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Topic: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: mcogator
Posted 2013-01-28 12:32:12 and read 15232 times.

Not sure which runway this is, but it is currently closed due to a Lamborghini stunt. You can watch live at the link below.

http://www.local10.com/news/LIVE-Hig...17324/4245012/-/ci0fn/-/index.html

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On January 28th 2013 Lamborghini will celebrate its 50th Anniversary year and the launch of the new Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster with two events in Miami. These events kick-off a 10-day program where the Italian luxury brand will host 400 international media and dealers in South Beach. The Press Conference and Parade will take place at South Beach, Lummus Park, Ocean Drive 10th Street at 12 PM. A dramatic vehicle unveiling and press conference, at the presence of Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Lamborghini, and Jerry Libbin, Miami Beach Commissioner, across from Breakwater Hotel will start a spectacular 40-car parade down Collins Avenue.

The parade will be followed by a High-Speed Demonstration at Miami International Airport. 12 Aventador Roadsters will simultaneously drive through the runway, including 5 individual test runs at 170+ mph. This is the first time the Miami International Airport’s runway will be closed for an automotive brand and the first time a vehicle will surpass 180 mph on ground at Miami International Airport.


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Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: AeroWesty
Posted 2013-01-28 12:36:11 and read 15168 times.

Not much action on the runway at the moment, but I thought the Honda ad at the beginning of the feed was pretty funny in context!

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: cmf
Posted 2013-01-28 12:57:19 and read 14971 times.

Was at the unveiling and really was nothing. The most impressive was seeing almost every parking space having a Lamborghini.

Didn't count but at the unveiling Winkelmann said there was 50 cars, not 40 as mentioned in the article.

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: DocLightning
Posted 2013-01-28 12:59:08 and read 14956 times.

What sort of arrangements would MIA have to make to organize something like this? Would they be able to ask airlines to reschedule some of their flights for the day (well in advance)?

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: AeroWesty
Posted 2013-01-28 13:02:03 and read 14898 times.

FYI: The chopper has moved on to an accident where a van rolled over.

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: Viscount724
Posted 2013-01-28 13:11:44 and read 14788 times.

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):

I doubt closing one runway would have much impact. LHR with 2 runways handles more aircraft movements than MIA with 4 runways.

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: bohica
Posted 2013-01-28 13:15:51 and read 14746 times.

All I got was a video of a helicopter skid, and a commercial for Honda.

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: airliner777
Posted 2013-01-29 05:06:08 and read 10660 times.

http://www.local10.com/news/Lamborgh...324/18313104/-/1llj5f/-/index.html

ENJOY!  

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: bristolflyer
Posted 2013-01-29 05:26:39 and read 10298 times.

Quoting airliner777 (Reply 7):

http://www.local10.com/news/Lamborgh...324/18313104/-/1llj5f/-/index.html

ENJOY!  

At 1.52 there was about to be an awesome shot of 2 Lambos and a jet behind - then someone drives an old truck past the camera. Boo.

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: divemaster08
Posted 2013-01-29 06:12:46 and read 9561 times.

MIA I think wont have many issues with this happening, they have plenty of runways to compensate for the closure of its runway 09/27.

Interestingly they did it at 3pm as they say that it is a quiet time for MIA, but if i remember correctly, from my travels, 3-6pm is the start of quite a big flow of international travelers! Also with runway 09 is usually the runway for LH's A380 ops, so maybe they were done in time for its 415pm departure (although they could use 26L if required but a huge pain to get to!)

BUT! What a great sound those cars make! Maybe one day in my dreams........ I can afford one.......a model maybe....

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: YULWinterSkies
Posted 2013-01-29 10:05:37 and read 5875 times.

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 3):
What sort of arrangements would MIA have to make to organize something like this?

Much fewer than when a hurricane is on approach. "Hurricane (insert your fav name here), you are now cleared for landing on 24R."

Runway closures are part of life, they can be closed for various reasons, incl. maintenance. No big deal.

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: mcogator
Posted 2013-01-29 12:46:41 and read 3564 times.

Here is a photo courtesy of http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/an...ini-aventador-outruns-jet-airliner

http://images.cdn.autocar.co.uk/sites/autocar.co.uk/files/aventador_roadsters_on_mia_s_runway_1.jpg

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: RDH3E
Posted 2013-01-29 13:23:13 and read 3458 times.

Quoting mcogator (Reply 11):
Here is a photo courtesy of http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/an...liner

Too bad AA didn't have a freshly repainted bird for that shot!

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: rwy04lga
Posted 2013-01-29 17:13:19 and read 3189 times.

Quoting RDH3E (Reply 12):
Too bad AA didn't have a freshly repainted bird for that shot!

Why would they want to ruin the shot?

Topic: RE: MIA Runway Closed Due To Lamborghini Stunt
Username: steex
Posted 2013-01-30 08:50:57 and read 2761 times.

Quoting RDH3E (Reply 12):
Too bad AA didn't have a freshly repainted bird for that shot!

Obviously, I understand they're going to use AA given MIA is their hub. Personally, I would've preferred something with more pizzazz like LAN or the new Aerolineas Argentinas.


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Quoting rwy04lga (Reply 13):
Why would they want to ruin the shot?

Zing!


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