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by HNL
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 10507

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

When AA dropped ORD-PEK they said at the time the flight would be back once PKX opens. Any word on their return to Chicago - China flights?

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by HNL
Fri May 17, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA preparing plans for expansion and renovations
Replies: 43
Views: 6586

Re: MIA preparing plans for expansion and renovations

The D60 gates are like a portal to hell. It is worse than most 3rd world airports down there. Miami agents feel like they have to scream every announcement and then speak over one another when doing so. So you often end up with 2 or 3 agents screaming about their flights at the same time. And yet i...

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by HNL
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Samoa ends Open-Skies agreement with the U.S.
Replies: 20
Views: 4692

Re: Samoa ends Open-Skies agreement with the U.S.

NTLDaz wrote:
seansasLCY wrote:
Aren’t they relaunching Samoa Airways as an independent airline? (I think it was flying with Virgin Australia for a while) perhaps this is to protect them?


Been flying for a bit over a year now. Just about to take delivery of a Max 9 I believe.


Someday they will operate the MAX 9 ;-)

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by HNL
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/10/2019:AA Exits JFK-MCO; DL Extends ATL-OAK
Replies: 65
Views: 13356

Re: OAG Changes 2/10/2019:AA Exits JFK-MCO; DL Extends ATL-OAK

DCA CLE IND CMH just to name a few....

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by HNL
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes that all US Big 3 fly?
Replies: 20
Views: 2955

Re: Routes that all US Big 3 fly?

Kno wrote:
Also bos-sfo has UA AA DL B6


Not quite. AA does not operate SFO-BOS. That was many many many moons ago.

AS does operate sfo-bos

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by HNL
Wed May 23, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Busiest airports without full length taxiways
Replies: 60
Views: 8329

Re: Busiest airports without full length taxiways

Nadi Airport in Fiji (NAN) which handles about 2 million passengers a year.

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by HNL
Wed May 16, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Painful Nanjing (NKG) connection with China Eastern
Replies: 4
Views: 1531

Re: Painful Nanjing (NKG) connection with China Eastern

I’m curious, did you connect both ways through NKG, or only one way? If both ways, I wonder if the experience was the same both times. I’ll be flying YVR-PVG-BKK on MU in December (no worries there) but returning BKK-NKG-YVR. We have a 6 hr connection and TWOV so I’m not worried about time, but it ...

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by HNL
Mon May 14, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 98
Views: 14485

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

BA SJC-LHR JUN 1.0>0.6 Now this is really strange. Cutting a route that is almost certainly stronger in the summer at the beginning of summer?? It looks like it will only operate for the first week of June. It's back to daily starting July 1. Very strange. Engine issues? BA operate 787 with the RR ...

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by HNL
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA routes to Asia avoiding Russian airspace?
Replies: 52
Views: 10803

Re: AA routing China fits today thru LAX

Relations between Russia and US have been bad for awhile now... Also, a business wouldn't play it safe "in case" if it costs them money. Diversions to LAX cost money and time and if their competitors don't have this issue, puts them at a severe disadvantage. No doubt that there's somethin...

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by HNL
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China CA1350 suspected hijack - 15/4
Replies: 10
Views: 20544

Re: Air China CA1350 suspected hijack - 15/4

Word's coming out that this morning, CA1350 Changsha - Beijing (opby A321 B-6555) was hijacked. The hijacker brought a knife onboard and hijacked the purser. Hopefully this doesn’t lead to even more intensive safety checks. Don’t know about the safety checks in Changsha but in PEK, Terminal 3 it’s ...

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by HNL
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 162335

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Do the numbers work to make HNL a viable route for HA out of Chicago. I think the numbers could work, at least seasonally. I don't know the exact PDEW between ORD and HNL, but I'll bet there is enough demand in the winter for more than one HNL flight (I believe the UA flight there is the only HNL f...

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by HNL
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 1431
Views: 162335

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

What about Chicago/Gary Airport in Gary, Indiana. How far is it from downtown Chicago and is it worth it to fly there to get to Chicago. What other alternate airports are there to serve the city MDW is the closest alternative. MKE for the north suburbs. GYY lacks any airline with regularly schedule...

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by HNL
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore's SIN-NYC Nonstop
Replies: 18
Views: 5420

Re: Singapore's SIN-NYC Nonstop

My money is on JFK. The flight can survive without connections on the US end.

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by HNL
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Winter Break 2016 (2): Pencil Jet across the Atlantic (AA54 MAN-ORD, Y+, Dec'16)
Replies: 9
Views: 8538

Re: Winter Break 2016 (2): Pencil Jet across the Atlantic (AA54 MAN-ORD, Y+, Dec'16)

Good report, but I was shocked to see the after flight photo of seat 12F with all the trash on the floor SMH

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by HNL
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 30293

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

globetrotter94 wrote:
Given that this IS the fish carrier we are talking about, they should have at least one aircraft painted like a fish--scales, fins and all.


It's been done.

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by HNL
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

grbauc wrote:
HNL wrote:
grbauc wrote:
I should known that not everyone is not just attacking there favorite airlines to gripe about. Sorry for the quick pounce. It is a valid point in most expansions what's been cut to fiance it.


No worries. Alls good. Thanks for coming back and checking in on this thread.

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by HNL
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian L-1011 Operations
Replies: 22
Views: 4898

Re: Hawaiian L-1011 Operations

readytotaxi wrote:
I seem to recall an Hawaiian L-1011 service to London Stansted via LAX in the 80's, did not last long. :old:


HA never had scheduled flights to Europe - UK included. It was in London as a charter flight would make the most sense.

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by HNL
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Strange 5th Freedom Routes
Replies: 32
Views: 3407

Re: Strange 5th Freedom Routes

The about to start service in Air China IAH-PTY-IAH

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by HNL
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

chepos wrote:
HNL wrote:
Will the LAX-EZE-LAX flight be crewed with EZE or LAX based flight attendants?


LAX


You are right, I forgot the foreign bases in South America can only operate flights to MIA.

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by HNL
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

Will the LAX-EZE-LAX flight be crewed with EZE or LAX based flight attendants?

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by HNL
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 44763

Re: India Aviation Thread - 2018

CCU is the fastest growing airport for its size in India (and also one of the fastest in the world), and as one of the largest cities in India, Kolkata can hold its own with O&D traffic, as well as a hub for all the other Indian domestic airlines (AI, 6E, et al.) to the Northeast, with, or with...

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by HNL
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 44763

Re: India Aviation Thread - 2018

https://m.economictimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/jet-airways-announces-plans-to-make-guwahati-its-regional-gateway/articleshow/63467288.cms Well new gateway for North East. Bad for CCU as they were only famous for good connections to the north east. Jet airways has even start...

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by HNL
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

Remember AA has to fund some of the new Long Haul flying, and that will come at the expense of existing South America flying. LAX-GRU will reduce to 4x a week. MIA-GRU day flight drops. There are two sides to every coin. AA does not like to talk about the dark side of the coin, just the shiny front...

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by HNL
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

deebee278 wrote:
Y'all are thinking BIG. What if they're only planning to launch an RJ flight to Ensenada, MX or something of that sort?


The press release is out, and included in this thread a few posts up. Ensenada did not make the cut.

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by HNL
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

Remember AA has to fund some of the new Long Haul flying, and that will come at the expense of existing South America flying. LAX-GRU will reduce to 4x a week. MIA-GRU day flight drops. There are two sides to every coin. AA does not like to talk about the dark side of the coin, just the shiny front ...

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by HNL
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131290

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

With AF restarting CDG-SEA, is there any realistic chance now for a DL/AF CDG-PDX anymore in the near future? I am not comparing PDX and SEA and I am just wondering about the reduced possibilities now more than in the past. It's definitely possible. I would have hoped that the situation played out ...

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by HNL
Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 757
Views: 44763

Re: India Aviation Thread - 2018

Any hope for IXC once the runway upgradation is finally complete? I don't know which countries it is a point of call for but it has a great location for potential flights. Too close to DEL - No real geographic advantage and limited demand as destination outside VFRs. Easily accessible with a connec...

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by HNL
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25394

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

LAX-EZE X number of days a week
LAX-GRU reduces to X number of days a week

e.g. EZE//GRU will now share the same set of aircraft

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by HNL
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AI to increase frequency on SFO, SYD, MEL
Replies: 84
Views: 10603

Re: Rumor: AI to increase frequency on SFO, SYD, MEL

Flighty wrote:
Question - does UA serve SFO-India and if not, when?


Nope, UA does not fly SFO-India., UA serves India from EWR. Adding SFO-India seems likely IMHO.

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by HNL
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 suffers nose gear collapse
Replies: 50
Views: 71648

Re: Boeing 787 suffers nose gear collapse

A little speed tape and that puppy is fit for flight....

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by HNL
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131290

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Didn't DL serve PDX-HKG in the days of the mini-hub at PDX? No, they didn't. They flew nonstop from PDX to NRT, SEL, TPE, NGO, and FUK. They may have flown LAX-HKG? This is very cool........ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYAgTelUCwA I see now. It was LAX-ANC-HKG. http://www.departedflights.com/DL...

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by HNL
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1408
Views: 131290

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Didn't DL serve PDX-HKG in the days of the mini-hub at PDX?

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by HNL
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago O'Hare - ORD - Summer 2018 Int'l Schedule
Replies: 71
Views: 9055

Re: Chicago O'Hare - ORD - Summer 2018 Int'l Schedule

Please do not feed the trolls

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by HNL
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 223
Views: 25567

Re: DL add IND-CDG

767-300

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by HNL
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the new LHR CX lounge open?
Replies: 5
Views: 923

Re: Is the new LHR CX lounge open?

Not yet. I was through there on Saturday ad it's still under construction.

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by HNL
Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to move all LHR flights to T3
Replies: 28
Views: 5894

Re: DL to all LHR flights to T3

Except of course that T4 is the Skyteam terminal, which is where anyone connecting off an inbound Delta flight would most likely need to go. Fairly clearly Delta see LHR as an O&D airport and don't value connections through there. This is understandable as they have CDG and AMS for connections....

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by HNL
Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 MIA
Replies: 17
Views: 3830

Re: BA A380 MIA

Seasonal

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by HNL
Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: F class between Hong Kong and Japan
Replies: 4
Views: 1142

Re: F class between Hong Kong and Japan

NRT
CX520

HND
CX548
CX542

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by HNL
Fri Jun 24, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL and ANA intercontinental destinations question
Replies: 15
Views: 3777

Re: JAL and ANA intercontinental destinations question

NRT-HNL on JL x 3
TYO-HNL on JL x 4 (adding in HND)

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by HNL
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces 19th Destination From SAN
Replies: 35
Views: 9020

RE: AS Announces 19th Destination From SAN

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Noise" class="quote" target="_blank">Noise</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>I wonder what's going to happen to <acronym titl...

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by HNL
Fri May 13, 2016 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On With AA 653?
Replies: 3
Views: 1176

RE: What's Going On With AA 653?

It's a mechanical diversion to SEA

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by HNL
Thu May 12, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 77W Routes
Replies: 13
Views: 5789

RE: AA 77W Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eastern023" class="quote" target="_blank">eastern023</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Los Angeles - Internat...

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by HNL
Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA May Start Bussing To Hard Stands
Replies: 25
Views: 9133

RE: MIA May Start Bussing To Hard Stands

Are the F and G concourses really at capacity? When ever I pass through MIA I only see one or two planes on the gates.

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by HNL
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Glitch" In Trusted Traveler Program?
Replies: 7
Views: 4870

RE: "Glitch" In Trusted Traveler Program?

TSA Regularly hands out Pre-Check on a per trip basis to passengers.

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by HNL
Fri Feb 26, 2016 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines XTV Vs Avod
Replies: 1
Views: 1539

RE: American Airlines XTV Vs Avod

About 5 different live <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> channels plus the normal AVOD. <a href="http://www.aa.com/i18n/travelInformation/duringFlight/entertainment/main.jsp" target="_blank">http://www.aa.com/i18n/travelInforma...uringFlight/entertainment/main.jsp</a><br><br>[Ed...

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by HNL
Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help Needed To ID TWA Aircraft From 1991
Replies: 10
Views: 6839

Help Needed To ID TWA Aircraft From 1991

TW operated the L-1011 and 762 on the CDG-IAD route.

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by HNL
Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 1344 Diverted To ORD
Replies: 1
Views: 1338

RE: AA 1344 Diverted To ORD

Mechanical. The flight returned back to ORD with mechanical problem.

[Edited 2016-02-07 10:34:47]

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by HNL
Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 763 Refits
Replies: 32
Views: 10135

RE: AA 763 Refits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">Mah4546</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Anything to Europe or to Ecuador/Brazil/Peru...

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by HNL
Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next At BNA?
Replies: 62
Views: 5995

RE: What's Next At BNA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IAHWorldflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">IAHWorldflyer</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>As long as <acronym title="Uni...

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by HNL
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF7 At 22,000 Feet?
Replies: 2
Views: 1738

RE: QF7 At 22,000 Feet?

Glitch. Normal rate of climb. Current cruising at 37000

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