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by aer lingus
Thu Nov 03, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Citizenship - Take The (un)official Test!
Replies: 49
Views: 2781

RE: British Citizenship - Take The (un)official Test!

I only got 5 questions right. So I got a seat in the Heathrow Arrivals. I don't think I am going to do the test again because I know the answers already after the test. Unless they have other different questions I would have done the test again. Well thanks for Gordonsmall for this British citizensh...

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by aer lingus
Wed Nov 02, 2005 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Dream Collection Top 10, Cars
Replies: 75
Views: 15085

RE: Your Dream Collection Top 10, Cars

My dream cars that I can or could probably or can't afford to buy. (not in particular order) <acronym title="Sacramento - McClellan Airfield (AFB) (MCC / KMCC), USA - California">MCC</acronym> Smart fortwo (with air conditioning) Skoda Fabia 1.4 TDi Hatchback or Combi BMW <acronym title="Cronus Airl...

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by aer lingus
Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Nightmare Collection Bottom 10, Cars
Replies: 41
Views: 2596

RE: Your Nightmare Collection Bottom 10, Cars

Not in particular order

Ford Fusion
Fiat Multipla
All Hyundai
BMW 1 Series
All Nissan
All KIA
All new Opel/Vaulhall
Audi TT
New Seat Toledo
Chrysler PT Cruiser

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by aer lingus
Tue Nov 01, 2005 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!
Replies: 23
Views: 32847

RE: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!

Just got a phone call from the police a moment ago and this is now 1/2 sorted out. What the police told me is that the driver of the Fiat didn't notice that the door of her car hit my car etc. I was told that I should contact her to sort this out this later on.

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by aer lingus
Tue Nov 01, 2005 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!
Replies: 23
Views: 32847

RE: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their D

I contacted the local police earlier today to sort ths out and I explained everything that happend yesterday evening. So far so good .They inspected the dents and scratches and made a record of it. All I have to do now is to wait for a phone call from the police. I hope now that her insurance compan...

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by aer lingus
Tue Nov 01, 2005 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Using The Fuel To The Limit
Replies: 20
Views: 2376

RE: Using The Fuel To The Limit

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by aer lingus
Mon Oct 31, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!
Replies: 23
Views: 32847

RE: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!

The police could provide me with this form that says my car has been damaged by a third party and needed repair resulting to the damage. I have already wrote down all the necessary details to make the claim against the Fiat owner's insurance. Again both our insurance companies are the same company w...

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by aer lingus
Mon Oct 31, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!
Replies: 23
Views: 32847

Someone Dented & Scratched My Car With Their Door!

Yesterday evening at around 18.00 I parked the car in the carpark and I was inside the car talking with my mum waiting to go in an amusement building for someones birthday party which starts at 18.30. Cars started to come into the carpark and park at around 18.15. At around 18.20 a bronze/copper col...

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by aer lingus
Mon Oct 31, 2005 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People With Gas Guzzling SUVs - Help Is Here!
Replies: 4
Views: 2562

RE: People With Gas Guzzling SUVs - Help Is Here!

Would changing the exhaust increases torque? I have tried a number of stuff to increase the performance slightly but all I get is faster acceleration. But the car has absolutely no power at all when going out of a junction. The K&N made the car accelerate slightly faster and reduces the fuel consump...

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by aer lingus
Mon Oct 31, 2005 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: For Anybody Who Likes Aviation
Replies: 22
Views: 2738

RE: For Anybody Who Likes Aviation

That video clip is very nice. Does anyone know did they use a plane to film the planes flying? It's very obvious that the landing sshots are filmed by helicopter because of the manouvers.

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by aer lingus
Sun Oct 30, 2005 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last EI 737 To MAN Today
Replies: 14
Views: 3540

RE: Last EI 737 To MAN Today

I would really like to see Aer Lingus operating Boeing 747's again. But it is very unlikely that they would operate 747's again. Aer Lingus could have at least operated their Boeing 737's for another 5 years like the way that Ryanair operates their B732's to the full. This is very sad because my fav...

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by aer lingus
Sun Oct 30, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Using The Fuel To The Limit
Replies: 20
Views: 2376

RE: Using The Fuel To The Limit

The fuel lever sensor didn't malfunction. After refuelling the car it was fine. I did another experiment with the car today by removing all the ducting before the air filter to see if there any difference in performance. The experiment went on very well. The acceleration was slightly better without ...

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 29, 2005 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Using The Fuel To The Limit
Replies: 20
Views: 2376

Using The Fuel To The Limit

Yesterday I used the fuel in the car to its limit without running out of fuel. This was one of a few crazy experiment that I have tried out on the car. I drove from Tallaght (a town in Dublin in Ireland) to Rathdowney (a town in Co.Laois in Ireland) and then got my mum to drive back to Clondalkin (a...

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 29, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Serious Thread : Your Car Mp$
Replies: 17
Views: 3067

RE: Friday Serious Thread : Your Car Mp$

The car that I drive is a 1.6 Pug 307 which has no power at all. Average fuel consumption in city driving is between 10.5 L- 12.0L/100km but the car brochure says 9.<acronym title="Colgan Air (USA)">9L</acronym>/100km urban. The last time I filled up the car the price is 1.11 euro per litre So the c...

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 29, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ryanair Says About Easyjet
Replies: 22
Views: 3861

RE: What Ryanair Says About Easyjet

Did Easyjet actually sent out a few calculators to the Ryanair offices?

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 29, 2005 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ryanair Says About Easyjet
Replies: 22
Views: 3861

RE: What Ryanair Says About Easyjet

The stuff that they say about each other seems to be very interesting. I think I would look at the news section in easyjet.com from time to time to read what they say about Ryanair. Its funny though that they compete against each other and work together. Eyepopping  <img src="/discussions/graph...

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 29, 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Ryanair Says About Easyjet
Replies: 22
Views: 3861

What Ryanair Says About Easyjet

I found this in the Ryanair website today and saw this in their news section. Anyone know would this have an huge effect on Easyjet? <a href="http://www.ryanair.com/site/EN/news.php?yr=05&month=oct&story=gen-en-131005-2" target=_blank>http://www.ryanair.com/site/EN/news....05&month=oct&story=gen-en-...

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by aer lingus
Thu Oct 27, 2005 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Thermostat Set At?
Replies: 23
Views: 2086

RE: What's Your Thermostat Set At?

My thermostat is turned off to save energy because I am usually in my room or outside. So it's not worth turning my heating on except when I am getting a shower. My room which is approx 3 metres x 3.5 metres is heated up by the heat dispersed from my computer and my monitor. The heat generated my th...

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by aer lingus
Thu Oct 27, 2005 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Computer Specs
Replies: 30
Views: 3246

RE: Your Computer Specs

Specs for <acronym title="Reeve Aleutian Airlines (USA)">RV</acronym> 001 (2002) AMD Athlon 1700+ (overclocked to 1.65GHz = 1900+) 80GB 7200rpm Maxtor HDD PC2700 256MB RAM (use to be 512MB 1 got burnt in 2004 and the other in 2005) ATI Radeon 64MB videocard Creative 5.1 soundcard Asus DVD-ROM Asus <...

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by aer lingus
Thu Oct 27, 2005 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Domestic Heating: Oil, Gas, Coal, Electric,.?
Replies: 26
Views: 2371

RE: Your Domestic Heating: Oil, Gas, Coal, Electric,.?

I use about 80% electric and 20% gas at home.

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by aer lingus
Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Firefox Is Pissing Me Off
Replies: 15
Views: 3329

RE: Firefox Is Pissing Me Off

95% of my time I use Firefox. But this hasn't happened to me before. The only thing I experience with Firefox is that it crashes about 40% when viewing PDF pages. At the moment I am using the new version of Firefox called Firefox Beta 2.

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by aer lingus
Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If A.net Was Discontinued Tomorrow Pt II
Replies: 5
Views: 2309

RE: What If A.net Was Discontinued Tomorrow Pt II

If a.net is gone. I would immediately change subject to ferry websites for example http://www.merseyshipping.co.uk because there isn't any other transport related website as good as a.net.
Or I could do something else.

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 22, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Choosing Between A.net And Ur Gf/bf.
Replies: 33
Views: 2617

RE: Choosing Between A.net And Ur Gf/bf.

For me I won't be giving up on a.net because if I do one of my regular trips in Scotland. The first place that I could find a place that offers the use of a free computer with a internet connection. The first place on the browser that I will go to is a.net.

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 22, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travelling From UK To Ireland
Replies: 14
Views: 2472

RE: Travelling From UK To Ireland

They don't need to check your ID if you're travelling to or from Ireland on the ferry and also they don't check your ID when you arrive to the UK as well.

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by aer lingus
Thu Oct 20, 2005 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EOS Not A Registered Name?
Replies: 7
Views: 1167

RE: EOS Not A Registered Name?

There are also buses & coaches with the brand called EOS. But they are very rare in Ireland.

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by aer lingus
Thu Oct 20, 2005 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Identify This Object - Part #2
Replies: 12
Views: 1419

RE: Identify This Object - Part #2

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by aer lingus
Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Low Beam Lights At Daylight, What Do You Think?
Replies: 80
Views: 5521

RE: Low Beam Lights At Daylight, What Do You Think?

I always turn on my lights when I am driving through towns and traffic congestions. Even when my lights are on, pedestrians still crosses the road in a snail's pace thinking that my car is not there at all. So I have to stop in the middle of the road to let them cross the road. Turning the lights on...

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by aer lingus
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Car Manufacturers Cheating On Car Setup?
Replies: 25
Views: 9036

RE: Car Manufacturers Cheating On Car Setup?

I think my Dunlop SP300E 195/65 R15 tyres are too small as a standard feature on my cay.. As there is about 6 inches space between the the tyre and the arch of the panel. How long does everyone here change a whole set of tyres? My Dunlop tyres which I had since 2003 still has about 4mm on them. Also...

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by aer lingus
Fri Sep 30, 2005 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are You Left Handed Or Right Handed?
Replies: 70
Views: 3342

RE: Are You Left Handed Or Right Handed?

I can use knife, fork, tools and loads of stuff with either hands.
But I could hardly write with my left hand.

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by aer lingus
Thu Sep 29, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: E85 Bio-ethanol Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

RE: E85 Bio-ethanol Question

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by aer lingus
Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: E85 Bio-ethanol Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

E85 Bio-ethanol Question

We just got a new type of fuel over here called E85 bio-ethanol. It is about 50% cheaper than ordinary 95 RON petrol.
Does anyone know would I need to modify my car to burning E85 bio-ethanol or could I just fill the car with E85 bio-ethanol?

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by aer lingus
Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worst Named Doctor In The World?
Replies: 54
Views: 3588

RE: The Worst Named Doctor In The World?

There is a clinic down the road with an sign with the name DR. Paul Sexton and the phone number written below it.
That name I think would make some people freak out.

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by aer lingus
Sat Sep 24, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Warming/Energy Conservation
Replies: 43
Views: 1933

RE: Global Warming/Energy Conservation

If I was someone like Bob Geldof. I would ban all oil used for making fuel and make everyone use ethanol and seed oils which is made by plants. Using ethanol and seed oils from plants produces no Carbon Dioxide at all. So you could be driving an <acronym title="Suva - Nausori (SUV / NFSU), Fiji">SUV...

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by aer lingus
Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Bruce Lee Still The Greatest?
Replies: 11
Views: 2435

RE: Is Bruce Lee Still The Greatest?

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by aer lingus
Tue Sep 20, 2005 5:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Eat Your Chips?
Replies: 99
Views: 4345

RE: How Do You Eat Your Chips?

The way that I have my chips could be a bit weird. It's very usual to see me getting chips with no salt & vinegar because I don't like the taste of salt. The vinegar could sometimes makes the chips a bit soggy because I like to eat my chips cold. I usually get sachets of tomato sauce and brown sauce...

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by aer lingus
Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chinese SUV Gets Zero In Euro Ncap Crash Test
Replies: 48
Views: 10606

RE: Chinese SUV Gets Zero In Euro Ncap Crash Test

I also heard about this and there are pictures of the exact crash of the Landwind X6 in http://www.adac.de
The information in the above website is in German.
I hope this would provide more information about this vehicle.

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by aer lingus
Thu Sep 15, 2005 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.netter's Sexual Orientation
Replies: 356
Views: 12866

RE: A.netter's Sexual Orientation

To break it down I am:

45% Straight
30% Addicted to Planes
25% Gay



[Edited 2005-09-14 20:37:57]

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by aer lingus
Wed Sep 14, 2005 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peugeot 1007 Anyone?
Replies: 36
Views: 2818

RE: Peugeot 1007 Anyone?

I quite like the 1007 especially with the 1.4 HDi engine. But the problem is that the car is a bit too small for me. Maybe I could trade-in my 307sw for 2 1007's. Might be a very good idea to get 2 cars.  cool 

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by aer lingus
Wed Sep 14, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which A.netters Would You Like To Meet? Part 76
Replies: 85
Views: 4936

RE: Which A.netters Would You Like To Meet? Part 76

I would like to meet the following in Hongkong (<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>/VHHH) if possible  <img src="/discussions/graphics/s...

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by aer lingus
Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Driving
Replies: 47
Views: 2110

RE: Police Driving

The police driving in <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> are getting even worse. About 1/2 use signals and most of then skip the traffic with no apparent reason by using the patrol car's main feature the siren and lights. A patrol car crashed into a bus stop ...

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by aer lingus
Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone Recommend Some Pubs In DUB
Replies: 19
Views: 2023

RE: Someone Recommend Some Pubs In DUB

The Geroge at the end of South Great Georges Street is an very interesting place to go to and its near Temple Bar and the St Stephens Green area. You cant miss The George because its a big purple exterior. Only 3 minutes walk from St Stephens Green and Trinity College and just across the road from T...

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by aer lingus
Thu Jun 30, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Weirdest Thing You Did On A Plane
Replies: 50
Views: 3575

RE: The Most Weirdest Thing You Did On A Plane

Does anyone know how much litres of water does a wide body usually carry for an 12-14 hour flight?(e.g Boeing 747-400, A330 etc).

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by aer lingus
Wed Jun 29, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Weirdest Thing You Did On A Plane
Replies: 50
Views: 3575

RE: The Most Weirdest Thing You Did On A Plane

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by aer lingus
Wed Jun 29, 2005 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Weirdest Thing You Did On A Plane
Replies: 50
Views: 3575

The Most Weirdest Thing You Did On A Plane

I have done all sorts of weird stuff onboard a plane including washing my hair which the water was ice cold and there was no hot water. I have attempted to block the toilet several times before but I didn't succeed because I couldn't flush the toilet more than once without opening the door. What is ...

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by aer lingus
Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kai Tak Nowadays
Replies: 18
Views: 8562

RE: Kai Tak Nowadays

The last time I went to hKG I went to KaiTak (VHHX) in 1997. I went there because I knew that I can't see it anymore in Summer 1998. I decided to visit <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VH...

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by aer lingus
Wed Jun 08, 2005 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Hanging From SAA Landing Gear @ JFK
Replies: 81
Views: 22158

RE: Man Hanging From SAA Landing Gear @ JFK

This is an vary unusual story that I have heard of. Also this it one of the most horrible stories involved with aviation that I have heard. How could airport security or anyone else couldn't see a guy going up the the landing gear and hiding there? I was still thinking if the body was stuck in the l...

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by aer lingus
Sat Apr 16, 2005 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Urgent Help Needed For A Filming Script!
Replies: 3
Views: 2396

RE: Urgent Help Needed For A Filming Script!

The ideas are very good.
There must be someone out there who knows what should the presenter say!

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by aer lingus
Fri Apr 15, 2005 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Every Car Brand Has.......
Replies: 58
Views: 3402

RE: Every Car Brand Has.......

The Ford Fusion is just a boxy looking thing in 4 wheels same with the Opel/Vauxhall Vectra. Even the Citroen Berlingo looks even better than the Fusion. Hyundai are little unreliable Korean cars. Same as with KIA. Nissan cars all looks horrible. Rover has stopped production. Fuel prices has almost ...

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by aer lingus
Fri Apr 15, 2005 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Urgent Help Needed For A Filming Script!
Replies: 3
Views: 2396

Urgent Help Needed For A Filming Script!

I need help urgently for a presenter script piece. I currently have around 15-20 hours from Thursday 14th April 2005 20.25 GMT to come up with a script for a presenter. The show is about unknown music bands in <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> and we will be...

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by aer lingus
Sat Apr 09, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Selcal Re-launch
Replies: 85
Views: 3524

RE: Selcal Re-launch

We are the LMFC Avro Group based in various <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> areas. Is it possible to combine SECAL into the LMFC Avro Group to make it LMFC-SECAL Group? We currently have 3 members at the moment. It would be great to put 2 small aviation ph...

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