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by notaxonrotax
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What ever happened to the new presidential limo ?
Replies: 29
Views: 2788

Re: What ever happened to the new presidential limo ?

Is it now called "the beast" because of its contents?

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where do I buy a grey urinal with a lid?
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Re: Where do I buy a grey urinal with a lid?

Thanks everybody!
That is what I thought, quite a few have lids....but all in white.
Surprising, quite a few toilets are available in more "upmarket" colors these days.

I appreciate your suggestions.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where do I buy a grey urinal with a lid?
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Where do I buy a grey urinal with a lid?

Silly question, I know...but Google doesn`t help me at all in this. I`m looking to build a nice "upmarket" urinal in my house bathroom. Why? -more hygienic. -it saves water. I would like it in a non-white color, perhaps grey; and ideally....a lid on top. Keeping it classy you know, and don...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is a 787 being parted out at VCV?
Replies: 13
Views: 6005

Re: Is a 787 being parted out at VCV?

That would be a very early end,if that is true.
One of the test frames have been parted out already, but this would be the first production frame to bite the dust.

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The US is now paying for Mexico's wall?
Replies: 13
Views: 1237

Re: The US is now paying for Mexico's wall?

"Trump does what he promises".
Does he bollocks.

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the USSR were still around...
Replies: 61
Views: 4217

Re: If the USSR were still around...

Youtube would have 6 billion additional examples of how crazy the Russians drive. Eastern Europe would enjoy the cultural "wonders" of the Russian lifestyle which presently can be enjoyed in any hotel or resort with a large percentage of Russians. It's....uuhm....different. Super ugly cars...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I've done something terrible... I made quinoa
Replies: 35
Views: 2585

Re: I've done something terrible

I thought you had spoken to a Trump voter on purpose. Luckily things are not THAT bad just yet.

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency Preparedness
Replies: 63
Views: 2861

Re: Emergency Preparedness

I used to live in an earthquake prone area.
Solution:
I moved to a stable area, no hurricanes here either.

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?
Replies: 31
Views: 2433

Re: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?

Threads die when People start calling each other names? prats Classy. If you don't like it, hard cheese, it's still valid even if you don't agree with it personally. No, it`s not valid at all. Your negativity will not temper my enthusiasm. You have the whole F1 world; like journalists in the know, ...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 ... Never Forget
Replies: 49
Views: 4294

Re: 9/11 ... Never Forget

What I notice internationally, is that remembrance is getting less by the year. Perhaps "fading" is not quite the correct term, but on the international TV stations I watch and in the papers I read.....it didn't seem like a topic at all yesterday. To my knowledge it wasn't on CNN internati...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?
Replies: 31
Views: 2433

Re: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?

Where does the thread imply it's just for F1 'fans'? The thread title is a question asking for an opinion. . My apologies.....please go on and continue to put the sport down in a thread (obviously) for F1 enthusiasts. Today I wondered why these F1 threads never really lasted the whole season on A-n...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?
Replies: 31
Views: 2433

Re: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?

ChrisKen wrote:
No, I'm not a fan


Glad we settled that.

It would be like me replying in the NBA thread, or mingling between the NFL fans.
Pointless.....


ChrisKen wrote:

Car 5 Qualified 5th, finished 5th.


Huh?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?
Replies: 31
Views: 2433

Re: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?

The fact that that's just been called a 'thrilling race' says it all. Another dull as dishwater procession, discounting the brief switcheroo in lap 5, with one inevitable overtake. If you can`t appreciate the action in Lap 1 between the 2 WC leaders, the subsequent numerous overtakes by Car 5, the ...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should you read your partner’s texts?
Replies: 43
Views: 2170

Re: Should you read your partner’s texts?

EstherLouise wrote:
We have a rule: Don't touch each other's phones or computers. It works quite well.


May I ask why?
Are there secrets?

Not being critical, just genuinely curious as to why.


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by notaxonrotax
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Re: Any Spanish A-netters still around?

Hola to you too!

I had expected more members, though.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair 111 crash 20 years ago
Replies: 73
Views: 18995

Re: Swissair 111 crash 20 years ago

Terrible. The early generation inflight entertainment systems.....
Here`s hoping that it can`t happen again.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be any daytime flights to or from South America
Replies: 34
Views: 5769

Re: Will there ever be any daytime flights to or from South America

KLM is completely in daylight to UIO / GYE....probably not what you meant though.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?
Replies: 31
Views: 2433

Re: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?

Unbelievable, Singapore 2017 all over again for VET. Why desperately defend track position in turn 2 at a track like Monza.....in the dominant car!?? He would have blasted passed LH44 with DSR in lap 3. If 2018 ends up going pear-shaped for the red cars, this is one of the instances people would loo...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 9274

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

. In aviation, "crash" usually means plummeting to the ground regardless of what others are saying here. Regardless of what anybody else says....you are right. Right? So tell me, Air France 358 did not crash in Toronto? Give me a break! TAM 3054 at Congonhas did NOT crash!??? https://en.w...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 139
Views: 31651

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

Revelation hates anything A380, and yet knives guys like Keesje when they happen to post some factual info favourable to Airbus. Bet Revelation flies a huge US-flag in his garden.....which blinds his peripheral vision just a tad. Hating A or B, and yet call themselves "aviation enthusiast"...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi
Replies: 36
Views: 9274

Re: UTAir B737 crashes at Sochi

Are we even debating whether this is a crash?

Apparently 1 emergency responder has passed!
Wonder how that happened.

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Need help researching aircraft with short runway requirements, and airport environmental laws
Replies: 55
Views: 14959

Re: Need help researching aircraft with short runway requirements, and airport environmental laws

kitplane01 wrote:
1200 meters if fine for small propeller aircraft with a reasonable pilot on a reasonable day. .


1200m is enough to accommodate most propeller aircraft, in most weather conditions with a reasonable pilot.
It`s really quite long.....


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by notaxonrotax
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroLogic to get another 777F
Replies: 18
Views: 3930

Re: AeroLogic to get another 777F

Always handy to have your own freighter fleet.
Hypothetically: what if one of your B748i`s get stuck at EZE, with an engine change due?


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Capital Airlines JD5759, A320 diverted to SZX after damage at Macau
Replies: 0
Views: 466

Capital Airlines JD5759, A320 diverted to SZX after damage at Macau

https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20180828-0 Capital Airlines flight JD5759, an Airbus A320-214, diverted to Shenzhen Airport (SZX), China, after sustaining damage in an apparent hard landing at Macau Airport. The aircraft departed Beijing Airport at 00:17 UTC (08:17 LT), bound for ...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Re: Any Spanish A-netters still around?

I see a lot of the Spanish fleet is already in the A-net data base.
However, I managed to find quite a few aircraft that are or will be new in data base.


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by notaxonrotax
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida
Replies: 54
Views: 2438

Re: Mass shooting at video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

Tots and pears. Too soon to talk about doing anything to prevent another one because "liberals" want to only take away all guns and this is the opportunity. Rinse and repeat. School is starting again. Too soon to talk about preventing those shootings too, I guess...... This is NOT the rig...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last MD-90 produced stored.
Replies: 76
Views: 16512

Re: Last MD-90 produced stored.

NWAROOSTER wrote:
ten MD-90 aircraft that that have been but into storage at SBD for scraping.


What have they been scraping off?


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by notaxonrotax
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KTEB Emergency
Replies: 19
Views: 4115

Re: KTEB Emergency

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Frame Will Be More Efficient....The A35J or the 779?
Replies: 299
Views: 33881

Re: Which Frame Will Be More Efficient....The A35J or the 779?

Thank the higher beings for competition in this segment......that`s what I get out of this thread!


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by notaxonrotax
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The good news topic
Replies: 26
Views: 1604

Re: The good news topic

I reckon Maarten will give it another run in a year or two!

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 104652

Re: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA

Any news on this, please? Not sure how much there is to investigate on the ground, crash wise. The guy had legal access to these type of aircraft and obviously had flight-deck knowledge. Combine that with some SIM time and a somewhat disturbed mindset; and off you go go. He obviously went outside th...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Re: Any Spanish A-netters still around?

Interesting, people.
No reason why another Spanish meet could not be organised, surely?

Anybody else related to Spain out there?

Cheers,

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rada Airlines IL62 overshoot the runway
Replies: 8
Views: 2471

Re: Rada Airlines IL62 overshoot the runway

devron wrote:
Adding dome information helps.


Dome information?
Spelling checks help too.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Re: Any Spanish A-netters still around?

Understood, thanks.

Anybody else out here, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 59
Views: 11100

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

The correct verb in this case is obviously "United".

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Re: Any Spanish A-netters still around?

mmo wrote:
Living in Elche, just south of the ALC airport. Not Spanish but moved here last August.


Do you frequent LEMU airport at all?

Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When somebody wears a style of clothing that you own...
Replies: 12
Views: 815

Re: When somebody wears a style of clothing that you own...

1337Delta764 wrote:
a Spring 2015 IZOD Interlock Polo in Fairy Tale pink. That was a huge surprise to see someone wearing that style of shirt.


Did she look cute in it?

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 104652

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

Surely there are technical solutions to this if that's the way airlines would like to go, but the problem would be the cost as always. /Fredrik Exactly. Avionics that would limit access or engine use (for instance limited power for ground staff) would be very expensive to certify. And let`s face it...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Re: Any Spanish A-netters still around?

Cool! I might drop you a line when I am in the area!

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Martinair CV-340 crash in SA (July 2018): final report is out
Replies: 85
Views: 23081

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

I still cannot get my head around the fact that 19 people were allowed to board what is essentially a proving flight on a 65yo Convair... I am a BIG enthusiast. Would I board a 65yo CV340 on a "PROVING FLIGHT"??? NO way!!!! I would, provided the pilots are professional and the maintenance...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Spanish A-netters still around?
Replies: 14
Views: 1330

Any Spanish A-netters still around?

Hi, In the title I meant Spanish as in "living in Spain", not necessarily Spanish nationals worldwide; although everything Spanish is of interest to me. A lot of people have left the site since the level of discussion went South quickly, so I was wondering who was still around. What are yo...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?
Replies: 31
Views: 2433

Re: Your Thoughts On The 2018 F1 Season So Far?

Vettel.....will this be his Singapore of 2017?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Martinair CV-340 crash in SA (July 2018): final report is out
Replies: 85
Views: 23081

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

How many more of these "vintage" clunkers need to crash before they stop being permitted to fly with pax on board? I'm all for nostalgia, but this is really not a smart idea. They're not only putting the people who (granted, willingly) are getting on them, but also those on the ground. Ju...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help me to identify this wrecked aircraft!
Replies: 8
Views: 1979

Re: Help me to identify this wrecked aircraft!

From Wikipedia - On October 12, 2011, a Nationale Regionale Transport EMB-120, registration ZS-PYO (MSN: 120245) performing a charter flight from Libreville to Port Gentil (Gabon), overran runway 21's end and came to a stop with the nose gear intact, both main gear struts bent backwards causing the...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help me to identify this wrecked aircraft!
Replies: 8
Views: 1979

Help me to identify this wrecked aircraft!

Hi,

which aircraft is this please?
Seen at POG airport.


Image


Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 118887

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

it is a fact that the first A380 pax flight was Oct 25, 2007 and two of the early SQ birds apparently won't survive 12 years past that date. Yes, but to be fair: they are part of the early batch....the so-called "terrible teens". Compare that to the B787 program, 2 aircraft never even mad...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 125
Views: 25645

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

For the people that somehow fear this system: if the hinge were to fail miserably and make the wingtip fall off in flight spontaneously (not gonna happen!) .....rest assured the aircraft could still fly safely; albeit it with a fuel burn penalty.

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mystery At Sea! Help needed to identify vessel!
Replies: 11
Views: 974

Re: Mystery At Sea! Help needed to identify vessel!

Any idea, anyone?

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by notaxonrotax
Mon May 28, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mystery At Sea! Help needed to identify vessel!
Replies: 11
Views: 974

Re: Mystery At Sea! Help needed to identify vessel!

No AIS I´m afraid.
I tried that, thanks!

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