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by afcjets
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11
Replies: 51
Views: 1483

Re: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11

If you want to make Trump look bad, you probably picked the wrong topic. How much money has Trump spent on wars and how many lives were lost compared to the very high numbers under Bush and Obama? You have brought Trump into this discussion, no one else... The post right before mine which I am resp...

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by afcjets
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11
Replies: 51
Views: 1483

Re: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11

Aaron747 wrote:
MaverickM11 wrote:
As long as you stand for the anthem and don't ask any questions, we're #winning!


And hey, why sit here and whine when Lockheed-Martin folks in GA are doing fine!


I am pretty sure NFL players are doing better than GA based Lockheed Martin employees.

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by afcjets
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11
Replies: 51
Views: 1483

Re: US has spent $6T on wars, killing 500,000 since 9/11

If you want to make Trump look bad, you probably picked the wrong topic. How much money has Trump spent on wars and how many lives were lost compared to the very high numbers under Bush and Obama?

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

Democrats, as in the primary, which should be obvious from the context.

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

So you honestly think that you are better off in a year because a bank has just approved you for a loan? Deficit is projected by the CBO to be ~4.2% of GDP this year. 3.25% - 4.2% = -0.95% Germany e.g. has 1.7% growth and 1.6% budget surplus = 3.3% Even France, whos economy is considered being rath...

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

Wait, what? Politics aside, what was wrong with the Obamas as a family? Nothing, but the 44th President does not set the standard for travel expenditures or any other aspect of the Presidency, just like the 43rd doesn’t either. I see. But then your response dodges the point. The question could have...

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

Wait, what? Politics aside, what was wrong with the Obamas as a family? In the eyes of too many of Trump's Neanderthal-like fanatics, being black was the problem... :roll: Not nearly as many Republicans cared that Obama was biracial as you would like to believe. Even though he never ran, polls show...

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

2122M wrote:
afcjets wrote:
As if the Obama’s set the standard for a president’s family anyway.


Wait, what? Politics aside, what was wrong with the Obamas as a family?


Nothing, but the 44th President does not set the standard for travel expenditures or any other aspect of the Presidency, just like the 43rd doesn’t either.

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

How many private business trips did the Obama family go on? Best regards Thomas Considering he had no business experience (which helps explain the slowest recovery in our nation’s history and why he was the first president to never achieve a 3 pct increase in GDP in a single year) and had minor chi...

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

I never once complained about Obama’s travel costs, it was many of his policies I didn’t like. He is from Hawaii, obviously it costs more to fly Air Force One there than anywhere else in the US. As far as Trump Jr., obviously the secret service has to follow him wherever he goes and of course he’s ...

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Donnie Jr. Spends Taxpayer Money for Condo Sales Trip in India

I never once complained about Obama’s travel costs, it was many of his policies I didn’t like. He is from Hawaii, obviously it costs more to fly Air Force One there than anywhere else in the US. As far as Trump Jr., obviously the secret service has to follow him wherever he goes and of course he’s n...

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by afcjets
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence
Replies: 66
Views: 1506

Re: Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

MaverickM11 wrote:
Pyrex wrote:
#believeallvictims

That's how this works, right?

Yep. When do we start talking to the dozens of Trump victims?


When they don’t all come forward the same (planned) October surprise weekend.

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

Yes, of course. Once again you can’t prevent every wildfire in California but there are ways to lessen how many of them can spread before they start.

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

The part you conveniently left out of your quote.

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

There are things that can be done but Trump and his fanboy trolls won't like it though. The core issue isn't the forest management that Trump and his trolls claim it is. The core issue is the drought (climate change) and you don't solve it by cutting down trees and building golf courses or suburbs....

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

trpmb6 wrote:
There is a lot of people here basically saying "nothing can be done"


Possibly because their hatred for Trump outweighs their concern for their neighbors safety and home. If someone like Governor Brown or Obama said we can do more, they would be all for it.

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

Building all those gigantic suburbs is already an environmental mistake, but now if you need to make a desert for miles around them, it becomes a catastrophe. Will you also irrigate everything and grow grass for gigantic golfs ? Or let it as dust so that when the wind blows you have a nice dust sto...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

You want to "clear" (another thing that needs definition) a mile area around something but you have no idea what that something is. I already did, remove trees and shrubs around the perimeter of the most fire prone populated areas. You don’t have to do it everywhere (besides you can’t sto...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

Lots of examples already given by Californians like myself in this thread, unless you are too lazy to read. These are not examples of prevention California is currently doing: Controlled burns are only effective in coniferous forests like fir and ponderosa. Fire suppression proved inadequate throug...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

As you know most of California’s 100 million acres are undeveloped and most of the 30 million residents live in or near only two major metro areas. That's where fires generally start is in unincorporated areas. So what's your point? Are you holding back some revolutionary solution? Have you ever be...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

You can clear out trees and shrub in strategic areas to prevent wildfires from as easily jumping into residential areas. But you might prefer people lose their home rather than listen to Trump or someone from Louisiana, or Orange County. How many "strategic places" do you think there are ...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

Lots of examples already given by Californians like myself in this thread, unless you are too lazy to read. These are not examples of prevention California is currently doing: Controlled burns are only effective in coniferous forests like fir and ponderosa. Fire suppression proved inadequate throug...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

You should’ve stopped in your previous msg. at “AFAIK,” as you obviously know nothing about this situation. No Time would be well-advised to do the same about “lack of proper forest management”. Do you really, REALLY think nothing has been done (nor thought) about prevention until Trump just happen...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

and no one would be talking about prevention. And all the talk arrives at the fact that there isn't a lot that can be done to prevent fires on one hundred million acres of land when they are in the middle of a drought. That needs to be explained to people from places like Louisiana. And it gives wh...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

I would like to know what California does on the fire management side to help alleviate these problems. Are controlled burns done? What other solutions or preventative measures could be under taken? Instead of bickering amongst ourselves, what can we do to approach this better? Wildfires are a very...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

[quote=“NoTime”]Thoughts, prayers and good vibes to people dealing with this dangerous situation. (Or, are those no longer allowed?) As is often the case, Trump took a legit complaint (Cali's lack of proper forest management) and fired it off at the wrong time and with the wrong words.[/quote] Yes, ...

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by afcjets
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 129
Views: 3459

Re: Another big fire in California

I would like to know what California does on the fire management side to help alleviate these problems. Are controlled burns done? What other solutions or preventative measures could be under taken? Instead of bickering amongst ourselves, what can we do to approach this better? Wildfires are a very...

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by afcjets
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who makes airline’s fleet decisions?
Replies: 11
Views: 2462

Re: Who makes airline’s fleet decisions?

Some airlines have departments called Fleet Planning.

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by afcjets
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

Because I assume you mean immigrants to the US and you say the religious right is happy for them to be round up in concentration camps, which (as ridiculous a claim it is) has only ever been mentioned if Trump became president.

Who is killing or jailing US Christians?

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by afcjets
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

I love that the many on this thread that are happy for Muslims and immigrants to be rounded up and put into concentration camps are all upset when their ‘minority’ is treated in a similar way by others. I wouldn’t be happy at all. Btw, just when are these concentratation camps going to open you lef...

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by afcjets
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

Only took about 5 posts until this became the sole fault of the USA. Love it. Five? The very first post after the TA blamed it on Christians in the US. Never mind the democratically elected dictator is likely a Muslim and definitely not from the US. Catholic. Seriously how hard is that to even look...

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by afcjets
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

MassAppeal wrote:
Only took about 5 posts until this became the sole fault of the USA.

Love it.


Five? The very first post after the TA blamed it on Christians in the US. Never mind the democratically elected dictator is likely a Muslim and definitely not from the US.

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by afcjets
Sat Nov 03, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

Well then read it again and maybe you won't miss it. Or if you prefer more explicit cause and effect: The role of US evangelists in Uganda's 'kill the gays' bill https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/the-role-of-us-evangelists-in-ugandas-kill-the-gays-bill-20100111-m2lf.html It says three US e...

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by afcjets
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

johnboy wrote:

What an odd statement, especially in light of the very high assault/murder rate for transgendered folks


The assault and murder rate has always been way higher for prostitutes than the general population. Transsexual prostitutes are nothing special.

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by afcjets
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

The religious right in this country has put a lot of effort into "outreach," which translates into supporting and educating haters in African countries to criminalize and even execute gay people for doing nothing more than being gay. Please provide a source for your ridiculous claim. Here...

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by afcjets
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tanzania to hunt down gays
Replies: 92
Views: 3688

Re: Tanzania to hunt down gays

mbmbos wrote:
The religious right in this country has put a lot of effort into "outreach," which translates into supporting and educating haters in African countries to criminalize and even execute gay people for doing nothing more than being gay.


Please provide a source for your ridiculous claim.

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 126
Views: 5149

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

Maybe the same reason Mexico’s president is. “Women and children have been shoved to the fore of the columns to hide the fact that many of the 4,000 to 10,000-strong throng of people are in fact working-age males, not families. Already, in crossing the narrow entry from Guatemala into Mexico, the pe...

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 126
Views: 5149

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

only if you believe the racist and xenophobic lies coming out of the GOP. Why would the GOP care about a caravan that won't get here till probably well after christmas or ever? :rotfl: It’s a political stunt from your side, a stupid one that is backfiring. Evidence? You keep saying this is a stunt ...

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 126
Views: 5149

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

casinterest wrote:
afcjets wrote:
Keep changing the subject all you want, but Trump is the one leading the racist, and xenophobic charge against a LEGAL caravan using taxpayer dollars.


This is exactly why it’s backfiring. No one believes (not that they ever did) or even cares when the left cries racism anymore.

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 126
Views: 5149

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

only if you believe the racist and xenophobic lies coming out of the GOP. Why would the GOP care about a caravan that won't get here till probably well after christmas or ever? :rotfl: It’s a political stunt from your side, a stupid one that is backfiring. Really? Where is the first mention of this...

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 126
Views: 5149

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

Nothing more than a political stunt. He's trying to distract from the bad press over the weekend. Most likely this caravan will be two pickup trucks by December. The caravan itself was a political stunt. only if you believe the racist and xenophobic lies coming out of the GOP. Why would the GOP car...

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 126
Views: 5149

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

mdsh00 wrote:
Nothing more than a political stunt. He's trying to distract from the bad press over the weekend. Most likely this caravan will be two pickup trucks by December.


The caravan itself was a political stunt.

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by afcjets
Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 99
Views: 7446

Re: Charlotte Discussion Thread - 2018

https://www.landrum-brown.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/S-APS-Charlotte-Douglas-International-Airport.jpg Hopefully the link above works. The ultimate goal from this long term master plan is demolishing E con and creating an express midfield terminal. 5/23 would be demolished, as its currently not...

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by afcjets
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Has AA hit the limit for passenger discomfort?
Replies: 40
Views: 5233

Re: Has AA hit the limit for passenger discomfort?

Coach 737 seat width is no different from what it was 35 years ago. AA hadn’t bought AirCal yet and didn’t have 737s. I know you meant industry wide though. 35 years ago F and Y seats did not have spaces between them where you could see the row in front of you. F width has shrunk even more than coa...

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by afcjets
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Deltas plan for CLT?
Replies: 68
Views: 8257

Re: What is Deltas plan for CLT?

For over 10 years up until EA dehubbed CLT in 1986, DL was third behind EA and PI. EA was the biggest until soon after PI started building their CLT hub in 1980. EDIT: Even after EA dehubbed CLT in 1986, DL stayed in third place as EA still had a few more flights than DL, one more to ATL than DL, a...

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by afcjets
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Leftist radical torches hard working Trump supporter’s truck
Replies: 58
Views: 2034

Re: Leftist radical torches hard working Trump supporter’s truck

So it seems you are happy about this and think he deserves it and you think 70 million people should have their cars destroyed?

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by afcjets
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Deltas plan for CLT?
Replies: 68
Views: 8257

Re: What is Deltas plan for CLT?

DL has always played 2nd in CLT since the beginning of time, first to EA, then PI/US/AA. For over 10 years up until EA dehubbed CLT in 1986, DL was third behind EA and PI. EA was the biggest until soon after PI started building their CLT hub in 1980. EDIT: Even after EA dehubbed CLT in 1986, DL sta...

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by afcjets
Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Deltas plan for CLT?
Replies: 68
Views: 8257

Re: What is Deltas plan for CLT?

They will also build a new runway west of runway 18r/36l and eventually DL will relocate 1/2 operation and most of the transatlantic flight from ATL to CLT. CLT has two new runways planned, one between 18R/36L and 18C/36C and one east of 18L/36R. DL has always played 2nd in CLT since the beginning ...

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by afcjets
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LAX Theme Building Saturday
Replies: 24
Views: 826

Re: LAX Theme Building Saturday

From his Native American head wear and long blond hair.

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by afcjets
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LAX Theme Building Saturday
Replies: 24
Views: 826

Re: LAX Theme Building Saturday

Actually I think you should have put it in Aviation, more people would know about it, and it is totally aviation.

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