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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1776
Views: 351978

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

UA444 wrote:
. The titles look ridiculous and sloppy due to the windows.

I cant believe I'm saying this but I agree with you. They should at least space the letters better to not fall on the windows.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific cracking down on crews taking pax goodies, leftovers
Replies: 54
Views: 9086

Re: Cathay Pacific cracking down on crews taking pax goodies, leftovers

As a former CSA ive taken tons of snacks and drinks from airplanes. Never booze though, thats a big no no.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10696

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

There was actually BWI-SFO tonight operated by an Airbus. I saw it on FR24.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Uganda Airlines make profits?
Replies: 29
Views: 4368

Re: Can Uganda Airlines make profits?

Any company can make a profit of they have a good plan thats executed correctly.

That said I hope Uganda Airlines has some tax money coming it's way when they start longhaul ops. Bigger second tier African cities like EBB are tough markets to crack in many ways.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can the Comac C919 break the airliner duopoly?
Replies: 22
Views: 5840

Re: Can the Comac C919 break the airliner duopoly?

You need a fantastic product, and more importantly product support, to break a duopoly. Airbus did just that to break the Boeing/MDD duopoly in the 70s but, Airbus also had to make some deals and practically give up profitability a few years to penetrate the market with the A300. Once they did that ...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?
Replies: 49
Views: 3570

Re: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?

The older generations did it to us Millennials, now it's the iGens turn to be the poster child of stupidity.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mountain Biking
Replies: 5
Views: 772

Re: Mountain Biking

I live in Kansas City and unfortunately KC leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to mountain biking. I mean, for starters there are no mountains here. Lol. So I have a road bike instead. We have an amazing network of paved walking and biking trails in KC that allow you to completely avoid sharin...

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Indian Bollywood Actress becomes Fighter Pilot
Replies: 1
Views: 910

Re: Indian Bollywood Actress becomes Fighter Pilot

As someone who has wanted to become a pilot his whole life and still does, I gave her mad respect.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mountain Biking
Replies: 5
Views: 772

Mountain Biking

Since moving to Colorado last year, I picked up mountain biking. I love the invigorating feeling after a good work out as well as pushing the envelope on the downhills. I rode my bike today on some trails I normally do my biking workout on for the first time this year and I am exhausted! The combina...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eva Air Butt Wipe Guy: Dead
Replies: 12
Views: 3322

Eva Air Butt Wipe Guy: Dead

https://nypost.com/2019/04/19/creepy-to ... ation/amp/
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The guy who got off by having a BR flight attendant wipe his butt has died while on vacation.

https://nypost.com/2019/04/19/creepy-to ... ation/amp/

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass
Replies: 16
Views: 1772

Re: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass

Ive seen facial recognition used before on international outbounds. I thought it was a CBP thing especially since I was flying UA and they don't do anything like that that im aware of.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plot twist: New Continental Livery
Replies: 3
Views: 940

Plot twist: New Continental Livery

Ok, it's 2010 and UA and CO are merging. They keep the CO name and UA livery and the tulip.

The only twist is, they rotate the tulip 90° clockwise!

That wouldve definitely prevented the tulip v. globe threads! Everybody wins!

:biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor/unofficial: Norwegian Argentina to start EZE-PER-SIN
Replies: 48
Views: 7934

Re: Rumor/unofficial: Norwegian Argentina to start EZE-PER-SIN

spinkid wrote:
Had they not dropped SIN earlier they could have offered round the world LCC service.

And it would be a true RTW flight since it would cross the equator.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?
Replies: 68
Views: 9442

Re: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?

I know there are naysayers that know what they are saying, like an elf with a similar name to mine, If you're going to allude to someone, at least know what their actual stance is on the issue. Such a route, like any other, won't exist until its utility exceeds the opportunity cost. As of now, ther...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United HQ Lease Extension
Replies: 37
Views: 5965

Re: United HQ Lease Extension

I currently work for an airline with a large presence in Denver but it would be my wet dream come true if United moved the Chicago CSC back to Houston.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is the largest aircraft type LAS sees now?
Replies: 13
Views: 2499

Re: What is the largest aircraft type LAS sees now?

Generally speaking I think the A380 was designed to operate on the same runways as the 747. The true limiting factor for the A380 is taxi clearance.

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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?
Replies: 68
Views: 9442

Re: AA Phoenix to Tokyo?

I know there are naysayers that know what they are saying, like an elf with a similar name to mine, but I do believe this route will happen eventually. AA isnt as ambitious as UA so I'd venture out to say JL is more likely for tgis route.

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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1776
Views: 351978

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

The Twitter link is just the currently livery with a dark blue filter over it. If you look closely you can still tell the globe is gold. United isn't stupid, they won't leak their new livery before their big event.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United ERJ 145 status
Replies: 34
Views: 6352

Re: United ERJ 145 status

The numbers are diminishing but still strong. IMO there will always be a market for 50 seat RJs. Small but profitable markets good enough for a 145 but too small for a 175, legacy networks as a whole, good economic growth in the US, and even the pilot job market to an extent display that they have a...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pop Culture Frenzies You Simply Do Not Care About
Replies: 49
Views: 3684

Re: Pop Culture Frenzies You Simply Do Not Care About

Marvel movies (ive only paid to watch like 2 of them, the rest I watched for free on longhaul flights) Cardi B Adam Levine (Maroon 5s older stuff is better) I admit to being a fair weather NBA fan for the Rockets, Spurs, and Thunder I passively boycott movies these days; everything is either superhe...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?
Replies: 55
Views: 8066

Re: UA's presence in Seoul/Incheon?

One of the reasons UA flies SFO-ICN is due to the large US military presence in Seoul.. There's a market there just like Delta has a market there. But? Does Delta have an interline partner there? UA has Asiana.. SFO-ICN is a large market in its own right. Plus even if UA didn't make money on it the...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo and FNJ Thread - 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 4254

Re: Air Koryo and FNJ Thread - 2019

Maybe Russianized version of SSJ? Given that the example route was only FNJ-VVO They could use one of the Tu 204 they already have to fly to VVO. In the high season a capacity boost on PEK could be needed. I hope to see them going for one of those old Domodedovo frame I seriously doubt Air Koryo wo...

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: U.S. Airline F/A Bases
Replies: 24
Views: 4177

Re: U.S. Airline F/A Bases

UA also has London, Buenos Aires, and I think Tokyo as well as Hong Kong.

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by TWA772LR
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many daily flights are there from each NYC airport?
Replies: 6
Views: 858

Re: How many daily flights are there from each NYC airport?

I never wouldve thought UA and WN are so close in LGA.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 11453

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

burnsie28 wrote:
What's interesting is that the billboard titles match those that United denied were images of the leaked new livery...

United denied the livery itself, not the titles. The titles are evident also on the Her Art Here livery templates.

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by TWA772LR
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983
Replies: 19
Views: 3987

Re: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983

IMHO, SA JNB-GIG-IAH might be a cash-cow now because current GIG-IAH demand. But SA Star Alliance pal UA wouldn't like it that much. Slightly OT, UA apparently holds traffic rights on GIG-JNB. Seeing IAH-South Africa is a wet dream of mine; via LFW (tap in to Ethopian and ASKY) or LOS (restart the ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet
Replies: 145
Views: 19464

Re: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet

I've had WN pilots tell me the contrary, they think the MAX is a great plane and even dont understand the grounding. To err is human. I just hope, I won't have the pleasure to fly with one of your buddies. I dont have personal friendships with these guys, just overheard conversations and would talk...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet
Replies: 145
Views: 19464

Re: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet

I've had WN pilots tell me the contrary, they think the MAX is a great plane and even dont understand the grounding.

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Definition of combatant in a war
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Re: Definition of combatant in a war

This is how it works? A country claiming that any rise to a occupying power of a defacto independent nation will be shot and therefore this power can occupy it without any resistance? Let's see what the Taiwanees have to say about this with their military. O think the Taiwanese would be crushed qui...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ford Ranger - 2019 in the United States
Replies: 16
Views: 1955

Re: Ford Ranger - 2019 in the United States

I looked forward to getting a new Ranger ever since they announced its coming to the USA. Then I looked at one and had sticker shock. $40,000 is way too much and I have lost interest in buying one. It's amazing how the same vehicle in Mexico with a 3.0 liter diesel engine costs only $16,000. Im on ...

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by TWA772LR
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which of the US3 has the best hubs?
Replies: 29
Views: 2428

Re: Which of the US3 has the best hubs?

klm617 wrote:
Hands down Delta's Detroit hub is the best in the country.

Wheres the flights to Europe, Africa, and Oceania? Isn't Delta cutting DTW back?

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which of the US3 has the best hubs?
Replies: 29
Views: 2428

Re: Which of the US3 has the best hubs?

1. United
2. Delta
3. American

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why so few international major carriers to Philadelphia?
Replies: 104
Views: 14044

Re: Why so few international major carriers to Philadelphia?

PHL also doesn’t really have the international tourist appeal that some of the other cities you mentioned have. That`s right, but PHL also serves Willmington, DE – the biggist and SAFEST hotspot of global tax evasion and shell companies. This fact won’t generate any mass traffic but it will help to...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking For a New Car
Replies: 9
Views: 1153

Looking For a New Car

Hey everyone! My poor Trixie, a 2003 Honda Accord V6, is on her last leg.I bought her in 2013 from my then-brother's fiance (now my sister in law), who had it passed down from her dad who bought it new. She has 220k+ miles and is a tank, but she's nickel-and-diming me in repairs now as well as the e...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 11453

United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

https://twitter.com/united/status/1116803825065705472
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Title says it all.

United announced it today at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.

And
it
looks

BADASS!!!

May the Force be with you. :wave:

Link:
https://twitter.com/united/status/1116803825065705472

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA denied permission to start EIN-LHR
Replies: 65
Views: 15726

Re: BA denied permission to start EIN-LHR

Could BA find a good niche in Rotterdam?

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1776
Views: 351978

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Special livery, I believe... Doesn’t ANA have a Star Wars livery, or two, already? Still cool to see variation when previously there was very little at United. ANA has three, actually. R2-D2 on a 787, BB-8 on a 777 and C3PO on a 767 (those last two might be reversed, but I am sure about the 787) An...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20386

Re: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

I actually dont usually recline as much as I used to. Only really on long flights do I recline, or if I'm really sleepy.

Whenever I do recline I feel bad for the person behind me, but then I remind myself that that's the nature of air travel these days and that they can recline too.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20386

Re: Major US carrier announces reduction in Recline

Which US major?

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1776
Views: 351978

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I would love to see the Battleship livery again. It’s nice to see the BA Landor livery again, which was similar and of the same era. I would imagine though that a lot of people would *not* want to see the Battleship again though, especially the general public. Saul Bass would be cool. Maybe they co...

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLE prior to UA hub closure
Replies: 32
Views: 3913

Re: CLE prior to UA hub closure

I did GRR-CLE on a Q300, or 200, then CLE-DFW on a 145.

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by TWA772LR
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Black Hole Images Result from International Effort
Replies: 34
Views: 2560

Re: First Black Hole Images Result from International Effort

So the Relativistic Jets are what exactly? Are they ejections from the relatively slow spin at the poles of the Black Holes orbital spin direction? High energy/Less Dense items that can escape easier from the Event horizon? The jets are made up of matter (ions) caught up and accelerated to near the...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest customers unhappy about growing cancellations
Replies: 78
Views: 13019

Re: Southwest customers unhappy about growing cancellations

File this in the already very full file of "carrier that kept systems as bare-bones as possible discovers it's grown to have the size and complexity of a legacy." Just sad people refer to SW as LCC when they are really not, they cost more than many legacies and have the same complications...

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering A321XLR as possible 757 replacement
Replies: 39
Views: 13672

Re: United adds A321XLR

Source?

If true, this is to add pressure to Boeing to launch the 797.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Airlines 2.0
Replies: 32
Views: 5637

Re: Midwest Airlines 2.0

klm617 wrote:
NWADTWE16 wrote:
Very nice, MKE-DTW probably in the cards


LOL if only DTW is on nobody's radar.

It's on Delta's.

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1776
Views: 351978

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

ual777 wrote:
I have seen a livery on another forum that incorporates what you see on the AMS sign on the tail...looked pretty good IMO.

Well... Don't hold out on us! Lol

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by TWA772LR
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Texas ever become a blue state?
Replies: 26
Views: 1918

Re: Will Texas ever become a blue state?

As weird as this sounds, I hope Texas doesn't become blue, nor stay red. In my mind, a purple state provides the best balance for the political spectrum, both in numbers and ideals. I grew up in Texas and love it with all my heart. I welcome new comers and don't mind their political ideals but the d...

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by TWA772LR
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your first...
Replies: 83
Views: 4767

Re: Your first...

...European airport: London-Gatwick (LGW ...N-American airport: Memphis (MEM) ...S-American airport: N/A ...Asian airport: Tokyo-Narita (NRT) ...Australian airport" Sydney (SYD) ...African airport: N/A ...aircraft: A320, 727 or DC9 (I've heard different variations but for sure it was Northwest ...

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: JASDF F-35A fighter jet disappears from radar over Pacific
Replies: 41
Views: 7384

Re: JASDF F-35A fighter jet disappears from radar over Pacific

agill wrote:
cranberrysaus wrote:
Wonder if it was an accident, or a defection...


Defection?

When a agent/soldier/citizen of one country/bloc changes side for another, usually an enemy.

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by TWA772LR
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground Crew Uniform Skirt
Replies: 8
Views: 2082

Re: Ground Crew Uniform Skirt

Ground ops uniform providers have a pretty wide variety of options for employees. I've never seen a ramper wear a skirt before, and I dont think its the best garment for that environment, but it could be an option nonetheless. It could also be her religion calls for her to wear a skirt. I knew a gir...

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