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by cannibalz3
Wed Jun 04, 2003 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Around The World
Replies: 0
Views: 2677

Flying Around The World

Every so often you hear about people that have flown around the world in these little general aviation planes. Has anyone here done it? Know of a good website from someone who has? Please share your experiences.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Fri May 23, 2003 4:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Malaysia Selects Su-30MKM
Replies: 15
Views: 11936

RE: Malaysia Selects Su-30MKM

Those F/A-18s sound pretty advanced. Why would Malaysia want to replace them already?

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by cannibalz3
Sun May 18, 2003 7:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour Is Here!
Replies: 9
Views: 2496

RE: Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour Is Here!

I'm going to see them play in Raleigh, with Snoop Dogg and an opening band, the name of which I forgot but definately not Queens of the Stone Age. It'll be cool, but I'm more excited to see Metallica.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Thu May 15, 2003 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAKE-OFF From LA PAZ
Replies: 8
Views: 6371

RE: TAKE-OFF From LA PAZ

I've flown out of La Paz twice, and I can tell you that from a passengers perspective, it's interesting. On the approach (depending on which side you're coming from) you will gradually descend, and the ground will suddenly drop out from under you into a spectacular valley that holds the city of La P...

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by cannibalz3
Wed May 07, 2003 5:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India's Light Combat Aircraft Christened 'Tejas'
Replies: 18
Views: 8917

RE: India's Light Combat Aircraft Christened 'Tejas'

Do you guys think this aircraft is worth all the effort Indias is putting into it?

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by cannibalz3
Wed Apr 16, 2003 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americas' Allies
Replies: 26
Views: 2571

Americas' Allies

What countries would you say have the closest ties and best relations with the US? It seems to me that Great Britain and (dispite this recent little spat) the rest of Western Europe. Several Eastern European countries, in particular Poland, have excellent relations with the US. Any nominations or co...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Apr 14, 2003 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American News
Replies: 2
Views: 1127

American News

There was an article in the New York Times today (which I can't link because I dont have a password), which can basically be summed up as American news is speculative, overenthusiastic, and boring. Thats pretty much the way I feel, and I make a point to watch foreign news channels, especially the BB...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Apr 14, 2003 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terror Alert?
Replies: 10
Views: 1959

RE: Terror Alert?

My understanding is that it's a very simple way of the government letting us know just how much they hear, but for whatever reason not wanting to tell us, maybe to not compromise sources or just not knowing the exact nature of the threat. Its fine with me, except that the American news stations tend...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Apr 10, 2003 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raleigh - What's It Like?
Replies: 6
Views: 1979

RE: Raleigh - What's It Like?

As ith everywhere, there are pros and cons. Raleigh is a pretty big-sized city, with a pretty small population. As such there is a downtown but not much there, and you'll definately need a car to get around. If you're an urban person, it might not be a good place for you. Most people live in the sub...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Apr 09, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Artcc Locations?
Replies: 3
Views: 18115

Artcc Locations?

Does someone have a list (and preferably a map) of all the ARTCC stations in the world?

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by cannibalz3
Fri Apr 04, 2003 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Choices! Ahhhh!
Replies: 13
Views: 1296

RE: College Choices! Ahhhh!

I live in Chapel Hill and will be heading up to Asheville for college this year. Cons: UNC is very big on sports, but unfortunately the basketball team that once powered the whole town now sucks, ending years of good excuses to party. There were wild celebrations when UNC beat Duke once this year be...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Mar 28, 2003 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Air Force To Get New Planes?
Replies: 13
Views: 4578

RE: French Air Force To Get New Planes?

I bet VIP, wouldn't it make more sense to have A330s as MRTTs?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 25, 2003 6:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Bomber Basing Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1890

Bomber Basing Question

Why does the US base its strategic bombers so far from their targets? I understand the need for distance to protect these huge aircraft, but why so far? Bombers are flying out of Fairford in the UK to hit targets in Iraq, and return to the same place. Why not just put them in someplace like Italy or...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 25, 2003 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Military Technology Links?
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

RE: Military Technology Links?

www.globalsecurity.org
Like FAS, but better.

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 25, 2003 5:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Busy R Military Airfields?
Replies: 3
Views: 1837

RE: How Busy R Military Airfields?

And how bout the same for the US?

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by cannibalz3
Wed Mar 19, 2003 7:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F16 Carrier Based?
Replies: 17
Views: 18836

RE: F16 Carrier Based?

The T-45 is considered carrier based, isnt it? It only has one engine.

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 16, 2003 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Military At Civilian Airports
Replies: 11
Views: 3032

The Military At Civilian Airports

At Raleigh/Durham Intl one of the gas companies has some kind of contract with the department of defense, so we commonly see military planes there. At what other commercial airports are there commonly military planes?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 11, 2003 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Think I Am Just Going To Have A Beer And Chill
Replies: 39
Views: 3633

RE: I Think I Am Just Going To Have A Beer And Chill

I think it's nice to kick back and put the stresses of your day behind you. So go ahead guys, lean back in your chair and put your feet up on the desk. You can worry about the problems of the world later. Put your work off a few minutes more, put your responsibilities out of your mind. Take a casual...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 09, 2003 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate Jets
Replies: 14
Views: 2964

RE: Corporate Jets

Does anyone have any idea what model this 737 is? And hey, what corporate aircraft are based at RDU?

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 09, 2003 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC10-10 To Become Firefighter...1st Jet To Do So?
Replies: 16
Views: 4358

RE: DC10-10 To Become Firefighter...1st Jet To Do So?

Why does nobody use the Beriev plane? It can land on water, probably pretty slow, etc. It would seem like a good product, are there any currently in service anywhere in the world?

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by cannibalz3
Thu Mar 06, 2003 5:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Countries Supporting America On Iraq?
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

Countries Supporting America On Iraq?

Ok, I accept the fact that the US and UK wish to depose Saddam Hussain, and stand to gain a lot off the occupation of Iraq, particularly oil and strategic influence in the region. My question is what do other countries have to gain through supporting the attack? What do Italy and Spain in particular...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Mar 04, 2003 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Hated Corporations
Replies: 36
Views: 2855

RE: Most Hated Corporations

What this really boils down to is "who has the monopoly?" The big ones on my shit list are TimeWarner Cable, which provides the only cable <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> and internet in my area; and Ticketmaster, which is not only horribly expensive and inefficient, but recen...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Feb 24, 2003 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Flights Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 2693

RE: New York Flights Questions

Sorry, I realize this is a pretty daunting question, but if anyone has any other sources I can use it would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks

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by cannibalz3
Mon Feb 24, 2003 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Flights Questions
Replies: 6
Views: 2693

New York Flights Questions

How many flights, florm by whom, and to where go all the flights leaving the big 3 New York airports - <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, La Guardia, and Newark? How many corporate/general aviation flights a day can genera...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Feb 23, 2003 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sealand
Replies: 8
Views: 981

Sealand

For a while now I've been hearing things about Sealand, which is apparently a semi-legitimate country off the coast of England. Does anyone have anymore information?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Sat Feb 15, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Order Slots
Replies: 0
Views: 1469

Order Slots

When an airline places an order for aircraft, how is it decided which number aircraft they'll get? For instance, the 1st aircraft off the line may go to them, but the 2nd may go to someone else, and the 3rd back to them again. Can someone explain this?

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by cannibalz3
Fri Oct 18, 2002 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corruption
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Corruption

Currently I´m staying with a family in Bolivia, one of the poorest countries in South America. My brother gave me a rundown on how much money to give a policeman or government official, depending on what I get caught for, and everybody I´ve talked to here has bribed someone or other somewhere down t...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Jul 28, 2002 8:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Helicopter Autopilot
Replies: 7
Views: 11688

Helicopter Autopilot

Someone told me yesterday that it was impossible for a helicopter to have autopilot. This seems strange to me, especially with all the digital controls these days. Can someone explain?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Sun Jul 28, 2002 7:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf SAR Replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 3494

Usaf SAR Replacement

A recent magazine article suggested that the USAF, after many years of flying HH-60s in the CSAR role, may be in the market for a new helicopter soon. Citing the Blackhawk's shortcomings as a lack of range, lack of shiny expensive instruments, and miserable hot and high performance, the magazine (I ...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jul 27, 2002 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Privately Owned F4's
Replies: 10
Views: 18437

RE: Privately Owned F4's

Theres a guy in Orlando that owns an F-5, and someone was telling me about a private F-16. Don't know about F-4 though.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Fri Jul 26, 2002 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pink Floyd
Replies: 14
Views: 2908

Pink Floyd

My god! A month ago I borrowed a copy of Dark Side of the Moon, and it was incredible. Yesterday I borrowed a copy of Wish You Were Here, an unbelievable album. I'd really like to learn more about them. Can someone give me some general information about the band and its members?

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jul 24, 2002 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC Maps For LAX
Replies: 3
Views: 2213

RE: ATC Maps For LAX

Is there anything like this for other airports?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Sun Jul 21, 2002 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Direct Flight From RDU To London?
Replies: 6
Views: 3788

RE: Direct Flight From RDU To London?

Those flights are known as the 'glaxo shuttle', after one of the pharmecutical companies that has a very close relationship with a British company.

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jul 20, 2002 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Everyone Up Travolta's Ass?
Replies: 18
Views: 2085

RE: Why Is Everyone Up Travolta's Ass?

In my opinion, ANYONE that has time in a Vampire deserves to be called mister.

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by cannibalz3
Thu Jul 11, 2002 9:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B-1s
Replies: 3
Views: 1572

B-1s

There was recently a downsizing of something like 30 B-1s from USAF stocks. This is all ok with me, because the truth is I don't know exactly what a B-1s uses are. I've heard of them being flown operationally, but why exactly? What sort of target or mission do you fly a B-1 on? What kind of reputati...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Jun 24, 2002 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nato
Replies: 4
Views: 1015

Nato

NATO, for most of its history, was a coalition to defend Western Europe against an Eastern invasion. Now several Eastern countries are spoken of as possible members, and many are already. Even Russia, the home of the Soviet Union, has a part in the organization's future. What do you believe the role...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Jun 17, 2002 11:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Modified Aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 1745

Modified Aircraft

I'm just looking for pictures of planes with excessive modifications. For instance, there are several pictures of a 757 with an F-22 radar on the front.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jun 05, 2002 6:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Raleigh/Durham
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

Raleigh/Durham

I'm looking for pictures from outside the database of Raleigh/Durham and Chapel Hill airports in North Carolina. In particular, there is a really awesome L-39 based at RDU I'd like a picture of, if there are any.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Wed Jun 05, 2002 6:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lavi
Replies: 2
Views: 1118

Lavi

How good of an aircraft was the Lavi before it was canceled?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jun 04, 2002 11:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1638

C-5 Question

What is the most cargo that beast can carry? What is the most incredible cargo you know of it flying with?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jun 04, 2002 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does The An-124 Visit Your Town?
Replies: 30
Views: 3703

Why Does The An-124 Visit Your Town?

If the An-124 or An-225 has ever visited your airport, why did/does it visit? How many of them are there, anyway? Is Antonov still making more?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jun 04, 2002 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest Aircraft Your Airport Has Ever Seen
Replies: 74
Views: 6380

RE: Largest Aircraft Your Airport Has Ever Seen

At RDU I believe the biggest aircraft we've ever had have been 747s. The only ones I know about have been Air Force 1 (once a year or so), and a Saudi 747 (just once) that came to pick up a jetski or something.

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by cannibalz3
Tue Jun 04, 2002 10:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rotating Gear Wheels While Landing.No Rubber Burn?
Replies: 28
Views: 6082

RE: Rotating Gear Wheels While Landing.No Rubber Burn?

I think the USAF is implementing a system on T-38s where the wheel or gear door is shaped so the wind starts turning the wheel when it comes down. Apparently it's very useful and cost-effective.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Mon Jun 03, 2002 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Deliveries
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

RE: Aircraft Deliveries

Every year a group of TBM-700s fly from the US to Paris. The route they take I think is pretty common for small aircraft. Something like Gander-Narsarsuaq-Keflavik-uh, Scotland-Paris.

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jun 01, 2002 3:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 2 AFB Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 2626

RE: 2 AFB Questions

If you go to www.globalsecurity.org you can find more information about them

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jun 01, 2002 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piaggio P.180 At BRU...
Replies: 7
Views: 1445

RE: Piaggio P.180 At BRU...

Are there any in the US?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jun 01, 2002 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Begins Raleigh/Durham Service Today
Replies: 9
Views: 2468

RE: America West Begins Raleigh/Durham Service Today

Do you think RDU has the potential of a flight to the west coast at this point? American and Midway both tried to fly to California from Raleigh, and neither flight was successful I don't know why.
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Thu May 30, 2002 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piaggio P.180 At BRU...
Replies: 7
Views: 1445

RE: Piaggio P.180 At BRU...

Whatever happened to the P180 anyway? It's a unique and interesting plane, apparently a good one, but there weren't that many built. Did they sell well, and because they're so rare are they hard or expensive to maintain?
-Zach

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by cannibalz3
Thu May 30, 2002 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Starship
Replies: 14
Views: 1337

RE: Starship

If I remember correctly it was Glaxo-Welcome, but I could be wrong about that. For sure one of the medical companys I think there were 59 built but again, I could be wrong.
-Zach

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