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by J
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Welcome back supersean
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Re: Welcome back supersean

As I've said from time to time, "I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy,"
by J
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals
Replies: 28
Views: 1466

Re: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals

Here is a evening talk show host's interpretation of the emotional support squirrel woman.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdvksR2bwHM
by J
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals
Replies: 28
Views: 1466

Re: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals

I'd say charge this emotionally-compromised woman for the 2-hour delay. Can you imagine the law suits if the squirrel bit someone? I once saw a Boeing study that said a flight delay costs $10,000 per hour. (An in-flight shut down costs $500,000) Woman kicked off flight over emotional support squirr...
by J
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK

Now they’re bringing in an ex-TWA Constellation to be a lounge.

https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/ ... ail-lounge
by J
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Douche Bag Passengers
Replies: 56
Views: 5285

Re: Douche Bag Passengers

Drunk Douche Bag Does Pull Ups and Plane Descends and Diverts Flight forced to land at KCI after drunken man wouldn’t stop doing pull-ups October 02, 2018 05:41 PM An “unruly” passenger who forced an unscheduled landing at Kansas City International airport on Monday night was apparently intoxicated...
by J
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Satisfying
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: Satisfying

The comments are amusing.
by J
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: B 737-800 in the water in Micronesia
Replies: 11
Views: 203

Re: B 737-800 in the water in Micronesia

New Avatar for Verbal? The BBC article has multiple high qualify photos.
by J
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Delta 767 Blows its Flight to CDG
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Delta 767 Blows its Flight to CDG

On the FlightAware site you can move the horizontal slider beneath the chart to reenact the flight. There must have been 10 orbits SW of JFK.
by J
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Delta 767 Blows its Flight to CDG
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Delta 767 Blows its Flight to CDG

Delta flight blows tires during emergency landing at JFK airport Without quoting Fox I'll just note that the EWR-CDG Flight 20 diverted to JFK on September 24 after experiencing "hydraulic failure." The plane landed heavy and a couple of main landing gear tires failed. http://www.foxnews.com/travel...
by J
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 777 Down?
Replies: 128
Views: 17692

Re: 777 Down?

Here is an article about a highly speculative "new documentary" on the final minutes of flight. Animation shows the #2 engine flaming out with puffs of smoke. The autopilot supposedly tries to compensate with left rudder. Shortly thereafter #1 fails, the auto pilot shuts off and the plane eventually...
by J
Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Total Livery ailure
Replies: 11
Views: 223

Re: Total Livery ailure

Proper Liveried Cathay Paciic 777 Retired to Prima Air and Space Museum CNN) — It's 24 years old this year, but the Boeing 777 airplane is still going strong -- it's one of the aviation manufacturer's best-selling models and is used by airlines across the world. But, after nearly quarter of a centu...
by J
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: For Per / Ancient Mariner, etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 163

For Per / Ancient Mariner, etc.

Here is your declassified copy of ENGINEER PORT REPAIR SHIP Do you need to reestablish a recently captured port? Do you need to outfit a ship with a machine shop? Use a capsized ship as a support for a temporary bridge? You'll find all here from 1944. Read on line or download to your computer or tab...
by J
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing #1
Replies: 11
Views: 1494

Re: Boeing #1

Boeing Extends Lead On Airbus Sep. 21, 2018 •Boeing logged 99 orders during the month, bringing gross orders to 738. •It delivered 64 orders during the month, bringing year-to-date deliveries to 481 out of 810 targeted. •The book-to-bill ratio remains far above 1. Each year, Boeing and Airbus engag...
by J
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK

I was there last weekend and saw it from the AirTain shuttle. It appears the new structures behind th terminal building are nearly completed but the white roofs of the terminal still look worn out and shabby. They are not seeking a room reservations yet but you can book an event. Must be close to re...
by J
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Bombardier C-Series: the latest problems
Replies: 5
Views: 608

Re: Bombardier C-Series: the latest problems

First Delta A220 (Former Bombardier C Series) Rolls out of Paint Booth (with photos) Plane now moves into final assembly at Mirabel with test flights coming later this fall. The first of Delta's 75 ordered jets will will enter service early in 2019. https://www.ajc.com/business/first-airbus-a220-de...
by J
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 28
Views: 1894

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

PICTURES: Boeing reveals first assembled 777X ahead of static tests Boeing has released its first images of a largely-assembled 777X and disclosed details about the structural testing its static test 777X will soon undergo. The company posted video of its static test 777X and its first flight-test ...
by J
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleared to land?
Replies: 18
Views: 2095

Re: Cleared to land?

NTSB will hold a public meeting on the AC incident on September 25 - these meetings are often available by webcast during the session and for a few weeks after. Federal Register Volume 83, Number 173 (Thursday, September 6, 2018)] [Notices] [Page 45285] From the Federal Register Online via the Gover...
by J
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK
Replies: 4
Views: 170

TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK

Here is an interesting development. The iconic terminal building designed by Saarinen (also designed the Dulles terminal and the St. Louis Arch) will be opening soon. The terminal will be the lobby with the new hotel unobtrusively in the background. https://www.twahotel.com/hotel The building has ap...
by J
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing’s plan for biggest 737 MAX meets with industry doubts
Replies: 15
Views: 2025

Re: Boeing’s plan for biggest 737 MAX meets with industry doubts

Getting back to the 737 Max, here is an article and video about its landing gear designed to accommodate the longer fuselage w/o tail strikes. How Boeing’s engineers redesigned the landing gear to make the 737 MAX 10 fly Excerpt: When Boeing’s customers said they wanted a stretched-out 737 MAX jet, ...
by J
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 207
Views: 35403

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

So the former Singapore A380s, now operated by wet leasing firm HiFly are now operating for Norwegian between Gatwick and JFK. Headline could have read, Airbus Bails out Boeing and Rolls Royce . Used Airbus A380 Bails Out Norwegian Air But Not Everyone Is Happy Norwegian had been using leased Airbu...
by J
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Aer Lingus argues with ATC
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Aer Lingus argues with ATC

With Video “It’s not my first day in New York. It’s not my first day in an aircraft. I did what I had to do. GOOD DAY.” So concluded a tiff between an Aer Lingus pilot caught in a jam and the New York City air traffic controller scolding him for said jam. It’s pretty hilarious. A great tragedy in Ne...
by J
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Major Achievements
Replies: 24
Views: 732

Re: Major Achievements

Guess times are tough... He's just a thrifty engineer. And, of course, with Boeing taking a stake in Embraer, he may have to learn more about Brazilian customs including waxing habits. Boeing Crushes Rival Airbus In This Key Metric; Q2 Deliveries Rise Boeing (BA) is burying rival Airbus (EADSY) on ...
by J
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Major Achievements
Replies: 24
Views: 732

Re: Major Achievements

The repair shop quoted me almost $1500 to replace the secondary air pump and two check valves on my '99 M-B E320, $1200 alone in parts. I thanked them, bought the parts used on ebay for $160, and installed them myself. I will now spend the $1300 I saved on akkevit and fat women. How much would you ...
by J
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: FAO: J
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: FAO: J

Are you Broderick Crawford? While sadly I am not, I always admired his staccato delivery. May I direct your attention to the following: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh29_Fgkfio For those unfamiliar with this law enforcement icon, the following filmed years later provides an homage. https://www.y...
by J
Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 207
Views: 35403

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Hi Fly A380 Arrives in Malta For Repainting Text from the following article cannot be "pasted" but i'll summarize by saying that former Singapore 9VSKC (MSN6 - which I assume means the 6th production A380) will have 12 First Class, 60 Business and 399 Economy-Class Seats. Hi Fly is a wet leasing co...

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