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by ORDfan101
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Hotel Experience: The Ritz-Carlton
Replies: 27
Views: 2080

Re: Your Hotel Experience: The Ritz-Carlton

I've stayed at the one in Orlando - it was OK. Nothing too special, apart from the connected golf course, which was great. The other was in Fajardo, Puerto Rico - "El Conquistador" This was a great resort. But, crazy expensive. Burgers were like $28 each, which is painful when your "...

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by ORDfan101
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Hotel Experience: The Ritz-Carlton
Replies: 27
Views: 2080

Re: Your Hotel Experience: The Ritz-Carlton

Naples: great property, with a awesome golf course, but services leave a little to be desired. Grand Cayman: Absolutely wonderful experience, would highly recommend. Hertzaliya/Tel Aviv: Awesome property, with great food and a great rooftop pool that you definitely should visit if you can. Location ...

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by ORDfan101
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How many languages do you know?
Replies: 65
Views: 3078

Re: How many languages do you know?

American English and liturgical Hebrew. My school system claimed to offer Spanish and I was in the honors program grades 8 through 12 but they did not actually teach Spanish. Mr. Berger would lecture in Spanish about medieval Spanish history (that's how you make the language relevant to 1980's teen...

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by ORDfan101
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This OR That Thread Q1 2020
Replies: 137
Views: 5355

Re: This OR That - Resurrected

ER757 wrote:
ORDfan101 wrote:
Piper or Cessna?


Cessna!


Nike or Adidas

Adidas

American Football - college or pro?[/quote]

Pro(even though the bears are trash)

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by ORDfan101
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This OR That Thread Q1 2020
Replies: 137
Views: 5355

Re: This OR That - Resurrected

ER757 wrote:
ORDfan101 wrote:
Piper or Cessna?


Cessna!


Nike or Adidas

Adidas

American Football - college or pro?[/quote]

Pro(even though the bears are trash)

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by ORDfan101
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This OR That Thread Q1 2020
Replies: 137
Views: 5355

Re: This OR That - Resurrected

Piper or Cessna?[/quote]

Cessna!


Nike or Adidas

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by ORDfan101
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This OR That Thread Q1 2020
Replies: 137
Views: 5355

Re: This OR That - Resurrected

Dark chocolate all day! Fish: Cooked or Raw (sushi)? Depends on the fish. Cod? Fried with chips (fries). Smoked salmon? Raw on a bagel with cream cheese. And this is a.net, where being pedantic is part of the sign up requirements... isn't sushi the name of the dish/preparation of rice, not raw fish...

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by ORDfan101
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This OR That Thread Q1 2020
Replies: 137
Views: 5355

Re: This OR That - Resurrected

ER757 wrote:
ORDfan101 wrote:
PC all the way!


Xbox or Playstation?

Playstation

Gibson or Fender?


Fender


East coast or west coast?

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by ORDfan101
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This OR That Thread Q1 2020
Replies: 137
Views: 5355

Re: This OR That - Resurrected

PC all the way!


Xbox or Playstation?

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by ORDfan101
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you buy yourself for X-mas
Replies: 44
Views: 1855

Re: What did you buy yourself for X-mas

B777LRF wrote:
A 4-day skiing trip to Saalbach and a Portugieser edition 150 years, to tell me when it's time to hit Hinterhag Alm.


Now that’s a quality watch! Have one with a black wristband. For myself, I’m buying a pair of Jordan one sneakers

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by ORDfan101
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senior FA sues DL for wrongful termination
Replies: 172
Views: 23105

Re: Senior FA sues DL for wrongful termination

Braybuddy wrote:
I'm shocked that someone is still working, never mind as a flight attendant, at 79. Surely there are safety issues here?

My great grandmother is 94 and still works. As an accountant but still. Work while you can

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by ORDfan101
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options
Replies: 178
Views: 34393

Re: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options

Does anyone else think an order of a220s and a321s is possible for virgin? They have short and long haul networks but virtually no medium haul network.

Thoughts?

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by ORDfan101
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 764
Views: 108998

Re: Flybe update

Does anyone think that a fly be/ virgin order of a a321s and a220s would make sense? I’m not an expert but I believe that the e195 was not the right plane but with virgins long haul network, could they make it work?

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by ORDfan101
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Why Anet Is Declining
Replies: 81
Views: 20701

Re: Why Anet Is Declining

I’m also 13 and now I’m proud that I’m not an ANNOYING 13 year old

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by ORDfan101
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 22316

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

I’m going to hopefully be flying this bird from lis-tlv in October!

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by ORDfan101
Fri May 31, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?
Replies: 53
Views: 8181

Re: Why does Iranian Carries use very old aircraft?

Because they can’t buy new ones

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today
Replies: 54
Views: 9833

Re: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today

Crazy. I remember seeing a article from ‘95 or so describing the a320 as state of the art. Now, they’re being scrapped. Imagine what this will be like for the 787! Why is retiring an almost thirty year old aircraft crazy? You do realize that 1995 is already 24 years ago? What do you mean with "...

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Updated: U.S. has formally kicked Turkey out of the F-35 JSF program
Replies: 159
Views: 41681

Re: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35

As an Israeli, I support removing them from the programme

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rain, Rain Go Away
Replies: 16
Views: 1844

Re: Rain, Rain Go Away

I’m from Chicago and I hate this stupid rain! Go rain on the Canucks!

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What airline/ travel stuff do you have in your office at work?
Replies: 12
Views: 5897

Re: What airline/ travel stuff do you have in your office at work?

A twa 747 pan am 747, ba 747 Air France dc 10, all in 1:400

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019
Replies: 108
Views: 39942

Re: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019

Anyone know if the rumored TLV usage is happening?

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of Transatlantic Service from Ohio
Replies: 89
Views: 9631

Re: Lack of Transatlantic Service from Ohio

I think that ba will eventually start CVG or CLE in the near future

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by ORDfan101
Wed May 29, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 70489

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

Very doubtful this will happen - IMO they are still trying to close the business case - will they be able to make a sufficient ROI? Don't count on a launch announcement - probably just an update on where they stand at this point. I believe it is necessary for them to launch because the retirement f...

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by ORDfan101
Tue May 28, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today
Replies: 54
Views: 9833

Re: Oldest LH Airbus 320 last flight today

Crazy. I remember seeing a article from ‘95 or so describing the a320 as state of the art. Now, they’re being scrapped. Imagine what this will be like for the 787!

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by ORDfan101
Tue May 28, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 70489

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

I think that in order to capture many orders, the nma should be launched in Paris Very doubtful this will happen - IMO they are still trying to close the business case - will they be able to make a sufficient ROI? Don't count on a launch announcement - probably just an update on where they stand at...

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by ORDfan101
Tue May 28, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the MD11 a dodgy aircraft?
Replies: 35
Views: 9647

Re: Is the MD11 a dodgy aircraft?

It was just at the wrong time

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by ORDfan101
Tue May 28, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 70489

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

I think that in order to capture many orders, the nma should be launched in Paris

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by ORDfan101
Tue May 28, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Tomcat - design evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 4875

Re: F-14 Tomcat - design evolution

Thanks!

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by ORDfan101
Mon May 27, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ orders 8x 78J (GE) with options for 12x 787
Replies: 38
Views: 6427

Re: NZ orders 8x 78J (GE) with options for 12x 787

Good for boeing! i am not sure about Iah-Akl working though

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by ORDfan101
Thu May 09, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Solution for drones over airports?
Replies: 53
Views: 4561

Re: Solution for drones over airports?

I agree with the laser suggestion

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by ORDfan101
Sun May 05, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Viable new routes for SJU
Replies: 5
Views: 1059

Re: Viable new routes for SJU

LHR?

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by ORDfan101
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michel Bacos, Air France Entebbe Captain, dies.
Replies: 8
Views: 3197

Re: Michel Bacos, Air France Entebbe Captain, dies.

So sorry and condolences to his family. We lost a true hero.

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by ORDfan101
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Is Flightradar24 down?
Replies: 0
Views: 1897

Is Flightradar24 down?

It hasn’t been working for me even after I deleted it and reinstalled it. Anyone else having problems with it?

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by ORDfan101
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter airlines to KEF - Summer 1990
Replies: 4
Views: 1045

Re: Charter airlines to KEF - Summer 1990

Air Atlanta?

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by ORDfan101
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Props VS Regional Jets
Replies: 49
Views: 6964

Re: Regional Props VS Regional Jets

I used to fly DFW-ICT twice a week (sometimes more) when AA had Fokkers, Saabs, ATRs, and later RJs on that 300+ mile route. The time difference between the jets and the props was not too bad, generally 20-25 minutes at most. However, when tornado alley fired up during spring the difference in flig...

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by ORDfan101
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 53587

Re: Word Game Q1 2019

Sad

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by ORDfan101
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hobbies?
Replies: 29
Views: 4108

Re: Hobbies?

aviation, reading, xbox, hockey, sneaker collecting, golf! odd group i think

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by ORDfan101
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tornado warning at CVG
Replies: 7
Views: 1826

Re: Tornado warning at CVG

Blown in from Chicago, we had one earlier

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by ORDfan101
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AA use JFK for O&D and PHL for feed?
Replies: 32
Views: 4512

Re: Should AA use JFK for O&D and PHL for feed?

Delta being growing JFK, since purchasing PanAm European routes. American purchased TWA and should have been neck and neck with Delta at JFK. Unfortunately with the US Air merger and Philadelphia hub, I guess it left no choice but to retreat at JFK. By the time AA bought TWA, TWA had next to no JFK...

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by ORDfan101
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 252
Views: 64582

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

Is Eilat a possibility? On BA or Arkia/israir? I honestly can't see British Airways flying to Eilat and even if they did it would more than likely be a seasonal route and be better suited from LGW than LHR. Arkia use STN as their London gateway with direct flights to Tel Aviv, a flight direct to Ei...

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by ORDfan101
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes
Replies: 252
Views: 64582

Re: London Heathrow (LHR) 2019 New Routes

Is Eilat a possibility? On BA or Arkia/israir?

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by ORDfan101
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX grounded in US
Replies: 7
Views: 1340

Re: 737MAX grounded in US

Uh oh, but it was coming. Still, dems are gonna be on trumps tail for this

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by ORDfan101
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1,200+ flights cancelled at DEN
Replies: 43
Views: 10098

Re: 1,200+ flights cancelled at DEN

LH480 MUC-DEN is now diverting to ORD. I expect BA219 LHR-DEN and LH447 FRA-DEN to follow. All runways at DEN are still closed. I live in Colorado Springs and tried to get to work at DEN but had to turn around and go back home. I left before 11am, and just now got back home at 2pm. I made it about ...

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by ORDfan101
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami to Asia still in the works
Replies: 132
Views: 14003

Re: Miami to Asia still in the works

DGVT wrote:
Apart from having a lot of people, does PHX or MIA have any meaningful connection (business wise or possible VFR) to Asia? I don't really know anythibg about PHX. I know MIA is great for money laundering, but it mainly caters to LATAM.


made my day lol

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by ORDfan101
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 743573

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

http://avherald.com/h?article=4c534c4a&opt=0


Maybe they didn’t see smoke and it burned cables
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cougar15 wrote:
ORDfan101 wrote:
My money is on cargo fire



The crew reported difficulties and was returning to the airport, no bombs or cargo fires!

http://avherald.com/h?article=4c534c4a&opt=0


Maybe they didn’t see smoke and it burned cables

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by ORDfan101
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 741196

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

F I R E like valujet crash in late 90s is my bet

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by ORDfan101
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 743573

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

My money is on cargo fire

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by ORDfan101
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Omar at it again.
Replies: 128
Views: 10380

Re: Rep. Omar at it again.

Perhaps you should read the article first: "On Friday, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., called on Omar to apologize for "a vile, anti-Semitic slur" she made at a town hall event in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday where she suggested Israel...

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