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by flipdewaf
Mon May 21, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Overweight Luggage - Overweight Passengers?
Replies: 31
Views: 7343

RE: Overweight Luggage - Overweight Passengers?

Fat people can help their weight and i dont want pople to say they cant because i used to be fat and i changed by doing exercise and eating less! if you take up more space and are heavier then you should pay more, there should be a weight limit of you and your bag, if you take a baby onthe plane wit...

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by flipdewaf
Mon May 21, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Biggest Bar Tab?
Replies: 29
Views: 3180

RE: Your Biggest Bar Tab?

depends how often dad pays it and what time of the year really. If its easter or christmas and all my bros are home it normally comes to about £500 a week, dips a bit when im back at uni though  hissyfit 


Fred

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by flipdewaf
Mon May 21, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Cow Photo In Database
Replies: 49
Views: 6145

RE: Cow Photo In Database

maybe though guys these cows were actually at heathrow! If they were i feel its rather fitting that they be here.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Thu May 17, 2007 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One's Chosen College Major And Relation To Career
Replies: 15
Views: 2345

RE: One's Chosen College Major And Relation To Career

Im doing my masters straight out in aerospace engineering. I want to build those little yellow slingsby fireflys!

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Mon May 14, 2007 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worlds Biggest Sporting Event, Lots Of Pictures.
Replies: 5
Views: 5289

RE: Worlds Biggest Sporting Event, Lots Of Pictures.

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by flipdewaf
Sun May 13, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worlds Biggest Sporting Event, Lots Of Pictures.
Replies: 5
Views: 5289

RE: Worlds Biggest Sporting Event, Lots Of Pictures.

If you really want to know it jumped over one of the jumps at an angle and broke off the flag, the sharp end then severed an artery in its stomach, the rider pulled it up and the horse collapsed. The vet tried to save it but it was too far gone. When a horse dies from blood loss there is a lot of it...

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by flipdewaf
Fri May 11, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Extremly Short Turnarounds
Replies: 7
Views: 1901

RE: Extremly Short Turnarounds

when i was spotting at brs a couple of months ago a ryanair 738 was 23mins from wheels touching the runway to being back in the air again.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri May 11, 2007 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worlds Biggest Sporting Event, Lots Of Pictures.
Replies: 5
Views: 5289

Worlds Biggest Sporting Event, Lots Of Pictures.

Well last saturday, having rode horses all my life and up for a good day out (and evening) me and a housemate met up with my parents at badminton horse trials, had agreat day, it was hot and sunny. Anyway on with the pics. best place to start is with the horses warming up for the cross country phase...

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 27, 2007 5:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Supersonic Propeller Driven Aircraft, Possible?
Replies: 20
Views: 34706

RE: A Supersonic Propeller Driven Aircraft, Possible?

I have often wondered this as well, il ask my aerodynamics lecturer about it tomorrow. I know that soome funny things have to happen to a jet nozzle and the air slowed to subsonic speeds before entering. I think it could be done with an impellar if the air was slowed before entering and then it was ...

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by flipdewaf
Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Design Of The 737RS
Replies: 25
Views: 11963

RE: Possible Design Of The 737RS

fat lipped engine would make a difference to fod damage maybe? over short distances maybe a squared fuselage is more efficient even with thicker corners. Think about it, you can fit seats in better and have less of a space under the floor as peeps dont tend to take many bags with them on the shorter...

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by flipdewaf
Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Makes Unsolicited Offer Of C-17s
Replies: 10
Views: 4027

RE: Boeing Makes Unsolicited Offer Of C-17s

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by flipdewaf
Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?
Replies: 30
Views: 5605

RE: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?

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by flipdewaf
Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Let's Talk About The F-22 With Pics ;
Replies: 15
Views: 6794

RE: Let's Talk About The F-22 With Pics ;

i think the set of doors that arnt open on the last pic may well be a RAT, thats just a guess though.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Mon Apr 23, 2007 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toothpaste And Floss, Which Brands Do You Use?
Replies: 19
Views: 2764

RE: Toothpaste And Floss, Which Brands Do You Use?

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by flipdewaf
Sun Apr 22, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toothpaste And Floss, Which Brands Do You Use?
Replies: 19
Views: 2764

RE: Toothpaste And Floss, Which Brands Do You Use?

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Lock Your House Door?
Replies: 57
Views: 3137

RE: Do You Lock Your House Door?

My door at the house in bath locks by its self when you close it but the house in yorkshire cant be found so there is no need to lock it. And what with the angry guard dog there is no chance of anything getting stolen. <a href="http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/9614/fatty1mo8.jpg" target=_blank><im...

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Slam Eagle Vs Typhoon, Part 2
Replies: 53
Views: 22199

RE: Slam Eagle Vs Typhoon, Part 2

I think that the eurofighter is the superior jet here but vlearly it would not be chosen, i wouldnt go for it if i was them.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Largest Obstacles To Overcome To Build The A380
Replies: 33
Views: 7113

RE: Largest Obstacles To Overcome To Build The A380

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: LCF Paint?
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

RE: LCF Paint?

oops! my bad!

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW Vs LHR: What Is The Deal?
Replies: 51
Views: 8742

RE: LGW Vs LHR: What Is The Deal?

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baggage Handler Left In Hold Of EI DUB-JFK Flight!
Replies: 53
Views: 14756

RE: Baggage Handler Left In Hold Of EI DUB-JFK Flight!

crikey! i would get very freaked out by that, he could have put the peoples clothes on when it got cold. would it be a lot noisier in there than in the cabin?

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outrageous Spending (not House, Car Or Trip)?
Replies: 68
Views: 2881

RE: Outrageous Spending (not House, Car Or Trip)?

£8,000 one one horse and £6,500 on my other one and all the saddles and bridles and rugs and things come to about £3,000 each. Now im at uni the horses just stand in the field looking pretty, would never sell them, i love them far too much. i dont think they were outrageous spending though. 55p for ...

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by flipdewaf
Sat Apr 21, 2007 12:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: LCF Paint?
Replies: 3
Views: 1929

LCF Paint?

Are the LCFs going to get painted anytime soon? They look a bit weird going round in primer all the time, i would have thought that it doesnt look good for being when those people not in the know see half finished planes flying around.

Any thoughts on the matter?

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday's Stupid Thread - Flooring In Your House
Replies: 28
Views: 3495

RE: Friday's Stupid Thread - Flooring In Your House

Rubbish old studnt carpet maybe 20years old haha! back at my house in yorkshire its generally flagstones downstairs and floorboards up stairs.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet Another "Caption This" Thread...
Replies: 18
Views: 2604

RE: Yet Another "Caption This" Thread...

"those things really do smell dont they"

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?
Replies: 30
Views: 5605

RE: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Vulcan XH558 - Any News RE Trials & First Flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 8995

RE: Vulcan XH558 - Any News RE Trials & First Flight?

i want to hear those engines fire up again, last time i heard them i was 5 miles away and it was still an awesome sound from that far away.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Crash In Anglesey
Replies: 2
Views: 3160

Crash In Anglesey

Just heard that there has been an RAF crash in Anglesey im assuming its a hawk from valley. anyone got any other info about this yet?

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying VS To Newark..but On A B747..not An A346!
Replies: 15
Views: 5773

RE: Flying VS To Newark..but On A B747..not An A346!

i did the same thing last year except i did work america and lived with my ex in NJ. you doing it with bunac? i went in the 744 and it was very good, the F/As were lovely to me.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Myspace Link Thread
Replies: 54
Views: 2601

RE: Your Myspace Link Thread

http://www.myspace.com/flipdewaf

Thats it

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bring Back The 747SP
Replies: 25
Views: 4201

RE: Bring Back The 747SP

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by flipdewaf
Thu Apr 19, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?
Replies: 30
Views: 5605

RE: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?

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by flipdewaf
Thu Apr 19, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?
Replies: 30
Views: 5605

RE: 773 Bulb Burn Out After Only 3 Days?!?

Interesting, although components are more likely to be unreliable toward the start of their life. I suppose thats why they dont just have the one.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Do You Attract?
Replies: 67
Views: 3062

RE: Who Do You Attract?

older peeps. i was with my last gf for about a year or so an d she was 10 years older, i've only ever been with 2 girls younger (2 sisters  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/highfive.gif" alt="highfive" border=0>  ) i havent been with anyone less than 5 years older in 3 years. maybe ...

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by flipdewaf
Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quack Discovers Motive For VA Tech Shootings
Replies: 68
Views: 3109

RE: Quack Discovers Motive For VA Tech Shootings

what about the generation that grew up playing pacman? do you see them going round darkened rooms to the sound of repetative music eating brightly coloured pills?  Silly


Fred

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by flipdewaf
Tue Apr 17, 2007 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Speed Limit Where You Live?
Replies: 40
Views: 3395

RE: What Is The Speed Limit Where You Live?

i live in the middle of nowhere in yorkshire so its as fast as you like on the single track roads pretty much, like going rallying! (except in a golf that burns crude oil)

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Mon Apr 16, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Grand National!
Replies: 11
Views: 1942

RE: The Grand National!

put £5 on Point Barrow, so that was a waste. went to a point to point today though and came back £70 up so its not all bad.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Train.
Replies: 77
Views: 15523

RE: Your Favorite Train.

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is This Man Smiling?
Replies: 8
Views: 2758

RE: Why Is This Man Smiling?

he's smiling because he knows the nice folk at airliners.net are going to see him. thats exciting stuff! you are probs right though, he is lucky to still be alive.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trainee Mistakenly Ejects On Ramp
Replies: 38
Views: 9745

RE: Trainee Mistakenly Ejects On Ramp

I met a man who was doing maintenance at an RAF base on a Tornado and the safety pin hadnt been put on the WSOs seat and he accidently knocked it and it took his leg with it. one of the guys at the RAF station said that the seat seemed to rattle around the HAS for ages. how high would one of these s...

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by flipdewaf
Thu Apr 12, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Are The Benefits Of Having A Prop Vs. A Jet?
Replies: 23
Views: 17912

RE: What Are The Benefits Of Having A Prop Vs. A Jet?

props are more efficient at low speeds i.e. up to around 400mph and it makes more economic sense to stay lower on shorter flights and props cruising often around 17-20,000ft are much more efficient than a jet. often the short flights are to small regional airports and a prop is more responsive and h...

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by flipdewaf
Wed Apr 11, 2007 3:58 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: The Screenshot Thread V33.
Replies: 84
Views: 16642

RE: The Screenshot Thread V33.

a series of my shots from when i did my round the world tour last year in fs9. <a href="http://img170.imageshack.us/my.php?image=12pf.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/4558/12pf.th.jpg" width="152" height="137" border=0></a> <a href="http://img340.imageshack.us/my.php...

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by flipdewaf
Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Major Airports - Aircrafts Back-Track Down Runway
Replies: 30
Views: 6319

RE: Major Airports - Aircrafts Back-Track Down Runway

i was at BRS and saw an ATR 72 land and then turn infront of me and backtrack even though there is an exit, why would it do this?

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Civil Airliners Recorded In Inverted Flight?
Replies: 73
Views: 19196

RE: Any Civil Airliners Recorded In Inverted Flight?

A barrel roll is a 1G maneuver and so its as if its flying level, when it is completely inverted the engines are being pulled upwards so its just like being pulled down when normal. its the same as whn you turn your plane and the cup doesnt spill your coffee but its just turning so hard that it goes...

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by flipdewaf
Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Photo Question From LAX
Replies: 4
Views: 3219

RE: A380 Photo Question From LAX

looks like a diagram for hydralic lines in the gear bay or somthing?

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Fri Apr 06, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 350mph Train - How Would This Impact Air Service?
Replies: 69
Views: 9449

RE: 350mph Train - How Would This Impact Air Servi

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by flipdewaf
Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Alton UK Aircraft Storage?
Replies: 2
Views: 5638

RE: Alton UK Aircraft Storage?

I used to live in Alton for 2 months and went past lasham quite a lot, is this what you mean? they do some repainting there.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Sat Mar 24, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If You Could Design A Commercial Jet...
Replies: 36
Views: 6860

RE: If You Could Design A Commercial Jet...

i would go about trying to utilise materials that could change shape depending on the electrical current, this could make for much more efficient aerofoils for different parts of the flight.

Fred

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by flipdewaf
Sat Mar 24, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Guns Do You Own?
Replies: 232
Views: 17045

RE: What Guns Do You Own?

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