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BA001 To JFK Via YQX  
User currently offlineMigman From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 91 posts, RR: 10
Posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2791 times:

Just had this sent to me

G-BOAD is due to arrive LHR ETA 2005 on BA002Y, G-BOAC BA1 is now going to
JFK via YQX

credit Tony delliston

so anyone at Gander International Airport or near by expect this bird

regards

migman  Nuts

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User currently offlineGordonroxburgh From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2000, 550 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2658 times:

all down to performance issues at LHR with the heat, they proabably don't what to load her right up ....and then run out of runway!

User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13241 posts, RR: 77
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2565 times:

Always an option, clearly today being the hottest at LHR since records began, and with all flights now being completely full, has forced the issue.
Better that than off load some pax.
Sure we had a hot summer in 1976, we were not flying Concorde to JFK then, and a few days in 1990, again flights would not be certain to be completely full, though this week seems to have topped those years, it certainly feels that way-I've taken 3 showers so far and I've not even been doing that much!


User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 6032 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2512 times:

So, how hot were it at LHR today? I hope you weren't working too hard GDB  Laugh out loud

I mean, if the exhaust heat from APU's etc wasn't enough, I don't want to guess how hot it can get down on the tarmac.


User currently offlineGoAround From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 616 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2466 times:

Temperatures hit 35.9 degrees today in the UK, pretty bad! I can only sympathise with those who have to work in hot, tropical countries. I saw some baggage loaders at SIN recently - that looked like fun work  Big grin

GoAround



GoAround
User currently offlineMark_D. From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 1447 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2410 times:

GDB--it certainly feels that way-I've taken 3 showers so far and I've not even been doing that much!

On CBC supper-hour news last night they had a short clip talking with a few people riding the Tube (in 34C ambient temperatures). Couldn't've been a pleasant experience at all, judging by the folks' comments.


Even Newfoundland --which almost never gets hot weather-- CBC was reporting last week that some places were having their first-even 30C (~86F) degree temperatures.


In any event hopefully today's the last day of this heat -- including for the sake of Concorde's routing. Though local YQX aficionados will be pleased, of course. Actually the airport was just celebrating their annual "Festival of Flight" last week, http://www.gandercanada.com/tour/t_flight.htm, so this visit will be a great follow-up .




User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13241 posts, RR: 77
Reply 6, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2403 times:

No, I was off shift!
But yes, imagine being on acres on concrete, as well as all the other heat sources in that line of work.
Not nice.


User currently offlineCaptaink From Mexico, joined May 2001, 5109 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2387 times:

GoAround I am sorry for you guys in London with that kinda heat. I live in Grenada 12degress North of the equator.. but it only gets to 30-32C here and 32 is extremly hot. i have never felt anything hotter than that. I work on the ramp at times.. and it is a real furnace at 32.


There is something special about planes....
User currently offlineMigman From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 91 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2345 times:

The temp is 32c at the moment (1949gmt)
too hot for me it was 35c at 1800

if you want the weather for Heathrow go on yahoo and then weather and type in Feltham UK that will give you the weather for Heathrow

laters

migman  Nuts


User currently offlineCarduelis From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2001, 1586 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2286 times:

For a change, I drove from Manchester area to London this afternoon.

The journey took me over five and a half hours, compared with the 'normal' three and a half. Temperature ranged from 32°C to no less than 38°C as I turned off the M25 near Heathrow, and that was around 1715!

Here at Hampton Court it was 37°C whan I arrived!




Per Ardua ad Astra! ........ Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense!
User currently offlineBY188B From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 710 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2231 times:

At 14:59pm today, the london weather centre recorded its highest ever temperature in London's history at 35.4 c


next flights : BD LHR-TXL J, FR SXF-STN Y, SN BRU-LHR Y, MA LHR-BUD Y, BA BUD-LHR J, BA LCY-SNN-JFK J, BA JFK-LHR J, BA
User currently offlineShankly From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2000, 1547 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2166 times:

She departed bang on time tonight and duly appeared in the sky over sunny Berkshire a little lower than normal. I am on BA001 next week and was thinking how lucky tonights pax are - TWO take off and landings for the price of one! If its hot next week BA, how about via Bermuda please!


L1011 - P F M
User currently offlineJonnyGT From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 242 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

This is nothing compared to what we get in different parts of the United States. Where I live in the central US it can regularly get up to above 40 degrees and in the winter it can go below -25 degrees centtigrade not factoring in the wind chill. You really learn how to adapt when in a matter of 6 months, the temperature can vary from a range of 60 degrees.

User currently offlineKL911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5260 posts, RR: 15
Reply 13, posted (11 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2015 times:


sorry guys, MRS recorded 41.8 yesterday and about the same today. Besides that we also have a lot of fires going on in the region. I can tell you the 24 Canadairs are used to the limit. Bless those guys.... Anyway, I can't believe the tarmac is still solid..


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