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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 22, 2001 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Weakest Link On NBC Tonite!
Replies: 45
Views: 2146

RE: The Weakest Link On NBC Tonite!

Queens, New York

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 22, 2001 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll: Best Vacation Spot
Replies: 14
Views: 1596

RE: Poll: Best Vacation Spot

Queens, New York

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 22, 2001 3:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing's New M.95 Sonic Cruiser, Can It Be Made
Replies: 28
Views: 6294

RE: Boeing's New M.95 Sonic Cruiser, Can It Be Made

Here's another interesting article... <i>They said it would never fly but Boeing's 'Engineer X' proved them wrong Friday, April 20, 2001 By James Wallace Seattle Post-Intelligencer Reporter History, and many aviation experts, said it couldn't be done. It was not possible to design a commercial jetli...

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 22, 2001 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340-200 Was It A Flop?
Replies: 38
Views: 3531

RE: A340-200 Was It A Flop?

<i>gerardo, i´m pretty sure it has. doesn´t the 764 has a strenghtened main undercarriage compared to the 763? so perhaps the strenghtened one is a little longer than the original one, and there we go... i´m sure not if that´s the explanation...quite positive that´s it´s got an uneven floor like the...

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Apr 21, 2001 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume IX
Replies: 428
Views: 5097

RE: TWFirst Volume IX

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Apr 20, 2001 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume IX
Replies: 428
Views: 5097

RE: TWFirst Volume IX

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Apr 19, 2001 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume IX
Replies: 428
Views: 5097

RE: TWFirst Volume IX

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Apr 18, 2001 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume IX
Replies: 428
Views: 5097

RE: TWFirst Volume IX

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Apr 17, 2001 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume IX
Replies: 428
Views: 5097

RE: TWFirst Volume IX

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Apr 16, 2001 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)
Replies: 303
Views: 3824

RE: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 15, 2001 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)
Replies: 303
Views: 3824

RE: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 15, 2001 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Airbus And Boeing Cockpits
Replies: 11
Views: 2648

RE: Your Favorite Airbus And Boeing Cockpits

Airbus-- they're all alike, except for the number of throttles and a missing MCDU on the narrowbody jets.

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 15, 2001 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free DFW-MEX
Replies: 2
Views: 2460

RE: Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free DFW-MEX

On the return trip from Mexico, 50 "baggage handlers " where found in the cargohold. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Apr 15, 2001 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots That You Admire The Most
Replies: 41
Views: 2910

RE: Pilots That You Admire The Most

B757FO
Timobear

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Apr 14, 2001 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)
Replies: 303
Views: 3824

RE: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Apr 13, 2001 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)
Replies: 303
Views: 3824

RE: TWFirst Volume Viii (The Memorial)

 Sleepy

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Apr 13, 2001 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Are The Top Ten Biggest Airlines?
Replies: 36
Views: 4472

RE: Which Are The Top Ten Biggest Airlines?

More random widebodies (not you "Widebody"  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin">) figures... AA/TW = 150+ (A300, MD-11, 767, 777) CO = 46 (DC-10, 767, 777) DL = 137 (MD-11, 767, 777) incl. 115 767-200/300/400! AF = 85 (A310, A340, 747, 777) BA = 130 (747, 767, 777) LH = 107...

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Apr 11, 2001 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Are The Top Ten Biggest Airlines?
Replies: 36
Views: 4472

RE: Which Are The Top Ten Biggest Airlines?

Amazing fleet sizes for U.S. airlines... Top 5 U.S passenger airlines have 2,696 aircrafts compared to 1,086 for top 5 non-U.S. Combined AA/TWA have more MD-80s (376) than the largest non-U.S. airline (BA 283 aircrafts). AA and TW/AA Eagle (wholly-owned subsidiaries) = 1,122 aircrafts American Eagle...

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Apr 10, 2001 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Or B20XX - Which Would You Fly?
Replies: 37
Views: 3046

RE: A380 Or B20XX - Which Would You Fly?

My choice is the A380 because I can go bowling, swim in the swimming pool, shop at the mall and sleep in a 900 sq ft luxury suite. Nothing beats a hotelplane, according to the manufacturer that is.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/yeahsure.gif" ALT="Yeah sure">  <img src="/discussions/grap...

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Apr 09, 2001 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ethnicities And Occupations...
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

RE: Ethnicities And Occupations...

7-elevens and Dunkin' Donuts proprietors - Indians
Construction - Italians
Pickpockets/Thieves - Gypsies

Let's have more stereotypes...  Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Apr 07, 2001 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Chooses The 717
Replies: 65
Views: 3599

RE: Mr. 717

It has FBW spoilers.  Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Mar 31, 2001 6:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Military Question
Replies: 10
Views: 1849

RE: DirkSavage

Is San Miguel beer okay?  Big grin

rgrds.

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Mar 31, 2001 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sonic Cruiser - Just Face-saving?
Replies: 67
Views: 2391

RE: Sonic Cruiser - Just Face-saving?

that's a challenge to Boeing engineers, but that's what they're paid for. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Mar 31, 2001 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beyond The A380
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

RE: Airbus Beyond The A380

A bit off topic, but last year, Airbus executives acknowledged that the A380 will be the last aircraft developed and built with government loans and/or subsidies. What <i>if</i> Boeing's new aircraft becomes a success. Would Airbus then ask for government help to counter Boeing? Just a thought...

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 30, 2001 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was 747X Just A Front?
Replies: 6
Views: 1103

RE: Was 747X Just A Front?

It's more like the U.S. Marines' ARG role during the Gulf War. If needed, they would have done an amphibious assault on Kuwait. It was probably a feint on Boeing's part, but if the airlines really wanted the 747X they would have built it. Boeing spent tens of millions of dollars on the design concep...

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Mar 24, 2001 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Ordering/ordered The A340-600?
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

RE: Who's Ordering/ordered The A340-600?

Don't count on Aerolineas Argentina, they might not exist when the planes are ready for delivery.

But they'll probably be on Airbus' orderbook, just like EVA's A340-500s and TWA's A318s will be ten years from now. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 23, 2001 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Have Boeing Gained After The Merger With MD?
Replies: 8
Views: 2825

RE: What Have Boeing Gained After The Merger With MD?

You know what some Boeing people said about this (buyout)...

"It was McDonnell-Douglas that bought Boeing...with Boeing's money."


...many were not fond of Harry Stonecipher.

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 23, 2001 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FYI: Khalifa Orders 18 Airbus Aircraft
Replies: 42
Views: 2455

RE: FYI: Khalifa Orders 18 Airbus Aircraft

Mr. Widebody 'bus, 100-450 seat category:  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Boeing 15,219 ordered 13,641 deivered (includes 1,505 McDonnell-Douglas planes) Don't know about Airbus, but I'm sure it's much less. <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big g...

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 23, 2001 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Looking @ Mach .95 Aircraft
Replies: 32
Views: 2739

RE: Boeing Looking @ Mach .95 Aircraft

I think the more important issue is that the new plane would cruise at a higher altitude, combined with a faster cruise, it would avoid congested airspace at lower altitude.

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Mar 22, 2001 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France's 777s And 340s
Replies: 19
Views: 2804

RE: Air France's 777s And 340s

GE has a partnership with SNECMA of France.

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Mar 21, 2001 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gimme A Name!
Replies: 19
Views: 1041

RE: Gimme A Name!

Patel's 7-Eleven

 Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Mar 21, 2001 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Gettin Rid Of 757's, Goin To A321 :-(
Replies: 41
Views: 2994

RE: US Gettin Rid Of 757's, Goin To A321 :-(

US will keep most of their 757s, like their 767s, for added capacity and/or routes.

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Mar 19, 2001 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your View On 'Sex Before Marrage'?
Replies: 138
Views: 4796

RE: What Is Your View On 'Sex Before Marrage'?

...or sex with wife.

Actually, sex after marriage isn't as fun as sex before marriage.

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Mar 19, 2001 9:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Structural Repair On 737 Series
Replies: 10
Views: 4411

RE: Structural Repair On 737 Series

<i>The bird would bounce off an A320..............!!!! </i> Mr. Widebody 'bus: See what I mean...I was right!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> rgdrs, Archie P.S. Actually, any repairs on the A320 would be subsidized by EU governments. <img src="/discussions/graphi...

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Mar 19, 2001 8:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Structural Repair On 737 Series
Replies: 10
Views: 4411

RE: Structural Repair On 737 Series

Mr. Widebody 'Bus:

Why not A320?

Another veiled cheapshot on Boeing.


 Big grin Big grin Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 16, 2001 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asia's First Airline Turns 60!
Replies: 10
Views: 2145

RE: Asia's First Airline Turns 60!

Aren't they the youngest airline in Asia?

The old PAL went out of business a couple years ago. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 16, 2001 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Order 10+15 A380
Replies: 33
Views: 1095

RE: LH To Order 10+15 A380

Will there be a non-launch customer for the A380?
 Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Mar 15, 2001 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Airbus For JAL...for Now.
Replies: 0
Views: 1955

No Airbus For JAL...for Now.

JAL will not purchase aircrafts from Airbus for at least three years. That means no A380 for now...or perhaps never. Japan Air Lines puts off Airbus By Desmond Hutton Bloomberg News TOKYO - Japan Air Lines (JAL) says it won't add Airbus Industrie planes to its all-Boeing fleet for at least three yea...

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Mar 10, 2001 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas! Spell It Right!
Replies: 26
Views: 3329

RE: Qantas! Spell It Right!

<center><i>Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Service</i></center> <center>=</center> <center><b>Q.A.N.T.A.S.</b></center>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Don't forget the periods.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> ...

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 09, 2001 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airline Names And Acronym's
Replies: 36
Views: 4050

RE: Best Airline Names And Acronym's

Quantas  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <img src="/discussions...

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Mar 07, 2001 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your View On 'Sex Before Marrage'?
Replies: 138
Views: 4796

RE: What Is Your View On 'Sex Before Marrage'?

Right On! Aussiemite.

My post about anal on "winning her heart" topic was deleted...perhaps I was a bit too blunt. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Mar 06, 2001 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetliners That Never Quite Made It
Replies: 35
Views: 1778

RE: Jetliners That Never Quite Made It

MD-11, it doomed McDonnell Douglas...along with plenty of help from management.

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Mar 04, 2001 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Respected People In Aviation
Replies: 45
Views: 2883

RE: Most Respected People In Aviation

Neil Robertson?

heheh...

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Mar 04, 2001 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Abortion: A Womans Choice?
Replies: 71
Views: 1517

RE: Abortion: A Womans Choice?

Queens, New York

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Mar 04, 2001 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worlds Finest City.
Replies: 50
Views: 2096

RE: The Worlds Finest City.

Queens, New York

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Mar 04, 2001 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New York Or Boston?
Replies: 19
Views: 2196

RE: New York Or Boston?

Queens, New York rules!

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Mar 02, 2001 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Airbus Have A Share Of Embraer?
Replies: 3
Views: 2929

RE: Does Airbus Have A Share Of Embraer?

They one thing in common, they both receive huge subsidies. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Mar 01, 2001 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Serious Allegations About TWA Bid From Article!
Replies: 8
Views: 2347

RE: Serious Allegations About TWA Bid From Article!

<i>Vitale may be the group member best known in the industry for his frequent postings and strong arguments about arcane aspects of the business on an Internet discussion board that is popular with airline enthusiasts. According to his archived postings on the PlaneBusiness.com Web site, Vitale has,...

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