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by GuitrThree
Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi
Replies: 74
Views: 1904

RE: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi

Falcon, true.. can't argue this statement, "He is your leader. You elected him, friend, not me." I am curious, tell me (us), if you had the opportunity to "appoint" a president to YOUR liking, who would it be... of course, you can't name Bill Clinton or Carter, because they aren't eligible, but real...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Jan 21, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi
Replies: 74
Views: 1904

RE: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi

Rsmith6621a,

I asked you a question about your tag line, "If your not, please explain how Democracy died today."

I guess you forgot in your hurriedness to throw out one of the Lib's favorite defenses.. the Halliburton defense..

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by GuitrThree
Fri Jan 21, 2005 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi
Replies: 74
Views: 1904

RE: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi

Falcon84, you say <b>"Well, L-188, and 7e7, she's your SecState, not mine. Bush is your president, not mine. When they fuck up, you, and 59 million others are the ones at fault. See if you can handle it.</b>" I have to turn the table's on you here. Seems to me, that YOU are the one that can't handle...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Jan 21, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi
Replies: 74
Views: 1904

RE: Senator Boxes Challenges Condi

<i>Democracy Was Wounded on 11/02/04 Died on 01/06/2005 and Buried on 01/20/2005..Democracy Was Great Wasnt It!!!</i> Ohhh, I just LOVE this tag line... coming from someone who SUPPORTS: John Kerry and the UN. Both support France and Germany who were PROVEN to be involved in the Oil for Food scandal...

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by GuitrThree
Wed Jan 19, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 And Turbulence
Replies: 48
Views: 12617

RE: A380 And Turbulence

Ok, I have to say it since no one else did......

forget the casino or even the gym, what if you were "working out" on one of those "two person beds" and some severe turbulence hit...

all I can see is some severe pain.....

Ouch!

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by GuitrThree
Tue Jan 18, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery Flight Path
Replies: 6
Views: 3508

RE: Mystery Flight Path

Ok, just guessing here... these aircraft are heading to <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym>.. Approaching via the Westminsterfour arrival, which would place them going west to east, NORTH of <acronym title="Baltimore / Washi...

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by GuitrThree
Tue Jan 18, 2005 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Airline" The TV Show. Bad PR For WN?
Replies: 77
Views: 8275

RE: "Airline" The TV Show. Bad PR For WN?

Yea.. I agree.. it show's a very by the policy book airline... which I like... I also love all those that threaten or actually do call their lawyer relatives... never get anywhere.. After watching about 20 episodes, all I can say is don't drink to the extreme before boarding.. if you do, just keep q...

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by GuitrThree
Mon Jan 17, 2005 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest And ATA
Replies: 20
Views: 3355

RE: Southwest And ATA

Bruce.. well I priced <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym> to <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> today.. SWA website.. $244 plus Taxes title and license.. each w...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Jan 13, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thunderstorm Lights?
Replies: 3
Views: 5907

Thunderstorm Lights?

Being that Nashville had one of those "Laser Light" incidents over the holiday's, the Nashville paper, <i>The Tennessean,</i> has been running stories about this often. In today's edition, on the front page, there was a story titled <u>"Government to give pilots laser advisories."</u> It gives the i...

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by GuitrThree
Tue Jan 11, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Logo
Replies: 7
Views: 5639

RE: WN Logo

<b>MoodyBlues: However, being that the major visual difference between a -300 and -700 is the size of the wings (and the painted flap covers, which are deep orange, as opposed to gray on the -200, -300, & -500) I would say that it would be impossible to tell the difference on that little tiny logo.<...

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by GuitrThree
Mon Jan 10, 2005 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest To Hawai'i
Replies: 42
Views: 6780

RE: Southwest To Hawai'i

<b>Floris: I can't image anybody actually wanting to fly to Hawaii on SouthWest. One hour in one of their aircraft is already a nightmare. This would be a 5 hour flight... You would have to be very masochistic. </b> One hour in their aircraft is already a nightmare you say? Tell us, how much time do...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Jan 07, 2005 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA's Service Sunken To New Lows
Replies: 75
Views: 11813

RE: NWA's Service Sunken To New Lows

JetSOUTHEAST: For regular readers, we interrupt this broadcast... Being that this is a forum about AIRLINES and it's equipment and companies, I really try to stay away from politics. But after reading your "tag line" that obviously shows your political interests which states <i>"I hear there's rumor...

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by GuitrThree
Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laser In Cockpits Again?
Replies: 76
Views: 8328

RE: Laser In Cockpits Again?

<b>MyJetBill: <u>Nuts.........this whole thing is nuts.... </b></u> Nuts you say? As you might know a departing <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> regional to Chicago from Nashville got "lasered" at about 3,000 agl Sunday night.... Nuts you say? You should have seen not only 3/4 o...

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by GuitrThree
Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines' Plan To Cut Up To 6900 Jobs Sta
Replies: 38
Views: 10763

Delta Air Lines' Plan To Cut Up To 6900 Jobs Sta

You know, I was just watching a Home Depot commercial while reading Thunder9's post. Do you want to know what it was about? The commercial stated that last year, Home Depot <b><u>permanently lowered prices on 5000 items</b></u>, and in the same breath they stated that their employees also contribute...

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by GuitrThree
Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines' Plan To Cut Up To 6900 Jobs Sta
Replies: 38
Views: 10763

Delta Air Lines' Plan To Cut Up To 6900 Jobs Sta

<b>Pbiflyer, You said, "Just one example if I may: I recently paid $138.00 for a round trip ticket from <acronym title="West Palm Beach - Palm Beach International (PBI / KPBI), USA - Florida">PBI</acronym> to Atl, going up one day and back the next and not over a Saturday. The same trip 10 years ago...

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by GuitrThree
Mon Dec 27, 2004 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Cabin Pets
Replies: 28
Views: 3604

RE: In Cabin Pets

The REAL question here is not "is it really worth the hassle and scaring of the dog." The real question is, are you willing to irritate the crap out of 130 or so PAX just to transport your dog as it yaps for hours so it could "have a great time in Iowa." I'm a HUGE animal lover.. but for the sanity ...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA's And Air Blue - Mid Air Collision Averted
Replies: 14
Views: 7075

RE: PIA's And Air Blue - Mid Air Collision Averted

Saleem, umm, no. The reason why BOTH aircraft are to turn right is that by BOTH aircraft doing THE SAME THING as they are flying AWAY from each other. Your logic might make sense of one diving and being able to "clear the same path" more quickly , until you figure that if you have two aircraft on a ...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Dec 23, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA's And Air Blue - Mid Air Collision Averted
Replies: 14
Views: 7075

RE: PIA's And Air Blue - Mid Air Collision Averted

Pilotaydin, so, you are saying that if they both had TCAS they would have coordinated a maneuver to not end up being so close. Since they almost collided, you are saying both of their TCAS coordinated to dive, or one or both of the aircraft didn't have TCAS. That being deducted, at least ONE of the ...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Dec 23, 2004 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA's And Air Blue - Mid Air Collision Averted
Replies: 14
Views: 7075

RE: PIA's And Air Blue - Mid Air Collision Averted

Humm, that's wired. As a Private Pilot, I was always taught, and according to the 2004 <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> AIM, to turn right to avoid a collision, but in this case, they both dove? Sounds like someone put these two aircraft on...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Dec 17, 2004 3:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Wishlist For 2005
Replies: 60
Views: 4691

RE: Your Wishlist For 2005

For 2005, I only want two things: <b>1. NO CELL PHONES on aircraft 2. A DARN SEAT NUMBER <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> <acronym title="Midwest Airlines (Egypt) and Aerotransportes Mas (Mexico)">MY</acronym> <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> TICKET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! </b> ...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Dec 16, 2004 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants Rally At White House
Replies: 126
Views: 8597

RE: Flight Attendants Rally At White House

Sorry for the two close posts, but seen this after I posted here: <b>VonRichtofen said: "Especially now with the Wal-Mart caliber passengers that they get to deal with everyday....They deal with the customers face to face. This is very important to the company and F/A's should be compensated enough ...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Dec 16, 2004 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants Rally At White House
Replies: 126
Views: 8597

RE: Flight Attendants Rally At White House

Ok, is it just me or am I missing something here? You are a <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>. You are unionized. You pay your union dues to represent you and your union fellow workers. You happily pay your union dues. "They protect you." You get your pay cut. Not by George Bush. N...

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by GuitrThree
Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End Of An Industry As We Know It
Replies: 44
Views: 11054

RE: The End Of An Industry As We Know It

First off, I agree that the topic is correct, it is going to change, however, I don't agree with how. A isn't going anywhere. Neither is B. However, that being said, I believe instead of one disappearing in the A vs. B fight, I believe what you are going to see is something more of an A vs. B vs. E ...

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by GuitrThree
Mon Dec 13, 2004 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Can You Smoke At SFO?
Replies: 21
Views: 19150

RE: Where Can You Smoke At SFO?

Isn't it NYC where you can't even smoke in Bars? Humm. NY. California. Pro-choice Blue States, correct?  Nuts

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by GuitrThree
Mon Dec 13, 2004 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Taxiing On One Engine, Is This New?
Replies: 60
Views: 11658

RE: Delta - Taxiing On One Engine, Is This New?

Pilotpip, no problem, I figured that was a little off.... but if you are a fueler, I might just pull up in my 172 one day and tell you to <b>"gimme some of that there 17 lb Jet-A."</b> At that weight, that stuff would be so potent that a few gallons would do me. Or, do me in!! One or the other!!!

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by GuitrThree
Mon Dec 13, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Taxiing On One Engine, Is This New?
Replies: 60
Views: 11658

RE: Delta - Taxiing On One Engine, Is This New?

<b>Pilotpip: Assuming 1000 pounds per hour at idle, a 10 minute taxi will save about 170 pounds of fuel. That's a little over 10 gallons.</b> Jet-A weighs 17 pounds a gallon? I thought is was 6.7 (or so, depending on density) pounds a gallon... using this figure 170lbs of fuel is 25.4 gallons!!

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by GuitrThree
Sat Dec 04, 2004 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WN Experience
Replies: 37
Views: 3558

RE: The WN Experience

Dsuairptman, Wow. I have to explain why non-stop is better than connections? I guess some just don't understand, so here goes. For one. I am a private pilot. So the thrill of taking off/landing is gone. I do it all the time. MYSELF! If I want the thrill of landing in a heavy cross wind, I look out t...

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by GuitrThree
Sat Dec 04, 2004 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WN Experience
Replies: 37
Views: 3558

RE: The WN Experience

I HATE the <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> boarding process. I do, however, fly them. Why? Like everyone else, price and the availability of flights, at least here from Nashville (9th biggest SWA Hub). Not only a large number of flights, but a large number are NON-STOP. Wonder...

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by GuitrThree
Wed Dec 01, 2004 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH422 Aborted Landing At BOS Today
Replies: 18
Views: 20380

RE: LH422 Aborted Landing At BOS Today

Speaking of spacing, or the lack there of, I happened to have a strange (or what I thought was strange) landing in a US Air 737 from Charlotte to Nashville in late September. <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym> has three parallel runw...

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by GuitrThree
Tue Nov 30, 2004 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BUR-OAK...with A Fuel Stop At LAX?!
Replies: 29
Views: 6055

RE: BUR-OAK...with A Fuel Stop At LAX?!

<b>Someone said.... Runways 33 and 15 are the same runway at <acronym title="Burbank (/ Glendale / Pasadena) - Bob Hope (Lockheed Air Terminal) (BUR / KBUR), USA - California">BUR</acronym>. </b> Ummm, Runways 33 and 15 are <b>ALWAYS</b> the same runway everywhere!!! I couldn't resist!  <img sr...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Nov 12, 2004 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A380 Inside + Engine Integration Pics
Replies: 43
Views: 26055

RE: New A380 Inside + Engine Integration Pics

That things so big they can put both men and women's restrooms in with multiple stalls in each!!!!

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by GuitrThree
Fri Nov 12, 2004 4:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Water & Hot Brakes
Replies: 22
Views: 7306

RE: Water & Hot Brakes

Air France 747... Air France 747...

Heard from the Cockpit: "Hey you guys down there... When your done cooling this thing can you spray a little water up here and wash this thing??"  Big grin




[Edited 2004-11-11 20:26:57]

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by GuitrThree
Fri Nov 12, 2004 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A380 Inside + Engine Integration Pics
Replies: 43
Views: 26055

RE: New A380 Inside + Engine Integration Pics

Ok, thank's for clearing that up.. I was on a U.S. Airways A320 and a Ted Airbus in September and didn't notice that... Being that I usually Fly Delta 757's or SWA out of <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym> I guess I'm just used to se...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Nov 12, 2004 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A380 Inside + Engine Integration Pics
Replies: 43
Views: 26055

RE: New A380 Inside + Engine Integration Pics

Those passenger doors open in a strange way don't they? Most large Aircraft I flew have doors that open to the inside, with the door opening being more narrow towards the edge of the plane, made so the door wedges into the side of the aircraft, thus helping prevent opening due to pressure difference...

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by GuitrThree
Mon Nov 08, 2004 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Altitude Commercial Airliner
Replies: 40
Views: 14877

RE: High Altitude Commercial Airliner

I couldn't believe it, but Southwest, and I'm sure others, allow you to use GPS receivers while in flight. I brought my Garmin 196 along on a <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS ...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Nov 05, 2004 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Depressed Me!
Replies: 43
Views: 8676

RE: BA Depressed Me!

Lufthansa, I have to disagree with you about this "being the problem of America." The Problem with America is the "It's not my fault" mentality so many people have. This post points it out over and over again. 744, and I want to say this professionally, messed up. It was his fault. But all he has to...

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by GuitrThree
Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fires FA
Replies: 52
Views: 8363

RE: Delta Fires FA

What? Written Rules? Does everything need to be spelled out? She was (1) On Duty, (2) On a company Aircraft, (3) In Uniform, (4) Not doing her job in any way, shape, or form. This is not a case of breaking unwritten rules. She was simply not doing her job when these photos were taken. You can't simp...

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by GuitrThree
Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fires FA
Replies: 52
Views: 8363

RE: Delta Fires FA

All you guys are missing the point, especially those that state "not bad pictures, but she was wearing the uniform...." duh.. This is the problem!! She was wearing the uniform **because she was working**!!! I would have a problem with ANY of my employees if they were (1) Goofing off while working, w...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Oct 29, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Do Away With Unassigned Seating?
Replies: 61
Views: 8450

RE: WN To Do Away With Unassigned Seating?

Sure, you can use the online check in, but you still have to stand in line to and wait when you get to the airport. Stand for sometimes and hour. That's not customer service, in my mind. And, besides that, I tried the online check-in. It doesn't work if you have multipule passengers (meaning more th...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Oct 29, 2004 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Do Away With Unassigned Seating?
Replies: 61
Views: 8450

RE: WN To Do Away With Unassigned Seating?

From what I understand, the unassigned seats only saves time in bookings. That way, <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> doesn't have to pay the operators to look for "4 seats behind the wing," "in front of the wing," "closest to the bathroom," "isn't the exit row open?" etc, etc. ...

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by GuitrThree
Fri Oct 29, 2004 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Do Away With Unassigned Seating?
Replies: 61
Views: 8450

RE: WN To Do Away With Unassigned Seating?

The problem I see with <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>'s non assigned seats is in the connection, if you have one. I fly from <acronym title="Nashville - International (Metropolitan) (BNA / KBNA), USA - Tennessee">BNA</acronym>, where it's great to fly to Las Vegas or Chicago,...

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