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by airplay
Thu Nov 25, 2004 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should Canada Abolish Provinces?
Replies: 53
Views: 2034

RE: Should Canada Abolish Provinces?

<i>The parties I vote for get elected far more than the parties your vote for Airplay. </i> Oh really? Your sources please? <i>Working together does not mean endlessly subsidizing another province for decades and decades. That is dependence. Besides, I'm just as Canadian as you...perhaps moreso.</i>...

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Thu Nov 25, 2004 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should Canada Abolish Provinces?
Replies: 53
Views: 2034

RE: Should Canada Abolish Provinces?

<i>I would like to see the elimination of <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> equalization payments. The 3 "have" provinces cannot continue to support the 7 under-performing "have not" provinces for ever. My Ontario wallet is tired of ...

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Thu Nov 25, 2004 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: God Save The Queen
Replies: 44
Views: 2378

RE: God Save The Queen

<i>"God Save The Queen" God save the queen The fascist regime They made you a moron Potential H-bomb etc etc.....</i> Funny. An anthem of angst from a UK punk band being used as a response from an American to this thread....  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile">

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Wed Nov 24, 2004 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CBS' Dan Rather Steps Down As Anchor
Replies: 24
Views: 2187

RE: CBS' Dan Rather Steps Down As Anchor

There is an imbalance in the force now and only the resignation of Bill O'Reilly will repair it. Of course the imbalance is favour of the dark side....

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Wed Nov 24, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It
Replies: 50
Views: 3881

RE: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It

<i>Whether you like it or not, America resides on the same planet as Europe, Asia, Australia, etc. Rather than isolating ourselves, and opening ourselves up to attacks by certain agitators like Airplay, perhaps we should actually do more reaching out to the world. Or is that against the diction of H...

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Wed Nov 24, 2004 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It
Replies: 50
Views: 3881

RE: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It

Boeing4ever....you obviously have your panties in a major bunch. This subject must be closed to your heart. Again however it is unfortunate that you chose personal attacks over dialogue. <i>I've watched the A.net partisans bitch and snipe long enough to recognize who on here has an agenda, and I'm n...

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by airplay
Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It
Replies: 50
Views: 3881

RE: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It

Umm...this thread was started to discuss the subject. It is clear that you feel strongly about the questionable source. Good for you. Unfortunatly you chose the worst possible way to express your views. Attack the message, not the messanger Boeing4ever....

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by airplay
Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It
Replies: 50
Views: 3881

RE: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It

<a href="http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=41573" target=_blank>http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=41573</a> <a href="http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=qw1101160980401U256" target=_blank>http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&clic...

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It
Replies: 50
Views: 3881

RE: The UN Out Of US - Some Repubs Would Like It

I would welcome the UN headquarters in Montreal, Toronto or Vancouver. Truly world class cities in a relatively benevolent and neutral country. Someday when sanity is returned to the White House, some will realize how huge a mistake this was (is). Will other countries ever join such an organisation ...

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by airplay
Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wrong To Care About Your Countrymen More?
Replies: 33
Views: 2042

RE: Wrong To Care About Your Countrymen More?

<i>Hence, in the scheme of things, these comments by an American are fairly benign. Dont you all agree?</i> Aren't Americans supposed to better than the third-world people you berate YYZ717? <i>I simply gave A VERY SPECIFIC scenario in a war that US troops are fighting now and asked what your though...

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UN And Oil For Food...
Replies: 39
Views: 3149

RE: The UN And Oil For Food...

Commander_Rabb...I'd like to comment...but I don't understand what you are saying. Can you clarify?

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by airplay
Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wrong To Care About Your Countrymen More?
Replies: 33
Views: 2042

RE: Wrong To Care About Your Countrymen More?

Yep...I agree with the guy who said you your buddies are scum. The statement shows your contempt for Iraqis in general. You imply that you would endorse complete obliteration of the Iraqis if it could prevent even a single American soldier's life even though Iraq, a sovereign nation was attacked and...

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Future Of Ukraine Decided On The Streets Of Kiev?
Replies: 83
Views: 4121

RE: Future Of Ukraine Decided On The Streets Of Kiev?

<i>The Ukraine has been a failure to date as an independent nation. The corrupt election of a convicted rapist this past week will just hasten the free fall.</i> I guess the Urkraine needs George Bush to come and turn the place into a model of democracy...like Iraq is now...  <img src="/discuss...

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<i>Actually outsourcing has proven to be beneficial to the US economy as corporations have been able to reinvest their higher resulting profits in new US ventures. </i> What's good for investors alone is not necessarily good for the economy overall. What good is it to save investors money when they ...

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by airplay
Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sleeping Difficulties
Replies: 25
Views: 1073

RE: Sleeping Difficulties

Occasional sleeplessness is normal. However if this problem is becoming long-term, you probably need to reduce your stress load. It could be a sign of clinical depression. And thats not real bad news these days. There a great many treatments available. Make sure you stay away from sleeping pills. Th...

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by airplay
Tue Nov 23, 2004 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End The Non-Av Forum?
Replies: 49
Views: 3377

RE: End The Non-Av Forum?

If you feel uncomfortable with the discussion in the non_av forums, then don't read them. If you have an uncontrollable urge to scold someone then do it elsewhere.

In my opinion its much more annoying to read inaccurate posts in the tech_op forum than discussions about politics here.

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<i>In light of these facts, I would like Airplay to elaborate on the following comment: In my opinion, the US economy is in the toilet </i> <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>..here it is. And remember, its my opinion. The US dollar is losing ground (value) against many other currencies...

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Deer Hunter Killed Five People And Wounded Three
Replies: 60
Views: 2498

RE: A Deer Hunter Killed Five People And Wounded Three

<i.Rumor has it that the deer in the surrounding area could be heard laughing their tails off. </i> Nah...that was me. <i>This really isn't about deer huntingr, it's about a crazed nut with a gun.</i> Not so fast there....if said "nut" didn't have a gun close at hand, the outcome may have not been s...

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Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Bush “saves” His Bodyguard.
Replies: 65
Views: 7606

RE: President Bush “saves” His Bodyguard.

<i>Well, I doubt that even you're that ignorant... but since you do skirt the threshold, here: it might have something to do with presiding over the nation with the world's most powerful military, world's largest economy, and the largest relative socio-fisco-political influence on all other nations ...

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Mon Nov 22, 2004 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<i>You are predicting a US economic collapse with almost glee in reply 21. Combined with your other anti-US tirades, it's a logical question.</i> Glee? You can detect "glee" from that post? <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>...here's a question for you YYZ717. Do you think burning cros...

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by airplay
Mon Nov 22, 2004 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Bush “saves” His Bodyguard.
Replies: 65
Views: 7606

RE: President Bush “saves” His Bodyguard.

Thanks for the comic relief guys. You never let me down!  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> <i>I don't think there has ever been any doubt, even among his detractors, that he is at heart a simple kinda guy who would get into a brawl to help out a buddy. This incid...

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Mon Nov 22, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Is Iran Not Allowed To Make Nukes?
Replies: 46
Views: 3308

RE: Why Is Iran Not Allowed To Make Nukes?

NPT? Treaty Shmeaty....the US doesn't honour its obligations under any treaties. So why expect other countries to. Iran is meeting resistance purely because its view of the world is different than the view of the guys who presently have nukes. Who is to say who is wrong or right? The US certainly is...

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Mon Nov 22, 2004 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<i>No trade deficit has ever caused an economic collapse. </i> The statement you are replying to, YYZ717, says "With the pace that the Euro is gaining popularity, the US has alot of catching up to do to prevent economic collapse." Let's review it again NOT taken out of conext shall we... <i>The trad...

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by airplay
Sun Nov 21, 2004 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peta Is At It Again...
Replies: 55
Views: 3634

RE: Peta Is At It Again...

I read the article and couldn't always follw if they were talking about fish or NWA742....  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Anyway...society needs all opinions out there. Even the extreme ones. We should never discourage groups like PETA from speaking out. It really help...

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Sun Nov 21, 2004 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condoleezza Rice Named Sec Of State!
Replies: 29
Views: 2968

RE: Condoleezza Rice Named Sec Of State!

<a href="http://www.tennessean.com/nation-world/archives/04/11/61617054.shtml" target=_blank>http://www.tennessean.com/nation-world/archives/04/11/61617054.shtml</a> </i>WASHINGTON — President Bush yesterday picked national security adviser Condoleezza Rice, who once tutored him on global affairs, t...

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by airplay
Sun Nov 21, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<i>Spoken like a true Marxist who doesn't have a clue of how the markets really work. And I don't have the time to give you the whole Trade Mechanics course.</i> Marxist? How were you able to take the Trade Mechanic's course while your head was so far up your ass? Your rhetoric about world trade con...

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by airplay
Sun Nov 21, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<I>The U.S. is basically providing nearly $500 Billion of foreign aid each year through the trade deficit.</I> Cfalk, this seesm to be a recurring theme of yours. It appears that in your opinion, the US supplies foreign aid to the world just by existing. The truth is that the US has a long history o...

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by airplay
Sat Nov 20, 2004 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy
Replies: 34
Views: 1549

RE: Greenspan: U.S. Trade Gap Could Hurt Economy

<i>President Bush says the best ways to handle the yawning trade deficits is to get other countries to remove trading barriers and open their markets to U.S. companies.</i> HAHAHAHA….that’s a good one! Canada, the US’s most significant trade partner by volume is under constant threat from trade barr...

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by airplay
Fri Nov 19, 2004 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carolyn Parrish...psycho Hose Beast.
Replies: 16
Views: 1103

RE: Carolyn Parrish...psycho Hose Beast.

Yah...but the Liberal party doesn't have a monopoly on idiots. Brian Mulroney was not only an idiot, he was a crook as well. The US administration of the day seemed to like him. I think he spoke their language...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> Shiela Copps spoke her mi...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carolyn Parrish...psycho Hose Beast.
Replies: 16
Views: 1103

RE: Carolyn Parrish...psycho Hose Beast.

I put her in the same category as Jesse Helms. No class and no sense of tact. Exactly the personality that does more damage to international relations than any policy.

Paul Martin is doing the right thing by distancing himself from her.

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by airplay
Fri Nov 19, 2004 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>One day you will realize that being pro-US is not being anti-Canadian. Too many socialists and anti-Americans take the stance that the US MUST be opposed on all fronts. </i> I didn't say that being pro-US was neccessarily being Anti-Canadian. You manage however to possess both qualities in my opi...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>"real" Canadian? and I'm not? Just how old are you?</i> Is there a minimum age for being Canadian that I'm not aware of? Seriously though, regardless of what little flag you chose to attach to your messages YYZ717, your comments are quite anti-Canadian and strongly pro-USA when it comes to any di...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carolyn Parrish...psycho Hose Beast.
Replies: 16
Views: 1103

Carolyn Parrish...psycho Hose Beast.

What is with this crazy woman? <a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20041118.wparrish1118/BNStory/Front/" target=_blank>http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20041118.wparrish1118/BNStory/Front/</a> Paul Martin removed her from caucus. It's too bad he can't have h...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>The FTA/NAFTA is largely honoured on both sides already. Case closed.</i> No its not. The Case will remain open even if you choose to bury your head in the sand YYZ717. <i>No, he's not. You are using one dispute with the US as a massive quantum leap to continue your anti-Bush diatribes. </i> The ...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>The Bush administration has absolutely no intention of abiding by the Free Trade Agreement provisions. When will we end this useless free trade agreements with these bandits? </i> Yep...I wrote that. All I can offer is some clarification. I think the Bush administration is the source of much of t...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>The resounding success of the FTA is abundantly obvious. Only anti-Americans and socialists oppose it. </i> Nobody here, as far as I can tell is opposing the NAFTA. The issue is the failure of the US to abide by the agreement. Your "anti-American/Socialist" rant is getting very tired YYZ717. Most...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Lows From The "Left" / Racist?
Replies: 62
Views: 4758

RE: New Lows From The "Left" / Racist?

I don't detect any racism, but if I was a monkey or a parrot I would be deeply offended...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadians- Missile Shield, Or Not?
Replies: 45
Views: 2298

RE: Canadians- Missile Shield, Or Not?

No. We drew the line at freeing Iraq because Chretien was a strident left-wing anti-American. Hence, Canada was in de facto support of Saddam Hussein.

What colour is the sky in your world YYZ717?

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by airplay
Fri Nov 19, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>So exactly what is it that you are whining about? Other than taking another potshot at the US for no reason other than ideology?</i> This illustrates the problem with your statments YYZ717. You automatically associate the opinions of others on some specific "ideology". Well...in the words of Sigm...

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Fri Nov 19, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadians- Missile Shield, Or Not?
Replies: 45
Views: 2298

RE: Canadians- Missile Shield, Or Not?

<i>Canada is a sovereign country and should look out for OUR interests...just like the US does. We should not blindly just follow the US.</i> I agree that we should look out for our intersts, but I think that in doing so, we should take make a serious effort to comply with our international agreemen...

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Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Much To Tip In The USA?
Replies: 30
Views: 3774

RE: How Much To Tip In The USA?

I recently had an American scold me for tipping in Slovenia. He said that tipping is not customary and there is no sense starting. Years ago on a trip to the Yucatan region of Mexico I had similar advice from an American who told me I was "spoiling it for everyone" for tipping a taxi driver with the...

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Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadians- Missile Shield, Or Not?
Replies: 45
Views: 2298

RE: Canadians- Missile Shield, Or Not?

Reading this thread is better than watching the Comedy Channel.... <i>Canada's future lies with the US. We should support this US peace initiative. </i> HAHA... <i>Canada has de-facto handed over its national defence responsibility to the United States already. It is only right that the Canadian tax...

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Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

<i>The FTA is the BEST thing that has happened to the Cdn economy since Confederation. Exports to the US have more than doubled in 12 years. Each and every Cdn is enriched due to free trade with the US.</i> Only rabid neo-nazis American lapdogs would choose to ignore the fact that Canada has to figh...

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Wed Nov 17, 2004 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Foreign Languages Do You Speak?
Replies: 62
Views: 3971

RE: How Many Foreign Languages Do You Speak?

<i>English and American (Two nations separated by a common language)</i> Next time you have a flat on your lorry while you're away from your flat, get your torch and tyre out of the boot. Some have the jack and spanner under the bonnet mate. Careful..don't bang the wing. Or you can have someone else...

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Wed Nov 17, 2004 10:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unscheduled Rectification
Replies: 7
Views: 1858

RE: Unscheduled Rectification

When it comes to systems inspections the costs vary wildly. If an airline is blessed with a person who can truly troubleshoot a system and not just start replacing boxes until the problem goes away, the savings are huge.

Unfortunately, this tends to be the exception rather than the rule....

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by airplay
Wed Nov 17, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Radar Range
Replies: 16
Views: 2143

RE: Radar Range

<i>To be honest, the ranges stated here for TCAS aren't really sufficient. The concepts that we're investigating need something that will highlight a potential problem long in advance so that an efficient solution can be found and applied long before there is any risk of collision.</i> Really? What ...

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Wed Nov 17, 2004 10:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Math And Aviation
Replies: 15
Views: 15513

RE: Math And Aviation

The majority of the heavy duty math in aviation is found in design. For structures, static and dynamic analysis, and damage tolerance analysis requires a great deal of advanced math including calculus. Aerodynamics require such analysis as computational fluid dynamics and advanced modeling. Electric...

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by airplay
Wed Nov 17, 2004 10:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Radar Range
Replies: 16
Views: 2143

RE: Radar Range

<i>I'm not aware of a commercial long haul jet that has a air search radar. Weather radar yes, but air search no. Are you refering to the TCAS & transponder? </i> Some <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym>/Business aircraft weather radar systems have a "target alert" function that detects s...

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by airplay
Wed Nov 17, 2004 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arafat Had Aids?
Replies: 20
Views: 2268

RE: Arafat Had Aids?

Is it possible that he died of some disorder or disease that was complicated by his advanced age? And that it really doesn't matter what the disease was? The guy managed to live longer than the average American male. So I don't really understand the relevance of the circumstances of his death beyond...

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Wed Nov 17, 2004 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More FTA Woes For Canada
Replies: 33
Views: 2261

RE: More FTA Woes For Canada

B747-437B: The United States is a sovereign country and has the right to impose any tariffs they damn well choose on anything they want.

They signed on to the NAFTA. Their tariffs are in contradiction to the agreement.

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