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by greendot
Wed May 01, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy

And Colin Powell and Condoleeza did not use bleach bit or whatever it is that none of us had ever heard of before her, and they didn't destroy their hard drives with a hammer once they were put under investigation (sorta sounds like obstruction of justice, doesn't it? in a very subtle way of course...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

This is an interesting thread where people on both sides of the aisle are so sure in their beliefs that they will automatically dismiss what the other side has to say without even listening in an effort to prove them wrong. I am a right leaning voter myself, but when language like the title of this...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/dallas-da-creuzot-under-fire-for-criminal-justice-reforms-11646752 "Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot defended his recent decision to stop prosecuting certain quality-of-life crimes over the objections of members of the Dallas City Council's Publi...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

Low cost health care, low cost public education, public transit, housing assistance. Funded how? The liberal money tree? LOL Texas will remain red and be carried by President Trump in the 2020 election. Try smoking something different... This may come as a shock to you but even states like Texas an...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

Very well said, not that it matters to anyone on the right. It does matter. Every society has always fallen. Leftism is the disease that causes it. Leftism has its place to generate ideas for change, but should never be trusted with implementation. Leftists are highly authoritarian and don't know h...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

Pssssst. California has a lower crime rate than Texas. Or roughly the same depending on the metric. That's because California has stopped enforcing laws or decriminalized behaviors that are illegal elsewhere Fake, false comment. CA has not stopped enforcing violent crime, as just one example, and h...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

You're not gonna win arguments with liberals with statements like "infesting", but I'll humor you: did you expect Texas to receive KY's and WV's rednecks? Have you been paying attention to projections that Texas may soon be a swing state? Firstly, I'll agree in general principle with what...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

You're not gonna win arguments with liberals with statements like "infesting", but I'll humor you: did you expect Texas to receive KY's and WV's rednecks? Have you been paying attention to projections that Texas may soon be a swing state? Firstly, I'll agree in general principle with what...

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by greendot
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

Exactly. They wanted the jobs from wherever they could get them, well guess what ? The law of unintended consequences comes into play. We may find Texas going Blue faster than anyone thought. The quicker the better I say. What do you think will happen, in terms of good things, if Texas goes left? H...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

Pssssst. California has a lower crime rate than Texas. Or roughly the same depending on the metric. That's because California has stopped enforcing laws or decriminalized behaviors that are illegal elsewhere. You have any proof of that or are you off your lithium again? https://www.washingtonexamin...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

I believe what you are saying is that people are moving to the dynamic economy of Texas and bringing their thoughts and ideas with them. And many are moving to the big cities of Texas, not rural, so that will also affect things. What exactly do you expect otherwise happen? Now the Republican's curr...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

yes, completely lawless California. Where anyone can just waltz right into any store anywhere and take anything they want *epic eyeroll* So the Dallas DA is not going to prosecute people who steal baby formula. In a state where birth control and abortion are almost illegal. Again, these women bette...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

yes, completely lawless California. Where anyone can just waltz right into any store anywhere and take anything they want *epic eyeroll* So the Dallas DA is not going to prosecute people who steal baby formula. In a state where birth control and abortion are almost illegal. Again, these women bette...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas DA Takes Heat from Council Members Over New Theft Policy
Replies: 112
Views: 5526

Re: Liberals Are Infesting Texas

The best way to lower crime? Do like California does and don't enforce laws. Pssssst. California has a lower crime rate than Texas. Or roughly the same depending on the metric. That's because California has stopped enforcing laws or decriminalized behaviors that are illegal elsewhere. California le...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should republicans vote in the D primary this year
Replies: 13
Views: 1407

Re: Should republicans vote in the D primary this year

I was a lifelong Republican until I voted for my first Democrat ever - that was Clinton. I certainly didn't vote against Bush I - I actually liked him (and Barbara) a lot. I voted against the Sanunu Mentality. Radicalized conservative for the time and they really made me gag. Also moved to the Demo...

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by greendot
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engineers, miss it or glad those days are gone.
Replies: 28
Views: 4723

Re: Engineers, miss it or glad those days are gone.

I'm glad those days are gone. Sure, it's nice to have another person in the cockpit, but we tend to remember only the good things. Back in those days, you didn't have sophisticated monitoring systems. You had to check systems over and over again religiously because of the lack of monitoring systems....

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by greendot
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 17958

Re: SAS on strike

It is too much to ask because it is multiple times of average salary in the same geographical area. But they're not doing an "average" job so they should expect something quite different to the "average" salary. No, it is not average: two years in flight academy (vocational scho...

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by greendot
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 17958

Re: SAS on strike

As a lot of people have found out the hard way, many jobs can be done by a computer/robot now, so perhaps the pilots should think twice before demanding large salary increases for a job that is POSSIBLE to be carried out by a computer. Flight decks on many large a/c went down from 3 crew to 2 crew,...

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by greendot
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

I wonder how many folks of African American descent that CFA has employed, indeed, how many have been managers at HQ or franchise owners, all of whom have become wealthy? And the Jim Crow South, ah yes, all democrats, no? Finally, it always seems ironic to me that the left, who claim to be for more...

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by greendot
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

The only way to accomplish it is by infringing on someone else's human rights. You understand that is how ANY law works basically, right? From laws against jaywalking to taxes to laws against beating someone to laws against excluding someone because of an identifiable trait that is normal for human...

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by greendot
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

Just to get away from the fact that Chick-Fil-A funds hate groups, isn't Sunday one of the biggest travel days of the week? Imagine how much revenue the company and the airports would miss out on. What makes anyone who CFA funds a "hate group". It sounds more like they are funding people ...

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by greendot
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

Telling a store they have to make more money is not Nazism.. Actually, the National Socialists (Nazis) marketed themselves as being pro-worker and against corporations. Republicans market themselves as being pr-worker and against corporations, too. That makes them Nazis without a doubt! The modern ...

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by greendot
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

Just to get away from the fact that Chick-Fil-A funds hate groups, isn't Sunday one of the biggest travel days of the week? Imagine how much revenue the company and the airports would miss out on. What makes anyone who CFA funds a "hate group". It sounds more like they are funding people ...

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by greendot
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

And anti gay religious organisations which lobby against gay rights are not using their religion to bully people? Why are there gay rights and not just human rights? A good read if you want to educate yourself: https://www.amazon.com/Person-You-Mean-Be-People-ebook/dp/B0756F5CHD I’m sure there are ...

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by greendot
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

Telling a store they have to make more money is not Nazism.. Actually, the National Socialists (Nazis) marketed themselves as being pro-worker and against corporations. The modern left is virtually indistinguishable from the Nazis with their book burning (shadow banning, de-platforming, Amazon Bezo...

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by greendot
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14245

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

Chick-Fil-A continues to give large sums of money to organizations that oppress the LGBT community. The company’s corporate speak — We embrace all people, regardless of religion, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity. — is pure BS. There is no place for religious or politic...

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by greendot
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified
Replies: 109
Views: 10988

Re: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified

Talk about faulty by design. They shouldn't be band-aiding systems on top of systems to make up for an aerodynamic limitation. Boeing needs to stop trying to expand a 50 yr old regional jet.

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by greendot
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 140702

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

FlyinRabbit88 wrote:
What are your guesses...

- Europe Announcement (Finally!!)
-Airbus A321LR/XLR order
- More flights to the DR?
- New destinations into central US?
- other...


- Doritos are back on the menu.
- potatoe farm being expanded to attract european customers.
- pilots now clean the cabin, and lavatory.

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by greendot
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

The problem is Johanna Gerrity. She's a lawyer and not even a good one. She's never really done anything innovative which is why the only thing she can do is trim down maintenance budgets and loot employee's profit sharing. She only knows how to subtract. She's basically the Marissa Mayer of Yahoo ...

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by greendot
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

JetBlue needs to be saved from crewmembers that are never happy and feed off of union exaggeration and they themselves rile-up other crewmembers to create more of a divide. No airline is ran perfectly but no union is perfect either nor has all the answers. They do plenty right but they also have sh...

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by greendot
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Mechanics and FA’s say airline is unsafe
Replies: 104
Views: 21103

Re: Southwest Mechanics and FA’s say airline is unsafe

Not to downplay the concerns,but, is this a power play move due to: "Both Southwest and American mechanics also are in the middle of protracted bargaining talks over new contracts." Motivation aside, the facts are still the facts right? Don't these problems exist nevertheless? Let's say t...

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by greendot
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

JetBlue needs to be saved from crewmembers that are never happy and feed off of union exaggeration and they themselves rile-up other crewmembers to create more of a divide. No airline is ran perfectly but no union is perfect either nor has all the answers. They do plenty right but they also have sh...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pilot arrested at MAN believed to be over alcohol lmit
Replies: 60
Views: 7723

Re: AA pilot arrested at MAN believed to be over alcohol lmit

This is what happens when there are no consequences for your actions. He will get a paid trip to rehab for a few weeks and then right back on the line. Aren't unions great? Unions are great. And this is one of the functions ... to address a disease like alcoholism, (and cancer and heart disease, et...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

lol I forgot about that part, yeah they are using the same playbook with the gate agents now. $30 a month on union dues are better spent on a manicure, not a legal union contract that protects their jobs and advocates for fair compensation and profit sharing. wozers Everyone forgets that a corporat...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations
Replies: 72
Views: 5029

Re: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations

I'm aware of a recent incident involving a large airplane which passed all preflight checks and tests and taxied for takeoff without incident. The takeoff roll was uneventful, and moments after takeoff, the flight entered the clouds. The departure occurred at a high altitude airport, in a very moun...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations
Replies: 72
Views: 5029

Re: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations

Not to mention probably 800 single pilot fighters flying around North America Notice that's why I specified passenger aircraft... We have had two highly experienced airline pilots weigh in and both said they would not take a Citation jet or similar up on their own. Yours isn't the only opinion and ...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations
Replies: 72
Views: 5029

Re: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations

Are you aware of a single pilot airplane with autoland capability? Are you aware of an autopilot that has the capability or judgement to divert, program itself, and perform an autoland? Are you aware of single-pilot aircraft with "remote control" capability? Yes as it was part of my unive...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations
Replies: 72
Views: 5029

Re: Single Pilot Passenger Jet Operations

Why is this permitted? I cannot understand why the FAA would allow a multi-passenger jet like the CJ4. Furthermore, I can't believe any of those passengers would be ok climbing on a jet with just one pilot. We have seen too many examples of an airline pilot being incapacitated or falling over dead ...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

You can try to minimize B6's failures by comparing it to other failures but minimizing the problem as an industry norm is not helpful. Instead, maybe employees should demand the board and shareholders to take action to dump the current managers and replace them with innovators, thinkers, intellectu...

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by greendot
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

Ask the B6 “president” about Profit Sharing She has a big set to ask workers not to unionize after giving them $100 of $750 million in profits The problem is Johanna Gerrity. She's a lawyer and not even a good one. She's never really done anything innovative which is why the only thing she can do i...

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by greendot
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6281

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Not really relevant. There are those participating here who have such qualifications and experience and decades on the line flying (myself, for example), plus a very long history in maintenance, inspection, safety, etc, who have dealt with this topic and other associated subjects for a long, long t...

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by greendot
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

Imagine if someone like Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos or Steve Jobs were in charge of B6. Do you think they would run B6 the same way? You mean David Neeleman? Only the most successful serial airline startup founder. Most people can only do it once, this guy has done it three times and going for a fourth...

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by greendot
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

I posted this on another B6 thread but find it appropriate here as well. Wow whiners out in full effect. We get it. Management at B6 has issues starting from the top. AA has the same issues with Doug Parker. It happens. But your attitudes and moral have a huge effect on your operations wether you s...

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by greendot
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 27807

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

I posted this on another B6 thread but find it appropriate here as well. Wow whiners out in full effect. We get it. Management at B6 has issues starting from the top. AA has the same issues with Doug Parker. It happens. But your attitudes and moral have a huge effect on your operations wether you s...

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by greendot
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6281

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Then, the air usually will pass through a water separator coalescer or the sock. The sock retains the dirt and oil from the engine bleed air to keep the cabin air cleaner. The coalescer is not a proper filter. It is just a piece of cloth. Its function is to collect condensed water, not to filter th...

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by greendot
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6281

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Whale, I'm highly educated in science, with multiple degrees in science. I also studied this problem while in the USAF, which I assure you spends more money on these things than any cargo outfit. I also fly big airplanes like you might. The difference is that I can intelligently read scientific lit...

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by greendot
Tue Jan 08, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6281

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Come on guys. Everyone knows that in that state of California, anything that is matter or energy is a carcinogen or has the potential of causing birth defects even if there is no proof of that. Even looking at an oil streak from the vent of an engine has the potential of causing cancer or birth def...

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by greendot
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6281

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

The APU is rarely, if ever, run in flight. The scent is not the same as "fumes" and aerotoxic syndrome, nor is overservice a standard, common thing, nor something that becomes an issue enroute on flights, and in most aircraft, there's no path from hydraulics to pneumatics. But it is run o...

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by greendot
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6281

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Yes a fume can be anything. But there are ovens that could stink on all aircraft. Yet these fume events seem to happen more often on A320 series aircraft. That's all I wanted to show with this screenshot. And yet, you didn't. Yes I did read many of them. Out of curiosity though, not to fight a war ...

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by greendot
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did American Airlines go with 707 over DC-8?
Replies: 111
Views: 18620

Re: Why did American Airlines go with 707 over DC-8?

While you’re correct that most of USAF’s 707-based airframes (E-3, E-8, and the Navy’s E-8) were purchased directly from Boeing (some as late as 1992), if I recall correctly, Uncle Sam purchased a good chunk of the US-registered 707 fleet in the early 80’s as a spare parts source for the KC-135 fle...

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