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by cancidas
Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16481

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

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by cancidas
Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things
Replies: 130
Views: 16481

RE: Ramp Rats Doing Dumb Things

a picture is woth a thousand words, so here i go. mind you, this truck was full to the brim, 7000 gallons of fuel. the titles on the truck have been removed. the driver was ok, a few scrapes and bruises but was taken to <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym> anyway. <img src="...

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by cancidas
Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Spruce Goose Photos
Replies: 9
Views: 8821

RE: Spruce Goose Photos

wow, those are amazing! thanks for sharing...

[Edited 2008-03-26 11:03:17]

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by cancidas
Fri Mar 07, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Badges Of Secrecy"
Replies: 3
Views: 8080

RE: "Badges Of Secrecy"

i love this one:

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by cancidas
Tue Feb 26, 2008 3:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: USAir 1016
Replies: 12
Views: 2795

RE: USAir 1016

yes, i know. but i still want to know about the engines...

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by cancidas
Tue Feb 26, 2008 2:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: USAir 1016
Replies: 12
Views: 2795

USAir 1016

i'm writing a paper for my wx class on the crash of USAir 1016. what i'm looking for is any info about the performance of the JT8D-7B engines that were on the airplane. many have told me that they were underpowered. what amount of thrust were they rated for? also, if anyone has any info they'd be wi...

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by cancidas
Fri Feb 22, 2008 3:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Process Of Painting An Airliner
Replies: 25
Views: 8806

RE: Process Of Painting An Airliner

are there any major advantages to painting after construction like boeing and airbus do it as opposed to embraer? why is it more common to see airplanes painted with the gear down rather than the gear up and the airplane on jacks. wouldn't having the gear stowed make it easier to evenly paint the fu...

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by cancidas
Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is Reason For 'Tango' Callsign On US Bizjets?
Replies: 15
Views: 11666

RE: What Is Reason For 'Tango' Callsign On US Bizjets?

what feeds are you listening to? i've yet to hear that, ever.

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by cancidas
Sat Feb 09, 2008 5:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Escorting USAF1?
Replies: 6
Views: 2353

Escorting USAF1?

i noticed the following series of photos today: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1312678/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1312678/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/7/6/1312678.jpg" alt="Cli...

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by cancidas
Tue Feb 05, 2008 3:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Maintenance Personnel Near Running Engines
Replies: 62
Views: 7525

RE: Maintenance Personnel Near Running Engines

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by cancidas
Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Maintenance Personnel Near Running Engines
Replies: 62
Views: 7525

RE: Maintenance Personnel Near Running Engines

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by cancidas
Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Using The Air Truck To Start My 737 Flight Today
Replies: 64
Views: 18635

RE: Using The Air Truck To Start My 737 Flight Today

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by cancidas
Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots: What If You Have A Bad Day?
Replies: 52
Views: 10290

RE: Pilots: What If You Have A Bad Day?

regardless of how bad a day you've had, NEVER NEVER NEVER take it out on your airplane. they can make bad turn to worse if mistreated...  Wink

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by cancidas
Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Overwing Refuelling - Commercial Aircraft
Replies: 45
Views: 13261

RE: Overwing Refuelling - Commercial Aircraft

at work we have a few DHC-8-100s, CRJ-200s and EMB-145s that come in from time to time and need it. sometimes it's only for a day until the a/c ends up in an mx station and the overnight guys will repair it. sometimes, (like with the DHCs) they can be flying around like that for a week or so and in ...

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by cancidas
Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF Tanker Replacement?
Replies: 11
Views: 4505

RAF Tanker Replacement?

while i absolutely love these: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1313875/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1313875/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/7/8/1313875.jpg" alt="Click here for bigge...

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by cancidas
Thu Jan 24, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceShipTwo Unveiled
Replies: 18
Views: 3095

RE: SpaceShipTwo Unveiled

i love the design! is this one also mr. rutan's work?

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by cancidas
Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Return Of The 767-400ER - Usaf Bird Assigned Line#
Replies: 32
Views: 10642

RE: Return Of The 767-400ER - Usaf Bird Assigned Line#

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by cancidas
Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.
Replies: 365
Views: 36133

RE: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.

if that aviation week article is true, then i see the fault on <acronym title="ALM Antillean Airlines (Netherlands Antilles)">LM</acronym>'s shoulders for not waving the bullsh*t flag and telling WHMO that they're asking for too much into a single helo. i really wish that i could see a list of what ...

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by cancidas
Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Return Of The 767-400ER - Usaf Bird Assigned Line#
Replies: 32
Views: 10642

RE: Return Of The 767-400ER - Usaf Bird Assigned Line#

maybe this is boeing's secret to winning the KC-45 contract...  

[Edited 2008-01-19 22:26:50]

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by cancidas
Fri Jan 18, 2008 4:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Was VX-9?
Replies: 1
Views: 2694

What Was VX-9?

so i just watched Fighter Fling 2004 for the bajillionth time and was wondering, what was <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym>-9? were they just an weapons evaluation squadron? where were they based? why were thier airplanes black allover? the footage in Fighter Fling was from the evaluatio...

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by cancidas
Sun Jan 13, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.
Replies: 365
Views: 36133

RE: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.

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by cancidas
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-8 Castoring Main Landing Gear
Replies: 3
Views: 9808

RE: DC-8 Castoring Main Landing Gear

are you saying that the entire rear axle pivots freely as the airplane taxis along? how does this mechanism lock in place when the gear is retracted?

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by cancidas
Sat Dec 29, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raaf Wedgetail Airframes
Replies: 5
Views: 2746

Raaf Wedgetail Airframes

where did the airframes that became the RAAF Wedgetails come from? were they bew build? the reason i ask is that i noticed in this photo: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1233760/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1233...

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by cancidas
Fri Dec 21, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Strange Saudi Airplane "Stuff"
Replies: 13
Views: 4150

Strange Saudi Airplane "Stuff"

now, i'm not sure how they do it, but are the saudi royal flight airlpanes a dedicated fleet? i would assume that they are, especially after seeing this picture: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1308171/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> ...

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by cancidas
Fri Dec 21, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 3-Way Contest For USN EP-X Looms
Replies: 30
Views: 5953

RE: 3-Way Contest For USN EP-X Looms

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by cancidas
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Pug In The Brett Household!
Replies: 10
Views: 3152

RE: New Pug In The Brett Household!

i think it was more of a "welcome home" steak than anything else. nice job nick...

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by cancidas
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 3-Way Contest For USN EP-X Looms
Replies: 30
Views: 5953

RE: 3-Way Contest For USN EP-X Looms

i still don't understand the reasoning behind turning a 737 into everything? why would you wan <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing...

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by cancidas
Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Bother With The ARH-70
Replies: 20
Views: 4507

RE: Why Bother With The ARH-70

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by cancidas
Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Bother With The ARH-70
Replies: 20
Views: 4507

RE: Why Bother With The ARH-70

thanks for the explanation, and my original idea was based on the fact that the H-60 is already in inventory and though that it might just be easier to work out a mod for that to do scout work than wait for a new helo to come off the design tables. so now my next question, what should the army do? w...

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by cancidas
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Off The End At PVD
Replies: 80
Views: 13725

RE: CRJ Off The End At PVD

while a lot of crews are new and inexperienced that is what we have training for. type ratings teach them how to fly the airplanes they fly. what happenned last night is beginning to look more and more like an incident revolving around a possible mechanical failure upon landing and not just a runway...

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by cancidas
Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Bother With The ARH-70
Replies: 20
Views: 4507

Why Bother With The ARH-70

i've been starting to wonder, why is the army even bothering spending the time and money designing and fielding a brand new helicopter to replace the Kiowa? i know the Kiowa was originally designed for a tank war in europe but in today's day and age we no longer need that kind of aircraft. while i d...

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by cancidas
Sun Dec 16, 2007 5:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Greatest Callsign You Ever Heard
Replies: 27
Views: 22030

RE: Greatest Callsign You Ever Heard

my sister's: stinky. my brother and i have been using it for years, and strangely enough our parents have started to in the last year or so.

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by cancidas
Sat Dec 15, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35 Program In Trouble?
Replies: 66
Views: 6346

RE: F35 Program In Trouble?

anybody think that the plans and original timetables were too ambitious to begin with?

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by cancidas
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Does The AF1 Support Aircraft Keep Up?
Replies: 6
Views: 4548

RE: How Does The AF1 Support Aircraft Keep Up?

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by cancidas
Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Does The AF1 Support Aircraft Keep Up?
Replies: 6
Views: 4548

RE: How Does The AF1 Support Aircraft Keep Up?

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by cancidas
Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Wet-Winged VC-10?
Replies: 4
Views: 2896

Wet-Winged VC-10?

take a look under the wing of the airplane in this picture: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1302435/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1302435/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/3/4/1302435.j...

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by cancidas
Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dash 8 Game (Danish TV)
Replies: 46
Views: 8357

RE: Dash 8 Game (Danish TV)

that's hilarious! took me two tries to get it on the ground, only to have the right main collapse after stopping! i'm still laughing!

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by cancidas
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baby Girl Born On Qatar Airways Flight!
Replies: 39
Views: 17436

RE: Baby Girl Born On Qatar Airways Flight!

i would have named her Amiri.

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by cancidas
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.
Replies: 365
Views: 36133

RE: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.

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by cancidas
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.
Replies: 365
Views: 36133

RE: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.

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by cancidas
Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.
Replies: 365
Views: 36133

RE: VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program In Trouble.

what ever happenned to the pres always flying a sikorsky? are they even offering a VH version of the S-92?

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by cancidas
Sun Nov 04, 2007 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pics Of UA 757 With Winglets
Replies: 70
Views: 21104

RE: Pics Of UA 757 With Winglets

the UAL winglet looks rather good, great compared to the rest of the livery IMO.

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by cancidas
Tue Oct 30, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL 738W Mods
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

RE: AAL 738W Mods

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by cancidas
Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Polish AF F-16...
Replies: 21
Views: 5011

RE: Polish AF F-16...

PIEKNE!!














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by cancidas
Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL 738W Mods
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

AAL 738W Mods

has american completed the winglet mods to thier 738 fleet? in the last two months or so i have yet to see a single non-wingletted airlpane pass through LGA.

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by cancidas
Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Israeli Ospreys
Replies: 32
Views: 5676

RE: Israeli Ospreys

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by cancidas
Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sikorsky Instead Of MH90 For German Navy?
Replies: 26
Views: 8843

RE: Sikorsky Instead Of MH90 For German Navy?

what sikorsky would they be interested in? would it be the SH-60? wouldn't that fit into the Lynx hangars? the S-92 would be in the same boat as the EH101, too big.

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by cancidas
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: If You Were In Flight School You'd Want To Fly....
Replies: 21
Views: 5534

RE: If You Were In Flight School You'd Want To Fly....

tough question! i'm torn between the F-15 and CH-47...

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by cancidas
Sat Oct 20, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bell 407 Accesories
Replies: 2
Views: 2437

Bell 407 Accesories

i'm hoping that someone can here can help me out. who manufactures the inflatable emergency floats for bell helicopters? <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1232104/L/" target="_blank">View Larg...

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by cancidas
Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Considers A380 As AF1 And C-5 Replacement!
Replies: 123
Views: 12848

RE: US Considers A380 As AF1 And C-5 Replacement!

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