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First European A320 With Sharklets?  
User currently offlineeicvd From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2166 posts, RR: 4
Posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 8518 times:

Does anyone know which European airline will be the first to fly an A320 with sharklets? I had a look at planespotters.net but it wasn't much help.

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User currently offlinespeedygonzales From Norway, joined Sep 2007, 732 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 8498 times:

No pictures yet, but apparently MSN 5487 for Luhthansa.
http://xfw-spotter.blogspot.no/2013/...4-lufthansa-d-axaa-d-aizp-msn.html



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User currently offlineKL911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5147 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 8168 times:

Quoting eicvd (Thread starter):
Does anyone know which European airline will be the first to fly an A320 with sharklets? I had a look at planespotters.net but it wasn't much help.

Wizzair will get 5 or 6 this year, all with sharklets. This according to their inflight magazine from February.
It didn't say when the first one would be delivered though.


User currently offlineHELyes From Finland, joined Oct 2010, 942 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 7969 times:

AY is getting the first (of five) A321 with sharlets later this year.

User currently offlineby738 From Tonga, joined Sep 2000, 2334 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 7819 times:

Wasnt there a Monarch A320 being fitted out ?

User currently offlinephofmannsair From Switzerland, joined Jan 2005, 37 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 7601 times:

SWISS International Air Lines is getting one in March 2013 (HB-JLT). No pic yet.

User currently offlineGentFromAlaska From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3157 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 7591 times:

What the heck are sharklets? I've heard of winglets.


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User currently offlineflyiguy From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1117 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 7575 times:

Quoting GentFromAlaska (Reply 6):
What the heck are sharklets? I've heard of winglets.

It's Airbus' way of ripping off Boeing or Aviation Partners and saying they came up with their own " Winglets " called " " Sharklets " so they don't have to pay royalties.


http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...ion-on-sharklet-a320-sales-375243/

Heres the lawsuit link

FLY

[Edited 2013-02-17 14:54:08]


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User currently offlineformigueta From Spain, joined Nov 2006, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7552 times:

The first will be Lufthansa followed by Vueling to be delivered both in March

User currently offlinegingersnap From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2010, 893 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 7402 times:

Quoting flyiguy (Reply 7):
It's Airbus' way of ripping off Boeing or Aviation Partners

Ouch. I don't believe the suit has been settled yet (has it?) so it might be best to keep those kind of words out of any rational discussion.



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User currently onlinebycac From France, joined Mar 2010, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 6861 times:

Quoting by738 (Reply 4):

First Monarch will do first flight tomorrow or after tomorrow.MSN5526 F-WWBZ


User currently offlineliverpoola380 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2012, 206 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 6487 times:

Any pics of the MON 320?

User currently onlineLH422 From Germany, joined Sep 2010, 410 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 6461 times:

See

Picture Of First A320 Sharklet For Lufthansa (by columba Feb 17 2013 in Civil Aviation)


User currently onlinebycac From France, joined Mar 2010, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 6382 times:

Quoting liverpoola380 (Reply 11):

I will try to get it !


User currently onlineBlueSky1976 From Poland, joined Jul 2004, 1889 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 6006 times:

Quoting flyiguy (Reply 7):
It's Airbus' way of ripping off Boeing or Aviation Partners and saying they came up with their own " Winglets " called " " Sharklets " so they don't have to pay royalties.

I suggest to do your homework before posting such BS.

There are A LOT of differences between Aviation Partners Boeing's blended winglet and Airbuses "sharklet".



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User currently offlinecschleic From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1254 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4820 times:

Plenty of bizjet, turboprops, military transport, gliders, even some GA planes have had them for a long time. It's hardly a new idea.

User currently onlinebycac From France, joined Mar 2010, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

Performing first flight today for the MON !

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bycac/8495297022

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bycac/8495297044


User currently offlineaerdingus From Ireland, joined Dec 2006, 2841 posts, RR: 15
Reply 17, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3614 times:

Quoting bycac (Reply 16):

ZB looks very smart!

Thanks  



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User currently offlineflood From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 1381 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3558 times:

Quoting cschleic (Reply 15):
Plenty of bizjet, turboprops, military transport, gliders, even some GA planes have had them for a long time. It's hardly a new idea.

Nobody ever claimed it was a new idea, some people evidently just get their panties in a knot over Airbus giving them a unique name *shrug*

Quoting bycac (Reply 16):
Performing first flight today for the MON !

Great pics, thanks for sharing  

I hope someone catches JetBlue's N821JB as she's scheduled to make her first revenue flight out of JFK on Saturday.
http://twitpic.com/c589as


User currently offlinemon From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2012, 29 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3545 times:

Monarch A320, first with sharklets.


User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6688 posts, RR: 12
Reply 20, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3303 times:

Quoting flyiguy (Reply 7):
It's Airbus' way of ripping off Boeing or Aviation Partners and saying they came up with their own " Winglets " called " " Sharklets " so they don't have to pay royalties.

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...5243/

From your link :

Quote:
Airbus counters in court documents that it had been working on blended winglets long before initiating discussions with Aviation Partners in 2006, and the sharklet design evolved independently of the Aviation Partners technology.



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User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2428 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3103 times:

Does anyone know when the the Monarch A320 will be delivered or where it will be based? Hoping its MAN  


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User currently offlinemon From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2012, 29 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3100 times:

Apparently Mon G-ZBAA will be delivered to LTN on the 14th March. Another new 320 in April also.

[Edited 2013-02-22 01:32:25]

User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2428 posts, RR: 1
Reply 23, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3028 times:

Quoting mon (Reply 22):
Apparently Mon G-ZBAA will be delivered to LTN on the 14th March. Another new 320 in April also.

Thanks, well I hope it flies out of MAN one day.



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User currently offlineflyiguy From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1117 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2808 times:

Quoting Aesma (Reply 20):

Of course they would file a counter claim, if they didn't they would be admitting guilt. Funny how they want to pick a fight with a company with less than 50 people and don't mention Boeing in the lawsuit who are partnered with Aviation Partners.

FLY



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User currently offlineEagleBoy From Niue, joined Dec 2009, 1843 posts, RR: 2
Reply 25, posted (1 year 7 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2748 times:
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Quoting cschleic (Reply 15):

Plenty of bizjet, turboprops, military transport, gliders, even some GA planes have had them for a long time. It's hardly a new idea.


User currently onlinestarbucks From Netherlands, joined Feb 2013, 734 posts, RR: 6
Reply 26, posted (1 year 7 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2343 times:

LH just took delivery as the first European airline  http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/new...rbus-a320-equipped-with-sharklets/

[Edited 2013-03-01 05:40:06]

[Edited 2013-03-01 05:40:23]


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