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by clickhappy
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Camera Confusion
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: Camera Confusion

Aquib - My first thought is you should be buying a camera that allows you to take the pictures you are happy with, not a camera that will satisfy a websites requirements. That being said, at the distances you mention any picture accepted, from any camera, will be the exception, not the rule. The far...

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by clickhappy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photos not showing up after acceptance?
Replies: 130
Views: 19499

Re: Photos not showing up after acceptance?

Paul - Thank you!

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by clickhappy
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rejection Feedback
Replies: 1
Views: 1871

Re: Rejection Feedback

To me it looks like you have been quite aggressive with noise reduction - giving the fuselage a very smooth, plastic look. That and some motion blur makes the shot soft - and then over sharpened to try to fix it. You shouldn't be seeing any jaggies around the large titles - that is what I would use ...

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by clickhappy
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Demise of WN in the PNW
Replies: 40
Views: 6866

Re: Demise of WN in the PNW

WN wanted to fly out of BFI, when the county told them no they started to downsize KSEA. This was 04-05 if my memory is correct.

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by clickhappy
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about 767-300 N984AN
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

Re: Question about 767-300 N984AN

Brick - great info, thank you.

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by clickhappy
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about 767-300 N984AN
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

Question about 767-300 N984AN

A quick Google search shows that N984AN, ex HS-BIG (Business Air, Thailand) is stored at Hondo Texas, Google Maps appears to back this up, but the frame isn't visible on Bing maps (no date listed for either sat view). Is it possible N984AN was flown to ROW at some point? Or, was it broken up in Hond...

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by clickhappy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Locations of ex-NW planes not yet parted out
Replies: 35
Views: 4590

Re: Locations of ex-NW planes not yet parted out



This one is still here...

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by clickhappy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Y'all ready for some heat haze?
Replies: 5
Views: 1218

Y'all ready for some heat haze?

https://www.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-produ ... p1000.html

Can't wait to get one.
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Nikon has announced the P1000 - a 16mp CMOS sensor with a 3000mm zoom. And it's 24mm on the wide-end.

More info on the Nikon site:

https://www.nikonusa.com/en/nikon-produ ... p1000.html

Can't wait to get one.

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by clickhappy
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First "decent" lens.. now what..
Replies: 5
Views: 926

Re: First "decent" lens.. now what..

I believe there is an old rule about double the shutter speed of your focal length - so at 150mm you should be at a minimum of 1/300 of a second. OS should be worth a little here, but it sounds like you need some seat time to polish your technique. I would look to do some sunny day shooting - shoot ...

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by clickhappy
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Acceptance Help
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: Acceptance Help

Simone - I am sure most long-time uploaders have gone through what you are experiencing more than once - it can indeed be frustrating. Things like new cameras, glass, and software can really make one loose the plot - currently I am in my own Photoshop hell as I recently upgraded versions and all my ...

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by clickhappy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Noise rejection for a Southwest 737 photo
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Re: Noise rejection for a Southwest 737 photo

After working numerous times to perfect this photo of a Southwest 737 landing at MDW, without avail, I still have the photo rejected I'll be blunt - it's time to move on, this image is nowhere near the quality needed to be added. The easiest thing to do is compare your image to others in the databa...

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by clickhappy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why upload here?
Replies: 61
Views: 7592

Re: Why upload here?

Chris (Goodyear) - I see your first accepted image to the site was on Feb 10 2018, so less than two months ago, and you have had a forum account for four months; How could you possibly know that "The site traffic is simply gone...?" Quite bluntly, you aren't qualified to even talk about it...

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by clickhappy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MHV photography
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: MHV photography

dutchspotter1 - Just had a look at Google Earth, I took the L1011 shot just north of the intersection of Sabovich and Avtel (which is a dead end street). I think it has been many years since you could take shots of the boneyard non-airside. There used to be a lot of planes stored on the westside of ...

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by clickhappy
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MHV photography
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: MHV photography

You used to be able to get driven around MHV, Javier was a well-known guy, once he left it wasn't long before the airside access did the same. MHV is now a very unfriendly airport with regards to photography - there are signs posted on the perimeter fences, saying that photography is illegal. I had ...

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by clickhappy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?
Replies: 16
Views: 1773

Re: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?

That's a nice image, dig the fall colors. For me it was finally getting a chance to shoot the McDonnell 220 biz jet. Ever since Nick shot it before 9/11 I've wanted to see it, I finally had my chance this past spring, we flew TRM-IGM-GYR-ELP where we stated for the night, before heading on to ROW (a...

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by clickhappy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22935

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

This thread is a dumpster fire. People who believe in the 787 and its mission-statement are providing plenty of details, people that dislike the 787 (maybe the 787 was mean to them when they were young?) are saying those aren't valid examples. I don't think anyone (with a reasonable outlook) expects...

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22935

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

KIX-LAX is flown by JAL.

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22935

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

I'd say LAX-KIX is a P2P route.

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by clickhappy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning
Replies: 39
Views: 1491

Re: Cloning

f/8 creates sufficient depth of field that, given the composure (and I use that term lightly) of your image everything would be in focus. It sounds like you are trying to describe bokeh, which has zero bearing on this discussion. Maybe it is a language barrier, but your understanding of basic photog...

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by clickhappy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning
Replies: 39
Views: 1491

Re: Cloning

explains to you about the low-light photography scene with f-8 diaphragms and longer exposure times. If you do not know these details, please ask questions on the forum about these things Dude - you are not making any sense. The image you have shown was taken at f/6.3 and 1/200. There is nothing 'l...

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by clickhappy
Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Intermodal Cargo Aircraft Patent
Replies: 34
Views: 6618

Boeing Intermodal Cargo Aircraft Patent

This looks pretty cool: <a href="http://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/a18929/boeing-patents-cargo-plane-move-shipping-containers/" target="_blank">http://www.popularmechanics.com/flig...go-plane-move-shipping-containers/</a> Basically the plane drops down on the containers. I wonder if the weight ...

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by clickhappy
Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Hey, Happy New Year, Picky Screener!
Replies: 47
Views: 2291

RE: Hey, Happy New Year, Picky Screener!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Kulverstukas" class="quote" target="_blank">Kulverstukas</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Still, its score 3:1 in my favor...

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by clickhappy
Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Len90: Post Screening Early 2016
Replies: 65
Views: 2700

RE: Len90: Post Screening Early 2016

The photo is very blurry and should have been rejected as such from the beginning. Mistakes happen.

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by clickhappy
Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SXM And Focus Points
Replies: 10
Views: 5880

RE: SXM And Focus Points

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/trevisan26" class="quote" target="_blank">trevisan26</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> I would be loosing almost half of the...

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Exposure
Replies: 3
Views: 591

RE: Pre-screening: Exposure

Great shot! Love the angle and the light. It doesn't look to be overexposed per se, but it does seem overly bright. I would knock the whole exposure back 1/3 of a stop and go from there.

No reason a shot like that shouldn't be in the database, common or not.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing
Replies: 49
Views: 16951

RE: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing

will post a couple of shots later, I don't recall.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing
Replies: 49
Views: 16951

RE: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing

They won't be taken up by UA. There are something like 10-12 ex-UA 757 currently parked up at GYR.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Tinted Lights
Replies: 7
Views: 845

RE: Pre-screening: Tinted Lights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>That looks like one of those shots where t...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SXM And Focus Points
Replies: 10
Views: 5880

RE: SXM And Focus Points

You can use just a center focus point at SXM. Your cameras AF will be quick enough to achieve focus lock.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Question On Leveling
Replies: 2
Views: 747

RE: Question On Leveling

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FYODOR" class="quote" target="_blank">FYODOR</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Does it mean the rules on leveling at c...

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?
Replies: 4
Views: 680

RE: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?

Correct - but an appeal could run into some other issues.

Thanks for pointing that out Vik!

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?
Replies: 4
Views: 680

RE: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?

It is also a very common frame.

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Info Rejection? Thank You!
Replies: 10
Views: 1092

RE: Info Rejection? Thank You!

It sounds, based on your sarcastic tone, that you have some sort of grudge against the screening team. Why not man-up, own the mistake, fix it, and move on? Surely that is a better move than bemoan a volunteer workforce?

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Runway Excursion At BNA
Replies: 77
Views: 22305

RE: WN Runway Excursion At BNA

In before the "Is it a write off?" posts.

Hope everyone is okay.

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by clickhappy
Tue Dec 15, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Privilege Style B777 To Be Wet-leased To Finnair
Replies: 37
Views: 19532

RE: Privilege Style B777 To Be Wet-leased To Finnair

Looks like the date has been pushed back again for the Privilege Style 777 <i>From 7 to 22 December (instead of 18 December as informed earlier) the aircraft and crew are leased from Portuguese airline EuroAtlantic Airways. Spanish airline Privilege Style’s aircraft and crew will be used from 23 to ...

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by clickhappy
Tue Dec 15, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Leasing (A380 Content)
Replies: 8
Views: 1488

Question About Leasing (A380 Content)

Reading this article: <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-14/a380-owners-target-u-s-china-role-for-surplus-singapore-planes" target="_blank">http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...-role-for-surplus-singapore-planes</a> it states: <i>Singapore Air must reach a decision by next Sep...

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by clickhappy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Will This Kind Of Crop Work For Anet?
Replies: 8
Views: 853

RE: Will This Kind Of Crop Work For Anet?

That is a pretty rad photo   

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:32 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: NR Help Please!
Replies: 20
Views: 2065

RE: NR Help Please!

Not sure how rare the reg is, but I would put it at 50/50

I would personally HQ it with a comment of 'marginal'

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: NR Help Please!
Replies: 20
Views: 2065

RE: NR Help Please!

Amrit - the shot is a very large crop, so that is going to aggravate the noise and grain issue, but I gave it a stab: <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=4178&filename=1449796596U8NQYC.jpg" target="_blank"><img bo...

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet
Replies: 7
Views: 714

RE: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet

Roger - I find the foreground clutter distracting. But, I have high standards, so that's just my opinion   

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet
Replies: 7
Views: 714

RE: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet

The first photo is very oversharp. Look at the stripes, they are very jagged.

The second shot is soft, and oversharp to compensate, it's also a poor motive.

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 251868

RE: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

The second 737-8 Max will have the same colors as the first.

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by clickhappy
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 5
Views: 662

RE: Pre-screening

The first two have really muddy contrast, noise, and are dark. They are also common frames. Neither will make it.

The third shot might stand a chance, but the version you have posted also is very dark and perhaps blurry.

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by clickhappy
Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:41 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening: Soft
Replies: 2
Views: 550

RE: Post Screening: Soft

Is that Hawthorne?

Shot looks okay to me...the left rotor is soft, but it's more likely a DOF issue and doesn't really impact the photo as a whole.

Did you try appealing?

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: Used A343 And 77E About Equal On COC
Replies: 210
Views: 24353

RE: Leeham: Used A343 And 77E About Equal On COC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ScottB" class="quote" target="_blank">ScottB</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I don't think it's simply that. <acronym title...

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2278

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>You know Royal, you come across as an arro...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2278

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

Vik - The title of this thread is "is it Anet worthy?" I never said "A.net rules the world of photography." (Whatever that means BTW). The thread is about making photos for this website, isn't it? The reasons you list are probably the reason you didn't make it as a screener. The same goes for Steve....

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening: Zachary165
Replies: 2
Views: 574

RE: Post Screening: Zachary165

Zachary - I am on a tablet at the moment, but that shot seems pretty good. Did you try appealing?

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2278

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

Why? So you can spend all your time trying to make a picture "look good" in Photoshop? OP should focus on mastering photography in good light before attempting conditions like this. Learn about things like white balance and exposure. It's obvious from these examples you don't know how to do either. ...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI: No Money For Spare Parts, Shortage
Replies: 85
Views: 18286

RE: AI: No Money For Spare Parts, Shortage

Rob - did you actually read the article? <i>The aircraft were not operational for about 10 months each as worldwide demand for parts outpaced supply from Boeing, and Air India failed to procure components on credit due to a “financial crunch”, Mahesh Sharma, India’s junior aviation minister, told pa...

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