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Author Topic: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!  (Read 2101 times)

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Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« on: November 04, 2010, 12:06:32 AM »
If you remember my Qantas air ticket reservation system, please have a look here too:

http://news.ninemsn....y-after-air-incident

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A Qantas A380 passenger jet has landed safely in Singapore after a "mechanical issue" caused part of the engine to fall to the ground.

Perhaps I should get into building airplanes as well. Hey, if I can replicate Qantas booking systems in 5 minutes, I should be able to build them some planes in 10~! :P

Glad I'm flying with Singapore Air~! :D
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Re: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2010, 12:41:53 AM »
just to reassure you, QANTAS used to contract some of their maintenance to Singapore airlines, but have since brought it back onshore after a number of disturbing incidents of seriously substandard work...

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Re: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2010, 12:48:54 AM »
just to reassure you, QANTAS used to contract some of their maintenance to Singapore airlines, but have since brought it back onshore after a number of disturbing incidents of seriously substandard work...

OH GOD! Engines falling off is a step up from Singapore Air? Time to write my will...
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Re: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2010, 01:11:54 AM »
OH GOD! Engines falling off is a step up from Singapore Air? Time to write my will...

actually engines falling off is a step up from wiring looms repaired with staples

and while it's not ideal, if an engine does fall off it's probably more dangerous for people on the ground than it is for the passengers (unless they both fall off, or if the wing is still attached to the engine when it goes...)

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Re: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2010, 08:51:19 AM »
With only two passengers it's no wonder they find it hard to make a profit!

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Re: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2010, 10:13:39 AM »
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A Qantas A380 passenger jet has landed safely in Singapore after a "mechanical issue" caused part of the engine to fall to the ground.

They have grounded ALL their A 380 aircraft       http://www.nytimes.c...tas.html?_r=1&hp
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Re: Maybe I Should Build Airplanes Too!
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2010, 09:58:25 PM »
One seriously WTF end of things...

http://www.bloomberg...m-official-says.html

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A Qantas Airways Ltd. 747 jetliner returned to Singapore after flames erupted from one engine, a day after an exploded turbine forced an emergency landing there by an Airbus SAS A380 operated by the Australian carrier.

2 airplanes? 2 days in a row? Both out of Singapore? Hmmm...

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