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by glideslope900
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects
Replies: 70
Views: 14567

Re: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects

Delta just cancelled their flight into MSY tomorrow morning. As of now, JetBlue still showing on time for the afternoon.

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by glideslope900
Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects
Replies: 70
Views: 14567

Re: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects

Anyone want to bet what the chances are of flights operating into MSY tomorrow?

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by glideslope900
Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects
Replies: 70
Views: 14567

Re: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects

Doesn’t the airport have backup generators? How about chances for flights on tuesday?

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by glideslope900
Sun Aug 29, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects
Replies: 70
Views: 14567

Re: Hurricane Ida - Aviation Effects

Anyone have an idea how many commercial flights will be operating monday/tuesday?

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by glideslope900
Thu Aug 05, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project
Replies: 79
Views: 12964

Re: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project

The TWA is great for the convenience but the floors are atrocious. Carpets are uncleaned. Also no trash can or closet. Almost impossible to get someone there on the phone at times. Had issues with an elevator. It could use a lot if improvements. When you say the floors are atrocious, are you referr...

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by glideslope900
Thu Aug 05, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project
Replies: 79
Views: 12964

Re: JetBlue/JMP going forward with JFK terminal 6 project

The TWA is great for the convenience but the floors are atrocious. Carpets are uncleaned. Also no trash can or closet. Almost impossible to get someone there on the phone at times. Had issues with an elevator. It could use a lot if improvements.

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by glideslope900
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.
Replies: 144
Views: 21314

Re: AA: Possible seatback entertainment return.

Perhaps they are trying to align their product more with B6 considering the NEA and possible merger in the future.

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by glideslope900
Sun Jul 25, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Does anyone else have the feeling that other airlines are being overly optimistic with their aircraft orders and growth plans? If the market bubble pops B6 may be in a much better position with their more conservative approach.

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by glideslope900
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Do you guys think this is all pre merger activity? Didn't United and Continental, IIRC initiate an "enhanced partnership" circa 2008 and then go full blown merger about two years later in 2010? It wouldn't surprise me at all actually. The only question is AA’s massive debt and financial a...

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by glideslope900
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Do you guys think this is all pre merger activity?

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by glideslope900
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

If the LAX situation does not improve (as in having to operate out of TBIT west), then they really need to put plans into place for SFO. They need to find a way to do SFO anyway. They're getting a very rare chance here. They let Alaska overpay for Virgin. Now AS is cutting back many of Virgin's rou...

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by glideslope900
Sat Jul 10, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2770
Views: 398935

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

WN and B6 is probably the worst merger one can imagine. B6 and F9 or NK would be much better. Also eliminating that Florida competition for B6.

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by glideslope900
Sun Jun 27, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

I honestly think JetBlue could buy/merge with F9. They would eliminate half the ULCC competition and acquire a hub in the middle of the country.

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by glideslope900
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

How about the possibility of buying NK or F9 and taking over MCO. Eliminate that ULCC competition. Aquire a hub more in the middle of the country like DEN or LAS. Could that be the play? As soon as they’re done paying back 3B in federal loans from the pandemic bailout package… yeah I’m sure they’ll...

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by glideslope900
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

How about the possibility of buying NK or F9 and taking over MCO. Eliminate that ULCC competition. Aquire a hub more in the middle of the country like DEN or LAS. Could that be the play?

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by glideslope900
Sun May 30, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1831
Views: 245416

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Anyone forsee a M&A with Alaska? According to the pilot forums, they are getting beaten by other airlines and are stagnant.

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by glideslope900
Tue May 18, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whole House Water Filtration System worth it?
Replies: 11
Views: 1289

Whole House Water Filtration System worth it?

As one can imagine, municipalities do not remove all contaminants from our water. They just do enough to fall within the “legal limits.” There is still chlorine and cancer causing carcinogens in our water in the US. One solution is to buy a “whole house water filtration system.” These are expensive ...

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by glideslope900
Sun May 02, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mid-life Career Change
Replies: 20
Views: 3170

Re: Mid-life Career Change

Do it

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by glideslope900
Sun Apr 25, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

I think the assumption that MCO is going to stay stagnant is misguided. The new terminal is under construction and the area is booming. There are huge inflows from people in the northeast with new home construction everywhere. Resources are limited. MCO doesn't offer high enough fares to justify ad...

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

I think the assumption that MCO is going to stay stagnant is misguided. The new terminal is under construction and the area is booming. There are huge inflows from people in the northeast with new home construction everywhere around MCO. Not to mention the airport is always packed and flight loads a...

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by glideslope900
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1779
Views: 336420

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

With people fleeing the northeast to FL in droves, it seems appropriate they would look at growing MCO/FLL.

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by glideslope900
Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2048
Views: 389040

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Does anyone think a B6/AA merger could be on the table?

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by glideslope900
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 13010

Re: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

Have not heard anything about CARES extension for airlines in the coming stimulus package. I know unions are lobbying for an extension.

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by glideslope900
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Rules Much of Oklahoma is Still Tribal Territory
Replies: 19
Views: 1120

Re: SCOTUS Rules Much of Oklahoma is Still Tribal Territory

These conservative judges are doing some job of conserving. Wondering if Trump regrets his picks. How about the fact that child rapists will now be set free due to this ruling? Perhaps an absolute view of the law fails to take into account ones own morals. But hey, this ruling makes many “feel good.”

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by glideslope900
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fourth of July Fireworks at Mount Rushmore With Trump and no Social Distancing
Replies: 47
Views: 2533

Re: Fourth of July Fireworks at Mount Rushmore With Trump and no Social Distancing

But the protests are ok right? Protests had hundreds of thousands as opposed to a few thousand.

Bunch of hypocrites.

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by glideslope900
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 13010

Re: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

Plain and simple, it's like this. If Biden wins then this virus will disappear almost instantly and things will go back to normal. If Trump wins again the virus will stay and supposedly get much worse and things will get worse. Will there be layoffs? Yeah, could an airline go under? Yeah, but the f...

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by glideslope900
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 13010

Re: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

Why do you say this? Genuinely asking here. I've heard people say the worst is yet to come but I havent seen an explanation per say. Care to give a cliffs note overview? Go watch the latest episode of John Oliver on YouTube. Evictions just starting. Foreclosures just starting. The US can't even tam...

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by glideslope900
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines
Replies: 86
Views: 13010

CARES Act Aid Extension for Airlines

With the October 1st deadline approaching, airlines will soon have to take the steps to furlough mass amounts of employees. Many have already taken preliminary steps (UA, DL). What is the consensus that the CARES Act airline aid will be extended? Will the government allow mass layoffs a month before...

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by glideslope900
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA, DL or UA Bankruptcy and "Credits"
Replies: 7
Views: 2752

Re: AA, DL or UA Bankruptcy and "Credits"

That is really your concern at this time? Lol. If they go bankrupt you will probably lose your precious credit.

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by glideslope900
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 330096

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Who thinks United takes advantage of this crisis a year down the road and tries to buy B6? Stock price will probably end up below $10 by next week. What makes you think United will be doing any better? Given their revenue guidance, that doesn't seem likely. B6 is at least not exposed to internation...

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by glideslope900
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2899
Views: 330096

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Who thinks United takes advantage of this crisis a year down the road and tries to buy B6? Stock price will probably end up below $10 by next week. Or perhaps we see another merger...fun to speculate.

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by glideslope900
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S
Replies: 109
Views: 10105

Re: JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S

https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstrea ... 103194.pdf
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How about the fact that flying is more efficient means of travel then by truck/automobile?

https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstrea ... 103194.pdf

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by glideslope900
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljaze ... 52545.html

As I said, since when does the US care what Iraq wants?
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.aljaze ... 52545.html

As I said, since when does the US care what Iraq wants?

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by glideslope900
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

I highly doubt Iran is capable of this. Sounds like some nationalistic fervor? What do you think about the outdated Iranian Air Force? 40 year old Iranian aircraft would be sitting ducks. They are still flying F-4s for God’s sake. Today’s combat is all about air superiority. The US would likely not...

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by glideslope900
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

. Try to read what I say before you let your Trump Derangement System send you into a blind rage. I wonder what sort of derangement syndrome leads people to believe that a war with Iran will be a cake walk? Maybe "Let me cheer lead this from the safety of my living room while other peoples kid...

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by glideslope900
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

For an open war, you’d have to get to Iran first. If the US is stupid enough to think it can win in Iran’s neighborhood, Iran can strike any American airbase or ship from multiple directions simultaneously at a time and place of their choosing in less time than you can boot up your useless Patriot ...

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by glideslope900
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Since when does the US need the Iraqis to agree to anything?

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by glideslope900
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

I highly doubt Iran is capable of this. Sounds like some nationalistic fervor? What do you think about the outdated Iranian Air Force? 40 year old Iranian aircraft would be sitting ducks. They are still flying F-4s for God’s sake. Today’s combat is all about air superiority. The US would likely not...

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by glideslope900
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30019

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Don’t tempt me with a good time chief. Been to Afghanistan, trained with Armed forces from around the world. Iranian army is trash, no relevant combat experience in the past 30 years, they are good at IEDs and small scale stuff. In open war on a full spectrum battlefield the Iranians would be smash...

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by glideslope900
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest ranks last in safety amongst US carriers
Replies: 24
Views: 3712

Re: Southwest ranks last in safety amongst US carriers

As long as we're not having multiple crashes per year, these "safety rankings" mean absolutely nothing. All the major airlines in the US (and most other parts of the world) are extremely safe. This could not be further from the truth. Lack of crashes does not mean safe. Think of a flight ...

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by glideslope900
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FedEx to reactivate parked aircraft
Replies: 183
Views: 63073

Re: FedEx to park 35 planes on weaker demand

I know Seeking Alpha is not the best source, but this is a FedEx pilot’s nightmare: https://www.google.com/amp/s/seekingalpha.com/amp/article/4314390-fedex-nightmare “ In the next 24 months, FedEx (NYSE:FDX) will either be acquired or lose an additional 40%+ in value. The likely acquirer is Walmart ...

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by glideslope900
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FedEx to reactivate parked aircraft
Replies: 183
Views: 63073

Re: FedEx Missing Financial Targets, Overstaffed With Pilots

I see that was an analyst that most likely does not have much knowledge of aviation pilot positions. Yeh, she's the problem here. :boggled: Helane Becker is a managing director and senior research analyst who covers airlines, air freight, aircraft and container leasing. She has more than 30 years o...

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by glideslope900
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FedEx to reactivate parked aircraft
Replies: 183
Views: 63073

Re: FedEx Missing Financial Targets, Overstaffed With Pilots

Also, how exactly does hiring minority and female pilots help their financial situation? Presumably this discussion was directed to the portion of the question about the "ability to attract pilots to the company." I don't see any claim that it has anything to do with short-term finances. ...

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by glideslope900
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FedEx to reactivate parked aircraft
Replies: 183
Views: 63073

FedEx Missing Financial Targets, Overstaffed with Pilots

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.fool.com/amp/earnings/call-transcripts/2019/12/17/fedex-corp-fdx-q2-2020-earnings-call-transcript.aspx John Smith: “...we expressed to you and the June analyst call, we began to put constraints on pilot hiring and we have not been hiring pilots for some time now. On ...

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by glideslope900
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27789

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

Current weather showing mist and visibility of 1000m. Temperature -11C.

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by glideslope900
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27789

Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.rt.com ... crash/amp/

A Bek Air Fokker 100 crashed in Kazakstan. No further information at this time.
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https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.rt.com ... crash/amp/

A Bek Air Fokker 100 crashed in Kazakstan. No further information at this time.

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by glideslope900
Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 459407

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

If the ridiculously excessive 1500hr rule weren't in place, Atlas would have a flood of competent pilots ready to fly for them at a moments notice. The only reason this FO was allowed to fly this airplane was due to the desperation airlines face in pilot staffing, resulting from the 1500hr ATP requ...

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by glideslope900
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PC-12 Crash in Chamberlain NTSB Preliminary released
Replies: 117
Views: 4916

Re: PC-12 Crash in SD NTSB Preliminary released

No need to speculate but the first thing I would want to know is if they had any de-ice fluid applied. If not, it is reasonable to suspect degraded airflow due to contamination. Also, did they exceed the max weight?

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by glideslope900
Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India's lower House passes controversial citizenship bill
Replies: 82
Views: 4335

Re: India passes law creating religious test for migrants, bans Muslim migrants from acquiring citizenship

Funny, if the Trump administration tried to pass anything like this the left would lose their minds.

But I guess since it is India, it’s acceptable.

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by glideslope900
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Serious fume event on BA A320 - both pilots partially incapacitated
Replies: 82
Views: 22100

Re: Serious fume event on BA A320 - both pilots partially incapacitated

The problem is the IAE V2500 engines. That is why this occurs so often on A320 aircraft. I made a thread about this in the Technical Operations section a while ago but no one seemed to want to discuss it.

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