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  1. Why the AA Mechanics video features an easyjet interior?

    Well not so important maybe…

  2. Wrong, the biggest toilet in the world is the Pacific Ocean. That’s where all of Asia’s shit goes, and usually unprocessed.

  3. My nephew worked his way up from airplane mechanic to BSEE, and he has worked for a variety of the “outsourcing shops” through the years. He continually reiterates that the problems are: 1) the unions keep a tight fist on hiring, and it is practically impossible to get a job with AA/UA/DL…there is an artificial shortage created by the unions (to drive up wages) that the airlines must outsource, and 2) there is an overall shortage of mechanics; it is so bad that mechanics are being recruited from the Phillipines (they learn with Spanish manuals).

    Don’t know why more younger people aren’t going into being aircraft mechanics; within 5 years of being hired (and working for 3 different companies, as he was always being recruited) he was making over $100K and being flown around the country for on-call repairs. He dropped out of college to do this and thinks it was the smartest decision of his life.

  4. Look at those Urinals, see how the pipe goes straight down? That means there probably is no trap to stop the stink gasses from flowing back.

    In other words that place is gonna be a terrible smelling gas chamber.

  5. The BBC article about the miracle of GPS ignores the important contribution of the Inertial Navigation System. While not being precise enough to guide an airplane to the final approach (as GPS can at airports covered by an enhanced system) INS was said to provide accuracy within 1/4 mile after a TATL flight.

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