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by kaitakfan
Wed Feb 11, 2004 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?
Replies: 34
Views: 8589

RE: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?

ok, Speed Bird 9172 to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> departs at 4:06PM... I thought the 747-400 was nonstop to <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym>?? Or it may be another charter...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Feb 11, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?
Replies: 34
Views: 8589

RE: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?

What I have been thinking is this. If the damn thing is parked at the Executive Terminal, someone there has to know when they expect such a big visitor to be packing up and leaving. next, the odds of the 747 leaving before 2PM local are very slim as it would arrive in the UK around 6AM. I figure any...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Feb 10, 2004 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?
Replies: 34
Views: 8589

RE: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?

ok so nobody has a clue when this thing leaves on tuesday??? I find that hard to believe!

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by kaitakfan
Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?
Replies: 34
Views: 8589

RE: Why The BA 744 To PHX Today?

Times people times!! when are these aircrafts in action? I would love to be down there to atleast see the 747-400 take off! Any help would be great!

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by kaitakfan
Wed Feb 04, 2004 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Become A Pilot - Training
Replies: 59
Views: 8188

RE: Become A Pilot - Training

Alot of people are bent on this 1200-1500 hour sum to actually start flying jets. I guess that sounds right, only if you have not networked yourself and have been poking around the skies as a CFI for 4 to 5 years to build up that much time, most of which is Single engine. I hope this sounds motivati...

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by kaitakfan
Mon Jan 12, 2004 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyone's Favorite User Will Be Gone For 5 Days
Replies: 37
Views: 2760

RE: Everyone's Favorite User Will Be Gone For 5 Days

hey guys just to let you know... I will be gone for 5 days to San Francisco and London with my girlfriend... so you all can take it easy while this low posting fellow steps out of the country for awhile!!

Cheers!

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by kaitakfan
Sun Jan 11, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any ASU Students Or Alumni?
Replies: 11
Views: 1749

RE: Any ASU Students Or Alumni?

ASU is a nice school! I am a junior now and would not want to go anywhere else! The local area has alot of offer and the girls are plentiful! Plus the weather is also very nice this time of year! Sky Harbor airport is just a short 5 minute or so drive away to view as many A320's, 757's, as you like ...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Dec 07, 2003 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong With United?
Replies: 56
Views: 6455

RE: What's Wrong With United?

Airways6max... that post just shows how well educated and traveled you are on United. "Because their service sucks"... Really? sounds like just about every single US airlines service! Get used to it! "Their flights are usually late" Ok, I guess cold hard facts on their # 1 on time performance is use...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Nov 06, 2003 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Jump Seats?
Replies: 41
Views: 4165

RE: UAL Jump Seats?

UAL777, just curious did you get those numbers on UA805 from Skynet? Bored again between classes, I was checking loads and they are oversold in all classes again for this friday and saturday looks worse! I kind of miss the late 90's when it was so easy to get on a flight to Asia as a standby! Now it...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Nov 05, 2003 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Jump Seats?
Replies: 41
Views: 4165

RE: UAL Jump Seats?

Holy jesus!! I cant beleive an <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> flight is that wide open! I have been looking usually everyday at school to see flight loads to <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), Ch...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Nov 05, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Jump Seats?
Replies: 41
Views: 4165

RE: UAL Jump Seats?

The concepts have been explained very well here. Why is it so hard for people to understand it?!? I really laugh when people say my daddy is this and that at <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> or <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. Yeah thats great that they have ...

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by kaitakfan
Fri Oct 31, 2003 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 895, ORD-HKG?
Replies: 13
Views: 5589

RE: UA 895, ORD-HKG?

I thought the same thing. I know the jetstream might be starting to kick up as Autumn nears winter. However, I just dont see why UAL would list a tech stop for that flight on an employee non-rev website. Also, arnt most fuel stops decided while enroute instead of several hours prior to departure? I ...

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by kaitakfan
Fri Oct 31, 2003 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 895, ORD-HKG?
Replies: 13
Views: 5589

UA 895, ORD-HKG?

I was checking flight loads just a minute ago for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 895 from <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> to <acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</ac...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Oct 23, 2003 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 744s
Replies: 54
Views: 9834

RE: UA 744s

Yeah go ahead forget about the poor little <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith Inter...

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by kaitakfan
Sat Oct 18, 2003 3:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IloveBOI Now Has A Darwin Award! Bwahahahaha!
Replies: 51
Views: 5174

RE: IloveBOI Now Has A Darwin Award! Bwahahahaha!

ILoveBOY, I say you must be gay! If your are so defensive that you feel it necessary to type over and over again that your not, well something has got to be wrong in that skull of yours. Here is a good lesson to learn. When you try so hard to be funny, your gonna look like a blithering fool. Calm it...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Oct 07, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Industry 10 Years From Now?
Replies: 38
Views: 7947

RE: US Airline Industry 10 Years From Now?

This thread sure is funny to see what people think will happen in the airline industry. All I can say is it will be interesting to see what it will be like then, but no way in hell will I bother predicting the future of one of, if not the most volitile industry in the world!

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by kaitakfan
Mon Oct 06, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Do Pilots Rest On UA's 777s?
Replies: 5
Views: 4759

RE: Where Do Pilots Rest On UA's 777s?

Mac, yeah it was a dark gray curtain that covered the entire seat. When I saw this was when I was waiting for the bathroom right behind the first class cabin on <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE), Argentina">EZE</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMI...

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by kaitakfan
Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net Addicts And Maniacs
Replies: 17
Views: 2059

RE: A.net Addicts And Maniacs

Piss off Delboy! Not all of us Yanks are addicts to some god foresaken aviation website! SOME of us actually do have lives with issues that hold priority over Airliners.net.

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by kaitakfan
Sat Oct 04, 2003 3:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Do Pilots Rest On UA's 777s?
Replies: 5
Views: 4759

RE: Where Do Pilots Rest On UA's 777s?

I have always seen them resting in seat 3A in first class. they actually had a tarp over the seat. Kinda strage looking!

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by kaitakfan
Sat Oct 04, 2003 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Powerful Take Off
Replies: 71
Views: 9472

RE: The Most Powerful Take Off

The most impressive take offs I remember are the following <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</ac...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Oct 01, 2003 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French Polynesia Islands
Replies: 18
Views: 1512

RE: French Polynesia Islands

To be correct Fiji is part of Melanesia.

So now people say Bora Bora is just for tourists? Is it getting as bad as Papeete?

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by kaitakfan
Tue Sep 30, 2003 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI MD-11 Crash Video Released.
Replies: 70
Views: 22315

RE: CI MD-11 Crash Video Released.

Thanks for letting us know the video is released now. I am very curious to see how the whole crash went about. I can imagine it is pretty horrific to watch! Thanks again for the heads up! I will be looking!

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by kaitakfan
Sun Sep 21, 2003 1:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?
Replies: 25
Views: 7010

RE: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?

Beefmoney, The Left Seat Restaraunt's viewing deck is still closed! Very disapointing to see that!! I loved haning out up there as well! But I guess the dirt lot at 26 is the best we have for now! Speaking of which... how often are you out there? I am usually there 3 times a week or so after class. ...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Sep 18, 2003 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX Closed Due To Bomb Threat
Replies: 4
Views: 4525

RE: PHX Closed Due To Bomb Threat

I am at Arizona State University right now which is just south of the departure and arrival path. Since 8AM today this traffic has been steady as always. I was last outside 10 minutes ago and we there was still normal activity. I wonder what the deal is!

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by kaitakfan
Sat Sep 13, 2003 3:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?
Replies: 25
Views: 7010

RE: Cause Of Specific Sound At Take-off Of A-320?

I am shocked nobody has mentioned the growling sound that a <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym>-211 powered 747-400 makes during take off! That is by far my favourite! The <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 777-...

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by kaitakfan
Sat Sep 13, 2003 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Longest Flight?
Replies: 82
Views: 9822

RE: What Is Your Longest Flight?

My longest... <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>/<ac...

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by kaitakfan
Fri Sep 12, 2003 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why I'm Not Joining The 9/11 Rememberence
Replies: 62
Views: 2730

RE: Why I'm Not Joining The 9/11 Rememberence

I am with all of you on this. Having been apart of the United Airlines family for over 15 years we have known the victims of flight 175 and 93. It was horrible to see how bad my mom was emotionally hurt over losing co-workers. It was horrible that my dad had to relocate to Washington D.C. to be able...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Sep 11, 2003 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747-400 Returning To PHX
Replies: 18
Views: 7209

RE: BA 747-400 Returning To PHX

Thank god all mighty!! I am getting sick of seeing the 777 here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>. I cant wait to get the 747-400 back here to <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>!...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Sep 09, 2003 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Salary Question
Replies: 18
Views: 16835

RE: Pilot Salary Question

With the amount of time, effort and money all pilots have invested into becoming what they are today, I think they deserve to get those bottles of water, a good healty meal and coffee. Dont forget that those pilots are responsible for every single soul onboard that plane plus millions of dollars of ...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Sep 04, 2003 5:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaii On UA On Standby In Aug.!
Replies: 9
Views: 4450

RE: Hawaii On UA On Standby In Aug.!

There comes a point in time when you just have to say no to standby travel and stay home! My mom has blessed me with more than 15 years of standby travel with United Airlines and as an BP8A with that many years of senority I wouldnt even consider standby to Hawaii even with my mom! Your group is a b...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Temps In London Hit 100 For The First Time Ever!
Replies: 41
Views: 5043

RE: Temps In London Hit 100 For The First Time Ever!

Hell, the other day it was 116 here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>! Every time I know its gonna be a really hot one this summer I would head down to Sky Harbour Airport to watch Lufthansa 449 Heavy take off at 3:30PM! Imagine how mise...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where In The World Have You Been?
Replies: 57
Views: 3674

RE: Where In The World Have You Been?

USA of course!
Australia x 8
New Zealand
Hong Kong x 5
China
Japan x 5
Singapore
Thailand
Malaysia
England
Argentina
Canada
Mexico

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 31, 2003 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jumbo's Are 747's Only!
Replies: 41
Views: 4119

RE: Jumbo's Are 747's Only!

Ben88 is right. right from the <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym>/AIM... Heavy-Aircraft capable of takeoff weights of more than 255,000 lbs whether or not they are operating at this weight during a particular phase of flight. I may not ever u...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 31, 2003 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Exotic Vacation Destination
Replies: 18
Views: 2257

RE: Best Exotic Vacation Destination

pitty you are traveling in December. I am thinking about going to Dubai maybe in a few months on Malaysia Airlines round trip for $399. Offer ends in November. Maybe you can work a few days out before then to capitalize on such a great deal!

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 31, 2003 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Signed By" Posts
Replies: 91
Views: 4584

RE: "Signed By" Posts

"This post is lame.

Signed,
Me"

Tool! I knew it wouldnt take long for someone to try and beat the dead dog! I fully agree that the signed by crap is just straight up idiotic! The actually funny people on here can do much better than this crap!

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by kaitakfan
Wed Jul 30, 2003 8:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Going Off To College.........GF?
Replies: 23
Views: 1911

RE: Going Off To College.........GF?

So many people have so many different perspectives on long distance relationships here, I would say this is like having four powerful horses tied to your legs and arms, pulling in their own direction. I have had my share of long distance relationships before. To me, when I think back on it, it leave...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Jul 27, 2003 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Hong Kong?
Replies: 18
Views: 4620

RE: What Do You Think Of Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is a great city! Everytime I go there I enjoy my stay more and more! There is always so much energy to the city that keeps my craving more! There is just something very special about that place! I say this neglecting the fact that each time I leave there I always have got pretty sick, but ...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Jul 27, 2003 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Day In The Life Of A Non-revver
Replies: 30
Views: 7847

RE: A Day In The Life Of A Non-revver

One of my most memorable non rev trips was going to Hong Kong. Left Phoenix to Los Angeles on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> exrpess. Flew on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 124, A mid night flight to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 10, 2003 7:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia Sure Does Hate Phoenix
Replies: 16
Views: 1462

RE: Philadelphia Sure Does Hate Phoenix

Ohhh wow, that really hurts coming from some slim bag from Philadelphia. I am sure if someone with enough time on their hands in Phoenix wanted to, they could write just as foul of an article about the arm pit of the United States. But reality is, nobody here really cares about <acronym title="Phila...

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by kaitakfan
Wed Jul 09, 2003 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERROR:Woman Boards QF To MEL Instead Of CX To HKG
Replies: 32
Views: 6483

RE: ERROR:Woman Boards QF To MEL Instead Of CX To HKG

I wouldnt only question what the hell is wrong with QANTAS gate agents for not paying attention to the tickets they are taking, but the woman should be under extreme focus! How thick headed can one person be to board a plane of the wrong airline to the wrong city and country! There really is no excu...

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 03, 2003 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Countries Have You Been To?
Replies: 70
Views: 4080

RE: How Many Countries Have You Been To?

England
Australia
New Zealand
Hong Kong
China
Japan
Thailand
Singapore
Malaysia
Argentina
Canada
Mexico

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by kaitakfan
Thu Jul 03, 2003 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US States You've Been To
Replies: 40
Views: 2490

RE: US States You've Been To

AZ <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> <acronym title="NWT Air (Canada)">NV</acronym> <acronym title="Mount Cook Airlines (New Zealand)">NM</acronym> NE NY <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> <acronym title="Caribéenne...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Jul 01, 2003 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any A.netters Attending Or A Graduate Of ASU?
Replies: 6
Views: 2044

RE: Any A.netters Attending Or A Graduate Of ASU?

You will have a blast at <acronym title="Asuncion - Silvio Pettirossi (Presidente Stroessner) (ASU / SGAS), Paraguay">ASU</acronym> even if your under 21. As you start to adjust, you will start to pick up many things to do that interest you. but that is with any big university. Remember, Sky Harbor ...

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by kaitakfan
Tue Jul 01, 2003 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photo Of The Next Aircraft You Will Probably Fly..
Replies: 84
Views: 6934

RE: Photo Of The Next Aircraft You Will Probably Fly..

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/343254/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/343254/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/5/2/343254.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200" h...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Jun 29, 2003 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying Around Pheonix!
Replies: 5
Views: 2122

RE: Flying Around Pheonix!

You want a good short flight? Try Sedona or Flagstaff. Sedona ranks up there as one of the most thrilling approaches a <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> pilot can make. Flagstaff is also a nice 1 hour flight away as well. If you need anyone to split costs with... let me know! I am alway...

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by kaitakfan
Sun Jun 15, 2003 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any Songs Give You A Chill?
Replies: 76
Views: 5075

RE: Any Songs Give You A Chill?

With or without you as well as New York from U2. I think U2 is the overall highest vote getter in this thread for sure!

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by kaitakfan
Sat Jun 14, 2003 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fav Roller Coaster?
Replies: 47
Views: 5010

RE: Fav Roller Coaster?

Scream, Goliath and Riddlers Revenge all at Magic Mountain are awesome rides!

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by kaitakfan
Sat Jun 14, 2003 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The New Hulk Looks Way Too Fake!
Replies: 29
Views: 3749

RE: The New Hulk Looks Way Too Fake!

The movie looks pretty damn stupid to me. I laugh everytime I see a preview. Especially how it seems he is just flying all over the place.

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by kaitakfan
Wed Jun 11, 2003 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photos That Make You Think....
Replies: 16
Views: 3981

RE: Photos That Make You Think....

"It is the first 767 I flew on..."

Thanks for the response. I figured you had a good reason!

Cheers!

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by kaitakfan
Wed Jun 11, 2003 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Photos That Make You Think....
Replies: 16
Views: 3981

RE: Photos That Make You Think....

747-451, could you please clarify why you would post a picture of that particular aircraft in a thread that is about pilots having fun, or why you want to become a pilot? Hopefully you see why I am curious because I dont understand how a traggic hijacking can relate to the topic. I am sure you have ...

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