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Forum: Air travel September 8th, 2019, 12:05 AM Posted to alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,talk.politics.misc,rec.travel,rec.aviation,rec.travel.air
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By Byker
Air Marshals in crisis

"David Hartung" wrote in message ...

On 9/7/2019 12:27 PM, Byker wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR3D_s10i7A&t=13m41s

Links to YouTube are never...
Forum: Air travel September 7th, 2019, 08:27 PM Posted to alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,talk.politics.misc,rec.travel,rec.aviation,rec.travel.air
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By Byker
Air Marshals in crisis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR3D_s10i7A&t=13m41s

"If we can just make it to retirement in one piece"...

https://s.abcnews.com/images/US/190906_atm_air_marshals_hpMain_16x9_992.jpg
Forum: Air travel August 28th, 2019, 12:22 AM Posted to soc.culture.south-africa,uk.politics.misc,rec.travel,rec.travel.air,soc.culture.african.american
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Byker
South African Airways on brink of collapse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4KDWLSs8BA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYBtQOmgl8U

The cause? TNB, of course...

Don't count on things getting any better:...
Forum: Air travel August 1st, 2019, 06:38 PM Posted to alt.flame.airlines,rec.travel,rec.travel.air,mn.general,talk.politics.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By Byker
Mandatory breathalyser tests for pilots?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jPjFxEzx80
Forum: Air travel August 1st, 2019, 01:28 AM Posted to alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,rec.travel.air,fl.general,miami.general,soc.culture.african.american
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Byker
Miami TSA goes ape over a noose and a couple of stuffed gorillas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1U_LStmpRw
Forum: Air travel June 25th, 2019, 05:38 PM Posted to alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,uk.politics.misc,rec.travel.air,rec.aviation,wa.politics
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Byker
Boeing Has So Many Grounded 737 Max Planes Waiting to Be Fixed They're Parking Them in the Employee Parking Lot - 737 awaiting fix 2.jpg ...

In the case of Boeing’s Renton Factory in Washington state, there’s
so many grounded planes that some of that ground looks like a used-car...
Forum: Air travel June 22nd, 2019, 12:26 AM Posted to uk.politics.misc,rec.travel,rec.travel.air,sci.military.naval,alt.fan.rush-limbaugh
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Byker
I don't think I'd want to be on a London-Dubai flight right about now

https://tinyurl.com/y2sddh2e

Or Rome to Sri Lanka: https://tinyurl.com/y637avck
Forum: Air travel June 19th, 2019, 04:47 AM Posted to rec.travel.air,rec.aviation,alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By Byker
Boeing Says It's Open to Changing the Name of the 737 Max to Something That's Not Associated With Plane Crashes

"Miloch" wrote in message ...

more at
https://gizmodo.com/boeing-says-its-open-to-changing-the-name-of-the-737-ma-1835614102

After three months of being...
Forum: Air travel June 19th, 2019, 12:05 AM Posted to alt.global-warming,rec.travel,rec.travel.air,aus.politics,uk.politics.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Byker
airbus is ready for pilotless planes -- are you?

"George" wrote in message ...

On Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:20:31 -0500
"Byker" wrote:

wrote in message ...
...
Forum: Air travel June 18th, 2019, 03:20 AM Posted to alt.global-warming,rec.travel,rec.travel.air,aus.politics,uk.politics.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Byker
airbus is ready for pilotless planes -- are you?

wrote in message ...

https://phys.org/news/2019-06-airbus-ready-pilotless-jets-.html
Interview: Airbus is ready for pilotless jets - are you?

Nope. What...
Forum: Air travel June 5th, 2019, 06:01 PM Posted to uk.politics.misc,uk.legal,can.politics,aus.politics,rec.travel.air
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Byker
Non-"Max" 737s may not be safe to fly

Sounds like someone has been cutting corners by buying after-market parts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtLXhQrCQDs&t=6m48s
Forum: Air travel May 30th, 2019, 12:06 AM Posted to uk.politics.misc,uk.legal,can.politics,aus.politics,rec.travel.air
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By Byker
Will the 737 Max be forever stained like the Comet?

A third crash would pretty much seal its fate.

Even if Boeing 737 Max jets are cleared to fly, 4 out of 5 Americans say
they wouldn't get on board:...
Forum: Air travel May 11th, 2019, 07:08 PM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"Peter Stickney" wrote in message ...

As communication was lost, and the jet started its turn to get back to the
airport, it changed its transponder code...
Forum: Air travel May 8th, 2019, 11:52 PM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"George" wrote in message ...

They're pretty much as protected as the metal fuselage machines. I suspect
that this was landing a fully fueled aircraft at...
Forum: Air travel May 8th, 2019, 07:44 PM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"David E. Powell" wrote in message
...

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 8:33:46 PM UTC-4, Byker wrote:

When an earlier poster attributed...
Forum: Air travel May 8th, 2019, 01:33 AM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"Jonathan" wrote in message
...

They're saying now a lightning strike caused the emergency landing, plus
the pilot didn't dump the fuel first...
Forum: Air travel May 8th, 2019, 12:42 AM Posted to uk.legal,rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Byker
Plane crash in Russia

On 6 May 2019, Byker wrote

Check out "Airplaneski" (1995) sometime:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umr6JY6f2fw

And check this out while you're at...
Forum: Air travel May 6th, 2019, 07:06 PM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"Jonathan" wrote in message
...

Here's a video where it shows the very hard landing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmvcoAPLeuA

I wonder...
Forum: Air travel May 6th, 2019, 07:01 PM Posted to uk.legal,rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Byker
Plane crash in Russia

"Keema's Nan" wrote in message
...

On 6 May 2019, Byker wrote
(in ):

Check out...
Forum: Air travel May 6th, 2019, 06:38 PM Posted to uk.legal,rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By Byker
Plane crash in Russia

"MM" wrote in message ...

It was announced on this morning's Sky News that a lot more
passengersmight have escaped down the front slides if...
Forum: Air travel May 6th, 2019, 02:04 PM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"A. Filip" wrote in message ...

Provide overall safety record and ditching summaries or get...
Forum: Air travel May 5th, 2019, 11:52 PM Posted to rec.travel.air,soc.culture.russia,sci.military.naval,uk.politics.misc,can.politics
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Byker
I take it Aeroflot passenger evacuation procedures are not up to Western standards

"Byker" wrote in message
...

https://twitter.com/dimsmirnov175/status/1125068956644126720

...
Forum: Air travel February 26th, 2019, 09:10 PM Posted to alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,soc.culture.china,can.politics,uk.politics.misc,rec.travel.air
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Byker
"Lucky Air" not so lucky

What is it about the Chinese and their obsession with "luck"?:

Chinese airline sues passenger who threw coins into engine for good...
Forum: Air travel February 8th, 2019, 02:55 AM Posted to soc.culture.china,misc.immigration.usa,rec.travel.air,alt.california.illegals
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By Byker
19 charged in Chinese 'birth tourism' crackdown: US prosecutors

"Leroy N. Soetoro" wrote in message
...

https://www.foxnews.com/us/19-charged-in-chinese-birth-tourism-crackdown-us-prosecutors

Federal...
Forum: Air travel February 4th, 2019, 12:52 AM Posted to alt.politics,alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,rec.travel.air,fl.general,soc.culture.usa
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By Byker
TSA officer commits suicide, grounding flights at Orlando International Airport

wrote in message
...

The whole world of the TSA sucks. Except for the big dudes who love
fondling mens' balls, and people helping...
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