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by gulfstream650
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 744 Dreamlifter At MIA
Replies: 5
Views: 3703

744 Dreamlifter At MIA

I flew through MIA last Friday and then again on Sunday.

I saw the Dreamlifter parked at the North East corner of the airfield by the threshold of runway 26L.

What's it doing there - shouldn't it be working??

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by gulfstream650
Fri Jan 06, 2012 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 777 Wing Strike At LHR 1/3
Replies: 8
Views: 14670

RE: United 777 Wing Strike At LHR 1/3

judging by the subject and the fact that this is airliners.net combined with the fact that this is only the fourth post on a heavily viewed thread, I would like to assume that this did not happen. Since we usually hear about occurences such as when a baggage cart 'nudges' an aircraft, i would be sur...

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by gulfstream650
Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To Boeing's Planned 777-100?
Replies: 17
Views: 18480

What Happened To Boeing's Planned 777-100?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/marcouscg" class="quote" target="_blank">marcouscg</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>http://www.airliners.net/uf/view....

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by gulfstream650
Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Queenair Crash Caught On Tape
Replies: 25
Views: 16020

RE: Queenair Crash Caught On Tape

I really think that was a stall which turned into a spin.

I'm not a multi-engine pilot - just single.

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by gulfstream650
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Takes Off With No Power, No Pilot!
Replies: 10
Views: 20784

RE: Plane Takes Off With No Power, No Pilot!

I took off about 4-5 feet in a C172 due to a landing Blackhawk. Was doing run up and the heli pilot thought that it would be a good idea to land next to me. Controls were in a neutral position.

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by gulfstream650
Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Did The Queen Fly With To OZ
Replies: 83
Views: 27342

RE: Who Did The Queen Fly With To OZ

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/icanfly" class="quote" target="_blank">icanfly</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>The expense of taking out the seats on the B...

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by gulfstream650
Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fightradar24: AF 777 Squawks 7500 (Hijack) CDG-HKG
Replies: 36
Views: 38241

Fightradar24: AF 777 Squawks 7500 (Hijack) CDG-HKG

A mistake?

According to Flightradar24 (http://twitter.com/#!/flightradar24) on Twitter:

Squawk 7500 (hijack). F-GSQE (Air France B773) from Paris to Hong Kong

http://t.co/cBEdXLmo

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by gulfstream650
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Allegiant Change Their Mind On The 757?
Replies: 30
Views: 15584

RE: Did Allegiant Change Their Mind On The 757?

They announced a new 2x weekly service from LEX-LAS on the 75 last week.

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by gulfstream650
Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Physicist Cuts Plane Boarding Time In Half
Replies: 69
Views: 23877

RE: Physicist Cuts Plane Boarding Time In Half

I have to words to say about this: In theory.

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by gulfstream650
Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Meteor' Over Peru - More Like An Airliner (video)
Replies: 7
Views: 3925

'Meteor' Over Peru - More Like An Airliner (video)

See: <a href="http://news.sky.com/home/world-news/article/16057224" target="_blank">http://news.sky.com/home/world-news/article/16057224</a> Now to me this looks like a 747 (or the like) complete with some nice contrails. Especially as contrails do often tend to start to zig zag as in this video. Qu...

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by gulfstream650
Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Collings Foundation Airplanes At LEX
Replies: 2
Views: 3844

RE: Collings Foundation Airplanes At LEX

I uploaded some of the photos that I took on my Iphone at KLEX sorry they're not great but you can get a good look at the interior and cockpit of the B-17 -

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/

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by gulfstream650
Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Collings Foundation Airplanes At LEX
Replies: 2
Views: 3844

RE: Collings Foundation Airplanes At LEX

I went on the Sunday. Was fantastic - had a great walk through the planes. Will try to post a link to the photos i took.

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by gulfstream650
Mon May 23, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 959 - LHR - ORD - Cancelled - Why?
Replies: 1
Views: 4853

UA 959 - LHR - ORD - Cancelled - Why?

UA959 from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> has been cancelled. Does anyone know why? Have a friend on flight and that person has not been informed why either. M...

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by gulfstream650
Tue May 10, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Keeping The Nose Up On Landing
Replies: 38
Views: 12523

RE: Keeping The Nose Up On Landing

Keeps weight off nose gear, allows aerodynamic breaking among other benefits.

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by gulfstream650
Fri May 06, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Aircraft Used In The Assault On Osama Bin Laden
Replies: 122
Views: 32543

RE: Aircraft Used In The Assault On Osama Bin Laden

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mffoda" class="quote" target="_blank">mffoda</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i>Did you just plagiarize my post: Reply 85??<...

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by gulfstream650
Thu May 05, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Aircraft Used In The Assault On Osama Bin Laden
Replies: 122
Views: 32543

RE: Aircraft Used In The Assault On Osama Bin Laden

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/foxxray" class="quote" target="_blank">foxxray</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Because this ai...

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by gulfstream650
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: P-51 Rough Landing
Replies: 24
Views: 13007

RE: P-51 Rough Landing

As far as I am concerned (as a mere Private Pilot) that was a bloody good job.

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by gulfstream650
Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: "Thank You For Flying Cathay Pacific"
Replies: 7
Views: 20800

RE: "Thank You For Flying Cathay Pacific"

I would remove the photo of the form if I were you - it has your personal information on it.

Thanks for the report though - good job.

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by gulfstream650
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When Airlines Permitted Smoking - Cigars?
Replies: 20
Views: 7396

When Airlines Permitted Smoking - Cigars?

I was wondering if airlines allowed cigar smoking when smoking used to be permitted? Googled it but nada.

Thanks.

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by gulfstream650
Sat Jul 10, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The ERJ - Why Does It Constantly Rock?
Replies: 17
Views: 7928

The ERJ - Why Does It Constantly Rock?

I like the aeroplane but I was wondering why it constantly rocks from side to side (wing roll) in cruise compared to other aircraft?

Many thanks,

Gulfstream650

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by gulfstream650
Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is The Vent On The Side Of This DC-10?
Replies: 12
Views: 7229

What Is The Vent On The Side Of This DC-10?

There is a vent of some sort on this aircraft to the left of the number 1 engine in this photo. What is it? Many thanks! <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Cielos-del-Peru/McDonnell-Douglas-DC-10-30(F)/1714838/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a...

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by gulfstream650
Thu May 27, 2010 3:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Co Million Mile Flyer
Replies: 3
Views: 3867

RE: Co Million Mile Flyer

I would recommend that you go to www.flyertalk.com whith questions such as this.

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by gulfstream650
Tue May 04, 2010 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NYC Bombing Suspect Arrested JFK
Replies: 53
Views: 3992

RE: NYC Bombing Suspect Arrested JFK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/newark777" class="quote" target="_blank">newark777</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> The LiveATC.net recording is the top ...

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by gulfstream650
Tue Apr 27, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Private Pilot Checkride
Replies: 14
Views: 16404

RE: Private Pilot Checkride

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/n83sf" class="quote" target="_blank">n83sf</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>I was failed for the landings. The runway was sm...

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by gulfstream650
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: City With The Most Centrally-Located Intl. Airport
Replies: 86
Views: 15671

RE: City With The Most Centrally-Located Intl. Air

Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires (AEP) would have to be up there, right in the city in Palermo.

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by gulfstream650
Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Options For Charter YYZ / LHR... Help...
Replies: 21
Views: 5871

RE: Options For Charter YYZ / LHR... Help...

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by gulfstream650
Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Options For Charter YYZ / LHR... Help...
Replies: 21
Views: 5871

RE: Options For Charter YYZ / LHR... Help...

Why LHR? Would cost you a lot, have you not looked at London's other airports?

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by gulfstream650
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Its Finally Nice To Reach US Immigration
Replies: 18
Views: 5239

RE: Its Finally Nice To Reach US Immigration

I agree, I am a Brit, working in the US. I flew back into Cincinatti the other day and the Immigration guy said to me: "Welcome Home" - I was shocked and impressed. It's not like the US is home, home for me but is my home now. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E sol...

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by gulfstream650
Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: FKB - SXB (42kms) On An A340
Replies: 20
Views: 9189

RE: FKB - SXB (42kms) On An A340

Either way, not that silly at all. A chance to get a lot of very important people with a lot off pull on to an A340.

Good marketing if you ask me for Airbus.

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by gulfstream650
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Loads Into EZE
Replies: 2
Views: 3249

RE: Loads Into EZE

why not go to www.seatcounter.com

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by gulfstream650
Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM A330 Jumpseat + Business Class (pics/video)
Replies: 23
Views: 33185

RE: KLM A330 Jumpseat + Business Class (pics/video)

Fantastic trip report - well done!!

Much appreciated.

All the best,

Gulfstream650

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by gulfstream650
Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice: Repatriating Injured Pax Home To ORD
Replies: 2
Views: 4342

Advice: Repatriating Injured Pax Home To ORD

I have a friend who was involved in a car accident in New Zealand last year. She had to have brain surgery and has defied to odds and is making progress to a recovery albeit slow. She had another operation a few days ago to replace part of the scull which was initially removed to allow the brain to ...

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by gulfstream650
Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK Suites (77L/77W/A380) - Hideous! Is It Just Me?
Replies: 7
Views: 9248

RE: EK Suites (77L/77W/A380) - Hideous! Is It Just

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by gulfstream650
Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Being Blown Up
Replies: 13
Views: 9234

RE: C-130 Being Blown Up

Either way, they did a bloody good job of destroying the a/c.

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by gulfstream650
Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: EK Suites (77L/77W/A380) - Hideous! Is It Just Me?
Replies: 7
Views: 9248

RE: EK Suites (77L/77W/A380) - Hideous! Is It Just

I'm sorry but this thread is ridiculous. I've flown on the suites on a A340 and let me tell you, when that plane lands, you would be happy to stay on the plane. The seats are fantastic, loads of room and you can sleep very well on them. Obviously you've formed your opinion from photos on the web but...

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by gulfstream650
Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Recommendations On A Phone With GPS
Replies: 13
Views: 2601

RE: Recommendations On A Phone With GPS

I have a Blackberry 8310. I have to say I'm really happy with it. In fact I was on a cross-country flight last year (about 110nm) and the GPS in the plane I was using failed. The ground below was featureless - just trees and hills so I then took the phone out of my pocket and used it as my backup wi...

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by gulfstream650
Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If I Wanted To FLY A 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 5378

RE: If I Wanted To FLY A 727?

You could become a thoroughbred racehorse groom and fly around in Kalitta's dedicated 727: Departing Lexington, Kentucky: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PvO1nOkGII" target=_blank>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PvO1nOkGII</a> At Farmingdale: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face=...

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by gulfstream650
Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cessna 172 Old V New Avionics
Replies: 6
Views: 14157

RE: Cessna 172 Old V New Avionics

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by gulfstream650
Wed Nov 12, 2008 5:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cessna 172 Old V New Avionics
Replies: 6
Views: 14157

RE: Cessna 172 Old V New Avionics

G1000 is nice, flown a 182T. Lots of gadgets - it's nice to have <acronym title="Alitalia Express (Italy)">XM</acronym> weather and radio as well. Overall, I think that the G1000 creates exceptional situational awareness but it really comes into it's own when you're flying IFR. I must admit, though,...

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by gulfstream650
Wed Nov 12, 2008 4:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Upgrades Polices
Replies: 3
Views: 3738

RE: AA Upgrades Polices

Looks like my above post was wrong - see below. ONE-WAY UPGRADE* To / From To / From From Most Discount Economy From Full Fare Economy From Business Miles Required Miles Required Miles Required Prior to Oct. 1, 2008 Effective Oct. 1, 2008 Prior to Oct. 1, 2008 Effective Oct. 1, 2008 Prior to Oct. 1,...

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by gulfstream650
Wed Nov 12, 2008 3:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Upgrades Polices
Replies: 3
Views: 3738

RE: AA Upgrades Polices

Depends if you are flying international or not. If you are you have to pay, the rate varies according to how far you try to upgrade before you travel. If you are flying within the US you don't have to pay, you just use your upgrades and 'join the line', your place in this line will depend upon your ...

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by gulfstream650
Fri Oct 31, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ban American Football!
Replies: 135
Views: 6465

RE: Ban American Football!

If American Football and Baseball were as great as the American's say it is then everyone in the world would be playing it. Like they do Football (Soccer) and Cricket.

Case closed.

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by gulfstream650
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pilots - The Most Fun Aircraft You've Flown?
Replies: 24
Views: 21416

RE: Pilots - The Most Fun Aircraft You've Flown?

I really enjoyed flying a new Cessna 182T with a G1000 glass cockpit. There's was something quite cool about flying around listening to 90's retro dance tunes on the <acronym title="Alitalia Express (Italy)">XM</acronym> radio whilst flying over the appalachian mountains. Fantastic short field take ...

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by gulfstream650
Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Medical Emergencies Over Big Oceans
Replies: 48
Views: 8417

RE: Medical Emergencies Over Big Oceans

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by gulfstream650
Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Defueling A Lear 35
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

RE: Defueling A Lear 35

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by gulfstream650
Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A380 For New AF1?
Replies: 22
Views: 5451

RE: A380 For New AF1?

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by gulfstream650
Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can I Fly G Reg Planes In The UK With An FAA PPL?
Replies: 1
Views: 5423

Can I Fly G Reg Planes In The UK With An FAA PPL?

Is it possible to fly G registered aircraft in the UK with an FAA PPL License??

I have been getting mixed answers.

Many thanks.

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by gulfstream650
Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways - The World's Favourite Airline
Replies: 26
Views: 7315

RE: British Airways - The World's Favourite Airlin

I was just glad to bve treated like a passenger - not like self-loading cargo as one would be on a US carrier

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by gulfstream650
Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways - The World's Favourite Airline
Replies: 26
Views: 7315

RE: British Airways - The World's Favourite Airlin

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