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by DL717
Wed Jan 26, 2022 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3304

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

https://www.sportingnews.com/us/nfl/new ... 504ek9gfd7
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Tugger wrote:
I'm hoping for people vs people or animal vs animal in the Superbowl.

Tugg


Need more of this. LOL

https://www.sportingnews.com/us/nfl/new ... 504ek9gfd7

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by DL717
Wed Jan 26, 2022 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ESPN Hot Take: Failure for BBHoF Not To Induct Barry Bonds
Replies: 28
Views: 830

Re: ESPN Hot Take: Failure for BBHoF Not To Induct Barry Bonds

If we are to let Bonds into the Hall of fame, then maybe we give back Lance Armstrong all those Tour de France trophies as well. Bonds McGwire and Sosa are three players who shaped baseball in the 90's and 00's. You cannot deny their existence, but they do not deserve the honor of being voted in as...

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by DL717
Tue Jan 25, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3304

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

I’m not doing anymore picks. My predictions this year have been abysmal. :o

Pack and Bills killed me. Both could have easily won and the Bucs had every opportunity. Screw these guys. I’m out. :D

Alright… Chiefs and Rams. Going for the jinx.

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by DL717
Sun Jan 23, 2022 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stellantis says politicians NOT people want EVs + more lies
Replies: 239
Views: 5797

Re: Stellantis says politicians NOT people want EVs + more lies

Unless your commute is more than 100 miles each way or you put more than 200 miles on your car in a single day, an electric car is unlikely to impact your life in anyway. Aside from a transcontinental trip (not many people do that with any regularity), long distance trips beyond an average commute ...

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by DL717
Sat Jan 22, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years ago............. 9/11
Replies: 53
Views: 3836

Re: 20 years ago............. 9/11

I was doing my annual 2 weeks for the Reserves. I had just walked in and set down my cup of coffee. The TV was on and people were watching it and someone said they thought an RJ hit the WTC. I said what? Then the second plane hit. I thought it was a replay and I remember saying that’s not an RJ. The...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freight Trains being robbed in LA
Replies: 43
Views: 1888

Re: Freight Trains being robbed in LA

Not at all, this requires an all-of-government approach, as he indicated. Some groups are local, some are regional, some are international. It is an entire array of criminal businesses, just like you have corporations that operate regionally, while others are multinational. Not sure why it's so dif...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freight Trains being robbed in LA
Replies: 43
Views: 1888

Re: Freight Trains being robbed in LA

Absolutely wrong - organized crime groups are more sophisticated than you think. They know precisely what kind of crimes they are involved with. You make it sound like these are bands of morons - don't confuse large scale theft rings with your everyday meth addict purse snatcher/smash n' grab speci...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 21, 2022 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freight Trains being robbed in LA
Replies: 43
Views: 1888

Re: Freight Trains being robbed in LA

Well, where to start with this steaming pile... 1) This is a federal crime. In fact, the local police may not even have separate jurisdiction on the tracks themselves, which is one of the reasons railroads are allowed to have quasi private police forces. 2) Decriminalization of low level drug crime...

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by DL717
Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freight Trains being robbed in LA
Replies: 43
Views: 1888

Re: Freight Trains being robbed in LA

When you make it clear to criminals that they won't be punished for crimes you get this behavior the smash and grabs etc. If you voted to keep Newsom in the recall then you reap what you sew. Well, where to start with this steaming pile... 1) This is a federal crime. In fact, the local police may n...

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by DL717
Thu Jan 20, 2022 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3304

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Bengals (somehow I think they pull this one out)
Packers (Mr. Pinkey Toe is healthy, wind and cold as heck)
Bucks
Bills (unless they scored all of their playoff points last week)

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by DL717
Sat Jan 15, 2022 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 Vaccine Experience Thread
Replies: 152
Views: 17198

Re: Covid19 Vaccine Experience Thread

Pfizer and nada after both other than some localized soreness.

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by DL717
Sat Jan 15, 2022 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9146

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I just see a lot of misinformed Fox talking points here. There are a lot more nuances to being unhappy with elections compared to downright lying and abusing the US electoral system. The difference in all your cases, is that people didn't blame democracy. They took issue with misinformation. Trump'...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Changes would you like to see in 2022
Replies: 54
Views: 3309

Re: What Changes would you like to see in 2022

A republican majority in the US house and senate. This….and… End to the COVID insanity. End to the endless debate over which baby boomer approaching senility will be the next president (there are other people younger in age that can hold the office…why anyone is talking about Trump, Hillary or Bide...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9146

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

One scerwed up guy who screws with everybody https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/inviting-the-taliban-camp-david-trump-was-his-own-adviser-msna1276841 Can anybody rationally figure out why Mr. Trump had decided to invite Taliban leaders and that too around 9/11? Add to that, even after the U.S...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9146

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Yes. Because what i see is the same Trump MAGA post. "Don't blame me for what I did , when I can blame you for other stuff" . Trump caused Jan 6. He lied leading into the election. Got help with the lie. Got help with staging an attempted attack on democracy, and then you want to blame th...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9146

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

What's wrong with his post. All verifiable facts. It isn't mud slinging to put out uncomfortable truths. You are projecting things in your post that were not in the previous post. You are also blaming bad actions at the Capitol on the previous 20 years? That doesn't make sense. Doesn’t make sense? ...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9146

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

This isn't over by any means. The vast majority of Republicans still believe strongly that the election was stolen. Trump continues his delusional rants and people like you still support him. Poll workers are receiving death threats and being hounded out of office, New election officials who suppor...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3304

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Omg the Raiders were going to run out the clock so both they and the Chargers get in the playoffs and the coach of the Chargers calls a time out? LOL he may be out of work soon. Are you ready for the push to the SuperBowl? I was a Raider Fan before they came to LV I don't like Carr he sucks but Ben...

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by DL717
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 9146

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

This isn't over by any means. The vast majority of Republicans still believe strongly that the election was stolen. Trump continues his delusional rants and people like you still support him. Poll workers are receiving death threats and being hounded out of office, New election officials who suppor...

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by DL717
Wed Jan 12, 2022 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1223

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

Who eats at Taco Bell? Gross.

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by DL717
Wed Jan 12, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans
Replies: 43
Views: 1471

Re: No US Industrial Policy via Wall Street and Republicans

Yeah, because a political decision to undercut wages with H-1B visa holders totally is the policy to ensure that wages in tech sectors remain high and outsourcing is really recent element to the US economy. I didn’t say H1-B is the solution either. But it is very difficult to coordinate a national ...

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by DL717
Wed Jan 12, 2022 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 91
Views: 3304

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

NIK - I agree the Chargers coach may be in the unemployment line. Not only did he call that senseless time out, he went for it on 4th down from their own 18 yard line earlier in the game which led to easy points for the Raiders. He apparently learned nothing from trying that three times against the...

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by DL717
Wed Jan 12, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 46
Views: 5859

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2022

Could SAN get a proper light rail connection? Looks like the elevated people mover option might get ditched. https://www.railwaygazette.com/projects-and-planning/underground-light-link-proposed-for-san-diego-airport/60639.article The right decision IMO. The people mover would rapidly get capacity c...

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by DL717
Sat Nov 20, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 17358

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Slant? Please, the article touches both sides and gives each "party" their take on the events. You're trying to fit this article into what YOU are feeling, it fits really bad. Yes slant. The Lead off forte was not about how the exonerated Rittenhouse family felt, but how the family of the...

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by DL717
Fri Nov 12, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 16
Views: 1247

Re: Windows 11

https://bestgamingpro.com/microsoft-off ... indows-11/

I guess if you can’t beat them, you join them.
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Windows trying to spoof as a Mac. Pure comedy.

https://bestgamingpro.com/microsoft-off ... indows-11/

I guess if you can’t beat them, you join them.

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by DL717
Wed Nov 03, 2021 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru
Replies: 67
Views: 3843

Re: ‘Pull forward and wait’ at the drive thru

https://youtu.be/i9upvWNN3P8


One of the greatest scenes ever.
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LittleFokker wrote:
Any discussion of drive thrus has to feature this clip (NSFW):

https://youtu.be/i9upvWNN3P8


One of the greatest scenes ever.

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by DL717
Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8917

Re: 2021 Elections.

NJ: Murphy has done a good job and he'll win easily. Ciattarelli's run a terrible campaign and he's a weak candidate. VA: A coinflip right now. Dems got freaked out with that Fox poll that gave Youngkin a big lead, but other polls have shown the race in either a dead heat or a McAuliffe small lead....

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by DL717
Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails
Replies: 50
Views: 2721

Re: John Gruden 'resigns' as NFL Raiders head coach over old offensive e-mails

He got his up and comings. Regardless how you feel about things, you have to be a special kind of stupid to send emails like that even a decade ago. What I don’t like is how this went down. Leak an email, get his response, see people like Tony Dungy respond that he might legitimately be remorseful, ...

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by DL717
Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite SSD
Replies: 21
Views: 1674

Re: Favorite SSD

I’ve had solid performance from our Samsung drives.

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by DL717
Thu Oct 14, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a person tell the difference between A321neo, LR and XLR just by looking from outside?
Replies: 24
Views: 6609

Re: Can a person tell the difference between A321neo, LR and XLR just by looking from outside?

Polot wrote:
DL717 wrote:
737 Max is easy. Tailcone.

And winglets


Scimitars are available on the NG. GP never able to tell between that and ATW.

SEU wrote:
Polot wrote:
DL717 wrote:
737 Max is easy. Tailcone.

And winglets


And Engines


Only if you know what to look for. The GP doesn't really, much less an A320 vs 737.

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by DL717
Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can a person tell the difference between A321neo, LR and XLR just by looking from outside?
Replies: 24
Views: 6609

Re: Can a person tell the difference between A321neo, LR and XLR just by looking from outside?

Neo - Engines
ACF - No middle door, maybe

Otherwise, going to be tough to tell...

737 Max is easy. Tailcone.

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by DL717
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 667
Views: 100156

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2021

Regarding the couple of gates at the new T1 that I mentioned would be capable of handling Stage 5 aircraft (up to 747s), they are being included in the design just in case at some point, a carrier that might use a 747, A350, etc., might end up living in or using T1. Overflow would be another reason...

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by DL717
Thu Oct 07, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50-seat RJ replacement: "the plane that doesn't exist..."
Replies: 218
Views: 22199

Re: 50-seat RJ replacement: "the plane that doesn't exist..."

The replacement is one stop hops to small markets in 100-seat variants like the A220. Think late 80’s early 90’s small market scheduling patterns before a 50-seater was considered the small market pantheon. http://www.departedflights.com/DLwinter91dom.html http://www.departedflights.com/WA030187.html

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by DL717
Sat Oct 02, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?
Replies: 291
Views: 53105

Re: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?

When they first started the program at Bombardier, they showed multiple cabin configurations which perfectly covered the 736/A318 and 737/A319. It would not surprise me at all given all the years of talk about a CS500/A225 of there was already some work done on what would now be a -500. This was nev...

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by DL717
Sun Sep 26, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law
Replies: 28
Views: 2310

Re: Texas governor Abbott signs new GOP voting restrictions into law

This isn't about poll taxes or keeping people of color from voting. Exactly!! If anyone will take the time to listen to the remarks made by the Legislators at the Bill Signing, they will see how fair this bill is. Early Voting across the state. Extended Hours. Paid time off, for both early voting a...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission proposes a common charging solution for electronic devices
Replies: 24
Views: 1297

Re: European Commission proposes a common charging solution for electronic devices

I’m all for USB-C. It’s the correct path to having a PC in hand when you consider the data transfer capability and how it can properly carry the video/audio component needed to drive a monitor. While it can be done right now with varying connection types, its ideal if every device can simply plug in...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

Two points from me: One, the "picture crisis" is not and should not be. Borders do need enforcement. Enforcement is just that and force is used and needed at times. The picture captures just one moment of that and there are thousands of migrants and there are not thousands of pictures lik...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

Amazed about the outrage from a picture. But no outrage to seeing thousands of people living under horrible conditions under a bridge. Seems like the non-concern about homelessness in California and other places. But you see a guy with a horse and twist the picture to make it about your narrative. ...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

Amazed about the outrage from a picture. But no outrage to seeing thousands of people living under horrible conditions under a bridge. Seems like the non-concern about homelessness in California and other places. But you see a guy with a horse and twist the picture to make it about your narrative. ...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

Here is another angle, tells a different story. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-23/angry-scenes-at-haiti-airport-as-deported-migrants-arrive/100484690 Nope. It does not. That’s a common tactic to control a distracted horse. But you’d have to know how to ride a horse to be familiar with it. I am...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

Amazed about the outrage from a picture. But no outrage to seeing thousands of people living under horrible conditions under a bridge. Seems like the non-concern about homelessness in California and other places. But you see a guy with a horse and twist the picture to make it about your narrative. ...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

Am I missing something? Are there not Border Patrol cowboys whipping the migrants at the border I can see you don’t know anything about controlling a horse. They weren’t whipping the migrants. Here is another angle, tells a different story. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-23/angry-scenes-at-hai...

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 160
Views: 10217

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

LabQuest wrote:
He's hanging from a tree somewhere.


I prefer the alligator route. More pain and suffering.

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by DL717
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border
Replies: 117
Views: 5028

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border

The US is most desirable because they will be able to get a job and send money home, and most importantly they won't be deported since right now, the administration doesn't want to enforce the laws. Am I missing something? Are there not Border Patrol cowboys whipping the migrants at the border I ca...

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by DL717
Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 334
Views: 102531

Re: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

SELMER40 wrote:
When does Delta get their last A221s?


December 2022

What they have on the schedule:

A221

1 delivery in January, February, November and December of 2022

A223:

2022 10
2023 11
2024 8
2025 10
2026 5

Plus the 50 options.

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by DL717
Sat Aug 28, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How does anxiety affect your body, physically and mentally?
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Re: How does anxiety affect your body, physically and mentally?

A former colleague of mine just retired recently due to Anxiety. He was a machine at work all his life. COVID took a real toll on him. The family came to visit over Christmas and he was almost numb the whole time. I caught him talking to himself a few times, so we took him to the doc. They put him o...

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by DL717
Tue Aug 24, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will commercial flying ever become obsolete?
Replies: 43
Views: 4420

Re: Will commercial flying ever become obsolete?

Nice troll thread. HSR cheaper? LOL Pure HSR is expensive, however, if one were to follow the Europeans by building main (normal rail) lines with higher speed limits, using high speed conventional electric locomotives, it can be a viable business as the European rail companies have shown. Ignores t...

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by DL717
Tue Aug 24, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will commercial flying ever become obsolete?
Replies: 43
Views: 4420

Re: Will commercial flying ever become obsolete?

Nice troll thread. HSR cheaper? LOL

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by DL717
Sat Aug 21, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR
Replies: 62
Views: 13157

Re: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR

Are you sure you're not thinking of taxiways Z/ZA? That fits your description of leading to the end of the runway. They were cleared to enter 22R via Whiskey, which is not a perfect 90 degree turn but does go into the DT of 22R. Where they would have turned from Romeo onto Whiskey there is an immed...

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by DL717
Sat Aug 21, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR
Replies: 62
Views: 13157

Re: Turkish attempts take-off on taxiway at KEWR

Granted the layout is a mess, but surely that’s what lighted yellow versus red w/white border signs are for? Also not sure if they’re using it on the A330, but TK has an EFB solutions package through Jeppesen. Depends on where they are located. Based on where the hold bars are, the signage location...

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