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by J
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: New Lufthansa livery!
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: New Lufthansa livery!

Perhaps this less-expensive livery will facilitate making it a white tale when it is shipped to Tarbes.

https://www.aerocontact.com/en/aerospac ... irbus-a380
by J
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Drone regulation in the US
Replies: 7
Views: 1349

Re: Drone regulation in the US

Boeing 737 800Passenger Jet Damaged in Possible Midair Drone Hit Aeromexico plane was approaching Tijuana when it struck the drone. Photographs show a major gouge out of the radome. The article states there have been 6,000 pilot reports of drone sitings and one strike investigated by the NTSB invol...
by J
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax
Replies: 15
Views: 278

Re: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax

I find it disconcerting that one of the most important aspects of this story is being grossly underreported: the fact that a number of lobsters apparently are going to be able to celebrate one more Christmas than they otherwise would have. That is a remarkably perceptive point and shows how badly "...
by J
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax
Replies: 15
Views: 278

Re: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax

For 747 watchers, here are additional details. Crews take apart cargo plane that overshot Halifax runway 17 November With lurid photographs and video. https://signalhfx.ca/crews-take-apart-cargo-plane-that-overshot-halifax-runway/ * * * Halifax airport returns to normal operations in the wake of Boe...
by J
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Flight Report 11/2018
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: Flight Report 11/2018

In this example, the light being on indicates the valve is operating normally.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vIZHulljuE
by J
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 777 Down?
Replies: 129
Views: 18220

Re: 777 Down?

New MH370 debris proves violent and destructive end to Boeing 777 (Article includes photographs of some 777 floor panels.) New debris from MH370 found on Madagascar proves conclusively that the Boeing 777 met a violent end and that it broke apart on impact. Wreck hunter Blaine Gibson and some relat...
by J
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 210
Views: 36316

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Air France will not renew the lease of 5 of its 10 A380's. Excerpt: Former Air France CEO Alexandre de Juniac first announced an A380 refurbishment project in 2014 with plans for new seats to debut on the airplanes in 2017. The project, however, was constantly pushed back since then and the current...
by J
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A330-800neo's only customer cancels order
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: A330-800neo's only customer cancels order

This article discusses Delta's decision to defer 10 A350's and instead get 10 more A330-900's. This excerpt explains Delta's thinking: Translating to 2018-dollars the value seems to have fallen by $100 million while the market value of the 50-unit order has fallen by roughly $800 million to $900 mil...
by J
Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: At First, I thought this was Skegness
Replies: 3
Views: 109

At First, I thought this was Skegness

Team ejected from World Curling Tour event in Alberta for being ‘too drunk’ A curling team skipped by Jamie Koe that featured 2014 Olympic champion Ryan Fry was ejected from an Alberta bonspiel over the weekend for what organizers called unsportsmanlike behaviour resulting from excessive drinking. ...
by J
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 210
Views: 36316

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Here is an article discussing an Emirates A380 being "pummelled" by hail on landing. The approach shows some crosswind and the one comment from someone who must love Curtiss electric propeller prop pitch mechanisms may be of interest: StratoCruizing November 14, 2018 at 4:58 pm A comment from ‘The A...
by J
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax
Replies: 15
Views: 278

Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax

Plane was arriving from Chicago to pick up a load of lobsters for China early Wednesday November 7 when it ran off the runway. Damage includes collapsed nose gear, engines 2 and 3 sheared off and a buckle in the fuselage near the wing. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/halifax-airport-landi...
by J
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Word Association Thread
Replies: 1032
Views: 44905

Re: Word Association Thread

by J
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Word Association Thread
Replies: 1032
Views: 44905

Re: Word Association Thread

Arrow.
Shirt
by J
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing #1
Replies: 12
Views: 1579

Re: Boeing #1

1 Way Boeing Is Absolutely Crushing Airbus Airbus has captured far more aircraft orders than Boeing over the past five years, but it hasn't given the European aerospace company much of an earnings boost. Together, Boeing and Airbus) absolutely dominate the global market for commercial jets. Between...
by J
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 210
Views: 36316

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Of possible Interest. Emirates to buy Rolls Royce powered A380s says Sir Tim Clark. Airbus A380’s future is assured with Emirates very close to signing an order with Rolls-Royce to deliver engines for the 36 additional A380s the Dubai-based carrier ordered in February says the airline’s President Si...
by J
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Douche Bag Passengers
Replies: 58
Views: 5712

Re: Douche Bag Passengers

The hits just keep coming. The article said $5000 of fuel was dumped but what about the cost of the fuel burned on the approximately 2-hour flight, having the plane out of sequence to operate its next flight out of IAD, crew costs, extra crew lodging, a bag of peanuts for the coach passengers, etc. ...
by J
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Welcome back supersean
Replies: 14
Views: 951

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: 1875

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: 1875

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: 298

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: 58
Views: 5712

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: 154

Re: Satisfying

The comments are amusing.

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