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by bennett123
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: aircraft losses in natural disasters
Replies: 43
Views: 5011

Re: aircraft losses in natural disasters

FlyHPN

Bunch of hooligans.

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by bennett123
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA pilots to strike over the summer?
Replies: 29
Views: 3652

Re: BA pilots to strike over the summer?

Perhaps those at the top should set an example.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
Replies: 14
Views: 783

Re: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

Given that the CIA will never confirm or deny, the number is between 0 and 17.

Without further information we don’t know if they are CIA staff, assets or neither.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Did the OP say anything about having taken these steps already?.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236151

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

If they are reducing the domestic network then that would make sense.

Now let’s see how this plan pans out.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alitalia B747
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

Alitalia B747

I know that I-DEMY, I-DEML and I-DEMP were scrapped at Kinston in 2003.

What happened to I-DEMG and I-DEMN?.

MTIA

David

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 901
Views: 131033

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

f1restate

a 100 aircraft?

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Planes Clip Wings at BNA
Replies: 8
Views: 2041

Re: WN Planes Clip Wings at BNA

Hopefully, they will not be AOG for long.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Question for any who work or have worked at Renton.

Does he/she sound as if he/she is who they claim to be?.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Ireland needs airspace defence capability
Replies: 123
Views: 4407

Re: Ireland needs airspace defence capability

Firstly, the ROI has NOT shown any interest. Secondly, the number of people having Irish connections in the RAF is probably greater than most other Air Forces. Therefore probably more Irish Typhoon Pilots/Support Crew than say Irish F35 Pilots/Support Crew. It is unlikely that Ireland will have the ...

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian to get 6 of the planned 10 A320s earlier than announced
Replies: 38
Views: 6796

Re: Austrian to get 6 of the planned 10 A320s earlier than announced

Blerg Couple of points; 1. The information shown on member profiles is pretty limited. 2. In the UK, fired means dismissed. I assume you mean redundant. 3. I imagine that in any country with labour rights that making a load of Q400 pilots redundant and then hiring a load of A320 pilots is probably i...

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
Replies: 53
Views: 12877

Re: British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled

For seven days?.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Blueglacier created a profile two days ago, apparently in order to make this serious (unsubstantiated) allegation.

Can he/she back it up?.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

SMS is a perfect little system for damaging any individual or organisation that you have a grudge against.

The beauty is that there is no comeback.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

As stated above, 2 MAX were delivered before the grounding

I would be concerned if the checks were missing on those.

If the full checks WERE done on those, why is this one different.

One possibility is that these checks will be made once the other issues have been dealt with.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Firstly, as others have said a public forum is not the right place for this.

Secondly, this is a very serious, but unsubstantiated allegation.

Thirdly, how will a journalist make contact.

I doubt that those working at Renton would view the OP in a positive light.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian to get 6 of the planned 10 A320s earlier than announced
Replies: 38
Views: 6796

Re: Austrian to get 6 of the planned 10 A320s earlier than announced

Blerg

What would happen where you come from?.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Has he/she written to their Congressman.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Just looked at planespotters.

It shows DQ-FAB delivered on 3 December 2018 and DQ-FAD on 3 January 2019.

Which aircraft is he/she talking about. Also were the checks made on the earlier aircraft.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

Many are identifying other channels he/she could/should have used. If he/she makes these sort of allegations, then he/she needs to be able to back them up. By doing it this way, one of two things happen; 1. No one with the ability to investigate knows and nothing happens. Which is likely. 2. Conside...

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Ireland needs airspace defence capability
Replies: 123
Views: 4407

Re: Ireland needs airspace defence capability

The idea of the UK invading the ROI is just crazy. Even the suggestion would be a massive vote loser. Literally millions of UK voters have links. If the ROI had wanted Jet Fighters they could have bought ex RAF Jaguar, Tornado or now early Typhoon. Given the large number of ex servicemen who are of ...

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1760
Views: 180337

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Given the MAX situation, I am surprised that they are still parked.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 18768

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

If the OP is a Boeing employee then he had better have covered his tracks well.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transporting A Prisoner to Supermax
Replies: 17
Views: 6029

Re: Transporting A Prisoner to Supermax

Guess that was pretty secure at 39,000 ft.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236151

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Without a much bigger stake, DL are just along for the ride.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pastor Claims He Was Sucking Demons Out of Sexually Assaulted Men
Replies: 14
Views: 880

Re: Pastor Claims He Was Sucking Demons Out of Sexually Assaulted Men

Sure makes my Church seem tame.

Amazing that people actually went along with this.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236151

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

With a 15% share how much influence will DL have?.

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by bennett123
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM getting bad press over breastfeeding
Replies: 104
Views: 7435

Re: KLM getting bad press over breastfeeding

Given the pitch of most Economy seats ignoring what is happening next to you is easier said than done. As for those saying take a walk, this is OK when the seat belt signs are off. Also KLM are not saying that it is a problem for them. Simply that it is causing concern for some passengers. Surely th...

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by bennett123
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM
Replies: 93
Views: 18927

Re: what's going on with the last new 737-8K2 for KLM

This is what happens when every moron has a gun.

At least they didn’t shoot people.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plus Ultra to acquire A340-600s
Replies: 17
Views: 6927

Re: Plus Ultra to acquire A340-600s

European Aviation has 4 on the Guernsay register.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236151

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

dcajet

Doesn’t the US have sanctions on Cuba?.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11535

Re: France to charge aviation tax

Come to think of it, since when were there no laws requiring sanctions against Iran?.

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by bennett123
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11535

Re: France to charge aviation tax

When did Iran threaten to Nuke the US?.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 976
Views: 236151

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Does anyone know how profitable/unprofitable these routes were?.

I suspect that HAV would be an issue for DL.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2070
Views: 109921

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

If there is no need for a border between the ROI and GB, does that mean that there are no border checks on Eurosta.

After all, both are borders between GB and EU countries.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia beheads 37
Replies: 99
Views: 6173

Re: Saudi Arabia beheads 37

Thomas

If they do bad things how do you determine that they are good people.

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by bennett123
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 156
Views: 5325

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

So when he said that he would want a third party to be present, who did she suggest?.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption
Replies: 34
Views: 2744

Re: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption

Phil

Are you serious about trains topping out at 110mph.

We had trains doing 125mph in 1975.

I think that the new trains since 2014 do 140mph.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019
Replies: 104
Views: 24196

Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2019

I was at Kemble today

JCB’s hard at work on A6-LRC.

The forward fuselage was in one piece and they were ‘playing’ with what looked like the wings.

The rest was already gone.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23018

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

In comparing journey times people forget two points.

1. At least as many destinations will be closer to the CBD than the Airport.

2. If you have a ticket you can arrive at the Station 5 minutes before departure. Also getting from your seat to the exit is quicker by train.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO
Replies: 133
Views: 19425

Re: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO

Iirc, Oscar said that he would be on the first UA flight with the MAX.

That is good enough for me.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11535

Re: France to charge aviation tax

Nothing forcing you to go to France.

Airlines flying to, (and therefore having operations) in the US are subject to US laws and taxes.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Belavia B733 runway excursion in Kyiv (IEV/UKKK)
Replies: 14
Views: 2670

Re: Belavia B733 runway excursion in Kyiv (IEV/UKKK)

Looks as if it went off the side rather than an over run.

Seemed to be a fair amount of standing water.

Could have been a lot worse.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.
Replies: 58
Views: 5718

Re: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.

Strange thing is that Air Djibouti doesn’t operate B737 since 2017, and they were PAX.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11535

Re: France to charge aviation tax

Are you saying that the US do not import anything from India and China?.

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by bennett123
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.
Replies: 58
Views: 5718

Re: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.

www.oasisaviation.com it is linked to Air Djibouti and flies cargo from IAD, (which houses it’ Corporate HQ) to Djibouti for the DOD and other IS Government Agencies.

What could be shady about that?.
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According to www.oasisaviation.com it is linked to Air Djibouti and flies cargo from IAD, (which houses it’ Corporate HQ) to Djibouti for the DOD and other IS Government Agencies.

What could be shady about that?.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination
Replies: 68
Views: 3670

Re: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination

One site I tend to look at is http://www.aircraftspotting.uk Firstly, because I am a spotter/photographer. Secondly, I tend to view the attitude of Security to people taking an interest in aircraft as an indicator of the authorities openness at a more general level. The UAE gets a page, mostly about...

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20
Replies: 82
Views: 5382

Re: Planned storming of Area 51 9/20

‘Freedom Ridge’ kinda ironic.

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by bennett123
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ben Smith tackles Air France
Replies: 35
Views: 9371

Re: Ben Smith tackles Air France

waterbomber2

If the Dutch national theme is to be frugal, what is the French one?.

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by bennett123
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 97
Views: 15513

Re: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

As a former Director of Flight Operations at DL, this doesn’t sound like a contentious appointment.

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