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by WarRI1
Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Many A340 Ground Accidents Lately
Replies: 49
Views: 17129

RE: So Many A340 Ground Accidents Lately

Who knows what or who controls ' luck', but it seems that there is bad luck and good luck in play here, bad for Airbus and good luck for those who survived the accident.

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by WarRI1
Fri Nov 16, 2007 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of London's Fifth Airport?
Replies: 53
Views: 12232

RE: The Future Of London's Fifth Airport?

I would hate to take a taxi from the airport 83 miles outside London. the taxi driver told us about 55 pounds to go to Trafalgar Square from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> and would not take four people in one cab. It would have cost us 220 dollars for ...

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by WarRI1
Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore-Sydney On The A380 - Economy Class
Replies: 33
Views: 33885

Singapore-Sydney On The A380 - Economy Class

A very complete trip report and enjoyable to read and I applaude your sense of humor when dealing with the normally aggravating parts of the trip.

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by WarRI1
Tue Nov 13, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abusive Use Of Wheelchairs
Replies: 60
Views: 12336

RE: Abusive Use Of Wheelchairs

It is sad to see such things, but who among us would challenge anyone in a wheelchair, not I and that is how these lowlifes who do these things get away with it.

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by WarRI1
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Channel 9 - Reasons To Turn Off?
Replies: 88
Views: 23111

RE: United Airlines Channel 9 - Reasons To Turn Off?

I just flew <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> from Providence to Dulles and the flight attendant told me that it is up to the pilot as to whether channel 9 is on which it was not on that flight. I then flew from Dulles to Heathrow and it was on, on the return trip from Heathrow to ...

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by WarRI1
Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Voltage Convertors Be Packed In One's Carry On Bag?
Replies: 9
Views: 29343

RE: Can Voltage Convertors Be Packed In One's Carry On Bag?

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by WarRI1
Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sloped Runways
Replies: 84
Views: 23002

RE: Sloped Runways

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Voltage Convertors Be Packed In One's Carry On Bag?
Replies: 9
Views: 29343

Can Voltage Convertors Be Packed In One's Carry On Bag?

I was trying to save weight in the checked bag, but I thought it might be a problem, thanks. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0...

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Voltage Convertors Be Packed In One's Carry On Bag?
Replies: 9
Views: 29343

Can Voltage Convertors Be Packed In One's Carry On Bag?

Is there any problem with carrying a voltage converter in your carryon or should I pack it in my checked luggage?

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sloped Runways
Replies: 84
Views: 23002

RE: Sloped Runways

Interesting, No expert here. in Warwick, R.I. (<acronym title="Providence - Theodore Francis Green State (PVD / KPVD), USA - Rhode Island">PVD</acronym>) at a public meeting on extending the length of the main runway which is now about 7100 ft to approx.9100 Ft. I heard in person the main engineerin...

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by WarRI1
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA BullSSSShit - Others In Traveling Party + Meds
Replies: 48
Views: 9409

RE: TSA BullSSSShit - Others In Traveling Party + Meds

I am not a frequent flyer, in the last year though I have flown from Providence to Chicago, to San Francisco, to Santa Barbara, to Palm Springs, to Las Vegas. to Calgary Canada and I and my wife went throught the full screening everytime because of flying standby with a relatives passes, I was impre...

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by WarRI1
Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Vacation Ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

RE: Vacation Ideas

I must say that I am glad I joined this site, it is great to learn all these pieces of information from you folks on this forum about travel, it sure saves me time and answers alot of questions. I must say that I am a novice when compared to some of you guys when it comes to travel. Thanks again. <T...

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by WarRI1
Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is An LCC These Days?
Replies: 1
Views: 3258

RE: What Is An LCC These Days?

I say look at the times, there is not much you can understand these days, everything is more complicated and all airlines and everyone else is trying to be all things to all people, nothing simple anymore.

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by WarRI1
Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA BullSSSShit - Others In Traveling Party + Meds
Replies: 48
Views: 9409

RE: TSA BullSSSShit - Others In Traveling Party + Meds

I cannot understand the complaints, we are trying to survive here, I like the checks and feel safer because of them, we all know what not checking led to, all I care about is my friends, family, fellow passengers and myself arriving alive.

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by WarRI1
Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Airline Killed My Dog
Replies: 142
Views: 20093

RE: The Airline Killed My Dog

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by WarRI1
Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Heathrow For Real?
Replies: 76
Views: 14820

RE: Is Heathrow For Real?

I can't wait to experiance this myself, I am going at the end of the month and I hope the end of Summer eases things there.

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by WarRI1
Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Airline Killed My Dog
Replies: 142
Views: 20093

RE: The Airline Killed My Dog

I have a question, if I was to get on an airliner and for some reason, I perished on the flight, lets say because I had a breathing problem, did the airline kill me?

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by WarRI1
Tue Oct 16, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel Help
Replies: 2
Views: 2778

RE: Travel Help

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 15, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New FAA Brainstorm
Replies: 58
Views: 3725

RE: New FAA Brainstorm

In this day and age, we have government by fee, from the city on up to the Federal level. What happened to just paying taxes?

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 15, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel Help
Replies: 2
Views: 2778

Travel Help

I was wondering if anyone can give me any information on a hotel in London (The Grand at Trafalgar Square) and about the area. I am flying to London at the end of the month. It seems that all the reviews that I have read are positive and I was wondering if anyone on this site has stayed there.

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by WarRI1
Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787- 6 Months Late - It's Official
Replies: 293
Views: 29783

RE: 787- 6 Months Late - It's Official

These machines are not like autos, you do not step out and look under the hood, I would say caution is the better policy and because people all over the world will ride on these machines, let us hope it is done right.

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by WarRI1
Tue Oct 09, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Vietnam On A Tiger & The Singapore Girl (Pics)
Replies: 30
Views: 26446

RE: To Vietnam On A Tiger & The Singapore Girl (Pics)

I enjoyed the pictures and thanks for the tour.

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by WarRI1
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?
Replies: 95
Views: 7028

RE: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?

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by WarRI1
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?
Replies: 95
Views: 7028

RE: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?

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by WarRI1
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?
Replies: 95
Views: 7028

RE: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Eastern And Western: Paint Or Bare Metal?
Replies: 4
Views: 3243

RE: Eastern And Western: Paint Or Bare Metal?

I vote for the painted look on both.

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 08, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?
Replies: 95
Views: 7028

RE: US To Take All Ten Fingerprints On Entry?

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by WarRI1
Sun Oct 07, 2007 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Approach Live
Replies: 3
Views: 2459

RE: Heathrow Approach Live

I am flying into Heathrow at the end of the month, the first time for me, that is impressive, thanks for the info.

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by WarRI1
Sun Oct 07, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380-900: Clues As To Size/capacity?
Replies: 88
Views: 6819

RE: A380-900: Clues As To Size/capacity?

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by WarRI1
Sat Oct 06, 2007 3:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 1st Class On TG A346/B744 MUC & FRA (PICS)
Replies: 30
Views: 33742

RE: 1st Class On TG A346/B744 MUC & FRA (PICS)

That was one heck of a trip and thanks for the pictures.

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by WarRI1
Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380-900: Clues As To Size/capacity?
Replies: 88
Views: 6819

RE: A380-900: Clues As To Size/capacity?

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by WarRI1
Thu Oct 04, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380-900: Clues As To Size/capacity?
Replies: 88
Views: 6819

RE: A380-900: Clues As To Size/capacity?

I think that somewhere there is a limit to what will fly and who will want to fly on these giant flying cattlecars that are being proposed by the airlines, I know that I would not put my faith in engineering that is based on maximizing profits for airlines and plane manufacturers, we have seen the t...

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by WarRI1
Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dancing Marshalers!
Replies: 16
Views: 5038

RE: Dancing Marshalers!

I thought the guy from the C130 video was the best.

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by WarRI1
Sun Sep 30, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish Airlines New Uniform Opinions?
Replies: 8
Views: 15802

RE: Turkish Airlines New Uniform Opinions?

I like the old ones better, the new ones look washed out, at least in that picture.

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by WarRI1
Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happens With Flightblogger.blogspot.com?
Replies: 21
Views: 11317

RE: What Happens With Flightblogger.blogspot.com?

I hope after your break that you will return to keep us informed. Good Luck.

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by WarRI1
Wed Sep 26, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cross Country On Airbus: UAL Or US?
Replies: 11
Views: 4470

RE: Cross Country On Airbus: UAL Or US?

I would have to vote for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, last year I flew to Chicago on a UA737 and then to San Francico on a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 757, I was in economy plus seats and found them to be fairly comfortable and I thought that the <acro...

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by WarRI1
Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?
Replies: 17
Views: 6053

RE: Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?

I would like to thank all for the advice and help.

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by WarRI1
Sun Sep 23, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senate Approves $2B For Railroad Link To JFK
Replies: 66
Views: 7728

RE: Senate Approves $2B For Railroad Link To JFK

I have an example to use about overuns, in Rhode Island we had twenty five million federal dollars for a new train station to link our airport with the railine to Boston or New York. the last time I heard a figure and only engineering has been done, the station was one hundred and seventy million an...

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by WarRI1
Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?
Replies: 17
Views: 6053

Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?

I was wondering if someone could give me a heads up on the type of weather in London at the end of October

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by WarRI1
Sat Sep 22, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?
Replies: 17
Views: 6053

Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?

Once again, I have a question, how long is the flight from Dulles to London?

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by WarRI1
Sat Sep 22, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?
Replies: 17
Views: 6053

Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?

I have not flown much for years and I have just started again recently and I am a novice as far as using airliners.net and going overseas.

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by WarRI1
Sat Sep 22, 2007 8:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?
Replies: 17
Views: 6053

Washington D.C.-London Who To Fly On?

I would like to know what Airline is preferred to fly to London, UK from Dulles.

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by WarRI1
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Carrier You Fly Most?
Replies: 78
Views: 4911

RE: Carrier You Fly Most?

I have just started flying again after many years and have used United with no complaints

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