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Jan 19, 20, 9:29 pm
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Just imagine how much smoother the screening...

Just imagine how much smoother the screening process would be if we could redeem drink coupons at the checkpoint.
Jan 19, 20, 9:24 pm
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Views: 370
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

TSA guy asks Bill Nye "Is Earth round or flat?"

Bill Nye the Science Guy posted on twitter:

https://twitter.com/BillNye/status/1218995088417669120
Dec 27, 19, 2:40 pm
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

There have been three (3) fatal crashes of 737s...

There have been three (3) fatal crashes of 737s in which a faulty instrument caused software to override the pilots.

The third crash I'm referring to was the February 29, 2009 crash of Turkish...
Dec 24, 19, 11:02 pm
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Only one Max 10 has been built and it is not...

Only one Max 10 has been built and it is not scheduled to make its first test flight until sometime in 2020 according to this Boeing Press Release - Boeing 737 MAX 10 Makes its Debut (November 22,...
Dec 24, 19, 3:44 pm
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Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey finds travelers hesitant to fly 737 Max

A December 12, 2019 CNBC article:and
Link to full article: CNBC - Travelers hesitant to fly the Boeing 737 Max, survey finds ...
Forum: Travel News
Dec 24, 19, 11:25 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,966
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

I presume that he is most likely to be charged by...

I presume that he is most likely to be charged by the SEC for his false promises about how soon the MAX would return to service.
Dec 17, 19, 6:18 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 23,351
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

I think its more likely that she possesses a card...

I think its more likely that she possesses a card you don't know about.
Dec 17, 19, 6:14 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 13,402
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

The Atlanta newspaper is reporting that smoking...

The Atlanta newspaper is reporting that smoking is being banned from those establishments as well:

Link: AJC.com - Hartsfield-Jackson to close smoking rooms due to new city ordinance (December 17....
Dec 16, 19, 5:00 pm
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

I strongly disagree with you. Being is...

I strongly disagree with you.

Being is attempting to completely change the architecture of the MAX's two flight computers. Originally the second computer was a backup in case the first one failed....
Dec 11, 19, 7:03 pm
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Wall Street Journal: Internal FAA Review Saw High Risk of 737 MAX Crashes

From the Wall Street Journal:and

Link to the full article: Wall Street Journal: Internal FAA Review Saw High Risk of 737 MAX Crashes -- Updated at 01:33pm EST on 12/11/2019...
Dec 3, 19, 7:15 am
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Sure I can - just read my post... and the post I...

Sure I can - just read my post... and the post I was responding to. :D

Commercial aircraft crashes are rare, but fatal 737MAX crashes are not - 2 out of 393 were lost in a 22-month period in which...
Dec 2, 19, 9:22 pm
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Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Riding in a car in the US is much safer than...

Riding in a car in the US is much safer than flying on a MAX.

The US Highway Fatality rate was 1.13 fatalities per 100 million miles traveled in 2018.

346 people were killed on MAXs during the...
Nov 27, 19, 12:17 pm
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Transport Canada official says 737 MAX MCAS system “must go”

An interesting article:Link to full article: Aerotime Hub: Transport Canada official says 737 MAX MCAS system “must go” (November 26, 2019)...
Nov 11, 19, 1:50 pm
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Seventh paragraph of the article is:

Seventh paragraph of the article is:
Nov 11, 19, 8:03 am
Replies: 298
Views: 36,018
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Did you see this reply from Woz? this 11:06 PM -...

Did you see this reply from Woz? this 11:06 PM - 9 Nov 2019 reply from Woz:
Nov 8, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 3,027
Views: 327,443
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Bloomberg: Delays in Boeing Max Return Began With Near-Crash in Simulator

A new article from Bloomberg:Link to full article:
Bloomberg: Delays in Boeing Max Return Began With Near-Crash in Simulator (November 8, 2019)...
Nov 6, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 8,022
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

OP doesn't remember the following David Letterman...

OP doesn't remember the following David Letterman list because OP hadn't yet been born:
Nov 4, 19, 9:06 pm
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Views: 2,952,203
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

DYKWIA in book form: Medallion Status by John...

DYKWIA in book form: Medallion Status by John Hodgman (https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/595005/medallion-status-by-john-hodgman/)
Oct 29, 19, 6:51 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 210,973
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Why WhatsApp is pushing back on NSO Group hacking

An interesting Opinion piece in the Washington Post by the head of WhatsApp:

Here's the ad-infested (9 ads for 15 paragraphs of text) full article: Why WhatsApp is pushing back on NSO Group...
Forum: Travel News
Oct 2, 19, 11:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

At least two dead, multiple people injured, after B-17 crashes at BDL

Breaking news from the Hartford Courant: At least two dead, multiple people injured, after World War II-era plane crashes at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport...
Sep 25, 19, 11:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Investigative Summaries on Amtrak Office of...

Investigative Summaries on Amtrak Office of Inspector General (OIG) website (https://amtrakoig.gov/investigation-reports/investigative-summaries)

Scroll thru those and you'll see that most Amtrak...
Sep 20, 19, 2:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

I presume TSA expects her to help bring...

I presume TSA expects her to help bring Nude-o-Scopes to trains.
Sep 20, 19, 1:54 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Amtrak Police Chief investigated for fraud appointed to TSA's Advisory Committee

Some TSA news:

Link to full article: Progressive Railroading - TSA appoints Farmer, Hanson to lead security advisory committee (September 16, 2019)...
Sep 15, 19, 9:01 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,266
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

Five hours is too long to stay in the airport,...

Five hours is too long to stay in the airport, but too short to do much in the City.The Sun Dial Restauran (https://www.sundialrestaurant.com/)t atop the Westin is very close to the Peachtree Center...
Sep 15, 19, 5:49 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 24,082
Posted By RatherBeOnATrain

The prosecutor, the current US Attorney for the...

The prosecutor, the current US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._J._Pak), is an experienced politician who served two terms as a state representative. He...
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