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by adityashankar
Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:41 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Airliners.net Homepage Preview
Replies: 152
Views: 13941

Re: New Airliners.net Homepage Preview

Can we have the photos opening on a new tab like before??

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by adityashankar
Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remnants of old terminals
Replies: 106
Views: 20975

Re: Remnants of old terminals

I have written about Bangalore's (India) HAL airport and Sharjah's (U.A.E.) old airport (now the Al Mahattah Museum) on my blog. Here are the links; HAL Airport: https://av8radi.com/2013/08/20/a-specia ... ore-india/ Al Mahattah Museum: https://av8radi.com/2013/05/30/al-mahat ... jah-u-a-e/ Enjoy an...

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by adityashankar
Sat Nov 28, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Aviation On Instagram?
Replies: 32
Views: 11057

RE: Aviation On Instagram?

I have one too....purely for aviation and aviation related topics like my bog.

My profile is @av8radi

Cheers,
Eddy

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by adityashankar
Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newest Aircraft Involved In Hull-loss Incidents?
Replies: 51
Views: 17114

RE: Newest Aircraft Involved In Hull-loss Incidents?

Also Indian Airlines Flight 605. An Airbus A320 (VT-EPN), I remember my grandad telling me it was a new aircraft.

http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19900214-2

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by adityashankar
Wed Nov 26, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carrying Large Amount Of DVD's While Travelling?
Replies: 3
Views: 2186

RE: Carrying Large Amount Of DVD's While Travelling?

@ blueflyer and @AR385 Thank you so much for your replies. It's good that I can carry my collection back home. Umm, I do have three big suitcases and I plan on spreading my collection out amongst them. I personally have no objection with my collection being examined at the airport. After all I have ...

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by adityashankar
Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carrying Large Amount Of DVD's While Travelling?
Replies: 3
Views: 2186

Carrying Large Amount Of DVD's While Travelling?

Hey Folks, I moved to Canada in 2009 to finish up my high school and undergraduate degree. As 2015 approaches, it's time to graduate and to go back home to Dubai. While living in Canada, I caught the 'Aviation DVDs' bug and started collecting aviation programs (I currently have around 68 programs). ...

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by adityashankar
Fri May 23, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-3 At Ottawa (YOW)
Replies: 1
Views: 2046

DC-3 At Ottawa (YOW)

Hey gang, Just thought I would share this with you! Yesterday (22 May 2014), I went to <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym> to drop a friend of mine and I saw a DC-3 Taking off. Behind it was another rare bird...I thi...

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by adityashankar
Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines First A380 Fully Painted
Replies: 65
Views: 18929

RE: Asiana Airlines First A380 Fully Painted

Ok, I'm finally gonna get this off my chest.... Seriously Asiana's livery looks like a faded version of <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>'s livery  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/relieved.gif" width="30" height="15" border="0"...

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by adityashankar
Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2
Replies: 256
Views: 162524

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2

Hey guys, It's bad news.... <a href="http://www.airlinereporter.com/2014/03/breaking-malaysia-airlines-flight-mh370-missing/" target="_blank">http://www.airlinereporter.com/2014/...sia-airlines-flight-mh370-missing/</a> Quote of the headline: "UPDATED: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777-200E...

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by adityashankar
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Do You Like Your Eggs?
Replies: 74
Views: 4306

RE: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

Mostly Omelette or scrambled.....don't mind boiled. I don't particularly like over-easy.

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by adityashankar
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Related Personal Websites And Blogs
Replies: 4
Views: 16384

RE: Airline Related Personal Websites And Blogs

Hi Folks I started this blog somewhere in May just to share my passion for aviation with everyone. The sections include Trip Reports, Articles and DVD Reviews! Under Trip Reports - well this speaks for itself Under Articles - i'll be writing about museums, airshows or just anything I feel like shari...

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by adityashankar
Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada To Take 22 Boeing 787-9s
Replies: 69
Views: 24676

RE: Air Canada To Take 22 Boeing 787-9s

This is awesome, I was about to start a new topic asking about AC's 787....great timing loll 

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by adityashankar
Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2010 Summer Trip (Starring EK And AC) - Part 2
Replies: 0
Views: 4731

2010 Summer Trip (Starring EK And AC) - Part 2

Hey A.netters, Welcome to Part 2!! <a href="http://av8radi.wordpress.com/2013/07/06/trip-report-part-2-2010-summer-trip-starring-ek-and-ac/" target="_blank">http://av8radi.wordpress.com/2013/07...10-summer-trip-starring-ek-and-ac/</a> Here I continue on from where I left off in Part 1. This includes...

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by adityashankar
Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2010 Summer Trip (Starring WS, EK And 6E) - Part 1
Replies: 0
Views: 4209

2010 Summer Trip (Starring WS, EK And 6E) - Part 1

Hey all, I know it has been ages since I posted a report, but I have been having so many things going on, I just didn't have the time. Anyway, I recently started a blog where I share my love for aviation with everyone. Mind you, my blog is still taking its baby steps (I started the blog somewhere at...

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by adityashankar
Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: KLM - New Social Media Gaming App
Replies: 3
Views: 11421

RE: KLM - New Social Media Gaming App

Awesome!!! Can't wait for this to come to Android!!!
Thanks for sharing  

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by adityashankar
Mon May 27, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Ice Pilots – Anyone Still Watching?
Replies: 11
Views: 15335

RE: Ice Pilots – Anyone Still Watching?

Well its one of the better shows on TV, but yes I do agree.....the drama is sometimes annoying!!

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by adityashankar
Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways Club And Cunard's Queen Mary 2 TA
Replies: 107
Views: 35311

RE: British Airways Club And Cunard's Queen Mary 2 TA

A wonderful report. I enjoyed it!!
thanks for posting!!

cheers
Aditya

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by adityashankar
Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AI 787 Dreamliner DEL-BLR (with Lots Of Pics!)
Replies: 34
Views: 34931

RE: AI 787 Dreamliner DEL-BLR (with Lots Of Pics!)

Hey "Out with the old, in with the new" eh? You flew out of <acronym title="Bangalore - International / Devanahalli (BLR / VOBL), India">BLR</acronym> on Kingfisher (old, as in the airline has ceased operations) and you came back on <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> 787 (new....that speaks for...

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by adityashankar
Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any Just Planes DVD Collectors?
Replies: 50
Views: 26860

RE: Any Just Planes DVD Collectors?

Hey First of all, thank you for all the responses...I had a busy week and couldn't respond earlier...Anyway <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>It's good to see you have caught the Just Planes...

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by adityashankar
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any Just Planes DVD Collectors?
Replies: 50
Views: 26860

Any Just Planes DVD Collectors?

Hey a.netters, I recently started collecting DVD's from Just Planes videos and I have a steady-growing collection. I currently have 10 DVD's (9 'flight in the cockpit' DVD's and 1 airport DVD) and I have placed 3 more on order. My favourites are the Austrian 777, Oman Air and Kingfisher Airlines. Ho...

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by adityashankar
Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is 737,747,757,767,777,787 Possible
Replies: 45
Views: 19988

RE: Is 737,747,757,767,777,787 Possible

Ethiopian airlines have all but the 747. 

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by adityashankar
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Year's Resolution 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2715

New Year's Resolution 2013

Hey all, First things first - a very happy new year to everyone!! May the new year bring happiness and success in all forms. So let's start this new year by sharing our new year's resolution. Mine's " to workout a lot...no laziness, no excuses. I wanna look like a professional wrestler by the end of...

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by adityashankar
Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Soups And Salads
Replies: 17
Views: 3240

RE: Favorite Soups And Salads

My Favourite soups: Cream of mushroom clam chowder sweet corn soup tomato soup wonton soup Salads: Potato Pretty much any veggie and greens with ranch dressing Normally it just precludes for something bigger....I have a huge appetite  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graph...

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by adityashankar
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dream Come True. DEL-BLR On AI 787 Dream)Liner
Replies: 15
Views: 16929

RE: Dream Come True. DEL-BLR On AI 787 Dream)Liner

Awesome Report....O and 3 words

I Envy You  

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by adityashankar
Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So, What Mobile Phones Did You Own?
Replies: 45
Views: 17524

So, What Mobile Phones Did You Own?

Well I'm 21 ...And i got my first mobile phone when i was around 15, It all started with this baby here...a Sony Ericsson T630i <img src="http://st2.gsmarena.com/vv/pics/sonyericsson/snt630_00.jpg" width="389" height="400" border="0"/> Then I moved on to this baby .....a K750i <img src="http://st2.g...

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by adityashankar
Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kingfisher Airlines To Lose Aviation License
Replies: 117
Views: 27526

Kingfisher Airlines To Lose Aviation License

I just saw the JustPlanes (World Air Routes) Kingfisher video, can't believe its the same airline going through so much.....I got a chance to fly them September 2011, good service.....All the best for the employees, I'm sure they'll get a job soon, especially with IndiGo expanding their fleet, If I'...

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by adityashankar
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kingfisher Airlines Owner Could Face Arrest!
Replies: 24
Views: 11953

Kingfisher Airlines Owner Could Face Arrest!

Hey A.netters, i'm pretty sure this whole 'KF might close down', 'should close down' is becoming a broken record, well to add more that, here's a new development in that story. Apparently <acronym title="Air Botnia (Finland)">KF</acronym> owner Vijay Mallya could face an arrest, in regards to his ch...

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by adityashankar
Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DXB-YYZ September 2009 (EK A380 Business Class)
Replies: 2
Views: 9329

DXB-YYZ September 2009 (EK A380 Business Class)

It’s good to be back  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I was tied with university for a while and now that summer is here, I though I would write more trip reports. <b>Introduction</b> >>> So after a nice rela...

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by adityashankar
Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:28 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Mayday (TV Show) Recreation Of Scenes?
Replies: 9
Views: 33204

Mayday (TV Show) Recreation Of Scenes?

Hey A.netters, I was going through some of the episodes of Mayday on Youtube, and I was wondering, Do they recreate the "crash site" in a studio? or Do they shoot against the green screen? The reason why I'm curious is, because the debris around the field does look accurate (so does the evidence) an...

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by adityashankar
Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Censorship In IFE?
Replies: 15
Views: 5136

RE: Censorship In IFE?

I have flown <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> many times and I have noticed they censor their movies... I remember back in 2007, I flew <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> from <acronym title="Bangalore - International / Devanahalli (BLR / VOBL)...

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by adityashankar
Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People's Favourite Adam Sandler Movie?
Replies: 31
Views: 3198

RE: People's Favourite Adam Sandler Movie?

I'm not a fan of Adam Sandler, but I did enjoy "The Longest Yard" and "Zohan"
I'm amazed no one brought up "The longest yard" here!!

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by adityashankar
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Finland Declares Bankruptcy
Replies: 45
Views: 17724

RE: Air Finland Declares Bankruptcy

No, not again.....I think we lost a lot of good airlines between 2010 and now!! Next in line, based on what i read (or still read) is Kingfisher airlines in India and American Airlines has been in trouble in recent months.

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by adityashankar
Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EY MUC-AUH-MUC A332 + The Best Of Dubai
Replies: 11
Views: 13583

RE: EY MUC-AUH-MUC A332 + The Best Of Dubai

Great Report!! Since I lived in <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> for 10 years, some of the pics brought back nice memories. I have flown <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> countless times and I'm curious to try the <ac...

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by adityashankar
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?
Replies: 55
Views: 23923

RE: EK A388 Divert Because Of No Crew Rests:Pampering?

WOW Good job <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>!! Its always safety first!! Remember what happened when pilots are tired, as in the case of many aviation disasters (as seen on Air crash investigations), I rather stop at various airports, than have tired crew who could enda...

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by adityashankar
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ANA Boeing 787 Experience (FRA-HND) And Air Canada
Replies: 23
Views: 28323

RE: ANA Boeing 787 Experience (FRA-HND) And Air Canada

It is so great to see a detailed report on the Boeing 787, I was eagerly waiting for this one!! Great pics, and I must say, I love the shape of the wing on the B787.

Cheers
Aditya Shankar

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by adityashankar
Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS
Replies: 40
Views: 7115

RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Hey

Great report, I really loved the "That's all folks" picture at the end...
cheers
Aditya

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by adityashankar
Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LO016 EWR-WAW Emergency
Replies: 241
Views: 75285

RE: LO016 EWR-WAW Emergency

Hey i found this video on yahoo, this apparently catches most of the landing...... <a href="http://ca.news.yahoo.com/video/world-22186928/plane-carring-230-lands-without-wheels-in-poland-27123537.html" target="_blank">http://ca.news.yahoo.com/video/world...out-wheels-in-poland-27123537.html</a> Kudo...

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by adityashankar
Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: India Trip 2009 (AIX, 9W And EK) (Pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 9614

RE: India Trip 2009 (AIX, 9W And EK) (Pics)

@ MSS658 Thank you, glad you enjoyed the report...  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> @ Nimish How were the loads on the <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<...

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by adityashankar
Mon Aug 22, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: India Trip 2009 (AIX, 9W And EK) (Pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 9614

India Trip 2009 (AIX, 9W And EK) (Pics)

<b>Introduction</b> So after flying on the A380 for the first time, I had a great start to the summer of 2009. Then around July, it was time for a short trip to India. I haven’t flown Air India (or Indian Airlines) in a while now. The last time I recollect flying them is January 1st 2004. Air India ...

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by adityashankar
Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oriental Evasion From Winter (4): Dubai & Sharjah
Replies: 8
Views: 10521

RE: Oriental Evasion From Winter (4): Dubai & Sharjah

Hey.... I spent most of my childhood in the Sharjah/Dubai area, and this report took me back...Especially the Al Mahattah museum part.... I used to live close-by, and used to visit the museum often. Great report, and thanks for the memories <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums...

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by adityashankar
Sat Jul 23, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YYZ-DXB June 2009 EK A380
Replies: 4
Views: 10916

RE: YYZ-DXB June 2009 EK A380

@ JetBlue777 ; @ MSS658 and @ acws777

Thank you...glad you enjoyed it 

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by adityashankar
Sat Jul 02, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YYZ-DXB June 2009 EK A380
Replies: 4
Views: 10916

YYZ-DXB June 2009 EK A380

Hey all, Sorry folks, I just finished first year of engineering at Carleton University and I was busy with the moving out of the dorm and into my apartment, so I couldn't follow my rule of "a trip report a month". Anyway all that aside...I have more or less settled in my new apartment and I now pres...

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by adityashankar
Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Il-18D Tandem Aero TDM1410/1411: KIV-IEV-LUBM-KIV
Replies: 24
Views: 17235

RE: Il-18D Tandem Aero TDM1410/1411: KIV-IEV-LUBM-KIV

Hey!!...Great Report. It really got me thinking. Aviation is just a little more than 100 years old and the cockpit shots in this report is a remainder of how we have evolved from analog dials to modern glass cockpits in such a short time.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/...

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by adityashankar
Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Incredible India: Dubai To Delhi And Beyond
Replies: 81
Views: 24539

RE: Incredible India: Dubai To Delhi And Beyond

Hey, Awesome Report!!! As a person of Indian Origin and as an aviation nutter... My memories of Indian airports, were those of <acronym title="Bangalore - International / Devanahalli (BLR / VOBL), India">BLR</acronym> (the HAL one), <acronym title="Chennai (Madras) (- Meenambakkam) (MAA / VOMM), Ind...

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by adityashankar
Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DXB-YYZ On EK's Boeing 777 (January 27 2009)
Replies: 1
Views: 10991

DXB-YYZ On EK's Boeing 777 (January 27 2009)

Hello all!!! First of all, let me apologize for the delay… I normally make it a point to upload one trip report at the beginning of every month, sadly this month I was a little busy. Anyway, now that’s off my head….onward toward the feature presentation  <img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airlin...

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by adityashankar
Sat Mar 19, 2011 10:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Kingfisher IT 71: 24/JAN/10: BOM-HKG: J Cabin
Replies: 17
Views: 33154

RE: Kingfisher IT 71: 24/JAN/10: BOM-HKG: J Cabin

Great Report!!! I really like the new look of Mumbai's airport!!!!

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by adityashankar
Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates Trips To BLR Part 2/2 (very Long)
Replies: 1
Views: 12133

Emirates Trips To BLR Part 2/2 (very Long)

Hello Again my fellow Aviation nutters!!! Welcome to Part 2 of my report on <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym>-<acronym title="Bangalore - International / Devanahalli (BLR / VOBL), India">BLR</acronym>, The link to Part 1 is here: <i><a href="/avi...

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by adityashankar
Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates Trips To BLR And Back- Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 16782

RE: Emirates Trips To BLR And Back- Part 1

@Ojas : thank you, glad u enjoyed it @ Nimish: thank you, yea I do agree, an addition of the ICE system would make flying <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym>'s A330 even more enjoyable <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif"...

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by adityashankar
Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates Trips To BLR And Back- Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 16782

Emirates Trips To BLR And Back- Part 1

Hi all!!! Welcome to my second trip report, the link to the first one is here: <i><a href="/aviation-forums/trip_reports/read.main/182246" target="_blank">Air Arabia <acronym title="Sharjah - International (SHJ / OMSJ), United Arab Emirates">SHJ</acronym>-BOM (June 16, 2007) (pics)</a></i> <font siz...

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by adityashankar
Wed Dec 29, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Arabia SHJ-BOM (June 16, 2007) (pics)
Replies: 5
Views: 12850

RE: Air Arabia SHJ-BOM (June 16, 2007) (pics)

@ CrimsonNL thank you @jambo Thank you for bringing it to my notice, apparently that's outdated info as seen in this website (under education) <a href="http://www.atac.ca/en/learn_to_fly/pilot_career_brochure.html#_Toc65056524" target="_blank">http://www.atac.ca/en/learn_to_fly/p..._career_brochure....

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