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by vaughanparry
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread
Replies: 389
Views: 50188

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread

A slightly off-topic question (please point me to another thread that might answer it): how do airlines decide where to send their redundant aircraft? For example, BA sent my "pet" 744, G-BNLK, to RAF St. Athan in South Wales for scrapping but I've seen other examples elsewhere including V...

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by vaughanparry
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread
Replies: 389
Views: 50188

Re: SoCal Boneyard Storage and Activity Thread

A slightly off-topic question (please point me to another thread that might answer it): how do airlines decide where to send their redundant aircraft? For example, BA sent my "pet" 744, G-BNLK, to RAF St. Athan in South Wales for scrapping but I've seen other examples elsewhere including V...

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 765
Views: 109599

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

Greetings all. Just seen on flightradar24.com ex-FlyBe G-PRPJ from PSL and G-JECR from EDI heading apparently to NRN (Weeze). Any idea what fate awaits them there? Also, given that PSL is Perth and not an airport that crops up too often where civil aviation is concerned, could this be an error? Ta!

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by vaughanparry
Fri May 29, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Wreck of WW2 bomber found on beach in NE England
Replies: 5
Views: 1377

Wreck of WW2 bomber found on beach in NE England

The wreckage of what is believed to be a Bristol Beaufighter has been found by a local resident on the beach at Cleethorpes in north-east England: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-52837526 It's thought that the aircraft crashed soon after taking off from nearby RAF North Coates in April ...

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by vaughanparry
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Scheduled long distance routes with small aircraft (incl stopovers)?
Replies: 49
Views: 4709

Re: Scheduled long distance routes with small aircraft (incl stopovers)?

I seem to recall that Astraeus Airlines, who went under in 2011, at one time operated the longest non-stop B737 flight in the world to somewhere in Africa, possibly as a charter (so not a scheduled flight which your post calls for) oil workers. Please forgive my vague answer - I wish I could remembe...

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by vaughanparry
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335543

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52103171. Have fun identifying the Beeb's usual aviation-related errors e.g. gates and taxiways are all runways etc...
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BA's entire Gatwick operation is suspended: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52103171. Have fun identifying the Beeb's usual aviation-related errors e.g. gates and taxiways are all runways etc...

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by vaughanparry
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Air Canada's aircraft are being parked?
Replies: 181
Views: 33763

Re: Which Air Canada's aircraft are being parked?

Not Air Canada but Canada sent a 737-200 to Morocco to pick up Canadians today. YMX-YYR-KEF-SNN-CMN flown by C-GNLN, it's a -200C. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/boeing-737-200-c-gnln-nolinor-aviation/rqnx6r Wow. I flew on her CMN to FEZ in August 2004 and even then she looked and felt old ...

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by vaughanparry
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335543

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

The UK's Daily Telegraph has this piece regarding a possible "surge in European passengers trying to get around Trump travel ban": https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/03/12/trump-travel-ban-could-see-europeans-heading-british-airports/ With Friday's midnight deadline looming, the costs o...

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by vaughanparry
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 765
Views: 109599

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

The BBC has this piece re: the impounding due to unpaid fees at IOM (Isle of Man/Ronaldsway) of a FlyBe aircraft: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-51824849. Is this practice - the impounding of a failed airline's aircraft - common? What happens when/if the debt is paid? I guess i...

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by vaughanparry
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 765
Views: 109599

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

TUGMASTER wrote:
Aircraft will be held until fees paid.
When .£££. Coughed up...
Dash8 released.
Q.E.D.

Not entirely. Where in the first instance - once IOM has its money - does the Dash 8 go? Any thoughts as to who might buy it (and some or all of its siblings)?

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by vaughanparry
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 765
Views: 109599

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe ... n-51824849. Is this practice - the impounding of a failed airline's aircraft - common? What happens when/if the debt is paid?
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The BBC has this piece re: the impounding due to unpaid fees at IOM (Isle of Man/Ronaldsway) of a FlyBe aircraft: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe ... n-51824849. Is this practice - the impounding of a failed airline's aircraft - common? What happens when/if the debt is paid?

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by vaughanparry
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC: A320 in Syria "almost hit" by anti-aircraft fire
Replies: 1
Views: 694

BBC: A320 in Syria "almost hit" by anti-aircraft fire

The BBC has this report, via the Russian defence ministry, of a civilian A320 in Syria being "almost hit" by anti-aircraft fire in Syria while on approach to Damsacus (DAM). I'm struck by how much uncertainty surrounds this incident including the exact identity of the A320 in question, its...

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by vaughanparry
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 765
Views: 109599

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

The Telegraph's Business section has this - "Why Flybe matters: Valuable connectivity" - which speaks of how invaluable the airline has become for some of the destinations already mentioned e.g. BHD and IOM. For all its obvious failings, it's clearly carved out a niche for itself in certai...

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by vaughanparry
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn't KL and BA fly to Casablanca(CMN)?
Replies: 14
Views: 4068

Re: Why doesn't KL and BA fly to Casablanca(CMN)?

There's a lot of UK-MA traffic, but it's nearly all tourist/VFR. And Casablanca isn't a tourist draw for Brits. Bmi operated LHR-CMN for a while, but it obviously wasn't strong enough for BA to maintain. I think you might mean GB Airways - I regularly flew LHR-CMN with them 2004-06 - apologies if I...

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by vaughanparry
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 134
Views: 31862

Re: Small plane disappears over English Channel

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-49345186
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The toxicology report on says there were "high levels of carbon monoxide" in Salah's blood. The pilot David Ibbotson's body remains missing but he was it's not unreasonable to assume that he was similarly effected: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-49345186

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by vaughanparry
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes
Replies: 79
Views: 19262

Re: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49337337. With depressing predictability, their piece is accompanied by a photo of a 787...
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The BBC's version: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49337337. With depressing predictability, their piece is accompanied by a photo of a 787...

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by vaughanparry
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 81
Views: 18136

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

Pilots' strike action announced: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49270120. To save you clicking on the link, here's the text in full: "UK-based Ryanair pilots have voted to strike in a row over pay and conditions. In July, the budget airline reported a sharp fall in quarterly profits to 21%...

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair: O'Leary warns as many as 900 jobs could be at risk
Replies: 1
Views: 951

Ryanair: O'Leary warns as many as 900 jobs could be at risk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49178670
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Falling profits, higher oil prices, Brexit uncertainty, and problems with 737 MAX all cited as reasons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49178670

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus airliners name conventions
Replies: 27
Views: 5167

Re: Airbus airliners name conventions

Since when is marketing logical? Then take a look at German car naming mess. Off topic, but care to elaborate? German luxury car names (and by extension some Japanese luxury car names that have purposefully used similar naming schemes) have followed various alphanumeric systems for decades, sometim...

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by vaughanparry
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.
Replies: 34
Views: 7780

Re: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.

It was toe-curlingly, jaw-droppingly bad, somehow managing to be even worse than its "Trainspotting Live" counterpart from July 2016. Quite how The Telegraph managed to award it one star (of a possible five) is beyond me: "Plane-spotting Live, review: how was this shambolic show ever ...

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by vaughanparry
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 60
Views: 14985

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49122845
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And not a word in the press.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49122845

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by vaughanparry
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA pilots to strike over the summer?
Replies: 50
Views: 7916

BA pilots to strike over the summer?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49075767
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At a time when many of us, if we're lucky, are getting rises of 2% or so, a rise of 11.5% over three years sounds very generous to me. Do BA's pilots have a case?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49075767

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by vaughanparry
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions
Replies: 177
Views: 29862

Re: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... oad-mh370/
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Armadillo1 wrote:
no, i heard rumors about 2 tonnes of cargo which never found owner

i dont think its connected to crash, just one more events like those iranians


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... oad-mh370/

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger faces £85,000 bill & lifetime ban
Replies: 2
Views: 763

Re: Disruptive passenger faces £85,000 bill & lifetime ban

Eikie wrote:
https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1425437


Thanks! I did search but obviously not deeply enough...

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.
Replies: 46
Views: 8020

Re: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838
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£85,000 fine and lifetime ban: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger faces £85,000 fine & lifetime ban
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Disruptive passenger faces £85,000 fine & lifetime ban

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838
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The Jet2 flight was en route from STN to DLM (Dalaman, Turkey), escorted back to STN by RAF Typhoons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838

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by vaughanparry
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger faces £85,000 bill & lifetime ban
Replies: 2
Views: 763

Disruptive passenger faces £85,000 bill & lifetime ban

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838
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The Jet2 flight was en route to DLM - Dalaman, Turkey - but had to return to London Stansted with an escort of RAF Typhoons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838

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by vaughanparry
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Swiss Patrouille display over wrong town
Replies: 2
Views: 961

Swiss Patrouille display over wrong town

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48916084
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Oops!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48916084

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by vaughanparry
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 68
Views: 15794

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... ing-phone/
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The Telegraph is generally my newspaper of choice but when it comes to selecting a photo to accompany an aviation story, their record is shocking. Deep breath:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... ing-phone/

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by vaughanparry
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 424
Views: 70420

The BBC on BER: The airport with half a million faults

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-48527308

(Moderator: please move to existing thread if appropriate, thank you!)
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The BBC website has this today regarding BER: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-48527308

(Moderator: please move to existing thread if appropriate, thank you!)

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by vaughanparry
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 in Chicago 6/19/19
Replies: 49
Views: 8066

Re: Delta A220 in Chicago Today

Has anyone had any similar experiences like this and got to fly a rare aircraft on accident? I flew with TAROM from STN to OTP in the early '90s and instead of the expected 737-400, we had a Tupolev 154. Rather less exotic but a first for me at the time (this was 2005 and increasingly less likely no...

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by vaughanparry
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B52 in emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall
Replies: 8
Views: 2110

B52 in emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-48675039

I love this line: People in the area said the landing "caused a big stir". Classic British understatement!
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Just seen this on the BBC's website:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-48675039

I love this line: People in the area said the landing "caused a big stir". Classic British understatement!

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by vaughanparry
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 410467

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/sd9LGK ... over_blame
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The BBC has this piece on its website today entitled Boeing: Battle Over Blame

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/extra/sd9LGK ... over_blame

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by vaughanparry
Mon May 20, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea
Replies: 146
Views: 24274

Re: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea

Thirst World problem...

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by vaughanparry
Thu May 16, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small 'plane crashes in Dubai, four fatalities
Replies: 5
Views: 2570

Small 'plane crashes in Dubai, four fatalities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-48301828

Sincere condolences to the families.
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This from the BBC. Three Britons and one South African lost their lives:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-48301828

Sincere condolences to the families.

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by vaughanparry
Thu May 16, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does BA (and others) decide to use 20+ year old planes on specific popular routes?
Replies: 103
Views: 23500

Re: Why does BA (and others) decide to use 20+ year old planes on specific popular routes?

Just seen this on BA Source. Seems that G-YMMC is the first to get the treatment described inc. 10 abreast in Economy but new Panasonic IFE I guess only time will tell us if passengers (in Economy) see that as a fair trade: http://thebasource.com/british-airways-b777-200er-g-ymmc-returns-from-cardif...

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by vaughanparry
Mon May 06, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 410467

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48174797#

The article's headline reads: "Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem".
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From the BBC this morning:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48174797#

The article's headline reads: "Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem".

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by vaughanparry
Thu May 02, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier to sell Belfast operations
Replies: 28
Views: 6252

Bombardier to sell Belfast operations

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-48130991
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This just in from the BBC:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-48130991

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by vaughanparry
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 741253

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... res-could/
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This from today's Daily Telegraph: "Ethiopian air pilots followed Boeing emergency procedures but could not stop plane going down, report says":

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... res-could/

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by vaughanparry
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA plane flies to Scotland by mistake, should have been Germany
Replies: 117
Views: 25136

Re: BA plane flies to Scotland by mistake, should have been Germany

maint123 wrote:
"British" Airways. Enough said. If you think this is bad take a train in UK.

I do, several times a week. They're generally excellent, as are BA when I fly with them, half a dozen times a year.

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by vaughanparry
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 743648

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Just seen this from The Telegraph. The headline runs thus: "Pilots complained several times about 737 MAX problems before latest crash" https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news ... ns-safety/ Sincere apologies if it's been posted already (huge rush here, no time to check), please delete/mov...

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by vaughanparry
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 741253

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Just seen this from The Telegraph. The headline runs thus: "Pilots complained several times about 737 MAX problems before latest crash" https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/737-max-pilot-complaints-concerns-safety/ Sincere apologies if it's been posted already (huge rush here, no time t...

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by vaughanparry
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shoreham Airshow disaster 2015: pilot cleared of manslaughter
Replies: 6
Views: 1857

Shoreham Airshow disaster 2015: pilot cleared of manslaughter

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... slaughter/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-47495885
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Pilot Andrew Hill has been cleared of manslaughter:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... slaughter/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-47495885

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by vaughanparry
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights to Carlisle for England's Lake District to begin in July
Replies: 6
Views: 1280

Flights to Carlisle for England's Lake District to begin in July

The Daily Telegraph has this story today. From July, Carlisle - CAX - will be served from BHD, DUB, and either SEN or STN (both airports are mentioned in the piece; the author probably thinks they're one and the same). Definitely one to watch: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/u...

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by vaughanparry
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurofox 'plane built by Scottish teenagers: first flight soon
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Eurofox 'plane built by Scottish teenagers: first flight soon

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... l-47415760
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Cool story, best of luck to them:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland- ... l-47415760

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by vaughanparry
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft scrapping
Replies: 7
Views: 1687

Re: Aircraft scrapping

Given that several BA 744s with G-BNLx registrations are at Victorville, why would G-BNLK have gone to St. Athan in South Wales for scrapping rather than joining its buddies? There may well have been other examples but G-BNLK was the only BA 744 I ever flew on, hence the personal interest.

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by vaughanparry
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: English Channel crash January 21st: AAIB interim report
Replies: 4
Views: 1403

Re: English Channel crash January 21st: AAIB interim report

Link to the actual AAIB interim report rather than the article hidden behind the Telegraph's paywall. https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-special-bulletin-s1-2019-on-piper-pa-46-310p-malibu-n264db Thanks for the very handy AAIB link. The Telegraph article isn't actually listed as Premium so should...

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by vaughanparry
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: English Channel crash January 21st: AAIB interim report
Replies: 4
Views: 1403

English Channel crash January 21st: AAIB interim report

This appeared in The Daily Telegraph today: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/02/25/emiliano-sala-pilot-told-air-traffic-controllers-did-not-need/ Moderators: I wasn't sure whether this justified a new thread or should have been added to the previous thread. Please delete/move as required, thanks!

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by vaughanparry
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small plane disappears over English Channel
Replies: 134
Views: 31862

Re: Small plane disappears over English Channel

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47100691
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Looks like a search for the 'plane on the seabed is scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday 3rd Feb.:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47100691

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