na
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Strangely Registered 744

Tue Aug 05, 2003 7:25 pm

http://www.flugzeugbilder.de/show.cgi?124926

Sultan of Brunei´s gilded HA-MW047, seems to be the former V8-AL1. A very strange registration. Which country uses HA-?
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Tue Aug 05, 2003 7:36 pm

Really very strange, Na.
HA stands for Hungaria = Hungary.
 
dl_48
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Tue Aug 05, 2003 7:58 pm

hey there HA is used by hungary in europe,,, regards,, Davey.
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Tue Aug 05, 2003 8:02 pm

Is this going to be a permanent reg or is it just a dummy one whilst on repair?
 
N754PR
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Tue Aug 05, 2003 8:38 pm

I'm guessing its just a dummy reg.
Bush, your a sad, sad man.
 
dispatch
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Tue Aug 05, 2003 8:51 pm

Sofar, nothing on re-registering this bird.

HA-MW047:

HAMburg Werke number 047  Confused

Peter
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Wed Aug 06, 2003 12:39 am

Na,

It's V8-ALI, not AL1  Smile/happy/getting dizzy And I suppose it's more anonymous with this reg, while the plane is under maintenance.

Steph
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Wed Aug 06, 2003 12:49 am

Steph,

the reg is most likely V8-AL1, considering the other V8- regs.
I know I got it wrong in at first......

Peter
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Wed Aug 06, 2003 12:51 am

Other V8- VIP regs are V8-BKH and V8-MHB, 747's reg is Alpha Lima India.

Steph
 
na
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Wed Aug 06, 2003 1:02 am

Thats funny that they put a fake registration on it. Don´t think it helps though in terms of security.
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Wed Aug 06, 2003 7:05 am

Steph,
found I mixed up with former V8-AC1, which was on a 747SP.
Just woke up  Yawn , you're right on Alpha Lima India  Smile

Peter
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Wed Aug 06, 2003 11:33 pm

Maybe the VIP aircraft are becoming military registered? Does anyone know what normal Brunei military registrations are?
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:21 am

CX...

Brunei has this kind of military regos:

ATU-DB-301 or ABDB108 (older)

Rgds

RS
"ad astra per aspera"
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:52 am

Dispatch,

Yes ! And this SP is now A9C-HMH with Bahrain.

Steph
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 4:09 am

The spotters at HAM are also puzzled by this strange registration (HA-MW047). It is most likely a fake registration to conceal the real identity of V8-ALI to the public (of course the aviation enthusiasts knows about the aircraft's real identity).

BTW, the aircraft is due to do some flights in the near future before it leaves HAM and gets painted in Royal Brunei c/s somewhere else. So HA-MW047 isn't a military registration either. If the aircraft really takes off with this unique registration, the Kodakchrome slide shooters will get loads of money for their stuff ... Big grin


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Frank Unterspann - Hamburg, Germany
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 4:56 am

RBA c/s for V8-ALI ?? Wow  Wow! Great !

Are you sure of that ?

Steph
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 4:58 am

I hope people at HAM will keep us up to date on this.
Being at HAM I'm pretty sure the first three or four letters refer to the place it is right now.

Peter
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 5:30 am


FUAirliner wrote" It is most likely a fake registration to conceal the real identity of V8-ALI to the public (of course the aviation enthusiasts knows about the aircraft's real identity)."

I think most of the general public have no idea what sort of aircraft they are travelling in, let alone the significance of registration numbers. Very strange indeed, as it certainly doesn't fool spotters...
 
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RE: Strangely Registered 744

Thu Aug 07, 2003 6:20 am

Another pic :

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?125097

And look at the A340 behind, it's V8-AC3  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Steph

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