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6th Sep 2016, 20:49
Replies: 7
Views: 9,851
Posted By TrakBall

I think it's safe to say the BA is NOT the...

I think it's safe to say the BA is NOT the World's Favorite IT Airline!
18th Jul 2016, 14:54
Replies: 38
Views: 9,142
Posted By TrakBall

Since you're getting P8s, may I suggest a few...

Since you're getting P8s, may I suggest a few Boeing BBJs as well?

TB
10th May 2016, 21:20
Replies: 13
Views: 3,779
Posted By TrakBall

KenV, You really want to admit you owned a...

KenV,

You really want to admit you owned a 1981 Ford Granada?

TB
14th Mar 2016, 17:40
Replies: 4
Views: 4,046
Posted By TrakBall

Ewan, You forgot the bus load of nuns,...

Ewan,

You forgot the bus load of nuns, platoon of Blue Badge holders and that's not a Hercules, it's a Chinook. ;-)

TB
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2015, 00:40
Replies: 32
Views: 11,818
Posted By TrakBall

Sikorsky Future

News today that Sikorsky will be sold or spun off from United Technologies in the near future.

United Technologies to separate Sikorsky via sale or spinoff - MarketWatch...
24th May 2015, 22:18
Replies: 74
Views: 13,055
Posted By TrakBall

Today, making that nappy request might be...

Today, making that nappy request might be considered extortion or a terroristic threat. After all, if the parents don't get them, then the passengers end up with hours and hours of baby poo smell. ...
23rd May 2015, 14:40
Replies: 0
Views: 2,166
Posted By TrakBall

Private Harrier Squadron

Nice story about a Yank who loves Harriers and has the money to indulge his passion. You might want to check to see if he'll rent them back to you for your carrier - at least until those F35s...
10th May 2015, 21:15
Replies: 18
Views: 3,768
Posted By TrakBall

There are so many variables in this scenario that...

There are so many variables in this scenario that it's hard to know what went into the decision making process. However, I think the bigger question is would you trust an airline that did not divert...
Forum: North America
4th May 2015, 22:26
Replies: 21
Views: 8,227
Posted By TrakBall

Some perspective. It was a glitch with a map...

Some perspective.

It was a glitch with a map not being replaced properly during an upgrade of the software. Total disruptions (no cancellations) were 54 over two days. During same that two day...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2015, 22:50
Replies: 59
Views: 9,587
Posted By TrakBall

ThreeThreeMike - "I wake up, think about the...

ThreeThreeMike -

"I wake up, think about the dedication of the crew, and pray the person they are transporting is not seriously injured or ill."

Exactly right!

TB
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2015, 04:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,696
Posted By TrakBall

Police Helicopter Bird Strike

The Dallas Police helicopter had a severe bird strike but other then minor injuries, except for the bird, all safe.

Dallas police chopper lands safely after bird strike (http://goo.gl/ynvJyL)
...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2015, 02:20
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,258,490
Posted By TrakBall

Love how they appear to be trying to paint out...

Love how they appear to be trying to paint out the name...as if we don't already know.

TB
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2015, 20:43
Replies: 62
Views: 25,167
Posted By TrakBall

There really is no substitute for experience on...

There really is no substitute for experience on the part of the pilot. I'm a videographer and enthusiastic amateur but I'm not crazy and always defer to the pilot.

I got to shoot aerials of New...
21st Feb 2015, 19:05
Replies: 170
Views: 43,759
Posted By TrakBall

OK, it's a slow Saturday and this is a little off...

OK, it's a slow Saturday and this is a little off topic but here goes.

The next time the Bears come calling, why not do the intercept with a B2 and a specialized camera aircraft to get good photos...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2015, 17:04
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,258,490
Posted By TrakBall

I think the answer to that is Vertical Freedom!

I think the answer to that is Vertical Freedom!
7th Feb 2015, 15:27
Replies: 38
Views: 10,176
Posted By TrakBall

HH - do you really want us back? TB

HH - do you really want us back?

TB
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Dec 2014, 19:19
Replies: 3
Views: 2,882
Posted By TrakBall

Cabinsafe, This seems to be an exercise of...

Cabinsafe,

This seems to be an exercise of an app for app's sake. I seriously doubt this can ever be implemented since by regulation, all passengers must be able to view an emergency safety...
15th Oct 2014, 17:23
Replies: 0
Views: 1,688
Posted By TrakBall

Flexjet Announces Gulfstream Buy

From the Dallas Morning News.

"Dallas-based Flexjet announced Tuesday it signed a deal with Gulfstream Aerospace to buy up to 50 Gulfstream jets for Flexjet’s fractional jet program.

The deal...
1st Oct 2014, 02:05
Replies: 66
Views: 24,727
Posted By TrakBall

Darn that makes me feel old. Still one of my all...

Darn that makes me feel old. Still one of my all time favorite planes. I have a lovely model of XR-222.

TB
26th Sep 2014, 21:03
Replies: 40
Views: 10,556
Posted By TrakBall

Interesting that one of the reporters on Shepard...

Interesting that one of the reporters on Shepard Smith's Fox Report is a retired Navy FJ pilot...oh and a female too. I would guess that a few words might have been exchanged in the background.

TB
11th Sep 2014, 16:21
Replies: 42
Views: 6,894
Posted By TrakBall

My Longest Day

Thirteen years ago today was my longest day since I had to set up and manage the American Airlines emergency media facility. My good friends in AA Corporate Communications were in shock and mourning...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2014, 19:53
Replies: 39
Views: 20,668
Posted By TrakBall

I still would not want to be the cameraman in the...

I still would not want to be the cameraman in the foreground with a tail rotor swinging by at about head height.

TB
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Jul 2014, 22:35
Replies: 169
Views: 51,546
Posted By TrakBall

From someone that has been in the business let me...

From someone that has been in the business let me reassure you…there is nothing more unreal than "Reality TV".

TB
11th Jul 2014, 21:10
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,647,725
Posted By TrakBall

Smaller Might Be Better?

An interesting story talking about why the US Navy should adopt a Royal Navy sized aircraft carrier.

Why The US Navy Should Build Smaller Aircraft Carriers...
2nd Apr 2014, 16:25
Replies: 109
Views: 33,364
Posted By TrakBall

No, they are not completely pointless. If I...

No, they are not completely pointless. If I remember correctly I believe the test for the DC-10/MD-11 (can''t remember which) found that the angle of the slide versus the jump the passengers took...
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