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by aseem
Tue Jul 01, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't WestJet Join Any Alliance?
Replies: 2
Views: 2062

Why Doesn't WestJet Join Any Alliance?

Wondering why doesn't WestJet join any alliance? Is it something which is costly, and will affect its bottom line and they are just happy with interline arrangements with other airlines.

VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 35
Replies: 285
Views: 55961

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 35

It is being said that the flight management system could have been programmed to turn west, while it was on the ground. If so, why couldn't the pilots have overruled it??

VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30
Replies: 318
Views: 82377

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30

To all those suicide theorists. If the Captain were to commit suicide, why does he have go off the radar. He does not even have to go to full cruising height. He can just plunge into the Gulf of Thailand.

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VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14
Replies: 408
Views: 115551

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14

The most convincing explanation so far... "Darby, for one, believes purely mechanical issues remain the most valid possibility now. His main point is: "Everything is electrical." In other words, if there's some sort of "catastrophic failure" for whatever reason, that could knock out systems like the...

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by aseem
Fri Dec 28, 2012 4:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cockpit Control Explained
Replies: 3
Views: 6205

Cockpit Control Explained

I was looking for a website that could explain to me the various controls in cockpit of a modern airliners. I did manage to find one, but then lost it.

Any suggestions..

VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Along Rajasthan Back To Dubai
Replies: 99
Views: 31603

RE: Along Rajasthan Back To Dubai

amazing photos! surprised to see A340-500 on DEL route. Never heard of it.

VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dream Come True. DEL-BLR On AI 787 Dream)Liner
Replies: 15
Views: 16989

RE: Dream Come True. DEL-BLR On AI 787 Dream)Liner

Thanks for sharing!
VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Mon May 23, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 400 Mm For Nikon
Replies: 56
Views: 10093

RE: 400 Mm For Nikon

try using <b>full frame</b> Nikkor 75-300mm. it is discontinued but will still be available on eBay. with crop ratio you'd get 105-450mm out of it. Here is one of mine <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aseemsjohri/5749180888/" target="_blank"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5305/5749180...

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by aseem
Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google Wave - Any Good?
Replies: 8
Views: 2920

RE: Google Wave - Any Good?

can anybody please invite me at aseem.johri(at)gmail.com . thnx

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by aseem
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DEL To YYZ Via BRU On Jet Airways A330 (pics&vids)
Replies: 30
Views: 33377

RE: DEL To YYZ Via BRU On Jet Airways A330 (pics&vids)

just saw the landing video of YYZ. The Rnwy used was 23 and is favourite for spotters  Smile

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by aseem
Mon Aug 18, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AI 77L BOM-JFK-BOM (with Pics/vis)
Replies: 25
Views: 32664

RE: AI 77L BOM-JFK-BOM (with Pics/vis)

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by aseem
Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Inaugural SQ B77W From BOM - SIN & Return
Replies: 33
Views: 31857

RE: Inaugural SQ B77W From BOM - SIN & Return

too bad the flight was so short  cry 

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by aseem
Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Jumping The Queue
Replies: 13
Views: 3240

RE: Aircraft Jumping The Queue

thank you all for headsup!

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by aseem
Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Jumping The Queue
Replies: 13
Views: 3240

RE: Aircraft Jumping The Queue

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by aseem
Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Jumping The Queue
Replies: 13
Views: 3240

Aircraft Jumping The Queue

ever seen an aircraft jumping the queue to take off. here is one example where <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym>'s B773ER was given priority over the other. It entered the runway using one of the exitways, taxied to the end of the runway and turned around for take off. Here are the sequential...

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by aseem
Mon Dec 31, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA 292 Chicago - New Delhi Non-stop
Replies: 27
Views: 33421

RE: AA 292 Chicago - New Delhi Non-stop

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by aseem
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA 292 Chicago - New Delhi Non-stop
Replies: 27
Views: 33421

RE: AA 292 Chicago - New Delhi Non-stop

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by aseem
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA 292 Chicago - New Delhi Non-stop
Replies: 27
Views: 33421

AA 292 Chicago - New Delhi Non-stop

On Dec 05, 2007 my first flight was from <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> to <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, from where I was supposed to catch my Flight AA292 ...

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by aseem
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian Food
Replies: 169
Views: 10582

RE: Indian Food

THIS THREAD SHOULD <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> LOCKED. <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym> <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> GETTING ME CRAZY HERE!  <img sr...

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by aseem
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Has Aggressive Plans
Replies: 94
Views: 15669

RE: Jet Airways Has Aggressive Plans

last glimpse I managed today

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by aseem
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 59
Replies: 113
Views: 14604

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 59

hot! hot! hot! <acronym title="Jet Airways (India)">9W</acronym>'s inaugural flight landed at <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> two hours ago, and here are two pics <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aseemsjohri/133214...

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by aseem
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Has Aggressive Plans
Replies: 94
Views: 15669

RE: Jet Airways Has Aggressive Plans

hot! hot! hot! <acronym title="Jet Airways (India)">9W</acronym>'s inaugural flight landed at <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> two hours ago, and here are two pics <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aseemsjohri/133214...

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by aseem
Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon VS Nikon
Replies: 28
Views: 6251

RE: Canon VS Nikon

now here comes a shot in the arm of Nikon. JDPower give it over all award and it tops on all parameters. Here is the link

http://www.jdpower.com/electronics/ratings/digital_camera/dslr

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by aseem
Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Lens Rental In YYZ And Area
Replies: 6
Views: 5387

RE: Lens Rental In YYZ And Area

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by aseem
Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Lens Rental In YYZ And Area
Replies: 6
Views: 5387

RE: Lens Rental In YYZ And Area

www.henrys.ca does it too...try their Downtown location as others might not.

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by aseem
Mon Aug 27, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massive Hindu Temple Opens In Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 2694

RE: Massive Hindu Temple Opens In Atlanta

had similar one coming up here at Toronto....just too lazy to go..

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by aseem
Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8
Replies: 21
Views: 4155

RE: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8

update...just bought Sigma 15-30mm of Cametas...Brand new, not Demo.....so the race hots up for mid-range zoom. thank you all for your comments...and please continue with the discussion

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by aseem
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8
Replies: 21
Views: 4155

RE: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8

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by aseem
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is A 18-55 And 55-200mm Len's Enough?
Replies: 12
Views: 4650

RE: Is A 18-55 And 55-200mm Len's Enough?

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by aseem
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8
Replies: 21
Views: 4155

Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8

folks! I am in a big of fix about standard lens for my DSLR. I plan to purchase the D80 body, and not go for kit lens. Just to give you some background, I do mostly aviation and macro photography and already have a lovely Nikkor 75-300 non-VR lens. I have zeroed into choice between 24-120VR and 24-8...

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by aseem
Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Eyes 60-Jet Buy
Replies: 50
Views: 9263

RE: Air India Eyes 60-Jet Buy

well!! what sense will it make to have both B787 and A350XWB in the fleet???

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by aseem
Sat Jul 28, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India: 777LR Ready For Aug.1 N/S To JFK Debut
Replies: 34
Views: 10480

RE: Air India: 777LR Ready For Aug.1 N/S To JFK Debut

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by aseem
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.
Replies: 233
Views: 41263

RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

somebody please confirm...is this bird powered by RR engines??? I was under the impression 787 was solely GE!

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by aseem
Sun Jul 08, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India - Another New Color Scheme!
Replies: 10
Views: 6412

RE: Air India - Another New Color Scheme!

I was they had used Golden instead of Orange, it would have contrasted better....

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by aseem
Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Service At JFK
Replies: 4
Views: 3533

RE: Air India Service At JFK

that flight will be in addition to their current <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), India">BOM</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy Intern...

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by aseem
Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hot Of The Press - Air Canada 772LR Images
Replies: 39
Views: 11210

RE: Hot Of The Press - Air Canada 772LR Images

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by aseem
Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ACs 3rd And 4th 777
Replies: 28
Views: 6219

RE: ACs 3rd And 4th 777

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by aseem
Sun May 27, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air India Express B738 AUH-TRV [+pics/vids]
Replies: 30
Views: 33715

RE: Air India Express B738 AUH-TRV [+pics/vids]

was listening to announcement in the landing video....you're landing with outside temp of 40 C, that also at that time of the hour...hope you had a nice stay  Wink

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by aseem
Sat May 26, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 692 Incident At YYZ Today?
Replies: 3
Views: 9484

RE: KLM 692 Incident At YYZ Today?

maybe the incident she was refering to was of AC, and her's KL got delayed because of that...

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by aseem
Fri May 25, 2007 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India's New Livery
Replies: 113
Views: 39522

RE: Air India's New Livery

Whichever way, the "interim" livery shall create a record of some sort for remaining in existance for shortest duration. A livery that never saw the light of the day beyond manufacturer's facility.
rgds
VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Tue May 15, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF's B744 At YYZ
Replies: 8
Views: 3053

AF's B744 At YYZ

folks! I was in Markham today, which happens to be under fly path of the aircraft coming from east and spotted <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>'s B747 today. Is it regular during time of the season or was it some diversion. thnx <acronym title="Air Tahiti (French Polynesia)">VT</acronym>-ASJ

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by aseem
Fri May 11, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51
Replies: 103
Views: 10891

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 51

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by aseem
Wed May 02, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 50
Replies: 103
Views: 9161

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 50

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by aseem
Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI 772LR Headed For DL Question?
Replies: 5
Views: 4407

RE: AI 772LR Headed For DL Question?

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by aseem
Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 50
Replies: 103
Views: 9161

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 50

 champagne  Welcome to the Golden Jublee Thread Wish this thread brings sense to babus at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan.
rgds
VT-ASJ

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by aseem
Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 49
Replies: 96
Views: 10578

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 49

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by aseem
Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India's New Colors
Replies: 53
Views: 12570

RE: Air India's New Colors

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by aseem
Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India's New Colors
Replies: 53
Views: 12570

RE: Air India's New Colors

what is bugging me here is the order reevaluation thing.....can se do such a stupid thing???

on the whole I am happy with the proposed change with Chakra on tail, and as Mrniji said accentuated windows would be icing on the cake....

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by aseem
Mon Apr 16, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India's New Colors
Replies: 53
Views: 12570

RE: Air India's New Colors

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by aseem
Sun Apr 15, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 49
Replies: 96
Views: 10578

RE: Indian Aviation Thread: Part 49

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