Pe@rson
Topic Author
Posts: 16001
Joined: Sat Jan 13, 2001 6:29 pm

Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Thu Apr 15, 2004 7:01 am

Will anyone be at MAN tomorrow? I will be there for 2 days (staying overnight) - tomorrow and Friday. I leave at 0217 and arrive into MAN at 0545, just in time for sunrise at 0611. Hopefully it will be quite mild. I wonder whether I'm dedicated or stupid or both, but it'll certainly be fun and enjoyable. If you're going, I might see you there!
"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
 
Demoose
Posts: 1891
Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2001 8:06 am

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Thu Apr 15, 2004 8:01 am

I was planning on going on Friday if the weather is ok, to get a final fix of the action before I return to Uni. As I won't have a car I will most likely only venture as far as the Aviation viewing park. If you're about still I might see you there.  Smile

Mark
Take a ride...fly across the sky
 
Pe@rson
Topic Author
Posts: 16001
Joined: Sat Jan 13, 2001 6:29 pm

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Thu Apr 15, 2004 8:09 am

I presume you mean the area near the runways, and not the car park? I would ask what you will wear - so I know what to look out for - but as you're a bloke you probably don't yet know.  Laugh out loud
"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
 
mhodgson
Posts: 4673
Joined: Mon Dec 30, 2002 8:47 pm

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Thu Apr 15, 2004 7:24 pm

I may be there Friday, complete with car, all depends on the weather.
No trees were harmed by this message. However, several million electrons were terribly inconvenienced
 
Britair
Posts: 900
Joined: Fri Aug 27, 1999 3:50 am

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Fri Apr 16, 2004 1:17 am

I was just in Manchester today for a day trip for work and noticed a USAirways 757 near the FLS hangar. Does anyone know what it is doing there? I'm assuming it's a lease or something and not operating a US transatlantic flight???

Cheers .
 
dc-10 levo
Posts: 3376
Joined: Mon Nov 19, 2001 3:22 am

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Fri Apr 16, 2004 1:21 am

Weather for tomorrow:


http://uk.weather.com/weather/detail/UKXX0092?dayNum=1


Weather for Saturday:


http://uk.weather.com/weather/detail/UKXX0092?dayNum=2

Looks like Saturday's your best bet.

DC-10
 
Demoose
Posts: 1891
Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2001 8:06 am

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Fri Apr 16, 2004 1:25 am

Britair, that US Airways 757 is for First Choice Airways, it was delivered a few weeks ago and I don't think its due in service for a few months.

I seen the weather forecast for tomorrow, it looks like being overcast with the odd shower. Exactly like it is now as I look out of my window. Not like I expected clear blue skies though, it is Manchester.
Take a ride...fly across the sky
 
Pe@rson
Topic Author
Posts: 16001
Joined: Sat Jan 13, 2001 6:29 pm

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Mon Apr 19, 2004 2:18 am

Hi there,

Yeah, I had an EXCELLENT time at MAN, even though I often visit the place.

I stayed at the superbly-located Airport Hotel, where the arrivals (on 24R) were about 100-200ft away, i.e. very close indeed. It was very exciting. I STRONGLY recommend this place if they're landing on 24R, especially as it's a mere 20 pounds for a single room!

On the Thursday, there were a few interesting visitors, including a Saudi AF Herc and an RAF Herc.
"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
 
A3204eva
Posts: 1041
Joined: Wed Feb 18, 2004 4:25 am

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Mon Apr 19, 2004 3:08 am

A bit late now, but I was at MAN on Thursday @ 06:00 (got train @ 05:00)
flew to DUB for a business trip. Came back on Friday evening with Aer Lingus Business class. (Aer Lingus have a nice Business lounge at DUB)
"They have lady pilots......... they're not that good, but they have 'em"
 
Demoose
Posts: 1891
Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2001 8:06 am

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Mon Apr 19, 2004 9:14 am

I was at MAN last friday, although I never saw your Pe@rson unless you were the guy I got talking to on top of the T1 carpark who was also staying at the Airport Hotel and flying to Alicante the following morning. Shame the weather was a bit crap, but I did manage to see the Man City FC photoshoot for their new kit infront of a Thomas Cook 757.

Mark
Take a ride...fly across the sky
 
Pe@rson
Topic Author
Posts: 16001
Joined: Sat Jan 13, 2001 6:29 pm

RE: Anyone Going To MAN Tomorrow Or Fri?

Tue Apr 20, 2004 2:25 am

Nope, twas not me, Mark.

A320 - I was at MAN 0600 on the Thurs!
"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."

Who is online