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by wing
Sat Aug 17, 2002 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

RE: Brussels Spotters

Ooops I guess I didn't write the date,17.08.02,which is today,I'll be picked up in 2 hours,just killing time with the laptop now.Maybe next time turbotrent.

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by wing
Sat Aug 17, 2002 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Brussels Spotters

Hi all spotters in Brussels area,as I promised two weeks ago I am coming back to Brussels this time at a better time.As you may remember I promised to post my arrival time so you guys can take some pictures.For those who don't know I will be piloting Pegasus Airlines B737-800 as flt number PGT 253 ...

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by wing
Sun Aug 11, 2002 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Enjoyable Part Of Being A Pilot
Replies: 11
Views: 8554

RE: Most Enjoyable Part Of Being A Pilot

Best part:Definetly getting the paycheck  Smile
Worst Part:Logging 110 hours in the last two months and not being able to spend a dime of it  Sad

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by wing
Fri Aug 02, 2002 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

RE: Brussels Spotters

Hi Guys I have just arrived from flight to my hotel room in İzmir.When I saw the weather there I totally understand and agree with you,it was very unsuaitable for a nice shot but I will be flying there again( as I've been there many times before) because people will be coming here as long as y...

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by wing
Thu Aug 01, 2002 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

RE: Brussels Spotters

Its very nice to see a lot of friends will br watching for us.I've always enjoyed flying into Brussels(especially the crew shop <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> )For those who can not be there I will come again soon (hopefully at a more reasonable hour) and I will inform...

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by wing
Wed Jul 31, 2002 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

RE: Brussels Spotters

I am not sure which one we are flying with tomorrow but can be either TC-APV,or TC-APU,They are both 800 but without winglets. Those were the two aircraft I saw in İzmir yesterday,but planning may change it I dont know. Apuneger deont forget to wave to me if you come close to a point where I c...

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by wing
Wed Jul 31, 2002 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

SN-A330

I sent you my mail check your box please and feel free to ask any questions.I'll try to answer as much as I can

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by wing
Wed Jul 31, 2002 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

RE: Brussels Spotters

Hi, I am not sure the time difference between your local time and zulu time I'll learn it tomorrow in the office but I guess itll be late to notice you.And I am not desperate to have my picture taken just thought it would be nice to know that you have some kind of knowledge about who is in the airc...

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by wing
Wed Jul 31, 2002 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Spotters
Replies: 18
Views: 1820

Brussels Spotters

I noticed a few days ago from your meeting post that there are a lot of spotters in Brussels Airport.I felt very sorry that I missed day but this thursday(01.08.02)I'll be piloting Pegasus 737 as flight number PGT 275 arrival time 07:30 Zulu time.If any of you by chance will be there it makes me ha...

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by wing
Tue Jul 30, 2002 9:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Hornet News Article
Replies: 28
Views: 5781

RE: Super Hornet News Article

Economy is important for airliners,for fighter aircraft power and performance is crucial to overpower the enemy.And also cannons against an attacking fighther is no match.

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by wing
Wed Jul 24, 2002 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database
Replies: 12
Views: 2936

RE: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database

Hi guys I just arrived from my flight Paris Charles De Gaule it was an all night flight.Now I'll answer your questions.Although I personally never flew to LTN but thanks to 26 K engines of B737 800 we are having more flexibilty compared to 400s at airports with short runways.In 737 we two types of ...

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by wing
Tue Jul 23, 2002 3:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Often Are The Pilots Really Flying The Plane
Replies: 72
Views: 21677

RE: How Often Are The Pilots Really Flying The Plane

I think we have enough technology to fly aircraft without pilots either with computer programs or remote controlling from a center.This is done since 1960s as satellites or rockets sent to outer space or to other planets.So I belive Mr Boeing can modify one of the airliners which is still on servic...

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by wing
Tue Jul 23, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database
Replies: 12
Views: 2936

RE: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database

Hi Tony,if you check my member profile I stated there that I am a pilot (first officer)in the company.Plus flight attendants doesnt land the airplane so they can not have thier landing pictures taken.Anyway Pegasus is the largest airline company after Turkish Airlines in Turkey.And constantly growi...

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by wing
Mon Jul 22, 2002 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database
Replies: 12
Views: 2936

RE: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database

Hi Leej,Thanks for your reply and your good comments about Pegasus,It gives us pleasure to hear our passengers are leaving the aircraft happy.I havent seen your post (probabaly I was flying that day) I will be happy about any questions you have about Pegasus and flight operations.For me I am happy ...

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by wing
Mon Jul 22, 2002 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Landing Picture In A.Net Database
Replies: 12
Views: 2936

My Landing Picture In A.Net Database

After waiting for a long time finally I found one of my flight spotted.Since I've been watching A.Net nearly 2 years its the first time that I am actually seeing my landing captured .I want to thank to the photographer here and hope to see more .I also want to learn if any other spotter sites avail...

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by wing
Mon Jul 22, 2002 7:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Often Are The Pilots Really Flying The Plane
Replies: 72
Views: 21677

RE: How Often Are The Pilots Really Flying The Plane

I am flying Boeing 737-400800 series aircraft for nearly two years now and I have never herad anything called "auto takeoff" in the aircraft manuals nor company operating procedures.How often do we really fly the airplane?The answer is starts with pushback from the gate until taxing into the stand ...

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by wing
Thu Jun 13, 2002 11:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Patches For Fs2002 Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 3301

Patches For Fs2002 Wanted

Hi everybody,I want to download different type of aircrafts(both colors and cockpit)to add my FS2002.I know there are sites but I don't have the address.Can any one help me to find please?I especially want to download OnurAir MD-88,and Pegasus B737-800.Thanks in advance.

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by wing
Thu Jun 13, 2002 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Al-qaida Plot To Shoot Down Airliners
Replies: 50
Views: 3784

RE: Possible Al-qaida Plot To Shoot Down Airliners

During the high times of kurdish terror in Turkey,terrorists fired to a Turkish Airlines A310 after take off with AK 47 assoult rifle.The aircraft took more than 15 bullets to its belly but still managed to fly,it was not even noticed by the crew but the technicians on the arrival airport noticed it.

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by wing
Tue May 07, 2002 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures Of Aircraft You Have Flown In.
Replies: 17
Views: 4328

RE: Pictures Of Aircraft You Have Flown In.

This was the latest I flew but not the last, <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/232795/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/232795/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/5/9/7/232795.jpg" ALT="Click he...

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by wing
Tue May 07, 2002 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Makes Me Feel Like A Popstar
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

Makes Me Feel Like A Popstar

Anytime during the flight I need to go to toilet,when I open the cockpit door,I feel like 189 pairs of eyes are looking at me.And also after the flight when passengers are waiting for passport and visa ques and the crew passes through them they keep looking at us like a famous popstar or something ...

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by wing
Thu Apr 25, 2002 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Khalifa Airways Lease
Replies: 8
Views: 1187

RE: Khalifa Airways Lease

Although Khalifa Airlines is a 2 year old company its growing very fast.My company leases 5 B737s(two-800 and 3 -400s)to Khalifa and it was the first planes it had at that time ,now they have A319s,A310s,A340s,A330s,and ATRs.I dont know exact numbers of the fleet but I am sure they have total more ...

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by wing
Sun Apr 21, 2002 11:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Normal Landing Or Not?
Replies: 9
Views: 3101

RE: Normal Landing Or Not?

Keeping the nose up is not a good technique to slow the aircraft.I see some ex airforce pilots doing it on the start of their airline flying.Apart from military aircraft which has faster approach speeds and needs either tail parachutes or aerodynamic braking,airliners are decelerated more quickly a...

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by wing
Wed Apr 17, 2002 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Onur Air's Fleet?
Replies: 15
Views: 2724

RE: Onur Air's Fleet?

Sun Express has Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines behind itself.Pegasus which I fly for at the moment is leasing aircraft to several other operators to earn money during the low tourism season.Onur only flies for Hajj flights for Saudia and all the income comes fromtourist charters.As you all may know...

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by wing
Wed Apr 17, 2002 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AHHHH....No Pilot!
Replies: 33
Views: 2344

RE: AHHHH....No Pilot!

." NG Boeings are now fly-by-wire as well."
No they are not.

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by wing
Wed Apr 17, 2002 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Onur Air's Fleet?
Replies: 15
Views: 2724

RE: Onur Air's Fleet?

Wow its very nice to see how people knows about one of our airlines.My father is pilot in ONURAIR,flies the MD-88.The name ONUR as mentioned means Honour but in this case coming from the grandson of the founder(as far as I know)And the aircrafts are named after the other grandchildren,except one of...

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by wing
Wed Apr 17, 2002 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I GOT Hired!
Replies: 50
Views: 2718

RE: I GOT Hired!

Congradulations my friend,I wish you best of luck in your new life.You'll now see although it looks the hardest times are past because you made to the right seat but actually the truth is its just now starting.You'll be facing very hard working,memorising,exhausting study times.When I started my ai...

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by wing
Tue Apr 16, 2002 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Onur Air's Fleet?
Replies: 15
Views: 2724

RE: Onur Air's Fleet?

They are planning to add 2 A300-600's to their fleet for upcoming tourism season.

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by wing
Sun Apr 14, 2002 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa And DLR Pilot Test
Replies: 7
Views: 17494

RE: Lufthansa And DLR Pilot Test

Hi Max,Unfortunatelly I don't have any written documents to send you but I know that there are some institutes which prepares the candidates for this exam as I heard in Hamburg.I dont know the exact address but I am sure you can have better information from DLR itself about this.I can tell you abou...

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by wing
Sun Apr 14, 2002 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Complacent Incidents In The Cockpit.....
Replies: 40
Views: 5544

RE: Complacent Incidents In The Cockpit.....

First of all I am very glad that you brought this subject because its like a taboo that most pilots dont share the mistakes that they had done,they only talk about their experiences how they land in a strong crooswind or passing a CB.Most people I saw think that if they talk about their mistakes am...

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by wing
Sun Apr 14, 2002 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa And DLR Pilot Test
Replies: 7
Views: 17494

RE: Lufthansa And DLR Pilot Test

I have taken and passed the DLR test two years ago at Lufthansa center in Hamburg as a part of elimination process for an airline interview.If you ask exactly what you want to know I'll try to help as much as I can remember.

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by wing
Mon Apr 08, 2002 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thrust Reverse Vs. Brakes
Replies: 23
Views: 2890

RE: Thrust Reverse Vs. Brakes

The system regulates itself the amount of the reverse you use and the amount of breaking.Which means the more reverse you use the less amount of auto breaking occurs.(As MrBA said above)But in a landing the most effective breaking is the speed brakes deployed over the wings.And the reversers to hel...

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by wing
Tue Apr 02, 2002 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MNG Pax: Can Anyone Confirm TC-MNF In Service?
Replies: 8
Views: 2627

RE: MNG Pax: Can Anyone Confirm TC-MNF In Service?

I knew that last summer MNG Airlines was planning to fly passenger service with A300-600 of Alfa Airlines during the summer period but I never heard that they flew a B737.Two days ago I was in my simulator checks in Turkish Airlines Simulator training center,in İstanbul and saw that MNG Airlin...

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by wing
Thu Feb 21, 2002 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In The Middle Of The Night: Our Cars Were Stolen!
Replies: 24
Views: 560

RE: In The Middle Of The Night: Our Cars Were Stolen!

What a day happening to A.net members!My stereo and cd changer is stolen from my car few hours ago in the middle of the day on a busy street.I can understand how angry you feel.I hope they find it very soon.

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by wing
Thu Feb 21, 2002 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Am Robbed Two Hours Ago!
Replies: 14
Views: 1975

RE: I Am Robbed Two Hours Ago!

I want to thank all of you for sharing my feelings.I really made me feel better to hear from all you friendly people.Police is always the same everywhere I guess.They told me it would't be easy to find such burglars and even if they find them they would spend very little time in jail and bailed aga...

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by wing
Thu Feb 21, 2002 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Am Robbed Two Hours Ago!
Replies: 14
Views: 1975

RE: I Am Robbed Two Hours Ago!

I know these kinds of things always happen.But that doesn't make it "normal" thing and it makes you feel invaded.That makes me feel angry.This is the first time something like this happened to me but even its the 100s time I'll get angry because I work my ass off to buy it and that SOB steals and h...

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by wing
Thu Feb 21, 2002 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Am Robbed Two Hours Ago!
Replies: 14
Views: 1975

I Am Robbed Two Hours Ago!

I parked my car infront of our company headquarters building which is on a very busy street.From 14:00 to 14:30 local time ,I spend 30 minutes inside to change my ID card with new one and new updates came for 737400and 800 manuals volumes 1 and 2.As I came back to my surprise passenger side window ...

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by wing
Sun Feb 17, 2002 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Engines, Which Are The Best?
Replies: 27
Views: 17397

RE: Jet Engines, Which Are The Best?

My favorite engine is the one which doesnt stop during the times that I fly! Smile

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by wing
Thu Feb 14, 2002 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush Wants Hussain Out
Replies: 23
Views: 2057

RE: Bush Wants Hussain Out

Why US is after Saddam Hussain?Because he sits over the second largest oil supplies of the region!

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by wing
Mon Feb 11, 2002 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Pilots Uniforms
Replies: 15
Views: 2917

RE: Funny Pilots Uniforms

I used to go to flight with short in the beginnig of my flight trainig in Florida.Then after PPL I went to Embry Riddle, it was not allowed because of insurence regulations.

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by wing
Mon Feb 11, 2002 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What A Landing!
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

RE: What A Landing!

"As for the arguement that he is a great pilot because he safely landed in that crosswind: you are correct, but should he have attempted the landing?" Before landing -or even making the approach-to destination airport pilots make some decisions way before starting to descent.On the way and before d...

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by wing
Fri Feb 08, 2002 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jumpseat Still Possible On Af
Replies: 19
Views: 2158

RE: Jumpseat Still Possible On Af

My company requires a released line pilot to be in the cockpit as a safety pilot when a new FO on line training is flying with a instructor pilot.(Just in case if the instructor incapacitated)What we do is I switch places with the trainee pilot after take off until landing so he/she can practice li...

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by wing
Thu Feb 07, 2002 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747SP Cockpit Damage
Replies: 9
Views: 1774

RE: B747SP Cockpit Damage

Its not an unusual thing that the catering cars,tow trucks,stair and baggage lifters,etc.(or even a bird) hits and causes damage to aircraft fuselage.Thats why pilots perform a walkaround inspection before flights.The damaged parts are removed or in some rare cases if the damage is not big enough t...

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by wing
Wed Feb 06, 2002 2:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Frankfurt And Stuttgart Spotters
Replies: 0
Views: 2485

Frankfurt And Stuttgart Spotters

To all spotter friends at Frankfurt and Stuttgart,I will be driving one of these <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=215074" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for large version<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/7/0/215074.jpg" ALT="Click here for full si...

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by wing
Mon Feb 04, 2002 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 737 Flight
Replies: 31
Views: 2970

RE: Longest 737 Flight

It may not be the longest but we fly from Antalya(Turkey) to Trondheim.Umea,Lulea(Norway)and Dublin.They are all crosses all over Europe one and to another.

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by wing
Fri Feb 01, 2002 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Thing With This Picture
Replies: 14
Views: 1975

RE: Some Thing With This Picture

Every once in a while(especially when one of our aircraft is wet leased to another operator)the aircraft get pesticized.They leave the doors closed for a night to make sure than the aircraft needs to be aired with all the avilable openings.This done to make sure that no infections,bugs or flies are...

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by wing
Thu Jan 31, 2002 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Operation To Iraq:How Close It Is?
Replies: 25
Views: 2089

RE: Operation To Iraq:How Close It Is?

"Nuke Baghdad and Mosal!"It is easy to say this from 10000 miles away.Don't forget friendlies are living next door.You don't wanna kill us do you?

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by wing
Thu Jan 31, 2002 4:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Newcastle,Glasgow,Edinburgh
Replies: 6
Views: 978

RE: Newcastle,Glasgow,Edinburgh

I flew to New Castle several times last summer.The intersting thing when I ve been there for the first time we were cleared to taxi and park at the gate 8 short.Its realatively easy airport to taxi but I couldt find anything written "short"on the airport chart.The captain was there for the first ti...

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by wing
Wed Jan 30, 2002 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Operation To Iraq:How Close It Is?
Replies: 25
Views: 2089

Operation To Iraq:How Close It Is?

As the topic says itself its "feared" in Turkey that a new military campain against Iraq is soon.It is feared because Turkish economy is hard hit with the biggest economic crisis of its history and a new fight with the bordering Iraq might effect the Turkish tourism-biggest income of the economy-.W...

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by wing
Wed Jan 30, 2002 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Am A Tortured Soul
Replies: 25
Views: 1859

RE: I Am A Tortured Soul

Once I was told "Don't feel sorry after the bus just leaves before you or the girl leaves you,because always there will be a new one coming sooner or later"And you know what; thats TRUE.Been there,done that.There will be a new shiny, beautiful one coming and makes you forget about everything thats ...

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by wing
Fri Jan 25, 2002 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots & FA's
Replies: 9
Views: 1606

RE: Pilots & FA's

I am a First Officer in a charter airline in Europe.I am flying B737400/800.Feel free to ask me any questions I'll be happy to help.
e-mail:[email protected]

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