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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 29, 2022 9:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 41
Views: 1633

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

"May you live in interesting times"

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by readytotaxi
Wed Sep 28, 2022 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

with all this weird weather

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by readytotaxi
Wed Sep 28, 2022 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread
Replies: 178
Views: 40823

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread

https://www.wftv.com/news/trending/us-e ... GM42UYJNA/

What do they know that we don't.
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Wow! The U.S. Embassy in Moscow is advising any Americans in Russia to leave the country now.

https://www.wftv.com/news/trending/us-e ... GM42UYJNA/

What do they know that we don't.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Sep 28, 2022 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2022 Hurricane Season - Hurricane Ian
Replies: 27
Views: 1458

Re: 2022 Hurricane Season - Hurricane Ian

Tornado watch issued for Greater Orlando area as of 6am. Storm now a Cat 4.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Sep 28, 2022 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ian
Replies: 152
Views: 24835

Re: Hurricane Ian

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-63036617
Based in Matanzas, 100km east of the capital Havana, Antonio Guiteras is the most important energy plant in Cuba. Its shutdown means there is currently no electricity generation anywhere on the island.
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-63036617
Based in Matanzas, 100km east of the capital Havana, Antonio Guiteras is the most important energy plant in Cuba. Its shutdown means there is currently no electricity generation anywhere on the island.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Sep 27, 2022 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

angle

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by readytotaxi
Tue Sep 27, 2022 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

she likes it up there

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by readytotaxi
Tue Sep 27, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Ian
Replies: 152
Views: 24835

Re: Hurricane Ian

BA have cancelled LGW-TPA on Wed & Thu

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 26, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World Airline Awards - Skytrax 2022 Winners
Replies: 10
Views: 1473

Re: World Airline Awards - Skytrax 2022 Winners

As we all know the list is based on the size of the cheque and how quickly it cleared. :duck:

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 26, 2022 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doncaster Sheffield airport to close on 31 October 2022
Replies: 34
Views: 6564

Re: Doncaster Sheffield airport to close on 31 October 2022

Did the near by Amazon hub use the airport at all? Guess it will become like Manston airport.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 25, 2022 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

with the mother-in-law from Hell

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 25, 2022 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Transmission

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

that put Tesla to shame

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Updated

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore via First and Club on the World’s Favourite Airline
Replies: 5
Views: 4289

Re: Singapore via First and Club on the World’s Favourite Airline

Your trip report was of greater quality than the BA Club offering, how do they get away with it? Refuse to fly Club while this all in one meal service operates. The BA First service does show signs of aging, remember when it was so good. When flying to Asia in First I pick Singapore Airlines always....

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

in beautiful Montana where the

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 24, 2022 10:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Course

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by readytotaxi
Fri Sep 23, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: EV support vehicles at airports.
Replies: 7
Views: 742

EV support vehicles at airports.

I have been wondering how airports around the world are moving towards more EV's for their operations? A search found this from 2020. https://www.ivtinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Screenshot-2020-04-21-at-09.56.00-702x459.png not a subject that gets a geat deal of coverage but importan...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

inorder to formulate an enormous

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by readytotaxi
Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Crab

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by readytotaxi
Fri Sep 23, 2022 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Heathrow capacity limits extended until March 2023
Replies: 95
Views: 20655

Re: Updated: Heathrow limits departing passengers until late October

With the UK going head first into recession I can see demand dropping away fast for leisure travel, BA could well be parking up the A380's again come next year.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread
Replies: 178
Views: 40823

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread

Putin's call up of reserves prompted a rush of people to try and leave the country. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-62981293 Meanwhile, flights to popular destinations such as Istanbul in Turkey and Yerevan in Armenia were snapped up, and prices for remaining seats skyrocketed. The price for...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 22, 2022 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Compromise

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by readytotaxi
Wed Sep 21, 2022 2:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU in conflict with Hungary.
Replies: 61
Views: 2969

Re: EU in conflict with Hungary.

27 EU members, it was never designed for that, what a mess.

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by readytotaxi
Wed Sep 21, 2022 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Crunch

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 19, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Queen's funeral: Heathrow cancels flights on Monday
Replies: 51
Views: 14390

Re: Queen's funeral: Heathrow cancels flights on Monday

Several aircraft were held at beacons around London just before noon, doing laps for about 20 minutes and then a dip south before lining up on 27L over Wimbledon and Richmond.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU in conflict with Hungary.
Replies: 61
Views: 2969

EU in conflict with Hungary.

EU moves to cut $7.5bn funding for Hungary over corruption. The 27-nation EU bloc has three months to decide on the suspension of funding for Hungary over charges of damaging democracy. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/18/eu-moves-to-cut-7-5bn-funding-for-hungary-over-corruption https://www.reu...

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Hoarder

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

had a friend who collected

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 18, 2022 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Aspire

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another new Canadian airline - Royal Canadian Airlines
Replies: 54
Views: 8713

Re: Another new Canadian airline - Royal Canadian Airlines

Is this guy using all his own money to finance this?

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Endless

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

Language is a funny thing

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 17, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died
Replies: 207
Views: 12357

Re: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died

Yep, more space to work, Also the airport of choice in event of hijacking.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 17, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Up next: Kyrgyzstan clashes with Tajikistan
Replies: 8
Views: 1029

Re: Up next: Kyrgyzstan clashes with Tajikistan

The two neighbors have been fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, which is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan but has been controlled by ethnic Armenians supported by Yerevan since a six-year war that ended in 1994. The last time they fought was in 2020. Not going away anytime soon.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 17, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died
Replies: 207
Views: 12357

Re: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died

As usual the VIP's are arriving at STN.

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by readytotaxi
Sat Sep 17, 2022 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Queen's funeral: Heathrow cancels flights on Monday
Replies: 51
Views: 14390

Re: Queen's funeral: Heathrow cancels flights on Monday

My husband and I have had a trip to London planned since last December (Christmas presents). Because of our work schedules, our arrival date has always been Tuesday, September 20th. Our original flight, BA 272 SAN-LHR was canceled and we were re-booked (during the May operation meltdown) onto Sunda...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Sep 16, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

E-I-E-I-O

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by readytotaxi
Fri Sep 16, 2022 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Pampered

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 15, 2022 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French air traffic strike to cause 'severe' disruption
Replies: 0
Views: 940

French air traffic strike to cause 'severe' disruption

https://www.euronews.com/travel/2022/09/15/severe-disruption-half-of-flights-to-and-from-france-to-be-grounded-on-friday-as-workers-s France’s aviation authority the DGAC has warned of “severe” disruption, asking airlines to halve their schedules ahead of the walkout and urging passengers to delay t...

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 15, 2022 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Queen's funeral: Heathrow cancels flights on Monday
Replies: 51
Views: 14390

Queen's funeral: Heathrow cancels flights on Monday

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62916830
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To have been expected.

Heathrow Airport has said about 15% of its schedule will be altered on Monday during Queen Elizabeth's state funeral.
This is to ensure the skies over London fall quiet during the events, it said.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-62916830

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 15, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I Wish the 767-400 had Bigger Engines
Replies: 19
Views: 2441

Re: I Wish the 767-400 had Bigger Engines

Size isn't everything ;)

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 15, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dies at 87
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Re: Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dies at 87

Sad news, I really loved "Wade in the water" 1973, classic

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 15, 2022 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

I had one, it was

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by readytotaxi
Thu Sep 15, 2022 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Pompous

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 12, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Hydrate

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by readytotaxi
Mon Sep 12, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenland Ice Sheet to Lead to 10 Inches of Sea Level Rise Minimum by 2100
Replies: 91
Views: 3753

Re: Greenland Ice Sheet to Lead to 10 Inches of Sea Level Rise Minimum by 2100

Indeed the human race on mass is very poor at reading the signs and acting upon them before it's too late. Go visit the Maldives and the Seychelles while they are still there, wonderful sights.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 11, 2022 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2022
Replies: 302
Views: 10960

Re: Word Game Q3 2022

Reindeer

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 11, 2022 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022
Replies: 193
Views: 7576

Re: Five Word Story Thread - Q3 2022

to explain about those "bits"

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