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Today, 1:09 am
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Posted By bisonrav

Well, flying the family back to Singapore for CNY...

Well, flying the family back to Singapore for CNY in A380 F for 1800 total - roughly the economy fare - is also nice, but I'll take whatever savings I can get.
Yesterday, 2:47 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By bisonrav

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Yesterday, 2:28 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 31,967
Posted By bisonrav

I've booked a few RFS one ways - 24th August...

I've booked a few RFS one ways - 24th August using the current 777 timings as two one ways, b2b, 31st August 0620 one way only (will book back to Gatwick probably), and 7th Sept 0620 and a B2B return...
Yesterday, 11:55 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,850
Posted By bisonrav

I'd go for the downgrade personally. The Toronto...

I'd go for the downgrade personally. The Toronto trip is a short flight and you don't get a lot of time for F experience anyway, and the new seats would be a lot more exciting to try and out (and by...
Mar 17, 19, 11:32 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,578
Posted By bisonrav

Oh, Borneo definitely when you're next planning a...

Oh, Borneo definitely when you're next planning a trip. You have the Orang Utan reserves in Sarawak, and then the rain forest and bat caves in Mulu. Great food, decent travel infrastructure and good...
Mar 17, 19, 11:17 am
Replies: 87
Views: 4,626
Posted By bisonrav

Case in point. On BA12 F from SIN and during the...

Case in point. On BA12 F from SIN and during the dinner service they've whacked the temperature up enormously. It's crazy, sauna temperatures.
Mar 17, 19, 5:46 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By bisonrav

Superheated scrambled egg core too :(

Superheated scrambled egg core too :(
Mar 17, 19, 4:57 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By bisonrav

Highly pressurised cherry tomatoes are lethal....

Highly pressurised cherry tomatoes are lethal. Tumeric heavy curry comes close.
Mar 17, 19, 4:54 am
Replies: 80
Views: 4,342
Posted By bisonrav

some very reasonable fares to Greece for anyone...

some very reasonable fares to Greece for anyone still curious
Mar 16, 19, 6:09 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

Tend to agree.

Tend to agree.
Mar 16, 19, 8:25 am
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Views: 364,634
Posted By bisonrav

This one is a bit niche, but having passed...

This one is a bit niche, but having passed through KTM a couple of times this week on a TP run (MH fare ex BKK) I note there is a transfer route which was manned. I didn't try this but it looked...
Mar 16, 19, 7:52 am
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

It was an and/or with 'panic'. And it remains a...

It was an and/or with 'panic'. And it remains a possibility. It is possible to unwind MCAS if you do the right things, I.e manually counteract the automatic trim increase and pull the circuit...
Mar 15, 19, 11:25 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

This sounds like ATC recordings rather than CVR,...

This sounds like ATC recordings rather than CVR, but appears that panic is a likely contributory factor.

Article here...
Mar 15, 19, 6:24 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 4,342
Posted By bisonrav

i know this is light hearted, but have to point...

i know this is light hearted, but have to point out drinking is about the worst thing you can do long haul in Y. You don't get restful sleep, and you wake up clammy and stiff necked, with a mouth...
Mar 15, 19, 9:45 am
Replies: 80
Views: 4,342
Posted By bisonrav

As an aside on the 'out of the womb' thing, the...

As an aside on the 'out of the womb' thing, the 3yo Bisonrav Jr, silver, has never consciously flown in Y long haul. But following his minor tantrum when denied access to the Kuching lounge when...
Mar 15, 19, 9:33 am
Replies: 106
Views: 5,914
Posted By bisonrav

Surprised Penang is getting bad reviews. As...

Surprised Penang is getting bad reviews. As regional Malaysian airports go, both the domestic and international lounges are pretty good. And certainly better than most AA domestic lounges.
Mar 15, 19, 6:24 am
Replies: 80
Views: 4,342
Posted By bisonrav

PS prominently displayed bronze tags add to the...

PS prominently displayed bronze tags add to the effect.
Mar 15, 19, 6:23 am
Replies: 80
Views: 4,342
Posted By bisonrav

All of the above really, but top tip is to buy a...

All of the above really, but top tip is to buy a pair of BA F PJs to travel in and sigh audibly and often as you progress down the aisle, to give the impression you've fallen on straitened times....
Mar 14, 19, 7:43 pm
Replies: 106
Views: 5,914
Posted By bisonrav

Oneworld really but best would be Singapore (for...

Oneworld really but best would be Singapore (for the blissful showers) and worst Bordeaux.

Currently in Kathmandu, where the lounge is surprisingly good given the airport is a bit shabby.
Mar 14, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,817
Posted By bisonrav

For the Babybus run I'm booked on Norwegian but...

For the Babybus run I'm booked on Norwegian but have a BA RFS booked as insurance. I'll cancel if Norwegian don't go bust.
Mar 14, 19, 12:30 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

The evidence they've found on the site is either...

The evidence they've found on the site is either the black boxes or something else. The jackscrew on the stabilisers would be the prime suspect as it would give an indication of what the trim was...
Mar 14, 19, 5:45 am
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

Some of the actual pilots are dodgy too on...

Some of the actual pilots are dodgy too on pprune. The 'these kids can't fly' type. I doubt many pilots understand safety critical desiign either. So it's a mishmash. Like here for that matter.
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Mar 14, 19, 2:37 am
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

Maybe stop reading the thread, eh? It's making...

Maybe stop reading the thread, eh? It's making you all grumpy and unpleasant.

Otherwise you could explain exactly what is nonsense and why, which would be more constructive than taking...
Mar 14, 19, 2:15 am
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

Jackscrew operates the stabilisers. There was a...

Jackscrew operates the stabilisers. There was a famous crash in the US some years ago where the thread stripped off under excessive force and the stabilisers stopped operating. Result was the plane...
Mar 13, 19, 8:28 pm
Replies: 260
Views: 18,802
Posted By bisonrav

Wouldn't be surprised to see Ryanair negotiating...

Wouldn't be surprised to see Ryanair negotiating lower prices with Boeing, bit of a one way bet. O'Leary is a great contrarian. But OT here I guess.

Waiting to see see what happens with my one MAX...
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