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by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: FAO Messi of Aeroengineering
Replies: 58
Views: 349

Re: FAO Messi of Aeroengineering

... The relatively good outcome of UAL was a great achievement...but it was NOT thanks to the 30000 hours TT of experience of Captain Haynes. That is an extremely bold statement. (Yes there are deletions, but neither the meaning nor the context are changed). Folks are faced with a barely controllab...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: FAO: J
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: FAO: J

Google is your friend
by Rabbi O'Genius
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Cabin Pressure
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Cabin Pressure

Monchavo, are you familiar with this Radio 4 sitcom?

Cabin Pressure

Living outside the UK, I've missed this completely - It sounds brilliant.
by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Karaoke
Replies: 22
Views: 314

Re: Karaoke

My worst vacation memory is father and son raping everything Sinatra at Dos Palmas resort in Palawan.
Theyr'e a funny lot the Filipinos - half of them sing like angels and they know it, and the other half happily and unwittingly howl like banshees.
by Rabbi O'Genius
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ludicrous livery
Replies: 24
Views: 518

Re: Ludicrous livery

I snapped this one in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur a few years back.
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I believe that "diving" is the word they had intended to use.
by Rabbi O'Genius
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Karaoke
Replies: 22
Views: 314

Re: Karaoke

Barely two days ago, in the land of Videoke (The Philippines): It's still rock and roll to me - Billy Joel
by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed May 30, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Karaoke
Replies: 22
Views: 314

Re: Karaoke

Highway Star - Deep Purple
by Rabbi O'Genius
Fri May 25, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Karaoke
Replies: 22
Views: 314

Re: Karaoke

Still loving you - Scorpions
by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu May 24, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Malaysia 777 Shot down over Ukraine
Replies: 18
Views: 2040

Re: Malaysia 777 Shot down over Ukraine

MH17 missile owned by Russian brigade, investigators say
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44235402
by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed May 23, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Any Landing....
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Any Landing....

by Rabbi O'Genius
Tue May 22, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ludicrous livery
Replies: 24
Views: 518

Re: Ludicrous livery

How do you know it is Not_the right word if you didn't visiteded the room in question? :mrgreen: Indeed; which is perhaps why a rigorous examination of my post will reveal that I cunningly made No_Such affirmation. ;) Stormy Daniels' lawyer gives a great lesson in "how to appear to call Trump an id...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Mon May 21, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ludicrous livery
Replies: 24
Views: 518

Re: Ludicrous livery

Just before boarding the Nok Air flight, I managed to resist the temptation to visit this lounge at HDY
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If spell-checker doesn't underline it, it must be the right word...... :roll:
by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu May 17, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ludicrous livery
Replies: 24
Views: 518

Re: Ludicrous livery

The view from the terminal at DMK early this morning
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by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed May 16, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Airbus sucks too
Replies: 12
Views: 400

Re: Airbus sucks too

...the difference between sucking and blowing....
You could always ask a hostie whether she knows the difference.....
...if you fancy your chances.....
...of a slap in the face. ;)
by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed May 16, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ludicrous livery
Replies: 24
Views: 518

Re: Ludicrous livery

Surprisingly I didn't died, so I don't need to report on how crap it was...... I had what they call a "premium" seat, but then so did the two fat guys on either side of me. :roll: .....and they were both convinced that the armrests were included in the price they'd paid. Still, all the transparent s...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed May 16, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ludicrous livery
Replies: 24
Views: 518

Ludicrous livery

For the first time, I'll be on a NOK Air flight (DD7113, HDY to DMK) in a few hours time.
They do have a rather striking livery.....
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As usual, If I do died, I will endeavour to post a full report.
by Rabbi O'Genius
Tue May 15, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Airbus sucks too
Replies: 12
Views: 400

Re: Airbus sucks too

.....hopefully you aren't 90 with heart issues....
I'm 61. (though I used to be a lot younger)
Does high blood pressure count?
by Rabbi O'Genius
Tue May 15, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Airbus sucks too
Replies: 12
Views: 400

Airbus sucks too

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-44121377

Breakfast or not, I always thought that the sudden plunging needed to be to 10,000 ft.........
by Rabbi O'Genius
Sun May 06, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Sod Skegness - Savour Sidmouth
Replies: 0
Views: 160

Sod Skegness - Savour Sidmouth

Actually, the pilot here seems to have done a remarkable job, as the beach in question is not the preferred flat and horizontal hard-packed sand...... http://www.sidmouthherald.co.uk/news/photos-plane-makes-emergency-landing-on-jacob-s-ladder-beach-sidmouth-1-5506660 ......and the decision to disman...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Those Wacky Canadian Pilots
Replies: 7
Views: 743

Re: Those Wacky Canadian Pilots

Air Transat Pilots Pulled From Jet and Arrested on Suspicion of Being Drunk Excerpt: ...passengers on a flight to Toronto from Glasgow could be forgiven for being upset Monday morning after police officers hauled two pilots from the cockpit of their plane, an Airbus A330, on suspicion of being unde...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Southwest engine went boom
Replies: 36
Views: 1059

Re: Southwest engine went boom

FAA Directive issued to inspect 681 CFM56-7B engines in the next 20 days.

https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=90125
by Rabbi O'Genius
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Southwest engine went boom
Replies: 36
Views: 1059

Re: Here vs. There.

....... maybe they wanted to avoid Vunknownbutfastspeedwherebustedcrapgetsrippedoff
Indeed
The relatively low risk of asphyxiating a few, Vs. The undetermined risk of cremating the full complement.
by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: What am I missing? A big IL 76
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: What am I missing? A big IL 76

So I see in Wiki, that a wing caught on fire before it went down...reasonably accurate? Well, if a witness recalls seeing it, it must be true. :roll: I have no Idea what the multiple contributing factors to this accident were. However, it seems to me that the degree of improvisation involved in squ...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: What am I missing? A big IL 76
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: What am I missing? A big IL 76

Ilooked in this forum and in the military one and couldn't find a thread about the IL 76 that crashed in Algeria on April 11th. 257 casualties. What am I missing? Ok Peminu, I'll give it a shot. 247 pax and 10 crew in a plane designed to carry 125-140 troops and 5 crew - I think we could be on to s...
by Rabbi O'Genius
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Southwest engine went boom
Replies: 36
Views: 1059

Re: Southwest engine went boom

....... if the passenger in question had paid extra for a window seat. :roll:
They should give discounts to sit in that whole row (or two).
I already have "aisle" as a preference with the travel agents, now I need row exclusions too. ;)

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