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by DIRECTFLT
Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 3
Replies: 258
Views: 131235

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>According to Vietnamese air force, planes have...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2
Replies: 256
Views: 163591

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airportugal310" class="quote" target="_blank">airportugal310</a> (<a href="#176" class="quote">Reply 176</a>):<br/><i> It doesn't seem to work o...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2
Replies: 256
Views: 163591

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bruce" class="quote" target="_blank">Bruce</a> (<a href="#160" class="quote">Reply 160</a>):<br/><i>I certainly hope the black boxes are easier ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL No Longer Switching Off IFE
Replies: 39
Views: 14442

RE: DL No Longer Switching Off IFE

(In the 90's) On a long flight (under 3 hours), we were treated to a fine movie that I never had seen before called THE PELICAN BRIEF. But, due to time mis-management, we landed, and the climax to the end of the movie was not able to be shown. The <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Nose Gear Collapse At LGA
Replies: 241
Views: 58164

RE: WN Nose Gear Collapse At LGA

Southwest passengers said they had *****no warning from the pilot***** they were about to crash land, and the sudden impact left everyone "a little nervous and freaked out," according to Eric Westmaas. Melina Andujar and her husband saw the plane approach the runway, and say they knew something was ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6
Replies: 289
Views: 63316

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#200" class="quote">Reply 200</a>):<br/><i>Assuming the NTSB isn't incomp...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6
Replies: 289
Views: 63316

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 6

From NBC San Fran: A preliminary review of the crash by federal investigators turns up the following: APPROACH PROCEEDS NORMALLY ... the plane receives clearance from air traffic control to land without its instrument landing system. Visibility is about 10 miles with winds out of the southwest at 7 ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5
Replies: 315
Views: 88367

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaptainKramer" class="quote" target="_blank">CaptainKramer</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i>The first white plume of smoke...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5
Replies: 315
Views: 88367

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/C680" class="quote" target="_blank">C680</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Exactly what sort of overhead bin lock would kee...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5
Replies: 315
Views: 88367

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5

SAFETY REVIEW <acronym title="Transports et Travaux Aériens de Madagascar">OF</acronym> OVERHEAD BIN LOCKING MECHANISMS NEEDED ? ? ? ? ? Passenger Vedpal Singh's 15 year old son said "luggage tumbled from the overhead bins." Passenger Wen Zhang said "she could feel the plane's tail hit the ground. B...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5
Replies: 315
Views: 88367

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 5

From reports: Four pilots were aboard the plane and they rotated on a two-person shift during the flight, according to The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport in South Korea. The two who piloted the plane at the time of crash were Lee Jeong-min and Lee Gang-guk. A federal safety official ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 3
Replies: 304
Views: 101535

OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 3

Quoting A388 Reply 253, posted Sat Jul 6 2013 Quoting ChrisNH (Reply 249): Two witnesses I think we'll be happy to have: The Captain & FO in that <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 744 that was pointed right at the 777 as it approached. A388 -- Has no one interviewed those <acro...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 2
Replies: 257
Views: 132067

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 2

Don't know if this was already mentioned.... but a woman staying at the Mariott across from the landing runways, said, to her, it seemed that Flt 214's "right wing struck an airport vehicle, and that caused the plane to filp around". I know that doesn't make much sense.... I'm just reporting what so...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 2
Replies: 257
Views: 132067

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 2

Picture of the tail: <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=113179&filename=1373157745IaDY3e.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/113179/middle/1373157745IaDY3e.jpeg" width="648" height="39...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why AA Does Not Use The 738 To Hawaii
Replies: 29
Views: 18128

RE: Why AA Does Not Use The 738 To Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lucky777" class="quote" target="_blank">lucky777</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>It's amazing to think that for the most pa...

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WFAA: AA-US Merger Announced Next Week (sources)
Replies: 244
Views: 35482

RE: WFAA: AA-US Merger Announced Next Week (sources)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bobloblaw" class="quote" target="_blank">bobloblaw</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>Did I miss any? Penn Central?</i></fon...

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WFAA: AA-US Merger Announced Next Week (sources)
Replies: 244
Views: 35482

RE: WFAA: AA-US Merger Announced Next Week (sources)

Another source for the merger story from CBS news- Dallas: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 6:01 PM CDT <a href="http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/02/06/source-aaus-air-merger-coming-next-week/" target="_blank">http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/02/06/s...-aaus-air-merger-coming-next-week/</a><br><br>[Edited 2013-0...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin's Unaccompanied Minor Policy Under Fire
Replies: 111
Views: 15972

RE: Virgin's Unaccompanied Minor Policy Under Fire

So, the airline can directt <acronym title="Air Zimbabwe">UM</acronym> minors to sit together with no risk. But isn't it possible that a minor could do harm to another minor? Say, a 15 yr old next to a 10 yr old ? Perhaps the airline would consider it less of risk to seat an <acronym title="Air Zimb...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss
Replies: 225
Views: 38459

RE: QF Cancel 35 787-9 Order After $245m Loss

So the 787-9 cxl means that their will be no non-stop service from <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> to <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym> for the forseeab...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of Ultra-long-haul(ish) Flying
Replies: 59
Views: 21991

RE: History Of Ultra-long-haul(ish) Flying

The Wiki Non-Stop entry lists the Air India - <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> 191, from Delhi to Chicago, on the 777-300ER, as the longest flight by duration at 19:40, but with a mileage of 7,807, which same mileage, it states, is covered in 15:00 on the EVA Air flight from Taipei to New Yor...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flight (film)
Replies: 10
Views: 4888

RE: Flight (film)

Glad to find this thread as I wanted to view the nit-picking of the aircraft in the movie.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/silly.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/checkm...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 123 Crash - Did Boeing Pay Any Restitution?
Replies: 4
Views: 11430

RE: JAL 123 Crash - Did Boeing Pay Any Restitution?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bueb0g" class="quote" target="_blank">bueb0g</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>There were not any criminal charges against Bo...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History Of Ultra-long-haul(ish) Flying
Replies: 59
Views: 21991

RE: History Of Ultra-long-haul(ish) Flying

I remember seeing the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 747SP at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. It was a site to behold. Like a Space-Age plane, in it's appearance. I flew on the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</ac...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL 123 Crash - Did Boeing Pay Any Restitution?
Replies: 4
Views: 11430

JAL 123 Crash - Did Boeing Pay Any Restitution?

From the Wiki article on the tragic 1985 crash of JAL 123, is states that "Without admitting liability, JAL paid ¥780 million to the victims' relatives in the form of "condolence money"." The Wkik article also states: "Rumors persisted that Boeing had admitted fault to cover up shortcomings in the a...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 3
Replies: 19
Views: 18927

RE: Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 3

<b>The FDR will not be sent back to Russia per the Indonesian Govt.</b> <i>On 15 May 2012 it was reported in the local media that the Indonesian government has turned down Russia's request to send back the flight data recorder (to Russia), stating that Indonesian investigators will determine the cau...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Douglas DC-2 Historical Question
Replies: 3
Views: 5929

RE: Douglas DC-2 Historical Question

Thanks aviopic, now the mystery is soved ! !

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Douglas DC-2 Historical Question
Replies: 3
Views: 5929

Douglas DC-2 Historical Question

I recently watched the 1934 Shirley Temple movie "Bright Eyes". An American Airlines DC-2 is featured in the movie. Besides the tail number <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> 14274, there is a code "A-74" there, and at the nose of the aircraft...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No JFK-SYD Service?
Replies: 83
Views: 22726

RE: Why No JFK-SYD Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zrs70" class="quote" target="_blank">zrs70</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Even if an aircraft could do it, would anyone ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rare 747 Sighting At DFW Today
Replies: 6
Views: 6223

Rare 747 Sighting At DFW Today

I wish I'd had more than my binoculars with me Saturday afternoon at <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>. I was waiting for <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> 7 to arrive... it was late by 50 minutes. QF7 usually arrives around 1...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New ABC Drama About Pan Am!
Replies: 24
Views: 4066

RE: New ABC Drama About Pan Am!

<center>Or, they could do a Pan Am airline drama of an alternate future.... <table border="0" width="81" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=113179&filename=1296071265TBhO1Z.jpeg" target="_blank"><img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/113179/thumbs/12960...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World’s Longest Flights ≥6K
Replies: 34
Views: 7043

RE: World’s Longest Flights ≥6K

I have a Question, does anyone know for sure what kind of 747-400 will be used on the QF7 <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">SYD</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acron...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chelsa Clinton's Big Wedding
Replies: 62
Views: 3844

RE: Chelsa Clinton's Big Wedding

My take on this is that it's just another example of the rich and privileged, and in this case it's the Democrats, but Repubs have many their fold playing the same "game". What I'm referring to is, the husband to be is an Investment Banker with Goldman Sachs...... Maybe the Clinton's are grooming hi...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Bans Truckers, Bus Drivers From Texting While
Replies: 70
Views: 3440

U.S. Bans Truckers, Bus Drivers From Texting While

<b>U.S. bans truckers, bus drivers from texting while driving</b> Tuesday, January 26, 2010; 1:22 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/26/AR2010012602031.html" target=_blank>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...le/2...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big Quake In Haiti
Replies: 191
Views: 10714

RE: Big Quake In Haiti

Well besides Pat Robertson's view of things.... there's always the <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym> Left, to give their 2 bits: Film actor Danny Glover made his assessment: <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #2845...

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jan 14, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big Quake In Haiti
Replies: 191
Views: 10714

RE: Big Quake In Haiti

<b>DALLAS</b> ― One way North Texas is helping Haiti earthquake victims is by sending water filters because so many people will need clean water just to survive. <a href="http://www.texasbaptistmen.org/DNN/" target="_blank"><b>Texas Baptist Men</b></a> are loading <b>5,000 water filters</b> to send ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tell-All Book Deal About Tiger Woods Worth $1M?
Replies: 7
Views: 3013

Tell-All Book Deal About Tiger Woods Worth $1M?

<a href="http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/01/exclusive-tiger-woods-mistress-will-claim-he-had-gay-romps-tell-all-book" target=_blank>http://www.radaronline.com/exclusive...aim-he-had-gay-romps-tell-all-book</a> One of Tiger's many mistresses, Loredana Jolie Ferriolo, is penning a tell-all ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiger Woods Having Plastic Surgery?
Replies: 7
Views: 2626

RE: Tiger Woods Having Plastic Surgery?

This was taken from another website, and posted by another: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- So a friend forwarded this to me. Take it FWIW: This is a forward to me by a guy in Gulf Harbour, John I have a Member who lives 10 houses dow...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat Jan 02, 2010 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time Warner Customers Could Lose FOX Tonight
Replies: 37
Views: 2738

RE: Time Warner Customers Could Lose FOX Tonight

First of all, I can get FOX OTA (Over The Air) with my Govt. funded Digital Converter box, and the amplified <acronym title="Upper Heyford (UHF / EGUA) (closed), United Kingdom">UHF</acronym>/VHF indoor antenna. I subscribe to Basic-Basic Cable to watch C-SPAN and to get the local channels clearly <...

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