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by ricpeterson
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A330s paint scheme
Replies: 16
Views: 3982

Re: American A330s paint scheme

Aptivaboy, American's 9 A330-300s came on property new at US Airways around 1999 in the dark "Darth Vader" livery. The 15 A330-200s were ordered and delivered after the merger with America West and painted in the "new" post merger US Airways paint scheme, and the 300s were painte...

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by ricpeterson
Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surviving L1011 Numbers?
Replies: 74
Views: 9796

Re: Surviving L1011 Numbers?

Hello Galaxyflyer, looked on Google Earth and there are actually 3 airframes at El Alamein, but not enough detail to discern if they are L1011s or DC-10s.

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by ricpeterson
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: No Strobes in CLT?
Replies: 14
Views: 3275

Re: No Strobes in CLT?

richiemo, as others have said, on the Airbuses in the Auto position the strobes come on when airborne and turn off at landing. You can set them manually on or off at any time also. Don't know about newer Boeing (777,787) but on older Boeings this is a manual only switch. Generally Boeing crews turn ...

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