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by will
Tue May 28, 2013 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Make Door Modification On 737 MAX
Replies: 70
Views: 30930

RE: Boeing To Make Door Modification On 737 MAX

Hi, I really can't comment on door size designs and how they effect cabin layout.. But, the current 737 series door design really needs attention and modernization... It's a pig...The current design is mechanically complex, awkward and real monster to rig.. The thought that went into the design of t...

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by will
Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Of The Boeing 777-300ER
Replies: 74
Views: 25983

RE: 10 Years Of The Boeing 777-300ER

The W class... Pure Excellence.... Nothing comes close...

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by will
Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: EK Divert To SIN. Inflight Shutdown..
Replies: 25
Views: 23226

Rumour: EK Divert To SIN. Inflight Shutdown..

Hi All, I hate to bother you all with a rumour, but I keep hearing this and I would love it confirmed with some details if possible... I have heard that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> has had another in-flight shutdown and has made a diversion into <acronym title="Sing...

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by will
Thu May 31, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Instagram And A.net
Replies: 6
Views: 350

RE: Instagram And A.net

Hi Jetsgo, I hear yah mate... That did cross my mind, but I was hoping that the a.net site could feature this new photography medium and encourage its excellence.. There is some really good instagram work out there and with a.net presenting the best in photographs, I could see an opportunity to embr...

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by will
Thu May 31, 2012 2:13 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Instagram And A.net
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Instagram And A.net

Hello All, I am one of the many have recently become hooked on Instagram. I find it a wonderful way to create some fantastic photos and have been very surprised and pleased with a few of the shots I have managed to sneak in. I was wondering what would everyones thoughts, good, or bad, on the idea of...

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by will
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 748 First Revenue Route?
Replies: 123
Views: 31032

RE: LH 748 First Revenue Route?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>What I can say is: It's happening in May.</i></font></td></tr></table> Hopefully it'll be the 14th.... that would be awesome...  <img src="http://cdn-w...

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by will
Sat Jul 17, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 What About Engineers
Replies: 14
Views: 7378

RE: 787 What About Engineers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sonyvaio" class="quote" target="_blank">sonyvaio</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Is it true is a C-Check every 12 ye...

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by will
Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: KLM Safety Vest Trade/Swap
Replies: 0
Views: 4356

KLM Safety Vest Trade/Swap

Hi,

I was wondering if there are any KLM maintenance or ramp staff members out there who could swap a KLM safety vest for me.. I have a some brand new ones in my collection ready for swap...

Please private message me if you are able to trade..

Regards...

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by will
Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel Saving Ideas
Replies: 20
Views: 6226

Fuel Saving Ideas

G’day All, It’s been a number of years since I last posted on airliners.net forum and I can say it has changed much from its early days… Anyway...!!! “Fuel Saving Ideas” I have notice that there are several airline employees frequenting a.net now, all with a vast range of skills and knowledge. With ...

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by will
Tue Jun 19, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM It's MD-11 & YUL
Replies: 2
Views: 3350

KLM It's MD-11 & YUL

G'Day Fellow Anetters, I am planning a trip around the world for February next year. After a stop in the Netherlands to visit family & Friends, I hope to make my way to Canada with a first stop being in Montreal. Wanting a ride in an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 before they disapp...

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by will
Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: KLM It's MD-11 & YUL
Replies: 6
Views: 4105

KLM It's MD-11 & YUL

G'Day Fellow Anetters, I am planning a trip around the world for February next year. After a stop in the Netherlands to visit family & Friends, I hope to make my way to Canada with a first stop being in Montreal. Wanting a ride in an <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 before they disapp...

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by will
Fri Oct 27, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM F50 Current Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 4079

RE: KLM F50 Current Routes

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

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by will
Thu Oct 26, 2006 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM F50 Current Routes
Replies: 17
Views: 4079

KLM F50 Current Routes

G'day All.

Just a quick question & forgive me if it has been asked a million times.....

What routes are KLM using the F50 on at the moment???.. I would love to plan a flight with a KLM F50 sometime next year..

Kind Regards,

Will.............

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by will
Mon Oct 10, 2005 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This Piece Of 9/11 Wreckage?
Replies: 57
Views: 12942

RE: Can Anyone Identify This Piece Of 9/11 Wreckage?

BTW,

G'day HMMMMM,

How yah going.....???

Regards,

Will.......

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by will
Mon Oct 10, 2005 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This Piece Of 9/11 Wreckage?
Replies: 57
Views: 12942

RE: Can Anyone Identify This Piece Of 9/11 Wreckage?

G'day, Without a doubt... It is the engine core... !!! Look at the shaft size.....and combustor can configuration and the size of the one damaged fuel nozzle that is visible... APU fuel nozzles are way smaller than the one in the photo... The shaft size says it all for me...It is the engine core.......

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by will
Fri Oct 08, 2004 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will The Three-holer Engine Layout Be Extinct?
Replies: 9
Views: 3531

RE: Will The Three-holer Engine Layout Be Extinct?

Never Say Never... But for now I tend to agree... No Tri-Jets for now thanks to economics, design issues, etc, etc...

Regards,

Will.....

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by will
Fri Oct 08, 2004 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: John Travolta Buys A Convair 990
Replies: 65
Views: 17368

RE: John Travolta Buys A Convair 990

I’d love to be one of the Engineers during the restoration of this great old Classic bird. What a magic opportunity and nostalgic experience that would be to work on a <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Chathams (New Zealand)">CV</acronym>-990. As for colours.?? The airline that originall...

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by will
Sat May 08, 2004 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ground Zero NYC
Replies: 17
Views: 2123

Ground Zero NYC

G’day All, I’m in the process of finalising my trip to New York this weekend. I will be arriving in NYC on the 24th and I plan to stay for a day or so before I hire a car and drive through to Boston, Bangor Maine and then to Halifax. I was thinking about making a visit to the World Trade Centre (Gro...

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by will
Wed May 05, 2004 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: For All 747 Lovers...
Replies: 35
Views: 6181

RE: For All 747 Lovers...

I kind of like the B747-200 fitted with RR engines...

But the winner for me is the B747-400ER with G.E's.

You can't beat the 744ER

Regards,

Will.....

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by will
Sat Apr 17, 2004 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caption This One....
Replies: 22
Views: 2532

RE: Caption This One....

RA-85154................

LOL..... You have to be the winner for sure......

Well done.....

Will...

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by will
Thu Apr 01, 2004 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: No Narrow Bodies?
Replies: 15
Views: 2716

RE: Emirates: No Narrow Bodies?

Emirates: No Narrow Bodies?..... HMMMM.... No Narrow Bodies Yet !!!! They will someday soon for sure.....Don't know what or when.... But hey will have narrow bodies.

Just my thoughts...

Will...

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by will
Mon Mar 29, 2004 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Longest Delay
Replies: 55
Views: 4488

RE: Your Longest Delay

Thanks to Garuda in 1983 I was delayed in Jakarta for two days.. We left <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym> 15 hours late and as a result missed our conecting flight to <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym...

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by will
Thu Mar 18, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: First Thrust Reversers
Replies: 11
Views: 4541

RE: First Thrust Reversers

T/Rev's on the first jet airliner was "I Think" the Comet 4.

I could be wrong but I remember seeing an old marketing presentation on the Comet 4 years ago. The T/Revs technology was presented as an advancement in airliner landing performance.. Etc..

Regards,

Will........

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by will
Tue Mar 16, 2004 11:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: LHR To YYZ Flight Time..?
Replies: 2
Views: 4533

LHR To YYZ Flight Time..?

G'day, Just a simple question... Can someone let me know the flight time between London Heathrow (<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>) and Toronto (<acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acrony...

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by will
Sat Mar 06, 2004 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Qantas Plane
Replies: 8
Views: 2561

RE: Weird Qantas Plane

It is VH-EBU for aure...

Regards,

Will.........

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by will
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Marshals. Yes Or No?
Replies: 22
Views: 4838

RE: Air Marshals. Yes Or No?

No…. Please let us all get back to some normality…

Will…

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by will
Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Have Had Airbus 340-600
Replies: 24
Views: 5753

RE: Airports That Have Had Airbus 340-600

China Eastern... MEL

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by will
Mon Feb 02, 2004 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Safest Airline In The World
Replies: 131
Views: 17603

RE: Safest Airline In The World

Without a doubt....Qantas.......

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by will
Sat Jan 31, 2004 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft You Feel The Most Safe Flying On
Replies: 78
Views: 12143

RE: Aircraft You Feel The Most Safe Flying On

Boeing 747...... Classic more so.... it has a Flight Engineer......

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by will
Sun Jan 25, 2004 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B747-400 ERF
Replies: 3
Views: 4626

B747-400 ERF

G’day All, Could someone please help me with some information regarding the fuel tank arrangement on the B747-400 <acronym title="Erfurt (- Bindersleben) (ERF / EDDE), Germany">ERF</acronym> (Freighter) I am aware that standard B747-400 F’s do not have a tail tank like that on the 400 Pax’s versions...

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by will
Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best 744 You Have Flown?
Replies: 45
Views: 9362

RE: Best 744 You Have Flown?

VH-OEE... B747-438ER...<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>-<acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>...<acro...

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by will
Wed Dec 03, 2003 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Could Have Any Airplane......
Replies: 78
Views: 6477

RE: If You Could Have Any Airplane......

Easy...

A Boeing 747-400ER... with both aux tanks fitted... Executive interior... CF6 Engines.....

Regards,

Will.................

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by will
Mon Nov 10, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Longest Flight.
Replies: 153
Views: 19651

RE: Your Longest Flight.

QANTAS 94 LAX direct to MEL. Flight time..15 Hrs 30 min

Will...

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by will
Sat Sep 20, 2003 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do You Love Lufthansa?
Replies: 65
Views: 9579

RE: Why Do You Love Lufthansa?

Simply…Professionalism and Service…

Will….

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by will
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series
Replies: 38
Views: 5595

RE: What Is Your Favorite 737 Series

G'day,

I kind of like the good old B737-200's..

Regards,

Will.....

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by will
Sun Jul 13, 2003 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airline Do You Work For?
Replies: 66
Views: 7860

RE: What Airline Do You Work For?

G'day,

1/ Qantas
2/ 2 Ansett Australia & Qantas
3/ 15 years
4/ LAME, Mechanical
5/ Melbourne, Australia, Line Maintenance, International.

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by will
Sat Jul 12, 2003 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tell Me If You Love The B737-200
Replies: 79
Views: 8765

RE: Tell Me If You Love The B737-200

B737-200's... You gotta LOVE them ...... I miss the Ansett B737-200..... they looked great.

I guess missing those Ansett B732''s is showing my age.....  Wink/being sarcastic

See yah,

Will.............

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by will
Wed Nov 06, 2002 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA/American Still Flying Chinese Made MD-83s?
Replies: 29
Views: 4600

RE: TWA/American Still Flying Chinese Made MD-83s?

Thank you B747-437B for your most informative posts! I have been curious about this for quite sometime and had been unable to find the data.I would venture to guess that most AA staff are unaware these ships are in their fleet.

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by will
Sat Jun 15, 2002 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Last Trip On Ansett Australia.....
Replies: 20
Views: 2433

RE: Your Last Trip On Ansett Australia.....

ADL-MEL,

I was in the jumpseat of a B737.

Miss Ansett......... ;-(

Will........

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by will
Sat May 25, 2002 5:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Unbelievable Photo
Replies: 35
Views: 4132

RE: Unbelievable Photo

Josef,

Great photo, good work.

Will.......

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by will
Tue May 21, 2002 2:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Iata Email
Replies: 36
Views: 2034

NonRevKing

G'day NonRevKing, I must sincerely and fully confess that you are right. I did feel a little silly giving them away for free and later I did consider that it disadvantages the professional photographers out there try to make a dollar. I have had a re-think and I will keep my photos to myself in cons...

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by will
Mon May 20, 2002 8:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Iata Email
Replies: 36
Views: 2034

RE: Iata Email

G'day, I received an e-mail from IATA as well. At first it seemed nice that someone wanted my photos, but I understand that some photograph airliners for professional reasons and I thought $2 USD per photo was a little strange. Correct me if I’m wrong, but from professionals photos can vary in...

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by will
Sat Mar 23, 2002 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fantastic Pic
Replies: 5
Views: 1259

RE: Fantastic Pic

Good work Jason....  Wink/being sarcastic

See yah,

Will...............

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by will
Tue Mar 05, 2002 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vale - Ansett Australia / 61 Years!
Replies: 40
Views: 2299

RE: Vale - Ansett Australia / 61 Years!

Hi,

It is sad to see a great airline go. I worked for AN for 10 years in which time I did my apprenticeship, attained a engineering licence, made lots of good friends, travelled heaps and met my girl.

Thanks Ansett.

I’ll miss you.

Will Lanting.

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by will
Fri Oct 26, 2001 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Here Misses Kai Tak?
Replies: 15
Views: 1350

RE: Who Here Misses Kai Tak?

Just a simple "yes".....I miss Kia Tak...  Crying

Will...........

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by will
Sun Aug 19, 2001 12:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA A&P Exams
Replies: 14
Views: 10629

RE: 242 & VC-10

242, You are right, it is a good start in the right direction. I believe that we are all in a good position for when it comes to the future. With the increasing demand for air travel and a short fall in interest of people wanting to become aircraft mechanics/engineers. I truly believe there are good...

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by will
Sat Aug 18, 2001 11:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA A&P Exams
Replies: 14
Views: 10629

RE: FAA A&P Exams

DALMD88, Thank you again for the good advice. The one thing l forgot to mention to you is that I am impressed with the hourly rate A&P Engineers are awarded, $45:00 USD an hour. In conjunction with the current pathetic Australian dollar “against the USD”, and along with this being the av...

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by will
Sat Aug 18, 2001 6:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA A&P Exams
Replies: 14
Views: 10629

RE: FAA A&P Exams

Gentlemen, Thank you all for your advice regarding FAA A&P Exams. I plan to sit my exams early next year along with a fellow colleague. We are anticipating on going to California since l guess it will be the most convenient for us both. DALMD88….. I totally agree with you when it comes to the ...

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by will
Mon Aug 13, 2001 9:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA A&P Exams
Replies: 14
Views: 10629

FAA A&P Exams

G'day, Over the last few weeks l have been considering sitting my FAA A&P license exams. l currently hold an Australian AME License and since l have recently gained employment with Qantas l think it is time for me to look into sitting my FAA A&P exams. l'm not too familiar as to what is involved, wh...

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by will
Thu May 10, 2001 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Air Traffic Controllers
Replies: 0
Views: 1519

Australian Air Traffic Controllers

Hello, l was wondering if there are any Australian ATC personal whom are visiting this forum. l'm looking for a old friend that l've lost contact with over the years, and l last knew that he worked at Melbourne Air Traffic Center at Melbourne Airport. If you work at Melbourne Air Traffic Center, or ...

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