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by YYZatcboy
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G8 Wants To Tax Airlines For Global Poor
Replies: 23
Views: 4163

RE: G8 Wants To Tax Airlines For Global Poor

Where is George Carlin when we need him!!

Being poor sucks. We should be helping them. But let's not create more of them out of Airline and Avation employees.

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Jun 08, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question On T2 @ YYZ
Replies: 7
Views: 2018

RE: Question On T2 @ YYZ

I was spotting at <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> a few days ago and ... are they building a monorail link???? It looks like there are tracks running from <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> off to T1 and at the parking garage it looks like a...

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by YYZatcboy
Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memorials To Crash Victims
Replies: 39
Views: 14225

RE: Memorials To Crash Victims

Was there a memorial for the AC fire that killed Stan Rogers?

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by YYZatcboy
Tue Jun 07, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bring Back The Hamilton Airshow.....
Replies: 11
Views: 4851

RE: Bring Back The Hamilton Airshow.....

The cne show sucks. Not enough heavy metal. Just silly fighters. <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" alt="duck" border=0>  The snowbirds are nice though. ( It also does not help i work right under it during the summer. can you say LOUD.)  <img src="/discussions/graphics/...

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by YYZatcboy
Tue Jun 07, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ 763 Emergency Landing At TER
Replies: 31
Views: 7951

RE: AZ 763 Emergency Landing At TER

Just saying Calling someone a "butt pirate" is offensive to some. There was no reason to say that, and it had nothing to do with the topic. ( For those who DON'T seem to know, Butt Pirate is a very derogatory word for a Gay person.) On the topic, Glad everyone is safe. <acronym title="Lajes / Azores...

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by YYZatcboy
Mon Jun 06, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZ 763 Emergency Landing At TER
Replies: 31
Views: 7951

RE: AZ 763 Emergency Landing At TER

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by YYZatcboy
Sun Jun 05, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memorials To Crash Victims
Replies: 39
Views: 14225

RE: Memorials To Crash Victims

The swissair 111 memorials are accually one memorial. The bayswater and peggys cove locations create a triangle with the crash site which is on the horison. It is accually kind of neat the way they did it. ( though sad why)

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by YYZatcboy
Sun Jun 05, 2005 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AFA Urges Boycott Of Ford!
Replies: 119
Views: 3442

RE: AFA Urges Boycott Of Ford!

Bill and Ted: <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> EXCELLENT <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> EACHOTHER. That is the message behind every religion IMO. It would be nice to see it carried out by everyone who clame to be religous, and those who are n...

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by YYZatcboy
Sat Jun 04, 2005 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Plane Squawking 7500 Over The Atlantic
Replies: 73
Views: 18569

RE: VS Plane Squawking 7500 Over The Atlantic

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Jun 03, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was Inflight Smoking Safer (?)
Replies: 38
Views: 4225

RE: Was Inflight Smoking Safer (?)

RIP Stan Rogers, and All others who died on AC797.
Rise Again!

 tombstone   Sad

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Employee Shot At Ticket Counter.
Replies: 77
Views: 11451

RE: CO Employee Shot At Ticket Counter.

Best Wishes as well to the Agent who was shot. All the trial says is 12 people think that what he was tried for (assault?) did not happen exactly the way defined in that specific charge. It does not counteract the event that 20+ people saw. He did it, it just did not match what he was tried for clos...

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gear Up Or Gear Down?
Replies: 15
Views: 3288

RE: Gear Up Or Gear Down?

Thanks,

Here in ontario there is no such thing as grammar school. :P

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Employee Shot At Ticket Counter.
Replies: 77
Views: 11451

RE: CO Employee Shot At Ticket Counter.

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zoom Flight Into YHM From England
Replies: 8
Views: 3047

RE: Zoom Flight Into YHM From England

It is nice to see some traffic at YHM. Lots of Gen Av, but more airliners would be nice!

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny ATC Dialogues :)
Replies: 94
Views: 62223

RE: Funny ATC Dialogues :)

british tower: USAF123 QNH 1011
USAF123: Tower we are the United States Air Force, We use inches.
British Tower:Sir this is a British airport. we use QNH, I repeat QNH1011

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gear Up Or Gear Down?
Replies: 15
Views: 3288

RE: Gear Up Or Gear Down?

At the end of it's service life, will an aircraft have clocked more time with it's Gear up, or down. Not sure how to make that much clearer....  Wink

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by YYZatcboy
Thu Jun 02, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gear Up Or Gear Down?
Replies: 15
Views: 3288

Gear Up Or Gear Down?

At the end of an Aircraft's service Life, Will it have spent more time with it's gear up, or with it's gear down?


Edit: grammar :P

[Edited 2005-06-02 05:41:29]

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Jun 01, 2005 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ONT: Why So Big For Such A Small Operation
Replies: 66
Views: 5398

RE: ONT: Why So Big For Such A Small Operation

Can it handle the 380 yet? Just curious.

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Jun 01, 2005 11:21 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Will Airliners.net Swap 747 Logo For The A-380?
Replies: 26
Views: 1933

RE: Will Airliners.net Swap 747 Logo For The A-380?

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Jun 01, 2005 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mobile Phones Safe On Aircraft List?
Replies: 17
Views: 2759

RE: Mobile Phones Safe On Aircraft List?

I pity the person who has so much work to do that they would try to work for 10 min on a flight somewhere! :P

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Jun 01, 2005 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mobile Phones Safe On Aircraft List?
Replies: 17
Views: 2759

RE: Mobile Phones Safe On Aircraft List?

Well if it was a 30 min sector then you would probably not be above 10 000 Ft for over 10 min (as far as I know) so what would be the point of using it for 10 min? I agree that seems extreme... But if you would be using if for the half hour, then I could see it happening. Not to mention most people ...

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Jun 01, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mobile Phones Safe On Aircraft List?
Replies: 17
Views: 2759

RE: Mobile Phones Safe On Aircraft List?

I disagree about the Laptops in flight... As long as headphones are being used. I for one, had a Great time at FL410 from <acronym title="Halifax - International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada ...

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by YYZatcboy
Mon May 30, 2005 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada: One Of The Top Airlines Of The Future?
Replies: 70
Views: 12547

RE: Air Canada: One Of The Top Airlines Of The Future?

I read in the National Post that AC is also expanding it's cargo Ops, and will be buying new planes for Cargo Only.

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by YYZatcboy
Tue May 24, 2005 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has A Pilot Ever Died Mid-flight?
Replies: 51
Views: 12619

RE: Has A Pilot Ever Died Mid-flight?

I am sorry, but there is no reason why planes do not have Defibrilators on them. Even in the theatres out here we have them. Why not on planes? Think of the lives that might be saved from it.

Joe

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by YYZatcboy
Sun May 22, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announce 2 New Routes
Replies: 8
Views: 5864

RE: Aer Lingus Announce 2 New Routes

Would be nice to see them in yyz. Have they ever flown here BTW? I had an Irish co worker, and she had to fly to JFK to fly on EI.

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by YYZatcboy
Thu May 19, 2005 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Further Delays In A380 Introduction
Replies: 36
Views: 9468

RE: Further Delays In A380 Introduction

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by YYZatcboy
Tue May 17, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Student Standby Fares?
Replies: 23
Views: 12094

RE: What Ever Happened To Student Standby Fares?

IMO anyone enrolled full time in an educational institution is a student. We get the same deal with the local transit. It costs $5.00 round trip (cash fare) to take the bus or subway around here. If they can show proof of full time enrollment ( i.e. student card) they should get some kind of discoun...

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by YYZatcboy
Tue May 17, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Student Standby Fares?
Replies: 23
Views: 12094

RE: What Ever Happened To Student Standby Fares?

Too bad they do not fly in Canada.  Sad Good to know there are some airlines who understand how strapped for cash most students are.  indifferent 

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by YYZatcboy
Tue May 17, 2005 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ever Happened To Student Standby Fares?
Replies: 23
Views: 12094

What Ever Happened To Student Standby Fares?

What happened to student standby fares... My best friend in <acronym title="Halifax - International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> is doing a show that I wanted to see ( as well as see my friend). Is there anyone that still gives discounted tickets to students anymore, none of the...

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by YYZatcboy
Thu May 12, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Safety Demo Experience
Replies: 29
Views: 5198

RE: Funny Safety Demo Experience

HEHE announcements are a thing of the past out here on <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>! All they do is play a movie... I miss the announcements. I remember hearing them on <acronym title="Canadian Airlines">CP</acronym>, Royal and Canada 3000, along with some others. Joe Ps Good for Ryanair

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by YYZatcboy
Wed May 11, 2005 10:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Seatbelt Sign Switches
Replies: 9
Views: 6011

RE: Seatbelt Sign Switches

Thanks everyone!!

Joe

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by YYZatcboy
Wed May 11, 2005 5:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Seatbelt Sign Switches
Replies: 9
Views: 6011

RE: Seatbelt Sign Switches

Flight deck. I accualy need the pics for a suggested improvement in X-plane the flight sim, and they asked for pics.

Thanks
Joe

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by YYZatcboy
Wed May 11, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Seatbelt Sign Switches
Replies: 9
Views: 6011

Seatbelt Sign Switches

Hi I was wondering if anyone had Pics of the Fasten Seat Belt sign Switch in the FD and if so could you please post it for me. The no smoking switch would be cool too.

THanks

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by YYZatcboy
Wed May 11, 2005 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Govt Openly Discriminates Against YYZ
Replies: 42
Views: 2747

RE: Govt Openly Discriminates Against YYZ

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by YYZatcboy
Wed May 11, 2005 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Govt Openly Discriminates Against YYZ
Replies: 42
Views: 2747

RE: Govt Openly Discriminates Against YYZ

We support the liberals because we would rather have them in power than the Tories! Island airport was effectively murdered by the city of Toronto's mayor in his vendetta to shut down CYTZ under the impression that JETS would be flying into the airport. ( which Clearly goes against the lease of the ...

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by YYZatcboy
Tue May 10, 2005 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC 767 Winglets?
Replies: 16
Views: 6777

RE: AC 767 Winglets?

I will reserve judgement until I see them, I just like the wings without them. Indeed put in winglets, I am all for greater efficiency and less fuel burn. ( especially if it keeps airlines afloat) In fact I dont think the 320 family would look right without their winglets... Lets see what they look ...

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by YYZatcboy
Tue May 10, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ T1 Pier F?
Replies: 21
Views: 3559

RE: YYZ T1 Pier F?

I can't wait for the new terminal to be operational.(100% that is) It looks great and it is nice to see so much of the airfield from it. Gotta love those huge windows!!

Joe

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by YYZatcboy
Mon May 09, 2005 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC 767 Winglets?
Replies: 16
Views: 6777

RE: AC 767 Winglets?

Sorry, I dont really care for them, 11 ft. Yikes. Sure they improve the efficancy of the plane, but they just look awfull. Sorry if I am the only person who thinks this way, to each their own.

Joe

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by YYZatcboy
Sat Apr 30, 2005 7:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest A/c With Daily Service To Your Airport
Replies: 72
Views: 5909

RE: Largest A/c With Daily Service To Your Airport

CYYZ with 747's 777's and 340's.

dont know which to say is bigger

j

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by YYZatcboy
Wed Apr 27, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final 787 External Look: Sharktail Etc Gone (Pics)
Replies: 214
Views: 30846

RE: Final 787 External Look: Sharktail Etc Gone (Pics)

I like it still, but wish they had kept the nose. I still can't wait to see it around YYZ.

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by YYZatcboy
Tue Apr 26, 2005 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Airbus In Crisis Mode?
Replies: 136
Views: 17009

RE: Is Airbus In Crisis Mode?

I think they might be worried about their widebody market and the A350. I would think they would get the message the airlines seem to be sending and start with the A320 replacement.

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by YYZatcboy
Tue Apr 26, 2005 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Orders 777 (18/18) And 787 (18/42)
Replies: 318
Views: 28302

RE: AC Orders 777 (18/18) And 787 (18/42)

Wow great news!! It will be nice to see them in the air over CYYZ. I hope I can take a 787 to CYHZ on the normal 767 flights. Or will they be downgraded to a smaller plane?

Joe

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by YYZatcboy
Sat Apr 23, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Suggests Economy Bunks?
Replies: 18
Views: 3232

RE: Boeing Suggests Economy Bunks?

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any A380 Cockpit Pics?
Replies: 36
Views: 14922

RE: Any A380 Cockpit Pics?

But if it is a track ball wouldn't it be a perfect ball. The thing looks solidly attached and like a lopsided oval to me...

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any A380 Cockpit Pics?
Replies: 36
Views: 14922

RE: Any A380 Cockpit Pics?

Sweeeeeeeet!
What are those domes next to the throttles?

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380's Impact Felt Around The World
Replies: 4
Views: 3207

RE: A380's Impact Felt Around The World

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ILS Landing System
Replies: 12
Views: 5560

ILS Landing System

Hey everyone
I was just wondering if anyone could let me know what exactly a cat 1,2,3 ILS means.
Thanks

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320NG To Have 'all-composite' Fuselage-wings
Replies: 81
Views: 13381

RE: A320NG To Have 'all-composite' Fuselage-wings

Well I think that using new technology in the possible '320 replacement is a wonderful idea and good for airbus in thinking ahead. ( I dont know if this is reasonable or not but it is nice to see that they are already thinking about the replacement which might just do to Boeing what Boeing did to ai...

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320NG To Have 'all-composite' Fuselage-wings
Replies: 81
Views: 13381

RE: A320NG To Have 'all-composite' Fuselage-wings

i stand corrected Thanks YUL332LX  Wink

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by YYZatcboy
Fri Apr 22, 2005 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380's Impact Felt Around The World
Replies: 4
Views: 3207

RE: A380's Impact Felt Around The World

Still, How many non eu companies have alot riding on this airplane?
Joe

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