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Florida CFI Endless Bummer Edition

Welcome to the /gag/~

/gag/ is dedicated to all the pilots and pilot applicants out there, and although the name suggests otherwise, airline, military, and charter discussion is welcome. Keep it on topic, keep the shit throwing to a minimum.

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>>1258021
Some do... those are called "handed" props (bc they are like your hands that way). However, that does add to the cost, and now one engine is more "critical" than the other in case of failure on one side. Overcoming that left-turning tendency depends on the plane design. Size/configuration of the rudder, engine distance and angle from the centerline. Push-pull types (engines in front and rear of the fuselage) cancel each other out. Pic is Burt Rutan's Boomerang... assymetrical and weird-looking af, but it was designed to minimize all of that for easy handling even with an engine failure.
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>>1257984
sub 60s is pretty comfy here and it never rains so there's no excuse to not fly
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>>1258046
Having propellers on a multiengine aircraft spin in opposite directions removes the critical engine issue.
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>>1258046
I'm trying to imagine what the performance and handling issues would be like on this plain if the nose engine failed.
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>>1258091
>plain
What's the point of being able to cancel posts before they go through if it doesn't fucking do anything.

Which euro country has the best train system? Pic related (Schweiz).
>inb4 it's so small so it's easier
Irish and Portuguese fags are small too
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>Dutch internet friend meeting up with me next year
>Going to go give tour round UK
>The primary means of travelling together I have planned is by train
Anons, how much embarrassment am I in for.
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>>1257898
Depends what part of the UK you live in.
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>>1255707
>why it is actually terrible
-shitty unreliable commuter trains
-commuter trains either have terrible frequencies further out, or run on saturated lines forcing them to make all or almost all stops; only one 4-track line in the whole country
-badly maintained non-HSR infrastructure (see recent Barcelona derailment)
-terrible frequencies (large parts of the spanish railway network have fewer than 4 trains per DAY)
-no coordination between trains despite low frequencies
-no cadence-based schedules (as in a train ever X minutes/hours)
-mostly ancient rolling stock on regional trains with constant breakdowns (would be ok if they were properly maintained at least)
-retarded pricing system with a gorillion different pricing levels instead of just HSR and non-HSR pricing

>obsession to put everything underground / below ground leve
It's a lot of factors. The root of this is actually politicians wanting to speculate and create work for construction companies. Construction is big business in Spain, it's tied to urbanistic speculation which is also big business. Example:
>have rail tracks in a city
>politician makes a ruckus bc muh unsafe muh nuisance muh dangerous

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>>1257905
South, will be going into London, but also to Bath.
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>>1258085
Southern is a total mess. But with that said, Great Western are pretty good, TfL is pretty much the best rail in the UK (not just the Underground and DLR, but also the Overground and TfL Rail/Crossrail), and the likes of Thameslink and so on are pretty good as well.
Just avoid Southern and you'll be grand.

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Why don't more places have jughandles for left turns?
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Because they're stupid
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>>1257988
This diagram confuses me since I come from a left hand traffic country.

At any rate, the main reason why they're probably not in use is because of either signalled junctions with dedicated lanes for changing direction, or roundabouts.
The more I think about it, the more I'm confused as to how not normal roundabouts are outside of Europe. Roundabouts are everywhere in Europe, and they're so mundane. Yet everything has to be complex and convoluted it seems elsewhere.
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>>1258035
Thanks for telling us that you're from Europe.
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>>1258035
>complex and convoluted

you mean like this?
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>>1258086
No, those are just 5 mini-roundabouts with really simple rules.
Giveway to traffic on your right, keep in the right lane for the direction you're going in, and don't drive into anyone else.

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Old PYBT is past 300 and kind of sucked. R8/H8 my bike and post yours.

Who else /drilled/ here?
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>>1257871
Hey everyone, can you define what brand is that this bike of?
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>>1258056
Where is that
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>>1258066
Or at least can you read the name on the steering gasket?
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>>1258022
sorry, m8, but dark components don’t suit that color at all
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>>1258066
>posting from pirated Windows 10 PC

Install Gentoo.

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Whoa, and here I thought cager entitlement was strictly an American phenomenon. Cagerism is truly a mental disease.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46233560
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>>1257831
I don't think you understand how much females love feeling oppressed and will immediately hop on any activism bandwagon. I bet you actually have to try to get laid. Pathetic.
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>>1257635
>keying the shit out of it
And yet, you'll scream if we put so much as a scratch on some moron standing in the middle of the road.
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>>1258075
Both are crimes and should be punished accordingly.
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>>1258040
>has never seen an actual vagina except in free internet porn
cope harder
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>>1258082
>he doesn’t pay for his porn
cope

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Africa edition.


Old thread: >>1225282
Current thread: >>1256543
Future thread: ????????
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>>1257939
What would be the reason for this?
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>>1257356
>he doesnt know about ethanol
lamo
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>>1257950
Corn ethanol doesn't work at scale (and drives food prices way up) and you can't grow enough sugarcane in the US to make up the difference. Read a fucking book son.
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>work out in cagerland as a transitfag
>only a sidewalk on one side of street
>side that has busstop for home trip has no sidewalk
>cagers going 45 in a 25 and will not slow down if jesus himself were crossing because post-work cagers become feral ragebeasts
>extremely narrow shoulder
>no crosswalk, not even at intersection
>curving road, only one place with good visibility to cross safely
>have to run across street and seek shelter in middle turn lane like some frogger tier shit
>get to other side, no sidewalk, everything is winter-fucked with icy spots, overgrown weeds, can't even walk in grass because there's a fucking ditch, a plastic-and-post construction fence, and a literal hole that's 3 feet deep
>inching past overgrown weedbush while cage rushes by
>clear bush, cram back as far from lane as I can
>slip in black sludge, literally black fucking sludge
>go down to a 3-point touch
>stains my shoes with hell-muck, asphault rips hand open and sludge gets in wound
>if a cage had been coming it would have hit my shoulders/head perfectly

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>>1257886
>Board touristt here.
>Isn't a squared grid the best design, if you can design it like that from the start?
>Everything is parallel and perpendicular, so things are intuitively easy to find and traffic flows smoothly.
Not wrong, although different opinion might exists on different scale, like radial arrangements
>What's the advantage of a weird animal shape?
Literally none, other than a sentence you cam write onto tourism brochure

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sorry but cars always will be better
>comfortable and CLEAN premium leather seats - not plastic trash filled with aids like on the bus
>you can regulate your AC to your liking - you wont melt in the summer
>you can put your bagage comfortably into the trunk/backseat
>when you loose something its still there
>no disgusting people who havent showered for 2 weeks
>you can listen to your favorite music on your premium bang and olufsen speakers
>hands free idrive bluetooth system allows you to phone everyone with just a few clicks on your stearing wheel
>wont get wet by waiting 40minutes for your next cuckbus in the rain
>enjoy your mass squeezing orgies during rush hour lmao
seriously public transport is inferior lmao
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>>1257840
I want you to please explain something to me anon. I live in an inner suburb of a city. I walk to work, I walk to the supermarket, I walk to the barber. I can walk to the CBD or catch a 15-minute interval bus and get access to everything there. If I need furniture moved or installed, I can hire someone else to do it for me. Where in your conception of my life do I need a car to fulfill any of my responsibilities?
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>>1257796
>be me coming home from work yesterday
>have the easy commute with light traffic, but have to go a little out of my way on an errand
>20 mile journey
>28 mph average speed

Cagers will defend this.
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>>1257841
Do American women really consider that you're not datable if you don't own a car? God what a degenerate society.
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>>1257800
>just take the underground loooooool
Sure okay please look up Kiel U-Bahn for me then thank you.
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>>1257972
As everyone knows, in a developed country, 90 % of the adult population lives in villages with a population density of under 20 inhabitants per square kilometre, so they need a pickup truck to do all that heavy agricultural work.

WHAT THE FUCK WHY DID THEY TAKE THIS FROM US ITS NOT FAIR FUCK LOS ANGELES CAGER CULTURE REEEEEEEEEE
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>>1238027
>Forcing businesses to engage in unprofitable models because you collected signatures is a noble pursuit.
Suck start a shotgun, commie.
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>>1257930
This, the preferable option is to have the government (municipal/state) assume operation and fund/subsidize it with tax revenue.
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>>1246072
>limited to 90mph in regular service because it would outrun the crossing gates otherwise
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>>1257981
Such was the Great Depression, fampai. The employees even accepted a pay cut so the railroad could afford to buy them.
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Why are trolley poles & wire spans so comfy?

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>bus transfers
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>>1251708
Or you just don't live in a big city duh
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>your train line has been replaced by a bike path :^)
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>>1251708
> for areas
(your area)
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>>1254964
Tuen Mun Road interchange is better.
With route 301, you see it's about East Rail transfers from necessity of cross-harbour.
Shatin-Central Link isn't going to open up in full till the disaster gets fixed. It's back to the pre- Eastern Harbour Crossing and Tung Chung Line days.
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>>1257143
I think there are about 80% passengers connecting to/from rail while the other 20% connect between different bus lines?

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ITT: A bunch of anons bash a man having a fun ride because he doesn't fit their idea of what kind of bicycle he should ride or their concept of masculinity. Even if he's being a massive fred, at least he's still enjoying himself, unlike you sorry individuals.
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>>1257892
ITP: an anon white knights for an autistic youtuber
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>>1257894
>imblying autism is a bad thing
Where do you think you are?
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>>1257970
You are stupid. Your whiteknighting and being a youtuber are both far worse, now get the fuck off my board and back to r/bicycling
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This looks like fun

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October 28 at Chongqing, China, a bus carrying 15 people including the driver fell from a bridge into the river after crashing with a car. Because the river is 70+ meter deep and other complexity in environment, there are difficulty in search and rescue task, and they are unable to recover any survivor from the accident.

After they recovered the SD card from the remain of the bus, they are able to put puzzles together and tell what happened in the bus before it crash into the river.
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>>1255162
>Flying is so easy that someone who has never flown before can takeoff and aerial maneuvers on a commercial plane.

Let's remember he didn't survive the landing.

>>1255254
But I hear about TSA thief all the time.
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>yfw suicide by bus is a huge meme in China
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>>1255496
Every airport and country has its standards
The one I worked at was very professional
Other were a complete shit show
Also airport security =/= ramp agent
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>Beijing, November 15
>Dispute on fare collection
>Take the on board fire distinguisher, try to spray the driver, stopped by passengers
>argue with other passengers who stopped the action, and then rush to driver seat, try to bash the bus dashboard, yell let's all die together and attempts to gain control of the steering wheel
>Stopped by the on-board fare collector which apparently is also a security guard, captured by police afterward

Should we assign dedicated security guard to all buses in the world?
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>Sichuan
>A family
>Father can't find phone as they're about to get off the bus
>Place the kid at bus stop and the couple search on the bus
>Bus already departed when they find the phone
>Request deboarding
>Driver rejected as it is not destinated stop area, and explain next stop will only be a 5 minutes walk to the previous stop
>Father accepted but the mother didn't
>Pic related happened

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Ridership plummets whenever helmets are mandated - see Australia - and it's exactly what we don't need in times when cities have an urgent demand for alternative transport methods.

In other words go ahead and do mandate helmets if you want people to become cagers.
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>>1258057
But that's what the general public wants. So politicians will pander to drivers by making laws that discourage cycling.
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>>1258058
They want people to cycle, yet force stupid things like helmets and force slow riders drive with cagers (and after that fatality rates sky rocket).
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>>1258059
Its often 2 different levels of government working against each other. Cities, inherently more liberal want cycling. However at the state level the government might be held by conservatives who pander to their ignorant spiteful supporters.
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>>1257588
>mandetory
FUCK OFF.
People who want mandatory things should be mandatory castrated. You're ruining the world.

You're probably the same stubborn types that make any other mandatory laws required because you insist on forcing your ways to others be it appropriate or completely out of place.

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Let's talk about regional lines and other aspects of Japanese Railroads
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>>1257207
wow, the design isn't really anything special but that two-tone door colour scheme is absolutely horrible
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>>1257207
Jesus Christ, who approved this trash?
On an unrelated note:
https://tabiris.com/archives/hidaka20181117/
Towns along the southern portion of the Hidaka line (Hidaka-Mombetsu to Samani) finally give up and agree to closure of that portion. Fate of Mukawa to Hidaka-Mombetsu still up in the air.
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https://soranews24.com/2018/11/16/abandoned-subway-station-in-tokyo-open-to-the-public-for-a-limited-time/ (actually it is Keisei: Hakubutsukan Doubutsuen eki)
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Hello, I will be going to Japan from Hawaii to meet my grandfather. Does anyone know the best way to get to Shikoku? I have to get to Otoyo where my grandfather will meet me.
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>>1258068
Fly to kochi and take the dosan line.

Pic related Enviro 400 MMC.
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>>1256588
north american build quality isn't too bad, just new flyer and american companies that can't build buses
that being said riding in an enviro400 for the first time made me realise how shit new flyers are
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>>1256675
Enviro 400's in NA? I thought they used Enviro 500's.
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>>1256708
sorry yeah, meant 500
though 400s are used in NA, but only for tour buses so it doesn't really count
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>>1232225
what a beautiful bus fuck me
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>>1257003
Something only an Amerilard would say.

Are burgers even trying?
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>>1252757
Frontier?
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They're shit because the US is shit.
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>>1252757
inb4 another merger coming soon
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>>1252723

America has no state owned carrier and now even low cost airlines are finding serious competition from ultra low cost airlines like Frontier, this happens even though Frontier is hot garbage who cancels at least a quarter of their booked flights and will often mail luggage if weight restrictions are exceeded due to weather.

It's shit, but it's cheap. Americans would prefer flying buses to what people normally conceive of air travel, if only because the former has no security checks.
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>>1252723
International flights burgers is eh tier. But domestic burgers btfo anybody. In terms of choice, quality and price barely anybody else can even compete.
I mean flying in Japan international is awesome but domestic is horrible. Isn't it great that you can get on a 777 with 513 other people but you have only one small airline that has more than 30 inches of pitch for a domestic flight?




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