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by solarflyer22
Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could The Average Joe Buy An Airliner
Replies: 47
Views: 9235

RE: Could The Average Joe Buy An Airliner

Yeah, I mean you buy a used A340 for $7 million but a lot of planes are bought on credit so you could probably get one for 50% down (3.5 million). Fuel, maintenance, insurance, landing fees and storage are very expensive though. If you bought one to haul cargo in some dangerous part of the world, I ...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could Elon Musk Hyperloop Work?
Replies: 57
Views: 2417

RE: Could Elon Musk Hyperloop Work?

I'm glad this came up and I had a conversation with Dirk Albhorn not long ago on Hyperloop. So below is the net of it from my point of view having been on some conference calls and viewed some documentation on it. Also, an Iranian is CEO of Hyperloop One (Shervin Pishevar) like myself so yes we are ...

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by solarflyer22
Tue May 31, 2016 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Ends Caracas
Replies: 91
Views: 21890

RE: LH Ends Caracas

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#83" class="quote">Reply 83</a>):<br/><i>Another reason for the temprary Suspension o...

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by solarflyer22
Sat May 28, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Potus To Make First State Visit To Hiroshima 5/27
Replies: 155
Views: 5935

RE: Potus To Make First State Visit To Hiroshima 5/27

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seb146" class="quote" target="_blank">seb146</a> (<a href="#143" class="quote">Reply 143</a>):<br/><i>Many people are. Problem is, there is this...

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by solarflyer22
Sat May 28, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Ends Caracas
Replies: 91
Views: 21890

RE: LH Ends Caracas

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/peterinlisbon" class="quote" target="_blank">peterinlisbon</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i> Probably the last airline to ...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 27, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Potus To Make First State Visit To Hiroshima 5/27
Replies: 155
Views: 5935

RE: Potus To Make First State Visit To Hiroshima 5/27

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aaron747" class="quote" target="_blank">Aaron747</a> (<a href="#134" class="quote">Reply 134</a>):<br/><i> It was a stunning speech, I dare say ...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 27, 2016 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Potus To Make First State Visit To Hiroshima 5/27
Replies: 155
Views: 5935

RE: Potus To Make First State Visit To Hiroshima 5/27

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aaron747" class="quote" target="_blank">Aaron747</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>The White House has emphasized this...

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by solarflyer22
Thu May 26, 2016 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75912

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rcair1" class="quote" target="_blank">rcair1</a> (<a href="#73" class="quote">Reply 73</a>):<br/><i>Analysis shows that, even if they had divert...

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by solarflyer22
Thu May 26, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Re-engine The KC10
Replies: 57
Views: 7363

RE: Re-engine The KC10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/XT6Wagon" class="quote" target="_blank">XT6Wagon</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>More <acronym title="Carpatian Air Trans...

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by solarflyer22
Thu May 26, 2016 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baylor's Ken Starr Demoted For Sex Assault Scandal
Replies: 24
Views: 1827

Baylor's Ken Starr Demoted For Sex Assault Scandal

The irony of irones. I never liked that guy at all. He was talented and Clinton did lie under oath but I think it was one of those investigations that they just keep going until something turns up. A lot like Benghazi which I think revealed Hillary's email scandal.

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by solarflyer22
Mon May 23, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75912

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jpetekyxmd80" class="quote" target="_blank">jpetekyxmd80</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I had the same thought. There woul...

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by solarflyer22
Mon May 23, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World's Largest Cruise Ship: Supersized Pollution
Replies: 110
Views: 5049

RE: World's Largest Cruise Ship: Supersized Pollution

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy1808" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy1808</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>But changing to <acronym title="Cognac -...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 20, 2016 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75912

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LandSweetLand" class="quote" target="_blank">LandSweetLand</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>Didn't the first thread mentio...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 20, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air Soon To Be Blocked In Europe?
Replies: 5
Views: 2573

RE: Mahan Air Soon To Be Blocked In Europe?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thekorean" class="quote" target="_blank">thekorean</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Iran as a whole supports Assad. Why only...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 20, 2016 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Morley Safer Passed Away
Replies: 5
Views: 1215

RE: Morley Safer Passed Away

Yeah I watched the retrospective and it was great. His reporting Vietnam was really a breakthrough and was the highlight of his career. He basically showed the US burned down villages in Vietnam on <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym>. He didnt call it a crime, which it probably wa...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 20, 2016 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 75912

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jpetekyxmd80" class="quote" target="_blank">jpetekyxmd80</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>It's rather shocking to me that ...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 20, 2016 1:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Are American Cars Still So Bad?
Replies: 112
Views: 27867

RE: Why Are American Cars Still So Bad?

Is the new Corvette bad? That's the pinnacle of American engineering and it certainly looks great. American cars used to be great but I think the switch to front wheel drive really hurt them. They've suffered poor handling since then. Quality is not great but mind you the Honda Accord is assembled i...

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by solarflyer22
Sat May 14, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Admin To Schools:Trans Can Uses Any Restroom Part 1
Replies: 203
Views: 5596

Obama Admin To Schools:Trans Can Uses Any Restroom Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kiwirob" class="quote" target="_blank">kiwirob</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>Not a country I would usually defend but a...

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by solarflyer22
Sat May 14, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Admin To Schools:Trans Can Uses Any Restroom Part 1
Replies: 203
Views: 5596

Obama Admin To Schools:Trans Can Uses Any Restroom Part 1

I am just amazed that in this day and age the US is fighting over bathrooms. Every 10 years its some apocalyptic battle over schools, abortions, gays etc. The social vs. conservative conflict in the US is really poisonous and detracts from the nation's ability to be a global superpower (which both s...

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by solarflyer22
Sat May 14, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calling Out British Government Revisionism
Replies: 13
Views: 1891

RE: Calling Out British Government Revisionism

The EU does stabilize conflicts on continental Europe because of the interdependence but the fact that NATO exists and that technological parity among states makes it hard for any power to reign supreme. Truthfully, Europe has not been ripe for Empire building since the industrial revolution. I do a...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 13, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EOE Complaint Filed Against F9 By 4 Female Pilots
Replies: 105
Views: 10203

RE: EOE Complaint Filed Against F9 By 4 Female Pilots

35 years is barely enough for one of them to make it to retirement. I think this is one of those lets screw our boss lawsuits.

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 13, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Which Airlines Will Order Next?
Replies: 71
Views: 21904

RE: CSeries - Which Airlines Will Order Next?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/deltadawg" class="quote" target="_blank">deltadawg</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>as long as Iran puts their new mo...

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by solarflyer22
Wed May 11, 2016 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Customer Buy 20 A330
Replies: 39
Views: 19238

RE: Undisclosed Customer Buy 20 A330

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>It's pretty much a reflection of how China p...

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by solarflyer22
Wed May 11, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Status Of The Iranian 747 Tankers/freighters
Replies: 5
Views: 5287

RE: Status Of The Iranian 747 Tankers/freighters

I've seen Babak's work actually and I am pretty sure those planes are still largely flyable though 1 or 2 might have been salvaged for parts. The 747 parts are accessible but I am amazed the flying booms are still working after all these years as there are no after market parts for that and its not ...

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by solarflyer22
Wed May 11, 2016 2:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Do Widebodies Fly Faster Than Narrowbodies?
Replies: 39
Views: 11697

RE: Why Do Widebodies Fly Faster Than Narrowbodies?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/USAirALB" class="quote" target="_blank">USAirALB</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>robably right. I read a press release a co...

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by solarflyer22
Wed May 11, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey Feels Terrorism Impact In Q1 2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3976

RE: Turkey Feels Terrorism Impact In Q1 2016

I think terrorism is a factor but I don't think it's the only one. They lost a lot of Russian tourists for political reasons and I know a lot of my friends aren't going there either. There is a huge influx of Syrians in Turkey and its very noticeable both in Istanbul and Bodrum. There is not really ...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 06, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Spent $1.4B To Promote Abstinence In Africa
Replies: 41
Views: 2503

RE: US Spent $1.4B To Promote Abstinence In Africa

What a colossal waste of money. Just think of how much better off it had been spent on ebola prevention instead. I am sure they did it so republics could sign off the bill but that's a lot of money for a legislative "sweetener". Even for the USA.

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 06, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Undermining Boeing Sales To Iran
Replies: 19
Views: 2305

RE: US Undermining Boeing Sales To Iran

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cedarjet" class="quote" target="_blank">cedarjet</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Iran Air is literally the last hope for m...

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by solarflyer22
Fri May 06, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Undermining Boeing Sales To Iran
Replies: 19
Views: 2305

US Undermining Boeing Sales To Iran

I found it amusing that a number of groups and GOP lawmakers in the US are actively trying to scuttle any deal between Iran and Boeing Co. Despite the sanctions relief and Treasury licenses it seems some are still not content to do business with Iran. <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/05...

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by solarflyer22
Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ten Year Old A346 To Be Scrapped
Replies: 37
Views: 24134

RE: Ten Year Old A346 To Be Scrapped

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SpaceshipDC10" class="quote" target="_blank">SpaceshipDC10</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Airfleets is not up to date. <...

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by solarflyer22
Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Pilot Flies Drunk
Replies: 50
Views: 17565

RE: B6 Pilot Flies Drunk

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GE9X" class="quote" target="_blank">GE9X</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Quoting solarflyer22 (Reply 32): I think we need...

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by solarflyer22
Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Pilot Flies Drunk
Replies: 50
Views: 17565

RE: B6 Pilot Flies Drunk

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nitepilot79" class="quote" target="_blank">nitepilot79</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>A blood alcohol level of .111...

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by solarflyer22
Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Noisy Flaps Extension And Retraction
Replies: 36
Views: 15508

RE: Noisy Flaps Extension And Retraction

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>The 787 is the worst: </i></font><...

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by solarflyer22
Fri Apr 22, 2016 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Analyst: 787 Profit Goal Is "unachievable" Part 1
Replies: 205
Views: 28079

Analyst: 787 Profit Goal Is "unachievable" Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ssteve" class="quote" target="_blank">ssteve</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>The outsourcing was such an unmitigated clus...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran To Get Boeing Planes Via Germany
Replies: 11
Views: 11678

RE: Iran To Get Boeing Planes Via Germany

I saw this too and I think this is such a great idea. The plus is that the Lessor owns the planes so if sanctions make things difficult, Iran is NOT out of millions in cash having bought the air frames outright. The Lessor can also buy parts and service the plane in Germany and not deal with any san...

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by solarflyer22
Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Slandering Erdogan Now A Crime In Germany
Replies: 67
Views: 3350

RE: Slandering Erdogan Now A Crime In Germany

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N415XJ" class="quote" target="_blank">N415XJ</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>rom what I understand, he didn't even go on ...

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by solarflyer22
Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Govs Plan B - AA Weapons To Syria
Replies: 22
Views: 1715

RE: US Govs Plan B - AA Weapons To Syria

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>appened as far as Russias actions were c...

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by solarflyer22
Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Govs Plan B - AA Weapons To Syria
Replies: 22
Views: 1715

RE: US Govs Plan B - AA Weapons To Syria

It looks like a disaster but I suspect the Plan B is merely a bluff. For 1, most of Assad's Air Force is out of reach of most MANPADs. For 2, the borders of Syria are not at all contained. Someone will smuggle a MANPAD back to Turkey and start shooting at landing planes an Icrilik or god forbid <acr...

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by solarflyer22
Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To My Brother; Farewell Britannia 25
Replies: 73
Views: 6028

RE: To My Brother; Farewell Britannia 25

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/diverted" class="quote" target="_blank">diverted</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i> To echo those above, condolences, and a...

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by solarflyer22
Sun Apr 03, 2016 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran
Replies: 155
Views: 24807

RE: AF Hostesses Refuse To Wear Veil For CDG-Tehran

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jmc1975" class="quote" target="_blank">jmc1975</a> (<a href="#114" class="quote">Reply 114</a>):<br/><i> Quoting PersianGulf93 (Reply 95): I am ...

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by solarflyer22
Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Sued For Discrimination
Replies: 103
Views: 16085

RE: El Al Sued For Discrimination

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pa747sp" class="quote" target="_blank">pa747sp</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Therefore, El Al (if they did indeed act o...

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by solarflyer22
Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>3) When civilian force attacks a...

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by solarflyer22
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aaron747" class="quote" target="_blank">Aaron747</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>And you're arguing this issue from an em...

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by solarflyer22
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cadet985" class="quote" target="_blank">Cadet985</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>So...the Beirut bombings in 1983, they w...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Mar 30, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cadet985" class="quote" target="_blank">Cadet985</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Hi Marc - no ...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron
Replies: 44
Views: 2769

RE: Aftermath Of IDF Shooting In Hebron

Thanks for sharing. I saw this on Twitter but saw nay anything on American Media (surprise, surprise). My reactions were as follows. - If this were Iran, it would be blasted on every Western Media outlet 24/7. Recall the woman shot during a protest there back in 09. All over the media. - Clearly ill...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Be The Downfall Of EK?
Replies: 182
Views: 31461

RE: What Will Be The Downfall Of EK?

I could see a lot of things throwing <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> off the rails but in my mind its all tied to the UAE in general. For now, <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> is well positioned and recall this is largely a British run empir...

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by solarflyer22
Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 8236

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hilram" class="quote" target="_blank">hilram</a> (<a href="#158" class="quote">Reply 158</a>):<br/><i>Find ONE amongst the moslem countries ment...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels
Replies: 212
Views: 8236

RE: Terrorist Attacks In Brussels

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pvjin" class="quote" target="_blank">pvjin</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Treating radical Muslims softly clearly hasn't...

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by solarflyer22
Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: War On Drugs: Criminalizing Blacks And Hippies
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RE: War On Drugs: Criminalizing Blacks And Hippies

That's insane. Just imagine the billions wasted on this non-sense that could have been poured into education and drug addiction treatment instead.

I'm convinced between the War on Drugs and actual shooting Wars, Republicans are actually the kind of wasting federal tax dollars.

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