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by P1aneMad
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Melbourne
Replies: 7
Views: 1394

Re: Terrorist attack in Melbourne

Not many (if any) attacks in Eastern Europe. I wonder why that is... :scratchchin:

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by P1aneMad
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Admiral Kuznetsov Suffers An Accident in Drydock
Replies: 55
Views: 11181

Re: Admiral Kuznetsov Suffers An Accident in Drydock

Erdogan and Putin are best chums. So navigating through Turkish waters would be the least of Russian navy's worries.

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by P1aneMad
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger
Replies: 51
Views: 3651

Re: Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger

Why not? If someone who is biologically a man can identify legally as a woman because he/she/whatever "feels" like it then a man who biologically is 54 years old can also legally identify as a 34 year old if that's how old he "feels" . I would also like to be legally recognized ...

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by P1aneMad
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger
Replies: 51
Views: 3651

Re: Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger

Why not? If someone who is biologically a man can identify legally as a woman because he/she/whatever "feels" like it then a man who biologically is 54 years old can also legally identify as a 34 year old if that's how old he "feels" . I would also like to be legally recognized a...

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by P1aneMad
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air jet clips pole
Replies: 34
Views: 8517

Re: Lion Air jet clips pole

What a trainwreck of an airline!

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by P1aneMad
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Candidates for 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 8452

Re: Democratic Candidates for 2020

That's an easy one.

Pocahontas 2020!

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by P1aneMad
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.
Replies: 142
Views: 31043

Re: Rumor: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.

Can someone explain to me how Interjet gets rid of Pilot & Support personal strictly based on "fleet". I though the industry respected the SENIORITY BASED longevity in order to retain or furlough personal. What is true in the US is not necessarily true in the rest of the world and vic...

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by P1aneMad
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 229
Views: 8488

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

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by P1aneMad
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 229
Views: 8488

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

0.097% Native American. My blood alcohol was 2%... Does that make me Scottish? That's where my whiskey comes from! https://scontent.fath2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44088673_1287781458026413_5194667961310248960_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent.fath2-1.fna&oh=0dfd7c0a9bb0981705279722c6084a3e&a...

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by P1aneMad
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SJW ROFL
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: SJW ROFL

That guy is hilarious. Check his videos on vegans!!! :rotfl:

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by P1aneMad
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA considers selling off assets as debt balloons
Replies: 114
Views: 20615

Re: SAA bleeding money!

SAA is bleeding money!
In other news today the sun is hot and water is wet.

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by P1aneMad
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chengdu Airlines takes delivery of 7th ARJ21
Replies: 9
Views: 1707

Re: Chengdu Airlines takes delivery of 7th ARJ21

Starting up an airline with ARJ21s is probably not the wisest business decision. I would say it is a strategic mistake so bad that even in the most restrictive and protectionist market conditions will bankrupt you and fast. Unless of course you have near unlimited cash to burn. Considering Chengdu ...

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by P1aneMad
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chengdu Airlines takes delivery of 7th ARJ21
Replies: 9
Views: 1707

Re: Chengdu Airlines takes delivery of 7th ARJ21

Starting up an airline with ARJ21s is probably not the wisest business decision. I would say it is a strategic mistake so bad that even in the most restrictive and protectionist market conditions will bankrupt you and fast.
Unless of course you have near unlimited cash to burn.

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by P1aneMad
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air adds ATH with the 737 MAX
Replies: 14
Views: 2041

Re: Oman Air adds ATH with the 737 MAX

Arrival at MCT at 6:35AM allows for good connections to the whole Asian and African network of Oman air. They fly to 8 Indian destinations among many other places! So this is the reason they are going daily from the start, to offer good connections from Asia and Africa to ATH and the rest of Greece....

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by P1aneMad
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.
Replies: 142
Views: 31043

Re: Rumor: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet, rebutted.

The link for the Airlinegeeks article "Interjet Looking to Sell Its SSJ100s" that DessertAir mentioned is this: https://airlinegeeks.com/2018/09/13/interjet-looking-to-sell-its-ssj100s/ The airline has had several issues with these Russian airliners since they entered into service in 2013....

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by P1aneMad
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAB: QR will lose interest in India in 12 months
Replies: 16
Views: 4282

Re: AAB: QR will lose interest in India in 12 months

Neither EU, China or the US allow foreign entities to control over 50% of an airline.
What makes him think that India should or would allow it?

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by P1aneMad
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines eyes other aircraft for its next RFP
Replies: 128
Views: 15508

Re: Spirit Airlines eyes Boeing aircraft for its next RFP.

Folks, stranger things have happened. While I believe the probability of staying with airbus is quite high, I’d love for them to pick up 737’s on their next order. The 737-10MAX could make a lot of sense for them. Why...Just why? That would be like choosing a 65 year old woman with tons of plastic ...

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by P1aneMad
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 73
Views: 2358

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

Good riddance to bad garbage.

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by P1aneMad
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lira collapses as Erdogan tells Turks: They have 'their dollars,' we have 'our god'
Replies: 8
Views: 1145

Re: Lira collapses as Erdogan tells Turks: They have 'their dollars,' we have 'our god'

The citizens of Turkey have only Erdogoon to blame for this calamity.

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by P1aneMad
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people keep moving to California?
Replies: 97
Views: 3605

Re: Why do people keep moving to California?

As far as I remember Americans are moving OUT of California and economic migrants from third world countries were the ones that were moving in.
Did something change and that's why the OP is wondering?

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by P1aneMad
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FCA's Sergio Marchionne Has Died
Replies: 3
Views: 342

Re: FCA's Sergio Marchionne Has Died

He essentially saved both FIAT and Chrysler corp within a few years. Saved well over a hundred thousand of good paying jobs and created immense value for the companies shareholders.
May he rest in Peace.

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by P1aneMad
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 120
Views: 21677

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

JFYI ridiculous spinning like this actually makes things look WORSE for your government's decision, not better.

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by P1aneMad
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish to open base in CCS
Replies: 38
Views: 7802

Re: Turkish to open base in CCS

It is a political not a commercial derision between two totalitarian "leaders". TK just followed orders.

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by P1aneMad
Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 7759

Re: Supremely Screwed

Trump derangement syndrome in full swing...

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by P1aneMad
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Privatization, by June-Failed sale. What next?
Replies: 786
Views: 62013

Re: Air India Privatization, by June-Failed sale. What next?

dtw2hyd wrote:

Malaysia and Zimbabwe were sincere in fixing their airlines, India is not. As simple as that.


Throwing billions of taxpayers money onto a state owned airline trying to compete in the open market is NOT "fixing" it.

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by P1aneMad
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 114
Views: 3884

Re: True Republican Values

salttee wrote:
Meanwhile the Slovinian whore is showing her true colors: she “hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform.

Is your mom Slovenian?

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by P1aneMad
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won
Replies: 202
Views: 8044

Re: You cannot deny that America would be infinitely better off if Hillary won

Anybody would have been better than crazy King Trump. Heck I’ll take GWB back in a NY minute. Really? Well I am sure the thousands of military and civilian casualties in Iraq would disagree with you. Not to mention the thousands of people who lost their careers in the airline industry of which I wa...

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by P1aneMad
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017
Replies: 42
Views: 6840

Re: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017

Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reported a loss for the FY2017 at $1.62bln down from $1.95bln. The airline has carried a total of 18.6 million passengers with an average LF at 78.5%. source: etihad.com So last year for every passenger they carried they lost 87$!!! WOW,...

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by P1aneMad
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017
Replies: 42
Views: 6840

Re: Etihad reports $1.52bn in losses for 2017

Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has reported a loss for the FY2017 at $1.62bln down from $1.95bln. The airline has carried a total of 18.6 million passengers with an average LF at 78.5%. source: etihad.com So last year for every passenger they carried they lost 87$!!! WOW,...

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by P1aneMad
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon stocking clothing at more fulfillment centers now?
Replies: 6
Views: 482

Re: Amazon stocking clothing at more fulfillment centers now?

Is it possible while placing your order to stipulate that you will only accept items (which if carried by air cargo) that was by a 767 aircraft?
And also warn them, or even have it as a precondition for accepting any delivery that non of your clothing has been carried inside an A330-200F?

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by P1aneMad
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police bodycam of Wildwood NJ "beating" released
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Re: Police bodycam of Wildwood NJ "beating" released

dmg626 wrote:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uj0mtxXEGE8

Chris Rock says it best

Too much sense for this day and age!

bennett123 wrote:
Does that include the bit about getting a White friend?.

Yes! :lol:

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by P1aneMad
Sun May 27, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier addressing one of the Q400s disadvantages vis-a-vis the ATR72
Replies: 19
Views: 6616

Re: Bombardier addressing one of the Q400s disadvantages vis-a-vis the ATR72

Also I am pretty sure the ATR has better dispatch reliability compared with the Q400.

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by P1aneMad
Thu May 24, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Just Knelt for the Anthem
Replies: 31
Views: 1269

Re: I Just Knelt for the Anthem

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by P1aneMad
Thu May 24, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds sued over cheese
Replies: 82
Views: 3657

Re: McDonalds sued over cheese

Good. I hope their lawsuit teaches that big corporation something!! I want my Big Mac *without* cheese , and, I want a lower price for that. The rest of you can just live with whatever Big Business deals you!!! Degenerates deserve nothing except paying court expenses and being publicly ridiculed! 8...

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by P1aneMad
Wed May 23, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Austria to start operating in July with 14 destinations
Replies: 25
Views: 6230

Re: Vueling Austria to start operating in July with 14 destinations

Blerg I was referring to FR's VIE flights from PFO starting on the 3rd of June. Those are in addition to their current BTS schedule.

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by P1aneMad
Wed May 23, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Austria to start operating in July with 14 destinations
Replies: 25
Views: 6230

Re: Vueling Austria to start operating in July with 14 destinations

Blerg wrote:
Larnaca will be a bloodbath with Austrian, Wizz Air and now Vueling.

There is also FR serving essentially the same market from Pafos (PFO) airport.

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by P1aneMad
Mon May 21, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 156
Views: 33137

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

Great post runway24r. It pretty much sums up the situation.

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by P1aneMad
Mon May 21, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ATH to AMS airline question
Replies: 27
Views: 2202

Re: ATH to AMS airline question

Keep in mind that Aegean allows you to check in on line 48hours before your flight. About getting around in the islands better and cheaper option is to use the local buses. The same tour company who arranges your excursion to Delphi also has a very nice day cruise that takes you to three different i...

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by P1aneMad
Mon May 21, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 20080

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming

I seriously doubt "irons that are absolutely terrible" at hotels only affect the crews of the US big three.

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by P1aneMad
Sun May 20, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 156
Views: 33137

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

Do they still take deliveries of new frames or have they quietly stopped?

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by P1aneMad
Sun May 20, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread
Replies: 14
Views: 3251

Re: Sukhoi Superjet flight testing, development and production thread

What exactly does it mean that frames 95167, 95159 and 97016 are for Sukhoi?
Are they going to operate them themselves (how?) or are they just white tales looking for a customer?

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by P1aneMad
Sun May 20, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 20080

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy grooming

Professionalism is the word you are looking for and lack of it is what causes adults to present themselves in such a manner. But professionals get paid. Actually UA FAs are getting paid too! Not one of them is doing it for free, rest assured. In fact for a job that requires no college education or ...

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by P1aneMad
Thu May 17, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 20080

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy grooming

Individualism, American or otherwise has nothing to do with it. Professionalism is the word you are looking for and lack of it is what causes adults to present themselves in such a manner.

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by P1aneMad
Sun May 13, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10660

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

I don't think we have ever seen an airline in "the US, Europe, Mexico, Asia" or anywhere else that so far 7.5% of its vetted pilots were proven to hold non-existent degrees.
PIA manages to make AI look good by comparison.

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by P1aneMad
Thu May 10, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NJ High School says everyone can be a cheerleader
Replies: 51
Views: 1643

Re: NJ High School says everyone can be a cheerleader

I think the ability to join the school's varsity teams irrespective of one's ability AND gender would be an even better idea!
I mean, if a 250 pound anutter in a pink tutu wants to join the girls volleyball team he should be perfectly able to do so without any hindrance or discrimination!

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by P1aneMad
Fri May 04, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Privatization, by June-Failed sale. What next?
Replies: 786
Views: 62013

Re: Air India Privatization, by June-decision?

So AI keeps getting bailed out by STATE owned banks. Banks who are owned by the tax payers! And who will pay these loans if AI is unable to do so? Aliens? Foreign banks? Foreign governments? Private individuals from abroad? No, Indian tax payers will! And BTW why private financial institutions, Indi...

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by P1aneMad
Fri May 04, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Privatization, by June-Failed sale. What next?
Replies: 786
Views: 62013

Re: Air India Privatization, by June-decision?

So who exactly is underwriting these massive loses year after year? Aliens? Foreign banks? Foreign governments? Private individuals, Indians or otherwise? it would be interesting to know. Also, the $530 million lose was for 2017, right? Over 2018 and 2019 with the price of oil being and expected to ...

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by P1aneMad
Tue May 01, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hasbro to acquire Power Rangers from Saban
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: Hasbro to acquire Power Rangers from Saban

My dream season would be known as Power Rangers Fairy Magic, where each Ranger would be a fairy representing a different element - Pink (Air, Male, Leader), Red (Fire, Male), Blue (Ice, Male), Green (Earth, Female), Yellow (Lightning, Female), and Purple (Spirit, Female). The Green Fairy Ranger wou...

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by P1aneMad
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter
Replies: 39
Views: 4791

Re: Norwegian reports strong growth in a seasonally weak first quarter

Didn't get it. Is the relevant, comparable loss -46.2 million NOK (Welcome back!) or -1.986 million NOK (Good bye)? If I am getting this correctly does that mean that they actually lost 204 million Euros this last quarter? If we take out the one time benefit of reevaluating those shares? This is a ...

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