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airplanes are fun

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by Mephisto, Sep 26, 2006.

  1. basketballjones

    basketballjones TRIBE Member

  2. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

    It didn't double because of his leadership though. It remains the least-investable of the major US airlines. And yo did you notice all stock markets are way up over the past 6 months?
     
  3. ndrwrld

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  4. acheron

    acheron TRIBE Member

    Double, though?
     
  5. SneakyPete

    SneakyPete TRIBE Member

    The doctor's lawyer held a press conference today, the lawyer looks a bit like Chuck McGill from Better Call Saul

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  6. Wiseman

    Wiseman TRIBE Member

    Is that his "I'm Rich!" face?
     
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  8. SneakyPete

    SneakyPete TRIBE Member

  9. basketballjones

    basketballjones TRIBE Member

  10. ndrwrld

    ndrwrld TRIBE Member

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    ndrwrld TRIBE Member

  12. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

  13. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    was it the pilot or the tower control who goofed
     
  14. Mondieu

    Mondieu TRIBE Member

    Total stun-pilot error, from what I've read and heard. They cleared him to land on a runway parallel to a taxi-way and he missed the mark. Apparently, taxiing planes turn off their beams "as a courtesy" to planes that are landing at night. Sounds ridiculous but apparently it's true. There were 2-3 planes fully loaded with people and fuel on that taxiway. Would have been a complete shit-show if he'd touched down.
     
  15. SneakyPete

    SneakyPete TRIBE Member

  16. acheron

    acheron TRIBE Member

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  19. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

    New Russian stealth fighter spotted in Syria

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    wickedken TRIBE Member

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    wickedken TRIBE Member

    Last edited: Apr 17, 2018
  22. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

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    Southwest passenger was partially sucked towards gaping hole, witness says
    Marty Martinez was sitting two rows behind the window that was blasted out on the Southwest flight. She said an older woman was sitting in the window seat next to it, and parts of her body were "sucked" toward the hole.

    "She wasn't like sucked out of the window or pulled out. But her like arms and her body were sucked, like sucked in that direction, from my vantage point. So you see people, from the back of the seat, holding onto her, you know, trying to keep her contained," Martinez told CNN.

    Meanwhile, other passengers were trying to patch the hole in the plane.

    "People in the other rows are — just trying to plug the hole, which sounds ridiculous, because you know people are using jackets and things, and it's just being sucked right out," she told CNN.

    https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/southw ... index.html
     
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  23. Mondieu

    Mondieu TRIBE Member

    “Stealth” + “spotted” = oxymoron
     
  24. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

  25. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Southwest Engine Explosion, April 17th, 2018

    What happened?

    An explosion on the left side of the plane caused debris to fly off the engine and break one of the windows of the plane wide open. Air pressure forced the female victim, Jennifer Riordan, out the window where she was left hanging half outside until two passengers fought to pull her back in. Riordan made it back inside the plane but later died from her injuries. The other 148 people on board the plane safely landed in Philadelphia but a chunk of the left engine was gone. A piece of it was later found in Pennsylvania, 100 km outside Philadelphia. This is Southwest's first-ever deadly in-flight accident and the first U.S. airline fatality since 2009.
     

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