Wasn't that Mohammed Atta's flightschool ?
Yes and no. Yes there was a Mohanned Atta that attended the school. No it wasn't the one that crashed one of the aircraft into the WTC, the one that attended the school is still alive and flying for an airline elsewhere in the world.
True they may have saved the air frames, but because they had to spend their time hidden they weren't useful in attacking US forces.Jump to post
<i> If the escorts burn jet fuel, then that's one less type fuel (oil) the fleet has to provide to a CVN battle group.</i> The <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> LM2500 that power most of the ships of the US Navy shouldn't have much of an issue burning <acronym title="Air Bosn...Jump to post
Skill wise I would say that they are about the same, but I feel that the Blue Angels better choreograph theirs shows, during a Blue Angel show there is always something happening at air show center, while often there are periods of dead time during the average Thunderbird show. But none of this can ...Jump to post
I would have to go with the GAU-8, there something about a weapon system that can deplete it's ammo supply in under 30 seconds, and can slow the aircraft down, that brings a smile to my face. But for air to air you would probably want a smaller round so you could fit more into the aircraft. But if w...Jump to post
I don't think it's the seats that cause the insurance jump, but the nature of the aircraft, most 6 seat aircraft fall under the high performance, where as most 4 seaters are just under the <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> requirements. Either way the insurance costs for pilo...Jump to post
A+ is worthless, took me 10 minutes max to pass each part. It's simply the <acronym title="Georgetown - Sussex County (GED), USA - Delaware">GED</acronym> of computers. Myself I am MCSE, A+, Net+, and CCNA. Otherthan my MCSE used for my Microsoft Certfied Partner status the rest have been worthless.Jump to post
If you have over 100 hours multiengine time, and more than 25-50 hours in type your insurance should be fairly low. My insurance on the Baron is about $4,000 a year, with $1 million hull coverage, I think my insurance on my BMW was slightly more expensive, go figure. Certificate shouldn't matter eit...Jump to post
<I>Maybe they can be involved in a semi commercial deal Euro tanker / R<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> style.</i> That would sink the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-330 even faster than the Titanic. The US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> doesn't want...Jump to post
The same thing happened to my mother, they keyed her car quite badly, simply for having a Bush sticker on her car.Jump to post
The problem is that the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-330 is not a <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135 replacement, it's a <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-10 replacement, and the US<acronym title="Air F...Jump to post
<I>Won't a <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-767 have a new boom design? Are anyone who were involved in building the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135 boom still around? I doubt it.</i> It's a new system from the US<acronym title="Air ...Jump to post
<i>During the live roll-out ceremony ( I watched it on German <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> programme ZDF ) it was mentioned that the A380 COULD even land safely on a 2000m runway! There are quite a lot of this length around...</i> Now my expirences center around <acronym ti...Jump to post
Columbia, In almost all those cases the aircraft you sighted are not crucial systems like a tanker is, and with exception of the <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym>-8A, the local manufacturer provides almost full support for the aircraft, while under the proposed deal, the <acronym titl...Jump to post
The US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> thinks the size is relavent, because they are able to fit more aircraft per a tarmac, that and the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-330 is bigger than all but one aircraft in it's inventory. You also forget that one of the...Jump to post
<i>It randomly shuffles through songs - you cannot select what songs you want to hear in what order</i> Actually you can. The iPod Shuffle has two modes, first is a mode where the it selects a random selection of 120-250 songs, and plays them in random order. The next mode is where you select what y...Jump to post
I think the poster was referring to political capitol that the GOP might get if they gave it to Boeing. Particularly in a state that they just narrowly lost.Jump to post
True, but production is still in Washington for many of it's airframes.Jump to post
I don't trust biographies, there are many officers that seem descent according to their biography, but are complete idiots in real life. The only thing that I could accept, are the opinions of the men who served under him. And as we have discussed to death in other threads, the US<acronym title="Air...Jump to post
<I>the sonar is set up for looking down, not so much in front.</i> Depends on which one they were using at the moment. If they were using passive, then there was no way that they could have seen the mountain. If they were active, they might have been able to see it. They also have some gear that pro...Jump to post
<I>Why? It's basically a PDF viewer with a pocket calculator tacked on. Pilots still have the paper charts on them and the EFB has zero responsibility for any part of the aircraft's control... Windows jokes are lame and moronic. Get real</i> I am sure that Kaddyuck, being not even out of school yet,...Jump to post
<I>As I said before, Falcon . . . . better, newer, cheaper . . . the Dumsfeld Chronicles . . . . it doesn't work. </i> Actually if you look at the History, the HMMWV was first used in lieu of <acronym title="Napa - Napa County (APC), USA - California">APC</acronym>'s under President Clinton's admini...Jump to post
Why is it that conservatives fail to see that the KKK is a terrorist group?
As much as I hate the Klan, they have been very careful in recent years to keep their act clean, and crime free. There is nothing wrong with the idiots demonstrating, as long as they stay that way.
I am told that he has "facts" that prove, that it was a test of one of the new bunker busting nukes developed by the Lockheed Martin, that passed through Columbine, and approved by the White House, that caused the earthquake that generated the wave. Haliburton then used oil slicks, to aim the wave w...Jump to post
VirtualPC is the program that allows you to emulate a x86 Computer enviroment. Similar to the emulation used to play old video games on the computer. It creates as the name implys a virtual <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym>, that acts like a normal c...Jump to post
<I>The windows firewall does on a scale of 1-10, a 5 or 4. If you want to have real protection on a windows, you need to buy something like Norton or McAfee (which I hate, go Norton!). But with Mac, you don't have to worry at all. </i> If you are concerned about external worms, the Windows firewall ...Jump to post
<I>Good for you... But not everybody is a Windows expert. And according to the number of Windows-specific attack attempts (which are thus harmless for my Mac) I can see here every day, you need to stay alert all the time.</i> Of course windows is attacked, considering that they are at least 90% of t...Jump to post
Klaus, USB was an Intel product. Firewire, was a mac product. But it's simply a matter of preference, I have been using <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym>'s for years, I have a <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> ...Jump to post
AA777, I am of Persian descent. Not only do I fly around regularly, by I also go overseas on a regular basis these days (with a possible trip to Iraq in my future ugh). Two members of my extended family have been denied visas because of connections with the Iranian regime. Now if anyone was to be pr...Jump to post
AA777, Have you read the Patriot Act? I have overall it has many good measures, it has some poorly worded measures, and a couple of down right stupid measures that should be removed. But even with those please detail how you rights have been stepped on by the administration, other than some annoyanc...Jump to post
Yu138086, And most of the world considers the US the great Satan, or some derivative of that thought. Anyways if it was shot down, wouldn't it have been better for the administration for it to have been announced because it was accused to be asleep at the wheel during 9/11. Having a terrorist plane ...Jump to post
Well first we should note that the link is a RUSH transcript, so it's not perfect like some done a few days later is. So he could have said brought down, and the transcriber may have miss heard. Even if he did say shot down, it's simply a slip of the tongue because it would actually look better for ...Jump to post
Stateside, they all have the same ATIS information, we just rotate the letters every 30 minutes and in order, there is no regard for the change of day. ATIS also provides airport information like runway and taxiway closures, They are often done by controllers, and a few controllers like to have fun ...Jump to post
It was passed along in an e-mail, but it's on their website.
The White Knight carried it to about 50,000' and then it released. Similar to the launch of the X-1 or the X-15.Jump to post
Where is that obsession picture that the guys like to use in Non-Av for the political threads, we need it here for KEESJE. Since every thread seems to be turned in a <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-330 thread here. We went from talking about the Delta <acronym title="...Jump to post