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by kjeld0d
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposal: Flying Trains
Replies: 36
Views: 4286

Re: Proposal: Flying Trains

Inventor's Name: Joseph Clickbait

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by kjeld0d
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish to open base in CCS
Replies: 38
Views: 7260

Re: Turkish to open base in CCS

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Reminds me of the CCS-DAM "terror flight" A342. viewtopic.php?t=966135

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by kjeld0d
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New luxury airline to offer affordable prices for first-class only aircraft
Replies: 60
Views: 11381

Re: New luxury airline to offer affordable prices for first-class only aircraft

http://www.thisisinsider.com/aura-private-airline-first-class-experience-for-price-of-economy-2018-7 https://www.flyaura.com/ So this is beyond cool. I really hope they get off the ground and succeed. They certainly have the potential. LOL, thats not even news. Its just a paid blog-vertising articl...

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by kjeld0d
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shenzhen Airlines 737 rolls off taxiway
Replies: 3
Views: 1524

Re: Shenzhen Airlines 737 rolls off taxiway

Not so hohhot!

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by kjeld0d
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747-8 @ SOF
Replies: 12
Views: 2588

Re: Air China 747-8 @ SOF

Kim Jong Un got a 744, Chinese premier gets a 748.

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by kjeld0d
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL2878 Flies Strange Pattern in EYW
Replies: 18
Views: 4407

Re: DL2878 Flies Strange Pattern in EYW

Illuminati signal.

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by kjeld0d
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake security at new Islamabad airport
Replies: 11
Views: 4824

Re: Fake security at new Islamabad airport

I'm sure they work well. Just make sure the correct plastic "detector card" is inserted... https://i.imgur.com/fRRT7Tt.jpg Is that a GT200? I'm not sure of the model, its probably a Bullsh*t 3000. Its a plastic case attached to an aerial, into which plastic cards are inserted.

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by kjeld0d
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA Group chairman died in accident on business trip in France
Replies: 23
Views: 6375

Re: Hainan Airline founder died in 57 after in a fall

Did he fall, or did he "fall" ;)

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by kjeld0d
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Walmart Cargo Network
Replies: 27
Views: 3958

Re: Walmart Cargo Network

Bananas will not last on a slow ocean freighter. . History significantly disagrees https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fyffes_Line Indeed, they were the one of the first fruits to be shipped fresh. Banana money had a corrupting effect on small islands, hence the term "banana republic". Edit: Se...

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by kjeld0d
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HKG Airport Authority... greedy?
Replies: 14
Views: 2240

Re: HKG Airport Authority... greedy?

HKG everything is greedy!

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by kjeld0d
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interflug IL-62 Landing on a Grass Field???
Replies: 114
Views: 13889

Re: Interflug IL-62 Landing on a Grass Field???

This is still on page one after a week? Will the last a.netter please turn out the lights.

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by kjeld0d
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air appears to be axing TLV
Replies: 26
Views: 5737

Re: WOW Air appears to be axing TLV

WOW!

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by kjeld0d
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What is proper protocol for clearing vomit on aircraft?
Replies: 25
Views: 2074

Re: What is proper protocol for clearing vomit on aircraft?

richierich wrote:
what is the proper procedure


walk away and hope it "cleans itself up"?

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by kjeld0d
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways to order 20 B787-9's
Replies: 60
Views: 11919

Re: Bomboo Airways to order 20 B787-9's

pabloeing wrote:
Vietnam's Bomboo Airways


Do you mean bamboo?

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by kjeld0d
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Practicality of Orbis?
Replies: 22
Views: 2196

Re: Practicality of Orbis?

TWA772LR wrote:
They dont do it in flight

Polot wrote:
Orbis doesn’t do the surgeries and medical care/training in flight.


They're missing out on valuable hours, in my opinion!

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by kjeld0d
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July
Replies: 11
Views: 1877

Re: Air Koryo to open Xi'an-Pyongyang charter service in July

SR380 wrote:
Buy the way is Antonov still offering the aircarft up for sale?


Are you trying to be witty by typing in engrish?

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by kjeld0d
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches helicopter shuttle service in Manhattan, connecting 3 helipads to EWR
Replies: 27
Views: 5902

Re: UA launches helicopter shuttle service in Manhattan, connecting 3 helipads to EWR

I might get flamed for this, but I think it has some merit... even if it's slightly off topic. Ever since it's inception, I always thought that a reliable passenger version of Osprey V-22 would have been a perfect fit for a JFK/EWR-Manhattan route able to carry a more substantial amount of passenge...

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by kjeld0d
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nippon Cargo ceases all operations (for at least a week)
Replies: 8
Views: 3094

Re: Nippon Cargo ceases all operations (for at least a week)

Fully agree with you, from the same industry and feel certain this is oversight and human error in some way! I have utmost respect for this operator. That of course does not help, when the very touchy subject of compliance is involved. Not good for a carrier with a stellar reputation, and especiall...

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by kjeld0d
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21257

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

HER seems a very odd choice for a splash & dash for AF1 to me....why not one of the German US basis like Ramstein ? I was quite surprised by that as well. Why Crete? Any political reasons? They didnt want to ask Angela for permission?? It would have been 500 miles shorter to have gone via ANC, ...

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by kjeld0d
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH to retain A380s
Replies: 42
Views: 9002

Re: MH to retain A380s

GRIVely wrote:
a 7th century Yemeni pilgrim was brewing up his tea


was he a time traveller?

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by kjeld0d
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang
Replies: 105
Views: 21257

Re: Air China 747 just did a round trip to Pyongyang

777PHX wrote:
Supposedly Kim wants a 744 to match Trump.

One would think Kim would want an IL96?

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by kjeld0d
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP campaign in USA is receiving bad criticism
Replies: 33
Views: 5890

Re: TAP campaign in USA is receiving bad criticism

To understand the outrage you need to be aware of the unique Portugal-Spain relationship. Some people see as it would make it look like Portugal is somehow inferior or dependent on Spain for traffic and that TP should only focus on bringing tourists to Portugal instead. It's a bit silly, but that's...

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by kjeld0d
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC releases latest blacklist of 86 individuals banned from air travel for severe loss of social credit
Replies: 32
Views: 5235

Re: CAAC releases latest blacklist of 86 individuals banned from air travel for severe loss of social credit

I'm surprised it's only 86 people "In early 2017, the country’s Supreme People’s Court said during a press conference that 6.15 million Chinese citizens had been banned from taking flights for social misdeeds ." Nice idea, I'd personally support that, but I fear it won't work in practice....

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by kjeld0d
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 67
Views: 15287

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

thaiflyer wrote:
As mentioned the flight was from Las Palmas to Amsterdam
The Russian couple where drunk and the man peed and pooped in his pants before takeoff.


I can't find that in the original article, are you sure? If so, scratch the febreze idea.

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by kjeld0d
Fri May 25, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 76
Views: 10064

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

Concorde was bound for disaster in Airport '79... I'm sorry, I know this is off-topic and won't be surprised if removed. But, holy crap... the cast of Airport '79 looks like the guest list from Match Game '78 on summer break. Charo, Jimmie Walker, John Davidson, Martha Raye, Avery Schreiber (this i...

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by kjeld0d
Wed May 23, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL announces new national anthem policy
Replies: 68
Views: 1956

Re: NFL announces new national anthem policy

The only reason the NFL owners acted is because profits and ratings are down. For me, this is too little, too late. And to those people that complain about "rights of the players"...this is an employee conduct issue, not a rights issue. Regular working people have to follow the rules set ...

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by kjeld0d
Tue May 22, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 76
Views: 10064

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

Concorde was bound for disaster in Airport '79...

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by kjeld0d
Sat May 19, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Air Marshall arrests
Replies: 16
Views: 2406

Re: Air Marshall arrests

Interesting article about the arrests of Air Marshalls rather than arrests made by Air Marshalls. I am not sure which statistic is higher but it does show that everyone with a badge and a gun in the US is not above reproach. https://www.propublica.org/article/tsa-releases-data-on-air-marshal-miscon...

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by kjeld0d
Fri May 18, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights Over Windsor and Royal Wedding
Replies: 33
Views: 6245

Re: Flights Over Windsor and Royal Wedding

Lentini2001 wrote:
There's a royal wedding?


I love Royal Wedding, Fred Astaire was really in a league of his own.

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by kjeld0d
Wed May 16, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake security at new Islamabad airport
Replies: 11
Views: 4824

Re: Fake security at new Islamabad airport

I'm sure they work well. Just make sure the correct plastic "detector card" is inserted...

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by kjeld0d
Tue May 15, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke
Replies: 60
Views: 10292

Re: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke

Wondering if Airbus was at fault here... Welcome to the forum. You'll get on better here if you avoid rash accusations with no evidence to back them up. ac·cu·sa·tion ˌakyəˈzāSH(ə)n noun a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong. An accusation would be "Airbus was at f...

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by kjeld0d
Fri May 11, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees
Replies: 63
Views: 10378

Re: 24 pilots and 67 crew members at PK found to hold fake degrees

While holding fake degrees is very concerning, if they can fly the plane in line with all regulations and standards, I don't see the problem. Seriously?!! So as long as they can fly the plane ‘in line with regulations’ it doesn’t matter? So basically anyone should be able to turn up at any airline ...

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by kjeld0d
Fri May 11, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB
Replies: 19
Views: 2689

Re: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB

Florida Man strikes again! This. What's in the water down there? :lol: Gators, oil, and the bladder contents of far too many jaded New Yorkers/New Jerseyans. Its so cheap to live down there you don't have to work very hard. That they don't get winter means the crazies tend to collect like tumblewee...

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by kjeld0d
Fri May 11, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)
Replies: 92
Views: 17831

Re: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)

The logo looks larger as well. It does indeed. For comparison: Old https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/71609_1521692892.jpg New https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dc2rhmWX0AI3Iup.jpg:large I prefer the first one. The darker blue und the smaller crane look more elegant. The updated blue looks purple and the l...

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by kjeld0d
Wed May 09, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines with the most women pilots
Replies: 42
Views: 6424

Re: Airlines with the most women pilots

Perhaps?

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by kjeld0d
Sun May 06, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights
Replies: 97
Views: 11047

Re: Ethiopian secures Accra-Texas flights

Very odd/sketchy articles but it would be nice to see Ethiopian in Texas. It doesn’t mention a city, just “Texas.” I would imagine it would be Houston due to the Star Alliance hub there, but I’m pretty sure Dallas/DFW has a much larger Ethiopian community. I guess we’ll have to wait and see! What a...

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by kjeld0d
Sun May 06, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Charles and Diana 1983 Australia Visit - RAF 707?
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

Re: Charles and Diana 1983 Australia Visit - RAF 707?

zeke wrote:
She never wore the same dress twice, national Archives show it was a 707 taken in 1985 not 1983


Thanks, the original caption said 83!

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by kjeld0d
Sat May 05, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Charles and Diana 1983 Australia Visit - RAF 707?
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

Charles and Diana 1983 Australia Visit - RAF 707?

I saw this photo today and was curious to know what a/c it was taken on. What would Charles and Diana have taken to Australia in '83? RAF? RAAF?

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by kjeld0d
Fri May 04, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 144
Views: 12553

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

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Liquify.

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by kjeld0d
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s
Replies: 113
Views: 30323

Re: Confirmed: HiFly adding second hand A380s

In terms of Mirpuri, it's the last name of their CEO, and also the name of the foundation he leads; they've painted up a/c before for it Can anyone tell what the "mirpuri foundation" actually does? Looks like it doles out money to other people with the name Mirpuri, based on a reading of ...

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by kjeld0d
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major order for the SSJ
Replies: 44
Views: 11591

Re: Major order for the SSJ

KrustyTheKlown wrote:
I'm hoping the Russified SSJ can replace its American avionics with something a little more modern than soviet tech.


I've only seen the prototype but the results are encouraging.
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by kjeld0d
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cote d'Ivoire lost €30m in 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1107

Re: Air Cote d'Ivoire lost €30m in 2017

Looking at their history, it doesn't seem like a serious airline. Seems strange that the Aga Khan fund would invest in something like this. Something doesn't smell right. Comes off like a giant money laundering scheme, and as a means to grant political favours. The "CEO" is a retired army ...

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by kjeld0d
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 377SGT Super Guppy Turbine
Replies: 6
Views: 1643

Re: 377SGT Super Guppy Turbine

I feel describing the one at Bruntingthorpe as "preserved" is quite optimistic, it was in pretty poor condition when I saw it in 2016. Yes...the salt air is preserving it nicely. At least the only pressurized part is the crew cabin, might make it slightly easier to bring back into service...

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by kjeld0d
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Dies on Alaska Airlines Flight 478 from Seattle to Kansas City
Replies: 31
Views: 6478

Re: Woman Dies on Alaska Airlines Flight 478 from Seattle to Kansas City

I was working on international flight from Spain and performed CPR on a customer in BC. It was extremely difficult for the family to watch their Grandmother die. However, people never surprises me. We had one jerk as for a apple juice while we were doing the CPR and it was the first time I every ha...

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by kjeld0d
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ‘Sad ending’ for 2 DL 747's in the desert
Replies: 37
Views: 12533

Re: ‘Sad ending’

N14AZ wrote:
Another classic sassiciaical comment... but I fully agree.


sassiciaical?

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by kjeld0d
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flight 420 to DEN on 4/20
Replies: 4
Views: 1819

Re: Flight 420 to DEN on 4/20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt6Z5D-I4ZE

It should be said that all of these concepts are more viable than Baltia.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt6Z5D-I4ZE

It should be said that all of these concepts are more viable than Baltia.

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