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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

amateur compared to Concorde when..........

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Enforcement

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Three killed after caravan-towing car driven wrong way on M40
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Three killed after caravan-towing car driven wrong way on M40

Perhaps there is a case for every driver over a certain age to have an eye test and reflex test once a year?

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)
Replies: 17
Views: 1334

Re: Where? (National DC-7 -- 1959-60?)

crownvic wrote:
Im going with either Tampa or WPBeach. Is the pilot standing on the wing or is it an illusion?

A closer look and yes he is stood on the wing. :)

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Five Star Journey Through Japan: Qatar Airways and Japan Airlines First Class
Replies: 2
Views: 2527

Re: A Five Star Journey Through Japan: Qatar Airways and Japan Airlines First Class

I have to agree with ClassicLover, one of the best presented reports on here in a LONG while, makes me want to pck my bags and go. The pictures are very sharp, expensive camera? I so want to viisit Japan and you have made it even more attractive, bring on part 2 please.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 cargo doors stuck shut
Replies: 16
Views: 4932

Re: BA 747 cargo doors stuck shut

The BA website shows that flight 49 is departing on time guess they have a spare. Good luck with the luggage hope it turns up soon.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

feeding creatures and ensuring that.............

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Criminal

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 328
Views: 45750

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Thread Title "_ _ _ _ _ _ " airways/airlines reports cash running out.
Air India
Alitalia
South African
Norwegian
Just never seems to happen.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 455
Views: 161782

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Ouch !! Was something parked outside the box or was the tow off course?

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India flight attendant falls from plane at Mumbai airport.
Replies: 6
Views: 1600

Air India flight attendant falls from plane at Mumbai airport.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-45860878
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"In an unfortunate incident, one of our cabin crew (members), Harsha Lobo, fell down on the tarmac from the Boeing-777 aircraft door while closing it," the airline said.
Get well soon.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-45860878

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

to pull off, just like................

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Audit

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rumour: New £50 note
Replies: 12
Views: 549

Re: Rumour: New £50 note

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45850135
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Not a rumour, confirmed by Bank of England, just not when.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45850135

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Aftermath

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

perhaps a boycott would make...........

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LAX Theme Building Saturday
Replies: 24
Views: 619

Re: LAX Theme Building Saturday

(This isn't really non-Av, but I'm not sure where it should go.) On Saturday (two days from now), the LAX theme building observation deck will be open to visitors. My husband (psaL1011) and I will be flying down from SFO to spend the day up there spotting. And so...would anyone like to join us? Doc...

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 54
Views: 2014

Re: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

Trump has said today that US will inflict "severe punishment" on Saudi Arabia if the kingdom is found to be responsible for the death. What is he going to do, visit them???

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 54
Views: 2014

Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

With Turkey claiming that they have video and audio of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the embassy where does this place the rest of the world in their dealings with the country? I imagine the US will find it is between a rock and a hard place, the British government appears to be back peddling...

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Apocalypse

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

know what they do with.......

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express 737 gets massive gash on belly on take off
Replies: 52
Views: 14487

Re: Air India Express 737 gets massive gash on belly on take off

That wall does not appear to be more than 8ft tall and they seem to have taken 2ft out of it.

Image

So at this point just 6ft off the ground? Glad it ended safely.

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 35373

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

Did SQ release what the menu would be offering across this time zone incase you get bored with the IFE?

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed
Replies: 102
Views: 11177

Re: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed

It would be interesting to know what percentage of flights each day, by airline, have a "support creature" onboard. Is it really worth the airline running this programe when a delay in the cabin must far outway the revenue on the ticket?

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

red high heels followed by...........

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

but makes the TV station..............

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Projectile

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetbridge collapses at ISB
Replies: 5
Views: 2368

Re: Jetbridge collapses at ISB

Odd, both wheels are intact, appears to have toppled from left to right after backing away from the aircraft.

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

TV channel because they are.......

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Yuk !

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by readytotaxi
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming
Replies: 66
Views: 1716

Re: Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming

Because of the way we treat waste it is very low on the social horizon in the western world, land fills out of sight, NY shipping barges of waste away from the city. Unless the effects of this waste start having a greater impact on more people more often the populous will do nothing until it's to la...

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by readytotaxi
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al is scheduled to retire 747 in March 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3602

Re: El Al is scheduled to retire 747 in March 2019

Are any of these 747 the ones they got from Singapore Airlines or are they long gone?

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

and now the midterms will.............

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Junkie

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by readytotaxi
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Belgium to end flights to Hong Kong
Replies: 37
Views: 8552

Re: Air Belgium to end flights to Hong Kong

Probably making more money with the A340 that BA are currently using.

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

faith with the people who........

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by readytotaxi
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Crackling

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

are obscene, all the time...........

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by readytotaxi
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Spring

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions
Replies: 42
Views: 1293

Re: UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

It's just not gonna happen, Trump will never be seen to be told what to do by the U.N. on anything to do with Iran :shakehead:

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by readytotaxi
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 328
Views: 45750

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Their next problem will be their suppliers, they know that staff have not been paid, if they think they wont be getting monies owed Jets credit rating will drop. Cash only for fuel/ground services at international destinations would be a terrible blow.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 843

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q4 2018

true answer as to why...........

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 742

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

Test

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French singer Charles Aznavour dies at age 95
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: French singer Charles Aznavour dies at age 95

He had an interesting life, did not know that he spoke six languages. Rest in peace sir.

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milan Linate to close for 3 months Summer 2019 - runway work
Replies: 48
Views: 6384

Re: Milan Linate to close for 3 months Summer 2019 - runway work

Seems a bit odd to shut in the height of summer, but this is Italy, Alitalia will still be around probably by the time it all ends, :D

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by readytotaxi
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Pilots Bidding Down to Smaller Aircraft
Replies: 56
Views: 7006

Re: Airline Pilots Bidding Down to Smaller Aircraft

As your life style changes I can see the advantage in downsizing if available, should imagine to get to do more takeoff and landings each year.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport announcement/staff in different languages
Replies: 15
Views: 612

Re: Airport announcement/staff in different languages

When I worked at LHR in the 70''s 80's :old: Terminal 2 would play a recorded message in the language for the country in question announcing that passengers should go to the departure area.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 8356

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

Well they voted for it. They have to wear it, we only have to look at them.

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2018
Replies: 246
Views: 5551

Re: Five Word Story Thread Q3 2018

should be a lesson to .............

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by readytotaxi
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2018
Replies: 316
Views: 6574

Re: Word Game Q3 2018

Mud

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