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by desert_dweller
Mon Apr 05, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air - Need General Info On Airline.
Replies: 12
Views: 5467

Egypt Air - Need General Info On Airline.

hey guys we have been trying to reserve tickets on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> to beirut lebanon; however, the price is 2100$ canadian. We can take egypt air and get tickets for 1300$ tho.. We are used to taking either <acronym title="Ai...

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by desert_dweller
Sat Apr 05, 2003 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sticker Next To Main Door On Continental Aircraft
Replies: 5
Views: 3479

RE: Sticker Next To Main Door On Continental Aircraft

OMG who gives a crap? what a waste of time. ITS A FREAKIN' STICKER

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by desert_dweller
Tue Apr 01, 2003 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meigs Field Destroyed
Replies: 183
Views: 21842

RE: Meigs Field Destroyed

Disappointing, as some of u had already mentioned, this is the FlightSim default runway, which we have become attatched to over the years... Such a piss off.  Sad

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by desert_dweller
Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Scud Missile Performance
Replies: 15
Views: 15543

RE: Scud Missile Performance

use them wisely...
bush = killer

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by desert_dweller
Sat Feb 15, 2003 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On Taxiing
Replies: 4
Views: 2337

RE: Questions On Taxiing

Thanks a lot guys!!! u were really helpful.
-ramz Big thumbs up

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by desert_dweller
Fri Feb 14, 2003 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Stock To Buy - Southwest, AirTran, Or JetBlue
Replies: 30
Views: 6680

RE: What Stock To Buy - Southwest, AirTran, Or JetBlue

good point. make sure to look at their income statements and balance sheets.
compare them year-to-year.

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by desert_dweller
Fri Feb 14, 2003 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Stock To Buy - Southwest, AirTran, Or JetBlue
Replies: 30
Views: 6680

RE: What Stock To Buy - Southwest, AirTran, Or JetBlue

southwest... Many professionals are saying it's a good time to invest in low-cost airliners. I wanted to invest in the company myself. I have been watching it over the past month or so and it looks stable and reliable.

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by desert_dweller
Fri Feb 14, 2003 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moscow Times: Il-86 May Be Grounded, Unsafe?
Replies: 45
Views: 4142

RE: Moscow Times: Il-86 May Be Grounded, Unsafe?

What are the major airlines that still use this aircraft today?

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by desert_dweller
Fri Feb 14, 2003 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On Taxiing
Replies: 4
Views: 2337

Questions On Taxiing

These questions might be too many to post at once... Sorry, just answer some if you don't have the time. -When taxiing, are pilots supposed/expected to know their way to the runway? If progressive taxi is requested, what exactly (in detail) is told to the pilot? If taxiing without progressive taxi i...

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by desert_dweller
Fri Feb 07, 2003 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Flight....NOT Routine!
Replies: 18
Views: 2137

RE: Space Flight....NOT Routine!

my point is "CIVIL" aviation meaning, transportation of passengers, anyone.
not astronauts.

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by desert_dweller
Thu Feb 06, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: U-2 Crash In South Korea
Replies: 28
Views: 7569

RE: U-2 Crash In South Korea

i wonder why the pilot wasnt taken captive. spying isnt ethical.

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by desert_dweller
Thu Feb 06, 2003 11:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Danish F-16's Drops Bombs In Afghanistan
Replies: 2
Views: 3677

RE: Danish F-16's Drops Bombs In Afghanistan

WOW, go back to the drawing board now!! hey atleast u can say the danes are american suck-ups.. NOW they can say "we were in the war on terrorism"... good 4 u.

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by desert_dweller
Thu Feb 06, 2003 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Flight....NOT Routine!
Replies: 18
Views: 2137

RE: Space Flight....NOT Routine!

can u stop posting stuff about columbia. go to nasa.com for that. what the hell i thought this was a damn civil aviation forum. wow 7 people died guess what buddy, thousands die elsewhere do u want me to make a post for them too?

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36461

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

they can't repair it in space? there must be something they can do. i mean lets say something worse had happened... they wouldnt attempt to bring it back to the ground with a physical problem.

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36461

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

"Have you seen how much Columbia stuff has been put on eBay and how much has been bought instantly? eBay should force them to hold off for some time."

why?? its like saying why did they sell american flags on 9/11...

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36461

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

did anyone see the footage from the launch earlier this month? they showed where the piece fell off the wing... nasa was aware of this but didnt consider it significant enough for a safety concern. and now they are saying they will investigate that to check if it was the cause. i dont get it... if t...

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36461

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

"safest launch vehicle in the world."

what are u talking about??? look at the ratio of space shuttle flights to other modes of transport.

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Falling Columbia Debris
Replies: 11
Views: 2435

RE: Falling Columbia Debris

interesting thought... i think that the pieces of debris are too small to affect radar signals. but thats just a guess...

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 1:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What About The Space Station?
Replies: 18
Views: 2475

RE: What About The Space Station?

i heard somwhere that this is going to be taken into consideration.. the people in the space station have an emergency shuttle craft there in order to come back to earth, if nasa were to stop all launches, which would cut off all supplies to the space station.

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by desert_dweller
Sun Feb 02, 2003 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis
Replies: 339
Views: 36461

RE: Space Shuttle Columbia Crisis

for all of u who think this is a terrorist attack, i feel sorry for u... al queda can barely afford clothing, u want them to bring down an object travelling at 12,000miles/hour over the USA???? use ur heads... even a super sonic plane cant keep up with this shuttle. oh ya and its weird how the probl...

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by desert_dweller
Sat Feb 01, 2003 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missing Mouse Force Swiss Cancel 2 JFK Flts
Replies: 8
Views: 2418

RE: Missing Mouse Force Swiss Cancel 2 JFK Flts

haha, thats hilarious. why would they stop two flight just for that??? is it FAA policy? and by the way how much would that cost them.

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by desert_dweller
Fri Jan 31, 2003 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shoe Bomber Gets Life In Prison!
Replies: 37
Views: 2911

RE: Shoe Bomber Gets Life In Prison!

"Alah promises you a hundred virgins. Talk about boring! Wonder how long Reid will stay a "virgin" in the big house..." no need to be racist against islam... dont spread false rumors about other religions. are u muslim? NO. so dont bullshit. i filed a complaint against you. and by the way. yes this ...

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by desert_dweller
Fri Jan 31, 2003 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Song" Paint Scheme
Replies: 16
Views: 3298

RE: "Song" Paint Scheme

thats just an ugly paint scheme  Yeah sure

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stanley Cup To Arrive At FLL Tomorrow, But How?
Replies: 15
Views: 3165

RE: Stanley Cup To Arrive At FLL Tomorrow, But How?

thats right... there is a person who takes care of it. remember that master card commercial?

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viewers Choice For Best Picture...
Replies: 5
Views: 2103

RE: Viewers Choice For Best Picture...

wow, this is a nice post... there are a lot of different pictures that i could think of but this is all im going to add for now. i love the way you can see the sun setting in the distance hidden by night clouds... <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/o...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OK To Refuel An A/c With The Passengers Onboard?
Replies: 36
Views: 16341

RE: OK To Refuel An A/c With The Passengers Onboard?

yes i understand the precautions taken to ensure passenger and crew safety but what causes a fire? how does the engines "being hot" affect fuel going into the tanks.

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Security Breach
Replies: 6
Views: 1741

RE: Boston Security Breach

the person who placed the box cutter there, probably did so purposely just to pass a message over: screening is not done properly.

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is BA Still Flying The 747-200?
Replies: 10
Views: 6591

RE: Is BA Still Flying The 747-200?

why were they retired? economical reasons?

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!
Replies: 26
Views: 4238

RE: Coming To You Live From 30,000ft! Internet On Air!

wow... will internet be available anytime soon? if so what classes and is it included with the ticket charge like a ptv or do u pay extra like an aircraft phone?

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 29, 2003 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OK To Refuel An A/c With The Passengers Onboard?
Replies: 36
Views: 16341

RE: OK To Refuel An A/c With The Passengers Onboard?

guys, what are the risks of refueling the aircraft with passengers onboard (is it just that the engines are running)? is that sort of like pumping gasoline into ur car while its turned on?

-ramz

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Under-Ground Fuel Tanks At Airports...
Replies: 3
Views: 2975

Under-Ground Fuel Tanks At Airports...

I was just wondering... u know how they refuel the plane from an open manhole in the ground? What happens when it rains, and how do they keep rain from getting in..

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Airbridge At LHR - Asiana Airlines
Replies: 18
Views: 4964

RE: Weird Airbridge At LHR - Asiana Airlines

it is weird but if u look closely at both pictures posted above, only the airbirdges on the side of the airport are long... this is simply because the gate happens to be on that side and if u look closely that is the closest way of having it without mixing gate sections.

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best And Worst Service Across The Atlantic?
Replies: 53
Views: 6511

RE: Best And Worst Service Across The Atlantic?

I can help you out here, since i take this route every year. First of all it depends (for example if ur going from North america to europe) on whether you are going to stop in europe or continue. I prefer AF because they only make me wait for 2 hours when going from dorval-charle degaul (spelling?)-...

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways' New Uniform Unveiled To Staff
Replies: 14
Views: 11934

RE: British Airways' New Uniform Unveiled To Staff

looks good (especially for the stewardesses)...  Big thumbs up

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bye-bye NAA! El Al To Takeover MIA/ORD Routes
Replies: 9
Views: 4696

RE: Bye-bye NAA! El Al To Takeover MIA/ORD Routes

thats too bad.. NAA is a thousand times better... and by the way whoever posted this topic name. Whats with the retarded heading? Bye-Bye NAA! u almost make it seem like ur so happy about EL AL taking over.

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: D-AERC "blasted" For Bomb Test?
Replies: 16
Views: 3718

RE: D-AERC "blasted" For Bomb Test?

i saw this on the news broadcast and the retard said "...detonating an identical explosive inside this jumbo jet."

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by desert_dweller
Sun Jan 19, 2003 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naked Air?!?What's This?!
Replies: 32
Views: 4006

RE: Naked Air?!?What's This?!

what is this trash...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What A Beautiful Airport...
Replies: 4
Views: 2077

What A Beautiful Airport...

http://www.wetdesign.com/client/kingfahd/kingfahd.htm

check the link posted above. Is this a beautiful airport or what?? wow, luckily i had the chance to go to this airport in the summer of 2000...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good Article About WN Humor
Replies: 17
Views: 2582

RE: Good Article About WN Humor

The humor is somewhat funny, but i think using humor on a flight is irrelavent. In my opinion all of the cabin crew should act serious. Can u imagine ur captain saying something silly right before takeoff or landing? Some people dont take flying too easily and they need to see that the crew is profe...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Gives War Warning
Replies: 22
Views: 2249

RE: BA Gives War Warning

This war is not a necessary one in the first place. Lets just hope for the best for this airline.

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Uses These Call Signs At Toronto's YYZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3504

RE: Who Uses These Call Signs At Toronto's YYZ?

Hey finally! I found out what the callsign georgian is for... It belongs to an Air Alliance, Beech 1900D.... The caption of the photo below reads "C-GZGA Taxying for morning takeoff rwy #17. Callsign 'Georgian'." <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/op...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Please Help
Replies: 3
Views: 1591

RE: Please Help

this site seems pretty helpful... http://www.jetcareers.com/
look at the AMT (aircraft maintenance technician) section under the heading "non-flying careers".

I hope this will help

-ramz- Big thumbs up

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Offer From Italy
Replies: 13
Views: 2419

RE: Concorde Offer From Italy

Are u sure? I doubt it... Remember why concorde only flies over the atlantic?sound barrier... And why would BA do that? It is too costly for them for such a short distance.

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Uses These Call Signs At Toronto's YYZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3504

RE: Who Uses These Call Signs At Toronto's YYZ?

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/100504/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/100504/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/0/5/100504.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jan 15, 2003 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Rage On Air New Zealand Flight
Replies: 4
Views: 5056

RE: Air Rage On Air New Zealand Flight

This is all caused by serving alchohol on a plane. I dont think that they should keep it up. It's not like it's necessary to drink while flying.

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by desert_dweller
Mon Jan 13, 2003 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Flying School Student Detained
Replies: 23
Views: 1861

RE: Saudi Flying School Student Detained

this is just retarded... racisim doesnt exist (BULL$hit)

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by desert_dweller
Thu Jan 02, 2003 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Or Alaska Disney Plane
Replies: 14
Views: 3329

RE: JAL Or Alaska Disney Plane

To tell you the truth i would like these pics if they were on a souvenir poster in a disney land gift shop, but to have them on a plane, give me a break... What is this, a flying comercial? Airlines should stick to their original paint jobs.

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by desert_dweller
Thu Dec 26, 2002 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"
Replies: 230
Views: 7867

RE: "Excuze Me F/A, This Passenger Is Middleastern"

I am an Arab (Lebanese), and if someone was worried about sitting next to me on an Arabic Airliner, I would seriously feel bad for them. And this lady is stupid. Doesnt it make more sense for an Arab (if she is worried about us "terrorists") to hijack an American Airliner? Why would he hijack his ow...

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by desert_dweller
Wed Jul 17, 2002 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Differences: 757,767,777?
Replies: 7
Views: 3171

RE: Differences: 757,767,777?

One easy way of distinguishing the 777 from the 757 and 767 is that its main landing gear (beneath the wings, not to be confused with the nose gear) has 3 pairs of wheels while the 767 and 757 have a pair of 2 wheels. 777 gear <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva...

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by desert_dweller
Sat May 25, 2002 5:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Dumb F-15 Question
Replies: 33
Views: 5921

RE: Dumb F-15 Question

How do u know the americans didn't copy the mig29??? if u aren't sure don't make bad "PERSONAL" assumptions.

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