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by LX23
Mon Nov 08, 2004 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10786

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

LVZXV: I LOVE that A346!! Simply stunning!! 23 hours???Que, te pusieron el el vuelo de las 23h?? Well, I guess with this recent experience, you can understand why, when faced with <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LE...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 05, 2004 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10786

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

Thats true about ZXV flying tomorrow...but my point was not ZXV alone, but instances in which I have had to fly to <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> on <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>...After all, with 2xflights from <acron...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 05, 2004 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10786

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

Anxebla: have you stopped to think that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>, <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, <acronym tit...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 05, 2004 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10786

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

Anxebla: seeing as to how I fly roughly 10 times a year between Europe and Latin America, I have chosen other airlines as I said before. However, on 4 out of those 19 flights that I mentioned, my original tickets said I was to fly <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym> or Vi...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners World Magazine- Kuwait Airways
Replies: 9
Views: 4526

RE: Airliners World Magazine- Kuwait Airways

Captain777:
actually....I hadn't noticed that until you pointed it out...you are absolutely right! maybe email them to find out?? Do let us know if you get a reply.
Cheers
LX

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by LX23
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10786

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

Anxebla: if you had actually read my reply, you would have noticed the fact that, as stated, roughly half of those times were in business or first class, hence why I didnt mind flying them  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> coincidentally (or perhaps not), most of those ...

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by LX23
Fri Nov 05, 2004 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS
Replies: 146
Views: 10786

RE: BA Withdraws From BOG And CCS

Anxebla: I think that you are also a bit overpatriotic when you say that all <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>-bashers have never flown on <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym>, etc. I have personally flown <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> on LatAm-Europe or Euro routes...

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by LX23
Fri Oct 29, 2004 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Service On Swiss.
Replies: 2
Views: 1771

RE: Service On Swiss.

Mika....don't let him scare you off... I fly <acronym title="Crossair (Switzerland)">LX</acronym> at least 5 times a year, and have never had a problem with them...admittedly, having to pay for the food is something of a thorn in their side, but many airlines are turning to this nowadays. However, t...

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by LX23
Fri Oct 29, 2004 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying With Sprained Ankles And With Crutches?
Replies: 29
Views: 17444

RE: Flying With Sprained Ankles And With Crutches?

<b>After all, seeing flab bounce around and those ready-to-pop red spots...</b> One word.....YUCK!!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> You're in Wales mate....at least find yourself a cute sheep  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> mayb...

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by LX23
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus-just A Product?
Replies: 50
Views: 5057

RE: Airbus-just A Product?

Just so happens that middle of nowhere, africa, also gets A320s, 330s, 744s, 777s, and 73Gs....but hey.....it's in Africa....they all ride donkeys to school!!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> sorry for the blatantly sarcastic comment, but it just shows the prejudices o...

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by LX23
Wed Oct 27, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For All Familiar With South American Aviation
Replies: 18
Views: 3624

RE: For All Familiar With South American Aviation

I've flown TAM a few times, especially their <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> route. Very good airline (I would probably rank them as the best airline in Latin America). The only problem that I see with <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meri...

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by LX23
Wed Oct 27, 2004 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus-just A Product?
Replies: 50
Views: 5057

RE: Airbus-just A Product?

maybe he didn't know what city he was flying to??? i mean...I wouldn't confuse <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> with <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>... but then again, no one is perf...

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by LX23
Wed Oct 27, 2004 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI- British Midland A330
Replies: 8
Views: 3805

RE: BMI- British Midland A330

FJWH - No need to be nasty about it...yes, he's new, and yes, he should have looked. But there's better ways to say things than making fun of someone.

Starlion: That sunrise/sunset photo you've chosen is niiiiiice  Big thumbs up

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by LX23
Tue Oct 26, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus-just A Product?
Replies: 50
Views: 5057

RE: Airbus-just A Product?

Funnily enough, if you check amadeus, you get the following flight times: <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> with an A346: 12h20min <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> average times with ...

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by LX23
Mon Oct 18, 2004 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PTVs On MD-11s?
Replies: 16
Views: 3770

RE: PTVs On MD-11s?

RG don't have PTVs in Y-class.

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by LX23
Mon Oct 18, 2004 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Seating Assignment
Replies: 16
Views: 8495

RE: EasyJet Seating Assignment

Tristar pretty much nailed it with his post: as long as you are one of the first 30 people to check in, you essentially have a "First Choice" of seats. Easyjet do give out boarding cards, but dont assign seats, which means that your boarding card will have a number, and you get to pick out your own ...

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by LX23
Mon Oct 18, 2004 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PTVs On MD-11s?
Replies: 16
Views: 3770

RE: PTVs On MD-11s?

Adding to spacecadet's great post, here are just a few more details: The fire apparently began somewhere close to the rear right wall of the cockpit. The insulation is still to be found in airplanes (obviously airlines won't go out of their way to advertise this), although this insulation is suppose...

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by LX23
Mon Oct 18, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Merger KLM/Air France. But, Did It Helped?
Replies: 22
Views: 7237

RE: Merger KLM/Air France. But, Did It Helped?

Just a small correction and expansion to Venezuela 747's post: <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> flew 747s and MD11s to <acronym title="Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia (CCS / SVMI), Venezuela">CCS</acronym> on a seasonal basis until 1998, when they switched alm...

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by LX23
Thu Oct 14, 2004 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LHR A330 Heaven?
Replies: 30
Views: 6614

RE: Is LHR A330 Heaven?

Also, some other comments: Chris (again, sorry mate, absolutely nothing against you....i know, i know, hard to believe from my posting  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin">...) - <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> doesn't find the 330 or any other "heavy" feasible for...

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by LX23
Thu Oct 14, 2004 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LHR A330 Heaven?
Replies: 30
Views: 6614

RE: Is LHR A330 Heaven?

Chris: Swiss (often during the week) <b> As I said before, this flight no longer operates with the A332...) </b> Aer Lingus (sometimes) <b>Very, very, VERY (I can't emphasize this enough) rarely, if at all in the past 2 years </b> Austrian (sometimes during the week for the early <acronym title="Zur...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 12, 2004 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LHR A330 Heaven?
Replies: 30
Views: 6614

RE: Is LHR A330 Heaven?

Bill: well, they do a daily 763ER...every time I've flown it it's been full...of pax <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND), USA - South Carolina">AND</acronym> cargo apparently...so I would say it would not be uncommon to see <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym>...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 12, 2004 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV..a Step Closer Into The Hands Of "the Sheik"?
Replies: 3
Views: 4153

RE: AV..a Step Closer Into The Hands Of "the Sheik"?

As I said in the other thread (and switched to this one), $64 million really isn't much... I may be overly pessimistic, but it wouldn't surprise me if Sinergy's offer is the same type of deal as <acronym title="LAB Airlines (Bolivia)">LB</acronym> got when they were taken over by <acronym title="VAS...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 12, 2004 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viasa
Replies: 27
Views: 4352

RE: Viasa

I was lucky enough to be able to fly them right up to the last months. DC-10s, A300, and 727s were the airplanes that I flew to such different points as <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym>, <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), I...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 12, 2004 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca To Arab "sheik" Or Brazilian Magnate?
Replies: 60
Views: 4581

RE: Avianca To Arab "sheik" Or Brazilian Magnate?

Somehow, I'm not to keen on the Sinergy offer...a $64 million injection isnt really a lot...in my eyes, that offer will just help them become a regional airline working for Ocean. I know AV is not great and all of that...but still...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 12, 2004 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is LHR A330 Heaven?
Replies: 30
Views: 6614

RE: Is LHR A330 Heaven?

<b>TAP (when do they get announced/delivered?) Air Algerie (soon, rumoured) Lufthansa (in the future perhaps) Air France (ditto maybe?) KLM (The 767s are going to be replaced at some stage) Olympic (looking at them once they sort out privatisation)</b> For these, KLM is a definite, and if Air Algeri...

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by LX23
Sun Oct 10, 2004 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RG European Services From Brazil Regional Airports
Replies: 15
Views: 3126

RE: RG European Services From Brazil Regional Airports

Hardiwv: Actually, they have switched to a mix of MD11s and 767s for the next few months (the 777 will get thrown in once or twice, though). However, you are right in that RGs <acronym title="Lisbon (- Portela de Sacavem) (LIS / LPPT), Portugal">LIS</acronym> flights are not flights where <acronym t...

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by LX23
Sun Oct 10, 2004 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767-300 - Payload Restrictions?
Replies: 30
Views: 9031

RE: Boeing 767-300 - Payload Restrictions?

I really don't have a lot of information on this, but maybe the <acronym title="Madrid - Barajas (MAD / LEMD), Spain">MAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> routes flown by Southern Winds and Air Europa? After all, it takes rou...

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by LX23
Sun Oct 10, 2004 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RG 777 Vs MD-11. 757-200 Added To RG Network
Replies: 50
Views: 7987

RE: RG 777 Vs MD-11. 757-200 Added To RG Network

RG the first 757 operator in LatAm. Dont make me laugh
RCS: you know better than that...but try to take the example of LVZXV - There's no need to be nasty about it

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by LX23
Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today
Replies: 18
Views: 4429

RE: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today

Well, LX23 shows as arriving in <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> this afternoon at about 13.00, and shows as cancelled to <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym>. Any idea on what they're going to do to get ...

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by LX23
Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Will Create Iberia Express
Replies: 3
Views: 3443

RE: Iberia Will Create Iberia Express

I would think that probably, what will happen is more or less the same thing that existed under Swissair. Swissair all long-haul flights, and some European, and Crossair did a ot of the European flights. This would allow <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> to further reduce costs in regards...

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by LX23
Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today
Replies: 18
Views: 4429

RE: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today

as to the Reg of the 330, IQA,C,K,H,I,J,O and P are apparently all at ZRH...that leaves......IQG??
I guess we'll get confirmation soon enough

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by LX23
Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today
Replies: 18
Views: 4429

RE: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today

A340 ferrying in from <acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym> is <acronym title="Harbor Airlines (USA)">HB</acronym>-JMB, just in at 1633 from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, leaving <acronym title="Zurich ...

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by LX23
Fri Oct 08, 2004 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today
Replies: 18
Views: 4429

RE: LX330 Aborted T/o At GVA Today

maybe we'll get some pictures from the <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> spotters that are there? Left <acronym title="Geneva - International (Cointrin) (GVA / LSGG), Switzerland">GVA</acronym> this past week...now I wish I had stayed a little...

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by LX23
Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yemenia A330 - Routes?
Replies: 20
Views: 3559

RE: Yemenia A330 - Routes?

The only things I have heard from <acronym title="Yemenia (Yemen)">IY</acronym> are from my flatmate who flew <acronym title="Yemenia (Yemen)">IY</acronym> from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to Bombay. Apparently, ticket was cheaper than than Air India...

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by LX23
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libya To Buy 777 And 330
Replies: 24
Views: 7482

RE: Libya To Buy 777 And 330

<b>"...which is why they've paid millions for it in settlements"</b> Concordeboy: LOL...for this, and many other great (and usualy well though-out) posts welcome to my <acronym title="TCI Skyking">RU</acronym> list  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> --------------...

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by LX23
Thu Oct 07, 2004 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Off To EZE (Buenos Aires!)
Replies: 29
Views: 4107

RE: Off To EZE (Buenos Aires!)

I agree with ZXV that Puerto Madero is overrated and overpriced...two other things to try at a restaurant in <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>: Milanesa Napolitana (or even a normal Milanesa) Chinchulines (usually comes as part of a whole BBQ) Geoff - Sounds like a very good trip...not a...

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by LX23
Wed Oct 06, 2004 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD87 Vs MD80'S
Replies: 16
Views: 6540

RE: MD87 Vs MD80'S

sbe: the best way to think of them is like a 733 and a 737NG. the <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</acronym> has better performance because it benefits from technological advances that werent around when the 733 rolled out. So it is with the MD87 (to a great extent...there are also a few desi...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 05, 2004 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conviasa Logo/livery (newspaper Scan)
Replies: 55
Views: 9244

RE: Conviasa Logo/livery (newspaper Scan)

yup, this forum has seen its fair share of chavez-bashing, and it really grows old... i guess its just the bitterness at seeing the fact that for the first time in venezuelan history, black, indigenous, and poor people's votes count. oh well, they'll get over it. As to Conviasa, and let's try to sti...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 05, 2004 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9) Peter Max .... Will The MAXness Never End?
Replies: 44
Views: 4908

RE: 9) Peter Max .... Will The MAXness Never End?

Greg: It's kind of simple...name any other special paintjobs on <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> planes at the moment. It's like "why would anyone want to know where Wunula or Nalanji Dreaming are??" people do (myself included)  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ...

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by LX23
Tue Oct 05, 2004 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes
Replies: 15
Views: 2667

RE: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes

Thanks for all the replies guys

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by LX23
Mon Oct 04, 2004 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes
Replies: 15
Views: 2667

RE: Skyteam And Their FF Programmes

hmm...im thinking about joining one of them, and It will probably end up being either onepass or skymiles i guess...thanks for your input guys

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by LX23
Mon Oct 04, 2004 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belair @ SFO
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

RE: Belair @ SFO

Belair is a Swiss charter airline. Flights originate in Zurich

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by LX23
Mon Oct 04, 2004 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia's A319's In MIA
Replies: 17
Views: 2891

RE: Iberia's A319's In MIA

the 738 is supposed to be Air Miami's... What I still dont understand is why <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> didn't move the 319s into Central America? Wouldnt it be cheaper for the airline to just base one or 2 of the 319s in either <acronym title="Guatemala - La Aurora (GUA / MGGT), G...

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by LX23
Mon Oct 04, 2004 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sol Air Changes To Aero Honduras
Replies: 7
Views: 3255

RE: Sol Air Changes To Aero Honduras

As Luis said, it looks remarkably similar to carne mechada...but tastes quite different hehe
mararita's a nice place, had a few friends living there "errrrrrrrlomo de atun!" (don't know if you remember those commercials)

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by LX23
Sun Oct 03, 2004 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sol Air Changes To Aero Honduras
Replies: 7
Views: 3255

RE: Sol Air Changes To Aero Honduras

Jetpixx: This has been covered before...However, no need to apologise. Nobody really has any right to flame a person that is trying to make a good contribution to the forums  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Chiguire: Just a small, stupid correction which yo...

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by LX23
Sun Oct 03, 2004 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connecting At Dulles - Whats The Process?
Replies: 4
Views: 2660

RE: Connecting At Dulles - Whats The Process?

Get out of the aircraft, and follow the signs that say "connections" or something like that. You're going to have to go downstairs, through passport control (where you will have to place both index fingers on the scanner and get your photo taken), pick up your suitcases from one conveyor belt and wa...

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by LX23
Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SOU Spotting
Replies: 22
Views: 1555

SOU Spotting

windowseat: NIIIICE hehe... let me think of good places for that here in <acronym title="Southampton - Eastleigh (SOU / EGHI), United Kingdom">SOU</acronym> (it should take a couple of minutes while I find mapquest  <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> )... but in th...

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by LX23
Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SOU Spotting
Replies: 22
Views: 1555

SOU Spotting

depending on what type of bino's and camera you have, you've got different places... Just downwind from the runway is a park that you can get a good glimpse of airplanes that overfly it (almost always, so far as I've seen). The biggest "regulars" are 737s, though I do believe we have occasionally go...

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by LX23
Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9) Peter Max .... Will The MAXness Never End?
Replies: 44
Views: 4908

RE: 9) Peter Max .... Will The MAXness Never End?

Greg: Theres a bunch of us that care...if you don't just shut up, and move along.

IAHcsr: thanks for the updates

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by LX23
Sat Oct 02, 2004 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SOU Spotting
Replies: 22
Views: 1555

SOU Spotting

that makes 2 of us wishing to know...I get a nice view from my window on wessex lane...had one of these fellows come very close today. He seemed to more than anything be trying to avoid hitting south stoneham, because he was VERY low, and flying towards the Swaythling side rather than the lake park ...

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