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by Beefmoney
Sun Oct 12, 2003 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gotta Luv Those Fundie Baptist Churches!
Replies: 54
Views: 1862

RE: Gotta Luv Those Fundie Baptist Churches!

<i>We are all sinners in need of a Savior. Speak for yourself. Some of us are doing just fine without one. Now go try scaring someone else. </i> Look, Im not trying to scare anyone. Im just repeating what Jesus said many, many, many, times during his ministry on Earth. And this was his main teaching...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Oct 11, 2003 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gotta Luv Those Fundie Baptist Churches!
Replies: 54
Views: 1862

RE: Gotta Luv Those Fundie Baptist Churches!

I knew I smelled flamewar when I entered the forums today. Real quick, the Bible talks about a few times when "Man laid with Man, and did unnatural acts, and it was an abomination to the Lord", or somthing to that effect. Its quite clear that God is not a fan of homosexuality, that much is obvious. ...

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by Beefmoney
Tue Sep 23, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 757 High Profile
Replies: 11
Views: 4130

RE: Boeing 757 High Profile

Maybe Ill take you for a ride in my cessna, and we will do some softfield takeoffs, and I will wack the tail on the ground a few times. Honestly, its nothing to worry about. The only "emergency" that comes from a tailstrike is the painters need to buy more paint for the tail. Thats all. And your fea...

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by Beefmoney
Mon Sep 22, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Overcoming Tailstrike Fear
Replies: 36
Views: 7065

RE: Overcoming Tailstrike Fear

Tailstrikes are nothing to have a fear about. You should see the tail tie downs on my flight schools Cessna 152s. The (previously) round tie downs are all scraped up and oval shaped now due to repeated tail strikes from students doing soft field takeoffs. Tail strikes happen, its part of being human...

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by Beefmoney
Thu Sep 18, 2003 8:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?
Replies: 25
Views: 6995

RE: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?

Hey KaiTak, Ive never been able to catch the British depart since, as you mentioned, it is so late in the evening. When I do catch it, Im on top of the parking garage which, although gives you a great overview, doesnt give you the sense of power you mention. That spot just north of 26, the dirt road...

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by Beefmoney
Mon Sep 01, 2003 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer/Joystick Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1460

Computer/Joystick Problem

I have a Saitek X45 (both joystick and throttle), and I have a problem with it that I dearly need a solution to. On the throttle there is a "mode" switch that has 3 notches. I dont know what this does, nor do I care as I never need to use it. But, the problem stems from this switch. On some of my ga...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation
Replies: 44
Views: 7981

RE: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation

Capt078: I dont think I would call it "tactless". I really appreciated the visuals, personally. It gave me a little bit more for me to draw on when trying to visualize the situation, and who was doing/saying what. If it would have had music and/or gory graphics just for entertainment, then maybe I w...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?
Replies: 14
Views: 9033

RE: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?

Ah, nice job B2707SST.  Big thumbs up

And I need to start reading whether someone has specified MPH or KTS.  Smile

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?
Replies: 14
Views: 9033

RE: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?

Concordeboy:

After a quick search on Google for "Concorde Rotation Speeds". I found a few articles and info sites that showed the Concorde rotation speed to be about 180-190 kts.

Not quite 250kts, but still a pretty good clip.

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?
Replies: 14
Views: 9033

RE: At What Speed Do Commercial Airliners Take Off At?

It really doesnt say what rotation speed is, [email protected]. Emirates, 737s, 757,s etc... usually rotate anywhere from 130-160 kts, depending on many conditions. I cant get into too much detail, because of all the variables that are taken into account, but that should give you a general idea. Concorde...I ...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation
Replies: 44
Views: 7981

RE: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation

Thanks, Planemannyc.

When I first found this, the first thing I thought was "People need to see this". I dont know why, but I really felt like I needed to give as many people a chance to see this as possible. And, judging from the views on this thread, I think thats been done.

Never Forget.

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation
Replies: 44
Views: 7981

RE: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation

Man, I cant believe how much this audio and animation gives me the chills. I mean really, my whole body just gets chills when I hear ATC start to get anxious. "UNITED NINETY-THREE...UNITED NINER THREE <acronym title="Air Vallee (Italy)">DO</acronym> YOU HEAR CLEVELAND?" He just keeps trying and tryi...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 30, 2003 7:27 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Ad Interchange With Modified Airliner Photos
Replies: 4
Views: 377

RE: Ad Interchange With Modified Airliner Photos

That first class ad is right in the middle of my screen on the main page. It is so obstructing, that its the only thing I can see, basically. Its REALLY making the front page look bad by having a GIGANTIC tower ad in the middle.

Is it supposed to be that way? Or is my computer showing it wrong?

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by Beefmoney
Fri Aug 29, 2003 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation
Replies: 44
Views: 7981

RE: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation

UPSFueler:

When I heard ATC ask the other aircraft if they heard screaming, I wondered if they had edited it out because Ive never heard it. May I ask where you heard the full version?

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by Beefmoney
Fri Aug 29, 2003 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation
Replies: 44
Views: 7981

"Flight 93: Newark To Nowhere" Animation

I was just browsing around, when I stumbled upon this animation, showing the events and actions of ATC, flight 93, and the surrounding aircraft, on September 11th. Whoever put this little animation/movie together seems to have put alot of time into this. I find it very interesting to watch. And befo...

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by Beefmoney
Sun Aug 24, 2003 5:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Were The DC-10 Wings Slightly Slanted Down...?
Replies: 20
Views: 7334

RE: Why Were The DC-10 Wings Slightly Slanted Down...?

OK, once and for all, the DC-10 DOES NOT have "down sloped" wings. They just appear to droop when on the ground because of the weight of the wings, fuel, engines, etc...

I dont know why the drooping is more pronounced on the DC-10, but it most certainly is not anhedral that you are seeing.

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by Beefmoney
Sat Aug 23, 2003 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fun Video (never Be Afraid To Go AROUND!)
Replies: 11
Views: 4336

RE: Fun Video (never Be Afraid To Go AROUND!)

Now THATS a movie.

Seriously, I was just about to scream GO AROUND at my monitor as he floated past 5/6ths of the runway.

I only wish Mr CameraMan would have shown where they ended up.

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by Beefmoney
Thu Aug 21, 2003 10:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?
Replies: 25
Views: 6995

RE: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?

In my experience with 757s, <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> engines do seem to have a more pronounced "Buzz-saw" noise. When Im spotting here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>, and an <acronym title="Americ...

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by Beefmoney
Thu Aug 14, 2003 11:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6749

RE: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?

Well, they have their fair share of problems. But, Westwinds 152s are definatly some of the best equipped 152s Ive ever seen. But, on the other hand, that equipment rarely works  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I cant remember how many times Ive been up putting around an...

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by Beefmoney
Thu Aug 14, 2003 6:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6749

RE: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?

Nope, I was solo. Its not like I was in class B <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> airspace or anything. I was just in the pattern doing touch and gos. But, after I did 3 or so, I was climbing out and ATC gave me a traffic call out. I replie...

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by Beefmoney
Thu Aug 14, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6749

RE: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?

Ill be turning 17 in February, so I should be getting my private around then. I go over to Scottsdale every once in a while, but the corporate traffic makes it hard to get any pure vanilla touch-and-gos in. Ive had to do a 360 to accomidate a learjet or gulfstream 75% of every traffic pattern Ive do...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Aug 13, 2003 2:50 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6749

RE: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?

Ah, yeah!!! Thats awesome! Ive been flying out of Westwind for a good 2 years now. Got my students license earlier this year, and working towards my private right now. And wouldnt you know it, Ive flown N6339B about 4 times! "Deer Valley ground, Cessna 6339B is at the Av-fuel sign, taxi to runway 7,...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Aug 13, 2003 1:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6749

RE: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?

CX747, yes actually. Im a student at Westwind School of Aeronautics.

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by Beefmoney
Sun Aug 10, 2003 12:11 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: I Hate The 747 Pic At The Top Of The Page!
Replies: 40
Views: 3837

RE: I Hate The 747 Pic At The Top Of The Page!

I dont feel that the current airplane up there <i>needs</i> to be changed, But I would like to see it revamped a bit. I really think it would be a good idea for Airliners.net to have a "makeover", if you will. The front page has become quite cluttered with all the new improvements, and I think the w...

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by Beefmoney
Sun Aug 10, 2003 8:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?
Replies: 23
Views: 6749

RE: Why Would F-18s Land At Scottsdale, AZ?

I do find it strange they would go to <acronym title="Sundsvall / Harnosand - Midlanda (SDL / ESNN), Sweden">SDL</acronym>. At KDVT, where I fly out of, they have a big poster on the wall showing Scottsdales noise abatement procedure. If they are worried about Cessnas making too much noise, F-18s mu...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Jul 23, 2003 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disposable E-mail Address
Replies: 1
Views: 1410

Disposable E-mail Address

I recently found a website that allows you to have an E-mail address for an alotted period of time. You give the site your actual Email address, and it gives you back the address for your 'disposable' e-mail. When someone e-mails somthing to your 'disposable' address, it is forwarded to your real ad...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Jul 23, 2003 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of The New Tame Livery?
Replies: 20
Views: 7744

RE: What Do You Think Of The New Tame Livery?

So, is that the actual nose cone color?

Or has it not been painted yet?

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by Beefmoney
Fri Jul 11, 2003 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Sure Does Hate Phoenix
Replies: 16
Views: 1438

RE: Philadelphia Sure Does Hate Phoenix

By the way, that article was posted on the infamous Fark.com.

The biggest argument I have ever seen

Here: http://forums.fark.com/cgi/fark/comments.pl?IDLink=583987

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by Beefmoney
Tue Jul 08, 2003 8:23 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Major Design Changes On Frontpage
Replies: 33
Views: 7128

RE: Major Design Changes On Frontpage

Cdfmxtech:

How does it take 5 more clicks?

It takes ONE more click to get the photos you want.

Oh no, one more click, Im having a heart attack.

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by Beefmoney
Sun Jul 06, 2003 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Homestarrunner.com Do You Like It?
Replies: 7
Views: 2227

RE: Homestarrunner.com Do You Like It?

No doubt....Homestarrunner.com is one of the top 5 websites in existance. Trogdor was a man I mean, he was a dragon man or, maybe he was just a dragon ...... But he was still TROGDOR!!!! TROGDOR!!!! Burninating the countryside Burninating the peasants Burninating all the people In their thatch roofe...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Jul 05, 2003 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 170 At DVT
Replies: 7
Views: 2912

RE: Embraer 170 At DVT

So, is <acronym title="Phoenix - Deer Valley (Municipal) (DVT), USA - Arizona">DVT</acronym> Honeywells only installation facility? I know they have quite a few buildings around town (as <acronym title="Virgin Blue Airways (Australia)">DJ</acronym> mentioned), but is <acronym title="Phoenix - Deer V...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Jul 05, 2003 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer 170 At DVT
Replies: 7
Views: 2912

Embraer 170 At DVT

This morning I decided to go get some breakfast at <acronym title="Phoenix - Deer Valley (Municipal) (DVT), USA - Arizona">DVT</acronym> (Phoenix Deer Valley) as my own little 4th of July celebration.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> As I was driving down Deer Valley roa...

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by Beefmoney
Sat Jun 28, 2003 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joke Almost Causes Helo To Be Shot Down
Replies: 4
Views: 3460

RE: Joke Almost Causes Helo To Be Shot Down

I bow to BigPhil. King of the one liner retort.

Now that we've all had a good laugh, anyone have any actual comments about what this ATC'er did? What kind of consequences do you think he'll be faced with?

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by Beefmoney
Sat Jun 28, 2003 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joke Almost Causes Helo To Be Shot Down
Replies: 4
Views: 3460

Joke Almost Causes Helo To Be Shot Down

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,6666556^1702,00.html

Real bright thinking on the part of the ATC'er. Not.

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by Beefmoney
Sat Jun 28, 2003 12:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does Not Look Like 190 Mph To Me
Replies: 72
Views: 11482

RE: Does Not Look Like 190 Mph To Me

Optical illusions can be tricky indeed.

Watching a 747-400 come in on approach is always a little adventure for the mind. Looks like its going 30 mph, but in reality its traveling about 150 mph.

Crazy.

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by Beefmoney
Thu Jun 26, 2003 4:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty
Replies: 118
Views: 3728

RE: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty

No they dont. I've been going out with one of them.

Thanks for your insight though.

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by Beefmoney
Thu Jun 26, 2003 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty
Replies: 118
Views: 3728

RE: How Old Where U When Lost Your Virginty

Im 16, still a virgin. Its no big deal. Im not about to go find a girl and do it just so I can say I have. I dont know why guys get so worked up when they havent had sex by their 15th birthday. Thats why I'm such a 'ladies man' around school. Im not acting like their friend just to get into their pa...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Jun 25, 2003 3:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Are The Blue Angels Really A Good Idea?
Replies: 30
Views: 8039

RE: Are The Blue Angels Really A Good Idea?

We could all lock ourselves in our houses and never come out. That would be the safest thing imaginable. But thats not life. Life is meant to be experienced. And seeing 4 F/A-18s in the space you wouldnt dream of seeing 2 in, is somthing you will never forget. That is life. And everything in life ha...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash Obsession
Replies: 36
Views: 8149

RE: Plane Crash Obsession

I am quite interested in aviation accidents as well. If I find a photo of crashed plane wreckage, I usually go find a photo of that exact aircraft before it crashed. Then I usually just stare back and forth between the 2, just trying to intake what that plane went through. Visualizing the horror tha...

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by Beefmoney
Fri Jun 20, 2003 3:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Much Can Wings Flex?
Replies: 17
Views: 33201

RE: How Much Can Wings Flex?

85 degrees is quite excessive. Thats almost vertical.

I did see the boeing vid and I agree that it was quite impressive how much it could actually flex. Airliners wings in flight are in no danger of "snapping".

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by Beefmoney
Thu Jun 19, 2003 3:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: We Nearly Crashed Yesterday
Replies: 72
Views: 8535

RE: We Nearly Crashed Yesterday

I cant imagine landing a Metroliner on a 3500 ft runway. Or landing a 757 at laGuardias 5000ft runway. I have been EXTREMELY spoiled in terms of landing distance at my airport. I fly a Cessna 152, and my airport (KDVT) has 2 runways. An 8 thou and a 5 thou. I swear that I get a little tenser landing...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Jun 18, 2003 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Gotta G/Friend :)
Replies: 49
Views: 2076

RE: I Gotta G/Friend :)

Well, expanding on the question that Jeremiah asked, where do you guys think the line is between just "going out" and actually being B/F G/F?

When do you think it is appropriate to call her your girlfriend?

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by Beefmoney
Fri Jun 13, 2003 11:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Can Someone Identify This Single Engine Propeller?
Replies: 6
Views: 3854

RE: Can Someone Identify This Single Engine Propeller?

Cessna 208 Grand Carvan

Usually has a baggage pod underneath the body, but this one doesnt. Looks awesome with the teeth though!

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by Beefmoney
Tue Jun 10, 2003 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whats A Born-again Christian?
Replies: 18
Views: 1378

RE: Whats A Born-again Christian?

I hold the view that baptism is NOT required to be saved. Belief, acceptance, and repentance are the only requirements that need to be met to become a part of Gods eternal kingdom. Baptism, in my opinion, is an outward symbol of an internal change. Its a great thing to do, and it shows your change t...

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by Beefmoney
Tue Jun 10, 2003 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Atlanta ATC Radar And Audio
Replies: 3
Views: 22149

RE: Live Atlanta ATC Radar And Audio

Does anyone out there know how to get ATC audio to lag 5 minutes behind so I can sync up the audio and radar?

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by Beefmoney
Tue Jun 10, 2003 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Live Atlanta ATC Radar And Audio
Replies: 3
Views: 22149

Live Atlanta ATC Radar And Audio

www.atcmonitor.com From that site you can watch the live (5 minute lag due to gov regulations) radar and live audio from Atlanta Approach. I know some of you have been looking for somthing like this. Its not like passuer ATC radar or whatever its called that you had to go an hour into the past recor...

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by Beefmoney
Mon Jun 09, 2003 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It's Too Hot!
Replies: 39
Views: 3754

RE: It's Too Hot!

Preach it 4holer! Here in Phoenix, its been routinely 105-108 F every day for the past few weeks. Makes spotting at <acronym title="Phoenix - Deer Valley (Municipal) (DVT), USA - Arizona">DVT</acronym> or <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> a...

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by Beefmoney
Wed Jun 04, 2003 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sammy Sosa Found To Be Using Corked Bat
Replies: 20
Views: 2979

Sammy Sosa Found To Be Using Corked Bat

http://espn.go.com/mlb/news/2003/0603//1562772.html

Does anyone else think this taints his achievements forever?

How long do you think hes been using a corked bat?

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by Beefmoney
Tue Jun 03, 2003 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Name My US Airways Teddy Bear
Replies: 22
Views: 3022

RE: Name My US Airways Teddy Bear

Trogdor the Burninator

(A cookie to whoever can tell me the origin of that name)  Smile

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by Beefmoney
Sun Jun 01, 2003 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Listen To Atc?
Replies: 9
Views: 5345

RE: Listen To Atc?

AZHangar is awesome. I listen to KDVT everyday. Why? Because I fly out of there! (Westwind School of Aeronautics) <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> Hangar gets its ATC feeds from SquawkVFR.com, which has just given us a Luke <acronym title="Rome - Griffiss Airpark (AFB) (RME / KRME), US...

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