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  • Actual squawks fron airline repair. Oldy but goodie.

    02/06/2011 8:13:51 AM PST · by edcoil · 14 replies · 1+ views
    2-6-11 | edcoil
    Here are some actual maintenance complaints/problems, generally known as squawks, submitted over the years by Pilots to maintenance engineers. After attending to the squawks, maintenance crews are required to log the details of the action taken to solve the pilots' squawks. Problem - Left inside main tyre almost needs replacement. Solution - Almost replaced left inside main tyre. Problem - Test flight OK, except autoland very rough. Solution - Autoland not installed on this aircraft. Problem - No. 2 propeller seeping prop fluid. Solution - No. 2 propeller seepage normal. Nos. 1, 3 and 4 propellers lack normal seepage. Problem...
  • Big U.S. companies take tax gripes to Geithner

    01/14/2011 11:55:27 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/14/11 | Kim Dixon
    Chief financial officers from multinational companies meet with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Friday to air gripes about the tax code under which they pay the steepest rate in the industrialized world. Companies want the rate slashed, arguing that it handicaps them competitively against their foreign-based peers. "The current tax code with its punitive corporate rates and complex maze of deductions and credits highly distorts economic decision-making," said Dean Garfield, president of the Information Technology Industry Council, whose members Cisco Systems and Microsoft Corp will attend the meeting.
  • Argentina complains to Britain

    10/22/2005 11:48:32 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 13 replies · 687+ views
    MercoPress (Uruguay) ^ | Oct. 22, 2005 | Staff
    Argentina yesterday officially complained to Britain about a Foreign Office warning to British tourists about the dangers of visiting Argentina at the time of the Summit of the Americas.
  • CA: Got a gripe? There's a bill

    04/03/2005 10:14:35 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 325+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 4/3/05 | Jim Sanders
    For every Californian who dreams of importing a kangaroo or ticketing a double-parked ice cream truck, the Legislature might change state law to make you happy. Want to bet? Lawmakers have that covered, too. Cities and counties could allow Texas hold 'em poker without limits - all chips could be bet at once - under one pending proposal. From the oddball to the narrowly crafted, some of the nearly 3,000 bills proposed this year are likely to draw chuckles, raise eyebrows or spark a simple "You've got to be kidding, right?" * AB 972 would ban pregnant women from boxing...