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by MrFord
Mon Jul 05, 2004 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anecdotal: People Don't Know What Plane They're On
Replies: 36
Views: 6575

RE: Anecdotal: People Don't Know What Plane They'r

Hehe, there's some funny anecdote here  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">. For us, it may be funny, but for those passengers, to be able to say that this is an Airbus or a Lochkeed or a Douglas is a very rewarding moment ! How many of you can stay at a street corner and id...

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by MrFord
Sat Jun 26, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reversing Thrust In Mid Air
Replies: 16
Views: 11618

RE: Reversing Thrust In Mid Air

Another thing about the Lauda Air 767 crash : While the reverse vanes opened, the engine was still producing cruise thrust (probably about 78-80% N1). So, all the bypass thrust going backward was suddenly going forward, and on only one engine, so here you get the 'swiving' effect. At idle, opening r...

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by MrFord
Mon Jun 21, 2004 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC: Forced Bilingual Policy May End Soon
Replies: 195
Views: 8921

RE: AC: Forced Bilingual Policy May End Soon

I understand and I'm perfectly in agreement with the idea of dropping this Act. A private corporation shouldn't be forced directly by an Act to offer bilingual service. Now, I don't see why we should hire bilingual people on flight from YUY to <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intern...

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by MrFord
Tue Jun 01, 2004 1:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B-757 Red Landing Gear Fluid
Replies: 18
Views: 6788

RE: B-757 Red Landing Gear Fluid

DL757MD, I foud that one, check out at the upper left corner : <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/588709/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/588709/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/0/7/588709.j...

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by MrFord
Tue Jun 01, 2004 12:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B-757 Red Landing Gear Fluid
Replies: 18
Views: 6788

RE: B-757 Red Landing Gear Fluid

That's a great discussion  Smile

But, as I can see, there is no fluid loss here.
This is only the red roof of the white building that's showing blurred because of the jet blast hehe.

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by MrFord
Wed Mar 17, 2004 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Takes To Water
Replies: 13
Views: 4094

RE: A380 Takes To Water

Well, they used a Boeing product for decades to bring various parts from all over Europe, so why not ?

 Smile

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by MrFord
Sun Jan 11, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Renaming Airports
Replies: 39
Views: 3724

RE: Renaming Airports

I agree, I like to call the airport the way I do normally. Dorval=Dorval  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> But... if you like to call the airports from their common name, do you still call John F. Kennedey Intl. "New York - Idlewild (IDL)", or O'Hare Intl. "Orchard Field"...

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by MrFord
Wed Dec 10, 2003 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spot The Difference Between MH A330s
Replies: 26
Views: 4027

RE: Spot The Difference Between MH A330s

That's the difference I see :

A330-200 : Pratt & Whitney PW4000
A330-300 : General Electric CF6-80E

Probably from 2 different leasing companies ?

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by MrFord
Tue Nov 04, 2003 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Am Looking For 707s FANs!
Replies: 39
Views: 4676

RE: I Am Looking For 707s FANs!

I'm too a big fan of this beautiful airliner !
I'd love to fly one, but I think it's pretty late...

My e-mail is [email protected] I found your idea very interesting !

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by MrFord
Wed Oct 08, 2003 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Was Your Very First Car?
Replies: 70
Views: 6503

RE: What Was Your Very First Car?

Mine is a '92 Ford Tempo 2-doors, with the 2.3L MTX engine. Bought is last year for CAN1200$ with 116 500km on it, she's not at 145 500km and still running very great ! I can get as much MPG as a brand new Cavalier, without the payments and problems  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" A...

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by MrFord
Wed Aug 13, 2003 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Jet Shootdown Foiled
Replies: 44
Views: 4849

RE: Passenger Jet Shootdown Foiled

Bowling for Columbine, that was a great documentary for sure  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">. I too wait about thoses 'Secret mass destruction weapons'... They are probably in the US, waiting for delivery  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/bein...

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by MrFord
Fri Jul 25, 2003 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blast From The Past
Replies: 27
Views: 4551

RE: Blast From The Past

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/362953/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/362953/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/5/9/362953.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by MrFord
Mon May 20, 2002 10:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Medium Format Photos From A Recent 777 Trip.
Replies: 14
Views: 3009

RE: Medium Format Photos From A Recent 777 Trip.

Wow, great photos !
I hope one day to be able to ride onto a 777 too...

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by MrFord
Thu May 31, 2001 12:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-10/L-1011 Rudder Design.
Replies: 11
Views: 5138

RE: DC-10/L-1011 Rudder Design.

I read somewhere (I think that is in this forum) that the Douglas DC-10 was created at the beginning with only 2 engines but theirs clients (AA I think...) resquested them to made the plane able to take-off from existing runways, so Douglas needed to modify the 10 desing and it was less difficult to...

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by MrFord
Thu May 31, 2001 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Topics You'll Never See On Airliners.net
Replies: 131
Views: 5788

RE: Topics You'll Never See On Airliners.net

- Airbus 340-300 beats Boeing 757-200 3 time out of 4 in climbing test at MTOW - A Boeing 727-51 reached 41 000' without JATO enroute BOS from LGA with a full load of pax - Paint of Dorval's gates stop to peeling off; ADM is willing to invest as much money as necessary to upgrade Dorval and Mirabel ...

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by MrFord
Mon May 28, 2001 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Playing On Your CD/ Radio Now?
Replies: 49
Views: 3317

RE: What's Playing On Your CD/ Radio Now?

Right now : Trans Siberian Orchestra-Beethoven's Last Night-01-Overture

But it used to be Phil Collins - Sussudio

Etienne  Smile

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by MrFord
Thu May 17, 2001 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Logo Or Theme Planes You'd Like
Replies: 23
Views: 2217

DesertJets

Great ! What about a "Wazzup !" when you start to board  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> And when the plane will be broken up, they don't ever need to repaint the plane, fill it with Bud and you have your "Big" can  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.g...

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by MrFord
Thu May 17, 2001 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-900
Replies: 5
Views: 4673

RE: Alaska Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-900

Looks great ! Will be better in Continental of course  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> It's crazy when you think about that, a 737-900 is roughtly 15 feet shorter than a 707-320 but can carry approx. the same number of pax with two little CFM in comparision of 4 "huge" J...

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by MrFord
Thu May 17, 2001 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Logo Or Theme Planes You'd Like
Replies: 23
Views: 2217

RE: Logo Or Theme Planes You'd Like

What about a UA 772 in sixties United's color scheme ? A CO 767 with the Golden Tail ? A Qantas 744 with the old V-Jet scheme ? A Delta 772 in seventies Pan Am color sheme ? Or for a logojet : A 772 in Ford color sheme  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Maybe a Airliners.N...

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by MrFord
Wed Apr 25, 2001 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Best Automobile In History; What Would It Be?
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

RE: The Best Automobile In History; What Would It Be?

I think the Mustang is one of the best, but the Ford Contour is THE best one !  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> <IMG SRC="http://mrford.citeweb.com/private/Contour.jpg"> <IMG SRC="http://mrford.citeweb.com/private/Contour2.jpg"> And my mother's car, a ...

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by MrFord
Wed Apr 25, 2001 5:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Making Of A New Airline Simulation Game
Replies: 52
Views: 5867

RE: Making Of A New Airline Simulation Game

Great ! I'd be very proud also to be one of your beta tester ! Good Luck Miller22  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> -BTW, it can be interresting not only to lease from others, but also lease your own aircrafts to others. Just a suggestion  <img src...

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by MrFord
Tue Apr 24, 2001 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Albums Of The 90s
Replies: 28
Views: 3005

RE: Best Albums Of The 90s

So my chosens ones  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> : - Anouk-Urban Solitude (1999) <IMG SRC="http://mrford.citeweb.com/private/Anouk_-_Urban_Solitude-1999-front.jpg"> - S Club 7-S Club 7 (1999) <IMG SRC="http://mrford.citeweb.com/private/S_Club_7_-_S_Club-front.jpg"> - ...

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by MrFord
Tue Apr 24, 2001 1:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Making Of A New Airline Simulation Game
Replies: 52
Views: 5867

RE: Making Of A New Airline Simulation Game

It'll be a very great game ! Can't wait me too  <img src="/discussions/graphics/spin.gif" ALT="Smile/happy/getting dizzy"> I don't really have any idea for the name, but my suggestions are : - When you buy airplanes, you have the choice of engine, seating arrangement etc... and you can have opt...

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by MrFord
Tue Apr 24, 2001 12:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2000 & Win 2000
Replies: 0
Views: 3317

FS2000 & Win 2000

I tried Flight Simulator 2000 one year ago and I still love this game ! I'm not very good in flying my plane by hand 'cause I have only limited experience and my joystick (Gravis Analog from late '80  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">) dosen't help me anymore. What I love ...

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by MrFord
Tue Apr 03, 2001 2:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beside The Tail Of A Turbojet 707
Replies: 8
Views: 3404

RE: Beside The Tail Of A Turbojet 707

Thanks a lot for the response FDXmech and XFSUgimpLB41X !

That's make a logical sense about the stability increase on yaw axis.

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by MrFord
Tue Apr 03, 2001 1:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beside The Tail Of A Turbojet 707
Replies: 8
Views: 3404

Beside The Tail Of A Turbojet 707

I noticed in many photos of first-generation Boeing 707 that these planes had a "tail extender" or someting like that at the far back of the plane. There's an example : <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=121260" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for...

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by MrFord
Thu Mar 29, 2001 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Profitable Short Hauls In The World?
Replies: 31
Views: 3574

RE: Regional

I know what you'ra talking about Wolfy, I live in Abitibi and that's almost 450$ to go to Montreal on a little Dash-8 ! For a 1-hour flight, that's the same price then when you go to the other side of the Atlantic ! BTW, I prefer, unlike my mother, to go to Montreal on a 6-hours car's ride for 100$ ...

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by MrFord
Tue Mar 27, 2001 7:51 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2000 Flight Planner Won't Work
Replies: 5
Views: 2463

RE: FS2000 Flight Planner Won't Work

Try to download the FS2000 Service Pack 2b, that can help a lot !

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by MrFord
Sat Mar 17, 2001 11:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Quick Flight Simulator Poll
Replies: 33
Views: 3240

RE: Quick Flight Simulator Poll

Flight Sim 2000 Std PIII 667EB w/ Asus P3V133 192Mb RAM, 30Gb HD Voodoo3 2000 16Mb My favourite : Delta Connection Canadair Regional Jet Also like FFG FedEx DC-10 but frames go down to 10FPS and I'm not enough good to drive a so big bird like it !  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT...

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by MrFord
Sat Mar 03, 2001 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Startup/Shutdown Music
Replies: 12
Views: 2830

RE: Computer Startup/Shutdown Music

Is anyone has links where I can download aircraft-related sounds for Windows ?
I have lot of car-related, but nothing like communication w/ tower or take-off sound.

You can send them by e-mail at [email protected]

Thanks !

MrFord

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by MrFord
Sat Mar 03, 2001 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Questions About Your Mp3s.
Replies: 21
Views: 1683

RE: Questions About Your Mp3s.

1. I have 2700 on my hard drive and 288 full albums on my 24 MP3 CD's so that's another 3000 mp3 2. Nearly anything : Bon Jovi, Dimmu Borgir, Beethoveen, Anouk, Ace Of Base, The Police, Limb Bizkit, ... 3. Any full albums to complete the discography of the artists that I used to have  <img src=...

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by MrFord
Sat Mar 03, 2001 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Computer Startup/Shutdown Music
Replies: 12
Views: 2830

RE: Computer Startup/Shutdown Music

At Startup I have a Dodge Shadow that have trouble to start, it took 1 minute to start up the engine  Smile
And on shutdown, I haven't any sound, my hard drive is able to make enough sound by itself !

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by MrFord
Tue Feb 27, 2001 7:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Purpose Of "daisy Petal"
Replies: 1
Views: 3851

Purpose Of "daisy Petal"

This maybe a basic question but I see on photos of very old turbojet-powered 707 and DC-8 what is called a "daisy petal" exhaust on engines.
What is the purpose of this device, because all of the turbofan-powered jetliners don't have these kind of exhaust ?
MrFord

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by MrFord
Thu Feb 01, 2001 3:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Emergency...why PAN PAN Pan?
Replies: 12
Views: 3875

RE: Emergency...why PAN PAN Pan?

Bonjour à vous tous ! Enfin quelques mots français ici ca fait du bien à entendre  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Disons que les expression qu'ils ont trouvé en anglais pour les mots français sont plutôt bizarres ! Enfin il y a le Seelonce que je ne savais pas que l'on ...

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by MrFord
Wed Jan 17, 2001 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bigger Airline In Your Local Airport?
Replies: 33
Views: 2670

RE: Bigger Airline In Your Local Airport?

At YUY Rouyn-Noranda (Québec) Air Alliance w/ hum... 3 or 4 departures (I'm not sure) to Montreal/Dorval (YUL) by Val D'Or (YVO) and 1 direct with Dash 8 type aircraft Second is the Raglan 737 w/ 2 departures to Salluit (Québec) at the northest airport of the province (Ungava Bay right below Arctic)...

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by MrFord
Mon Jan 15, 2001 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The B 707 Survive?
Replies: 15
Views: 1981

RE: Will The B 707 Survive?

It's a fact : Boeing Model 707 is an old jet. But, I love this jet ! I never flown it or on it but by my view of airplaine enthusiast, it's a great plane, if it's not in the greatest planes. 4-holers are beautiful and looks powerful, rather than so-common twinjet 767 and the ugly tri-jet Lada-like D...

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