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by VAAengineer
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abu dhabi midfield and Etihad
Replies: 22
Views: 4269

Re: Abu dhabi midfield and Etihad

A close source at EY mentioned that for the next 3 years they will continue to trim the fat however after 2021 onward a 6% steady growth is expected

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by VAAengineer
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM/LAN retires 777F
Replies: 25
Views: 7868

Re: LATAM/LAN retires 777F

TC957 wrote:
N776LA is still operating and is on it's way to AMS today.
It's the only one they have left now. Presume it'll go to Aero Logic soon.


Yes in fact Etihad Airways Engineering in AUH took care of the transfer. it is no longer with LATAM and has gone to Aerologic

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by VAAengineer
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad A380 to CDG from July 1st
Replies: 1
Views: 620

Etihad A380 to CDG from July 1st

EY is replacing 1 of the 2 CDG flights with an A380 to increase capacity on this route. The upgrade will run from July to Oct 28

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by VAAengineer
Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Blue HYD SYS LO PRESS during long flights
Replies: 21
Views: 2583

Re: A320 Blue HYD SYS LO PRESS during long flights

Our EY fleet suffered the same on 2 different aircraft. several components replaced including press switch system and low pressure switch. the end fix was the HP manifold on both aircraft.

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by VAAengineer
Tue Dec 20, 2016 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cut jobs
Replies: 55
Views: 11076

Re: Etihad to cut jobs

EY will be cutting approximately 3000 job in the sales and HR departments I wonder how many of those departments are overstaffed. Due to Emiratization (and Qatarization, Saudization, etc) they need to hire a % of locals. HR departments are the crown of the jewel for (well paid) locals since it is e...

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by VAAengineer
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Chile B789 on approach to AUH
Replies: 2
Views: 1314

Re: LATAM Chile B789 on approach to AUH

Etihad Engineering is performing all their heavy maintenance and apint jobs. B767's also come here and some TAM A330's

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by VAAengineer
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 13774

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

A319's will stay longer, the A340's will also stay longer. As mentioned before everything points out to 2020. A350's delivery dates not yet confirmed but they will replace the A340's first.

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by VAAengineer
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 13774

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

Etihad has extended the planned utilasation for their A340's till 2020 ? Do you have a source ? BTW why are they still keeping A6-EIZ ? Its 24 years and it should be retired soon, shouldn't it ? Givent its probably THE oddball in EY fleet. Only A32X older than 14 years and only one with CFM engine....

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by VAAengineer
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 13774

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

I'm sad to tell you that the A340's will not be repainted. Their life is short even with the latest extension until 2020

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by VAAengineer
Thu May 12, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Alitalia To Dry-lease 2 EY A-345s
Replies: 58
Views: 21880

RE: Rumor: Alitalia To Dry-lease 2 EY A-345s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dennys" class="quote" target="_blank">dennys</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Al Ain (Buraymi West) (AAN /...

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by VAAengineer
Wed May 11, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Alitalia To Dry-lease 2 EY A-345s
Replies: 58
Views: 21880

RE: Rumor: Alitalia To Dry-lease 2 EY A-345s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dennys" class="quote" target="_blank">dennys</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" ...

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by VAAengineer
Tue May 10, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Alitalia To Dry-lease 2 EY A-345s
Replies: 58
Views: 21880

RE: Rumor: Alitalia To Dry-lease 2 EY A-345s

A6-EHB and A6-EHC will be the 2 aircraft

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by VAAengineer
Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi B772 Engine Crashed By A Jetway
Replies: 46
Views: 19435

RE: Saudi B772 Engine Crashed By A Jetway

an engine change is not required for this type of damage. I am only concerned on the picture which shows par of the <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> unit inside the fan cowls. Most likely the nose cowl and the fan cowl will need replacement but that alone will probably be about 1.5 million U...

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by VAAengineer
Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Noisy Flaps Extension And Retraction
Replies: 36
Views: 15450

RE: Noisy Flaps Extension And Retraction

If ever get the chance to see the system and transmissions that make the movement of the slats and flaps possible, then you will appreciate it more. There is a lot of monkey motion on involved in this process.

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by VAAengineer
Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SHJ Follows DXB Introducing New Fee Charge
Replies: 7
Views: 1567

RE: SHJ Follows DXB Introducing New Fee Charge

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Most if not all peopl...

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by VAAengineer
Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia A330, EI-DIR
Replies: 4
Views: 7303

RE: Alitalia A330, EI-DIR

They are also undergoing connectivity retrofit. New interiors, "C" checks and landing gear replacements

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by VAAengineer
Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways Eqp Change To SFO, JFK And GRU
Replies: 6
Views: 5278

RE:

yes, it looks like they will be returning all those Jet 777's

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by VAAengineer
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has The Italian Government Bought An EY A340-500?
Replies: 31
Views: 13856

RE: Has The Italian Government Bought An EY A340-500?

here we go with the <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym> hate! It is a wet lease, <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym> will operate and maintain it for a while then it will be transfered to the Italian governement and Alitalia will mainta...

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by VAAengineer
Sat May 24, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean Jan To Apr '14 Results: Impressive?!
Replies: 22
Views: 5481

RE: Aegean Jan To Apr '14 Results: Impressive?!

flew them twice last year on my honeymoon and at booking time was skeptical but on both flights to and from <acronym title="Santorini (Thira) (JTR / LGSR), Greece">JTR</acronym> as well as <acronym title="Chania - Souda (CHQ / LGSA), Greece">CHQ</acronym> service was great. Ontime flights and no los...

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by VAAengineer
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Job As Trainer Or Aircraft Manufacturer Rep
Replies: 8
Views: 4262

RE: Job As Trainer Or Aircraft Manufacturer Rep

HAWK21M do you have any other approval types beside 757? EK is looking for instructors I saw their ad the other day. With the 757 in the US it might not be difficult to find a job as instructor but everywhere else it might.

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by VAAengineer
Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 748 At AA Hangar, DFW 01/27-28
Replies: 8
Views: 10516

RE: CX 748 At AA Hangar, DFW 01/27-28

Many oth VS staff in JFK were there for OJT since they provide tech service to CX

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by VAAengineer
Sat Dec 31, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greek Govt Sells OA A340's
Replies: 39
Views: 16151

RE: Greek Govt Sells OA A340's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OA260" class="quote" target="_blank">OA260</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>They are not tired they are very well maintained...

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by VAAengineer
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Without BMI
Replies: 60
Views: 11917

VS Without BMI

well now that <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> conquered <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym>, <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> has b...

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by VAAengineer
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: VS 747 Nose Cabin Dripping Water On Paxs.
Replies: 38
Views: 14024

RE: VS 747 Nose Cabin Dripping Water On Paxs.

very common for this to happen.

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by VAAengineer
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Aeroflot The New Oldest Airline In The World?
Replies: 36
Views: 15294

RE: Is Aeroflot The New Oldest Airline In The World?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bralo20" class="quote" target="_blank">bralo20</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>So the oldest airlines still operating tod...

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by VAAengineer
Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines JFK
Replies: 15
Views: 7091

RE: Singapore Airlines JFK

Strong Rumor is A380 January 16th.

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by VAAengineer
Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engines Rated ISA +15c
Replies: 10
Views: 7993

RE: Engines Rated ISA +15c

Both very well explained thank you gents.

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by VAAengineer
Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Human Factors In Maintenance Training.
Replies: 5
Views: 6045

RE: Human Factors In Maintenance Training.

At VS is due every 18 months. Initial class Module 9 EASA is a 2 day class then every 18 months we sit in HF 1 day class for 8 hours

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by VAAengineer
Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engines Rated ISA +15c
Replies: 10
Views: 7993

Engines Rated ISA +15c

Can someone explain what exactly this means ? I am teaching a Trent engine course soon and I'm trying to find an easy way to explain it.

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by VAAengineer
Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Vs. Aircraft Mechanic
Replies: 42
Views: 20211

RE: Pilot Vs. Aircraft Mechanic

Stay in MX if you make the right moves you can make alot of $

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by VAAengineer
Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Your Aviation Job
Replies: 180
Views: 14457

RE: Your Aviation Job

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer ot AMT in the US based in JFK

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by VAAengineer
Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A&P In US Trying To Obtain Easa B1 & B2 Rating
Replies: 4
Views: 23869

RE: A&P In US Trying To Obtain Easa B1 & B2 Rating

EASA will start giving the xams in ORlando , Florida starting this NOV 09 yuo must complete the modules required by EASA in EASA part 147 school. you can acces the UK CAA website to get all the info. Once you finish all yuor modules yuo still cannot release an aircraft unless you have a level 3 appr...

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by VAAengineer
Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Etops Approval At Startup?
Replies: 10
Views: 5203

RE: Etops Approval At Startup?

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by VAAengineer
Sat May 23, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GE90 "Gear Box"
Replies: 23
Views: 10009

RE: GE90 "Gear Box"

Great info everyone but no one has answer the question yet. On the GE90-115B 777-300ER there is a unique sound when the engine starts so vibrating that if you are on the headset you feel it on your chest and you can hear it on other termianls, the reason for this on 300ER is that the Engine is so bi...

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by VAAengineer
Sun May 17, 2009 3:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: EK Line Maintenance.....?
Replies: 9
Views: 5644

RE: EK Line Maintenance.....?

Just heard that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> will be closing their line maintenance Stations at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - Californi...

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by VAAengineer
Tue May 05, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: VS045 LHR - JFK Tomorrow (06.05.09)
Replies: 3
Views: 5750

RE: VS045 LHR - JFK Tomorrow (06.05.09)

I should be working that flight so I will update you

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by VAAengineer
Sat Apr 11, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL Mechanics Test
Replies: 18
Views: 3668

RE: DL Mechanics Test

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by VAAengineer
Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: EK Line Maintenance.....?
Replies: 9
Views: 5644

RE: EK Line Maintenance.....?

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by VAAengineer
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A346 Nosewheel Question
Replies: 6
Views: 5648

RE: A346 Nosewheel Question

On the A346 there are 2 systems that can steer both green and yellow will do it. Sometimes when the pilot steers the aircraft too fast and the <acronym title="Airfoyle (United Kingdom) and Grant Aviation (USA)">GS</acronym> speed is low the BSCU will cancel his command and deactivate the nose wheel ...

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by VAAengineer
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A330 Hyd. Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 7315

RE: A330 Hyd. Transfer

No Hyd fluid transfers on ANY Airbus is possible.

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by VAAengineer
Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses
Replies: 8
Views: 6294

RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Canadian licensed AME's are recognized by EASA but A&P is useless outside of North Central and South America. You need to start from scratch .

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by VAAengineer
Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is It Called HMU On Pratt & Rolls Royce Fadec Engs
Replies: 8
Views: 14022

RE: Is It Called HMU On Pratt & Rolls Royce Fadec Engs

V2500's is also called FMU.

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by VAAengineer
Wed Jan 09, 2008 7:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: KLM Md-11's In New York
Replies: 11
Views: 6303

RE: KLM Md-11's In New York

KLM only operates 744 772 and 332 into JFK

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by VAAengineer
Tue Dec 11, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cost Of Catering.
Replies: 5
Views: 3409

RE: Cost Of Catering.

I heard that to cater a Full VS747 JFK-LHR is about $ 11000 USD.

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by VAAengineer
Sat Nov 17, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Cabins
Replies: 11
Views: 8351

RE: Virgin Atlantic Cabins

It is becomig the standard now! Is part of the new cabin look for all <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> fleet. some of the A343 already have it and the newest A346 not only have the new seat colors but the new Alpha seat in economy which is much better than the o...

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by VAAengineer
Sat Nov 03, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maxjet Engine Fire JFK
Replies: 19
Views: 9213

RE: Maxjet Engine Fire JFK

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by VAAengineer
Sat Nov 03, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maxjet Engine Fire JFK
Replies: 19
Views: 9213

Maxjet Engine Fire JFK

I was pushing back my VS10 on 02 NOV and Maxjet plane taxied into terminal 4 followed by many PA vehicles, ASIG agents( maxjet's ground handling agent ) said right engine caught on fire after take-off. Any Feedback?

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by VAAengineer
Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Taxiing
Replies: 60
Views: 6790

RE: JFK Taxiing

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by VAAengineer
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zoom JFK Chaos 20 OCT
Replies: 18
Views: 4682

RE: Zoom JFK Chaos 20 OCT

No Wonder...As I was driving in terminal 4 last night I saw Zoom's 767 parked at gate 31......Well a good advice for those pax....Fly VS next time

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by VAAengineer
Sun Oct 21, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Some Questions About Tires?
Replies: 51
Views: 13959

RE: Some Questions About Tires?

VS 747 wheel is 15000USD
VS A346 wheel is 30000USD

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