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    Why the contradiction?

    Can anyone explain why it is that on a commercial airline, passengers are asked to turn off all cell phones BEFORE they can leave the gate and taxi, yet after touchdown passengers are allowed to turn them on while taxiing from the rwy to the gate? Why is taxi out bad but taxi back OK? Just...
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    Hooters Air Grounded

    Hooters Air may be grounded Heavy metal found in passenger compartments http://www.travelfox.com/archive/20031113.htm
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    Complete Instrument Instruction Course for sale!!!

    King Instrument Rating DVD Knowledge Test Course. ABSOLUTELY PERFECT CONDITION!!!!! NOT A SINGLE SCRATCH OR BLEMISH ON ANY MATERIAL! Knowledge Test Course DVD 9 Instrument Rating Course DVDs 1 FAR AIM CD-ROM King Knowledge Test Course Booklt King Schools currently is selling this for about...
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    Complete ATP Instruction Kit for Sale!!!

    Complete ATP Instruction Course for Sale!!! Excellent condition!!! King series ATP Instruction and Exam kit. I am selling this as I have already gotten my ATP and no longer neeed them. Perfect COnodition. Volumes 1 - 7 of the King Video series for part 121 ATP IFR with Confidence VHS Airport...
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    B737-200 and 300 systems

    I am familiar with B737-200 electrical and ECS systems. I need to know what differences, if any, there are with the 200 and 300 electrical and ECS systems. Please provide any electronic links or PM me for an email if you have files on -300 systems. I can't give details but lets just say that...
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    Promotion time

    Just curious. Anyone know the current average time-in-grade from pinning on O4 to O5 in the reserves, any branch? Thanks. PS, can anyone explain the difference between the active reserve and unrestricted reserve and why are there separate promotion boards for each?
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    A sign of things to come

    Pentagon Starts Task Force, New Center For Drone Aircraft (Posted: Monday, July 11, 2005) [Dow Jones Newswires] By REBECCA CHRISTIE July 8, 2005 5:08 p.m. Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Friday announced two new efforts to bolster its drone aircraft programs by...
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    Sign of the times, guys

    Pentagon Starts Task Force, New Center For Drone Aircraft (Posted: Monday, July 11, 2005) [Dow Jones Newswires] By REBECCA CHRISTIE July 8, 2005 5:08 p.m. Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Friday announced two new efforts to bolster its drone aircraft programs by...
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    Need some payback help

    How many of you here have had some jerk call your home or cellphone number in error, not only to find he was mistaken but to then be rude and abusive TO YOU??? Well I had just that happen AT 4:45AM IN THE FREAKING MORNING!! Here is the exact conversation: Me: Hello? Him: WHO'S THIS?!(Rather...
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    Need some payback help

    How many of you here have had some jerk call your home or cellphone number in error, not only to find he was mistaken but to then be rude and abusive TO YOU??? Well I had just that happen AT 4:45AM IN THE FREAKING MORNING!! Here is the exact conversation: Me: Hello? Him: WHO'S THIS?!(Rather...
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    Need car dvd troubleshooting help!

    I need advice from those of you here with a little more technical know-how on the subject of car DVD and video systems. I recently purchased a JVC KD-DV5100 DVD/CD/MP3/WMA PLAYER with two Innovatech headrest mounted lcd screens. The problem is that when playing a DVD the image on the screens...
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    College Educated Pilots vs Management

    I posted this as part of another thread but thought it might make a good discussion topic on the Majors Board. I know the debate on college degrees in pilot jobs is still raging but does anyone have any intelligent thoughts on the below comments regarding airline management? Got to admit, it's...
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    Harrier crash in Yuma.

    http://forums.flightinfo.com/showthread.php?t=56300 Anyone have more info? Also, what is with the comments from CCDiscoB and Miles otoole?
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    Pension troubles for Delta and Northwest

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/usatoday/20050608/ts_usatoday/airlineswarnofpensionproblems
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    Retiring F-117??

    Meanwhile, Section 134 of the bill would prohibit the Air Force from retiring any F-117 stealth attack aircraft in 2006, although the service currently plans to retire 10 of them. The cost to keep them operating would total $70 million, congressional budget officials said. "The F-117 remains...
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    T-45 crash

    Anyone got any info? Gabe, hope you are all right. Boz Pilot safely ejects before crash landing KINGSVILLE, Texas A Marine pilot today safely ejected from his trainer jet over South Texas before a crash landing in a field. The T-45 from Naval Air Station Kingsville had some nose...
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    Liberals celebrating the F/A-18 mid-air

    "SCUM BAG JERK OFFS" celebrating the F/A-18 mid-air I am a former Marine AV-8B pilot and Naval Instructor, recently separated last summer and currently working for a major defense contractor. I was doing an internet search this morning to find more info on the Marine F/A-18 midair over Iraq...
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    Marine needs help finding former CO.

    Looking for a former AV-8B Harrier CO of mine from Cherry Point, NC. I believe he is still on active duty but may have retired. Col Randy Myers, USMC. Any info, please PM me. Thanks. Out.
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    US Marine needs help finding COMAIR pilot

    I need any help out there finding my former XO at Cherry Point, NC who is now a COMAIR pilot. LtCol Robert Crawford, USMC (Ret). Any info, lpease PM me. Thanks. Out.
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    Need Part121 Operational Info

    I am a military single-seat fighter type and need some info on how things are done on a typical 121 flight deck. Specifically, if you are faced with a situation or emergency, what are the assigned duties of the captain and co-pilot? Who normally remains at the controls and who does the...
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