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by mham001
Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing - 733 Firm Orders So Far This Year
Replies: 56
Views: 15762

RE: Boeing - 733 Firm Orders So Far This Year

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by mham001
Fri Nov 11, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-200LR Breaks Longest Flight Record
Replies: 123
Views: 45340

RE: Boeing 777-200LR Breaks Longest Flight Record

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by mham001
Thu Nov 10, 2005 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The People In CA Have Spoken
Replies: 113
Views: 3784

RE: The People In CA Have Spoken

Matt is right. This election has proven that the unions have control of California politics and are using the Democrats as their pawns. For 40 years the legislature has been controled by demos and the budgetary mess we have will not get any better anytime soon. Look for a further credit downgrade. A...

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by mham001
Mon Nov 07, 2005 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pirelli Or Michelin Tyres Which Would You Choose?
Replies: 24
Views: 45597

RE: Pirelli Or Michelin Tyres Which Would You Choose?

Depends on your tire size, the particular tire brand model, etc. Lots of variables. Some Bridgestones may be crap, but for my small truck, Duranzas on the front have been very, very good for tire wear and traction, wet and dry. I have found and read that Michelins are way overpriced based on the nam...

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by mham001
Mon Nov 07, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laying Laminate Wood Flooring
Replies: 20
Views: 4274

RE: Laying Laminate Wood Flooring

From a flooring contractor: There is only one way. Remove the toilet.

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by mham001
Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mozilla, Explorer Or What?
Replies: 85
Views: 4295

RE: Mozilla, Explorer Or What?

Does anybody know why Mozilla icon takes over for my jpg viewer. The jpg will open with my viewer but I cannot change the icon from Mozillas.

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by mham001
Sat Oct 29, 2005 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Sell Up To 965 Jets In 05
Replies: 85
Views: 10698

RE: Boeing To Sell Up To 965 Jets In 05

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by mham001
Sat Oct 29, 2005 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator: Galloway Lied About Oil 4 Food Scandal
Replies: 106
Views: 2883

RE: Senator: Galloway Lied About Oil 4 Food Scandal

Not getting a lot of notice, but Galloway has been named in the official UN report issued yseterday.

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by mham001
Fri Oct 28, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN:Business Gave Kickbacks To Saddam
Replies: 6
Views: 1680

RE: UN:Business Gave Kickbacks To Saddam

Lets ignore the smokescreen sent out by OZGlobal. Of note is the implication of Galloway again. Also of note are the politicians of some of the more prominent Saddam apologists, including France. I make no apology for American businesses, but payoffs to politicians for their support is low, low, low...

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by mham001
Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Just An A330 Variant?
Replies: 48
Views: 5440

RE: A350 Just An A330 Variant?

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by mham001
Thu Oct 27, 2005 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Visiting Death Valley During Thanks Giving Weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 2151

RE: Visiting Death Valley During Thanks Giving Wee

I often ride a motorcycle in and around DV. If you don't want to camp, there are two hotels in the park, but they are quite expensive. By far the most convenient place to motel outside is Beatty, Nevada. The last motel on the main road is the best and of good value. Sorry, can't remember the name, b...

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by mham001
Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gasoline Plummets In US, JetA Next?
Replies: 53
Views: 3958

RE: Gasoline Plummets In US, JetA Next?

I heard a report on the radio last week that jet fuel peaked at $5/gl and was now at about $3.60. Shouldn't be too hard to check...

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by mham001
Mon Oct 24, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stopping Drinking. Wow, I Said It
Replies: 18
Views: 1917

RE: Stopping Drinking. Wow, I Said It

I quit 12 years ago. Did some <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> until I got tired of the whining, but most importantly I filled my time with other things, mostly martial arts. Went on a small health binge. Just had to keep busy when I'd normally be sitting in a bar. Had to change...

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by mham001
Mon Oct 24, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Firefox Is Pissing Me Off
Replies: 15
Views: 3342

RE: Firefox Is Pissing Me Off

Its been crashing periodically on me today when I try to open up threads on A.net.

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by mham001
Mon Oct 17, 2005 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Americans Insist On Building Cars?
Replies: 85
Views: 4385

RE: Why Do Americans Insist On Building Cars?

Of course only a fool would believe he's not paying for all that needed warranty.
Yes, we pay more because we require more warranty work. Makes sense.

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by mham001
Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Americans Insist On Building Cars?
Replies: 85
Views: 4385

RE: Why Do Americans Insist On Building Cars?

The guy who thinks the Europeans are currently building the best cars is way behind the times in his general perception thinking. Consumer Reports shows Euro-brand cars by far the most unreliable vehicles sold in the US. Its almost embarrassing, just like American cars used to be at the bottom. Merc...

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by mham001
Sun Oct 09, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mozilla, Explorer Or What?
Replies: 85
Views: 4295

RE: Mozilla, Explorer Or What?

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by mham001
Sun Oct 09, 2005 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norton Internet Security!
Replies: 7
Views: 1550

RE: Norton Internet Security!

Norton itself is a virus.

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by mham001
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mozilla, Explorer Or What?
Replies: 85
Views: 4295

RE: Mozilla, Explorer Or What?

Ive used Firefox for about 2 years now, but its not without its issues. It is a RAM hog. My notebook with 128k needs to be rebooted every other day or so, sometimes twice a day depending on how I use it. Firefox gets overlaoded, the toolbar starts acting up first, then pages don't refresh or load co...

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by mham001
Sat Oct 08, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Chopper
Replies: 22
Views: 1341

RE: American Chopper

Wannabe's who appeal to wannabe's. Paul Jr an artist? You gotta be kidding. First off, he can barely ride, but he sure trys hard to look cool when he does. These guys are parts assemblers. They go out, buy a bunch of parts, put it together, add a bunch of doohickeys and what have you got-an unridabl...

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by mham001
Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do I Set My Own "wi-fi" Internet Connection?
Replies: 20
Views: 3329

RE: How Do I Set My Own "wi-fi" Internet Connection?

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by mham001
Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax Booted Off WN Flight-obscene Word On T-shirt
Replies: 280
Views: 18201

RE: Pax Booted Off WN Flight-obscene Word On T-shi

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by mham001
Fri Oct 07, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eads Prepared To Freeze A350 Launch Subsidies
Replies: 142
Views: 6962

RE: Eads Prepared To Freeze A350 Launch Subsidies

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by mham001
Mon Sep 19, 2005 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News: A380 Falling Short Of Big Billing
Replies: 178
Views: 19825

RE: News: A380 Falling Short Of Big Billing

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by mham001
Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A List Of FEMA's Screw-ups In New Orleans
Replies: 77
Views: 7734

RE: A List Of FEMA's Screw-ups In New Orleans

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by mham001
Sat Sep 10, 2005 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Pay Millions To Air NZ For 777 Delays.
Replies: 62
Views: 13952

RE: Boeing To Pay Millions To Air NZ For 777 Delays.

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by mham001
Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So This Is What The World Thinks About The US Now
Replies: 135
Views: 7510

RE: So This Is What The World Thinks About The US Now

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by mham001
Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Weapons Limitations In USA?
Replies: 200
Views: 4687

RE: Weapons Limitations In USA?

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by mham001
Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So This Is What The World Thinks About The US Now
Replies: 135
Views: 7510

RE: So This Is What The World Thinks About The US

I find it interesting that so many people place so much stock on what they see in the media. I have been in the middle of a disaster and seen the reporting of it and other issues and believe it-you are not getting anything close to the entire story. While every camera lens focuses on a the very wors...

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by mham001
Mon Sep 05, 2005 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "China To Sign Airbus Deal During Blair Visit"
Replies: 15
Views: 6017

RE: "China To Sign Airbus Deal During Blair Visit"

Signing a contract. Doesn't this just mean they are completing an order?

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by mham001
Mon Sep 05, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Europe Lost Its Grip On Reality?
Replies: 85
Views: 3819

RE: Has Europe Lost Its Grip On Reality?

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by mham001
Sun Sep 04, 2005 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Firefox Browser Question
Replies: 11
Views: 1639

RE: Firefox Browser Question

I have alot of problems with Firefox. If I look at pages with lots of photos, it overlaods, the pages won't properly refresh and eventually it will crash the computer-without fail. Very irritating and I have done all the updates. Really, the only reason to keep using it is for the relative security.

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by mham001
Sun Sep 04, 2005 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mr. President, Please Just Go Away.
Replies: 129
Views: 4724

RE: Mr. President, Please Just Go Away.

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by mham001
Fri Sep 02, 2005 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Has Europe Lost Its Grip On Reality?
Replies: 85
Views: 3819

RE: Has Europe Lost Its Grip On Reality?

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by mham001
Fri Aug 19, 2005 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo's Airbus Order In Trouble
Replies: 10
Views: 4251

IndiGo's Airbus Order In Trouble

Haven't seen this posted: 17 August 2005 / The Times of India By Byas Anand ........Ministry of civil aviation's aircraft acquisition committee - which is scheduled to meet on Wednesday - has decided to put off a decision on IndiGo's fleet purchase proposal. The reason, as senior government official...

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by mham001
Fri Aug 19, 2005 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deafening Silence On A380 Tests
Replies: 368
Views: 26044

RE: Deafening Silence On A380 Tests

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by mham001
Thu Aug 18, 2005 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Real Threat To The US..
Replies: 57
Views: 4833

RE: The Real Threat To The US..

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by mham001
Wed Aug 03, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Update - Where Are The Pics?
Replies: 17
Views: 16359

RE: Boeing 787 Update - Where Are The Pics?

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by mham001
Wed Aug 03, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Update - Where Are The Pics?
Replies: 17
Views: 16359

RE: Boeing 787 Update - Where Are The Pics?

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by mham001
Mon Aug 01, 2005 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which Country Has The Hottest Girls?
Replies: 93
Views: 33360

RE: Which Country Has The Hottest Girls?

and Sebena takes the plunge towards ruining another perfectly good thread....way to go Sebena!

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by mham001
Mon Jul 25, 2005 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL Set To Order 737s-Reuters
Replies: 18
Views: 4327

GOL Set To Order 737s-Reuters

Boeing gets big order from Brazil's Gol -report Sun Jul 24, 2005 12:02 <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> <acronym title="Ethiopian Airlines">ET</acronym> SAO PAULO, Brazil, July 24 (Reuters) - Discount Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes is set to announce a multi-billio...

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by mham001
Tue Jul 05, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Breakeven
Replies: 61
Views: 10616

RE: Airbus A380 Breakeven

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by mham001
Tue Jul 05, 2005 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Breakeven
Replies: 61
Views: 10616

RE: Airbus A380 Breakeven

Still not understanding how Airbus claims a $5bln A350 program will require 4-500 sales for profitibility, but a $12-15bln A380 program will be profitable with 280.

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by mham001
Sun Jul 03, 2005 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who's Calling The Shots At Airbus?
Replies: 3
Views: 2482

Who's Calling The Shots At Airbus?

Ya know, a lot of people have expressed that they believe Airbus is a French company, and a lot of people have risen up and exclaimed otherwise. I think the following quote from Reuters will shed some light on why some are confused about the situation. <acronym title="New Orleans - Lakefront (NEW / ...

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by mham001
Fri Jul 01, 2005 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Entry Into Service (EIS) Reliability - 99%
Replies: 110
Views: 11705

RE: A380 Entry Into Service (EIS) Reliability - 99%

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by mham001
Fri Jul 01, 2005 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Entry Into Service (EIS) Reliability - 99%
Replies: 110
Views: 11705

RE: A380 Entry Into Service (EIS) Reliability - 99%

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by mham001
Wed Jun 22, 2005 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strength Of Composite Fuselage
Replies: 9
Views: 5522

RE: Strength Of Composite Fuselage

There is a recent article at Business Week online that the mods deleted titled Boeings Plastic Dream Machine. It gives some specifics about what Boeing is finding out. They say the composites are stronger than they expected and have figured out a way to eliminate some cracking problems.

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by mham001
Mon Jun 20, 2005 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC's Challenge W/ 3xx/76x To Compete With Others
Replies: 17
Views: 5028

RE: AC's Challenge W/ 3xx/76x To Compete With Othe

The stated reason Milton bought the Boeings was because they would save the company a lot of money over a short period of time. Between maintaining older planes with a lower cyle, the fuel savings, and the maintenance package, the new planes were a no-brainer and fit in with the need to cut long-ter...

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by mham001
Mon Jun 20, 2005 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Notifies Boeing Of 787/777 Order Cancellation
Replies: 267
Views: 31216

RE: AC Notifies Boeing Of 787/777 Order Cancellation

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by mham001
Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France Would Trade Subsidies For Tanker Deal
Replies: 54
Views: 5542

RE: France Would Trade Subsidies For Tanker Deal

I think it would be politically impossible to buy a plane in which % of the profits went to the French government. A private enterprise, maybe, the problem is the government ownership.

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