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by kczombie
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries
Replies: 82
Views: 10798

Re: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries

A long extension cord, perhaps? I know that was in bad taste, but seriously it is up to us as the passengers to do our own due diligence and not just assume it wall all go according to plan. Everyone is aware of battery restrictions, he should have made a phone call or few to better understand the r...

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by kczombie
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713750

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Late to the conversation, but maybe install an on/off switch for the MCAS? (sorry, I couldn't resist)

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by kczombie
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Welcome to 'Cattle Class'
Replies: 114
Views: 19970

Re: Welcome to 'Cattle Class'

LOL, you won't even be able to assume the crash position to kiss your a** goodbye...

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by kczombie
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time for Cockpit Video to aid in crash investigation?
Replies: 126
Views: 8672

Re: Is it time for Cockpit Video to aid in crash investigation?

https://youtu.be/jxflGXZxNBM?t=44

However I am not sure all pilots are up for this.

Memory storage is able to handle full flights now.


Nice landing...
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casinterest wrote:
Something like this would be helpful

https://youtu.be/jxflGXZxNBM?t=44

However I am not sure all pilots are up for this.

Memory storage is able to handle full flights now.


Nice landing...

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by kczombie
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longhaul vs commuter plane airmenship in emergency?
Replies: 33
Views: 3973

Re: Longhaul vs commuter plane airmenship in emergency?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFTFCfcnqF8
Piper PA-31-325 June 7, 1993: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0erWd2euSMk

Both great examples of pure piloting skill, no matter what your equipment or service route.

And don't forget the Gimli Glider...
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Taca Flight 110 May 24, 1998: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFTFCfcnqF8
Piper PA-31-325 June 7, 1993: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0erWd2euSMk

Both great examples of pure piloting skill, no matter what your equipment or service route.

And don't forget the Gimli Glider...

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by kczombie
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation to date?
Replies: 127
Views: 14155

Re: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation ?

Alas, let's not forget the venerable L1011...

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by kczombie
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA engine failure on take off from SJO
Replies: 47
Views: 11295

Re: UA engine failure on take off from SJO

I'm pretty sure the event was, "an engine failure on take off from SJO." Event: noun * Something that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence, especially one of some importance. * The outcome, issue, or result of anything. * Something that occurs in a certain place during a part...

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by kczombie
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Flight - Boeing Electric Flying Car
Replies: 35
Views: 4383

Re: First Flight - Boeing Electric Flying Car

I don's see a car. What I do see is a vehicle that if left in the hands of the average driver will push Darwinism to new heights (no pun intended)..

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by kczombie
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Gratuity for Flight attendants
Replies: 54
Views: 5796

Re: Gratuity for Flight attendants

I have been tipping flight attendants for years.

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by kczombie
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI had talks with Lufthansa in 1999? Jetblue in 2003?
Replies: 28
Views: 3988

Re: MCI had talks with Lufthansa in 1999? Jetblue in 2003?

https://www.flykci.com/newsroom/terminal-master-plan/

I personally will hate to see it go....
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MCI is due for a total demo and rebuild.

https://www.flykci.com/newsroom/terminal-master-plan/

I personally will hate to see it go....

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by kczombie
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Technik Super Star (Lockheed L1649A)
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Lufthansa Technik Super Star (Lockheed L1649A)

New to the forum, so this may have been discussed. I have been following the Lufthansa Super Star Restoration project in Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport in Auburn, ME off and on for the last 8 years. I recently found out we are losing her to Germany. Sad news to be sure. Here is a link to the Marc...

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