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    Gotta hand it to the flight attendants. They have...

    Gotta hand it to the flight attendants. They have to be a fast bartender, know how to defibrillate a person, whoop some ass if passengers get unruly, count the change from the cocktail sales, and...
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    Its a sweet store/mail order operation. With an...

    Its a sweet store/mail order operation. With an intense selection.
    I live like 5 min. from it, but only been their once. The owner wasn't in when I went there, but one of the employees was...
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    I wonder if we have to chip in for jet fuel. ...

    I wonder if we have to chip in for jet fuel.

    But, seriously this is an ad driven airline, I think even the wings have advertisements on them. It would be interesting as to the ad clients they...
  4. That is true, they do have other options like...

    That is true, they do have other options like Essex (KCDW), or like you mentioned Morristown Muni (KMMU). Which ironicaly, is like 7 miles from me. I figured that the uber-rich probably want to be...
  5. Not that this probably matters to rich folk that...

    Not that this probably matters to rich folk that can afford these jets - but curious to know if EWR is giving a concessionary or crisis/compassion parking rate to the owners of these displaced...
  6. Sweet...Looks like an ocean. Please upload to...

    Sweet...Looks like an ocean. Please upload to jp.net.
    I wonder if similar conditions exist at other FBO-GA NJ/NY airports.
    -Vik
  7. As a kid growing up in Hong Kong - I got it at...

    As a kid growing up in Hong Kong - I got it at the observer's deck when I was 4 or 5 years old at the infamous Kai Tak. Waiting by my Mom's side, many times till late nite, for my Dad's flight to...
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    Interesting video. Probably used in AA internal...

    Interesting video. Probably used in AA internal relations for new hires. Its funny to see how the baggage handlers in and around the aircraft take such pristine care in handling bags, when in reality...
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    I think all the airlines should outsource baggage...

    I think all the airlines should outsource baggage handling to Fed-ex. You'll get your bag the next day, but atleast you'll get it.

    Funny thing is, man can rendevous with a space station with...
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    So how was the cruise? I always slide a $1...

    So how was the cruise?



    I always slide a $1 tip under my baggage strap if I want it to get to its destination. Kinda like tipping a stripper. Until RFIDs tags come about, this is the best way...
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    AF omelettes are rubbery. Course this was about...

    AF omelettes are rubbery. Course this was about 10 years ago when I last traveled on AF. They may have fixed the problem by now.

    -Vik
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    True. Sorry for the confusion. My brother is a...

    True. Sorry for the confusion. My brother is a platinum AA card holder - he may not get a seat upgrade using his AA mileage on Cathay, but he does get lounge benefits (for 2 people) at any of the...
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    If you like Cathay service - you have to check...

    If you like Cathay service - you have to check out their first-class/B-class lounge in HKG. The food offerings, as well as udon bar are something to write home about. Their b-class service on...
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    Hey Raj, thanks for the group shot & remembering...

    Hey Raj, thanks for the group shot & remembering names. Nice to meet some of you. Im in the foregound with a buddy, Vic to my right.
    Its too bad we had to scramble and miss the 4R landing - we ended...
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    http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?secti ......

    http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?secti ... id=5132965

    Here's the LAX landing from KABC7. There was a bit of shimmy after touch down, perhaps an overcorrection of the rudder action. Watching the...
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    Even though I wasnt monitoring ground prior to...

    Even though I wasnt monitoring ground prior to touchdown - its interesting to note that alot of aircraft activity just paused minutes prior to A380 touchdown. Emirites requested to wait so he can...
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    Maybe they'll paint the wings on the -800. ...

    Maybe they'll paint the wings on the -800.

    Kinda like when you buy a honda, the model year later they always paint the side exterior mirrors or body color the door guard trim - and you're like...
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    haha... Thats true! -Vik

    haha... Thats true!

    -Vik
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    Winglets747 thanks for the details on the LA run....

    Winglets747 thanks for the details on the LA run.

    24R that is gonna be an awesome vantage point - especially if you get up on the top floor of TheParkingSpot garage.

    Checking out the logistics,...
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    Looks like 21st might be an even more opportune...

    Looks like 21st might be an even more opportune day for spotting - you get a take off and a landing in a span of what 30 min to 1hr?? that too in morning light.

    Hopefully the winds will be in...
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    According to the CANON site - it has 45-pt AF, I...

    According to the CANON site - it has 45-pt AF, I doubt Canon would come out with a non-AF SLR.

    The Live LCD viewfinder is a convenience attribute, (when you have to set the cam on the ground, per...
  22. Thread: RC Planes

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    Hi Im relatively new to the group... but thought...

    Hi Im relatively new to the group... but thought I'd share some thoughts.

    Not sure of any RC parks in the NY/NJ area, but if you are interesting in RC flying, and you are in the LA area. Do check...
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