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by JAM747
Sat Feb 16, 2008 1:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Statistics On Aircraft Dispatch/reliability Rates?
Replies: 2
Views: 14837

Statistics On Aircraft Dispatch/reliability Rates?

Is there statistics or reports on dispatch reliability rates for aircraft by type? There have been many discussions on here about certain aircraft being more or less troublesome than others. It would be interesting to see 'factual' data on the reliability of aircraft and also how the reliabilty of t...

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by JAM747
Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jamaica/ Brazil Signs First Air Services Agreement
Replies: 2
Views: 2574

Jamaica/ Brazil Signs First Air Services Agreement

<a href="http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20071218/business/business1.html" target=_blank>http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/glean...r/20071218/business/business1.html</a> Jamaica and Brazil has signed an air services agreement. It will be interesting to see which airlines will offer direct flight...

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by JAM747
Tue Dec 11, 2007 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-8i/8F Order Thread.
Replies: 102
Views: 33239

RE: Boeing 747-8i/8F Order Thread.

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by JAM747
Sat Dec 08, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Supplies Engines For Russian/Ukraine Aircraft?
Replies: 4
Views: 3350

RE: Who Supplies Engines For Russian/Ukraine Aircraft?

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by JAM747
Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Supplies Engines For Russian/Ukraine Aircraft?
Replies: 4
Views: 3350

Who Supplies Engines For Russian/Ukraine Aircraft?

Which engine suppliers supply engines for Russian or Ukrainian commercial aircraft? Do some of them have western engines such as <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym>,RR,PW? If not, how do they compare to western engines ? Is it possible we that we might see a merger or joint ven...

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by JAM747
Sat Dec 08, 2007 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Decide On 737 Replacement By 2010
Replies: 141
Views: 18925

RE: Boeing To Decide On 737 Replacement By 2010

I believe that Boeing will have a 737 replacement to cover the 100-200 seat range and will NOT concede the 100-125 seat to Embraer etc. The market is too big to concede that lower seat capacity and there will be alot of older 737, 319-321,DC9, <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym> 80 etc to b...

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by JAM747
Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Dont A/B Produce Their Own Engines?
Replies: 55
Views: 10294

RE: Why Dont A/B Produce Their Own Engines?

It would be extremely expensive for A or <acronym title="Sterling European Airlines (Denmark)">NB</acronym> to develop and build their own engines. Why would they when there are recognisied companies such as <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym>, <acronym title="Trans Asia A...

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by JAM747
Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could The 767 Be The Next 'Hot' Used Aircraft?
Replies: 27
Views: 9869

RE: Could The 767 Be The Next 'Hot' Used Aircraft?

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by JAM747
Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could The 767 Be The Next 'Hot' Used Aircraft?
Replies: 27
Views: 9869

Could The 767 Be The Next 'Hot' Used Aircraft?

Could the 767 be the next 'hot' used aircraft if its pass. version production ceases and after the 787 and A350 is in full service? Could it be still highly desired like the 757 because , the cost of the new planes are too high or because there is no direct replacement for its size except the A330? ...

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by JAM747
Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Was Mc Donnell Douglas Secret?
Replies: 74
Views: 7494

RE: What Was Mc Donnell Douglas Secret?

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by JAM747
Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Was Mc Donnell Douglas Secret?
Replies: 74
Views: 7494

RE: What Was Mc Donnell Douglas Secret?

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by JAM747
Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Al-li Alloys Boost B748 Range/efficency?
Replies: 5
Views: 2765

Could Al-li Alloys Boost B748 Range/efficency?

Boeing has been trying to meet <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> in particular need for longer range. Will the 748 use al-li alloys, and if not could more of this or composite materials boost the 748? I think if Boeing could use as much of these materials as economically ...

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by JAM747
Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Featuring A 787 On Their Website!?
Replies: 26
Views: 14357

RE: AA Featuring A 787 On Their Website!?

Like most people have pointed out that plane is a 777. However during the 787 launch there was clip showing a quick glimpse of the 787 tails with the livery of the airlines which ordered the aircraft. One of them to me looked very much llike a new <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym...

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by JAM747
Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus's Biggest Mistakes...
Replies: 81
Views: 17641

RE: Airbus's Biggest Mistakes...

The A340 acheived a very important role for Airbus that many people forget. It took away quite a few sales from the successfull Boeing 747-400 and replaced some older 747s . This helped to prove that Airbus could make large efficient long range aircraft.

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by JAM747
Tue Nov 13, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Mysterious A380 VIP Customer..revealed
Replies: 98
Views: 25881

The Mysterious A380 VIP Customer..revealed

It would be cool to have some billionares like this as a.netters as they would probably buy some nice classics and fly them around, especially ones with historical significance. Are there any famous billionares on a.net?

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by JAM747
Mon Nov 12, 2007 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Question : Will The 747-8I Ever Be Built?
Replies: 134
Views: 19741

RE: Short Question : Will The 747-8I Ever Be Built?

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by JAM747
Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS And JM Deal Sealed.
Replies: 11
Views: 3125

RE: VS And JM Deal Sealed.

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by JAM747
Fri Nov 02, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS And JM Deal Sealed.
Replies: 11
Views: 3125

VS And JM Deal Sealed.

Virgin Airlines has firmed its code share deal with Air Jamaica regarding flights to the London. This came after Richard Branson met witrh the new Jamaican officials. <a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20071102T010000-0500_128961_OBS_VIRGIN_DEAL_NOW_SEALED.asp" target=_blank>http://ww...

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by JAM747
Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A New 767-200 Order For Boeing From SilverJet?
Replies: 39
Views: 15984

RE: A New 767-200 Order For Boeing From SilverJet?

I think there was a topic before about a possible revised 767 based on the upgraded modifications done for the tanker version. It was discussed that if Boeing wins the the tanker deal for the airforce and the 767 line is kept open , passenger versions might be offered with some upgrades to airlines ...

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by JAM747
Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would RR Engines Availability On B748 Help Orders?
Replies: 37
Views: 4257

Would RR Engines Availability On B748 Help Orders?

I believe <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> has exclusive engine supply rights to the 748. Is it possible for <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> to be also a supplier at some point ? Could having <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR...

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by JAM747
Sun Oct 14, 2007 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jamaica Govt. Wants JM/Virgin Deal Put On Hold
Replies: 36
Views: 4677

RE: New Jamaica Govt. Wants JM/Virgin Deal Put On Hold

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by JAM747
Sun Oct 14, 2007 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jamaica Govt. Wants JM/Virgin Deal Put On Hold
Replies: 36
Views: 4677

RE: New Jamaica Govt. Wants JM/Virgin Deal Put On Hold

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by JAM747
Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Big Announcement 10/12
Replies: 110
Views: 26729

RE: AA Big Announcement 10/12

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by JAM747
Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Big Announcement 10/12
Replies: 110
Views: 26729

RE: AA Big Announcement 10/12

A friend at AA just told me that it will be new route announcement to Tungston ( not sure of spelling) in the UK. I was hoping that it would have been the A300 replacement news.

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by JAM747
Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Big Announcement 10/12
Replies: 110
Views: 26729

RE: AA Big Announcement 10/12

Could be A300 replacement news. I believe some of their leases are coming due in a few years and it is time to plan the replacement. I know that there is active discussion within AA going on about this.

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by JAM747
Wed Oct 10, 2007 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jamaica Govt. Wants JM/Virgin Deal Put On Hold
Replies: 36
Views: 4677

New Jamaica Govt. Wants JM/Virgin Deal Put On Hold

The new Jamaica govt. is trying to put the the Air Jamaica deal with Virgin Atlantic to code share the Heathrow slots on hold. <a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20071008T180000-0500_128148_OBS_MINISTER_WANTS_AIR_J_TO_PUT_VIRGIN_DEAL_ON_HOLD_.asp" target=_blank>http://www.jamaicaobser...

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by JAM747
Tue Oct 02, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can The 747-8 Be Successful?
Replies: 240
Views: 21937

RE: Can The 747-8 Be Successful?

BA ordering the 748i would have been very important to the program but not vital to the 748i success. It is still early to know how successfull the 748i program will be. I think a few things will happen. As the more airlines reach their large widebody replacement cycles we will see more 748i and A 3...

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by JAM747
Mon Sep 24, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Aircraft During UN Meeting?
Replies: 5
Views: 2097

RE: Interesting Aircraft During UN Meeting?

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by JAM747
Mon Sep 24, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Aircraft During UN Meeting?
Replies: 5
Views: 2097

Interesting Aircraft During UN Meeting?

I was shopping at IKEA near the Newark Intl. Airport and I saw a Russian tri-jet with triple wheel bogies landing. I believe it was the plane for the Polish Representitive to the UN meeting as it had 'Republic of Poland ' written on it. I was quite impressed to see this plane as it is rare to see su...

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by JAM747
Sun Sep 23, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Do Airplanes Park During Hurricane?
Replies: 16
Views: 11960

RE: Where Do Airplanes Park During Hurricane?

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by JAM747
Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Do Airplanes Park During Hurricane?
Replies: 16
Views: 11960

Where Do Airplanes Park During Hurricane?

Where do arlines park their airplanes during a hurricane or storm. I would think that the strong winds of an hurricane could do serious damage to and airplane especially to it's wings . I have heard that planes could get damaged quite badly from a hail storm but could'nt a strong hurricane do even m...

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by JAM747
Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do Commercial Planes Fly Over Hurricanes?
Replies: 64
Views: 80485

Do Commercial Planes Fly Over Hurricanes?

Just curious, do commercial flights fly over Hurricanes or do they have go around them, or cancel flights till the hurricane moves out of the normal flight path? For example if the there is a hurricane in the Caribbean along the flight path to South America do the flights on that path have to be can...

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by JAM747
Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Refreshed 777 Before A Y3?
Replies: 41
Views: 5415

RE: Refreshed 777 Before A Y3?

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by JAM747
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

RE: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

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by JAM747
Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

RE: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

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by JAM747
Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

RE: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

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by JAM747
Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

RE: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

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by JAM747
Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

RE: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

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by JAM747
Mon Aug 06, 2007 7:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Has Anyone Actually Stolen An Airplane From An Air
Replies: 37
Views: 8689

RE: Has Anyone Actually Stolen An Airplane From An Air

About year ago a small plane was stolen from a small airport in Danbury Connecticut by a young guy and his friends. They took it for joy ride then landed at a small airport in Westchester NY. I believe they were also drinking but the pilot who did not have a licence managed to land on an unlit runwa...

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by JAM747
Sat Aug 04, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

RE: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

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by JAM747
Sat Aug 04, 2007 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Updates On Air Jamaica?
Replies: 36
Views: 6198

Any Updates On Air Jamaica?

Is there any recent updates on Air Jamaica such as fleet plans? Do they still operate the 757s from North American?

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by JAM747
Sat Aug 04, 2007 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Routes Only Require Quads/trijets?
Replies: 5
Views: 2766

Which Routes Only Require Quads/trijets?

More and more tri-jets and quads are being replaced by more efficient twins such as the 777 , A330, 787, A350 etc. especially since ETOPS allows these planes to fly routes which years ago were not allowed by twins. Are there any current routes that still require a quad or tri-jet because of the dist...

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by JAM747
Wed Aug 01, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Other 747-8i Customers In Sight?
Replies: 123
Views: 15795

RE: Any Other 747-8i Customers In Sight?

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by JAM747
Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Other 747-8i Customers In Sight?
Replies: 123
Views: 15795

RE: Any Other 747-8i Customers In Sight?

It is highly likely that the reason we have not seen an order recently for the 748I is because Boeing is tweeking it even further, and prospective buyers are waiting. My hunch is a longer range version probably in a shorter version such as the original planned 748I, or the current version with updat...

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by JAM747
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No AA Cargo Only Aircraft?
Replies: 6
Views: 3706

Why No AA Cargo Only Aircraft?

Some told me that at one point <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> had aircraft for cargo only similar to <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>. Is this true and if so why don't <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</ac...

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by JAM747
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A-340 Scrapping
Replies: 131
Views: 30718

RE: First A-340 Scrapping

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by JAM747
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Ever Crash For Each Aircraft Type
Replies: 71
Views: 38148

RE: First Ever Crash For Each Aircraft Type

Has any 747-400 been written off?

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by JAM747
Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 4
Replies: 226
Views: 25034

RE: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 4

I am not sure if this was mentioned before. I noticed on the video of the Tam plane landing that there was a spark or light from the left engine shortly before it went off therunway. Hashis been brought up or discussed before, or has any one else noticed this?

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by JAM747
Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nose/tail Loading For Next VLA Cargo Important?
Replies: 4
Views: 3876

Nose/tail Loading For Next VLA Cargo Important?

Some cargo operators like the the nose loading ability of the 747 , and the Dreamlifter ( converted 747 to carry 787 parts) has shown that a tail loading can work well too. Does any know if having this ability (nose/tail loading) for a cargo a/c is very important to have in the next VLA cargo a/c? ....

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by JAM747
Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hotels In Montego Bay Suitable For A/C Viewing
Replies: 2
Views: 3717

RE: Hotels In Montego Bay Suitable For A/C Viewing

By the way there is a bar called Margarittaville which is on the beach and give good views of the approach as well.

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