955

RE: A Painful Toilet Incident!

Considering all you men seem to have the worst aim when it comes to using a toilet, it really is not difficult to just put the damn thing that you have just pissed all over down and then wash your hands. It saves us women having to touch your disgustiness (yes I just made that word up) even more. It...

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Parked B787s, Where Are They?
Replies: 42
Views: 11211

RE: Parked B787s, Where Are They?

Looks like the QR 787 at LHR has gone back to the BA hangar..

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by Speedbirdie
Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Parked B787s, Where Are They?
Replies: 42
Views: 11211

RE: Parked B787s, Where Are They?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ba9216c" class="quote" target="_blank">ba9216c</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thankyou for yo...

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by Speedbirdie
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Parked B787s, Where Are They?
Replies: 42
Views: 11211

RE: Parked B787s, Where Are They?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">blueflyer</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Have just b...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Happening At LHR - Diversions!
Replies: 25
Views: 21275

RE: What's Happening At LHR - Diversions!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gulfstream650" class="quote" target="_blank">gulfstream650</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Und...

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by Speedbirdie
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Happening At LHR - Diversions!
Replies: 25
Views: 21275

RE: What's Happening At LHR - Diversions!

I was told it was a police helicopter. A little girl went missing in Colnbrook last night and as Colnbrook is under the 09L arrivals I was told this was what was diverting the aircraft. Fortunately she was found safe and well. I could be wrong however but this is what my neighbours were saying (as t...

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft With 20 Pax Onboard Crashes In Kazakstan
Replies: 14
Views: 14847

RE: Aircraft With 20 Pax Onboard Crashes In Kazakstan

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Alias1024" class="quote" target="_blank">Alias1024</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Oh yes. I d...

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by Speedbirdie
Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand - An Unexpected Briefing
Replies: 16
Views: 8046

RE: Air New Zealand - An Unexpected Briefing

Am I the only one who didn't enjoy this whatsoever? I didn't learn anything at all by watching this. I thought it was just a story and at the end I was waiting for the punch line.
One was not amused!

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?
Replies: 276
Views: 11954

RE: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?

Cor, he could have dressed a little better to present this no?

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?
Replies: 276
Views: 11954

RE: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OA260" class="quote" target="_blank">OA260</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> -pant pant pant- he...

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by Speedbirdie
Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?
Replies: 276
Views: 11954

RE: IPhone 5 Announcing 12th September/In Stores 21st?

After reading all of the above posts I've decided to issue tampons to everyone as I am actually interested about the iPhone coming out.... Does anyone have any info about the time this new iPhone will be screened? I'm in the UK and not sure for how much longer I can contain myself.. Will it be telev...

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