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by monchavo
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: ad.info logo 2019 - submissions open!
Replies: 5
Views: 304

Re: ad.info logo 2019 - submissions open!

Anyone?
by monchavo
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Air France jet missing
Replies: 746
Views: 77373

AF - New Documentary

A documentary about the search for AF 477 has been released. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/30/unseen-footage-of-underwater-air-france-af447-search-to-air-10-years-after-crash I watched it yesterday, it's less than an hour (appears made for TV). Not sure if the director has sold it to an...
by monchavo
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: No one died
Replies: 9
Views: 345

Re: No one died

welcome back @tds
by monchavo
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A business proposition to ADInfo.com
Replies: 12
Views: 395

Re: A business proposition to ADInfo.com

I'd like in on this too. I'm a retired cop and computer geek, so maybe I could be director of computer security. Or maybe I could program the airplanes to not go nose down all by themselves. I have lots of good ideas.
Fabulously groteseque interior!
by monchavo
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Former AD member
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Former AD member

I have no recent memories of Derf posts. Maybe a few posts on jet photos a year or two after the crash. I remember “flight deck”- I think I joined- it was an interesting few months of homelessness and who knows why we landed here. This place has had some rough months in recent years. I guess the in...
by monchavo
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

Chris, welcome back.

Can you share a different link to the photo above? That one is broken. Thanks.

monchavo
by monchavo
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

Distasteful CEO pic "inspecting" the wreckage inside the crater. Awful idea. https://i.redd.it/hoaazi0toal21.jpg Guess he really needed a good photo op. There must be a PR bible that says the CEO of an airline must go to the scene of the crash immediately, which i get on a certain level but there's...
by monchavo
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

Distasteful CEO pic "inspecting" the wreckage inside the crater. Awful idea.

https://i.redd.it/hoaazi0toal21.jpg
by monchavo
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Atlas 767, Houston
Replies: 72
Views: 2176

Re: Atlas 767, Houston

Curious feature that's come out today: very little fuel with the wreckage. Strange, because fuel exhaustion alone shouldn't cause this kind of event. Maybe an uncontained engine failure ripped open the tank and it all vented a few thousand feet up? But you'd need to be phenomenally unlucky for it t...
by monchavo
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Air Canada 777 tail strike
Replies: 10
Views: 484

Re: Air Canada 777 tail strike

- Abnormal conditions
- Lack of experience
- Inadequate supervision

Unfortunate combination
by monchavo
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ottawa bus wreck
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: Ottawa bus wreck

I have often eyed the dedicated roadways that some public transport can use to get from point to point. I've seen them in Canada and Southern California, I am sure there's one in the OC. Oh and: Ottawa has a tonne of these. RIght, but it doesn't appear to have been an issue here - rather- legacy la...
by monchavo
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Flight report Feb 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1947

Re: Flight report Feb 2019

Thanks for your contribution.
by monchavo
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Flight report Feb 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 1947

Re: Flight report Feb 2019

Your recent flying experiences have been traumatic.
by monchavo
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ottawa bus wreck
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: Ottawa bus wreck

The following article includes additional photographs that show the tall bus stuck the overhead canopy causing severe damage to the upper deck. The accident occurred along Ottawa Transit's Transitway (no private vehicles). I've ridden it several times and the busses move along pretty quickly as the...
by monchavo
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Ottawa bus wreck
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: Ottawa bus wreck

I'm trying to understand this one. You have a bus stop designed to kill passengers in double deck buses? Per I think I can help here. North America typically has not used double decker buses really ever. The double deckers are a UK phenomenon which are very popular (the norm) in London. The legacy ...
by monchavo
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Drunk 'hooligan' on Russian flight restrained after behaving inappropriately
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Re: Drunk 'hooligan' on Russian flight restrained after behaving inappropriately

This story made it into the UK press, complete with lurid photos of the man, strained with packing tape and what looked like string (!)
by monchavo
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: US Air Plane down in the Hudson River in NYC
Replies: 375
Views: 49476

Re: US Air Plane down in the Hudson River in NYC

Happy 10th Anniversary, Sully.
by monchavo
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: There's piloting, then there's this
Replies: 2
Views: 211

Re: There's piloting, then there's this

great video, thanks for the link, amazing angle and control......... v sweet
by monchavo
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Norwegian exceptionalism
Replies: 298
Views: 38777

Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

eeghh. Not so cool, the poor woman has been kidnapped for two months.
Per needs to be a man and do the right thing.
Bah, she ran away with her lover, hubby closed bank account, hence "kidnapping".
Cynical? Moi?
Per
I hope you're right. I note no toes or fingers have appeared in the post.
by monchavo
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Norwegian exceptionalism
Replies: 298
Views: 38777

Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Just release her, Per. You don't need the money. Ransom demanded in suspected kidnapping of Norwegian businessman's wife By Kara Fox and Henrik Pettersson, CNN The wife of a prominent Norwegian businessman is missing in a suspected kidnapping, and her suspected captors have demanded a ransom for he...
by monchavo
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Annual squid roundup 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Annual squid roundup 2019

You Guys still in 2018?
You should see 2019, its wild here!

I'm looking forward to opening a festive can of dog food amongst the ruins...
We're approaching 18 months by the way........
by monchavo
Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Annual squid roundup 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 600

Re: Annual squid roundup 2019

My 2018 is complete. Or should that be my 2019.
by monchavo
Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: ad.info is under attack again
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Re: ad.info is under attack again

Thank you for your faithful administration of this forum. However, I can't help noticing the following communication earlier this week. I also note the friendly tone of our Moderator and of Mr. Snappy. Coincidence? You Decide! by monchavo Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:09 pm wake up, you cunt! Wed Dec 19, 2018...
by monchavo
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: ad.info is under attack again
Replies: 3
Views: 698

ad.info is under attack again

Team, unfortunately we are once again under attack from spammers. I have taken remedial action to minimise impact, however there have been over 100 bogus accounts registered - 70 in the last 24h alone.

I remain, as ever, your faithful administrator.

monchavo
by monchavo
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax
Replies: 17
Views: 1006

Re: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax

The sound of the digger arm as it crushes the skin of the aircraft is both satisfying and unpleasant. It's very much like the sound of the crushing of many aluminium cans (surprising that...)

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