Search found 6574 matches

by 777Jet
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's speech
Replies: 69
Views: 1459

Re: Trump's speech

Way to go Trump!

Great speech and much more genuine sounding than any of Obama's fake rhetoric.

My favorite line: "“My job is not to represent the world. My job is to represent the United States of America.”

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Wed Mar 01, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 310
Views: 14264

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Spyhunter, just how many debris do you believe were planted in relation to MH370??? http://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=185829 http://www.ibtimes.com/possible-mh370-debris-found-malaysia-investigate-plane-wreckage-washed-beach-south-2483452 http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/02/28/...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Wed Mar 01, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Budget: $54 Billion More For Defense
Replies: 71
Views: 1754

Re: U.S. Budget: $54 Billion More For Defense

The United States doesn't need this huge increase. It's uncalled for, and it will do nothing to increase the safety of the nation. Seems like you are trying to spin your 'meaningless opinion' as fact. Did you expect anything different from a United States President who indicated during his election...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 310
Views: 14264

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

the German DVD Let me guess, the DVD was also behind the murder of Kim Jong-nam? Are you taking a piss at Spyhunter? Not everything is the doing of the DVD you know :D Not at all. I'm curious what Spyhunter thinks, or knows, happened to Jong-nam. Also, I'd like to hear the Spyhunter version of Egyp...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Of storms and snow part 2: Jetstar SIN-TPE-KIX, NRT-CNS-SYD
Replies: 23
Views: 5221

Re: Of storms and snow part 2: Jetstar SIN-TPE-KIX, NRT-CNS-SYD

Wow! Another great TR! The variety of pics and details are excellent. Seeing the pic of the OneWorld CX A340-300 has made me want to attempt to log a 343 again (I've been very busy lately and haven't had time for this site or aviation but seeing a type I haven't logged yet but want to log gets me th...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Remote Island Paradise - Lord Howe Island, Australia - Tasman Sea South Pacific | QF QantasLink Dash 8 -200 - Part 1
Replies: 24
Views: 5052

Re: Remote Island Paradise - Lord Howe Island, Australia - Tasman Sea South Pacific | QF QantasLink Dash 8 -200 - Part 1

Great trip report!

I remember you wanting to do this trip for some time so I'm glad that you finally made it happen.

Can't wait for part 2 :)

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fukushima Reactor2 emitting 530 Sieverts/Hour Wow
Replies: 61
Views: 1963

Re: Fukushima Reactor2 emitting 530 Sieverts/Hour Wow

If anybody really wants to know about Fukushima and has a couple of months of extra time they can delve into this thread: https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/japan-earthquake-nuclear-plants.480200/ I spent about 9 months devoted to that thread. The participants were nuke plant managers, nuke engi...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Feb 18, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 310
Views: 14264

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Spyhunter wrote:
the German DVD


Let me guess, the DVD was also behind the murder of Kim Jong-nam?

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Trump treats other heads of state...
Replies: 116
Views: 3963

Re: How Trump treats other heads of state...

My brain is frying about how Australia has "taken advantage of the US", but I imagine the Trump apologists will think of something. I fully accept the concept of "America First" but this was a quid pro quo deal. In return for the US taking some of the Manus/Nauru refugees, we we...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 191
Views: 28805

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

They're either going to have to get Boeing to throw in an auxiliary tank option for the 778 (similar to what the 77L offered, but that very few chose); or they're going to have to get Airbus to crank the MTOW on the A359ULR + increase its fuel volume as well. The latter would likely require massive...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

Don't want any information that contradicts your world view. All you did right there was summarize the left. Well done! The next 4-8 years are going to be so exciting. Y'all cry babies on the left have whinged more in the last few months than the right has over the previous eight years, and it is g...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

Well, he's going to take refugees from Australia: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/donald-trump-tells-malcolm-turnbull-he-will-honour-the-deal-to-resettle-refugees-from-nauru-and-manus-island-20170129-gu0t6f.html I'm really, really surprised by this. I thought, and was hoping, ...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

I really don't see how this ban will help fight terror he in the US. The 9-11 attacks, Orlando, San Bernardino, Fort Hood ect. Not one terror attack in the US has been done by a immigrant. ......... Research how many people were murdered in the USA last year. Then look up how many were killed by pe...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

I really don't see how this ban will help fight terror he in the US. The 9-11 attacks, Orlando, San Bernardino, Fort Hood ect. Not one terror attack in the US has been done by a immigrant. Maybe I should of been more clear. I ment Refugee, not immigrant. The family of the Boston Bombers sought asyl...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

[ How easy it is to get a green card to begin with. I got my green card that led to my US citizenship like this: I was in the US on a 90 day visa waiver stamp. I decided that I wanted to live in the US for a while. A family friend who I informed told me that she knew a guy that works at the INS (ca...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

What concerns about the vetting process should we have? How easy it is to get a green card to begin with. I got my green card that led to my US citizenship like this: I was in the US on a 90 day visa waiver stamp. I decided that I wanted to live in the US for a while. A family friend who I informed...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

Not one terror attack in the US has been done by a immigrant. Whilst the Boston Marathon bombers were US citizens, they were born outside of the USA (Russia & Kyrgyzstan) and are therefore immigrants. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzhokhar_Tsarnaev#Family_background ""The Tsarnaev fam...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-greencard-idUSKBN15C0KX I have a big problem with this. Haven't people with valid visas already been through a thorough vetting process ? According to Trump, what process? He has cast doubts over the vetting process the entire time. As somebod...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What will happen when Trump moves to block China accessto South Sea bases?
Replies: 73
Views: 2005

Re: What will happen when Trump moves to block China accessto South Sea bases?

The US military today is nothing, a joke. You are the joke if that is what you believe. China doesn't have to cover the entire world with it's military. China wouldn't be capable of doing that anyway because its military is nothing. That the US can do such is evidence of the power of the US militar...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive
Replies: 306
Views: 8636

Re: VISA Issues and immigration Presidential Directive

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-greencard-idUSKBN15C0KX I have a big problem with this. Haven't people with valid visas already been through a thorough vetting process ? According to Trump, what process? He has cast doubts over the vetting process the entire time. As somebod...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Ultimate Trump thread
Replies: 185
Views: 3068

Re: The Ultimate Trump thread

Whatever happened to all of those women who claimed that Trump sexually assaulted them??? Probably in the same place many other women are, either paid off or still in therapy. Yeah, paid off by the Dems to make this stuff up. Like I said before the election when all of these conveniently times alle...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2201
Views: 665107

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Sorry if I missed the info, but when does TG receive #3? I don't know and I don't think there is a date set yet but it is currently in paint so sometime March/April. TG3 is MSN 95 and 94 is Asiana 1 which is expected for April while MSN 97, which is Finnair #8, is expected to be delivered in March....

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2201
Views: 665107

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Sorry if I missed the info, but when does TG receive #3?

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mountain climbing. Is it difficult?
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Mountain climbing. Is it difficult?

Yes, it is difficult. Yes, it is expensive. Very, very expensive. And may I add, yes, it is dangerous. Very dangerous. Only attempt it if you are prepared to accept the fact that you could die very, very easily. I climbed Everest and it cost about $35K AUD. I took 4 months off work to do it. I also ...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What will happen when Trump moves to block China accessto South Sea bases?
Replies: 73
Views: 2005

Re: What will happen when Trump moves to block China accessto South Sea bases?

VSMUT that's all very nice but you didn't comment on the graph in the link I posted ;-) True, the F35 has been expensive but as you said it's much more capable than any competing aircraft and it is far in its development. Furthermore the US has many other eggs in its basket. Just look at the amount...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Ultimate Trump thread
Replies: 185
Views: 3068

Re: The Ultimate Trump thread

Whatever happened to all of those women who claimed that Trump sexually assaulted them???

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indoor Grill Users: Need advice
Replies: 22
Views: 572

Re: Indoor Grill Users: Need advice

Does anyone have any recommendations based on personal use? We use the following indoor grill (in Australia, though) and love it: http://www.betta.com.au/sunbeam-hg3300-bbq-grill-electric-325841?gclid=CI-x6OaEzdECFYKUvAodp-oGVQ We mostly use it to cook steak, especially T-bone, and after working ou...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Search Officially Suspended
Replies: 40
Views: 5618

Re: MH370 Search Officially Suspended

A team of experts say they know where MH370 is The message to the Australian, Malaysian and Chinese governments from the world’s aviation experts on the disappearance of MH370 is as simple as it is blunt — we have the evidence. “We have the X marks the spots they say they want - of that there is no...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Search Officially Suspended
Replies: 40
Views: 5618

Re: MH370 Search Officially Suspended

I'm all for questioning government but there is a responsibility to the people. And I know you understand the leadership role you guys take in that part of the world. Seems more like a face gaining / face saving exercise on Australia's part. Remember when ex-PM Tony Abbott was certain the sonar sig...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 310
Views: 14264

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1352897

Have you told investigators to search the SCS? Perhaps they missed your MH370 threads? :D
-->

Spyhunter: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1352897

Have you told investigators to search the SCS? Perhaps they missed your MH370 threads? :D

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Search Officially Suspended
Replies: 40
Views: 5618

Re: MH370 Search Officially Suspended

This news is no surprise.

That the main wreckage site has not yet been found also comes as no surprise to me.

Hopefully this is the end of wasted Australian tax payer money on this.

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Here is why Trump won: 1.8 which is the avg GDP growth under his adiministation. His policies have made us poorer, weaker and the world much more dangerous. You need a lesson in grammatical tenses. President-elect Trump will be sworn in on Friday, January 20, 2017. The last line you wrote pretty mu...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Entering Canada With Dwi Situation
Replies: 28
Views: 2982

Re: Entering Canada With Dwi Situation

I thought Australia was the #1 nanny state until I read this thread...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin
Replies: 117
Views: 3820

Re: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin

The only sad thing is that Amri wasnt severely injured so he could be questioned. But better dead than alive and running away. From his action he wasn't going to be taken alive and police training is to kill not wound when under deadly attack. That is definitely valid for the US. and even perceived...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your favourite "Mayday" episodes
Replies: 10
Views: 871

Re: Your favourite "Mayday" episodes

Tough question... EgyptAir 990 UPS 6 SwissAir 111 United 811 MH370 (I find it a bit odd that an episode was made about a flight that is still missing almost 3 years later yet there is not an episode on the other MH 777 incident that happened just months later in which there was the wreckage and obvi...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merry Xmas and a very happy new year
Replies: 13
Views: 698

Re: Merry Xmas and a very happy new year

I wish ALL a.netters a safe and happy holiday season!

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What to do in Moscow?
Replies: 8
Views: 477

Re: What to do in Moscow?

WesternA318 wrote:
Hey everyone,

what would y'all recommend me visiting?



A brothel ;)

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Your comment sent me searching back through the threads prior to the election. I found this gem: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1346659 What a treasure trove of asinine predictions!!! His opening post: THE last week of the election. Thankfully, I really don't watch all that...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Your comment sent me searching back through the threads prior to the election. I found this gem: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1346659 What a treasure trove of asinine predictions!!! It sure is "a treasure trove of asinine predictions" hahaha, that is gold! LOL :...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:00 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Outage
Replies: 35
Views: 4903

Re: Airliners.net Site Outage

Two a.net scenarios for this:

1) The DVD was involved ;)
or
2) Let's blame the Russians!

Happy Holidays! :D

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Uh, whatever. With the greatest amount of respect, I have attempted to debate with you reasonably and reply with solid arguments. There are plenty of other people on this board who disagree with what I have to say, but not many of them conduct themselves in the way you do. If you would like to seri...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

The Defense rests. Thanks for proving my point. Sorry, you don't get a Mulligan with Trump. Keep up the whinging. Is it getting hot under that tin hat yet? Not whining at all (learn to spell). You failed again! 'whinge' verb gerund or present participle: 'whinging' definition; complain persistently...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Sorry, but you guys were the ones who treated our current president like shit from the moment he was elected, and now you want us to play nice? Most of the right opposed Obama because of his skin color. Most people on the left oppose Trump because he's an ignorant, unintelligent, Fascist wannabe. W...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Looking at this thread I see why Trump's words of "bringing the country together" will ring hollow for the next four years. We've all heard of being a sore loser, but man is the country full of sore winners too. It isn't about being sore winners. Every single day since Trump won the elect...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

I thought Politico was fake/biased news... Is it? It was the first hit that came up on my Google search so I linked it. Do you have a problem with that? Anyway, nothing false or biased about the specific info in my quote from Politico so I suspect your typical arrogant response is just underpinned ...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Re: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

What's even better was seeing only two "faithless electors" bail on Trump, while FOUR bailed on Clinton!!! HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! So, there's Election Day, the recounts, and today - that's three times she's lost the same election! Hillary is sure getting a lot of experience at losing :) "&...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A "What If": The Electoral College Vote In December
Replies: 167
Views: 5903

Re: A "What If": The Electoral College Vote In December

The headline below sounds so good... :D "US election: Donald Trump formally wins US presidency" http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-20/trump-formally-wins-presidency/8134366 It does! :D Because all options are now closed to prevent Trump from being President, we can now finally quit entert...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency
Replies: 98
Views: 2609

Electoral College Ensures Donald Trump Formally Wins US Presidency

Congratulations to President-elect Trump! As all of the sane people predicted, the Electoral College went with tradition despite a couple of protest votes; Donald Trump has now formally won the election and US Presidency. Next, there will be a joint session of Congress on 06 January to officially ce...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 310
Views: 14264

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

It was Repo, from memory Donadeo was a late addition to the flight. Repo's death is suspicious - my conclusion is that he was probably taken out in the hospital to prevent him talking. The critical thing is that the gear could have been confirmed as locked and down from the avionics bay, and from m...

Jump to post
by 777Jet
Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A "What If": The Electoral College Vote In December
Replies: 167
Views: 5903

Re: A "What If": The Electoral College Vote In December

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-20/t ... cy/8134366
-->

KLDC10 wrote:
Texas just put Trump over the top with 36 Electoral Votes.


The headline below sounds so good... :D

"US election: Donald Trump formally wins US presidency"

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-20/t ... cy/8134366

Jump to post