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by Byron1976
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans to start domestic ops in Argentina by late October
Replies: 22
Views: 2781

Re: Norwegian plans to start domestic ops in Argentina by late October

Let's hope that HQ starts its operations better than FO, the local LCC. Argentina need to improve it's connectivity. Also let's hope the local unions take it easy with HQ. The local unions seems to be aggressive with all the airlines except AR due a a strong presence on the State owned company. If ...

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by Byron1976
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans to start domestic ops in Argentina by late October
Replies: 22
Views: 2781

Re: Norwegian plans to start domestic ops in Argentina by late October

Let's hope that HQ starts its operations better than FO, the local LCC. Argentina need to improve it's connectivity. Also let's hope the local unions take it easy with HQ. The local unions seems to be aggressive with all the airlines except AR due a a strong presence on the State owned company.

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by Byron1976
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187903

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

It seems that the failure happened over Greenland, so the debris can be recovered to know more about this issue.

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by Byron1976
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187903

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

Does somebody knows if the debris of the #4 engine reached the #3 engine? Looking at the picture in the second page of the thread, seems to be intact.

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by Byron1976
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2796
Views: 339651

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

The key of the MOM, is the fuselage section. It has to be wider than the Airbus fuselage. The 21th century average man is "bigger" than the 50's man. If Boeing do wrong on this ítem, the MOM, will be a failure.

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by Byron1976
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 73 Hijack In Karachi
Replies: 59
Views: 19381

Re: Pan Am 73 Hijack In Karachi

Wow! Thanks so much for posting link to the movie. I've been wanting to see it again since it came out at last year but haven't been able to find it at the local Indian market. Pic of the plane the following day after the hijacking. https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/host.madison.com/cont...

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by Byron1976
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will Boeing name its future aircraft?
Replies: 56
Views: 9050

Re: How will Boeing name its future aircraft?

I wonder how will name its new aircraft if all their 7X7 series has been discontinued in the future. I am also curious why Boeing does not fill up the slots of discontinued aircraft. For example, since the 717 is discontinued, why don't they introduce a new aircraft and name it the new 717. Or rese...

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by Byron1976
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model
Replies: 166
Views: 28977

Re: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model

As a lover of the 747, these are hard times to asume that this remarkable model is seeing it's last days of producion. But I got to be honest to myself, as the producion days of the DC-3, DC-6, 707, 727 and 757 came to an end, well... the 747 now it's on the same stage. I'll be forever in love for t...

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by Byron1976
Mon May 29, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss receives first CS300 aircraft
Replies: 22
Views: 5252

Re: Swiss receives first CS300 aircraft

Nice bird. Kudos to BBD and LX!

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by Byron1976
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil tribe gets compensation for plane crash over Amazon forest (GOL 1907)
Replies: 23
Views: 2334

Re: Brazil tribe gets compensation for plane crash over Amazon forest (GOL 1907)

ikolkyo wrote:
Yeah GOL shouldn't be paying this, should be whoever was operated that Legacy.



:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:


And the brazilian ATC too..

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by Byron1976
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mayor of Orlando in Buenos Aires to meet with AR
Replies: 10
Views: 1568

Re: Mayor of Orlando in Buenos Aires to meet with AR

MCO is not MIA or JFK when it comes to yields. :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: That's the key point. AR is struggling to do it better and trying to take the smallest amout of money from the taxpayers... I don't know if it's reasonable to gamble in a destination that in 6 moths will be ditched.

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by Byron1976
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 192653

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

We all know that the fat wings of the A380, are tunned to the -900 model, that looking to the trend, seems to be too big, even for operators like EK. What if Airbus takes a mid stretch? Let's call it -850 model. It would be not that expensive to develope, and will keep the CASM very low to the opera...

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by Byron1976
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Four-holer jets done for good? If not, in what capacity can they make a comeback?
Replies: 50
Views: 9803

Re: Are Four-holer jets done for good? If not, in what capacity can they make a comeback?

I think the major issue is the desaparition of the gap that separated twins vs quads. If a twin grows to the size of a quad, of course there will be adantages in the operations figures. The quads have been "cursed" by the sales arguments of the twins, but we got the excellent example from ...

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by Byron1976
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IF QF ordered the 748...
Replies: 38
Views: 9269

Re: IF QF ordered the 748...

Under your logic, maybe they shouldn't have ordered VLAs at all and just gone for the large-twin model like CX. But the reality is, the A380 seems to work pretty well for QF on some of their routes, especially trans-Pacific, where the capacity/CASM advantage does help them in a segment that's faced...

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by Byron1976
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IF QF ordered the 748...
Replies: 38
Views: 9269

Re: IF QF ordered the 748...

airbazar wrote:
You're assuming that QF has had a hard time filling their A380's. I have never heard of such a thing.

No, I never said that. I said that's easier to fill a 748 than a A380. Both airplanes are intended to do the same missions, and would be a simpler task to make the 748 work on the QF structure.

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by Byron1976
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IF QF ordered the 748...
Replies: 38
Views: 9269

IF QF ordered the 748...

This is my first thread and with a good question. IF QF ordered the 748i, does they would be in a more confortable position without the need to fill the seats that nowadays they have with the A380? Do they would be "forced" to negotiate and share with EK the DBX hub to fly to europe? Edit ...

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by Byron1976
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Classic airliners soon to be retired. What will be missed and what won't?
Replies: 28
Views: 6020

Re: Classic airliners soon to be retired. What will be missed and what won't?

The most I miss from the retirement of the "classics", are the diversity of solutions in aircraft industry. Before, in an airport, you could see many shapes (twin, tri and quad jets, mixed with convetional and T tails). Soon all we got to see are twin engined airplanes, diferenced only by ...

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by Byron1976
Sat Feb 11, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian manufacturer to modernize the Ilyushin Il-96
Replies: 29
Views: 9964

Re: Russian manufacturer to modernize the Ilyushin Il-96

Good news / Bad timing for the launch (at least, 20 years late)

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by Byron1976
Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Engine Fire last night on an Aerolineas Argentinas flight at JFK?
Replies: 14
Views: 4783

Re: Engine Fire last night on an Aerolineas Argentinas flight at JFK?

Are there any new pic from the incident?

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by Byron1976
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chile's newest ULCC: JetSmart
Replies: 9
Views: 2379

Re: Chile's newest ULCC: JetSmart

It will be interesting to follow the ULCC model in South América, when for example in Argentina there's a strong oposition to the LCC model, and I can't imagine what the unions will tell about this in the near future... With the wild competition between airlines in the South American market, the ULC...

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by Byron1976
Sat Jan 28, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 73537

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

So... I got to do this too? If you're asking if your posts require approval, the answer is no. This only applies to new members making their first posts. It gives us a way to screen new users and their post content before their posts can actually go live. We have had a number of users creating mult...

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by Byron1976
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 73537

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

So... I got to do this too?

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by Byron1976
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Argentina receives its 1st brand new aircraft (ATR-72)
Replies: 5
Views: 1324

Re: Avianca Argentina receives its 1st brand new aircraft (ATR-72)

Sadly, the unions (many of them controlled politically by people that are related to Cristina Kirchner) aren't colaborating neither a little bit on these days. They're saying that LCC in Argentina will affect AR and AU jobs and that the LCC are unsafe... As far as I know, AV isn't a LCC, but there a...

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by Byron1976
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could A 747SP Really Fly Further Than A 747-200?
Replies: 139
Views: 27735

Re: Could A 747SP Really Fly Further Than A 747-200?

I love threads like this one here on A-net. It's fully enjoyable learning material and historic facts related to airlines and their ops.

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by Byron1976
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 reported down near Bishkek
Replies: 118
Views: 45482

Re: 747 reported down near Bishkek

RIP to the victims. Is it confirmed was a T/O crash/overrun?

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by Byron1976
Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Space flex, passenger / crew push back
Replies: 97
Views: 19994

Re: Airbus A320 Space flex, passenger / crew push back

I see some complains about the 737 "solution" (nothing elegant in my opinon), but the row 32 on Airbus "Space Flex" mode, looks very, very cramped... Both manufacturers are going very far in the name of revenue figures discarding more and more the confort of the passengers. I wou...

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by Byron1976
Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna Citation Missing After Departing Cleveland Lakefront
Replies: 68
Views: 16084

Re: Cessna Citation Missing After Departing Cleveland Lakefront

Sounds like multiple risks taken here for this flight, and maybe the pilot tried his luck in this..... We all try our luck sometimes, but when it comes to flying..... "if in doubt, chicken out". Take the night off, let the weather move on, grab some sleep and then try again. Easier said t...

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by Byron1976
Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 208760

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

None of the videos shows what the aircraft could run over on the overrun throught the field before get airbone. It could have hitted trees or cattle. As many here noticed, there was a small structure that could make important damage to the aircraft, specially the hydraulic system. Lets not forget th...

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by Byron1976
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 208760

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

Sh...., why did they decide to fly with such a large bank angle... Not an expert, of course, but the terrain is rather flat, if they would have flown a not so agressive turn they might have made it back to the airport.... May be loss of hydraulic pressure after hitting something before they get air...

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by Byron1976
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 208760

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

Coming back to the topic, I got 3 posibilities: 1) wrong load distribution (heavy nose). 2) Overweight. 3) Wrong flap take off setup. 4) Engine failure during take off run. The fourth I'm skeptical because isn't visible any smoke from the engines or strange sounds from them.

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by Byron1976
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 208760

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

Another sad news from Colombia...

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by Byron1976
Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to operate in Argentina
Replies: 50
Views: 10336

Re: Norwegian to operate in Argentina

As to a lack of alternative airports in Argentina, that is not accurate. Buenos Aires alone has five airports, two of which are mostly idle. In fact FlyBondi will operate from El Palomar, one of those two. In other cities, in most cases the existing airports have plenty of room to grow. The challen...

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by Byron1976
Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to operate in Argentina
Replies: 50
Views: 10336

Re: Norwegian to operate in Argentina

There are many anouncements of many airlines to opérate in Argentina. There's Norwegian, Fly Bondi, Ryanair and Avianca. Of all them, just Avianca seems to be the most realistic approach to argentinian market, since brand new ATR in AV Argentina are coming this month from France. It will be interest...

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by Byron1976
Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna scraps unsold skycatcher frames
Replies: 36
Views: 7693

Re: Cessna scraps unsold skycatcher frames

JoeCanuck wrote:
Basically, Cessna long ago forgot about its roots.

:checkmark:
Cessna does not need to invent the gunpowder again. Training will always be training.

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Airliners.net Homepage Preview
Replies: 152
Views: 13213

Re: New Airliners.net Homepage Preview

It's an update of the old homepage of Anet. I like it, that was the answer to the update to the new web standard.

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by Byron1976
Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Only one ship left to search for MH370
Replies: 58
Views: 9609

Re: Only one ship left to search for MH370

The chain of events of MH370 we know is more than strange and mistery continues with no rational explanation at all, leaving us surrounded with theories of all kind. What about the debris founded near Madagascar? Some one told anything about the results?

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by Byron1976
Wed Dec 14, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Any Airline Purchase the A380 and Would Have Been Better Served with the 748?
Replies: 79
Views: 12361

Re: Did Any Airline Purchase the A380 and Would Have Been Better Served with the 748?

No and Lufthansa would have been better of buying more A380's and no 748i's at all. Now they have almost half of the entire microscopic worldwide 747-8i fleet with little to no resale value at all so they are forced to fly those planes to the ground just like the A340-600's. EK has the same problem...

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by Byron1976
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Any Airline Purchase the A380 and Would Have Been Better Served with the 748?
Replies: 79
Views: 12361

Re: Did Any Airline Purchase the A380 and Would Have Been Better Served with the 748?

The VLA are victims in first instance of the trends of the way that airlines use their fleets (frequency over capacity) and in the other hand, the growing of the capabilities of twin engined airplanes, that fit perfectly the business trend. Some airlines that buyed the A380 faces the same problems t...

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Boeing 787-10 enters final assembly
Replies: 150
Views: 41299

Re: First Boeing 787-10 enters final assembly

Erebus wrote:
The 787-9 is the best proportioned in the family.


:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beyond the 777
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Re: Beyond the 777

As I can see... BWB concept is great for cargo, but for pax ops... I don't see so many people happy to fly in a box... because in the BWB concept, is this: fly cheap, but in a near blind box. Today, people fly on airplanes with windows. What people will say if they got to travel in a container for ...

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beyond the 777
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Re: Beyond the 777

As I can see... BWB concept is great for cargo, but for pax ops... I don't see so many people happy to fly in a box... because in the BWB concept, is this: fly cheap, but in a near blind box. Today, people fly on airplanes with windows. What people will say if they got to travel in a container for a...

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can an Airplane be Painted With a Matte Look?
Replies: 29
Views: 6560

Re: Can an Airplane be Painted With a Matte Look?

BestWestern wrote:
The NW livery still looks great.

:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can an Airplane be Painted With a Matte Look?
Replies: 29
Views: 6560

Re: Can an Airplane be Painted With a Matte Look?

LAXPAX wrote:
Came in here to post the NW example, and 777klm beat me to it! Always liked that livery though.

Oh well, here's another glamour shot:



Final NW livery had a pearl Paint, it looked matte, but it was glossy. Same goes for the last AZ and EY liveries.

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by Byron1976
Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

So no one knows where was the crash site position from the RWY? That's easy to determine: Avherald has a picture of the crash site and also an approach chart. The wreck is 100-200 meters from the Rio Negro VOR. From that VOR to the begin of the runway... 9.5 nm, a 6° track. David http://avherald.co...

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by Byron1976
Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

Does someone has a map with the location of the wreckage and the position od the runway? So no one knows where was the crash site position from the RWY? Other thing that makes me think about the crash: With fuel tanks dried, and engines out, as far as I know the RJ-85 has no RAT to keep systems fun...

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by Byron1976
Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

Does someone has a map with the location of the wreckage and the position od the runway?

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by Byron1976
Sat Dec 03, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

Reading the thread would have cleared that up. They took off with full tanks and zero reserve, so they knew from the moment they released the parking brake. Good point on me reading the tread! :-) But I just refuse to believe, after listening to the recording, that they didn't realise how little fu...

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

E2 wrote:
bad luck


This accident was anything but bad luck.


:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by Byron1976
Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

Flighty wrote:
the real problem is they gambled (they bet everyone's life) that no complications of any kind would occur on approach.


:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by Byron1976
Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 125081

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

Avro 146 going from Bolivia to Rio Negro.... Thats near the limit of the aircraft distance wise, then you factor in high altitude airfield take off performance out of Bolivia, with a full passenger load + equipment and bags? Yeah, no way that plane was carrying all the fuel in order to keep the ful...

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