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by rg787
Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlantic 757 Diversions Feb. 21
Replies: 254
Views: 29743

Atlantic 757 Diversions Feb. 21

I am going to tell you my own history: I live in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, airport <acronym title="Brasilia - International (Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek) (BSB / SBBR), Brazil">BSB</acronym>. Until some years ago most people didn't even know this city existed and thought Buenos Aires or Rio de...

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by rg787
Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Congonhas? (1943 Map)
Replies: 2
Views: 3210

RE: Is This Congonhas? (1943 Map)

just incredible to see how different Sao Paulo was! I see some empty spaces near the runway, wow!

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by rg787
Wed Jan 07, 2015 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul Flagship A330 On First New Daytime FLL Flight
Replies: 9
Views: 5499

RE: Azul Flagship A330 On First New Daytime FLL Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote" ><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VCEflyboy" class="quote" target="_blank">VCEflyboy</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> What's with Brazil's Flag Carrier? Vi...

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by rg787
Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B748 Possible Improvements
Replies: 56
Views: 17143

RE: B748 Possible Improvements

<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="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Like the latest A330-300s, the 747-8 has also ...

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by rg787
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B748 Possible Improvements
Replies: 56
Views: 17143

B748 Possible Improvements

Hello all, After many many many weekly threads about the 748i, I am convinced that it is not the best plane in terms of economics. But I was wondering: years ago, de A333 was much in the same situation, with little to no orders and a fame of bad economics as well. Today, the A333 has gone through im...

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by rg787
Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Brazilian Airports Well Designed For Transfers
Replies: 13
Views: 2672

RE: Are Brazilian Airports Well Designed For Transfers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VCEflyboy" class="quote" target="_blank">VCEflyboy</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>because both city airport in Rio and <ac...

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by rg787
Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Brazilian Airports Well Designed For Transfers
Replies: 13
Views: 2672

RE: Are Brazilian Airports Well Designed For Transfers

In the airports I've been on, connections domestic to domestic are hassle free and getting even better. Years ago there was usually a separated area for departure and another for arrivals, so you had to go all the way to a hall where those would meet, but you didn't have to go through security or an...

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by rg787
Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 XWB Formation Flight Behind The Scenes
Replies: 35
Views: 11485

RE: A350 XWB Formation Flight Behind The Scenes

That looks like something Boeing would do years ago... I am almost turning into airbus after this!

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by rg787
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Marketing Campaign
Replies: 1
Views: 2072

KLM Marketing Campaign

As a student of management and marketing, I found this campaign very good. Most of you has probably already seen it, but I just thought it would be cool to share. Do you guys like any other campaign? This one made me almost forget the good old days were gone! Share you thoughts! https://www.youtube....

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by rg787
Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can The A321NEOLR Fly GIG/GRU To MIA?
Replies: 17
Views: 5992

RE: Can The A321NEOLR Fly GIG/GRU To MIA?

Not meaning to hijack the thread but what about BSB/CNF to the US?

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by rg787
Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN/TAM To Re-Brand With Completely New Name
Replies: 90
Views: 21307

RE: LAN/TAM To Re-Brand With Completely New Name

<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="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i> How about "MERIDIA"? It should ...

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by rg787
Sat Nov 01, 2014 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAN/TAM To Re-Brand With Completely New Name
Replies: 90
Views: 21307

RE: LAN/TAM To Re-Brand With Completely New Name

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>I think the main difference is prestige. Japan...

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by rg787
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lights On The Ceiling Of The Galleys (Airbus)
Replies: 5
Views: 5866

Lights On The Ceiling Of The Galleys (Airbus)

Thank you all for great responses!

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by rg787
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lights On The Ceiling Of The Galleys (Airbus)
Replies: 5
Views: 5866

Lights On The Ceiling Of The Galleys (Airbus)

Hello, I've always wondered what are those little lights on the ceiling of airbus' galleys, usually in front of the corridor. It can be seen to the left of the exit signs in these A350 photos and are usually composed of red and blue lights: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/Airbus/Airbus-A350-...

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by rg787
Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Jokes About Ebola
Replies: 51
Views: 9680

RE: Passenger Jokes About Ebola

Whoever asked this <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> her opinion and what are 36 years old going to matter in this situation? She just wanted attention. It was a bad joke, ok, but she should have gone straight at him and tell him that he needed to do some tests and tell everybody i...

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by rg787
Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash Kills Brazilian Presidential Candidate
Replies: 24
Views: 17003

RE: Plane Crash Kills Brazilian Presidential Candidate

Am I wrong to think that some failure has to have happened in this accident? Maybe a bird strike I don't know, but is it right to assume that the aircraft didn't hit anything?

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by rg787
Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash Kills Brazilian Presidential Candidate
Replies: 24
Views: 17003

RE: Plane Crash Kills Brazilian Presidential Candidate

What is the terrain like in the region? How was the weather? Any possibility of sabotage?

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by rg787
Sun Aug 10, 2014 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of BSB
Replies: 34
Views: 5746

RE: Future Of BSB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SJOtoLIR" class="quote" target="_blank">SJOtoLIR</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Lan Peru">LP</acronym> <...

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by rg787
Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of BSB
Replies: 34
Views: 5746

RE: Future Of BSB

BSB is the biggest domestic hub in number of flights from what I've heard. <acronym title="Lima - Callao / Jorge Chavez International (LIM / SPIM), Peru">LIM</acronym> somehow didn't work but maybe the reason is that it was started by two companies almost at the same time and if I remember correctly...

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by rg787
Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have 4 Engines Ever Saved A Flight?
Replies: 97
Views: 25679

RE: Have 4 Engines Ever Saved A Flight?

I don't remember the specifics of the accident but hasn't a 747 saved a Singapore flight that lost power because of volcanic ash?

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by rg787
Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To The 757 Production Line?
Replies: 22
Views: 9086

RE: What Happened To The 757 Production Line?

Many here say they don't have the tooling and so on but I imagine it wouldn't be too hard to make one. Indeed the assembly line is being used for the 737 but if there was available building space, it might be possible. The 757 has basically the same 737 fuselage (correct me if I am wrong) and the co...

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by rg787
Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Did Concorde Ride In Turbulence
Replies: 24
Views: 31871

RE: How Did Concorde Ride In Turbulence

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A333MSPtoAMS" class="quote" target="_blank">A333MSPtoAMS</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>sorry, there is only ONE queen i...

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by rg787
Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Cup Special Charters
Replies: 88
Views: 18656

RE: World Cup Special Charters

When inside Brazil teams are using both TAM (JJ) and Gol (G3) on charter flights. At least in my city they are deplaning on the air force base, which is in the same airport. This is the general rule, don't know if there is any team flying their own aircraft.

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by rg787
Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NTSB Unhappy With Steps Taken So Far By FAA On 787
Replies: 33
Views: 18709

RE: Ntsb Unhappy With Steps Taken So Far By FAA On 787

<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="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i> there was not a "hell of a fire"</i></font>...

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by rg787
Sat May 31, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NTSB Unhappy With Steps Taken So Far By FAA On 787
Replies: 33
Views: 18709

NTSB Unhappy With Steps Taken So Far By FAA On 787

If I got this thing correctly, we don't know how or why these batteries fail, we only know they start a hell of a fire and if not well contained it could bring an airplane down. Well, if I am right, thats a big issue. Yes, things fail and yes, things happen every now and then, the problem with not k...

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by rg787
Mon May 19, 2014 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growing Fears Of Chaos At Brazilian Airports
Replies: 32
Views: 15727

RE: Growing Fears Of Chaos At Brazilian Airports

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/C010T3" class="quote" target="_blank">C010T3</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I don't have many concerns actually. Many term...

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by rg787
Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Aviation News - Part 16
Replies: 13
Views: 4301

RE: Brazilian Aviation News - Part 16

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AwysBSB" class="quote" target="_blank">AwysBSB</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>If there was no limitation with <acronym t...

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by rg787
Fri Sep 27, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal Almost Ready To Launch Manaus & Belem
Replies: 99
Views: 18464

RE: TAP Portugal Almost Ready To Launch Manaus & Belem

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/andrefranca" class="quote" target="_blank">andrefranca</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>I based my comments on two flights...

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by rg787
Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Airline Accuracy In Movies?
Replies: 74
Views: 17565

RE: Why No Airline Accuracy In Movies?

Besides all those points, I was thinking it may be a problem when selling movies for airlines if there is other airlines advertising in it... Just a thought anyway

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by rg787
Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Pax Barred To Board QR Flight At GRU
Replies: 14
Views: 7973

RE: Brazilian Pax Barred To Board QR Flight At GRU

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PATristar" class="quote" target="_blank">PATristar</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Some time ago just after 9/11 two brazil...

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by rg787
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Aviation News 15
Replies: 81
Views: 13274

RE: Brazilian Aviation News 15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonytifao" class="quote" target="_blank">tonytifao</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i>LAXintl, not sure if you ever go down ...

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by rg787
Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maritime Shipping Companies Operating Airlines
Replies: 40
Views: 6135

RE: Maritime Shipping Companies Operating Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/2travel2know2" class="quote" target="_blank">2travel2know2</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>If I recall Pullmantour the cr...

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by rg787
Fri May 03, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For Avianca
Replies: 96
Views: 34691

RE: New Livery For Avianca

I think they needed to change the liveries, it was reflecting Colombian flag colors while Avianca has turned into a south american airline. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cybe...

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by rg787
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue To Havana?
Replies: 51
Views: 16348

RE: Jetblue To Havana?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NWAROOSTER" class="quote" target="_blank">NWAROOSTER</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>This is just my opinion. I think now...

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by rg787
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Would Be An Ideal Replacement For The 767
Replies: 22
Views: 17058

RE: What Would Be An Ideal Replacement For The 767

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BD338" class="quote" target="_blank">BD338</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>739/321 (etc.) might be a better result for othe...

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by rg787
Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport In The Middle Of The Amazonas Jungle?
Replies: 9
Views: 11384

RE: Airport In The Middle Of The Amazonas Jungle?

Probably not a farm of buritis... Might be a farm for something else, as the buriti tree is common in this area and might be why its the name of the farm.

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by rg787
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil To Build Over 800 New Airports
Replies: 27
Views: 11399

RE: Brazil To Build Over 800 New Airports

What is running trough my mind is that those airports will be regional, then, where are the planes flying to? Bigger airports, the ones that are crowded now and the government doesn't put serious investment on. This is a recipe to chaos. And kiwi, you didn't miss it, it's 800 nutports.

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by rg787
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of GOL's 767's?
Replies: 1
Views: 2963

RE: Status Of GOL's 767's?

According to airfleets.net, only one 763 was transferred, PR-VAO, with the other three being already operated by other airlines. Another 762 is still stored, PR-VAC, which will probably never see DL colors as it's an old machine and delta doesn't operate the type anymore.

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by rg787
Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible 757 Restarting?
Replies: 61
Views: 26838

RE: Possible 757 Restarting?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>The tooling has been destroyed. The 757 ...

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by rg787
Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Old 3 Luggage?s Airlines Ask You During Check-In
Replies: 8
Views: 5655

RE: Old 3 Luggage?s Airlines Ask You During Check-In

When I traveled with my family on AA in february they did all those questions to all of us, and asked us to keep away when one was answering. Extremely unnecessary if you ask me...

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by rg787
Thu Jul 05, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Aviation News 13
Replies: 256
Views: 22202

RE: Brazilian Aviation News 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airbazar" class="quote" target="_blank">airbazar</a> (<a href="#240" class="quote">Reply 240</a>):<br/><i>That's what happens with privatization...

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by rg787
Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposal, "1000 Extra Flight Per Week At LHR."
Replies: 27
Views: 12825

RE: Proposal, "1000 Extra Flight Per Week At LHR."

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gilesdavies" class="quote" target="_blank">gilesdavies</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Why build new infrastructure or pl...

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by rg787
Tue May 15, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For AA On The Way?
Replies: 170
Views: 40569

RE: New Livery For AA On The Way?

Yes, so you are bankrupt and want to change your livery that everyone is aware off, even a 3 years old, and spend money not only creating and putting the change in place but also making it known. Changing the livery will NOT change the way people look at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</...

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by rg787
Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 733 Severe LL Windshear Jan. 2012- Video
Replies: 27
Views: 17338

RE: NZ 733 Severe LL Windshear Jan. 2012- Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Wisdom" class="quote" target="_blank">Wisdom</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Only point of concern is that they were seem...

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by rg787
Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Retro Airline Dream Fleet?
Replies: 21
Views: 4963

RE: Your Retro Airline Dream Fleet?

If only I could fly Concorde...

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by rg787
Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: Jet Blast Vs Girl - Ouch
Replies: 303
Views: 41649

RE: Video: Jet Blast Vs Girl - Ouch

It's a concrete thing... it sure did a lot of damage on her. I think that second fence is new, I don't remember it being there in february

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by rg787
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 744s Collide At Schipol
Replies: 20
Views: 3858

RE: 744s Collide At Schipol

LOOOOOL, very good one!

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by rg787
Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Star Doing To Prep For TAM's Departure?
Replies: 28
Views: 11188

RE: What Is Star Doing To Prep For TAM's Departure?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eastern023" class="quote" target="_blank">eastern023</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>We are not forgetting about it. How ...

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by rg787
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Aviation News 13
Replies: 256
Views: 22202

RE: Brazilian Aviation News 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LipeGIG" class="quote" target="_blank">LipeGIG</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Being also a beach city, Rio O&D proba...

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by rg787
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazilian Aviation News 13
Replies: 256
Views: 22202

RE: Brazilian Aviation News 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/incitatus" class="quote" target="_blank">incitatus</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Brasilienses and in particular Goianie...

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