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by 747m8te
Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Selling Unused Return Ticket?
Replies: 15
Views: 4870

RE: Selling Unused Return Ticket?

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by 747m8te
Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 200 Feared Dead 1000 Homes Lost In Victorian Fires
Replies: 98
Views: 6016

200 Feared Dead 1000 Homes Lost In Victorian Fires

So terrible, here in <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> you wouldn't even know of the horrors that have occured in the towns nearby, there hasn't been much smoke around the city as such, just on the outskirts, though you you could smell it at th...

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by 747m8te
Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best/Worst Aircraft Cargo Holds
Replies: 35
Views: 8615

RE: Best/Worst Aircraft Cargo Holds

Worst: <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:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIA...

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by 747m8te
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian Open
Replies: 69
Views: 3292

RE: Australian Open

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by 747m8te
Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV In Your Country?
Replies: 47
Views: 4309

RE: TV In Your Country?

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by 747m8te
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Average Life Span Of A380?
Replies: 5
Views: 4812

RE: Poll: Average Life Span Of A380?

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by 747m8te
Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To?
Replies: 115
Views: 5719

RE: What Are You Listening To?

Now: 'My People' - by 'The Presets' Next: 'Go With The Flow' - by 'Queens of the Stone age' Followed by: 'Otherside' - by 'Red Hot Chili Peppers' <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: ...

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by 747m8te
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Know You've Been Around Planes Too Long When..
Replies: 141
Views: 16027

RE: You Know You've Been Around Planes Too Long When..

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by 747m8te
Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Can Airplanes Avoid A Bird Strike
Replies: 33
Views: 22384

RE: How Can Airplanes Avoid A Bird Strike

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by 747m8te
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Quad-Engine Aircraft?
Replies: 32
Views: 11142

RE: Favorite Quad-Engine Aircraft?

Easily the 747-400, forever the queen of the skies,
but I do like the look of the old VC-10s Big grin

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by 747m8te
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Aviation Magazines Do You Get?
Replies: 17
Views: 4740

RE: What Aviation Magazines Do You Get?

Primarily:

Airports of the World
Airliner World
Australian Aviation

Occasionally:

Airways
Flight International
Flying

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by 747m8te
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite/Least Favorite Tri-jet
Replies: 47
Views: 6467

RE: Favorite/Least Favorite Tri-jet

My favourite would go to the DC-10, but really it's so hard to choose a favourite when they are all spectacular  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-b...

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by 747m8te
Thu Jan 08, 2009 1:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Top 4 Current, Airline Would You Like To Fly?
Replies: 30
Views: 8738

RE: Your Top 4 Current, Airline Would You Like To

Airlines I haven't flown but would like to fly on: <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>/DL: I want to have a flight on a DC9 before she leaves the scene (as have many other classic airliners I haven't had the chance to fly). <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)"...

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by 747m8te
Fri Jan 02, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First Unaccompanied Flight?
Replies: 65
Views: 7153

RE: Your First Unaccompanied Flight?

It wasn't actually that long ago for me, back in 2006, I was 20 when I took my first flight on my own (prior to that it had always been with family or friends). <acronym title="Launceston (LST / YMLT), Australia - Tasmania">LST</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australi...

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by 747m8te
Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Flight Statistics For 2008?
Replies: 48
Views: 9703

RE: Your Flight Statistics For 2008?

18 Flights, 4 Airlines, 4 Aircraft types Top Airline: 1. Virgin Blue 2. Tiger Airways 3. Qantas 4. Jetstar Top Airport: 1. <acronym title="Launceston (LST / YMLT), Australia - Tasmania">LST</acronym>/<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> 2. <acrony...

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by 747m8te
Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: First Flight Of '09?
Replies: 81
Views: 7485

RE: First Flight Of '09?

Well the earliest booked flight I have is: January 18th Airline: Virgin Blue Sector: <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Launceston (LST / YMLT), Australia - Tasmania">LST</acronym> Aircraft: 737 (either -700 or -800) Then returni...

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by 747m8te
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 45
Views: 3079

RE: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone, and welcome 2009  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Stayed up to watch the Sydney fireworks on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>, very impressive this year (as they are every year), pity I couldn't get there to see ...

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by 747m8te
Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Do You Take Down The Decorations?
Replies: 37
Views: 5562

RE: When Do You Take Down The Decorations?

We usually do it by the 1st of January, we cheat though and leave all the decorations on the tree and just shove the tree in storage in the roof as is, ready for next year  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> As for the xmas lights on the house...when ever we get r...

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by 747m8te
Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In Melbourne?
Replies: 28
Views: 4177

RE: What To Do In Melbourne?

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by 747m8te
Mon Dec 22, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip Report Log?
Replies: 14
Views: 5497

RE: Trip Report Log?

I just keep a notebook, though I want to get it onto flightmemory sometime...as the notebook is becoming messy, worn and unorganized. As far as info goes, it depends on the flight I am doing, if its just a common flight I am going to do a dozen times a year, then I only collect the sector/airline/fl...

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by 747m8te
Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Perth-Karratha Day Trip On Virgin Blue's E-190
Replies: 15
Views: 11310

RE: Perth-Karratha Day Trip On Virgin Blue's E-190

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by 747m8te
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Perth-Karratha Day Trip On Virgin Blue's E-190
Replies: 15
Views: 11310

RE: Perth-Karratha Day Trip On Virgin Blue's E-190

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by 747m8te
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Perth-Karratha Day Trip On Virgin Blue's E-190
Replies: 15
Views: 11310

RE: Perth-Karratha Day Trip On Virgin Blue's E-190

Nice report, You did squeeze quite a bit in your day trip up there...actually you probably saw most that there is to see in the region  <img border=0 src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" border=0> Did you happen to go out to Dampier and the Burrup Peninsular? (mainly for Hearson Cove to ...

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by 747m8te
Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports With Widebodies From Only One Airline
Replies: 28
Views: 7445

RE: Airports With Widebodies From Only One Airline

Down in Australia...

CBR, with QF 763s from MEL

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by 747m8te
Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: QF580 PER - SYD Qantas VH-EBX
Replies: 9
Views: 9923

RE: QF580 PER - SYD Qantas VH-EBX

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by 747m8te
Tue Sep 30, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2427

RE: Top Gear Australia

It was painfull to watch, they were trying way to hard to impersonate the British guys then show us their own personalities. Sure they had big shoes to fill, and a formula to follow, but seriously it just didn't work.  Sad

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by 747m8te
Mon Sep 22, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which A380 Livery Is Better? SQ/QF/EK
Replies: 41
Views: 9851

RE: Which A380 Livery Is Better? SQ/QF/EK

The proportions and layout of the <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> livery on the A380 look real nice, with the way the red tail sweeps down, and the new QANTAS font (softened titles) along the fuselage, it actually make the A380 look quite graceful, something that the <acronym title=...

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by 747m8te
Tue Sep 09, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was Your Very First Flight?
Replies: 85
Views: 8952

RE: What Was Your Very First Flight?

Back in 1992 when I was about 6 years old on Australian Airlines 737-300 <acronym title="Launceston (LST / YMLT), Australia - Tasmania">LST</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>, the second leg was a 737-400 <acronym title="Melbourne - Tu...

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by 747m8te
Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would You Fly On Spanair MD-82?
Replies: 25
Views: 8474

RE: Would You Fly On Spanair MD-82?

I would any time, if anything you would think that such an incident would make the airline even more vigilant about any safety issues with their aircraft, also especially since I haven't been on an maddog before either I wouldn't hesitate. But... <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-...

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by 747m8te
Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routes You Most Want To Take?
Replies: 18
Views: 5226

RE: Routes You Most Want To Take?

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by 747m8te
Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Oldest And Newest Aircraft Flown On?
Replies: 38
Views: 7642

RE: Oldest And Newest Aircraft Flown On?

Oldest: QANTAS 747-300 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-EBT, it was over 20 years old when I flew on it back in 2006, but the funny thing was that there were a couple sitting next to me commenting on how new the plane was...I knew better and chuckled to my self, but QANTAS did ke...

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by 747m8te
Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How To Know Flight Load On A Flight!
Replies: 10
Views: 37929

RE: How To Know Flight Load On A Flight!

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by 747m8te
Sat Aug 30, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite/least Favorite Twin Jet
Replies: 41
Views: 15590

RE: Favorite/least Favorite Twin Jet

If its twins were talking about: Fave Widebody: 77W (Just looks incredible) Fave Narrowbody:F100 While I don't really dislike any aircraft, if I had to pick some twins that don't overly impress me: Least Fave Widebody: A300-600 (not bad, but nothing special, and the proportions of the original A300 ...

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by 747m8te
Sat Aug 30, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Looking 777 Livery?
Replies: 49
Views: 8973

RE: Best Looking 777 Livery?

It looks wonderful in <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>'s livery (as most aircraft do  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> ), but <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> and <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> also look brilliant,...

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by 747m8te
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Bumpy Route
Replies: 29
Views: 17004

Most Bumpy Route

Mine would have to be on an Air New Zealand A320 flying <acronym title="Christchurch - International (CHC / NZCH), New Zealand">CHC</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> in 2006, going over the mountain ranges of New Zealnds South Island,...

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by 747m8te
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where Have You Flown?
Replies: 34
Views: 6241

RE: Where Have You Flown?

Not as impressive as some, but here goes: QANTAS: (747-300/767-300/767-200/737-800/737-400/737-300/Dash 8 Q300/Dash 8 Q100) <acronym title="Launceston (LST / YMLT), Australia - Tasmania">LST</acronym> <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> <acronym ...

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by 747m8te
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft Type You Wish You'd Flown But Never Will
Replies: 42
Views: 6420

RE: Aircraft Type You Wish You'd Flown But Never W

Thses 6 are some my favourite aircraft types and sadly I have only seen half of them in person, and will never get to fly on them  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/frown.gif" alt="Sad"> Concorde DC-10 L-1011 727 707 Constellation And if I don't get my act together the <acronym title=...

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by 747m8te
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tiger OOL/MEL/OOL
Replies: 15
Views: 7393

RE: Tiger OOL/MEL/OOL

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