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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Jul 27, 2005 5:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: RG MD-11 AMS-CDG...Is It Really That Bad?
Replies: 9
Views: 6146

RE: RG MD-11 AMS-CDG...Is It Really That Bad?

I flew <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> M11 <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> in June, and i am very positive about it. Service was good, sa...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mercedes Benz Vs BMW Vs Audi
Replies: 142
Views: 6349

RE: Mercedes Benz Vs BMW Vs Audi

ONLY 1 RIGHT ANSWER:::: BMW!!!!!! There is no other car in its class that handles SO well, i just love its suspension, handling, rear wheel drive (though <acronym title="MNG Cargo Airlines (Turkey)">MB</acronym> has that too) and especially its newest generation of Diesel engines. Drove a 120d latel...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun Jul 03, 2005 11:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying In A Russian Airliner
Replies: 2
Views: 3466

Flying In A Russian Airliner

Hi all,
Till now i heard so many stories about the noise and (lack) of quality of russian airliners... I am really looking forward to make a flight in i.e. a Tu154 or Tu134, what are your experiences of flying one of those , or any other russian airliner?
Robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun Jul 03, 2005 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The German Airline DBA Survive?
Replies: 9
Views: 2926

RE: Will The German Airline DBA Survive?

What I think is strange about DBA in the German Market, is that it can not compete with <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> on all routes fairly. I.e. between <acronym title="Cologne / Bonn (- Konrad Adenauer / Wahn) (CGN / EDDK), Germany">CGN</acronym> and <acronym title="CURRENT: Mun...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Thu Jun 30, 2005 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eindhoven Regional Airlines? And: FR Drops 1 City?
Replies: 5
Views: 3927

RE: Eindhoven Regional Airlines? And: FR Drops 1 City?

From <a href="http://www.mst-aviation.nl:" target=_blank>www.mst-aviation.nl:</a> Air France A319: A <acronym title="Eindhoven (- Welschap) (EIN / EHEH), Netherlands">EIN</acronym> AF1464 30OCT 25MAR 1234567 142 319 <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acrony...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is Up For The Paris Air Show? (Part II)
Replies: 144
Views: 5827

RE: Who Is Up For The Paris Air Show? (Part II)

Ok, slight change of plans, instead of friday, i will also come on saturday, and i'll try to be at the meeting at 14.30! no dinner however, as i am gonna meet my french friends for a picnic at Champs de Mars  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> Saturday at 1430 group...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun May 29, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320 Scrapped
Replies: 85
Views: 15154

RE: First A320 Scrapped

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun May 29, 2005 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupolev Tu-204-300 First Revenue Flight! (pics)
Replies: 30
Views: 23510

RE: Tupolev Tu-204-300 First Revenue Flight! (pics)

when are we gonna get the first A vs B vs T thread?  Smile

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon May 23, 2005 9:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CD- Why No Use On Take- Off?
Replies: 7
Views: 4839

RE: CD- Why No Use On Take- Off?

the main concern with things like <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> players and MP3 players is that you may not hear anything when something is happening. In the more "critical" phases like landing and take-off one should always be able to value the situation when something goes wro...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon May 23, 2005 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Type Of Traveller Are You
Replies: 17
Views: 5229

RE: What Type Of Traveller Are You

<table width="400" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" background="http://www.world66.com/myworld66/gowhere/images/back.jpg"><tr><td valign="top" colspan="4"><img src="http://www.world66.com/myworld66/gowhere/images/corner1.jpg" width="489" height="36" border=0></td></tr><tr><td></td><td cols...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun May 22, 2005 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ibera To Set Up LLC, What Would The Name Be?
Replies: 43
Views: 5293

RE: Ibera To Set Up LLC, What Would The Name Be?

Title of topic: Ibera To Set Up LLC, What Would The Name Be?

what is LLC??? is it "Less-Losses carrier"? :p

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun May 22, 2005 1:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft You Want To Fly
Replies: 31
Views: 3990

RE: Aircraft You Want To Fly

Oh no...i think i am the only one that never flew a widebody yet... had only 18 flights in my (still pretty short) life. I flew: 727 (don't remember it, i was just 2 years old) 737-300, 737-500, 737-600, 737-700, 737-800 (all a couple of times) <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-82 BAe 146...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Thu May 19, 2005 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is Up For The Paris Airshow?
Replies: 167
Views: 9270

RE: Who Is Up For The Paris Airshow?

I'll also be there on friday! Looking forward to it a lot I'll fly out of <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> on thursday 16th of june with <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> M11, and stay till sunday to visit some of my friends in...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue May 17, 2005 1:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Fake Names Of Airlines [ex. Northworst]
Replies: 133
Views: 14601

RE: Fake Names Of Airlines [ex. Northworst]

For the Dutchies:
TRANSAVIA = To Rape A New Stewardess After V-1 Is Allowed

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon May 16, 2005 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crashes Into House
Replies: 3
Views: 4111

RE: Small Plane Crashes Into House

of course i didn't mean an attack, but i was just thinking of the suicide of a young guy (i think he was 14 or so) a couple of years ago in US who did something similar...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon May 16, 2005 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crashes Into House
Replies: 3
Views: 4111

Small Plane Crashes Into House

According to the dutch Telegraaf (www.telegraaf.nl), a small plane has crashed into a house in the Netherlands, after which it caught fire. The 2 pilots of the plane were killed in the accident.
Let's hope it was not on purpose...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue May 03, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish LCC/price Fighter Leases Tristar - Safe?
Replies: 29
Views: 3786

Turkish LCC/price Fighter Leases Tristar - Safe?

According to the Dutch newspaper "de Telegraaf", the Turkish charter airline Onur Air leased 2 Lockheed 1011 Tristars from some Jordanian airline. The dutch aviation authorities are watching them closely, and there is a chance that they will not be granted access to <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schip...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Took Of This Morning...
Replies: 47
Views: 8302

RE: Airbus A380 Took Of This Morning...

Unbelievable....What a great moment!!! The take off was so smooth...seemed light as a feather!
congrats to airbus

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Apr 19, 2005 4:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Fly The Same Reg Twice?
Replies: 58
Views: 6724

RE: Ever Fly The Same Reg Twice?

yesterday the 1st time i flew twice the same reg...G-EZEX, Easyjet, SXF-MST

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by SXMbyKLM747
Fri Apr 08, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emergency Landing At MUC
Replies: 5
Views: 2782

RE: Emergency Landing At MUC

I've seen it. Wasn't very spectacular though. Just some unusual amount of blue flashing light.

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Apr 04, 2005 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Codes
Replies: 4
Views: 3109

Airbus Codes

Hey Guys. I am stuck with a question, I know that all boeings have a certain code, i.e. 06 for KLM. However also Airbus has these kinds of codes, i.e. a319-111, and the A320-100 and A320-200. What do these codes mean? Does it have to do sth with the engines installed? I really hope u can give me som...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Mar 23, 2005 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Explosion During Takeoff?
Replies: 15
Views: 3866

RE: Explosion During Takeoff?

can't it be a stalled compressor?

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun Mar 20, 2005 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ever Wanted To Slap A Spotter?
Replies: 78
Views: 9139

RE: Ever Wanted To Slap A Spotter?

Last week I was flying from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> to Mumbai. Clearly this was an Airbus A380 SUD (shortened Upper deck  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/drunk.gif" alt="drunk" border=0>  ) ! But the guy next to me was keep on t...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Fri Feb 25, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Announces SXF-MST Route
Replies: 3
Views: 2274

RE: EasyJet Announces SXF-MST Route

I can just say: Fantastic, and let's hope they come with more destinations soon.... So i can use my home airport as much as possible. (just a 10 minute ride from here!!)
Robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS- Based LLC
Replies: 10
Views: 1614

RE: AMS- Based LLC

Best deal:
Varig Brasil. Flies for E70,- Excl taxes. (return 148,- inclusive) to CDG.
Nice advantage, it's an MD-11 they fly on this route
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Thu Feb 17, 2005 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia.com Livery? Picture!
Replies: 7
Views: 3774

RE: Transavia.com Livery? Picture!

Could be nice...a Transavia Boeing 777....won't happen though...
Livery looks ok.

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Jan 25, 2005 10:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Experience On Turbo Prop Vs. Jet
Replies: 7
Views: 30885

Flying Experience On Turbo Prop Vs. Jet

hey guys

I have never flown on a turbo-prop before, so i am wondering, what is different in flying a turbo prop versus a jet? what do u prefer?
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Jan 10, 2005 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Considering 7E7 Order Cancellation
Replies: 174
Views: 17715

RE: Continental Considering 7E7 Order Cancellation

" I have been at this company probably since you have been in diapers" EWR757: probably yóu got so old that u need diapers again. I don;t believe anything of you pretending to be an intelligent person. this thread is the most childish one i've ever read. /robbert<br><br>[Edited 2005-01-09 23:30:24]

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Jan 04, 2005 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting At CRL - Views In/close To The Terminal?
Replies: 2
Views: 3924

RE: Spotting At CRL - Views In/close To The Terminal?

Landside: NO
Airside: you can see runway
Within Walking Distance: I think yes, although didnt try it myself.

Have fun flying!
Ciao,
Robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Jan 03, 2005 8:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Need To Go From AMS To CDG
Replies: 9
Views: 9688

RE: Need To Go From AMS To CDG

Hey Varig can be booked on the site: <a href="http://www.vliegtarieven.nl" target=_blank>http://www.vliegtarieven.nl</a> And the good thing is: They Fly <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11!!!!! Connections from <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG<...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Jan 03, 2005 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A.net Meeting At Paris Airshow 2005?
Replies: 2
Views: 2889

A.net Meeting At Paris Airshow 2005?

Hey guys,
I was thinking, it might be nice to organise a big A.net meeting for the paris airshow, this spring. Perhaps flying there alltogether, doing additional trips/activities..etc..etc
any Ideas? People interested?

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Jan 03, 2005 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM And Airbus
Replies: 14
Views: 4727

RE: KLM And Airbus

I expect that they decided to switch to A330 go gain scale economies that can be reached by pooling maintenance resources with Air-France.
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Jan 03, 2005 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show
Replies: 11
Views: 2447

RE: Paris Air Show

What do i.e. the dutch a.netters think about going there all together from <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> with the Varig <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 flight to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">C...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun Jan 02, 2005 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the meaning of 'Heavy' in callsigns?
Replies: 19
Views: 7390

What's the meaning of 'Heavy' in callsigns?

it has to do with the amount of wake turbulence a plane produces. Of course this is a function of weight. Aircrafts are categorized accordingly, heavy being a/c producing a high level of wake turbulence at i.e. take off
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sat Jan 01, 2005 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net Fractional Ownership Plane?
Replies: 36
Views: 5026

RE: Airliners.net Fractional Ownership Plane?

why not let also other pax travel on our plane, and let them pay a good price, so we can get some good profit!
The newest HCC (High Cost Carrier) is born!
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sat Jan 01, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show
Replies: 11
Views: 2447

RE: Paris Air Show

Yeah interesting, i am also planning to go there, it's the first time i will go to this airshow, how many days do u need for it? and what can i expect from the airshow???
thanks,
Robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Bases
Replies: 42
Views: 3858

RE: Easyjet Bases

cragley: yeah it is very close to the citycentre of gothenburg, perhaps even closer that the international airport (<acronym title="Gothenburg - Landvetter (GOT / ESGG), Sweden">GOT</acronym>:Landvetter) i think about a 15 minute ride (oh yeah always try to bargain with the taxi drivers in sweden......

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Order 50 7E7
Replies: 121
Views: 17091

RE: JAL Order 50 7E7

sorry to bother with this, but i hear a lot of vague stories of how innovative the 7E7 is/should be...but what things on this plane are actually innovative...what news does it bring??
(dont get me wrong, i am not criticising, but just curious, i think the 7e7 looks fantastic)
thanks
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun Dec 19, 2004 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official KLM MD-11 Appreciation Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 7072

RE: Official KLM MD-11 Appreciation Thread

thanks, this makes my day...
I am in love with a plane....
the MD-11 is just great

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Nov 30, 2004 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Incident In BCN
Replies: 45
Views: 28541

RE: KLM Incident In BCN

why is the rudder turned in such a way that the aircraft would actually turn left normally?

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by SXMbyKLM747
Sun Nov 21, 2004 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Ryanair Destinations!
Replies: 21
Views: 3302

RE: New Ryanair Destinations!

does anyone have info on possible re-introduction of Ryanair at Maastricht (<acronym title="Maastricht / Aachen (- Beek / Zuid Limburg) (MST / EHBK), Netherlands">MST</acronym>) and Groningen airport in the netherlands? They used to fly from there to Stansted, and it was said that they might one day...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Nov 17, 2004 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/C Registrations
Replies: 1
Views: 1349

RE: A/C Registrations

http://www.airfleets.net
is quite a good site
regards
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Nov 16, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash In Texas
Replies: 13
Views: 5350

RE: Small Plane Crash In Texas

ok, for those who misunderstood my reply, i do not mean that the loss of life of 2 persons is not bad. of course this is terrible for their families.
however the scale is different than when an airliner is involved.
just my opinion.
/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Mon Nov 15, 2004 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash In Texas
Replies: 13
Views: 5350

Small Plane Crash In Texas

"A crash is a crash. I don't think it was a small thing for those that where on board it." NO, but i am sure that u agree that a jetcrash including some 300 pax is a whole lot different than i.e. a chessna involving only 2. So, I agree with FJWH, please take care in choosing your thread title, as a ...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Fri Nov 12, 2004 7:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Flies Over Your House?
Replies: 134
Views: 9565

RE: What Flies Over Your House?

What's flying over my house? well...Some smoke from the neighboring fabrics, a lot of dust, and as the autumn is proceeding also some rotting leaves... <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> ok now serious...i dont live near factories, but close to <acronym title="Geilenkirchen...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Fri Nov 05, 2004 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Windows - WHY SO Small IN Airbuses?
Replies: 20
Views: 7502

RE: Windows - WHY SO Small IN Airbuses?

Hi spantax, Welcome to a.net! I agree with you, the best IFE is just a good window view. However, i think (but am not sure) that having bigger windows is móre expensive to manufacture. And, i also think that in general Airbus planes are cheaper to buy...so that might explain some stuff already Perha...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Nov 03, 2004 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AGE Of Fleets
Replies: 7
Views: 2354

RE: AGE Of Fleets

at www.airfleets.net you can find fleet age of all airliners (even per plane-type)

/robbert

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Oct 26, 2004 12:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Next Flight?
Replies: 201
Views: 16789

RE: What's Your Next Flight?

CRL - <acronym title="Stockholm (Nykoping) - Skavsta (NYO / ESKN), Sweden">NYO</acronym> 27 oct. <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> 737-8AS <acronym title="Stockholm (Nykoping) - Skavsta (NYO / ESKN), Sweden">NYO</acronym>- <acronym title="Charleroi - Brussels South (Gosselies) (CRL / E...

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by SXMbyKLM747
Tue Oct 26, 2004 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airline Has The Cutest Flight Atendants?
Replies: 113
Views: 15353

RE: Which Airline Has The Cutest Flight Atendants?

I thought the same about SAS actually...that their F/A's would be as gorgeous as the girls in Sweden, Norway and finland. (I have studied in Sweden for half a year)... BUT reality was different, i was on some domestic SAS flights, and even though the F/A's were blond, they were old and unattractive....

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by SXMbyKLM747
Wed Oct 20, 2004 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nice Website
Replies: 1
Views: 1725

Nice Website

hi guys... perhaps you already know this site...but in case u don"t: <a href="http://www.airfleets.net" target=_blank>http://www.airfleets.net</a> It's quite interesting as u can find all airplanes currently in use by the different airlines, and also those held in the past. And...perhaps nice if u a...

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