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Posted 12 September 2013 - 03:21 AM

dude thats awesome! what did you do for your internship?


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 03:15 AM Edited by Seluryar, 13 September 2013 - 03:17 AM.

long time aviation geek signing in.

 

grew up under final approach to KCLE's 23's/24's.

 

My favorite aircraft is the Boeing 757.

Grew up traveling mostly on Continental, but I have a spot in my heart for Northwest's Bowling Shoe livery

 

I collect scale model airliners, started off with 1:400, but am now collecting more detailed 1:200's

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 08:47 PM

dude thats awesome! what did you do for your internship?

 

I was an intern at Panasonic Avionics, they maintain the entertainment systems. That means the onboard servers, tuners, all screens and handsets and much more. It's not a spectacular job, but the things you get to see while doing it is pretty cool though :) loved it. I really miss working there. 


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Posted 29 October 2013 - 12:55 PM

Guys, do you know what airplane is this?

 

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Posted 29 October 2013 - 03:09 PM

de Havilland DGC-6 Twin Otter I think.

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 10:19 PM

de Havilland DGC-6 Twin Otter I think.

Thanks  :^:


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Posted 26 November 2013 - 05:37 AM Edited by Outcast, 26 November 2013 - 05:40 AM.

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Concorde's final flight. 

 

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 12:38 AM Edited by Ex Hellraiser, 4 days ago.

My somewhat-unlikely-but-not-impossible goal after college is to get a general aviation license (or whatever it is called) and buy me a nice small Cessna or Piper. I can find a nice used 152 for under $50000USD. If anyone asks me my favorite plane, I will always say Cessna 172, just for how simple and enduring it is. No matter how boring it looks or how little it has changed. It is literally the VW Bug of aircraft.

 

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 09:55 AM Edited by Valenta, 30 November 2013 - 10:07 AM.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...otland-25165894

 

At least three people have died after a police helicopter crashed into a busy pub in Glasgow, the BBC has been told.
 
A source close to the investigation said the final number of fatalities would almost certainly be higher.
 
The crash happened at The Clutha in Stockwell Street at 22:25 on Friday. People are still thought to be trapped.
 
There were three people on board the helicopter - two officers and a civilian pilot. Thirty-two people have been taken to local hospitals.
 
A senior fire officer said they had made contact with some people trapped inside the pub but the building was unsafe and they were taking a "methodical" approach to the rescue.
 
The emergency services could be seen on the pub's roof trying to rescue people from inside.
 
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond is due to speak at a press conference shortly. There are expected to be updates from the police, fire and ambulance services.
 
It has been reported that about 120 people were in the pub at the time of the crash. Many were rescued or escaped but others have been trapped by a collapse on the left-hand side of the building.
 
Emergency services have erected barriers around the scene and specialist rescue teams are in the pub with sniffer dogs.

 

 

A horrible thing to wake up to. Also pretty sobering as I walk past that place to get into college and have seen the aircraft involved on several occasions. My utmost condolences to the families of the victims.   

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Posted 03 December 2013 - 02:46 PM

This must be one of the most awesome looking bombers of the whole Cold War...

 

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Retired 20 years ago, by the way.

 


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Posted 08 March 2014 - 11:44 AM

I'm pretty sure most of you have seen the news about the Malaysia Airlines B777-200ER from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappearing. Early reports have it crashing into the ocean somewhere off of Vietnam. 


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Posted 08 March 2014 - 12:02 PM

Its last known position.

 

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 12:07 PM

Although no wreckage has been found yet, it's almost without a doubt the aircraft would have crashed as it wouldn't have been carrying much more fuel than what was needed for the flight. The question now is, what went wrong?


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Posted 09 March 2014 - 06:13 AM Edited by Ex Hellraiser, 09 March 2014 - 06:35 AM.

I heard this story, but I forgot all about this topic! Not sure how it could've just "disappeared." I mean, how does all communication just stop without warning? Without any kind of distress call just prior? Absolutely no indication at all. It is guaranteed to be crashed now, considering the plane would've been out of fuel long ago. The only question is where, and how long it will take to find it.

 

http://www.foxnews.c...ying-23-people/

 

>inb4 fox news as a source


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Posted 09 March 2014 - 09:25 AM

The only thing I can think of for suddenly dropping off the radar with no distress signal would be in-flight structural failure of the aircraft. See China Airlines Flight 611.


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Posted 09 March 2014 - 11:26 AM

The only thing I can think of for suddenly dropping off the radar with no distress signal would be in-flight structural failure of the aircraft. See China Airlines Flight 611.

Latest reports indicate that the plane may have have turned back. In addition, there were a two suspicious passengers using stolen passports.


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 03:07 AM

Guys, do you know what airplane is this?
 
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I know I'm way late with this, but you can use FAA's N-number registry to look up registration of any aircraft registered in the US. Here is the info on this particular plane.
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Posted 10 March 2014 - 01:58 PM

 

The only thing I can think of for suddenly dropping off the radar with no distress signal would be in-flight structural failure of the aircraft. See China Airlines Flight 611.

Latest reports indicate that the plane may have have turned back. In addition, there were a two suspicious passengers using stolen passports.

 

What are the chances that this was a terrorist attack? Also it seems awfully strange that 3 days on and absolutely no debris or evidence has been found, it's as if it's vanished into thin air. Of course they could be looking in the wrong place and the aircraft actually crashed into a remote mountainside or jungle somewhere. It just seems inconceivable in this day and age they can not locate a downed aircraft equipped with CVR and FDR which ping their location in the event of an accident. 


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 03:54 PM

There was speculation that the plane was turned around somewhere, and considering that there were multiple people on board with stolen passports (allegedly), it could be hypothesized that they took hold of the plane and block all communication when doing so. Where they are now if this is the case is anyone's guess, though.


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Posted 6 days ago

The first Airbus A380 to land on Scottish soil is now on it's way from Dubai. It is expected to land at Glasgow International at 12:35pm. A6-EET, Emirates' newest A380, is the aircraft undertaking this historic flight. 

 





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