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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 20, 13, 7:07 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Wally Bird

In December?

In December?
Jul 19, 13, 4:59 pm
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Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

It has not been confirmed when she was run over;...

It has not been confirmed when she was run over; that wasn't the coroner's remit. There would have been no foam on the ground when the first ARFF vehicles arrived.

The SFPD hit-and-run inquiry may...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 19, 13, 10:46 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Wally Bird

Fares will be slightly lower from YYC than YVR...

Fares will be slightly lower from YYC than YVR and you won't save anything by going through SEA once you add in the cost of getting there.

Choices from YYC (excluding Air Canada) are KLM,...
Jul 19, 13, 7:48 am
Replies: 3,407
Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

The photos in that article may be inconclusive,...

The photos in that article may be inconclusive, but they are missing one that may not be. I think it was posted here but there's a better version in this post from PPRuNe:...
Jul 19, 13, 6:59 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Wally Bird

I assume OP is American and means August 7th to...

I assume OP is American and means August 7th to 10th, obviously 2013.
Jul 18, 13, 2:13 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 9,244
Posted By Wally Bird

I believe it's LAWA PD...

I believe it's LAWA PD (http://www.lawa.org/airportpolice/default.aspx) .
Jul 18, 13, 8:09 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By Wally Bird

According to libhomeradar...

According to libhomeradar (http://www.libhomeradar.org/databasequery/) ACA565 was also a 767 the previous week and an A321 before that. It's E90 in the TT.
Jul 18, 13, 7:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By Wally Bird

If we're listing idiots, let's not forget Peter...

If we're listing idiots, let's not forget Peter King. Indeed the king.
Jul 18, 13, 7:47 am
Replies: 89
Views: 9,244
Posted By Wally Bird

FSD Big Fish syndrome? Is it still...

FSD Big Fish syndrome?

Is it still private-company security staff there?
Jul 18, 13, 7:45 am
Replies: 40
Views: 7,555
Posted By Wally Bird

This was what prompted my post ("So what good are...

This was what prompted my post ("So what good are EMTs?") which wasn't meant to be disparaging, rather a question about the impression I got from the article that the EMTs were helpless.

I still...
Forum: West
Jul 18, 13, 7:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,224
Posted By Wally Bird

Me neither and I can't find any info on the...

Me neither and I can't find any info on the museum site. You sure there is such a thing?

The museum's restoration center is at Everett (PAE) as well so maybe that's what the "tour" is. Can't...
Jul 17, 13, 8:44 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 7,555
Posted By Wally Bird

So what good are EMTs?

So what good are EMTs?
Jul 17, 13, 8:42 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 9,244
Posted By Wally Bird

Their "training" consists of being shown pictures...

Their "training" consists of being shown pictures of round, black objects with the word bomb painted on.

Valet jockeys inspecting cars. Are you <redacted> kidding me? :rolleyes:
Jul 17, 13, 9:16 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By Wally Bird

Me too. My take on these programs is that...

Me too.

My take on these programs is that the nerds, sorry enthusiasts, join
a) so they don't get snitched on
b) to look cool.

If terrorists were casing US airports these guys wouldn't see...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 16, 13, 4:41 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By Wally Bird

ITA Matrix (http://matrix.itasoftware.com/) will...

ITA Matrix (http://matrix.itasoftware.com/) will show you the absolute best fares, but you will likely have to get a travel agent to book it as most, if not all, airline or third-party booking...
Jul 16, 13, 12:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By Wally Bird

Maybe. ...

Maybe.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/checkpoints-borders-policy-debate/1472980-cnn-plane-geeks-help-feds-fight-terror.html
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 16, 13, 12:22 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,099
Posted By Wally Bird

You can't smoke, can't booze this time and can't...

You can't smoke, can't booze this time and can't tweet.

Write your will; there is no way you will survive this terrible ordeal.

Or, go to a bookstore (google it) and buy a book. Only difficulty...
Jul 15, 13, 10:49 am
Replies: 3,407
Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

It will in Korea where mere pilot error will...

It will in Korea where mere pilot error will never be accepted as the cause.
Jul 15, 13, 8:29 am
Replies: 3,407
Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

There was a bit of a crosswind but it shouldn't...

There was a bit of a crosswind but it shouldn't have factored. One thing for sure, there was nothing "common" about this particular approach. Why and how they muffed it so badly will come out...
Jul 15, 13, 7:49 am
Replies: 3,407
Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

Yes, substantially so. The only loud airplanes...

Yes, substantially so. The only loud airplanes regularly used in US airports today are the MD-80 series.

OP mentioned military airplanes some of which are indeed noisier, so maybe that's what...
Jul 14, 13, 3:31 pm
Replies: 3,407
Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

Don't see many 747s or 777s at DCA ;)

Don't see many 747s or 777s at DCA ;)
Jul 14, 13, 12:46 pm
Replies: 3,407
Views: 575,463
Posted By Wally Bird

Once you reach the Menlo intersection they do....

Once you reach the Menlo intersection they do. The difficulty arises from getting down from whatever height ATC has you at on the downwind to the 1800-1900 required to intercept the GS; often...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 14, 13, 7:03 am
Replies: 20,528
Views: 1,483,946
Posted By Wally Bird

1. What was the only intra-state carrier to fly...

1. What was the only intra-state carrier to fly the 707?
Air Florida

8. Many years before, Bahamas Airways used to serve Nassau with multiple BAC-111 flights. In May of 1988 only one airline...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 13, 13, 7:41 pm
Replies: 20,528
Views: 1,483,946
Posted By Wally Bird

Canadian Regional F28 then. Calgary, Edmonton...

Canadian Regional F28 then.
Calgary, Edmonton YXD and Yellowknife?

I must admit Hay River is a bit of a surprise, I thought a NWT DC-3 would have been the only way to get there.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 13, 13, 4:50 pm
Replies: 20,528
Views: 1,483,946
Posted By Wally Bird

Jazz. BAe146. Now, guessing: a) Vancouver,...

Jazz. BAe146.
Now, guessing:
a) Vancouver, Terrace, Prince Rupert or
b) Vancouver, Prince George, Fort St. John
or some combination of the above :)
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