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by Karlsands
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A321s being used on STT-MIA Route
Replies: 7
Views: 1611

Re: AA A321s being used on STT-MIA Route

A proper take off at st Thomas is a good time indeed, specially on that 757

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by Karlsands
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 159
Views: 19482

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

Bigstud69 wrote:
This guy comes off as extremely entitled. Why is that?

Probably an angry little soy boy that can’t lay off HuffPost

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by Karlsands
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM getting bad press over breastfeeding
Replies: 99
Views: 7007

Re: KLM getting bad press over breastfeeding

OMG, this thread is quite something. Bottom line *for me* is that I do not see the problem with anything that deals with the human body, and the nourishing/survival of said human body. I totally fail to see how seeing a part of a fellow human being should make someone uncomfortable, least offend th...

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by Karlsands
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9186

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

I love the interior with the trees and huge glass, makes you seem on the ramp itself

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by Karlsands
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Klax and surrounding airfields in regards to earthquakes.
Replies: 28
Views: 3917

Klax and surrounding airfields in regards to earthquakes.

Any word on if the regions airports have been affected tonight etc.

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by Karlsands
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines
Replies: 51
Views: 13435

Re: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines

One engine with full fuel and load (obviously not in this case) but no , it can stay aloft barley. I wouldn’t say it could properly fly without two specially the 200 & 300 Depends on the height you are at, it flies and ok on one engine. You can manage to landing it if you had the height to jett...

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines
Replies: 51
Views: 13435

Re: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines

Talk about curvature of the earth... Not sure what you mean by that. The 3 engine takeoff performance is predicated on the failure of another engine, that is why they would have stopped in HNL as they would have reduced fuel load out of PPT. The A340 can fly on just one engine. One engine with full...

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by Karlsands
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches
Replies: 30
Views: 6430

Re: ORD "People Mover" Shutdown Causing Headaches

Over budget corruption

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by Karlsands
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freebird A320 hit by jetbridge at Brussels
Replies: 15
Views: 2886

Re: Freebird A320 hit by jetbridge at Brussels

It’s called being drunk

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by Karlsands
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much range is too much?
Replies: 30
Views: 5164

Re: How much range is too much?

No range is too much , if you have the equipment and pilot rotation and a profit to make , why would there be a limit. Crew rotations and rest included of course .

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by Karlsands
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets
Replies: 30
Views: 3500

Re: US Major Airlines - Regional Fleets

Bro you need a stiff drink and some sleep haha

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by Karlsands
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd flight path for DL1631 (LAX-DCA) 6/19
Replies: 23
Views: 4260

Re: Odd flight path for DL1631 (LAX-DCA) 6/19

You would be surprised how the jet stream and or thunderstorms influence flight paths , highs and lows as well in regards to pressure systems . You gotta catch that wind the best you can

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by Karlsands
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Passenger Assaults FA
Replies: 22
Views: 2408

Re: ANOTHER PASSENGER ASSAULTS FA

There has to be a national data base of these people that create these problems, and they should be banned for life for flying on any airline, 1 strike and you're out. Maybe US should have a "Point System" like mainland China which disqualify certain people from flying if their "poin...

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by Karlsands
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 39438

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

TK787 wrote:
Well, sitting at EWR Polaris lounge and waiting to see if I make my flight. It could be worse :)

Drink up !

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by Karlsands
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 39438

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

Notams say airport closed until 17:59 at the moment

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by Karlsands
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA SFO widebodies
Replies: 11
Views: 3214

Re: UA SFO widebodies

SFO does most of the overhaul work etc for UA

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc
Replies: 78
Views: 8913

Re: ek unbundling j

Eh??? This is about business class... Basic Business Class Your base fare is that you get to stand in the business class cabin by the bar... :banghead: There is too much ambiguity surrounding BBC. British Broadcasting Corporation, Boeing Brasil Commercial, now Basic Business Class and the real one....

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches unbundled Business: to charge for seat assignment, lounge, etc
Replies: 78
Views: 8913

Re: ek unbundling j

Please try to use capital letters and punctuation when posting. It makes the post much easier to read. This move doesn't surprise me. EY and QR recently offered lounge upgrades (Using the First lounge if in J for a fee) and buying amenity kits. Well you obviously could read it enough to reply. So h...

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New VC-25 livery
Replies: 18
Views: 2563

Re: New VC-25 livery

WeatherPilot wrote:
Please don't let this be the start of every consecutive President painting the plane to their own tastes.

I think this would be for the next gen 747 8 variant , but yes that would be messy

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is regulatory approval required for livery changes?
Replies: 59
Views: 7598

Re: Is regulatory approval required for livery changes?

All that matters is that call sign and what they file by , paint for most part is for the customers eyes

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New VC-25 livery
Replies: 18
Views: 2563

Re: New VC-25 livery

Reminds me of the old British airways livery myself , but hell this is gonna become a political this vs that issue cause people these days are just nuts

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by Karlsands
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects
Replies: 68
Views: 9866

Re: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects

There has to be some time limit in regards to the flight being waited on, right ? If it’s close I understand but imagine hours on hours just fo a few people

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by Karlsands
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Double bogey a320
Replies: 8
Views: 2111

Re: Double bogey a320

KFTG wrote:
They aren't operating anywhere else. I'd be surprised if there are any left flying period.

Intriguing , is the second hand market a no go due to extra weight or just their age I have to wonder

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by Karlsands
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Double bogey a320
Replies: 8
Views: 2111

Double bogey a320

Any idea if any double bogey a320s are operating anywhere besides India, I believe even there they have been phased out to most of an extent

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by Karlsands
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?
Replies: 26
Views: 4950

Re: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?

Money is always the answer

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by Karlsands
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is (realistically) next for SEA?
Replies: 14
Views: 1550

Re: What is (realistically) next for SEA?

More hipsters

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by Karlsands
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Cargo to use Drones
Replies: 13
Views: 2042

Re: Air Canada Cargo to use Drones

AC77X wrote:
nc3rd wrote:
One step closer to the end of manned aircraft. Not something to be celebrated.

Indeed. I believe they had ordered 2 B77Fs but cancelled the orders later. At least now AC Cargo will actually have a "fleet".

For Cargo perhaps, for humans not close.

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by Karlsands
Fri May 24, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Amazon Hub groundbreaking at CVG
Replies: 17
Views: 2821

Re: Official Amazon Hub groundbreaking at CVG

FriscoHeavy wrote:
PixelPilot wrote:
I really love the 737 painted in blue. What a pretty bird.


It's stunning. It's better than 99% of commercial liveries out there. It's on par with the likes of Air Tahiti Nui. Airlines should take note - You can have some color and it still be classy and look good.

Exactly, take a “risk”for once

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by Karlsands
Thu May 23, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad A380 with 20 pax on board
Replies: 35
Views: 15027

Re: Etihad A380 with 20 pax on board

SCQ83 wrote:
Am I the only one tired of all those "vloggers"?

Right? Please make sure to subscribe blah blah haha

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by Karlsands
Tue May 21, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Will DL Return to Fukuoka?
Replies: 18
Views: 2158

Re: When Will DL Return to Fukuoka?

zeke wrote:
Yeah I agree, the A350 would not make it non stop, they could use a 767-300ER instead.

Huh

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by Karlsands
Tue May 21, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Will DL Return to Fukuoka?
Replies: 18
Views: 2158

Re: When Will DL Return to Fukuoka?

When they choose to. Why would we know

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by Karlsands
Mon May 20, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B 797 - One pilot cockpit?
Replies: 177
Views: 17913

Re: B 797 - One pilot cockpit?

CNBC has a report out stating that B 797 may be a one pilot cockpit aircraft with the 2nd pilot being a ground based pilot monitoring multiple aircraft! https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/20/boeings-new-797-could-be-built-to-fly-with-just-one-pilot-on-board.html It will be interesting to see how this pla...

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by Karlsands
Mon May 20, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester Airport without fuel due to power cut
Replies: 16
Views: 2621

Re: Manchester Airport without fuel due to power cut

WayexTDI wrote:
Revelation wrote:
digitalcloud wrote:
Considering the original post says 'MAN', that's a pretty safe assumption.

Seems humor has left you.

Carry on.

You know there's a world outside the US, right? OP said MAN and Manchester; that's Manchester UK

Pretty sure you need to laugh a bit more.

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by Karlsands
Sun May 12, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 6825

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

musman9853 wrote:
Lol aviation is like 95% white men yet it's apparently so hard for the white men lol.

What a stupid comment

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by Karlsands
Mon May 06, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Challenger 601 down - Vegas to Monterrey
Replies: 46
Views: 11549

Re: Challenger 600 down from Vegas to Monterrey

Ionosphere wrote:
Always happens in threes

Seems strangely so, but indeed

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by Karlsands
Wed May 01, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane
Replies: 66
Views: 8786

Re: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane

Spacepope wrote:
Karlsands wrote:
Spacepope wrote:
Or have higher than a third grade education.

Or don’t be such a closed minded fool , again.

Scientist. Evidence-minded fool, thank you. Show me proof. Empirical data. I'll wait.

Hahahahaha. Sad fool

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by Karlsands
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane
Replies: 66
Views: 8786

Re: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane

Spacepope wrote:
Karlsands wrote:
MalevTU134 wrote:
This should have been the last post of this thread.

Only if you’re closed minded .

Or have higher than a third grade education.

Or don’t be such a closed minded fool , again.

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by Karlsands
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer
Replies: 16
Views: 2879

Re: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer

Very cool, good to know. appreciate the technical input

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by Karlsands
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane
Replies: 66
Views: 8786

Re: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane

MalevTU134 wrote:
CantbeGrounded wrote:
There's no such thing as ghosts - thus a debate about video 'evidence' is unnecessary.

This should have been the last post of this thread.

Only if you’re closed minded .

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by Karlsands
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer
Replies: 16
Views: 2879

Re: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer

Isn’t it just the rudder that is painted before assembly and the rest of the stabilizer is painted with the rest of the aircraft? Nothing more to it. I’ve noticed a stripe on the rudder then also further forward itself as if there are 3 lines of paint Maybe different panel colors? I've never seen w...

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by Karlsands
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer
Replies: 16
Views: 2879

Re: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer

headlessmike wrote:
Isn’t it just the rudder that is painted before assembly and the rest of the stabilizer is painted with the rest of the aircraft? Nothing more to it.

I’ve noticed a stripe on the rudder then also further forward itself as if there are 3 lines of paint

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by Karlsands
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer
Replies: 16
Views: 2879

Curiosity about pre delivery vertical stabilizer

I’ve noticed, especially with Boeing aircraft prior to being fully painted they have a few stripes of the upcoming livery on the tail itself. What is the reason for such ? Branding ?

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by Karlsands
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scary situation on Qatar Airways A320 this week.
Replies: 61
Views: 14146

Re: Scary situation on Qatar Airways A320 this week.

Wake turbulence from a larger aircraft cruising above so ? Possible

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by Karlsands
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thoughts on Southwest’s reliance one one fleet type?
Replies: 71
Views: 7721

Re: Thoughts on Southwest’s reliance one one fleet type?

What about Ryan air , same issue. But there is no issue

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by Karlsands
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 3514

Re: Harbour Air poised to start worlds first all electric fleet

As said above I hope this works out for the best and for the future .I do wonder how cold weather will affect operations in this regard however, as I know electric cars have lower range etc when temps drop to an extent

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by Karlsands
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian 737MAX @ YQG
Replies: 14
Views: 2747

Re: Canadian 737MAX @ YQG

Cheap

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by Karlsands
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4 Sikhs allegedly deboarded cause a lady felt threatened from them
Replies: 47
Views: 7020

Re: 4 Sikhs allegedly deboarded cause a lady felt threatened from them

Sikhs are a very peaceful group of people , what a joke

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by Karlsands
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue becoming desperate?
Replies: 33
Views: 9085

Re: JetBlue becoming desperate?

Jet blue is great , this site is starting to sound like TMZ with people hoping for simple drama in some sense . Let’s enjoy aviation as a whole and not act like this is a sporting event in regards to airlines be airlines or manufacturer vs manufacturer

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