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27th Oct 2020, 22:28
Replies: 103
Views: 28,662
Posted By finfly1

The point is the disconnect between expressing a...

The point is the disconnect between expressing a figure to two decimal points following the word ABOUT.
25th Oct 2020, 20:46
Replies: 103
Views: 28,662
Posted By finfly1

" about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers)" That is...

" about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers)"

That is just silly. Does anybody actually LOOK at their press releases before they are published?
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 20:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By finfly1

In the world we live in today, she will likely...

In the world we live in today, she will likely end up with millions of pounds and her own television show.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2020, 00:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By finfly1

His unfiltered wit and intelligence made his...

His unfiltered wit and intelligence made his posts "must-reads" for me for many years, under his several user names. VERY glad we had a chance to interact via email for awhile before the end.
Forum: ATC Issues
27th May 2020, 20:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By finfly1

Reminds me of another 150 story I heard...

Reminds me of another 150 story I heard personally. Late hot summer afternoon around three PM and a tired but heavily loaded C-150 was enroute to Atlantic City with clearance to climb through what...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th May 2020, 19:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By finfly1

A little help from Ground Control, please

A controller friend told me a story once which I want to write down, but need technical assistance from a controller familiar with General Aviation ops at KJFK.

The story was, approaching shift...
21st Apr 2020, 17:14
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By finfly1

Can g--gle do this?

The answer, irrespective of the actual specifics of my question is turning into an almost terrifying ‘yes’.

Opinion- I have watched g change from a fantastically useful tool to a grotesque,...
19th Apr 2020, 01:23
Replies: 152
Views: 70,303
Posted By finfly1

Nobody seems to have picked up on his "oh by the...

Nobody seems to have picked up on his "oh by the way killed millions of people". It may, but it hasn't. Just over a tenth that many. Someone may not know the difference between 'killed' and...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2020, 21:50
Replies: 43
Views: 4,370
Posted By finfly1

In what specific way were you prevented from...

In what specific way were you prevented from performing your solo flight? [I ask because of loud and frequent similar complaining from a Texan who cannot take his boat, solo, onto a nearby lake]. Are...
5th Apr 2020, 21:28
Replies: 1
Views: 2,058
Posted By finfly1

Social Distancing on American Airlines

the Drudge Report has an article claiming that on at least one AA flight, the total passenger load, eleven, were made to sit in the last three rows rather than spread out for the social distancing...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2020, 22:36
Replies: 58
Views: 5,433
Posted By finfly1

NCL is asking for $21 a night for an inside cabin...

NCL is asking for $21 a night for an inside cabin on a 15 day transatlantic crossing. Even a suite on same cruise is priced at less than $80 per night.

Sadly, the destination is Rome, and frankly...
2nd Oct 2019, 19:48
Replies: 310
Views: 389,355
Posted By finfly1

[,First, thanks to those who posted ATC links. ...

[,First, thanks to those who posted ATC links.

Great respect for the approach controller with 4 or 5 jet inbounds and a joyriding 'Stang all over the air. Solid, respectable job, though I can see...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2019, 17:27
Replies: 14
Views: 3,008
Posted By finfly1

One of the advantages of being your age in the...

One of the advantages of being your age in the US, is that laws prevent banks from even mentioning the fact that when you have paid off the loan they just approved, you will be 97 years old.
15th Jun 2019, 21:40
Replies: 49
Views: 52,336
Posted By finfly1

Thank you both. Appreciate it.

Thank you both. Appreciate it.
15th Jun 2019, 21:18
Replies: 49
Views: 52,336
Posted By finfly1

Aircraft damage in report described as...

Aircraft damage in report described as "substantial". I wonder if that word means what they think it means.
And perhaps some learned person can explain why the entire airport needs to be closed...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th May 2019, 23:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By finfly1

If he was not the funniest man ever on US tv, he...

If he was not the funniest man ever on US tv, he was surely in the top five. Those who do not know him should look for his dentist sketch, where he stabs himself with novacaine.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th May 2019, 23:03
Replies: 31
Views: 5,131
Posted By finfly1

Love [em, but would never want to own one, for...

Love [em, but would never want to own one, for the reasons listed above.

Nothing in my experience quite matches our half golden retrievers.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 16:07
Replies: 66
Views: 7,770
Posted By finfly1

Machu Picu & Galapagos Islands.

Machu Picu & Galapagos Islands.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 18:42
Replies: 12,847
Views: 1,864,271
Posted By finfly1

Thank you Wholigan as well, from one who read the...

Thank you Wholigan as well, from one who read the thread from day one (June 5, 2003) and archived several early editions when it could be done with the single click of a mouse.

I have estimated...
13th Mar 2019, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 7,171
Posted By finfly1

Yup. The thread title is absolutely wrong. On...

Yup. The thread title is absolutely wrong. On purpose??
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Mar 2019, 16:10
Replies: 12,847
Views: 1,864,271
Posted By finfly1

Sure doesn't feel like 5760 days ago that I read...

Sure doesn't feel like 5760 days ago that I read the first entry. I have never experienced a longer running (nor more entertaining) thread anywhere on the net. I suspect, including the spinoff one...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Mar 2019, 21:25
Replies: 25
Views: 2,778
Posted By finfly1

Couple of unsolicited suggestions [sort of the...

Couple of unsolicited suggestions [sort of the specialty of this part of the www].

First suggestion is anyone here whose opinion of the thread author is anything less than pure neutral. Suggest...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2019, 21:03
Replies: 12,847
Views: 1,864,271
Posted By finfly1

Me too. It followed my reading of his latest...

Me too. It followed my reading of his latest book, something about blasting bloody doors off something. A decent read and he sounds like someone I'd enjoy meeting.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2019, 23:08
28th Dec 2018, 18:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,653
Posted By finfly1

Certainly a fair question following the dramatic...

Certainly a fair question following the dramatic power outage in NY in Nov 1965, when all inbounds lost localizer, coms, and the entire visual horizon disappeared at once.

It happened again in...
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