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by LMP737
Wed May 18, 2022 4:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question for Mechanics
Replies: 11
Views: 1718

Re: Question for Mechanics

Lpbri wrote:
I knew a few who got out of the military with only an A license or P license, based on experience


That was me when I got out of the Navy, had the powerplant based on experience. And taking the required tests of course. Went to school for the A.

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by LMP737
Fri May 13, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4583

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Gotta admire Rand, like him or hate him, on this subject he does have some consistency. 40B is a lot, and 40B that we have to borrow, and we are headed towards a recession, which might allow for the conversation of 'stimulus' and you know the amount of money we are to lose in revenue as a result as...

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by LMP737
Tue May 10, 2022 3:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFM Engine High Oil Consumption
Replies: 28
Views: 2946

Re: CFM Engine High Oil Consumption

They were there, just airline policy not to use them (don’t know why). Wow, that's just mean. Seriously though, I'm guessing this was done to lessen the chances with over servicing the number two. If you're not careful that's exactly what will happen, especially with the IDG. Always a good idea to ...

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by LMP737
Mon May 09, 2022 11:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFM Engine High Oil Consumption
Replies: 28
Views: 2946

Re: CFM Engine High Oil Consumption

DL_Mech wrote:

There were remote servicing points inside the tailcone, but these were not used at my airline.


FedEx must have added them to the MD-11 they acquired from Delta.

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by LMP737
Fri May 06, 2022 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA
Replies: 242
Views: 30235

Re: Boeing moving HQ to DC

Boeing said to be moving HQ from Chicago to DC area likely Arlington Surprised it took such a short time to jump ship from Chicago. - Want to be closer to decision makers in Washington https://twitter.com/DeItaone/status/1522249818411872262?s=20&t=qtZzgRXu3SgdRVKOMvyDMQ https://www.wsj.com/arti...

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by LMP737
Wed May 04, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022
Replies: 61
Views: 2918

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022

When your despicable plan is discovered. https://mobile.twitter.com/Acyn/status/1519712052247359489 Not nearly as despicable as allowing everyone to enter this country illegally with no questions asked simply because 7 out of 10 them will vote for you. It's sick actually. Question, after the Immigr...

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by LMP737
Mon May 02, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022
Replies: 61
Views: 2918

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022

Sen. Rand Paul on the Border: "If I were in charge, I'd put a helicopter station every five miles, and anybody who comes across would be immediately transported back," said Paul. "You don't get processed at all unless you come through legal ports of entry." https://www.newsmax.c...

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by LMP737
Sun May 01, 2022 1:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why did Lockheed Paint L-1011 Fuselages During Final Assembly?
Replies: 14
Views: 3112

Re: Why did Lockheed Paint L-1011 Fuselages During Final Assembly?

I guess Lockheed built a larger paint hangar at Palmdale, as later deliveries were assembled unpainted. 6309331 Not just the L-1011, If I’m not mistaken DC-8 and DC-9 fuselages were painted before final assembly. http://www.airlineratings.com/wp-content/uploads/uploads/DC-9s-at-peak-production.jpg ...

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by LMP737
Sun May 01, 2022 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022
Replies: 61
Views: 2918

Re: Migrant Crisis at the Texas Border 2022

Federal judge halts preparations for end of US asylum limit https://apnews.com/article/immigration-covid-business-health-honduras-54fe0c9655b72646a3c4bbf7c729fe11 A federal judge ordered a two-week halt Wednesday on the phasing out of pandemic-related restrictions on seeking asylum — and raised dou...

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by LMP737
Wed Apr 27, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
Replies: 201
Views: 12119

Re: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

DIRECTFLT wrote:
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So, yes, MAGA Americans deserve a mainstream place to discuss ideas, away from the (virutal) echo chambers that dominate the rest of what's seen on TV...


MAGA Americans exist because there already is an echo chamber for them all over social and mainstream media.

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 26, 2022 11:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

With the confirmation that in addition to MANPADS and triple launcher Starstreaks, the UK is now sending the 8 round launcher on the Stormer armoured vehicle, the Ukrainians will have an under armour short ranged AD system with great mobility. Meanwhile, maybe Germany pull some Leo 2 MBT's out of s...

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 26, 2022 3:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

https://youtu.be/8vQa_mywq8k
It's still unclear whether a technical malfunction, operator error or combat damage caused this loss.

Or is that a tendency of the SU-34.


I wonder if Mav and Goose got out okay.
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Vintage wrote:
mxaxai wrote:
Su-34 caught flat-spinning into the ground. https://youtu.be/8vQa_mywq8k
It's still unclear whether a technical malfunction, operator error or combat damage caused this loss.

Or is that a tendency of the SU-34.


I wonder if Mav and Goose got out okay.

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by LMP737
Fri Apr 22, 2022 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5489

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

bpatus297 wrote:
What about those who think life begins at conception and nothing to do with religion?


Let's be honest here, those aren't the people driving this.

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by LMP737
Wed Apr 20, 2022 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5489

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

Kent350787 wrote:

Gee, that's very....unsurprising. Worldwide evidence show that proper sex ed (not abstinence only) and ready access to contraception results in the lowest abortion rates - even where abortion is legally available.


Try telling that to people who think god is on their side.

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

You can make out all the distinctive features of a Slava-class cruiser. Especially, the four slanted sets of P-500 or P-1000 hypersonic cruise missile launchers can be seen in the smoke. I noticed two fire hoses operational near the illumination radar on aft part of the ship. They must have had pow...

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed
Replies: 107
Views: 5489

Re: Abortion Ban in Oklahoma Passed

You are a noted and loud 45 supporter who routinely embraces extremist and racist right wing policies & propaganda. You said nothing to condemn Jan 6th and thus still remain in that position. You supported that and would obviously have been pleased if that had somehow managed to succeed. Attemp...

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by LMP737
Tue Apr 19, 2022 1:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

While the Moskva is still busy with the special submarine operation, the first images have emerged. It also shows the weather conditions after the attack. https://nitter.hu/UAWeapons/status/1515820381013168135 For some reason that looks like a decommissioned ship. I don't see anything that really r...

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 14, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

This channel has been recommended by the ex USN submariner 'Sub Brief', doubtless he'll have his own thoughts and with hopefully more info by then but here is an overview; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmxJsRy4ty0 I'm curious as to the overall material condition of the ship. As we have seen so fa...

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 14, 2022 8:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

JayinKitsap wrote:

I've been looking without results for pictures of the damage, is she out of commision for a few weeks or a real crispy critter.

And as I wrote this the bbc link appears.


By the sound of it weather conditions were poor so there might not be any quality pictures/film of the attack.

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 14, 2022 4:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

I just read that the Ukrainians saturated the Moskva's defenses using drones. And then, they used their only Neptune cruise missile battery to sink it. Blyat... Which makes me wonder if there is footage of the hit yet to be released. I also came across this. https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/202...

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 14, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

The Russian Defense Ministry confirms the the cruiser Moskva has suffered sever damage and has been abandoned in the Black Sea. The governor of Odessa claims that it was hit by Neptune anti-ship missiles. It will be interesting to see if this claim is true or if its a case of poor ammo handling/dam...

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by LMP737
Thu Apr 14, 2022 1:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

The Russian Defense Ministry confirms the the cruiser Moskva has suffered sever damage and has been abandoned in the Black Sea. The governor of Odessa claims that it was hit by Neptune anti-ship missiles. It will be interesting to see if this claim is true or if its a case of poor ammo handling/dama...

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by LMP737
Sat Mar 05, 2022 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 14027

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

cjg225 wrote:
LMP737 wrote:
I think Putin having a fatal stroke, ala Stalin, is a more realistic expectation than a coup.

And then maybe someday there will a movie with a scene like this.


That was a good movie. Not as well received in Russia however, kind of like the HBO series Chernobyl.

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by LMP737
Sat Mar 05, 2022 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?
Replies: 142
Views: 14027

Re: Possibility of coup in Moscow to oust Putin?

I think Putin having a fatal stroke, ala Stalin, is a more realistic expectation than a coup.

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by LMP737
Fri Mar 04, 2022 11:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 945
Views: 125576

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Military Aviation News and Discussion Thread

Yep a dozen A-10's attacking the Russian convoy would be damn effective alright. So effective World War III would break out about 5 mins later. World War III would break out five minutes after the US gave a dozen of the A-10, the USAF wants to scrap to Ukraine? This comes from the same people who a...

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by LMP737
Sat Feb 12, 2022 3:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35 Carrier Crash in South China Sea
Replies: 94
Views: 14146

Re: F35 Carrier Crash in South China Sea

The traditional ramp strike is rooted in looking at the deck, not the Ball. From the YT video, the pass was shorter than normal, a little high, started down but didn’t catch the sink rate with enough thrust at the right time. Was the LSO more comfortable than required and let things continue too lo...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 31, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35 Carrier Crash in South China Sea
Replies: 94
Views: 14146

Re: F35 Carrier Crash in South China Sea

How long does the engine take to spool up? Looks/Sounds like he applied TOGA roughly 3s into the video, but just ran out of vertical height. I have no idea on the spool up time for the F135 is. Since it's the latest and greatest in engine tech I would imagine it's rather quick. However, in this cas...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 30, 2022 11:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35 Carrier Crash in South China Sea
Replies: 94
Views: 14146

Re: F35 Carrier Crash in South China Sea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9By_IGjyCE
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par13del wrote:
My first thought was a cable break with the number of personnel injured.


Turns out to have been a ramp strike. I'm going to guess the LSO's took a dive into the escape net/pad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9By_IGjyCE

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: France orders three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

Re: France orders three E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

par13del wrote:
Somewhat surprised that they are not pursuing a joint venture to have an ATR converted to be an AEW platform.


The cost of navalizing an ATR would be prohibitively expensive.

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by LMP737
Wed Dec 15, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2605

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

LCDFlight wrote:
The mom should have been held partially responsible. She should be in prison today on gun fraud charges. Obviously she was a gun nut. The son was not well. You don’t do what she did.


If memory serves me, she was the first person he killed.

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by LMP737
Mon Dec 13, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control
Replies: 51
Views: 3344

Re: California governor says he will use legal tactics of Texas abortion ban to implement gun control

Exactly, not to mention the recent smash and grab crimes have brought out the fact no bail is a no good IMO. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/los-angeles-theft-robberies-smash-and-grab-arrests/ I think Newsom would be better served to address this instead of this latest endeavor. Given the crime rate, ...

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by LMP737
Fri Dec 10, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: why are interior so different between aircraft and airlines?
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Re: why are interior so different between aircraft and airlines?

American -123s and United -122s both had dual lower lobe galleys. Qantas’ -238 had a single lower lobe galley. This video shows the loading of galley modules onboard an AA 747. http://youtu.be/o_cNefEnJXs When I first hired in at AA many moons ago, no longer work for them, their DC-10-10 still had ...

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by LMP737
Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 18992

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

johns624 wrote:
Well, for one thing, it seems his father wasn't anywhere to be found.


And the mother was clueless.

johns624 wrote:
Of course, where were the other three's parents when they were growing up and needed to be taught right from wrong?


Whataboutism.

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by LMP737
Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 18992

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

. What's funny is that people complain because Rittenhouse open carried, which is the legal way for him to carry. It's a sad indictment on this country that a child can legally open carry a weapon that he had to have someone else buy for him because it was illegal for him to purchase said weapon.

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by LMP737
Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 18992

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

It really doesn't matter why he was there. It's not illegal for any US citizen to be in a public area. It does matter. If his parents had done their job as he never would have been there in the first place. It should be obvious why people are either ignoring or try to deflect the role of his parent...

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by LMP737
Sat Nov 20, 2021 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 318
Views: 18992

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

You can't shoot people for rioting. It is arguable if you can shoot them for burning buildings (depends if it endangers innocent people). But if the rioters start assaulting you or endangering you, then yes, shooting them is lawful. As we saw today. One thing I have not heard many people talk about...

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by LMP737
Sat Nov 20, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When jetliners are offered with multiple powerplant options, how do they decide which to choose?
Replies: 11
Views: 3373

Re: When jetliners are offered with multiple powerplant options, how do they decide which to choose?

Whose bank rolling you has a part in it as well. GE is a big creditor for AA, I'm going to guess this had a role in their decision to pick the GenX for their 787 fleet.

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by LMP737
Fri Nov 19, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4799

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Not at all. Does Tucker get out there in the weeds? Of course he does but to pretend he is the only one is absurd and totally ridiculous. There are smear merchants on CNN and MSNBC but we have to take their words as gospel? Come on man. Really? The media is in the business of dividing the country a...

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by LMP737
Sun Nov 14, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Restrictions on #2 Thrust Reverse L1011/DC10/MD11
Replies: 20
Views: 3316

Re: Restrictions on #2 Thrust Reverse L1011/DC10/MD11

Anyone know how much longer it would take to stow a #2 reverser that is stuck in the deploy position? Can you do it from the patio, or do you need a lift truck? 1604340 You should be able to do it from the patio. But, if you've got to gain access to that upper actuator, you'll need a truck or snork...

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by LMP737
Sat Oct 30, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Could MD-11's used domestically do without the winglets?
Replies: 31
Views: 3603

Re: Could MD-11's used domestically do without the winglets?

DeltaMD95 wrote:
To add, FedEX still has a select few non-Alaskan, TPAC ops with the MD-11F, such as KIX-OAK.


Or half way across the Pacific, OAK-HNL.;)

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by LMP737
Sat Oct 30, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question For the Mechanics: Which Commercial Aircraft Have Been Easiest and Most Difficult For You to Work On?
Replies: 71
Views: 14124

Re: Question For the Mechanics: Which Commercial Aircraft Have Been Easiest and Most Difficult For You to Work On?

Really? I haven't had many issues with the MD-11. The heat exchanger cracks a lot... but I guess that's a common issue for all aircraft. The 777 has it as well. Sometimes the ACM fails... but I don't recall anything that took some big brains to solve. The packs, relatively speaking, seems to be one...

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by LMP737
Sat Oct 30, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question For the Mechanics: Which Commercial Aircraft Have Been Easiest and Most Difficult For You to Work On?
Replies: 71
Views: 14124

Re: Question For the Mechanics: Which Commercial Aircraft Have Been Easiest and Most Difficult For You to Work On?

The 737 has been good to me. The A32X series not so much. E175/190s aren't bad if you know what interface card does what and when. (Novice techs will be firing the parts cannon) 747, 757, 767 aren't bad. MD80s are hit or miss. The CRJ can get left in the grass as a fire training object. The nice th...

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by LMP737
Sat Oct 30, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4799

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

The Kavanaugh smear with no evidence and Dem darling (presidential candidate) Oh please, he didn't expose anything. All he did was put his spin on a story. Michael Avenatti who in reality was a domestic abuser, fraudster, embezzler. Well you got me there. He had the 2020 Democratic nomination wrapp...

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by LMP737
Fri Oct 29, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4799

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

NIKV69 wrote:

No it wasn't. It was a protest that got out of control


I'm sorry, the fact that people showed up to this "protest" with tactical gear, comm gear and zip ties tells me otherwise.

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by LMP737
Fri Oct 29, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4799

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

This isn't true and is a huge generalization. Tucker isn't successful because of that, he is successful because he does have some true commentary on a lot of what the far left is doing Do you have examples of what the "far left" is doing that Tucker Carlson is eloquently exposing in his c...

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by LMP737
Thu Oct 28, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Could MD-11's used domestically do without the winglets?
Replies: 31
Views: 3603

Re: Could MD-11's used domestically do without the winglets?

CosmicCruiser wrote:
Correct, the MD-11 still does a lot of int'l. It is being slowly edged out by the 777. As for and MD-11 without winglets for domestic...it's called an MD-10. LOL


Very true. A FedEx MD-11 might spend s couple days flying domestic then fly MEM-CDG. I'm assuming UPS is the same way.

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by LMP737
Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Medicare should be able to negoitiate Drug Prices
Replies: 46
Views: 2624

Re: Medicare should be able to negoitiate Drug Prices

PhRMA launches 7-figure ad campaign against Democrats' drug pricing measures https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/572397-phrma-launches-7-figure-ad-campaign-against-democrats-drug-pricing-measures The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) announced Wednesday that it is launc...

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by LMP737
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 145
Views: 15421

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Thanks for your post. For clarity - JFK won Illinois by under 10,000 votes out of over 2.3 million per side, 4.7 million cast. Under 0.2%. Neither one of us can claim to "know" what happened there. For further clarity Nixon won his own home state by a narrower margin, 50.1%, than Kennedy'...

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by LMP737
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question For the Mechanics: Which Commercial Aircraft Have Been Easiest and Most Difficult For You to Work On?
Replies: 71
Views: 14124

Re: Question For the Mechanics: Which Commercial Aircraft Have Been Easiest and Most Difficult For You to Work On?

Way more problems with the hydraulic lines. Those production swages let go all the time. I've spent way more time playing wack-a-mole with the wiring on the MD-11 than I have with failed hydraulic line swages. Not to say I haven't seen it. Murphy's law says the failures will be up in the tail. On a...

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