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by bennett123
Tue May 30, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Selle--Elvis' Old JetStar Being Auctioned
Replies: 8
Views: 1423

Re: Memphis Selle--Elvis' Old JetStar Being Auctioned

Saw it recently at Roswell, but did not. It was Elvis's.

Good to see it leaving in one piece.

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by bennett123
Mon May 29, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Women sue UA for 85K due to "hard landing"
Replies: 23
Views: 4434

Re: Women sue UA for 85K due to "hard landing"

Which is why you are told to use seat belt.

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by bennett123
Mon May 29, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia A320 damaged by ground fire
Replies: 12
Views: 4014

Re: Saudia A320 damaged by ground fire

Thought someone was shooting at them.

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by bennett123
Mon May 29, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Union Blames Meltdown on IT Outsourcing to India
Replies: 72
Views: 7620

Re: BA Union Blames Meltdown on Indian Workers

Surely BA has disaster recovery planning.

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by bennett123
Mon May 29, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United next airline with 29-seat pitch?
Replies: 138
Views: 9690

Re: Is United next airline with 29-seat pitch?

If airlines KNOW a 50 minute connection is not practical, then perhaps a warning should be given when booking.

After all they have better information than the customers.

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by bennett123
Sun May 28, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engineering Giants Jumbo Jet Strip Down
Replies: 4
Views: 1967

Re: Engineering Giants Jumbo Jet Strip Down

Which B747 did we see being torn up?.

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by bennett123
Sat May 27, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travolta Donates N707JT
Replies: 49
Views: 12322

Re: John Travolta Donates N707JT

A many B747SP still in one piece.

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by bennett123
Fri May 26, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: POLITICO: Laptop Ban "Imminent". Asia Too?
Replies: 68
Views: 7495

Re: POLITICO: Laptop Ban "Imminent". Asia Too?

Even if other countries do not retaliate, US visitors will need. To put. Laptops in. The hold going home.

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by bennett123
Thu May 25, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300
Replies: 55
Views: 6398

Re: Southwest 737-300

Sorry, I meant TUS.

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by bennett123
Thu May 25, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300
Replies: 55
Views: 6398

Re: Southwest 737-300

The storage/scrapping area at TUC did look quite crowded.

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by bennett123
Wed May 24, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737-300
Replies: 55
Views: 6398

Re: Southwest 737-300

About 10-12 when I was there last month.

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by bennett123
Tue May 23, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines to return first five A380s
Replies: 75
Views: 24866

Re: Singapore Airlines to return first five A380s

IMO, the VVIP market is the best prospect.

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by bennett123
Tue May 23, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium
Replies: 61
Views: 14775

Re: New Airline in Belgium: Air Belgium

Such a long delay, especially this late in the day sounds terminal.

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by bennett123
Sat May 20, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The UK's most delayed airlines.
Replies: 6
Views: 2142

Re: The UK's most delayed airlines.

Also depends on the length of the delay.

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by bennett123
Thu May 18, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Metropolitan Airways?
Replies: 57
Views: 5506

Re: Metropolitan Airways?

The address says it all 'somewhere over the rainbow'. Straight out 'The Wizard of Oz'.

Had to be said.

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by bennett123
Tue May 16, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What cockpits are particularly noisy?
Replies: 68
Views: 7684

Re: What cockpits are particularly noisy?

MaxQ

Did he manage to blag it, or was it a meeting with the Chief Pilot.

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by bennett123
Tue May 16, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Best place to get cheap 757/767 parts?
Replies: 15
Views: 983

Re: Best place to get cheap 757/767 parts?

You could try ASI at Kemble.

They have a BA B767 and ZB B757.

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by bennett123
Sun May 14, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's ongoing PR issues
Replies: 176
Views: 16995

Re: UA's ongoing PR issues

I flew UA recently, and they were fine. However, that was part of a tour and I did not CHOSE UA. If I DID have the choice, then there would have needed to be a VERY good reason for me to have chosen UA. I would have opted to avoid that problem. If enough people take the same approach, then that WILL...

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by bennett123
Thu May 11, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK and other European countries
Replies: 265
Views: 28517

Re: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK

AFAIK cameras have not been mentioned so far.

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by bennett123
Tue May 09, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cabin Baggage is the Airline's Problem
Replies: 36
Views: 2213

Re: Cabin Baggage is the Airline's Problem

Gasman

That is how I read para 2 of the OP.

Just not the explicit words used.

My camera bag goes under the seat rather than being crunched by cases in the overhead or be smashed in the hold.

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by bennett123
Tue May 09, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cabin Baggage is the Airline's Problem
Replies: 36
Views: 2213

Re: Cabin Baggage is the Airline's Problem

No reason to take it out on the FA. It is not his/her fault.

IMO, the carry on policy should be enforced at the gate.

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by bennett123
Tue May 09, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USGlobal (AKA Baltia Air), "Plans" SWF-Europe
Replies: 18
Views: 2475

Re: USGlobal (AKA Baltia Air), "Plans" SWF-Europe

N705BL was scrapped in 2012.

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by bennett123
Tue May 09, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Cancels Media Day Due to Recent Bad Press
Replies: 11
Views: 2406

Re: DL Cancels Media Day Due to Recent Bad Press

IMO, a media day is needed more than ever to put over the DL view.

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by bennett123
Mon May 08, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAs should stop threatening people with arrest
Replies: 162
Views: 11380

Re: FAs should stop threatening people with arrest

I was at HOU recently and had dealings with TSA. OK boo hiss. I saw no sign anout removing shoes, and the people in front did not remove. So I went forward, the Agent could of shouted 'you, shoes off NOW!!'. Instead he said, 'Sir, the exemption only applies for those over 65(?). I do not think you h...

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by bennett123
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Replies: 24
Views: 979

Re: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

Sounds like a case of deciding all these figures were LGBT based on a desire to make them fit in with a wider agenda.

Are the producers also LGBT.

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by bennett123
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N723AR what's it doing?
Replies: 10
Views: 2946

Re: N723AR what's it doing?

What is an E/O turret?.

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by bennett123
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oscar Can't Get Parts for UA's 747s?
Replies: 39
Views: 10715

Re: Oscar Can't Get Parts for UA's 747s?

As said by others no shortage of parked B747-400's.

In the last year at least 6 BA/SV just at Kemble.

Must be some useable parts on parked aircraft.

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by bennett123
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Air to acquire A340-300
Replies: 110
Views: 24445

Re: Syrian Air to acquire A340-300

Picture says Flightaware is wrong.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump considering options for Syria retaliation!
Replies: 227
Views: 5978

Re: Trump considering options for Syria retaliation!

Question for Assad is how much has he to gain by using Sarin as opposed to other weapons.

Furthermore, he may not have much Sarin left.

Also will Putin supply more MIG23's.

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by bennett123
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA to lease 737s due MRJ delays
Replies: 17
Views: 3206

Re: ANA to lease 737s due MRJ delays

Where are the 4 B737-800 coming from.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 5745

Re: Air Zimbabwe Fleet

Apart from A2-ABD used by Air Zim from 1997 to 1999, the only BAE146 I can find is Z-WPD which is the one rotting at HRE.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rekkof Finds Creditor
Replies: 12
Views: 2282

Re: Rekkof Finds Creditor

I think the reference to Rekkof would have raised doubts, even before getting to Baltia.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Going For All New 100 Seat Turboprop ?
Replies: 34
Views: 7258

Re: ATR Going For All New 100 Seat Turboprop ?

Would scope clauses be an issue in the US.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 412
Views: 37385

Re: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries

If the device is put in the hold and is lost or damaged, would the airline compensate.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rekkof Finds Creditor
Replies: 12
Views: 2282

Re: Rekkof Finds Creditor

If there was the risk of confusion, I would see the objections.

As it is, no one could/should have taken this seriously.

Perhaps it should be left open for a few days and then locked.

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by bennett123
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rekkof Finds Creditor
Replies: 12
Views: 2282

Re: Rekkof Finds Creditor

I might have fallen for this until you said Baltia.

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by bennett123
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Terrified of flying
Replies: 48
Views: 2936

Re: Terrified of flying

Two points I would make; 1. What you feel is merely a more extreme version of the feelings of many people. Man can not fly, he has no wings. Therefore we are out of our comfort zone. 2. Try looking at aviation-safety.net and check Alitalia. Sounds daft looking at info on incidents, but now check how...

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by bennett123
Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: London Must Do?
Replies: 27
Views: 1456

Re: London Must Do?

Thinking about Leicester Square and Piccadilly at night.

My understanding is to stay where there are lots of people and the bright lights.

Wandering round Soho is perhaps not a good idea.

Just like any big city.

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by bennett123
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns
Replies: 108
Views: 10077

Re: The UK could have no flights to and from Europe after Brexit, Ryanair warns

A lot of scaremongering on all sides.

Presumably if we can not fly from the UK the EU, they can can not fly here.

LH and AF will have the same scheduling issue.

What would the situation be for EU flights overflying the UK.

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by bennett123
Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court orders Ryanair to pay compensation to 6 Belgians
Replies: 14
Views: 1815

Re: Court orders Ryanair to pay compensation to 6 Belgians

IMO, this surcharge should be banned.

This amount is a consequence of them mucking up.

Let them put it in the ticket price.

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by bennett123
Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inappropriate TSA patdown of teen boy?
Replies: 41
Views: 3466

Re: Inappropriate TSA patdown of teen boy?

Did start to wonder how many times the TSA guy needed to check.

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by bennett123
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Dash-8 mass retirement?
Replies: 22
Views: 5207

Re: Piedmont Dash-8 mass retirement?

How many cycles do they fly each year.

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by bennett123
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Peruvian Airlines 737-300 Off runway at Jauja Airport
Replies: 22
Views: 5232

Re: Peruvian Airlines 737-300 Off runway at Jauja Airport

They parked OB-2040P at the end of 2015.

Perhaps they can dust it off.

Hopefully there are some parts of this plane which can still be used.

However, probably only a few minor parts. The rest is coke cans.

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by bennett123
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Sells two slots at LHR
Replies: 121
Views: 24040

Re: SAS Sells of two slots at LHR

Which slot pairs is SAS selling?

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by bennett123
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 487
Views: 30753

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

IMO, really do different from KFC.

Customers chose what they wear.

Staff wear uniform.

No requirement for the same dress code to apply to both.

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