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by vc10
Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel: A Huge War Beginning Just Now?
Replies: 320
Views: 7401

RE: Israel: A Huge War Beginning Just Now?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV20" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV20</a> (<a href="#61" class="quote">Reply 61</a>):<br/><i> The problem is, though, that its population i...

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by vc10
Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scottish Independence: 'Deal Agreed' On Referendum
Replies: 105
Views: 5248

RE: Scottish Independence: 'Deal Agreed' On Referendum

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nighthawk" class="quote" target="_blank">nighthawk</a> (<a href="#88" class="quote">Reply 88</a>):<br/><i>The current UK national budget has a d...

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by vc10
Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scottish Independence: 'Deal Agreed' On Referendum
Replies: 105
Views: 5248

RE: Scottish Independence: 'Deal Agreed' On Referendum

I am all for it if they want to go let it happen and yes they should get a proportion of the UK assests in Scotland . Whilst we are changing things and talking about shares perhaps the new scotland would like to take on say 10% of the UK,s national debt. If there is a vote on independence then a rev...

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by vc10
Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed Connies
Replies: 12
Views: 3004

Lockheed Connies

I think if you look at the following web site it will give you all the information you need on Connies

http://www.conniesurvivors.com/

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by vc10
Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plans For New Airport West/NW Of London
Replies: 53
Views: 15898

RE: Plans For New Airport West/NW Of London

A new airport West of Heathrow -- Near <acronym title="Avioimpex (Former Macedonia)">M4</acronym> and M40 ---near London rail connection, well that means they must be looking at selling off Lynham or even Brize Norton , the second being the best option. They belong to the UK government who is hungry...

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by vc10
Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Would It Be Safer With A Three Man Crew?
Replies: 22
Views: 8589

RE: Would It Be Safer With A Three Man Crew?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canoecarrier" class="quote" target="_blank">canoecarrier</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Was aviation any safer with 4 cr...

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by vc10
Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/stasisLAX" class="quote" target="_blank">stasisLAX</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i>The executive firings continued Opel y...

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by vc10
Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde With Today's Technology?
Replies: 68
Views: 11922

RE: Concorde With Today's Technology?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/747400sp" class="quote" target="_blank">747400sp</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Airbus, the maker of the Concorde, ( bel...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

The problem as I see it is that Opel / Vauxhall are just another cog in a global company that is just interested in the profit, and if more of that can be made by selling Korean built cars than European built ones then they will.After all they did the same to Vauxhall by preventing them from selling...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

PanHam I would like to get more info from you but we had better stop before the moderators accuse us of getting off topic. Thanks again

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by vc10
Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

PanHam, Thanks for the information, but I am not sure I understand the difference between the German Government and the Federal Republic of Germany. However it would seem that <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym> is not a private company and yet it bids to take over other companies which ...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

PanHAM, Just a couple of questions 1] Regarding take overs, and this cannot apply to Opel as it is already owned by a foreign company, but regards other German companies arn't some listed as core industries and cannot be majority owned by Foreign companies 2] I believe the German government does inv...

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by vc10
Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

Here are the figures for the UK in 2011and you can see that here Vauxhall are second in the market after Ford, but both of them have suffered a reduction in their share of the market. The three German makers are then 3rd 4th and 5th with their share increasing. For me the eye opener was the decline ...

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by vc10
Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?
Replies: 75
Views: 5664

RE: General Motors To Jettison Opel/Vauxhall? Holden?

The problem with Chevrolet cars , well in the UK at least , is that although they are quite cheap to buy new , for their size they are expensive to run due to their high emissions and poor MPG when you compare them to their competition. In the UK again Vauxhall had two of their models in the top 10 ...

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by vc10
Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NoUFO" class="quote" target="_blank">NoUFO</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i>"For 2010, Germany is expected to contribute m...

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by vc10
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

NoUFO, You could be correct , but I base my statement on the following website which I believe states that the UK is the 4th largest gross contributor , but even with the rebate we end up the 2nd largest net contributor and it would seem without the rebate we would be the largest contributor. It is ...

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by vc10
Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

eaa3, If you read my postings then you would see that the UK is a net importer from the other EU countries so if those countries wish to impose trade sanctions then their industries could suffer as well. Our industry could benefit from the £50 million per day we now pay to the EU . The population of...

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by vc10
Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

OzGlobal, As the UK is a net importer from the other countries of the EU how come we are dependant on the EU, and you are correct we want free trade that is what we voted on some 40 years ago, and in my opinion the population should be given the chance to say whether they want to stay in what is bec...

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by vc10
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OzGlobal" class="quote" target="_blank">OzGlobal</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>As I said earlier, none is blameless in ...

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by vc10
Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ltbewr" class="quote" target="_blank">ltbewr</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>Then you have the UK 'media' needing subject...

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by vc10
Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

OzGlobal, I think you are correct in that the UK has for many decades now being living in a dream bubble which has been made possible by oil revenue , and we have to correct this now that the oil revenue is reducing. However if your opinion of the UK represents the majority of your country men , the...

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by vc10
Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

When talking about national contributions to the EU lots are figures are talked about and whether they are Gross or net so I tried to find some facts out. The following article I accept is perhaps right wing so not wholely trust worthy however their references are the BBC which is very left wing and...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i> think the Scots and the Welsh had...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Well, a majority of people in the EU (probably...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass
Replies: 69
Views: 5400

RE: UK Media Anti-EU Rethoric Biting The UK In The Ass

Having been around longer than some on this forum I have to say that our membership period of the EEC/EU etc has coincided with the decline of the UK as an economic power especially in the manufacturing area. Now it is easy to blame the Europeans for this decline but I believe it would have happened...

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by vc10
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.
Replies: 9
Views: 10198

RE: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.

Normal rostering allowed crew to overnight in the states, but now and again due to crew shortages or unexpected crew illness a crew member would cross from one flight to the other one at New York and so operate <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> -<acronym t...

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by vc10
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.
Replies: 9
Views: 10198

RE: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/moo" class="quote" target="_blank">moo</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> have read several times that flying Concorde was ac...

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by vc10
Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.
Replies: 9
Views: 10198

RE: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.

During the initial years of Concorde all the crews both flight deck and cabin crew were sourced from BOAC/Overseas Division of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Some of the very original flight deck crew [management] came from B747, but the rest of those trained on Concorde up until abou...

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by vc10
Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Did You Want To Be When You Grew Up?
Replies: 45
Views: 4323

RE: What Did You Want To Be When You Grew Up?

I always wanted to be a merchant ships's Deck Officer and as a teenager I actually got an offer of a cadet officer, but my mother refused to sign the consent forms in the end. She was not going to allow her baby boy to be taken overseas by rough old seamen. My next big interest was aeroplanes and so...

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by vc10
Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Grounding Cost Us US$30mn A Month - Emirates
Replies: 73
Views: 20204

RE: A380 Grounding Cost Us US$30mn A Month - Emirates

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/QatarA340" class="quote" target="_blank">QatarA340</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Whilst basica...

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by vc10
Thu May 31, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Scenic Railroad
Replies: 23
Views: 3180

RE: Favorite Scenic Railroad

If any of you are in the UK and like railways then a visit to North Wales , so as to ride on their trains, is essential. Most are steam engines and narrow gauge , but there are some with normal gauge. The views from the mountain railway that takes you to the top of Mount Snowden is a must, especiall...

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by vc10
Sat May 05, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Maryland Court: "Pit Bulls Inherently Dangerous"
Replies: 81
Views: 2388

RE: Maryland Court: "Pit Bulls Inherently Dangerous"

Here in the UK certain breeds are banned all together These Include Pit Bull Terrier----- Japanese Tosa------Dogo Argentina-----Fila Brailiero. This law came about after a number of horrific attacks by some of these dogs and the dog breeds were banned, however the problem was also with the type of p...

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by vc10
Tue May 01, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?
Replies: 24
Views: 13415

RE: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?

Pihero, Thanks for posting that link "props ,piston and old jets etc" I have only had time to glance over it but it looks like it could get me I trouble with the wife again "You are not reading about old aeroplanes again!!!!!! " ,but I will find the time. I loved the article about the "ignition engi...

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by vc10
Tue May 01, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?
Replies: 24
Views: 13415

RE: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?

<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="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Never been made aware of this, which aircraf...

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by vc10
Tue May 01, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?
Replies: 24
Views: 13415

RE: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?

Again the memory is getting vague now , but I seem to remember that above a certain speed the feel unit makes it very hard if not impossible for the pilot to move the rudder. This is because at high speeds like cruise, movement of the rudder could affect aircraft drastically and I believe could also...

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by vc10
Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Boeing Build The 727?
Replies: 100
Views: 30028

RE: Why Did Boeing Build The 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tymnbalewne" class="quote" target="_blank">tymnbalewne</a> (<a href="#98" class="quote">Reply 98</a>):<br/><i>The motto was "Triumphantly Swift,...

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by vc10
Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Boeing Build The 727?
Replies: 100
Views: 30028

RE: Why Did Boeing Build The 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i>The "WhisperJet" term (which Easte...

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by vc10
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Boeing Build The 727?
Replies: 100
Views: 30028

RE: Why Did Boeing Build The 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>Different technology and requirements of the...

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by vc10
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dead Acft Batteries
Replies: 10
Views: 4747

RE: Dead Acft Batteries

If I remember correctly back on the old <acronym title="Servivensa (Venezuela)">VC</acronym>-10 the power to pull in the battery contactor was obtained from the battery bus so if the battery was dead you could not pull in the contactor. So the down the route solution was [ ground power in and on lin...

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by vc10
Sat Mar 10, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Flight Engineer Today
Replies: 17
Views: 6965

RE: The Flight Engineer Today

Foxhunter, That was the case for British built aircraft, but usually if the aircraft had been originally certificated in say the USA it would have a minimum crew of 2 pilots plus a F/E and this was carried across to the UK certification. An example was BOAC's 707-436 which was 2 pilots and a F/E eve...

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by vc10
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Flight Engineer Today
Replies: 17
Views: 6965

RE: The Flight Engineer Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetpilot" class="quote" target="_blank">jetpilot</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Anyone completing an approved 142 traini...

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by vc10
Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Flight Engineer Today
Replies: 17
Views: 6965

RE: The Flight Engineer Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>In the US Flight Engineers originally were drawn...

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by vc10
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War
Replies: 102
Views: 5350

RE: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vc10" class="quote" target="_blank">vc10</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>Thanks for you reply and I think it is proof of ...

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by vc10
Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War
Replies: 102
Views: 5350

RE: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War

Asturias, Now to answer some of your statements. Well if the Falklands were granted independence it would be quite small in population however not the smallest Falkland Islands [total group] size 4700 sq miles with a population of 3105 of whom 5% are of Chilean nationality Now compare this with 1] V...

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by vc10
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War
Replies: 102
Views: 5350

RE: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War

speedygonzales,

Thanks for you reply and I think it is proof of all I said. The Uk is quite ready to allow the Falkland Islands to become independent so we can hardly be called an occupying power

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by vc10
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War
Replies: 102
Views: 5350

RE: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War

The reason why calling the islands Malvinas is found offensive is that 1] It suggests that the user believes the islands belong to Argentina 2] The people who live there want their islands called The Falkland islands. It is just the same as the UK insisting on calling it Rhodesia rather Zimbabwe Wha...

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by vc10
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War
Replies: 102
Views: 5350

RE: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Never mind israel w...

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by vc10
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War
Replies: 102
Views: 5350

RE: AR Flew For Weapons During The Malvinas War

If my memory serves me correctly we were not actually at war with Argentina but conducting a military exercise to recover the Falkland Islands and we had an exclusion zone around the islands. Now as long as these aircraft stayed out of that zone they were safe as they were no direct threat to the is...

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by vc10
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GM To Kill Off Both Opel And Vauxhall Brands?
Replies: 34
Views: 3630

RE: GM To Kill Off Both Opel And Vauxhall Brands?

I am not sure what <acronym title="Air Slovakia">GM</acronym> want especially from Vauxhall as they are only allowed to sell their brand in the UK where they have the largest share of the UK market. Even in their traditional markets such as Ireland their brand has been replaced with the Opel brand V...

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by vc10
Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Has Happened To The "Connie" In TWA Colors?
Replies: 22
Views: 5158

RE: What Has Happened To The "Connie" In TWA Colors?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jumpjet" class="quote" target="_blank">jumpjet</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I'm fairly sure I saw one in a hangar at t...

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