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by copper1
Fri Apr 13, 2001 9:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does Anyone Have Any Pics Of G-BPEE?
Replies: 6
Views: 4592

RE: Does Anyone Have Any Pics Of G-BPEE?

I have one photo of this plane with the name under the cockpit windows. The picture I have was taken on March 23rd, 1997 as the A/C was landing in Toronto. It was taken in late afternoon, early evening and the runway it was landing on was 06Left.

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by copper1
Thu Mar 22, 2001 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dash 7 Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1068

RE: Dash 7 Needed

Glad you liked the photo I sent you. Can you tell us more about this book ?

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by copper1
Wed Mar 21, 2001 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: You Ever Saw A Plane Crash In Real?
Replies: 63
Views: 7185

RE: You Ever Saw A Plane Crash In Real?

I have seen three fatal crashes, all of them at the Canadian International Airshow that is held in Toronto. The first was in 1977 when a Fairey Firefly crashed after pulling up, I believe the pilot, Alan Ness, a founding member of the Canadian Warplane Heritage, stalled the aircraft. He was killed. ...

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by copper1
Wed Mar 07, 2001 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Is Exclusively For The Canadians On The Forum
Replies: 7
Views: 2901

RE: This Is Exclusively For The Canadians On The Forum

Nope. Reason for drop in both is demographics( aging population) and good economic times.

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by copper1
Mon Mar 05, 2001 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Patriotism, Love Of Country
Replies: 28
Views: 1861

RE: Patriotism, Love Of Country

Most countries are able to offer great things to their citizens. Part of the problem we in the west have is we place our values on lifestyles in remote parts of the world. I enjoy being Canadian and all of the great things that this country has to offer. That is not to say that Canada is faultless t...

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by copper1
Mon Mar 05, 2001 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chain Gangs: Tough Or Cruel?
Replies: 40
Views: 1370

RE: Chain Gangs: Tough Or Cruel?

We're Nuts. I'll go club baby seals with you, give me a call.

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by copper1
Mon Mar 05, 2001 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chain Gangs: Tough Or Cruel?
Replies: 40
Views: 1370

RE: Chain Gangs: Tough Or Cruel?

You guys have it all wrong. We should force these people to do nothing. We then feed them high fat diets with lots of sugar and starches. When they get out of prison they are all too fat and out of shape to commit crime. Letting these guys work out or making them work hard only lets thems get/stay i...

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by copper1
Sun Mar 04, 2001 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Polar Routes + Longer Range = Bye Bye Anchorage
Replies: 5
Views: 2565

Polar Routes + Longer Range = Bye Bye Anchorage

Picking up on the current Anchorage thread, with the inevitable opening of more and more polar routes and the introduction of longer range cargo aircraft does anyone agree with me that Anchorage will become another Gander? It may still be a few years away but there is no doubt in my mind it will hap...

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by copper1
Thu Mar 01, 2001 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Uses Aviateca A320 To Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

RE: Cubana Uses Aviateca A320 To Canada

Instead of.

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by copper1
Thu Mar 01, 2001 5:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: All Canada Express
Replies: 4
Views: 1479

RE: All Canada Express

I have sent you an e mail.

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by copper1
Thu Feb 22, 2001 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FINNAIR'S New MD11
Replies: 22
Views: 2050

RE: FINNAIR'S New MD11

One of the top tails in the world but the all white fuselage could have used a bit of blue as well.

Overall I give it a 7 out of 10.

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by copper1
Fri Feb 16, 2001 3:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Smokers Have Rights?
Replies: 25
Views: 1447

RE: Do Smokers Have Rights?

Go ahead and smoke in your own home where you can set the rules. That way if I don't like the second hand smoke and what it does to me I can leave. If you are in public and as far as I am concerned that includes outdoor facilities, then you do not have the right to smoke. If you want to kill yoursel...

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by copper1
Wed Feb 14, 2001 11:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B737 Images
Replies: 3
Views: 1596

RE: B737 Images

Did you get the scans I sent you? If you did not then you have an e mail problem.

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by copper1
Mon Feb 12, 2001 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Likes Moby?
Replies: 17
Views: 1397

RE: Who Likes Moby?

His attitude is exactly what is wrong with the world today. As long as he agrees with the rules then they are fine but if he disagrees then he advocates breaking them claiming they infringe on HIS right to self determination. He is a prototypical spoiled brat who happens to have an inkling of talent...

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by copper1
Mon Feb 12, 2001 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B737 Images
Replies: 3
Views: 1596

RE: B737 Images

Its because we got tired of sending them to the wrong addresses. Hold tight , they are on the way.

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by copper1
Sat Feb 10, 2001 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Phenonmena In Canada
Replies: 11
Views: 1577

RE: Airbus Phenonmena In Canada

Oh please , ask any level thinking member of the Canadian Auto Workers Union and they will tell you it is a covert government operation designed to bust the CAW at all Boeing plants in Canada. Nothing more, nothing less.

Copper1


PS. Just joking all you union guys and gals.

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by copper1
Fri Feb 09, 2001 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Joke About Zee Germans!
Replies: 40
Views: 2620

RE: A Joke About Zee Germans!

Well you know the old saying " You can always tell a German.... you just can't tell him much "


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by copper1
Thu Feb 08, 2001 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cdn. Prime Minister
Replies: 27
Views: 1364

RE: Cdn. Prime Minister

If you guys remember, the " invasion " on the transport ship was to consist of two Sea Kings but one went mechanical before the flight. Thanks for reminding me about the helicoptor fiasco. If memory serves me correctly the Canadian Government spent 500 million dollars in penalties and such. Yes Paul...

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by copper1
Wed Feb 07, 2001 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cdn. Prime Minister
Replies: 27
Views: 1364

RE: Cdn. Prime Minister

He is a liar ( which one isn't though), a man who has raised political patronage to an all time high, a man who is so autocratic that no-one within his party speaks out against him or his policies ( ask John Nunziata ), a man who uses the Office of the Prime Minister to get more than his riding's sh...

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by copper1
Wed Feb 07, 2001 4:33 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question For YYZ Photographers
Replies: 11
Views: 4189

RE: Question For YYZ Photographers

A variety of lenses or a zoom lens is required .( 35mm for close in large AC up to 300mm for aircraft on taxiways ) I have never been bothered by security in parking garage of T-1. Photography from there is as old as the terminal and is a well accepted practice. ( unless you get a Normy Newguy secur...

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by copper1
Wed Feb 07, 2001 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Alitalia Ever Made A Profit?
Replies: 4
Views: 1478

RE: Has Alitalia Ever Made A Profit?

Keep in mind our Italian friends have averaged a new government per year since the end of WW2. No one government is in place long enough to come to grips with what ails Alitalia.

The national sport of Italy is Federal Elections.

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by copper1
Wed Feb 07, 2001 4:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aer Lingus & LGB
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

RE: Aer Lingus & LGB

Check your e mail my young west coast friend. I sent you what you are looking for.

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by copper1
Wed Feb 07, 2001 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volga Dnepr's Chief Pilot Murdered
Replies: 2
Views: 1982

RE: Volga Dnepr's Chief Pilot Murdered

My guess is a hit. If it were just a street thing then the money would be gone. Poor guy probably knew something he should not have. Not a common way to whack a guy but I guess in cash strapped Russia one uses whatever to accomplish the task at hand.

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by copper1
Wed Feb 07, 2001 2:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You May Be A Bostonian If..(And Other Funny Stuff)
Replies: 10
Views: 5304

RE: You May Be A Bostonian If..(And Other Funny Stuff)

If you send money or arms to the murdering bastards in the IRA then go to Church and sit there with a holier than though attitude.

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by copper1
Tue Feb 06, 2001 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Seeing A 777
Replies: 3
Views: 964

RE: YYZ Seeing A 777

I have seen British Airways and Korean with 777's at Toronto.

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by copper1
Tue Feb 06, 2001 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tristar Memories
Replies: 12
Views: 1424

RE: Tristar Memories

When I fly I like to "feel" the aircraft and when the TriStar starts up the whole plane seems to come to life. The vibrations throughout the airframe almost make it feel as though the airplane were alive and was saying " hold on, this is going to be special "

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by copper1
Tue Feb 06, 2001 4:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I Need Some 737 Pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 2391

RE: I Need Some 737 Pictures

I have Southwest Lone Star C/S from almost directly below landing at LAX. If you are interested send me your e mail address and I will scan it in for you.

My address in my user profile.

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by copper1
Tue Feb 06, 2001 4:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: All Canada Express
Replies: 4
Views: 1479

RE: All Canada Express

Dude, I tried e mailing you three photos of ACE 727's. I used the email address in your profile but it was sent back to me stating you do not have an account with yahoo. I will forward photos to you if you post or send your address.

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by copper1
Tue Feb 06, 2001 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will You Miss Most About The DC10?
Replies: 25
Views: 3246

RE: What Will You Miss Most About The DC10?

I have stated before that the DC-10 is my all time favourite. The sound and feel of the 10 when full T/O power is applied is unmatched as far as I am concerned.

Thank God for cargo carriers !!!!!!


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by copper1
Mon Feb 05, 2001 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATA L-1011 Out Of Place
Replies: 13
Views: 2123

RE: ATA L-1011 Out Of Place

I dont know which I am more jealous of, the fact you have a multitude of airports to visit or the fact it is sunny, clear and in the eighties.

Today is another day in the 20's with 100 % cloud cover. Ah, there is nothing like a February day in southern Ontario.

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by copper1
Mon Feb 05, 2001 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian BA Pilot Flies Aid Flight Out To India
Replies: 24
Views: 4540

RE: Indian BA Pilot Flies Aid Flight Out To India

A great story. Too bad more large companies don't open the vault to help during times like these. Two thumbs up to British Airways.

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by copper1
Sun Feb 04, 2001 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Johnnie Johnson, CB CBE DSO DFC, Dead At 85
Replies: 3
Views: 1719

Johnnie Johnson, CB CBE DSO DFC, Dead At 85

I know this isn't civil aviation minded but Johnnie Johnson, the leading ace of the RAF during WW2 ( 38 kills ) passed away this past Tuesday. Johnson retired from the RAF with the rank of Air Vice-Marshal. He won three DSO's and two DFC's during the war and flew with Douglas Bader, a another RAF le...

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by copper1
Sun Feb 04, 2001 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At YYZ Sunday Feb 4, 2001
Replies: 12
Views: 2165

RE: Spotting At YYZ Sunday Feb 4, 2001

Does anyone know if we phone the tower ahead of time, will they tell us the active runways for the day ?

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by copper1
Sun Feb 04, 2001 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada 3000 757, Lost Nosewheeel
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

RE: Canada 3000 757, Lost Nosewheeel

My info. is that it was yesterday. Could it be the aircraft left Vegas late Thursday evening and arrived after midnight on the 02nd. Then again my info. might be off by one day. Can anyone help ?

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by copper1
Sun Feb 04, 2001 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada 3000 757, Lost Nosewheeel
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Canada 3000 757, Lost Nosewheeel

A Canada 3000 B-757 lost a nosewheeel on takeoff yesterday in Las Vegas and made an emergency landing in Toronto. 200 on board. Anyone have details, which aircraft etc....

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by copper1
Sat Feb 03, 2001 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Gathering....Anyone Interested?
Replies: 14
Views: 1488

RE: YYZ Gathering....Anyone Interested?

I'm out for Sunday. Gotta work. Good luck and good weather to you all.

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by copper1
Sat Feb 03, 2001 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC3 On Floats
Replies: 3
Views: 3336

RE: DC3 On Floats

Appears I was wrong on the sale of this aircraft. Just ran a search of the registration and the plane comes back registered to
HBF Inc
PO Box 507
Greenville, Maine
04441-0507.

You can write to this company and perhaps they will forward a photo or two.

Good Luck

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by copper1
Sat Feb 03, 2001 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC3 On Floats
Replies: 3
Views: 3336

RE: DC3 On Floats

If you can find a copy of Airways from July 1998 there is an article with photos. Reg. of DC-3 on floats is N130Q. At the time it was owned by a guy named Max Folsom and was based out of Greenville Maine. It was at the time, the only DC-3 on floats. Article goes on to state that the USAAF ordered 15...

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by copper1
Fri Feb 02, 2001 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Gathering....Anyone Interested?
Replies: 14
Views: 1488

RE: YYZ Gathering....Anyone Interested?

I would be interested but I work shifts and may not be available when the big event happens.

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by copper1
Thu Feb 01, 2001 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity, It Has Got To Go!
Replies: 10
Views: 2343

RE: Diplomatic Immunity, It Has Got To Go!

I think alot of you are missing the point here. It is not about this one case and the punishment this guy will get back in Russia. I am sure 5 years in a Russian prison is the equivilant to 20 years in a Canadian Club Fed. My point is about the immunity itself. This could very easily happen with som...

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by copper1
Wed Jan 31, 2001 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Choice For Regional Jets. WHo Will They Choose?
Replies: 13
Views: 3210

RE: BA Choice For Regional Jets. WHo Will They Choose?

Ditto on AC320's post. Bombardier all the way.

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by copper1
Wed Jan 31, 2001 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Countries Are Here?
Replies: 35
Views: 2567

How Many Countries Are Here?

I know that the following countries are represented here at Airliners.net.

Canada, Australia, United States of America, England, Scotland, France, Italy, Mexico, India, Germany, Sweden......

How many others ?

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by copper1
Wed Jan 31, 2001 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity, It Has Got To Go!
Replies: 10
Views: 2343

RE: Diplomatic Immunity, It Has Got To Go!

My apologies to Iran for fingering their embassy. Brissie is absolutely correct in stating it was the Libyans. Diplomatic immunity is so abused that it has become a laughing stock. The crimes that these to Russians are accused of had nothing to do with official government functions and as such immun...

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by copper1
Tue Jan 30, 2001 11:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: YYZ Sucked
Replies: 11
Views: 1624

RE: YYZ Sucked

Dude, its January.... what did you expect weather wise. There is absolutley no doubt that once in the terminals at YYZ your photo ops. are , shall we say, extremely limited. Come back when the weather is nice and I am sure you will enjoy the trip. With the Canuck Buck being so low against the Americ...

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by copper1
Tue Jan 30, 2001 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity, It Has Got To Go!
Replies: 10
Views: 2343

Diplomatic Immunity, It Has Got To Go!

This past weekend a prominant Ottawa lawyer was struck and killed while out walking her dog. The Police arrived and arrested the responsible driver charging him with five criminal offences including Impaired Driving Causing Death and Criminal Negligence Causing Death. The responsible person was a Ru...

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by copper1
Sun Jan 28, 2001 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm Bragging A Bit, Please Forgive Me.
Replies: 8
Views: 1537

RE: I'm Bragging A Bit, Please Forgive Me.

Thanks to all for your congrats. To answer a couple of questions, I was a Constable before and had been for about 20 years. I have the best Sgts. job in the place, a patrol supervisor. No desk job for me ( for now anyway ) To Boeing in pdx, I am not in the military, I am a member of a municipal Poli...

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by copper1
Sat Jan 27, 2001 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tampa Columbia
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

RE: Tampa Columbia

Dc-8s and yes they are still around. They are into Miami with a few daily flights and they have just intoduced a new C/S. Anyone have photos yet ?

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by copper1
Sat Jan 27, 2001 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AustinPowers 747
Replies: 4
Views: 1234

RE: AustinPowers 747

I have a few extra prints of that plane with Austin Powers logo. Drop me a line if you are interested. Jeff Hunt>[email protected]

I would be more than happy to send you a copy.

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by copper1
Thu Jan 25, 2001 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI new Livery Picture
Replies: 68
Views: 4456

RE: BMI ,ew Livery Picture

Two thumbs down !!!!!

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by copper1
Wed Jan 24, 2001 6:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favourite Sporting Events?
Replies: 47
Views: 1918

RE: Favourite Sporting Events?

Hockey. Any hockey game is great. Don't even think about calling it "ice hockey" because if you do then you are not a real fan of the game. Hockey is hockey is hockey. All those wanna be games like roller hockey, field hockey etc etc are pale contenders to the greatest game on earth. Hockey!!!!! If ...

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