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13th Feb 2019, 02:58
Replies: 69
Views: 21,881
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Yes, but almost no. Clipper Victor was brought...

Yes, but almost no. Clipper Victor was brought out to replace the aeroplane originally scheduled to do the run when that one went sick.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2019, 14:27
Replies: 36
Views: 7,911
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Yes, agreed. But the TSA workers, who are...

Yes, agreed. But the TSA workers, who are affected in exactly the same way, earn considerably less than that. Most are still reporting to work. There has been a lot of coverage about airports...
9th Jan 2019, 19:51
Replies: 34
Views: 13,846
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Yes but for a lot of them their fears were...

Yes but for a lot of them their fears were allayed when they were told "we've shut down the right engine." Well yes, they'd shut down the right (hand) engine, but not the right (correct) engine!
7th Jan 2019, 20:48
Replies: 1,180
Views: 668,164
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Brilliant! High power [email protected] beams near aircraft!...

Brilliant! High power [email protected] beams near aircraft! What could possibly go wrong?!
9th Oct 2018, 15:04
Replies: 29
Views: 11,660
Posted By MichaelKPIT

I saw that one! We were watching from the end of...

I saw that one! We were watching from the end of the South Terminal as it headed toward the hill. Scary as heck - we really didn't think it was going to make it!
20th Sep 2018, 19:17
Replies: 45
Views: 8,150
Posted By MichaelKPIT

It was Starbucks. But if you Google "starbucks...

It was Starbucks. But if you Google "starbucks van with door open" and click on the "images" link you'll find a whole bunch of others too!
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19th Sep 2018, 18:10
Replies: 45
Views: 8,150
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Aaaand you beat me! ;-)

Aaaand you beat me! ;-)
19th Sep 2018, 16:55
Replies: 45
Views: 8,150
Posted By MichaelKPIT

D'you mean "site's" and not "sites?" ...

D'you mean "site's" and not "sites?" :ok:
21st Aug 2018, 13:08
Replies: 41
Views: 17,121
Posted By MichaelKPIT

But would it not be better to show your ID? ...

But would it not be better to show your ID? Rather than your gun?
8th Jun 2017, 13:32
Replies: 40
Views: 33,642
Posted By MichaelKPIT

I think 80's is using "right" as in "turning...

I think 80's is using "right" as in "turning directly towards a mountain." They turned left but it was directly towards the mountain.
15th May 2017, 16:12
Replies: 25
Views: 7,942
Posted By MichaelKPIT

As an Englishman living in America (and not a...

As an Englishman living in America (and not a citizen myself) I would wholeheartedly agree with this advice. Your Green Card is only good while you're permanently residing here. It's easy to...
11th May 2017, 16:00
Replies: 48
Views: 21,961
Posted By MichaelKPIT

In 2000 I was working as Cabin Crew for...

In 2000 I was working as Cabin Crew for USAirways. We'd just done an overnight PIT/FRA and it was a long crew bus ride to the layover hotel. There was this discussion where we went round every crew...
5th May 2017, 13:33
Replies: 30
Views: 4,257
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Maybe someone with more recent knowledge on the...

Maybe someone with more recent knowledge on the subject could refresh my memory here. (I worked in BA reservations for a number of years many many years ago.) A child is considered an infant up...
4th May 2017, 14:07
Replies: 30
Views: 4,257
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Well let's be careful here. The family HAD...

Well let's be careful here. The family HAD purchased the seat, yes, but they'd purchased it for their 18yr old son, who had since traveled on another flight, and they assumed they could use his seat...
15th Dec 2016, 18:26
Replies: 5
Views: 3,498
Posted By MichaelKPIT

"Wouldn't it be best to wait until the runways...

"Wouldn't it be best to wait until the runways lights are working again?"

Literally laughing out loud at that!
14th Dec 2016, 13:46
Replies: 12
Views: 10,153
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Following up on that - I should probably also say...

Following up on that - I should probably also say that when it's used as an emergency exit, i.e. when the door is armed, the tailcone gets jettisoned and an inflatable slide comes out. Part of the...
14th Dec 2016, 13:38
Replies: 12
Views: 10,153
Posted By MichaelKPIT

"the tailcone seems to be intact in the photo;...

"the tailcone seems to be intact in the photo; these passengers are using airstairs, not an emergency exit, are they not? Please correct me if I'm wrong."

You're right - the tailcone is intact in...
13th Dec 2016, 13:55
Replies: 12
Views: 10,153
Posted By MichaelKPIT

"PS, Do MD's even have slides, being quite close...

"PS, Do MD's even have slides, being quite close to the ground?"

Yes they do. 1L, 1R, 2L and tailcone. And the drill to get the rear jumpseat out of the way, get the tailcone off the aircraft,...
9th May 2016, 18:47
Replies: 9
Views: 8,676
Posted By MichaelKPIT

I've ridden DL's MD-88 and DC9 and you certainly...

I've ridden DL's MD-88 and DC9 and you certainly would have been able to on those. I can't confirm the 717 but from this image my guess is that you would also be able to: Photo: N974AT (CN: 55034)...
8th Feb 2016, 14:09
Replies: 15
Views: 8,446
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Harrison Bergeron was intended as a warning, not...

Harrison Bergeron was intended as a warning, not as a role model.
3rd Feb 2016, 13:24
Replies: 11
Views: 8,258
Posted By MichaelKPIT

It was probably an "emotional support animal." ...

It was probably an "emotional support animal." They even allow turkeys on board!

http://i.imgur.com/7hMsbW1l.jpg
2nd Feb 2016, 20:07
Replies: 11
Views: 10,774
Posted By MichaelKPIT

So? That's his car. He has a car commensurate...

So? That's his car. He has a car commensurate with the lifestyle his salary affords him. What's he supposed to do? "I've had a plane crash - better downgrade the car!"
28th Jan 2016, 15:39
Replies: 10
Views: 6,861
Posted By MichaelKPIT

You mean Concorde?

You mean Concorde?
5th Aug 2015, 13:48
Replies: 15
Views: 4,572
Posted By MichaelKPIT

"Sadly very few of these courageous young men...

"Sadly very few of these courageous young men left to tell their tale."

Yes, and equally sad that so few are willing to listen to them.
Forum: North America
1st May 2015, 19:40
Replies: 13
Views: 5,032
Posted By MichaelKPIT

Thank you again. Yes, she actually already has...

Thank you again. Yes, she actually already has that pilots handbook of aeronautical knowledge!
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