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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Dec 14, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poland And Spain Most Likely Block Eu Constitution
Replies: 110
Views: 3410

RE: Poland And Spain Most Likely Block Eu Constitution

Aznar = Franco, he is like a dinosaur.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Nov 01, 2003 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Memorabilia Auction Announced
Replies: 5
Views: 5229

RE: Concorde Memorabilia Auction Announced

Sorry, correction, the machmeter is available. I want to say the altimeter that is not included on the Air France auction.
Flying Machine

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Nov 01, 2003 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde Memorabilia Auction Announced
Replies: 5
Views: 5229

RE: Concorde Memorabilia Auction Announced

I have on my hands the Christie's catalog of the other Concorde auction that will be at Paris on November 15th. Air France will sell many parts including the nose or the captain seats. The mach meter on this auction is not included.
Happy bidding.
Flying machine

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon Sep 15, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde At Christie's
Replies: 0
Views: 1692

Concorde At Christie's

On November 15th Christie's auction house will sell Concorde parts like the nose cone ,avionics, the pilot's seats and memorabilia at Paris. The seller is the Air France foundation. The nose cone will cost 15,000-10,000 US Dollars. To much for me so I will continue to buy my collection at eBay. Best...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon Aug 11, 2003 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Leave The Airport Just For A Passport Stamp?
Replies: 11
Views: 3646

RE: Ever Leave The Airport Just For A Passport Stamp?

I was in transit in Johannesburg for seven hours flying from Sydney SQ to Madrid IB. I pass immigration just to have the South African stamp on my passport.
Flying Machine

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Aug 10, 2003 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Arrested Over Air 'joke'
Replies: 136
Views: 13194

RE: Pilot Arrested Over Air 'joke'

I agree with Ikarus!

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Aug 10, 2003 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End Of Visa Waiver (US And Mexico)
Replies: 23
Views: 4555

RE: End Of Visa Waiver (US And Mexico)

I find a very good fares in Spain to fly to Mexico via USA. I don't need a visa to visit USA but from Octover I have to change my old Spanish passport to the new model accepted in the USA. So I still prefer the direct flights to Mexico <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>, <acronym title="Ae...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jul 27, 2003 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleanest, Dirtiest Planes?
Replies: 28
Views: 4765

RE: Cleanest, Dirtiest Planes?

Jaspike ,Those planes where stored at the airport until some idiots destroy them for fun.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Jul 26, 2003 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleanest, Dirtiest Planes?
Replies: 28
Views: 4765

RE: Cleanest, Dirtiest Planes?

In the past Air France wasn't the winner on the dirtiest planes. I remember those old dirty old Pan Am and TWA planes. The worst I ever seen! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/106731/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Jul 26, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Animal Cruelty Is Funny To Some
Replies: 9
Views: 2776

RE: Animal Cruelty Is Funny To Some

Cancidas was talking about this airplane <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/065821/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/065821/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/2/8/065821.jpg" ALT="Click here f...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Thu Jul 24, 2003 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Upper Deck Memories
Replies: 19
Views: 5768

RE: 747 Upper Deck Memories

I flew twice on the Air France "economic" class on the 747-200 upper deck. There where 30 economy seats on six rows I think.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jul 20, 2003 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Things To Do At ORD?
Replies: 10
Views: 4009

RE: Things To Do At ORD?

Eat at Chilli's restaurant, I don't remember the terminal where it is.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri Jul 11, 2003 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Flew On 707? Tell Me About It!
Replies: 41
Views: 4959

RE: Ever Flew On 707? Tell Me About It!

I flew some times on a Western Boeing 707's. Nice long wings! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/067301/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/067301/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/0/3/067301.jp...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jul 06, 2003 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Grandparents War Stories
Replies: 23
Views: 2139

RE: Your Grandparents War Stories

My grand father was a republican during the Spanish civil war so hi scaped to France when the Nationals entered on the little town.My grand mother went in to jail. Finally my grand father and grand mother met each other after nine years with my mother in Mexico. My grand father never came back to Sp...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jul 06, 2003 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Owns Private Jets In Mexico?
Replies: 18
Views: 10073

RE: Who Owns Private Jets In Mexico?

Manuel Arango has jets and helicopters. He was the owner of the grupo sigla (VIPS,Aurrera,etc)

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri Jul 04, 2003 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crashes
Replies: 37
Views: 3474

RE: Plane Crashes

I lost a friend on March 31st 1986 on the Mexicana MX 940 Boeing 727 accident.My friend,his mother and father died. The aircraft was climbing at obout FL330 when a tire exploded on the right main wheel well when flying over Maravatio Mexico.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Tue Jul 01, 2003 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Europe Offices?
Replies: 3
Views: 4364

RE: Boeing Europe Offices?

Near the airport of Madrid is a building for Boeing.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Jun 28, 2003 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Wine Sales In US Sank 25% Since Last Year
Replies: 35
Views: 2524

RE: French Wine Sales In US Sank 25% Since Last Year

For those French boycotters why don't you try the Spanish wine?, not better than French wine but very good specially the Rioja wine.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Wed Jun 25, 2003 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-200 With 5 Engines?
Replies: 19
Views: 5211

RE: 747-200 With 5 Engines?

This B-747 is not five but has 3 engines. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/224038/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/224038/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/3/0/224038.jpg" ALT="Click here f...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Thu Jun 19, 2003 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madrid Barajas Construction
Replies: 14
Views: 2741

RE: Madrid Barajas Construction

The last "brick" will be placed at the end of 2004 .There be 2 new runways,the 15L/33R and 18L/36R. Will be very panoramic,you have to see how was dark Barajas airport many years ago. I don't know if is till the idea to build a new airport and close it in the future.
Flying machine.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Tue Jun 10, 2003 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahh, Life In San Francisco
Replies: 19
Views: 4249

RE: Ahh, Life In San Francisco

When you feel an earthquake
When you land on that great airport
When you step on the candlestick park
When you buy a funny T shirt at Berkeley U.
I rally love that town

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jun 08, 2003 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are Some Good Australian Movies?
Replies: 24
Views: 2850

RE: What Are Some Good Australian Movies?

Made in Australia is Matrix

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jun 08, 2003 2:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are Some Good Australian Movies?
Replies: 24
Views: 2850

RE: What Are Some Good Australian Movies?

Shine ,Love serenade ,Muriel's wedding, mad max

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Jun 08, 2003 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Find Cheapest Flight From Madrid To Rome?
Replies: 7
Views: 5661

RE: How To Find Cheapest Flight From Madrid To Rome?

Ask for Thai ,they use to make good prices flying Madrid-Rome and good service. <a href="http://www.viajar.com" target=_blank>http://www.viajar.com</a> <a href="http://www.viajeszeppelin.com" target=_blank>http://www.viajeszeppelin.com</a> but I don't know if there is the English version. Thai has 3...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Jun 07, 2003 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good Bye To VW Beetle
Replies: 6
Views: 2324

RE: Good Bye To VW Beetle

In Mexico are well known as a "bochito"

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri Jun 06, 2003 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good Bye To VW Beetle
Replies: 6
Views: 2324

Good Bye To VW Beetle

Volkswagen will end the production of the mythic beetle next July on the Mexican factory of Puebla.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crappiest Car You Ever Owned/had
Replies: 44
Views: 5519

RE: Crappiest Car You Ever Owned/had

My first car was a very bizarre car, the American Motors Gremlin.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon May 19, 2003 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Scout II
Replies: 3
Views: 1131

International Scout II

Many years ago my dad has an International Harvester Scout II 4X4 truck. I wonder if in the States is still popular this great car. Does anybody here on the forum have or had one of this rare car?
Flying machine.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Thu May 15, 2003 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB MEX-MAD Business Class?
Replies: 6
Views: 2910

RE: IB MEX-MAD Business Class?

I traveled in business once from Johannesburg to Madrid on A340. Seats the same on other normal business food "maomenos" films on your own TV and the map shows you the aircrafts position. The F/A not as nice as Aeromexico.
Buen viaje JOSEMEX

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by FLYING MACHINE
Thu May 15, 2003 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever See Air Force One In Person?
Replies: 59
Views: 9785

RE: Ever See Air Force One In Person?

I saw it parked at Everett Paine Field when I visited Boeing plant in November 2001. It was only one of tow air force ones.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Thu May 15, 2003 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Livery
Replies: 50
Views: 6923

RE: Worst Livery

For me is IBERIA but there are many others . Example: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/063444/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/063444/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/4/4/063444.jpg" ALT="...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri May 09, 2003 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spain Refused To Permit Landing Of Charter A/c
Replies: 16
Views: 3886

RE: Spain Refused To Permit Landing Of Charter A/c

And this is the way that the Spanish governments and Spanish tourism authorities want to increase tourism after the tragedy of the prestige in Galicia? It is unfair,I agree with you.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Tue May 06, 2003 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Will Start Flying The A346 To Mexico City
Replies: 9
Views: 5692

RE: Iberia Will Start Flying The A346 To Mexico City

Great idea to name the new generation of airbuses with contemporary artists like the Catalan artist Dali. I hope they name one of the future ones like one of the greatest artists in Spain that is better known out of Spain than in Spain. I mean Juan Muñoz recently death in Ibiza.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Tue May 06, 2003 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Favorite Thing French?
Replies: 52
Views: 4276

RE: Whats Your Favorite Thing French?

The Dijon mustard THE REAL MUSTARD.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Tue May 06, 2003 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Ice Cream?
Replies: 37
Views: 2799

RE: Best Ice Cream?

The best ice creams in the world you can find in Italy.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon May 05, 2003 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Piano Player?
Replies: 21
Views: 1964

RE: Your Favorite Piano Player?

Ryuichi Sakamoto is great, I went to a concert in Madrid .
Joe Jackson also is great. Will see him on may 17 .

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon May 05, 2003 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Things; Cuba
Replies: 26
Views: 4546

RE: Your Favorite Things; Cuba

The very friendly people!
One of the best baseball players!

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon May 05, 2003 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favourite Thing Swedish?
Replies: 37
Views: 3847

RE: Your Favourite Thing Swedish?

Hasselblad cameras and Pipi long stokings

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon May 05, 2003 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Picture Of Iberia A340-600
Replies: 40
Views: 5941

RE: First Picture Of Iberia A340-600

That's right Alpere 1, the airbus A340's have female names like Maria Pita,etc.I think that they have the chance with this new aircraft to change the livery.Just my opinion. I will miss the 747 fleet.
Flying machine

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun May 04, 2003 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite German Thing?
Replies: 94
Views: 5242

RE: What's Your Favorite German Thing?

The best cameras LEICA and the best lenses Carl Zeiss.
Germany is one of my favorite countries , same as France and Japan .

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri May 02, 2003 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Intellectuals' Launch Campaign To Defend Cuba
Replies: 18
Views: 2031

RE: 'Intellectuals' Launch Campaign To Defend Cuba

To wait for what L-188? Just curios .

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri May 02, 2003 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Serving All Six Continents
Replies: 37
Views: 13063

RE: Airlines Serving All Six Continents

JAL don't serve Africa and ANA don't serve Australia .

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sun Apr 27, 2003 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wanna To See A Piece Of Cr*p..?
Replies: 64
Views: 6506

RE: Wan To See A Piece Of Cr*p..?

I remember a film with Lee Mayors orbiting on a space shuttle. It was a real trash of film.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Apr 26, 2003 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In Texas, You Can "F" A Dog, But Not A Guy?!
Replies: 63
Views: 6612

RE: In Texas, You Can "F" A Dog, But Not A Guy?!

The law MUST protect animals. What a ridiculous law to prohibit sex between tow adult homosexuals in Texas. Just my opinion.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Mon Apr 21, 2003 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TransOceanic Flights In The Southern Hemisphere
Replies: 21
Views: 10564

RE: TransOceanic Flights In The Southern Hemisphere

Flying from Sydney to Johannesburg we pass first Tasmania and then the only landscape were icebergs not land or islands.

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Apr 19, 2003 5:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Testament To 757 Climb Performance
Replies: 46
Views: 24264

RE: A Testament To 757 Climb Performance

There is a DVD that shows an Air Do Boeing 767-300 <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym> climbing in 14 min to 41.000 ft at some point reaching a climb rate of 6000 fpm <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/151343/L/" t...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Apr 19, 2003 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong With This A319's Nose Cone?
Replies: 19
Views: 5346

RE: What's Wrong With This A319's Nose Cone?

First a bird strike <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/338089/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/338089/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/8/0/338089.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" bord...

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by FLYING MACHINE
Sat Apr 19, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2002: Can You Induce Damage To Planes?
Replies: 3
Views: 6096

RE: FS2002: Can You Induce Damage To Planes?

That's right , How can I know if I make a tail strike during takeoff for example ?
The FS 2000 was different . I remember that planes crash .

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by FLYING MACHINE
Fri Apr 18, 2003 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Ballet Considered 'gay'
Replies: 25
Views: 6725

RE: Why Is Ballet Considered 'gay'

My sister was a professional classic dancer. There where gay dancers and hetero dancers in her ballet company as in many other places like in the NAVY or some priests. Saiyng that "dancers are gay " is in my opinion an ignorant point of view.
Whatch "Billy Elliot"

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by FLYING MACHINE
Thu Apr 17, 2003 6:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Led Zeppelin Song?
Replies: 22
Views: 2777

RE: Favorite Led Zeppelin Song?

Kashmir of course ,Tangerine, Going to California, ete,etc,etc...................................

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