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by DJTorrente
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: New "All You Can Fly" Airline Service
Replies: 1
Views: 2573

Re: New "All You Can Fly" Airline Service

Legacy airlines have tried something like this before. Its basically a cash grab. It doesn't work because the only people willing to pay are ultra high volume users. The only reason I know about it because I read a news story about the airlines doing anything they could to get out of the deals. They...
by DJTorrente
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Forums feature not working?
Replies: 3
Views: 3212

Re: Forums feature not working?

"View unread posts" working for me. That's all I typically need.

-DJT
by DJTorrente
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Cause of Superdome Power Outage Discovered
Replies: 2
Views: 3118

Cause of Superdome Power Outage Discovered

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-DJT
by DJTorrente
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Ice is NICE!
Replies: 1
Views: 2299

Ice is NICE!

Alton Bay (B18) is open for the ASEL season.

http://www.aopa.org/aircraft/articles/2 ... ?CMP=ADV:1

Hat tip, RFelty.
by DJTorrente
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Getting Hard to Tell Which TSA Stories are Farce
Replies: 1
Views: 2772

Re: Getting Hard to Tell Which TSA Stories are Farce

Since I haven't said it in a while...

TSA delenda est.
by DJTorrente
Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Using Whiskey to de-ice? I hope it was the cheap steff!
Replies: 7
Views: 5040

Re: Using Whiskey to de-ice? I hope it was the cheap steff!

Too much "science" Fri. night?

JK, read elsewhere the forums were acting up.
by DJTorrente
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Getting Hard to Tell Which TSA Stories are Farce
Replies: 1
Views: 2772

Getting Hard to Tell Which TSA Stories are Farce

http://youtu.be/dYslhL71k1M Successful comedy must have a kernel of truth. If TSA had an impeccable record of swiss-watch style efficiency and precision, and treated every passenger with courtesy and respect then any member of the flying public would look at this and say ''there's no way an agent wo...
by DJTorrente
Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: 16-Yr FA: "The level of passengers has been degrading."
Replies: 1
Views: 2602

16-Yr FA: "The level of passengers has been degrading."

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-1210-travel-briefcase-20121210,0,2033911.story Yes, I know she's being provocative to promote her book. Personally, I attribute any deterioration in passenger quality to adverse selection. Friendly, sociable, well-adjusted people probably don't the experience of...
by DJTorrente
Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Ep #304
Replies: 13
Views: 10377

Re: Ep #304

Larry, I recall the UCAP hangar gang taking brief and well-deserved podcast vacation après-Osh last year as well. Let not our hearts be troubled. :D
by DJTorrente
Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Ep. #303 - Six
Replies: 8
Views: 6540

Re: Ep. #303 - Six

Here's my problem (well, one of them) with NextGen as I understand it. Using ADS-B and its connected GPS in lieu of radar puts alot of trust in the operator of the aircraft to keep the blips from bumping into one another. Does an aircraft drop off the controller's scope if its electrical system fail...

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