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by cainanuk
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 854
Views: 130831

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ESTR5RSWAAA ... ame=medium


And if Blue Islands aren't affected by the administration, I doubt they give two ticks of a crap about what the administrators think...
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vfw614 wrote:
That's the aforementioned press release. I doubt that the administrators are impressed....:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ESTR5RSWAAA ... ame=medium


And if Blue Islands aren't affected by the administration, I doubt they give two ticks of a crap about what the administrators think...

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by cainanuk
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 766138

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Driving by MAN today, I watched a Max-8 depart at around 1530.. it was a TUI aircraft.. Was definitely a Max-8. What gives, I thought they were all still grounded.

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by cainanuk
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Christmas chaos at 18 UK airports.
Replies: 19
Views: 5669

Re: Christmas chaos at 18 UK airports.

To all the people complaining about the upcoming airport strikes, have you any idea just how little airport workers get paid? Or for that matter, how shitty they are treated? I worked at MAN for 11 years for several handling agents. I worked as a dispatcher. This is a flight safety critical job. I w...

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by cainanuk
Fri Mar 04, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow Problems At MAN, Questions Over Deice.
Replies: 12
Views: 6359

RE: Snow Problems At MAN, Questions Over Deice.

B**locks.... I worked at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> as an Ops Controller for 9 years and several of those for <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym>. ...

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by cainanuk
Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool
Replies: 24
Views: 8760

RE: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool

I get what you are saying Dan, however, there was definitely more to this... I have been witness to countless incidents at Manchester and several at Liverpool... I have never seen them shut down the roads before to create a clear pathway to the airfield before...

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by cainanuk
Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool
Replies: 24
Views: 8760

RE: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool

Well... I no longer work in aviation but I did for over 20 years (on the ramp and in dispatch / load control)... I'm not a pilot nor do purport to be an aviation expert, but I do know a thing or two. I have seen countless emergency landings, but never have I seen one that shut all the roads around t...

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by cainanuk
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool
Replies: 24
Views: 8760

RE: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool

Yep...

Definitely the RAT.

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by cainanuk
Fri Jun 19, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool
Replies: 24
Views: 8760

RE: EasyJet A320 G-EZUP Emergency At Liverpool

Heard it flying over Warrington making an exceptionally loud noise... Sounded like a screeching grinding noise... At first I thought it was an aerobatic air plane and it sounded really low. When I did catch a glimpse of it, I was shocked to see it was a 320 as it wasn't making a jet like noise... Al...

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by cainanuk
Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Smoke On Taxiing
Replies: 16
Views: 9155

RE: Smoke On Taxiing

Nothing sinister or mysterious going on here folks... Simply has been taxiing on a single engine to save fuel and is now starting the other engine... Happens all the time.

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by cainanuk
Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Superbowl Picks 2014?
Replies: 18
Views: 1974

RE: Superbowl Picks 2014?

Playoff Predictions... DIVISION WINNERS / WILDCARDS NFC San Francisco Atlanta Green Bay Dallas Seattle (WC) Washington (WC) AFC Denver Miami Cincinnati Houston Buffalo (WC) Kansas City (WC) NFC CHAMPION: San Francisco AFC CHAMPION: Kansas City SUPERBOWL CHAMPION San Francisco 49ers

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by cainanuk
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR Cabin Crew Punched
Replies: 21
Views: 17006

RE: FR Cabin Crew Punched

I was assaulted by a <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> passenger at <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> for denying him boarding because he was too drunk ...

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by cainanuk
Mon May 20, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oklahoma Tornadoes
Replies: 138
Views: 5939

RE: Oklahoma Tornadoes

Looks like a school has been leveled according to CNN. Apparently 45 children unaccounted for. They were sheltering in an internal hallway, which was deemed to be their "safe-place"... There is no such thing as a safe place from an F5. Regardless of your religious persuasion, pray to whoever you bel...

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by cainanuk
Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Loss-making Flybe To Axe 300 Staff
Replies: 37
Views: 10933

RE: Loss-making Flybe To Axe 300 Staff

If Flybe were to go bump, it would not just affect the <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> employees... There are also the literally THOUSANDS of employees of handling agents throughout their network that would be affected... not to mention all the other ancilliary services...

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by cainanuk
Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: *IMPORTANT* Little Girl Missing Near Mach Loop
Replies: 2
Views: 3064

*IMPORTANT* Little Girl Missing Near Mach Loop

Look guys, I know this isn't exactly aviation related, but a lot of folks here go spotting at the Mach Loop (Machynlleth Wales) and will most likely have a fair amount of spotting gear. A little girl, aged 5 has been possibly abductedd in the area last night. She was playing on her bike last night i...

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by cainanuk
Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 118
Replies: 214
Views: 27790

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 118

Flight radar 24 on Android perhaps? I just got notified of that one as well. It was squawking 7600 an hour or so ago off the coast of Scotland. Whatever the problem, things must have deteriorated.

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by cainanuk
Mon May 14, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moving To Another Country
Replies: 15
Views: 1661

RE: Moving To Another Country

Moved to the UK from USA 10 years ago to settle there with my (then) new wife, who happened to be British. Truthfully, I don't miss America at all.

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by cainanuk
Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson's First 787 Routes, Mexico & Florida
Replies: 3
Views: 4113

RE: Thomson's First 787 Routes, Mexico & Florida

Anybody else notice the new livery as well?

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by cainanuk
Sun Apr 22, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/AA Merge: Effect On Star Alliance And UA?
Replies: 12
Views: 8198

RE: US/AA Merge: Effect On Star Alliance And UA?

I think the only REAL loser in all of this will be the consumer...

It could be seriously time to reconsider the possibility of RE-regulation within the airline industry.

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by cainanuk
Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-88 Nose Wheel Skid On T/O
Replies: 13
Views: 10054

RE: DL MD-88 Nose Wheel Skid On T/O

I'm rather surprised the Captain elected to not return to the gate...

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by cainanuk
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA Employee Died After Incident At IAD
Replies: 30
Views: 24599

RE: SWA Employee Died After Incident At IAD

Condolences to the family and prayers for the lost rampie. That said, I have often wondered why we still allow open cab tugs and why doesn't our ramp equipment have seatbelts? I am assuming this to be the case as that is the case over in the UK. When you think about it... belt loaders easily do 25mp...

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by cainanuk
Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8F In Atlanta
Replies: 9
Views: 9890

RE: 747-8F In Atlanta

Why the heck was my comment on this thread removed? I simply was correcting the OP that there is no such thing as a 747-800F. A 747-8F is the correct model type. Did some mod take a petty pill with his breakfast this morning?

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by cainanuk
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest Plane With Floats?
Replies: 35
Views: 21497

RE: Biggest Plane With Floats?



There you go.... a 747... WITH floats.

Here endeth thread!

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by cainanuk
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wild Weather In The Southeastern US
Replies: 25
Views: 2057

RE: Wild Weather In The Southeastern US

How ironic tha the advertising bubble in the top corner of the image is for an insurance company....

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by cainanuk
Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA Lunacy Spreads To Trains
Replies: 25
Views: 3060

RE: TSA Lunacy Spreads To Trains

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety..."

-Benjamin Franklin

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by cainanuk
Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Smooth Jazz Guitarist?
Replies: 6
Views: 5952

RE: Favorite Smooth Jazz Guitarist?

Not a guitarist, however he did play some guitar, but I absolutely adored Wayman Tisdale.

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by cainanuk
Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Bought Kinect For Xbox 360?
Replies: 3
Views: 2220

RE: Who Bought Kinect For Xbox 360?

Idid. I love it. Kids really dig on it. It is definatley "next gen" technology. Well worth it....

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by cainanuk
Thu Feb 04, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Superbowl XLll Predictions
Replies: 12
Views: 1978

RE: Superbowl XLll Predictions

WHO DAT THINK DEY GONNA BEAT DEM SAINTS??!!

Saints... But not by much...

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by cainanuk
Fri Nov 27, 2009 2:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favourite Steak?
Replies: 56
Views: 4450

RE: What Is Your Favourite Steak?

A nice rare to slightly medium rare ribeye.... Nice!

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by cainanuk
Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buick Revives Regal Sedan - Based On Opel Insignia
Replies: 66
Views: 5112

RE: Buick Revives Regal Sedan - Based On Opel Insignia

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by cainanuk
Mon May 18, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alfie Isn't The Dad
Replies: 18
Views: 2889

RE: Alfie Isn't The Dad

Good Lord this is such a positive reflection on the welfare state in British (low) society! So good to know that the baby's father is 15 and not 13. I will sleep better at night knowing that! What they ought to do is chemically castrate some of these benefit scrounging street urchins and save those ...

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by cainanuk
Mon May 18, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Usain Bolt Smashes World Sprint Record
Replies: 6
Views: 2503

RE: Usain Bolt Smashes World Sprint Record

This guy is SOOOOOOOO on the juice it just is not even funny!

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by cainanuk
Fri May 08, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q400 As Mainline Type?
Replies: 13
Views: 4585

RE: Q400 As Mainline Type?

It is not unusual to have <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> using the Q400 on our longer legged routes out of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>. In fact <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MA...

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by cainanuk
Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supermarket Rant
Replies: 67
Views: 4105

RE: Supermarket Rant

How about the people that walk ridiculously slow in front of you AFTEr the check out when all you want to do is get the hell out of that god forsaken supermarket!! I could gladly punch them all in the back of the head as hard as I possibly can!

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by cainanuk
Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Traffic Tickets
Replies: 60
Views: 5224

RE: Your Traffic Tickets

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by cainanuk
Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Traffic Tickets
Replies: 60
Views: 5224

RE: Your Traffic Tickets

None in the last couple of years but in my past... In California... Exhibition of Speed (doing burnouts) Speeding In Utah... Commercial Vehicle logbook violation In Tennessee... Commercial Vehicle logbook violation And in Virginia... Speeding Posession of illegal equipment in a commercial vehicle (r...

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by cainanuk
Wed Jan 28, 2009 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 3 Y.o. Lights Own Cigarettes And Smokes Them
Replies: 13
Views: 2479

RE: 3 Y.o. Lights Own Cigarettes And Smokes Them

Just another fune example of your typical British, benifit claiming, I got a council house at 16 because I wuz preggerz chav mum. Well done Luv!

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by cainanuk
Sat Jan 24, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Belgian Creche Stabbing
Replies: 19
Views: 1573

RE: Belgian Creche Stabbing

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by cainanuk
Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Obama Gets First Ride On C-32A!
Replies: 35
Views: 12550

RE: Obama Gets First Ride On C-32A!

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by cainanuk
Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Male Game Show Hosts Wearing Pink
Replies: 12
Views: 3070

RE: Male Game Show Hosts Wearing Pink

One of my favorite dress shirts is pink.

It is the new black.

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by cainanuk
Tue Jan 06, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BMW's New Z4 Convertible Launching At Detroit Show
Replies: 25
Views: 3538

RE: BMW's New Z4 Convertible Launching At Detroit Show

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by cainanuk
Tue Nov 18, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BNP Membership List Leaked Onto Internet
Replies: 92
Views: 5519

RE: BNP Membership List Leaked Onto Internet

Not a member of the BNP myself mind you, but is it (the BNP) not a recognised political party with members serving as <acronym title="Martinair (Netherlands)">MP</acronym>'s in local councils and the House of Commons? Why should anyone lose their jobs for being a member. It is no more illegal (dista...

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by cainanuk
Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bus, Rail, Etc Transport Pic Thread - Nov 2008
Replies: 26
Views: 7817

RE: Bus, Rail, Etc Transport Pic Thread - Nov 2008

Used to drive a 99 379 myself... No better ride in my opinion.

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by cainanuk
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quantum Of Solace
Replies: 57
Views: 3871

RE: Quantum Of Solace

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by cainanuk
Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engineer Injured At MAN
Replies: 7
Views: 3922

RE: Engineer Injured At MAN

I am not an engineer myself (I work in Ops/Dispatch) but I am forever harping on about being safe on the ramp. It <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> an inherantly dangerous working environment that we work in. I think that after the day in day out ro...

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by cainanuk
Sat Nov 15, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quantum Of Solace
Replies: 57
Views: 3871

RE: Quantum Of Solace

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by cainanuk
Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quantum Of Solace
Replies: 57
Views: 3871

RE: Quantum Of Solace

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by cainanuk
Sat Nov 15, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Priest: No Communion For Obama Supporters
Replies: 65
Views: 4641

RE: Priest: No Communion For Obama Supporters

So seperation of church and state is a must but not state and church. Cant have it both ways!

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by cainanuk
Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quantum Of Solace
Replies: 57
Views: 3871

RE: Quantum Of Solace

Like I said... Don't get me wrong... I really liked the movie. I cant wait for the next one and I hope that Daniel Craig is still Bond. I would just like Q back and less of the 2 hour advertisement for Ford.

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by cainanuk
Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does JetBlue Remotely Monitor The Pax Cabin?
Replies: 7
Views: 4667

RE: Does JetBlue Remotely Monitor The Pax Cabin?

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by cainanuk
Fri Nov 14, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quantum Of Solace
Replies: 57
Views: 3871

RE: Quantum Of Solace

It is <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>. I think that Daniel Craig if given the right script could possibly be one of the great Bonds.... That said, this is not the script. The problem as I see it is that the whole Bond franchise seems to have lost it's way a bit since Bourne became t...

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