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by tonyban
Fri May 22, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airplane Airport Or Aviation Movies
Replies: 45
Views: 9793

RE: Worst Airplane Airport Or Aviation Movies

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by tonyban
Thu May 21, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airplane Airport Or Aviation Movies
Replies: 45
Views: 9793

RE: Worst Airplane Airport Or Aviation Movies

The worst for me has to be Passenger 57 where the L-1011 somehow lands on a small airstrip and then has no problem taking off from the same strip later in the movie. Also, Airport 75 when they're transferring the pilot from the helicopter to the flight deck of the 747. They kept showing the passenge...

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by tonyban
Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LH: DXB-FRA-ATL "J"
Replies: 15
Views: 20070

RE: LH: DXB-FRA-ATL "J"

Oh...excellent trip report with nice pics.

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by tonyban
Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LH: DXB-FRA-ATL "J"
Replies: 15
Views: 20070

RE: LH: DXB-FRA-ATL "J"

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by tonyban
Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Quality & Style: HKG-LHR On Air New Zealand 744
Replies: 43
Views: 33488

RE: Quality & Style: HKG-LHR On Air New Zealand 744

Probably the best pics I ever seen on a trip report.
Excellent !!!

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by tonyban
Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Caribbean Airlines From MIA To POS
Replies: 20
Views: 10865

RE: Caribbean Airlines From MIA To POS

You kept your in-flight main meal concealed under the foil wrapper in your picture.
What was served ?

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by tonyban
Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LAX-IAD-ADD & Return - United & Ethiopian Airlines
Replies: 17
Views: 29818

RE: LAX-IAD-ADD & Return - United & Ethiopian Airlines

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by tonyban
Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher IT 433: 23/DEC/08: HYD-CCU: Y Cabin
Replies: 16
Views: 19273

RE: Kingfisher IT 433: 23/DEC/08: HYD-CCU: Y Cabin

I was looking forward to seeing some pics of the beautuful cabin crew. I see you took one
of her backside. How were the cabin crew ?? I hear that IT have former models.

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by tonyban
Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Incredible India! CGK-DEL With MH In J (PICS)
Replies: 12
Views: 22378

RE: Incredible India! CGK-DEL With MH In J (PICS)

Those Kingfisher gals look sweet !!!!

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by tonyban
Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EWR-TLV On CO (+Pics)-The Sequel (Two Years Later)
Replies: 11
Views: 9255

RE: EWR-TLV On CO (+Pics)-The Sequel (Two Years Later)

I can't see any pics...must be Israeli security  Smile

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by tonyban
Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM 777-300 'new' Business Class (DXB-AMS) & Pix
Replies: 39
Views: 33562

RE: KLM 777-300 'new' Business Class (DXB-AMS) & Pix

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by tonyban
Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM 777-300 'new' Business Class (DXB-AMS) & Pix
Replies: 39
Views: 33562

RE: KLM 777-300 'new' Business Class (DXB-AMS) & Pix

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by tonyban
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CX LHR-HKG-LHR Old/new Y Class A343/744(many Pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 27591

RE: CX LHR-HKG-LHR Old/new Y Class A343/744(many Pics)

Excellent trip report. So many pictures. Wow !!

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by tonyban
Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: KLM 777-300 'new' Business Class (DXB-AMS) & Pix
Replies: 39
Views: 33562

RE: KLM 777-300 'new' Business Class (DXB-AMS) & Pix

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by tonyban
Thu Jul 17, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oklahoma To India On AA/9W (lots Of Pics!)
Replies: 25
Views: 23341

RE: Oklahoma To India On AA/9W (lots Of Pics!)

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>. I flew on Jet between <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> and ATQ return back in February 2008. The service on this route was sub-par at best. Was served chicken curry on the way out and chick...

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by tonyban
Thu May 01, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is The Autopilot On During Severe Turbulence?
Replies: 21
Views: 18974

Is The Autopilot On During Severe Turbulence?

Sorry if this may sound like a dumb question. During severe turbulence, do the pilots assume manual control of the aircraft or does Autopilot do all the work ? Having travelled many times between <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> and <acronym...

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by tonyban
Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Airbus As Birthday Present
Replies: 49
Views: 10977

RE: An Airbus As Birthday Present

In India the rich are filthy rich... and the poor are dirt poor. The guy could do something for the needy instead of wasting a billion on a house. India's poor lower caste are forever destined to live in poverty. India's caste system is very cruel.

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by tonyban
Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 62
Replies: 104
Views: 8604

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 62

Hello, I just returned from a trip to India. As our <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym>-777 was taxing for take off at Delhi, I must have noticed some 30-40 aircraft, Jet, Kingfisher, Indigo and others parked on the aprons. Since airlines don't make revenue when aircraft are on the ground, does ...

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by tonyban
Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline(s) Does Dalai Lama Fly On When Travel
Replies: 5
Views: 6738

RE: What Airline(s) Does Dalai Lama Fly On When Travel

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by tonyban
Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Children Flying Alone Only Seated Near Women?
Replies: 37
Views: 4020

RE: Children Flying Alone Only Seated Near Women?

Are all men evil ???? I wouldn't think so. I'm 45, father of three and fly alone all the time. Does that make me a threat to an <acronym title="Air Zimbabwe">UM</acronym> ? On the contarary, I would treat any child as my own. But airlines need to look out for this very precious cargo and so it's ver...

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by tonyban
Tue Aug 21, 2007 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Has Really Young Pilots! (article)
Replies: 34
Views: 7213

RE: India Has Really Young Pilots! (article)

Weren't the WWII pilots also in the 20's ? If so, I stand corrected. Thanks for clearing things....

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by tonyban
Tue Aug 21, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Has Really Young Pilots! (article)
Replies: 34
Views: 7213

RE: India Has Really Young Pilots! (article)

Interesting acticle. Does a person in his late twenties have the maturity to be a Captain ?? I wouldn't be so sure.

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by tonyban
Fri Aug 10, 2007 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Luckiest Layover Ever!
Replies: 25
Views: 2819

The Luckiest Layover Ever!

Hello, Not sure if this is true aviation discussion so forgive me if it's not....also sorry if it's already been discussed. Guy flying from Australia to New York has overnight stop in San Francisco. While in San Francisco, he buys a ticket to a local San Francisco Giants game and he just happens to ...

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by tonyban
Tue May 29, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazing Jet Airways 737/777 Video
Replies: 33
Views: 12637

RE: Amazing Jet Airways 737/777 Video

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by tonyban
Wed May 09, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Classy First Class Suites
Replies: 39
Views: 14404

RE: Jet Airways Classy First Class Suites

Don't they also have very beautiful cabin crew ?? I heard that Kingfisher also has very pretty looking cabin crew.
Anyone have any pictures of the cabin crew ???
Sorry if this may offend anyone....

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by tonyban
Wed May 09, 2007 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet, Air India, Deccan Interested In A380
Replies: 39
Views: 9286

RE: Jet, Air India, Deccan Interested In A380

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by tonyban
Tue May 08, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet, Air India, Deccan Interested In A380
Replies: 39
Views: 9286

RE: Jet, Air India, Deccan Interested In A380

what other better way to move a billion people....an A380 domestic version.....don't think you'll find people hanging on the outside like they do on trains though  Smile !!!

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by tonyban
Fri May 04, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India's Airlines Go Competition Crazy!
Replies: 2
Views: 2036

RE: India's Airlines Go Competition Crazy!

that is funny....I'm sure it can happen in the US....just the way Coke and Pepsi do it to each other !! McDondands vs. Burger King !!!

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by tonyban
Sat Mar 31, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20 Years Ago: Plane Collides With Fish
Replies: 7
Views: 9231

RE: 20 Years Ago: Plane Collides With Fish

That sounds rather FISHY !!!  Smile

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by tonyban
Tue Mar 20, 2007 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1960's 747 Video Footage
Replies: 3
Views: 2460

RE: 1960's 747 Video Footage

WOW...I have never seen that before. Nice video !!!

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by tonyban
Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2-5-2 Configuration In 777's.
Replies: 77
Views: 11676

RE: 2-5-2 Configuration In 777's.

Thank you for replying....

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by tonyban
Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2-5-2 Configuration In 777's.
Replies: 77
Views: 11676

2-5-2 Configuration In 777's.

Hello...I'm still relatively new to Anet. This may have been discussed before so my apologies if it's a repeat topic. I just have to know as to why on earth, do American Airlines and United have a 2-5-2 configuration in the 777's ?? Other carriers have a 3-3-3 layout. I think the 2-5-2 is the absolu...

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by tonyban
Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busiest Airspace In The World?
Replies: 80
Views: 49681

RE: Busiest Airspace In The World?

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by tonyban
Fri Feb 09, 2007 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread:Part 43
Replies: 106
Views: 9172

RE: Indian Aviation Thread:Part 43

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by tonyban
Thu Feb 08, 2007 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did This Ever Fly? Or Was It Just A Concept?
Replies: 29
Views: 10291

RE: Did This Ever Fly? Or Was It Just A Concept?

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by tonyban
Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did This Ever Fly? Or Was It Just A Concept?
Replies: 29
Views: 10291

RE: Did This Ever Fly? Or Was It Just A Concept?

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by tonyban
Thu Jan 25, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Gets Kicked Off FL Plane Due To Tantrum
Replies: 238
Views: 22749

RE: Family Gets Kicked Off FL Plane Due To Tantrum

I recall a few years back, a flight attendant slipped a Zanax anti-depressant tablet into a child's drink on board a flight. The child had been a nuiscance during the flight. The flight attendant was fired but the remedy sure did work.
I don't agree with it though !!!

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by tonyban
Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)
Replies: 18
Views: 11037

A380 China Southern Airlines Testflight (Video)

Very nice indeed. Is that cabin real or a mock up ?

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by tonyban
Fri Jan 19, 2007 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong With This IFE Flight Info?
Replies: 15
Views: 4352

RE: What's Wrong With This IFE Flight Info?

AirTranTUS...you're right....I was using 0.6 instead of 0.7
40 lashes to me !!  Sad

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by tonyban
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong With This IFE Flight Info?
Replies: 15
Views: 4352

RE: What's Wrong With This IFE Flight Info?

I think we're both wrong.....it's flying at 2108 MPH.

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by tonyban
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong With This IFE Flight Info?
Replies: 15
Views: 4352

RE: What's Wrong With This IFE Flight Info?

If my math is correct, the plane is flying at 759 m.p.h !!!

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by tonyban
Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 777 At SJC?
Replies: 35
Views: 5597

RE: UA 777 At SJC?

UAL uses terminal C at <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym> which has no walkway jetties. Passengers must still board and disembark via stairs at terminal C. The newer terminal A has jetties but is not used UAL. I don't b...

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by tonyban
Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Howard Hughes Ever Fly A T.W.A. Revenue Flight
Replies: 14
Views: 6106

RE: Did Howard Hughes Ever Fly A T.W.A. Revenue Flight

Where is the Spruce Goose ?

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by tonyban
Thu Nov 23, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways To YYZ?
Replies: 3
Views: 5542

RE: Jet Airways To YYZ?

The advance of Indian aviation is always good news. Glad to hear this airline is expanding it's network. Any chance for it to serve SJC ?

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by tonyban
Sat Nov 18, 2006 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Awesome Aeroflot Video
Replies: 60
Views: 14305

RE: Awesome Aeroflot Video

I've flown Uzbek (a former Soviet State) airlines twice. Absolutely beautiful air hostesses but unfortunately, the worst service ever.

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by tonyban
Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Crosswind Testing Video (Landing & Takeoff)
Replies: 64
Views: 27820

RE: A380 Crosswind Testing Video (Landing & Takeoff)

I'm new to A.Net and didn't know my 'ugly duckling' comment would be taken so out of context. My appologies to all. I'll be very exited to see this aircraft if it ever comes to the US. Next time I'll keep my comments strictly about the thread. 20 lashes to me !!

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by tonyban
Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways [9W] Gets US Clearance
Replies: 83
Views: 12595

RE: Jet Airways [9W] Gets US Clearance

Any chance that <acronym title="Jet Airways (India)">9W</acronym> could serve <acronym title="San Jose - Norman Y. Mineta International (Municipal) (SJC / KSJC), USA - California">SJC</acronym>.....and label it a 'SILICON VALLEY' <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym> 'SILICON V...

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by tonyban
Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Crosswind Testing Video (Landing & Takeoff)
Replies: 64
Views: 27820

RE: A380 Crosswind Testing Video (Landing & Takeoff)

SORRY FOLKS.....I'm still new to Airliners.net. Didn't mean to offend anyone !!!

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by tonyban
Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Crosswind Testing Video (Landing & Takeoff)
Replies: 64
Views: 27820

RE: A380 Crosswind Testing Video (Landing & Takeoff)

Nice video....but boy that aircraft is an ugly duckling !!!

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by tonyban
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Upper Deck:is This True?
Replies: 37
Views: 31085

RE: 747 Upper Deck:is This True?

I have only flown once in the upper deck. A Virgin Atlantic flight from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. Still felt plenty of turbulance but what stood out mor...

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