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by m0ssy
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 10111

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Hello From EUG! Hope all are well!

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by m0ssy
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 112
Views: 18234

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

I don't typically find the a380 attractive, but I'll make an exception here. I think this looks really good!

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by m0ssy
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest agent mocks child’s name
Replies: 147
Views: 10671

Re: Southwest agent mocks child’s name

IWMBH wrote:
Why is this even on the news? Who cares?


Fully agree. Sad this is considered to be something we should all know about.

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by m0ssy
Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest agent mocks child’s name
Replies: 147
Views: 10671

Re: Southwest agent mocks child’s name

I'm always amazed at how an entire airline gets thrown under the bus because of the actions of 1 or a few people.

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by m0ssy
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

I really don't want to have to use other poster's usernames directly, but otherwise it probably won't get through to their heads, so I feel like I have no choice here. I'm getting very tired of having to defend myself (and many others here as well) against other users, who have been persistently ma...

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by m0ssy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Happy Friday my friends! Here’s my weekly cringeworthy low res phone pic! :duck:

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by m0ssy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'
Replies: 145
Views: 17394

Re: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'

I was once delayed about 3 hours to Salt Lake City where I had a connection to meet. When we touched down at SLC I had 10 minutes to make my connection in the regional concourse. After what felt like a mile of sprinting, I was lucky enough that the plane was still there (maybe an agent called ahead ...

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by m0ssy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of Hawaiian Inter-Island Travel
Replies: 145
Views: 20138

Re: The Future Of Hawai'ian Inter-Island Travel

Out of ignorance I'd be interesting in knowing why a 717 performs better in tropical conditions than a 737?

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by m0ssy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!
Replies: 190
Views: 35112

Re: Photo(s) that made you go WOW!

I'll just leave this one here. Amazing colors. 4963043 4965723 That is how you photograph a plane! Wow. Nice shot Thiago. But only 454 views so far? :( It deserves more than that. Thanks Chris. Really appreciate! Sometimes weather conditions just get on our side. :D Cheers Amazing photos! I've seen...

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by m0ssy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Baggage handler rides in cargo MCIORD
Replies: 37
Views: 8223

Re: AA Baggage handler rides in cargo MCIORD

:scratchchin: Does this ever happen without anyone finding out?

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by m0ssy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220, (CSeries), Too Noisy for Zurich
Replies: 82
Views: 17312

Re: A220, (CSeries), Too Noisy for Zurich

While I haven't heard this whistle, I have a hard time relating to those who don't enjoy the aircraft noise. I get it, some people just don't, but I lived under the approach/departure path west of Hartsfield for years, and loved every minute of it. :D

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by m0ssy
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR
Replies: 101
Views: 18923

Re: JAL pilot 8 times over the limit at LHR

It’s a sad story, and addiction is a tough part of life for some. I have to say I don’t relate to doing something that could lead to immediate termination, even though I’m not in love with my career.

How does one recover from a mistake like this?

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by m0ssy
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Adventures in spotting failures
Replies: 4
Views: 2215

Adventures in spotting failures

I saw an old thread on this (locked now), and thought it might be an interesting place to discuss failed adventures. Today I begged out of work a few hours early to try and make it to my local airport to catch a football charter flight. We don’t get a ton of interesting traffic, so when I know it wi...

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by m0ssy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Hello again from EUG with another low res shot from my phone. Ducks inbound charter from SFO taxis to the cargo apron, with some company "practicing" the 34L approach. http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/JamieSanders/Mobile%20Uploads/FCE5878F-C354-4A3A-AFEF-10D31B858A2C_zpsqn2lu8ro.jpg...

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by m0ssy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Happy Friday everyone! The weather is ugly and I’m stuck at work. Miss the MD-80 at EUG, even if it was never on time.

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by m0ssy
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Hello again from EUG with another low res shot from my phone. Ducks inbound charter from SFO taxis to the cargo apron, with some company "practicing" the 34L approach. http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/JamieSanders/Mobile%20Uploads/FCE5878F-C354-4A3A-AFEF-10D31B858A2C_zpsqn2lu8ro.jpg...

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by m0ssy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Hello again from EUG with another low res shot from my phone. Ducks inbound charter from SFO taxis to the cargo apron, with some company "practicing" the 34L approach. http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/JamieSanders/Mobile%20Uploads/FCE5878F-C354-4A3A-AFEF-10D31B858A2C_zpsqn2lu8ro.jpg

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by m0ssy
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 48
Views: 6729

Re: Hurricane Micheal

litz wrote:
Don't forget, ATL is also a thousand feet up in altitude, as well


I don't know much about meteorology, how does elevation effect something like this? Thanks! :wave:

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by m0ssy
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747
Replies: 200
Views: 14160

Re: 50 year anniversary of the Boeing 747

Back in 2000...

Flew SFO-HKG-SIN via SQ in coach, with a fuel stop in TPE.

Then later on in the trip DAC-DEL with BA. (pretty sure this was a 747, but I could be mistaken)

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by m0ssy
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac
Replies: 50
Views: 7582

Re: Ryanair - Guy chases missed plane onto the tarmac

Etheereal wrote:
Man some people' sense of humour here is sad..


Or lack thereof. :scratchchin:

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by m0ssy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 167
Views: 15182

Re: 2018 NCAA Football Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWQ ... /KSJC/KEUG
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San Jose State at Oregon

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWQ ... /KSJC/KEUG
Swift Air 7130

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by m0ssy
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

I lurk this thread a lot and enjoy all the contributions from all. Be easy on me, I’m an amateur using a phone through a fence. Also, I’m using photobucket from my phone so I suspect the image might be low res. Hello from EUG! http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b171/JamieSanders/Mobile%20Uploads/B021...

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by m0ssy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 13812

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

I think it looks great. Especially the darker color. It's no Wunala Dreaming, but it's more interesting than your typical corporate white livery many a380's have.

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by m0ssy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

The majority of posts I have seen on this thread are about PDX, so I thought I would put this here https://i.imgur.com/20jlnT4.jpg UA flies once a day OTH-SFO with CRJ and twice a week OTH-DEN with E175 87th time is a charm. I had some trouble uploading this pic. I am not good with images.... Wonde...

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by m0ssy
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!
Replies: 159
Views: 10319

Re: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!

I wonder what the statistics are for nut related allergy related incidents on aircraft per airline, per year. They must have data that backs up a decision like this.

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by m0ssy
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support
Replies: 78
Views: 7096

Re: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support

it's gotta be a hard call to take any support animal. When it's all said and done, the airline really has no time to fairly evaluate any animal and determine if they are truly safe. The comment about the golden retriever is spot on. While my dog isn't vicious, it takes work to get the ball from him ...

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time
Replies: 65
Views: 10975

Re: Wells Fargo sues AA for not returning leased planes on time

Pardon the ignorance, but where does an airline "return" planes? I'm aware WF owns aircraft per searches on flight aware, but I never thought of "where" something like this would take place? Thanks.

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 67854

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

This thread is what makes me laugh about A-net. 170 plus posts about a flight attendant who goes on a completely inappropriate twitter rant....which is why I absolutely abhore social media and the self absorbed people who post on it. In contrast, PSA is in the middle of what’s going to be a WEEK pl...

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 127076

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Commercial flights could come back to Salem (SLE) by late 2019: https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/marion-county/commercial-flights-proposed-for-salem-airport/283-563877353?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5b20ae3404d301774c5ab6ff&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_sourc...

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces GSO
Replies: 52
Views: 5430

Re: Spirit announces GSO

Yes google is my friend, but I sure miss the days where I could hover over an airport code to reveal the name and location. I apologize if this horse has been beat to death, or if I missed something. I seriously couldn't remember ever hearing of GSO before.

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by m0ssy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 250
Views: 17631

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

The memories are fuzzy, but I think I have memories of Delta L1011's using stairs at ONT in the 80's.

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by m0ssy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD will join the 6 continent club
Replies: 27
Views: 4283

Re: With Ethiopian nonstop to Africa, ORD joins the 6 continent club

I would be interested to know who else would be on the 6 continent club list? Thanks!

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win
Replies: 132
Views: 27107

Re: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win

Referring to the comments about airshows, what is it about summer airshows that boost sales? I'd wonder that folks in the business of purchasing expensive planes have access to them, airshow or not? Buying an airplane requires negotiations with the airframer, engine vendors, seat vendors, galley ve...

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by m0ssy
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Listening to your own flight ATC
Replies: 18
Views: 3138

Re: Listening to your own flight ATC

I've always enjoyed using liveatc on my flights. Of course there are limitations. The wifi being shut off during approach for one, but I listen religiously while on the ground. :) Of course you could always revert to the technology of the good old days, a radio scanner. That never fails, and nowada...

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery
Replies: 43
Views: 8948

Re: First Westjet 737MAX8 in new livery

I love it!

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by m0ssy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win
Replies: 132
Views: 27107

Re: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win

Referring to the comments about airshows, what is it about summer airshows that boost sales? I'd wonder that folks in the business of purchasing expensive planes have access to them, airshow or not?

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by m0ssy
Fri May 18, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Illuminated Tail: how and why?
Replies: 25
Views: 4714

Re: Illuminated Tail: how and why?

Is there a separate switch for the tail illumination lights (managed by the cockpit), or are they on the same circuit as the other navigation lights? I mean, you wouldn't see the tail illumination int the daytime, but I can't imagine there's a "turn on tail illumination lights" in the pre...

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by m0ssy
Fri May 04, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4582

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

Thanks for the feedback! :wave:

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by m0ssy
Fri May 04, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 4582

Re: Delta - Atlanta Braves Repositioning Flight

I had a question leading up to this. The Braves were in PHL last weekend and I never saw the charter # go from PHL to anywhere in New York on FA. Given that the cities are fairly close I wondered if the team charted buses?

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by m0ssy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight 3461 April 15: "Passengers Cry, Scream in Southwest Airlines Landing"
Replies: 76
Views: 13745

Re: "Passengers Cry, Scream in Southwest Airlines Landing"

Maybe they were "crisis actors". :white: I keed I keed!

Look, I'm sure there were some bumps, but this shouldn't be news.

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by m0ssy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 14297

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

I have a special needs child in the autism spectrum. This idea that all kids can be "controlled" is obtuse. My son used to have major behavior challenges when younger, and travelling was a nightmare. There is nothing more humiliating than the looks from parents with cookie cutter children ...

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by m0ssy
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman bites an American Airlines F/A
Replies: 14
Views: 2661

Re: Woman bites an American Airlines F/A

A support peacock would have probably prevented this incident.

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by m0ssy
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning
Replies: 48
Views: 2165

Re: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning

Yes, the tests are still going on in various countries. The key here is that the "This is not a drill" part got through. For all intents and purposes, this was not a "test". if you don't ever intend to really send them out in any other case but a real emergency, there isn't much...

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by m0ssy
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning
Replies: 48
Views: 2165

Re: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning

Call me cynical, but I think this is another ploy by the "president" to punish those Democratic states who voted against him and continue to go against him. You folks really are unhinged, now. Are you not embarrassed to post this type of nonsense? How is the great dictators initial respon...

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by m0ssy
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 12071

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Super80Fan wrote:
Where's the usual suspects saying "Jetblue should be in complete control of this"?


I'm sure if it was ATL it would all be Delta's fault too, since they control the weather down there as well. :roll: ;)

:duck:

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by m0ssy
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best places to spot at KSEA/KBFI?
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Best places to spot at KSEA/KBFI?

Hope this is the correct forum. Hello, I'll possibly be making an unscheduled trip up to SEA for some sightseeing and the Boeing Flight Museum, and wondered about the best places to spot at KSEA or KBFI? I know nothing of the area, so any advice will be appreciated. Any advice on places to stay (or ...

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by m0ssy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 14156

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

deltacto wrote:
m0ssy wrote:
How many were built/surviving?


a total of 16 aircraft ... 9 for British Airways and 7 for Air France ... plus 4 prototypes

CONCORDE SST : THE FLEET


Thank you! :wave:

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by m0ssy
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with rats
Replies: 48
Views: 14156

Re: British Airways Concorde found stripped at LHR and rotting with waste, rainwater, drilled holes, and infested with r

I know I will be flamed for this but does EVERY Concorde have to be preserved in a museum somewhere? Don't we have enough examples preserved already? How many were built/surviving? I know for a fact my local aviation museum would be head over heals to have this bird in it's collection. So while not...

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by m0ssy
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?
Replies: 58
Views: 5725

Re: is there somewhere in the world where smoking in commercial planes is still allowed for passengers?

I for one am glad it's completely gone from at least the US. The smoke literally makes my lungs reactive and I have to carry an inhaler to compensate.

I do clearly remember the ash trays in the arm rests from some time in the 80's and maybe early 90's?

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by m0ssy
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane blown into bulding, Malta
Replies: 24
Views: 6092

Re: Plane blown into bulding, Malta

aemoreira1981 wrote:
Dassault and battery!


Winning!! :lol:

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