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by WildcatYXU
Wed Jun 28, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest And Smallest Airports You've Visited
Replies: 137
Views: 14388

RE: Largest And Smallest Airports You've Visited

Mine would be: the largest: <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>, <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>, <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, <acronym title="Tokyo...

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by WildcatYXU
Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minor New Airbus Model - The A320-216
Replies: 40
Views: 22574

RE: Minor New Airbus Model - The A320-216

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by WildcatYXU
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minor New Airbus Model - The A320-216
Replies: 40
Views: 22574

RE: Minor New Airbus Model - The A320-216

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by WildcatYXU
Tue Jun 27, 2006 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minor New Airbus Model - The A320-216
Replies: 40
Views: 22574

RE: Minor New Airbus Model - The A320-216

Can't help it, I have a hard time to understand <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>'s aircraft selection. When they started to replace the russian planes, they picked the inferior narrowbody jet (734 & 735 vs. 320) and the inferior widebody as well (310 vs 767). Now they are acquiring n...

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by WildcatYXU
Sat Jun 17, 2006 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Even Rabbits Outrun The A380
Replies: 30
Views: 5504

RE: Even Rabbits Outrun The A380

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by WildcatYXU
Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprops Rule!
Replies: 43
Views: 5017

RE: Turboprops Rule!

Well, what to say... love them. Experienced a few of them; Beechcraft 1900 D, Saab 340, ATR 42, ATR 72, Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, Fokker F50
I love the B 1900D, since there is no separate cockpit, it's a real fun.
And i had my funniest ride ever aboard of ANA F50

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by WildcatYXU
Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nonstop Polar Flights On Narrowbodies IN The 1960s
Replies: 23
Views: 6548

RE: Nonstop Polar Flights On Narrowbodies IN The 1960s

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by WildcatYXU
Wed May 31, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court Declares Hand Over Of Pax Data As Illegal
Replies: 55
Views: 6213

RE: Court Declares Hand Over Of Pax Data As Illegal

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by WildcatYXU
Sun May 28, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tired Of Those Pesky Police Helicopters?
Replies: 29
Views: 6477

RE: Tired Of Those Pesky Police Helicopters?

"shooting or throwing a deadly missile into an aircraft"

Deadly missile - a firecracker - unbelievable. You guys down there should think about a correct definition of deadly attack.

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by WildcatYXU
Sun May 28, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada 767-200 Routes.
Replies: 32
Views: 9450

RE: Air Canada 767-200 Routes.

Well, talking about AC's 762's, is there any chance to catch a ride on the Gimli glider?

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by WildcatYXU
Tue May 23, 2006 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TV On Continental Circa 1950s!
Replies: 33
Views: 6309

RE: TV On Continental Circa 1950s!

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by WildcatYXU
Sat May 20, 2006 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do 757s Take More Northerly Tracks Across Atlantic
Replies: 26
Views: 4942

RE: Do 757s Take More Northerly Tracks Across Atlantic

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by WildcatYXU
Sat May 20, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Deal With Overweight Passengers?
Replies: 56
Views: 12155

RE: How To Deal With Overweight Passengers?

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by WildcatYXU
Sat May 20, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How To Deal With Overweight Passengers?
Replies: 56
Views: 12155

RE: How To Deal With Overweight Passengers?

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by WildcatYXU
Fri May 19, 2006 9:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Longest Non-stop Flight?
Replies: 130
Views: 15317

RE: Your Longest Non-stop Flight?

Mine would be <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> 001 and (obviously) <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> 002, <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJ...

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by WildcatYXU
Fri May 19, 2006 8:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Economy Class Seats Ever
Replies: 25
Views: 20955

RE: Worst Economy Class Seats Ever

My vote goes for <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> B744 and <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> A310. Both narrow seats, no legroom, no PTV. <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> makes it worse with banning portable <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">C...

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by WildcatYXU
Fri May 19, 2006 7:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your First 737 Flight
Replies: 123
Views: 8358

RE: Your First 737 Flight

April 1996, <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> B735, <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> to <acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym>. It was my first jet flight too. Wait 30 years for my first jet flight. Isn'...

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by WildcatYXU
Fri May 19, 2006 7:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Mechanic/Engineer T-Shirts
Replies: 44
Views: 33967

RE: Aircraft Mechanic/Engineer T-Shirts

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by WildcatYXU
Thu May 18, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malev- Most Punctual In Europe (Q1)
Replies: 12
Views: 3923

RE: Malev- Most Punctual In Europe (Q1)

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by WildcatYXU
Thu May 18, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Often Do " Go Arounds" Happen
Replies: 24
Views: 14988

RE: How Often Do " Go Arounds" Happen

I've experienced a double go-around in 1999. It was an OK ATR 42 in KSC.
How often that happens?

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by WildcatYXU
Thu May 18, 2006 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phone "Detector" On Aircraft
Replies: 117
Views: 15690

RE: Cell Phone "Detector" On Aircraft

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by WildcatYXU
Wed May 17, 2006 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lughead Drops A Bag On My Head
Replies: 13
Views: 2864

RE: Lughead Drops A Bag On My Head

I see a bunch of passengers with huge carry on my every flight. I see them to fight with the overhead bins, since their stuff would never fit there... and I can't understand them. Why bother? I personally travel trough Canada (almost)coast to coast twice a year. I always check my stuff, never lost a...

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by WildcatYXU
Wed May 17, 2006 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Lightsin Cabin Turned Off During Take Off?
Replies: 25
Views: 9016

RE: Why Are Lightsin Cabin Turned Off During Take Off?

I've heard a different explanation. A row of illuminated cabin windows is an excellent target to aim a ground - air missile. So the cabin light dimming would be a counter-terrorist measure. That's the explanation I've received from an <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> <acronym title="...

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by WildcatYXU
Wed May 17, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phone "Detector" On Aircraft
Replies: 117
Views: 15690

RE: Cell Phone "Detector" On Aircraft

Well, I don't know... I personally don't believe that any electronic device, not specifically designed for that purpose, would cause any interference with any electronic system at airplanes. They simply don't have the power level. Imagine that a cell phone with some 2 W of RF power could down an air...

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by WildcatYXU
Tue May 16, 2006 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exit Row Seating- What A Joke
Replies: 83
Views: 17852

RE: Exit Row Seating- What A Joke

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by WildcatYXU
Mon May 15, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Exit Row Seating- What A Joke
Replies: 83
Views: 17852

RE: Exit Row Seating- What A Joke

[quote=Itsjustme,reply=0]and one was a man who was a good 75 pounds over weight.

Dude, don't judge people by their weight. With my 6'1" and 230 pounds I'm overweight too. But my ability to carry some 150 pounds may be useful too. Don't you think?

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by WildcatYXU
Mon May 15, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UX 763 Loses Engine In Mid-atlantic (MAD-CCS)
Replies: 71
Views: 25075

RE: UX 763 Loses Engine In Mid-atlantic (MAD-CCS)

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by WildcatYXU
Mon May 15, 2006 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Finds 9 Abreast Doesn't Fit Into The A350
Replies: 105
Views: 15112

RE: Emirates Finds 9 Abreast Doesn't Fit Into The A350

Well, reading these posts (and posts in many other topics) I have a strong sensation of deja-vu. Let me explain:Boeing is still for many people "The Airliner". Despite of success of past few years, in perception of many Airbus is still the runner up. That's a really bad position. The runner up "can'...

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by WildcatYXU
Sun May 14, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA - Food For Purchase In Domestic First?
Replies: 25
Views: 6300

RE: NWA - Food For Purchase In Domestic First?

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by WildcatYXU
Fri May 12, 2006 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pre-flight Chitters?
Replies: 28
Views: 3685

RE: Pre-flight Chitters?

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by WildcatYXU
Fri May 12, 2006 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Highest Fare Or "least Value For Money"
Replies: 4
Views: 3949

RE: Highest Fare Or "least Value For Money"

I would add to this list any Air Canada flight on Latitude Plus fare. For example <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">Y...

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by WildcatYXU
Mon May 08, 2006 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Qantas?
Replies: 48
Views: 7925

RE: Why Qantas?

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