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A380 Coming To LAX Again - Nov 28th.  
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25197 posts, RR: 48
Posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 4912 times:

Arriving Nov 28th @ 2pm
Nov 29th will operate local sightseeing flight for invited guest.
Nov 30th @ 8am departs to SYD


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
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User currently offlineChase From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1054 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4723 times:

Do you know which aircraft it will be?

User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4698 times:

Any source for this?


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User currently offlineLAxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25197 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4508 times:

City of Los Angeles / LAWA


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineBruin787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 117 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4432 times:

well, since the cat is out of the bag, its c/n 007


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User currently offlineBruin787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 117 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 4249 times:

A 2nd pass at LAX for A380

Airbus will return to ensure the airport can handle the super-jumbo jet.

By Art Marroquin
Staff Writer

The Airbus A380 is scheduled to make a second test landing at Los Angeles International Airport next month to make sure the facility is ready to handle the world's largest airliner.

the full article at:

http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10859026.html?showAll=y&c=y



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User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 8005 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4111 times:

Is Airbus doing this test flight on behest of Qantas, which will use the A380 on its transpacific flights to LAX as soon as possible?

User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 4017 times:

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 6):
Is Airbus doing this test flight on behest of Qantas, which will use the A380 on its transpacific flights to LAX as soon as possible?

I would say so, may be there would be some QF crew on board as well perhaps. Especially if as suggested above its next flight after LAX is SYD.


User currently offlineL1011dal From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 137 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3878 times:

Here's a webpage with photos from the first A380 LAX visit.

http://www.l1011.homestead.com/Airbus380.html


User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25197 posts, RR: 48
Reply 9, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 3757 times:

Might be an idea to set up another A.net meet during this A380 visit.

Any takers?



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offline777STL From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 3626 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 3747 times:

The LAX-SYD won't have revenue pax, will it? Surely not.


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User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25197 posts, RR: 48
Reply 11, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3579 times:

Quoting 777STL (Reply 10):
The LAX-SYD won't have revenue pax, will it? Surely not.

Possibly some Airbus invited guest, but certainly not revenue passengers.

QF is not scheduled to receive its 1st A380 until August 2008.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17066 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3572 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Thread starter):
Arriving Nov 28th @ 2pm

From where will the A380 arrive. From SYD or TLS???



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User currently offlineAirlineAddict From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 419 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3542 times:
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Quoting B747forever (Reply 12):
rom where will the A380 arrive. From SYD or TLS???

According to the article the plane will be flying from MSP.

Also from the article:

Quote:
The A380's landing at LAX will be less complicated this time around because the plane will take off and land on the south airfield, which is now capable of handling the mega-jetliner, thanks to a $330 million renovation project.

I'm surprised by this comment. I thought with the center taxiway, the south airfield (complex) would not be compliant with minimum separation guidelines. Isn't this the reasoning for redesigning the north airfield? Is it not an issue now because the center taxiway on the south airfield is not complete?


User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17066 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3536 times:

Quoting AirlineAddict (Reply 13):
According to the article the plane will be flying from MSP.

Okey, I see.



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User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 15, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3534 times:

I'll be there for the departure---looks like I'm coming to work late  Wink


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User currently offlineLAXspotter From India, joined Jan 2007, 3650 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3522 times:

I'll be there, anyone wanna meet up?


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User currently offline777STL From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 3626 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3508 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 11):
Possibly some Airbus invited guest, but certainly not revenue passengers.

QF is not scheduled to receive its 1st A380 until August 2008.

Yeah, I wasn't sure if QF might have been doing a one off type of thing with its most valued FF'ers, or what. That'd certainly be the route they would attempt something like that though.



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User currently offlineBruin787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 117 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 3419 times:

Quoting RayChuang (Reply 6):
Is Airbus doing this test flight on behest of Qantas, which will use the A380 on its transpacific flights to LAX as soon as possible?

no. QF will however get the opportunity to run a few more tests.

Quoting AirlineAddict (Reply 13):
I'm surprised by this comment. I thought with the center taxiway, the south airfield (complex) would not be compliant with minimum separation guidelines. Isn't this the reasoning for redesigning the north airfield? Is it not an issue now because the center taxiway on the south airfield is not complete?

its less complicated because landing on the south side keeps it "out of the way" from the rest of the airport ops. it will not be taxiing immediately to the bradley terminal so no need to close taxiway's or monitor separations as much this time around. less of a headach for all involved.



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User currently offlineWakeTurbulence From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1294 posts, RR: 16
Reply 19, posted (6 years 10 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3296 times:

Does anyone know what times the flights on Thursday will be?


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User currently offlineJetsa From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 40 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (6 years 10 months 5 days ago) and read 3206 times:

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 9):

I'll definitely try to meet you guys. Have to get out of school early though. I missed school for the last flight.


User currently offlineA380fo From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 322 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (6 years 10 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3108 times:

What do u think the sightseeing flight will involve?

Where to?

How Long??

Who??

What kind of interior will the aircraft have installed??


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