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by elaw
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Southwest engine went boom
Replies: 38
Views: 1930

Southwest engine went boom

Seems a Southwest Fokker CRJ-2747 had a little engine boo-boo just now: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/southwest- ... m-updates/
by elaw
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Sorry Boing
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: Sorry Boing

How about this?
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by elaw
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Sorry Boing
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: Sorry Boing

Sorry, not acceptable, it's backlit. :mrgreen:
by elaw
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Sorry Boing
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: Sorry Boing

If it's not Lockheed, I'm not going.
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:mrgreen:
by elaw
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Sorry Boing
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: Sorry Boing

Image ??
by elaw
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Sorry Boing
Replies: 13
Views: 502

Re: Sorry Boing

Plastic airplanes, plastic furniture... what's next, plastic cars?
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:lol:
by elaw
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Fumes kills pilot
Replies: 23
Views: 1299

Re: Fumes kills pilot

Check out the third post in this thread: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=723265
by elaw
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Fumes kills pilot
Replies: 23
Views: 1299

Re: Fumes kills pilot

Yeah I've got no problem with giving the oil all the help it needs to keep the engine happy. Apparently it just needs a little help staying out of the cabin. :?
by elaw
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Fumes kills pilot
Replies: 23
Views: 1299

Re: Fumes kills pilot

the little oil leak was gone by the time the mechanics got to it Or the fact they checked the engine at 30000+/- feet lower altitude may have been a factor... Also I found the mention of decades-earlier research on the effect of oil fumes interesting for one specific reason: jets use synthetic oil,...
by elaw
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

...because cowboy monkey drivers don't understand (or care) how autopilot works.

Hmm, why does this seem familiar?
by elaw
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Best Christmas present ever
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Best Christmas present ever

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeyM74eSyrw

The look on that guy's face after his first flight in a light plane is priceless. :clap:
by elaw
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster
Replies: 12
Views: 791

Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

There will only be autonomous mobility solutions.
Self-driving, flying autonomous mobility solutions!

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by elaw
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Should we tell Evan about this?
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Should we tell Evan about this?

It might make his head explode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQSDZOZ0cJ0 :lol:
by elaw
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Important site policy question
Replies: 2
Views: 380

Important site policy question

by elaw
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I'm not entirely sure what this is...
Replies: 2
Views: 294

I'm not entirely sure what this is...

...but I'm pretty sure it belongs here: http://www.clickhole.com/clickventure/y ... at-6169#1,

:? :mrgreen:
by elaw
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Are these flight attendants?
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Are these flight attendants?

Well, you know, in aviation there are a lot of strict rules that must be followed. For safety reasons, of course. :lol:
by elaw
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Are these flight attendants?
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Are these flight attendants?

These are stewardesses.

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And that is an airplane.
by elaw
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Are these flight attendants?
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Are these flight attendants?

Would that they were! 8-) Interesting note of no importance whatsoever: Abba's "Dancing queen" was the first .mp3 file I ever listened to. It changed my life. Not the song itself which I'd heard 1000 times before, but the fact that sound like that could be gotten from a file with a "manageable" size...
by elaw
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Interesting day for flying in Bahston
Replies: 1
Views: 303

Interesting day for flying in Bahston

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/03/02/updates-winds-are-howling-and-the-water-is-rising-as-noreaster-bears-down/?utm_term=.00e1bb1dcb37 Nasty weather, not many flights into and out of our friendly local airport but there are a few: Capture.PNG METAR KBOS 022054Z 020...
by elaw
Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.
Replies: 21
Views: 1944

Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

No I meant the opposite: Fedex' and UPS' pricing is straightforward and doesn't change based on who you ask or if you wait 10 minutes. Like it does with the pax airlines. :roll:
by elaw
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.
Replies: 21
Views: 1944

Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

Imagine that - running an air-transport-for-hire operation without monkeying with pricing to the point where absolutely nobody can comprehend it. What a weird concept! :roll:
by elaw
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.
Replies: 21
Views: 1944

Re: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

I... am considering starting a twitter campaign.
Be careful, you might accidentally get elected President.
by elaw
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine surge OMG WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE
Replies: 19
Views: 1717

Re: Engine surge OMG WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE

When banging on airplanes was commonplace? :mrgreen:
by elaw
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Engine surge OMG WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE
Replies: 19
Views: 1717

Re: Flight Report Bragging Hijack

Stuff I'm more proud of: (snip) Oh stop it! :mrgreen: I've flown on a bunch of different types, most of which weren't very memorable. A few that were: 727 - comfy cozy and quiet (on the inside) DeHavilland Dash 7 - 4500 horsepowers with a small wing and fuselage attached :clap: Cessna 404 - definit...

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