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1st Oct 2021, 16:17
Replies: 81
Views: 9,762
Posted By BRUpax

Good question. I want to start flying again but...

Good question. I want to start flying again but wearing a mask for more than 20 minutes and I feel as if I'm suffocating! Why should fully vaccinated passengers need to wear a mask?
10th Dec 2020, 15:48
Replies: 39
Views: 19,827
Posted By BRUpax

Not a clue what you mean by that. All I'm saying...

Not a clue what you mean by that. All I'm saying is that if a professional airline (as in Australia for example) chooses to operate into an airport without adequate ARFF I reserve the right to make...
10th Dec 2020, 10:27
Replies: 39
Views: 19,827
Posted By BRUpax

As SLF we may have a choice but do we know that...

As SLF we may have a choice but do we know that we have a choice to make? When booking a flight to or from an airport with no ARFF is this fact stated? We (as passengers) can only make a choice if we...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2020, 11:25
Replies: 45
Views: 6,756
Posted By BRUpax

They have not gone under. Just going through the...

They have not gone under. Just going through the process of acquiring protection. Companies under Chapter 11 continue to trade.
30th Mar 2020, 11:24
Replies: 61
Views: 27,743
Posted By BRUpax

I made quite a number of C class flights on KLM...

I made quite a number of C class flights on KLM 747s. The first row window seats (main cabin) were also my favourite seats, but so they were for many other regulars too. So they were not always mine...
25th Mar 2020, 11:22
Replies: 167
Views: 78,625
Posted By BRUpax

I think that once the virus is away (or under...

I think that once the virus is away (or under some sort of control) the airlines which survived will do whatever it takes to get bums back on seats. So, I'm not convinced that this will equate to...
12th Mar 2020, 14:47
Replies: 2,907
Views: 567,943
Posted By BRUpax

racedo, you're just a scaremonger and poor at...

racedo, you're just a scaremonger and poor at spelling to boot!
9th Mar 2020, 18:50
Replies: 2,907
Views: 567,943
Posted By BRUpax

I think some of you scaremongers missed my point,...

I think some of you scaremongers missed my point, but never mind! I'll leave you to your paranoia. By the way, just for the record, I'm in my early 70s, with heart disease and diabetes. I still think...
9th Mar 2020, 12:45
Replies: 2,907
Views: 567,943
Posted By BRUpax

There are over 3,250 deaths per day on the roads...

There are over 3,250 deaths per day on the roads worldwide LTNman. Therefore we should take all vehicles off the roads don't you think?
8th Mar 2020, 17:12
Replies: 2,907
Views: 567,943
Posted By BRUpax

People talk about the mortality rate of the...

People talk about the mortality rate of the epidemic as if it is a grand total. Let's be very clear that it is 3% of those infected. Not all will be infected. Furthermore it should be stressed, yet...
5th Mar 2020, 17:26
Replies: 16
Views: 13,839
Posted By BRUpax

:ok: Fair enough. Just that my source only...

:ok: Fair enough. Just that my source only indicated 2 approaches broken off at LGW with div to STN and a third which did get into LGW.
5th Mar 2020, 17:13
Replies: 16
Views: 13,839
Posted By BRUpax

I don't think that outburst was necessary Flying...

I don't think that outburst was necessary Flying Wild. It was just curiousity by the OP and nothing more. It's not often one sees three (it was only three from what I saw btw) aircraft squawking 7700...
5th Mar 2020, 16:54
Replies: 16
Views: 13,839
Posted By BRUpax

They have all landed now.

They have all landed now.
5th Mar 2020, 16:52
Replies: 28
Views: 19,071
Posted By BRUpax

Four months suspended?!! What sort of deterrent...

Four months suspended?!! What sort of deterrent is that?
2nd Mar 2020, 16:25
Replies: 2,907
Views: 567,943
Posted By BRUpax

There is a great deal of (possibly) unintended...

There is a great deal of (possibly) unintended but nevertheless inaccurate reporting about this virus which is fueling the panic. For sure all form of businesses are going to suffer the consequences,...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2020, 23:31
Replies: 2
Views: 4,035
Posted By BRUpax

LOL It's written as if it's the first time it's...

LOL It's written as if it's the first time it's ever happened. It's in fact not all that unusual and can happen for a number of reasons.
27th Feb 2020, 22:11
Replies: 2,907
Views: 567,943
Posted By BRUpax

"mass death preparedness" Have there been...

"mass death preparedness"

Have there been any mass deaths anywhere so far? The worst affected to date is China. As I write this the count (of deaths) is 2747. What is the population of China?!
26th Feb 2020, 06:46
Replies: 33
Views: 5,689
Posted By BRUpax

I wonder if you will be saying that in 6 months...

I wonder if you will be saying that in 6 months time ZFT? I think the spread of the virus is still in its infancy.
17th Feb 2020, 06:40
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By BRUpax

Interesting because, I kid you not, my wife feels...

Interesting because, I kid you not, my wife feels a draught on an aeroplane no matter what the type is or the seat she's in! We've swapped seats to no avail. She's either very unlucky or possibly...
6th Feb 2020, 16:22
Replies: 15
Views: 7,049
Posted By BRUpax

Probably another one of these, 2020 version....

Probably another one of these, 2020 version. Looks quite similar to the balloon in the video too.
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6th Feb 2020, 16:18
Replies: 15
Views: 7,049
Posted By BRUpax

There are weather balloons that go over 100000...

There are weather balloons that go over 100000 feet.
4th Feb 2020, 11:10
Replies: 10
Views: 9,012
Posted By BRUpax

"Trash bin" or an LD one? I assume the latter. ...

"Trash bin" or an LD one? I assume the latter.

Have you seen the size of some trash bins in the USA? And they're on wheels.
3rd Feb 2020, 11:03
Replies: 24
Views: 20,028
Posted By BRUpax

Looking quickly at FR24, the aircraft actually...

Looking quickly at FR24, the aircraft actually climbed initially to FL50 and leveled off. It then climbed to FL 70 and went into a holding pattern near Hanidh at FL70. After 25 mins holding (at FL70)...
24th Jan 2020, 14:36
Replies: 52
Views: 27,580
Posted By BRUpax

Going back nearly 50 years: a British-registered...

Going back nearly 50 years: a British-registered B707 is descending into LAX. The Capt is a Polish war veteran who flew in the RAF so English is not his first language. LAX Approach are giving them...
23rd Jan 2020, 14:59
Replies: 3
Views: 2,319
Posted By BRUpax

I presume you googled them? Try also googling...

I presume you googled them? Try also googling Gowair reviews. They are owned by the Spanish tour operator Gowaii but seem to do mainly ACMI work. Sardine can interior for what I've read, but that's...
13th Jan 2020, 22:11
Replies: 385
Views: 316,578
Posted By BRUpax

ICAO codes are not employed much in Europe ...

ICAO codes are not employed much in Europe

Roy, ICAO codes are used by all ATC units in Europe. When ATC and or pilots talk socially we use ICAO codes (or callsigns). Most ATC guys wouldn't use...
13th Jan 2020, 16:52
Replies: 385
Views: 316,578
Posted By BRUpax

In fact I see you can book the 12.15 tomorrow for...

In fact I see you can book the 12.15 tomorrow for the same 40 price.

I would suggest that is because 12.15 is off peak. And it's off peak because there is much less demand for business travel at...
7th Jan 2020, 12:18
Replies: 20
Views: 10,163
Posted By BRUpax

Ah, understood, thank you clipstone1.

Ah, understood, thank you clipstone1.
7th Jan 2020, 00:08
Replies: 20
Views: 10,163
Posted By BRUpax

OK, thank you david. I had looked around too and...

OK, thank you david. I had looked around too and not found anything. The airline continues to fly, although I wonder if there will be a name change in the future?
6th Jan 2020, 17:02
Replies: 20
Views: 10,163
Posted By BRUpax

Well, the Dutch Corendon are certainly still...

Well, the Dutch Corendon are certainly still flying today. Furthermore, they recently announced expansion plans for this coming Summer.
3rd Jan 2020, 14:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By BRUpax

I'll take safety over punctuality any time! ...

I'll take safety over punctuality any time!

Note: This is a general statement and not in anyway aimed specifically at Garuda Indonesia or any of the above named carriers.
2nd Jan 2020, 23:20
Replies: 4
Views: 5,756
Posted By BRUpax

Now reported on the BBC. Civilians, including...

Now reported on the BBC. Civilians, including children, on board.
2nd Jan 2020, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 5,756
Posted By BRUpax

Antonov An-12 accident.

It has been reported that on 2 January, a Sudanese Air Force Antonov An-12 aircraft crashed near Geneina Airport, Sudan just after take-off. No further details are known at this time.
2nd Jan 2020, 19:26
Replies: 148
Views: 242,402
Posted By BRUpax

My point is that as soon as they lost control...

My point is that as soon as they lost control (immediately after rotation), and that being the moment the problem became apparent, I would very much doubt that they had any directional control at...
2nd Jan 2020, 18:57
Replies: 148
Views: 242,402
Posted By BRUpax

Do you think so? I'm no pilot but looking at the...

Do you think so? I'm no pilot but looking at the video all appears normal until they actually rotate, at which point there's very little time (at least to me) to maintain control and safely stop on...
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