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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 5:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MelJet 747 Vs. Posky 747
Replies: 36
Views: 14276

RE: MelJet 747 Vs. Posky 747

I'm at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> every week and I assure you, transpac 744s *rarely* rotate at or before the runway intersection. I still think something in your settings, 'flying' or flight modeling is incorrect. Your performance doe...

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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What A.net Picture Is Your Current Background?
Replies: 140
Views: 12753

RE: What A.net Picture Is Your Current Background?

Home <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/497450/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/497450/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/5/4/497450.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="2...

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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Flown A Full-motion Simulator?
Replies: 70
Views: 8189

RE: Who's Flown A Full-motion Simulator?

All you need are the right connections if you're not in training...

I've flown 727 and 737-200 sims.

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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MelJet 747 Vs. Posky 747
Replies: 36
Views: 14276

RE: MelJet 747 Vs. Posky 747

My POSKY never stalls at FL270, 330, 370, etc. Apparently you're doing something wrong if you're unable to maintain sufficient airspeed during your climb.

By FL270, I'm usually climbing at 1500-1800 fpm at mach .74 or above.

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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Sevice Levels - Why So Average?
Replies: 32
Views: 3479

RE: UA Sevice Levels - Why So Average?

If you're stuck in a metal tube for 14 hours and you're paying hundreds of dollars, the service should at least be more than, 'uh huh, yeah...' Foreign carriers have been, and continue to be my choice across the Pacific from both <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Califo...

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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Side Of Plane Landing At SFO Better View?
Replies: 8
Views: 16054

RE: Which Side Of Plane Landing At SFO Better View?

If you luck out, you'll get winds from the south without poor visibility and/or rain and an approach into 19L/R. Sitting on the right on this approach will afford you lovely vistas of most of Oakland and San Francisco (including the bridges) as you descend the last few miles to the runway. Otherwise...

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by Aaron747
Tue Feb 03, 2004 7:43 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MelJet 747 Vs. Posky 747
Replies: 36
Views: 14276

RE: MelJet 747 Vs. Posky 747

I fly long haul in the POSKY 744 all the time, just did CX873 from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (H...

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by Aaron747
Sun Feb 01, 2004 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA 747s To SFO Anytime Soon?
Replies: 16
Views: 3339

RE: NWA 747s To SFO Anytime Soon?

Especially with the <acronym title="Japan Airlines">JL</acronym> and <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> service, there is simply no reason to use an American carrier to <acronym title="Tokyo - New Tokyo International / Narita (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> from <acronym tit...

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by Aaron747
Sun Feb 01, 2004 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC Airline Nicknames
Replies: 19
Views: 13216

RE: ATC Airline Nicknames

because we have to have both ICAO and IATA codes  Big grin

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by Aaron747
Sat Jan 31, 2004 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Light Aircraft Dangerous?
Replies: 26
Views: 10616

RE: Are Light Aircraft Dangerous?

Light aircraft, when properly maintained and operated, are just as safe as any other. As has been mentioned, many of the circumstances under which they are operated do not have the risk management parameters of airline flying. Even airline pilots with tens of thousands of hours get into serious acci...

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by Aaron747
Sat Jan 31, 2004 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Can Confirm UA Getting New Livery
Replies: 59
Views: 10679

RE: I Can Confirm UA Getting New Livery

UA744, all I want to know is - where can I get me some of those FS repaints?

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by Aaron747
Fri Jan 30, 2004 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush's Nanny State - Emulating Big Gov Democrats
Replies: 6
Views: 1318

RE: Bush's Nanny State - Emulating Big Gov Democrats

Got that right csavel. Frankly, I can't think of anything worse than government obsessed with telling us how we should be living.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 29, 2004 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush's Nanny State - Emulating Big Gov Democrats
Replies: 6
Views: 1318

Bush's Nanny State - Emulating Big Gov Democrats

To the ire of social libertarians everywhere...just when you thought the Democrats' big government agenda was bad, how about a recap of its expansion under our friend Bush? Ugh ugh and ugh. <b>The Nanny in Chief</b> <i>Bush thinks he knows what's good for you, and he'll spend money to prove it</i> B...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddam Hussein Bribed Chirac To Oppose The War
Replies: 43
Views: 2793

RE: Saddam Hussein Bribed Chirac To Oppose The War

No different than GE, Conoco and Halliburton's enormous infrastructure contracts in places like Syria and Iran.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 29, 2004 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indians Minor Leaguer: Gay Porn Role "a Mistake"
Replies: 39
Views: 6675

RE: Indians Minor Leaguer: Gay Porn Role "a Mistake"

It's an issue because mainstream American society still can't handle homosexuality in a reasoned, mature manner. It's improving, but we're still at a stage where people have to endure discrimination and ridicule for loving someone of the same sex. Who cares whether this guy is gay or not - he should...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 28, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Best Wing View Aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 7595

RE: Best Wing View Aircraft

Try my wing views for the POSKY 744 and I guarantee you won't be disappointed  Big grin

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 27, 2004 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest To HNL
Replies: 40
Views: 6206

RE: Southwest To HNL

They will not. Such service is totally outside their cost and revenue planning.

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Most Scenic Approach
Replies: 24
Views: 7522

RE: Most Scenic Approach

Some of my favorites: Rwy 25 L/R - <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> Rwy 27 - <acronym title="San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field (...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Required: WN 737-700 With Winglets
Replies: 3
Views: 6584

RE: Required: WN 737-700 With Winglets

At this address:

http://www.precisionmanuals.com/frames/products.htm

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 27, 2004 1:49 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Need 747-400 A/c File For FS2004
Replies: 3
Views: 8141

RE: Need 747-400 A/c File For FS2004

Why don't you just download something better like POSKY's 744?

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 27, 2004 1:49 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Required: WN 737-700 With Winglets
Replies: 3
Views: 6584

RE: Required: WN 737-700 With Winglets

Unless you're willing to wait a long long time for a new freeware version, your best option is the Precision Manuals (PMDG) 737.

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by Aaron747
Sat Jan 24, 2004 2:02 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Boeing 707 For FS2004
Replies: 3
Views: 10124

RE: Boeing 707 For FS2004

There will be shortly - both freeware and commercial. HJG is currently working on one, as are the makers of the CaptainSim 727.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 22, 2004 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 747 Inaugural
Replies: 29
Views: 13172

RE: Pan Am 747 Inaugural

The early teething problems with the JT9Ds screwed up many an airline's inaugural 747 flight - not just Pan Am's.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 22, 2004 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prefer Real Boobs Or Fake?
Replies: 70
Views: 4567

RE: Prefer Real Boobs Or Fake?

No thanks on fake - I'll take my girl's *natural* 34C's anyday.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 22, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: War In Iraq An Error According To US Army Expert
Replies: 34
Views: 3618

RE: War In Iraq An Error According To US Army Expert

As evidenced by some comments in this thread, it's quite possible the average American's reading comprehension has reached an all-time low.

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 15, 2004 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who here amongst is a pilot for a major carrier?
Replies: 41
Views: 8616

RE: Who Here Amongst Is A Pilot For A Major Carrier?

Boy you guys sure know how to make a young guy's day. All of these words of positive reinforcement and encouragement are doing wonders for my outlook on the future. As I sit here today, I've got a class 1 medical (as of last week), a pending college degree (not given out till May but I finished this...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 14, 2004 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Roads West Of LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 9404

RE: Abandoned Roads West Of LAX

It would be expensive to both buy *and* insure. Imagine insuring homes built on sand dunes in earthquake country. LOL

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 14, 2004 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Roads West Of LAX
Replies: 14
Views: 9404

RE: Abandoned Roads West Of LAX

The abandoned roads belong to one of the first residential developments in Playa del Rey, dating to the late 1930s. From Vista del Mar, the main entrance to the tract can still be seen - a once stately boulevard with a landscaped median punctuated by Washington palm trees. Large homes with hilly dri...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus With Yoke?!?!
Replies: 10
Views: 2855

RE: Airbus With Yoke?!?!

Not much to explain.

Sidesticks weren't introduced until the A320. The A300 and A310 have control columns, as pictured.

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!
Replies: 96
Views: 7138

RE: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!

^ Case in point: the guy sitting next to the kid who made the flippant remark about crashing on the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> flight. Southwest...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 14, 2004 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scanner On Board Aircraft?
Replies: 7
Views: 6642

RE: Scanner On Board Aircraft?

My scanner always passes security in my backpack, but it's relatively useless once airborne. Unless you have a receiver with power equivalent to the aircraft's onboard radios, you will have difficulty hearing any ATC transmissions from the ground above 5,000 feet or further than 10 mi from a given f...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 14, 2004 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Is The Queen Of The Skies?
Replies: 40
Views: 6175

RE: Which Is The Queen Of The Skies?

There is only one Queen - and it is undisputed. The 747, now and forever.

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 13, 2004 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!
Replies: 96
Views: 7138

RE: Just A REMINDER:AIRLINE Is On NOW!

Boy, is it ever time for an all access expose like this. Hats off to airline employees everywhere who have to deal with the legions of idiots in the traveling public making things more difficult than need be. Most passengers seem to be fine, but those bad ones sure know how to put a damper on a day.

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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 13, 2004 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviaiton Terms
Replies: 51
Views: 3407

RE: Aviaiton Terms

2500
1000
500
200
100
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40
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by Aaron747
Tue Jan 13, 2004 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviaiton Terms
Replies: 51
Views: 3407

RE: Aviaiton Terms

jetwash
propwash
"TERRAIN *whoop whoop* PULL UP"
"TOO LOW *terrain* TOO LOW *terrain*"
"WIND SHEAR WIND SHEAR WIND SHEAR"

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by Aaron747
Fri Jan 09, 2004 9:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: No Holiday 'Blues' - JetBlue LGB-OAK W/pic
Replies: 6
Views: 4174

RE: No Holiday 'Blues' - JetBlue LGB-OAK W/pic

Guess I neglected to mention I've flown them before  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> <acronym title="Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (OAK / KOAK), USA - California">OAK</acronym>-<acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Field (LGB / KLGB), USA - California">LG...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jan 08, 2004 1:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: No Holiday 'Blues' - JetBlue LGB-OAK W/pic
Replies: 6
Views: 4174

No Holiday 'Blues' - JetBlue LGB-OAK W/pic

Sunday, January 4, 2004 <b>jetBlue Airways flight #300</b> Scheduled Dep: 5:10 pm Actual Dep: 5:32 pm Scheduled Arr: 6:30 pm Actual Arr: 6:40 pm Origin: Daugherty Field - Long Beach Airport (<acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Field (LGB / KLGB), USA - California">LGB</acronym>) Destination: Metr...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 07, 2004 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good United Channel 9 Experience
Replies: 24
Views: 4165

RE: Good United Channel 9 Experience

Nice description GoAllegheny - I wish all airlines offered Channel 9. Just a minor correction - there's no such thing as FL120 - all altitudes under FL180 are referred to phonetically, though some pilots get lazy and will call out altitudes in decimal form - twelve thousand five hundred as '12.5' fo...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jan 07, 2004 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 - One Of The Nicest Aircraft Ever
Replies: 46
Views: 6808

RE: 737 - One Of The Nicest Aircraft Ever

Some of you are funny. You're blaming lack of comfort and cramped quarters on aircraft type? Take it up with the airline providing only 31 inches of seat pitch.

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by Aaron747
Wed Dec 24, 2003 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City/Hub You Would Like To Live In
Replies: 32
Views: 4762

RE: City/Hub You Would Like To Live In

Live in the Bay Area, so wouldn't mind being based at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> one bit. I'm also a big city person, so <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym> and NYC easily tie for #2, with Chicago and Miami a close #3. Anywhere els...

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by Aaron747
Wed Dec 24, 2003 3:31 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: About PMDG's 73G!
Replies: 5
Views: 2531

RE: About PMDG's 73G!

Wilax, if you buy it, I'll email you some custom wingviews I created for it.

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by Aaron747
Tue Dec 23, 2003 7:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aeronautical Pet Peeves
Replies: 34
Views: 4446

RE: Aeronautical Pet Peeves

The Federal Aviation Administration.

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by Aaron747
Mon Dec 22, 2003 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA @ LGB
Replies: 14
Views: 2509

RE: AA @ LGB

By all accounts, LGB is a hated station among AA crews.

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by Aaron747
Sun Dec 21, 2003 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Movies Of 2003
Replies: 11
Views: 1804

RE: Favorite Movies Of 2003

My top 5

1. Lost in Translation
2. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
3. Mystic River
4. 21 Grams
5. Master & Commander

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by Aaron747
Sun Dec 21, 2003 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Sopranos, Season 5... What Happens Next?!
Replies: 17
Views: 4126

RE: The Sopranos, Season 5... What Happens Next?!

Look for more to develop with Johnny Sack.

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by Aaron747
Sun Dec 21, 2003 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rejoice! Prop 187 Is Coming Back
Replies: 53
Views: 4133

RE: Rejoice! Prop 187 Is Coming Back

187 in its original form was ruled invalid according to equal protection provisions of the state constitution. Perhaps with modifications it would be passable, but most reasonable people would conclude that denying education to US-born *children* of illegal immigrants goes beyond pragmatism into mea...

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by Aaron747
Sun Dec 21, 2003 10:57 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS Autothrottle Question
Replies: 11
Views: 6622

RE: FS Autothrottle Question

If it occurs with a particular aircraft, it may an error in the .AIR file or aircraft.cfg parameters. Otherwise, don't know what to tell ya.

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by Aaron747
Thu Dec 18, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS9 Sound Problem, Help
Replies: 1
Views: 9225

RE: FS9 Sound Problem, Help

Sounds like a performance issue. Either close programs you don't need to have running (such as annoying things in the system tray) or get more RAM.

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by Aaron747
Thu Dec 18, 2003 5:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2002 Vs. FS2004
Replies: 5
Views: 6342

RE: FS2002 Vs. FS2004

FS2004 is all around better. With countless scenery packages, replacement textures to reduce bitmap size (vastly improving performance) and now the arrival of AFCAD2, my FS world is heaven.

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by Aaron747
Thu Dec 18, 2003 5:21 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Problems In FS2004
Replies: 1
Views: 5421

RE: Problems In FS2004

A lot of the problems you describe are user/configuration issues and not FS2004 itself. Read some of the various FAQs available at avsim and flightsim.com

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