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by salttee
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11
Replies: 76
Views: 5570

Re: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11

AA747123 wrote:
We should not concern ourself about foreign civilian and military casualties.

Thanks for telling us all about yourself.

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

NIKV69 wrote:
salttee wrote:

What's a "Warren"?


Surely you jest

I have since figured out that you must mean Elizabeth Warren, but as I'm from the west coast, she's not at the forefront of my consciousness.
I'm not a party stalwart as you probably think.

You're obviously much more fixated with her than I.

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

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flyingturtle wrote:
salttee wrote:
Please link to whatever you are talking about so we can see what you're referring to and its context.


No, not doing you that favor.
How would that be doing me any favors?
BTW maybe you missed it.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1407217&p=20861033#p20861091

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Guitar Solo
Replies: 41
Views: 2937

Re: The Correct Guitar Solo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=5KGe_X77k0E

Also a Rolling Stones Tune.
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Here's the correct sax solo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=5KGe_X77k0E

Also a Rolling Stones Tune.

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11
Replies: 76
Views: 5570

Re: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11

And, once those soldiers come home with loads of PTS, they make great recruits for our police departments. Which is one reason we hear of so many police beatings and shootings. George Bush was ever so helpful in this regard by releasing a river of heavy weapons and armored vehicles to police departm...

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Oh boy. Oh boy... so you have a system that protects against low-speed stalls, and it is still active near Vne... ? When there is no functioning airspeed data how could the system know? There could be a valid question on why was the speed was so high. But I won't ask it. Just ask. We're all most ea...

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

If the plane was near Vne and the trim caused a nose down that wasn't immediately corrected, with the throttles advanced as they apparently were, it could have gone into a high speed stall. This would then be the reason why the fishermen saw no recovery attempt. Oh boy. Oh boy... so you have a syst...

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

If the plane was near Vne and the trim caused a nose down that wasn't immediately corrected, with the throttles advanced as they apparently were, it could have gone into a high speed stall. This would then be the reason why the fishermen saw no recovery attempt.

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange Rape Investigation Is Dropped in Sweden
Replies: 147
Views: 10125

Re: Julian Assange Rape Investigation Is Dropped in Sweden

It also looks like Mr. Assange made a poor choice by his holing up in the Ecuadoran embassy in his effort to avoid facing charges against him. When he surrenders to the British he will have to acknowledge that he has wasted years of his life spent inside that embassy. I don't think any judge is goin...

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

NIKV69 wrote:
Not much difference believe me.

How did you type that with your hands on your hips?

What's a "Warren"?

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can someone explain semicolons?
Replies: 21
Views: 1845

Re: Can someone explain semicolons?

Hyphens are a no no. They aren't used in place of ;'s in proper English.

But I use em anyway.

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can someone explain semicolons?
Replies: 21
Views: 1845

Re: Can someone explain semicolons?

I use two spaces too, but it's not universally accepted as necessary.

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by salttee
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

It's controversial because it is irrelevant to MCAS. As has been explained to you a few times already, pulling back on the yoke would have done nothing for the Lion Air pilots but add to their confusion, because pulling back on the yoke does not disconnect MCAS. And you see the elevator trim as ove...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

You can't discern the difference between a state attorney general and a libel lawyer with hookers as clients.
No wonder you are a fan of Trump.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can someone explain semicolons?
Replies: 21
Views: 1845

Re: Can someone explain semicolons?

It is similar to a period. It turns what would be two sentences into a single sentence with two parts. The semicolon or semi colon (;) is a punctuation mark that separates major sentence elements. A semicolon can be used between two closely related independent clauses, provided they are not already ...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The pilots had no need at that moment to know what was going on; they needed to pull back on the control column (the same as a hang glider pilot would push out on the control bar if his craft started nosing down or a super Cub pilot would pull back on the stick) which would restore normal flight at...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

First, I believe pulling back on the column in this instance will not deactivate the MCAS nose down trim -- you need to trim nose up and once it starts again turn the STAB TRIM switches to CUT OUT. Second, they would be experiencing elevator control forces that were four times normal feel -- probab...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

When your steering angle sensor fails, it doesn't command the steering system to go hard-over at highway speeds. Your analogy is even worse. If a steering angle sensor failed it might not be a bad idea for it to turn the wheel a tad to the right so as to prevent a headon. That's closer to what the ...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Essentially it boils down to: The pilots had no idea what was going on. The pilots had no need at that moment to know what was going on; they needed to pull back on the control column (the same as a hang glider pilot would push out on the control bar if his craft started nosing down or a super Cub p...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

7BOEING7 and BoeingGuy are two different people.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

As I tried to explain earlier, this is the 21st century and there is a way to solve this with a computer and 3 AoA sensors. But you sound so 1980s, saying all you need is a computer and................. And of course you need 2 computers with the main able to tell you when it isn’t functioning corr...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

greendot wrote:
I wonder how this will unfold in comparison to the 737's historical rudder hardover problem.

Probably people who stoop to that level will be ignored.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

AirlineCritic wrote:
Yup, this. IF the cause of this accident ends up being an MCAS event brought about by faulty AOA inputs

How could it be that when the actual precipitating event was the loss of airspeed information which disconnected the AP and left the PF blind?

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

SurlyBonds wrote:
Please explain why we should keep flying the 737 MAX when it is known to fly itself in the ground due to a faulty AoA sensor.

That's completely off base and disingenuous hyperbole.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

So, I wonder if the Max, with all systems out except the RAT (if it has one) will glide decently to the nearest field. In other words would a guy like AC's Capt. Pearson be able to do his Gimli Glider thing? Or is this aircraft borderline unstable without all its electronic "helpers"? The...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Are either of the bolded statements factually documented somewhere officially? There were serious airspeed reporting failures on previous flights that were never fixed, the mechanics returned this failing plane to service more than once, that's documented. The poor airmanship claim is only my asser...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

But how did they get a garden variety cop to file felony charges?
There's obviously something missing here.
We need the police report.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

@flyingturtle In the case of JT610, the system didn't know that the sensors weren't reporting accurately. I don't know how the system could have known unless a separate AOA sensor analysis system was built in. Adding more sensors doesn't necessarily solve the problem in any case. There are cases whe...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

But if an AoA sensor fails, then every system which depends on that sensor should quit on its own, or give at least a warning. This turns into an esoteric discussion. How does the system know the sensor failed? What if a properly working sensor is deemed to be not working? aaaaaaGH!! Where does it ...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

@CO953
But there was a failed AOA sensor, Boeing can't have a smooth trouble free automatic solution for everything.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

... They're trained to deal with airspeed failure. And AoA sensor failure. These are known failure modes. The problem is that MCAS messed up the way stabilizer trim works. You counteract trim with the yoke ---> trim stops. In the absence of MCAS. But MCAS was not known to the pilots. It's hugely im...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The AOA system worked as it should I don't see that any hardware or software changes are needed. It did not work as it should, or else the AD would not have been issued. You don't see an issue with one malfunctioning sensor causing multiple, lengthy nose-down inputs without telling the pilots? On a...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 628927

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

well I guess in this case, Every doomed passenger's family and Lion Air can sue boeing and ask Boeing to be the sole primary responsibility for the crash, not Lion Air. It's an easy case to win Not as I see it. I'm going to stand on the side of those saying they won't fly the plane until this thing...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

Whoever the injured party is remains unknown. The ex-wife denies it was her. Yet the cops arrested him with a felony charge.

It's all very peculiar.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

S/he didn't mean they'll literally pull the airplane straight up (ie vertical). The quote from GF's post: Pull a plane straight up, it will run out of airspeed, flop over nose down at a very similar attitude it had going up, now down with no airspeed. BTW I understand the dynamics if getting out of...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

His running for president was a farce from day one. Even he probably knew that.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

@novarupta As far as we know flight 610 was in level flight at high airspeed when it began its descent. Thus, the points GalaxyFlyer raised were not applicable to the situation we have been discussing here. Really, you're defending the use of the scenario of pulling the plane straight up and floppin...

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 3
Views: 889

Re: Michael Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

Where in that link did you see anything about "her face (being) completely swollen?
That article didn't even identify the victim for certain.

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by salttee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

the stability of the MAX is diminished due to an undersized horizontal stabilizer that Boeing compensated for via the MCAS. Without MCAS, the MAX will be easier to stall, and harder to recover than a 738NG. But the limited authority of that "undersized horizontal stabilizer" would only be...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 80
Views: 4498

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

This guy has had more than his five minutes of fame already.

But this reminds me, the reason Trump didn't go to the memorial in France was just a misunderstanding. When he was told that it was stormy outside he thought that Stormy was outside, so he hid in a closet.

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 11289

Re: Another big fire in California

The Sacramento Bee is running an article on the humanitarian crisis caused by the burning down of the town of Paradise. What are these people going to do? Refugee camps for fire survivors? Butte County on ‘edge’ of humanitarian crisis after Camp Fire https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/fire...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

You don't need "procedures" to tell you to pull back on the yoke when the plane starts to nose down. Pulling back maybe the worst thing to do when the nose starts down! It depends on lots of other factors—speed, attitude being the primary ones. Pull a plane straight up, it will run out of...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

Make sure you cut off 80% Cessna's stabilizer before that test flight - it would be a better approximation to the situation at hand. MCAS is there for reduced stability reasons. This plane wasn't in a flight region where MCAS intervention was appropriate. The MCAS intervened only because of a broke...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots
Replies: 295
Views: 48116

Re: Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots

It is all speculation until we have all facts. True, and the "facts" we currently have don't make any sense. No matter what else was happening, any pilot would pull back on the yoke when the nose starts pointing down. This of course leaves a stall as the possible cause for the descent, bu...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 11289

Re: Another big fire in California

afcjets wrote:
Really?
Again, what's your point? your rants so often seem to be without purpose.

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 11289

Re: Another big fire in California

I said most of the state’s residents are in two major metro areas, the key word being major, and while I was off by 25% on the total population, it is still true. OC and the IE are considered suburban LA and have a combined population of almost 18.5 million (including LA obviously). The other major...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ALL Google traffic routed to Nigeria/China/Russia
Replies: 27
Views: 2448

Re: ALL Google traffic routed to Nigeria/China/Russia

TSS wrote:
That's why I use Bing:

Because
It's
Not
Google
Oh, yea. Bill Gates is your friend.

LOL

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 11289

Re: Another big fire in California

afcjets wrote:
Exactly, you clear closer to a mile width of vegetation, not 100 million acres.
Then what do you do when it grows back?

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 11289

Re: Another big fire in California

As you know most of California’s 100 million acres are undeveloped and most of the 30 million residents live in or near only two major metro areas. That's where fires generally start is in unincorporated areas. So what's your point? Are you holding back some revolutionary solution? Have you ever be...

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by salttee
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 11289

Re: Another big fire in California

You can clear out trees and shrub in strategic areas to prevent wildfires from as easily jumping into residential areas. But you might prefer people lose their home rather than listen to Trump or someone from Louisiana, or Orange County. How many "strategic places" do you think there are ...

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