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by jafa39
Sat May 21, 2005 7:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AKL-NPE-Anyone Seen The Ground?
Replies: 4
Views: 2819

AKL-NPE-Anyone Seen The Ground?

And so to Napier. Napier is famous for having been totally destroyed in an earthquake in 1931, the city was then rebuilt entirely in the Art Deco style and is lovely to behold, perched on the edge of the rolling pacific, nestled between hills (most of <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> is...

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by jafa39
Sat May 21, 2005 12:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.
Replies: 5
Views: 3724

RE: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.

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by jafa39
Sat May 21, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.
Replies: 5
Views: 3724

RE: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.

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by jafa39
Sat May 21, 2005 7:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.
Replies: 5
Views: 3724

RE: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.

Hmmm, no feedback...was it something i said?

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by jafa39
Tue May 17, 2005 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair: Big Big Hypocrisy!
Replies: 40
Views: 7108

Ryanair: Big Big Hypocrisy!

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by jafa39
Tue May 17, 2005 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Gets Cockpit Jumpseat, Sues
Replies: 58
Views: 17497

RE: Passenger Gets Cockpit Jumpseat, Sues

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by jafa39
Mon May 16, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.
Replies: 5
Views: 3724

Wellington And Beyond, With Pics.

Ho hum, Wellington again, I never get bored of the monthly Wellington trips, it’s a good excuse to switch the cell-phone off and eat unhealthy breakfasts whilst watching Sky TV. This time I was booked on the NZ417 <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acr...

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by jafa39
Sun May 15, 2005 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Onur Air Banned In France
Replies: 96
Views: 11648

RE: Onur Air Banned In France

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by jafa39
Sun May 15, 2005 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Onur Air Banned In France
Replies: 96
Views: 11648

RE: Onur Air Banned In France

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by jafa39
Sun May 15, 2005 7:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Greek Oddity
Replies: 7
Views: 5477

RE: A Greek Oddity

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by jafa39
Sun May 15, 2005 7:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!
Replies: 10
Views: 4461

RE: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!

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by jafa39
Sat May 14, 2005 5:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Greek Oddity
Replies: 7
Views: 5477

RE: A Greek Oddity

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by jafa39
Fri May 13, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discouraged: Flying Not What I Expected It To Be
Replies: 30
Views: 10586

RE: Discouraged: Flying Not What I Expected It To Be

My brother recently got his PPL and his advice is to hang on in there, once certain functions become automatic (through repetition and experience) you eventually hit the "Zen Moment" when you and the machine become one. Maybe try and take some lessons somewhere less crowded and just get as many hour...

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by jafa39
Fri May 13, 2005 3:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!
Replies: 10
Views: 4461

RE: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!

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by jafa39
Fri May 13, 2005 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mad Picture
Replies: 67
Views: 15437

RE: Mad Picture

In WW2 there was a desert based Hurricane pilot, his showpiece was to belt down the runway and at the point of take off rather than climb he would retract his gear, fly level for a bit and then climb. Hooray for crazy pilots (as long as I'm not in there with him!)  <img src="/discussions/graphi...

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by jafa39
Fri May 13, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!
Replies: 10
Views: 4461

RE: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 7:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Greek Oddity
Replies: 7
Views: 5477

A Greek Oddity

At the risk of sounding like Grandpa Simpson……… I remember back in ’88 I was working as fleet engineer for a yacht charter firm in Corfu, Greece, as was the fashion in those days I was a drunken marina rat…….. The best bit of this job was I had to go to diverse and achingly beautiful places and repa...

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

RE: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!
Replies: 10
Views: 4461

RE: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!

Yes, this the same report again but I wanted to upload the pics and try out photobucket.

Enjoy!!!

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 3:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!
Replies: 10
Views: 4461

Christchurch AKL Again With Pics!

I was at the airport waiting to fly down to Christchurch for a coupla days, one of the random weirdness’s to be encountered on <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> Domestic flights are large tour groups of Asians. One tries hard not to stereotype (except when the evidence supports it!) this...

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 12:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

RE: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

It does, I will have a look for the bucket thing and do an illustrated report.

Ta

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!
Replies: 101
Views: 18945

RE: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX A343 Makes An Emergency Landing At LHR!
Replies: 38
Views: 19972

RE: CX A343 Makes An Emergency Landing At LHR!

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

RE: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX A343 Makes An Emergency Landing At LHR!
Replies: 38
Views: 19972

RE: CX A343 Makes An Emergency Landing At LHR!

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 4:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

RE: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 4:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

RE: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

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by jafa39
Thu May 12, 2005 4:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

RE: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 6:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.
Replies: 15
Views: 5284

NZ2, The Way Of The Weird.

At last! After 2 weeks stuck in a campervan with my father in law I could look forward to 12 hours of solitude, he had decided to upgrade to business as he couldn’t cope with economy, whew! Result! Chas went toddling off into <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</a...

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!
Replies: 101
Views: 18945

RE: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!

So..how many people do you reckon Ryan Air could cram in there then? Minus their phone chargers of course  Wink

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!
Replies: 101
Views: 18945

RE: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!
Replies: 101
Views: 18945

RE: NH Changes 777s To Seat Over 500 Passengers!

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NZ 744 Aircraft Names Revealed
Replies: 31
Views: 3727

RE: NZ 744 Aircraft Names Revealed

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 6:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Beech 1900D A Very Kiwi Experience
Replies: 22
Views: 5611

RE: Beech 1900D A Very Kiwi Experience

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 6:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure
Replies: 9
Views: 3679

RE: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure

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by jafa39
Wed May 11, 2005 6:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

RE: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 4:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure
Replies: 9
Views: 3679

RE: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland’s Second International Airport At Whenuap
Replies: 64
Views: 4507

RE: Auckland’s Second International Airport At Whenuap

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 8:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

RE: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 8:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure
Replies: 9
Views: 3679

RE: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure

Actually i have a whole heap of them on my <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym>, a kind of diary of my life so far in <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym>, a.net are the first people outside my friends and family to have seen any of it. I am ab...

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 8:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

RE: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ

Oddly enough i used to but he moved on. Get your mate to do you a proper "umu"....yum!

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure
Replies: 9
Views: 3679

Christchurch-AKL-Return, Business & Pleasure

I was at the airport waiting to fly down to Christchurch for a coupla days, one of the random weirdness’s to be encountered on <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> Domestic flights are large tour groups of Asians. One tries hard not to stereotype (except when the evidence supports it!) this...

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 6:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

RE: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ

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by jafa39
Tue May 10, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

RE: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ

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by jafa39
Mon May 09, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Adventure On United (UA) From TPA-HKG (With Pics)
Replies: 69
Views: 19335

RE: Adventure On United (UA) From TPA-HKG (With Pics)

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by jafa39
Mon May 09, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ
Replies: 12
Views: 3689

Friday Night Commuter Flight In NZ

Flying <acronym title="Waddington (WTN / EGXW), United Kingdom">WTN</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> or <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>-<acronym title="Waddington (WTN / EGXW), United Kingdom...

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by jafa39
Mon May 09, 2005 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAC-111's: Outrageous Little Missiles Fun To Fly D
Replies: 38
Views: 5734

RE: BAC-111's: Outrageous Little Missiles Fun To Fly D

My first ever flight was on G-AWWX with BCAL, <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> to Venice in 1974, the stairs came out the back as i recall, ahhh, the good old days!!! Bugger was loud though!  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smi...

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by jafa39
Sun May 08, 2005 9:56 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Beech 1900D A Very Kiwi Experience
Replies: 22
Views: 5611

RE: Beech 1900D A Very Kiwi Experience

I have flown Beech's since then and it was all good. I must say, it did renew my respect for the pilots (and the a/c) to know that it was still only at 2/3rds of its operational capacity as regards wind speed. Mind you <acronym title="Waddington (WTN / EGXW), United Kingdom">WTN</acronym> can be sto...

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by jafa39
Sat May 07, 2005 4:20 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Definition Of Pornography On This Website
Replies: 15
Views: 1874

RE: Definition Of Pornography On This Website

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by jafa39
Fri May 06, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Beech 1900D A Very Kiwi Experience
Replies: 22
Views: 5611

Beech 1900D A Very Kiwi Experience

I had been on a business trip to Timaru and had a grand time swanning about in a Castle for a B&B and a nice shiny hire-car. Things changed when I got to the “Airport” I have been to some small Airports in my time but Timaru is by far the tiniest. Air Traffic control is someone’s Auntie, she is also...

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