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User currently offlineAVANTI From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 31 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2012 times:

Hello, I am new here.

I was wondering if anyone had the time to help me out with some abbreviations that I am not sure about. I tried a search but didn't come up with anything.

Specifically I need to know what the following means:

TTSN : 4875 Hrs
TCSN : 762 Cy
Config : C30 Y212
MSN 054 IO


The first one has something to do with total time, the second with cycles and the third configuration, but that's all I know. I'd like some clarifications if anyone has the time/inclination.

Thanks in advance!

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User currently offlineB747Skipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1997 times:

TTSN - total time since new...
TCSN - total cycles (takeoff and landings) since new...
Configuration - club class 30 seats, economy 212 seats...
MSN - Manufacturer's serial number - 054IO
xxx
You were quite right as to what it meant...
Happy contrails -
(s) Skipper


User currently offlineAVANTI From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1987 times:

Thanks! I really love this forum!

User currently offlineMr Spaceman From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 2787 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1940 times:

Hello AVANTI.

It seems like you were looking at an add for an aircraft that's for sale. If so, what type of aircraft were you checking out?

If it can hold 212 seats in an economy configuration, it's obviously a type of airliner.

PS, welcome aboard! Big grin It's a great forum. I like your user name. A Piaggio P-180 Avanti flies right over my home almost every day.


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User currently offlineAVANTI From Canada, joined Feb 2004, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1848 times:

Hello Chris!

I am sourcing Airbuses for an airline which I cannot disclose. I'm in the leasing business, not aircraft business so I was a little rusty with the abbreviations...

And although I've been an aviation enthusiast as far back as I can remember (and got my PPL 8 years ago for recreation), and although I admire the Piaggio p180, I chose AVANTI as my nick because its my company name.

So how does that P-180 sound? I've never seen one, let alone heard one fly over!


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