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by BMIFlyer
Mon Aug 30, 2004 4:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Day Trip To Barbados - Bwia MAN-BGI-MAN
Replies: 17
Views: 10631

RE: Day Trip To Barbados - Bwia MAN-BGI-MAN

Martin, Your so lucky to get a day out in the Caribbean  Big grin

See you on the UKTS forums sometime.....

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Mon Aug 30, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Security And Steel Toe Shoes
Replies: 14
Views: 31234

RE: Airport Security And Steel Toe Shoes

Last time i wore Steel Toe shoes on a trip, the security squad put them thru the x-ray machine just to make sure i didnt have a knife in my heel or anything.

Thanks,

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sun Aug 29, 2004 10:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)
Replies: 46
Views: 8899

RE: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)

Already looking at booking my next vacation, im thinking of flying with <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)
Replies: 46
Views: 8899

RE: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)

S12PPL - Im not being picky. When flying coach on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> or <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> i get better treatment than i got on US. Ive nothing against US airlines or the people, i just found that the 'coach' service on this carrier was not...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The "New" 2-Tier Business Class
Replies: 5
Views: 4005

RE: The "New" 2-Tier Business Class

<i>Thats fine for a night flight from the US to Europe etc, but from Europe to the US, the flights are day time, and personally I'm not up for sleeping at 1100 in the morning. I'd rather a comfy seat, something ot eat and keep me occupied</i> Same Here <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gi...

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Aug 27, 2004 8:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)
Replies: 46
Views: 8899

RE: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)

Maybe i will try them from MAN next time (that airport is nearer to me) and see how i fare with a PHL crew.

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Fri Aug 27, 2004 1:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)
Replies: 46
Views: 8899

I Crossed The Pond On USAir - Never Again (Long)

I recently took another trip to Nashville, Tennessee. I last went in June - see <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/44859/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/44859/</a> for the report on that trip. This time I chose to fly US A...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Aug 05, 2004 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Confirm 26 A346 13 Firm +13
Replies: 195
Views: 15361

RE: Virgin Confirm 26 A346 13 Firm +13

Wheres this article then? Theres no mention of it from the VS website yet.

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Aug 03, 2004 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin 20 Canceled At SFO Due To Security Problem
Replies: 37
Views: 8611

RE: Virgin 20 Canceled At SFO Due To Security Problem

744, That would be G-VWOW  Big grin

Thanks,

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Mon Aug 02, 2004 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plane Evacuated Today In Bangkok
Replies: 36
Views: 9447

RE: UA Plane Evacuated Today In Bangkok

Anybody have more specific info??

Hope it wasn't too serious.

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Mon Aug 02, 2004 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Job Well Done USAirways
Replies: 5
Views: 2495

RE: A Job Well Done USAirways

Thats Good to hear US are doing well. I am flying with them for my <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym>-<acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>-<acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan)...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Jul 27, 2004 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Airport In Europe Where (almost) No One Flies
Replies: 49
Views: 8935

RE: An Airport In Europe Where (almost) No One Flies

How about Sheffield City (EGSY) in the UK? <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/414217/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/414217/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/...

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by BMIFlyer
Sun Jul 25, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Photography And Other Rules - From Their Point?
Replies: 57
Views: 4780

RE: No Photography And Other Rules - From Their Point?

I flew with <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> in June. The F/As had no problem whatsoever wi...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Jun 19, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Flights On Arrivals At MAN And LHR
Replies: 6
Views: 4754

RE: Strange Flights On Arrivals At MAN And LHR

Dont know about the <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> flight, but the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> flight is real. Just viewed the Manchester Airport website - <a href="http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk" target=_blank>http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk</a> - an...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue Jun 15, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN Mega Meet - Come Or Miss Out!
Replies: 10
Views: 2052

RE: MAN Mega Meet - Come Or Miss Out!

Count me in as attending on both days as well  Big thumbs up

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Jun 12, 2004 11:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When 'You' Cross The Pond - Who Do You Fly With?
Replies: 53
Views: 7127

When 'You' Cross The Pond - Who Do You Fly With?

Ok, lets see if we can find the most used Airline from Europe - North America. I usually fly with: <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> from <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> - 1st choice <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">U...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Jun 12, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MAN-ORD-BNA & Rtn - Biz Class - (Many Pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 9944

RE: MAN-ORD-BNA & Rtn - Biz Class - (Many Pics)

<i>BTW, how did you manage to get a hotel voucher with a weather delay? <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is usually pretty strict about vouchers for mechanical delays only.</i> Because im a 'Star Alliance Gold' card holder  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smil...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Jun 12, 2004 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad News...airtran Keeps Ugly New Look
Replies: 52
Views: 6918

RE: Bad News...airtran Keeps Ugly New Look

Pardon my Ignorance - but where is the picture of this new look aircraft??

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Jun 12, 2004 7:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MAN-ORD-BNA & Rtn - Biz Class - (Many Pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 9944

RE: MAN-ORD-BNA & Rtn - Biz Class - (Many Pics)

Thanks for pointing that out Mhodgson - i did indeed fly from T1 at MAN  Smile

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sat Jun 12, 2004 12:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MAN-ORD-BNA & Rtn - Biz Class - (Many Pics)
Replies: 10
Views: 9944

MAN-ORD-BNA & Rtn - Biz Class - (Many Pics)

Well, after many weeks of waiting I finally took my trip to Westmoreland, <acronym title="Air Tahiti Nui (France)">TN</acronym> from my home town of York, England. My trip took me a total of 22 hrs, due to bad weather in Chicago, which i'll explain more about later. Ok here goes with my report..... ...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu Jun 10, 2004 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photo Taking Banned Since 9/11 In The US?
Replies: 74
Views: 9120

Photo Taking Banned Since 9/11 In The US?

Hi Guys, I was on my way home from <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> on Tuesday and had the occasion to pass thru <acronym title="Ch...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat May 29, 2004 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dress Code In 'C' Class?
Replies: 42
Views: 5328

RE: Dress Code In 'C' Class?

Well, thanks again everyone, i hope to have an enjoyable time in the 'Windy City'  Big thumbs up

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 27, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dress Code In 'C' Class?
Replies: 42
Views: 5328

RE: Dress Code In 'C' Class?

Thanks Guys, and yes i usually do enjoy Chicago.

Ill be visiting Meigs this time too (well, whats left of it).

Hopefully get a few pictures.

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 27, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dress Code In 'C' Class?
Replies: 42
Views: 5328

Dress Code In 'C' Class?

Hi Guys, Im flying <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> with <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> on Sunday 30th May in Biz Class (first tim...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 27, 2004 3:59 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics
Replies: 7
Views: 6843

RE: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics

Default Heathrow? Boo!!

Yes, but not for long tho!!

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 24, 2004 3:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics
Replies: 7
Views: 6843

RE: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics

I use MR<acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> addons for <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> traffic. <a href="http://www.mostrealisticai.com/" target=_blank>http://www.mostrealisticai.com/</a> If any modifications are needed i use <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> Traffic Mover to do it...

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 24, 2004 1:23 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics
Replies: 7
Views: 6843

RE: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics

Seems the right hand side of each picture has been chopped off  Sad

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 24, 2004 1:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics
Replies: 7
Views: 6843

FS Trip:- LHR-HNL Direct (VS A340) With Pics

I flew Heathrow to Honolulu NON-STOP using an A340-600 of Virgin Atlantic. My departure time from Heathrow was midday yesterday. I arrived into Honolulu the same day in the middle of the afternoon. I flew with real world weather. My Route:- <img border=0 src="http://gc.kls2.com/cgi-bin/gcmap?PATH=lh...

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 23, 2004 8:00 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Suggest A Really Long Flight In FS
Replies: 38
Views: 10845

RE: Suggest A Really Long Flight In FS

This weekend ill be taking myself from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> using an A340-500!! Routing takes me over Scotland, the east coast of I...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat May 22, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Copies Of Flight Plans - Where Can I Get Them?
Replies: 13
Views: 6946

RE: Copies Of Flight Plans - Where Can I Get Them?

OK Here goes!! <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> and <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Singa...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat May 22, 2004 2:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Copies Of Flight Plans - Where Can I Get Them?
Replies: 13
Views: 6946

RE: Copies Of Flight Plans - Where Can I Get Them?

Goboeing, typical routing between 2 airports will do fine - its just so i can recreate an actual flight!! - Transatlantic and Transpacific flights mainly. I do know that say <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (L...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat May 22, 2004 1:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Copies Of Flight Plans - Where Can I Get Them?
Replies: 13
Views: 6946

Copies Of Flight Plans - Where Can I Get Them?

Hi guys,

I dont know if this should be in the FS related forum, but where can i get hold of some real life flight plans?? Id like to use the routes in them for my flights in FS.

Thanks in advance

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Tue May 18, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drinks On Y Class With US Carriers
Replies: 19
Views: 3967

RE: Drinks On Y Class With US Carriers

I fly with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> out of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> a lot and ive never once had an occasion to complain about the service provided  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> You should...

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 16, 2004 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI's PTV IFE
Replies: 5
Views: 1501

RE: BMI's PTV IFE

Yes, the cameras exist, and the T/O and Landing view is excellent, especially when your on finals and you can see the aircraft that landed before you is still on the RWY!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I will be flying <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Il...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 13, 2004 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways A/c - Wheres The 'Star Alliance' Logo?
Replies: 15
Views: 6266

RE: US Airways A/c - Wheres The 'Star Alliance' Logo?

Well the Star Alliance logo is on there web site

I know that  Smile

I just havent seen it on any aircraft yet.!!

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 13, 2004 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways A/c - Wheres The 'Star Alliance' Logo?
Replies: 15
Views: 6266

US Airways A/c - Wheres The 'Star Alliance' Logo?

I was just looking at some recent US Airways photos and I noticed that none of the planes have the 'Star Alliance' logo yet. Does anyone know when it is likely to be applied?? I kinda thought it would have been done overnight the evening before the official joining date, but I guess not. Thanks Lee ...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 13, 2004 9:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS For A Beginner
Replies: 7
Views: 3894

RE: FS For A Beginner

<i>.....u cant get download 2004 planes for 2002</i> I have FS2002 and the FS2004 aircraft I have downloaded work just fine  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> For downloads the best sites are <a href="http://www.flightsim.com" target=_blank>http://www.flightsim.com</a> and...

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by BMIFlyer
Thu May 13, 2004 9:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip Report:- An L-1011 To SXM
Replies: 2
Views: 7100

FS Trip Report:- An L-1011 To SXM

Here I go again. After my last trip with a 747 into Aspen I thought id try something slightly easier. After much thought I took a short trip from <acronym title="Pointe-a-Pitre - Le Raizet (PTP / TFFR), Guadeloupe">PTP</acronym> to <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / ...

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by BMIFlyer
Tue May 11, 2004 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Commercial Airport Runway
Replies: 21
Views: 14062

RE: Longest Commercial Airport Runway

What about <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>? 16R/34L <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> 13000FT. Might not be the longest, but it was extended with the space shut...

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 10, 2004 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-LHR.....Who To Take
Replies: 18
Views: 3090

RE: ORD-LHR.....Who To Take

BMI A330s have the 'Voyager' System:- 11 Movie Channels 9 Video Channels 16 Audio Channels 30 Nintento Games Nose Camera View (i love this during T/O and Landing)  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> More Info Here:- <a href="http://www.flybmi.com/bmi/en-gb/tra...

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 10, 2004 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Longest International Flight Ever
Replies: 88
Views: 8321

RE: Your Longest International Flight Ever

My longest flight was <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> - <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> back in Nov 2003. Flight time 17Hr...

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 10, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-LHR.....Who To Take
Replies: 18
Views: 3090

RE: ORD-LHR.....Who To Take

Arent you forgetting something? You could fly on <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> via <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spi...

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 09, 2004 12:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?
Replies: 56
Views: 9102

RE: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?

It would have to be...... My Girlfriend  Big thumbs up

She is more important than FS anyday!!

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 09, 2004 12:24 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Whats Your Favourite 4 Approaches On MFS02/04
Replies: 31
Views: 11105

RE: Whats Your Favourite 4 Approaches On MFS02/04

My favourites:- San Diego (rwy 27) Innsbruck (fun with any aircraft) Las Vegas Aspen - fun in a 747 - see my recent report here <a href="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_hobby/read.main/49950/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_hobby/read.main/49950/</a> Thanks...

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 09, 2004 12:19 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip Report:- B747 Denver To Aspen With Pics
Replies: 4
Views: 7774

RE: FS Trip Report:- B747 Denver To Aspen With Pics

Forgot to mention my callsign - "Dubai 24 Heavy"

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 09, 2004 12:13 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip Report: BA 735 MAN-DUB (With Pics))
Replies: 9
Views: 9615

RE: FS Trip Report: BA 735 MAN-DUB (With Pics))

Love the report!!  Big thumbs up

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sun May 09, 2004 12:12 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Trip Report:- B747 Denver To Aspen With Pics
Replies: 4
Views: 7774

FS Trip Report:- B747 Denver To Aspen With Pics

Ive never flown a Boeing 747 into Aspen before - the biggest aircraft ive flown in or out of there is a BAe 146-200  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I'm sure I read on another forum somewhere that it has been done in <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> befor...

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by BMIFlyer
Sat May 08, 2004 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI Has A New Look Website!
Replies: 2
Views: 3171

BMI Has A New Look Website!

See it here - http://www.flybmi.com/bmi/en-gb/index.aspx

Looks Good  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

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by BMIFlyer
Mon May 03, 2004 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Customs For 1 Night Spotting..
Replies: 2
Views: 1842

RE: U.S. Customs For 1 Night Spotting..

They dont usually have a problem with me when i do an 'overnight'.

Usually i tell them im on a shopping trip  Big thumbs up

Thanks

Lee

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by BMIFlyer
Sat May 01, 2004 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: O'Hare Hilton
Replies: 21
Views: 2235

RE: O'Hare Hilton

Ok, here we go  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> O'Hare Hilton, being one of my 'regular' haunts, you will find the best rooms are 10040 to 10080 (even numbered rooms only) on the 10th floor. Best view going in my opinion  <img src="/discussions/graphic...

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