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by Buyantukhaa
Mon May 04, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy
Replies: 15
Views: 5569

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy

TAP flies to several Cape Verdian islands (SID, RAI, BVC, VXE) - well prior to Corona they did. If demand is higher than supply (when corona restrictions ease), they can always deploy bigger aircraft so I don't think the government would need to worry about connections to/from LIS. Short hops betwee...

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336820

Re: Discussion: Troubles for European Airline Groups, IAG, AFKLM, LH-Group

AF-KL just announced they'll reduce their flights by 90%.

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by Buyantukhaa
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336820

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

As of 18.00 local time today, the Dutch govt will ban aircraft coming from Italy, Iran, China and South Korea. https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2020/03/13/coronablog-13-maart-a3993668 (Dutch only) All Slovak airports closed. Kuwait bans all flights, Kuwaiti nationals still allows to fly home. (But on what ...

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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293306

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

FR24 shows that the aircraft transponder was transmitting every 6 seconds, and at the time of the last transmission everything seemed fine (assuming the right turn was part of the SID). So within 6 seconds of that last transmission, something happened that made the transponder stop transmitting, bu...

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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293306

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

FR24 shows that the aircraft transponder was transmitting every 6 seconds, and at the time of the last transmission everything seemed fine (assuming the right turn was part of the SID). So within 6 seconds of that last transmission, something happened that made the transponder stop transmitting, but...

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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293306

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

KLM is suspending all flights to Iran and Irak today. Boeing is not allowed to examine the black boxes and Iran blaimes Boeing for the accident with the Ukrainian 737.This was on Dutch radio half an hour ago.. KLM doesn't fly to Iran or Iraq - the Tehran flights ended in September 2018. Maybe you m...

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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25607

Re: KLM routes over dangerous areas

Just happened to look at FR24 for LH's FRA-SIN route, clearly flies just north of the Iran/Turkmenistan border. Although SIN-FRA flies via China half of the time, it seems. KL AMS-SIN still flew over Iran Dec 31, Jan 1 no more (also Turkmenistan). Westbound SIN-AMS it didn't overfly Iran in any case...

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27346

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

quote="sandyb123"]This video claims to show the Fokker being de-iced about 10 minutes before the crash. https://youtu.be/5Qm9s_mEXp0 However it would appear that only the left wing and tail are treated. If this is the actual flight (which is contested) then all involved failed to notice th...

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon May 06, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 156122

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

I also think only the left side ruptured as there only seemed to be a single trail of fire behind the aircraft, the winds and gushing pool of fuel would be enough to engulf the fuselage. If both sides failed then would that indicate a unknown stress point? When comparing the videos, it is indeed tr...

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon May 06, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 156122

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

https://youtu.be/ALl-eb1o0h4

At 0:25 you can see what appears to be the left MLG, through the wing.
At 0:53, the R2 door appears not to have been opened, L2 door hard to tell.
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ikarlson wrote:
This morning video from crash site, https://youtu.be/ALl-eb1o0h4

At 0:25 you can see what appears to be the left MLG, through the wing.
At 0:53, the R2 door appears not to have been opened, L2 door hard to tell.

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 743492

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

To me it looks like the crash site is located here: 8°52'38.04"N 39°15'4.28"E This is approximatley 18NM to the southeast of the last FR24 data point. I have looked at different pictures and videos of the crash site. The Street pattern, the small canyon or ravine and the hill with trees i...

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by Buyantukhaa
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: loftleiðir majority in Cabo Verde Airlines
Replies: 3
Views: 671

Re: Icekandair subsidiary acquires majority of Cabo Verde Airlines shares

When I read the thread title I immediately thought of the Icelandair network model - would be very cool if they made it.

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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "New" Lisbon airport saga - Part?
Replies: 11
Views: 2583

Re: "New" Lisbon airport saga - Part?

Correction to my post above. They are indeed keeping rwy 01/09, the N-S runway. So at least that is a good thing, albeit with the environmental constraints that I mentioned and an even shorter runway. New video here: https://www.jornaldenegocios.pt/multimedia/negocios-tv/detalhe/expansao-da-capacid...

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by Buyantukhaa
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Retires Remaining Double Bogie A320s
Replies: 40
Views: 9988

Re: Air India Retires Remaining Double Bogie A320s

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcR2oqldop_fpBALy3jDTgJsiF1ksa-zZ6mbMO_AisfKDM7htpSY [/quote] Air India also did this with some B727's so they could land on unimproved runways. Years ago I worked for a company that Bought them for spare parts. The Gear Legs could be converted ...

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?
Replies: 43
Views: 12727

Re: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?

Considering this is FR they were probably under pressure to turn the aircraft quickly and just used the excuse to hurry people off the plane. Not in this case, the plane didn't fly until the next day. Yes, this problem in the 737-800 is real and, while I have never seem them tip, from the front of ...

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?
Replies: 43
Views: 12727

737-800 tipping risk at deboarding?

Last week I flew FR on an almost full 737-800; we were sat at the back of the plane, deboarding used only a jetbridge so exit was through the front only. At some point, when just over half of the pax had left already, there was an announcement by the cabin crew on the PA urging the remaining pax to ...

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by Buyantukhaa
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Astana incident caused by inverted aileron control
Replies: 149
Views: 6195

Re: Air Astana EMB 190 Squawked 7700 after erratic flight; landed safely

I'd still say they flew from Alverca, that's where the Embraer maintenance facility is. It is on the river bank just a few km north of LPPT. By the way, I read somewhere above they didn't have ADS-B, is it even allowed to fly like that in EU airspace? They'd have to request some derogation then? I'...

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Astana incident caused by inverted aileron control
Replies: 149
Views: 6195

Re: Air Astana EMB 190 Squawked 7700 after erratic flight; landed safely

On the YouTube video of the actual ATC recording that was previously posted your notice that at the beginning of the video at 00.07 seconds it states that the aircraft ''an Air Astana Embraer ERJ-190LR (PK-JCK) performing flight KZR1388/KC1388 from Lisbon LPPT to Cairo HECA''. I'd still say they fl...

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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 611547

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

The most dangerous flight in an airplane is the first one after MX. Most airlines have expanded checklist procedures for precisely this reason. MX will move knobs and switches out of normal position (that are usually never touched) causing great confusion for the pilots if they aren't caught before...

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 611547

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

If the final vertical speed was in fact -30,000 ft/min, will the recorders even be salvageable? Is -30.000 ft/min even possible? Maybe someone knows or can calculate? Nose down, probably.. But when a plane stalls or something what minus vertical speed can it reach? 30.000 ft/min is only about 300 k...

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China pilots depressurize plane accidentally to smoke in cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 9716

Re: Air China pilots depressurize plane accidentally to smoke in cockpit

Besides the smoking and the pressure problems (very bad already), what struck me as incredible was that after the oxygen masks had deployed, they climbed back to cruise altitude!! What if there would have been a depressurisation after that?

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly takes delivery of first A380
Replies: 179
Views: 53735

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

aerorobnz wrote:
Also if it parks up between times they basically have their own airport at Lajes they share with the military.

They actually use Beja, which is even emptier.

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Fatalities on a Beach Due to Emergency Landing
Replies: 62
Views: 11510

Re: 2 Fatalities on a Beach Due to Emergency Landing

https://www.publico.pt/2017/08/02/sociedade/noticia/avioneta-atinge-banhistas-na-praia-de-sao-joao-da-caparica-1781142 (in Portuguese) The plane was silent when descending (due to engine failure or fuel starvation, the former more likely if they had just taken off), that's why people were taken abac...

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"
Replies: 131
Views: 24468

Re: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"

I'm surprised this topic faded into oblivion so quickly, especially as new info has come up. The latest is that the black boxes have been found and that the plane allegedly suffered from flap asymmetry: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-airplane-black-box-idUSKBN14G0CY Question: after how man...

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by Buyantukhaa
Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lowcost Hub Europe - Asia, AMAZING opportunities
Replies: 30
Views: 5754

Re: Lowcost Hub Europe - Asia, AMAZING opportunities

BestWestern wrote:
Urumqi - perfect for China and north Asia to Europe on 321LRs. The city is closer to Copenhagen than it is to Hong Kong.

URC-CPH 5268km
URC-HKG 3410km
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by Buyantukhaa
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128357

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-38231774
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LaMia had their offices raided today, the CEO was arrested.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-38231774

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128357

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

Revelation wrote:
Buyantukhaa wrote:
I think a.net's album feature gives you a few MB of storage to host pictures too, but I could be wrong about that.

That's what I used to use but it seems the feature has been removed.

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128357

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128357

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

OK someone else did it already:

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128357

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

New site... How do I post images that are not on the web? *annoyed* If you click on the links and open as new tab they may work still.

Last recorded speed was 142 kts at 15550 ft.

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128357

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

They crashed near the VOR beacon on El Gordo mountain. FR24 shows that they entered a holding pattern, flew two circuits, and then started descending. It seems the signal stopped at about FL160ish, not sure if that was impact altitude or the signal stopped before impact. https://drive.google.com/ope...

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by Buyantukhaa
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remnants of old terminals
Replies: 106
Views: 21185

Re: Remnants of old terminals

http://jalopnik.com/athens-abandoned-in ... 1605936877
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And then there is also Athens Hellinikon Airport if it hadsn't been mentioned before:

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http://jalopnik.com/athens-abandoned-in ... 1605936877

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Oct 13, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near-miss at intersecting rwys at BRU investigated
Replies: 4
Views: 1894

Re: Near-miss at intersecting rwys at BRU investigated

Aha, it makes a lot more sense now that LH was taking off rather than landing. Still, a very serious incident.

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near-miss at intersecting rwys at BRU investigated
Replies: 4
Views: 1894

Near-miss at intersecting rwys at BRU investigated

http://www.bruzz.be/nl/actua/botsing-vl ... t-vermeden (in Dutch) Belgian authorities are launching an investigation into a near-miss that happened Oct 5th when an LH E195 from MUC was coming in to land on rwy 01, when an EI A320 from DUB was also coming in to land on rwy 07R, and the two runways in...

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkmenistan's new Int airport.
Replies: 5
Views: 2750

Re: Turkmenistan's new Int airport.

Well it is not a new airport, just a new terminal. And one of the old runways (12R/30L) was replaced by another, parallel to it, and was then turned into a taxiway. Rwy 11/29 was broken up (already in 2011), all visible on Google Earth. G Earth has tons of historical images of it, far more frequent ...

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 735
Views: 172439

Re: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB

On those pics where the wreckage is lifted, I don't see the lock links that connect to the side strut and the drag strut.

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels airlines A330 fleet - Replacement??
Replies: 34
Views: 8802

Re: Brussels airlines A330 fleet - Replacement??

Just looked at airfleets and to my surprise the average age of their A330s (18.7 years) is even more than that of their Avro RJs (17.7)!

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 down in Portugal
Replies: 3
Views: 1676

Re: C-130 down in Portugal

https://www.publico.pt/sociedade/notici ... jo-1737938
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3 fatalities, 4 injured.

https://www.publico.pt/sociedade/notici ... jo-1737938

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK: A380 coming to Warsaw
Replies: 9
Views: 2903

Re: EK: A380 coming to Warsaw

But would they start the route with an A380 from day 1? Surely they might want to start with something smaller...

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does any approach come close to rivaling Hong Kong Kai Tak?
Replies: 59
Views: 13275

Re: Does any approach come close to rivaling Hong Kong Kai Tak?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55SswKIn18A
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And then there is always Courchevel of course:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55SswKIn18A

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tibet Airlines becomes latest A330 operator
Replies: 20
Views: 5453

Re: Tibet Airlines becomes latest A330 operator

Are there any route restrictions between Tibet and Europe? On the relevant maps I don't see any straight airways to the NW, the route would have to be via KTM it seems.

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 big part of outer flap found in Tanzania
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

Re: MH370 big part of outer aileron found in Tanzania

http://www.jamiiforums.com/threads/bawa ... a.1070044/

And the analysis in English is done here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3hz01juchtwxl ... 6.pdf?dl=0

By the looks of it is 99.9% likely to be MH370.
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Pic comes from the following blog, with many more pictures:

http://www.jamiiforums.com/threads/bawa ... a.1070044/

And the analysis in English is done here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3hz01juchtwxl ... 6.pdf?dl=0

By the looks of it is 99.9% likely to be MH370.

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 big part of outer flap found in Tanzania
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

Re: MH370 big part of outer aileron found in Tanzania

I have to correct myself - not the outer aileron but outer flap. Mods could you please change the title of the thread? Supposedly the part is this one:

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 big part of outer flap found in Tanzania
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

MH370 big part of outer flap found in Tanzania

As this is a significant find I though it deserved its own thread. https://d31fjbthwxlyse.cloudfront.net/blogs.dir/10/files/2016/06/ClpWnD_WIAE2cUO-e1466722443775.jpg https://blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalkin ... yet-found/ It should be easy to check if said part really is from a 777.

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by Buyantukhaa
Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More MH370 Debris Found, This Time In Madagascar
Replies: 113
Views: 37527

Re: More MH370 Debris Found, This Time In Madagascar

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That looks big indeed, should be easy to check if it is part of the 777.

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by Buyantukhaa
Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilatus inflight breakup in Portugal - 1 dead, 7 skydivers bailed out
Replies: 1
Views: 1784

Pilatus inflight breakup in Portugal - 1 dead, 7 skydivers bailed out

Yesterday at about 18.00 a Pilatus aircraft crashed near Beja airport, Portugal. The 7 skydivers bailed out safely using their parachutes but the pilot, a Belgian national, was killed. Witnesses reported an explosion in the tail section at altitude - what is there in the tail section of a Pilatus th...

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by Buyantukhaa
Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 Photoshoot Over The NL (pics)
Replies: 2
Views: 1878

F-35 Photoshoot Over The NL (pics)

Yesterday the F-35 was introduced to the Netherlands by flying over various towns in he country. An F16 chase plane took pictures: <a href="http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2016/06/08/jsf-vliegt-kennismakingsrondje-boven-nederland" target="_blank">http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2016/06/08/...ennismakingsrondje-bo...

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