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Old 12-31-2018, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Extenda View Post
More of a pet peeve. My USAFR brethren who find themselves with extra gas coming back from a Europe TDY and decide to fly the barber pole for 7 hours on the NATS because nobody is stopping them. Dude, you’re saving like 15 minutes and burning 12,000 extra pounds of gas. You’re not maverick, it’s bad for the environment, and guess who’s paying for it? YOUR tax dollars.
Morale speed!!

Disclaimer: I’m a C130 guy so this is something I’ve only heard of. C130s only speed is slow as crap.
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Old 12-31-2018, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Extenda View Post
You’re not maverick, it’s bad for the environment, and guess who’s paying for it? YOUR tax dollars.
How about they're violating their oceanic clearance by not flying the cleared mach number.....it ain't optional.
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Old 12-31-2018, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Klondike Bear View Post
Morale speed!!

Disclaimer: I’m a C130 guy so this is something I’ve only heard of. C130s only speed is slow as crap.
A C-130 is so slow, the airspeed indicator is a calendar!
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Old 12-31-2018, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Learflyer View Post
I qualify for one of the above. I welcome Capt doosh to try that on me. I will probably ignore him while ordering a cocktail.
Had Purser a once that didn't want to serve a what I think was a NetJet
guy. Pretty funny really as he had boarded in uniform but had changed to something more comfortable for a North Atlantic flight. He was up front too. Upsetting for me as I had to actually make a Captain like decision .
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Old 12-31-2018, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Extenda View Post
More of a pet peeve. My USAFR brethren who find themselves with extra gas coming back from a Europe TDY and decide to fly the barber pole for 7 hours on the NATS because nobody is stopping them. Dude, you’re saving like 15 minutes and burning 12,000 extra pounds of gas. You’re not maverick, it’s bad for the environment, and guess who’s paying for it? YOUR tax dollars.
So you post on APC that flying is bad for the environment? Did I get that right?
Doosh. TOTD.
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Old 12-31-2018, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Extenda View Post
More of a pet peeve. My USAFR brethren who find themselves with extra gas coming back from a Europe TDY and decide to fly the barber pole for 7 hours on the NATS because nobody is stopping them. Dude, you’re saving like 15 minutes and burning 12,000 extra pounds of gas. You’re not maverick, it’s bad for the environment, and guess who’s paying for it? YOUR tax dollars.
Oh no not the environment.

Saving 15 mins is worth it.
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Old 12-31-2018, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Castle Bravo View Post
So you post on APC that flying is bad for the environment? Did I get that right?
Doosh. TOTD.
Flying is inherently bad for the environment, as is pretty much everything humans do. Trying to consume less and minimize my impact on the environment makes me a “doosh”?
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Old 12-31-2018, 02:43 PM
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Alrighty, the 100% hit rate on someone who writes it "doosh" actually being one themselves, remains untarnished.
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Old 12-31-2018, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Castle Bravo View Post
So you post on APC that flying is bad for the environment? Did I get that right?
Doosh. TOTD.
Flying is bad for the environment, and flying inefficiently is even worse.
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Old 12-31-2018, 03:06 PM
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Originally Posted by OOfff View Post
Flying is bad for the environment, and flying inefficiently is even worse.
so is living.
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