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by Moose135
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AirForce2 coming into SYR today!
Replies: 5
Views: 1212

Re: AirForce2 coming into SYR today!

SyracuseAvGeek wrote:
I GOT PICS!

Excellent! Glad it worked out for you.

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by Moose135
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: U.S. Space Force - What could it look like?
Replies: 25
Views: 1058

Re: U.S. Space Force - What could it look like?

I think Space Force will look a lot like the Air Force, but with gold-plated toilets on the rockets...

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by Moose135
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of The Jerry Springer Show
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: End of The Jerry Springer Show

We have our next presidential candidate Well, he was mayor of Cincinnati in the late 70s, but he was born in England and thus is not eligible for the position. That said, I've heard him when he had a radio show in the past, where he wasn't doing his TV-show shtick, and he is intelligent, articulate...

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by Moose135
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AirForce2 coming into SYR today!
Replies: 5
Views: 1212

Re: AirForce2 coming into SYR today!

They have two TFRs (Temporary Flight Restrictions) in effect for his visit: http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_8_6668.html http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_8_6671.html I haven't looked at them closely enough to see why there are two, other than one lists Boston Center, the other New York Cente...

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by Moose135
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Aircraft Cabin Seating (Switching first class and coach class sections)
Replies: 5
Views: 923

Re: Future Aircraft Cabin Seating (Switching first class and coach class sections)

BobbyPSP wrote:
Noise is more of an issue behind the wing. Don't see it ever happening

Exactly - and for the same reason, back in the days of the propliners, where there was more noise up front near the props, first class was often at the rear of the aircraft.

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by Moose135
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Correct Body of Water To Walk Around
Replies: 15
Views: 576

Re: The Correct Body of Water To Walk Around

Can you ponder while walking around a lake, or only around a pond?

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by Moose135
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Route Home from Singapore
Replies: 24
Views: 3318

Re: Air Force One Route Home from Singapore

cathay747 wrote:
At least AF1 is a 747 at heart.

Except when POTUS is flying in the C-32, then it's a 757 at heart...
:D

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by Moose135
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: CHS 787 Spotting
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: CHS 787 Spotting

Nice work - thanks for posting! I've been to Charleston a few times, and have looked to spot at CHS, but haven't really found any decent locations. Any suggestions you can offer? I'll be in town for a couple of days around July 4.

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by Moose135
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Needed in Identifying a 747
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Help Needed in Identifying a 747

As noted by MO11:

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by Moose135
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO
Replies: 35
Views: 6154

Re: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO

"Caution, wake turbulence behind the departing gator..."

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by Moose135
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 65
Views: 1770

Re: How Long Have You Been On A.net?

Going on 14 years, although I lurked for a while before that.

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by Moose135
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Speed Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1537

Re: Ground Speed Question

idude wrote:
Stop wasting bandwidth with needless jokes!

You're new here, you'll learn there are no needless jokes on the A.net forums!
:rotfl:

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by Moose135
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: So Where Is the Politics Forum?
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: So Where Is the Politics Forum?

It's on the list for the developers, but those folks have a lot of stuff to work on. It will get done eventually, but no one here can tell you when.

At least, that seems to be the standard answer whenever someone asks about a long-requested feature...

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by Moose135
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The West Wing
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: The West Wing

N867DA wrote:
I'm on my third or fourth rewatch of the show.

Slacker...it's good that DVDs don't wear out, or I'd have had to replace mine several times by now.

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by Moose135
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brick and mortar store online orders shipping from unusual locations
Replies: 20
Views: 749

Re: Brick and mortar store online orders shipping from unusual locations

That doesn't make sense; even before the Internet big companies had networked computer systems & companywide databases. Within the last year, I was at a local Home Depot store looking for an item. They had one, but not the size/style I wanted, even though their computer showed they had it in st...

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by Moose135
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Speed Question
Replies: 21
Views: 1537

Re: Ground Speed Question

idude wrote:
Does it have to do with earth's rotation?

No, that only effects you if you are taking off on a treadmill.

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by Moose135
Wed May 23, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 visiting BWI?
Replies: 12
Views: 1760

Re: 727 visiting BWI?

Most likely it was Air Horse One, moving horses after the big race this weekend. Still, that's a WAG though. .. We have a winner! N725CK arrived at BWI last Wednesday afternoon, and stayed until Sunday Noon, following the Preakness. It arrived back at BWI Monday evening, 6:42PM. https://flightaware...

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by Moose135
Thu May 10, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: cop shoots a groundhog
Replies: 43
Views: 1541

Re: cop shoots a groundhog

bennett123 wrote:
Pity they did not do a Rabies test.

Police contract prohibits officers from being subject to Rabies tests...
:rotfl:

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by Moose135
Tue May 08, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Celtics A320
Replies: 8
Views: 881

Re: JetBlue Celtics A320

gregn21 wrote:
The engines and wingtips in blue really take away from it in my opinion.

It's probably easier to leave them in the standard B6 colors - if you need to swap a cowling or change an engine, you don't have to worry about a mismatched look.

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by Moose135
Mon May 07, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Was the ramming tactic chosen in 9/11 the correct one?
Replies: 42
Views: 4177

Re: Was the ramming tactic chosen in 9/11 the correct one?

I thought this was a well known piece of information, especially on an aviation enthusiast forum I thought so as well. Covered in multiple media sources over the last 16 years. In researching an earlier post on this thread I located some great sources at the national archives. If I have time later ...

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by Moose135
Sun May 06, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct font
Replies: 15
Views: 501

Re: The correct font

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3k5oY9AHHM
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seb146 wrote:
If you don't put two spaces, you are dead to me :) And don't get me started on the Oxford comma!

Two spaces, and the Oxford comma rules!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3k5oY9AHHM

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by Moose135
Fri May 04, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC8 heading to LIH
Replies: 22
Views: 3087

Re: DC8 heading to LIH

NSP8 is Samaritans Purse, a Christian International Relief Organization that uses DC-8s to transport goods, people etc... cool to see the old girl up! It was at CLT in February, used to fly the coffin of Rev. Billy Graham to Washington, DC and back prior to his funeral. Graham's son Franklin runs S...

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by Moose135
Wed May 02, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Crash Near SAV
Replies: 58
Views: 8735

Re: C-130 Crash Near SAV

Per an Air Force / ANG Tweet, it belonged to the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Bird at GSP
Replies: 9
Views: 1445

Re: Big Bird at GSP

Northwest1988 wrote:
It’s here for an equestrian show in Tryon NC.

Thanks! I'm familiar with the equestrian center, but it's not something I pay attention to in terms of what's going on there.

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Bird at GSP
Replies: 9
Views: 1445

Re: Big Bird at GSP

this is the same plane i saw last night at GSP. They have more than one. This one came from DXB to JFK on Friday, and from JFK to CLT today. From this, it looks like you saw A6-COM at GSP: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/A6COM It arrived in GSP from DXB yesterday afternoon, and left for LAX tod...

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 117705

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Has anybody heard anything about the fate of the accident aircraft? My guess is it will be a write off since it's so old and the extent of the damage. A friend near PHL posted a couple of photos on Facebook showing it with a "tent" around the forward portion of the fuselage and a spare en...

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Bird at GSP
Replies: 9
Views: 1445

Re: Big Bird at GSP

A6-HRM arrived in CLT this afternoon, but it came from JFK. From what I heard, it was a different Dubai Air Wing 744 at GSP - for a while, we thought both were coming to CLT this afternoon. https://photos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Airliners-and-Airport-Spotting/Charlotte-Douglas-Airport/i-474M5CP/0/1c36...

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK 380 pilots running out of flying hours.
Replies: 68
Views: 14364

Re: EK 380 pilots running out of flying hours.

Funny how the decline in pilots has coincided with the decline of the Queen. Young boys used used to point up to the shiny nose of a 747 and say "Dad, I want to fly one of those". You don't see young boys pointing at the nose of some mediocre twin-jet. Like many young boys, I wanted to fl...

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by Moose135
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 588
Views: 37989

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

For the life of me please lock this thread. No, Nick, this thread is epic! I'm sure any day now, Spyhunter will tell us that his back-channel communications confirmed that the DVD tried to bring the plane down because one of the passengers was a Boeing engineer who had secret knowledge of where MH3...

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 117705

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Am I wrong for not liking the reports in the media/social media that 'a pilot' helped saved the lives of flight WN 1380. That pilot. the Captain was former NAVY pilot and is a woman. But no mention of the FO and the Cabin Crew? Maybe I'm just being crabby. No, it's just like everyone knows that Sul...

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by Moose135
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Elmendorf Air Force Base F-22 mishap @ NAS Fallon, gear-up landing after engine failure.
Replies: 21
Views: 2787

Re: Elmendorf Air Force Base F-22 mishap @ NAS Fallon, gear-up landing after engine failure.

Each engine on a Tomcat is offset from the center approx 5 ' so there could be a noticeable asymmetric thrust situation at high thrust and high angles of attacks when one fails. Even then, I doubt the pilots used a reduced setting during T/O as mentioned by a previous poster. On the D-model, they d...

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by Moose135
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why upload here?
Replies: 47
Views: 2953

Re: Why upload here?

I have sold my aircraft photos to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, a software developer, a airplane part producer and several others - all of whom discovered the photos on this website. That's great - I've gotten lots of requests for free photos, but very few willing to pa...

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by Moose135
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airlines flying to CLT
Replies: 23
Views: 2401

Re: New airlines flying to CLT

mikejepp wrote:
What about British Airways?

No real need for BA to come in, with AA also a member of One World.

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by Moose135
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Benefits of having a commercial license in the military?
Replies: 13
Views: 2133

Re: Benefits of having a commercial license in the military?

When I started Air Force UPT (around the time of the French & Indian War... ;) ) I had my PPL and about 125 hours total time. I'm not sure if it made a difference in getting a pilot slot - I went through ROTC, and I'm not sure I had finished the PPL by the time I got the slot. Like RW says, havi...

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by Moose135
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emirates April's Fool
Replies: 17
Views: 1886

Re: Emirates April's Fool

JannEejit wrote:
Wasn't this a Virgin Atlantic 'prank' a few years ago ?

I'm not sure who it was - could have been Virgin - but I'm pretty sure I've seen this same thing before.

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by Moose135
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.
Replies: 172
Views: 4994

Re: Laura Ingraham's show losing Sponsors.

Ingraham is a vile human being and her original statement is typical of her - but even with that being said, I have to call out Hogg a bit. He asked folks to boycott her show because of her statements - fair enough, he has a right to do so and it was heartening to see people jump in and do so. It c...

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by Moose135
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: College or No College - Airline Job
Replies: 25
Views: 1912

Re: College or No College - Airline Job

Beyond the above, another good reason to earn a college degree is for Option B. What happens if you develop a medical condition that precludes you from passing a flight physical? What happens if the economy tanks and all the pilot jobs dry up? What happens if, after six months, you decide the airlin...

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by Moose135
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ICAO metric push for flight level (e.g. FL10650 ?!? instead of FL350)
Replies: 31
Views: 3318

Re: ICAO metric push for flight level (e.g. FL10650 ?!? instead of FL350)

There is no chance that this will ever happen, not in the US anyway. I would be surprised if we ever switched to using the word "decimal", much less changing the numbers for altitude stratums. It's bad enough they switched over to "Line up and wait." That's something you do at W...

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by Moose135
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF Hawk crash
Replies: 8
Views: 1896

Re: RAF Hawk crash

From several sources, photos of the wreckage appear to be red, and most are now saying it is a Red Arrows jet. From this link: https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/raf-valley-anglesey-crash-plane-14435702 It is understood the Red Arrows aircrew had been at RAF Valley for routine Hawk si...

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by Moose135
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 31349

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

No, that's Federally mandated. Guide dogs are usually big enough to take up another seat. i assume the customer has to pay that extra seat accommodation?? There is no fee to fly with trained service animals (guide dogs, etc.) and you are expected to stay within your seat area. From United's web pag...

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by Moose135
Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's this one? Not on FR24
Replies: 8
Views: 715

Re: What's this one? Not on FR24

Looks like it may be Virgin America colors, maybe out of DAL to LGA or DCA?

To get the image to view, enclose the URL of the image (which you posted) between Image tags [img]url_goes_here[/img]

Image

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by Moose135
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump agrees to meet Kim
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Trump agrees to meet Kim

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1388567
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Already being discussed...

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1388567

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by Moose135
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Thread-starter appears after first reply
Replies: 18
Views: 1957

Re: Thread-starter appears after first reply

readytotaxi wrote:
I thought that was what I was doing. Advice pls.

Use the "Report Post" function - the little triangle with the exclamation point icon - to send a report directly to the moderators. Posting in a thread here may not be seen right away.

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by Moose135
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Woman Screaming 'I Am God' Tried to Open a Plane Door Mid-flight
Replies: 46
Views: 5258

Re: A Woman Screaming 'I Am God' Tried to Open a Plane Door Mid-flight

32andBelow wrote:
I bet the pax thought it would actually open

If she really was God, she may have been able to open it...

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by Moose135
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 12711

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

B737900ER wrote:
Really?
That would be unacceptable attendance at most places

One sick day in three months is unacceptable? I'm glad I don't work at your company.

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by Moose135
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 12711

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

B737900ER wrote:
But if you can’t go three months without calling in sick you have a problem.

Yes, you may be sick.

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by Moose135
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nor’easter with High Winds Impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast March 2nd and 3rd
Replies: 137
Views: 11548

Re: Nor’easter with High Winds Impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast March 2nd and 3rd

Can't be late for tee time... Actually, both AF1 and AF2 came to CLT this morning for Billy Graham's funeral. https://photos.smugmug.com/Airplanes/Airliners-and-Airport-Spotting/Charlotte-Douglas-Airport/i-JQ9M9Vw/0/6ab2de9a/XL/JM_2018_03_02_VC-32A_99-0004_002-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Airp...

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by Moose135
Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does Buffalo get that much snow? NYAG LC-130 tour
Replies: 5
Views: 819

Re: Does Buffalo get that much snow? NYAG LC-130 tour

This is an old cartoon from the winter of 1977, when Buffalo was absolutely socked with snow.

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