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by notaxonrotax
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 14941

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

Will never happen. There are 10.000 reasons I can think of why either of the two will get cheesed off by the other side and therefore retaliates by canceling this charade meeting. They have an unstable preteen-level subnormal in the white house that throws his toys out of his golden pram at the best...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets jailed
Replies: 58
Views: 1816

Re: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets jailed

An exciting election coming up.....

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia needs to stop ruining everything.
Replies: 566
Views: 14964

Re: Russia needs to stop ruining everything.

An exciting election coming up.....

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1277
Views: 357904

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Iemand91 wrote:
She's off to Teruel, Spain early next week.


Why not keep her in Holland?
Give 747Classic something to look at.


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teacher Fires Shot in School...let the debate continue
Replies: 25
Views: 824

Re: Teacher Fires Shot in School...let the debate continue

Can we at least use silencers in the school library, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russianplanes.net site closed
Replies: 39
Views: 4849

Re: Russianplanes.net site closed

Queue a staunch defense of user "Scorpius"......
He will tell us that Putin actually runs a more democratic show than any of our countries.

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai runway to close for 6 weeks in 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 5982

Re: Dubai runway to close for 6 weeks in 2019

Oh, so they need another couple of A380`s full of underpaid construction workers from India and Sri Lanka.
Or would the locals build this one, for once?

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.
Replies: 8
Views: 2097

Re: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.

read the shocking final report here http://avherald.com/h?article=4508fb60&opt=0... What caught me was that they had a dual engine failure, to which the crew did not respond correctly; obviously. But the reason WHY these failures happened was never really determined, or so it seems. Mental note...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.
Replies: 8
Views: 2097

Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5307c0


No injuries, but damage to the airframe.
It closed the airport, which has been reopened yesterday.

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Happened 2 nights ago in strong wind and heavy rain:

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5307c0


No injuries, but damage to the airframe.
It closed the airport, which has been reopened yesterday.

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I watch/spot airliners; wife thinks I am nuts....
Replies: 34
Views: 8067

Re: I watch/spot airliners; wife thinks I am nuts....

2175301 wrote:
hanging out in the bars... ,


Hang on, are watching planes and drinking mutually exclusive?
I normally try to combine the two....


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 119767

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

...but look at the early 787´s, the first two are already retired if I´m not mistaken! No customer-delivered frame has been retired. Absolutely, Stitch. That´s why I wrote: It remains to be seen whether the early commercially sold 787´s will enjoy a very long life..... Same for A350 of course. Let`...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 119767

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

Don't forget these are early-build aircraft which had to have wiring modifications which render them oddballs in the context of the greater fleet. What will really be interesting is to see what SQ (as well as EK, also known for turning their fleet over relatively quickly) do as more of their frames...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 135650

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Any A330NEO and A350 comparison pics available yet?
I think I will confuse the 2 racoons like this.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15963

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

stlgph wrote:

I'll just say it. They can be thankful I wasn't on board.


Please enlighten us...what would you have done?
I am serious...I`d like to learn.

Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 4488

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

Cue the conspiracies...like back in Sandy Hook.
1000´s were involved in a huge cover-up, right?

This must be the same right here, this whole event simply never happened!
An evil plot, discrediting the poor POOR NRA.

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 NEO LR LBG - JFK Flight Tracker
Replies: 59
Views: 12216

Re: A321 NEO LR CDG - JFK Flight Tracker

Any updates on the aircraft movement / program, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

Re: Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?

No idea, not that tightly wound up Fair enough. I do wonder where the borderline between me "being tightly wound" and simply unsocial behaviour of loud phone users lies, though. That and the twitter noise on iPhone. Yes, we know you are so connected and the socialite of the universe, but ...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

Anybody else sick off the Samsung bird whistle ringtone played so loud?

So I understand why you´d buy a Samsung mobile product, as they are pretty good. But why do SO MANY people use that "cute" bird whistle at FULL volume? All loud ringtones are annoying, granted; but somehow I seem to hear this whistle a lot more than others. I do see the point of a ringtone...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 318428

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Line number 315, Formerly HB-JJJ with PrivatAir; has she been delivered yet, please?
I believe she spent some time sunbathing in the desert.

Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's 757
Replies: 20
Views: 10026

Re: Trump's 757

deebee278 wrote:
It's now just a plain old private 757.


Exactly what it has been for a long time and what it will be whenever the private citizen Drumpf decides to fly it again.
The status of this aircraft has actually not changed at all.


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 330
Views: 156870

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!

Talk about timing.....





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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1277
Views: 357904

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

On the 26th of this month one of the few remaining ladies visited Rotterdam/The Hague for a mere 1,5 hours......2.200 meters of runway is no issue when you arrive from the Antilles. https://image.ibb.co/bKcgG6/Rotterdam.jpg Customs and immigration were eventually completed at Schiphol! No Tax On Rotax

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 219615

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

SpieleWERT wrote:
cougar15 wrote:
:twocents: :twocents: Gelb bleibt// Yellow will not go away!


Do you have confirmation/proof for this?


There are probably some on this forum that have evidence of some kind, but I guess they just don`t want to lose their job.



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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 empennage question. What is it, please?
Replies: 17
Views: 2635

Re: 777 empennage question. What is it, please?

Thanks, folks!
Is it that visible on other airliners?

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 empennage question. What is it, please?
Replies: 17
Views: 2635

777 empennage question. What is it, please?

Hi,

I feel silly for asking this question, but what is this "thing" sticking out of this 777 tail?
Parked rather close to me at Libreville, I couldn`t help noticing this little detail for the very first time.

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Thanks!


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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH122 SYD-KUL (9M-MTM) diverts to ASP after engine shut down in flight
Replies: 43
Views: 7279

Re: MH122 SYD-KUL (9M-MTM) diverts to ASP after engine shut down in flight

If you lose one engine, I don’t think you can safely assume that the other engine (or engines) will keep running long enough to reach safety. I would think you would want to get on the deck as quickly as possible after an inflight failure in one engine, regardless of whether the aircraft has 2, 3 o...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1277
Views: 357904

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

bennett123 wrote:
Do you know which B747-400 we are looking at?.


I am pretty sure it was the City of Atlanta!


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 76068

Re: A340 To be scrapped

Iemand91 wrote:

The dismantled cockpit of KLM's PH-BFR, being scrapped at Twente. Photo taken about a week ago:

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Any more pics you of Rio de Janeiro, please?

Nice to see that the work is picking up for Twente!


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 76068

Re: The A330 and A340 Write off - Retirement - Scrapping Thread

TC-JOC was actually written off less than a year into service. Looks like they scrapped it and then reassembled again nearby: https://www.aviationnepal.com/current-status-of-turkish-a330-tc-joc/ https://www.aviationnepal.com/retired-airbus-a330/ That`s a good cause for that airframe! No Tax On Rotax

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1277
Views: 357904

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

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Teruel, a few weeks ago......


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 76068

Re: The A330 and A340 Write off - Retirement - Scrapping Thread

Any news on A6-EHH, Etihad´s A346 stored in Teruel; please?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Teruel: I think I just saw an Airbus land for the last time.....
Replies: 6
Views: 4672

Re: Teruel: I think I just saw an Airbus land for the last time.....

Any news on this frame yet, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM retro 737 repainted
Replies: 27
Views: 5937

Re: KLM retro 737 repainted

Flew her from Aberdeen once....good stuff!
Here`s hoping for another one.....or would they wait for a Max?
That might be a while.....

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the drop in NFL ratings?
Replies: 29
Views: 1568

Re: Why the drop in NFL ratings?

Soccer is conquering the USA slowly, yeah baby!

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 154
Views: 20341

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

AA knows what their customer looks like and wants. They won’t loose bookings because a lav door doesn’t swing in the ideal manner. This might be the only sensible post in this thread. The thought of a customer searching for flights, finding one that has the right route, times, and price, then decid...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Changes to priority screening
Replies: 38
Views: 16095

Re: Changes to priority screening

airkas1 wrote:
notaxonrotax wrote:
Also for General Aviation?

Yes. This has been the case for a while now. Any new registration is eligible for priority screening.


Thank you.
I wasn`t aware of this.
My market is actually "new registrations", as you know.

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are 777s always this loud?
Replies: 47
Views: 10485

Re: Are 777s always this loud?

Same here......777 is loud!
Sat up front, in the back; B772, B77W, different airlines......loud!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon
Replies: 181
Views: 38573

Re: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon

A B738 write off, perhaps?
Nothing surprises me anymore after BA2276´s B777 revival!

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 NEO series and A350's for China can't be delivered
Replies: 34
Views: 15867

Re: Airbus A320 NEO series and A350's for China can't be delivered

Typical Chinese method of bullying and intimidating other countries in order to get what it wants. It is time these countries unite together and tell China NO. China is doing what US and UE main countries has done in the last 500 years. Pay back hurts In all fairness, they haven't resorted to flood...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Changes to priority screening
Replies: 38
Views: 16095

Re: Changes to priority screening

LuisPortillo wrote:
Dear Screener:

Regards, I would like to ask about the priority screening, If theres no picture of an airplane in the DB its consider a priority screening?


Also for General Aviation?


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 219615

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

90% of LH`s fuselage is boring Euro white, no 2 ways about it. My input? Keep the iconic blue and yellow tail but spice up the white a tad. They grey belly is cool, though! BTW nothing wrong with KLM`s new livery. It still stands out between all the other liveries worldwide! Day or night, it`s good....

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?
Replies: 165
Views: 6752

Re: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?

DIRECTFLT wrote:
Statue of Liberty.


Heck, that thing is technically an immigrant!
Should be returned to sender!


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?
Replies: 16
Views: 2859

Re: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?

This one I guess:



It reminds me of the good times I had between the Orca`s and the seaplanes in the Vancouver / Vancouver Island area this year.

The best A-net moment was my 1000th in database, but alas; that was an older picture.


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick airport; is it still world no 1 single runway airport by pax numbers
Replies: 58
Views: 13296

Re: Gatwick airport; is it still world no 1 single runway airport by pax numbers


Good point. We should change this topic to pure single runway airport, not a FUNCTIONAL or de facto single runway airport.


I think South America has a few very busy GENUINE single runway airports.
LIM comes to mind....


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue
Replies: 50
Views: 10579

Re: Why Ex-AA 767 Red Cheatline Painted Blue

As aviation enthusiasts, we have much more knowledge when it comes to planes, liveries, other areas in fine detail. I am always surprised at what people here can glean from the most subtle pieces of information. That being said, the general public likely has no clue who owned a plane as soon as the...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?
Replies: 165
Views: 6752

Re: Trump : Why do we let people in from (expletive) countries ?

Many people are on their moral high horse here. Let’s be honest, we all have said or thought something that would be inappropriate in a larger group of people. And yes his comment was very inappropriate considering he is the POTUS, but I’m willing to bet that many families have used similar express...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 61
Views: 21460

Re: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident

Iemand91 wrote:
It's surreal to see that very same aircraft/cockpit like this:


Absolutely! Very eerie.
Thanks for posting.

Iemand91 wrote:

That cockpit is also an eerie reminder of the Lockerbie crash, for me at least.


Nearly identical situation on the ground, yes.


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Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread
Replies: 40
Views: 2148

Re: Apollo 13 (the movie) thread

The makers go through a lot of trouble to give us the most realistic display of a storyline Not really. They go through a lot of trouble to keep the audience immersed in the story and the experience, not to give the most realistic display. That's a key difference. Why waste more money on little det...

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