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by DJTorrente
Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: SAAB 340 Loses Prop in Flight
Replies: 1
Views: 1176

SAAB 340 Loses Prop in Flight

http://fortune.com/2017/03/17/australia ... y-landing/

You were just talking about this type of incident, right?
by DJTorrente
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: San Jose International got a little cleaner today
Replies: 2
Views: 1298

Re: San Jose International got a little cleaner today

FOAM-NADO 2016!

-DJT
by DJTorrente
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Pop Mech: Boeing 747s Will No Longer Make The World's...
Replies: 0
Views: 1105

Pop Mech: Boeing 747s Will No Longer Make The World's...

Boeing 747s Will No Longer Make The World's Scariest Landing

KLM is replacing the 747 with an Airbus 330 on that route. Nice photos in attached to the story.

-DJT
by DJTorrente
Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Fair Skies and Tailwinds, Captain Hoover
Replies: 1
Views: 1239

Fair Skies and Tailwinds, Captain Hoover

From EAA, among other outlets: Bob Hoover, Legendary Pilot, Dies at Age 94 What in incredible aviation resume. Unfortunately, what many pilots know prominently about Bob Hoover is the FAA witch hunt by which he came to stop flying. May younger generations who never had the opportunity to share the s...
by DJTorrente
Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: UCAP #414 - "Debbie's Older Sister"
Replies: 1
Views: 1111

UCAP #414 - "Debbie's Older Sister"

Jeb, Re: KDCA If you insist on calling DCA by its former name, then I get to call NYC's gateway international airport as Idlewild (KIDL). What about the airport in Latrobe (KLBE) being renamed for Arnold Palmer? You win some, you lose some; and sometimes it rains. :D ( Airports named after US Presid...
by DJTorrente
Tue May 03, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Ceterum censeo, TSA esse delendam
Replies: 2
Views: 1686

Ceterum censeo, TSA esse delendam

I've suspected for some time that TSA was hampering air travel by dissuading passengers from flying unless absolutely necessary. I've been on one flight in the past 5 years or so, truly coast-to-coast, despite no "fear" of flying. I've just decided that unless I'm PIC, I'd rather find othe...
by DJTorrente
Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: NOVEMBER 2, 1947: Spruce Goose
Replies: 1
Views: 1444

NOVEMBER 2, 1947: Spruce Goose

http://www.nationalreview.com/slideshows/today-history-5#0 NOVEMBER 2, 1947: The Hughes H-4 Hercules takes off for its first and only flight off the coast of Long Beach, Calif. The mercurial millionaire Howard Hughes had founded the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1932 and as a pilot set several world sp...
by DJTorrente
Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: TSA delenda est...
Replies: 0
Views: 1362

TSA delenda est...

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by DJTorrente
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: BLM $$$ Grab at Burning Man::FAA holding Up EAA at OSH
Replies: 1
Views: 1522

BLM $$$ Grab at Burning Man::FAA holding Up EAA at OSH

BLM wants $1 million VIP compound from Burning Man I suspect this story will appeal to many GenAv pilots. The precedent has been set -- if there is a pot of money to rob, the government wants their hands in it. They want to be paid for the privilege of having their services which have already paid ...

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