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26th Jun 2022, 22:07
Replies: 212
Views: 92,283
Posted By finfly1

To be thoroughly depressed, check out book called...

To be thoroughly depressed, check out book called "Flying Blind" by Peter Robison. It seems very well researched and non-impassioned.

One of the more memorable parts described Boeing lawyers...
Forum: North America
4th Jun 2021, 00:34
Replies: 25
Views: 6,730
Posted By finfly1

Buying planes without FAA approval to fly them...

Buying planes without FAA approval to fly them seems backwards.

Or is Boeing building them?
22nd Feb 2021, 03:21
Replies: 285
Views: 221,853
Posted By finfly1

Loaded with enough fuel to reach Hawaii, and...

Loaded with enough fuel to reach Hawaii, and returning only minutes after departure, why was fuel dumping never mentioned or involved?
8th Feb 2021, 02:43
Replies: 278
Views: 49,715
Posted By finfly1

I was wondering why nobody had mentioned an...

I was wondering why nobody had mentioned an aircraft with such a totally distinctive sound. Around 1955, I used to tear out of my home with my 8x30 binoculars to watch as they passed overhead....
27th Oct 2020, 21:28
Replies: 113
Views: 43,687
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, 19:46
Replies: 113
Views: 43,687
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: ATC Issues
27th May 2020, 19:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,672
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, 18:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,672
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, 16:14
Replies: 2
Views: 758
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, 00:23
Replies: 152
Views: 74,750
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...
5th Apr 2020, 20:28
Replies: 1
Views: 2,161
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...
2nd Oct 2019, 18:48
Replies: 349
Views: 433,438
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...
15th Jun 2019, 20:40
Replies: 49
Views: 57,505
Posted By finfly1

Thank you both. Appreciate it.

Thank you both. Appreciate it.
15th Jun 2019, 20:18
Replies: 49
Views: 57,505
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...
13th Mar 2019, 18:15
Replies: 16
Views: 7,362
Posted By finfly1

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

Yup. The thread title is absolutely wrong. On purpose??
28th Dec 2018, 17:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,980
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...
13th Nov 2018, 15:19
Replies: 45
Views: 26,962
Posted By finfly1

Do you have a source for that?Save precious time...

Do you have a source for that?Save precious time - know and respond quickly to the warning signs of stroke:

Most of us have headaches or clumsy spells now and then. But the symptoms of stroke will...
20th Oct 2018, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,263
Posted By finfly1

Twice now, my laptop has begun audio ads before I...

Twice now, my laptop has begun audio ads before I even selected a forum. If this is the new normal, I will visit much less often. It is extremely annoying.
23rd Aug 2018, 16:14
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By finfly1

Thank you VERY much for the information.

Thank you VERY much for the information.
23rd Aug 2018, 01:47
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By finfly1

VPN for router

Any information about connecting the home router to a VPN would be appreciated. The "G" step would be next.
17th Aug 2018, 19:11
Replies: 32
Views: 25,448
Posted By finfly1

Thing is, we don't know from the article whether...

Thing is, we don't know from the article whether this was the first time this happened, or the tenth.

Enabling alcoholics to continue to 'function' is a whole lot less a good idea up front of a...
Forum: North America
21st Jul 2018, 17:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By finfly1

C 47 Crash, Texas

Plane crashes at Burnet Municipal Airport - Story | KTBC (http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/plane-crashes-at-burnet-municipal-airport)
30th Jun 2018, 22:33
Replies: 13
Views: 2,373
Posted By finfly1

Part of the problem (which I share) is that ...

Part of the problem (which I share) is that companies (Skype, yahoo, youtube and many others) keep being bought by other companies with other passwords and megabits of "terms and conditions" which...
13th May 2018, 20:06
Replies: 19
Views: 6,469
Posted By finfly1

Very fair points. I will concede that my remarks...

Very fair points. I will concede that my remarks were mostly a result of veritable deluge of similar stories coming from all over the country seemingly unendingly. My remarks should have been...
13th May 2018, 17:06
Replies: 19
Views: 6,469
Posted By finfly1

Judging from the comments both here, and on other...

Judging from the comments both here, and on other websites where so-called "news" stories allow readers to comment, it is apparent that a great many people have latched onto the idea that...
28th Apr 2018, 01:32
Replies: 141
Views: 31,875
Posted By finfly1

Enormously disappointed in this comment Svhar. It...

Enormously disappointed in this comment Svhar. It is totally unwarranted and, I would have thought, quite unworthy of you.
23rd Apr 2018, 02:08
Replies: 141
Views: 31,875
Posted By finfly1

In the US recently, we seem to have spawned a...

In the US recently, we seem to have spawned a fairly large cohort of folks who truly do NOT believe that 'rules' actually apply to THEM.

The repercussions and ramifications of said belief can be...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Feb 2018, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 3,730
Posted By finfly1

And neither source bothered to report the type of...

And neither source bothered to report the type of helicopter.
14th Jan 2018, 16:04
Replies: 236
Views: 249,899
Posted By finfly1

Any videos of the actual evacuation itself would...

Any videos of the actual evacuation itself would be interesting, as it looks "challenging".

Again as I watch the video, I wonder why they don't turn off their strobes and emergency flashers once...
Forum: North America
19th Dec 2017, 14:08
Replies: 21
Views: 7,454
Posted By finfly1

The party responsible for the accident paid the...

The party responsible for the accident paid the cemetery.

And also paid the pilot.

Over thirty years ago.
Forum: North America
18th Dec 2017, 01:10
Replies: 21
Views: 7,454
Posted By finfly1

So in a situation like this, tens of thousands of...

So in a situation like this, tens of thousands of people have their travel plans trashed, unable to get luggage, use bathrooms which have electronic flushes, likely not able to get much good phone or...
7th Dec 2017, 17:44
Replies: 21
Views: 7,133
Posted By finfly1

Churchill, iirc, was an alternate landing site...

Churchill, iirc, was an alternate landing site for the US space shuttle.
22nd Jun 2017, 19:17
Replies: 392
Views: 210,674
Posted By finfly1

Malta huh? Did the delegates stow their laptops...

Malta huh? Did the delegates stow their laptops in the below decks baggage area then, or carry them on board?
15th Feb 2017, 18:09
Replies: 16
Views: 9,789
Posted By finfly1

Tail number N709PS. Reportedly five prior...

Tail number N709PS. Reportedly five prior incidents at KCLT involving deer strikes. Damage appeared to be on starboard forward slat, fairly close to the fuselage.

Personally have flown that...
15th Jan 2017, 17:27
Replies: 21
Views: 7,499
Posted By finfly1

Predictably, some bird advocate has opined that...

Predictably, some bird advocate has opined that there must be a "better solution to the problem". None offered, unsurprisingly.
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