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by Tom_EDDF
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa ending 737 ops in October
Replies: 20
Views: 6790

Re: Lufthansa ending 737 ops in October

My FRA-STR flight on Oct 29 just got switched from 733 to 320. Would have been nice to be on an LH737 on their last day of operation with my family... :(

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by Tom_EDDF
Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 26 Year Old LH A320 Looking Brand New
Replies: 31
Views: 24562

RE: 26 Year Old LH A320 Looking Brand New

It really is amazing how different aircraft of similar age and utilization can "feel" from a pax perspective. Last month, I happened to fly <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Pune (Poona) - Lohegaon (PNQ / VAPO), India">PNQ<...

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB to SIN Missing Part 2
Replies: 228
Views: 79876

Air Asia QZ8501 SUB to SIN Missing Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/liquidair" class="quote" target="_blank">liquidair</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>Come to think of it, wasn't the A320 a...

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 2
Replies: 206
Views: 39531

RE: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 2

I believe the 767 cruises at around m.80, which is not that much faster. And the 767 does a lot of trans atlantic flying.

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AF447 And Airbus Flight Testing
Replies: 21
Views: 8914

RE: AF447 And Airbus Flight Testing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wingscrubber" class="quote" target="_blank">wingscrubber</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> I don't imagine Airbus would let ...

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Jun 07, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20 Worst Airlines In The World
Replies: 28
Views: 14509

RE: 20 Worst Airlines In The World

Personally, I would put Perm Airlines and UTAir on that list as well. Among the scariest (and, admittedly, at the same time most exciting) flying experiences I had were a <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym> 134 flight with Perm Airlines (<acronym title="El Palomar (PAL / SADP), Argentin...

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cancels Almost All Flights 22APR
Replies: 80
Views: 26921

RE: Lufthansa Cancels Almost All Flights 22APR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Logos" class="quote" target="_blank">Logos</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>I used to live in Germany and wondered exactly...

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cancels Almost All Flights 22APR
Replies: 80
Views: 26921

RE: Lufthansa Cancels Almost All Flights 22APR

It seems that they are canceling a number of inbound intercont flights tomorrow to have aircraft available for these flights on Monday. I'm booked on LH455 <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (F...

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Nov 22, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Business Class Really Worth It, Worst And Best?
Replies: 27
Views: 18592

RE: Is Business Class Really Worth It, Worst And B

For the few leisure flights I book every year (usually one longhaul and about 3 european cross border flights), I'd not pay any extra $$$ for the intra-european c class, and a max of, say, 500EUR extra for the long haul. Usually, I would buy a Y class ticket and then upgrade, or buy a c-class award ...

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by Tom_EDDF
Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A319/320 Speed Reduction.
Replies: 11
Views: 4727

RE: A319/320 Speed Reduction.

The "weird" noise after engine startup (nothing to do with the aircraft taxiing) is caused by the hydraulic PTU, connecting the yellow and green hydraulic systems. The pump distributes hydraulic pressure between the two systems if needed, for instance in case of a single engine failure. Hydraulic pr...

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Aug 16, 2007 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa New PTVs Pictures
Replies: 43
Views: 20200

RE: Lufthansa New PTVs Pictures

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Delivers Last Ever A300 To Fedex Today
Replies: 77
Views: 18357

RE: Airbus Delivers Last Ever A300 To Fedex Today

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 XWB Potentially Introducing Technology Not Yet Available
Replies: 135
Views: 16521

A350 XWB Potentially Introducing Technology Not Yet Available

What I've been always wondering about is whether Airbus is pushing the panel concept because it would allow them to "more easily" adopt composites for other models currently using aluminum, i.e. the A380? While the A380 does indeed use composites for some major structures, its fuselage is mostly usi...

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "xwb" Nomenclature
Replies: 39
Views: 5306

RE: "xwb" Nomenclature

Because Airbus is an international company selling to international customers. Airbus never used french messaging in their marketing, you won't even find a french version of their web site. In the end, it's a wholly owned subsidary of EADS which is controlled by french and german share holders, base...

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sibir Air Order 10 + 10 B737-800
Replies: 16
Views: 4790

RE: Sibir Air Order 10 + 10 B737-800

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Now A 525 Seat Aircraft?
Replies: 66
Views: 20836

RE: A380 Now A 525 Seat Aircraft?

Well, from a single passenger point of view, it doesn't make much of a difference whether you're involved in a fatal accident of a Cessna 152, Boeing 737 or an A380 in high density config...

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Apr 27, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sibir Air Order 10 + 10 B737-800
Replies: 16
Views: 4790

RE: Sibir Air Order 10 + 10 B737-800

Let's hope they'll finally start to train their crews properly. I recently had the questionable pleasure of flying them from Nizhnij-Novgorod via Moscow <acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> to Frankfurt... Nizhnij-Moscow was a horrible codeshare operated by PermAir...

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by Tom_EDDF
Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Order/confirm More A380's?
Replies: 50
Views: 9421

RE: LH To Order/confirm More A380's?

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This A340-600 Empty?
Replies: 45
Views: 20737

RE: Is This A340-600 Empty?

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Jan 07, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 350 Or 787
Replies: 52
Views: 14977

RE: Lufthansa 350 Or 787

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Jan 07, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doesn't The A350 Look The 787?
Replies: 27
Views: 13707

RE: Doesn't The A350 Look The 787?

Actually, my first thaught was the A350XWB cockpit windows, more than anything else, look a lot like those on a luxury coach  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> by Neoplan, a stuttgart, Germany based manufacturer: <img src="http://www.neoplan.de/datapool/imagepool/7...

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by Tom_EDDF
Mon Nov 13, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Dismisses The A380
Replies: 44
Views: 17455

RE: SAA Dismisses The A380

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by Tom_EDDF
Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320-100 To Be Scrapped For The First Time (ex-BA)
Replies: 75
Views: 31387

RE: A320-100 To Be Scrapped For The First Time (ex-BA)

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Nov 12, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Aircraft Noises
Replies: 20
Views: 6598

RE: Strange Aircraft Noises

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 13, 2006 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A-340 With Only Two Engines?
Replies: 33
Views: 16273

RE: Emirates A-340 With Only Two Engines?

I bet your friend just mixed it up. And the RR Trent on the A330-34x - while much bigger - looks damn similar to the CFM56, both featuring an exhaust mixer.

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Dropped Program To Add Winglets To A320s
Replies: 104
Views: 16337

RE: Airbus Dropped Program To Add Winglets To A320s

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Oct 07, 2006 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO Resigns!?
Replies: 307
Views: 25601

RE: Airbus CEO Resigns!?

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible
Replies: 112
Views: 12679

RE: EADS-Enders: Stop Of A350 Program Not Impossible

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Sep 23, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa On A380 Delays, Confidence In Airbus..
Replies: 57
Views: 11059

RE: Lufthansa On A380 Delays, Confidence In Airbus..

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by Tom_EDDF
Sat Sep 23, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH To Place Long Haul Order In Dec. Won't Cut A380
Replies: 89
Views: 14456

RE: LH To Place Long Haul Order In Dec. Won't Cut A380

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 It's Future?
Replies: 33
Views: 13296

RE: Airbus A330 It's Future?

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates May Cancel A380 Order
Replies: 203
Views: 33685

RE: Emirates May Cancel A380 Order

Reuters: Emirates Air denies considering A380 cancellation <a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=T&ct=us/1-0&fd=R&url=http://www.forbes.com/business/healthcare/feeds/ap/2006/09/21/ap3034771.html&cid=1109697145&ei=Kq8SRcKmCs2KwQGi-tD5Aw" target=_blank>http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=T...0969...

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by Tom_EDDF
Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABC 9/11 Film Falsely Blames AA Employee
Replies: 61
Views: 10420

RE: ABC 9/11 Film Falsely Blames AA Employee

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by Tom_EDDF
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABC 9/11 Film Falsely Blames AA Employee
Replies: 61
Views: 10420

RE: ABC 9/11 Film Falsely Blames AA Employee

I hope I'll be at home tomorrow at 6 to watch the first part of the "docudrama"... just wanna see if it's as bad as I think it is, LOL... My perspective on this is that 9/11 was sad enough and there's no need for anyone to "dramatize" and "fictonalize" around these sad events, especially just 5 year...

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Longhaul Order
Replies: 146
Views: 20202

RE: Lufthansa Longhaul Order

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Aug 31, 2006 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Restructures And Increases Airbus Order
Replies: 68
Views: 14235

RE: USAirways Restructures And Increases Airbus Order

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by Tom_EDDF
Wed Aug 30, 2006 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Airbus Can't Offer The Same Range On A321?
Replies: 34
Views: 20825

RE: Why Airbus Can't Offer The Same Range On A321?

The A321 is built upon the A320 platform and shares most components with its smaller siblings, most importantly apart from having double slotted flaps, it shares the same wing and landing gear assembly, limiting MTOW and therefore range.

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Aug 25, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 300A, Who Is The Largest PAX Carrier
Replies: 10
Views: 7607

RE: Airbus 300A, Who Is The Largest PAX Carrier

... which is the A300B, in fact. The A300(A/"non-B") has never been built and would have been a fair bit larger than the actual A300B. Main difference is fuselage width, which is kinda funny given that's what finally "killed" the A300B cross section after 3 decades with Airbus dropping the old-all n...

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Buys 787
Replies: 85
Views: 17696

RE: Monarch Buys 787

Are you sure they made a fuel stop in Finland? That's nowhere near the usual UK Florida route, I guess the distance between Finland and Florida is even greater... Maybe he was talking about Newfoundland?

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Aug 10, 2006 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas, Airbus A380 Delays & The Boeing 747-8i
Replies: 101
Views: 22142

RE: Qantas, Airbus A380 Delays & The Boeing 747-8i

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by Tom_EDDF
Fri Aug 04, 2006 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Cooks Up Some Pax In A 777
Replies: 86
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RE: UA Cooks Up Some Pax In A 777

I'm wondering how it comes that <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> screws up so often. I fly them a couple of times a year mainly on US domestic flights in and out of <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - In...

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by Tom_EDDF
Thu Aug 03, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Lease Airbus A320's?
Replies: 134
Views: 20005

RE: AA To Lease Airbus A320's?

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