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by wing
Fri Jan 25, 2002 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots- What College Did You Attend?
Replies: 4
Views: 2099

RE: Airline Pilots- What College Did You Attend?

As I was already a college grad before I did my flight training,I attended ERAU CATER program at Daytona in 1998.

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by wing
Wed Jan 23, 2002 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Very Sad Death
Replies: 30
Views: 1826

RE: A Very Sad Death

May he rest in peace and my condolences to you and your family.

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by wing
Sun Jan 20, 2002 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unfortunate Advertising Gaffes
Replies: 22
Views: 1356

RE: Unfortunate Advertising Gaffes

French car manufactuarar Citröen bruoght up a new model called "Saxo"to Turkish market and could't make too much profit,because when it translated it meant "oral sex" in vulgar in Turkey.

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by wing
Sun Jan 20, 2002 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Photo
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

RE: Interesting Photo

No actually this is how US Air Force feeds their planes. Smile

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by wing
Sat Jan 12, 2002 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN Pilot And His Dog!
Replies: 46
Views: 7060

RE: SN Pilot And His Dog!

Yes I 've heard this dog in the cockpit thing but I was not expecting it for at least 20 more years.As all you know about the future airliners there will be a pilot and a dog as flight crew.The dogs duty is to bite the pilot when ever he touches the controls and the pilots duty is to feed the dog&n...

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by wing
Fri Jan 11, 2002 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Videos? Of The Pilot's View? In Ife?
Replies: 13
Views: 2217

RE: Videos? Of The Pilot's View? In Ife?

I have once witnessed when I was flying as a passenger onboard one of the 757s of the Condor that a forward view camera was mounted somewhere on the fuselage that allows the passengers can see front view during take off and landing.But I don't think that any airline would broadcast the cockpit back...

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by wing
Fri Jan 04, 2002 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Look-alikes
Replies: 38
Views: 2195

RE: Look-alikes

It might cost lower to develop TU144 at first but if you compare the Concorde and TU144 now,Concorde flies and brings commercial revenue for all those years and TU 144 finished up in pieces.So divide what ever los cost TU 144 to only one flight and whatever higher cost of concorde to thousands of f...

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by wing
Wed Nov 21, 2001 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Witch Jet Sounds The Best At Take Off?
Replies: 40
Views: 3992

RE: Witch Jet Sounds The Best At Take Off?

As I live next to the airport, the best sound of a jet engine is when it is shut off!But if you guys like noisy engines try Russian aircraft.The car alarms go off and windows shaking when a Ilyushin or a Tupelov takes of at night.

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by wing
Wed Nov 21, 2001 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Humor
Replies: 20
Views: 1974

RE: Aviation Humor

In a very busy time around JFK airport,controller was handling multiple trafics,told a B737:FLT XXX turn left heading 310,reduce speed 250 kts for spacing.Few moments later as the 737 didnt slow down yet,controller asked again to slow down 230 now.Still there was no slowing with the 737.Exhausted c...

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by wing
Wed Nov 21, 2001 2:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Happens To A Pilot.....
Replies: 9
Views: 3760

RE: What Happens To A Pilot.....

Aviation means money, a lot of money.Airlines try to avoid high expenses as much as they can.Here at your example think about it if they fire all the pilots they have to train all new pilots for the new aircraft,addition to that wouldnt it be ridiculous to loose all of your experienced and long tim...

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by wing
Wed Nov 21, 2001 2:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Pilots Solo?
Replies: 13
Views: 1881

RE: Airline Pilots Solo?

To fly as a captain doesn't count as solo flight since the aircraft is certified to fly with two pilots on board.Whoever said that probably meant about the private time of himself.By the way the times when one of the pilots out of the cockpit (for peeing for example) doesnt count solo time also&nbs...

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by wing
Wed Nov 14, 2001 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will You Ever Fly AA Again?
Replies: 26
Views: 3294

RE: Will You Ever Fly AA Again?

There's no doubt about safety of airline travel and it gets safer every day I can assure you this since the level of pilot training,the technology that the airplane manufacturars use getting better everyday.As some of you among us are,the professionals in this industry are really dedicated people f...

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Tue Nov 13, 2001 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will You Ever Fly AA Again?
Replies: 26
Views: 3294

Will You Ever Fly AA Again?

I want to express my condolances to all victims of this accident and their familes first.I know there are a lot of frequent flyers among us in this forum and also alot of aviation lovers.So my question is this.Will this effect your choice of airline for the next travel(For example instead of taking...

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by wing
Mon Nov 12, 2001 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing VS Airbus Jokes
Replies: 26
Views: 18618

RE: Boeing VS Airbus Jokes

ATC:Confirm aircraft type A320?
Pilot:Negative sir aircraft type is A 340...
ATC:Then would you mind swithching the other two engines on and give me a 500 fpm rate of climb?

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by wing
Tue Sep 25, 2001 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Union Ask Congress To Allow Guns In Cockpit
Replies: 31
Views: 2992

RE: Pilots Union Ask Congress To Allow Guns In Cockpit

Its a little bit strange to spend millions of dollars for metal detectors,safety measures etc.not to let a gun inside the airplane and you put one with your own hands inside the plane.Maybe the new safety demos will be like this, "...Your life west is under your seat and for those who intend to hij...

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by wing
Tue Sep 25, 2001 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Muslim People On Aircraft
Replies: 12
Views: 2313

RE: Muslim People On Aircraft

Muslims has to pray 5 times a day as a daily routine.But there are exeptions for this.If you can not do your praying duty and you have an excuse you can do it later when your excuse is finishes.(For example if you are ill,you do it when you get well)Normally it is stated that if a Muslim is on the ...

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by wing
Tue Sep 18, 2001 1:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Slats On 737!?
Replies: 9
Views: 2790

RE: Slats On 737!?

Hello, both Sabenapilot and avionic explained very well about the system I'll not repeat the same things again.I understood Sudden has some concerns about the pilots should attempt take off without proper TO configuration which can lead to an accident(which actually did in the past)Human error can ...

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by wing
Mon Sep 17, 2001 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Terrible Picture....
Replies: 14
Views: 2425

RE: Terrible Picture....

I just can imagine what the people looking out from window at WTC thought at that moment this is absolutely horrible beyond imagination may all be rest in peace.

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by wing
Mon Sep 17, 2001 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yes, I'm MD-90.
Replies: 71
Views: 74225

RE: Yes, I'm MD-90.

Hi MD90,somepeople in this forum were so sure that you were Usama Bin Laden sitting in acave at Afganistan explaining his terror acts "exclusively for airliners.net forumers" I think they'll be upset that you are a high school senior and also there's another thing they should be upset which is "usi...

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by wing
Mon Sep 17, 2001 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flt Attendent Exodus!
Replies: 16
Views: 2088

RE: Flt Attendent Exodus!

Dear skyhawk,I totally agree on your concern about safety and sure thing is, it will never be the same again,security will be tightened and each and everyone of us in the aircraft must be more careful even this sometimes leads to unwanted but upsetting things.I would always decide in favor of not a...

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by wing
Mon Sep 17, 2001 4:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Haim Revivo
Replies: 3
Views: 1008

RE: Haim Revivo

Is this a new type of fighter aircraft that IAF working to built?This post doesn't belong to this forum my friend try non aviation forum. But because I am one of his fans as well as a huge fan of Fenerbahçe I'll reply this. Haim Revivo is a star football player from Israel.He plays in FENERBAHCE SK...

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Mon Sep 17, 2001 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flt Attendent Exodus!
Replies: 16
Views: 2088

Skyhawk

" I don't mean to sound like I am "coming down" on each and every person from the Middle East, I'm not but facts are facts. The people that did this act are from that part of the world. " Oh yes and also we shouln't let the people from Oklohama in our buildings because the Federal building bomber w...

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by wing
Wed Sep 12, 2001 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amatur Video Of UA 767 On CNN
Replies: 26
Views: 6310

RE: Amatur Video Of UA 767 On CNN

When I saw those people in the street passing out candy, shooting in the streets and cheering I wanted a squaderon of F-18s to level those punks See how they like their kids and women dying!!!!! VirginA340,if you sometimes read the newspapers or just watch CNN,you'd see those people see their women ...

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by wing
Wed Sep 12, 2001 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stop The Anti-Arab Attacks Now!
Replies: 103
Views: 4369

RE: Stop The Anti-Arab Attacks Now!

I want to invite eveybody to think twice before talking.On such a time like this it is very normal to be angry,shocked against this sick terrorist action.But this is not the very first terror action on earths surface.In a lot of parts of the world sick brains keep attacking innocent people.This att...

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by wing
Wed Sep 12, 2001 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airplane Crashed Into The World Trade Center.
Replies: 421
Views: 150034

RE: Airplane Crashed Into The World Trade Center.

Whatever reason it stands for all kinds of terrorism,in every part of the world, including this horrible, very sad terrorist acts must be condemned.My sympathies and condolances for those who lost their lifes,their families.And wish well for those injured.

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by wing
Thu Aug 02, 2001 7:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Swissair Go Arounds @ Jfk
Replies: 4
Views: 1757

RE: Swissair Go Arounds @ Jfk

A go around can be initiaded with a lot of reasons.It doesn't mean you are unfamiliar with the airport.Airline pilots fly to a lot of airports which they fly for the first time ever, can you imagine the cost and the caos if every first timer pilot makes a go around?Pilots uses the procedures and th...

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by wing
Thu Aug 02, 2001 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 New Generation!
Replies: 5
Views: 2053

RE: Boeing 737 New Generation!

Before making a new airplane, Aircraft manufacturars makes a research about the demands of the airlines and the market then they develop new machines.When Boeing put the B737400 series to the market it was quitest,most economical and environment friendly aircraft compared to the other rivals fuel d...

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by wing
Thu Aug 02, 2001 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Jokes!
Replies: 12
Views: 2814

RE: Aviation Jokes!

If you're interested in a simulation of a flight environment, you would be much better off by buying yourself a surplus flight helmet (preferably one that doesn't fit perfectly), a sun lamp (to get your head nice and toasty), and a pair of Nomex/leather flight gloves (soak 'em with sweat/oil/hydrau...

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Tue Jul 24, 2001 4:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-16 Or Entire Usaf Fleet Crash Rate
Replies: 18
Views: 7420

RE: F-16 Or Entire Usaf Fleet Crash Rate

By the way the arresting hooks are not only used to land on aircraft carriers.Most of the military fighters has the hooks since their landing speeds are fast.Some use parachutes after landing to slow down because you can't use brakes at those high speeds.And the hook is the last alternative instead...

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Tue Jul 24, 2001 4:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-16 Or Entire Usaf Fleet Crash Rate
Replies: 18
Views: 7420

RE: F-16 Or Entire Usaf Fleet Crash Rate

The F-16 crashed recently in Turkey was indeed an American F16 belonged to Incirlik AFB and was coming from a mission to enforce north Iraq free from Iraqi military. The USAF might seem to have high ratio of losses but the total number of the F16 s flying in the Usaf more than any other nations air...

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by wing
Sun Jun 24, 2001 10:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Speed Reduction
Replies: 4
Views: 1786

RE: Speed Reduction

Press level change,speed window opens on MCP panel,turn the knob to make it what ever speed you want instead of 250.You can help it with speed brake if you want it quicker.

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by wing
Fri Jun 22, 2001 10:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rejected Take-off... What To Do?
Replies: 7
Views: 8107

RE: Rejected Take-off... What To Do?

We have two speed regimes during take off roll.Low speed-80 kts or less,high speed regime 80 kts-to V1.And as most of you know V1 means GO!.Inside the low speed regime an RTO(rejected take off)can be done if one of the following happens: -Engine fire or failure -Aircraft unsafe/unable to fly -Take ...

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Fri Jun 22, 2001 9:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rejected Take-off... What To Do?
Replies: 7
Views: 8107

RE: Rejected Take-off... What To Do?

We have two speed regimes during take off roll.Low speed-80 kts or less,high speed regime 80 kts-to V1.And as most of you know V1 means GO!.Inside the low speed regime an RTO(rejected take off)can be done if one of the following happens: -Engine fire or failure -Aircraft unsafe/unable to fly -Take ...

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by wing
Fri Jun 22, 2001 8:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-104?The
Replies: 9
Views: 3271

RE: F-104?The

Hey Swatch,its very nice to hear from F104 pilots.My father was a F104G pilot in Turkish Airforce and I grew up with listening stories about it.I still talk about them with one of my fellow first officers who was F104 pilot in the airforce. The F104 is a very special and "handsome"airplane I think....

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Fri Jun 22, 2001 6:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-104?The
Replies: 9
Views: 3271

RE: F-104?The

In Turkey we have an old saying which (roughly translates) "the better the rider ,the faster the horse runs".A well trained and experienced pilot is the one who makes the difference not the machine.(An F16 against the F104 in a dog fight is no match but in todays hightech and capable new era of fig...

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Fri Jun 22, 2001 6:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F104 How Effective A Combat Aircraft Was It!
Replies: 24
Views: 18986

RE: F104 How Effective A Combat Aircraft Was It!

I agree with Steman here.My father was a F-104G pilot in Turkish Airforce.Allthough TAF employed F104 as a bomber and interceptor the main role for this aircraft was to carry a nuclear bomb against the enemy during the cold war years.I've heard there were nuclear bomb loaded F104's in QRA bunkers i...

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Mon May 28, 2001 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Capt Van Zanten Kill 583 With His KLM 747?
Replies: 59
Views: 52165

RE: Why Did Capt Van Zanten Kill 583 With His KLM 747?

It gets blocked.The sound of both parties who are speaking turns ununderstandable.Ends up with the controller gets pissed.

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by wing
Sun May 20, 2001 10:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus Autothrottles
Replies: 25
Views: 15554

RE: Airbus Autothrottles

I've read whole thread was a quite interesting topic.I have to congradulate the topic starter which I can't see more topics turning into nice informative threads.I have two things to say.The first one to Sxmarbury33;<i>I was thinking about this today in a boring Algebra class Why does the 320/330/3...

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Fri May 18, 2001 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tragedy Week For Turkish Aviation
Replies: 1
Views: 3002

Tragedy Week For Turkish Aviation

It has been a tragedy week for Turkish aviation.Two CASA CN235 military transport aircrafts crashed in the last 3 days killing 37 soldiers.The first accident happened on wednesday a CN235 carrying 28 members of the elite special forces team and 6 crew members has crashed during flight from Diyarbak...

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by wing
Fri May 18, 2001 6:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-104 In Your Backyard!
Replies: 8
Views: 2727

RE: F-104 In Your Backyard!

If the type of aircraft still in service they remove every usable part to use as spare and leave only the fuselage for display purposes.In Turkey they have retired the F104 fighters 7-8 years ago and replaced them with F-16.But the airforce had a lot of F104 s in their inventory.So after using some...

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by wing
Fri May 18, 2001 1:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: T-38 Or F5?
Replies: 20
Views: 43651

Re:Fightingfalcon

Hi Fightingfalcon,I am afraid you're misinformed about T38s in Turkey,because actually Turkey uses T38 at 2nd AFB izmir,Cigli.This is the main jet training base where the AirForce pilots are trined.Turkey also uses F5 A/B/E/N models for advanced fighter pilot training.

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Thu May 17, 2001 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Doesn't Allow Deck Visit
Replies: 18
Views: 1370

Udo

Hi Udo,I read your post but I think you are a little "emotionally overreacting". I totally respect all you real aviation lovers like seeing the front office and also seeing this as a good opportunity to learn about planes and stuff from the first hand but you have to look from the pilots perspectiv...

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Thu May 17, 2001 7:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Transport Crashes,killing 34 Soldiers
Replies: 1
Views: 2419

RE: Military Transport Crashes,killing 34 Soldiers

I found a spelling mistake on my post and here is the correction:".....also the aircraft was bound to Ankara from Diyarbakir but trying to land Malatya AFB brings to mind that a technical mulfunction may also be a factor....."
Sorry about the mistake.

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Thu May 17, 2001 7:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Transport Crashes,killing 34 Soldiers
Replies: 1
Views: 2419

Military Transport Crashes,killing 34 Soldiers

A, CN235 CASA Transport aircraft of Turkish Airforce crashed near city of Malatya yesterday killing 28 members of elite special forces soldiers and 6 flight crew members.A military officer said the cause of the accident is not yet known and will be cleared when the"black box" is examined but they w...

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by wing
Thu May 17, 2001 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Did The Usaf Do To This 737?
Replies: 10
Views: 3130

RE: What Did The Usaf Do To This 737?

That plane sure looks interesting.I am seeing this for the first time and have no information about what it is,but when remembering F22 fighter plane's nose shape was tested on a B757,it comes to my mind that it can be another test bed for some new airplane or equpment.Thats just an opinion though ...

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Tue May 15, 2001 6:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Holiday Charters To Turkey
Replies: 9
Views: 2337

RE: Holiday Charters To Turkey

Yes I saw Newcastle on flight scheduling also.Its also written as one of our destinations at inflight magazine.But as I said I havent flown that route before sure I will sometime.I am flying to IST-MUC-FRA-IST on thursday 17th. About the Stuttgart ILS 07 approach,yes I flew there on 4th of May and ...

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Sun May 13, 2001 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Flying Job? CFI
Replies: 2
Views: 1339

RE: First Flying Job? CFI

Hi Sevenair,First good luck on your aviation career.Your topic took my interest because I once was a student at Phonix East,FL.What I can advice you is be very careful about choosing a flight school and DO NOT BELIEVE everything that is said on brochures.365 days sunny Florida(thunderstorms every a...

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Sun May 13, 2001 9:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Favourite Military Helicopter
Replies: 25
Views: 2330

RE: Favourite Military Helicopter

Attack: AH-1W Cobra
King Cobra
Utility: UH-60 Blackhawk
CH-53E

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Sun May 13, 2001 8:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-15E Vs. F-16.
Replies: 7
Views: 7530

RE: F-15E Vs. F-16.

F-16 is a multirole fighter which does both A/A and A/G roles very succesfully.F-15E is also a very superior aircraft specialised on A/G role.But its very expensive compared to F-16.I don't know the exact price figures but instead of a squadron of F15E's you can "nearly"built two squadrons of F-16....

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Sat May 12, 2001 1:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Holiday Charters To Turkey
Replies: 9
Views: 2337

RE: Holiday Charters To Turkey

No I haven't yet.I have been working for this company for 2 months only.During this time I flown mostly to German destinations and some North airports like Arlanda Stockholm.I really am not sure if we are flying to Newcastle this year.Since this is a charter company new routes can be added or some ...

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