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by Aaron747
Tue Jun 20, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Delta LAX/JFK Routes
Replies: 38
Views: 5976

RE: Potential Delta LAX/JFK Routes

Nobody's serving LAX-NGO at the moment  Wink

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by Aaron747
Tue Jun 20, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Adult Film Star........?
Replies: 80
Views: 6864

RE: Your Favorite Adult Film Star........?

<i>Akira Fubuki</i> in Japan she's one of the old guard. for some reason her videos are still on the net and nobody here knows why. Who said Aurora Snow??? NASTY indeed. She's great. But Taylor Rain and Roxy Jezel take the cake...in terms of what they can take anyway. They don't just do <acronym tit...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jun 20, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Making Jokes!
Replies: 27
Views: 4671

RE: TSA Making Jokes!

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by Aaron747
Fri Jun 16, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA To Drop Some Long-Haul Routes
Replies: 98
Views: 19600

RE: UA To Drop Some Long-Haul Routes

They will never go 763 on <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acronym>-<acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym>. C...

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by Aaron747
Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fantastic Osaka Itami Landing Videos
Replies: 2
Views: 2729

Fantastic Osaka Itami Landing Videos

For those who have never had the pleasure going into <acronym title="Osaka - Itami International (ITM / RJOO), Japan">ITM</acronym> is a real treat. Here are a couple videos featuring tremendous views of Osaka as well as the famous <acronym title="Osaka - Itami International (ITM / RJOO), Japan">ITM...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 14, 2006 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Adult Film Star........?
Replies: 80
Views: 6864

RE: Your Favorite Adult Film Star........?

Hikaru Koto



Natsuki Abe

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by Aaron747
Tue Jun 13, 2006 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Adult Film Star........?
Replies: 80
Views: 6864

RE: Your Favorite Adult Film Star........?

Taylor Rain

Kyouka Usami

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by Aaron747
Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747-400 LAX-LHR 3 Engine Flight Report Now Out.
Replies: 22
Views: 10574

RE: 747-400 LAX-LHR 3 Engine Flight Report Now Out.

<i>For crying out loud. In that case, the Captain shouldn't have gotten out of bed that day, because his decision was in the chain of events. In fact, he should never become a pilot, because then he wouldn't have ever been in a cockpit.</i> I deflated a lung on that one...welcome to my <acronym titl...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 07, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aviation Magazines
Replies: 20
Views: 5224

RE: Aviation Magazines

FLYING is the best around for practical advice, training theory and <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> aircraft reviews. The columnists are absolutely top notch. Here in Japan there's a magazine called AIRLINE...I can't read everything in it but it's bar none the most glossy, lovingly pr...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios
Replies: 174
Views: 15069

RE: UAL Must Cut Costs, Exploring Merger Scenarios

I think any merge of the top airlines would be a problem after money fleets routes theres words like monopoly or anti-trust

did you read a single other post in the thread??

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by Aaron747
Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 14 Hr Non-stop Flight
Replies: 66
Views: 14364

RE: 14 Hr Non-stop Flight

^
DL and UA have both served India before. Pan Am and TWA did way back when as well.

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by Aaron747
Tue May 30, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Starts Nagoya On 1st Of June 2006
Replies: 16
Views: 4225

RE: EK Starts Nagoya On 1st Of June 2006

I'll be sure to get out there and get some new photos of our <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acronym> newcomers as well. I have a few April gems in the queue as we speak  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> <center><table...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 16, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Announcement April 24th
Replies: 213
Views: 20647

United Announcement April 24th

<i>Seriously, it is sad to see the cancellation of <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> to <acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek International (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym> because lots of US cities will lose direct connection to <acron...

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by Aaron747
Wed Apr 12, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing 744 Bounce
Replies: 27
Views: 5284

RE: Landing 744 Bounce

^
you're kidding right? what a thoughtless comment to make.

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by Aaron747
Thu Mar 23, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese Aviation: Part 2
Replies: 22
Views: 3651

RE: Japanese Aviation: Part 2

Although I have no direct connection to the industry (my clients are primarily Toyota group companies) I have worked with several individuals who are big sellers of bulk industrial composites and plastics to MHI and others. I figure some of these guys must know each other  <img src="/discussion...

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by Aaron747
Wed Mar 22, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese Aviation: Part 2
Replies: 22
Views: 3651

RE: Japanese Aviation: Part 2

We need to get ourselves invited to a plant tour soon. I should take a careful look at my company's client list to see if I'll be having chats with any of the involved parties anytime soon.

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by Aaron747
Wed Mar 08, 2006 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessnas And Small Light Planes Safe?
Replies: 24
Views: 4254

RE: Cessnas And Small Light Planes Safe?

Small airplanes are absolutely safe. You hear about accidents with them more often because there's a lot of them in use around the world and there are a hell of a lot of mistakes made in lieu of poor judgment and lack of experience with respect to the pilots flying them. What's great? You can land a...

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by Aaron747
Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1
Replies: 81
Views: 5664

RE: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1

The domestic Y class market for the Japanese carriers is very different from those in Europe and North America. I'd be very curious to see some actual revenue flow numbers because it would seem unlikely that they're able to make any money on most routes.

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by Aaron747
Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1
Replies: 81
Views: 5664

RE: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1

HP, if you really want to visit you can always go through <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> on <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> The problem with <acronym t...

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by Aaron747
Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1
Replies: 81
Views: 5664

RE: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1

The southwest quadrant of T1 at <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym> is in its third phase of reconstruction. They've been working on it since early 2004. Runways at RJAA/<acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Jap...

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by Aaron747
Wed Feb 22, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1
Replies: 81
Views: 5664

RE: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1

^ Well that certainly explains many things...I've always wondered why <acronym title="Aero California (Mexico)">JR</acronym> Tokai was completely shut out of Centrair service. Seeing as how the <acronym title="Aero California (Mexico)">JR</acronym> group companies have been in a dead heat with the a...

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by Aaron747
Wed Feb 22, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1
Replies: 81
Views: 5664

RE: Japan Aviation Thread: Part 1

Let's Japanese Aviation! LOL! Greetings again from –¼ŒÃ‰®  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> One thing that would be really great is an all-Japan a.netter meet. What do you guys think?? I've still yet to go out to <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jan 23, 2006 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual Visitor To OAK On Thurs
Replies: 17
Views: 3915

RE: Unusual Visitor To OAK On Thurs

OAK is a fantastic place to arrive. The city is a mixed bag but it has some wonderful surprises that even most locals haven't the faintest about.

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by Aaron747
Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL And ANA 777-300ERs
Replies: 11
Views: 4412

RE: JAL And ANA 777-300ERs

Actually as recently as last March a couple of <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym>'s veteran 744s were being rotated on some limited domestic runs as well. I flew aboard JA8094 and 8098 between <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</ac...

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by Aaron747
Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-pics: Round 26
Replies: 142
Views: 9599

RE: Self-pics: Round 26

the galpal and myself enjoying the good life in thailand the night before returning home to japan

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by Aaron747
Thu Oct 27, 2005 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NGO From LAX?
Replies: 1
Views: 1779

NGO From LAX?

Simple question - anybody with inside information have any insight as to whether or not those of us in the Nagoya area can expect to see nonstop service to LAX anytime soon?

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by Aaron747
Wed Sep 21, 2005 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sexy Text Messages - Cheating?
Replies: 17
Views: 7366

Sexy Text Messages - Cheating?

Alright... So you're seeing someone. Maybe even seriously. And you find they've got a few messages in their mobile from other blokes that are preeeetty naughty, maybe even going back a few months. Of course they are only in their inbox...they haven't saved anything in their outbox and by the languag...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese Airlines
Replies: 2
Views: 1798

Japanese Airlines

Hey folks, Wondering if anyone can help me out...I'm in search of some of the following information re JAL/JAL Domestic/JALEX/<acronym title="Jackson - Jackson Hole (JAC / KJAC), USA - Wyoming">JAC</acronym>, ANA/ANA Connection and Skymark... - pilot bases - average crew age by fleet type - percenta...

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by Aaron747
Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor ANA Pilot Sells Uniforms & 747 Manuals
Replies: 14
Views: 9868

RE: Poor ANA Pilot Sells Uniforms & 747 Manuals

Note to idiot pilot: you will *never* be better at pachinko than you already are...

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by Aaron747
Wed Aug 10, 2005 7:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Runway Lengths At Your Home Airport
Replies: 67
Views: 10741

RE: Runway Lengths At Your Home Airport

Chubu Centrair International Airport - Nagoya, Japan
NGO/RJGG

Runway 18/36 - 3500 x 60 m (11,782 x 196 feet)

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by Aaron747
Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Osaka Kansai. Why Is It Expanding?
Replies: 35
Views: 7086

RE: Osaka Kansai. Why Is It Expanding?

Kudos to comments about how much <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acronym> simply ROCKS...I'm so fortunate to be living so close to it...haha. Now, the answer to the thread question - you'd better ask all politicians in this country who are in business ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Aug 09, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A340 Landed Halfway Down Runway - Investigators
Replies: 83
Views: 17140

RE: AF A340 Landed Halfway Down Runway - Investigators

Based on the available information, the conclusion would seem pretty obvious...the folks up front were practicing textbook sloppy flying.

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by Aaron747
Mon Jul 04, 2005 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is Your Cellular Provider?
Replies: 68
Views: 3098

RE: Who Is Your Cellular Provider?

Vodafone Japan...I get three times the features and talk time in my Mitsubishi V401D j-phone with their monthly plan than I've ever had in the states...for half the price. It's about the only thing cheaper than the states here though  Wink

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by Aaron747
Mon Jun 27, 2005 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Nagoya
Replies: 58
Views: 6782

RE: Emirates To Nagoya

RJNN (Komaki) has been converted into a new hub for general aviation, albeit mostly for corporate activity. There are still some carriers running CRJs in and out of the place but scheduled ops are only handful of the daily movements now.

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by Aaron747
Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Nagoya
Replies: 58
Views: 6782

RE: Emirates To Nagoya

By the way, just a minor point Centrair...if you really believe <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has not been filling their 772, you haven't flown 831/830 lately...it has been full consistently for nearly six weeks..the introduction of the <acronym title="Taipei - Chiang Kai Shek ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates To Nagoya
Replies: 58
Views: 6782

RE: Emirates To Nagoya

This is great for Nagoya! Perhaps by the time I've been living there a few months we will have added service at all key points in the region...as someone already pointed out, the convenience of domestic connections at Centrair can't be beat...even if you're on an A320 or 735 for nearly everything &n...

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by Aaron747
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Separation Between Aircrafts
Replies: 8
Views: 2183

RE: Separation Between Aircrafts

Your aircraft was instructed to 'position and hold'....ATC can give permission to an aircraft to enter a runway even after another one is occupying the runway for a landing or takeoff roll....this is not at all uncommon.

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by Aaron747
Tue Jun 21, 2005 7:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Flights Logged For The Year To Date
Replies: 82
Views: 10385

Your Flights Logged For The Year To Date

Though I've got too many hops in a C-172 to count, I do keep track of my airline flights...so far for this year by flight, date, city pairs, tail number, equipment and class of service: 1/12 UA6460 <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym t...

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by Aaron747
Wed Jun 01, 2005 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Opens New 744 Pilot Base At IAD
Replies: 26
Views: 9298

RE: UA Opens New 744 Pilot Base At IAD

Redeploying the aircraft ANA operates on the IAD route makes absolutely no sense - they specifically operate separate domestically configured 777-281 and internationally configured 777-281ER fleets.

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by Aaron747
Mon May 30, 2005 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emergency @ SFO?
Replies: 5
Views: 1719

RE: Emergency @ SFO?

Yes...we heard around 1720 that there was an <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80 inbound with a total hydraulic failure...the airport issued a red alert. The aircraft was escorted without incident off 28R and to the <acronym title="Am...

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by Aaron747
Wed May 25, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: More PW4090 Questions
Replies: 17
Views: 8040

RE: More PW4090 Questions

I don't really care about specifics...I'm just in love with how the damn things sound...

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by Aaron747
Fri May 20, 2005 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LA Mayoral Candidates' Stance On LAX
Replies: 47
Views: 3208

RE: LA Mayoral Candidates' Stance On LAX

Aussie, are you at all familiar with the geography of greater Los Angeles?? Just exactly *where* would one propose building a wholesale replacement for <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>?? Villaraigosa's on the right track with mass transit - Lo...

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by Aaron747
Wed May 18, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What If UA Survives?
Replies: 41
Views: 5025

RE: What If UA Survives?

Matsuyama, Nagasaki, Naha?? Hahaha... Serving <acronym title="Nagoya - Chubu Centrair International (NGO / RJGG), Japan">NGO</acronym> from some destinations other than <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> would be an excellent idea - with 7 mil...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2005 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: List Of UA B777 And B767 In New C/s?
Replies: 9
Views: 5147

RE: List Of UA B777 And B767 In New C/s?

As of last night at gate 86 at SFO - N774UA

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2005 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 747 D-ABTE Parked At SFO Overnight!
Replies: 18
Views: 5622

RE: LH 747 D-ABTE Parked At SFO Overnight!

Swissport handles ramp and maintenance for Lufthansa at SFO.

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by Aaron747
Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How To Find A Girlfriend?
Replies: 45
Views: 3323

RE: How To Find A Girlfriend?

Go to Japan, smile at the first girl you see, and say 'I'm an American....'

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by Aaron747
Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best Place To Land In An Emergency?
Replies: 38
Views: 9881

RE: Best Place To Land In An Emergency?

As a Cessna pilot, I can almost categorically suggest that trying to put a transport category aircraft down anywhere other than a runway is going to lead you right up a creek spelled s-h-i-*......

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by Aaron747
Thu Apr 28, 2005 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Vs United Express?
Replies: 31
Views: 9224

RE: United Vs United Express?

It really depends on the regional operating UAX service...generally here out west, OO does a superb job with their UAX operation - wish I could say the same for the so-called carriers back east...

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by Aaron747
Wed Apr 27, 2005 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 79th United! (a Few Days Late)
Replies: 14
Views: 2799

RE: Happy 79th United! (a Few Days Late)

Happy Birthday United...

flawed as you and the system are...I hope for the sake of the employees and one of the world's great international route systems that the company survives and lasts well into the future...

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by Aaron747
Sun Apr 17, 2005 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilots Unsafe: Use Too Much Rudder! (Quote)
Replies: 76
Views: 11669

RE: AA Pilots Unsafe: Use Too Much Rudder! (Quote)

<i>As far as use of rudder in a large aircraft is concerned, to me it is just common sense to be gentle with inputs at high speeds regardless of the exact value of Va. I do not regard 250 Kts when Va is 270 to be "significantly below" Va, in fact I would say it is far too close to test pilot territo...

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