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First European A320 With Sharklets?  
User currently offlineeicvd From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2213 posts, RR: 5
Posted (2 years 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 9058 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, 749 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 9038 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 Netherlands, joined Jul 2003, 5432 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 8708 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, 1027 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 8509 times:

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

User currently offlineby738 From St. Vincent and the Grenadines, joined Sep 2000, 2497 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 8359 times:

Wasnt there a Monarch A320 being fitted out ?

User currently offlinephofmannsair From Switzerland, joined Jan 2005, 40 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8141 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, 3331 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8131 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, 1196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8115 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, 32 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 8092 times:

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

User currently offlinegingersnap From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2010, 898 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 7942 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 offlinebycac From France, joined Mar 2010, 138 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 7401 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, 212 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 7027 times:

Any pics of the MON 320?

User currently offlineLH422 From Germany, joined Sep 2010, 425 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 7001 times:

See

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


User currently offlinebycac From France, joined Mar 2010, 138 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 6922 times:

Quoting liverpoola380 (Reply 11):

I will try to get it !


User currently offlineBlueSky1976 From Poland, joined Jul 2004, 1939 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 6546 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, 1332 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (2 years 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 5360 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 offlinebycac From France, joined Mar 2010, 138 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4166 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, 3033 posts, RR: 16
Reply 17, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4154 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, 1393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4098 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, 32 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 4085 times:

Monarch A320, first with sharklets.


User currently offlineAesma From Reunion, joined Nov 2009, 7290 posts, RR: 12
Reply 20, posted (2 years 1 week 6 days ago) and read 3843 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 online817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2828 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (2 years 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3643 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, 32 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (2 years 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3640 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 online817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2828 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (2 years 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3568 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.



Shoot True, Never Miss...
User currently offlineflyiguy From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (2 years 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3348 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, 2001 posts, RR: 2
Reply 25, posted (2 years 1 week 5 days ago) and read 3288 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 offlinestarbucks From Netherlands, joined Feb 2013, 830 posts, RR: 6
Reply 26, posted (2 years 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2883 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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