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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uber helicopter service @ JFK
Replies: 8
Views: 1938

Uber helicopter service @ JFK

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... k-airport/

Is this going to be a money earner and a short lived product?
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Just found this, sorry if I am late to the party.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... k-airport/

Is this going to be a money earner and a short lived product?

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2022

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Recycle

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Retread Tires on Commercial Planes
Replies: 22
Views: 1523

Re: Retread Tires on Commercial Planes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EixfVQjkmfk
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Dunlop tyres make new and do re-tred and 2017 opened up in USA.

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

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Industrial action planned for Heathrow in July & August.
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Industrial action planned for Heathrow in July & August.

https://unitetheunion.org/news-events/news/2019/july/summer-travel-chaos-looms-after-heathrow-workers-announce-strike-dates-in-pay-dispute/ There will be strikes across all five terminals on the following dates.Over 4,000 workers, including security guards, engineers, passenger service operatives an...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1681

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019

do their bidding, unlike the.............

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2022

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Tool

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 68
Views: 3309

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

ltbewr wrote:
I doubt they will get 200 stupid enough to try to enter the site.

Come on, of course they will, this is America. :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disappearances in American National Parks
Replies: 25
Views: 1443

Re: Disappearances in American National Parks

Perhaps a cross reference with the IRS of the people who stopped paying taxes but not certified dead would be interesting.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product
Replies: 57
Views: 7693

Re: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product

I also like what they have done with the catering, more airlines should partner with great restaurants to give premium passengers greater choice, dinning is such a big part of the journey on long haul.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 68
Views: 3309

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

The Aliens will be waiting for them at the fence.


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You won't get past this one.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2022

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Super

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ross Perot has died
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Re: Ross Perot has died

A rich and interesting life, may we all be able to say the same.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to be fined £183M for last year's data breach
Replies: 35
Views: 3309

Re: BA to be fined £183M for last year's data breach

On a side note, how many people here have their data on their PC's encrypted. After working in IT I have the following setup. My hard drive is encrypted and will not boot up without the password, incase the machine is lost or stolen. The files stored on the drive are also encrypted with a different ...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why cover the tyres?
Replies: 3
Views: 1423

Why cover the tyres?

I understand the engine wrap thing but what is the reasoning behind protecting the tyres in this picture pls.?

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1681

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019

they have, leave that to........

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2022

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Broken

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Euro Business Seats
Replies: 34
Views: 4678

Re: Euro Business Seats

Thought, BA also use a B777 on some LHR-MAD flights so chance of a Club World seat there then.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7767

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

The" taking over airports" remark is just staggering.

I am speechless.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Euro Business Seats
Replies: 34
Views: 4678

Re: Euro Business Seats

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSMz3p6jJrY
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UA777EWRTLV wrote:
Which European airlines offer a proper F/J class seat on Narrowbody short haul aircraft? Anyone other than Aeroflot?.

Well BA does on some routes, but perhaps you might be better avoiding it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSMz3p6jJrY

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 69
Views: 14371

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

"Bomb disposal officers inspected the aircraft after it landed and found a device between the cushions of the seat where the blaze started. "Preliminary investigation suggests it is a battery pack consistent in appearance with an external phone charger," a police spokesman told report...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PY to replace A340 with B777
Replies: 45
Views: 11106

Re: PY to replace A340 with B777

Their colours did look good on the 743.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 14535

Re: Rest of the UK Thread - 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-48856523 "Scheduled passenger flights have returned to Carlisle Lake District Airport for the first time in more than 25 years." :bouncy: Not earth shattering news, but Stobart Group and Loganair think they can make it work. Good luck to them.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Airport to Reopen?
Replies: 27
Views: 3639

Re: Manston Airport to Reopen?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSflvC9zd2Y
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Remember that BA used Manston with the launch of the A380 6yrs ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSflvC9zd2Y

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1681

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019

can do amazing spells but............

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2022

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Phlebitis

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KQ100 drops a stowaway
Replies: 48
Views: 10183

Re: KQ100 drops a stowaway

The BBC report said that the body was intact on hitting the ground, and the reason was that is was frozen solid. That must have been a terrible sight.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KQ100 drops a stowaway
Replies: 48
Views: 10183

Re: KQ100 drops a stowaway

So sad that people feel they have to take such risks.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 1681

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2019

Harry Potter and the like..............

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 42
Views: 2022

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

k9

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future British Airways 747 routes
Replies: 24
Views: 4735

Re: Future British Airways 747 routes

Never understood why they continue to service Ghana and Nigeria with them but I'm no business manager. ;)

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Leasing A350
Replies: 80
Views: 15582

Re: SAA Leasing A350

They so desperately need new management, fear that the A350 will only be a sticking plaster.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Cure

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Enters North Korea
Replies: 95
Views: 4498

Re: Trump Enters North Korea

Shame it wasn't a one way trip.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24749

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

then join the Magic Circle.......

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Laryngitis

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24749

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

and you wonder should you............

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Unicorn

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX congestion getting out of control?
Replies: 58
Views: 14626

Re: LAX congestion getting out of control?

Having made it to the gate, how are the lines for clearing CBP on Int arrivals? Is there a quiet time to arrive?

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by readytotaxi
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inference: BA may acquire 6 x A380 ex-LH
Replies: 56
Views: 17552

Re: Inference: BA may acquire 6 x A380 ex-LH

Curious, how many days would it take to re-fit a A380 to BA standard once they got their hands on one, ballpark figure?

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sprint vs. T-Mobile, etc.
Replies: 10
Views: 1009

Re: Sprint vs. T-Mobile, etc.

When visiting the US I use Tracphone on a pay as you go tariff, found that their service has been good on East and West coast. Not sure how they are viewed in the US market but works for me.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Shangri-La

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24749

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

and order is lost, everything.........

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by readytotaxi
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Fantasy

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Exhausted

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by readytotaxi
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019
Replies: 161
Views: 24749

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q2 2019

front of you, a sudden.........

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 95
Views: 5199

Re: Americans and electric stoves

Makes you wonder what percentage of homes in the San Francisco area has a gas oven. :bouncy:

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pat Robertson: Feel Free to Disregard What the Bible Says About Divorce
Replies: 15
Views: 1092

Re: Pat Robertson: Feel Free to Disregard What the Bible Says About Divorce

I was told that God loved a sinner? Not sure which God.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 328
Views: 21379

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

If you don't learn from the mistakes of the past, etc, etc, etc.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA suspends BOM service effective immediately
Replies: 146
Views: 25902

Re: UA suspends BOM service effective immediately

The 77W just entered Chinese airspace and it basically flying BOM-PVG-HNL-EWR with a refueling stop in HNL (long way around). The HNL-EWR leg is being sold by UA. https://thepointsguy.com/news/tomorrow-united-flight-hawaii-business-class-50k-miles/ Might as well try and make some cash if you gotta ...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 45178

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Sex.

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