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User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 5941 times:

Hi there,
Today I went spotting,and I saw another spotter that had a airline fleet book.
I believe it said airline fleet analog and quick airline fleet reference.
I can't find it at amazon.I don't use that site so I don't know where to look.do you know where I can get the book?

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User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 5883 times:

Forget about that.
Can anyone recommend a nice book with the fleet of every airline in the world?


User currently offlineKCmike From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 537 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 5879 times:

I havent heard of such books. However there is a website that has this information. I unfortunatly dont have the link. Is there anyone out there who does??

Thanks
Mike



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User currently offlineSmithAir747 From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 1636 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5868 times:

I know there is such a book out there: "JP Airline Fleets International". It is published annually; the 2004/2005 edition is now available.
It's available at www.buchairnet.ch/jp/jp04/jp2004_1e.htm.

"JP Airline Fleets International" is 700 pages long, details over 6300 airlines worldwide and their fleets (over 55,000 aircraft by type), their addresses, website URLs, and email addresses, as well as around 84 pictures. The book is organized by country, airline, and the aircraft of each fleet are listed by type and registry number.

Give it a try! I've looked at older editions before, and they're quite fascinating!

I hope this helps you!
SmithAir747

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[Edited 2004-11-07 00:13:01]


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User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5859 times:

Thanks!
The only problem is,can we find something cheaper?  Smile
At amazon I have 10 free pounds,,so maybe something for 25?


User currently offlineEuropean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5842 times:

I have a book called "Civil Aircraft markings 2003" and I believe that therer is one out for 2004 as mine is a little old! There is also a book called "Major Airlines of the World" but that is also a little old but I think there is a new one out of that two! I think I got them from WHsmiths, which is English but you maybe able to get one off eBay - Don't know!

The one that the link shows is the 2002 one which I also have but is very old!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=29391&item=4501487645&rd=1

Hope this helps a little!

Good luck!

European
Jimmi


User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 5838 times:

Thanks!
No problem if its in English-I'm half Spanish and half American.
Is there a 2004?


User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5833 times:

Does the book include the planes,their reg's of all the airlines?

User currently offlineEuropean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5821 times:

The book has a few pictures of aircraft in various places in the book
An example of how they lay the aircraft regs is below,

Reg Type Owner

G-CEAE Boeing 737-229 European Aviation Ltd/Bournemouth

As I said above in other post "and I believe that there is one out for 2004"

Hope this helps

European


User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5817 times:

Thanks European!
There is a
~÷.Does it include all the reg's of IB?


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11686 posts, RR: 60
Reply 10, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5814 times:

The one I always use is Airlines, published by TAHS (The Aviation Hobby Shop). Its about 400 pages long and covers every country in the world with aircraft, and all current airlines in the following form (all of IB/JKK/FUA/AEA ect);

Registration - Type & Sub type - Construction number - Last Identity - Fleet number - Name/Other details.

Its a bit larger than A5 which means its handy to carry around whilst out spotting, even better its only about £10. I'm not sure if amazon stock it, but contact details for the publishers are below;

The Aviation Hobby Shop,
4 Horton Parade,
Horton Road,
West Drayton,
Middlesex,
UB7 8EA,
England.

01895 442123

http://www.tahs.com/index2.html (follow scroll menu to 'Airlines 2004')

Dan





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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11686 posts, RR: 60
Reply 11, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5809 times:

OK, here's a picture of it, also forgot to mention that it is in English and available in several different bindings.



Dan  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 5791 times:

Thanks!
Can you tell me the ISBN number please?


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11686 posts, RR: 60
Reply 13, posted (10 years 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 5782 times:

I'm afraid it doesn`t seem to have one, maybe because TAHS publish it themselves they prefer you to buy it direct. It might be worth trying your nearest transport book shop or hobbyshop first though, good luck.

Dan  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 5767 times:

Thanks!
Well I can't go to any stores around here,I'm afraid.
Airplanes aren't a very big hobby here in Spain.
I'll order it today!  Smile


User currently offlineFRAspotter From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2359 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (10 years 2 weeks ago) and read 5765 times:

SmithAir747,

"JP Airline Fleets International" also comes in a disc format for your computer that can be updated with changes. The book would become obsolete after a year or two. All you do is down load the newer version and (if you have enough paper) print it out. It is a far better deal. The book is EXPENSIVE!!!




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User currently offlineEuropean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 5738 times:

MadtoCae,

It will have all registrations of privet aircraft and all foren aircraft including ALL iberia planes that have been delivered when it was made.

European


User currently offlineDeltaWings From Switzerland, joined Aug 2004, 1294 posts, RR: 17
Reply 17, posted (10 years 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 5742 times:

Ahh. JP Airline Fleets is my favourite book. I by them directly at the publisher, BUCHairSHOP in Glattbrugg, Switzerland. I read this all the time, just for fun in the evenings and so.


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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11686 posts, RR: 60
Reply 18, posted (10 years 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 5685 times:

MADtoCAE,

apologies if its too late to be of any use but I have just found the ISBN number for this book, it's printed on the back cover which had come loose and lost in the bottom of my camera bag Nuts

Its 0 - 907178 - 98 - 7, barcode 9780907178989.

I don`t know why but it always seems to fall off very easily, don`t know if anyone else has had this problem or if its just how it gets treated whilst out and about?

Dan  Smile



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User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (10 years 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 5675 times:

Thanks anyway dude.  Smile

User currently offlineSwissa330 From Switzerland, joined Mar 2002, 613 posts, RR: 15
Reply 20, posted (10 years 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 5672 times:

If you really want a complete guide take the JP!!!!

Like mentioned before it has almost every details of EACH plane.
It's like the aviation bible or something...

Just an example... (taken from JP 2000)
Ok, Iberia:

It has: adress/tel/fax/telex/email/sita/www adresses
Founding year (1927)
Personell: 22450
Head: Xabier de Irala Estevez
IATA: 075
ICAO Iberia

Some Information about Air Nostrum, Atlas air etc and other partners of iberia

And on every plane of the fleet: Reg#, Aircraft $Type, cn/fn, ex-reg# (if not new aircraft), manufacture date, delivery date, engines, mtow, configuration (Y, C, F), selcal, Name of the plane, remarks (leased by/to etc), specialties...

It has really EVERY however small and unimportant Airline of the world, with EVERY aircraft etc.

Further you have informations on airlines that went bankrupt during the last year, a couple of pictures, informatiosn about every country including, capital, language, population, area, head of state etc etc...

there is also a pc version instead of the book.

If you want my advice, take this book, it's worth it... Not only for real hardcore spotters, also for regular airline enthusiasts...

Greetings, Patrick




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User currently offlineEuropean From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (10 years 1 week 3 days ago) and read 5677 times:

Just thought thay i would tell you all,

I went to Heathrow and whent into the Visitors Centre to see what they had in their shop - and what did i see - 2004 registrations - proves it!

European


User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (10 years ago) and read 5618 times:

Hello my friends,
I just got Ailines 2004 today!it looks just like Plymspotter's.
Thank you Plymspotter

Thank you all
Ashley

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