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by RubberJungle
Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 NEO Production Thread - Part 2
Replies: 233
Views: 73818

RE: Airbus A320 NEO Production Thread - Part 2



PW1100G at podding in Toulouse (above), Leap-1A at Villaroche (below)

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by RubberJungle
Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Test Flights Official Thread Part 17
Replies: 208
Views: 65618

RE: A350 Test Flights Official Thread Part 17

Hot campaign for MSN3 is, I believe, being carried out at Al Ain in the UAE.

[Edited 2014-06-14 12:23:27]

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by RubberJungle
Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Air Traffic Control "Joke" Forces Go Around
Replies: 124
Views: 30528

RE: ATL Air Traffic Control "Joke" Forces Go Around

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/atcsundevil" class="quote" target="_blank">atcsundevil</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I will say that I'm rather surpris...

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by RubberJungle
Fri May 23, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amadeo And Doric Issues?
Replies: 12
Views: 4005

RE: Amadeo And Doric Issues?

Flightglobal ran a story a few days back about issues between the two, but it's subscription-only.

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by RubberJungle
Sat May 17, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 1205 - April 25th 2014 - Report Of Near Miss
Replies: 30
Views: 7584

RE: UAL 1205 - April 25th 2014 - Report Of Near Miss

Sensationalism aside, it's worth having a look at the replay around 23:20UTC. The two other flights he mentions in the blog were actually quite a distance north at the time of the incident. But there is evidence of another aircraft (US432) which, having been undisplayed, makes a sudden appearance ju...

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by RubberJungle
Sun May 11, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Name For An Airport?
Replies: 72
Views: 4298

RE: Best Name For An Airport?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>But I don't know how it came to be...

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by RubberJungle
Thu May 08, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Concorde News?
Replies: 31
Views: 14870

RE: Any Concorde News?

This is from Flight International a few months ago:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...e-could-concorde-fly-again-391708/

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by RubberJungle
Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HS 121 Trident For Sale
Replies: 13
Views: 12451

RE: HS 121 Trident For Sale

Is this the same aircraft which was put up for sale a few years back, and about which there was doubt over the Chairman Mao connection...? <a href="http://www.china.org.cn/china/local/2008-10/10/content_16596250.htm" target="_blank">http://www.china.org.cn/china/local/2008-10/10/content_16596250.htm...

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by RubberJungle
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Air Berlin In Danger?
Replies: 45
Views: 18687

RE: Is Air Berlin In Danger?

From the airline:

"Air Berlin PLC is currently in advanced discussions on options, which, if implemented, would have a substantial effect of the company. The company therefore postpones its annual press conference and the analysts & investors conference from 20 March 2014 to 27 March 2014."

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by RubberJungle
Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL 737 (PR-GGY) Engine Doors Separate After GRU Takeoff
Replies: 22
Views: 10247

RE: GOL 737 (PR-GGY) Engine Doors Separate After GRU Takeoff

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Define "often". I'm aware of three such in...

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by RubberJungle
Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible 707 Sighting?
Replies: 16
Views: 8007

RE: Possible 707 Sighting?

Lufthansa A380? Miami service was over Palm Beach at 14:00.

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by RubberJungle
Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely Part 5
Replies: 250
Views: 42187

RE: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>And we have another one: AWAS to switch ...

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by RubberJungle
Wed Feb 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amedeo Firms Up 20x A380's (Part 1)
Replies: 255
Views: 38183

Amedeo Firms Up 20x A380's (Part 1)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/na" class="quote" target="_blank">na</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Seems Doric has renamed itself</i></font></td><...

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by RubberJungle
Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely Part 4
Replies: 245
Views: 36233

RE: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#132" class="quote">Reply 132</a>):<br/><i>AWAS will now do so with their 2, as well<...

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by RubberJungle
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Profitable Is VS200/201
Replies: 34
Views: 11786

RE: How Profitable Is VS200/201

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cathay250" class="quote" target="_blank">cathay250</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>starting from March 2014</i></font></t...

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by RubberJungle
Sun Feb 02, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pioneers Of The Winglet?
Replies: 18
Views: 8849

RE: Pioneers Of The Winglet?

Winglets, in concept, were invented before the first aircraft flew. Some business jet aficionados might argue that the first passenger aircraft to have them was the Learjet 28.

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by RubberJungle
Thu Jan 30, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely Part 3
Replies: 250
Views: 33682

RE: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tortugamon" class="quote" target="_blank">tortugamon</a> (<a href="#233" class="quote">Reply 233</a>):<br/><i>it should not be getting equal sha...

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet To Open New USA Routes With SSJ100
Replies: 50
Views: 16576

RE: Interjet To Open New USA Routes With SSJ100

I'd like to know how much Interjet is paying for its aircraft.

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Looks At Longer Routes For A350
Replies: 70
Views: 24726

RE: Airbus Looks At Longer Routes For A350

As listed by FAA dockets:

"Airbus proposes the Model A350-900 series to be certified for extended operations (ETOPS) beyond 180 minutes at entry into service for up to a 420-minute maximum diversion time."

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Looks At Longer Routes For A350
Replies: 70
Views: 24726

RE: Airbus Looks At Longer Routes For A350

Rolls-Royce and Boeing have previously discussed 420min ETOPS, I understand, but the real issue isn't so much the approval but finding the application for it.

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Drops $1.08 B Of Airbus Orders In Jet Shift
Replies: 34
Views: 30481

RE: United Drops $1.08 B Of Airbus Orders In Jet Shift

It's an order originally placed in 2001, so I suspect it's not really $1 billion worth.

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Winglets On The New 777X Program?
Replies: 36
Views: 15955

RE: Why No Winglets On The New 777X Program?

Boeing's 777 test pilot once told me that winglets were considered for the current model, but that they'd have needed to be extremely tall.

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by RubberJungle
Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Is Behind An Order For 100 A320s?
Replies: 22
Views: 19212

RE: Who Is Behind An Order For 100 A320s?

Original article has since been updated to suggest it's Air China and Shenzhen...

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane Registration Please.
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

RE: Plane Registration Please.

Are you sure you've corrected for the date? The evening of 29 Dec PST is 30 Dec <acronym title="Utrecht - Soesterberg (UTC / EHSB) (closed), Netherlands">UTC</acronym>. <a href="http://www.libhomeradar.org/databasequery/details.php?page=1&qid=28298596&sid=6532799384" target="_blank">http://w...

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by RubberJungle
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane Registration Please.
Replies: 7
Views: 1738

RE: Plane Registration Please.

N528NK according to Flightradar24.

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by RubberJungle
Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely (Part 1)
Replies: 255
Views: 45905

A330 NEO Becoming More Likely (Part 1)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Millenium" class="quote" target="_blank">Millenium</a> (<a href="#226" class="quote">Reply 226</a>):<br/><i>First the no-brainers.</i></font></t...

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by RubberJungle
Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR And The A320neo
Replies: 7
Views: 3239

RE: QR And The A320neo

The A319neo swap is old news. As for the Qatari government, it's been snuggling up to EADS for a while, so I wouldn't be surprised if there were a few pointed discussions about the future <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> fleet. But the fact is that, regardless of any EADS influence, <acro...

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by RubberJungle
Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely (Part 1)
Replies: 255
Views: 45905

A330 NEO Becoming More Likely (Part 1)

How did that re-engining of the 747 with GEnx engines work out against the A380?  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"/>  If you're going to invest a stack of money in redesigning and re-engining the A330, you m...

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by RubberJungle
Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Becoming More Likely (Part 1)
Replies: 255
Views: 45905

A330 NEO Becoming More Likely (Part 1)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/StickShaker" class="quote" target="_blank">StickShaker</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Trans Asia Ai...

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by RubberJungle
Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shouldn't We Drop The 777 "X"?
Replies: 22
Views: 9507

RE: Shouldn't We Drop The 777 "X"?

Boeing's huge model of the aircraft, unveiled at the Dubai show after the formal launch, still had the 'X' tag.

When asked if they'd drop it, Boeing said it "had time" to come up with the final name. Which doesn't mean it won't be 777-8 and -9.

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by RubberJungle
Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 NEO Production Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 17074

RE: Airbus A320 NEO Production Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/3rdGen" class="quote" target="_blank">3rdGen</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Anyone have an idea about the cockpit layout...

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by RubberJungle
Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silkair 185 - What Really Happened?
Replies: 39
Views: 26361

RE: Silkair 185 - What Really Happened?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/texdravid" class="quote" target="_blank">texdravid</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>The pilots involved deserve no sympath...

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by RubberJungle
Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silkair 185 - What Really Happened?
Replies: 39
Views: 26361

RE: Silkair 185 - What Really Happened?

I came downstairs one morning to find a half-chewed dead mouse on my kitchen floor. I can't prove the cat brought it in, so it might have been my wife.

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by RubberJungle
Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mozambique Passenger Plane (LAM) Carrying 33 Down
Replies: 143
Views: 45339

RE: Mozambique Passenger Plane (LAM) Carrying 33 Down

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cougar15" class="quote" target="_blank">cougar15</a> (<a href="#135" class="quote">Reply 135</a>):<br/><i>I think ist safe to say that one can s...

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by RubberJungle
Sat Dec 21, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 NEO Production Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 17074

RE: Airbus A320 NEO Production Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Given the small backlog for the A319neo,...

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by RubberJungle
Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status Of ET-AOP 787 At LHR (Part 2)
Replies: 89
Views: 26265

RE: Status Of ET-AOP 787 At LHR (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/starbucks" class="quote" target="_blank">starbucks</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>FR24 on twitter said it's going to Man...

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by RubberJungle
Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BFU Final Report 9 Years After The Accident (¿¡?)
Replies: 5
Views: 3551

RE: BFU Final Report 9 Years After The Accident (¿¡?)

It's because the BFU prioritises the publication of accident reports according to their severity and the urgency required to address relevant issues. Ultimately this was an event which resulted in no injuries, and there was probably very little mystery behind it. It's happened before and the release...

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by RubberJungle
Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Concerned About A350 Electronics
Replies: 7
Views: 16010

RE: FAA Concerned About A350 Electronics

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Finn350" class="quote" target="_blank">Finn350</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>This sounds similar to FAA requiremen...

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by RubberJungle
Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Adding Airport Code To Runway Designation Markings
Replies: 22
Views: 5794

RE: Adding Airport Code To Runway Designation Markings

If you believe you're in the right place, and haven't picked up on a 30nm difference in approach distance, or the fact that the terminal buildings are on the wrong side of the runway, it'll take more than a couple of painted letters to convince you otherwise.

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by RubberJungle
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flightglobal To Stop Publishing JP Airline Fleets
Replies: 8
Views: 14752

RE: Flightglobal To Stop Publishing JP Airline Fleets

Exactly right. These days it's extremely difficult to make a business case for a paper directory, because it doesn't sell. It's too expensive to include all the data available, and the selected data which does end up printed is inaccurate before it's out of the door - not because it was bad informat...

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by RubberJungle
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News, ET B767 Lands In ARK!
Replies: 80
Views: 49763

RE: Breaking News, ET B767 Lands In ARK!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KELPkid" class="quote" target="_blank">KELPkid</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Just deploy an evacuation slide</i></font>...

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by RubberJungle
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News, ET B767 Lands In ARK!
Replies: 80
Views: 49763

RE: Breaking News, ET B767 Lands In ARK!

Any suggestions why the flaps are retracted? Normal shutdown despite the lawn venture?

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by RubberJungle
Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 110 Years Ago Today Wright Bros NOT 1st In Flight
Replies: 44
Views: 12599

RE: 110 Years Ago Today Wright Bros NOT 1st In Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>As far as I know, the first manned, uncont...

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by RubberJungle
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ntsb Hearing On Asiana 214
Replies: 163
Views: 23072

RE: Ntsb Hearing On Asiana 214

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Passedv1" class="quote" target="_blank">Passedv1</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i>I was talking about critical aural warni...

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by RubberJungle
Sat Dec 14, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 14
Replies: 262
Views: 85294

RE: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 14

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#234" class="quote">Reply 234</a>):<br/><i>Must be a mistake ... or maybe a nice ...

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by RubberJungle
Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Operating B747?
Replies: 52
Views: 26399

RE: Oldest Operating B747?

Concorde is iconic in the truest sense, in that the word 'icon' is derived from 'image', and Concorde owes much of its popularity to the fact that it looked good on camera. If it had achieved the same performance, and the same economics, at the same cost, but looked like a pig, no-one would have giv...

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by RubberJungle
Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happened To The Bae 146 "Whisper Jet"?
Replies: 96
Views: 27878

RE: What Happened To The Bae 146 "Whisper Jet"?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/william" class="quote" target="_blank">william</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>One could say that aircraft was the original...

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